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45 Hahnville, Louisiana, Saturday,
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()fficiat Journal of the Parish
of St* Charles
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Enter eu at the Postofiie at HahwilP '
f „ as secoua aas< matte*
SA 7 UR DA Y June i
l( HdIMH
H 'Unemlny evening, will >»y over nut l .1
wtitik foll.iwinn'il
nur .mi coiiiiiiunlciitlone inugt Ce written on
n oit elite of the paper.
•Hr 1 ne full nanu- ami «Crtress of tne wrl
ter must nee« rn pan v each nun nm iilcatlon or
Milult atlrui.lnit ara matter of gtod faith
oiiuiuiim .itI <uih of personal character
Wrl not he rec.i|rui/.e*l,unless from tespon*
1 1 ui artier, In riiOh cases a charge "
'..i.i a ouittc »111 he marte.
. f- ,hivh amt interesting loca items are re*
-»MCtfu ly soll-Uetl.
irtllt IlfcAltMEtt CAN HKI.l' 06
r ., , o ,if. »lien Willie« to. or ouylng soodi
e v __
Ksl tldisheP I ebruury 15 , 187 ÎS
o «
... .<!vcrtisar » . they »111 simply say ,
u» tuen cm us in tuts paper*
. Mt«itv«i'tlseii:iMitsSl pers'juHieflrst
ilan Kmcii * n i.h«h nunt Iii 8 «iAinu, llity
■ ji»' noli
jluni 1 one year
Ou nan coiiimii «<••« year
7 in («IM '-«I column one y« nr • * oo.uu |
«1 • I oarrts n ne veto * 10.00 |
* rt v »7 tl*.-»''lie m 1 w nMl' . 1, oseriptIons »1* 00 1
l*,"titi'iH 1 it vkiI nJ*IV In artvanca
80.00 j
55.00 !
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\ fine example pf what can be
dor; l»v tli-i Boys and ijirls Club
sv . k was shown when the Boy s
p;g CniF of Webster Parish ship
ped two ca■ loads of hogs to lh c
F >rt Worth in irxet. These hog s
t luppel tliem.uk t'* ac the re
ran kably goad prict of $17 -35
pe- hundred pounds, and the two
Corloads netted the fine sum o
3 j 545 - ou
if.iiie w- are not Wei fixed fo 1
h g raising lie.e, every boy in St.
(Bi n le Parish nuuht manage to
produce one ;r two good animsls
during tlie season. It takes g od
w uK m i c >se attention to pro- (
duc r a "market t opping hog,''and
Mi • ret in ns are accordingly high
'1 ne difference in the. profit be
tween a vve 11 ruis d lu>g and a hog
that lias been I ft to sh'ft foi liim
M- t is otien more than one halt ol |
the selling price ol the poorly at
,ended hog, A well bred, well fed
h ,g, w II often weigh over 200
p. u ids at eight to ten months of
age. ThH means quick return and
the quicker the return the less
risK have we had of cholera or
other tmuuies, and it also means
that we can rai-.e two hogs in the
s 1 ne time that vve have usually
been taking la raise but one
it is impossib o lor us to get tl e !
ill 1 va ne Horn Imming operations
without live st 'Ck of some kind.
Tins is e pecially tiue of the small
f rater. Hogs olfer many advan- j
uo'CS 01 this conn: ciiuit. A start
can be made lor liitie m >uev, you:
stock vv ll increase rapidly, and
will g >od care and inniagement
your first returns can be within u
year's time; this is a great advan
tage to «1 man of of limited Capital
bui we should not oveflook the
fact thit success in this as well as
in other th mgs, will depend on the
amount of attention that we give
to the business. The first thing
that we should c ms der is that a
sing e sow and her progeny will
require a large quantity of feed
during tile reason. This feed must j
cume from good pasmrage with
I enough other feed *o romp'ete a j
j balance ration. vve cmn.t raise
I cheap hogs on coi n alone, and|our j
' j : on t ya:d are not the kind of pas- i
'tares that we need. Out cheapest j
fe.d consists of crops specially
grown for, and harvested bv the
hogs thenise ves, and and well se
lected succession of crops can be
I used to keep .1 Pig going from !
t|, e time of his birth to the event- !
