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The $hreveport Pawnbroker
Money Loated on Watchles, Diamonds, Guns, Jewelry and Personal Property.
We have some unusually fine bargains in above goods on display in our windows
419 Texas Street, Opposite Postoffice.
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Ule Caucasian Pu0Si91n00 company
GARISH OF CADDO
THlE NICARAGUA CANAL.
The prcspects for the passage of the
Yicaragua canal bill at the coming
csaeiou of Congrees is encouraginig:
The D)emocrats anu the R~publicris
are conmmitted in their party plat
orms to this gre.t projoject, which,
however, is beiag opposed by traie
xontinuntai railway interests.
Senator Morgan, of Alabama, wbo
has been for years an enthuesias ic
and an earnest advocate of the c'a
sitruc ion of the Nicaragua canal is
confident the bill will receive speedy
and favorable consideration, but the
greatest majority of the citizens of
the United States want a renal which
will be owned and controlled by thn
United States. The American peu
people will not favor a canal in which
'urop an nations will have jciut
Hci'nseton Poset: There is another
girl baby in the Vanderbilt tam y.
The seedy noblemen of Europe are
mot without some things also for
which to be thankful."
rereetly Hesilthv people have pure. nob
worm, nourishing blond, good appeti e
aed good digestoe. Hood's 8arsapartile
eves these, and thus it makee Deop't
healthy and keeps them seo. Get ealy Gooo'
tick headache is cured by Eood's rills. 25c.
Theb Birmingham Age-Herald says
That there are .children not more
thi 7 years old-litdle girls as a rn'e
--n some of the factories in Alabama,
who arp summoned before daylight,
driven into the lint Alled air and
'there kept until after nightfall thbat
they may eara 10 cents a day. For
the good name of the people of Ala
bassa, the Age-Herald ought to be
ashamed to pubjlish such facts-?en.
'eat t-li c Ll not be
-wrorse-Houstos P , .
Is there no Labor Union in Ala
ebamP? Are th.c' do beingsa in la
aMr who sympathize with theme an
toarnnete.? 1e there on lew in Ala
'esa to regulate tais outrageous and
sin.sm slterwy of children ? Or is
t.hoguestion of prott 1a dollars and
-ess Wthe greeter conelderation ?
Watts-When a suan gets d w
iLere are few hads extended to him
RPotts-Yes, few bands, but juast
8Luak of the flot 1-ree Freerss.
Ass4 ae "eshb Bilnuse wa ld say.'
-'1vwythiag Is grossed, r c," woes
Abe man is "frd"dow.n I
THE SLOT MACHIINB.
'Te revival of the slot macine ile
belg attempted ln New Orleans and
to its condemnation the Times.Uemo
cra saysJ: "Imere Is a very natural
feeling of disgust ahbe proposal to
rwive slot machine gambling In New
" Orleans, when ppblc sentiment has
0o emphatically condemned it, and its
evile have been so clearly demon
It would seem that the plea for the
revival of this moat demora!Ising
devise of gambling is "business nec
essty." Well, It esuch a plea were
iLdorsed, there would he no limit to
the -bustness neessity," and in the
at irit of "buslnees necessity" all laws
bwhich ara intended to regulate and
suppress crimes would be set snde
or ignored, but, it is safe to assume
that the ordinance peading in the
city council of New Orleans will be
And ao it list: astit-"What is
'ysur understeading of the Golden
Rule? Does it mean, 'aD o unto others
as yoe would'like'to be done by' '
I aces-"No; my interpretation is
'L)o unto others as you would 'be
iktey to be dohe by.' "-Philadelpbia
Geib the pot, then hold it in de
lldne of the all world.
