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C LA RI O N r0L. XlVI. .Tennessee Railroad Commission am .HKIS POINTS OF THE MEASURE IS IT PASSED THK LiA.iai.AUiu:. rial to the Appeal. L6HviLE, March 28. The follow- gre the material points of the Rail- Commission bill: The first section he bill provides for the appointment kfee Commissioners by the Governor, i shall hold office until the 1st of Jan- 1885, and their successors shall jet ted by the people at the Novem- Llection, 18S4, and every two years after. be eighth section gives the Commis- ere access to the books, records, pa proceedings and property of the Bs with power to examine the otli- I directors and employees under b, and requires reports from the cor Lion of the property and business to Commissioners from time to thne as may require. lection 10 authorizes the commission hake a schedule of the maximum (for the transportation of passengers freight. tction 11 authorizes the coin" mission Massify freight and make rates for i class, and reasonable rates for pas- . ...i. . . . . tut travel; mace rates to pre- unnecessary blockade of freight, to prevent unjust discrimination; le reasonable rates for the use of ears, i power to the commission to allow roads to charge more per mile for transportation of freight and ears 1 shorter than a longer distance, he twelfth section authorizes the Is or the consignor, or me consignees, lake application to the commission charge of the maximum rate on Hit, with power to the commission Hecide udoii the application, and les the decision absolute and from kh there shall be no appeal. lie act practically puts the railroads tie State in the hands and under the rol of the commission without the ent of the stockholders. je Additions to Our School Funds ir COMMISSIONER SMYLIE IS DOIXCi, r. John Smylie, our indefatigable Land Commissioner, completed on 24th Inst., the examination of the tissippi land roll in the Goneral kl office in Washington, which roll he necessarily adopted as the basis of first settlement between the State the Government. The net result is is opinion about as follows: Ifor which the State is en- ied to patents 187,000 acres. i indemnity lor lands ! u bv individuals with U. (Land Warrants, etc., upon lets (-ranted to the State by tot 1j0 lio.i oo acres. Total 297,000 acres. iiliir Stiitr on nccnunt of felected" land, sold by U. 8.$ 51,000 00 his is the prima fade showing by the lernment's own books, and foots up neat little total of $422,250, esti- pg the Jands and scrip at the price r would readily command to-day m a oping trade." he next thing in order with Com moner Smvlie, will be the cominence- k of a settlement on the basis of the p of the State, as shown by her own Ink and substantiated by Federal liments on file that he believes will Id incontestible proof in support of Imand for millions of acres. pe investigation thus far has not r iced. the "school lands, nor the per cent, funds;" these promise to Ivcrv lareelv to the amount already td, even upon the basis of the Gov nent records. W does this settlement in any way h upon tbe ground assumed in the I that was before the 47th Congress, I claimed for the various Western les. and the States of the South ex I Kentucky, Tennessee, Maryland, Virginias, the Carolinas, Georgia Texas, five per cent., of the valua of all public lands within their to upon which locations were made pulitary Warrants and other scrip, lry to the covenants of their sevcr- Ittbling acts, that conceded to them twentieth of the entire proceeds of Pies of land within their respective when they were admitted as itaember that all these lands, or the Bds of the land scrip and indemni- o into the General Scltbol Fund C State, iinnn which the Common- Ihh will pay six per cent, annually tribution for educational purposes t the counties, and then our readers 1 able to appreciate the importance 'labor upon which Commissioner W is now engaged. Aberdeen Ex- Mr. bill in the Tennessee Legislature ythePeabody bonds, has been de- 1 uter a warm discussion. Mississippi Valley Sanitary Council. The fifth annual session of the Missis sippi Valley Sanitary Council convened in the Hall of the House of Representatives in Jackson, Miss'., at 10:30 o'clock a. m. President Gustavus Devron, If. D., of New Orleans, preaidiug ; J. H. Rouch, M. D., of Springfield, 111., Secretary. Forty-five delegates, representing eleven States, were present, aa follows : STAT KB REPRESEXTEI). Arkansas. Dr. J. A. Debrel'., Secretarv State Board Health. Illinois. Drs. B. M. Griffith, J. L. Mel lion Jas. G. Keernan, W. A. Harkins. P. A. Barton, A. Schleruitxaaei, members State Board Health ; J. M. Hall, Chicago Health Board ; W.H. Doak, Wabash al ley Association. Indiana. Dr. II. ( Health. Jones, State Board Iowa. fh. Y Board Health. II. Dickinson, State