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8ais* -. November 11, 893.
Geay llr aid Attorna at Law,
Ravn le- La
Will practice in the parts es o3fore ouse
Ouacita, Ric land, Franklin. Madison,
West Carroll and attend every term of court
in East Carroll: also t eCircuit and Supreme
courts ot the State. Will give special and
prompt attention to all business entrusted
to me. sept.a
C. . TLY,
.ttorney at a Law.
Lake Providence, La.
Practices In State and Federal Courts
CLIFTON F. DAVIS,
ALttorny at I.aaw,
Lake Providence, La.
At Judge Montgomery's law oflice.
W. D. BELL,
Surgeon and Practicing P ysiciar..
(Obstetrics a specialty )
Will respond to all calls, day or night
OAice at Bernard drug store. stesideuce
next to Met odist C urc
Payment for medical services ntl
be made at the close of each niontl
DI. A. G. TILLMAN,
Graduate Baltimore College of l)ent
Surgery. Cfilce hours. 8 to 1:30--:; to 5
Over Cassell's Drug Store, Vicksburg. Miss
L. X. BARBER,
A.ttoraney at Law,
Lake Providence, La.
Oiflice next door to Postofliee.
Local and Parish News.
Cotton seed stands at $16 a ton.
The riv.r is falling at this point.
Services at the churches to-morrow
Dr. Burwell was in town on Tues
Mr. T. J. Gillam has found his stray
The flue weather continues for levee
Dr. Long was up Monday from the
Drummers have been coming ii
lquite lively this week.
Mr. C. N. Hall's little son Otto, hai
has been quite sick this week.
Ducks and geese are plentiful on the
sathi bars opposite Providonce.
Judge F. F. Montgomery returned
Tuesday morning from 'Tallulab.
Mr. Dan Beard was uil trom the first
ward on Monday and gave us a call.
The Leathers left here on Wednies
day evening with 1139 bales of cotton.
The Police Jury met on Wednesday.
See their proceedings in another col
All the papers in the district have
published the "warning to %g cut
Mr. F. C. Keyland of West Carroll,
was a visltor to Providence on Wed
Marshal Ham~on kills a dog occa
sionally running at large without the
Mr. Ed. White of S. L. James k Co.,
:W i tn own this week looking after
his levee Interests.
The hunters are now after ducks.
Mr. John R. Keller killed twenty-five
on Saturday last.
The wagons still continue to bring
In cotton and seed from West Carroll
over the new roatd.
ll,,. II. K. Barwick was up attend.
Tnehla duties as a Police Jrruorat their
The weather has beeu pleasant dur
lug the past week. Just cool enough
Sto-maske one feel good.
The proclamation of the Mayor in
regard to owners keeping dogs off the
streete, expires to-day.
$r. Chris Duff left on the Leathers
Wednesday for New Orleans. He
goes to the Charity Hospital for treat
Rev. Mr Guerin returned fromn Tal
lulab on Tuesday- by the steamer
Leathirs Services at the church to.
We are sorry to inform our readers
that theworthy editor, coutiuues In
disposed, anti is not able to be at his
President P. D. Quays and Mr. C
A. Voelker of the Police Jury, were in
on Wednesday attending the regular
Mrs. Malury McGuire, who has been
unwell for sometime, took her ide
psrture Wedneadty on the Leathers
for the Gresoent City.
The law against riding and driving
on the levees in the pariah, we learn,
will be enforced. So watch out for
the next graeed jurye
d0ers. Fowler & Wall, the black
smiths, have a very aloe wagon on
show, built by thone, on the corner ot
tAmh Levee streets.
* Walter Pittmau and Joe Kennedy
skipped out to Viekeburg Wednesday
evening. they will returned to-mor
roWr'morning on the Ruth.
" Mr. J" G. Londales is mnaklng sonae
IqprovemeatPse on his plantation along
'l'ensas bayou. ie Is putting up new
fenes, whitewashlng ate.
Several tramps have been in town
this week. A snumber bf them were
on the beg for sometbllg to eat, bul
did'a.&are to do any work.
