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8 . yOUÄE ASD AMERICAN BOGALUSA, LA., THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 1922. NUMBER 27. n Honored By State Organiation fiter Green of Varnado, one of known citizen< of Washing-j •«rish, was honored at the v. 0 f the American Farm Bu ./Baton Rouge last week when elected as one of seven on the board of the state. Repre-j es wer present from thirty and all reported that the, were exceedingly optimistic 4(K „ |t swhichh«v« b,e„ Ob. in other s e Uj - •« ra î' t L°S in thij state. .' . ® Smith of O a I 1 h 3 -inresident. . . — president. . . ^interesting < e P ... rwas the anno - «tien which the banks and have , t * Whitney Central and Inter men of the state the organization. The Hi tney Central and Inter Unks of'New Orleans had rep 3**8^ tea^ ee in ,n wha°t °way tanks could be of service. decided this year to give ' h was . rice and sweet potatoes the -Nation's attention. Farmers will • J-Lw to vrade their products ÄÄÄÄ L. Communities will pool their Communities will pool [ and in this manner get bid .*« .orne and bid on the entire to come.« , . , ... *i and it is believed that within , 4 »^t»jnll be increased several pal The committee for.Wash nis" will mean a big saving in -my with "middlemen" and lWay - m in this section feel they f£ r S'«r.i surplus' crons SÄ»-, .„ P . ■ laembership committee has been I®***! !? LuL* pm parish is now organizing for : (rive for members and it is be fd when the canvass is completed, utieally evert' farmer in the Ini be a member. | Ir, Green states he will be glad •pply any further information to IK interested. I fc, »> j «c • » »» iOWnS ana jaints ! * Leading Their Leagues loplusa baseball fan? are taking peat deal of pride in the fact that 8t Louis Browns of the Ameri- ! laçue and the St. Paul "Saints k American Association are ' respective leagues. iÂ"'iKiÆ , ÏÂ ■a and the urowns trainea Al year previous. lead ' ,eaa B.J. M. LINDSLEY HOSTESS TO BRIDGE PARTY AT ELKS* j J I 1 Iwge number of ladies attended bridge party given at the Elks' on Saturday afternoon. Mrs. Ï. Lindsley was hostess. Prizes ^ere won by Mrs. W. S. ifter, Mrs. C. L. Black and Mrs. «t! Morgan.. kfrrehmetits were served- after i.tunes. U THOMAS ENTERTAINS ORIGINAL BRIDGE CLUB ioost delightful meeting of the lia! Bridge Club was held Tues f dtemoon at the home of Mrs. | C W on Avenue B. | bests of the club were Mrs. Dan-j" Mf?an, -Mrs. J. D. Ogden, Mrs. ' Stone, Mrs. E. J. Dreyfus Weans, Mrs. Peyton Davis of Mrs. J. S. Pearce and) «anette Maxwell of Kansas He. * Prize was won by Mrs. R. and second went to Mrs. • Bonney. alad course was served at the *®ion of the games. 0 l *ND MRS. D. BIENN _ 1 ENTERTAIN V/ITH DINNER ; t -- ■^*nd Mrs. D. Bienn were hosts! ______ inner given in honor of the en .**ntof Miss Mina Fishman of'son to Jacob Bienn, brother of i ftmn. j r. were Mr. and Mrs. Franklinton Ben Bienn •Orleans, Mr. and Mrs. J. Gold-! ls s Mina Fishman and Jacob ! mans entertain for MISS FISHMAN Bd Mrs. J. Goldman enter / supper last week given Miss Mina Fishman of St. /nose present were Mr. and u -«ienn and Jacob Bienn. Î tO TO Nobtu r»Dm m, win CAROLINA 1 Elizabeth Mulling- and Mar at Sundav for! C., where they will at-]after People's Conference ! yterian Church, which is j Uj- ere £or ten days. The to t / s a '-' ; " visit East before returning : Tk .« A letUr from Miss * her sister here tell> of many t^entiitvs and beautiful! , on tta mountain, and tap wrote, they had justjterians and were all wrapped •t s 'tting by the fire, sleep under double Man- ! ' 1 p » v j oaaon of Covington wa= a as °>S Sicfap T V T „ , ns sister, Mrs. F. J. Tavlor ' 0r av *nue, last FruTav. E o. GUNN AND LEAHY PLAY IN FINALS last Saturday afternoon Rev. Gunn eliminated C. Buss from jthe list of those eligible for the local of j tennis championship. Buss put up a splendid fight, bringing most of the state'games up to a deuce score, but Gunn, playing a stronger game managed to take twelve straight games, winning two love sets. On Monday afternoon, Reverend junn defeated George Leahy in the the, last semi-final of the tournament, winning two fast sets with scores of ^ j !