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THE BANNER-DEMOCRAT L
Saturday, July 3, 1897.
I, K. I;AI:FHIE ,
A . :::,:AT, ILaw.
C F. DIAVIS, t
Ai i;tN:Y -AT LAW,
L.ike i',rovlalence, La.
P. S. STRICKER, MD.,
Fj·f cir. Fhysician, f
('ftee at ('CanmpLci Chaze Drug c
store on Levee street.
Local and Parish News.
.1 tJ rov e in tI s conutinle.
'1'Te ' ees should be cut down.
Cotton cr",!, ,lhoulhd soon be laid by.
:Servit.s it, the Churches to-morrow
No pay rsou should oppose the 5-mill
The i:ict e ':t, weather we ever 1
The town leoiple are enjoying good
Early co:tlrmuuion at the Episcopal
Cie;n; out the weeds from the
The bicycle track is being nicely
M W. \Vtl:er Pittan has a new span
Of hor:.ea .
\'hen l thf: church is divided it is
bounld to fail.
'I he bath hous-e for the ladies has
Several aligators have been seen
lately in the lake.
Col. Qocays and daughter were in
town on Tuesday.
.Judge Montgomery left last week
for Madison parish.
The Board of Aldermen meet on
Vednesday night next.
There will be plenty of corn to sell
in our parish this fall.
Rev. Father Mahe returned Tuesday
rnorning front Madison.
The McGutire store will be finished
in time for the faill trade.
Our pieoplce aiuo silort uianimous in
favor of the railroad tax.
Our nmilitar) boys should take more
iuterest in their company.
We regret to learn that Mr. N. Mur
fee continues il feeble health.
A new bridge across the canal on
C hun rchb st reel, is beir:g built.
Chitckens ere being brought in from
the hilts, and find a ready sale.
• A f.w bundre. bnuhels of peas for
sale by Col. P. D. Quays, Brunette, La.
The town t'as crowded on Saturday
last, but there wai very little business.
A r ilrros I tfor Providence would
Ii clp eVr:i buLci! ie houso ill our town.
'i']4re wo"'e -everal stores that should
aodverti-c, a. .l thercbi increase their
It is tn,; ,:l m tround the court
lh use, a:ad :ie es riil is having all easy
Get '.o:tc 4i:::er w:rod during the
dull ~ti::u;r l;c it can be bought
The dealiiqiueit tax list gets smaller
and tsia'ler tas the day of sale gets
With the building of a failroad
every businets would be greatly stim
K. of P. shouldii attend the regular
ioeting of the lodge on Tuesday
We regret it lhiar of the serious
illness of Capt. Guis Niuimptz at his home
The Mlissi-silppi River Comumissiou
servedl the Tfeik:s district well In the
IDr. an:d Mrs F. Ri. Bernard's young
est child was uthtiteued on Mondlay
by Rev. Mr. M:;ck.
We are glad Ito nnounce the recov
ery ,of Mr. W. II. Fisher, who was very
sick for a)-C:al d(ys.
At least thirty nmembers of the mill
tary company lshould attend the en
calupmeti at Shreveport.
T''he Scho~(l Boiard will meet on
Wednesdiay, when the teachere for the
public ,chools will be selected.
The merchanuts of Providence will
giva. their cil ks the bentfit of the 4th
of July-it (.lnoms on Sunday.
Edlward It:':,iiiei, tile colored res
taiurlalecur, htas opened up nlear the
coruner I I Lect & Fir't streets.
Mr. Ot: I:,h iliamniltou left for New
Oleans on 'uelsd iv miorning to take a
t:uch dcservcd vacation of eight or ten
'Te'i lc;:,antiaon of the Mayor call-.
ing the rilr.rd tax election for the
9th of .\uge:i!st, i published in this
l'rolprietrs f b'ar toonis should see
that m:inor, are kept out of their place
of lhtu ii-;e Th' licw I hv hould be strict
t.V ebforcdil .
