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Senatoruhip. t At the c).oiAg IenzoCrati' primary election for State of a iUnited States Senator as a! r., 'nomeidatioit to the next lehisat of toe ief elect as a sire &'e"sor to Senator Murphy J. j F isttr, wihose terml will ex-m p~ire ill 1PIQ i. 111 view of the lnuny grave, issues now pending before the Cngress as well ;s the which arefliel to blikelyo at any tinie, the selection of c a U i~itt'd State` Senator is, f 1 :i tifeandure, a nmore inpor-a tant matter than that of the tlioir'e of the chief executiveo of the State. as an injudicious . chice might result in more sNruaos i cj mry to our- material ithe rests. It behooves the ptHonde. rhyrefoJre, to bring tol tear in its solutioa true pa-h triotisn ain mature delibera-.4 ion, free fronm all bias or prey ,jlftlit'e. I Tent tcandidates for that the present incumbent, the lons. Murphy J. Foster, of St. Mary, and the 1HIor. B. F. Jola. of New Orrear s}- bfth It. accomplished gentlemen, dist Standing in the party, brainy uieni, well equipped to repre-~ sint the State ii the United States Senate. From the point yf experience, it is diflittlt to, ay whichu has the adivantage ot the other: Mr. Foster i4 ow servin hi s tt first term, ,Milml Ihas alreadly. (lemnFn'lsl rat u-l his. ability to take care o antI ('retitably in that same body, anid loas fah-ly woni his ppurt s. Both gentlemen have muany warm personal and po4 1,itical frien(ds and admirers throughout time length and breadth of the State who would be proud to see them elevated to the responsible 1position to which they aspire. Thus it would seem that under ordinary circumstances, it wO uid make little difference n Ihich of the two distinguish ed asjpirants secured at the comning primary the favor of the people, for in eithei case the State would be well re presented in the United States Senate. Butt tlhe ac~tntd situa~tmon with which we are confront id is not one suit'ranudedl by ordinary circumstances; it is cot'mtrariwise peculiarly cir cimusintanced. and it is this: f wt which impels us to dis Cmle til. i IentWr hip at all in U1rdtT to di-edt attelition to t lit amiiiohiu~:1 e'ruidition of ¶ lie ;a e. h-ier'-- tirm lit l no1 it expire be1 r llc I:uj. VWhlether lie is 1'i'2Ilnizited (I! hot by the I9'Ple ill tilt collinlig prillar3 elettilou. lhe \Vill foit inueh to rejur'Mqut the '.kite ill the but4tgd States Senate until the expil-ation of his term. A rene~tt.dLtatin by the people will be construed as asap proval of 'is past course i hw Senate, which will give aie nt' prrstige 8114 add to }i . illutleln'e :;i a Senl:torl (roI I.11 >:in!:i. lit' w ill "'' t'rru t,: ht- "...-t of duty witl r. lietw 're dent i:i ls. fm-It 1 1r1t1 hi thie iin';M. al his voice, al rlieii riiisied on any [blie' al queltstion., will carry the weight anid authority of a in twice accredited agent. 1. On) the tther hand, she uldto it: fail af rtnenti tination. v, liilc el the failure may be owing to a ti priferleiit for his comlajet iti w. hr and not intended in any way I as a t-onidtemniation of his past b coilrse. ,till the natural iuter- u [retation of it will be as a fl (oljdetniation of his course, ti and he will consequently e. Staid ibefore his fellows in ft the Senate in the light of at discredited agent, and his 0 power and intluence will be b materially diminished, if not e entirely destroyed. such a Senate for the next two years. 1i During this period of time F questions of vital importance to the State and to the South d will be continually coming up for discussion and solution ill the Senate, and it will be f a Miatter of the greatest mo- t ment for us to have there as our representative a man who v is not only brainy, capable, r faithful and fearless, as Fos- c ter has proven himself, but who, beside this, is backed by , I all the prestige, power and t influence which a cordial in- '1 dorsemeutn at the polls by the c people confers. The questions of Cuban reci procity, of an isthlmian canal, of suffrage restrictions in the South, of the reduction of congressional representation t and, consequently, (if reduc- t tion in the electoral colleg3, > the race question in one shape ' or another-all matters in which Louisiana is vitally in terested--are already in the , air, and may have to be set tied in the next two years. wisdom, therefore, for the Democracy of Louisiana to sink all considerations of per- j sonal preference, of personal or political dislike. or past partisan affiliation, in the sel ectioun of a United State Sen ator. to uphold the