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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
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Small Pox. I
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
---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.
-The weather was quite cool f
Monday morning, but no frost was d
We do all kinds of Printing
Death of Mrs. Marcel J. de Lahy
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
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.
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
Notice To Subscribers of
New Orleans Papers.
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
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
t It is the wish of the War De
partment that each man receive
only one parcel of a standard size
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
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
J. S. Gonsoulin, Chairman.
t t. Martinville Parish Chapter -
S A. I . C.
Just Received ONE !tAR
Hydrated In 40 pounds baj and also
Rock In barrels.
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