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Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton.
VOLUME 5. ",..","," R, *.... '- . FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, MAY 28, 1914. NUMBEL 9 W*A1ilfI.'T-I'()\N LE. AI)ER. 1:ýr t .1l1i;) 111i11,. '-ip eI -- FOR All Live Stock and Poultry. Kills Lice, Mites, Fleas, Ticks, and Cures Disease. Disinfects, Cleanses, Purifies. EAST TO USE. INEXPENSIVE. For Sale by / BABINGiTON'S DRUG STORE. Falilmers in Arms As Million Is Lost in lliumllper Berry' Crop. Amite City, May 2:l.-nade (quate transportation facilities, unfavorable weather during the early part of the season and re peated attempts of Northern commission merchants to "bear the market," were the three salient reasons given to-Jay by officials of Tangipoh;ea fruit as sociations for the failure of the 1914 strawberry crop. Early in the s.'-;iion the c'roI) was estimat i'ld tit S;)),0i,0,0)i0l, bIut it dlvinkl 'dt to lilt It' miore than a inillioi. Failure of expr)ies:s coriiianty to make good its promise to the growers to improve its facilities for transportation of the fruit is said to have been the chief fac tor in bringing about an unsuc cessful season. The breach between the grow ers and express company dates back to the shipping season of 1913, and was brought about by the alleged failure of the com pany to provide sufficient cars to handle the fruit. Repeated pro tests by growers to officials of the coinpany failed to bring about satisfactory results, and the as sociations throughout the parish allied themselves torgether for the purpose of presenting their case to the Interstate Commerce Commission at Washington. In order to forestall a threaten ed suit, it is claimed, the ex press company voluntarily con sented to improve its facilities for transporting the fruit to the North. The associations accept ed this promise in good faith and agreed to abandon its intentions of fighting the company through legal channels. In bold defiance of its promise it is alleged by growers that the same diffticulties exl)erienced in securing an alequate number of cars during the 1913 seasons were encountered thiru the 1914 crop. 'Thie failure of the coinyainS to make good its promise has pre cipitated a tempest among the strawberriy growers of Tangipa hoa, and niet: life has been in fused into their determination to carry their case 1before the In tol'stii c o)t'.)11in rei ( lomn m <ioli. Despitie ithe failure of the sea son, it is c(ontendedl by some thiat the crop provedl of inestima Ile benetit to tlihe pariishli. The vast hordes of transcient workers that were bioulght this way in -earch of emlnployment in tihe employment in the tields and ,ac(king sheds left behtind,. it is said thousands of dollars in the coffers of thie merlchants and in other channels of iodustry. it is really a sigit.to, witniess the throng of hlullman derelicts t;it usul:tly invadles the pi.rish to work the (cro1). Ouit of ttihe rankis of thi.s trai's iciit armny of thl ue u lle loyed one night 1iid represelltatives of every nation oil the habitable gloobe. 'From where they come and go is a mystery, The throngs that crowd the main streets of Independence, the years of the strawberry in dustry of industry of Tangipa hoa, are so dense on Saturday nights that one is forced to take to the road. Money seems to be no object to this crowd. In fact, from the manner in which the nickels and dimes are exchanged for pas sage on the merry-go-round, the red lemonade concocted by the st reet fairs, one would choose to believe that the high cost of liv ing had not yet put in its appear ance around this section. It lihas beeii said however, that this prodigal waste of money has driven miany meinbers of this army into the sloughs of financial distress before the end of the harvest season, and in lieu of funds with which to purchase transportation out of town many have been forced to panhandle passage from the railroads via of the boxcar route. With due respect to it portion of Lois army of workers, it must be said that some are hard, in dustrious and