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PifAM-ERN MISSOURI, KANSAS dangerec -AND OKLAHOlMA VISITED. - Fight - - Agua Pr! STowns re Desroyed, Twenty- Ariz.-Duri e .5ven People Killed and all Friday I Many Were Injured. ture of Ay -- commandel City. 3Mo.-A heavy wind- can troop: tainini a velocity of a tor- stopped th t0t n sectlions and accom- taken afte o inb rail, hail and lightning,' ed and se ept1 bver Western Missouri, Kan- and the and Oklahoma Thursday, killing dangering °1 ,y.8seven persons, practically de- United St, Sed .two towns, injuring almost under con ý npdred persons, wrecking scores Thousar Sbuildings and putting almost every the intern p aone and telegraph wire in the ing contin tor u of commission. behind ab The tornado levied its greatest toll About f # dead at Big leart, Okla., where ing on tl jgt persons were killed, ten injured the head< almost every building in the ad almost .was blow :to wrecked. Whiting, Kan., was pctlcally wilped off the map. Sixty It is n ;:.auldings ''ere blown down, thirty bulletstr plrsons hurt and Mrs. David Stone mitisario kies mite was At p.owhatan, Kani., a woman and erals ble child were killed. A high school vent the ulilding was wrecked at Eskridge, The re , a number of houses damaged tured at sag from fifteen to twenty persons The f, uredt.i men has At Hiawatha, Kan., a school house indicate( Ss blown down, an 8-year-old boy. The r Ujned Pelton was killed and several from the Sbuildings were struck by lightning. below tl Several persons are known to have west of -e~en hurt at Netawaka, Kan. A boy and thel vai killed at lManville, Kan. ter behi The Kansas end of the tornado resting stated near Whiting and swept in a they sh goutheasterly direction for a distance One Smore than fifty miles. commis It is thought many more persons and dii ,I killed or injured than have been ported at this time. Telegraph and ephone crews are working, now f d hat the storm has abated, to get the _ ites in shape. It is a big task, as ily one wire was left intact between STUPE 'Jaas City and Topeka, and tele 1aph communication between Kan- To Wa as City and Oklahoma points was cut Ki In Kansas City the storm did little i e. A few horses were killed by Aust 'thing and some buildings struck. irrigat f rain in Kansas City lasted about for th Sbour and was heavy. HIail accome and tl led the rain. T'o more deaths are reported from in the Hiawatha. Geraldine Meisen- comm er, 10 years old, and a small child develc Otis Mellott are the victims. The ing di eimer girl sought refuge with extenl ocmpanions in a country school "o Del and the building was wrecked t t afterward. The dead girl's com- pione were injured. It is not known Gran( the Mellott child met its death. the I put - Lumbermen Elect Officers. vagam ton, Tex.-The convention of whici Lumbermen's Association of Tex- soil ed Wednesday, so far as busi- ed. ib concerned, with the selection It Worth as the convention place and 12. On Thursday the lumbermen Miss Sladies were taken for~an all- men illat to the San Jacinto battle- the where a barbecue was served. Ver were re-elected as follows: Thai t, J. C. Whiteselle; vice presi- riga W. H. O'Niel, Dallas; secretary, tion 'winford, Houston. Directors: ly o Lyon, Sherman; R. Law, Bee- TI SW. B. Brazellton, Waco; O. C. of t , San Antonio; E. H. Lingo, in 1 W. M. Cameron, Waco; C. H. acre Klngsville; G. W. Woods, cOVl J,. M. Rockwell, !houston; J. Brownsville; E. M. Tomlin- A Ielville; S. R. Darnell, Dallas; imI IBarnes, eVictoria; W. H. Norris, vou ; W. S. Drake, Austin; E. A. res -, San Antonio; C. E. Walden, can t; R. C. Mitchell, Italy; J. sar , Gainesville; R.B. Spencer, .Albert Steves, San Antonio; "se Perar, Houston; S. V. Pfeuffer, r$Tatbnfels; J. E. Galbraith, Dal-th( --. E. Bueing, Laredo; J. E. usi Fort Worth, and W. L. Fax- th< .. Paso. th rance Licenses Granted. .Tex.--Insimralce, companies bu . Nortli British and Mercan !ance Company, London, Eng lNw York. General Marine Company, Dresden, Ger- Si -.,Lverpool and London and p Smpany, New York. Volun- m to~Life Insurance Company, pi STfIn. International Life ni t Company, St. Louis, Mo. . fn Central Life insurance ir .Cincinnati, Ohio. Central g ance Society of the United a Moines, Iowa. ii S[ eamen to Strike. Ill.