We ars reeedvea eur new line el For.
wire sad Ilsmess lerfueas. Call and
hesect the Isse at Allsa's Pharnacy,
THE EVIL OF THE SLOr MA
The Picayune in commenting on
the ordina' ce, pending in the co incil
of the ci y of N:w O 'eans in favor
of the slot machiue says: The slot
rmasebiue is a bembltng device, aLd
for saveral years it was allowed ito be
operated in various places of busi.
niss in this city, until it became a
cry.ug evil. It ouf'-red sp cial op.
portunities to ytuthe, and even to
small boys, to gamble away their
utnickelse, and the result was a popular
uprising against the machines that
drove thmru out of the city under he
force or en ordinanuce ot the council.
The pretext that the slot machints
which it is sought to authoriz: by
law will only be used to promote
tr.de, and not for gambliug purposes,
is a most Empty one, beesuae a ma
chine that permits the winning or
losing of drinks, cigars and oth r
merchanise, can -to used to win or
lose money, and, once set up tinder
the sanction of law, it will be freely
employed for such purposes.
* S * * . *
The very worst sori of gambling is
that which tempts and gives special
copportunities to youths of tender
age to risk money and to acquire
a thirst for sucu a vice, and that is
what the slot machines were d ing
woen they aroused puhlic indigna
tion which was stron enough to
drive them out of the city. To rn
tarn them under the protection of
law is to set up just so many agencits
to educate recruits for keno saops
a id faro banks. It would operate to
d moraliss the boys of tender years,
Shich would be a most shiamelf
The Industrial convention which
Is to be held in New Orleans, begin
ning on Tuesday next, is attracting
general attention and will, no doubt,
develop great good for the South.
DeWast is keeping Ki0ciener on a
skip, hop and jum, whlle Kruger is
enthusing France in favor of the
Boers. bhould Franco and E iglaud
'mix up" then the for would cer
FIX DIV L E LOTul. sIVI TtE.'
Bal i LOTS, IN FAltlhFILD AC
aioedal laduaements to home tieakera.
A. M. BIGHBOUSiL
LOTTE R LIST,
I The Mowllog la a ist eo ietters re- 1
m malaxagla the postoece at Shreveport for
he week ead1ag Saturday, Deiea.eber 1,
Brastiferd, Mrs Lar Brown, Mrs Phabia t
F Be.tlun ras Bash Cartkr, Lucy L
Obeapns, atte Car, d.
Larer, Lile Urai, 4 P Krs
Clumin, MI S Cox, Mrm Vany 1
Coster, Mae A Coeley, Dwa r
LU' uiw, Mne Mabie Dilitard, Mim Mary .
* lutneas, Mra B loueao, Mrs W C (a) t
F ages, Ms J A G&arder. Mr EMls a
u G. .espIe, Mle 5 (Jocdh, Psaulue
.ti, abermiaa Harrms, Mis Maltie
Har Me aist B Hyes.. Bottle
1.1 My*e Harris, Moss
Heads ,`ts , e Go r;La
Jess, Paslse Jones, Harriet,
SJr dasMrs LB Lowe, am Jaaey (2)
Meadows. Mnale Miller, Mism M
IaMer, iue A Mores, Mrs 0111e
Mueres, Miss es a Mel .wards. Lula I
MeSimae, Mary esaus, Mrs Magie
I ,naver, Miss Coraa Palmer. Mrs Masttse
ewlo, ase Day Paotkswoe. Mrs Mary
Pridee, A s Prioce, M sEila
r Pollard, Mrs J Rider, Mrs
ttogers.r Miss Mve stoo.e MasesLuy 1) I
Solap, ies bas Russeli, 'annle
s - e Mrs Loiotle esalh. Mrs Gles')
Shleld, Mr BeseaauaTyler, Mrs V iaginta
Sluckl, li T'urt, Mus Creoce
foopsas.n Laura Vaurgaan.Batrice(2)
