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Eatered at the Po:toire at New ()rleans as
Ser td-d':ass Maill Matter.
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bR. . V. KILA- ..". ,litor anl l'roprtet.r
Adll-e al cornmn lIn'ati,,rnt to
;r. V. K. Kraft, No. 500 V'rret Stret,.
New Orleans. L.a. Phouune, Algiers 3o.
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NI1V ORil E.ANS. L.1, .11 IY 27, 1'll.
TILE I{I:RALD may be fi,und at the fol
lowing . a,,e
TILE IIIILAI,> Algiere Ofi e), 500 Ver
ret Street
TILE IIEIRAI.I (i'lty Ofice), 823 I'erdido
S'IlltO:I',DEIt'S BIOK STORE, Opllousas
4;E0). E. BAYES. Slidell Avenue.
Sa:.acr hera falling to get I'I IF IE
A1,1L regularly. will tpeae notify the bual
mnes Manager. N,. .00 Verret Street
I'lease snta, conuuunD !atiuns fur publina
tlons an early as pos.!,le, and not later
tham Tuesday night.
All co Imunitati~n, such as letters frotm
the people and nr wa not' uof balls, lawn
parltis, dances and per.sal memntl ,n willI
Ibe  te,t Ia TIlE lI IIE A.I.I) free of
charge. No -t'nrtrlnll a' hIn will bt re
celved unles salgned by the gender. We
do not lu,llli your ca:ute In connectln I
with the c,)omnn:ir at.,r unrt. s Vo o slate,
but we moat Inaist 01'   havilng your Iamel
as a guarantee of guIl fa!th.
New Orleans exempts factories from
Taxation until 1910. Algiers, the Fifth I
District of New Orleans, has several
desirable sites for factories. Capital.
Ists will find it to their advantage to
The Southern Pacific Benevolent r
Association celebrated its twentieth it
anniversary in fitting style Sunday af- n
ternoon with a parade through the
principal streets of Algiers, followed
by a banquet at the Pythian Hall. The
organization turned out with about 125 it
members in line, leaving the Pythian e
Hall at 4 o'clock and marching out c
Pelican avenue to Seguin street, to t
Morgan street, into Patterson street,
to Verret street, to Pelican avenue, to
Elmira avenue, to Newton street, to n
Teche street, to Opelousas avenue, up- b
per side, to Atlantic avenue, back to tl
Opelousas avenue, lower aide to Se- V
guin street, to Pelican avenue, to El
mira avenue, to Alix street, to Ber
muda street, to the hall.
The banquet was an elaborate one.
Music was discoursed by the Reliance
Band, and a number of guests made
short talks. Those who spoke were m
Judge Peter Clement, John Schroder, ed
president of the Workingmen's Union Cc
and Benevolent Association; Carl th
Brodtman, president of the Young ci1
Men's Social and Benevolent Associa- inL
tion; George W. Foster, A. C. Duplan CO
and W. N. Burmaster, the president of to
the organisation. th.
The Southern Pacific Benevolent As- tih
sociatlon was organized by the em- si
ployee of the Southern Pacific Com- h
pany who worked on the steamship
wharf, and for a long time was limited of
in its membership to employes of that pr:
,company. The men who were Instru- of
mental in founding the organization,
including Charles Swart, Leonard Frl- tat
dolln, Henry Frazer, John McCormack,
Patty Walters and William Jure,
wanted to afford aid to workingmen iC
who became sick or were injured and ri
had no other support for their fami
lies. The organlzation, after going
through many vicissitudes, has pmr- nr
pered inally, this prosperity dating li
_rm the time that the section of the lis
by-laws astipulating only employes of ag
the Southern Pacific Company could e
become members was removed and lin
the public was invited to join. It now Ed
has a membership of nearly 200 and a e
large balance in the bank for relief do,
purposes. ant
The officers are: W. N. Burmaster, ma
president; J. M. McCormack, vice-pres- Tr
Ident; A. C. Duplan, recording secre
tary; H. F. Frazer, financial secretary; old
J. D. McCormark, treasurer; S.
Orimes, sergeant-at-arms: A. C. Pra
dos, grand marshal, and George W.
Poster, W. B. Owens, J. Mendez, P. Fo
Castaing, J. Wickmann. Harry Thom-.
son and J. Beninate, aides.
