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i FOR THE COMMUNITY--WITH THE COMMUNITY VOLUME 1. GONZALES, LOUISIANA, SATURDAY,AUGUST 13, 1921. NO. 36. IIII I I III I I I I I I I III J' LOUISIANA Board of iou l,a.-llxedth , .. budget of its expenses for the fiscal year at $72,600, and will borrow $15,000 to maintain the schools until taxes are available. Newt of thePelican State Arrang- ] Baton Route.--Governor Parker has [ , edln Condensed Form ] appointed Miss Dorothy Richardson, Shreveport. La., daughter of D. 0. Richardson. as Louisiana prtncesa to Ponchatoula.--Bids have been re- the cotton palace exposition to bs calved for the construction of approx- given at Waeo, Texas. October 25. lmately 31 miles of graveled roads in the Seventh Ward of the Parish ofBaton Rouge.--It is planned by the 'Pangipahoa. About 20 contractorsChamber of Commerce to distribute lit- 1 filed bids. eratare to the agricultural, industrial1 and educational elements. A sum of Alexandria.--Adjutant General L. A. between $15,000 and $20:}00 is to be Toembs of Baton Rouge was at Camp Beauregard to make preparations and expended for this purpose. get the site In readiness for the an- Houma.--Plans are on foot to es- campment of the State National Guard tablish a semi.weekly newspaper and which opens August 15. modern job printing plant in Houma, Plaquemine.---The drill of the well Terrebonne parish. The promoter of being put down for oil near Matin- the enterprise is John H. David and gouin is down seven hundred feet, and he is assisted by his three brothers. the driller put in 500 feet of 10-inch Pioneer.--Seven more catlle (lipping easing. Reports from the well say vats were destroyed with dynamite by that the formations encountered are unidentiiied persons in Vv'est Carroll favorable for a flo)v of oil before they parish in one week and great it~dig- reach a depth of 3,000 feet. The well nation has been aroused angling cttt- being drilled at Bayou LaRompe has zens who appreciate the value of cat- reached w~hat is called the second tie dipping to eradicate the fever tick. strata. New Orleans.--Following up thelr Monroe Representatives of Ash- suprise attack, prohibition agents re- ley, Drew, Lincoln. Jefferson and Pu- cently swooped down on restaurants, laski counties in Arkansas and of cafes and soft drink establishments, Morehouse. Ouachita, Caldwell, Lye confiscated a large quantity of liquor Sells, Grant and Rapides parishes of out of all but one of then~, and, in one Louisiana, are expected to take steps instance, used a sponge to sop uD and at a meeting of the Arkansas and Lou. preserve evidence which a bartender tslana Tourists ~Va Association at is alleged to have attempted to de- Monroe on August 5 to formulate plans stroy, to bring large numbers of motorists and other tourists into Arkansas and Covtngton.--T. 'H. McAfee, late prin- Louisiana from the North and West. eipal of the Slldell High School, has been reinstated by the School Board New Orleans.--Gratification at the on the recommendation of school pc- passage of the Sheppard-Towner bill trons and citizens of SlideIl. Prof. for the prote'ction of maternity andt McAfee was dismissed at a late board infancy, and censure of Senator Ed- meeting on the charges of incompe- win A. Broussard of Louisiana, one of tency, lack of respect for the student se'ven senators Who voted against it 1 body, failure to keep records and-non- was expressed recently by leadere l co-operation with the teachers. This in'the League of Women Voters and! action leaves C. T. err, recently ap- the New Orleans Federation of Clube,~ pointed, unprovided for. both of which organizations wire d~ state representatives at Washington ha New Orleans.--An endeavor to grew support of the bill. ....... .~-tae leper colony at Carville, La., the chaulmoogra tree, from which is Monroe.---The Lincoln parish poli~ obtained an oii said to possess cur- Jury will sell its $700,000 worth o~ &Uve quw,ilties for leprosy, will he road improvement bonds on August made by the federal government. This 29, it is announced by the Jury. Oua- amaotmosment was made by Major chits bonds fpr $1,000,000 will be sold Denny, in charge of the carVille col- o~ Septembe~ 14. The buildlng of ths ony, who declared seeds of the tree Dixie Overland Highway from Monroe have been obtained from Hawaii, and to Ruston, a distance of thirty miles will be planted at Carvill~. , or more "of the highway from West - Monroe to the Lincoln parish line at Point a la Hache.--The state high- a cost of approximately $150,000, for way department has let a contract for which state aid is expected. the re~uvfacing and filling in with a ~- sand binder:the shell road extending Lafayette.