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X X. LEHXIMANN'S
"W'isk, Beer, Cigars and Tobacco,
THE LARGEST STOCK OF IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC
WINES AND LIQUORS.
'..' ' ,,, GSOLE AET FOR LEMPS' BEER
Whisky received direct From the Distilleries.
NO MIDDI)E PROFIT MADE.
Saturday, S&ptember 7, 1901,
Jos. E. Ransdell,
Rleal Estate Agent,
LAKE , ROVIDENCE. LA.
Will pr:aetier in the Courts of East
Catrroll, We1' Carroll and Maldi-on
Parishes, and tbo State Supreme Court.
.JOIN A. MIONTGOMERY. Notary
I'Phli,. ('urt Stenographer :ntd Fire
In nuranr' Agent. is in my office.
Clifton F. Davis,
` Atty-a t-.Lawr
Lae:, Provhil ree. La.
ItAVINAc JUST FINI5HEDI A ('olMPPET
4t.BSTtA( Tr 41' ALL "II; LANIDS IN EAST
'AR ;tI.L. 1 AM I'REI'ARED 'r) FURNISHI
4B.'TA('TS ('r TITLE; ON SitolT C NoTCE.
E. 1WAY .FlE IROWWNE,
STENOGRtAPIIA t AND NOTARY PUBLIC.
W. 1). lL,.. W. B. PIEW'E.
DOCTIOS BELL AND PIERCE,
Our ,,lii' is Io.:tied in the ,Ilice for.
m:,'l\ ol:,.uepied by Hln. C. S. W ly.
Dr. Piercte's residence. The Egelly
" Local and Parish News.
The nights and mornings are very
'The summer wanderers are return
An early fall is predicted by the
'iurlln out and vote next Tuesday in
1avor of ithe tlx
i),'Voi san. e are going to have a
big water this fall
'lThe puhltc s"hoels will open on
Monedav, Sept. 161h.
The weanher changed to much cooler
on Molndtay niortning..
Gil monr's racket store will be open
for IltinltesR by the 15th.
C'harlry Whitigiu'tu has moved to
the tipper stable onl Lake streets.
Iniprovernenlt are going right on,
and P'rovidence coltinues to grow.
We are now onl of summer. hut
there will ie reveral hot days yet
Hon C. S. Wyly went to Floyd on
"'elaly mornilntg. ie retuned Thurs
Eugene Gargaro Is now on the
wrong hide of the street-Lehmnat.'s
(cottion piekintt started In earnest
M(sIIay,and huitI1nU-ilen should now be
gilt o .look up.
Mr. Yatnu,y Bell is agent for the
steamtner I)elrs. S.ee the change of ad
in another collmn.
l)eputyv herif lounter arreted a
negro ont Saturday, who Is wanted in
Arkanle otr sotlle crime.
I|e oure and vote next Tuesday; nod
in fatvor of thP tax. There should be
tino sire.lhuad business III this.
Mrs. (1)r.) W. B. Pierce, who has
been sumtnltmritg at Monteagle, TenL.,
returned la-l Friday eventUg.
Fuour huei ut t (tolot of thlie new crop
frolll West Carroll, passed throughr
toin i to tIhe 1htluitug oII Tuesday.
Every,..e in the parish would like
to c. ttllr ftair madlllo a success. 'To
nlake ir'so, is Itor every one to do his
'rofeasor Ii. F. Mitebell, with his
stlrilng iand, welltt to Mayereville on
Monday to pl,) for & dance at that
Moidav was "Labor Day," a
Nationlal hlliuny. Noon here-abouts
paid an (' tiCltioll to it, except at the
The nanyt friends of Mrs. J. C. Mar
phi, were glal to see her out on Mon
day, after beinig ill doors for two weeks
The Like Providence Bank is one of
the itiestutionis of our town that
shlutld be blerally supported in every
lelimanan tow bas it xed that the
d.it, of his store are never closed.
lie has two ahilts of clerks who have
regular hout s.
\lis lietie J.lohnson, who was in
the store uf Mr. Jae. 8. Millikin dur
ing last season, has returned and i.
agaill in that eIore.
M r. Fratk Contstant, who bhas been
to Iuf~hlo and traveling through Cana
ds, retaktned on Saturday last, lookiing
in excellent health.
