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Business and Residence l ,,. , . NATURAL ADVANTAGES
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"SHREVEPORT'S BEAUTY SPOT."
That is What the Thousands of Peonle who Have Visited
W.iJEST H4IJRE PEPORT.....
Pronounce That Beautiful Suburb to
E' S '///E I"EI'ORT is a helthyU, vigorous iufarrt, with a' f/uture as bright as a cloudless day. Iler ABILI1TIES, IROBABILITIS nd
POSA1SBIL I 7'ES are unlimited, and if you want to in vest in some of the most desirable Real Estate in ihe South, right here is the place to find T
.the Banker, .lMerchant, P'rofessional .'lar or .lfeehanic who desires to place his money where it will yield the larest returns the shortest sace of
,time, s1houdh/ ilmprove the opportunity now offered at West Shreceport. All information concerninf this property will be turnished on application
SHREVEPORT LAND AND INVESTMENT COMPANY,
(/Jice, Texas Street, Opposite the Court House, - SHRE VEPORT, L.i.
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THE HEALTHIEST "H" Io .,. T,,, .= All the Advantages
LT Hle I ESTiihr ap $trides by the failure of short..ighted l)ersdcs to Ad g
'I look to their best interests in purchasing Real out E ces e
And Most Beautiful Estate. Liberal indlucements Without E' cessi
are ofoered here. Taxation.
SPOT IN NOR T' LOUI/SANA. I
EDITED BY MISS. MARY DINGLE.
WhMt hayv. I l)om ? which hat
,Ju!lle M. Llpp'nan in the undlay.schl ol phlasital.
T imn.I memn ber's
Day arter day lheavenl, listelinug, hear's new and
mnti cry; dtet and
What have I done mlah a fate as 111 t
Shouulo follow ne'? What have I dore, ganizatio
That clouds of care sho|uld darke all my hIl lit r
That pain should pit ree, and that ors. am]
shrewd poverty to, know
8bould pinch me in that grievoi grip of :,~,ks are
hisi, gts his r
What tune I trembnle ove'r the abyss, i good r
And long for death, yet Illongilg, dare
Blut when ridot's Heavtenl, ?istninig, 1hear
men say: We wis
"What hte I dIell Ihat in the blue- pulic to
dintud sks as It puhbli
The eveing sta1r huh111 l shine, the 1'rnia of the 1el
clens m1Ve ltnUured fo
The world ,e whi wite h innolllceNwe thatlrlh l n
iHast set aielli, li God41 in ('hilb des f'l l td it
eyes wck. 'A
To wiln our hLirts to wondetr at his Iear Its :e
loveI" , r bui
t T Our or
Entertsinedt. bi'i, 1s
Mrs. ilbe:t Jor*dan entertained a day editit
large number of young people at a are proud
dance in her fa hers, Mr. W. H. (;il- my infant
vie's, old home on Tuesd y evening. reachod c
The gay lyounn people while c the twice eac
hours away to strains of sweetest music have to at
At prefent our people are the pr.viii. one of 1
oged hearers of eloquent sermonlW from ccssful et
the eminent divine, Dr. Iharr'n, of sºº was tI
Baltimore, and also sweet soni's t emn ,Ivenl b\y
tlhe musical throats of Mir and Mrs iliim'ntalt
Bush, who are at companying Dr. Bar'- ni, rI'ial
roun. rI tintled in
M, n'llng and evelling services a, itatddlI ýla
held at the Jacobs couI:ress and gootdly ia i'rs.
numbers have bee<n in attendance. he~;tn. an
These earnest t'hristians hone to al wihicil "n
leviate the -ufterings o 3 n and sinful tainment!:
ways, and by God's aid to draw their This is an
bearers nearer the great white throne. establishe
St ItThere a
all r -1otrillion
which has proven a most profitable and
I pleasturable investment for the charter
mifbers. 'I he unlimited interested
etr ness and untiring efforts of the presi
lent and board of managers of this o'
, ganization ore making it a permanent
orne, and constantly adding most valu
ny able literature to its already well-tilled
shelves liut these workers need help
nit ors. and would have the readling nublic
to know that new members and new
of ,,ks are solicited, and the reader soon
,gets his rewiard in many pleasant hours
tul good reading.
rI' Our t I -. rprise.
We wish to call the attention of the
I- plublic to otlhe act tha' our eloqnence
ia it public speaker ialmost equals that
' Of the eehl) ated town iPump, which
loiutred forth its stream of eloquence
frotm i ,rning 'ill night. and we have
fl found it Inecessary to spea, twice a
week. We also hid on weekly readerA
tis hear us each linl m est they lose so,me
Stit r bur.t of eloquenctt.
