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JlIst reCCCiXvcCd ai Fili AssortIrl cnt of
XVin(cs--Imnported acnd Domestic.
+++?;-aliIforluia Claret, 6Octs a gallop+++
f #in W. J. Lemp's xeg
Wholesale and Retail Dealer -n Bottle Beer.
ICE ]Y THE TON AND AT RETAIL.
Sole Agent fobr W. J. Lemp's '"EXCELLENT BEER."
W. LEHMANN'S JUG HOUSE.
City Council, a dime Cigar for 5cts, and Royal Reception, the
best Cigar on the Market for lOcts. AT LEHMAN'S,
ELIAS AAIONS,", Manufacturer, New Orleans, La. Represented by Nathan Bach.
THE BANNER-DEMOCRAT. o, s
SaturLy, May II, 1901. at
Jos. E. Ransdell, A
ALTTOREY-AT LAW lr
Real Estate Agent, glai
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA. eý
Will )ractice in the Courts of East rei
Carroll, West C:,rri oll ant M ulison p
Parishes, and the Sate Supreme Court thr
JOlN A. NlON'1T;OMllY. Notary
Public, Court ste o'gra;Iv'r a lnd Ir'e oi
Insurance ARint. it; l oiliet'. hi
Clifton F. Davis, :e
Et al "E9state .A t.. j:v:/
Lake P'rutvileie. Lsa. t
HIAVING JUST FINISIIElD A ('OMPLET
A-TRACT OF A l. 1'iE LAND,' IN HST
.AttROLL.. I AlM I'I IEI'ARi' TO( F N.ltSINIH te
4ltSTACTS OF 'ITIES ON SHOI(RT 'NOTICE,
E. WAYLE. BROW\NE, \1
STENOGRAPHIER AND NOTARY PUBIIC.
W. I). BELLy, W. B. PIERCE.
DOCTORS BELL AND PIERCE. \s
Our office is located in the office for. du
nma!ly occupied hr Hon. C. S. Wyly. thi
l)r. Pierce's residence. The Egelly 10'
Local and Parish News. Sp
Good roads will do our country un- (r
told benefit. inI
The schools are now closed for the th
semmer mouths. tai
About the coolest place in town is
Lehmann's ice house.
The Honorable Police Jury will ib
me net next Tuesday, the 141h. \e
Our office is now connected by tele- P
phone with the home company. of
Raitn is very much needed by the L'
,lantere to bring up the cot ton. wi
Guenard's soda 'water fountain is at
uow in operation for the summer.
We are sorry to learn that Miss Mag- in
gie Tompkins is again sick with fever. ed
'lie present rise of the river is fool. w'
ig a great many in the way it is do- at
There is whooping cough. measles I"
and chicken pox among the children th
A protracted meeting has been go
iug on at the Methodist Church since N
Wednesday. - d<
Mr. S. B. Kennedy, of "The le
Famous," made a flying trip to Green- c'
vIle this week. N
Charley Whittington has again at
take. charge of the livery stable next
to our otil e.
'The staude of cotton replanted since
the frosts, are reported unsaiisfsctory tr
in many localities. M
White perch are being caught in st
large numbers out at the fish dock of le
IMr. John Barbour. 5(
Mr. 1. .1. Burney is running a first P
class livery stable, and is puttitg good '
tearnt over the road.
l)an Butler, of But ch's Bend. has a
stray mule in his possession. See stray
uotice in another column.
l)on't send off for your lumber, b
~when y,.u can buy it from the Fischer b
Lumber Co., right at home. tr
Sprimkliog the two main streets ii a is
great beltelit to the storekeepers aid, tl
others. It keeps the team busy. C;
The (Q. & C. Railroad is otlerilg a
cheap rates to the Paun-American Ex- n
posi:iou, asi Buffalo, New York. a
lRov. Mr. Boberg returned fron' r
Delta on, Tuesday. There will be
services at the Episcopal cburch to
Now that the old court house is h
demolished, it will oulv be a few days (
when work w ill be started on the new '
A large number of the citizets of t
our town and parish are preparing to <
take its the Confederate reunion at i
Mr. and lMrs. Will Reld, of Shlplatd,
Miss., spent Sutday last with Judge
and Mrs. J. M. Kennedy, the pareutse
of Mrs Reid.II
Mrs W. B. Benjamio ansud child have'
been the guests of Mr. antl Mrs. Chas.
