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VOL VI POINTE-A-LA-HACHE, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY, JUNE 20 1914( NO 35 ALL OVER LOUISIANA COMPROISE IN I -.1MO1R0 TAX FIGHT FACTIONS AdREE TO EXEMPTION OF SCHOOL FROM THE OPER ATION OF THE LAW. We.tern'Newuplper Union New. Sevce . . Baton Rouge.-The "third battle of Monroe," elided in a compromise. Leaders of both political factions ac cepted a proposal submitted by ReDp resentative Delos Johnson of Whah lngtoi, chairman of the House Com mittee on Education, to amend the t Butler bill exempting the Monroe I school from the operation of the 3-mill t school tax.. It was further agreed to I amend.the charter of the city of Mon- t roe so as to take in certain territory < In Vhe Third and Tenth wards of Oua chita perish. 1 The amendment to the Butler billI pr1vide* that all cities that maintain I their own schools expending not less I than 3 mills, which operate, such 2 schools by legislative authority, shall - be exempt from turning over to 'par ish school boards a 3-mill school taxi so long as such cities maintain and i conduct schools free to the youths of I the parish, under the. upervision of '1 the State Board oi- Education, pro. t i vided they shall' takeW t part in. the i election of parish school bqards and I Ishall not be subject to the juridtc- I .tion, thereof. 'the amendment was fnserted Intoe the Butler bill brythe''COmmttee, on .Bduation, and the meature was tieu i Bfpgatly reported to the house. The. ;.w ee of the compromise by the I E~ tions removes another bone 9 t 'tt imt thr . the.Legislature.. > tpeds From All fvrer t c to ra W h IbI t sounty. W_. + ib Ia.,Fm nd nuilA t, ,+ k .... . bt . mip;:~~he~t] RACING MEASURE L GIVEN ITS QUIETUS 1 VOTE WAS 55 TO 50 ON A MOTION 81 TO INDEFINITELY POST. PONE IT. Western Newspaper Union News Se_sce. , Baton Rouge.--Attended by excite ment not witnessed here in years over P a measure in the Legislature, the Lou isiana House of Representatives Tues- U day at 5:20 o'clock defeatedl the bill C that would have made horse racing in 9i Louisiana poss!b!e.. The vote 'was 55 ft to 50 on a motion to indefinitely post- tl pone, and was equivalent to killing 01 the bill outright. Only five meinbei* tl of the house were absent. ci Those for and against the measure tl had sent workers froin all sections of tl the state to Baton Rouge, and this force was augmented by the arrival t hele of a special train bearing almost t 2i men from New Orleans. These wel working for the bill. cl At-each session of the Legislature n sinde 1908, when hotse race gambling a was abolished In Louisiana; there has rI been talk of introducing a bill to regu- b 'late and restore the sport. Not until C this session was such a bill put for- n pward, however. Four weeks'.go the t Reinhardt bill was inro"ed. At first .it was not generally en se riously because even many, of those who favored it did not think it had a tl ohance. Its friends began tot grow itn numbers, however, .until the whole Otate was aroused.' The brief cam pag for and against it was marked by _.ree mas-meetings In New Or. leans,, two for and one against it; Women's :organizations took action, I and ministers preached about ,i a Those against the bill made no at tempt to marshal their farces to win tl in the 'Ie].lnaimry votes, btlt waited 01 U'arsed4, when a motion was ci $ advane it to third reading This Was amended tor a _The 1eInit dt).bill provided f0o the imu~itual systepn of betting and a SI tate commission to govern races. I ALLEGElD KIDNAPING CASE p "ovulah Jones 8s ay S ' dW Taklen td Hot 8prings. . - r, -eula h ones, ne Sevidence wee the- prinel o L tt hº=of ,; o it poution in i f t m I 0tbIk U , charged ...tdr tof "kis Parks told ii Sshe" w ida' d and: d ? p she eseap@ ill i.p tite to rep ter. e c m '. ` (d*eh· · uai another asegro she I t~oi hoe to :apt Sprags: e ,tt aspte6 tprenuousa; t1 ezoBue tbb e on. Cald- a ~c~~~ta. j lsfiil~isio-'3 S ~feioai n ~i 4I·· ; 3 / i c, · STATE MUST YIELD TO THE COMMISSION SUPREME COURT DECIDES STATES CANNOT DISCRIMINATE IN INTERSTATE TRAFFIC. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Washington.