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Ju!st received a tFirie Assortment of
XVines--Im )orteccl and I)onmestic.
+++(aaliforpia Claret, 60cts a gallon+++
Wholesale and Retail Dealer ý Btl De.
ICE BY THE" TON AND AT RETAIL.
Sole Agent for WV. . Lemp's "bEXCE LLEE T JBEER."
W. LEHMANN'S JUG HOUSE.
City Council, a dime Cigar for 5cts, and Royal Reception, the
.best Cigar on the Market forlOcts. AT LEHMAN'S,
IELIAS AI iNS. Mannufacturer. New ()rlesns,. La. Represented by Nathan Bach.
Sa!urdzy, May 4, 1901.
Jos. E. Ransdell,
Beal E]:state Agent,
LAKE rROVIDENGE, LA,
Will pr:,ltice in the ( hurts of EaR t
C( u r o ll, W ,,-t C(a r rdl :im i "AlMa li ,m
P m -ii -h sc, an th e S ta | lte l S up t' ( o utl t '
JullN A. 31t)NT(H)\ME1Y. N(,tary
Paul,-, ( ,iurt tltM 2r'iap i .tins [Ire
l -ur ':tncv A -( it. is in mliy ( lice.
Clifton F. Davis,
Eteal X-state Ag.&t.,
Laike Providetnce. La.
HAVING JUS'T FINISIIED A COMPIET
HBTIRACT OF ALL T1IE LANDS IN EAST
AlHO(ILL. I All PREPAREDI TO FI NISISH
tBhiTACTS (!F TITLES otN SllUliT N'TICE,
E. WAYIES BROWNE,
STENOG(IIAPIIER ANDI NOTARY PUBLIC.
W. I). IELL, W. R. PIERcE.
DOCTORS BELL AND PIEI~CE.
Our oteice is located in the otlice for.
mnitly cncpied hby Hol. C S. . yly.
Dr. Pierce's residence. The Egelly
Local and Parish News.
Fly lime has set in, and it will be
long summer days.
The planters in the psrish have
about filnisied replanting cottotn.
Bud Stein, the popular drummer,
has been in town during the week.
We don't nieed to renilnd "Gentle
Anniie" that summeotir time has come.
Lehmanun is selling Ice cheap by
wholesale and retail in Providence.
The dust is a troublesome thin,
and a regular nuisance to store keep
Royal Powell, who had chills and
fever last week, is able to be at hid
The big saw mill is now turningt out
lumnber at the rate of over tel thous
and feet a day.
The distatnce from Tallulah to Provi
deice oni ani air line is a little over
The City Couincil met oil Thursday
evening in regular montbhly session
Proceedings next week.
Summer time struck us all of a
sudden this week. Last Sunday the
thermomnleter registered 82.
The Ladies' Guild of the Epie o;,al
Chur ch, will openi an ice creamn parlor
in the inext week or teln days.
The wife of Alfred 111ll, the colored
shoemaker, who has beeni an iiivalid
for nearly two years, died on Satur
On account of the abseLnce of Rev.
Mr. lloberg In iDella, there will lie no
services heid in the -Episcopal Church
Mutlups atrn measels are now it~
towlt, antd sevoral children are report
ed to either have one or the o'h-r of
Servrices at the Catholic aindi Metho
dist Churches to-morrow, and a bap
tiniug at the foot oif the lake by the
The Goull surveying party .passed
throligh town las't Saturldliy. They
are going on up the river towards
We have beardl of none of our citi.
.ea gotlug to Vickeburg to see tihe
President, who was in that city a few
hours oit Wedtiitday.
Rev. S. G. Gailther will baptize eight
or tiIt converts it the lake to.neorrow.
A large iitnlmier ot coloredl peoplle are
expectedl to be preseltt.
The big water i Iinow passing and
the rise every tetenty-four houra. has
lucreased. It will take several days'
befor the wave psses this point.
The law agaiinst killing willd turkeye
wetit inito effect Ott the 1st day of May.
It is against the law to kill theni be
tieel Maly 1st anid October 1st.
We learn that Judge F. X. Ianiadell
will soon start the erection of a tice
residecee on the lote recentily pur.
cbaosed by hint ott Houghton st reet.
Dr. W. M. Carter, the optician. will
test your eyes free of charge. He is
not high in his prices for ulashes, and
It will pay you to see hib i Immediately.
