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SDIR ECTO RrS.
, M. HICKQS, & 3. HTCKS, W. T. CRAWFORD, F. H. GOSMAN, W. F. CHASMA
BENJAMIN GRATZ of Warren, Jones & Grtz, St. Louis, Mo.
THE HICKS COMPANY
iOLESALE GROcERS & COTTON FACTORS,
L15 AND 117 TEXAS STREET, SIIREVEPORT, La.
Warehouses: Corner 8Dring and Travis and Travis and Common Streets.
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us ELLA E _ n. RyURLLscles. Baby Carriages, b e
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Great Wrinkle remov- SAMPLES SENT in" r
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mailed free. F GOUAUX, Houma, La. 7 foot bottom and 8 ft. stave, 20 gallons, ~
7 ft. bottom and 12 ft. stave, 3 90 gallons, 18S.
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S Aolsom Arms Co. 9 Decatr St. "ALBERS MAGNOLIA FRASCATI" GUM,
SHEAPEST Window Shades in town; car- Ask your merchant to buy it for you I I
gets, matting curtain poles, lace ourtains, Price, 5 cents a stick It pleases all.
tc .,equally low, Pilger's, 41-o,3 Dryads.. J. HART & CO. and all wholesalers in New
S S E -EE MAN4 - Orleans will sell it to your merchant.
. W. HLIN, 27 Decatur St. (arden IF YOU HAVE COUNTRY PRODUCE TO
Field and Flower Seeds. Roses a Specialty. SELL, WRITE To
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ordan & Booth
ARE THE LEADERS IN
For Men and Boys.
Make a Specialty of
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Handle the finest make of Shirts, Hats and Shoes in the
218 Teais St., Shreveport. La. N
li a, j le a FeeIL F
TBLES AND IBDLE PENSJ
Shreveport Transfer Co.,
700, 702, 704, 706 and 708 Texas St., Cor. Louisiana.
Our Facilities are Unsurpassed for any Business offered i
We also have a large Lot of Horses and Vehicles that we
8ell at a Bargain.
NO 812 LEVEE
h Old ,eliable
OR iRON ROOFING.
ý 9 A·
W. L. FOSTER, the fact I
Breeder of I. The
3o. A fcn
Thoroug bred Hogs. e"1nt out (
of .John ri
- ave been
of their s
-V E wisdom a
Pedigree With Every Pie ; -cselves
I'rItcls on Appliiation. a barren
iAlso agent for the: best I'cnc on earth habited,
Price colsid1''c(d. Because
SHREVEPORT, - - - LA. Ilerod n
EVERYBODY fate for
Knows something of Photography nowadas.ya John.
as it has become indespeusabie in every branch aum,
OF INDUSTRY AND and goi
ART. n g
WHY DON'T YOU BUY open foi
a Camera, and learn to take Pictures? You will leave a
find it oneof the easiest of arts to master and 3.
we will take as much pleasure in teaching you de
HOW TO USE desert
a $2.50 Watch Camera, as a $200 outfit, free of from II
If you cannot fit up a Dark Room of your own
we will do yoor developing and printing at verse
moderate prices. Give us a trial. departi
Photographers Supplies of Every
Description always in stook. and reo
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N hI a . uee not no till patent to secured. withc
PamOhlet "H t Obtain Patents " with not h
)namei of aotua client In jour State, aoUntYQ3 at on
town. sent free. ddress,
r OppoeSIt Patent Office. Washington,. C. (Luk
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THE SUNDAY S&_1100¶-.1 HE IS
A Poor Germ
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LESSON II.-JAN. 13-FEEDING C.llCA(,o.
THE FIVE THOUSAND. than one yea
not- l)possess U
side of the .-I
(Golden Text: lie Hlath Filed the Hun- a small drlg
gry with (Good Thing4s ---.Luke I: .53- years ago 1e
grant wit h
Mark- VI: 30-44. Schrage can
the result ol
Introductory. The time of to-day's he has liula(
lesson was April, A. 1)., '. Immne- hIi n l10.0l)
diately following the events of the a 'lrL"ct 1 toe
last lesson. The place was the plain unhtilihelp
of Butaiha, belonging to lHethsaida, a lwanhsonl
desert, i. e., an uncultivated,. unin- 1li7-li 1 De
habited place, a short distance south- sle ,, prop
east of Bethsaida, on the northeast 'enlmecl V. 11
shore of the sea of Galilee. The im- free.