-An international seamen, involving 250,000 S i.ight nations, has been or ake effect May 1. For the in the history of labor or- 2 American and European will make common cause Slimultaneously against the Jederation, Limited, which I fiquarters in London, En io Pardons Boy. xas.-Touched by the aP 1)oys, aged 8 and 12, Gov tt granted Ivey Martin, Sfreedom Tuesday. Mar icted from Deaf Smith clarge of swindling and three years in the peni -p, ISets Sail. -Ramon Corral, vice ;Thursday on the Es pe. He was given a I' guns. REBELS TAKE ACUA PRIESTA c 4iWes of American Citizens Were Ep dangered--U. S. Troops Stop the Fight-Three Men Killed. Agua Priesta, Mexico, vIa Douglas, Ariz.-During a battle which lasted : all Friday and resulted in the cap ture of Agua Priesta by the rebels, commanded by "Red" Lopez, Ameri can troops crossed the border and stopped the fighting. The action was taken after three men had been kill ed and several wounded in Douglas and the continuous firing was en dangering the lives of Americans on United States territory. Douglas was a under constant fire three hours. Thousands of Americans rushed to Pb the international line, but as the fir ing continued they had to seek shelter behind abode buildings and in ditches. About fifteen minutes after the fir ing on the town began, the cuartel, the headquarters of the commissario, .was blown up. It is not known whether a rebel bullet struck the magazine at the com e mnissario headquarters where dyna mite, was recently stored, or the fed d erals blew up the magazine to pre- tCooyr >1 vent the rebels getting supplies. The rebels came on the train cap- FRANCI d tured at Fronteras earlier in the day. Ls The federal garrison of sixty-five Gives U1 men has stood its ground well, as is Obst ;e indicated by the fierce fighting. y. The rebels attacked Agua Priesta al from the west. After detraining just Eagle g below the town they marched to the ter Lim ve west of the Nacazora railroad tracks conflicti and then with short rushes took shel- deco, S ter behind the railroad embankments, he had do resting their rifles over the rails as a they shot into the town. peace. .Ce having One federal officer on top of the commissario headquarters remained private ns and directed the movements of the ican sid ,nd federal troops. The federals fired ty had ow from doorways and from any barri- by stre the cade that could be used. Senoi as -suggest 'en STUPENDOUS IRRIGATION PLAN the o be app an- To Water 250,000 Acres in Val Verde, will re cut Kinney and Uvalde Counties. Antoni Possible Methods. The Austin, Tex.-Several stupendous ilco ick. irrigation projects are contemplated aroph )out from for the section west of San Antonio by C and the ycame to light Wednesday Don F rom in the hearing before the railroad narrov sen- commission when the question of the filthy hild development of that section was be- The The ing discussed in connection with the repeti with extension of common point territory MAadel ,hool o Del Frio and Eagle Pass. week eked It was stated that D. B. Chapin, a from com- pioneer in irrigation on the lower Rio eral town Grande, haS been probpecting along They eath. the Pecos river and is proposing to telegi put in some dams to irrigate the city, vagas or flats along the Pecos river, cated n of which are declared to contain rich vino Tex- soil and will produce largely if water- teleg busi- ed. post etion It was also stated that Mr. Chapin sue place and ex-Governor David R. Francis of Made rmen Missouri are interested in an im, his I n all- mense Devils river project, calling for ante attle- the irrigation of 350,000 acres in Val Tt arved Verde, Kinney and Uvalde counties. car lows: That river has the water, but the ir- ed c presi- rigable land is so remote that irriga- quir etary, tion can be accomplished successful-plac etors: ly only on a very large scale. peal SBee- There is a project to impound waters dist C. of the west Nueces and Turkey creek, rest in Uvalde county and irrigate 30,000 he ( oosacres of land. The reservoir will beir on cover 2,400 acres. sho o Another id to dam the Nueces and twe )allas; impound water in auxiliary reser- t 1.rris, voirs and water 20,000 acres. The Col R. A. reservoir will cover 600 acres and a for Valden, canal nineteen miles long is neces- tir aly; J. sary. tar pecer, Still another is to construct a dam notonio; -seventy fee high Bcross the main ter fue Iaio riirer at a narrow place called shutin. The river bed is to be J. E. used as a canal for tewlve miles and pa L . Fax- then an auxiliary dam is to divert t the water on both sides and irrigate some 35,000 acres. its ed. All of the land is said to be rich, Ml apanles but needs water. ag onnEng- Children's Playground. aarine 'San Antonio, Tex.