The utnber of strangers that are
low seen it our towtt, indicate that
they are being attracted here by the
nsia that the railroad will soon be
Mr. Clark Hall bhas finished his work
of assessing in the second ward and is
now in the third ward. Clark gets
over ground rapidly, but does his
Mr. R J. Btruey atd family have
moved from their home across Teness
to their residetce int towt. Mr.
Fischber will occupy the resideuce
aavthdl byv Mr Burner.
Lehmann handles ice whoeale andt iv In aa y part jo tow
Mr. .John 1). ;ibhhb. the well known
tobacco druntltert, N ho visits Pltovi
dentce ftre-inqti. l . \wa Itaket vtry sick
in 1% 11- r) ,'t . L.a. ith a u" ll-tppo ed at
ta.ck of ,i;ipenil ei- lie "at. tak tn
to V c:ikiburg IIIII liately (o') (real
Vail il'lt nI n I c''iirrd ti jot) with the
Goul survel mII patry t nll u ill carry
the ch i n, nr u li l hin g el-c that is :o
tbe (lo e. This t("ay he the ttcause oft
tihe young tnll -ccit'ltng stltethiing
hiet ler, iitl lie has gonie in lt t ibia
Thli ' .eltql e ot tax Saile appears itn
this i-sue of the tli iner-I e ioc'rat,
It is sh t, andil iit sp'takis weli for the
cotnttdltn of our itari-li, awid ueiie ill
to . ihe i antliet inll oin tile colec'liiti
of tiaxt is loketd afer by the pltlpiar
otlicer, .Ir .1. " . Iuiii.
Th'e clbid ,c lho,il, iunier the guid
ance of Prof ii . F. \litliell closed the
Fees io ln \c : .t l n) . I ht a- ha 'n ib t p ro' -
piierouls - i-tl i ald we larnt that hitre
tilts tetll te't ' al ill' tit'celt t tttalte iln
this !chu ,'. t'rf M 'iitch ll is a t ine
teac lh r idil n iood ci l Z ien.
lil tii lI te it Nat cllhito hen", ar
rived %eslerntal Morning, lnd will ie
lthei goil -1 .i li . . MaI e, citg rs
tian Jos. E l~ian,tell tand Mr. E .1.
llamlehy duliing his stay. Services will
be (corniitiied hv tly i(n's 1)urie to
morrow, lie will also cotlirnt a large
There is a State law igainlst cruelty
tO animal-. aind the liav shoult be en
forced. lThere is a pair of selil horst s
hitched Ito a laire e Ldl lietivvy hiats in
town that they can hardly lull Ii looks
like the ionies are nieer fed, anid the
owner should not be allowed to drive
1)r, V. `. 1 Carl, r, he opltician, has
an up-to-diate aparntttis for testing
the ey e(s. ('all on hit aind get your
eyes tested free.
Rev. Mr Skippters, of Bolton, Miss.,
will arrive here next Tueslday morn
ing, and asstst Rev. J. Enigler Denson
of the Methodlist Church, int a pro
tracted meeting. Rev. Mr. Skippers
will remnain ten days or more, and our
citizens should lot fail to attend these
There was a slight ripple last Fri
day that atl ieff,,rt wouhi be made to
bring out another town ticket, in op.
position to tile mayor, marshal, secre
tary andi tIrea-ilrer inotilmiiated by the
neeting lMas T'lithtisda, but there was
not the right kind of material behind
The publicisehonls closed yesterday,
and at night the parents anti citizens
of our town were t reated to speechtes,
dialogues &r., rendered by the chil
dren. Prof. Roberts and his assitaunt
teachers deserve a great deal of praise
in the manner it whiih the children
rendered their several parts.
The levee contractors have cut up
the road ladthy for several hundred
feet on the other side of the levee lead
ing to Bell's landing. It is too bad
that something coul inot have been
done to have saved this simall part of
the road, which will cost Mr. Bell
several dollars to put in condition.
We are sorry to learn that Mrs.
Annt McAuley, mother of Mrs. T.
Byrn, Mrs. M. Mclhiarron and Mrs.J.G
O'Sullivan, ha bieen unwell for several
days. Mrs. McAley is upwardls of 80
years of age, and is among the very
few' of the older inhabitants of our
towni that are iBtt. WVe hope that he
will be spared for many years.
