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Bossier District Court, Judge. J.
T. Watkius presiding, adjourned sino
dio yesterday afternoon
Elder J. S. Campbell has been
holding a protracted meeting at this
place during tho week. He is ably
assisted by Rev. W. S. Penick, of the
Baptist church of Shreveport, who
has preached several good, earnest
sermons Mr. Penick preaches with
deep feeling and has the spiritual
condition cf his 'congregation very
much on his liefert.
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The barbecue given at Benton yes
terday was a complete success in
overy sense of the word. Those who
had it in charge are some of our most
substantial citizens—men to whom
a failure would be an impossibility,
slid who never entertain such an idea
iu connection with a big dinnor. A
very large number of our best citi
zens, from all sections of the parish,
were iu attendance. During the day
speeches were delivered by Messrs.
H. W. Ogden, J. H. Shepherd and
C. D. Hicks.
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Notice.— We will be at Cane Bend
on Wednesday, August 5, 1896, at 1^
o'clock a. m., for the purpose of let
ting tho building of a new bridge
across Red Chute at that placo. Said
bidder or bidders to have the material
delivered, as per tho following offer:
I agree, in behalf of citizens inter
ested in new bridge, to deliver the
lumber at the location, free of any
cost to the parish.
(Signed) J. A. SkanNall."
E. S. Dohtcu,
J. A. Sewall,
Notice.— I will be at Fox Skin
Bayou, on Haugkton and Koran road,
on Tuesday, August 4th, 1896, at 10
o'clock a. tu., for purpose of contract
ing to tho lowest bidder, the building
of a new bridge. Bidders aro re
spectfully invited to meet me.
C. D. Sandioge,
Notice.— Wo will bo at Red Chute,
on Knox Pyint and Haughton road,
ou Thursday, August 6, 1896, at 10
o'clock, a. m., for purpose of having
said bridge repaired.
E. S. Dortch.
C. D. Sandidge.
#sg" When you waut to spend your
money, see ine. I handle Corn,
Oats, Hay, Sugar, Coffee, Flour and
all kinds of Groceries; Dry Goods,
Boots, Shoes, Hats, Ready Made
Clothing, and the Celebrated Buck
Skin Breeches; Coffins, 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.
Yonrs to commaud.
T. M. Vaughan.
Au elegant assortment of Spring
and Summer Millinery Goods can be
fonnd at the Mary A. Files Millinery
Company, Limited, 320 Texas St.,
Shreveport. They have goods only
of the finest and best material, and
purchasers are assured of bargains,
and can rely on goods as represent
Ladies can get bargains at tho
Mary A. Files Millinery Company's
popular millinery store, 320 Texas
Company B, 28th Louisiana Con
federate Veterans will hold their 10th
Annual Camp Fire Reunion on Wed
nesday 19th, Thursday 20th and Fri
day 21st of August, at their reunion
grounds, on Bodcau, near Timothea.
All Confederate veterans are invited
to be with us. Will be a barbacue
snd dinner on Thursday, Aug. 20.
Camp Henry Gray, No. 551, U. C.
V., will hold a meeting at the same
F. Barnett, Chairman.
Timothy OAkLEY, Adjutant.
The States which hold elections
before November tbi3 year are Ala
bama, Aug. 3 ; Vermont Sept. 4 ;
Arkansas, Sept. 7 ; Maine, Sept. 14 ;
Florida, Oct. 6, and Georgia, Oct. 7.
The Presidential campaign will bo
a battle of the Bills, Bryan and Mc
Kinley, and doubtlessly bills of other
kinds will not play an unimportant
Ouachita parish paper is selling at
25 per cent, discount and many hold
ers are complaining that they cannot
get pay.— Monroe Bulletin.
Senator Henry M. Teller, of Colo
rado, writes to Hon. W. J. Bryan as
" I think I can promise you the
cordial support of the Western silver
men who have heretofore acted with
the Republican party and if you get
that I think all of the Western coast
and inter-mountain State3 will be
The Shreveport Gray Cigar, live
cents straight. Sold by L. G.
