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(Continued from page three) But more remarkable than the event or the program were the wom en themselves. There were many no ted ones, many with a striking record I of achievement, many who were I beautiful, womanly, strong, eloquent I speakers, well-dressed but not over dressed, sincere, modest, democratic, I sociable, sane, well-poised, full of t "pep" and wit, philanthropic, and, if there be other virtues, you would I find them there. Either club women were near-ideal, or else these were on their good behavior. There were among them ,as some t one said, "not too many gray heads, r but too few brown heads." This is]i probably because older women are C better able financially to manage a C ten day excursion of this kind, and e also more free from family cares and f able to engage in club work. t Their up-to-the-minute manner and r language was noticeable, just enough t slang creeping into their speech to e make it alive. Many had attended a s dozen or more biennials and their v coming together is like a great fam- lf ily picnic. The majority were club officers, lo- I cal, state, or national, and they rep resent leadership. They have reason d to be proud of their record. The ii club movement is marching on. Nearly a thousand clubs have joined n the Federation since the lst biennial. This makes a total of 11,000 clubs with two and a half million members. Their program is not specialized, fad- ! dist, nor militant-but comprehen sive, sane, non-sectarian, progressive, l 2 altruistic, and looking toward peace. It will make appeal to increasing numbers of women. That the spirit and the benefits may be permanent, Junior clubs are being organized in' high schools, colleges, and among the young matrons. A special effort ti, is being made to enlist rural women gi who, on account of long distances and I T isolation, have not yet come into the it clubs. Mrs. Thomas G. Winter has lb made a splendid President and is greatly beloved by club women. She has been ably assisted by officers and directors, and by an enthusiastic club membership. This biennial is the first since the women have had the franchise, and those who have attended several say this one was particularly practical, hopeful and enthusiastic. What the next one will be, we can only imagine, but when it comes, the question for those entitled to attend will be: not, "Can I afford to go?" but, "Can I af ford to stay away?" --0 Miss Mattie B. McGrath, editor of the Woman's Enterprise, attended a meeting of the Women's Progressive Union in Covington, the last meeting of the season. This club is composed ot many of the most prominent womrn. en of Covington and has been a great factor in the civic improvement of that little city. Miss McGrath was requested to tell of the club activi ties in Baton Rouge, and much inter est was manifested in hearing of the splendid work accomplished by the women of the Capital City. Especial ly were the members interested in the Club House and the "Get-Together Luncheons" of the association of clubs appealed to them and the members discussed instituting these luncheons in the fall. The Rest Room is also a much needed necessity in that thriving lit tle town, and it was suggested that steps be taken to establish one. At the conclusion of the business session, a social half hour was en joyed during which time delicious refreshments were served by the host ess, Mrs. Preston Burne. ---o0 ASSOCIATION OF CLUBS. The next meeting of the Associa tion of Clubs will take place on Au gust 3rd at the Woman's Club House. This will be the luncheon meeting and it is expected that a large crowd will be present. DRU RE CS PT BOULEVARD DRUG STORE Jacob's Candies Cold Drinks Brown's Velvet Ice Cream Fast Delivery R. J. Sanchez, Mgr. Phone 14 . A TIMELY SUGGESTION See Westdale Subdivision and its many ad vantages before you buy. W. T. BYRD 321 Reymond Bldg. Phones 577 and 1253 0 W+++++++s ++++++:+ ++++++ BATTERIES are in all Cadillacs, Packards, Buicks, Hudsons, Essexs, Dodges and Fords. Get inspection at CHAMPAGNE SERVICE STATION 236 Convention Street. Phone 1624 GIRL RESERVES. St teo In many places the Y. W. C. A. has Ht a splendid organization of girls of the fo teen age-called the Girl Reserves- eli and recruited chiefly from the three th upper classes of the high schools. co Mason City, Iowa, has such an or- pa glnization of three hundred mem- gu bers. Last spring, they gave an at event which is worthy of emulation bu elsewhere. It was a dinner to which sp each girl brought as her guest her me own or an adopted mother. It was bi a very democratic affair, the price be ing only fifty cents a plate. Middies H. and skirts were the predominant cos tumes. The girls had decorated the Ri High School Gymnasium for the occa sion and special tables were alloted to Seniors, Juniors and Sophomores. ph Each tenth person seated at table sei acted as hostess to the nine at her fol right. Toasts and community singing de helped bring mothers and daughters wI into sociability and solidarity. Fath- re( er and Son occasions are well known, be but Mother and Daughter affairs are mt new and are equally helpful and de- tet lightful. Be Se rel