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Entered at the lPostomce at New Orleans as
Second-Class Mall Matter.
One Copy, One Month, in Advance... .10
One Copy, One Year, in Advance.....$1.00
DIR. C. V. KILrFT... Editor and Proprietor
Address all communications to DR. C. V.
KiLt.AT. No. 500 Verret Street, New Or
leans. U. Phone, Algiers 503.
NEW ORLEANS, LA., NOV. 21, 1912.
THE IIERADI, may be found at the fol
lowing places :
TIllE IIERAIal) (Algiers Omcer, 500 Ver
ret Streir.
TIlE IiEl-RALDI (City Opce), 823 Perdido
St r,.,t.
Aventi u.
(;F). EE.RAllYES, Slidell Avenue.
Suhbscrilatr failing to get TILE IEItRAIt
regularly, will pleas~e notify the business
manager. No. 50)  erret street.
PI'lease send imniunications for publica
tion as early as a osible, anti not later than
Tue-lday night.
,All cinlllIl" atloTln, such As letters from
the peoile and r.ws notes of balls, lawn
partles, dance andil personal mention will
is innerteld In TPllE IIEIItAIA free of charge.
No rotlnrlnu iltiont will 1e ri-ce ved unless
sign-,d by the sender. We do not publish
youlr Inlllv in ionlection with thel ciorim
mni ahiition uI nless you io stat-, hit we mIust
inislt uili-n having your name as a guaran
tee of gi...d faith.
Scholarship and Deportment.
7 B-Walter Wells, William Tufts,
Edgar Cayard, Thomas I)urand.
6 B-Richard Maher, Milton Massie,
Stanley McMahon, Anthony Gerrets,
Thomas Dupuis, Seldon Talbot: John
Hambacher, Robert Gallinghouse.
5 A-James Moffett, Harry Hoke,
Riems Biehler, George Thorning, Geo.
Donley, Elmer Burton.
4 A-John Schwarzenbach, Julian
Hogan, Rudolph Frenzel, Archie Mc
Namara, Albert Monaco, Archie Wol
verton, Emile Collette, Floyd Mahler.
4 B-Noel Duvic, Byrns Anderson,
Maurice Robichaux, Henry Gerrets,
Matthew Morse, Elliot Hafkesbring,
Herman Troseclair, Charles Burgis,
Louis Laufer.
3 A-John Benlnate, Bernard Grund
meyer, Frank Spahr.
2 B-Andrew Buniff, Otto Meder, He
lias Adams, Lemley Hubener, Hillary
Schroder, Roland Cayard.
1 A-Mark Senner, Ira Olroyd, Floyd
Christy, Ralph Umbach.
1 B-Don Duffy, Joseph Gast, Lucien
Forsythe, Clyde Gilder, William Ellis,
Harold Hano.
6 A-Strueby Drumm, John Stassie,
Stanley Diket, Royal Amuedo, August
4 A-Henry Page, Sunta Tranchina.
4 B-Miguel Vera, Joseph Selfani,
John Jackson, Harry Hers.
2 B-Tracy Entwisle, Arthur Felch
er, John Talluto, John Tierney, Wal
lace Owens, Harry McNeely, Collie Pu
matow, Henry Burlett.
1 A-Charles Henley, Morris Lau
fer, Roy Drumm, Alden Baker, Mel
bourne Reed.
7 B-Daniel Knowles, Dewey Thorn
4 A-Joseph Schleb, Warren 8pizifa
den, Alton Humphrey, Roland Horn,
Anastole Lejeune.
4 B-Albert Benner, Warren Strasu
ser, Curtis Lange.
1 A-Frank Floyd.
1 B-John Hunn, Delma Petrie,
Louis Acker, Peter Anderson, Ber
trand Peck, Albert Monroe, Albert
Newberry, Floyd Umbach.
Athletic badges were awarded to the
ifollowing boys: Leonard Aubert, Kirk
Abbott, Clayton Borne, Mervine Um
bach, Robert Kennedy, John Sinclair,
William Tufts, Alden Olroyd, John
The Belleville School was visited
this week by Assistant Superintendent
bans, who reported the school to be
"working nicely" and by Drs. Wymer
and Bohne, Assistant Medical Inspec
tors, who completed their work to the
1st B and Kindergarten grades, thus
providing for pupils not here last June.
