TIlE ,AIIER-L E iOCRAT.
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY A'
LAKE PROVIDDENC. LA.
JAMES N. ?TRNt.
Plblbber aeld ProprtetOr. '
qUBSCRfIPTION: $200 MER YEAR.
Saturday, June 18, 1898.
The total amount appropriated and
asked for to date to carry on the
war, is $312.285,000.
The President continues to grind
out appointments in the army, and
mnen are receiving commissions who
sever saw a company drilled.
Adams Kellogg, a prominent and
wealthy planter of Madison parish,
died at the Carroll Hotel in Vicks
burg, on Monday evening last.
Bunkie, La., a place not the size
of Lake Providence, organized a
bank last week, with a capital of $50,
000. Twenty thousand dollars of the
stock was taken immediately.
Shreveport has adopted an ordi
nance prohibiting children under 16
years of age from appearing on the
streets after 9 o'clock at night, un
less accompanied by their parents.
The home pleasure resorts of the
United States will be benefited by
the war, and the $50,000,000 spent
annually in foreign countries, espec
ially in France, will be sadly missed.
Nellie Grant Sartoris will be mar
tied to General Henry Kyd Douglass,
of Maryland in the fall. Gen. Doug
lass was a brave Confederate soldier,
and was on Stonewall Jackson's
It costs to transport troops. Un
ele Sam had to reach down in his
britches pocket the other day for
$16,011.30 for transportation of a
regiment of troops from Nashville,
Tenn., to Washington, D. C.
Candidates for railroad commis
sioners are coming forward every
day; but so far none have announc
ed themselves through thE paper.
Until they do, and plank down the
nuggets they will remain in the back
The first military expedition, con
sisting of 778 officers and 14,564
men, left Key West on Monday,
bound for Searo Zachero bay, 9
miles west of Santiago. The trans
ports were asoompanied by sixteen
warships, and expected to make the
trip by Thursday.
Gov. Murphy J. Foster has na4
Associate Justice L. B. Watkins to
euoceed himself upon the Supreme
Bench, his new term being for
twelve years from March last. His
opponents were Attorney General
Cuaningham and ex-Senator 0. 0.
Provoaty of Point Coupee. The re
appointment of Justice Watkins gives
satisfaction to the entire State.
The three battleelhps, Iowa, Mas
-achusptts and Oregon, are the most
!Awerful arred and armored ships
In the world. The first class bat
tleship, "Massuobhusetts," besides
her two main engines of over 10,000
horse power, has 86 auxiliary engines.
The other first class battle-ships,
" Indiana," "Oregon" and "Iowa,"
have similar power. The Iowa is
the fastest of the four, and better
sea-goiog than say of them. Her
speed is 17.1 knots.
Sofarin tLh,rar with Spain, South
ecr boys in thi savy have shown the
stuff that the vse made of, and they
have been eat em o everytime where
it has taken pleku and courage. It
was Lient. Anderson of the Marble
fIead at Cienfuego, whe under a fire
el the land batteries, cut the cable.
Bravte Worthy ldley of the torpedo
beoat Winslow, was killed while run
ning his boat into the harbor for the
purFp" of drawing the fire of the
shore batieries and locating them.
And the greatest of all the acts of
bravery and heroism, was Lient.
Hobsor in taking the Merrimsae into
the harbor of Santiago under a heavy
ire and blowing her up.
MeHenry, where several eases of
yellow fever are reported, is a small
town ii BHarrison county, Miss., near
*ulfportand located on the Gulf &
Ship Ilam Railroad. Ilis about 25
miles f:om the nearest point on the
soast. All the coast towns are quar
erpted agalstt it. A cordon of
-gatds has been stationed around the
.tow., ad will prevent communica
ti'e with outside world, and with
ebsh a strk ] quarantine we do not
e.e tLh It will spirad. The
SJ vu.,p leid at Mealtnry last year,
wnes several deaths there.
Bcl4 aye that the peo
II4f s7 antagotised tbe pol
% winter, and
Specials from the Times-Demoerat.
The expedition to Santiago. under
the cammand of Gen.Shafter, did not
leave until Tesday, due to defects and
deficiencies discovered only at the last
moment. The trouble is variously at
tributed to the captains of transports,
to the pilots and to the failure of the
government to make proper arrange
ments. The expedition will make a
A campaign against Havana has been
definitely agreed upon, under Gen. Lee.
The expedition of Lieut. Blue to San
tiago harbor has proved that Cervera's
entire feet is there.
