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Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton.
OLUME 3. F ,.RA N NEW ., . FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBE 21, 1912. NUMBER 34
WAMIRiIN TON L .EAD F:Rk. ESTAMIJWSE D 1YV000
Market Day
Celebration.
If You Want to Find Out
How to Sell Your Produce,
Go to Bogalusa Dec. 7th.
Governor Hall will be in Bogalusa
to inaugurate the Market Day on
Saturday, December 7th.
The Market is to be located north
of the Moving Picture Theatre opl
Avenue B and the building will be
completed by that day. .
Every farmer in Washington andl
the surrounding Parishes is invited n
to be present.
t
It is proposed to have a market e
dy once a week. Farmers can bring 1
their produce to Bogalusa, display it k'
under the market building and sell
either to the people of Bogalusa or to
buyers from commission houses in.
New. Orleans, Jackson and Memphis, h
who will be here.
~' The saw mill, paper mill and
her manufacturing plants will be
in operation on that day, and it will g
ea fine time for everybody to visit B
iBogalusa.
Music will be furnished by theo
0Oglusa Cornet Band.
.. December 7th will be the celebra
4in day. The market will open for
,eksale of produce the week follow
R1g on the day that is- agreed upon
by the %armers who will bp present ia
irket day, We are leaving this "
so it can be decided' by the peo- he
ofthe Parish who offer their stuff
sale.
l :sg- Mur,-lla arkiet Assoliatflion. O
w'o Wires; Then Kills
8el,i .
rgh, Nov. 14-John Ad
, aged 86 years,
ice 'agent, shot and
mood wife, Mrs. Pau
a; shot his divorced
Gilger, of Salem,
) m eled his own life,
himself t through the
first wife died two
tb phepws! part
orbh Side. It is
a was despondent
troubles.
t w abappened to
rtu en ' iprobably
own,- One letter
Sritten to a
hre, .said:
reeive this
esng the ,liv
p_ see this
Clarion County- that he had
something important to tell her.
It developed that Matthews
was not divorced. Three weeks
ago, it is said, he visited the
home of George Gilger, father of
his first wife, and was confront
ed with the fact that be had
married the second time. He
would give no reason,, but left
Clarion County saying he would
"fix everything up soon."
Says She Killed Man
In Avoyelles.,
Freeport, Ill, Nov. 14.-Possi.
ble solution of a Louisiana mur
der case was :developed to-day
when Mrs. Agnes Gloverina was
arrested at Eleroy, charged with
the murder of her brothr-in-law
in Avoyelles parish, inJune 1911
She had been living in Eleroy
for a ,ear. '
-.To odicers who 'arrested her
4 1 o have soin wledged
{ s rz min `.tha _=sh
Bath Tub Puzzle Parallels
Death of Avis Lennell.
Boston, Nov. 14.--Following
the discovery of the body of
* Miss Marjorie E. Powers, 26
years old, a stenographer, in- a
bathtub half full of water in the
Revere House to-day, her em
ployer, Arthur T. Cummings,
president of the A. T. Cummings
Company, produce Company
produce merchants, at 83-85
Faneuil Hall Market, was ar
rested on suspicion of having
knowledge of the cause of her
death. Should an effort be made
to bail him the charge will be
changed to murder.
Miss Powers was to have be
come a mother. and evidence
Jwas found of a determination to
bring about a change in her
physical condition.
Cummings has admitted to
the police that he took the girl
to the Revere House at 2 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon and register.
ed as (. F. Davis and wife, of
Lynn, and remained with her
until 6o'clock that evening. He
made an effort to reach her by
telephone at 9 o'clock this morn
ing, and when he was :told that
she could not be aroused he went
'to the hotel and repeatedly
knocked on the door of her room.
Failingto get a response he 4
summoned employees of the 4
,hotel, and they, by crawling to 4
one of the windows, saw the giri 1
lying face downward in the 4
bathtub.
"The Police will investigate," 4
he told the holel clerk, ."and I (
leave my name and address so 4
that they can find me if they 4
want me."
In the bathroom the medical 4
examiner, Dr. G. B. McGrath, (
found i glass that had contained 4
gin, and in the water in which
the body lay there was consid
erable mustard.
He found the body lying face
down in the bathtub, and nude.
There was eleven inches of water
in the tab, sad the girls head
was entirely submaerged.
Cummings admits that be
knew that the girl was tobecome
a mother, and that she went to
the hotel to seek relief from the
physical trouble which had been
worrying her several weeks.
"She had no tiioughts of sui*
cide," said Mr, Cummimo s to
night. "and I am absolutely in
nocent of any responsibility for
her de'ath,"
Miss Power's mother, Mrs.
Richard Powers, of 68 West.Can
ton Street, q.s hr aughter had
a wek hiar san trequently had
fainting spells. It may be. thei
medical examiner says, that she
was overcome, .fel1into thewaterY
and was drowned. He will
hold an autopsy to-morrow and
wilcarefully .examine the organs
for traces of posion,
Stove Explodes;
Kitchen qleared.
Baton Rouge, IA, Nov.14.--Is
not it worth whilbe big a soared
cook if ai mal governor c.n save
your life? Opinion mayv difer,
butthe question is a live one
witboneMa d SiSamrbo lright
ened almhnost white in the exeOu.
tive masion today when a mas
stove explosion in the early
mori hum aoused the
neighborbood and spoiled the
breakfast.
There were several servants
in the kitchen when the Iashap
occurred. There wed lone '
there atez it happenec O govern*
or illh was up stairs weu tbe i,
report sounde.. He e
downtofind th4 blls 
.ulnecivaad ev
Robert Babington, Ltd.
Collosal Season's
OPENING SALE
THE GREAT BARGAIN EVENT IS NOW ON
and will continue a short time.
Hurry for the Bargains.
Everything in the Great Store at
a Genuine Bargain Sale Price.
IThe Boston Store!
Honest Merchandise and Low Prices, Our Motto.
Just received-a Brand New and most complete Stock
of Fall and Winter Goods, which consists of
jWEARING APPARELj'
SFor LADIES, (ENTS and CHILDREN
We now carry Ladies' Cloaks, Skirts, Waists, Petticoats,
Sweaters, Etc., of all materials, and all Undergarments for
Ladles and Children Our-Men's and Boys' Departments are
full of New Styles in
Fai and Winter Suits
Peg Pants, Hats, Shirts and a most complete line of all kinds
of Fall Style Shoes; also new Broadway and Walk-Rights and
all of the best makes of Shoes at the Lowest Prices. Remem.
ber-Clothing, Shoes and Hats are our Hobby, and you can
choose till your heart's content. We also have a big assort
I ment of Plain and Fancy
Dress Goods, Flannels, Notions, Etc.,
and Parasols of all Kinds.
Bear in mind that our stock' is new and our prices are always
at.low figures. We invite you to come in and compare our
prices. We also will be pleased to show you our goods miand
let you see that out house is the cheapest. We guarantee
that your dollars and cents will go the fartherest In the Low
Price Store.
The Boston Store, I
Franklinton, La.
IFOR BALE-Forty acres of
land just outside corporation on
Mile Branch. Has house, barn,
u iet,,on.it and a few acres
Si·i tination. Can eually .h
TOMBSTONES
Agent for Eclipse Marble and
Granite Works, of Humbolt,
Ten . Those wiehing anythink in
thi nle, -Apply to°
, :;3 : '  s.
Dr. 0. D.:;
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