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THE ST. TAMAN The Tny RMIrmer
DONIA.S. and WATKINS DUGO STORE, Covlngton. I]EAL PHARMACY, Madison vDle. Five ASnts Per Copy. D. II. MASON, Editor COVINGTON, LA., SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1919. .° VOL 415 No. 29 WAR RECORD OF ST. TAMMANY SOLDIERS TO BE MADE Mrs. A. L. Bear Has Been Appointed for Parish of St. Tammany. EVERY SOLDIER'S RECORD WANTED Chairmen of Committees Announced for Various Wards of Parish. ,Baton Itouge. June 3.-Mrs. A. L. Bear, of Covington, has been appoint ed by Governor Pleasant to serve as War 'Record Director for St. Tam many Farish in securing the military and personal history of the soldiers, sailors and marines who served in the great war. Every Irian who was called into service is to be included in this historical memorial. Do not wait for the canvassers to call on you for the record of your boy, but secure the blanks from Mrs. Bear, dill them in and return to her so that no one may be overlooked. The records of the men who served in the Civil War were never complet ed. This must not happen again, and with your assistance the State Council of Defense hopes to secure the record of every man who volun teered or who was called into service. When completed the records will be bound in a handsome leather 'binder and placed in our courthouse for the benefit of future generations. Would you not like to have access to such a book at this time in order to ascer tain just what battles were partici pated in by your relatives in the Civil War, what promotions vWere receiv ed, etc. Let us see tpaft such a rec ord is preserved as a memorial to our brave boys, and with your help this can be asily done. Full infor mation may be obtained from Mrs. Arthur L. Bear, Covington, La., or from the State Council of Defense, Baton Rouge, La. Mrs. Bear is preparing a campaign that will carry out the above object and should receive the co-operation of every one who can be of any as sistance. People of St. Tammany parish who know of any soldiers who have since left the parish and can give any information relative to them should do so. The following is a complete list of town chairmen: Miss Denia Chatelier, Madisonville. Mrs. Vivian Bennett, Goddbee. Mrs. Bart Spring, Folsom. SMrs. H. E. Coney, Onville. Mrs. J. B. Wortham, Covington. IMrs. I. Levy, Mandeville. 'Mrs. H. U. Hayden. Houltonville. Mrs. Laura Crawford, Bush. Miss Edna Mizell, Bush. Miss Lelia Fatheree, Sun. Mrs. A. H. Gooding, St. Tammany. 'Mrs. Ellis Crawford, Audubon. Mrs. E. W. Whitehead, Lacombe. Mrs. H. J. Willis, Pearl 'River. Miss Alicia Sebastion, Slidell. Mrs. Tabary, Bonfouca. IMiss Jessie Rayne. Abita Springs 'Miss Badie Cook, Waldheim. Mrs. W. J. Allison, Blond. Rev. D. Booth, Ramsay. --------- CAN'T GET 'EM FAST ENOUGH. Mr. Louis Wehrli, the Ford deal er for this section, informs us that he can't get cars fast enouugh to sup ply the demand. He says he has a ear load on the road and they are already sold. POLICE JURY Completion of the minutes of the meeting of the Police Jury meeting of 'May 20, 1919: On motion of S. R. Cowart, sec onded by Mr. Davis, the following notice, which was mailed to all of the members, be spread on the ntn utes: Covington, La., May 19, 1919. "You are hereby notified to attend a special meeting of the Police Jury, to be held at Covington, La., Monday, May 26. 1!)19, at 10:30 a. m., for the 'purpose of receiving bids on the $750,000.0s road bonds, as advertis ed, as well as to fix the dlate of pay ment of the principal of said bonds, in accordance with law." The Pol'ce Jury having been duly convened, it was mnioved 'Iy Mr. Smith seconded by Mr. lIavis, that the Po lice Jury proceed to open the bids received for the issue of Seven Hun dred Fifty Thousandtl Do:lars of road bonds of the Parifh of St. Tammany, this being the time andi place fixed for the award of said bonds. Said resolution being unanimously adopt ed, the secretary of the Police Jury thereupon presented the b'ds receiv ed for said bonds, which were there upon duly opened and tab lated. And it aspearing that the bid of Hibernia Bank & Trust Cc. was the highest and best bid reeeiv.il for said bonds, which b:d is in words and figures, as follows: New Orleans, La., May 25, 1919. To the Police Jury of St. Tammany Parish, Covington. Louisiana. Gentlemen:--We. the undersign ed, hereby s'lbmit you the following Iproposal to purchase the $750,000.00 par value 5 per cent road bond issue of St. Tammany parish, Louisiana, 'which you expect to issue shortly un der authority of the Louisiana Con 3tttution and Statutes, said bonds to be dated June 1, 1919, bearing inter (Continued on page 2) LEWIS TALKS AT RICE GROWERS MEETING IN COVINGTON Says Rice Is Established On Best Basis of All Grown Products. READY MARKET FOR IRRIGATED LAND Clearing is the Biggest Prob lem in Getting Land Ready: Mr. Jas. J. Lewis