Mrs. J. VOL BROCK, Editor.
tered as second class matter April 5, 110
st the post once ast Fraklinton. La., under
the Act of Congress of March 3. 187.
Advertising Rates on Application
Address all Communications to
Era-Leader, Franklinton, La.
Advertisements and subscriptions
will be continued at regular rates un
til all past indebtedness is paid up.
SUBSCRIPTION 81.00 A YEAR
Frankllnton, La., Oct. 24. 1912
From time to time we have ,'
advocated that proper fire fight- 8.
ing apparatus be secured for the M
protection of property in the J.
town of Franklinton. but up to
this time nothing has been done: a
Thousands upon thousands of
dollars worth of the most valu- M
: -ble property have gone up in
s< moke which could have been
prevented if proper apparatus bi
' had been secured.
T.his apparatus could easily
S'aebeen secured. We spend
iurmoney for other things that
In:reality are of less importance.
had no trouble in getting
i money for a school farm. We
a no trouble securing funds
a Parsh Fair, and in many
instances we spent our
for the public good and a
people deserve credit for it,
lsn't it of even greater im'
nce to do something to pre
:vent such losses as we have sus
The F Era-L.eader will head a
subscription with Twenty-flve
dollars if our merchants and a
business men will c e together
amd secusre appara s that is
.adequate to our needs.
lHU TAX AMENDMENTS.
Whenever any movement is
~beguby the United States gov
rnluent or by. the progressive
of fany state winch tends t
e the burdens now rest
ke upon fbthe shoulders of
sall property owner and
r ` ctbe lust portion of the
td government upon the
rperty owners, oppoiai
. certain sources always
aIUp. It is never difficult
t his opposaltin to its
The old adage. a it
ft howls, groves true
i tances ,'the opposit
'I . urgad ewa inst the
;is by souie prom
~ men and by some
Orleans papers, can
'' MoOted for. The
Qf apecial interest
seen in every ar
-..Ina his state
i nds who are es
aO ught to
liwho bought to
&h rre tens ofe
b ~ arpepaing more
a just system outegt
o themi 'cone
$rlsh g~iment; to
Police Jury Prood
Franklinton, La., Oct. 15.-
The Police Jury in and for the *
Parish of Washington met in o
regular session in the courthouse ji
in the town of tranklinton on M
the above date with all members I
present, Reading of previous m
minutes omitted. The following F4
bills were allowed and ordered 8i
Self & Stringfeld, culvert lbr. $ 19.95
L. A. Brown, salary, etc...... 49.96
M, P. Jones, bridge repairs.. 883.29
E. F. Burch, feeding prioners 210.50
W. H. Crow, bridg work..... 81.00 a
Great Southern Lumber Co., a
bridge and clvert lumber.. 482.04
M. A gpe, oe supplies 128.68tt
M. , Long, feeding Homes
Boys. parish plion.......... 50.00
T. J. Simmons, ezpenses and a
sal ard quer.......... 548.00
.. HT.n, brepairs.... 46.24 C
8. MM.Carroll, buiding bridge.. 71.61
M. O. Pool, repairs on Law
rence creek brid .......... 5.00
J. B. Bateman. , janitor it
and runnin pump .......... 50.00
W. Blaokwe, bYUU bridge 287.50 1
Boyd & Bradshaw, bullding u',M
677 inf, f.bridges.......... 677.00
W. Parib Fair Ans..'......... 100,00
frs. P. B. Carter, salary, 3rd ti
quarter ...................... 31t5
Dr. J. B. Piere. Sept.m ary.. 75.00
On motion and carried the
bills made by commissioners of '
election going with returning _
officer with ballot boxes was re
jected. On motion duly second
ed and carried the petition of
the citisens on the Franklinton u
Sand Bogalusa road asking of the '
Sworking of the Smith and Stall- '
ing road be rejected for reasons
set fourth In a counter petition
signed by citisens along the
Boglusa and Franklinton road
from N, ,. Sheridan's place and I
lincluding him to W. J. Byrd'sd
" place and including him, the
same being recognised at pres
ent as the public road.
