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'DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF THE LOWER COAST : AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE, FISHERIES AND COMMERCE. VOLUME I. POINTE-A-LA-iIACHE, LA., SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 1909. UMBE 2. VOLUIE I. Pi ( i Dn LOUISIANA tVENTS, w Tracy, Items of Interest Gathered From All an eng Sections of the State. haps fi of a fe Will Decorate Confederate Graves. men we New Orleans.-James P. Wintermy- to repi er of Shepardstown, Jefferson County, feed wi W. Va., recently wrote to Vi. G. Hart, with t( commandant of Camp Beauregard No, a dists 130, U. 3. C., stating that Henry Kyd Douglas Camp, U. S. C. V., of Shep- Attorni erdstown, intended to decorate the Bato graves of all the Confederate soldiers Gulon buried in the cemetery there, includ- Fred C ing those from Louisiana, and request- office, ed him to send five of the state flags afalays that one might be placed on each title t, grave. The names of the Louisiana the Gu soldiers there buried are given as ish, bi follows. Col. William Monagan, Sixth the sti Louisiana; Capt. R. Grisly, Company A, Eighth Louisiana; W. H. Messan, Proma Louisiana Guard Artillery; Edward Bat( Hoey, Louisiana Guard Artillery; R. gas, o P. Slaughter, Eleventh Louisiana. Mr. found Hart at once sent the flags, and they where will be used on June 1, which has ural been fixed upon at Shepardstown as tions Decoration Day. Mr. Hart also sent lease to Mr. Wintermyer a copy of the song derric "Louisiana," and it will be sung dur- ery al ing the exercises on June 1. . Ye Will Pipe Oil From Oklahoma. Fra Baton Rouge.-That plans are being old g quietly pushed for the building of the this piping line from the Oklahoma oil bank fields to Baton Rouge was the informa tion given out by F. W. Weller of intq I New York, president of the Standard rema Oil Company, who has been in this hours city for the past several days inspect- parer ing the work on the refinery, but who left to return to the New York head- Farm quarters of the Standard Oil. It is the plani of the .Standard Company has to have several pumping stations be tween the Oklahoma fields and Baton bad Rouge. Two hundred acres of land ll have already been bought just five miles from Shreveport, and on this o perhaps the largest pumping station and for the entire distance will be built, but others will be constructed along the right of way. While the company had not decided, Mr. Weller said that slon it was very likely that the line would neHi cross the Mississippi river at this nest point, tion Ten Thousand Entertainment Fund. pust New Orleans.-The Board of Trade has contributed $500 for the running expenses of the Lakes-to-the-Gulf N Deep Wat ywLy .&ssociation, anda, set li.t Itself the 'task of raising $10,000 was toward the sum required to entertain Cat the next Deep Waterway Convention bull in New Orleans next November. The Th( committee, in fixing the $10,000 as bee the stem which it should raise for the will 'enter4inment of the convention, con- edi: sidered that the other commercial or ganizations of the city would probably I each raise as much, making the total di' large enough to entertain the big gath- Gel esting In good shape. cJ Jut Sipli Euxrelses at School for Blind. fin' Baton Roug.--81imple exercses in to the auditgrium of the Louisiana ca School for the Blind closed a year of prosperoqs and successful work, dur Inl which the scope of instruction i baa been materially widened and the In attendance at the institution increas- of e. Two graduated from the Insti. P tution this yquar, Miss Nell Laudry of i Osrtille and Miss Anna McConnell ex t New Orleans. Fpr various reasons the commencement this year was very dmlale, and only those directly inter sated, or the school alumnt, were in. he vited to attend. 17 Shooting White CralnesI. $1 w Brleans.-Frank M. Miller, i dednt of the State Game Commis Son has received word from D. Rich td, sheriff of St. John the Baptist puart, who is stationed at Oaryville, al tbht a negro whom he was trying to he had for some time been killing cranes, which he was shipping to a firm in New Orleans. Mr. Ml- E le' instructed the sheriff to arrest the negro on sight, while the local ex press oflbees , il be watched, and any ramnes that are brought into New Or leans will be conaiscated. Oplening of the Summer Normal. t Baton Rouge.