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jfgATHEB FORECAST—Tonight and Friday fair.
(ttttg Satlg Srtrtntt MORGAN CITY, LA.. THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 19i; No. 268 in la ve You Contributed Red Cross To The IM Cross Benefit At The Arcade Today And Night-Tomorrow Night Entertainment At The Elks Home Teday is Red Cross Day at The ben are engaged. Just watch the I I Teday is Red Cross Day at The Both Matinee and Night will be given for the benefit Hsry Chapter of tike Ameri ed Cross as the patriotic man Messrs. goumeillan and Chas. have donated the- entire re to the Chapter. The entertain is in charge of Mias Lens Stan sod Mrs. M. Blum. The Boy will help to swell the receipts day by selling refreshments the supervision of Mrs. Will The film chosen for this spes occssion is one of intense inter vital and timely showing the elution conditions in DARK RUSSIA, which, ipJkhf Ï .m attraction, star of this the role of at a certain on her violin, This is a to the An afternoon bear amount you he spent in of men who lives to protects Red Cross y op. are your mite for Iffiigp^RyV sake Ty re cub*, amount is small as the 'admission 10 cents and 5 cents; but that every drop of water tatt* imtoease Oceana» row night, Friday, June 22, wt 8:30 p. m. a Red Cross ha gûrenin ths Elks toe proceeds to be donated to J. M.1 le càrâfing '.charge o and an admission fee of 25c be charged. Refreshments as he Elks aye known to provide will disposed'by a bevy of young lad ï of whom Mrs. Albert Cotton is halrinan. Judging by past enter given at the Home, there I no doubht that it will be a huge sue toe Elks may lavs a bigger that will enable the Chapter realise quite a substantial thé noble wotic to Which its m«W toe or. to the •toy teles Cootnr Ym pm m GUS DREWS, President us at 1 How Yb«, Help Your try **'• Lu» ' I '-IBprtW W • vdstittir ié aLiWtj bobd, i^ hhlp qw coi&ld ln V#tifc*i*nfci *. pioaaed to I vest in a $50.00 au bee rip me wUL asaiat y<* in caae céq no* pay baud* «II I» 0Î VJI WM«*-** THE LIBERTY LOAN OF 1917 Wi*h opr youngmen wfiHnirahd taxions tootfar their the least we who «toy at lioipe can do is to leud oar i for their eupport. ' Yqu can Imf your country $&0or«nof$, thereby a patriotic —£ SNfT~ >u Vf ft 1 ? !.**! _ Bank CITY, LA. On Busy Ra&road Avenue lives money rendering R. W, DKBIBHOLZ, Viee-Presdt ns. i ben are engaged. Just watch the Elks and see if they don't do for the Red Cross something not thought of. BED CROSS BULLETIN FROM OTHER POINTS flushing, Long bland eras the first city to wire heir daily report to toe War Council. Apportioned five thousand dollars by the War Council the Long Island town wired this af ternoon before toe campaign $10,568 had already telegram was short, a report from New "Campaign got start this morning, this noon." Tele» ffect continued to oon. Doing Her Bit 'received from Den this morning: "Colon Company have contrit» ..fifty -thousand dollars. Dem veT apportionment was two hundred thousand; dollars. They felt this toe low and voluntarily raised it to f ivp hundred thousand dollars and Coi mittee confident will do $ring pjfoportien Ty to Vf*. ad* •Sx C (grams beginning. Situation most encourag throughout entirè division." y Two Womb Flier* Volunteer Ser fixed it one hundred thousand, re ported practically assured. Wichita, ices forty tions of one thousand dollars each as Ruth Law and Catherine Stinson two of toe most widely known women fliers in toe world have volunteered their services to toe Red Cross dur ing the present week. Ruth Law who first came into prominence when she jfiew frpm Chicago to New York has already commenced flying over a number of toe Southern cities where campaigns are being held. She is dis» sriCiN 006" fW Iron jtributing Red Cross appeals among I the southern inhabitants. I Katherine Stinson, a youthful and atractive Chicago girl of twenty-one years, came to Washington today to offer her service to the Red Cr^ss. She is gonig to Buffalo to secure a new machine and will commence to distribute pamphlets for the cam paign in the course of a few days. Miss Stinson has been flying for the past five years and is considered one of the most proficient women fliers on the globe. She recently returned from the Orient where she made flights for the Emperor of Japan and the President of China. She has also assisted in instructing the Cana dian army aviators. Miss Stinson also has two brothers and two sisters who are aviators. Other Campaign Notes Glen Ridge, New Jersey was among the first to send in a report, the New Jersey suburb, apportion ed eight thousand dollars, wired in to headquarters that twenty-five thousand had been raised . and a minimum of a thousand dollars a month had been, pledged for the rest of the year. Montclair, a suburb dose by Glen Ridge is getting out a daily Bed dross journal during the present week. a HOW WOMEN CAN FIGHT By Gelegt Burgess of