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PJUulit-.lED EVERIY SAT'UILRDA AT
L.AKE i'tO()V I)lENC.E. LA.
JAMES N. TURNER.
Psablisher and Proprietor.
R(TISCRIPTIt)N : $2St0L PER YEAK.
Saturday, November 30, 1901.
1te Vii,-.Cov.(tred C",t;Lag( .
MostL f u1 have dre:almed of it, but
few petrsist 'till they 't"lUire,' it. Oar;
business is to heltp. lwhicll we tdo, (Jotli
for busini .ss an'! pla'ii Ire L,,t is tell
)'uil abto t 11,111 fill II and let us hear
from tou's. T'o~t het ir wie c;an n: ke it
E. J. IIAMLEY RlEAL ESVTATE
Town of Providence, La.. in regard to
WNaterworks and I.lght.
lie it known and rentemmbetred. That
*wlhereas. an election was held in the town
of Providip,'e. I.oui-iana. on Novembler
14. 1j01. for the lllpurpose of taking the Reuse
of the property tax-payers of stai town to
incur a delft of twentyv itlhotllsatn dollars. to
issue Ionds therefor andt to levy a tax of
5 mills to pay the principal antd interest of
said bonds; and
lVhereas. The returns of said election
were duly canvlasse'd hy, the Mayor alral
Town ConlllctI of l'rovidnee in regular and
lawful sen.iltnelld o,,iveeil onlt Novetiimber
1tth. t01, t li hlly r nt l tierelof derlte,d
to lie in favollr of i nlrrig sail debt, issu.
ing s'idi t.ids n1 tilt lvi ltssanid tiaxl now
Tiherelor . I. t:.el. Fr.unklin. Mityor of
the towtvl of I'rovidenlll. Iy virl'tt of the
authorii vi . en d' i; 't ,i lSt , law d ii titthe
ordinan.ll. oft h te illuileil. Ilereblly declare
that the e cttlion hetll on nov. 14. lItil. re
ltilted ial favor of aitllltorizilng the mnialyor
and tow11n collni! of I':oviienee. Ian.. to inl
cur a debt of welt tithousan:id idollars. to
issue bolnds therefor. to leesv :a tax of Live
mills to lay tihe ll' prilncipil and interest of
said ionls. Said tl111o e to bIe ulsed for the
conllstrllction o' f :1 conllbited waterworks
and light sIstel for the town of Provilence
At sail teitl ioni therle \ lwe're cast t)I; legal
votes, rIl'r-.seniltlnIg :a property vallule one
#$s.3j2t0. I If ihrls number at) votes repre
senting a property valuation of 77t;,6si
were in favor of thel debt. haolIds and tax;
and Ii votes rel'irese t lilg:1 I property vaRi!ua
tion of $1i.It7 were olllpposed to said deblt.
bonds and tax. Thus giving a majority of
50 votes in numbel r alnd 77.(itl in awount
in favor of sail idelt, bIonds and tax.
Gilven ulndler n1i 'offeicil signature this
the 26th day of Nov. l!901.
G . M. FIlANKLI.IN, Mayor.
T. .. POW ELI.. acting Secretary.
Nov. on. 191l.
TOWN COUNCIl PRO
Lake Providenee, La.. Nov. 18. 1901t
The lion MayllVor 11and Iloardl Of Clouln
cilmiiel of the townil of ProlvidenrA con
veiedl at 3 'lclock purlatil to aldjiurin
Present--f. M. Franklin. Mayor;
Councillnanl C. F. I)avi(a C R. Ege(ly,
J. WV. Plllrolni andll W. S. Maguire.
Absenl-CoUlcilnlla N. F'ousse aund
Secretary W. II 'Fisher.
CoIIncilihlall J. W. Pittmian was re.
quPsteed to lact a secretary.
Reading of milinutes of session held
Nov. 7 aLd 14 was pobtpoued till next
On motion of Cotnlcillan Davis Ihe
followinlg License Ordlinance for the
year 1902, waS alhlvledl . %o-wit :
All ordinatnce to levy, collect and
enforce pa) n!!llt of an a:ni ntal license
tax upon all-lersons or hitulness tirius
iand co'lporatlionsl' puuil g l any trade,
profession. volt'tillol or tbusiness, except
those wvho are expressly exempt front
the patniment of uIch bulsiness by Art.
239 of the Constitution ond Art. 171 of
the Acts of the G,(ner:ll Assembly of
LouisionI for ISJ8.
