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THE FPOGlES 5.
Our Main Mission: The Upbuilding of Shreveport and North Louisiana.
OL. I. SHREVEPORT, LA.. SATURDAY, JULY 16, 1892. NO. 24.
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DR. C. RATZBURC,
We. S18 Tezs Stweet, Over e
.anltlullllllll ltllHi111lmlll1i iifl
Our REMIUi OFFERS.
It would reluire too much space to give a separate advertiement to each Pre
o um we offer to C(anvasa'rs and Subscribera. We have, however. given space to
rome special Feat.lnres. ruts alnd descriptions of whitbh will he foundll in our adver
tiing columns. Following is a listof our PREMIUM OFFERS as a wh.le, which
ders will be made for a limited period:
-A 2.ýC7 am
I St.icril'er (undetr ,ondtUons
lentione*d iln advertisement), receives
N Stylish Viilting Cards. Progrees
for one year. and the catds. $1.5.
TWO Subscrilber (aciording to con
Ctls inenti,.ued in ad.) l~ets 100
uysbh ViVdting Car ds. Prgress for
sae year, and the cards. 01.75.
MtXJ3 Subscribers gets a Lady's
iesh Work-Box, Ire 107 inches.
miesly finished. Proplres for one year,
and the Work-Box, 1 85.
IMf Subscribers 2 Spalding's
Ytor Baseballs and tbo l Baseball
Jt*a Boys. you can .4t them easy
smaub. The Progress for one year
bad this baseball outft will be seut to
ay address on receipt of l.00.
oVI Subsrthbers gets a beautiful
i' ld.peited Panel Wall-pocket. fin
j4 l f hi, Oxitlse Bilver, sa"tIxl8
Rahaast Just the thing to keep your
music, eto, in. The Program
s' year, and thbis beautiful panel,
S: Subscribers gets a Ladies' Writ
SI Desk, xlx2 Inches, beautifully In
and uInlaid Top. We will send
PI'gres for one year and the
D,.k t any address for WA. .
Stbscrlbers gets Gents' Plush
pd Cut Box; very neat. The
s-d The Progrss for one year. to
$ addras, for U.25.
I r t3 Subrirbs gets a 8-Ball
rt e, nicduely paiLnted and in
strong box. Cruquet Sep and
for one year, @$2..
Subscribers gets a Colored
Water Set, 1 Pltober and 6
spa-l or esotel; very hand
The Water S and the Pnog
4r one year, .10.
Subscrilbers gets a P erfootoo
alum Flour Bin and Solvel
aleit thing going to keep out
- tiask, etc. (dwee dv#rulseue).
Suabasbbers gets a Set of
for pathobing shoes and harass,
rr oOne Is Zxciutded
wUsm La4L W. 5woraO .wrL g .Zaiotly a rcpnreeted. We feel
say cuB who wii epe a good word for !EZ IMMZUU, sad do a little.
somt by wasF mow.. You ca wmle. a Club in your eoznauutty
psrgr c UU ueri
seaone to seam
I C. C. MARTII, D.D.S. W. P. TzraY, D.D.S.
2Dr. Maktl& £ Terry,
D I ENTI STS.
S Oier: 210 ilam Street,
Opposite the City Hotel.
ILEVZ Snalterulwrs gent "The An
glu,%," reproduction of a painlilif
which sold for 612,,000. This picture
i mounted in anl Oak and Silver
Frame, size t1x24 ainches. The Prog
reus and the picture, .350.
TWELVE Sllme.rilwrs rets a heauli
ful Vasa Lamp. (See advertisement.)
TWELVE Subscrlers gets a hand
some Colored Chamlber Set of 10
pieces. The set, and The Progress for
one year. to any address, $4.01 .
TR~ITEE Subscribers g.ts one of
Palmer's kest Woven Hammocks.
beautiful colors, strong, with pillow
aud fringe. The IIcm,ock, aiu The
Progress for one year, $4.50.
THITEEl Sulbscrters gets a Solid
Black Walnut Sto.'-Blacking (Cse,
Brussels Carpet T.Ip, lest Bristle
Brush and Da,~wr ,combIued, Box of
Fr ach Blacklunr. Outfit and The
Progress for oune year, *4.50.
