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Devoted to the Upbullding of the Weet Side of the River. "A very live and creditable weekly newspaper."-MANUFACTURERS' RECORD. -OL. XXII. NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA, THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 1915. No. 47. EASTER THINGS EVERYTHING MODESTLY PRICED and as FRESH AS SPRING Is Ready for You HERE We have opened a regular Communion Dep't. where everything for the great oc casion is ready :: :: :: :: GREATEST STORE SOUTH Y ANNIVERSARY. of Mr. and Mrs. Theo J. he scene of much merriment wen their bright little daugh , entertained her little in honor of the anniversary hkth. Miss Rosalie proved r, admirable little hostess herself looking after the her little guests. She tbered with many pret houor of the occasion. played and delicious re were served. A pretty "ghe with a candle for each t* center-piece at the were Thelma Lauman, Virgil Caflero, Nor Isaphine Clasen, Inez aunts, Gladys 1Mchasr Crmelite and Lucille and Elsie Oswald. SBessie Trosclalr, 01 nrestine Stockfleth, Leonie Ddatour, Maud Allen, Joe Thelma Odenwald, Dor McKernan and Del SMasters Jno Beninate, PqPty Bach, Henry Thompson. Theodore Spitfatden, James Lowe, 'loyd Crane, Jules Ber George and Harry Anthony Lala, Leo i':Lotes Hebert, Harold Frederick and Stuart A DANCE. Aaillary of the Alham Club will give their a.ee on Easter Monday, Pythias Hall, and judg laterest that is being preliminaries it will be A fine band has been the occaesion and the dit are working very everyone a good time. are to be served at rea VCDRPLt 46 HMERC nEY G4C .OOLED RE SOLVED: WE WILL NOT TooL YOU WHEN YOU DEAL WITH VS, BUT WILL S GIVE YoU PLUMP VAL VE roRYOUR MONEY. WE HAVE THE GRO CERIES - THE GooD SGROCERIES. OW BETTER THAN To FooL THE IN YOUR COMMUNITY, BECAUSE WE P YoUR TRADE BY FooLING YOU. dCER WHo FooLS HIS CUSTOMER -TWo PEOPLE, HIS CUSTOMER AND . THE CUSTOMER WILL FIND HE FOpLED AND NOT Go BACK. WE AT `DISHON'ESTY i, THE WORST ,AND FooLING PEOPLE IS DISHONEST. HoNEST GRoCERIES AND HONEST ST CHABEL ALGERIAN HAD HOT CHASE Royal street was thrown into a fever of excitement Monday morning. A hundred or more onlookers stood aghast as one man chased another out of the Acme Cafe, near Canal street. with a loaded revolver. Anthony Seckso, an Austrian bar tender, out of a job, had the gun. Pilipe Sierra, proprietor of the Acme Cafe, was the Austrian's objective tar get. Patrolman Joseph D. Roach rushed up just in time to wrest the pistol from the Austrian and place him under arrest. Mr. Sierra claims that Seckso was boisterous and began abusing the bar tender. He remonstrated with the Austrian, who responded with oaths. The proprietor said he then ordered Seckso out of the place, and when the latter refused, he endeavored to push him out of the door, whereupon Seckso drew his revolver and ran after him. 8eckso was locked up in the Third Precinct police station on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon. i COWS DESTROY PALMS. The palms in the yard of Mrs. Rob ert Talbot in Pelican avenue, were recently destroyed by roaming cows paying a visit to her front yard and devouring the tender shoots of some beautiful palms that Mrs. Talbot val ued very highly. It is to be regretted that better protection is not given the residents here who are trying to improve the looks of our district by improving the gardens which are so essential to beau tifying streets. We understand that Mrs. Talbot was reimbursed by the owner of the cows, for the destruction r of these palms. REV. SCHLIESSER IN WRECK. - Rev. A. J. Schliesser who left here I a few days ago for his temporary post , in Douglas, Arizona, experienced be i ing in a railroad wreck on his way -there. The wreck occurred in the r vicinity of El Paso on last Saturday . morning. Many of the people were shaken up, he states, but no one was injured. PERSONALS A ND OTHERWISE Mrs. J. E. Kinkaid of Pelican av enue, was operated on at the Touro on Tuesday, and is now improving. Capt. W. lleuer of :!; Opelousas avenue has recovered and will re sume his duties on tug Mongah in a few days Mrs. W. McLelland of l'elican av enue left for the lower coast to visit her mother. Mr. and Mrs. Prados were surprised Thursday tight at their home in Brooklyn avenue. Dancing was in dulged in until a late hour. Dr. Earl Brown of Gretna was elect ed physician of the Catholic Ladies Benevolent Association at a special meeting held Monday night at the residence of Mrs. Sarah Brown, corn er Seguin and Pelican. John Ramos was brought home from the hospital where he was sent suffer ing with gangrene and is not any bet ter. Mrs. O'Brien of Pelican avenue is suffering with lagrippe. Geo Hanlin who recently had his hand severely burned is slowly im proving. The Royal Pleasure Club is sched - uled to give its dance