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money, rent or sell a house or get a
O Ugood job by not reading Herald want
ails regularily.
D seot to t e Upbildig o t hes m. Side of the River. "A very live sad creditable weekly newspaer.-MANUFCTUIRERS RECORD.
'uror T E UIMU V f;nA.&.. r u....a. lALýnd
Greatl Loss W
Promt Action
i, charge of levees in the
1 District devoted a
of their attnetion Mon
SDn ition of the embank
- Swat s Plantation, where
St batture occurred sun
. t'e 1W mgri
I T. Coiner, chief of the J.
District, visited the at
d ough in the morning nu
' Fyrek M. Kerr, chief of bri
d state engineers, in the ha
path expressed confidence Ha
Swould not result. It brl
' build a crib behind the at
steadily growing number At
estimated at 200. worked.
- and hauling lumber in
for the beginning of con
T men are being di- BP
S 'Talbey, superintendent re
ltt, plantation.
is o, river is seven feet
I Vl of the land behind the
gs Iplanned to build the crib
ft o nine feet. It will be
-sWstruction approximately a
Sg and forty feet deep at St
y fisat point from the levee. S
> sacks will be needed for El
1 estimates. These
o the series of solughs at w
ýds5 took place at 3 p. m. Pi
arsk Wattigney, who had w
I g that section of the yi
- a portion of the willow
Smt give way and sound- il
.- MiSchinery was quickly S
SaMIS for the exercise of pre- di
osamre and Major Kerr l
Before be arrived, at ft
t Crrat had taken two n
] ast the batture. A fourth
t place at 11:30 p .m. ya- cl
Sall the batture gave way
d approximately 300
a dapth one-third as great.
est with the batture
- galed a depth of fifty a
distance from the em- 1
ml eighty feet a little s
* mlie at the stream.
432 Elmira avenue,
ita soner and driver of t
C&h was struck ,by the
put tsia Sunday night,
Msealeone wasn killed,
t  Pmih pot,
-siinmees proee*ded
-e sand in Canal boule
late avense. As the turn
Is be made at the point
S. "Ded Man's Gap," the i
.Nadine made a wide turn,
kg it close to the tracks.
distance behind was the
~ traia Before the
ahe could straigthen out
ser dt the tracks the train
rear fender. The ma
, ws not badly dam
S3. Tempseon, port engineer
thad States Shipping Board.
surprised by some of
ef the United States
3srd oe the thirty-sixth
it his birth, at his home,
mies, last Thursday.
a fernished by the M3
Salnd and refreshments
be Davidaen Caterers.
Melwis attended: Misses
S ,Myrtle Roberts, Dore
-hel McKee, iUlly Rav
. Erchesabal, Mildred
Mernedesa Tompon, L. Bur
P. 3. McCord, Ward
agene Robtisono Carl
kh P. Scott, Roland San
- li-gau, Lotls H. Joly,
Master W. Davidson,
Jr., Mr. and Mrs. J.
Lt. ind Mrs. John Burgau,
P. Smith, Captain and
ML hus., Mrs. Aug Mayer,
- 4 Mrs. H. J. Tompson.
n 'Family Home Again
~rsikme over the auing of Gd Feri. ti
ai 1 height, Fra 1 A. Stiem Eta.. , oap f
mum itW tktq Auits, mhs W £ i the
~~4Si. Pitt., ahews thr~bn~ Gmnsor sd his
Weddings of Hew
Orleans Folks
The marriage of Miss Nettle Le
grize of Thibodeaux to Mr. Morris
J. Olivier was celebrated last week
at St. Ann's Church, in Ursuline ave
nue, Rev. Bauvais officiating. The
bride is well known in our town,
having been the guest of Mrs. V.
Hartman, 815 Eliza street. The
bridal party left the Hartman home
at 5 o'clock and proceeded to St.
Ann's Church, where the ceremony
was performed.
They left for Bay St. Louis to
spend their honeymoon, and on their
return will take up their residence
in the city.
A skeleton, believed to be that of
a white man, was washed ashore
Sunday afternoon at the head of
Eliza street.
