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VOL. XIX. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1912. No. 47.
mrs. J. P. Walter. with four daught.
rs, Mabel. Marv "l. Emma and Lois,
Utt Priday to be guests of her sister,
g.. E. E. Ditch, of Morgan City, for
Yo wireless station at the Naval
Station was our. of commission for a
few days last week because the wind
blow down tue fifteen wires in the
tower. No serious damage was done.
This was the first time there had been
say trouble at the station.
The following from our district were
appointed by Mayor Behrman on the
committee of 100 to co-operate ol be
half of the cit3 with the national cornm
afdtee for the celebration of the one
iIIIIIIIiiiIIII (ll j Splen111did
uh MInlI Easter Showing of imnnII i1io
W E beg t, aIend.r Garm ents M ust cent les outlay than
tho.e w h,' any other hI ,use in the
have favored us in all
the past, that our A ppeal to all That we are oing
Easter and Spring this very thing in sea
SOnl anld out at season
showing is most unus- son and out of season
al showing is mope, style unu- W om en is proven by the fact
al in scope, style anid that our business has
quality. We go quite a increased four-fold
distance when we say these last twenty-four
that it is vastly superior months. There is an
to any previous exposi- other reason for our
great growth. and that
is the high-class charac
facturing our own mer- ter of service we place
chandise and selling di- at the disposal of every
fset to you on one mar- person entering o u r
gpi of profit, we are store. People who have
to-giveyou a supe- wanted values for less,
riot value at form fif- coupled with service.
teen to thirty-five per have come to us.
Some of Our Great Values
"There's a Reason"
We Make Them Ourselves
Lingerie Dresses 4.98
These dresses are made of all-over embroidery, trimmed with Cluny lace to match; others
-with pretty panels and tucking. A large assortment of styles; sizes 14 to 44. Worth 4.98
ioo. Special this week............ .......... ........ . .... . --............... ..... -
Cream Serge Dresses c 8
In white and hair line serges, some with Dutch collars, high waisted and strictly all wool.
All sizes. Regular value $Io.oo. 6 98
Special this week ....... ... ........ .. ........
Tub Dresses - - - 2.98 Wash Skirts - - -- 98c
W e have just 3oo wash skirts, panel front
1eare made of dainty lawns, linens and and back, high waisted. trimmed with lace
high waisted, elegant fitting and pearl buttons. Skirts worth two dol
Worth $s500 2 98 lars. Special
Waists - 98c
Six styles beautiful models, high and low necks. Embroidered and lace trimmed; also some
taored linens, made to sell for 1.50. 9
i8 this week.... ................-. -...- . . ..-..- .
E ECONOMY COMPANY
Makers of Suits, Dresses and Skirts
1618-1620 DRYADES STREET
des Street Car Takes You Direct to the Door
iundredth anniversary of peace among
the English-speaking people: Rev. W.
S. Slack, Rev. T. J. Larkin and P. S.
Rev. E. P. Gueymard of Three Forks,
Mont., who has been here for the past
few months, returned to his pastorate
On Thursday, April 25. Miss Zelia
Gonzales died. Deceased was born in
Algiers sixty-seven years ago, but has
been living in Covington for the past
ten years. The funeral took place
Friday afternoon at Covington.
Mrs. Wm. Babin will leave shortly to
spend some time at Berwick, La.
The L. M. S. will meet at Mt. Olivet
Sunday School Saturday afternoon at
2 o'elock. After the business nteeting
they will have their annual Easter egg
hunt on the Lower Coast. Miss Sadie
Vezien is at the head of the society.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. Roland
James was brightened by the arrival
of a baby girl on Sunday. March 24th.
Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Salathe have tak
en up their residence at 802 Opelousas
avenue, where they will be pleased to
see their friends.
Mrs. ('has. Spahr of 331 Opelousas
avenue has been ill for the past few
Mr. Gallinghouse, of Engine Co. No.
16, left Monday to spend his vacation
with relatives in Manifest, La.
On Sunday evening at the home of
Capt. and Mrs. Wm. Heuer, the christ
ening of their bouncing baby boy took
place, Rev. W. S. Slack officiating.
