Hattiesburg American, February 23, 1925

Hattiesburg American

February 23, 1925

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Hattiesburg American (Newspaper) - February 23, 1925, Hattiesburg, Mississippi Ì^VjìX.*>v*^ ì. » ì- * ' ^¿M^-r - 7 \ * ' » S.if'^v^ "H « "V R «Nicht ud eOofcr tonight, pos-itt Interior. d&M «ras /E '1 M F , E& ¿sLuml^» -««».Tt-r«^^ ÌfV. --1 * .'e • » • •• ^ «. * T f " t té,' . VOI* X£lI.-No. 46. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23,1925 k - Assodated Press Leased Wire Repoli REWARD IS OFFERED FOR TRIO Big Structure Is Saved Miraculously; Watchman Asleep Inside When Flames Break Out. BELIEVE DRUNKEN BOYS STARTED IT > Crowds Flock to Hear Hat-tiesburg Evangelist Following Firing. Slayer of Lover Is Heroine of. Paris JJ iÉÉi-'SiÌ UPHELD BY SENATE Appeal on Underwood Mea-I sure Ruling to Floor Results in Sustaining Senate President 45 to 41. Slated For Chief of Revenitë Staff PARTY LINES NOT SHOWN IN VOTE Aircraft Investigation By House Committee Suddenly Ends. A «Ira 111 it Ho murder trial thjit reunited in her acquittal has made Mile. StaiiixlfMVMkn, young- Polish artreKM, the heroin»' <f Pari*. Sim testified «lie killed her lover heemiMe he, declared incurable, heRK'cd her to. GRAND LODGE MASONS HEAR Special to the American. CAIRO, 111., Feb. 23.—A reward of $1,000 1ms been offered for the man or men responsible for the attempt to destroy by fire the big tabernacle erected here a couple of weeks ago, in which Howard S. Williams, Hattiesburg;, Miss., layman-evangelist, is conducting a revival. Searching thoroughly and determinedly, but without a single clue to guide them, Sheriff James S. Roche and the Cairo police are uncertain as to what shall be the next steps to be taken in their effort to capture the three men responsible for the fire. The building was set fire to Fri- , day morning at 1:15 o'clock. "Even H the tabernacle should burn, the work will not stop, for another would rise bigger and better thin one." said members of the t # s _ f. t »ut Ca#d TSHnistertal AssocTatifcn •iHattiedbui^'iaB DcuT0tS"'Re-'if A® i ne defea ought to move the authorities to strenuous action, that the culprits may be apprehended and punished for such a ft>ul crime." It is doubtful ii more favorable advertising could have possibly been obtained for the revival, and if the persons who attempted to burn the tabernacle hoped to harm the revival movement, they blundered badly. The fire had no more than been extinguished until Mr. Williams led a prayer meeting at the tabernacle. It was attended by a number of people. who had prone to the fire. The watchman was inside the tabernacle, probably dozing-. He did not detect the fire. The tabernacle, built entirely of pine wood and pa-•per, «as a regular tinder box. But on the Instant the flames first flashed across the northwest corner of the tabernacle, Omar Nelms happened to be near the place and saw the fire and immediately turned in the alarm. Patrolman Joe Steger was walk-, Ing along Eighteenth street toward the tabernacle when he saw the flash of fire and as he ran toward the building he saw three men flee northward alone Washington sponse at Opening Ses sion of Meetings in Jackson. ) (By Associated Press) | WASHINGTON, Feb. 23.