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S12 ~ACE$ THE HERALD. Better Ferriage : 
eotepd to t bhe Upl the Wcst Side of the Rive. "A ve live and creditable weekly newspaper.'-MANUFACTURER' RECORD.
No. 42 j
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Fire Demon
In Algiers
.-1 lTO SEE DAMA(:E.
,1 will soon be in the movies.
l G m erpect nation-wide adver
. rom the accidfnt due to the
 sented incident which oc
SSaturdaY night about 11
, when an old civil war can
0 ah the Cabildo in Jackson Square
ei its eight-pound shot across the
ma, striking the second story of
t sttage of 315-1; Alix St., own
by MMr. Richard Stenhouse.
rly Sunday morning represen
of Underwood and IUnder
pi, who make a specialty of fur
out of the ordinary pictures
 sewspapers of the world. came
aid"* a picture of the great de
wrought by this " eight
.wdg the building from the
ddie, and noticing only a small
kl, jaqt large enough to admit the
ars ball, it was almost incon
isable to think that such a small
gjl would cause such destruction
A su shown by an examination
. t by the Herald representative
IsIe the cannon ball entered the
SIt tore a large hole in the wall
gper the bed where Mrs. A.
was sleeping. The ball
- saM ear the top of the window.
@ ~ ehes from the top of the
bartng part of the wall
It then glanced down and
away a part of the door
al Intola the hall. The hole
was only about three feet from
S was large enough to admit
i two arms. After passing
ths dor casing ,it struck
18 the next room, tearing
oe at the floor boards, and al
geakiag In two a joist, 2x12.
a0 again rebounded to the.
glug trO holes in the side
VWW. and then dropping
pier sat the bed where Mii
W. iatwas sleeping.
bte ganis ball hit the floor
OIIgu~t impact to break
dee stairs.
MuVllW with Mils Stem
salsi&`tbt the noise of
was $trlic, and it was
S, agiost that the house
tw iem, sad that
m It was flaling.
Ir. rie~ard Stenhouse re
ll Meat to the poliee they
. Rtehowse's complaint
t of tieertalnty, that
perhaps that some
l er' poaeslkle for the
You eould not blame
,er .keltattsg, although
was known to them
hoeow by every one else
'as sober, reliable, gen
.ý bhifh sttasding and integ
4Wlheesuat of these quali
.!M. pile. were further put
betuse they knew we
L War . Dring the time
was being made, it
sat that the cannon ball
tedt from the Oshildo.
'I-- will nodce on the wrapper of your paper, a date
Mh date li e tells you that you have paid for the
to ad including the timi shown on the wrapper.
Use is damlged when you pay your bill. It may not,
, " changed in the same week that your bill is paid,
be changed the following week. If there is uay
te date line on your wrapper, please notify
at eace. The price of The Herald uis $OO a year,
No man ever became strong
throgh sting.
No store ever increased its
sales by suspending advertis
Advertising is like food.
It makes a business grow.
tisizg is the rast beed f ad
Wht stoe
ad evesniag More ad
your biness iffier and
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Conductors Should
Use Common Sense
Sunday morning Mr. Tony Con
neno of 521 Lamarque St., boarded
a street car with two heavy grips on
his way to Gretna to catch a T. & F.
train. In his rush from the house
he had neglected to take small
change to pay his fare. He tender
ed a five-dollar bill to the conduc
tor, and as the conductor had no
change. Mr. Conneno was compelled
to get off the car.
