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School Board Proceedings.
Franklinton, La., Jan, 7-On
the above date the board of di
rectors of the public schools of
Washington Parish met in regu
lar session as per adjournment
with the following members pres
ent: J. D. Sylvest, 0. E. Morris,
F. B. Bateman, J. A. Moore and
I. J. Green.
The meeting was called to or
der and Mr. Chas. F. Trudeau,
State Inspector of Rural Schools,
appeared before the board mak
ing a brief and pointed report of
the inspection of the schools of
the Parish, and in a pleasing man
ner but with an accuracy of facts
and strong arguments, he pointed
out a number of matters looking
to the improvement of the schools.
His arguments were along the
line of a better system of financ
ing the schools in the matter of
special school taxes, consolidation
of country schools, longer terms,
better teachers, and longer tenure
of office by teachers in the same
On motion duly seconded and
carried each board member is to
secure the names of the educable
children of his ward.
Whereas, this plan meets with
the approval of this board and it
is deemed worth while to submit
this proposition to the school
people of the Parish.
Therefore, be it resolved by
this board that a mass meeting of
the citizens of the Parish is here
bo'oalled for the purpose of dis.
cussinig this proposition and tak
ing what ever action may be
deemed advisable.
: it further resolved, that this
meeting be hela at the court
house in Franklinton, on Satur
S day Feb. 13, 1915.
Be it further resolved that the
Superintendent is hereby request
ed to have prepared for this meet
ing a report showing the rates,
amounts, and total sum of special
school taxes now being paid; al
so, the assessment of the Parish
.'Ad what rate of tax it would
take to run all the schools of the
Parish for a certain length of
term-thbe length of term to be
eod at this meeting.
board adjourned to meet
dan, 8, 1915.
Jan. 8. 1915. The board met
as per adjournment and there be
,tg ga quorum present the minutes
~%lth last special meeting wpete
and approved.
S sThei Treasurer submitted the
following report for the quarter
ending Dec. 31, 1914.
State of Loulsiana;Report of D.H. Strin eld
sr soool funds ParilyofW aghing
isor of Publiti daots or
SDec. 1, -1514; in pooorauce
elpts during Quarie
. . . . . ..................... 4 8
Polie Juy pprpriptfton..... ......... 042.57
lines and Forfeitures................. .. ,
BSecial School Taxes ................ ....
Washington Bank & Trust. Co.. Loans,
T. H. Harris, Agriculture, P..H, 8.
:: bonmestic ecience. F.Hi.S.'.. 88
" Ro Consolidated B 5ilding, 50000
E.J.Smmons, C4 -9 per cent May 'l~rl18 se
(Balance and Receiih),........ i 8
- DisbunenienLrsem ag Quarter:
ers Salaries.. ......816,708.50
S: rifltaident's Salary......... ........ 80
Jealtot' Salary.................
teaiutgnance and Repaire............ 4 12.41
Wulishing House.................. 415.95
Diem.............. .......52.70
Superintendent's office, Ass't, 51.20
and Repairs Freight. ..... 286.65
r ; Labor, 881.25: 84.75
: Amessesors............. 0
iscellaneous: Printing..... ... 12180
flection expenses ......... ....... .. 4.50
Parm Demonstrator. .... ..
Domestic Science 9.82..............
I Teahd s Examination ....... ... ........ 44.00
lhool Contests................. ........ .. 154.00
................................. 2 .07
?: ' 5586.5,
of Q rtet...... . *. a t'Q 39
--Personaly cei earedt
ofhe c thod ofthe
of ahingtonw ho being db)y sworn,
and says: That Lbe statement here
ien isa true presentation of balances
adl receipts and all disbursements during
she qpaater ending December 8, 114, and that
the iaom ag votichers stibmutted are
correct tad~alld, o tho best of his knowledge
and beliet. signed:
Treasurer of School Funds.
(seal) Sworn to and subscribed before me,
this, 2nd day of Jan. A. D. 115.
Clerk and Ex-Otli. Notary Public.
The board adjourned to meet.
~~ril 8, 1915. 3
F. B. Bateman, Pres.,
D. I. Stringfield, Seo'y.
The fact that old Fraucis Joseph
wote like a trooper over his
ew'my's defeat sort of warms us
up tQ him.
When the Kaiser'a throat pains
S j~im , he just takese a gargle
~ thenews from ~nh~bt~
"Waste Not-Want Not."''
Strange as it may seem, a very
:rge part of one of the choif
.oducts of Southern farms is an
ually wasted trough careless or
;norant handling. We refer to
*.ieat--our great hog crop.
There never was a time when
the practice Ut real economIIy andl
the prevention of unnecessary
waste were so important as now.
