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PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY AT
LAKE PROVIDENCE. LA.
JAMES N. TURNER.
Publisher ada Proprietor.
SUBSCRIPTION: 5200 PER YEAB.
Saturday, November 2, 1901.
Fifth District Levee Board.
Regular meetings second Wednesday's
1a .lanuary, April July, and October, at
The town of St. Joseph, La., was
almost totally destroyed by fire on
Monday morning, only two business
houses were left. The loss is over
(.00,000, with very little insurance.
The town of Bastrop, in the
western part of the state, has a man
who is runni;n a bar room, an under
taking establishment, a blacksmith
shop, a bakery and a restaurant.
No flies on him.
Leon Co,,lgoz, the murderer of
President McKinley, was put to
death on Tuesday in the electric
chair at Auburn prison, N. Y. Dur
irng his imprisonment he refused all
spiritual advise, and met his death
in the electric chair without a tremor.
The election of Mayor for New
York City is now at fever heat, and
the backers of both Shepherd and
Low, are putting up piles of mon
ey on the candidates, with the odds
greatly in favor of Shepherd. It is
to be hoped that Shepherd, the
Democratic nominee, will be elect.
ed, for it seems to us that his elect
ion means much to the party out
side of New York, and for this rea
son we hope to see him elected by a
A race war took place at Ball
Town, in Washington pariah, on
Sunday last between whites and
blacks, in which thirty were killed
-twenty negroes and ten whites.
The cause of the trouble is said to I
have started over a negro who re
fused to pay a license at a camp
meeting for running a restaurant,
and who was also reported selling
whisky. The parish is only thinly
settled, but such trouble will set it
back for years to come.
Some of the street car lines in the
city of New Orleans were tied up
for several days last week on ac- I
count of a grievance of the moter- ]
men against a certain company that J
had discarged a union man on ac- 1
count of whipping an employe. The
motermen were very much in the
wrong, and no compromise should
have been made. Just such inci- >
dents as this cause communities to S
loose patience and sympathy with
laboring men, who strick and cause
trouble and strife for every little
wrong that they think has been
Ex Secretary of State Caleb Pow- ¶
ers of Kentucky, has again been 3
convicted as accessory before the
fact to the murder of Governor Wil
liam Gobel, which now manes the
second time that he has been con
victed to life imprisonment. The
jury was just fifteen minutes finding
their verdict. A motion was madet
for a new trlal. but was overruled, a
sad the case will be appealed. The I
foreman of the jury was an old t
schboolmate of Powere. HIe has re
eeived just punishment, and the re
mainder of his days should be spent
in the penitentiary.
"In the American Civil War
there were more than fifty engage. I
ments in which the killed and
wounded on the Northern side ag
gregated 1000 and over; there were
fifteen in which the killed and
wounded equaled 5000 and over,
and eight in which the killed and
wounded number 10,000 and over.
There were correspondingly heavy
losses on the Southern side. As for
the Southern strategy, it was shown
in the fact that for four years the
Southern armies, with less than I
600,000 men, kept at bay and re
peatedly defeated Federal forces of p
The Ruston Daily Leader very
sensibly says that "the big dailies
north and south are deluging their
readers with an endless flood of p
words about the Booker Washing
ton feed with Roosevelt at th White
Bouse and the old sectional line has ii
come into a prominence not known
for yearh. The Northern and South- a
ern view points of the subject are
almost diametrically opposite, re- tl
saliting from radically different en- t<
vironments, and there is no chance o
for agreement. Too much imiam- I
atory writing in the Southern press a
about the matter may be productive ti
of vast harm to the South and there
is really nothing to be gained by it, d
for, alter all, there is no possible '
way to force socal equality with the
negro upon the Southern people and a
it is that alone which concerns as in
a practical way. The ret ia seti
mental. We can no more force ol ol
views of this s'abject upan the North aj
than thy ean foroe theirs upon as, ,
and now that our protest has bese t
entered with all possible. emphasie, r
the matter might as well be drop- m
Ped ' P
. Proceedings of the. Police Jury.
Lake Providence. La., Oct. 28. 1901.
AT The Police Jury of the parish of East
Carroll met this day pursuant to ad
There were present Police .Jurors
Robt. Nicholson. president; W. C.
Hope, Phil McGuire, 'T. W. Jay and A.
M. Nelson, and Yancey Bell, clerk.
The minutes of August 6th and Sep.
