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SPRING ! On the best Whiskies. Table Wines, Etc. Tobacco
and CI*ars,-Imported and Domestic.
Ael,'lt for W. J. Luinp's B'rowing Co., and Wright &
Tray li Wihiskies.
Buck Beer in Cask. Case, Keg. Bottle and Glass,
'' .:.RIGHT FROM THE KEG AND ICE.;.*.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
The only Place who serves Lunch at any time, day or
night, Is at
LEHMANN'S JUG HOUSE.
urday, May 17, 1902.
lifton F. Davis,
.atty-at-I. a w
oal ]Etat t lSgt.,
Lanke Providence. ISa.
AVIN(: JUST'I' FINISIIED A ('OMI'LET
RACT OF ALL TIIE LANDS IN EASoT
ROLL., I AM PIlIEI'AIltF) 'TO FIURNISlI1
TACTS oF TITLES ON SHloRT NOTICE,
E. WAYLES BR()WNE,
NOGRAI'IIER AND NOTARY PUBLIC.
Local and Parish News.
civil ternm of the District Court
evened on Mouday.
he court-house square should be
sited up and made to look nice.
bhe Vicksburgers may play some
'g else better than they catn play
'lark Hall umpired the game of
I on l'uesday satisfactory to both
t wont't take long to throw up the
-bed for the railroad through East
The ball game on Tuesday brought
rest many of our country friends
Work is progressing rapidly on
easa bridge, and it is now almost
Pecau Grove Lodge No 50, A. F. &
M. will meet on Wednesday even
Lake street is now being sprinkled.
he money put out by our merchanjs
r it is well spent.
Dr. Sharpshire has left Providence
d returned to his old place in the
wer part of the State.
Screen doors and windows at the
rovidence. ilardwnre Co. Cheaper
*nr you e, have them made.
round was r ,,ken for the railroad
the corpora'e limtits of Providence
ndly. Three cheers and a
This bank loans 1 wi.nz t satis
tory secitutiy and - a ahle
e of interest. THE LAKE PROV.
The Town Council proceedings are
blished.Ju another column. By
ding them you keep up with the
ings of the city dads.
Mr. Joba Kennedy Is now employed
I the Clerk and Recorder's office as
Ir. Blackburn's deputy. John is capa
le of holding down tile position.
The Knights of Pythias will meet on
t'eeday night next, and as this will be
o important meeting, all Knights in
Dod standing are expected to be ott
'The Fischer Lumber Company are I
W1ptl1ting up first class door aod t
iodow frames at their factory in
wit. See them for any kind of
acy pickete. r
Mrs. Emma Pope, :an excellent aid t
lt lass teacher, who has been em- e
)yed in the Floyd school, closed her
solon last week and returned to her
ine in Providouce.
The Egelly house has been crowded
ltb strangers for the past week. i
mtne are being attracted here by the c
mws of the building of the railroad
d are hunting locations.
Mr. Hazel Smith. a popular young F
an of Mtsyersville and well known
our citizens, is now second clerk on t
i. Belle of the Bends. lie will takl.e
irst class steamboat clerk.
Mr. Fred Schneider has taken advan.
go of the Ofne flishiug iu the lake, tad
'bee, going out nearly every evet
*. tHehas brought in miore fishb
tonaunt the other titshermen.
If our Town Council think that
renty thousaud dollars will build and i
mplete the system of waterworks c
d lighlt, we believe they will be
dly fooled. 'They will find that it
"lcome nearer double bthis amount. I
-on. Bob Snyder, of 'reuses, anud
u)rJ. B. Soyder, of Madison, arrived
Providence on Monday evening. '
tee gentlemeni are counsel in tihe
arth La. BapHtist Educational Society
tatlrIed before Judge F. X. iRans
There Is talk of trying to secure the
4ksburg and G(reenville protessiounal
If clubs to play it Providence some
me during the surmtner. It would be
mig dawiBng card, atd we hope the
atlllig tboys of our town will got d
ram Dixon, colored, was ar-s
t~rhlt th;e second ward on Mon
v, charged with embuhezzlement.
eon was carrying tihe miail for Mr. r
SIltdlitgs it the fifth ward, atd.goti
sq with a pistol and money belong- .