Money is scarce, all feedstuff
are high priced, and the new era
of growing other crops in place
of cotton dictates the saving of
more sow pigs than usual.
We propose to give a few of the
best practical precautions against
meat waste.
Weather Waste is the most com
mon and inexcusable. Thous
ands of farmers go to the trouble
and expense of bringing hogs up
to the slaughter state and then
let them eat up all possible profit
because of supposed dependence
upon weather conditions for kill
ing, Many others lose large
quantities of meat in the process
of curing because of lack of pro
tection against unexpected warm
weather. We remember a case
where over one hundi Ad thousand
pounds of meat was rained in a
single season in one Georgia
county through this cause.
The important fact is that the
business packer kills every day
in the year-in July the same as
December- irrespective of tem
perature. Refrigeration-ice--is
the solution.
In Florida every local ice plant
providss a cold sterage room, to
which farmers carry their fresh
meat and leave for four weeks at
a fixed charge of 1 cent per
pound. This is the ideal ar
rangement where farm cold tor
age is not feasible.
Ice, however, is available every
where and offers perfect protec
tion. Its use is simple. Kill
and cut in the usual way. Af
ter twenty-four hours' cooling
put a layer of broken pieces of
ice-from two to five pounds
each-in the bottom of a box or
bin in a corner of the smokehouse.
Cover with a layer of meat, then
more ice till all the meat is pack
ed between layers of ice. Cover
with paper or blankets and leave
till the ice is all melted, Then
wipe the meat dry and salt the
same as though no ice had been
.The action is simiple. Heat
aids decay. Fresh meat is warm
from aninal heat. Ice removes
this heat and thereby takes away
the primary cause for spoiling.
Under average conditions a
half pound of ice for every pound
of meat is sufficient.
Curing Waste sets in during
the subsequent curing process.
Salt is the universal preservative
rrd the lack of proper use of this
oommon article is surprisingly
1 equent.
The secret is to get the salt to
the point of danger. The bone
retains heat longer than does the
meat., It is, therefore, at the
bone, particularly the joints, that
trouble starts. Salt, plenty of
salt, more salt, is the remedy. It
is particularly important that the
salt reaches the joints. Inserting
salt in a hole made with a knife
point thrust into the joint is sure
protection. More effective and
convepient is the salt syringe
frequently advertised in the Ru -
'{he meat should not only be
packed in salt, but all air spaces
between the pieces must be filled
witli salt. Ham should be pack.
ed first and the asides form the
top of the saltel pile in box or bin,
with a complete cover of salt
over all. Three or four weeks
should be allowed for takia salt.
Then open on a cool day and
rinse off thesalt by dipping each
piece in'hot water. When wiped
dry the mektls ready for smok
T1nsect Waste ocours after the
smoking stops. The simplest ef
fective protection we know is the
covering of each piece of meat
with a thick paste made of flour
Sad *pup made strong with
ground black peper. The latter
repels flies and the dried last'
makes a haid covering through
whlich fly eggs cannot be de
Borax and other suhstanc's
found effective usually interilele
with the quality of the cured
NegrI'o AeIellJlnt (;its )is*
approval of Lower lhouse.
anshington, JIan. 7.---The im -
mIiOrIatioIn bill was sent to Q:ºn
tference late today by the Ihouse
after it had registered its dis;ip
proval of Senate amendments
barring "eminbers of the African
or black race" and exempting
agricultural immigrants l'Iur
Belgium from literaey test and(
the c' intrac t imin igr;iti ii pro
ViSi On S.
Both these amendments caused
protIracted debate. Most southern
miembers favored retention of the
negro amendment, but others
suggested that to press it might
mean final defeat of the eni
tire bill. Northern replresentatives
generally opposed the provision.
After an extended debate a roll
call showed a vote of 152 to 75
against it.
The Belgian exception was de.
feated without decision, after
several efforts to alter its pro
visions had been voted down.
Representative Cullop prqposedl
to broaden the exception to ad
mit not only farmers but indust
rial workers frorm Belgium. Rep.
resentative Gallagher suggested
inclusion also of farmers from
The Senate amendment to ex
clude all persons of "constitu
tional psychopathic inferiority,
and persons with chronic alco
holism," was accepted.
Much of today's debate was
against the literacy test, opposed
by President Wilson dlespite the
fact that it already has been
agreed on by both houses. Rep
resentative Gallivan made an ef
fort to secure another vote on
the test provision, but was ruled
out of order.
Washington Parish Farmers Have
Good Prospects Thru Dried
Following is a copy of a letter
of inquiry from Inunatus Grass
t Co., 268-269 West St., New
York, to Hon. Harry D. Wilson,
of Roseland, La., and which Mr.
