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C To t.he Public:
We appreciate your p,,st patronage, and ear # nestly solicit a continuance of same in the future. Trade with us and take advantage of our Ssuperior service, and get pwure, fresh drugs at the Svery best prices. Give us a trial aid compare our goods and Sprices with others and be convinced that you can C do bettee by tra.ding at our store than elsewhere. . IDEAL DRUG STORE FRANKLINTON, LA. Ask for Piano Votes at Ideal Drug Store and The Boston Store. "' AI - --:- ·-- - ice · ·- ··; local Items Brief licntion of Local ad 'i r ,tal IlappeningI s o T yf 'h W I:k. Franklinton, La., May 25, 1916 Prentiss Byrd. of Rio, was a week-end visitor. Get ready for Wool Day-sacks at The Babingtou Store, Inc. No, 666 will cure Chills and Fever. Itis the most speedy remedy we know. Dr. T. F. Tysnes spent the t week-end with his wife in New Orleans. Misses Leila and Tessie Jones t returned Tuesday after a visit t with friends at Enon. r All Kinds of Fertilizers-Bone dust, phosphate, imperial. ( The Babington Store, Inc. I Mrs. M. W. Ott entertained at at 6 o'clock dinner Sunday in in honor of Misses Samuel and Amos. Dr. and Mrs. M. Bateman of Richardson visited relatives here, last week and attended the Commencement exercises. Seed for Planting-Vevet beans, cow peas, seed corn, sorghum seed, cotton seed and d water-melon seed. The Babington Store, Inc. s Miss Lucy Wadsworth, of Bo aalusa, attended commencement here last week and at the same time proved a very welcome vis-1 itor to her numerous friends and relatives here. Miss Dora Maude Johnson, who was director of music in the , Hammond High School last ses- t sion, returned home Monday ac companied by Miss Mary Thomas of Hamond, who will be a guest for some time in the Johnson home. Hon. C. S. E. Babington, P. B. Carter and M. A. Thigpen, members of the Democratic Exe cutive Committee from this place, and Zeke Babington left Monday for Baton Rouge where they will attend the State Exe cutive session and visit the capit tol for a few days. Notice-It is hereby given that I intend to introduce in the gen eral assembly of the state of Louisiana, a bill investigating the justice of the peace in the tow n of Franklintol, La., with erimi nal jurisdiction over misdemean ors as is provided in Article 126 of the constitution of the state of Louisiana. This May 9, 1916. T. E. Bennett. Hon. .Johln MlAvoy of Sa0ii1 naw, Mich.. was here the first of J the week. No. tilili will cure tlalaria or Bilious Fever. It kills the germs. ii Mr. andl Mrs. L. W. McI)oug " all of Folsoin, attended the con - inencewent exercises here last Y week. w Misses Nell and 13essie Ott, of 1 Mt. Hiermon visited relatives here last week, and attended Ii coinlmencement. t Wire Hly-Killers, 5 cents each, three for 10 cents, B3abington's Drug Store, Inc. h Mrs. Gabe BIateman motored to Bogalusa Saturday and spent the day with Mrs. J. W. Bate- b man and Mrs. P. G. Spring. Mrs. W. I. Daniel and little Gladys and Master Richard Daniel of Angie spent the past week with their Aunt, Mrs. J. Vol 13rock. t a Wm. McKowen, of Port Hud- o son, spent Sunday in the John- e. son home and with Mrs. Mc Kowen and baby who have been with Mrs. Johnson for the past fortnight, returned home on Monday. l el Notice To Town Tax-Payers; All town taxes are now due and delinquent and if not paid by t June 1st, will be advertised and t sold. J. N. Simmons, Tax Collector. B Misses Myrtle and Agnes Wood who have been teaching in Angie returned Saturday to ai 0 Franklinton for the summer. Both these girls made splendidI records last year and will take their same work next session. Mrs. Ada Babington and Misses Stella Magee and Julia s MacNeill, left Tuesday for Amite where they go to attend the wed dlng of Miss TeTula McMichael, I which is one of the great society i events of Amite for this season. Notice, Book Lovers- i Anybody may read Way- t erley Club books by pay- 3 ing ten cents per book. Call at the Era-Leader of fice and see the collection. Notice-To the property hold- 1 ers of Washington - Parish, the a assessment of all property sub. n ject to taxation for 1916, has been completed and will be on file in - my office for correction or objec. 