Important Dental Notice.
To all patients coming to me for
services along Cotton Belt Railway,
I will pay their railroad fare both
coming and going, when work is
done amounting to 810 and over, or
I will pay fare one way when work
amounts to 85. So there will be no
expense to you to run down. Every
thing guaranteed, and prices inado
satisfactory before work is done.
Du. Chas. C. McCloud,
Leading Dentist, Shreveport, La*
Same Old Stand.
The studio, No. 601 Texas street,
known as tho ''The Stau Gal
lery, " has been remodeled through
out, and is now the largest and most
modern place of tho kind in Shreve
port. Call and examine our work
before going elsewhere. Wo can
save you money. Satisfaction guar
Dr. T. M. Comegys, office over
Zodiag's, adjoining Opera House,
1ÎOYS and GIRLS
O PENS September 1st. 1896. A full and
efficient faculty. Comprçhonsive course.
KeaHouable rates. Music and art department!!
in charge of teachers specially trained in the
best conservatories. For further particulars
REV. C. W. TOMKIES, President.
Homestead Entry No. 5033.
Laud Office at. Natchitoches. La., >
July 20, 18%. (
TWTotice is hereby given that the following
11 named settler has filed notice of his in
tention to mako final proof in support, of his
claim, and that said proof will ho made before
Clerk of the District Court, at Denton, La., on
August 28, 1906, viz : Homestead Entry No.
5033—Wiley Thomas Keith—for tho southwest
quarter, seetiou 13, township 21 North, range
Ho names the following witnesses to prove
his continuous residence upon and cultivation
of said land, viz: J. F. Adair, J. It. Whit
tington, H. E. Lockoy and G. W. Denig, of
Any person who desires to protest against
the allowance of such proof or knows of any
substautial reason under the law and tho reg
ulations of the Interior Department, why such
proof should not ho allowed, will bo given an
opportunity at tho above mentioned time and
place to cross-examine the witnesses of said
claimant, and to offer evidence in rebuttal of
that submitted by claimant.
EDW'D PHILLIPS. Register.
July 23, 1S%. aug27
Time Table Cotton Belt Route.
Freight, No. II, duo at Denton......7:1 1 A. M.
Passenger, No. 8, duo at Denton......5:08 r. m.
Passenger, No. 7, due at Denton____10:44 a. m.
Freight, No. 11, due at Denton......5:08 r. m.
O. R. Denton, Agent.
Appointments for North Bossier
Circuit, Methodist Church.
CONCORD—First Sunday in each mouth,
at 11 o'clock a. iu.
PLAIN DEALING—Second Sunday in each
month, at 11 a. m.
COLLINSDUKG—Second Sunday in each
month, at 4 o'clock p. m.
MOUNT PLEASANT—Third Sunday iu
each month, at II o'elook a. tr.
ALDEN DRIDGE—Third Sunday in each
month, at 4 o'clock p. m.
DENTON—Fourth Sunday in each mouth,
at 11 o'clock a. m.
Prayer meeting at tho Methodist Church, in
Denton, every Tuesday uiglit.
Sumlay School at tho Methodist Church
every Suuday at 10 o'clock a. m.
H. J. BOLTZ, P. C.
■VlThite Oak Timber between Bodcau and
* " tho Cotton Belt, Railroad, from the
Arkansas line to Red River bottom. Will pay
cash at the stump. J. E. ADGEIv.
No. 318 Texas Street,
Notice to Trespassers . .
o hunting or fishing on my place will be
allowed. Trespassers will be prosecuted
to the fullest extent of the law.
DR. W. M. ABNEY,
Fancy and Toilet Articles,
Sponges, Brushes, Perfumery, &c.
P rescriptions carefully compounded, and
orders filled with care and dispatch.
Stock of medicine complete, and warranted
genuine and of the best quality.
At Wholesale Only»
AND DAUBED WIRE.
