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GrndDl t te Fai ir ~roundls Sepether SW'
We want everybody in the parish to come to town
on this day. Bring your wife and children. There is
going to be a big time at the Fair Grounds. A match
game of ball between Old River and Soft Tar, horse,
racing &c., and remember to do your trading at the
BIG GROCERY HOUSE of I
MAGUIRE & SCHNEIDER.
Saturday, August 25, 1900,
J. I. I DELrL, WV It. ~IONTGOMERY
'. X. UANsELL. Notary Public
- Insurance Agent.
Attorneys at Law
Real Estate Agents,
Lake Providence, La.
tILL PRACTICE IN TtHE COURTS OF A
EAST CAIroLL. Wr.EST CARROLL AND a
MADI)fSON PARIMI.ES, AND THE STATE I
Clifton F. Davis,
Atty-a t-T..aTw t
Rteall EstItate Agt.,
Lake Providence, La.
HAVING JUST FINISHIIED A COMPIETE bQ
ABSTRA(T ()F ALL "I"E LANDs IN EAST O'
UARHROILL.. I AM I'PIEI'AREI) TO FU'RNIS
ABSTACTS OF TITL}ES ON SHORT NOTICE,
E. WAYLES BROWNE, de
STENOG(RAPIHER AND NOTARY PUBLIC. I
W. ). BELL, W. B. PIERCE. BRI
DOCTORS BELL AND PIERCE, the
Our office is located in the otlice for. Job
mally oecll)pied by Hon. C. S. Wyly. Bla
Dr. Pierce's residence. The Egelly two
The river continues to fall and it is o
______--- _ tenir
now very low. orgal
East Carroll's first bale has not dar.
turned up yet. presid
See Purdy & Son's bay notice ino ery
another column. houl
All $1.50 shirt waists are going at from.
$1.00 at Ilill Bro's.
There were no boat out from Vicks- Rigl
burg last Saturday. Bishop
The weather continues to be the Col. W
cotton making kind. visit L
Whoopee, but its as hot ae-welli die of
hot, that's all about it. many I
The falling river does not show any be deli1
change along the front. heredu
The 28th day of August, and the Cong
summer Is almost over.
During this summer there has been "Roua"
but one or two disagreeably hot nights.
A large amount of ash wood if be- will be I
ing hauled to town daily at $2.00 a
I)eVoe's weather forecast for Sep. neold b
tember is published in another col- near
um. A big
The time is fast drawing nigh when arranged
the public schools will open their ses- son and
Cotton picking will soon open ip, three gar
i and the money will commence to cir- of $200 a
The Epworthb League meets everl in town
Sunday evening at the Methodist ond
There Is a great deal of cotton opeu. We ut
but it is entirely too hot to do any Dewey a
Spicking. and Bend
Cotton picking is near at hand. and three wee
the loafers should be made to take to back to
the fielde. Vckbur
Nice rains fell in parte of the parish steamboat
at the close of last week that will help Ithe Cumna
The street sprinkler bhe been doing wish them
good work this week, it it was only The foil
one block. appointed
Ice was a scarce article in town as member
Monday. It was not the fault of the East Carr
Ice houses. . Benjamin,
There is going to be a first class H. Schueid
time at the fair grounds on the 5tb of kin, Jas. B
as soon as
Mr. R. J. Burney and Miss Pearl re- new board
turned last Saturday evening front We believe
'New Orleans. e believe
There Is a rumor that there will be these get
more than one marriage to take place faction.
In the early fall. Court adj
The dust ruins more goods in the lug after a
stores than the amount paid out for As will be a
sprinkling the streets. loge publies
There is talk of a brick building be. large numb,
log erected next to the Lake View of, and we
SHotel at an early day.