6 tion for a perod of twenty days f from date of this notice. This May lt, 1910. 0. WV. Magee, Assessor. WHITE DOVE FLOI R The Choice of Those Who Want Only the Best. THE BABINGTON STORE, INCORLORATED Wm. Carip spent the week-end in New Orleans. Mirs. Robert lBali'tgton spent Saturday in lingaluss: Rub-1y-Tism - Antiseptic, Anodyne " Kill' pain, stops putrefaction. Miss Su sie Yates of F'isom, visited her sister. Mrs. H. E. Gayer last week. Ei. A. Bu3rris, Fr'ed Frey and Heatri e Bur is visited the Magi;c City Saturday. 1 rs. J.. .'. Brock and little daughtelr Eloise, spent last week here Il the Ihome of Mrs. .. Vol 13 rock. Misses Georgia Alfurd and Alleyne Bruntield of .t. Point. were guests last week of Mri's. W. A. Ervin. Mr. and Mrs, Milti n Magee and in ther. of H:tchley were Thursday guests of iMr. and I Mrs. .1. n. IBurris. Mr. antl IMrs. U. B. Mi gee, of Bogi;lua, spent last we'k hire in :tmtatlance upon the Com ii enieineit exercises. Ad lison Bickhain and Mliss - Mary Alice Smith, of Hackley, were guests last week of Mrs. II. D. Wickham and children. Mr. and Mrs. D. E. [ranch, N have hten on the siclk list for the 1pat t wo weeks, hut, we are gIald to( see both out again now. M r-. Riley, who has heen with it her (liaughiter, Mrs. D. H. Mc Creary fIir the past month, left Tuesd ry for her home in Ala barn.;.ut was accompanied ass far ;s New Orleans by her son, L Robert Riley. Miss Edith Wood left Monday! , last, with iMrs. .1. 1. Waller, of' Rio, for Ashliville, N. C.,to attend tl theSouthern Haptist Convention, after which they intend going on to Colverton, Go.. to make an r extended visit to Mr. Waller's a relatives. The new itAyor and Council men receivenl their commissions t last week, and met on Saturday d evening to organize for business % for their term of office. They will meet agan on Tuesday next a to elect a town Marshall and transact other business. Misses Floyd Ball and Jessie Bateman left Sunday for Slidell, where they will spend two weeks with Mr. and Mrs. Will Ball and afterward go on for more or less extended visits with rela tives in Pearl River and Kiln, l Miss., which will consume the greater part of their vacation. Mrs. Carie Grevenbnrg, who t spent the winter and spring in i Mt. Hermon, was a guest last p week of Mrs. J. Vol Brock, leaving Saturday for New Or leans where she will go on tol Galveston, Tex., to join her hus band on his summer vacation. - Mr. Grevenburg has been sta . tioned in Mexico for the past , year. Quite a number of people of - Franklinton drove out to the Sheridan ranch Tuesday after noon to see large r herd of cattle - penned for market. There were ,e about 00 head in the drove, all . in good marketing condition and n showing the unsurpassed quality n of the Washington Parish range. c. When our parish adopts univer 7s sal dipjing of cattle for tick is eradication it will place us sec ond to no section in the cattle r. 1industry.V Yoi. Need a Tonic There are times in every woman's life when she needs a tonic to help her over the hard places. t When that time comes to you, you know what tonic to take-Cardui, the woman's tonic. Cardui is com posed of purely vegetable ingredients, which act gently, yet surely, on the weakened womanly organs, and helps build them back to strength and health. It has benefited thousands and thousands of weak, ailing women in its past half century of wonderful success, and it will do the same for you. You can't make a mistake in taking CARDUI The Woman's Tonic Miss Amelia Wilson, R. F. D. No. 4, Alma, Ark., says: "I think