Louisiana. Messrs. Adolph Schfieber, Jno. Chatle, Cotton Exchange, Ceo. Pur yes, L,,ulber Exchange ; T. H. Kvan and V m. Traynor, City Council ; Wffl. Small wood, Produce Exchange ; Dr. Win. Aus tin, Orleans Pariidi Medical Springs and Biloxi Miss.; Dr. J. M. atkins, Medical and Surgical Associa tion; W. B. Schmidt, Auxiliary Sanitary Association of New Orleaus and Ocean Springs; Drg. W. P. Holliday, Edward Fenner, L. F.Salomon, Auxiliarv Sanitary Association; Dr. M. J. Lehman, "of Times Democrat. Missouri. Drs. Speilgelhalter, Sudel king, of St. Louis Board of Health ; W. R Gotten, M. P. A S. W. Railway 3vs- tern. Ohio. Dr. Lawrence C. Carr. Cincinnati Medical Society. lennessee Dr. G. B. Thornton, State Board of Health: John K. Soeed. Mer chants Exchange; Sim L. Barinds, Mem- pnis ijoiton ivxeiiange ; David r. Madden, Memphis Board of Health. V iseonsin. V. M. Daniels. State Board Health. Mississippi. Dr. F.W. Dancy, President State Board of Health ; Dr. Wirt John ston, Secretiry State Boafd of Health ; Dm. B. E. Kittrell, J. M. Taylor, S. V. D. Hill, C. A. Rice, W. F. Hyer, members Slate Board of Health, Maj. A. M. Pax ton, Vicksburg. The Session was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Hunter. Gov. Robert Lowry, in brief but very cordial and eloquent terms, welcomed the Couneil to the City and State, and ex pressed the belief that its deliberations Would Ih ehfir.utpri.fMl hv flint fonnnrt nf action that would inspire confidence among the people that every proper measnrrf would be employed to prevent the irJ troduction and spread ot infectious dis ease. . ! A committee of one from each State dele gation was appointed to formulate the bus iness ot the Couneil ; whereupon Council took a recess until 2 o'clock p. B. Letters and dispatches were read ' from members who could not attend. It was announced that Col. J. C. Clarke, Vice-President of the Illinois Central Rail road, tendered free transportation mem bers of tbe Council to New Orleans. A resolution was unanimously, adopted inviting Col. Clarke to address tide Coun cil on the question of moment. St. Louis Cotton Exchange communi cated its approval and favor of this Coun cil, and, the river and railroad men of Memphis expressed approbation and ac cord. Messrs. Fenner and Ryan, of New Or leans, made interesting statements of the sanitary condition of the c'ity, and de scribed the work that was being done for the health of the same. Mr. Hidden, President of the Memphis Taxing District, detailed the sanitary work that had been done for that city. Col. J. C. Clarke, in response to invita tion, addressed the Council, at some length in an able, eloquent and most entertain ing manner. W. B.Outten, of the Missouri Pacific and S. W. Railway svsteni, addressed the Coun cil. A communication from the State Board of Health of Louisiana Was received and referred to the committee 6n general busi ness. Adjourned till 9 o'clock to-morrow morn ing- THE SANITARY '(COUNCIL. An Interesting Letter ' from' the Sec retary of the National Board of Health. The meeting of the fciinitary Council of the Mississippi Vallev?, now in session in this city, imparts spycial interest to the following communication: WHAT THE GOVERNMENT PROPOSES. National Boaki of Health, ) Washington, Mardh 26, 1883. Dr. J. H. Purnell, 8ecrtary Board of Health, Memphis, Tenn. : Dear Sir Inquries having been re ceived at this office concerning the action to be taken by the National Board of Health during the yellowfever season, I have been instructed to communicate to you the intentions of tne board, so far as they can be formed with certainty under present conditi ma. ' The law of 1879, under which the board sustains its refuge stations at Ship Island, Miss., SapetQ Sound, Ga., and Elizabeth river, Virjginia, and its inspection service at Now Orleans and on the Mississippi river, will expire on June 2d next. There has, however, been appropria ted by the sundry civil' appropriation bill of March 3d fast thq sum of $100, 000, to be used by the President in case of an actual or threatened epidemic, in aid of State and local boards, or other wise, in his discretion, for preventing or suppressing the disease, ana maintaining quarantine at points of danger. Jackson, Mississippi, Wednesday, April As the board has the authority and the means to open its stations in aid of State and local boards for the preven tkn of the introduction and spread id yellow-fever, it proposes to do so some time in May next, to Co-operate with the local authorities as heretofore, and to continue the work until its authority shall have expired. If in the meantime the President should come to the assis tance of the board with the epidemic appropriation placed at his disposal, the work can be continued until the close of the season of danger; but, should