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al. XXVIII NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 2, 1920. No. 17
E 0 YOU VOTING RIGHT.
SEPTEMBER 14, YOU MUST DECIDE
Are Presented Some of the Local Reasons
Why You Should Give a New Adminis
tration the Opportunity to Serve
the People of Algiers.
For the past iourteen years the ferry company has been permit
10 violate its franchise when it desires, at a great profit to the
and at the expense of the Algiers public. The company
,utted to operate a much smaller boat at will, and fixes the
to suit thenmclves-To Hlell with the public.
For more than -ix years a broken water main on Patterson St..
Elmira and lt.lleville, has kept that section of the street
-oppy condition. I)o you think it is time to have it repaired?
Verret Street road to our cemetery is full of holes. Take a
out that way, see if you think it is properly maintained for
rmetery road. What ticket are you going to vote?
Our public park of Teche St.. a donation from John McI)onogh
-D, is an eye sore instead of a beauty spot. For years it has
the public dump. It is now a sea of weeds offering hiding
for thieves and furnishing a breeding spot for rats and mos
The present administration has had 16 years to improve
Are you going to give them more time?
Horses, mule-. cows, and goals roam over our streets. destroy
and property and are a menace to public safety. The police
*hir duty when called upon to take up these animals, but what
gement has a policeman to file an affidavit when he knows
Ssock will be released and the charges dropped? \Vhat iustice
the property holder receive for his destroyed property? \Vhat
ment does he get to help beautify this district \? tte
0. D. A. ticket.
le wagon roadway over the Newton St. % iaduct ;- worse than
corduroy road. It would not cost the city a cent to have
n ireda sthe street railway, according to its franchise 'must
roadway in repair. Has our present administration done
toward compelling the company to fix it? Do you knowv
tie understructure of this bridge is decaying for the want ,of
? Will you. cast a vote on Sept. 14th ?
I. three approaches to the ferry landing; namely. I)elaronde
tom Seguin, Bouny St., from Pelican Ave, and Morgan St.,
Seguin, are fine examples of what the present adminiis.tration
to help build Algiers. Little or no expense to the city
keep these approaches in good condition. Just a few loads
shell would do the work and keep these streets in the
good order as other streets are kept in good condition by
out of their private purse. The pedestrians who use the
to the ferry must go goose fashion to pass each other or
mud or dust of the road. Do you vote with the regulars?
wretched condition of the roadway from the L. & N. to the
where our people and our conveyances must pass daily, is well
to all of the Algiers public office-holders, whether they ride
or walk. What are you going to do about it?
ordinance provides that property holders shall cut the
front of their residences. A further law gives the city
have. these weeds cut and charge the expense-~t-the
he refuses to cut weeds after being notified. Well.
received any notice to cut weeds? Have you heard of
ding the work and charging the expense on the tax bill as
ives them the right to do. Don't you know that enforcing
's kind will lose votes for the "ring". Hundreds of
usdferers from now on till October 2oth or 30th as they
remember how our city fathers could help them if they
Hay fever is caused by pollen from weeds; malaria is
by mosquitoes. Weeds contribute to the perpetuation of
table diseases. Are you voting right in this election?
are entitled to have your garbage collected in back of
em the unimproved streets just the same as those who live
t localities, but you are not getting the service. You
a big price for the service you do get, when you pay
taxes. Think about this when you cast your vote.
tie will soon be at hand for the weaning of public sine
have been nursing at the public breast these many years.
Piang to be on hand Election Day?
0 OP AWIUIRS
AT CLARK'S HALL
Qark's Hall the ladies
frst meeting to en
hSUlUdacy of the Orleans
kellattlon and to express
d give their reasons
".LPos to "ring" rule.
are being made for
some very promi
li hbe on hand. This
am3a's organization had
Peatiag a few days ago
oetflcer were select.