--Wlth the closing of the Loostalana State University, the 1 authorities have turned their attention to the plans for the Summer Normal School, and President ,Boyd and the leading members of his faculty are a making the preparations for the open. ins of the Summer Normal here in aI few days. The department of educa tion ts also busy with this feature 1 of the school work. Ed George iHas Been Pardoned. Baton Rouge.-Ed George, who was sent to the state penitentiary from Baton Range for an assault on A. H. Faust, a well known editor and form or private, asecretary to ex-Congress . man avrot, has hbeen pardoned by Governor kanrders, released prom the state peanitentiary and has left for lrlimingham, Ala., where he will make b., li home. Mghts of Setter Halves Alesabr iia ,--stl d married. wo I .. be given he ame ci.vi fights abV enjoyed by the spiasters? Speak' tI.. ,! IL G.iarland Dapre of the Hlouse a Ierhieentatms will ptrob.o i yt bsth ioeasetiu li 'the atSitlve s a~reas beorkthe~ Loalttas whjlOk. I n ~n F~ i:~s~'~~bii* r i·:i~tsof· ;'r~u sa i :i ftve iprib Two Workmen Seriously Scalded. Crowley.-At the Reliler pumping plant, two miles west of here, Joe Tracy, a fireman, and John Carhorn, an engineer, were seriously and per haps fatally scalded by the bursting of a feed water pipe line valve. The men were on top of the boilers trying to repair a leak in the valve of the feed water line pipe. The valve burst with terrific force, hurling both men a distance of 20 feet. Attorney General Renders an Opinion. Baton Rouge.-Attorney General Guion has submitted an opinion to Fred Grace, register of the state land office, in which he holds that the Atch afalaya Levee Board has no right or title to Point au Fer shell Reef, in the Gulf of Mexico, off Terrebone par ish, but that this island belongs to the state by virtue of its sovereignty. Promoters Find Strong Oil Indications 1 Baton Rouge.-Distinct traces of gas, oil, clay and oil sand have been found in the crater on Kelly Heights, where the Baton Rouge Oil and Nat s ural Gas Company has begun opera s tions to exploit the 6,000 acres of t lease they hold in that territory. The g derrick is up 'and the drilling machin r- ery and rig is on the ground. . Young Child Drowns in Bayou, Franklin.-While the little two-year old girl of Alphonsq Barrilleaux of e this place and who resides on the i bank of Bayou Teche, was playing in front of her home recently she fell intq the bayou and was drowned. The SE *d remains of the child were found a few is hours after it had been missed by its ,t. parents. OppI .d Farm Work Delayed by Heavy Rain. is Voorheis.-A big downpour of rain has set the farmers back in their field work The crop situation is in t -n bad shape Corn is good, but cotton the nd is grassy and labor is scarce The nesse boll weevil is in abundance. Some the s of the farmers have cut their cotton unle n and planted corn. toba lit, lara' Improvements at Lake Charles. lara SLake Charles.-The expected exten- Ken at sion of the Hodges street car line into ame Hi Mount addition will begin in ear- T his nest in a few days. Likewise the lay- in t ing of weatr mains and the installa- the tion of a sewerage system will be er, pushed forward as fast as men and com id. material can do it. A ide Am I'rt New Church Nearing Completion. ley set Napoleonville.-The first high mass i 000 was held recently in the new St. Ann thu Catholic Church. The old church co on building is being rapidly demolished. con rhe The pews of the. old church have tail been removed to the new church and per the 'will be used temporarily in the new Un on- edifice. 1or- IM bly Minden.-At a special session of the otal district court here, a negro named ath- George Jones pleaded guilty in two Ui cases to the charge of bootlegging. Judge Drew sentenced him to pay a ind. fine of $5, and in default of payment st( Sin to serve in jail eight months in each e ana case. - tbh * of of dur- Many Cars of Oil Distributed. r, tion Breaux Bridge.-Cars of oil are be-t the Ing distributed here for the agencies by reas of three rival companies-Waters- A ntli Pierc,e the Texas and the Webster. 7 of The companies have gone to heavy ar sell expense in establishing plants here. ca very Negro Boy Gets Prison Term. lte. Plaquefmine.