Miss Florence Newman, who has
been a great sufferer trniii muscularj
rh eumatism, says ('hamberlati's Pain
Ialmu is the oily retiedy that affords
her relief. Miss Newman is a much
rispected resident of the village of
Gray, N. Y., atd make hs this statemelt
for the benefit ouf oitlers siuilarly
tiihcled. This litnimet is for sale by
J. . Guenard's druggist.
The big water on its way dowu the
Mississippi should commence passhiig
titis point abotit to-day, and the
highest stagle from the rise should be
reached about the 12th. This rise
ought to somiewhat demoistrate tilhe
effect of leveeitg the St. Francis basin
uant confining the water in the channel,
iL icreasing its height below Memphis.
The levees are in excellent condition
and there is no lear.
Judge F X. Randell andi family are
Ihe guests of Mrs Hansdell's father,
Mr. E. 11. Davis, out at Star Arlington.
Try the new remedy for costiveness,
Chantiberlain's Stomach and Liver
Tablets. Every box guaranteed.
Price, 25 cents. For sale at Gueuard's
The old court house has been levelled
to the ground and it will only be a few
monttis until we will see erected a
handsote building that will be at
bonor to both our town atd parish.
Mr. (;eo. F. Blackburn has bought
the tHugh McGuire property on tbe
lake. It is a nice location, and we
cotigratulate Mr. Blackourn upon
securittg it. .
Our friend Dave Gilmour, around
at the jail,, don't get around to the
busintess part of town now, and some
of the boys say that his boss must lock
him up during the day.
Last Sunday was al day of great
solemnit) at the Catholic Church, the
occasion being the first communion of
several Child ren.
Messrs. W. 1l. Benjamin and ~ W.
Constant, of the second ward, eme to
townl oU Wednesday to attend the
meeting. of the Vestry of Gra-
E'ver}'liig Ihal's nice and cool
Livht Wool, Lisle, .Incouet. (;aize.
.ilco, lir.ibriggau, etc., in Shirts and
Scrivren' litriroved E S. Drawers.
Money brack f nort .ioted.
Mail orders rec':eive prompt atteii
WAl~NER & SEARLES CO.,
Iiilioustinss is a condition character
ized hI a ,1i lsurbat ce of the digestive
organs. The stolmiach is debilitated,
the liver, torpid, the bowels consti
pated. There is a loatlhir of food.
pains in the bowelc, dizziness, coated
tongue, and vonilting, first of the uti
I digesteti olr partly dige.led food and
then' of bile. T'ihalber!ailn's Stomach
,nd Liver 'I'abletis allaiy the disturban
ies of the siritoich attnd create a healt h
apellile. They aito tone I up the liver
i, a Iheal thy action andi reglltte the
Ibo reL.. ITry thi ailnd you are certaini
I, he muilCh pleasned with the result.
For sal' at .1 S. GUttontr ,'s diug store.
Mr. hIen ry KI)neI'llger of the second
ward, cinei near btlilng killed last Mon
iaiV hby a vyoung steer. Hie was brand.
ig several anlid one of the steers be..
callle tlad and nitade a lunge at hint,
strikinlg him in the brelst. The gen
tlemalln Who saw it said Kronelrger
with his -240 p(ulnds was nothing he
side thIlat .,eer" which raised himi fully
ten feet. It will take Mr. Krone:nger
i iully a week to get over the bruises.
'the steamer ('itv of St. Louis, out
frotn St Lil·t, and the steamtier DI Ira
tollt frnll Melmphis, were at ouir lantli
irigs last Monlday miorning and both
hoats discharged several hundred
packages at both Ie ll's landinlg and
Purdy's Ianding. T'ilhee boats are
iaviing a great de,,l of trouhlle int get
ting roosters, which crauses them heavy
expiinse and to get behind tine. The
Delta had only fouinrten rousters, and
they were fagged out.
The Police Jore wl!l meet next Tues
day, the 7th. aind Mr. Charley hlope's
proposition to issue 20 year bonds to
pay for the court house, will come up
Mr. Hope placed this matter before
the people of the parish in a communi
cation in the Banner-l)temocrat a few
weeks ago, and from what we can
learn on the subject., the tax-payers
acquiesce with Mr. Hlope.
