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WWill d eserve tlhe credit to keep
us c)ool this Summer?
The wxrong side of Lake street,
in Ilrmnlley's block.
City Council, a dime Cigar for 5cLs, and Royal Reception, ha
best Cigar on the Market for lOcts. AT LEHMAN'S,
EI1J AS AARONS. MaEn:ntcturer, New Orlesns, La. Represented by Nathan Bach.
Saturday, July 6, 1901, .
Jos. E. Ransdell, b
Real Estate Agent, at
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA. ' f
Will practice in Ithe Courts of Eat'.
Carrtoll, WV~' Carroll :atl Madison "
l'arishe's, anal the State Supreme Court. oi
JOHN A. MONI')GOiMElRY, Notary th
Public, Court Stenot gralphr and Fire
Insutrance Agent. is :n my ofhice.
Clifton F. Davis,
Atty-a.,t- q av o
ELal Esmtate ABgt ..
Lake Providence. L. a.
IHAVING JUST FI NIStlEDP A C(OM'ItET
1STRTACT 01F ALL "t'iE LAN IDS IN EAsT
2AlILIoLL, I A PREPI' ARED rTO FIRHNIS C
kBSTACTS OF TITLES (oN SIIHT NOTICE, e
F. WAYLES BROWNE,
STENOGRAI'HER AND NOTARY PUBLIC. t
W. D. BELL, W. B. PIERCE.
DOCTORS BELL AND PIERCE.
Our oticet is located in the office for. t
ma!ly occupied by Hon. C. S. Wyly.
l)r. Pierce's residence. The Egelly
Local aned Parish News.
The 4th of July passed without any
Millikin has a fine stock of gent's
furuiabings. and shoes.
It was a big day in Providence, but
it was entirely too hot. e
The corner stone ceremonies was b
done in sweltering heat. f
J. N. Hill & Bro. are showing a fine
line of par: sole alf umbrellas.
To get rid of their summer goods a
Max Levy is selling below cost. t
A large uumber of Vickaberg peoe
pie were visitors to town on Tuesday.
There was not sn accident of any
kind to mar the pleasures of Tuesday.
Nearly every private residence in
town bad to tate a visitorou Tuesday.
Mr. Trezvant was able to be out on
Monday, alter a severe fever for sv.
eral days. \
Fully a thousand people were iu
town on Tuesday, a great many of
them from adilstace.
See the Oalaoty Bro. for goods.
They are now maklng a big cut -a
everything in their store.
Sam Garber, at the corner of Lake t
and Levee street, is showing a pretty a
line of goods and millinery.
Herman Blum, son of Mr. and. Mrs.
Abe Blurm of GreenuvIUe, ea 4down
last Friday to spend a few days.
We are glad to report that Hoan.
Jos.; E Ranadell continues to improve,
after several weeks of serioi tilae.ues
Moser's band of Vicksburg played
ise music, both brasn and strtIg; but
they were somewhat selab "wltk It.
Court convened ast the Opera loaem
eo Moaday morniag at 10 ' otoek, his
HomorJndga F. X, RowUed i pretdd
Tuesday was a ra ms glNworti
day is Providep.&, a.t heoL 1 gWh er.
