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16A THE HERALD.SCHOOL CHILDREN FREE
hibits Ferry Companits from charging
school children fare during school hours.
But wchy are we still paying the fare?
Devted to the Upblldlrg of the W eft Side of the River. "A very live and creditable weekly newspmper."-MANUFAC(TURERS RECORD.
ALGIERS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 1922 No. 16
The Great American Bell
By Richard Lloyd Jones
Spractically every home on farm and in town, in every shop and store,
and office there is a little bell behind which is a story of romance
f1 before which is a wonderful world that it made less wile. That is
-W used to call hello across the field. This little bell now carries
helo across the continent. The farmer who was ten miles away
town had to harness his horse and drive the old spring seat for
than an hour to deliver a simple business message. Now he rings
thbell and in two minutes the business is done.
With equal ease the business man in Minneapolis confers with his
ggrOW in New Orleans and the New York lawyers talks to his San
magine what it would be to be without it. How strange that scien
* mean of forty-six years ago viewed it with suspicion.
Os the first day of this month in his Novia Scotia summer home,
sader Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone died in his seventy
g. tsr. His death brought back the story of the advent of the phone.
k was highly educated in the scientific schools or Scotland and
-,L - As a young man he was a professor of sciences in Boston
gvrsitY. He married the daughter of a wealthy merchant. He joined
tM hay in extending to her especial tender consideration for she was
g. He resolved to use his scientific knowledge to perfect a device
.ge would give her an artificial eardrum that his voice might carry to
-. For a year he experimented in his father-in-law's tarn. Hie failed
"r all way to carry his voice to his beloved and afflicted bride, but that
".at effort brought him the instrument that has carried the human
,ve ovr the seas and across continents.
gi father-in-law lost his fortune. This invention rebuilt it beyond
SpoortioLs of all former dreams.
18 1I76 Mr. Bell carried his newly patented invention to the Phila
Ma exposition where our nation celebrated its Centennial. But no
Sas ticed the telephone. Popular intrest seemed to center in the butter
cmalied out of New York's famous Herkimer County butter.
gmatists assembled there but even they were not attracted. At
ye of the more eminent consented to look at the odd little device.
i mte into the mouthpiece, another at a distance listened at the re
My God, it talks!" the latter cried. And then the telephone came.
I is l your house and my house, your shop and my shop. Our life
igU bkilt to be dependent upon it.
go the nrst of this month few took notice of the passing of this great
yter of mankind. He shortened distance; saved time; sped up all
wheels of industry and promoted commerce. He was a great progress
Mr. Bell sent our hello everywhere. He brought us the little bell
sw have made the Great American Bell. It is the little bell that calls
-t4r as bidding more than any bell the world has ever known.
S ANT CAMPAIGN.
Semrr is trying to do her share in
t ib of the Argentine Ant accord
SMt reparts of the captains and
oorhkers. Following is the list
ElI.*k I collected by the workers
captaln, Mrs. May
A; Secona prtact,
hles, captain, $46.87;
Mrs F. Hymel, cap.
Fourth precinct, Mrs.
$6y, $sn5; Fifth precinct,
s edo, captain, $60.10; Sixth
iet. Mrs. Joe. Healey, captain,
ses aavrasser to be heard trom,
Sseesth precinct, Mrs. Win.
a, captaln, $33.; Eighth pro
rI.b L. Satos, captain, $57.87;
eunct, ,Mrs. K. Wiegman,
'eath precinct, Mrs. Joe. Mot
egilsm, $3L10; leventh pe.
a Mr. L F. Glach and Mrs.
pelact not fnished, $1100;
S ueelct, Mrs. Joe. Hourcade,
S eisred workers, the captain,
haeww collected a total of
with the collection of the
aSI Daptist Church, which
t $4.15, gave a grand to
Apklas, working in Eighth
lfk precincts, $.60; Olivier
. L lhonklsm wishes to thank
Srae bhelped to contribute
i.q aleo special thanks to
ot the varonus precincts
ir wrkers, who helped to
dims a seucces.