On motion duly seconded and
a carried a committee of two was
appointed to work with President
Smith to meet with a committee'
of three of the progressive men "
of Bogaluss relative to erecting a
bridge across Peters Lake and
On motion and carried the
courtroom was =decided for the
Ladie's exhibits at the Washing
ton Parish Fair to be held on
. Oct. 17, 18, and 19.
On motion and carrled the fol
lowing ordinances were adopted:
An ordinance -dopted by the
Commisasin of louaiseis, Upon
motion of Comnmisioner Dayries
aduly seconded that nla ecordi
wlth seticon 4 Act. No. 204 of
the vesting board with anthority
fto fi the open season dunrng
which wild deer other than
talwps, mY bekilled in the vari
ous parlshes of the state,
Be it resolved, that, the state
shall be divided into two secotions
or 'diivsons, known as the North
aem and Southern sectionmms, for
the regulations of the open and.'
oiloed seseon Ior hunting deer.
The Norther section shall ina
el ude all prishes north of the
southern boundary lines of Ver
n oa, Rapides, Avoyeilies and Con
cordil parlsee to the Arkansas
Slineon the north.
The seouthern section shall In
dlude all the parishes south of
the southern bounadary haues of
Vernon, .Rapides, Avoylles and
Coneordia parishea and all that
Spart :ofthe state of louislan,
d retly south of the Mmssissippi
state lho .
o BA it further resolved,tha tthe
open season Ibr shooting deer
toughout the noraern section
ofthe st comprising the fol
lowing parishes, Avovells, Cado,
Beloaile, Bugler, OCiwell, Oat..
Sshoula, Olsbere. Conaeordla,
-", ~. Sbl us, Bes
JersonJerson Davis, West
Baton Bouge. Lafayette, Livings
ton, Iafourche, Orleans, Plaque
mines, Pointe Coupee, St. Ber
nard, St. Charles, St Helena, St.
James, St. John, St. Landry. St.
Martin. St. Mary St Tamnany,
,Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Ver
million, Washington, and West
Feliciana is here by fixed to be
gin on the 1st day of September
and close on the 31st day of
December, of each year.
An ordinance, approving and
accepting certain work of Boyd
and Bradshaw performed under
their contract with the Parish of
Washington, State of Louisiana,
and authorizing the issuance of
I certificates of payment therefor.
I Whereas, certain work per
formed by Boyd and Bradshaw
in the construction of public
roads in Washington parish,
under their contract with said
o parish, dated June 9th, 1911, and
their supplimental contract dated
August 8th, 1911, has been in
spected and approved and the
fmileage thereof ascertained by
proper authorized agents of the
Police Jury, all as herein as set
t Section 1. Be it ordained by
a the Police Jury of the Parish of
e Washington State of Louisiana,
That 125 1.2 miles of public roads
s in wards One, Two, Three, Four
and Five of this parish, con
e structed by the said Boyd and
d Bradshaw under their contract
d with the Parish of Washington,
dated June 9, 191[, and their
e supplimental contract dated
. Aigust 8 1911, and not hereto
fore approved and accepted, be
d and the same are hereby approv
ed and accepted.
t ection 2. Be it further or
dained, That in pursuance of or
en dinances passed by this Police
a Jury on June 9, 1911, and Aug
id ust 8,1911, and the teams of said
above mentioned contract and
a supplimental contract authorized
thereunder and executed on
June 9, 1911 and August 8, 1911,
n reopectively, by and between the
Parish of Washington and the
, said Boyd and Bradshaw, and of
an ordinance passed by this Po
e lice Jury on October 2, 1911, and
an ordinance amending Section
3 lthereof and passed by this
SPolice Jury on January 9, 1912,
the President of the Police Jury
of the parish of Washington be
and he is hereby authorised and
directed to issue and deliver to
Sthe said Boyd and Bradshaw
certllcate of payment of the
Parish 'of Washington, payable
Sto the said Boyd and Bradshaw
Sor Bearer, in the aggregate
or amount of $16064.00 all deaignat.
