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Clarion. Xlvi. OL. 2 Memphis. Ed- Garvin has been the Criminal (.urt, and found ,f gambling. A motion for a wag overruled by Judge Greer, irvin was then sentenced to one the penitentiary and to pay $200. earl River Improvement. nteen thousand dollars of the gen benment appropriation are avail- the imjrovement of Pearl river. Lf Jackson, and we have the au- ( Maj. Anion Stiekney, Y. B. to "hose direction the appropria- cimtided, that the work for that the river will Ik- commenced this fxiMKNTARY. Col. Ed. Richard- esident of the Cotton Exposi- Jew )rleans, in a business letter (i. D. i'.ustamante last Friday. ilio following postscript : ''I think hide opened the way for getting msition here. We are going to In in earnest." The article above I to was published by Capt. R. in Orleans Times-Democrat in ad- lof New Orleans against Louis- ln the 20th of March. 1883. Church Semi-Centennial. Presbyterian church at Port Gib ill was organized fifty years ago Zebulon Butler, l. I) , will oele- Semi-Centennial on Sunday, 111. The present pastor, Rev. 1). bk, will give a history of the front its beginning to date. The promises to be one of rare in- Hie Commencement exercises Ibcrlain-Hunt Academy will fol- ng the next three days. Kppi Graduates at Peabody tal College, Nashville. commencement exercises of bge, May 30th, there were forty- luates of whom the following Mississippi: Miss Tallula , class valedictorian, 3d honor; lie Sullivan, Starkville; Miss tie, Water Valley; Messrs. (.wart, Jackson; W. S. Graham, IT. B. Kirk. Columbus; J. 0. luka. There are now seven or arshlps vacant for Mississip- Fougaloo University. Institution for the training of louths closed its most IUCCSU- Q Thursday last, after a pro f rare excellence in music, i orations. The chapel was with a very attentive audience. Galloway was present, and e of his happiest talks. His greatly appreciated. Messrs. itgonierv, D. R. 1 learn and J. were present as members of I i . . . , Board of visitors, I here pupils in attendance last year. 194 were boarders. Board is Hollars per month; tuition from to one dollar. The students portion of this in labor. The five hundred acres is in a high cultivation. The best plows, pd other implements are used. cattle and swine is one of the liung features ot lougaloo. (Stanley Pom'. President, and mt corps of assistants, are doing jrork for the colored youth of k Jackson, Mississippi, Wednesday, June 6, iS8;v No. 23. Principle of Common Law. tee Personal Discomfort A corporation recovered $4,500 n an action tor nuisance against N and repair shop, so con- that the smoke and cinders n rose and fell into the church rsonal discomfort of the conte nd to the injury of the clothing Embers, in this case, on error, and Ohio Railroad Company Baptist Church, the Supreme the United States affirmed the Judge Field, in the opinion, rhat is a nuisance which annoys irbs one in the possession of his rendering its ordinary use or Hi physically uncomfortable to damages will be given, anu u iiice is continuous an lnjuuc Ited against the wrongdoer. 2. V authority was conferred bv er of the railroad company, it ipanied with the implied qual- that its works should not be so ihvthpir n to unreasonably I with and disturb the peuceful inaoie enjoyment oi outers in ertv. The trrear, nrineirde of wmlaw, which is onuaUy the N Christian morality, so to use Prtv as not to iniure others. IT other application or uso of ana powers cnnterrcii. Ilc here laid down, that no man t to use his property to the another, if strictly observed. e a great deal of bad blood and Correspondence of The Clarion. The H. 0. & N E. Railroad The Changes it is Bringing About in South-East Mississippi Hew Eliis viile. IU Business and Prospects The EiliiYille Eagle, Jones Conn-ty-Its Advantages, and Honest People- Burrell Arington, the Great Stock Man Poplarville and its Prospects-The Marion House. Poplarvillk. Mas.ow Co., Miss. ) Way 19, l&kj. , Fpitoss Clabiok: Upon the night ot the 13th of May your correspondent boarded the VirVsl.urg & Miridian train at Jack eon depot, ami under the safe cure of Con ductor he wa in due time landed in Meridian; a g.v.d breakfast St the R.u;s PALK Hons! Pl me in gMd traveling trim for New Ellisville, to whieh pluee I had ihe pleasure of he in a taken upon THE FIRST PASSENGER TRAIN that ever entered that emhyro city, upon the New Orleans and North Eastern Rail road. The train consisted of two passenger