--For the second time in from BelleChasse Sugar House to two weeks, the dipping vat on the the Jeffersc~::pariah line connecting farm of Ludovlc Bllleaud, two mll~ with the:newly completed shell road southwest of Lafayette, has beam l~aingfiat0 Gretna. The work to be blown up by dynamite, and no clue completed by September 15. The to the perpetrators in either case has parish is having all district roads been found. After it had been dyna. pla~ed in the. best of condition for mlted, M~ Bllleaud asked the police mnt~_.__ v~leseiMe in Road District No. $. Jur~ for materials to repair it and ha~! "- '~. * [ JUst finished the Job. This is the Monroe, esentativo T T Webb ( ~eventh vat ~,--~r ~ and the eighth case ~f Mayor Arnold Bernstein, b~ ~,~s :ynamiting in this parish in the past have received lett'~ aix months, and W. A. Montgomery, Governo/ ~a~ker in whl~"~,e prom- president/who recently raised the ra- ises to give relief as soon as possible ward of $100 to $250 for evidence in the situation growing out of the leading to the conviction of the dyna- large number of insane patients that miters, is redoubling efforts to appre- have accumulated in Ouachita Parish head them. during the last few weeks. Governor Parker said he thought It might be Lafayette.---The new drainage sy~- imssible to admit the Outchita pa- tern is about completed, sewer con- tients at the Jackson Hospital wlth~ nections are in a stmi~ar state and the new city well, No. 6, with a ca. a few weeks... paclty ample for a city of 25,000 An. New Iboria,---The Women's Council habitants and furnishing water of ap. of the Chamber of Commerce last proved purity, is now being connected week made their annual flower awards, with pumps. The next big task to This year the geranium was the which the trustees will apply them- chosen flower. Co-operation among selves will be the improvement of the | the women of New Iberla was great city water and light plant, a quarter and it was hard for the judges to of a million dollar undertaking. Prac- award the prizes. The first prize went tically half a million dollars already to Mre. Homer Dupuy, for geraniums is involved in the street car and water in the garden, she having three hun- improvements, and all the lmprov~ dred plants. The first ~ut flower Drize ment~ are" being completed in less was awarded to Mrs. Jack Blahc, who than a year after the bond issue was ~mhlblted a bowl of ten varletiu, voted last October, Monro~.--Believin~ that radical Vidalis~--On account of the contln- steps are necessary to fight the spread ned rainfall the construction engineer~ of tubarculosim in Northwestern Lou- and their large force of workmen have i~lana and especially in 0uachita been unable to complete the lowew pariah, the Ouachita Parish Tuber- Tensa$ end of the gravel road know~a ulosis Ass~n at ~eeting at the u the Louisiana division of the Ozark city hall began a campaign whereby Trail. The celebration planned to bs it is hoped ot make Ouachita tuber- held on Lake St. John on Tuesday culcets free ~ithin a few years, was postponed until some fUture date, probably about the middle of August --- :United States ,md-c nada 1 tt)*rtme Minister Melghen of Canada has attracted world-wide attention by his ulthnatum to the British foreLgn office. The imperial conference had heard a statement from Lord Curzon, N Interesting Items of Present Important Happenings. EVERY ITEM A NEWS ITEM Relating to the Latest Happen. ings of Interest Just Now Throughout the World. foreign secretary, and was about to consider the modified renewal of the Anglo-Japanese alliance, for which British diplomacy, as dlsttnet from the dominions, was strongly pressing, when Mr. Meighen arose and challengec~ a broader issue in four propositions. The discussion of the alliance had to be postponed. The four propositions are briefly these: C~iiiada claimed that the do- minions must be "fully informed" over British policy affecting India, Mesopo- tamia and the East. The second prop- -sition was that where policy affected not only the East but the dominions i they should be not only "fully in- I formed" but "consulted." which means that they are to be granted a right of ' comment. The ti,ird g-t-~ ~ur l~%vond either "information" or "consultation." t In the cases of ~reaties it lS claimed that none of these instruments are to be t valid unless approved by the parliaments of the dominions. The fourth of the Canadian conditions demands that in any matter afl eeting the Unlte~l States the decision of Canada shall be final. Gompers, 71, Samuel Gompers is in the limelight all the while, both because of his po- sition as president of the American Federation of Labor and of his many activities. Indeed, friends of the veter- an labor leader say he is the most active man in the United States. despite his seventy-one years. He trav- eled an average of 100 miles a day during 1920. one trip being made by airplane to keep an engagement. Dur- ing the past year he has written four b6oks and