Mrsee Ethel Smith and ida Gard
hatn, who stere visltinug Mrs. J. C.
iMuspsy for afew weeks, have re
turled to Vickaburg.
Mc() irt's gin, down in the lower
endt oftowl, raised steam bright atid
early Mouday mortning, and turued out
several balls oe cottot.
thie large stlook of goods beIng re
ceived by our merchants show that
they expect tb do ai. extensive busi
ness this fall and winter.
Mr. IReives, who waw with the bJ
gin last seasoni, has ret nired aind taken
charge again, and is ready to go ahead
whenuever cotlton conies b.
The Jewish bolidays hsle month will
be on Satuiday the 1711t and Monday
the 23rd, wheo the .srtss of our Jew
iah tnerchauts will be bsled
White's handsome tRoc of goods
are now on the shelves for Iuspection
Mr. White has a flne li', atnd as it i
spot cash, he sells at a low protl.
" Mr. John Brown, weho hteanien'sic
Sfor sometime with swasrp fever. died
4 yesterday mosing at bhalf past tre.
* lore extensl'e olice PMt week.
The In;,Ia ef'~ r.lport that the rain
]dur1nr t,.e I tº"Ir h if Anguet bease cued
a large anHItI of or Ithe )ottlol bolls on
the citiitit Ilks ao rot. The heavy
wit(d on 1nlst Wenesday is reported
te. have 'tone a great deal of damage
Mr. atnd MlsI. . j. Il nlliey and their
son EJli,. 1,.l last Saturday evening
for Memplhi on thie Delta, where they
pieced their son in the Christian
;rot lhers' School. Mr. and Mr, r lamn
lay returned )esterday on the same
Blrud Stein,, looking in uIip-top order,
anid with a regular I'anl-Amto. cut, ar
rived on 'tiesiday. lud took in every
thing to he eell at Ituffalo aand several
otter places in the North lHe is now
ready io book orders and guarantees
sat is fact ion.
Mar'hal Piek was about the hap
piest mlan we saw on the streets last
Siiunday nlornlillng A tell pound boy
hadl arrived during the mIornling Ioura,
a hich was the cause of his happitiess,
Mother and child are doing nicely, we
are glad to learn..
The old I vaii.s briile was pulhild
dow oni Miiiayii and plt uip again a
little south of its old alo atio,t o Si not
to stop travel. Work is now going on,
in te ioi t itirution of the iron brtget
When it is finished East Carroll ctan
boast of a first class br:dgn.
Take your cioice: Post
umn Cerial coffee, Royal
Breakfast coffee, Java
coffee, Pealiery coffee, at
Mr. Al x H!it, ilne of the popular
r!erkse of our town, left on Monday ItI
take charge ol the store of Mr. Jiro
Pittman ito the secoind ward' There
a r' manly a Io ha'ed to see Mr. Ilill
leave his told famliliar place behind the
cunters of .1. N. Hilt & Bro
Mrs. E. ('. Lanier returned to her
home in iIton Routge last Friday,
after a I,leasait visit to her sister, Mrs.
Yancey Bell, for a felw weeks. The
manHy friends of M rs. anier ill her oldi
hoome regreted to see her leave, anu
who hope that she will soon return
Mr. R. J. Walker, looking greatly
Improved from his trip to Monteagle,
returned last Friday. lie left Mrs.
Walker and the young son and daugh
ter of Mr. Robt. Hill at Rolleigh
Sprilgs, near Memphis, where they
will remain a few weeks before re
An October Delineator should be in
every homre; it contains one of the
cleverest articles for the anusemenut of
children that has ever emanated from
the fertile brain of Lina Beard. It is
A Peanut Noah's Ark. There are
thirty illustrations. The magazine is
for sale by J. S. Millikin.
Brown shoes are adver
tised all over the parish.
C(all at Millikin's, he is
the only man in the par
ish that has them.
Mr. ('has. II. ilill has oltpened up the
store formerly occulpied hby Ir. Geo.
Ashbridge, will a handsome line of
groceries, and is now ready for buAi
ness. Mr. Hill is a firet class young
nilu, tand we predict that lie will make
a success. l1e will continuejfis butcher
busineas in the same building.
Mr. J. S. QGienard, onot of our sub
stantial ditizens, who, Itha been down
in the Crescent City visiting relatives.
and at Minsluippi-City with his family,
return.ed Wedned:y,. looking in excel.
lent health after his month :iway from
h3me. Mrs. Guenarl anal the boys
will not return for a few weeks.
