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Entered as second classmatter Feb
ruary 1, 1904, at the postoflce at
Shreveport. La., under Act of Con
gress of March 31, 1879.
Subscriptin price, $2.00 per year.
Olllcial IJournal of Caddo ftirish.
,7.i te- [heret, ti,,,s a week, Sun
d(ay morning, 'Iuesday and 'hurs
day aflttl'lltnll , atl. 203 Milali streeCl,
by The' Ctaasian Plrinting Co.
Iatd. V. (Grsjit'ain editor.
ltrassu'ilng and EnoiuragllinLg.
The latest itqcluYmation fromt
W\Vaslhintiiu (toitt ii ng I the iarrival
oif (tio'er r l ind in the City of
Mexico ic 'iilllt having I been Ii t is
ir alel or lmobberd, as had ie.wtn ex
phleId by thie jiigues, is reaIssuring
and doubly encouraging, is lit
sl atenlwli. that (;)ove1r.no)r Lind has
created iya f vorbile impression, In
stood, is Iiung mI for hi the pisulled
tr disediter id,s te hpos leiy rcf paced
ready partho nily su or and ssfdl.
This ondilos, when mst hee g poalifyg
to the cilizens of the United States
who are adverse to war, until war
should lIht* ie ilevitabhle. Indeed,
tis e policy of Presidesurnt Wilson to
wards pea'e, eas it. is being under
stood, is wincdedg for hin the planiud
its of the pis anople. How miuch sane
and ben thr is the policy of peace,
wigl hth national honor and dig
nitheir cmaintaind, than a war wih all
its horrors, when the peace policy
is promissory of assurances that are
greater dld ar ettr than could be
accohe dplished by war.
It is conceded that, in l.j United
Staes there is an eleclassent hich is
loud in their cry for war, but those
patriots would never volunteer to
take up werems and go to the front to
fight and to bleed and to die for
their country.will e noclass clamoring
for war have a greater concern for
pece, the they would profithatt from
such a struggle than the honor or
the dignity of their countryh It
may be said of this class: For gold
they hunger but never thirsteth for
How long would these warriors
bold favor the invasion of Mexico
if they were forced to the front to
fight the Mexicans?
There will be no war, since the
policy of President Wilson is for
peace, the peace that will sustain
the dignity, the honor and th~glory
of the United States.
Judicial Notice.
No, 17,338--First Judicial District
Court of Louisiana: Mrs. Grace
Rice Sewall vs. John A. Sewall Jr.
In this case, by reason 'of the law
and evidence being in favor thereof,
it is ordered, adjudged and decreed
that the plaintiff, Mrs. Grace Rice
Sewall. have judgment against the
defendant, John A. Sewall Jr., grant
ing to the plaintiff a separation of
property from the said John A.
Sewall Jr., and dissolving forever
the community of tquets and gains
now existing between plaintiff and
said defendant.
This read and signed in open
court on this the 12th day of July
1913. (Signed) T. F. BELL,
Caucasian, July 13, 1913. Judger
Judicial Sale.
No. 17,113--In the First Judicial Dis
trict Court of Caddo Parish, La.
J. P. Smith et al vs. G. L. Mills
et al.
By virtue of a commission to sell
to me directed from the Honorable
First Judicial District Court of Cad
do Paiish, La., in the above num
bered and entitled suit, I will sell at
publie auction for cash and accord
ing to law, at the principal front
door of the court house of Caddo
Parish, La., during the legal hours
of sales, on
The southwest quarter of the north
east quarter of section five, town
ship t enty-one, range sixteen, Cad
do PaIish, La. Said property to be
sold as belonging to the parties liti
gant, for cash and according to law
to effect a partition in the following
proportions to-wit: J. P. Smith, one
fourth; T. F. Jones, one-eighth; A.
E. Ortege, one-eighth; Hubbard
Rambo, one-twelfth; Fannie Rambo,
-one-twelfth; Pinkie Rambo, one
twelfth; and G. L. Mills, one-fourth.
Sheriff, ex-Ofilcio Auctioneer.