coaches, a combined Baggage and Postal car and several freight cars ; every one was full. passenger coaches as well ns freight cars, a r'ght good beginning for a new Rail road and a new town. OuMruin left Meri dian at 8 o'clock in the morninc, through the schedule says 7JsJ o'clock, and arrived at New Ellisvilla at o'c'ock P. m., pac ing over a magnificently built road bed, ith very substantial bridges, many of them being iron, and the whole road laid with the heaviest of atttl mils ; when I think how quick this work has beon done it seems al most incredible; it has saved me those dreadful forty mile rides on horseback that I used to take from Shubuta to Kllisville. The distance to Ellisville is about (53 miles, and in the transit you pass through Lauder dale, Clarke, Jasper and Jones counties, entering the latter near ''Erata." Several new towns have already sprung up on the new Railroad, "Pachuta," "Vossburg," "Heidelburg," "Sandcrsville'' and New "Ellisville," hut only Vossburg, Heidel burg' and Ellisville gave evidences of gen uine growth. At the tat ter towns, the lands of whieh belongs to Capt. W. II. Hardy, I was surprised to find so many store houses erected and so many merchant! already in business, or getting ready to meet the large trade thut is coining there. It is the trade that has heretofore gone to Shubttta, Waynesboro, .Meiidian, and Enterprise and built tip and sustained those places so well. Now everything is changing out here, and the merchants of the towns upon the Mo bile & Ohio Railroad so seriously affected by the construction of the new railroad, lading that they were losing trade, they have removed in whole or established branch stun s at various points upon the new road. Hy this piooeediug they ret in their old trade and gain new custom, as the new railroad is drawing trade away from the New Orleans & Jackson Railroad, Also NEW ELLISVILLE is only about tiiree quarters ofs mile from the old town, (whieh only consisted of half a dozen old houses and the Court-house,) and is located upon a beautiful preen SUoH, and from the way the place is growing I think it It going to be a considerable village; It certainly has good prospects before ii. I had DO Opportunity of obtaining the names ot the linns doing Business at Hie upper towns, but at Kllisville I did. and among them will he recogi.izi'd the nanu s ot sever al from sihubutu, Meridian and other points on the M. A O. Railroad. The business firms of Ellisville, are ii. DuBose, J. M. lira lley & Sons, Kelly A Miller. J. Q. Wei born 4 Co., N. B. Phelby, Jesse Myers, Chaiopenois & Vnnslyke, A. 8. John son, and J. W. Pilgrim A t o., general merchants; Dr. W. A. Lee, ami Dr. W. M. Peacock, each a drug store ; John Bvan, confectionary: Derrick & Davis, restaurant ; J. W. Barber, watch maker. This is the showing that Ellisville makes already, besides two steam saw mills, and a steam gin and grist mill, and a brick yard, gotten up in the very best style of the business, flic railroad company, toe, is about to build a fine large depot 415x117 feet. Mr. DuBose, the rattling wide awake young merchant of Kllisville, the largest and old est fn m there, Ins not removed from the old to new Kllisville vet, but will soon as his store is finished. A hotel is wanted at El lisville more than any other improvement that I know of a new church edifice having already been erected, and a well kept hotel would do a good business at Ellisville. Right in the midst of abundant supplies of beef, inuiton, chickens, turkeys, eggs, honey, Louisiana syrup, rice, sweet potatoes, etc., auv man who would open a hotel at Ellisville imd not feed well there, ought to be cast into 'fallahala creek. It was reully amusing to see how the large number of pas sengers upon ourtrain skirmished around to get something to cat and places to sleep. Having "a claim" upon a good fellow there, I put mv name in the pot on my arrival, so I could not help commisserating wiih the other fellows who inrre Irl. THE KLLISVILLE EAOLE. To Dr. W. L. Lee, the indefatigable edi tor and proprietor of the Kllisville Stgle, Who commenced publishing his paper years ago upon a very small scale and upon avery small job press,' and who was the subject of riilicnle from the very bediming. Ellisville and Jones county are due an everlasting debt of gratitude, for he has worked assid uously to bring both to the notice of the world' at large, bv which they have secured ami will continue Insecure now population and