ANIOSOM E RESIDENCI
£ A ienat was awarded a few
i the erection of a bean
iýn y residence for Mr.
amleut to cost $1,000.0.
la.s was designed, and plans
t furnshed by one
ter umea, Mr. George poi.
Vi new building will be lo
M t semmertr of Seguin and
CWU. It will be stucco on
Wa will coasist of a It.
m eptioan hall, breakfast
Snd office on the
s ad thres edrooms and
-hA suead flooe. The main
* . lever floor will have
ans d e bath, tdolets
a vil he toled. This wsll
SCui.. sadditon to this
o the own.
iO LLYV O3nO .
ltary a njoy eOwN
track s4d iro.
e-a sloe trip to Union.
e d wet to the country
Mtnr 0. Gandea and
amet we: Mimes arrie,
at mid meeband, LRine
asroand, 0. Gat
cd oum Woolverton,
. t Sdebrand, Mr.
Mr. sand Mrs. O.
Pi ARM. •
mis Lou Treadway,
'Ls. W. A. Troa
c twas playing em
ant Irst a e
CLOSE NEWTON STREET t
VIADUCT, COUNCIL ORDERS
Commission Council voted Wednes- I
day night to close the Newton street I
viaduct crossing the Southern Pacific
yards, in Algiers. Streets will be re
opened at ground levels, as a traffic
substitute, the council announced. The
council, the Southern Pacific and the a
Algiers street car company had been
unable to agree on proposed repairs
of the viaduct, condemned by engi
NECESSARY TO ENTER
SCHOOLS, GWINN ANNOUNCES
Superintendent of Schools J. M.
Gwinn yesterday made public the
dates for free vaccination against
small pox that will be administered
in the Algiers schools. The Orleans
board of education physicians wil 1
be at the McDonogh No. 4 school on
the mornings of September 11 and 12,
at the Lawton White school on the l
morning of September 13, and at the
Lawton negro school on the morning
of September 14.
Mr. Gwinn says the same ruling
on vaccination that prevailed in the
city proper would be enforced in AlI
gilers and any child not successfully
vaccinated during the last seven years
will not be permitted to attend school
without a certificate. The superin
tendent said a certificate from family'
physicians would be accepted by the
board's health officers.
American flags, electric lights and
fire works will mark the scene of the
grandest block dance ever staged in
Algiers next Thursday night, August
21, on Peliean Avenue, between Se.
ginu and Bouny Streets. The Boy
Scouts of Troop 32, who are giving
this entertainment are doing every 1
thing possible to make the event one 1
that will be everlastingly remembered
and spoken of by the people of Al]
giers. Already some three hundred
tickets have been disposed of, which
makes us believe that the crowd will
be a record breaking one.
This dance is going to be a whole
family dance, this meaning that only
that kind of dancing that is suitable
for the whole family from mother
and father to little sister and brother
will be allowed. Many mothers sad
fathers have promised to be in at
tendance. Boy Scents of New O'
leans will also come to Algiers on
Brownlee's Band will furnish the
To-nght in the basement of the Al
giers Methodist Church the Epworth
League is giving a three act play
"Her Gloves". We are sure you will
enjoy yourself if you but come, there
will be no admissioq. only a volus
tary offering will be taken, and re
freshments sold. It has been remarked
that a detective agency would be ea
ployed to find who was the owner of
the gloves, but with a little patienee
and your. attendance fo-night the
question will be settled for you. And
by the way, there's a set4er-etlaW
in the play yes know what they are
bqet ys i n a r t kmb S
Another Strike Possibility
DONT WORRY 'BOUT 60IN' S(100L
SACK TO SCHOOL, EDDIE! .e E L
ITS QUITE A WHILE YET- \I
SOMETHIN' MIGHT HAPPEN! jZ
MAYBE THE TEACHER'LL O
Personal Mention ºN
And General News
SHORT ITEMS CO(NOERNING
WEST SIDE PEOPLE.
