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Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton.
V)1ý ' 1,,1,:., :.. P FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10. 191( NUMBER 46 P)L!I1 ALA4 ii~ P 4 L ~ 4~1 Z 5 F~ tlI A ~ LD~L~~s +'f I.. bAUoi Lb mLJjlwiI mi- Ct irn ý' i ll . i' t 1 't' ' L ed in a sho w pavement, ?,tl 1 H t'i' *'n ,nI st~1 re1 frnn lie ; ,I nk thi tr, i ing ninethoi of [ii hir cre In th part n thi- r bi' ! \v*l- -i; sr thilr u 1 ,; i1c . 11 i nik u t l''n i Five men are\y UP in :! ':W at seigae 0 the wheel ;n11 -m, km men The other. -t I p.r'i int rl ti 1, ;1. :ard returnel in fowur minu t' - itll S813,000U ian - r;ne- sm~all l;han,ý. All hl pped into the (iar anl sj'''d away north into ahingtn Park. T'hat was all there was to set outside. But inside- Masks were whisked over ti'ie heads as the fi Liu i ,onit- r'at''ed.. the big door(s. Teii dap=it r and as nmany iAce!rs LI.IaJd direct r:' held up their Hands when a bun dit said ''llands up.i One vwa Take" Stai!. ma nager of the BustHii Drives 1r12 and 19'13. now vice -presid~ent' of the WVash ingto)n lark Bank. One of the depositors was M\niicipatl .lug0 Fry. Each bandit to Tk his p si tion. Three had two blue pist'ls apiece. The leader, unarmned went into the cashier's eai2e! and helped himself to all the cishl in drawer. Then, with a silent flourish of six autm2atic123. they all walked out. The quivering auto sped away. In less than 24 hou'rs all five robbers were inll jul and the leaid er had cc lfessed, naminr 1- pa licemln, lht: says. ar" in le; lie with he crooks. The leader is Eddie Mack, well known pick pocket. MacK was living at 014 East Fiftieth place as "E. M. .Jer'es" and was thought by his neigtibors to be a traveling salesman. He has an invalid wife and a '-year old daughter. The police were watching him, suspecting connec. tion with another robbery. - >WH H *iI~f 11 , he'ev\. tra,'': t'.-tie ;ipjl l'ael' 1 1i.', J11 i itdrI t their;. T\ha i k11 n. ss far a- e is batn tappber 1 Sthle tetlpi~iiiiie wire·. Tc- t ws 'luar. call etd Sviiti 11ac 's l n 'Mr-. w1a k rail I T.\tle tt if th" boy' the'' e? On e If \ II \ lkddiles pinched a nd t h I bei nd1ir' it ul h'( I > taining; sev l iurelI up ti l tt'. - 'i hit liate ain g~ ' dick'' rep rl1tedl t lien fi wase. 'Seelevy 4:3:5. I I Iidid actives left. lout (Oh,' o 1 iliness!) ;)t ne ofl them tapped di the tle iand hiiwire. r a M-ts. heaikt as pn as the e tast was clear, catlled Seeleytn ck ui d anb a-ked for Alex BrodIe. jFeiri, HIairv Kiramer and Chlarlie ' nAm ere the buys there? shep lice kieked in the dOo o b y threw a paper shoe b x out the. W (indl. A psie' pinlh ie and tb et C'd ti~' h'. Te cov\er' camle off Moaek (Ahi men Ihave his tppede f thn e lit ! on it !s t Siglif the bsaidk, serd tie, anu-d hlun., up. T'he listening "click" reported ti hieadquarter s. ".Seeley 4:335" tni-ed orut to b tere th r ho e of one i w tas one of the diepositoris held up rike wa slow to talk, wagunt fidri ver.ally h and hi wie were a-led. r'e'tedl. ",e 11,m11d i1 pla e where Th e our robbers obbther than aveck cbeuld be found. iack hasienot.ny Fein, Harry Kramer and Charlie Kram('r were th're, As the po) lice kicked in the door, somebodcy threw a paper shue box out the wind.ow. A passing nteisie bout ,.ed thi kx The cover came oft dis('lu-.nig I7.000 in hills. Mack's alibi? IHe had hopped from the car a- soon as it was out of -ighlt of the bank, spoil t() mu nicial court, and trot there three minute, ale id of .Judge Fry, who was one of the depositors held up in the balnk. Muack was slow to talk, but fin ally he squealed. .The other four robbers have been indicted. M\ack has not. Boys and Girls, Attention! BABY FORD AUTO Value $50,00, Given Away, Absolutely Free, to the Boy or Girl turning in the Most Votes at the end of the Contest at Our Store, Come to our store, where it is on exhibition, and see it Contest Now On-Ends May Ist, 1916. Here is the plan:-Get your friends and relatives to buy their Drugs and anything else they need in our line from us and have them ask for votes in th Auto contest. Now, boys and girls, eet your parents and friends to · aTir e their purihases at our store. This contest is open to 4 o. Don't ait. et 4husv! Each ci c purchase counts 5 votr,; 25e, 25 votes; 8l 00 . 