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PUBLIBHED EVICRY BA' URDAY Al
LAKE PROVIDENCE. LA.
JAMES N. TURNER.
Pblitsher and Proprietor.
R8JBSCRIPT1ON: '6O00 . tR YEAR.
Saturday, May II, 190L
Fifth District Levee Board.
Regular mcetlngs second Wednesdaya
in Januatry. April July, and October, at
The registralion book is now open
at my ordoie for the purpose of regis
taring voters for the town election on
the 3rd day of June, 1901.
W. C. McRAE, Registrar.
fOR GOOD ROADS.
The Good Roads Convention held
at New Orleans last week, is alrea'dy
doing much good,--Monroe, Lafa
yette and Jennings in our. State
and several counties in Mississippil
have strongly endorsed the ouuve
mnent, which will be continued until
the object is accomplished. The
.rurl districts are the section of
country mostly affected by bad
roads, which received most of the
attention at the conventnin. A
great many papers were red on the
manner in which roads should bte
bouilt, the kind of machinery to be
niSd, how local taxation for road
* ding should be raised &c.
iHon. A. W. Campbell, deputy
Iminister of public works for the
prdvinoial government of Ontario
and instructor in good roads at
Toronto, delivered one of the most)
practical addresses of the convcen
tion. lie suggested remedies, and
among other things said:
".Our roads are bad because th,-y
have been neglected. We bare never
taked that amount of iotelligent'inter
eat in the work which we should. We
bavy never organised for the purpose
*todtulteriug 1 eg nt methods for do
btb. wirl W idow e *bu d bow
i#qw14 1tw'rrd, and we do
ha. S5USof Ladlifiesut matoi
-hs ln tite. Thui is pos.
laellt ih or.r eireatury that
p l. the abes have aseem
_. ght'rn odsre weusiuag In a
maner w#aa4 s eal sess
prooqrlag bektter. ods. Many
t otugs most be . eonmldired. That is
the eyste under aweblvesr as* now
worklng* How Is thSe VoN viedP
What realts are being produced? Are
these results conistent with the oat
lay? Is the improvemeat of our roads
onesistent with ourrequireteatsP Are
Ws employing the best plan for doing
the worki Are e edag ialplements
ni tools most sulta)le for the making
Sthdeee raade In the asIest cheapest
d quideest timeP
F-een what I pan leath of your
* sa gi& feetaral thing you shonuld
wa e radical hebanges in your
Nsat yaglt or good roads cannot
SIrry garish should have
aud of ithe paresh. showing
he rads. These roabds shoebd be
aoootdnag to their import
t s adl s boold be raded to a
of t leeti totd of secondary
te should be made 10 feet
a hds l9o rad the lenst traveled
4 I feet. These widths should
t on a plan and should be
sheatd be prepared, shorwang
Ewrthe road should be shaped. All
toads shiqald be rounded or crowned.
This crown sehoni b 3.-4 of an Inch in
sand and 1 inch in cla; land from the
ile-oo the grade to the center, oni
this rohwning should be done by grad.
ing machines d.uawn by mule, or steam
power tractiv n engine of seventeoen
borsa power is the chbeepest.
"Every grade should contain a dry
had unyiehling feundagion. This is se
ceured by placing a -inch porous tile
drain down the center of the grade, or
S3.lnob tile on etch side of the grade.
In retentive soil such as exists through
out this section, absolute drainage is all
important. It should be remembered
that the three ruling principle to be
observed in road-mnaking are, first,
drainage; second, drainage, and third,
drainage-that is first drain the foun
datlon by using tile; second, drpan the
surface by crowning, to stied the water
from the center, and make side gutters
to carry this water away to natural
outlets, and third, make the surface
hard and compact, so as to be as near
as possible imperm'Lah~t to water.
,After the roadlgas been graded. It
should be thoroughly rolled with a
heavy roller, so as to compact and
bhrden the surface to prevent creation
of ruts and depressions that will hold
water. After long seasons of rain the
grading machine shonld be run over
·earth roads, once properly graded, so
as to level the surface and lill all the
rats mande by wheels. Timber for
culverts should be discontinued, and in
email shices on culverts concrete pipes
should be used; lhose can be used up to
3 fleet in diameter. Th'lose pipes can
be made by the person in charge on
the groand. They are simply a mix
ture of Portland cement and clear,
eoarse pud. mited carefully. The
'lds are made of spring steel, and
arevery simpleand inexpensive. Cul
verts made of uconorete are practically
Itodlstrauotlble for wide sluices, or cul
verts made of the same material for
conrete arehes. The labor tat should I
be abandoned and a rate on the dollar
levied for road purposes. This should
be. expended by competent supervis
era." _ _ _
The worst and most destructive
Ire linoe the great Chicago tire of
many year. ago, occurred at Jaek
oaville, Fit., last Saturday.- The
Iee wiped out one handred and for
ty**ight blocks--over twenfy-Bve
irtued buildings. lot a chuorh
whasi stnading. The is estiT
! LTensas Ga-ttte. May 3.]
