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XXV. , NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1917. No. 31.
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.L Burke entertained the
Afternoon uchre Club last
The successful players were
C. Hoatettetr, Miss K. Clarke
U, S. Kappler (playing for
Ssneae). Mtrs. Adam re
the consolation. Mrs. F. Hoo
gl entertain at the next meet
Bechot, 14 years old, of 531
• oe, was "hooked" by a
,l st his home at 3:30 o'clocl
afternoon and sustained in
that necessitated attention at
rity Hospital. He is not se
-"I of Corporal Martin Puach
1 to learn that he has been
to sergeant, an advance
that is well deserved and
_ sitlo they feel sure will be
O~ - 0. Patareau of Alexandria,
_an visitor to our town Thurs
those who will participate
Sgaistrel and vaudeville show
night, given by Shilmar
are James O. Stewart, George
Iýd- sad F. H. Tieman.
Geopr Koppel entertained in
Wednesday afternoon, trom
, honor of the Misses Caro
/ Cedlia Slack, daughters of
a 1[. W. . Slack. and Pat
&Nj.of Shreveport, who are oat
.S ewcomb College. A num
g do yeong college set called
- e afternoon.
- Q.g glar Herbert ,and Mrr.
aJlia were among those who
voeal numbers at the re
las week by the Cercle
a MI, W. B. North of Belle
are receiving congratula
a the arrival of a fine baby at
Jegeph Thorning spent a few
hiMs mother last week.
SIlly and granddaughter,
L~aJrdo, of Home Place,
O.e g awhile with Mrs.
friends of Miss May
to learn she is ill
bae d Opeleouas avenue.
i" UGotfraen smd family
up their residence in
F. Lowe and family re
ta. , in., Satur
aR the a ofe'r. Do
" c. Richards, )liu
Wa Mrs. J. Gerreta
Aumold of Memphis,
speudig some time here
Ml. . Barry, Mrs. C.
I . C. Brown and
Bang metered to st. Charles
where a mos gmjoy
t en of Mr. and Mrs. J.
gw hapti'i BdSunday i the
f the nHo Name of Mary
upon the little ( e
Jr. The epeMnra
Sama Harris and Mr.
Mellers and th
1a gasuatta sad
sew at Camp Bemare
from mp Pis,
is ouaramtiae. and
Seos on the 5.ll"'. held
Alt$e contest gaturday,.
IL AImew those who took
t Iarer and V. Reaser.
Sa they wil
wt whicM wim t lv-en
4ianr the ight of
Nb ($1t. The committe,
-R A. Slaueld an cbafr
A. Mahemey, naymond
will he as popular m
the club wa Sumerty
nnitatoem wI , he
akb wan entertaled
ton Tuesayrq **
I ts. Grat and
The st e ant
the hme ft Mrs. U. 3.
iriemia of Mr. F. Ho#
ke plased to l that he
a oeration for ae ppUi
are ieeing re
who sate 7.25
tab down te seps
C has been ernanhed
il*4 wllW be pub
-re. Yr. afsMr
to erutened St a
hee is oornvalmt
Pmnlysie east aFeay
court eeer at
omer - Rsessm
MONEY TO HERLP ITALIJAN WAR
The Italians are raising a fund
to help the Italian Saterers of War
and the Italian Consul appointed the
following committee to serve in our
district: M. Rosamano, chairman;
A. Chiavaro, A. Laella, F. Russo,
Ch. Todaro, J. Cernigha, John Ca
bibi and A. Palisi.
The committee have worked earn
estly ard after a week's effort have
raised the handsome sum of $600.
The Societa Italiana di M. B. San
ta Lucia heads the list with the sum
of $200. The other donations are
M. Rosamano, 8. Mangano, A. TLa
Bells and A. Chivaro.
A. Palisi, 8. M. Cafero, P. Mag
glo, S. Catanese, 'M. Navarra, 8. 01
uastilano, S. Marciante, A. PedQne,
G. Quartana, J. . GLa 'Bella, Frank
Pittari, C. Proveusano, M. Proven
zano, John MUineo, Thee. J. Lala,
Giuseppe Manale, Joseph Bruno, Ph.
Sunseri, Frank Trapani, Sr., J. Cal
daroni, 0. Domino, G. Pumlla, P.
Talluto di Pascuale, J. Migllore,
George Salvato, Peter Tranchina, C.