While we understand it is part of
the franchise that the company is
compelled to furnish change to the
extent of $2.00 only, we feel reason
ably sure that Mr. Burgis of the Rail
way Company would have forgiven
this conductor for carrying the man
to the depot and trying to get change
there. The company or conductor
would have been out but five cents
and it would not have caused the
great inconvenience and disappoint
Rules are rules, but common sense
and good judgment are always re
Mrs. J. B. Miller entertained at a
dance Saturday night at Masonic
Hall in honor of Miss Bernice Le
Blanc of Port Arthur. Texas, who is
spending awhile here as Mrs. Miller's
Dancing was indulged in and a
most enjoyable evening spent.,
Those present were, Misses Carmen
and Anna Vanderlinden, Alma Pu
jol; Sydney Olroyd, Lois Walters,
Pansey Watkins, Dorothy Murtagh,
Billie Berk, Mildred Hildebrand,
Claire Finley, Anna D. Sadler, Hazel
Cayard, Dorothy Kraft, Vivian Le
Blanc, Leah Hull, Alma Hawkins,
Thelma 8turtevant, Doris Baker,
Zelda Huckins, Emma George, Irene
Brookes and Bernice LeBlanc;
Messrs. Bill Donner, D. Martin, H.
A. Guthans, Henry Walker, Loraine
Broussard, J. T. Ballard, Jr., How
ard O. Donnell, Berry Tamperes, A.
E. Vanderlinden, J. W. ,Tubbentine,
H. B. Mont, H. C. Adams, J. W.
Crawford, Eldred A.Drumm, Prancis
Sadler, S. B. Thomas, 8. Stanley, J.
J. Thoms, R. N. Jaundot, W. H.
., Jemes, Bruce Barett, 0. L.
Cunningham, red Cayard, Neil Bar
-rett, John Jaundot, Mr. and Mrs.
A. 8pitzfaden, Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Tamperes, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Huck
Ins, Mr. and Mrs. C. Arnold and
son Clarence, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Lorlo, Mrs. F. S. Drumm, and Mrs.
H. C. Broussard.
Fighting for the Algiers Naval
Station and Immigratiod Station, for
which no appropriation has been
made by Congress, Emile Kuntz, na
tional Republican Committeeman
from Louisiana, leaves for Washing
ton this week to attend the Harding
THE 8Krý"ýý.
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Hennen Block Now [
Canal Bank Building
It wasn't so many years ago that 1
the Hennen building was built and
the wise men of the city wagged
their heads and said even so modest
i skyscraper as this could never be
t commercial success in New Orleans.
But it has had to be enlarged, to
neet the growing demands of the I
:ity and of the Canal Commercial
bank, which purhacsed it for its I
uew home.
.The enlargement was accomplish
ad by addition of another story,
building of an annex and the bridg- 1
ing over of Varieties Alley to con
sect with the old Cora building. The
total cost of the work is about $660,- 1
00. This does not include the cost
Af the banking fixtures.
The transition of the Hennen build
ing into the up-to-date Canal-Com
mercial building represents not one
,peration but a series of operations.
First the old hydraulic elevators
A4 )0 ,ll Abslttited by moder
electril elevators. One by one they
were converted, and extended to the l
!leventh story. Then corridors were
nit through the main Hennen build- 1
ing and bridged across into the Cora
uilding. The first floor of the
,ora building had in the meantime I
)een prepared for conversion into
he new boiler room.
Then bathrooms were put on every
foor instead of being concentrated
n the eleventh story; a new system
,f plumbing was put in and the!
iulding was completely re-wired for
electrical fixtures.
With this done, it was possible to
proceed to construdtion of the an
nex on the Oravier street side. An.
excavation was made foiF the base
nent, piles were driven, retaining 4
walls erected,. and the tedious work I
Af erecting steel work begun. The
inne likewise has 11 stories. The
peal work began in March, 1920.
The exterior of the two lower
loors, both on Common and Caronr
lejet streets was removed and is
Being replaced with Bedford Indiana .
imestone of a single design in the 1
Italian Renaissance style, with well
proportioned arches and cornice to I
)e carved in chaste lines. The steel
-ash, plate glass and Marquise at 1
he Carondelet and Common street I
entrances will be of the architectural 1
features of the business section.
