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M8trday7 - Pebruary 11, 1893.
T. F. Montgomery,
C ivi. Enineer aEd
Is now prepared to run line,.locate lan:ds,
Sa.d corners. lurnush full description ofiloca
tions. timber e.. ano iake i,lats ot surveys
run levels for put nle, of dhrainagre wit hi pro
files. make estimates of embankments,
ditches.brtang building and public works
of ai deseriotions.
Dr. R. WV. SEAY,
Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics
Office and resldence on Alpha plantation
P. O.. Brunette La.
W. E. LONG,
Physician and Surgeon.
Ofce on Lake street,
S"Will practice in all the branches
of his Profession. Calls answered
promptly day and night.
W. D. BELL,
Surgeon and Practicing Physician.
(Obstetrics a specialty )
Will respond to all calls, day ornitgh
Office at Bernard drug store. Rtesidence
next to Methodist Church
Panyment for medical services must
be made att the close of each mouth
Councellor and Attorney at Law,
Will practice in the parishes ofiMorehouse,
SOuachita, Richland, Franklin. Madison.
West Carroll and attend every term of court
In East Carroll: also tbeCircu;' and Supreme
courts of the State. Will gile special and
prompt attention to all business eutrusied
to nme. sept.3
Divine servlcs In the Methodist church as
Providence, Ist and 3rd Sunday's, 11 a. m.
' lest andt 3rd 7 p. m.
Pecan Grove. 3.1 and 4th Sunday's. 11 a. in.
Rrantsvrvania. 2nd and 4th Sunday'. 4 p. m.
Providence, Prayer meeting, every Wed.
nesday at 7 p. nu.
Providence, Sunday School every Sunday i
at tlia. la. R S IsBELL. P. C
CLIFTON F. DAVIS,
.Attorncey at LaaTw,
Lake Providence, La.
At Judge Montgotuery's law office.
DR. A. G. TILLMAN,
Grtaduate Baltimore College of Dental
Srgery. ( filce hiunrs. S to 1:30--3 to 5.
Over .easell's Drug store, Vicksburg. Miss. a
.g .,L_- .... . -
Local and Parish News.
Ice on Wednesday morning.
VePy little water in sight at present. a
Good order prevails once more in
Everfibody goes toWhite's with their r
..It has been too cold for garden truck ti
No gins whistling this week that l
we know of. r
Everytiliun will be Lent for awhile H
after next rfuesday. L
The levees in East Carroll are ready
for the spring flood.
The bald eagles capture big fish out c
of the lake quite often.
The cypress trees down near Tensas
are of magniticeunt growth. d
Fraunk McGuire's coal bank had
many callers this week.
Toney has tried to do bettdr this
week, flagging the weather. r
Let us amend our election laws ad
get back to tirst priuciples.
Charley Swafford is a first class
painter and laithful mwehaulc.
The parish roads for this season of
the year are in good condition.
Get ready to make improvements,
lumber will soon be abundant.
Lumber for building purposes will
soun be abundant in this section.
Hard times is the cry. The short c
crop Is now beginniug to be felt. te
Rector Guerin held service at Tran-h
sylvania on last Sunday afternoon.
Pencil pushing has closely resem
bled a game ot Irecze-out this wock. n
The mills of the legal gods are
grtuinding somewhat slowly just now.
IHugh McGuire has finished his con
tract and is waiting tor the 'ingineer. e
Partridges, robins and small game
of all kinds are becoming quite scarce.
Geo. Maniove was here again with
his grip this week scrapping around.
Donu't forget the printer while youf
are peregrinating your new enterptis-ds
Send the little ores to Sunday se
School tomorrow If the weather per- G(
The electric light people are making sa!
haste rather slowly with their new lot
We have heard nothing late from tri
the Lake Providence & Western rail- B,
A pair of three pound live Irout was
an appreciated present the close of Go
last week. i'
We were pleased to meet Mr. Harry
H. Graham fromt Trausylyania ia town
on Saturday last. pe
A large portion of the saw mill out.i
At was brought up on the Natches i
Mr. It. S. Moore and family left for
Texas on uMonday last. Success at
tend you and yours Bob.