B tember 12th, 1901, were approved and
the minutes of September 24th, 1901,
were read and corrected so as to show
that Police Juror Nelson voted against
the resolution of Police Juror Hope to
authorize the President of the Police
IJury to contract with the American
ay's Bridge Co., for the iron extension and
' addition to the iron bridge across Ten
sas bayou. and said minutes as correct
ed were approved.
was Mr. Yancey Bell, tendered his resig
on nation as clerk of the Police Jury,
eses which was accepted, the Police Jury
leer tendering him their thanks for his past
Whereupon the Po ice Jury elected
the C. S. Wyly as clerk of the Police Jurv
nan at a salary of two hundred dollars per
S The following report of the Finance
ith Committee was adopted :
mt. Lake Providence. La.. Oct. 23, 1901.
To the Honorable Plice Jury :
(Gentlemen-We. Committee on Finance,
ot beg leave to report that we have exam
inmed the following claims and recommend
to the r approval and payment. to.wit:
c ON ACCOUNT OF SALARY.
c eo. F Blackburn, clerk ............ $100 00
)ur- .1 W I)unn. sheritf ............ ... 41 70
all CS W yly, attorney ..... ............. 00
all FE Long. coroner and health officer 48 75
atb Yancev Bell, clerk Police Jury...... 45 00
E J llamley, treasurer.............. 50 o0
or. Henry Dlckerson, justice peace..... 12 4)
I B Beard, justice peace .......... 6 25
C H Webb, justice peace............ 6 25
ew CR Egelly, justice peace ........... 16 75
and W oilmour. justice peace ........ 18 7
E Stockner, justice peace........... 6 25
and J S Ridings, Justice peace.... 6 25
Barney Conn, constable ............ 6 25
00n- W H unter, constable . ..... . 25 00
Wde V A Blount. jr.. constable .......... 1 50
Jordan Foreman, constable.......... 6 25
t ij PER DIEM AND MILEAGE.
the W C Hope . .. ............... .. 7 20
the Robt Nicholeon ..................... 2?
ct- A M Nelson ......................19 50
'r W ay .. ............ ... ....... 3 90
ect- Phil McGuire ........ .......... . 1 0
Ut- COMMISSIONERS OF ELECTIO(N.
A K Amacker ....................... 00
rea- C Langiam .. .................... 2 . )
Robert Nicholson... ............. 2 00
F 1) Adkisson ................... 2 0(
Albert Vought .................... 2 (10
Abe Bass....................... 2 00
W S Brown ....................... 2 00
all E Wavles Browne................... 2 00
C A Voelker..................... 2 00
on Geo S Owen ..................... 2 001
ad J 8 Ridings......................... 2 00
CLERKS OF ELICTION.
i B Beard........................... 2 00
es. W C hope ............... ...... 2 00
N all ..... ...................... 2 10
to E H Mooney......................... 200
re- BUPERVISORS OF ELECTION.
J N Turner......................... 10 00
mp E Dunn ......... ............... I N
W C McRae ......................... 10 00
ing J W Dunn, holding election ....... 5 00
n " attendance on court..... 25 00
it Carson ............. 65 70
" expense apprehending
Wade ................. 35 75
telegrams .............. 4 90 t
the cots tor jail ............. 2 50 )
jail aoc't for Sept........ 97 60
op W C McRae, assessor, making assess- I
.ment roll 1901....... ............ . 607 89,
ao- Banner-Democrat, printing ........ 75 00 1
Jas Frazier, dy sheriff at election... 5 00 t
ter- J St ( McCullocth " ... 5 006
hat Jos L Fischer Lumber & Mfg Co.,
lum ber bill...................... 46 83 s
ac- Tom Creecy, bridge work .......... 1 00
,J S Guenard, drug bill ............. 14 6B f
he manager, for use Opera a
the House for court ................. 2 50
Wm Rous. witness claim ........... 1 50
3ld M Franklin, mdse for jail........ 58 65 r
F R Bernard. medical ex. prisoner.. 2 00
141- Mrs. N. K. Pearl, furnishing meals to
jurors ........................ ...... 24 15
to S N King, juror ................... 1 00
ith Henry Williams, cleaningroad ..... 1 75
The Lake Providence Bank, pay-roll
ase Elton tront .................. 25 25
T W Jay, bridge work............. 2 50 a
te Aug, Berger. road work ............. 120 00 a
Annie Osby. small pox nurse........ 8 00
eN Foussee pauper coffttin and repair
w ork ................ .......... 5 50
1 H Graham, lumber, road and
bridge work .................. 28 65 t
- TipJackson. cleaning road......... 75 i
Newt Martin.cleaning road ........ 2 75
enJ E Rlanadell, attorney s fees ...... 100 00 t
the A Stanton. plans for extension on 0
Tensa bridge ................... 85 00 c
Total ......... ..... ......82076 92 o
the Respectfully stubmitted,
W. I. Htope.
A. M. Nelson, d
'be Phil McGuiure, c
* Finance Committee. t
g Whereupon wa:rranis were ordleredi
ide to be tldrawn for the payment of the
Ted, he following resolution offered by
'he Police Juror T. W. Jay was adopted,
old to-wit :
Resolved, That owing to the prev:l-d.
r ence of horse-stealing, a reward of.
re- twenty-five dollars is offered for the
ent capture of every one charged with said
crime, said rewardtl to be paid on the
trial and conviction of the accused.