Caucasian, J.uly 29, 1913.
Soueeooa Notice.
No. t7,197-PFii't District Court, Par
ish of Caddo, State of Louisiana:
Succession of Paul Lawenthal.
Notice is hareby given that Mrs.
:Iollie Lowentharl, executrix, has
°this day filed final account in said
suoession, rind unless opposition be
ade t ;herto within the time speci
aw the same will be duly
S - as-prayed for.
SoH Johxn R. Land
22d lday of
Picked Up by One, Tossed In
Front of Another.
Not a Scratch Did the Parties in
the Horseless Carriage Receive
and Their Escape From Injury
or Death a Miracle.
Four men, an automobile and two
street cars figured in an accident at
Dallas that marks one of the most mi
raculous escapes from death or seri
ous injury any like number of mortals
ever had or will ever have.
An automobile, literally picked up
by a street car and tossed in front of
another, then tossed back again to he
picked up by the first car and finally
crushed between the two street cars
without any of the four occupants of
the automobile receiving a scratch is
a part of the wondrous tale.
Walter McNeny, a real estate man,
was taking two friends from the Hiih
land Park section in his automobile.
Names of other men were E. S. Mills,
Jack Boots and M. Johnson, the ne
gro chauffeur.
The automobille was running beside
a Highland Park car. Further down,
it is said, the chauffeur tried to cut
diagonally across the street in front
of the car p an Oak Lawn car ap
proached trom the opposite direct ion.
The Htghland Park caught the auto
mobile aud hurled it against the other
car. This car tossed the automobile
back ipto the Highland Park car, and
like a football the auto was buffeted
back and forth until it was sandwiched
between the two cars and crushed. The
occupants of the automobile emerged
from it unscathed.
w\ rr.s n Dn rr. rnIrrUl
~ake Up Their Duties to Care
for Own Sex and Children.
Chicago's ten policewomen, clad in
modest blue tailormade suits and also
wearing silver stars and hats having
bands, are on duty. Their principal
work is to look out for women and
Details of their duties, apparel and
powers have been worked out by a
committee of women social workers
and the chief of police. The chief had
considered assigning the policewomen
to stations in the red light district, but
it was decided they would be of great
er service in the public'parks and oth
er places of recreation.
The policewomen will visit public
dance halls, excursion boats, beaches
and riliroad stations, and will try to
keep young folks off the street late at
night. They will obtain information
rather than make arrests, though on
occasions they may be called upon to
arrest some one.
Whether the policewomen shall wear
brass buttons and carry revolvers and
clubs will be decided after the civil
service examinations for positions.
Efflolent Offloer Slain.
Patrick Cotter, a young ex-caval
mar, who served in the Philippines,
but left the United States army to join
the New York police force, was shot
and killed while trying to arrest the
assailant of a girl in the Bronx. He
was still on the probationary list, but
he would have won in a few days his
six months' struggle for a place upon
the regular force. Out of 1,500 candi
dates for the position Cotter passed
the best examination The man ac
cured of killing'Cotier is Charges de
Martino, a young barber, who is al
leged to have shot at a girl on the
street. When Cotter gave chase the
man turned and sent two bullets into
officer's breast An immense throng
sotn gathered at the scene and for a
threats of lying were made by the ex
cited concourse.
S.ld Muerte's Friend.
That Ambassador Wilson is the
friend of Huerta and his right hand
man was the assertion of General Bri
to, former governor of the .state of
Campeche, Mex., arrested at New Or
leans charged with the murder of
Captain Bonilla Brito says Wilson
engineered his arrest and is respo.i.
ble for the whole trouble. ; He apnits
that he killed Captain Bonilla, but
ceys it was war, notmurder. General
Brito's arrest followed his charges of
blackmail against two United States
special agents and a Mexican.
Ceught With the Dough.
Chief of Polics Gennest of Highland
Park, Ill., thrw a pao of dough at a
burglar'he trapped in a kitchen. The
dough filledthe burglar's (mouth and
eyes and he was captured.
Stole Leg Moniey.
