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XXV. NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 1918. No. 43.
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:AR A oTHERWISE
S"y MInsterman Splnt the
Sin Buras, La., with her pa
sad Mrs. P. J. Rihner and
r eturned to their home in
S., after spending some time
Victor Escousse Jr., has re
from lronton, La.
ML.nj Cross Iwas elected pIresidelnt
d Lutislana State Nurses' Asso
S lst Thursday.
~ Charles Gerretts of Bellevile
bad hie foot handly mashed in
us tor last week whil. at work
r~bs A. Baldwin Co. lie is doing
g-nday last, at the Carrollton
S ethodist Church. the infant
rg Capt. and Mrs. i. .I. Thomp
I , baptized the sponsors being
t L6 Anderson aInd Miss Maude
. The little ono re-ceivcd
sme of George llutchinson
-ames E. Aver and daughter.
le terd Nelson, left Tuesday for
LUIt. George Murphy left Monday
- C amp Pike, Ark.
d Mrs. S. G. Smith returned
tlake Chares Friday night.
mia pta George returned from
W City, after spending a week
SbfMl sier, Mrs. G. Lynch.
,mafy friends of Mrs. A. Leitell
I (mae Avenue are glad to know
Sb doing nicely, after undergoing
g• Charles Trauth of Atlantic
Sis slightly Improved. after a
SMarvel Walter left Monday
Sdiyette, La., to spend awhile
Shir sister, Mrs. Broussard.
1M say friends of .Mrs. Doyle of
&kt% Avenue regret to learn she
u tmpl to Hotel Dieu last Friday,
a he Is seriously ill.
h maisy friends of little Russell
ghlm are glad to know he is
s Iely, after undergoing an
WO tais Jackson left for his home
k Iiedelphia Sunday night, after
1 several months here with
w dter, Mrs. Meyers of Opelousas
Smway friends of Mrs. A. Silva
gds Street are glad to know she
i~ along nicely, after a se
fa l sickness.
Smasy friends of Mrs. Ray
will be pleased to know that
Sarvalescent. after undergoing
amqIsa last week, the operation
lrfoermd by Drs. King and
b mlttis Wler of Houston, Tex.,
g ps of her brother, Rev. C.
t Mrs. Wier.
8L ray mad Mr. C. H. How
( AvqflLes Parish were visitors
I m of Rev. and Mrs. Weir
Iro of the week
ML C Johenson entertained the
Alaeron Five Hundred
hI week The successful play
sU Mrs. Ward Sadler and Mrs.
lhI . E. Manent received
i etalm. Mrs. Manent will en
at the next meeting.
tiU Glmn Clasen of Opelousas
fell down the steps and broke
m last Thursday. Dr. J. E.
It the lajred member.
M k. Holsistter entertained the
Night Euchre Club. The
players were Misses Mary
Sadle Garland. Mrs.
received the consola
Mes. J. A. Garland will be
At the next meeting.
I Jas. Thorning of the U. S.
I, lft Saturday night for Sa
t,1 where he will be sta
1 Strassel left Saturday
I lambe, Tex., after spend
days furlough with his
C. aetat is spending awhile
SLI. has been appointed
in the Medical Oficers'
- p at Fort Oglethorpe,
_ r. Duchien and baby of
m . are spending awhile
*t MU. and Mrs. J. G.
- 1147 Night Euchre Club
a week at the home of Mrs.
The successful players
- C. Nelson (playing for
), ra. C. Hoffstetter, and
i. H. Asker received
. Mrs. H. Aeker will
_- th next meeting.
Ihlma Cayard is organizing
s of girls from 5 to 13
ITALIANY TROOPS RESTING ATER THE BAiTLE
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wi the pemud xt t I .br
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ITHE BOIT SCOUTS
Troop 18 held its regular meeting
Friday evening with a good attend
ance. Captain Hock addressed the
boys at the meeting. He spoke of
Scouting and Camping. Mr. Borde
Ion, who has long been the drill
master, will be out of town for an
indefinite period of time and Cap
tain Hock has offered his services
until he returns.
