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STHE1 MADLSON JOUINAL.
ROUNTREE BROS., TALLULAH, MADISON PARISH, LOUISIANA, SATUIIDAY. F EEBRUAY 19, 1916 N EW IEIEN--VOI. N. I ATE OG EXPERTS EVOLVE SYSTEM a8 TO EXERT VITAL IN ENCE ON AGRICULTURAL AND ECONOMIC WELFARE. -SEVEN NEW MEMBERS West in His Annual Ad. Declared That the Indus. Paramount Problem is the Marketing End. Baton Rouge. SLeisiana Swine Breeders' As at its annual meeting at 'sege pledged Itself to a con campaign which will have eanig upon the agricultural welfare of the state. A composed of I. S. West, president; Turner Wright, market specialist, and ', lcker, rate specialist of the a-age Chamber of Commerce, the task of evolving a aarketing system for the in - the state, and Oscar P. aw president, and Evan J. MW vice president, and the chosen will take up va in connection with the The organization and of community shipping 'wkh a packing house in New ,t the ultimate aim, and the of local Ice plants in the mest supply until the lar san be achieved, are ad practical salient phases. a the breeders in the future btaiss was proven further decision not only to ea 1 sauection sale permsn ';8 to expand the project, Mtie regulating It ac (he circumstances of the - S3. West called the 0j r. Secretary Jordan's c ahowee thirty-seven l Ith ninety on the roll. t Ia his annual ad- r that the industry's reNla is the marketing breeders and raisers I - te ar a of the tained mapelenced breeder, I packer," he said. b price sectaations 4 b the law of supply and t W Orlsans market is t its prices depend 'I the receipts of bhogs t treeble is in the in- a and the respouss p apes the farmers." t a year be spent in thbreoghly and "The local mar- a brs Ia pred~aes a at'wail not emeour t She esatined. "A C ad it wll wo- h and futnds. t 40 the upbBlding Ia aystem are two 8i The a a j3t poat p emoort, or the tr .ces" Mr. West w dsne the aseeoL ww not held the , he rged a tt that would act of dil msmelf a a at he did act wish. .I the task. He Oserpe was naul- to ***peatiea of wI as -ELATED. ta statute pass tIe lights t at etof city street 0 pablie pak to the weetin which re ar Railway md istalled a ttheil *n town coumeil tw at meetlug at- tin to prehbbt nd hie aon thebo that at timses o 1 msam..e the sad thee ews e preteste nd lee sd a new Ma that the town in MA to have bath eal adied in a Ut. W ia ne e bi Uam of tte 1 mnguilbi w:i. - Rapides parish will not have pro hibition during the next tour years unless there is a wonderful change in the present police jury, or the one to take office in May. The police jury met in special see. alion in respose to the call of Presi dent J. P. Turregano. By a vote of 8 to 4, the jury voted down a reso.'a. N- tion offered by Juror J. E. Grissom, of Boyce. This resolution authorizes John R. Hunter, the district attorney, to ap peal from the decision rendered Db Judge James Andrews in the District Court, in the case of the city of Alet andria against the police jury of Ra tides parish. The suit was to enjoin the police Ad. jury from prohibiting the sheriff and. tax collector from refusing to issue I: uor licenses after January 1, 1917. By the same vote, a resolution of fered by Pulice Juror Harris to the effect that the police jury acquiesce in e.- the judgment of the lower court and As the district attorney be required not at .o appeal was adopted. eon- Dr. W. D. Hass appeared before are the police jury in behalf of the pro. h:bitionists. and requested that an A appeal be taken. He asserted that est, ruch action was no more than just. ht, as a majority of the voters of the pa and ish had cost their ballots in favor the of prohibition. C, President J. P. Turregano made the a statement to the jury after the vote in- bad been taken and the result de P. dared, that the question was settled, J. out that he was of the opinion that the the police jury had stultified itself. the A three-mile stretch of model gray and el road oeing constructed from Cov i ng ington to Baton Rouge through Pon few chatoula was washed almost entirely the away during the recent heavy rains, the entailing several thousand dollars' lar- loss to the contractors. The washout me places the berry farmers and truac 0. growers living east of Tangipahos are river in a bad position, as the roads her are now in such shape it will be im to possible to get them repaired before na- the fruit shipping season will start. lCt, Many