Todaro, S. Todaro, G. Todaro, F.
Todaro, C. Gianmalva, V. Cairuso,
J. Cirniglia, P. Seamussa, F. Gon
drella, G. Gondrella. Peter Gasons.
G. Travia, P. Caronna, Jos. Catala
notte, Jos. Manale, 0. A. Cerasa.
P. Russo, 8. Schillecl, B. Licclardi,
B. Caruso, E. Macaluso, Jos. Loia
C. Beninate, A. Benlnate, V. Ben
Ousier Alli, 8. Sunseri, R. Orlan
do, J. Bevinetto, A. Schisochitano,
J. Colmone, F. Trapani,. Jr.. A. Giar
dina, F. Cerasa, J. Cangemi. D. Pet
tarl, 8. Russo, Theo. Mangano, A.
Cangeml, Tony Catanese. A. Benen
ati, A. Muntry. P. Foletta, J. Polet
ta, J. Wr. Lennox, J. La Bella, J.
Calaresi, 0. Muscana, P. La Beasta,
Peter Gosous, Jr., F. Gondrella, 8.
01 Corte. Jos. Costello, V. Gulotta,
I. Musaccehia, . Musacchia.
L. 8palletta, J. Lamana, T. Lols
eanoe, V. Verna, J. Aled, Mrs. B.
Mangao, S. Provensamo, J. Tamo
rello, L. Bivona, A. 8if1el, P. Marci
ante, 0. 81satra, Jes. Male, It Russo,
A. Trpani J. J. CaiHbl P. Managl
id Giovanni, L. Diglovanni, P. Coli
va, Jos. Clesi. D. Tranchina, V. Trl
olo, 0. Trtpolino, A. Arnont, A. Gon
drella, P. Ragusa, N. Roppolo. D.
Perrasi. G. Ueeello, V. Araoul, F.
mIsaeehia. N. Orisaf, C. Roppolo,
O. Marsells, A. Mule, V. Addo, J.
$ .75 Oats
Vedova G. Cortest, P. Talluto, F.
Tranchias, A. Canpagna, J. Sca
umsa, V. Loselutte.
'N. Tarantella, V. Laees. Mrs. F.
Mr. J. Barnels spent Sunday at
Jesiut Bead, la., with his pareats.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sehuls of 822
Olga street have the sympathy of their
many friends I the Iem of their in
fant nsa, Joseph Metrs, wee death
oesarr-e The sar mortnrs.
Ueteaset Becase of Vacherie has
returned from Leem Srlmss sad
speat the weekend with Mr. and Mrs.
T. M. OIbis.
Mias ula Qblrt snd 'LUatenatt
Deo*I afttended the festallt ame at
Batan Reuge Thakagiv(ng Day.
Miss Wnlalla Gibln retaned 8an
day to Veaherle and will remadn until
the Xmas holdays.
Ornage OGre No. , Weodmea Cir
cle, wil elect ouers to-lght All
meners are Urged tb be preent.
John H. ehiroder has secured his
licese as second assistant engineer.
Captan J. M. Whetley and Cor.
peral Prads were reelected aembers
r thel Bea of Adminlstrators of
the PolP Mttual Beaevoletr Aso.
Mrs. Jeha Duty entertalined at din
ner Sunday it honor of tipe anl
vesaryl eo the With et Mr. Druy.
Thbse who shared the feast were
Captata and M, e. of rseta,
Mias l a eh 8arms. MisD s Bran.,
Mr. Charl eBreua en Mrs. Mare
Mr. a Mrs. M S. apnssernde _a
msmec the coman m smoi of thef
dnnus r Lash, $ Mr. mnrles W.
Genert of oWva Seois. The cawer
mno wm take plee on Deoaaber 3s
at $ o'eloe p. a., at TriuMy lathe
a' Church.' Ptlmds are viteld
tblnsgh tls mOAlnm to be prsent
The many tamdes of Miss Mary
TnSa w biie la ito know lat she
is envaiest at ttr a few days I
.-Miss Jhals MeNealy Dan to treom
Dm earnle a seeent of the Ilness o
ra ther, Capt. H. P. WeNeely.
M ad Mum . . seIrt of hiteam
r. LA. Brew o Alf St.
