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A Gn ay at tre Fair Grao , Se We r 5W.
We want everybody in the parish to come to town
on this day. Bring your wife and children. There is
going to be a big time at the Fair Grounds. A match
game of ball between Old River and Soft Tar, horse
racing &c., and remember to do your trading at thel
BIG GROCERY HOUSE of
MAGUIRE & SCHNEIDER.
lar*an,---. I __
THE BANNER-DEMOCRAT I
Saturday, August 18, 1900,
S J. F. IASDEsLL, W. II.MIONTGOMERY
F. X. 1UANSDgLL. Notary Plublic
Attorneys at Law
- A N D
Real Estate Agents,
Lake Providence, La,
WVILL PRACTICE IN THE COURTS OF
EAST CARROLL, WVEST CARROLL AND
MADISON PARISIJES, AND TIlE STATE
SI' PREME COURT.
Clifton F. Davis,
' L-eal -state .g t., l,
Lake Providence, La.
HAVING JUST FINISHED A COMPLETE pI
IB>TRIACT OF ALL IIHE LANDS IN EAST W
.AIROLL. I AM PREPARED TO FURNISH L
Ai.-,TACTS OF TITLES ON SIIOUT NOTICE,
E. WAYLES BROWNE,
STENOGRAPHER AND NOTARY PUBLIC.
W. 1). .ELL, W. B. PIERCE. Fri
DOCTORS BELL AND PIERCE, Gr
Our ottice is located in the otlice for. the
nially n(.eopied by Hon. C. S. Wyly. lad
r. Pierce's residence. The Egelly whb
Local and Pariah News . or I
The weeds are about to take the ton
J. S. Millikin is so:e agent for But.
terick patterns. we t
The streets have been fearfully Tr
dusty this week. show
Court was opened promptly on time that
Monday morning. 000 t
The Police Jury will meet on Tues- not b
day next, the 21st. tione
II has been hot enough this week to on to
cause cotton to open rapidly. What
Business in town on Saturday last Th
was brisk with the merchants.
ice cream social at Mrs. V. M N. a
Purd)'s next Tuesday evening, die.
The grand Jury report is quite par c
lengthy and is worthy of perusal. reci
T'he Epworth League meets every sto ev
Sunday evening at the Methodist
The grass and weeds are about to
take the sidewalks in certain parts of last S
the towan toy
A large amount of hay Ie betlg Ow'"
brought to town daily and taken to Ma,'1
Mr. Walter Goodwin, who has a 4mgab
nice little place, is banking on a bale
to the acre.
Those fire cisterns are not repaired- M, a
yet. Now is the time to do it while stearbei
the river is low. north
A large number of colored women about a
were in town on Monday attending and wii
court as witnesses, going t.
Rev. Mr. Boberg will bold services and one
to-morrow evening down lu the second
ward o the parishb. our tow
Services at the Episcopal Church to.
morrow morniug at 11 o'clock and at Little
8 o'clock in the eveoning. yotnge
If we all pull together we can have (. Bass,
a first class fair this fall. Now is the Tuesday
time to start the movement. followin
Considering no opposition to Con- Providet
greeman Rauadell, there was a pretty thies of
good vote cast in East Carroll. Moa wit
Vregetable gardene have been a extcded
failure Ibis seaso,,, and very little gar
den truck has been on the market. reavene.
S You can now purchase first class With
brick from J. W. Cooke. He has Joust erected 0
Sfinihed burnilng 300,000, which are Purdy, Jol
ready for deltvery. anl Scarl
The doctors are quite busy now. ance of tt
There is not any sickness in town, but deuce w
we learn that there is a great deal h ind
the couatry. ThIs is th
So far, this month hasbeenjust what for a buil
the plauters hoped to get. The weath. fore long
oer could not have been finer if It had attracsetive
been ordered. Mr. Kit
Let every one attend the ice cream r t
social at the pretty yard of Mrs. V. \1l. been the
Purdy on Tuesday evening next fromn er and sta
7 to 10 o'clock. F. X. Rawu
Mrs. G. C. Martiu and her two in- gomery.