Friends of Cbarles Schroeder,a resa
fdent of T''re to, N. J.,, gave him
$10 with hi buy cork legs. Be
Anre ai 's abnus tn bu them the
Bottle Containing Carbolic Acid
Tells the Story.
While driving on Ifaskell avenue.
Dallas, fI. S. llines, a farmer, looked
into a vacant lot known as the Cole
pasture, where he discovered the dead
body of a man lying beside a tree.
tlines. uncertain whether the man
was dead, jumped fromn his wagon and
rushed to the spot. The remains were
stiff and to all appearances the mnan
had been dead for some hours. llis
countenance was distorted and his
eyes open and staring.
Poliee department was notified and
two motor cops soon arrived. Man's
clothes were searched, but nothing of
any value was found. An account
book showed his name to be Otto Hos
kins, recently employed is a foreman
for a Dallas contracting firm.
To all appearances the man went
tnto the pasture, which contains many
trees, and had sat down under an oak
tree. fie took carbolic is the impres
sion of the acting coroner, as a bottle
that had contained the deadly drug
was found near by.
IHoskins leaves a girl ten years old,
his mother and two sisters.
loe was thirty-eight years old to the
day. Motive for committing the act
is not known.
Twenty.Five Children Are Born
to One Parent.
What is regarded by the pension
bureau as the history rif one of the
most remarkable families ever com
ing beneath its notice was contained
In a letter received from Dr. William
Warren of St. Joseph, Mo. The let
ter was in reply to one from the pen
sion commissioner asking the doctor
for his family history so that a read
justinent in his pension might be made
under the new pension law. Said Dr.
Warren in reply"
"I don't know whether there was a
family record of the births of all my
father's children, of whom there were
twenty-five, by three wives, who were
sisters, and of whom the firstcouple of
wives were twins and the third wife
was also one of twins. My mothOr
had triplets-three boys-of whom I
was one. She had no other children.
All of the other wives' children were
twins. In all there were thirteen boys
and all were soldiers. All of the chil
dren are dead except myself.'"'
The veteran is seventy-six years of
age. He will get an increase in his
He and Another American Are
Free Men. e
Otto R. Winters and Dario H. San
chez, Americans, held prisoners at
Monferey and later transferred to Nu
evo Laredo, have been released.
Otto R. Winters for several years
was chief engineer at Hotel Southland
in Dallas. During the Spanish-Amer
ican war he served in Cuba as a rough
rider. Prior to that period he was a
soldier of fortune and helped South
African Boers in their war against the
British.. For the past year or more
he has been manager of a big ranch
owned by the late President Madero.
Planter'e Treglo Fate.
Body of Robert Hughes, a wealthy
planter, operating plantotions near
Senatobia, Miss., and Hughes, Ark..
was found close io the elevator in the
basement of a furniture store at Mem
phis, According to Morris Rosen
baum, a member ot the firm, Hughes,
who was a friend, stepped into the
store the previous afternoon and re.
quested ,permission to use the telel
phone, Rosenbaum then went about
some other business and saw nothing
further of Hughes. It is the belief of
the police that Hughes, on emerging
from the tel~pone booth, became con.
fused and st ~dibled Into the elevatoe
shaft. His money and Jewelry were
on the body when found.
Bridegroornm-Elot Shoote Self.
Frank Weiter, a Pittsburg barber,
dressed himself carefully and made
all arrangments for his wedding, to
take place in a few hours. He then
to his room and ired two shots into
his breast. They proved ineffective
and he fired another shot at his head.
bnt sustained no injury other than a
flesh wound. He pulled the trigger of
the revolver again and the bullet went
wild. When doctors went to take himto
hospital he refused assistance and
walked unaided to the ambulance. He
gave no reason for his act.
Treir wreoked.
A passenger train on the Brnwns.
ville road was wrecked one mile south
of Bishop, eex. The tender left the
track, followed by the baggage car,.
day coach, smoker and sleeper. The.
passengers were given a shaking up,
but none seriously hurt. The bag
gagemaster was severely bruised and
taken to Bishop for treatment. The
train' w~as crowded with people en
route ho the Epvorth League encamp
Fear of Operation Had Much
to Do With It.