T There are two engineering coeaps
representing the Texas anti Pa.itio'
Railroad in Tensas now. One corps.
nniter Maj Elliott. is runoning a line in
•the biak conntri. a few mile- east of
Tenet:s river, iand t1w other under Mr.
Bowen. is runningl a line niear the river.
Whether this ineans that Major Elliott
is running an air line route which will
shorten the distance between St. Louis
and New Orleans cousiderablly, which
will be the trunk line of the T. & P and
that Mr. Bowen is running a line for a
loop that will begin at Vidali- and
join the main line at or near Lake
Providence. we cannot say. but the air
is full of rtsuuo's to that efieet
in the meanwhile Mr. Fenton, with
a corpse of engineers, is running a line
a from Talhilah to Vidalia. for the New
tOrlCeans, Natchez and Arkansas Rail
r:oadl. and he seems to be going along
the line that was surveyed for tile tMis
iI ssippi Valley or Steele rnad.
It is pretty certain that we will have
a railroadl and that before another new
year dawns upon us. The engiteers
representing both rol:tds assure our
people that their road is :a certainty.
Mr. W. FF1nton, Chief Efineer of-the
New ()rleans. Natchez & Arkansas
lt ilroad Company. paid a visit to ~*.
J.,o tph on M, nda ilis corps has.
hie,ln engtged for several weeks n:mak
ing a preliominartv survey for the pro
' posed line fromt Lake Providence. on
the Forth, to Vidlalia, on the south, and
on iMldav last they were camped on
Avoundale pinutation, h:aving cmplet
I ed the prI linlinarV surtey to, that point.
He thinks tlis survey will be coimplet
ed to Viil-dia by the 1(0th of May. at
which time the line will be run over
between Vid'lia :inoI Lake Providence
I anuIl the route tinally located. From
Lake Providentce north the line will be
I Ixtnliled to Arkansas I fit v r to a F poinit
in Chico(t county, Arkansas, opposite
Greten ville. Miss.
Mr. Fentonti says that he has miet
with thtll, m1ost sati,factort elncotolr:t(e
tient at tile hinds of the property
owners alongl the route.
iThe New Orleans. NattchIez and Ar
kansas liallro:d onl! ask for rights of
way, contingent up .11 the buildingl :alNd
operation of tIhn t :~,!l , the time in
which Ihis is to be -."Fminplished is to
h be linmited to two years, but they ask
i that rilghts-ot-way 1w granted them as
I soon as actual con strultion has begun
on the lands throutgh which the road
runs. Of course they will not c-m
rn'llCe constructiO on thie land of any
oIne until the right of way over it has
r been formally grar.ted and put in legitl
.shape. All they want is a legal obli
gation on the part of the land owners
Ito grant the rights of way through
their lands when the road is actualiy
Mr. Fenton disclaims most elmphati
cally any purpose on the part of his
cofnpany to get franchises from ourt
people and then use them as a basis FoIl
which to make a trade with tle Gould
system. He stamps such an idea as
absurd, for the reasoti that the rights
of-way, which is everything in the shape
of a franchise that his compaiy asks
for, wotultd have no money value on!
account of the condition attached to
- The capitalists at the back of this
company own large b6dies of land in
tlthe river parishes of Lonisiana. atnd
thieir main object in building this road
isit develop and brinig those lands it
Mr Fenton says his instructions are
to make the survey and locate the line
and make his report. as soon as l)ossi
ble, so that construction shall conm
The Gazette makes the following
comment upon the above interview
had with Mr. Fenton:
We call attention to an interview
with Mr. W. C. Fenton. Chlief Enigineer
of the New Orleans, Natchez and Ar
kansas Railroad Company in this issue.
Mr. Fenton impressed us most favor
ably and we think the company is for
tunate in selecting a gentlemnan of his
addtess to be their representative here.
We gather frnom him that his coin
pany will go ahead and build their
road through the pariishes of Cnceordtlia,
Toosas. Madison and East Carr'oll to
Lake Providence, attd atfterwards com
plete it to Arkansas City or to a point
opposite to Greenville. They will do
this irrespective of any st'ps taken by
the T. & P. towardls iuitling a roFFd.
