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START EARLY TO MAKE UP YOUR LIST: " le
R~"ARsDSOME STOCK IS INVITIN ...V
IA1 YAINTED LAMPS, BRONZED MARBLE TOP TAB~LES, ct
.GOLcSILVEER AND EBONY NOVELTIES, BEAUTIFUL A
BO.K.% FOR CHILDREN, ALSO HIGH CLASS BOOKS, ME
CHNAICAL Z)YS, DOLLS OF ALL KINDS AND SIZES.
YOU WILL.-SELECr YOUR SIFTS BFORE YOU KIIOW IT .Pa
FIRE WORKS OF ALL KINDSI!!
IMake your purchases nIw and we will carefully wrap them up and take care
of theniuntlil you call. No trouble to please.
S-THE GUENARD DRUG STORE.&
We have a
Fine Stock of Goods
TO MAKE YOUR SELECTIONS FROM.
Don't throw your money away, but buy useful things in your
Holiday purchasing. D
FURNITURE,. RUGS, MATTING, CHINAWAlRE, GLASSWARE ic
'and other things to make your home
Attractive and Nice Lookirlg.
CALL AND SEE US BEFORE MAKING YOUR PURCHASES.
WHITE'S @. , g,.g. WHITE'S
EHMANN'S We are doing .the Leading Business
of Providence, Because Lehmann's
is the Popular Place to Trade.
OUR WHISKY, WINE, 01GN, ETC., IS SOLD WITH A POSITIVE GUARAlTEB.
Our JUG TRADE leads all ethers,
Send us you' orders for fish, Oiteit and elerey.
LMMRA.nA'S POORS ARI MIEtlR CLOSD--OPaN ALL RIGMT.
HOUS t Now is the Time to Get your JUGS.
G. H. HILL, THE GROCER,
14AS'A FRESH AND COMPLETE STOCK
FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
itron, Currants, Raisins, Jellies, Figs, Dates, Nuts, Plum Pudding,
Apples, Oranges, and all kinds of Fancj Groceries.
BfE EXTRACTS OF ALL KINDS *i~fS*
Fine Meat Pork and Mutton for the Holidays.
I s up overeither 'Phone¢ f. r. Fee Delivery to oil paorts of Todwv.
" N L. RLIIlLL
J., N. HILL & BRO.
ThE jLEADING GROCERY HOUSE OF PROVIDENC.L---
(qqq Everyjthing Complete Ior the HolidagJ8.
r, Ory wohve rv a brgre Um t elegant R3i*.. a g of 997 gj !4 s,
iadles' i .eat' s smiadl s,· , tuink, shuaa. Esas ar.,t
1Onnl A tb.he year you will find us in our new Dry Goods Store,
handeom8estnd-most complete building in Providence.
N. I 'HLL. . .L ILL
p 1L&.MILTON- ..: S..'B. IENNf1YY.
prQ/o R OiR$ ,F ,, THE FAMOUS."
S "S'r T- Ai%?'$ Pu Rssl"M OEUMPORaM.I-"
6 S h" ""W tt..f " . - : . . -,
N... ;iCAU A NTACLAUSE I
s b...t a"Year, w · avtb.eir share, .
T EQIIGET 3Q BrflEG ·
r* ~ jiS~h$O
:LI·1 P: ·'~Iie·-~$~i i;::1(*
a t Em , I
dEsr lfr atheI
iek ye . bie and I eb
Assessor'sc miisions....... .... ,. 00
Sberifa' salart ..... Op . x . p b
Wfihessei' ad Jurors' claims..... 18"i .
Salarles of Justices of the Peace
and Le'astabletf . ....-- '!fi
Per diem andlnltesge of Polfc Ju
Protrs .......... -.. . ...... ..... 00 .