Miss Maggle Shoboneider returned
Toedaey mortilg on the Chatta
hoechbee fro Barton Ronugte. She as
port her brother entirely recovered
SfrO hisb reeent severe spell of sick
Several of the young ladies and gen
tlemen took advantage of the Invita
tion extended by the Captain of the
steamer Joe Peters, and made the
round trip on her to Vicksburg on
Monday. They report having a pleas
Assistant State Engineer If. B.
Thompson is in town. lie reports
that the levee prospects were never
brighter, And that the Levee Board
accomplished a great deal of import
ant work at their meeting in Vicksburg
The agents for the stores, corner
of Levee and let streets, should see
that the property is locked up. The
back doors stand wide open, and
tramps going in there to sleep. might
accidently set the buildings on fire
Away would go the town if it should
Plantation Chill Cure is guaranteed
If it don't cure go and get youi
ioney back. Ask your merchant
about it. Price 50cts Scid by J.
U. S. engineer W. S. Brown was ui
from the Salem levee Sunday and re.
ports Messrs. Manning & Gibson iush
ing the levee work to completion
lThey have sub-let a large portion of ii
to different coLtractors, and alread'.
they hare put up over one hundred
thousand yards of dirt. With a fees
weeks more of good weather they wil
have this levee comnpleted.
The steamer Leathers has nmad
quite a reduction in freight and pas.
seogers. The price has been reduced
from $1 to 75cts on cotton through tc
New Orleans and to Vicksburg for 25cts
a bale. Passengers can go to Vicks
burg for $1.5C, meals included. This
is getting it down cheap, and uo doubt
shippers and the traveling public will
take advantage of this reduction.
A letter from a gentleman in West
Carroll to our landing keeper states
that the reason tole is charged for
crossing the pontoon bridge at the
Corbin ferry, is that cows will come
over on this side and get lost, and s
man has to be kept at the bridge to
keep them back. A rather lame ex
cuse we think. 'Why don't they build
a few pantuels of fence and have a gate
and this would settle it as far as tole is
We would not urge an article with
out merit. We urge and guarantee
Plantation Chill Cure. Sold by J. S.
Guenard drug store.
We learn that Mr. Gano Cunning
ham, who shot the negro last week at
Manning & Gibson's levee camp in the
lower end of the parish, was perfectly
justifiable. The negro was discharged
by Mr. Cuunitngham and he did not
like it. lie went off aud got another
negro and returned with a club, their
intention being to do Mr. Cuuniugham
up. One of them struck Mr. Cuu
ningham over the right arm, very
near breaking it, when he pulled his
pistol with his left hand and com
menced firing, hitting, the darkey three
You can buy a small sugar planta
tion containing about 100 acres beat
bayou and 260 upland, at the same or
less than large tracts command. The
ownier is auxious, for personal reasons,
to dispose of it before January. There
is another year's lease on it, which
could probably be annulled at small
outlay. At any rate the figure at
which it is to be had makes it a bar
gain under any circumstances. Every
racre now under cultivation in cane
anud cotton (the low land.) The tim
bsr is pine, oak chinquepin, walnut,
cypress &c., &c. Various buildings
sufficient to work the laud. L.J.
I lakcunyous, att'y.at-law, Alexandria,
La., or Dr. C. P. Whitehead, Lamourle
John, the Italian, who peddles fruit,
had his wagon robbed on Sunday last.
Ilis boy was on his way around the
Bend in his wagon. which was filled
with firuit antd vegetables, and when
near Stocknter's a crowd of colored
boys who drive teams on the levee,
took charge of the wagon and told the
driver to git, which he did without
any ceremony. They helped themselves
to what he bad, unhiched his horse
from tlhe wagon and damaged the
harness. The boy came to town artd
reported what happened. Sherifi
Dunn and deputy Bell went up imme
diatcly to the camp anti arrested six
of them. placing them itn jail. They
had their examination Monday before
his Honor, Judge F. F. Montgomery,
who fixed their bond at $100 each.
ThLe negroes do not belong in the par
ish, but are atragglers who follow
levee camps, and no doubt have done
the same thing before.
During the prevalence of the Grtip
the past seasons it was a noticeable
fact that those who depended upon
Dr. King's New Discovery, not only
had a speedy recovery, but escaped
all of the troublesome after effects ol
the malady. This remedy seems to
have a peculiar power in effectlag
rapid eure not only. in casese of ia
Grippe, but in all Diseases of Throat,
Chest sad Iungs, and has cared cases
of Asthma and flay Fever of long
standing. Try it and be convinced. II
won't disappoint. Free Trial Bottles
at GUenard Drug Store.