The marines in Guantanama Bay
have had to keep up an almost con
stant filing. Several have been killed
It is charged that the Spaniards
mutilated the bodies of the American
marines killed in the fight ndr Guanta
Montejo attributes the loss of the
Phillipines to the home government of
Spain, which failed to supply him with
ships and torpedoes when he demanded
The Spanish Cadiz fleet has been
found unfit for service. It cannot
cross the Atlantic or sail further than
The second Manila expedition, 3000
strong, sailed on Wednesday.
The Spaniards in Manila are anxious
to have Dewey take possession of the
city, fearing a massacre if the insurg
ents capture the town.
Starvation is claiming many victims
in Havana, and the entire food supply
of the city will be exhausted in a
The Spaniards fear an invasion of I
Spain by the Americans, and several
of the posts have been asked to provide
for mining their harbors.
Brussels, like Paris, has refused
finaneial assistance to Spain.
Great Britain has informed Seoretary
of State Day that the powers will in
sist upon Spain's accepting peace as
soon as Cuba is captured.
GRAND JURY REPORT.
To the Hon. F. F. Montgomery, Judge 7th
District Court, for the Parish of East
We, your Grand Jury, duly empan
neled, having completed our labor,
herewith submit our report.
We have examined torty cases and b
found twenty-three true bills. o
We have examined Sheriff's books P
and found them in perfect order. b
We have examined jail and clerk's e
office end find both in good condition. (
We heartily recommend that some
repairs be made on court room and a
We have been requested to recome.
mend that some steps be taken to rid t
the town and community of Elder r
Shorty and Squire Jackson, who are *
crazy and a public nuisance.
We now respectfully ask to be dis- u
J. C. MURPHY, Foreman.
Providence, La., June 10, 1898. d
SUPREME COURT DECISION. e
By Chief Justice Nicholls: No. 12,840
-Benton & Milliken vs. G. W. Senteil j
et al.-Appeal from seventh judicial
district court for the parish of East
Carroll. Judgment appealed from
be amended to decreeing the Glen
Mary plantation to belong to the par
ties to this suit in the proportions as
follows: To Benton & Millikin, eleven
twentieths. and Mrs. 8. K. Barber, t
four-twentieths. It is further order
and adjudged and decreed that the
said judgment be amended by order.
ing the costs below to be paid by the
respective parties according to their re
spective interests and that as amended
the judgment appealed from is affirm- 1
ed, costs of appeal to be borne by the ,
parties according to their respective
Dr. Cady's Condition Powders,
are just what a horse needs when in
bad conditions Tonic, blood purifier I
a01( vermifuge. They are not food t
but medicine and ~tbe best In use to c
put a horse in prime condition. Price
25 cents per package. For sale by
Guenard's drug store.
TIn accordance with section o. 5 of Arti
ele 197 of the Constitutlon of I80, the reg
istratloo books of East Carroll parish, are
now open and will be kept open at the
clerk's office up to July 19th, (a8nnday'sa
and legal holidays exeepted), and there
after st the followlng polling places
thronghout the parish on the following
days and dates:
Panola Store, Wednesday, July
Robertdale Store, Thursday, July (
Nioholeon's Store, Tuemay, July ,
Atherton Store, Wednesday, July 8
Monticello, Wednesday, August
I will then return to my ome ina the town
of Providence for the purpose of register
Ing all persons who are entitled to register
under the provisions of section 5 of article
197 of the new Constitution of lh58.
W. C. MeRAE.
Assessor and ex-O.eto Registrar.
8tate of Louisiana. parish of East Carroll, P
0th Ward Joustice Court, .
Stewart Bro's. & Co., vs. i. N. Ward-No.
I. B. Fass vs. E. N. Ward-No. 43.
By virtue of a writ ofl fa to me directed
by the lon. Fifth Ward Justice Court, in
the above entitled cause, I will proceed to a
sell at pubiie auction at the door of the a
Fifth Ward JustLice Court, in the pariah of t
East Carroll, La., ot~,
Saturday thetnd day of 4ply, 1808,
bctween the hburs 'prscrlih by law. all
the right, title and leterest of i, N. Ward
In atd to the following de erty,
81x Oxen, selsed in the bovltas. d
Terms of salo-cash aesordYIg to appraise- I
Constable iltta Ward.
Proyldeace, La., June 18,, o
Succession _N otice.
Notice is hereby given that P. D. quays
has applied to be appoiated admialetrator
of the succession of Marti Browu, dee'd. '
If no oppositga be made within 10 days he tl
will be appointed asu prayed ar.
Done and signed this 17th day of July,
1806. F. F. MONTGOMIERT,
Judge 7th Jad. 1l.
J. 5. GUlrxAnD, Cler1 7th Jud. Dia. Court. F
Lake Providence, 4., June 1T, 1888.