Serving process beyoudparlsb, .a
veying lunatict to Asylum and
convicls to 'eniitentiary ........ , 80 oo
Clerk of Police Jury ......... .....2 00
Treasurer " . .. oo .0o
Attorney 100 0
8herlffs' atCendance on tourt....... ao oe
Paupere roo o0
Levees. Boads sad lridges.ln ad..
dillon to per eap"i tax and ve
hidle license ,................. 000 00
Parish physian .................. 5 00
Heaslst olficer ...... ............ 1o 00
Coroner's fees and inquests ........ loo o0
Clerk of lDistrict Court........... 00 00
District Attorney... ........... . o
llections.. .......... ...... 15o oo
Feeding prisoners ............ oo
Fuel lights and baullag for public
buildings .. . 150oo0
Odifce supplies, stationery and for
niture .............. ........ oo o
Merchandise for jail ............. 15o o
Payneat on Tenses bridge due in
Ili ........................... Il o
Total ordinary expenses ..... 940o1 00
Principal of five bonuds anld Inter
est on bonded debt due July 1,
19113, payable oat of 23 mills tax 3460 61
Total .................... .....$12103 61
President .Police Jury.
C. 8. WYIY, Clerk.
Lake Providence La., Nov. 27. 1901-80.
Call on the Banner
Democrat for prices on
There is no use to go to the worry and trouble nu
at home to make Bread and Cakes when you
can get the finest from your Home Bakery
We are furnishing over two-thirds of the tb
People of Providence with Bread. Let us
put you on our list and delivery it to you tb
WE MLAKE $
Fruit, Jelly and Pound Cakes. TRY _s
H. L. JONES,
THE LEV.EE STREET GROCR...
HAS IN A LARGE STOCK. 0o
Apples, Oranges, Citron, Currants, h
Raisins, Jellies, Extracts of all kinds,
Toys-Everything for the Holiday
Fresh Groceries Arriving Daily,
Dry Goods, Notions, Glassmare and Crockrey
jvce alwvays on hdnd a
FINE LINE Ofe tOUSE FURNISIHING GOODS.
Xmas Novelties of all kinds.
Drop in and8 s ouW XM ºlhey Goods.
cIDIpI4 -cAR : CLoS Fi
Vidalia, St. Joeeph fnd Lake ProvIdsetb-is what we will soon bear.
SOld Provideuce has been on theL map
a long tmue. The people no longer re. (
fer to Lake Providence as a village, but 4
s thle ONLY AND 4)COMI G Town
,aO the new Gould a. R.
On year agopq we opened Qpr lRea I
Estate O(a iR a little, obaeee pluee,
nbut; now our Office is the-most, Iprot. 1
sot dot pa'thd Lake Providesoe map.
Large Realt isate dea., are eeooaam
. nmated daily. .ou e n look on the
street and see a orowd around ear
of groPnd on the taAee. , Pretty
good for East C i 't it? "R a
SJamasing to hear the wiscreM y, "I knew St all thme I told yo "
E. J. IHAMLEY REAL ESTATE AGENY, Lek.Providm .
MILLI KN'S BI TORI
S - AND OfFER YOtUSeCIA",: INtfEENT5 N
P/INE m , ' .
-Ta ir.soau v. oP JOtI4 _
The following wait is oaag about
" rel on .I nd
ml one eve ro
e.wb tr teefs mgh on
t a natio t at t t
tried it. Does it do any berm? No!
Then why destroy it? Don't. It is
old.e .eitisa& 1e « ss p. p e!- a
fathers' lives. It was almost all of our
Wtth~pins,4t hebept the part we ilibd,
We have been sung to sleep btahoue
"kt mies. byits hymns. We are bet.
t Msp a.as womense*w wbenevdr we
jear them sunag. They arb joined to
teder emotions. It has made many a
lmac bappier sad better. ,mtre honest.
•leader and forgiving. Many a man
and woman huae lara dowa within its
shade pese~fully to awake nobody
knows where. Don't destroy it. Why
nine-tenths of the mothers In America
believe in it. That's enougho for :it
It has been growiug on our hearthstone
for ages. Let 'i stay there, at can't
hurt 3ou. It is such a loving religion.
What will you give in its stead if you
take it away? Philosophy! What ate
you to do when tired and homesick?