the board be disappointed in this, its power to aid will cease, and State and local au thorities will have to take such action in the ease as may seem good to them. 1 am. sir, with much respect, C. 11. Smart, Major and Surgeon Halted States Army and Secretary National Board of Health. Mississippi State Board of Health. The Mississippi State Board of Health Convened in the Senate Chamber on Monday morning hut, when there were present: Dr., F. W. Dancy, President, lbs. El P. Sale, Robert Kelts, J. W. Bennett, C. A. Rice, K. liver, S. V. D. Hill, B. Kittrell, S. M. Taylor, John Wright and Wirt Johnston. The following resolutions were offered and unanimously adopted; By Dr. Hyer: Wiikruas, By the unfavorable action of Congress in refusing to make necessary im propriations to enable the National Board of Health to perform its fn net ions under tl.e law, the Board of Health of the State of Mississippi has been depiiyedof the assis tance of a valuable ally in their endeavors to prevent the introduction of epidemic dis eases into the Staty' of Mississippi; and WHBREA8, Tlntfe is no other organized body or forcchaving legal authority to make the necessary inspections in cities on the Seaboardylhat has succeeded in obtain ing that amqnnt of confidence of the people of the Mississippi Vallev, and of the Mis sissippi Satc Board of liealth as would jus tifiy thaliasissipjii State Board of Health 111 relyng on their faithful eo operation la preventing the spread of epidemic diseases in iJi Mississippi Vallev : and ukkkas. The Mississippi State Board of Health is desirous in time of danger to in- nifirurate and carry out 11 ouar.intine of res- n and not one of Instinct, which woulil ork ta the injury of neighboring States ml cities; and Wiikrfas, The prevention of the intro duction of epidemic diseases into the State of Mississippi is an object of paramount im portance in the opinion of this Board; there fore be it lirnulvrd. By the Mississippi Stale Board of Health, that the action of the National Board of Health in the past demand the un qualified endorsement of this State Board of Health ; be it further Ruoiied, 'J'hat the l'residentof the I'nited States be and is hereby respectfully reo nest ed to entrust the expenditure of the on- ting-'iu epidemic fundot tiUO.ouo.uu to the National B iard of Health ; be it further Resolved, That the Secretary be instructed to forward the above preamble and resolu tions to the President of the United States by telegraph. By Dr. Khtrell : Whkrkas, The intelligent interest mani fested throughout the country in sanitary affairs aflbrds gratifying evidence of the fact that popular sympathy and support have at last been enlisted in the great cause of preventive medicine ; and VVkkkas, This result is due. in a ood degree, to the self-sacrificing labors of pub lic spirited citizens, not members of the medical profession: lletolred. That it is eminently proper that Boards of Health should publicly acknowl edge the value of the services of those earn est and faithful workers, who serve the cause of sanitary service, without hope .of fee or reward other than the approval of their own consciences and the promotion of the public welfare. Sitolved, That it affords us especial pleas ure to recognize in the New Orleans Auxil iary Sanitary Association, a prominent and well organized body of sanitarians, comp.ised of many private citizens and some member of the medical profession, who, by their har monious co-operation, have merited the public confidence and support on account of arduous sanitary services,' which have been characterized by intelligence, efficiency, probity and patriotic zeal. Resolved, that a copy of the above pream ble and resolutions be transmitted to the New Orleans Auxiliary Sanitary Associa tion. Hon. J. 0. Hamilton for the Senate. J. G. Hamilton comes before tin voters as a candidate for a seat in the State Senate from district No. r6, which is composed solely of the county of Holmes. Four years ago he offered for the same position, was cbotten by the Democratic Conservative party as its standard-bearer, and bore the banner gal- ianty ana triumphantly, in the face of the strongest opposition, to a real Water loo victory. On taking his place in the Senate Hall, he at once took a leading position among Senators and maintained it to the end of each session. Whatever was for the good of his people he asked for, and whatever was, in'.his judgment, detrimental to their interests he opposed and he only ceased to advocate the one, or oppose the other, when the mat ter had passed into law, or had been finally defeated. Col. Hamilton's past fidelity to his party and the people, can be confidently relied on as a sure indica tion of what his future action will be. Lexington Bulletin. With a close observation of