The sponsors were Alma .Hintz and
Wn. Yeager. The little one received
the came of William Louis. Singing
and dancing were indulged in, music
being furnished by D)orsey's band. Re
freshments were served in abundance
and a jolly time was had. Baby Wil
liam received many handsome pres
(Continued on Page 8.)
LEASE CAPTAIN MOTT'S
ALHAMBRA GYMNASTIC CLUB
WILL GO INTO TEMPORARY
Plans and Specifications For Their
Own Building Will Be Matter
of Much Detail.
TEMPORARY QUARTERS TO BE
On Tuesday night the board of direc
tors of the Alhambra Gymnastic Club
held an important meeting at whic-h
time some very important business
was transacted. The committee which
had in charge the matter of selecting
temporary quarters made their report
and after considering the different
available pieces of property offered,
decided to lease the Capt. Mott resi
dence, located at the corner of Seguin
and Eliza streets, the club to take
possession of the premises at once.
The com.mittee appointed to look af
ter the purc(hase of furniture also
made a report and were given power
to purchase the necessary furniture
for the club, and it is expected by next
Wednesday to hold the first meeting
of the club in their new home.
The present equipment will consist
of pool a;ld billiard tables, parlors,
reading and writing rooms, baths, etc.
Telephones will be installed and all of
the leading magazines will be kept on
Capt. Charles Mott. who also be
comes a member of the club, has been
more than liberal with the club in
loaning some very important necessi
ties that are already in the building.
The committee on by-laws will also
be ready with their report on Wednes
day night next, when they will be
adopted and placed in full force.
The announcement of the house com
mittee which will have charge of the
house, will also be made.
The membership of the club now
numbers one hundred and twenty
At a recent meeting of the board,
Henry Acker resigned as treasurer and
Julius Bodenger was elected in his
GROUND FOR IMMIGRANT STA
TION TO BE BROKEN WITH
Announcement was made by the
Progressive Union that ground will be
broken for the United States Immigra
tion Station in Algiers on Thursday,
April 11, at noon. Authority for the
announcement came through United
States Commissioner of Immigration
S. E. Redfern to Manager M. B. Treze
vant, after a consultation in Mr. Red
fern's office with the contractor, John
Relss, and Rathbone DuBuys, of the
architect firm of DuBuys, Churchill &
Labouisse. The various exchanges of
the city, the steamship and railroad
companies will be invited to-send rep
resentatives and the Dock Board, Belt
Railroad and Levee Board as well.
Mayor Behrman and Governor Sanders
will be requested to speak for the city
and state interests, and Mr. Porch for
the commeclal interests of New Or
leans. Commissioner of Agriculture
Bruner and Secretary of Immigration
J. F. Denechaud will also be among the
leading state officials to take part in
The New Orleans station, when
opened1 will be the largest and most
complete In the South, the total in
vestment to date being $242,000. Of
this the city and state contributed $5,
000 apiece for the original site, the
Dock Board bluilt the 450-foot wharf at
an expense of $22,000, the United
States Goveramenit put up $210,000,
divided as follows: )120,000 for build.
ings and approaches, $540,M for fur
nishlng, $25,000 for a steel launch and
$15,000 for additionalm land.
The Immigration 8tation at New Or.
leans represents yers of anremitting
labor on the part of the Progressive
Union, and the present site was se
lected only after many and sometimes
bitter controversies. The original ap
propriation secured by the Progressive
Union from Congress was $70,000, but
in 1911 $140,000 additional was asked
lor, and given, and the grade of the
mce here raised from inspector to
comisaloaer, being one of some halt
dosen in United States ports.
The trip to the station will be made
aboard the tugboat Samson, loaned
through the courtesy of President W.
A. Kernaghan, of the Board of Port
Commissioners, and will leave from
the head of Canal street at 12 o'clock
at noon Thursday week, April 11.
The Progressive Union has wired
Secretary of Commerce and Labor Ne
gel, requesting him to delegate some
one from his department to attend the
Harry J. Strong having resigned as
secretary-treasurer of the Orient Co.,
Ad., on February 28th, 1912, Mrs. J.