Love! Earthly loves are selfish. IF is
such a beautiful delusion. Don't des
troy it. Weave the silver threads that
reach down fron the Star of Bethle
hem into the golden woof of sunlight.
train its clnging tendrils around the
hare walls of y1,ur lives, and cover op
the jagged corners and rough. un.
sightly places with this beautiful Myth
A Darwinia.n-lsobel-How per.
fectly your frock fits, I thought you
college girls soared above such tri
fles. Ilypatia-Ob, no! We believe
in the survival of the best fitted.
b a to S o d 9ard of C.ou i
clmle rb Provideeaw! C-o M
vened at 8 o'clock perssat to adjovt- 1
Pes t-G. -M. Vmai ttu Meoo t
t noed tli ( obv'a, C· Bi ` 99411 bcst!
J. W. Nttmnms astn.W. 8. Maarike.
.Abeent-CGoonetfelm N. Fouu*e and
Secretary W. 11 iher. Thai
Councilnhao J. W. ilttamsn was re-t'
queested to act as secretrry. biau
1ea'ilng of minutes of session held na
Nov. 7 and 14 was poltpoued- till next y
(n motion of Councilman Davis the be
following l.ticee Ordinunce for the 4
Sear 1902, wea adopted. So-wit : root
An ordinance to levy, collect and the
epbrrce pat ment of an anneal license P
tax upon all peresea or business firms of I
and corporatiobs pursuing any trade, eetl
profession, vocation or business. eiept tell
those who are expressly exempt from pro
the payment of .uek business by Art. ty
839 of the Constitution and Art. 171 of
the Acts of the General Assembly Of dail
loouisinna for 1898. oer
Be it further ordained by the Mayee r or
and Councitmen of the Town of Provi- whi
dance in regular session convenad- $5,:
Section 1. That there is hereby lev.
led an annual license for the year 1902 isi
upon each persno, assso,:ttion of per- drc
sons or business lirms and corpotatinks mo
perseuing any trade, profession,, vea- lest
Stion, calling or business within the li':
town of Providence, parish of East Car
roll. State of ,.ouisiana, safjject to 11. dal
cense under Article 239 of the Consti- rct
e ution aid Art. No. 171 of the General liq
Assembly of the State of Louisiana of sih
1898, which license shall be graded and pit
fixed as follows: ea
Sec. 2. That on every business of or
selling at retail. whether as principal on
or agent. the leendse shall be based on
the gross annual amount of sales, as sal
First Class. When gross sales are
fifty thoustnd dollars the license shall nu
be $50. le
Second C:isi' When gross sales are $8
forty thousnd dollars or more, and "
under fiftyv thodesand dollars, the II- ni
cense shall be$40. . et
Third 'lass Wheh genes sales are $4
*30,01,0 or more, and" ender $40,000,
the license shall be $80. n
Fourth Class. When gross sales are as
$25.000 or more. and less thae $80,000 be
the license shall be $25.
lPlfth'Clask. When the gross dales e
are $g0.000 or more. an~l 'less then et
$25,000, the Ifcense shall be $!0.
Sixth Class. When gross sales are he
$15.000 or more, and less than $20,600 of
the license shall be $16. n
Seventh Class. When gresaale are pi
S$5,000 or more, q id Tess than, $1t5;00, y
the licease shall be $10.
Eighth ilass. When gross sales are 4
less than $5.000. the license shall be ft
Provided. T Ift an s distitlad, vie.e i
' ous. malt, or ot'hr 'itid of llqour be to
be sold in conaectons with the business ai
of any retail mervehaltit, grsoer, oyster
house or confeCetinery, IN less quanti ti
ties than five ilto.ti. tb ~denose shal s
be as heretiafter provided in' Seetloe I
13 of this ordinatioe;
Provided fnrthr. LTht no license a
shallitesse to seltl iquor n leess quanti.
tiptie n #ib ( git%6nsf inf leas than $ e
Prt dif d fu rtmei. Tbat retail d g.
stores, ownid i condirlled' and man
aged by a registered pbhaimacist, and
sait ug vihonoV, sOpirSu or aleobolie
ihquqrs in les.s juautties t ran oue
quart's a drog of' tedleoee oily, shall
pay the license eeenAtoned in this see
tion, and 'shaft ndt be required to pro.
cure the license imposed ai retail .11.