TYlets was chosen as
and Mrs. J. A.
eaea as temporary
tonight, at Clark's
losen and other im
will be taken up.
j31 be Miss Jean Gor
imb. Mrs. J. J. Col.
aslets, and Messrs.
a large delega
the big meeting in
night, held by the
0. D A. headquar
street. The only
women were not
they could not get
The Algiers dele
ted by about thir
speakers at this
ms Montgomery and
eM Mrs. Collins, from
made a most inter
thd the ladies why
t that ill-kept section
Iad would help the
* MeShane as mayor.
t at Clark's Hall
he eI the largest of
hem. Algiers wom.
*mad tQ take an ac
Sew duties. Men
WOMEN SEPT. 15
REGISTRAR BEIAL WILU BE
READY FOR FiHE NEWLY
Registration of women voters will
begin Wednesday, September 15, the
day following the coming primary
election. Registrar of Voters Wil
liam A. Bell now is arranging for
larger quarters for his office in an
ticipation of rush of women to regis
ter. He has not decided whether
he will accept the use of the old
Sewerage and Water Board offces
in the City Hall Annex offered him
several days ago b] Mayor Behrman.
Poll taxes for women will not Ibe
accepted at the city treasurer's office
until after the November election
when the constitutional amendment
is voted authoizsing the assessment
of poll taxes against women. It
was said there is no need for the
women to pay poll taxes at this time
to enable them to vote, as they have
the same standing as the male voter
who casts his first vote on coming of
A most enjoyable evening was spent
Monday at the home of Mrs. J. Senner,
in Opelousas avenue, when a surprise
party was tendered her in honor of
the anniversary of her birth. Dancing
was indulged in, the old Virginia reel
affording much pleasure. Refresh
ments were served in abundance. Mrs.
Senner received many pretty presents.
Those present were: Mr. and Mrs.
J. Reaney, Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Frlach
and children. Mrs. F. Hoogoven, Mr.
and Mrs. A. Diket and children, Mrs.
Jno. A. Rupp and children, Mr. and
Mrs. McK. Vezlen and daughter,
]Misses Blanche and Florence Senner
and Messrs. Alvin Senner. Bill Keller.
Bob McCord. Alice Donnelly and John
Llis Catherine Gage is spending a
while In Baten Roune
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S. P. BUILDING BIG
IA)( OMOTIVES ("OST $70,000
EACH-IMI'ROVEM ENTS IN
AIA;IERS SHOPS TO
Another made-in-New Orleans loco
motive has been placed in service, and
is holding its own with the best en
gines from anywhere.
The Southern Pacific lines, to meet
the rapid increase in transportation
requirements, have undertaken to
build at their general shops in Al
giers, twelve heavy Mikado type
freigh locomotives. Two of these'
locomotives were completed last!
year, and the building was then tem
porarily suspended because the shop
facflites were %eeded for mainten
ance and repairs. Upon return ofi
the road to corporate management,
the building was resumed, and anoth-'
er of these locomotives was comple
ted August 14. The remainder ofI
the lot to be constructed will follow
in periods of about six weeks.
These locomotives are of the most
modern type, and are larger than any
other locomotive operated by these
lines in the state of Louisiana. The
engines have cylinders twenty-six
inches in diameter, twenty-eight in
ches in stroke, and are operated at
two hundred pounds per square inch
boiler pressure. The boiler is pro
vided with superheater, delivering
steam at a temperature of about 600
degrees Fahrenheit. The weight of
engine and tender in working order
is 437.000 pounds-the engine alone
weighing 281,000 pounds. The trac
tive power, or pull that can Ibe exert
ed by these engines, is 51,075 pounds,
which in this level country, is suffi
cent to pull a train of 200 loaded
cars. The locomotives will be used
on some of the hilly divisions of the
West Texas lines where they will
handle trains of from sixty to ninety
cars. The engines will cost about
The Algiers general shops are
,quipped for fabricating all parts of
these engines, although some of the
heavier parts, including the main
frames and cylinders, were purchased
in a semi-finished state from manu
facturers equipped to do the larger
work. The shops are at present
being considerably improved by the
addition of some modern machine
tools, involving an investment of
about $200.000. and further improve
ments are under consideration' for
the coming year.