A severe winter Is predleted by the
AN OLD PAPER.
Banner-Democrat :-As a comparl,
son between tle values now and 1866
I send you a copy of contract enterec
into betweenu- Messrs. Pittman Bros
of St. Louis, and F. W. Boyd of Car.
roll parish, for the working of thL
It may be of interest to some of the
As it shows, in addillou to thb
mules, then on the place, it was ex.
pected to take $30,000 or over, tc
furnish the necessary supplies for that
year. IHow much would it take, o,
how much would any one be willing
to risk on the same place now? The
contract was drawn up by Col. C. M
Pilcher. It is in his hand writing.
These figures are astounding wher
compared to those of the present day
It goes to show that the rent of tht
plantation and live stock alone wae
$30,000 and the necessary suppliea
was $30,OU0 more-$-60,000. So thai
if anyone who could not command
that amount '"were not in it." The
same plantation now would not rent
for half that many cents.
This contract is on record at Floyd
Tl'his indenture made and entered
into this t weuty-third day of January
A. 1). 1866, by sad between Frederick
\V. lloyd of Carroll I)arisih, State o1
Louisiana, of the lirst part and George
W. Pittman of the city of St. Louis
State of Missouri, of the second parl
That the party of the first part, a'
executor of the succession of the late
James Railey, of said parish of Car.
roll, agrces to lease and by these pres.
eats doth lease, unto the party of Ith
second part, for the year 1666. all that
plantation called Raleigh in said Car.
roll parish for the purpose of raisitn
a cotton crop upon the san)e, upon thi
terms and conditions as follows, to
The said party of the first part con
tributes the plantation and stock and
utensils now upon it-as a capita
equal to thirty thousand dollars-fot
'The said party of the second part
agrees to furnish as may be needed
thirty thousand dollars, in supplies, tc
he used in the cultivation of the said
plantation, in cotton, during the cur.
If more money is needed for the
cultivation of said plantation, it shalt
be furnished in equal portions by the
parties to this indenture.
After the crop is made, and all the
expenses incurred in its cultivation
are defrayed-out of the proceeds ol
said plantation, the party of the second
part shall wilhtlfaw his advance ol
thirty tlousand dollars-and the balt.
ance of the proceeds or increase ol
said plantation aand investment, shall
be divided equally between the con
The party of the first part receiviun
such money. in lieu of rent for said
plantation. And as the party of the
first part has already expended in
preparation of said plantation fifteen
hundred dollars, the party of the
seceond part agrees to refund that
amount to party of first part, at or be
fore the signing of these pleenuts.
'This lease shall be renewed for
atnother year, unless objected to by
In token of good fakh and binding
both parties to the conditions above
expressed, the parties above mentioned
have hereto set their seal, subscribed
their names and affixed the stamp re
quited by the laws of the United
States, at the place, on the day and
year above specified.
F. W. BOYD, I)at. Test. Ex.
GEO. T. PITT''MAN.
CHAs. G. W. IIOLTON.
DEATH OF A LOVELY YOUNG
It is with deep and sincere regret
that we aunounce the dtleath cf Mrs.
Annie O'Kelley. the btloved wife o1
Mr. W. D. O'Kelly, which occured at
the family residence near Lake Provi.
denuce, La., on Sunday, Oct. 29th, 1693.
The deceased was born in Adams
county. July 28th, 1860, atd was just
entering her thirty-fourti.h year when
the sad sutmous came. Sle was the
daughter of outr esteemneed tellow.
countryman, Mr. Daniel F. Ashford,
antd was married to Mr. O'Kelly in
1880. In the family circle she was a
devoted wife and loving mother, but
while domestic to' a degree she yet
had time to look after the wants and
needs of others, and to minister to
those about her less fortuniate than
herself. Her death will create a void
it: the circle that she moved that will
never be tilled, and tender memoriet
of her gentle,sweet womauliness will
ever linger in the hearts of those who
had the good fortune to ba, one of her
friends. To the sorrowing parents.
to :he bereaved husband aud to her
four mothbrless little children the
Democrat tenders its heartfelt condo.
lence in the great and irreparable los:
that they have sustained, and counsela
them to look to "Him who doeth all
things for the best" for a full measure
of cousolation In this the hour of their
deepest dlstres.-Natchez Democrat
Judge W. G. Wyly and II. C. Mc,
Guire were in Vicksburg attending
the Levee Board meeting on Tuesday
They r ed yesterday.