The sale of War Saving and Thrift
Stamps was a subject discussed at
the last meeting. Scoutmaster Wier
gave a short talk and commended
the boys for the interest they have
taken in it The Scouts wish to thank
those who have assisted them by
subscribing to this worthy cause.
It is probable that the Scouts are
gaining recognition. Three boys, J.
Mltfet . A. Ward and It. Oliver joined
at the last meeting.
The lloy Scouts of Troop IS will
celebrate IBoy Ilay on .March 1S.
191S. at the Methodist ('hurch. Ad
idresses will. be made by different
tmIeni on Scoutinug. The parents and
friends of tfhe Scouts of this troop
are cordially invited to attend.
Remaining at Sta. A, N. O.. La.,
P. O. Thursday. March 7. 191S.
Men-E. Aufforth. Jr., Sam ('rum
mins, Sam Leathem. James Mallard.
Women-Mrs. Wesley Peterson.
Miscellaneous-Aigia Pap. care
Charles Janvier, 1'. 1M.
Jos. W. Daniels, Supt.
APPOINTED INSPE'TOR OF
Mr. Joseph A. Lennox. who was
formerly connected with the Eureka
Homestead Association as inspector.
has resigned his position to accept
one of greater responsibility at Mo
bile. Ala. where he was recently ap
pointed by the United States Gov
ernment as one of the inspectors of
construction at that point. Mr. Len
nox has been very successful in this
kind of work and it speaks well for
such a young man. His many friends
congratulate him upon receiving the
years of age. She will teach Easy
Steps in sewing by -Mrs. Jane Fryer.
The Saturday Night Euchre Club
met at the home of Mrs. L. DeLaup. I
Mrs. McK. Vezien, IMrs. J. P. Mc
Closkey, and Mrs. S. Boylan were
the successful players.
Mrs. M. J. Middleton, who has
been spending sometime here with
her sister, Mrs. J. G. Duchien, left
on a trip to California and to the
Hawaiian Islands. She will stop en
route In San Antonio, where her
husband is in training at the camp
The Belleville Kindergarten Moth
ers' Club will hold their regular
meeting Friday evening at 3 o'clock.
All members are urgently requested
to attend. All mothers having chil
den in the Kindergarten are invited
Mr. Louis Newman left Tuesday
on a visit to his home in Egerton,
After spending a week in Sabine,
Tex., Mrs. Jno. McNeely and daugh
ter Ermine returned to Algiers and
will leave for her home in Coving
ton this evening.
Mrs. H. Hoffman and three chil
dren of McComb City, spent the
week-end in Algiers with relatives.
Mr. Harvey McNeely has returned
from Sabine, Tex., after a week's
The many friends of Mrs. Richter
of Opelousas avenue, are glad to see
her out again after having been ill
for four months.
Mre. Alfred Lennox and daughter,
Althea, of Baton Rouge are spending
a week with Mrs. Joseph W. Lennox
of Elmira Avenue.
Mr. Walter Ryan, representing
Robertson-Havener & Co., will be at
Franklin, Ia.. for the next two weeks
in connection with business for the
May Hauer had the misfortune of
running a rusty nail in her foot on
Tuesday at the corner of Seguin and
Delaronde Streets. The nail pene
trated the foot to a great extent.
The Tueeday Night Euchre Club
met at the home of Mrs. E. J. Mothe.
The successful players were Mrs. E.
J. Mothe and Mrs. A. Corbett. The
next meeting will be held at the home
of Mrs. E M1lls.
Come On, Get in Line
A1oliER 6eT ME
o. (ME 0Mi TRIFT
IRLS SIVE PENNY PARTYI FRIGHTFUL ACCIDlEIT ENJOYABLE SMOKER
Five little girls of Bellevile School
gave a penny party Saturday after
noon at the home of Mrs. Frank C.
Hymel. 4:: Bermuda Street, at which
nearly $6 was collected for the Junior
Red Cross. The children who had
charge of the affair were Margaret
Hymel, Susie and Irma Roberts.
Rilma McNair. Alicia Gravois and
A most enjoyable crayfish party
was given last Sunday. The partici
pants caught a lot of crayfish and
spent a most delightful day. They
met at the home of Mrs. P. Brechtel.