capital, which they were so sao U in need of and which will make them prosperous communities. Dr. Lee has asso ciated with him Mr. McLemore, a practical nrteitcr, (which he wss not) has enlarged hW paper and got a new dress and will soon build up a good circulation. JONES OOl'NTV. K nnv conntv of the State of Mississippi has been maligned and slandered wore than Jones county in the past then I pity it. For tine immemorial Jones county has been represented a one of the poorest In her lands iu the State, with s sandy soil fit only to produce sweet potatoes, fleas and gopher j. hut hoir con trary to truth. I have traversed Joceg county in all directions and I venture to assert that there is as good creek, branch and river bottom lands in Jones as is to tie found in any couulv iu Miasiuippi. and it pine lands will produce finelv with proper cultivation. I saw as large cm stalks in Jones county last year as I have seen (row pon the lallaha'chie river. The lands are gene ally undulating, except the creek bottoms. Jones county is the best poor man's county iu the South'; cheap lands, easily cultivated and pr.xlucing everything that can be raised elsewhere in the State except wheat; with plenty of the purest and clear est water in the world, with abundance of game and also of fish ; the finest pasturage I he found in the St.it,. allowing the rais ing of cattle and sheep with coniparativelv no expense ; plenty of tine timber of all de' scriptions, principally long leaf pine ; and the purest health invigorating atmosphere. I know of no reason why our restless emi grating population going we-t to encounter the northers and drouelbs of Texas, or south east to tackle the sands, insect and hot nights of Florida should no' flock to Jones county, now that it is known to be no longer the jumping fl place thai many of ns had been led to believe it was without seeing it. There is only one drawback to Jones county: the people are very primitive, f.nd the majority illiterate, for education has bad a very poor showing there on account of ihe sparcity of population and the limited pe cuniary mean, of the people, but all this will Improve with an increase of population nnd emt io! with the outside world, which the new railroad ill I, ring about, for no greater Sid to civilization exists than the railroad. There are thousands of people la South-east Mississippi who never saw railroad before, let alone ride upon one. A WHITE MAN'S COI NTHY. This county had but iWO colored people in it to 8,409 whites, according to the census of 1K8U, just about one per cent, of the pop ulation. A good woman living in this sec tion told me that four of her six children had never seen a negro before the railroad hands came there grading through her farm; her two boys had been to Pass Christian, with the wagon, and were that much ahead iu information of their sisters. In Marion and Perry counties there are more colored people than Jones, but they reside in settle ments of their own upon the rivers, so that the pine lands are etnphatieally and exclu sively a white man's country, so well suited to Northern immigration. AN HONEST PEOPLE. But if the people of that section of Mis sissippi are not up to the times and do not keep up with the fashions yet. and are not rich, they lament the want of schools and education as much as any one, and they have an established reputation for hos pitality and honesty. A railroad contrac tor down here told me that iu 2'. years ex perience in railroad building, all over the Tutted States, he had never before worked among tuchkind and honest people. A good joke is on record of an Incident in the Leg islature of Mississippi bearing upon the honesty of the people of Jones the story is that a bill was up for passage that Hon. Drury Bynuni, Representative of Jones, thought would be a hardship upon his pea pie because of their poverty, so he moved that Jones county be exempted from the provision of that biil Judge Coopwood it Aberdeen, rising in his seal desired to ask the gentleman from Jones it his consti tuents were alto honest. Hon. Mr, Bynuni lost no time in bearing testimony ns to the honesty of his people; then said Judge Coopwood, "I second the motion to ex empt Jones county, for any people who are both pom- and honest they are in u d d bad fix." Prom the liaoHs ways of the world many others than Judge I oopwood believe OoW as h" did then. Iu proof of the con tinued good chnrsctei of the people of Jones OOttntJ and their Immunity