FIFT~rS Subscribers gets a beauti
ful Colored Tea Set of 50 pieces, blue
or brown figures. Tea Set and The
Progress for one year, $5.00.
IXTREEI Subscribers gets 0 Knives
and 6 Forks of Roger.' Silver Plate;
the very b at for table use. Knives
and forks, and The Progress for one
IIVETI EEI Subscribers gets a
splendid Set of Harness. (see adver
TRIRTT Subscribers gets a good,
strong C(rt or Sulky, ada:tited for the
Rmul or 81weliug youur Itrle. (See
OETT Snubeoribers gets the "Never
Fall" Cooking Stove; sometulng ulie.
FLTT-.IVE Subsbribers gets one
of the ueIebrated Oxford Improved
High-Arm Singer aewig Mahiksies.
OTy.- IE BSuhascribers a
Premier Cauaera. the iorest thiug im
agliabie for lovers of amateur photo
graphy. (See a lvertiemuent).
SHEPHERD & KAHN,
Atf's a.ad C..,weIbre dt Law.
Will perctioS n ib. tIsate and United
(Uj. -ww jvy'. beak, corner of
MN.'. A Marke8 .., shrawupel. zu.
NW. 5'Y 7LARIC Z'H bT.
The ~ )J rk~r n tk e yw ere
Ia 4 tem' halt-eel. and
A, l. ticuithaSM to mbl.
Hayseed fctls Forth the Purposes of the tit
FileEWATrr . l., Juliy '4, ?', r2.
To the Editor of The I'rogrei.s:
Hlow strallnge it i" lltlt alimany nwho pro
fet4 to ibe gcod ri-t o;Ii o4d to rlforml the
who )lpray for it ete'rtn:tl happintl'ss of a
mcen, are oplp ,st to tilt' c-t;lli-nllul' tl
of .u'h tOll itln+s u, will muftis them
tempo'rarily htappy. 'T'hi" oti0 ont t.n
only he alttrilbutedl to rne of two th lls.
They are either i rat,'illt of the t 't''llet of
'socitl tlondt iolts, orit are i lot of h) ipo'I it- 1,
It is entirely too late in the day for
p irty orgulls to try to keep tillt f:'rner s To
lnoehm longer upont Illhgl'ildt. one bIy timi.
nlg the howl of datin'r to pj'rtJ. The' it
falrmullr's ee they hltve sIrtvdtl partie5, ltI
mlonopolies, hankers, trults land tnllhdler tl
loIing .tllough, tt. u they lhave I";.Ion to Ft
think it alout timal to looIk after their lp
own Ittle'ret . T-he iparty henchlmen otl ve
bLath sides are struck witlh eounterntatio to
at the monvemetnt, liecatlus it bodke Ino of
good to them. It is the molley systemo
that is running our people, mud both old pt
parties avoid onlllmlg biefore the pvoll'e fth
with that as an issue. for time reaMson that hI
a system that could not stand for a muo- it
mienlt without special laws to propl it up, ci
ruhlid not answer f.r a political issue. at
Stmiething to divide the farmlers is their at
watch-word. They say the tariff needs e:
more cussiug and di-emussintI. We will ml
sa' for the beneilt of hirelings iti the old It
parties, 3 on may howl the force bill until It
your throats are ore, and wear out your It
pre-ses, but you will not move any one r
except the short haired women. The lr
great question is not the n'gro ro robetm. I
hilbut the motley lqueation. Mr. ('haste said ti
that the national bauking syatum was the it
greatest tiu-ancial mistake of his life, and e
it, hould le repea!ed. To cotmtitlue his it
language-"it has builtt up a monopoly ti
whtluh alffcet every iuterest in the cut " it
try." He' says beforie this ca Ibe done ti
(that is repealed) the IPoplet will be ar- I
raved ou ouet ride and the battk+ on the It
other in a cointest suc'h as has never wbeen e
seen in this country. You have the d
dawn of that contest, and wo will ware I
war as long as theme is a foot of land to f
stand on, or an ear or a heart to appeal dI
Mr. Lincoln, jut before hW death, in P
replying to a gentletat fromn Iliuois on I
the closing out of the war, said: As a I
result of the war. corporations have beent
enthroned, and an era of corruption in I
high places will follow ..The money t
powers of the connt' y wdl endeavor to i
prolong its reign by working upon the i
prujudiuces of the people." Mr. Garfield i
maid: "Whoever controls the volume oa I
money in any country is absolute ma ter I
of all the country," and we say to you, I
readers, we are gAlng to change things at t
Mr. Jefferson said: "Our only resource,
and an ample one f-ir any etnergency., i
treasury notes, and bott"med on tales,
and not indebtedness of the country."
