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Our Main Mission: The Upbuilding of Shreveport and North Louisiana.
OL. I. SHREVEPORT, LA.. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1, 1892. NO 35. mum mn!! mani a I • mH • N il lm am Ha n! NN a DR. C. RATZBURC, DENTIST. I 1.31S Teze. u e..t, Over ~~L -I~· F OCHARTrL MAY 8th, 1841. a 0 en Mutual Life Insurance COMPANY OF PHILADELPHIA. HN R. FELL, GEN'L AGENT, No. 46 Camp Stret,. New Orleans, La. ANNUAL DIYIDEND PAYING COMPANY IN AMERICA. • r a PMW is Is purely Mutdal Company. I eas guarease of its Solidity is its record for nearly half a century. seuameuement it has stood always in the advance as the Largest Annual Divi Company, combitngi absolute security with minimum cot to the lansured. Pq1iey lased by the Pens is protested abolately against lapse or forfeiture. wthh the PKIQ( MUTUAL unites more desirable and advantageous features beused I. ay llm lsned by any other company, and Imposes no harsh or -IaMi~N, adig She beat embodiment bf the best and most liberal and pro Is the ssme~eI Lite Underwriting. ,r;R ig.LLA SNA;1011 AND TES, CALL 0 OR ADoDRESS Simeveport, - - - i.iislinna. Home Industry. - :DO(WNS £ 00.'S Seesaor to JOHN W. TABER. ---in td maauhtWreee at an kiads of Amaesa .mma Iteaiem mh3 t -m- mmes AI s deal in all kinds f Aneleasa dt les.deg ptj WIROWI O s e r e byo r YMals Inhe 'tude state, direct f tbi4 all d ear wert nl Ihsewveprt theseere a hems iaustry. We are pac. sad de saglersnd oeur pas epetaIsue as mb hem fdbneea. When we no Seeke Mdok igh4 ert , right dS 1'g will aso MdMwew OTUIT SIDE LIlEDSB ,- sad u t N lwu eeai Se aiq Bd lt bu, t e. , a5.- we ar te -rs anheeed Ilads tem tomed o Sidewalk Steps,. Giess Tops, Windw Eips. ets. b isheset Ssheo Sirdewalks there P it tabe staeares aitidlel sess, that wemso mee ee baIs et e it all geins it is mentas eteen sat er ae ubil ef Mtssut, sadt these s a eo U ae nds abou Wahy hoel we pa doe G etak sidewalks when we ea revp *tw* or U a - ae as laid!? The bseas ot a meoden day ,a net es te eomes t and he. why seolde ys pet up wooden asps ws re n a en abt e4 fI !bdes thih, er S.U pter smIs lo** We se mn ea se for much vitsto gotr t sW as vit3a Las i wg ebefes erdeflu. If any -e that yoes shsaid thme ipal. e he sae io gie us a hamee-t will ne sei is do s. e eier wai e help to bhes setyr, and will e appeated owr" %' &OcO . PARKER, -LEADLNG DIALEZ IN FmTIONARIES, - eae .. llo or. 3ht. nmewar La J. D. LEE. The Grocer Qalek ale.., Imall Pr.It., - r pt Delivery. Nos. 728 uand 780 Texas Street RICHTR & ?P1II11 AGEXTI TUBULAI BEL AND PRITATE IAE'1lfORS. RED CUESS CISTERNS. Iron Pe3noe as Low as 8o0 per oot. ,rob .r en uV arsA asesa $e.d hIr ao s es e Mil mlsre ue r ghm lU S tilenern . THE TWO RIVERS RAILROAD. " fti Another North Louillana Enterprise lin ,.. Begun.W Balvoxr, Li s eeptember 2.8 'i;9= To the Editor of The Progress: W The .behrter memintrs and share. hold- ian era of the Red and Ounchita Rivers Rail- tie road Company (Timler Belt Route), mlet n at Bentou oI the 7th inatallt and ete, te Iiii, Messrs. %. IL Thompison, W. ii. Simpson, I F. M. Hauks, T. M. Vaughan, of Ilelttl, ii and 8. H. Balanger, of St. Louis, d rect- pl ore for the company. This is purely a se local organization for the purp·se of in ducing capital or capitaliets to invest ii. o14 the building of a narrow pauge or cheat al railroad from a potut on tied river viIa i Benton to Lake Bodcau, thence to Oua- .a chila alver. There has not yet teeni asI survey profile made of the route, but It it is located