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PAE THE HERALD __
SIDeeod to the Up ulUl of.t thW Side of the River. "A very live ad ereditable weekly .ew .per." --MMANVUFACIURE1 RECORD.
ALGIERS, LOUISIANA, THUIRSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1922.
PICAYUNE ALSO HELPS HERALD IN LONG
giT FOR CITY OWNERSHIP OF FERRIES
Their Editorial of Tuesday Follows
simlssion council is moving toward the sale of ferry franchises for
periods, some of them having been already advertised. The
- etter Ferry Association has been waging an energetic it not very
fight against continuance of that present system. The Canal
- franchise expired last January, that of the Third District
Mg ago eas 19u6. The latter was twice advertised for resale
uc esso and since has been operated, we understand, under an
whereby the city is entitled to a small percentage of the
. Meanwhile the people of Algiers, who are the chief users
w-rie, complain of deficient service and equipment, and thrdogh
sseation have been urging public ownership and operation of these
Rt may seem a little late in the day to suggest reconsidera
th ecouncil and a fuller and more thorough consideration by the
--d newspaper nevertheless offers that suggestion. It is our im
d- t there will be little if any competition for the franchises now
tor msale. The present operators own the boats and other
and other bidders probably would have to make terms with
purchase of the equipment. In all likelihood, therefore, the
seald be continued, for another fifteen-year term, very much as
complaints and continuing the very evident dissatisfaction
b its patrons. Opinions differ sharply regarding the profits de
the ferry operation, but the fact that private owners are willing
for the franchise privilege is fairly conclusive evidence
a pain business.
ii ownership were decided upon, the city would have only
the paraphernalia at a just valuation fixed by a fair appraisal.
Stheseof should not be prohibitive. Purchase price and betterments
he financed out of earnings. Under decent management we could
expect, within a few years, material improvements of service
stge to the dwellers on both sides of the rivet. Municipal oper
sfrries is not a novelty.' It has been adopted successfully else
tm is s extension of municipal service as logical and feasible as
, ,ship and operation of our wharves. The danger of "political
M the ferry service would be slight by reason of the fact that
rtsie rerqtires a small number of employes, who could not be
S a ~very formidable cog in a political machine, composed as
of both races and both sexes.
" Ti4es-Picayune believes the plan feasible, safe and worthy of
H1 the city fathers hesitate to go the full length, by taking over
" fLes whose franchises expired, they can minimise the risk, if
be, by a "trial test" of municipal operation with the Canal street
-t biggest of the lot and the one about which there is at present
latest complaint. We cannot believe the financial difficulties are
and can see no reason why a publicly owned and operated
service should not prove as efficient, as satisfactory and as ad
to the public Interest as a publicly owned and operated wharf
. hlon uroven by our own experience.
awla1 a hearing at the City WI
at ans nspection of the prem
Vtcils Williams, of the Low
listS Public Service Commis
St he would recomr
i bthat th 1i
rafiroad be direeted to
the Newton street viaduct Tu
p.Wsss the company's yards in thi
The viaduct was closed sev- off
usio go by the commission
ites, City Engineer J4hnI w
had declared it unsafe. ve
Wt heaing was continued to Oc- enf
$3, when the railroad company qu
ImeSt its case. v
Alilem er. Williams issued a
that it was evident that br
Isethera Pacific, through the fle
e several Algiers streets, had cr
_ e viaduct a necessity to the at
vihtg on Its lower side, and m
(at he believed the railroad
be ordered to repair and w
the structure. W
stm eseluioner heard testimony bi
vrmual citizenas of the section S1
the aoidng of the bridge was a
to mrgress and made livitng w
bL lweer side inconvenient. w
3. Norman, W. W. Hoffstetter, be
at !01 Newton street, Al- !i
sed Peter Lawton, gave testi- re
Iir. Lawton represented the
Algiers who had Sled the d
iLt the commission against the ci
. N. Choe, counsel for the rail
e pany, questioned all the wit- g
altbough he did not put any- ti
t-aetead to defend the co.- a
lMr. Chafe said that he would
M eose to offer when the hears -
in mamed. I
W. Wren, chief Are hbas
-pector for the city of New Or
teetied that because of clog- I
te bridge the people living on r
hur aide were without adequate r
Uihmetlon. Mr. Wren stated. (
that the board of fire com
was making arrangements
an engine on that side of I
strlature unless it was repaired
Wlams announced that he
make his recommendations to I
dusulao soon after hearing
Seathera Paciic testimony.
TO GO WITH RAILROAD
C_ m lsion Council Tuesday
neelved the resignatlio of
* Cawiord. clerk tin the traffice
WN recorder's courts. Mr.
