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OL XIX. NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1912. No. 50. 'PERSONALS 1 A N D OTHERWISE _----- _--- 1gperintendent Gwinn is making ar rggemehts for an excursion of teach ato the Isthmus of Panama after the g of the Tr:lane Summer Normal J>ool, Aug. 1. Il the contest for the aIumnl medal 'be New Orleans college of Oratory, ýieh was held Thursday night at •eoe's Auditorium. Miss Sadie Vezien, whe recited "The World Without Dreamers." ,'as awarlded the medal. gs Vezien is one of our most accom ed and plopular young ladles and g many friends congratulate her on Ler recent success. The city ordinance regulating the Iggth of hat pins to be worn on wo a's hats, inspir-d by the Era Club, py pased at the meeting of the city eoancil Wednesday without a dissent iag vote. Dr. A. C. King, Dr. J E. Pollock and p. C. Duvic were guests of Dr. C. V. Irtft last week at his camp on Bay Dr. W. H. \eaevr of Ocean Springs, gr., was a visitor to our town yes Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Heath visited Oaesn Springs last week. They have one of the Hellande cottages of place for the summer. 1ev. J. F. Solier, S. M., provincial the Marist Order in the United lees, has been the guest of Rev. T. J. Larkin. Father Solier is making a vJtition of the Marist houses in his 1tMrory. Sgrace Nelson spent a few days with ts. marriage of Miss Ruth Cucich Spotts, of Terre Haute, Ind., place on April 30, at 5:30 p. m. at the Church of the Holy M3as of Mary. Friends are invited areugh this medium to be present at he ceremony. Mrs. J. Albert Guillot and little Adele were visitors to Lafay La., where they were the guests iss Alice Guillot. eov. Sanders appointed Senator E. O'Connor as a delegate from to the Good Roads Congress of the National Good Roads Associa .me, to be held next month. Sr. and Mrs. J. R. Adams returned from Corsicans, Tel., where the guests of relatives. t. Gafretti and Louis Joret, an City, were guests of Mrs. #. o last week. AIrsa Smith left yesterday for Souge to visit friends. Mrs. A Verret and Miss A. Kerr Svslv rs to Morgan City recently. 'Ms. Bslah Borne is the gtfest of r sters in Pointe-a-la-Hache, La. '1rs B. Herman has returned to her It Lake Charles after visiting maher, Mrs. Geary. , hJoa Chapter No. 35, O. E. S., a very interesting meeting Mon oeealag at Masonic Hall. The SWorthy Pation and several vi-. fro mthe city phapters were pres Oae candidate was initiated. ome Direct to This Store There is no need to search throughoat the city for the best values in nowadays. A little experience will show you that it is wise to to this One store -where you get the best styles -where you get the.best values -where you get the best servio. -where you find the orowd -where you fled the largest assortment " ca.se of our wholesle departsmeat we are able to purchase our ise at lower prices than would be possible is the ordinary retail We buy in immense quantities and we give you the full beefit of Ivw price purchse.o Special for Friday and Saturday i r ly- 1-00 a ..no two life . BDuy Your New Hats Now $19.00, $15300-On aese ~ While the Prices Are Low Starday : : : : : : ssman-Weinfeld Millinery Company 212 Magazine Street RBMEMBER In all business, the house that competes for quality and service Insures to its customer the best guarantee against being robbed. Solari's FOR NEARLY HALF A CENTURY And with uninterrupted success have been in the field of SOUTIIERN GROCERY BUSINESS As competitors and advocates of quality, goods and prompt service. The fund of Information and experience gath ered during this long period is of the GR(IIEAT T RENEFIT TO TIlE ctON SUMING PI'UBI.IC. Because health depends mainly upon the food you eat and drink. The appre clation and enjoyment of food depends upom quality. The cost of food depends upon the return you receive In quality and freshness. And as we investigate the merits of everything we sell, we do not hesitate to guarantee every purchase made at our stores. Our prices are the lowest at which first quality goods can he sold, and we allow claims on all goods returned when not found to Ihe in perfect condition. A. M. & J. SOLARI, Ltd. MAIN HOUSE-Royal and Iberville Sta., one block below Canal Street. Mrs. (Dr.) Kllenpeter and daughter of Lafourche, La., are visiting Mrs. Rousseau of Olivier street. Senator-elect and Mrs. W. T. Chris ty will leave Saturday for Washington. Mrs. Christy will remain in Washing ton, the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Bancroft Weaver, while Mr. Christy goes to Cleveland and later to Harris burg as a delegate to Railroad Engi neers' Convention. The Royal Pleasure Club of Algiers will give their third moonlight ride on the steamer Sidney Tuesday, April 30, 1912. An enjoyable time is promised all who attend. The following clipping was sent to the Herald by Nicholas Sirey, with the request that it be published: "Nicholas Sirey, whose name was mentioned with that of Frank Spahr in an article in The States on Tuesday, referring to a shooting afftir, declares the report in error. He says the shoot ing was unintentional and accidental, being the outcome of a joke. He de alies the ownership of the gun which !was used, as