Rev. Mr. Boherg held services last
Sunday evening out at the school
house in the back country. This is
the first time that a mniister ever
went out there. and as a large number
of white families are now settled inl
that part of the countlry, Mr. Boberg
will go out the fourth Sunday in every
month to give theim service. He in
formied its that the little school house
Quite a compliment was paid to our
taleited lady friend, Mrs. W. N.
White, at the mneetiing of the I)augh
ters of the Confederacy at Shreveport
last week. Mrs. White was unani
mously chosen recording Secretary,
which Is quite an hounor. Mrs. J
Pinckeny Smith, of New Orleans, was
Marshal Peck is the nominee for re
election to the office of marshal,
although we failed to say so last week.
lie is tihe choice of nine-tenths of the
citizens of I'rovidence for the position.
lie attends to his d·uty as well as any
nman oould, and the few who were op
posing him, was not doing it for this
The river was rising last Saturday
evening, and on SOuday morning the
gauge read that it was on a stand, but
on Monday morning it was again on
the rise. 'Ihere must have been a
mistake about it being on a stand Sun.
day morning, and there are several
who doubt it.
Jerry Duncan, a colored man, was
arrested in town on Saturday last,
supposedl to be the murderer of a
white man a Maryauna, Ark., sometime
ago. I)Duncan answers to the discrip
tion sent out i every particular.
'The deputy sherifl is expected here
this morning to identify himi.
It is rumored that an oil mill pro
ject will soon be started, atind that an
organization will be made in the next
few weeks ''The gentlemeu behind
the movement are our progressive and
leading citizens, who do not fail in any
undertaking that they take bold of.
Donovan & Daily continue en
largement work on the levees, noit
withetanuding that the river continues
to go higher. 'They will keep at work
until they are stopped by the water
running them off the work.
Mr. Fousse continues to put his tele
phone line in good conditiou. He in
formed us that he had several new
phones to put in and that his line will
go on just the same as if the Cumber
land was not in operation.
The colored woman who was pro
nounced to have had a genuine case of
small pox and was moved to the coun.
try last week, turne out now not to
have had the disease. She is out at
tending to her work.
Lehmann is a bhustler, and there is
no mistake about it. His latest is a
brand new delivery wagon from St.
Louis, sent him by J. W. Lemp's
Brewerting Co. Mr. Lehman deserves
a great deal of credit.
Mr. W. Hii. Fisher, health officer, will
make his rounds next Wednesday to
inspect all yards and prqmuies, and
it will bo well for a geyral leaoning
tp before he atsst oat.
iLake Providence CamO U. C. V.
Lake Providenee. La., May Ist, 1901.
Pursuant to call of the Cotnmander,
Lake Providence Camp No. 193. Unit
ed Confederate Veterans convened to
day at the office of the Adjutant, C. it
Egelly, for the transaction of general
business and the election of officers
for the ensuing year, the election of
delegates to the U. C. V. reunion and
also a Sponson and three Maids of
Upon calling the roll, the following
comrades were found present.
(:ol. J C. Bass, Commander; Capt.
R. N. Rea, 1st Lieut. Commander;
Judge J. M. Kennedy, 2nd Lieit. Corn
mander; Chas. R. Egelly, Adjutant;
l)r" J. L. Davis, Surgeon; W. A. Blount,
Color Sergeaut; Geo. Guier, Chaplain;
C(ol Juo. A. Buckner, Capt. V. M.
l'urdy, Juo. C. Pittman, B. F. Brown.
The ttames of the following Confed.
errte veteanus were proposed for mem
bership and elected by acclamation:
W. J. Kilbourne, Harrison's Cavalry
Irvin Davis, Co. 1). 5th La. Regi
II. L. Deeson, Co. B, 4th La. Regi
An election was then held for dele
gates and alternates to represent this
t:amp at the reunion in the City of
NMinlphis on say 28. 29 and 30, which
resulted in the election of
Comitrade., Geo. (;tiler and J. MN. Ken
inedyt as delegates and Cotnradee .fno.
A. Buckner and It N. lRea as alter
Uplon motion Comrade Rea, It was
unanimonly resolved that this Camp
mnemoralize the l(ou. Police Jury at
ils next session for all appropriation
of $100 to he used by this Camlnp to
enable them to send four old Confed
crate soldiers to the reunion at Mem
phis, who are unable to pay their ex
penses, and that Comrade Rea be ap.
pointedls comllmittee of tone to repre
ent t his Camlp before the IHon. Police
.Jury and pretsent the matter proper
ly before I hetm.
