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Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklint,-n.
S, I 6. NA.',iT. , NEW ,, /"Ta. .. FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, FEIRUARIR' I, It; I ") , I S JUR V PROCEEDINGS S-u . Dcfeul ,r F Po J-I,:-v ·i et to Complete Business Def on FI , Tu%,sday--Ai; Parish Paper Issued Prior to 1916 t, 1,' ed'iý mdmel With ('ash-Full Proceedings of Both Meetings. In nh--,nce.. of the presidlent the the ru~!li: me tiog of the Police .lury wa- call- l to irder by .1. J1. Ball, Ta l3 preen't w\er .J. W. lKnight, It. I. Spring, . A. .Jen kins, R. W. Bond ani F. L. Sanford. On motion by F. L. Sanford, seconlded by W. R. lond and carried. '. A. .lenkin; was se lcet-, a- pre.sidlent pro tern. ()n mtion by W. !Z. Bond, Aecnded by J. 1. lall and car. ri-d, F. L S:m rd was selected as sei etary ,',, tnm. Secretary W. E Bani-ter be ing absent on ac,)ount of illness and not having the minout., book the reading of the rminrutes of the last meeting was deferred. The committee appointed to confer regarling the bridge at Isabel reourted, advising the re moval at once of the steel bridge from the riv"r and the building of a ferry for use at rhis p'oint. The committee was diicharged. It was moved by J. \V. Knight, saconded by J. J. Ball that R. H. Spring and F, L Sanford be au thorized to build a ferry boat to1 be used at this point, same to cost not to exceed $100, the boat to be used in removing the steel bridge from the river and then operated by J. R. Schilling as a toll ferry, he to charge max lmuiu rates as follows. Footman or man on horseback 10 cents, single otug.y or wagon 25 cents, one .vy or 40 cents for the round trip; two horse wagon 40 cents o.,e way or 75 cents round trip; ox teams not to exceed three yoke, 50 cents each way. That the same cormmittee be authoriged to have I, J, Green re mve the steel bridge from the river as soon as the water will permit him to get it out, he to opi-rat, the f.-rry whil' t!,r, nj work, ke.ping r,.,~rd ,f all I'i lectlons an.d p;'yinr them t, th< parish treasurer t) hi ere, it, It the bridge funit f,,r ill 7--arri'd It was moved b, ., W. lKni,'.ht. seconded by it. H. Sprltc. th;t: i Ir. .ames be autlhorized t. ha,!: I .1. G(ireen build a lrid1 e ac:: Hayes creek on the Lili.i a \Varnerton read retarding whi, Mr. Green made report t,, the board. Carried. Moved by J. W. Knight, s='c ended by t. H. Sprintg tht \Ilr. Ball be authorized to have the bridge on Popeville and tFraik. linton road repaired. Carried. It was moved by Mr. Spring seconded by Mr. Knight that the budget approved at the last meet ing and advertised, be adolted, carried. A motion was made by R. 1I. Spring, seconded by .J. W. Knight, that the president and secretary be authorized to bor-i row from the Washington lallk and Trust Co., the sumi of $6,460t for a period of three months, this to be used for the purpose of pay ing the note now due the Bank for $1013.20 and for running ex penses of the Parish, carried. The resignation of R. E. Kea ton as a member of Police Jury was read and same was accepted. The report of Mr. R-tbb, Denm onstration Agent was read, show ing that he visited 35 detlnontra tor3, S8 other farmers, 37 club members, made four addresses in schools regarding club work, traveled 301 miles with team and 76 miles by rail, wrote G; official lettere anddistributed 24 bulle. tins to farmers. The report was accepted, Itwas moved by Mr. Knight, seconded by Mr. Ball that the (Continued on last pagc.) 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, 't .4F I 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 the Auto contest. Now, boys and girls, get your parents and friends to rL:, [their purchases at our store. 'T'his contest is open to aº. I. l),n't wa:it. get busy! Each 5c purchase counts 5 .- 23:.' , 25 votes: 1l 00, 100 votes, etc. BABINGTON'S DRUG STORE, (Incorporated.) beiierai/ 4Yewss JIems J/In P'&r / .Artillery 1e ,Iiti g was active ill C t i-p," e, 'he French shell- "r itog 1 r IItre:cllt'S ;l'i caus su ig a griýat lire, Repirese .ntiv, Dupre ,va- a;t to pj)inted to lw, \:t:a,:(\'" oin l1e aff rivers iand harbors committee of thle ,li- S' a ceedijn Mr. uiam pl'l-ys, , hb(ame chairman u! On the ii 1t , \ s c1 l ,.irn ittee, w hich 'l ill (.ilce down the M is issipi C1 1oil (Cai.io to N\ew Orleans dur ,,, , t . 