hallds of f Senator Foster, so that he may bring to bear in his dis-1 ecussion and treatment of tlhese momentous questions 4 Call the prestige. power and influence which come from Ithe cordial approval and in d l'rsemnent of the lpeople ex pressed at dhe haltot box. e Thi is the deliberate con. elusion to which a full, fair san(1 impartial consideration of the imporetaut question of O the selection of a candidate for U~nitedl States Senator ehas brought us, and we deem tit a duty to frankly state it. In thus declaring our opi ~' nion that it would be wiser e to vote for Senator Foster in .the coming primary election, 1 the Sentinel wishes it to be edistinctly understopd that it does so, not becausa it loves isFoster the more, or Jonas the less, for they be both good men andl true, and it has in t-the past show i favors to both, bitt because it believes, as Sstated, that, gitder present . circumstanices, theiteet .of the State will be best serv ed by indorsing Sernator Fos ter. to The Monroe News thins cor-' r-ct,1y states a inindamneital rdot-trine which is often igno .red: is. 'Men have a perfect right Sto guit their employment when they feel disposed so to do. But when they do quit othey have no right to inter ie tere iin aimy mualimer with their il employer or with thme mant A hired tto take the places they le have abaudonut. A utiui lias a lerfct-tn riht to do ac he [ leases eiro vh - I be d(oes tot vI!t 'e't#e la and- imtterfere with ethe iig[ ts of of ,re. ' Lest You Forget. ta to 1Vt' may bore you. gentle sr re:aelr. by our reiteration, P lilt. h At you fur t't, if you in art a voter. we say to you n aga i ii: Fv YouR Po.l. TA x. h1 You may lie registered; you al may have [raid your poll tax last year; you may be anxious to vote in the coining primary elcct1io and the general elec- e tiun April next; but, make no tl mistake about it, unless you b pay your poll tax for this year r; before the first of January IC next, you will be debarred p from voting at either of these r two elections, and also at all elections coming thereafter for the next two years, in chiding the presidential andi congressional election Nove" her of next year, at which t election judges and district s n attordeys thogot r a do c IoseIL e So once more we say to you, lest you forget, PAY YoUR ' POLl. TAX. Don't put it off; delay is a GdugeroUS4. 5 The grand Jury of St. a Martin parish reported as( follows, on the alleged elec-1 tion frauds in that parish : a 'We have thoroughly in t vestigated all poll tax receipts y I presented to us, also dupli- v cates alleged to have been fraudulently issued by the Sheriff's office. In every case without exception we found i that the Sheriff issued Poll L Tax receipts and duplicates r only to persons who had paid ' their poll tax in due time ac cording to law." a Whereupon the Valley of the Teche comments: **This report is the result of a rigid two days' investiga- 1 r tion ot the evidence furnish ed by the Rees leaders and Sheriff Badon's books, and was decided upon unanimous ly by the jurors. The grand jury was com posed of men of both factions, 8 and their action in this case, . as in every other investigated by them, is an unbiased ver and as such must there who were inclined to give credence to the seemingly " justifiable fraud cry." t Says the Avoyelles Blade: '-The cost to hold the State primary will be about $25,oO0 j I- which will be a heavy burden f for the candidates to bear. b e And what if a second primary h hern1es _ ecessary? As this ! large sum of money must be j paid by eight or ten candi 8 dates the argument thata [l primary is the rich muau's I n method is clearly proven." ~. Pipe low, brother, or some .original howling primary or-1 gan ?i~l~ulIupup and call you 1. "traitor," "primary buster,IW r or some other equally corn n plinmentary name. It makes If themu mad to flaunt in their ~e face the re(I flag of cost of the r primuary, and some of them n are disposed to be really "ug ly" about it. The Senatorship. n We reproduce some expres i, sions of the press on the im ue portant question of the Units it ed States Senatorship: ,g From the Concordia 8pn te tinel: d "Lion. B. F. Jonas has an nou~nced his candidacy for the n United States Senate against *' Hon. Murphy J. Foster. 