It wesut teim bWps1*i 4 9h bmu*
Vho did the worltat Wuda*y*,4t s
. .thoes hehlao he b b t
* frietid s Ve
e themts tLe
Uw.t1, t -,
It would be impossible for us to T
give the names of all our friends who pec
were in from the country onl Tuesday. cest
Ifearly every one from the parish wase ab
here, all of whom were taken care of me
by the different families of our hospit- sid'
able little town. anh
The rain we have had will do the Tb
crops much good. 14 is to be hoped gr
that we will not get too much. Cot- toc
ton and corn never looked better, bo
altbough ittis two weeks late. With or
favorable weather from now on East Th
Carroll will make excellent crops. at
Messrs. Herroun, Anderson, Hedrick pro
and Redmond, prominent citizens of sup
our sister parish of West Carroll, gel
were in town on Tuesday to take in
the ceremonies of laying the corner
stone of our new court house. We
are always glade to see our friends
from across the swamp. to
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Chaffe asud child- to
ren of Miuden, who were the guests thi
of lion. Jos. E. Itausdell and wife, left
last Friday for their home. The many
friends of Mr. Chaffe here were in- an
deed sorry that he was in such
wretched health that he did not to
get out during hi stay. S
District Attorney D. M. Evans, Jr.,
came up from Talhuleb on Saturday
evening last to attend to his duties at tic
a term of criminal court, which con
vened Monday morning. The Dis
trict Attorney is a first class officer,
and be has made many friends here,
who are always glad to see him. i
Last Friday night about & o'clock in
the lightning and thunder was some- S
thing terrific. The two large cotton- at
wood trees in Captain Purdy's yard B
were struct by lightning, one of them at
being struck twice. The bark is torn
away from the trees near the ground, cs
but they do not seem to be damaged bi
Miss Ellodie, the bright young w
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.S. Brown, vi
stood quite a creditable examination D
before the examining board last week ti
for the position of teacher In the pub- di
lie schools Tiere are a large number di
of the friends of this young ladq who
hope to see her get a school. She is a
graduate otfer public schoole.
On Monday the grand jury was Im
paneled and Mr. T. J. Powell ap- C
pointed foreman.. The body was only
a short time in getting down to work. h
Ilt tmot on Tuesday morning for a few
bouse mad adjoutrsed to Wedaee
day. After working all day the gt'asd i
jury adjourned to Friday on accoount
of Thursday being, a legal holiday. i
The lMasoi lodge of Provideoes h
s made the ceremony of Ebeeoraer stone i
Se oar new court house last Tuesday a *I
freed eupoess sad evesr meutaer of
the ordWuerhoet feel proud"itu which
sl Vit'lig Was carried out. Our t
Police Jury deserve the thanks of the
,i citisens of our parish tn. giving us d
each a handsome building. that we
itwill sooe s eerectd, Which will be
I. an bo0r> to thoem and re E t Caurell.
is Tb(OaIoN4 itbghbse Pythias of t
Soaur 1ru have besmmemsd prepare- a
Iteoa for a big 'time on Wedaeeday,
SmJumbel· eople it our town. They s
-i! pkdile at the fair groends,
" 1 a tMit' installation will
at te Opera House. The
~l¶ pepinrdIs hibn thksis given is to
,the reetion of a balil,
1 ~gl that they will be succes
au. g lt May an infast hild of
a neighborbood was sufferilg from
obeler latinust." The doctors bad
p. gtul up, all -bopes ofrecovery. I
i took a bottle of Chbamberlaln' Colic,
Ob Coleaaaad Diarrboea Remedy to the
,, hose, tellitng them I felt sure it would
do good if used according to direc
a ilional In two days time the child bad
.folli recovered. The child is now.
Svigorous and healthy. I, have reeom
y mended this remedy frequently and
have sever known it to fail:--Mrs.
'!' Crtls Baker, Bookwalter, Ohio. Sdld
A at Gaueard's drug store.
beriff Dunn was taken down with
Seerlast Friday'evening, which stayed
with hitm until Thursday. Mrs.
DmeDs Is the only one of the family
w! es' ecapied from being sick,
lu Helen being down and quite sack for
Bee. Mr. Boberg left Wednesday for
SBayou Sar, and New Orleans, where
L alli speled a few .rays before leav
ia for 8rwanee, His many friends
M wish him good lack antd that he
sutrn in Oeteber.
" t* . W; Nobte, of anni, Miss., ar
week to take the place of
'I_ Patherree a prescription
e 3ouenard rnrg store until
leteit recovers from his spell
The barbecue was all that was ex- 8ie
pected it would be-a complete suc- qui
ces lu every way. There was an o
abundance of everything, sad the bot
meats were epiedidly prepared, be- het
sides the large quantities of floe salads ma
and makes sent by the ladies. Several tic
hundred bad dinner on the" grounds. sil
There was so much left over that a
great many of our country friends By
took a large amount of the fine meat the
home with them, besides feeding two JYo
or three hundred colored people. mo
There was an. abundance of ice water p
at several places on the ground. All lo
pronounce the barbecue a complete Pt
success and highly complimented the th
gentlemen who had it in charge"' s
This Weather No Joke,
So Let's Talk Seaesa Minute. se
Flannel doesn't make a suit in which ib
to walk Fifth Avenue, or permit you re
to swell'out your chest In (be behalf g9
that you're the best dressed man.