I ful day when lie report lm duty j
' a t the packing house
Geo. W Lohne, j
Countv Agent
Th* following booths have been
designated by the Local Board of
the Paiish of St. Charles for the
registration on lime 51h. 1918, of
men who have become i\ventv-one
years old since June 5th 19/S, to
First Ward, Taft Mercantile Store
Second Ward, Lading School
Third Ward. Keller s school
fourth Wa>d
ist Piecmct, Paradis School
2nd Precinct. Allemands School
Fifth Ward, Crespo School
( j ore "Somewtier
Southern darkies played a bit*
part in the second Rn] Gross war
fund campaign, acrotding to bela
ted reports to the Gult Division.
American Red Cross
Several chapters leport they set
an example for the "while folks''
t > follow.
"Old Jasper" Thompson, so old
Ins age is calculated anywhere be
tween 70 and 110, woiks in a
giain elevator in New Orleans as
"porter." The pledge cards were
sent around and ''Old Jasper", a
$2-a-day employe, signed for §4,
A day or two later he call for his
"I wants to give mu'," explain-!
ed Jasper
He Signed for $1 2. proudly tx
'V contributing 25 cents. "
don't waul dut war g"in' on with
hiblting a letter Hum a nephew, J
.. _ , . •
Rouen Thompson, who is a steva- I
in France.'*
Robert wiote of the Re 1 Cross'
treatment when he was injured
In Aberdeen, Miss.. Granuison
Dent, negro, just past 100 years
old, seal ted things at a negio ral
vj _. ari(1
out helpin' a mite,'' said decrepit
A bov has Liecn discovered whose
lieait the doctois say is on the
wrong side. If he were a man vve
vvoui.d suspect him at once of be
•ng identified with the Scott
school ot pacifists
By sticking the war saving
stamps vvt stick the kaiser
We are waiting to hear from
those who were savieg a few days
ago, " Would that summer wcie j
"Buying Thrift Stamps is More
Practical Than cussing Crermany''
But is there any law preventing
oue from doing both?
We are Improving and Mov.ng
Upwark" vvntes a Uew York e li
ter vvh ) writes a good deal. I hop e
he will justify the *elf inclusion
i -
j A/T)6rtC0Jl Price Rigidly Regulated
by United States Fuod
Sugar Cost 35 Cents a Pound During
ClviJ War—Refiners' Profit*
Now Curtailed.
flugwr is Belling today throughout
America at from 8 Vi to 9 cent» u
pound to lire consumer, even though
there is a woUd shortage which has
reduced this nation s sugar allotment
to 70 per cent ot Donnai
Through the effort* ot the United
States food administration the sqg tr
market haa been regulated as Ar as
the producer, refiner and wholesaler
la concerned. The food administration
haa no power to regulate retail prices
except by public opinion. Even though
more than 85,000 tons of sugar have
been shipped to France In the lust
four month* the retail grocer s sugar
price Is around 8 to 834 cent9. He
should sell this sugar at 834 To 0
eents, the food administration believes,
and asks the American housewife to
pay no more than this amount
Last August when the food admin
istratlon was organized the price of
sugar rose suddenly te It cents a
pound. During the Civil War sugar
cost the consumer 35 cents a pound,
By regulation of the sugar market and
reducing the price to 834 and 9 cents
and keeping It from advancing to 20
cents the food administration has sav
ed the American public at least $180,
000,000 In four months, according to
a statement mado by Herbert Hoover
the other day.
"It Is our stern duty to feed the al
lies, to maintain their health and
strength at any cost to ourselves,"
Mr. Hoover declared. "There has not
been, nor will be as we see it, enough
sugar for even their present meagre
and depressing ration unless they send
ships to remote markets for It. If we
in our greed and gluttony force them
either to further reduce their ration
or to send these ships we will have
done damage to our abilities to win
this war.
"If we send the ehlps to Jav*
for 250,000 tons of sugar next year
we will have necessitated the em
ployment of eleven extra ships for
one year. These ehlps—If used in
transporting troops—would take
150,000 to 200,000 men to France."
Reason for World Shortage.
