The Monarchy Is Restored
From a 1945 newspaper article:
Mardi Gras Monarchy Restored

New Orleans - Victory over the Axis restored a beloved monarch to New Orleans - Rex,
Lord of Misrule, son of Old King Cole and Terpsichore.  The Monarch of Mardi Gras paraded
this year for the first time since 1941.  Here, hundreds of thousands of subjects cheer the
King of Mardi Gras, applauding his triumphant parade along New Orleans' Canal Street.
Mardi Gras Day, Canal Street, 1945