The town was crowded last Satur- been uutric
day, and there was a good business the next te
done by our merchants. the et ter
Services at the Episcopal Church to. with nothi.
morrow morning at 11 o'clock and at Patch of all
3 o'clock in the evenaing. The cott,
The fish are biting as fast as you wouderfully
nau bait your book, but they are not month, and
it to eat thbls warm weather. the blues of
The action of the Police Jury on ago, and w
rueaday will be approved by nearly with depai
,very tax-payer in the parish. with depir
make as m
It will se* be time for our friends
rho are osver i Pails enjoying the more; that
ights, to be returnIng home. brlhler th
There does not seem to be a to see them
3eehau4o In town who Is lafing. ean only be
his is 4 good siga of prosperity. fectly usatisfc
The mercury has been up to the top It i. an act
r week, but so Ifar this summer it stores were 1,
not quite reached the hundred sprinkling th,
places of bus
CRAT. To cure n cold in one day take
xaise fr Quiniet . All druggists
retldc the Iotitney if it tails to cure
1900, 2.,,s w .(roves signature a oi
ea,'h box. Sold at Guenard's drug
ry Public There were a large Iturtier of per
and sns fined for different ofl;'nces at the
sdell teri of court j.closed,but ner iy
every one of them psid lheir tines.
1We believe there are about onlyS four
,law who failed to pay up and had to go to
The boys of the second ward bad a
rents, big dinner last Sunday. A large
La, rttliber of their friends from town c
went down, and all report having had
OUORTS o0 a p)leasant time. The boys of the
ROLL AND s'co)ld ward do not do things by the
IIE STATE halveis.
Mr. J. W. Iittlean returned from '
St. Louis oni Saturday last via Green. Iol
IS le, , lle. lie say St. Louis is the hottest
S place he ever wa4 il, aind if it was not th
' for ihe elie ric fanis that a fellow can WI
get uear to, they would soon give'up ho
St h, e gho st.
The steeater Delta now leaves Vicks- I tri
OMIPLETE burg every Saturday morning at 9 ter
IN EAST o'clock, which will be founid a great 17"b
FURNISU convenience to the travelintg public. Ire
Thlis will make the boat pass I'rovi- til
, denuce the same evening between 7 to
and 9 o'clock, and
PUBLIC' Deputy Shter"itl ). W. .Gjln)our left leas
ERCE. Baton RIouge with three prisoners for tdii
tCE the petiltetftary. 'they were Henry few
lic Johnson, sentenced for life. ant Bud B read
Vyly. Black and Andy Ward, sentenced to they
Egelly two years each. it.
We heardl that a contractor Psent stO
down to Vicksburg for 40 feet of gut- stop
tering, expecting to save about 5-celtsl lTb
on it, when it cost bim more than if ward
Milli. he bad gotten it trom his home liner. tion
This is about as short a thing as we sever
court have heard of for sotnetirne. from
The East Carroll Planters' Club was pistol
d t is organized at the court house on Tues- reng
day. Capt. R N. Rlea was elected grega
eot president and Mr. F. T. Constant sec- a thin
retary. Every planter in the parish and a
ice tn should he a member of this. orgauiza. ill bi
tion. Much benefit will be derived nexo t
g at from it. kpow
icks. Right Rev. I)avis Sessums, D. D., picnics
Bishop of Lioisiana, has written to rorizint
the Col. W. 11. Benjamin that he would stop to
visit Lake Providence about the mitd
'11 its die of September. The Bishop has enpr.
many friends and adntirers who willJ iemnp
any be delighted to learn that he will visit beveral
hereduring next ionth. several
the Congrossnman Ransdell has plirchas- Inent w
ed a new Munger gin ountit for his that he
en "Rous" place down on 'l'entas. fI his cond
passed through town on Monday, anid this, and
be- will be put tup immediately. Ilis large be mic
planting interests demand that tie Frank M
should have a large and improved gin treatmet
col- near as possible to his places. a little
A big match game of ball has beern weeks It
en arranged to take place between Madi. A neg
es- son and East Carroll pariah colored lMoorma:
clubs on September 5th. A series of tier's sto
Ip, three games will be played for a purse escal)e.
ir- of $200 a game. They are crack clubs kansas lii
and there should be al inmense crowd n)-..nn, an
r in town to see these games at the fair sheriff lit
grounds, did. liHe
We undersland that the steamer 'T'uesday,
ty Dewey will enter the New Orleans IIt has be
and Bends trade in the tnext two or offetse wt
ul three weeks and that the Julia will go, tile darki
to back to her regular lMemplis and been forge
Vicksburg trade. There are few
i steamboatmen who are as poputlar as for Glob.
