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YOUR LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE.
This and every issue of The Sea Coast Echo teems with local news. This paper is a very breathing repre sentative of Bay St. Louis, It is closest to the heart and home. It is your representative; your ambasador of publicity to the outside world. SUBSCRIPTION $2 PER YEAR —ALWAYS IN ADVANCE. BAY WAVELAND CLUB 10 FORMALLY OPEN THIS EVENING AT 8 Beautiful and Spacious New Build ing and Club To Be Open at Formal Reception and Dance The Event Will Usher in New Social Institution for Bay St. Louis and Waveland. THE MOST UNIQUE CLUB IN AMERICA IS PROMISED. Yacht Club Combining Social and Features of a Full Fledged Ath letic Organization—Personnel of Executive Force and of Special Committees for This Evening. The doors of the Bay-Waveland Yacht and Athletic Club, of Bay St. Louis, will be formally opened to night and the club launched upon its active career as a going concern. This event will be marked with a re ception and dance given at the beau tiful and spacious new club building, corner Front and Washington streets, and so auspicious an occasion will be marked by a gathering of a large and representative body of ladies and gentlemen not only from Bay St. Louis and Waveland, but from New Orleans and from along the Gulf Coast. The local community is on tip-toe of anticipation, and from the nature of arrangements for the event no one needs to be disappointed. The en trance is by membership card and special cards for guests, after the names of the latter have been sent in and passed on by a special com mittee for the purpose. There will be no promiscuous guests:. However, the number of attendants for tonight is large. A special augmented band will dis course the numbers for the dance., and souvenir programs have been prepared for the ladies. Refresh ments will be served throughout the evening with the compliments of the club. No children will be admitted tonight. The Echo has been request ed to incidentally mention this as a matter of information. Juvenile members and their guests from 15 years up are welcomed. The matter of dress has caused some comment in some quarters, but this subject is optional. There was only a request made that the gentle men who would might wear a uni form attire. Members of the committees for to night are as follows: Reception Committee Adam Lorch, chairman; Edwin Briggs, Ar thur J. O’Keefe, Frank L. Green, Leo W. Seal, A. Battistella, Valentine Dell, Cartwright Eustis, George H. Edwards, Alex F. Fournier, H. \. Ferrandou, James Geary, Dr. A. P. Smith, Walter J. Gex, E. J. Gex, W. R. Irby, Gus B. Baldwin, Robert P. Hyams, Dr. H. S. Lewis, Donald Mar shall, Jos. O. Mauffray, Lamar Otis, C. A. Sporl, Julius H. Saenger, H. S Weston. Floor Committee —S. L. Engman, chairman; M. E. Ansley, Alfred W. Chapman, C. C. McDonald, Harry S. Saucier, Chas. A. Breath, L. Franz, E. E. Lucas, Harold B. Weston, Rob ert L. Genin, George Planchet. Executive officers of the Bay-W ave land Yacht and Athletic Club are; E. J. Leonhard, commodore; Edgar M. Rea, vice commodore; E. V. Rich ards, Jr., rear commodore; Bernard C. Shields, first vice president; Emile J. Lacoste, second vice president; P. V. Lacoste, treasurer; R. W. Webb, secretary; H. S. Renshaw, chairman house committee; Matthews, chairman athletic committee; George R. Rea, chairman finance committee; Rev. H. Perry, chairman golf com mittee; L. H. Burns, chairman yacht ing committee; John Osoinach, chair man membership committee; Chas. G. Moreau, chairman publicity commit tee. Dr. C. L. Horton is fleet sur geon, and Mr. George J. Toca is the active assistant secretary. Swat the fly, but don’t forget the knocker. ?