In tenderlag his resigna
Eulii-ed that he had accepted
With the Southern Pacific.
have been completed
iA· ats Caranval Club danse
at the Pytbhian Hall, las
it Many tickets have
eat which makes s
the rewd will be a reecd
e-. a.vuae's D..d wil
414 un for the eoecaaic.
Mr. stam-. L
f~y g m.
Weddimgs of New
ty WEST SIDE COUPLES WHO EN
m. TERED THE STATE OP MAT
ý. RIMONY DURING WEE
h The marrigse Miss Hase Nelson
*d to Mr. James McCord was celebrated
ct Tuesday evening at St. John's Lu- j
in theran Church, Rev. W. H. Hatner, ma
on The bride was prettily dressed in
wn white satin with a corded girdle. Her wb
veil of illusion was arranged in cap Sti
D)c effect and she carried a shower bou- ma
Dly quet of bride's roses and lillies-of-the- ref
a Miss Lllian Nelson, a sister of the ai
bat bride, was maid of honor. She wore
the flesh Canton crepe, trimmed with wa
had cream lace panels and a wreath of cil
the silver flowers. She carried bridbes pI
mnd maid roses. an
sad Miss Marie Hurstedt, a bridesmaid hii
and were shrimp Canton crepe trimmed he
with cream lace and wore a silver ca
any band with silver roses in her hair.
ion She carried pink roses. hi
a a Miss Florence McCord, bridesmaid, hi
ug wore orchid Canton crepe trimmed az
with cream lace and wore a double te
ter, band of silver ribbon with silver
Al- flowers. She carried bridesmaid V
stl- roses. c
the Miss Ora Dory, bridesmaid, was Is
the dressed in green Canton crepe with
the cream lace trimmings and wore silver hi
leaves in hair. She carried pink roses.
rail- Little Clara Loussade was flower
wit- girl. She was dressed in pink Can
any. ton crepe and silver roses. She carried n
ma- a basket of pink roses.
uald Edward Thomas, the little ring
ear, bearer, was dressed in black velvet
Fauntleroy suit and carried the rings
has- in a Calla lily.
Or Mr. Jos. Bailey was best man and
clos Messrs. Charles Harper, Emile Hoff
on man and Tom Dupuis were grooms
nate men. The ushers were Milton Nelson,
ited, Chas. Danese. Arthur Vanderlinden
woe- and Charles Corbett.
lents During the signing, Mr. Bill Dohre
* of sang ,'Eternal Love."
fred After the ceremony a reception was
held at the bride's home in Solomon
he Place. The young couple, who were
is to the recepients of many handsome
wing presents, left for Hammond to spend
tehir honeymoon. On their return,
they will reside at 3536 Palmyra St.
OAD FREE NIGHT SCHOOL.
ady The Orleans Parish School Board
a of hs reopened public evening school
raile No. 6, at Alst and Bermuda streets.
Mr. Over two hundred boys and girls are
igna. grasping this opportunity to complete
sped their grammar school education, or
ici. undertake more advanced work.
Anyone over sixteen years of age
may enter, while those between four
NCE tee and sixteen years o age may
attend if- they are regularly employed.
leted There are many in this community
leae who can get money for the time they
Bale now waste. Valuable training is
have freely offered in bookkeeping, me
ms as chanical drawing, sewing. shorthad
seeed and typewrltlin. If a suficient num*
wIll bhr of studeas apply, an adult clas
ou will be formed. Think o the future
and don't throw another year away
but enroll' at once In the course of
most vals In yur work- Classes
Bee- are held every Monday. Wedesay
L and siday. freoa :45 p. m. to : .*
Dr. 3J. . Gainra rite
"POEM BY VNCLE JOHN" re
*Richar Llord 3e.s
Terry Gilkisoa R)
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Machinist is Beaten A
And Robbed By 6ang
- Jesse D. Johnson. 25 years old, t
r' machinist's apprentice of Amite, La.,
was beaten and robbed by several
,r white men at Homer and Elmira
p Streets, according to reports he
j. made to the police. J. W. Casey, 23
e. years old, machinist, has been ar
rested, accused of being one of the
re Johnson told the authorities that he
h was on his way to the Southern Pa
-f citic shops in Algiers to seek em
- ployment when the men accosted him
and asked his business. They told
id him that the strike was still in force,
ed he said, and he declared that in that
er case he would go back to Amite.
Ir. The men then suddenly attacked
him, according to his report, beat
d, him, and robbed him of a $150 -watch
e and $5 in money. They then scat
le tered in all directions.