• I«. , games eahv ! hret f un to threrii ^ en h first se L ® t V " , ' r " ' ^ e u.fu Peare ,^ 3 three names in f J *■ f °°u ? next t hre « «âmes in fast straight playing. j th j 5 „1* r t gsTri.. j G s ^ senm^rai iriir n secoa d. tll score raising one game each, and staying even in this manner until th ill wnen Gunn t rn „ . , „ - in, wnen ounn brought: up his reserve force and took score stood four game all, when Gunn brought up his reserve force and took the next two games, winning both the. ! The S match will be played jsome time this week between Rever end Gunn and Walter Leahy the last; " ■ two contenders for the title. I Leahy defeated Robert Young ar.d J. M Hutchinson ir nreliminarv matches ^"ch^ul^d^S ! A. L. Rodgers in the semi-finajs, h ut due to ill health •finajä of the latter this i match cannot be played, and as Gunn!, —i r— 1 — — ,iT_ . .■ . ; Bogalusa Accepts Tennis i riiallemrA from FranUinlnn ! Eliallengetrom F rankIintOn ! - and Leahy are the only two partici pants who have not been defeated, ] they will meet in the finals. i i Upon the completion of this final i J& mg recq u.t co\ei to the ru nnei -un. , d___ 1 ____ A ____. T ___. : Bogalusa has accepted a challenge from Franklinton tennis players for a match'to be played here on'the aft par-jernoon of July 4th. | Rev. E. C. Gunn, Thdrne Deuell, Charles Yoang, Hobson Williams, Walter Leahy, Robert Magee and I George Leahy comprise the list of those who may* have the honor of (representing Bogalusa in these. ! matches and all this week matehes ' . matches and all this week matches;Ard, will be played in order that the three best players may be selected for the team. | Franklinton will be well represent- j ed by W. S. Burris, D. C. Corkern !j all of whom have j ^ ^ ! and^Rohert^Broc^k lis possible that Mount Hermon may I î 1 "l. C, ^ to P B02 e 1 " S ' *° »»*** : to be played on the same date, in 'which event three additional local! ' won for themselves a reputation for] "'ability with a tennis racquet, and it j which event three additional local J players will be selected to compete I in this match. Breland Wins Mile Race At K. of C. Meet Sunday Atlee* Ereland, the South's distance champion runner, _captured ; 1 I j cn the mile run Siindav at the Knights of Columbus Dav ^ in New Orions In ! Goiumous uay m Aew urieans. in winning this race Breland displayed, the best form he has shown m the 1 last year and for that reason has been j selected to represent the South at the j American Track Meet to be held at N w-tl° r - S ty J n S ? P i emb€I V , f | ^ Ith eighty days left m which to , tvam and prime himself, and with | | ' | ^ofthis rear ! ~ _ | ' r> c . t° OM j of<*'°y ^COUtS 1 eam Mike J to Varnado; Lose Troop No. 3,-i^U. hiked toi Varnado Friday night and played a j game of baseball Saturday with thei Varando team, score S to 7 in favor ! of Varnadg. However, the Varnado players j men, with one exception and were the game went into extra innings be 1 fore the Boy Scouts tasted defeat. ; Eleven innings were required to de jcide the game. The playing of Blunt, Sheridan, ,,,, w, jjiu.ii. U1 , aiu „„ Blackwell, Case, Gronstrom and Gib of'son featured. , i Tho line-up follows: Blackwell J j pitcher; Blunt, catcher; Case, first i base; Gronstrom, second base; Quinn, .third ba,se • Jenkins shortstop, Gib son, left field; Scroggs, shortstop; j ! Sheridan, center field; Ricks, right | field; Big Head, right field; Lefoldt, third base ! ' _ „ _ j BRIARS MOTOR TO j MOBILE IN EIGHT HOURS I™ Mr. and Mrs. George Briars mo-j tored to Mobile Sunday afternoon,! where Mrs. Briars will remain for aland few weeks's visit with her parents, j Mr. Briars retuned to Bogalusa