Mrs. J. Woolverton and daughter.
Mary, and Messrs. Gaus and Adolph ad
Woolverton and Mr. A. Francisco do
have returned from a month's trip Di
to Hot Wells, La. no
Misses Leona and Mary Koenis an
left Tuesday for San Francisco and ci
New Mexico. On their way home
t they will stop at interesting points cc
of the west. st
Miss C. Abel of St. Louis, Mo., was cr
the guest of her relatives. Mr. and at
Mrs. Chas. H. Smith, of Nelson di
street last week.
Mrs. Olivia Borne and children
left to spend awhile with her sister
in-law, Mrs. Paul Borne, Jr., of Mem
Mrs. Paul Borne, Sr., is leaving o(
for Edgar, La., to visit her sister
in-law, Mrs. Camille Foucheux. 1
Miss Cecilia Hymel is spending si
her vacation at Bay St. Louis. w
Judge Duffy is spending his vaca- di
t tion at Abita Springs, La. il
Everard Bates, infant son of Mr. ii
and Mrs. Edward J. Hinyub, was a
r baptised at St. Anthony's Church, t
a McDonoghville, Sunday. The spon
sors were Mrs. Josephine Stapler al
and Bates Heffner.
* Master John Clarence Williams is ec
g spending his vacation with Mrs. E. m
B. Walker of 617 Pelican Avenue.
[ The many friends of Miss Antoinette
I Thorning will be pleased to learn that
I- she is improving after a serious ill
/ ness. ta
Mr. and Mrs. R. Engler have re- st
1 turned after a visit to Hot Springs or
, and to Philadelphia and Washington. se
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Tompson and 'E
family are spending awhile at Man.
Mrs. Julia Smith and family have re
returned from Mandeville, La. th
Miss Clare Finley returned this
S week from a trip to Billings, Mon ni
s tans, where she was the guest of Bi
t Mr. and Mrs. E. V. Thompson and
daughter, Naomi. While there, they ni
motored through Yellowstone Park. D
Master John Finley spent ten days D
Sin Abita Springs visiting the McNeely V
s family. bi
d Mrs.U.J. Lewis and Mrs. R. Rule R
6. have returned from Roseland Farm, L
h Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Pollock enjoyed L
ta pleasant week at Bay Adams. R
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Graf have re- n
turned from Helenburg. A
e Mr. U. J. Lewis enjoyed a fishing Ii
, trip to Bay Adams. L
r Mrs. Sam Hogan and daughter d
d Mary Louise and Mrs. C. Hoke are L
. visiting in Mississippi.
!* Mrs. T. U. Buchholz entertained the T
I Matrons Club. The successful players C
were Mrs. G. W. Pollock, Mrs. P. J
I Cognevich (playing for Mrs. I
Brooks) and Mrs. R. J. Williams. N
Miss Clairla Richards received the U
Mrs. C. V. Kraft and daughters re
1 turned Tuesday from a trip through B
h the north and east. N
MF iss Myrtle Lee McCloekey enter-
tained a number of her ftrends at her T
a home, on Tuesday night. S
(Continued e Page 3.)
Arranglements have been completed
j for the Third Grand Block Dace to
r be given at the corners of Verret
Sl nd Patterma Sttreets, o Friday ght
Awrmhe.d ba Dusam - am m M ,
New 5,000 Ton 0'
Section Here For
A new 5.000 ton section, to be lost
b added to the present 2,000 ton dry 1.
o dock of the Johnson Works Dry of
P Docks and Shipbuilding Company is not
now anchored off Lavergne street,
I and it is announced by offi
d cials of the firm that the work of the
connecting the two sections w) Set
started Wednesday. This will in- tha
crease the efficiency of the plant and ar
d at the same time enable it to accomo- ch!
a date the largest vessels that enter the OI
port of New Orleans. jol
The section was constructed in New
York and it represents an outlay of in
$100,000. It was towed here from the is
point where it was built. Nearly 500,
000 feet of timber were used in the
r construction of the section. Number
1 dock to which it is to be added be
g sides having the 7,000 ton capacity
will be able to take care of vessels
L. drawing 21 feet of water. The dock the
itself towers 28 feet above the deck gie
line. Although the old dock is a Be
steam operated one, when the new ma
section is connected up the entire Orl
thing will be operated by electricty.