—The Un-■ derwood Muscle Shoals leasing bill was- sei:t back to conference today, by the senate. - ' I Action came when the senate up-i held the ruling of President Cum-I mins that the senate and house managers had violated the rules by j inserting new legislation in tho | measure. j i The conferee« must now recon- ' j sider the bill but in that work they i ¡will be without guidance from! Senator Cummins, who refuses to ' ! point out what they regarded as '■ f new legislation. . ) President Cummin" ruled that j the bill would be returned to the i ; same conferees. T | On the vote the Republicans were ' ! divided exactly even, 23 in favor of J sustaining-the chair, and 23 against. long the latter- were most of the ¡•administration leaders. Twenty Soil Experts Showing Mississippi Agriculturists How to Double and Treble Output. USE FERTILIZER IN FROPER QUANTITIES They Conclude Tour of State in Interest of Increased Production. Gasoline in Hattiesburg. and throughout Mississippi, is c. > take another jump upwards beginning-tomorrow morning-. Announcement was made this afternoon by tiie American and the Standard Oii Companv's offices in Hattiesburg, that the retail price of their produc t will be 24 cents, beginning- in the i:mrn;n'.,. Instructions f(. :!»»• Inal offices of tho <*4jlf and the Texas Companies to increase the price a cent a gall on, j had not been receive 1 Li t .",:■ toda>. II. B. Dodson, ('i:m rl<-t ;r,'i the Standard Oil ''onn.uir Jack jack--,:!! twd.-.y. i.-:>iini lowin.v statement : iiy drawn upon and are at an unprecedented low stage, when measured in this (,;' c o n s n ; ; ; ] I r ¡en. Ir i> true' ti;;!; California stocks are high but C.;ìif< rida oii .,<. n a re of tht bt OP! I h r • I u , C I oc "l! is Ii«1!*) •:>! • g expensive to disc«.v-. pr.nluc I m; t»-rr..'o. , largely- ! ncl'ea-cd ; ma nd «>f ! i. t h--i-that this demand, abroad, will show larg" a gain in t h e i ^ ' ' 1 e K s will C.,,ts; consurn;)- more and more and locate new CeS].ite tile olïS'ûl'.pti Ve de-e are evidences domestic and) -I ibstant in lly as I urrent year, be- ^ !o:s ; ¡1 ,-ss c. nd i - ARE ISSUED 'H a : Feb. "Gasoline tak , another ad \ a n. >■, , : hro'j gin ai t .'•!; s si ss ard Oil c, m;;;, ny stations and si y fecti\e TllesiK-y no 21th. "Activities in the cr territorier have begli gasoline markets. T) and . • >!i -u'nptio;, i.f cr into the e \ I a na 1 i 11 n i ii a soi in ' ni.irki't s. "l.eadin 4 oil men r.r ion that the puldi" '¡a the true conditions : r, th. : tin: h>-r j-.mip. or • ' l c per ga Ibni |)l)i a', all Stand-•' K ■• 1: t lie k >' bulk Ce stations. ef-'".•br , rk n. n ind •a te corded for was about a a tne I , I : ! s ' Il pi I o n ia r v ' i nai. :ndi cat e produecion vi pe- Offenders Will Be Brought Before Justice's and City Courts Beginning on i Tomorrow. I BEACHAM^ SAFEGUARDS PUBLIC, HE DECLARES Calls on Public to Assist in Stamping Out Possible Epidemic. iiohert 1«. :,u<v.-< \H-ovo) collector of internal revenue in <!«e lamiN-ville. Ky„ district, is slated to njic-ceed David Itlnir ns I nited States comniinsioner of internal rt>tonne. Is Depending On Lawyers to Get Him Out 'Increased Farm 1 try, says th.- \Y< ' Ig'n i .'ed a u : ii or 11 "The .d; bue: very different > of t !le past S e \ ei" advances be in.g :: and in refined pi upon a much i.-ior than at anv tino I m 11 u mil the last yf-ar.--, when ! ha\ e bee 11 ;e I if a year Alii ppt a; Democrats and the two Farmer-Labor members voted to sustain, while IS Democrats voted to override. Special <o the American JACKSON. .Miss., Feb. 2:! of Alasons began arriving here early .Monday for the annual meeting of the Masonic grand bodies which j open with a session of the govern- . ing board of the endowment fund for the .Masonic Home and continues ; through Thursday. Immediately following the Grand Lodge sessions, : Wahabi Temple, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, will