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Vo. XXIX ALGIERS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1921. No. 21
STITUTION OF LOUISIANA WILL ALLOW
CITY TO OWN AND OPERATE FERRIES
WILL CITY FATHERS COME TO OUR
RESCUE IN THIS ELEVENTH
Association of Commerce Will Also Make
New ()rleans. La.. Sept. 27. 1021.
'tor, Algiers I lerald.
I am encloi:n for the lbenefit of the people of .\lgierr-every
one of whom ue' the ferries. and most of whom I am sure read \-our
ble paper-an extract tfr,oim our new Constitution, found in
cion '14 M1". (,f Article 14. which would enable the city to own
operate said terries, which article reads as follows:
"For he purpose of constructing, acquiring, extcnding or implr-
ig any revenue-producing publlic utility, the Legislature may au
ze municipal corporations to issue bonds. secured exclusively,
ipal and interest. by mortgage on the lands, buildings, ma
*nery and equipment and by pledge of the income and revenues
such public utility.
"Such bonds shall not be a charge upon the other incntm and
revenues of the municipality and shall not he included in computing
the indebtedness of the municipality for the p)urlpose of any limita
Unless this loe: not mean what it says, it shmuld. oliously
estitle the City to, the authority to sell the necessary amount of
s to take over the Canal Street Ferry business, on Dec. 31st.
Should the City do this, it is needless to say that it will present
s with the most substantial -New Year's package the ,ld town
ever handed since it was evolved from Bienville's Plantation in
Figures in hand show that the City. which would not have to
the large sums exacted of a lessee, can easily clean up $15,.ooo
ot this business, over and above all expenses of every descrip
us then suppose that the City would, as it should, agree to
operate this important public utility, and that it wonld also,.
Ild, cut all fares in two.
s would mean that the City could pay 6 percent on a $750.
'bond issue, while placing $30,000 a year to the credit of a sink
Amd for the extinguishment of the bonds.
It would mean besides, that passengers would be given upper
accommodations on perhaps a 7 minute schedule at the rate
say to crossings for 15 cents, while their tax for the privilege of
in Algiers. was being still further reduced through a propor
cut in fares from 2o to io cents on the deck below.
ee is no more doubt that this can be done than there is that
like the "Pickles"-say 25 feet longer with about one-third
iower, together with the necessary double-decked pontoons
pacent opproaches--can be installed for the amount men
These boats, it may be said, would, besides their increased
ae rdders at both ends, which would permit them to run
hile they would handle vehicles simultaneously
MaStUt swould enable them to run straight from one
to the other, while their ability to load and unload at the
time, would permit them to get away from the landing in
*e time now consumed.
lt should be definitely known now in a few days, whether our
Council is going to give us all these good things
we are entitled to and things we can have, if said council will
.One thing is certain and that is that said Cquncil has been
of the situation and that it has been advised that the time
ibugaboo of "Municipal Ownership" must not. be given any
t this discussion. The idea of politicalizing this ferry ser
it scomparatively few employees among which are the
and engineers who are licensed by the United States gov
Smust pale into absurdity when weighed against the com
tremendous advantages enumerated. Let not the dread
taminating the hapless boot-blacks and the harmless ever
lady ticket-takers, lure you from your duty, Messrs. Com
It is rather the politicalized franchise of the old regime, upon
you should focus your attention, only when you throw these
instruments overboard, will you be carrying out your
made from every stump, to inaugurate the needed new deal
'rould provide the greatest good for the greatest number.
One of the Committee.
DaB OP APOPLEXY.
SMary Gasae, 61 years old, re
-Mar the Cut Off Road, Lowei
was taken suddenly ill on the
read near Lee's lane Fridai
'She died before she could re
mldical attention. Mrs. Gassle
at her way to her home at the
kr. J. E. Poilock, assistant cor
SlNeseaced death due to apo
was a native of ,New Or
b Shad resided here for the
years. The funeral tool
*E41 at 3 o'clock from the
it her daughter, Mrs. E.
aItermenat was In Greenwood
PING POST FOR WIFE BEATERS
St ii _ _ seas stes am als
LEVEE BOARD AND RAILROAD
OPWPICIAIA INSPC SITE.