--In the district court a a in- here, Sydney Williams, a negro boy 17. years old, I was convicted on a charge of grand larceny, having stolen $120 from an Italian merchant. He er, will be sent to the penitentiary. al am AROUND NEW ORLEANS. ptist Newcomb High School held gradu ville, ation exercises. ag to Irst carlead of shipment of flour ling made here was sent to Beaumont. pping ume Commissioner purchased the Ml- Elvina C. as patrol boat. it the Dr. J. A. Estopinal was named med i ex- Idal inspector in Cuba. Dr. Edward d any . Kelly succeeding to State Board of a rOr- Heialth secretaryship. j Board of Trade decided upon broad public inguiry into insurance situa- I al, tion. Lg of .e Benevolent Association of Gret r the na celebrated silver anniversary. ation Juven~j.court law was attacked in ormal habeas corpus in Supreme Court. id the Council committee approved high Sare school sites selected by school board. open. Mayor Behrman and City Attorney. in a Moore announced that ill new street duca railway franchises must incliude ature tianfer. Plret Evangelical Lutheran Church held twenty-first annual picnic. d Chief Nelson of government forest Swas service announced success of new pro trom cess of treating lumber. . . Joseph' G. Viosca was convicted un torm- der carnal knowledge law. res Government filed suit against 1111 ed by nois Central for violating safety ap im the pliance law. ft 1r Dr. ice and others discussed ne Imake gro problem at Second Methodist Iouaisiana cotton parishes will ex* port corn for first time, and railroads have put in rates to move crops. g Confirmation services Will be held [Ok in Jewish temples. Hous School board selected Esplanade s trdt elte for downtown girls' high he oobl and authotuhed purchase of i.iti. pate oflciahly in lMePnorial Day, owig ,b tto Oivil coamandir. : Dovisendapt before Aal'~La ia iaterqc $@CI~t ~ri 570' ': ·.·· BECOMING INTERESTING. :rlAY 2 -· 01 .1 1545 e *5IMs I 4 ' I I '. 1I ml~vA~oHICI gb PREVENT NIGHT RIDINGI RU SENATOR BRADLEY SAYS FREE ILLII TOBACCO IB REMEDY. SI Oppression of Growers by Tobacco Big I Trust Has Caused All 2 the Trouble. Washington.-That the outrages of: Chip the night riders in Kentucky and Ten- were nessee resulted from the oppression of day r the American Tobacco Company and that its inl unless the internal revenue tax on leaf Eve tobacco in the hand is repealed, these North outrages will again occur, was the dec- panic laration made by Senator Braflley of and 1 Kentucky in urging the adoption of his the ti amendsment to the senate bill. , arous This amendment proposes to restore foreil in the tariff bill the house provision for larly the free sale of leaf tobacco by the farm- gregs er, which was stricken out by the finance to m committee of the senate. tants After reviewing the growth of the suffe American Tobacco Company, Mr. Brad- man: ley said that, not content with destroys i s ing all competition in the United States, tric R this concern drove the Imperial Tobac- a h co Company of Great Britain, its chief dishy . competitor, to. a compromise and ob- brok e tained an agreement by which the Im perial yielded up all competition in the po w United States. towi frigl IMPORTANT DISCOVERY MADE fear e over o United States Has Been System. g. atically Robbed. K New York.-A handsome big French Tra steamer trunk, brought into port by a :h wealthy Boston woman, has revealed to the customs men not only $3,000 worth of smuggled gowns concealed under a rair false bottom, but also the fact that such brei 1 trunks are being regularly manufactured yes es by a firm in Paris, "especially for the stri SAmerican trade." rA In other words, "smuggling trunks" pre are a staple commodity in the French a capital. The smuggled goods were regarded as on art big haul for the keen-eyed inspectors. an But the discovery of a red leather label eae a on the trunk, reading "Aux Etats Unis" nu en (for the United States), really meant H much more. The customs representa- be tives on the\other side of the water have an already begun looking for the manu- So facturer of the false bottomed boxes. no, du- ouf TEXAS MOB LYNCHES NEGRO bu the Beat Jaller, Insensible, Shoot Black in in His CelL di ied- Abilene, Tex.-After an hour's des- th ard erate attempt to break down the doors, in, of windows and even walls of the county tip jail, a mob armed with shotguns and ce oad revolvers, fred into the cell of Tom ni tue Barnett, shooting him to death. Bar- te nett was convieted a short time ago of f ret- murdering Alex Sears, who was a prom inent and rich cattleman of West Texas. * in The mob formed at 1 o'clock and marched 'to the jail, where the immediate I 15h surrender of Barnett was demanded. The G rd. guards flatly refused to let any one en Uey. ter the cell and refused to turn over Bar rst sett. Then followed the attempt to ide break into Barnett's cell. The author ities were caught unawares because of o arch the hour when the attack was made, and h by the time sufficient forces gathered to C rest cope with the mob, Barnett had been , r o shot to death, b Iun n Standard Must Pay More. f Il1i- Austin, Tex.