Wardlow, Mrs C I Wheeler. tiarrlet
e Whaltingtos,Mimaie WiLe, Lurline
Wille, MissCaaudle White, Lali
Wasses, Miss Mary Wood, Emmt
- Wood, Lassie Wlllhms, Helriett
W tillame, IAllie WIlltime, Roole
a Willamo, Oergle Yr illiams, ULizie
0 Gemticeme.' List.
e uaul·I I + Brown, J W
s Barwtok, a J Brauley, Joe
Hird, Speao* r IBooks, arry
SClark. nery Camp. Fred (2)
e tae,C Carillo, Pedro
Caster, D M Chapman, Molse
, Chaians. H. Cleveloand, J W
Cox, esady M Crouch, J J
SoLes, M A Dunning, C M
* EjinJohmC k 1s, LB(2)
lr eed, Jake Flimus, Weal
Fitaslmmoss, W M
cieorge, Samuel Gree, J W
Is (eroo, Laos Griadla, d i
* asiima, Worrs Harse, Kev Jas
Hale, G U Hargrove, Jao
e tlantnell, Eugene Hauston H
SHall. Adam Harris, C 1
laurmoa w H ayne, CH
C tigan, ill tlarkr.uor, We
Harrise IJim HallI, J A
Hearse, Joe Hiendersom, W K
a themdersoe, W H Hicks, Lee
tightower, Chas Boward, L W
Houtehems, J M Hubbard, Joe
. Itae. larsest Buoeley, Walter
Jackson, Jobs Joblson, Robert
Johseos, Willie Johnson, i L
Jones, tlI Iasms Jore, Sam
or. Jsaes, Johs James. Henry
id Jcksor, MP Jewbart, Dock
tiolly, G Kelliy, F
K n. l) Lee ow. U
Lane, Tony L tssetei, I W
WmpnLi, U 3 Lewl, LT '1'
Ltrche. H Lewis, Wt lie
Lop z. F rtine LutuP.e r4e c
IMaxwell, M O harti , LC
Mason, He. ry * Mtthlews, H D
Mannior, C C M ore, Geo H
SMurpbhy, J M 5o1Nalr, J T
N -al, W A Newton, J;hn F 1
u'Neal, 8 H Otis, Alfred
Pearace, C A Ferg, Bu ton
Perry, WA Pearson, C Hi
Ro' erson. Mact Keed, .1 I'
Rogers, Hill Stark, A E
h.ater, JE Straton,. John
Sweet, Thomas Sneed, Jbhn
Seabright. P.bt h5mm., B F f
STay)lor, B H Toloar, Willie (2)
Thomas, Bud Tay or, J H
Taylor. E rigniere, A
Vegtall, H Wegley, John t
" ashington,G W Wyllie. Jnimes
Williamp, C W Wise, Luther
K oodley, John
Parties calling for abova letters will
please say "alvertised." Omte ourte
on Sunday from 10 to 11 a. m.
General Local Marke
Baecon........................... 9 3 4e
Dry Salt Meate ................. 83 4.
Breskiast Biaon............. 1:0
Hams-Choice canvassed enrar
cured.... ................... 1Q1 2c
Lard-com, ouud,i 1 4c; pure.... tw 1-2o
tacon P.a ees.................... 8 4c
Flour-Best patent, 4 54014 75; fair pa
tent or straight, 4 Oia4 2Z; extra la, c)
(;orno es' " 45 per barrel; 31' pou3Lt
sacks. 1 [.
Crackers-A BC Soda Crackers are
I quoted at 6%o; cream. 8e by toe lot.
aRice-New Louislasa, 4%@6c.L
,COFFEE AND TEA.
offee-Fair, 100; medium grade. 1lc%
( Tea-Good etock on hand, fair demand.,
lair at ;A)c; good, 40@Z503; line, 75t(56c;
f tiret, 110*ibo pet pound by the chest.
SUGAR AND MOLASSES.
SBugar Standard granulated, 5%:* choice
fellow ciarflled, be; seconds, s3
SMolasees-oommon. 12c; " .me,.open
kettle, 90c; choice reboiled, 24g)0.,
ESCULhN I .
I )ione -1 10 a Dusal
beans .-Navy, 4c per pound
Irsh ?otatoes-j4 to 1.
Uabbage- 2 .0.
BAGGING AND TIES,
Bagging, 3 poond 90.