The President of the Police Jury an
ar nouuced that be had sold the Court.
ge- house bonds, and the attorney was in
nd structed to prepare the bonds andi ar
range to have them printed or litho
ere Thereupon the Police Jury adjourn-ed
nd to meet on Wednesday, the 27th da)
of November, 1901.
er, ROBT. NICHOLSON. President.
d C. S. WYLY, Clerk.
or. Fifth District Levee Board Pro
Delta. La,. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 1901.
Pursuant to call of the President the
the board of Commissioners tor the difthi
ian Louisiana levee distract mnet at l)Delta.,
re- La., this day. There were present J.
T. McClellan, president; W. H. Ward,
of Madison parisb.
E J. Hamley, W. 11. Benjamin, East
ary C. C. Cordill, Tensas parish.
e B. B. Parham. J. H. Lambdiu, Coc- I
er Absent: G. C. Goldman, Tensas
A quorum being present, the board a
Sproceeded to business as follows :
t On motion of Mr, Hamley, the read
a. ing of the minutes was dlispensed with.
Reports of the president, and board
"r of state engineers were received, read :
th- and ordered tiled.
ire On motion of Commissioner Cordill ,
Sthe following resolution was adopted:
Resolved. That the committee here
in- tofore appointed to negotiate the salet
ce of fifty-year 5 per cent bonds be and
It is hereby authorized to arrange with i
the New Orleans National Bank to take
155 up the twenty-year 6 per cent bonds of r
ye the district, amounting to ($175,000) i
one hundred and seventy-five thousand
dollars, whloh were issued on the 25th
it, day of November, A. D.r 1891. The
le said bank to hold them on a 6 per cent
he basis until January 1, 1902, when new
fifty-year 5 per cent bonds for a like n
ad amount will be issued. When the new
in fifty-year 5 per cent bonds amounting
i- to ($175,000) one hundred and seventy- p
five thousand dollars are sold so much i
tr of the proceeds as are necessary to be
Sapplied to the payment of this debt.
I'he application of Maj Geo. C. Wad
S4l1 for the purchase of the a. of s. w l
' of section 36, township 15. north y
' ratigh tO east. In the parish of Madison,
wa read and considered, when, on e
P motion of Commissoiner Ward, theI
' following resolation was adopted: . I
lUry. Resolved. That the president of this
board be and be is hereby authorized
1901. to deed to Maj. Geo. C. W'ddill the s. )
SEast of the s. w. } of section 36 in township
ad- 15. north range 10 east, in the perish
of Madison. on payment to him of the
urors price of 50 cents per acre Atherefor in
ud A. The application of T. B. Ad=ms and
r W. M. Murphy to purchbase the interest
I Sep. of the board in sections 1 and 2, t. 14.
and n r 14 e, in the parish of Madison.
1901, which has not caved into the Missis
show sippi river, estimated .to be twenty
,ainst acres, more on less, Was read and con
pe to sidered, when on motion of Commis
Police sioner Ward the following resolution
trican was adopted :
i and Resolved. That the president of this
STen- board is hereby authorized to deed to
rrect- '. B; Adams and W. M. Murphy all the
right, title and interest of this board
resig- in and to sections I and 2, t. 14, n. r.
Jury, 114 e, in the parish of Madison, on pay
Jury ment to him of the sum of 50 cents per
s past acre.
On motion of Commissioner flamley
lected the followiing preamble and resolution
Jury was adopted :
s per Whereas. Since the last meeting of
this'board Maj. H. Bolivar Thompson.
nance assistant state engineer, who had been
for many years in charge of the en
1901. gineeritg work on the levees of the
fifth Louisiana levee district, departed
nance, this life at the city of New Orleans.
exam- La; therefore be it
inend itesolved. That in the death of Maj.