to oross the Cotton Belt and fo St. Louis Southwestern rat road at Ben- at ton. Luke Bodoau is from twelve to toI fourteen miles east of Benton. Red a ivei w is about one and a half to two miles we.i w· making the dirtanoe from the river tu a' the lake about fifteen or sixteen miles. a It is estimated that with a timler rail- at road connecting the lake a ih the river. e 600,0.00 feet of lumber and timber F. alone can be secured for transportation. it, Lake Bodoaubeing navigable for lumber of and klos a distance of sixty miles, and ye there is any amouunt of bea"lly timbhered at laud on either side, with no outlet except at by this route. pI The directors. stockholders, a Itizens G and others Interested in thIs enterprise pl own vast tracts of finely timbered land pl on tbhis robt, and it is them who are the tt pr oilpal promoters of the scheme, as- pf iabted by some Easter capitaliiets. This t reed will, when oumptmsd, have railroad N oosneietlo with the UOnton Belt at Ben- , t.e, and will uoumret with a SLne of which wilim toe. udmnsete by eater with therelte oouthwestern sysnt of rail- « road, ad with vessels at New Orleans , for tirdan cLouutres.r a The oouutry throegh whidb this route b rult, from Red river to the Ouiacita a rhver, has been esretully Investlgated by tI railroad experts, and proononced by , them to be tae best r isrod sSpportiig a teirrltuy i the Soath now unoocupied r by a railroad. It the people of Beaton, and those r allues the proposed rute, do not seeure this roed, they will wise the mums kItd of a upportualty which Shreveport did about i twenty years ago, when she fled to re- t Sacure the Western teraltous of the gr at I SIrl, Mountain railroad, then building D westward, and tnally located at Texar katur, then a dene Safest, now a pros he poes o y. t There is capital, millions of it, lying g Idle and seeking satestactory Invesetnt me in the South., We are utformed that these are large capitalits leady to ·veset -, i this road when aosuldek t inducements a. have been otfered, Upital Is seeking ts other Selds tf investment besides mier -s enlle persaMt and tfaring. We ac Stailnly wish the rad and Its promoters ueses. Yours truly. Peooama eh OUR DEAR SOUTHLAND. S"Why Stead Ye Sreo Itdle An the Day ast PasaI LTsALe5, Ia. Sept., 29, la, SI To ti dteU o Thel Progm ,:. Whon readlg of the progreas of other Stats mud leclitae in ourdearDonUand, Ssad hmen lookUing around at our country, our own adopted State, we are made and, and sased to esnolae, "why stand ye have as goed soil sad as favorably lo sated "ountry adjacent to LShrveport ls toe be found im all this uo, bland. bet wham we leek sroe the Mastebippi tirva we ed that thiopiop, that is, the mrmInd•g ldas, L far ahed of us. On laUd that has bees Is sldt loo fur a Sceatury or mea, they are today rar Sm sWi hla i i t our per se.. Ibsesare htl that mu buehg dome* nl I bsamehg r..uh h old ha me,. m hI ,-t n buikl up the "lIe fle asu ear seet wales is cent cu toll to buy ten c('Out hion anid seaveoity five cent(- corin raised ill the Wetea? Ilow (lonJ thre cleair up new ia.od and tu.shle wita theli ronats flir year.