StoE 4bst gentleman.
Two aiciCate, happened out at the
i last w . Oneof the workmen
plart of ree fingers on his right
Seait allrd the other had ose ofr
LIeg. holrfbly, taahed. Dr. F.'E.
rkid ltookott eoveral brokeu bones
1 drssed his wonud.
)r.:flaeMiatkey, brother of Mrs. a
a jtvy, arr'iv'lkd last Friday to b
a' few days. Mr. Minekey " se
9flag fo' y lelesale Now York t
iug bopte. We were glad to see
'ooktag well and to learn that he
ydolog tgood business. i
"-f5ew me, bichg racks could be t
a to me 'S4,a tage. There ls uot 0
Sthe tay the ms at
mekM4'.ee Sblardr2s. If "
4 eth s eeear.
You'll be sorry when the rise comes,
'l'hat you didn't grasp the chance
To buy when lands were cheaper,
Before the great advance.
For as sure as you are living,
Advances will soon come,
For railroads and improvements
Are getting on the hum.
Strangers now are comning
And Iluying up the land,
For they know the rise is coming
Antd they're taking a good stand.
So get In line mynv renders,
Before things take a rise,
For when they've raised abit
You may not have the price.
E. J. HAMLEY IRE \Li ESTATE
BEST ON- EARTH.
Prof. W. F. Wauth of Chlcato, says
that "Silver Churn Oleomargarine" Is
richer and better; than butter. 25cts
per pound at C. H. KILL'S.
The suit of the North Louisiana
Baptlist Association, involving the Jas.
S. Millikin property and. the property
owned by the Association at Tallulah,
brought to our town a large number
of colored ministers from Madison,
Tensas and Concordia this week.
There is now a railroad camp up at
the Arkansas line, one on Bell Meade
and one near Baxter, and in a few
days more there will be several others
strung along the line, and as it is only
a two to three foot embankment, work
will be completed at a rapid rate.
Was a red letter week for us, and we
are making this a red letter week for
you by selling mutich real estate.
E. J. HAMILEY IEAt, ESTATE
In another column we publish a cor
respondeuce between Mr. Phil Mc
Guire, our enterprising citizen, and
lion. J. G. Lee, secretary of.the Board
of Agriculture and Immigration, in
regard to holding our annual thir this
(all. Let us go to work as he suggests,
and iake our fair a big success.
Captain A B. French, the well
known and popular owner of the
.New Sensation," show boat, died in
Cincinnati last week. Captain French
has been coming down the Mississippi
regularly once every year for the past
twenty-five years, and was known to
every one alotng the river.
i-A new lot of Corliss Coon Col
lars at Millikin's.
Mr. II. Buckner, of Kentucky, son.
in-law of Col. Juo. A. Buckner, arrived
on Tuesday last to look after the large
planting interests of Col. Buckner
during his abseuce; whe goes to Hot
Springs for the bnefit .of his health.
We hope that he finds relIef and re
turns huntme entirely restored to health.
The Guenard drug store Is now
furnishing the fittest kind of soda.
water, and there is none sold any
where thati has a sweeter flavor. Mr.
(uenard makes his own syrups, which
is a guarantee that they are pure andt
fresh, lie is doi'g a good business,
sud wbeu the town becomes a little
larger he latends to have all kinds of
Who first beholds the light of day
In spritgs sweet flowery month of May,
Would do well to call without delay
Atid bear what H1amley has to say.
THE E J. HAMLEY REAL ESTATE
Mr. Orr, the man who had hise leg
horribly mashed by a log out at the
Ficher saw mill last Saturday and
w ho was brought totoown for medical
treatment, died on Tuesday. We now
derstand that he was a hard working
man. He leaves a wife antd one child,
whO was their only support. His
death Is a sad one.and the poor widow
and orphan child have our deepest
al"gNow is the time to enjoy buggy
riding. Jas. S. Millikin has some bar
gains that will interest you. Give
him a call.