8.'Wyly at their pretty home ou the.
lake this week.
Mr. Simon Witkowski, from Ash
ton, was in town Monday. lie re.
ors hise crop), both corn and cotton,
I owing up well.
re. Chas. R. Egelly was taken
qu sick last Friday, and was very
IBl somnetime. We are glad to re
port er much better now.
_r he new remedy for costivenew,
Cbam rlaitss 1Stomach aud Liver
Tablets. Every box guarinteed.
Price, 2 cuts. For ale at Gueuard's
Rev. Mr berg will go down to
Ai o sgc, ward, to-msorrow after
holding t lang r.rtio here. He
rwill retara t timaE to hold lglht
.svples . -.
ds. Llm hand Icewholesale and retail. Ice deliver ed free in any partof town.
We.cougratulate lon. Rob. Nich- '1
olsoL, the big Itvee cotitraclor, ou I dur
cecuriig the contltract for the exeCva- to a
ti, of the dirt of the National Park rise
at V , k.irg. There is sot'ethlir iet
over 75.000 cubic yard, of dirt to be has
A very pretty ganoline launheb was OtE
received by Mr. J. I.. Fischer oin Mon- t ra
day. It is now ill the lake, andt a inst
.reat deal of plea-ure will be derived Ohi
from it- ''lits is sotmtething that has and
been needed ill our lake, and we are is u
glad to see one put in. is (
Mr. Will'Spaun, the popular repre- wat
seutative of the steamer I)elta, way in of
town this week. He says the round
trip on this boat to Mempihis or thel
retuioti will be $10. with privilege of izeI
occupy inkg your stateroom for the org
three days while inl that city. the
Mr. L. L. Davie. who is plantini out 0 ai
o ,l Ithe "T'o m pk iom place, iinfo, n id us o n
!hat he' hadl ni excellenlt stand of cot.
tlun and that his torn cro(p was the i'
best hl( ever had. Mr. | )avie is ol.e of ti"
iie best planite'rs in tI.e parich, and (es
inever taili in making god crops. HlI
Mir. Ntllnno While, an expert bicy- bo,
(clist) aidt the best inl this part of the to
counlitry, will take a sp ti ito ire-nville Fo
minorrow, imaking anl ilti shtart. lie
I will ci.iss the river and go up (inl the,
othler side. Mr. Whitte wtent within a vie
tew tiles of (reenville lalt Sunday. St
All "Dlaughtlers of the C'ottfederacy" on
who visit Memphiiliis should report to for
I the clinnilttee of the IDaughters of the wi
('onilederate aIs ,sooni a tihey arrive il Inc
ll lpthis 'lThis co mtnititee will take
charge of theni and see that they are cat
cofluortably anud pleasautli) located. ass
Our mail]- colniltue to arrive and Ni
depart onl lille. which is a great coan- tie
ven ietice to our businiesl community. I'
NI rs. 'lTayl. ,r is painstaking in her a
duties and is a deserving wm(iaiau, anld
there is no onle who could attendil
ionnre strictly to the office than she
The New Orlbanes Street Fair and to
Spring Festival is lowl open and will cr
coitlinue until the Ollti. It is one o0
oft the bggest thintgs ever had in the ed
('re-cent City. Thre railroats are giv- stn
irig one fair for the rouIiind trip, and Sc
thtpe who call po-sibly do so, should ye
take it iii. do
Miss' Alana Aingel, who has been in I
the Guenlard tdrug store for ierarly a ,lr
)ear, left for her horne at I'ilcher's hi
Poinit on Tuesdtay. Miss Al na is one rit
of the Maidtl of Ilonor selec!ed by the
Lake Providence ('tilp, U C. V , and
will attend the Conllederate reunlion i)e
at Mlemplhis. rh
)eputyv sheriff I). W. Gilmour hias b,
in jail Rose Ilahbitt, a deumented color- re
edtwomlai, fronl the second ward. Sihe t
was ill jail about eighteen mtnottls fo
ago, but becuamie all right atndi as t, f
turned out a few weteks after beiing t
locked up D)elputy (;!ltlour'-thinlks
that she will be well agaiu ii a short
Judge W. (G. Wyly, returned from Pi
New )rleains ot ''uesday. lie wetIlI N
"down to the Crescent City to joini the il
leading citizeIns of the State ill wel- Iii
coiniing Plresident McKinley. Judge i
Wyly says that it was a galand affair,i
and that the I'residentys visit through v(
tthe Soutli will retlown in tiuch good in
to o(ur country. I.