Col. Ham ilton's course in the Senate throughout the term in which he has served, wc do not hesitate to express our full concur rence in the above endorsement. His legislative career may lie scrutinized from beginning to end, without the dis covery of a single flaw. Judge Holmah of Indiana, has de clined to enter the race for Speaker. News and Notes. Abosri one hundred and fifty Mormon converts left Nashville for I'tah on Fri day. , Miss Annie Dawes, daughter of the Jiassachusetts Senator, will it is said, accept an editorial position oji the Pitts tield Journal. A bill has passed the Pennsylvania Legislature forbidding the issue el passe- by railroad companies to public officials of every class and description whatever. Among the bills favorably reiwrhnl in the Pennsylvania House was the fol lowing: Requiring all persona who may be elected to the office of District At torney to have had at least three years practice as an attorney. The Association of the Confederate Army of Tennessee is arranging for the erection in New Orleans of a monnmental tomb and equestrian statue oi General Albert Sidney Johnson, the cost of which will be at least $15,000. It Is desired to lay the corner-stone April ti, and to push the work to Speedy completion. A Georgia paper says that at a recent term of the court in Wilkes county, this State, the Judge went through the remarks which usually precede bis call ing attention to special laws, and Com menced that part, when the foreman, in a very distinct voice, remarked: "Judge, you can abbrev iate that part of your charge. I have heard it so often that 1 am perfectly familiar with it." A woman was bunged at Windsor, Vermont, ( Vermont mind you) on the 80th, named I'meline L. Sleaker, who horribly maltreated and finally poisoned a little orphan girl in 1881, the victim being her husband's half-sister, and the object being to "get her out of the way." Mrs. Meaker's own son a voting man was an accomplice in the crime, of which he made a full confession. Mount -Ktna is now in eruption. No very serious outburst has oeeured so fur ; but, According to recent cable news, the activity of the volcano is increaslnff. and it is said that several villages in the neighborhood of the mountain are 111 danger. After the extraordinary scries of storms, Hoods, earthquakes, and other disastrous events which have marked the last three months, a great volcanic eruption would appear to be quite In the fashion of the year. At the last session of Congress an ap priatkmof 135,000 was made to pay the state of ( leorgia for expenses incurred in the Revolutionary Int. Judge taiw renee, comptroller of the treasury, has decided that as (leorgia owes more than the amountappropriated by Congress on account of the direct tax levied in 1861, the money will be withheld. The sum of $72,000 was also appropriated for Oregon for expenses incurred by that State during the Modoe war, but as Oregon is delinquent to the tune of $o0,000, that amount will be kept back. Attention has recently been drawn to the fact that the new civil service law is silent as to any distinction to be made between male and female applicants for places in executive departments, and the problem of reconciling this state of affairs with the present practice in most of the departments of giving male appli cants for office preference in appoint- urcuw if oon nie suoject 01 considera tion by the Civil Service Commission. The rules to be drawn up by the com mission will, it is understood, contain some provision bearing upon this (jues tion, the commissioners being cognisant of the necessities of the public service and opposition on the part of heads of lepartments to any large increase 111 the number of female clerks. Controller Lawrence-of the Treasury. has decided that the language of the constitution providing that Senators and llepresentatives in Congress shall re ceive compensation for their services, is imperative; wioreiore inat tne salary of Representative Ochiltree, of Texas, cannot legally be withheld because of his indebtedness to the government. With regard to the two territorial dele gates, whose accounts as United States disbursing officers have not yet been set tled, Judge Lawrence holds that they stand upon a different footing; their office are not created by tbe constitution but by statute, therefore their pay can lie held as a set-off. This opinion was trans mitted to the Acting Secretary of the Treasury, who decided to abide by it. Hence, Ochiltree will get his pay the same as otner memtiers 01 i (ingress. What a Smith County Farmer Can no. Brandon Republican : Our old friend I). A. Wilkinson, one of the solid men of Smith county, was in town last week, buying up lands in his neighborhood. He informed us that he had killed and put up for his own use, over 0,000 pounds of pork, raised in the swamp where it cost him a mere trifle. His neighbor, Win. Halsell, killed 8,000 pounds, Wm. Upton killed 4,000 pounds, Irvin Floyd 4,000 pounds, and various others in his neighborhood from three to five thousand pounds each. Corn is plentiful at 85 cents per bushel, cash, or one dollar per bushel on time. Tue Boston Herald says it is evident that Governor Cleveland of New York, has not the clear head, the fund of in formation, tbe knowledge of men and affairs, and the sinewy grip upon his party needed by a man in his position. The bosses are running tbe party, while ne is pioauing mrougu wiin nis unac customed duties. 