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Brief Mentitrn of Local and Personal S Ha;r lhIn 1 ne ot The W eek. L Por >-T i\r. in] Mrs. L ther Wool onl Tuesday, a fire boy. S Aftnr -n n'n ( hriitmas al her' .J. .l W~, returned Sun' F day to his wirk at LCoumb. 'j' Mrs. L. 1). Greenlaw is recu- ' peiatin.. a pp? a rather setvere case of lu l i;,pe. tl M'. .J. H. Chanldr of (',1- ti urin hi; here for a visit with her tl FsiSth', M:is Myrtle Blrurntield. el Mr'.. U. iZ. .l h.son and in-' fant sonil spent lst week at her B old home in Drit. Hudson. ' Mis.es XWilliarnson and Mac U Neill speer Sunday in N'w Or- e leans with Mr. arind Mrs. William- t son of Netchitcihes Miss Fr mikie K3ic hamn was hostes's at wii eti-rtabiUlient for d the Ymuuger Set Ion Tuesday b evening olf i.his week. G Mr. Kingsbh y and daughter, d of Amite ii otorel over Sunday p and spent a part of the day with tl friends here. ti Miss Jenie Bu iris accsmpanied 0O her brother Cecil to Ruston Sun- I day.where she entered school 4i for the remainder of tmis ses sio . Mrs. P. B. Carter accompanied Miss Tex ana Carter as far as New Oricans on her return to the University Sunday, and remain ed over in the city ,a few days !hopping. of Mrs. Pope, aged mother of I. w L. Pope. suffered a paralytic u stroke on last Friday and is in a ta rather critical condition at her th eon's home in North Franklinton. in Little Josephine Burris seems Cl to be improving now and it is P1 hoped that she will soon be en- M tirely recovered from ber recent al severe cold. Mr. and Mrs. Wiley Wood re turned home Monday from a in week's visit at the bride's home ch in Hammond and the young coup- ki is will now be at home to all st friends, at the home of Mrs. J. A E. Wood. m Mrs. Rinda Knight of Zona, ne aged mother of Will Knight, of pr McComb, and McKenzie Knight st of Tylertown, died suddenly at w her home on Tuesday night. and cl was hurried in the Enon Ceme- st tery on Wednesday afternoon at tt B o'clock. al Christmas is over and all the " .youngfolks who were at home v for the holidays have returned to their schools and other occu pations, and in consequence Pranklinton's social affairs seem very quiet this weel. SD. B. Walker, after a week fi spent with nis brothers at Pica- t yone, Miss., returned home Fri day accompanied by his niece. Miss Beoulah Walker who will remain for a week's visit in thl Walker home. Misses Eva, Effie, Stella and Velma Magee motored to Amite Saturday for the day with their grandfather, Hon. Jno. R, Wood. Miss Eva remained over for a two week's visit in Amite while Miss McMichael joined the oth erson the return Saturday night Misses Ellen and Ruth Bab !ngtonl entertained Thursdny evening at a farewell pa-rty for their brother, Herbert Babing too, before his return to Mill saps College. Progressive Hearts were played and refresh ments of chicken salad and sandwiches served. Miss Mamie Sweeney relurn e*' to college Tuesday to iriliiini and this gives us an oyportunits bt corr&'c: an error made two) geks ago when we statel in thses columns thiat Miss Sween was in Hillnan Gollege, at (Clnton, Miss., w hereas sh" Is asending school at Silliman In" V Lt 1ato4 Ls Mrs. J. D. Kerr and children rerturned Saterday from a visit with relatives in Brookhaven. M rs. Varnado of Wesson is here visiting her brothar. Joe Lillard. who is critically ill at tht home of Mrs, Ballard. Hons. .Jimes Wilkinson and Samual Montgomery delivered an :address in the court house Fr:da nihubt in the interest of TIhomas C. Barret, to a good ,iz'd audiance. Mrs. M. W. Ott entertained the Methodist Missionary Seipe ty on \\ednesday afternoon when the officers were formally install ed and the Home Mission Study was conducted by Mrs. J. 0. Bethea, the new leader for tia year. After this refreshments were served in the hostess' usual gracious manner. Sev eral visitors were prssent on this occasion. Notice-The partnership here tofore existing between the un dersigned ;ersons and doing business under the name of tie Gulf Cattle Company is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All persons having claims against the Gulf Cattle Company are no- C titied to present the same at the otfi'3s of said Company in Boga- n lusa without delay. This Jan. 4th, 1916. 