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SATURDAY. MARCH 30, 1875.
TI2 KITS ELL.
The Washington Republican thus
urged tin mmi of themmous
force bill, the day m which It vm
voted on by the bouse.
The dmm- of the bill It re
quired topreejtrve to the Republi
tu tJ the electoral to tea of the
Bootbera States. Remember that
if the Demornte etrrr ell the
Houthern State, aa they will If the
White Leaf usurpation In tome
of them is not seroreeard. It will
redaireeoly fifty Democratic elec
toral otea from the Northern
BteC elect a Demoeratto Preti
dent, , Va la a liberal estimate."
Here. ;e each. aadMr la
a paces la bseb eoaaeed la the
careens we suppose; we bare of
ex kaovcat "the electoral
vow of thaXMth, waa the trac
"perwlstona la de bin ;n bat aa for
each aa the varioe
acta, ami eaostita-
rmai amewtaaaata, each phrases
a ka-klax outrage. Justice and
pfoteetloa to the down trodden Me
tro, aa Imperilled anion, ow., bare
bar aabetitated ; bat the above ap
peal waa addnmed at a time, when
aa noastnss woo Id be of a rail.
Tbia farce bill gate to the Pres.-
deat power at bia option, to eus-
pead the writ ef babaaa corpus;
which the oooaUtutloa saye aball
ever ba done save when, la eases
of rebellion or luvasiou, the peblie
easVty requires it; and ret weaee
the BepttbUcaa Conxreaaosee en
deavoring to aabrert tbia founda
Honor homaa Ubertjr "to tare their
party won defeat."
la a ringing editorial on this as
piring (equity of Butler la ni, au ra-
dleal a paper aa Barpera Weekly
How the country would her.
nag twenty years ago If the aatl
elevery oppotltloa to Uie Fiwitiva
Have BUI bad been mads construc
tive Invasion or rebellion, aa Doug-
, laa taught tomako H, and a tlave-
drirlng Democratic Congress bad
authorised the suspension of the
This wanton trifling with the vi-
tal aeeurlty of liberty waa urged aa
necessary to tare the Republican
partr. But we had theua-ht the
Republican party waa worthy of
eaiveuon becauae It waa the party
of liberty. The only way In which
party can ahow that worth la by
a - r
cwensning the Inalltutiona which
We hare received from the Au
dltor'a office, a pamphlet copy of
ma Act to abate all taxes on delta
iuent and forfeited landa, prior to
January 1st, 1874, etc.; this Act
materially modifies and amend
the exlttlng revenue lawl, in the
manner or settlements and account
of tax-collectors, of land talea de.
The amendments especially apply
to the levee counties; In future the
fiscal yearof tbe.Levee Boarda and
State, end on the of December;
Mtajl . -1- A... .11 J-ll . (
m n ivr mi uviinqucnt unus
will be at one time by the aame
person ; the tax-collector ; who will
convey nil land at tales, to the
State; from which one source, re
demptions will be made.
The Act to lonf, quite compre
hensive, and rather crude In some
sections ; there Is one omission, to
which we direct attention ; and that
ia It ml Is to abolish the&eent Levee
Commissioner! except looonaume
a salary, It will taka a magnifying
giaa to detect hit utility now.
However tba bill la n good one ;
and will go far towards checking
""I " ruimma practices, in
The.exeoutlveseaslonof the Sen
ate baa been devoted almost exclu
sively to rinohbaok't ease; to the
apparent aurprlte and Indignation
of the Memphis Appeal and the
VIoktburg Herald solely, Senator
Alcorn aupported thit worthy't
claim to the position of U. S. Sena
tor ; ma weaaneea or bis argument
at reported by the preasdlepatchee,
ougnt to reconcile even theaerja
pern to his action ; as 8snator Ed-
munda aummed up his argument,
it admitted that Pinch's claim
retted on the mot of his being a ne
gro, of being a representative ol a
race, which It was policy to concili
ate. The case hat been deferred
' till December.
.mw tow, March ia.-The
Louisiana Committee terminated
luprooaodlogatoay. The claims
or eighteen or nineteen contestants
have been pasted upon, and the
award of arbitration it to be sent
. on to the Governor at Mew Orleans
to-night. Subsequent action on it
will be aa Is deemed expedient bv
the Governor and House of Repre
sentatives. WAtHisoTOK, March !5.-8onie
two thousand persons, mostly col
orofl, mi-ch to the White House
with bas of music, to complain
to the President that the money
given By Congrma went to con
tractora, whlls tfcey at nothina.