After entering the ofilce in Wilson
building, Dallas, of Drs. Atkinson &
Compere for an operation upon her
throat, Miss Ruth Walkup, twenty
four years of 'age, died from the fear
of the impending operstion. State
ments by Drs. H. K. Leake and J. M.
Neel, quickly summoned,make it clear
that the young woman wasfa victim of
hiart disease, and that an acute at
tack was superinduced by the fear of
the operation and her nervous condi
The death of Miss Walkup was as
sudden as it was unexpected. She had
been In ill health for some time and
was to have submitted to an operation
on the throat as a hope for a perma
nent cure. Dr. Compere was to be the
operating surgeon and the young lady
was placed in the chair. While pre
paring the anaesthetics for the case
Miss Walkup became faint and soon
lost consciousness. Drs. Leake and
Neel attempted to revive her, but she
died in about ten minutes after they
entered the office.
Miss Walkup was a stenographer
in employ of Butler Bros. She re
sided at Dallas several months, going
there from Wichita Pall-, where rela
tives reside.
Found in a Box at the City of
Dallas Dump.
Crammed into a pasteboard box the
four tiny bodies of babies were found
in the city dumping grounds west of
Dallas by Sanitary Inspector Milner.
He at once telephoned Chief Sanitary
Busbee of his grewsome find. Latter
went to Mayor Holland and was in
structegby that official to report all
details to City. Health Officer Nash
and City Chemist Hamner and also to
lay the facts before the grand jury,
which he did.
A ll the bodies were of white child ren
and perfectly formed. They evidently
had died soon after birth.
The, condition of the bodies showed
that death must have occurred several
days before being found.
By a vote of 81 to 19
TEXAS W. D. Lewis, Top
TOLD sy, was elected the
TALES.. president of Texas
Farmers' union at
annual convention, held in San Anto
nio. Other officers elected were: J. E.
Pearson, Dodd City, vice president;
J. P. Lane, Gallatin, chaplain; A. L.
Baker, Stockdaie, secretary-treasurer;
H. N. Hope, Parker county, lecturer
and organizer. Latter office has just
been created.
Intense excitement prevailed for a
time at Mexia caused by the report of
oil sand being found at a depth of 600
feet in the well being drilled on the
Hinchliff lease, three miles southeast
of that city. A slight trace of oil was
In the Cotton Belt railway yards at
Sherman a passenger train had an ac
cident, in which several persons were
Lightning struck two storage tanks
filled with crnde oil at El Vista, near
Beaumont, belonging tc. the Gulf Pipe
Line company, destroying both, and
and causing about $50,000 damage. A
terrific wind, rain and thunder storm
raged several hours, wires being pros
trated and other damage done.
Work on the long viaduct which is
to cross the railways and Waxahach
ie creek for the Southeru Traction
Railway company at Waxahachie is
under way. Steel portion of the via
duct vwill be about 1,250 feet long and
the highest point will be twenty six
John Dunn, a resident of Welland,
ten miles south of Greenville, was
thrown from his wagon and instantly
killed. A wheel crushed his skull.
L T. Davis,aged sixty-seven years,
a Confederate veteran ond a resident
of the state for sixty years, died at
his home in Denton after a long ill
ness Burial was at Weatherford.
Attorney general Looney advislw
Representative Herder that the grape
growers In "wet" territory had the
right to ship and transportation com
panies likewise had authnrity ty carry
home-made wine to any point within
this state to licensed dealers in spirit
uous, vinous and malt liquor under
the laws of Texas, but that growers
in "dry' territory could not ship and
transportation companies could uot
carry wine capable of producing in
toxication because in the dry terri
tory the sale ot intoxicating liquors
is prohibited. If. however, the wine
grower's product in dry territory Is
not capable of producing Intoxica
tion, he can ship same and the trans
portation companies can transport
the same,
Mrs. C. D. Roberts was found dead
i- an alley at Palacios with gunshot
wounds in her body. The weapon, a
wire attached to the trigger, was near
by. A hbusband and five children are
left; ill health.