------ tern
On next Sunday, at the Suburban so
Park, the German Benevolent Assocla. the
tion will give its annual picnic, and
the event gives promise of surpassing be
anything yet attempted by this popu
lar organization. Such an assertion is m
a pretty broad one, as everyone knows pra
who has attended any event under the T
auspices of the members of this the
staunch body, yet the committee in den
charge does not hesitate in making it. o'i
Braun's Naval Brigade Band will pro- ton,
vide the music, and besides a delight- *
hal concert there will be dancing. mov
lug pictures and other attractions. The Mot
following committee is in charge: Ru- cage
dolph Herplch, chairman; Julius Ham
bacher, ex-ofmlcio; Henry Diehlman,
Frank Moore, J. 8prada, Peter Rupp,
George Walter, T. Bureth, P. Benzting
er, R. Wachter, H. Fuchs, D. PFrollch- J.
er, F. Weber, J. Teuterberg, W. Wal- in t
ter, George G. Brunsann, E. Spieler.
Prsos desirus of renting the 8un- he b
it Pleansure Club during my ahbsence dowl
m-m the cy from August 1st to 15th, he
will ploea all upoa August C. Brill, men
646 Vewet stmet. O. Herbert, Jr, servi
-l feug 8-I See. sad Tres. aged
When the voters of Algiers and surrounding suburban towns, including
as the voters of Jefferson parish go to the polls a few short months hence to cast
their ballots for a Democratic nominee for Governor and for two Democratic
- tnomin:ees for United States Senators it will be well for them to know who art
10rtheir friends. It will be well for these voters to stop and consider whicll
ct alidati e w ill in his respective oflice, if elected, work the hardest for the
pre,1'rlation of the Naval Station and in aid of the Immigrat.ion Station. to
t. st e thai' at sonic futlure date that, too. is not retmiiiovtd by sonic designilg See
ret arty of ('(Iitiitere't and Labor.
t It is well .enouhli to prate that we are Iellocrats for we of this sec.tion
- are tall-t i ihut wi .ut 1 xeption good and true I kinms rats, lbuit whetn ait lDemo
liied up aat ;:st each(' oiher; w\het we find liitnsdell anid Foster opposinlg each;
to her, and liroussard, l'ujo alt Satndertlts in a thrieei -iornrllerd light. aldi to
as elimtita'' IHall, wlho r.all cainnot be classed as a liegular, and we find .tiswell
and Michel running in the sae race, tihen t ist ie l that s ihould stop andi
' tuiid4r f(tI' whomit, shoul d l we 'iast our iallot. Theret' is nio i:, h it the whole
u; , I ill \ hich the people of .\lgitrs are tmor' vitally interested thani int the
supporlt to bhe accorded the Na:itl Statiun byl the new Seniators and tihe new
'i l \ertll or, for hei will hate ita tusiel'raile intltiuenice wit'h the ('otllttrissio Ial
-Ipt eentatti\es. I tiotbtedlt the agtrii utiltulrists of the State are tiiuclth con
cr ti-el d l\t"" thet \iews of thne tliotls (alldidaltes oi1 the sugar . Iqlestiol, or tihe
i llllht'"er or rii t' questions, ilt: we of .\lgigrs arte miore deeply contcetrned c\tl"r
ile,' quellst'lii of 'he aid that \ill lie accorded to the Natal Stationi.
lttii'riy, as a rule. is \try sho! r t anIl there altre iiant of u Iwho are at the
t pritist"it Iuii)illi 'lit in di!illt t as to just \\ hat assistal;l ('ontigrt ssti. en  'uj . llrolls
I sard andlt ;andnell aol i l Senator Foster Ihatle gi\ten ti tlhose enlgagel ill retain
it:g the Algiers inatal base. iandl 0 would aippre, late atill etlighlltenlt nt. It Is
t:ly just and fair that the pIs-ole of this section should tmake thii a camplaign
is-suie. for the fantier who is engaged in raising cane will conisider carefully
just what assistance lie tma y explect from the laitn lie uasts his ballot for, be
fore lie casts that ballot. It is not seltish or narrow for us to inquire into this
mlatter, it is lour dtue. \\'e are to send two representatives to W\ashingtonl to
represent it us and we should knlow ill advance ill what manntiter they will execute
oiur trust.