Mon- ' day. It required only eight hours ] elapsed time to make the trip to Mo-j bile. * Mr. Briars reports splendid roads, at-]after leaving Guulfport, Miss., but [that the roads between Picayune and Poplarville to Gulfport are pretty I rough, but passable at all places. several]--o BAPTISTS AND PREBYTERI ANS TO PLAY BALL ON SATURDAY j - A hall game will be played between jthe teams of the Baptists and Presby justjterians at the Pleasant Hill paik on Saturday afternoon at 4 o'clock, to l [which the public is invited. The Baptists are leaders of the Interdenominational League and the game promises to be an exciting one, ^dllic promut to IU Uc till U**C( as the Presbyterians have made some , li__■ .___ ___At. changes in their line-up since their,circle last appearance. GREATEST CELEBRATION IN CITY'S HISTORY ON FOURTH All is in readiness for the big day next Tuesday when Bogalusa wil en tertain thousands of visitors a: itsj annual Fourth of July celebration, Reports from adjacent sections of: Mississippi and Louisiana are to the a to J effect that bigger crowds will attend i this year than ever before in the his | tory of the day. of 1 M a „: c r;tv Post Vo n .l of t v e itf'* » taâl f 'the work of putting over this iirst L Louisiana-Mississippi celebration, an ,^ nounces that all arrangements have; been completed without a hitch, and ' nrnm -, ao ! P r °mise the .entertainment and tdu-l cational features of the day will sur-] c.pass anything ever seen here before, ; p n , u _ *____*___ ;i , ,____Gardiner The program will be printed and i read y £or distribution by the enc of , , Tentatively it cousins of w eek. ^i e.Uativeij it const-.* ot j ' n consis - s 01 f t Cit F Hall, Captain R. G. Holt, g^r.d imarshal, Roj Stone anu Hine^ il 1! ^î ns * asslstar >ts. ' very organization in town is re | "*~y—n.—' V --— — * Quoted to participate and owners ® £ ! automobile^ are urged to decorate !^ei^ ca r| for the occasion. All mer ]5 la E. ,n% ' £et i to enter trade floats. 10:45 a. m.—Awarding , . , . , . . , ; for best decorated automobiles. The ÎH. Sullivan; speech, Hon. Joseph E. oulllïail , aiJCCVI1 , XiU „. ! Ransdell; speech, Hon. Theodore Bilbo . g pe ' ech 'Hon. T. Semmes Wamsley. :£°F, De . st decorated automooue-. The ;f° llo wing comnnttee has been invited i £ ? act as - lu df cs: ^ Irs - J - H ; Cassldy , i ch «»™ a n ; Mn. George A. Town b ®reo» Fifth «d ^^ïlm-PatriPtic addresses (in , Goodyear Park) . p ray er, Rev. E. C. 'Gunn; Introductory speech, Hon. W. ' 12 noon-—Daylight Fireworks Goodyear Park. 1 p. m.—Trqck Meet at Y. M. C. A. Miss Maud Ard Married Sunday to W. V. Brown; . Miss Maud Ard, daughter of A. W. residing at 542 Avenue B, and one ' of t he best known and most L harniing y0U ng ladies of this city, | vvas marr j e( } to William V. Brown j Sunday afternoon, the ceremony !j ng place in Franklinton, Reverend:at j Sweeney officiating. ' Mr. and Mrs. I the wedding The n*>wlvweds Ve : turned to Bogatoa foYliwint the ceremo —•' ^ «•<« *- „*" 3 . The (bride was employed for a year Ed Savers. Mrs. F. W. Bovd and the (bride's father, A. W. Ard, attended ; / rn Lumber Company. or more in the law office of Hon. B. D. Talley and vyas for several 1 months stenogi'anher at the Cham I her of Commerce. j The bridegroom came to Bogalusa (last year from Hattiesburg, Miss., ?'and is a sawyer at the Great South-! 