Dockmaster E. D. McNair states that fee
although the old section was con- an(
structed In 1905 it is still in excellent the
is condition. About twenty vessels a I l
P. month are handled by the concern. aff
1 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Susslln enter- tio
tained a crowd of boys and girls at a in
a surprise party at the Pythian Hall of
s on Bermuda street in honor of their it
a. son's Joseph, Junior, sixteenth anal
.4 versary of his birth. Ort
a. Dancing was indulged in until the the
wee hours of the morning and dainty
e refreshments were served throughout 1
the evening. pr
is The music for the dancing was fur- her
M. nished by Durand's & Humphrey'she
)f Band. pyre
id Those who spent a pleasant eve- by
7y ning were: Misses. M. and A. Stone, hel
k. D. Whitney, M. Finley, N. Casler, F. me
r Davis, R. Hinderlang, J. Berthaut, pre
ly Vonale Lee, D. Hansen, C. Marl- Th
brough, Rita Watkins, B. Cross, P. B.
le Watkins, A. Sullivan, T. Willie, S. Ch
Legendre, F. McCord, M. Kramme, L Su
Schroder, M. Reynolds, L. Miller, l. ne:
Lilly, L. Koenig, H. Mosely, O. Mc- He
Mahon, L. Gravois, G. Rooney, N. Pe
Richards, A. and S. Acker, M. Rey- tel
n nolds, Esther Cabanoil, B. Puckett, C. Me
Arnold, Olga Duplan, I. Rice, J. Suss- G.
td lin, C. Spellman, C. Smith, Z. Soulant, In
L. Krause, A. Gravols; Messrs. Nelson I Hi
Sr Graham, D. Peck, D. Pitre, B. and 8. Pe
re Legendre, L. Adams, A. Christy, N. th
Richards, M. Hauer, L. Acker, N. hit
eo Trist, M. Acker, J. Curren, B. Ramos,
r C. Umbach, B. Schroth, W. Barrett,
p, S. and J. Leonard, J. Rupp, J. Forrest,
J. Kramme, T. Buchols, P. Dassinger, ed
N5 N. Wilson, O'Brien, Clark, J. Phillips, he
e George Jones, N. Trauth, N. Stinger, ca,
H. and J. Schwarzenbach, H. Israel, A. bi
Sinclair, Barney Gilder, E. Drumm, L.
and C. Cassler, B. Donner, O'Nell en
Barret, R. Drumm, R. and W. Keenan, cIh
N. and A. LeBlanc, L. McMahon, D. be
S Senner, J. Calvin, N. Whitmore, C. sit
or Terrebonne, F. Uumbach, J. Calabrise, me
S. Kern, L Davis, F. Sylvia, N. Bach, da:
B. Stinger, J. Schroder, Joseph Suss- ho
Tia, Jr., C. 8tacy, V. Durand, C. New
berry, L. Fitzpatrick, L Rodrigaes, B. nil
Golden, R. Brown, 0. Israel, O. Palm- be
er, F. Umbach and many others. Mi
Pd - Jol
to EXCLUSIVE CLUB. E
ht The next meettigof the o eclsv re
Club will be hed at the home . Miss Jo
OW. JLeUaa, a4s Dellevale street, l(
esa rar ylht, Asust 5, MSL eta.
is Member of Legislature.
Old Regulars of the Fifteenth Ward
1 lost another leader yesterday when I
y P. F. O'Donnell, member of the house
y of representatives from that ward, an. 1
is nounced he had quit the Behrman
tforces and had joined the New Reg
ular Democratic association.