Ip the Cummiue and Fred liuner, aud we
wish them good Iluk. Jian her b
g where the
The followig genlmaen have been future hor
appointed by Governtor W. W. IlHeard Quays, her
Sas members o1 the chiool Board for broken to
e East Carroll: John Erwiu, WV. H. a long d
Benjamln, T. J. Powell. N. Fousse, F. Quays ac(
s H. Schoeider, J. C. Basse, Jas. S. Miuli- Vicksbutrg,
f kin, Jae. Beard. We untlderstandi that & P. The
as soon as the Lcommissions arrive the her good it
new board will mieet and organize.
We believe that the aptolittnetit of Mr. Stau
these gentlemen will give entire sat- is f Viksbu
faction. "lg ou the ]
Court adjourned last alurday even-it on T
nlug after a busy two weeks seshsiotn. tIart on To
As will be seen by the court proceedt. g anti plat
lugs published in another columin, a ing or plar
large number of cases were dlispolseti iourt hoane
of, and we understatd that Ihe docket MIta t
was cleared of all old cases that have r. b t"rto"
been untried for several term. At usiess for
the next term the court will stalrt iui knows what
with nothlbing to prevent a Itrompl dis- The big le
patch of all busitess. will be son
The cotton crops haIve improvetl leigth and vi
wonderfully since the firs*t of the weather it w
mouth, and those Ilaiuiters who had complete it
the blues of the worst kind four weeks iMephis see
ago1 and who had almost given up ay and rai
with despair, now say that they will nhis immense
make ua much as last year, if not enlargemen
more; that the prospects are much dence-Hagani
brighter than they ever expected Idone, these
to se them, and If a good price clover for sor
cean only be realized, they will be per.- Thte daone
feetly atiafled. Ia ,t Thirsudi
It le o actual fact that some of the r, wih
stores were too stingey to helppayv for Mr. and M,
sprinkling the streets in fronit of their Mr. and Mrs
places of business. I 'asant viitt
--- -- ~ n mm • in nll n I n • nmnnu I
Ae d takggie JudgeF.. l Ransdell and Dilstict
Ae y druggists
tails to cure Attorney D. M. Evans, Jr., left last
guature is on Sunday morning by team for Tallu
tenard's drug lah, where a 'orm of criminal court
convened on Monday. Judge Rans.
tnber of per- dell and lion. Mr. Evans worked very
fiflnces at the hard at the term just closed in our
1, but nearly parish, and Mr. Evanis showed what
their tines was in him, and that h,+ would make a
ut only four first class prosecuting officer. The
had to go to new clerk of court, Mr. Geo F. Black
burn, was but a short lime in catching
ward ha on to the proceedings of the court and
. A large it was only a few days until be be
fro A large came familiar with all the workings
from town 1 connected with the office. For the
having hat first time that court was held by the
noys of the ]new set of officers, it must be said
ings by the that everything worked ats smoothly
as if Ithy had been old at the business.
iurned frotm There is hardly any use in saying any.
via G;reeu. Ining about sheriff I)uun. He has
the hottest tIeer so long in office that he has every. o
if it was not thing down pat, and there are few 1
Sfellow can who know any more about a court h
on give'ulup house than he does.