That is Jetft rsonian Demooracy.
We could quote from Calhoun, Madl
son, Adams, and a bost of otner., I ut
what we have quote] w'l ufrmoe. The
national banking system must go. We
Swill say to the Cauoasianl that our under
Sjaw will keep its plate, as it has for the
Ity last twenty-two yeaUs, and feel as happy
as we did aben voting for Urvely. We
have as much right to vote th - negro iu
our can'u ms when voting him for the so
called D.Inoorat c party. Advice from
W. fuo's ib somettmee good.
The politicians of eve y station do not
seem to be taking any reconings, but are
of saiting altontg s33on0sons of the gath r
ing storm, sad the roeeks upon which
they are glong to founder. The Supreme
ourts are being packed in the iutetest
of the corporatlou5a Millionaires' are
opertly and nimdushnlay buying seats in
the United States Senate. and yet in fs.e
of all this Iah-haadd rscaly ad
E. soounIe:lea, tarled on t bosh the old
portks, we bare emturs who try to uan
dermine the cemubi pVeople, to keep
tLhat from persnLn5t a ronest ianse to
Sarve oeur cetry Ifrom benakrnupty and
L Ak, aetlke the maim 0o a tax rid
den le ,'ople will It:a d e1s victoriously over se
the howlilg; of co rrulpt politicianis. t
Plartsian politie' is a e'lrse',ld we are not eie
slow I to learn that no par!sin' (call lie a pan
putllroil. lTr e parte'iau lais t no interest thl
with the welfar'cfc the nara'se, hlet every- ch
thilag is sacritll, le in l he interest of his du
P:a ty. Great refoi In- catn only ce real- h
ized ithrough new paries . Meo it blas ever r
I e"n in this country, [fron the famious tit
I4ehta04li eta prty to II1he. mancipatiion of It
the niegin. T'I'hare llever hiislheen a ldliti- at
cfl plrt I'lyl that u'I'e'Sfultly c'rried out wl
t I II rlilt rle'tor'eleof aditTerent a iatue. tu
HEAD WORK IN AGRICULTURE. .,
Ile' I,.,' tie, ýt c swo r. . sind ia Therefiori e s
liet-in,'d to .e iln Editor. Ii
I' (GIRAND CANV. L.a., Jly l 1, 1482. in
3 To the Edittor of Thfle l'rogrc~s:
eiiYou ill Icple'A a,' eelpt this week, in
e stead of a eonteitlilellt ion friom me, all arti
, eh fraela that sle'tndlid monthly journal, t
l thel Slouthern ('ulivatlor anld Dixie
0 I"r'arler, as it is bctter than I c.n pre- sl
r rllr ayway andl is well worth spa'e In e
at yaour valllllbllplcg'r. Accelpt my thanks
n for (the atex.lal-ie'-' yoll selnt me. from one a
o o' whlich I c'liip the followilg: e
n '*4 ile of the indicaltiOlns of Lrowth nll
d pros'writy in the South is seen in the t
Ic fct Ihlat hesad work is bleinx brought to
i Ibear upion the pru'oledction of cotton. In
- the old days herein cottionl wasr pro
, claimetd king, and, not content w thi
L. arlbitrary power in thle Seiouthern Silates, c
ir sop!jcn ted as it was by unpllid servitude,
Is extended his scepter over the North. h
II dolintated its polities anid bullied its r
di Ihlumanity, the great plantationst were t
it lbindled without systlem. IIltlii the 'cot
ar ton crop' nall deended. D)iversitled ag- I
Be r culture and ml nufa m ctures were alike t
el unknown. lHaving made a spl'ciwhlty of i
i. cottoln and ieroeluled it with s!ave labor,
id the peeople of the South magitte'd the
Ie iuportancte of this tlheir sole article of
Id export. One of the fallacies that waitedl
iS upln ats Ilrodulleeion in slhvery days was
ly that the great staple cuald not be raised
in- in equtaities that would supply the de
to Intnd without slave labor. So com- l
pr- iletely has this a.sertion been disproved
he by events that we now find those Inter
int ested considering the questionl of a re- C
hie duetionl of a cotton acreage as the only
re remedy for overproduction, which has
tor forced the price downs to a figure that,
al does not leave a margin of plotlt to the
grower. This is tle stress that' has
n eallleIt head work to the front for the
on Ia st tiwme ill the history of cutton grow
eta Practical intelligencet, taking a care
It ful Inventory of tle situaitluon, finds
ey that to produce coitton profitably
to at present prices, 'intensive farm
he ing,' that is, farmling which aims to
aid increase the yield per acre, is necessary,
of anid further, that the large areas hereto
ter fole devoted tocototou grow ic must be
Du, made to yield a crop of some other pro
at duct for whichll there is a demand ble
forgea iculture will be a paying iudur
ce, try In thle South.