tereetlng children, returned from oitizen of
reeuville and Leota, Mise., last Fri.
ay on the Dlta. clerk oA t(
Mr.Joble unnedy wa taken dewa, for inny
ith a '"sl 4r" last Terebday s eun- aan i plea
-g. We glald to seebims able to
out ot 19wdBy. MW Zn
Peck can Ok uoee him street sprint. l 'Zl
er. He bhas not bad a chauce to use These youa
t on aooont of the rarie bheaL . w it the iNorth
adomuob good. .
* Mrs. Ti. J. Fatherree and Miss K L" al
tlended a dance at Mtiliklun's Bend 61
at w .ele, yetruihg home, Fridayr
oraing on the Bel'le. ber sy ii
For hobills and malarial fever, take pleasastt, a
roves Tasteless Chill Tonic. Every to the Lout
lacy. - aitFb t ial of
d r I
t throat bIaesu uno doubt, and no several wee
nla it for the boats. Abe and Sa
RAT. j 'To cure a cold in one day tle
ILaxative lIro Quinine. All druggitals
retunu the money if it tfils to cure
900, S.ets. E. W. Groves signature is on
each box. Sold at Guenard's drug
Toublicy We publish in another column a
edA very interesting letter from Mr. Frank
Coustantr, who has been out in the
Isdell western prt of the state for the past
three or four weeks with Comrnie. J
sa uaiouer J. G. Lee, holding Institute
Mrs. Meyer, of tt. Louis, sister of
ents, Mr. Jake Stein, who has been at the b
home of dlr. Stein in the second ward w
slaed;bI departure-for Germany about It
aMcRTs OF i Booth ago, bha been on a visit to her T
oOLL AND old friend, AMrs. John Martian, for the W
IE STATE past ten day. 01
It is said that there will be three ye
brick stores erected next to the Fire
S en's all. This will close the spaeeI h
v between the new brick building and It
V1 the Firemen's hail, anid will add very io
much to the appearanee of that side of
.g't., the street.
The road machine, belonging to the wil
OMPLETE parish, has been standing out in the the
IN EAST weather on the vacant lots, corner of hat
PRNOICSi Lake and Scarborough streets, for bes
,sometime. It should be boused, or it plo
will soon go to pieces staudltig out in one
all kinds of weather. fiftz
PUBLIc' Mrs. L. Graham, slater of Mrs. T. J. pari
. Powell, arrived from New Orleants last di s
f5RE. Friday on th steamer 1 ill City. Mrs.
RCEI Graham will remain a abort time as
ice for. the guest of her sister. The talented O
Tiy. lady has many friends in her old home pari
Egelly who wish her a pleasant visit. iryr
It Is reported that we will have one vote
or more cotton buyers in Providence accel
this fall. There is no doubt the cot- convi
ton planters would be benefited very mires
ke the uch in many ways if there were cot- one c
ton buyers located in our town, and read.
we hope to seo them here this fall. accep
rfully The government report for August bring
shows that the cotton crop is shorter cratic
ºtime than for years, and that with a 11,000,- A
000 bale crop next year there would was g
Tues- not be a surplus. With these coudi- the re
tious, the planters should surely hold occasi
ek to on to their cotton until they can get Eddie,
what it is worth. by MiS
last The sympathies of the Banner- evenIO
Democrat are extended to Messrs. W. that it
M N. and J. 1'. White, whose mother Miss
died in Petersburg, Vsa., in the early to get
quite part of the week. Mr. W. N. White she hei
received a telegram tiling him of the reside,
very aid event. The old lady lived to the birthd,
green old age of seventy:five years. and bo
it to ira Taeeey Be#- sad children left played
a of latst ! Sta monlftra as the Delta a sakea
fo*ui srhae d il rensmaina a cce
ei l. wW4 * l her bt. er--l-aw, The I
t to a l'?ttr ital the, m osthat the day nes
Win siowr ear lititli seo and lug plat
a 4~ a geebr to good heith. We hope old dile
that they will return entirely well. house, a
red r. and Mrs. Max Levy left on the the pari
bile steater Delta last Saturday for the meeting
uorth, where they will be gone for way poe
nea about six weeks purchasing their fall improve
ing and Wiuter stock of goods. They are our citiz
going to purchase a handsome stock eat in th
ces and one of the largest ever brought to ing and
'd our town. They know how to buy subject.
