Newspaper Page Text
1ince our existence our daramount motto has been: '"To
elevate our businses for the public's benefit and look to
the interest of our customers about every thing." It is
i fa time like this that makes us realize that we are reaping
our reward, that impresses us with our supremacy and won
derful reliability : a time when every kind of business is depress
ed and wofully handicapped almost to eegeneracy, and yet
Owhenever you ccoss the threshold of our great store you find
the pleasant hum of business prevading every nook and corner;
you see a thrifty, heal.hy move wherever you gaze, besides the
l . display of good from every foreign cilme. It was through our
keen fooesight that we kept our Mr. Bigart in New York sor
rhe express purpose of superintendinh the shipping our goods that
they evade the quarantined transportotisi lines, therefore our
Fall and winter Stock is now complete in every department and we are quoting low prices on Popular Now Things.
Staple ress Goods. eay hrin cheiots, worth c, for 7........c green and olive, 48-inch Faulkner Boucle
tapl o . MacesterChambrays, all colore, for............9c Fancies, Shepherd checks, for skirts, all
Best Outing Flannel, pretty patterns, for.........9c worth 95c. for. ................. ..........73c
Hardwove, Abett Tailor Checkr, Cotton Dress
These quotations are less than several merchants Goods, looks like wool, worth 20c ..............ll .
in town own their staples for for, but our supply D-P. Percales, latest potterns, good quality, inen Department.
was laid in before the advance came. worth 10c, for ........... .........8 3-4c
Columbus 36-inch Bleached Domestic, Cotton Dirper, 22 inches wide, best grdde,
worth 7c, for... .... ....... .....4 1-2 worth 60c, for......... ................... c
Dover pillow-casing, 42 inches wide, worth India Linon 10c quality, for...... ..........Bc est Values in the Country.
12 1-2c, for ........ .... ...... .....7 1-2c Nainsook, c ech, 10c quality, for............... 8
Mohawk pillow-casing, 45 inches wide, United States Long Cloth, best Grade, worth Satin Damask, white,, 58 inches wide, very
worth, 12 1-2c, for ............ 9 12 12 1-2c, for........................... ........9c heavy pretty patters, 1 worth 65c. for.... .....89
Fruit of the L pill-casing, 45 inches Snowy pure white all linen damask, 72 inches
wide, worth 17 1-2c, for'..'''" '"" ew Dress Stuffs. wide, veay fine, latest designs, worth $1.50.....88c
Peperell 8-4 Bleached Sheeting, worth 20c, for...16c JNew Dtuffs.
Dallasover 10-4 bleached sheeting, worth 22 -2c for.. .1
Dallas 10-4 bleached sheeting, worth 221-2cfor..19c Japanese Scteens.
Our Beauty 10-4 bleached sheeting,, worth Get them before they are picked-because when we
Somerset "o" Bed Tick.in'. wort fo..........2 re-order you'll have to pay 33 I-3 per cent more.
Somerset "G"1 Bed Ticking, worth 121 -2 for."8.. .... Large, four-folding doors Japarnse Screens
Etomeret eavy Featherd Ticking, worth 12 -2c, for..8 I-2 All-wool mixed Suitings, designed for tailor 6 feet tall, handsomely embroidered ib gol1
Extra Heavy Feather Tick, worth Thc for. 12 . wns and shopping dresses, er yard .......25c on black cloth, almost indispensable to any
Parkhil Dou le-wdth Gngham Checks o...1-2 slk and wool weave, in checks, mixtures household, worth $5.00, for........... 4 25
Sworth121-2 for 9 .. and othernew color combinatsons. per yard .... 35c ....
worth121-2 for c............. Solid color chaagerble corset cloth, in brown, ll Sryles Cape, Jaket, etc.
All advertised goods are for cash only, but don't forget that we
"a give you coupons entitling you to elegant Furniture and Silverware.
' Saturday last was a glorious
'Sid.ay and the city was full of people.