I'ndoubtedly all of the candidates will do a certain amount of work to
retain the Naval Station, for the whole Jtate and the Mississippi Valley is
interested in its retention, but it will not be amiss for these candidates to
make a pledge now, so that we may judge in after years as to whether our
public servants have carried out our desires. Let each candidate state in un
mistakable terms just what he proposes to do it elected, not in that vague and
indefinite manner in which the oracles of ancient Greece used to prophecy
events, declaring that it would be good weather if it didn't rain. Let each
candidate specify if he can, in which direction his efforts will be directed, and
then it will be time for the voters of Algiers and that section of Jefferson
parish lying adjacent thereto to revolve in their own minds which man's
methods they believe will be the most effective for good results and cast their
ballots accordingly. The Herald is advocating the cause of no candidate in
this particular instance and is absolutely unbiased in asking the candidates
What will you do?
G. H. K.
le At the early service last Sunday
e morning, Rev. Sidney Lee Vail assist
red in the celebration of the Holy
Communion. In honor of this event
.1 the service was made musical, the
g choir assisting. It was very gratify
- ing, indeed, to have so many of the
congregation in attendance. In order
to :nake the occasion more memorable
the festal hangings were used and
the altar adorned with fresh flowers,
sign!ficant of the joy that is in our
hearts that one of our own young men
has been ordained to the sacred order
of the ministry. Let us trust and
t pray that this is but the first iruits
of that number of young men, who
feeling the call to service in the min
istry shall come forth from this paris!.
Last Sunday Dorothy, infant daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Freder
ick Umbach, was baptized, the spon
sors being Mrs. Josephine Mary Far
rington and Mr. Archibald Murray.
Through oversight, the follov-ing
names have not been recorded as con
tributing to the Birthday Guild, the
list having been handed In some days
agc but misplaced: Mrs. C. Thayer, C
Nelson, L. J. Burton and L. G. Daude
lin; Misses Lillie E. Hartnett, Blanche
Edwards, Thelma Sinclair, tUhler Sad
ler, Calanthe Sutherland, Verna Anmue
do, Emma Matchett, Bessie B. Tabony
and Rhoda E. Murphy; :Messrs. John
Porzler, Horace Nelson, David , ied
mann. George A. Sanborne and George
Irvine: Masters Arthur H. Keller, Roy
S. Keenan, Thomas U. Buchhol., Har
old A. Seymour, James W. Gahn, John
I). Sinclair, Royal Amuedo, Felix Far
rington, John Halifax Norris and Ray
mond Spitzfaden.
Fr;ends of Mrs. Ira W. Sylves-ic. of
Alexandria will be glad to know that
she is improving nicely at thE Presby
terian hospital after a serious opera
Rev. S. L. Vail will visit the mis it
sions on the Lower Coast in place of h,
the rector, who usually goes there for tl
the fifth Sunday. The services will
be as usual next Sunday: Holy Com- tl
munion. 7:30 a. m.: Sunday school and w
morning prayer, 9:15 a. m.: evening
prayer and sermon, 7:30 p. m.
The F. O. C.'s will meet to-night at v;
the residence oft Mr. Milton Spitzfa. st
den, 422 Opelousas avenue, at 7:30 A
o'clock. Lesson subject: St. Ohryson- tk
ton, the Greek preacher; leader, Rev. tl
S. L. Vail.
Miss Ophelia Koppel returned home Nb
Monday night from her visit to Ch:. to
cago. it
Joseph Bowers, who is well known
in the vicinity of Empire, La., or Doul
lut's Canal, has opened up an oyster
shop at 403 Opelousas avenue, near o'
Teche, next to Sam Oswald's plumbing U
shop. 'Mr. Bowers also has a good
many friends here in Algiers whom
he has oftenfavored during their tripes r
down to Bay Adam, and, no doubt, be
he will be well patronized and recom. i
mended by these friends. He is a de
serving fellow and should be enou
aged In his enterpmris
Alleges Power Plant Machinery Can
not Be Removed Legally.
Determined to block the intentions
of Secretary Meyer to close the Navy
Yard, the subcommittee of the general
a committee to enlist the entire Missis
I sippi Valley in the fight for the reten
tion of the naval station here by tele
graph yesterday sought the advice of
Senator Thornton and Congressman
Estopinal whether to enjoin Secretary
Meyer and subordinate officials from
dismantling the station.
It is understood here that the power
plant of the navy yard will be closed
at the end of the month and that the
machinery, which is now being white
leaded, will be shipped away soon af
terward. The committee says the ma
chinery was provided under specific
appropriation like the dock and can
not be used for any purpose at any
place other than specified in the re
quest for the appropriation. It is on
this that the committee may seek to
invoke the aid of the Federal courts to
prevent the removal of the station.
