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VOLUME I1 . w;" ITON LEAOER :A[Re DU. 0 FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1920. NUMBER 32. --. ...--. I . "U... .. School Board Proceedings. Franklinton, La., Oct. 23, 1920, On the above date the Washing. ton Parish School Board met in special session with the following members in attendance: 0. E. Morris, G. C. Knight, G. W. Knight, F. B. Bateman, D. T. Cashing, L. T. Richardson, J. K. Johnson, J. A. Moore, Willie Fussell. Absent: J. H. Mitchell, D. Wallace. There being a quorum present the Board was called to order by President F. B. Bateman. On motion of J. K. Johnson, seconded by Mr. Knight and carried, that Mr. D. T. Cushing as chairman of the Bogaluqt Building Committee be and h: if hereby authorized to have the grounds improved around the various school buildings in B ta. lusa and pay for same. On motion of L, T. Richardson, leoonded by J. K. Jonhbon and garried, that B. H. Buck be paid $100.00 on account supervising work on school house located in Moton quarters and $100.00 for sohool house located in Poplar quarters, On motion of L. T. Richardson seconded by G. W. Knight the following resolution was adopted, Resolution No .,. v Authorising the purchase of an entire block of property in City of Bogalusa, Louisiana. Whereas, it appears that the High School Building' in North. east Bogalusa, is located upon Square or Blook No. 51, which : Iwa donated by the Great South em Lumber Company without :iompensstion, and it is now being considered for the best interest of 1'i.sshington Parish School Board Sating for and on behalf of the r sogslusa School District to pur-. usee another entire square of rpoaund, for use by the children as a play ground and amusement ''teoter, and the Great Southern zLumber Company having signi. tld its willingness, to sell the en. e square to the School Board, r: Therefore be it resolved, that tl -Washington Parish School purchase for and on behalf the Bogalusa School District, the Great Southern Lumber pany, the entire Block Num Fifty Two (52) bounded North Carolina and Louisiana Aven. , South by Missiessippi Avenue, set by Atlanta Street and East Montgomery Street, and shown the plat of Bogalusa as filed the Great Southern Lumber pany without number, . and ntf, for the price and sum of Thousand ($10,000.00) Dola Th.:at, F. B, Bateman, President and he is hereby authorised to t title from the Great South. .LumberCompany for the said of ground and pay to the .Great Southern Lumber any, the said consideration mentioned. b following ordinance was by L. T, Richardson, seco by J. A, Moore. An Ordinance aerdinanoe levying a tax of mills on the dollar of the valuation of all property Bogalusa School District, te ~ear 1929. t Ordained by the Washing. rish School Board, acting Joverning authority of the School District, that or and Tax Collector, Parish of Washington, are Instruoted and ordered to " ad colleot for the year Itax of Three mills on the .... the assessed valuation utlable property of the Bhool Dietriot, for the id for the Py. ment of principal and interest on $300,000.00 of school bonds of the said Bogalusa School District dated December 1, 1919 and prini cipal and interest on $100,000.00 of bonds of the Bogalusa School District dated July 15th, 1920. And that a copy of this ordinance be forwarded to both the Tax-' Collector and the Assessor of the Parish of Washington. This ordinance having been submitted to a vote the vote there. on was as follows: Yeas. O. E. Morris, Willie Fussell, G. C. Knight, G. W. Knight, J. A. Moore, J. K. John son, D. T. Cushing, L. T, Rich ardson, F. B. Bateman. Nays. None. And the ordinance was declar ed adopted. *Tbhe following ordinance was offered by G. W. Knight, second ed by J. K. Johnson. An Ordinance. An ordinance levying a tax of Four mills on the dollar of the assessed valuation of all property of the Franklintou School Dis trict No. 1, for the year 1920. Be it ordained by the Washing ton Parish School Board, acting as the governing authority of the Franklinton School District No. 1, that the Assessor and the Tax Collector, of the Parish of Wash ington, are hereby instructed arnd ordered to assess and collect for the year 1920, a tax of Four mills on the dollar of the assessed val uation of the taxable property of the Franklinton School District No. 1, for the purpose of provid' ing for the payment of principal and interest on $11,300.00 of school bonds of the said Franklinton School District dated October 8th, 1910 and principal and