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RATHER FORECAST—Tonight and Thursday, partly cloudy, cold
jjght moderate westerly to northerly wind. THE fUnrnan fflito Srtiirm MORGAN CITY, LA., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1916. Xo 121 PTTTTTT VtTTTVTTTT TTTTTTTTTTtTTI W E thank our patrons (or their liberal orders (or Christmas and assure them o( our ap preciation. We wish to extend to them cordial season's greetings. ++ +4* ft ++ « H «H» § tt +.> •M Dyer-Lehmann Co., Ltd. THE FAIR AND SQUARE STORE *+ ♦* ++ tt 4*4» ++ ÎÎ 4*+ ++ ++ ++ ** ++ ++ •H* ++ ++ ++ +*> *4» ++ ++ ++ +4* tt ++ tt ** f# 4*4* 4* -4*4* 4* 4» 4 •M">+++++4+4+++ -AAAA AAAAAAAAAAAA« The First National Bank OF MORGAN CITY, LA. THE HOME OF SAFETY AND SERVICE Responsibility in Banking The banker renders many incidental and special services to his customers, but all these must rest upon the solid foundation of financial responsibility. The First National Bank has capital and surplus of §100,000; resources over §500,000. Its affairs are conservatively managed, Deposits of customers are safe-guarded. • Council and advice cheerfully given. Let us serve you. Open An Account With Us Herbert M. gotten, President. ®\ E. A. Pharr. Vice-President, K. R. Hood, Cashier. M. E. Norman, Vice-President, O. P. Lj neh. Asst. Cashier. °\ TAAAAAAAAÄA AAAAAAAAAAAAA OLIVER BOURGEOIS | PAINTER AND DECORATOR Work Guaranteed. Phone 128. Morgan City, La. jgj HDI OUS DREWS, Pr «aident E. W, DREIHHOLZ, Vice-Prwsdi The Bank ol Morgan Qty V1RST ON THE ROLL OF HONOR Has larger deposits, surplus and resources in proportion to capital than any Bank in the Parish of St, Mary. _ 1* j* yo V. r duty to protect your valuable papers; we asu 2™ *° ** this Blank and we will be pleased to show JOjour saletydeposit boxes. ,__j e deed to your property, or a life insurance policy, Cnlitf n . U8e an d tax receipts are worthy of a safe ^posn box; these boxes are in a steel vault and can only i>p«ied with the key that we give you. We rent you P*® boxes for $3.00 per year. (•mal KS.9M.N >.D. Surplus* 152,000.00 Resources $368,000.00 WINCH»- STER, Cashier A. B. O'BRIEN, Asst. Cashier >rgan City Livery Co* PARISHJaGENTS fori Chevrolet Cars for same. Democstration gladly given. Phooe;i35-112 in J ++ +4* ft ++ « H «H» § tt +.> ! •M TORPEDO BOATSWILLjGen. VISIT M TOWN Although no officia! information is available as to the purpose of the visit of the four torpedo destroyers coming to Morgan City in February, the fact that the boats will leave shortly for a trip up the Mississippi river as f»- as Vicksburg, Mississippi for the purpose of boosting the re cruiting service, indicates that the boats will come here after Mardi Gras for the same purpose. On the trip up the river the boat will make stops of from two to six days at the important towns. Lieutenant Francis Commorfor, commander of the Lam ison said in New Orleans Tuesday fro the up state trip February 8th. NINE NEGROES ARE IN JAIL AT MONROE FOR REEVES MUR DER. The authorities at Monroe are making every effort to bring the guilty parties to justice for the as sisination of John Nelson Reeves who was murdered Monday. Nine negroes are being held in the Webster parish jail. They all protest their innocence, but three of them were found to have blood stains on their hands and they have to give a satisfactory explanation. In addition to killing Reeves the assassins killed his wife and two sons and badly in jured a fifteen month old infant of the family. The knowledge that Reeves had money prompted the crime. ! I RAILROADS SEEK AN INCREASE Notice is being sent out by Shelby Taylor, chairman of ths Railroad Commission to the effect that a hearing will be held before the com mission on the application of the railroads to raise their rates. Mr. Taylor characterizes the proposed j i increases as revolutionary and wants the shippers of the state to takes the proper steps to protect their in terest. This is the result of the ac tivity of the Natchez Mississippi Chamber of Commerce in seeking to adjust rates which they claimed discriminated against Natchez in favor of New Orleans. CHRISTMAS POSTAL BUSINESS SHOWS INCREASE OF 35 PER CENT. From December 11th until Xmas day, the receipts of the local post office showed an increase of 35 per cent over the same period in 1915. On account of the Xmas saving clubs and bounses being paid between the above dates, the Xmas business at Uncle Sam's local institution was later this year than usual, however the rush of the last few days did not swamp the employes and the mail was handled with accuracy and dispatch. The office was open on both Sunday and Monday mornings for the accomodation of patrons. I AMUSEMENTS Blanche Sweet interpretation of the Lasky photoplay, "Public Opin ion" at the Evangeline was a treat to movie fans. Tonight the Pathe serial, "The Iron Claw" continues. For those who like a serial picture with plenty of action in every reel will have no fault to find with The Iron Claw. This is because Pearl White is in the piece, and wherever Pearl is there action is also. "Luke" the funny guy will enter tain with a single reel mirth pro ducer and there will be a two reeler in the form of a drama, making five reels in all for tonight's bill. The Eagles Wings, booked for some time in January is said to be a picture as powerful as "The Battle Cry of