-District Judge Wilcox ap directed Receiver Eckhardt, of Waters Pierce Oil Cotmipany, to pay the State I ne$200,000 in addition to a fine of $1,600 odlst 000 already reeeived as cost of the State in the prosedutIOn of the corporation. -ods ". Rogers Leaves Wealth to Kin. New York.-The will of the late Ren held yif H. Rogers, the Stanydrd Oil million aire, was admitted to probate Friday. ,ade Practically the entire estate, valued at, high between $50,000,000 and $75,000,000, will e of ultimately be divided among the four Schildren and their heirs. Half of the ti equal shares into which the residuary es I wig tate is divided will be given to the four SwKen they reach the age of 40 years, mreir dl the remainig bhalf they may dis i~ - .f only bywill, continutlg, however, ai.@yO i t e i: Efa, c uptil their death. By FOUR STATES QUAKE oie loaded ILLINOIS, MIOHIGAN, WIBCON-necess SIN AND IOWA TBEMBLE. Tw miles blown Big Chicago Skyserapers Tremble Zephy Like Human Beings-The kinds Panic Was Widespread. man ed b; Chicago.-Chicago 7 and four states cries were rocked by an earthquake Wednes- sounl day morning, throwing at least half of a sec its inhabitants into a mortal terror. A Every city, village and hamlet in strew Northern Illinois felt the shock and the ing panic was widespread. Iowa, Michigan Bodi' and Wisconsin were also in the path of and the trembler. Thousands of persons were stalk aroused from their slumbers, and in the for 1 foreign settlements of Chicago, particu r larly where Italians and Sicilians con- ST( , gregate, there was alarm which gave rise to wailing and prayers as the inhabi tants thought that they were about to suffer the same fate which destroyed so .- many thousands of their cotntrymen. N Big skyscrapers in the down-town dis- man trio trembled like living beings with the As i aguie. Many dllaBlirdted okldtructures in t collapsed in different parts of the city, pun dishes were thrown off the shelves and a Sbroken, windows were cracked in mapy thi portions of the residence districts of May- clar wood, Evanston and other suburban H towns, and many residents were so say frightened that they ran into the street frol E fearing that the roofs were about to fall he over their heads. rels " WORST FLOOD IN YEARS. oar tfo Trains on Three Railroad Systems tab Indefinitely Annulled. th Meridian, Miss.-Three more inches of "> a rainfall were today added to the record- nai ch breaking downpour of Monday night and. lea ed yesterday; and tonight all of the large wev he streams south of Meridian are reported pol still rising. The rise, too, has passed all mo ,, previous high-water marks, and the dam ich age will not be known until the water W recedes. All trains south and west of Meridian as on the Alabama and Vicksburg, Mobile Ei rs. and Ohio and New Orleans and North l eastern roads have been indefinitely an nulled. Each road is reported to have an nt suffered the loss of many miles of road- 'w bed and numbers of trestles. The Mobile be ave and Ohio, Alabama Great Southern and hi nu- Southern Railway are maintaining trains w north of Meridian, but are slow sched- bu ufes. al RO Tonight it is reported from the local weather bureau that Enterprise and Shu- Is buta are in the grasp of the worst flood et iAk in history. The water in the business a district of Enterprise being almost to 8 des- the second stories of some business build- Is ors, ings, and Shubuta being an island, en- p inty tirely cut off from the outside world ex and cept for telephone and telegraph commu- h om nieation, which are yet intact. At En Bar- terprise stocks of goods have been moved of from lower to upper floors, and it is om- thought the damage to them will not be xas. so great. People are moving about the and town in seiffs. The GEN. TAYLOR'S MEN EXHUMED Bar- Bodies of 157 Soldierm Esmoved to to Fort Brown. hor- Brownsville, Tex.