Ss imer from
wl Wday fer e ee
algMt Our *s
aret l a edmrls
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THAIISGIVINC AT OF
JOT FOI M EAT STATION
Many Alglers and New Orleans
residents entertained men from the
Algiers naval station Thursday, and
those who were not guests in homes
fared excellently at a special
Thanksgiving dinner served in the
station, where the day was given to
A gold War Council insignla
watch charm was presented to F. 8.
Thornberry, T. M. C. A. secretary at
the station, by the men. Mr. Thorn
berry has beea called back to Kings
ton, N. Y.. where he was engaged in
Y. M. C. A. work before coming here
several months ago. He leaves Fri
day. Lieutenant H 8. Manson made
the presentation speech. D. Ritter
is acting secretary of the Y. M. C. A.
Thanksgiving services were held
In the Y. M. C. A. building at 9:30
a. m. the main speaker bing Rev.,
J. M. Blackwood, of the Y. M. C. A,
war work department.
In the afternoon the Marines par
ticipated in athletic contests wit
nessed by hundreds of fighting men
and civilians. Prises were awarded
and some of the contests were close.
The social programme began at
6:20 p. m. and lasted until 11
o'clock, including moving pictures.
vaudeville and dancing. The Naval
Aid girls and other young people's
organizations of New Orleans, Al
giers and Jefferson parish took part.
O8LDIER'S CHRISTMAS KIT.
The Christmas gift for the soldiers
of our district, the money for which
was given by our citisens under the
auspices of the Fifteenth Ward Demo
eratic club, are being gotten ready
now and many of the packages have
already been set.
Each of the packages for the regu
uar soldiers or sailors will contain a
regular shaving outit consisting of a
brash, sap, saety razor, tooth brush
a tollet articles, besides there will
be a pound box of Elmer's candy, fi
ty postal cards, one dollar book of
postage stamps and ten packages of
cigarettes. The officer's present will
tesist of one kit; instead of the can
dy and postal cards, stamps and ci
garette there will be subefituted a
kmatted helmet sad gloves.
Mr. Peter E. Munts, who bas been
acting as secretary, is making ar
ragements to get the packages of
at the earliest momet. This has re
quired a great deal of work, as there
will be more than two hundred aad
ty packhages leave here. Many of
these packages must be packed in
wooden boxes, especially these gointag
to European countries.
COMMERCIAL TRUST AND SAV.
INrS SANK MAKES BIO
Ia summe aup the enormous
amounts or momey that have bees
saved by the Christmas rMrv8g so
counts, the Commereas Trust and
naveg'r anak, which conducts a
ben Is i Algiers also, steads at the
Sep In having the greatest umber of
sabserlbers to this saving afund, ae
ly twety-three thousand eight hn
dred and eightam peopi had saving
-e with tMs bekis la uttutlon
a-mesids to re hundred and l iy
ae theusand six husm dres i
derafs w d t s dol yig eats.
tWhim Or Desal and the Hibenl a
Nek comes ant each with
thee and i. t ten theesant
es. The latmnate Dank comes In
mh with deposts of ema hundred and
-esatr-Gw thom a1d doars.
the sale of the Liberty aed
** times .gSlote Algiers Dree!
f the C O lOU a WTest and Abvnse
ank spd same a 'hudrel
paome thds ar g eetat b
S pa'; I4YUU IUMrEa - ,
urg. t ma h
wa -a Op Paub er
$450,000 FOR HAY
STATION I HW ORLEANS
Washington, Dec. 3.-A war budget
of more than eleven billion dollars to
pay army and navy costs during the
fiscal year 1919 faced congress when
the government's estimates were pre
sented. The sum represents only the
strictly military expenses that can be
estimated so far in advance, and is
more than two and a halt billion larg
er than similar appropriations made
for the years 1917-1918. So far as
the estimates show It provides only
for raislag and maintainang an army
of 1,500,000 men snd carrying out na
val and coast fortification increase
projects already authorized.
Under the heading of public works
the navy- department estimate in
cludes the following appropriations:
Norfolk. Vs., $3.450,000; Naval Ac
ademy $2,275,000; Marine recruiting
station Port Royal, ,. 0", $1.
Charlessto, S. e.. $1400,a00:
West $25,000; New Orleans $450,000;
operating base, Hampton Roads, $2,
MRS. LANOMAID WILL BE HOST.