energetic workers and are brought here only thru a desire to seek legitimate em plloyment. There are realty no criminals enlisted in the ranks or at least such has never been proven-but a great many are lured here in search of adven ture, and have no definite aim in view, Others, however, have farms. Along the railroad one my :ee great columns of smoke mount iig skyward during the harvest season. The camps are inhabit ed by "Weary Willies." With tin cans serving as coffee pots and rusty lids from big tin buckets, supplanting china dishes, the carmL) inhabitants pursue their daily task of pre paring meals with all the grace of the p)rofessional chef. TheI exodus of these transients is performed with the clerity of well organized troo)ps entraining for war. Alth loughi te seasil has oiihV lyoi i , ,L a Iew f , pliy.p, Sthere i i tr u liv ti, Ie fiunit yitlly wl-,'re a single ut euither of tihe corpliis of iigl'raPitr. wo rkers. Slearnied that iin proved conditions will btie brought abolut Inext yearl to preveut a 'ecurrence of time conditions which hamlpered pro gress of the crop during the season just brought to a close. While nothing tangible has (ie veloped, it is very probatble that a cent ralized organization will be pierfected among the fruit as stuciations throughout the pt rish. Under the conditions which pre vailed during the 1914 se:tson, it was imnossible for the various assoc;ations to work in haritony, atid owing to lack of co-oipera tion aiionig the () rgaiiiz:-tionis thousands of dollars were sacri ticed thirough a system whice mInade possible the communica tion of :a "ocar ('ampaign," Already I)lans have Ibeen sug gosted for merging the associL tions.--Daily States. G;rand (oncert ani (Graduat ing Exetrcises, 'lThursday and Friday Evenings F. 11, S. On "Thursday evening the pri mary grades, chorus classes and members of thie High School presented an evening's program that was highly enjoyable and rettflected great credit upon teachers and pupils. There were several individual numbers by the little tots and several songs, but the main feature of the evening was an up-to-date play, "Mr. Bob," given under the direction of Miss Samnuels, in which present day songs, dances and customs were interestingly and efficiently portrayed by members of the High School. On Friday evening the gradu ation program was given, con sisting of Invocation by Rev. Tim Peters, Music, High School Quartette, Juniors Farewell, Velma Magee; Seniors Farewell, Ezra Corkern; Address to Grad uates, Hon. A. L. Ponder; De livery of Diplomas and Presenta tion of Medals, Hon. P. B. Car ter; High School Chorus. The fol!uoing received diplo mas: Misses Lora Pool and Neva Wood, Messrs. Wilton Magee, J. D. Talley, Ezra Corkern, Geo. Varnado and Walter Jones. A class of thirty-four were given certiticates of graduation from the Gramumar Grades, and will be added to the High School next year. The school this year, under the direction of Prof. W. J. Dunn. has been successful from start to finish, there being perfect peace and harmony among both faculty and students, thus prov ing the most pleasant and profit able session the institution pos sibly has ever known. The same faculty, with the exception of Misses Williamson and Norwood who didn't apply for their positions at.gin, was elected and winderf ul r,-nsuits are expected fromU our sr:chool next year. Stops Pain, Heals Wounds. Royaline Oil is STRONGER THAN THE OTHER ANT'JIEPTICS. That gives it GREATER POWER TO EASE PAIN, inside or outside, man or beast. Also makes it go further and give LARGER VALUEr OR TIE 1ONEY. That's why it wins everywhere over everything, wheni people try it. It is praised loudest by people wiho have usedit longe-t. It's different. You'll like itbetter. Try it. now. l()c, 25c, 005. Money bach plan. GOOD LIVERS HAVE' GOOD LIVERS Honesty, Energy and Am bition Depend on Physi cal Condition. \n iemini lient (Geru in s,;ienItist i,: s..liid, "llonesty is a st:tte of ind i, , p n,i n.,i t O! the physical (l,:.dJt in." Everyone k nows thlt energy and amnbition depend on "'how one feels." The liver plays an important part in one's feelings. If it is performing its natural functions we feel ener getic and ambitious. When it is not working right we feel depress ed and lazy. Headaches, indi gestion, constipation and back ache are the signs. Calomel used to do, but it prov ed ",o dangerous thit medical scit:.