Good physical condition of eyes, ears, t
etc., and unobstructed breathing are 5
necessary fr successful mental work a
of any kind, and the value of these in-[
speetions with their resultant notices [
of defects to parents is so great that [
a few of the effects of neglecting the '
early correction of defects need but e
be mentioned.
Imperfect sight gives rise to head
aches, indigestion, with poor growth F
and general condition at the body and b
bed carriage of the body. There Isa
constant danger to the Indlvidual of im
perfeet hearln in thee days of the
automobile and trolley, while school
work is a great tax. Bad teeth give
at only toothache, but indigestion and
malnutrition, or poor growth of the A
whole body. Obstructed breathing in- -
terfrers with memory, proper growth
and knl neglected, actually changes r
thb facial contour, maknlg the chin
eeede, the cheek-bones high, the tace at
fat, while the curve of the jaw pre- w
rets perfect articulation and chewing. T
ho enlarged tonsils, adenolds, etc.
must be removed early in life, before d
L1 years of age, eI the disfigure
-eat become pemwasnaet. Niety-five
pe eant of the childrMan's treatment I
It has come to my attention during the past week, that a young man em
ployed in a large branch house in this city had his wages garnisheed through
the main office in Chicago, and thereby lost his position. The money lender
responsible in this case is one who has beent in the public eye several times
before, but this seems not to have damped his ardor for exacting "his pound
of flesh." As it was told to me, the young man in question had paid the
usurer Interest far in excess of the original loan, but was still being hounded
for the "principal."
There is much talk about the menace to youth of gambling, drinking, etc.,
but there can be no greater menace to these same youth than these usurious
money-lenders. The path to their clutches is strewn with bright hopes and
rosy dreams, but once they have you in their grasp you may well leave hope
behind. You pay interest upon interest, compounded again and again, and
always they hold up that original note-"the principal." And you cannot es
cape them; they follow you from job to job, ay, from city to city, relentlessly.
You are pursued until you are driven to an ignomious end.
It is a blot upon a fair civilization that such things should exist. Surely
our lawmakers could construct laws to end this evil effectually. It is true we
have laws on the statute books applying to these cases, but the lawyers who
made them always find a way to circumvent them. Because, fifty years ago.
Judge Blank, in 99 An. ,99, decided so and so is always a good reason for a like
decision to-day. And then the lawyers-the public would be surprised to
know that some firms of the highest legal standing in the community take and
prosecute these cases. In a little town in Mississippi, some months ago, the
better class of lawyers combined not to take any case for a money-lender, and
more to defend free of charge any suit brought by the usurers. This had the
effect of driving them out of the town. In some of the Northern States plans
have been formulated for lending money to the poorer classes through co-opera
tive associations, and have met with much success. Something should be done
in New Orleans, for this city is fairly overrun with these sharks in human
form. Perhaps, and it is only a suggestion, the daily press of the city might
do much to alleviate the evil by more publicity. These ghouls thrive in secrecy
and if their names, and the names of their legal advisers, were put before the
people in the public prints, it would have a salutary effect on the nefarious
Hello! Algiers? Well, say, you haven't gone to sleep erer there? You
know Christmas is coming; everybody's boosting now. Do some of it your
selves. You have a little Garden of Eden over here, but nobody but yourselves
will know about it if you don't boost it a little. Talk about it, tell about it
keep its resources and advantages always in the limelight. Write about it in
your paper, and read what others say about it. Go over and tell the city
papers about it; they will be glad to help you in your boosting. But boost,
and keep on boosting; and all the while you are boosting, devise plans for
making your town better, more beautiful, healthier, and commercially more
powerful. Only thus can you interest the outsiders; and interest them you
must in order to make the progress that you should. Above all things, don't
go to sleep at the switch-that spells catastrophe.
len successful, while the percentage of suc
lis, cessful treatments of adults is much
smaller. The wise parent, then, on
learning of any of these defects of his
child, immediately consults the proper
de, specialist, either at his private offce
1st or at the hospital, and takes from his
child such heavy handicaps in the race
sa. of life.