from crime, at the recent term of the circuit court for Jones, lasting five days only, only thirty two indictments were found by the grand jury, and they for pcttv otl'enees only. Judge Msyers remarked that it was the pleasant -est court he had held Iq his whole District. With the exception that there are mora wet lands -reed brakes, to Marlon and ferry than iu Jones, what I have snid of Jones w ill apply as well to Marion and Perry. BUBRELL ARINGTON. One of the noted characters of .South-east Mississippi, aud whom I desire to speak of as representing many others dowo here, Is Burrell Arringi on, one ot the largest land owners and stock grow ers iu this section ; h owns over COIXI acres of land in Jaaper, Jones and Wavne counties and more I oo' , cattle and sheep, than anybody iu the above rained three counties. He los, oou ncail ot cattle bv the severe winter of 1881, and marked 4i0 to 600 lambs last year. Mr. Arrington was born in Jasper county, in 1818, and is therefore i;."i years of age. He is a inrge stout man, over six feet high, straight us an Indian, and weighs fully 3KI pounds. Mr. Arrington has no education, can neither read nor write, but his wife has some education and upon her he depends to read his letters and do his writing. He is very plain in his dress and living, but h-is plenty of meat and corn, molasses, potatoes of his own raising besides vegetable, milk and butter, yet with till his wealth of valua ble lands and live stock, he is always saying that he fears being sent to the poor house. He has never been awny from this section exeent to Mobile, driving bis cattle, and once went to New Orleans. He is well known to cattle buyers and they come to buy of him every summer. He will not sell covrs or heifers. At the surrender he hud just seven bales of cotton to start upon again, then he moved from Jasper to Wayne county, be tween Waynesboro ami Kllisville. where he has lived ever since. He now speaks of mov ing to bis mill. He has always been a good friend to poor people down iu those coun ties, letting almost anvbodv have of his cows and sheep to raise on shares, and by which a large number of poor families make a good living out of bis bounty. He is an inveterate smoker, takes his toddy when he feels like it, but likes wine, too, has some fine seup penong vines in his yard and made much native wine last year. The old man enjoys a good joke finely and is fond of relatiug his qnaint observations. Heisan uuterrified Democrat of course. He would rather drive cattle than do any thing else, but owning a great deal of pine timber near Kllisville he put up a steam taw mill near there. He has men employed to manage it for him. He does not believe in the railroad says il trill dr,i the Jinr rtngr that he has had tor his cattle for so many yean, and if he wns not so old he would move toagood ranee country where there was no railroad. Mr. Arrington has a wife and three chil dren, a man ied daughter and two boys the youngett about twelve years old. The whole family are fond of cattle driving, the old lady frequently going into the woods all day herding cattle or penning ahecp by herself. They have the nest trained dogs for their business that I ever saw. The two boys are equal to any Texas cow-boys as to feats in the saddle, as to handling long whips and driving cattle. They are fine shot too. Just now they are going to school ; they are naturally smart but huve had very liitle education as yet ; the old man say he intends to give them a good ed ucation that they may not be swindled out of what he has for them. Mrs. Arriaglon is a good wife and has helped him to amass his property. She is very economical and very industrious, turning her hand to aav kind of work. Spins and weaves most all the clothing worn by the family. I saw a shawl of her make that would outlast a doxeu bought in the stores. This family would interest some festive Melropolitaii reporter immensely. POPI.ARVILI.B. After traveling on horseback for several days in Jones, Perry aud Marioo, frequent ly where there were no roads at all. my guide taking a bee-line through the open woods, I final! v landed in the snug little hamlet of Poplarville, named from Poplar creek, close by. Poplarville is 471 feet above the level of Lake Pontehartrain (so the B R engineer reports,) 7' miles by dirt road from Kllisville, M miles from Ualns ville, 5ll miles from Pass Christian, and 411 miles from Columbia by railroad it will be only Us miles from New Orleans. The