The Belle of the Bends on her up
aves Vicks- trip last Friday had otnly three rous- a
rtling at 9 ters when she arrived at Providence le
1d a grea T'hi. was unot enough to handle her
ing public freight and she did not reach here un,
ass Provi- til near 12 o'clock. Steamboats have sli
between 7 to stand a great deal fromn rousters, th
and often when loaded and ready to thi
Inour left leave port they will demand certain th
tountd for wages and will not ship without their th
souers for demands are complied with. Only a ri
re hlenry few days ago when a steamer was oar
and Buid ready to pull out from New Orleans ou
tenced to they demanded $90a month and got lar
it. It is a pity that some kind of a eve
law could not be passed that would son
bor sentt vei
et of gt-. stop such as this. i
it 5-cents The colored people of the second it o
thant i ward gave a picnic and school exhibi- that
te tinner. tion last Friday, and we learn that
g as w several colored men who were there of ti
from town got drunk, pulled their
:lub was pistols and shot them off, scaring the M
,n Tues- womet, and children who were cou- Hun
ulee gregated for a day of pleasure. Such visit]
elect ec a thing as this should not be allowed, Jud
Siut sec and as they are known, no doubt they T. F.
parish will have to face Judge tniusde:l at the the E
aderized next term of court. If they do, they wher
know before hand what they can ex- fore
pect to get. This thing of going to Isabe
D. D., picnics and flourishing guns and ter- them
rten to rorizing the people should be put a Joe 3
would stop to. attend
a mid- . comin
a mis Mr. R. J. Walker returned from grome
op has Memphis last Friday, where be has had te
to will been under Ostaopothy treatment for
several weeks. Mr. Walker informed some I
us that he did not think the treat. blues
Irchas- Ij neut was in any wa)s beneficial and For
or his that he could not see any change i Grottle
is. It ( his condition. We were sorry to learn Guetta
y, and this, and were in hopes that be would
I large bhe mnchl belnefited. He says Mr. On
st he Frank XlcGuire, whoistakitg the same stockbc
d gin treatmet, thinks that he has improved I Bank -
Sa little and will remain for a few for the
been weeks longer. ote yea
Nadi- A negro by the name of Butler much b
lored Moorman shot in to Mr. Max Stock. Mr. To
es of ntier's store in 1897 and made his dating
urse escape. lie was located near the Ar- the rep
dlubs kansas line sometime ago by sheriff There i
owdl i)Dtnn, and on Monday he sent deputy ho ho
fair sheriff Hunter to arrest him, which he possible
did. fie returned with bie prisoner The rs
rner Tuesday, who is now safely locked up. before t
cart It has been a long tine since the on Tues
or offense was cotmmiltted, and no doubt and shoe
I go, the darkey thought that it had i earnes
and been forgotten. success i
few Mrs. O. J. Hiurlev left Wednesday
as for Globe, Arizona, where she will willdolt
Sjoin her busbaud, Mr. O. J. Hurley, Master
where they explect to make their daymort
eun future home. Mr. and Mrs. P. D1). haseecur
ard Quays, her parents, were almost beart- the Q. &
for broken to seq their daughter go such he will bt
H. a loNg distance frotm them. Mr. will notb
-F. Quays accompanied her as. far as moted.
li- Vicksbhrg, where she took the V. S.
Rat & P. The Banner-Democrat wishes ored boy
be her good luck in her far-away home. wntdibn,
of Mr. Stanton, a prontinent architect clothes e
of Vicksburg camte uip 'uesday morn- town and
Sinlg on the Belle at the request of the Purdy's w
Police Jury. lIe appeared before about a m
- thtem on Tuesday with plans and specl- Messrs.
t. tcatios for a new court house build, eslant, Fra
SIng andl plants for remodeling our old T. J. Gillis
court house, which he declared was were up I
utsafe and liable to fall at any time. Tuesday t
Mr. Stantot has been in this line of Jury on tb
h busitness for forty years, and no doubt The erec
knows what te is talking about. next to the
- The big levee down at Villa Vista ed, with tb
will be something like five miles iton will make
I length and very high. With favorableook of th
I weather it will take until February to Mr. Vail
d complete it with a thousand teams., quite sick
SMemphis seems to be the market for plantation
hay and graiu for levee men, and with brougt in
thi s Immense levee to be built and the report him
t enlargement work alotng the Provi
deoce-H agman.l)eesoua front to be Those citi
Sdone. these Memphis houses will be in residence o
clover for sometime. sidewalk of
bthey ask for
The dTIante given in theOpera House walk in tow
last Til, wriat y evetting was a nice
affair, wih a large crowd presert.
