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HUM E L "lon.e N (wY, every week, .o (ion't forget
Devoted to the Upblldl of the West Side of the River. "A very live and creditable weekly newspaper."-MANUFAC'ITRERS' RECORD.
is Heard
By Dock Board
of the most important meet
*W r held by the Dock Board,
sg that created interest all
c-seity, was the hearing accord
,)gSa people and many other
dges in their protest against
Dplg of the head of Canal
. a nUnslghtly coffee ware-:
Addresses were made before
- by (Geo. H. T-rriberry.
Carrdl, and Walter Parker of
Sscisatlon of Commerce, John
_- pNs, tobt. E. O'Connor, Peter
& gIwtro, and C. V, Kraft. repre
s Algiers, Col. Allison Owen,
 , FMles, -Mr. Livaudas, Frank
gmssia the engineer of the Dock
Mad, sd E. E. Lafaye, represent
$ esffee Interests.
7g the discussions, Mr. Nor
trok oceesion to correct and
with Mr. Iafaye in many of
' ejaStSts in the interest of the
bi sMterests. Mr. Norman, Robt.'
Ad Mr. Lawton made
addresses before the board.
-5 treLy were warmly applauded by
gageral hundred who were there
SsInterest of civic betterment at
)Nt of Canal St. Mrs. P. J.
representing the Federa
~~Wena's Clubs, made a point
Mr. Lataye that brought tre
aglause. She said she
the time when Mr. La
8 aJember of the Commis
--gamul, had visions of and was
a beautiful Canal St.,
pg elally embellished along
fent with neutral grounds,
she stated that it was pain
Sbar to now see Mr. Leaye ad
at this very spot the erec
s easightly coffee warehause
a short time before he
o iahke this thoroughfare
at beauty.
S .te fact that the im
Sesaie to New Orleans
'-gpommous sums, the cof
. the Board had no
The 'e fact, however,
beard on this very
rSatr is again deferred
j 0et the hand-writing on the
the eoffee interests still
1" I thIO abe Board to the
shl may yet be built.
I tlr lrfrudnd
bd ma ma
S1erof ess Katiem
alt her hems ii Pacic
S leme wee prettily
s mbr esrre bueinS
L1 s Tof the everntg
d the "gift bla"
sams Lilly, who was
- to pi gree sad pink.
Uitie Bckt ad MIss Clare
the guests by play
Veal selections were
i . iip CaWombre.
'-lb66 was carried out
f reshmests. Mrs.
,iO. e prersded over the
l Da ,ty favors in the
tih h iak grips tied with
end eaostuaing "pony
psented to the guests.
Wilr be married
,J 2atd, 1921, to
| W of Dalles,
ftdre home will be
b6 ets present w ere:
sea Clare Ward, Sybil
ite, hy Douklnn,
Kate Dnn, lah
Gertrude Fltspetrick,
attile Forrest, Orace
Witaner, Nellie Her
Wagner, Camille
Yh. Demereet and Elma
V. W. Beck, R.
, Orace V. Caeey, U.
kkar, 0. Bordelet, V.
MAre, sad A. K.
flelakemper, who was
with the United
Department, has
and is new con
ow Orteans Rel
SM8 Matson Blanche
is well versed
loess on this side of
litewldage of rel
to thoroughly
*ip ofJaPan's Par~lament
tC *uw~m~,C lbs pSUUSS SEW bsbe E J U4
Ms ~ OI~',e
Hundreds Hear
Speakers Protest
Resolutions Adopted.
The committee of 21, which was
authorized at a citizens' meeting held
on Feb. 14th. made its first report
last Monday night, at a meeting held
at the Playgrounds. Notwithstand
that everyone realized that the com
mittee had won its fight with the
Ferry Company and had, through the
Intervention of the governor, won a
truce from the Dock Board, a very
respectable gathering extended a
very courteous hearing to the several
speakers who stressed the importance
of continued moral support for the
committee until at least the Dock
Board yielded to the city the 486
feet at the foot of Canal street.
Several of the speakers urged the
backing of the governor and the
Commission Council to the limit,
since it would be only through these
powerful agencies with their corps of
attorneys and enkineers that final
success in this ferry matter could be
hoped for.