Col. T. L. Van Foseaen of the Bend
was in town Wednesdsy. It is otlly
on the sest important business that
the QCel ever gets to Providence
Mrs. Dr. W. D. Bell couttiaes hn.
well. This good lady has been il
feeble health for over four months
We trtet the eool weather will restor
r to health.
Dr. C. T. Hines, Masonic Grand
Lecturer of the State, arrived in town
on Tuesday moraing and lectured
Tuasday and Wednesday eveaoing on
Masonry to Pecan Lmodge o..s2.
W# pay $.00 for a ehill cnr
whua yes can buyt lsasesasP ChaL
C-aolt.St:t 50c. Sold by J. 8. Go
Is your life wortih 50 cenSt?
Dumb Chills; Ague; Congestive
Chills; Death. This is the evolution
of that malarial chilly sensation.
Stop it intimne. PlautatioiChllI Cure
will do ii, or it will cost yeou nothing
Sold by J. S. Guenard. .
Willie Manson and Jim Walker, two
colored boys, got into a fight on
Friday night last at Suot ons, and ,Vil
lie hit Jim over the head with a bar
of iron, which made a very bad cut.
The Mayor taxed Mattson five dollars
and costs for his fun.
The "Cottonwood" and Wilson's Point
plantations. belonging to. the success of Dr.
Apply to Mrs. K. T. McCulloch or
JOS. E. RANSDELL,
Lake Providence, La.
Oct. 28, 1893-4t.
Out Post. Kerr, Mfontgomery. Oakland,
lMidland. Calhoun. Arliugton and Hope
well Plantations, for the year 1894, or long
er. For terms &c.. appy to
IA NSPELL & RANSDELL,
Attys at Law,
Lake Providence, La.
Nov. 4, 1893.
Those persons that are indebted to Mr.
0. .. Byerlie. will please settle. I will re
main here for ten days coilecting his ac
counts. Alter that date they will be placed
in the hands of an attorney for collection.
To save costs come and settle with me at
iRS. O. J. BYERLIE,
Lake Providence, La.
Nov. 4th 1893.
Settlements will be made on the first
Monday of each month at Vicksburg, for all
estimates of the Board of State Engineers.
for levee work done inder contract with
the Board of Commissioners of the Fifth
Louisiana Levee District
W. F. O(DIEN. President.
W. II. SHIELDS, Secretary.
Be it known, That on the 8th day of
November, 1893, at a meeting of the lon.
Police Jury of this parish it was resolved,
That a special election be held on Thurs
day, the 14:h day of December, 1893, by
Vall Montgomery, .1. W. Donavan and Wm.
G. Walton as commissioners for the pur
pose of submitting to a vote of the property
tax-pavers of the 4th Ward Drainage Dis
trict the levying of a special tax of fifteen
mills on all the property in said District for
the year 1893, as shown by the Assessment
roll for said year now on file, for the pur
pose of raisine funds to drain the lands in
said District, and that the President of this
Board be authorized to issue his proclama
tion at once calling said election ;
Therefore 1. Philip D. Quays. President of
the Police Jury of East Carroll parish, do
hereby order an election to be held at the
Robertdale Store on Thursday, the 14tn
any of Decemnber, 181,, between the hours
of 9 a. m. and 5 p. in., for the purpose set
forth in said resolution and by the commis
sioners named therein, at which election
all the property tax-payers in said District
shall be entitled to vote.
Those voting in favor of said tax shall
write on their ballot --In favor of Special
Tax of 15 Mills for 1893"'' and those voting
against the same shall write on their ballots
--Against the Special Tax of 13 Mills for
Witness my hand officially this the 9th
day of November. A, D). 1893.
P'H[LIP D. QUAYS
President Police Jury.
Lake Providence La., Nov. 11th 1893.
Succession of Geo. C. Benham, deceased.