O. D. A. MEETING.
A conference of the leaders of the
Fitteenth Ward Branch of the Or
leans Democratic Association was
held Monday night at 1417 Socrates
street. Through the primary object
of the meeting was to shape plans
for a regular ward rally, which was
held Tuesday night at Clark's Hall.
several informal addresses were
Bernard Mealosky preslded, J.
R. Norman, N. E. Humphrey and
Charles Hantel spoke briefly on the
burden of taxation and obvious lack
of civic improvement to correspond.
Workers at the meeting mapped out
plans for vigorous work in the last
two weeks of the campaign.
PALLB FROM WAGON.
On Monday evening, Mrs. Mary
Page fell -from. a wagon on which
she was riding. Her leg was caught
in the rod, causing her to severely
sprain her ankle.
lOSWT4J8D OND ANNIVESRARY
Sts. John Lodge No. 153, F. and
A. M., donated $M0 to the Tulane
Undowmunt fad last week.
LOCAL NEWS ITEMS C
HERI'IAI REPORTER GATHERS
THE INTERESTING ALGIERS
Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Moore
bad as th it guest, Mr. Gloster Du
boue. of Elha. Ala.
Mr. Joseph A. Brauner. engineer
on the S. S. "Kennebec" is expected d
home on Sept. 15th, after a six
months' trip to South American ports. .
Mr. George C. Brauner sailed on q
the 8. S. "Capillo" for Rotterdam j
and other E-uropean ports. He has I
recently mad" two successful trips. i,
one to France and Italy. P
Miss Annie Rupp spent Sunday and t
Sunday night at the home of Mrs. ii
Jos. Brauner. in Nashville Ave. a
Miss Lillian Abat of Boyce re
turned home Motday after speedintg
two weeks here with Miss Lillian V
Mr. and Mrs. Shoemaker of Port a
Barre ale visiting their (brother, Mr. g
Miss Alma Pujol has returned from t,
Cairo. Ill., where she visited relatives. C
Tonight Orange Grove No. 9.
Woodmen's Circle, of Algiers, will tj
give a dance at the Avenue Academy, h
and the members expect to entertain t]
a large crowd. Music will be fur- t
nished by a Jaz-E-Saz orchestra and r
all who attend are promised a delight- p
ful time. ti
The many frieinds of Mr. Hy. Ay- d
cock will be glad to learn that he b
is out again after an attack of e
A shower was given by Mrs. Charles t
Mellson at the home of Miss Germaine t
Cazenave in honor of Miss Faye
Stumpf. a bride-elect of the season. a
the home was beautifully decorated I
with ferns, carnations and other orna- a
ments. The gifts, which were unusual
ly beautiful, were daintily arranged
on a table.
Among those present were Misses G.
Cazenave. Elvira and Julia Marquez.
Mildred Shean, L. Grasso, Piolet Ledig,
Rhea Hill, Mrs. C. Mellson, Mrs. A.
Cazenave and Mrs. F. U. Lafleur.
The Wsdks of Araida
By T. T. MAXEY 1
THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT. I
pHIS gigantic shaft, unique, impos.
SIng, dignified, yet simple to an
extreme, is a most fitting and suitable
memorial to the Father of Our Coun
try. It occupies a site near the River a
Potomac, selected by the man whom t
it honors, in 1788.
The cornerstone was laid on July 4,
1848, and the last stone set on De
eember 6, 1884. It was dedicated ea
February 21, 1885. The proportioas oI
this mammoth obelisk are colosmaL
The foundation goes down 38 feet and
is 55 feet square. The walls are 15
feet thick at the bass, 1% feet thick
at the top and taper one-fourth of an
inch to the foot; 28,000 stones were
used. The cap stone weighs 8,300
pounds. It is 555 feet high and Is said
to be the highest monument in the
world. The white marble used in its
construction came from the quarries
et Maryland. It is claimed that there
Is room enough In the interior to
hoam an army of 128000 men. The
stilrway to the top contains approxi
mately 900 steps. An elevator makes
the top easy to reach, so that all visi
tems may see and enjoy the mag·tcent
view of the national capital, its bhis
terie surrandings ta d the romanti
cally beautitful river the man It honors
loved so well, which is visible in the
bird's-eye view from the top. On a
dear day, a promineat peak, 8ugar
Leat. in the Blue Bidge mountaias,
1 mes or o re a the orthwest, I
Mingles With Voters
O. D. A. MAYORAIATY ('ANDII)ATE
VI~SIT nHOP'S OF AIAHlER4
AT 8. P.