It was further resolved, That the
five old Confederates he seleccted at
tini t mteeting and that they ,hall con
*ist of W. A. Blointl. Geo. Guier, W.
I'. William-, B F lBrown and Irvin
)avis, coudition,.d as herein above
Upon motlion of ('omrade R. N R"I'n.
Ithe C(amp thet proceeded ito the elec
tiotn of a p1;otsor and three Maids of
Honor for this (:atmnp who would at
tendii the reuniont at \ernpihis, resulted
ill the election of tile following ladies:
Spo'nsor-Mist Edhtie Bass.
Maids df lNonor-First Maid. Miss
Mary Beard; s-colld Maid, Miss Aims
Anglel; third iMaid, Mi, I L cvy Ria.
Upon motioni of Coolilrade Hlea, It
was resolved that the insigliia of rantk
of this Caniim to he worn hb' the Spoan
sor anld Maids of Iloinor t iall consist
of a white aslh foulr inches wide, witih
proper rosette or how, the length of
sash to be front-length of skirt and
shall have itnscribed utpo the stream
ers the words ".lponsor Lake Provi
denice Campii No. 193. U. Vt. C."
It was further resolvet:, That if pos
sible, the veterans and their famniles
who contemplate attending the rc
u nion shiould leave this liace in a body.
There being uo furiner business to
be transacted, the Camp adjourned
subject to call.
J. C. BASS, Commander.
CHAS. R. EGELIY, Adittianit.
"It is with a good deal of pleasure
and satisfaction that I recoruutend
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
I)iarrhoea Iernedy," says I)ruggist A.
W. Sawtelle, of Hartford, Con. "A
lady cu-totner, seeing the remedy ex
posed for sale on niy show case, said
to nei: 'i really believe that miedicine
saved my lite the past summelnr while
at the shore,' and she became so ein
thuiastic over its nierits that I at once
liadle up uty minid to recoimmiend it
ill thio future. lRecently a gentlelmnit
came ilnto iny store so overcomte with
colic pains that he sank at OltCe to the
floor. I gave him a dose of this
remedy which helped himn. I repeat
ed the dose and in fifteen minutes he
left tny store snilingly informinig tie
that tie fell as well as ever ' For sale
at J. S. Guettard's drug store.
The Gouhtil surveyitg party have
rtn the line for the much ialk-ot rabii
road, from l'allulah to I'rovidence,
land are now sotlewhere near Ashtoti.
'The line run by themn conies up to
within a hundred yards or so of the
dwelling iousr on Mr. Phil McGuire's
plantation asnl then turns north-west
and crosses 'l'ensae bayou 60so as to mi-s
the basin. If the road is hbuilt and
will strike the town as close as the
preliminary survey, it will please our
citizens; but there is some lear that
when the road is actually built, it will
not come so close to towu.
Last Saturday evening a negro by
the name of Bryant Littletou was
strutck iln the mouth by James Win
stoi, 'who used a pair of brass knucis
Littleton was cut very badly from the
tilow. Winston niade his escape aid
has rot been caught. It is said that
nearly every niegro in the country
carry brass knucks, and that they
have taken up these instead of carrying
pistols on account of not being as
liable to be caught and indicted.
Judge Ransdell will give them adose
of the law if they are brought before
The Illinoise Central special good
roads train, which is giving practical
demonstrations in road building,
reached New Orleans last Saturday.
This was the second section, the first
having been in New Orleans for
several days. The Natiorial Rloads As
sociatioun was held in that city on o5101
day and Tudaystteday. Conigressman Jos.
SE. Rantdell, Mr. Phil McCGuire, memi
ber of the Police Jury and Mr. J. S.
Militkin attended the good roads con
There will be a meeting of the citi
zeus of our town ot Monday evening
next at the Fireman's Hall for, the
purpiose of re-organiziog Providence
Fire Company. This is necessary on
account of the charter having expired.
It is important that every one in town
should be present, and we hope that
every man who has the welfare of his
town at heart will be there.
Dr. W. MI. Carter and wife arrived
in our town last Sunday. Dr. Carter.
is an optician, and a southerner, who
comes highly reoommeuded as a gen
tlemau and high up in his profession.