The skeleton was examined by As
sistant Coroner J. E. Pollock and
was sent to the morgue. Coroner
Pollock said he believes the body
I was in the water for more than a
The body, which was found float
ing by Alex Facius, Joseph Ranch and
Stanley Reany was identified Mon
day as that of Moses Levy, son of the si
late Leopold Levy, who disappeared C
t from 'tis home, 5341 St. Charles ave
nue, March 4, 1920. a'
The identification, according to a T
clerk of the coroner's office, was ]
made through an autopsy by Dr. Si- fl
mon Geismar. Mr. Levy is said to tl
have been operated on several years n
ago and had a kidney removed. Dr. D
Geismar held an autopsy on the bad
ly decomposed body yesterday and is
said to have reported that a kidney
was missing on the same side of the
body as was the organ that had been
removed from Mr. Levy. o
The body was taken in charge by
the Tharp, Sontheimer and Tharp
Undertaking Company on orders of
the family.
Twelve of Fifteen in Algiers Obtain
SCertlfleate. .
Twelve out of the class of fifteen
,, women in the Algiers first aid class,
it just completing a course under the
Ie instruction of the New Orleans Red
a, Cross, took the examination for cer
s. tificates Monday and all passed. One,
he Mrs. R. J. Stenhouse, made 140 points.
le Others obtaining certificates were
ut Mrs. E. Bergeron, Mrs. H. C. Brown,
In Mrs. J. V. Cronan, Mrs. J. H. Calvin,
W Mrs. Armand Delcazel, Mrs. C. A.
Henricks. Mrs. C. Hantel, Mrs. W. R.
Lilly, Mrs. A. J. Short, Mrs. W. F.
Short, Mrs. R. J. Forest.
P. R. Youngblood, instructor in first
aid, announced that a new class will
be formed in Algiers at once to ac
oer commodate ten or twelve women who
rd, have applied for a course, and that
of any who wish to enroll may com
tes municate with the Red Cross head
dh quarters, Main 1104.
The river ferry boat Martin Behr
man and the steamship Sioux col
av- Ilded Sunday morning at 6:15 o'clock
off the Governor Nicholls street land
Slag. The Sioux was coming into the
Governor Nicholls street docks from
sea and the ferry boat was starting
on its trip across the Misssisppi
ly, river when the collision occarred on
Sthe starboard side. The Martin
I Behrman was damaged to the extent
Sof a broken stanchion and was bat
ad tered a Itttle on the starboard side.
pr, The Sioux was damaged on the star
board side near number three hatch.
The Undelivered Package
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Personal MentionR iO
And General News A
Mr. J. Owens returned home after
spending awhile in San Francisco,
Cal. Tw
The Friday Night Euchre Club met M
at the home of Mrs. P. Cognevich.
The successful players were Mrs.
Murtagh, Miss Lena Krogh, and Mrs
B. Gould. The Consolation fell to
the lot of Mrs. F. Faclus. The next j
meeting will be at the home of Mrs. nig
Doase. of
,Mrs. D. Murtagh entertained the Acs
Tuesday Evening Five Hundred Club. tee
The Catholic Daughters of America of
will give a Penny Party at the home a
of Mrs. Goffrey at 541 Belleville of
street, for the benefit of the new fer
School fund, on Saturday, May 27, an
from four to seven.
Mr. Harry Goffrey is here on a
visit to his family. T
Miss Maude Redmond of Monroe, he
La., spent the week-end at the home th
of Mr. and Mrs. Jno. B. Redmond.
Mrs. Ed McMahon, Mrs. Richard A|
McCluskey. Mr. and Mrs. Gee. Patt, ol
Dr. and Mrs. .Robt. Platt, and Missde
Orville McMahon, motored to Gram- de
ercy, where they spent the week-end
I with relatives.
