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The Monroe News-Star from Monroe, Louisiana • Page 6

The Monroe News-Star from Monroe, Louisiana • Page 6

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THE MONROE (LA.) NEWS-STAR THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13. 1923 MONROE SUBSCRIBES $35,000 TO OUACHITA BARGE LINE SERVICE Ninety per cent of the young men start life without one penny in capital. make your boy begin under such a handicap. Teach him the saving habit by giving him an account of his own. Start him right. In future years he will have cause to thank your foresight. WE PAY OS SAVINGS ACCOUNTS GRKATER BANK FOR A GREATER Ouachita National Bank MONROE, LOUISIANA Capital and Surplus $000,000.00 Ruston and Other Towns Will Be Asked to Promote Ouachita Plans The Monroe Rotary Club, wifh nn unusually large attendance, with their ladies. and quit'1 a number of nvto-l guests, took their regular weekly a'on day lunch at the Louisiana THE MARKETS New Orleans Cotton. NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 13. Further dry weather over the belt, poor cables and rumors of a revolutionary outbreak at Barcelona caused a drop of 19 to 22 points in the price of cotton soon after the opening today October falling off to 26.80. As the market fell it ran into Irainin.r School today, with the bovs new buying, encouraged by claims of a and te a of the in -1 having much higher spot basis in Texps, NAVIGATION COMPANY PROJECT IS ASSURED a most enjoyable hour 'or the club membership at least, and apparently for the bovs. The main dining hall had hern divided into two sections, one side for the tables and the side opposite for the Rotary Huh members, and the entire program, including a good meal, took place in regular luncheon order ah nit the tables. Mr. Shriner, field representative of the Boy Scout mowmenr ior this section of the country, happenel to be a guest of the club today, and taking advantage Captain J. C. Wright, representative the Navigation tmpany, who was here to rai-e $50,000 of the opportunity upon scouting and advantages of proper organization and affiliation. The speak declared that the scout movement and its success was more dir etly dependent upon the fathers and mothers of the buys and their encouragement than upon the boys themselves, and appealed to the men and women present to Dr.d their financial and moral support. President Harvey Trousdale appointed a committee with Rotarian Eugene Eby, chairman of the boys work committee as chairman to act the premises, ubscribe part of this; A number of the best local stars fur i nished the entcrta nment for the lunch Monroe's subscribed quota towards the $200,000 capital stock of the company, has departed for Ruston, where I he will endeavor to secure the balance! of the desired amount, Monroe nun who were ap pronchi i by Captain Wright subscribed $35,000 of the quota allotted to it, but i refused make up the full amount, eX- 'lie belief that tp.ee other towns in vicinity of Monroe would benefit from the proposed barge service Camden to the they -hotild be called upon to quota. apt by express- av scheme that th produci OUACHITA NEWS PICK-UPS FOR BUSY READERS ell Received Wright was well re business interests, all st act ior with the project and to help with fund-. The i re zed subscriptions made to the ave convinced the promoters territory at least will prove a center where the barge ser tie greatest encourage- A contract for ti Iters were not Fxwartz road yesterday awarded by the police jury to King anti Brown, cor tractors, who made a low bid of the jury. Testimony for i a capitalize chase fix 274.60 against a bid entered by Lan MACON, G. Sept. 13. "estimony with a bert McGuire for $11,700. The work for fend lant was introdu. today i equip lar on this road will at on. when the trial of Dr. C. A. arbrough. I along The question of extending me June charged with i doting growing ut the ixsip pi boro road to of terminating construction at Wi te plants Di. VV. A F. Mills, was ittle, a physician ith of- Camrier tion was settled when the police jury fices in the sa me building