Twine-For bailing purvoses quoted'ut
1T0 per Dound by tee bale,
Iron Ties, I o.
Chewing-Good medium, 1-iLch, 23
She; better grades. 2bQWUc; fine quality of
chewlar, 6076o. 1
Suokiag AU1*h ..
GIEIN AND FEDWSTUrP.
Corn-lixed haohed, o50 per bushel.
Hay-Choice prairie Aransas), :57.50
Chopped Cern- 31 60 per tin pen-.e.:
Millit .es-o.00 per handred poundR.
OBACKENS AND EGUS.
Cblokens, heos per doea.......2- T5@3 00
tryers, per dozen, duli.......... & 0o
Brolers per dose................ 241
iggs tire.b ..................... 16 Ida
Butuer, oountry., per pousd ..... 15@6
Butter, Jersey. 1 lb brie... ..... 421
Butter. creaeery, northers _ 21J
Turkeys, per dose. ............o demand
FRUIT AND NUTS
Almonds, per pound.............. I
B asaase.....t ..................1 00 'J 00
Brasil utse, per poaud............. 110
.urraats. oleansd, 1 lb package.. we
Dried Fruit -Apples -o; eva
porated........ .............. .@7.
iLlberts, nor no n............
Lemont t.o.b...... ..........2 038 60
Orsages. .... ........ usI
uranges Naval............... 8 76
Peanut , handpicked, white,..... 5%c
Peas..... .................... 1234®17
Walauts, perpound.............. 1
ilateins, per box..-- ...........2 002
BILE3 AND WOIJL
Dry hides 0o 1, lint, per pound. lie
Day bides,damage .............. 10l13c
B dly bug ea on................... 1s40
Dy salted, Mo. 1.................. 11412c
B tIhides... .................. 11+12
-rren salted hides. ....... .. ...
(irrea hldes....... ................ 6:* ,
Wool, tab washed,cuolce.......... 25&2
Scol. unwashed, clear........... 1Ial4
Wool, barry and black............ 10+11
Beeswax prime.................... 1a211
Conneetieut at Pna-American.
The state of Connecticut is getting
together a large display that will rep
resent her farm. fruit and dairy inter
ests at the Pan-American Exposition
next year. Benjamin El. Lee of Hart
ford is the conmmissioner in charge of
the work. and he is assisted by a com
mittee composed of N. S. Platt. chair
man. New haven; Professor C. S.
Phelps. secretary, agricultural station,
Storrs; J. A. Dubon. Poquonock; Pro
fessor A. CG.. (ulley. Agricultural col
lege. Storrs; E. II. J.lenkins. agricultural
station. New Hav-en; .1. R. Noble, dairy
commissioner. Hartford; B. '. Patter
son. master of state grangt. Torring
The Govermeat's Building.
The (Government buildings at the
Pan-Anmerican Exposition at Buffalo
are being built by Rasmussen & Streh
low of Omaha. The contract calls for
a group of three buildings connected by
curved arcades. The main structure is
to be 400 by 130 feet with a dome 25"
feet high, and the smaller buildings
each 130 feet square. All departments
of the government will make up to
date exhilits. which the members of
the Government hoard are now busy
collecting and getting into shape.
MODES OF THE )AY.
SOME OF THE MANY WAVES ON FASH
ION'S CHANGING SEA.
Smart Little Walistcoat Galore For
the Mannish Girl-The Abbrevinted
Boleros-Sack Coats Chic, but aird
The girl who loves to ape masculine
attire has a heyday before her in which
a great variety of smart little waist
coats will be one of the freshest itemis.
Gold braid is ubiquitous and too no
ticeable to be dismissed with a mere
remark. It formns belts and ediinrs
of many of theli fur jackets, it miakes
waistcoats and ihlIrderlis tio most of the
cloth dresses. and the oldI button
ke(-ps it company, while the gold buc
kle glistens in many a black hat
PERSIAN LAMB A\L CHINCHILLA COAT.
