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U.. _I El*T e.I v 1 W henever te : . vee3 then there -' a he efficierncy of IC Mll kinds of :lc":.': :, -. ts, resevoirs, an(Id cv.: t': a.tificial re"tI r , :' . . . i evee Distr!ct ha a .. ' ' levee. 'Lie k, ... i :_ . : ' plendid condition , - mparatively we ,,. oney that ha; . otructica. 'h. entire systemn te!at ih. 1 ::. lc the grade which te perience of 'i? rhe - , .. '' to withs,,d the . :the natural cui"r o' . :_, .. ts bear au'ai; " :c. Now the ;i::r1t C ,. •1, en completed ut ..t . ple no covri' vL' . . qured no outia ' ,, t, , e high water fight. (n i.'c.ot, e hai-.di levees that are below gcae have e"' a' e of expense and fear. The cntire forces: now busy with the lev.e.o; ithat e not m to grade. All of which -lov:.3 thal th the y system that we necd is 1ea "c: ththe levc . .. . . " " : gested by thi n c 1,. .. ' :ý'.ý o; t' leves in ouh`lot; ca r, ' .o k. The immant!il c.....e o, t.e .. as a result of this ,,'rea. st.ouid convince one that the levee isyste:m is the only I y for iloods in the MiTiasi,p.. With water drawn from . the main el sufficient to overflow a rrillion acres sttge cf the r i:er wil i rduc: a few inches, an.d the rcduct .:n temporary! -MWe hate a sneaking notion that Mr*. It will get wolihped just about as ly as will his nr:),'- ',Mr. Parker. people of the overi ', wed d~it~ t.. eed in'hard luck, but they 'have one dor which to be thank:ful; the ov.'r nothing like that which is described newspapers. latest report is to the effect that an note in reply to the demand3 in Iajsitania case has been properly uunct and will soon reach the United States The only rift in the clouds in the over-; sections is when the pap:ers come in 1 " ceounts of "rescue work," etc. Thcsee 'al write-ups furnish amusernment -it ghter for an otherwise depressed.1 1 Ufnited Fruit Company is about to ite fleet to the British flag. Atrant bs recently made to the U. S. flag. charges under the feteral laws seem at the bottom of the trouele. It seems that Brandies was at one strong on fixing up corporaticns to eeessfully the anti-trust laws; sub tly he became a "trtst-buster." .h we infer that Mr. Brandies is a , . Prevent a crooked man from straight and you destroy the whole buwines*. As man in your business cant't get ery often?" asked the curious gentle gtthe commercial traveler. " e, sir?" repled the commerciali I ehould think not! Why, I getI - so seldom that half the time I can't where I live, and have to wire the my address." ( lont ay" !" r went on the traveler, warming up "It's perfectly true.: One say- It so long that I actually for wrried, and, takingto a girl I town, I eloped with her." ! gasped the other. . S awkwrd for me," '1tptwhen I con." M-Ii "ies.--D" i .i t, . -I j.' 2* " I , " "ho |, 1.0'-." w.ll n, ; ,tand iC-, it i3 the retur• of Thc oI -i c :"e on: o r! th1:a 'T ui T i . ' '::: .', ,: ' . n, F in 3~v i :. 1 , : ' . . " i " towns Will b .. .v-.ý _r.. . i, i .s;', ; :1 , '. . . of St. , ,,se hl 0 : I ,: , n , $ , " r o ' ."' W h'! e: ," . c."tc. .: . t , he , • "11) Ah :.'3 Icr:. . it ;i tse r'l ur n o, : .' 'in a c e a c. i . . :-. . a ittheu. o llifst. h, of. tt td Nuse taC' on ;iil as "c - t ,o'.' .h ,. i. ,:(.tc.;-.: . i . .. . h ,i c:,t rc ,e:. A nz r-· 1.... . ; n •ill cenI3:1 . tic m .'t il cVli ict I Natche'.: z Jlou be 2in'itioc'1 b;' r (::- l :r: inundatrion of _atcher. Or.Iv the two partIher o In Tensas and Concordia v;iil he wlo!ey flole.l- CFranklin and Cathoua are half, or racl re hill hTl es Tnl- or;y the lower crd of aicon s isi be aft oltial S The foregoing from the Vi;cksburg w Hr- r ale e:presses; what w a:ll feel in " r'" ard t,, er- wantonly recklue statemcnls th;aL his; e bce1 in tolographed abrcad about flood conditicns. :se Some cf otrii Lotuiiinma and iselssipni pypcrls ?nt hav3 rrinited sensaticn8l stcries, and while d. thesepaper3 ihave not exaggerated condi itions to th same extent, :-;:t the stories