It was explained that the long de
lay in straightening things out at the
foot of Morgan street, was due to the
fact that the Jerry comnpany's con
tract, as written under the old city l
Council, precluded the enfqrcement f
of "ny contractual violations through t
thedabsence of any punitive clause in
sai'' instrument. t
,udge Sam Levy presented the n
several speakers; Messrs. P. S. Law
ton, J. R. Norman, F, C, Henning,
and C. J. Donner, the committees
acting secretary, who read the fol- t
lowing resolutions, which were un- t
animously adopted.
Mr. Julius Bodenger was given a
vote of thanks for his resourceful
ness in providing for the meeting in
the few hours notice given him.
The following -resolution was adopt
In Re
WHEREAS: The Alglers Citiseas
set Pettrry se+rfe coema1te
having brought to the attention of,
the Honorable Governor, Jno. M.
Parker and the City Commission
Council, the attendant dangers to
life and property, if they, who are
the people's representatives, per
mitted the proposed extension of the
Poydre Street Shed, by the Dock
Board at -the foot of Canal Street,
WHEREAS: Taking cognisance
of the justice of the protest, and also
of the desecration of this memorable
spot so sacred to the history of
this city, the said Governor did in
tervene by letter to the Dock Board,
rid the said City Commission Coun
cil did also intervene; said inter
ventions proving effective in such a
manner as 'will best serve the inter
Sesats of Algiers and its people
STherefore Be it Resolved: That we
the iCtisens of Algiers, in mass meet
lug assembled do hereby extend our
sincere thanks and appreciation to
the Honorable Jno. M\ Parker, Gover
nor, and the New Orleans Commission
Council for their efforts in our be
half, and request that tie New Or
leans Oommission Council continue
their negotiations to the end that we
may acquire additional space for
Slanding a ferry from Opelousas Ave
nue, and have fof the accommoda
tlion af the many patrons, sulta·ble
ferry houses on both sides of the
river, all to be municipally owned
and operated
lThe Owl Social Club will give their
sflt greed dance at McLellanville on
. Saturday, June 18th. The fetare of
Sthis dance will ba an open-air pevil
elon dancee, where summer comforts
-'-'ay be enjoyed while dancing. Ad
fmission will be tZ€ med Sc for war
tax. Every eme kaews the boys and
Sgirls of the Owl Social Club and a
ood ti me is in tore fo:r al.
1i --.t.
The swimming tank at the looal
playgrounds was opened last wieek
for the benefit of the children of our
With Alex Norman, athletic direc- ti
tor and one of the holders of swim- r
ming records in the A. A. U., and i
with Miss Ersell Gouner, instructor
for the girls. Manager di Benedetto ti
has secured the services of a compe- b
tent staff for those wanting to learn b
to swim. c
- On Tuesday, Thursday and Satur- A
days the tank will be open to the a
girls, and on Mondays. Wednesdays s
and Fridays the boys will have pos- w
session from 3 p. m. to 7 p. m. b
There is also a morning class from
9 to 11 o'rock I
Mr. Norman is planning a big swim
ming meet to be held later in the
summer and opened to all playground ,
Miss Zilda Huckins, one of our f
most talented young ladies is a most
popular young lady, having been the 1
accompanist at several entertain- v
ments receptly. In addit4oa she has d
been called upon to render both vocal ,
and Instrumental selections at many ,
prominent social events, among b
which was Sunday afternoon when she o
played at .the Home Institute. She c
accompanied Mr. M. Tito, the violin-J
ist at the entertainment given by I
the P. O. Clerks at Shalimar Grotto, I
and she rendered vocal and instru- f
mental selections at musicale at the b
home of Mrs. Monroe in State street.
karly Sunday morning a jolly
crowd boarded Wolverton's truck and
proceeded on a trip to Bayou Lafitte,
forty-flve miles from tows. They
spent the dpy in fishing and crabbing. 1
Those who enjoyed the trip were the
Misses Carrie and Rita Hildebrand,
Mary Woolverton, Maxie Trotter,
Lillian and Ethel Hildebrand; Mes
srs. Adolph Woolverton, John and
Charles Hildebrand, Gut Woolver
ton, Albert Frenesce, Mrs. J. Wool
verton, Mr. and Mrs. C. E HJlder
Manager H. C. Broussard, of Al
glers Council, 1724, Knights of Col
umbus, Concert Band, announces the
first open air Concert to be played
this season on their lawn, corner
Alix and Olivier St., on Thursday,
June 16th, at 8 o'clock P. M.