on Easter Sun day, April 4th. at Suburban Park, Mc- t r Donoghville. The following commit tee is in charge: L. J. Maus, chair man, assisted by P. P. Dietrich, ex it officio; W. H. Mahoney. C. E. Dunbar. L. Lahare, H. Kepper, J. M. Burmas ter. A. Reaney, and R. Charles. r- Justin Pujol spent the week-end at Bay Adam. Mrs. H. O'Keeffe, of Pacific avenue. r presented her husband with a fine ba by girl. Mrs. A. B. Callow entertained the m Friday night Euchre club the past week. when Mrs. E. J. Mothe won the first prize, Mrs. T. U. Buchholz the second and Mrs. Goebel the third. Philip Foto has constructed on the 1e site of the fire several months ago at Monroe and Bringier streets a mod ern frame one-story building, which is to be rented as a business establish bh ment. The building was constructed by A. Rouprich, the McDonoughville con tractor. " C. J. D. Gerrets, the popular clerk of Orange Camp No. 8, Woodmen of the World. of AAlgier- i5lde a crteltabtl race for member of the board of man agers of the Head Camp, receiving 218 votes out of a total of 446, lacking but six of a ma.ority. Considering that re he only entered the field at the elev s enth hour, so to say, his run was re i markable, and was pleasing to his e friends. LI. Mr. and Mrs. Gaston Moreau, of 509 Olivier street, are receiving congratu ir lations on the arrival of a fine baby girl. Mrs. Moreau was -formerly Miss 1e Lizzie Davis. te The annual Algiers Volksfest will - take place during May at Suburban Park, and a committee headed by 1e George G. Brunssann as chairman and in John Teuteberg, ex-offcio, promise to arrange a program that will make the event a greater success than any here e tofore given. The date of the volkafest I will be announced later. -At a recent meeting of the newly Sorganized Flth District Carnival club e the following officers were elected for y the ensuing year: J. Morrison, presi e dent; Harry Palmer, secretary; L. I l Zinc, treasurer. The club has a mem- I bership of 70. Mrs. Frank Henning has the sympa- I thy of her many friends in the loss of her brother, the late Frederick I Strehle, whose death occurred last week, at the home of his son, Leocard i Strehle, in McDonoghville. James Owens has returned to hlsl post of duty on the Southern Paciflc road, having recovered from an inJury to his leg. Wmin. Duffy sustained a painful lacer-. I ation of one of his fingers while at work lIn the bouthern Pacific shops I and is unable to be at his post. After an absence from the city of over two weeks, Mayor Behrman and Police Superintendent James W. Rey- 1 nolds arrived home Monday night. The 1 mayor and chief of police spent two I weeks at French Lick Springs, Ind., whither they went for recreation. Both are said to be greatly refreshed from their stay at the famous resort. Miss Laura Watson, who has charge of the business at Morgan and La vergne streets, left by Mrs. E. Bal dor, has taken up her residence there, as have also her brother-ln-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Victor Cherbon aler. Fire at 10 o'clock Sunday night dam aged the single flame cottage No. 936 Pacific avenue, owned and occupied by Emma Randell colored, to the extent of $500 and completely destroyed the contents, valued at $2,000. The loss is covered by insurance in the Peterson agency. The cause of the fire has not been determined. Robert K. West, of 85 Atlantic av enue, died at the Loaulsiana Retreat, after an lanem of sum time. - ChatI Hidhrabs Is serionamly I with 'pa eal at his hume. los J. - 1. M aloeatr left EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 4th It you live in the city, no needi ,f an ticipating your wants ahead of time. It you live out of the city, take ad vantage of the time and send your order in early and a' oid disappoint ment by delays in transportation. To Celebrate the Day Properly SOLARI'S You will need some of the nice things found only at Our stores. When over in town stop in at our MAIN STORE and make your selections. A. M. & J. SOLARI LIMITED with the accident to the steamer Pa risian, which was run into by the steamer Heredia. They immediately began preparations for the ,onstruc tion of a cofferdam around the hole in the ship. Mrs. Martin Behrman has recov ered after a short illness of grip. The children of Mary's meeting took place at 4 o'clock p. m. Thursday. at which it was decided to divide the society into two sections to be known as the senior and Junior. Warren Shephard who was em ployed with the Algien Railway & Light Co., left for Baton Rouge on a business trip. COL. C. M. JENNINGS. FORMER EDITOR OF TlE HERALD AND A (;RADI)ATE OF WEST POINT Creed M. Jennings, formerly Identi fied with local newspapers and insur ance interests, died at 2 o'clock Satur day afternoon at the home of his son In-law, Rene J. Barrosse, in this city, aged 64 years. He suffered