portance of this miracle is shown by od,
the fact that it is the only one re- There art
corded by all four evangelists. birds far d
I. The Missionaries' Report-verse smllI sh}
30, A few weeks before the nmartyr- tslin " Is
dom of John the Baptist, Jesus had tsipeg nois
1* sent out his disciples among the vil hosnipefoot
Ilages of Galilee, he himself going called also
also. But when the news of the death habit of of
of John reached them, they seem to of food. I
Shave been overwhelmed, and "gath- niC beca
ered themselves together unto.lesus, of alarm a
) probably at Capernaum. Here they C('hcsa)eak
"'told him all things." They told hint ~ lc telltal(
of their successes and failures, their i, ame -
wisdom and folly, their reliance and ly called t
folldotheir', l'y catlled t
Sw their unbelief. is so calle'
II. Retiring From Ilerod's i)omin- will-willet
i ion--vers. 31, 32. 31. "Come ve your
selves apart unto a desert place. Not
a barren, sandy place, but one unin- There a
th habited, wild pasture or woodland. in the \
Hecause of the news of John's death. lakes. A
Ilerod might seek to murder Jesus about a d
and his disciples. Jesus saw his own woodland
fate foreshadowed in the death of when th(
,John. They could not rest at Caper- idied awa
naum, "for there were many coming land will
and going." The door stood always with in(
open for all who chose to come in or sound wi
ill leave at their pleasure. trenme d:
S 32. "And they departed into a seem toe
desert place." Just over the Jordan ble fresh
of from Ilerod's domains. is hard I
III. Great Multitudes Follow Him-- mere ai
verse 33. "The people saw them voice.
departing." Some recognized them
and reported them to others. "Ran
afoot." By land. This was doubt- The n
less early in the morning. "Out of paved w
,,, all cities," such as Capernaum, C ho- tus tree
razin and Bethsaida They ran are abo
around by the head of the lake, so as and th
to meet Jesus who was crossing with edges, 1
the twelve by ship. The circumstance hold.
that thea Pssover was at hand, partly means
accounts for the concourse of such fitted ii
IV. Jesus Teaches, and Heals the dark,
Sick-verse 34. Jesus . • . was pensiv(
moved with compassion toward them." was la
The crowds were ignorant, restless, system
sinful. Weary and troubled as Jesus Wood
te o was, his heart could not let them go many <
cure. without help for "they were as sheep
Swith not having a shepherd." "He began,
at once "to teach them." This was An
I their greatest ne4i lie also healed writte
" "them that had Inced of healing." count(
V. The Hungering Multitudes-- electr
ORT vers. 35-38. 37. "When the day was to wh
now far spent." The first evening stood
which began at 3 o'clock. "The dis- than
ciples came unto him." The fuller atus,
conversation is given in John. demo
ie 36. "Send them away." Many were also
Passover pilgrims and had no homes, Yello
but must buy their food. Unit
37. "Give ye them to eat." This Wash
Jesus said to prove their faith in him. are
"Two hundred pennyworth of bread." and 1
A penny was a silver coin worth fif- clear
teen to seventeen cents. But being
the price of a days wage's was equiva
lent to $1.50 or $2.00. A
VI. The Miracle of the Loaves- tabli
vers. 38-44. 38. "How many loaves the
have ye?" Thin cakes, like large tion
crackers. "And when they knew." ers 1
They found a small boy (John), who instl
nphi had "five, and two fishes." Small or othr
pickled fish eaten with bread, like sch
. our "sardines." won
39. "And he commanded them to legE
, Old make all sit down." There were five qui
,C-thousand men besides women and enti
children. "Upon the green grass," mit
of which there was much." are
Lois 40. "And they sat down in tio
T T cLoi' ranks" The Greek word means a
garden bed, a parterre of flowers.
ars. "By hundreds and by fifties." The
companies consisted some of one hun
,dred, and some of fifty. ste
,reveport 41. "He looked to heaven," thus
P$s so, ,recognizing the giver of all. "And 17
an 'blessed." Blessed God, and the food. tol
"Gave them to his disciples to set be- on
snd all de- fore them." A continuous and re- mi
d any ol ,peated action. The pieces grew un- m
an a der his touch, and the disciples al- of
ELLt, ways found his hands full when they
,er Agent. came back with theirs empty.-Mac- tb
ket Agent. 'laren. L
ORNE, ' 42. "And were filled." No one went
LAA. T El. away hungry.