We suppose if the Gould p,'ople be
gi;n counstruction and shol',' by indis
putableevidince that thvy intend tI
huild their' Iproposed r:dl, titro the
New Orleans, Natclihez and Ark:ansasi
SR,. 4hi.. will abandon aiy furthter
effort. Until this evildence is given.
however, we uhderstan-l, this cotultFany
* ill go ahead a'ith the lcttin g ,f thi
lint; and contstruetii,, Tlhere is no
doubt but that we will have a railroad
here after a whiih,
The Nstehez 1Democrat of April 3.0,
says: "FFron the Railway Age we
clip the following item, under the
heading of T'exas atnd Pacific : 'Good
progress in being mtade on the exten
aloni from New Roads to Red River
Lauding, La., anti stirveys are Ibeitg
misade from tIhe latter pointt to Vidalia
It is expected to complete the exten
sion to Helena. Ark., within the next
Iwo years. Soundings are being takent
for a bridge over Red river at lied Itiver i
Landiny arnd it is expected to be ready
to let the contract for its erectiton by,
rhe Conecordia Sentinel of the 4th,
commt ntion on thle above saysve that
"tihe feiregoilg paragraph wsn giveti
out by I. V Walthen, chief etgiteer of
thIe 'l'xa alnd Pa'citlc. From a levee
contractor who is jut uip from Red
river it is learned that actual work otn
the conttruction of the Red river
bridge has begItun atnd that the pre
paratory work for the found-Ftion of'
the bridge is under way. This gentle
man also states that he learned while
there that some of the work throughi
Bougere, which will be pile driving.
has been contrsced for, and work will
begin at once, just as soon as the cons
tractors can get the plies oa tlhe
Iround. HIe stated that it a the in
tention of the Te'as and Pacific tol
treetl the awalnp at once end later on.
when Bougere is elosed by the Federal i
'tgoernment., the)' will fill in the trea.
tie aud remove the timber. It le
ianlled that duriig the time thlat
Bosgdi has been open the .highi
watera have filled in the swamp asd I
le ia have been ffolsiderably elevated i
eeH ,i1a. they were a few )ywea'
-1? .a ftady to senve th. people
[t tSfor- the seyt live'imostha
If srij O) b.0 eb for failue to
d lvi-, r-tny ,me, at any time, in
wa from rw A pna. to
This in a brllitied offer.
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Town Council Proceedings.
Lake Providence. I.a., May 2, 1901.
The T''wn Council met this evening
at 8 o'clotk in legular monthly session
Preseut-G M.h Franklin, Mayor
Cuncilnlen N. Fousse, J W. Pltman,
C. F Davis andl W. S. Magnire.
+The nminutes of the previous meet
ing were read and approved.
The report of the Finauce Commit
tee was read and adopted, to-wit:
Lake Plrovidence. La,. Mat 2. 1901.
To the Iron. Mayor and Board of Council'
men of the Towvn of P'rovidenee:
W e, vyour Finance tol.muittee. beg leave
to report thati we have examined the re
port of the Trr'amurer of tlhis date. which
shows a balance on hand of 19ti1.10, and
find samne correct.
We have examined the report of the
M.larshal & I'ax iCulbector. which shows that
lie has collected on occount of
vines .. .. .. ... ....$10 I
Licensles 1!N)1. l0.,. less conm. t.i.25... I)) ;"
Taxes 1899. ilt 14 ;: less coal. 9.qets.... is 15
taxes 190 . 2.1; les, . co $1.15.... 21 80
All of which he has paid over to the
Treasurer as per vouchers exhibted.
We have approved and recoltltmend pay
Ilent of the following accollnts :
D. F. Peek. salary for April ........ $i) 00
ihal ng .. ........... i 4
N. Fouisse. cleaning engine ......... tIo
repairing lllamp ...........
E. I,. albrelth. lantp liglter.. .... 15 :
'V. A t, Purdv. oil a.. .......... 10o
N Fousse, street & bridge coin....... 25 00
('lifton F. I)avis,
IV. S. 31Mguire.
J. W. t'iutman..
Be it ordained by the Mayor and
Board of Councilmen of the town of
IiWhereas. in aco i'Ilance with nOt.
NIo 136 of lie " etsI of the Genler:tl As
4emhliyt of 1809, the M:tvor andll Board
,f C(unciiluen in i oirder t, extend the
liumits of the town of lPro-vilince adopt
ed by a ulnalinmou-s votte of a 1lUo'"Urlt
of said Council at their regullar meet
in; hldi on Jlnlu:irt'v 3, 1901. an ordi
n:ante which was duly signed ant1i ap
prIved by the Mahyor, which ordinance
wa:is ;is follod u , to-wil:
An ordinlance to extend the corporate lim
its of the ITown of Providence, L1.
He it ord ained by the Mlavor ald Hoard of
('oI-ncillneu o, tile town of l'rovidenee.