Cardui is the greatest medicine on earth, for women. Before I began to take Cardui, I was so weak and nervous, and had such awful dizzy spells and a poor appetite. Now I feel as well and as strong as I ever did, and can eat most anything." Begin taking Cardui today. Sold by all dealers. Has Helped Thousands. ,, II11111 was a visitor Veld esday. \; r. nil \1r-. S. L. Smith f Mt. [lNubL, Vi-vted ret aives here f, last week. Missv Alpha 1Burch is clerking n in the Thoiias Grocery on al Main Street. it Missies A idi e and Catherine p Shay olf Ail;t \ere guests this 0j week of Ni ise Ethel l"oiI and t( Leitha Seit idan. Mrs..1. Hi. Chandler of Jacl son, visits( ed r father and sister, L J. W.. Brunineid and d isN M.yr I tie Urua.tield Iast week. 3 Mrs. W..1. Burris and child-* ren returned home Sunday alter a week's visit with her aunt, Mrs. W. A. Hood, at Onville. Mrs. J. 0. Bethea and mother o both under weLnt a siege of fever during the past week froml which they are just recovering. t I shall be glad to come and assist in filling the dipping vats I for those having them ready to be tilled upon my being notified. J. V. Rabb, County Agent. 1 Miss Ruth Bateman left for 3 SShdell Tuesday to visit her uncle. W. J. Ball, and will spend several weeks with relatives at a other points before returning home. Mrs. James Fussell who was liiing during the school term in ( Sthe little cottage joining Eli SBurch's residence, returned t Monday to her farm a few miles below town. The Editorial Office was won derfully brightened Wednesday morning by a visit from Masters Jimmie and Wallace Kerr, whol came in to pay their first res. pectstothe "Iprint shop.'' Jimmie and Wallace ai'e the promising young sons of M r. Mrs. J. D. e Kerr and proved specially inter esting visitors. TI SThe closest and most hotly I contested ball game of the sea d son was pulled off here last Fri Sday evening between the Tylere town and Franklintoli nines, the home boys finally winning by a score of 8 to 2 i a the 1l thl inning. Our team expect; to go to Tyle'r town this (Thu rsda ) evening for a retllun garie. Petlv vTllifhvfbIV* O)n last il'ritla mlft.ernoll d -i, ing the Imi 1..lmoe betw\een TV lerluoxii andl ['rinhlinton somll unknow'n parties entered thi dressing room of the vi iti ng 1 team and looted all moneys, jack-knives, jewelry, etc. 'T'he lock of one suit ctse was broken Luckily the base ball boys did not leave their watches nor very much money in their pockets. This petty thievery is very much regretted and we hope tihe gniltyv parties will be apprehended and1 the deserved punishment meted out to them. Vacation Points For Our 'Teachers. v 0 Miss Lillie Amos left Monday u for li ! summer in Arkansas; Miss Nallie Samuel for a fort night's visit in Grand Cane, La., after which she wvill return to t this section to do summer work in the normal at Covington; Mr. r FPrey for a ten days' stay at his old home ini Aiiite and then on to the State University at Baton Rouge for summer work; Miss f Ball for short visits to various Louisiana and Mississippi towns; Miss Reeves for her home in i Tvlertown: Miss Foil for the summer a; home; Misses Mac Neal and Williamson will sail Saturday from New Orleans for 'New York. where they will spend several weeks, and then on for the remnainderof the sum mer in Miss MacNeal's Northern bome. Prot. Dunn will have a two weeks' rest at home and then leave for work in the sum d mer Normal in Covington, where s he is again to instruct in mathe 0 matics. I. All the faculty have accepted b. work here again for another r year except Miss Foil and Mr. r Frey. and these vacancies have d been tilled by Miss Bertha Pierce Sand Mr. Walter Jones. Notice Club Memiibers. s The meeting of the Waverley a Club will be postponed till Sat i urday, June 3rd, at which time d Mrs. J. D. Kerr will entertain, s Mrs. Robert Babington, Vice-President. A Word to Horse