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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton. VOLUME 3 WA HINGTON LEAD ~ -u'u..... . 1. FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1912. NU 2 I ---i ... B Items of General Interest Occur-' ring Since Our Last Press Day., Shoots Brother at Country Dance. .Rio, La., Aug. 27.-Another chapter has been added to a list of tragedies in the life of Mr. John Jenkins, of this little city. The latest visitation occured Friday evening, consisting in the near-murder of his son, Ret Jen. kins, by the boy's brother, Mor gan. The two young men were attending a dance and Morgan drew his revolver and fired sev eral times into the air. Ret fear ing that someone would be shot tried to secure the revolver and was himself seriously wounded in the hip, Morgan, it is said thema threatened the gathering. He fnely surrendered, however, i wheh made acquainted with the i serionsness of his brother's con dition. No cause has been assigned for the display of feeling by Morgan, A report is circ...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

the Ctra-teabtr. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. Mrs. J. VOL BROCK, Editor. Ectre4 as second class matter April 5, 1910 t thd post oMce at Franklinton, La., under tbe Act of Congress of March 3. 1879. Advertising Rates on Application I Address all Communications to Era-Leader, Franklinton, La. ( 4 dvertisements and subscriptions will be continued at regular rates un fl W tall past indebtedness is paid up. ,- %SUB8CRIPTION 81.00 A YEAR r i t nklinton, La., Sept. 6. 1912 Announcements. The Era-Leader is authorized to make the following announcements of pcadidates, subject to the action of the voters in the coming Democratic Primaries: 1 For Congressman, 8th Congressional Louis L. Morgtrict Louis L. Morgan Election Returns. ElSewhere in our columns will be fopsnd a partial tally of the vote as cast in Washington Par Ar ish, Tuesday, Sept' 3rd. This, w: ith the condensed report from i` St. Tammany Parish, places the result of the election as follows: M Judge-J. B. Lancaster. with a majority. Distric...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

Local Items 5 SBrief Metlon of Local and Personal Happenings of The Week. FRBANKLINTON, LA., SEPT. 5,1912 The Police Jury was in session Monday. Wiley Wood is spending a por tion of this week here. Starling Jones of the Fourth ward was in town Tuesday. Mrs W. H. Wills of Jamestown ! is a guest of Mrs. W. J. Dobson. The whole town is talking/ a. bout our big line of shoes. i The Boston Store. Miss Nelie Dobson entertain. t ed at Five Hundred on Monday. t evening. Wiley Burris of the Hackley l Bank, spent his Monday's holi. day here, Newton Burris left Tuesday P for Ruston to resume his studies e' in the I. I. and C. o Free reading privilege is given to patrons who occupy the tables 81 in the refreshment department M of Peoples Drug Co, TJ W* E. Banister and son Gor- II don of Mt. Herman spent Mon. day here. is Mrs. Flora Bickham returned at Monday from an extended visit to Bogalusa. Mrs. W, J. Oxford of Pine, was a.week-end guest of her aunt, Mrs. I. L. Pope. i Something that can't b...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

Proceedigs o Parish Board of School Directors. The board, in legal session con. vened, proceeded to canvass the returns of the special election held in School District No. 1, to determine the sense of the, prop erty taxpayers of said school dis trict No. 1, to levy a special tax of three mills on the dollar; said election being held on the 24th day of August, 1912, at which the following proposition was sub mitted: To the property taxpay ers entitled to vote in said school district No. 1: Proposition to levy a five mill tax on all prop S erty subject to state taxation in -:ihool district No. 1, of Washing * ton Parish, Louisiana, for a per iod of five years, for the purpose of giving additional aid to public school of said district, beginning with the year 1912, and ending with the year 1916. The only precinct in the dis tri3t was that of Franklinton, which the board proceeded to can vass. ' The following ballots were rejected: 22 in favor of proposi tion to levy said tax, and prop...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

I S SUPPLEMENT THE ERA- LEADER. VOLUMI 3 FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1912. NUMBER 23 GSNSW TLTIONAL AMENU M ENTS. ACT NO. 24. Hs-cse Bil No. 61. By Mir. Edwards. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing an amendment to Section 5 of Article 157 of the Consti tution of the State of Louisiana; S relative to registration of voters. Section 1.. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, two-thirds (2-3) of the members elected to each House con curring, that Section 5 of. Article 197 of the Constitution of the State of Louisiania ie so amended as to read as follows: Section ii. No male person who was on January lst, 1867, or at any date prior thereto, entitled to vote under the Constitution or Statutes 'of any State of the United States, where in he then resided, and no son or grandson of any such person, not less than 21 years of age on the 1st day of May 1912, and no male person of foreign birth, who was naturalized prior to the 1st day of January, 1898, shall be d...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