c It is pointed out that the coot of cotton
es, raise ug varies with a number of varyiung
y." ounditons. It in the fields cotton brings
only five ceuts,it iis maiifest tht it can
edll be grown with profit on y on fields so
but h'h that the heavy yield will make itt
the production cost kw than five cents. So
We earele-sly and without method has c tteUs
der growing beeu carried on, says the Ore
the gonian, that no one seems to know what
apy it costs to rame a bale of cattoq in moat
We of the territory devoted to that Iplnstry.
t it hence produotion has been going on trom
so. year to yqlr glutting the ma ket blandly,
unm uanmindful of the fact that labor and
money might both have been savrd by
not letting large areas lie idle. Inquiry has
are dewoustrate'd that this bi true and it is
r - now be'en pushed to ascertain at what
Itch ost cottll can be produced. The ih.
ane evitable result of this inquiry will be h"t
c'st guard against over-production aned to
are dedicate the areas tbus relleved of am
s In unprofitable crop to products fur whihb
.ee the_ is a home market in the bueth ti.
ud is now, and alwa' a hss been supplied, if
old sIplphd at all, by Nortbri ihodAl y.
mc It unsIloenbeenlc appe'eI in Uties more
hep bighly cultivated agricultural seotoes of
e te uountry that the day thebr
ad whl wwnalg sut sulbslstece rarm the
reteltuct sell by 'maim strentb and
r r -iwkwardLmsh' is ended. MLtiLtdm of
such farmers. till exist. it is tr.,lhut they
al.e uIItIkow to a:gru1lture in lt' it ,'I: -
elnt ,7nsl.e, an(d their effort'l nt I ' hLa in.
Ilressilo upon ithl Ia tlurk,'ts.t clleptl as itl
thelit i -' f I heIs l 111r gri'r I. of Ni ! r;l 4k:L
it fIew yeri'as . iPIo mntlade the Iri' 1(lu I.
cheIaper Ithan oa:l for fuel Iv over-lpro'
ucii.l, ollnr of e liet- 'llalI platlrs who
have ugorged th.W m::rk t aitol I I tIt*,
price. of lirt staplth to nlllothing fromI thie
same' 'n:.ale. The ent who llllllakel's Iv em
blaide- of gra ss grcw where o:l' riew h(p
fo te has it' 'l .-,tliientlIy :lll1.iltd. '0 h,"
attention ofhsir Iht'l loist IInv now witli
Irolpriletv I'Tl iret l toel Ii the n"l' !. 1
whilh mnakes variedI prodints of ali:- ,i
Lure' fr whlsh Ihtarlt is a Ionstlll "it I
.t"eadily illerel -sit g d1ta;lillw , 1uhls' wl.. !'
onllse ill'entll.lH iing a IenuIll rut: ' I'''1* '
o I l Iproduelti , (livid" .sl sie witi h Ih te
'nplejis, whethe'llr of Born. tl (oll ir wt tt'I ,
ltlh over iproduction ofin whhis ill It i'll
I4uera, liSt IsIs 1ha- n1ot ilfr,.suslentlV Ito
I tinmles part broulhtl povelrty to Iesert in1,
industrio.i piU eo"i .".