Those who need his services can find
him at the G(ueuard drug store. He
will not rematn any longer than Fri
Mis Gussie Tooke, of Arcadia, sister
of Mr. J. W. Tooke, Jr., the popular
cashier of our bank, arrived a few days
ago, and will spend sometimle with Mr.
and Mrs. Tooke. We wish the young
Slady a pleasant visit.
SWe regret to learn that Mrs. M, Do
Bose is quite aelk with an attack of
hmnn..Iam, t f i%
SPR I N G
Is here. Man is preparing to sh'ed his
It's our business to show him the proper
things in dress for this first Spring of the
And we have the ",proper things"
nothing more proper anywhere-beautiful
textures beautiful weaves beautiful tai
a; The Royal Tailors, of Chicago, are
our tailors. They have sent us some six
: hundred patterns in the latest Spring and
: Summer suitings. Look them over. We
think you'll like them-and that you'll
want a new suit from " one of them and
R perhaps a new Spring overcoat.
If you can beat the goods-the style
-the fit--the tailoring-we don t expect
your patronage; but you ca't--you c. 't
even match them at the price.
Don't fail to see our big line of Ca:r:-
meres and Worsteds, Outing Fianncis and
Remember, every garmcr t2ilored to
your measure-tailored the way yVou vwanr.
it it tailored-tailored without any h, from
the " sweat shop," and guaranteed to pl ase
you or we keep it.
SW. N. WHITE, A IT.,
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA.
TI TE OLD RELIABLE
. PII L'S' SALOON,
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. m
't .I.I ~.:=D d'T _T 'u7PAro T.OC1R
it Schlitz Milwaukee Bottle Beer and Chr:istian
Moerlin Kem g Beer always oni hand.
. "OLD FORESBTER" A SPECIALTY.
I. Phil J. MtGuire & Co., Proprietors.
iIILL'S MEAT MARKET
Ice Delivered free to any part of Town
P"atronafge solcited. Gnarantee promptness.
I Call us up over either 'phone.
We call the attentiont of our renders
to the advertisemPut of Ilill's Meat
Market and Ice House, in this issue.
Mr. Charley Hill, who owns the busi.
ness, is one of our best citizens. honest,
honogable anrd straightforward, and it
1 is a guarantee that every one will be
treated right. He has been rtunning
an ice house for several seasotns, andi'
t has opened up again for the summer.
r and \mill make contracts on ice, and
will deliver it free to any part of town.
Chapman Ilobinson, a worthy hard
working, straight forward colored
rman, living on the ImlantI, opposite
Providence, has beetn howed down in
grief lately, and it is almost as tmut h as
the old ma.n cau do to stand the heavy
b- hlow. A short time ago his sosn and
g daughter, Willie and Rachel, went to
e visit relatives at Greenville,. and wftile
e there, were taken down with the stmall
I pox and removt to the pest housle,
i. where both died. The oll Itman1 was
n telegraphed to, who hired special
it ntures to attend themi; but they sut:
a cumbed to the terrible ,liseae. He
saw that they had the be st I reat isment
that nmoney c'ould furnish. The oli
d mats has the sincere svyttpathy of his
' white friends in the hour of his sadi
0 misfortune and loss.
'. Miss May Beard, tirt assistant
d teachter in the ptiblic senool, treated
.e the pupils of her room to a hay ride
i- and picnic last Saturday out at Baxter
Those who went out were, Hattie
Easterling, Marie Millikin. Annie May
"r McKee. Bessie Blackburn, Maxey Bur.
' stey, Josie Seaders, Maidee Harden,
8 Bertha Barbour, Turner Bass, Joe
r' tlamley, Myrick Ikerd, Leosnard Mill.
g er, Joe Powell, Amrie lichard, George
Wbittington, Theo. Whittingtou aond
. Annie Bell Beard. Miss Eva Shehee
went out with Miss Beard to help look
after the crowd.