7th District Court, parish of E:ast
Pursuant to a writ of sale issued from
said Court In said succession and to me di
rected. requiring me to sell all the property
belonginrg to the Succession. I will, on
Tuesday. the 5th day of December. 1893.
within the hours prescribed by law, at the
door of the Courthouse in the town of
Providence, La.. preceed to sell at public
auction the following described property
belonging to said succession, to-wit:
The divided West half of the Robertdale
plantation comprising four hundred and
ninety-seven acres. and being the same
portion descilbed as Lot one in the Act of
P'artition recorded In Notarial Book "'S."
folio 460 ET 8EQ. of the Recorders office of
this parish, with the buildings and im
provements thereon, the original Robert
dale plantation having been comnposed of
lots or fractional Sectionsl0, 1!, 12. 13, 14
and 15, T. 22, R. 13 E., in the District of
Lands North of Red River, La.
The undivided third of the divided up
per halfof the original Elton plantation ly
ing between Hlopewell and Lower Elton
Undivided two-thlirds of the upper halfof
the original Elton plantation fronting on the
Mississippi riverand lying between Hope
well and Lower Elton plantations.
One and one halfarre of land bounded on
three sides by the Robertdale plantation
and in the front by Old IRiver, all being in
this parish and State.
Terms of sale-Cash with the benefit of
A. 3M. NELSON, Admr.
Lake Providence, La.. Nov. 4, 189l3.-St.
Succession of Arthur Richardson. Dec'd
7th District Court for East Carroll par
By virtue of a writ of Sale Issues from
the Hlion. Court aforrsaid in the above
styled succession I, Win. I. Fisher. Ad
ministrator, Will sell at public auction at
the door of the Court IHouae in said parish
and State. on
Wecnesday, the 13th day of November,
A. D. 18.)3.
between the hours prescribed by law, all
the right, title and Interest of the Succes
sion of Arthur Richardson. Dee'd.. In and
unto the following described property sit
usated in East Carroll parish Louisiana, to
1st. The North-east quarter of Section
twenty-seven in Township twenty, North,
range eleven East, containing 145 27-10t
acres more or less.
2nd. t'art of Lots 52 and 30 In T. 21, N.
R. 12 E., bounded louth by the South lined
of Lot 52 and extending Northward in par
allel perpendlehiblars from said hue so as to
form a rectangle of forty acres; bounded
North by Edgewood, East by Phil McGuire
place, West by Shepard tract and South by
Hagaman place, and eontaining 40 acres
more or less.
3rd. One lot of farming Implements,
pagon and buggy.
4th. Two horses and one mule.
Terms otsale-cash with the benefit of
W \I. H FISHERI
Administrator Sue. of A. Itichardson,Dee'd.
Providence. La.. October 14, 18ls.-bt.
ew Orleans,Latke Port and the Bead
Freight and Passenger Steamer
T. P. LEATHERS.
Mike Carbine ...............Master,
F, C. Leathers, ...............Clerk.
Lesvyi s New Orleans
e every Saturday at5 p.m.
passing Prsvidence going up Ttiesday
morning. Returning, passing Provi
dence going down the same evening'
This steamer reserves the right t5
pass all tladiags that the captain may
STBNOG AND REALTVH.
If you are. not feeling strong and
healthy, try Electric Bitters. If "La
Gripee" has left you weak and weary,
use Electric DBi lrs. This remedy
acts directly on Liver, Stomsach and
Kidneys, gently aiding those orgaus to
perform their functions. If you are
afflicled with Sick Headache, )on will
ilud speedy and permanent relief by
taking Electric Bitters. One trial will
conviuce you that thit is the remedy
you need. Large, bottles only 60c, at
Guenard Drug Store.
To All Log Outters.
At a mass meeting of the citizens of East
Carroll parish. held in the town of Provi
dence on Wednesday. October 18th, 1893
the following resolutions were adopted:
in view of the continued disastrous over
flows in our parish, and the danger to
levees resulting from the general practice
in our panrsh of floating out large rafts of
logs during every high water;
Theretore be it resolved by the citizens
of Fast Carroll parish ir mass meeting as
semlbled, That hereafter no person or per
solns shall he allowed to float any logs or
timber in this parish during an overflow
from the waters of the Mississippi river,
and we warn all persons against making
such attempt at their peril.