Thompson this board and the levee in
o100 00 terests of this state have sustained a
41 7o great loss; be it further
25 0 Resolved, That Maj. Thompson by
his abilty, long experience and uniform
s Oo courtesy in the management of the
12 50 levee interests of this district endeared
6 ' himself to the members of this board
' 7s5 and the residents of the district; be it
18 75 further
6 25 Resolved, That these resolutions be
6 spread on the minutes of the board and
2t n a copy forwarded to the family of the
12 50 deceased.
6 2 On motion of Commissioner Cordill
the board adjourned to date of next
27 0 regoulr meeting, second Wednesday of
19 5o January. 1902.
:13 o J. 'T. M'CLELLAN, President.
1 o A. 1. LANE, secretary.
2 00 An Ordinance providing for the submils
sion to the tax payers of the Town of
2 00 Providence. State of Louisiana, the propo
2 00 sition for said Town to incur a debt of
2 ti twenty thousand dollars ($20,00t;) to issue
00 bonds therefor; to levy a tax to pay the
principal and interest of said bonds, more
than one third of the tax payers entitled to
2 00 vote. having petitioned therefor: the debt
S00 so contracted to be for the purpose of erect
2 O ing or purchasing a combined waterworks
s2 00 and light systenm for said Town of Provi
10 00 Section 1. Be It ordained by the Mayor
ito 0 and Town Council of the town of Provi
10 00 dence, in regular and lawful session con
vened. That pursuant to the laws of the
State of Louisiana, and to Article 3M1 of the
5 o0 Constitution of the State ot Louisiana, the
2f 00 following proposition be submitted ac
cording to law to a vote of the property
65 70 tax payers of the town of Providence, to
35 75 That the said town be authorized to con
4 90 tract a debt of twenty thousand (520),000)
2 50 I dollars for the purpose of the erection or
97 60 purchase of a combined waterworks and
light system for said town and for said pur
607 89 post: that said Mayor and Town Council
75 00 be authorized to issue negotiable bonds
5 00 therefor. bearine 5 per cent per annum in
5 00 terest thereon. and payable as may be des
ignated by the Mayor and Town Council of
46 83 said town of Providence, provided that
10 00 none of said bonds shall run for more than
14 6. forty years. and be sold for less than par.
and to pay the principal and interest of
32 50 said bonds: that the said Mayor and Town
1 50 Council he authorized to levy a tax at the
58 65 rate of five mills on the dollar per annum
2 00 on the assessed valuation of the property
subject to taxation within the town of
24 15 Providence. for no longer period than forty
1 (0 years. until a sufficient fund is provided to
1 75 pay said debt, as evidenced by said bonds
52 25 Sec. 2. Be it further ordained etc., That
2 00 a special election be and is hereby ordered
120 00 according to law,and to take the sense of
8 00 the property tax payers on said proposi
tion. and that said election be held on
f 50 Thursday. November 14th, 1901.
Sec. 3. Be it further ordained, etc., That
28 65 the ballots to be used at said election shall
75 be printed in tile following form, to-wit:
2 75 " or authorizine the town of Providence
00 00 to contract a debt of twenty thousand ($20.
ttt)l dollars to pay for the erection or pur
8. 00 chase ol a comrnined waterworks and light
-- system for the town. and in evidence there
;7 92 of, to issue negotiable bonds to said
Samount. bearng interest at the rate of 5
pei cent per annum, and payable as may be
designated by thie Mayor and Town Coun
cil of Providence, anti In order to pay same
tee. to levy atid assess iannually a special tax of
ered t live nmills on the dollar of the assessed val.
the nation of the property in said town begin.
ning with the year 1.r2. and lasting not ex.
Sreeding forty years. untila sufficient fond
Sby hais beoun provided to pay the interet and
pted, p rincipal ol said btuds." And "Against
i authorizing tilt' town of Providence to con
Stract a debt of twenty thousand (SL0,(00)
eol- dollare to pny for the erection or purcase of
d of a combined waterworks and light system
the for t thetwn, and in evidence thereof to
issue ntegotialec bonds to said amount,
saiti hearing interest at the rate of 5 per cent
Sthe per anllln. alnd payable as may be desig
I nated bI the ha\ tr and Town Council of
ian- Irovioencc , nod in order to pay same to
an levy and assess aninually a special tax of 5
ulrt t mills on the dollar. teginning with tile
s in year 1.02. and Insting not exceeding forty
Sa- years until ulicient funds are provided for
t the payment ol the principal and interest
ithe of said linds.
