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J. VOL BROCK, - - - Editor.
watered as secod class matter April 5, 1910
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ke Aes of Conurem of March 3, 1879.
Advertising Rates on Application
Address all Communications to
Era-Leade'r, Franklinton, La.
Advertisements and subscriptions
will be continued at regular rates un
$ti all put indebtedness is paid up.
SUBSCRIPTION 81.00 A YEAR.
Prnaklintun, La, March 23, 1911
Now, look here Mr. Merchant
of Franklinton, do you think you
are treating your local news
r as you shouldY We have
this town ten mercantile estab
ment and we are carrying
'Tdvertieements at present for I
two of these, We have turned
down several paying adver
tisements, from out-of-town '
eOncerns, because we believe i
, t.b* l d not wholesome nor for the i
:lzt ~i nterest of the community,
although perfectly legitimate.
Wehaive got to live. Our family
mUst. be supported, and we think
haCthe merchants should give
Sustheir patronage. There is v
ag that pays better, leav- o
oiut your obligation to your 81
_ cl paper. o:
-' didates are getting rather lt
umerous. Every day a new hi
a is brought to light and we
of many others who are R
usly considering the propo- M
It's a good thing, and H1
'thus give the people an
unity of selecting good, G,
nt men to fill the various
The next priiaary does Ril
take place until next January Eu
the "dear" people will have an(
. to suffer a long time before I
rid of the "pesky" things. lie
Rio Notes. Fue
),:. wood and children, Pus
,ton. were guests of N
iands on Tuesday. I,
'4 spent Saturday re
stung on the river.
Emrma nd Josie ___
t. J. I. Waller have
rom New Orleans
.. 1, itheir new
dm was a Frankfli.
eand Stella Magee,
tuo, spent Friday and
r is a business
orlda this week.
very much to learn
Mi ssa Ole Seever
aZ lster of our prin
,r and Mrs, Seever
btore her death and
Pband was a Frank
by of Franklin-,
S iNay a Sundar
itb alot of inae
1ea erone D
tor s~ler. al
Two Killed in Crap Game. i
Tuck Winnighamo and Del Sax.
D.6 son, both white men and real
dents of Mississippi, were shot r
litor. and killed at Warnerton, La., tenl
, i91o miles north of here, Sunday atf. t
under ternoon, by Tom Beach. The .
tragedy occurred on the third I
aton floor of a gin owned by John 8
to Pierce, where a crowd of boys $
and young men had collected, t
ions presumably for a crap game. It o
un- has not been learned here just a
P. how the difficulty arose. It t,
R. seems that Saxson and Beach a
- were the principals first involved,
g11 and that Winningham went to
the rescure of his friend, Saxson.
ant Beach, who is now lodged in jail. ,
you here, claims that Saxson was!
ws. advancing on him with a piece of B
tave timber when he (Beach) fired, o
ab- and that Winnagham then began
ins firing at him. Both men werei':
for killed almost instantaneously, H!
ied Neither spoke after being shot, i_
er- and died almost at the same time. te
wn The coroner and sheriff went of
ae immediately to the scene, and an; o
he inquest was held Monday. to
te. Honor Roll of Gorman Oe
ily High School. be
ve To be an the honor roll a pupil tha
is must have 85 in deportment, in sig
v- Punctuality. and an average of cho
ur 85 in the subjects for the grade '1
of which he is a member. The nes
following children having met to C
or the requirement are entitled to
iw honorable mention:
re First-Dalton Burch, Frank
re Richardson, Van d a Stafford,
D- Myrtle Denman, Earl Sylvest and «"N
d Hasel Booty.
n Second-Herbert Bickbam and 1I
I, Grace Baham.
- Third-Sheldon Erwin. Selma Fe
a Richardson, John Richardson, hav
I Emmet Packer, Athilee Stafford shall
a and Geneva Burch. corn
Fifth-Anita Richardson, Wil. 8 a.
lie Richardson and Rena Miller. griun
Sixth-laettie Sylvest, Altha corn
Stafford, Marcus Stafford, Lince crust
Fussell and Oda Passman. ; have
Eighth--Homer Fussele, Nanie with
Fussell and Eloace Richardson. wish
Ninth--Irma Bickham. get un
Irregular--Be s s ale Sylvest, ways
Myra Sylvest. Ida Sylvest. Mur.
roll Stafford and Maggie Roberts. I
BANK OF ANGIE,
ew Locat.d at Anus, Washito Parish, La.
Report furnished to the State Examiner o. Banks by
the above Bank, it the close of business
e,- on March 14, 1911.