- Coming as it does on the heels of
)f the declaration a few days ago by I
M Senator Charles A. Henricks,
n. that he had left the Behrman
id camp and allied himself with the New
Regulars, the announcement of a
" change in the affiliation by Mr.
ie O'Donnell is in the nature of a severe
jolt to the old Regulars.
w Politicians look on these changes
of in affiliations as a certain indivation
that the drift of sentiment in the city
is toward the New Regular Demo
ie Mr. O'Donnell's announcement,
which was in the shape of a formal
Is "As the elected representative in
k the legislature of the citizens of Al
,k giers, I feel it is my duty to quit the
a Behrman ranks, and join with my
many friends in the New Regular
"As a member of the Legislature, I
ft feel that I did my best to work for
-. and safeguard the best interests of
It the people of Algiers, and I feel that
aI am doing so now when I become
affiliated with the New Regular Dem
"I know that the candidates of the
New Regular Democratic organimr
tion are high-class men; are qualfledl
a in every way, and deserve the votes
11 of the people.
Ir "Most of my friends are affiliated
with the New Regular Democratic
Organization, and I am glad to join
PRESENTED WITH GOLD PIN.
It Miss Barbara Penisson was sur
prised by a number of her friends at
r I her home Friday night, in honor of 1
's her eighteenth birthday. She was
presented with a beautiful bar pin
e- by Lawrence de Zevala, on behalf of
e, her friends. Dancing and refresh
P. ments were enjoyed. The home was
It, prettily decorated for the occaslon.
rl- The following were present: Misses
P. B. Dauenhauer, B. Hinyub, M. and T.
S. Chandler. S. Thorning, M. Drumm, A.
L Sutton, L. White, H. Ebret, B. M. Ken
-. ney, A. M. de Zevala, I. Lehman, T.
lc- Heffner, M. Hepting, M. Snow, K. K
N. Peniss, Messrs. L. de Zavela, J. Wal
y- ter, L. Champagne, W. Vicknair, J.
C. Monies, A. Habre, C. Toups, B. Olson,
is-G. oFaller, Mr. and Mrs. O. Penlsson.
it, In the cutting of the cake Miss B.
nl Hinyub received the dime, Miss K.
S. Penisson the ring, Miss I. Lehman
N. the thimble. The evening proved
N. highly enjoyable.
tt, BIRTHDAY PARTY.
It, Miss Marguerite Sarbeek entertain
er, ed her friends last Thursday night at
)s, her home on Bermuda street, the oc
ar, casion being the anniversary of her
L. She received many beautiful pres
all ents from her many friends. The Ni
a, clusive club, of which she is a mem
D. ber, presented her with a navy blue
C. silk rain or shine umbrella. Refresh
as, ments were served in abundance and
h, dancing was indulged in until a late
w= Those who enjoyed a pleasant eve
B ning were: Misses Marguerite Say
a- beck, Alma Fellers, Rita Launaux,
Maud Vesien, Hazel Saleeby, Alden
Johnson, Martha Pond, Oie LeBlance,
Emily Sylvia, Ura Dubret. Margie
Blakeman, Messr Sam arding, Law
f rence Meage, Philip Saleeby, James
s Johason, . Polk, Dexter Pieran, Ma
g, rioa Ryan, Sam Kein Mrs. barbee,
at and temty, Mr. P. late. and .hI,
eand marn etes.
Taxes On Realty
Due Next Month
Collection Made in September, De- F
linquency Starts Oct. 1.
The collection of city taxes on
real estate will begin September 1,'
and continue through to the end of C
the month. On October 1 they will'
become delinquent and those failing lI
to pay before that date must stand '
the additional delinquent fee.
