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L gOUNTREE, Publisher. -ALLULAH, MADISON PARISH, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1919. NEW SER1E, VOLME . NO.
RI O ITCT ATTORNEY NOW lia is
lk CLUB TO PROSECUTE Ham~
LAW VIOLATORS. the ]
tROBE SUGAR PRICE D>
Law Makes It Unlawful T nebt
_-lut Extortionate Prices or To neat
Ai and Abet Any Person of tl
N So Doing. " the
s OrsO'. - United States Dis-' Fun
Attorney Mooney has received tivel
from Washington to,
food profiteers rigorously. St
sawgnced his first probe will be tion
mar prices, which have reach- ever
" high as 26 cents a pound re whe,
developments in the sugar tion
- lmaa sugar interests, at a v. el
ia the St. Charles Hotel. brt
oa record a.ganst renewal of was
ral restrictions on prices to grat
lledncers. and proposed to take
S O a price as the market of-! P
caiming the shortness of the roll;
maa to be -narketed necessl- flie;
te receipt of top prices if they rPas
come out whole on their out-' :Cal
ad make a reasonable profit. tlIo
there were nine vessels in esf
with about 150.000 bags of sugar -0ol
to be unloaded, the shortage C "
felt keenly at New Orleans: ob
Ja odequate weapon with which to r
food profiteers was placed in dre
bands of Mr. Mooney. tdr
Siresehed him in the shape or a t
from Attorney General Palmer fro'
Washington. enclosing the text of der
recent amendment to the food er
bhig amendment, the attorney gen- se
t afimed Mr. Mooney. is opera
sad be Instructed him to Imme- Je
lastitute prosecutions of all
"I new law makes it unlawtul, ens
other thlngs, to "exact exce- Stn
prices for any necesserales," orj opi
al asd abet any person in do- of
Sth food control st specifically F;
from its operation any bo
.mer, gardener, dairyman, plant-i JJo
er collective bargalnng by any eol
tese, with respect to farm prod
Two years n jail, or a fine of .. gr
or both, may be the penalty for ed
latlng the statute. pr
Heretofore federal proeecutors have. fe:
ked the power to punibh persons is
go Ity of transgressizg the letter or ll1
*tirlt of the food regulations. i ble
Mldcal text of the new law aI
SMr Mooney just in time o
X s him to curb concerns retail
' g suga in New Orleans, who have R,
bea charging as much as 2 cents
a p d for that staple. f
M HURRIED READERIs. ~
Lakyette. - Lafayette is exper
1- eIi a building and repairing
Sat the present time. Contrs
l l ad builders say they have never b
awl such activity. This is made d
)iW e by the Influx of new rest- ti
mt and the prospects of others In i b
lbe ma fetmre. I
Nemmi..-A-t the annatl convenr
L at the Parish Sunday4 Scehool -A
M da hId at Ponchatonla, Gena
I muary Van Carter and Mrs. *
SMills, state secretary of the t
ktMditem, were among th I
f Abell. - The returns of the
i he Ild in the Coales de Jose i
- 1mae DIstrtet to authorise the
l* m eto bads to tLe amoust of $55,-1
i bam been promulgated. The bond 1
:Imhiea was carried by a large 1
; lgrd . ely six votes belrg cast I
-blai. - A petition has been
hauatd ad large)ly signed by the
delesl O Gibelan4 rquesting the
irebauts here to re-establish the I
A dislivery of goods to their cus
ters as was the custom prior to
Os mvernment conservation ordersn.
- llserl.-The late Blue Rose rice]
. biagi harvted, long strints of
Lte rtuks and wagons are rolling
" with teem ad tons of this grsti
e- i ad the mills are all running
utme to keep from being con
.I l kn wItlhead.--Ae oil compiay
:l, vth headquarters in Houston,
i., Is making investigations here
1. a view to bertng for oil near
,i, sitUated aour miles west of'
Imue,-Eors are being made
It Wa a Cmmercial Club in Lees
tk ioteestiag factories, indus
-b sd farl Eis In the resouarces of
Lteesit-N. M Waterman, 65
' el i , a resldent of Verenon for
lr nrSwas, ound dead in his
I mul ales -wet of LesaviIm.
uma s ie by heart falure,
. ?. W. Io ba P, e.
New Orleans.-The EBaptist li!ble l
institute of New Orleans ij. to re
ceive $500,000 of the $75,000.0C0 cam
paign which begins November 30.