Wilson forwarded to this otfice
believing our soil to be specially
adopted to the cultivation of the
bean. We .elieve the growing
of the Beans would be quite
profitable to our farmers as it is
estimated that from 15 to 20
bushels per acre can be produc
ed either before or after some
other crop. As the bean is a
legume and Ielps to build up the
soil we are sure this can be made
one of our most profitable ci-ops
and it is hoped that our farmers
will look well into this matter and
see if it will not open up a new
business for them.
Hon Harry D. Wilson,
Roseland, La.,
Dear Sir:
Please let us know by
return mail which part of your
State is most advantageous foir
the growing of the variety of
beans, samplles of which we
are sending you under separate
cover. We are sending you
three different varieties and
would kindly ask you to put us
in touch with the largest grow
emrs of dried beaas that have al
ready been grown in your state
with success. As we are readly
to sign a contrart for the grow
ing of a large quantity of these
varieties of Heans provided. We
can get a responsible grower to
make us a right iprice for delivery
in the fall of 1915, we will also
he satistied to supply the grow,
ers with necessa eds fok
these tyale& of beapantd pav
same (in a cash bitas r ei
F. O. B. down there 6ex
tion in New York. WPi
furnish them with tl y
sacks if necessary.
Sample No., 1 ie
Beans. Sample No. d
White Bean., Samp1~ o. y -
Lima Beans.
Yours vcry at .
Ignatus GrasQ
It A Flw y He1lps
says Mrs. Sylvania 0o.,) of Cliff : i!s, K;` , in
writing of her expe .rc_ iC C X omn's 01f
tonic. She says fur il. 2 . o t se
Cardui, my baC ' ar i h ._' " ý: ;: < hal, i F
thought the pain wO :d I I . :!V
to do any of my hou> :1 rt LS j
of Cardui, I began to cl li:.e a n.. r
gained 35 pounds, a nl::, I d( L,1k
as well as run a bi; wiater miI.
I wish every su :ring voman I: ld give
The Wiman's T a.
a trial. I still use C. i when I fe little bad,
and it always does r good."
Headache, back;Thic, side ach .. ervou'ness,
tired, worn-out feelin_.g etc., are sure :: of wo an
ly trouble. Signs tlih: ou need Cardui he woman-'s
tonic. You cannot m: e a mistake in ying Cardui
for your trouble. It [as been helping ieak, ailing
women for more than fifty years.
Get a Battle Tod ty!
S. - wa iiI w .
Neuhauser Bros., S3idcN, La.
\Ve arc oaflerin di itet to the user. a line of relialie vehicl es. tlhat t 11
not be beat in the t nited States for te Imi on1 y.
Wheels ma de of split IHick ov. selected stock, seitWr id rims: ,tt-t tir .i
hardwood sill-, well seao~neld , , sae t
Axles long di canc tyle , fall wood e'pped.
Easy riding end springs.
Handsome Roomy Comfortable
Corfor:able Farm- $35
era' Bugsy yo
Nifty Stick-Seat l
Stylish ! anel Seat 36
Auto oat Bulgy 38
Twin Auto . 39
Bu gr.
(;envi, toi Leather~!
Cush on and Back.
$37.50 . .
Write For Cut and Complete Description. Can
Make Immediate Shipment and Save You Money.
EZ35¢ Drops
One Bottle is Guaranteed to Cure
any Case of Chills, Fever, Malaria
O & LaGrippe, Colds, Pneumonia or
Dealer Refunds Your 35¢
An Ounce Bottle-20 Drops per Dose-Mora
Doses Than Any Other 50c Remedy-A
Modern Revolution
An Appetizer and Digestor
Sanctioned by Docto'n Because We List Ingredients
Recommended by City .)Drug Store, excliusive distributors for lo
galusa; Alfred Jenkins. Rio: Collins Met]. Co.} sun: I 1Hibaa M1 t I. ( o.. Tali
sheek; Lees Creek Lnr. Co., Lees Creek: Dri. I'. I. Bae t. \Vrna'no: liae. :i c
Drug Co., Hackles: Angie Drug Co., Angie: E. i. Pig'itt. Wdrnalrton: .. t.
Mlagee, 11t. Hermon; I3abington's Drug Store. Fr:anklitoln: J. A. BruJnei.
,ý11 a'/I\
E. I , BRANCH Agent. 37
If, Accdent and Health, Burglarly, 7
late Glass, Liability and Bonds. 1
/ The Oldest In4rance Agency in Washing- /I\
ton Parish Assests of Companies
Repres tted Over One Hun
, dred Million Dollars.
b d :/
' w I Irise Grca; 'ort ero
Daily Service
Fr'alnklinton, La,
N~-ew Or·leans, L~a
ack tiof, .Irl..ss.