1 .. i sta,,1. . .ti,.hr (iir', anti M inorit.~y ,, , iMann o)uglht idle by sidll 'i the ' , ( i the HousM fir , V.,i_. , illii Iflitdt.U i-es aidd t1 ri 0 ' tuii is i n ai! lOd pi ovi)l'OI ) ing fo r til' c.%,structi n,) of itt.- i tl,.,ips i navy yards w\\ t passed wi itiliut division. in I)i c t i , - 1 ) d r a w u! rm t ! e 1 a Al ipiliiver Co :m1is .ion p f, .tr i t ' o ,:, + i e l in euiierge-1 Ct cy , + ,f strenizthenintr He tl, levee, was ,; vin Major Caples.h L eu. l'ergr, who brought the at prize :te. luns in Appit.n i.nto HIIiinptin .lýOi1iM, was identified , as iHans ihM r,,', hii) (illco linandedl the tramisp Letln--lipl) Gainma andti ti'i belonged to tlhe Ntval reser 've. and was ctile- to the color: att of the outbrek 1' thie war. i in The Progi'essive national corn- fe mittee sent ,ut a call for the ai- re tiinal coi)nvention ,)f the party in f0 t'iica<'go Auditiriuin Wedt inesday. June 8, to nol)inate canlidates t' ) fir president and vice-president. of Justice O'N\eli. who recused b hiir.self as a beneficiary in a will, the valadity of which was que:, tioned, was decided against by L Judge (Ciaii olrn1, \viio acted in th hi. 1) e Ir his tpluee. uI iThe wreek of the German Zep to pelin L 1l was attributod to the Dutch batter'es on the island of U Ameland at The Hague. of German (Consul Ueueral Bopp ri was indicted In San Francisco by s( a federal grand jury in connec- f tion with the so-called Crowle" F1 plot. Farmners of 22 states are op- I posed to any more than a "reas- i onable outlay" for defense, said e, President Donblaser, of the Far- e mers' Union of 'l'exa-. a The Lusitania reply of Ger jmany was aceepted by President W\Vilson, subject to revision and i exact ness of wio)rd ini .g Extraditi'o was asked from Havana of of Hipolito Villi,, t)re- , - ther iif Francisco Villa, indicted in El Basn, 'Ti.xas, 1o, attempted t train wrecking. The Mississilpi 'House spent nearly an entire day in a tight on the Norwood school bill and kill ed its chief orovi-ion, that refer, ring to neg'ected children, Naval commit tee favor till to make Uncle Sa'n manufacturer of armor i)late; private firms threate I price advance. National Democratic Commit tee chairma, sail there is no op positi m to President Wilson's re nomination. Robert Ewing was appointed head of convention press ccm mittee. Statistics compiled by Mrs. Martha Gould, factory inspector, showed that 2811 children in New Orleans quit school to go to] work durlng 1915. British armored cruiser Drake captured Germa' raider Roon I and two German merchantmen after three hour fight last Friday near Bermuda Islands. Germans ,ainel 800 yards of trenches by mine explosions be tween L~ens ad Arts. 'Tlie su'stit iti, i (of t . r(I ''.cogicz .' f , the w'V ,, " 1t sulne" ih tho phr ti-.( 'a r- - .e . spo sfibilitJ '" was ye'st ,iay Le lieved by th e State I '';part!,'nt to be ,o.utioin tf the Iusitaniat cut affair. rn, Charles E. lht.s. Surem by ('ourt jasti.', r'fuj.' u .& his tf na, :ot s Rl epu t'. l a r i t l l ,t caninhl1te. 1 ! The grt l jury at I Bu' [ ,). N. Y., indlic,, 1 .. E. T 'l', 0r ,n , h 'ilarl s (' f t Jlllre rtld g t. il tA nati(o ,al [1:tt t org taiu"l b,- I ,I t In1ts f Slirv, e1 i' t (.t- ','',l I'.' t, oCf l ie a. G t. l' ate lt adivertd i i_ t " ile s (of tile wj rltd. Trlo Ge' man)vt'I elllorl State ' ,.n - ,I., tr 3ul ol(_'( u A;ttee, dor ;lied fotr c ,1s camlteair n by electing L E ii,-l L mris of Shreveport, ('hl'irmn:ln Ct t,)lnt'l [. G. Pleasatnt addre st,,eI tti, the cmom mittee. Two German stelnners, inh",rned at Buenos Ayres, dashed to sea after being given permission Lo ''ex.rcise thieir engines." th The Germans lost 3010 yards of nai! tre'nches n C'hampagne and c made g.ains aft'r+ tbe prp lruttion 5U of aI heavy artillery fire ,'lsew't ere Sit in France ; while the Rlussian o,f- liit fensivt in Galiola was thought t, pi)a relieve the strain on the allied wa forces in ether war fronts. ti' UI Mayor of Calgary, Alberta ,. took steps to prevent recurrence of Anti.German demonstrations of by Canadian troops. Cooped up in a room in a St. 1,:, Louis hotel, four men, three (f b, them denutists, foulght with knuivvo; fi revolvers aid dental istuIrium ,ii'nts until all vo'e too) I)l Ily wounded or tO Conlinil , te.l) Will V. Orput, stuiderit at tihe sip University of \Wi\icnsin, wa:s