Resolved, That we respectfuill urge all
the citizens of the parishes in this levee
district, and also in the Tensas Basin Levee
District and the counties of Diesha and
Chicot in Arkansas, to meet and take sim
Resolved, That we pledge ourselves to
see these resolutions enforced, and that
each citizen of the parish who esires to
protect our lands from overflow and our
forests from timber depredators, sign these
Resolved. That the President appoint an
Executive Committee of three citizens for
the parish at large and two citizens from
each ward of the parish, of which the Presi
dent shall be one, to see that these roso
lutions are enforced, with lull power to
call upon a posse of citizens to aid them
if necessary, and to take such other mens
ures asthey deem necessary to accomplilh
the end in view.
Itesolved, That the executive committee
be requested to notify at once all persons
who are cutting logs and float-roads for the
purpose or floating timber to desist at once
and leave the parish within three days of
notice at their peril.
Resolved, That the Banner-Democrat be
requested to publish these resolutions for
Signed this 11th day of October, A. D.
P. D. Qunays, President Police Jury; H.
K. Barwfck. member Police Juay 2d ward;
Rtobt. Nicholson. member Police Jury, Ist
ward; C. A. Voelker. E. J. Hamley, F. M.
Taylor, J. W. Dunn. Wm.8. Walton, J. D.
Baldwin, Geo. F. Blackburn, J. 8. Gue
nard, Edward W. Constant. Clifton F.
Davis, A. M. Nelson, S. B. Kennedy, V.
Montgomery. W. C. McRae, W. H. BIenja
mini. . .Muir, Jas. S. MIllikin. J. A. Buck
ner. Jos. E. Hansdell, T. J. Powell, W. O.
The following resolution was introduced
by W. G. Wyly, and unanii mously adopted:
Whereas, it has come to the knowledge
of this meeting that labor agents are In
festing the parish, and by false statements
and other improper infljiences are en
deavoring to entice the hands to leave the
Therefore be it resolved, That all labor
agents are notified to leave this parish tmn
mediately, and that Itf they persist in Inter
fering with our labor that they will do so
at their peril.
The following h xecutive Committee was
appointed to carry out the objects of the
First wagl-F. 31. Taylor and £has.
Second ward-Herman Stein and A, 8.
Third ward--Jessie Tompkins and J. S.
Fourth ward-tW. G. Walton and Thos.
Fifth ward-George Blackburn and J. G.
At Large-T. J. Powell, H. C. McGuire
and J. D. Dorrah.
There being no further business the
J. A. BUCKNER, Chairman.
J. S. GUxaanD Secretary.
Tho Confederate War
Au Illustrated Magaz;ne,
Edited by General Marcus J. Wright,
(late 0. S. A.)
Agent for the War Department for
the Collection of Confederate
The October number Is now ready and
contains the following:
PonTRarTs--Hon. J udah P. Benjamin, of
Louisiana, Secretaiy of State of the Con
tederacy; General Braxton Bragg, C. S. A.;
Commander Catesby Ap R. Jones, C. 8. N.;
Lieutenant Generals Ambrose P. Hill. of
VirgInia. Daniel H. Hill. of North Caro
lina. and Richard (Dick) Taylor of Louis
Illustrations-Map of the Battle of Big
Bethel. Va.; l'he Battle of Wilsoa's Creek
(Oak Hills, or Sprinofield), Missouri--size,
9\4 by 134 inches.
De)scriptive Matter-Biographical Sketch
of General Braxton Bragg. 'The Services
of the VIRGINIA (MERRIMAC)," by Captain
Catesby Ap R, Jones. C. S. N.; List of
Officers of the VIRGINIA; Accomplishment
of tihe Confederate Fleet. "The Battle of
Betllel." as described by Genera!s J. Bank
head Magruder and D. II. Hill. "Opera
tions of the Army in Missori,from July25th
to August tltlh, 1861, including the Battle
of Wilson's Creek SOak Hills, or Spring
field), Missouri," as described by General
Sterling Price Order of March and Com
mands; Address to the Soldiers of Louts
mana, Arkansas, Missouri and Texas, by
General llen McCulloeb. Proclamation to
the People of Missouri. History of the
C:ivil WVar. Cbronologically Arranged.