was present at the Rice Growers' meeting at the courthouse last Saturday and gave a very interesting talk on rice growing. He said that rice was on the most substantial basis that it had been in history. That if we had lands and irrigating facilities completed they could be sold immediately, but that it was too late to put in the machinery for a mill this season and that there was not enough land that could be planted this season that would sup port a mill. That rice gorwing was one of the simplest forms of agricul ture and that there was more active competition in the purchase of rough rich than in any other ,product. That a mill to handle 12,000 barrels would cost about $100,000. He did not, however, believe it was necessary to put up a mill in order to handle rice successfully. That agents would come here and buy rice and pay the same price that they would at the p:uint of delivery. Mr. Lewis said that as rice did not deteriorate through storage, he thought -warehouses could be built to take care of what was grown here until it was advantageous to sell. That rice was .;:!d Ly samples ,p .ýce; on ,the table and that olds were placed in a hat ani then tabulated. That every man in the district ah3 had rice for sale waa notifiel ( f toe amount of rice to se soli. Mr. Lewis inqgirre as t: the c':.t of clearing lands p3r sera asnd u as told that it was aboat $25 per acre. He said that he would buy ten thou sand acres of land at $20. per acre, if it was ready to plant. In answer to a question, Mr. Lewis said that this land did not necessarily have to be in one piece. Reasonably large tracts would do, even if differently situated. This was an off hand bid of MIr. Lewis for land. The probability is that he would pay much more for such land. It is certain that a high er price could be obtained. The matter is still under investi gation and there is little doubt that the rice industry will be a large one in St. Tammany parish before long. The biggest problem is the clearing of the land, and there are several modes of doing this now under con sideration. Irrigation will then be easily accomplished and the lands will have a ready sale and good value. ---0--- THE BOY SCOUTS. By proclamation of the President June 8 to Flag Day, June 14, will be observed as Boy Scouts Week. E. G. Davis is chairman for St. Tammany parish. ----0----- June 15th the Treasury Depart ment will pay interest on First Liber ty Bonds totaling $26,658,376.63. CAPTAIN GrI)DINGS RECUPERAT ING IN )COVINGNTON. Captain Beverly Giddings. a grad nate of Oxford and one of the dis tinguished airmen of England, regis tered at the Southern Hotel last r'ri day. He is here in search of health and recuperation from the effects of very severe wounds received in the performance of his duty as com mander of an English aviation corps. Captain Giddings is a man of high attainments, aridthough but 21 years of age has been decorated four times for bravery. He is a native of Bev erly, Yorkshire. The seriousness of his wounds made a change of cli mate and scene advisable and phy sicians recommended Louisiana as a place whose'climate would be bene ficial. When he reached Louisiana, he was advised to come to Covington. He will remain here till July. He was called to New Orleans by his government to inqpect airplanes to be shipped to Englatid via Buffalo, after which he will be the guest of Dr. Tol son during his stay here. Captain Giddings does not like to talk of himself, but the wonderful record he has made as a master of the air gives interest to his general con vrersation. He appreciates the won dlerful bravery of Hawker in attempt ing to give the transatlantic record to England, but thinks some single mnan should have undertaken the job. In speaking of the difficulties of avia tion, Captain Giddings stated that even the bravest flyers have times when their nerves go back on them and make it unsafe for a flight. Among the flyers this condition is known as wind-up; so when a flyer s "wind-up" there is nothing doing in dangerous feats or chasing the Hun. Getting on top or just under neath the tail of the Hun flying ma chine, the points where he is vulner able, takes a coil head and undis turbed nerves. Otherwise the Hun s apt to do to you what you are try ng to do toehim. Captain'Giddings has a younger brother who has gd even greater distinction than the Captain. This boy has also recelved aerious wounds. TAKING MOTHER '"OVER THE TOP" -::x A soldier of the Twenty-seventh division reviewing his experiences "over there" to a proud old mother and an admiring sweetheart. He is explaining, with the aid of a map, how the One Hundred and Fifth machine gun battalion b.n_.pred awsysmec ly at the Hun. ------------------ COVINGTON TO HAVE GOVT. BUILDING Congressman J. Y. Sanders has in troduced a bill in Congress to pro vide a government building for Cov ington, to cost $50,000. This action would