•ec. 4. lie it further ordained, etc., That
rnied the hoard of' ,upt rviors of election of tihe
tlay partihl of East ('crroll are Ihereby requested
to aptpoint comnillssioers of election and
tcerk to serve at thie piolling place, to give
dent. diue notice oI said alppointments. and of tihe
time and place of holding of said election,
antl to make returns of said election ac
re- erding to law to the Mavorof the town of
Po Providence, wh. shall announce and pro
i iulgate results of said election according
Sec. 5 He it further ordained. etc., That
1901. thle rasessor of tlhe parish of East Carroll
at the shall furntish to the columisisoners of elec
tifth f tidt a completel list of tlhe property tax pay
",ers of tihe town. witlt the amount of
)elta, teir nsesasticlts respectively. duly cer
It J. titled; and tihe registering officer of said
'ard, town shall lurnish a duly certified list of
Stile electors of said town to tile commsle
sioners of election.
East Sec. 8. Be it further ordained, etc., That
the cotaimissioners of election shall receive
tile iallots of all the tax payers of the town
of lProvidence entitled to vote tunader the
Cot- laws of the State of Louisianiia. and before
depositing saite in tile ballot hox shall en
ensas dorse thereon. in tIe presence of such vo
ter the name ot the voter and the amount
of the valuation of his assessed property,
toard andti said commissioners shall make a return
of the inumber of votes for and against the
red- levy ote said special tax.
rSec. . He it turther ordained. etc.. That
with. upon the return of the result of said elect
oard ion, and the promulgation thereof, if it
read i shall be found that a majority in number
and amount of the property tax payers
qualified as electors under the constitution
rdill and laws of the State of Louisiana, shall
ted: have voted in favor of the proposition sub
mitted to the tax payers, then and in that
,ere, event the Mayor and Trowia Councll of the
sale town of Providence shall be authorized to
iandi pass an ordinanae providing for the execu
witb tion of the hwnds. prescribing the form of
isame.declaring the manner and sum in
take which they shall be redeemable, firing the
ds ocf date or dates of their maturity, the mode
000) in which they shall be sold or disposed of,
snd0 and providing for the payment of Lthe prin
ean jpal and interest of the said bonds by the
25th levy of a special tax bf 5 mills on the dol
T'I'he lar on the assessed valiration of all the prop
cent erty in the town of Providence, until the
maturity of said bonds.
new See. - Be it further ordained, etc., That
like none of said bonds shall bte sold for les
new than par. and that no part of the funds
arising from the sale of said bonds ehall be
ting approprinted oi expended for, any other
nty- purposethan tlhat sperided in the propo
uch sitlon strbmitted in this ordinance; that no
be part of said atods hereby authorized for a
r special purpoae sall be diverted or used
"ad- See. . Be It further ordafiled. adc, That
i. this ordinaanoce be ptublished in the oflical
thjornal of hmroof t'twiof arovidenee4or fatly
thirty da's prior to the day of holding the
ison, I said electiono. and that this ordigatee take
Son effect Crti and after its passage.
the 'l'lh B.Ronrd then natjourtned to its reg
ular meeting, the tir-t T'hursday. in No.
tr in i
u nlra Line
Passing all Records,
r. and there is reason for it,
per There Is an enthulasm about activity, which
Iney spurs us on to greater effort. Examine
lion our uncomparable line of
son, HIGH CLASS
1h FOOT WEAR.
rae In treater variety, at popular prices. Sur
S.pasing styles in our line for
FALL and WINTER WEAR.
the best, the most cowtlete In Providence.
uorn Dent forget that Bur line of Ladies' Dress Goods,
the Trimmings, Ready-to-wear garment. &c...
jard is complete in every particular.
We have a few pairs of Selz, Schwab
1 be & Co., shoes on our counters that we
and arc SELLIN BELOW COST.
- Everythin Swell for Swell Dressers.
Vi kb OU U P e
tLAo LARGE STOCK
rovei- FALL AND WINTER
onl HAS ARRIVED.
We have Made an Exceptionally Handsome
inn Selection of
hat LADIEs' DREss GOODs, TRIMMINGs, HOSIER, SHOES 'c.
at . GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHINGS, FINE CLOTHING,
th FINE UNDERWEAR, FINE SHOES, FINE HATS.
The Largest Stock of Hardwoare and
tn Groceries of any House in Toown.
. Lnce Pie
he J. JPOWERS, Pro mte. AFIMTZ VicePrs. T. . BRIERLY, Sects
bat Slze Steamere s Eanrd E OF TpHE BENDS, aNNIE t
-et Steamer Belle of the Bend s leaves V cksburg e very Mon day and Thursday
on- at 3 p. m.; returning, leaves Greenville every Tuesday and Friday.