--■■■ —lt BUILD NOW! PAINT NOW! PRICES ARE RIGHT! J. Watts Kearny & Sons, 512-524 South Peters St NEW ORLEANS. VV ' —T "rtv; LOCAL PASTOR IS HOST TO BOYS AT PICNIC. Rev. Father A. J. Gmelch Enter tained Some Thirty-Odd Members of the Sanctuary Society at All- Day Picnic Thursday—At the MaufFray Farm, on Bayou Laterre, Above Fenton. Who ever forgets the pleasures of a picnic in spring? Surely the thirty odd boys who enjoyed the hospital ity of Rev. Father A. J. Gmelch, pas tor of the Church of Our Lady of the Gulf, near Fenton, Thursday, never will. For it is recorded they had one wonderful time! As is his usual custom, the ever thoughtful and generous pastor en tertains the members of the Sanc tuary Society, which embraces the churches of Our Lady of the Gulf, St. Joseph’s and St. Henry’s. The membership of the society is com posed of the boys who faithfully serve on the altar during the celebra tion of masses every morning during the year. Regardless of the weather, these little soldiers of Christ are un failingly present at their duties, and the outing is a recognition by the pastor of this devotion to the church and to duty. The party left early during the morning hours of Thursday and by truck the trip to the Mauffray home stead, on Bayou Laterre, slightly above Fenton, was made. Automo biles that accompanied the party of picnickers were Mr. J. A. Mauffray’s, Mr. A. Scafidi’s and Father Gmelch’s. There w r ere by actual count thirty three altar boys. They were in charge of good Bro. Louis and Bro. Law rence, from St. Stanislaus. The two brothers were the executives in charge, but they wish it stated that their success was due largely to Jos. O. Mauffray, who was most active all the time in the interest of the ar rangements and the pleasure of the boys. The additional guests were Revs. Fathers Paul, Hike and Den nis. The local press was specially in vited, but picnics and other good times were not invented for the poor overworked newspaper men. How ever, we are appreciative and thank ful for the invitation just the same. The boys enjoyed Gibing, wadipg, playing baseball and other games, to say nothing of the eats. And lem onade —there was a barrel of it. It was Bro. Louis’ brew. The more you drank of it, the better you enjoyed yourself. Bro. Lawrence was um pire of the baseball games, a thank less job, which he does par excellence and to the satisfaction of both sides —if this be possible. The boys who enjoyed this partic ular never-to-be-forgotten picnic were the following-named: John Kachler, Paul Favre, Thos. Luc, Joseph Blaize, Bernard Blaize, Edward Blaize, Cyrel Basford, Laton Weinberg, Fabian Favre, Charles Schneider, Nolan Taconi, Alton Moak, Robert Basford, Nevell Choina, John O’Brien, Charles O’Brien, No lan Choina, Gaston Maurigi, Russell Maurigi, Earl Favre, Edward Paya deux, Marion Maurigi, Roland Dill man, John Scafide, Anthony Scafide, John Damborino, Alfred Becancon, Stanslaus Halpin, Billy King, Charles Bourgeois, Leroy Strong, Martial Lapeyre, James Lareux, and others from St. Joseph’s Church. A. & G. THEATRE PROGRAM. Attractions Coming for Next Week. MONDAY, MAY 22ND; Wanda Hawley in “A Kiss in Time,” Mutt and Jeff, and education al reel. ♦ ♦ ♦ TUESDAY, MAY 23RD: David Powell in ‘‘The Princess of New York,” Fox News and Aesop’s Fables. * ♦ * WEDNESDAY, MAY 24TH; Tom Mix in ‘‘Trailin’,” comedy and Fox News and Topics of the Day. * ♦ ♦ THURSDAY, MAY 25TH: Constance Talmadge in “Lessons in Love” and Prizma. ♦ ♦ ♦ FRIDAY, MAY 26TH: Bebe Daniels in “Two Weeks With Pay” and two episodes of ‘Hurricane Hutch.” ♦ * ' * SATURDAY, MAY 27TH: Thomas Meighan in “White and Unmarried,” and two reel comedy. GOOD WORK OF PARENT TEACHER ASSOCIATION Auxiliary Organization of Parent- Teacher’s Association a Factor for Results—Under Leadership of Mrs. Rita L. Breath and Mrs. E. J. Gex Telling Results Acquired—Outlook for Next Year Encouraging. During the present session the Parent-Teacher Association of the public schools has strongly backed the teachers in every effort to im prove the schools and to secure the co-operation of the patrons. The P.- T. A. not only helped with the every day routine of the school, but on every occasion furnished means and influence to help school undertakings. The organization, through its presi dent, Mrs. Rita L. Breath, contrib uted largely to the splendid showing Bay St. Louis made at the county field meet at Kiln, by providing trans portation for the numerous con testants. The Parent-Teachers’ As sociation also furnished entertain ment for the county teachers while in session here at the county teach ers’ meeting. The Parent-Teachers’ Association raised $74.50 on membership dues during the session; $29.87 was raised by selling refreshments at the mu nicipal election and at a minstrel show; $14.40 was raised on an Eas ter egg hunt given by the associa tion; $12.96 was contributed by the teachers to complete payment for maps ordered for the school. The money collected by the P.