Be it further ,rdllained tly the h Mayor
anid Councilmen ,lf the Town of Provi
dence in relgul:r sessilitl couventId
Seclnll 1. That there is hereby lev.
ied an annual license tfIor the year 1902
uipio each perstn, asslsiation of per
si,,ln or Ittisiness firlls iandtl corlpotaltitiln
peralsling 1i1Y tIrade., plroftl'ssill., voct
tion, callinlg or bsiness wvithin the
town of Ptrovidenae. parish of East Car
roll, $tatti of Louisian:, sobject to ti
ctase uInder Article 239 of the Consti
tultion aindl Art. No. 171 tf -the General
Assembllyb of the State of Louisiana of
1898. whlichi licenset sha:ll be graded and
tixtd as follows:
Sern. 2. T'hat on .very hnusiness of
selling at retail. whtvhler as priincipal
or ilglnl, Ille license. shall lie basedl on
the gross annual lttmonllt of saile~s. as
First Class. When gross sales are
ifty thousnnd dollars thle license shall
Sl'lcond Class. When gross sales are
tnl'ry thousand dollars or mnore. and
utnder fifty thousantd Idollars, the li
cense shall be$4O0.
T'hird (;Ilas. When gross sales are
$30,000 or mnore, and undler $40,000,
the license shall be $30.
Fourth Class. When glross sales are
S$25.000 or more. and less than $30,000
the lilensle shall be$25.
Filth Class. Wheni the gross sales
are $20.000 or more. .nld Iles than
$25,000. the license shall be $20.
Sixth Class. When gross sales are
$1.5.0t0) or more. anid less tIhan $20,000
the licee'i1 shall be $15.
S.venth Class. Wilen gross sales are
$500)0 or more. and ,less than $15,000,
the license shall be $10.
Eighlih CI:css. 1WVli gross st!hes sitr
l., 1h..) ý5.000. tlie license ,-hall be
PrIvided. That if anv distilled, vin
on. mlti. or ther kind of liquior be
h, ,,lI ci n connection with the hºusiness
of any retail merl''h:lnt. grcer. otster
house or " cfdeionr'lllT), in les qluanti
Ile than live gallons. the lictense shall
Ib a:s hereinafter provided in Section
13 of thi cr'dini-ance;
l'rovisihd fiurther. Thal no ticense
shall issuie to sell liiquor in less qli:unti.
tie.s th:on tiec galllois for less than, $250
Prl ided furether. 't'h:it retail drug
itore'I , oW i'e,"l or c ntrolled alCid ntl.n
aged by a: registIred phar i:cis t and
selling vinucs. spiritouls or alellholic
ll1, rs in l.ss quI antilies than oil'
ll':ltt ats :a drug or imediinei only, shall
p:yv the livens'l mentionedl in tisll see
ti )i,. ntlld Ihal: l I(t te C relq tllnellt to plro.
cure the license impol)sed am retail li
qluocr ,:aler, saloon &n:., unldet this or
Sect ion Th'lree. Be it furtlher or
dlained, 'lTha:t for tver'y wholesale n,er
ecMtile hsiness. Wvhetlher principal.
ieent or -olclluission, whein gross sales
are $250,000 or more, the license shall
be $100. When the cross sles are
le- thian $250,000, the liceins shall be
S("otion Four Be it fnrther ordained.
'That for each and every business of
carrtinlg on a b:uanking associ:altonc.
croratortion or agency or any private
baniking es tallishment where the ecpi
tlal i $50,000 or more,the license shall
When the capital is less than $50,000
the license shall be $50.
-eection Five. Be it further or
dcained. That fr every omnahn s or
rc-Zcrllc co-tch or hlrdic bulsihness, col.
lectinct :tcenc) or agent. for the col.
'lictll of omondies,. neeCllns, notes &et..
:ild f eerevel. hlines's of keeping walv.
Ieoue oI"l stol:age rooml or landing.
whcc re o):,cIs Iacn nmereha.ndlise are re
ceervce and delivered, the, license shall
h,, h'sel on tice gross annlal receipts
ocf .:cid cItlsiness as tfolows:
First Cl:ss Wihen the receihpts are
$25 000 or more, the license shall be
Second C:lass. When the receipts
are leas than $25.000, the license shall
Provided. That warehouses receiving
less than $3.50 per year, shall pay no
Section Six. Be it further ordained.
T'hat each :land every debnentnre. re
emnption company or loan and invest
ment compiany. whether domiciled in
ori ont of theiStale. shall be subject to
an cIInntlal licelse-tax is follows:
First (''lass. WhenV the gross receipts
are $10.000 or more, the license shall
Second Class. When the gross re
ceipts are- less than $10.000, the license
shill be $25.