have been take* some time ago had it not been for rulings of the War Department that prevented construction work. Cov ington has been entitled to this building for some time, as the re ceipts of the postolice here are in excess of the required $10,000.00. We would also be entitled to mail de livery if we had sidewalks on all streets within the delivery section. If a census of Covington were taken now we would probably find we had gained several thousand since the last census. Mrs. M. F. Todd, of Lacombe, has been spending a few days in Coving ton, a guest at the Pharris Cottage. PRANK J. MARSOLAN AND J. M. AOUEILLE ARE ERECTING BRICK BUILDINGS. Mr. Frank J. Marsolan of the Ten Cent Store and Mr. J. M. Aoueille of the Jefferson Avenue Bakery are putting up brick buildings adjoining each other next to Watkin's Drug Store. The two buildings will be separated simply by a dividing wall and constructed so as to permit the use of the side walls by any one wishing to erect adjoining buildings. The front will be of pressed brick with large plate glass windows and ornamental front with extended top. The building will be one story. Mr. Marsolan has made a success of his Ten Cent Ctore and will 'en large his business. Mr. Aoueille will put in a confec tionery department to his bakery and will make it an attractive part of his business, with conveniences for the out-of-town customer who wants a cup of coffee or light lunch or wishes to rest awhile. ---0-- CHILD DIES FROM EATING PILLS. Dr. Bulloch reports the death of little Sadie Erwin, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Emile Erwin, of Ramsay, Friday. The child was 1 year, 8 months. I day of age, and death fol lowed convulsions due to the eating of some pills prescribed for a mala rial tpatient and which contained strychnine. This incident shows how import ant it is that all medicine bottle and packages should be kept out of reach of little children. Medicines that a grown person may take with benefit may prove fatal to a child. This warning, if heeded, may often pre vent death. ----0 -- METHODISTS HAVE A BIG JOB With five years of careful labor before them, working out the huge plans for the Missionary Centennial which calls for the expenditure of more than $35,000,000, Methodist preachers have a job that will require not only patience but careful train ing. As a business proposition there has been brought to the United States and located at Columbus, Ohio, a huge missionary exposition. On the immense site there has been con structed in mineature the life of every nationality and the industry of every clime. To Columbus, Ohio, between June 20 and July 14, will go hundreds of thousands of people, and it is expect ed that practically every Methodist preacher in Louisiana will make the trip and there study the missionary needs of the world at first hand. There he will see China as the Chi nese live in their native heath and in native attire; there will be Africa just like it is in the jungles, and the jungles will be there; there will be the tenement section of the great city with its crowded streets and even with its attendant filtli and utter misery; and there will bb the mill town, the mountain town and the log cabin of the piney woods. In this way a preacher in a week will be able to know more of the mission ary needs of the world than he could I learn from books in ten years. SOLDIERS SHAFT FRONT OF THE COURTHOUSE The monument to be erected by the Parish Council of Defense to the memory of the soldiers from St. Tam many parish will probably be unveil ed in September, if plans are carried out. It will be placed in the court house yard, where the fountain now stands. It is also intended to have me morial exercises on the day of the un veiling in which the soldiers then at home will be invited and honored. 'Mr. Weiblin of the Weiblin Marble Works of New Orleans, was in Cov ington Tuesday and attended a meet ing of the committee in charge. He will submit plans. Mr. FitzSimons, representing another company will also submit drawings. THE CHORAL SOCIET.. Mr. Karl Kohnke and Miss Loretta Schwartz are organizing a choral club. This should be a very popular movement, as there are quit, a nmm ber of Covingtonians who have musi cal training and who should be able to make such a society a success. These clubs have been organized in other towns and many of them are now doing fine work. Covington should be able to match most of them in talent and both Mr. Kohnke and Miss Schwartz should make capable instructors. It is to be hoped that the undertaking will receive the sup port due and that Covington will soon be able to give musical recitals that will please the public and add to our fund of entertainment. -0"- POLICE JURY. The Police Jury will meet in regu lar session on Tuesday, June 10th. F. J. MARTINDALE, Secretary. Mr. S. L. Park, agricultural agent of the I. C. R. R., was in