toe. Vigilantes. Mem must wait to be drafted, but aay woman can. volunteer to this war. Every woman should. An Army of Women is enlisting recruits. Its is ths American Red Cross, The atates as f ' and to cere for toe wounded is its mission. Don't think, however, that means that you can pub on « becoming uni form, and, after a few lessens, go to Fmnce and nurse hgroes in hospi tals. Wou)d you. if you wore ill, want to. bo, cared for by an amateur? No, you would want a trained nurse who has graduated from a hospital that would guarantee her character and efficiency. Don't you want your boy, if he is wounded ,to have the very beet cate in. toe world? Both in England and in France many auxiliary hospitals were at first filled with amateur nurses. Men .were neglected, ill cared for. iThe bed sores alone were terrbile— all caused merely by the lack of ex perience of toe nurses. To avoid such horrors, toe Ameri can Red Cross has enlisted thousands of graduate nurses, women efficient, experience and conscientious and so scientifically trained that the surgeon's work is made effective. It has formed and prepared thirty base hospital staffs—with surgeons, nur ses, orderlies, dieticians, defies, and housekeepers and enough adequately to provide medi care for an frmy of t • million It is the work of the. women of the Inn# to help fcwp these hospitals Yop must do your share tont rs. may be cared for: Joiif Cross today. Apply at fite neuest Chapter or Brandt. They tell you what to do. G«t pine other women and form an Auxiliary |Sad -thy. Red, Cross will sent you on Instructor. There are two thing* the Red [Cross wanto, and ym»% r quftkl*— mquf? and. surgical dressings. Both are' vitally necessary tfl keep tRe ho*» 4M an army in tRe field, it to to* a least five per eeat during the first jpeurt of the psiigii, be in toe bbipjhl For vm *v>Jm ill « is a?snrs an exactly alike. They must sei the Headquarters ^ -r.» -4* fet thé nearest Chapter tell yon 4m* » „ Already H$mre is enough work far every wo man in toe United SRha in tiie New RtoMLt* nMMkh videndé wen V 1 f Week of June 23-30j Designated by President For Enrollment of Volunteers To Fill Regniar Arm; Washington, June 20.—President Wilson issued a proclamation today designating the week of June 23-30 as recruiting week for the regular army and called upon unmarried men without dependents to enroll for war service in order that the ranks of the regulars might be filled promptly. This was the President's first call for volunteers in connection with toe war. The proclamation follow: "Proclamation by toe President: "I hereby designate toe period of June 23 to June 30, next, as re J cruiting week for toe regular army and call upon unmarried men be tween* the agss of 18 and 40 years, who have no dependents and who are not engaged in pursuits vitally nec essary to toe prosecution of too war, to present themselves for en listment during the week herein de signated to toe number of 70,000. "WOODROW WILSON." WHAT IS NEW ELECTRICAL An authentic electric lighting opt f t which requires no attention other ' than filling with gasoline and oiling, 8tarts itself when electric lights Is wanted, and stops automatically when toe lights are turned off. A new typé of portable lamp is equipped with a turn-down lamp re gulated by a small rheostat in the base. Four degrees of light, from dim to full candle-power may be ob tained from any Mazda lamp by turning a lever. % "Electric Miagara's" are used in the vineyards of France to prèvent destructive hail storms. In principle, they arè simply numbers of light ning rods which dissipate the charges of atmosphere electricity said to form the hail storms. Four hundred automobile engines are tested by electricity each day in one of our largest automobile fac tories. The electricity so generated is put to work about the factory and the current generated by each en gine measured with G-E meter. A tiny Mazda lamp has been per fected which is so economical that it will remain lighted steadily for a peroid of twelve hours with the elec tricity supplied a single cell of an ordinal y door oell battery. One of tl.ese lamps used in triangulation surver ye v£ the Ü. >. Coast and Geo detic Survey may be seen for a dis tance of $0 mile«. MEN WHO REGISTERED JOIN MARINES MAY Waphington, June 21.—Men who registered on June, 5 under to* selec tive draft law Mrt »* Mverty to en ,11ft in toe f U.,SL M*npa* «t any time pijor te their aelectian tor military pervjee, white- «te o* ragistra tian age who faibd to register will qot ha acqteto^. tor enlistmsnt with toe "Soldiers of the Spa", it wns an nounced at Marina Corps Head quarters today. Recruiting, officials aay, that this tagst to fight* organization will reach V itp authorized rtreqgth of 30,000 msn liefere, the close, of the. present month, after which a waiting list tor enlistment wilt be. maintained. 6 RAISES 71 1 -14 BUSHELS ON !