Mi r. Walter (o,,t t it. hrought in the
firsl hale of cotoll last tatlrday and
would have had it ginied Oil that day
if he could have gottenll a ginl to raise
steam. It was the irat hale pressed
o0l on Monday morning at the Mc
(;uire ginl, andtl Mr. Goodwil takes the
blue ribbon on havinig iho first hale of
thle 1901 crop
The barbeceue out at ()ak Grove last
Wednesday was attendled by several of
our youllng ladies andl gentlemen We
are informnied that there was folly a
thousand people on the grouluds and
hat there was at ahindauee to esat.
T'Ihey danced uIntil-a pistol shot or
two was heard--and they thought it
was timte to take a sneak oIr home,
which they did in double quick.
The colored womanSI who was shot
by her husband on the Nie:tza plata-s
tion in the upper part of Hunch's
Hend, three weeks ago, died from the
effects of the wounds last Friday. It
is said that there is a good chance of
nIow catching the murderer, who skip
ped to Arkansas. It was a cold
blooded murder and every means
possible should be made to apprehend
The tenth annual camp fair, unIder
the auspices of the North louisiana
Agricultural Society, will begin at the
North Louisiana Experimental Station
at Calhoun, o, the 25th of this month,
and will continue for three days. Mr.
Francia T Constani, one of the bright
young men of our parish, and one who
ia up it rattle hnsines, Is put dowa on
the programln for an addresas on "the
raising and fatteuing of cattle for mar
I rape 1uix 1ft at Milli
The worn. wb6 bave presided at
the White Hiouse and are now nearly
forgotten by the great public form the
sabteac of * yery lteresting flleltrat
ed artlek Jqt.Ie Octobeg D1Imlestor.
For sale t'j:' S. Millikln't.
SCol. Jno. A. Buckner, prominent
, 4tign •an plataer of the e*otd waid,
i who has penl the suwaesr travellag
.jhrough Europe, reached bi. borne on
At a meeting of the Board of I)iree
iitrs of the Lake Providence Bank heldt
tin Friday la-t, Ma- er Felix Taylor
wia5selecied as aisistanit to Mr. J. W.
T'I' ke, Jr., cnshier of the hank. 'I'his
is quite a re|pon.ihle position and one
Ihat Felix ran fill witll credit. ie isa
ytung man not yet seventeen years of
Hie, and it speaks well for him that the
directors of the batnk should have the
cottlidnce in hiirn that they have, and
we predict that it aill not be long be
fore he becomes efficient in the busi
ness. lie has a good man over him,
and 5Mr. Tooke Aill give him all the
advaitages po'aible. Felix is to be
congratulated, and also his mother.
who has given him good and careful
training, and we Inmpress upon him to
he straight and honorable in his call
ing, and success will crown his labors.
We wish you good luck.
STOOD DEATH OFF.
E. B Mun.lay, a lawyer of Ilenrietta.
Tex., once fooled a grave-digger. He
sa)s. "My brother was very low with
nalarial fever and jaundice. I per
suaded him to try Electric Bitters, and
le was soon mullch better, but conlin
uied their use until he was wholly
co:rd I aln sure Electrie Bitters
saved his life." This remedy expels
imalaria, kills disease gernms and puri
fies the blood; aids digestiont, regulates
liter, kidneys and bowels, cures Con
slipsl it'n, dlyspepsia, nervous diseases,
klniey troubles, femalle complaints;
gives perfect health. Only 6Oct at J.
S. Guenardt's drug store.
A post office inspector was in town
last Thursday for the purpose of look.
ilig over the workings of our posi
,ffice He went through the books
Hnld canh in a very short time, and
fonnd everything neat and correctly
kept. lie complimented Mrs. Taylor
very highly, anid told her that it was
the he t kept office in his district and
that he had nio trouble in going over
her books and cash. Mrs. Taylor is
very correct, and the inspector will
always find her ready at a nmoments
notice to have the otlice looked over.
The street and bridge committee
should not neglect to have the
flues int the stores and buildings
in the buainess portion of the town
carefully examnled this month. This
is an important matter, and it should
not he neglected. Marshal Peck and
his assistantis in their examination of
flues have found where rafters have
been burned half in too, and in other
places where they have been found
dangerous. The close inspection of
fiues has saved the town from having
more than one fire.
rured of Chronic Diarrhoea After
Thirty Years of Suffering.
