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t Was One of the Most Brilliant in Louisiana Society
and Was Witnessed by a Large Number of Friends
and Relatives—Will Return Here When Husband
é Goes Overseas.
SALUSA'S daughter, Miss Eliza
beth C. Sullivan, only daughter
_ or w. H. Sullivan, was united
mtir \ tg e to Captain Edwin Hun
", frith on Saturday evening, Octo
26, at 8 o'clock, in the presence
[ t large number of friends and
Louisiana has never wit
g more beautiful wedding,
»pacious lawn at the Sullivan
t was transformed into fairyland
g a decoration scheme of flowers
rical illuminations. It was
wedding, performed under
I greet oak from which was draped
I American flag and garlands of
white and blue lights, under
l was arranged an arch of white
hem urns and ferns.
''Betty" was given in mar
by her father, Rev. A. Inman
officiating. The ring cere
wits used.
hg here twelve years ago as
tot of six years, when Boga
founded, she grew to wom
an d is known and loved by
I of Bogalusa. There was
civic or patriotic event in
Miss Sullivan did not take a
part, and all these made her
i's daughter." Since the
of her mdther heavier duties
! her, which she executed with
jwfcèsà. She was endowed with
s, loveliness, charm and was
among all ages and her genu
rity is as great among
Dring men and their families
social circles, -y.
ays did think Betty Sullivan
{ something worth having when
out of babyland and an
'That's the man I choose
daddy,' and got him too, as
; gotten everything else she set
on," said an intimate friend
Miss Inez Blanched flayed
a's Wedding March the brid
r appeared. Mrs. Emile Bien
the bridegroom's sister, of
ss, was the maid of honor.
I a chic gown of white Georg
embroidered in wool and
. and a lavender tulle hat trim
with ostrich plumdh She car
old-fashioned round bouquet
der orchids. The brides
Hrs. Frank Sullivan and
t Kendrick. They were robed
taffeta with trimmings of
Hat* of pink tulle trimmed
nk ostrich plumes were also
Aey carried old-fashioned bo
sk radiance roses.
■ith, a brother of the bride
, acted as best man. Miss
Cassidy, 5-year-old daugh
Bfr. and Mrs, J. H. Cassidy,
flower girl. She wore a
lingerie frock trimmed
I lace and carried a Marie An
bssket filled with pink rose
The ring-bearer was Master
Frith Bienvenue of New Or
,whc wore a military' suit.
ie, beaming with iovliness
was gowned in an ex
i baronet satin bridal robe, en
! with silver thread and crystal
a gracefully arranged
tfl added to the beaty of her
The veil of illusion was
place by orange blossoms,
a white satin prayerbook
fell a shower of lilies of
' and from which the service
The inclement weather
8 Rev. Townsley to omit re
1 *° * be ceremony. Fol
1 ceremony a flashlight pho
of the wedding party was
which the happy couple
geod wishes and congratula
of friends.
Edwin Frith of the Air
United States Army, is a
of New Orleans, but is now
Kelly Field, San Antonio,
is widely known in the
City, being the son of the
Poindexter Frith of
Parish and the grandson of
Dr. John Arthur Taylor of
Previous to the call of [
he was engaged as as
ntant and was a frequent !
visit to Bogalusa, where he made a
large number of friends. Captain
Frith expect to soon sail for overseas
It was planned to have the bridal
table on the lawn, but the inclement
weather caused these plans to be
changed at the last minute. Lunch
e6n was served the guests by at
tendants from the Grünewald of New
This new army bride occupies a
more prominent position in Bogalusa
than possibly any other lady in any
other city. Aside from her social
leadership, she is connected with all
the patriotic organizations of the city.
She had charge of the ladies' division
for the parish in the Fourth Liberty
Loan drive, a member of the Red
Cross executive committee, an active
worker in the Y. W. C. A. and presi
dent of the Mothers' Honor Commis
sion, the organization which is unique
in the welfare work of the country,
being the only organization of its
kind in existence and having over
eight hundred members. It is the or
ganization started by her mother and
Mrs. Frith has already proved that it
is going to be as successful in the fu
ture as in the past. The bride has
unusual talent, being a fire character
dancer, a splendid motorist and high
ly cultured young lady.
(japtain and Mrs. Frith left Sunday
afternoon for a honeymoon which will
carry them to New York and from
there they will go to San Antonio,
where they will remain until Captain
Frith leaves for France, when Mrs.
Frith will return here. ,*ßs :
Services On Sunday
Open Meetings Now
Dr. J. H. Slaughter, president of
the City Board of Health, notified the
Enterprise yesterday afternoon that
the ban had been lifted against ser
vicess in churches,effective next
Sunday, and that open air meetings
will be permitted , after today, Thurs
day. Reverend Townsley of the M. '
E. Church notified the Enterprise
that the regular Sunday services, both
Sunday school and sermons, will be
held at the usual hours next Sunday.