a stroke of paralysis last November, while en gaged in culvert construction work in Oklahoma, since when his health has gradually wasted. Mr. Jennings for a number of years was connected with the staff of the Picayune and in that capacity made several trips to Latin-American coun tries. He was active in the old Pro gressive Union and accompanied rep resentatives of that body on a number of important trade trips: Prior to his connection with the Picayune, Mr. Jen nings was editor of the Herald. He re signed his position with the Picayune to engage in the insurance business. For several years he was superin tendent of agents for the Illinois Life Insurance Co., with offices in the Hen nen building, and had to his credit more policy holders for large amounts in Algiers than any other agent in New Orleans. He was a member of the company's SAFETY FIRST. Mr. Henry Schaefer, who recently embarked in the saloon and grocery business, has placed an adertisemeMt in our paper in which he states that he wants us all to "patronize Home Industry." His new place is called the "Happy Cafe" and is located on the corner of Vallette and Alix streets. Mr. Schaefer is well known in our town especially among the yuang folks. He is a property holder, snd comes from a good famtly. Mr. Schaefer formerly was a plumber by occupa tion but recently started in the saloon and grocery business. He is the see of the late Mr. Schaefer of Val street, who for many years was Siae ttasmit departamt of the M. & T. ralroad. Mr. Ueýblr will be slad to we- >=idm triudmrat Ms aew .~~ id -~. - NAVAL STATION NOTES. The l!eredia of the United Pruit t Company fleet was docked on the ::1st for survey necessary to determine the, amount of repairs needed to put thl, vessel in first-class condition. "Tlhis vessel will again be docked when the contractor is ready to start work. All efforts to complete the niarkin, of appllications for the difterent trades are being made in order to have e erything ready to start work on the. ('astine when she arrives. Indica tions are that there will be consider able work to be done. This vessel is due to sail from lioston on April 4th. probably stopping at New York for a few days, and then coming here. The machines for the new wireless station have been shipped fronl the Mare Island Nav y Yard. These ma chines being all that are necessary to complete the station and make it one of the finest in the country. Lt. McCauley, who has been sick for the past two weeks, has again re ported for duty. Lt. Harry Schmidt is being congrat ulated on the arrival of a little Miss Schmidt. We are glad to say that both Mrs. Schmidt and the baby are doing well. CUTTING BIG DITCH. A drainage ditch five feet %wide is being dug by the city in the rear of the naval station, going as far back as the outfall canal. The work is under the direction of Superintendent Barras and will prove of inlportance in -learing the locality of overflow water in rainy periods. BE;INS PRACTICE OF LAW. Mr. George P. Platt who recently graduated from Tulane University is sending out cards to his friends and t acquaintances announcing that he has established his law office In the Ma sonic Temple building. Young Mr. c Platt is one of our townsmen and is t one of our bright young men and he has a good future before him. ti $100,000 club, and anually attended the junkets at far eastern summer resorts, besides having had several valuable prizes awarded by his company for big volume of paid-for business. Eight years ago he went to Denver to open an insurance office in that city. He was a native of Wetumpka, Ala. He came to New Orleans when a lad and spent most of his life in this city. He also was a graduate of West Point Military Academy. He was the last member of a large family. Colonel Jennings was highly edu cated, besides he acquired a gift in languages. He was credited of having the largest vocabulary of any man in this city. Mr. Jennings had a pleasing personality and his friends are num bered by the hundreds. Mr. Jennings is survived by his wife, two sons and one daughter. His chil dren are Langley Jennings, of Wiscon sin; Earl Jennings of New Orleans, and Mrs. Rene J. Barrosse, of this city. The funeral was conducted from the residence of Mr. Barrose. 322 South Dupre street, at 3 p. m., Sunday. Rev. W. L. Boss, Methodist minister, con ducted the funeral services. Inter ment was in Odd Fellows cemetery. BASEBALL. The Pelican Stars have reorganized or the season 1915, and, with the ex ception of Buchholz and Gallinghouse, they have practically the same team as when they organized in 1912. Games can be had by writing J. Finley or E. Lefevre, Pelican Stars Ball Club, 207 Pelican avenue. The Pelicans would like to meet the Delarondes in their first game of the season, on East er Sunday. The members of the club are as follows: Brodtman, Buchholz, Bourgeois, Donner, Finley, Galling house, Laigast, Lefevre, McCord, Mey ers, Spitzfaden, Talbot and Tranchina. In the last three years the Pelican Stars have met but one successful op ponent. The Sycamores of New Orleans won a series of games trem the Pelican Stars in 1914, the result betag: Sye mores, 2; Pelteas, 1; tied L How ever, they eo ot gea mrng o the f..grrmmtna' • ,r · - BIRTH-DAY SALE OF SMART, NEW BLOUSES We beliv that tlihe . prii- at 1.95 a fith their corrt-poinlin. hiil: ý'a lll- in th t'.." . % ..