Ti'et.diV ',s., put dowlt to be the
i .tv-et day of !ihu sulmler, but it
,., ', -,,: , t u:, to bc any hotter
1;out t 1:, - o, ,le t \reek. "
s. ( . I : and Mr. 1). W. Gil
u.- ,, . , , ,'e igloye d by the
,,,, go tie documeznts
: .':," i, - I : , are mlaking a nice
li. ' " i.:-!cl, who uttettded
Il, . .. .: , , ' .lb ii.tppi Com
raii ,;,' , Yrlk , is returning
hi , . , . We hope that
the t , vp h , ticial to his health.
i ' t 1 :. l'ur, returned from
, , ,-. on Tu,-:da. We are
, , p. * it hle found his soas in
oo, Lc.u, ,.: that Moreau had
.,. ·I :, i .: ioin \tili an ecigineer
'apit. \V. . ibruwn itformed uts on
Thur ,iay l hat, his district, from the
Arikasun: t;le to iledford's in Madison
pIarish, had received $234,000. of the
alit tnunt. Mlr. Brownv would like to
jiave morel but he thinke that he can
jU!! thrunh wlth tids amount.
Mrs. J. WV. Dunn returned from
Lake Charlesou Saturday last, where to
she was called by the serious illness of of
her brother, Mr. 'helps Roberts. Yc o
are glad to learn that she left him in
much better. di
The ball given on Monday night by hi
the young men of our town was a
nice affair. It was very hot weather
to "trip the light fantastic," but it
seems never to get too hot for the
young folks of Providence. g
Let not a man talk against any en- .
terprise that is likely to come to his ,
towu. It is little to do so. Be more b
public spirited than to put a damper a
on any enterprise. Do this and you a
will be thought more of.
We received on Monday last from t
Col. P. D. Quays of Brunette, the first 11
cotton boll we have seen this season, u
and no doubt it is among the very few t
Iu the parish. Col. Quays has .a fine b
crop and we wish him a big harvest. b
On Saturday last a colored youth
was overcome by the extreme heat and
fell in the store of Mr. T. J. Powell.
It took fully half an hour of hard work r
to save hitm, and he can thank Mr.
Powell that he is living to-day.
Misses Daisy and Ida Oldfield, the t
accomplished daughters of Mr. and o
Mrs. J. G. Oldfield, who haye been at- c
tending St. Fraucis Xavier's Academy t
at Vicksburg, returned home yester- a
day morning. Both young ladies are
accomplished in art.
The Yazoo & Missippi Valley R. c
R., will hereafter sell tickets each Sun
day to all local points on its line with
in 127 miles of the selling station, from
which the round trip can be begun be
fore midnight on the day of sale, at t
the one fare rate for round trip.
A gentleman asked us the other day
if we had any idea how many pianos
and watches were on the assessment
roll, and whether or not the assessor
had made it a point to place the large
number of these things on the rolls.
We referred him to Mr. McRae, the
The Laudsworth Bros. whe conduct
ed a store in Bunch's Bend for the past
few years, have moved to our town 4
and can be found at the old stand of
Mr. W. C. McRae, corner Levee and
First streets, with a large assortment
of goods, just purchased In Chicago
and other Northern markets.
It Is a fact that the best towns and
the most progressive towns in Louis
lana are those that offer inducements
to railroad eutgrprises, and our citi
zens should remember this. We must
I have a railroad, and the way to get it
' is to offer inducements inu the way ofa
tax, right of way and donations.
It has been now nearly a month
t since our town election took place, and
we have not heard or seen where the
commnissions have been issued. We
hcpe that the commissions will arrive
by tihe regular meeting night of the
r board, next Wednesday, so that the
1 new ollicers can take charge of their
Mr. M. B. Deesou and bride arrived
Monday from Memphis. Our friend
,r Deeson stole a march on his many
y friends by taking unto himselfa better
half and dropping in on them at his
Sold home. 1Ie has been receiving con
gratulations, and the B..D.j oines in ex
n tending to him and his bride joy, hap
e piness and prosperity.
WV. R. Smith's College, Lexington,
Ky., is where hundreds of clerks,
farmer boys and others have invested
$90 for tuition and board for an edu
Scation and are now getting $'000 and
over a year. Read ad. and keep this
notice for reference. Remember in
order that your letters mgy reach this
college to address only W. R. SMITH,
SOu Monday we took a ride down nlu
Winterfield with our friend Hlugh
Montgomery, who is managing the
large planting interests of lion. J. E.
SRantsdell. The crops are somewhat
small on account of the extreme cold
Snights of a few weeks ago, but they
Sare clean and the plant growing fast.
The corn crops never looked better
and there will be enough made to
From the catalogue of the Weseleyan
eFemale College of Macon, Georgia,
we notice that Miss Emnma, the accom
plished daughter of Dr. and Mrs. W.