Hammond, - Catholics from all
over Tangipahoa Parish met in the
St. Thomas Aquinas: Hall. being pre
sided over by Louis D. Nalty. with
state Deputy John X. Wewnann, of
tie New Orleans Council. present to PER
insist in the election of officers. The HI
Hammond Council was selected as
the name of the organization after
which officers were elected and will
be installed November 30. WO1
Donaldsonville. - In order to raise
mnoney to assist in paying off the in
debtedness which remains on the Coa
new buildings as a result of adverse F
weather conditions during three days
of the recent South Louisiana Fair.
the citizens of Donaldsonville have
planned to hold a big two-day festi
val at the fair ground Saturd:y and W
E unday. November 16 and 16, respec rat:
d tively. stat
r. Shreveport.-News of the comple- err
a tion of the largest oil well that has
h- ever been completed in Louisiana,
a whether light or heavy oil. reached Ern
Shreveport in a report of a comple- E
,r tion of Gilliland and Foster's Oakes
No. 4 In the east half of the south- CGe
a vest quar "r of section 30-21-7 Clai- cue
u1. borne parish. which, when gauged his
of was producing 35.000 barrels of hig'i GUy
to grade oil per day. tho
- Plaquemine. - ihe assessment and
e; rolls for the parish of Ibervill- were
i-. filed with the clerk of court recenly Sha
's Pased on a one hundred per re.nt
it :aluation the total for the parish nte
tiows $14,574,E06 of property divid- t
in edt into lands $9.143.304 and other att
ar 1roperty $5.431.202. With a total tax er
g olf $$9.715.04 with ::50 poll taxes to liti
ns bc added. the increase in tax over liti
15#S Is $18,134.06. tic
in Lafayette. - Miss Caroline Bou.- al
dreaux, home demonstration agent in )o1
a this parish, who recently returned
Sfrom France, where she worked un- Cei
of der the direction of the French gov- er
ofd ernment, will be one of the principal
speakers at the meeting of the State wi
Federation of Women's Clubs. The ye
Cf session at which Miss Boudreaux will
sreak will be held November 13 in lo
Shreveport.-That there is not de
*it. enough cotton seed in the United tha
x' States for planting purposes is the
or opinion expressed by A. W. Jordan, t'
do of Lockhart, Te in eharge of a th
cotton seed exhibit at the Louisana be
lly Fair, prior to his departure for his In
tny home. "Due to the rains," said Mr. gi
int- Jordan, "the Mexican crop is an ab
any rolute failure.
Alexandria.-In his charge to the to
n. ' grand jury. Judge Blackman instruct- If
for ed them to investigate the alleged ht
profiteering in all commodities. R el
are. ferring to this subject he said: "It
ons is your duty to investigate these yam.
or I !res who are sacking the very life
i blood from the existence of women
law and children."
~ o Baton Rouge. - Along with the hI
tal. daylight saving system. Baton si
eave Rouge threw .a war relic into discar A
when the Canteen Pavilion staged its
farewell dance recently. The canteen c
ravillon was built on the grounds of v
the State Capitol during the war anid
was used for dances given to soldiers. i,
!sailors and the community. I
true- New Orleans.-The test case
ever brought in New Orleans in July, to C
nade determine the application of the war
rest- time prohibition la-w to 2.75 beer has I
s in been fixed for agrument before the :
United States Supreme Court De
cember . according to a dispatch I
wvn- tra Washington.4
Gen- Hammond.-Rev. R W. May, pre
Mrs. siding elder of the Methodist Episce
Sthe pal Church, South, has extended the
t i astorate of the Rev. Leon I. McCalu
In Hammond another year.
the Iota.-Rice threshing and harvest
Jose a!ng was resumed after the beight
the Ueather of the pat few days. The
$5. warm temperature, however, con
bond tinues with grain still sprouting in
large the shocks of cut rice, and some
cast sweet potato crops reported souring
in he ground. Prctes of both eotti
and rice firm and advancing.
Sthe Alexandria.-A business deal of
the considerable importance was coamsam
the mated here, when A. Bauer sold his
cue.v wholesale grocery business to H. T.
or to Cottam and Company, Inc., of New
ers. Orleans, who will assume charge oa
a of Hammond. - ITr the nationwide
oling campaign to be conducted by the
greatj piscopal Church throughout the
nning country, S. M. Cate has been appoint
Scon- ted general chairman for the local
apnay ljevtlle.-Dr. O. L .Crutcher. me
ustmon, retary of the Baptist State Misson
here Board, lectured before an intarterted
near audience of church workers in a a t
t ofl fort to interest mill workers tin the
$5.000.,000 Baptist aesmpaign.