'The steamer i)elta will not make the at
V trip next week, and will lay up at to
Menimphis so as to make some tec'es- t
a sary repairs. This boat will then
I'leave on her regular Wednesda)
schedule, and will pass up ill little for I
passentgers to reach Memplhis on Mon- N
d ,ay night or early 'Tuesday morning- g
il time for the opening cereoionies of
the U" C. V. re-lunion.
T ''he steamer Beile of the BIuds, theI
finest boat on the river, atid a hoane 1
rboat that is with us all thIbe year, is the
r biat that should he lrplported by the
traveling piublic and shlipllers. 'Iherei
a is nio fitter set of officers oa anty boat
dthanu canll be found on Jhe Belle. (apt.
Gris Nimiz, first clerk Charley Kailr,
Sanid Mr. Johi McG(;owaar, the stewarld,
. make it pleasait for every oul It is
a I)leasure to travel oe this fast and
>roulY biat. I
e A large iUlltlmber of ouir citizene,both
Sfrola tihe town at d paritb, coiiteri-. f
llate takinig in tlive U. C. V. rentioi at t
isMephi i such a bo t asl tH e hi'lle i
' ol tIhe Itenlds w iu(l tiiike a special
w ,exclrsionl to tiiat ..y, sile ivwouldi go
I iito Memphis with t wo hundred or
of Illore exclur~iuistsI,a I we tbelieve she
o could make it a big pay )lig trip. The'
at crowd whIo enleternplllte gointg shoul I
correspod with Capt. Joe Pow'sere.
'IThe Bataner-lIemocratl closes Vol
gill wib this issuie, whiich makes iti
Sthe oldest newspaper ever published
ii Providence. There have been a
ye great manUy srtarted, but only to last a
afew years, when they would go up the
e s lpout. It i~s a hard nmatter to please
every one iu the naewspaper busintcss
b- especially lie runtlniti a colintry lieet.
e. We feel greatflul to those who have
D•, giveti is'thelr patroanage in the past,
and hope to receive it iu the future.
en The Bander-[emocrat is here to stax.
ry Mrs. J. G. O',ullivan baa returned
from Vickebhtrg after a imoath pleas
altly spenlt with IrIenids iu that city.
' We were glad to see her improved in
I's Thmaln receivedl one hundred and
fifty blocks of ice from Greeuville on I
We arre iow closlng the fifth week
alsne the ast 'railn. Crop e r very
tinlich in need of it.