It's a suit for the sea-shore, for the
country, for the office-for comfort et
and coolness anywhere. Suits $8.50 hi
to $16.50, and a uicely assorted stock M
to show you. M
Extra light Negligee-and Night p
Shirts; all sizes. B
Money back if not suited.
Mail orders receive prompt atten S
t tion. s
WARNER & SEARLES CO., G
Vicksburg, Miss. I<
Mr. Leo Bullock, a young man, who
with his family moved from the hills a
few years ago, and who has been plant
ing on the Edgwood place, died on
Sunday night last, after an illness of
about ten days. The death of Mr. n
Bullock is indeed sad, leaving a wife n
and three children, the oldest only five h
years of age, who are in destitute cir- g
comstances. The heart-broken lady t
has the sincere sympathy of our com
munity,. who will see that she will not t
g want for anything. The burial ser- a
v, vice was conducted by Rev-J. Engler a
n Denson of the Methedist Church, and a
k the Interment took place in the Provi
t- deuce Cemetery at 11 o'clock on Mon- it
a o Good OCmh Medictane
Many thousands have been restored A
to health and happiness by the nse of ii
Chambarlain's Cough Rimedy. If 8
atfflicted with any throat or lung tron- .
ble. give it a trial for it is certain to I
prove beneficial. Coughs that have U
s resisted all other treatment for years,
havs yielded to this remedy and per- t
d feet health been restored. Case that
Sseemed hopeless, that the climate of I
faumous health reorts faIs6 to beset, 1
s have been permaeatly c~red by Its
Suse. For sale at J. 8. uenard'sdrug 1
- & petition was presented to the
b court on Monday, requesting that the
r term be postponed on eacount of slek
Sesset, the hot weather and the loag
is distanee in whieh the prisoners would
e have to be brought back sad forth
fr om the jail to the Opera Boms; but
his Honor, Judge Ransdell, does not
fi believe in postpolnog a term of court
*. under any ciroumataoees, and he saw
so reason why the present term should
go not be held. ' So the law breakers sad
evil doers will not get an exteeso s of
s, tlime,.bu will hrae to face the muas.
11 Mis Sa8ue Taylor hs returned from
e Mindena to spend the summer at home.
to Miss Susie has been teaching school
l, near Minden, and we were sorry to
Slearn from her that hab bad to give it
up en account of her healtb. Her eim
of tar, Miss Maud, ia one of the efficieot
m teachers in the free scho61 of that little
ad city, and intends making her home
I there,.having now in the course of con.
ic, struction a comfortable cottage for
Lhe herself apd sister.
" Whenuthe quantity of food taken is
lad too large or the quality too rich, heart
Sbourn is likely to follow, and especially
so If the digestion has been weakened
id by constipation. Eat slowly and not
r s too freely pf easily digested food.
d Masticate the food thoroughly. iet
six hours elapse between meals and
th when you feel a fullness and weight in
ed the region of the stomach after eating,
rs. indicatini that you. have eaten too
tily mn.h, take one of Chamberlain's
ik, Stomach and Liver Tablets and the
for beartbern may be avotded. For sale
at J. S. Goenard's drug store.
for Mrs. Ernest Moore arrived 'Tleday
ste from Franklint, much to the delight of
sv- her many freauds and Mr. Moore, who
odbe has had a woe-begon look fore srom
he time, on account of the absenie of his
ar. When you want a modern, up-to
of date phuic, try Chamberlatio's Stonmaeh
ion and Liver Tablets. They are easy to
mt l take and pleasant in eifect. lrlee 6
1etsenl. hmnaPOs free at Goena's
We e npy below
the pretty weddig "
Moreau P and
va Lord from "The be
Times" of Batsvia, N. Y., f il~i1. .
which event had been satilei~t o r
sometime. Morean, who is a bright
and promising young man, wee born
and raised i Providance, his parents,
Captain and Mrs. V. M. Lardy, being
honored and respected oitisens, and
where the young man has a hoss of
friends who wish him good luck, pros.
perity and hapiness :
The residence of Mrs. L V. Lordoef
211 Washington avenue was the senes
of a beautiful and impressive eeremour
on Wednesday evening, when amind a
wealth of flowers and graceful decora
tions in pink and white, her daughter,
Miss rFanoie Minerva, became the
bride of Mrs 8smuel Moresa Purdy of
Lake Provid3nce, La.