George Eiffel is said to lioave inlail '10.
000,0A) Jas his share in the l:ilTel tower.
Although o'st a tecttaler, Mr. Ilad
stone i devotedl to tean he oniy (.art , ..w
ever, to take that matde aby hi- 1s -i fs.
Young Rtalph Ingalls ias lis fath r over
agail ill ttlenn t i l of Ill tsre :isr w ,ell as in
elqlliue'e :ad(1 in re:iliinssl of retort.
The anarchist liav:ahol never touchles
tolmbeo or strsng driark, nor lid the 53 -
namiter Norcros, who blew up Htiussell
lCharles A. Dnna recently returnedl this
answer to la dinnelr invitation, writin.g it,
ion the back of the request, "Why, e.f
Dr. Shrady, the eminent physiirian, i:t',
SJohn 1l. Sullivan is the inost iarfc't speci
nmlen of phlysical manlssld, he believes, ill
the whole world.
- M. 1. Excell, who lhas recently -been
- made ug a}r (f Alliauce, t I.. i ionly twiLi y
Sthree years of t.,e. and four years ago Wesa
u graduated frontm hseotil.
Senator Blaeklhurn is credited with being:
the readiest if eonlgre-siohal speakers. Ile
carries at his tongle's endl a vcalbul.ry
which is remarkable for its !?ige and c,.
1 piousness. "
Governor Fifer, of Illinois, is very fond
Sof a good cigar, but to hprevent his likinl
for tobacco from getting the uplper hani
hli Invariably abstaius from smoking (,7i
i week In every four.
The new Earl of Stamford, whose prnlde
- cessor in the earldom married a pretty
y Sout-h African negress, visitedl the 'nite.lI
States about three years ago. lih wa:
It known then as William Grty. lie is fort;
two years old.
Ie enry Phippa, Jr., the Pittsburg iron
1 millionaire, was recently presentedl to ti
e queen at Buckingham palace. lie is mal.
r- Ing arrangements tooccupy Knlhwwortn.
Lord Lytton's ancestral home, which li*
- has lea.sed for a term of years.
Is Captain Nicholas Murphy, of Boston, :
y one of the most noted life savers in Anmerr.
a ca. During a period of thirty-live y:ear:s
has saved upward of 100 persons fri,,:
drowning, his first rescue Ieing mad-.
Swhen he was fourteen years oldl.
Secretary Foster is authority for tl:e
t statement that Garltld's speeches, whii 'l
° have Ieen regarded as: models of classic
e- elegance, were rarely *ritten out, and frI
r- quletly the orator's best thoughts came t1'
him after he had begun to speak.
n Colonel A. B. Norton, who made a sot
g emn vow many years ago that lio wouldl
never shave or have his hair cut unt i
Ilenry Clay was elected president, is e":
In joying a lile old age at Dallas, with beard
so and flowing locks reaching cearly to hi.
9o Congresman Allen C. Durborow de
On clares that he haln't a gray hair in 1h0
e bhead when, Feb. ~2 last, he tiloted the eon
at greidonal excursion party to ChiLcat,,.
a Today his bead Is sprinkled with silver.
lard work is telling on him in a way that
is alarming his friends.
Dr. Babcock, of Chicago, Is, althougi
ly blind, a specialist In throat and lung dis
eases, his acute ear making up for l:is
by lack of sight. lie was mnateri-ily as'
as vancetd in his studies by the aid and eln
is couragement given him: by Dr. .ay
at French, now Mrs. French Sheldon.
I4- Congremsman McKeighan, of Nebras:,
Sllves in sod house. This singular dwhll
to lg, which contains three roous, is bornl
ie over a framework, which is then en
tirely covered with thick sods. It is warn.
In winter and cool in summer. adl there
is little danger to Its occupants from cy
Joseph Medill, of the Chicago Tribune.
m has purchased (a rerildence Tn Califoruia.
ot It is located at Altadena, maatainwar'I
me fron Pasadena, in a delightful spot, -with
a spterb view of sierra, valley, plain, city
ad sea, and sarrounded wilth that rarn
iand lxerumat growth at urt , plants and