Those composing the party were
Mr. and Mrs. P Brechtel and children,
Mr. and Mrs. C. Durand and baby,
Mr. and Mrs. J. Sanchez, Mrs. H.
Munsterman, Mrs. George Gretz,
Misses Edith, Ruth and Maude Mun
sterman and Rose Rosamano, Messrs.
Ralph Breaux. John Breal and George
NORWAY SHIP STEERING GEAR
BROKEN, HITS RIVER VESSEL.
After breaking her steering gear, a
Norwegian steamship, coming down
the river, became unmanageable and
crashed into another vessel lying at
the docks of the Johnson Iron Works.
A gash about six feet long and two
feet wide was made in the ship at the
The Norwegian steamship started
down the river after 5 p. m. The ac
cident took place near the ferry land
ing. Both anchors were dropped into
the water and one of them was lost.
A towing steamer was rushed to the
assistance of the Norwegian ship, but
was prohibited from fastening lines
for fear of salvage claim. The
steamer landed near the Third Dis
trict ferry. and will be placed in dry
dock for repairs.
A WORTHY CAUSE.
St. Margaret's Daughters will give
a dance on Friday, April 5, at the
Avenue Academy for the benefit of
a worthy cause-to raise funds to
establish a summer home across the
lake for working girls.
Dancing will begin at 8 o'clock,
music being furnished by Manetta's
The following committee is in
charage of Mesdames Wm. Short,
K. McCormick, J. Morrison, J. Hig
gins. C. Abbott, A. Salathe, .R. F.
Whitmore, Robt. Whitmore, Thos.
Richardson, A. B. Clark, J. P. Nolan,
P. E. :Muntz, L. Cunningham, J.
Armitage. T. Goff, Misses L. Mc
Donald. V. Barrett, I. Donner and
Melvin Graham Badly Burned.
On Friday, about noon, the resi
dents in the vicinity of Verret and
Eliza Streets were startled by the ter
rific explosion which took place at
517 Verret Street, in the little double
cottage owned by Mr. Peter Rupp.
Immediately following the explosion
the building burst in flames and it
was very evident that the damage was
caused by leaking gas, which had be
come ignited in some way. Imme
diately following the explosion there
was great excitement due to the
screaming of some women in the
neighborhood and the fact that young
Melvin Graham, aged about sixteen
years, was seen coming from the
house, his shirt practically torn from
his body and his arms and face very
badly burned. The boy was imme
diately taken into Rupp's Drug Store,
where Mr. Peter Rupp disregarded
the destruction of his residence while
he was caring for the young Graham
boy. Mrs. M. J. Manent and Mrs.
J. D. Reynolds, w'ho were also in the'
neighborhood at the time, gave valu
able assistance to Mr. Rupp in dress
ing the young boy preparatory to
sending him to the hospital. Dr. J. E.
Polleck was called and administered
an opiate to give the young man re
lief while he was being taken to the
One side of the house, which was
occupied by M.rs. A. Graham, was
practically destroyed by the fire,
while the other side is badly dam
aged from the' explosion and water.
The other side of the house was oc
cupied by Mr. and Mrs. James For
The building was valued at about
$800 or $900, with insurance of about
THE* CHEERFUL CHERUB
outside my screen;
They want to get
to me I know.
The poor things may
be starvrn¶ too
It seems shane.
ALGIERS GIRLS HELD UP ON
On Saturday night at about ten
p. m. three of our young ladies were
held up on Canal street between the
L. & N. Railway depot and the Ferry
House. Miss Irene Brooks, Miss
Ruth Pettigrove and Miss May Stras
sel were stopped by a burly negro
who snatched a knitting bag from
the arm of 'Miss Pettigrove, breaking
one of the rings of the bag. Outcry
from the young ladies no doubt
scared away the negro, who ran in
order to save himself from arrest.
The girls were thoroughly fright
An enjoyable day was spent Sun
day when a jolly party motored to
Peach Orchard and spent the day
fishing. Those present were Misses
Susie Barry and Alice Judlin, Mr.
and Mrs. C. W. Abbott, Mr. J. Heintz
and two sons, Mr. and Mrs. M. E.