Mrs. A. K. Langmald of the Mar
guerite Shop, 203 Strand Bldg., New
Orleans, has announced that for a
short while Helen Marie Maher, ex
pert beauty culturist, will give free
treatments at her shop each after
noon from two to five, and navites the
ladies of Algiers to take advantage of
this opportunity ofrlearning the use
of the famous "Velsetita System,"
without cost. This treatment is in
valuable for home use.
Mrs. Laigmaid is already known
personally to many ladies of this city
and she will be pleased to welcome
you and your friends during these
ELETION OF OFFICERS.
Sts. John Lodge No. 153, F. and A.
M., elected the following officers on
Tuesday night: PhSlip Manglarscao,
worshipful master: Theo Hotard, sea
ior warden; P. P. Dietrich, junior
warde:; Gee Herbert, Jr., treasurer;
C. K. Dunbar, secretary; L. Acker:
seaior deacon; H. R. Albrisse. Junior
deacon; W. Sesat, tyler; '. H. Galt,
chaplat: W. 'ucas and G. Salvato,
stewards; E. W. Burgle, C. A. u8th
erland, and L. Acker, finance commit
tee, Geo Herbert, Jr., J. Bodeager and
8. Davis, hal committee.
THREE DOGS SITE PEOPLE.
Albert DIket, the lttle sea of Mr.
sd Mrs. A. Diket of Opelouaas Ave.
was seriesly bitten on the leg by a
dog last Thursday mornin. The lt
tie iOsew was on his way to church,
when oa passing at the corner of Op
edoses avenue sad Verret street, a
dog owned by Mr. K. R. Gordon at
takehd him. Dr. A. C. ins s tan t
Captain J. M. Goodwyne, mater of
the esttle transfer eat Casudy, was
attakeld by a dog while walkins sale
the streets assay evelg and se
verely bitten on a leg. He went to
Charity Hospital for the pastear treat
Fred emith, s years old, or f06 s3
dell avesue, was bitten on the sight
leg above the knee by a dog belong
Sat to his bro Win.Deble O
la Teehe street Moda night at $
o'eloek. Smith entered his brother's
yard and was going threa the asme
whea dtacked. He had the womnd
eaterirse at a nearby drug store.
AGEDLOTTIWRY VENDOR OF OLD
DAV W I HELD.
-Cheatls Orey, se to be one of
the onlset kleeye ers in this city,
and whe, under ta ofd lettwr ey
w amr e dt at Tothe sml aoeram
sreets, Meaday by Corposal Pta.
don 4 . Patremes Wemtlrb an
Hofman, a the ekrge vietbating
the iiery law.
Obmyr ts eml to thane n aa rhis
- r-wte aet Uasets
, NEW RflSNT HEA.
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SHIPIRECk DIES HER[
His physical and mental condition
wrecked after days of exposure In an
open boat and later on an uninhabit
ed island in the South Atlantic, Wil
liam B. MQntgomery, 62, chief engin
eer of the steamer Boudoin, which
sailed from New Orleans early in No
vember, returned here to the home of
his son at 3130 St Ann street, several
days ago. He took to bed and died
"It was his worst experience in life
at sea," said his son. "He told us
that between periods of delirium.
Most of the time he was delirious."
The Boudoin struck a coral reef on
Nov. 6, and the crew of about twenty
five remained on the ship until Nov.
11, and when no ships passed in their
direction they decided to take to the
lifeboats and begin rowing.
- ,asehed an qnhbambi s island
sa, where they were later
icked up by a steamer and taken to
Cape Gracious, where they were tak
en aboard another steamer to Mobile.
The crew arrived in Mobile last Sun
day nighlt, and Monday morning
Montgomery started for New Orleans.
Mr. Montgomery has been connect
ed with the steamship business for
years, and usually shipped out of this
port. He Was a native of Baltimore,
but has made this city his home for
He was well known in 'Masonic r
cles, being a member of St. John's
Lodge, F. and A. M., and also held
membership Ia the Knights of Pyth.