As 31r. Hoover pointed out, the
United States, Canada and England
were sugar Importing countries before
the war ' whIle France and Italy were
very nearly self supporting. The main
gouroes ot the worlds sugar supply
was Germany and neighboring powers,
the West Indies and the East Indies.
German sugar is no longer available,
os It is used entirely In Germany,
which also absorbs sugar of surround
ing countries.
England can no longer buy 1,400,000
long tons of sugar each year from
Germany. The French sugar produc
tion has dropped from 750,iKX) to 210,
000 tons. The Italian production ha*
fallen from 210,000 tons to 75,000 ton*.
Thu* three countries were thrown
upon East and West Itidinn sources
for 1,925.000 ton* annually to maintain
their normal consumption.
Because of the world's shipping
shortage the allied Dations started
drawing on the West Indies for sugar;
East Indian sugar took three times
the number of ships, since the dis
tance was three times as great. Sud
denly the west was called on to fur
nish and did furnish 1,420.000 tons of
sugar to Europe when 800,000 tons a
year was the pre-war demand. The
ailles had drawn from Java 400,000
ton* before the shipping situation be
came acute.
"Tn spite of these shipments," Mr.
Hoover stated the other day, "the
English government in August reduced
the household sugar ration to a basis
of 24 pounds per annum per capita.
j pound of sugar a month. Even thl*
Today the sugar situation may
b* *ummarizod by stating that If
America will reduce it* sugar con
eumptlon 10 to 15 per cent, this
nation will be able to send 200,COO
more «oldiers to France.
And In September the French govern- 1
ment reduced their household ration I
to 13 2-10 pounds a yenr, or a bii over !
its j
meagre ration could not be filled by
the French government ft was found
early ln th* fall. America was then
asked for 100.000 tons of sugar and
succeeded in sending 83,000 tons by
December 1. The French request wa*
granted because the American house
hold consumption was then at least 55
pounds per person, and it was consid
ered the duty of nmin'aining e
French morale made our course clear."
AC) TU /•;
i trom t
N'o burial or r
wilt be .■ I 'on >'d
red by i burial «
■ mnval{*<>f
it tile >s accomp ot
r remov
e ?
mal Registrar
master) ot s od Ib-trict in
the deal il oct uied an per
from 7 he Louisiana Atate
oi Health
N. Zeringue
Se.vou Red L ii h i eh Cemete 1 v
(t ost
» hico
or d -rrs
13 oa id
plus freight, srul tlie retail grocer is
supposed to take no more than 30 cents
a hundred pounds profit. This regu-j
Sugar today sells at seabonrd re
fineries at $ 7.25 a hundred pounds.
The wholesale grocer has ugreed to
limit his profit to 25 cents a hundred
latlon ivus made by the food adminl»
tratlon, which now asks the housewife
to reduce sugar consumption ns much
as possible, «sing other sweeteners,
and also reminds her that she should
pay no more than fi cents a pound for
Control of Cane Sefinero' Profit*.
"Immediately upon the establish
ment of the fond administration." M»
noover said, "an examination was
j made of the costs and profits of refln
! ing and it was tinully determined that
i the spread between the cost of raw
1 and the sale of refined cane sugar
should be limited to $1.30 per hundred
! pound*. The pre-war differential had
' averaged atout 83 cents and increased
J costs were found to have been Impos
cd by the war In lnoreused cost of re
fining, losses, cost of bags, labor, lnsur
I ance, iniarest and other things, rather
j more than cover the dllterenca After
j prolonged negotiations
the refiners
were placed under agreement estab
lishing these limit* on October I, and
anything over this amount to be agreed
extortionate under the law.
"In the course of these Investiga
tions It was found hy canvass of the
Cuban producers that their sugar had,
during the flist nine months of the
past year, sold for an average of about
$4.24 per hundred f. o. b. Cuba, to
which duty and freight added to the
refiners' cost amount to about $5 66
per hundred. The average sale price
of granulated by various refineries, ac
cording to our Investigation, was about
$7.30 per hundred, or a differential of
$ 1 . 84 .
"In reducing the differential to $1 80
there was a saving to the public of 54
cents per hundred. Had such a dif
ferential been In use from the 1st of
.Tauuary, 1917. the public would bava
saved in the first nine months of the
year about $24 800.000."
Next Year.
