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Mre. J. VOL BROCK, Editor.
3terd as second clss matter April 5, 1910
M te poe omoe as Frankllnton, La., under
the At of Conaress of March 3. 1879.
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fA44nddii r41 t nfunicationsD to
bra-Leader, Franklinton, La.
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will be continued at regular rates un
til all past indebtedness is paid up.
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Prsamllntoe, La., Nov. 28. 1t12
The Vote on Peters Lake
On motion a vote.was taken to
decide as to the building Peters
Lake bridge and the same was
as follows, It E. Keaton and C.
A. Jenkins for it, , . W. Knight
against, and J. B. Corkern neu
The above explanation of the
vote of the Police Jury on Peters
Lake was received at this office
on last Thursday morning too
late for our issue of that date
and l i justice to the Secretary
sad members of he Police Jury
we copy it in this issue.
Sheridan,. IA., Nov. 25.
Editor Era-Leader: .
/ I would like
to express a few of my thoughts
sad efforts through your paper
coanerning the Peters Lake
brid8s o Mr. Banister was so
timid or narrow in his last minu.
tei of the Police Jqry, and did
not tell how thevote was cast for
the buildingof ;said bribge. I
feel ike that r should tell the
truth In the matter. There were
three votes cast, B. E. Keaton,
. A. Jenkins for the said bridge
a:d J., W. Knight against it.
It was not that I oppose any
opublic improvement, but the lack
Stevnues of this perish, should
s ay member of the Police
to be careful how he casts
e. when it comes to about
debt,:, ' dTruly,
SJ. W. Knight.
SFind girl's Body.
tovRidence, IL I:.Nov. 22"
'$1 body of Norma Garvin,
tr of former Governor L.
.;Garvin, wabc d, in New
r rl d iay, ~i n dis*
' body was Iideep water,
from s q Members
t r( 's'mlily said she
men: nu.... reticent dur
eks, and had
Dsn walks. She
able in" her
sui had:e " sed 'a fear
Swdeath in the
L 4s i ::t ti n r she' left
water of. my
, which is near
we Elliott leeo
m and take c
er to the Gra
Ily were note
g she had re
uce, and It
.lGr :Iadi not
tr~o ~take `
Narvel Breeland Dies From
Gan.Shot Wounds After
Lingering Nine Days.
On Saturday morning last
Narvel L.Breeland of Pine neigh.
b, borhood died, after lingering
nine days from gunshot ;wounds
inflicted by Pearson Parker, a
man 82 years old and very feeble.
Mr. Parker and Breeland were
close neighbors and it seems had
been having trouble for more
n. than a year, which ended by
Parker's shooting the young
man in the back of the head more
than a week ago, After the
shooting the aged man came in
and gave himself up to the au
e thorities and was lodged in jail,
awaiting the action of the Grand
s Bond Obtained for
it Jack Wheat of Bogalusa, came
i. over Wednesday of last week and
remained over till Friday waiting
e for his bond to be fixed by Judge
, Burns. Wheat it will be re.
:e membered while trying to ar
o rest a negro in Bogalusa some
e two weeks ago, fired his revolver
y while in the scuffle, and missing
y thenegro accidentally killed a
little negro boy who was stand
;s Covington, La., Nov. 24,-The
r police jury of this parish has
:e voted to employ the law firm of
1o Ellis & White" to represent the
i- parish in the suit pending in the
d 26th Judicial District Court of
r the N. O. G. N. Railroad Company
I against the police jury of St.
e Tammony Parish, resisting the
'e collection of taxes on the greater
1. portion of the railroad and side
e tracks, on the ground that the
t. property is exempt from taxa
y tion for ten years. About $39,
k 000 is involved.
d The report of Treasurer J. J,
e Cusache showed a balance of
$752,28 in the general fund and
$558.88 in the road fund. The
report of Sheriff T. E, Brewster
showed October collections $1,
014.28, with amounts available to
. each fund as follows: Criminal
fund $270.47, road fund $236.17,
- school fund $836.28, general fund
R Shoots Negro Down
as lie Flees Jail.
McComb, City, Miss., Nov. 22.
SAfter a desperate hand-to-hand
. fight with Earnest Mars. a burly
.negro prisoner, Wright Reed, an
officer, shot his assailant, possi
Ibly fatally in the city jail this
Reed had entered the jail to
take out the road gang, when
Mays attacked him in an effort
Sto secure his revolver. The men
struggled fiercely, knocking
down the stove and causing a
•panic among the prisoners,
SDespite the fact that the door ,
was opez, none of the prisoners la
Smade an effort to eacape during I
the fight, which lasted nearly a 2
quarter of an hour.