"I suffered for thirty years with
diarrhoea attd thought I was past be
ing cured," save John S. Halloway, of
Frenich Camp, Miss. "I had spent so
much time and money and suffered so
much that I had given up all hopes of
recovery. I was so feeble from the
effects of the diarrhoea that I could do
no kind of labor, could not even travel,
hut by accident I was permitted to
lind a bottle of Chamnberlsn's Colic.
ChoJlera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and
after taking several bottles I am en
tirely cured of that trouble. I am so
pleased with the result that I am anx
ious that it he in reach of all who
auller as I have." For sale by J- S.
Mr. Wess Dettwyler, brother-in-law
of Mr. E. J. Ilamley, died at his home
in Canton, Mo., on Saturday last. It
is only a little over two weeks ago
that Mr. Hamley received the news
that his mnother bad died, and now
another death in the family, is sad in
deed. Since theabove paragraph was
wrIhten it ts learned that a brother of
Mr. lamley had lost one of his sons
Cuts and Bruises Quickly Healed.
lChamberlain's Painu Balm applied to
a cut, bruise, burn, scald or like injury
will intstattly allay the palin and will
heal the parts int less time than any
other treatment. Uniless the injury is
very severe it will not leave a sear.
Pain Balm also cures rheumatism,
sprains, swellings and lameless. For
sale by J. S. Guenard, druggist.
One of the sons of Jake Ware, a
prosperous colored mtnan living in the
Winterfleld neighborhood, road a fine
mule to town on Saturday last and
bitched him to one of the racks, and
at night when he went to get his mule
he was gone. He had also a finle T'ex
s esaddleon the mule. We learn that
nothing has been beard ot the mule or
saddle siuce. There Is too much of
this kind of stealing going on and it
abould be broken up if possible.
Millikin handles blan
kets and quilts---direct
from the factory. No
middle profits to pay.
Miss Dessie Bell, who has spent
sometime at Monteagle, Tenn., re
turued last Friday on the Delta. Miss
Dessieattended the summer normal
Marshal Peck had to run in about
half a dozen law-breakers on Saturday
night. He had to use his club on
some of them as a persuader.
Mr. J. W. Dunn left Monday to join
his wife and daughters at Mississippi
City, where be will remain a few days,
when he and his family will return
There was alittle better business in
town On Saturday last than on several
Saturday¥ before. It will not be long
now beforethe msrcbanta will be all
A great deal of complaint is beard
about le e..eetamd bridge commit.
tee moving the lamp aeross the street
from w eorner of Lake and Hood
Memvs A.. . Nelson and Cbarley
RHope, meear of tbe Police Jury,
were In the city on SO1day last and
went areond to take a thorough look
at the new court boom.
Mr. F II. Schneider. secreiari anud
treasurer of the East Carri'si Fair As
sociation, has now the catalogue in the
bands of the printer, uand hopes to
have them ready for distribution in the
neaxt-two weeks. The caseloguee till
be much larger than the one of last
year, which has tnine-ty-two pages, and
we are infoined will be much nicer.
It has been decided by the aseociation
to hold the fair on the 22, 23, and 24
of October, jlst cool enough to
make everything pleasant and nise.
We regret to say that there does
not seern to be the same interest mani
fested by our citizens as there was last
year, and unless everyone takes a help.
ing hand it nmaking it a success, noth
ing can keep it from being a failure.
It is not right to put the pntire work
on the phon!.'lr'r of noce 4trry((, who
has to neglect his busiones -acid give
his time to the fair. Everv citizen in
the town and parish should take
enough of pride in such ans enterprise
as to Civ? a lit ti otf fi , tune to the fair
thiw falI, where every ,one is to be bene
fitted so much: and the success of the
fair last fall should certainly cause
themni to work that much harder for
the coming fair.
A publc meeting bhould be called
amid committees t, hould be appointed
to see that every delail is arranged avdi
carried out; and if it is, you will see
five times more people here than last
Such a fair benefits the planters of
the parish and merchants of Provi
dence, then work it up for all its
Last Tuesday n,orninmg a large num
ber of our citizens awoke to find
themselves minus their front gates,
caused by persons during the night
going to almost every residence int
town andt lifting them off the hinges,
amd where they could not be conveni
etttly lifted off the screws were taken
out, or the hinges were broken. It
seems that the gates had to comle off.
