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Opened By Senator Sheppard Cmnaeatt^rtaenUp UfMr Trafic b Ort ie Of War July 30.—Debit« on prohibition constitution* nt begin todiy in the under in agifcemenfc for i sesday. Senator Sheppird, ____,opened the discussion aid tbit prohibition dite or now prevails in in iron -thirdirof the United but/$iet the liquor business I hold en,some of that'lt can never be tbe nation *? te ac frosa TO JEANERETTE SATURDAY AND SUN* 1 S , «wlnesday Senator Sheppard, a3S .opened the discussion "* sJfc now prevails in an area i?5»o-aird*of the United ÜKüIÉPp ««t. Navy League Comforts Com eemposod of 47 patriotic and minted women of Morgan 1 urt in their first shipment of Mfflers, and wristlets . "Louisiana" on the ! * Twenty-four littlo girls have »lunteer Fire at will fold its first an fair on Saturday and Sunday, 5th and 0k in the Moresi Grove, one block from the Mthere Pacifie Dqpot "toa w$g>bs disappointed if you aything hut a good time,' , Feight,Chairman of Feight, 'Chairman of the ij Arrangement«. Spec to Jeanerette on Sun 5th. from New Orkans, end Vinton will insure of jour friend* to est are he XMadtafe , tria to Hma FAST SHIPMENT kUtHeship ____ „ little girls neve. a Junior Circle of the Navy à . est every Friday ! the supervision of Warren B. Reed. A great deal ! pad enthusiasm has be e n °P •mod and much work accomplish ! j 0(78 DREWS, E. W, DREI B HOLZ, Viee-Preedt ot NO* FBtST ON THKJfcOLL Or öü Can Help Yotlf Country PRODUCE— AB Yon Can WASTE—Nothing LEND——What You Can PRODUCE FOOD—STOP ALL WASTE Wine of your money to the United States by in in a Liberty bond, and help our country win war. This bank will be pleased to handle your WbeOription. You can invesTTn a $50.00 or $100.00 and we will assist you .in case you can not pay •Ueash. CifUil UMM.06 Sarplas J5?Ww leswrcej )9H,ta8.0D F. D. WINCHESTER, ï r . Cashier A. B. O'BRIFN, Asst. Cashier WASTE AND THE WORLDJWASTES WITH YOU SAVE AND YOU CAN GO IT ALONE. Your Savings In This Bank 3 1-2 Percent Interest Paid t On Your Saving Deposits. ^HIS IS TRULY THE PEOPLES BANK." ftoèry Saturday Until 8 PM To 8erve Our Frieuds. State A Savings Bank MORGAN CITY, LA On Busy RaÉtod Avenue HEAD OF TEXAS STEEL COli PANY OF BEAUMONT MAKES PROPOSITION TO U. S. SHIP PING BOARD. A proposition, which if accepted by the United States Government, may prove of immense value to the' Gulf coast, in the future building of steel vessels was made public today from Beaumont, Texas, which is no doubt of great interest to the entire shipbuilding gulf coast, especially those cities, who in the future look forward to steel shipbuilding. Ac* cording to advices, propositions have been submitted to the United States Shipping Board by Col. L. P Featherstone, President of the Tex* . 88 Steel Company of Beaumont, lookin * to extensive use of East Texas ores in manufacturing of P Ute * in **»e government ship con »truction program which Col. Featherstone says will save the gov ernment from fifty to one hundred million dollars based upon the figures furnished by the Eastern manufacturers. Two propositions are submitted, one that the government take the raw material, the other that the Texas .Steel Company 'deliver the manufactured products, the latter being baaed upon a six-year contract necessary in order to justify expen diture for plant enlargelBant. Ten million tens of Texas ore are offered to the government in the mine at 50c, 7,^0,000 tons of coke (Alabama) ft 2uc at the mine, and 5,000 ( 000 tons of Texas limestone at 10c per ton in the quany, q total of $7,000,000 suftyient to . product Sj>00,000 tons of steel plates. Colonel Featherstone's letter to thsshtontog board offend if the desired to so arrange plant is 'te" jwdnoe 000 tons ef steel plates .gß $48.05 per ton, which fc $12.80 ho* low the lernet bid the navy depart ^ ^ a . ^ $po*e#ise»t .àeedffs the 50c per ten at the mine for rT _, the company would in order fulfill the foregoing order repur the r*w material St a SO per **"* 8dv * ac * " P rice ** 7Se P" . ."» the government daamd and «»pentßd" says the plan submit *•* *° toe boftrd, "this plant could c <« 0 ***«'Uy be increased in capac ity a» as to produce 820,000 tons of P«? *»«**** of at , ., , .. r ® d *« tion ?* P«r ton cost. On this h*" 8 °* P ro « ttCÖon the raw material tendered would be sufficient for mor * ÜMn ***** **"* °* continuous eration > **»d would provide steel pl8te8 for 500 or raor * "«reliant marine ships of the tonnage now be ing considered. by no P of Wilson Gaos Single Food Control Conferees WV Make Asoikv Effart Ta Agree On Eipes Washington, July 30.—Yielding to the urgent request of PresMbnt Wilson, Senate and House conferees on the food bill today eliminated the provision for a food board of three members instead of a single adminis trator and consented to make one more creating >a war expenditure committee of Congress. The conferees had reached an im passe on the two proposals when the President intervened and there were indications that a final disagreement night be reported. Tonight the war c inmittee section, wr*M;en into the bill by the Senate and strenuously op posed by the President was the only remaining problem. The committee will meet tomorrow with the pros pects strong that the Senate mem bers ^ill yield to the President on this point also. Before today's meeting President Wilson conferred in the White House with Representative Lever, head ing the House members and Senator