Members of the New Orleans
Levee Board and officials of the
Southern Pacific Railroad met Sat
urday at 2 p. m. at the site of the
proposed levee on the Algiers side
of the river south of the Southern
Pacific terry landing, to look over
the situation. At a conference be
tween members of the board and
railroad officials Wednesday night,
action on the adoption of levee plans
were postponed until after Satur
day's inspection. The Levee Board
and the railroad officials cannot
agree as to who shall pay for the
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ASKS FOR ACTION
IDEIAY NOW WILL SPELL. FAIL
I1RE FOR ('ITY OWNED
Aswciat ion of ('ommerce May Act
The Algiers citizens held a confer
ence 'Monday afternoon with the
committee of the Association of
Commerce on Civic Affairs. The
object of the meeting was to acquaint
the committee with the work that
had been done by the Algiers Ferry
Committee in demanding that the
city of New Orleans take over and
operate the ferries for the benefit
of the public instead of selling a
franchise for the benefit of a corpor
The meeting was held in the
rooms of tlI Association of Com
merce, a full delegation of Algiers
citizens being present. The sub
committee of the Association of
Commerce consisted of Col. Allison
Owen. Mr. Frank Dameron, and Dr.
A. B. Dinwiddie.
The personnel of the Algiers com
mittee was as follows: Messrs. J.
R. Norman, Dr. C. V. Kraft, Adolph
Spitafaden, Jr., E. W. Burgls, J. Bo
denger, Frank Duvic, Charles Don
ner, Joe. W. Lennox, and Mrs. Lilly
Yalets. Several of the members of
the Algiers committee explained the
conditions under which Algiers has
been handicapped these many years.
Mr. Peter S. Lawton, chairman of
the Algiers ferry committee sent the
following communication to Hon.
Paul H. Maloney. Commissioner of
"New Orleans, La., Sept. 25, 1921.
Hon. Paul H. Maloney,
Commissioner of Public Utilities,
New Orleans, La.
Dear Mr. Maloney:
There being but eight more days
during which bills may be intro
duced in the Legislature, now in
session, I would like to be Informed
as President of the Algiers Citizens
Ferry Association, if the city has
found any new legislation necessary
to enable it to cut the present ferry
rates to that of a "municipally
owned-and-operated' basis, and if
so. whether the bills (It any) neces
sary to bring this about, will be pre
sented and urged at this Legislative
We "want to report to the people
of Algiers. who, as you are aware,
are being subjected to a tax as
onerous as it is unnecessary, in this
ferry matter, and who are therefore,
reasonably expecting early relief at
the hands of the present City Admin
istration. I may say that, notwith
standing the work done by the Citi
zens Ferry Committee, and the
numerous conferences held with the
members of the Commission Council
both individually ,and collectively
we have received no definite infor
mation on this matter up to this
time, and we therefore trust that
under the circumstances, you will not
consider this request as being un
timely or improper. Personally, we
am well aware of the strenuous ex
perience you have had with other
large matters which have taxed your
time ever since your induction into
office, and we can only offer as an
apology for this intrusion, the vital
economic importance of this subject
matter to not only every inhabitant
of the Fifth Municipal District, but
to those of the entire city of New
Orleans as well.
Very truly yours.
PETER S. LAWTON.
p1PTH DISTRICT CIVIC IAGUS.
SThe Fifth District Civic League
will hold its regular meeting on. Mon
day, Oct. 3rd, at the residence of
Mrs. Chas. Abbott in Segauln St. All
members are urged to attend as mat
ters of importance will be discusased.
New members are invited.
KLOTED OUBUL OOdXMANDER.
P. H. Choate has been elected con
sl commander of J. C. Root Camp
No. 579, Woodmen of the World of
Algiers to eea~ d the late A. C.
Dupl.. ora rwas named ad
vgor lletlemst to smei MI
"I)IXIE' TO IREFUNDI EXPENSE
OF EXAMINATION OF TITLE
AND PASSING OF AC(T OF
SALE, AT MATURITY OF
LOAN TO ITS
A plan whereby the borrower will
be refunded the expenses paid by
him in the purchase of a home
through the "Dixie" will shortly be
announced, the actual details, while
not fully worked out is another step
toward helping the Home Owner.
William J. Sonnemann directing head
of the Association, said that the re
ducing of the interest rate in 1917
by his Association to its members, a
rate that has not been met by any
other Homestead or Building and
Loan Association in the State has
placed the Association foremost
among the Homesteads, this is
shown in that its membership is
larger than many Associations
operating in New Orleans for 25 or
30 years and its resources greater
than many operating in the city for
30 years or longer.