Orders, like Doctor's prescriptions, careful
ly filed, bur unlike them, are not compounded.
Jt is oniy the interest after maturity of the
Mil that is.
Wr. ENDEKS. HENRY ENDERS,
Wll. ENDEKS A SON,
108 and 110 Texas St.. Shreveport. La ,
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
Mattresses, Window Shades,
Wall Paper. &c.
S pecialty of Glazed Sash, Window Glass,
Doors, liliuds und Cypress Shingles.
Mail orders promptly attended.
WHITED & WIIELESS,
ALDEN BRIDGE, LA.,
Rough and Dressed Lumber,
Sash, Doors and Blinds,
SHINGLES AND MOULDINGS.
Carnfu Attention to Orders bv Mail.
SURE VEPOR T. L O UISIA A T A.
A. J. REYNOLDS, Proprietor!
Omnibuses Connect with all Trains
Benton High School
O pens first Monday in September, 1890, for
a term of ten months.
Primary Grades, per month.............$2 00
Grammar Grades...............$2 50 to 3 0.0
High School Department................3 50
Public School Funds will be pro rated.
Ï"Î7' Written monthly report made to each
A. S. DALE, Principal.
ALICE G. DALE, Assistant.
Geo. D. Alexander,
•tnd Heal Estate elgent,
W ill promptly attend all calls for surveys
in any part of the Parish.
Office at the Court House
Letters requesting surveys, if addressed to
him, care of Hon. D. A. Kelly will be forwarded
during bis absence.
J. D, Robertson's Star Hotel,
I s now open to tho citizens of Dossier and the
traveling public generally This house is
newly fitted up and is the best hotel in Benton
The Livery and Feed Stable in connection is
tir.it-class in every respect. Teams and vehi
clcs, and and attentive drivers always on hard
Stcck fed and cared for. Terms reasonable.
Partition Sale .
M. A. Keith, et al,
Minors of J. F. and Emma McKinney.
No 4016. In District Court, Dossier Par., La.
B y virtue of au order and commission for
sale, issued iu tho above entitled suit,
and to me directed, authorizing and requiring
me to sell for purpose of partition between
plan tiff's and defendants, tho hereinafter de
scribed property owned in indivision by them,
I will, on Saturday, August 1st, 1836, at the
Court House, in the town of Denton, La.,
within the legal hours prescribed by law, pro
ceed to sell at public auction to the last and
highest bidder, the following described laud,
The east half of northeast quarter of section
25, township 21, range 12, containing 80 acres,
more or less, situated in Dossier parish. La.
Terms of Sale—Cash, subject to the benefit
A. R. THOMPSON.
Sheriff and ex-officio Auctioneer.
Benton, La., June 25,18%.
E strayed before me, Justice Peace, Ward 1.
Dossier Parish, l>y W. E. Lindsey, and
will be sold at Magenta, Ward 1, Dossier par
ish, within the legal hours of sale, on Wednes
day, tho 23tli July, 1896, one Cow, about three
years old, with her first calf. The cow is
white frosty color, inside of the ear black,
without mark or brand.
The owuer is requested to come forward,
prove property, pay charges, «Sec.
J. C. DELL, J. P.,
Ward 1, Dossier Parish, La.
June 29, 1896.
A 20-horse power Rowan Dro Steel Boiler
Also, a ltsharse power Atlas Engine, as
good as new. Also a 70-Saw Pratt Giu, feeder
and condenser. Has not been in use over two
years. For terras apply to the undersigned,
or the editor of the Dossier Banner.
J. S. SWANN,
j 23 Wild Lucia, La.
Notice lo Teachers.
rjXhero are. at present, no available furds in
I the Treasury to pay salaries. Teachers
will send in tlieir reports, and same will be
registered iu tlieir order, and paid immediately
on reception oi the money by the Treasurer.
J a:w. LOWRY.
Benton, La., May 23, 1896.
P arties wishing to sell laud would do wel
to confer with me.