interest on $11,000.00 of bonds of the Franklinton School District No, i, dated May 16 1919. And that a copy of this ordinance be for warded to both the Tax-Collector and the Assessor ut the Parish of Washington. This ordinance having been submitted to a vote the vote there. on was as follows t Yeas: 0. E. Morris Willie Fussell, 0. C. Knight, 0. W, Knight, J. A. Moore, J. K. John son, D, T. Cuehing, L. T. Rich ardeon, and F. B. Bateman, Nays: None. And the ordinance Was deolar, ed adopted. On motion duly seconded and carried the Board stood adjourn' ed. F. B. Bateman, President. D. H. Stringfleld, Secretary., WINTER EGGS. "The first winter I used Dr. Le. Gear's Pou!try. Prescriptiohn - it made me a lot of monet. I have 01 hens and sold in January $44.00 worth of eggs, besides what we used ourselves."-~C, D, MieOCor mick, Irimo, Idaho, Poultry Raisers who get an abundance of eggs, use Dr, Le Gear's Poultry Prescription, which tones up the system and stimulates the egg-producing or' gans withont injury. If you want eggs this winter when eggs mean money, get Dr. LeGear's Poultry Prescription from your dealet right to-dsy. Dr, LtGear's is America's iurm',st Expert Poultry Breed. r and V.teriuae rian. For any ailment whatsoever among your poultry or stck get his remedies from your dealer, They muss satisfy you, or your dealer will refund your money... Advertisement. Seed Cane For Sale. I have 7,000 stalks of seed cane for sale. P. 4r ~ellP ii :e, 1- . , h apti w ;eatest ithr the World," th effec~i;ti ve es of wh c h.: a s been +, show in par.t. .b ',y the fa that ýt has f rise a~. synony fr ed" Cros tha has i> ioe alos' :ousehld ter .Mr t tht Dubl:c ta ' aet tradmr ofir th Eei: Bed Cross, ;i4 ..c--·. ......*.,. ">' . At·l CIt OS . Y ~ ~ ~ 4* " i1. dd£.. ". is , T. ., + * 'i* ~~.*y4 + ·.~ ·i~ A.: ~ +.. · Ž. The 'Greatest Mother" Concept which was visaiaized in the famous art poster used by the American Red Cross in its second war fund campaign haa had its symbolism adapted to the Reg Cross works of the post-war era and will illuminate the main poster., to be used in the Fourth Roll Call Novem ber 11-25. This adaptation will bear the title "Still the Greatest Mother in the World." Everyone Is familiar with the original "The Greatest Mother in the World," the effectiveness of which baa been shown in part by the fact that It has fUrnished a synonym for Rled Cross that has comec to almost a household term. More than any other symbol, except the red cross itself, the public has made it the trademark of the American Rled Cross, Hackley News. I (Too Late lor Last Week,) Hackley caame in fora share in I Parish fair hornors, Miss Ruth s Flynn winning the eighth grade spelling p,'iz i and also a gold i medal do'n,td bty Prof J. E. t Johnson of the Il1ackley school. L Miss Flynn fl .'rv: e special me.- a tion for hlr tf ible disposition 1 and genial manners. e Mr. Willie Dillion, one of the e foremam of the Lafayette Radio station, Geronde, France, is home e on a visit to his parents after e three years of service with Uncle t Sam. He reports favorable ex. a perience and shows marked im-. provement, Mr, and Mrs. Newie Dillon en tertained in honor of their son's return from France, Friday night. Miss Freddie Warren is visiting friends in Poplarville, Mise,, this t' week, f Mrs. W. 0. Crain visited her father, Mr. Fortenberry who is in ill health we regret to learn. Prof. J, I, Johnston is on the p sick list with an attack of rheu. matism, Mrs, B iden and nephuw are oii a a vi-it to ter brtlher ChUtas. Mc-ý Mantis, t Many farmers are grinding cane and the new syrup on the market t is fine, even tho the dry weather C almost ruined the cane, e Mrs. J. H, Mitchell and Miss Tera Ryals were New Orleans visitors recently. Fred Ryals and J. E. Warren motored to Bogalusa on a busi* s ness trip Wednesday. Fire destroyed the engine shed a of Mr. Chas, Thomas' cotton gin. Mr. and Mrs. U, C. Dillon and " brother, Willie Dillon motored to d Bogaluia Sunday to Visit Mrs, o Piink ithodes, Mra. Newie Dillon p was also in the crowd. Mrs. Chas. Thomas entertained b Misses Rosa and Blanch Alford a last Sunday, 'ii Mrs. Chas. Thomas and daugh. ter, Irene were Tylertown visitors 1 this week. a Rev.. M. C. Thomas is moving near Mt. Sinia church, where he will supply that church next year. Attevoir. Kentwood IPupils Suspended. a Kentwoot, La., Oct. 29. Twenty.one pupils in the ninth grade of the Kentwood High School were suspended for an indefinite period on Wednesday by Principal J. A. Arnett for F unfair methods in a monthly