Quite a number of the gates were car
rted to the Maguire & Schneider cor
ter where they were left. and where the
owners had to go to get them. 'The
gate of Mr. D)unn's was thrown tin
der the lake bank, where ft was fotund.
We hardly think it was the intention
to injure the property, of any one by
those who did the tmischief, but it is
pretty hard on those who have nice
flowers ad shbuberv to have it des
troyed by cattle that got in the yards
after the gates were removed. Sonme
of the cit zeus were very angry, and if
the persona'could be found out who
did it, they would certainly be pun
MR. SHERIFF, OPEN COURT I
OYES ! O YES! O YES! The
great and only Court. of which HAM
ILTON & KENNEDY. are the judges,
the ltwyers and the jury. is now open
forever and ever. not in the new court
house, but in their Commercial Em
porium on the Wrong Side of Lake
street. These high attd honorable
juldges are ready to try ALL KINDS
OF SUi2S of Clothing on all kinds of
Customers, regardless of race, age,
color. rank or previous condition.
The fees charged are so small, that
the poorest client can try a suit and
win it in a walk-over to their Sanct
They are so fair and square, that
they deal out ,'even-handed justice" to
each and all in the shape of Shirts,
Collars and Cuffs, Neckwear, Under
wear, Shoes. Hats and any thing in
the Gents' Furnishing Line.
A complete line of LAI)IES' READY
TO-WEAR GARMENTS, and 18641
Novelties, which any one with cents
So come Papa, Mama, and all the
Children. Bring the cook and Towser
along, and we'll lead you a dog's life
in Low Prices. Yours Only
HAMILTON & KENNEDY.
P. S.-Should you happen this way a
hundred years from now, drop in and
see us. We will he here, eitimer with
wings or without thlem. i. & K.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy a
The soothing and healing properties
of this remedy, its pleasant taste andt
prompt and permanent cures have
made it a great favorite willh people
everywhere. It is especially prized by
mothers of small children for colds,
croup and whooping cough, as it
always affords quick relief, aind as it
coutaine no opium or other harmful
drug, it may be given as confidlently to
a baby as to an adult. For sale at J.
S. Guenardi's drug store.
Mr. Eugene F. Guenard, looking the
picture of health, returned Wednesday,
tfter a month spent in New Orleans
and Mississmpi C:ity, where he had
nice fishing and bathing. Mr. Gue
tard is now in the store of Mr. Frank
At a meeting of the stockholders of
Ihe Lake Providence Batnk hield on
Friday last, the following persons were
elected as the Board of Directore for
the entsuing year: S. W. Sminlth. Jr,
J. 1Hill, E. J. Hamley, J. C. Pitt
man, Phil McGuire, C. F. Davis anid J.
VW. Tooke, Jr. A dividend of 20 per
cent. was declared, payable ont de
maid, which shows that the bank is
in a healthy and flouristnltg condition.
It Is under careful management, anmm
shotild be supported in every wa"
A SHOCKING CALAMITY,
"Lately befell a railroad laborer,"
writes Dr. A. Kellett, ot Williford,
Ark "ills foot was badly cruslhed,
but Bucklen's Artica Salve quickly
cured him. It'i simply wondertil for
Barnse, Boils, Piles anid all skin eruip
tions. It's the world's chamvlion healer
Cure guaranteed. 25c. Sold at G(oe
nard's drug store.
A large amonrt of bay throughout
the parish has been ruined by the late
rains. We are told that stacks of it
had to be burned in the fields.
The Butterlck Fashion Sheets for
()October are now ready for free distri
bution at Millikin's. They lshow sev
eral of the fashion tendencies of the
WORKI>,; NIGHT AND DAY.
The buisest and mightiest little
thing that ever was made is l)r. King's
New Life Pills. These pills chantge
weakness into strength. listlessness in
to energy, brain-fag ieto mental
power. They're wonderful in Inild
ing up the health. Only 25c per box.
For sale at J. S. Guenard's drug store.
We received a letter on Thursday
from Dr. L. A. Witney, of Greenville.
stating that on account of a rush of
dental work there, that it will be ima
possible for hint to visit Provideuce for
a few weeks.
