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Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton. VOLUME7 RKi TON NEW RA. g'TIY FRANK'i NTON, LA. THURSDAY, MAY 25, 1910. NUMBER 9. V-- O-- LU. ME_ 7. ,,s.,,s,. lu i 1916 PARISH PAIR TO BE HELD IN FRANKLINTON SOME TIME IN OCTOBER. W. H. Sullivan, Biggest Individual Contributor To Fair Fund Last Year, To Add His Strength Towards Making This Year's Fair the Greatest Success Yet. Franklinton, La., Maay 20.- r The Washington IParish Fair t Association wet per adjournment from May 6, 1916. Upon roll call the following were present:, J. B. Lindsley, F. B. Bateman. t D. E. Sheridan, W. J. Alford and J.J. Green, proxies to W. J. i Dobson, a quorum being present, i in the absence of the Chairman, , J. B. Lindsley was called to the E chair, stated the object of the I meeting was to decide where the 1 Fair'should be held this year, and also stated.that while Boga- i lusa'would'be glad to have the 1 Fair, that they did not want to i engender any feeling-in the mat ter. Hon. P, B. Carter stated that he had been" requested by the citizens of Franklinton, and the immediate vicinity to state to the Fair Association, that in I view of the fact that Franklinton i was at present the center of the 1 Agricultural interests of the Par- c ish that they did not think it ad- E visable to change this year, that while they entertained no preju I dice against the sister city, the t farming interest at present situa- f ted in the Parish would be far t from the city of Bogalusa, and that the attendance and exhibits of farm products from this sec tion would not be up to the stand ard of the past two years. The t secretary read a letter from Mr. W. H. Sullivan, which letter was ordered spread on the minutes, 1 and the thanks of the association was extended to Mr. Sullivan, not only for his willingness to help make the Fair a success, but for numerous and valuable assistance in the past. Bogalusa, La., May 18. Mr. W. J. Dobson, Secretary, Franklinton, La. Dear Sir: It is just possible that'I may not be able to attend the meeting ofsthe directors on the 20th. I asked Mr. Johnson to at tend'the last meeting and act for me anId to suggest that you hold the Fair at 3egalusa. Personally I do not feel like making any contest for it, but any time the people of Franklin tonl and the other directors are willing to give it up and co-oper ate with nu, we will be glad to have it held in Bogalusa, and will do what we can to make it successful. In the meantime, if you desire to have it continue at Franklinton, we are willing to do what we can to help. The Fair is a very important thing in the life of the Parish and will result in a very great benefit to every one. Yours very truly, W. II. Sullivan, Motion made, seconded and carried. that the Fair for the year 1916 be held in Franklinton, La., and that the chairmnian be and hereby is empowered to fix the dates for the Fair and appoint the several necessary committees. There being no further busi ness coming before the Assacia tion upon motion it was declared adjourned subject to the call of the Chairman. J. B. Lindsley, Act. Chair. W. J. Dobson, Secretary. Notice-By order of the Judge the regular May term of the 26th SJudicial District Court of Louisi ana, for Washington Parish has been postponed and will convene on Monday May 29th, 1916. This April 27, 1916. M. A. Thigpen, Clerk. Liquer Shipments Fall Off. Slidell, La., May 19,-T. J. Hand, wholesale liquor dealer, will retire from the liquor busi ness next month. The retire* ment is forced by a heavy de crease in the shipment of liquors into Mississippi, it is announced. Since the new laws have gone into effect in that state several shipments have been confiscated. Chinaware Frees Everybody Gets Something. SEvery PURCHASER A Sure Winner l SAn Opportulilty Is Now Offti'ed Our S Customers to Seeuire Elegant China W`are Absolutely F REIIE! Begin NOW and save your cash register receipts and when you have $5.00 in receipts, pre sent them at our store and get one piece of the China Ware, or save receipts to a sufficient Samount to get the entire set at once. S NOTE 1. -Monthly accounts paid on or before the 10th of each month will be allowed as cash purchases. NOTE 2.