Pulling away from Reed, the a
negro dashed out of the door in a
an attempt to escape,. After']
cries of halt failed to stop the a
sfeeing black the oSfficer: fired E
several shots, one of which took
effect, aid the negro toppled in
Physicians say he may not
survive the results of a wound
through the body.
Jones Arraninga For Exp.
Baton Rouge. La., Nov. 21.- rj
Colonel T. Sambola Jones, omr- 5
misploner for the Siin Francisco b
ioition, left torday for Nash- C
lile. Ten. West Virgnlan and a
ntsmn the East to discuss 8l
a govueuors aiad leading
the Lsare of those
:qust~os of oa in e'
By Seymore Grove No. 25
Woodman Circle, Franklinton,
La., Nov. 19th 1912.
Whereas, as it has pleased the
Almighty God in his infinite
wisdom to remove from his
fireside, his family and his circle
of friends, Sovereign W. T. Al
ford, and whereas his wife,
Rosetta Alford being a member
of this Grove and in good stand
Therefore be it resolved, That
this Grove in due respect to
Sovereign Alford and in memory
of deceased, extend to her in
this sad hour of bereavement all
the comforts that human sym
pathy can gi.ve, while this availeth
but little, still we tender this in
all sincerity and earnestness.
Furthur resolved that a copy
of these resolutions be sent the
family and a copy to Era-Leader
for publication, and that same be
spread on the minutes of this
Bycamore Grove No. 25 Wood
man Circle, Franklinton, La.
At Franklinton, La.-
1 Saw Mill, complete, with
. 12z14 Atlas Engine,
45 H. P. Boiler.
At Franklinton, La.
1 50 H. P. Boiler.
1 Erie City Engine, 35 H. P.
1 00-saw Gullett Gin.
Condensers, Feeders, Eleva
tors and Seed Carriers.
1 Cotton Press, Gillett's.
1 small Engine.
1 J. A. Fay Planer.
1 Portable Engine and Boiler.
At Cutrer's Switch-
Half interest in 1 Engine.
Halt interest in 1 boiler.
Babinton ros. Ltd.
1 ~ - TO-
From all Stations on
N. 0. ,. N. Railroa.
V account visit
Dates of sale-November 27
28, 29 and 30, and December 1,
2 and 8, 1912.
Return Limit-Tickets purt
r chased on November 27th, 28t1
and 29th, good for return pas.
sage up to and including Nov,
i 30th. Tickets purchased or
Nov, 80th and December 1st,
i good for return passage up tc
land including December 2nd.
Tickets purchased December 2nd
Sand 8rd, good for return passage
up to and including Dec, 4, 1912.
ONE AND ONE-THIRD FARE
For the Round Trip
Nov, 80, Land Naval Parade and
Champion Athletic Games.
Sunday,, Dec. 1-Triangular
Track Meet: Army, Navy and
New Orleans Athletes; followed
by a Football Game between
Champion Team of 'the Navy and
an All-College Team of New Or
Don,t fail to see the largest
fleet of modern battleships that
ever came up the Mississippi
`call on agent
Bank of Franklinton
CAPITAL PAID IN $30,000.00.
Don't Be A Knocker.
Hide your little hammer and try to
speak vell of others, no matter how
small you may really know yourself
to be. When a stranger drops in, Jolly
him. Tell him this is the greatest town
on earth-and it Is. Don't discourage
him by speaking ill of your neighbors.
There's no end of fun minding your
own business. It makes other people
like you. tlobody gets stuck on a
H. B Magee, President
W. W. Babington, Vice.Pre.
Robert Babiagton, Cashier.
W. C. Huamton, Ant. Cashier
OF COURSE NOT
The Lawyer-Now, Bret of all,
you must tell me whether you ma
really guilty or not.
The Accused Man--Say; do you
think I'd hire a big lawyer.like you
if I was innocent ?
'Tm so worried about the Christ.
asu present I sent to Aunt Sarah,"
she says. "It only cost 49 cate, and
I'm afraid I left the price mail on
the thing when I sent it."
"I'm worried too," says her friend.
"I got one that cost $50 for my
mde mand Im afraid I didn't leave
the prie mark on it."-ife.
Sheriff Sale-No. 1909.