-T. A. was expended as follows: For transportation to county field meet, $6.00; entertainment of county teachers, $5.26; fifty song books for school, $7.58; library of Southern literature, $65.00; floral designs, etc., for the funeral of Horace Smith, $13.90; seven large wall maps and express on same, $33.99. In addition to the above-mentioned amounts the Parent-Teachers’ Asso ciation raised $4.50 to cover a deficit brought forward from last session. The association also raised and ex pended $79.30 for a Christmas enter tainment for the school children. The tree and good things were greatly en joyed by all of the pupils and every one felt that the undertaking was a marked success. The presence and backing of the Parent-Teacher Society meant a great deal toward the success of the year’s school work. Next session we hope that this organization may be even more efficient and more highly co-operative than during this ses sion. ARRIVALS AT BAY HOTEL. Mr. F. E. Pittman and wife, Gulf port, Miss.; A. R. Grant, Meridian, Miss.; Anderson Gray, E. Lelong, Gulfport, Miss.; W. A. Wheat, Wes tonia, Miss.; S. H. Camadais, Mrs. S. H. Camadais, New Orleans, La.; G. A. Jannett, Jno. Taylor, Slidell, La.; Dr. H. E. Lewis, Mrs. H, E. Lewis, Bay St. Louis; H. S. Weston, John Howye, Logtown, Miss.; Fred L. Brooks, Memphis, Tenn.; Hubert S. Collier, J. V. Bilbo, J. H. Gunyon, H. H. Wendeney, New Orleans, La.; Ernest Keller, Greensville, Miss.; A. C. Landry, Mobile, Ala.; J. J. Cusshi, S. L. Cassangen, B. Monteleone, Joe E. Benard, New Orleans, La.; W, H. Bailing, Montgomery, Ala.; W. A. Novell,' Birmingham, Ala.; W. T. Henceley, A. R. Harpen, New Or leans, La.; C. L. Landry, Mobile, Ala.; H. S. Weston, John Howye, Logtown, Miss.; F. E. Stubbs, Geo. Villand, Ernest T. Campner, New Or leans, La.; E. O. Spencer, Jackson, Miss.; Joe Gassin, Mrs. J. Gassin and child, Rayne, La.; Henry A. Metz, Magnolia; Geo. C. Poole, Gulfport, Miss.; Sam Walsh, Hammond, La.; R. W. Maddix, Mayfield, Ky.; N. G. Grayton, Biloxi; D. E. Gi’ay, L. A. Maye, J. E. Herrington, Gulfport, Miss.; W. E. Norriss, John Beny, New Orleans, La.; R. K- Hexton, Cleveland, Ohio; P. R. Henneford, New Orleans, La.; Sam Walsh, Ham mond, La.; 0. Y. Grayson, W. S. Wilson, B. R. Davis, H. V. Scarbor, ML Vernon, Ala.; Joe Berniff, New Orleans, La. Hotel at Clermont Harbor Opened for Summer. The big summer hotel at Clermont Harbor is open for the summer. Rod ger J. Bannock, the owner, is active ly engaged in making this one of the biggest seasons, and is leaving noth ing undone towards this end. Mr. Bannock has put on a campaign for guests and after he gets them at Clermont he says it will be so pleas ant and that he is going to take such good care of them and cater to their every want and pleas ure that they will remain. Mr. Bannock is spending today in Bay St. Louis in the interest of his hotel, and placed the hotel printing with The Echo. BAY ST. LOUIS, MISSISSIPPI, SATURDAY, MAY 20, 1922. I. WEBBER WILSON IS CANDIDATE, SIXTH • District Attorney of Twelfth Judicial District Aspires to Succeed Paul B. Johnson —Formally Announces His Candidacy in This Issue of The Echo—Resides at Laurel. WILL VISIT EVERY NOOK AND CORNER OF DISTRICT. Says Taxes Must Be Lowered The Ports on the Mississippi Coast Must Be Preserved and Maintained— Says the American Boy Who Fought in the Late War Must Be Given a “Square Deal.” T. Webber Wilson, well known county attorney of Jones county, and more recently district attorney for the Twelfth Judicial District, and re siding at Laurel, is formally an nounced in this issue of The Echo as a candidate for Congress, to succeed Hon. Paul B. Johnson, who is not a candidate for re-election, but will probably run for governor. Mr. Wilson is well known over the district, representing South Missis . ippi. During the fall he attended the Hancock County Fair and deliv ered one of the addresses. He wid ened his acquaintance by this visit and made a splendid impression. He is capable and alive to the very best interests of the district and its peo ple. Should he be elected, it is safe to say he will safeguard these in a manner of value and benefit. In a statement to The Echo Mr. Wilson says: “I am a candidate for Congress from the Sixth Congressional Dis trict. I announce my candidacy fully conscious of the responsibilities de volving upon the should* rs of those honored with this I am