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THURSDAY,::::::v.::::::JULY 9, 1896.
New moon to-morrow night.
Alwyn Moore, eon of Mr. and Mrs'
Geo. A. Moore, died of swamp fever,
at Bellevue, on last Monday night;
aged about'12 years.
District Deputy Mack Wellman,
of Shreveport, will bo with Center
Lodge, Knights of Pythias, at Al
deu Bridge, on Saturday night, July
25th. Refreshments will be served
in the Hall on this occasion.
Shreveport Bridge collections for
tbonth of June, 1S0G:
T. M. Love, East end......$444 90
G. Owens, West end....... 429 Gö
M. Smith, night........... 159 80
A barbacue will be given at Ben
ton on Wednesday, Joly 22nd. A
general invitation to attend is ex
tended to the public. The Commit
tee of Arrangements consists of the
following uatned gentlemen : A. R.
Thompson, B. A. Kelly, A. J. Murft,
J. A. W. Lowry, J. P. Creswell, T.
M. Vaughan, J. M. Belcher, R. L.
Gilliam, W. C. Vance, J. A. Sewall,
S. M. Thomas, Wm. Timberlake, B.
F. Oneal, J. H. Belchee, Hon. H.
W. Ogden, T. W. W. Stinson.
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Bossier District Court, Judge J.
T. Watkins presiding, convened
Following named Grand Jury,
which is now in session, was empan
eled : A. G. Teague, Foreman; G.
W. Arnold, S. W. Vance, L. C.
Biggs, C. W. Edwards, W.T. Keith,
J. W. Walker, W. B. McKinney, S.
P. Johnston, Willis Alleu, S. T.
Taylor, S. H. Cochran, A. J. Moss,
J. T. McDade, W. R. Cavett and T.
Grand Jury will adjourn Friday
evening or Saturday.
The case of tbo State vs. James
Kenner, charge, mnrder, will be
tried uext Monday.
Court will be in session about
- - -- -
Mrs. W. E. McDade is visiting
relatives in Benton.
Mr. G. T. Fleming, who was sick
with fever last week, is up aud
Senator J. A. W. Lowry returned
homo Wednesday eveniug from
Mrs. R. C. Stinson and Mrs. J. P.
Creswell, who have been visitiug
relatives, returned Friday.
Mr. R. A. Adams and Miss Belle
Calm were married on the 4th inst.,
at the residence of Mrs. L. Green;
Elder Wm. Allen officiating.
Misses Niua and Blanche Bird well
Jett Monday on a three months'visit
to relatives at Natchez, Miss.
Miss Bessie Pegnes, of Mansfield,
visited Miss Jennie Vickers, at Gold
Point, a few days last week.
There is a late comer at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Adger, at
Rash Point. It is a charming little
Mr. W. A. Hney, of Magenta, left
Tuesday to spend two weeks at
Roseborough Springs, near Mar
Dr. R. B. Martiu, wife and little
daughter, were goests of Elder and
Mrs. J. S. Campbell last Saturday
Mrs. Belle Stayton and her two
children, of Coushatta, are ou a
two weeks' visit to Mrs. S. H. Vick
ers, at Gold Point.
Having obtained leave of absence
from Gov. Foster, Dr. H. Neeson,
Coronor of this parish, left Wednes
day of last week on a thirty days'
visit to bis son id Atlanta, Ga.
The citizens of the neighborhood
will meet on the first Tuesday in
August at the Red River cemetary
for the purpose of cleaning off the
Mr. Joe Benjamin and family have
moved into Mr. L. G. Smith's new
dwelling on Sibley street, and Mr.
D. B. Stinfon and family have mov
ed into the house recently occupied
by Mr. Benjamin, in Old Benton.
16?" When you want to spend your
money, see me. I handle Corn,
Oats, Hay, Sugar, Coffee, Flonr and
all kinds of Groceries; Dry Goods,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Ready Made
Clothing, and the Celebrated Buck
Skin Breeches; Cofiius, Furniture,
Wagon and Plow Fixtures, Cows,
Mules, Livery Stables, Blacksmith
Shop, Saw Mill, Lumber, Shingles
and Town Lots. Titles perfect.—
Terms— Three-Thirds Cash , balance
when you get the goods.
Yours to command.