Peace." and is dry. and Gen. Carranza lets time limit ex pire without answering the United States. A two hundred dollar diamond ring is the second prize in the voting contest in ily ger Joffre a Marshal Teutons Continue ***** Announcement has been made that General Joffre has been eleva ted to the rank of marshal in France. Germany's invasion of Rumania continues to press forward and re port the capture of another Wall achian town. The Teutons also re port the sinking of two allies ships and the damaging of four other boats. The Central Powers in answer to President Wilson's note have urged an immediate peace parley and ces sation of hostilities. The British advance on Kut presses forward and England claims big vic NEW THEATRE Tonight the New Theatre will j have the second episode of "The J Scarlet Runner" the great Vitagraph j serial featuring Earle Williams who ; appeared with Anita Stewart in "The Goddess." Each episode of j this serial is in two reels and each | episode forms a complete story. The piece deals with the adventures of Williams in his motor car which is known as "The Scarlet Runner." "The Masked Ball" a two reel j comedy will be offered and the travel series "See America First" i ! which is a treat for travel lovers will I be on the program. BERWICK NOTES j Wm. Hanson whc is a ship ear i penter working in Orange, Texas is spending a few days with his family here. Mrs. Jas. Daigle visited relatives in Morgan City Tuesday afternoon. The young folks are planning to have a dance the latter part of the week. Dont forget that Berwick is ac tively represented in the Review Au tomobile contest. Support your home town and see that a Berwick con testant gets your votes. If you fail to get your copy of the Review, kick. FUR AND HIDE QUOTATIONS I Mink No. Mink No. Mink No. Coon No. Coon No. Coon No. 1.—Large ........$2.25 1—Medium ...... 1.75 1— Small ......... 1.25 1—Large ......... 2.25 1—Medium ....... 1.75 1—Small ......... 1.25 Opossus No—Large..........75 Opossum No 1—Medium.....50 Opossum No. 1—Small.......25 Muskrat No. 1—Large.......25 Muskrat No 1—Medium.......15 Muskrat No. 1—Small.......OS Otter No. 1—Large ........ 10.00 Otter No. 1—Medium....... 8.00 Otter No. 1—Small ......... 6.00 Deer hide at 25c per lb. Wild Cat 25c and 75c according to size. ARKANSAS TORNADO TAKES MANY LIVES. MUCH PROPER. TY LOST. Eleven person have been killed and many injured by a tornado in Arkansas, according to reports from Little Rock. The State convict farm is thought to be in storms path and reinforcements have been sent to that place. Mrs. D. W. Gouner and daughters Elma and Lewellynn of Algiers are visiting their father, Mr. E. A. Land dry. REWARD WILL BE PAID For the return of a new tan-col ored leather stirrup, sweat leather and stirrup leather, lost between the Costello home and Avoca Monday, night. Return to this office. tf. Heartburn is a symptom of indi gestion. Take a dose of HERBINE in such cases. The pain disappears instantly. The bowels operate speed ily and you feel fine, vigoron and cheerful. Price 50c. Sold by Bellan ger Drug Co. j J j ; j | j i -Bist' IF is It cri Et' "Knox Supreme" JUST IN TODAY BY EXPRESS A Nifty New Design in KNOX FIFTH AVENUE FELT HATS ïàZ KNOX w rwAA. Come in today, let us show A STYLISH HAT you a o i j " 1916 - 1917 " Have you started your new Christmas saving account yet ? Get in the game for next Christ mas and have some CHRISTMAS money to spend. You will not miss a few cents each week. Come in today and let us start you. There are six classes which you may join. Let us explain it to you if you were not among the Four Hundred and Fifty people who received a Christmas check this year. REMEMBER WE PAY 3 1-2 per cent on Christmas savings and Sav ing deposits. The Peoples State & Savings Bank ON BUSY RAILROAD AVE. NEXT TO POSTOFFICE THE RESCUE OF LIFE in case of fire is accounted no ble, but the rescue of property can only be partially attained after theonsvveep of the fiâmes There is a way of rescue how ever. A way that discounts the damages of fire, smoke, and water. Protect yourself by a fire insurance policy from a company that has a financial reserve sufficiently large to assure you of indemnity. FRANK VAUGHAN Office Belanger Building Telephone No. 27 J Ik NOTICE Take notice that I am applying to the City of Morgan City for permit to open a bar-room, for colored per sons, on the'east side of Second St., between Railroad Ave., and Union Streets in Morgan City, La., for the year 1917. 10t B. Mule. Ditch's B utcher Bov Savs .\lfaO GOES THERE? A LADY FAIR ? Buy your meats WITH GREATEST CARE ! etc .PROMPT DELIVERY Phones; Market 147. Res. Dr. M. F. Meyer Physician and Surgeon Office : Terrebonne's Pharmacy. Residence: Costello Hotel Berwick Office Broussard's Drug Store. Hoars: 1 to 2 p. a. j 153 i Octave J. Deiatme CITY MARKET Fresh Meats OF ALL KINDS You can send your children to my market and get full weight and best quality. My aim is to treat my customers the same as I would like to be treated. Phone No. 11. Morgan City PROMPT DELIVERY FOUND—Adrift on Bayou Schaeffer one barge, 12 x 35 ft. owner can b ave same by proving ownership and paying expense of ad vertising and cost of securing barge. Apply at Avoca office. Telephone No. 163 P. 2wks. WANTED—50 to 100 people to go to Biloxi, Miss., to shuck steam oysters.—Apply to this office.