hold a special mid- j winter ceremonial. J Included in the Masonic grand badies to meet here is the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, the Grand Chapter or Royal Arch Masons and the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters. More than 300 delegates are expected to be in attendance. j All sessions of the Masonic gath- | erings are being held in the new | The 'Masonic Temple. The opening pub- ' | With debato today limited to ■ two hours. Senator Is'orris obtain-j ed the floor at the outset and held ! it throughout. ! Score;; i The vote to sustain the chair on 1 the point of order which was made 1 by Senator Norris, Republican, Ne- ( braska, was 4 5 to 41 With only 8 days left the action 1 constitutes a real setback to pros- , pects of final disposition of the bill since the conferees must act again and the house as well as the senate (Continued on Pag« Two.) | Special to The American. JACKSON, Miss,. Fb. though the record in tin case of George Mnokie vs State, from Pike county, has been filed with the clerk of the i-uipreme cnur: ,'Mid the attorney general brief has been prepare:!, ther is no chance for submission of the case to the supreme bench at this '-i-miiig criminal docket sitting. Mackie is -fuller death sentence for the murder of Mrs. Bolain, a farmer woman and Iioy Tnrver. hr nephew, on the Bolain plac-. a i' -w mil-s from Summit, several months ago. and after his recen: trial and conviction at Magnol'.". was brought to .Jackson by Sheriff Guy of Pik Ciunry. Sheriff Guy fit that the prisoner would be more safely kept lure than et.--.e-'Con t i n u^ri on P;i :re Seven.)BY SID .\OBLK A. & V.. COLLKG K, Miss 2H.—The statewide Production" campaign of the Agricultural Extension Department ot ! Missisippi A. & M. College, which j hast been combing- Mississippi dur-i ing' the past two weeks in the inter-! est of enlarged farm yields by the | intelligent use of fertilizers was j terminated last week-end. More i than a hundred of the leading farm four years, j vonununities of the state have been ' 1:1 tho past s'-vera ¡the seat of an enthusiastic meeting advances in crude < i at some time during the past for:- made, particularly th i night at which gathering one or ago, they came at a time when con-j more agricultural experts appeared sumption and production wfcre prac-i to emphasize the vital importance tically upon a balance, and were | of soil improvement. .followed by intensive drilling bring- ! Thousands of farmers have re- • ing about largely incr-'-ased produe-! ct-ived at first, hand the latest ap- | ^I«»its and resulting in renewed de-: proved information regarding eff > ! clines in crude oil prices, cient fertilization. They were told j "The advances now being made fv,\v yields have been doubled and trebled by 'feeding farm crop:-, a healthy balanced ration. Since cotton is overwhelmingly the major crop of the state, the principal strtss lias been laid on fertilizers for cotton. The Mississippi Experiment Station recoir mends, for the growth of cotton, on tlie older hills anc upland!; of North., Central and South Missisippi, a per acre mixture of from to 300 pounds of It per cent acid phosphaie, loO tc -0 3 pound.- of nitrate of soda., and at least. 100 pounds of kainit. Although kainit is not needed on the fivsh lands and some or trie stiffer .