Our enterpri.ine editor means to
bring Us to the front and our Wednes
a day edition was brimttul or news. We
a are proud of the fact that from our pig
il- my infancy of former days we have
reachod our present size and can speak
he twice each week. Hear then all we
ic have to say.
ii. One of the most brilliant and sui
sn ecssful entertainments given this sea
of st. was that on last Saturday evening,
no iveen by our society young ladies, com
rs Ilitentat y to the members of the Conm
, ni reial Club. Chaste, elegant and
rtined in every detail, the ladies won
atdu idtnal hltonots for thee' social
Iea ,creors. l'iruptly at 1 o'cieck dancing
hewgan. anld as proImptly ceased at 11,
ith wlci .rfowcd that elegance in enter
ul tainments did not require late hours.
,r This is an example of what should be an
Se. established custom,
There we four figures--one for each
oo*WUtoa. were novel, artiastc
thie ".c'ret'n," ; ,d )} Mi,- 13e4-~.i ,i
iOgilvie, was unique and amusing, in g t
which the lady was to select her hidden
rpartner yv his fin "r, which appeared
In front of the screen: the third, the
"tamhn ourine," ied hi Miss 3lamie ci
Booth, was a perfect rytlhm in grace f
and mtiotin : the fourth and last, the al
"bridal veil," led by Miss Goggan, in C
which all the ladies wore bridal veils, w
was elegant. To each the music was fi
apropos, and the celebrated Mendels- o'
,soh)n's march closedi the music for the tr
I evening. All during the evening de- k
li(ciours fruit frappe was served, and the (
- whole was ,ne great success, tl
Confederate V-t-erelii' Picnic. de
SDecidledly the most enjoyable (lday of "
the week was 'riday: and, though ti
I clouds and rain held sway awhile in a'
" the forenoon, the showers passed off ar
and the .miling sun shone ouit and
crowned with success the efforts of our
loyal ladies. The chief features of the
early afternoon were the bicycle races, tl
exhibitions and the tournament. The
riders of the wheel did some tine
riding, and we are cognizant of the fact
that wc have some splrendid amateur
whi lreInen. Mr. Rol)t. (ill our chain
pi)n, won merited apprilausc for time in
THE PROGRESS CPn
TWICE A WEEK, ll
For Fifteen Cents a Month d,
an exhibition round and five-mile racel
Messrs. Greenblatt, Will Ford, Fitteen.
Buckelew and Abel took part in the l
latter, Mr. Gill riding steadily and
comp!leting the round in fifteen min
ntes and one second.
Of-the race for the little boys, Mas
ters Russell, Bodeuheimor and Wright sE
were the successful rklers.
In the tournament our leaders in so
ciety took part-Messrs. Hill, Ned w
Polemen, Foster, Bailey and Lloyd t,
Bowers, Jr. The latter did splendid
riding. but was ruled out on account of al
age. IMr. Foster was the successful 11
gentleman, securing six ring, in tifteen
minutes. lie crowned as queen Miss
Goggan. Mr. Bailey, second, chosei
Miss Adah Vinson, maid of honor: Mr.
Ned Poleman chose .liss Mattie Bell tl
Gregg. These handsome ladies bore g
their honors gracefully, and the riders
reminded us of knights of the olden W
t me. a&
Sweet music, lovely refreshments ct
t c ,It g oo .Itdsdt a
iolltIh p1,a-urct, aud conmlnldel d for
such ,uuieres. SI
Sumnlr N ormal. II
h. hl cSlmer Normal will open in our
city on thl, first Monday in Juno. The
faculty consists of the following able i,
and well known educators: Prof. IB.
C. ('aldwell, principal, whose ae.ive
work and genial mann-r won so many
friends for him two S immers ago, our c
own Prof. .'. E. Byrd, who n eds n, In
troduction, Prof. A. L. Smiith, who
knows how ;o keep up interest, Mr. C.
U. Schatfer and Mr. J. B. Asweli, gen- H
tlcmcn of marked a+ ility.
Practi "e seho I of forty child en un
der the eon' rol of Miss Murdo and Miss h
Cowan. All the t achers in this sec- t
tion are urged and requlested to ;'ttcnd, o
and all are promised a )leasant and t
and prtoitable season.
