Devoted to the Upbullding of the West Sdo of the River. "A very IIve and creditable weekly newspaper"-MAN UFACTURERS' RECORD.
VOL. XX. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1913. No. 42.
`i PERSONALS .
I AND OTHERWISE
who has been ill for some time, is
able to be out again.
M rs Hugh Collette has returned af
tir spending a month in Bults, La.
M1rs. Olivier of Opelousas avenue
Las been confined to her bed for the
;, 'st vw .ek.
Mrs. Edw. Cross and little daughter
were guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. B.
Cros~ of, Chalmette for the week-end.
Misses Mayme and Alice Nelson vis
ited friends in Algiers last week.
Mrs. Numa Bergeron and sister,
Miss Aycock, visited relatives here
Mrs. Susslin has returned after a
wee-k's stay at Gulfport, Miss.
Mrs. Evelyn Gisch Schaffer assisted
i, the entertainment given for the
benefit of the Methodist Church in
Miss Mollie Kinkaid spent Saturday
and Sunday in Baton Rouge, La.
Miss Beulah Borne returned Sunday
from Pointe-a-la-Hache, La.
Mrs. Clara Daniels of San Antonio,
Tex.. is spending some time with her
sister. Mrs. F. J. Borne.
Mrs. Jas. West presented her hus
band with a baby girl on Sunday last.
The little one weighs eleven and one
Jos. Koenig has returned after a
visit to Alexandria and to Bunkie.
Miss Leona Koenig is recovering
after an operation on her throat.
F. McLean of Amite City has accept
ed a position in McComb City where
he and his family will reside in the
Felix J. Borne left Saturday for
Mrs. Geo. Lutz gf Chickasha, Okla.,
who has been visiting her brother,
Tom Butler, of Vallette street, will
leave about the first of the month for
Ed. Hymel is in our town for a few
days in the interest of the National
Biscuit Company. Mr. Hymel is the
representative of this company in the
territory near Baton Rouge, La.
J. J. WALLA@I,
bs-m. bb, hantr tae, speabu
im Shsk bir.
Special attention to the repairlng of
Felt and Box Spri Mattresses. Moss
and Be prlng Mattresses mde to
Ion't worry about Moss. When you
want your 'Mattress repaired just aell
AT 731 STRfS T. Ium, us it?
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Corner Newtn and Tech Ste.
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large dining room.
Why Not Patronize the Home Bakers
and be Satisfied
2 Large Loaves of
BREAD FOR C
Breed hot from the oven four times a day,
from the beet flour made.
THE MOST SAITARY BAKERY I ALGIERS
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924 Teche Street.
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Who enjoy the good things of life,
are invited to call at our stores
and request a copy of our cata
WINES, CIGARS, LIQUEURS,
We carry a complete assortment
of High-Grade Goods, and have a
well-organized department for the
prompt and careful shipping of out
of-town orders. Visit either of our
stores, you will find prompt and
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FANCY FAMILY GROCERS, AND DIS
TRIBUTORB OF HIGH-GRADM
WINES AND LIQUORS.
MAIN HOUSB--Royal and Ibervllle ts.,
one block below Canal Street.
Division No. 9, A. O. H., have sched
uled a moving picture performance
for Thursday. February 27th. This is
given for the benefit of the relief
fund, and the tickets are being sold at
ten cents each.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. West of 522 El
mira avenue are receiving congratula
tions o nthe arrival of a girl at their
Mrs. S. L. Gougenheim and children
of Morgan City, are the guests of Mr.
and Mrs. C. O. Roome of our city.
G. Douglas Roome has returned from
Port Arthur, Tex.
Wm. S. Thompson of Lewisburg, St.
Tammany parish, visited his sister,
Mrs. W. H. Seymour, at her residence
in Vallette street, remaining several
days during last week, and returned
home on Saturday.
F. D. Kinkaid and daughter Marie
Belle left for St. Louis after spending
some time with Mrs. J. A. Kinkald.
Miss P. Walker of Acy, La., left last
week for her home after spending a
while with Mrs. T. J. Dexter.
Miss Leah Vanderlinden has re
turned from an extended trip through
the West. On her return, she was
accompanied by her sister, Mrs. W. J.
Mermilliod and baby, of Tucson, Ariz.,
who will spend some time here with
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Vanderlinden.
Mrs. J. P. Gallagher and little son
Roland have been guests of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Bertucci of Ocean Springs for
the past week.
Mrs. Treadaway and little daughter
Anna were week-end visitors to Happy
Jack last week.
Judge R. E. Hingle of Pointe-a-la
Hache is the guest of F. J. Borne.
Mr. and Mrs. Collins of Lafayette
were guests of Mrs. C. Pitre.
FRANCOIS A. DANIELS,
Honored Algiers Octogenarian, Called
to His Reward.
