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_The Lower Coast Gazette.
Loan of $15,000,000 by Kuhn Loeb
to Organize National Pack
ing Company.
('hi,',' ,. -Eivid1,n.,ingr t1n a ,i tr. proa ,
a dh-fihratI. at lIm pP ,n the patrt ,li tilhl
Shi;'a'il'u mel t l;tiki .1., ;I,'l111r I hr1ugh the
joii llt ,,lt.,n i N t ii aI I',,,'i.I I r (',n, -
pail . t, -Ill , p :'e,,' ('l peltitti ll ill 1he ,ltil"
ply : Ireh iatt il Ni',', )1rk city,
h . I : h , - 111 (e, I,% th , de'' ii n 'I t'nt of
.1r' ,' ; = )1 1eft ' th1 1n e rp , l I' 'i |, it is 1Il
<'lare,.l }1a1(e ,a in.6 il1 p , I":11', pzl1, of that
I ,he- -t k of tie N\, i1 rk Htthir ,.. A. -
weiii , t ui hi, '1h \ithib tI ' last tw,
)year~ a o..rg tianei by r1.tail market
0 II'l" ill H rit it v , tilt ini, jeli'nhettnt
ipackin., e(ntierl-ri-, haii, I..vti bought p111
alhlst entirely Iby lthe Natilonal Packing
Thei fit Ihit Ih a einp;taii N "rgianized ex
pressly to create colmpeltitionl hall to
make the New York iiitchers in(i-iupend
+nt of the big iackers shoultl hIe ailluirell
by the' ('hiellgo intlert s, is ct,nsiihered by
offlcials of the deIpalrtment of justicii. a,
a wIn-"t important link in the evidence
now being collecited to prove that the
National Packing ( ompanty is operating
in violation of the Sliheriiian anti-trust
law. It is important because the peculiar
circnumstance have a nlteworthy bearing
on thi question of intent.
A reported lo(:n of $1.,fO0,OOl from
Kuhn, Loel & ('o., of New York, to en
able the ('hicago packer.s to organize the
National Company, with its long list of
subsidiary corporations, was also inves
tigated by Mr. Melaris.
O)fflials of the packing lom iipany today
refused to confirm or deny t he repr'ts of
its ownership of the New York associa
He Will Make Four BSet Addresses
in Europe.
Nimule, Uganda Protectorate. - The
Smithsonian African scientific expedition
arrived here Friday on schedule time.
Every one is in excellent health. Before
leaving Rhino camp, in Belgian Congo,
the hunters secured three more white
rhinos, a bull imffalo and other game not
before reported. Kermit Roosevelt ob
tained some splendid photographs of a
living rhinoceros. All were delighted with
their visit in the Congo.
COl. Roosevelt's mail has brought him
several requests to speak in European
cities, but he will be unable to arrange
for addresses other than those already
promised. ,He expects to speak in Paris
April 15, at the University of Berlin May
1, and soon afterwards before the Noble
prize committee at Christiania.
Col. Roosevelt will arrive in England 1
May 15, and soon after his arrival will
deliver an address at Oxford University.
TIe plans to return to New York about
the middle of June.
His Habit of Swearing Attacked by
Dr. Dearing.
St. Louis.-Before 1,465 delegates in
attendance at the Layman's Missionary
Congress here, the Rev. Dr. J. L. Dearing,
from Japan, attacked Speaker Cannon
during an address, because of the pro
fanity with which the speaker is popu
larly credited. Dr. Dearing said he be
lieved morning prayer would work a won
derful change in the speake*.
"1 know a Japanese count," he said, t
"who, when congratulated upon his suc
cesas as a legislator, said his success was
~due entirely to his habit of baring his u
head and praying every morning.
"Since arriving in America," continued
Dr. Dearing, "'ve wondered whether
many problems would not be solved if a
Uncle Joe Cannon be brought around to a
give the same testimony. I
Franking Privilege May Be Extenled to c
the Ex-President. t
Waashington.-The carriage free of
postage of all mail matter sent by Theo
dore Roosevelt is proposed by Represen- t
tative Hamilton Fish, of New York, who j
introdluced a bill to that effect today.
The bill is very brief and reads as fol.
