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MORGAN CITY, LA., MONDAY, FEBRUARY, 12, 1917.
EVERY MAN SHOULD INSURE IN
THE NEW YORK LIFE
It has an honorable record of seventy-two years.
?® c its policies protect nearly one million familie
Jr! It has $866,988,941 in Assets (Market Value).
Uabil'iti s amount to $728.226.426. It holds in reserve
dividends ami comingencies $138,762,415.
It has over 700 million dollars in Policy Reserve Fund
calculated by the New York state Insurance Department.
^Because: It will pay dividends in 1917 over 23 million dallors.
Because: It is purely mutual. It has no capital stock. All of its
«sets surplus and earnings belong to its policy-holders.
*geeause: It believes jn publicity. It files its Annual Report with
♦lie Department of ( ommerce and Labor of the United States; with
die Insurance Department of the State of New York, with each of
the State Insurar e Departments in the United States (except the
ij&ate of Texas, where on account of hostile laws it does not do
business) and with the Governments of most of the civilized coun
tries of the world.
ff ß«c» u * e: Ik* policies are free of restrictions as to travel, resi
dences and occupation, contain liberal guarantees, and the Corn
y >g record for the prompt settlement of claims is second to no
FRANK VAUGHAN, Agt.__ Morgan City, La.
Are You Doing It?
Deposit a few cents each week in that Christmas
Savings Account in this Bank
IF YOU ARE NOT
Start Now. A neat sum will be accumulated for
you by next Christmas. Hundreds of others belong
to the Club
WHY NOT YOU?
leneober, we Pay 31 Per Gent on all Savings Accounts
The Peoples State & Savings Bank
H my Railroad Avenue Open Saturdays Until 8 P. M.
The First National Bank
OK MORGAN CITY, LA.
THE HOME Or SAFETY AND SERVICE
Responsibility in Banking
The tinker renders mànÿ incidentîfran<ï
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
Counsel and advice cheerfully given, Let
us serve you.
Open An Account With Os
Herbert M. Gotten, President,
K. A. Pharr. Vice-President, K. R. Hood. Cashier.
M K. Norman. Vice-President, U. P. Ljnch. Asst. Cashier.
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PASSENGERS DESCRIBE SIN1KNG OF SHIP
tiennan Submarins Sends Dutch Steamer io BaHom While
Voyagers Look on Sea Tra^iiy. Three Shots !o Ac
complish the Work ui Destftelion
New York, Feb. 11.—Those who
arrived here today on the American
Line steamship Kroonland related
how a U-boat destroyed a steamship
before their eyes and how two ves
sels, believed to have been German
raiders, cireuled about the Ameri
can steamship during a part of her
The vessel, which was destroyed
in the sight of the Kroonland was
a small Dutch vessel steamship, the
destruction being accomplished by
a German submarine's shell fire, off
the coast of Ireland, on February 3,
two days after the Imperial German
government announced the resump
tion of unrestricted sea warfare.
The Kroonland was the f rst
American passenger steamship to
brave the submarine blockade,
steaming from Liverpool on Febru
ary 1, unarmed.
The steamship New York, of the
American Line, which also left
Liverpool during the first three
days of the month, reported by
wireless that she would arrive at her
pier tomorrow morning.
The Kroonland's passengers were
napping or amusing themselves on
deck in the afternoon, one week ago
Saturday, when off the starboard
quarter a U-boat rose suddenly
from the waves four miles away.
The submarine commander fired
three shells at a Dutch steamship
ARE NOT TROUBLED
OVER SUBSEA WAR
Claim That The Blockade
Will Not Hurt Before
London, Feb. 11.—While Ger
many's submarines continue to peck
away at British and neutral ship
ping on the high seas, officialdom of
Great Britain regained confident
Cabinet officers announced that
the German submarine blockade, if
successful, cannot' be seriously be
felt in the British Isles for two
months because the nation has a
surplus of food for that period stor
ed up. '
And every man in British official
dom is confident that before two
months have passed, the Kaiser will
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THE ARCADE THEATRE
Home of the Best in Photo-Plays. On Busy Railroad Avenue
The Only Classic Picture Ever Shown In Morgan City
A Stupendous - Art Production
Presenting Famous Model for
America's Celebrated Paintings
The Twin Sister of "Virtue"
from the allegorical poem of
that name. A Masterpiece.
With Miss Audrey Munson, the Most Beautiful Model in all the World
* « « *ii « __a _a. o _ in on
So as to enable the patrons of the Arcade to see this work of art the show will start at 3 p. m.
10 and 20 cents
The Most Talked Off Picture on the Screen To/Day
rp 1 XT- 1 . Triangle Night, Manhattan Madness 5 Reels, Keystone Remedy, "Haystack and
Tuesday INl<?nt. Stceoles." Two Reels. Pnees, 5 and 10 cents._
. ..; iü»CàÿKcmiP->- > «*- -*- ä
vvhjjik had the ; .tional colors of the
Nemerbmds painted on her sides.
Sllowing the third shell there
was? an explosion on board the
0 nt ?h steamship and she keeled
ovoi - and sank within five minutes.
The. U-boat then took in tow the
sunken vessel's only life boat, In
which were the sailors.
Among the passengers who told
about sinking of the Dutch vessel
were Mrs. W. W. Boyd, a daughter
of W. S. St. George, general passen
ger agent of the Missouri Kansas
and' Texas railroad. W. A. Marshall,
of London and E. Hope Norton of
London. There were seventy-six
first cabin, eighty-six second and
thirty-nine steerage passengers.
yVhen the New York arrives to
morrow morning the American line
berths will be still more crowded.
The Espagne, of the French line,
which was due to leave here this af
ternoon for Bordeaux will not leave
until Monday afternoon. Delay in
coaling was given for the postpone
lliss Zell Knight who has been
the-guest of Miss Lucy Foote for
the past week left for her home in
New Orleans today.
Mr. Irwin Foote, of Lafayette
spent a few days with his parents
week He will leave shortly for
a VS*it to Silver, New Mexico.
IS NOW AWAITED
Nu Act Tel Committed Which
Washington, Feb. 11.—Watch
fully waiting for Germany's next
move in her submarine campaign
against the shipping of the world,
President Wilson and his advisers
settled down tonight to scan the dis
patches from Europe. News from
the war zone and news of safe de
parture of American Ambassador
Gerard on his homeward journey
were the prime considerations and
both came but slowly.
There was no official confirma
tion of Germany's reported sensa
tional peace move today and in
fluential officials said that they ex
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Has larger deposits, surplus and resources
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the Parish of St, Mary,
It is your duty to protect your valuable papers; we ask
you to call at this Bank and we will be pleased to show
you our safety deposit boxes. ,
The d^od to your property, or a life insurance policy,
jewelry not in use and tax receipts are worthy of a *<afe
deposit box; these boxes are in a Steel vault and can only
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