Masonic services were conducted at
the home of his son, in St. Ann St.,
and the body was sent at 9:06 o'clock
over the Louisville and Nashville to
Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Glblin enterr
tamed at am informal dance on Satur
day in honor of their dapghter Eala
lia Those present were Misses En
lalia Giblin, Co Shields, Chri s 01Gib
lia, Ella Hotard, Carrie Hildebrand,
Claire Finley, Alva alathe, Urminle
Hopper, Adelaide and Jose Giblin;
Messrs. Blanchard, Lawremnce, Hig
gins, Carsoeson, Nelson Htiggins Ore
gclks, Olibert, Vairil, Heckman, Had
gens, Seawright, Horsey and Lieu
tenasut Beeanl. U. 8. I.
MAYOR HEADS RED CROSS
N. O. MEMBERSHIP DRIVE.
The Red Croes drive for member
ship to be beld in New Orleans rom
December 17 to 24 wll be under the
direction of Mayor Bebrman, who a·
eepted eheirmenship of the campaign
committee. The mayor declared that
he hoped the people of the city would
bow as much interest and give as
muna help In this campeaign as they
have In others for the benefit of the
BROTHERS GONE TO FRANCE.
-Mr. Henry Harris and brothe have
sailed for Prance. Mr. Harris went
on the 6. S. Lelanta and Mr. Fred
Testmeier sailed on the . 8. i Sol.
Bo boys were oritsially from our
KENT CHRISTY IN PARIS.
Mr. Kent Christy who sailed a few
weeks ago for Prance, is now located
in the auditing department of the
army in Paris.
TRAIN STOP8 ON EDOG
OP BURNING BRIDGE
Seeing the Games and smoke In
time, the engineer of the New Or
leans, Soathern and Orand Isle train
that left Algiers at 5 o'clock Sunday
afternoo waru able to. brilg the
train to a stop quickly emoug to
preveat its rmunnig ev the bu~r
tag brldgeo'~that speaned n arrow
ravtne near Part I t, Ldt, about ai
amles below Alglers.
The loesegoive was stowed at
the edge of the brMge t wins
mW extinguihed the Iiae Hew
the are started eoMd ust be acer
tained by threDrailo .Od ls. They
i nt behdieve it emiM have been
caused hy hot ceals billg in am
The tbraae, abeat tas e--
_'l;tue Si';ndo~ ·lI
REY. SIDNEY L. VAIl
MARRIES MISS MOORE
An event of interest in social and
ecclesiastical circles in the State and
Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana was
the marriage on Thanksgiving day of
Miss Mabel Clare Moore of Homer.
La.. and the Rev. Sidney Lee Vail, of
Mount Olivet Church, (Algiers) New
The marriage was solemnized in
St. James Church, Alexandria, by the
Rev. W. S. Slack. rector of the par
ish, at 1:15 p. m. In the presence of
a few relatives and friends who had
journeyed from a distance to be pres
ent on that happy occasion. The
bride was given into the keeping of
the Church by Prof. D. P. Huddle,
principal of the West End Grammar
School of Alexandria, a life time
friend, and by the Church through
the officiating priest to the groom.
After the ceremony the witnesses
went into the vestry room and signed
the booklet which containing the mar
riage service had been used on this
occasion. Among those present were
Misses Mary and Sybil Moore of
Homer, La., sisters of the bride. Mrs?
L. C. McVoy, Misses Olive Gunby, Et
tie Levy, and Ada Carver of Natchi
toches, Lieut. J. B. Snell of Camp
Beauregard, Prof. D. F. Huddle, Mrs.
Pauline Broussard and son, Mrs. W.
S. Slack and Miss Emily Slack of
The bride was becomingly attired
in a tailored suit of dark broadcloth
with hat to match, and wore a cor
sage bouquet of bride's roses and val
ley lillies. The French custom of the
double ring was followed in the cere
The happy couple left on the 2:00
p. m. Southern Pacific train for Opel
ousas and other points in South Lou
isiana, and will be at home at 235
Olivier street, New Orleans, after
Miss Moore is the daughter of
Judge and Mrs. James Edward Moore
of Homer, La., and has been an in
structor in English at the State Nor
mal at Natchitoches where she counts
her friends among all of her pupils.
She has a very attractive personal
Ity and makes friends wherever she
Rev. Mr. Vail is a native of New
Orleans, (Algiers) and enjoys the un
ique distinction of having charge of
the parish in which he was raised.
He was educated in the public schools
of New Orleans and at Sewanee,
Tenn., where he graduated from the
Theological 8eminary of the Episco
pal Church. After his ordination to
the ministry he was placed in charge
of the missions in northwest Louisi
ana, Homer, Ruston, etc, and was
there until he accepted the call to his
home church and present charge-Mt.