The following program has been
selected by Band Mester John Laugh
Star Spangled Banner ... .IWheeler
March-National Emblem .. Bagley
Fox Trot-Wang Wang Blues..
.................... Mueller
Overture--Princess of India... King
Fox Trot-Feather Your Nest...
................. Johnson
Overture-American Patrol....
- . .. . . Meachem
March-Hamlin. Rifles ...... NHaII
Overture---perba ........ Balbey
Fox Trot-Margie ......... Conrad
Mareh--S4tar and Stripes Forever.
A large delegation of Algerines,
compasbd et O. D. A.'s and Regulars
visited Commissioner Black Monday
morning in the Interest of the can
didaey oa Wm. SIith for the new
p6sitlon which has ~en created to
be khanws as asuperintendent of gar
bage collection. Mr. Smith's claims
for this position were laid before
Commissioner Black, and the commit
tee ues tddthet Mr. Slth had equal
chaaces with any other applicants.
0*o ot tho recent graduates from
aOur setln is Mr. FranLk Lacourt
Ohro fop several years was inter
estod in the buteher buslheas with
his father. runk Leeourrt in Teche
street. Mr. leaak Lecourt has been
tteadlng setures at Loyola Univer
Ssir. e * was the gisadtas
vS5L rMtrr.
ln lgtas
Board Secretary Favors
Large Ferry House
In a statement given out regarding
the closing of Canal street at the
river. Mr. Rene Clere had the follow
ing to say: C
"I would now suggest that after s
the armistice is signed, a committee b
be appointed representing the dock a
board, the city council, the commer
cial Exchanges and the citizens of c
Algiers. to thresh out this subject in c
an amicable and intelligent manner. c
so that those who use the ferries, as
well as the commerciat interests, may
be properly accommodated.
"While a difference of opinion ex
ists on this pubject, I am, neverthe- 1
less, satisfied that all parties at in- a
terest who have no axe to grind, are I
sincere, and are trying to do some- a
thing beneficial and constructive. I
Therefore, we should not lose this
opportunity of obtaining a ferry
house that will net only be an orna
ment to the city, but will be adequate
r for many years to come.
"The dock board needs an office
building for the concentration of its
i various offices. Why dot have the
'dock beard construet ach a butidkag,
I which wouTd serve as a ferry, house
on the ground floor and for dock
board offices above? If there be any
objection to having the dock board
construct such a building the city
then should do so, bat, in any event,
I do not believe that it would be
good policy to have the lessees of the
ferry privileges construct such
"Plans could be worked out where
by such a building would not only be
serviceable and ornamental, but
space could be left on each side and
in front for lawns. I am also of the
opinion that a neutral ground should
be constructed in the center of Canal
street, and that the street cars should
be operated on such neutral ground,
and that a paved driveway should be
constructed on each side- of the nen
tral ground, and that the railroads
crossing Canal street should be made
to rearrange their tracks and to pave
and maintain the section occupied by
their tracks. A Schillinger walk
should also replace the present plank
walk on the upper side of Canal
"San Francisco has such a ferry
house as I propose, and it is owned
and operated by the Board of Port
e Commissioners. I see no reason why
all parties at interest cannot get to
r gether and obtain this most necessary
' facility."
City Has Priority Right.
. The city has priority of rights in
Canal street where it touches the
Ir river, and the Dock Board is without
y authority to construct a warehouse
across the street Acting City Attor
ir ney Michel Provoaty ruled Friday,
g after conferring with Arthur Mc
IGuirk, special counsel for the dock
n board, Mr. Provosty says he is con
vinced the city's right in the street
n are supreme, and he is sure he can
Il convine the dock board his position
y is correct.