A copy of the telegram to Senator
Thornton and to Congressman Estop
inal follows: "Understood here that
power plant will be closed at end of
month, and that machinery now being
white-leaded will be .shipped away
soon. Machinery was provided under
specific appropriation like dock. Can
you get confirmation and would you
advise enjoining removal as violation
of law?"
Fears For Power Plant May Be t
Mayor Behrman yesterday received
a telegram from Congressman Estop
inal advising that no definite action
had been taken by the Secretary of
the Navy towards shutting down the
power plant of the naval station, and
the chances are that the power plant
will not be closed. A few days ago
Mayor Behrman learned that in con
nect ion with the reductiot, of the na- a
-al station, instructions had been Is- li
sued to shut down the power plant. c
As this would mean the shutting off of g
the lights, heat and other necessities,
the mayor wired to Congressman Es- a
topinal asking if such instructions had ti
been given or were contemplated, and
to endeavor to have them stopped, as o
it would mean almost the entire ceas- o
ing of operations at the station. The v
mayor felt reassured upon receiving
the reply of Congressman Estopinal.
On Thursday, August 17th, at eight tl
o'clock, in Contessa Hall, Endeavor m
Lodge 267, assisted by Enterprise "
Lodge 162, L. S. B. of L. P. and E.,
will give a joint euchre. Dancing and to
refreshments will be additional feat- bi
ures. The following &ommittee will '
be in charge of the affair: P. Charlie ni
ville, chairman; A. J. Durand, J. A. in
Ronne, R. J Nuger, C. P. Adams; Miss
A. Hlaen, cbairlady; Miss L. Sims, di
Mrs H. Garmey, Mrs. C. F. Adams, th
Krs.. HG. fcklas
Iding Contessa Hall in Algiers was the
cast scene on Saturday night of a large
ratic gathering of railroad menII from Al
giers, Mcl)onoghville iand New O:
Sare leans, thle occasion being thel visit of
hi(h (rand \"i-e-President Phillips and (Gen
the eral Chairman I'red larr of the At
n to lantic S%\stemn, both promlinent mein
Se I hers of the Nati(allil Il)dy of Locomtoii)
tive Firemen and Eniginemen. It was
at joLint e41 lilg of Lodiges 1 , "l;7 and
'.tic0n ;:: of that large and prolispe lous or
eno- ganiization. Acteor ulth hlusitiess had
tlars bleen tI'ratisalittd the mieeting aidjourni
Ieal ed aild tihe elt eiljoyled a simoker at
SIwhich there was dai'ci ig and reftreshll
d tou ie t s.
vell State '-Siator ItRobert O'(Connoir of
and \Ali.,r.rs delivered an addre-ss on the
hole Raiailroad .Man and Ills (Ocupatioa .
Sthe Mr. O('Connor said inl part:
new t A groi d railroad titan ltposssses fi '1rst.
Ia t clura e of tilt- highest order, dlll ring
c tt- greait d a+Le', -otetini .-s with aill of
its horrors hpercept le. Again. hi
lit meets it w ithotlt the least fore knowl
ter ei. - or tpreparationll.
The ciuracte of he true railroader
the is grater thani that of the mariner
ous i ho fal s daii.ers about which he has
kin- tknoledge and of the soldier, a% hI is
I al iis lhuloed up bliy thlie hlpl(e that
he+ il titia escape.
"'Patience, stretigth and thei stamiia
illto endre long atid contiiued fat iglue,
be- xposire and aniiio'anc,,. are essentialt
this reluremellts. Yet, hen off duty,
Sto how you enjoy tales about being side
ute racked in the woods. in swarms of
famished insects, in darkness and in
o "You imust be quick of thought, to
IS ever meet emergencies that arise un
to expectedly and for which previous pre
our paration is impossible.
n- "This quality, characteristic of your
and ocupation, is possessed by few per
sons in other callings.
ec "The doctor can complain about his
ach patient's system and bury his mis
and takes; the lawyer can blame the Su
son preme Court or criticize the Legisla
in's lure-all can cover up their deficien
iei cies to some extent-but your errors t
are glaring apparent. You do not I
In have two chances.
s "Fidelity to your calling is another
characteristic of the true railroader.
No turning over In bed, though the
S'caller' raps at 2 a. m. and the ther
mometer is 45 below zero.