Covington this week looking up the possibili ties of development along the line of that company. -0-- SHOOTS TO GET HIS MONEY BACK Joe Washington, colored, shot Os car Harris, also colored, at Mande ville. Saturday, May 31. lHe claims that Harris held him up and took his money. He then went home and got his gun found Harris and shot him. Harris is in the hospital i, New Orleans and Washington is lock ed up in the parish prison awaiting results. Messrs. Lawrence and Frank Bow ers, brothers, who before going into the army resided at Abita Springs4 have returned home. These boys both distinguished themselves by good conduct and ability in camp, both became Sergeants and both won medals as sharp shooters. Their regiments were on the eve of being called to France when the armistice was declared. St. Tammany will al ways be proud of such boys. ------0--O. . N(YPICE. I hereby give notice that I am ap plying for a pardon, having been sentenced for not less than three nor more than five years in the peni tentiary July 13, 1918. je 7 DALLAS SHARP. 0-~- INJURED WHILE WALKING THE STREET. Rosalie Washington, daughter of Eli Washington, colored, was injur ed by the falling of a cross arm on a telegraph pole on Columbia street, Thursday morning. Rosa is 13 years of age. She suffered a depressed fracture of the right parietal bone of the head and a contusion of the ·houlder. The force of the blow also jarred her teeth loose, so that in her nervous state she pulled one of them put and might have plulled all had she not been told to let them re main as they would tighten up again. She was sent to New Orleans by Dr. Bulloch, where she was placed in the, hospital She is dangerously hurt. THEPARISHFAIR ASSOCIATION TO GIVE 4TH JULY CELEBRATION Same Committees That Han dled Firemen's Festival To Have Charge. DINNER SERVED ON THE GROUNDS Appropriate Decorations, Addresses and Child ren's Games. At a meeting of the directors of the Fair Association, Wednesday, it was moved by Dr. Maylie, seconded by Mr. Kahl, of Bush, that the next annual Fair be held October 16, 17, 18 and 19, 1919. After much dis cussion it was carried. This session of the board having been a continuation of the meeting a week before in which Mr. Haller had secured the adoption of a three day fair to prevent the ladies having too much work, as they have had in former four-day fairs, and this ob jectionable feature having 'been over come by the decision to have two groups of ladies, Mr. Haller, at the latter session, withdrew his motion. It was decided against the personal interest of every member present, but in their opinion, to the interest of the fair and the masses of people of the parish at large, to have a four day fair ending Sunday, October 19. A report and recommendation by Dr. Maylie, chairman of ways and means committee, was received and adopted, to the effect that the same committees that so successfully handled the Firemen's Festival be appointed to provide for the patriotic celebration and festival, July 4th, to be given 'by the Fair Association at its grounds, with the addition of two names. The committee chairmen are, President Warner, ex-officio, and Messrs. Jacob Seliler, H. J. Osten dorf, Robt. W. Badon, E. R. Moses, A. R. Smith, H. A. Mackie, Dr. `May lie, John L. Haller, Karl Treen, Mr. Lam'bert, and Mrs. Moses, chairman of ladies' committee. Appropriate decoration and ad dresss-w~ t be provided. Children's games will be a prominent feature this time. Dinner will be served on the grounds. People are invited to bring their dinner, if they prefer. Everybody is invited to come and en joy themselves. Races, dancing, ad dresses, music, athletics including a baseball game, and songs are on the program. The following are the directors: E. G. Davis, N. H. FitzSimons, Karl Treen, C. E. Schonberg, J. H. War ner, H. A. Mackie, E. J. Domergue, Jno. L. Haller, A. G. Maylie, Jacob Seiler, F. Salmen, Eads Poitevent, Theo. Dendinger, Jr., A.. Pons, Walter Parker, J. D. MaLain, W. H. Kahl, H. W. Woodruff, Mrs. F. F. VWigginton, Mrs. J. C. Burns, Mrs, B. B. Warren, Mrs. J. ,B. Wortham, Mrs. E. R, Moses, Miss Kate East man, Miss Martha Williams. ---0-- COLORED MAN DROWNED. Monday Marshal Philip Smith of Mandeville took charge of a colored man who seemed demented and lock ed him up for safe keeping. After wards the man seemed to have re covered and it was determined to send him to his home in Barnes, Miss. Just as the train pulled in, he threw off his coat and ran. He was not recaptured, but Wednesday his body was found floating in Bayou Castaign. PPreviously the man had drawn $150 from the bank and col Ilcted $20 due him by the Poitevent & Favre Lumber Co., This money was not found on his body. It was also learned that he had $360 in the savings deposit of a Gulfport 'bank and that he owned a furnished home in Barnes, Miss., for which he was receiving rent. His name was