43. "And they took up twelve bas
kets."' Each of the twelve filled his
wallet, which every Jew carried when g
S c. *on a journey. "Full of fragments." b
SD. 2 Pieces broken by our Lord and left un- ft
..... 5I consumed because of the abundance f
o55 of the supply.
1.... m Itremained for a Bowery tailor tao
.... offer advice that speaks volumes for
the state of his customers' wardrobes.
...8 40 The advice, printed in large letters,
4 60 is, "'O)wn your dress saitL"
*** 50 ' The thoroughly mup-t.date sodas
***. 44 water fountains of the first class now
.*.* 75 include so many beef extract, and
6 15 'clam juice and other brothlike bever
.'"". 585 ages that at several of them one sees
bottles of Worcestershtre sauce and
...... 850 Taosso, just as on a restaurant side
..... 4 85 table.
$... i6 Frauline Roeser, a resident of Haile,
..... 41 ( Germany, has donated her whole for
51A• . -i- - ' -.;' , ,: . - ' - , ,
A Poor German's Lucky Discovery--Gekl
Si 1.000.000 for a Rheumatic Cure.
I, Cn('Ano. Dec. 2:.-(Speccial.)-Less
than one vear ago F'rank Schrage did
no possess aI dollar in the worldl out- Is the best medic
side of tie inmall inco;me derived from ion; cildren. It reg
"n- a small druag business, and only a few for ms;cures can
years ago he was a poor German immi- ventveof dphtlt
grant without a home. To-day Nlr. acidity will curt
Schrage can be called a millionaire, as colic. bo not f
the result of a discovery in chemistry sleeples night
v'S he has made. A syndicate to-day pail cureyour Cile'
le- him S100.00o cash for his discovery and Dr.estroaque'm
he arranged to pay him $100,0010 a year preparedby rEn
gin until hl has r1cctived l ,0uo(00, in all. Sold by L.
-Philadelphia Press. old by .
Sa ilwanson lheiunatie (ure company, Bros.
n- 17-1611 lDearborn st.. ('hicago. are the
tl ' sole p)roprietors of this celebrated YOU CAN C
ast loremed. It never fails. Testinmonials
im- free. -
by ()itl Names for lirdls.
Ie- Ther'e are some odd names for game
birds far down the ('hesatpeake. A
se small shv snipe that flies with a twit
tyr- tring noise is called the horsefcot
had snipe, because of its fondness for the
vil' horscfoot or horseshoe crab. It is
.,tn called also the turustone, from its AsmallvPeg
"t habit of overturnin pebbles in search I Constipation
-I to a of food. The telltale snipe bears that DISOrdersot
atlh name because it always sounds a note Sold by I
us," of alarm at the sight of a gunner. Bros.
.y ('hesapeake gunners believe that a sin
himn fle telltale can clear a whole tcgion HORSE
ohei f rname birds. The widgeon is local- i HsaT Ds_
ly called the bald pate, and the willet LOW PlCs
is so called because of its cry. .\VWill
Not Remlltrklsile Echoes.
mnin- There are some remarkable echoes
land. in the wood incircled Adirondack
cath. lakes. A single whoop will be tossed
Jesus about a dozen times from a bit of IS TI
own woodland edging on the lake, and for the Gene
th of when the last echo seems to have and Sheep.
ease and cui
aper- idied away some more distant wood- worms,Dis1
ning" land will suddenly take up the call Hog Choler
lways with increased loudness. and the years. Eer
in or sound will at length fade out in ex- giveitatr3i
treme distance. The nearer echoes Farmer Jo
nto ai seem to be filled with the inexpressi- Uncle SI
ordan ble freshness of the woodland, and it for prain
is hard to believe that the sound is etc. Goeso go
iim- mere airy mimicry of the human Sold b;
them voice. Bros.