D. Bell, who graduated at the last
I session of this school, has been selected
as one of the teachers and will teach
Higher Mathematic, Algebra and
'Plane Geometry. The many admirers
of Miss Enimma congratulate her upon
Sher appointment as a teacher In this
famous old school, who hope that she
Swill continue hier advancement.
lIon. E. J. lamley, sheriff J. W.
Dunu, Mr. Phil McGuire and Mr. Jas.
S. Milliknlu left for West Carrollparish
' Tuesday morning on railroad business.
i '!'hese gentlemen presented to the citli
a ens of our sister parish the benefits to
r be derived from a railroad running
through their parish, and that it could
u be securred if they would only vote a
e 5-mill tax for ten years in aid of the
! enterprise. We learn from the gentle
e men who made the trip that they met
i iwith a hearty welcome, and were
assured that the tax would be voted.
Col. W. L. Stevens, assistant Adju
tant Getteral, and Capt. J. A. Herbert, U
of Baton Rouge, arrived in our town
on military matters on Sunday morn
ing last and remained until the next
day, when they left for the Capitol
City. The gentlemen were given a
hearty welcome by the boys and on
Situday evening met the company
at their armory and explained to them
the importances of keeping up their or
ganization and attending the encatnp
ment at Shreveport on August 9th.
lie told them that "the encampment
would last eight days, and there would
be nine or ten companies in attend.
ance, representing a total of about 450
men and officers. The programme
will prove a most instructive and at
tractive one, and will consist of regi
mental drills, dress parades, Gover
nor's review, field days and sham bat
ties. Prizes have been offered for the
best drilled soldier, and also to the
best drilled company."
Extensive preparations have been
made, and the encampment will no
doubt prove a great success. The rail
roads have agreed to give greatly re
duced rates, and large crowds are ex
pected to attend.
We hope that Company C. will at
tend the encampment. The boys need
an outing and there is no better way
of having a pleasant time than coming
together once a year and getting
We did not know that we had peo
ple in our community so low and
contemptible as to desecrate a place of
worshp, and we hope that the person
or persons who entered the Methodist
Church one night this week will be
found out and punished. We learn
that strong suspicion points to a cer
tain individual, and if enough of evi
dence ca4 be secured, he will be
tLOW ROUND TRIP RATES IA THIE
YAZOO & MISS. VALLEY R. R.
For the Internatlional Convention
Baptist Young People of America, at
Chattanooga, Tenn.,.July 15th to 18th
the Y. & M. V. R. t. will sell tickets
from Vicksburg to Chattanoogo and
return, July 13, 14 and 15, with final
return limit July 21st, at the low rate
of $13.05. An extension of the limit
of your ticket to August 15th may be
had if desired.
Miss Laura Morgan has gone to
0 Shreveport to spend the summer with
Mrs. A. G. Campbell left by the
Leathers Tuesday evening for Vidalia,
where she will spend the summer with
Miss Ada lious, who has been at
tending school in Washington, D. C.,
t returned Tuesday to spend the vaca
aion at home.
flow long will the stack of hand
h bars remain on the levee? The levee
d board, or its representative, should see
that they are removed before they are
C all stolen.
The bicycle club number about
twenty-five, and we suggest that in the
near future that the club have a dress
l parade. It would look nice and at
The brick work was commenced
d Monday morning on the store build
d ing of Mr. Phil McGuire. It will be
one of the finest buildings in town
'y when completed.
is Welcarn that the roads along the
levee leading to the second ward are
in a very bad condition, and that the
Sroad overseers should pay some atten
1'- tion to the matter.
Misses Ethel and Joe May Egelly
, left on Saturday last to visit friends in
, Tallulah. Both are popular young
Id ladies, and we know that the)y will
haye a pleasant visit.
d Misses Belle and Irene Hlarris, two
is charming young ladies of Edrlwards,
n Miss., cousine of Mrs. M. A. Moore,
is arrived ou Friday last to spend the
summer with Mrs. Moore.
The rates to the Nashville Exposi
tion over the Y. & M. V. R. R., are
very low. If you contemplate taking
in the big show, call on Mr. W. D.
Brent, city ticket agent, Vicksburg.