a-flative Mlssissippian and was priv ileged to receive my education in the schools of my native State, finishing at the University of Mississippi. I have been a citizen of Laurel, Miss., since soon after I begun the practice of law. I ran for county attorney of Jones county in 1915 and was elected over two opponents in the first pri mary with a majority of over six hundred votes. I ran for district at torney of the Twelfth Judicial Dis trict in 1919 and was opposed for that responsible office by two dis tinguished gentlemen, and my people were good enough to elect me over these two men in the first primary with a majority of over one thousand votes. I think every man in public life should have a justifiable pride in the confidence and esteem of his fel low citizens. ‘What is written is written,’ and my record as district attorney speaks for itself. I have at all times endeavored to do my full duty and to uphold and enforce the laws of my State without fear or favor. “1 will visit every nook and corner of my congressional district and dis cuss in detail with the voters of the district the issues engaging the atten tion of the people at this time. “Taxes MUST be lowered. The ports on the Mississippi Coast —our gateway to the ocean—MUST be pre served and maintained. The Ameri can boy who fought the fight and kept the faith in the recent war and struck the final blow that preserved a Christian civilization MUST be giv en a square deal “If elected to Congress these are some of the things that I shall strive for I make my people but one defi nite promise and that is to do my best for the highest and best interest of my country. Being a young man and knowing as I do that my heart beats in unison with the best interest of my country I feel that I can render you that kind of service in the Amer ican Congress that will be acceptable in your sight. “I have always tried to be an American first and a DEMOCRAT next. I give allegiance to but one country, and that country is the United States of America. I give allegiance to but one party, and that is the good old fashioned Dem ocratic party which embodies all the hopes, the ambitions and aspirations of my Dixie Land. “With this brief announcement I submit my candidacy to the people of the Sixth Congressional District, subject to their will. * NOTICE. The City of Bay St. Louis will receive bids for painting dials on town clock on June 3rd 1923. at 2 o’clock P. M. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. SYLVAN J. LADNER. Secretary. Bay St. Louis. Miss.. May Hth. 1922. SPRINGHILL SCORES 2 GAMES FROM COLLEGE Mobilians Play Saturday and Sun day Afternoons and in Each Game Are Victors—First Game Was !>]ore Exciting and the Better— Both Games Were Hard Fought by Both Sides —Scores 4-3 and 2-0 — Lacked Necessary Punch. On last Saturday and Sunday the St. Stanislaus baseball team lost two games to the fast Springhill nine, by the scores of 4to 3 and 2to 0. Berth games were hard fought by both teams. The first game seemed to be the more exciting of the two, Springhill scoring two runs in the first inning. Stanislaus was unable to score until the fifth inning, when by a walk and error and successful hitting they were able to tally three runs, giving them a lead of one run. This lead was held by them until the seventh inning, when Cleveland allowed the visitors to get two men on bases by a walk and two singles. Then Gilbert knocked the ball for what seemed to everyone to be a home run, but by the good throwing of Petijean and Fruge he was put out at the plate. This netted Springhill their last two runs, for Gex at this stage of the con test tightened up and held the visi tors scoreless till the end. Although the Collegians at several points in the game had good chances to score, they were unable to furnish the nec essary punch. SUNDAY’S GAME, The second game at first appeared to be an extraordinary affair, for both Cleveland and O’Brian seemed determined not to let a man reach first. Cleveland was the first to weaken, allowing the men that he had had at his mercy until this fatal point to secure a couple of hits and a w T alk, which netted two runs for them. The game remained at this stage for the remainder of the affair, neither team possessing the punch necessary to score. Harrison County Bar Endorses Judge Graham. At the adjournment of the civil term of the circuit