The Crowley Post-Signal from Crowley, Louisiana on January 26, 1911 · Page 1
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The Crowley Post-Signal from Crowley, Louisiana · Page 1

Crowley, Louisiana
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Thursday, January 26, 1911
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THE DAILY SIGNAL 4 the LEADING PAPER of SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA THE DAILV SIGNAL I distinctly fr A HOME PAPER ' f This In m ret Splendid Advert tiling Remits K fr f THE LKAD1XG PAPER PUIil.ISHED IN AMERICA'S RICE CENTER. VOL. XIII, NO. 22 CROWLEY, LA., THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1911 SINGLE COPY 5 CENTS ' -. 1 ' , FRANK GODGHAUX TEXAS WILL VOTE BRUTAL MURDER OF NEGRO FAMILY E ROOSEVELT WILL START III MARCH ! STILL BUYING IT IS DISCOVERED III WEST CROWLEY IN SHIP SUBSIDY BRIBERY CHARG Market it Described as "Quiet", But 1 Thit Doetn't Feaie the Kid WHY HE LIKES THE OUTLOOK Can't Argle-Bargle With Long Talk Artlttt, and It not Strong With "the Fighters," But He Hat a Few Reasons of His Own Frank A. Godchaux of Abbeville, the youngster whose nerve In buying mutch rice makes the moat hardened lungers hunt for a specllist to examine them for heart failure, stopped tu Crowley a few hours today en route to Iota, where he will bid on, a few thousand sacks of Association rice. Since his last purchase of 36,000 4, cks Godchaux baa picked a mut er of tea or fifteen tbosuand sacks of rouKh at association figures. Me bought 5,000 of the Association in one lot and 1,600 in another and has made dally purchases In lots of a thousand or two. "What do I think of the outlook In the rice market?" repeated .Mr. Godchaux, In answer to Signal query. "I'm buying rice, and so far as i tan see now, I'm koIiik to keep on buying numb. 1 don't Know as It Is' for me to put It stronger. You know a man's' money generally - goes the way he really thinks.. "1 don't know Hint i can Justify my I'Osiiien lii argument. I am not an xpert in the lung talk nnoiu rice. Hut there are three main considerations that make, me partial to, buying rice ou the current market. These considerations convince me I um right to the ib-nree thai I am Inlying at whsl home of you have ticcn plonscii to describe as a heavy rate. "I don't think there is as imnh rlco Dt we generally estimate; I do net ink the yield per sack is anything a that of last year; 1 think the do mestic consumption luia Increased more than wo generally believe, and I believe the failure of foreign rice crops will affect our rhe market. "The government estimate Indicates a smaller yield than last year in number uf hags. The change ratio in JuiKin and Honduras will, III itself make a IjIk differ HIGHEST MARKET PRICES PAID ROUGH 'RICE Don't fall to submit your samples for our bid before selling i I IT WILL United Irrigation and Rice Milling Co. People's Mill Office, Crowley, La. 01R CLEARANCE SALE You will never have a better opportunity to economize on good clothes you will never have a chance to select from such a varied collection below regular price, as you have now during our BIG CLEARANCE SALE Everything to wearfor Men and Boys at extreme reductions J. COHN t ENTS' OUTFITTER HOME OF HART, SCHAFFNEFt AND MARX CLOTHES State Wide Amendment to be Submitted Next July THE JOINT RESOLUTION PASSED House Was Nearly Unanimous For Submission and Fixed the Date of the Election July 22 Senate Is Prohibition Austin, Tex., Jan. 26. By a vote of 100 to 15 the house yesterday en grossed the Joint resolution providing for the submission of the state wid- prohibition amendment on July 22. Standlfer sought to have the date changed to Juno 24 to expedite disposition of the question, but bis amend pent to that effect was voted down. As engrossed the resolution preserves exlbtlng local option .and regulatory laws until the legislature meets to lass an act to give the amendment effect should it be adopted, said meeting to ake place on the second Tues day In January, 1912. ence in the amount of rtce available for the market, and you will notice that our brewer'sand screenings are being taken care of