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. PUBLISHED WEEKLY.
J. VOL BROCK, Editor,
and Propriet r.
Lntered as second class matter April 5, 1910
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Address all Communications to
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Prankllnton, La., May 23.1912
The Era-Leader is authorized to
LOUIS L. MORGAN
as candidates for Judge of the 26th
Judicial District subject to the action
of the voters in the Democratic
The Era-Leader is authorized to
J. VOL BROCK
M. I. VARNADO
as candidates for District Attorney
for this Judicial District, subject to
the action of the Democratic Party in
the coming primaries.
: Member School Board.
The Era-Leader is authorized to
J. A. MOORE
#a a candidate for School Board Mem
sm f the Fifth Ward, Washington
ryis subject to the action of the
y1p' in the Democratic Primary.
0Gov, Ball Sworn In.
Efton Rouge, May 20.-Amid
1 icheers of 3000 loyal friends
id supporters, Luther Egbert
hall of Monroe took the helm of
:ouisiana's ship of state at 1:15
.,clock to-day and solemnly
p ged his honor to steer it true.
n with a solemnity even more
pressive because of its over
ring earnestness be deliver
!d an inaugural address so true
o his campaign promises that
'end and foe doffed their hats
The impressive oath of office
iI was ringing in the ears of
earers when the new Gov
r' declared his unyielding
ermination to carry out to the
r his campaign pledges be
re all else. He told them his
tmph was not a personal one,
lt a victory for the cause he
resented, and that he meant
servýe as the agent of that
. he reiterated his faith in
;eople, his belief in their
A6 dictate their government
Sutpon his hearers that
a last was a Governor who
heigit of his power re
e the people, and cheer
blr0 blOeoioit. Time and
i..e was interrupted by
jnaiations so spontaneous
th.eyi .carried the memory
f_"ever and excitement
aign. And after he
e0, scores came up
~ hand--men come to
lr faith in him, theil
t6r .and Mrs. Hall and
adi daughter proceeded
ernor's parlor in the
siwhere they held atr
J Om e W alle .
} 'lier. left
2a l.} where
A Store Principle
Is to sell shoes that are so good and that fit so well
that everybody who tries one pair will want another.
That's why we sell Walk-Over shoes and fit them in
the "Walk-Over way" (to exact foot measurement.)
We suggest that you try the "Walk-Over way" just
once. You won't need to be asked a second time.
BURRIS BROTHERS, Ltd.
NEW DRUG STORE
FULL LINE OF
Dr. J. C. Denman,
Richardson, La.,-Mr. and Mrs.
N. Sylvest celebrated.their 40th
Anniversary, an account of which
is given below by Mr. Sylvest
The 40th anniversary of our
wedding day was celebrated to
day by the children all coming
home and a few other relatives
and friends numbering 57,in all.
We have been greatly blessed.
We have 12 children and 80
grand children, all ot whom are
living except one grand child.
At the noon hour dinner was
prepared by those present in a
convenient place in the grove
where we all partook of a bounti
After dinner was over grand
parents and grand children were
lined up and a group taken by
This being done we assembled
in the house where we had sev:
eral impressive talks and prayer
: This was a happy day for us
as we had them all together ex
cep, one son.in*law. I was born
and raised in this and Tangipac
boa parishes. Wife raised in
this parish and tfthers were both
My, fathte, Frances Sylvest,
left' his nati e lad about the year
1826 at the age of 18 and served
three years as a mariner on a
whalepg vessel and landed in this
counitry in 1829, coming to Ne
Orleans and was on the lake for
b upV -thru he country to Piks
`coiiunty, Mu. where_ met;
aoher. After tley :were ;mar
_ ed, nmry gran d ther, John
Ste enswho . he ongest
sfu he Ca ,hen
?er iver and settled
`on Pis pate r iea wlere the
Snow is, and
isktipwEe z ::. eou ý Pavsird.
Mtw to ink'to . Pear river
br ent to.New Orleans to
saplhes and found fe's
S't. tereap fbrongahilsot
1...../i`.." lý .F X1 ^
Cottage Hotel [
Has taken care of one hundred
and eighty guests in the last 80
days. The Cottage is coming to
the front and don't yon forget it.
Hot and cold water. Free bath
and the best table extant.
Notice is hereby given that
the partnership of R. R. Magee
& Co. has been this day dissolved
by mutual consent. R. H. Magee
taking the assets and assuming
the liabilities of the firm.
Varnado,. La., April20, 1912.
R. H. Magee,
Mary R. McMillon.
Ladies take notice! Our line
of ready-made waists and skirts
are a pleasure to pick from.
Offices in our brick building
ROBERT BABINGTON, LTD
We are selling Harley David
son Motorcycles on terms. We
also have on hand second hand
Automobiles, good as new, for
sate cheap. Send for catalogue.
Wehrli & De Labretonne,
8-2t Covington, La.
The Improved Cola
Dr. 0. D. Varnado
UasM a of PrFailmte
Ag it or Ustipse Marble and
G~Ii Woksof .Hum bol~t,
Capital and Surplus, $36,000.00.