court at Gulfport last week the Harrison County Bar adopted the following- resolution en dorsing Judge D. M. Graham, ex pressing merited approval of his splendid record on the bench: Whereas, this is the year for the election of circuit judge; and, Whereas, the Honorable D. M. Gra ham, now circuit judge of the Second Judicial District of Mississippi, has consented to offer for re-election to said position; and, Whereas, he has been untiring in his efforts to expedite the business of the district, and has endeavored at all times to be courteous and considerate of the bar and litigants and has made an excellent record on cases that have been appealed from his decision to the Supreme Court; and, Whereas, it is the desire of the Harrison County Bar that we endorse his candidacy for re-election; there fore, Be it resolved, That we, the Har rison County Bar, in open session, hereby endorse the candidacy of the Honorable D. M. Graham for re-elec tion to the bench of the circuit court of the Second Judicial District of Mississippi; and that a copy of these resolutions be presented to the court in open session with the request that same be spread upon the minutes of this court, and that a copy be given to the press for publication. Passed, this the Bth day of May, 1922. S. C. MIZE, R. C. COWAN, C. L. RUSHING. Local Man Heads New Orleans Com pany. G. Monte Ahrons, with the Peer less Products Company, of Bay St. Louis, has gone to New Orleans, where he has organized the G. M. Ahrons & Company firm, industrial corporation organizers, with office at 402 Whitney Central Bank building, and of which company he is the head. The new company will also make a specialty in industrial investments. Mr. Ahrons is well known and has had extensive experience in this line of business. FOR SALE. One-half interest in THE VICTORY AIRDOME. Terms very reasonable. Apply to ARTHUR A. SCAFIDE. Bay St. Louis, Miss. STUDENTS OF S. S. C. ENJOY PIER OUTINGS New College Attraction Is Source of Muck Comfort and Enjoyment— Boyg Indulge in Pugilistic Ath letics in the Breeze and Have Great Sport Several Boxing Bouts Tuesday Evening—Porpoise Have Good Imitators. Now that the old summer time is ing too mild a pasttime, so they have taken to sitting on the wharf, in the cool breeze and moonlight. Some think sitting in the moonlight dream ing too mild a posttime, so they have taken to boxing under the electric light out at the end. Tuesday night the pavilion at the end of the wharf was the scene of some lively bouts. In the first bout was a sort of Jelly Bean affair between “Prof. Laporte” and “Ladoux Chastant.” Everyone was afraid that either would walk into a lefty swing and thereby lose his attractiveness. However, no such calamity befell. In the second bout “Pudding” Sil va met the Pascagoula strong man, “Bones” Roshko. Pudding has a swelling wallop in his southpaw, while “Bones” used his nifty foot work. The third was between “Kid" Crevasi and “Pigfoot” Guidry. “Pig foot” belong to the Fabian School of Strategy and he gave a good practi cal demonstration of the fact that “He who fights and runs away lives to fight another day.” There was only one fault with his little demon stration, and that was Crevasi land ed his fist when the sides of the pa vilion prevented “Pigfoot” applying this principle. This fight kept the referee worried because there was no limit to the ring and “Pigfoot” had a remarkable proclivity of getting mixed up with the spectators. The fourth bout was between “Skinney” Hicks and “Fatty” Schoen. It reminded us of some of the pur poise fights we used to see and, strangely to say, the porpoise fights used to take place where the pavilion stands. We wouldn’t have been sur prised if some real porpoise had come up to help their clever imitators. BE A CREDIT TO YOUR TOWN. By Edgar A. Guest. Bea credit to your town, Help to build its fair renown; Stoop to nothing that would shame Either yours or its good name. In whate’er you find to do Have your city proud of you. Serve it in every way you can; In your trials play the man; Guard its honor as your own; Keep its petty faults unknown; Bea kind and genial host; Love your town, but do not boast. When you travel, east or west, For your city live your best; Prove by every act you do That its citizens are true. Let men learn to link your name With the town from w'hence you came. Cities grow