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BENTON, LA., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24.1896. Primary election to day. Æ3T We do not publish anony mous communications. The Bossier Levee Board will meet in Bossier City on Thursday, October 1st. Mr. W. A. Huey, of Magenta, this parish, and Miss Mary Sue Jen nings, were married at the residence of the bride's parents, in Marshall, Texas, on the 16th inst. Mr. lluey is a most estimable and popular gentleman and prominent and suc cessful merchaut and planter of this parish, and the fair bride is a charm ing and accomplished lady. The Banner extends its best wishes and congratulation to the happy couple. Commissioners and Clerks Primary Election, Sept. 24. Knox Poiut—A. J. Moss, S. M. Furniss, commissioners; T. D. Con nail, clerk. Curtis— T. W. Holmes and L. M. Truitt, commissioners; J. M. Stacey, clerk. Benton—L. I>. Kelly and "W in. Timberlake, commissioners; H. D. Watson, clerk. Bossier City— W. B. McCormick and W. Boney, commissioners; J. L. Holmes, clerk. Plaiu Dealing— W. J. Waggoner and J. A. Mitchell, commissioners; C. 11. Keetb, clerk. Alden—J. L. H. Graybam and S. R. Straybao, commissioners; 1. F. Elder, clerk. Bulinger—J. F.«Tones, A. P. Davis, commissioners, M. S. Bo'inger, elerk. Carterville—J. 13. Johnston and G. B. Garrett, commissioners; It. H. Allen, clerk. Mot—J. B. Lynn, W. J. Johnston, commissioners; F. E. Garrett, clerk. Eocky Mount— T. P. Larkin and G. B. Wilson, commissioners; Dr. A. B. Bugg, clerk. Midway—Thomas Lyles, \\. W. Belcher, commissioners; V\ . E. Far ley, clerk. Ivan—J. L. Keith and J. B. Ivan—J. L. Keith and J. B. Whittington, commissioners; G. W. Deoig, clerk. Bellevue— K. E. Wyche, Samuel Berry, commissioners; W . M. Mor row, clerk. Haughtou—H. Barnacastle, J. I 1 . Alford, commissioners; J. M. Hol lingsworth, clerk. Allentown— W. G. adley, T. T. Harris, commissioners; W . D. \Y ad ley, clerk. Lay's Store—I. P. Lay and W.C. T. Furniss, commissioners; C. B. Hodges, clerk. j. A. vY. Lowry, Member Congressional Committee. Y\. I*. Boggs, President Parish Executive Com. Roanoke College, Va. Roanoke College continues to pros per. Tho number of students in creased again last year. They came from seventeen States and Territories and several foreign countries. In tho graduating class was a Choctaw In dian, and a Korean is a member of the next Junior class. The order during the session was unusually good and •diligent work was done by the stu dents. Eoanoko offers mauy advan tages at a moderate cost. The Eoan oke Valley is famous for its beautiful scenery and healthful climate. The moral, social, and religious advan tages of Salem are unsurpassed. The Catalogue of G2 pages shows that Eoanoke is abreast of tho times in its facilities and methods of instruction. A copy of tho Catalogue, with the June Collegian, may be had by ad dressing Dr. Julius D. Dreher, Presi dent, Salem, Virginia. Photographs. The studio, Ko. 601 Texas street, known as the ''The Star Gal lery," has been remodeled through out, and is now the largest and most modern place of the kind in Shreve port. Call and examine our work before going elsewhere. We can save you money. Satisfaction guar anteed. Reepectfally, J. DAMBLY. ' When you want to spend your money, see me. I handle Corn, Oats, Hay, Sugar, Coffee, Flour and all kinds of Groceries; Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats, Keady Made Clothing, and the Celebrated Buck Skin Breeches; Coffins, Furniturp, Y\ agon 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. Life begins, continues, and ends with dreams, from the sleeping smile in the cradle, to the babbling of the death bed, as worn out nature sinks into the last sleep of all.