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Mrs. J. VOL BROCK, Editor.
Entered as second class matter April 5, 1910
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Franklinton, La., Dec. 5, 1918.
"My Country 'Ti. of Thie, Sweet Land
A NATION'S STRENGTH
IS IN ITS FOOD S'JPPLY
Create a Reserve
AMERICA MUST FEED
10. 000. 000 AIIJES
IF YOU WISH TO VOTE
In Parish, State or Na
tional Elections in 1920
Pay Your Poll Tax
for 1918 on or before
December 31, 1918.
DO IT NOW!
Do not wait to pay Poll Tax and
Real Estate Tax at same time.
Poll Taxes must be paid
on or before December 31
Real estate tax can be paid later
In the absence of both pastors
on Thanksgiving day, the usual
union church service which has
come to be a natural part of
Thanksgiving day in all civilized
sections, vas dispensed with last
week in our town and a sweet
community service was held in the
school auditorium in the after
The programme was under the
directiorn of Misses Annette Cork.
ern and Callie Bush, with Miss
Berry, member of the local facul
ty, who is gifted with a splendid
vocal talent, leading the com
munity singing and Mrs. John
Love directing the religious ser
Appropriate passages of scrip
ture were read and commented
upon' followed by numerous
prayers of thanksgiving and
praise from various Christians
thruout the audience. Thanks
giving readings were given by
Mrs. J. L. Brock and Miss An
nette Corkern, after which Mrs.
Love made a forceful and touch
ing religious address, at its con
olusion calling upon the audience
to lise and salute the flags held
aloft by Misses Callie Bush and
Lillian Magee, pledging allegience
to the Christian flag, which the
Christiian people of the laud must
plant in every section of every
nation of the world.
The community singing lasted
45 minutes and was heartily en.
tered into by the large crowd in
iattendance. The entire service
J was heartily enjoyed and showed
: by the spirit of the people Frank
lintop's concurrence in the belief
that this was the greatest Thanks.
giving day our nation has ever
Information is sought of one
Henry Harrell, who served in the
:ivil War, Anlisting from Frank
k: linton. Any one who knew this
:-an and can tell anything about
him is asked to kindly communi
cate with.his wife,
S --rs. M. V. Harrell,
... . •4*81 TA
Y, 31. C. A, Conference
This Week Postponed
Owing to important changes t
in regulations, particularly as P
applied to age and other qual- c
ifications overseas secretaries, t
the Y. M. C. A. conference I
scheduled forWednesday,Thurs- t
day and Friday at the Grune- E
wald Hotel, has been postponed
until later in the month, accord
ing to an announcement made
Sunday by A. A. K. Jones, State
recruiting secretary.- (Daily t
Tihe regular fall term. criminal
court, for first Monday in Nov.
ember. was postponded on ac
count of Influenza epidemic
which was sweeping the parish
at that time, the deferred session
occupying the entire week Nov
ember 25 to 30 inclusive, with
the following results:
Laura Murray-Shooting with
intent to kill-Plead Guilty 2 1-2
years - Sentence suspended.
Jack Montgomery,-M urder,
Case postponed till first Monday
in March term due to absence of
Jack Simmons-Resisting an
Officer. Plead Guilty. 2 1-2 years
George Smith,-Murder, con
victed - Sentenced to life term in
Julia McLain,-Cutting with
intent to kill-Tried and Acquit
T. C. Breland-Cutting with
intent to kill. Convicted. Senten
ce suspended by recommendation
A. C. ' Kennedy,-Murder-
Tried ,and;acq uitted.
Obe Kennedy-Shooting with
intent to kill-Nol Pros.
with intent to murder-Tried and
re-assigned for 1st Monday in
March term, account of absence
Will Fly yd-Larceny-Tried
and Convicted. Sentenced to 6
months on road.
Hez Connerly-Shooting with
intent to kill-Plead Guilty-6
months on road.
Harrison Peters-Cutting with
intent to kill-Convicted assult
with dangerous weapon-$25 and
Leslie Alford-Having stolen
goods in prosession-Nol Pros.
Resourcef 11 Vocabulary.
"The river Parana," declares the
prospectus of a real estate agent in
Parana, Brazil, "is the most watery
in the state, one of the most extended
Sin the world, it is navigable until to
this state for ships of great profound
ness; it is also sufficiently fishful."