Next Tuesday St. Valentine will pay tri
his atunal visit to youth and beauty,
via Uncle Sam''s route. s:
King eottoa Is about dethroned. pr:
log and hoslainey are h the ascend- anm
amuoes. Epecally the hob. do
While improvements are visible on
every hand around town, the Vestry
oftTrace Church should if possible,
fall into line and fix up the sacred edi
flee a little, so as to make it more
,pleasant to look upon. Grace Churcbh
is susceptible of an imposing appear
State Engineer Thompson was ex
a pectel up this week to take up the
, cm:pleted levee work In Fast Carroll,
s but not being able to leave, wired Mr.
J. M. Kennedy, Jr., to run the levels
for him. The dispatch found Mr.
Kennedy sick in bed and unable to
We acknowledge the receipt of an
invitation to attend the fiftieth anni
verssary of the Episcopal Consecra
tion of Pope Leo 13th at St. Stanislaus
college, Bay St Louis, with a card of
admission. The invitation has a like
ness of the IHoly Father and is beauti
I nly gotteu up.
Sheriff Dunn visited our office this
week and we were pleased to have
him call. A great many persons are
opposed to sheriff's visits on general
principles, but we are not in that cate
gory, having been done for sometime
ago. We can always extend Mr.
t James a cheery welcome.
Another enterprise is in progress in
the shape of a saw mill on the river
bank in front of town by Mr. Peter
Mathison. Mr. M. has done much to
promote the public welfare on the
river front, and we propose giving an
account of what he has done, is doing
and the improvements he has made in
Mr. Garrison. the saw mill man is
business all over. lie has a squad of
four men with himself and sun and
they have been inoveing things right
along this week. carrying out the ap
purtenances to 'ensas from the land
ing. The hauling Is done by his own
ox teams, and he will soon have things
in shape to send the saws whirling.
Mrs. D. C. Jenkins accompanied by I
her son John, returned to Providence
near the close of last week. We ex
tend thenm a sincere and hearty wel
come back to old Carroll and a pleas- I
ant and prosperous stay in our midst.
We were highly pleased to find our
young friend John much improved in
height and general appearance, almost
a man, was our unuttered thought
while gazing at him on Saturday
morning last. I
We learn that our highly esteemed]
fellow citizen Ir.F. R. Bernard has
a bright outlook for the position of
Naval officer from the incoming
ad mainistrat ion. We in cotmmon with
a host of friends will be more than
ready to congratulate him on a success
ful result to b:s aspirations. The Doc
tor's ability to till the positlou he as- e
pires to cannot possibly be questioned. hi
Ilis experience and intelligence can
rarely be surpassed. He is in every I
way a prominent citizen, straightout
Democrat, well deserving of any favor
within the gift of those in authority, if
party fealty and unflinching fidelity
The weather this week has been a fi
fair satample of what generally prevails u
during the wintry season. The varsia
tions in the temrolerature have ranged I
from 72 down tin 28, which has proveu fn
rather severe on the frail memnbers of y
thie ihuma an fa.ily in this section.
There has been but little plantation 4
work done, the ground being somte- r
what frozen and the weather too se- '
vere for the trolical colored laborers. I
i ut on the whole plantationi progress
may be reported favorable antd the
work well in hand. L
Bad colds, influenza, lagrippe or by I'
whlatever namne the nuisance tnay be r
called, prevails to a considerable ex- i
tent. Like Bra.dy's bitters 'every i
body takes it." b
Business has been decidedly fiat for at
the past fewdays. The high price of
nmeats and the neighlboring levees be- i
ing about completed, dollars, dinimes
and even nickles are becomintg distress- ti
ingly scarce; at least so say the deal- C
ers ia merchanmdise and sundries neces
sary for humatl subsistence. mu
Our River Reporter says: Joe il
Peters down and up on time with "l
splandid trip. Stella Wilds utp Tues- t
day, down Wednesday; left with 76 o
bales of cotton and the following pas- ot
sengers, Messrs J. G. Oldileld and f
Geo. ManI-ve, Mrs. T. J. Powell and m
Miss. ')ollie Kennedy. State of Kan- tit
sas came aown Thursday morning ly
loaded to the water edge. The packet km
Ruth is always on time carrying good
trips- River rising, guage reads 6-6. fr
Busiuess dull on tihe front. ha
Bishop Seseoms will hold service at hi
Grace Church next Tuesday, and per.
form the rite of confirmation on all
those present duly prepared.
