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XJ r I 13 I! E TV T. OVKK THB STATJ. McComb City is to have a Catho lic Church. Dan Rico's circus is circulating in the river counties of the- state. lv- E. lii-achman, Jiq, has been reappointed Postmaster at Meridian. The South ami Post says that Natchez wiH celebrate Mardi Gras in a befitting manner. The State Medicat Association will bold its eighth annual sentiion in the city of Jackson on Wednes day, 5th day of April next. At Coffeville, last week, one negro attempted to poison another negro's family. He was arrested, tried and and bound over to answer at the Circuit Court. We learn from the Central Star that the wife of CapL I. W. Knox, of Center, narrowly escaped death from a falling tree, while riding on horseback, a few days ago. Crystal Springs Mirror : "VVe loarn that'on Monday night last, Mr. Henry Lewis, of Terry, committed suicide by blowing out bis brains with a pistol. We have heard no reason assigned for the melancholy act. Brook haven Ledger: The farmers are preparing for work, and the blacksmiths are kept busy putting in order agricultural implements. If they plant as much corn this as last yuar their condition will soon bo greatly improved. Crystal Springe Mirror : A negro man, on tho plantation of Mr. D. Jones,in Claiborne eounty, met with horrible death last week. He was banging up some meat when bis feet slipped and he fell on the round of a cbair, which was thrust into him several inches. Thus im paled, he died a most horrible death. Wilson Wood, who was elected treasurer of Adams county last No vember, baring failed to make a Fatisfactory bond, Major Thomas Grafton, one of the editors of the Natchez Democrat, having received tbe next highest number of votes, has made an bond acceptable and is new in possession of the office. Tbe old United States Marine Hospital at Natchez was recently sold at public auction. It was pur chased by the American Baptist Mission Society of New York City, for $5,000. It is the intention of the Society to convert it into a col oredBptist normal and theological institute. Bro. Hornof the'Meridian Mer cury, is engaged in stirring up tbe incendiaries in that place, having made affidavits against C. H. Wil liams," President of the Meridian Savings Institution,tand Frank T. Sanford, a contractor and builder. 'Ihe accused were bound over in the sum of $1,000 to await an ex amination. Mead villa Cor. Brookhaven Led ger: Yesterday, the 14th inst , Mrs. Zumbro, wife of J no. Zumbro, liv ing near here, was instanly killed under the following circumstances: She had rode over to the Montgome ry place, a few miles distant to hire a nurse. On her return home a wind came up andjust as she was passing Mr. Ford's, a limb from a tree fell, striking her on the head, tearing away the back of her skull and killing her instantly. It also struck tho hone on tho bead, breaking the skull. Mrs. Zumbro leaves five or eix little children. Holmes County Aegis : Charlie Hughes, a bar-keeper in Durant, and his brother, Early Hughes, an employe of W. W. Mayfield, ab sconded this week with five or six thousand dollars of their employers' money. The former left behind him a young wife, whom he lately married. She is a daughter of E. B. Sproles, of Da rant. N. M. Bass is in pursuit of them. Charlio Hughes left on tho Kosciusko Branch Road, and his brother rode out into the country, takiDg with him several mules belonging to W. W. Mayfield. News was received that they had joined one another in Macon. Wo learn from tbe Kosciusko Star that om Sunday night, the 13: li, inst, a very destructive cyclone passed over tbe neighborhood two miles east of Sal lis. JU effects iu-e visible in a belt of country two miles long by a half mild wide. The following js a partial list of the cas ualties : Tho dwelling of Mrs. Math is was blown down, and hor hip dislocated; all tbe bouses on tbo place of Henry W. Neal were blown down, but no one seriously hurt; tbo dwollinpr and out-house1 f J. N.Taylor, Jr., and also of New ton Gibb, were foiled, while the crib of Jeptha McAdaata was blown down and his dwollinjj injured. So violent was the galo that the logs wor blown fully a quarter of a mile, and trees wrenched from the earth and blown in every direction. Ale All v li It bow anvthimr about Senator Alcorn most know that he will attempt to raorgamao the Ito- oubiican nartv ot IBM state, ue is ambitions, and be is a thorough dein agoguo. Jeff. Davis, perhaps has a more correct opinion or Mr. A i corn than any one else. During the war between the states, he beard Mr. Alcorn doliver one of bis most elo quent ttpcecnea. He advocated tbo arming of the blades, and he wished Mr. Davis to be riven "imperial