of the farmers living in that ac- community are making arrangements he to market their' berries and track in Hammond and other points, until the the road is repaired. Several small lots 's of strawberries were put on the mar en ket here, but owing to the ex All. treme cold weather did not meet with r ad- ready sale. IS Another large sale of raw sugars at irs New Orleans was reported. The Lean ed Godchaux Company sold to the Co. er. lonial Sugar Refining Company 15,000 Id. bags of centrifugal 96 test sugar at a 4.75 cents a pound, to be delivered at o ad the refinery at Grammercy La. The is trausaction involves about $237,000. ad Tuesday the Godehaux Company sold gs to the same refinery 1,056 bags of the In- same grade of sugar at 4.83 cents a la si pound, for about $16,000, maklat the s." total sales about $250,000. en iad 81 new cases of typhoid fever, two e '- of smallpox, two of diphtheria and a Ia one of measles harv been reported to It tr- the state health authorities at Lake A Charles. The inspection of the city t - has been completed, and the naspee. a is tors of the board are now making the s g rounds a se0ad time tosee that in- w ro structions are being obeyed. Legal o se action may be instituted againslat those t property owners in the sewerage dse le trcet who have not yet connected up it with the sewerage system. L Andrew M. Edwards, Jr., aged 1, U a the son of Andrew M. Edwards, one It of the wealthlest timber men in the a state, was scalded severely at the h Pemehateula high school At the d- in [ retione of the teacher, he was at- U 1- tempmting to repair a leaLky radiat.w t wIe .t burst and his les ad back wre dreoeahd with bollng water antd th envml ped in steam. His tainjurles ll tn ly him up a math but hl death is th not probabi Goe. Hall has announced that he will opes bids tin is omce ebruary 19 a, the lesanr for mtral per op pose, o 2,500 acres of lead lyt~s in the bed of the Sabine river be. twem the bonadary line of Wian and SNathldtehee perisheba Much iteresat Sis beag manifested n this tret by oi mea because of the aau af -e l Sonly a fnew mes away. " Pr. C. i Haghes, superltent ht e duestaion o ut Date Roe par Sre, reommesnds, as a remedy for the Sinded eonditlro tin the Baton Na Rage schools, the consatrauction ofZ Stwo new boaldigs in the idt proper, Sthree smaller bool boesas in thi e t leburba, ad an i se of at least u. ae urteen in the pr)eset teachin a - Msayer Muaran uhran e New Qip I leas ha aecepted the invitatieon c ,MaYer Mithot af New YoWrkT to iIn himasn ed Mayer Xel eof UL ILuis in Seafll ag a oaea e mayors ti Iat. L ls aor March 8 3and 4. W l.otet wae nbe to ( ta n a. n 3e.l rUt. Wma e ate b* .- e.u. . s everyo -~3Y~i~~t~s ·r P RUINS OF CANADA'S BEAUTIFUL PARLIAMENT BUILDING :".. ."'"pr : ": ".- ." " .:!." " . -'-. .:"r .,,, .:."• .... 32:::.! . -' .k" ": , :": :-::.:" ·: .~·. .. - " ,::, .:: :::: . i:: : jf:i:::: · . . . -: .: - ·..4, ** -· . ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ . .·. · ..., ::..:...:. ...°: . · y _: .: !~.\; 8... .`:·.:- .:.-:: .. .: . i::) ,. , . · .... . .. .... -.·· '·:: : "" "u.. .:..: ::.i. " -.."'k.'" ':: The still smoking ruins here shown is all that remains of the beautiful house of parliament of the Dominion of Canada at Ottawa, Ont. The building was destroyed by fire said to have been of incendiary origin. Dte t GERMAN CRISIS IS BELIEVED PASSED Iv. D" APPAM CASE PRACTICALLY ENDS D-' -DETAILS NOT ARRANGED y U. 8. DEMANDS ARE HELD. us, ra' flt Washington. - When Count Von Bernstorff called to confer with Sec retary Lansing on the Lusitania n'o gotiations he presented a formal m communication from his government contending that under the Prussian tt American treaty the British diner Ap t pam, a German prize in Hampton Roads, should be permitted to remain he in American waters indefinitely. At the conclusion of the confer ence Count Von Bernstorff said: "Everything Is substantially a!ll right, but it is not finished." Secretary Lansing, in reply to In quirers, sent word from his office that the negotiations had not advanced much. 3 It was learned that come altera Stons which concern the form of the agreement and are regarded as minor ones are now to be made, and that at the change involves sending the pro e poed agreement to the Berlin foreign omee. d Although Count Von Bernstorff has been negotiating with the greatest a latitude up to this point, now that I ie the questions involved concern the form and final wording of the agree ment between the two countries, 4 every change, no matter of how minor ida nature, must be submitted to Ber iain. e In the opinion of German omecials, Y those changes which now are to be I ' made do not alter the effect or sun- I stance of the agreement, and they ' will be acceptbd by the Berlin foreign 1ome. f oe Ut Demand Rural Credit Washington, D. C.