fifty pamphlets. In addition to his administrative work as presi- dent, Mr. "Gompers edits the American Federationist. directs labor's efforts to obtain favorable legislation at Wash- ington and keeps In touch with labor activities throughout the country. He married Sophia Julian of New York city early in life. After her death he married Mrs. Gertrude Cleav- ers Neuseheler of Zanesvllle, Ohio, in April of this year. WASHINGTON NEW& Senators McKinley, republican, Illi- nois; Robinson, democrat, Arkansas, and Welsh, democrat, Montana, sails4 last Wednesday from New York on the steamer George Washington a~ America~ delegates to the interparlta- mentary peace union at Stockholm. STATE AND DOMESTIC NEWL RJITE .......... BONDS __ House Passes Senate Bill A& vaneing Interest to 5% Per Washington.--Another means of f~ eilitating credit by ~t route around the country bank, already heavily loaded with agricultural loans, ta:found in the senate bill Tuesday passed by the house of representatives inCa'east~ll the interest rate on the bonds ia~l under authority of the h~rm loan law from 5 to 5~ per cent. The e~tra - ~ one-half per cent In interest the o~- llgatlons are to bear continues tu~l July 30, 1923, after which the bon4~ revert tb .the 5 per cent basis of the ! ariginal act. Adalan Myers, oli man of NorthI [Esth~r~ood, is having lumber cut to! build a large amusement hall at Esther. wood, La. The hall will be of the lat. eat design, and will have all modern conveniences. Twenty thousand oil field workers in California will strike September I if the operators do not cancel a wage reduction of $1 a day, according to telegrams sent by the oil workers to President Harding and Secretaries Hoover, Davis and Denby. District officers of the Oil Workers' Union said the telegrams were sent only after the operators had refused to meet with them. The i~nights of the Ku Klux Klan, a corporation, has brought suit for libel against the Los Angeles Express corn- Pany, demanding a total of $105,000, general and exemplary damages, foff the publication in three edltton~ el the paper of an article over which ap- peared banner lines reading, "Great Ku K1ux Klan Outbreak," "Ku Klux Terrorizes South" and "Ks Klux Reign of Terxor." Fire red as a color for automobiles will be conspicuous for its absence )n the streets of Chicago after January 1, if an ordinates passed by the city council is enforced. It is said that so many wrecking cars and private au- tomobiles have been painted shades of red similar to that used by the fire de- partment that traffic policemen fre- quently become confused. As explained during the debate fo~ i passage of the bill, on a~count of the existing demand for money, the fed. eral farm loan banks and the ~lnt stock land banks are not able to dis- pose of their obligation~ un~ler the '~ per cent limitation, particularly since government bonds that yield a ma~. mum of 5zh per cent, as wetl as varlo~ : municipal and other bonds yteld~ from 5~ to 6 per cent meet ready s~le, Under the new provision mately $40,000,000 ha bonds of the federal farm loan system will he r~ leased on the market, and this l~ tur~ already been applied for in prospect of the aid in the revolving fund from the treasury ~oted by congress some ~iays ago, and the anticipated sale of the banks' bot~Is under the system. pressure upon the small banking 4n. stltutlons for relief of their agrteul, A committee of Texans will leave for Washington from Dallas this week, following a meeting there of the eleventh district federal re~rve board. Three members of the sl~mial committee. Marion flansom ~of Fort Worth, Frank Kell of Wichita FalI~ and R. L. Ball of San Antonio, are members of the elev~mth district boar~. The history of Samuel Gompers is largely a history of .organized labor. I The name of "Big Tim" Murphy, The other members are J. D. Jackson Since 1881, with tim exception of one term, he has been president of the Amer- und'er indiqtment for the Pullman and of Alpine, honorary vice president ot ican Federation of Labor, which he was largely instrumental in organizing. Dsaxborn station mail robbery, is lined with that of Johv, W. Worthington, ]president of the Central Securities Jewels for Gates' company recently indicted and und,#r arrest for alleged transactions in stol~n securities, following the discovery )f The state of New York has sum. ~ a letter in Worthtngton's office which, monad the executors of the estate of according to Colonel J. V. Clinnin, ~- on ahead to collect .and compile data Mrs. J~n W. Gates to determiue sistant United States district attorney, that will be used todllustrate the plight tanceWhetholVthetaxes ineStateNew shallyork paYor $884,089inheri" men.indicates the two had dealings In corn- of the cattle industry as regards the - breeding stocks. on personal proprety located in this A terrific fight