and how to select. the citise
to hope the
st Little McEuery Base, one of the theirbus
youngest children of Mr. and Mrs. J. a new co
we . Bass, died of a violent spasm last it if the
he Tuesday eveuning, and was burried the Honorabi
following mnorning at 10 o'clock, 1in get to be
n. Providenouce Cemetery. The sympa
ty thies of the Banner-Dernocrat, in com- iss S
ment with those of the community, are i mer citize
a extended to the family in their be- Mrs. T. J.
r reavemuet. bhere some
a With a nice, attractive building qite a yo
mt erected on the desirable lots of Capt. she is a
e Purdy, located ou the corner of lake editor wil
andt Scarborough streets, the appear- se a to ga
r. ance of the principal street of Provi- when be ci
t deuce would be greatly changed. and winks
This is the prettiest site in our town ter of hit
Sfor a building, and we hope that be- Miss Sallie
fore long we will see a substantial and among her
Sattractive one erected.
Mr. Kit RIausdell, of Alexandria, has SI
been the guest this week of his broth- The stes
era and sister, lion. J. E. and Judge leave Vicke
F. X. Rauadell, and Mrse. '. F. Mont- "ng at 9 o'c
gemery. Mr. Ransdell is a promipent Us pase P
oitizet of Alexandria, having been lug public
clerk o the',"eour of Rapides parish couvenieuce
for ritey years. We wish thoelitle. E .
m-anU pleasnt nI oortown. V. w .PR
MW Z.r t 4 f Beck r; eor
T'hee young laties were classmates at Arkansas, a
the North lexas Fernale College. few weeks
V ! i41 e,'jo •s the distinction
scah #4l mi ileatr r a g ball1s
her star itt Prjvidance ·stt(pe ts * iWD o*,ii
pleasant, and that she will earry back was up look
to the Lone Star slate sweet recollec- Mr. H. H.
.IJ.: + of the beets
several weeks with the fartlles of lr. ment o groc
Abo and Samt Blum of Greenville. his fall trade
day takes At the present term of court, Judge
II druggis IF. X. Ranadell enforced the rule
sture is ou against smoking in the ceurt room
ard's drug while court was in session. His honor
proposes such rules shall be enforced.
column a which will add dignity to his court.
Mr. Frank We have beard Judge ltansdell highly
)ut in the complimented on his first term. and it
r the past is already predicted that he will make
Cominis. the best Judge East Carroll ever had.
Institute He can be depended on to do his duty
faithfully and well.
sister of Mr. Chas. H. Webb harnded us a few
3eu at the bolls of open cotton last Friday that
and ward would attract attention anywhere.
zany about It is called Keno or prolific cotton.
rsit to her The cotton shown us is very silky ant
e, for the when taken from the pod lengthens
out and there are very few seed. It
ls short staple, but Mr. Webb savs last
be three year it brought him as high as 11a
the Fire.cents. lie had only a few acres, and a
he epace this year he has about twelve acres.
dilng and It is pretty cotton and is worth look. "
add very ing at. gt
,at side of ------------ w
We know of two white men who liw
struck East Carroll four years ago 'li
ig to the without a dollar, and believe one of on
t in the them had to walk here, who to-day an
orner of have eight head of flue mules paid for, lin
eers, for besides two or three fine wagons, tal
ed, or it plows and gear, and who have about re.