have done this section an immense amoun to of damage. To rcaders who have somE 'kno-wledge of flood conditions t;hese rceort a"* are ridiculous, but to the inexperienced, 2m away fro:n here, thc con iti ):l.. icture i must appear horrible. The entire press of the twvo' states mne should see to it that nothing but £lain facts to go forth to the world. ,, That we are food suff-er i ad enoughI fr. but that our disasters should be magnified is a many fold is, to say the least, critainal, and om nevspapers should cut out all this rot about o lestruction, loss of life, and rescue wobrk. T .he.e is no foundation for such stri an:l it should be cut out. Let those with an appe S tite for yellow journalism go humgry' for a w white, at least. ;iai The fellow wtho is bu;Sy with "the l iget ebb of morals ini p.olities" is the same fellv n't who got snowed i unle? January 2-ti. o The States shows that Mir. Parker is a republican, The Staites is wrong, he may have been a repubvlican. -He now belo:, s ; to the Parker party. We understand tlat, no H'- ewMan stays longer than six months in one rI payO. The He-Man flops about from one r ,, paret to another. . Some of our pedsimistic friends are e," gtting uneasy for fear of the overthrow SI of tahe e o:are doctine. Foreign countries in t aed r3d atu tfo s doctrine., . , ' - . D . . 4Jt 0 ,i " - " '" .. . " 5 S. . -.....---",. .% - , - . , . . s., C; ; ~"' , , .. , . - r r 4L?*d .. .. -. .`,-. , r- -.l -undred --s - " g k i dt its e I. .A "One of our... l .es ,. flou at a,,... -t lcosto tans c Teles t one to us. ia Ala., and u . one o .; on " -: 1 , a :s o se,.'c.ra hundred miles.• "In less than one hour he had sold 2103 L..2 "Since then - havez applicd '.-,o" t c Be-i - cc-, .o: e .. every feature o our bsx:.tao 1t . most pr, _ t., resu-ts. I -"•He ar C IS iu'fie, :u. ra" s .- C reaC AhblC and there 13 more salis5jcr0. . .· ·,~"- " " in one Lorr Distancc c e Tcpichoten ta ,: ts an in a a dozen !- tr h. h od " ".., - raND TaLo costi COuMsPANY x"I t.$.1,T sixhd'!L. S"I 6 Fri, 1 nt M~ti-C3r- ° "le n ec ,.bt"^ y n1n return :'r x+7.7:1. Ds!±J s - "c raary. 2;t'l ~i t-) ' c 1) It i o(:1 fur r.MuL- t ) tiaiu 17. bt:, .-i*. i. If .. xtc".sirb to Anril 3rd on )t rr' :: ý. for i:rchcr i;,for~nation. A ply t it. R. OWF'N )r a3dress' T icket Agent. F. Md. l)ONO'HiOF. D. P. A.. V, d. slnn' . Mias.issippi. sf yor Loyi: t t orae o Lin n' I: ci 1J I 7 i 'f your Lc~y i:, to ora~te on Linc~'n's, j rth!tzao, º;Crh.;)3 nci- rf one N 'rfG!k Suits woulei 1,.. l ;C-l the o0c '..Lý. They're har iii grey anlr fancy .ri' turesat Q5.00 to $1'VA or dOLolb e; breasted siuls at 47.5O to $t1.n ir. b~ue or dark c~Yects. Everytti~ng else for boys as well as men to wear. n T h first long trour' r suit is here for the long icr<. Wie guarantee to f t you or no money. · Warner & SereesC3a.) Vicksburq,_Mississippi tfro dze the m _ is whoed. 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Tear out this advertTsement arn1 send to us with your name and addrers snd we will send you an illustrated booklet. Remington Typewriter Company ! cw GOlcans. La. SWARNING Anyone found cuttr.g timbrer onlerns known as Citizens' bark Unnus, and * owned by Morgauna Land Crnriany wiil be ! roaecuted to tie full e:xtA:,t of the law. This Company owns tl:e ifo:i',,ng '; lnds: Ncrth . of ncrth--we:t i, a'r.h e-a.t i, routh & of sAnct-we: -, iand the: s ,th lt of qputh-ebst i sectio. 8E; also . east I of north-:sst #, outh-east I, - south h of south-west }k and the north Seast of south-west i see.ion 17; alo the south-east of south-east } section 18, all in towrntip, 15 nrorthi ranaeg I! S; east, near bavou Maeon; also the tsgto east } of seedtio 45 and the east hf oi' Sarth-east section LE, to ap 1 I rane 14 er r*rw: ,. YI-LI1~51.ao· ··! ~ <2 C? '" · : . . '. I I .vJI '~t I"' I kti: Court.· hrcc : . · 't' Ja 're . ar ii.. u ..i ( (, : or'... .... i ¾ }.. .a.;' ' . 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