E. T. Drumm, city treasurer, has (
suggested that tax payers on real s
estate send addressed envelopes to 1I
him in order that he might forward -
them the amount of their bills. In i
writing to the city treasurer, tax
payers are advised to give the boun- t
dary lines of their property. a
"In carrying out this suggestion t
I believe it will greatly aid not only
our department but the tax payers a
themselves," said the city treasurer.,
"By having the bills drawn up ahead e
of time, those who call at the office
to pay these bills wln be spared the I
long tedious wait necessary to deter- i
mining the boundaries and to figure '
percentage on assessments and other:I
The colleotion of taxes on per. I
sonal property will begin about the
middle of October and it is expected I
that the same procedure will be fol-.
MATS FOR CAVING c
PREVENTION TO BE
SUNK NEAR ALGIERS. t
To prevent further erosion and a
caving on the Algiers side of the river
above the Algiers ferry, government
engineers and workmen of the Fourth
Mississippi Engineering District will
sink three sections of frame willow
mattresses, each loaded with rock and I
cement ballast at danger points this
The first section will be sunk at a
point about 300 yards above the Al
giers ferry. The entire section ex
tends a distance of about 400 feet
from the banks to where the stream
has a depth of about 110 feet. The
section is 150 feet in width.
Each section will be connected to
the river bank by heavy steel cables
and the first section to be. sunk con
sists of four separate mattresses, each
150 by 100 feet, spliced together, thus
r forming one large mattress known as
Each of the sections will be 400 by
150 feet and when all have been
placed in position and sunk the bank
on the Algiers side, where caving ex
tending for a distance of about 100
feet upstream and about fifty feet out
into the river has taken place with.
in the past few months, will be pro
tected from further sloughidg. The
bank for a distance of 450 feet up the
river and 40 feet out will be protected
from future caving when the laying
of the three sections are completed,
government engineers said.
The first section will be sunk at a
point beginning a few feet above
Dock No. 1 of the Algiers Dry Dock
and Ship Repair Company, while the
other two will be sunk above and ad.
joining the first. The three sections
when completed will extend from the I
dock to a point almost directly op
posite the Corona Coal Company's
A surprise party was tendered by
Miss Loulse Bourgeois, in honor of
Miss Adele Guillot, at her parents'
home ,on August 19th, the occasion
being the anntveray of her birth.
SDuring the evening dancing was in
I dulged in and delicious refreshments
were served. The hostess received
l many beautiful presents. Those pres
ent were: Misses Adele Gulllot, Rlta
I Lutz, Lllian Burrows, D. Acker, Mary
Weigmann, O. Weisbach. Gladys Le
Sgendre, M. Meyers, Margie Wright,
Wright, Louise Kramme, Beulah Gu-l
lot, B. Menrusina. Louise Bourgeois,
LfLsetta Choate, Mesurs. Loauis Cro
. nan, B. Burrows,Trscy and Wm. Ea
. twlstle, Alton Ryan, Louials Lats, Wer
Sner Bourgeois, Elmo Voegthin, Andrew
. Meyer, N. Morgan, PFrank Silva, Ernest
L Loyd, Wmin. Rau, 8tello Croanin, R. Mc
.Closkey, Nolan LeBlanc, Chas. Tee
a rebonne, O'Brien Clark and Alvin
5 Duet, Mr. and Mrs. Oaullot and Mrs.
The Mt. Olivet Sunday School will
have a swimming party on Saturday
evening, August 2, from 7 to 9:30 p.
m., at the gymnasium of the Y. M.
C. A., Corner St. Charles Street and
Lee Circle. All members of the Sun
day School and their friends are in
vited and a good time is promised.
A The use of the swimmlng tank of
Sthe Y. M. C. A., is tendered to the
Sunday School through the courtesy
.of Mr. Hard, Physical Director, and
it is hoped that a great many of the
members will be present.
SThe party will meet at the Sunday
:, School room, Algiers, at 6 o'clock
s Saturday evening. Bring your bathing
r. suit and towel. or if preferred, suialts
s can be rented at the "gym" for 15c.
and towels for k.