B. Howcott has been appointed to the
Beard of Dimetors Orient Co., Ltd.,
By Harily A. W. Mow tS, Prest.
New Ortise s, M n t 19t1.
Noa tt Aud-eIm ltallma.
FIVE HUNDRED FEET OF WHARF.
Pi\e hundred feet of wharf on each
side of the ri\er, with a freight and
passenger service plying Ibtween, will
be one of the imlprovenlents soon to lbe
ins!tilled by the New Orleans. Fort
.Jackson & (;ratd Isle Railroad. Otto
M.aier, the vice-president of thte road,
and ('. E..\. ('arr, the general manea
ger, appeared before the Board of Port
('ommissioners last week and made the
formal request for the space necessary
to carry out its plans.
The ferry service has long been in
the prospect with the company, and it
was one of the first things thought of
when the new owners, headed by Chas.
D. Warren, the Canadian banker, took
The plan is to improve the service
5M that better dispatch may be obtain
ed in getting freight and passengers
across the river than is now possible.
and the company does contemplate.
just at present, ferrying cars back and
forth and transferring them from the
tracks in Algiers to the Belt to be
switch(ed to one of the trunk lines. But
this will come in the future, when
business has been built up sufficiently
to require it.
The railroad officials did not ask for
any particular location, and simply ask
ed for 500 feet of wharf space on both
the east and west bank, with the right
to operate a ferry and lighters between
the two wharves. The matter was re
ferred to the attorney and the engi
neer for consideration.
Remaining at Station A, New Or
leans postoffice, for the week ending
April 4, !912:
Men---. B. ('Cummings, E. .. ('ornner,
S. Elllfritt, S. Galiano, Ray Law, Sam
Larkins, Steve Noren, Henry Pickens
(special), Paul St. Ann, G. Smith,
Thomas Schmidt, John F. Warheit.
Women-Miss Davis, Mrs. Sara Hill,
Miss May Kenny (21, Mrs. Betsy Reed,
Mrs. Winm Serpas.
A. F. Leonhardt, Postmaster.
J. W. Daniels, Supt. Sta. A.
Only 3More Days to Take Advantage of This Offer
From now until Easter we will trim ABSOLUTELY
FREE every hat when the shape and materials for
trimming are bought here. This Easter offer has
been made for several years and has proven to be
the most popular plan we have ever announced.
Come early-rders must be filled as received, but
we GUARANTEE DELIVERY of every hat on or
before Easter morning.
Bring the Buy your
children Easter Hat
here Friday , at the
and Satur- wholesale
day and let \ý, house and
us sell them save the
their head a retailers'
One of our Extra Specials for
Friday and Saturday
THIS beautiful close fitting Poke Bonnet Shape made
of best quality tuscan braid trim
med with mesaline silk and small
buds, assorted colors, special - - - 0
Grossman-Weinfeld Millinery Co.
RETAIL DEPT. WHOLESALE DEPT.
206-208 Magazine St. 210-212 Magazine St.
D. H. HOLMES COMPANY, Ltd.
1842 1 1912
Our Showing ol
Is At Its Loveliest Now
NEW IMPORTATIONS of t lo. .harn tri.tine n: ,i,~ ha\e arrig\ d
fromi Paris during tile se.k. Th , r4p' sen l' i, :. - On 0t
the famous Parisiatn i linie; ":
Then there is intdilidual:y andl di.tin tit :." t a-. 1 .P " a ..
quisive quality i:t the IIlts, whlA h It . aidapt ftomt I-; e It vi
We would like to have you come in and see them.
EVERY WOMAN puts forth special efforts to appear at her best.
It is the time when mediocrity in dress is not to be considered for a
moment. Her costume. hat. gloves ANI) SHOES must be absolutely
beyond reproach. If she wears Patrician, they add tenfold to the
effects of a stylish costume.
THIS SEASON'S STYLES ARE MORE CHARMING AND GRACEFUL
THAN EVER BEFORE.
Prices $3.50 and $4.00
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