"That all mail matter sent by Theo. C
dore Roosevelt, late president of the
tnited States, under his written auto- h
Csph signature, be conveyed free of post
age during his natural life."
Franking privileges are now enjoyed
bly both Mrs. Cleveland and Mrs. lHarri
son, widows of ex-presidents.
Woman's Suffrage Advocate Makes At
tack on Kentucky.
l.ouisville, KyI.-At a womran's suffrage
meeting l)r. E. L,. Poweli declared that
]had wolmnen been given a part in the man
agement of tli educational systeml of the
state ii; years ago "Kentucky woull not tl
be the scanda) of illiteracy she is today."
There is a bill Ih~ore the piresenit legis- tl
lature lwhiih gives women al Iallot in
s~chool elections.
Clash of Views Causes Strike in Ohio G
Potteries and Stave Mills.
East Liverpool, 0.--AUll coopers in the
potteries and stave mills struck here be- c
cause several men working at the trade
refused to joinl the union. This refusal B
was on account of the religious views, a
the non-union men being either members p1
of the Free Methodist Church or "Holy a
Rollers." The international union ordered
that all union coopers walk out. Prob.
ably 250 union coopers are idle.
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D Explosion Heard Ten Miles Away,
and Was Thought Earthquake
Had Occurred.
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o(culrr'l'd at tie 1ri u (lll, l ,1 I 1Ute1' .h, lt
LI it+ t ,,'r . o clot 'I, cs ltl, i hl\ tlt, .l ittlh
" Three m ilr ` l, ,| tr!ll,,t 1 +utri hlt :Ind
150 otherart, 1e l \ Iar '1 tit)b i l) 1 ' l I nth'
, 11n1!1. 'l'th, e' ,O ll;t'i \\,':',' w 'ter , 'tmlbtd
S by t t t'he ex! l ioin \ thi,1 at wrl, anll
tliher, nolet , h rli a r1h1ani e that a;
o lf t t'hem use'ta;ped.
( Th, l'ho 4 ' (4 rad h 'lt-! :!il I roIl I t ,1p1: .
twhich ,lnc , ' and ,ile I;ratt- tihe pjropl1 'y.i
t refutt, to ; give (Jut a ily llfu ntl'll ilo l 1'(
garding the ,,xphosion, tlaimin+;.1 that hit1h
it; t,.he l ,,h n and t1 z I ralh ! \\ins tI
º I riitIr, o 41 a 're ,o( n. It i, cltitnid the
c lmlpany lpm-,i , .elyV r11, n, v,,d tile te'il
phone apparatus at l'rilmi'r , so flat noIl
Snew.s of the i iact dent niiht leak out
N ithout 4e'ing cl'snuretd.
T'he Colorado Fuel ant roll ''om,ny
ordered a special train )mad, up an,
rushed to the 4oal camp. 1),1tors 1and
,nurses left on this train with a large
supply of mehdical supp lie4s.
The three t en 1 ho vl re killed worn
near the mouth o1 tilhe line when the
expl,-i;'- "ok place.
'ie2 . expl4osi was r han tien miles anll
many thought ait etarthquake1 ha d o'
IIrrle'. Primnero is locat i towntiy-flour
mt iles nort hwest of Trinidad.
Three years ago a disastrous explosion
took place in the pro4:.rty, in which
twenty-one miners were L illed and many
Pt'inero, Colo.-Sevent l -nine bodies of
the victims of the explosio'n in the P'ri
mero mine were foundl piled inl a mass
at the foot of the air shaft ihortly after
Wants Money From Uncle Sam for
Ceded Lands.
Frankfort, Ky.-Stirred by the sugges
tion from a Virginia state official, Ken
tueky probably will join its voice to that
of Virginia in denlanling reimbursement
from the federal government for the land
ceded for the crelation of the states of
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, \isconsin and a
part of Minnesota. It is claimed that
the condition of the grant lhas been vio
lated, that the pareehd land was put to
local purposes instead of being "for the
use and benefit of the other states of the
federation," as was o iginally intended.
Kentucky was a pact of the Old Do
minion at thi time, as was West Vir
ginia. The information reaching here is
that each of the states woubl be entitled
to about one-sixth of the amount claimed
by Virginia, or $2,000,000.
Dreadnaughts Necessitate Enlarging All
Repair Shops.