E For further partlculars get ain toeac
I. with Mr. Horme BHarri, ChIsrman o
the M gsr mes ..M..ss.
Strike Letters Are
Denied By Klan
Reward of $100 Offered for Evidence
As to Who Made Threats.
A statement denying that the Ku
Klux Klan was responsible for threat
cing letters written to railroad shop
imen in Algiers was received by The
Times-Picayune last week. It fol
"In the editions of August 17, New
Orleans papers carried an article de
scribing the receipt of threatening
letters by two men living in Algiers.
Said letters were supposed to have
been written by this organization.
"Please be kind enough to give
this letter the same space as that
accorded the article above referred
We absolutely and most emphatic
ally deny any and all responsibility
of the letters in question, and will
say that they are absolutely false.
"We regret exceedingly that our
name should have been used in con,
nection with these letters and must
say that some unscrupulous person
has certainly gone some distance in
another attempt to discredit this or
"We further state that no such
practices are resorted to among us
nor will the organization countenance
anything that even borders upon
those things that are not strictly ac
cording to law.
"This is your authority to say that
this Klan No. 45 will pay to the per
son producing evidence to prove this
klan or any one of our members had
any knowledge whatever of those let
ters the sum of $100.
"Please note carefully the heading
of this paper. It is official klan paper.
Any notes, letters or other documents
written on paper other than tils are
positively frauds, and should be
"We assure you that we will make
every attempt to find out who the
party or parties are that are respon
sible for the letters above mentioned
and any information we get will be
turned over to the proper party.
"Thanking you very much for any
courtesy given us, we are, sincerely
"AL-GRE-HAR KLAN No. 45, REALM
OF LOUISIANA, KNIGHTS OF
THE KU KLUX KLAN.
"Officially approved by the Exalted
DOCK BOARD SHEDS AT
FOOT OF CANAL STREET
TO BE REMODELED.
Plans for the beautification of dock
board properties at the foot of Canal
street have been approved by the
board, and General Manager John
H. Walsh, authorized advertisement
for bids as soon as the details have
been completed by the board's archi
tect. This probably will be in a week
or ten days, Mr. Walsh said yester
Remodeling of the Canal street end
of the Poydras shed and construction
of a retaining wall across the head
of the street will be the first
step in the board's improvement
campaign. The plans were pre.
pared by Colonel Allison Owen, in
conformity with a general improve.
ment scheme at that point in which
a number of public bodies are pledged
to participate. The general layout
was prepared by a committee of local
In remodeling the Poydras shed one
corner of the structure will be re.
noved so as to permit a continuation
of the upper line of Canal street to
the river's edge. The shed projects
slightly at this point, obstructing the
Only a part of the proposed re.
*Inlng wall can be built at this time,
Mr. Walsh said, as the city's ferry
franchise has not been awarded. It
is proposed to use part of the pro
ceeds of the ferry franchise for coa -
structlon of a new ferry landlng,
while the present ferry house anad
dock board engineering office will be
removed. The new ferry house walid
be at the upper end of the Bleaville
The retaining wall will be built to
the Mississippi river commissaon
grade of twenty-five feet, and later
he present open dock between the
Poydras shed and the ferry house
will be removed, and the levee flled
in between its present crown and the
LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLL
TO THE BOYS OF ALGIERSI.
Algiers, La., Aug. 22, 1922.
Dear friends, how many of you are
interested in Scouting? I am for one.
I am anxious to reorganize old
Troop 18, B. 8. A., of Algiers, sad I
want as many boys to Join as pm
sible. If you are over twelve years
old, and belong to no other troop,
and think you would like to join,
please see me as soon as possibloe.
My address is 515 Newton Street.
You boys know what good scouthtng
has done for boys, and perhaps have
longed to join them. Here is the op
portunity you have waited for. Seeo
me as soon as possible and I wil
gladly tell you about the troop and
Yous for a sewa Troop 18.
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