all right. I am satisfied that our yield this year, stated In terms of grocers grades, falls a long way below l'.Mo. "As for ttie supply of rouuh rice, where Is it? Last year at this Mine Crowley had 1 sacks of rouiili In j sight. One of your warehousemen i said today that Crow ley now has about S3, ) sacks. Calcasieu parish has not over 300,000 sacks. Vermilion . is sold out. There may I,,- htty or I sixty thousand on the river, but 1 , doubt It. The rouiili holding. In Now Orleans are the llithti'S' hi yens, and they arc In strong hands. Arkansas Is pretty well sold out am! Texas h i. , been turning loose about as raj-id!. ! as we have, j "Where is the l i c? "There Is no doubt l.a! the domes, tie consumption lias Im n-as.-il In ii,c last year at a wonderful rate. The . i ftVctive advertising done by the Kb e ' Association of America has done much j toward it. l'eople have learned more ' nbout rice In the last j ear or two than I they ever knew before. Tin y ai- tating it as they lever ule it before (Continued on Page 5) PAY YOU MUTILATED REMAINS OF WALTER BYERS, HIS WIFE AND SON FOUND IN A CABIN THIS AFTERNOON HEADS HAD BEEN CRUSHED WITH AN AX CRIME WAS EVIDENTLY COMMITTED SEVERAL DAYS AGO NO CLUE TO THE MUROERERS The most brutal murder In the history of this section was perpetrated In West Crowley Tuesday night, Walter Byers, his wife andaaon about six yeart old, all colored, being the victims. All three were slaughtered with an ax, probably while they were asleep. The murderer left no clues that the police have discovered. The crime was discovered shortly after noon. Karly this afternoon Officer Ballew received a telephone message from Coontown asking him to go to 605 Western Avenue, where It was believed a murder had been committed. On his arrival Officer BaUew found the three occupants of the house. Walter Byers, Sllvlna Byers and their son. aged about six, lying In one bed with tli eir skulls spilt, the bed covered wl'h blood and bloody foot- prints on the floor. The doors were locked from the inside ami It was iearued that the murderer had entered the house through a window. A bloody ax stood ft' the head of til" lied. The positions of the murdered I . - : s ii il -ated that they had beer, killed in ihetr sleep. There was nr. et lieh f srru.'t.le. Kaell ot tilt! v I, thus Lad been dispjti Led by u blow : : the a. The police La l ot j ct detei milled whether mor.j '.hau one ; ii -on was coacerned in. the THOMAS A LIVE WIRE Cumberland Man Makes Good Monroe in a Difficult Place at The r.Oi'i" in dependent Hide its, who was from t lit- .Monroe iu-! that A. J. Thorn al manager for the i iimh-rlaiid arapli Co. f- Tele phone and Vle- j ) a niiinLitT or yours, lias emphaticali., mad, koihI: It would seem that District Man ,iKcr A. J. Thomas, of the CumUL-rlainJ Telephone Company with IteaUtiuai'-ters in .Mm. roe, is smut thing of a live wire himself trom the way thiims are iiiiuimiuii under his administration, tine uf the bin things uudei taken by him is a special compliment to itini as well as to .Monroe, this fc-ut- j ltl ci 'liK ot our city In the t umberland Telephone Journal In its licit issue. Only .Meridian and Jackson so fur have been so favored; Monroe comes hird. In an Interview on the subject .Mr. Thomas' answer to the question of how .Monroe came tu be so complimented was; "Well, 1 didn't see any reason why Monroe was not as ellKihle as Jackson, .Meridian or any other towu or city on the map, ao 1 just went after It." When asked If it was any money making scheme, or if .Monroe would be expected to put up for it, the re- 'y. "T0 T. vtr11,n,pt,,:""sr: copies of the magazine are to be sent ! to every telephone subscriber. Sluny beautiful views were secured by .Mr. AtcliliiHon, of the editorial force of the Journul, on his recent visit and are already in the bands of the enslaver. I'botoaraphs and feature stones of prominent Monroe, people, of public bulldliiKS and points of beauty and Interest will be used In the .Monroe edition. VAe of .Monroe are frequently will ten up; some of us net our pictures in various books, mukasiues and newspapers, but we always pay for it ami