G. J. Mitchell. His body was sent home to his sister. Coroner 'Bulloch says the coroner's ;ury tound that he came to his death by drowning. There were no marks of violence or anything to show that he had been dealt foully with. The p.pers in his trunk showed him to be an ordained minister. THE ILCHAMPAGNE GROCEIRY. Mr. Tom Champagne has determin ed that his grocery shall be known as a place where goods are kept ab solutely clean and fresh and free from contamination by touch or ex posure. It is delightfully refresh ing to enter this store and note the cleanliness of its appearance. Every th'ng is in clean and dust-proof drawers, and a general appearance of wholesomeness prevails. A system of this kind conscientiously carried out must win public favor. WOMEN'S CIUBS TO MEFT. On June 17 there will be a state meeting held in" New Orleans when an effort will be made to federate :he buisness women's clubs of Lou is:ana. July 20 the National meet ing will be held in St. Louis at which time a National Federation will be organized. Business women's clubs of the cities, smaller towns, and in dividual professional and business women are invited to join the State and National Federation. Dr. H. D. Guthrie, Chairman, Maison Blanche Building, New Or leans, will be glad to answer ques tions and accept names for member ship. ITEMS OF INTEREST AT JAHNCKE SHIPYARDS IN MADISONVILLE By D. H. Vinet. Captain P. T. Burke, Southern Dis trict Marshal for the U. S. Emergency Fleet Corporation, arrived in Madi sonville, May 31st, and made an in spection of the Jahncke Shipyard. The Steamer Mandeville, which has been in the Naval service of the Government as a training ship since last year, arrived at Madisonville last Sunday evening from New Or leans, in tow of the tug Clarabel. Some time in the near future the dances that once were will soon be again. Mr. Leslie Ludlow, who has held a iposition of trust and responsibility with the Jahncke Shipbuilding Co., since October, 1918, left for New Orleans on May 31st. He has ac cepted the agency of the Home Life Insurance Co., of New York, for the State of Louisiana. Mr. Ludlow be came very popular among his associ ates while here and they wish him much success in his new field of activity. From present indications a public ferry will soon be in operation con necting Madisonville with the fMande ville side of the Tchefuncta. A fine shell road on a high embankment has been constructed, leading past Houl tonville, and it is now only a short time before a great convenience will be open to the public. The younger set of Madisonville were highly entertained a few even ings ago at the bachelor quarters of Mr. Ira Mugnier and the Clemence brothers. The decorations were ex quisitely Ibeautiful and the supper served was simply par-excellence. Dancing was indulged in and the participants enjoyed themselves to their hearts content. Occasions like this soon destroy bachelorhood. Slanderous tongues have wagged for time immemorial all over the world, all manner of vicissitudes fol lowing in the wake of that vicious member of human organism. It is a hidden octopus that creeps stealthily upon its prey, and its poignant pangs unfortunately sink deep into the very soul of an innocent being, and in the twinkling of an eye, robs him of his or her good name. Let it not be sad that "Sea.I addy" is the victim of such Mlrthi'tune, but rather let it be said that he is a young man of irrepraicehable character and ab solutely immune from the attacks of this old ememy of mankind. PATTER. Man. 'Mighty man may stop a horse that's tearing down the street, He may stop the enemy's advance in the battle's heat, in fact, stop almost anything in situ ations trying, But no man alive can stop a baby crying. The devil tempted woman with an apple, but he tempted man with a peach. Rome wasn't built in a day. That may be, said Vic Chatellier, but I wasn't foreman on that job. "You know that big Jersey cow that I have," said Boots Bohning. 'IWell, her name was Mary, but I changed it to United States, and I am going to sell her." 'When asked why he wanted to sell such a pretty animal iBoots said, "well, she is go ing dry." Out in the West where women vote a negro girl applied for i political job and the clerk asked her the usual questions. "What is your name? What is your age? Are you Ameri can born? Where do you live? 