Eu- Certainly do we sympathize with
Governor Luther Hall in his troubles
au- with the judgeship of our Recorder's I
el- Court, and we congratulate the Gov- 1
ernor that John M. Duffy, of our dis- I
trict, should have accepted this posi
tion ,and to have accommodated the I
rn. Governor to the extent of several I
weeks' inconvenience in order that a
ia. thorough Democrat would occupy the
r., bench. We are not going to criticizse
the Governer about the appointpent of I
as. Mr. Duify. If Mr. Duffy was a Michel I
supporter he was a Democrat Just the I
same, and it was a Democrat that the
rie, Governor was after this time, and not
e!. a Bull Mooser. Mr. Duffy is one of <
ert our well-known representative citi
zens and a valued employe of the i
he Southern Pacific Steamship Company, I
irk and it will be the pleasure of his many
m- friends to speak of him in the future
dr, as Judge Duffy. It is stated that Clerk
hn O'Keefe and Janitor Crombie will con- *
tinue to hold their positions until such
time as the Commission Government I
makes a change.
le S. E. Redfern, United States Immi
er gration Commissioner, stated that he a
ec- believes work on the station in Algiers ,
he will be completed and the buildings c
us ready for occupancy by Jan. 15, 1913.
le. This statement was based upon the as
surance of the contractor having
charge of the work.
Work on the different structures on
rs, the reservation has progressed very
.re satisfactorily during the past summer,
rk and when the work is completed the
in. New Orleans Immigration Station will
, be one of the best equipped in the
at United States. A shed to cover the t
he wharf on the river front will be erect
ut ed by the Dock Board, and this, too, 0
will be finished early next year.
.d- Mr. Redfera and his family tempo
th rarily are living on the immigration
id boat Corinthia, pending the completion
is of the handsome residence,
n- e
4 rank Brl, who resides at 87 De
e Armas street, is making quite a eeu
. cess with a small garden at his reest
hI dmee in intenified tfarming. He has
a recently iredueed some enormous
sweet potatoes, two of which were left
at The Herald ofice on exhibition, le
Swelghing four ponds and ten ounces.
The other speelmen left here is only M
a few ounces lighter. This is another
demonstration of what Louisiana soil
will produce. l
his Alhambra Club Makes New Rule.
Ice At the regular meeting of the board
his of directors of the Alhambra Gymnas
we tic Club, held last Wednesday night, it
was decided that the club will, in the
future, accept social members into the
club, who are not required to purchase
a share of stock. Annual dues have
been made $9.00 a year, when paid in
th advance, or $1.00 a month, payable in
es advance, monthly. This membership
ra gives the members the same privileges
. as are accorded the regular stock.
. holders of the club. Membership is
si. limited to one year, subject to renewal
he at the pleasure of the board. A com
jl mittee on membership was appointed
a to look after the admission of social
he members, John Moynagh being ap
! pointed chairman, with J. E. Huckins
of and Riley Williams as the other mem
el bers. The club also decided that the
he new members to be taken in will be
he subject to initiation, and an iniiation
lot committee was appointed, composed
of of Leonard Gisch as chairman, with
ti. John Moynagh and Stanley Behrman
he as members. Several applications for
y, social membership have already been
sy received and will be acted upon at the
re next meeting of the board. The real
rk estate committee is also busy at pres
in. ent investigating some property that
a has been offered the club, and there
nt may be some announcement of im
portance to be miade, shortly, regard
ing the future home of the club.
The last meeting of the board was a
record breaker, nineteen of the twen.
1 ty-five members being present. A
meeting of the board was held last
night, but on account of The Herald
going to press at about the same time,
a report of the meeting will be had in
rs The Herald of our next issue. Appli
s cation for membership into the club
may be made to any member by giv.
s ing in the name and address, and ac
companied by either $1.00 or $9.00. as
the party may elect.
1 On Saturday evening, Mr. and Mr-s.
1 N. E. Humphrey of Opelousas avenue I
ie entertained at a reception in honor of
the fourteenth anniversary of the birth
of their daughter Rita.
The home was prettily decorated
with ferns and flowers and presented
a pretty appearance. Many games
were played and dancing was indulged
in. Thomas Dupuis entertained with
many songs. The evening was most
enjoyably spent and the young hostess e
received the congratulations and good I
wishes of her many friends. r
Those present were: Misses Rita i
I Humphrey, Irma Hibben, Hasel Nel- t
son, Rhea Breaux, Thelma Oliver, *
Kate Hornosky, ione and llian Hoke,
Camille Spahr, Irma Schroder, Marion t
Harris, Elsie Borne, Leah Schroder,
May Bowers, Freda Weber, Nora Sad- E
ler, Norma Weber, Myrtle Clases, Mil
dred Hauschknecht, H. Meyers; :
Messrs. .Ralph Bresaux, Hugh Humph- B
rmy, Leo Johnson, Joseph and George e
Thornina, Milton Nelson, Andrew and a
Robert Martnes, Dewey Thoraing,
John Meyers, Thomas Dups, lRage -
Oliver snd Diwin Daveeae.