The educated and intelligent colored fot
people in East Carroil (and there a-e no
plenty of them) believe with us, that pil
ignorance should have no place at the
The levee street livery stable has
always been a success, Our friend
McGuire got an extra share of horse.
manse when the thing was being die, eo
We are doing our level best to puash
mbebd every pub!ie entesprise that
promtise well, giingl thueoght pso
and time tp the guseral sUaUM, and s
iou't yer forep Stt. sil
on SECOND WtARD ITEMS.
try 'O! they can't go without us." But
did'ut they though.
di- The young people are on the qui
ire vive for the 10th.
ch The Atherton string band is fairly
ar- surpassing itselt.
Col. Buckner 'eturned several days
he Mr. Constant is just back from a
1ll, flying trip to Vicksburg.
Ir. Mr. E. W. Constant is spending this
els week in New Orleans.
Ir. Mr. C. B. Buckner has left us; only
to for a few days though.
We are minus a young man this
an week, who has gone above town to
i hunilt, so he says.
The last callers from town were
Mrs. Cherry. Misses E. aund N. Mont.
of gomery, to say nothing of Messrs. Mc
Culloch and Davis.
ti- Miss Benjamin's entertainment was
decidedly the most enjoyable of the
New Year. After a delicious supper
1S a german was danced until the "wee
e ians hours." Among the guests we
re find Dr. and Mrs. Long. Col. Buckner.
"4 Mrs. Cherry, Misses Davis, Lanier, N.
te- Montgomery, Routlh, J. and F. Keene,
11 Messrs. McRae, Moore, Donovan, G ra
[r. ham, Richardson, Buckner, Keene,
Dicken, McCulloch, E. W. and F. T.
In Constant, i'. and E. Mobberly, 1'. B.
er and W. Il. Davis.
er 'The second warders were out in
to force on Sunday before last, to wel
he comie our new Minister and give devo
an tional expression to that lateht or
ig active piety so long peut up. The
in occasion was also one of a very pretty
and interesting ceremlony, the christ
cuing of the infant son of Dr. aud Mrs.
is W. E. Long. William McFarlaud bore
'himself nobly through the trying or
deat like a true little soldier -of the
ht cross, that the united efforts of Iils
1- very responsible sponsers shall en
d( deavor to make him.
'n The youtlg folks hlaving run aground
fs for amusement, or run in the groundi
all other amiusemuens, that resourceful
y genius Mr. Robert Moore, suggested
ce as a diversion, a "'hay ride" to Lake
Providence. The motion was eagerly
seconded, and on Wednesday evening
carried out. At the appointed hour,
i. Mr. Harry Graham drove up in his
r coach and six gaily caparisoned and
in prancing les. The party was soon
st "all aboard," and to the enlivening
t strains of our impromiptu-the band
-string, strung and unstrung and the
merry jingle of the mule bells, night
was made hi-larious, ard we set off.
Though the drive was a long one, the
is jollity and all-pervading spirit of the
occasion was well sustained to the end.
gAs the best is always held in reserve
b for the last, the piece de resistance of
u this affair was the dance that awaited
our coming. Iu going through town i
our party was considerably augment- 1
ed, and the "coach" pulled up at the
hospitable mansion of Mr. Vail Mont
Sgomery. Miss Nellie made a charm-t
lug hostess and treated her gues;s to
their fill of dancing and otiler good
We authorize our advertised drug.
gist to sell Dr. King's New Viisc,.v,"ry
a for Consumptiotn, Coughs and C'd : Is,
, uponu this colndition. If you are aflict
ed with a Coutlh. Cold or any Lung,
Throat or CheLat trouble, and will u.,e
I this remedy as directed, givir.g it a
u fair trial, and experience uno beinefit,
, you may return the bottle and have
your mnitev refunded. We couldl not I
make this offer did we not kuow that
lir. King's New l)iscoverv could be
relied fon. It necer dlisapploints.