—Geikie. Dentistry Without Pain. I have at last solved the problem of preparing teeth for filling with no pain. This is done by the recently discovered electric instrument which is simple, scientific and painless, and is applied to tho tooth with no dis comfort to patient, but allows me to cut out the cavity, or remove the nerve, without least pain. As you know, I also extract teeth without pain. My Bossier friends and patients will find me at the same stand. Dr. Chas. C. McCloud. Shreveport, La. *- m » m - Dentistry. Dr. T. M. Comegys, office over Zodiag's, adjoiniug Opera House, Shreveport, La. Time Table Cotton Belt Route. Trains Northbound. Freight, No. 12. due at Benton......7:1(1 a. m. Passenger, No 8, due at Benton......5:10 p. it. Trains Southbound. Passenger. No. 7, due at Benton ..... !M1 a. m. Freight, No. 11, due at Benton......11:07 in m. O. R. Desto», Agent. Strayed, F rom the undersigned, on September lOfb, a Bright Sorrel Korso Mule, with a blaze in its taco, about 5 years old. I will pava liberal reward for the delivery of said mule to me at Huston. La., or to Mr. j. T. Manrv,near -Midway, Bossier parish. La. DAN. GARDNER, Ruston, La. Stray Sale. E strayed before me. R. C. Stinson, J. P.. 2<1 ward, by Jim Edwards, on Sept. l(i, 18%, one Black Korso Mule, about 2) years old, a little white about the mouth; no brand or other mark. Appraised at $25. Will bo sold at Benton, La., on Saturday, October HI, 18%, The owner is requested* to come forward, ]■'•' ve property amt pay eliarges, or the said mule will bo sold according to law.. R. C. STINSON, J. P. Stray Sale. i s strayed before nie, R. O. Stinson. Justice J of the Peace, Ward 2. by S. W. Vance, on Sept "I, IK"i. ami will be sold at Buck Kali Store, on Saturday, October 31, 18%, two Mare Poneys, one a sorrell. with blaze in face, with letter S branded on right jaw; no other brand or mark, about 1 j hands high, and looks ' to bo about s years old. Appraised at $10. The otaer. a small Bay Mare, about Ml hands high, branded ou left hip with cross mark, and ou lett shoulder with heart; looks to bo about 7 or.3 years old. Appraised at $10. The owner or owners are requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, or tho same will be sold according to law. li. C. STINSON, J. P. Constable's Sale. C. A. Dutherago 4 In Justice U. C. Stinson's vs. > Court, Second Ward, Bos F. I,. Gray. ) sicr Parish. La. B y virtue of a writ of fieri facias and to me directed by tho Kon. R. C. Stinson, J. P., I have seized and will proceed to sell to the last aud highest bidder, for cash, in Benton. La., on Saturday, the 3rd day of October, 1 8%, the following described property, to-wit : One Trunk and aontents. Said property seized in the above entitled suit, and will be sold to pay and satisfy said writ, together with interests and costs. fi rms of Sale—Cash, subject to the benefit of appraisement. WM. TIMBERLAKE. Constable. Sheriff's Sale . Union Mortgage. Banking and j No. bell.». Trust Co., Limited; ! In District vs. f Court. Caddo R T. Vinson. J Parish, La. B y virtue or a writ of seizure anil 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 Ilonse, in the town of Benton, La., within the legal hours of sale, on Saturday, October 31,13%, the following de scribed property, to-wit : Fractional sect ion thirty-two (32) north of Red River and east of Cooper's Bayou, and the south half of southeast quarter of section twenty-eight (28), all in township eighteen (18) north, range thirteen (13) west, and containing 127.) acres, with buildings and improvements thereon, situated in Bossier Parish, La. Also, the following described property at tached to said land by destination; Sixty bushels corn, more or less; 15 bales of cotton, more or less, in held unpicked; 8 head of mules, 2 old 2-korse wagons, aud fanning implements. The above described property seized aa the property ol defendant, K. T. Vinson. Terms of Sale—Cash, without the bene.fit of appraisement, to pay aud satisfy the sum of $2o00 IK), duo March 13, 18%, with 8 per cent per annum interest from March 13-1 6, 1396, with ten per cent attorney's l'oes, and the further sum ot $175 00 payable on December I. 1891, with like interest from maturity and like attorney's fees, aud the further sum of $175 00, payable December 1,1895, with like interest from maturity and like attorney's fees, and the further sum of $50 00. payable March 13, 18%, with like interest from maturi ty aud like attorney's fees, and all costs of suit, aud according to law. A. K. THOMPSON, Sheriff. Benton. La., Sept 