"Ran Tower Bridge Paving.
doubt- The new tower bridge of London is T1 0
Out of paved with the wood of the eucalyp
C ho- tus tree from Australia. The blocks
y ran are about the size of building bricks,
, so as and their top surface has beveled
g with edges, thus affording horses a foot
istance hold. They are fast6ned together by THR
partly means of pegs put through them and
f such fitted into corresponding holes in the
adjoining blocks. The wood is a DL
gals the dark, mahogany color, is very ex
. was pensive, but heavy and durable. It
I them." was laid according to the Duffy patent
restless, system with special machinery. -
as Jesus Wood is replacing stone pavement in He b
them go many of the London streets.
began," Our's the hest. more I
'his was An officer of the Japanese navy has China
o healed written a letter to a friend in this one lit
sealing." country, in which he speaks highly
of the efficiency of several American So
.itudes- electric searchlights used in the fleet
day was to which he is attached. These lights Pedi
evening stood the test of actual service better
"The dis- than the English and German appar
me fuller atus, which will be doubtless con- -1
1. demned by a board of survey. He
:any were also states that the best maps of the
o homes, Yellow Sea and Cores are from the
United States hydrographic office in
it." This Washington; these maps and charts
th in him. are compiled with the latest data,
>bbread." and the principal roads in Corea are
worth fif- clearly indicated. L(
But being tion
as equiva- School of Sociology. T
A school of sociology has been es
Loaves- tablished at Hartford, Conn., under ylrd
any loaves the auspices of the Society of Educa- O
like large tion extension. The curriculum cov- rOe
y knew." ers three years. Seventeen names of red
ohn), who instructors are already given and fo
Small or others are to be announced. The on
read, like school is to be open to men and
women. For regular students a col
d them to lege diploma or its equivalent is re
ewere five qui ed Non-graduates can take the
oomen and entire course, but will not be ad- low
oen grass," mitted to matriculation. The terms coD
',are a matriculation fee of $2 and tui- one
down in tion for the full course of the year mu
i means a *50. Pe
of flowers. my
ties." The Louhlanl In 1894. an
of one hun- Louisiana had in 1814 the greatest W
steam tonnage of any state in the
enn," thus union. It amounted to a little over
h. e food. 17,000 tons. New York had 10,264 Dc
et t set be- tons, South Carolina 3,233 tons, andm
s t sadt re- only three or four other states had
us nre- more than 2,000 tons. Severalstates
:esgrews un- had less than 100 tons. The tonnaae
liiaples al- of the Mississippi river was largely
I when they registered at New Orleans. Hence
mptp.-Mae- the relatively large steam tonnage of
No one went Louisiana.
welve ba- A Strange Practice.
ve filled his The late F. W. Bird, the distin.
carriedwhen guished paper manufacturer, was a
fragments" believer in a somewhat unusual cure a
d and left un- for sickness of all sorts. For nearly
e abundance forty years it was his practice to re
main in bed one day every week. iHe
- would read andsgleep, and when i
'uE. was absolutely necessary for any
tailor t caller to see him, he had to see him
wry tailmes for t in bed, and only g few were permitted 1
a roldmes for to do this. When Mr. Bird was 40
arge etrsyears old he was an invalid, yet this
arge letters practice kept him alive nearly fifty
tdte years longer.
Sta~o*s d at od a--------
first class now watst Talk Does..
ettract, and There can be no doubt that the
ro nhlike eesr talk of grape seeds and appendicitis
rthem onse se has affected the price of grapes un
tant irsesne favorably, In spite of the fact that the
turant side grape cre a few years ago was in
f Hall, high favor.
Ber whole for- trendh C4pper Cola.
eaaonproP- The Beak t Yrance has Just re
~p O*P~~II$ ~oR~~l#of 1lft.ee tons
t- Is the best medicino for all diseases incident to
children. It regulates the bowels; assists deuti
Stion; cures diarrhea aud dysentery in the worst
Sforms; cures canker sore throat; is a certain pre
ii. ventive o diphtheri ; quiets and soothes all pain
invigorates the stoeacli and bowels; corrects all
acidity" will care griping in the bowels and wind
at colic. 1)o not fatigue yourself and child with
ry sleepless nights whnlen it is within your reach to
il cure your child anl save your own streugtlh.
nil Dr. J'ique'S GerniaLt l Bornt Cakes
i estroy worms & remove them fronm the system
ul Prepared by Emmert Proprietary Co., Chicago III.
Sold by L. M. Curter and Whitwortb
le yOU CAN CURE THAT COUGH WITH
its irs Daylight iver Pills
it A small vgethble pill. (res Sick HIeadache
LCh I Constipation, i)ysed lds, oall Billious ills and
that Disorders f the Stoach Liver and Bowels.
tote Sold by L. M. Carter and VWhitworth
sin- ---- -
on HORSES I HICAGO STASLS
_ O I l.e'ord & Caronde'et, N.o.