With a view to more efficient organ
ization of the trudo In Imported sugars
next year two committees have been
formed by the food administration :
L A committee comprising repre
sentative* of all of the elements of
American cane refining groups. The
principal duty of thi* committee Is to
divide the sugar Imports pro rata to
their various capacities and see that
absolute Justice 1* done to every ra
2. A committee comprising three rep
resentatives of the English, French
and Italian governments; two repre
sentatives of the Americun refiners,
with a member of the food administra
tion. Only two of the committee have
arrived from Europe, but they repre
sent the allied governments. The du
ties of this committee are to determine
the most economical sources from a
transport point of view of all the al
lies to arrange transport at uniform
rates, to distribute the foreign sugar
between the United States and allies,
subject to the approval of the Ameri
can, English, French and Italian gov
This committee, while holding strong
views as to the price to be paid for
Cuban sugar, has not had the final
voice. This voice has rested In the
governments concerned, together with
the Cuban government, and l wish to
state emphatically that all of the gen
tlemen concerned as good commercial
men *.ave endeavored with the utmost
patience and skill to secure a lower
r n b a , or egual to about $0 duty paid
New York.
"Thi* price should eventuate,"
Mr. Hoover said, "to about $ 7 .30
per hundred for refined sugar from
the refiners at seaboard points or
should place sugar in the hands of
the consumer at from 8^4 to 9
cents per pound, depending upon
locality and conditions of frade, or
at from i to 2 cents below the
prices of August last and from one
half to a cent per pound cheaper
than today.
price, and their persistence has re
1 ducert Cuban demands by 15 cents per |
I hundred. The price agreed upon is
! about $4.00 per hundred pounds, f. o. b.
I It was moved b\ M; I>''aune
! 2nd.bv M r . Dufrene, that the fol
j lowi"g approximated tableau ot th
expenses of the Parish ot St, Chat
les for the current year "inline
j June 30t h 1918
j Sheriff's fees in Crimina
Ç 4 on. 00
maintaining prisoners
I Sheriffs S.darv 2.3 »o.-.m
j Sheriff's Deputy Salary 2,000.00
District Attorney's fees
tor convictions 300,00
Coroners salary, 300.00
Justices of the Peace 1,800.00
I * Constables 1,800.00
! Grand, Petit arid Coroner
! j ll.'V I . 30O. 00
] Secretary Police Jury. ooo 00
j Otticial Journal 60 ». 00
President Board of Health,3.0 00
Assessor's Commision moj oh
1 Assessor s Clerical Lxpenes 300 .00 ,
J Parish 1 reasuiei 7 -»o.oo
School l'liud 0.500.00
Expenses Board of
H ealtli lor iDlections anu
Contagious diseases 3 >o.oo
Koal fund, i _ j 00.00
Maintenance of 2 Ben
Cadets at. L. -Stau- Univer
Maintenance of 3 Ben
scliolai at the Mate Nor
mal School
Syndics Salary
Sergeant ai arms
Salai y lor oiling wind
mill Ci wjsluiig tank
Road Supervisors
Election expenses
Parish Auditor
Jefferson 1 'iust 3 t Savings _
Bank S 000 00
Paiish Deinoiiatitor bj '.oo
ÿ, J I 80 O. t >0
I hereby certify lliai the Uoovt
Tableau was adopter! by the Poiicc
Jury at the meeting held on lire 6
day ol bept. 1917
F. Scliexnayd-e
Parish of St. Charles Sept, b
600 uC
50O. 00
bo, OO
500. no
boo OO
Hunting, trapping and trespassing
are hereby prohibited on proper
ties of Mr. and Mrs. Win. Caduvv
To Bankers:
li rile Us for Samples aria\
* Prices on Out
Cox Pig. and Pun. Co., Inc,
727 Poydras Street, New Orleans.
t ______
I "After four in o.:r lV.aiiJy had died 3;
1 of consumption I was tak-n v. its •;
[ a frightful cough and iung tr ubM. f
but niv life was saved md T gained |.;
87 pounds tiirorsra using jj
[V. is Patterson, Wellington, Tex t
iffllCh toe $ i.OO fiT rn natJGGio.S f
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orders from
"Important Notice
No bunal into ihe cemeteries of
the Ho ! y Rosary's Church and des
Allemands will be allowed unless ac
companied by a burial permit from
the local Registrar (Post Master
Hahiivide Si Des Ailemau Is) as per
the Louisiana State
Board of Ileal : hj
W. Parrot Pastor ,
S'extun of lfie bau! Ccmetries
The next examination ft>r te;it:h
ers' certificates will be held at tne
Cour*. House .'.piif 15, 16, 17,
) win te) and April 10, 19.