ohlarged with the murder of Ma- - rion Lambert, 18-year old lti ;Ii, school girl, whose body was c( found in the woods near her Lake th Forest home. th Three men and three women of were jailed in ('hicago for hbl\\w '" ing the safe in the United Stat' - collect)r's office in St. Paul and' escaping with 53000 in currency and -.377,3-7, in federal reveun- I stamps, In the ri vers al hI trbrs a p propriation bill 8tt,71t),O000 is give , to tile Mi.s1_si,'si i Pl'ercy E. ( liln, repreentative from thu Fifth Mlississippi C',u- i gres distriot, explainire I his change to support thl administration'sr prepareJness policy saying "I[ t was wrong.' SThat( ioj . Billo's efforts t.. Swards working r/'ornm4 are be ing thwarte tiy !owerful agen deis was the view of observers at o Jacks >, Mies. A total IJL.s of 811,5! 5 was paidl S for 103 1 ea I, ersey and I-Hol stein ·:ntle :auctionl.d : - a fea t- tur, of rhe Farmers Short Course , in Baton Roige. SPrompt measures at Kemp's s levee and Baleshe'l levee pre n vented breaks imminent there, iand Major Shttery rep rted th s. lifies holdipg firm in t.e Third r, ' distriet, ~ ugh labor `4atin In ued seriously demoralizel be to icause of tal of free rations. SFerd Claiborne, in promised oe statement, charges grave i-':eu. n larities at New O lean- v, ting -n precincts during recen. pimary ,Y in which Ru/fin G. IPleasant was selected as tie gubhernato -ial can of didate over Lieutenant Gove:nor . Barrett. iDr, ;la'eneod Pieron is oharge \witht ý.lt'tiUt)islV ,,pl,.-ing an irl eti tiin of East l. ,uisiana 1l,i-pital fi r the Insane. 1The' l'rsilnr t Irha stirre i p I p the Senate by seuid.~ig in the nall' ut Lr lui D. tir"aill t, fo r C , fi natioin as 11 tPll .,r OI f thie Suipretne CJurt f the United ,1Stab..- 1lr. l ira tldei hias s own thimsolf one of the m st stetrling tiatriits M u tIpu.lic ii'º. tday. It Was p, i aiy trioughi ills ac-i tiities that >ri : si .enit 'lat(t WAS ,un't,- lled to re~move lihard A. Ralli-tt"r ftrom his catibinet; who was ar ,ut toI give a large portiont of the oil lanis, coal lands and wattr p)iwer sites to the Big Cor pIra ti n. "Mr. Birandeis has bf hee ,p , verful and relentless fi , . ti- grat't,.s and es pi0, t': t. hi grafters which are ti dCu1 +i . I; is believed that thr- ,enate vft"r fretting, fus Ssing anid s4q ,r. .ng will comfirm Mr. B3ratndei: i is so worthy to S '.. intrtting point in this - conue. is the fart that hlie is Sth, fit w ever appointed to the )De:, 'h of the Supreme Court of the 1'it l States, and hlie is a ,re! it t .. t a,.:, and his c)ountry HI LORUFJ U i~e~r º R rl c I pk l'i tl ! t..j ' ~ j* II] I) tl' \\l ii it., *aiu'IaLes of :it- I z " I!' 171`"11-lbe ' 1 tilt C illlllllllttt't , ýlhk .; 11a' i i 'll CI tlllllthuý' `1 r'lla) 'II' (ft iJ!t j 'lt 11 UI li tIi l I'i('' a he I -i iit t 'irla y -r Y 1 "Sic".tress is iad," but poverty, and depending upon i "elarit ," is worse. We c'an't always prevent sickness, h) poverty is nearly alr ay.S the rtieultol extravagatnce and w,:stP. .MXo1st men car. save p rt fI 1 thei(r .arniings from tUeir orl( or tleir businesU s .vitlhi really denying theimse,ves. \' hen siclh , .s .ctes doo ,'i e it I t tind you without uone.. ' , ,nf,,y n tile baink for -elf protection. BANK WITH US. Sashington Bank &Trust Co, i'o1gaitlsa Franklinton Angle 4 per cent paid on time Cort ;-ales of Deposit S. per cent paid on Savings ..coulnts. (:)l;iqa~ s~--r s .·Iq, i '!O.All i[ \Vil . hiis clearly demonstrated by the warm ap proval of l:i sp)echles the fact that the people of the United States are earnestly ill favtr of an ad.equate army and navy, and other deftnii-,ive niw! with which to defeud t!s(. ? '-: rious United States, in cat'e it i. atta:k1ed from whatevr so:rce. T'le president way muwinl pli.as'I with th,' tie mendous uvati:'os which he re ceived in Milwaukee, whlere the Germnan Amnerican population is so pr,-ponderating. These Ger man-Amerieans show not only that they are Americans first, and Germans afterwards, but that thev believe in the stars and stripe' r s sincerely that they de sire thie United utates to be ade qjuately preparel for defense a 4gainst any nation rTlirms of Court. \CinL TERMIS Fourth Monday in February Second Monday in May First Monday in .July First 'londay in December Cl I1MINAL TERMS l Fourth ' :y in. March Second Monday in November.