Sheriffs Sale.
No. 17.179-In the First Judicial Dis.
trict Court of Caddo Parish, La.:
Andrew Kuhn et als, vs. Arthur
By virtue of a writ of fieri facias
to nme directed from the Honorabile
First. Judicial D)ist rict Court of Cald
do Parish, La., in thlie above num
btred and entitled suit, I have seized
and will offl'r for sale at public auc
tion on t.rins hereinafter set forth,
at the princ(ipal front door of the
eiurtl. hioise of Caddlo Parish, La.,
dluring the legal tou'rs for sales, on
SAT:'UIIl)AY, AUGUST 30, 1913,
A certain lot in the (O'Neal Subdi
vision of the City of Shreveport,
La., descrilbed as follows: Conunene
ing atl souttoast 'corner of a cerlain
lot sold by I tose vendors to vendere
fronling on Allerta . avenue, run
lhence souit h along Alberta avenue
200 feet, to point, thence west at
right, angl's 130 feet, to point,
I ihnc nolrth 200 feelt to property of
vendee, lhence east, along said propl
cclly liii to place of beginning, with
the buiitlings and improvements
I hereon. Said property to be sold as
belonging to tie above named de
fernanit witllout the benefit of ap
praise.llnt. to pay and satisfy the
sun of $300.00 with 8 per cent in
I.vest, lihereon: from September 21,
1910, includling ten per cent on total
sum as atlorney's fees; with special
recognilion of the plaintiff's lien and
privilege as vendor, to pay and sat
isfy the sum of $200.00 with 8 per
cent per annum interest from the
21st, day of September 1910, and all
costs of suit, and 10 per cent on said
amount and interest as attorney's
fees. And on terms of credit to pay
and salisfy the note of $100.00 to
co'rresplond with the maturing of
date due September 21, 1913, and in
the further sum of $25.99 *'ith five
per cemnt interest, on said amount
from judicial demand, and all costs
of this smit. J. P. FLOURNOY,
Sheriff, ex-Oflcio Auctioneer.
Caucasian, July 22, 1913.
Sherif's Sale.
No. 17,334-In the First Judicial Dis
trict Court of Cadd&Parish, La.:
Win. J. Lemp Brewing Company
vs. J. Pomeranky.
By virtue of a writ of seizure and
sale to mec directed from the Honor
able First Judicial District Court of
Caddo Parish, La., in the above
numbered and entitled suit, I have
seized and will offer for sale at pub
lic auction for cash and without the
benefit of appraisement, at the prin
cipal front door of the court house
of Caddo Parish, Louisiana, during
the legal hours for sales, on.
Lot eleven of square "F" of the Ro
land Jones Subdivision of block
sixt.y-se en of the City of Shreve
port, Caddo Parish, La., as per map
of said subdivision recorded in con
veyaince book "Q," page 353, of the
records of Caddo Parish,. La., to
gether with all the buildings and
improvements thereon, said prbp
erty subject to dedication of six feet
off ol front portion of said lot
eleven'as contained in deed from J.
G. Hester to John Pomeranky of
date May 18, 1907. Said property
seized as belonging to the above
named defendant and to be sold to
pay and satisfy the debt as specified
in said writ say in the sum of
$5,000.00, represented by ten notes
of $500.OQ each dated March 30,
1910, hearing six per cent per an
num interest on each from date, and
also $3,000.00 represented by six
notes of $500.00 each dated August
17, 1912, with 6 per cent per annum
interest on each from date, and all
costs of suit, as well as ten per cent
on said sum and interest as attor
ney's fees. J. P. FLOURNOY,
Sheriff, ex-Officio Auctioneer.
Caucasian, July 22, 1913.
Sheriff's Sale.
No. 17,257--In the First Judicial Dis
trict Court of Caddo Parish, La.:
E. S. Cobb vs. J. L. Means.
By virtue of a writ- of fieri facias
to me directed from the Honorable
First Judicial District Court of Cad
do Parish, La., in the above num
bered and entitled suit I have seized
and will offer for sale at public auc
tion for cash and according to lkw
at the principal front door of the
court house of Caddo Parish, La.,
during the legal hours of sales, on
The judgment in the suit of J. L.