The eleventh floor addition will
be finished in color tones harmoniz
Lng with the original terra cotta and
Street Not Used
for Pasture Now
A public effort was made a short
time ago by a few residents down
the coast and other outlying sections
to have the city "set aside" the pres
ent Pound Ordinance which was
passed Sept. 5th, 1917, but only en
rorced since the O. D. A.'s have been
in office.
Mr. Geo. Ricks, the new pound
keeper, is doing excellent work and
the residents of Algiers who are
making an honest effort to improve
the appearance of our district, are
grateful to Mr. Ricks and our police
ror their good work in enforcing the
old ordinance.
A section of this ordinance. No.
1576 describes the pound limits in
Section one of this ordinance which
Is as follows:
Section *. Be it Ordained by the
Commission Council of the City of
New Orleans. That hereafter it
shall be unlawful for any person, or
persons, whether owners, tenants,
agents, or non-owners or residents,
to permit any cow, horse, mule, goat.
sheep. hog, or other animal, to roam
it large in that rutnicn of the Fifth
District (Algiers) bounded by the
Mississippi River on the north;
Wagner Street on the west; Bringier
Street, the Outfall Drainage Canal,
and the line of woods on the south:
and the east side property line of G.
Dr. John Callan, superintendent
Af city health, Saturday ordered af
!idavits filed against two local dairy
men, alleged to have sold watered
W. J. Cuny, McDonoghville, was
aensed of having 1. per cent added
water and J. Butler, lower coast, 16
per cent.
brick work, and the facades will be
cleaned to permit a uniform weather
ing in the future.
The entrances to the building will
be as formerly, with the exception
that the elevator lobby at the Com
mon street entrance will be enlarged
so as to prevent congestion, and the
corridor from Carondelet street to
Varieties Alley will be widened.
At the corner of Carondelet and
Common streets, and extending to
the Common street entrance, will be
the trust and savings department,
and from the Common street en
trance to Varieties alley will be the
bond department, both directly across
the corridor from the main banking
room, which will extend from this
corridor line to the property lines
nearet Oravier street, and from Ca
rondelet street to Varieties alley.
The main banking room will have
a clear story height in the center tf
30 feet, with a skylight over its cen
tral sections, and a meszanine around
its four sides occupytngmhe full area
of the bulldlpg, exclusib of the cen
tral clear story.
The interior of the banking room
and of the trust and savings bank
will be of Tavernelle Claire Italian
·arble of a warm bufftt tone, with
floors of white marble and walls of
Caen stone with enriched cornices
and ceilings. The columns will be
macased in marble.
The vaults, both speele hnd safte
ty deposit, will be in the basement
if the annex.
The director's room $ll, opeupy a
large setioa of the third oor over
looking the court and will be hand
somel tnrinhed. Tihere wlll be
rest oems for both male and fe
male egployes. The llghting in the
mel. banking room will be of the
ndroeet type. 3ntraves, lobbies and
leator treats will b of Itallan
a-bles and .brese; deorways to
the, main beaklI sem and em
mease W the bed na trust -e
-Ue and vesmbS ue e treae
wa be et sae ass and es.
Engineer, Fireman
Killed In Rail Wreck
Spreading rails sent Eastbound
passenger train No. 22 of the Texas
and Pacific Railway into a ditch 18
miles west of Addis Sunday morn
ing at 2:45 o'clock. Two men were
killed and one injured.
The Dead.
C. White, engineer. McDonogh
ville, but at one time a. resident of
Alix St., crushed in his cab. He
was 60 years of age and is sur
vived by his widow and four daugh
ters. He had been in the employ
of the Texas and Pacific for 30
W. T. Dunn, fireman, pinioned
under the engine and frightfully
scalded by escaping steam. He
was taken to Baton Rouge Sanitarium
in a precarious condition. He has
a wife and two small children at
423 Park Boulevard, Algiersa
Engineer White was still alive
when reached although mortally
wounded. A priest was summoned
to administer the last rites.
Relief trains with physicians and
supplies were sent from Addis and
Port Allen upon news of the acci
Curved Into Field.