Sheriff Frank Strong of Chicot
County, Ark., came down last Monday
and took back with him W. E. Bua,
the negro horse athief. who was ar
reeted by deputy sheriff luster a few
w"eeksago. uart stole the horse from
a poor colored woman, and sheriff
Strotg said Hart was a bad man, who
was wanted on other charges besides
*hore atealiug. Through sheriff Dtna's
energy and perseveratce Hart was re*
turned to the a cee of his crime.
In another column we pabiteh a
deotmnieation on the importaut mat.
ior of a good dirt road to Weqt Cau
roil. "Tax Pyeer' Is a promlant slit.
esn, nd we are gild tpo see b.e baet
started rollingby him.' It sb
lepi up until we gel the roa-L
olet tit coj temtiae s eendW. St
Keeliit uFp Q tobw o . u it
-u tliA hakwt i ;E ·i
After an illness of three weeks or
more Mr. Edward J. "Delily died on
Sunday morning last at half past six
o'clock, at the residence of his sister,
Mr,. A. K. Alston. Mr. l)elony was
35 years of age. lie was never of a
Strong constitution, but his many
friends did not think that he would be
taken away so soon. lie was the son
of the late E. J. Delony. one of East
Carroll's honored and respected citi
zn, who had a heart as tender and
sympatbetic as a woman and whose
purse was ever open to the needy.
The son was of a tender nature, gentle
and kind, and we do not believe that
he ever offended a person or did a
wrong act. His funeral on Sunday
evening was oue-of the largest ever at
tended in our town, which showed the
high standing of the young man in the
home where he was born and raised.
The funeral service were conducted by
Rev. Mr. Boberg of the Episcopal.
church. His remains were tenderly
laid away beside those of his father
and brother in the beautiful Cemetery
on the lake. His sister and brotber
have the sincere sympas:thy of our com
muunity in their sorrow and grief.
Grape Nut and Shreded Whole Wheat.
Fine Breakfast dishes. At
C. N. HILL'S
We notice that Tallulah has organ
ized a bank, With a capital stock of
$25,000 already subscribed. There is
also talk of building an oil mill, com.
press and ice plant. The citizens of
that town are on the move, and they
see that it will take hustling on their
part. They know that to lay dormant
means much for Providence and
they mean to give our town a
tilt for enterprise and business
that may be expected to come
Ibis way, atd it will not do for
our, people to sit still and look for
things "to turn up" without making
an effort. Tallulah Is only about
forty miles south of us and it can take
away a large part of business enter
prises if we are not wide awake.
Hon. J. T. McClellan, president of
the Fifth District Levee Board, accom
panied by Mr. M. P. Robinson, assist
ant State engineer, reached Providence
last Friday evening and left early Sat
urday moaning on their way tp to
Arkansas. These gentlemen started
out from the lower end of the district,
and were making a thorough inspec
tion of the entire levee system under
the care of the filth district. They
never saw the levees in a finer condi
tion thai they are in to-day, and it
must be of great satisfaction to them to
know that the levee bill will soon be
passed by Congress and work will con
tinue to make our levees safer from
aj"'Are you dressed to the latest
style? If you want a well .. ade neat
suit look over my line of samples.
J. S. MILLIKIN.
Mr. Langham, one of the largest
cotton planters of the second ward,
was a visitor to town on Monday.
Mr. Langham has taken charge of Mr.