ed thereon the words: "For the pro-' order posed' amendment to Article 223 of er fC the Constitution providing for the Lion recall of certain officers elected by Ther the people." And the words "Against each the proposed amendment to Article First S223 of the Constitution providing for dicia the recall of certain officers elected wise by the people." two Section 4. Be it further resolved, of tl etc., That " adopted at the said shall election in November, 1912, this pars amendment ahall go into effect and teen be operative on and after the first not day of .January, 1913. aftcl L. E. THOMAS, the Speaker of the House of Represen- Con, tatives. Di THOMAS C. BARRET, a pl Lieutenant Governor and President their of the Senate. they ,Approved July 9th, 1912. for L. E. HALL, elec Govenor of the State of Louisiana. the ' ta;te copy: in t ALVITN E. HEBERT, thei: Secretary of State. TI Con ACT NO. 139. gene shal ors Senate Bill No. 174. By Mr. Voegtle. the JOINT RESOLUTION they Submitting to t...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

in its charter from parochial taxa tion, and used for locomotion over public roads, in their respective par ishes; which license shall be gradu ated. The provision of this article relative to the pcr capita tax, shall not be operative in in' orporated towns and cities that ma ntain their own streets., To carry into effect thie provisions of this Article the Police . Juries may enact such ordinan(ces of a civilF n. ture as may be nec'-ssary to enforce the property andi ic' ns tax, and of a criminal nature 1o , n; (cr:<' thl per capita tax. Police Juries and :nuo'ri rplCOo rations in the several u aishli s ,f this State may levy other taxes for the construction and maintenance of pub-. lic roads and bridges within the terri torial limits of said parishes, and may incur debt, and issue negotiable bonds, therefor in the manner and to ex tend authorized under provisions of 1 Articles 232 and 281 of the Constitu tion and the Statutes adopted to car ry them into effect. Other taxes may ...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 5 September 1912

'i, i'Rirta per cent for the third class, beginning JI ~ ~E5V~Flt per cent for the fourth class, traveling ex f *4"thirteen per cent for the fifth maximum a . lass. Whenever the rate of as time to tm' , -sesement levied against any inheri- bly, an itee Stance, legacy, or other donation, when shall be is deducted from said inheritance, le- port. S gacy, or other donation, would leave 5. The cl the beneficiary a smaller net amount mission sh' than he would have received had the pointing B( inheritance, legacy, or other donation expiration fallen into the next lower class in thereafter the Classification according to amoun lect its ow of 'actual cash value, then the rate 6. The C( of -taxtion shall be first calculated ual membe "` he maximum amount in said such duties er class, and the remsainig and taxati( of the inheritance, legacy, ed and st . ¾ Other donation shall be taxed at ties as th fixed for the higher class from time hich the inheritance, legacy, or 7. The C donation falls. ...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

Official Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton. VOLUME 3. W.L M'N.TOENw.A, .AuRw ,,.H0 FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1912. Items of General Interest Occur ring Since Our Last Press Day. Unwritten Law Evokes Tragedy, Jackson, Miss., Sept. 9.-As a sequel to the sensational whip Ping administered to him last May by V. L. Sykes and W. H, Curtis, father and husband res pective of the woman he is said to have insulted, J. H. Helton is dead and Curtis, his slayer, is in jail, the tragedy being staged Sunday about 1 p. m. in the office of.Dr. A. S. Applewliite in West Capitol street, when Curtis en tered the door and seeing Helton began shooting, not ceasing his fusillade until his victim, who was standing pistol in hand, was postrated on .the floor of the ofice, with a half dozen bullets in his body. There were no eyewitnesses to the tragedy, but Dr. Applewhite saw a pistol in Helton's hand and got into another room. before a shot was fired. He had been talk...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

at era=Ieabtr. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. Mrs. J. VOL BROCK, Editor. Entered as second class matter April 5, 1910 at the post office at Franklinton, La., under the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Advertising Rates on Application Address all Communications to Era-Leader, Franklinton, La. Advertisements and subscriptions j wil~be continued at regular rates un II al past indebtedness is paid up. SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 A YEAR Franklinton, La., Sept. 12. 1912 Announcements. The Era-Leader is authorized to make the following announcements of candidates, subject to the action of the voters in the coming Democratic Primaries: For Congressman, 6th Congressional District Louis L. Morgan For Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Judge Robert R. Reed Papers Have Not Been Graded Yet. Baton Rouge, La., Sept. 6.- The state examining committee 'has made arrangements for the issuance of provisional certifi cates to teachers until they can complete the examination of the papers submitted by the teachers in.the...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