Washington.-The "dreadnaught" type
of battleship necessitates the enlarge
ment of all the dry docks of thle United
States, which will cost one or two million
dollars, according to a statement of See
retary of the Navy Meyer.
Secretary Meyer told the house naval
committee that a new dry dock was
needed at Norfolk at a cost of two mil
lion dollars; that the New York dry
dock would have to be enlarged at a cost
of one million; that the one at Pearl
Harbor, which is being built at a cost or
two millions, should be enlarged at a
cost of $425,000, and that the (lock at
Puget Sound should be widened at an
Sadditional cost of $325,000.
Dies Trying to Save Child.
Montgomery, Ala.-While desperately
attempting to extinguish the burning
clothing of her 4-year-old daughter, Mrs.
F. P. Williams, wife of a carpenter, was
so badly burned that she died a few
minutes afterwards. The little girl was
playing before an open grate when her
clothing caught fire. On seeing the flames,
the frantic mother seized the child in
her arms and rushed from the hsouse.
She was found a few minutes later in
the yard dead, but the (-hild was unin
Free Lunch Killed Him.
Louisville, Ky.--lenry V. Wolff, coun
cilman from the Eleventh ward, echoked
to death today on a piece of meat which
he was endeavoring to swallow at a free
lunch counter in a saloon at Tenth and
Market streets. Mr. Wolff, who was a
clerk for the Southern railway, felt the
pangs of hunger a couple of hours after
breakfast, and going to the saloon to ap
pease his appetite, attacked the free
lunch. He had taken but a few bites
when he was seen to grow black in the
face and fallto o the floor.
Arrested for Underpaying.
Oklahoma City, Okla.-Warrants were
issued for the arrest of Michael Swatek
and George Parker, contractors, who are
charged with underpaying laborers in
their employ. An investigation by State
llabor Commissioner Daugherty showed
that the, men have been receiving $1.40.
whereas the prevail.ng wage is .1.75 per
day .
Gets Workhouse Instead of Penitentiary
Sentence Thereby.
East Liverpool, O.--Because it happen
ed to be bargain day when he stole six
plumes from a department store. (George
Brown escaped a penitentiary sentence
and was sent to the workhouse. The
plumes, ordinarily valued at $42, were
marked down to $24. The jury said that
the offense was petit larceny on bargain
day, but would have been grand larceny
at any other time, when the value of
the goods exceeded $35.
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A Machine Has Been Invented W hich, When Touched by a Young Wom
an, Records Her Like or D;slike of Any Man In Question.
Force of the Explosion Was Ter
rific; Many Bodies Were
I)rakesoro, Ky.-\\ith crepe hanging
onl (\(ry other door a long the two stlrag
gling streets of the little minining town of
lrowder and mot ley funeral eorteges
headed by all sorts of improvised hearses
movinlg toward tl:( c(metery, \Vednesday
was largely given over to effacemelnt of
death's work in the Elk Valley coal mine.
There was no attempt at holding divine
services over the mangled bodies.
Rescue parties were going up and down
in the mine all day, but no further finds
were made durinig the afternoon, the
last body being irought up at 12::10 p.m.
This brought the count of the dead to
thirty-four, with one man, Foreman Peter
Kelly, missing. The count made by mine
officials this afternoon definitely tixe
the total as above stated. Fifty-fi\( men
were in the area afflected by" the (ex).:(
sion and of the twenty who got out aline
scarcely one was lllunlhult.
As a result of the disaster, all of the
mines in the v'icinit v closed down to hlay,
the men offering their services in I-cuee
The news of the explosion spread rap
idly and in a few moments the people of
the little mining town were crowding
around the shaft wildly. Women and
children, a!nlost crazed with grief, plead
ed with those in charge of the mine for
news of their loved ones, anti it was al
most impossible to keep the mouth of
the shaft -'S- Fortunately the fire,
which Fth ,ed by the explosion, died out
quickly, and the fans were at once set in
motion. A few nmoments after the disas
ter a relief party, headed by Andrew
Hogg, vice-president and general manager
of the Elk River Coal Company, ant
composed of the men who had escaped
from the mine, as well as numbers of
miners from other workings, entered the
wrecked shaft.