Miss Victoria Lennox has returned' wi
home after a thr~e months stay in be
Houston, Tex., the guest of her sister, la
Mrs. Ed. R. Turner. of
Mr. and Mrs. Joe. A. Lennox, form
erly of Mobile, Ala., are receiving
congratulations on the arrival of a
little son, Thomas Newman, who was
born last week at Hotel Dieu.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Guepet spent a,
t the week-end in Jeanerette, the.guest g
I of Mrs. Emile Delaune. ul
Rev. C. C. Wier spent Sunday in c(
o Wiersate, Tex. m
Rev. Nicholas Rightor of Arkansas. fe
is expected here this week to spend a
few days. t
The next meeting of the Exclusive ti
Club will be held Saturday night at m
the home of Miss A. Fellers in Seguil D
P street. All members of the club are
urged to be present as it is a very p
important meeting. T
. Mrs. C. J. Worrel and baby will a
I leave Friday night for New York City. T
. Mrs. M. Waller has left for Bay St. tl
.e Louis, Miss., to spend the summer. tl
n Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Clark and chil- $"
dren of . Preston, Cuba, are visiting c,
Mrs. J. R. Richards of Bermuda street. e
Lieut and Mrs. Clem V. Rault, who ]
" have been blsting Mr. and Mrs. R. a
in Engler, left yesterday for Philadel- tl
t phia, Penn., where they will reside. tl
, Ed Laskey left yesterday for Col- ti
e. orado.
r- Miss Ines Veasy of New Iberia is p
h. spending some time in Algiers with f
her aunt, Mrs. C. Guillot. t
Jas. O. Stewart and J. Wolverton t
are attending the meeting of the c
grand lodge of the Knights of I
Pythias in Monroe, La.
Misses Mabel Tolley and Camille r
Mitchell are spending their vacation
at Chatawa, Miss. t
The Catholic Daughters of Amer-.
ica, Court Mary 391, will entertain t
at five hundred, euchre and lotto at I
the Alhambra Club, on Tuesday, May I
30. Nine handsome prises will be A
distributed besides an entrance prise.
This will be for the beneft of the
new parochial school. Doors will be
open at 7:32 p. m. Games start
promptly at 8 o'clock and dancing
will be from'10 p. m. Delicious re
treshments il11 be served.
(Contiuud an Pade 3.)
An Algiers landmark changed
hands Monday when the road house
and grocery including contents,
which the Cuaueta have conaducted
since 167 chaged hands. Dennts Co
quet, the last operator, decided to
remove to Calforala, where he will
reside with relatives. MYtlano Diasis
the new proprietor, paylag $87W5. The
beOina Is a frame struetre at 3W
Pattera street, Msar the Naval St
te rk ae ws mase Iby t R,
A. Timey hmq
Oakdale Improvement Li
Association Endorses
Algiers Ferry Com- pa
mittee Movement d
Two Local Algiers Civic Bodies MetW
Monday N ig h t-$300,000.00 Of
fered to City Still Stands le
Good. $1
Algiers had its inning Monday th
night regarding the final settlement W
of the ferry matter. At the Avenue
Academy, the Algiers Ferry Commit- R
tee composed of twenty-one citizens
of which nineteen were present, held
a special meeting for the purpose
of taking up and acting finally on the
ferry conditions as they now exist
and the contemplated improvement
being asked for.
At the same time ,the Oakdale Im
provement Association, an organiza
tion of seventy-two Algiers citizens, t
held their meeting, at which time 1E
they endorsed the movements of the tl
Algiers ferry committee and will as- a
sist in going before the council to talk c
for the improvements that are being ii
demanded by the Algiers people. s
During the next five or six days, q
it is expected that some developments
will take place that will let the Al
giers people know finally what may
be expected from the city officials
in our fight for future improvements a
of our ferry service. c
At the meeting of the Oakdale Im
provement Association, more than
sixty of its seventy-two members.
showed the determination of that
body to do something for Algiers. I
and their co-operation with the Al- a
it giers ferry committee will mean
united support and will show our
council that there is a united move- t
ment in Algiers for municipally owned
. ferries.
a The Algiers ferry committe of l
twenty-one has accepted an invita
'e tion from the Association of Com
It merce to confer with its Board of
5 Directors regarding our ferry service.
e Mr. Adolph Spitsfaden, Jr., Vice
y President and Cashier of the Algiers
Trust & Savings Bank and Mrs. Jo.