24,1896. Tax Notice. A ll State, Parish and Poll Taxes for the year 1896. as set forth in the rolls on tile are now due and will beoome delinquent on move able property September 30th, and on immov able December 31. A. R. THOMPSON, State and Pari sb Tax Collector. Sepjember 10,1896. oct 8 Immigration Agent. P arties wishing to sell lamd would do well »o confer with me. J. E. ADGER, Hughes' Spur, Bossier Parish, La. in C. A. ALSTON, Cotton Factor and Warehouseman. Office Corner Spring and Crockett Streets, SHREVEPORT, LA. T BEG to call vonr attention to the fact that I am still in tiie Cotton Factorage and Warehouse business. Having spent the last thirty years of mv life in this line I claim to have a thorough knowledge of the business in all its branches. Ain located at the commodi ous warehouse, corner of Spring and Crockett Streets, where I will always be found selling, classing and weighing my own cotton. By doing my own work 1 am* enabled to handle mr cotton lor less money than anyone else. I have no groceries, dry goods or anything other than cotton to sell. Should any of my customers need such tilings 1 will always take pleasure in having their orders tilled at lowest prices, charging them no commission what ever. All I ask of them is to ship me their cotton which | propose to store and sell for 50 cents per bale less such charges as freight, drayage and insurance. I am a member of tbe Board of Trade, having at all times before n'te the latest telegraph dispatches, keeping thoroughly posted on prices. I always get the top ot the market and give my customers the full benefit of it. Thanking you for your past patronage and soliciting a continuance of same, I remain Yours very trulv, * C A. ALSTON IIOG FEED. T HAVE a lot of weevil-eaten rye and low 1 grade dour in stock, which is good for cows, horses and hogs, that I offer cheap in order to dispose of it quick. Parties having hogs, horses or cows, or all, to feed, can get a bargain by calling early. COTTON. I am this season, as in the past, prepared for handling cotton cheaply, expeditiously and satisfactorily. Consignments solicited. SHREVEPORT, LA. DR. W. M. ABNEY, BENTOS, LA., DEALER IN DRUGS, MEDICI AES. CHEMICALS, Fancy and Toilet Articles, Sponges, Brushes, Perfumery, Ac. P rescriptions carefully compounded, and orders filled with* care and dispatch. Stock of medicine complete, and warranted genuine aud of tho best quality. genuine aud of tho best quality. WM. EXDERS. HENRY ENDER3. UM. ENDERS & SO A, 108 and 110 Texas St.. Shreveport, L» , Wholesale and Retail Dealers in FURNITURE, Mattresses, Window Shades, Wall Paper, &c. S pecialty of Glazed Sash, Window Glass, Doors, Blinds and Cypress Shingles. Mailorders promptly attended. KEACHIE COLLEGE .—for BOYS and GIRLS O PENS September 1st, 1896. A full and efficient faculty. Comprehensive course. Reasonable rates. Music and art departments in charge of teachers specially trained in the best conservatories. For further particulars REV. C. W. TOMKIES, President. Benton High School O pens first Monday in September, 1896, for a term of ten mouths. TUITION : Primary Grades, per month.............$2 no Grammar Grades...............$2 50 to 3 00 High School Department................3 50 Public School Funds will be pro rated. US'* V\ ritten monthly report made to each patron. A. S. DALE, Principal. ALICE G. DALE, Assistant. WHITED &. WISELE«*, ALDEN BRIDGE, LA., • Dealers in Rough and Dressed Lumber, Sash, Doors and Blinds, SHINGLES AND MOULDINGS. Careftt Attention to Orders by Mail. Geo. D. Alexander, PARISH SURVEYOR .ind Real Estate Agent. 