That tile present boundaries of the town of
P'roldence. I.:.. shall be enlllrged by ex
tending themrn to include all the territory
ly ng west and south of tlhe presentt cor
porate limits of the town of Providence and
adjacent thereto consi,.ting of all of the
north half of the oriiu.al Hood & Wilson
plantation, comprlisinlg what is known as
tihe I4rown4& i llrney, the Davis and the
HamleC & Millilkin adaition to the town of
P'rovidilece. &c.. &c.. lying west and south
of the pre.esnt corporate,lirnits of said town,
and in addition thereto Providene' Ceme
tery as it is now enclosed, with the puiblic
ro1ad and Iake bank imlmnedi4tely in front of
the said cemetery., and the swoltford lot land
McGuire's gin: lot as now enclosed lying
south lo tilhe present corporate limita and
formerly a part of the south half of the
ilood &r Wilson planuttion,. together with
the strip of land lying between the said
swotford property and Mc(;uire's gin lot
and the Mississ ippi riyer. anld bounded on
the south by a line drawn due east from the
south east corner of said gin lot: all of said
territory to be comprised within the lol
lowin, Ilimits. to-wit:
li ginnintg at a point where the extension
north,\wlrd of thle western boundary line
Hof 'rovldence C(emetery strikes the inargip
of I,ake PlrovidJence; thence southward
along the westeln boundary of said ceme
tery to the southwest corner of samne:
thence eastward along the sounthen bouin
dary of said cemlltery to the line between
Hldgewood plantation and the original
Hood & Wilson plantation: thence south
ward alngl the western boundary of the
north half the of Hood & Wilson plantation
to tile ollthwest corner of the north half
of said Hood & Wlilson plantation; thence
eastward along the line dividing the north
balf Iroli the south half of said Hood &
Wilson plantation to the northwest corner
of the Swofford properly: thence sothward
ollg the western boundary of tile Swof
tord property and the 5McGu'ire gin proper
ty to the southwest corner of said gin
property: thence eastward along the south
ern boundary of said gin property to its
southeast corner; thence Ironi said south
east corner due east to the Mississippi
river; thlence up thile said river to the pres
ent corporation line; thence westward and
northwat d following the said present north
ern and western corporationl line to tihe
lake bank at tile Morgan property; thence
westwardly along the margin ofthe lake to
the point of bIegilling.
Said territory beillg bounded on the north
by the present corporate limits of thile town
of Providenea and LIake Providence: on tile
west by Edgewood plantation and the
(outh balf of the Hood & Wilson planta
tion; on the south by that part of thile south
halfof tile lood & Wilson pilantation now
owned by Phil Mcetuire. and on the east
Ibv the .Mississihippi river and the present
liIits of the town of Providence.
That thile limints or boundaries ofthe town
of Providence as changed thie extension as
herein above made, shall be as follows, to
1"arting at a point on the west bank of
thle Mlnslssippi river dae east frolm tile
southeast corner of the present gin lot of
4i. C. M(iGuire: from thence In a due west
line to the said southeast corner of said gin
lot of 11. C. MlcGuire; thence westwardly
along the southern line of said gin lot to
the solitlIwest corner; thence northwardly
alonlu the western boundaries of said gin
1ot h:d ,t4e residence of Clharles ' woflord
to the linie dividing tlie north and south
halvses of the Hood & Wilson plantation;
thence westwardly alone thle anid line di
vidi Lc tlre nIorth and south halyes of tihe
1ood & Wilon pIlantation to the Edge
w11oIl lIllltation; thence northwardly along
the lilae dtlividine said Edgewood plantation
and Ltie old Hflood & \Vilson plantation, to
tie hence of thIe P'rovidence cemetery;
thlence wvestwardly alonlg the southlern
lenee of said cemetery to its southwest
corner: thclle' IlOrtliw ard along tile west
line of esaid clametery anId said western line
exltutlled to thle nmargin of Lake Provi
dence: thien eastward along the margin- of
Lake Providence to a point opposite the
west line of tIme Biir,- property, now
owned by Mrs.A.B.McKi'ee; tlheice northl to
a pIoint 1on a line with the north side of the
property of the W. A. Blouut property.
now owned by Ilraxton llouse; thence dtiue
east to tue Missisilpli river; thenoee along
the margin of said river to the point of be
Be it further resolved. That this ordin
ance shall beconLe operative after tihe pub
licatlon and posting and delays prescribed
Andat whereas, said ordinance has been
duly publishled in the Banner-Demo.
crat, the official organ of the town of
Provideiuce. published in said town for
o~ver three weeks :as appearing by its
issues If January 19. and 26. 1901 aind
February 2, 1901; and written copies
therleof lhave bleen posted in three pub
lic places in said toiwll, to-wit: the post
tlice, the store houset of G. M. Frank.