Captain Dimitry and Patrolman
id Valentine went to Strikers' Hall in
company with Johnson. There the
latter identified J. W. Casey as one
Lth of his attackers and as the man who
er had taken his watch and money.
Casey was arrested and is held on
Ln- charges of assault, beating, wounding
led and larceny. The stolen articles were
The Story Of Good Old Indian ummer.
YES-StaQE! E'S A LIKEASLE OL'
FELLER gRIN61N6 WITH HIP~ THE
AUTUM GOLDt.N BROWN! H
NEVER. STAY LONG FOR CLOSE
BEHIND CHASIN6 HIM Is OLD
SQUAW WINTER WHO
STARTS THE ROUGH
ATHENIAN CARNIVAL CLUB 'TO I
TAKE PART IN TROOP 82'
At the last regular meeting o the
Athenian Carnival Club it was de
cided that the organisation would
L. take part in full strength in Troop
32's parade on the night of the 28th e8
1 of Octqbet. RtesolutionsFwere adopted
commending Troop 32's splendid b
work during the year. h
S MR. HIGGINS HONORED
On Saturday evening, at the home
of Mr. O. V. Verneuil, 311 Olivier, s
reception was tendered Mr. James l.
Higgins by the members of the Cath.
n olic Knights of America.
The house was decorated with cut d
flowers and ferns. Refreshments
`, were served in abundance.
During the evening Mr. Higgins t
was presented with a handsome gold- t
handle umbrella and Mrs. Higginas
at with a beautiful bouquet of flowers.
h The presentation was made by Judge 1
Among those present were Rev. M.
mn A. Cotter, Mr. and Mrs. Jas. L. Hig
in gins and family, Judge and Mrs. John
he M. Duffy and family, Mr. and Mrs.
ae H. B. Zeringue, Mr. and Mrs. H.
bo Ormond, Mrs. J. T. Graham, Mrs. I.
Henry and family, Mr. and Mrs. O.
on V. Verneufil and family, Capt and Mrs.
ng W. Doose, Messrs. D. J. Barret, L.
ire Laharre. E. A. Richards, E. E. Shields
and J L. Hogan.
Starving Man Leaps of
d My name is Fred H. Ijood, lor
h ence, Ala. Myself is starving."
d These were the words written in a
d note found in the band of a hat worn C
by a well dressed man who ended d
his life by jumping from the Canal t
Street ferryboat Halliday at 10:20 ,
o'clock last night.
The boat had just left the Algiers
e terry landing when the man leaped
over the stern guards and into the
swirling waters churned by the boat's
wheel. The boat was stopped and
skiffs lowered. Apparently the man
ot did not rise to the surface after his
No one had paid particular atten
tion to the man and the only descrip
tion of him was that he appeared to
be well dressed. His hat alone was
found and inside it, tucked in the
g band, was the note.
Ferryboat traffic was held up for
thirty minutes in the futile effort
h to find the body.
H. MASQUERADE DANCE
s. On Thursday, October 6d, the Vic
0. tory Social Club will give its first
[rs. grand masquerade dance at the
. Pythian Hall. A prominent jazzss band
Ida has been engaged and a good time is
assured all those who attend.
Personal Mention E. A
And General News
SHORT ITEMS CO)NCERNING In re
WEST SIDE PEOPIJE. vice hI
Preparations have been completed more t
for the big lawn festival that will be
given on Oct. 17th at 6 o'clock at
61S Belleville street for the benefit of positiol
the new parochial school fund. I isiana
Mr. B. C. Glider and family have tral r;
removed to Lafayette. New C
On next Wednesday. October 19. al Mr.
benefit euchre. lotto, and 500 will be railroa
given at the home of Mrs. C. L.,
Stumpf, 303 Delaronde Street. There i'ighte
will be refreshments and prizes. he w,
Games will start promptly at 8 p. m. variou
A quarterly meeting of the Italian freigh
Progressive Assoclation was held Ohio,
Tuesday night at 7:30 o'clock at leans.
headquarters. 917 Vallette street.