in i vhu-h Dr. 1 scheme yesterday decided to continue Yarbrough a wa- called as $50,006 from the plantation to End lie, a character have it ness for the efendant 1 to raise I increasing the stretch and embracing you heard about Dr. Yar-; parts of the parish which brough being of Macon 1 the comp. would not benefit where heard people say w. as ci work suspended at the plantation. YARBROUGH TRIAL IS ping you eve ed States hear people sa government of 1 he was 1 he Unit- Mi NEARING CLOSE; MANY He then a Dr. Tar brough a lot heard war, heartily WITNESSES TESTIFYING asked if he had i the and urgnc con ri The A rk msas-Loui siana Navigation impitny, organized by Camden inter- ts primarily for the purpose of transiting Smaekover crude to the sea, id subsequently broadened in scope so incluude cotton and other new' transported by rail, was at $200,000, sufficient to pur- rr modern steam-driven of 250 tons each, to -iding stages at Ouachita, Black, Red and Mis rivers and maintain the service, amden i business interests, where the ina ed. contributed the first orth of stock, and a campaign the remaining $150.000 was by ihe organizers who felt that any should, foi its a-sured sue- eon, and this feature was unusually at- tiactive adding much pleasure the oc- Mrs. Blanche Oliver, in inimitable manner, gave several humorous readings that met with the usual approval. George tove, or a- Rotation are most pleased to refer to her, Miss Zola Young, -ang several solos, and she and Mrs. Oliver also favored the occasion with a duet. Mr. Philip Bernhardt gave several saxophone -ulus that were also very much enjoyed. Rotarian Hammond played the accompaniments and Song Leader Huy Stubbs lead in the singing in which the Training Institute boys heartily joined. STATE NEWS anced by the vould lot Chamber ig he'd about a i iorsed the pr outlined bv which Louisiana Highways. Bv ited I'ress BATON ROUGE, Sept. 13. The fol owing roads ire reported by the Loui, ana Highway Comm; today passable: Baton Rouge to Alexandria, th of Melville. New Roa sid. to mm sport. me ree eks ago Wl ID Mac on. Go. ing of the tr dentist, charged wit I tion with the wiiipj and Novmber I. 1922 met Macon by attorneys and a court here today vvh the trial was started Identification of prominent i during past tw. ued yesterday when Arnold and R. whom have been wh K.CifltMi pt. 13. An Dr. A oyal ital their allottee 000 Captain Wright nterests here to 1 quota $50, the rep ne trd K. was Dr VV question nytiung derog character. Dr. Yarbr. poi R. Miil- it W. O. A. H. oped ting iths in Service Start Barge service on the Ouachita river to the sea will be commenced about November 1, when the first of the five steam leave- Camden for its ini tiai trip to New Orleans, laden with oil, cotton and other farm products. Thereafter will be a bi-weekly service of barges going up and down the river, or transporting merchandise from this ter- meet! try to the sea and returning with land and to be shipped i irg Firemen Rescue Occupants ORLEANS, Sept. 13 Trapped on the third flobr of the building at 418-15 Royal -tree) the family of Leonora Diamond and several other persons occupying the top floor were imprisoned by a fire originating from source unascertained cause under the stairway of the structure at 4:40 Ihut-day morning. Firemen the occupants with ladders. heavy freight bookings for cotton through Texas ports for September and October sailing and by reports -pinners were fixing a large way. At the end of the fir-t hour of business October was up to with the list 10 to 16 points higher than the closing quotations of yesterday. The advance proceeded until Octrrtier stood at 27.2.5 and the list showed net gain- of 18 to 26 points. Hedge selling and realizing from the long side increased and at 11 October was off to 27.00. Denial- of early claims of in the western spot markets and messages from Houston stating that the basis there had lost 30 points this week, had their ffert the second half of the session. October broke to 26.70 by 12:30 where the list showed net losses of 23 to 24 points. Spot cotton quiet and unchanged; sales on the spot 94 