The rescue party found a scene of de
struction that left no doubt as to the
fate of the men. The first bodies recov
ered were in fairly good condition, the
men having been smothered to death and
not mangled by the explosion, but as
the party pushed on they found bodies
so mutilated that they were unrecogniza
blo. Cars and debris of all descriptions
had been scattered about the mine by
the terrible force of the explosion.
Had Exclusive Right to Slaughter
Cattle in Mexico.
New York.-The Mexican National
Packing Company, a New Jersey corpora
tion, controlled by English investors, and
operating a string of slaughter houses
and packing houses in the Republic of
Mexico, under concessions from the Mexi
can government, failed Wednesday, with
liabilities, including stock, of appproxi
mately $37,0000,000.
The assets were not announced, but it
is estimated that they are in excess of
the liabilities. The company will con
tinue to operate its plant as usual. IHenry
De Kay was apl)lointedl receiver I)y Judge
Lanning in the United States Circuit
Court in New Jersey this afternoon.
The appointment of a receiver was not
brought about by any conditions in the
live stock market, but the tying up of
part of thIe company's funds in the
U'uited States Banking Company in Mex
ico ('ity, which suspended recently, was
responsiible for the trouble.
Among the concessilns held by the
company is an exclusive right to slaugih
ter cattle in Mexico City until 1926. Its
share of capital is $22,500,000, and it has
a bonded debt secured by, mnortgage of
about $12,500,000, and a floating debt in
the neighborhood of $2,000,000,
$860,C0,000 Increase and Absorption of
Other Lines Voted.
St. Louis.-Stockholdlers of the St.
Loui.s, Iron Mountain & Southern rail
way, at a imeeting here. voted to increase
the capital stock to $190,000.000. The in- I
crease is $60,000,000.
The absorption of 23 auxiliary lines
and an increase of $253,000,000 in the
bonded indebtedness, out of which thet
lines will be improved, were voted on
- Will Inquire Whether Prices Havt
Been Affected by Any Laws
of the Country.
\\'ashington.---lThe cost of living in the
1 Lnited States is to be thoroughlyv in
f quiret iniit hy the house ,f relresenta
s tives t.lrough its most po\,erflll commit
li ee, the ways anld means. lelpresenta
tive Payne of New York, chairnlan o:
i that conmmittee, and majority leader it
the house, introduced his resolution pro
viding for an investigation along the
broadest lines.
The conuniittce is to inquiure into ani
alleged increase in the cost of the neces
saries of life, some of which, such a,
clothing, fuel, furniture, meats and food
stuffs, are enunerate1. Wholesale ani
retail prices and rates of prolit are to lt
investigatedl. The q:.estion of whelthel
the aritff is rm)lponsible for the a llepec
hill cost off living is covered in a gen
, 'l provision "as tI, ~ I ther l)pries arn
at letld, iiucreased or ,therwise Iy ar
la.ws of the I'nited States." The hearing,
of the conumittee will be open Io (th
public. It may sit anywhere in the Uinit
edl States and summion and swear wit
The bill provides for "a thoroulgh and
complete investigation of the present iun
reasonable and unllnecessary advaneing
prices made by meat packers and of thlt
reported hoarding of live stock in \West
ern yards, of the refusing of large orders
and the holding of supplies in freezers tc
create the impression of a shortage."
The committee, which is to consist o1
Six senators and six members of the
house, is authorized to call upon an)
court in the IUnited States to enforet
the orders of the committee and compe.
replies to questions put to witnesses.
Without Meat Four Days, Chokes tc
Death When He Gets It.
Chicago.-At least one death in Chi
cago can be charged up to the boycott or
meat. After a vegetarian diet for four
days, Goff Peller could resist no longer
began ravenously upon a huge beefsteak
and choked to death on almost the first
mouthful. He purchased a large steak
cooked it himself, and combining it wit1
a loaf of bread, made a giant sandwich
Two fellow workmen were present, anc
Peller imagined they were envying hilu
the meal. "You fellows are not going
to get any of this; it is too good t(
waste," he said, and then he began tc
(cew. A piece of the steak lodged ir
his throat, and althlotgh the three met
did their best to pull it out, Poller died
before a physician could arrive.
Customs Receipts and Internal Rev.
enue Increasing.