Bright red or blue cloth stripetd with
Igold braid makes waistcouts in some
of the Jncktets of black broadtail. while
I a white cloth waistcoat striped with
the inevitable gold braid is seen in one
of the new sealskin coats.
Bolero jackets are short enough to
show a contrasting vest. and many are
elaborately )raided. the designing iniIn
gliig with fur and gold thread. Black,.
white and gold combined have a soft
ening effect on many of the bright au
tumnal and winter colors.
The new three-quarter coats, strap
ped. stitched and heavily embroidered
on collar and cuffs in gold bullion braid,
are certainly smart. but one has to be
come accustoumed to them before eon
tirely submitting to their charmns. The
wearer must be tall. "svelte' and -f
perfect carriage if these uIncolproulis
Ingly shapeless garments are to pre
sent anything but the :ippearance of a
sack. and they absolutely d-emand lthat
their possessor sihould l nalso ssess a
fully furnished fox boa,. or thei coat
must put In a poverty strickeni appear
sace about he shoulders, ev-en thoughl
the collar ',e velvet and the upplica
tlon thereorn of gold. Thr-e cornered
hale in black panne. edged with gold
LATEST tUSSIAN COAT.
braid and adorned with ostriheb feath
ers, have a cert:ain chic of their own
and will be worn by the same people
who will Invest in the straight back
Any novelty in skirts is imparted
rather by tihe skilled cunning of the
cutter than by any particular style.
There is a tendency tdfard great am
plitude at the fee:, and a certain
amount of fullness is necessary in the
center of the back. but otherwise a
plain, good fit is essential in the front
and hip breadths.
Pineapple chips are not only a tooth
some dainty. but as helpful a fuinish to
a dinner as candled ginger root, and
they are made, according to an ex
Apples, Appleý, Apples.
Appls aild raiges ad App
517 and 521 Spring Street.
ON ACCOUNT OF THE
Texas Fruit, Flo wer and Vegetable Festival,
DECEMBER 10-15, 1' 0. 4
PRINCE OF NO TSU OHSPEBTACULAR PARADE
Tuesday. Dtcenmter 11, and
Thursday, Dc cember 13,
The HE & WT Rv, and H & S3 R R, will sell round
trip tickets to Houston, Decemoer 9th to 14th inclusive at
'ow excurrion iates. Good returning Dece , ber 16' b.
The 'Gulf Air Line" has recently inaugurated double
dlaily train service between Houston and Shreveport.
For further information re lative to rat s, dates of sale,
limits, trains, etc. call on local ticket agent, or address
W. at TAYLOR, WM DOHERTY,
G. P. A. A. G. qA.
Ienange. as follows: Pare and cut the
fnrit into very thlin slices; allow one
poulnd of powdered sugar for- every I
pount of fruit. Strew a layer of sugar I
over earthenware platies. then a layer I
of slicets and more sugar. and stand the
plates in the hot sun or in a drying I
closet. Turn the fruit morning and I
evening until dry, then put in a hot
oven ten minutes, and when cold pack I
It in tin boxes with paraffin paper be. I
tween each two layers.
WINTER WEAR. 1
Latest Decrees of Fashion In Fetnal
The uses for which chenllle has been
found adapted are manifold, and it
seems as if almost every new thing one
sees has this beautiful trimming added
in some way. Braided, it forms the
foundation for hat crowns and brims,
and sewed along the edge of silk or
other material it Is quilled up and is
made into rosettes and other trimming.
Boas are made of different sizes, either
sewed along the edges or made Into
tringe at the front, and this extends
frequently almost to the bottom of the
skirt. Chenille is so soft and velvety
that It is as becoming as sealskin.
One dainty boa was made of accordion
plaited liberty silk, and the edge was
pulled out straight, and a row of the
thickest chenille was put directly on
HANDSOME EVENING DRESS.
the edge. Bows for the hair and float
lrg loops are added to dresses, arid, In
fact, one may see It everywtL-re just
now. It is true that it has taken sev.
eral months for the vogue of chenillet
to reach 50(ch Iproiportiorns.
n The social whir-l loas so far not been
e in very active tmotion this season, for
k the weat'1er has rmadle a prolonged stay I
in the country a pleasure, and those
d whose word is law in such things as
e balls and otiher Iery swell social func
tions bave niot yet given that word.