ed e as G4 Road Certienates,
series of 1912, and numbered
. from 47 to 62 both numbers in
be clousive, certificates number 46
ior $64 and certifctes number
- 47 to 52, both numbers inclosive,
for one thousand each all dated
October 1,.1912, and maturing as
follows: .Certifiate Nao. 4, on
of Jsanuary 1. 1915, and payable out
of of the excess revenue of the
ad year '1914, certflicates Nos. 47
to 58, both numbers Inclusive on
January 1, 1917, and payable out
of the excess revenues of the
yeas 1916, and certifcates Nos,
he 0 to S6, both numbers inclusive,
ron Januaryu , 1919 and payable
on uot of the excess revenues of
ol. 1917, all bearing iterest at the
o rateof 6 per cent per annum
ra date, payable annually on
the 1st, day of January until the
paysmentof the principle sum
taereof, both principle and in
, terestof sad certmioates to be
Spaable at theolce of the Treas.
urer of the Parish of Washing*
tn,at thetown of Pranklinton,
t~th Whneyit Cenftfrallrust &
SattAbe ottlon of the holders of
a a rtlitaes of said interesst
COUO..t sasid eatticats
alsgaid by tbe President
Jnry mad attested
ato the Pice
accord with said ordinance and I
said contracts hereinabove men
tioned and enumerated.
There appearing no further
business tne Board adjourned
to meet November 6, 1912.
W. L. Smith, Pres.,
W. E. Banister, Sec'y.
Mr, J, A. Jones and wife, of
Columbia, have moved here.
Mrs. B. Hinson, of (Jlumba, Ia
was a visitor Monday.
Cooley Pierce attended the
Miss Rose Richardson visited
homefolks at Franklinton Bat
urday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Waller at
tended the fair at Franklinton
J. L. Frazier visited home-folks
T. N. Byrd attended the fair
J. I. Waller is enjoying a hunt
with a party at Honey Island.
Yancy Byrd of Austin, was a
visiftor several days last week.
. Y DO YOU S4cUaCI
SRoallno Tet'er Ointment will stop
Sthat i-tba or your money back.t .
Sheriff Sle-No. Iees.
Great Southern Lumber Co.
oUee is l f ho ieb tbatb virtau
of a order of e gmd ilek Isoed
b out of tm ms Juodal Distriat Oourt
of Loouisiana. In and for Washington
SParish, in the above entite edaes
Sand tome ireted,I will proceed to
sell at Public auctin to the last sad
highest bidder, on
Saturday. November 16, 1912
a at t&he p ftraont door of the
court housea PrankInton, I., be
tween the le sale hoars for udil
. sales, ta folowing desorlbed proper
' t to-wtt
SLos . 1 of the A.L . DenMlm Ad
,f dltion toS. W. BcgaluS, aoocrdlngto
el th of on-1 In the Clerk's
STers of sale: Cash with benett of
PThs of October. 191m.
lJ. immoM, he
Do Your Banking with the
Bank of Franklinton
CAPITAL PAID IN $30,000.00.
We charge nothing for taking care of
your moiey and pay interest on time
deposits. Officers bonded and cash car
ried in vault fully protected by burglary
insurance against daylight hold-up or
H. B. , M P.es Presidet.
W. W. abintom, eVicPres.
Robcrt Babinaton, Cashier.
W. C. Haimilto, AMt. Cm r
Order before November 10
(00B CATALO 31 383,)
(WtFB F03 018 TODAY.)
oobs News Depot Co.
A'T .1 A
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Our Great Anniversary
Sale Closed Sept. 28th.