Civil Service.
People in general are under the Im
h pression that Civil Service positions
r in the U. S. Government are perma
nent ones, however we have seen such
not to be the case, especially so at the
d Naval Station.
e When the Navy Dock first came in
d 'November, 1901, and thereafter, as
improvements were made, several good
positions were created and every one
vied with each other in taking the ex
aminations, trying to secure the posi
d tions; many resigning from good
e places in order to do so.
d The following are some of the posi
tions which were obtained through
competitive examinations, and ap
peared a few years ago to be perma
nent, viz., Dockmaster, Master Machin
Y ist, Machinist in charge, Chief Electri
e clan. Special Mlechanic, Foreman La
borer, two clerks to Commandant, one
clerk to each department, Construction,
Steam Engineering, Yards and Docks,
' General Storekeeper, and for Paymas
a ter, also a Timekeeper, one Draftsman
I each for C. and R. and S. E., also an
electrical derftsman, and several arch
itectural draftsmen for Y. and D., be
sides six watchmen for the Naval Dock
and yard.
Now in addition to the above men
tioned positions, there were mechan
ics and helpers of all branches, also
laborers, special foremen and clerks
employed there, and now the force has
been so reduced, that there is only
one clerk, and six watchmen who are
the only Civil Service men left. In
the Construction Department, there
are one shipwright, two carpenters,
four niachintsts, four firemen, one rig
ger, one painter, two helpers, and a few
extra painters and helpers, working on
the docK, and two helpers for S. E., be
sides five colored helpers around the
Station. There is no Civil Service
Foreman in charg of any of the De
s partments or Dock. There being more
. employees now than there were when
the dock first arrived, and yet the gov.
ernment then deemed it proper to
have a Dockmaster and Machinist-in
charge, to take care of the dock struc
ture and machinery. Then there was
also a Captain of the Navy, as Com
mandant, besides a Carpenter U. S. N.,
and a Civil Engineer U. S. N.; now
there is a Carpenter, U. S. N., as Custo.
dian, who performs duty as Dockmas- t
ter, Civil Engineer, Construction Om- c
cer and Engineer Officer. One of the s
employed carpenters is doing the duty 9
of Dockmaster, which was previously 8
done by Mr. Tracy Lilly, and one of f
the machinists is performing the duty r
of Machinist-in-charge, which was pre-i
viously done by Mr. A. J. Haaser, and i
later by Mr. Adam Hammer. o
Therefore, the injustice can be seen,
that the Navw9Department has been
gradually doing away with the im
portant positions regardless oftCivil
Service Rules;' the last position was a
made vacant by Master Machinist, A.[
J. Haaser being discharged during last i
week; the letter received from the Sec t
retary of the Navy stajed that, owing s
to the present condition of the work n
at the New Orans Naval Station, his
services were no longer required. Now
there is machinery in the two shops, !
on the dock, in the yard and at the l
coaling plant, to the value of over one
million dollars, also the handling and d
care of the large dock, which in the be-.
ginning was found necessary to havel
two civil service men, is now run with
ordinary mechanics and helpers, di- E
regarding the rules of the Civil Service"
Can there be any encouragement for l
mechanics and others to seek govern.
ment situations, when their positions c
are so uncertain, such as has been atd
the New Orleans Mint, and the Naval
Station. -
One of the most enjoyable outings of w
the present season was the all-day pic- p
nic to Orange Grove, given by the e:
Green 8chrun Social Club, on Sunday, u
November 10, 1912. Games and sports t
of all kinds were indulged throughout p
Lhe day under the spreading oaks and of
a delightful lanch was served. Those cl
who participated were: Misses R. and ai
L. Tracey, C. Braun, R. Tufts, L. and pl
M. Meyers, I. and L. Foster, R. and L. st
Vanderlinden, A. and M. McClosakey, BE
A. Calhoun, H. Berthelot, 8. Hymel, N. hi
Fox, 8. Kappler and C. Hanley. Messrs. C
U. Tracey, A. Friel, J. Conners, Atty. th
G. Schweltzer, Dr. C. E. Kuntz, P. Co- he
meaux, G. and F. Meyers, J. and M. si
Calhoun, F. Foster, E. Sullivan, J. ly
Ryrnes and P. Escanel, Masters J. Cal
houn and E. Tracey.