As to when the schools and
ture shows will open apd Indoor meet
ings be permitted, it has not been de
elded, but Dr. .Slaughter expected to
x have a ruling on these within the'
next few days, and if the ban is lifted
d». notice will be given the pnblie. j
Ne new £tee of ntain were
reported in Bogalusa Wednesday, and
with the ideal weather prevailing it j
He ex
a few!
is expected that few, if any, new
cases will develop as long as the good
weather continues.
F. L. Sanford of Zona, owner of
a sawmill there, has enlisted with a
regiment of lumbermen and was made
captain of a company. He will ar
rive home this week on a ten days'
furlough to look after business inter
ests and then report to camp,
pects to go oversea within
Mrs. Edwin Hunter Frith, formerly Miss Elizabeth
Calkins Sullivan, daughter of Mayor W. H. Sulli
van, as she appeared in her trousseau. She is onp
of the South's most lovely army brides and the
wedding, which was held Saturday evening, was
an event of state-wide interest.
ON NOV. 11
Chairman Sullivan Hopes to
Raise Amount by Date
Campaign Is Opened.
1 __ .
If District Chairman W. H. Sulli
' yan and hjg assistants have their way
on the bjg , War community drive the
amount j 8 going to be raised by the
time ot h, sr communities have started
to work y f Sullivan has been al
pic-lotted a big sum to raise in Wash
j ngton> g t# Tammany, St. Helena and
Tangipahoa parishes and already the
plans and details are being worked
out and subscriptions will be asked
'f,* Within a few days
j cfcairnlJn gnaim hïs J
^ ^ foIlowi
dTi ve to the oubl-c
j ' , ^ .
"I have been appointed chairman
of the Ninnth District War Work
Campaign. This district consists of
St Tammany, Tangipahoa, St. Helena
and Washington parishes. A cam- j
paign will bs organized in each parish }
under a parish chairman and an ex
ecutive committee. In every war ac-;
tivity un to the present time everyone
of the above mentioned parishes has
gone over the top. The campaign j
fcegins November 11 and continues
for one week. ' i
It is my ambition for cur district
~lCÏntinued onPagê" Fcür) -j
Dr. Connell and
Miss Whelan Marry
Dr. Max Connell, a popular den
tist who has been located here for
the several months, and Miss
^ enevieve wheian, daughter of Mr.
and M * s - i anie f wheian, and a teach
er m the Bogalusa schools, were mar
ried at the Church of Annunciation
last Thursday, Father Morris offi
mating, in the presence of only close
Ur- Connell and Miss Whelan came
here from Chippewa Falls, Wis., sev
er al months ago and their engage
b ent was known to intimate friends,
Both * re popular in the social circle
and have been kept busy receiving,
Tbe y have the congratulations of
their many friends,
♦ ,
D J f Pnnlîtrtnllt»
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the past few weeks, owing to the
fact that a new bridge was being
built, has been opened, according to
;H. E. Rester, who is the Ford dealer
at Poplarville as well as at Bogalusa.
Mr. Rester will be glad to supply in
formation to anyone intending to
make the trip, as there are some bad
Now Open to Traffic
The road between Pçplarville and
Bogalusa, w'hich has'been closed for
places in the road and he will tell i
yea how to avoid getting "stuck."
Indications are that the influenza
Situation in Bogalusa, as well as
throughout the state, has shown a
remarkable improvement during the
past few days. To date there has
been almost 2000 cases in Bogalusa,
practically all of whom are out. On
Sunday thirty-three new cases were
reported and on Monday there were
sixteen. Except in a few cases where
complications shave set in it is cer
tain that all of those who have been
confined to their rooms will be out in
a few days.
Bogalusa people who feared the
disease here was reaching an alarm
ing stage last week %ere unduly ex
cited, two of the victims were from
Leescreek, one from Kentwood, one
from Pineburr, Miss., another from
Pine, which reduced the number of
deaths of Bogalusa citizens to seven.
The following are those who have
died since last Wednesday:
Horace 0. Eastman, aged 38,
pneumonia, resident of Pleasant Hill.
Buried in BaGehee Cemetery.
Verda May Thomas, aged 17, of
Pine, daughter of Morris Thomas.
Are you ready to work six hours
or more every day and six days every
week until the end of the war? If
not, you had better take a good rest
this afternoon for tomorrow morning
every male citizen in Bogalusa, be
tween the ages of 17 and $5, will be
required to work and failure to do so
will result in making you liable to
a heavy fine and a jail sentence. The
police have been notified to arrest
every person who is not complying
with the law. Cards will be sup-jThe
plied by your employer and it will j
be necessary to have your card
punched eaeh day. yea-work.. >.At-4feej
I . *
Bogalusa citizens received a severe
shock last week when it was an
faounced that Dr. Claude Dean of the!