-This China Ware will be on exhibition in our show window as soon as our supply is received. FT Babington's Drug Store, Inc. I ~~R State Tax Sales of ImmovableD Property. u State of Louisiana, Parish of Washington, \'s Delinquient Tax I)Debtors. v virtue of thlie authority vested in me by the (orns itution and laws of the State of Louisiana, I will sell. at the rprincipal front door of the court house. in the Town of Franklinton, tla., within legal hours for judicial sales, heginning at 11 o'clock a. mn.. on Saitur(Idy, Jutne 10, 1910 and continulng on n ea cn s ceeuiing day until said sales are completed, all immovable prop erty upon which taxes are now riue the state of1 Louisiana. Parish of Washington, to enforce the pavymentiI of taxes assessed in the year 1915, together with the Interest thereon from the 31st day of )Decembner of said year. at the rate of 2 per cent per month uinitil paid and all costs. The nmies of said delinquent tax debtors, the amount of taxes due by each on thle assessment of said year andl the lproperty assessed to each ni to be offered for sale, is as follows: 'raxes i cr and Cost First Ward--White. to te J 1) Myles, 25 a in w part of hr thi 50-2-10 acq Ed Myles.... . 5.90 Miss Emma Mizell, lot 6 blk 9, by lot 2 bik 12, S E IR ad to Iltoga- de lsa............. ........ 2.10 su Mr. L W Mc)Douigall, n 2-3 lot ed ' Wlk 201 Frankliiiton ..... 2.50'1f A I: Owens est, 40 a in sec 12- pr 4-10, part of John Fisher hr. 4.00 so Mrs J. S Spring, 40 a swi of nw Bc 4 sec 31-3-19.............. 7.10 First Ward-Colored. Gen Reid, 34 a in s part of sec iti 15-2-19.......... .. . .... 7.90 of Second Ward-White pa M N Bantster, 30 a in nei see se 16-1-9................... 10,20 dr Fellder Carter, 96 a e hf of nwj see 33.1-9, part of w hf of ne4 sec e 33-1-9 ................... 10.301U Mr's Walter Loving, 84 a In see 17.-1-9, 1) D VYlrnado. e W E Por- ar ter, w N 1 Schilling........12,50! th W M Painter, 40 a, swj of sej th sec 27-1-9.................. 6.50 In H E Simmons, 40 a in hr 42-1-9 n J M Simrnons. e M E 3rumfield, a w Sarah Miller.......... 7.25 Second Ward-Colored. John Burkhalter, 20 a hf of se4 in of nw4 sec 24-2-9 ........ 7.00 ai Oliver Brumfield, 9 a in sec 9- sE 1-9 ........... ........... 8.25 8: Heirs Frank Martin, 80 a in ntie pl cor hr 38-1-9 ...........7.10 t Third Ward-White. ct J B Bateman, 120 a, e hf of sw4 and sw4 of nw* sec 17.2.11 .13.70 g Wiley Creel. 40 a, nw4 of net, sec 3-2-11 . ............11.65 Mrs 31 R Dillon, 1 lot 15x50 in R blk 29, Hackley, lot No. 10 in tl Vartado. .............. 6.30 ri Mary m Foil, 40 a, sw4 of nwi sec 17-2-11.............. 10.25 F W B Graves, 62 a in sec 23-1- S 10............ .. ....... 9.90 Eliza Hines, 40 a, set of set sec 2-2-11......... ...7.40 W w Jenkins. 245 acres in hr 60.-10. n Smith heirs, e and s t Cov. Naval Stores Co...... 26.15 d Chas A Jenkins. 160 a net of I ne4, e hf of net sw4 of net sec 2- 3 2.11........ ...... ... 23.70 1 WE Magee, 135 a in ne part hr \ 57-2-10................... 22.40 A E Stafford, 80 a, e hf of set sec 29-1-1 .............10.65 Bud Slocum, 25 a in hr 39-1.12 ( 1 on w side Lawrence cr, acq W M i Crain.....................6,75 J W Thomas, lot 6 in Hackley, bounded s and w by Bickhlam4.00 Iddo Thomas, 32 a net of se) sec 2-2-11, less 8 a sold off the wside..... ............ 