The crowd was chaperoned by Mrs.
Tracey, Mrs. Calhoun and Mrs. Bour
Since our last report regarding the in
establishment of a clamss to take lemons n
in German in our night school, several at
new names have been added to the list. ta
As it is, it requires three more names th
to make the twenty that have to be th
assured before the class can be or- he
mganised. Those agnlifyng their ainten- so
tion to Join thl class are Lillian Brune, W
Adele Rousselot, Olivia Butler, Edna
Hantel, Myrtle Hantel, Olivia Wilson, th
Louisa Krams, Anna Hofman, Agnes n
Schoen, Ldash Vanderlinden, Velma th
Borne, Chas. Miller, Chas. Braem, Flor- te
enee Green, Kate Gren, Louise Lyjnch be
and Anna Vanderlidea. th
The Herald is in receipt of a copy of
the Atlanta Journal showing a splen
did photograph of Miss Hilda Bertin,
n. the accomplished and talented daugh
as ter of Madam Bertin, one of our form
a- er Algerines, and her husband, Joe
h Freed. The wedding took place in At
te lanta before Judge Orr. Miss Bertin
and her husband are members of the
Winning Widow Company who will be
at the Crescent Theatre week of De
cember 8th. It is stated that arrange
ments are being made by Miss Bertin's
ie many friends to give her a monstrous
X welcome on their opening night. Miss
Bertin will be remembered as having
appeared often on our local stage,
when she was an amateur, and at that
di- time success was predicted for her,
'h and it is gratifying to her many friends
to know that she has reached the cov
a- eted goal. The following clipping is
n- taken from the Atlanta Journal:
'- .Another popular song hit will be
a- added to the many musical numbers of
1e 'The Winning Widow' at the Lyric
n, theater for the first time at Thursday
s, matinee. It will be "We're Married
s Now," and will be sung by Miss lHilda
n Bertin, the colleg. girl, and Joe Freed,
n the college boy. It was given a full
u dress rehearsal before Judge Orr at 10
e o'clock in the morning.
k "This is just a roundabout way of
saying that Miss Bertin became Mrs.
1- Joe Freed. Those present were Mr.
2- and Mrs. H. L. Smith and Miss Leona
o Thompson, all of the same company,
s and G. V. O'Grady. The party repair
, ed to a Peachtree cafe and there en
y joyed a wedding breakfast. Miss
,e Thompson was the only one that could
n not enjoy herself. She mourned her
e room-mate so, she said."
n List of unclaimed letters remaining
at Station A, New Orleans, La., Post
e Office, for the week ending November
e 21, 1912:
Ladies-Mrs. Mary Headspest (3),
e Mrs. W. C. Harward, Miss E. Williams.
Gn entlemen-Geo. R. Emmer, W. W.
' Johnson, Joseph Maker, E. Williams.
J. W. DANIELS, Supt.
Al Wambsgans, who gave up the
- title of national amateur lightweight
. champion in prder to enter the profes
e sional ring, won his first fight. Wambs.
y gans, who is the son of Jake Wambs
v gans, formerly of our town, wired his
f father that he emerged from a ten
t round mill in Brooklyn Saturday night
without a mark. "I won easily," wired
] Al, but he neglected to give the name
of his opponent.
I Jhe proposal made by the Sewerage
and Water Board to the City Council
that the city contribute the amount of
t $8,750 per annum toward the opera
tion and maintenance of the drainage
system which the Jefferson-Plaque
mine Drainage District proposes to in
stall at the intersection of the Bayou
Barataria and Harvey's Canal for the
purpose of draining and reclaiming the
entire section back of and below Al
giers was considered by the water and
I drainage committee of the Council at
Sa meeting held yesterday, and was fa
vorably reported. A. Hero, president
of the Jefferson-Plaquemine District
Board, was present, and stated that
the establishing of the project means
millions of dollars to the parish of Or
leans and the city of New Orleans., It
will reclaim and make available for
cultivation about eleven thousand
acres of the most valuable and pro
ductive land just back of Algiers, in
the parish of Orleans; about 9,100
acres in Jefferson parish and about
17,100 acres in the parish of Plaque
mines. He said the land that would be
reclaimed in Orleans parish alone
would add millions of dollars to the
property values of this parish, besides
enabling that splendid land to be put
under cultivation and to contribute to
the business and wealth of the city
proper. Superintendent George Earl,
of the Sewer and Water Board, coin
cided with the statements of Mr. Hero
and said this was a most important
piece of work, but that in its present
state of finances the Sewer and Water
Board is not able to finance it, and it
had, therefore, been referred to the
Council, with the hearty approval of
the mayor. He said it would not only
help the drainage system on the other
side of the river, but would add large-.I
ly to land values.
