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Franklinton, La., Oct. 15, 1914
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of the ownership, management, etc., mous1
required by the Act of August 24,
1912, of Era-Leader, published weekly r1h
at Franklinton, La., for October 1, be tuo
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MRS. J. VoL BROCK, Editor. ernt
Sworn to and subscribed before me p
this 8th day of October, 1914. with
(Seal.) W. J. DoBsoN, Stat
Election Proclamation. payn
Notice is hereby given that by a
proclamation of Hon. Luther E. Hall, form
Governor, there will be held an elec- in ti
tion at all the polling places in Wash
ington Parish, La., on Tuesday, Nov. road
3rd, 1914, for the following offices, to- unds
Member of Congress for Sixth Con
gressional District. supl
Member Railroad Commission of 8 1V
Louisiana tor 2nd Railroad Commis
sion District. app
Judge, Court of Appeals, 3rd Dis- asce
trict, 1st Circuit. age
Member Iioard of Equalizers for
6th (:or.ressional District.
Member of Board of School Direct- \
ors to succeed members elected in
1912 for two years, in Wards 2 and 4. 1
City Judge for the City of Bogalusa, esti
Constable for 4th Ward. tho
Police Juror, Member School Board, No
Justice of Peace and Constable for
6th Ward. Iles
The following commissioners and c
clerks are hereby appointed to hold
said election, to-wit:
Ward 1, precinct I. Boutwell-Com'rs, W. W. Pa
Waiters, Wmn. Wascom, F. D. Brumfield; clerk,
A. Fricke Jr.
Ward I, precinct 2, Burkhalter & Magee's
Mill-Com'rs, James Stafford, J. R, Moak, tW(
Newton Miller; clerk, L. L. Richardson.
Ward 2, precinct 1, White's Mill-Com'rs, T.
B. Roberts, C. M. Miller, S. W. Wilks Jr.; On
clerk, C. B. Bankston.
Ward 2, precinct 2, Mt. Hermon-Com'rs, G. pe
. M. Tate. W. T, Ott, W. E. Porter; clerk, 0. E.
Ward 3, precinct 1, Franklinton-Com,rs, A.
C. Pool, H, C. Richardson, T. D. Foil; clerk, J. da
Q. Lillard. SU
Ward 8, precinct 2, Hackley-Com'rs. J. E,
Toney. Chas. Thomas, Andrew Neilson; clerk, 8,
R. D. Love.
Ward 8, precinct S, Warnerton Com'rs, John pr
W. Smith, Eli Warner, G. M. Roberts; clerk,
Clem Pierce. li
Ward 4, precinct 1 Bogalusa-Com'rs, D. W.
Richardson, L. A. Pierce, F.J. Adams; clerk, 11i
E, W. Starnes.
Ward 4, precinct 2, Rio--Com'rs, L. P. Byrd,
H. R. Mitchell, W. K. Mizell; clerk, R. E. Tal
Ward 5, precinct 1, Varnado-Com'rs, L. Mc- OI
Millan, Joe Rester, G. W. Seal; clerk, W.
Ward 5, precinct 2, Popeviller-Com'rs, J. J.
Crain, P. B. Kemp, C. W. Tynes; clerk. L. L.
Ward 5. precinct 3, Angie-Com'rs, 5. W,
Wilkes Sr., . J. Ball, G. E. Adams; clerk, W- Oj
Ward 5, precinct 4, Sheridan--Com'rs,. M. M. ii
Sininons, J. L. Hennesy, Albert Lang; clerk,
J. S. Knight. A
Ward 6, precinct 1. Enon-Com'rs, J. T.
Magee, W. A. Corkern, E. D, Sheridan; clerk, 8
a. W. Knight.
This September 29th, 1914. a
Magee W. Ott,
S T. M. Babington,
M. A. Thigpen,
Supervisors of Election.
Police Jury Proceedings. F
lF'ranklinton, La., Oct. (6.--On r
the above date the Police Jury of
Washington Parish, La, met in I
regular monthly session, at the I
court house in the town of Frank- It
linton with all members present. I'
President smith called the meet
ing to order, and the minutes of
the previous meeting read and
The first business ill order was
On muoticn duly seconded and
carried tile following accounts
S. G(. Seal, repairs on bridge.... 14 75
J. B. Magee, repairs on Enon
' .bridge. ...... ............2. 23 00
Gt. S, Lbr. Co., lumber sold S.