Francois A. Daniels, one of the old
est residents of Algiers, died Saturday
night at the family residence, 241 Oli
vier street. lie was born in Paris,
France. 81 years 11 months ago, but
had resided here for seventy years.
Mr. Daniels had been ailing for the
past five weeks, but it was not thought
seriously, consequently his death was
a great shock to the community.
Mr. Daniels is survived by three
sons, Frank A. Daniels, who has been
a prominent figure in steamship and
business circles for many years; A. S.
Daniels, an established iron worker
and blacksmith in Algiers, and Joseph
Daniels, who is superintendent of the
Alg'ers branch postoffie. Mrs. Daniels:
who was Miss Mary Leddy, also
mourns his loss.
Mr. Daniels has been identified with
all the movements for the advance of
Algiers, and he was never found want
ing. His career has been a long and
honorable one, and his death will be
regretted by his large circle of friends.
The funeral was held at 3 o'clock
Sunday afternoon. Services were con
ducted by Rev. J. M. Venry and Rev.
R. M. Brown of the Methodist church,
of which he had been a constant fol
lower for many years. The interment
wag in Greenwood cemetery.
The remains were followed by proba
bly the largest concourse of friends
ever seen in Algiers and the many
beautiful floral designs gave mute evi
dence of the love and esteem in which
the honored and saintly patriarch was
The pallbearers were Hon. E. T. I
Leche,. Hon. Frank Henning, Victor J. 1
Boto, Andreas P. Abaseal, Albion
Daniels and Edward H. Daniels. r
In the passing away of Mr. Daniels I
the citisens of Algiers feel that they I
have suffered a distinct loss and the I
church, of which he was a charter I
member, will find it difficult to fill his I
A few years ago Mr. Daniels, with
his estimable wife, celebrated their l
golden wedding, and friends from far
and near came to the home in Algiers
to do honor to the man who had come c
to them in their hours of distress and
who had prayed for them in the quiet
of their homes. The Influence of his
pious life will live in the hearts of all
with whom he came in contact; "being C
dead he yet speaketh," and his good 3
works will follow him. b
REAL TWO-LEGGED RAT.
One of the most curious freaks of
nature was captured a few nights ago
by Philip Haag, at his grocery store in
Pacific and Homer streets. For a few
nights Mr. Haag noticed a large rt in
his place, which walked quite differ
ently from the ordinary rat and after
paying special attention to the freak ti
it was noticed that the rat had no fore B
legs and that it walked erect Just like al
a person. Several attempts were r,
made to catch it and they were sue- s
cessful Friday night when the little cl
rodent was captured and trapped. It sa
was brought to The Herald office for ci
examination. There was no evidence bi
at all on the front part of the body ei
where there had ever been any legs. ti
Another peculiar feature of the rat pt
was that there was a hole in its neck a,
about the extent of the width of a half tc
dollar. This opening was not a wound fa
as it was perfectly healed and con- t;
taled futar on the inside as well as the
outside. The rat was kept for several
days and was shown to many people in
0o SITE PURCHASED
p' JOHNSON IRON WORKS ACQUIRE
la- OLD SITE OF SOUTHERN MA.
te SAID TO HAVE
Our citizens here were all astir a
few days ago after they read quite a
long article in one of our morning pa
d pers, wherein the Johnson Iron Works
had purchased a site on this side of
the river to locate their entire plant,
and upon investigation it was found
that the Johnson Iron Works had ac
y quired a site, and it has not been deft
nitely decided when they would move
s, their plant here.
The sale was made by Ramsey &
le Danziger and the price is said to have
ht been $26,000.
as Just as soon as the rumored report
was given sufficient credit, President
ee Lennox of the Improvement Associa
n tion called a special meeting at which
id a committee was appointed to wait on
S. the Johnson Iron Works to assure
er them of the moral support of our citi
)h zens in general should they desire to
te purchase property in our district.
Is Now that this subject has again been
so brought to the minds of our citizens,
they will readily recall the several
th fights of the Southern Marine Works
of and Dominick Prolicher, who runs a
t- harness shop adjoining the old South.
id ern Marine Works. Mr. Prolicher
)e brought suit against the Southern Ma
. rine Works, stating that the place was
a nuisance and was given judgment in
n. one of the courts. A short time after
v. this decision the Southern Marine
W, Works became a thing of the past and
,l- many skilled mechanics who were giv
It en employment there, were compelled
to seek positions elsewhere. It is un
a- derstood that Louis Coleman, who
Is owns about ten lots of ground and the
,y batture in the square In which is lo
1. cated the old Southern Marine Works,
h has offered his property at a less price
s than it originally cost him. We get
this informatiqp from very good au
r. thority and after an investigation into
. the matter.
in We are also informed, by very good I
authority, that the Johnson Iron Works I
is have not purchased option on the Kop- I
y pel property on Patterson street, nor (
e have they closed any .deal whatsoever o
ir n real estate, except for the Southern I
Is Marine Works plant.