Washington.-An increase in rounc
numbers in customs receints of $32,000,
000 and in internal revenue of $10,000,
000, but a deficit in the ordinary receiptt
of the government of $25,000,000, againsl
$64.000,000 last year, shows the resul
of the firstl seven months' ,pe'ations of
the treasury for the fiscal year 1910, a.
compared with the correspondling periou
of the preceding year. Panama canal dis
bursements, not included in the above
calculations, have amounted to $19,136,
053, as compared with only $12,529,9n4
during tlhe seven lonthl.s last year.
T'ihe public ddtt increasei during the
month of January was $1,461t.819. ThI
working halalce in the treasury toda)
was $22.737,652. The cashl in the treas
ury totlay amiioumitel to $1.715,43,39 1.
For Ten Months' Show-Provided He
Licks the Negro.
C'hicago-C;uaranteed the lump sum o 1
$150,000 for his share, or a salary ol
$1,000 per wveek. with 50 per cent. of thtI
profits above that amount, .James J. Jef
frie.s will start on a ten months' tou
of thile world at the ead of an athletic
slhow on July 5, provided hte gains tite
title of world's heavv-weight champioz
in his meeting with Jack Johnson or
July 4.
Commission Seeks to Establish a Game
Preserve in Caldwell Parish
Other Items of Interest.
:at on, l it,, . La.
(it l w i(k an1i 1' I ite g: lllti' i-.u , '1 \"i llin
work is now ,l ,,.po l. ,t, and, .,.,,rtin
I 1, l r ior,'t '1 lirt. is l ': i , , .l I\ i t': ir
11:111 M illes' f ti h l al i , , t', unI is-ionll.
I it two ' iv l v , it i. lrtgte l, ', h:l in 1
hand,. Thi l ttrtsrva'.iu1 of it . fi ,rst1
is .ltt . i alli , w i: I the pl'tt 'r\'lVt ion
,fi till' ;Im for it ii- ,i 'i. 'i i h vel\
ilthe tia ,ret ii the gai' t ' oftii i the tili t. is
to ti,' fe \i tl. A\titl the plei ,nt timn tlhlt
\tato irk i. '-,ariid iin il v twi. dif,-til it
-li:is jitu ilitt' ut. T i uutll liik, ti:t th 'lo n
o\lt rc, an d in this .o·e . ction it, i is iii,
utilyii i It ' looLI ' tlit ll'rit '11 Il'n' l. iisl of
ti ,' tef e iis tu re to tali, !,'ti r ll hi ' 'ait .
]sii hu regi ster nd ottle, has tat'n
:1 great ul'ltt olll f ilto i rdelt ill thisa t fei'l
lure oft' his wot'rk, to I has fiite mwoch
tl war(i t l the Rvtl 'lali n a i the l uilI
ingtli u of a ct nserv'ati'n stinlimntll. IT 'l,
ati e rtes. illr'ation wta k is e ultne byl tl
stte glane ,ol n is-inut, whit' h, while it
has prtl""hly ,hle gool w,'nk, has heen
sever.ely crlit.isti. An eft'fort is tea'
raing to lre iatie ouring the t s ie si4on
of the legislature to abolish th,. omnims
sio,. The register of the state land
Off'i('e Inl' ha!. to devote a small plor
lion of his time to the forestri work.
as he is huv with the regular affairs
of his fr In th11i' e consolio ltion it is
!lrposeld to gi\', . the fto'rstrv work
to the guni et mii' os)n' . \Vht ther such
anl in,('ar will a it( allyl he i . nl l ' who'li
the legislature meets remains o ihe
beill, iolut it is , s tggestd ow, iliat , ate
nrding ito present gossip, is likelisy l
he one of lthe tpi tsfo tr ctnsi, eraie ,n
,y the legisi Iture.
Game Preserve Planled.
The 4le tlio toitlmisionlt wishes to secure
what land the state has in iahlw ell
parish for the purpose of turning it
into a gamne preserve.