the weapon belonged to Bpahr. "I neither owned nor carried a gun in my life and had no intention nor desire to shoot Mr. Spahr,' says Sirey, 'who, fortunately, suffered no bodily injury as a consequence of this joke.'" Miss Adella Ehrhardt and Warren Russell were quietly married by Judge Maher Tuesday evening, April 23. Mrs. Hicks and son, of Slidell ave. nue, left last Sunday for Bay St. Louis for one week's stay, the guests of Mrs. PrAnd Lecourt. Miss Myrtle Classen, daughter of e Capt. Classes, was surprised last Fri day by a bevy of charming young girls. They presented her with a white sun shade, a fan and a bouqut of flowers. RECEIVING VISITORS. His many- friends will 'be glad to know that Mike Rooney, Chief Clerk to the Mayor, has successfully passed through another surgical operation at Hotel Dieu. lie was operated on last , week by Dr. Dana for the radical cure I of hernia. Mr. Rooney will be con- 1 fined to his bed for several weeks and knowing his active disposition we join with his friends in extending sympathy , during his imprisonment in his bed at Hotel Dieu. Mr. Rooney is now prac tically out of danger aid is receiving 1 visitors. LETTER LIST. List of unclained leters remaining at Station A, for the week ending April 25, 1912: Men-Jim Cousin, Ben Franeson, George Nalkes, Ursin Neuville. Foreign-Messrs. McLellan Dock Co. J. H. Wiles, (2). Women-Miss Louevinia Jackson, Miss Eveline Layton. A. F. LEONHARDT, P. M. J. W. DANIELS, Supt. Sta. A. TWO SUBMARINE BOATS FOR NEW ORLEANS. While it had been rumored for two or three days after the House naval affairs committee considered the naval appropriation bill that it would recom mend four submarine boats, two of which are to be stationed at New Or leans, and the other two on the Pacific coast, the action of the committee was not definitely known until Saturday. Representative Estopinal, who is a member of the committee, announced Saturday he had secured two of the four submarines recommended for New Orleans. The securing of the two submarines for New Orleans is the second valua ble service rendered New Orleans by Mr. Estopinal within the last two weeks. Last week he secured reten tion of the Algiers navy yard, despite Secretary Meyer's recommendation that it be closed. * These two items are the first steps toward culmination of the plan of fortifying the mouth of the Mississippi river, which Representa tive Estopinal isa working on. OAOCUTION CLASS. Beginning May 4 our district will have a branch of the N. O. College of Oratory established. Mrs. Aline La Groue, who is well known as an inetructor in elocution and dramatic art, will be in charge of the class. Lessons will also be given in physical culture and singing. The classes will be held every Saturday at 10:30 o'clock a. m. at the Convent, cor ner Olivier and Eliza streets. The I terms will be one dollar a month. Mrs. La Groue has quite a reputation along these lines and wilt undoubtedly receive much encouragement and pat - ronage from our people. ADAMS' HATS. CANAL STREET FERRY IMPROVE. h MENTS. ti The requirements of the city in the e way of changes and improvements in the ferry-houses, landings and boats of n the Southern Improvement Company, t which operates the Canal Street fer- , ries, to make those features of the t company's business comply with the I provisions of the charter granted to the company by the city, are set forth fully in a communication sent by City 1 Engineer Hardee to President W. J. Verlander, of the Ferry Company, and which was accompanied by blue prints a showing plainly what is required. Mr. J Verlander was requested by Captain e Hlardee to advise Mayor Behrman what r his company will do in the way of com plying with the requirements. The f particular changes and improvements. f as set forth by the city engineer are: At Canal Street Ferry-house-That it have three doors, instead of two, as at present, and that the office and tick et window extend to the front of the building, instead of the vestibule now in the center. That the railing sepa rating the embarking from the debark ing passengers be extended to the t front of the building, so as to provide separate spaces for the embarking and I debarking passengers throughout the t entire building. That doors at the front for debarking passengers be hung i so as to open out only, and those for E embarking passengers so as to open t in only. 1 Canal Street Ferry Landing-The erection of a rail across the pontoon so as to provide separate and distinct I spaces for embarking and debarking passengers. Additional openings or' gangways in the deckrail on each boat t for the use of debarking passengers. t The erection of an open galvanized £ iron shed across the pontoon for the width of and on a line with the width of the embarking passenger gangway, and the same for the debarking pas senger gangway. Algiers Ferry-house-That tickets be sold from a window at the front of the house only, where a window has been provided, and not from the inside. That the rail between the embarking and debarking passengers be extended to the front of the buildings, so as to pro vide separate embarking and debark ing spaces through the whole building. That the doors for the two classes be hung as specified for the Canal Street ferry-house. 