Trial bottles free at J. S. Guenard
i )rug Store. Large size 50c. andi,
SOur highly valued friend Mr. Henry
L. lceson camen downu on the Joe
t'eters on Mondlay last to attend to the a
e regular annual business of his planta- t
tion. We were pained to lctru in itn
interview with him that be had lost a
his life partner on the 23d of January
Sat their home iu Bartlett, Tenn. Mrs. a
SDeeson was an amiable, pleasant and
Sintlelligence lady, nee Bond, daughter 11
of l)r. Sam Bond; in aute bellum, f
Stinmes, a planter and a resident of old a
SCarroll, well known and highly re- u
Sspected, she leaves several children, of 0
maturing age, to cheer their father in
his loss and lonely route towards the
grave. Mr. and Mrs. Deesou hadc
"lived and loved together" for nearly
twenty-nine years. A thrifty prosper-r
Sous upright happy couple, but euvi
oous death's uutimely frost nipped the
frail partner and carried her into theo
mysterious beyond where she will pa- d
tiently wait for his coming, and glad
ly welcomne his approach to the un
known shore. k
We sincerely sympathize with our
friend Deeson in his sad bereavment
having known him famniliary from his
childhood and never habving known at
him guilty £f an ungentlemanly act, a
we appreeiate him accordingly.
The Board should provide a janitor
for the white school on the lake. It is I
not right to make drudges of the pu- st
pile by compelling them to carry water h
aid coal, sweep and dust up the house P
ke. The little otes are sent there to at
learn their lessons. I
Burglars and sneak tbleve are be.l
coming quite namerous in all the ix
towns along the river. They are "
ebliey of the colored race. Loot to
yeoar lst tig before tyou sr tire, and
be sresty to give them a wara re
POLICE Jtj RO DEEDlliNGS.
it Lake Providence, La., Feb. 1, 1803.
The lion. Police Jury of. East Car
roll met this day in regular session.
Present--P. D. Quays, President ; H.
K. Barwick and Phil 'McGuire.
3' Absent-Robt. Nicholson and C. A.
Minutes of July 18th read aud ap
The President appointed Mr. Bar
a wick chairmian pro tern of the Fiutrge
The Secretary was instrueted to
write President W. F. Ogden of the
Levee Board, the dangerous condition
v of the Cottonwood levee in this par
a The Finance Committee made the
o following report, which was adopted:
Lake Providence, La., Feb. 1, 1803,
To the lon. Police Jury-Gentle
C ien :-We the Committee on Finance
" recommend the approval of the follow
ing clams preseuted at this !neeting:
Thad White and wife ..............$ 2 50
E cDaniel ......................... 2 50
S Juao Ellisou ........... .. ...... ... 2
Allen Hines......................... 2 2 0
e EJ Ilamlev ................... 110 00
r Calvin Holmes .... ............... 2 50
Gilbert Williams ................ 2 50
Chats Green ... .................. 2 250
t urphy & Mundy .................. 25 90
.1 E Leonard ....................1000 00
Total ........ ..............$1153 40
We recommend the pa)ment of the
following approved claims, atmd that
the Secretary be authorized to war
, atlt for same:
That White and wife..............$ 2 50
John Ellison......................... 2 50
Calvin tolmes ................ ... 2 5, t
Allen Hines ....................... 2 a50
.1 E Leonard .....................1000 00
IE McDaniel ....................... 250
Gilbert W\illiams............... .... 2 50
Chas Green ....................... 2 50
Curphy & Monday ............... 25 90
Total......... ..... .... $1043 40'
We have exatmined the reports of
the Tax Collector and Treasurer. fint i
both correct and recommend their ap- t
'The Treasure r's report shows-
Balance on hand ................ ..$37 82 F
We have recommeuded paid this t
ameeting claintmo amnounting to $1043.40
and havte arranged with the Treasurer t
for their payinelt.
11I. K. BARWICK,
The Board adjourned to meet Wed- o
nesday. March 1st, 18:t3.
P. 1). QUAYS, President. a
YANCEY BELL, Secretary. a
We are pleased to learn that our i
fair young friend Miss Carrie Hall, a
who has been seriously siek, is slowly
but surely recovering.
Our semetic friend Dreyfuss has r
changed his base fromr. Providence to t
Ashoun. We n ish hita well in the a
wilderness, but he is one of the child- o
ren of Israel you know, and will sure
ly get out all right. d
OF THE n
East Carroll Opera House and Build
ing Association Limited.