-The bodies of 157 I e of of Gen. Zachary Taylor'a soldiers arrived I and here Friday for burial in theNational d to Cemetery at Fort Brown. These bodies bee were unearthed from the old earthworks built at lsaell by Gen. Taylor. A few bones of these soldiers were found a few months ago where, the rains had washed the earth away. United ilcox States army buttons found with them ters- identified them as soldiers' remanins. The State goverpment sent arepresentlative to in stt vestigate, resulting in an order to re tate move the bodies to Fort Brown for ' burial. VICE OUTBREAK IN HAVANA. ien- Lid His Been Taken Off Since Amer lion- a icans Left. riday. IHavana.-There has been a marked in ed at crease in immoral performances at the , will theaters of Havana, accompanied by a four general spread of vice and an outbreak I the of gambling since the American occupa ry s- tion came to an end. In order to coun Sfour terct these vicious tendencies a meet year ing was held Friday night at the resi y dis- dence of' Bishop Estrada. Many promi never, aent citizens were present and a society h for times prvention of vice was formed 32 DIEIN TEXAS STORM UCONI 100 ABE INJURED-HOGS PREE ELABOI ON THE DEAD. ENTE Fire Completes Destruction of Tows Arrange of Zephyr-Bodies Blown Gath: to the Hills. pe Brownwood, Tex.-A tornado of awft tt Meip fury struck the little village of Zephyr of those in the eastern portion of Brown county oho wor at 1 o'clock Sunday morning and left a uions, path of death and destruction. Thirty lives of two bodies have already been recoverec ans who and the number of seriously and fatally week, is injured will reach fifty. A score or more arations are slightly hurt. Nearly fifty houses were entirely de here. molished. Lightning struck a lumber the com yard and started a conflagration, whice ter of destroyed one entire business block. Nc veterant efforts were made to light the fire, as the themscl' care of the dead and wounded victims will set demanded all attention. A section hand Monday rode a hand car to Brownwood and the reu spread the alarm. In two hours the San di ta Fe was speeding a special train tc rival a the storm with nine surgeons and a assigne' score of Brownwood citizens. badges Hundreds of persons directly in the to free storm's path saved themselves by taking mit the refuge in storm cellars. More than a amusen dozen bodies were horribly mutilated. In N By daylight sixteen surgeons were many working on the wounded. Brownwood on the hurried her second relief train at noon: viewed loaded with provisions, clothing and Front f. necessary articles and forty nurses. works Two children were found dead two which miles out from the town, having been be adn blown that distance. The hillsides at sissipp I Zephyr were covered with debris of all feature kinds, bodies of dead animals and hu. entire man beings. The scene was dimly light of the ed by the burning buildings, and the first d tea cries 'of the wounded rose above the orated Cs. sound of the elements, which threatened will b of a second storm. Eve A hog roaming through the debris- been in strewn streets was killed while attempts that the ing to devour the body of an infant. gheat ;n Bodies were found twisted about trees do bt of and in every conceivable shape. People of tF ere stalked the streets almost naked, crying of *th the for their loved ones. cu. Mo - STOLE $30,000 FROM WIFE Confi rise (Bijo abi- dn a Pto retty Virginian Duped by a Sup. Co 1 I2 posed Naval Surgeon. Ge a. New York.-"As much as I loved that C. V dis- man, just that much do I hate him now. Ad the As firmly as I defended him when lie was Patt Ires in tro~ible, just so firmly am I going to Ac City, punish him if I catch him." Mal and Mrs. Edward Lord, of Chicago, had the Ipy that to say about her husband. She de- GoAi day- clares.she will stay until she finds him. and rban He led her into a bogus marriage, she so says, stole $30,000 in money and jewels co treet from her and then fled. She has heard fall he was here where he has several rich D relatives. C Mrs. Lord, who was Margaret May. tee IS nard, a pretty Virginian, had a small fortune, made from a hair dressing es- Gar tablishment in Norfolk, when, two years A fms ago, she met Lord. Orb "I met him as Dr. Lord," she said. 4 em of' "ie told me he was a surgeon in the tici ord- navy. He was a delightful man and I and. learned very quickly to love him. We J large were married at once-at least I sup. Ve rted posed so. I later found that the cere d all mony was bogupj." wamt ica t' WOMAN TERRIBLY TORTURED me ridian obile Effort of Burglars to Find Hidden ter aorth - Money Brutal. ly an Wilkesbarre, Pa.