Mr. and iMre. Charley Williams and We have
Mr. and Mrs WVill Benjamin were for sale.
Sl'kaatnt viaitors to low, on TIueday.
S DeVOE'S WEATHER FOREASTS
September will be generally a bot,
I dry month, but along the Atlantic cost
there will be plenty of rainfall. e1st to
town "2nd, hot and sultry. 3rd to 4th,
local thunder showers, with a storm
sere is over the extreme northwestern states
and another forming over Texas, fol
match lowed by showery, rainy weather ge
erally from 5th to 6th. On the 9th a
orse great storm will form along the east
coast of Florida, caused by a cyclone
at the over the Gulf of Mexico. There will
be heavy rains from Florida to Maine
from 10th to 12th. Local storms may
be looked for over the Gulf States
during this period, with cold, weather
in the Western States. 13th to 16th,
Sboc and sultry* 17th to 20th, pleas
ant, with local showers. 21st to 23rd,
and Distlict fair, with local showers. 24th to 28th,
Jr., left last hot and sultry. 29th to 30th, cool
n for 'rllu- weather and frost over the north.wesl,
ninal court rain over the Ohio Valley and warm
udge rya over the Southern and Atlantic Coast
worked very a
teed in our
owed what The levee letting last week at Mem.
)uld make a phis attracted a large tnumiber of con
licer. The tractors, and there were many of them
o F. Black- very much surprised when the bide
in catching were read out. The Willow-Point
e court and loop levee, that will run from Villa
util be be- Vista to IHeuderson, a distant of about
workings five miles and which will coutain
For the 1,260,000 cubic yards of dirt, was one
Id by the of the largest contracts let in many
it be said years. Mr. Robt. Nicholson, one of
smoothly the largest levee contractors on the
e businese. river, was the successful bidder for
lying any. 1,000.000 cubic yards at 16-21 cents
He has per cubic yard. Col. Potter, in charge
has every- of this district, thought that the price
are few per cubic yard was liberal enough, and
a court has recommended its acceptance. Jef
feries & Sons got 200.000 yards at
r her up 15.14, and Thomas Bros. got 200,000
ree rous_ at 12 45. Work on tbis important
ovideice. levee will be started Immediately.
Tidle her The Lord was surely on the side of
here hn- Mr. Nicholson in getting such a large
are have slice of this work. as the building ot
rousters, this levee will do him more damage
ready to than any land owner in that section,
certain throwing most of his place outside of
gut their.the levee, and it seems nothing but
Only a right that he should have received the
large proportion that he did. He is
Orleans one of the most popular citizens and
aid got largest land owners of our parish, and
ad of a every man who knows Bob. Nichol
would son was delighted that he had re- .
ceived this contract and hope that be
will realize a whole "barrel" and finish
second it on contract time. We understand
exhibi- that there are already a great many
u that subs who want to take a large amount
t there of the work from Mr. Nicholson.
ig the Misses Josephine [loy and Pattie
e cou- Hunter of Alexandria, who have been
Such visiting their uncles, Congressman and
owed, Judge Ransdell, and their aunt, Mrs.
t they T. F. Montgomery, left on the Belle of
at the the Bends Wednesday for Vicksburg,
they where they will spend a few days be.
n ex. fore returning to their home. Miss ry
ig to Isabell Montgomery returned with
ter- them to remain until fall. Master
?ut a Joe Montgomery also left, and will
attend school at Alexandria duringthe
f coming session. There were many re
rOmsgrets that these popular young ladies
has had to leave, and we are afraid that
rmed some of our young men will have the
readt blues for sometime to come.
and For chills and malarial fever, take
e Groves 'l'astelerse Chill Tonic. Every
bottle positively guaranteed. Sold at
rarn Guenard's drug store
Mr.l On Monday, September 3rd, the
ame stockbolders of the Lake Providence T2e
eil Bank will elect the board of directors
few for the ensuiing year. T''he banik is just
one year oeld. and has done a business l
Smuch beyond that which was expected. I
ck. Mr. Tooke, the cashier, is aecommo.