11 W. Lennox of the Interstate Bank &
Y- Trust Company, who together, through
L. their banking houses, have offered')
the city of New Orleans the loan of I
1. $300,000.00 for the purpose of pur- I
Ig chasing the ferries, were also pres- I
tL ent at the meeting, and stated that
to the banks they represent were ready
R. at short notice to make the loan to
el- the city. Mr. Lennox also stated
that there were no string attached
A- to these loans. It had been reported
that the Marine Bank & Trust Com
Is pany was the designated depository
th for the city of New Orleans, and
that there would be no objection from
n the Algiers Trust & Savings Bank
he or the Interstate Bank & Trust Comn
of pany of having these funds deposited
with the Marine Bank & Trust Com
le panay.
r The matter is now strictly up to
the Commission Council and the Al
ir- gers public must console itsself with
in the well established saying as ex
at pressed by Attorney McGuirk at a
sy recent meeting that !'Where there is
be a will, there as a way."
irt -
n Women should be allowed to
serve on the Jury, it uas decided
Wednesday when the team repre
- senting thehaffirmative in the Espla
nade Girls' High School Literary
Society debate won the decision.
L The whole school listened with at
tention and hissed and shouted alter
nately as the points' were brought
se out. Miss Blanche Vanderlinden and
its, Miss Ethel Dents, seniors, repr
a sented the afirmative, and Miss LI
. han Redon and Miss Margaret nl
to ey, intermediates, the negative.
8 Misses Lillian Koeng, Margaret
iso Fnley and Allcia Oravols took part
ht in the play, "The Gloss of Yeoth,"
Swhich followed the debate.
I. Miss Eleasor Illy gave a short
3. speIh tor the trsay soeetly. ·r
tmS the stnmmas to ise.
Levee Board To Pay a
$125.000 For Damage Ce
The Orleans Levee Board must th
pay to Will H. Ward the $125,000
damages which a jury in the Civil pIn
District Court awarded him as com- na
pensation for the land on which Mr. co
Ward's mill stands, and adjacent s1
land owned by him, which was taken mi
by the Levee Board and used for ha
levee purposes. Mr. Ward sued for pa
$153,005.31 damages. After a long.
drawn-out and bitterly fought trial,
the jury returned a verdict in Mr.
Ward's favor for $125,000. so
Effect "Most Pernicious" Attorney w
For River Body Insists. 114
"The award of $125,000 to William
Ward, Algiers sawmill owner, by the
state supreme court for property
taken by the Orleans levee board for
levee purposes, virtually eliminates
the levee board from participation in
any dock and levee raising project as
contemplated last week, meat an
Increase in taxation and can only re
sult in the 'most pernicious" conse
This statement was made Monday
by Arthur McGuirk, attorney for the
levee board, in announcing that he
would immediately seek a rehearing
and will ask that the entire supreme
court of nine judges sit upon the
case when it Is again opened.
If this ruling is to hold, Mr. Mc
Guirk said, there will be nothing to
t prevent a person owning river front
property from erecting a levee far
out in the river, thus reserving for
himself the land right up to the
water's edge with no leve protec
. tion to the citizens of New Orleans,
d as the levee board would not own the
shore property on which to build
i levees.
Questions Decision
. He referred to this in connection
f with the part of the supreme court
e. decision, rendered by Judge John St.
. Paul, holding that only the land from
. the water's edge to the levee "erected
. by the land owner" is public prop
, erty on which levees might be erected.
h "The effects of the decision," Mr.
d McGuirk said, "are so far reaching
)f that it virtually extinguishes both
r- levee and commercial servitudes; It
s- strikes down the levee board and can
at result only in the most pernicious
ly consequences.
to "If this decision is to stand I do
d not see how the people of New Or
td leans are to be protected In their
A lives and property without almost
a- confiscatory taxation. It confronts
17 the people of New Orleans and the
d entire state with a most serious sit
m atlo, because, if men may take
k possession and monopolize the river
n- bank it will take millions to pay for
ed improvements and land for levee
'- sites.
"The cost of actual construction of
to earthen embankment levees is not
tl' high. A comparatively great stretch
th may be erected for $20,000 to $25,000
!x yet if the decision of the high court
a is to stand a matter of 10,000 square
is feet will cost $125,000. That is, in
addition to the cost of the levees will
require $125,000 for land and im
provement to place it upon.