Andrew McShane. 0. I) A. candi
date for mayor, visited Algiers on
Tuesday morning for the purpose of
meeting personally and becoming ac
quainted with the people of Algiers.
Johnson Iron Works. the New Orleans
Ivry Docks and the wharves were vis
ited in turn by Mr. McShane and his
party. Mr. McShane was brought in
touch with hundreds of men, and men
in all ranks of life spoke to Mr. Mc
Permission was granted on the
evenlng previous to Mr. McShane's
visit by Mr. Oelkers. superintendent
motive power, Southern Pacific, to
allow the candidate and his party to
go through the yards. However, when
Tuesday morning Mr. McShane en*
tered the yards he was met by Mr.
Oelkers himself, who told the former
(McShane) that no further progress
through the yards would be allowed.
Mr. Oelkers very courteously explained
that he had nothing at all to do with
the matter, but that word had been
received from headquarters in the city
prohibiting Mr. McShane's visit. How
the city office was aware of the can
didate's visit is not definitely known,
but it is inferred that certain ring
employees of the shops, when told of
Mr. MaShaae's intended visit, has
tened to have it stopped.
A theme of interest connected with
this incide.' is the fact that at the
time of Mr. Oelker's announcement
Mr. McShane and his party were
standing in Verret avenue, a thorough
fare which Mayor Behrman has kindly
allowed to be closed in from public
On the whole, Mr. McShane's visit
was entirely successful. Those com
prising his party were Messrs. N. E.
Humphrey. Louis Munstermann. Chas.
Hantel, Charles Donner and !Melggs O.
Frost, of the Item.
MACHINE POIJTICB COST DE
TECTIVE POSITION, HE
Machine politics has lost a Job for
Walter Caron. 915 Eliza street. Ac
cording to his story he was discharged
from the Boylan detective force be
cause his superior favored Behrman
while he believes in McShane.
While on duty Saturday morning
at the Poydras street market Caron
says he saw a crowd of n1en on a
truck stopping to bear down¶McShane
posters and replacing them with
"Vote For Behrman" signs. His
story further is that he saw two Ital
ian market men, the Scaratino broth
ers, expostulating against the deed,
handled rather roughly by the
Caron says that he dnterfered and
arrested three of the machine men,
whereupon the others fled. The three
men in his charge he turned over to
the policeman on the beat. He does
not know what happened to them.
A report was given on his action In
making the arrests, he says, by some
person unknown to him, to his super
ior, Captain Brunswick. Tension
with his office resulted, which culmi
nated in his dicharge Tuesday,
charged with Ibeing off his beat Sat
Caron says now that be is going to
work hard for McShane's election.
He has organised a truck parade
which he promises will start from
Behrman's own ward in Algiers and
proceed through the city Thursday
Mr. Al. Tufts has returned from
Nw York and Pfttskrg
BROKEN WORDS AND PROMISES
OF NEW ORLEANS' MAYOR
Behrman's Newspaper Friend of Years Standing
The States --Tells How Mayor Has
Broken His Word.
I' the peroration of t hli- -j ' - it a- -,w ' - ' ', . 11 :" '
the Mayor ;aid:
worke d 7w,. ,;1<iy t" ýýtibl .,",c 1,rl,.a .n w' ., h: , ,,n :" ' .
treatment t ,i n,. :; who htave' i, %,er hrok. n th .r w " .... .