7,50 Third Ward-Colored. Nelson Bickham, 93 a, w hf of ne4. part of nw4- of nw4 sec 26.1 10 ............... .... 10,30 Alec Burton, 100 a, e hf of nw 4, nw4 of sw4, sec 12-1-10, less 20 a................... . 14,80 Alec Bell Jr, 10 a in swj of nw 4 sec 13-.-10........... 6,05 Nannie Barker, 24 a, n hf of sw4 sec 24-110. ......... 3.70 Julia Brock, 40 a, n A G Magee w C A Jenkins.............5,65 Geo Calahan. 77 a, u hf of nej of sec 3-2-10 .......... 11,55 Sam Magee, 40 a, se4 of sw4 I sec 132-10.. ......... 11,15 Grant Mlagee, 80 a. n hf of nw4 sec 26-1-10............ 11,10 h Charlie Magee, 40 a, sw4 of se4 see:29-1-ll............. ,70 Alfred Partman, 2 a in Clifton acq of Bab bros...........6 .05 Sam Wilson Jr, 3 a in Clifton acq of Bab bros.......... 5.80 Town of Franklinton-White, D L Bateman; lots 1 and 2, blk 77 and n hf of blk 204 Franklin. ton............ ......... 25.25 LT Burkhalter, imps on land F of Mrs B Pierce.........10.10 DN Magee. 40 a set of ne4t sec ti-2-9, e ht sw of ne seo 6.24, 401 (Coatinuec y4 secOnd pagoe) COMMENCEMENT EtERCISFS FRANKLINTON HILT SCHOOL, Thirteen Graduates Receive iel Diplomas, While Certifi- on cates were Granted Eigh- 1'r teen Entrants Into High 1, School Department. '1 oiil Both Thursday and Fridlay Ma nights found recordl breaking citi: crowds in the schio1l auditorinrm Dui to witness t he closing exercises of blo the High School. citi The concert on Thursday night , by the members of the high schnl e d department proved a splendid Tu success. The c'horus Clas addl 30 ed very greatly to the enjoyment of the evening in their attractive presentatio)n of two character kill songs, "It: iy" lid "'TnH Little Sur Bonnet." seV Prof. W. .1. l)unn took the in- I itial step in exciting the interest nol of this community in the "Pre- sal paredness Movement," by pre. it senting an attractive military drill by 16 young ladies in Rvd. pre White and bltlu Costumes and led I lea United States flags. After this the crowd was kept amused for an hour and a half by ed the presentation of a comedy in Co three acts entitled, "A Symphony G' In Black.' Co On Friday fiight with the stage attractively decorated in the me class colors, and School Super- ut intendent, Principal, Trustees an and Speakers for the evening Gi seated in the rear, promptly it S:30 the graduation March was played by Miss Williamson, and Sc thru the center aisle the class, consisting of four boys and nine c girls, marched to the stage and were seated in place on the left. a Invocation was then made by th Rev. J. J. Walker, after which in the following program was car ried out: in Song by Chorus Class;Junior's OU Farewell, Florence Humble; Solo, pi Stella Pierce; Class Propbecy, 1f Belva Foil; Class Will, Myra Foil; Valedictory, Thomas Mc E r Cauley Bahington, Jr.; Address s to Graduates, Ex-Gov. J. Y. San 5 ders; Dilivery of Diplomas, Supt. f D. R. Stringfieid; Delivery of " Medals, Hon. P. B. Carter; De 0 livery of Certificates, Hon. M. r W. Ott; Dismissal, Rev. J. A. McCormack. Tom Babington, valedictorian 2 of the class, was awarded a A handsome medal by the Inter 5 State Bank & Trast Co., of New T, Orleans for making the highest 0 average in the Senior Class. SJoyce Jones won the Frey medal e awarded for best undergraduate work in high school, and Grace ( Vardado medal for best average - in seventh grade. O0 The following were awarded w medals for notebook work: 0O Myra Foil, Odile Magee, Florence 30 Humble, Onita Richardson, Alta ~ Magee, Elsie Magee, Emma E. Wood and Birdie Pierce. 10 Following in a list of the grad e uates: Torm Babington, Zeice 33 Babington, Jessie ljatewtan, Ora 3a Hurris, Dorman Corkeril, Myra )5 Foil, Ethel Foil . Illtva Foil, vi Odile Magee, Stelia Pierce, Leitha 15 Sheridan, Zula Sylvest and Loyd 'a Simmons. 