IThais same cheerful chap it is who
Sfurther asseverates that "the vegeta
ble reign is excessfully represented in
resincus, oily and gummous plants."
Poor old Cato meant well no doubt,
but he was horribly ignorant of the
p-Drprieties, having advised "that the
farm buildings be well constructed,
Sthat you should have ample oil cellars
and wine vats, and a good supply of
casks so that you can wait for high
prices, something that will redound to
your honor, your profit and your self
Srespect." He had Hoboken in mind,
but we Americans do our farming in
North Dakota and Kansas, where the
y vat flourisheth not nor peepeth the
cash above the lowly ground.--Spring.
Gathering Food for Bees.
A clever scheme, that appears to
have originated in Scotland, is to
Sgather pollen from flowers with a
vacuum cleaner for use as food for
bees. The heather on wide stretches
of moors provides ample supplies, and
it is said that in some places the
Syoung bees were mostly reared on this
Dasheens, a succulent vegetable, re
Ssembling the mushroom, are being
Sshipped to the northern markets from
Florida, where they are grown aso
cording to instructions sent out by
Sthe department of agriculture.
Save for the country's sake.
When you buy War Savings
8thmps you do not give.-you re
A Tooth at Birth.
A little girl came on Monday
3 to bless the home of Mr, and
s Mrs. Morrison at Z)mn, and the
1- occurrence is attracting more
s, than the usual interest thru a
e rare trick of nature which gave
to the little one a perfectly form
I ed tooth at birth.
[- Puzzling English Pronunciation.
e We may puzzle our brains over the
tongue-twisting names which France
e and Russia have given to some of
V their towns, but England furnishes a
few quite as dazzling as that of Prze
mysl. Hurstmonceaux, for instance, is
pronounced Her-so; Kirkcudbright,
Kir-coo-bree. Daventry, Dantry; Le
ominister, L emster, and Evestalm,
How It Happened.
Editor--"I am told that in your ac
count of that fashionable wedding you
C actually mentioned the groom's name.
h Don't you know that is contrary to
n custom?" Reporter-"Yes; I'm sorry,
sir, but you see it happened to creep
" in among the out-of-town guests."
h Famous Hymn Credited to Satt.
2 A famous hymn, "The Day Is Past
and Over," is believed to be a trans*
lation from the Greek and written by
r, St. Anatolus.
f She Gave Him the Limit.
Willie Woo-"If you will marry me I
will go to the end of the earth for
n you." The Widow Grass-"Yes, and
s leave me there. Not much. If I be
come your wife you stay where you
are and hustle."-St. Louis Globe.
When Plan t)o Lot Thrive.
b Bury a small piece of beefsteak close
to the roots, or lay a piece of raw po
t tato on the surface of the ground near
the roots. If there are worms around
b the roots, they will come to the meat
or potato to eat, and may be easily
JOHN WHITE & CO.
and full value paid
M. L. MIzell et al.
Third Ward Justice Court, Parish
of Washington, State of
Notice is hereby given. that by
virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias,
issued out of the Third Ward
Justice Court, Washington Parish,
Louisiana, in the above entitled
cause, and to me directed, I will
proceed to sell at public ,;uction
to the last and highest bidder, on
Saturday, January 11, 1919
at the principal frc(nt door of tht
Court House, Franklinton. Lon,
isiana, between the legal salt
hours for Judicial sales, the fol
lowing ddescribed property, to-wit:
The virile share and interest of
M. L. Mizell, as forced heir, in
the Succession of Warren Mizell,
deceased, and Amanda Mizell,
All of the undivided right, title
tnd interest of M. L. Mizell in
and to the following described
land, situated in Washington
Parish, Louisiana, to-wit:
First: 20 acres of land, rmore
or less, in the Moses Miller head
right No. 53, Township 4 south,
Range 12 east, and described as
follows: Bound north by lands
of Lampton Realty Co., east by
lands sold by Warren Mizell to
Luther and David Mizell, south
by lands sold by Warren Mizell
to Luther Mizell and on the west
by lands of W. P. Mizell and B.
Second: 25 acres of land,
more or less, in the Moses Miller
headright No. 53, Township 4
south, Range 12 east. Bound
north by lands of W. P. Mizell,
east by lands of Bolivar Adams,
south by lands of Bolivar Adams
and Bogue Chitto river and west
by lands of Burrell R, Jones.
