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SDveted to the Upbllding of the Wet Side of the River. "A very live Md creditable weekly newspaper."-MAN UFACTURERS' RECORD.
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.Mrý \V. W. Channing and little
daur': . r. Lucille, and Miss Nellie Bul.
i, K .a -a returned to their home in
Riclmoi:d. Va., after spending the
t ar:ial ,.s the guests of Mr. and Mrs.
T. M. ( .iin.
At 't; t .uchre and lotto party given
by Eu.:na E. Weber Grove, W. C., at
the i.'d:.nce of Mrs. Fredesco, sev
eral members of Orange Grove were
successful in securing the souvenirs
for the successful lotto players, vis:
Mrs. W. F. Short, Mrs. 8 G. Smith and
Mrs. Chs.. Abbott.
Mr; Frank Ramos of Pacific avenue
has as her guest Mrs. W. A. Robi
chaux o Morgan City.
Mr-I. If Sirey of Verret street, ac
conp.atii"-d by Mrs. L. Kinkaid and
daughtfr Florence, visited Morgan
City this week.
Jai. Edgecomb of Daisy, La., accom
panied by her daughter, Mrs. Alvin
Lee, is xisiting relatives here.
Th' many friends of Miss Alice O'
Brien will be pleased to hear that she
is re, overing from 'a long spell of ill
lerman Hubener of New York is
here on a visit to his brother, George
Hubener, and nephew, Albert Hubener,
of Pelican avenue.
A hive of Maccabees was organized
last Saturday evening at Gould's hall,
McDonoghville, beginning with a small
number, but they hope to see it grow
strong in a short time. The following
ladies were elected: Past Commander
Lady Spurlock; Commander Lady, O.
Armitage; L. Commander Lady, C. Da
vis; Record Keeper Lady, M. Haley;
Chaplain, Lady M. Stapler; Lady-at
Arms, Lady L. Davis; Sergeant, Lady
M. E. .Van-Hess.
Miss B. Heindel had as her guests
for a few days Mrs. Chks. Avenlus,
Misses Gladys Thorning, Nettle and
Jessie Sears of Genessee, La.
Mrs. Geo. Heindel is here on a two
weeks' visit.
One Way
Colonist Fares
March 15th, hi
Apil 151th, 1913
Fru Nm Ordsal
Two Through Trains
se Ageult eteur Plfl
Why Not Patronize the Home Bakers
and be Satisfied -
2 Large Loaves of
Breed hoot ero the even for th a. . day,
-en thtea thr moekp
O"'hs 7So Pe Me' adeiu klMorw.
Peter Castaing,
M4 Teohe Strut. -
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Who enjoy the good things of life,
are invited to call at our stores
and request a copy of our cata
loge of
We carry a complete assortment
of High-Grade Goods, and have a
well-organized department for the
prompt and careful shipping of out
of-town orders. Visit either of our
stores, you will find prompt and
courteous attention.
A. M. & J. SOLARI, Ltd.
MAIN HOUS5--Royal and lberville its.,
one block below Canal Street.
Mrs. Julia Edgecomb has returned
to her home in Daisy, La.
Harry Thorne of Memphis, Tenn.,
was a visitor to his aunt, Mrs. Wm. H.
Seymour. Vallette street, last week.
Patrolman Chts. E. Smith acted as
corporal of the local police station,
Corporal Duffy having been transfer
red and Corporal Tonglet, who was as
signed here, being at the hospital due
to the injuries he received when try
ing to stop a runaway horse Mardi
Gras day.
Rev. and Mrs. R. M. Brown are re
ceiving congratulations on the arrival
of a baby girl at their home since last
Mrs. Mlaspherson and daughter, Mrs.
K. Vallier, returned Sunday from Bir
mingham and are guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Ed. McNair.
The worthy grand matron of the
Eastern Star will pay an ofBial visit
to Sts. John Chapter No. 35 on Monday,
the 24th inst.
Capt. Fleet of the Steamer Cestrian,
entertained aboard the ship at dinner
on Tuesday evening. The guests in
eluded Mrs. A Lavawa s5ae tsll etrt,
Mrs. Prout and daughter and Miss Eola
The ferry boat A. M. Halliday was
caught in an eddy early Sunday morn
ing at the Canal street landing and
was swung against the steamboat J.
H. Menge. Quite a damage was done
to the steamboat.
Mrs. T. J. McGinty left for Amite
City after spending a week here the
guest of Mrs. H. Renecky, of Pacific
Miss Florence Talbot, of Cincinnati,
Ohio, is the guest of Capt. R. J. Talbot
and family of Pelican avenue.
Mrs. Susslin is spending the week at
Gulfport, Miss.
The little daughter of Ed. McCloskey
fell from the porch of their residence in
Seguin street and broke her arm. She
was attended by Dr. R. L. Riley.