'Do you vote, and what party are you affiliated with?" When the last question was asked the girl said, "My Gawd, mister, do I hafto tell you the gentleman's name?" Edison says that reading improves the brain, so this morning I started to read one of those modern novels. I readone line of the novel, that was enough. The line I read was: "He kissed her where she stood." I suppose that's one of those soul (sole) kisses. When Kelly was a boy in schol he was the chiropodist of his class always at the foot. What is the difference between an old man and a fishing worm? No difference, the chickens get them both. How is it that Kaiser Bill don't bowl any more? Because he don't like the Allies. A prominent ball player of Cali fornia was caught in the work or fight order. So, being well acquaint ed, he applied for a soft job in one of the Pacific Coast yards. The fore man gave him a hammer and told him, "all you got to do is walk around and tap on one of those nuts occasionally." After about a couple of hours of this work he noticed a big fellow 'following him around and when he knocked off for lunch the fellow was ten feet behind him. It began to worry him very much, thinking he was spotted. The next morning he started after the nuts again. Figuring it was all off any way, he dug into the fellow, "Say, guy, what are you doing following me around like this?" The guy re plied, "What? Don't you know who I am?" "No; who in the h- are you?" "Why, I'qp your helper." I was watching some inmates of the insame asylum grading a road, -a- one fellow had a wheelbarrow, pushing it around, upside down, and was very busy running up and down the road. When he came near me I said, "What's the idea? Why don't you turn that wheelbarrow up right? He said, "why I am crazy, and if I turn it over they will put a load in it." Physicians have discovered a way to explore our stomachs. They get the patient to swallow a rubber bag with an electric light inside of it. But, let me tell you, that the old fashioned way of getting "lit up" ap peals more strongly to most men. Just wait until we have a female Congress. I'm waiting fluently. 1 want to see that House of Miss-rep resentatives in sessio.n One of their arguments will be that women's minds are cleaner than men's. Well, they ought to be-they change them oftener. But let me tell you that women are not as truthful as men. For instance, when a man has a birthday, he takes a day off. When a woman has a birthday, she takes years off. In yesterday's paper I read that the officials of Japan deny there has been any graft in any of their gov ernment departments. And yet the Japs claim to have become civilized. That brings us to the question of "Votes for Women." I believe in allowing women to vote, but the great trouble is if women had the ballot then suffragettes would want it too. Suffragettes say that a man is known by the company he keeps. I wonder if a good man goes around with a bad man, is the good man bad because he goes with the bad man, or is the bad man good because he goes with the good man. Dietrich: Why is a doctor the meanest man on earth? MotDougal: Because he treats you and then makes you pay for it. Allison: Why is a ship the pollt est thing in the world? Heughan: Because it always pre sents itself with a bow. Pons: When is a girl not a girl? Ludlow: When she is a little bare. First Soldier: Too bad about Smith. He is suffering from shell shock, and can't remember a thing about the past. Second Soldier: Gee whis! And I lent him $25 before he was hurt. Hostess: May we have the pleas ure of your company this evening, Colonel? Colonel: Company, madam? I command a regiment. Baxter: Why is it they couldn't play cards on the ark? 'McCary: Because Noah stood on the deck. Kelly: Why would women make better soldiers than men? Qulntzau: Because they can raise a better infant-ry. Koepp: They say that all the girls that are getting married now are working girls. Oulliber: No, they are working men. Norris: Do you like girls with blue eyes? Valdin: No; I like them with greenbacks. IDavis: Don't you think Stock fleth is an odd fellow? Calecaa: No; he is an Elk. Packard: Who do you think dlrst discovered that the world goes 'round and 'round? Kelley: Proba'bly some fellow coming home at 2 o'clock in the morning. THE MAIDEN'S THOUGHTh. Night and day she lived in hope That she'd find the sacred dope That would make men pine, And say "Be mine." But they all whined "Nope," just "nope." The ladies of America seem to have more luck under a Mayd moon than any other, judging from events of the past week. The United States Congress voted them the equal suffrage of man as far as suffrage is concerned, and now comes Mrs. Katherint Williams, who more than held her own with the stronger sex, in the examination for pharmicist before the Louisiana State Board of Pharmacy. She stands ahead of the list of twelve successful competitors and is now the happy possessor of a certificate of quali~ cation. LITTLE WHTTE NOBE. Little White Nose, one of the outest of girls, is with us. She is spending a few weeks in Covington. No, she is not an Indian princess, but she could easily be called the Princess of Hearts. That 's, if the attention shown her by the youths of St. Tammany is indicative. There would be very few marriages if every girl remained faithful to her ideals. Yesterday's newspaper said that ships can talk fortyalve miles apart. Now I know why ships are called *"sh."'