Mr. Sonemann leaves shortly for
the East to look into Homestead and
Building and Loan affairs and on
his return will place the proposition
before the Board of Directors for
approval, when announcement to its
membership will be made.
Mr. Sonnemann has been one of
the leaders in homestead work In
Louisiana. He has brought forward
many new stunts in homestead asso
ciations work. Besides being con
nected with the Dixie as secretary
treasurer, he is also a director of
the City Branch of the Whitney
Central Trust and Savings Bank.
MILITARY FUNERAL IS GIVEN
LATE HORACE (RESPO,
KILLED IN. ARGONNE
Members of the American Legion
and Gold Star Mothers League and a
squad from the Naval Station, togeth
er with many relatives and friends
attended the funeral of Private Hor
ace M. Crespo, world war hero. Sun
day afternoon. Services were con
ducted at the Church of the Holy
Name of Mary and interment follow
ed in St. Mary's Cemetary. where a
squad fired a volley over the grave
following the sounding of taps by a
Private Crespo was killed in the
Argonne Forest. France. October 4.,
1918, while serving in Company M,
Eighteenth Infantry, First Division.
His body was sent to New York and
reached home Saturday. He is sur
vived by his mother, widow, who was
Miss Ella Fayard, and other rela
tives. the family being well known
in the lower coast section of Algiers.
Members of Horace M. Crespo
Post, of Algiers. acted as pallbearers.
They were N. E. Brownle.. S. Marie,
N. E. Parmentel, H. Marie, A. A
mann and J. Murphy.
The 8trong Pipe rml like a Hair
Mattres Warehoose mad a Rbber
Uoot Faetory both Burning Down to
the. The B ter ueeen't Notleo
the 0r beesne hi Ses o Saul.
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c'AN.IAL T. F1ItItIES ('OMI'PELS
lWA(GON TO GO( TO THIIII
An incident occurred a few days
ago that just adds another thorn to
the side of our business men on this
side of the river who are compelled to
suffer some of the ill treatment ac
corded them by the Southern Improv
ment and Ferry Comany. A wagon
load of roofing paper came to the
Canal Street ferry for Algiers. The
first ferry would not take the load
merely waving the driver back. When
the second boat came, the driver was
told that the load was too heavy, and
would not be permitted to cross on
the Canal Street Ferries. This had al
ready caused a delay of a half hour
and it was necessary for the driver to
go to the Third District ferry to cross.
Is the refusal of the Southern Im.
provement and . erry Company, to ac
cept heavy loads an acknowledgement
of the insecurity of the steel pontoons
on either side of the river, or is the
deck of the boat not strong enough to
carry the load? If the Third District
ferry, a much smalher boat, can carry
this load and if the old pontoons at
this ferry can hold heavy loads, there
certainly must be some reason why
they are refused at Canal street.
SATURDAY WILL BE AMERICAN
Preparations are rapidly being com
pleted for the monster American Lib
erty Demonstration and Pageant
which is to be staged in New Orleans
Saturday, October 1st. There will be
a parade add speaking by leading men
of the nation, state and city, and the
parade which will form at Claiborne
and Canal at 2 p. m., will move
through Canal street to St. Charles,
up St. Charles to Lee Statue, around
Lee statue to Camp, down Camp to
Canal. and out Canal street. Joseph
H. Ferguson will be grand marshal of
the parde, and Congressman James
O'Connor will be a guest of honor.
United States Senator Troussard,
Mayor McShane, Hon. Martin Behr
man, John P. Sullivan and other
prominent men of the nation, state
and city are on the program. Major
J. T. Buddecke has been in active
charge of the plans for the demonstra
tion, and he states that all automobile
owners and Individuls are Invited to
participate. Major Buddecke is just
back from Wahington where he went
to complete plans for the New Orleans
demonstration and he says that the
"Capitol of the Nation has it's eyes
on the South's largest city." They have
have had the verdict of New York and
other sections of the country, and the
demonstration in New Orleans next
Saturday will show the sentiment of
ALLEGED LIQUOR RUNNER.
