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£UBWLISHED .WEEKLY. Mrs. J. VOL BROCK, Editor. L.ntered as second class matter April 5, 1910 at the postoflice at Fraukllnton, La., under he Act of Congress of March 3. 1379. Ad-ertising Rates on Application Address all Communications to The Era-Leader, Franklinton, La. SUBSCRIPTION RATES: One Year..........2.00 in advance. Six Months................... $1.25 Three Months............. .75 Single Copies............. .0...5 0 Franklinton, La., March 17, 1921. KIIOI' Program of Clean-Up Week. wCoo Program of Franklinton's An- abou nual Clean-up week, March 20th head to 26th: 64 Sunday, March 20th-Pulpit said Publicity. Sermon on Godliness of irs. Order andBeauty. Special talks only in young people's societies. adve Monday, March 2lst--Prepara* 0 tion day plans, get tools ready. like Tuesday, March 22,-Stores like I we closed for cleaning of business ir. district. House cleaning day in time homes. Wednesday, March 23rd. Back yard day. Get rubbish of all kinds ready for city wagon, repair fences, tear down ugly sheds and unused out houses.. Thursday, March 24th-Front yard day, fence chickens out, plant flowers in borders, leaving center open for grass plots, lat tice up open foundations, pick up all trash, waste wood, paper, eto in street in front of homes. Friday, March 25th-Fly, mos. quito, rat and roach day. Fight these pests. Clean up breeding places, fix broken screens. Saturday, March 26th.-Paint. po up and white wash as much as and posgeible the remainder of the moi witJ year. Keep it up. kep The whistle of the Light and true Power Plant will announce each wa 64 morning that the day's work is on. a' Don't forget our Loving Cup Yoi contest. Mr. Wright Simmons pits holds it now. Who will be the the recipient next October at the the Fair? Lay your plans now for it. ful for Political Fight off at Capital; , arE Baton Rouge, La., March 11.- fol The first real battle of the Con. usI stitutional Convention, the near political line-up that was csohe* duled for next Monday night over An the Behrman resolution, will not se he take place, according to state. ments, Friday. -Ti A compromise adjustment has to been reached by whihob all sides de will be satisfied and the fight on th the floor will not take place. The substitute of Delos R. John. fa son, in support of which a minori. so ty report was submitted, signed by eight members, will be aooept- t ed by the Behrman people, with one slight exception, which will at be provided by I'rank E:. Powell m of De Ridder. The Johnson substitute reads: "Resolved, that each standing committee is charged with the du. ,, ty of considering all ordinances ed coming before it, first as to whe ther or not the ordinance is leg islative in character, and wheii to any committee finds that such or ordinance is not fundamental, but b' .is totally legislative in character, it shall so report to the Conven- s< tion." Mr. Powell's amendment will provid. that ..oommittees shall pass upon the legislative charao e1 Ster of an ordinance before going t mato its merite. h Mr. Behrman is agreeable to aonepting the Johnson substitute with this amendment. "It will aooomplish the same 4nd for which I ase contending," hb said, "I have no. desire for an ,,jI additional committee, if we can t ork done by the stad tag;oz;:V dy~ provided. Froib the number 0tydigances e already nQbawitted, I think it pa. Ii ~5 i"· ttoeryono e that is egw U R: htiaves 4)titiu, L~trb~ttal ~$ty> tlQg1hf thetiti ft~e. -~ ~ ~ Tb '4e4~ [dvellini W1 IairY. Tale 6yZV1\1rY GPRHt t4 GENE ..6Gorr,-fQhT y WUIUN NlttV1T4EUWtQ CAO BEAUTY. TO "The bey and the girl," said Daddy, "who were off on adventures spent a EVEl night in the woods, covered up by Mrs. Wood Elf's best blankets of leaves and lying upon her guest-beds made State, of moss. Ch "'I know you want to know why I can be both ugly and beautiful, and why it is that when you know me you think I'm beautiful, and when you first know me you don't think so,' Mrs. Wood Elf said. "'Did you ever hear the old saying about beauty being skin deep?' "The boy and girl nodded their heads. "'We never liked the saying much,' said the boy. 'It sounded too fine l' "'That's the whole trouble,' said Mrs. Wood Elf. 