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1 .R _ l; l I T O N E 1LV E e T LIWIH ED , N U M B 5 QL 1.o .ElA. KThl.IlEI> o rFANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1921. NUMBER 52. ptFarm tuº1ºº ý"rueeit t SSledge, delegate f! III Carroll to the Constitutiimwl ention has introdu!Fdd the g ordinance relative to the ents of farm improveIIents fm implements. all farm improvemelts to the 0of $00.00 and all farm im. Sfrom which no direct Sis received, shall not be d for taxation, and the .o saidproperty be prorated Isands of the respective par other than town or city lots for agricultural pur. recording to classification." I ling this ordinance would ,eal incentive for the FAR-1 to improve his property, to e his efficency, anid to in progressive farmers frorn state to come and aid in ing to the fullest our too y negleoted agricultural re passing of this ordinance is * greatest importance to man and every business in in theState. As we are au tral state, the State as a willprosper only in so far farmer prospers. #ery farmer and business a the ,tate will write or i respective delegate to is ordinance it will be and a real stride will be jthe direction of a per. prosperity. v aster at Clifton. y Easter service, dinner t Sat Clifton Baptist ! March 27. Wi. special program ren the Sunday School. . sermon by Dr. J. E. m oember of the faculty1 bible Institute, New Or. j ?inner on ground. m. Sermon by Rev, 1 tis, pastor of the Frank ptist church. body cordially invited, A. R. Womac, t6n Baptist Church. ecialSale! e are closing out certain lines of ock and making special sacrifice our entire stock -of 50 to 80% e Following are a few of our many bargains: SHOES. DRESS GOODS. r entire stock conl $1.00 Organdies of Peters' genuine All colors________ ther shoes. 75c Flaxons 00 hoes, 00 Soes 4.0075e Flaxons SSh$4.00 All patterns ... 30c Various bargains on .00 Shoes 3.50 other spring goods. 00 Shoes Ginghams c 2.75 1nc to -'-- 8c Shoes n's $2.50 Overalls 1.50 6000 75c_ to--. ----- 165 Shoes Work Shirts $3.00 $2.00values 90c 25 Shoes Dress Shirts, $2 to 1 - 2.00 $3.50 value, 1 to 1.50 5 Shoes 0 We also have a com . 2. 50, .plete line of kitchen uten. $3.25 1. 50ss which we oerat 50 % pecial, reducton. d·.·-·IMI T o Extenid Terms Of All OWj cia'ls Slate House, Baton Rouge, La.. March 17.-Following up his ordi. nances changing the meeting time of the Legislatuie from M1ay to January, Thos. C. Barret of Cad do, Wednesday, introduced two ordinances cbanging the election date to conform. His ordinance fixes the general state election on the Tuesday next following the first Monday in November (same as national elec tion), pr'esidential electors and congressmen to be chosen at the time prescribed by law, Governor Barret provides that parochial elections, except in Orleans, shall conform and be Sheld at the same time. t Following up his changes in election dates, T. C. Barre;, Thursday, submitted an ordinance covering municipal and parochialea elections in New Orleans as ful lows: "On the Tuesday next follo w ing the third Monday in April,; I 1925, and of every fourth year:e thereafter, but the General As sembly may chauge the date of J said elections providing that the said parochial and municipal elec tions shall be held together and shall always be on a day separate U and tipart from the general state Ib aelection and not oftener than once L in four years. The municipal and c parochial officers in the city of t New Orleans shall take. their ii offices on the third Monday in the 4 month of May following the elec- U tion until otherwise provided by law. r Governor Barret offered an- 6 other ordinance: "That all officers, state, die. V trict, parochial and municipal, 12 except in case of impeachment or 0 suspension, shall continue to dis- v charge the duties of their offices until their successors shall have been inducted into office;" - t Secretary of War Weeks an- c nounced the United States faces a the gigantic task of raising $17,- I 000,000,000 in thirty months, t - Salmiin Mili Is I)estroyed. The Iose su:it: line1 y the Sal men Brick and Lumnber Company in thlr ( strllitiin of the large saw iaill early \VWdnesday morning is 1 pleed approximately .10G0,000, Slccordling to E. FL. IHailey, Secre tary of the Company. The cause tof the fire is still a mystery, no possible clue of the origin being Sfound. In view of the fact that the Company has such large timber holdings in this section, it is very probable that the mill will be re bri.t at an early date; The blaze which was discovered at 2:00 a. m., was entirely beyond t control when the large crowd of volunteer fire fighters arrived, but the efficTient fire-fighting sys. ten maiintaiined by thie Company, nIhbled them to keep the flamee ium spreaOding to the planing nill, and lumber sheds and brick I punýrt. C The mill, which was of double band type, was built in 1915 and r %ti" modern in every respect, hav. iiin electr'ic drives and being air 9 controlled.