--A. C. Davis of i Gravette, ArL., seeretary-treasurer of o the National Farmers' Union of the I United States, said that the conven- r ' tion of agricultural organisations now a e session here hat decided to stand , on the demands that have been made t in the Grange and the Farmers' t * Union for a rural credit measure em r bodying direct loans from the govern- t ment. Mr. Davis was a member of the subcommittee which considered this matter and which reported it to h the convention. Opium 'Shipments Held. SIos Angeles, CO1.-As the United States pronibits the importation of opium or its derivatives frm Mexco, It should be illeal for the United States to ship the product into that country, according to an opinion ex- li pressed by consular agent at Ensena- - is, Meax, of the Carransa de facto 4ga m" t in relisag to permit rea siipls e ~ St worth of the drug Further Clusm e hP4s Washiagton.-Raeords of the sits h National Bank of Washingto show nag some of the financial transaetions of Captaien rans von Papen, have been sent to New ork for the uas of Uatted States District Attorney H. SnBwdes Marshall in investigations by the federal Grand Jury of alleged aI plots to violate American neutrality. ft B Fear Diplomatic Crisis. N Ioddo-"It is reported there was a a brsvy slump on the Frankfurt (Ger- ta : o) Bourse, owing to the belief of T meters that German-American dip- p eatic rlaeoas are approhing a I .riss" H bes P`reW Largs New Toerk.--The annual report of R epauMe Irem sd steel Company tI the year :eadln Dcember 31, cI uRs made paub, shows aet nrets ofa staUjt increase ot Psl, e os FRENCH CAPTURES A .CHAMPAGNE TRENCH BERLIN ADMITS THE LOSS, BUT CLAIMS SMALL GAIN ELSEWHERE. ic al nt ARE ELABORATELY PREPARED n n French Have Crossed Varder Rivel! Near Saloniki, and Are Strength. ening Positions-Italians and Austrians Using Big Guns. In- Paris.-Further fighting In Cham at pagne. the French war office an ed nounces, has resulted in French forces securing possession of certain ,. trenches occupied by the Germans. ie The text of the statement follows: or "According to further Information at in our possession, the attack with Y. hand grenades whlc. we executed in .n Champagne, In the region northeaist of the Butte de Mesnil, gave us pos as session, after an artillery engagement, st of about 300 metres of enemy at trenches. A counter attack made by le the enemy during the night was re -* pulsed completely, and 65 prisoners, i s, of whom one was an officer, remained i ir in our hands. r "The night was calm on the remain der of the front." The. Russian offensive which has O been Indicated in the reports of the last few days is maturing rapidly over t the whole Galician front. I n The Germans, according to advices I from the scene of hostilities, are on I the defensive on three important riv- t era--the Sereth, the Pruth and the I If Dnlester. Czernowltz, capital of Buk-. f owina, is again seriously threatened e 1e by the Russian advance east of Ra ' ranche. as well as by the Russian W crossing of the Dnlester at Useleczko, wd here their troops are firmly en- C e trenched. This move also has had a the effect of Interrupting one of the q - most important lines of communica tion between the armies of Gener- i als Pfianzer and Von Bothmer. C A third important Russian advance fi has been recorded near Zale 8zczyky, h where a fierce counter-attack is de- g elared to have been successful in routing the opposing forces and de moralizing the Hungarian troops to such an extent that they retired to it new line four miles to the rear. In addition to these breaches announced L to have been made in the opposisg d lines, the Russians have been active Z immediately to the northward of Tar- i nopol, where they have moved slight- t ly forward. While it is admitted that these operations have no strategical value, it is believed in military cir cles that the new Russian offenstve has prevented the Germans from with. drawing troops from this front, there i by lessening the chances of success il0 attacks on all lines elsewhere. Threats Against Subway. New York.