1 **" ------a...... is ^eUjfcjs ! T Wn & P ° PUla1 ' ,n th<? youn & er set. Mr . and Mrs. Brown have been 1 kept busv receiving the congratula j tions of their many friends. ^ j - ~ 0 - A* V \\7 r A | Part ,ï A ^ Y * ' A , , , p or Grown-Up Children | __ r ' 0n next Frida . v - June 30 - thore wil11 ! be a party a£ the J- T W -. C - A - the | grown-ups, for the ladies who are j big crowd is expected—the ladie^ J big crowd is expected—the ladiees Ä? Ä' " S ^M .Every woman of Boys,ura is t j Vl£ ? d who is willing to .01 get her age and w ^° "'^1 a good .aught. It ! starts at 8 o cIock and there is no .charge—everything is free, refresh j men P 3 and all LAFTMAN EXPECTED HOME WITHIN THE NEXT WEEK R. H. Laftman, of the Bogalusa ? apt j r Company who has been in , Sweden visiting his parents, and ac ?j m P an ; e f, i ident of the Great Southern Lumber j(-° m P ari >» oa a tour of inspection of several of the large paper nulls off j Sweden and other European e.ojn | £r . ,e A' 1S , ex P ea *ed to arrne home w, * b,n tJ je next few days, ! ^' r- Laftman sailed from the j States early in May. It has not been Colonel Goodyear j announced when I™ 11 return - THOMAS WASCOM DEAD Thomas Wascom, aged 69 years, aland for-the past several years a resi dent of Bogalusa, died at the family residence in Richardsontown last Thursday evening. He had been a lifelong member of the Baptist Church. Funeral services were conducted at the Wascom home Friday, Rev. Mathews officiating and .burial was in the Pounds Cemetery. Mr. Wascom is survived by fou 1 * iquepin, Miss., and Mrs. Cora Apple white of Bogalusa. children, Oscar and John Wascom of • Liogalusa Mrs. Ada Larvej of ' hui MASON FAMILY TO LEAVE All Bogalusa will regret to learn u.iai >» . 1 ^. mallm «nu laiauv, x - x Pleasant Hill,wrilljeave the middle of ! that W. E. Mason and family, of friends during their dence in this city next month for Dallas, Tex., where they will make their future home. ! Mr. Mason has been associated withjenees the Bogalusa Paper Company and he I and Mrs. Mason have made a large resi-;tion, ! I 2 p. m.—Baseball, Bogalusa versus Magnolia, at Pleasant Hill ball park, 3 p. m.—Special free act, Good year Park. 3:30 p. m.—Horse race on Avenue B. See program for prizes : 4 p. m.—Wrestling and boxing bouts. Cutrer versus Captain Evans for world's welterweight champion sb'P afl d Police Gazette belt, at ball >»* Hill • 8 p.m.—Spectacular fireworks dis- play, over G. S. L. mill pond, 9 p. m.—Dancing a f the Armory. music by Blanchard's Orchestra, Dav and nio-ht—r.«.«'* Sho«- Day and night—Gray's Shows, In addition to the above, the Com mittee on Amusements, of which Geo. is chairman and Ralnh Gardiner is chairman and Ralph ^ enry > acting chairman (due to the illness of the chairman ),>js now dick ^ a gtunt air _ man for an hat this , ërîng" with""V sTunY"äir'-ma7 forTn t airplane act. The only thing that BoSL Ïàs landing field F i suit 'hie land . . , ' . ~ G -he nennle of! ™r_ p _^LL ca .,,, 10 . I e ., peop e this sect ; on w :n honor-1 tunitv of witnessine some daredevil' ■ tunuy . 01 witnessing some daredevil. K"fna Ä'ute rfpcrpnr ' „ .. , , -, ,, , , die the various details of the celebra | quested the following gentlemen to tv G.jact a special entei'tainment com mittee to look after the speakers: ! Mayor W. H. Sullivan, Commissioners , descent. The committees designated to ban- dl t:on are all well organized and arc working hard to make the day a sue- cess. The merchants and business » «h« 1, has boon possible for the, ; cational features for the day. Commander J. H. Friend ha° re iE. R. Cassidy and J. P. Starns, .Judge j C. Ellis Ott and City Attorney Bas ] com D. Talley. ■ Young Business Man Weds Parish Seat Lady ; C. D. Tisdale, proprietor of the City Drug Store in North Bogalusa, was] j married, last Sunday to Miss Edith, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Wood ! of Franklinton, last Sunday after tak-'noon. The ceremony was performed the home of the bride's parents | in the pres'ence of only close relatives : and intimate friends, Rev. Sweeney 'officiating. Following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Tisdale left for the Gulf Coast, where they will spend their honey moon. The bride is a member of one of most prominent families in Wàshing I ton parish and is well known in Eo jgalusa, where si» has been a frequent visitor. She is an attractive and ae jComplished young lady and last year j taught school at Farmersville, La. The bridegroom