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SEVEN YEARS DELAY
IN SUPREME COURT
JUDGE CLINE URGES REFORM
AND MODISETTE VOTES
IAVE T W 0 CONSTITUTIONS
Medisette Would Have Constitution
Changed So That a Man Moving In
to This State Would Not Be
Deprived of Suffrage. I
Jennings, La.-At a meeting of the
Iotary Club for its weekly luncheon at
the Madeline Hotel, and a program
arranged by J. W. Heinen was pr.- j
eated. This program was "Some of
the Reason Tor the Constitutional Con- E
vation." Judge Jerry Cline, who is
beading court here at the present
tMe, was introduced and he spoke of C
sae of the objects of the convention, c
end touched particularly upon the ex
e' Stve, legislative and judicial depart
assta. He said, "we in reality have
toe constitutions at the present time, C
eat that we are badly in need of a di
n one." Ir
He said he was in favor of the con- b:
Mttion being so formed that it would
ohe the governor the right to ap
pat his cabinet such as secretary of
iste and attorney general. He said e1
go judicial department was entirely
asdequate and poorly manned, and it t
IN quite possible for a case to be r'
nt in the Supreme Court for six
J 0. Modisette was also one of the
makers. He said the constitution p,
adMi be changed so a man moving F,
LI this state should not be deprived YE
ot So right of suffrage for two years.
s Qtaught any man or woman moving
is this state should have the right at
to io after having shown his inten- ha
Urs et making this his home, in one di
ir. He sprung something new on pD
6o dab by saying that he believed an
M billot would never have sanctity
t theuld have until the voting was
4sla n the home, and that he was in mi
of having elections by mail. He
,ms the statement that this was not Tw
er idea of his, but that it had been
a ina diferent points in .Europe
L H. Heinen, who is a delegate to
Ceostitutional Convention, said wa
ts e the qestions betore the con. Pa
wINh wolq be taxation, assess- log
a state institutions, public rig
1ia, the port of New Orleans; in ed
he said there were about a dozen it
WE' Important questions that would
before this body. He said th-t
thoght it was "time that New Or- De
was coming back into Louisiana, P
thre should be no law that would sto
New Orleans from the state," ab
It should not be separate and cut
but New Orleans should be in =6,(
Jast the same as Shreveport,
--e, Lake Charles and other Job
MawM with the great port in the ere
ofthe South that the popu
should be four million instead the
At this meeting Charles R. Hons- In
who is to leave for France in mel
torty-five days, was selected as alte
dkMgabt to the international con
which will be held in Edin- M
Sotland, in June. D. C. Ritchie villa
am selected as a delegate. pan
Nt RURRIEb READERL. *
svla illae-The stock of the a ci
store owned by Ouss -Well nesa
Sm of White Castle, huas been poin
Sto E. Askenaa, of New mor
Ila .--With the building of the N
SHighway from Prenier on Loul
Ithore to Oryr or La Place, scor
wil be tgiven a big boost to the Loui
Industry, which will have an- bal
to the Illinois Central Railroad, gami
Snlag much time on shipments othel
t and Eautern markets. the
tsene.-The charter of the ship
Syrup and Saugar Company. Co
-a Sled in the distrlet clerk's ple I
Ne-atly. It has a capital stock deme
,311M. Oscar Richard. Sr., of winti
Sp1resident; Louis U. Bab- to pr
iepPresident; and Edmond Bee- oule
-cureetary-trseaur. The planta- toes
-M t eompany i situated Just dents
-h river from Plaquemjnal band
Pce-Writh the tracking sea- stat
a- t In tfll sway. La Place is Pol
Its place among the bigt Paris
towns la this part of the court
lw Ibainusas has grown to such moenu
Sthat h La Place proper, from
Me Sow ive different partles op tlefel
Peaking bouses, and from ing w
adicaUo there will be saf-l ed to
SVgeables to keep them all moria
-The st meeting of the De
• quallusaton of Ouachita par- the D
was rcently appoanted, in ,,
r t rpo of orgaauIsing. P. of the
Wa elected President, L N. tions
vSm Psident, and Joe Noble,
Char--ie La pitch pina the
- turteb wood and a are next
l ems are evidence that some- parist
to burn down Teony hih
meeere. Thee Items ie 11
,a . ,
Forest Hill.-The farmers here are
planting potatoes, cane, oats and
Natchitoc,hes.-R. C. Forman of
Alexandria lectured at the Normal re
Natchitoches.-The second concert
of the season by the School of Music
RM and musical organizations of the 8
Louisiana State Normal School was
Lake Charles.-Elma Stafford. an
NS 8-year-old girl, who is in class 1-B at
Central School, was struck by an au
tomobile while crossing Kirby street
is front of Central School.