-Slidell Sun. c Incoeic TaxI to Fall Far Below V Total Paid in 1919. 1 r Although full returns have not been made, it was stated the nutr.n t ber of persons paying income p tLaxeb here will exceed 7 ,0000, ex- d ceeding bb 15,000 the number of h the previous year. Despite the u increase tile total amount paid will fall shurt by more than $15, 000,000 the total paid in 1919. Rufus \VW. Fuutenot, internal revenue collector, will leave the service to enter business for him self in Shruvepodt, March 20, It was said Mr. FLcurteniot's successor has not been named but it is ru mored a New Oleadfs politician will be appointed. Overcoming Los, s] In all businesses, or vocations there may be losses. If methods of, accounting are slack, losses I are certain. But correct or intel ligible methods of recording transactions insure prosperity. The farmer, the dairyman; the sawmill man, the merchant and the professional man desirous of learning how to keep his records on his books, simple, yet compreb hensively are invited to address or call on Mr. C. Djoremus, a pro fessional accountant, 138 Michi gan Avenue, Bogalusa, La., for information leading to happy re. sulte, Somiething For Nothing. We have just added to our shop equipment a new coil and mag neto tester and will test "free of charge" all Ford coils and mag netos brought to us before April 1st.. Motor Sales & Service Co. 5086j ciga rettes for IOc fromj one sack o GENUINES BULL" DURHAM 'To5ACCO Favors Larger Auto Tax. I. Baton Rouge, La., March 17. y If the expressions at a prelimiu. - w ary meeting of the committee on i roads and drainage are any cri S.terion to the sentiment of the o Swhole committee, there is every t ;e indication that automobile owners o in Louisiana can prepare to pay g a much larger automobile license e tax for the naintainance of'hard r surface roads in the state. SIt camne out that automobile li c. ense in Louisiana are not half b, what they are in adjoining states, d and in other southern states where d this tax goes to the support of to )f road building, J. Y. Sanders, fc I, chairman, told of what he paid tc for a license in Louisiana and in Washington. SJules G. Fisher of Jefferson, g Wilson T Peterman, and Duncan d Buie, chief of the state highway department, discussed the matter, SA license tax on gasoline was d mentioned. w Mr. Fisher opposed it on the h ,r ground that it would be a burder on a vast army of men engaged w in fishing and oyster dredging o Swho use gas on their boats and al launches and who do not use roads. t This was the first meeting of "the Sanders committee. It was to 6 get acquainted. Chairman San. ders proposes calling the roll of f his committee and having every ti' 9 member express his views. G w . - at Marriage Licenses. SPhilip A. Parker, Colee, Miss., n< to Annie E. Tyson, Stevenson, i Miss. H Curtis Holliman to Jeanette Brook. H 1' COLORED. at Harrison Moses, Varnado, to m Margaret Morris, Varnado. IN THE SPRING TAKE GUDE'S PEPTO-MANGAN Restores the Quality of Blood. Drives Out Impurities. Builds Up the Red Corpuscles ei d IMPROVES THE COMPLEXION 'A Standby Among Physicians for " 30 Years. Ii Tablet as Well as Liquid Form You notice complexions in the 9 Spring. People who have plenty d of rich red blood have lips a deep, * ,r rosy red, eyes bright and clear. 