SSo, except for souie few dinners and
n receplti'nss. here has really been little
e to cull forth miuch fuine dressing-not
a even tihe autonioble show. But the
tt horse will demonstrate what the lead
Ing styles will ie, for, though the
stores hiave long sluice done their best
in providirng beautiful and costly attire.
k- it is not until the great horse show is
o over that whart is to be chosen In gar
d ments sla known. Most of the gowns
anti othelr tlliings iii wtll II hle worn
there gill I.e r o.'~, ,.i,,%le' a kind
that it is itt e.~lt j tiall that other wo
men could afforl such, but it '111 be
mostil i, lth lot ti :ii i out t sit much in
the 'slut` of le gtitt,.. stal whitch will
set the faslion it a ill then lIe known
whlether we are to tatr thlie empire
fortms o. those of the restoration or
thiose of LouIs X V or Stottt other era.
'1The prisntt outlookli is a f ev
erytlinug. and this yur is I.(
to the uiw ritten I:w whichv lea s t
whole thing In the atlan, n until the i
fates in the shale of the Ja)ndles the
renownedl I our liundred shall decide.
lMy own iimpression is that the box
coats in long arnil amiple folds will pre
vail lii the matter of wraps, but ee
are so diverse in formn andi tiis
each ,becomnes virtually a lnew ga
Individual and apart.
l'rlinuers forms are senr in ev
gowns and also in someiii street at
but in this case thie form is cleve
disguised Many new gowns are
witi drapery around the w at
the oili style tailier. and ot
haite flounces up to the top;
imade with, tunics which fa
deep flounce of satio or velvet
darker color. Quite a nuummier n
oh show a double skirt. aidl min
are open at the sidesn and sluished
top to Iottom. with an inset of
thing else. I remember uni. beau
evening gown which had the froots .
loose and slightly drapued at the I
side. This was slashed all the
and there was an inset of black W*
over green silk. The dress itself was
of apple green crepe rle chine, and
iaromund the bottom and up the
was an embroidery of silver and dr
green chenille about three inches wt
r Along the edges was a narrow line o
Sblack fur, and this was carried a
I around the neck, whichb was quite to
I It was princess shape in the tack.
the shoulder and in three placed dow
the side, where it closed, there w
large rosettes of black tulle. The
long sleeves were of bIlack lace la
over green in many narrow pla
This same style of a dinner gown w
duplicated in pnle pink veiling.
'There is quite a revival of accordl
plaiting for evening dresses. particul
ly for thle yomunger lathes, and this
made of thin monaseline de dle a
other diaphanous materials. It is
Speci:ly pretty for dancing, as it fibs
out with such a dainty grace. Tb
skirts generally have wa of
same, with a short figaro u often
handsome wide bash. 'these sashes
most often of widle rthibbon. but
sometimes of velvet cut with roun
tab ends and richly embroidered all
way. It must be admitted that
heavy sashes do not look exactly ri
with a frock of tulle or fine 8s
but perhaps that is just the rea w
they are so well liked.
u I T:H ,.", ,,. ~ ,l i I n
gram. of run Lnesin u:º;i '
att u l r. lihuithi , g
sush I hebusual bruh ~i l i,: a a0
teeth itUnaked from! the .,I ,lu\ "w
tilt lotwer" teeth f:' to 1h~ Ibo
"ord T'he insi:de of tin t, i/ ut)(e
to bt. brushed in fire at. , 1 av.
sides the usual brushine t, ice a Ift
the teeth should Ie Ibrushld with 5oa
three or four times a wieek. 'ibis is Do
at first pleasant, but it is very
cial to the teeth. Soap is an
. preparation, besides being anti
t and it also helps to remove the