-Police have been as-y signed to protect the subway system from the Brooklyn terminal to the Bronx terminal and the Hudson and Manhattan tubes, on the strength :,tf a a report that a threat had been made ce to dynamite the eagerground roads N The Interborough sapid Tra;sit Com- cl pany asked police help. A duxze unIl pt formed policemen are gardlag the w] Hudson Terminal buldrmg. P $1oo000,000 Compacny. Dover, Del--The Pan-Amerlceas Ps. troleum and Steamboat Company was in chartsred here with a capital of 150- on 00,500. The company Is to construct,, t operate mad own steamboat and ran- vi road lines and aequire petroleum . re poelt of all kInd. Amnouer Srimter Dew.. r a UP l he bmI m - e1 S .., J .) A WILSON WINS ON NICARAGUAN TREATY 1 TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY NEEDED FOR PACT HAS BEEN SECURED. IT Washington.-President Wilson has practically won his fight for ratifilca tion of the Nicaraguan treaty in the executive session of the Senate. Some I of its most vigorous opponents said the administration had won enough votes to command the necessary two thirds, and they predicted its ratifi cation. The administration opponents, while they conceded they expected the Nica raguan convention would go through, reiterated they would prevent ratifi _ cation of the Colombian treaty to pay an indemnity and express regret for the partition of Panama. In The Nicaraguan treaty proposes to pay Nicaragua $3,000,000 for inter ocean canal rights and naval bases in the Bay of Fonseca. Protests n against the naval base feature have 1 been made by Salvador, which con t tends it would violate the sovereignty of Honduras. Assurances to Costa Rica, Salvador and Honduras that none of their y rights will be violated by the United y States acquiring a naval base in the Bay of Fonseca will be incorporated s, in the ratification resolution on the d Nicaraguan treaty which the Senate is expected to pass. Order U. S. Consul to Go. a Paris.-The Balkan agency has a e dispatch originating in Vienna saying r the Austrian governor of Belgrade in formed the American consul there that I s Serbia, having ceased to exist as an n independent state, the Austrian mili tary authorities must ask him to e leave. The dispatch adds the consul has arriyed in Vienna and telegraph. i ed Washington for instructions. a Flays "Easy" Jurymen. San Francisco.-Shooting of "some suggested as a remedy for too ire a quent acquittal of women charged with shooting men, by Judge Frank P. Dunne, when a Jury in the Supreme Court freed Mrs. Maicena Dyott, tried for the second time for an assault on her husband, Samuel Dyott, a Los An geles real estate dealer. $20,000 Tragedy at Zoo. Tulsa, Okla.-Animals valued at $20,000 were killed at Sand Springs when a big dancing pavilion, under which the animals were housed, was destroyed by fire. The Sand Springs Zoo was the largest privately owned in the Southwest and was the proper ty of Charles Page, oil millionaire. Sand Springs is a suburb of Tulsa. Smaller Cotton Crop. Washington.-The cotton crop this year, according to the third forecast, is estimated at 13,687,000 bales of 500 pounds, a decrease of 26 per cent from last year's crop. Department of Commerce advices indicate the plant- a ed area this year at 17,390,000 acres, compared with 23,977,u00 acres last year. Conscience Fund Grows. Washington. - The treasury con science fund was enrichced by two constributions, one of 4,874.50 from a New York lawyer on behalf of a client The other was two 1-cent pieces from some person in Michigan, who suggested they be used to sup port a minister of the gospel. Record Big Zinc Sales. Joplin. Mo.-Two sales ot sine ore in the Joplin district brought $lI,000, one of them being of 1,000 toeas, and the other S00 tons. The former sale -s a record, both ior size sad price :reeeL. $1k17.50 per toa. S Meod 1,4171 AMIs. . lA . total at 1,423,17 enemy NEIL CALLEAHAN WILLIAM McLEAN THE Vicksburg Boiler & Iron Works Manufacturers of Boilers, Smokestacks, Breechings and Tanks In Stock for Immediate Shipment Boiler Tubes, Reinforcing Steel Bars, Stack Paint, Guy Wire, Tube Expanders, Copper Ferrules, Fusible Plugs, Steel Plates, Thin Sheets, Rivets, Angle Bars, Stay Bolts, Beams, Patch Bolts, Machin- Bolts, Threaded Steel Flanges, Valves and Fittings. 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