The river has been rising slowly the
duriing the week, anit ought to come pp
to a Mallnd il titie niext few days. The tear
rise of the river froit the commelllne-te
timeeti of the ftlids in the upper Ohio. hin
has knocked out the(alclatiolls of the can
clt timers as to what could be ex-. t
pected from Cincintati oft south. aite
One tbhig tiha been thoroughly demon- ak
Ftrated aitud that is that it does not tue
Itutter how high the water goes in the ,
Ohio and even with the Cumberland (it
and Tennitesee rivers on the rise, there lho
is no datlger from all overflow; anid it to
is only when the Mis.isiapi and the Mi
Ohio are both pouiring lut their b
waters that there is real.dauger south ter
Hi liiouitntss is a conditlion character- toe
ized ,v a ulitturhbafce of the Iligetive Ca,
organs. 'I he teutnach is debilitated, cilI
the liver, torpid, the bowels consti- gnt
pated. There is a loathitng of food, the
paina iin the. bowel, ilizz;ness, coated Wa
totngue Anid vonoiting, first of the tiun- fir
tiige tied or partly di i-v.d fod and a,
lieu of bile. hath.b,,r~ain'S Stoitiache I a
find Iver 'lTablets allay1" te disturhan-.
ies of the sciti iacl andil create it hellth) I i
appetite. They also tonte up the liver Nhi
to a healthy actionl anil reguiltte the ls
bowel-. Try thetil and you ate certaiin A
to be niuch pleciedl withi the result. Foo
For sale at J. S. ( Iuniard's drug store. Kr
Mr. J. S. Guenard was appointed al
vice president Iir East Carroll by the
State (jood Roads organization formned
in New Orleans last w .-ek. Tl'hi is at
one of the beit orgautizations ever Ct
1forinmed ill the State, and mueh good I)i
will come out of it. The good roads W
inovlnemet should be kept up until at
there is a real s) steml perfected, which Ip
can be dtone by energetic work. All to
assistance possible should be rendered IS
tMr. G(uenlard, wiho will attend the next at
imteetinlg aintd Iiake a report as to the th
best plans to be adopted and hat nul
East Carroll is doing in the matter. I in
Mr. Daily, of t he firm of Donovan & co
Daily, levee contractors. arrived from li1
Beaumont, ' exas, , las SaturldaY, where re
lie has been :or several week. lie in- I ed
i formed us that he never saw such I lel
1 crowds of people and the excitemenl t it
over the discovery of oil. lie invest- at
ed in land, and has ino fear in not
striking it rich. lie said that Mr Ed.
i Scott, who is well known here. had in. Y'
vested 6.5,000 itt laud. anid could have G
doubled his moIlloey a few days after- 1It
wards if he watled to s'll, but that ca
Mr. Scott refused all ol'ers, anid will a"
drive a well for oil ilmmttediately \.Se S1
hope that both gentlenicn strike it Ill
c ric . ch
.Miss Florence Newmllan, who ha3 0
li been a great sufferer frot munscular It
rhentatistn, s s Challlberlatn's Pain Si
BHain is the otly remedyy that affords th
her relief. MJiss Newman is a lmuch I'
respected resident of the village of 0
S(ray, N. Y., and Imakes this statemenlt g
for the benefit of of others similarly I
m i.flictet. 'This linimient is for sale by fu
J. S. u ueard's druggist. Ni
l ast Thursday evening the colored *
school closed its session with applro- te
n priate ceremonies at the St. James A.
MN E. church. There were a great
e iany of our white citizens who were
I. trsent, who informied us that the en- rt
Sltire progralllnie was carried through
r, without a hitch, and that they were
h very mullh asto:ti'hed in the matnuer o
d in which the children renldered their a
parts in the exercises. Prof. Mitchell
is a first class educator, and a moral
ie and upright mafl. His assistant
It teachers also cotne itt for a share of I
s the successful session just closed.