--The children of n, Ger- San 4ntonlio will be presented with a on anl piayground one mile in length and td oVolun- many feet in widtmh, which will be im- is ompany, proved at a cost 'of $0,000. This do-i C onal Life nation will be made by F. F. Collins, ti uis, Mo. He owns what is said tobe the finest usurance irrigated farm in the State. The play Central ground will be a combination drive e U nited way ad recreation park through his immense holdings. It will be sodded and beautified in every way. e ike k _ _ __ -- rational $25,000 to Destroy Pest. b 250,000 Washington.De'egate Andrews ot ( For the NeW MIexico introduced a bill asking lan approprlation of $25,000 to enable( Ephe department of agriculture to erad European icate the grama grass caterpillar, on caus the which is destroying the pasturage in d h partswhich of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mex a do, nEn- ico and Colorado. This pest is in creasing its range annually. y.Grant Patent Validated. Sa- ngton.The supreme court of d 12, Gov- the United States Monday held to be ,y Martin, valid the so-called Grant patent coy aday. Mar- ering a system of setting of rubber eaf Smith eand tires on carriage wheels. 1 the peni- Texas Postmasters Named. Washington.othe president nomi rrra, vice nated Texas postmasters as follows: nh - Wilson L. Lawler, Deport; Frank E. Ste aOsbOD, McAllen; J. F. Henry, Strat as given a tord. JUST BUBBLES :r. ... :. :: ! ,. I ,~, 7.-+0:.: a 'Ol sl e Ar ifr :o y 4 .'ht 1 'iY . T"`·: /·. A~c# j~j i -"041 r. y . ý yf ýp R k ,Yt ý , ' I tL~ooy right, 1911. FRANCISCO MAOERO'S FIASCO AN EN There W Gives Up Peace Mission-Too Many Cars Obstacles Thrown in His Path. His Statement. Eagle Pass, Tex.-Owing to Minis- San Ai ter Limantour's inability to control btionalhose conflicting authorities, Francisco Ma- dicate tl dero, Sr., Saturday announced that will be he had abandoned his mission of This in( peace. He made this statement after be deliv having been held two hours in his erton at private car at C. l'. l)iaz, on the Mex- the Cr} ican side, and one member of the par- This w ty had been saved from arrest only tha'n la by strenuous efforts. Browns Senor Madero stated that he would Brower suggest to his son in the field that 1.000 to the government appoint a commission a cons( to treat with a similar commission to Texas 1 be appointed by hinl. The party here ures at will return, in all probability, to San If thl Antonio. a car tl The peace commissioners, Fran- ers a cisco Madero, Sr., his son Alfonso and $2,000,( R itaphael Hernandez, arrived Saturday return: i front San Antonio. They were joined $3,225,' o by Catarino Benavides, a cousin of The Ly Don Francisco. It was Benavides who to be Id narrowly escaped incarceration in the Those te filthy C. P. Diaz jail. their e- The experience was a more serious age as le repetition of the El Paso fiasco. The the of ry Maderos proceeded to that city a tant o week ago upon receipt of a telegram In i a from the government stating that fed- has I io eral passports awaited them there. seven ng They were never found. A similar veget to telegram brought the envoys to this ness ( he city, and again they could not be lo- other er, cated. Hernandez wired General Tre- has b ich vine at Monterey and the latter by Wio er- telegraph ordered Colonel Pena, the beam post commander at C. P. Diaz, to is- ing b pin sue passports. In desperation Senor Co of Madero decided to take chances with truck imp his liberty on this unsatisfactory guar- as, i for antee. ville Val The party had hardly entered the not 1 .ies. car when the customs officials insist- not ir- ed on searching the baggage. It re- ago iga- quired much showing of telegrams to prod ;fu!, placate them. The next trouble ap- t P peared in the form of an unkempt ters district judge who insisted on ar ee resting Benavides on a warrant which inBad he did not