Robt; Nicholbon's large railroad outfit
and is only waiting for notes from the
engineers to start in throwing up
the road bed. He told us that the
engineers were hurrying as fast as
possible and thought by Monday he
would be able to start in. Mr. Nichol
son's contract starts near the big house
on Bagdad plantation atd continues
two miles south of Tallulah. He ex
pects to sub a large part of the work
so as to finish it up as soon as it can
"Please tell the court what you did
between 8 and 9 o'clock on that morn
ing", "I gave the two children their I
breakfast, dressed them for wehool,
made up their lunches, washed the
dishes, made the beds, sorted the
soiled linen and put it in the tuba,
swept and dusted the parlor, sewed a
button or two on the childrens' clothes,
interviewed the gas man, grocer and
butcher, put off the landlord, sat down
to glance over the morning paper, and
then-Oh yee I wentt down to tam-n
ley's Real Estate office and invested in
one of those early morning bargains. I
E. J. HAMLEY REAL ESTATE
We have withdrawn frtem the trust and
ut the Irice of beIdewn. ive us yur
We were informed on Monday that
the body of a uode woman was found
last Saturday in the river near Se-e.
sum's levee camp a few miles below
Ooodrich's landing. The body was
horribly disfigured-with the head
missing, one arm and leg, end the
body almost split open. An Intelli
gent colored man who saw the body
said that he was almost positive that
it was that of a white woman, as the
foot was very -small. He smid that it
waa a horrible sight. Who she was
and how she met her death, Is a mys
tory, sad no doubt will never be found
aeThe beet Sewing Machine on thet
market, is the New Royal. 8old by J.
The planters are now very much eon
couraged and no doubt are wearting a
bioad grin. Thle rain on Toeday wee
very much needed to bring up ithe
cotton plated for several daye; and
which would not have eprogted nutil
a.rain. We aunderstanod sthi there was
hundreds of acree not up, and this talis
was worth theasaods of dollar. to
.iemn.. There yus not a heaiytnim
poor and not iear.eosgb, u-tu wbM
d4d come wrill bvIag jg esteu p.
Town Council Proceedings.
Lake Providence, La., May t, 1902.
The Hon. Mayor and Board of Coun
cilman of the town of Providence, La..
met this day at 8 p.m. pursuant to ad
Present-G. M. Franklin. Mayor; T.
J. Powell, secretary; councilmen C. F.
Davis. C. R Egelly, W. S Maguire and
J. W. Pittman.
Reading and approving minntes of
I May 1st, was postponed till regular
Councilman Davis, a committee of
one; to whom is referred the negoti
ation for sale of waterworks and light
bonds made a favorable report as to
same, and after a thorough discussion
of the subject, the said councilman is
instructed to look further into the mat
ter and notify the mayor when ready to
-On motion of councilman Maguire,
the sum of twenty dollars is hereby ap
propriated for the purpose of experi
menting in the use of oil in sprinkling
the streets, the said amount to be
placed in the hands of councilman Ma
guire and Mr Robt. Hill.
The board adjourned subject to the
call of the mayor.
G. M FRANKLIN. Mayor.
T. J. POWELL, Secretary.
Lake Proyldence. La., May 9, 1902.
The Hon. Mayor and Board of Coun
cilmen of the town of Providence met
this day pirsuant to adjournment.
Present-lion. G. M. Franklin, may
or: T''. .. Powell, secretary; councilmen
C. F.Davis, C. RB. Egelly, W. S. Ma
guire and J. W. Pittman.
Absent-Councilman N. rousse.
Reatdij' of minutes of two previous
me ,i as dispensed with.
Couneilman Davis submitted to the
council t~- following "proposition for
-purohase of waterworks -and! light
Lake Providence, La., May 9, 1902.
To the Hon. Mayor and Board of Council
men of the Town of Providence, La.
Gentlemen-We will take the $20.
000 issue of water and light bonds of
your town on the following conditions:
1st. We will pay par therefor, you
to allow from the general fund a com -
mission of 2 1-2 per cent. for telling,
and you to pay the cost' o aminatiq_
by council satisfaeftiy with us and
cost of printing-the bonds.
2nd. Ttatawe.be made the deposi
tory of the sinking -fund, which shall
be paid to us annually as provided by
your former ordinance, you to be al
lowed by us interest on the amount of
the sinking fund at the rate of 2 per
cent. pet annum; and further, that we
be made the depository of the general
fund of the town.