-lays it is needed on the older lands and especially where cotton rusts. Kai- • '<11! ' ' II ued on Hatu Two; M ni-i' " out ralc.s ■ rrest county .o g e tu-rally I • , dur! ln'uar;. ! :;; a. "Th'-. Standard s^-ary to anvaa. n gasoline ic p • » lì ! k and <itv issipi'.i. e ff eC I i Viirunrv 2 !." are at a tinn when ooii-'unnitioti. acc rditig to government ligures, is <•>;< ceding- production, and stocks of both crude oil and refined products are being heavily drawn up» i, "Gasoline ! : o c k s are at tile lou est point for a number ot year when nieasui-i d in terms of actual daily co n s li :n]>t i\e demand. The in- 1 crease in domestic consumption in the last y>ar was \->-ry large, and wa- accompanied by a gain of a large percent in the export demand. At the sanie t im- the domestic pro-di'c-ti. n of ; he (o-;:i'ry. for the iir<t time since bum, -li wed a decrease, compared with tin- precedili; "in the gasoline ib-partm the industry, it must not le- e looked that stocks .-ast of Itockv .Mountains have le--n h SECOND EFFORT TO BLACKMAIL IS FRUSTRATED ; Attorneys for Mrs. Helen E. Stokes in Trial of Husband, Claim Attempts to injure Character. Determined >ta in Hattiesburg- and before it i.s allowed ; spin.-ad. Dr. \V. D. R.--acha:n. eity and county health officer, accom-j panied by Huuh M. Mdunis, sani-I ti»ry insiiei. t oi-, today is touring both : the city and the lo'jnty. and a number of subpoenas have he,n served j on owners of dogs who have failed ! to pi on» fly muzzle them, i '1 He firs: of the trials are sehed-j ub d, to he begun tn justice courts, 1 bcs.'inning tomorrow morning'. | b--.- Beacham «aid this aftcrno <n ! that ;ie Would call on Chief of Pu-| G'-esham and his men to aid his I T.o.itt merit in its work of ridding ; the . .ty of stray dogs. Sheriff ! »w.ii thy and his men, ho ! .tlreaoy : a,J placi-d themselves a: ! ' i et>ha m tolH the Ameri Mn M. day rr;*ftH(S «tnte law under : which Dr. Keacham is operating. I doe* not give tho local police au-I thority to kill a stray dog unless it is known to be mad or suffering '..¡til :h<! rabit';-. I "Ui.cn a dog is reported to us," , 1 c con tin t'.rd, "we go for it, and no-; tir'y the owner that We have ¡t. Then ! i. so!uething Is not done, we will I notify the sheriff, whose offic- has autiiority to kill the canines." J'.', Beacham said this afternoon tli.it sonic complaints had been reg- vi-ar. ■tit tmTHIRTY WAYS TO CHEAT THE CROOKSBE CAREFUL, AND IT'S IOO-TO-1 CHANCE YOU'LL NEVER BE ROBBED, GRESHAM SAYS lire trucks were at the tabernacle and had their chemicals in operation in a little more than a minute after the alarm was given. Then, too, the firebug's had poured oil on the already highly infiammable building to make it burn faster. The police ar<? inclined to the belief that some drunken youths started the Are. They doubt that it i was done by persons who felt an en- I mity for Williams and wished to j break up the revival, which has begun to assume proportions of a city-wide awakening. j Midget Lrft No Cl«e* • With no clues at all to work on, the authorities for the present can accomplish nothing. It looks like if the arson fiend«..are to captured, religion will havfc to dd^rt At the prayer meeting imm«dllltely after the fire, Williams prayed that the three men be convicted of the crime in their own heart« dud. come into the tabernacle they trl#d to burn and eonfess and Ket'riftUt with Je- 8 us. ! Is religion a force tlttrt ean reach but and disturb the nttnd, of a per- Doii't, when you leave home, ad-lic exercises were featured by ad- , vcrtise the fact by pulling down the dresses of welcome by Governor ' window shades or by leaving- a note Whitfield and Mayor Scott, and responses by John R. Tally, of Hattiesburg, on behalf of the Grand Lodge; Mrs. Viola 1-ake, on behalf (Continued