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11. R FK'i NEW 1A, , BA7 ...IM, FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 1921 NUMBER 50. I~~~~I Iv ,',IIq(;O i'.IR t.It.~~l0| Know All Men, Women and Children These Presents: STHAT, Whereas the NATIONAL CLEAN UP AND PAINT UP AIGN has resulted in many advantages to community life through. h United States, In safeguarding HEALTH; In promoting THRIFT; In furthering FIRE PREVENTION; In stimulating CIVIC PRIDE; and In making the "HOME AND CITY BEAUTIFUL" SNOW, THEREFORE, Be it known that Franklinton's Campaign, was begun last spring, is to be given a fresh impetus by a City -Up Week March. 20th to 26th. This date to mark the opening of a ampaign of persistent and constructive effort in cleaning up and it up. In this worthy movement we urge each citizen to do his or to make our community CLEAN HEALTHY THRIFTY SAFE and BEAUTIFUL - / (Signed) CHAS. J. GAYER, SMayor. l m . .. . . . . .. . . , , . = . . . . ... 0. . rated Presi. ii lit' SC., March 4.-- u Idential auth" b Woodrow Wil- 1i iHarding today f mony at once t most dramatic e red about the t row Wilson to etent to the last ould carry out nt's customary nies, Mr, Wil. to the pleading the,warning of iathe might en. ie ad only accom s1 o -". cnpitol. aeended tro athe White rtie to enter the waiting e, secret service men ,et on each deoending left the oar to en. She was practically t flight of steps by iad,. although he the aid of a ~eident's room :.e bills, he told i-chairman of the s.naugural . com. h6 not equal to ethr'oeremony of *President Cool, chamber nor if inaugurating * on the portico atside. ents at the eap. eat to his pri beoome "plain w" as he etl never even bite House as way, ug had been he had revived rge Washing, with the Sen. otin, eibomito fInaimton iof immediately were confirmed. Within another hour he had t gone to.the White House to "hang ii up his hat and go to work" as he b himself often had said, and un- r lock the White House gates which r for four years had been closed to a the public. The public celebrat- t ed the event by actually over-run. a ning the grounds and peeping I through the windows to see the ( new president in conference with cabinet officers, t Mr. Handing took the oath of office at 118 p. m.,, exactly eight i years to the minute from the time I the same words of obligation were I spoken by Mr. Wilson at his first inauguration. The inaugural cer emonies, conforming to Mr. Hard. ing's wishes, were kept free from almost every show of the pomp and circumstances that usually surround the incoming of a chief executive. Thousands witnessed the oath and cheered the old and new presidents along Pennesyl vania avenue, but the crowds was only a fraction of the customary inauguration throngs, On the Bible used by George Washington at his first induction e into office, and on a verse of scrip ture, extolling the virtue of a 0 humble faith in God, Mr. Hard ing plighted his best ability to the I. presidency. In his inaugural ad. r dress. he reaffirmed his revefeuce g for the tradition of the fathers 0 and reiterated his belief that the supreme task ahead was to bring the country once more to nor Smaloy. New Tax Ruling Saves Milt n lions to Louisianians. Washington, March 3.--Hnes band and wife domiciled in Louis d iana may render separate income tax returns. iach may -report as gross income one-half of the in come-whioh un4er the laws of the Sstate beipmee saimuhtaneQi with Mi "w o rt An opinion of the general oi the United States to the forego ing effect was promulgated today by'the commissioner of internal revenue. It means that many millions of dollars. in taxes will be saved to persons of large incomes to Louisiana. The opinion also applies to Washington, Arizona, Idaho, New Mexico and Nevada, other community property tstaes. The rendition of this opinion ten days prior to the final date on which income returns must be made allows those concerned to file income tax statements in con. formity with this opinion. Every effort was made to obtain a deci*. sion in this matter at an early date; The matter was taken up origi nally by Senator Ransdell in May of last year. Since that time Sin ators Ranedeli and Gay and sev eral of the delegation in the House I have kept behind the matter, but it it is a question which required very thorough research, which is ascribed as 'the reason for the time required. GENUINE BULL" DURHAM tobacco makes50 good cigrttg for 10c IF jI..Ji Presidents Tell Feeling For - Clark. Washington, March 3,-Presi dent-elect Harding in person and President Wilson through a writ ten message today extended their pr sympathy to Mrs. Champ Clark st' on the death yesterday of her husband, the Democratic leader we and former speaker of the House m of Representatives. pt Presidenit.elect Harding accurm panied by Mrs. Harding, leaving their hotel for the first time after their arrival in Washington short ly afternoon, called on Mrs, Clark late in the day. They spent about a quarter of an hour with Ben- WI nett Clark, son of the dead House nu leader, and