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THUBS PA7,:::N0VEMBEB 23,1S95.
j. H. Woods & Co. solict your
orders i'or lumber.
RfV. 1*. II. Hensley will preach in
Benton next Sunday at 4 p. m.
J. II. Woods & Co. furnish all
kinds of lumber on short notice.
l»ev. H. -J. Boltz will preach in
Benton at 11 o'clock a. r.t., on Sun
day, Dec. Sth. ^ ^ ^ _
Go to J. II. Woods& Co. for your
lumber. Good stock and lowest
prices. ^ ___
Forty cents, cash, for an ounce of
Quinine, at Leon M. Carter's Drug
store. _ ____
For Paiut8, Oil, Varnishes and
Window Glass, go to Leon M. Car
Dou't fail to call on J. II. Woods
& Co. when wanting anything in
the lumber line.
A heavy rain prevailed here all
day Saturday, with considerable
J. II. Woods & Co. give special
attention to all orders entrusted to
them in the lumber line.
Solution of the Financial
Question.— Buy your drugs, patent
medicines,etc., from Loon M. Carter,
Mr. W. II. Luzenberg, Stenogra
pher, Shreveport, will give prompt
attention to all business entrustd to
him. See his car d.
Why pay stanipetl prices for
patent medicines when you can save
from 15 to 25 per cent by buying
from Leon M. Carter, Shroveport ?
Save Your, Meat.—G et your
suit at T. M. Vaughan's:
280 Ik barrel, fine salt. —
200 lit barrel, fine salt....
100 lb barrel, Hue salt----
The largest stock of Blank Books
and Stationery can be found at Leon
M. Carter's, Druggist and Stationer,
corner Tcxa6 and Spring streets,
Hayward Hanks, son of Mrs. F.
M. Hanks, died at the home of his
mother, near Midway, at S o'clock
Tuesday morning, aged about 9
years. The bereaved family have
the sympathy of their many friends
in the death of dear little Hayward.
Call on Miss Mary A. Files, No
220 Texas Btreet, Shreveport, aud
\on will obtain good bargains. She
has everything needed in the milli
nery line, fancy goods, Christinas
goods, Ac., aud will continue to add
to her stock during the winter and
holiday season. What Miss Files
wants her friends and patrons to do
is to call at her store and judge the
quality of her goods, and see how
low her prices are. Her motto is,
While at work at his father's saw
mill, near Rocky Mount, on tho 11th
Instant, Mack Gleason, a 15-year old
son of Justice J. P. Gleasou, met
with quite a serious accident. A
heavy piece of lumber became en
tauged in tho saw, and was thrown
against one of his legs, breaking it
iu several places, making amputa
tion necessary, which operation was
performed by Drs. Bugg aud Calla
way. We are pleased to learn that
Mr. Gleasou is doing as well as
could be expected siuco tho ampu
tatiou of his leg.
Whatever you may wish to buy in
the line of seasonable aud fashiona
ble Millinery Goods, you will find at
the popular millinery establishment
of Miss Mary A. Files, No. 220
Texas street, Shreveport. The new
est, the finest and the largest varie
ty of goods aud the very lowest
prices will be found at her store.
T. M. Vaughan
Keeps Flour and Furniture, aud
everything else. Get bis prices be
fore going elsewhere.
(SUCCESSOR TO DKEYFUSS BROS.)
Another Sewing Machine Given
Away This Week.
CAPES, CAPES, CAFES.
Ever on the alert for Bargains,
we have secured a fine line of Capes
which were received Monday. They
are the attraction of the season, as
our prices range far below anything
attempted in this line this season.
This lot consists of many different
styles and qualities.
One lot of Ladies' Sateen Shirt
Waists, worth 81, this week at GOc.
One lot Ladies' Beal Kid Gloves,
4-button length Tans, only Goo. pair,
10 Pieces 30 inch Tricot, worth
25e., at 14c yard.
Our entire stock of Fancy Flan
nels, comprising Plaids, Stripes and
Fancy Figures; also French Wap
p r Flannels, worth trim 33c. to
70c.; tuis week 20c. yard.
Boys' Knee Pants, 23c. pair.