4 S* Good complexions are based on 9 the solid foundations of good blood, with plenty of red corpus cles. When blood becomes clog- . ged with impurities when the red corpuscles are not absorbing 'P enough oxygen from the lungs . - and distributing it to the cells * >f throughout the body, good com- 4 J* plexions fade. Not only tbat, but ' you feel tired and exhausted all 4 e the time. Your shoulders droop and you lounge around and lean , against anything handy. You lack energy because your blood q is weak and thin-not enough red corpuscles. People call it "Spring Fever." I Call it what you will, it is bad blood.. It weakens powers of re sistance. If you feel that way you should ' take that exceptionally good 4 blood tonic, Gude's Pepto- M an- * gan, for a while. It will make 4 rich red blood. For thirty years" it has been a standby among phy- - sicians. It will help you to build up this Spring. All that comes ~ from having good blood with plenty of red corpuscles wili come to you. When you go to your drug gist's be sure to get the genuine Gude's Pepto.Mangan with the name "Gude's Pepto-Mangau" on the package. It is sold in both liquid and tablet form Both have tife same medicinal value.-Advertisement. Clara Hamon weas acquitted of the murder of Jake flamon after c Ia Midajq~Ute par delbeates I eneral News In Brief. E ngland's assistant postmaster Sgeneral announced the purchase Sof a direct cable line to the Uni Sted States. An elaborate naval aviation I program by Japan was expected by United States officials. The War Finance Corporation aplproved a plan of United States Sbanks to advance money to Ger many to buy cotton. I 3 Approximately $8,000,000 more taxes were collected in LouisianaJl for 1920 than for 1919, according1E to state board figures. A warm fight was started thru I a move in the Constitutional Con. r venition to restrict the education department to 830,000 a year. The drafting of rules to govern I the use of beer as medicine was delayed to await the new pro. hibition cormmissioner. Secretary of State Bailey esti mated that 15,03 automobile owners dodge the state tax annu-* ally. An ordinance introduced in the Conetitutional Convention ordered offenders in divorces to wait eight years before remarrying. I The French Chaibber of Depu- V ties approved the penalties against Germany by a note virtually un- ' animons, excepting the Socialist. Due toill health, Andrew Bo nar Law resigned from the Brit. iih cabinet and leadership in the House of Coinwoujs, SRepublican members of the - House ways and means committee stood flat on priority for a per. manient tariff bill. I Dr.A. G.Smith DENTIST. SOffice Over Washington Bank HOURS 8:00 A. M. to 6:00 P. M. Franklinton, Louisiana. S Young man, what will be $ 1 1 11141 your financial condition in 1941-twenty years from now? It is up to you, and now is the time to decide $ the question of your future. Twenty years hence $ $may be entirely too late, $ $ Opportunities for making money are before you $ $ every day, but without money it is difficult to get a $ $ start in this age of keen competition. $ $ Open a savings account in this bank. Add to it$ $ systematically each pay day. Later, when the right $ opportunity presents, you will not be handicapped $ Sby lack of funds. $ $ Successful men all travel this road. It is the $ $ only one that leads to definite results. $ $ EIo it today. Tomorrow is the procrastinator's $ $ excuse. $ 1$ SWashington Bank & Trust Co.~ .$ --OFFICES--- $ FRANKINTON, BOGALUSA E, ,L. $Capital, Surplus and jidivided Profits $ $ Over Ninety ThMs and Dollars. $ S$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ IT P4 Q 9t A OVUY RT IE Iii TUE ERA -LEADER , r The special committee named e by the Constitutional Convention -to .investigate all state depart. ments boards and commissions n began work. d Colonel Stubbs introduced an ordinance in the Constitutional n Convention oreating a state mili. s tia with the governor as chief, The value of real estate and im. provements in New Orleans for e 1921 was reported to total $277, a 450,887, an increase of $13,807,. 517. The State Department notified u Panama in a firm note that she .must accept the White Arbitral n boundary award. Statistics showed prison popu. n lalions in the Middle and South e western United States had de. ,. creased 12.4 per cent in six years, A survey for the American Le. .gion showed 400,000 veterans e were out of employment March 1, a decrease of 100.000 since Janu. ary 1, e Notice. t The next examination of appli cants for teachers' certificates will be held Monday, Tuesday, t Wednesday, April 11, 12, 13, . white; Thursday, Friday, and SSaturday, April 14, 15, 16, negro. SThe examination upon books of the Reading Course will bp held Saturday, April 16th. D. H. Stringfield, Supt. SHOE Repair Shop In Reese Bldg. Oppo. Courthouse JIM BAILET, Prop. Work Promptly Done and Fully Guaranteed Do not send your work out of Town. GIVE ME A 'RIAL.