'That is why I can only be seen now by those who are adventuring and traveling toward the House of Secrets. "'You see I'm beautiful really. I like folks and boys and girls, and I like a good time and I enjoy myself. I work hard and I play hard. Oh, Mr. Wood Elf and myself do play some times! "'But that saying got around and SC le, ý Chal DI Sgent Milli eleel sere paig "Spent a Night." Nas vara people twisted It and turned it, and tron - when they wanted to be rather cross cam a and disagreeable they often would al- m most spoil it by being so patronizing tY with it. That disgusted me so that I to kept out of the way, for the saying is a Chit I true one and when taken in the right e h way is worth hearing, Spa "'I said I was really beautiful. So Slay "I am to you, because you both like me. stre P You saw that I was sociable and hos- Pals I pitable, and that I was delighted when ern the Giant brought you to call on me. to S"'But it is not the beauty of face in I e that counts, for you think I'm beauti- of' L, ful now, and that I was very ugly be lish fore. Beauty is only skin deep, and nee so is ugliness. Handsome is as hand- ary Ssome does--too I All the old sayings par are so, and they will stay so, if only tar - folks don't twist them all around and its . use them against others, when they had should use them for themselves many times. * "'My ugliness is only skin deep! 4 3r And you think I'm beaitiful, for you'.e slto seen more than my face. But gracious, ties here I am talking so much. its "'I know you'd like to sleep, too. ing The smell of spruce helps put people dia D to sleep. It is so pleasant. se "'Yes, my ugliness is only skin sjh 85 deep! And you think rm beautiful, api a f that is so nice! beE "'You've almost forgotten my ugly chi face! Joy! I0C 3. "'Now you've seen what the old mc 1- saying really, really means! 10( sd "'We have indeed,' said the boy. o "'We most certainly have,' agreed 30( the girl. 'And it has been fine.' ] LIb "So they saw what the old saying wI 'ill about beauty being only skin deep ing 4 meant," said Daddy. we "They certainly did," laughed Nan- sta cy. in a: "And Daddy?" asked Nick. the "Yes? What is it?' Daddy asked. car "I wonder if I could have all the ad* eel LU. venture stories written down and past. ve es ed in my big scrap book?" e. "Indeed you may," said Daddy. ml "And I'll tell you what I'll do, inm g"I'll write out the stories before I sh elI tell them to you, and then I'll send pa ch out a copy, so many more copies may $21 be had for boys and girls all over the 641 nfL country.- pi ar, "Surely they would want to hear of. do ini some of the adventures, do tThen I'll make a copy for Nancy's on scrap book and a copy for Nick's do 11l1 scrap book. all "And I'll read one of thqse copiel 0. every once in a while until we hear b that our two adventurers have reached be 4 the House of Secrets. Then we'll teo have to give more attention to the atii * to mals and the birds, for they wouldn't ha want you to forget that they're al* ha wte ways, always, always having adven'* ca tunres. n me "They'd never want you to forget C ,, that." $2 S' "We never will," sMid Nick, hi aD "Never," chimed in Nancy, pr to, Ba I) .- wim d. How Dentist Relieved Teddy. ae 5d Teddy was suffering from an ahb Ire Ing tooth, and the rest of the familyt $1 was suffering from Teddy's bowis and tc 3a. lamentations, Much against his still ab we the little chap finally accompanied his at mother to thre dentiat. "Did you get inuch relief when you is I.j went to the dentist's?" I asked him ti )t thatt ~pening, th "Yoet ht I did," respotidted Teddy, B( N~;ia*~i~i~ L IBPTISTS REPORT WHEREMONEY GOES GENERAL DIRECTOR 75-MILLION CAMPAIGN TELLS PURPOSES TO WHICH MILLIONS GIVEN. SEVERY CAUSE IS BENEFITED es le State, Home and Foreign Missions, Christian Education, Hospitals, id Orphanages and Ministerial Relief Share in Receipts. A vt ine genti ship, Iitself bond: IT w tl)O 1 i thutti (110111 Id10ý atols flash ar'r hurl Men ;e , .. tw~ell I be ii Ih, turht turi)( e- out o from nd Sn brigi thin, Chief 3~ 11 ~811 000c ! Ilune Too the Witt valvi poun DR. L. R. SCARBOROUGH, i.I Chairman Conservation Commissoln to tl Baptist 75 Million Campaign. curri with Dr. L. R. Scarborough, who was Ith general director of the Baptist 73 1oo100' Million Camlpaignl, and who was lator as i1 elected chairman of the Conservation nun Commission that is seeking to ctte serve all the interests of that can 'this paign, has issued a report froni the and Nash'ville headquarters showing the tend various interests that have profitcd sligl Ind from the $16,851,100.68 collected on nets als campaign pledges up to Dec. 1, 1920. lona l- With its receipts of $2,988,808.07, it. ns th t oreign Mission Board has added will a to its territory five new provinces in brus Isa China and made the beginning for til I ght opening up work in the new fields of 11 So Spain, Hungary, Roumania, Jugo. stur Slavia, and the UTJkraine in Russia; of I me. strengthened its work in Syria and gap: os- Palestine, made a beginning in East- But hen ern Siberia, added 100 new workers bret me. to