lii at the corner of Sparrow and Lake
streets. and the store of Max Levy, at
Ihe corner of Lake and Levee streets
for over three weeks;
Andi whereas. there has been no ap
peal prsented.frosm said ordinance and
the time for takinK same having ex
And whereas, the Mayor and Board
of Councilnien have inquired into the
fact of p:lhlication ann notice and have
by sufficient and legal proof found that
ptblicatliol andt notice has been made
as aLove set forth and in the manner
prescribed by law;
Now therefore be it ordained. That
the Mayor and Board of Councilmen do
adjudge that said publication and
notice of said ordinance e9teonling Ie
litmits of the corporation of the towatof
Providence has been made in tLsaer
iand form as prescribed by said act 136
of the acts of 1898. and over a month
havinl elapsed since the passisg of
said ordinance. do now ordain tbh the
saie shall become operative a t-l de
limits of the town of ?rovid
leaded amnd etabtihed as
Be it oti-I'tistse. that this
shnllm Lace eFes from and after
The Bcard them abred to *
IARD ! a POR
UMaBRLLAS" !. 4 AMnRD BOYS R
lo IIDore Gold tQeather!
The warm weather has come and
there is no mistake about it, and we
invite the Ladies to call and see our
handsome line of Summer Goods.
WE HAVE EVERYTHING
to make you look neat, nice and cool.
We wish to call especial attention to
our coml)lete line of low quarter shoes
-extra fine--in 1, 2 and 3, straps. No
such quality are handled in town.
J. N. Hill Bro.
u UMDERWARR . . UMDERWEAR
S FOR l _ FOR LiADIUS'
[ MM aND BOYS 0^. rA ND CMIL.DRN r0?
Quaker Maids of To-JDay
Charles Dickens and Ilis Love Affairs
May-Day Amusemnents for the Children
Photographs of Ball-Dressers worn at the
The Etiquette of Visiting
Dust and Ashes--liow To Manage Them
Slirt Waists in Colors
The Delineator for May contains all the above, and more
J,J fOWERS, Prs. A. F. IMTZ. Vicae Pres. T. . BRIERLY, Sety.
Vicksburg & Greenville Packet Co.
Steamer4 BEILE OF TIlE BENDS, ANNIE
LAURIE aud RUTII
Steamer Belle of the Bends leaves Vicksburg every Monday and Thursda
at 3 p. m.; retnrning, leaves Greenville every Tuesday and Friday.
Steamer Annie Laurie leaves Vic·ksburg every Wednesday and Saturda
at 3 p. m.; returuing. leaves Greenville every Tuesday and Sunday evening
First-class pasenuger and freight accommodations. Boats brilliantly libghtet
throughout with electricity. Lights in every stateroom. Cusine unsurpassed
YANCEY BELL, Agent.
on Thursday, the16th day of May,
G M FRANKLIN. Mayor.
W. H. FISHER, Secretary.
STATE TAX SALES
TMI STATE OP LOUISIANA, TMr PARISM
OP" EAST CARROLL, AD TM3 IlPTM
DISTRICT;LVBr E BOARD VS. Da
By virtue ol the authority vested: in me
by the Constitution and Laws of the State
of Louisiana, I, will'sell at the principal
front door of the Court House in which the
Civil District Court of said parish is held. I
within the legal hodrs for judicial. sales.
begininning at 11 o'clock A. M , on
Saturday, June 8th, 1901,
and continuing on each succeeding day
until said sales are completed, all Immova
ble Property on which taxes are now due
to the State of Louisiana. the Parish of East
Carroll and the Filfth District Levee Board
to enforce collection of taxes assessed in
the year 1900. together with the interest
thereon from the 31st day of December
1900. at the rate of two per cent per month
until paid and all costs.
The names of said delinquent tax-payers.
the amount due by each on the assessment
of said year. and the immovable property
assessed to each to be offered for sale as
BASS. Estt 'of E. E. Point Look
out, 850 acres. Being an undivided
half of sections 13 to 37. both inclu
save, and fractional sec. 68; lot or fra2
tionil sec. 67. less 150 acres sold. T.
20, n r 13, east. Taxes 1900, $10.30.
PHILLPrS, MANSuE. Vacant lois 8
and 9. block 14, Davis addition. to the
town of Providence. Taxes 1900,:$2 02.
JONEs, PAULINE. Vacant lot 4,
block 15, town of Providence. Taxes
Prrmax, GIDAeir. Vacant lot 13,
block 11, Hamley & Millikin addition
to the t6wn of Providence. Taxes
WAsRnpa. Mna. . J. 5587 11-100
acres. Wcatland plantatlsu. Being
the whole of the Wetland plantation,
composed of frRtteial ecctimos 19, 3C,
32, 33 and 34, and nue of sec 27 of t
20, n r 12. east, and e . of e . of sec 6.
e _ of n e } of sec 7: sees 4 and 5, n k
and so e of sec 9 and w j of sees 3 and
10 of t 19, u r 12, east. Taxes 1900,
BEIiIIAM, Jn. GEO. C. 43 acres.