3rd. On examination and approval
of the counsel selected as above, we
will pay at any time the amount of
said bonds, it being understood that if
none of the amount is used by the 1st
of July that the interest coupon due
that date shall be detached and des
troyed, but that interest shall run on
the whole of said bonds from July 1st,
whether the money be paid on same or
Very trutrl yours,
Lake Providence Bank,
by J. N. Hill, V. P.
On motion of councilman Egelly,
the following resolution was adopted,
That the proposition submitted by
the Lake Providence Banuk for the pur
chase of the $20.000 issue of water
works and light bonds of the town be
accepted in accordance with the condi
Lions contained therein, except that
portion relative to the depository of
the general fund of the town.
At the request of councilman Dayis,
he is excused from voting on the above
resolution, for the reason that he is a
director of the Lake Providence Bank.
There beiug no further business, the
board adjourned till next regular meet
G. M. FRANKLIN, Mayor.
T J. POWELL. Secretary.
A Big Day on the 22.
The Daighters of the Confederacy
held an interesting meeting on Mon
day last at the residence of Mrs. F. R.
The following programme was made
for the services to be held on May 22,
The procession will form at the pub
lic school house at b o'clock in the
afternoon in the following order:
The Lake Providence Band.
Camp Rea, Sons of the Confederate
The Edward Sparrow Chapter.
Mr. Frank Pi!man has been selected
as the grand marshal and Mr. C. S.
Wyly as the orator. Captain R. N.
Rea has been requested to give an ad
dress, and the ministere of Providence,
Rev. Mr. Boherg, Fathlber Mahe and
Reo. Mr. Densou, to participate in the
There will be a float, decorated with
red and white ribbons and covered
with flowers, on which will ride little
boys and girls, representing the Con
Six young ladles, riding horseback
and wearing the red anrd white rib.
bons, will follow the float.
The citizens of the town and parish
are requested to decorate their ve
hicles and take part in the procession.
Quite a number of citizens of our
town formed a party on Monday and
went down to the line of the Memphis,
Helena and LBuisiana railroad to wit.
ness the first dirt broken. The crowd
was beaded by Hou. Itobt, Nicholsonu,
and after arriving at the spot, the
team was hitched to the scraper and.
the bonor was conferred upon the little
daughter of Judge F, . Rausdeli by
dumping the frst scraper full of !!,rt
on the road soon to be built to comptle
tion. - There-was no speeches, although
several of the gentlemen in the crowd
wre called upon. After obattiog
awhile on The boom of Provideuceatd.
It. brlght'ftiture, they retormed to
to~rn dElighted to know that al
frthber doubt about the rom4 not be
leg built had yanqabhed, sedthat the
line of railroad orould be elsbe enough
to town to aetlrfy all. Where tie
crowd allortuedt tW-w' 4don't know.,
Vt.~~~]~CPC Gdp Fe,,* UAb, ~4
~wgbsu $ is
-" X-- - -L "TI - " . . . .
When you want SHIRTS that are poperly m'de. is
every detail, buy the
You not only get the best of MATERIAL and wogl k
1 ANSIIIP, but a roomy garment that Prrs, LOOKS
SWELL and is a PLEASURE TO WEAR.
We have them from 14 to 17 1-2.
Colored Negligee, Percall and 'Madras,
rat $100 to $150
Whit& Pique Negligee. soft finish, at S1 00
White Linen Bosom-,Plain and Plaited, at $100 to $S15
White Linen Bosum,-Full Dress, at $1 00 to $1 5 .
Arrow Brand Collars and Cuffs in all the latest style
COLLARS, 2 FOR 25cts
In Men and ies Spring
we are offering extra good values.
Men's Balbriggan Shirts from 34 to 44 and Drawers
º= to match, 30 to 40. Suit $1 00.
Boys Balbriggan Shirts and Drawers, 26 to 32.