bales; to arrive 300; low middling 26.50; middling 27.50; good middling 28.00; receipts stock 54,148. futures Hosed net losses of 22 to 31 High Low (lose 27,25 26.74 26.77-80 26 9y December.27.20 26.68 26 71-74 26.97 January27.01 26.52 26.52-56 26.83 March27.01 26.51 55 26.79 May 26.78 26.31 26.32-36 26.60 We Are Pioneers In the Laundry, Dry Cleaning and Pressing business of Monroe and community. Our progressive spirit is responsible for the many pieces of new machinery now installed in our plant and the modern system by which our plant is operated. Our De Laval System is the first in this community, and you will always find us to be leaders in improvements of any kind. Competition never forces us to make improvements, as we add them as fast as they are needed or become known to the laundry trade. KEEP IN TOUCH WITH THE LEADER AND YOU WILL BE SURE OF ALWAYS GETTING THE BEST PHONES DRY CLEANING DEPARTMENT Monroe Steam Laundry R. E. A Colton Letter get In by the cold weather, and NEW ORLEANS Some hesitancy fur late crop are not at ali hown fit the start on poor cables. Over rouraging, the agriculturists report. Ger- New Turk Cotton. were in fair vo! mm', Sentiment continued reactionary regarding present excessive. The NEW OKK, Sept. 13. There was a initial decline, however, failed to renewal of liquidation in the cotton market at opening today owing to relatively easy and continued good weather in the south. Some hedge selling was also reported initial losses of 8 to 22 points were increased after the call, with October i also reporting good lling off to and January 26.64 east. 17 to 24 point- lower. Fresh buying was checked to some extent by the rather unsettled showing of the early stocx market, but there was further trade buying with a moderate demand attributed to the replacing of contracts by who bad liquidated long lines earlier In the week Liverpool cables said decline there was due to increased hedge selling but reported a good undertone owing to the better trade in Manchester. lodge of and tiuying developed later on reports from North Texas that the of the paid fur -pots la-t mght. Fall River spoke of good inquiry from the Manchester lemand from the many been importing potatoes front Holland and other nearby countries for in efforts to relieve the age, New Classified Advertisements Cotton -ed barely steady. lose High 1 (lose Oct ohe 28.02 27.51 27.5*2 60 Decern her 27.68 27 27 January27.29 26 75 26,77 80 March 27 26 26.75 26 ho May- 27,20 26.70 26.72 75 27.76 27.46 27.08 27.04 27.00 NEW for inlan imi marke ng I negr Longshoremen Strike Be A ORLEANS, 1,3 went on strike here if on the walking: at a ate ia-'t night. Both th Longay aft- -ecret white irkers were to report by floggers during that out derit.st as havir her of the crowds that Barnett testified he neglecting his children gers had lured him out and also he either to marry or who was working for hut fina 1. I hen wd imi He after of his pi been i irge a family affair, dui not want to told him ,1. G. ud were in the khaki am? and told Mills re at honte nul in it. Bat nesvilie, his occupi un Wri un ber rht in his ddre to -trike, but organ bai ge de ior. ih i ppfled gets said, he to be able lunches at restaurar warned to bring hi- Hartley testified he drinking or selling itat xplr id niter. was bad. term i thirty ye Uri ornmeree and the civic here, that the rould have every advantage of a regular railroad, were it to Built along the river to sea. freight charges in many cases will be lan those governing rail trans- and the upkeep and overhead would allow the company to substantial profits to the in- The Ouachita and Mississippi before 1 agreed to go out Official- of tne ne- firat hav- having union -aid they wanted a wage of 8b cents an Pour instead force. ixty-fi cents now cheaper expense operate riven were li ars with iunt was i testified gged but testified the steel already laid by nature, without cost to the company, and to be utilized for the mutual benefit of niand port- wRero freight depends entirely on rail trans MISS DAISY SWAYZE GIVEN FIRST PRIZE IN SAENGER CONTEST Liverpool Cotton LI ME RI Oi fv-pt. Cotton