--Mrs. Mary McDade, have an aged woman of Kingston, near here, road- was brutally tortured by burglars who obile believed she had a large sum of money Sand hidden, in an effort to make her tell rains where it was. She lives glone and the ched- burglars evidently got into the house Di about midnight. i-' local Mrs. McDude told them all the money ci Shu* she had was 5 cents and this she gave f lood them. Then the torture began and last sinessed almost an hour. They twisted her a t to ingers and thumbs, breaking one of the D build- latter; they pulled her tongue and tore it t. i, en- partly off, pulled out her hair, kicked and 7 rd cx- struck and pinched her and finally left mmu- her unconscious. g At En- A squad of the State constabulary is moved searching for the burglars. b I it is _ not be KENTUCKY PIONEER DIES. Will Take a Special Train for Relatives f to Reach Funeratl. , IED Louisville, Ky.-A real Kentucky pio neer died at Wakefield, Spencer county, wed to when Col. James M. Wakefield passed away at the age of 99 years. So great of 157 are the numbers of his children and his arrived children's children that, from Shelbyville, itional Ky., alone, a special train will bear only bodies kinsfolk to his funeral. Of these, all, tworks like Col. Wakefield, are Presbyterians. r were Wants Eight Submarines. h r ains Washington.-For the.purpose of pro vnited riding a defense for Atlantic and gulf a th em coast points, Representative Weeks of s. The Massachusetts has introduced a bill au 'e to in- thorizing the construction of eight sub r to r marine boats at a cost not to exceed wn for $4,000,000, of which the measure appro priates $1,000,000. WINS RACE WITH DEATH. Son Dies in Father's Arms After S,500 irred in- Mile Trip. Sat the San Antonio, Tex.-In a long race e by ' with death covering more than 2,500 utbreak miles, Philip Haam of Spokane, Wasih occupa- ington, won. His son, Frank Hang, was o o n- injured last Monday at the New Gunther a meet- Hotel building, died in the arms of his he resi- father fifteen minutes after his arrived p y m here Sunday morning at 7:30 o'clock. Sso liety His race was directly across northwest a formed to almost the extreme southwest. CONFEDERATE REUNION To ELABORATE PREPARATION FOR the full cc ENTERTAINING VETERANS. of the WR the most c Arrangements Completed for Great Gatheriig--Many Visitors Ex- l that pected-Official Program. of Figs a known to Memphis, Tenn.-That this the second fore, the timn Memphis has been holnored as host lihes a fu of those survivors of the gallant armies who wore the gray, In their annual re- The perfe unions, will be the crowning event in the duct, whi lives of thousands of Confederate Veter ans who.will visit the Bluff City next remedyo1 week, is evidenced by the bountiful prep- by the Co arations that have been made looking to their comfort and entertainment while ufacture here. The fi For the benefit of the earlier arrivals, roductic the committee having in charge the mat ter of free accommodations for those Senna to C veterans who are unable to provide for the medi themselves have announced that they s will serve their first meal at noon on plants d Monday preceding the formal opening of To gel d the reunion. Those desiring these aP the gent commodations are requested to report at foria F f headquarters immediately on their ar rival and register where they will be by all le assigned to their quarters and given badges that will not only entitle them NOT I I to free meals and lodgings, but will ad l mit them free to many of the places of Simple a amusement. In addition to the regular routine, S re many special features of entertainment, 3d have been prepared, including a regatta on the Mississippi river, which can be One ': viewed from the Confederate Park on can, fri i Front street; automobile races and fire royalty works at the Tri-State Fair Grounds, to rO which all veterans wearing badges will sort en be admitted free; a boat ride on the Mis- land. at issippi, magic lantern shows and other zance, all features of like character. story Il- One of the principal features of the during i- entire reunion will be the floral parade GeorgE of the sponsors on the afternoon of the afford 'e first day, in which many beautifully dee- some the orated automobiles and other vehicles The ed will be seen. of an Every effort, regardless of expense, hao and w ris- been made to make this reunion, like ad pt. that of eight