g out in one hundred acres of fine cotton and for
fifty acres of the finest corn in the
re. T. parish. They are workers, and if no I
sans last disasters overtake themt l the next wee
a. Mrs. few years, they will be in good circum- not
ime a stances. dril
alented One of the best Democrats in the the
Id home parish, who was not an admirer of fail
Bryan and believed that he would be evic
defeated, although he was going to etl
ave one vote for him, says that the speech of a it
'idence acceptance of the Democratic nominee stati
e cot- converted him to an enthusiastic ad- noti
1 very mirer of the man, and says that it was strlc
're cot- one of the grandest speeches he ever deal
n, and read. He says that Bryan's speech of govt
ili. acceptance should be the means of traci
~ngust briiging many a man to the Demo- its e
borter cratic cause. Clell
1,000,- A very pleasant little surprise party wish
would was gotten up last Monday night at now
.ondi- the residence Mrs. E. J. Eamley, the Mr I
hold Ioccasion being the birthday of Master low
u get Eddie. The young folks were invited those
by Miss Mina Franklin to spend the quett
nner- evening at her home and none knew be re
s . that it was to be a surprise party until make
other Miss Mina informed her little friends but iº
early to get ready and follow her, when A
Vhite she headed the crowd for the Hamley on on
f the residence. It was Eddie's fifteenth Suuda
the birthday. Most all of the youung girls paring
s and boys in town were present, who Epwo,
left played all kinds ofgames and had lots of her on
cake and lemonade. Miss Mina made spect t
)elt a success of the surprise all around. ingly c
law, The Police Jury will meet on Tues. take
the day next for the purpose of consider- He mo e
and lug plans for the re-modeling of the ofce,
tope old dilapidated ire-sore of a court lady or
house, and has asked the citizens of and ket
Ibe the parish and town to come to this said tbi
the meeting and to consult as to the best that be
for way possible to have this much needed kept it
fall improvement done. We hope that changes
are our citizens will take enough of inter. ours Wa
ocest in the matter to atted this meet
t to ing and express their views on the cent acc
subject. The Police Jury' has asked
the citizens to meet with them and we could m
hope that they will take time from did. Ti
the their bueinoes to be present, We need worthy
a new court house badly, and can get will join
ast it if the matter is presented to the
he Honorable Police Jury. So don't for- Therw
i get to be present. goo o
Miss Sallie Parker, sister of our for- are Infor
ee mer citizen, Dave Parker, is visiting Town,"
e- Mr. T. J. Fatherree. Miss 8allie was dition in
here some years ago. a little school also, M
girl;but now she has grown to be mules an
g quite a young lady, and "the boys" say done, wh
t. she ais awfully sweet lookingl. The thegentl
e editor will have to put on his glasses, parish.
Sseaso to get a bird's eye view of her parish to
i- when be sings in the chboir on Sundays mules. I
Sand winks at the girls out of the cor- has done
n ier of hie detectivoe eye. We hope and brid
Miss Sallie will have a pleasant visit cent for
among her former friends. East Carr
SPECIAL NOTICE. citizens.
- The steamer Delta will hereafter An exct
a leave Vicksburg every Saturday morn- atggeetion
Sinug at 9 o'clock a. m, which will make the purcl
us pass Provideece eveiy Saturday you receiu
evening about 4 o'clock. The travel
Sing public will 4id thisehbange a great catalogues
Sconvenience for them. houses fro
ED. NOWLAND, JR, Captain. to the ste
V. M. PURDY, Agent. price the s
Er; George W.,eKee, 9on of oar ed your s
led4i grmrvt ec~asit left ton In the mom
Saithr y lasi forb tbe nmentains of cheap in pi
Arkansas, whel* he w~ ilemhaic - & sad then y
few weeks recuperating. " ,i - "
H. ~IA tt tlsd'eno- industry.
glerer, af Rbt. Nicholeon,
e'esidtt ,~ Jy, were in The Lai
town & . Mr. Thqompson delightful I
was up looking at the leveek. .