STATE OF LOUISIANA, PARISH OF L
Be it known and remembered that on this b
the 31st day of December. 1892. before me
Chas. IR. Egelly, a Notary Public in and for
the parish and State aforesaid, duly com- h
mlssioned, and in the presence of the wit- s,
nesses hereinafter named and undersigned, li
personally came adH appeared the persons r,
whose names are hereto subscribed,
and of'awfnl ace and residing in the parish J
anud State aforesaid. who severally declared;
That availing tLemsnelves of the provisions
ol an act of the General Assembly of this
State, known as Act No. 36 of the session of eI
18S5, approved June 29th, 1~t, as well as c
those of thle general laws of the State rela- il
ti.e toathe formation and organization of s
corporations, they have formed and organ- o
Ized. and by these presents do form and or
ganize themselves and those whom they h;
may represent and thteir successors herein, n
into and constitute a corporation for the
objects and purposes, and under the stip- i
ulattions and agreements and conditions,r
hereinafter set forth, which they now na
adopt as their Charter to-wit:
The name and title ot this corporation sc
slhall be kn'wu as the fr
East Canoll Opera House and Build, o
ing Association Liminted,
Thle domicile shall be and remain at tile at
town of Providence, parish of East Carroll. pt
State of Louisiana. and at shall comnmence S
SbIusiness as soon as two thousaltd dollars i z
shtrll IHave been subscribed and this charter i u
SIt shall have and enjoy succession by Its at
corporate name for a period of twenty-tive lt
years from tl ils date. unilesssooner dissolved I fr
as hereinafter provided tor; and it shall er
have power and anuhority to contract, and at
to suse and be sued in its corporate name : si
to make and use a corporate seal. sulch i as
mayv hei selected by tihe Ioard of Directors, re
abd the same to alter or break at their
pleasure: to hold. acquire, receive, sell,
purchase, convey, lease. ir.ortgage, pledge
and hypothicate such property real, person- h
al or miaxed untder their corporate namne atd co
under the restriction established by law,as ,
rIn the opiuin of the Board of Directors re
I may be necessary, convenient and proper at
for the transaction of the business thereof.
and the accomp!ishment of the objects and la
purposes for ' uich it is estahlishled to I
name and appoint sutch managers.directors, re
ott!leers and employees as its:needs, conveni- th
Canes and interest may require: to make lb
and establish such by-laws for tlhe proper be
management and regulation of its affairs as n
may he necessary and proper, and nou~ t
consistent with this lcharter or thle law t
tais State or tahe Ultitedd States; and geter- to
ally to enjoy, possess and exercise all the
raig:ts. powers and privileges granted by M
law to such corporations. ne
ARTICLE i [. w
The objects and purposes for which this tit
corporation is established and the nature ee
of the business to be carried "n ly It are
declared to be primarily to build a Town
Hall and Opera House in the town of
Proylilence, and such other buildings as
the Board of Directors may determine,
same'to se constructed either in connect
ion therewith or otherwise.
The capital stock of this gorporation as
hereby declared to be the suim of Twenty
five Thousand Dollars. divided into b5d0
shares of Five Dollars eachl, twenty-five per
cent of which shall be paidon subscription
and the balance when and h!ow the Board
of Diretors shall determine, provided a
notice ofat least 80 days sashl be given to
each subscriber for the payment of what
ever iqstallment may be required by the 751
Board of Direetors. which shallnot exceed s
25 per cent. every &) days, and in ease any In
stockholder shalla fail to pay any slauch in- rol
stallnent at the time appointed after having Lii
been duly notiftied nas herein, the Board ol ob
I)ireo,nrs shall sell the stock owned by sal
him. or her, at publie aoCtion after 10 days Ti
a0vertlsement. and after payir g out of tihe
proceeds thereof the amount of ead call 4a
and all costs and expnses, slall pay over
the balance.to the owner o" said stoclk. i
All stock shall be transerred on the
booke of the Companr In such manner and
form as shall be provided ina the by-laws.
No stockhbolder of the Company shall be
pes.itted to sell or dispose of lp any man s
er hIs share or shares of the etoek withbout te
trat oteriag the sames _ writing at its
market value to the Comp·ay throulg Its .