I. Plaquemine.-The Lower Coast Con
struction Company has moved the
large levee dredge above Plaquemine
and has begun to enlarge and straight
en the levee at that point.
at Monroe.-A parishwide meeting of
-am farmers has been called by the Com- vi
pre- mercial League to be held in West!
of Monroe, at which time speakers from Ci
'on- Baton Rouge will be present. cc
is Bogalusa.-In an effort to assist the
ent, farmers of this section the Bogalusa
Chamber of Commerce has ordered a
car of fertilizer, sixteen per cent pho-le
rt- phate, which will arrive soon.
ave Pointe a la Hache.-The local Red In
me, Cross chapter donated $1,500 to help
a defray the $3.000 expense in combat
ing the smallpox epidemic incurred an
on- by the Parish Board of Health. ex
ap- Forest Hill.--Gravel in large quan
of titles and ine grade has been discov- all
aid ered on the land of D. C. Warner, on int
sly the Pelican road. The highway au- wt
it thorities -expect to use it one the new tic
be roads w
Forest Hill.-Work has been resum
ed on the Meller-Hineston Highway.
he Forest Hill.-The graveling of the
on Pelican Highway from LeCompte to bu
at Forest Hill, will be completed in a er
ved ry short time. ly
ng Natchitoches.-The afternoon recit- drl
tat als held by Miss Carter in her studio ma
.n. have proven quite interesting. In ad. poi
ne diuon to piano numbers given by her
on pupils, papers are read on the lives the
ed and works of the composers, a
Plaquemine.-Thi home of Charles 1n
In Tircuit, about a mile above Plaque- So
mine was destroyed by fire recently. I
Of The building, with contests was lost, ant
a with no insurance. The lose is esti- iou
mated at about $5,000. The cause ef Grn
the fire was not learned. it I
to Monroe.-The Missouri Pacific Rail- COi
Id way and the Chicago, Rock Island and
n- Pacific Railroad, which have been at the
a- loggerheads because of trackage
Ic rights in the new oil field, have reacn
in ed an agreement through arbitration, i
a it Is announced by officials here. pat
,t De Ridder.-The canning factory for bre
. De Ridder is an assured proposition, con
3 provided the necessary amount of on
d stock is sold. Up to the present time had
about $8,000 worth of stock has been hou
d subscribed for. It is necessary that
a $6,000 more stock be subscribed.
La Place.-At a regular meeting of V
" John A. Relme Cam'f No. 504, Wood. poat
men of the World, held recently, Soy Nei
ereigns Wallace Lasseigne and Has that
ry Maurin were elected delegates to noti
the Head Camp Convention to be held Ing
in Lafayette March 15, 16 and 17. Sov. lug
ereigns John A. Reine, Wilhelf Hy
mel and William Clement were elected
Monroe.-Steps to organize every ope
a village in Ouacblta parish as partici- amit
pants in an important plan for the es- pre
tablishment or farm bureaus were tak- the
en at a meeting of the Commercial ove
League of West Monroe recently when
Ia committee of twenty leading bust
I ness men of the west side were ap- W
Spointed to hold meetings in fifteen or state
imore communities of the parish ofo to da
that purpos e. int
Natchitobhe. - By defeating the
Louisiana Industrial Institute by the tot
scores of 42 to 23 and 37 to 27, the
Louisiana State Normal School basket
bal Iteam has won eight straight Au
games. This practically eliminates all owns
other teams in the association from are
the contest and assures the champion. *
ship for the Normal five. Texa
Covington.--Prmers and towaspeo.
ple have been shown by practical
demonstrations that the local mild Ne
winters andearly springs enable them Re.
to profitably grow early vegetables and of Ys
quick maturing fruit Cane and pota
toes are mosey crop, and the resi.
dents of Waldhelm, near Covington,
banded to erect a potato kilna of suba F
stantial size. ing d
Pointe a la Hache.-Pllaquemnes cont
Parish A. R C.held a meeting at the latio
courthouse to raise afunds to erect a will b
monument in honor of the soldiers
from this parish who died on the bat.