Deputy Sheriffs Peter Leson and
George Mouillet, of Jefferson parish,
late Sunday night, arrested an al
leged liquor runner. J. De Corte, who
chimed Algiers as his home. He was
speeding along 'Metairie road when
stopped by the deputy sheriffs who
found two five-gallon jugs of whiskey
in the car. De Corte said the liquor
belonged to his employer, William T.
Bird. The latter happened to come
along at a high rate of speed while
the officers were interrogating De
Corte. He was ordered to halt but
kept on. A charge of speeding was
made against both Bird and DeCorte
before Judge George J. Tranth, of
the first justice-of the peace. Gretna.
An additional accusation of having
liquor in his possession in violation
of the United States laws was sworn
to against De Corte who will be given
over to the prohibition officers.
EV'ENING SCHOOL TEACHERS.
Faculties for the evening schools
were announced Saturday by Superin
tendent Gwinn. following the approv
al of his recommendations by the
School Board, Friday night.
Mr. Miles W. Pearce will be princi
pal of Evening School No. 5 located
in McDonogh No. 4 School. The oth
er teachers will be. Miss M. ltram
.l, Miss L Honold, Miss L. Shook,
Miss Horace Rus, Miss Cortnne
Besse. Kim KiM Skmambee
Police Shoots Man
With Gun In Home
Ilerton G. Kuzman. :9 year; old. of
417 Patterson Street. .\lgiters. was
,hot in the left thigh in a grin hat
t],' T'hutlSity nicht with p.stroln,
from the Eighth I'reovin, t -tation
a lile.' re;isting alrest at his home.
He i as sent to (harity Iopit)ial
whe.re his wounds are protinounic.'d
not ,'itiOi S.
Knuzman began shooting at the of
ficers without earning. according to
the police, firing four shots at Patrol
lln Louis Bhyer. ('harles Goer'vais
and Elmiore Evans (ervais fired
on1e. at KuzmaIn. antl i n the, latter
was rushed by the polie,'. overpowe.r
'di and dis'armed. Th, shooting o'
Stlrred in the hall of Kztman's honlll.
As a result of statelllents male to
('apttain James ('ripps by Alexander
I \itheliir. l!0' Iavergt ne Street. a bro
ther-in-law of Kuzman. Mrs. huhler.
tmother of Mrs. Ktuzmai. and Robert
('ox of 1514 ('anal Streeot. ('aptain
('ripp tannoulnced that charge, woullld
he file, against K1uzm.1an inll Scond
City Crimninal Court Friday of shoot
in 1 into) a dwelling alld shooting
with intent to kill.
.Accordilng to the statements. Kntz
tman, who is a boatswain's mate in
the natvy. ctaine to his home in Al
giers Thursday afternoon and cursed
and assaulted his wife while under
the influence of liquor.
He returned again at 9 o'eloek in
toxicated and created such a distur
bance that his wife became frighten
ed and went to the home of her moth
er. 111 Lavergne Street. Her hus
band followed and asked for her.
Upon being told she wasn't in the
house, he went next door to the home
of Withers, his brother-in-law, and
fired a bullet through the glass of
the front door, according to Withers.
He then went back to his house.
The Eighth Precinct police station
was notified and Patrolmen Beyer,
Gervais and Evans went to Kuzman's
home to arrest him Kuzman came
to the door, according to their state
ments, and told them to come inside.
In his hand he held a pistol.
The patrolmen asked Kuzman to
step outside. The latter immediate
ly opened fire on them, and Oervais
shot once in return. Kuzman was
then overpowered after a struggle
and taken to the police station, where
# was found he had been wounded
in the exchange of shots.
CHLOROFORMING TRIO ODNFRpS,
A white man and two negroes, ac
cused of chloroforming a family of
three on the lower coast of Algiers
Saturday morning and stealing $168,
were captured Tuesday by the police
and are charged with breaking and
entering in the night, grand larceny
Frank Thompson, employed on the
farm of Peter Tranchina, and George
Smith and Alfred Jackson, the ne
groes, are alleged to have entered
the Tranchina home after midnight
Friday and chloroformed Tranchina,
his wife and daughter.
When the police started their inves
tigation Thompson was missing. On
his return late Monday night he was
arrested and is said to have admitted
he and two negroes, whose names he
gave to the police, had broken into
Tranchina's to steal his money.
Thompdon, according to the police
said he gave the money to his brother,
Joseph Thompson, who lives at Co
rine St. Bernard parish. The brother
denied he received the money.
