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November 20, 1986

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PeW onn Vluil ratil horn! ) Fi 'usse Mind Geo Apf Walt, I/AIK , Kr 00OCIETY 1987 King & Queen of Iris She can't hide it anymore. For vears she thought she ,.,.'as hldiqg her problem from her famdy and ends. But they knew. In reahty, she was only hi&tag it from herself. She couldnt adrmt that she was ad- &cted to alcohol and drugs. After all. the sleeping pills ,.','ere prescribed: she need- ed them And the alcohol-well, eve'- one has a drink on occasion "I'he, it happened. She was taking a drink m the middle of the day from a bottle she had taken such care to hide And it changed her life. She and her loved ones sought help tlmoug.) HCA DePatfl Psychiatnc Network. The professional staff helped her discover the real causes of her addicuon. In a warm and caring env:ronment, she learned to feel good about herself again. Gone are the gmlt the decepnon, and the shame. She has a whole new life ahead of her. And so can you. Admit it You need help..For a flee as- sessment call the HCA DePaul Psychiatric Network In New Orleans. call 899-8282. and on the North.shore. call 893-9200. The tradmon of excellence. HCA FJePAUL I L__PSYCHIATFIIC NETWOnK--I I HCA DePaul Hospital 1040 Calhoun St. New Orleans, LA 70118 k504! 899-8282 HCA DePaul Northshore Hospital DePaul Northshore Dr. Covington. LA. 70434 (504! 893-9200 1-800-42D-Paul DePaul Kenner 527 W. Esplanade Ave. Kenner, LA 70065 464-6267 DePaul LaPlace 429 W. Airline Hwy. LaPlace. LA 70008 652-4272 DePaul Uptown 1040 Calhoun St. New Orleans. LA 70118 897-5753 DePaul Westbank 1400 Lapalco Blvd. Harvey, LA 70058 301-8100 DePaul Covington DePaul Northshore Dr Covington. LA 70433 893-9200 DePaul Hammond 1007 West Thomas Hammond, LA 70401 542-4904 THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, NOVEMBER 20, 1986, PAGE FIVE Ponchatoula farm boy named Kit00g of Krewe of Iris By TERRY ANN McMAHON NEW ORLEANS---The King of Iris was born on a Ponchatoula strawberry farm and proclaimed liege lord of the oldest ladies Mardi Gras krewe in New Orleans in coronation ceremonies held Saturday in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Hotel Dr. Randolph Howes M.D. Ph.D. was named king as his mother Mrs. Magdalena Howes, brother and sister- in-law Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Howes, and Miss Julie Hogh joined close friends in celebrating the surprise announce- ment at the krewe's annual Coronation Ball. Dr. Howes, a graduate of both St. ,Joseph School and Ponchatoula High School (before earning degrees at SLU, twin doctorates at Tulane, and a resi- dency at the prestigious ,Johns Hopkins medical research center), will reign beside Queen Emily Heine February 6 when the krewe holds its grand ball at Municipal Auditorium in New Orleans. King Randolph and Queen Emily will lead their subjects to a dinner and dance to follow in the Grand Ballroom of the NO. Hilton Hotel. Saturday's gala affair was another event in a tradition that dates back to 1917 when the ladies' krewe was born. Today it is New Orleans' oldest. The scene at the Hilton Saturday night was one out of Camelot. Pageantry was the order of the evening as guests in formal dress applauded the Court of 1986 as they made a final promenade before the surprise announcement of the identities of the 1987 king and queen. As the krewe's captain made her way around the Grand Ballroom. feigning Royal couple The royal couple dance the night away at the Krewe of Iris Coronation Ball at the N.O. Hilton Grand Ball- room Saturday night. Ponchatoula's King Randolph Howes M.D. Ph.D. was named king of New Orleans' oldest ladies krewe, reigning with Queen Emily Heine. (Times Photo) Crossroads Club meets Nov. 13 By HELEN RAIFORD The Home Demonstration Club met Nov. 13 at the home of Mrs. Annette Hagg with 16 members present. Acting president Hilda Fletcher led our meeting in a very interesting dis- cussion. We, as a club, visited three ladies with a love gift of food boxes. Our club discussed our plans for a Christmas supper in December. Helen Raiford and Ruth Barron had a fun-filled White Elephant sale with a nice profit. Hostess Annette presented Manis LeBlanc with a nice door prize and served delicious refreshments to the oup advances to first one lovely lady and then another, the sceptor of reign was finally handed to this year's Qtreen Emily Heine. Then the process began again as the identity of the king was about to be revealed. The krewe's captain teased first one tuxedoed gentleman and then another with the sceptor, making her way around the mammoth ballroom as she did so, finally stopping at the table of Dr. Howes. Here she left the sceptor, r and the Krewe of Iris had its Mardi Gras King of 1987. Then followed a royal promenade of the entire court, followed by a dance reserved to the royals, this followed by a night of dancing to the tunes of a large dance band, followed by a midnight champagne breakfast. The reign of King Randolph of Pan- chatoula has begun! BIRTH IT'S A GIRL Mr. and Mrs. Frank R, Kraemer of Ponchatoula are pleased to announce the birth of their first child, Kristina Arie, on November 4 at 2:14 a.m, in Seventh Ward General Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds 8 ounces and was 21V4 inches long. Grandparents are Thelma Giordano of Kenner, A.,J. Giordano, Sr. of Mandeville, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Kraemer. Mrs. Kraemer is the former Jackie Giordano. Winterizing Special Prices good, Nov 19-2:2 Radiator Flush I Gal. antifreeze included Pickup & Delivery 386-2709 955 E. Pine PONCHATOUL Now In Hammond INSURANCE, INC. 404 W. Thomas HAMMOND @ Auto Ins. DWI'S Ph. Quotes Q Financing Available CALL US Mrs. Singerman Mrs. Terrebonne Mrs. Eileen Singerman and Mrs. Vlcky Terrebonne, both of Poncha. toula, have recently completed Part 1 of the "Commercial Investment Real Estate Course." Their Latter & Blum manager Arthur Sterbcow, who hoMs the CCIM designation, explained tha/. the advanced course of study gives thom who qualify "the knowledge to work the commercial Investment market." Cabby's .................. Restaurant & Tavern A Fun Place To Meet/ Steaks Seafoods Salads Sandwiches Fabulous Bar Specia 225 North Morrison Blvd. Hammond, La. 70401 Phone 504 / 452-4450 ies