When the big works are moved to
h thid side of the river it will give I
Ir steady employment to many skilled
r mechanics .and laborers and will add
materially to the weekly pay roll of C
e our district.
d The following committee has been
appointed to wait on Johnson Iron
s Works to offer moral support and good p
will to locate in our district: Prank
SC. Duvic, Julius Bodenger, Martin S.
Mahoney, J. P. Vezien, George Her
bert, Jr., George Koppel and Dr. C. V.
Kraft. This committee will meet the
Johnson people this morning at 10 o'- d
clock at the plant on Patterson and 0
Olivier streets. k
THIRD DISTRICT FERRY FRAN. 1
r A conference was held last week in tl
C the mayor's parlors between Mayor P
IBehrman, Commissioners Thompson a
Sand Lafaye and City Engineer Hardee F
!relative to making preparation for the tl
Ssale of the Third District ferry fran- fc
chise, which it was decided some time ti
Ssince should be sold. A lengthy dis- tc
Scusslon of the subject was gone into,
Sbut it was finally decided that the city ti
engineer shall prepare the specifica
tions and details under which it is pro- -
posed to offer the franchise for sale, p
and to present them when completed hi
to Commissioners Thompson and La- de
faye for consideration and a report to di
the commission council.
BISHOP GUNN TO SPEAK. of
Bishop John E. Gunn, of Natchez,
Miss., has accepted the invitation of
the Algiers Hibernians to deliver the
sermon, when all of the divisions and
the Ladies' Auxiliary, together 'with
the county and other ofdicials, will at
tend mass at the Church of tlhe Holy
Name . Mary, Sunday, March 16th.
Bishop C-ann is one of the most dis
tingulis ed orators ever heard in this at
city, aid the announcement that he
will ma;ke the trip especialry to speak to
oe that occasion will be of more than
pausing Interest The bishop is in
thorough accord with the spirit that
moves all loyal sons of Ireland and
their descendants and his discourse th
will be a stirring one.
CONFERENCE TO-DAY. ha
The citizens of the lower Coast who wl
have been asking for the improvement [
of the road to Stanton plastione wlll ha
have a conference with the mayor this tri
morning at 11 o'clock. ' L
D)uring the past week there was a
conference held at the City Hall with
Mayor Behrman, the council commis
sion, the city attorney, the city engi
neer, and Otto T. Maier and C. I). War
ren, of the (;rand Isle R. R. Co.. look
a ilg to the advertisement and sale of
t the Third District ferry franchise.
It has been made known that the
(;rand Isle people would be prospect
, e bidders for this franchise on (r
d tain conditions and it was at this con
ference that some of these conditions
R were spoken of. It is understood that
e they would like to have the franchise
read for twenty-five years instead of
fifteen years, and that instead of the
present price for the franchise to be
paid to the city of New Orleans in a
lump sum. that it would be sold on a
percentage of the annual gross re
i It was also suggested that the fran
h chise contain clauses calling for dou
r ble-end boats, wherein passengers
e would go from the ferry houses di
i rectly to the upper deck of the boat.
0 The franchise will also necessarily
carry with it a complete reconstruction
n of the pontoons and approaches on
' either side of the river and in order
L1 that a better grade may be had for
s the vehicles that additional space be
a asked for from the dock board in or
' der that this improvement might be
r brought about.
L The matter has been left in the
hands of the city engineer and the
a city attorney to draw up new specifi
r cations and before they are brought
e up for action they will no doubt be
d submitted to the Algiers people for
suggestion for the betterment of the
It will be with much interest that
0 this new franchise will be read. espe
e cially so since our people are anxious
- to give a helping hand to the Grand
* Isle people who have many times
e shown that they are willing to let go
t of their money in improvements here.
SThe statement of Mr. Warren, made
at the St. Charles Hotel a few months
ago, that the company stands ready
I to spend $10,000,000 in improvements,
s is still fresh in the minds of those who
i believe in the integrity of our new
r Canadian eeomers. We wish them ev
r ery success and that they will get the
I moral support of the citizens here
goes without saying. The company it.
Sself stands for improvement and
knows that the batterment of the ser
vice from what it is at present will
cause an Increase In trade, and it is
on this principle that the new company
will become a bidder for this fran
FORMER PROMINENT CITIZEN EX.
PIRES IN CALIFORNIA.
Information was received here Fri.
day from San Francisco of the death
of P. J. Maguire, formerly a well
known and prominent citizen of New
Orleans. Mr. Maguire died at San
Francisco Friday morning, but there -
were no particulars of his death. He
left New Orleans some years ago to
make his home in California. Mr. Ma
gulre was connected with the Morgan's .