Local Itellms Brief Mention of Loia1 and Permoanl Happen~ig, of The Week. PRANILINTON, LA, SEPT. 12,1912 Mrs. L. H. Magee spent Mon day in Angie. Dr. Wallace Millerof Mt. Her man. spent Tuesday here. R. D. Magee was a visitor to Amite City the first of this week. The whole town is talx.ng a. bout our big line of shoes. The Boston:Store. No bosses in the new party, "Bosses," you will note, is in the plural. Something that can't be beat is our goods at prices we sell them at The Boston Store. S. H. Burris and Clyde Hamil ton were Crescent City visitors Monday. SG. W. and and Eugene Knightl of Zona were in town the first of I the week. Free reading privilege is giveu to patrons who occupy the tables in the refreshment department 1 of Peoples Drug Co, , Fate cannot do much harm to a country that offsets a billiont dollar congress with a three bil lion corn crop, Julius Bickham and Arthur I Hood, Of New Orleans. spent the weak-endhere with their famlies. Mothers take notice! Oura stock o...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

Proeeedingsot Parish Board of School Directors. Franklinton, La., Aug. 26, 1912. The Parish Board of Directors met on above date and there be 'ing a quorum present. the presi ,dent called the meeting to order. The following petition from Stony Point School District No. 7 was considered. To the Honorable President and Members of the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of Washington, Louisiana. The petition of the undersigned property taxpayers of School Dis triot.No. 7 of the Parish of Wash. ington, State of Louisiana as created and defined by a resolu tion of the Board of School Di. rectors of said Parish, passed on the 4th day of April, 1912, and being and constituting one fourth of the property tax-payers eligilble to vote at such election, respectfully pray that your Hon orable Body, acting within and under the authority of the Consti tution and Laws of Louisiana, do order that a special election be held, in the manner required by law for the purpose of determin ing wh...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

SUPPLEMENT THE ERA-LEADER. VOLUME 3 FRANKLINTON, LA.. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 1912. iI - -- I. .. i ------ _ _ l CONSTflTTIONAL AMEN DM ENTS. ACT NO. 24. House Bill No. 61. By .Mr. Edwards. JOINT RESOLUTION Providing an amendment to Section 3 of Article 197 of the Consti tution of the State of Louisiana; relative to registration of voters. Section 1. Be it resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Louisiana, two-thirds (2-3) of the members elected to each House con ,curring, that Section 5 of Article 197 1 of the Constitution of the State of I Louisiana be so amended as to read as follows: Section 5. No male person who was on January 1st, 1867, or at any I date prior thereto, entitled to vote t under the Constitution or Statutes of any State of the United States, where- f in he then resided, and no son or I grandson of any such person, not less i than 21 years of age on the 1st day c of May 1912, and no male person of 8 foreign birth, who was naturalized n prior to the 1st day...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

f{ /{~tI, tglt tn " providIng Lfor the shi atherel .of ,ertain officers "electa by There shal te people." And the Vords "Against each Judic Sthe proposed amendmett to Artice First, Twe of the Constitution providing for dicial Disi theb recall of certain officers elected wJpe provi b1) the people." two (2) : Section 4. Be it further resolved, of the Ti etc., That * adopted at the said shall not election in November, 1912, this parish. amendment shall go into effect and teenth (11 f be operative on and after the first nct be re -. day of January, 1913. after the L. E. THOMAS, the first Speaker of the House of Represen- Constituti tatves. District THOMAS' C. BARRET, a pluralit Lieutenant Governor and President their res of the. Senate. they shatwo Approved July 9th, 1912. for two L. E. HALL, election. ..ov or of the State of Louisiana. the law, eop.y: in this S E. HEBERT, their el retary of State. Constitut Constitut general ACT NO. 139. shall hol ors are - oe Bill No. 174. By Mr. Voe...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

" ~ btc roads,; i their respectie par$e :ishes; which license shall be gradu ated. The provision of this article relative to the per capita tax, shall not be operative in incorporated Su towns and cities that maintain their own streets. To carry into effect the provisions of this Article the Police Juries may enact such ordinances of a civil na ture as may be necessary to enforce the property and licrns- tax, and of I a criminal nature to enfor:, the per capita tax. Police Juries and municyra, corpo rations in the several pa"ishi s cf this State may levy other taxes for the construction and maintenance of pub- G( lic roads and bridges within the terri- Lc torial limits of said parishes, and may incur debt, and issue negotiable bonds therefor in the manner and to ex- ril tend authorized under provisions of to Articles 232 and 281 of the Constitu- Li tion and the Statutes adopted to car ry them into effect. Other taxes may be levied by the Police Juries for to road and bridge purposes...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 12 September 1912

s"d: ha4 thirteen :per ceit for e fifth 0lass. Whenever the rate of as }.:-m.- eesment levied against any inheri ý'-. '." _tance, legacy, or other donation, when deducted from said inheritance, le / gacy, or other donation, would leave "the beneficiary a smaller net amount than he would have received had the inheritance, legacy, or other donation fallen into the next lower class in S. the classification according to amoun of actual cash value, then the rate Of taxation shall be first calculated upon the maximum amount in said next lower class, and the remaining amount of the inheritance, legacy, ,oir other donation shall be taxed at' the rate fired for the higher class .. into which the inheritance, legacy, or other donation falls. SDuplication of inheritance taxes as .. between this State and other States, 'f reign and domestic, shall be avoid '.d y the exemption of corporeal :.t 'operty belonging to a decedent of M- :-i-. p State, and situated outside of Ithi State, to the ex...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 19 September 1912