*_ ACRES )■' 1 Dr. F. R. Mprtin of this city, who owns a torn several miles ont from town, stated a day or tore ago that Jn 1 1-4 acres of ' ground which ionsly had been covered by rice straw burnt off, that he had gather ed 71 bushels of potatoes. The potatoes were planted in the way that is known as till "Lazybed method." The potatoes were of ths White Star'variety. f Dr. Martin also, said that the en tire cost tot raising ths crop was $36.—Lafa yette. Advertiser . . Dent forget telT*nte at J|^#4 ** *•£ ^ toe prices K « H « 4 * this paper. ' Enactment of Foodj Legislation Possible; This Month Both Houses Will Pass Measure Desired b; Presi dent To Curb Speculation And Hoarding of Food Washington, June 20.—Adminis- 1 tration leaders hi Congress said to night public sentiment was begin ning to make itself felt among op ponent? of the food control bill and predicted enactment of the measure within two or three weeks. Debate continued today in both with toe House again sit-. ting until late at night to dose gen eral debate, with a view to proceed ing under the five-miaute speech % rule tomorrow, and taking a final vote by Saturday. In the Senate there ^oja serious discussion with, jlaregr attendance. The amending stage pnAptehr will be reached there next week Am«' toe measure, as it passes t toa E|ouse, is suhstitated for the Senafe draft Ultimate enact ment of Rto legislation in acme form is conceded «Ven by itn opponents, and Senator Chamberlain said to night it was possible it would be finally enacted by July 1, as desired by toe President. Few shared his op timism, however, the general opinion being for two more weeks at least of Senate debate. The Dixie Produce Company will be ready for business In this terri tory next week- They wiJJ bj»y. and sell poultry, eggs, butter, vegetables, etc. How would you like to have a nice dressed chicken for your dinner on Sunday, July 1st Guaran teed young and fine grain fed poul try. Young hens, dry picked,, 30c pear pound. Young hens, picked and, drawn, 36c pound. Hens from 4 to 6 pounds. Delivered any house in Morgan City or Berwick. Delivery Friday and Saturday, June 29th and 30th. F. HUTCHINGS, Phone 216 or address P. O. Box 26, Morgan City. Daily Review 40 centr. per month i * tmc art op MAKING Bofit tNDS Meer 15 TAU6HT OHLVIN THf SCHOOL OF egraRicNce A. J. GLASER, TAILOR Be you a pupil or a graduate of the School of Experience yon can learn â lesson in the gentle art of msking both ends meet by paying a visit to this shop of style and ser vice. j The experience of years has taught us the road to a customer's teieadship. It is the highway *f honest vaines and proper prices» TAILOR GIVE US A TRIAL How Does It Benefit Me? ? H Business men bdieve in die Federal Reserve System, but many of them know little about it or how it operatas».............. To teil our community how the system benefits tteam and how dfey edn contribute directly toils sup port, we haye Brepamd a short pamphlet If you haven 1t seen it we shall be glad either to mail it*to you or give it to you if you will call. He FM Nation! Beikel M*pa Capitol and Surplus, 1100,000. 8end for Booklet, "How Does I\ Çenefit Ma?' v ; 't# t v Important Points Recaptured By Are Ike British 1 Italians in Their New Ofen" sive on the Asiago Plateau Wins New Positions On the British fighting fronts in France British forces have recaptur ed important positions from the Ger mans east of Arras, while the Ger mans in Champagne region have gained a foothold in French first line trenches. The British gain was .made east of Monchy-le-Preux where Monday the Germans under cover of a violent bombardment drove back the Bri tiah and occupied their .trenches. Be tween the Ailette river and Moulin d|e Laffaux toe Germans, in a strong attack in which huge effectives were used, captured a section of a trench held by the French. The attack was delivered over a front of ebont two thirds of a mile and followed a vio lent bombardment of the French line. Near Lens the Canadians in an ap sault on a position held by. the. Ger mans which was barring toe way to tlw city, routed out the defenders and captured the trenches and in corporated them into top British lipiea. The Germans in serious at tacks endeavored to regain the lost tercsin, but were beaten off. In the Aujtro-ttaliap theater, thé Italians on thé Asiao plateau, south east of Trentino, are again develop ing the offensive which last week gave them considerable territory» but which was stopped by weather conditions. .The Rome war office re ^e taking of formidable post (tionB on p uteau and the capture 0 f more than a thousand officers and men, besides inflicting heavy casual ties on the Austrians, who strenu ously resisted' the advance. The expected general engagement along the Macedonian front has not yet developed, but on various sec tors, notably in toe Cerna bend and north of Monastir toe artillery acti i vity again has increased.