- -conltialllltl ? A 'lungl n man roei graIowl old at such work. Whyi nit improlve the ola, lad l ald uor" iim ipiovd Lfar, ing imtplahleitils? Work I li lanud orc'lri.ap with tluch more rsrae allid maike muiicth Ieltter crilp? Whty ido I hey hot plant sahrublllery and trlees to beautify thIl homte rland maklie it what iGod sial inteallded it to I--i a IHven of rest utand pIleas ll? '~heli, Mr. Editor. we would e see lour acaouitry baloom as the rose andl ,lir y. iIag i)piple remain near the dear y( old holLiU in piice of Uiltila around stair I'lsU andl saloons holding down goods at I)boxes oald telliuig and hearing tAildd vul -ar tale., anll often doing worse. Will ti our waplel turn over a new lear along Ltis lis., ,or will theay let the "Yankee" or ol Iforeigner comlie in and crowd th min out. aind get rich where we get poor? Julst. 01 Iook over in ieorgia, Mr. Editor, anld see wI I. is beilg done in the fruit line; and y we cati do as well here by the same curet a-nd ilnauLgemenLt. Somlie of our people " should take a trip to FPot Valley, Ga.. Sand many other places tio that Slate, and to .to the peach and pear orchards around r Frt Valley. There are over 1000 acres b ito peach orchards. One firm. 11llL Bros., r of t'ountetut, (but they are Yanukeels, I you know) Itave bought 80) acres there 11 I and have laid it off in streets, avenues t and squares like a town, and have L pahoted 91,00 m peach trees. The Albougb, a Ga., Land Mlid Fruit Company have Splauted 80.000 fruit trees at the same c place, (aud they are Yankees to Q,) anid e this was all brought about by one man 'prtuiiply, a Mr. Rumph, who orrigina- c ted thai Ebelto peach, and shipped it o d North, and these men saw, believed and - I ctd. Right here, Mr. Editor, I want to e - ,say for the benefit of the oad oggles who Ft at are' bese that Si seellligoiusadered of sumleit m r -to be prepaated for commerlmil per Sposes, and these are all budded res," and not seedllogS, at $1at. per done, sold e by parties who are atelrug to the wauto *and notions of the *oigdes, and gettimo 7 their mousy for bedd d trees at thee 1 or four pries.I Now, ar. I make the as l strtiia., iand ean prove it, that we ca d raise *s ae peahbes and pears here lui Bossier parish as can be raised anywhere. e Wiasilea he fruit exhibited at the Storea re por air for te lastu two or tlee years, o and when the Californal frat allow was t i,, Shreveport, meun were heard to say Sthat "andeir of Boeler could show as it good f ult as that," and you, Mr. Kditor, S eau witaess that faot. r- I raised and thipllWd from here to Sthreveport and Texarkana near 100i bushels of peahobes atd apples at from 15 93 lets to t1.78 per bushel ,u.k, and at could nt Ill orders. Early apples sold LI about Ifm same as peaches 'We have In Saaorth Bossier asome as gd fruit land as t can be foued aaywhere. We have hills 5r that are above the late Spring treet level, - and they hardly ever miss a crop of r" fruit we also havg some very it ie vIe w yard' land ltolg' the bhlls border log Phelps lake; there are wild viines In places that are very large, atid doubtless alit a e ~eutry old, sald Bossier s not alone; three lands can be foead through ar out Noe th Ioulslata, and can be bought cheap. Yours ttuly, "iDIr" L ' A Ttttlaral Ide. wr A South tlde man took his little ld* girL just able to talk nicely. to the 7. lake shore on a Suaday afternoon. Rd, The waves were gently rippling oe 7e the beach. and when her father was sly aot looking the chld speaged to get o- one foot wet. She ran to her father wt with tears in bereyes and soibed; ad. "'1 ap . lake step. on baby's foot" Bpi Baby hoot , . Ar Almeream Pertes.a Ponasoby-That man yonder Came ra to Ameriea two ytas aO. He was a poor watchmanlke He wet west and Sopened a lIttle shoi e Is now ws worth three mfitleoe. S V.paj,-l-Thougt there was a. o- amoney is the bealao . I sb1-T-ll erelet. He mrrid l so elriss -JI westa OCreIlar. row Le0k th gb thr pprMl a md tu ur etwhader d oeer do pemiml .