It was indeed gratifying to us to receive so many orders from
other towns and we wish to thank every one who patronised i us
during the sale and to assure you we are improving our faellities
every month, make you cash prices on your needs that cannot help
but appeal to you because you get more goods for same money hud
same goods for less money. Our cash prices this week:
Arbitrator flour, the best...$6.25
Southern Belle, good.. ......6.00
Meal or Grits, per lb...... 2 3-4c
Standard Granulated Sugar,
per lb............ .....51.2c
Brown Sugar, per lb.. ....4 8-4
Green Cofee..... 17c, 20c. 22 1-2c
Rice, best head,.... 5 1.2c to Oc
Cracked Rice, per lb......4 1.2c
Lard per lb. .............. 10c
Lard, per 60 lb. tub.. 9 1-2c
Wrapped Bacon.. -....... 16c
Tobacco, ll brands, 6 for.. 25c
Baking Powders. all kinds, t
0lc sizes, 2 for.......... 15e
Milk, VanCamp's, tall, 8 for 125c
Milk, Libby's, per can..... .10c
per do .... ............. 1
Blue Ridge Corn, per can.. c
8 for.................. .2k5
Big R. Tomatoes, 2-lb cans
Octagon Soap, 6 bars for...
Lenox Soap, 7 bars........
Salt, 6 pkts for............
Mtcbes, 6 Dpkgs for... . ....
Mail us-your orders. Shipments made the ame
day orders are received.
NEUHAUSER BROTHERS, SiilII, La
The Big Square Deal Cash Store.
Furnishers and Shipperslof
Everything for the Home and Farn.
We the Board of Supervisors
of election of the Parish of Wash
ington, state of Louisiana do'
hereby appoint the following I
Commissioners aitd Clerks to
serve at the General Election to
!be held on the 5th day of Nov.
Preminot 1.-P. R. MoDougall, J. A.
Passmma, D. Walkae, Commisloners;
S. J. Ohse, Clerk.
Prelint I.-Dyson Booty, Pink Stev
ens, J. H" Penny, Commbdioners;
EL 0. Riohardson, Clerk.
Prednct 1.--W. BS Riley, M.J. Al
ford T. B. Roberts, Comumsluoners;
L. V. Bankaie, Olerk.
Prelaont l.- W. B. Porter. O. B.
Brook. Joiq M. Ott, ommisiomen;
B. Sporlook Olerk.
" sesso wAnD.
Preelint 1.--. 0. Pool, B, 5. Iste
.maU, T. D.Bil, COomluosee; 0.0,
Preolat !.-George Phapes . . 0.
Oain, J. H. Malshbl, ;ommbiioners;
:itrm Smth, Clerk.
SPrend 8.-ano. W. Smith, 0. H.
Il okhlam, T. J. Oraves Commiseion
era; Prank 0. Plerqe, Olerk.
I Prdeat .-.J. aS B iholn ' W. N.
G. W. i h, Clerk.
Pie"s . MN, L. P.
Stratmsa, N. [. Ti.ylor, ommeaim;'p i
ers;'W. O. Doresey, 0lirk.
Precinct 1.--BN Pigott. D. P. ley,
Jet Ard, Oomalueloneur; 8.*W. . .
Precinct t.- O. 0. rght, L. L.:
SobIllng, Wilbr Tbos, eo
ulonen; Wilson B. Oraln, Olark.
Precinct ..-Jao. O Bats.em, J.l J.
Alford, Iddo BJll, Coomailaeims;
P. P. 8ones, Clerk,
Precinct 4.-J. 8. Knight, W. P.
Corkerna, lsaBrsland,OommlIoS ,
N. T. Knight,'Clerk.
Supervisors of election for Wa"*
Magee W. Ott,e
Sherl a.le-No1(. OM..
Great Southern Lumber Co
i A. J. Denham.
Ieottasmbhr vje t1 eby*I
eat of the Mb Judicial dl st06t
d 'A ls, fad for Wu.am
ipr a, g lore mrtlkda -m,
moI m dlnad. Ite l8 we .e4w
lse as sotoMm seo tha ia
Saturday, November 16, 191
at absprlacpal frontdooro the
it: wing p ropeb·
BpUS , No . i !,i t! !at abs et
A. J. Denham t tloo Sou t
Tern ew omlo: CaOsh with bmioef
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