his datiug and does everythiung to increase A] k
the deposits and business of the bnk.
riff There is not a persou iu Providence We invi
ty who should not help it in every way a large line
---------- and secure 1
er The remarks of Mr. F. T. Constant
ap. before the meeting at the court house
he on Tuesday, were quite ectertaialug POLICE;
bt and showed bthat the young man was
ad in earnest in making the fair a big Pirsantotv
success in November. If we follow Jury of the p
his advice, and all pull together, we this day at tl
Swill do it. Present-I
i dent; W. C. I
y, Master Clum Hamilton left Wednee- Nelson, T. I
ir day morning for Vicksburg, where he Yancey Be
) has secured a position in the office of act as clerk p
t-I the Q. & C. railroad. We hope that The readin
h he will build himself up, and that it last precedin
r. will not be long before he will be pro- with.
Smoted. The citizen
Smoted. mended the
court house t.
S Last Wednesday Wade Scott, a col- t ol e
ored boy, finding himself broke and the rollowing
Swanting to crose the river, tied his the Police Ju
clothes on his shoulds and swan Carroll. That
t across. He went up to the bar above oursfor Ea
town and jumped in, and landed at Cost a sum ex
SPurdy's warehouse. The distance was cost b sum ex
I about a mile and a halt. ted by archite
Messrs. W. H. Benjamin, E. W. Con. to the ingeri
eslant, Frank Constant, AlbertVougbt, bulding so aco
T. J. Gilliam, j. G. Pittman and others ofmefits and cot
were up from the second ward on otes and co
Tueeday to confer with the Police tect be paid th
Jury on the court house question. prithe omount of his p
The erection of three brick stores By Mr. Hoped
next to the Fireman's Hall, are rushe- authorized to
lug up. When these places are finish- authorized to
ed, with Itheir plate glasse fronts, they mittee, ronsistt
will make quite an addition in the he President
looks of that side of the street. to which comf
the plans of the
Mr. Vail Montgomery was taken ters covering tI
quite sick on Thursday last on his new court houn
plautation in the Bend. He was the Presideon.
brought in Saturday evening and was
very ill on Sunday. WVe are glad to C. Hope and P
report him much better now. of said bmlding
Those citizens living on First street, subject to call
from the court boons coreer to the ROBT. NI
reaidence of Mr. Brown, deserve a C. S. WYLr, Sec
sidewalk of one plank, which is all We are u
they ask for. This is the worst aide- Memphis Paper are n
walk in town when it ranlue. pempcue Paper
picture of both
Eay 7or SaLe. Those waterit
We have 2,500 bales of choiee hay Rase brought to
or sale. V. M. PLRDY & SOw, Did you see the
Lake Providence, La. I them at the fair
enerally a hot,
he Atlantic cost j
rainfall. 1st to
3rd to 4th,
with a storm T
western states VVr E', S*iitjP, 's.
er Texas, fol
y weather gen. FO '
On the 9th a
oong the eo. ONE DOLLAIr
by a cyclone
. There will PAIR
rida to Maine
We storms may We are offerilr) a lot of
cold, weather 1 D I Eo S
20th, pleaso ,Black and Tapr Oxfords-
21st to 23rd,
24th to 28th, ThRT WERE MAN(PIF CTURED TO SELL AT
enorth-west, $2.00 & $2.50.
and warm 000
tlautic Coast These SHOES are made of (coon Mr4TERtAL
k t soft, flexible, neat in appearace and good
ber of co.n- wearers. They run in sizes from 1 to 4, in
any of them
n Ibhe bide C and D widths. Our reason for selling these
il laowPoint shoes at such a low figure, is because the toes
tt of about are not quite as wide as the present style
ill contain S
t, was one demands.
nin many SEE OUR SHIOW WI- DOWIV RE
on, one of
ore on the
bidder for OOOOO0
the pric W. N. WHITE, Agt.
t the price
e side of
ch a large an(
sco c:EL SPIINNERS,
I. He is ASE BALLS,
iene and build
risb, and to ples
had re-BASE BALL BATS,
nd finish T
l many GEORGE ASIiBRIDGE'S.