> Congressman JoIs. E. ltandell and
r Mr. Jas. S. Millikin returned front
- New Odeauns last Saturday. Con- Ii
greesmau Ranedell went down to take
part in the reception to President Mc
Kiiuley and also to attend the Good I
Roads Convention, while Mr. Militkit
'O went down to . see the President.
le Ioth of the gentlleneu say that New
e O ()rleanrs tried itelf in doing honore to c
e thbe Ptesident and his party, sad that
e such a receptiou andti hearty welcome
atI was not expected b) them. Congress- a
t. !In i tiansdell says his visit will do
tI mtnuclt good.
i N Mr. S. W. Burney, a half brother oh
our popular atid progressive citizen
Sand planter, Mr. HI. J. HBurey, arrived
Shere with his two sons last Saturday',
antd will spend a few weeks before re
Sturninig to his lhotie in Texas. This is
lIe the tirst meeting of these brothers
al n thirty veits, andil to say that the
m neeting was not fto affectiouate one, is I
riutiing it nitiltly. Mr. Be-ney wenti
Sto niiddle Texas from Florida 30 years
h ago, and whenli he left Russell was a
id little lot, and this meeting is the first
time they have seen each other in all
these years. There is a resemblance
ol between the brothere that is very
i striking. We wish Mr. Burney a
ed pleasant visit.
SMr. Pbiil McGnlre returned last
he Suindtay from New Orleans. He st
sae tended tte Good Roads conventiou
i, aundL says that mlutch good is bound to
ei. come out of this meeting. Every
ve Iarish in the State was represented
st, by oue or more delegates. Mr. Mc
Ire. Guire is a progressive anud live citi
s. ztn, whois always in the lead for anty
thing that will benefit our parish. tle
tied realites what good roads mean, and he
=as- will give it his special attention.
it Low quarter shoes, sizes 2 to 56,
were $250. Now going at 75cts.
and Such shoes were never sold at this
on S. GALANTY & BRO.
'ec The cemetery ueeds a little work
ery Itig. Grass and weeds are getting
The Lake Providence Htigh School
closed its session last Friday night
with a beautiful exhibition, where all
,he school children took part. Miss
Elodie Brown, the bright daughter of
air. and Mrs. W. S. Brown, took a post
graduate course at this session, and
received a diploma. Judge F. X
Rlanidt-ll, in all tl6q'rlnt manner, spoke
+f the fruit of an education, anii also
presented the certificates to the lucky
scholars. The Opera House was
crowded with the parents and their
criends, who enjoyed the exhibition.
The children did exceedingly well,
renderitng their parts to perfection,
which showed that they had been care.
fully trained for the occasion. Prof.
IRobtert Roberts and his assistauts,
Misses Childs, Bass, Beard and Jack.
,ion, were highly complimented by
every one for the creditable way in
whic6 the scholars reindered their parts.
The school has bad a very prosperous
sesion, tId there has been few com
plaints, which speaks well for the
Last Monday a killing took place in
Bunch's Bend. Mr. II. M. McGinty,the
overseer, killing Henry Johnson,
colored. Mr. McGinty is nanager oil t
the ,herwood planttation and Johnson
was a tenanlt. Froni what we tcan r
learn Johnson wanted a pair of shoe5 s
on ,Saturday I .t, n hich was refused
him unt il certain work was done. lHe
carne to the overseer on Monday for
tya hoes. which was given hiMit, but
alter awhile said that he would not t
lake them antd started fussing about
theo shoes. One word brought on,
atnother when he tmade for Mr. Mc
Ginty with one of the hoes, who then
shot himt. There was no eye witness
to the killing. Mr. McGinty caine in
Monday evening and was placed under
ra bond of $250 to appear at the next
term of the District Court.
Rt. Rev. Bishop I)urie of Natchir
toches. confirmned a large class at the
Catholic Church last Sunday. The
church was crowded with our citizens
attd a great niatly had to stand during
the impressive service. The singing
was very fine, anld the sweet voice of
Mrs .los E. Ittnsdell never sounded
sweeter than onl this occasion. A
I elas, of eighteen was cotfirmned by the
Bishojp, eompo-ed of Mr. E J. Elnmley,
Mi ss Mary i)ecker, Mrs John Kerlin,
Miss LIaura lHook, G(rtrude ()'ulli
Svan, I.indla hI rlin, Nettlie Fouse,.