Mr. H. H. Grabamn of Illswara, one ing. An e:
of the best stock raisers in the parih, coadisting <
me nt ore. e n o s % s t,
his fall trade. with light i
Mlr. J. S. (;enard, who owns a very
I pretty plantatioun in the back country,
has just had one hundred acres cleared
aI up, which he will put in cultivation
for the first time next year, giving him
town in all over four hundred acres, which
only a few years ago was a forest.
s lHe has now a pretty place and is im
ere proving it all the time. We under
t seland also that Mr. Byerley, who has
match lately bought land in that part of the
_h country, will start clearing and will
horse have a hundred acres ready for cultiva.
tion next year, and in a short time he
at the Iopes to have a nice place cleared.
Mr. W. E. Dunn is another who
owns a fine place out there and who is
preparing to have one hundred acres
cleared in time for next veer, which
will give him about four hundred acres
of cleared land. Messrs. J. C. Bass, E.
:ourt, Judge J. Hamley and A. M. Nelson : own
d the rule pretty places in the same neighbor
cenrt roorm hood, and it will not be long before
His honor this garden spot of the parirh will be
e enforced. looking like it did before the war,
his court. when it was in a high state of cultiva
sdell highly lion nearly to Bayou Macon.
term. and it
e will make The Vicksburg Hlerald of Sunday
ever had. Ipst says that the hello of the Bends
to his duty will enter the New Orleans and Bends
trade on Saturday next as a regular
packet. We regret to learn this, and
riday that few the traveliug public will also regret to
ay th.ere. bear that this fast and conmfortable
ic cotywere. boat will not continue her three trips
felon a week between Vickshbtrg and Green
silky and ville. and will leave the trade for that
lengthens of New Orleans. The Belle is the
seed. It most comfortable host on the river,
h as 11 and we know that there will bo many
c, asd regrets that she will only be seen once
ares, a week now. Captains Powers and
erth look. Nimptz have built up a good passen.
ger traffic. and we doubt if the people
will travel on the small boats of this
men who line that will take the Belle's place.
eare ago They are too much need to traveling
a one of on this fast and comfortable steaner,
o to-day and we believe that the officers of this l
paid for, line will make a mistake when they
wagons, take the Belle of the Bends out of her
e about regular run. Keep her where she is,
ton and for every one Itke o travel o, her.
I in the
he next week. Judge Rausdell was very pro
circum- nounced in the law as to riding and
driving on the levees, and we note in
airer of failed to dund any bills for the want of
ould be evidence to justify it. Weareinform.
oing to ed that Mr. Beard Is just in receipt of
eech of a letter from Hon. J. T. McClellan,
ominee stating that Capt. Potter, U. S. E., has
tic ad- notified him that if this law Is not
it was strictly enforced, and all violators
e ever dealt with according to law, that the
eech of government will cancel all its con
tans of tracts in the district and withdraw all
Demo. its support from the levees. Mr. Mc
Clellan informs Mr. Beard if he
Sparty wishes to hold his position that fromn
now on he must report all violators.
y, the Mr. Beard told us lihe is bound to fol
daster low the instructions given, and that
tvited those who ride ou the levees or ban- Dry
d the quettes and are caught, will certainly
knew be reported by him. If you do, don't
until make fish of one and flesh of another,
lends but treat all alike.
when A post office inspector dropped in
imley on our postiuistress, Mrs. Taylor, last
eith Sunday eveuing just, as she was pre- L
girls paring to attend a tmteeting of the
who Epworth League. Although he took
Dt5Of her unawares, and had no right to in
Xtale spect the office on Sunday, she will
id. ingly consueented so as to allow him to
- take the boat early Monday moriing.