power." He wanted to be mado a Brigadier-General in tbo Confeder ate army at that time, and failing in bis aspirations, he "soured" on the South. He is politically ambi tious now. and he feel confident that he can again inspire the thing called the itepabliean party with hope of carrying Mississippi in the fall, for the Radical Presidential nominee. He is already makiog preparations. He has arranged to have all the reaerai patronage, ana to secure all the bayonets that Grant dares to give. And Grant, if nominated, will dare almost any thing to sccuro success. Mississip pi is to bo again goaded into dis playing bad tomper, if that be pos sible On the other hand, all sorts of sugar-plums are to be freely of fered to the old gentlemen with views, and the young softs. We are to have a rehash of all the old stuff about tbe docile negroes, and tbe full force of tbe persuasion pol icy is to be used. Another grand compromise is to be attempted with weak-kneed Democrat, and bayo nets used on those who don't pro pose to equalise themselves with ignorant, degraded negroes, and tho wretches who associate with tbem. Whether Mr. Demagogue Alcorn succeeds in any of the little schemes, rests solely with the Democratic party. I f that parly Is well disci plined, and led by able men, we can laugh at the futile efforts of the niggers, the ragg tag, and tbeir old leader, who wished to give Jeff. Davis "imperial power." Vicks burg Herald. Clever Hu. Every railroad in America boasts of some clever conductors, bnt we will wager our Devil's supply of smoking tobacco (he has joined the Band of Hope and sworn off y, that no road can boast ot such condu tors as tbe Louisiana Division o the N. O., St. L. & C. Railroad There is McSbaue, who has beon so lone on the road that it would not be a road without him. Every body knows him and every body likes him. Always happy and ready to pleaso, "Old Mac is an universal favorite. There is John Hawkins, grave, quiet and serious-looking, but always ready to take your fare or punch your ticket. Bill Loeey, feutle, easy, modest as a maiden, ut, withal, one of ths best railroad men and most accommodating gen tlemen in the universe. Then there's Billie Fitzpatrick, gay, happy, jo vial Billie, who cannot be excelled in all the world for politeness, ef ficiency and attention to the wants and comforts of hie passengers. The latest joke on Billie is that "Ae boy" cried "All aboard l" when he was only twe hoars old. Lost, and least in body, but great as the greatestgin affability, efficiency and devotion to autv, comes our hand some, dark-eyed friend, Bob. Diggs. A ride on bis train is always sure to prove both safe and pleasant. Bob's handsome face has made onite an impression on ayoung lady friend of ours, who says be is "just the sweet est and prettist little man she ever saw." Mc&nane, .uawKins, JLiosey, Fitzpatrick, Diggs a quintette of conductors that we challenge tbe world to beat. Crystal Springs Mirror. The Troy (N.Y.) Whig, a Repub lican organ, avers that" Gen. Grant owes more to Mr. wasbbnrne, Minister to France, than to any other man, and bis obligation is next due to Senator Morton. But ambition blinds every man's eyes to his duty to others. So long as Grant looked to a third term he regarded every other aspirant as a rival. His withdrawal would nar row the contest to two Ml. 3 Richmond Whig, a Dem organ, has this piece of The ocratio advice to its brethren: " If the Democrats are wise they will let the currency alone until they are masters of the situation ana can absolutely control it. Make green backs receivable lor an dues, ir possible, and convertible into bonds; let the banks alone, and when they get possession of tho Government they may be able to act with wisdom and effect." Years ago Reverdy Johnson lost the sight of one of his eyes while training Edward Stanly to fight Henry A. Wise, after a row about racing. S'anley was practicing for the duel when his bullet, striking a tree, glanced back and logeed in hit instructor's eye. The "meeting" was, thereupon, prevented, and nothing but Johnson's iron frame saved bit life. 1 I IMS 8 OT1 ffl till continue to pay the inst fU PrtefffWIifii fU Jl m. m And sell Merchandie at the very I5o fall to see them when you eoine to Canton. 7 :er the largest lot of AVERY, PEARL RIVER, WATER VALLEY Ever brought to Camion, at REDUCE PMICES Call and inspect tlelr Complete &tock of Groceries. j J yhtL O SOUTH IDS ' S J3 & &l2. ftaple i fwe Iry- look, Sf SlfflES ffll nn ji ad fiD on mmimm mm mil 11 1 ULJLJULJUUVUU U UUJI Our stock has been carefully laid in, and buying, as we do, for cash, we are enabled to sell at very short profits for cash. We cannot anil will not be undersold. S. WEIL & CO i