It is said that tile tass have com
meuced strikling at the spiatier. "T'bere
ought to be pletnty of fine sport as
soon as the weather becVmes a little
M When buylng SHIRTS
there is one sort that will never
disappoint you in excellence of fabric,
workmanship and fit, and that sort is
the famous MONARCH Shirts, made
by Cluett, Peabody & Co.
WE CARRY A FULL LINE
OF THEIR GOODS
Colored Negligee, detached
cuffs, no collars, 1.oo to 1.5o
Colored Negligee, attached
cuffs, no collars, 1.oo to 1.5o
Colored Negligee, attached
collars and cuffs, 1.00oo
White Negligee, attached
cuffs; no collars 1.oo to 1.5o
White pleated bosoms 1.oo to 1.5o
Full Dress 1.oo to 1.5o
Night Shirts 7 5c to 1.oo
We also carry a cheaper line of
Shirts from 25cts to 75cts..
ST/HE OLD REL IABLE
HEADI UARTERS FOR
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. q
SBIIA..D d POOLT P.A..RLOR
Schlitz Milwaukee Bottle Beer and Christian
Moerlein Keg Beer always on hand.
"OLD FORESTER" A SPECIALTY. .)
Phil J. McGuire & Co., Proprietors.
HILL'S MEAT MARKET
Ice Delivered free to any part of Town
Patronage sohocited. Gu~rantee promptness.
Call usir up over either 'phonle.
THE JOS. L, FISCHER LUMBER CO.,
LAKE ~PROVIDENCE, LA.
We are able to supply the trade in large and small bills of Lumber on
the shortest notice.
Tongue anicl Gro-e Cypresm
Floorlng and Celing,.
Tanks of any sire made to order at N. 0. prices,
Shingles, Shingle, Shingles.
ltiOffice in Hamiley Block. Connected lby CauAmblrland and Ilomr
telepones. Send your orders to a home enterprise.
I --- ---
SWarner i Searles Sult
Flas a faculty that few others possess
-that of pleasing both young and old.
For in addition to the stylish cut
sied new fabrics so attractive to the
young men, there are the more solid
Joints of good work, good trimmingf
tad good cloth that make it trut
conomy to have one.
Money back if not suited.
Mail orders receive prompt attes
WARtNER & ,SEARLES CO.,
Have you a eiese of fullness it thi
region of your stomtiach afltr eating
II so you will be benefited by usiun
Chamberlain's Stomach and Live]
Tablets. ''bhey also cure belching sin
sour stomacth. 'They regulate the
bowels too. Price, 25 cents. Sold b;
J. S. Guienard's druggist.
Strayed or stolen from the Lewistoi
plantation. on O1i1 River. four miles nortl
of Brunette. a L)ark Bay Horse Mule, kee
made, with bushy tall, and about 15 hand
high. with saeddle marks on back. P'or th
delivery of said mule to us at Lewistor
plantation we will give $10 in cash.
E. K & C. M. McALPIN.
Brunette. P. O., La.
Stoles from Mr. T. S. Delony's place
about three weeks aro. a dark bay chest
nut mare. heavy with fold, 134 or 14 baud
high. little sway-back. small legs, roache
main, small knot on tip of nose also smal
white streak. Will t sy $10 dollars for be
recovery. D)ENNIS BANKS.
Lake Providence. La., Sept. 7-1901.
Two male Polan China pigs, tv
moaths old. Prioe. $ 00 each
Two liast spring bouthdow, ranat
Price, PAU each.
EO. S. OWw E ,
Gossy ppia Plelastlui.
Pilober's Pontr, P. O., La.
To Cattle Buyers and All Whom it
The undersigned have each a large
herd of cattle running in the swamps
situatd east of Mer Rouge. The Day
enport brand in the letters J D.
T'he Moss brand is q ("M'" with bar
over it) Their cattle run in portions
of t he parishes of Morehouse. Ricbland
ant West Carroll. To protect them
selves agaiinst cattle thieves they have
agreed that they will not sell to any one
who will not agree to ship from Mer
Rougie and from no other place, either
rail or river. Any one collecting or
driving cattle branded as above, and
not accompauied by one of the under
sined.or by some one legally reRre
senting them. will be criminally prose
;reed. To any one furnishing infor
Snatiou leading to the prosecution and
conviction of parties stealing their cat
Stle, the undersigned will pay a reward
of one hnnjtred ($100) dollars. All
letters and telegrams must be aadressed
to the undersigned at Mer Rouge, La.