ý!e had to find another course. GRIGRBY'S LIV- VEI-LAX does better work than calomiel, and without danger and without ,ny bad after-effects. This re rn:rk able liver remedy is for sale in 50c anl: 81.00 bottles by Peo ples I)rug Store who guarantees its qualitles by offering to return purchase price. Look for the likeness of L. K. Grigsby on every bottle, STATE OF LOUISIANA, Parish of Washington, Town of Franklinton. To the People of Franklintoi and Washington Parish: KNOW ALL. ME1N HY I'Tl1ESE 'IIlESI'N'SET: That you are he'reby e',umal uole t atpliu:r forthwith )e fore the undersigned and answer to the charge of being guilty of violating the law of economy in that you are paying too much for ycnur Dry (oods, Clothing, Hats, Shones, aiid in faet everything that you wear. This is a serious charge, but we believe that it can be proven to your full satisfaction after you have been shown our prices and quality of goods we offer you. It is quite probable that you will plead guilty to the above charge after a thorough invostigation is made by you of our propositions, and in the event you do plead guilty, or if proven guilty, no senl tence will be passed upon you, but you will be urged and requested to not violate this law of duty that you owe to yourself and family, in the future, butt always make it a rule to visit our store before turn ing loose your money. Have you then and there this writ. Issued by me this the 28th day of May, )1-14. THE BOSTON STORE The Family Outfitter. Ileld in Otffice Building, Woman Makes Charges. Shreveport, La., May %2.--D. Harry WV. Scofield. a physician and lodge member, whom Mrs. Dollie Seymour, a show girl of Lawton, Okla., charged had drugged her and kept her in a room in a dtiwntown offtice build ing for t.wel;ty-'ohii I ,)1rs wit! out f')0od, w:is - rr te-t to )-night at a leading hotel on a State war Iant. It was Iince(siisry for ti1( autlihorities to Itrdak do,)wn itiO . door of his room,. 'wvlich they say was locked a ni! barricaded. To'l'e girl, ,v'i cam,' to Shreve port a week ag() froml Dallas, is here, tnd will al)ea r against, Sctli,'l(b i pl c'ceedliiigs orought by both theli city and State. She was releaset'd from at saiita rium late in thel, day, af;er having been contli(l llltihere to r'(Pove( I fro)t tlh( effect.- of tho ;1f:tir. It \vas decla;ired(l at the (listrict at tolrney's that her al'est was :onll temll)late((I toI( guard againt, a failure to ;)p lar fol the prose C Utionl. 11 rs. Sey1ioour, whose Ihus band is reported to have begun divorce proceedings against liecr in Lawton, told authorities that Scolield had met her Wednesday night when she was on her way to the staition, where she con templlated returiling to 'l'exa. (Conllain i n, of a Ii';,di ltli,. Ilis; st l'ViCtct Wl',' ,'l',td li'r,'c shit 1.'11 t 11) sis allice Ir Ii Th''r,, ,,he sid, -,,he was ;I'ven) 1 u(it(or, wlhich had a crtli)tlus ef fect. L:.tt 'ri, o 'i l (c o itinuetd, le gave lie' a t1! ant) " ( I d i k. aft,' which she lost, tlir .-,etases. T''it Was V1', (,e'(slday Itiglit. She 5 v' w - detain.tled (r1('ibly, M is. tSev i i) 111' said, escaping taly ;ltet'r she had a wakened 1'rtm ti astuo)t)i' an.t found S'otiel ( asieel). Taking , advantage of her (1 portunity, shei fled tlinily clad, to nearby offices, whet e ltier plight was told and later com mnunicated to the police,. le wistan(:ce was ollei're(,. the author! ties say. when she retur'ned itn Scotield's rootm 'or lher ciothiig, butthi.s w\\as tºttain-sd lwithout particular dilliti ulty. The State (-h:a'ge is that (of de tainirg t wvoman against her will a fel,(o.v C(-Itief cear at n ttnn u (.ed grotantis of using : ro(ltm tutsit:, the si )oied ted di.tri(., fr OS AIR,. Hf HAD ONLY PUT .. 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