that roundly. This will be sotuethliiK new to us because there are no siring tied to It. Any one ho can and will assist Mr. Thomas In this work will bo, In a way, a benefactor of Monroe. Mr. Alchinsoii has returned to Nashville und Manaser Thomas will finish the Job for him. In addition to this Mr. Thomas has f'jund time to estuhllsh an evchanuc nt I'urmervllle, and la completing an- crime nor whether more than one weapon was used. A washhowl on a washstand In the room was half filled with bloody water, where the murderer had washed his hands. I'nder the washstand was a basin half filled with blood. There were bloody tracks on the floor. The little boy lay at the feet of bis parents aa if asleep. . The man, Walter Byers, wag an Industrious and reputable colored man who worked for one of the rice mills. He was secretary of the Colored Bap tist Church and a, quiet, peaceable man. None of bis neighbors knew ol any trouble he or his wife had ever had. The nearest neighbor saw the woman last about 6:30 Tuesday evening No other neighbor has sen her there-after. ! Shortly afternoon today a little : Ctrl wen' to the Fivers house ou an er-j rand. She found the doors locked ', end n Hiie-l a dreadful odor. She at; one,. gn- the alarm and the Investi- a'ion toliuued. i Cololer Weill), Chief of l'olice Hurt. M .isiiai Lyons, Officer liailew : and Wnlie lnugintiotham conducted; i.n Investlga'iem. Powerful d Is In fee. i a - were ti,-, to neutralise the e,; ir. Coroner Webb stated thai ti.o . ' a.s of toh crime bad probably; been dead about tliiry-six houts when ti- ot . red. l.'-r ill Columbia. A loll line, coin-i; through the country and giving I t farmers a chance to get in coil I t- icii with the outside world. Iiui'.'d ty tliein with delight, is the completion of a toll line between Farmer-ville and Monroe. HOME BAKING Cet Your Order in Early for the Women's Guild Pies. Cakes and Bread V old klin v ou In New Knulanil, at any little eiiitry "tavern" you can itei any of pio on earth you cull for. If all for mime or punkin. And it sure is smui petis to Inquire. pie. If anybody hup-Kvt-r bury your fi'e tiie southwest corner of a New j Kimlaiid mince pie? It Is aa bad j 1 r u, to use a foi k to eat a real mince j pie and enjoy it us it Is to use a knife, i You take it In one hand and a blue ! tihliia bow! filled with milk or hard ! cider In the other. The hard cider Is a little better, according to New England opluion. All of which Is preliminary to the j announcement that you can net the leal New England mluce pies at the bakery sale of the ladies of the Women's Guild of the Episcopal Church at the Eckels' riiarmacy next Satur- Ant, afMrn.inn I x, , . , r...r Ihcro ukIu nouh. You will have to dig up the blue howl and the hurd cider your-self. There will also he some, home made bread and cakes for sale that will make you homesick. You better get there early, particularly as there mii; lit he a stray punkin pie or two. HIS S3RD ANNIVERSARY Friends of Marius Boudreaux prisa" Him at Hia Home 'Sur- 'liic-day was Marius Boudreaux' birthday and a few uf his friends took oi iusion to call ou him and spend the tvcniiii;. There was a nice supper and ft few refreshments and a pleasant evening was spent. Those present were: ln P. It. Martin, W. T. Iinrt,' Harry V, (iiieno, .lames M. Lyons, T. Klrkputrhk, K. M. Koine-ni l, diaries Kaureaux, A. litoussard, of t'tiuii ion, 1 A. Kluor, Louis for-ml' r. I'attl Tons, i'hil Maker, Joseph Kruiie, ii. J. liawerliee. Isaac (', Chaiiovllle. Alleged Illicit Attempt to Obtain Influence of Newspapers OFFER TO COMMERCE JOURNAL New York Publication Waa Offered $100,000 for Ita Support Boycott by Railroads Against Independent Ship Llnea Washington, D. C, Jan. 26. Revet a'ion of several alleged attempts to buy the editorial support of the Net York Journal of Commerce in favor of ship subsidy legislation, which that paper has consistently opposed, wa made to the house ship aubsiidy Investigation commtttee yesterday by Alfred W. Dodsworth, business, man ager of the Journal of Commerce and Commercial Bulletin, Early in the day Paul G. Fournier, representing the Uranium Steamship