Chamberlain, the administration's Senate spokesman, and earnestly in sisted upon one-toon food control and elimination of the cause creat ing, the expenditures committee. Within an hour after recovening Senate conferees adopted the origi nal House provision 1er appoint ment by the president ef an individ ual administrator, not subject «MU* A competitive examination to se lect a young man beneficiary to at tend the Louisiana State Univer sity, and a young lady beneficiary, to attend the Louisiana State Nor mal at the expense of the Parish of St. Mary, will be held on Monday, August 6, 1917 beginning at 9 a. m. at the St. Mary Central High School in the town of Franklin. The following are the entrance requirements: 1. Candidate must furnish the committee with signed statements that their parents are not financial ly able to bear the expense of educa ting them. 2. That no person shall become a beneficiary nnleas ha or she can be ^arranged by said committee entit ling those applying for the scholar ship at the State University to enter the Freshman Class, and those ap plying for the scholarship to enter the Advanced "A" Clam. 8. The competitive examination will include the following subjects: a. Spelling. b. Gramaur and Composition, e. Literature. d. Algebra, e. Plane Geometry, f. U. S. History and Civics. The scholarship at said institu tions shall be awarded to the indi viduals making the highest per cent, at this examination. The persons selected will be ad vanced annually $150.00 each by the Police Jury and will be continued in the above named schools until grad 1 i uated or dicing good behavior. The Police Jury will reserve the right to discontinue bearing the ex-j penses of any beneficiary for cause at any time. CHAS. GOTT. Supt. Public Education, Chair man.—St. Mary Banner. NOTICE The Ladies of the Morgan City branch of the St. Mary Chapter of the American Red Cross Society wish to thank Mr. Jeanson, for so generously lending them three ex cellent machines, with full equip ment, and the Morgan City Electric Company, for so kindly donating ice each day to tho work room. By reason of the fact that Satur day Is a busy day fbr most house keepers it has been decided to close the work-room ou Saturday's. Mrs. E. A Pharr. Sackers To Head Army list When Canght Ts.Be Presented AM Re Serial Noter Near ¥ _ Washington, Juif 30.—Prompt MB efficient work by,district exemp tion boards is expected by govern ment officials as a result of stripping all red tape from the procedure of the tribunals. President Wilson's executive orders outlining the prin ciples to govern exemptions, coupled with instructions to the board from Provost Marshal General Crowder are regarded here as setting to mo tion the last phase of the selection process with a momentum that in sures a minimuA of confusion and delay. The object of instructions is to impress the boards with the view that their primary purpose is to se lect the personel for the national army in the shortest possible time. They have been informed that no legal precedents bind them and that there need be no adherence to tech nicalities of court procedure. THREE WAYS TO DRY Simplest form of food conserva tion, sun drying, is to Pl*ce Hfeas of food on sheets of paper or mudm and expose them to sun, says today's bulletin from the National Emer gency Food Garden Commission of Washington, which is co-opsahtiag wiSk The Morgan City Review in a Wide campaign to saw». food. At all times ewe should be tdEjut to protect the product from moisture, wid along toward evening the ma terial should be taken indoors. The food should be carefully covered with cheesecloth to protect from in sects. Onee or twice s day the ma terial should be turned and the dried pieces removed. No exact time can be given for drying but a little ex perience will soon make it easy to determine when the products are sufficiently dried. When first dried, vegetable should be rather brittle but not so dry as to snap or crackle and fruit rather leathery and pliable. Products will mold if not dried enough. In Drying by Artificial Heat, doth or wire trays may be suspend ed over the range or dishes of food may be placed in the oven, or spec ially constructed Driers may be or purchased. In Oven Drying the food-staffs may be placed on dishes or wire screens in a slow oven with the door partially open. For Drying over a stove, a single taray or aeries of trays My be suspended by a wire, or specially constructed Driers may be placed directly upon the top of thé stove. In Drying by this process, ewe should be taken that the temperature is not too high. Drying by Air Blast takes advan tage of the Electric Fan or some similar device for creating p cumul ef air and directing it along a series of trays stacked one above the other. The number of trays is regu lated by the size of the fan. A com bination of this method with Sun Drying gives excellent results. Dry ing by this process may be done in twenty-four hours, or less, a few hours being sufficient in the case o# some vegetable and fruits, Before storing for the winter it is essential that dried material be ''conditioned" by pouring from one container to another daily for sever el days. All moist pieces should be returned to the Drier until cured. Proper packing and storage is of | great importance. Tin cans and ■ pasteboard boxes with tight fitting < covers, mositure proof paper bags 1 and similar containers may be used. Small packages should be used so