Terms of sale-Cash, with ben
efit of appraisement.
This the 2nd day of December,
E. A. BURRIS,
Pris of Wubashito
Crandall-Brown Lumber Co.
Pearl River, La.
Can use 10 or 12
Contract Ox Teams;
Will scale and pay once each week.
At my place, six miles
south of M1t. Hermon
Saturday, December 14, '18
Beginning at 10:00 o'clock a. m., I will
proceed to sell to the last and highest
bidder, the following:
Mules, Horses, Cattle,
Hogs and Poultry.
ALL YOUNG STOCK IN GOOD CONDITION.
Also Farm Produce of all kinds
Implements & household goods.
B. B. Brumfield.
UNMARRIED COLORED MEN
Between the ages of 18 and
35, inclusive, and weigh
ing 140 pounds or more,
for training as Firemen
and Coal Passers. Train
ing to be at New Orleans.
Wages, after being trained
$75.00 Per Month
Board, Uniform and Pleasant
Quarters furnished FREE.
T. M. BABINGTON,
U. 8, Shipping Board Recruitina servlie,
The Police Jury will ree
bids December (ith fr the buld.
ing of two small bridges aero,
Silver Creek near T. B. Robert
place. One brid~~e to be approj.
imately 7. feet long and the othe
one 100 feet long. Specificatioy,
as follows: Bridies 0, be 12 fe
wide with 2 inch i, ri ng, strip.
ers 4x12x20, liv,, to, the span, po
and caps 10x xt, three posts tot e
bent. All lumin!er to be long le
yellow pine with 90 per eeps
heart. The Board reserves te
right to reject any and all bids.
W. E. Banister
Lost -One female setter p%
about 4 months old. Whitewith
yellow ears. Reward for infor.
mation as to whereabouts.
.J. Vol Brock,
Sheriff Sale. -No. 121,956.
Andrew J. Sevier
New Orleans Silica Brick
Civil District Court for Parish of O.
leans, in the City of New Or
leans, State of Louisiana.
Notice is hereby given that by 4
tue of an Order of Seizu:e and 8
issued out of the above :named
in the matter of No. 1l1,946, And
J. Sevier versus New Orleansia
Brick Company, dated on the 14
day of October, A. D. 1918, and to
directed for execution, I have se
and will offer for sale and sell to W
last and highest bidder, at the piat.
cipal front door of the court househ
Franklinton, Washington Parish, L,
Saturday, December 14,1918
between the legal sale hours forkJ
dicial Sales, the following descroi
property, being and situated in Wai
ington Parish, Louisiana, to-wit:
First:-All of the land in the neE
the nwi of section or headright Nst
ber 54, T. S. 4 S. R. 12 E., St. H
Meridian, which lies south of
Bogue Chitto Branch of the New
leans Great Northern railroad
containing 45-100 acres, together
all machinery thereon located,
sisting of a gravel outfit co
two boilers, 2 engines, 2 hoisting
gines, 2 pumps and pipe conn
I rubber suction, 2 water pumps
) pile of bricks, 1 roll 14-inch belUli
Acquired from Joseph H. Krueblb
per deed of record in C. 0. Boot
a page 138, of the records of W
ton Parish, Louisiana.
Second:-All that certain lot or
eel of land situated in Was
Parish, La., and described as Iol
12.43 acres of land in the Rice
I Headright No. 54, Tp. 4. S. R,11i
St. Helena Meridian, and desr
follows: Starting at old cornerl
mon to sections 39, 53 and 4,
north 440 50' east along old line"
chains to stob, thence south 4F
east 41.69 chains to stob, thence
440 25' east 23.50 chains to
thence 450 15' west 7.60 o
stob at intersection of south
the New Orleans Great Northem
road right of way, thence to
said south line of right of way
westerley direction 6.03
stob, thence south 5.00 east
chains to a white bay eight in
diameter as corner on west
Miller's Creek, thence along
creek north 43.00 east 14.74,
point of beginning. As surve
Thos. E. Pigott, Parish 8
March 25, 1917. Acquired fromn
Mizell as per deed of record i
Becords in the Clerk's Office d
Parish of Washington, La., in O
Book 28, page 171.
Terms of sale-Cash withdil
This the 9th day of November,
J. E. Bateman.
D I Use 40 Qrr
S Tia Woman's Tu
* Sold Everywhere
You may not be able to
but you can save and buy