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. B. A. Kelly will be forwarded during his absence. J. D. Rohertson's Star Hotel, BENTON, LA., I s now open to the citizens of Bossier 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 first-class in every respect. Teams and vehi cles, and attentive drivers always on hand Stock fed and eared for. Terms reasonable. CITY HOTEL, MILAM STREET, SHREVEPORT. LOUISIANA. A. J. REYNOLDS, Proprietor Omnibuses Connect with all Trains Strayed, F rom Shreveport, on August 29th, a Light Sorrell Mare, about 5 years old, branded with a heart on left shoulder and T S on left hip; big blaze on forehead, with scar in tho blaze. I will pay $15reward for the delivery tome at Benton of the abovo described mare CHARLEY ROBERSON. R. C. Stinson , J USTICE OF PEACE. Ward 0. post office Benton, La. Will give strict attention and make prompt returns on all business en trusted to me. and last to in By my for tbe n'te get Joannes Smith , A ttorney at Law, Benton, Bossier parish, Louisiana. J. «9. If*. lottery, A ttorney at Lnw, Benton, La. Will prac tice in the Courts of Bossier, Bienville and Webster parishes. JflurtT S' IVebb, A ttorneys at Law, Benton, Louisiana. Will practice in the Courts ot Bossier and adjoining parishes. for in a Car. *W. Sentell & Co., Cotton Factors and Commission Merchants, No 190 Gravier St., New Orleans. C-CLDSTEIls. KAL?." Ï CD. Dealers in Groceries, Produce, Fruit, Cheese, Butter, Etc., 226, 228 and 330 Texas Street, Shreveport. HUNTER BROS. Grocers, Comm i sson Tflerch an ts And Dealers in GRAIN, HAY AND FEED STUFF, 606and 608 Levee, Shreveport. SAU HIA.FPII'V, Agent, 516 ou the Levee, Shreveport, La., Deader in Drv Goods, Clothing, Roots, Shoes, Will sell as low as any house in town. Florsheim Bros.' Dry Goods Company, Limited. V no LESA LE DEALERS IX Dry Goods, Clothing and Boots and Shoes, Nos. 210, 212, 214,210 Levee St., SHREVEPORT LA. and W. B. JACOBS, W. E. HAMILTON, President, Vice President, w. s. PENicK, JR., Cashier. Capital: $200,000 00. UNDIVIDED PROFITS, $60,000 00. FIRST NATIONAL BANK, AO. 3593, Of Shreveport , J La. SUCCESSORS TO E. & W. B. JACOBS, BANKERS. I3od.enlieimeï* & Lancaster. INSURANCE. Old Reliable Companies. Correspondence Solicited on all Classes of Business. 516 Spring Street, SHREVEPORT, LA. W. C. PERRIN, Cotton Factor And Commission Merchant, No. 120 Texas Street, Shreveport, La. W ill give his personal attention to the sale of Cotton, Wool and Hides. Will make cash advances on consignments of Cot ton. Gives careful attention to the purchase of Groceries or Dry Goods on orders. Comfort and Speed Com bined IIView Taareling - via the - TEXAS ROUT PACIFIC Hof it** REST EIJVE -TO St. Louis tho North and East. TWELVE HOURS saved by taking the St. Louis limited train, short line to all points in the SOUTHEAST I» —VIA— Memphis,Shreveportor New Orleans. Direct Route —TO— CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO. Double Daily Trains With Pullman Sleeping Cars. For Ticketsand further information, call on or address vour nearest ticket agent, or L. S. THORNE, ) GASTON MESLIER, 3d Vice-President and / General Passeger and General Manager. ) Ticket Agent. DALLAS TEXAS. SUPERIOR STOVES EVERYBODY'S FAVORITE! LiirMN« « o ..z,:- -- - \ ; . '■ i" ' ' 4L.1 •-«TIIE FAIR," 2 2 4 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, STORNIER & CO., Proprietors. FREE. BST Send us your ad dress on a postal card and we will send yon one of* the nicest Catalogues yon ever saw. It contains over lOO Different Styles of Good Shoes, and yon can have it lor the ashing-. E. PHELPS, Shreveport Shoe Maa. WHOLESALE PRODUCE, field and garden sled I am now ready for business and will keep constantly on hand a compelte stock of Produce and Seeds, Seed Potatoes, etc. If you will get my prices I will get yonr orders. HENRY DOSE, N( s. 104 and 106 Texas Street, Shreveport, La. ROANOKE COLLEGE, SALEM, VA. AMONG THE MOUNTAINS. Full and Comprehensive Courses for Degrees, with Electives.— Thorough instruction and high standard. Also, Commercial and Preparatory Courses. Library o! 20,000 Volumes. Working Labiatory, with good supply of scientific apparatus. Good morals and discipline. Six Churches; No Bar Rooms. Beautiful and Healthful Location—1100 feet above sea level and sur rounded by mountains. VERY MODERATE EXPENSES. Increasing patronage. Young men from seventeen StateB and Ter ritories and three Foreign countries. Graduates in thirty-five States an<l Territories and several Foreign lands. FORTY FOURTH YEAR BEGINS SEPTEMBER 16, 1896. For Catalogue, views, and further particulars, address JULIUS D. DREHER, President.