)cal HONEST DEALIN Saddle, Work and Busines
illet LOW PRICES I lorses Auction Weekly.
brills, Write us and you wdl an ,ionsV.
it of IS THE BEST MEDICINE
and for the General Ailments of Horses, Cattle, Hogs
have and Sheep. It purifies the blood, prevents dis
ease and cures Coughs, Colds, Colic, IIdebound
d- orms, Distemper, etc. Nothing equals it for
call og Cholera. Ionest and reliable, in honest
the packages; used and warranted foriover twenty
years. Everyone owninga horse orncattle3ahould
ex- git a trial Made ly E 1MhRT tROPRIETAn i
no .Che , I . I nreOe Sam's Almanac and
hoes Famer Jones' Horse Deal mailed freel s
)i' edi- Uncle Sam's Nerve and Bone LinI t ,,"
Sitfor Sprains, Bruises, Rheumatism, Stiff nt
nd is etc. Goes rilght to the spot of pain. Ithili
else so goodfor Man and Animal. T 't.
lumen Sold by L. M. Carter and Whit ort
Ton i horoughbred-pigs.
bricks, I have for sale an
evele excellent lot of a
ther byi THOROUGHBRED POLAND-CHINA
m and AND ALSO
i is a Duroc Jersey Pigs.
ble. It At the head of my herd of Poland- - I
y patent Chinas stands the boar
3hinery. - .U9JS .
vent in on=ecin
He by Tecumseh King 6355; he by
King Tecumseh 3921, who stands with
Inore IIONERS WON than any Poland
tavy has China boar living or dead. He sire .
n isone litter of pigs that
ie Sold For $925.00
se lights Pedigree furnished with every pig.
ce better Write for prices
n appar- AUG MAYER,
less aon- 9-15-12 m. Shreveport, La.
of f thie ein mu g e
id charts a rn' s
eat data, W il lo goh I e lo
Located on the Texas Road Juno
tion and City Erolectric Railroad. o
The cleanest and the best equipped.
h onnder yard in the cty. Dry and comfort
Df E duca- able. Good camp houses, plenty of
a l r coy- wood and water. Fees at the very
Soamese of reduced price of 15 cens per nighto
iven and for a wagon. There iss also a lnchD
ied. The counter run in connection. -
men and Farmers, Look Here I
ures a el- oo T
ent is re- When ou come to town why not put
ianttae the teneb
no bak e up the bet wagon yard witth he pe
he terms o odation for looseto ock for anty-e
,2 and tuil one needing pasture; splendid bet
Sthe year muda gras, at verzy moderate pricea.
Personal attention given to stoleek m o
m charge. I eep allr kind of feed
and feeding done at reasonable prieM
he reatest Will alseo state that I keep in con
ate in the netion a fullline of family grooeies9
hay, corn, oats, eta., which I can sell ,,
little over a as reasonable pnrices as anyone.
had 10,264 Don't fail tocome to see me and give ;
tons, and me a trial. Veryrmpeotfuv,
states had JOHN I$OhION. "'I
averal st ates April 21-12 tm
-he tonnait. Teg.. ... oo.
was largely a nd t loe Wanted.
mans. H ence Postmaster Dayton of New York, i
i tonnage of received s letter from a manin Inwa oa
recently, asking for the address of ·ii,
some ",furm" dealing in ,,Dools fo'"r
ice, VanquiliCes."' Postmaster Dayton was
1, the distn- unable to solve the enigma and the
lr, thurdwsta letter was forwarded to First Assist- .-;
unusual cure ant Postmaster Gaylor' The letter
"For nearly was as much a puzzle to him as it was
r'atcetto re- to the poatmaster, and after each
yryeek. wie clerk in the office had been called :
imd when i Upon in vain to solve it the request -. t
veir fo o any was sent to the inquiry depMrtment.
d toAe him Alter much puzzling it was concluded
erempermitte d tha nthe Iowan wnted some "dolls for
vBird was 40 V .,tiloqu mdslt and the letter was for
alid, yet this warded tos a urm" dealing in those
nnearl fifty goods. _ _
AdvertIlSnS Caves Dvullgllt
If the druggist would take a portion
m. of the time he now devotes to bewail
iubt that the ing his lot and wondering how he can
i appendicitiis get old-time prices for patent med-
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