its force of American missionaries ows ace in foreign lands, provided new houses wor uti- of worship, hospitals, schools, pub- N be lishing plants and other institutions lobr and needed in the prosecution of mission. him dn- ary work, What is of even more inml mot Inge portance, in the estimation of Secr' waor mnly tary Love, is the completion of many the and institutions and undertakings that E they had been held up for lack of funds, It I any Home Missions Doubles Budget to By reason of the larger receipts gen aep from the campaign, the Home Mis. u've sminl Board has been enabled 'to prac OUs, ticalUy double its annual budget for, *, its work of evangelism, church build. too. ing, work among the foreigners, In* tot ople dians and negroes, mountain mission led schools, enlistment, and general mia ikin sion work in Cuba and Panama. The hal, appropriations to evangelism have der been practically doubled, those to a c uall church, building increased between 500 and 600 per cent, those to the rot old mountain schools, fort? in number 101 100 per cent, and those to the work I 7. of enlisting undeveloped churches, 0 reed 300 per cent. taL In the realm of state missions, I t ying whioh embodies such Work as pottd. It deep ing missionaries and other speeiilti workers for needy fields within the kni lan* states and aiding weak congregations s11 in the building of houses of worship, tni the advance made possible by the his ad. campaign ranges from 25 to 100 PD? bot a ad* cent in the eighteen states of the con- M past* vention territory. Returns to the Conservation Com N iddy. mission by forty-five of the Baptist instituti'ns of learning which are I0o Ire I sharing in the returns from the cam. shi send paign, show that they have received wII may $2,718,750 so far, Of this sum, $1,. to rthe 640,000 has been expended on im' provementi, $400,000 has gone to en. Bit ar of. dowment, several hundred thousand i dollars in old debts have been wiped 1st ucy's out and other improvements are tan. sol leck's der way, ab Ten New Hospital 'Provided eol opiem Southern Baptish were operating dI hear lourteen hospitals when the campaign nl ,e began, and as a result of the new In. ab we'll terest in thie work &rouscd by the an ani* Ompaign ten additibnal ho sitals ild't have been launched. These haspitals ste al* have received $1,111,489.45 from the ga fenfl campaign so far, while local oomlnu. di nities in which the hospittls ale ic' Si erget cated have subscrtbed approximately st $2,000,000 additional. The hospitals sa have practically $1,000,000 in tin proveients tunder way, The seven* a teen Bsptist orphanages - have like' ta wise come in for mnuh larger support ha aCh a esult of the campaign, theitr s och.rceipts fnomt this source being lps emntl $1,018,798.61, As a result of this in* pi and come the orphanages have been en' m I ill abled to make improvetuonts valued m' 4 hIe at $325,000. The work of aiting aged preachers h( yeo Is a new one among Southern l3@* a Mim tists as a whole, but es a result of at the campaign the Relietf ad Annuit' eddy, Board shas recelved $408,148,8$ frout a that sourc aa $SOQ,000 front Mi , i4.% ~-bYFv;' ,"~ By a Lieutenant in the United States Navy MOTOR FAULTS A WIFE? She isn't in it-not with a man and his machine. The ili vine harm ony of married bliss, the gentle concord of lifelong companion ship, the passionate prelie to life itself, ate as tdust bIefore the hypnot Ic bond0s of miechanismin. IObserve the chief electrician on watch. Ablout him hum and roar and thump and purr the million parts of a monster man-of-war. Overhead may , flash great teams of heavy guns and hurl their steel death into the enemy. Men may be dying up there. Or a twelve-lton broadside may this moment be in flight toward the heart of the dyncamtto romn itself. I11 Is v atch:inc Ys motor. Four fat turbo generators are sucking 'juice' out of the air-or wherever juice colmes from-and feeding it through the ship. and Suddenly eleletr lamps about grow first brighter. itatiher pleasant, one would weig think, to Ihlve more light. Not so the 14 p chief. To him one bit of unusual bril ininey means turbine speed too high. Too mtuch current is squirting through the cupric nerves of his paramour. With a practised hand he shifts a valve. Steamt drops thie fraction of a pouund and lamps come natural again. Eyes brigllt from concentration shift to the ammteter, a dial that shows the current. Its feathered needle moves kwith the motor's pulse, a pulse of " blood more strange than space, twice as invisible, yet potent beyond man's I nuny incastiril'ements. ;,; imleter gives nim the pressure of Sthis blood. Crarkle of tiny sparks here I ti and there point to many leaks in the he tender sl;ln of Insulation. Perhaps a Dd slight fever warms the sturdy mag Snets at the motor's forehead-an over I load or short in the circuit would do 70it. So the chief does this and that e with his switches, and his armature in bruslhes, and his resisting rheostat, un or til his loved one rests more easily. of Mayhap a burst of blinding flame 3o stuns him. He may flinch in the heat a; of it. Five-hundred volts leap short nd gaps with almost volcanic intensity. st. But the chief leaps to his circuit ors breaker with a ferocity of defense. His is own body is nothing. 