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August Soumeiilan
Charles Delas
Arcade Theatre
Home of the Best in Photoplays. Railroad Avenue
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The Arcade Theatre
will closed this week
to observe the
Holy Week
Reopening Next
Saturday, Night.
April 7th
Stow starts |Daily]at4 p, m.
Sundays at 3 p. m.
REGISTRATION NOTICE.
Franklin, La. March 22, 1917.
Pursuant to request of members
of the School Board, 6th ward, St.
"ary Parish, La., concurred in by
e Mayor of Morgan City, La., pub
ic notice is given that I will be in
Morgan City, Wednesday, April 4th.
1917, from 9 A. M. to 6 P. M., with
the exception of the dinner hour,
12 M. to 1 P. M., for the purpose of
registering all citizens, of the 6th
ward of said parish, duly qualified
and desiring to do so.
WILBUR H. KRAMER,
Clerk, ex-officio Registrar of voters,
8t. Mary Parish, La.
IT PAYS YOU TO BUY AT THE
PECIALTY STORE.
Mrs. Marie Sutton of Berwick
leaves on No. 10 to attend the
Convention of the Woodmen Circle
it Memphis, Tenn.
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Heinz' Specials
Heins Sweet Mixed Pickels 20 cts lb.
Heins Sour Pickels 10 cts. dosen
Heins Cream of Tomato Soup 2 cans
for 2 Sets.
Heinz Cream of Green Pea Soup 20
cts. per can.
Heinz Chili Sauce 11 ozs. 25 cts.
< per bottle.
Heinz Apple Butter 7 ozs. 15c jar.
Heinz Worcestershire Sauce 10 ozs.
25 cts per bottle
Heinz Evaporated Horse Radish 20
vents per bottle.
Heinz India Relish, 18 ozs. 25c per
bottle.
Heinz Olive Oil, none better, 30c,
40c, and 60c per bottle.
Heinz Pork and Beans, 12 ozs. 10c
per can.
£{einz Prepared Mustard, 7ozs. 10c
ft* can.
Ground*While You^Wait
OUR MOTTO
YOURS TO PLEASE
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April 1, 1917 Statement of the
Ownership, Management, Circula
tion, etc.
Required by act of Congress of
August 24th, 1912, of the Morgan
City Daily Review published daily
except Sundays at Morgan City, La.
State of Louisiana, Parish of St.
Mary.
Before me, a Notary Public, in j
and for the State and county afore
said, personally appeared Chas. E. I
King, who, having been duly sworn j
according to law, déposés and says
that he is the owner of the Morgan \
City Daily Review and that the fol- j
lowing is, to the best of my know- j
ledge and belief, a true statement
of the ownership, management and
circulation of the aforesaid publica
tion. 1. That the name of the pub
lisher, managing editor and business
manager is Chas. E. King, Morgan
City, Louisiana and that the aver
age number of copies of each issue
of this publication sold or distribu
ted through mails or otherwise, to
paid subscribers during six months
preceeding the date above shown is
490.
(Signed) Chas. E. King, Publish
er. Sworn and subscribed before
me this 31st day of March,. 1917.
Chas. L. Wise,
(Seal) (My commission con
tinuous.)
A prudent mother is always on
the watch for symptoms of worms
in her children. Paleness, lack of
interest in play, and peevishness is
the signal for WHITE'S CREAM
VERMIFUGE. A few doses of this
excellent remedy puts the end to '•
the worms and the child soon acts
naturally. Price 25c per bottle. Sold 1
by Belanger Drug Co.
RAILROAD TIME TABLE j
WEST BOUND -
No. 9 .............2:28 a. mJ
No. 5..............9:29 a. m. !
No. 1 :............6:53 p. m.
No. 11 ..........10:38 p. m.;
No. 7 ...... 2:42 p. m. 1
EAST BOUND
No. 12 ............3:37 a. m.
No. 8 ............4:48 a. m. !
No. 2..............7:57 a. m. i
No. 6..............1:12 p. m. !
No. 10.............3:42 p. m. i
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The aeeat of the Mlles b bound
■■d holdes,
Its Incense rises la bordered
aisles I
There's the promise of spring la
the sanllght golden,
There's the Joy of spring la the
children's smiles!
And yesterday's toll and harried
elamor.
The city's throug and the elty'a
atrlfe,
Ita cluttered scene and Ita fevered
glamour
That make us the struggle we
dare call Mfe.
We leave It all at some fair, dim
portal,
(The Lilies gleam In the bor
dered aisles!)
And oh, the message and gift
Immortal!
(•'There's the Joy of spring In
the children's smiles!)
And we hour of that far-off Syrian
garden,
Where Mary's Master stilled
her fenr,
And the angel's words of hope
and pnrdoni
"For He la rlsem He la not
here."