According to reports of the acci
dent the train was rounding a curve
when the locomotive left the track,
plunged into a corn field, swerved
back toward the track and then
turned over. The following cars
skidded along the ground.
The four daughters surviving En
gineer White are Mrs. W. A. Harris,
Mrs. Henry Gegenheimer, Miss Leona
White, and Miss Amelia White.
There also is a grandson, Clyde Har
A few days ago C. D. Terrebone
of 405 Pelican Ave., an ex-saloon
keeper was arrested by Prohibition
officers for the violation of the Vol
stead Act. When arrested, Terre
bone had on his person two bottles
of whiskey and a small drinking
glass. The arrest was made some
where near the river front, and it
was necessary to give chase as Ter
rebone made an attempt to get away.
At headquarters Terrebone made
a statement that he had been engag
ed in the business for about three
months, and that he was selling the
stuff at thirty-five cents a drink.
Besides the liquor recovered, there
was also a small book in which
Terrebone kept the accounts of
those who owed him for drinks.
Terrebone who was being held for
the Federal Authorities, was paroled
by Major Haltin, chief prohibition
Mrs. Gertrude Olroyd. formerly
Miss Gertrude Peterson, has recent
ly associated herself with the Equit
able Life Assurance Society, one of
the largest Insurance companies in
the country. Mrs. Olrdyd has al
ready made a great success in the
short time she has been affiliated
with the company, and she has been
encouraged by the officers to attend
further instructions at a technical
school, where she will go in a short
time to complete the course that Is
given to beginners in the sale of life
insnrance. Mrs. Olroyd in the be
ginning three times oversold her
quota which was quite an enviable
reputation among Insurance people.
On Sunday last, Mr. and Mrs. L.
Santos of Opelousas Ave., entertained
at dinner in honor of Mr. W. F. WII
limus of LatoUche. After enjoying
dinner served by the servant, all
went for a drive through Algiers and
Lower Coast. The guests were,
Miss Mayme Snger, Mrs. D. Prick.
and eblrea, Adelaide Prick oef
OGetan. An It wishlra the best ua
aeje velalo, evalg.
Andrew Kerstens
Wins Superfluous
Letter Contest
In the superfluousl lotter colnte
in the lHerald last week. 'Mr. Alirnre
lKerstens of .4oo Verrot St.. wa, the
first to send in a corroe t anw,r.
The superfluous letters forn.ed thi,
name and busines of J. S.:, in and
('o., Jewelers.
The conte ,st is again pr.\ t uteld to
day, and another $10.i, lprize wrill
be given to the filrst c,,lrect aIswe\\cr
rceive\ed at The Herald o'tt .'.
.A ih,'ck for t," do]lla 5 ; ia t
inrt Mr. K rtr.  s at this off:c.e.
A 1.S()I IS1:1.'1' I I.\ll,lidaIII.
.t the m,.,.tin' ,if th, Dock Board
on Tuts lay nighh Mr. I',rir S. Law
ton, Frank Iulvie anl Wiino. Jo'.
soni apl-ared beflore the hard olr
the purp)ose of a(dvoeatinllr th e x
iterisiý)n of the wharves and dlock.
on the west sitle of the, river. whii
would also mean thel extension of
the Blelt Railroad along our riv-r
front. Mr. Lawton pointed out that
our great port facilities could be in
creased very greatly by building
whirves in Algiers where ships could
discharge and take on cargoes either
from shore or from lighters. It is
stated that M.r. McClosky is very
much in favor of the plan. Ir.
Lawton also took up the matter of
extending the present bulkheads
and piling which were recently con
structed at the ferry landing to the,
Johnson Iron Works, joining their
wharf, thus giving further protec
tion to the "Algiers Point." Mr.
Lawton will also go before the Levee
Board at its next meeting to urge
the board to help in this work.
In replying to a letter of Invita
tion from the Algiers Civic League.
to address them on the subject of
ov ferry service between this and
the other side of the river, Commis
sioner Paul H. Maloney writes the
'ollowing letter which speaks for it
Com. Council, Dept. Pub. Utilities.