The home of Mr. and Mrs. August
Lecouot was the scene of a jovial
a gathering Saturday evening, when
ni their son Elliot was tendered a sur
ýy prise in honor of the twenty-frst an
1- nlversary of his birthday. Elliott
w was the recipient of numerous gifts.
to Music was furnished by the K. of C.
r- band, of which he is a. member.
8 Dancing was the chief feature of the
* evening's enjoyment. Refreshments
t- were served in abundance. Everyone
ii present had a most delightful time,
Leaving they all wished Elliott many
more happy returns of the day.
rt -
S Virtually all large retail establish
Lh meats began observuace of summer
ae store hours June 18. the Retail Mer
m chants Bureau of the Aaociation oi
ar- Commece,. has announced.
s Prom June 1, to September 1i,
'. the storus'wlJU e) at * -. an.
-1b~s .. ; a mtrars
The last meeting of the Mothers'
Club for this session was held at the m:
school on Thursday afternoon. All of
business was dispensed with and the of
afternoon given over to a social. pl1
A miscellaneous shower by the w4
club was tendered Miss Esther Hale. en
of the faculty, whose wedding will be h
celebrated this month. cc
As Miss Hale entered the kinder
garten she was met by Cupid, repre
sented by little Bernice McNeely.
The wedding marcl was played by ki
Miss Juanita Heitmeler. Little Ur-c
sula Jeansonne as bride, and Alfred o"
Wattler as groom, greeted Miss Hale N
and led her to the immense clothes
basket filled with gifts.
The kindergarten, where the
shower took place, was very prettily h
decorated, the color scheme of orange
and white being carried out, large o
quantities of daisies being used.
Several of the mothers entertained
with music, and Miss Heitmeier sang.
Dainty refreshments were served.
.lUapasta Me the best wishe o otT
the club ead faculty for her future. T
School closed Friday at noon ind al
all are looking forward to a pleasant
vacation. Misses Heitmeler, Graham,
Berger, Schmiege and Ott will at
tend Tulane Summer School, while
Miss Thomas will teach history and q'
history methods at Loyola Summer at
The closing exercises of the Adolph o1
Meyer School took place last Friday cl
afternoon, at 2 o'clock, at the Folly ci
Theatre, which had been very pretti- (t
ly decorated for the occasion, with at
cut flowers.
At the appointed time, while the b
Eighth B. class sang. "The Marching
Song," the graduates marched out and N
took their places on the front row; c,
they were received with great aq
plause. Miss Vera Lusk, the winsome
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Lusk,
then stepped forward, and in a charm
ing manner gave the "Welcome Ad
dress." Mr. J. M. Gwinn, Supt. of L
Public Schools, who had honorbd the f
occasion, gave a rousing address. He C'
told of the many opportunities that
were now offered the pupils of the t
Public Schools and stressed the ur
gent needs of education today. He con
gratulated the pupils on their very
excellent records, then turning toward
the principal he congratulated her I
highly on her very efficient work and I
the wonderful holding power she pos- I
sessed, which is very clearly shown (
in the large classes which are graduat- a
ed from this school twice each school
year. He pledged his entire support
to the school at all times. As he pre
sented each graduate with his or her
certificate, he congratulated each one
t and wished them "success." Mrs. John
Lusk, President of the Co-operative
Club, presented each graduate with
a gold class pin. the gift of the club.
This being over, Little Miss Juanita
Shores and Master Joseph Lilly, pu
pils of the First Grade, stepped for
ward and presented Mr. Gwinn with a
handsome bouquet of Shasta daisies
and fern: Mr. Owinn was very mush
I touched indeed; he thanked our ba
hies and briefly addressed the audi
ence again
The presentation of the class plci
t ture "The Shepherd" was made by
, Miss C. Bleber; Miss Ora brown. on
behalf of the school accepted same;
both these pupils won much applause.
Master James Gillls acquitted him
self most creditably as Master of Cere
emoate Adlai Thelma Wllle rendered
the "Farewell" most beautifully.
rIhe programs, which were souve
aira to the graduates, were a work of
Art and reflect great credit on the
papils whose entire work they were.