exhibit, charging him with Blat ill being a revolutionist. Benavides Con showed his. passport in vain and the and would have been taken to jail but for the sr- the insistence of Senot Madero that pla( eTe Colonel Pena had pledged his 'word of N d a for their safety and must at least re- Th( eces- turn them to an American jail. Gen- cha eral Trevino, commanding the mili- in tary zone, was appealed to at Mon- ma dam terey and in reply ordered that no ty main member of the party be molested. He Ha ale urged that the train be allowed to de- the and part. At this point Senor Madero ter threw up his hands and his mission. l, -ivert at the same time. "If the government can not enforce its orders there is no safety for us in I rich, Mexico," said he. "I shall not try cu again." sc no Approved Bond Issues. f1 with a Austin, Tex.-The attorney general ti h and Monday approved the following bond th be im- issues for registration: San Patricio li i do- County road bonds, $100,000; ten-for- c ollins ties, bearing 5 per cent interest. Hous- fi finest ton County Common School District e play No. 30 1-2, $300; maturing in ten years e- and bearing 5 per cent interest. sodded Young County bridge bonds, $20,000; ten.forties, bearing 5 per cent inter est. Fisher County Common School District No. 19, $1,000; ten-twenties, a bearing 5 per cent interest. Jefferson e eS o t County Common School District No. i! asking 7, $20,000; thirty-forties, bearing 5 per enable cent interest. Brown Conty Common t ;o erad- School District No. 30 schoolhouse c 3rpillar, bonds, $1,000; five-twenties, bearing 5 1 rage Iiiper cent interest. Brown County w ?Ae- Common School District No. 25 school S- house bonds, $800; five-twenties, bear ing 5 per cent interest. I Ammunition for Mexico, tVera CruZ, Mexico.-Consigned to Itobthe Mexican government, 1,600 cases Id to be of cartridges were Tuesday unloaded eft cov- rom the steamer Diana and sent to rubber the City of Mexico. This is part of an order for ammunition placed re cently in Germany. eedd Chicago Cigar Makers Strike, t nomi Chlcago.-Five hundred cigar maa ers:, employed by the Havana-Ameri Frank E. an Company, went on strike Tues dy, StratStday because the company refused to Increase wages. AN ENORMOUS ONION CROP as blow ---_cut. Ito. There Will be Between 2,900 and 3,000 and a ne, Cars-Southwest Texas Gardens was prac Will Net $10,000,000. house w; negro ch San Antonio, Tex.-Estimates made destroye( by those connected with the Interna- great, 11 tional and Great Northern railroad in- small on dicate the onion crop along that line will be between 2,900 and 2,000 cars. This includes the onions which will be delivered to the line from the Ash- cona ertou and Gu!f, the Artesian Belt anti Aillet a the Crystal City and Uvalde lines. killed t This will be a slightly larger crop distu than last year. ýccurr There will come from Mission, joining Brownsville and other sections of the loon, at Lhower Rio Grande Valley probably and Di 1.000 to 1,500 cars. It is stated thiat and D a conservative estimate of the total icer A Texas onion crop would place the fig- ed onfier ures at 4,000 cars. the ne¬ If the onions net an average of $500 a car this would bring the Texas grow- fired. - ers a total profit of something like shop al d $2,000,000 for the season. The gross shop O Sreturns will run something like shot at d $3,225,000. the ba of The price being paid now is said to to be satisfactory to the growers. the ya ie Those who have already disposed of fence. their onions have realized on an aver as age as great a price as any time since lie the onion industry became an impor- Ri a tant one. Delt Lm In addition to the onions, cabbage board d- has been moving by the carload for sion re. several weeks. The price for this submi lar vegetable is low, owing to the late- Ian ai ais ness of the crop and competition from for Ic lo- other sections, but despite this there and \ re- has been a good profit to the growers. levee by Within a short time now tomatoes, Sycar the beans, peas and potatoes will be mov- 1 ill 1 is- ing by the carload. grow' nor Conservative estimates are that the ing n rith truck garden crops of Southwest Tex- 'furni iar- as, including the territory south of Capto San Antonio to Laredo and Browns- State the ville, will this year net the growers the not less than $10,000,000. A few years were re- ago the shipments of agricultural s to products from that section amounted ap- .to practically nothing. O npt True ar- 'mployers Indicted. Jant hich New York.