(100) Steamer Annie Laurie leaves Vicksburg every Wednesday and Saturday W
ter at 3 p. m.; returning. laves Grenville every Tuesday and Sunday evening.
to First-class passenger and freight accommodations. Boat, brilliantly lighted
unt, throughout with electricity. Lights in every stateroom. Cusine unsurpassed.
:ent YANCEY BELL, Agent.
I of, P
p s- s
t ho1te .s th t Te o eI
bat Dearitg beaiImbr oved Modrs. .andoe RWas Steeanl rleler and ball ba di
he ing. Palorts and Reairs kepnt) o hand. theigh est awrsarde atais d,
oe Exsitison MehlAitz. . ... I AN . .E
fore Agt, forLaevt Provnce
e- ILa Sve ry FirstClcT ]andAae Terlit.or, hi
e b e n tGe l. M R K M a y o r . 1 ,
'hat AmSC Pdl.O l9 1901. th
oers For fifty years Schlitz beer has been brewed at Milwaukee. From
ton this city it goes to the remotest parts of the earth. The o n be
the healthful, and that demand calls for Schlitz.ehi barrel isCA
to- filtered-ever3 bottle is sterilized. A beer thatis pure is healthoul.
i of That is Schlitz. . .bi
t: Every F.irst Clss place, handleas chlitz. f ai
$3250Vileks sbubrrg to Bfel an l Harness HrresOS.
b-ri - Vieksburg~ ~isd untilour stock - Kiarrwa;
MAX LE VY,
Lake and Levee Ste.,
Lake Proridenoe, La.
GENTS' - FURNISHING - GOODS
The Fineie.t Linie of Clothing Caw
* rie4 in the City. 0
Ladies' Dress Goods,
Hats, Caps,. Boots and
and Hunting Coats
Trunks,.Valises and Hand Bags.
CANNOT BE SURPASSED.
Call on me Before Purohasing Elsewhere.
W. B. THOMPSON. P. L. MaCAT.
W. B. Thompson & Co.,
Cotton Factors &- Conmission Merchants
NO. 80$ PERDIDO STREET,
New Orleans, : : Louisiana.
Yazoo & Mississip
SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE NOON
ie JULY, 01.
No. 23-Leave Memphis 8:35 a. m.
Arrive Vicksburg 6:15 p. m.
w No. 56-Leave Memphis 7:40 p. m.
Arrive Vicksburg 2:15 a. im.
No. 5-Leave Vicksburg 2:2f5 a. m.
Arrive New Orleans 9:10 a. m.
No. 21-Leave Vicksburg 9:00 a. m.
Arrives New Orleans 6:35 p. in.
No 24.-Leave Vieksburg, 7:40 a. m.
Arrive Memphis 5:50 p. m.
No. 6-Leave New Orleans 4:00 p. m
Arrive Vicksburg 11:25 p. mi
No, 6-Leave Vicksburg 11:30 p. m.
Arrive Memphis 6:45 a. m.
No. 22-Leave New Orleans7:10 a.m
Arrive Vicksburg 4:50 p. m.
No. 356-Arrive VicKsbirg 9:00 a m
No. 36-Leave Vicksburg 4:50 p m
A. Q. PEARCE,
C. P. & T. A.. Vicksburg. Miss
JNO A. SCOTT,
Div'n. Pass'r. Ag't. Memphis, Tenn.
WM. MURRAY, D. P. A..
New Orleans, La.
GITY B4ASER SHOP,
ay - Lake Street,
lay W.H. MABEN ............ Proprietor
led Up-to-date work
id. at Popular Prices.
. Patronage Solicited.
Agent for Memphis Steam Laundry.
B. P. R. eggs, $1.00 per setting of
M. B. Turkey eggs, $2.00 per setting
GEO. S. OWEN,
Pilcher's Point, La
Eleotion P oolamation.
Election proclamation by the Beard of
Supervisors of Election of East Carroll
parisb and the Mayor of the Town of
Whereas. The Town Council of the town
of Providence did at the session of October
9th, 1901, ordain that an election should be
held In the town of Providence. on Thurs
r day, Novemberl4. 1901;
New, we the Mayor of the town of Provi
ie dence, and the Board of Supervisors of
Election in and for the parish- of East Car
roll, duly commissioned and qurlifled. and
sworn, by the authority in us Vested, do
hereby givye public notice that on Thurs
day. the 14th day of November. 1901. an i
p electionwill hbe held at the Fireman's Hall
in the town of Providence, for the purpose
of taking the sense of the property tax
payers o(fthe town of Providence. upon
the question of authorizing the town to
contract a debt of twenty thousand dollars
($20,000) to pay for the constructiomor pur
chase ef'a combined waterworks and light
systeqp for the town, and in evidence there
of to issue negotiable bonds to said amount.