'Tis the motor he As would save. ib- No misogynist is this-not with a fl love like that! Bachelor at forty; call )tl him a celibate if you please. Hilt the .n'i motor's faults are hot the follies of a * w.oman. They aOe the weak points in ,ng the chief's electrical editciency. A lit He knOWs this. The clean truth of it holds him. He sticks to the nsat, to his motor; and his love is very pt9 genuine. ti" aC SEA OLITFIT t N 1o0MISN'1T of great stress we are tovey human; also genuine. We tend r' to revent that which is most characters ion Istie of our whole makeup. 8. rake the case of a certaih Cdomlaft 'he der who received orders at sea. Such a change means little to the bluejach' et. He Is youhger and more tempo' te rary it the service. When Uncle Sam ernI him from bench to hattleboat, "I k I Shouttl Worry" Is the tune to which he Sunlrchtes. For the "gob"-lucky dog taktes a turh round ditty bor and bag with hammock furled beside, and beats Rd· t, fBut a eotnmafder doesn't swing in a the htmmnock; and a dozen ditty boxes onh and bags woUldn't hold the mess of rtp uniforms he must have. Also there are ___ the his civilian togs, and swords, and p? books, and flingl cases, and a multl* n. tMide of other belornings. * . Yet be has cut to bare necessities. om* "No, my dear," to his tearful wife tiet says he, "I cannot take those sofa p11. am. sheets and pillowcases. Four blankets ved will be more than enough. And don't $1. forget the towels and a sewing kit." Im' She doestn't. Not does she overlook en- his winter underwear and sweatersfor and asudden northern cruise. When he Iaed isn't watching she darns up all his un* socks and his whites. Knowinig his absentmindedness she tucks in odd Cortners of his sea chest small pack' hug eges of pins and pipes and spare shav* tign ing gear and shoestrings and mittens 'in and mufflers ahd woolen socks, and St the an old panama hat for Otiban waters, tal She' inists oh inclilding an aleohol tals stove for a midnight mug up on the the gsale'cut bridge. $he gets ready his sea mu, diary and has his binoculars cleaned1 St io' She fluds has epaulettes need new tely straps and puts in a mean half-hout .t8s splicing up his sword knot. Im' Finally, if she's wise, she sends in vn*1 a stubscription for her commander's Orl ikse favorite magasinle and arranges to t)i' have fresh fruit sent him when In port. helm As a last touch with bags and boxes kngS packed and ready she slips in a littlO itt. picture of herself, "He'll probably ef* miss it when he gets there," she mur' mturs, Months later he's home again, and he talks a bit. "Oh yes," says he off' handedly, "just as the old tub was of about to break tip I 81pped into hiy ulty room and get yett tf.t~i. "~Wheretiponhle theul otitad halds Mtri' sthenesw t it aht ites a *am lau Mr e~t~~ms~lpwrt hjo a I SMrs. Cuffenan and Her Triplets . Iw ~~ rr 3 Ars, John Cullienitn of Jersey City and her tw~o-day-old triplist, t" and a boy, who we~ighed, together, 31 pounds at birth. Patrick 1ose% 'first born, weighed seven and a half pounds ; Bridget Julia, the ntIO Iweighed nine and a half pounds, and Anna Barnette, the third, waighg S14 poutids. June Caprice In "A Damsel In Disfress Also Comedy BRINGING UP FAT Jiggs in "The Social Lion." An Evening Fuli of Laughter and At Waverley Theatre Friday, March 1 7:30 P. M..Sharp. Prices ISc and New Orleans Great Northern 4 BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL AT Bogalusa, La. St. Louis "Browns" vs. New Orleans "Pelica Sunday, Mawc St. Louis "Browns" vs. Indianapolis "Indias.": Sunday, Marc A game Will also be played between the St. Lduii "Brown'" Orleans "'Pelicans" Saturday, March 19th. For tbese Sundays only, trains will run as folowa: Train No. 88 departs Tylertowvn...... .. 10 8. *t Lexie...... . . ,....6:18 * * Wbarnerton. ... .... 630 6c . Clifton .... . .,.. 6:40 a. o FrWnuklintor.......l, 6:56 a. ' na. .:158. :1 uiabel ........a f T o d i ....7:80me a o .IO.. . . ................7:55.W fetbt1blig train for Tylertown and intermediate pointy d It flu Qp ý4 M1, J ý1 Rfl