%. . . . . 1 |lJ+ r' : II" t ia ; p u rr 1 :.., , ,,i l 're p e ,I , . ,' h i l . . ull t -, l a t , .$ s t y l e s been etqualed ,lr A irp Would -ell re'g uhtlt at 1:: a to $4.-ll Most at 95c at 75c Vast as ortnmtnt oft our Voil.. (;rtat tolle,'ti, Ilit Voilte, Cot Lawni andt Lingerie Waist": our tiln ( repo alt I I geri, walists. iregular $2.95 stohk. full length taken tront our rgil"r st.ck. high andti length sleeves: ntw ip- taring aidl low ioliit. long tiant standling high, flarinig anlld ,, .hart sle·hes. Extraordinary val soft collars. I'nequaled valuus . Children's Dresses in the Birthday Sale SIZi.S 41 TI I I We were fortulnate ill securing a sample line of ('hildren's Dresses being offered in this sale. They are copies of the latest imported models, depicting the newest in styles. Materials are in the popular c(olors: some prices are less than half. Two hundred Gingham D)resses ILarge assortmellntl of best Ging values $1 .0h to $1.50 at ham Dresses. values $2.50 to $3.45 at 69c 1.75 D. H. Holmes Co. Phre, Nw. York, LIMITED Zas.bs.d Berlin, L.endon and Florence. April 2, I24. ELECTED OFFICERS. At a meeting last Thursday night the Catholic Ladies Benevolent Associ tion re-elected the following officers: Miss Emma Skiffington. president: Mrs. Mollie Tierny, vice president: Mrs. Anna Guy, treasurer: Mrs. Henry Brown, financial secretary: Mrs. Eliza beth McDonald, recording secretary. John A. Barrett was chosen undertak er, Dr. Earle Brown, Physician. Mem bers of the organization are taking a new interest in its welfare and several applications will be presented at the next meeting. An anniversary cele bration is planned for next month. MASONIC LADIES. At a meeting held last Wednesday night, the degree of Master Masons' Daughters was conferred on a large number of members of Sts. John Chap ter No. 35, and of other chapters of the Order of the Eastern Star in New Orleans, Masonic Hall being crowded for the event. J.. D. Graybill officiated. The occasion was the ninth anniver sary of Sts. John chapter and a ban quet was enjoyed after the session. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Weingrun presented the chapter with a gavel stone, with gilt inspecription. RENECKY SELLS THE FAMOUS BUSTER BROWN SHOES FOR THE CHILDREN. PIANOS-Thtie FaFais Ha s, te Flint i Their Raspae Lines i3as3 &!sa inu, Eatey. Cnerver, Kebler & Cmpbell. Cable, Kiapbury. Welliagtt,. Cara Inner Player. iebaiag, gaphema. Dugam. Player Pies., Victrolau d Records for a4le at TU l f912-914 JNDW CANAL Successors to Cajble Piano Co. STREET There is Never Special A Douht In Trading Here This There is never a doubt as W eek to satisfactory trading results at this complete drug store. Never a doubt as to getting Full I oz can of the exact article you ask for. Never a doubt as to our low h i g h ! y perfuied prices. Never a doubt as to Corylopsis Talcum prompt, courteous attention. Never a doubt that you can Powder, as long as buy just as safely over the thelCx last, per can telephone or through the mails as if you were in the store in person. OLE UPP, Dru~ist Bermuda, EE~athrret th -' i. *-/ '4, ,- ,i:. ,.;. .. ,.'. ...,. . .. .- *i.' ' U. S. INSPECTION OF MILITIA. Captain Marbury Johnson. com nmanding the naval station at New Or leans, has been instructed to conduct an annual Federal inspection of the naval militia of Louisiana. The Inspec tion will be held on April 12 under provisions of the recently passed na val militia law, to determine whether ,the particular command inspected is properly equipped for active service. The naval battalion is actively pre paring for the government inspection and a battalion drill has been ordered for Tuesday. March 30. The annual summer cruise of the naval battalion on the monitor Am ph!trite wtll be made in July, when several days will be spent in target practice. CHRISTMAS SHOOTERS ACQUIT TED. On the night following Christmas last Algiers was treated to a consid erable amount of excitement when two negroes were accused of shooting into the offmce of Dr. M. O. Cary in Pelican avenue. Later on James Parker and Harry Smith were arrested and charged with the shooting. These two men employed Robert E. O'Connor as their attorney and at their trial before a jury of twelve men they were ac quitted. Mr. O'Connor was assisted in the case by H. J. Rhodes.