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THE WEEKLY MESSENGER,
ALL KINDS OF JOB PRINTING J UST I C E T 0 ALL SUBSCRIPTION $1,00 PER ANNUM VOLUME XxxIII. ST. MARTINVILLE, LA., NOVEMBER 2, 1918. NUMBER 38 ~Q. . .... mmm • m • m m mm m mum ma~_ _ _ Ladies, Attention! We wish to announce that we have received and have in stock the Latest and Snappiest styles of Ladies and Misses Coats and Suits. COME AND SEE THEM. K. S HW RTZ,he Leader I I Gent's Goods A ~WQ' *4~A) Small Pox. I --0-- The report is made that there are some 20 cases of small pox r ill the fifth ward of this parish. It a is also reported that small pox ex- a ist in some sections of Texas. v Every precaution should be taken t against the spread of this disease e and the Local Board and Town autorities will be very strict in t this matter. Our people are warn- d ed not to receive at their houses I any one coming from any place t, where small pox exist, and if they I do, those falling sick in this town f will be taken to the pest house and t be upon their own resources. This 1i town will not be the dumping y grounds for those who go else i where get sick and come here. Election Next Tuesday. Tuesday next will take place I election for Congressman, and sev- 3 veral amendments to the Constitu. I tion. Due to the roads and the t epidemic of influenza existing at this time, the vote will probably a be very light. u On the same day the police jury a will submit to the voters of this parish the question of vacancy of cattle. This law already is in force in the first ward and every body in that ward is well pleased with it. ---We have the information that three big dredges are at work on the waterway that will connect Ba you Courtablean. with Bayou Teche. This will open navigation between the Teche and Atchafala. ya, and supply fresh water to the rice crops of various parishes, in cluding St. Landry, Lafayette, n Acadia, Vermillion, Iberia, St. Martin and St. Mary. The open ing of this waterway will create a currevt in Bayou Teche, and there. r by make for a better sanitary con dition throughout southwestern Louisiana. -Weekly Watchman. -The news came here Sunday t morning of the death of Mrs. Ar- d thur Theaux, who died in Lafay- t ette. Mrs. Theaux was a daugh- t; ter of Mr. and Mrs. Rodolphe Fu- t selier of this parish. a -The weather was quite cool f Monday morning, but no frost was d reported. We do all kinds of Printing Death of Mrs. Marcel J. de Lahy ---o-- e Fr;day evening at 6:30 o'clock Mrs. Marcel J. de Mahy, n6e Car t men Fleming, died in New Orleans -at the of 31 years. Her remains SI were brought here and her funeral a took place at five o'clock Sunday e evening. i This death is a sad one, her hus. a band died on October 8th and she - deid on October 25th., her brother, I Lieut. L. G. Fleming died on Oc. e tober 4th., and her nephew Alan SI L. Labbe died September 30th., 3 four deaths in the family in less I than one months, Mrs. DeMahy s leaves a little boy of about two ; years and was soon to become the e mother of another baby. Mr. Auguste Guirard. --0- Mr. Auguste Guirard died here e Friday evening, October 25th., at 3:45 o'clock at the age of 68 years. He was buried at-five o'clock Sa e turday evening. t Mr. Guirard had been sick for y some time and his death was not unexpected. He leaves a widow ' and severnl grown children to a mourn his death. SDeath of Louis P. Lasseigue. The sad news was received here this week of the death of one of our boys, Louis P. Lasseigne, a son of Mr. Lucien Lasseigne, who a was lost at sea when the transport Otranto, which colided with the u steamer Kash ir, off the Scottish a Coast. went to the bottom of the sea, with some two hundred sol e diers, several of whom were from Louisiana. Mr. Lasseigne was married a few months before he enlisted. Notice To Subscribers of New Orleans Papers. - ---0 Subscribers to The Times-Picay une, Item and States, are notified that owing to Mr. Tertrou, our: . delivery man, weighing cane for the grinding, and our inability to get a substitute, we will be unable - to make deliveries for a few days. Subscribers are requested to call at The Weekly Messenger office I for their papers during these few a days. Laizaire Bienvenu, Agent. t Give us your next Printing [Courtyard of Young Women's Christian Association Hotel Petrograd in Paris to Help Care For Women This Interesting scene wab snapped at Hotel Petrog red in the heart of the French capital. Thousand' of women s ar workers are daily in Paris many of them Americans, and in their rush n connection with war's affairs they find this place, conducted by the Young Women's Christian Associatiou, a haven. 'h~ womea and girls from the States especially like the American cooking and surroundings. INSTRI'CTTION FOR SEND.l &. .m. .. -.. .. y INSTRUCTIONS FOR SEND. o ING PACKAGES TO SOL e DIERS OVERSEAS. Arrangements have finally been completed between the War De partment, the Post Office and the American Red Cross to provide overseas men with Christmas par e eels. t It is the wish of the War De partment that each man receive only one parcel of a standard size and weight. r The men overseas will forward to their families and friends in W this country a coupon or label, ;o which will be furnished to them by the Army authorities, which coupon or label will be the autho rization for the shipment of the parcel. A member of the family or a friend that receive a label from a a soldier overseas should at once call on the Home Service Section in their American Red Cross Branch Ie and present the label, Wnd they h will receive a standard carton. The Red Cross is supplying these standard card board boxes at the request of the Government. These cartons are to be filled by the soldiers families or friends and great care must be taken that the - weight of th,, car;on when filled , will nut exceed two pounds, fifteen When carton is filled, it must be returned to the place that carton - was received from. with money d enough to pay the parcel post I charges to Hoboken. New Jersey. r These filled cartons must be de o, livered to the Home Service Sec e tion of the Local Chapter Anmeri can Red Cross. not later than the morniing of Nov. 18th. Each car l tou will be inspected by a special E : committee appointed for this pur pose. J. S. Gonsoulin, Chairman. t t. Martinville Parish Chapter - S A. I . C. LIME LIME Just Received ONE !tAR $Fresh Dittlinger HLIME Hydrated In 40 pounds baj and also Rock In barrels. imm HARDWARE COj AGENTS a Laizaire Blenvenu ST. MARTINVILLE, LOUISIANA. '~1FIRE INSURANCE and REAL HISTATE Agent Big Reliable Companies a SOLICIT A PART OF YOLB BSIN6ING j' WE DO ALL KINDS OF IOB PRINTING.