Silk Handkerchiefs at 25c.: worth
Buttermilk Soap at 10c. box of 3
Fancy Crochet Cotton, 4c. spoon.
4-ounce bottle Vaseline, 10c each.
50 Baby Caps, White Embroider
ed Silk, worth 81-25, atG5e. each.
One lot Ladies' Fast Black Hose,
worth 25c., at 15c. pair.
Another lot of those Men's naif
Hose in Tan or Black, worth 25c ,
at 15c. pair.
Children's fast black full regular
made Derby Bibbed Hose, sizo G to
S4, worth 20c., at 10c.
At Drey*uss Eres. Old Stand,
Economy is the road to Wealth.—
Buy your Drugs, &c., from Leon M.
George Phelan, of tho University
of Virginia, who was injured iu a
football game Saturday, died Suuday.
Time Table Cotton Belt Route.
No. 15, local freight,................6.20 a.m.
No. 3, passenger,..................10.36 a.m.
No. 14, local freight,..............10.23 a. m.
No. 4, passenger....................5.15 r. i
O. It. Denton, Agent.
A Card .
To the Democratic Voters of Bossier Parish:
The Democratic Executive Committee having
ordered an election as a recommendation for
appointment of Tax Assessor, I submit my
name as »candidate, subject to tlie Democratic
primary, soliciting the support of the Démo
cratie voters of Bossier parish. I promise to
give the otliee my personal attention and en
deavor to give satisfaction, and do my whole
duty in tin
at that I am honored with tire
B. F. NASH.
Hole ronces — i
s of Monroe, Bastrop
J. II. WOODS & CO.,
Having purchased tho mill plant
formerly operated by T. M. Vaughan
and others, at BENTON, LA., are
now prepared to furnish the trade all
Rough or Dressed, at tho lowest Cash
All Orders filled Promptly and
J. H. WOODS, formerly Vice.
President and Manager for the Mar
tin Lumber Co., at Bolinger, under
stands the wants of the people, and
will use every effort to please.
Give us a call aud be convinced
hat we mean business.
Yours, Very Respectfully,
J. H. WOODS & CO.
Constable '* Sale,
Mrs. E. J. Elstncr ) Injustice R.C. Stiusou's
vs. > Court, Ward 2, Bossier
Jim Cooper. ) Parish. La.
B y virtue of a writ ot fieri facias to me di
rected by tire Hon. U. C. Stinson, J. 1\,
I have seized aud will proceed to sell to the
highest bidder, for cash, at Brownlee, La., on
Saturday, the 14th day of December. 1895,
the following deserilred property, to wit :
Two Cows and Calves am] 16 head of hogs.
Said property seized in tho above entitled
suit, and will be sold to pay and satisfy said
writ, together with interest and cost.
W. E. MORRIS, Constable.
Mrs. Ella Hamilton, et al, ) No. 3816.
vs. Strict Cm
, v^.mrt, Bos
JohnL.Gore. )sier Parish. La.
y virtuoofa wait of fieri facias issued in tho
above named suit, and to me directed, 1
have seized and will proceed to sell, at public
auction, to the last and highest bidder, at the
front door of the Court House, in the town of
Benton, La., within tlie legal hours of sale, on
Saturday. November 30th, 1895, the following
described property, to-wit :
The north half of northwest quarter and
southeast quarter of northwest quarter of
section 9, township 23 North, range 12 West,
containing 120 acres, more or less.
The above described property seized as the
property of defendant, J. L. Gore,
Terms ot Sale—Cash, without the benefit of
appraisement, to pay and satisfy the sum of
$160 00. with 8 per cent interest from Dec. 23,
1886; also $5 35 cost, together with all costs of
suit, including 5 per cent on said sum and in
terest as attorney's fees, aud according to law
A. R. THOMPSON, Sheriff.
Benton, La., October 21,1895.
I Jurties wishing to sell land would do well
to confer with me.
J E ADGER,
Hughes' Spur. Bossier Parish La.