spot quiet: easier; good middling fully middling 17.IM4; middling 16.79; low middling 1614; good ordi- rmry 15 64; ordinary 15.34; 7,000 bales, l.tkKi American; bale-, no American. Future- rlo-ed firm: September 16.23: October 15.54; December 15 17; January 15.02; March May 14.09; Ju 1413 Dur spot advices stated that mills did an enormous fix ng yesterday in Arkansas, while Fort Smith reported not much cotton being sold At 26.80 for October, prices began to recover and an of 4,5 followed, but selling pressure again developed which was probably influenced by advices from Texas that large weakened the an noted i revolution in Ha aho a factor. Selling two a me fair general in tne late rnoon with the trade anticipating a further setback. No -h developed to account the setback but good support was in exits wanted lot suitable for apartment house Telephone 1380 13 3t. RENT Three apartment, privilege sanitary bathroom, reception 107 South Third street Phone 371 L. Kali ok i. 13 3t. or SALE 13 2t Nice fryers. Phone 469. denee. The final figures being a points above the low.of the day. FfcNNKK KEANE WANTED To buy, Ford roadster Must be in good condition and priced rea pa sonahle for caah. Call or write full par tiruiar- John Stone, rimgton Route, Lock and Dam No. 5, Monroe, 13 3t. ANTKI) You to patronize Methodist Missionary, Nn 5, cake -ale, Louisiana Savings Hank building, Saturday, Sept. 15th 13-2C hirajpo t.rain Market UK A(iD, Sept. 13 New in wheat here a of huge crop es! from took place Motor WANTED Beginning Sept hand pupils for night rates, call Mrs R. P. Cet 1000, night 1561-J. Ku Kiux Klai con tinu i a i Ufer tarai ter was bad. Hawn rd Was qui mentioned in the nttuousl yj shown wo application bl ink- for mem- 1 throughout yexti rdaa CHS in. Tw i in the Ku Klux KS an hut i log women, Mrs. Lizxu- Stuck And to sav had igned eithf r. He te Wa Oorq nientific lett a i he wii lot now a of Klan h. written the Klan and ich wer but had with bui turned over to the -ta te hyJ. i -1 placed on the witness stand 1 gur Klan organizer here, ho dec infense are being asked i they eri selected the for the organization, this, in of the officials, being the center for the traffic, bouse- for storing merchandise, ves and binding stages will be here in preparation for the map- ion of the barge service. got them out trough's office. A11 fh th Yar- K1 School Opens Monday September 10th All School Books Biggest assortment and best values in School Supplies Bring your list to us; we can fill it complete. Ferd Levi Stationery Company 209 DeSiard St. SCHOOL BOOT ti a I--tics Statement i Sept. 13. After cabinet no i mg tod.i> the wing statement was issued captain general of Barcelona last Hit proci limed on his own tty a -tate of in that district, the communication- and invited other districts to support order to explain this step he pub- a manifesto to the country declaring that the army called upon the sovereign to save Spain and asking for the dismissal the present ministers. certain districts it appears the military forces are disposed to concur in this attitude of rebellion. I The cabinet is in permanent session and will maintain it- position which it will abandon only under the promoters of this sedition decide to follow up their policy with all its King will arrive in Madrid Pa ri of Revolution. By at Sept. 13. The cause of the seiz-J ure of power by the unitary in Spain understood here to be the treatment of' the army by the Spanish cabinet and parliament after the military reverse in the campaign again-t the Moroccoan rebels. I In civi1 government undertook to punish army officers who were held responsible w-hile declining, it is said, to against civilian and functionaries in variou- governmental furti hfng juait to the expeditionary force in Morocco. FOR POLICE JUROR Application for Releases. OKLAHOMA CITY, 13 In an effort to test Governor suspension of the right of recourse to the wiit of corpus in Tulsa county, attorneys have filed in the state supreme court an application for release men now reported held by the military authorities at Tulsa, it became known today. SMUGGLE