C. C. DAVENPORT,
Fine line of crockery at
Business will now open up, and the
long, dull summer will soon be forgot.
FINE SWiT MILK 250 R
I 1 MRS. T. J. POWILL'S.
Taken up on High Lead plantation, a
light sorrel Oily, about four and halfyear
old--corse teeth In mouth yet; 1I or 183ý
bands high. white spot Ian fae, small mat
,o0 nae. mall wart on breast. Owner eyl
;have came by proving property and paing
. charge. Call on,
I-. Jo. s RIDINGS, .
SPanola P. . High Land Plantation.
t·-~ ~ ~ 3~_
SAM GAEIANTY P &ALar
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes,
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
TrunLýsI, VTlioem, Over sBhoos.
IDPEverpthing in our store is new and first class, and we
solicit a liberal share of your patronage
THE GREAT BARGAIN HOUSE OF
Corner Lake and Levee Streets--North Side.
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and
LADIES' and.GEN T'S Furnishings,
We also carry a complete line of
of the latest styles and fads, and our prices are extramely low.
-'I respectfully ask a share of the public patronage, and guaranttee to
treat every one right.
The Lake ProvidenceBank,
'THE LAKE PROVIDENCE BANK issues Bank Drafts or Money Orders
good anywhere in the United States. They are cheaper, and just as safe
as Post Office or Express Money Orders.
--- THE FOLLOWING RATES----.
Not exceeding $ 5.00.05c. $ 5.00 and not exceeding $25. 100
$25 and not exceeding $60. 15e $60 and not exceeding $80, 20c
$80 and not exceeding $100, 25c. and on up at rate of 25c 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 fillout application. 'tbere are also
other advantages over P. O0. or Express money orders. Give it a trial,
J. W. TOOKE, JR., Cashier.
Siº R. J. BURNEY. I1;,H
Bernard Building, Lake Street, Lake Providenoe, La,
- Dealer in- *r
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
and everything kept in a First Class Store
rverything for Iadcies.
7lrverythiLng for Gentlemaen
A FULL LINE OF GROCERIES.
8JIiWe are here to stay, and by fair and honest dealing, we hope to
uild up a first class trade. We solicit your business, and will do our best
o please you. Give us a call.
THE GUENARD DRUG STORE,
_. J S. GG..ENIARD, PnorlaroR
-ale street. Lake Providezoe. Lsae
ThugW, Jedifineg, Chemigal, patent Jedicine.
(arries a ?hll line of Pair'ts, Oils, Ifara isles,
Brus1Zes, tpoliet Soaps, Perfhrlery, Books, Fine
Statiorery ariqd Glass.
Prescriptions Accurately Compounded.
Geo. W. McKee,
-ho Old "tReliable Grooerp Erouse
Fine Whiskies, Wines and Cigars,
All k15d1 $ fFaiioy Fadrily .I&eieies
We invite you to call and see our Stock of Canned Goods. We carry
a large line of different grades of sugar and coffee. We buoy for eash
and secure the discount, therefore we can sell for a small profit.
Louisiana State Uni- Session opens Wednesday, Sep
iersitj and Agriculuo Iwteember 18, and oontines thirtyseven
ral and Mechanical Ltery an Scientif
College, Baton Rouge, course of study. Special and grad
La,. uate courses. Full Commercial
THOMAS F. BOYD, A. M. LL. D.I Course. Oldest and best Sugar
PRESIDEraT. I Course in America.
Strong faculty, large library, well equipped laboratories, work-shops,
and experiment stations. Instruction thorough, modern, practical,
itting young men toraaccess in anyacalling.
thirty buildings in most beautiful grounds.
sxpenses lower than at any other institution oferin equal advantages.
Write to the Secretary of the University for catalogue containing full
SD~. Benadr & 3.taud, We do all kinds
---,- ~'. of Job Work.
LAKE PIOVIDNCOE, LA.
at Teiepoaes in oMesa d rs ' Letter and BillHeads.
Pr. Frsal B. Artaud, late Surgeon Enveloes, IStateznents
Msjer' U. 8. A.. hasm retvued.ad
;aerm artaer.hlp wat Pr.F. a.Posters. Our prices
Alt allb will be anweIred promptly,
dtry sidrght .alahe of u. are moderate.