There are severatl thlousand' aerits of
will probably he approved to the state
in the courl e of time., andt this land
Fltrank N'. iller of the state game lii -
ltmissionl iS lnlxios to secure for ther
commission to make out ofr it a game
preserve. The land would, of iourse.
have to first he deeded to the state,
and transfetrred bt the legislature, t
lthrough a r'egular net, to the game com
missionil. There would hardly hie d ny
trouble in getting the land from the
'onited States grovemnt to enh turn over
it the state game ominissioin as thel
federal goverillt ir igs atlwayese anxious
to enronrage such work. Tghie land is
said to e so Situated that it wovtld he
ideal for the game preserve w ork.
Will Open Navigation Soon.
Abbeville.-Repolrts froln upper Ver
million River, where the government
dredge and snaghoat elatour is em-a
ployed opening up the stream, are to,
the effect that inueh less work has heen
encountered than was anticipated. The
eboat has reede to within tht d T willree milesi
of the railroad ridge at Lfayettehi , and
nso far it has not been found necessary
to do any dredging, though hundreds ofg.
logs ani snags have been rlemoved from
the led of the oriver. With no new con
pdiations deveping, the eboat, which
draws four feet of water, will reach
the objiective point hnortis within the s1
next t hirty days. This will again openl
up aR igation to Lafayette. which has
been closed for twenty-odd years. n
Rth ice Ma rket Improving.ll i
:rowley. acontrarey to general ex
pectation earlier in the season, the
nde market shows signs of growinge.
stronger e instead of weaker, which is
holiday flurry usually being followedlmp
iby a period of stagnation. The local
movement of c lean continues free,
pnwith prices beli g fairly well main
tained, and a hardening tendency.
Rough rcle its feel in the influence,i I
and its price is growing stronger. Rad
wial advance in price is not expected,
ibuti tihe heavy movement into reonsumpt
tion encourages heal rleie men to be
lieven thatf the croip will e nearly, if
not qtiite, lear'e, t up at something like
present figures. ie
within a block of rthe c ity hall. and his
pharmatist. N. Newman, were arrestedli f
on i siseparate ,.harges alheging v.iud
tion itf the prohibition ofw. The ills t
against thn whi' fihtd 'y woistriut Atern
toriey t I. M. ]Fosier. It, i, ,laimied r
that te cases arte lased ipon the fill- i
inl and refilling ,tof presriptionls for
Amit' ('ity.-he-'h iase of V'. L. De-rtu
roix w s. i he Kntiwooia aind Eastorn
Railroad hat s t en ut l in lt, ,dis tul-,t
holat. The pl tntltiff tlaitiu I2.ti0k
oahtmagote for the oss of ian r o whil( hr
in li5 enrlte y of t he raoilfoth d si1-i I) i
orti' kell il', el o velnim tlglie w in t hit' t h
Truck i Shipments Made.
hipnnts of the sail .ra -- earlowl, of p
ginized to extend homo trade tni
hold a weekly trade tlay. j "
Studying Conservation Work.
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i, r ..i-t ~ r't i" r; e t .\l ' l:t ' ii ti ,, .
illt !it . :t:,lt ' . (r. I",,s , : ' s \, 1! :;! ll
:t r p,,i 1'!t tf,l' thle .ts t, , r ,,. : 1'I , nl
,ha rt l anI m atll ke t r ',' 'h,':,,i,1 ~ , , - e
i,-t it'tl oa t he 1 1 f,,lr-t ' ..- f lisi:t at
f-lm fItll hi r d -i h ' tll 'lt I i. i
Wilmion Newell Transferred.
Y. ftir hiaving serrtil\ i Ist , the . of
w. rL i.io: s r i-s ntrn ligii t h iu t11' ,.i\ r
ifn, t Isu ilns w-ti r b tinttn t fori thoe
t 'i't ':sii :t l voir+i s ' l :tlit, :t, w i rth i :ri t -
ith v s it:lt t 'r1 l t , .1o', i si n. it. n w hiht la
he i t';a t ,i mint t n i t f ol-. \\'ito, t I i.v
ill. i , ' os l pes, nietl h hi , ,t , 1,ife. l ift ftr
,llb ,e `';!:it . Txas wh'l'!',, he will
h e r tl,.t " .hief entoknS l gist nf thle a e -
pri ,.t 1t1 ioni . - i. Mr, Nm\tw tl wa~ a the
fh r l hiond of tht' t"erlt lrtst ic n t ii ,n
:nta was :ilw-:vs inlefatiigabl.tt in his
work. his re ntlr rcths ilng rthe lints
of h ll weav,'il er:atli -tiol any) the re
stills of his lxp lrigt-fints with Hro, in
; Setf s have done the :inte irnt, rim;p
Slt' amount of ani i t . Hii, rports : ha'
calwavs i bfen of tt n te in tlit', must orig
ihe1 stevele, an o hius inil :trks hltave in
twiolwn of1111netl lt il m e nt lleo, , lot o lt ill
Louisianta, bui t lhrdghunt ti pe l'nitev l
Hermit Speaks Seven Languages.