not great by stone, Or the wealth of lands they own. All the fame they rise to win Comes from men who dwell therein. Human hearts shape all renown; Bea credit to your towm. FOR SALE. Anew modern bungalow, on Carroll avenue, up-to date in every respect. Lot 50x216. Some cash ; balance time. w. a. McDonald, Bay St. Louis, Miss. BAY ST. LOUIS, MISS. % RESOURCES OVER ONE MILLION DOLLARS. “No Account Too Small to Serve.” CThe constructive minds and the toiling hands of years have built up, step by step, the structure that supplies us with service today. TThe modern service organism is merely an assembly of the achieve ments of years. f; And where Hancock County Bank service is rendered, recognition of this fact has become crystallized into a policy of constant striv ing to increase the already established efficiency of the service that is known everywhere the name of this institution is mentioned, fr We know, and all of our customers do, too, that we have “No Ac count Too Small to Serve.” CAnd that the small depositors’ business is attended to with as much efficiency and sincerity as the largest ones are. fIFor nearly a quarter of a century this Bank has grown and pros pered and continues to do so by the confidence of a great community. FOUR PER CENT PAID ON SAVINGS AND TIME DEPOSITS. YOUR BUSINESS WILL BE APPRECIATED.' (Emwtij Sank — TO KEEP ABREAST LOCALLY. In this issue of The Echo will be found many stories and features of local interest. You cannot keep posted and abreast with the times us fully any other way. The subscrip tion is only $2.00 per year. If you love the town, you’ll take The Echo. 31 ST YEAR—No. 20. RED CROSS GETTING QUICK RESPONSE TO APPEAL FOR FUNDS Sufferers and Refugees From High Water in Louisiana and Mississippi Receiving Aid—But Situation Be coming More Serious From Day to Day and Additional Funds Are Needed. MISSISSIPPI HAS 39 SPECIAL WORKERS IN DISTRICTS. The Problem of Food, Both for Ref ugees and Live Stock, Is Present ing Most Serious Problem—Thous ands Were Actually Starving Be fore Red Cross Assistance. Prompt response has been made to the appeal for $500,000 to extend re lief work among 75,000 sufferers in the flood stricken areas of the Mis sissippi Valley, Harry L. Hopkins, manager of the Southern Division of the American Red Cross, announces to The Echo. Not only in the South, where in terest in the flood sufferers is nat urally greatest, but in every part of the country, money is coming into local Red Cross chapters for relief among the destitute, homeless and hungry refugees in the stricken dis tricts. Although the total amounts so far contributed have not yet been tabulated early indications are that the response to this appeal will be generous. The Red Cross appeaT was made through local chapters after the flood situation, the most serious in recent years, if not in history, becme such that a fund of SIOO,OOO set aside by the Red Cross for relief measures be came inadequate to care for the refu gees. All contributions are being made through the local chapters of the Red Cross and the money is being applied to actual relief work as fast as it reaches national headquarters. In the meantime conditions con tinue to grow more serious and daily an increased number of refugees seek food and shelter in the six Red Cross tent camps that have been established as close to the flooded regions as is practicable. Two special flood com mittees, directed by Joseph C. Logan, assistant manager of the Southern Division of the Red Cross, and Miss Belle Pike, special Red Cross repre sentative, are administering the work. Thirty-nine special Red Cross work ers .twenty in Mississippi and nine teen in Louisiana, are now in the flooded district. Supplies, clothing, tents, cots, blankets, and field kitch ens have been distributed in large numbers to the sufferers. 1 he problem of food, both for the refugees and the live stock, is pre senting the most serious problem to the Red Cross workers and most of the funds now being raised will be used to assure a proper food supply for the sufferers. Thousands of the destitute refugees were actually starving when they arrived in the Red Cross camps on rafts and boats, and the existing food supply is being rap idly depleted. Unless more is pro vided shortly thousands will soon be on the verge of starvation, accord ing to Red Cross workers in the dis trict.