Pa tJacob Marcus,-
n Mrs. Lake Street, - Lake Providence, La.
sburg, )DEALER IN(----
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
Baer fats, Caps. Trunks, Valises, Clks, o.hat
i A Prelty Line of Sulmmer Cood s,M
ehat Ladies' Shirt W aists, Skirts and Hats.
*FYGive me a call and I will endeavor to please you.
the Geo. W. McKee,
'ecThe O1c Erleiaible Gx'ooery 3EOuse
ust --Dealer In-
Fine Whiskies, Wines and Cigars, '
ese All kiids 6tfFa oy Da4rilly Grie-ieis Carri
mnce We invite you to call and see our Stock of Canned Goods. We carry lris
a'a a large line of different grades of sugar 'and coffee. We buy for cash Stati
and secure the discount, therefore we can sell for a small profit. . Pres
ug POLICE JURY PROCEEDINGS.
Lake Providence, La., August 12, 1900.
iig Pursuant to adjournment the Police
)w Jury of the parish of East Carroll met
we this day at the court house.
Present-Robert. Nicholson, Presi.
dent; W. C. Hope, Phil McGuire, A. M.
Nelson, T. W. Jay.
be Yancey Bell, clerk, being necessarily
absent. C. S. Wyly was requested to
of act as clerk pro tcm.
at The reading of the minutes of the
it last preceding meeting was dispensed
The citizens meeting having recom
mended the construction of a new
court house the Police Jury adopted
d the following ordinance, to-wit:
d By Mr. Hope : Be it ordained by
the Police Jury of the parish of East
n Carroll. That the plan of a new court E
e hourse, for East Carroll parish, not to
cost a sum exceeding $12.000, submit
ted by architect William Stanton, be a
adopted-said plan to be changed as
to the interior arrangement of the
building so as to meet the require.
ments and convenience of the public ti
offices and court; and that the archi.
tect be paid the sum of 3 per cent. on
the amount of the contract price as the
price of his plans.
By Mr. Hope: Be it ordained, That
the President of the Police Jury be
authorized to appoint a building com. cc
mittee, consisting of three members, be
the President to be chairman thereof,
to which committee shall be referred
the plans of the architect and all mat
ters covering the construction of the
new court house, with authority to act
The President appointed Messrs. W.
C. Hope and Phil McGuire as members ea
of said building committee.
Thereupon the Police Jury adjourned c
subject to call of the President.
ROBT. NICHOLSON. President. y
C. S. WYLY, Secretary pro tern.
We are under obligations to the
Mempbhs Paper Co., for a handsome
picture of both Bryau and McKinley. LA
Those watermelons our friend Mc- etn
Rae brought to town were beauties. rect
Did you see them? lie should show
them at the fair this fall. Lak
iet In the posters sent out for the big
event at the fair groundus for Sept. 5tb,
U" It was printed that the half-mile dash
between Kiuglet and Warren Point C
to would be for a purse of $5.00, which
is a mistake. The race will be for a
purse of $50.00. A
i This Hot Weather.
We can settle it for you. Our stock
of Negligee Shirts, Linen, and Flannel *
t Suits, Serges and Cecilians, Linen,
o Pants, Straw Hate, &c, is complete,
a and very attractive.
Money back if not suited.
Mail orders receive prompt atten
WARNER & SEARLES CO.,
There were a large number of our
country friends in town on Tuesday to
be present at the Police Jury meeting.
The steamer Delta will hereafter
leave Vicksburgevery Saturday morn
ing at 9 o'clock a. m, which will make
us pass Providence every Saturday
evening about 6 o'clock. The travel
ing public will find this change a great
convenience for them
ED NOWLAND, JR., Captaiu.
V. M. PURDY, Agent.
A meeting of the stockholders of the
Lake P'ro. k"'nee Rank will lie held at the
oriW-e of t-l flank, in thl town of Pro i
dence, La..ou 3Monday. the: d l:,v of Srp
teutnlr, lw)o. for the purpose of electing di
rectors for tihe ensuling yearr
I1. N. HILL. Vice 'rcsidnct.