By placing your account with us, you have protection
of our burglar-proof safe and our fire-proof vaults, to
gether with our burglar and fire insurance, without
one cent of cost to you. You are therefore relieved
of all anxiety from burglars. fire and theft.
Any time you may desire any information as to our
methods of doing business, the parties below will
cheerfully give you the same. We make it a rule to
always accomodate our customers when they carry a
reasonable balance with us.
Your account, no matter how
small, will be appreciated by us
Bank of Franklinton
H. B. Magee, President
W. W. Babington, First Vice-President.
D. E. Sheridan, Second Vice-President.
Robt. Babington, Cashier
L. M. Bourgeois, Jr., Assistant Cashier.
State of Louisiana:
Whereas, E. A. Paul has applied to
me for the cancellation of Surety Bond
drawn and subscribed by E. A. Paul
as principal, with National Surety
Company, as sureties, dated Feb
ruary 24, 1910, for the sum of One
thousand (81000) Dollars and condi
tioned for the faithful performance
and discharge by said E. A. Paul, of
his duties as Notary Public in and
for Parish of Washington, State of
Now, therefore, I, Jared Yonng
Sanders, Governor of the State of
Louisiana, hae. thought proper to
issue this my proclamation with the
view of giving public notice to all
persons hereininterested and conceru
ed to show cause in writing, at the
office of theSec.etary of State, at the
City of Baton Rouge, La., within
ninety days fron and after the last
publication hereof why said Bond and
the mortgage resulting therefrom
should not be cancelled and annulled
and the above named securities dis
charred from ano further liabilities
in the primises.
Given under my signature and the
Seal of the State of Louisiana, at the
City of Baton Rouge, this 17th day
of April. A. D. 1912.
[SEAL] J. Y. SANDERS.
By the Gouernor,
EMIL J. O'BRIEN JR,
Asst. Sec'y of State. 4.5t
26th Judicial District Court State of
Louisiana, Parish of Washington.
Hackley Merecantile Co., Ltd.
Wesley L. Brown.
Notice is hereby given that by virtue
of a order of semsureasale issued out of
the above named court in the matter
of Haokley Mero. Co. Ltd. Vs. No. 1838
W. L. Browndated Sept.13,1911, andto
me directed foreseetion I have seized
and will offer for sale and sell to the
last and highest bidder at the principal
front door of the Courthouse on:
Saturday June 1, 1912
between the legal sale hours for
judicial sales the following described
_ property to-wit:
Thirty-five (35) acres of land being all
of the Southeast quarter of Northeast
quarter of Seetion Sixteen in Tp. 1
Bouth of Range t East of St. Iel.
Mer. except five (8) acres off the
Northeast corner of said land. The
said five acres being in a square with
lines on all sides of same length and
opposite lines parallel.
Terms of sale: Cash with benefitof
appraisement. This 25th day of Apr.
1912. JOE N. MAGEE,
O. E. Simmons
A. Wise Hart.
Third Ward Justice Court, State of
Louisians, Parish of Washington.
Notice is hereby given that by vir
tue of a wrlý of flerl facas issued
out of the above named court in the
matter oftO, . Simmons vs. A. Wise
Il ted te 8th day of May, 191s,
I bsve sse: and will offer for sale
and Utol helast sl highest bidder
at the prinlpda trent door of the(
SCourithz ous d r n
Saturj y, May 25, 1912
betweet hours for judicial
Sales the fo igderbed proper
O1e iool t bls sad all fxtures.
@fla s : Cash with benefit of
Piano given away on June 1st at 3
p. m. Tne Relief Sale will continue
until that date. Here is your oppor
tunity to get busy as we are selling
goods cheaper than ever before.
Standing of Contestants:
9 ............ ............ ..............98740
1... . ................ ................ .97665
10 ...... . ............................9..5435
7 ......... ........ ....................91970
71 ......... . ....... ....... .......89385
16 ................. .. .. ....88365
103............ ..... .. .................87480
42.............. ... ............... 86155
8 ..... ...... .. .... ........ ...........84315
63............................... .. .....82935
193... ........................ .........82695
80 ...... ............... ............... 80145
245 ............ ......... .... .. ------......... 78240
240................ ................... 73675
43..... ............................... ..8935
17............... ................ ......63470
Bring your coupons in, as all will be
counted on the 25th, and after that
day will be stamped and counted daily.
Remember--Triple coupons on Shoes.
JUST AS KEEN
AS A BRIER
Cone and ize thmn up
in any way you likl
Wast you to see just how perfectly
BLUE GRASS AXES
re proportioned, fitted and finished for fastest work and longest wear-to help
you do your work in the quickest, best, easiest and happiest way. Made from
sInest tool steel, forged right, ground right and tempered right-the bits are
madeaof extra high quality crucible tool steel inserted into the body and every
duo shows up with a ready-for-work edge that's "just as keen as a brier"
sign of a mighty good one, you know. E
Come and let's show you these tools, or any other hardware that's best and
most economical for you to buy. Glad to see you any time.
Robert Babington, Limited.