I BTAT.ISTEM 1T'
The Lake Providence Bank,
at close of business March 30, 1901
Loans. discounts and over
drafts...... .......... $35,121.3
Real estatc, furniture and
tixtni nes ............... 3753 9
Cash in safe and other
Banks....... ......... 64,877.8:
Capital stock laid in...... 15,000.0
surplus ................. 525.0
-Undivided protits, (expen
S·, aMl taxes paid) ...... 2.109.3
I) posits . .... ....... 86,122.5
Other cash items......... 3.2
I. J. N. Hijl, Vice Presidlen and
W.'looke .,Jr., Cashier. do hereby cel
tifv that the above statement is tru
Sworu to and subscribed before a
on this the 13th day of April. 1901.
CHAS. K. EGELLY,
May 4, '01-4t.
SAVE YOUR TIN TAGS
Taken from the following brands 4
tobacco: Show Down, Bob Iancoc
Chip, Red Heart, Dewey Twist as
Uncle Henry and ask your merchant I
show you the lithograph hanger a
sent him. showing cuts of forty deeft
and handsomea presents,twhieh we al
giving away until Jan. 1. 1902, in r
deeming these tags. Write for list ,
.HANCOCK BROS. & CO.
SAM GALANTY / FRED. GALANtY
Dry Goods, Clothing,
Boots and Shoes,
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Trutný ta, T7alieoas. Over Sbhoe=
I~'Everpthing in our store is new and first class, and :re
solicit a liberal share of your patronage
THE GREAT BARGAIN HOUSE OF.
Corner Lake and Levee Streets--North Side.
--- DEALER INN
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and
LADIES' and GE N T'S Furnishings.
'W1e also carry a complete line of
of the latest styles and fads, and our prices Are extramely i.uw.
t&'1 respectfully ask a share of the public patronage, and gtuarantc
treat every one right.
The Lake ProvidenceBank
THE L:AKE PROVIDENCE BANK issues Bank Drafts or No1;cy (,
good anywhere in the United States. They are cheaper, and just a ·s;
as Post Office or Express Money Orders.
--- TIE FOLLOWING RATES---
Not exceeding $ 5.00 .05e. $ 5.00 and not exceedin, - . 1'
$25 and not exceeding $60. 15e $60 and not exceeding fso, :,0c
$80 and not exceeding $100, 25c. and on up at rate of 25,: i,.r $1(;t.
If a Bank draft is lost or miscarried in the mails, you dan get a týtnpic:t'e,
without delay. You do not have to fill out application. T'bee r le b ':
other advantages over P. O. or Express money orders. Give it a trial.
J. W. TOOKE, JR., Cashier.
jR. J.R B ,NEY.
Bernard Building, Lake Stree ake Providence, L.
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Sho.es
and everything kept in a First Class Store
E3very thi- g for L.atdies.
E3verything for t3entlteznxz
A FULL LINE OF GROCERIES.
SRlWe are here to stay,,and by fair and honest 'dealing, we hope ",
build up a first class trade. We solicit your business, and will do our b ,
to please you. Give us a call.
THE GUENARD DRUG STORE,
J S. GLIEMNARD, PROPRITOR
T-a]Oe sltreet. Lake Proviadence. "r..
Drug~t, Jedicinet, Chemical~, patent lcaitine.
carries a flll liie of PaiIts, Oils, 1arIi-!bc·,
Brhslles, Wolict Soaps, Perfhrmery, Books, Fivie
gtatioIery arld Glass.
Prescriptions Accurately Compounded.
Geo. W. McKee,
Tho Old Ii.eliable Grooery ~Eouse
Fine Whiskies, Wines and Cigars,,
All kinds efFahoy Fatrily G0feeieE
We invite you to call anksee our Stock of Canned Goods. We carrm
alarge line of different grades of engar and coffee. We buy for cask
and secure the discount, therefore we can sell for a small profit.
Sprang and Summer 1
, Opening ot
. J ine of $ampls
can make your selection f.r y our
wearing a Ie1 with a giuran
S/ L cern is the test knou ,'rm
7 of Merchant Tailors in L hibago
and do the largeat busins of
1 Nerchant taito lntic tm. ited
States. We ca saow you arn-.
ies of their goods and a tiner
line catnnot & found. "'lre
fabrics are matchless in q(ia
and uptodate patterns. ,ll. new
styles and nobby creatio'm-;
pnrces are right too, atnl 3ot
can get a garment now with thIe
, p*roper cut and fit and with go-d
" , fllign to correspond.
r "flake Your Selectsin arl,.
som AGasENT. 'l arS -
We .do all kinds 91 JobWto, o .