Risen! Sweet Christ of the dis
tant ages!
Like Mary, we listen and know
the voieei
And more than the story of hal
lowed pages
The touch of Hin love nnd life
rejoice.
For In any sadness of some to
ll we hear His answer we lose
all ears,
And above forgotten tears and
sorrow—
The scent of the Miles shall
linger there!
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IRISH E ASTER LEGEND
That the Sun Dances on the Sea on
the Day Commemorative of the
Resurrection Is Simple
Truth.
A N IRISH legend runs to the ef
fect that on Easter day the sun
dances on the sea ; and the
legend is true. The writer knows it
is. He has seen this phenomenon
when as a child he climbed from the
little farmhouse which was his home,
a matter of a couple of miles to the
top of a rugged mountain overlooking
the Irish sea. This phenomenon can
he seen any Easter day when the skies
are bright. All necessary is to be
on some commanding height as the
sun pokes his head out of the sea to
the east.
The British isles give expression to
the thought that April showers bring
May flowers, and it is not every Easter
day that the sun rises in a clear sky.
That is the difference between the Brit
ish isles and California. Easter day
may come any one of the 20 days fol
lowing the 25th of March. No matter
how early it comes In southern Cali
fornia the sun generally comes up In
a clear sky. Environment has caused
all evolution, and is causing it still.
These desr skies account for the way
Californians celebrate Easter day.
They have at Riverside on Rnbldoux
mountain a great cross, where annually
at sunrise on Easter day thousands
are accustomed to gather to see the
sun rise on the mountain tops and
dance In the heavens. The hearts of
the thousands who assemble on that
mountain top under the blazing cross
dance with the son. The Hebrew
prophet said: "I hear the sound of
feet of the rain." Why not then see
the feet of the sun dance upon the
sea or mountain top? On Easter of last
year It is said that 20,000 people as
sembled on Rubidoux mountain, where
their hearts danced with joy at the
thought of the resurrection.
Those who invented the Rubidoux
mountain Easter festival set an ex
ample that is being followed by many
others. April showers are rare things
in southern California, and one may
plan for weeks ahead for a sunrise fes
tival on Easter day. It may be expect
ed that this -custom will grow and
prove another attraction to the land of
sunshine and flowers.
Eaater Cleaning in Rome.
In Rome and other large Italian
cities there is a great house-cleaning
at Easter, and hawkers appear in the
streets selling long-handled, roughly
made brooms from which to brush
spiders' webs from lofty ceiling cor
ners. This Easter cleaning is a sur
vival of the purification, part of U»
Jewish Passover. >
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CATHOLIC MISSIONS
rather O'Suüiven in Morgan
City and Father Adalbert in
Berwick Deliver Strong Dis
courses to Large Audiences
GAN CITY
The Rev. Father Adalbert of St.
Louis, Mo., opened the Mission in
Berwick Sunday morning after the
9 o'clock Mass with a sermon on
"The Two Standards."
Sunday night at 7 p. m. he spoke
to an audience too large for the
church, as fifty extra seats had to
be procured. His subject was "Life's
Purpose." The chief purpose, said
the Rev. speaker, of man's existence
here below, is the salvation of his
soul, for, in view of the fact that
there is a heaven to be gained and
a hell to be avoided, Life is not
worth living unless a man live to
save his soul. Or in the words:
"What will it profit a man if he
gains the whole world and lose his
own soul" and yet some there are
who propose to themselves earthly
and created things as the highest
and last end of their existence.
Some seek their last end in riches
and wide possessions, others hope to
find it in honors and high stations;
others again fancy their last end to
be found in pleasures and amuse
ments; yet Wealth and Honor and
Pleasures cry out with thunderous
voice throughout the ages: "It is
not with us." For, above the dim
and turmoil of frenzied finance,
fleeting honros, and midnight de
bauch, are heard the eternal ques
tions of the soul calling for some
thing better, something higher, call
ing for something Infinite.
Father Adalbert is not a stranger
to some who live in the town across
the Bay. But to hear him speak,
with is accustomed ease and power
in tiie neat Berwick church, was a
pleasure rare indeed which will long
be remembered by those who were
The attendance yesterday at the
different Mission exercises was
most gratifying. The Mission open
ed at the 9:30 Mass after the custo
mary blessing of the Palms, during
which Mr. Raouf Delas sang Gou
nod, "Les Rameaux." The Rev.
Jesuit Missionary preached the
opening sermon in which he explain
ed the meaning of the Mission and
of the Great Holy Week.