has suent most of life in Bogalusa and is known to If. 1 ™»*, evary Clt / zen - He has , estal > lished'a fine business on Austin street and ranks as one of the most progressive business men of Boga Husa. j The announcement of the marriage will comemoreorle « asasurprise to their many friends in Bogalusa who will give them a heartv welcome on ! their arrival here. - 0 - K. of C. New Club House Ready for Occupancy Soon ^ ^ Cou„. occupancy days. The building was formerly oc cupied by the Magic City Theater. The elubrooms will be in the rear of the building, while the front will be used as the lodge room. The floor is being finished this week and it will also prove an ideal dancing place. It is expected that shortly after the Knights of Columbus move into their new home they will take an aetive part in social affairs. --o SHIPMENTS OF MELONS SHOW DAILY INCREASE _ ! Indications are that the shipments!^ of watermelons from this vicinity will increase with a rush the early part of next week, as the melpns are now ripening fast. To date only about ten carloads have been shipped, but by the end end of next week it is expected this number will be shipped daily. Buyers are on the ground to purchase the crop. It is now estimated that not more than '250 carloads of melons will be shipped from this section, owing to the fact that crops were greatly dam aged by the heavy rains of the past thirty days. MRS. FRIEND OUT Mrs. Emma Friend, one of Boga lusa's most estimable ladies who has been confined to her home for the t few dayS- is ab l e to be up again muc h to the delight of her many friends. PITTMAN IS SPEED COP NOW Patrolman Pittman and Motor Pa ---- Yt'-~"'YF " 1 — a few weeks. Mr. wood takes .n ofjtrolman Wood have* changed* jobs for j (beat on Columbia street, while Mr. Pittman is having some wild experi with the motorcycle. In a few days, however, he expects to be able [to give the speeders all of his atten as he motorcycle. has about mastered the NEXT WEEK IS TO BE WATERMELON WEEK ball dis- The week commencing July 3 will be known throughout as Watermelon Week, and every family is urged to eat watermelons. The idea originated in Georgia and Governor Hardwick issued his proclamation last week, and asked all governors to do likewise. Melons are now ripe and the prices] are moderate and it is believed that) enough melons will be consumed dur ing the week to make a brisk market for the week following. It is expected several carloads will be consumed in Bogalusa on July 4th. Baby Born in Morning; Son Dies About Noon I when Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Sandifer of the yfy 11 . ' an 818 Av. . hat a £ine 8-pound son at. 10 o clock in this I the morning. Three hours later their The peculiar coincidents that occur even in life and death was demon strated at the Elizabeth Sullivan Me morial Hospital last Wednesday ! 81 ?. Avenue B became the parents of that Ïàs I ÏS-months-old son,"Herbert Day, who ^ as been seriously ill for the past sev of! er al weeks with dysentery, died. I The regains of Herbert, were taken -------------------->.......-...... to Sandifers' old home at Jayess, w he»-e fun-ral services were eïZiï? ^ Älother ar.d new babe are resting to tv arc sue- ; the, ] I ■ we ll Mr. Sandifer is one of the valued employes of the operating department Î of the Great Southern Lumber Com ; pany. Maxie D. Stephens of Avenue E re- [ spent Tuesday in New Orleans. Bas Dr *nd Mrs. J. H. Sîaughter re turned Monday from a short visit in St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Carroll of Denham town are the proud parents of a fine baby girl, born last Monday. Mayor and Mrs. W\ H. Sullivan are expected home Sunday from a busi ness and pleasure trip to Buffalo and Other Eastern cities. „ .... , ,» -, , . George R.nge of New Orleans was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. .Miller , x , xx . „„„ __ _____ was] 0 n Michigan avenue for several days