Tba President doCned to receive
them: There la mach Indignation
Last year's corn product was
t:i,C2,Ca bushels, valued at 66
. eexta rr bushel, the poorest yield
;'. a' w.ncktjrlct for screu yenf .
Wiat aa Ictor uw af LDuil
from Um KoMitlM iomrmml.
Qn the arriral of the Furbish
Company in Erantrillc, a Jouraai
reporter wa apprlacd of the fact
that a leading comedian, Harry
Hawk, bad witnessed the aasi
aation of Presideet Lincoln, la
185, aad waa la fact the only per
former upon the atage at the time
of the oceorreuee. A note of tbia
appeared ia Satarday's JoaraaL
and but evening oar reporter wait
ed apoa Mr. Hawk, at St. George
Hotel, aad waa girea hi very in
teresting history aad bia coaoee
tion with the tragedy. If r. Hawk,
who beeidee beiag a gifted actor
aad artUt, ia a moat affable aad
pleaaaat torial geatlcmaa, it aboat
thirty-tw year old, I of theatri
cal "stock,' aad begaabl profce-
aioa aa call-boy at McYicksr's Chi-
eago theater, when tfteen year
old. For tome time before the
celebrated Waahlagton engage-
meat, be bad been supporting the
lamented Laara Kecaa ia Oar
American Cootie," aad was In the
east on tba night of the nataaalaa
tioa. Tba deed waa done daring
tba perforrjaaca'of the tecoad
teem) of tba third art, when Mr.
Hawk, at "Asa Treuchard,', waa
toliloqultiug. Tba soliloquy waa
rather leaghty, and the back stage
door waa pea, letting ia a draft
of air. Te escape this, the balance
of the company, not havirg M bas
ilic," took refuge la the greea
room. The stage was therefore
empty, tare of the preseace of Mr.
Hawk. He heard the pistol-shot,
aad In an luttaut after the atsaatia
sprang from the box, his spur eat
chlag In the tag decoration, aad
ha stumbled aad fell on the stage
within a few feet of Mr. Hawk.
At he arose, he flourished his kuife
and uttered the memorable words,
"Sic semper tyrannisl" aad star
ted in the direction of Mr. Hawk,
who, taken in tuch anisic, aud
bearing the murmur of horror,
started back ia affright, and retir
ed from the scene, Booth following
him and turning off to the stage
door, whence he disappeared. The
whole dreadful movement occupi
ed but a few seconds. Mr. Hawk
had supported Booth iuHoetoa,
and knew him well, and rceognia.
ed him at he arose from his fall.
The scene made a deep and lasting
Impression upou Mr. Hawk's mind
and, he believe, has had an iuflu
enco upon his whole life.
Tho Yicksburg Herald is horrl-
fled at Alcorn's pasitlou oa the
"lMnchbark" question. Don't
the editor of the Herald know full
well that Alcorn it emphatically a
"piiiclibark " statesman, and that
there is not a splinter of genuine
metal iu him? In endorsing the
Louisiana fraud, ho Is eiulcnvoring
to capture the negro vote when he
shall again present hit claim for
a (eat iu tho United Stare Senate.
"Anytlilug to beat Ames," who,
ono-idescd at ho la, is a better
man than himself, is Alcorn' only
aspiration, aud to do this ho will
go as deep iu political dirt as he
can. As Governor lie was he was
a blunder, and as Senator ho sees
nothing execut as it mar affect his
political prospects. But ho it to
notoriously " pUyei Wt" that he
might bo permitted to sputter out
the balance of hit term without
comment or criticism.
An A3,to reduce the tax of one
cent a pound on cotton and teu
vents au acre on land In the Levee
District composed of the counties
. of Bolivar, Washington and Is
saquena. Section 1. Be It enacted by the
legislature or the state of Mlaala-
stppl, That the tax on cotton of one
cent per pound, aud the tax on
ana oi ten cents tier acre, authori.
ted by the act of the Legtalature
of the State of Mississippi entitled
An Act to Incorporate the Board
oi ivee commissioners rar Boli
m a . . "
var, Washington arid Iseaauena
counties, and for other nurnoses.
approved November 87. 1806. and
ooutlnued by an act approved
April 4, 187i, eutitled an act to
amend an act entitled an act to In
corporate the Board or Levee Com
missioners for Bolivar, Washing
ton ami TaaaniiaiiK uu nilu mA
for other purposes, approved No-
vcuiuvr mi, j boo, oe and me same
are hereby reduced as follows, via :
The tax of one cent ner round on
cotton to one half ol one cent per
vuuuu, ana uie tax oi len cenu an
acre on land to II ve cents an sore.