Alice Foussee, Rlsie Fousse, Carrie
iFousse, Annie l)oran, Mnmie Sullivan,
Katie Sullivan, E die Ilanlley, Willie
liamlev, Leo D)oran, Willie Doran.
and ,Johnnie Sullivan.
d "It is with a good deal of pleasure
is and satifaction Ithat I t'ecotttnletnd
r Chaitberlinin's Colic, Cholera and
Id )iarrhoec Remedy," says Druggist A.
is W. Sawtelle, of Hartford, Con. "A
ii lady cu-t-omter, seeing the remedy ex
I posed for aole on nrmy show case, said
11 to me: "1 really believe that medicine
d sved :niv life the past summer while
t at the shore,' and she hecame so en
e thuiastic over its merits that I at once
nt made up my mintd to recommend it
in the future. Recently a gentleman
cattle into m:y store so overcome with
Scolic paiins that he satnk at once to the
tu oflor. I gave him a dose of this
re reedy which helped him. I repeat
n- ed the dose and in ifteen minutes he
It left toy store smilingly informing lIte 7
t that be felt as well as ever" For sale
t- at J. S. Guenard's drug store.
d. The sad ideath of L'tcy Ellen, the
young daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. J.
C illam at Atherton, was telephoned to
SIoWln oil Wednesday" evening, which
at cast a gloom over our couminunity,
ill anid especially those, who ktnew her.
e She wan inI her thirteentth year. The
it little girl was always of a frail cousti
iution, andt had been sick for the past
two mon()llits or more. Every attention
a'o ias given her in her illness, but
Sthere as nothingthal conultt save her.
n She is now ill a better world-where
is there is tto sorrows nor troubles.
h l'he death ot this sweet and lovely
of girJ i- ionleiled sad, and her patrents and
it grand-pa have the siucere and beart
v Itlt syitpathy of every one. The
Sfuneral service was contducted by Rev.
Mr Bobherg of the Epincopal church,
and the retmains of the sweet child
d hvas laid to rest in Providenice Ceine
tery at 1 o'clocK Thursday.
A. No doubt our Police Jury will take I
rt an initiative step in the way of good
. roads at its mueetitng next Tuesday.
n- i uch a movement should be started
re our State canll be inducea to appropri
tr ale a stlt of motney for this purpose.
ell Governor Ileard has given it out that
al he will do all lie can in having legise
it lation passed for the benefit of such an
of important matter. rhe movement
should be kept up and agitited uutil
such is done.
od THE DRAWING CARD
n- In our establishnteut is PERFECT
ke HuT IN EVERYTHING. For the
md loug or short man we have not only
ts Clothing to fit, but Shirtne antd Under
ew wear also--sud every~thiug Is first
to class. No seconds iu any line.
e Our Negligee Shirt stock is unueu
*"- allyfine this season.
S bloney back if not suited.
Mail orders receive prompt atten
ed WARNER & SEARLES CO.,
~ Rev. Mr. Skippers and wife, of
er Edwards, Miss., arrived Tuesday
the mnoruitug and are the guests of Rev.
Mr. Deuson and wife. A protracted
etrueeting begau Wedneeday evening
ar and will be coutinued during uext
Sweek with mornling and 'veniug ser
nce Dr. F. R. Beruard, was taken quite
sery ick ou Saturday last, and on Wednes
Sa day morniug was very ill. His many
friendIe throughout the parish will be
glad to kuow that he is now much bet
at ter. We hope to see him out in a few
days atteuding to his large practice.
ei Tbe Rev. A. Gordon Bakewell of
e New Orleants, will ofliciate at Grace
Church on sunday next. the 19th inst.
c Full service celebration of Holy Eucbha
ay- riat and sermon at 11 o'clock a.m.
lie Evening service and sermon aL 8
J. N. HIl & Bro, have had nice
show windows placed in their large
5, dry goods store, which will give them
5cts.a fine way of displaying their hand
this some live of goods.