Presldent or Seeretary ; and Ittlae Copiay
should ftel to operase the esm-ae thw Pt
market value within 10 days from such
offering, then the same may be otherwise
All stock purchased by the Com any
r- may be re-Issued at the dlsreretto of the
Board of Directors.
i. . ArtTICLE IV.
The corporate powers of thii.organizsaton
A. except as hereinafter or otherwise pro
vided, shall he vested in and its affairs and
busipeas be managed by a Board of five 1)i
P' rectors, each of whom shall own in his own
right at least five shares of the stock of said
The Boardof Directors shall be elected
Sby tLe stockholders annually on the 15th
day of the month of January of each year,
to except when said date falls on Sunday.then
ie in that event, said election shall take place
on the day thereafter. the first election un
der this charter to be held on the 31st day
t of December. 1802.
At such elections each share of stock rep
t resented shall be entitled to one vote. and
the five stockholders receivinj the highest
numberof votes shall be declared elected
directors for the ensuing term. provided
that at least three-fourths of the subscribed
e- stock be voted at such election; otherwise
eo the election to be null and void and a new
v- election to be held as hereinafter provided
. for. Said election shall be btV ballot, and
shall be held at the dontcile of theCompany
under the supervision of the stockholders
appointed by the Board of Directors.
5rThe Secretary shall give 10 dave notice of
such regular election by publication in a
newspaper published in the town of Provi
dence, La. Failure to hold an election on
0 the aforesaid date. or the failure thereof by
reason of tine required amount of stock not
belng voted, shall not dissolve this corpor
ation, but the directors and other oflicers
then in office shall hold the same and con
tinue until an election can be held as soon
me thereafter as possible alter publication as
at atoresaid and after the Secretary shall have
sent to each stockholder or his authorized
agent through the mail to his last known
address a notice thereof 10 days prior there
l A mnajority of said directors shall conati
tute a quorum for the transaction of busl
ness. they shall annually elect from the
stockholders a President, Vice President.
0 Secretary and Treasurer.
To he powers and duties of said officers
i0 shall be such as shall be provided by seld
Board of Directors, and as iroperly and
usually belonging to said otficcrs: and' be
10 fore entering upon eilt discehrge of his du
ties the Treasurer shall give bond in such
sumo as shall be prescribed by the Board of
i t)irectors, and it shall be discretionarv with
.- the said board to require bond of any other
ultci!als or emiployes.
The President shall be and is hereby
designated as the presiding officer, but
;2 shall have no vote herein except in case
there be a tie vote, which he shall then
give the casting vote.
lie is hereby designated as the officer
r Iupon whom citation and :ill other legal pro
cess shall be served, and in the event of his
absence or a vacancy in said otffice from any
cause, thet upon the Vice President; and
in case of thie absence of both of said officers
or a vacancy therein, then upon the Secre
The Board of Directos@ shall have power
t" and authority to adopt all by-laws, rules
and regulations not incoasistent with this
charter for the proper management, control
and conduct of the business of the Com
r pany, and for the accomplishment of the
1, objects of its lormation and tile same to
chance, alter oramend, to acquire, receive.
purchase, erect and construct any and all
kinds:of buildings, sell. convey,. lease mort
gage, pledge or hypothlicatc such property.
real, personal and mixed. as may be neces
sary and convenient and proper for the
o transaction of the business of the corpor
e ation: and through its proper officers to
make and sign all notes, bills, drafts, orders
or bonds. contracts and instruments of
writing necessary and proper in the con
duct of such business, to fix the salaries of
all officers oreemployees, to fill all vacancies
occurring amnonmg their own numbner or
among the offlicers of the Company,and gen
erally to do all such matters and things as
may be necessary in the conduct and man
v ement of the business not otherwise pro
vided for by the charter.
The following named persons are hereby
declared to constitute the first Board of
Directors. to-wit: Judge F. F. Montgom
ery, W. N. White, Jos. E. Ransdell, J. S.