"No answer to 'let George do it' will
suffice. Your train is made up and
through a mile or more of gloom and
an. slush must you tramp, bemoaning your
luck, perhaps, at the moment, but
greatly pleased, nevertheless, that
nyour duties offer opportunity to dis
play your manhood.
ral "And, probably least pleasant in
i your life, is the fact that you are not
le- age and fidelity.
of "True, your material rewards are
an not great: for your service, requiring
try such extraordinary qualities, grateful
)m (?) corporations pay you exactly as
much as you can compel them to do I1
er and no more: your superiors are in- a
ed terested in achieving a success that is Ii
he measured by dividends and increases r
te- in their own salaries.
af- 'The practical railroad man seldom
a- rises to the presidency or even the
fic managerial force, the administration
an coming from the financial and not the
Iy technical departments.
- "In the present day the advance
R ment to the highest positions go to the
to lawyer and the banker-the said grate
to ful ccrporations viewing with greater it
satisfaction the work of the lobbyist le
or and shaver of pennies-rather than to r
p- the faithful servant, to whom is really
at due their success. bi
of "Thus do your complaints fall, un
i heeded, on the ears of those who were
f never compelled to endure your hard
er ships. 'Hie jests at scars-who never a
n felt a wound.'
u "So you must find your greatest re- et
compense is in the feeling that swells st
the breast of every true man, the sat- 1
isfaction that comes from duty well- t
performed and the nature of your du- o1
ties justifies your pride.
"But this is not all and the occasion
must not pass without a word from in
d the layman's side. hi
"The public does appreciate your
services, and we, who are not of you, de
e though we are not outspoken in our te
d praise, do value the service you ren
it tb
o "The very feelaing of security that
we enjoy when traveling, the serene "j
Sand perfect confidence with which we
, intrust Our lives and property in your ac
t care, is more eloquent than any lan
,g guage can be.
m, "Though these are your real re-c
n- wards, the subject of your material re
Sturns must be given consideration. 'e
"Most potent of all factors in t he
Sobtention from railroad corporations
Sof recognition of the value your ser
a vices is that of organization. t
"With the great combinations of cap- gk
ital that mark the present period- A
with the wonderful influence that fon
wealth exerts-there are opportunities I
for oppression greater now than in
the Middle Ages, and the mechanic
and laborer can only resist by organi
zation. ,
"The growth of labor unions is cot,
temporanequs almost with the up
building of the railroad Industry itself
and to them is entirely due the recog.
nltion accorded to your honorable call. It?
"This is a subject that can .not be *
disacussed properly In an address of
thia kind, but Ia passing, we must pay thu
trlbute to it partlealarly bgsus e of the lb
ING valuable principles inculcated in its
"The first is in its teac hings of ith
the power of united and concentrated ac
arge tion. The mighty cable that holds
Al. i safely at ianchor the giganltic "I -t io4
Ori- I clpnlosedl of sinlle thre;ads that Iilu:t
it of hte blown away b a i hild-' breatih.
tic n- Stalld together' Thotghl your " an
.[- radts often disiphlase" y%' i. 1)t. )( ll io4
S"IIo u'llhlltsi;ltist i ' iLtSlt Hou11r rganL :
ant iation and t'\er trhltini it ltll'lrtakes-.
0r- ReslI- 't o'1 lll" le,adllers nd olitj erl
ha ld and call  11t becausil e at1 titell their
ur , actltion c 1auwes dis:at ift i'ltilln.
"'h 'ealtli , on ha le al (1nplishel Muciii h.
.1 l pr'i\iv'il es and lea s of proof '
' of tion have been wrested front lowerfu;
the cor orations, f1ien fr' ( rfl'll tant l0'o 4
silt 'ures., b.au, s t f out' o l 1 .is
i"st H I alrefull of 'our citizeusisiip.
of rait chtse' . iStroll (lil', if mlllo-1, wel;
ll l orI ized, d fortified bI y 't e 1hallot, ca111
w .obtain reslt llts dl ell i'll ('i ll ito iatEll
1co 1 nl -at cn ,rin of ca(i all.
derv "l..t the fra:ernity whic.h wc\ 0on1
11 l" tlltild, rl't l ill out' Of ou ri n]" fl ilin1
htas printipl,|lts. It broadl enl s the ]h :lrt :and
> is t'tllarelt 1 tl ll' s mpathi y for the N%1 1le
ha race and ! ilake- l)ill truly fOeF l et' lalof
the great br' ther11od of tnl' (i lll l.
inl ' 'hate, 1l0 - not love for one,
dl ll But m iiltl ia thy b'rother call,
tial .\nd sarte like the irseling . wun,
Thy charities tn all.'
of r. O()t'ollo r's remarks twere n
in thusiatically applaulded, and at their
·oncllusion Vice-I'resident Phillips
to thanked him for his efforts in behalf
of railroad men.