gqer denter, aeseon dA:., undet this er
dained, That ne .wholesale mer
citen'b iatishk whether principal,
agent or comnmlesftit. * nhin gisise sh,,
are $250,000 or ,sntre. the titense mall i
be $100. When the Ii . is. are
less than $26000Ibf. He frBcese sbsS4 be
8co Mtloo our.. Be it 1ter
Tha for ea. ind, el bury hfsne
orporstiolu of ogeancyr ei by iite e
bankink as tabiitightent where ieSwie*9I
tal i $50%0( or miwbW4 yeeS shalw
When the capttall s tess lthl p0.1ii,
the license shall b te . " r
1eectleo P4,.. be ft thith or
dalned. That (br ievery cte~ts .or :
regular coach of htrdle usItMs, cl
leethalg rigency or agent, t' the eol..
lectiob of moties;, a ntoitus. naies -*L..,~
and for every bsatuin~qr s ksfsi g weie -
bonse or storage imogm M rlantdlg
where goods and merebtadlee are Ime
ceaved sad delivlere, thb aitlesni trd l|
be based on thE gris'i ainal 'iadpwts
of said tinslneE as iteish -r
nap Trst Clis. WHhete -eeulps r
re- $5.400 or "onot. the Mn re ebsit .
wn 8econd (ases. Wet* sbh resel
are les than $;~gr.0 the tMise.s
see Prvided. 'iatsmelwassWI tl _
r.rt lsiasbea $8* oyuagbs shellt pay we
um- Section Bix.. St~ 9tNadrse ovdassedl
the That al, ana-npp dbstbts, m
our desepeu o Uepauno .s 4 teWed i
tea meet eea w~:sr. lhAess hts""
'or .csve se. eb.iebS 4 50 !
ly tlsaeEchei Whnes the, iar es p
it w krn...... ., ri.,,*:..,-. "i'ee. a""
y' e ost tues a* raaW . d d *
estt.ss-less thae at P 0.te@
shall ~be S.
:eetiem -ev-a s: e l- fresher -
dalaed. . _Th tuy ag es.
rerl. T hat d ehw e
Prao-ids t-.t a -. tio
rook isit3r oe ae ined,:oe
W ery w ep-o .
ofre n th hea
el at ,,cane apet r
bshall be $ shg. as.rie
W hen travelinW in a one horse ve* elect
ial,. thailtao L -t:ss.-.- :
When ttavelidgQ t a Ltwo-horse ' ie tract
brie. the license shall be $76. comb
Whena traveling on say kind of a
wa ter iate a1n i be da . r ý0 h
Section Tea. Be.it tartht tdrgliit dhen r
That for every business of keeping h1-1 a:a
tel, where ;c> m 1g nOd etsidg are cono d,, V
bioted, the license shall Ie based on the aep
number of rooms as ullw: es
First Clais. When a e numberfet lat c
rooms is cane or more, the license shall
Ibe $10. the
Second Class. When the number of
roroms is more then 6 and lese than 9. Fox:
the license shall be $#.
Provided. That or every i otsintsa vote
of lodging alone, the a ieense shall be
etitsataed on the sne basis eas for ho
tels. but graduated at one-half rants, Tots
1provided that boarding Busses pay six- eaGI
ty per cent of the rate' of hotels.
I Section Elteen. b36 it further or- rote
t dained, That for ec b.aud soer;hits
or shop. whewn the g euassle.Veaterp6OQ 4
r or nlre the licensetigslt be 10; and or
where the grees - sale are les tbn prop
$,000, thile l5cetsp shall be $U1
Section TweTre. Be it further or- vote
2 ldained. That futr each rand every horse vaet
drover whose nIes ar° $G6QQ 4ollt go.r
a more. shall pay a licenste r $ t a1 ,,a
les than tlive thousand dol.a tp and
a license ehall be b$0. s
Sction Thirteen. Be it ftrther or a
I-. danld, That for Cvery bineesn of bar- rres
i room, cabaret, cote house. beer sohlon,
ii liquor exchange, dunking satpoou grsg
i shop. beer house, beer garden or other
d place where anything to be .drank or
eaten on the premises is sold directly Jas.