last week H Z T r l , . Tajlor and little daughter, and of F. J. Taylor and little daughter, Edna Earl, were week-end visitors to the Crescent City. Mrs. E. J. Gilley of Superior ave nue left Sunday for an extended vjsit with her mother at Liberty, Miss. Miss Cletta Davis of Ten Mile, Miss., and Miss Hollis Bowden of McHenry, Miss., were the guests of their aunt, Mrs. B. W. Cruthirds. Mrs. Win. Gatzman and two daugh __________________________________^ ters, Sophia and Lepna, left Sunday morning for Clinton, La., where they will remain fcuL severa l weeks visiting relatives and friends. Little Mary Lou, daughter >f Mr. Eo ae of to celebrated Her gittn ' birtnaay >- last week with a party to fourteen of h friends ïce cream an d cake ! " pr ue c.eam " ! Inez Bovd, 14-year-old daughter of P Ir - and Mrs. 0. Boyd of Bogalusa ' Terrace, is reported quite ill at home. ar.d Mrs. Cruthirds of Superior ave ---- celebrated her fifth* birthday on oc It ----- „ , gus W alker and Mr. H°lnies McComb were guests of W. H. BrisJ ter and famjly last Monday. The 11-months-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Passman of Adamstown is recovering from a long illness. Ernest Gatzman spent Sunday in New Orleans. Miss Mina Fishman of St. Louis, guest of Mrs. J. Goldman, visited rela tives and friends in New Orleans last week. Miss Ethel McCloskey of Nqw Or leans is the attractive guest of her sister, Mrs. W. E. Mason, on Pleasant Hill. Mrs. C. L. Black son and daughter are enjoying a week's visit with rela tives in Brookhaven, Miss. Miss Sheila Chesterman, formerly 0 f this city, but who now resides in '(Covington, is the guest of Miss Ger trude Gilbert. ! Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Caldwell and 1 '- ^, r . s ; Gilbert and is to be to daughter, Miss Gertrude, were among the Bogalusans who spent Sunday at Mandeville. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Anderson and Mr. and Mrs. Young of Scanlon, La., were guests Sunday of M. B. Ander son and family on Michigan avenue. Jim Anderson of Franklinton, La., spent Sunday with M. E. Honaker and family on Michigan avenue. Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Mizell and . litte daughter, Nona, and Miss Ce-jeut leste Knight, all of A.venue C, spent j Sunday with Mrs. Byrd of Isabel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Mizell. Ernestine Willey spent the week , , ,1 , e T „j„ t>___ d er.c, at t. e ome ® 1 1 1 ' ' ' Carter m Franklinton, -he guest o Geraldine Richardson. Ernestine re turned home Monday afternoon. V. S. Hickman e»ui family, accom panied by W. P. bcewart and fam ily, motored to Mandeville last Sun day, carrying lunches and spent the day picnicking and the night at A hit a j j Springs, returning to Bogalusa Mon day. . I C. E. Watts and family left Sun-j day for Sumrall Miss., where theyj future home. Mr. j firm of ,wu, make their ,. atts was a member Qf th \\ att? Bros., merchants on Columbia (street, but sold his interest •business. the Swamp Road Fixed At Last will to Fae road through Pearl River 'spot which has caused tourists as well and as citizens on both sides of the river |î° become better acquainted, has at as£ peen placed in good condition, that) Action came following the request i Spekenhier, chairman of the ! p ood Roads Committee of the Boga j lus a Chamber of Commerce, to ask ! the City o£ Bogalusa to pay the ex 'P. ens? e of putting the road in condi of . in tion. Federal Engineer Smith, charge of the roads in that vicinity, rendered assistance in the work. City Engineer Willis had his crew in the swamp filling in some holes a nd re during bumps. Many truckloads of : £ ray el were placed in the bad holes ! a , is now believed the road will ! b°ld up until the new road leading of j^arl River 'side was''completed on * y week. For the past several ; weeks it has been almost impossible i to drive through the swamp and the from the bridge is completed. The