- -9 Offincial Journal of Washington Parish and the Town of Franklinton. VOLUME 3. ,.',N,ý"." . .,I .TAI,,Uh ..IMAM. FRANKLINTON, LA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1912.R 25 Items of General Interest Occur ring Since Our Last Press Day. Mrs. Alrmstrong Killed in Runaway. Ilendersonville N. C. Sept. 13, -The summer colony at Flat Rock is much shocked at the tragic fate of Mrs. Lela Arm strong, widow of Charles E. Arm strong, long a prominent cotton merchant of Vicksburg, Miss., who was instantly killed in a runaway Thursday,near the home of her sister, Mrs. II. De Lcey Vincent, of New Orleans, whose guest she was. Mrs. Mrs Armstrong was thrown from a carriage, the horse of which had become frightened by a train and dashed her out, the unfortu nate woman's head being crushed against a pile of crossties when the carriage overturned. A heroic effort to save his miother was made by Mrs. Armstrong's .son, Subin, who caught the bri die of the frightened .animals and succeeded in stopping them, ...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 19 September 1912

(`1e Ira=Iaber. PUBLISHED WEEKLY. r. ri. V. VOL BROCK, Editor. Entered as second class matter Atlril 5. 1910 at iVte poet office at Franklinton, La.. under t2e Act of Congress of March 3, 1859. Adrertiinzg Rates on Application Address all Communications to Era-Letader, Franklinton, La. .:: Adverti,:ments and subscriptions ;-:.  . be o.tinued at regular rates un ..:.k:,aI pasl indebtedness is paid up. .SUBS 'i'IPT'IO N $1.00 A YEAR far nkc;nton, La., Sept. 19. 1912 A: ;no uice ments. The ira-Leader is authorized to make t ie following announcements of candid. tes, subject to the action of the errs in the coming Democratic mrnies: For Congressman, 6th Congressional District- Louis L. Morgan For AsRociatc J at.ice of the Supreme Court- Judge Robert R. Reed Notice to Subscribers. Jn compliance with strict and urgent orders from headquarters to drop from our roll the names 3 .. of all who are behind in subscrip tion, we are mailing out state* : - ments to every one in arrears so K...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 19 September 1912

Brie! _____7' Local Items Brief Mention of Local and Personal Happenings of The Week. I'RANKLNTON, LA, SII'Tr. 19,1912 John Pigott of Flowers, Miss., entered High School here Mon day. Willis Corkern we are sorry to learn has been quite ill this past week, Mrs. W. P. Mlinckler is spend. ing the week in the Crescent City. Free reading privilege is given to patrons who occupy the tables in the refreshment department of Peoples Drug Co, Mrs, W. J. Wills, after a fort night's visit in the Dobson home, returned to Jamestown Friday. Mrs. J. A. Lindell returned Friday night from a two weeks' visit with her sister in New Or leans. Mrs. O. D. Richardson and little Geraldine, of Sunny Hill were guests in the Carter home this week. W. A. Doremus is taking or ders for the Ideal Steam Cooker which all housekeepers ought. to use. Ye editor can heartily rec ommend this stove. M. W. Ott left Tuesday after noon for a business trip to Chicago, expecting to be absent about ten days. NOTICE- By order of...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Era-leader. — 19 September 1912

Proceediugs ot Parish Board of h School Directors. Franklinton, La., Aug. 26, 1912. The Parish Board of Directors met on. above date and there be ing a quorum present. the presi dent called the meeting to order. The following petition from Stony Point School District No. 7 was considered. To the Honorable President and Members of the Parish Board of School Directors of the Parish of Washington, Louisiana. The petition of the undersigned property taxpayers of School Dis trict No. 7 of the Parish of Wash ington, State of Louisiana as created and defined by a resolu tion of the Board of School Di. rectors of said Parish, passed on the 4th day of April, 1912, and being and constituting one fourth of the property tax-payers eligilble to vote at such election, respectfully pray that your Hon orable Body, acting within and under the authority of the Consti tution and Laws of Louisiana, do order that a special election be held, in the manner required by law for the purpose of determip ing w...

Publication Title: Era-Leader, The
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Louisiana, United States
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