MONROE NOTES. in 1is Early History of Monroe. cot (Contributed by Mrs. E. L. Owen, ice Regent of Fort Miro Chapter, D. A. ti' R.) to Monroe is one of the oldest towns iza in Louisiana. Authentic records es- ma tablish it as a trading post for the Na Indians in the early part of the H Eighteenth Century. The only dark frc page in the history of this city was ti the terrible massacre of the first set- re; tlers. They numbered less than two fot hundred, and were attacked by a the tribe of hostile Indians who were ser banded together in a colony near the mu Arkansas line. she At this time Monroe was known as a Post or Settlement by the name of ,pi Prairie des Carnot. Numerous tribes shi of hostile and treacherous Indians tie dwelt along the banks of the Oua- sei chita River and Monroe was a busy cor and active Post with bateaus as the cot mode of navigation, together with lea burros loaded with bullion, 'oaded in ne: packs, from Mexico. They traveled set along the winding trail to this south- ing ern country known as the "Campino for Trail," which is being preserved and nir marked as one of the oldest in the United States. During the Spanish Regime in Louisiana Territory, under the wise policy of Governor General Don Es taban Miro, the young Frenchman, Don Juan Filhiol, was appointed GovJ ernor of this Settlement, which was then known as Ouachita Post. At this time the white population did not ex ceed two hundred, although the terri tory then included was nearly all of North Louisiana and South Arkansaw. In 1783, Don Juan Filhiol, with his family, came from New Orleans in a small bateau and landed at Ouachita Post to take charge of the Post as Governor with all its dangers. Through his wisdom, he soon gained the confidence of the hostile Indians, and there is no record of any ill-feel ing between him and the Indians. He was considered a wise and benevolent Governor. In 1786 a palisade of heavy oak timber, eight feet high, enclosing the Commandant's residence and grounds, ivas erected and the name of Fort Miro was then given the Post. This fort was built on the land that is now occupied by the Parish Court House. Don Juan had received a grant from the Spanish Government of ten ar pents fronting on the river and a depth of forty arpents. In 1816 the town was laid off along the river front, which is now about half of the river bed. Jackson street was then the line of the town on the east. At this time Fort Miro was made the permanent seat of justice for the ter ritory surrounding the Fort, including Mer Rouge and other small places. In 1821 this splendid pioneer died. His descendants are stil among the city's best residents. His sword is the prized possession of the Daugh ters of the American Revolution in the Chapter House on Court House Square, a gift from the city's real founder and benefactor, besides the site of a school, a church and a cem etery which he gave to the City. The old Spanish name of Fort Miro was changed to Monroe in honor of the first steamboat to come up the Ouachita River, called the "James Monroe." This community is rich in historical and Indian lore. Real In dian mounds with hidden treasures are still to be seen. The picturesque. ness of the city is still preserved in Its narrow streets, which follow no topographical survey, and its moss hung oaks which edge the sidewalks are the pride of its citizens. In the march of progress and street paving, ways end means'have been found to preserve these historical monarchs and retain Monroe's natural beauty and antiquity. fit. Franucis Auxiliary. Mrs. J. T. Brennan hostessed the St. Francis Auxiliary yesterday af ternoon. The president, Mrs. Albert Horuff, presided, and routine business followed. Much of the business is eliminated during the summer months, the only matter of importance to come before the meeting was the card party to be given on the 10 of Au gust at the home of Mrs. John Filhiol at Logtown. At the close of the business meeting a social hour was spent and Mrs. Brennan asisted by her mother, Mrs. Gimler, served a delecta ble salad course. The next meeting will be with Mrs. H. McMillan. Ruston Asks Local Help to Start Up Community Service. Monroe is again setting an exam ple for surrounding communities who see probably better than some of our folks at home the great benefits to be derived through the promotion of wholesome leisure time activities for recreation and good citizenship as is being worked out by our own Com munity Service organization. A let ter has just been received by Mr. Bechtold, local director of Community Service, from Mr. Heath, who is sec retary of the chamber of commerce in Ruston, requesting that Monroe as sist them in forming a community council and present community serv ice in all its phases to a representa tive group of citizens who are enxious to form a Community Service organ ization in Ruston. An effort has been madr to secure an organizer from the National organizatnon at New York. However, due to the great demand from all over the country for com munity service organizers a national representative could not be secure ] for several months. Monroe has therefore therefore volunteered her services to assist a neighboring com munity in