Raisers. s I have just purchased a registered a Kentucky Saddle Stallion. Any one wanting his service will find him at B. SI. Mlagee's, Franklinton, La. VACATION TIME Reduced Roundtrip Fares now in effect via Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RN1. T'o Summer Resorts in the North, East and West, which includes such points as Chicago, Niagara Falls, New York, Boston, Washington, Denver, Colorado Springs, Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, etc. Tickets bear final return limit until October 31st, and permit of liberal stopovers in both directions. For full particulars pertaining to rates. routes, schedules and sleeping car re ervations call on any Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Ticket Agent or `write to W. H. BRILL, A. G. P. A., New Orlesue, Rnull loose NehwsI-pap li r. The r.ii i- mo 'ut hlunched by soICe itt lie follower" of .lohn M. Parker and the Bull Moose Party, in the late election, to establish a newspaper here to assist in carrying out the ,o called reform of the said Bull Moose Party of Louisi ana has been soimewhati reilizedl. The printing outfit (f the late New-Era of Kentw'nol hais hon purchased and the Iiupor, i, tile report goes, will staris text week. M r. H. Willis Magee is said to be the proprietor, but we do not know who the editor will be. 'lThe wise ones about town say that it will either he "tilton Magee, son of Hii. Willis Miagee, or Walter G. .Tones, :--,n of Dr. W. J. Jones. The name is to be The Free LPress. Surprise I)inner. Last Sunday, May 21, Mi r. S. L. Alford, known to many as Uncle Se(.,. was given a sur prise (linn. r by his sons iand daughters 1I celebrate his 72nid birthday. Although the weather was very inclement, still the spirit of the occasion prevailed, and many pleasant remembrances were mentioned. all taKing much pleasure in discussing same. On account of the weather the table had to be placed on the porch. Just as the dinner was ready to be served a short but impressive talk was made by his eldest grand-child, Miss Georgia Alford, referring to his success ful married life. Tte old-fash ioned style of picnic service was enjoyed by everyone-each stand ing, partook of the foods of the season, which were so bounti fully su)pplied, asking his neigh bor for that which he could not reach. In all there were present about fffty. All of his children and grand-children honored him with their presence, the latter num rbering about twenty-five. Uncle Sebe has been exceed ingly blessed with health and prosperity, having settled on his place in the primitave days and undergoing hardships which are common to few now. Much praise is due this old Confedeu-ate Veteran, as he has reared a large family under per ver-se cirsumstances, all of whom are now useful citizens. He is now blessed with two children by his second wife, who is very rk ind and loyal to him, filling the most important place in the home. State Tax Sale of Movable Property State of Louisiana, Parish of Wash ington. Vs. Delinquent Tax Debtors. By virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of I the State of Louisiana, I will sell at the principal front door of the court house in Franklinton, Washington Parish, Louisiana, within legal sale hours for Judicial Sales begin ning at S11 o'clock a. in., on Saturday, June 3, 1916 the following movable property seized by me upon which taxes are now due the State of Louisiana, Parish of Washington, for the year 1915, to gether with all interest and costs now due and to become due, One locomotive, now located at plant of F. L. Sanford at Zona, La., assessed to the Seymore Locomotive Works. Valuation 8250.00, Taxes and cost 417.00. This May 16th, 1916. T. J. Simmons, Sheriff and Ex-Officlo Tax Collector. Steve Lone. Fruits, Groceries, Fresh Bread. Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco. Cold Drinks-Ice Cream on Sundays. Telephone No. 33.