At 7 o'clock Prof. George Ogden be
gan playing the Bridal Chorus from
Lobengrin and the bridal party en
tered the parlor beaded by Master
Richard Burkhart as page, and Miss
May Sizby of Mayville and Miss Isa
belle Prentiss of Batava as flower
girls. The bride, beautiful, in an ex
" quisite white satin striped grenadine
over white taffeta and carryinglo a
bouquet of Bride roses, entered with
her brother, William Lord, who gave
her away. She was preseded by her
0 maid of honor, Miss Josephine Pren
tI ice, who wore a dainty dress of pink
silk mulle and carried piuk roses.
The groom was accompanied by his
a best man, Mr. Victor E. Thebanud of
s Buffalo. The bride and groom took
,t their places under a canopy of white
o syringas-and there the Rev. Cyrus A.
Johnson pronounced the words which
made them man and wife, the Episco
r pal form of service being used. Fol
i lowing the ceremony Mr. and Mrs..
e Purdy received the congratulations of
the guests of whom there were 1251
and a beautiful wedding supper was
served, the bride's table being prettily
decorated in pink and white.
After a wedding supper, which was
served in a tent on the lawn, Mr. and w
Mrs. Purdy left for Buffalo, where
b they will spend afew days. They will
u reside in Philadelphia. where the
,If groom is a civil engineer on the filter
stion works under process of con
e Among the out of town guests pres
rt ent were Mr. and Mrs. bixby and Miss
50 May Sizby of Mayville; Mrs. Long.
k Miss Long, Miss Hopkins and Miss
Rumsey of Rochester; Mrs. Reading,
Mrs. Woodward, Mr. and Mrs. George
ht Paddock and Miss Anna Sweetland of
Buffalo; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Bow
man of Philadelphia; Mrs. J. L. Mc
SLagblin of Canandaigue; Hon. A. D.
Sanders and Mimss Belle Stutford of
Stafford; Mrs. Wm. Page, Mr. and Mrs.
George Pierson and Mrs. Dora Big
low o( Bethany; R. Tracy Miller and
Miss Miller of Alexander.
ho The Best Remedy for Stomach and
Ia Bowel Troubles.
t' "I have been in the drug business
on for twputy years and have sold most
of all of the proprietary medicines of any
Ir. note. Among the entire list I have
Ife never found anything to equal Cbham
ye berlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea
ir. Remedy for all stomach and bowel
dy troubles," says O. W. Wakefield, o
°s Columbuse, Ga. "Thi remedy cured
tot two severe cases of cholerrmorbus is
or- my family and I have recommended
ler and sold hundreds of bottles of it to
md y customers to their entie satisfc
vi- tion. It afords a quick and sure cure
" in a pleasant form." For sal.at J. 8.
Gaenard's drug store.
The. Eat Carroll Colored Baptist
d Assoioation had a big time and a rons
ofI log meeting last Friday, Saturday rnd
If Sunday, in which sveral hundred peo
,. ple took part down at Trasnylvania.
to They like to meet in the Trsaylvanla
ye neighborhood, for the reason that the
rs, white people encourage them in any
er- thing that tends to help them in any
at way In the three days ot heir meet
of leg the neat sum of $276.00' was col
, lested. Rev. 8. G. Gaither, the Presi
i dent of the Assocation, le one of the
g best colored men in the parish.
the 10 Dai Tieket
1 $8.50 Vicksburg to Bulslo and
Return, on sale Daily via
a 7. & M- 11- RAILRJOAD.
*t Leave Vicksburg 11.80 p. m.; arnive
rt Buffalo 10:30 a. m. (36 hours); through
leeper from IMemphis.
A a. Q.PEARCE, C. P. A.,
sof Vicksburg, Miss.