Means vs. A. T. Kahn et al, No. 16,032
on the docket of the First Judicial
District Court of Caddo Parish, La.
Said property seized as belonging to
the above named defendant and to
be sold to. pay and satisfy the debt
as specified in said writ, say in the
sum of $225.00 with 5 per cent in
terest thereon from Sept. 1, 1912,
until paid, and in the further sum
of $200.00 with 5 per cent interest
from October 1, 1912, until paid,
and in the further sum of $225.00
with 5 per cent interest thereon
from 1st day of March 1913 until
paid, less a credit on said amounts
of $327.00 of date February 1, 1912,
together with all costs of this suit.
Sheriff, ex-Officio Auctioneer.
Caucasian, August 7, 1913.
Wholesale Dea~ers in
Dry Goods, Notions and Furnishing Goods
Corner Spring and Crockett Streets
The Simplifying of Funeral Rites
The elimination of semi-barbarous customs and the adoption of more
sensible and less costly methods is one of the features of the good ser
vice for which we have always stood.
Good Service
Reasonable Prices FUNERAL I)IIECTORS Edwards Sfreet
Henry Rose
moved to
Hamiter=Busbey Bldg.
Foot of Texas Street
Phones 892 Phones 892
khe lkrsheim $rcs. 9rq od? c. td.
5rq Sood~s, Wations
and furnishing Soods
510-512-514-516 'Commeree Jtreet eYcw I[ork 'Offiee, 4." ecenard 4treet
W ho's W E will appreciate a
, part of it. The
Doing printing we do is always
good because we know
Your how to do it. * Prices in
keeping with the quality
Printing of the material and the
quantity desired. , We
. execute artistically the
kind of printing that is
creditable and satisfactory.
We can print anything
printable, from a small
card to a sheet 30 x 44,
including lawyer's briefs,
pamphlets and booklets.
Prompt and satisfactory
attention given to every
order for good printing.
Both Telephones 1000.
The Caucasian Printing Company
203 Milam Street Shreveport, Louisiana
Sheriff's Sale.
No. 17,226-In the First Judicial Dis
trict Court of Caddo Parish, La.:
Gaume & Co. vs. Frank Tomlin
By virtue of a writ of fieri facias
to me directed from the Honorable
First Judicial District Court of Cad
do Parish, La., in the above nurn
bered and entitled suit. I have seized
and will offer for sale at public auc_
tion for cash and according to law
at the principal front door of the
court house of Caddo Parish, La.,
during the legal hours of sales, on.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 6, 1913,
An undivided one-eighth interest in
and to fractional northeast quarler,
of southwest quarter of section 20,1
township 20, range 15, and also eight
acres in northwest quarter of the
southeast quarter of northeast quar
teh section 2. township ~20, rang.e 16,
as descriTdi inl p'tili',n as follows:
Igiining at the nortl liast arniii of
1nor1t1 hwest qu(liarlter of s..n tast
qlarteri of se~tion 2, wiVrnshiip 20,
lranlge 16. ru I- iheneo soitih (;ti feet,
thence east .")'114 flet, thn.e nourtll
600 fetn, lhieni'e( west, t(.61 fee, to
thte place of bieinnii.g, wii h t he
lildini.gs nil inii vet.n!s. therlPe
oil Said l)pr'O)l rt.y s, ize,,l lý 5lii ii
ing to thei above n;niield ilefitndalnt
and to be sold to pay and satisIt
(he debt as speciied in said \wril say
ill tlhe suim of eleven hullnli',t and
Sevet'lity and no-100 dt(ollars,. \v!lh fi e
l)('' ent ( 111 per alnnum iunter'4 there
in from the ithl day of Mayi 112 iin
til paid, anti all costs of this suit.
Sheriff, ex-Officio Anlictioneer'.
Caucasian, July 27, 1913.

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