)f or indireetty. the license sriali be based -
SI o the gose annual sales as follow: w..
rn first Class. When thae gross anlneal 8
se males are less than $2,000, the Iloeose ott
shall be $260.
re - Sconnd Claps When the e rbas an- iro
I nual sales are m(re than $2.000 and -"
lIess than $8,00., the licetis shall be by
re $860 m
S- Third Class. 1e' the gross an
Ii- nal sales are more than $8,000 aid
less than 44.000, the license shall be eo
0, Fourth Class. When the gross an. Ai
noha sales are more than $4000 a. t
re and less than $,4.000,. the ticense shall Pr
DO be $66. in
Piorided. That no license shall be ad,
es, chargaed for selleg refreshments tot se
ea charitablh and religious purposes; and to
provided further, that no ealabitshment b.
re selling orgiving or otherwise disposing
00 of any spiritous, vinots. alcoholic or ti
malt liquors in less quantities than one
ieTO pint, ball pay ses than 4260 for the
00, year or any part of the Sar.
Provided further, !batt the license
re i4xed by this section shall be eolleebeud nld
e for the year or any part of tO year. as
Be it frthet ordetined. That fo- me
I every bintaess of keeplag billiard by
be tables, pigeon hole, Je~noe Und. pool 'Ct
ess or bagatelle and tea ie alleys, feoi 6l1
otr which revenue Is derived, a ensee
ai of for each eueb- thble or alley. is
all shall bespaid In edditio 'to say other
as lienes daoe by'd the sWiblheaSt
which said tables or allege may b* 1i*
ic.. Bet $t fureer orea med, 'alt 4oe
eaeh and every buadsss te sal
gsod .water, ,ead, conf ettws ttil, e
n- &4c., ezeletyt , thesi lIeeesbthsi lf be
on the gross asines tp as
all, Fas Class. Wheto t t3Y '
e -are ý,00. -the ebeý tII'
roe. SeCoOd Clhe. W)ha Ibe rrltsi t
Ii. are $,000 pr less, lith e s'i-b bll
or. >t $1; providde. that fa l s*(sseil, Sl
ilg eoda water &c., be rQItt e
or- to takent a line esnt 4 t .acst. ;
Sr. Setitg t . He s asthet e*O
it. acted, that forr ervu fadividalt
te or cospeny, srrlgag n O the .pen ti
all feastou ., or titaLsCes. agene of
r etesblahOto, draluags .ttoaskta ap
hgah o erltesg, bartg . eo bl rsre
for hie, l IonseAsi M be Mba5li~
the gros aal reehi)M a feN'S 'd:
Thatha r ao 11dg)' o a.
e forth; 4j1tibodikIeSS*dl be P*** ft
heat. St0 W. t e ltfu:I I
she bep~r~aqtaftS tb ~ m
ge-s~~CI~~ii C~~ ~ O·W
tabs *Ihast-. *us : ~"
t~a ~trt~ idi~d~ "lr~~~r/
.tn~ f~~+'::rW~,~~are?.~ pG. o
' · ·;
a. W. . Sats ý iilP,, -,,rase. te
aittsis *f tbe heard -t4 ne RtI "'
elsei fodr s, parleb eand.. , tepetoted to
the onsetb ba .s[ sU~aid 1 a the tMb
dsy~ef Isrvnrefyf. r" it: at, oa. and prto
eedied t th pIresea* . tIhe cree udir
glgaed coestlent wiltesO to maske trip
tet a true cooptneled atn*Peaiet. s satown by
the fete of the sworn rettur- l oithe com
jalaaloort of eIeQton of tbe reoult of the
.eootloe btion held o ve 4A..1" for
ntillRdt s 'ti tprovaeeIaeed to eon
trhat a r twedsr5Sei to khsibd ()ltlOO+
topay #rfr erlf etl . !purchah e of a
conmbidod Wtreorkl stand laght system for
Ih-to6wit: ..d4,,t ,lw·dC to Iue
romnds to said aounut. beeara int.Sret at.
te rate oft per do. per mid.s a pay
ablMbesnay dersigteluby the mayor
and Town tC0oaeil of Pnrotldene, ,nd In or
der to pay seinE to levy a d _a uTs annOilly
.oep teax f a ye aid s en tindalIar of the
assoae oaliptlopt of, the property ia
·as1dowa begtninag wIthoboySa 190 and
luolag not eeeding forýty years. nutii a
:atlise IUod ham bee o provided to pat
ha itnriest and prielpi of said bonado.