--Isaac Harris and 1Max mov with Blanck, owners of the Triangle Waist corn ides Company, were indicted Tuesday by The and the grand jury which is investigating and t for the circumstances bof the .Washiington that place fire of March 2, .as .a result pein word of which 145 employes lost their lives. lot t re- The indictments, four' in number, Nev Gen- charge each man with manslaughter Hor mili- in the first and second degrees, lthe er. Don- maximum for which is ten and tween it no ty years imprisonment respectively. He Harris and Blanck were arrested; at o de- their homes, arraigned, and' after en- " .. adero `taing pleas of not guilty, were re- ag' ssion. leasedýutnder $25,000 bail. ,. 'force Ransom Money Recovered.' Pol us in Las Vegas, N. M.-The $12,000 se- we tt try cured by the kidnapers has been re- In covered. Will Rogers, in his confes- flo sion, said that his brothi r, John, had Ro no. knowledge of the criii. aLe con- ex fessed to having planned tyi$4bduc eneral tion and said the actual ste6eing of bond the child was done by Joe VWiggins. atricio Not until the confession and the re en-for- covery of the money did A. T. Rogers, of ous father of the stolen child, believe his de is brother was implicated. Will Rogers of istrict is being guarded, as it is :fekried he n 1 years will attempt suicide, i iterest . . 20,000; Endeavoring to kssist Hero. r Shool College Station, Tex. Having oties, awarded a medal and a sum of mon frsnoiey to a Texas youth for an act of hero ict No. ism, the Carnegie Hero Fund Com .g 5 per mission is now endeavoring to advise e g5mmon the young man in the matter of edu- I o ious cation and in seeking the proper jnfor- a ohoug s mation on which to base that advice, t County the commission is in correspondence c hool- with Colonel R. T. Milner, president I sear-of the agricultural and mechanical col lege. Corn Crop Damaged. gnnd to Shawnee, Okla.-A high wind )w cases wrecked several barns, unrooted or nloaded chards andf seriously damaged the sent to corn crop in a section five miles north part of of Shawnee Thursday. The wind was aced re- accompanied by hall and rain. Nine Tank Cars Derailed. trik a Muller, Tex.-A northbound freight rain- was wrecked about one mile ke Tues- from town Thursday- Nine tank cars wfused to fere derailed but no one hurt. Traf u fic was delayed about eight hours. Louisiana State News for Our v1aoi Readers e r ~3r ftt ··-··-ci:~-i·: ·y~::aa~~:·.(?s7vjM 1,,+,: ' a of 19re "·~·7·S~ Several Buildings Demolished. Anniver Baton Rouge--.\cclording to reports Covinigtol the neighborhood of Hope Villa suf- are ul' uder \ fered more than any othel'r co(o uniinility telllial an in this inmmediate section trou liltl i parish on effects of the storli this week. The to make t storm reached the proportios of ai iiorable cyclone at Hope Villa, accoiling to f John i)yer', who has returned to Raton toi, an 1 Rouge from a day spent there, and he , oil) O: gave some of the details. hl'e' stlol' nltki al of 1). 11. l)yer was blown off its hase, o itu i ig o the stock was practically lost aund the feai~~ r \' building damiaged considerably. .V. au add ro A. Elliott's house, furnitlure and house- iiliioier of hold goods were damnaged, his barsl Ilthei' l"m were demolished and two mules kil . the samle ed. ('. . R. enham's horse and ttlree t lre Itro fine dairy cows wereo' killed, thle barn large crot was blown down and trees awl fenceis .OSalidnisi cut. Roselalnd school was daniaged, I. Saiil a and a new church organ vallied at $75 conil a was practically lost. C'ircle lov'ard's ctird a house was practically destroyed. A-\ towa;rd negro church and society hall were s taie for' destroyed. The loss of chickens was~ great, 1). I. Dyer losing over 20 small ones. Officer Kills Negro. oiinss Donaldsonville. - ()fficer Iiucin iuint tAcosta of the local police shot and iti h killed a negro, y,Abe Iorsey, wlhein t1 ''' ll attenmpted to resist arrest on a chliarg- :<icl e of disturbing the piace. The triagodx ih frl 3ccurred in front of a barbelr shop ad.t l e joining the First and last Ch'lance