J. E. ADGER,
Haghes' Sour. Bossier Parish. La
A ttorney at Law, Benton, Bossier parish,
J. .1. IF. Foucry,
A ttorney at Low, Benton, La. Will prac
tice in the Courts of Bossier, Bienville
ami Webster parishes.
.llurfl A* Webb,
A ttorneys at Law, Benton, Louisiana. Will
practice iu the Courts ot Bossier aud
4* - AY. Sentell A Co.,
Cotton Factors and
No. 190 Gravier St., New Orleans.
GOLDSTEIN, IvIABRY & CO.
Fruit, Cheese, Butter, Etc.,
226.228 and 330 Texas Street, Shreveport.
Com m is son .Her chan ts
And Dealers in
CRAIN, DAY AND FEED STUFF,
606and fob Levee, Shreveport.
SAU 38F.Y.I AIII.Y. Agent,
516 ou the Levee, Shreveport, La.,
Wi't Goods, C lotliing, Hoot:«,
Will st 11 as low as any house in town.
Florsheim Bros.,' Dry Goods
WHO LESA Lh DEALERS JR
BooN ami Shoe«,
Nos. 210, 212, 214, 210 Levco St.,
W. B. JACOBS, Vi. S. I'ENICK, JR.,
Capital: $200,000 00.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
Of Shreveport, Fa.
E. & W. B. JACOBS,
Old Reliable Companies.
Correspondence Solicite«! on all Classes of
516 Spring Street.
"VY. C. 1'ERRIN,
And Commission Merchant,
No. 120 Texas Street, Shreveport, La.
ill give his personal attention to the sale
ot Cotton, Wool and Hides. Will
make cash advances ou consignments of Cot
ton. Gives careful attention to the purchase
of Groceries or Dry Goods on orders.
Comfort and Speed Coni'
biHed When Taaveling
- via the -
St. Louis the North and East.
TWELVE HOUKS saved by taking
the St. Louis limited train,
short line to all points in
Memphis, Shreveportor New
Orleans. Direct Route
CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO.
Double Daily Trains With Pullman
For Tickets .and further information, call on
or address vour nearest ticket agent, or
L. S. THORNE, j GASTON MESLIER,
3d Vice President and / General Passeger and
General Manager. ) Ticket Agent.
J AN 2 :> F 8 FT 9 15 1 3/
BRIDGE BEACH & CO ST LOUIS
" THE FAIR,"
2 34 Texas Street,
IS THE BIG STOVE HOUSE OF SHREVEPORT', LA
Full Line of Heaters,
Full Line of Cookers,
Full Line of House Furnishing Goods.
CHEAPEST IN THE CITY!
SHERIDAN, KTOKMFiR & CO., Proprietors
ôâT Send ns your ad
dress on a postal card
and we will send yon
one oif the nicest
Catalogues you ever
saw- It contains over*
lOO Diilerent Styles
of Good Shoes, and
you can have it lor
Shreveport Shoe Man.
FIELD AND GARDEN SEED
I am now ready for business and will keep constantly on hand ?
compelte stock of Produce and Seeds, Seed Potatoes, etc. If you wil^
get my prices I will get your orders.
Nos. 101 and 106 Texas Street, Shreveport, La
PAINT AND WALL PAPER
601 Texas Street,
B3T Goods shipped on day of re
ceiving order, and your patronage
I 514 Maiket Street, Shreveport, La.,
Practical Watchmaker and Jeweler.
WATCHES CLOCKS AND JEWELRY.
Special attention given to re- i
pairing. Highest prices paiil
■ far old gold. Prompt attention |
given to country orders'
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots*
SHOES AND ÏÏATS.
GROCERIES .ff ND
Cenëral Plantation Supplied*
No 508, on the Levee,
Nos. 223 and 22D
TEXAS STREET, SHREVEPORT, LA'
Wholesale and Retail Dealer iu
CHINA WAR a
And General House Furnishing Goods, A'*.-'
Sole Agent for the Celebrated
Charter Oak and Buck's Brillto^
Stoves and Ranne«