Barry, Mark and Kirk Abbott.
The Louisiana State Board of
Health has just Issued a very inter
esting almanac of about fifty pages,
the reading matter is very interest
ing and especially to the housewives.
The new almanac Is quite In keep
lag with many of the up-to-date
things that have been gotten out
wg the iLts bay da ma hetL
A pleasant time was had Thursday
night at the home of Corporal A. C.
Prados. 1012 Verret Street, where a
smoker and reception was given in
honor of the New Orleans Police
Band. members of which, with a num
ber of their friends, attended. Con
cert music was rendered by the
band and was much enjoyed. Pa
trolman .lJmi i Cousins of Algiers is
leader of the band, and ('orporal Pra
dos is vice president The latter, in
the absence of President Peterson,
called upon Professor George A.
Paoletti, the band's instructor. to
present Louis V. Eckert of the
Grunewald Music House with a
monogram watch fob, after which
Professor Paoletti was presented with
a silver badge as a "special officer."
Corporal Prados making the add'esas.
Refreshments 'were served.
Tallette--On Saturday, March 2, at
10:40 o'clock p. m., Octave Vallette
died after an illness of but a few
hours. Deceased was a native of our
town and had lived here practically
all his life. Deceased is survived by
his wife, who was Miss Maud Stack.
house, and by two daughters and one
The funeral, which was private.
took place Monday morning at 10
o'clock from his late residence, 231
Olivier Street. Interment was in
Murphy--On Wednesday. February
27, at 2:50 o'clock p. m., Archibald
Murphy, a well-known resident of our
town, who for many years was con
nected with the Fabacher Restaurant.
died. He was a native of Algiers and
,was fifty-nine years of age. He was
a member of Crescent Lodge No. 3.
Knights of Pythias, members of
which organization attended the
funeral in a body. The funeral took
place Thursday afternoon, at 3 o'clock,
from the residence of his nephew.
Joseph Entwistle. 615 Delaronde
Street Interment was in McDonogh
Benoit--On Tuesday, March 5. at
9:50 o'clock a. m., Beatrice, daguhter
of Valerie Boudreaux and William Be
noit, died at her parents' home in
Deceased, who was sixteen years
old, was a native of Terrebonne Par
ish and had resided here for the past
eight years. The funeral took
place Wednesday afternoon, at 3:30
o'clock, from her late residence, 522
Bouny Street. Interment was in
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l-Mlembesn ot an AurtralisQ moetoice corps w'peemog over the roer i Pa~~e. .--lkchreesoldier
QO •a r_d Ieedlag bo the iroot ha Be/u .~ "--od detector on 8 hll bul/dls In Plr to II rmlt
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S SCHOOL NOTES
.Mlc)SNI.H I NO. 4 ROLL OF"' HIOlNOI(
March 1, 1918.
, A Scholarship and ltDepr;mn'n:
Evans Mlahonty. Philip Salteh,. G,.r
aid (ooper and Sidntey lIupuis.
S It: Scholarship and tlportmnil .
Milton Acker. Scholarlhip: Marctel
SA: Scholarship and Deportment:
.:lt Ilo e 1lel ot. ,., John ('ietat. lh,'v
erley Legendre and I:Eda>rd Hallton
7 It: Scholar.hip and I 'eportmluent:
Il(ti, r Itrousar I '. \lariol 'ra iwford
Lilly. F"rank Olu1 nn,,.!l and 'Felix
6 it: Scholarrhip and I)eprt, m;nt:
\th ur Ra . ' t:l i nl Iaktr,. \,le.nt
Itak tr. . Xt on IDik,,t. Iuke. l:ilan.
Milton ]l.nr~y. Alvin ('ovw ll, F"rd
IIhel rt. Thro. li h rtI . F'r ld JsItn.
antid l,:1l n:n Sch'i ,trza t nhach.
4 f: Scholarship and Deportment:
!nl \Sotrplin. Miauriol Thiodet.lau\.
ihla:l \.nProe . Jon r I' enn. harl.