IHt:un i rals,.--A. ittlth r Was a irrested
here by Deputy Snheriff reston Wall,
on a otharge of vagr;anly. Ottiian htls
lived in this neighborhoo,. for the past
twenty years. ti has g-uerally stayed
in the woodIs and begged his living. IH
is supposed to have icomefrom Europe
originally, and it is said he has wealthy
connections in the old country, but ias
he never talks llabout himself little is
educated, heing aia e tion spak seven
different languages. Hie hni s ainways
been considered harmless until lately,
when he has made threats against ser
eral parties. In view of this fute, it
was thought holist t haven him lint in
I. onfinement, and an t'..l',rt Will lie made
to have hinm sent to the insane asylum.
State Bar Association Accepts.
Baton Rouge.--A t gram has he een
reeivd, from E. 1. nl olph.l proesident
of tihe Louisiana sttate Bar Association,
announeing that the executi've omlnlt
tee of the assoiation hatd l ehepteI the
invitation d the city of eaton iouge,n
the Board of Trade and the local ha
association to hole the annual meeting
of the State Bar Association in Baton
Rouge on May 20 and 21. The meeting
of the association will be held here dur
ing the session of the Genteral Asimem
bly, and as the two codes will a he up
for discussion at that time, it is ex
pected that the rassociation will be large
ly attended. The Baton Rouge Board
of Trade and tihe bar will soont begin
m(faking plans for the entertasinment of
the delega o pr ttotes.
Roseland May Have Creamery. in e
Roseland.-Jrof. E. sI. Jordan of the
thLouisiana Agricultural of is i and Meclnincal
College at Baton IRtouge gave n ad
dress ion Relehert n's hall on tilse benefits i
of dairying, and the establishing of at
creamery in loseland or vicinity.
There was a good repros intation of
those iretly interested, an, eomlosed
of a leading class of citizens and fa rm
the farmers of Wisconsin and Illinois
had aiclcomlished inc years just pastr in
anti other producti. for a living, i1e
couhl do just as much, if not mere, in
butler-making. Louisiana has the ad
Will Grow More Potatoes.
Crowle y.--A maeting was i.alle, hire
to organize a trut'k growers' assofiia
lion and the plantiig if potattes was
partirnluhly einiouraged. Reient experi
ments by farmers have shown that po
tatoes may be sticessfull, raisei in
the rice belt of this parish ,lif ilrained
land. A. 1fallohk, a rie farmer, is
prepared to plant a iinsiheralde atre
age. provideil an assoiiatiin is firnte,.
lie will use seed grown hi him last
spring on his farm four miils frim this
city. He has fitnd that hotit iii
raised here ian le kept fitr mfnths if
raised on ,hainfd latd tni Fug at thie
proper time and storii in :f dry p!iwi.
Incubator Lamp Explodes.
O(iteilati.- Whit in-m Vlir In- a l or
tinating in a sri,,ui fire . .'' irrted ft
th,, resiiletwe of .1. '. ItuIis t'a'" t lie
lbutsiness ic-i-iter oft, ti .;iiis'le, liv thie
ixhlo.iiti ,i' af a rt: i if ni ifnuiii i ,,r. it
tis it Shlitkrow s htel, i h, ,re the
Growth of Peanut Indu-try.
Sirf,\'e , rt. - . 1:. 1:,. it'-, ,I the
his invi:stig;itirin inl]i; , :, ' :f .. ,,
this sear in the pinft 'r,,-: ,f ..0
per ,ent in thef i-i hr, t, il,,i'y
whole. 1I,' -ivs that ;t I .::,a .. :,ra
will bi li-at'le nIl-ar I - ,'t io 0 ' r-it- ,
port at fn Oir1t. date.