CHINESE INTO LOWER A LI FOR NIA Mis- Daisy Swayze laxt night was awarded the first prize of $50 offered by the Amusement Company to the vv nr or of tne Motion Picture Star Iden'ity contest, held last Much in the contest wa taken by patrons, whom entered and ed out the for the game. Of number twenty-three entrants icce--tully named ly and th made it necessary for the judge to declare that a draw would be to a-certa the winner, with the result that Mi- Swayze was given the prize by Manager Ai R. Lever, Besides the foregoing there were forty -even who named all the but one correctly and Dve who had i nly two names wrong. Nine easfm were awarded and i set, offered by Fo-ter Jewtlry Company, won K. -i a ni MESSO LINI ADOPTS FAMOES V8TLE FOR SI MMER HOME to an- The is authorized nounce J. M. as a candidate a- Police Juror from Ward 10 of Ouachita parish in the January Democratic Primary election. The News-Star is authorized to announce CHAS. W. PHILLIPS as a candidate for re-election as Police JuPbr from Ward 1 of Ouachita parish Ehe January Democratic Priittary election. By Hv A'huuiuipf! ROME, Sepl. 13. The Castello of Sangalo, the famous fort re and i he property of the 0olonna family, ha- become the summer residence of the Premier, who come- to hi- office every morning by motor. The medeva castle was owned by the Colonna family when their estates vure confiscated by Alexander VI, in 1501. ilo of Sangallo eventually came into possession of Luerezia Borgia's daughter and her second husband- Alfonso of Aragon. Alexander VI ai'ded to the castle hut ail of the property was later returned to the Colonna family. Once gain the Colonna family lost the Castellq of Sangallo but recovered it. when the people of the district today during the early dealing- It contended in some quarters If the te-t anadian crop forecast wa- aeeu- rate wor cou be wheat and flour without any contribution from United States. On the declines in fair buying -upport developed, and the downward tendency was Opening quotations, which ranged from half cent oft to- 1 up, December 1.04 ,3 8 3-4 end May 1 10 it 14, were followed by a decided fall. Corn and oat- were with wheat, notwithstanding unseasonabU- cool wtather. After opening at from 3 8 (a 1-2 cent to gain, December 67 fit 3-4. corn underwent a sag all round. unchanged to a -hade higher, December 40 (a ei and showed slight 1 Weakness the hog market vt'as re- B. and B. l.ett«-r NEW ORLEANS, Sept 13. Early ca disappointing and unfavorable into the 26 cent range which was an incentive some reaction buying which was also stiiuo by new- and the trend of market carri'd it points over the first although the weather outlook is for mostly weather, the vim that market recently displayed was there, however, and in consequence showed a reactionary feeling, nevertheless the for ultimately higher prices still prevails. The comparison of mill tomorrow vs 173,000 last year are pec ted to be more favorable than in the last few The Liverpool statement of British exports cloths and yarns fur August are Yarns 13.000,001» vs. 15,000.000 year and 15,284,000 in 1921; 830,000,000 yards vs. 376,000,00 and 212,42,000. Foreign exchange was a little more Hank of England uri changed at 4 per cent. weather was generally fair oxer during spare FOR RENT Very large desirable' Suitable two gentlemen, 603 Jackson street. 13 St. FuR SALF A beautiful new on muth sale. Well located Price and temi- reasonable ph rie 27.3, night 13 I5t. Vt WANTED Timber and log at once. Mr Huffman at MB 13 St. 17th. -hort Day phone 13-It WANTED man 15 to 18 of who is reliable and would be willing to make use of art opportunity to learn a valuable trade, at the same tune earn modest but reasonable wage. Trade care New- giving address and other about 13 St. a FOR One seven room house, two back porches. Suitable for two families Will furnished or unfurnish ed. Phone or 707 Calypso. 