Short addresses by Mr. Phillips and I
others followed and it was in the "wee
Mr sma' hours" that the band played
"H'ome, Sweet Home."
ila- To-morrow night, at the saloon for
en- merly conducted by Wm. Schabel, now
>rs under the proprietorship of Albert Di
lot ket, there will be a big spaghetti sup- d
per. Mr. Diket is one of our well
ter known young men and no doubt his
er. ;,st of friends will take advantage of
he his hospitality.
er- _
nd Hanged and Buried and Lived.
It is not given to many men to be tl
nd hanged and buried and yet be able to Il
ur tell the tale. but such was the experl- C
ut ence of one .John Barteuda!e who was o0
at executed at York in 1634 for felony. It
is. After his bodly had hung for nearly
an hour it was burled. A gentleman
passing by the grave, which had not al
ibeen filled up. thought be saw the 0
Ot earth move, and with the help of his fo
tr- servant he disinterred the convict, who ,
was still alive. It was the custom in
re those days to bury suicides and exe
cuted criminals without any coffin.
The man was carefully treated and y(
entirely recovered. He became hos- tl
as tier at the coaching house in York and
lo lived a most exemplary life. When at
n- asked what he could tell in relation to
is hanging. as having experienced It. be
i replied. "When 1, was turned off
flashes of fire seemed to dart from my
eyes, from which I fell Into a state of
m darkness and insensibility."
n Plon-Plon and Bernhardt.
e Prince Napoleon. commonly known
as Plon-Plon, often used to come to
SGeorge Sand's rehearsals. He was ex- e.
tremely fond of her. The first time in
I ever saw that man I turned pale and at
e- felt as though my heart stopped beat- to
r Inag. lie looked so much like Napo- th
t leon I. that 1 disliked him for It. By os
o resembling him it seemed to me that sp
y he made him seem less far away and ar
brought him nearer to every one. be
Imine. Sand introduc·ed him to me in br
spite of my wishes. lIe looked at me of
In an kupertinent way. He displeased ca
me. I sarcely replied to his compli- th
r ments and went closer to George Sand. be
"Why, she is in love with you!" he ap
exclaimed. Irughing. George Sand ga
Sstroked my cheek gently. "She is my
little madonna." she answered; "do not
1- torment her."-Sarah Iternhardt's SMem
oirs. lI
Convincing Argument. w
a A certain colonel's gardener was go- th.
a ing through the woods belonging to on
his employer when he saw a man
gathering nuts. no
S As the colonel had given strict or- on
1,ders that this was not to be permit- p
r ted, the gardener accosted the man. Fe
. "You'll have to clear out of this," he
said. "I've had orders to keep all
these nuts for the colonel this year."
"That's all right." replied the man.
"I'm getting 'im for the colonel."
A week later the gardener came yo1
racross the man again. el
"Look here," he said angrily. "You rel
weren't getting those nuts for the
colonel at all." ply
"I tell you I was." was the emphat- Io
Ic reply. "Do you think I was getting I
'em for the shells?"-London Ideas.
The Plumb Line In Porto Rico.
There are places where the direction Y
of a plumb line is not vertical. Irregu- Iw
larities of density in the crust of the pot
globe may produce this phenomenon. cul
A remarkable Instance in point was
found in the Island of Porto Rico. 511
where the deviation from the vertical but
is so great that in mapping the Island
the northern and southern coast lines,
as shown In the older maps. had each
to be moved Inward half a mile.- by
Scdentlfe American. ten
Worse Off. q
"You know that I told you how I
dropped our rubber plant and wrecked
it?" '
"Yesl." t
"'Tm sorry I did it." -
"Why?' m
"My wife has Just bought a new one
that's twlee as heavy." -2·
Plain Dealer. t
Want Column
P'roperty lo'h at-., :1: 41 i) ' .t ',ib
i. i'st-re for . eIo. .\i !\ \".i'hli. Itp
EIGHT-ItOOM resilh-.ne. on Vlerret
street, «i:h aill mtoler:l in;;Iro nelents,
at a hlarg:tn. Owner o .iun out of city.