bearing interest at the rate of 5 per cent
per annum and payable as may be designa
ted by the Mayor and town council of the
town of Providence. and in order to pay
same to levy and assess annually a special
tax of 6 mills on the dollar of the assessed t
valuation of all the property in said town,
beginning with the year 1902 and lasting
not exceeding forty years..until suflicient
funds are provided to pay the principal
and interest of said bonds;
And pursuant to law and the foregoing.
we the Mayor of the town of Providence
and said Supervisors of Election aforesaid
do hereby name and appoint V. Gargaro t
sad W. A. Blount, Ir., as commissioners
and E. F. Guenard as, clerk to.prelside at
the said eleotlem aboye samed, on Novem
ber 14, 1901.
Said eommlisoners are instructed to open
atE pollst 6s o'clock a. m., sad close at 7
o'clock p. m.. on the day of said election. I
panoursuat to Section of Act 1St of the Acts
Givenunder our sactioron this the 9thb
day ot eOtober, 1801.
G. M. FAAEL1Ni Mayor. i
W.C4. NcBA , I
agl W.L DUNN.
M8. N. TUANNE.
Sipervisers of Electiob.
e Fine line ofctreiiay at.
0Queen & Crescent
The Best Litre
North andc E ast.
3. THROUGH SLEEPERS.
The Summer Tourist's favorite
. line via Lookout Mountain.
i. GEO. H. SMITH, G. P. A.,
New Orleans, La.
D R.J. ANDERSON. At G. P. A..
Nw Orleans. rA.
o. R. W. BONDS. T. P. A.,
Lake Providence - - La
n Keeps on hand a large assortment of
Burial Caskets, Hew, Plain and Orag
mental Metallic Cases and Wooden
Coffins Made and Trimmed to Order
ST. JAMiS A: . E. CHUCiOMd.
1 a. m.-Sundav school.
11 a. m.-Preaching.
3 p. n.--Class Meeting.
8 p. m.-Preaching.
REV. J. L. ELBERT, P. C.
S. F1iLGUM, S. 8- SUDt.
. Memphis and Vicksburg
For Lake Providence, Greenville,
Arkansas City, Helena,
of and All Way Landings,
W. 11 Nowland. ...........Master
er F. J. )rragh... ..............Clerk
be 9 Leaves Memphis every
. Wednesday at lip. inm.
of Leaves Vicksburg every Saturday
tr. at 12 m.
id YANCEY ILL, ED. NOWLAND, Jr.,
o Agent. G.E.'& P. A.,
an Lake Providence. Memphis.
SQueen C "rescent
Ft PAST LINE TO BUFFALO.
be Pan-American Special leaves New
, Orleans 9:10 -a. m., arrives Buffalo
ed next;evening 7:30.
n, NeW Orleans and Cinciesati Limited
leaves New Orleans 7:30 p. m., arrives
l Buiffalo second morning 10x30.
Through Sleepers to Cincinnast
e. and Buffalo.
d Leave Shreveport S: 6p. m. tdily,
ro arrive BUrrfalo second mirstng 1-:80.
a Sleeper, Shreveport to Chattanooga
.. where change may be made intoNew
Orleans and Buffalo Sleeper.
SDioing Cars en route serving all[
SWaORTlST AoND Quicuxsr Tiwt.
hb For detailed informatieon apply to
any Ticket Agent, or the under
Gao. E . Surrn , ~A' A. Awpaisso ,
G P. A. A.G..P.A.
- New Orles.s, La
~t Go to Millikin's- for
dbok. Stoves and Heaters.
OffICIAL PREMIUM LIST OF
THE EAST CARROLL FAIR.
Mrs. J. S. Millikin, floral exbfit, let
Mrs. a. W.: i)nn. floral exhibit. 2nd
Mrs. B. l;. Tompkins, preserves and 3 00
jelly. slet prize .............
Mrs. J.. W. Tooke. preserves and
jelly. 2nd price.
Mrs. T. J. I'owell, pickles and oat- 2
sup. Ist prize
Mrs. J. My Kennedy. pickles and cat
sup. 2ud prize.................1 00.
Mrs Jl. . Guenard. cake, 1st prize.. 2 00
Mrs. J.lulia Maxwell. bread, eIt prize 1 004
Mrs. J. S. Guenard. hiscutit. 1st " 1 00
MrsJ. L. Putignat, drawn work cen
ter piece, let prize ..