ex- t amination in ancient history. % All admitted they had ether giv. en or received help during the to examination. Out of the class, only sixteen escaped suspension. After sev eral lectures on the subjeot and threats of punishment, all to no avail, he suspended the twenty one who admitted to their teacher, E Mrs. Frank Womack, that they P had been unfair on the test. Help Nature Start A Forest. " Now is the time to begin to pro. teot our waste and wood lands from fire. Every piece of land that is thus protected will come up to thousands of pine seedlings this winter and next spring. Burn around your land and put the fire out on both sides. It might be good some times to L urn through and across it. Burn say a strip from the road to the hraulch ur creek and 'make sure the fire is out on both sides., By taking cate of this years seed by the time another good seed year comes around you can have start. ed a fine young forest. All burning should be done be. fore the seed drops or else they will burn up. Strayed. State of Louisiana Parish of Washington, Before me this day personally came and appeared J, Ira Warren a resident of 11ackley, Washington Parish, Louisiana, who after being duly sworn deposes and says that on or about March 1st, 1990, came to his place one boll ycarling described as followsl Pale red about two and one half years; no mark nor brands with horns about twelve inches long; weight about 300 pounds' that we have made "inquiry and have failed to find ownet for same; this said yearling is now being strayed and after due notice for 10 days will be appraised and sold according to law. Sworn to and subscribed before me on this the 7th day of October, 1920, J. Ira Warren. I, B. Toney, " i Justi of the Peace 8th Ward., General News In Brief. Treasury officials and financial specialists were in conference in Washington in the attempt to fur. ther extend agricultural loans by the government. The Department of Justice an n.unced its intention to continue the prosecution of profiteers de spite the dismissal of the fair price committees. Plans were announced for the opening on Wednesday at DeRid der of the seventy-fifth annual conference of the Louisiana Meth. odist churches. Indictments for express robber ies totaling over $1,000,000 in Southern States were returned by the federal grand juty at Ma con, Ga, By executive proclamation Gov ernor Kilby called upon the peo ple of Alabama to support the prosperity movement of the Ametican Cotton Association. Ninety orphans of Mississippi Masons were rescued without in. jury when their home burned at Meridian, Two men were killed after an attack on a sheriff's posse inves tigating "night riders" outrages near Montgomery, Ala. Cormmissioner Harry D. Wilson advised ginners of Louisiana to remain open in view of refusal of outside co-operation. Strayed or Stolen. From near Camp No. 4 last February, one red bull yearling two years old, no tuark or brand, white spot over each eye. Buitable reward for informa tion leading to recovery. C. F. Dunnam, P. O. Box 668, Bogalusa, La. For Sale. A real bargain in a Ford Car. Engine in fine condition. Equip. ped with a full set of new tires. For particulars call at Era Leader Office. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ SYour Weekly SCash Register Is it a good reliable bank? It should be. If you ring up nothing at the end of the week in your savings you have lost. Audit your personal account and see $ where you stand. That is the policy of all successful men. The man who saves money has it when he wants it. It's a good feeling. Do YOU ever expect to want money? s Washington Bank & Trust Co. $ $ $ $ --oCS------ $ $ FFRANKINTON, BOGALUSA, ANGIE, LA. $ $ $ Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits $ Over Eighty Thousand Dollar.. $ 8888888888888888888888888884 IT P476 TO 40VO$Tfd 1n5T M"LEADB& Secretary Colby forecast early recognition of the new govern. ment of Mexico by the United States. A number of ginners question ed the benefit promised and failed to close their gins as Governor Parker requested. Labor leaders joined in the countrywide movement to hold crops until marketing of an "or. derly nature" was assured. PUT FIGHTING QUALITIES IN YOUR BLOOD If You Are Pale and Weak, With. out Ambition, You Need a Tonic Try Taking Pepto-Mangan Rich, Red Blood Fights Off Dis. ease and Keeps You Well and Enables You to Work With Pleasure. Serious sickness often comes when you least suspect. You may feel a little over-tired. 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