tiefelds in the world war. The meet- pa
ing was a success and $1,000 was rais- tio a
ed to defray the expenses of this me- detr
morial shaft, which will be erected in cady
the courthouse square. at $25
De Ridder.--Secretary Powler, of
the De Ridder Chamber of Commerce,
in making a survey of the busi ess Ok
of the town recently, finds that condi- Oklahi
tions here are decidedly favorable. po0s
Bogalsa.---It is believed that Boga-.aton
lrsa's new high school will become or dla
the Washington parish high school by
next year, where the children of the
parish can attend. Although there are Han
hig hoois in every town of any a d
sae in the prish the oue bree cor taym
talu may depatine that the e ethe
- las ue unsab to agurimM~,
and OFENSIVE OPENED
al re- BY BOLSHEVISTS
the STRIKE FROM THE CAUCASUS
was AND SEEK TO JOIN WITH
au- MENACE TO GREEK POSITION
on- It Is Reported That the Red Cavalry
th- Has Already Entereo Tiflis and Is
mine Dep;oying Southward Along
ight- the Railway.
of Paris.-The long threatened Bolshe
['om- Vik offensive has been unleashed.
V'est The Reds are striking from the
from Caucasus and are aiming to establish
contact with the Turk Nationalists
the during the London conference on Asia
ed a The French Foreign Office has
hoe learned that the Sixth and Ninth Boi.
Sshevik armies, supported by General
Pudenny's cavalry corps, are sweeping
Red into Georgia.
help The Georgian government an
bat- inounces that it has evacuated Titflis
rred and is fleeing to Warsbaum, where it
expects to receive protection from the
uan- It is reported that Red Cavalry has
cov- already entered Tiflis and is deploy.
on ing southward along the railway,
au- which is the sole line of communica
new tion into Armenia and Turkey, to
ward Kars and Erzerum.
um- The Bolshevists have already estab
lished contact with Persia, by way of
the Azerbaijan and along the Caspian sea
to but that region lacks railroads and op
ea erations could be carried on there on
ly with great difficulty.
The Bolshevists in their present
tclt. drive are following the Black sea
idlo and are utilizing railroads rvhenevez
her The collapse of Georgia removes
ves the last obstacle between the Reds
and Mustapha Kemal Pasha and
places the Baku oil fields and the pipe
rles line to Batum in the hands of the
tly. Bolshevik reinforcements or troops
nat, and munitions for Kemal will sero
atl- iously menace the position of the
ef Greeks at the Smyrna brigehead and
it is believed will force the British to
all- consent to the recognition of Kemal 1
md and to proceed with the revision o'
at the Sevres treaty.
ce- Eleven Hours In Air.
on, Mineola, N. Y.-Leut. Ross C. Kirk. I
patrick, who hopped off from Mitchell I
field in an airplane in an attempt to
for break the world's endurance record for
an, continuous flight, was forced to land
of on account of a cracked generator. He
me had bene up slightly more than 11
Baldwin Shops Close.
of Williamsport, Pa. - Notice was
)d posted at the locomotive shops of the
)v New York Central railway at Avis
sr that the shops will close until further
to notice. These shops have been work- r
,Id fag day and night shifts and employ.r
tv. lng 550 men.
ed Parliament Is Opened.
Ottawa.-The fifth session of the
Thirteenth Canadian Parliament has 4
ry opened in the new Senate chamber
- amid all the pomp and splendor of the
prewar days and was addressed from.
k. the throne by the duke of Devonshire
al governor general
BIll To Limit I. C. C.
P- Wuashington.-A bill to repeal Intes'
r state Commerce Commission powers
Sto deal with state railroad rates was
Introduced by Senator Kenyon, Repub
'Ican of lowa, and referred to the In
Stestate Commerce Committee. cl
. at BAntiJap Bill Passes· .
t Ausn, Te.-The antiallen land d
II ownership bill, restricting aliens who -
n are einlegible to citizenship from buy, n
. ing, leasing or controlling land in
Texas, was passed in the Senate with
out a dissenting vote.
New Haven.-The resignation of M
Rev. Anson Phelps Stokes, secretary si
of Yale University, was announced by ll
- President Arthur T. Hadley. dr
Mexicans Amre Threatened.
I ort Worth, Tex.-Notices threaten.
ing death to all Mexicans in the oil Af
Selds appeared at Eastland. City and op
Scounty ofcials told the Mexican popu- an
latlon to remain and that protection bu
will be afforded them. by
Colorado Town Burns.