February 19, 1921.
Mr. Peter Lawton,
New Orleans, La.
Dear Sir: Your letter advising of
a meeting of Algiers citizens in re
the new ferry franchise, and their
invitation to have me address them
on the subject, has been received.
The invitation to address those in
terested is duly appreciated; how
ever, I don't think it quite proper at
this time for me to accept. If you
will permit a suggestion. I would say
this-let your committee investigate
very thoroughly all conditions per
taining to the ferry proposition, de
cide what method or plan would
best suit your people, and then con
fer with this department. I assure
you I will be'very glad to cooperate
in the plan that will be substantial
and best suited, and when that is
decided upon, we will proceed to its
My personal opinion at this time
is municipal ownership- a ferry and
its benefits for a ferry-using people.
However, that is only my opinion.
I shall be very glad to have your
Ideas on the matter as soon as you
are prepared to give them.
Very truly,
Paul H. Maloney,
S Com. of Public Utllities.
At a recent meeting of the State
Board of Pharmacy, Mr. Raymond
A. Richards of Vallette St., one of
our most popular young men, was
commissioned an assistant pharma
cist. Mr. Richards is a member of
the June, 1921 class of Loyola an
will undoubtedly be graduated with
high honors from that institution.
In ma. .n m.. m
I' Making the Helpless Independent
An outgrowth et the outdoor reitef department of the county ri tritlie
t Los Angeles, gives an opportunity to persons, who otherwise W·ould
Sconty charges, to live independent lives, or it crippled or handicapped In
ways parthI y to upper t themselves. Departments have been estab
where old artMeles a miade ever into new. The photograph shows the
with whlh rapr ftom ah fumigatling dspDient Is bshredded tor
Introduces Homestead
Bill In Legislature
the C,'lumnbia Building and Loan As
sociation, is one of th,. youngest
h onltme.tead secretaries in the state
and considered one of the best posted k
men in his line. He introduced the
hill permitting homesteads to loan
and borrow from each other, which i
was passed at the last session of the
s legislature. He was educated in
the public schools here and later !
e graduated from Soule College. His f3
r one hobby is in devoting his time :
and energy in the interest of the j
Colungbia, which is largely respons
ible for its unusual growth. For
e time in operation Mr. Makofsky
says it is "the largest homestead in
the world."
Weddings of New
Orleans Folks
The beautiful home of Mr. John
s. T. Koester, 626 Bouny St., was bril
I. liantly illuminated on the night of
Feb. 17, 1921, and a joyous gath
Pring of friends and relations were
f assembled to join in celebrating a
e marriage. The occasion was the
Ir uniting in marriage of Mr. Koester's
n niece. Miss Marion M. Pfluger and
I. Mr. Wm. E. Kugler, both of New
t- Orleans.
r- The Rev. Philip Deschner was
At the officiating minister. The bridal
u party were preceded to the parlors
y by Mr. Koester, and were wedded in
e the bonds of matrimony according
r- to the beautiful ritual.
The home adorned with flowers,
d and graced with smiles and happl
n- ness, was indeed a fitting place for
e so happy an occasion.
e The bride and groom will make
I their home with Mr. Koester and _I
a will be at hope to all their friends.
s The Herald wishes the newly wed
ded couple much joy, happiness and
e prosperity.
r Ex-Mayor Martin Behrman has
u been confined to his home with a
'sprained ankle, sustained in enter
Ing his automobile, that gave him
such intense pain, that an X-ray
examination was necessary to deter
mine the absence of fracture.
e An overheated toy cannon Sunday
d exploded while Ambrose Hynes, 80
t Belleville street, was ramming a
is shot down the barrels and Hynes'
i- left Index finger was shot off at the
ffirst joint. Flying fragments of the
d cannon inflicted cuts on his face
h and also cut the face of .lerbert
West, who lives in Blmira avenue.

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