Section Seven. Beg it further or.
dained. That for carrying on each
business of electric light or saw mill em
plo% ing ten or more hands. telegraph
ing. telephoning. crtton ginning, the
license shall be based on the gross an
nnal receipts as follows:
Providedl That this section shall not
apply to cotton gins, ginning for hire
not over fotpr hundred bales of cotton
First Class. When the gross annual
receipts are ouer $15,000. the license
shall be $20.
Second Class. When the gross re
ceipts are less than $15,000, the license
shill be $15.
Section Eight. That for every busi
ness of keeping a theatre or opera
house, the license shall be $10.
Provided. That no mnseum. menag
erie. circus or other traveling show
shall the permitted to make exhibts
within Ithe town. unless they have first
paid a license based upon the number
of :tttaches whether proprietors, per
formers or other employes. s follows:
First Clas9. When the lumber of
pers,,ns is 30 or more, the license shall
Second Class. When the number of
persons is 30 or less, the license shall
Third Class. When the number of
persons is 10 or more, and less than
20. the license shall be $50.
Fonrth class. When the number of
persons is less than 10, the license
shall be $25.
Section Nine. Be it further ordained,
That for each and every peddler or
hawker, other than peddlers of fruit,
vegetables, oysters, poultry or eggs,
shall pay an annual graded license, as
When traveling on foot, the license
shall be $10.
When traveling in a one horse ve
hicle, the lieense shall be $25.
When traveling in a two-horse ve
hicle, the lioense shall be $765.
When traveling on any kind of a
water crcft the license shall be $200.
Section Ten. Be it further ordained,
That for every business of keeping ho.
tel, where ilodging and eating are com.
bined, the license shall be based on the
number of rooms as follows:
First Class. When the number ol
rooms is nine or more, the license shall
Second Class. When the number o(
rooms is more than 6 and less than 9.
the license shall be $5.
Provided. That for every hbusidese
of lodging alone. the license shall be
estimated on the same basis as for ho
tels. but graduated at one-half rates,
provided that boarding bouses pay six
ty per cent of the rates of hotels.
Section Eleven. Be it further or_
:lIined,. fi'nt for enach and every butch
ar shop. whtern the gross sales are5.000
or mlre the licensaeshall be $20; and
where tIhe 'gross sales are less than
$5,000. the license shali be $16
Sitlion 'twelve. Be it further or
alaineal. That for each and every horse
d rover whise sales are $j6)00 dollars or
more. sah:all pay a hecense of $15. If
less tIha live IhousaIld dollars, the
licens-a shall Ila $10.
Sectian thirteen. Be it further or
daiaed, That. for every business of bar
rilllna. abaretl;ll't, cofTe houtse. )aeersolaHao,
li]qulor exclhange. d lllkinig saloona. grog
shop,. ter lhous, beer garlden or other
pll:tle whiere anlvthing to be (irunlk or
eaten on the premise's Is sold directly
or iirlirectl . the lielase shall be based
rni thlr gr(, ss anlllu:al sales a;s follows:
First Class, Whein t!:e gross annual
s.ales are less than $2.000.. the license
shall he $250.
Seei rld ('lass When the gross an
nIal s:ales area' more than $2.000 and
Iaiss hair $3,00(0, thee license shall be
Third Class. When the gross atn
na,! itd ls are more than $3,000 :anal
less than $4 000, the license shall be
Fourlh Class. When the gross an
nual sales are luore tri:th $4.000
andl less thant $5,000, t-he license shall
Provided. Tlhat no licenset shall be
ellrai-ge for selling refreshments for
clharit.able and religious purposes: and
Itprovided further, that no eslablishment
sellirg or giving or otherwise disposing
of any spirltous. vinous. alcoholic or
malt liquors in less qutantities than one
pint, shall pay: less than $250 for the
year or any part of tile fear.
Provided further, rlllat the license
fixed by this section shall be collected
for the year ,or any p:art of the year.
lie it further ordaainedl, That for
every haasiness of keeping billiard
tables,. pigeon hole, Jenniu Lind. pool
or bagatelle and tea pill alleys, froml
which revenue is derivedl. a license
of $5 for each such tattle or alley.
shall be paid in addition to any otljer
li.ense due by the establishmnent in
which said tables or alleys may be to
Bet it further ordained, That for
each and every business of selling
samod water, mnead, confections, cakes
&c., exclusively, the license shall be
on the gross annual receipts as fol
First Class. When the gres sales
are $2,000. the license shall be $10.