years ago, known as the proanl nt. great Memphis reunion, where those in ishme whose honor it is given have nothing to kneell eel do but enjoy themselves as the guests seized ple of those stalwart hearted Southerners as he ing of 'the Bluff City. Col TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1909. monit Morning, 10 o'clock-Meeting of the faux FE Confederate Veterans, convention hail kneel (Bijou Theater), Main street and Lin- "dS den avenue. "E, up, Convention called to order by Maj. the c Gen. J. H. MeDlowell, chief marshal. Invocation by chaplain-general, U. 8. mu Chat . V. Association. low. Address of welcome by Hon. M. R. sir, was Patterson, governor of Tennessee. Hi gt.o Address of welcome by Hon. Jamel H. fuse( Malone, mayor of Memphis, on behalf of king had the city. pani e de- Address of welcome by Gen. George W. Gordon on behalf of executive committee hm. and Memphis veterans. she esponse by Gen. Clement A. Evans; wels co mander-in-chief of the United Con iard fe rate Veterans. rich Music. Call of States for members of commit May. tee on credentials and resolutions. a Small Afternoon, 2 O'Clock. Address by orator, Gen. Theodose S. ges Garrett of Norfolk, Va. years Address by Col. Lewis Guion of New Orleans. W said. 4 p.m.--Floral parade, all bands par- plaf ithe ticipating. eno1 Lnd I Evening, 8 O'Clock. We Joint meeting of Veterans and Sons of exp sup. Veterans to honor the "women of the Con cer- federacy and view designs for bronzes for State monumehts in their honor. At 0 o'clock a.m. the ceremony of de,- He ication of lamps around Forrest monu- wea RED ment, Forrest Park, by Mary Latham hac Chapter. fai 8:30-Boat ride on Mississippi river, Pei dden tendered by Mary Latham Chapter. stil WEDNESDAY, JUNE 9. :Dade, Morning, 9:30 O'Clock. hir here, Report of committee on credentials. lo who Report of committee on Battle Abbey. money Report of committee on Jefferson Da nu r tell vis Home. Selection of place for next reunion. il N the Noon, 12 m.---Memorial services to MIr. Ev house Davis and deceased veterans, the Vet -rans and Confederate Memorial Asso money ciation uniting in services. Sgave Afternoon, 3:30 O'Clock. d last- Election of officers. d her Reception by Sarah Law Chapter, U. Co of the D. C., to Veterans and Daughters of tore it the Confederacy, at Country Club, 4 to or e and7 o'clock ly left eception to Miss Lucy White Hayes, nf granddaughter of Mr. Davis, of Colorado ta Sary prings, at residence of Mr. and Mrs. W. so A. Collier, 85S Poplar avenue, from 5 to 6 o'clock p.m. Veterans invited. Evening, 8 O'Clock. or S. Boat ride to sponsors. Concert at Confederate Hall by Con latives federate Choir of female and Southern , songs. bi ky pio- Grand fireworks display at Tri-State ounty, Fair Grounds. Veterans invited. passed THURSDAY, JUNE 10. iO great Morning, 10 O'Clock. and his Grand parade of veterans. t b bville Immediately after grand parade, the ar only J Harvey Mathes Chapter, t'. D. C.. will s aserve lunch (6 Immortal Six Hundred se, all, and visiting Confederate surgeons at Cal- P terians. vary parish house, Second and Adams. I Evening, 9 O'Clock. a Grand ball, to be opened by Southeast f pro Cross drill, at Auditorium, on East End f nd gulf car line. Veterans wearing honorary I 'eks of badges admitted and others admitted on bill au tickets secured by applying to chairman I ght sub- entertainment committee. Sexceed There will be auto races on morning of e Tuesday, the 8th, and afternoon of 9th Sapp and 10th, at Tri-State Fair Grounds. Vet erans cordially invited. Peanut Soup. er 5,500. An excellent soup can be made, using salted peanuts as the base og race Grind the peanuts, cover with a pint an 2,500 of water, and allow to simmer about , Wast two hours. Have a pint of tomatoes, [ag, was n onion cut up lie, salit, pepper, a Gunther pinch of spice, a teaspoonful of sugar, as of his a pint of hot water, cooking in another a arrived vessel. When ready strain the nut o 'lock. liquid into the other, thicken with oorthwet flour, and serve in half an hour. A t up of peanuts will be required for a guart of soup. To Enjoy the full confidence of the Well-Informed of the World and the Commendation of the most eminent physicians it was essen tial that the component parts of Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna should be known to and approved by them; there fore, the California Fig Syrup Co. pub lishes a full statement with every package. The perfect