that the products may be consumed, quickly after opening. Seal all cansj and paper boxes with paraffin and tie tops of bags tightly. Store all Dried products in cool place from | moisture, insect and vermin, and, label all packages for convenience in finding. By sending a two cent stamp to 210 Maryland Bldg., Wash ington, D. C. you will get a drying manual free. EARLY BUILDING METHODS RE VEALED BY REPAIR OF HIS TORIC NEW ORLEANS CUS TOMHOUSE. ,, ..... . "?. tl L the buUdin * Workmen delving into the es of the foundation and roof of the ancient customhouse at New Orleans have just uncovered some very in teresting and surprising facts con cerning the queer but thorough me thods of early building operations in the South. How a massive structure erected on planks and logs in the marshy soil of New Orleans could stand for al most three-quarters of a century without a crack or break of any character, and remain today as sub stantial as when It was built, is prov ing a marvel to modern engineering experts. This enormous gray building oc cupies an entire block. On the site where it rests there stood during the early history of this city some kind of a customhouse. It is worthy of note, too, that this block was then situated almost on the bank of the Mississippi River. Ever since then the river has been busily engaged in building up the "batture" with silt taken from other points, and the "batture" has grown in width from _ to day stands a full 200 yards away from the river. Once Site ef Fort St. Louis The first customhouse was burned in the great fire of <1788, and then Governor Miro later, ' swept away everything that was'on the site, and built Fort St. Louis there, covering tho .èntire block. Wfon, in their turn, the Ameri cans took charge, they had no use for forts, so they demolished Fort St Louis and built a brisk coart hottse in the middle of the Mock. A bethel stood alongside, fa 1$48 both of these Were ; the sit«, which had to the United States, was for the customhouse, and the work of building began. The civil war came on, and It was years before the interior of the building was approximately finished. General Beauregard had technical supervision of the building—he was then major of engineers—and it is said that the cornerstone was laid by Henry Clay. In fact, the upper floor had been completed even up to the time of the partial abandonment of the structure a few years ago, when the new postoffice was occu pied by most of the government de partment's at New Orleans. Curiosities of Foundation and Roof The foundations prepared for this huge structure will be of interest to Keeping Level Would it be any satisfaction to you in these times if you could put s<»rue of your money into the great national fund held by the Federal Reserve Bank ing System which is standing Nick of and steadying the business interests of the country? You can do it by depositing your money with us, as we in turn keep part of it on deposit with our Federal reserve bank, where it will be ready for you when needed. In this way. without cost, you can strengthen the system and secure for yourself its protection. The First National Bank of Morgan Uly Capital and Surplus, $100,000. * Send for Booklet, "HowUDoes It Benefit Me ; "J For Your Cleaning And Pressing Call A. I GLASER TAILOR PHONE 273 Work Called For And Delivered, Everything in tailorii-g full Line of fall & Winter Samples. A. J, GLASER in Russians DepletedAgain Face Enemy In GaBda OrerwWmed By Teutons But Show Spirit Of Loyally Apparently the turn in the tide of retreat by the Russians in East Galicia is beginning. On several sec tors the loyal troops have halted and now are facing the Austro-Germans and offering resistance as best they can with their badly depleted forces. Although the stands they have made have as yet been unsuccessful in holding back to any great extent the numerically superior Austro German armies, they serve to show that the spirit of loyalty is still alive in many of the men of General Korniloff's contingents and that is not their purpose ' to surrender more terrain without a contest. Dr. Joseph Dukote of New Or leans, an insurance company organi zer, is spending some time in Mor gan City on business this week. people of today, who are accustomed to seeing deep-driven piles • ttoado '7 ready for any large building, <£*d steel arid reinforced concrete used io strengthen every part Tbe foun er dations of the customhouse re plank floor seven feet beldtr sidewalk, on which is a 12-Inch logs, covered by a concrete one foot deep. Yet building is there. It has sunk foot or two—one end a little than the ether. It has not gone down into the earth as one would hath ax- * pected of a massive building erect ed o.n such a foundation, in the marshy soil of old New Orleans. ▲ view of fas roof now in course of repair offen as many attractive ts to the indent ef building as ^ under- structur e or the enor- : s atones used & the walls. Here f the carpenter has torn off the cop per covering and revealed a great layer of Southern Yellow Pfhe sheathing in almost perfect condi tion. This sheathing was put down under the origins! roof of the massive old building, and has performed a continuous service since. Here and there a defect in the roofing has permitted water to seep through and cause a small spot par tially rotted. With this exception the sheathing is as good today as it was when cut from the Southern pine forests of Louisiana before the civil war.