$3,480 IN CASH
.TO CEV 1 S
WILL GET S?500
IN CASH AND
order to increase THE WEEKLY
COMMERCIAL APPEAL circulation to
100,009 at once we will give away to subscrib
ers and agents $3,180 in cash and valuable
gilts. The Commercial Appeal lias placed in
tin: vaults of the Mercantile Bulk, of Mem
phis, Tenu., under seal, one average size white
ear of corn, and the grains are of an average
size, and to the subscriber first guessing tho
correct number or nearest correct number of
grains on the car of corn,
We will give in cash....................$ 000
Second correct or nearest correct guess,
in cash............................ 200
Third correct or nearest correct guess. 1
Fourth correct or nearest correct guess,
1 bicycle.......................... 100
Fifth correct or nearest correct guess, in
And 145 other gifts ranging in order given
above in ca-h and gifts from $50 to
25 cents, amounting to............ 300
To the lirst 1,001) subscribers received,
whether correct or incorrect guess
is sent, we will mail, post paid, an
engraving showing the National
Capitol at Washington, and Por
traits of nil the Presidents, stating
when and giving length of time
each one occupied the Presidential
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Amount offered to agents is $1,180, making
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pany every guess for 12 months' subscription
to the Weekly Commercial Appeal.
No guess will be recorded upon any terms;
no forgetting or leaving out by accident or
otherwise, or not knowing#!' the guess at tlie
time you subscribe, will entitle you to send a
guess afterward. The guess must come with
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rr o ucss number of grains on the ear of
enrn and get $500 cash.
BANK STATEMENT.—A sealed package
containing one average sized white car of cot n
has been placed in tlie vaults ol the Mercantile
Bank by the Commercial Appeal aud on Jan.
10, 1896. tho package will be turned over to!
them, the number of grains will be counted,
and tlie successful guesses announced by The
Commercial Appeal and the gilts promptly
It is unsliucked and no ouo can possibly
know the number of grains on it.
The Weekly Commercial Appeal is tlie
leading weekly of the South and is for Democ
racy. Free Silver and the People.
ijÿ* All orders must be mailed on or before
Jan. 10, 1836. 11 later, guess will not be re
corded. Remit by registered letter, postoffice
money order or express money order. It is
not safe to si n 1 monc\ in common letter. Do
not send stamps. Agents wanted. Sample
Homestead Entry No. 4427.
Land Office at Natchitoches. La., )
November 19, 1895. \
■^otice is heroic
In named settler 1
iven that tire following
has tiled notice of his inteil
tion to make tinal proof in support of his claim,
and that said proof will he made before the
Clerk of District Court at Bouton, La., on
January 3, 1-896, viz : Homestead Entry No.
1127—John \V. Houston —for the east fraction
al half of northeast fractional quarter of sec
tion 36, township 16 North, range 11 West
lie names the following witnesses to prove his
continuous residence upon and cultivation of
said land, viz: W. E. Peas, J. F. Reynolds,
J. T. Peas, Haughton P. O., La , and G. W.
Jones, of Knox Point, La
Any person who desires to protest against
the allowance of such proof, or who knows of
any substantial reason, under the law and the ;
regulations of tire Interior Department, why I
such proof should not be allowed, will bo
civeu an opportunity at the above mentioned'
time and place to cross examine tho win,esses
of said claimant, and to offer evidence in re
buttai of that submitted by claimant.
KDW'D PHILLIPS, Register.
November 28, 1895. jail2
THE KAHN DRY GOODS COMPANY, Limited.
Evening in the [DRY GOODS LINE] Except High Pries
®sgr We are making special cuts on Carpets, Bugs, Mattings nml
The Latest Styles and Lowest Prices in &23OS'S.
Tlio Kuhn Dry Goods Company, Limited
TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT.
The SHREVEPORT MERCANTILE COMPANY, Limited,
310 AND 3IS TEXAS STLIEET,
Is a Household Word with the families throughout Bossier Parish,
aud is the place to get anything you may need iu tho
DRY GOODS DI37E.
A visit to their Store will convince you of the bargains they offer.
tip MAHNE BODENHEIMER, of the late firm of Bodouheimer
Bros., is connected with the above firm, and extends a cordial invitation
to his Bossier friends to call on him.
ONLY FAMOUS 5C. AND JOG. STORE.
Look Here! What do you think of Tiiis
Na, 7 Cook Stove, With Pipes and Ware,
Only S7.0i», Eslewhere 1-
No teaspoon or small articles counted.