Miss S. Tarleton was the guest of
Mrs. Hy. Aycock last week.
Mr. Hebert and lsisters, of Belle Rose,
I., visited friende here during the
Mr. Ralph Nolan, son of J. P. Nolan,
left a few days ago for Glibe, Aris.,
where he goes in search of health. He
has also taken up a position there and
will remain indedlitely.
City Electrician Fostdbr Olroyd is Im
proved suelently to be out on the
street again. He made a visit to the
city hall a few days ago.
The friends of Mrs Geo. W. Hyms,
formerly of UAlgllers, will regret to
learn of the death of her mother, Mrs.
Phillips, of Mandeville. Mrs. Hymel
has returned from Msadeville, where
she weat to attend the fmaral, which
took place on Friday last.
Mrs. W. P. Salatho desires to express
her simacere thlaks to the Catholic La
dies' Benevoleat Association for the
-he clock which was awarded to her
as the meond prise.
At the meeting of the commission
council, Tuesday, Chas. Beninate was
granted permission to operate a saloon
at the corner of Alix and Vallette
streets. Mr. Beninate will start busi
ness on March 1st.
Co. H, U. R., W. O. V., will give a
ball on St. Joseph's night, March 19th,
at Pythian Hall.
The steamship Rosina is undergoing
repairs in the New Orleans Dry Dock.
The Wm. H. Taft is still occupying
the smaller dock.
Mrs. Grace Miner of Chicago is a
Carnival guest of the Misses Averill.
The big Baby Show which has been
talked of so much during the past week
is now in full blast at the Nemo Thea
ter. There have already been entered
quite a good many babies, and in fact
the number of contestants will far ex
ceed the expectations of the manage
ment. All these little prize-winners'
pictures are being thrown on the
screen at every performance at the
Nemo and this gives the friends of the
little ones an opportunity to give the
applause that the little ones so well
The contest is to be decided by votes
and each admission to the Nemo is en
titled to one vote. These votes are
deposited in a box which is placed in
a very convenient place and once each
week these votes will be counted and
the results made known.
Besides allowing one vote for each
paid admission, the Nemo family tick
et will be good for an additional fifty
votes in the following manner: A fam
ily ticket to the Nemo gives 30 admis
sions for $1.00; this of course carries
with it 30 votes. Now, besides these
30 votes there will be given with each
family ticket an extra 50 votes. This
will give an excellent opportunity for
the workers to get out and hustle for
their little baby friends.
The contest, which was opened only
a few days ago, will be extended until
March 30th. This gives everyone an
opportunity of hustling for votes. Re
member the family ticket. If you want
to gain votes for your candidate, buy
a family ticket; they cost less than
the regular paid admission, and you
gain 50 votes for each ticket pur
"The Cowboy Millionaire," one of
the best w~reel ife.tuares ever pre,
duced, which has been advertised for
some time, will be shown at the Nemo
on February 28th.
"Whitey" Sends Floral Reminders to
His Friends in Municipal
Building Here.
Prom a bootblack in 1901 to the pro
prietor of a large floral establishment
in Chicago and the owner of stock in
two big corporations is "going some."
It is the record of Louis Hoeckner,
nicknamed "Whitey."
George Perrier, clerk of the Com
mission Council, received Thursday by
express from Hoeckner a large box,
Alled with handsome American beauty
roses and pink curnations. A letter
came also, and it was a revelation.
The missive explained that Mayor
Behrman, when a memberof the board
of assessors; George Ferrier, C. Drl
coill, Captain Tom Campbell and Harry
L. Seuase gave Hoeckner a joint letter
of recommendation which proved the
genesis of his career. It was by the
means of this letter, given him In 1901,
that he secured a position with the
Illinois Central, remaining with the
railway four years.
After leaving the railroad Hoeckner
went to work for a florist and fnally
established a big nursery of his own
at 1515 Clybourne street, Chicago. He
made money end invested it in stock
of large corporations.
From 1897 to 1901 Hoeekner was a
bootblack at the City Hall and shined
the shoes of Mpyor flower and other
city oecals. He says in his letter to
Mr. Perrier that he has not forgotten
the kindness of those here who attest
ed his good charcter. Hoeckner's
box contained several dosen roeeas and
many carnations to be distributed
among those who signed the letter.
Edgar M. Vallette, 5 years old, a
sative of Aliers, who is very well
known in beslines and socinl eircls,
died last week at Shreveport, L.,
where he had lived for three years
lar many years Mr. Vallette was a
general merchandise broker and ma
acturers' geQft. He was sueeefasl
her' sad built up an excellent us
Mr. Vallette is servived by hris wie,
who was Miss Blanche Staehe,
aend two chIdren, Mrs. 1 B. Han ed
Plger B. Valette He is servived by
a larsge mber t relatives in Algiers
M6. Vemtt was a so of Cpt. Oe.
tave Vaflette, manager of the Vaflette
Dry Ibek alse deseased He laven
hs dauis. His remales were
8 r oudr gt ineersed ia family
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Mrs Hartman Re
ported A Suicide
When Mrs. Victor Hartman of 500
Belleville street came to the Herald
office on Wednesday morning she was
an angry woman and did not mince
her words in denouncing some of the
gossiping women in reporting that she
had taken poison with suicidal intent.