Mrs. Clark, The wi president-elect had previously ex. tended his sympathy to Mrs. li( Clark in a telegram sent last night. fj, President and Mrs. Wilson ten dered their sympathy earlier in the day in a note, written by the president and delivered by a White House messenger. As an other mark of respect to Mr. cl Clark's memory, the president tL issued orders for the lowering to half mast of flags on government at buildings during the funeral ser. et vices here in the ohamber of the ci House on Saturday and at Bowl. ing Green, Mo., the former speaker's home, on Monday, m IN THE SPRING 0 YOUR BLOOD . NEEDS A TONIC Winter Weakensu Blood, Makes 8 Faces Pale, Take Gude's Pepto-Mangan t THE BEST KNOWN BLOOD TONIC 0 Drowty Spring-Fever Feeling 'fat 'i Comes From Sluggish Blood Will Soon Leave You As all growing things on earth shuot'into new life in Springtime, y so do the billions of cells that e make up each part of the body s renew their vigor. o As you open the windows, breathe the Spring air, and let in the sunshine, the red corpus* cles in your blood should carry more oxygen to the tiny cells, n The red corpuscles are tiny ldisc.shaped particles,,swimming 4 ein enormous numbers in the 4 o blood, They carry oxygen to 4 cells in all parts of the body, and ' they carry away worn-out waste Y matter. Sometimes especially in Lthe Spring, after the winter in. Sdoors and more or less sickness, Sthe red corpuscles themselves need rebuilding. Gude's Pepto Y Mangan contains just the ingre. . dients to give them greater pow r er to absorb oxygen and to dis e tribute it throughout. the body. ut That is why it is such a good Sd pring tonic. It helps so much to bring back color to cheeks made pale and wan by the neces sary indoor winter life. It'adds to the number of red corpuscles. With fine Spring days and Gbde's Pepto-Mangan you gain in vigor and attain good health, Don't go around drowsy this Spring. Take that good tonic, Gude's Pepto-Mangan. You can get it in tablet form at your drug. gist's. Both forms have the same medical value. Insist up. on genuine Gude's Pepto.Man gan,--Advertisement. Using Coconut Huska HuBasks of coconuts are used by a lIous mantfaetturers to be turned into oordags brushes or matting. Notice. The next examination of appil. oants for teaohere' oertifoates will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, April 11, 12, 18, whitei Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, April 14, 15, 16, negro, The examination upon books of the Reading Course will be held Saturday, April' 16thb, . - , II Sringfiel41 Supt, General News In Brief. The German cabinet voted to stand pat on the reparations limit previously announced, and so in structed Dr. Simons. -Women of the south of Ireland were said to be actively aiding the men in setting up the "Irish Re- I public." Cesstation of hostilities between Pannma and Costa Rica was de. 1 manded in American notes sent to each nation. President Bouanibhaud said it will probably be a week before naming of convention committees will be named, Completion of the U. S. S. Re. lief gave the United States the finest hospital ship in the world. The Interstate Commerce Com mission ordered Louisiana rail road fares and freight raised. Guabito, lying northwest of Bo. cas del Toro in Panama, was cap. t tured by Costa Ricans. President Wilson gave the army and immigration measures a pook. et veto, but signed the sundry civil and hospital bills. r Radical reforms in the govern ment of Louisiana parishes was considered by the Constitutional Convention, . Chairman Taylor and Commise. sioner Michel of the State Rail road Commission were asked to resign by the Ouachita Medical Society. Millions of dollars were saved to Louisianians by a ruling of the -ttorney general regarding in come tax returnes, Dr. A. G. Smith DENTIST. Office Over Washington Bank HOURS 8100 A. M. to G00 P. M. Franklinton, Louisiana. $$$$$V$$$$$$V$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ $ $ $ ADVANCE WITH US! 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The Mississippi Railroad Com. mission voted to grant the Cum berland Telephone & Telegraph rate increase petition by 2 to 1. The taxation commission voted to recommend to the Constitution. al Convention a state income tax, but no excess profits tax. President Wilson announced that he will practice law, in part. nership with Bainbridge Colby, secretary of state. The state of Massachusetts wanted to move its lepers to the Louisiana federal leprosarium. The Senate unanimously con. firmed selection of Norman H, Davis for under secretary of state. Costa lRica ordered withdarwal of her troops to meet with de mands of the United States. An investigation of the Cum berland telophone rate case, and possible impeachment of the rail commission, was asked at the convention. Return of lands seized by the state during the carpet bag regi. me was urged the Constitutional Convention, For Sale-Hampshire pigs four months old. Meat hogs, 75 to 100 pounds. Horses and mules. C. S,. E. 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