Christlan Belber, Hortensla Beiber,
r Gertrade Bommer, Vera Luak, Ethel
r- Rice, Elisha Sullivan, Alice Serpas,
tf Thelm Wills Ruth Zeriague, John
Irechtsl, Roy Mingle, Grady Scott,
), Ades' Smith.
4 Tp apUowl g preaun was gives:
SL"Mia as Se." isghh Gorade;
SlmaYt , u+. -emw : htala L.
Weddings of New I
Orleans Folks,
M1rs. M.ra Klink and Mr. Aleritl
Sohltllllbricht were married Thursda\
eveinin at S o'clock at th- hlome i.
jludir Val. J. Stentz. The attendant>!
atere Mi-s llildreth Ilotard and Mr.
I.ih- bert Means. After the c retnh::
the party m stored to Spanish Fort.
\\here a w-dding sulpper was served
The coupl will reside at 42V Diana
DIN N-"t R I1Ii.IAN I1.
Ti". mnarrh:i~e of 1Mi . Myrtle Suth
erlandl, of A.lgier., and John Dul)ti.
of Ne'w 0 leans, was lnuietly .ie
bratd .Monday. June 6. the ,iev.
iatlher ()'l ourke officiating. 1Miss
Ethel Ilunn and Richard Manning
were the attendanlts. The .yo)nr t
couple arel' at home to their manll;y i
friends at 41315 Banks ,tr.-et.
The marriage of Mr. ('hi is. L.!t
Stnumpt, Jr.. to Miss Dollie Moore,
of IMc'iomb. was celebrated by Rev. t
C. ('. W1e ir at the home of the groom's I l
parents, corner Delaronde and Her- a
muda streets. r
Announc-ment was made of the i
marriage of Francis Doyle, formerly
of our town, to Miss Johanna Foley. t
of Covington, Ky. The wedding took
place on May 17th. Mr. Doyle is
well known in Algiers, having been
employed at the Southern Pacific
here for some time. The young
couple will reside in Covington.
The wedding of Miss Verna Haus
knecht to Mr. Wm. Hindelang was
celebrated yesterday morning at 6:30
o'clock at the church of the Holy
Name of Mary.
The bride looked charming In her
dress of white crepe meteor, with
hat to match. She was attended by
her sister, Miss Agatha Hausknecht,
who was prettily dressed in white
organdy with hat to match.
The groom was attended by Mr.
Alvin Hindelang.
The young .couple left for a trip
to Dtmave, Csl.. sa 4a .. S. L.oai
They will be at hosme to their friends
at 607 S11dell Ave., after Jaly 1st.
On Tuesday evening, June 14th, a
quiet but pretty wedding took place
at the Church of the Holy Name of
Mary, the contracting parties being
Miss Rhea Breaux, only daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Felix Breaux to Mr.
Joseph Broderick, Father McGrath
officiating. The bride, who was
charmingly attired, in white canton
crepe, with a pretty hat to match en
tered with her father and was met
at the chancel rail by the groom,
who awaited her coming with his
best man, Mr. Balme.
The bride's maid, Miss Edith
Navarre, looked charming in flesh
color crepe de chine.
The ring-bearer, itttle Gladys
Fitch, was dressed in pale pink Geor
Delightful music %vas rendered by
Leonard Chauvin, violinist, and Pro
fessor Herbert organist. After the
ceremony a reception was held at
the bride's home in Slidell Ave., for
the friends and family. Mr. and
Mrs. Broderick left at 8:30 p. m., for
Pascagoula, Miss., where they will
make their future home.
Eighth Grade; "How Girls Study,"
Ella Anderson; "Soldier's Chorus,"
Elghth Grade; '"Cheering Some One
On," Fred Collette; "Song of the Gyp
sy," Seventh Grade.
Class Play: "The District School at
Bluberry Corners," Eighth Grade.
Scene I.-Examination of Teachers.
Scene II.-First Day of School. Scenae
liI.-Closing Exercises of the Term.