Plans and specifications for the ifar- d
nishings to be used in the buildings at
the new Immigration Station are being
considered by Commissioner of Immi.
gration Redfern. It is Capt. Redfern's I
intention to have everything in read -
ness for the opennlg of the station
about the middle of January. 'Con
tracts to supply everything needed for
the dormitories and other babildings on
the grounds will be received, and the
head of the New Orleas station I
sending the plans and speecifications to
Washington for approval.
Work on the different buildlngs on
the reservation is progresaming rapidly,
most of the work now being done on
the interior. Work on a sewerage ye
tem will be begun to-day, and this will ,
be completed before the expiration of
the present year.
of On Thursday evening Mr. and Mlrs.
,n- J. A. Calhoun, of Bermuda street, e-n
n, tertained their many friends at a sup
h- per and dance in honor of the twen'tti
in- eth anniversary of the birth of thliir
De son John.
Lt- Their home was beautifully decorit.
in ed with ferns and flowers, and pr,,
he sented a very attractive appearance.
be The Green Siren Outing Club, the .\I.
Sgiers Athletic Club, and the Alamo So.
;e- cial Club, all of which the young host
l's is a member, attended in a body, ar
us riving about 8 o'clock, marching " ,
5s the step of "Big Time To-nic,',
ig which selection was rendered by ti,.
e, famous Reliance Orchestra, and non,
at attending can say that they were dis
'r, appointed for the big time was there.
Is and it is needless to say that all at
V- tending certainly made the best of it,
is and anyone that did not enjoy them
self it was their own fault.
e Many of the old-time gamnes were.
played until about 10 o'clock, wh,.;:
ic all retired to the large dining room ,i
Sthe host, and after Inu"ch speiech ;al
toast making, all of which made lo'.ni
a the hero of the day, supper was r,.
ed, followed by the cutting of Joh:,
beautiful five-layer birthday cake. .\f
ter supper was served, the house was
turned over to dancing, and said pIleas
ure was indulged in until a very late
In addition to the music furnished
by the orchestra. many instrumental
r and vocal selections were rendered h
- attending guests, and the evening as a
s whole was a most enjoyable one, the
d young host being the recipient of
,r many beautiful presents, together with
the congratulations and best wishes of
all attending.
Among those present were: Misses
L. Abbott. V. Johnson, F. Senner, L.
Vanderlinden, R. Tufts, M. Meyers, M.
g McCloskey, L. Meyers, A. McCloskey,
st R. Tracy, M3. Gorman, L. Tracy, I. Fos
tr ter, S. Kappler, N. Cox, I. Seybold, C.
Hanley, I. Hook, A. Calhoun, C. Braem,
). E. Foster, E. Yuratich and R. Vander
a. linden; Mrs. J. Meyers, Mrs. Tracy,
V. Mrs. J. A. Calhoun, Mrs. Bourgeois;
Messrs. W. McGarry, R. Reaney, N.
Trosclair, W. Vinet, J. Calhoun, G.
Frazer, H. Frazer, V. Reaney, C. Du
rand, W. R. Durand, H. Hanley, N.
Gould, R. Gould, C. Huber, I. Schwalb,
G. Meyers, F. Meyers, F. Foster, J.
Burns, O. Lindquist, G. Schweitzer, P.
Comeaux, A. Muntz, L. Vallette, S.
e Clement, E. Tracy, J. Morrison, C.
Glueck, J. A. Calhoun, M. Calhoun, C.
E. Kuntz, O. Gaiennie and J. T. Olsen.
A linen shower was tendered Miss
e Edith Price by her friends at the home
of Capt. and Mrs. H. P. McNeely on
Nov. 9th. The affair was one of un
usual interest and pleasure to the
large number of young folks present.
Dainty refreshments were served and
.1 dancing was indulged in until a late
Those present were: Misses E.