made Lake Provldenc. - There will be
Iae- no primary for local oices tn Eust
induas- rr'anoll Parish. The Democrati ea0
*a of cutive committee met and aIndit
no opposition namelI the eandidaes
* 5 lot-a.-The amest of eottem gin~ed
on or here up to date is 50 baelm again
in his 00 last seemasn, bet the price a
selle.ttr and tacreasing daily.
s81ly Islean. - Cottem plckiug is
Pari th toritary is about oer. the dga
l' bv hvineg a ahit a Wat n m
WOULD ABOLISH U
PERSHING TELLS COMMITTEE
HE WOULD RATHER SEE RE
WOULD RETAIN OLD NAMES
Commander Urges Increase in Pay
For Army Officers-Says Many
Are Living From Hand to
i Washington. - Re-creation of the
National Guard as maintained by the
states and substitution of reserve
rits organized by the federal gov.
erminent was recommended by Gean
es eal Pershing before the joint con~ -
ruittees on military affairs of the
di &nate and House.
Elaborating on his suggestion for
[ the organization of reserve units,
Ge neral Pershing, in response to
Suestlons, made it plain that under
his scheme the present National
Guard would be done away with al- U
though the personnel and names of
it the regiments coulI remain the same
. and local traditions maintained.
Senator Wadsworth, of New York,
it chairman of the Senate committee,
it pressed General Pershing for a def- te
S ite statement of his views on the the
d- svbject of the National Gua d. diat
Ar "The question seems to be wheth- Vent
o er we shall maintain a reserve mi- mom
r litia under the clause of the consa.l- c
ti tion authorizing the raising of ar- T
mcies or under the militia clause.' thai
u. said Senator Wadavroth. "Which do Jou
in )OU favor?" tskl
ed "I should prefer to see it done un- ;'
in. cer the army clause," responded Gear ate
iv. eral Pershing. the
il "Many states have organizations tg]
to with old records of which they are ras
he very proud," continued Senator ter
il Wadsworth. "Do you believe that l
in local pride can be nurtured in the act'
eame way by taking the same regi- spil
ments that have been maintained un- v
dot der the militia clause and putting 'io1
ed them bodily under the army clause? * H
he "I can see no reason far opposi- it
in, ton," replied General Pershing. "I fec
a think the federal government worall W'
na he very glad to accept the use of all e'
his facilities now made available for the Eel
Er. guard by the states.
General Pershing again emphasis- me
ed quesiont of an increase in pay for Fr
army officers and t·olisted men: In tut
the talking this over with ofcers I C31
act- learn that many of "bem are living a the
red hand to mouth ezlstene,." said Gen hit
e oral Pershing. o
M l Bled Men Decide To Strike.
SPiladlphla.-Inmates of the Penn- an
sylvasia Working Home for blind
men have preseated demands f.t
the higher wages and threatened to
ton strike soon unless they are granted.
ar! According ot the LUnd men, who
its make brooms, whisks, carpets and
sea cane, eheir board Las been raised 1i
I of with comaratively no increase in th
and wages. They have formed an organ- n
ers, isation affiliated with the American al
Federation of Labor. al
. to Gen. Pershing Opposed To Big Army. bi
war- Washington. - Dissenting In many is
has important respects from the programm
the recommended by the War Depart
De ment sad the General Staff. General
atch Pershing told the Military Cemmitteeo t
of Ceagrees that 300,00 men, raised a
entirely by voluntary eaniistmemt,
pre aheuld be the entside Igure ousid- ,
iee ered for a etandlng army.
Calu Mall Order HNoame Chaee ge and i
New Tmrk. - Chntrel et Memtgs
rest- ery, Ward A Co., a Chicago masl er
cr huse oft intersataaos rptattes,
The has been aotared by the United
Sr8teres Copersten Lnterestsr it wae
g in anna Teed Th emgeatien alse
me co trol the United Cigar Stereo
Force Negreoe To Leaver
Corbia. Ky. - Angered by a m
Sof ries of robberlies and attackse on
sam- white men, a mob here rennded up
i his g-ctially all negroees in Corbtn, e
El T. cpt the older residents, placed more
New than 200 on departing trains and
Son forced the remainder to leer s o
wid* England Has New Loan Scheme
the Loandon. - The treasury has draft
the ed a scheme for a prise bond issue,
point- aecording to the Daily Mail. Mr.
los Chamberlain favors the scheme,
which has been drawn up in antic
pation that parliament will declare
f tor it, the newspaper adds.
JapanesMO Emperor Ratifle* Treaty.
T okle--The emperor rattled the
St e Venalles peace treaty.
ll be Postpone Strike Vote.