-. br uma wimi to Tar Puoqmam. DON'T DO IT. A Few Don'ts by a Valued Contributor Ito ()ur ('olumni.. lWrittein for Tut PRO,'e rrES 1 KEi. I HI. La, :clt. $0, l'y. Dn,,'t slep In a ,draught. )h't go tC, b1,l with cold feet. Don't staud over hit air re-i4ters. 1)1,' eat what you do not Ileed just to, satve it. I)ou't try to get cool too quickly aft. exer.I: lg. D)ont sleep with insecure fa!se t'eeth .: your mnoutlh. Don't stnart the days' work without :L coedei lre kfast. Don't sleep in a room without rentila tion of some k ind. D)oll't stuff a cold lest you Is' l'x obliged to starve a fever. Don't use your voice for loud sleakiu;: or singing when hoarste. DoIt't sleep in the same undetg;armnert" you wear during the dcay. Don't try to keep up on coffee anid a' cholics when you ought. to go to Iwd. Don't drink ice-water by the glase; take it. in sips, a swul;low at the tiae. Don't oat snow to quench the Ihirst; i. brings on luflammlatiou of lhe throat. Don't strain your eyes by reading o. working with insufficient or fltick rilm light. Don't use the eyes for reading or fin, work in the twilight of evening or earlv morning. oTn,'t try to lengthen your days by cutting short your ilght.' rest; it is poo Don't wear heavy, elose furs or rublb cap or hatrouts if your hair Is thin or falls out ea-ily. Don't eat anything between meals ea - Sept f' uits. or a gios of hot malk, if yo, feel fihat. Don't take some other person's med' asb yo a tarou d someh Don't conM.ulde that say thing that Ok lake water t li to drink; Is asy Ib a fatail poheia. Don't act upon the supposition that e - Shautesl physLe.J energy is streugtheb. Slug t is debllitnattg. PI.n's permit yourself to think ton amob on one subject; the brain is reted b, a change of thought. Don'L attempt to cool of quickly whegn ovtrbeated; many a fatal cold has been , caught by so doing. Don't o,sader brandy a remedy for t half he itis th a& esk is bedr to; ate med knul uses are 1r"aUl quite few. r Don't punish a child by boxing or pul: ' g its ears; there is a better place for the application of the palm when necee 0 Mary. Don't be too anxious to obeck a cough d by some quietaig syrupl the uIous is d better raised thas sewt to &ccompoee, u rltate asd cause pleeration. SDos's du that hltab you know to Ib" s hartfui, thinking that )to may 'estua the penaltt. Natare is runrir.usIiig and rthere I so a' artous astuL mens fur sin a gaitt her, for he wr l nut b ar it. E C. L. a speariag fnea Uaperleme. While crossing the public garden a few days ago a Boston gentleman came upon c, ht very little boy who was lustily crying. "I'm most l'm last s "What is your name?" asked the gentle man. is Harry B. B. Bown" blubbered the boy. This common name scarcely afforded a w clew to the child's identity. so his woul. be rescuer pursued his inquiries further. " "What is the name of the street yo is live inl" et "I don't know," was the answer. or Trhn. thinklng that it be could aseertal a the father's beslam he mit be able ta locate him, the genatleman msd: 'What doas your father dot" Pmrem experleas Ia "g*tnag lost' erilantly flashed across the child's mint!. e ra with a sudd asce nd sos he replati a "He whip mr' d A poleemae took the little truant Is ehare.--Yout,'s Compaeia. iMess It Ueey Day. S If t dtak queIak could be db ema d only on Momlajy there woalI to be l onhto t. T flatur da~Y orA as ~ay cam of fatal ar .dsddaad i·rolta due toaloohOl. em avIragtr a ir h eyt a ntags p aI Er t. de.em. of tbe hebLd--ew York