Mrs. J. L. Putignat, drawn work
scarf, let prize
Mrs. J. L. Putignat. drawn work
handkerchief. Ist prize ..........100
Mrs. .I. L. Putignat.collectiol1 drawn
work ten, pieoes. let prize 2 50
Mrs. H, N. Rea. collection embroid
Miss MarieMilikin.embroidery cen
terplece.1st prize ............ 0(
Miss Marie Millikin. embroidery
scarf. Ist prize
Miss Narcisse Kennedy, fancy need
lework. first prize............ 2
Mrs. R. N. Rea, silk quilt, let prize '2 0
Mrs. F-' Byerley. soffa pillow, 1st
prize .................... 100
Mrs. W C McRae. butter. ist prize.. 1 00t
Pat Walton. largest pumpkin, let
F.CT. Constant. corn in ear, let prize 1 50
F. T. Constant, cow. let prize ..... 3 00
H. H. Graham, cow. 2ud prize...... 2 00
A. Vought. mule colt under 1 year, 2 4)ý
F. T. Constant. mule colt under 1
year old. 2nd prize .......1 00
Joo. W. Barber. mule colt under 2
years ohl. let prize ..00
F. T. Constant. mule colt under 2
years old. 2nd prize. 00
Mrs. W. C. McRae, State prize for 1 00
butter ........................ 0
EI. T. ( nstant. best herd Cattle .... 38 00
SPECIAL MENTION-NO COMPETITION.
Mrs. .. S. Guenard. chicken salard.
Mrs. J. E. Denson, set napkins
Mrs. W. C McRae. picture frame
Mrs. Mayo. oil painting.
Mr. Haywood, woodwork.
Mr. Haywood, bantam chickens
Hpelen Fortune, pin cushion
Helen Fortune, collection.ebeiles
JUDos.--Mrs. Glass, Mrs. Crump and
F. H. SCHNEIIDER.
Secretary East Carroll Fair Assaciatlon.
WE PAVE THE PLAN.
We have outlined it t- numerous in0
terested persons. .nd they s~iy it's- the
hest plan for the poor man and man of
moderate means. We know we can in
terest you. Home is the pivotal point.
All business., pleasure or success must
revolve round it. Let us help you to
secure the central point of vantage.
E. J. HAMLEY REAL ESTATE
A Village BlackstltbhRaved Be's Lit
tie Son's Life.
Mr. H. H. Black, the well-known
village blacksnmith at Grahamsville,
Suilivan Co., N. Y, says "Our little
son, iee years old, has always been.
subject to croup, and so bad have the
attacks been that we have feared many
times that he would die. We have
had the doctor and used many medi-
cines, but Chamberlain's Cough Reme
dy is now our sole reliance. It seems
to dissolve the tough, mucus and by
giving frequent doses when the croupy
symptoms appear we have found that
the dreaded croup is cured before it.
gets settled." There is no danger in
giving this remedy for It contains no
opium or other injurious drug and may
be given as confidently to a babe as to
an adult. For sale at J. S. Guenard's
Having purchased a fine line of
Spectacltes at a great discount and
having-a practical Optician in my
store to examine your eyes, you will
make no mistake in calling to see me
if you need a good pair of Spectacles.
Prices very reasosable.
Corner Lake and Levee streets.
The Lake Providence Bank,.
at close of business September 28,1901.
Loans. discounts and over.
Real estate, furniture and
fixtures ............... 3,77116
Parish script ............. 25 25
Expense account.......... 34.84
Oash and sight exchange.. 16,089.46
Capital stock............ $15,000 00
Surplus and undivided
profits ................ 1,395.74
Unpaid dividende .... 360.00
O bher cash items due...... 204
Re-discounts- ............ 5,000.00
Deposits ......... .......55,028.45
IL J. N. Hill, Vice Prt'esident sad J.
s. T'ooke, Jr.. Cashier, do hereby cer
tify that the above ts a true and correct
statement of this bank.
Sworn to and subscrthed before toe
on this the 12th day of October, 1901.
CHAS. I. EGELLY,
Nov4 2. 1901.-4t.
PItIh SWirT MILK 25C, a
MRS. T. J. POWeLL'S.
Mlaphii and VcksburgT Packet Co.
l :The elegant Sidew heel
L. P. CouxMxs.............Captain
Leaves Memphis every Saturday 5 pm,
Pas P'ovidence going south every
Monsday noon, Going north will pass.
every Tuesday evening.
The steamer Dewey will have a fine
string band on board, and every com
fort sad pleaurre will be shown pas.
Yare to Memlhis $5, to Vicksburg
$1.5l to Greenville $1.50.
J. M. KENN EDY,.
Lake Providence, La.
ALL THE COURTS
A fine line of Furniture.