-A long step toward placing railroads under "one master instead of many" was taken by the United States Supreme Court in up holding the power of the Interstate Commerce Commission .to strike down state rates that discriminate against interstate commerce. In substance, the court said that the Minnesota and other recent state rate cases in which the railroads lost.might have been de cided otherwise had the roads gone to the commission for relief instead of the courts. The decision was announced by Jus tice Hughes, Justices Pitney and Lur ton dissenting. The case arose out of complaint by Shreveport, La., mer chants that the Texas Railroad Com mission had shut them out of all Tex as business by compelling the rail roads to reduce Texas state rates far below what the Interstate Commerce Commission allowed the. railroads run ning from Shreveport to Texas citles to charge. .'' The court first decided that Con-. C gress .had power to control interstate charges over an interstate carrier to and the extent necessary to prevent in- Amd jurious discrimination against inter state traffic, and- then that Congress had conferred this power uponi'the In. AMI terstate Commerce .-Commission. "The fact that carriers Are instru- Ass ments of intrdltate commerce as well as of Interstate, commerce," said Jus tice. Hughes, "does not derogate from the c6mplete and paramount authority the of Congress over the, lter or pre- thn elude the ,ederal power from. being bill aeseted to prevent tit intrastate oper- TI has be conftned t:federal4 care. voe "Wherevbr.ote fInterstate and intra. ame state transactlons of carriers are so jorit related that the government of the bill one involves the control of the other, greg it is Congress sad not the state that Ni iS. entitle, to prescribe the final and Mar dominaht rule, for otherwise Congress dell would be denied the- exercise of its ianu constitutional authority and the state, Sevo not ie nation, would be supreme with. for 1 in the national'ield." lica In removing descriminations against are interstate commneroe, the court held repe j!ongress 'iwa not bound to reduce the TI interstat 'rateS below what it may Wos O deema to be a proper standard to the 'hal '.a.t.er and thp epublic. wait ýOtherwlss" sofad the opinion, "i the could prevent,the -injury to interstate Bay comnmerce only by the sacrifice of !ts ji~gment xs to interstate rates." Justice hughes, who wrote the court's deol Ion in the : state ra e cases of a year ao, pointed out that the Irasent cake did not conflict with or th'pse ca~i.Q re said that it the ab* Seteie af fldinig by the commission of unu st discrimination intrastate ratf rates undoutedtly .were left to be fixed by the :.c.rie a:.id subject to esa the asthority of· the tMthe "We are abtn~,t nmidt of the gravy . e Sty ofhe;·iestilf that it presented a when state 4az4 ?ederat ews oanflictw wal' the opiniona.oll udie , a ," t It was rec1 rig adatjlsedt the beginnian. the nation tree %uld "not priibsp If interstate . and o t oreign taelg were goverah by msany shin asteti. #- where 't tests of a vs l*tlfe# the jp&geieht of Congress go S -eag ni6sit rlawtolly es tot he interstate Conm as one otthe moisttpitt'ant :ii which eat the body' ever hia 1'seeninvolred. the The ciustenia wanritten br secre- Xor tay: ihe before he. lift the Moltmis. She slr0 to brebse a member. of tthl pres ol -~ ehaii' 'iltte in its p ta. in the s house ho' j )(t Ciofscenuof5s idI thi )I' Wit~t·; ;"" for;C·8~ ~tttt~~~ Bl~dz mOs~ 9W "~t~i :~~t * j~ COL THEODORE ROOSEVELT TI IG lP M al B A AAm . W di Assert Absolute' Cottrfl of the United io 8tAmH Over B t--Firt Te - 01 h ti ti Col. Theodore R.--Tsevelt as hdopte. pethred on the dek of i the m ten met ua that brought him home from his long m and arduous exploring trip in South t America. ex Assert Absolute Control of the United States Over Big Ditch-First Test Vote Wa 560 to 24. Washington.-The senate adopted the Simmons-Norris ieidment quali fying the canal tolls exemption repeal h , This was the t. test votei after: h Themost-op cca rs who Ia vored repeal had nbt expected the ° amendmenit`o carry by so large a ma- It Jority. It is not believed, however, the, 0o bill itself can, be put through by so 1l great a margin. ...Nine democratic senators-Ashurst, R Martine, O'Gorman, Pomerene, Rans. a dell, Reed, Shields, Walsh and Will- d ams=avoted against the amendment. H Several, however, are expected to vote Ji for the repeal bill, while several repub- ' hleans who supported the amendment o are expected to line up against-the 1l repeal. The Slmmons-Norris' amendment Swould provide that though the repeal shall) not be construed or held as a waiver or relinquishment 6f any rights the United 8tates, may have under the Hay-Pauncefote treaty with Great Brit- b ain. The amendment reads: "Provided, that the, passage of this act shall not be cbnetrnted or held as s waiver or relinquishment