Mrs. Hartman stated that she was
taken ill on Vallette street Tuesday
morning and was taken to the home
of Mrs. Peter Johnson on Vallette
street, and afterwards removed to her
home where Dr. A. J. Babin attended
her for a case of acute indigestion.
Mrs. Hartman stated in denouncing
these scandal mongers, that she was
reported as having taken poison and
that several people came to the house
for the purpose of attending her wake.
Mrs. Hartman stated there was no
reason for starting such a report as
suicide as she and her husband lived
happily together and have a nice home
and if there had been any thought of
taking poison it would not have been
after the strike, which she and her
husband went through without any
trouble. Mrs. Hartman asked that
The Herald make public her opinion
of her slanderers.
Dr. A. J. Babin, who attended Mrs.
Hartman, stated that he treated her
for a case of acute indigestion.
The Orleans Democratic parish com
mittee, at a meeting at the Choctaw
Club Monday night, ordered a primary
for March 18, to nominate candidates
for the several vacancies in this par
ish, for which Governor Hall has call
ed a special election for Tuesday, April
Candidates must enter on or before
March 5. Registration under this ac
tion of the parish committee, is now
closed for the primary, as under the
law registration closes thirty days
prior to the election.
There are six vacancies to be filled
by special election April 15.
Senator from the Third' Senatorial
District, to succeed Joseph Voegtle,
who resigned to remain president of
the Sewerage and Water Board.
Senator from the Fourth Senatorial
District to succeed J. V. Guillotte, re
signed when he became assistant sec.
retary to Superintendent of Police
Reynolds. This vacancy, however,
does not come under the Jurisdiction
of the parish committee, but under
the Fourth Senatorial District commit
One representative from the Elev.
enth Ward, to succeed Joseph A. Glea
son, who resigned to become superin
tendent of the public works depart
meat under Commissioner E. E. La
Judge of the Second City Criminal
Court to succeed the late Judge A. M.
Aucoin deceased.
Member of the School Board to sue
deed Charles T. Sontat, resigned on
account of poor health.
Constable Second City Court in Al
Policeman Cassilen, one of the best
bluecoats of the force, was shot and
severely wounded in the right jaw
yesterday afternoon by an aceidental
It seems that J. Bode, a bartender
in Miler's grocery and saloon, at Bmen
ville and Pranklin, had a revolver to
sell, and he spoke to Casslen about
tae weapon. Of course, the bluecoat
wanted to see the revolver. Charles
Smith, a porter, was told to get the
pistol from behind the counter. In
carrying it Smith had £ lager on the
trigger, and as a result of a misstep
he pulled the trigger and the ballet
struck Cassien in the jaw. The bell
ranged upward and it may prove a
serious wound. The poleeman could
not talk as a result bf his hart. 8mith
was arrested and held for shootlag and
wounding, pending a farther invest
gation of the ease.
Proft. Pred Herbert received quite a
severe injury a few days ago in his
residence in Olivler street, when he
fell, his hand strikig on the kbtt of
the bnge of the door, ree~y lacerat
ing the lSeeh on the nstld of his hand,
expeosng the tendos of the musclesk
The tainJury is very serious fr the fact
that Proft. Herbert's hands are his eo
tesslosdal tools, and It tis hoped that the
nju r will not eause a permanent Ia
jary to the member. He was attende
by Dr. Kig M, a Geerha erbert
will rrwle at the organa o the (hureh
the Diy jiame f d'Msry ants her
In a communication to Congressman
Albert A. Estopinal and H. Garland
Dupre of the First and Second Louisi
ana districts, respectively, Secretary
of the Treasury Franklin McVeagh de
clared that Capt. Harry S. Manson of
the revenue cutter Davey. "in address
ing a public political meeting and
speaking disparagingly of ttnicipal
affairs and municipal officeI, over
stepped the bounds of propriety, and
this department looks with disfavor
upon such procedure."
I have the honor to inform you,"
Secretary McVeagh adds, "that in
structions will be issued directing Ir.
Manson to hold himself in readiness
for assignment to duty at another sta
tion in tle near future."
Formal Complaint Made.
The two New Orleans congressmen
called the attention of the Treasury
Department to the conduct of Captain
Manson, and his transfer to Baltimore,
to be second in command of the reve
nue cutter Guthrie, followed an in
vestigation by Federal officials. Sec
retary McVeagh's letter thoroughly
negatives the statement made by Cap
tain Manson Wednesday evening and
reported in the morning papers Thurs
day that his political utterances had
nothing whatever to do with his trans
The letter follows:
"Treasury Department,
"Washington, Feb. 6, 1913.