1 A. E. Massman, e J. A. Spekenheir, it A. Blum. C ('ard of Thanks. C a Tylertown, Miss., Jan. 4.-16 E We are very grateful to some of the Bogue Chitto people who were so thoughtful as to surprise us with a nice Xmas box, con taining many good and useful ri things. This is the second pound ing we have had from the Bo gue Chitto people last year. We predict for them a great future. May the Lord bless you one and all. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Murray. We take this method of thank ing the people of Hays Creek 4 church and community for so 4 kindly remembering us with4 such a nice Christmas present. A quilt, that the W. M. U. had mtde to sell for the benefit of the 4 new church was bought and4 paid for by the people and pre- 4 sented to the pastor and his 4 wife as an expression of the 4 church's apnreciation of their 4 services- We are very proud of 4 the faithful little band of soldiers 4 at Hays Creek. They are al- 4 ways willing to fight but are not 4 very fussy. We hope to soon 4 have our new church ready for 4 use. When you hear that it is l finished come to see us. U Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Murray. NOTICE-You are hereby noti fied that the annual meeting of the Stockholders of the Wash ington Bank & Trust Co., will be held at its banking house in Franklinton, La., on Wednesday, 12th at 10:30 o'clock. Washington Bank & Trust Co. Franklinton, La. Waverley Notes. The Waverley Club held its; annua' election of officers at the courthouse on Saturday after* noon, January 1. 1916. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. P. B. Carter, the past president, who has so faithfully discharged the duties of that of fice since the club's organization. After tg report of the Christ mas comni¶ttee had been read and approved the following of* ficers were elected: - President, Mrs. Ada Babington; r Vice*Presid.ent, Mrs. M. W. Ott; Treasurer. Miss Nelie Dobson; Secretary, Mrs. W. P. Simmons; SParleamwentariatl Mrs. W. J. fDunn;Editress, Miss Julia M. MacNeill. t Mrs. J. D. Kerr wilt &ntert in the club on Saturday after. ow', tanuary 15, 1910. IMajor Smith, Who Will Lecture On Prohibition Lecture Wil( l :.i'1 Held In Trhe Court Ihouse Fiid~a v Ni ht, .Tan. 7, 7:30. W~() is Major Dan Morgan Smith? lie 'Xwii horn Octob'r 2, 1573, Orange Court House, Va. Edu cated att MAilit;iry schook. Ad miitt, to th B:ar Ef H'rid: 1892. Admi'.ted o, the Bar of Illinois 190u. Supreme Court of the Unit ed States 1909 Democratic nom inee for Coigress Third Illinois District, 1902. Was Assistant Ccrporation Counsel ('ity .of Chicago unld r Mayor Dunne's admini trition, 1995-1906. HEN ERAL COUNSEL NATIONAL MODEL LICENSE LEAGUE, 1908 to 1912. Judge Advocate Illinois National Guard with the rank of Major from 1914 to 'ito (now hnllin£, p,-ition.) Attor ney to the United States Attorney s913-191i. M ijor Smith miiade hisi firtt dIry speech in th- city Of (c lumibuiS, Ohio, in March, 1915. at the state Anti-Saloon League Conuvention called to launch the campaign for state-wide Prohibition. Major Smith's address was the sensation of the convention. Since then he has spoken in mlany states in the cause of national prohibition. Major Smith is counted the great est accession to the dry forcds of the nation since the cronversion to the dry cause of Governor Malcoim R. Patterson. 