town is located in an old tield, and al ready has made .uite a good start. Then are twelve families living here, besides fif teen single men. The merehantile houses are Smith and Strnban & Brother, John 1 Moore, loch A Brunia. general stores; Peter J Harvey, family grocer, aud Smith and Move saloon ; the latter w ould com pure well with a city bar. Resides these there is a good Painter, a Blaek'iuith and Wagon shop, and a steam Saw mill j one ol the new store houses has a Town hall over head here is also to be found a church edi fice (used by Baptists ;and Methodists) in which Sabbath school is held everv Sunday morning. A High school w ith three Irst class teachers, is to be established here iu July next. Poplarville being so high above the level of the gulf and yet is so near it that there is a delightful breeze blowing here all the time, and it being so healthy, with the purest of drinking water, besides mineral springs, it is destined to become quite an attractive place as a summer resort, when the new railroad is finished to New Orleans. Then it is a good place to get something to eat and to do business first the county is well supplied with good beef and mutton, wnue treali hsh is brought here regnlarlv from Pearl river, only 12 miles distant Wild game ii abundant' in the woods, and the creeks are full of fish vegetables and grapes and ' fruit grow here almost tsntatv eously. This is ;the centre of the wool iu industry down here ; thev expect to handle 100,000 lbs of wool at Poplarville this yesr, money being furnished by New Orleans to buy the wool. Then a large amount of rice in Ihe rough will be marketed here, while sweet potatoes will abound without end, this soil producing from oOO to oMJ bushels an ai re, an 1 ID with the Louisiana cane syrup; all these people have wanted before was access to market, which the new Kail toad will now give them. So the lands are being bought up by people from Michigan, Minnesota, w ho are coming there to estab lish taw mills ; thev savour people do not know what a wealth of "timber they have in this State, and what a desirable climate to live in. Trade, too, is expected here also from Washington Parish, Loiii-iana. One thing will strike the strangers here, it is the universal name of Smith so ninny are there that special names have been given them by common consent ; there is "Popular" Smith, ' Fhiukey" Smith. "Black JllM" Smith, "Slim Jim" Smith, "iVnrmcv ' Smith, and ever so many more that one' is fail I v overwhelmed at the magnitude of undertaking to reuolleot them all. The "Million House," an elegant roomv hotel of 10 rooms, capacity 60 people, with good table, is kept here by Dr. T. P. Marion, formerly of Lease, Scott and Itanliin. The Doctor i S w ide aw ake citizen ami is doing his part to bring Poplarville to the front. Bnceett to him. u. D. B. An Excellent Selection. Memphis Appeal. TTvcClajhon nominates the Hon. O I!. Singleton for Speaker of the next House. An excellent selection. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS RKPORTKP WKKKLY HY C. & AMPBEI.l.. Monday. June 4, 18S3. The following cas.' were . 4032 Jessie Smith'et al. vs. K. Kichsni- sotl. 4187 It. K. IVmrland vs. Itawamba county. 431i'i R. E. Teedie ct al. vs. Robert Hibler Sr. ot al. 4.'U." John LYCoaner, vs. Ann Ward et al. The follow itig caws were Ycc; W otttf rriittY(: 40,W W. If. For.1 vs. A. II. Snnerville, adm r. 1258 E. L llii-cv vs. Man . llus- scv. t-JtiL1 C. St. I, ,V N. I), H. K. Co. vs. ( ieo. I . Abels. 4928 J.T. Nolcii, vs. .1. L. Williums. 488S Saml Kni- n. l K. VVgner. Remanded to docket and continued. SUPREME COURT REPORTS. April Term, 1882. KEIDRTKD WKKKLY Kt ROUT. RBOTWRLL. A. 1, Chicago, 8t, Pkrkin-. V8. LounA N.n. r. r. Co, "I know of no position more impreg nable, ami upon which it is more inin)r tant for the Democratic party to form its line, than that public property can not be taken for private une under any pretext." Thomas F. Bayard. Charity That Began Abroad. ( Chicago Times. The Tewksbury horror accumulate. but it must not be forgotten that S tui tors Hoar and Dawes have done a good deal to ameliorate the condition ofjthe Indians. No Mortgage on His Crop. Water Valley Progress. We noticed an unusual sight in our town this week: A wagon load of nice country bacon for sale. Our word for it the man that brought that load of meat to market, has no mortgage on his crop. . A Storm House. Enterprise Courier. (Jen. J. W. O'Ferrall has constructed a "storm