The night sendee had a large at
tendance. The sermon was on God's
Rights and Man's Duties. Father
Peter O'Sullivan is a forceful, dir
ect and fluent speaker. His charac
teristic note is sincerely, and a de
termination to convince without
disregarding the amenities of polite i
language and kind appeals to the j
soft side of our nature. His talk ;
was chiefly addressed to Catholics, 1
showing them what it meant to be
! a Catholic and what it costs, and
1 how the only way they can gain in
the estimation, of their non-catho
l lie friends is by translating their be
: lief into deeds. The impression he
j leaves is one of absolute friendli
ness softening the severity of catho
lic teaching, so familiar to Catholic
audiences by the gentle persuasion
of an earnestness which draws its
chief and only strength from the
study of the crucified Leader, His
Tabernacle and His Communion
rail. He strongly reminded the men
of their weak points in considering
themselves superior to women, be
cause of their self-assumed intel
lectuality, whilst they forget that
the reason why their mothers,
siaters, wifes and their daughters
practice religion more easily is not
through sentimality, but rather be
cause of their superior morality,
which makes them more capable of
appreciating the God of Purity who
dwells on the Catholic altars.
Father O'Sullivan is exceedingly
practical in all his illustrations, ex
plaining old duties in the new light
of this fast workday world.
After the sermon, Benediction of
the Blessed Sacrament was given
during which a beautiful Duet "O
Salutaris" was sung by Mesdames
Joseph Patterson and Ollie Hebert.
During the Mission the order of
services wil be as follows:
j 5:30 a. m. Mass and short instrue
| tion.
6:30 a. m. Mass, instruction and
j blessing of religious articles.
3:00 p. m. Children's Mission.
7:15 p. m. Beads, Sermon, Bene
I diction.
Tonight's sermon will be on
j "Practical and Nominal Catholics."
BERWICK
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fortunate to be present. For to have
heard the impassioned words of this
missionary in one sermon needs no
urging to hear what he has to sav
on the other vital questions with
which he is dealing.
Throughout the rest of the week
the Rev. Missionary will speak on
the following subjects.
Monday night—"Life's Failure."
Tuesday night—"The Great Ship
wreck."
Wednesday night—The burning
question of the day "Is there a
Hell?"
Thursday night—Marriages, Di
vorce and Company-Keeping.
Friday night—"The World's
Greatest Tragedy."
Saturday night—"The Last Part
ing."
Sunday night—"The Spirit of the
Age."
The children's mission will open
Wednesday aftemon at 3:15 p. m.,
and will continue Thursday and
Friday. All the Catholic children of
Berwick are expected to be present
as these instructions are especially
adapted to heir youthful minds.
Non-Catholic children will not be
excluded if they desire to come.
BASEBALL MEETING
TUESDAY NIGHT
Morgan City baseball fans .ir« ur
ged to attend the baseball meeii g
skeduled for Tuesday night at the
City Hall at 7.30 o'clock. An offr. 't
is to be nia '>* to organize a baseball
team here for the 1917 seas > i and
the idea has been so favorably met
with in street conversations that
good results are expected from the
meeting set for Tuesday night.
Vis itors to the game at Patterson
Sunday were treated to vivid de
monstration of what a small town
can accomplish in baseball. The
hundreds of visitors there from sur
rounding towns indicated that Pat
terson is getting valuable advertis
ing from her team and that she i:
attracting a great deal of favorabh
notice through her baseball public
ity. The accomplishments of Pat
terson, it is believed, can be dupli
cated on a larger scale by Morgai
City and the Tuesday night meetini
is the first positive step toward sup
plying such an organization for thi
city.
With a co-operative effort on th
part of the citizens of this city, i
is clear that Patterson's zeal can b
enlarged upon and in the near fv
ture the local baseball park will b
the scene of enthusiastic gathering.
With a good representative tea: -
here to meet such strong loco
Louisiana teams as Patterson no
possesses, the spirited but friend ;
rivalry which is certain to folio
will create an interest which will as
sure the success of the sport local <\
and benefit every town represent •
by such organization.
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CARD OF THANKS
We wish to publicly express c
sincere appreciation to the girls a
boys who so cheerfully arid willir •
ly assisted in making our Clean- 1
entertainment a success.
(Signed) Morgan City Ci
League.
Mrs. A. F. Storm, Pres,
'TO DO THEIR BIT''
Washington, April 2.—Anxi< u r
to fight, but fearing that his err
would prove a bar to his enlistm .it
for service, Thomas J. Walker, 40.
McPherson avenue, St. Louis, Un
written to Major General Geo.g.
Barnett, Commandant of the Unnei
States Marine Corps.
Walker wrote: "I am sixty-'—"
years old, healthy, active, tempei it
and reliable. I wish to offer my n:
vices in some capacity—shore,
er, deep sea, or otherwise."
The recent rush in recruiting ha
brought many old types of 1 otb
sexes to the Marine Corps reel jit
ing stations. Like Walker, nr my
have expressed a willingness to t': :
bit wherever duty calls, whetht- .
be "shore, river, deep sea, or ol ici*
wise."