ITran dl. Rlcay . rn tI,. ,i-toi. Julian
lH nmphrv y. Jo- l'lta,.h. I-th hlbert
Iagartde. Ilymt .\nlln . S holar
ship: olhars: (;rr in. Ltlanl Merrt
.\lig. Itriere. ('ollis M1:ngano. (;et
ZaRstarin. (hester alin H ane d ('ha
4A: Scholarship and Deportment:
Aloysius Serpas. Marjoral M'cNeely.
('has. Puckett. Fred KraPmer. ('has.
PIamelli. Robt. Smith, Willis Nelson
and Victor ('ieutat.
Scholarship: Emile Legenpore. ntl
son Barrett and Ed Harper.
4 B Scholarship and Deportment:
M arell Roth. Louis HlubenMer Mal
colm O'Donnell. Jos. ('Curren. Ar
mand Deleazal. Bernard Covell. Jas.
Fahares. Earl Cooper. Peter Flink.
Patrick ('antrelle. Giles Galt, Hlart
Callow and Emile Ilantel.
Deportment: Mike Melazo. At
tendance: Fred Hawkins.
y3B: Scholarship and Deportment:
Russell Gildes. Alvin Reed. Francis
. Nugier and Vincent Brady.
n 2A: Scholarship and Deportment:
SKevlin Morse. Fillmore Malaison.
1- Edwin Schwalb. Bennie Weiner and
Is Karl Brodtman.
B: Scholarship and Deportment:
e Walter Bainsfather. Nougie Rich
s ard. Wilbert Bairnsfather, Henry
h. Buras and Leroy Cooper.
n 1A: Scholarship and Deportment:
t, Leander Boudreaux, Harold Bour
I geois. Albert Brodtman, Chas. Hil
o debrand. Alvin Short. 'has. Soulant,
e Clayton Traugth. Hugh Cobb, Alton
a Morgan. Saply Peeler, Domingo
h Miguel and Chas. Rostrup.
hlB. Scholarship and Deportment:
SJohn Carruba, Noel Durkes. Ashton
t Roberts, Lee Schwarzenbach. Bar
nard Henry, Aug. Cantin and Lucian
MeDONOGH NO. 5 SCHOOL.
Names of pupils who had perfect
papers in spelling test of March 4,
t 5th Grade A: Leona Jorden. Lo
e retta ,Miller. Ida Burmaster, Mary
V Quartano, Lillian Polasky. Malcolm
r Schroder, Samuel King, Ruby Spence.
r 5th B Grade: Mary Wolverton,
V Leola Adams. Mae Bolnar, Nolbert
Burmaster, John Alkman, Hansel
e Breaux. Katherine Barton, Augusta
3rd Grade B: Rosena Ricks. Alice
Hibbens, Edna Dill, Dorothy rBar
Sichivlch. Robert ,Ripp, Lucille Bar
ton, Clara Essinger.
The marriage of Miss Annie Rodick
Sto First Sergeant George R. Mont
gomery of Camp Pike was cele
brated on February 27 at the presby
tery of the Church of the Holy Name
of Mary. Rev. . A Petit officiating.
The attendants were Miss Maggie Jac
r ques and Louis Rodick. The young
Scouple are residing with the bride's
movther in Atlantic Avenue.
VIOLATING TRAFFIC ORDINANCE
I Patrolman R. Williams, in charge
of the Algiers Playground, preferred
a1 ffidavits before Third Recorder Goff
r aainst four autompobile owners for
- violating the tr'ufc ordinance rtla
tive to driving on the left side of the
street iThe accused are: C. W.
Zt~gler, .r., 9 Audubon Boulevard: T.
Gruncwald. 127 Baronne Streeet; W.
Waterman. 1656; Dufossat Street:
Chalmette laundry. 2O!u0 Tlane Ave
nue. The drivers of the vehicles cut
across Opelousas Avenue, from Ver
ret to Seguin Streets, on the wrong
side of the mound, it is alleged. The
1 Algiers police Intend making a cru
sade against "speedere" also.
UNION IRO WORK[ERS
i t) tli, r tli l iilllrectors are .%Ilgier
it,.,. W1 ill Iegin' at .I 1 .X.
Il rnt Street.