O. Mrs. W. B. Piece returned Tuesday
morning from Vicksburg, where abshe
ork- has been visiting her parents, Mr. and
g Mrs. Ben Guider. for the past tw6l
S P R ll I N G
Is here. Man is preparing to shed his
It's our business to show hire the proper
things in dress for this first Spring of the
And we have the ,"proper things"
nothing more proper anywhere-beautiful
textures beautiful weaves beautiful tai
The Royal Tailors, of Chicago, are
our tailors. They have sent us some six
hundred patterns in the latest Spring and
Summer suitings. Look them over. We
think you'll like them-and that you'll
want a new suit from- one of them-and
perhaps a new Spring overcoat.
If you can beat the goods-the style
-the fit-the tailoring-we don't expect
your patronage; but you can't-you can't
even match them at the price.
Don't fail to see our big line of Cassi
meres and Worsteds, Outing Flannels and
Remember, every garment tailored to
your measure tailored the way you want
it tailored-tailored without any help from
the ",sweat shop," and guaranteed to please
you or we keep it.
W. N. WHITE, AiT.,
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA.
ST/E OLD RELIABLE 4
SPHI IL'S SALOON,
P I. I-I HEADQUARTERS FOR
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars.
HIL'S BIMEIARMD AK TOOT- O P r, .
. c-hlitz Milwaukee Bottle Beerl nd Christian -
SMoerlein Keg I3Bor alwaxS on hand. -
*"OLD FORESTER" A SPECIALTY. ..
Phil J. McGuire & Co., Proprietors.
S ICE HOUSE. .
Ice Oelivered free to any part of Town
e Patronage Eolioited. Guarantee promptness.
Call O . us up over either 'p.ocne.
Prof. ,Roberts will take a couple of
weeks recreation before returning to
his home at Ruston. He went out
with Mr. Will Dunn ou Monday and
spent two or three days on his place at
Very few vegetables have been on
the market this spring, and at the
present time they are hard to get. L
The boarding houses have a great deal
of trouble in supplying their tables B
Mr. Chas. S. Hill has just had
erected a large and tirst class ice house
that will bold several tons of ice. lie
informed us that he would till it up
and keep a large supply always on
We hope the fair talk we heard K
sometime ago, has not entirely died
out. We ought to have the fair this
fall by all meauns. It helps the parisb,
the town and every branch of ousiess.
Rev. S. G. Gaither. one of the lead
ing colored divines in the parish, and
a good, straightforward man, baptized
tweunty-seven persons In the lake last
Sunday about 11 o'clock. I
The "Ladies' Guild" of the Episco
pal church, will open up a nice and
attractive ice creatm parlor next week
and will sell ice cream twice each week
during the summer.
Our town was crowded last Sunday
with our country friends who came in
s to attend the Catholic Church on ac
. count of the presence of Bishop Durie.
The merchatnts should get together
and have a series of games of base ball
this summer at the fair grounds by
the crack colored teams of the parish.
e Warner & Searles Co., the geot's
l furnishlng house of 'icksburg, are
6 offering inducements to flue summer
underwear for gentlemen.
The lake Providence Bank,
at close of business March 30, 1961. a
Loans. discounts and over
drafts...... .......... $36,121.31
Real estate, furniture and
tixturnes ....... ....... 3,753 90
Cashi in safe anid other
Banks....... ......... 61 ,87,783
Capital stock paid in...... 15,000.00
-Surplus ................. 525.00
Undivided profits, (expen
se and taxes paid) ...... 2.10:.32
Deposits ...... 86,122.52
Other cash items......... 3.26
I. J. N. Hill, Vice President #nd J.
W. Tooke, Jr., Cashier. do 'hereby cer
tify that the above statement is -true
Sworn to and subscribed before ide
on this the 13th day of April. 1901.