The principal wishes to thank most
sincerely, Mr. Foto and his very able
assistants for the use of the theatre
and for many other favors.
Smallest Railroad and It. Chief
G rwor s bleed, New Yore, witb 1is land area o( 170 actes, boats ls
mailmit vaini b A wgeld. The Uls, smd wsddl"d for traaisptolm
mt, mum a Ap~ is *e Umm d UInutm o b. vmie hO ""I
du.m a Wa. hust. i!ip * O'., lsm, is lb mloDntbsm r
Letters From
The People
Algier-. L . i .l ne 1.,a , t 1.t
lIr. C( V. Krait. !i-' itor. the lerald,
Iear Sir:
I ha:ve ji st re,' ived · tur a ):P:elt'i s
tl 'rnling the al 'ien of the t:in.-ti
• itttnal ('l venitio: lreiatite t the
t.e unil City 'outrt in \Algiers. ' h'erein
la 1-hotwer pr'aise upon the :\ (aiv or
Iat New t):leaIns, and ot .Ird hatn full
I plsit ively belietrv in alwa.r giving
prt-. li l ret\r it is due, l no matter
,t ho th. reiipient mitiht be. but I eer
.ltinly I o lnot btliuel in m.gttit rn4g
int nitl-imrial thiu -.
't he fact i-, the J ' nl 'itlut:ial Canol
vet'l l Was withidt uthtoi rity t"t a otl
i<h the .coi l t irit ( tutrt. it. iise the
call for the c',on ention spe ifit ally
prntlr'itd that ln i "lectit prositions
1l1d )be abolihetie durin g the ehlectivt
trin. andi tiertfore, there was no ex
tra effort or xterlti reqtuired on the
part iof aunt one to hold that court be
ariuse tJuditg Inntphrey., Clerk JIno.
V. Clemient and Constable Geo. Brown
were all elected for the present term,
although Judge Hiumphrey did resign
to serve in his present court.
I aright add for oour information
that Col. Jno. P. Sullivan and col
leagues were a factor in putting the
amendment over, and the vote on same
recorded the first instance in the his
tory of the convention where the en
tire city delegation voted as a unit.
and the writer, without any gusto,
made the request upon Col. Sullivan
and others to do so without any
thought of being forced in this way
to say so, but in otder to keep the
record straight in the matter, I deem
it necessary to write you this letter,
and ask that you give the same full
Yours very truly,
604 Elmira Avenue
The many friends of Vernon Du
rand and Edgley Schroth are glad to
hear that they were successful in
their departure for a tour of the
They left Sunday night for Mon
tana, which is the entrance to Yel
lowstone National Park. The mala
occasion of the trip is to visit this
wonderful park on their return trip.
They will visit Salt Lake City Utah.,
SDeh r, Colorado. Ogden, ities taC
SPranelsco, Cal., Los Angeles. Cal.
Yuma Arizona, El Paso,. Texas, hal
veston and Houston, Texas.
They will be Joined later by Nell
The National Baseball team was
among the many friends to see thea
off at the Union Station. Up until
this time Schroth was a member of
this team and an important one at
that. The success of this team is
due mostly to Schroth. Richards. Du
rand and Schroth, are leaving as
delegates to the (Locals" C, on=en
tion which will be in Prisco, July
ith to 20th. TheDe three gentle
men want to bid farewell to thi
friends they failed to see.
0. Dorsey, the pioneer in the elean
lag, pressing and dyeing business in
Algiers, has made another signal ad
addition has been built at the rea.A
of the place where large manglain
havee been added and several other
up-to-date appliances for doing high
r class work. The recent additios of
a gasoline still makes ft possible to
r take tlhe odor out of the gasollne
which is so often present in newly
cleaned clothing. Dorsey has made
some wonderful strides in this lidase
try during the past few years.
A collection will be taken at all
t masses in all New Orleans Catholle
churches Sunday, June 19, for the
s. benefit of St. Margaret's DaughteV
e rest home for women at Bay IT
',Louis. It is known as the Hubert
t Blenk Memorial, in honor of the late
e archbishop of New Orleans. The
e home will open for the summer about
JJuly 1.

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