Second Class. When the gross sales
are $2,000 or less, the license shall
be $5; provided, that druggists sell
ing soda water &c., shall be required
to take out a license under this act.
Section 16. Be it further en
acted, That for every individual
or company, carrying on the pro
fession of, or business agency of
steamboats. draying, trucking keep
ing cabs, carriages, hacks or horses
for hire, the license shall be based on
the gross annual receipts as follows:
First Class. When gross annual
receipts are $1,000 or more, the
license shall be $15.
Second Class. When the gross
annual receipts are less than $1,0)00
the license shall be $10;
That for every individual or indi
viduals carrying on the business or
profession of physician; attorney at
law, editor, dentist, occulist, photo
grapher, jeweler, or any other busi
ness not herein provided for, shall
be graded the same as above set
forth; but the license shall be one
half of those established by this sec
tion; provided that no license shall
issue for less than $5.
Sction 17. Be it further resolved,
That all traveling vendors of stoves,
lightning roads and clocks, shall pay
a licenses annually of $200, whether
traveling as peddlers or not.
Section 18. Be it further ordained,
That for every business of draying or
hauling for hire or running a hack,
the license shall be $6 for each and
every vehicle employed.
Section 19. Be it further resolved,
That each and every cotton buye
who buys annually 1000 bales of cot
ton or less, shall pay an annisal 14
cense of $16.
Second Ulass. That each anad
every cotton buyer who buys annual
ly over 1000 bales of cotton, shall
pay an annual licenape of $O0.
Section 20. Be it further ordained,
That no license be issued under ibis
ordinance for lees than $4.
Section 2l. Be it further ordained,
That for carrying on the bhsisese of
undertaker, the license shall be P.
Section 32. Be it further ordained,
That the method of determining and
collecting licenses under this or
dinance, shall be the same as
provided by Act 171 of the acts
of the General Assembly of Louis
ians for 1898, for the collection
of State licenses, and that the limes
and penaltes for any violation of
this'ordinanmce shall be the same as
provided by Act 171 of 1898, and by
the charter and ordinances of this
Section 8S. Be it further ordaianed,
That all laws or parts of laws in cooa
flet with this ordinance, are hereby
repealed, and that this ordinance
shall take effect from and after i_
Section 24. Be it further ordained,
That when two or 'more ordiuances
are combined, except as herein ex
pressly provided for, there shall be a
seperate license.required for eack
kind of business.
REIORT OF SUPERVISORS.
State of Louisiana. Parish of East Carroll.
Be it remembered that, by virtue of the
power vested in us by Iw, we, W. E
Dunn. W. C. Melite and J. N. Turner, con
ttituting tihe Board of Supervisors of Elee
Lion tar said pariah and State, repaired to
the court house of said parish on the 15th
day of November. 1itii; at noon. and pro
Eeeded in the presence ofl the three under
signed competent witness to make in trip
let a true compiled sta'eunent. as shown by
the fact of the sworn returns of the com
aissioners of election of the result of the
election held on November 14, 1tl01. for
uthiorizing the towh of Providence to con
tract a debt of twenty thotlsand (i20o.t10)
Lopay for the erection or purchase of a
colmbided waterworks and light system for
tie town. and in evidence thereof to issue
bonds to said nnmount. beariung Interest at
the rate of 5 per cent per annum. and pay
hle as llay be desigmiated by the Mayor
andTownn Council of I'rovidence. and in or
der to pay same to levy and assess annually
a special tax of five mills on the dollar of tihe
assessed valuation of the property In
said town beginning with the year 1902 and
asting not exceeding forty years. until a
suficient tfund has been provided to pay
the interest and pr Ipal of said bonds.
Said coflpiled at tent being as follows,
FOR PROPOSITIC SUBMITTED IN CORPORA
TION TOW., OF PROVIDENCE.
rote in number. valuation property.
'otal 51 1188.820
IGAINf r PROPOSITION SUBMITTED IN COR
PORtTION TOWN OF PROVIDENCE.
rote in number. valuation property.
total -6 $l[,f;7
Majority in number and in favor of said
,roposition. fifty in majority. In taluation
)f property in favor of said proposition.
177.t1S0L. And oult of a total nunnler of U)
rotes east at said election and out of a total
raluation of property of 1s,. 910 voted at
'the returns of said election showing that
t ma!ority in number aund amount of the
ax-payers oTf amid town, qunlifled as elect
irs, inas voted in favor of the proposition
nubmitted. the said proposition is hereby
leclared adoptel and the abhove is hereby
)romulgated as the result of said eleetion.