0 HOT WEATHEZ.G.R
CIHEVIOT SACK StITS,
it. HOMESPUN SACK SUITS,
r WORSTED SACK SUITS,
SLINEN SACK SUITS,
LINEN CRASIH SUITS,
n SERGE COATS AND VESTS,
, SEERSUCKER COAT AND VESTS,
SFANCY LINEN PANTS,
LINEN CtASII PANTS,
d WHIIITE DUCK PANTS,
STIHIN, COOL UNDERWEAR.
1l Money back if not suited.
r Mail orders receive prompt atteu
Is WARNER & SEARLES CO.,
e Vicksburg, Miss.
h Offers its patrons for the Ath of
1 July bow ates of Fare from
to Vll VIcSBURG STATIO2I
I to all Stations on its line within
i 1200 miles.
le Ticketson sale July ~d, 3d and 4th'(aleo
on tie 6th to such stations as may be
t reached on this date), good to return unfit
r July 6th. iaelusivc. For Speatl BRates,
STickets, etc.. call on your Local Y. a N. V.
Id. i R. tickt ageS...
Although we are having a big run on our Ladies'
Colored Oxfords, we are still prepared to give you
ANY SIZE, VWIDTII, TOE ~nfl( COLORI, wanted.
This special line of Oxfords at ........................
$2.00 and 2.50
are stylish, durable and fit like a glove.
r We have cheaper ones if you want themC-all
the way from 50cts up.
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W. N. WITE, AGT.,
S Lake Providence, La.
The Vicksburg Tailoring Company,
Ma2 0es B.uits to Ordcer for
*1 , a. * CO, _ $22, . 82 .
'PANTS TO ORDER FROM $4 UP. BEST OF WORKMANSHIP.
.Three thousand different patterns to select from. We handle no ready made
- othing. VICKSBURG TAILORING CO..
226 South Washington St., Vicksburg, Miss
M. A. HALE, I'roprietor. E..A. IALE, Manager.
ST. J. Powell,
it Le c e St ret, iake Proovclenco, Lou siauan,
Is ... DEALER IN....
I Fine Clothling, EHats, Caps,
and Gente' Furnishing Goods, Tranks and Valises. Ladies',
Misses, Chtidren's and Men's Shoes. Oveorshoes for alL Orooer
ies and Plantation suppliesa
e 1 ~(Ol~~ r~~~C~~W1~~b
Mr. John Williams has pulled down
his undertaking shop on the levee and
will erect .it some distance back of
where it stood.
Mayor's Office, Town'of Providence, La.,
June 28, 1S97.--In accordance with act No.
153 of the actepf the General Assembly of
the State of Louisiana, approved July 12th.
1894. and the authority vested in me by
the Board of Aldermen of town of Provi
dence by ordinance adopted by them on
June 21,1897, L Edward J. Hamley, Mayor
of said town, do issue this, my proclama
tion. hereby ordering and decreeing that
an election be held in said town on Monday
the 9th day of August, 1897, for the pur
pose of summitting to the property tax-pay
ers residing withing the corporate limits
the levying of a special tax of 5 mills on the
dollar :or the term of ten years upon
all property, both real and perbon~. in aid
of the Lake Providence and Western Rail
way Co., or its successors, for the building
of a railroad from Lake Providence running
west to Bayou Macon or further through
the parish of West Carroll. Said tax to be
collectille upon the completion of said
railroad, or in such manner as may be here
Thepolls will be opened at the court
house and remain open within the hours
prescribed by law, and be conducted in the
same manner as state elections.
None but property tax payers and the
duly authorized agents of men residents
owning property within the corporate lim
its of said town will be permitted to vote,
the authority of representatives of non
residents to be credenced by power of at
torney from their principals.
Given under my band and official seal of
the town of Providence, La., this 28th day
of June, 1897.
E. J. HAMLEY, Mayor.
CHAS. R. EGELLY,Secretary.
July 3d, 1897.
aamWILBUR R. SlMITH, 1
- ror crlrlar5 O.Cd faos and reio -
CO EIAL GCLLEB E OF KY. MIERSITY
Awardl 1Win dl 1 WoIr'W LU'nal n.
A to tbooesas of graduates in positions.
oUl WitV W Umne (cmrse, fncluding Tui
I!b Kentucky Unweisty Diploma, under sueZ.
WI lSS!tr iII 5,L frgX If daeir ý
via the Yazoo and
Railroaa to the
AND INTERNATIONAL EXPOSITION
Fqr the above occasion Excursion
Tic~ibts will be on sale from Vicksburg
$20.70 to! the round trip. on sale daily
until October 16, good returning until
November 7, 1597.