"Hon. Albert A. Estopinal, House of
Representatives; lion. H. Garland
Dupre, House of Representatives:
"The department acknowledges re
ceipt of your letter of the 30th ultimo,
wherein you submit a complaint as
follows :
"1. That during the month of Sep
tember last there was quite a heated
municipal campaign in the city of New
Orleans, involving the selection of
nominees for mayor and city commis
sioners in a Democratic primary on
October 1, 1912. In the course of that
campaign Master's Mate H. S. Man
son, U. 8. R. C. S., attached to the
revenue cutter Davey at New Orleans,
addressed a political meeting, ardent
ly championing certain candidates for
these omces, and using very intemper
ate language, including a charge of
graft against the members of the board
of commissioners (dock board), who
are vested with general supervision of
the river front of the port of New Or
leans, and who were not involved, di
rectly or indirectly, in the campaign.
"2. That shortly thereafter in a let
ter to the newspapers of New Orleans,
notably the New Orleans Times-Demo
crat, Mr. Manson denied the correct
ness of the newspaper accounts of his
address. That the board of commis
sioners, through its president, Wm. A.
Kernaghan, brought the matter to the
attention of the revenue cutter ser
"3. That IMr. Manson was called up.
on for an explanation. That he sub
mitted the same, accompanying it with
a letter of explanation and disclaimer.
That Mr. Kernaghan was advised of
the nature of Mr. Manson's letter, but
so far as you know has not indicated
whether or not it does JustUce to him
and his associates.
Tranoended Proprieties.
"You further submit that-rekardless
of the silence of Mr. Kernaghan and
his associates, Mr. Manson, as a gov
ernment employe stationed tempofarl
ly in a port, transcended all of the
proprieties in enaging in a local po.
litical contest, and that he unquestion
ably, if not in his original address
(which he says was reported nlaerol
rectly), certainly in his alleged dis
claimer (which in your Judgment is
just as offensive as his reported first
remarks) insinuated, if not charged.
that there was graft in the workings
and operations of the Dock Board, and
that he should be subjected to some
disciplining at the hands of his odicial
suporiors. urther, that he should not
be allowed with impanlty, sad with
the pruestige of his ofeial employment
behind him, to engage in local political
eonteste, and permitted to make wild
and unfounded refloections upon the
honesty of local omcials.
Objetinablm to People.
"Yon farther sbmlt that -Mr, Man
son has succeeded in mainas himselt
extremely objectlomable to a large part
of the people of the city of New Or
leans, and suggest that he should at
least be relieved of service at tat
- "In addresngt a public political
meetlasand speakIting diaparagingly of
mrunlipal fatrs uad onnicipal om
oers Master's Mate Manda overstep
p.i the bauds of propriety, aad this
deartmnt lest with disfavor upon
sulk pru'oeire. I have the honor to
inform ysu, therefore, that instructions
will be Isme directing Mr. Mason
to bold imself in readines for as
sigament to daty at ano sr tation in
the ear Mars.
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When George Brunssann was told
that a man could be tied to a post with
out rope, chain or any other article
except his legs to hold him in that
position and with his arms tree, he
was so skeptical that he declared that
he was from Missouri. Jt was Captain
Manson who was willing to show Mr.
Brunssann that the trick could be done
and within a very short time after
ward Mr. Bruanssann realized that it
was possible and there thp Joke should
have ended, but it was carried on, in
our opinion, too far, which resulted in
Its our blugest busines asset. We have acquired it by constantly do
ing right-selling pianos at the lowest net cash prices end eliminating
everything that does not give the greatest economy to the customer.
We bave obtained for our floors the best possible instruments the piano
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The Cheapest Stores on
the other side where
can be bought for
Cash or on Open
At both of our stores you will
see the Largest Up-to-date line of
Medium and High Grade Furni
ture and House Furnishings in
the city of New Orleans at
Prices and Terms to suit any
one's purse.
Your neighbor deals with
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goods to Algiers, McDonoghville,
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Uptown Store, Magasine and
Pleasant Streets.
Downtow. Store, Claiborme,
corner St. Ann Street
cruiicism which was given much space
in our city papers, also involving the
police and at length there was a ques
tion of veracity all along the line. We
will say in Mr. Brunssann's favor that
he was game in so far as submitting
himself to the task of being tied.
As to the misunderstanding with the
police, there have been a good many
reports. As it is very evident that
the entire affair was a practical Joke
we believe that it should be treated
so and there let the matter rest. We
again want to congratulate our friend
George on being game to the core, or
might we say being inquisitive to the
extent of embarrassment.

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