W\est Side Iealty ('o. :,uo \Vrret St.
I.lt r to ' ,, x. ,t'. (ti l i ' .',;,,,I t
4I I'4 ( It Ii /II I ! 1 -:.. 0: 1"4 u -I"'.( , ? ]. ) :1
: I2 I it-Iii'u,:;i ,. lull t:. . K
I il e\ lolii in 'in1 r )ar %of oiNtra l Stel
; o,)i Appl y t o r i 1 : I n'.t. l'. , tl
S Teal lta,,ur :
II'h(,nrl . i( '. ::, "-(;re!lna, La.
Fl'I\t, hs ' in the r.ar (of Naval Sta
t ln . -\Pliy Mrs. P. Ii. Rtoynohls.
! 1.n "'halai a 'stroot. ant; :1
Piusson-- O() Sunday, . lii 2:, 1911,
at 9::3i o'clock a. Ill., Miss Irma Pius
son, daughter of the late Dr. Piusson,
aged 73 years. a native of New Or
leans. La. The funeral took place
Monday, July 24, at 10 o'clock a. m.,
from her late residence. Lower Coast,
Algiers. Interment in St. Louis No. 1
Last Sunday, Pastor A. Schliesser
delivered his introductory sermon at
Trinity Lutheran church. His text
was: 1 Cor. 2, 2-5. Subject: "I Know
Nothing Among You Save Christ and
Him Crucified." That your faith
stand (1) not In man's wisdom, but
(2) In the power of God. In the
course of his sermon he showed how
faith may stand on man's wisdom and
that such a faith will never save one.
In the second part he shows who
Christ the Crusified is, and the result
of believing in Him places one's faith
in the power of God.
Next Sunday English service begins
at 8 a. m.: Sunday school at 9:15;
German service at 10:30 a. m. Text
for Sunday's service is the Gospel les
son for the seventh Sunday after Trin
ity. It's in Mark 8, 1-9. Subject:
Seek first that which is necessary for
your eternal life, then the things for
this life will surely come.
Congregational meeting next week
at the usual time.
Hardships of Begging.
Lady-Begging must be bard.
Tramp--It Is, lady. This i the sixth I
time I have bad to eat soup today.
Legs T hat near.
One of the straungest and most au- 11
expected of the uses to which we cout Li
imagine a leg as being put is that of L
an organ of hearing. Yet such seems E
to be oie at least of the functions of
the fore legs in the cricket. On the (
outer side of thle tibia a small oval
space may be seen, in which the strong
armature which covers the rest of the 4
body Is reduced to a thin and mem
branous condition, making thus a sort
of window or drumbhea4. Communi- In
cating with this, inside the leg, are 8:
the ends of a nerve. and it can hardly
be doubted, therefore, that he whole
apparatus constitutes an auditory or
gan. m.
A Curious Boat. m.
According to a Chinese legend, there
lived In Canton 200 years before Christ
an artist named Lim Kao Poung, who :
won an immortal reputation owing to m
the fact that he was able to fashion i:
out of a bean pod a boat, complete P
with rudder, sails. mast and all other m
necessary appurtenances. Moreover,
on the exterior of the boat were en m.
graved various maxlms by Confuciuas. P
Por this masterpiece. It i said, the .
Emperor Tel Fou paid him 1,000 taels.
A Manager.
"And what right have you to call
yourself a manager?" asked the eml
Dent and Irate actress after a stormy a
"I suppose," was the deferential re- 4
ply. "it is because I have managed so
long to escape with my lfe."-Wash.
Ington tar.
"How shall I prove the sincerity of
my devotion." asked the young man 7:
who had been so long coming to the
point that doubt had begun to ac
emulate against him.
"Call the parson in as a witness,"
mggested the young lady, who meant ,
A Little Way Off. PA
Tommy-What does the paper mean
3y calling Mr. Bugghans an eight by
nn business man? T.'s Father-I pre.
Ame it means be is not exactly
Fort and Fortress
Wife-Is there any difference be
ween a fort and a fortress? Husband
-Not much, except that a fortress
aust be harder to silence.
The esslest way to outwit a liar i t
1 the truth
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6:35 a.m. Lv. New Orleans..Ar. I
9:40 a.m. At. Baton Rouge..Ar. 4
, 11:30 .m. Ar. Angola .....I. a
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