DTo cure aggd in one day: tabk - p
ative B Lrool' Quinine Tablets.All 4
Druggists refund the money if it bale 2
to ecure. 25c.
Pavieg completed the listieg and having
estimated the values of all real and person
al property in the parish in aeeordance
with law. notice is hereby gven that my
lists will remain open for inspection and
orn etien at my ofice for a period of _l
days, beginning on the 18th d.ay of Jne
1856. W.O. MCRAEL
Assessor East Carroll Parish,
Lake Providence, La., June 11, 1898.
Purina Feed, Hay,
Corn and Oats at
Firt class harticulturist, florist and gard.
aer, wishes a position. Will work by the
Lake Providenee, La., June 18, 1898.
The DeLaunay property on Levee street.
For terms, apply to
Lake Providence, La.. June 4. 1898.
I have a fine Durock Red Jersey boar,
from the Amos Harris stock farm of Ken
tucky that I will sell or swap.
J. 8. MILLIKIN.
Lake Providence. La., June 4. 188.
Having secured the assistance of Mr. J.
M. Hogan, a first class barber, I am now
prepared to meet all requirements in my
busineass, and respectfully solicit the public
patronage. Make a specialty of ladies' and
children's bair dressing; will call at resi
dence if required. Razors and shears
sharpened at; moderate prices. Hot and
. E, MAGEE.
Providence, La., June 4, 1898.
STATE TAX SALE 0?
STATE OF LOUISIANA VS. DE
Pariah of East arroll.
BY virtue of the authority vested in me
by the Constitution and Laws of the State
of Louisiana, 1 will proceed to sell at the
principal door of the Court, house in which
the Civil District Court of said parish is
held, within the legal hours for Judicial
Sales, beginning at eleven o'clock a. m.,
ON SATURDAY THE 25th DAY OF
and continuing on each succeeding days
until said sies are completed all immovable
property on which taxes are now due to
the State of Louisiana, the 5th Louisiana
Levee District, anul the parish of East Car
roll to enforce the collection of taxes as
sessed tor .be v~nrs 189't, 1893, 1894, 1895.
1896 and ,~7 together with all Interest
from date of maturity as prescribed by law
until payment of said taxes, cost and fees
at the rate of 2 per cent per month until
paid and all costs. The names of said de
linquent tax-payers, the amount of taxes
due by eacb on the assessment of sald years,
and the immovable property assessed to
each to be offered for sale, as follows, to
Estate of E. J. Delony
McNeal place. 410 acres. Being un
divided ofw)ofne , a of a w
and se } of sec 3 all of see 10, and n
w} ofsw 1ofseell. t20, nr 11, e.
Taxes 1897, $37.13.
Heirs W. 8. Owen.
Owenton, 184 acres. Being lot 2' of
the partition of the succession of Mrs.
Lacey Own. Recorded in Notarial
Book "'S." folio 4 of the Recorder's
office of this parish.
Taxes 1897, $27.30.
Ashton plantation, 1800 acres. Being
lots or fractional sections 1, 2, 3, 4, 6
and 6; all of section 8 lying east of
Bayou Macon and all of sections 9 and
10 of t 28, n r 12, e.
Taxes 1897. $216.10.
Citizens Bank of N. O. La.
Scott plantation, 1680 acres. Being
the w . of see 16; all see 17 lying east
of Bayou Macon; ea sec and ea of s w
Ssee 20 andwi ofsec 21 oft23, nr
Taxes 1892, $103.82; taxes 1893.
$105.84; taxes 1894, $105.00; taxes
1896, $1248a2; taxes 1896, $126.00;
taxes 1897, $126.00.
Estate E. C. Jackson.
Wild lands, 140 acres. Being the wi
of a w i and lots 9 and 10 of sec 29, t
19, nr l, e.
Taxes 1897, $10.56.
Westland plantation, 56684 acres Be
ing sections 19, 80, 32, 33 and 34, and
ne of sec 27 of 0t 20, nr 12, e., and
the e ofthe ea sec6; ei of ne of
sec 7; sections 4 and 5, n j and s e i
sec 9; w | of sections 8 and 10, t 19, n
r 12, e.
Taxes 1897, $418.95.
Estate I. L. Manning.
Wild lands, 150 acres. Being the w i
of see 12, t 20, n r 12, e.
Taxes 1897, $12.10.
Estate E. J. McMillen.
Elton plantation, 140 acres. Being
bounded north by upper Elton, east
by the Mississippi river, west by Eyre
plantation and south by the Allright
Taxes 1q97, $13 25.
Estate E. J; McMillen.