00 otte., ete. BABINGTON'S DRUG STORE, (Incorporated.) leneral ews Jt/ems J <i Colonel AIouse, I'risident Wil son's priva- . gent in Europe, re- tt turned to Pari; intending to go to an London. Monday and soon ie- fr turn t I hIi United Stat s. WI Fifty-four person- wera killed tag and 17 injnure I when Zeptpeins raided i rural Engish di-tris, 11 droppin g 220 bombn . la London Express editoritlly hi No- l rsevelt is "trying to push President Wilson into war.'' Coi:isnends United States execn- pp tiye's" ' ot" polioy'' by haying j that .\ snerica c-an du nothing but Or W\i it not S. The (r;erima-s raider, Moewe, sent th , Iritish steamship Ap- ca pam, calpturIel at sca, to Hamp. no ton Roads with a prize crew and continu d tii, raids in whic:i she Ti is reported t have sunk seven as British merchantmen, inclu ling U ('lan MNac'iav ih, which lost fif- th tern hiled aind three wounded when ;- san !. 13 A P nchlatooua high school boy 9i was senri ly s :allel wh-n i ac raijiator in c(iii -rootn expldOed,. Ir. Montgomery took office as tli head of the Mississippi peliiten- I tiary board. m There was a sharp fight in the th Misssssippi L gislature over the Deita lan d biii. t 'tl Rearl Admiral Strauss, chief of 're ordinance, tild the Congress Coiln ittee the navy has enough I Saimmun.tion for all ships comple- tl ted, but not enough to supply those building. The weak point in the Louisi- I if ana levee line was said to be at I t 'ai Cowpea Bend above Vidalia and Natcacz, Miss. ni The Association of Commerce appointed a committee to urge Sinterstate Commerce Commission to hold its Southern Pacific a steamship hearing in New Or- e leans. The governor ordered the ti withdrawal of the militia from Jefferson parish and the camp in e Gretna was broken.t The Leon Godchaux Company sold a big lot of sugar to the Col onial Refining Company for about IS250,000. I Sc The legal department of the tl Texas and Pacific Raiiroad was n preparinli to con test the eftfort of tile Gould interests to throw the road into the hands of receivers. ii A packing house to be built here was proposed by swine breeder's meeting at Baton Rouge. Seven lives were lost as flood I waters of the Arkansas river translormed the southeastern j lowlands of Airkansas into a vast lake. A hill by Senatoj- Robinson, of A-rkansas. appr-opriating 8100(1000 for relief flood sufferers in the .lissi-sippi valley, was passed by the Senatei at Wash~ingtun.. Germany's late-t reply to tile American demands concerning the sin king of the L usitania halt ed at declaring the sinking "il legal," believing the admission would apply to all submarine [ warfare. I The Senate, 32 to 29. passed the bill giving the Philippine Is lands independence in from two to four years at the discretion of the President. The Sen-mte refused to adopt an amendment to the Philippines bilj doing away wlti a navsl base inI - the islands after separation, and debate I thl Cummins amendmen leaving indegesld nre t) a vote o - tle FilipinoJ, Jol n l 1 ti)l'ij\V' l i t I , tniit, t\c , slrl 'o' ill tit. . I c ;i, alltto Tillie' l !' I1' ;1etlr . :'\ I:k n i from his iekh-d ti jti lTu. n . 1* where his fing pr int \V'- 1 t taken andi he is bteing ibr lto itd.a, el lPresiden t `\ik'n spoke in I't t~ M'is last Tuestlay night t tie 1 lagest audienll i'C !le h ots l Wlt his preparediness i anpaign. Iwli UltimNats elru;eses of tile Foldi peaCt- expedition " t Eu iot-e is predicteld by Snamuel A i-rut': i.: Jr., who has just returrned to N. W Orleans from Europe. H~o IPre-iden lt Wilson's decisi i to start on an other prep t,:' i e's campaignI before Feb1. 10. was an I nfiuncod. ur The British owner's if the Appaiil Sasked her return to them by lit the United States under the terms of Way the Hlague convention. Trenches were shelled lt the zei British and Germans an1a han 1d.1 grenade fighting in France was ins active. Austriauns dropped bumrn s on tO the Rus>ian resting place1 in Uall. an lici:i anw reached a point twenty lit miles nortlieast of Durazzo in cl' their drive thrn Albania, '1" lta A British statement belittledu Ithe damage to property done by U tbo recent and biggest Zeppnli bu raid on England to dispi ove the GI German contention that it inju ' pa ed ecenomic or military life of1 se the countiy. iii Semaphore signal devices, de- sC signed to aid policemen in direct. bK ing traffic, will be placed in oper- st atioin on Canal street, between il Decatuire and Rtampart, Monday in morning. th A bomb was expi )ded in the pllr quarters (of the Italian consular iU agent at Milwank-ee and an un exploded bomb was found at 'an entrance to the building. It was evident at Washington that the fight against coufirina- in tion of