It'uen wh .h l i.'k powe.r l nl.' 1.4l1- j Il l lst- :r ! w'. .i ' .. . .. I-.
trayed the eio l' .; trust
Hli.. Honor uses the plura'l r["in ill re.l.rri:u . , , !. i;. . .,er
broke n their t(,r(l It t l f , oUlrr theie i- t rie ' k l, dt:P. I . i ,.- :
We ventilr4 (4 to 'u.e. t. 1ho e .. 1r 1 th it in thi- it t."u i t r - n-n
or hast.i pltad himi falt . .\a;sIurtl. II. he u 11d not a n thait t :m 'ts , h 4it 1 b 1roke
his lword our.ted ..rtainl d l'efeat iif h d h l h ls thinkinl ,4 aj, ,n
'here h:tve bi.'on l l anyn inst.1.4e 4s III V Ihi, h his lion, 111 . - br1.k, n It.,,
lie did when.t o .44srv the le iltaj I ',(:ipj4;: . liet 141 lht . t ih 4 -. - 4.t ,!
lusil .e tld then. lpro lisin theo restor. , th em it it h . 1 e ,'lr ,,tj 4:'. in m lr r' :ll
tion an;ld a stipulated 1ond1, beat the ordinan, e whic.h wou t111 ht nable
them to operate under severe reculation 1(1and a hi-i h atnd
ie1 did. whient, atn to serve the liailw'at 4,tIo n:pa:1 . h he prollld lablor
and the public not to iicrease fares nor raise the price of gas and electricity
until the liallard report was ready :nd the comlpany .compelled to lay its cards
on the table, and then suddenly atdi arbitraily forced the t;-ent fanre, the 30
per cent increase in lec tric light and eas rate' without waiting for thel re
lHe did. when, despite the promise to the people that if the votel.d for
the liBard of Affairs amendment. te ttwuldhe stat wldax inl t .t per tf the
assessnment. and the i ity 60, he set the city proportion as 7t , I.ttiti r.: r it
to 7- and this year has pushed it tip to !ti ad .ext year will make it heaven
knows what if the people elect him. The State. inll ontrat. as is known to
all taxpayers. has lived up to its promise of .0 per ceit
We might cite innumerable other instances. But it will sulfl''e only to
present one other- the most aggravated of all-- si'ce in that instance he
broke not only his word, but the oath he took to obey and enforce the con
lie (id it when, after his solemn pledge that if the people would vote
the $9,000,000 bond issue in 1916 he would keep the city on a cash basis, he
f reverted to his old policy of reckless extravagance with the taxpayers' money
and proceeded to overdraw the city's accounts with the banks until last .year.
Sas Mr. Font showed the other day, he had accumulated an overdraft of over
$700,000-money he spent in two years over and above the city's income.
s "On September 14," says the Mayor, "the people will vote to elect men
a who have never broken their word."
I If that is a correct prophecy, then His IHonor forecasts his own doom
when the voters go to the polls a fortnight hence.
SLGIERS LADIES HAVE
REGUI'AR ORGANIZATION PAC.
TION STAGE BIG, AND FIRST.
WOMENS' MASS MEETING
First ladies' mass meeting of the
Regular Democratic Association of New
)rleans was held at the E'le*ri. Park
ruesday. August 31st. with a rec
)rd breaking attendance of two thous
mnd. The laides, headed by their lead
"r. Mrs. J. E. Huckins. assembled at
.he Alhambra Club, from whence they
narched to the Canal street ferry.
headed by a brass band, to meet the
speakers from the city, whom they I
creorted to the Electric Park. C
The meeting was presided over by
Mrs. J. E. Huckins,. who indorsed
Mayor Bebrman for reelection as
mayor of New Orleans. In her splen. I
lid address he brought out the many i
good qualities of Mayor Behrman and 1
ended her talk by declaring him solid i
The ladies of the Regular Demo
rratic Association will meet at the
Alhambra Club Saturday night. Sep
BEHRMAN In CALJLED "AN ELDER
Mayor 'Martin Behrman was de
scribed as "an elder brother" by Mrs.