W. E. Dunn.
W. C. McRae.
Jas. N. Turner,
Board of Supervisors.
las. S. Millikis.
it. N. liea,
W. i. Powell.
WV. E. Easterling.
Sworn to and subscribed befere me on the
13th day of November. 1901, In triplicate.
GOlO. F. BLACKHBURN,
Clerk asnd ex-offleio Notary Public.
Providence, La., Nov 24. 1901.
'Ihe following ordinance offered
by Councilman Davis was unani
mously adopted :
That whereas, The Mayor and
Board of Councilmen of the town of
Providence have tihis day taken up
and canvassed the returns ef the
special election held in the town of
Provideice on November 14, 1901,
in accordance with an ordinance
adopted October 9, 1901, to take the
sense of the voters of said tows as
to whether said town should issue
bonds to tbe amount of twenty thous
and dollars to pay for the construc
tion of a system of waterworks and
electric lights for the said town, and
to authorize the levy of a special tax
of O mills to pay - the principal and
interest on said bonds. We, the
said Mayor and Board of Counctl
men, have found the result as shown
by the said returns, submitted by tha
Commissioners appointed to hold said
election, to be as follows:
In favor dof said proposition to
issue said honds and levy said tax,
56 votes, aggregating $88,320.
Aganlast said lprsposition, 6 votes,
Giving a majority in favor of said
tax of 60 votes in number and $77,
650 in amount.
And the returns of said election
compiled and promulgated by the
board of espervisors of the parish of
East Carroll being the same as the
Therefore ihe it ordamned, That
said ptoposition has bees abshown by
said returns to have been carried at
said eleetion, and has been carried
by a majority in nember and amount
of the property tax-payers of said
towa qualited to vote and voting at
said election, and that said propoai
tian is hereby declared adopted, and
the above is promulgated as the re
sut of said election.
There being no further businees,
the Bpard adjoarned till next regular
G. Mi. FRANKLIN, Mayor.
1. W. Prrrxsx, acting Seet'y.
I have taken out a li
cense as a Cotton Buyer
and will pay the highest
market price. Don't sell
yor cotton until you
Getour prices on job printing. We
Lo Mrst olSan work.
An Attempt to IatlImidat.
Postman-Well. that's great!
Citizen-What's great ?
Postman-That woman over t
says if I don't come along ea
she'll get her letters of some o
Dividing the Task.
Cleverton-That man Van Pipe
a good fellow to cultivate. He
three lovely sisters.
Dashaway-All right. You culti
him, and I'll cultivate the siste
Much the Same.
Mrs. Hayseed-Did you
the howling dervishes while
In the city?
Mr. Hayseed-No, but I
Cousin Miranda's. and sh
twins.-N. Y. Weekly.
Hit or tiss.
"You must have had a good time
"Fine. Whenever we bit an
we took a drink to celebra
event; and whenever we mi
took a drink for consolation.'
S MHuxleyr's Oplaios.
Belkins - Prof. Huxley
oyster is a far more compile
of machinery than the
Mifkins--.Oh, well, he p
too many at once.-N. Y.
She Thought O wta
Ada-Here is a professor the
jects to coaducation because
time is lost in flirting.
May-Goodness! Does he so
that an objection?-Puck.
The flowers that smiles today
All that we wish to say ,
Tempts and then dies;
What is the world's delight.
Lightnin-gthat mocks tie nigh
Brief even as bright.
Virtue bow frail it is!
Friendship tob rare !
Love. how it sells poor hias
For proud dlspair !
But we. thouigh soon may
Survive their joy and all
Which ours we call.
While skies are blue and b
Whilst flowers are gay.
Whilst eves that change ere a
- Make glade tlhe dvy ; ..
Whilst yet the calm horsn clep,
IDream thou-and from thy alee
Then wake the weep.
Taken up on Tyron
19th. one black horse n
one roan mare, one ron it. one
home colt and one hlmze' see sorrel
Owner can'get same by proving p
and paying costs.
J. W. CRUMP
Manager Tyrone lant
The Star-Arlington (now as
pintatioa. has been *"POSTaD
sons are hereby prohibited fro
this property, or they will
according to law.
J. W. OR
Nov. 83. 1231.
*.,'H1 NsW BOYAL" Is thei
mnehine made. We have The
-oya! is "Drop [ea',i and "*U
is still in
and oontinueso to ban
Beef, Pork and Mutton.
Your patronage is reapectfsllyji
and aatifction guaranteed.
IlfShop right across theat
from the old Whittingtoa 8
1'ata taken Muara
$ I Ic IL