S Mr. Alex FitsHughb, reprentilng the
uo firm of P. P. Williams Co., of Vloks
me. burg, wars a visitor to our city Tss-l
a 0 day, the guest of Mr. G. C. Martia.
to Mr. FitzHugh was the only represen
Sit tative of Vicksburg busines houses to
es- our city. He is a very clever gentle
let man, and made many friends among
Itla the merchants and citizens geanerally;
me and after the ball in the evening, the
o* ladlies' all say tht he is smooth.
for Come agapln Alex.
Mrs. J. L. Moore and daughter, Mrs.
Ballie Maxwell, of 1latcbez, Mias, ar
i 1 rived last Friday on a visit to Mr.
art Ernest B. Moore and mother. Mrr
aly Moore was the mother of the late Mr.
ned Moore. This lady is in her elghtieth
not year,.snd, we are glad to learn is hale
od. and henarty and in good hensth.
and We are requested to announce that
Si Col. W. . Benjamin will condoot the
service ast the Episcopa, churoh to
Lg, morrow morninlg as 11 o'clock. ad
too that as many as posmible shoald at
sn's tend the service.
he Mr. G. C. Percy, of Newelton, .,
rl arrived last week toaske a politlooin
the big store of Mr. W. N. White. Mr.
s Percy omes highly recom .ed s a
d o eterk sad a gentlemae, nd Ye wish
him good lock in oar town.
Shi Mr. H. 8teiu, representing a large
Nacher hose, makes it conveient to
get here whenever any gre event i
-to. to take place in Providence.
y to Mrs. W. 8. Magnire and hebar pretty
a96 and bright little daughter Roth, re
ard's turned lasut Friday after an absence of
a month spent iu Marshall, Texas.
·W mWh be SUURTS
there is one sort that will never
disappoint you in excellence of ifabric,
workmanship and fit, and that sort is
the famous MONARCH Shirts, made
by Cluett, Peabody & Co.
WE CARRY A. FULL LINE
OF THEIR GOODSO
Colored Negligee, detached
cuffs, no collars, 1.oo to 1.50
Colored Negligee; attached
cuffs, no collars, 1.oo to 1.50o
Colored Negligee, attached
collars and cuffs, 1.oo
White Negligee,: attached
cuffs; no collars 1.oo to 1.5o
White pleated bosoms 1.oo to 1.50
Full Dress 1.oo to 1.5o
Night Shirts 75c to 1.oo
We also car'ry a cheaper line of
Shirts from 25ctg to, 75cts.
THE bLD RELIABLE
. PHIL'S SALOON,
Fine Wines, Liquors and Cigars. R
Schlitz Milwaukee Bottle Beer and Christian
.. Moerlein Keg Beer always on hand. .0.
d 94 "OLD FORESTER" A SPECIALTY.
. Phil J. McGuire% & Co., Proprietors. .
MLL'S MEAT MAIKET
'rI ·AN .----
Ice Delivered free to any pad ef Town
' Patronage soloiteL Guarnatee promptness.
0Call u up oyer either "phone.
THE JOS. L, FISCHER LUMBER CO.,
y LAkE PROVIDZE~E, ,LA.
l- We are able to supply the trade in large and small bills of Lumber on
the shortest notioe.
Togue and Garovde Oy-~rrem
Plooritn and Cn OslJ*t *
Tanks oany sle made to order at N. 0. proes.
WgOfllce in BHmley Block. Uonnected by Cumblerland and Home
i telepones. Send your orders to a home enterprise.
TO T$.E PUBLIC.
I wish to aotiy the cllisns of Lake
Providence and of the parish that I
have opened a" WATCH. CeOcK AND
JEawaLLR R'AI.UNG E,5TAAsHMEN,
in the store of Mr. W. H. Fisher, and
am prepared to do all work in my live
on short notioe. Haying had long
years of experience as a watchmaker i.
large cities, I will, and can do as good
and fine work as can be done anywhere.
All work entrusted to me will reoelve
prompt and careful attention, and
warranted to give entire satisfaction.
I make a specialty of watch. clock
and jewelry repairing.
LOUIS P. TISCII.