"As there are some 80-odd miles
along the New Orleans river front to
to be protected, it requires no mathe
ed matlcal genius to arrive at the faba
e lous amount, it will require for this
la. protection under the present inade
ry quate method, not to consider the
n. raising the docks and levee protec
at- trons to standard height as advocated
i. by the Mississippi River Commission
t and approved by the levee board last
ad week.
re "Withal, the decision of the court,
il- if it is to stand--and we propose to
'in- break it if possible, will be to para
lyse eforts of the levee board and
et the country district boards as well,
art and block to a serious extent any
," building of new wharves and other
strctares. It also strips the leve
alt board of the larger pt of Its a
rg thority in demandlng Imprevemeats
ae pridvate ,wrepet."
Flowers Placed on Casket by Ku
Klux Klan
Herbert E. Vinyard, 23 years old,
434 Opelousas avenue, who was em-;
ployed as a locomotive fireman by
the Southern P'acific Railroad Com
pany, died in the Illinois Central L
Railroad hospital at 5:30 Saturday ;
morning as the result of being run a
over by a passenger train on the ri
Illinois Central railroad at Euphro
sine and Claiborne streets Friday
Vinyard, it is said, was attempt
ing to board the train while it was I
in motion, when he missed his foot- t
ing, both his legs going beneath the
wheels, and was dragged for more
than a block.
He was hurried to the hospital,
where both legs were amputated.
Deceased was born in Poncha
toula, but had resided here for the
past five years. He is survived by
his wife, who was Miss Myrtle
The funeral .took place Sunday
afternoon at 3 o'clock from the rest
dence of his father-in-law, Captain
C. Clasen, 434 Opelousas avenue.
Interment was in McDonoghville
I Cemetery.
Five men wearing the hoods and
gowns of the Ku Klux Klan attended
t the wake.
0' The leader of the masked men
II placed a large red cross, made of
1- natural flowers, at the foot of the
r. coffin. The Klansmen knelt at the
it side of the coffin for two or three
n minutes and then filed out of the
ir home. The men arrived and de
ir parted in a limousine.
r. Patrolman Thomas Harvey was
suspended Friday and will be charged
with drunkenness and unbecoming
According to Captain Johnson,
* Patrolman Harvey attempted to drill
at the Sixth Precinct station Friday
my while he was under the tnluence of
liquor. He was ordered from the
ranks by Captain Johnson.
SEN "Just David" was published
v readers thought it the most adorable
story of a child ever written; then
appeared "Pollyanna" by the same authoress
and it took the country by storm; now she
has given us "Mary Marie," which is better
than either.
This wonderful child was Mary to her staid,
bookish, serious-minded father. To her viva
cious, laughter-loving mother she was Marie;
so they named her Mary Marie, and to keep
peace in the family she had to develop a dual
nature in keeping with the two names.
This Greatest of Eleamor Porter's MWany
S R .markahle Stories Starts
Besiniin In Herald This Week. 3
Peter E. Muntz Elected
State Delegate To
Supreme Conven
tion K. Of C.
The annual convention of the State
{ Council of the Knights of Columbus,
was held at Alexandria on May 21st
and 22nd and proved to be one of the
most enthusiastic and successful con"
ventions held in recent years.
Algiers was highly honored in the
election of Mr. Peter E. Mluntz, Grand
.night of the Algiers Council, in that
he received the largest vote cast by
the convention for delegates to their
Supreme Convention at Atlantic City,
N. J.
The local representatives for Al
giers were Grand Knight Peter E.
MJuntz, and Mr. John A. Barrett. al
ternate for the past Grand Knight. Mr.
3Geo. J. Forrest, while Gretna was re
presented by Grand Knight Fred
Cook. and past Grand Knight Hon.
John E. Fleury.
e During the past two weeks the De
gree Team of Santa Maria Council
d visited New Iberia and initiated 92
d candidates in the New Iberia Council.
The work of the Algiers Degree
n Team was highly complimented by
i all who witnessed the work, and the
e iNew Iberia Knights are awaiting for
e the third return engagement very
e shortly.
1e On last Sunday, they worked in
e. New Orleans introducing into the
Order over 80 men, and will work
in various Louisiana and Mississippi
towns before the season closes, about
as the first of July.
", A euchre, five hundred and lotto
1ll party will be given Friday night at
Yy the home of Mrs. P. E. Munts, 430
of Seguin street, for the benefit of the
ie new parochial school. Admission
will be twenty-five cents.

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