bouse," a hole in the ground, where be and his family propose to take refuge in time of danger. Others will follow his example. No Better Man. Lexington Advertiser. Dr. P. S. Carter, of this county, has been apHinted by the Governor as one of the seven Commissioners to be sent by Mis-i-sjppi to the Louisville Exposition. No better man could have been chosen. Kiutors tLAHioM At a meeting of the State Teacher's Association in this City, on the il in.st., it was resolved that the next meeting of the Aoeia tion lc on tin 27th of D ( cmlier of the current year. Further information as to programme of exercises, etc., will le given in due season. J. A. Smith, Chr'm Executive Committee. Aptcal from the Circuit Court of Madi son county, Hon. S. S. falhoou, Judge. On the :inl day of November, 1881, the appellant purchased a ticket from the appellee and on the same day took passage on freight train on appel lee's rai I road from Jackson to Madison Station.. The train stopped at Madison Station, the engine being Oppottte the Station and the con ductors caboose in which appellant was ruling was soiiietning over a Hundred yards from the tdatforni of the Station No announcement was made by the con ductor or any of the railroad cinnlovrs that Madison had DMA reached. After the train had thus stood some time, it pulled out, failing ts stop as the caboose passed the station, and the appellant having continued In the conductor's caboose sent for the conductor ami demanded that she he taken buck to the station. The conduc tor stopped the train and offered to curry the appellant to Canton, but declared that it was impossible for him to push buck to Madison as bis train was heavily loaded and a passenger train in bis rear. The conductor was polite t hrOUghOUt ,:md while conversing with the amiellniit was on top ol the train holding u brake to Steady the train. Appellant decliued to go on to Canton and got off the train when it bad stopped at Montgomery's crossing about n mile north of the station. She remain ed there some time until a conveyance could be procured and went to her iioiue. She brings this suit against the Rail road for 115,000 damages. The Court below Instructed the jury that the facts iu the case did not constitute gross neg ligence, and if they believed from the evidence that plaintiff took passage upon a freight train merely, then the defendant would be liable only for gross negligence. The jury found a verdict for the defendant and plaintiff appealed. R. c. Smith and B shoiwell for the appellant. W, V. & J. Ii. Harris, cmim, Camphbll, c. J., i,r- Where, in an action by a passenger against a railroad company for injuries received as such passenger, it is shown that the train on which plaintiff was a passenger was a freight train, not in tended for both passengen and freight. tin nil dant before a recovery euu be. bad in view of 1 1064, Code 1880, whieh pro vides that, "for injury to any passcngW upon any freight train not being in tended for both pannf ngetn and freight, such company shall not be liable except for gross negligence or carelessness of its servants. 2. A train which is strictly a freight train with only the appliances of such cannot be said to be intended for both passengers and freight even though all persons are permitted to become passen gers by entering the conductor's caboose. A Armed. (To be reported. ) that it was killed by the fright or exer tion of the mother cauaed by the attack upon her. Thia suit is bv the woman to recover damage front' her assailant. The instructions to the jury in the lower court correctly announced' the law, hut the jury found a vrrdict for the defen dant. From which plaintiff appealed. It is insisted by appellee i hat the ver dict ought to stand, aa la no event can plaintiff recover more than nominal damage. FitzOerald A Whitfield for appellant. R. II. Colladay, ctmtrti. Cooper, J. In the evidence the appellant oueht to recover for more than nominal dam ages, but what that amount may Ik- U uncertain because of the character of the injuries indicted, but we must pre sume that it will be proportionate to the damage, in which case it will he by no means a nominal recovery. It is appar ent thai injustice has bean done and appellant is awarded a new trial. Re versed. To be reported. J0fl N L riKOOLT, J, Joor. Appeal from the Circuit Court of Shar key county, Hun. R. F. Trimble, Judge, Appellant sued the Sheriff (appellee) in the court below for damages tor hav ing sold his two exempt