Suit, 50cts.L ,
Men's Bleached Drill drawers-could not be -made ,
better if you paid more. The cloth, the best summer
weight Pepperall Drill, at 50cts. *
XX WINDOW SHADESXXX 4
Trimmed with wide Lace and Fringe and Inserting.
Colors-Sage, Light Sage, Peacock Blue and Nile Green.
Sizes 3-ft to 6-ft, at 50 and 60cts., o
XXX WHITE'S, XXX
.4 - .A. .8.
TIHE OLD ELIABLE
Fine Wines, Liquor na. ty,. l
Billiard and Pool
Schlitz Milwaukee Bottle Beer and
Keg Beer always on '
S- Old FPoxeter " a. 8
PHIL, i, McGUIRE & CO,,
THE GUENARhTYRUG STO
J. 8. CUENARD, Proprietor,
Lake Street, LAKE PROVIDENCE,. LA.
DRUGS, mIEIIIHIES, CHEIICALS, PATENT IIDICIDý
Carries a Fnll Lina of
Paints, Oilis, Varnishes, Brushes, Tellet Soaps, Perfunary, .Biee~ts,
Fine Suationery and Glass.
Prescriptions Accurately Compounded.
Hill's Bi_ Gr oe Rouse
MEAT MARKET. I
We Carry a Complete and Fib Lines
Patronae asohloited. uaraantee po . .
Call usl up evrer l1To. ~ r
" YOU have more or less of,
lit." Passibly it is with you.'
;Such being the case you know
*something of our service.
.But if not a patron, wouldn't
i~t be well for you to became
. LqkoeProvIdence Baki.
At the meethig of the lO6ughters of
the Confedersey held on Monday laet[
at the residence of Mr*. P. it.. Bernard,
the following officer, were elecled for
19023: Mrs. . N. Whbite, .Presr
dent; Mrs. V. M a..rdv, 1st ViceterestI
dent; Mrs. F: IL Bernard, 2nd Vice.I
Presilen' Mrs. . Geo . Btekbfurn,I
Ret ording Secretary; Mise May Beard,
UorrespoUdlng Secretary; Mr" .. P*
Sbudders at Past.
"[ recall now with ror," gIq
Mail Carrier Burnett of Leasn
na., O, "my tlbiee ye t sffeaing
from Kidney trouble. waa hardly
ever free from dull or scute
pains in my back. p or lift
mail sacks made mn 1 felt
tired, worn out, aboe y to give
up, wheu I began to a. le IMt
ters, but six bottles to ored
me and made me feel 11 t man."
They're unrivaled to res b seb,,
Liver, Kidneys and 1 erPect
satisfaction guaranteed & .-1
nard, druggist. Only
A woman who has b
with this disease,-tetls bow to
any dangerous consequences
She says: Our three child
wtfooping cough last a
baby boy being baiy
qld. and owlng to ouat
Chamberlan' teC ough
loat nabme ftbheir pium
out in mubchi belter health
children whose parents'r
tble remdy.:: Our oldest gir
would call lfstily for onsg be
tween Whoops.-4Jesute Pl a
Springville, Ala. Tibts e to
sale at J. 8. Gnenard'nag
It Barted His
KDanforth,` of LAr
tpr4ered for six months a i.
s `I +ir~ c
SAM GALANTY. '
S. Gulenty.L 6 Br4·~ 9
Dry Coods, Cothin
Boots an d o$h ,
GuyT'S UJIG GOOD, .TRUI}
Ezverything "In ou1n liter is ]W - -&ii t-t a nd 'ie "
solicit a liberal shay re .1 s
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The Gre .t Irgabi
-Dealers la".- "' r, ir`
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS UD
y1 a 'A' Y"f_ a'"'
W re s m s - m e~aaayIete tine of ' `"*,
O tStlesand Fads, and or "'Pr s
Of e t t rethel y Low. - "
I respieetfali, ýsk a share of the public patrouiag# w otet vr nergt
B. W. SMITH, Proe" t. Jr. N. B3164.
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