Robcrtdlale. Brig. 43 acres to be
taken off of tht e corner of the w
of the orignal bhcertdale plantations
with improveinents. Taxes 1900,
CHA'MBLISS. R. J. Last known
owner. 131 acres. Being an undi
vided half interest in lot 6, and s w ]
of sec 23 6f t 20, n r 11, east, and n e
of sec 59 of t 22, nr 12, east., Tax
es 1900. $9.77.
On said day of sale, I will sell such por
tions of said property as each debtor will
point out. and in case the debtor will not
point out sufficient property, will at once
and without further delay, sell the least
quantity of said property of any debtor
which any bidder will buy for the amount
of the taxes, interest and cost due by said
debtor; the sale will be made without ap
praisement 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 20 per cent and costs and pen
J. W. DUNN,
Sheriff and ex-Officio l'ax Collector.
Sheriff's office, Providence, La,. May 4,
NOTICE TO MORTGAGE CREDITORS.
PARISH OF EAST CARROLL.
Shetiff ancL Tax Collector's Office, parish
of East Carroll, Lake Providence, La.,
May 4, 1901 -In accordance with Section
63, Act 8.' of 1885, notice is hereby given to
all parties holding mortgages trpon real
estate In the parish of East Carroll on
which taxes for the year 1900 have not
been paid, that I will begin the sale of
same at the Court House door. on SLurdav
the 4th day of June. 1901, and that a nmi
her of pieces of property so delifquent are
now being advertised In this newspaperin
conformity with the law preparatory to
such sales. The attention of the mortgage
creditors is especially called to these ad
vertisements of tax sales. and they are
warned to take such steps prior to the sale
as may be necessary to protect their rights.
J. W. DUNN,
Sheriff and ex-officio Tax Collector.
Sheriff's olice, Providence, La., May 4th,
ST. JAMES A. M. E. CHURCH.
9 a. m.-Sunday schooL
11 a. m.-Preaching.
.3 p. m.--Class Meeting.
8 p. m.-Preaching.
RVf . J. L, ELBERT, p. C
S. Fezctx, S. 3.- Sups.
Lake and Levee Sta.,
Lake Providenoe, La.
GENTS' - FURNISHING - GOODS.
The Finest Line of Clothing Care
*g ried in the City. *
Ladies' Dress Goods,
Hats, Caps, Boots and
and Hunting Coata.
Trunks, Valises and Hand Bags,.
CANNOT BE SURPASSED.
Call on me Before Purihasing Elsewhere.
A. D. & S. SPENGLER, AGTS.,
.......... VIC ESBUf~G, MIx..........
Bash, Doors, Blinds. Stain-work, Interior Finish,
" and All Building Material.
Cheapest Place in the South. Write for prices before purohasing elsewhi e.
W. B. THOMPSON. P. L. MoOAZ.
W. B. Thompson & Co.,
Cotton Factors & Commission Merchants
MO. 808 PERDIDO STREET,
New Orleans, : : Louisiana.
.... ....-- I=--I I " III I IE
Information for the
YAZOO & MIt SISSIPP1 VALLEY
SCHEDULE EFFECT'4 NOON
JANUARY 28th. 900.
SOUTH BOV_ ).
No. 23-Leave Memphis 9,:00 a. m.
Arrive Vicksburg 7:00 i). m.
No. 5-Leave Memphis 7:35 'p. m.
Arrive Vicksburg 2:10 a. m.
No. 5-Leave Vicksburg 2:20 a. m.
Arrive New Orleans 9:10 a. n,.
No. 21-Leave Vicksburg 7:15 a. m.
Arrives New Orleans 5:50 p. m.
No 24--Leave Vicksburg 7:15 a, m.
Arrive Memphis 5:35 p. m.
No. 6--Leave New Orleans 4:00 p. m.
Arrive Vicksburg 11:25 p. m.
No, 6-Leave Vicksburg 11:30 p. m.
Arrive Memphis 6:30 a. nm.
No. 22--Leave New Orleans 8:40 a.m.
Arrive Vicksburg 7:05 p. m.
VICKSBURG AND GKEENVILLE
Leave Vicksbargo 4:20 p. m., arrive
at Greenville 8:20 p. nim.
Leave Greenville 8 a. mi.; arrive at
Vicksburg 10:00 a. inm.
For further information apply to
A Q. PEARCE.
C. P. & T. A.. Vickshurg. Miss
JNO A. SCO''T.
Div'n. Pass'r. Ag't. Memphis, Teno.
B. P. R. eggs, $1.00 per setting of
M. B. Turkey eggs, $2 00 per setting
One P. C. boar, 9 months old, $10.
GEO. S. OWEN,
Gossy ppia Plantation.
Pilcher's Point. La
For Sale or Ezohange.