of any Y right the United States may have un der the treaty with Great Britain rati. r led. the. 21st of February, 1902, or the f treat? with the republic of Panama, ratfied. F:ebruary 26, 1904,. or other- t wise to discriminate in .favor of its I vessels by qxempting the vessels of the Unite4 States or its citizens from ] thie':payat of tolls for passage a through sua4 canal, or as.'in any way I waiving, iipafring or effecting any ! right of the United Stted under said I treaty or 'Otherwise with the respect Sof the ·ibyereignty over or the owner-' I ship, cqntrol and management of said h canal. dhL the regulation of the condi- i teon, or charges of traffic through the a It V. Yolcano in Action. SReddIn, CaL.-The fourth, and great Sest eruptfon of steam and smoke from the ne openin ng near the peak of a Monit Lsesn, at the" toot of the a 8hastkraigoe has occurred, The smote coludtfi" r'aehet an estimated height a of 2,0o0 feet. I SHRIEKS IN THE COURT ROOM 1 SBitingha. England.-Miss Ber Itha lyand, the suttrofgette, who de sthoyierrith a butcher's knife Goorge ie7'. '9rtrait of a Boy" in the a BtBriughai art gallery, was commit- 6 t fi-Durlng the hearing she , hree Iilat cessation and quoted a tet, "d ' tt e eot, to el e:ace: a sword," as .ustifica- g PF1OR MURDER ~spaS ho, Mardi j 1 , . ,Dre ,4'Iqtn ent~~h ANOTHER WAR IN BALKANS FEARED TURKS ARE REPORTED TO HAVE ATTACKED AIVALIK-MASSA CRE OF 25,000 FEARED. GREECE SENDS ULTIMATUM Premier of Greece, in Statement In Chamber, Accuses Turkti'f Perse cuting Greeks, and Declares War Is Imminent. London.-An official dispatch from Mitylene, an island off the coast of Asia Minor, says that Turkish regu lars with machine guns and a force of Bashi-Bazouks attacked the town of Aivalik, on the coast of the mainland. As the town is inhabited by 25,000 Greeks, a massacre is feared. Threats of another Greco-Turkish war did not come as a surprise to diplomats here. Greece accuses Turkey of the whole sale expulsion, with great cruelties, of Greek Christians from the province of Thrace, while Turkey accuses Greece of oppressing former Turkish subjects in the 'egion of Saloniki, *' which was taken by the Greeks in the recent Balkan war. Messages fram Athens state that one class of the Greek naval reserves has been called out, ostensibly to par ticipate in fleet maneuvers. Greek ship owners have telegraphed instructions to the commanders of D their ships in the Black Sea to return immediately to Greek waters. A con 0 ference between the Russian and Rou I manian ministers has been planned to at take place at Bucharest, Roumania, to of endeavor to prevent war. IM L BALLOONS CAUGHT IN STORM nI w Lightning Strikes One During Race i in Northwest - Pigeon Brings la Newe-Location Uncertain. g. Portland, Ore.--Andety prevails C a here regarding the fate of three of the four balloons which started trom here r' in the first national ballbon race ever held in the -northwe& Sh e caught in a terrific wind thunder and . lightning storm. Definite knowledge e of the storm's treatment of the bal. o loons is confined to a single case. The Uncle Sam, piloted by Capt. o , Honeywell of St. Louis and' carrying as a passenger Dr. W. I. Stewart, was 1. driven to earth near Oregon City. . Honeywell and Stewart were not in e Jured. Later a carrier pigeon fluttered .. into its cote here. Tied to it was a bit It of paper and on it was written: "Bal e loon struck by lightning. Bety hurt. Come quick. Motrison." t The balloon of which Capt. John SBerry is pilot is .the Million Popal&a Stion club of St. Louis. The.passenger Swas' George C Morrison. SMorrison made no menten of the . ballon's location. It is thought here that if it was not wrecked in the dense forests of the Cascade mountains it Smay ihave been stranded in the sparse- , Sly settled plateau that stretches be y yond the western slopes. . An hbur after the first carrier ar- 1 j. rived another pigeon, minms its..tail Sfeathers, flew in. There was no mes. - , sage attached to it. It, to, is believed . to have been loosed from the Million SPopulation club. t Nothing has been heard froimp the i a Kansas City IIIm, piloted by John Watts, c e and the Springfleld, pilotet" by Roy a y Donaldson. Every possible effort has 1 y been made to locate the missing bal- a d loois. t George C. Morrison f a frontiers r-' man from Lewistowi, Idaho, andt it Is a d believed he will be able to find hisfi j. way out of the mountains and -bring, t e aid to hisinJbred companion unless he, t too, is Injured. Capt,, Berry is onef of 1 the most -experienced aeronauts in , this country. Students Killed. f Ithaca, N, Y.