Mr. Phil McGuire, who has been
away for the past month, returned
last Tuesday. We were sorry to learn
from our popular and progseeive ctti
en that he bhas been quite unwell
almost during the whole time that he
The Tallnlah oand Providence boys
played a game of ball on Tuesday,
whihl resulted In a victory fbr Provi.
deupe. We should say the Vleksburg
ball toggers played the game, as Prodi
deaes had three plays, piteber, catcher
und short-stop, and the Tallelsh club
had the sam, so it was really Vioke
burg agaiast Vicksburg, who were
real ball plays and who did the work.
The players from Tallulab are a Ave
set of young men, every one of whom
are perfbot gentlemen. The Vicks.
burg boys are also excellent young
men, some of them being the sons of
the leading citizens of that city.
The ball game last Tuesday started
off fine and for the first three innings
only one run was made. when a squab
ble took place, and after that the game
was poorly played. Providence 17,
There are no more !beral peopl
anywhere on earth than the colored
people, when it comes to supporting
their ministers and giving to build
churches. It shows this ln the rally
for the benefit of the personase fund
of the St. James A. M . ebhorhbi R.
J. L. Elbert, pastor, on Sunday last
when $3M. 15 was raised by donations
of acts only sand turned in ow that day.
One little colored bot, Sandy Owes,
raised 80 In this way, who reeolved
the filet prize for his work. Another
rised $19. which esows thbt these
people are liberal.
Mr. David L. Williams and Miss
Blanche Clements, living io the back
country, were united in marriage on
.Wednesday by justlee of the peace D.
W. Gilmour. Mr. S.llmour went out
to the bride's home, whose the oare.
mony was performed.
When you want a first class tak
mpde, at New Orleans prices, see The
Jos. L Fischer Lumber Co.
PieR SiWbl'F MILK 25G.
M4RS. T. J. POWblt.Li.
hIs. Beaard & Ataud,
:HYSIC N AND SURSEOIS."
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA.
Both Telepenes in ofices aiontiesi
Dr. Frank E. Artaudi, late Surgtl
Major U. S. A.. has returned and
formed a partnership with Dr. F. 0.
All clls will be answerel promptly,
da&r .L righL, by erher jt ut.
Dry Goods, Clothing '
Boots and Shoes,
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Gr'arn ýs, Valioes. Over '0loeý.e .
[fF'Everpthing in our store is new and first class, and we
solicit a liberal share of your patronage
THE GREAT.BARGAIN HOUSE OF
SAM. ' GABBER,
Corner Lake and Levee Street--.North Side.
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes, Hats and
LADIES' and'GEN T'S Furnishings.
We also carry a complete line of
of the latest styles and fads, and our prices are extramely low.
wiW respeotfally ask a share of the public patronage, and guaranttee to
treat every one right.
The Lake ProvidenceBank,
THE LAKE PROVIDEnCE BANK issues Bank Drafts or Money Orders
good anywhere in: the United States. They are cheaper, and just as safe
as Poet Office or Express Money Orders.
---THE FOLLOWING RATES------
Not exceeding $ 5.00 .05c. $ 5.00 and not exceediog $26. 20e
$25 and not exceeding $60. 15e $60 and not exceeding $80, 20o
$80 and not exceeding $100, 25c. and on up at rate of 260 or $100.
U. a Bank draft is lost or miscarried in the mails, you can get a 4uplItic:ate
without;delay. You do not have to fill out app'lcation. Thbeta artal ýos
other advantages over P. O. or Express money orders. Give ,it.iM
J. W. TOOKE, JR., Oase
ilil R. J. BURNEY.
Bernmard Building, Lake Steet, k
- Dealer ton-'~ '
Dry Goods, Clothing, Boot
and everything kept in a
anver atbkinsg for Eat h ' =
il er yth.
A FULL LINE.
iJgWe are here to stay, antI by
tjild up a first class trade. We
Ste please you. Give us a call.
Garrics a i 1l lihf
n Br~ishes, Pollet
5tatioerz y aqd
ad-i. #i".,you to a andr s o
6Ls Urnsti otdifereent grsaes
hoad gsewstbe dicouunt,
W d . . so