Miss Summerrs, of Helena, Ark., is
the guest of Miss Booth and Mrs. Stone. -
Mrs. Simpson, of Ienton, came down
Monday to vi;it her father Judge
Th,' friends of Mrs. Anrdrerrls will rIe
g,'et to hear of her painful indis
Ed itor, Sean launt auf the Bossier G(in
ncr, and wife were in ous. city oin
Mrs. Scott, of Greenwood, splen, a
day or so in our city last week, the
gu.st of Mrs. Martin.
Mr. J. IJ. icou and Mr. 11. Ticolat left
on last Tuesday for France. They will
beh absent for several months.
Miss Zoe Hicks, after a pleasant visit
to her sister, Mrs. Simpson, at Benton,
returned home last week.
Mr. Allen, who has been in our city
several days, left this week, much to
the regret o! our fair young belles.
The friends of Mt. August Camillo -
will regret to hear he has been confined
to his room several days this week.
Dr. Norwood, of Marshall, has come
anmong us with the intention of
locating. lIr. Norwood is of the hotnel
o(pathic .chool. i
The sweet presence of Miss Lillie
Elstner has been mis-ed by her, friend.
this week owing to illness. We will
gladly welcome her soon.
Mr. Charles Davis, observer of the
weather bureau, hat, been in Robeline
and Mansfield this week establishing
cotton region stations at those places.
S.Mrs . T P. Flllo left on Tuesday
that ('ity, ar a dlh ,ate rni i, Jlai ltna.
She will also visit frieuid at New fU' I
lIans and Auburn, Ala., before rcturn
ing h1otnme. ...;..Sýd >
tJudge John, C,. Mone,rn is in New
)rlcans. The Jud le, is always gtreaatlv 11
misssed )y his many fr.iends and
and adnmirers when he goes away on his
Mr, and Mrs. ilush, the sweet sing
nrs for Jesus, accompanied Dr. Uarron,
the celebrated evangelist, of hallti
more, to our cit3. D)r. Barron and Mr,
and Mrs. Bust' are located at the City
Hotel. -.,-,,. --
Capt. Simon Levy, accompanied by
his son, .1. Myron bvy, and his daugh
tor, Miss Fantinc Levy, returned home
on Monday. Mr. .1, Myron L vy re
turns with all the honors of the Now
Orleans ILaw School, and Miss Fannie
from the Cincinnati Conservatory of
Necessity is regarr#d aRs the dam of
inventioni. i'rohibition, by the same
a'ithoritkhs. is ahn'itt'd to he the sire of
'(;rape ('ider," which, In half harrels,
L. ethcr with i'ah, )Orange anul
Apple, T bnltnle In r',r.1ondl ota.
Orders for Cider, likewisa G(rrerics,
solicictd. Whol(salul ounly.
WOOD OF ALL
KINDS AT WEST
END WOOD YARD.
WOOD SPLIT, g
, WOOD SAWED,
Wood p 'epared for stove
an I flreplace, Delivered
to all parts of the city free. ,.
\Telepbwe your orders.
RICKS' MINERAL WELL.
'jllh Ilotei will opeli .i e 1, .
lM8)(. A,\ dlr.sc i
M. RICKS, Mansllell, Louis
THE LEADING PHOTOGRAPH
601 TEXAS STREET,
Mhreveport, - - -
None but first-class work allo
to leave my studio.
Of Latest Styles in
MRS. L. ANDERSON'
JUST RECEIVED! A Large
HATI AND 20111
Suitiable for I'il.tr and the Sprin
e .asont. ',rices a. ll tall'!eld to suit the pur
lhaser. (';ill iss wI s4 for yourelfl , at my
o0lnd1 5l l..2 MI A It KE TTl "T'lEET.
Vocal and Instrumental Music,.
I am loneated sit, the r,.sidrnct of MIRS,
A. i(:YNyN I ; Ellit, 530l.ic oh st;eetl where
I I will give ll,+ns ill Voual anld iustru
melntal 'M 4iic. My ratis for each arie $
per uotliLh-thiet i.er-siuis per week,
Parties takisi; Iboth will he charged $'7
for the lv ,. MRIS. HOYD.
AND BUILDERII, -
Brick-work a specialty.
New Telephone 3oq.
J. W. HOLT.
All kinds of carpenter repair saM
job work promptly attended to
West Shirveport Restaunrait
And Lunch Stand,
Meals ait all hours wll served t
very reasona~~le prvic',s. Cheap
rrate rma to reviglar board
erN. Stop and see for
Opposite Jainson's Store, Texas
I bave tooy
etreet wlbel '+