T. M. Vaughan.
National People's Party Con
vention, American Silver Con
vention, St. Louis, July 22.— For
the above occasion the followiug
rates will apply, viz: The Cottou
Belt Route, Benton to St. Louis and
return, one fare ($16 15) for the
O. R. Denton, Agent.
An elegant assortment of Spring
and Summer Milliuery Goodscan be
found at the Mary A. Files Millinery
Company, Limited, 320 Texas St.,
Shreveport. They have goods only
of the finest and best material, aud
purchasers are assured of bargains,
and cau rely on goods as represent
Ladies cau get bargains at the
Mary A. Files Millinery Company's
popular millinery store, 320 Texas
The Shreveport Gray Cigar, five
cents straight. Sold by L. G.
For the Political Campaign
take the-Weekly Commercial Appeal,
Memphis, Tenn. Turoo months only
10 cents in silver. The Commercial
Appeal is ono of tho leading papers
in tho South and is for free silver.—
For a club of 50 new subscriptions
for 3 months at 10 cents each they
will send a stem-winding, stem-setting
aud open-face watch that will keep
accurate time for threo years or more.
They want 1,000 club-raisers to ac
cept this offer within the next thirty
days. This offer not good after
Do all that is in thy heart ; for
God is with thee.—I Ciiroo., xvii,2.
Do all things without inurmur
iugs and disputiugs.—Phillippiaus
Give us help from trouble: for
vain is the help from man.—Psalin
lx, 11. _
Important Dental Notice.
To all patients coming to me for
services along Cotton Belt Railway,
will pay their railroad fare both
coming and going, when work is
done amounting to $10 and over, or
I will pay fare one way when work
amounts to $5. So there will be no
expense to you to run down. Every
thing guaranteed, aud prices made
satisfactory before work is uone.
Dr. Chas. C. McCloud,
Leading Dentist, Shreveport, La.
Same Old Staud.
Dr. T. M. Comegys, olfico over
Zodiag's, adjoining Opera House,
Appointments for North Bossier
Circuit, Methodist Church.
CONCORD—First Sunday in each month,
at 11 o'clock a. m.
PLAIN DEALING—Second Sunday in each
month, at 11 a. m.
COLLINSBUKG—Second Sunday in each
month, at 4 o'clock p. m.
MOUNT PLEASANT-Third Sunday in
each month, at 11 o'clook a. nr.
ALDEN BRIDGE—Third Sunday in each
mouth, at 4 o'clock p. m.
BENTON—Fourth Sunday in each month,
at 11 o'clock a. m.
Prayer meeting at the Methodist Church, in
Benton, every Tuesday night.
Sunday School at the Methodist Church
everv Sunday at 10 o'clock a. m.
H. J. BOLTZ, P. O.
BENTON.—Preaching every third Sunday
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Prayer meeting every Thursday at 7:30 p. m.
Place of worship, Court House.
CURTIS.—Preaching every first Sunday at
11 a. m.
LOVELY POINT.—Preaching second and
fourth Sandavs in each month at 11 a. m.
J. S. CAMPBELL, Pastor
Time Table Cotton Beit Route.
Freight, No. 11, dite at Benton......7:14 a.m.
Passenger, No. 8, due at Benton......5:08 l*. m.
Passenger, No. 7. due at Benton____10:14 a. m.
Freight, No. 11, due at Bentou......5:08 r. m.
O. li. Denton, Agent.
A 20 horse power Rowan Bro. Steel Boiler.
Also, a 16-horse power Atlas Engine, as
good as new. Also a 70-Saw Pratt Gin. feeder
and condenser. Has not been in use over two
years. For terms apply to the undersigned,
or the editor ol the BossierBanuer
J. S. SWANN,
.1 23 Wild Lucia. La.
Notice to Teachers.
T here are, at present, no available funds in
the Treasury to pay salaries. Teachers
will send in their reports, aud saino will be
registered in their order, and paid immediately
on reception ol the money by the Treasurer.
J. A. W. LOWRV,
Benton, La., May 23, 1896.
W. B. JACOBS,
W. 9. PEN1CE, JR.,
Capital : $200,000 00.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
Of Shreveport. Fa.
E. & W. B. JACOBS,
DR. W. M. ABNEY,
Fancy anil Toilet Articles,
Sponges, Brushes, Perfumery, Ac.
P rescriptions carefully compounded, and
orders tilled with care and dispatch.
Stock ot medicine complete, arid warranted
genuine and of the best quality.
Old Reliable Companies.