'The change in front of Major Dan Morgan Smith is one of the most striking events in recent days of the Anti-Saloon move ment. Formtrly advocating re form of the liquor traffic from within as a counsel of the nation al Model License League, he is now an out and out companion for Prohibition. He is a fearless champion of what he believes to be right. He is a fluent talker and states his argument iii a clear, concise, convicing iuanne;. Brilliant aid magnetic and hav - ilng studiei his subject from both sides he comes to his task with a preparation which not eeryv speaker possesses.''-The Bed ford Democrat, Bedford.Iud. Adv. * Bogue Chitto Stock Farm f * Company. Isabel, La. SIn order to encourage the live stock indus try in this section of the country SWe have in service registered Jack, Percheron Stallion, registered Herford Bulls, and registered * Defender Duroc Jersey Boar. ANDFORSALE SA limited number of Duroc-Jersey pigs, boars and * gilts. These pigs are descendants of the GREAT * DEFENDER, a World's prize winner. ALL AT REMARKABLE LOW PRICES* * For information address: BOGUE CHITTO STOCK FARM COMPANY, BOGALUSA, LOUISIANA. I ****+*,+,+..++...*+*,..,+, STATEMENT OF TIE Washington Bank & Trust Company at the close of business on December 31, 1915 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts · .$ 157,380.51 Overdrafts secured & unsecured_ 57.59 SStocks and Bonds........ 28,739.00 I Banking House, Furniture and Fix tures .. ___ 8,600.00 SCASH ON HAND AND IN BANKS..... 57,210.85 SSuspense ýw35.10 Total - $ 252,023.05 LIABILITIES SCapital Stok... $ 50, 000.6 SSURPLUS - 2,000.00 SUNDIVIDED PROFITS ...._.. _... 3,331.6i DEPOSITS _..196,691.38 Total - - $ 252,023.05 1 :~~:.i~;ma~l~h~~s~8 ~ ' p· THE ERA-UlAERi--$J1.00 Sheriff's Statement. Office of Sheriff and Tax Collector. Franklinton. La., Jan. 8. 1916. Statement of collections for month of Dec. 1015: STATE State tax .................. IS, 24 6 3 Confederate Veteran tax .... tn 03 State goud road tax........ 014 07 State License interest....... 6 4 3 Conservation Licen ........... 28 3 1 Hunters License.............. 34 5 Total collectedState........8 22.50 5; Less commissions............ 362 37 Remitted to auditor.........$21,93S 17 I': n NH P" Parish Taxes ..........3..33,262 87 yC Less 3 mills for public schools 9,479 92 dg Gross to Parish............ 28,782 95 m Per capita road tax............ 312 00 Two mill special road tax.....3,97; 43 P - - m Total collections, parish.....$26.071 y Ja Less commissions........... 1,663 14 Ja Remitted to parish treasurerS 26,198 82 KCHUOLS 3 mill tax net from 'arish...$ 9,479 92 - Fies ........................ý 100 Cu Poll taxes & interest.......... 2,125 00 No. 23..................... :62 07 No. 37 ..................... 60 48 South- West................. li4 03 Gorman..................... 119 02 No. 36.................... 335 10 No. 19..................... 333 29 No. 20.................... 263 50 No. 24.................. 138 00 Enon..................... ... 285 73 No. 21...... ................1,611 31 Oak Grove................. 158 86 Bell .. .................... 1:32 12 Stony Point..............291 39 Mt.Point .................. 119 65 Special Six.................1,6i8 33 Mt. Hermon ............... 194 35 Filth ward............... 2,962 02 Sunny Hill................ 396 29 Franklinton high school.... 559 56 Faliah................ .......1,193 46 Angie....................... 462 74 Mt. Ebal................... 64 42 Isabel.................... 243 37 Pine Ridge................ 246 59 Total Collections schools 24,005 60 Less commissions.............. 106 25 Remitted to Treasurer...... 