sa e loon, at the corner of Railroad ave\ul The r and Division street, and was witness ict inei 1 ed by a number of bystanders. Of 'Ireve ficer Acosta states that when lihe call i. Son ed on Dorsey to throw up his haiinds late ji the negro made a niotion toward hi. The hip pocket, whereupon the policemacn ility fired. I)orsey turned into the barbel ilrougl shop and ran to the rear of the build- f -uil se ing, Officer Acosta taking anothe lie iid shot at him as he disappeared through 'opt tl the back door. The negro ran into section the yard and fell dead, while attempt not ha s o ing to crawl through a hole in the ;'f the er- fence. :,leas. or- Rice Growers Must Irrigate. Foy Delta.-The fifth Louisiana levee (Cro tge board held its regular quarterly ses ,ey, hI for sion at' Delta, La., and reports wert Castor his submitted by President J. T. McClel Lte- Ian and Secretary Lewis. Contractt tiunds om for levee work at Fairview, Mascot unds ere and Villa Vista were reported. New berg. ers. levee work will also be required at btela >es, Sycamore and Delta. The levee tax and r 1to- will be the same as last year. Rice work growers were informed that water-vill the ing must be done according to plans streev 'ex- furnished by the board of engineers. The L of Captain Walter Hoffman, assistant The Nns- State engineer, and Captain Todd of groti vers I the United States engineer,'s oice ears were present. ural T Trust Company's New Home. MT Opelousas.-The Union Bank and ial st Trust Company, which :hegan business Peli( January 7 in temporary quarters, has and sax moved into its banking house at the of t -aist corner of Court and Bellevue streets. fund y by The architecture is of classic design scho wing and the building is constructed of tion 'gtou pressed brick with tetira cotta' trim- sam mings. The cost of the building and Spri li es. lot is' $25,000. Favrot & Livaudais of lot iber New Orleans are the architects, and plac ghter Homer Ventre of Opelousas the build ,, 'the er. ed . at Storm in Central Louisiana. p ,e- .' New Orleans.-Considerable dam- add re.rage was done to crops and property in and .Central Louisiana by a' rain,"hail and tio wind storm. At Covington, on Lake sch Pontchartrain, several residences edc 00 se- were shaken from their foundations. lat en re- In New Orleans the streets were Gu :onfes- flooded, and reports .from B3aton of n, had Rouge'say the storm was the worst e con- experienced there i~n some 'time. bbduc ng o g Engineer and Fireman Hurt. u. e- Alexandria.·An engine and tender ph oe of the Iron Mountain railroad were Ghs derailed at Simms, a few miles north co of Alexandria, and Engineer Tom Hol-. coa i-e e man and Fireman J. H. Walker badly injured. The engine was backing at the time, the tender jumping from the A r. track first and derailing the engine, r nboth going down the embankment. of mon- Butler Dies of Injuries. d - Alexandria.-T. P. Butler, a strang Sadvise er, who was struck by a train on the b of edu- Texas and Pacific railroad a few days f er infFr- ago, died at the sanitarium from in- r advice, ternal injuries. He never regained ondence consciousness after being struck, but 5 resident had a card in his possession showing 1 licalcol that he -was a member of Iron Work- t ers' Union No. 59 of Dallas, Tex. Deputy Probably Fatally Stabbed. SVille Platte.-Advices from Basille, oid n the southern portion of the parish, gede t report the probable fatal stabbing of Iesnoth Deputy Sheriff Fusilier while lie was insa attempting to arrest several parties wind as engaged in a difficulty. To Erect School Buildings. l.Ville Platte.-The Evangeline school Id freight board effected preliminary organiza one mile tion of several school districts, and tank cars ordered a number of buildings erect Shours. ' Anniversary to Be Celebrated. ('ovington l-- Elaboraite prelialratiionIA are n111der way for celibrati ig the(CU tennlial anniiv ersary of St. T'aim many parish on April 24. It is propo,'d to make the event onle of the miost nlmemnorable illn tlihe hisitory of 'Coiv n114 ton, and for t lis piIlpose a (ollllllit. to, cOlmposed of prominent busines.4 nen ani, oh ers, is busily engaged in workinig Olut the details. One of the feat ires \ will hbe an all-dlay harbeciue' and addriesses will he delivered by a numiber of local and visiting orators. Itogue l.alaya Park will be opened the same day, aiid it is tlhougllht t hat the two events \will serve to draw a large crowd. The itoge Falaya l'ark ,oimnmilsio in, headed by P'resident 1). I. Sanders, appeaired before the cit!y council at its last meeting anld st eiireld an appropriationl of $1511 to go toward inlprovinig the pavilion. A. stage for a llh tricals during the slllll niter \\ill be built. They Plead Guilty. Now Orlea ns.