CWAS. R. EGELIx,
May 4, '01-4t.
SAVE YOtUR TIN TAG8
Taken from the following brands of
r tobacco: Show Down, Bob. Hancock,
i Chip, Red ieart, Dewey J'wci4 and
y Uncle Henry stnd ask your merchant to
show you the lithograph hanger we
sent him, showing cuts of forty useful
and handsome presents, which we are
giving away until Jaw. 1. 1902, in re
deeming these tags. Write for.list of
HANCOCK BROS. & C O.
SAM GALANTY "FrR*E, QRALW
S alItT & Bra.,
- DEALFAS IN
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes,
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
TLnlrz~1., TTalioe, e Overy: hoes.
I~'~Everpthing in our store is nets atdirstacetazs, and we
' solicit a liberal share of your patronage
THE GREAT BARGAIN HOUSE OF
Corner Lake and Levee Streeta--North Side.
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and
LADIES' and GENT'S Furnishin~S
SWe also carry a complete ne e of
of the latest styles and fads, and our prices are extramely low.
SI I respectfully ask a share of the public patrmnage, and guarante to
treat every one right.
The Lake ProvidenceBank,
TriE LAKE PRoVIDE.cE BANK issues Bank prafts or Money Orders
good anywhere in the United States. They are cheaper, anhd just as safe
as Post Office or Express Money Orders.
--- TH FOLLOWING RATES---
Not exceeding $ 5,00 .05e. $ 5.00 and not exceeding $25, 100
$26 and not exceeding $60. 15c $60 and not exceeding $80, 20c
$80 and not exceeding $100, 25c. and on up at rate of 26c per $100.
If a Bank draft is lost or miscarried in the mails. you can get a duplicate
without delay. You do not have to filloat application. There are alsp
other advantages over P. O. or Express money orders. Give it a trial,
J. W. TOOKE, JR., Cashier.
a! , t R.J. BURNEY.
Bernard Building, Lake Street, Lake Providence, La.
- Dealelt tOi
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
and everything kept in a First Class Store
SEv erything for r.adiem.
Everythig a for GCentlemoen
A FULL LINE OF GROCERIES.
q 'We are here to stay, and by fair and honest dealing, we hope to
build up a first class trade. We solicit your bafinesa, and will do our best
to please you. Give us a call.
THE GUENARD DRUG STORE,
...~J S. GIlIENARD, pnoprmhTOr
Z.al.e Street. Lsa.e PZrovidenoce. Isa.
SDrugg, edicinet, Ghemical, patent ledicine.
Carries a fll lie of' Palzts, Oils, 1'arrzlsies,
Brhshes, Woliet goaps, Perfirbery, Books,,Fiie
8tatiorlery ard (~Ilass. *
Prescriptions Accurately Compounded.
Geo. W. McKee,
ho Old ILeMble Gro.F, ooe"y Ton
- Dealer i1a.-
S Fine Whiskies, Wines and Cigars,
All kids dl iahFay Fitly Q*Geieties
Wein4ite ycd to call and see our Stock of Canned Goods. We carry
1a large line of different grades of eaggr gan coffee. We buy for cash
and secure the discount, therefore we caa sell for a dtnallprdflt.
cponin ol ":
S.just received from which you
can make ypur .electionf oryour
'7 wear n· appprel with a Ilbpran
·true tee of W~t5otlo.T ..
cern'is the best known Firia
of Merchant Tailors in Chicago
,,8and do the largest business of
reerchant ta~llong in the United
"tatee. We can show y~esrsm
ites of their goods and a finer
line cannot be found. rhese
ic. fabric are matchless in qual
Sity the newest inmportations
and up-todate patterns, all new
styles and nobby creations;
prices are right too, aad you
canget a garment now with the
,tr m rctt and fit and with good
SoiiiflW to correspond.
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