J. W. TOOKE, .JR.. CaLhaier.
Lake Providence, La., August Ii. 1lA).
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SAM. GALANTY FRED. (LAARXY,
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes,
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
'"runks, Valices. Over Bhoes.
I` 'Everpfhing in our store is new and first class, and we
solUcit a liberal share of your patronage. -
S. W. SMITH, JR., Prest. J. N. IrL. VicePret. J. W. TOOKrla , ICa Moe
Lake Pýrovidenoe. L,+ +
CAPITAL STOCK, - $o,o0.,
Deposits Received from $1 Up.
S. W. Sarrn, JR., J. N. IILL. J . ToOKE, JR.. E. J-fAjEy,
PHIL MCGU'IRE. J. E. REYNOLDS, J. C. PITTMAN.
RECfIVES DEPOSITS S 'TECT TO CHOJIEA, BUY5 AND B1ELL
BEXCANKING BOINE MON DY AND) IR ACT';S A GENERAL
-ANKi'' IIN USINESS'.
itw Bank opens at 9 a. in. and clo~es at 4 p. m.
R. J. BURNEY & CO., l
Bernard Building, Lake Street, Lake Providene, La.
---Dealers in -.
" Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
and everything kept in a First Class Store
Ever tthn1g for Ladcies.
EAve3rtBnl for Gent®leaoen
A FULL LINE OF GROCERIES
&u We are here to stay, and by fair and honest dealing, we hope to
lbuild up a first class trade. We solicit your business, and will do our beet
to please you. Give us a call.
Billiard & Pool Room Parlor,+
PHIL M'CUIRE, Proprietor,
Next to Max Levy's Big Clothing S1to*,
...LAKE and LEVEE STREETS,,...
. Lake Providenoe, : LouZ i i ~sa,
BILLIARD and POOL TABLE.
Shoieest brands of Whiskies, Brandies, Wines, C gars and To
dpure Rye; I. T. Rippe. ex ;orte and reimported; J. E. Pepper,
; hand-made sour mash Bourbon; Jockey Club, hand-made sour
Smash; Melwool, pure Bourbon, spring '91; Robinson ounmty,
" pure Rye; Beechwood, pure Rye.g
Case Goods, full quarts--Old BourHon, 20 years old; W. H. 4
4 MCBrayeZr, Old Taylor, the cream of Irish whiskey in jnSa iw- ·
ported; Windson Club 1880. This is the bchoicest ad most selet
stok of tr s charge ss or f good ever brought to this market No eX- 4
STHE GUENARD DRUG STORE,
---J* S. ~U ENARD, PROPRt0R
sake Street. Lake Providence. T.sa,
lrug+, Jedicineg, Chemigal, patent J~edikine. "
S arries a fall lile of Pairnts, Oils, Jarris1es,
ry Br'lsesa, rPoliet Soaps, Perfanery, Booksry, Iilxe
h Stationery and Glass.
S Prescriptions Accurately Compounded.
Jewelry and Piano House,
S-Largest Stock of
Diamonds, Watches, Clocks & Silverware
a IN T'HE STATE.
Agent for the celebrated, Soher &- Co's, Crown, Vt ldoof, Lakeside a d
Schiller Pianos. Write for circuli
Fine Watch Repairing a Specialty.
Cor. Washington & Crawford St. VICKSI;UIG, MISS
te Read Ths Announeement
- and i
wp th a fat salary, but because he learns
a fact equally gratifying,
I ie 4 Company'
Big Sample nook
from which he selects the perfectlttinclothes
eyes, has just reached town and he to W
niake an early selection. ROS & ANY
of Checago, are the best Cantons a iio~
country and he knows it. These big.
there are t ~ooddr bshoew k
nfot4inK bu~the choicest selections abiw
Thel rgurments are popular because tshey pt thi
and th4 most dependable Linings and Trit.
best-fitting m ade -to . m [ m. - a t.. u t - -t
wore, come early an be seessuewm
w. D. qoowiuN .
We do all kinds' Work. - -
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