A meeting of the Mothers' Club will over
be held at Belleville kindergarten roads
Friday evening at three fifteen. All Monti
members are requested to attend. Louis
A shower was given last week in he it
honor of Miss Shirley Schroth. the 1'
The Jolly Bunch will entertain at Wi
Euchre, Lotto and Five Hundred at retur
the home of Mrs. T. Goff, in erty
Opelousas Avenue on Thursday night 1920,
at 8 o'clock. All friends and patrons n-ect
of the new school are invited. as s
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Lancaster, form- Orle
erly of Pelican avenue, have taken al I
up their residence in the city. most
Mrs. C. O. Morgan of Pelican Ave- Loui
nue, is ill at her home. the
(Continued or. Page 3.) be a
SCHOOL BELLS RINGING and
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT. New
The enrollment by schools in our joini
district was announced by Superin- entl;
tendent J. M. Gwinn on Saturday. ing
Adolph Meyer and McDonogh No. men
4, Schools show gains over last year, to t
while Belleville and McDonogh No. Ai
5 shows a loss. Lawton School re- Viol
mains the same.
The enrollment at No. 4 is 405,
which is a gain of 10 pupils over last
Adolph Meyer numbers 346, a gain hor
of 39 pupils. urd
Belleville numbers 503, a loss of 27 ru
It McDonogh No. 5, numbers 403, aby
loss of 10 pupils. Tb
Flor- McDONOGH NO. 4 M
I in a The first regular meeting of our BI
worn C-operative Club was held Wednes- Ut
ended day afternoon at 3:15 o'clock. Elec- Jo
Canal tion of officers took place with the Di
10:20 following results: Mrs. Wm. Short, by
president; Mrs. A. Delcazal, corre
Ugiera sponding secretary; Mrs. T. Lilly, B
lped financial secretary; Mrs. LouisA.
to the Acker, treasurer. wA
I and As the meeting was called to order, So
e man Miss A. Lobrano, principal of the B.
tr his school, was called forward and given
a complete surprise. In behalf of the
atten- faculty, Mr. Emmet Mahoney pre
esrp- sented her with a cut glass water set
trip- And vase. Mr. Mahoney's presenta- M
e to tion speech was a very excellent and Si
in the appropriate one, and Miss Lobrano's D
cordial and grateful response was
up for greatly appreciated by the donors of
effort the gift, which was given to cele
brate the occasioni of her moving
into her new home.
. At the close ot the meeting Mrs. 3
M. Hopper, principal of McDonogh ,
he Vi. No. 5, was presented with a very (
first pretty desk set from her co-workerst
t the in McDonogh No. 4 school, by Miss 1
rband S. Murphy. Her words were well I
time is chosen and very excellently spoken, I
the thought used being, "Out of the,
fullness of the heart the mouth
speaketh." Miss Murphy's remarks
thoroughly convinced Mrs. Hopper 1
that she has the good will and best
wishes for future success in her new,
work of those members of the pres
ent faculty of McDonogh No. 4, who,
were her friends and co-workers for
so. many years.
Refreshments were served and the I
combined business and social meet
uing was adjourned.
Work on our lunch room is pro
gressing very favorably and we hope
to see it in running order in the near
The eighth grade pupils are organ
Sizing two football teams, one to op
pose the other, and some very intel
/lgent and enthusiastic playing will I
be seen soon. Mr. Emmet Mahoney
has kindly offered to coach the teamsI
and the boys appreciate his work h
Miss Irene Hannon, of the speech ,
correction department, visited us
Monday and gave some excellent ad
(Continued on page 5)
Two loaded oil tank cars over
turned in Madison street, between
Perlander and Gallatin streets, Mc
Donoghville, last week, while being
moved over the Lower Coast road.
S The cars fell to the sidewalk, block
ing the gate entrances to two homes.
S The track was cleared early Thurs
day morning to allow two passuenger
S trains to reach Algiers, but no trains
could go out because of a shortage
of engines. A soft track bed and
S broken raills are said to have caused
'E. A. MONTGOMERY
In recoguition of the splendid ser
vice he has rendered the line since
he joined the freight agency force
more than two years ago, Edward
A. Montgomery was promoted to the
position of general agent of the Lou
I isiana and Arkansas-MississippI Cen
tral railroad, with headquarters in
a Mr. Montgomery has been in the
railroad business for more than
e ighteen years. During that period
he worked with different roads in
1 various capacities. lie was traveling
n freight agent of the Baltimore and
Id Ohio, with headquarters. in New Or
leans. When the government took
Ill over the administration of the rail
n roads during the world war, Mr.
di Montgomery was transferred to St.
Louis. Returning to New Orleans,
in he joined the traffic department of
the Fruit Dispatch Company.
at When the railroad administration
at returned the operation of the prop
in erty to the railroads, on March 1,
ht 1920, Mr. Montgomery became con.
ns nected with the Cotton Belt Route
as soliciting freight agent at New
Orleans. The Louisiana and Arkan
en sas railway and the Mississippi Cen
tral railroad operate through the
most productive parts of Arkansas,
Louisiana and Mississippi. Though
the lines do not run into New Or
leans, the office of general agent to
be filled by Mr. Montgomery is one
of the most important of the system
and considerable business in freight
movement is handled through the
connections made hereo,
Mr. Montgomery is a native of
New Orleans. He received his edu
cation here. On leaving school he
our joined railroad row and has consist
rin- ently followed that business, perfect
9- ing himself in the various depart
No. ments, but giving special attention
ear, to the transportation of freight.