My 5 and 10 Cent Counter Will Astonish
Household Articles and Fancy Goods which sell
'»lsewhero lor 25 and 50 cents, here only 5 aud 10
Crockery, Glassware and Tinwuro,
Give me a call and be convinced.
I. .1. SCHNITT,
501 Levee Street-, Corner of Tex ts Surev« v -ft
C. A. ALSTON,
Cotton Factor and
ner of Spring and Crockett Streets,
-1 am still in the
Office Cl .
U your attention to the fact that I
Cotton Factorage and Ware
house business. Having spent the last thirty
years of my life in this line i claim to have^ a
thorough knowledge ol the business in all its
branches. Am located at tho commodious
warehouse corner of Spring and Crockett
streets, where I will always be found selling,
classing and weighing my own cotton By
doing uiv own work 1 am enabled to bundle
vour cotton for less money than any one else.
have no groceries, dry goods or anything
other than cotton to sell. Should any ot my
customers need such things 1 will always take
pleasure in having tlicir orders idled at lowest
prices charging them no commission whatever.
Ail I ask of them is to ship me their cotton,
which I propose to store and sell for oO cents
per bale, less such charges as freight, drnyago
and insurance. I am a member of the Board
of Trade having at all times before me the
latest telegraph dispatches, keeping thorougli
ly posted on prices. 1 always get the top ol
the market ami give my customer» the lull
benefit of it.
Thanking you for your past patronage and
soliciting a continuance of same, 1 remain,
Yours very truly,
C. A. ALSTON.
E X P O S I T \ O N
Arc »n Sale to
C w really Reduced Raten.
OFFERING CHOICE OF ROUTES
MEW ORLEANS, SHREVE
PORT or MEMPHIS.
THROUGH CARS TO
NEV7 ORLEANS, SHREVEPORT
For Tickets and further information, call on
or address vour nearest ticket agent, or
L. S. THORNE. S GASTON MESLIER,
3d Vice President and > General Passager and
General Manager. ) Ticket Agent.
States lands promptly attended to. lull
; Abstracts oi all lands in Bossier I'arish and all
I lots in Benton.
"IVi'T c/iciih»- v
I *'<"*?* •<> * 1 (SpaSStVS.
Ikro hunting or fishing on my place will be
J XX allowed. Trespassers will bo prosecuted
I to the fullest extent of the law.
I A. CURTIS
Harry H. Watson,
.Totary Public and Abstractor of Land Titles.
CCi ST LOUIS
« THE FAIR,"
S24 Texas Street,
IS THE BIG STOVE HOUSE OF SHREVEPORT, U.
Full Line of Heaters,
Full Line of Cookers,
Full Line of House Furnishing Göcas,
CHEAPEST IS THE CITY!
STORNIER A: CO., Proprietor's.
60 " Send ns your ad
dress on a postal card
anti we xvill send you
one of tlie nicest
Catalogues you ever
saw. It contains over
lOO Different Stales
ol' Good Shoos, anti
yon can have it lor
Shreveport Shoe Mau.
.'Vo. 621 anil 628 Levee Street, Shreveport,
GROCERS anti COTTON FACTOR' i
They are Prepared to Handle Cotton and Solid Shipments and Qr« ;r>
You'll have if you fail to t •
the GGTTOM STÂ7SL& * .
INTERNATIONAL EXPOSE *
to be held in Atlanta, Ga.. -S* ,T *
tomber 18 to December 31,1895. If you missed the WGi LD'S> Ff • •
this is your chance to make good your loss. Extremely tow ra* 1
will be offered, and you can't afford to miss it.
The COTTON BELT ROUTE is the direct line to Atlanta, and is
only line running two daily trains composed of Through Coachc: -
Free Reclining Chair Cars and Pullman Sleepers from Ar Pansa >
and Texas to Memphis without change, where direct connection
are made with through trains to Atlanta via three different route
A Descriptive Folder giving a short sketch ov «,ach zii' y
and other points of Interest. It is also a ooiupren; a.-i
You can have it free by writing for it.
S. O. WARNER, A. A. CLISSON, E. W. LaBEAU V.S,
Gen. Pass. Ä£t. Lines in Tex.» Trav. Pass. Açt Gen. Pass, and ljct. ..
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