er He made a thorough inspection of her
the office, and congratulated the good
out lady on keeping a clean set of books
a f and keeping them posted daily. lie
this said that it was a seldom occurrance
best that he found the books of ati offttice F
ded kept in order when the office was
Lbat changed from one class to another, as All
ter. ours was done a short time ago. He
set founn her books straight and every We inv
the cent accounted for, and told Mrs. Tay- a large n
oed ltr that there were few in office that
could make the clean showing that she and secure
odid. This is quite flattertuing to our
ted worthy postmistress, and every one
get will loin in congratulating her. TR
e The road leading from the north of
tr- town out to Tyrone, has had some Banner-Dem
good work done on it lately, and we Feeling t
r- are Informed that the road in "New and contei
ng Town," where it gets in a fearful con- generations
as dition in winter, will receive attention falleut under
o1 also, Mr. Nlcholeon offering his observation
be mules and scrapers free to have it seeod, Nr
sy done, which shows the kintdly feeling "Should old a
be the gentlemant has for the town and And never I
Should old ac
, parIsh. All that be asks, is for the And days ei
Br parish to pay Jhe drivers and feed the 'Lthen tor
vs mules. Mr. Crump is another who their wealth
r- has done valuable work on the roads man-dnot w
te and bridges and has not charged a flowers grew
it cent for bie services. A pity that the balmiy ai
East Carroll has not a few more such fragrance, at
citizens. and hues of (
and heart of
S An exchange makes the following anh cehnil
Ssuggestion which should be heeded by tie. modest, ,
e the purchasing public. Whenever every sense
Vyou receive announcements through schools were
catalogues sent by mantioth supply those bedpatc
houses from distant cities just step in- haove sufftcre
. to the stere of your merchants and conrse. Evec
price the same article that has attract- was a delight
*ed your attention in the catalogues student. Tht
lIn the most cases you will find It as hettit mind
chbeap in price, often better in quality; churches wert
sad then you save express or freight, choir and peo
to say nothing of patronislug a home "the faiLh o
industry. saints" and no
and its worsl
The ladies' Matinee Club gave a dhe pictured
delightful luncheon at the residence of lit of staine
Mrs. Ja.. N. Turner last Tuesday even- ured prophett
ing. An excellent supper was served, seemed atld
coasating of turkey, salads, ice cream, usealed with th
I :p e aifchh, te,T he club so saintly in h
ec hita pleaautaCntlnog. -oh! can it be
17 soprano thai
t it d~~ilaeedasll is ml~ig It heavenward, u
I r· R Wgbht - ault of blue it
e softened al
with light dues. I the churchtrin
wie a very
ultivation b :"3
ving h im " . ,
a forest. ,I
AT is im- H EH rIL '%.
who bR9 FOR
't of the
di ,ill ONE DOLLAR
time he 8 PAID
er whoi We are offerirng a lot of
I who is
d acres LADDIES
--Black anrd Tan Oxfords-
! town Th T WERE MANUFACTURED TO SELL IAT
before $2.00 & $2.50.
e war, -
:ultiva- These SHOES are made of soon MrATFERIAL
soft, flexible, neat in appearane and good
uday wearers. They run in sizes from 1 to 4, in
Bends C and D widths. Our reason for selling these
s, and shoes at such a low figure, is because the toes
rtahle are not quite as wide as the present style
r that SEE OUlR StHOW WINDOFW, -i
river, e agg
W. N. WHITE, Agt.
her. UEL SPINNERS,
3 it ASE BALLS, build
bey to pl
AtPS E BA L L BA TS,
e o Jacob Marcus, i
Lake Street, - Lake Providence, La.
° Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
, ats, Caps. Trunks, Valises, Clocks, &o.
a A Pretty Line of Summer Woods,
SLadies' Shirt W eaists, Skirts arnd Hats.
- "Give me a call and I will endeavor to please you.
Geo. W. McKee, T
Fine Whiskies, Wines and Cigars, s. k
All kinds fFEaay Famrly QtedetieS a
We invite you to call and see our Stock of Canned Goods. We carry Brhj
a large line of di~ferent grades of sugar and coffee. We buy for cash %ta
and secure the discount, therefore we can sell for a small profit. Pre!