4, 1883. Among the Pines. KI.LISVII.LK AHP ITS CITIZENS. Eiutors Ci-arios Having just ar rived at tne Atlanta ol hoist .Mississippi, better known at present as Ellisville, it occurred to me that I would write up 1 s ft tne pinco ior your journal, knowing 11 io oe mrgeiv circulated in mis sec tion. Ellisville has a central location on the line of the New Orleans A Meridian road: in the heart of one of '.he linest pine Umbered countries I ever saw. TLI. . - - t. . his, 100, is one 01 tne very oesi 01 iruit ami vegetable counties, and I am of the opinion that Ellis villa will soon surpass Crystal Springs aea fruit shipping point. And lumber: There will be no end 'to the lumber shipped from Kllisville. Ellisville can boast of some fine luisi nessmen, Bmjtiaa 1. Uubose, the larg est merchant Of the place; Kelly A Mil ler, Shelly A Myers, Vanslaek and J. i. Welborn A t'o., nil good merchants. lr. Lee has also a well Tilled drug store, and speaks of opening a large drug and grocery store in a short time. Dr. Pea cock has a neat office nearlv finished. The town also has a jeweler in the per son of Mr. Harbor; also two voting limbs of tho law, Lamkin and llili, late of the Review; and last, but by far not least, of the leading men of tbe place, I must mention lr. Ia-e, of the Eagle, whose energy and enterprise has built him up a first-class paor. Well, the trains will run to this place inside of thirty days. Work is being pushed with a v im. Candidates are the scarcest article 1 have seen since 1 have been in the coun ty. I asked ye local of the Kagle, yes terday the cause of this, and he said it was because there was so much railroad excitement up here thev had forgotten all about the election. Thev will prob ably wake up in time. 1 leave to-morrow tor (iorden s ( reek, some thirty miles below here, and will, perhaps, write you trom that point. 1 ours, in haste, aip. The Letter of Secretary Frelinghuy- sen. EnrroBa Clakiom In TjB Clamor of the 21st inst., there is a letter from the chief of the state Department at Washington, in which it is said that a declaration of intention does not entitle a foreign born resident of the United Slates to protection abroad. Now while I do not claim to be well posted tia to the question at issue, or the diplomacy of the past, I do call to mind from meni memory only, (for I have nothing to refer to), that at one time in Jthcjjpast, one Martin KasitS, an Austrian subject, made a declaration ol'intention to be come a cltiaen of the United States, and n short time afterward was arrested, 1f I am correct, in the port of Constantinople by the Austrian authorities, and that Capt. Ingraham, pf the United States navy, forced the Austrian authorities to liberate him, and that the United States sustained his action in the affair, and if I recollect correctly, Mr. Webster, who was then at the head Of the State De partment, completely floored ChevaJ lier Hnlseman, the Austrian representa tive, and probably caused his recall. I here may have been this question at issue in the Kas.ta matter, he being ar rested and taken forcibly from on board of an American ship, and although in a foreign port, yet the arrest was ujwn American soil, and so maintained by the l imed Matesiroveriiment. At the same time, I am clear that the doctrine was also maintaiued that the act of declara tion of becoming a citizen of the I'nited States entitled the person making it to the protection ot the Cnited htates gov ernment. It may have been abandoned or differently settled by treaty, and gen eral diplomacy since, but I recollect very distinctly, that the government and the people almost unanimously approved of the prompt and effective action of Capt. Ingraham in the allair. The foreiroine beine only my recollec tion of that case, I may lie mistaken, but in my humble opinion, the present action of the Secretary of State is a backing down trom the former imisHioiis 01 the government in such cases. It I am wrong, 1 will lie glad to be corrected. Respectfully, your ob t serv t, A. G. Smythe. There were 170 deatlis in New Or leans for the week March 24, of which 05 were from small pox! Of this number there were