$15 20 for the round trip, on sale daily
until October 15, 1897. good for return
twenty days from date of sale.
$11.05 for the round trip. on sale
Tuesdays and Thurodays of each week
until October 26, 1897, good for return ten
days from date of sale.
For further particulars, such as routes
and sclhdules, call on the undersigned
I Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad
ticket agent at your staLion.
SW. D. BRENT, C. P'. & T. 4., Vicksburg,
Win. Murray. Div. Pass. Amt., NeOr,'eans.
Jno. A. Scott, Div. Pass. Agent. Memphis.
A. H. HANSON. G. P. A., Chicago.
W. A. KELLONI), A. . P. A. Louisville.
11 U SIC.
The Providence Brass and String Bands
will furnish first class music at reasonable
rates. Headquarters at Jno. W. Cooke's
store. . F. MITCHELL, Leader.
G. 11. Sutton having applied to be ap
pointed administrator of the Successlan of
E manuel Baker, deceased, if no opposition
thereto be made withia 10 days, will be ap
pointed as prayed for.
F . F. MONTGOMERY,
Judge ;th Jud. Dist.
Providencc, La., June "4th 1,J7.
IN THE WORLD.
1897 Columbia Bicycles are made of 5 per cent.. Nickel
Steel Tubing. We control the entire production of this
tubing and use it exclusively in •
STANDARD "OF THE WORLD.
HARTFORDS, $60, 505, $45 .
SECOND ONLY TO COLUMBIAS,
POPK M PIO. CO., Hartford, Conn.
catns..o free from Coamba da lue . ay for md e sio.t s ast .
COMPLETE MODEL OP THE GREAT COLUMBIA FACTORIWE, lithorpa4ed
in coloe, ready to be cut out and built up, affordlfg untmited amusement and Instr-uct
ion to old and young, sent by mail on receipt of five 2-cr.t stamps.
Billiard & Pool Room Parlor,
...LAKE and LEVEE STEET9...
SLake Provridenez7. , ;,Looi 1 iaiita,;
SBILLIARD and POOL TtBLE.
Choicest brands of Wh klea, Brandies, Wines, C gars and To
Sbacco. Keep on hand; Live Oak, pure Rye; Memphis Club, .o
Spurc Rye; L T. Rippey, ex orted and reimported; J. E. Pepper,
hand-made sour maEh luurbcn Jockey Club, baxndzade cour -
pure Rye; Belchneod, pure Rye. -
Case Goods, full quarts--Old liouri.on, 20 years id; W. 11. .. ,
McBrayer, Old Taylor, the cream of Irish whiskey in jugs, iun
ported; Windson Club 1880. Tbls is the choicest and must eelect
Etoek of this class of goods ever brought to this market No ex
tra charse for jiag
Anheuser-Busch Keg Beer, '` I
CITY DRUG STORE.
CAMPBELL & (3IHAZE, Prop's.'
LEVEE STREET, LAKE PROVIDE.NCE, LA..
Dirug. Medic.X- es at nd CnTic icmiils,
PE'ancy and Tý1ilt Artile s,
plones, E'ruIWea aud Perfuz1nr
Paittw, Oils and. Trarnishea.
g'Physicians prescriptions carefully copunded at at all ours, da
or night, by a registered I'harmacist.
McGUIRE'S SAW MILL AND GINNERY.
----LAKE 'GROV IDENCE, LA--"
.I am now prepared to till all orders for
CYPRESS, ASH A.ND OAK -Lumber,. **
in a prom pt and satisfactory manner at lowest prices for CASH. (Get n~y
prices before purchasing elsew he re. No luber is shipped from my ni. .
My Cotton Gin is the complete Monger system, and my gmtuigerateas
are very low. -:.
BAli beral share of the public patro'nge is solicited.
Guer nard Drug Store.
LAKE S'i'REET, LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA. .
" 3. e . O-e U rdG.AXoo, tra Ocprieta~cr -
A OGenera Assortment - of Pure
'3- Fresh Druge Alow'ys on and.
Filling Prescriptiona a specialty by an experienced and duly
Paiziters Supplies ofall rza.
Toilet and Fancy Articles. Pure Candies.
Landreth's Garden Seed.
SLAKE PROVIDEINCE, - . LOUJlsIANl,(
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