Pagoesa Springs, Col.-A large see.
tion of the business section here was or
destroyed by fire that started in a th
candy store. The loss was estimate? Sy
at $250,000. tin
State Hospital Favored.
Oklahoma City.-The Senate of the
Oklahoma legislature passed a bill at
providing an appropriation of $800,000 ha
for construction of a hospital and ve lag
cationgt training building for wounded be
or diseased former service men. wit
Explosion KIIb Twe. it
Harrulsbrg nl--l-Tw me were kill.
ed and another wounded, ta
tally, In eaplo asiom
et the Oamn Co e- ugg
mu anr her
jOJ Wall Flowers
has LOWDEN DECLINES 1
eral JNAVAL PORTFOLIO
'Hlia ACTION MAY RESULT IN SOUTH. I
re it ERN MAN'S LANDING IN HARD.
the ING'S CABINET.
ýloy. St. Augustine, Fla.-President-elect
way, Harding's cabinet perplexities were p
lics- increased by the refusal of Prank 0. t
to Lowden of Illinois and chief candi- g
date for the Republican nomination ti
Itatb against Wood and Harding, to enter J
y of the public service at this time in any df
I op This applies to the job of secretary i
on- of the navy which Mr. Harding urged p
the Illinois man to take, as well as a
sent to ambassadorships which it had been c
sea rumored Mr. Lowden might be willing J
aver to accept. H
In making this announcement Mr. b
)es Harding said that he was sorry and a
teds expressed high regard for Mr. Lowden.
and He said he had wanted him in the it
pipe cabinet. tl
the There are those who see in this n
move a far seeing strategy oi the part U
'p of Mr. Lowden to make armself avail- o'
deri- able again for a Republican presiden- 1t
the tial nomination four years hence. fE
and A. T. Hert of Kentucky is here and
Ito his triends intimate that be might to
mal be prevailed upon to take the navy or I1
of some other cabinet place. It
The chances for a Southern man in fi
the cabinet have undoubtedly been H
strengthened y the defection of Mr. of
Irk. Lowden. Other Southern aspirants lih
sell are: T. H. Huston and Newell San- aL
to ders of Tennessee and Representative Si
for C. Bascom Slemp of Virginia. The ja
md word ass gone out that Herbert Hoov- ol
He er still is in the cabinet picture, as is al
SJohn Hays Hammond, the latter in the te
The Southern papers are having
something to say about a Southerner L.
in the cabinet The Jacksonville ca
STimes-Union says there is a good deal of
ihe of talk about the recognition of tho Ju
viSouth. The appointment of a South- wi
r ern man to the cabinet would not be a ap
rk- recognition of the South, it says, but Cc
e"a recognition of the man appointed." pr
A recognition of the South, it says, h M
"would be a forgetfulness that there
is any South, a remembrance of the th;
he whole country as the United States of ev
as America." at
er Harry Daugherty has arrived to be sad
he with his chief in the closing days of all
m cabinet making. Coincidentally, the
re word passed that A. W. Mellon of to
Pittsburgh is a sure bet for secretary tei
of the Treasury, although Mr. Daugh
erty did not commit himself to any cis
a views onthis or anything else. the
as Warehouse Burns,
lb. Sulphur Springs, Tex.-The B. W.
A Nelson warehouss with contents in
cluding 65 bales of cotton and 16 au- I
tomobiles, was destroyed by fre here. an
The adjoining Garrison hotel was .
ad damaged by smoke and water. The b
to monetary loss has not been an- tie
b Child Is Drowned. on
Shreveport, La.-While her parents
were busy about their farm, little An
geline Cashier, 2-year-old daughter of a
t Me. and Mrs. Victor Cashier of Boe. but
7 sier parish, wandered from the fam- era
'7 ly home to a bayou and fell in, a
Bank Falls To Open.
. PFargo, N. D.-The Scandinavian- L
I American Bank of this city did not stat
d open for business. According to an tla
h- announcement posted at the bank ited
u building, the institution was closed I(Ka
by order of the state bank examiner trod
Enid Suffers Fre Lees.