The Alexandria "Town Talk" had
At St. James Episeopal Church, on
Thursday, Nov. 29, 1917, Thanksgiv
ing Day, at 1:15 p. m., the Rev. Sid
ney Lee Vail, rector of Mt. Olivet
Episcopal Church, 4lgiers, La., to
Miss Mabel Clare Moore of Homer,
La., the Rev. W. 8. Slack, rector of
St. James Church, officiating. The
beautiful double ring ceremony was
The bride was given tn marriage
by her friend, Prot. D. F. Huddle, of
this city. Among those from a dis
tance who came here for the marrtage
were Misses Mary and Sybil Moore,
of Homer, sisters of the bride; Mrs.
L C. McVoy, Misses Olive Gby, Et
ta aevy and Ada Carver of Natchi
toches; Liet. J. B. Baell of Camp
Beauregard; Prof. Huddle and Mrs.
Pauline Broussard of this city.
The bride was an Instructor in Eng
lish at the State Normal School at
Natchitoches. The groom is rector of
Mt. Olivet Church, Algiers, and is one
of the prominent young clergymen of
The happy copale lefit over the Se
therun Pacee re la the afterom
for Opelouas, where th~ wI spe)nd
a few days before oing to their home
In Algiers. The brlde was becomang
ly attied in a black mbroadeloth at
suit, with velvet hat to matck, and
wore a corsmsgo beuquet e bride's
roses sand valley liles
RAYMOND EALY BAFLPE.
Mrs. Jo. Healy, of Vrret and
Delaronde streets, was notiled Fri
day evening by cablegram from Te
Jon, Spin, that her stpsten, James
R. Healy, 21l years, had rueached
port, recnuod after the torpedoing of
the steamer Aeteon, ou which Bealy
was an assistant engineer.
The fate of Benett Ford, son of
J. W. FPord, eanganr of the PubMe
Belt ralroad, snother Neo Orleans
boy remported mimli, is not yet
kaowrn. PFord lived with a ant,
Mis .M. Lecey, at 710 Belleville
TWO HONES ROBBED.
Returning to her home at 3
o'clock FPriday afterpoon, after vis
iting a nelshbor, Mrs. J. B. Miller,
of 520 Pellean avenue, discoveroed a
negro youth of 15 years ransaeking
the armoir in her bedroom HM e
esped before an alarm was given.
Nothinl was miming.
Thieves, fortclg a kitchen wln
dow of the home of Mrs. Louis VI
net. 410 Slidell aveanue, while the
occuapants of the haouse wre absent
between 8 o'elook FrIday niglht and
12:30 o'elock Saturday morning,
and ransekling the eanire house, se
cured $238 in euash and Jewelry val
uod at nearly $4004 Among the
piees of jewelry taken from the
wardrob, in Mrs. VInat's bedroom,
was a pair ot diamond earrings val
sod at $200, uad two looe diamoads
wrapped in a piece of paper and
valued at $150.
MR, MOSS ENTERTAINS.
Among the may delightedl TLhanks
iving eveats was the dianner that Mr.
Mosa o tohe Ios Dry Caesani Co.,
tender to bh emplness.
The table rw leaded with all the
mesals at the sesn and the spir
B -t *ser prseiled Mr. Wr.
e Mr. sa a meet a Jmls
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LETTERS FROM TIE
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APPRlIt 'IATTE4 THE HEIRALD
Electrical Division. Brooklyn Navy
Yard. New York.
Friend Dr. Kraft
Just a few words to praise your
paper as I have received it regularly
and it is certainly a treat to read
the happenings of our progressive
little town Hope the rest of the
men who are away are fortunate
enough to be able to enjoy your pa
per as it brings them nearer to
home and their beloved ones.
I was unfortunate to be injured
in the line of duty some time back.
but anm recovering very rapidly and
expect to return to duty very short
ly. With best wishes for continued
success of your progressive paper, I
GX)RHGE H. STRASSER.
Electrician U. S. N.
N. B. Mr. Strasser volunteered
for service inmmediatelly after tlre
war and he is now a regular electri
clian in the U. S. Navy.