Soeaslapled e sttenet t sI aS followa,
to.wl : .
vote In nutmber. vltuatWon propertY.
o i. T.aseQ.
'otal bi6 t8,3'0
OGAINMT PIiOPOSITION SUSMITTerD IN COs
POMA'TION TOW OF FitPWWtIeQ .
vote ian number. valnuaOPtprOerty
r - .t .e7 N
Majority In nnumber and N' hvtor of said
ropoeilion. Sity Is majorsil'.. IT va:lat;ot
ý )ropnery in laevor uof sai orositioun
1id. 'Acd eot of a total hnumher sof 3e
votes east at tJd election and out of a total
valuatioo or property of #W190.0 voted at
said election. e
S,'i retrard of said election abowtog that
a mnatorityoin number and amount of the
s iaX-Dlyers "f said town. qoailledaa elect
ors, has voted is favor of the ptiiposition
submitted. the said proposition is hereby
declared adopote asd thed' asoV hereby
r oC Board of 8aphrYvlsOO.
Jam. 8. llliklis.,
P R.N. Rea,
W. i. Powetl.
., g. iEaterling.
i Sworn to and tshbcribed before moon the
e 15th day of November. 1 1. Ln tripticate.
Clerk and ex-oletoi Notary Public.
1 Providence. Ia., Nov 24. 190L.
d 'ihe following ordinanoe offered
` by Councilman Davis was unani
mously adopted :,
That wbehres. The IMayor and
, Boeard of Councilmen of the town of
Providence hare this day taken up
,. and canvaseed the returns of the
o special election held In the town of
it Providence on November 14, 1901,
in accordance with an ordinance
t adopted October 9, 1901, to take the
Ssense of the voters of said town as
4 to whetber said town should issue
t bonds to the amount of tweuty thous
g and dollars to pay for tile construe
Stlion of a syetem of waterworks au'
electric ightr for the said town, and
to autborize the o ev' of a special tax
Sof mill to pay the principal and
a interest on said bonds. We. the
said Mayor and Bonrd of Council
A men, have tonud the result as shown
rd by the said returns, aubmuitted'by the
or Commissioners appointed to bold said
a aeletion, to be s h followsa
S-In favor of aid proposition to
'' ressue 'sid bonds' and lee v saibd tax,
a0 eldbstoenid iiposttoie, 'r votes
G'iving a mujority in tbvor of said
tax O o00 okes in onumber and 177,-.
Sha d the retlrnN of -id election
, mpd aid pr algtted pby the
tllsrd.ol, preores d tbhe parish oc
o ataw i roi being the same as the
. TherO be' IV 4sdategd, That
eoN pdspoelilo baa been shown by
a11 u dretrn o hotave been cvrried at
ai t electiMn, lad has been carried
, by t-ajrtrlty In number apd amount
t irth' e irp tsr-payesa of said
1 town stired to vote aend voting at
sid'ele tg, and that salid propoe.
tti P a iberebydedlsted adsopted, and
the above is pomulgated;a. the re
s: uit Paid electon.
....... being, Po furthert buainees,
~. *hPi ,ad 'sd]oraed till next regular
92 Teeaa' lProdese;~ a, IA regard to
o it' kniown and resembered. That
I aStns, so eleetion wase held in ti tows
A ( ~ft sldeae, LouIsiana, be .: Iotember
of, ttbe$T J ilax-plrtsof sat town to
Itt eib a nty tholssad d rIe. to
ean abndab-vthb e sand to levy tax of
wers-difr-liS of ,lmid eection
r a oile1atty fProlsiae atr and
SaL thereof raet
~ 'l r mold debC sni
A aid Wadbessd_ bvast git d tae r now
Te I J. nblaillwt. Mayor of
.4(51t oftvsyL4eaea srl ofthe aiett
al ,a n dbY tei
u ~ba daseteta hbeld Masvy.4, t,50. re
ivro oaf tboli the! mayor
aim ofwp dunet of P!,rrf e.,La to ie
- satr 'blt of tweiep thovaal fbltra. to
sendtherafbr. to lew a' tax of five
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