13 3t. WANTED Hy middle aged Woman, employed, small set of to keep, Ur would consider the belt, except Texas, partly cloudy and regular permanent bookkeeping position fleet by losing (iraiu Chicago, Sept 13. Open High Low Close WHEAT Sept1 01 1-2 1.01 1-2 99 7 899 7-8 Dec. 1.04 3-4 1.043-4 1.02 7-8 1.02 7-8 May 1.10 1.10 1-4 1 08 .3 8 1.08 3-8 CORN Sept 85 1 2 85 1 2 7-8 84 3-8 Dec.67 ft-8 67 3 4 66 1-8 66 5-8 May 68 3-4 0.8 7 8 67 3-4 68 OATS Sept 38 7-8 39 .38 1-2 38 1 Dec. 40 40 39 1-2 301-2 May 42 12 42 1-2 42 42 LAKf) Sept11 11 95 11.90 11 92 Oct 11.92 11.02 11 80 H.Hft Ri HS Sept 8.82 Oct. 8.90 8.90 8.80 8.82 showers was due for some reaction and nulls are taking advantage of it to buy on scale down. Dry goods market showed considerable strength throughout the day yesterday with prices irregularly higher and with many reported, also contract business was Market on whole has shown coiish I- ri-uble resisting power and us weather has improved considerably would only buy very weak spots with of Have had several years experience Ad dress News-Star. 13 It. A few cents spent may sell thousands of dollars worth of property for yas. selling on bulges, until more definite i- known about the size of the new crop. GERMANS ANXIOUS OVER POOR ROE PROSPECTS. all NEW YORK, Sept, 13. Call money stronger; high low ruling rate closing bid offered at 6 14; loan call loans 4 1-2; I time loans firm; mixed collateral 60 90 days, 4 to 6 5 1-2; prune mercantile paper 51-4 (tt 1-2, Wall S4reet NEW YORK, Sept. foreign political news including Span- MFV It 'D I 'ITv ii i evui ish revolt and continued lack of agree- rhn" o. their favor. The castle was later sold ment on the IfSlian-Greek controverse r.ht.rJ. 1 "fi I VMI furth.r for bot iu- aw- remained in the possession of the counts during first hour todav fy when ,1 m.rk.l wifi of agiK-u tun- from the same price to the Borghese family.Dull advantage of the reported slowing Jo-. Jnoeente Lugo. It became state property in 1870 and that these Occidentals, who carry great since then has passed into various iuantit.es of drugs, are landed on the hands and now is in sore need of repair. Instead of the picturesque old Colonna servitors or Papal Guardjt, ft a wd t. I 1 1 desert shores south of Ensenada and, i on entering centers of populktion- devote to selling opiates. Scores of them, in frying to reach the populated districts near the American frontier, become lost in the deserts and perish miserably, he asserts. reported slowing down in the steel industry. Steel however, were no heavier than other popular stocks and U. Steel met support at 89 7-8. Fractional advances occurred at the start of the second hour but the gen- HF.HL1N, Sept. 13 situation reached what was called the stage in tbe Russian collapse City folks mist now travel to the try and get their foodstuffs, unless they want to pay the extortionate asked by food speculators. Suburban trains are crowded by men and Aomen carrying vegetables, butter, im-at mid other supplies which local in almost all German cities are uniibe to provide under present conditions. Farmers who have food sup pies insist upon payment in foreign money. must sell for German paper marks, their business is at a standstill. A well-dressed man who was walking along Unter den Linden carrying an ax-j pensive case, found himself re-j centjy the center of an envious group when case burst open and potatoes i i I f.oiir a LI castle is guarded by the Fascisti militia, eral list again turned heavy toward noon dressed in black shirts, who extend the arid prices continued downward with Roman salute to Mussolini as he enters.the steel shares being offered freelv and leaves the gates. jCall money opened at 5 percent. boulevard. Berlin householders are already beginning to seek their winter supply of vegetables, and food scouts are traveling throughout the potato making contracts for families. and a cold, rainy coldest, wettest spring in some 200 years materially affected 192-3 harvest, which otherwise would have been about the average, according to reports from the agricultural tricts. Potatoes, one of chief foods, and in many families fully ts as meat and eggs and rniUt, School Supplies at H. H. FOR SCHOOL (except text books) Trade with us this year H. H. BOYD CO. Incorporated 111 Jackson Phone 519 A iyfe

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