Correspondence Solicited on all Classes of
516 Spring Street,
W. C. PERRIN,
And Commission Merchant,
No. 120 Texas Street, Shreveport, La.
ill give his personal attention to the sale
ot Cottou, Wool and Hides. Will
make cash advances ou consignments of Cot
ton. Gives careful attention to the purchase
of Groceries or Dry Goods on order's.
WHITED & WHELESS,
ALDEN BRIDGE, LA.,
Rough and Dressed Lumber,
Sash, Doors and Blinds,
SHINGLES AND MOULDINGS.
Carefu Attention to Orders by Mail.
M. A. Keith, et al,
Minors of .1. F. and Emma McKinney.
No. 4016. In District Court, Bossier Par., La.
B y virtue of an order and commission for
sale, issued in the above entitled suit,
and to me directed, authorizing and requiring
me to sell for purpose of partition betweon
plantilt's and defendants, tho hereinafter de
scribed property owned in indivision by them,
I will, on Saturday, August 1st, 1896, at the
Court House, in the town of Benton, La.,
within the legal hours prescribed by law, pro
ceed to sell at public auction to the last and
highest bidder, the followiug described land,
The east half of northeast quarter of section
25, towushi|i21, range 12, containing 80 acres,
more or less, situated in Bossier parish, La.
Terms of Sale—Cash, subject to the benefit
A. R. THOMPSON,
Sheriff and ex-officio Auctioneer.
Benton. La., June 25,1896.
V few bushels of SHRADER GRASS SEED,
The best Winter Grass known. Ex
Congressman G. D. Tillman, of South Caro
lina, in au essay published in the July (1894)
No. of the Southern Cultivator aud Dixie
Farmer, says: *• Iu the past 30 years I have
experimented witli over 200 varieties, and the
Shrader excells them all on the poor hills of
Edgefield, S. C." Price, $2 25 per bushel.
julylö Midway, La.
E strayed hoforome, Justice Peace, Ward 1.
Bossier Parish, by W. E. Lindsey, and
will be sold at Magenta, Ward 1, Bossier par
ish, w ithin the legal hours of sale, on Wednes
day, the 29th July, 1896, one Cow, about three
years old, with her first calf. The cow is
white frosty color, insule of the ear black,
without mark or brand.
The owner is requested to come forward,
prove property, pay charges, Ac.
J. C. BELL, J. P.,
Ward 1, Bossier Parish, La.
June 29, 1896.
SERE VEPORT. LO ÜISIANA.
A. J. REYNOLDS, Proprietor
Omnibuses Connect with all Trains
No. 318 Texas Street,
Joannes Smith ,
A ttorney at Law, Benton, Bossier parish,
g Y. Louisiana.
J. «I. IF. Eoivry ,
A ttorney at Law, Benton, La. Will prac
tice in the Courts of Bossier, Bienville
and Webster parishes.
JtlurfT A* Webb,
A ttorneys at Law. Benton, Louisiana. Will
practice in the Courts ot Bossier and
G. W. Sentell Sc Co.,
Cotton Factors and
No. 190 Gravier St., New Orleans.
GOLDSTEIN, MABRY & CO.
Fruit, Cheese, Butter, Etc.,
226,228 and 330 Texas Street, Shreveport.
And Dealers in
GRAIN, HAY AND FEED STUFF,
606 and 608 Levee, Shreveport.
SAH BEN J AH IN, Agent,
516 ou tho Levee, Shreveport, La.,
Dry Goods, Clothing, Roots,
Will sell as low asanvhouso in town.
Florsheim Bros.' Dry Goods
VROLESALh DEALERS IN
Boots anil Shoes,
Nos. 210, 212, 214,218 Levee St.,
Equitable Securities Company of New York
vs. Heirs ot R. L. Stinson, deceased.
No. 4024. In Second District Court, Bossier
B v virtue ef a writ of seizure and sale issued
in above named suit, and to me directed, I
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 ot
Benton, La., within tho legal hours of sale, on
Saturday, July 11.1896, the following describ
ed propert v, to-wit :
The northwest quarter of southwest quarter,
northeast quarter ot southwest quarter, north
halt of southwest quarter of southeast quar
ter, north half of southeast quarter of south
west quarter of section 4 ; the northeast half
of the northeast quarter of southeast quarter
of section 5, in township 18 North of range 13
West. The southwest quarter of southwest
quarter and uorthwost quarter of southwest
quarter of section 3; the northeast quarter,
the southeast quarter of northwest quarter
aud the east half of southeast quarter of sec
tion 4, township 19 North of range 13 West
containing in all 495 acres, more or less,
together with all improvements, sitnated in
Bossier Parish, La.