Lampton Realty Company
J. E. Wood.
Notice Is hereby given that by virtue
of an order of Leri Faclss, issued
out of the 2Sth Judoial District Court
of Louislana, In and for Washington
Parish, in the above entitled cause.
sand to me directed. I will proceed to
sell at public auction' to the last and
highest bidder, on
Saturday, December 28. 1912 c
at the principal front door of the court I
house at Franklinton, La., between ;
the legal sale hours for udicial sales,
the following described property. to
Lot No. 19, Square 6, in the town of
Terms of sale: Cash with benefit of
This 19th day of November, 19, 1
T. J. Simmons, Sherllf r
Sheriff Sale.-No. 1910.
7ampton Realty Company
* Versus b
Mrs. J. E. Wood,
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of an order of Zert4 Mlas, issued
out of the 26th Judicial District Court
of Louisiana, in and for Washington
parish, .in the above entitled cause
and to me directed. I will proceed to
sell at public auction to the last and
highest bMidder, on
Saturday, December 28, 1912 a
at the princpal front door of the court d
house at Franklanton, 1*., between I
the legal sale hours for Judicil saies,
the foowing desoribed property, to
Lot 28, Square 6, in the town of
Tenrueof sale: Cash with benet of
q Jig ~bgrr 191,
Slidell's Big Mail Order House
Making shipments daily to new and
satisfied customers and
SAVING THEM MONEY
ON THEIR PURCHASES
We buy in large lots.
Enjoy a very low freight rate.
Conveniently located on three railroads.
No expenses for traveling solicitors.
Cash with order, means no losses account
Every shipment guaranteed satisfactory or your money baek
You can't lose by placing your orders with us. Write for prices
on Flour, Feed, Groceries, etc., etc.
Furnishers and Shippers of Everything for the Home and Farm.
In the District Court of the United
States for the Eastern District
'In the matter of Henry Miller,
No. 170 In bankruptoy.
All the creditors of Hery Miller of
Rhyne. La., adjudged a bankrupt on
the 1lb day of November, 1919, on
his petition in the Distrlct Court of
the United States for the Eastern
District of Louisiana, are hereby no
tified that the first meeting of the
creditors of the mid bankrup will be
held before the nd ed Referee
at his ooe Room , ty Bank &
Trust Co. Boliding,18 aondelet at.
New Orleans, Ia., on the 80th day of
November, 1915, at the hour of 10
o'olock A. M.
Whereat id oreditors shall present
and prove thei oclaims elect a rqt
and nx the amnunt of i bonds shal
determine in Wht maneMa ad at
what ta*p t propery of the beank*
r ts estate shall be sold, and shall
e such otheo, steps e are pertinent
and oneossary for the promotion of
the best lateret of the said estate,
and shall do such other things as the
w ma. mru and a may be brought
Wbefore . A. B., Referee.
Sheriff ale.-No. 1948.
8. E. Morris, et als.
PS virtue of au order of q ýIi' 142
Fe '9e of the 3t lJudlcW d court of
4ttub icauction, to the liat a highest bid
Saturday, .lanuary 4, 191A
st the riipel frot door of the courthouse at
-ranknton, La., between the lel1l ale hours
tdo-asl isles, the followinl described prop.
One 1 rkM bay horse, weight about
800 pounds. Hindfeet white.
Terms of sale: bsh, with benefit
87h ayo Nv4.
| :Listen Prospecto r!
240 acres of land in Spring
SHill neighborhood, three miles
from railroad. Thirty-five aores
in cultivation, forty timbered,
small creek runs thru western
side of farm, and forty acres
could be turned into pasture
well watered. One six room
dwelling house, one tenant house
-ad one barn 30x50 feet An
ideal stock farm. Prioe reason
able. Must sell. Apply to,
4. T. Corkern or W. A. Corkern
Notice of Registration of T'h
Whereas the undersigned Las pma
chased at sherlff's sale po the I!b
day of June, A. D. 1912,t4I foilowing
-described property to.wlt: Lo or,
block 7, and Improvmenmts In RU
ardsontown, La., which y ~Ies
aeusedl n the name of H. b .
Notioe is hereby given to whom .t
,y eonoeerthat I have eamid tSeo.
deed to registered la eek
Foolio 619, of the a n Bpiq4
of Washington Pr&
Notice of Registration of Tax
Whereas the undenrigned has
chased at Sheri's sale on the
day of June A. D.1912 the folipwl
described property to-wit:
Lot 15, blook l of the town ofng
La., which property is asseeeled lin
name of J. A. Stewart. Notlq .
hereby aiven to whom |t e
o-_n that I haIq Mi se d Ž