.\ n ti it I' '! t\ ini l'1-tt} has l been
illorn anlIl it - ,th" t'ul ani Iran Wtil\l\ rks
to L ' l s It,, , i the ity ai l 11:1 N.
FTront >r. .'
Thea in rp r t r-i o' t h. low
T i i i rt , i ,r ti l I, ' Ii-w
t1 pin . \1r J,-eph \1. S. r1 , i r" andl
TI Iltl ,! I'. Niolan ari t rtaiily1
,\al . t.ti l a r .iK \ kn nA tIihrotlglt
Intl' " SOtll r1 Lolli-l.11,. \t, !l'"re tihe
h!It e tJint l a r llutaib ;aihl onvia
lle r.ptlintat: on fR or heinI x\.l11 ,'orsed
!n (i, hino"v alnd iroin olltriuctioun
,,r', Itoh M1r. -S lar,< and i Mr.
N,hla in h* ll l, 't r. -i .on l t1,- t i
hi r- i'th hit . 'h n- l iron Vth t'ks
:1 Il li a , ; lt . r wI ~i th i ei of their
It\ i n ) . ' t!. ilt ; t'.- l it : t J seay iI
.l I o I t r t ll r lt!h e hi fle th e tll
Il. ry N.la n i- al- . wilh Iolnar. itizlen
arte +o,\t h ,ail- h eof lh, d c hi lo'k.
A. i lh is another retaýont for their
The artin, lU trithe orporation
were ai tel i ti e li mrtgage office on
11arh 1st ai d - shos that Mr. Josbeph
M. rllaies is. the proesidlent of the
new organizatioi. with Ir. lharry
I. Nolatn as. vice-presidnt and Ralph
P. Notolan s sretry- treasurem ar.
do a genesral n achinery and iron
construction business and there is no
doubt but chat ithey will branch
outi s te.y grte important. ('on
stru(tion lworks. iron foundries and
machite sholls hat have been estab
lished any length of time at all, are
behind in their work from three to
ix months and some otf them asl
much as a year behind in their con
tract. It is veroy evident that these
youllng Algerines have taken the bull
by the horns at the right time. They
are looking far ahead and they no
doubt will be repaid handsomely
for their optimistic views.
Their many friends extend con
gratulations and best wishes in this
GETS G(ODl POSITION AT WASH.
r. .lames E. D)onovan, formerly of
Keene, N. H., but lately a resident of
our town, received a telegram a few
days ago to report at Washington,
D. C., immediately, as a position with
a salary of $2,600 annually awaits
him as a special field agent In the
Auditor's Department. Mr. Donovan
is a son-in-law of Mr. Jeff D. Gerretts
of Belleville Street. He has been
studying law for the pst three st three or
four years and would have graduated
his year at Loyola University, but he
will now complete his educaton in
one of the colleges in the East. WIr.
and Mrs. Donovan will make their
home at Washington temporarily.
AT HOTEL DIET'.
Robert Anderson, one of the valued
employees of J. Bodenger, was taken
suddenly ill a few days ago and, after
being taken to Hotel Dieu, he was
operated on for an abcess of the gall
bladder and appendicitis. Dr. A. C.
King of our town performed the oper
ation. Mr. Anderson is reported as
progressing nicely at the institution
and hopes to be out with his friends
again within fifteen or twenty days..
MRS. EDWARD MILS4 FIRES SHOT
AT FLEEING PORCH C(IIMBER.
Frightened away by a bulldog In
an attempt to rob the residence of
.Mrs. E. Thompson, 1314 Prytania
Street, burglars tried to enter a beck
window of the resldeno.e of Mrs. Ed
ward Mills, 1430 Melpomene Street,
Monday morning, and were shot at
by Mrs. Mills. Corporal Burns and
Patrolman Couliton of the Second
Precinct searched the neighborhood
Immediately aferwards, but could
find no trace of the marauders.
Mrs. Mills saw one of the men
climb a post onto a rear shed below
a second-story window. She got a
gun. WThen she returned the porch
climber and a confederate were flee
ing through an alley. Mrs. Mills fired
once at the men, but missed. One
Is described as about five feet eight
inches high, medium build, dressed
In a dark suit of clothes and a light