No. Mr. Montgomery married Miss
re- Viola Lilly of our town.
405, TRUCK RIDE
The Exclusive Club met at the
gain home of Miss Alden Johnson last Sat
urday night where they boarded a
f 27 ruck and rode around Algiers and
New Orleans. Music was furnished
3_, by Messrs. Willie Redmond and A.
Abbott. Refreshments were served.
Those present were Misses. Emily
Choate, Hasel Saleeby, Urn Dubret,
Martha Ponti, Marguerite Sarbeck,
Virgil Catlero, Gertrude Foret, Margle
our Blakeman, Ollie LeBlanc, Alden and
dnes- Una Johnson, Messrs. Leo Hinyub,
Elec- Jordan Davis, Henry Kern, Clarence
i the Dillman, Mitchell Hurst, Philip Salees
Short, by, Marion Ryan, George Gall, Clement
COr-Balk, Sam King, Willie Link, Max
Lilly, Berges, James Johnson, Karl Saleeby,
Lous A. Abbott, W. Redmond. The crowd
was well chaperoned by Mrs. J. L.
order, Saleeby, Mrs. W Johnson and Mrs.
I the B. H. Blakeman.
if the MISCELLANEOUS SHOWER
er set On Thursday night at the home of
sent- Mrs. Frank C. Hymel, in Bermuda
it and Street, a shower was given to Miss
rano' Dorothy Ruhlman, formerly of New
was Orleans but now living in California,
rs of who is on a visit here, Mint Rauhlmta
and her mother, a sister ot Mrs.
oving Hymel, have been here since July.
They will leave next week for home.
SMrs. Miss Dorothy will be married in the
)onogh spring and will make her home in
very California. All her friends here took
orkers the opportunity of her visit to shower
SMiss her with gifts for her hope chest.
s well Mrs. Hymel proved herself an adept
Ipoken In handling such things and the whole
of the surprise scheme was carried out
mouth wonderfully. The gifts were sues
smarks pended from a mammoth Japanese um
Hopper brella and the house tastefully dec
d best orated in flowers and ferns, the color
er new scheme of white and pink carried
a pres- out In table decorations, place cards,
4, who souvenirs, etc.
srs for At nine o'clock Miss Dorothy came
home, apparently to a dark deserted
nd the house, and while she was trying to
meet- make her way in and wondering why
everyone had gone out and left her
is pro- to get in alone, the house suddenly
e hope opened and light burst upon her from
e near every room. Her niece, Margaret Hy
mel, was discovered playing softly on
organ- the violin accompanied by Miss Hya
to op cinth Muntz on the piano, the bride's
Slntel- favorite "Love Old Sweet Song,"
ag will Games were played and Mrs. hrancLs
ahoney Richardson was awarded a beautiful
teams i chlna tea pot for her ability to give
Swork lthe greatest number of correct an
swers, Miss Zelda Huckins as usual
speech charmed the crowd with her beauti
ed uas ful voice and playing. Miss Odile
lent ad- Riley read a poem written by Miss
- C. Hymel in which she expressed the
wishes of all present for the happti
ness of the future Mrs. Ernest Mack.
Those present were: Cecilia Louise
Hymel, Clara B. Finnessey, Janet J.
s over- Calvin, Elizabeth H. Hlggins, Lois
between M. Gravols, Ruth I. Pettigrew, Zelda
its, Mc- E. Hucklns, Grace L. Qulnnette,
a being I Hyacinth Muntz, Mildred Lee Ruhl
t road. man. Florence Duclos, Lllian Du
, block- cos, Clare Ruhlman Varenholt. Allce
homes. Farrell. Odile Riley. Cecilia . Hfy
Thn's- mel, Margaret C. Hymel, Irene M.
-ssenger Monroe, Mrs. Francis Rlehardsoa,
o trains Mrs. Leonie Spariclo, Mrs. F. C. Hy
shortage \mel, Mrs. John Monroe, Mrs. Janet
bed and Calvin. Mrs. A. J. Ruhlman, Frank
Scaused IC. Hymel, P. Lloyd Mouroe, Franels
J. Richardson, Dorothy . Ruhlman.