--Holland T. Heitzman a ) of 'Muskogee,- Okla., a jSator at Cor. , Le nell, was drowned. Heftsman, in com. a te pany with severaf companions, was Ii it swimming in the George pool. His b body was recovered. i TWO ARE BLOWN TO ATOMS Fifty Shaoks Destroyed When 600 c r Quats of 'Nitroglycerin EXplode I S on Perry, Claritiore, Okla. 5 Claremore, rOkla.-Two men were e blown to (tons and over fifty shacks c L in the ol!leieds destroyed here when a t600 Quarts, f titroglycerin exploded o L while being- ferried across the Verdi. - 4gris river, 'twelve mile south of this IL city. ._P SThe terry boat was blown across the e Sriver and Imbeded morethan halt its length in the opposite bank. t .. " Naval Bin Deadleok. Wedington..--enate and house onerep on the naval appropriation B bC~ill inability to agree on sev r e;"!t,1 . Inctluding the senate m p.ermitting the' sale to a So ' dof the emtteshlps Idaho 4naut t 0.OGill anero-F t herea e~ failed to open d ,dq~ o PHILIP C, HANNA BT1 LO Apl Sta wit thn cha str Chi bat pri Srec Philip C. Hanna, American consul Lai general at Monterey, is one of this nei country's agents who suffered at the str hands of the federals.i He was put in two Jail and It there until released by '1 the constitbtionalists. the the MILITANTS ARE ON RAMPAGE St' bal Dynamite St. Edwards Chair in West- ar minster Abbey-Two Women Ar- I rested-Parliament Halted. London.-Militant suffragettes have staged one of the most dramatic acts of their campaign, exploding a bomb s10 in Westminster abbey at the very mo ment the Right Hon. Reginald HcKen- i na, secretary of state for home affairs, was delivering an optimistic speech in the house of commons nearby regard' nlg the government's method of deal- A. ing with "the wild women:" The bomb was placed beside the fa- Fo mous coronation chair in Edward the Confessor's chapel. Although it did little damage, its report penetrated to the ~ouse chamber, interrupting. Mr. McKenna's oration and bringing metd- p happened. The explosion started a hundred or of more visitors who were being conduct ed about the abbey and women ran screaming for the doors. A great cloud Pri of dust filled the. chapel and those loi within first thought lightning had wa struck the building. af Two young women who were near- he est the' chair were taken to the police cra station, but were released when they wit proved they were foreignrs. did Reginald McKenna, the home secre- He tary, announced in the house of coin- tot mona that he hoped the government It had obtained suffcient evidence to en- an able it to bring suit against subscrib- de e ors to the iands of the militant suf fragette organ atlon. He added the tia Sfurther hope that the government 18 would, be able to make the subscrib- 18 ers liable to the full extent of the to damage done by "arson squads," de- so stroyers of mail and picture alashers. THAW TO GO TO PITTSBURGH -Will Be Allowed to Testify in Matter S of Father's Estate-Time Limit SWill Be 8pecified. New York.--Counsel for Harry K. lt B Thaw and William Travers Jerome, I, counsel for the state of New York, an 1 nounced that It had been agreed to al 5 low Thaw, who is now in New Hamp I- shire, to go to Pittsburgh to testify in . the matter of his father's estate. I- At the same time Merrill Shurtlettff 5 of counsel for Thaw announced that te 5 in consideration of this concession on I. the part of the state the application to e i, the United States supreme court for t Thaw's aimission to bail temporarily Ti Solwould be withdrawn. T 'haw's status, isad Mr. Jerome, de would rezain, the same.. While Thaw is being taken from one th 1state to another all state authorities SA - will be enjoined from interference te I- with Mhis custody. A time limit for to 5 his stay in Pittsburgh would probably a be specified by the supreme court m said Mr. Jerome. se Mine Wage Conference. Kansas City.-The bi-yearly wage D conference between coal operators and g( miners of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma wl and Arkansas began here. th : James Elliott, McAlester, Okla., the at a chairman of the Southwest Operators' at [ association, presided. John P. White hi ( of Oskaloosa, Iowa, national president L- of the United Mine Workers of Amer a lea, attenided the conference in com pany with representatives of the min- a e ers' organizations, of four states. 1 a Approximately 30,000 inen work in a the mines involved in the session, ni ,I'BUD" FISHER'S WIFE HURT !' New York.