Roster of the Officers of the Contederate
States Army and Navy. and their Com
mnande. Ordinances of Secession of
YirglInIa and Arizona. Confederate Poems.
Organization of the Troops In the Depart
ment o1 the Peninsula. command by
General Magruder. Abstract from the
Return o1 the Department ot the Peninsula
and Abstract from the Department oi
Norlolk, Major General Benjamin H. Huger
commanding. Humors of the Camp Fire,
The November number will contain a
description of the Capture of Fort D)onel
son. by Gienerals-Floyd, Pillow, Buckner
and Forrest, and other iateresting matter,
besides Portraits, Battle Scenes. Maps, etc.
The subscription price of THs ONla-ED
ERATE WAXr JOUNAL Is only *1.00 a year;
single copies, 1o cents. Address, Tax
CONrsDERATR WAX JOtRTNAL, Lexington,
Ky., and t110 Fifth Ayenue, New York.
The next Annual Session of the College,
High School, and H. Sophie New
comb Memorial College for Wo
men, opens October 2t.
Entrace Examinations, September 29th
and 30th. The College is well
eqnipped with Libraries and Scien
Tbohe University grants about One
Hundred and Fifty Sebolarshipa iOn
the Collegiate and the High Sohool
Departments. Each Senator and
Representlve in the State his the
appointment of one Scholmarship
which confers free tuition for the
For further atformation, address
WM. O. ROGERS. Secretary.
WM; PRESTON, JOHNSONSPresidaat.
LArK 8sTNET, LAd :E2.R'4WlC
m. u D. CAocI-T*iclfw.d
A General Amolrtuet of Pul
Freh Dugs Always vr i
Filling Prescriptlons a specialty by an esperieeed and douly
- licensed Pharma-----
Painters Supli es of all kalnds.
Toilet and Fancy Articles. Pure Cndi . C .
Landreth's Garden Seed.
V. M. PURDY,
1miting, pmr ln lad iiminau ,
WHOLESALE DEALER IN WESTERIA PiODVIL
Proprietor Wharf-boat. Lake Providence, Lealuteas
The attention of close cash buyers Is called to my stock of Say, Cn
Oats, Bras. Coment, Ship Stuff, Barb Wire, feal, Sllkt
Lime, Iron Ties and Brlok.
Highest Price Paid for Cotton Seed.
*isign Freigsht Care Planis' Wareheune. lotten ISeed Seeks ss a
LAKE PROVIDENOE, - LOUISIANA,
Copper, Tin and Sheet-Iron, Tin Resing
*T4AM AND PIPE FITTINO;
Brltchint and Somkestacks, Lock and Ganrmithig,
COOKINC AND NEATIWO STOVES.
PJeob work of every description pnoptly doe.
Mississippi Home Insurance Company.
a 1pi, - - I1Oo,O a
Losses Paid since Organisation $285,000.
JOHN B. N.tTINGLY, President,: F. V. ANDREWS, Vilc-Prlido
A. C. LEE, Secretary.
Phoenix Assurance Company, of London;
Western Assurance Company, of Toronto ;
American Fire Insurance Company, of Philadelphia,
Hnue Insurance Company, of New Orleans, La.
Orient Insurance Company, of Hartford, Connecticut.
Gin House Insuranoe a Specialty.
El. J. sx D Er OW-, J .Tr
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Published Evoery Saturday
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Subscrivtion, $5.OO oer Annun ,
It will keep a faithful and correct record of all the .ews of iateret that
transpires at home art abroad.
Be Demooratic to.the core, sad yet reerve the right to oommeut on
and criticie the eactions of the party whenaever it
The Baner-b)emocrat will be earsnesy devoted to the welfare of the loeal
interests-in agriculture, eommereo sad the ba0r5
advaneement of th coantry. '
The substantial wel~flare of the homre sad happlaes of oar peoplOwlij receirve
Its thoughtful attention ia every way psibl. It will faithtul don..pe. abs
wrong and tirmly a plaudtey right, doing everything Iij It power, estl s
late, to help along tbe wheels of progress in this glovios usehtona. Poll~se
will receive proper attetion, but the adational intMreS of ab r t.
generation wiltl avY- he lost sight o.
The Baaser.r-De16oirs visits nearly every fkaily ha ear peurisf p4 saluwstInr