on Page Two.) -o- PEE-WEE SAYS HE IS REARIN' TO GO ShortMtop of Piuétopper* WnnlN to Hurry Spring Training in the letter box saying that you will be back at such and such a time, or requesting that goods be delivered to the janitor. Sneak thieves profit by such advice, says Chief of Police Gresham. Don't leave your key over the door or under the mat. Don't leave your home in total darkness when you leave at night. Thieves do not like to take a chance and enter a home where a light is burning- Don't neglect to try your door Borr LISTEN TO GET-RICH SCHEMES YOU MAV EC TALKING TO A'CONHDENCE MAN" __. when you go out, to see if it is j really locked. Snap locks do not Ben Bruner. better known as ajwayB WOrk properly. "Pee-Wee," midget shortstop of the J Don>t fail to haV(j W|nd0W fas-pennant-winning Pinetoppers teners of an improved type put on season, is getting homesick for *at- windows. Those that can be opened tieBburg. and this morning he sent by a table knife are u8eiess. Don't fail to have your safe, to come to cash register and . valuable mer-and begin chandise exposed to the plain view of the policeman on post; and be^ sure to have your store partially lighted so that the poUceman may observe and protect your property at night. to Manager Herschel Bobo a request to "please order me HatUe8bur£ at once spring training." Ward, latest recruit to be signed by BObo, and who will be tried out on second base this season, also is son until he has to seek |6r*iveneas j anxtous to come here and get intoa»d peace? The suecWrfMns days ahape. Ward is a brakeman on a Wt think your m00ey or valu_ h thousands of Chris- railroad, running between Blrm- ables are safe when hidden ^hindIngham and Enid, Okla. ( picture frames, und«r rugs, under-o---I dresser scarfs, in bric-a-brac or1»-—--- IfSILkJI ¡ mattresses. These are the firstI WO JTclWl» JM*lCU, I places a crook will look for them.I Don't leave your cash register ! locked at night. Remove the money and leave the drawer open. Many valuable cash registers have been - i broken open and destroyed by(By Associated -Press) thieves in search 0f money.FREEPORT, IU.. Feb S3.—Two delivery boys, neddlerspersons were kill*« aad eleven Lin- Î3oNT CAROV youp HAHOB/Vo SUSPENDED By A 5TRAP FPOM VOUR \VRIST (40i_D |T tightlv /m voofi HAKÛ g;1!i'AG<). Feb. -.¡.—The at t pi u Hhd; a w• - j; loa i I M ry. fi.del; i-ilu .....i S 1 >'- n \-.-r, i'oIh , i n i o n , . -1 i o ; triai dì ìv r li us', ci n d, \V. ;■ o.-' >,Vw Vofk, on elnir-ts ti '.'■' to dot fa. 11(1 l,,.r U-.IS ;■ y-.«t.-rday, ....................to \V. Sink. s. I >a ri r. n snot ,! \\om said she w;is .Madam--(.jtiat-t 1>-, or' phi!.ideij.hia, r-"d dressing Mrs. Sto'•<•■>' !:, '•ir •umsla-iii -s such : si!.-ni— worth inotii-;.-. Shi tea red, said Da n n ■ ■ n 1..-r i;, nnntiom-d the i>> \'c h t ii i 'i. th.> ok.-s. : s p i r -rated Dan- w h o rra i :i ' ' '- ■ - - ï - -; n i', •■ r e I : • ■ r :,sa r -n in' ' suit- 'tir; ■d about the drastic-liahli's Here tc muzzle edict," :i not suddenly de s. issued afte-.- mat at There s rabies If something measure cintinu- .-d on, - deliver .ii Hattie don> •d, 11 ) di-.-ck i:, many lives w:!I n- in dan--ei-. Ir is not riuht f. subject the il-i:o;.- population .>uc;i da r: Mt~r - e n it can n» minim.zed by rr.uz-th- doy* in such a way that Util be i p--«¡si b i e for them to w 7.1 hi A d< 0« ■w.-d e r; c i i ■ ¡da rd, -.mi,' • We til Thi prosecution h;s ar.n-i-;::cer] that Mrs. Stokes will appear as t witness au a in st her husband. <•!.