purity and uniformity of pro duct, which they demand in a laxative remedy of an ethical character, are assured by the Company's original method of man- " ufacture known to the Company only. The figs of California are used in the production of Syrup of Figs and Elixir of Senna to promote the pleasant taste, but the medicinal principles are obtained from plants known to act most beneficially. f To get its beneficial effects always buy t the genuine-manufactured by the Cali r fornia Fig Syrtlp Co. only, and for sale by all leading druggists. n NOT A MATTER OF LOYALTY. Simple But Insuperable Reason Why Subject Could Not Kneel Before His King. be One fancies that few types of men, can, from time to time, have afforded te royalty more amusement of a quiet ill sort than provincial mayors of Eng is. land. "From the Foreland to Pen ea zance," by Cldve Holland, contains the story of a mayor of Weymouth who, he during one of the visits of King de George to the town, was destined to ;ie afford "comic relier' to a ceremony of cc: some importance. les The' occasion was the presentation of an address of welcome to the king, ike and we are told that the mayor, on ap the proaching to present it, to the aston in ishment and dismay of all, instead of to kneeling, as he had been told to do, gsts seized the queen's hand to shake It iers as he might that of any other lady.. Col. Owynne, the master of the cere monies, hurriedly told him of the the faux pas, saying: "You should have hail kneeled, sir." Lin "Sir, I cannot," was the reply. "Everybody does, sir," hotly asserted the colonel. The mayor grew red, and evidently much upset, exclaimed: "Confound it, R. sir, but I've got a wooden leg!" History records that "a smile suf SII. fused the face .of her majesty, and the Iof king laughed cutright."-Youth's Com W. panion. ittee TENDER, BUT NOT LOVING. New L! Waiter (to customer, who had com par. plained that his steak is not tender enough)-Not tender enough! Dyou Sof expect it to kiss you! Con- Same Thing? SMosie was a typhold convalescent fde.- He had been in the hospital seven mon- weeks, but in all that time no one itham had succeeded in winning even the faintest smile from the little fellow. river, Perhaps the sorrows of Russia were . still too vivid a memory. And then one day the nurse tickled him playfully under the chin. He is. looked up with a pitiful little smile. bbey. "Oh, so you are ticklish," said the n Da nurse, laughing. "No, ma'amn," he replied, the smile ion. instantly vanishing, "I'm Yiddish." oIr. Everybody's Magazine. As o- OVER THE FENCE Neighbor Says Something. The front yard fence is a famous er, U. council place on pleasant days. Maybe ;e of to chat with some one along the litreet, 4 to or for friendly gossip with next door ae, neighbor. Sometimes it is only small orado talk but other times neighbor has rrs . W. somethipg really good to offer. m 5 to An olDi resident of Baird, Texas, got some nlghty good advice this way once. He says: " Con "Drinking coffee left me nearly dead othern with dyspepsia, kidney diseasd and itate bowel trouble, with constant pains in my stomach, back and side, and so weak I could scarcely walk. "One day I was chatting with one of my neighbors about my trouble and told her I believed coffee hurt me. e, the Neighbor said she knew lots of people C. wll to whom coffee was poison and she aaC-pleaded with me to quit it and give dams. Postum a trial. I did not take her advice right away but tried a change ue of climate, which did not do me any at End good.- Then I dropped coffee and took nnorar up Postum. itted on "My improvement began immediate hairman ly and I got better every day I used Postum. r ring of "My bowels became regular in two n of Oth weeks, all my pains were gone. Now I ds d Vet- am well and strong and can eat any thing I want to without distress. All of this is due to my having quit cof fee, and to the use of Postum regu larly. de, "My son who was troubled with indi b ase gestiop thought'thiat if Postum helped Sa pint me sad, it might help him. It did, too, r about and he is now well and strong again. matoes, "We like Postum as well as we ever ,epper, a liked the coffee and use it altogether o sugar, in my family in place of coffee and all anather keep well." "There's a Reason." Read the n ut "The Road to Wellville," in Pkgs. en with Ev ea the above ettret A mew hour. A On: appears from time to time. The are seulane, trte, asnd taill eo kamaus rded fr laterest.