Eyrie plantation, 886 acres. Being
a part of the origpal Eyrie plantation
and compoied of Lot 1 in the partition
of-said plantation e by order of
Taxes 1897, $117
Pratt. Simmons & Kransanick.
Wild landS, 688 acred, Being an un
dikvided i of sec 21 lying east of Bayou
bacon. All of the n e i of seeo 98, east
f Bayou ]ason. Thei ae- seo and w
)of see 6,. All of sec 26, i~ng south
of Cypress bayou and ntj of seeSi of t
-t, nrll, e.
Taxes 1897, P1.38.
V, 8. & P. Raili Boad.
Wild lands, 120 acres. Being u j of
the nw of sele 16, and nwI of a w
- see 65, t-19,u r 11. e.
Taxep 189, $P.10.'
Foree ph.f*abn,412 aeres. Bela all
ativ l *6l-t4h lsterest in the
plantatlo. o mpoed of lots 1,2, Sa t
t and fraciholal a o de $At soe
J.N. HIL L
t -Straw Hats....
Our line of S TRAW HATS surpass anythisg we sear
attempted before. You do not have to send off for a
d. STRAW HAT this year. WE CAN SUIT YOU.
We received a few days ago a shipment of nearly
FOUR WHOUBf1ND YFlNN.
r, They are going cheap. You can get of us anything you
want-from a one cent Palmeto to the finest imported Silk
' -Dry Goods,. Millinery, Shoes....
It is needless to say how well equipped we are in these
lines. Our stocks are more complete than ever, and our
reputation for selling the BEST CLOTH and the BEST
SHOES in Providence is well established.
iJ.. E BA.sDLr., P. X. BANSDeLL.
President. Seo. & Trea
"Quality, Not Quantity."
THE PROVIDENCE LUMBER COMPANY,
.LAME PROVIDENCE, .LA.
CAPITAL STOCK, -$50,000.
Crypes, Bd Gau, R Wd Oat Wite at h, Sy r R0onh and
Drssed Lumber, Plai and Fancy Heart Cypress Shlnlas,
Box Boards and Barrel Heals.
Estate Sally Vinson.
Force plantation, 112 acres. Being an
undivided 1-5th interest in the Force
plantation, composed of lots 1, 2, 8 and
4 and fractional n w 4 sec and e } of
see 22. and lot 6 sec 28, t 20. n r 11, e.
Taxes 1897, $8.45.
Wright, Branch & McConkling.
Wild-lands. 683 acres. Being an un
divided } of sec 21, east of Bayou Ma
can, and all of the n e } of sec 28 east
of Bayou Macon; e i sec and w I sec
26; all of sec 26 south of Cypress
bayou, n j of sec 6. All in 21, n r
Taxes 1897, $61.48.
On this day of Sale, I will sell such por
tion of said property as each debtor will
point out, and in case the debtor will not
point out sumelent property. I will without
further delay, sell the least:quantity of
said property of any debtor, which any bid
der will buy for the amount of tares, inter
est and costs due by said debtor,
The sale will be without any appraise
ment, for cash in legal tender money of the
United States, and the property sold shall
be redeemable at any time for the space of
one year by paying the price given with 90
per cent penalty and costs added.
J. W. DUNN.
Sherit and Tax Collector parish of East
Providence, La., May 14th 1896.-7t.
Notioe to Mortgage Oredi
EAST CARROLL PARISH.
SBIRIP AND TAXCOLLRCTOaR' OraCL, )
PARIra or EAST CAROLL.,
Lake Providence, La., May 14,80.
In conformity with Section,S, Act 85 of
1888, notice is hereby given to all partles
holding mortgages upon real estate in the
parish of East Carroll on which taxes for
the years 1890, 1898,184, 185, 1896 and 1897,
have not been paid, that I will begin .the
sale of same at the Court House door, on
Saturday, the 25th, dayof June, A. D. 1808
sad that a number of pieces of property so
delinquent are now being advertised In
this newspaper in conformity with the law
preparatory to such sale. The attention of
the mortgage creditors is especially called
to these advertisemeats of tax sales. and
they are warned to take asch steps prior'to
the sale as may be necessary to protect
their rights. .
J. W. DUNN.
Sheriff and ex-oMeco Tax Collector, East
Carroll, parish, La.
Lake ,mro .i - L t
Ksp. onMU4A ai~ Si
Q~ct~a~ ~~l~iJ~l~~f~L-Li~P 4, "04~
IMPROVED SERVICE ON Y. & M. V.
Beginning Sunday. Feb. 27th. the
Yazoo & Mississippi Valley railroad
will run elegant Parlor Cars on its day
trains Nos. 23 and 24 between Memphis
and Vicksburg. A nominal rate for
seats in these cars will be charged.