THE OLDEIN TIMES.
ne Banner-Democrat :
Feeling that each generation should
know something of their predecessors
W and contemporaries, views of two
n- generations will be sketched that have
n fallen under the humble writer's limited
We will call the first 'Then." The
it second, "Now."
"Should old acquaintance be forgot,
And never brought to mind?
Should old acquaintance be forgot,
e And days of old laug syne?"
e Then our lands were teeming with
O their wealth of useful productions for
Is ant-not with noisome grasses, weeds
and things useless and hurtful. Then
a flowers grew, blossomed and flooded
t the balmy air with their subtle delicate
h fragrance, and by their varied forms
and hues of color, gladdened the eye
and heart of man.
Then men were brave, true, kind
Sand chivalric. Then women were gen
tie. modest, capable and beautiful in e
r every sense of the word. Then the
schools were schools indeed. No girl
or boy passed from the master hand of f
those educators that could truly say: d
I have suffered an hour's neglect in my
course. Every recitation and lecture ii
was a delight to lecturer, teacher and i
student. Then literature was the es- -I
sence of wisdom, and elevation to o
heart, mind and soul. Then the b
churches were earnest, the minister, ri
choir and people were true believers in
"the faith once delivered to the tt
saints" and united to make the church
and its worship lared and revered
The picture comes back now. The
deep toned bells, the " softened ol
light of stained windows. where pict- of
ured prophets and saints hung and t
seemed bo~ilir.g in benediction and m
urging still for the faith they had w
sealed with their blood. The minister
so saintly in his snowy rohes, the choir
-oh! can it be forgotten? That heaven
ly soprano that led the glad anthem
heavenward, up, up. past the ethereal La
niault of blue into the celestial light-',
eo softened ilto and deep bass follow. te
Iýg and holding our souls there till the I re,
hurch militant was indeed joined to j
the churchtriumphant and as one worp.- Ll
shipped round the "great white
Then our roads were a delight, not
only for parade, but for travel, pleas
ild tire and health-giving. Then our
rs houses, while often not over-rich in ex
,v pei'ese, were rich in home comfort,
ve loving kindness and hospitality. How
ad well I can view the rich old carpets,
heavy old mahogany furniture, the big
be wood fires of winter, the damask and
chintz ourtains, the side boards of cut
Iglass. silver, wines and brandies, the
deep cushioned chairs,the old portraits
that we young people thought laugh
able, ugly and sometimes lavishingly
S Then flue herds of cattle grazed un.
Is derhuge pecan trees and sheltered
a themselves in winter in the heavy
(I growth of cane that grew up close to
e the great trunks. Then fine premium
s blooded horses for both carriage and
e saddle were groomea in well kept
stables. or driven to luxurious import.
ed vehicles. Memory recalls the vision
of them as they were driven by their
Sspirited coachman and their still more
spirited owners. The gallant men, the
lovely women, as their stalwart or fair7
f forms rose from the fqr bes and the
: amask cushions of .brght color.
r Sometimes wraps throwi back, show
ing soft white throats with a wealth of
lace covering. The little bonnet 6f
lace arid lowers, the rich wavy blonde
or brunet locks that crowned the
beautiful hbead .nd sat like a halo
round the fair face.
These are some of the true views of
the olden times.
iMr. George Long-not theSecretary
of War--of Delta, has been the guest
of Mr. Robert Kennedy durfag
i he past week. He left yesterday
morning, taking "Rab" with him, who
will spend a week or so in Delta.
A meeting of the stoekholders of the
Lake P'rovidfnre Bank will be held at the
ortice of the Bank. tn the town of Parvik
dance. La., on Metiday. the 3rd dy of Sp
tem!.er, tMid. for the purpose ot eleting Ga
rectors for the eetling year.
J. N: HIlL.'V EksPleddi i ·.
LWeTOOKjA jft.1, (& th ¶ .l
lake Provldeuoat ~,aU qg tip)Q~,t t, i
. A4M. GALANTY, FRED. AM S
- DEALERS IN---
Boots and Shoes,
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Tuna T7 Valioe. O 7 mShoes.