S St. Loluis. - The 21 chairmen of
S- the Order of Railway Telegraphers In
ding session here deeMded not to order a
Satrihe vote among their 23,000 amem
bers before communiatinl with Di
ie rector General Hines.
5 are Reyalty Te Wed.
Laxemboarg. - OGrand Duchess
Charlotte of Laembehar and Prinace
a t Feli of Bourboa Parmas will be
e gin arried here by IhMsl Miecora, pp
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PROI MEASURE IS ST)
PASSED OVYR VETO
U. S. SENATE FOLLOWS HOUSE IN ALL
RUSHING THROUGH BILL FOR TI
Washington. - The Senate passed R'
the prohibition enforcement act over men
s the president's veto, and made imme- the
diately efiuetive nmachinery for pre- ta
vent.ing sale of be'erages containing 'cr
- more than one-half of one per cent tor
a. slcohol. tir
The vote was 65 to'20, or eight the
" than the necessar' two-thirds ma- ed
j~ ority. While there was a wrangle on ,ote
taking up the measut e in place cf the A
; peace treaty, which had the right o! con
way, there never was doubt as to how twe
the Senate stood. It was overwhelm- the
s ingly "dry" like the House. which re- sen
o passed the bill within three hours atf- Set
x ter the president had vetoed it. roi
t Before Congress finally clinched en- t:-nr
to actment of the enforcement law, de- die
i- spite !.residential objection to linking of
n- var-tine and constitutional prohibi- 'S.
S ion acts, there came from the White, r.
±* House 'the announcement that the eqt
.t- war-time law, which was put into et- rig
"I feet after the cessation of hostilittied
j would be annulled the moment the' for
LU Senate formally ratified the German, bh
he [eace treaty. It was the most definite bet
sf all officialor emi-offcial state- pr
is. ments bearing on the war-time act. mi
b. Prohibition leaders were plainly dis a
In turbed by the news, for they had, of
I counted upon the country reaching
'a the effective date of constitutional pro- n
. hibition, January 16, 1920, without re- n
opening of saloons. of
Despite the clamor set up by wet in
and dry forces over the White House If
n- announcement. Senate leaders said oc
they would proceed with consideration sa
of the treaty as heretofore.
Brewers To Test Prohi Law. ul
N 'ew York - Upon being advised (i
that the Senate hal overriden the tla
WI l.reqident's veto of the prohibition bill, v
the United Brewers' Association an- 'I1
in nonced that a sule would be brought PC
vin the courts to test the constitution- lip
ailty of the law. Its men.bers will I."
atide by the terms of the law, the an
L oeneement said, but the association
my. bad been abvised bp counsel that it
ay is unconstitutional. c1
srt- Would Ameri.anise Aliens.
era Washington. - Legislation designed l1
e to Americarire aliens is contained In fI
A a bill reported by 'he Senate labor C
et committee which investigated the a
sd rteel striae. The bill. which was plane
ed on the calendar with a view to ear
ly considerrfion, provides for coope
ft ration between the states and the fed
a oral government in educating aliens. t
" Wwould Sell Motor Equipment.
ed Washington. - Immediate sale at E
was seti of all surplus army mote t
lSe eilpimetnt reset 2,19 trucks aio- I
arts eated to the states for reoad wk. I
would be asked of the War Depart c
mo·t in a reseIntion introduced by
Represenatitve Reavis, Nebraska.
s chairman of a war investigating com
e- Italians Have Complaint.
ne Rome.-La Tribune makes an at- I
and tack on President Wilson san the
as American government In connection
with an artilse on Italian claims. Com
plaint is made by the newspaper that
no the United States lavishly poured
brat- men, arms and money, into Europe.
e, but that Italy got none of these.
em Oc Indian Released From Pen.
atict- Leavenworth, Kan. - Taraknath
la Tis, a native of India. was released
from the federal penitentiary bere on
completion of £ wo-year term for
ty. violsting the neutrality lawi in trying
t(,he t stir up a revolt in India In the
world war nerlod.
General Strike is Rumored.
tn Paris. - Extrer,!st eleme nts in
as in trade union circles plan to call a gen
le a ral strike, according to the Excelsior,
which says that leaetrs in the general
I D cenfedertion of labor are opposed to
Regist'er of Treasury Resigns.
chs WuashingtoL - JIoaston B. Tehee
ac of Oklahoma has resigned as register
I be of the treasury, lective October 31.
,r ad wll go to New York to beoame
ce·eta weh a lUmre1 rm.
ALL CF 46 MODIFICATIONS OF
TREATY SPONSORED BY COM
MITTEE ARE KILLED.