M . Carroll.......... ..........485 84
J. R. McCain, repairs on bridge 20 00
Pierce Bros & ('o., lumber and
labor on Warnerton bridges..311 73
l. A. Thigpen, office supplies..101 20
L. A. Simmons, lumber and
la'bor on bridge......... ..... 3 7 47
()tto Carson, labor on bridge.... 12 24
Willie Bank ton, building bridge 79 19
Walter Givens. labor on bridge. 20 00
A. J. )avis, labor on bridge.... 57 00
Willie Parks, labor on bridge... 12 50
D. W; Ad::. -, labor on Enon
b rid ge ................. ....... 0 0
SBulivar Adams. labor on Iuon
September ... .............. 389 85
T. J. Simmons. bill rendered,
On motion by C. A. Jenkins, -
eunded by IL. i. Spring and
:rried the nmtter of chanrting
.e vard line betýveen wards four
,::d ·ix was def'ered indefinitely.
On motion by C. A. Jenkins,
, :uly sccndt'd by R. H. Spring
- and carried that all claims for """
services as commissioners and
clerks and returning officers of
elections from January 1st, must
-s be filed with I). E. Branch, Chair
man of the Parish Democratic
On motion by R. E. Keaton,
duly seconded by C. A. Jenkins
and carried, the following resolu
tion and ordinances were unani
dy That the contracts hereafter to
1, be made for the building and
ss maintanance of public roads shall 1
Vol be let separately in each ward,
on, under the supervision and direc
ees of the member of Police Jury
g 1 from said ward.
t of Approving and accepting cer
tain work of Boyd and Bradshaw
me performed under their contract
with the Parish of Washington,
State of Louisiana, and authoriz
ing the issuance of certificates of
Whereas, certain work per.
il, formed by Boyd and Bradshaw
Aec- in the maintainance of public
vov. roads in the parish of WashingtonI
to- under their contract with said
on- Parish, dated June 1911, and their C
supplemental contract dated Aug.
8of , 1911, has been inspected and
approved and the mileage tlwreof
Dls- ascertained by proper authorized
agents of the Police Jury, all as
hereinafter set forth; and
irect- Whereas, there is due said
nd 4. Boyd and Bradshaw on the last at Fre
alusa, estimate a balance of £263.75 an- at F
thorized to be issued as certificate h
bard, No. 26 of the series of 1914 but; ig"
never issued; therefore. inte
and Section 1. Be it ordained by inte
hold the Police Jury of Washington nt
w. w. Parish, La., That 175 miles ofden
clerk, d tte
public roads in wards one and latt
Moak, two of this parish, maintained by Pol
m'rs, T. the said Boyd and Bradshaw and by
7iks Jr.; by
on which there is due them $27.50
'rs, . per mile, under their contract
with the Parish of Washington, in
clerk, 1. dated June 9, 1911, and their
s. J. E, supplemental contract dated Aug.
8;clerk, 1911, and not heretofore ap
S, o proved and accepted, and the ob- ai
, ligation of the Parish of Wash- 26
is; .lerk, ington to said contractors in the or,
sum of $4.812.50 on said present pri
T estimate and the sun of $263.75 of
s, L. Mc- on said last estimate is hereby h
rk . L. Section 3. Be it further orje
, e. w, daiued, etc., That in pursurance
ierk, V- of ordinances pa:sed by this Po
s,. M.M. lice Jury on June 9, 1911, and
Aug. 8, 1911, and the terms of a'
n; erk said above mentioned contract o
and supplemental contract au-. tl
thnrized thereunder and executed
ction. n June 9, 1911, arnd Aug. 8, 1911
respectively byand between theii
Parish of Washington and theb
said Bradshavw, and of an ordi
.-On nance passed by this police Jury
ury of on Oct. 2, 1911, and of an ordi.
set in ance amending Section 3 there- s
at the of and passed by this Police Jury 1
F rank- on January 9, 1912, the P'resident
resent.of the Police Jury of Washingtou
e meet- Parish, be and he is hereby au- C
tes of thorized and directed to issue and
d and deliver to said Boyd anid Brad- i
shaw certificates of indebtedness
er was of the Parish of Washington, I
payable to said Boyd and Brad
d and shaw or bearer, in the aggregate
counts amount of $5000, all designated
as good roads certificates, series
...i4 75 of 1914, antd numbered 26 to 30,
both numbers inclusive, for 81)000
23 00 each, all dated Oct. 1; 1914, and
No. 26 maturing on Feb. 1, 1918, i
. g and payable out of the excess
nd revenues of the year 1915, and'
s..311 3 Nos. 27 to 30 inclusive, maturingi
s.. 101 20 0on Feb. 1, 1921, and payable outi
of the excess revenues of 1920, a1111
1 bearing interest at the rate o:f
dge 79 It five per cent, per annnm front
ge. 20 00 date, payable annually on the 1-t
.57 00 day of February until the pay
12 o ment of the principal thereof, as
. .. 4 00 evidenced by interest coupons at
S tached thereto, both principal
Treasurer of WAshington Prish Ih
at Franklinton, La., or at the mai
Whitney-Central Trust and Say.- war
ings Batik, New Orlealis, ,L , at for
the option of the holders of said ed;
interest coupons; and said certifi- l
cates shall be signed by the Presi- Jur
fdent of the Police Jury and at- the
attested by the Secretary of theI We
SPolice Jury, and said interest shy
1coupons shall he authenticated he!