Terms of Sale—Cash, without the benefit of
appraisement, to pay and satisfy tho sum of
$235200, with 8 per cent per annum on $4'»8 00
from Dee, 1,1892, on $384 00 from Dec. 1, 1893,
on $360 00 from Dee. 1,1894. on $336 00 from
Dee. 1, 1895, and all costa of suit, including 10
per cent on said sum and interest as attor
ney s fees, ami according to law.
A. it. THOMPSON, Sheriff.
Homestead Entry No. 5009.
Land Office at Natchitoches, La., )
May 26,1896. \
otice is hereby "iven that tho following
named settler has filed notice of his in
tention to make final proof iu support of his
claim, and that said proof will be made before
the Clerk of the District Court, at Benton, La.,
on July 10. 18%, viz: Homestead Entry No.
5009—Marion Hall—for the south half of
southwest quarter and west half of southeast
quarter, section 2, township 18 North, range
11 West, Louisiana Meridian.
He names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultivation
of, said land, viz : J. E. Pevey, W. G. Wadloy,
Wiley B. Allen and Dick Green, of Allentown,
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 the Interior Department, why
such proof should not bo allowed, will be given
an opportunity at the above mentioned time
and place to cross-examine the witnesses of
said claimant, and to offer evidence in rebuttal
ofthat submitted by claimant.
EDW D PHILLIPS, Register.
May 28,1896. July 9
J. D. Robertson's Star Hotel,
I s now open to tho citizens of Bossier and the
traveling public generally. This house is
newly fitted up and is the best hotel in Benton.
Tho Livery and Feed Stable in connection is
first-class iu every respect. Teams and vehi
cles, aud aud attentive drivers always on hand
Stock led and cared for. Terms reasonable.
Renton High School
O pens first Monday in September, 1896, for
a term of ten months.
Primary Grades, per month.............$2 00
Grammar Grades...............$2 50 to 3 00
High School Department................3 00
Public School Funds will be pro rated.
£3F* Written monthly report made to each
A. S. DALE, Principal.
ALICE G. DALE, Assistant.
Geo. D. Alexander,
.Inti Real Estate Jtgent.
W ill promptly attend all calls for surveys
in any part of tho Parish.
Office at the Court House.
Letters requesting surveys, if addressed to
him, care of Hon. B. A. Kelly will be forwarded
during his abseuce.
Notice to Trespassers.
N o hunting or fishing on my place will be
allowed. Trespassers w ill be prosecuted
to the fullest extent of the law.
P arties wishing to sell land would do well
to confer with me. •
J. E. ADGER,
Hughes' Soar, Bossier Parish La,
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IS THE BIG STOVE HOUSE OF SHREVEPORT, U.
Full Line of Heaters,
Full Line of Cookers,
Full Line of House Furnishing Goads,- !
CHEAPEST IN THE C M\
SHERIDAN, STORNIER Sc «D., Proprietor«.
*0* Send tts yöiir ad
dress on a postal card
and We will send y oil
one of the nicest
Catalogues ydu ever
saw. It contains Over
lOO Different Styles
of Good Shoes.? and
ÿon can have it tor
Shreveport Shoe Man.
FIELD AND GARDEN SEED
I am now ready for bnsiness and will keep constantly cn band *
compelte stock of Produce and Seeds, Seed Potatoes, etc. If yoa will
get my prices I will get yonr orders.
Nos. 104 and 106 Tetas Street; Sbrerepoft, La.
PAINT AND WALL PAPER
601 Texas Street,
J3T Goods shipped on day of re
ceiving order, and your patronage
514 Market Street, Shreveport, La.,
Practical Watchmaker and Jeweler.
WATCHES CLOCKS AND JEWELRY.
Spefcial attention given to re
pairing. Highest prices paid
. ^ffer nlifgnld. Prompt attention
given to country orders.
Dry Goods,- Clothing, Doctg,
SHOES AND HATS.
General Plantation Supplied t
No. 508, on tbo Levee,
Nos. 223 and ass
TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, U;
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
And General House Furnishing Goods,
Sole Agent for the Celebrated
Charter Oak and Back's BrillLft>t
Stoves and Rangev
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