23,889 35 T. J. SIMMONS, Sheriff and Tax Collector Notice. Franklinton, La., Jan. S. The following location has been selected by the Democratic Par. ish Committee for Washington Parish, La., ;s the polling places for the Dem'cratic Primary Election to b' IL1.id in the Parish of Washington. La., on Tuesday, Jan. 25, 1916, A. D., as set forth bul iw and under the general piimar election laws of the State ui Ljuisiana. Democratic Primary Election. January 235. 1916. ['9lling Booths. First Ward-Precinct 1- Pa. lish, Warren Mizell's Old Resi dence. Second Ward-Precinct 1-W. I N. Miller's Warehouse, Mt. fHer - mon. I Third Ward-Precinct 1 Franklinton, Courthouse. FourIth Ward-Precinct 1 Masonic Hall, Bogalusa. Fourth Ward-Precinct 2 Working Men's Hotel, Bogalusa. I Forn rth Ward -Precinct 3 Rio. J. Leon Pounds Store. Flul' Ward-Precinet 1-Var- 1 ando, Dr. R. H. Stewart's Office. , Fifth Wa rd-Precinct 2-Sheri dan, K'igi'ht and C(o's. Old Store House. SIX; Ii Wii'd-Precinct l-Enon 4 J. C Gren's Store. Sixtlu WXard--Precinct 2 --Is Ibel. D E McFaddden's Store. Sevenith Ward-Precinct 1 Angie, City Hall. Seventh Ward- Precincl 2 Popeville, Thomas's Mill. Eighth Ward-Precinct 1 Hackley, W. E. Bickham's SWa rehouse. Eighth Ward-Precinct 2 Wood man's Hall. Ninth Ward-Precinct 1 Bulrhialter and Magee, at Mill. U. E. Branch, Chairman, WV. J. Dohson, Secretary.. For Sale-QOne horse, one cotC and otherltockq For prices ad' djress. . H. Monroe S~ila~ . Mt. Herds~onj La. a t`~; olt+tý4 hA j(. ýba& 'i ~ ~y4uib~W~ Y~ Contestants' Standing. IlThe fKo il:. . is a list of the 3 n +cýi tant- and the total rum a (f Vot s eoch has in the con;e t for !L, ]iano to e t ir na a v at ur ,tore January 24h. 191,; F ·1 *1 1. Clara .\lav Sininon,..11145 3 2. Jesi io...... ...l104410 13 v rt irr.%.. 1' O F 4. t i'.i:i L- , it-: i t_ 11: 11 SIDEAL DRUG STORE, Franiklinton. Le.. Notice-TA all 'nenilmrs 4 the Parihli 1)" m)eratici Coinii ttee, yo. are urged t', be presentTu--. day. Jan. 11, 1916 to draw coi missioners and clerks, and ap. point returning officer, for pIri mary election to hbe held Tuesday, Jan. 25, 1916. This 3rd day of January, 1916. D. E. Branch, Chairman, W. .J. Dobson, Secretary. HE- LO You people - 'o till the soil or other , :. -, you that need repair work of any kind, SMITIIING wagon, buggy and wheel work of any kind, prompt ly done and in workman like manner, cash prices, reasonable, satisfaction guaranteed. I want your work and will .treat you right. Try me, am located at the old Flbere Stand. H. M. Fleming Are You a Woman? Take Ca rdd The Woman's Tonic FO3SALE AT ALL DRU8GISTS P F Dr. 0. D Varnado DENTIST Over S. H. Burris Building Your patronage will be appreciated. Franklinton, : Louisiana. HFRE (S SEAL CODRTENTMSNT Cole r9on ats No Reason to .Cem klefb e He Msad Work Alnm t ODatly. Whle the colored/boy was cleanipg rhe erd ood flos tie bachelor maid tost.n interest in his welfare. "Has 1011 beena good year for you, Edward ?" she asked. "Oh, yes'm, I've no oemplaint to make" Edward chbeerfully replied, sitting up on his bended knee, Japaaese fashion, and displaying two rows of irories that were sabd enough to make an ne canter1d, "I got ano fault to fild. I've had woIk 'inost every day this year. It's been a pretty good year for me." "What a basis for gratitude!" thought the bachelor maid to herself, hastily reviewing her own blessings along that and other lines. "Perhaps we can learn some good lessons from cur tiored brethren, with their free domn ftem worry and antiety." Then she remembered a story she once had heaird a southern girl tell. At the fodo dP t da huom lot io New Or Swhich wase ocei d s rky. 1 alwa h1se tlsefl, 10#tll, b inter f'ii dW Mg, uncle," she told .i , "if you will take my trunk o the station." "Sho, 'sie, ah ri a' trunk fo' y' Q3t laws, ' i need intwo bite. s et a et"ckel"