Coinuabia. Miss.
j: y lclrto-wi . iss.
Sol.c'som, La.
ncX~~L on Sale.
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Nortlh-lvit Id. Southl-Bound
No. L ::..I.: a1. in. No. '1-2:2.':. p. ni.
In . ;-.: ) l No. 37-6.25 a.m.
1' ir t'iuitliep 0 uitr1V1:lt fl, apply
to ' 'ic'jctet A1eit , or
M. J. 1I c 1a hoi, G. j). A.
9(J \Vhitneov-Ci nt~Ial Bldg.
Nowv ()Oleari, La.
i1Phone No. -17 for Clioujp Feed
fo:' Cash.
I". : 1. ir(on's 4V et I Stoire at
S0i!lthe n 's Union \V;lre House
wiil s1 ii v 'u all k.l s of toed
Stitfl at itch b)t Ow p-ric4s.
Comc' it s1o for ou rself.
SIerilf Sale.--No. "2.1
Union li3:u k.i In iglnil:.ti 11
.1. A. Itrinker Et Als
Notice is wrebdy given that by vir
tue of a writ of tieri facias, issued
out of the 26ith Judicial District Court
of Ilouisiaoa, in and for Washington
parish, in the above entitled cause
and to me directed. I will proceea to
sell at public auction to the last and
highest hidder, on
Saitu iday, February ti, 1915
Sat the principal front door of the court
ho use at Irankiuton, La., between
.the leg al sale hours for judicial sales,
i he following dlescribed property, to
All the pine timber situated on the
following described lands i:i Twp. 3,
s:}uth, Raiue 11. east. to-wit:
SSouth half of the nw4; the sw; of
the ne ; the nw4 of thie set, and that
part of the swi of the swi of Section
35, Twp. 3, south, IRange 11, east,
commnciicing at a point a chains and
34 links north of the se corner, thence
west 20 chains, thence north 14 chns,
theince east 20 chns, thence south 14
chains to the point of beginning, con
taining 27.48 acres.
Also all the pine timber on the fol
lowing described lands, to-wit:
Part of the net of nwl of Section 2,
Twp. 4, south, Range 11, east, com
mencing at the ne corner of said net
of nwl, Section 2, Twp 4, south,
Range 11, east, thence south 20 chns
to a stake, thence west 8 chns and 10
links to a stake, thence north 20,
west 10 chns and 38 links to X on
tree, thence west 8 ehns, thence north
200 west to niw corner of said sub
division, thence east 20 chns to point
of beginning, containiing 19.52 acres.
Terms of sale: Cash with benefit of
I This 28th day of December, 1914.
T, J. Simmnions, Sheriff.
SheritI Sale-No. 2524.
Uniotn IannkIC, in Liquidation
F'ranklit.oin Automobile ('o.
Notice is li riby giveni that by vir
tue of a writ of tieri facias issued
out of the 2tith Judicial i)istrict Court
of Louisiana, in and for Washington
parish. in the above entitled cause
and to me directed, I will proceed to
sell at public auction to the last and
highest bidder, on
Saturday, February 6, 1915
at the pirincipal front door of the court
house at F'ranklinton, La.. between
the legal sale hours for judi(Oal sales,
the following described property, to
Wesf half of lot No. 4, square 46, in
the Town of Franklinton, Washing
ton J'i ri -h, I.ouiisiana, as per plat of
=aol town on file in the oflice of the
clerk of coirt, tIoet her wblii all itt
wroven en ts tiori'coo stuated.
Terms of sale--Cash without benefit
of apfira:iseimeiit.
This 2thh day of iDeccenber. 1914.
T. J. Simmon.ou Sheriff.
Notice For Publication.
Department of the Interior.
U. S. Land Office at Baton Rouge, La.
lProof natle tioMlc' A(t .J1114 ii, III:!.
Nod,-i~l is he a 61, *Me·(n that lh-nI
(41 \ov 40, 1011. made 11411 st id
ntryll', No. tj:'2>. o t e of n !
Sec 11n011 ~T ow iship I. S.. H ange 11,
no~ticec of ini~rtenani to, nakelir Tr~ee
YXar C ootf, to estabh!-Th (limn 'o the
land( above (leN II 1b4'4, betfire ( lerk
of I ott, 't Iaiinklititou I Lousioiia
o( thle lifthr <aU14 AS JV u rties'. :11 .
Barber, Cl 'v4-laind BajbeI', (I harles
Thotmas andi J. C. Sandher, all of
Hacliley. LAt.
1E. 1). (Uixtivts.ovi,
(Publ. Dec, 17, 11914-Jan. 21, 1915.)

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