Bogalusa Hospital staff had died at
Camp Oglethorpe, Ga. Death
said to have resulted from complica
tions following an attack of.influ
Dr. Dean left Bogalusa about three
weeks ago for a few days' visit with
his mother, who resides in Alabama,
before entering the servree. He in
tended to- return to Bogalusa last
week for a day's visit, .but when the
influenza epidemic became so serious
at the camp he called off his visit
here to render assistance at the camp.
He had evidently been there but a
few days, as only one card is known
fro have been received from him here.
Dr. Lafferty received a card stating
that he was at the camp and thought
he was taking the influenza and
would write him a few days later.
No other word was received from
him and news of his death came here
from New Orleans, which was veri
fied by members of the local hospital
Dr. Dean was an exceedingly popu
lar citizen of Bogalusa and while his
work kept him at the hospital al
most constantly during his two years
here, he made hundreds of friends.
He was about 32 years of age,.'a man
of high character and with a promis
ing future, üe was a popular mem
Carl Knight, aged 13, who was
struck by a Standard Oil truck at the
corner of Austin street and Alabama
avenue last Wednesday afternoon,
died* of his injuries at the Bogalusa
Hospital Friday. So badly were both
of his limbs mashed that there was
little Hope entertained for his recov
ery when he was taker, to the hos
pital immediately following itie se
rident. It was useless to attempt !
i amputation of the limbs as infection
had starts*;
Buried at Hackley.
J. R. V. Pine, car repairer, aged
34, pneumonia, resident of Terrance.
Remains shipped to McComb, Miss.
Died October 24.
Mrs. J. R. V. Pine, aged 26, pneu
monia, wife of abovè, died October
26. Remains shipped to McComb,
Catherine Mizell, a gee 20, wife of
Leo Mizell, Leescreek, pneumonia..
Died October 24. Burial at Rio.
Jesse Holmes, aged about 20,
pneumonia. Died October 26. De
ceased married only a short time.
Marie Lewis, aged 14, of Kent
wood, La., daughter of J. C. Lewis,
typhoid fever. Died October 24.
Homer, 1-year-old son of A. W.
Yawn of Pineburr, Miss., pneumonia.
Died October 25.
Bennie C. Holmes, aged 20, Rich
ardsontown, pneumonia, a son of
Clarence Holmes. Died October 24.
Horace Sandifer, aged 42, of Lees
creek. Died October 25.
Mary Elizabeth Parker, aged 23,
pneumonia, daughter of L. D. Cox. ,
Resided beyond Adarastown,
end of the month you will be given
a new card and your old one taken
up. Those who employ other men
will also have a card and their card
will be punched by a city official. If
you work for yourself and do not
employ men, it will be necessary for
you to have a card and have it
punched daily. Punches can be se
cured at the office of the city clerk.
Persons employing labor, who have
not had cards sent to them, can se
cure same at the city clerk's office.
duty of securing these cards and
having them in operation tomorrow
morning, November 1, rests with the
employer/ -
her of the hospital staff and recog
nized as a most able physician. He
is survived b y his mother.
The following item from the Ever
! „ ___ w „ ,
, green, Ala., correspondent of the
s.Mobile Register of October 26 will
be of interests to »the hundreds of
friends of Dr. Claude Dean:
"The funeral of Dr. Claude Dean
was held from his mother's home in
Evergreen Thursday. Dr. Dean's
death occurred at Fort Oglethorpe,
Georgia, on last Sunday, after a brief
illness of influenza, followed by
pneumonia. Dr* Dean was a son of
the late James and Mrs. Dean of
Evergreen, was a graduate of Marion
Military Institute and a graduate of
the medical department of Tulane
University* After taking his degree
from Tulane and serving as interne
in one of the largest hospitals in New
Orleans, Dr. Dean located at Boga
lusa, La., where he had a large prac
tice, and remained there until a few
week»/ago, when he received a com
mission in the Medical Officers' Re
serve Corps of the United States
Army and was ordered to Fort Ogle
thorpe. Dr. Dean was one of the
most promising young physicians of
the South and was about thirty years
old. He is survived by his mother,
his brothers, Judge F. J. Dean, T.
Dean, Byron Dean, Charles Dean, all
of Evergreen, and Cullen Dean of
Monroeville; and sisters, Mrs. John
•Salter, Mrs. Kelly and Miss Beulah
Dean of Evergreen.
it was one of the most pathetic
accidents that ever occurred in the
city. The little fellow was employed
as a messenger boy by Streck's Phar
macy and assisted in the support of
his mother, the father is serving a
prison sentence for killing Alex Coop
er. Young Knight and a companion
•were playing in the street, shooting
fire crackers, and the driver of the
track - kept blowing his horn, but the
! youth» were too enthused dfer their
play to hear the alarm. There were
«several eye-witnesses to the acrid.

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