0Iby the facsii'iile signatures of ed,
t said President and Secretary; all anm
in full accord with said ordinance wt
end said contracts hereinabove a,
r mentioned and enumerated. og
I Section 3 Be it further or- de,
;dained, etc., That certificate No. an
-26 for $263.75 as described in the w
ordinance authorizing the next id,
et preceeding estimate and adopted he
5 on July 7, 1914, be not issued and is,
the authority for its issuance is Bt
Y hereby revoked. e
S AN ORDINANCE. tO
e Providing for the final adjust. B
ment of the account between the o1
nd Parish of Washington and Boyd rc
of and Bradshaw on accountof their d,
tct contract with the Parish of \VWash. o
;a. iugton, dated June, 9, 1911, and ý
ed their supplemental contract dated a,
11 Aug. 8 1911, and providing for tl
he isouance of a certificate for the n
h balance due said c(,ntractors.
i Whereas, certificate No. 1 of p
the series of 1911, dated Oct. 1, t
di- 1911, due Jan. 1, 1914, for the
re- sum of $240; certificate No. 1 of
the series of 1912, dated Jan. 1,
ryt 1912, due Jan. 1, 1913, for $486;
ton and certificate No, 30 of the series
of 1912, dated July 1, 1912, due
U-d Jan 1, 1913, for $296 were not
d- paid according to their tenor, and
ess there was due on them in prinei
ess pal and interest on Jan. 1, 1914.
-n, the sum of $1119.90.and there was i
ate an error in the bill rendered and I
ted estimate providing for the issu
ance of certificate for work done
30,es on July 7, 1914, amounting to $50
000 which is due said c ,ntr'ctcor- ,and
and there is due said contractors on
916, itheir last estimate the sum of
1 '$6.25 over and above the 85000
aned of certificates of indebtedness au
ing thorized to be issued to them, by
rng ordinance this day adopted, m:k
ing a total of $1246.05, due said
I, f ll I a
f Boyd and Bradshaw by the Par
r ih of Washington; and, *
W1-t Whereas, the said Boyd and
- Bradshaw are indebted to the
Parish of Washington for services
s at- of convicts from Jan 1. 1913 to
ipil Feb. 1, 1914 in the sum of $466.88
p to and from Feb. 1, 1914 to Oct. 1,
ah 1914, in the sum of $185.62, and
the sun of 42 50 overcharige for appr
mainii ahel of roads in Fifth T
ward at $27,50 per mile, being
for three miles not actuailly work- Wm
I ed; or a t,tal of $715; therefore,
He it ordained by tlie PIolice
Jury of Washlngtint, Ia , 'That NI
the obligatlio of the Parish of abo
SWashington to Boyd and Brad. on
t shaw in the suin of $124d.05, as as p
I hereinabove set forth, is recogiliz T
ed, and the obligation of Hoyd o
1 and Bradshaw to the Parish of
e Washington in the sum oi' $715,
e as hereinabove set forth is ree- L
ugnized and the sum of $531 05,is e
declrted to be due \lssrs. Boyd
>. and Bradshaw by Parish of d
1e Washington; and thait the Pres- F'
Kt ideut of this Police Jury he and is bd
'd hereby authorized and directed to
id issue and deliver to said Boyd & at
is Bradshaw a certificate of indebt- hot
edness of the Parish of Washing
tl payable to the sai Boyd and Pa
st. Bradshaw or bearer, in the sum
he of $621.05, desigunated as good so
d roads certificate, series of 1914,.
dated Oct, 1. 1914, antd maturing co
on Feb. 1, 1921, and pa;yable o,ut
iid of the excess revenues of 1920 t
;ed said certificate bearing interestat la
for the rate of five per cent pttr an- hr
he num from date, payable annually al
on the first daly of February until
of payment of the principal sum
the There appearing no further
of business upon motion board ad - F
1 journed until Friday Oct. 16th.
W. L. Smith, Pres., h
ue W. E. Banister, Sec'y. ft
nd Tuesday elP 'tin for I ,lie d
ioi Juror in the Six It Ward resulted r
)14. in a good miaj rit. for F L .,il- d
was ford. Mr Sanflor'l is aC lthabl r
and busines man .nd Iiýwuli ;tnr.e
su- a great help) in tai inil .4 u m t, a
one ot parish aff ira. Pie " t.w c o- a
$50 didates of the Sixt W.trdI hiv- ts
and ll II no opponent s, were I t tillat
on e', being 1. J Green, miteir
of school board, A. D. W ,Iod, .1 us- i
000 tice of Peace, and 0. R Barker,
saik Notice to Tax Payers.