only 11 deaths in the small pox hospital, showing that the disease is scattered throughout the city. New Orleans is a good place to stay away from just at this time. Notice to DBtroonm am Store keepers. I guarantee Shriner's Indian Vermifuge to destroy and expel worms from the human body, where they exist, if used according to the directions. You are authorised to sell it on the the above conditions. David E. Foutz, Proprietor, Baltimore, Md. The Natchez Democrat says that the country roads leading to the line of the New Orleans A Memphis Railroad are crowded with laborers, who are going to the scene of the work now in progress, seeking-jobs. It is estimated that there will be within a couple of weeks from 1,500 to 2,000 men on the work between Port Gibson and the Louisiana State line. No. 14. SUPREME COUET DECISIONS. RKPORTEP WEEKLY BY C. C. CAMPBELL. Monday, April2, 1888. The following eases were Affirmrd: 4088 Walter Denny & Co., v. W. D. Wheelbrigbt v ( 4248 Walker and lkisil (iice v. State of Mississippi. The following cases were Hcrertexl ami AnsaadM : 4240 J. M. Arras v. State of Mississip pi. 1217 C. st. L tV X. O, R. R. Co. v. M. Bruning. Reversed, remittitur and decree here, Rearguments were granted in the fol lowing cuses : "" 40f2 Jessie Smith et al, v. E. Richard son. II1S- C. St. L. . N. (). R. R. Co., v. Moss A o. 4182 -Rebecca A. Bock v . Orlando Da vis. US" B. E. Ikiurland v. Itawamba county- SUPREME COURT REPORT 8. October Term, 1882. &JTPQ&TBD WEEKLY UY ROUT. S1IOTWKLL. Ska l MoNNKI.I.Y. From the Chancery Court of Harrison county, Hon. Oeo. Wood, Chancellor. In 1860 the board of police of Harri son county granted to B. "the exclusive right and privilege for twenty-nve year to keep a ferry over Bayou Hernard at the place where the public road from lied 1 reek to Mississippi 1 it v crosses said stream, with the provision during said period that DO other person should be pci mitted to keep a public ferry over said water course within one mileot the terry of said B." In 1SS1 the Board of Smier- visors granted to appellee tho nrivileao of establishing a ferry within one muo of saii B, across the said Bayou, and this lull is tiled by Seal, who has pur- IiusmiI I rum IV toeuioin defendant Itoin acting on the license granted. W. P, and J. B. Harris for appellant. Ben Lane Posey, ronfra. Chalmers, J., lldd- Neither our former boards of police: nor our present Imnrds of supervisors, in granting 11 ferry privilege, can make a valid stipulation that 110 rival ferry shall be established within certain limits during a specified period or during nil time, and such stipulation is neither binding upon them or their successors in office. . Affirmed. (To be reported.) Hakpie I vs. C11RI8MAK. ) From the Circuit Court of Lincoln coun ty, Hon. S. S. Oalh Judge. Ejectment judgment ' below for de fendant. Plaintiff's evidence was a patent for the lands from the United States to R. Bardie, brother of tho plaintiff, who died intestate, unmarried ami without children. Hwfendant re lied upon a tax collector's deed dated 1st July, 1HIJ7, the tax deed reciting erro neously that the land was sold for the taxes of 1807, when in matter of fact they were sold for the taxes of 1860, and evidence was introduced showing the clerical error. Sessions A Cassedy for appellants. R. H. Thompson and Charles Chris man, contra. Cahpbkll, C. J., Held 1. The first Monday in July. 1807. was the time fixed by the act 1803, p. Ill, for the sale of lands delinquent for taxes, which act was in operation in 1867 and governed the sales made in that year. irk mi 1 . . 4. inc cieeu irom the tax collector to Chrisman vested, in him a title not as sailable except for fraud or mistake in the assessment or sale, or upon proof that the taxes had been naid on the land before the sale. Acts 1859,'60, p. 213. 8. The admitted fact that the sale waa made for the taxes of I860, and not IH67, as erroneously recited in the deed, freed it from all objection because of the cler ical error by which it was made to show that the safe was made for the taxes of 1867. 4. The effect of tbe deed as evidenco is to be determined by the law in force when it was made. Code 1880. Affirmed. To be reported. So Much for Port Gibson. Port Oibson News: We are told by The Clarion that there is a little town in North Carolina, of not over 4000 in habitants, which has raised $60,000 for a cotton factory. We know of a little town in Missis sippi, of not over 1500 inhabitants, which has recently raised $50,000 for a cotton factory, $20,000 for an oil mill ami $30, 000 for a railroad. The name of tho Mississippi little town is Port Gibson. The Natchez Democrat learns that the authorities have established a new postoffice on the N., J. A C. Railroad, between Red Lick and Fayette, which is to be known as Stonington.