PYTHIAN MEMORIAL FOR DEAD
The annual memorial service of the
seventeen local lodges of the Knights
of Pythias was held in the Scottish
Rite Cathedral, 619 Carondelet street,
Sunday evening. The service began
promptly at 5 o'clock, and was pre
sided over by Abe A. Freed, chancel
lor commander of the order. C. W.
Hawkins. keeper of records and seal,
Seventeen local lodges of the order,
which is one of the oldest in the
country, assisted in the ceremony,
and each lodge was well represented.
More than 200 friends of the order oc
cupied the balcony, while the program
of service was being conducted on
the main floor.
The service, which is an annual
event of the Knights of Pythias, was
beautifully conducted. Jas. O. Stew
art acted as vice chancellor and R.
Chestnut as mastert-arms.
Following are the deceased mem
bers of Crescent Lodge No. 3 in
whose memory the service was held:
J. B. Babin, W. Smith, J. Ernst, W.
-D. Montgomery, A. McArthur, J. N.
Thorning, and Lea J. Burton.
KNOCKED DOWN AND INJURED
Mrs. Jennie Neafus, 32, of 440 Pa
cific avenue, was knocked down and
slightly injured by an electric car at
Pacific avenue and Ellsa street about
5:15 p. m. Saturday. She suffered a
lacerated wound at the be" of *oe
skull and slight body bruises, and was
taken to her home.
The woman was crossing the car
tracks when hit by car No. 1, In
charge of Motorman A. Pentif and
Conductor O. Huase..
PRESENTED WITH HANDSOME
Last week the feads of James
Burns, corporal of our polle force,
surprised him by presenting to him a
beautiful gold handled umbrella. The
presentation and supper took place
at the Old Famous Bath (House under
the supervision of the proprietor Mr.
Charles Hantel, Judge P. F. Hemms
uey making the presentation address.
Corporal mrns was very mach
pleased with the present and made
quite a characteristic response In ae
cepting same. Among those present
were Capt. Chas. Mott. Capt. I. P
er, F Falser, Thoue aiser, Joe Rag
gd, Dr. Brewster, Bob Sld ore, M.
Marx, H. Johass L. Jansen, Capt.
Jao Meyers, Capt. Thos Burk, Capt.
Peterson, Bud Lee, Thos Iesmca,
Walter Dady, Dr. Perklas.
ANOTHER VALUABLE PINO.
Through e of the ciessliad adver.
tisaeamnts it The Herad, Mrs. Job
Couget resored a valhehe Rak
bracelet with thee amethets.
Wham you aven Mat a article oar
yo dease to sal somethliag or he
-somethn, try ce of our ittle clase
ied ads. The are sure to bring you
@0 MOUSE uimadwiiUsM
WANpT AT ONCE IN N. O.
Radio RecrutlanS Oleer Llnutea
ant May, 215 GQohaelu bUldlng,
wants 50 Morse telegraph eperators
at oce These me will be rated
aecordias to their quallestlous The
lowest pay Is $2.50 a math. MJr
rled men will rsceve am addtual
$1S5 a month, $25 for a wife aa
one child, and $5 a moth for each
additional child. The schel tin Al
liers recently seat tea operators to
complete their course in the Har
vard Radlo schooL While In Algiers
the men receive $32.50 a month sad
VACANCIEB 'rTO BE FILLED IN
AIAIERS WINELMUB 00IUMSK
Openaing in the radio corps for tea
yonung men, 17 to t26, has been left
at the Alglers wireless training sta
tlon by the recent departure of ten
students for Harvard unlversity to
iniah their six moaths' coarse. The
men are tratainn three months at
Algiers and the same time in Har
vard. They receive the reglrur pay
of $82.60 a month, plus subssteneo
durlng the trilnin.
Appret~e e seaen, telegraph op
erators and others for coast defense
and land daty also are needed In the
savalJ reserve for the period of the
war. Married men are given a al
lowance for wives and childrea.
Remaata at 8ta. A, N. O., Ia.,
P. O. Thbursday. Dec. 4, 1417:
Mea-Augluet Bernard. WRll
Brow. Ed Chabse, C. iDvisoa, Cel
bert J. IFrHna, Alex Laee
Wemen-Wrasee Brown, Viete
ris Brown, Aliee Camp, Leon Chr
pe-er. ase Jeiis. Papdtne Ps
lsa saIn n a. ts, Mery am
Urs.Q e.G ber.