You didn't know that the official
~u:nt would show a: population of
:ver+ 20,000 for Shreveport, did
o? Well, that is what the new
ry foots up.
- aw .much have these unnecces
yellow fever reports cost the
of Shreveport P
'There was a right good amount
..retail trading done in Shreve-i
teveport keeps on building
triot Court, civil term, began
ity morning at 10 o'clock.
Sop0 the fall rains will begin.
Mt then about street paving P
en will the market house
rM alligator has left. Guess
. a infected with the yellow
soare and concluded to va
R.Morley was muchly abused
b nearly as badly fright
asome of our own citiszens.
ig How brave some of
pn-ttte were, especially
uwkq n'It b-ad only one
;. ºt ley, t coteand
µF '4, . -: it; ", ýr
a decision Thursday morning dis
charging Mr. James Heffner for I
good from all liability to imprison
s ment. The public generally will
s. Indorse this and Judge Land has
-1 won a favorable place in the hearts
1 of our conservenity by his judg
THE PROGRESS, as gracefully as
it can, acknowledges the receipt of
palatable refreshments from the
elegant wedding feast of Mr. and
t Mrs. Meyer nee Dreyfus, the deli
cate remembrance of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. G.
A petition was circulated in our
, city Tuesday requesting Hons. T.
Alexander and W. H. Wise to be
come candidates as delegates to
the Constitutional Convention.
B THE PROGRESS is glad to know t
that Miss Cora Denham has recov- f
B ered from her recent spell of I
dengue and is at her place of busi
Jolly, genial John B. Tullos, of
Marshall, Texas, was in the city f
last week and, of course, dropped i
into THE PROGRESS office. He l
and our editor are personal friends I
and John knows the latch string 1
is always on the outside to him. e
3e is one of Marshall's quarantine
rye.. '.ncha . he
EDITOR PROGRESS: Now that
1the scare has blown over and the
| refugees are returning to their vo
cation, the attention of one and
all is called to the fact that at 500
Texas street I have a good stock
; of groceries, in large variety;
-canned fruits, vegetables and
meats, maple sap and old-fash
ioned molases in cans; extracts in
| great variety and ground spices of
Eall kinds; mince meat and apple
butter, evaporated apples, peaehes
:and apricots, coffee-roasted and
Sraw, in Rio, Cordova, Mocha and
Java; pickles, in bulk anl in jars;
mustards, sauces, in large varie
ties; cakes and crackers, table
butter from our four Jersey farms
not far away (Marshall, Penn,
Jackson and Shealy); good bread
to go with the butter; fresh eggs
and chickens, turkeys and geese,
and there is no quarantine against
anybody. Come and examine my
goods and buy
Chickens and Eggs, fresh and fine
from the farm. Phone me for
prices. Yours to serve,
W. P. LEARY.
October, 23, 1897.
Our friend, Mr. John C. Wallis,
feels mighty proud and he look
it, every inch. A fine boy came to
his home recently and John has a
right to be proud. Our congratu
lations, friends! You are just now
entering upon life.
Prick the average man's inter
e*at(S a a hn his. . a e
HOUSTON EAST AND WEST
HOUSTON AND SHREVEHORT
Finest Pullman Vestibuled Buff
et Observation sleeping cars daily
between Kansas City and Galves
ton via Kansas City Pittsburg and
Gulf Railroad to Shreveport, and
Houston East and West Texas
Railwa, to Houston,G. C and San
ta Fe Railway to Galveston.
Close connections in Central De
pot at Houston with through trains
for Austin, Brenham, San Anto
nio, Eagle Pass, El Passo, Rock
port, Corpus Christi'and all South
ern and Western Texas and Mex
For tickets, sleeping car reser
vation and all necessary inform
ation see W. L, Stout, Union Tick
et Agent, Shreveport, Louisiana
Wm Doherty, IR. D. Yoakunm