J:b. M.-rt
Old O
I'U< hi 2
, Tip,,] \y u|
tiecond Curio e- . opal I i
Member of O me re> Il G
Ei y li th S e 1 1 a ' * » r : a 1 l)i:
State senator.
Judges !.l f
District Attorney 1 , R.Rra
Parish ol St Clrarlc
Représentât r. t ; 1
Shei ill K Colic, tur
Chief Deputy, 1
Deputy Sheriff
Ciei k & Recorder. 1 ,'j .
Deputy Clet k (' .
'-'»rouer Di . V. I r
Treasure! Wm. L
Assessed R.A.P'i
Reg ist 1 a r | ; , ;
v.'tfir ial Journal, Sr. (_ harles H
J List 1« es of tne Peace,
bust W a i r i \v _ I' f ' : 11 e
Second Ward A 1 ,
d (1 k
burn th Ward
Fifth W aid
C ons> a fries
First Wa i d
Second Warn |. j
Third Ward
Fourth Waid
Fifth Wa 1 d
Pol ice 111 r
bei geau tat Arms
En si Ward
Second Ward
Til i id Wald
Tonrili Wa,,j
Fifth Ward
U .ax
Presid t
1 s ' I ucsda v ol eVrn n
' n
Boa i 1 1
M I. I'.
b i "si U aiu
M G. Ih-o.H
o.Mi U u , d
M. I - Gnat: y
Third Ward.
f.....Hi Wat i
L. Dejea.»
T il tii W rr
A. I .Schexaj;
j. b. ;
Lafourche Basin L c \,
i 1 '■snlent p
Serit-i arv \\' \
M e m |,f
A. Champagne. j
Lemanu, Dona'
A1 ,
ff-"'-': I.
ui vo c . •
Loi 10, Mo ber I y ; k. < , ,\/ . '
Albemarle; R. Hciy >"
Bend; h. G. Swum
Tnaggard. Mcdo..,,g( U |. '
Vieiiug, Gretna; I. |~ y t ■
Bowie The State B, '
neers compose (he r, )L;(Ue , '/ , '
partment and the St ic ' ,
is treasu 1 er of the hoard ' '
Kegmai tiieeuiig
Thursdays of Jannai v ]]
and October. Finance Jf,,,','
meets first Monday of , u
at New Orleans office.
Terms of Com t
In 'me Parish of Jeffers,
J ury Sessions , st Af 0r)lJi „
April. 2nd Monday i„ ()( ,',
Uvt! Sessions. Jlui Aj, I1( V. v
M.tv. 2nd Motiiiay ,n \
'n the Parish 0/ Si. .,
Jury Sessions, nts M
»Mav. ;nu .-JoioJav 11 ,\'!>r e i
civd Sessions. ,. S(
Tebiuary 2 |,d Mon,j, iV .,
Parish o. St. J una t , ir ] }c \
J»"')' Sessions. , b , Aloürj.,
June 2nd i.icnd,
civil Sessions t
to arch 3, d Mond
>1 e.*
e rn i t< -
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The best of the good cn<38.
Ail the experiments of the <'rover
ment forjd »experts o-'rl the athletïo
tr.iiners of Y»!e Univers,î\ p^ IVft
th;.t oww' Mters »re the *
•nd hetltkiest. Quaker-S,
Stands at the head of the hot „j
food.* li ic not only '.he best !o>„j
but it 's tne cheap« t f>>d eartg]
Packed in tins it wi'J keep sweet auJl
fresh auywi.ere iiuieùciteiy.
St. . '. ...
Pltn'.isfti i>
c.;:. La
b rer V - s< * *•* f
or ■» »8.1»
PAR1NU OF ^1. t ifiKLt»,
IN'OBiflUtOKtn Of lOL.'Tjt.i^

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