I Loans secured by mortgage .............. $ 8,849 15
Other loans and discounts ..... .... . .. 82,025 08
rn Overdrafts, seoted and unsecured........ 181 76
er Other bonds, stock, securities, etc.......... 12 50
in. Banking house, furniture and fixtures...... 6,055 00
er Due from banks and bankera ............. 28,877 49
nd Checks and other cash items ........ ..... 17 00
Giold coin.......... ....... ............. 477 50
k BSilver nickle and copper coin .............. 975 72
National bank notes and all issueA of U, S.
Government............ . ...... 5,08400
S uspense aecount ....................... 10 00
.. . . . ............ ...$82,565 10
S ptal stock paid n ........ ... $15,000 00
Surplus......... ............... 1,500 00
Undivided proltsless expenas and taxes paid, 1,144 70 O
Due to other bank and banker............ 12,500 00
Individual deposits subjet to check ........ 25,498 54 9
e Ie cSlcktes odeporlt ............. 22,15 26
Demand perti ates depets ........ 2,789 18
r Casbier's che outstanding........... 2,002 51
, - . ........ ......82.565 19
STAT OPLowa A, P.
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PuVblicb . U.c
stne. f Town Council Proceedingd
I Sax. Franklinton, La., March 17, '11
rsi- ]At a called meeting of the
shot Mayor and Board of Aldermen,
, ten of the town of Franklinton, on
f. the above date, there being pre
The sent: D. h. Branch, Mayor; J.
third E. Sturdivant, Robt. Babington,
John and J. K. Johnson, Aldermen,
boys said meeting being called for
1ted, the purpose of deciding whether
" It or not the town would purchast
just certain corrogated steel culverts
It to be used on the streets of the
leach said town.
Ived, After consideration, the follow
t to ing ordinance was adopted to
a Wait Resolved by the Mayor and
e of Board of Aldermen, of the town
, of Franklinton, that D. E. Branch
Mayor, be and is hereby author
,r i need to purchase for the town, of
were Barry Bros. of New Orleans,
ibot' La., 00 pieces, corrogated galvan
o ized steel culverts, 18 in. diame
ae. ter, 15 ft. and 2 in. long, at price
Sant of 80 cents per foot, on the fol
lowing terms, to-wit: one half
to be paid Oct. lst, 1911, and
Oct. lt, 1912, said payments to
be non-interest bearing.
Be it further resolved that
zpil the said mayor be authorized to
in sign contract for the said pur.
ade There being no further busi
['be ness, meeting adjourned, subject
net to call.
D. E. BBAwc.
J. K. JOHNSON, Mayor.
nd "Notice To Those Desir.
nd nlg Corn Crushed.''
From this time on we shall
have special grinding days, we
.d shall on every Wednesday crush
corn and on every Saturday from
ii 8 a. m. untill 8 p. m., we shall
. grind meal, we will also crush
a corn on this day but prefer
e crushing on Wednesday as we
have always a.steady all day run
a with meal on Saturday. If you
ý. wish to be first you will have to
get up early because there is al.
, ways a rush.
Yours very truly,
I W hi ?fab Lh . ,Sup,8., j. O1
Are You Saving
ArM NH Ab YOU MI0HT
fO P * e44N O I.,O Sw MIf, W l w
If you continue to spend all you
earn, you will be poor all your life.
SEvery man, woman and child
should start a savings account and add to it regu
This Bank pays 4 per cent Interest, compounded
four times a year.
Bank of Franklinton
Is always extended to those in
distress, but we have no sym
pathy to waste on the man
who borrows his neighbor's
paper when he can have one
of his own at a mere nominal
expense. Your home paper
stads for year intererts and
the interests of your home
town. It deserves your moral
and fSnancial support. If you
are not a member of our
family of readers you should
begin now by sending in your
A PrMghtfu Riemer.
OCell-.Poor AlM Dington Is as
the verge of complete nervous prostra
tlon over a eriminally stupid rumor.
Percy--My word! It's the 'rst r4
heard of It. What agitated the dee
Cecl-Some anonymous writer hs
declared that in the very ear futbre
valets will so longer be fashionasl
Pay Day Net Eternity.
"Young man," said the serious gI
tlmsa, "dlt you ever pase and
think that each tick of the clock
brings you another moment nearer to
the end of your aexstence"'
"I was thinningl of somethng of
that kind this very minute," cheerful
ly replied the youth, "only the Ides
struck me that each tick brought pep
day that much nearer."
Up s Uncle.
"Oh, uncle, do give mother i
retty diamonds ack agalin".
"What on earth do you mera,*4.
lNag? I haven't them."
"But I heard mother say that sk
has had to let you have them since he
st brlidge party, and won't be abM to
get them back for a long time!"
Animale That Ream.
"Now, Johale"' asked his teaches
"when you go to tLe country in sum
mer what sanimals do you see roving
"noarder," was the prompt reply..
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