Line, against which the ao called London conference lines controlling what is alleged to be 98 per cent of the Atlantic passenger traffic are arrayed, told how railroad authorities In this country, notably the Central 'assenger Association at Chicago, had refused to sell tickets routed over the independent lines unless the Independent lines secured the sanction of the conference lines. Alfred W. liodsvvorth testified about six years ano of a person unknlvvn to it I in came to his oiiice and offered to! pay the Journal of Commerce lino.oiiiii iiiking 1 .nil", "I") copies of his pa-j 1 er for the insertion of an article in I cue Issue supporting the ship subsidy li uishi'ior.. This man refused v. (lis-, close his Identity unless his proposl-, tlou was to be accep'ed. His propo- J si: Ion was, ill the event of accept-anee, to make out a cert-lied check ; Immediately for tlO.Onu tu bind the a-ireeinent ami lo pay the balanc-v of .f '.o .mo upon publication of arti-l c. Mr. Dodlswor'h sild he mime-' diaiely t ailed his brother, .John W is to l is office as a witness to the con-; ersution, and the proposition wa? i turned down as an attempt to make an imptoiNT arraLgeaieiH. ; CITY COURT REVERSED Judge Campbell Holds that Sharyhan i Parrish Did Not Violate Law The Judgment of the oty4 court it: the case of Stravlian - F'anish, the saloon keepers ceiivic'ed Tuesday j lor violaiiin; 'he- city ordinance by obstructing the view into their place of business from the street, was re-: versed in the district court this after Crowley State Bank P. S. LOVELL. President, W. E. ELLIS. Vice Presidant WE SOLICIT rOLtt ACCOUNT 6 Interest On Time Deposits, Six Or Twelve Months. If per chance you have taken cold Be wise, get cured, take Hoar rtiound, HoneyandTar Pelican Drug Co., Ltd. PHONE 4 POINTER NO. ONE TELL YOUR AGENT the total amount of insurance you carry, or are about to (any on the piece of pioperty he has already partly Insured for you. lie has to Uauo you a permit for any additional Insurance, PROTECTION ALLY YOURS, Williamslnsurance Agency Maks an Extended Tour of the South and West MAY PASS THROUGH CROWLEY Itinerary Takes Him From New On leans to San Antonio In Both of Which Cities he la Billed for Speech Col. Theodore Roosevelt may pass through Crowley next March when he makes bis tour of the south and west, If the present plana are carried out. Col. Roosevelt is to speak In New Orleans on the night of March 11 and on the 12th leaves that city at la):55 a. m., one hour ahead of the Sunset Limited, bound for San Antonio, where be la to arrive the next morning. According to the schedule he could make the trip only over the Southern Pacific, and It is probable he will pass through here late In the afternoon of the 12th. Col. Rosevelt'a Trip York, Jan. 26. Theodore New Roosevelt's' next tour will begin here March 8 and he will sweep around the boundaries of the country, through the south Atlantic and Gulf dates, the new southwest, up to the Pacific coast, to Idaho and Montana :nd thence direct home. Colonel Roosevelt has accepted fifteen engagements to speak ajid probably will make more. The subject main r of his speeches has not been made public-. The itinerary given ou includes the following Southern pom's: Man !t Arrives at Atlanta 10:3!) ' n. m.: speaks before the Southern . Ciiiiiieeri inl Congress: leaves Marcit ' '.f at l'CuO p. I.i. .March 1u- Arr'w Birmingham, I Ala., T,:2' a. in.; speaks before the i Child Labor Convention; leaves 10:15 l. in. ! March 11 Arrives Jackson, Miss, I ":40 h. in.: speaks at tile Invitation 'of Governor Noel; leaves 1 p. m.; 8P rives New Orleans 6 p. m.; speaks be-j fore the Commercial Club. 1 March 12 Leaves New Orleans at j in :.)." a in. i March 1": Arrives San Antonio, -Texas, a. m.; speaks before the i Ca'.tle Kaisers' Convention. noon. In his opinion .luilne Campbell held that i' was not proven that the accus.-d had violated the Gay-Shat-tuok law, mid that any city ordinance that went farther'than the Gay-Shut-tuck law was illegal. 4. M. BONE, Cashier A.';Misncon, Ats-stant Cashiar FREE DELIVERY Will

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