The tax r.lls for the ye;ar 1914
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Constable Sale-No. 515.
J. A. Brinker and L. Dti ziger.
Third Ward Justice Court, Parish of
Washington, State of Louisiana.
Notice is hereby given that by vir
tue of a writ of fieri facias issued out
of the above entitled court in the
above and numbered cause, to me di
rected and delivered for execution, I
will proceed to sell at public auction
to the last and highest bidder, on
Snturday, Oet,,her 17, 1914
at the principal front door of the court
house at Franklintln, La.. between
the legal sale hours for judicial sales,
the following property, to-wit:
Two show cases, one trunk, one ro
tating neelo; c.ie, five pair of shoes,
fourteen coats, fifty-one pair pants.
Terms of bale: Cash with benefit of
fth This 28th day of September, 1914.
J. N. Simimons, Constable.
k- Wm IL, Young, State Bank Examiner sh
ire, Vs. Bank of Angie. . . e
26th Judicial District Court of Louisi
lice ana, Washington Parish.
hat 1 Not'ce is hereby given that the
second provisional account in the
tI above matter, was filed in this c )urt
I.tli- on the 28th day of September, 1914,
and will become final within tel days be
as as provided by law.
1,iz This 29th day of September, 1914.
M. A. THIOPEN,
uyd Oct. 1-15. Clerk of Court.
715, Sherill Sale-No. 2240. ex
ree. L P. Pierce and .,1 Ijet'tIn 'Iunds W
i3ovd . i Irul 1tn 11(. Ltd
V ( Notice i. hereby given that by virtue of an
order of leri facias. issued out ,of the :6th
Judicial District Court of Louisiana., in and for
Washington Parish, in the atbove entitled
itpaUse antd to me directed. I will proceed to ar
r luis 1 ell at tlllikc auction to the last and highest
bidder, ,on g
ed to S;atrday, October 24, 1914
yd & at the prinelpal front door of the court house
at ,'ranklinton, La., between the legal sale
iebt- hours for judicial sales, the following de
scribed propert.v towit:
bing. Being and situate in Washington
and Parish, La.
Beginning at a point on the east line
of Francis Passon hr. No. 45, Tp. 3,
good south, R. 10 east and Sec. or hr. 41,
94, Tp. 3, south, R. 11 east, which is south
190 30' east 30.96 chns from the ne
tiring corner of said hr. anid whi h is the S(
, point marked "B" on said pIlat and
map of said surveyor, and 'run uig
1920 thence east to Bogue ('hitlo river, a
distance talhont 76.75 chns. Tract of y
ect tt land being in the north half ol said
r an- hr. belonging to said defeedatnts.
Terms of sale: Cash with benelit of C
u ally paiseinent.
tntiti This 16th day ,,f September, 1914.
sum. : T. J. S uimmons, Shrt'il!'.
I ad- Fifth Ward Justice ('court, Slate of
6th. Louisiana. Parish of \Washington.
Notice is hereby given that there
es., has been strayed before' me the un
dersigned authority, W. 1'. Fo)rd, a
freehold citizen ot said ward, parish
and State, and who b.iig by me
first duly sworn accord ng to law.
P) li('t' deposes and says, tlt for imore' thi
UlP'(l mix months last past, there ha- beet
roamiig at l:arte ;at and I.i:t.' tilt, r si
. 7;ti- dence of ;aflanlt the followiig stoc,.
table Two barrows of the hog kind, In
Sred with white spots, aboui
tr, rve tlreyears ,l,, t rk:.t with pit,
.,lsenyt, and under-hit in one1 ear, aid a It
Sand upper-bit i, the other eat: a..d
. I one black atld white ~p atttl ,bou
h tiv. two years old mnarked with under
Stsquare and upp"r bit in o'ie ear, an;tl
linlai- upper-squtare and unlder-bit in tih
.,lll[nt l I other eat.
.i iAlso onered cow with white sp,.
.) tis* in face, abo,uL three and one-hail
arker, years old. marked with upper-squarm
in one ,ar anit a spiit in th eh
ear, nio brand with red heifer calf.
Said sto.' to be sol I at the resi
dence of the saidl W. F. Ford in t i,
er s. Third Ward, Washington Pa'risn, Ia;..
t 1914 Sat ,,rday,October 24, 1914
at 11 o'clock a. ii , unless re(lain.
S by the owner, ;lalli all c(ts paid
InI, i Ternis of saie, \jl costs to be pai,
()fllf.,,, in, cash on da\ of l'd, tne halaIe;+ I
-ix month credIth, 'he pulrchaser t'
t,,r ' furiish his note with approved se
curity payable to pe:rish treasurer of
Washington Parish, La.
, Had This 3rd day of October 1914.
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