10 _ _ _ _ _ No. 666 will cure Chills and Fever. 70 It is the mout speedy remedy we know. Dn O0 Villa Active Incognito. on 80 El Paso, Tex., May 19.-Fran cisco Villa is operating south of Aik Parral under an assumed name, ,25 according to a story curcent in ,nd Chihuahua City. .10 They said he is now called sec Augustin Garcia, and has gather 4da force of 2 0 men in the neighborbood of Borjae. tgenera/ A4ews 4ferns an BZie/ Sir ugeir Ci wmrenit and Dnn iel .1 B i lev were held for tri al C or the charge of high treas a e Iier a preliminary hearing in IC Ii n oin. C The America' embassy in Lon- o 'Jon was informed that Luigi Martini Mlaucini, an American ti ceitizen, was driowvned when the t Dutch steamship Hatavin V was s blown up; two other Am-rican I citizens werea hard. Tihe lritisii admiral y confirm- t ed the Coiistanti lI pIe report that S Turks had suiink the Monitor .1- d 30. Major Lanighorne's troops t killed six Mexican bandits in a c Rurprise skirmish and captured 1 seventy-five. Pritesident Wilson answered the t t noteof Pope Benedict XV and e - said the United States will do all i Sit can to avoid war. Pacifists were thrown out of a preparedness meeting called by i ledding citizens. t Washington, D. C., was select edas the place for next year's Confederate reunion, and General George P. Harrison was elected Coin maner- in-chief. e A strte muilitary company and e more than a hundred special dep - uties, were used in making raids 9 and guarding liquor seized at 3 Girard, Ala. Rev. Dr, Lansing Burrows d was again made head of the Southern Baptists who opened a ' convention in Ashville, N. C, d Bills introduced or proposed in t. a Louisiana Legislatnre opened y the fights for and against sport ,h ing and liquor interests. r- The fluod control bill, provid ing an appropriation of $25,000, 's 000 for the Mississippi river, was 0, passed by the House by a vote of Y. 180 to 53. That the Vatican had urged EmperorWilliam tostop subma rine war fare was the official re t port to Sir Edward Grey from SRome. Rev. C. W. Grafton, of Union Church, Miss., was elected mod erator -f Ihe Presbyterian SChurch of the Uiiited States, suc ceeding Rev. W. McF. Alexander, of New Orleans. Additional corrective legisla tion was proposed in the Louisi. ana Legislature. Committe- as* signments were named in both houses. A favorable report was voted the Byrne bill to authorize a $9,000,000 I, edl i'sue to fund the debt of the ( ty of New Orleans. A special n .ssa:ge from Gov. Pleasant o.º Stat- finances may offer a remedy to the Louisiana legislature. New Orleans was selected by the Southern Baptist Convention as the place for their 1917 meet ing. Theodore Roosevelt, in Detroit, said the country was in the third great crisis in its history. The German infantry at Ver dun remained inactive, but their comrades nearer the coast made repeated attempts to locate the weak spots in the lines held by the British. Southern Baptists at Ashe ville, N. C., voted to raise $1,422, 479 for mission work in the next t year; the Presbyterians at Or lando, Fla.. appropriated $1,200. 1000. A jury to try Dr. Arthur War. ren Waite in New York for the murder of his father in-law, John i E. Peck. millionaire drug manu 1 facturer, was drawn in three - hours. ;BOOK This picture tells its story better than words. All we wish to say in that we have a bank where you can put your money while it is growing into a fortune. Our b;ank is a safe )lace. for your money We will welcome you here and treat you with courtesy. We will gladly advise you and as'ist you. Come in. BANK WITH US. Washington Bank &Trust Co. Franklinton Bogalusa Angle 4 per cent paid on time Certificates of Depcsit 3j per cent paid on Swings Accounts. .*~""~ MI MIM Dr. O. 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