(Guenard and Chas. It. Egelly. who shall
hold office until the 15th day of January,
r And the following named persons are
hereby declared to be the first officers of
said Company, viz: President. J. S. Mil
liken; Vice President. F. R. Bernard ; See
retary and Treasurer. V. M. Purdy; all of
whom shall hold office until the 15th day of
lNo stockholder of this corporation shall
I ever he held liable or responsible for the
3 contract, faults or failures thereof in any
Sfurther sum than the amount of unp:id
f stock for which be has subscribed or may
Nor shall any informality iht organization
have the effect of rendering this charter
STlhis corporation shall have power to
- issue stock for services rendered, or to be
rendered to it, or in paymnent of purchases
u made by it.
Whenever this corporation shall be dis
I solved, either by limitation of its charteror
from any cause.the business and affairs there
of shall be liquidated and wound up by three
Scommissioners to be appointed by the stock
holders trom among their own nmanlber at a
generalmelting convened for that purpose
after 20 days prior notice in a newspaper
publisbhed in the town oft P'rovidence, and
ala.o sent to e:acl stockholder or his author
ized agent by the Secretary. through the
mail to his last known address. Said com
missioners shall remain in office until tile
affairs of saiu corporation shall be fully
liquidated, and should there be a vacancy
from any cause, the remaining comtision
I era shallcontinueto act aedwind 'ip the
affairs of this corploration. Said coilnmis
sioners shall give bond in such an amount
as bshould be required by the Board of D)i
This act of incorporation may be modi
fied. changed, altered or amended, or this
corpoation may be dissolved by the
assent of three-fourtlhs of the capital stock
represented at any general meeting of the
stockhlolders convened for that purpose,
after 20 days notice given, to each stock
holderor his authorized agent through the
mail by the Secretary. addressed to his last
residence, and in a nlewapaper pullbhshed in
the town of Providence. provided that
three-lourthsof the subscribed stock shall
be voted, otherwise said vote shall be null
and vold, and a new meeting shall be held s
tor said purpose. d
Thus done and passed atmy office in the
town of Providence, parish and State
aforesaid in the presence ot Joseph L.
Moore and Thos. J. Fatlherree. lawful wit
nes-es residing in the said parish and State
who hereto sign their names with said par
ties and me Notlary, on thii 81St day of De
eember, A. I). 1I)2.
JAS. S. MILLIKIN,
F. H. BER. ARD.
F. F. MON'rTGOMERY, Ii
Jos. E. Riansdell,
t'has. R. Egelly,
J. S. Guenard,
W. N. White,
J. W. Plttman,
John N MorganperD. L M~L
V. M. Purdy.
J. L. MooRa,
T. J. FATraamang.
CUS. B. EOGELLY,.
I. Jos. E. Ranadell, Diet. Attorney of the
7th Judicial District of the State of Louis
ians, do hereby certify that I have exam
Ined the foregoling charter of the East Car
roll Opera House and Building Association t
Limnited. and find that the purposes and
obteers of ud corporation as specified in
said charter are legal, and none of its pro.
visaloas are eontrary to law.
Witness my oficial aignature thia 81st
day of December, fi8$.
JOR. . BANSDLELL.
Dmtrietaktty 7th Judicial District otl.o
State of Loaisiana. 1
Parish of ZEastOarroll.
I hereby eertaly that the withlta charter
_o dUty rmeerded to my offlee In Notarial
record *bo T"n on folotal st sq;
Witness l uf d and Ult o otile this
.d day efebs y. leA a Ihi.t
' ". D.ThwRIUe, Resorder
PrIdease, Lre sb. 4At,
JS J. atbAeD N = r.U
AT'rrO IT NE YS- tAtT-L.A.V,
Real Estate and Loan Agents
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA.
T. Frpi ty, Pin ., fir, Gil d t l s
J'arths of ast u rrAll, West Crrel., X:dises ad g t4 ('lsm,
Bletht amd sold eon C'Jtalsla.
aIgLoans on improved real estalte o the installment sla speedll atl i
lowest rate of interest negotiated through the o"wquitble IItig* ..'
!atWill also lease property, eollect rents, pay taxes and conduct a iGeerl
Real estate Business.
-sY'"No charge for Property entrusted to us for sale unless a Bale is
The Parish Surveyor has a desk in our' office, and will attend to
everything in his line.