1 Algiers Ferry Landing-That the f outer end of the section of the vehicle gangway, which is next to the levee i and now stationary, be hung on hinges, so as to raise and lower, in order to f effect a uniform plane at low water for i the entire vehicle gangway from the e top of the levee to the pontoon. That t the outer end of both sections of the passenger gangways be lowered ap e prpoximately one and a half feet, so as to effect a flatter slope of the movable sections of these gangways at low wa ter. The complaint that the Ferry Com pany was not providing a service and accommodations in accordance with the requirements of its franchise wAs made some time since to the mayor by the Algiers Improvement Associa tion. The mayor referred the subject to the city engineer, who in turn made an inspection, and the above are his recommendations as to what is nec essary for compliance with the fran chise by the Ferry Company. The mayor is awaiting the company's reply through President Verlander, as to whether or not it will comply with these specifications without any other process. THE FERRY COMPANY'S POSITION The following was received Monday afternoon by Mayor Behrman from W. .I. Verlander. president of the South ern Improvement and Ferry Company. relating to the suggestions made by City Engineer lHardee relative to im provements to be made to the landings, ferry-houses and boats of the company, both at the Canal street landing and that on the Algiers side, and which the city engineer claims come under the provisions of the franchise granted by the city to the company: "In response to the communication from Mr. W. J. Hardee, city engineer, of date April 17, 1912, in which he requested that reply be made to you, we would respectfully state that the position of the Southern Improvement and Ferry Company is that it has al ways in every respect complied with its franchise obligations, and, as point ed out in a previous letter, had done many things in the interests of its patrons that it was not required to do by its franchise. "It is the desire of the Ferry Com pany at all times to do everything within reason for the convenience and comfort of its patrons, whether the same be a franchise obligation or not, and it is with that idea in view it has submitted the suggestions embodied in the letter of the city engineer to the engineer of the company, in order that he may give an opinion as to the ad visability and the cost of these recom mendations. "We have requested that he submit at the earliest popssible moment his re sponse, and as soon as the same is re t ceived we will take the matter up with you. As all of the requests made by D the city engineer are not franchise ob ligations, you can appreciate the rea sonableness of our request in asking for time to have our engineer make an e estimate of the advisability and cost t of same before giving a definite reply as to what our position will be with relation te the matter." CHANGES OF RESIDENCE. Many Voters Will Apply For Residen e tial Change On Rolls Before Primary Day Is Fixed. To fix the date before which a voter must have moved In order to change his place of residence on the registra tion rolls, Attorney-general OnGuion may be called upon to decide. h The registration office opened again, and will remain open until thirty days preceding the next election. Accord ing to the law no changes of party at filiation can be made now, as they must be made six months preceding a primary election to be valid in that election. Chief Clerk N. 8. Hoskins, in the registration office, gave instruc tions to the clerks not to receive any applications for change of party affili ation. -He was then about to issue in atractions in regard to transfers of residences on the rolls when he found he had a knotty problem to solve, and decided he would put it up to Registrar of Voters Leche, who may find it ne cesary to ask the attorney-general for a rallang. What Problem is. The problem is this: The law re quires that a person to vote in any precinct must have lived in that pre cinct six months. Under the law the date for the primary for city offices Is not a Senlte one, which makes it dif ficult to fix the six months previous date in accepting changes of residence afdavits. In other words, the date for the general election for city officesa, ac cording to the law, will fall on Nov. 5. The primary must be held not less than sixty nor more than seventy days prior to that date. This will make the primary election due between Aug. 26 and Sept 65. As it is usually held on a Tuesday, this will inake the date Sept 3, if that eustom is adhered to. But under the law the date may be any day between Augusrt 26 and September 5. Now if a voter comes into the ofee of the registrar to change his residence addrees, and he has moved prior to Feb. Sg, he will be all right because he will have been in his new precinct six maths when the city primary is held ay day between Aug 28 and Sept. 6 But if he had moved on, say, SMarel 5 and the election is held Sept. 3, he weuld not be in the precinct six Many Veters Will Apply. 