— cum.v-ntiniî the law atta.nsf such a)ipearan(••■>. by bt-inu- cull-.l a> n witness a sfa inst Robert Lee and Hattic .Johnson, the ipuro-s indicted with Mr. Stoke«. carried " sa ! i-.- ua the B- ■H. 1 ha ■ FINDING DEAD BODY MYSTIFIES N. 0. POLICE BOH'T Buy AN AUTOMOBILE. FROM ASTRALE« WITHOUT FIRST F/ND-IN£OUT IF1TIS PiOiTFULLy HIS IT MAV RP A ^ CAR / will tell. With tian people in the city {¿raying that the . three firebugs cotttess their crime and get right wttft Jesus, the three guilty men ra*)r Wive a difficult time malntainiïHf â successfiil attempt. ..-.". *• Incensed at the crime. but feeling no enmity towar^y ^»« criminals, members of the Minuft*r!&t As«oci-attbn authorised the state ment: .- <■ '.->■-■•- « ISvery good Hcork hft« its enemies, and the éastArdly de*4 4t last night rtvMhlr'thttt b»ter ejftrthlM in our " tlbn against on eo glori-that any h* so lost try to to Or persons 1*0* an4 fair; ' \\Jbi «e mm" Mkit. Wf"* EÏeyen hjureil, in Cdfimi^ Freeport, UL Don't inform venders, such as ice etc., .___.„»i^.f«, iUm M1*1* you. will not be home between jured, one serioasly, wnen two 4ars . . h y ^ t , n»«» .m int«rnrhKn certain nours, as at once give such information, to tfcieves. JONT HEOfCT TOTW V0U0 DOOP WHEN m DICFED IF youMVE REASON YOU 60 OUT, IF IT IS PDÜ^ TD BELIEVE W AM ATTEMPT AT ----------eoawcMAoe DOK-ruGHrmeuéMTs, Gut Qwrn.y telfchoie f Rv Associated Pre««) NT.W ORLEAXS. Feb. 2T—While the body of John Dennis, lay at the home oi his father, Frederick ; Dennis, doorman of the Sixth Prp-einit ii'dice station todiiy, after havim.' heen found by a pedestrian , on the doorstep of a home in the so-. called Irish Channel early today, .police admittedly were mystified in I their efforts to discover a motive i for the crime, combed th-r- city for ; two men—oim bald-headed—who ; were sof-n running away from the neighborhood after the fatal shot had bc-D fired. Dennis died on the operating ta-i blc shortly after admittance to the i hospital. Physician.*: said death | was caused by a bullet wound in j his right side. ! FINAL TRBUTE IS PAID JOHN SINAI InterurJjan fourCeBe earefal, and it Im a hundred-to-one ekaier that ycu'll never be robbed. Carelessness i* reitponMible for most rtime. If yon want to avoid bci>( vlcrtimlxrd by crock*, read the advice ef Chief of Police J. V. Gresham, gives below.SUh'c c^-iVu^. '^'¡^«'z&jHsr- ^ imiles eaftt of here yesterday. . • 5: «.o amux ine • swliod 2). packages until you have exam- have investigated his character yid of business for any purpose whileThe cars met in a deflse while ?ou®® ^»«n you ««»» your home their contents and are satis- verified references. there are strangers present. Maketraveling at hl«h aped. Both «aufrht , , ® Or W jgO away on fied that the goods have been or- Don't be careless when you set a practice of closing the outer doorflfle. - > * - I* J? , < •' I dered by you. into a crowd. Keep your coat' but- of your premises at the close of the, After afrinvestigation .'tt'-'wii C rea" ' 'Don't leave your rings in the. toned and an eye on your pockets, business day before putting valu-Houaeed Tr*d lUtyk**. motoirm«tt> of f0« ^ ~ the VMft-bou^ - car, It alleged he nûk ' wrairli*^*«*.iman 1 t *î ™ mrmUxrM b«ter; link r »f w* wash room. t light Don't fall to count your change. the ï*.JÊSMiSi^ Don't listen to get rich schemes, eta Ton may be talking to a "eonfiDon't carry youT money or valu- . ables into your safe, ables in your hip pocket or in poek- J Don't neglect to notify your localof your outer garments. Such police station, if you have a large sets are the most accessible to .payroll, givinfe the time and route i^Mr •ifi* HT'^r-Ä? -pockethe pickpocket. I when it is to^ be in transit.ffcaioaatoMle from a Don't regard jostling or pushing Don't obtain yoar payroll from ' finding out in a crowd as accidental. Be bus- ! a bank always at th« saroe time,blta, It may be a Jiicious of persons who, jostle you. Irregularity prevents crooks from '?