Correspondence Solicited, f
RlIefer to VickaburgZlBank, and State National Bank, and Citizens Bank
N. O. La., or any citizen of East Carroll parish.
1e" ofPe'r f -or ssl1e oxn ea.sv terxi'k2
tne following Plantations in their entirety, or in 40O or 80 acre lots to
suit purchasere i
Valentine plive Oak ;>lace. (flO ncres-About 4 miles
Valentine place )l acres-About 4 nats from Providence: this is a fine nlantation in
from the river, directly back of Goodrich's a high state of cultivation. with dielling,
landing. hoiuses for field hands. gin-house &c.
Jack Chanmiliss place. ". acres--On .Toe's The Dorris place. 5lt2 aere- mlles
Bayou. 18 miles from Providence. 450 acres from Providence. RPveal acres In cultiva
der cultivation berore the war. tion now and over 400 before the war.
lCeller place. tPR aceres-AOn Dry Prong, 9 The W. F. Ilunrn store on Lake street; oa
miles from Providence. ~ll0 acres were in new capacious building, and a good busi
cultivation in 1Rti3: this is a fine tract of ness stalod.
!and which can be hand very low for cash. The landsthat were , cultivato -
inerain place. 321 acres--O)n Dry Prone. R fore the war as stated above, can he put In
miles from Providence, nearly all of which cultivation aan without very much labor.
h:il been cleared andin cultivati on before We alntin in very des iora
the war. We also hINve a nlumher of very desirable
teware lots at low figures In the town of Provi
car.away lake plnee,. 3l2 nares--About 4 dence.
miles from Monticello; fullv 10 eacres of this
tract was in cultivation years aLo-` Bellaggio plantatloa," situated o Liake
Provide:nce. about five miles from Prov.l
York plantation. situated on Old river; dene,. containlning '215 aces. 70) to 844
six hundred acres in fine state ofeultlvation. cleared : will rent or soil, with mules and
Good houses, ditches &c. farming impliments.
'!'Call and examine our lists.
Guenard Drug Store,
LAKE STREET, LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA.
,J. S. (7.CrM1 ' A " , ro ..rogr or.
A General Assortment of Pure
Fresh Drugs Always on Ea3t.
Filling Prescriptions a specialty by an experienced and duly
- licensed Pharmacist
Painters Supplies of all inda.
Toilet and Fancy Articles. Pure Candies.
Landreth's Garden Seed.
V. M. PURDY,
WHOLESALE DEALER IN WESTERii PilODO11L
Proprietor Wharf-boat. Lao Providence, Loatallia
The attention of close eash buyers is called to my steok of Nay, C.us
Oats, Bran Cement, Ship Stuff, Barb Wire, Mlsa. 8alS,
Lime, Irom Ties and Brick.
Highest Price Paid folCotton Seed.
Ce-sign Frelgt Care Platers' Warehouse. otteo Sed l SeeksJ as ~ a
LAKE PROVIDENCE, * LOUI8IANA.
Copper, Tin andl Sheet-Iron, Tin Roofing
STEAM AND PIPE FITTINCI
Britching and Somkestacks, Lock and Galamithing,
COOKINO AND HEnATIS4i STOVlY
8 Job work of every descriptiou promptly done
Neva Oirleansi. ran.
'he "I'dopenadent" psys a higher price for Cotton
Seed thasn any other Company.
, Every Landing handles Don't take any other
our Saeks. Ask for Backs but the -
them and dont take INDEPENDENT,
any others, the "IFED SA( K."
-The "Independent" does not belong any TRITS'T', therefore it is lo theb
aterest of every P!anter to sell the "Independeat" their cotlton seed.
J. P. WILLIAMS, V. M. PURDY,
Traveling Agent. Local Aget.
Ississippi Home Insurance Colpanv,
~apitasl. Vicksburg, .Miss. 1O,
Losses Paid siance Organiization l828,000.
OIIN B. I.ATINGLY, President, F.M. AN)LDREWS, Vlce-Preside
A. C. LEE, Secretary.
Phenix Aseurance Company, of London;
Western Assurance Company, of Toronto;
American Fire nlasuranee Company, of lhladelpbha,
lioame Insurance Comlpany, of New Orleaus. Ia.
Orient Insurance Company,. of lartford, Connecticut.
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