--Twl vie ellet ion olminlissti li'rs Il'pleaded guiilty in the • rililinal coiurt to charges of violat II th li t'l,ct'iot la;\ws ill lthe recentl l h tcl ion liheld for jit.slices of ihl' Louis anli Mate stltprele court. The iln 1t lic l, co. ln li-s its ilers w ere c(largel , ,I. \itlh fraudulentlv lmakititi extra en r :!s on the election tally sheets. it The reim:irkablhe thing about thle in s di.ctlietlils co('(llect'il with the su )f 'etime :ouirt election is that Judge W. dll B. Somerville, who was elected asso ids iatle justice, had no opponent. hi ' The defendants escaped the possi ,al' iility of a penitentiary sentence be i hrough the acceptance of their pleas ild- M' guilty to a misdemeanor count in hei le indictment. "Guilty of not having tgl ;ept the list of voters as required by nto .ection 21 of act 152 of 1908 and of ilpt not having sworn to the correctness the of the same," is the wording of the ,)leas. For Crowley Catholic Church. 'vee Crowley.-The Catholics of Crow ses ley, headed by Rev. Father Isenberg, lert aastor of St. Michaels, have begun an 'lel ictive campaign to finish collecting sact :unds for the erection of the $30,001) New `rick church planned by Father Isen d at berg. Several months ago a good tax start was made in the subscriptions, ice and steps were taken to begin the ter- work of building the church, which ater iwill be located at the corner of Fifth .ers. street and Avenue F, near the rectory. stant The plans have beta completed, and Id of ground will be broken and the foun hice lations laid at once. Tax for School Improvements. e. Mansfield.-An election for a spec and ial school tax was held in the Wallace, ;iness Pelican and Stonewall school districts s, has and the tax was carried in all three Lt the of the districts and assures ample reets. funds for the maintenance of the high lesign schools'at those places. Similar elec ed of tions were to have been held on the trim- same day at Logansport, Maple g and Springs ana Oak Grove, but the bal lais of lot boxes failed to reach the polling s, and places on time. build Aswell Makes Educational Talk. Chureli Point.-Dr. J. B. Aswell, a. president of the State Normal School, dam- addressed a large crowd at the school erty in auditorium. ie came at the invita iland tion of Principal Milton of the local Lake school, and his lecture was purely on dences educational lines. Dr. Aswell was tios. later tendered a recep?.in at the re Guidry hotel by represepltative men Baton of the town. Rural Phone Line. urt. Lake ('harles.-The Elton Tele t nder phone Company, capital $5,J00, form ed wer ed to give Elton and surrounding snr country a telephone service, was in os north corporated this week. The directors ombHold are W. H. Tupper, George Kinser, kr badly F. E. Powell, lenry Tietje, George a t M. Wolverton, Henry Walton, A. H. ge Anderson, R. E. Powell and George enge, alton, all of Elton. S Section Foreman Murdered. 1 strang- Waterproof.-Long feared as a n on the bully, Dennis Bryant, negro section fe days foreman for the Iron Mountain rail fom in- road at Azucema, was called from his aind home at night and shot to death by ruck, but six negro men, two of whom It is al showing leged were section hands who worked on Work- under Bryant. The accused are in Tex. the parish jail at St. Joseph. itabbed. Bore for Salt Water. SBasille, Alexandria.-The contract was let he arish, this week to the Clifford Well Com abbing of pany of Texarkana to bore a well to e he was obtain salt water for a natatorium to l parties be located in the suburbs of Alex andria. It will be patterned after the _salt water natatorium in Monroe. lings.chool Theater Is Being Enlarged. organiza- New Iberia.-The Pastime theater, ricts, and managed by Armintor & LeBlanc, is igs erect- being remodeled and enlarged and will have a seating capacity of 400. * .