mules under execution. He notified the Sheriff gen erally of his claim for exemption, nut did not select bis exemption, there Wing several mule. The court Mow gave judgment for defendant and plantiff ap pealed. It no where npjiears in the record in this court that plantiff was aa exemptionist or even a resident of the State except from his own deposition, and this is embodied In the reeord proper and not in the bill of exceptions. Leigh Clark for the appellant. Miller & Blush and Nugent A McWil He, rontra. Chalmkm, J., MM 1. Whether, the defendant in execu tion is the owner of more personal nron- erty than is bv law exempt to him. and the officer not knowing which portion the debtor proposes to select levies upon the whole, must the debtor point out the. particular portion he desires to preserve, or is it Sufficient that he notifies the officer generally thai be claims an ex emption, and can he thereafter hold bint personally liable if lie selll the whole, tjutirr ,' . Dapsaltiona in suit al law cannot be noticed bj this court utiles contained in the bill of exceptions, even though they are found in the record proper and referred to in the bill of exceptions. A (firmed. (To be reported.) News and Notes. e plaintiff must show gross negligence i the part of the servants Of unfon LlNliKK Barbek, i M. C. BOM. ) Appeal from the Circuit Court of Ynl aousha county. Hon. W. 8. Featber ston, Judge. In April, 1XK1, the appellant, a mar ried woman, far advanced in pregnancy, while sitting in her own home near an pen window fronting the public street, was assaulted hy the appellee who was in a state of intoxication, and who with a drawn pistol advanced acrostbe street cursing and threatening to shoot the appellant and into appellants bouse. The husband of appellant was absent at this time, and being unprotected she fled from home to escape the threatened dan ger. In the hurry of Iter flight she climbed a fence inclosing her home ami in getting down on the opposite -ile. jumped or fell a distance of some three feet. Three days after this she was de livered nt irreat danger of her life, and after long and excruciating suffering of a deafl child, winch, irom tne testimony of the attending idix'siciim bad In . n dead two or three davs. The fottns was alive after the assault by the appellee and the evidence leaves scarcely a doubt At Montgomery, Ala., J. T. Rapier, Colored, member of the Forty-third Con gress, and for the last three years inter nal revenue collector of this district, died oM Mist of May, of heart disease and consumption. Gen, O. II. Buell. United States army, died at Nashville May ::Kt, from the ef fects of ,'in opcrat ion performed on hi jaw-bone some three weeks since, coni- tuneil witn Heart iliseiise. The Senate of Massachusetts lint inlawed a bill iiholishinir the imvmeiit of a poll tax ns a prerequisite for voting. t Macon. Or. ,lune I. John ltailiv and Henry Wimbish, negroes, were bung in the pretence of a tremendous crowd. jxiiii coiitesscii tneir crimes. It is said the 1'resident has deter mined to reduce the number of internal-revenue districts throughout the country from 1 2o, the present number, to , abolishing a large number of stiper- niious omees. At Boston, May 81, Bartholomew W. Nelson. 2)1 veiirs old. murdered his wife. and then attempted suicide. At Atlanta, fja., May .11, Joe Nail, Assistant 1'ostmaster. failinir to mnlro good his deficit of 18,000 was arrested. The Clarion Twenty-Six Tears ago. A friend has just handed Us a copy iff Tin-: Clarion dated at Paulding, August 8, 1H.'7. There are but few papers of thin day that nre us large and ns well filled as the old Eastern Clarion nine broad columns something under six feet in length, and well filled, too. It con tains the Democratic State ticket, bead ed by Win, HcWillle, of Madison, for Governor, and A. (i. Brown for u, s. Senator; LQ.C. I; for Congress from first District, and . It. Singleton from fourth District, and W. M. Hun cock forjudge of the Hth Judicial Dis trict. It contains announcements for county officers for several different counties over the State, and among them that of Joseph !'! for Repre sentative from Jones. Kllisville Kagle. Seconds the Nomination. Canton Ticket. Thk Clarion noininntes Hon. 0, R. Singleton for next Spcakerof the House. With all our heart we second the nom ination. Seconds the Motion. Meridian Observer. The Clabion puts in nomination O. R. Singleton, of Mississippi, for Speaker. We second the motion !