Eleanor G. Graham. chief speaker at
the Fifteenth Ward ring rally at Elec
tric Park. Algiers, Tuesday night.
"I like to think of the mayor as an
elder brother." said Mrs. Graham.
"Parker promised the women the bal
It. But after he was elected he said
that we might have it--over his dead
body. But let's forget all that. Let's
talk of our elder brother. We are go
ing to put our shoulders to the wheel
and make September 14 a memorable
date. We want a big man. We want a
man to move the city up a few steps
and make it the first port of the land.
instead of the second. In voting for
Mayor Behrman you are vindicating
yourselves and your city."
"When the women are with a pub
iHe servant, he is right." declared
Loys Charbonnet. "The mayor began
life as a grocery clerk." he continued.
"Today he is the best posted man in
official life. He knows the wants of
the plain people. After all the charges.
New Orleans is charged only with not
being a completed city. There is none.
We learned only in 1920 that New Or
leans is not fit to live in."
Miss Florence Huberwald spoke
next. "If Mayor Behrman had been
governor. Louisiana would have had
the honor of enfranchising 25,000,000
women," she said. "He is the only
mayor who has ever done great things.
There are no epidemics; the mortality
rate has diminished. He has succeed
ed in welding the foreign elements
he is the great amalgamator. Under
him New Orleans has grown to be the
city beautiful, the second port."
Brief addresses were made by J. B.
Cocke, John Stadler and Girault Far
Weddings of New
('1()!PEIN WHO ENTERED THE
STATE OF MATRIMONY
DIURING THE WEEK
The marriage of Capt. Nicholas
R. Danese to Miss Emi Lou Stuart
was celebrated on August 14th by
Rev. J. A. Brewster of St. Andrew's
On Wednesday, Sept. 1st, at 6
o'clock a. m., at the church of the
Holy Name of Mary, the marriage
of Miss Adelaide Giblin to Mr. Albert
Sidney LeBlanc, of Baton Rouge,
was celebrated by Rev. J. McGrath.
The bride was dressed in dark
blue taffeta embroidered in gold and
wore a hat to match. She was at
tended by her sister, Miss Christine
Giblin, who also wore dark blue
taffeta with hat to match.
The groom was attended by Mr.
During the signing of the regis
ter, Miss Gladys Sirey rendered a
The young couple who were the
recipients of many (handsome pres
ents. left the same morning for
Baton Rouge, where they will reside.
Master Percy Jones gave a birthday
party last Thursday evening at his
home. 405 Opelousas avenue. The fol
lowing were present: Lillian and
Leona Burke, of Helena, Ark.; Lillian
Burgan, Camile Aubert. Pauline Cos
sich, M. M. Dutfy, F. Fox, T. and FP.
Jones. M. M. Prados. C. Mosholder. J.
Cabibi. E. T. Fox, I). Cossich. W. and
E. Clasen, S. and G. McNeely, P.
Kalemier, E. Harding, iH. Buras, L.
Aubert. E. Richter, R. Jones. L. Sa
lathe. R. James. N. James.
A meeting of the Fifteenth Ward
Woman's Suffrage Committee was
called on August 27th, at the Albham
bra Club. The meeting was largely
attended. The Algiers women pledged
their loyalty and influence unanimous
ly to the campaign of Mayor Martin
Mrs. E. J.1. IHuckins, chairlady of the
Fifteenth Ward, made a speech refut
ing the slanderous remarks advanced
against the mayor and stating forcibly
the benefits the city and Algiers have
derived from his administration.
Several interesting short talks were
made and enthusiastically applauded.
Mrs. Burgls, 'Mrs. Skelly, Mrs. Munts,
Mrs. Stansbury being the speakers.
The interest of the women of Algiers
in suffrage and in this campaign was
very apparent, as the meeting was at
tended by two hundred women pronil
nent in Algiers affairs.
r The meeting was called to order by
e Chairman (Mrs.) .1. E. Huckins, Sec
retary (Mrs.) O. M. Raeder was ap
3. pointed and various lieutenants for
r- work in the different precincts and
their assistants were appointed.