between a woman or on $17,000,000 located in Tax-and three tigers which took place be- 0~C~USCt~i~ and elsewhere. I hil~ the gilded bars of a circus Wagorl EN~Cv DEAD. According to Mrs. Gates'~executors, before hundreds of spectators during ~t her Jewelry eonstltutes'~che most valu- ' [ ' ' : parade Thursday at Aurora, ILl. cause~l able part of her property in New York i a near panic, during which several we-! Naples, Italy,-~Car~s0, the " great and is valued at $458,6"/0. The more imen fainted. White the woman bat- singer, 'whose ultimate recovery httd been hoped for under the valuable pieces are a pearl necklace, i tied alone to subdue the beasts, the fluences of his ~wu Italy, $1t0,000; pearl ear studs, $25,000; dia-' mend and brown pearl necklace, $25,- i horse drawing the wagon became 000; pearl necklace, 240 pearls, $38: I frightened at the roars of the animals~ at the Hotel Vesuvius iu 0~; pearl and diamond collar, $15: and plunged from sideto side of the had been brought ttere hu 000; diamond corsage piece, $20,0~t0;t street" threatening to upset the cage Sorrento, on the t .y of N oriental pearl drop, $25,000; diamond and allow the tigers to'escape among less thar~ a week ago he necklace. $20,000; diamond lo~gnon the crowd, returning strength and - conviction chain. $20,000; emerald and diamond as in the old days. necklace, twenty emerahls. $30,000. FOREIGN NEWS. He had been~ able A value of $324,325 is placed by A Milan dispatch says it is authori, incus sanctuary of Our the Texas and Southwestern CatU~ Raisers' Association; A. C. Wflllamu~ assistant secretary, and C laude~ ~:: Hudspeth, congressman of the El Pas~ ;~ district. It is pJ W. Turney of E1-Paso, the association, will make the trip Washington. Mr. Williams has gone . her executors on the paintings Mrs. fattvely stated that Giovan~l Martlo pelt, givi~ Gates had in her apartment in the Plaza, Other items in their list of personal nelli will succeed Enrico Caruso w the eovery. belongings are.: Glass, china, Silver, gold and linen, $18,425 ; guns and pistols, $2,317 ; furs. $2.9,671, and contents of garage, $9,563. leading tenor at the Metropolitan 'opera He went at~ ~ : .house in New York, of Capri, where he Under Mrs. Gates' will_her niece, DeHorn F. Angell of Lake Forest, i11, re- ceives one-half of the residue, and hasa surviving interest in the other half, A number of resolutions relating to con if, his honor, - _ - : ~ _ --__ _ _~ -- ___ ~ _ ~ _ _~ _ _ =, withdrawal of American occupation I .. ~ . . ] forces from Germany, long pending Churchill's 'Reminiscence S~ ]before "the house foreign affairs co.~- mittee at Washington, are not expect- ed robe acted on this season, if at all. ab~ces~ had dovelbp~d, Winston Spencer,Churchill, Brit- Russia considers it will be possible Caruso s removal .t0 Rome for an lsh secretary of state far the colonies, soon to realize a loan ta France, Leo- elation was advise~, but he showed has nmde a more profitable deal with ntd Krsssin, the soviet trade repro, such weakness that It was imposaib~,e the London. publishers, Thornton & sentative, declared in an interview to transfer him fhrther than Napt~' Butterworth. than did Mrs. Herbert As- with the Rests News agency, where he arrived by sea Sunday e~ quith, for whereas they gave her $60: Ins. Natehitoches.--]~s Luctlle 1~eax~ son, who resigned as regtstr~t0~ of the State .Normal College last A]pril, oil has started on the Amarido Petro. 1 will mume her work here Septem: eum Company s operation at the ":her 1, Woodrtng Farm, southeast of the city, 000 for her .much-discussed autoblog- Lake Charles.~Aetual drilling for raphy, they have undertaken fo pay to him down $80,000 for. his Reminis- cences" of the last eight years in ad- Pointo a la Hach~.~-~iva~lce harvest Waterproof.--Due to the steady rain, begins this week in Grand Prairie-On fail over various portions of Tensaa ~veral large rice farms. The stand and Coneordta Parishes the cotton mo~t promising. Harvest being paid $1.25 this year a~ainst last year, wlth board l~n~i~zl. The rice will be threshed a~aoon as harvested and ~dlipped to market in NeW Orlea~. " " ~' crop is in. bad condition, The boll Drese~at in large number~, during a section has pest in its deadly work- ditioff t~ royalties. The work. which is to appear in the autumn in two col- ames i~ already completed, It is like- ly to be of extraordinary interesL for Its author has intimated that hls vari- ous statements will be supporte'd~by n number of heretofOre unrevealed offi- cial decrements, calculated to abed a~ altogether new light upon certain feat- ures of Great Britain's policies in the recent war and its aftermath. He in- Ileve The Polish government on SePtem- ber 1 will lift war-time restrictions o~ in 0il products, said an of- of information., meat. mates severe poritanitis, An operation Was the stimu~ -