Evihiiitce of , til w: u ii"uv,,r,,,i in a
lot lute at layoto Sara.
'I he Army of
Is Growing Smaller Every Day.
responsible-they a
t only give relief-- A
they permanently TE
cure Constipa. ITTLE
tion. Mil. i ER
lions use PILLS.
them for
; Bilious
. mess, lndi;xetion, Sick Headache, Sallow Skin.
f GENUINE must bear signature:
Sloan's Liniment is the best
remedy for sprains and bruises.
s It quiets the pain at once, and
can be applied to the tenderest
part without hurting because it
doesn't need to be rubbed--all
you have to do is to lay it on
lightly. It is a powerful prepa
ration and penetrates instantly
relieves any inflammation and con
gestion, and reduces the swelling.
Here's the Proof.
Mr. L. ROLAND, Bishop of Scran
ton, Pa. says:- "On the 7th of
this present month, as I was leaving
the building at noon for lunch. I
slipped and fell, spraining my wrist.
1 returned in the afternoon, and at
four o'clock I could not hold a pen.
cil in my hand. I returned home
later and purchased a bottle of
and used it five or six times before
I went to bed, and the next day I
was able to go to work and use my
band as usual."
Sloan's Liniment
is an excellent anti
septic and g e r m
killer- heals cuts,
L burns, wounds and
contusions, and will
draw the poison
from sting of poi
sonous insects.
256., 60. and $1.00
Sloan's book oe
norse., eattle, sheep
and poultry .eat
free. Addres
Dr. Earl S. Sloan,
Boston, Mass., U.S.A.
One pint scalded milk, qua:ter cup
butter, two tablespoonfuls sugar, one
teaspoonful salt, one yeast cake in
quarter cup water, white of one egg.
flour to make batter. Add salt, sugar
and butter to scalded milk. When
lukewarm add yeast cake, white of
egg well beaten and flour to make
batter. Beat thoroughly and let rise
an hour, then make up a stiff dough
and let it double its bulk in raising.
Make into sticks or rolls and let rise
again. Start baking sticks in hot
oven, and reduce heat that they may
be crisp, as freshly baked crackers.
Vegetable Hasn.
This is supplementary to the boiled
dinner, for which the latter furnishe.
the material. There should be as
much potato In the hash as of all the
other vegetables together, and beef
enough to make a background for the
vegetables, although I often make it
without the meat myself and we roil
ish it. It should be chopped tine. and
moistened with the boiled dinner
liquor, or with milk. Serve hot.
The Supply Comes From Food.
If we get power from food, why not
strive to get all the power we can.
That is only possible by use of skill
fully selected food that exactly tits
the requirements of the body.
Poor f'uel llakes a poor fire,. and a
poor fire is not a good steam lIrodicer.
"'From not knowing how to sl,'t the
right food to fit my needs, I suffered
grievously for a long time fromi stom
ach troubles," writes a lady from a
little town in MisAsouri.
"It seemed as if I would never be
able to find out the sort of food that
was best for rme. IHardly anything
'hat I could oat would stay on my stoum
ach. Every :atteilillt gay\'' tie heart
burn and filled miy stlomach with gas.
I got thinner and thinner until I lit
erally becatae' a livini skil.i on a Id in
time was , icii'omplld to kl,'p toI my tbel.
". fe f iW l olths ;go I was nr:" a'tl,.
to try (ra 'tpo".ms Iintui. ;il;d it had s:irh
good ffrect 'ron the vi'' I1,ucLiju ni
that I havt, kpt u, its 1 '' ev' r i,
I digested it. It lProtVd tto ,. j . I
I Rne, dd.
weighl t graduallvay i - a ... ,
rll''tgth 'atil a' lI(k, a;til I , i t 110 V
ahle to to ciy hotu.' ',,t'rk antid eaj, i .
Gralt-Nuts did it.
A ti-ln day' tial .il tiw . .,',nyoie
some' facts aluotil food.
Look in pkgr. for the li1h' book, ''Uhe
Road to Wcllville. 'There's a Iebt-on'
Ever read the above letter' A new
one appearN friian time itl mnne. They
are genuine, true, ania full of humaua

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