SEnld, Okiao-Fire of undetermined g
j origin gutted the three upper foors of into
m the Chamber of Commerce building, a Cr
Sive-story structure. Damage was r he.
timated at $150,000. war
Greeks In Agreement. LI
SParts.-Former Premier Venizeleos K
I at Greece and the Greek government Kn4
i have arriVed at a complete understand- stow
ing, the essential point of which will sa
I be to maintain the treaty of Sevrer ian
with Turkey at the coming conference Balt
ia London on Near Eastern questions,
it was learned here.
Eggs Retail at U Cents. (
?egarkana. - Farmers are saw
sa en the streets fur a5 eui -
des, the lowest Dgr In hern
LIO ARE SENTENCED
JTH- SENSATIONAL COAL MINE CASE
D. IS ENDED WITH CONVIC
TION OF FIVE.
elect Pittsburg, Kan.-Alexander Howat,
were president of District No. 14, United
k O. Mine Workers of America. was found
Indi- guilty of contempt of court and sen
Ltlon tenced to serve one year in jail by
anter Judge Andrew J. Curran of the Craw
any ford county District Court.
With Howat were found guilty his
tary five codefendants in the contempt
rged proceedings, all officers of the Kan
as sas union. They are: August Der
been chey, vice president; Willard Titus,
Iling John Fleming, James Mclllwraith and
Hert Maxwell, Executive Board mem
Mr. bers. All were sentenced to jail for
and one year.
den. The calling of a strike in two mines,
the in violation of an injunction caused
the contempt proceedings. The strike
this resulted from a controversy between
part the miners' union and mine owners
rail- over the age of a young miner named
den- Mishmah. The question of his age af.
fected his rate of pay.
and The injunction was issued last Sep
ight tember by Judge Curran, forbidding
v or union officials from calling a strike.
It was sought by the state in the en
s in forcement of the Industrial Court law.
een Howat and three other officials, one.
Mr. of them being Dorchey, now are at
ints liberty on bond while another case is,
fan- awaiting hearing in the United States
tive Supreme Court. They were sent to
The jail last spring when they refused to
)ov- obey the order of Judge Curran to
a is appear before the Industrial Court and
the testify. They were in jail several
days before they gave bond.
ing Joe Blerbrodt, George Chipps and W.
nor L. Hasson, officers of a crowberg lof
ille cal union, tried recently for contempt
leal of court, were found not guilty by
tho Judge Curran. They were charged
nth- with fining two union members who
e a appealed a case to the Industrial
but Court. Judge Curran held it was not
id." proved that the members had been
ere In his decision Judge Curran said
the that the M ackie strike was called to
I of evade the Industrial Court law. How.
at and the other defendants, the judge
be said, had violated the injunction and
of all are guilty of contempt of court.
the "Have the defendants any reason
of to state why they should not be sea
try tencedr' Judge Curran asked.
gh- "Yes," Brennan spoke up. "The de
ny cision does not answer the questioms
the defense submitted."
"Overruled," Judge Curran replied
Iowa sank Closes.
8n Sioux City, Iowa-The Union Trust
e. and Savings Bank of Sioux City, a
r. state institution, has closed with a
he bank examiner in charge. The lizbill.
I ties of the bankare placed at $1,000,
000, but no estimate of assets has
been given out About $600,000 war
M- Many Buildings BSrned.
of Guthrle, Okla.-A block of business
' buildings, including a bank and sev
m- eral stores, was destroyed by fire at
I, Marshall, Okla., near here. Damage is
estimated at $80,000.
To Copy Kansas Law.
a Lansing, Mich.-A bill to create a
ot state body to be known as the Indus.
m trial and Labor Department, organ
k Lsed in general along the lines of the
Kansas Industrial Court, has been he
troduced in the Michigan House.
LouisIana kank Robbed.
Shreveport, La - Robbers broke
into the vault of the Bank of Grand
SCrane, La., about 30 miles south of
Shere and stole about $150 in cash and
war savings stamps.
Lithuania Honors Colonel Ryan.
SKovno, Lithuania.-The cross of a
it Knight of Ltlhuanla has been be
'- stowed by President 8metona of Lith.
m ania upon Col. Edward W. Rjan, Amer
U lean Red Cross commsislmner to the
e Baltic states
I1tes OR Thumb.
Ne Orlesnas-Atteked by a high
wayman daring a heavy fog, W. D.
Bander, hauteer, grppie with
assaflm*, lit d has thumb md
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5 as from any mail order house.
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Beams, Patch Bolts, Machine Bolts, Threaded Steel Flan,
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