Train No. 24 will leave Vicksburg at
9:10 a. m. arrives at Memphis at 7:30
p. m., connecting wish the Illinois Cen
tral railroad fast Vestibuled trains for
St. Louis. Chicago, Evansville, Ind..
Louisville and Cincinnati. To all
points mentioned through Sleeping
Cars are operated. EleganttReclining
Cars are run between Memphis and
St. Louis and between Memphis and
Cincinnati, seats in which are free.
See condensed schedule.
Leave Vicksburg 8:30 a. m.
Arrive Memphis 7:30 p. m.
Supper at I. C. dining-room.
Leave Memphis 8:20 p. m.
Arrive St. Louis 7:16 a. m. next day.
) Arrive Chicago 11:16 a. m. next day.
Leave Memphis 8:46 p. m.
Arrive Louisville 7:40 a. m. next day.
ArmveCincinnati 11:40 a.m.next day.
Arrive Washington :.47 a. m. second
Arrive Baltimore 7:60 a. m. second
Arrive Philadelphia 10:16 a.m. second
Arrive New York 12.3 p. m. second
Close connection is made at Louis
r ville and Cincimnati with solid Vesti
buled trains for points east.
Dining car service on connecting
trains from Cincinnati.
For further information and reserva
tion of sleeping car accommodations
call on or write to your station agent
or the undersigned.
A. Q. PEARCE,
C. P. a . A.. Vicksabrg. Miss.
JNO A. SCOTT,
Div'n. Pass'r. Ag't. MImphis, Tenn.
WM. ALFRED KELLOND.
Ass't Gen'l Pass'r. Ag't., Louisville;
A. H. HANSON,
General Passenger Agent, Chioagd, Ill.
Tetter, Sals-Rheum and oenase.L
The intense fllebg and smarting
:ucident to these diseases, is Instantly
allayed by applying Chamberlain's
sad Skin Ointment. Many very
caes have . been permane ly
eurei by it. It itequally efilenit for
iVc tng plies sand a vorite remedy
"ar.core apple, cshpt9 bads, obti
. wst lis e a iAbrea re ore
eyeg S'i perhbex, For stlet neeU
td 4i sg. ter.
spews agi saBasmmee
º sayftha he reesles new
Lake and Levee st.*,
take Proideklnene, La.
GENTS' - FURNISHING - GOODS.
The Fineet Line of Clothing Caro
• roecd in the City. 0
Ladies' Dress Goods,
Hats, Caps, Boots and
and Hunting Coats.
Trunks, Valises and Hand Bags,
CANNOT. BE SURPASSED.
Call on me Before Purchasing Elsewhere.
S. W. GREEN,
Cor. Lake and Church Ste., Lake Providence,
Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
General Merchandise, Groceries and Plantation Supplies.
Wines, Liquors and Cigars. Call before purchasing elsewhere.
A. D. & S. SPENG-LER, AGTS.,
.......... VICSBEIURG, MISS..........
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Stain-work, Interior Finish,
and All Building Material.
Cheapest Place in the South. Write for prices before purchasing elsewhere.
W. B. THOMPSON. P. L. MoCAY.
W. B. Thompson & Co.,
Cotton Factors & Commission Merchants
NO. 808. PERDIDO STREET,
New Orleans, : Louisiana.
S i t | il . . .
SThere is a wrong and a nght way to correct
cqnstipation. The wrong way is the old-style,
S powererful pill, which exhausts the stomach.
Queen & Crescent
The Best Line
North and. mast.
The Summer Tourist's favorite
line via Lookout Mountain.
GEO. HI. SMITH, G. P. A.,
New (rleans, La.
W. STOMS, ASST. G. P. A.,"
New Orleans, rL.
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ISJUeTAB 00OD FOR ADULTS.
WARRANTED. PRICE GO eta.
c;A-Ahna. I1 L..No. D60. ML OB
Paul. Xdto no Co., Bt. uI[.s, l.u.
Gentlemen:- We ae4d las teoc0 botye s o
GROVE'S 'lAhTIL1EL CIIIL ¶I 'lVIC an hhea"
bougbt three sr~ue aireatly tibM yea. In aL Oar ax
pte 1 l b le: o Ythe druga bmoe... have
inevruok an Ptrlulo that vou~ose unlveaakaetb
blUas as yur ITiaml. Ytbu2Ufrudy.
For s.1e at the Guenardl drug store.
Aoe. riock Oompany
Is now asady witth a AIt lot of Brick
for sale for easb.- r PIp*F/o amt the
timnes. Call at o UoesrComipany' No.
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