Washington. - The 46 amend
ments attached to th- peace treaty by
the foreign relations committee pass
r into aistory when the last survi-I
' cr of the group, a proposal by St.na
t tor Moses. Republican. New liamp
t-ire, to revise voting strength in
t the L;tegue cf Nations. was consign
L- ed to the discard in the S mate by a
It tote of 47 to 36.
As if gaining impetus by this an
compliaslment. the Senate then upset
a two more proposed textual changes in
t- the treaty brought in by individual
- senators. One of them, presented by
f-' Senator Sherman, Republican. Illi
rois, and proposing to write into the
: t:reaty preamble a reference to the
f- diety, was laid on the table by a vote
Lg of 57 to 27. The other, sponsored by
i- Senator Johnson. Republican. Califor
te ra. as a new solution for voting in
1e equality in thq league was killed out
right by a count of 43 to 35.
A; At adjournment however, the et
Ie fort to hasten final action had
Ln brought up against an obstacle whici
teo beemed likely to prevent further
te- progress for several days. A deter
At. mined group of senators will launch
is a fight to eliminate the labor section
&d of the treaty.
mg Nine Republicans :oined the Demo
crats in overthrowing the Moses
re- amendment which provided that none
of the British dominions should vote
'et in any league controversy directly af
fc ecting any one of them. Three Dem
ld ocrats voted with the Republicans
on supporting it. On the new Johnson
amendment, proposed as a substitute
for the one rejected recently, the line
ua was exactly the same as on the
ed ('alofrnla senator'. criginal proposal.
:he the only changes In the actual record
Ill, vote being due to abseences and pairs
n- 'Ibe Sherman amendment got only
iht scattered support, most of the Reput
on- lican leaders helping the Democrats
will .ut it out of the way.
Ion Rebel Leader Surrenders.
it El Paso.-Miguel Holguln, rebel
chieftain, brother of Epitanie Ho!
gulm, the noted Villa commander, who
was killed about a month ago, has
met surrendered to Gen. oduardo Porcayo.
In federal commander jt Casas Grandea,
bo Cblhhuahua. according to an ofetal an
the neaaeement made Ly Andres arcta,.
lae- Mexican consul general at El Paso.
Mpe- Italy Sends Note To U. S.
ted- London. - Diplomats hers say
as. that another strong appeal has been
eddressed to the United States by
S!gnor Tittoni, the Italian foreign
at rminister, regarding the Plume situa
a tion. It is added that the British and
Sao. French governments are using their
mrk, good offces to ease the rather criti
*n cal situation.
sk Atlleged Plot To K.dnap Edsel Ford.
em- Toledo. O. -- A plot to kidnap Ed
se" Ford. son of Henry Ford. the an
tomobile manufacturer, and hold him
for $20,000 rarsom. was revealed to
at- the police here by a private detective.
the Discovery of the plot was followed by
ltion the arrest of four men in a local roont
tom-eh 1 house.
ured Six Die in Railroad Wreck.
rope, Los Angeles. Cal. - Six dead ani
rbout 12 persons injured, many s4
riously, was the known toll of the
wreck of the Southern Pacific Rai.
nath road's "San Joaquin Valley Flier."
Son Expect Arrest of Law Violators.
for Washington. - Many new arrests
rying in a number of statss for violations
the of the food and fuel control law are
expected soon by the department of
Germans Prepared For Trade.
In; San Antonio, Tex -American trade
ge In Mexico is scheduled for a sererous
riot Ietbathck in the near future, as Ge
neral Iany is already sen'ing considerable
ed tr! hardware, novltiets ,nd other articles
of commerce to thae country.
S Cardinal Urges Forgiveness.
Lehee St. Louias. - Carullnal Merier, pld
ister tate of Belgim, in an address urlrged
r that relatives of those killed in the
mwas forgive their enemies. "We
bught ber years for the rShL.
Vicksburg Boiler &
- Manufacturers of
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. Machine Bolts, Threaded
Steel Flanges, Valves and Fittings.
"Repalr Work and Satisfyla8
Service our Long Sult"
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I to for good job phiaing. We camnticleth i_
rtiret atitrg . plre =W
b*ve pmLrkm of our excellent r cam
btck for a secd ving. Our prics are the
most rea~ab, too and you malays de, =
Ipend on as gvirn yer odetr the r t lprempt
er If You Wat to Sel Your
Alt Make the Right Pritm
e.I . rsd Turm
adsru W. WHIrTrMORE, St. Joseph, L..
G an seUl it more quickly than you can sell it yourNl as
rble only busines he has is
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