this development which shows that Monroe is no longer just a place but a real community with a spirit of neighborliness and friend ship for our surrounding c'mmuni ties. The local director together with several members of the executive committee, secretary of chamber of commerce, several volunteer song leaders will go to Ruston within the next week and present community service before a general mass meet ing of citizens and conduct a program for a community "fun and frolic" eve ning following the meeting. Picnic at Ruffin's Ranch. Last night the members of the Business and Professional Women's Club met at Cooley's boat landing where the "Weto" was moored and all in readiness for the trip down the river to Ruffin's ranch where lovely hospitality was offered by Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Ruffin. Each member of the party had prepared a picnic lunch and on arrival at the ranch the boxes were opened and a regular picnic was Enjoyed on the grounds. Plenty of cooling drinks had been provided and together with an abundance of appe tizing viands a feast "fit for the gods" was spread. It was twelve o'cloclk before the re turn trip was made. The night was so wonderful and the river so invit ingly beautiful that each one present left for their homes with extreme re luctance. It is hoped, for the sake of those who were unable to attend that the pleasure will be repeated. Al most fifty club members were pres ent. FRANK&D$ANKSTON /Zhird b~oulevcrrd.. DINNER SETS SAT ATTRACTIVE PRICES The Mayflower design, blue aand gold border. This is a very attractive pattern in domestic Dinnerware-strictly high grade--made up in sets. Also carried in open stock. You can buy one piece or one hundred. 100-PIECE SETS 52-PIECE SETS 41-PIECE SETS Mayflower Design Mayflower Design Mayflower Design 1 6-in. Nappie...... $ .50 6 5-in. Plates ...... $1.50 6 5-in. Plates ......$1.50 12 5-in. Plates ...... 3.00 6 Coupe Soups ..... 2.10 6 7-in Plates ...... 2.10 12 8-in. Plates ...... 5.40 ..... 12 Coupe Soups ..... 4.20 6 8-in. Plates ... 2.70 6 Cups and 12 Tea Cups and 6 Cups and Saucers ......... 2.70 Saucers ......... 6.00 Saucers ......... 2.70 1 Covered Dish .... 2.00 1 Covered 1 Creamer ........ .60 1 Covered Butter .......... 1.75 Dish........... 2.00 1 Sugar........... 1.20 1 Casserole ....... 3.00 1 Butter Dish ...... 1.75 6 Fruits ........... .90 2 8-in. Bakers ..... 1.80 1 Sugar ........... 1.2Q 6 Oatmeals......1.80 12 Oatmeals ....... 3.60 1.80 12 Fruits, 4-in...... 1.80 1 Creamer .......... 60 1 8-in. Platter75 1 Creame r........ .60 6 Fruits ........... .90 1 Sugar ........... 1.20 1 10-in. Platter 1.20 1 8-in. Baker ...... ,00 1 8-in. Platter ..... .75 6 Oatmeals .......1.80 1 10 in. Platter .... 1.20 1 8-in. Baker......90 1 Sauce Boat ...... .80 1 8-in. Baker ..... .g0 $37.60 $19.35 $12.45 Special Price Special Price Special Price ,$29.75 $14.50 $9.75 PHONE PHONE 783 THE LOUISIANA NATIONAL BANK. The statement of June 30 of the Louisiana National Bank published elsewhere in this paper shows most flattering and highly satisfactory con dition of the financial affairs of that strong monied institution and of which it officers, stockholders and patrons should feel proud and which too bears ample testimony of wise and conservative management as well as of confidence on the part of its army of loyal patrons. To keep posted as to the rapid and steady increasing prosperity of a community no better evidence is obtainable than a study of local bank statements issued from time to time. These statements are made by order of Federal or State authorities, according as they are chartered, the Lou isiana National under the supervision of the Federal government and its statements are absolutely correct. Growth and prosperity of communities follow the success attending their financial institutions and such being the case judging by the financial strength of the Louisiana National Bank our community must rank high among the most prosperous and progressive cities. Woman's Enterprise extends congratulations to the officials who have builded this bank which stands as firm financially as the Rock of Gibraltar. Do Not Make Any Purchases Without Inspecting My Line. 50,000 Rolls in Stock at All Times. Satisfaction or No Pay. GUS KUHNERT IMPORTED and DOMESTIC WALL PAPER and DECORATIONS . for 1922. 338 Lafayette Street. BATON ROUGE, LA. Telephone 206 High School Orchestra. The High Schol Orchestra which has made such rapid strides since or ganizing last winter has consented to furnish the musical numbers each Wednesday, afternoon and night, at Saenger's theatre. It is composed en tirely of high school students under the directorship of Miss Estelle Schulz, who is indirectly responsible for its organization and rapid develop ment. The personnel of the orchestra in cludes Estelle Schulz, leader, violin; Virginia Oliver, piano; Agnes Allen and Frank Wadsworth, cornet; Fos ter Jones, saxophone; Harry Taylor, Sarah Neville, Jack Parker, J. C. Lin er, Alvin Archambeault, violins; Alice Washburn, bass violin; Prentice Grey, mandolin; Emile Kaliski, banjo; Mar shal Johnson, drum. Their-numbers yesterday and last night showed marked improvement and were warmly applauded.