QrP Everpthing in our store is new and firsi class, and--'w
slicit a liberal share of your patronage.
S. W. s MITH, JR., Prest. J. N. HILL, Vice Preat. J. W. TOORKR, JR., Oube .
The Lake Providence Bank,
Lak.e 0 'Pr Vdenoce., 4L.a,.
CAPITAL STOCK, * O0,000.,.
Deposits Received from $1 Up.
-- - ' 'DIRECTORS
S. W. SM, JR., J. N. HILL, J. W. TOOKE, JR., E. J. HA LET.
P-IL MGuIRE. J. E. REYNOLDS, J, C. PrITTAN.
REC1BC N ES DEPOSITS SUBJECT TO CHFIRCK, BUYS AND SELL8
EXC'JIA.N2WE, LOA ArD,S .itON.r'Y AN D l2ANr 4C'TS A GION.ER.A '
sE-Bank opens at 9 a. in. and closes at 4 p. m.
i/jiii .1 J BURNEY & CO., gii:ill
Bernard Building, Lake Street, Lake Provideoe, La.
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes,
and everything kept in a First Class Store
Every-thin for Tasactice.
E3verytbh for GaentlemAn.
A FULL LINE OF GROCERIES.
bUWe are here to stay, and by fair and honest dealing, we hope to
build up a frst class trade. We solicit your business, and will do our best
to please you. Give us a call
- Billiard & Pool Room Parlor,
S. QPHIL M'CUIRE, Proprietor, .. j
gx to r a Levy'r Big Clothing store,
i * *.LAKE and LEVEE STREETS. r
Proriadeznce, : Loz
.LIARD and POOL TABSL 4 .
eeoisie, Brandies, Wines, C gars an o.
S.e nhand; Live Oak, puk ol'e i -
Spure Rye; . T. Rippey, exl orte. and reimpor1te.; J. i ý'e ;
E hand-mae our mash Bourbon; Jockey Club, hts- mae
Smash; _Melwoom, pure Bourbon, spring '91; Robin'son Coin. ' -""
Spure Re; Beechwood, paure RBe.
Case Goods, full quarts-Old Bourbon, 20 year W i- 4,f
M coBrayer, Old Taylor, the cream of Irish whiskey in jugs i- ;
ported; Wineon Club 1a80. This "s thef . oees , % '"4
ato.k of this clas of goods ever brought to this marlhe ·-a9)r#.
hsa eharge for jugur ,, ~'-. 41
:, THE GUENARD DRUG:STOr i.->,a--,
Dfrug, ledieine,, QhcmicaIl$: a$*e- ~odi fni.
G$ jarries a fIl1 lixe of Paints, O(s' ya
r BErshese, toliet Soaps, Perfthery, Bo]o a 4.e . .
1Statiorery arid G~a.s.
Prescriptions Accurately Compounded.
i ROBERT E
S Jewelry andPp Pla
Largest Stock of' ."
SDiamonds, Watches, Clo . "
IN pIJE 3TATE"
e Agent for th eWflted, Sohmer & Co's. d *
s Schiller pianos. Write fao eiflaa -.
? Watoh Repairing a 5pecMty .
" Cor. Washingtoa & Crawford St. i3s1IUROg , MISS.- I
teReads The Annouiacrtnen
N iot beause of his aPpontment to offie
Sose r Company' .s
8ig $ample 0ook
from which he selects the Perfct.Bttbig clt
that make him the cynosure of asl admiria
eyes, has just reached town and he hurries to
make an early selection. ROSB I OMPAN
of Chicago, are the best Custom Talors in theo
country and he knows it. These Tg thi
get the cream of _e trade in every to,
nothing but the ceoict selectionsof1aseM
Their garments are popular because the
a.t tst stple-aGe besl.Dtl7
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