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OAK IS A NORTHERN TRPf
Afncâ, Not in Scuth A.nerica or
Australasia.
T1h> oak family lias Ih-cii mentioned
ns a northern type of trees that has
sent extensions southward, as, with
several hundred si«-ies kme.vn. there
are none in Africa south of the Medi
terranean region, nor in southern
South American or Australasia. A te
ninrkahle variety of forms in Mexico
has been revealed by the recent stu
dies reported by Prof. William Tre
lease to the National Academy of Sci
ences. Instead of two principal di
visions of American oaks. Professor
Trelease finds three— Leucobalanus,
the white oaks, Erythrobalanus, the
ret! or black oaks, and Protnbnlanus, a
probably more ancient type with Inter
mediate characteristics ; and the total
of American species includes 170 of
white oaks, 179 of red, and only 4 of
Protobalanus. With a total of 248 spe
cies, Mexico has 121 of white oaks,
125 of red, and 2 of Protobalanus.
The 71 species in the United States
i include 43 of white oaks, 26 of red,
and 2 of Protobalanus, and Central
; America has 20 species of white and
! 35 of red oaks ; but South America has
only 4 species o£ red oaks; and a sin
gle species of white oaks is all that Is
known in the West Indies. About 150
! species of American oaks have been
1 traced in Cretaceous and Tertiary fos
sils. Professor Trelease thinks the
, American oaks now existing—diverse
ns they are—may have all descended
from a single late Tertiary type, und
; that they have developed without di
rect connection with European oaks.
FOOLISH IDEA ABOUT EGGS
Many Have Mistaken Notion That the
White Ones Are So Much Su
perior to the Brown.
Because an egg has a white shell, it
is no better than an egg with a brown
shell. The popular impression to th«
contrary is a childish notion costing
the housewife many a penny. Tt is a
good time to get this foolish idea out
of our heads.
The white egg may he more, attrac
tive to look upon titan its brown sis
ter or brother, but that is all. It is
not more nutritions. And just because
It is a fad the grocer gets a higher
price for it—from 10 to 15 cents a
dozen, ns a rule.
If eggs were used for decorative pur
poses, there might be some excuse for
the greater popularity of the white
ones. But on any other ground, no.
So. when your grocer offers you "white
leghorn" eggs at 70 cents a dozen, and
in the next basket are brown ones.
Just as fresh, take the latter. And
then, again, the chances are that the ;
"white leghorn" eggs were never laid
by white leghorn hens. There are not
enough white leghorn hens in th«
country, however Industrious they may
be, to produce half the eggs credited
to them.
The grocer may have his little joke*
perhaps. But when it comes to eggs,
you needn't let him have it at your
expenses. Remember that eggs are
just eggs.—New York Globe.
Ointment ad Diet for Rheumatism.
For acute articular rheumatism the
following treatment is recommended
by a writer in the Medical Adviser,
quoted by the Medical Record: An
ointment made of four drams each of
Ichthyol, methyl salicylate end oil of
turpentine, mixed with four ounces of
lanolin, is applied to the affected
joints and covered with cotton and
oiled silk. The patient is put to bed
in flannel nightclothes and between
blankets for absolute rest.
His diet must l>» liquid, preferably
milk, together with fruit juices and
plenty of water. Elimination through
bowels, skin and kidneys must be at
tended to carefully. At the beginning
of the treatment a dose of calomel and
bicarbonate of soda is given and fol
lowed after four hours by Rochelle
salts or a seidlltz powder. Rhubarb
and soda may be given to advantage
until the tongue Is clean. Throughout
convalescence the patient mnst abstain
from all animal foods and alcohol. ,«
Mountains That Mova.
The results of geodetic studies by
British scientists in the Himalayas
and the Tibetan mountains indicate an
apparent creeping of these gigantic
mountain ranges, the greatest on th«
globe, sidewise toward the south, with
a consequent crumpling up of the SI*
walik hills. For a long time it has
been known that there exist certain
anomalies in the density of the earth
ander and adjacent to the Himalayas,
but this suggestion of a creeping mo
tion is novel. The surveys that still
are In progress may eventually dis
close the real facts, but the opera
tions on the Tibetan side are rendered
difficult by the fact that Tibet is not
yet wholly accessible to the scientists.
Neglected Plunder.
The lady of many portable posses
sions was moving from town to the sea
shore for the summer. A cab hatl been
thought big enough to convey her and
the cabman sat there, passing from
one stage of disgust to another still
deeper, while his vehicle, inside and
out, was piled high with a miscellane-y
ous assortment of cherished belong
ings. At last the task of loading came
to an end.
"Is that all?'' Inquired the cabman
with polite incredulity.
"Yes," was the reply.
! The cabman looked surprised.
I "Seems a pity," he ejaculated, "to
; leave the doorstep.''

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