Homes for farmers, blacksmiths, Mmer
chants and others. Lots (i6xlt: tfeet for
$30. Will also trade for horses. mules,
cattle. corn or land. Miles of levee for cat
tie to pasture on, a betautlul lake. store.
church and school near by. House and
land at reasonable prices. All on Alpha
plantatiou, epght miles from lake Provi
dence. l.a., and three miles from tie Missis
sippi river. Address.
DR. R. W. SEAY,
No. 70;16 Magazine street, New IOrleans. La.,
or C. R.EGELLY.
Lake Providence La.
Dec. 22, 1900.
Get our prices on job printing. We
do first class work.
CITY BRBER, SHOP,
- Lake Street,
W .. MABEN ............ Proprietor
at Popular Prices.
Agent for Memphis Steam Laundry.
is still in Business
and continues to handle the finesa
Beef, Pork and Mutton.
Your patrocate is respectfully asked
and satistaOtion guaranteed.
W"Shop right aerobe the street
frotm t.e old Whittington Statc:
· r ' I -
Queen & Crescent
The Best Line
North adXa ctia.,st.
The Summer Tourist's favorite
ine via Lookout Mountain.
GEO. 11..SMITH, G. P. A.,
New Orleans, La.
W. STOMS, ASST. G. P. A.,
New Orleans, ,a.
Lake Providepee . e La
Keeps on hhlnd a large assortment of
Burial Caskets, New, Plain and Oma
mental Metallic Cases and Wooden
Coffins Made and Trimmed to'Order
fanril 1R-,9-ll v
COPYRIGh S &C.
Anrone sendlg a seketrh and dScrrlptln may
quickly a3certa, 1 *Aur opinion free whether an
;nver,!fn Is probably pnteitable`.Cmmunlca
tit,n atrrIctly c.nt:.entl. Iindhook oni Pateta
Sent free. VlZeslt nve'tey for se'urrngpat entI.
P.;ter:ts taken throuh ]ilunn & Co. .reelwe
special notice, without charge, in the
Sdel tific Antrian.
A hnnd.omely llctrated wpeklv. margest cir.
culatton o nny ~setentilc Journal. Terms. $3 a
year: four months, $1OSld byfll newadealere.
MUNN & Co.;Br , eN jew York
Xemphis and Vioksburg
For Lake Providence, Greenville,
Arkansas City and All Way
Ed. Nowland, Jr............ Master
Joe Postal .....................Clerk
W. R. Spann, Traveling Representative
Leaves Mummphis every
Tuesday at 5 p. m.
Will leave Memphis EVERY Tse
day at 5 p. m. until further notice.
J. M. KENN ED-Y,
La.ke Providence, La.
WILL PIBACTICE TN
li PAN AMERICIAN FXPHOSITION,
Buffalo, New York,
)nueen & Crescent Route.
.-.For the abo,ve ,ce:ni,n, thl Qneln
&C Vr .nt Route will sell tickets at
Isow rJ1 to Buffalo and ,olturn front
pOints 1|cated' oin its line's.
'The Q & C. offT.'s to its pa:trons ehle
gant pass'nger selrvilce to Ititf':tuh on
fast schedules Scenery of the fill
es' in the country.
For pa.rticulars, call upon or address
any Q & C. Agent, or.
R. W. BONDS. T. P. A
Boware of a Cough.
A cough is not a disease but a symp
tom ConsuRlption and bronchitis.
which are the most dangerous aid
fatal diseases. have for their first ndi.
cation a persistent cough, anild if prop
erly treated as soon as this cnugh ap
pears are easily cared. Chambertain's
t'ongh Remedy has proven wonder
tully successful. and gained its wide
reputation anfr extensive sale by its
success in curing the disease w`hich
cause coughing. If it is not beneficial
it will not cost you a cent. For sale
t, b) J. S. Guenard tiruilst.
QUEEN & CKESCENT ROUTE.
New Orlehns, La., May 9 to 16, 1901,
For the ablove occaision, the Quleen &
Cresclnt IRoute will sell tickets to New
Orleans from all p(ints located on its
lines it rate tf one first clas limited
fare for rounnld trip. Dates of sale
May 7th, 8th and 9th, with final limit
May 20th, 1901. inclusive. By de
positing ticketi with joint agent on or
before M:ly 16, 19,1, and payment of
fee of fifty cents, an extension of the
final limit will be permitted to June
5th. 1901, inclusive.
For further information, call on neatr
est. Queen , Crescent Ticket Agent, of
G(EO. II. SMI'IH, G. P. A.. New Or.
R. J. ANI)ESSON. A. G. P. A , New
Orleans, La. "
R. W. BONDS, T. P. A., Meridian.
A stray mile was found in Highland
p! ntntion field by Dan Butler, and des
crlhed as follows : Dark mare mule, abolt
Shy 15I" hands high. 12 or 14 years old. three
or four spots on each hip caused from
whip, small white spot In right hawk; lihas a
good running walk; was taken up May I.
mn. Owner can get animal by paying cost.