Louis .U. Brandels as a bt justice will be a bitter one, ex- %c tending muany days. th Motorboats rescued 25 persons who had taken refuge in treetoFs near MeGehee, Ark. Ouachita continues to rise, Washouts 4threatened on Iron Mountain north oii Felsenthil. A report fi-oni C ,Ienhiag; , via Lonthiiioi, sta tel th it a larg Gern 11n:11 warship had bet-t sunk in Stlhi Catlegl, near the island of Fear of spy operations caused a muster of hoane tn:irds and 1I created a miilnight panic ill sev r crl small towns in Western OnT I tario Sunday night. Sixteen lives were reported lost in the Soiut he'istern A n-kansas flol'- .. Ci SIt wias announlMc(·d t'iat· thi ci~re eof the high wit r il thilissis sippi river w 03l nut reach New I Orleans for three w; eeks. ; jNi mc hundred tiermnans and 14,00)3 if tLitir colt' ial trooj8 . frumu the German cilony of Kam. er crossed into Spanish tiuianu nif~gethe oP were d ed andin t e Congress Britt. iof N g. Carolina, in dt~eussip his to sition to the Keating-Owen ,j libor bill, told the Colorado con. greseman that Lo should refcrmi Coloradl o befori experimnenting ill North Oarolina. idi We hrve just received the nwest avI latest styles of hbats rolpin and Ibok at ieir. '}'he Ushingtuo'tor·, In~i M RS' I CIN CO iLAPSE AS JU!RY SETS HER FRE r ' 1; ,1 !. - 1 ' tlV> ' (rI;' ie lruv llt ' \InlFOcr [\ta iI .,cltr, I (Ijlt1'eI \itii the m'u'dtr \Im ! ii i tilt I·:iiiY lV' Wit Ijj' - ;i ttn T Ime wl m Ii\1s tali'd'Ilt. \Ii - \I'I. tll:m . ' n 1 H u 8 enry Spt llmai andt ('er - i t'u1'' ed1_ guilty enl thin ,i'dei' charge. lrp , ;20(.0 tO b ii d 1is Lo to b e ill puui:lhauiti tbc i0-I iI icipial t-joiplnent IIfw o\Vfled by the re(at 'outhltit Lumbher Co., was enthusiastically end r'ed at a lms m eetili of l(igalusa citi e zens Fridiay nii.ht. d.The c onun~iýýion cvunnelil was Is illnstluted1 tio 11 at 7I b1Un iSuite of "20JIitUt,!) on the city 4f Io-alusa to run fir a t--l In f ' ta 2.) years Sand pay not to ox't-ed 5 p)Lr cent , inter st. for the Ulpp e of pur n challil;g the water ,-tteri frurn the (jl'eat SoIulthein I umlueor Comn lany at a cost of .5)1,.(J0 and the sewerage system at i cj-t of 140! UU) The lculciil was also told to n buy the schoul 1ouses from the c Gr(eat Sjutiher;i Lum ber Comi pany at a cost of 35.!)377,, and to set aside the clitterence between the amount paild for the present e- schoul houses and NS0,()O0 of the t.1 bunt issue for building and ar- (quip ping eiW school houses; 'n ! )I.!I; he set a side for build. .I ing l ' ujuipUing a city j it and that <24.0jo et aside for fire e [)reventi(Ln, m1inding the appara ar cum and builU:l ý. n It was sug ted that the fire n ' tern bie so : ranged and the H: h uses so u)uilt and opecrted by a v ' firsedep'irtllent that the n city of galusa, so far as fire insuinornci ,s concerned, shall be a but on a second class basis, x- which wi, miake a reduction in the rates foW being charged. nc It is (a!reless to keep jewelix and valu~ble pajers in the house it ao dangerous You a lose them tire ay i-ft Mk burn them; burglars may steal them and may kill you to get them. The careful man keeps his valuables in one of our safety deposit boxes. He knows thoy are safe-- -so sa Ihe and ."i family; W e w yll redt y S; safety deposit box for $1.00 a year. BANK WITH US. Washington Bank & Trust CO. B1ogtahsia - Franklinton Angle 4 per cent paid on time CertV'-"tes of Deposit 31 per cent paid on Savings k.,ounts. n· 1~·:( si ep 1Zlnli 1T ird -\ step toward nation-wide 111h liblitjitn \waS taken \\ednes diy in th Senate. A substitute Cco,!iulitti favorably reported t ie Shepard constitutional alenduIent resolution. The re lution pro'vides for subm is Sion 1,f an aimendwent to the constitution which, if ratiticd, would p!rohibit tie manufacture anid sa!e of all liq uors in the United States. "Alcohol is the handmaid of pnrumuonia." saiid the United States Puhlic Health Service in a special report on this malady i8ued today. Speaking of the -work of alcohol in bringing on pneumonia the health service Ssays: "It is certain of success, es pecially if liberally and continu eally used." t The relport states that 10 per a cent of the deaths in the United 1 States result from ipneumonia. 1. We can use 100 pounds of good c dountrv butter every week. e The I3aboington Store, Inc. Termr s of Court. CI3VIL TIERIS a Fourth Monday in February e Second Monday in May e First Monday in July e First Monday in December , CRIMINAL TEMS S Fourth Monday Im March Second Monday in November.