NEGRO ARRESTIED FOLLOWING
THEFT OF WAT(HR, CLOTHING
Theft of a watch and clothing val
ued at $80 from his bunk room on
the tug Barrington. moored at the
head of Slidell Avenue, was reported
to the police Sunday by Henry M.
Mackney. 2855 Magazine Street.
'Newman Buttler. negro, was arrest
ed pending further investigation.
QUAINT DOLLS WJl t ODRItu APPLE FACES
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Miss Isabel Million lived many years
in Tennessee and it was there she got
the idea of making doll faces from hu
morously twisted dried apples. Here are
shown a pair of her quaint folks. Old
Jake t moonshiner ad his woman.
om w n ass art as ew O tW
Weddings of New
WEST SIIE ('O'I',LES WHO EN
TE:ILtE THE STATE OF MAT
IIIMONY I)URIING WEEK.
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The .rooi who is .w sonl oif 'Ir.
and it i' .1. Born~ of Oli ier Street.
is i, otf our prloini tent % t l ing busi
n,',' m tn haiini. a ntemther of the
firm of Ihom,-orri, liardware ('o.
Tih, oling toupl , ha\,' 'he heslt yish
, f thi .'l I nKSO flllit, :1 .
The wedditig of1 )i.e lota Ilorde
tion and NIr. il:aithiarid Itstoso was
1-til '*cll',br.ttel d \\'dtilestida, Sept.
2 ~t at thit ('hiiubrh of the holy Name
it Nliryv, Itev II. TI. ilaes offitciating.
I he ritde wa o was give\i. away by
.11r. Jos. Phil lipe, wi.s prettily gowin
SedI ili white, hteadeld georgtte with
hat to matt h. Shlit carried a lovely
houtiqiutt of brides roses, aind lilies of
The maid oft honior. Miiss L. lhes
tso, was gownedt i in pink georgette
with hat to match.
Mr. IEd. Larrleiu attended the
groomil anlid tr. A.. Itlooln was usher.
After tlh ceremlnony. a supper for
the bridal party was enjoyed at West
End. The young couple, who re
ceived lalny handsomle presents are
reisidiiig in Slidell Ave.
The wedding of Miss Doris Drumm,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. .los. lrumm,
to Mr. Henry Conrad lDaubert, of New
York. was celebrated at Newcomb
Chapel on Friday, by Dr. J. C. Barr
of Lafayette Presbyterian Church.
The bride had as her attendants, her
sister, Miss Martha Drumm, as maid
of honor and Miss Inez Abadle, as
They wore yellow taffeta, and car
ried arm bouquettes of golden glow
and fern. The ushers were Miabs
Lena Mae Boyd, Velma Hinderlang,
Thelma Voss, and Ethel Gegenhelmer.
They wore very attractive frocks of
white Canton crepe, trimmed with yel
low draperies and wore corsage bou
quettes of golden glow and tert.
The groom had as his best man.
Mr. Harold Drumm and as grooms.
man, Mr. Howard T. Bond. The bride
entered to the strains of the wedding
march from "L Prophet". She wore
a handsome gown of white crepe satin
her veil was draped from a wreath of
orange blossoms. She carried a shower
bouquette of lillies of the valley and
roses. Miss Zelda Huckins sang, "I
Love You Truly". A reception was
held for the bridal party and imme
diate family only. Mr. and Mrs. Dan
bert left the next day on the "Comas"
for New York, where they make their
The marriage of Miss Nora Gilles
pie to Mr. Lawrence Bush, was cele
brated at the brides residence, 1400
Farragut St., Rev. Cotter, officiating.
The bride, who was given away by
her father, is one of our most popular
young ladies. She was beautifully
gowned in white satip.
Miss Ida Bush, the maid of honor
wore a flesh crepe de chine dress and
carded pink, roses.
Miss Mary Bush. one of the brides
maids, wore a flesh crepe de chine
dress and carried pink roses, while
the other bridesmaid. Miss Lucille
Lecourt wore a peach crepe de chine
and carried pink roses.
The ring bearer, little Mary Maca
lusa wore a net dress over pink and
carried a basket of carnations.
The flower girl. little Alma ornet
wore a canary taffeta dress and car
ried a basket of pink roses.
The best man was M. Andy Rosen
garden. The other attendants were
Willlie Schwehn and Eddle Hlennee