bridge and approach on this side of the river was completed sev eral months ago,,but the approach on , . . ,. taxpayers were becoming indignant ' over the conditions. When Mr. Smith j assumed charge of the road, one.of i} 113 £irs£ was to seeure permission I to repair the road. The delay on that ( s ^de wa3 caused by lack of gravel and CQmpmentt Mr. Smith states the work of grav eling the road to Poplarville will be completed in a short time. His crews have just reached the far end of the swamp and it is expected that within the next thirty days the road will be. completed to the bridge, and then the ; benefits of the bridge can be fully E enjoyed, ! The completion of the bridge and ' the road will n\ean a great deal to re- ; both communities and attract scores in of tourists to this section. -o BUILD ROAD TO are 'OLE SWIMMIN HOLE' Perhaps there is no one sport in Bogalusa that is giving as much pleas ure these days as the "swimming ihole" in Bogue Lusa Creek, back of | ßtt £ Buffalo, | At mtle expenge a road co - jld be a - k , tf* . p ® n , se ? , r ,? ad co " ald th< A# °A* ^ ^ hous f? built for dressing rooms, [This wou.d permit many to enjoy the of of spoi't who do not now indulge Qn ac count of the inconvenience of wear ing their bathing suits home or of changing clothes in the woods. ————o POPULAR BOILERMAKER DIED SUNDAY EVENING L. W. McManus, for several years a resident of Bogalusa and one of the best known boilermakers of the city died at the Elizabeth Sullivan Me rporial Hospital last Sunday evening, Death was due to blood poisoning which developed from a carbuncle. The deceased was 46 years of age and resided on Ontario avenue in of . . of | ernoon, the -.Voodmen of the World aad the Boilermakers' Union assist herjipg Rev. James E. Dean, pastor of He came Jiere A widow "and Northwest Bogalusa. from McComb, Miss. • two sons survive. Funeral services were conducted at the family residence Monday aft jthe Superior Avenue Baptist Church, .(with the services. Burial was ia Bo ofjg. a j uga Cemetery. T h e deceased'was a trustee of the j Superior avenue Baptist Church and , v '' a 3 a splendid citizen and active church worker and is mourned by a (host of sorrowing friends. j -n in j BUILDING AND LOAN TO PAY 5% SEMI-ANNUAL DIVIDEND in C. L. Black secretary of the 3o gaiusa Building and Loan Associa tion, announces that at a meeting held recently it was again decided to pay a semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent on all installment stock and 4 per cent on all paid-up stock. Never in the history of the local company have they paid less th^p that amount, which record has not been equalled by any building and loan or home stead company in the state. The success of the association is due in a large measure to the work of Mr. Black and reports are that the coming six months will be one of the most active perioids in the history of the association. 51 CHILDREN ATTEND STORP HOUR AT SUPERIOR SCHOOL There is no better way for the chil dren to display their happy feelings than to allow them to attend the story-telling hour at the various city schools each week. . There were fifty-one children pres Ce-jeut ( as t Thursday afternoon at 5 j o'clock at the Superior Avenue school, land it would be impossible to deter mine which is the most eager for the sto J. ies ap d games to begin. Mrs. J. M. Toney of Superior ave ' nue had the afternoon's program in band, assisted by Mesdames White and Planche, who donated cream that was served at ths the stories and games. the ice jlose of a j mont College, Nashville, Tenn. She I reports having a wonderful time, with fine,teachers and plenty of study. -o-- j George Gardiner is confined to his room at the Pine Tree nn, suffering Mrs. C. W. Davidson is attending the four weeks' course in Sunday School training given at Ward-Bel with a severe summer cold. He ex pects to participate in the Fourth of July celebration, however.