(C taling on C. A. VOELKICK,
3 May 11.'01. Bunch's Bend, La.
- State of Louisiana. Parish of East Carroll,
9th District Court.
IAZ. Succession of Jesse I). Tompkins.
Byv virtue of an order and writ of sale,
issued from the Hon. the 9th District
Court. in and for the parish and State afore
said, in the matter of the succession of
Jesse t). Tompkis. dec'd.. and to me di
rected. I will sell at public auction at the
front door of the office of the Clerk of the
aforesaid Court. in the Court House square
of the above parish, town of Providence. at
the hour of 11 a. m., on Wednesday, the
15th day of May.,1901. the personal property
helonging tosaid siUccession, as shows by
la the inventory thereof. and consisting of:
_ Four head of horses.
One $mall lot of household furniture,
One road cart, and
Terms of sale-cash according to law.
F. R. BERINAI), Executor.
Providence. La., May 4, 1901.-2t.
Mayor's Office, Town of Providence, La.,
April 9, 1901.
Whereas, In accordance with the provlP
Ions of the Town of Providence and in ac-.
cordance with an ordinance of the Board of
(ouncilmen, adopted at their regular ses
sion held on April 4th. 1901, authorizing
the holding 6f an election for municipal
officers of said town and direeting and au
thoriaing lme to carry out the provisions of
5 Now. therefore, L Gillie M. Franklin.,
Mayor of the town of Providence. La., do
issue this mly proclamation. ordering an
election foi muniiopal officers of said town,
to be held on Monday, the 3rd day ol June.
mt, 1901, between the hours.prescribed by law,
and at the designated precinct within the
corporate ii~its of said town. for the
puerpose drf ectiag a Mayor. five Alder
men, a Secretary. Treasurer and Marshal,
for the term of two years.
Ore The Supervisor of Registration Is di
rected to open his books or the purpose of
registering all pef'sons residing within the
corporate limits entitled to vote under the
law; and the Board of Supervisors are
hereby notified of .the issuance of this
a procliamation as herein.
Given under my hand and official seal of
the town of Providence, La., this the day
tnd date first written.
G. Mi. PFRANKLIN. Mayor.
W. H. FISHER. Secretary,
April 13. 1901.
State of Louisiana. parish of East Carroll,
By virtue of the authority in us vested by
law. and in accordance with the provislons
of the Charter of the Town of Providence,
an election is herebyJordered to be held by
the qu(litied electors of the said town. on
Monday, the 8rd day of June, 1901,
between the hours prescribed by law, for
the purpose of electing the hereinagter
named officers for the term o0 two years
La A 'Treasurer.
t of A Marshall.
And we do hereby appoint the followin,
named persons for commissioners and clerI
of said election: Commissioners: J. L.
en Kennedy. W. A. Blount. Jr., and John A.
rder Montgomery. Clerk: O.P. Hamilton.
W. C. McRAE,
VW. E. DUNN.
J. N. TURINER,
Board Supervisors of Election.
April 13, 1001.
State of Louisiana. Parish of East Carroll,
Ninoth District Court-No. 582.
The Canadian & American Mortgage &
Trust Co.. L'td. vs F. R. Bernard, Ex
ecutor of the Last Will and Testament
S of Jesse D). Tompkins. deceased.
By virtue ot a writ of Seizure ahd Sale to
C me directed by the HonorableNlnth District
Court tot the parish ofEastCarroll aforesaid,
i in the above entitled cause, I will proceed
" to sell at public auction. at the door of the
S Court House, ino the town of Providence.
East Carroll parish, La., on
Estnrday, the 18th day of May, 1901,
between the hours prescribed by law. all
ct the rihbt, title and interest of The Suc
cession o J. D. Tompkins, deceased, in and
to the following described property, to-wit:
South-west quarter of section forty-five
(40); South balf of North-west quarter of
Ssection forty-five (45l), Township twenty
one (21), Range twelve (12) East, containg
two huqdred and forty (240) aerte more or
. less. together with all the buildings. im
Sprovements. sppnrtenances and privileges
thereunto belonginog or in anywise apper
tainnsg-seized in the above astit.
Terms of sale-cash without the benefitog
J. W. DUNN. Sherliff.
Sheriff's office, Providence, La., April 9,
very ~addle and harness Stallion. will
make the sehaon of 1901, at Gossyppia
i'se plantation, near filcher's Point, at the
low price of TEN DOLLARS totinsure.
Ashhy -is a CHiW.t*t 80soR L, 1~
Y, hands highb, beavy mane and nice tall
of good conformation, tiaish and sIle.
Aebby colts are both fine saddle and
haarness horses. To admirers of 'ta
gaited horse, thiss a good oppoets
tit) to breed sth ei ars ano get ,o
t ok~s*ac, .-QWliJ.