Price, E. Lund, M. Adams, M. Austin,
M. Vizard, F. Johnson, M. Lockridge,
M. L. Putmare, 8. Joeckel, L. B. and
A. Palanque, A. Porzler, M. Price, L.
Niklaus, A. L. McNeely, M. MfeNeely,
a H. and J. McNeely; Mrs. Geo. Sancton,
Mr. and Mrs. Godfrey Stanton, Capt.
Iand Mrs. H. E. McNeely, Capt. and
t Mrs. H. P. MeNeely; Messrs. Samuel
SMcNeely, Jos. McWllllams, Jullus Wel
(don, Harry Dunervar, Fred Preeland,
4 Hillery 81loan, George Comus, Theo
tdore Price, Dr. Leon E. Spring, Dr. E.
3J. Pollock, W. E. Lowe, Percy John.
At its regular meeting Friday night
Sthe officers and members of Crescent
Lodge No. 3, K. of P., were host to
several of the grand officers of the
lodge, and to the members of several
visiting lodges. The meeting was
quite enthusiastic, especially for the
fact that there were several good talk
ers among the visiting brothers. The
grand officers present were Past Grand
Chancellors Harris and Mendelson,
Grand Vice Chancellor Leahy, Grand
Keeper of Seals Quarrens, and Super
intendent of Insurance Neal. A good
many of our local members also made
short talks. After the meeting re
freshments were served in tne lower
hall, where the jolly crowd enjoyed
themselves immensely.
A reduction of 25 per cent in service
charge for the water consumers of the
city was decided upon at the meeting
of the sewer and water board held Frm
day. Secretary Shields8 preseeted at
the last meeting of the executive com
mittee a statement that collections to
date of service charges in the estab
lished water rates, as compared with
the cost of malitaining and operation
wouald probaly Justify this reduction
with the coming year. After consid
eration of the subject the executive
committee recommended the reduction
and the board adopted it. This means
that instead of paying $1 quarterly for
service charges, as has been the rule,
the eonsumer will only have to pay 75
cents after Jan. 1, 1913.
"This action shows what the sewer
and water beard is trying to do for
the people," said Secretary Shields,
"and New Orlans is now getting the
purest and cheapest water of any city
in the United States."
n rewter
J. A C ling, 305 
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, oard Address
Ii. rIdi office . 1,
ir belt buckle Ol
nil uY streets or
reward if
\: r n:meled sash pt,
Jun,. I'in enameled withr II
nl nots Reward if
l rald, tL.
Hotard.-FP Matthew
mary years a resident e
'ille and a highly estiF
pt"ted' citizen, died at ll:3
Friday night, and his
will be regretted by a I,
friends. For many yeah .
was a familiar figure at 4t
taker of the Canal str
Ing under the variom
controlled the franchel ,
In his early days he wRa
in business and soclal ed, -
son parish, coming fro a
ed Louisiana family. He
police juror and was aime
other ways with the g-
tration. He was he lat
M1r. Hotard was afe t
years old. His health id ha
ing recently and be ws sillll
tire from active life. Is k!
by his widow and other M
The funeral took plI
ternoon at 4 o'clock uret
interment being is
cemetery. Rev. A. H. INi
Hauffe.-On Tuesl, Np.
12:15 o'clock a. in., In. i
Hauffe, nee Josephias Wil,
ter an Illness of om time .
was a native of Now mli _
neral took place TaIm a
3 o'clock from the wlibe #
son-in-law, Jas. MLrta~b SI
as avenue. Funerasl mleea
at the Trinity L~aW n l
terment was in lMcDhas ut
On Saturday mora a ..
7:40, death claimed the
of Mr. and Mrs. Plank3
eighteen months. Ti_
ents have the a
friends. The fanmsr l
day evening at 2:3
late resldence, S -
Interment was ha
etery. .
Mr. and Mrs. vr.n l
to thank their frdb
who were so kiad to
illness and death ate
ter Earline Breasd
thanks to Dr.. . E.
and Rev. J. W. Ms
words of sympsthy al
At the last meetina at
Chapter No. 35, O. 3. 41
vices were held. Tha
number of visiting
members of StS. Jolbs
The worthy matrtll
Smith, made a line
the departed members.
dress, Mrs. A. J. Ailn5
beautiful wreath aI l
altar. The ceremena
pressive and the mStil
Chapter were c
nirable manner ina rI
were conducted. -
ne F ace
Magchlmaue ib
work. sateranie m
*ot lahor adas M
for women. Tb*mm
The pubTitLytr of
toul udnata orl dotl
eut he,,Ore quthe.
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