Louisiana & Texas railway for thirty- a
three years and for some time occu- c
pied the ofices of master car builder d
and superintendent of the buildings.
For some years, during the building of ,
the railroad, he was confidential agent ,
for Charles Whitney. He had no rela- k
tives in New Orleans, but was known b
to a wide circle.
For many years Mr. Maguire was
the president of the Eureka Home.
stead Association, one of the oldest
and largest in the city, and during that
period he was a prominent figure in t
homestead affairs. The news of his
death was received by Perry S. Bene
Mr. Maguire was a resident of Al
giers for several years. He and Capt.
M. A. Morse were two of the legatees
of A. C. Hutchinson and upon his de
mise were the recipient each of $25,- -
000 under his last will and testament.
DRY SWEEPING OF FERRIES TO
Dr. Wm. T. O'Riley, the head of the
City Board of Health, will no doubt
find much support in his new ordi
nance in opposition to dry sweeping,
and we on this side of the river are
especially interested in this ordinance
for the fact that we believe it will
have some effect in preventing the
continual dry sweeping of the ferries
which operate in the Canal street
trade. It seems to be the delight of
the poorlyclad negroes on the boats to
sweep the dust off the decks just
about the time most of the young la
dies are on their way to work in the
morning. Many times The Herald
has called attention to tis dry sweep
ing nuisance, practiced especially on
the boats of the Canal street ferry,
where thoesands of people cross daily.
We trust that the new ordinance will
have special reference to the public
trmasportatioa compeanles, where this
uslsace becomes a real danger.
Popular Young Girls'
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Tan or Black Guln t., It 'al rf otrds " PI :l. .,
sol,. flang, heel, r,.,ding t,.
Highest grades at $4 or $5.
A Comfortable Oxford for Women Who Desire
Real Shoe Comfort.
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Leird Schober, J. & T. Coausins or J. J. Grover Sons.
A Stylish Shoe for Women.
In Patent or Dull Kid Button Oxford. weltd sol. C(ubanz heel,
Also hundreds of other varieties of W1)men 's Fine Shoes,
ranging in price from
$3.50 to $8.00
D.H. Holmes Co.
Pr. , New Tore.k LIMITED Ee.ralehed
Berlin and LaedL. in 12.
People who are
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ANO AND PLArER BALL?
dullas Hart Ple 1Hse, Ltd.
J. P. SIMMONS,
703-705 CANAL ST.
A negro named Charles Joyce, who
was engaged to do carpenter work
around the house of Mrs. Adam Tros.
clair. No. 168 Pelican avenue, on Satur
day, was suspected of the theft of a
set of false teeth valued at $39, which
were on a washstand when the negro
was served with a cup of coffee in the
kitchen. The teeth were later found
by Mrs. Troselair and the negro was
Mrs. S. M. Harper, of 834 Elmira
street, left her notion store in the
front of her home alone for a few min
utes Saturday evening while she at
tended a little work in the rear. When
she departed there w&e five new
shirts on the counter valued at $2.50.
An unsuspecting negro entered the
store and became fascinated with the
apparel. Seeing no one about he de
parted, and the shirts followed.
CONFIDENCE IN THE DUGAN PLAN
Its our biggest business asset. We have acquired it by constantly do
ing right-selling pianos at the lowest net cash prices and eliminating
everything that does not give the greatest economy to the customer.
We have obtained for our floors the best possible instruments the piano
market affords and we insist that nowhere in the United States could
yeou be surer of satisfaction. Our One Price No Commission Plan
makes piano buying safe and easy and eliminates all uncertainty.
Successors to Cable Piano Co.STREET
.U i rII $1.00oo Dspu.. w. de.m
CO merclal-Gemaila Trust & Salngs Ban
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS 92,000,000.00
311 Camp Street 811 Common Street
PATTERSON AND VERRET STREETS
ALL STR=ET CARS PASS THE DOOR.
3 I-2% on Savings
The Cheapest Stores on
the other side where
can be bought for
Cash or on Open
At both of our stores you will
see the Largest Up-to-date line of
Medium and High Grade Furni
ture and House Purnlshings in
the city of New Orleans at
Prices and Terms to suit any
Your neighbor deals with
us-why not you?
Special Free Dellery of all
goods to Algiers, McDonoghville,
Gretna and Harvey.
(New Orlease' Most Progressive
Uptown Store, Magazine and
Downtown Store, Claiborae,
corner St. Anu Street
LENNOX SECURES CONTRACT.
Joe. W. Lennox, the contractor, was
the successful bidder for the two
handsome cottages which will be
erected on Bermuda street by Peter
Rupp. These two double cottages,
which will be erected next to the drug
store, will cost about $5,900 The
plans and specifications were drawn
by George Forrest. Mr. Lennox states
that he will start at once on the build
RENECKY SELLS THAT NEW
REX OIL SHOE POLISH.
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