• i Don't^we:ar valuable Jewelry when planning.■.-.-!■».-■• . | - Don't carry yovr handbag soa-Jlkil to have your aafe, eon-, peaded by » *tra|r from your wrist, valuable*» lociMd daring. lipid it tightly in your luuid. This to- prevent a {9oaai>! preveirta t^^ tc^w owning the........extractingtrm it. <By Associated Press) NEW ORLEANS. Feb. 23 — Friends, relatives and politi«al and fraternal assoc-iatess will pay final tribute to the memory of Joseph Sinai, prominent New Orleans lawyer, council commission nominee and Mason—at 3 p. m. this afternoon at the Scottish Rite Cathedral. Burial will be in the Masonic cemetery. Last night, at midnight, leading Masons of Louisiana gathered at the cathedral to perform the most solemn rites of the lodge over the body of their distinguished brother. Kadosh, an ancient Masonic ceremonial for the dead, was held with a background, the beauty and solemnity of which signified how highly the object of the ceremony had been regarded in life. 0 ' ' ■ CRBW RECl'SD, NORFOLK, Feb. 23.—Rescue of the crew of ten men from the dis-abled and «Inking Canadian trawler Canada by the Italian itearapslup £«sthra4; Arum» waa reported by vtr«i«M. sed. and can-:n th»- fs-unt 'in- porch, without v: o - ; aa ran tine order, uoiiiii to see that the lie spirit i.; the law is < 'u r or. ly desire is to In- health and live/ of in m unity." ft n official stair merit, i n i said: M. .Niclr.nis and my*e!f jbei-n very busy this morning, • s-| ptrcially around the school build-jinris. locating the p-opi,- who a.re t disposed to disoii-/ the jaw with-! out regard to th- quarantine ord.-r-i ed on doki.s. and before !! o clock ! this morning we nad n;ed 13 affi-■ da vits. | "Tin- Police I>.'partm(-nt of the 'city and the deputy sheriffs of the , county haw promised their co-op-. eration by furnishing the Health Department with e\idence on which J will make affidavits. Chief Hreaflam is with us and he is ijlad to know tli at th-.i State has a law whoi'e'iy the people of Hattiesburg can lie protected from this dog nuisance. The City has no ordinance which clothes the Police Drpart--ment with the authority to shoot . do^s. L»iv In Plain. • However, the State law is plain on the subject and makes it the duty of all police officials to kill loose dogs when not inclosed or wearing good substantial metal muzzles—not llsfht wire—and it will be my policy to enforce this law to the letter, regardless of frier.d or foe. However, the majority of those whom affidavits have been filed against have been liberal and broad-minded enough to appreciate my position and say that although they were caught, they admire the Health Department that has the courage to do its duty. "One of the principals of a city school informed me this morning that she had not permitted the children to eat their lunches on the school grounds because they did not want them to scatter food to bait dogs to return there, I will take thlsllnatter up with the Mayor and (Continued on page five) Colston, Newsptper Man, Dies n MoMt ¿.'ir Ï-S* , '2 s v^ _ (Bv Associated Pre—) NEW" QR&JBAJtS, Web. ^oleton.'fi*; Mr«tefan for twenty ftv* ye&ra on the TifcMtoPfofiitgm«. AM ¡ near iiofegtft^&Ut^r *------ lai« - 't i * s* ^ir-f^-t-^. s "'it^jfcsM 'tV*.»•"aS.i i^fl ' 'mSjM ;