1s Many years ago Mr. Jonas re itp dsned this State in that tohg oiinand made at v- good Senator. However, we have now one of the ablest in! ''that body, with years of ex perienuce. and (lont hehieve hel should be changed at p~resentl ur- for another. For- that reason a! the Sentinel is now support' From the Iberville South. [it -'lon. B. F. Jonas has an-i at nounlced that lie will be a~ to candidate for the United lit State Senate. sr- Mr. Jomnas is a gtentlemnan 1ir ot high standing and charac Unter, in every respect a worthy eyanc1 very excel lent citizen and swo'ul-l no doubt fill auuy olW-ee 1eto wl'i'l lie imight aspire with ot ab1 iLt an~d dignity. tI 13ut a candlilate for the Umimted State.3 Senate against the H r le Murthy J. Fob ter he ever receive the U 'sapportfpie thinking peo pie of this tate. Mr. P has a1ready du1r ing his terns in the Se unte i* lished m'ich for his p:. nd to retire him at this would, to say t'e least, bs lamentab1le mis take. or Foster is re ,;ognized ne of the brain iest men t t the Stage hots ever had I her serviý:e, i:d through h efforts muHL(h can be reasons ly expeeted. Eve ry interestlof L)uinkiana dý mands that he be returned to Congrems, ind that he corn plete the valuable work al ready undortaken." Thus tiepiansfleld Journal: There is not a cleaner as pirant far cmlblic ofice, a more loyal Daugacrat or a truer i oisiaga than B. F. Jonas. t Helen nmagogue in any t sense o term. He will not o al i hi equipped man ia the State to wear the .enatorial toga. He z will do ust what he says he I will izr the extract quoted a 'above. During the recon struution era (Col. Jonas was one.tf the principal leade. s of the white people. H1 st-r } vices then were as unselfish and as distinguished as those lof any man in the State. As a Confederate soldier he was I true, faithful and gallant, I s yielding to no man in his de i- votion to the lost cause. e From the Monroe News: I r "Ex-Senator B. F. Jonas is no stranger to Louisianians nor is he a stranger in Wash-! ington City where he served the State ably as a colleague of the late Randall L Gibson. There is no blemish on the L olitical record of ex-Senator onas." It - The Question of Trades t Unionism. d The question of "Trades Unionism" is destined to be dome of paramount impor tance during the coming year. u ' Whether a man is at liberty ~'to sell his labor how and in ] ld what manner he chooses, and r- whether the law will protect ems which perp ex our t e publicists. A case is now be y fore tbp tribunal of public opiniont for discussion and settlemsint-thatof the Miller I case is Washington. The E e methods adopted during the l last summer by some of the ( n labor leaders, of compelling: r men to tabor as and how they Y deem best, "to strike" when Ls it seems advantageous to the interest of the men, and so onm, 1-are doing not a little to para alyze the industrial interest of I the country. It will soon be come a question whether the ie moneyed interests of the coun r- try will not be obliged to yield a the complete management of ,' their business to the leaders 'of the labor unions, and if " there should be any official 8 settlement either in public ir sentiment or in any authori ie tative tribunal that trade un Sions are supreme, that they can compel every wage-earner. g- to work as they dictate or not work at all, it would be most fatal to progess. Labor is as absolutely dependent on capi tal as capital is on labor1 and e- if capital is made a slave by fl- labo~rtodoitsbehest,toemploy t whom and in themanner only, as labor anys, it will retire from the keld of industry, I n-est *wgr llbe defeat4 ie The oath of the Internationalt at Typographical Union has tr.. never been strictly interpret-' ~-e ed, nor do the members them-1 at s'lves desire that it shall be.' a Otherwise it would place weC trade uiqionism above both in I Church sad State. But that~ x-such an oath could be deli be erately written out and ex-' taceby organizers, only goes' >8to show that there is no limit rt-' to which certain unwise lead ers will not go in order to secure their ends. Labor has :certain undoubted rights, one' Ln- of them is to organize to a~ protect it self, another is free eddom from oppression, and still, another is to be paid a living an wage; but in the great strug c-gle that is pow on to secure. Iiy these rights, the greatest care admust be uercised Iiot s.o vio celate certalin other fundamen thjtal rights, that are included withimi the personmal liberties lie guaranteed to every c~itihen. vtCatAolia World. t _-- _ - -ýFor Infants and Children. t. The Kind You Have L Always Bought A\ P g et&blefarAs dutS Bears the Sgatre PromotesDiges tUo F nessandfest.Coatains nelthe .Morphine aor)1 iDraL. O MOT NARCOTIC. t Worsomleena ters asRes E_1 In Usei _____For Over XEW YORK. 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