-Mrs. Pauline Fisher, 28, di Swife,of. "Bud" Fisher, the cartoonist, di was severely injured when two motor CI cars collided here. Five other occu pants of the cars were less seriously injured, FPirst ~leports said that Mrs. ,. Tiher had been fatally hurt. Later it i was said at the hospital that her con- A , dittion wa much Improved. A 1) One of the csrs overtuarne4 pinning r ,r . Fisher beneath it LORIMER BANKS IN HClHIO CGOCLOSED STATE BANK OF CALUMET HAN, DLED CHILDREN'S CHRIST MAS FUND. LORIMER NEAR A COLLAPSE Approximately $4,000,000 in Deposits Tied Up In Lorimer Indlitutions. Trouble Caused by Holding Certain Securities. Chicago.-A fifth state bank, the State.Bank Qf';4lumet, was closed by ?tlJe state bank 'examiner in cdnnection with.the 'disclosure of conditions in thf' LaSalle Trust and Savings bank. ;According to the examiner, the State 'Bank of Calumet wap thle last in the chain of what were .,known as the ,string of Lorimer-Munday banks in 'Chigago. In addition, another state bank was forced to endure a run and a private bapk went into the hands of a receiver. . William tLor,er, president of the LaSalle Street b'ank, was said tb be near a physical' collapse frol' the strain of the develo!ments of the last twenty-four hours. ' ;, The examiners worked ,teadily on the books of the LaSalle t~eat bank, the Broadway ,State bank, . Illinois State bank, the Ashland-Twel ,State b bank and the State Bank of c met. Approximately $4,000,000 of db~p'sits are tied up in the institutions. '. Deposits in the State Bank of Caln. ~t, met amounted to $144,924.93, accql9l, ' ing to its latest report. Its acjital4 stock was $200,000 and its surlilS~a $10,000. s,,: ' Scores of children were diw.iters , in this institution. They ha ,rPaa- . ized a "Christmas fund." ADLAI E. STEVENSON DEAD Former Vice-President Had Been Ii, Several Months-Was Born In Kentucky. Chicago.-Adlai E. Stevenson, rice' president of the United States through: of severabmonths. His three children. wete at his bedside. Adial Ewing Stevenson, once vice president of the United States, had a' long and honorable public career. He was 'vice-president from 1893 to 1897 ander President Cleveland. In 1900 he was again nominated by the Demo cratic party for vice-president and ran with William J. Bryan, the party's-can didate for president, but was defeated. . SHe served as member of the forty fourth and forty-sixth congresses, and ; from 1885 to 1889 he was first assist Sant postmaster-general under Preal - dent Cleveland. S Mr. Sttenson was borq in ars s tian county, Kentucky, Octobe 23, t 1835, fF Scotch-Irish parentage. In -185;2 his parents moved to Blooinig 5ton, Ill. He attended the public Sschools and the University of Illinois, SUFFRAGETTES ARE ACTIVE Put Bomb in Chureh at Hanover Square-Famous Painting Saved. Women Chained to Seti. Londoq-A bomb was exploded in , St. George's church, Hanover square. ' Evidence tends to show the explosion was the work of suffragettes, and com ing so close on the bomb outrage in Westminster abbey, the desecration of - this famous edifice has increased the alarm as to how far the militants in t tend to go. Three pews and three stained windows were damaged by the, As Sexplosion. The famous painting of "The Last Supper," by Sir James Thornbill, which hangs over the altar, was not damaged, although the win. dow above it was splintered. While Judges of the high courts and Sthe lord mayor were attending service ( St. Paul's cbthedral suffragettes in Ie terrupted with protests against the ,i torturing of women. S The service was delayed several t minutes while two women chained to seats were removed. Train Wrecked. 0 San Bernardino, Cal.-Two passen Sgers were killed and seven injured a when eastbound California limited of the Atchison, T'opeka & Santa Fe Sstruck the rear end of a freight train ' at Bagdad, Cal., 100 miles east of hereq. - Aviator Hurt. S Hartford, Conn.-Lincoln Beachy, I aviator, while preparing to make a flight here, fell forty feet to the ground Sand narrowly escaped being crushed under his machine. Call Off Celebration. r Petersburg, Va.-Plans for celebrat ing the fiftieth anniversary of the bat tle of the Crater, July 30, were aban Sdoned. No reason was liven for the Sdecision by the local camp, Sons of r Confederate Veterans. y Indict Banker. B Paris, Ky.-Thirty-two indictments were returned here against George H. * Alexander, president of the George H. Alexander & Co. bank, which failed -K recently. Thbe bank's indebtedness is placed at about $500,000.