'fThere f be many voters who will apply to hae their residence addres csangd ea the rolls long before the dte for the primary is fied definitely. ADaMSJ' EA1r Why Not Get "The Holmes Habit" HE habit of shopping at Ilolmines will htelp ou rto a. in ii ter your household advantageously. You will learn what is New and Economical. You will find ways of getting the worth of your dollar, that no school of enoconlmy could teach. You will find sugges tions as to renovating your wardrobe. You will learn how to make a good appearance at a small expenditure. and how to dress your family well. You will discriminate between good value and things made cheap to sell cheap. a And in learning to rely on a reliable store, you will learn WHY that relaince is justified, that the merchandise at Holmes' is not only "The cheapest in the long run," but generally costs less money to begin with. D. H. HOLMES COMPANY, Ltd. 1842- --1912 WOMAN IN MORTAL FEAR OF "AX MIAN;" POLICE FIND "DYNA MITE" OLD BATTERY. In mortal fear of the "axman." Bes sie Jones, a negress, complained to the Algiers police that her life was in dan ger and asked for protection. The wo man, who lives at No. 1003 Brooklyn avenue, turned over to Sergeant Stro bel a letter which she had received and said that she had found a can of dyna mite under her house. The police had much difficulty in making out the letter and succeeded in deciphering only a part of it because of the poor writing. The part they read was a quotation from the Bible, as follows: "When He maketh inquisi tion for blood he remembereth them. He forgetteth not the cry of the bum ble." The quotation is from the psalms, chapters 9 and 12, according to the let ter. At the woman's home Patrolman Ja cob Wolverton picked up the supposed can of dynamite, which proved to be nothing more than an old storage bat tery, much the worse for wear and en tirely harmless. It appeared to have been scorched at one end. The omcer learned that the Jones woman's step father died two years ago and left mo ney to her mother, and that since then the dead man's relatives and the Joneses have been on bad terms. It is supposed that the letter was the out come of this trouble. The police do not consider the case seriously, but the woman appears much disturbed over the occurrence and fears that someone will attempt to do her bodily harm. THREATENING LETTERS. Recorder Goff Sne~c Miller, who is also known as Mrs. L. Prancois, $15 or thirty days Saturday morning when she appeared before the court. It is alleged that a threatening letter re ceived by Patrolman Prados came from the woman. Corporal Roussell and Patrolman Prados went to her home, 219 Slidell avenue, and the woman be came abusive when questionad about the letter. She was Jailed for this dis turbance. The police say she operates a fortune telling establishment and, al though they have made every effort to get evidence against her, they have failed. As a result of this Investiga tion she is said to have written the letter. Mro. Aline La Groue Teacher of Elocution, Singing, Physical Culture, and Dramatic Art. TERMS: $1.00 per Month. Lessons every Saturday at Co vent at 10:30 a. m., commencing i May 4th. YOU MAY BE THE WINNER! Enter $2.50 Popular School Girl Contest N GOLD Mt.u c.at..s one *. bg ,, ,L t TOu, TOHE VOTES FREE WINN E R The Central Drug Store, *iR " LETTERS FROM THE PEOPLE. A Tip to the Parents. Our people are suffering from a se ries of depredations which makes pub. lie and private improvements such as tree planting, garden making and the like, doubtful benefits. The writer hopes the attention of parents may be given to the matter, that the chil dren be instructed in the duty of car ing for such improvements, public or private; that they be told of the meas ure that results from such preserva tion, not only to the owner, but to ev ery citizen who may pass that way. A suggestive few may indicate the wanton destruction that handicaps many good things in our district. New trees, set out, have had their bark whittled by idle boys till the chipping has almost "ringed" the tree; this means it death. Others have been mu tilated by wandering cows and goats. Boys mount small trees, as those in front of McDonogh School No. 4, and try to avoid the blows of one who jumps from the pavement to strike at their legs. Fun for the boys, but death to the trees. The number of private gardens rifled is too great to be named, but, when for two successive Sundays, all roses within reach of the boys are taken from a public school yard, one Iwhose every beauty has been pald for by the taxes of the citizens or of direct donations of the patrons and friends of the school, the folly of not Impress ing the need of preserving, of caring for things of beauty is apparent. Small plots are not exempt from the vandals. People of limited means, with but a bit of ground to give them the pleasure of "green things growing," have their few best plants taken root and branch. Are we to let this continue? It each parent believes his child not a culprit, and shuts his eyes to the fact that children do things of which par ents know nothing, we may look to a long continuance. H. M. A. THE BRUNSWICK-BALKE-COLLEN DER CO. Carom and Pocket Billiard Tables, Refrigerators, Bar Fixtures, Bowling Al leys, Billiard and Bowlig Supplies, 732 Poydras Street, New Orleans, La.