Section 2. Be It further enacted,
That all acts and narta of nnta in
conflict with thit act be and the
aame arc hereby repealed, and title
act iaae errttci ana no in inmn imm
ana after the first day of August,
Approved February 25, U75.
admission is doubtful. Pinchbeck
himself sayt that it depends upon
Andy Johnson and Alcorn. It
will require nine Republican votes
Joined to the entire Democratic
vole, to defeat Pinchback. Andv
Johnson is reported as saying that
mere is a government iu Louisi
ana, Piuchback was clcclcd.-Ex-
Well, if Teunoisec hat accom-
pushed no moro than to tend
Senator to Washington to. figure
in the same category a Alcorn,
sue nas cause to hide horditnin
. . v ,
it Is said that W. Jerusalem
Smith of Meninliis. Tennessee, la
(he only member of that numerous
Ismlly who is not afraid to part
ni nnino in uiC middle.
ITS CnCl IS) 1X1TII3.
The prospects of aa ercrfow
are erowiag more thrcateaing ev
ery day, botwitbstsad.ag the fact
that the swell here Is gradaally
checking- ap. lptoMadayagkt
the total rise at St. Loaia aaa Mi
ni feet, bat It baa beca going p
qaite rapidly star the. The
Ohio ia risiag fast at Pitubasg,
Clarlaaatl aad Louisville, aad tae
Cumberland, already very brgh,
ia risiag at the rat-of one foot per
boar. Teaaesseo ami Aiiaasas,
aad man; of tba smaller streams,
are also reported risiag. Vkks-
barg Herald, lfch. :
Monday 'a St. Lcala Timet says :
"The R. A. Babbage was sank
Sat anlay aight above Cairo. She
was aboat two years old, aad was
one of tba best tow-boats of her
dimensions oa the river. Several
lives were lost bat their names
have not been ascrrtaiaed. At
tba time of sinkijag she was oa ber
way up the river, and Bear Liber
SL Louis, March 17.-TVs W. J.
Lewis? from Vicktbnrg hither,
bunted. Two Uvea lost, and three
Tba Memphis Avalanche of the
16th says : M Anxiety it occasioned
by the heavy rains of night before
but, the warm weather la the up
per country, and tba coatiaaed
swell of the river here, which it
already full to overflowing. Since
tba first of the month the water
at this poiaC has risen nearly 24
feet, aad He level ia withia font
feet of extreme high water mark.
The river at St Louisi rising
fast, aud another rise it coming
down from Pittsburg and the up
per Ohio. The people of the val
leys have causa to feel solicitous,
and it it time for them to prepare
lor the expected flood, the dura
lioa or which It ia to be hoped will
be brief. Tba planters caa ttand
it much better now thaa later in
the teaton. Last year It was near
the first of June beore the flood
subsided so as to permit the plant
ing of tba crops."
From the foregoing extracts, it
will be teen that the river It likely
to be a thing of chief tntereat to
ut toon ; but If the Arkaasas and
the White will just be moderate
until the northern rivers pour out
their floods, we are likely to sur
vive the impeudiiig danger.
Last year at thit time we bad
hero about Ave feet more water
than now ; tho flood came out of
the Arkansas early In March, 1874,
and on the 15th the break occurred
at Lake Bolivar. Ou the 21st of
March, 1674, wa recorded that
there bad been twenty contoeutive
days, except one, of rain. But for
these conttuuout and excessive
rains, our levees would have In sll
likolihood escaped without a-eak
This year wc have had exoLJou
ally little rain.
All thebreaks of last year have
been fully repeirfS, aud nil .work
lot toontract Inn teaton Is Inieh
cd, except the Utopia work,Vhlch
I uckr completion.
The regular Vicktburgand Dun
cantby packet B. H. Hurt, which
left Vleksburg at one o'clock In the
afternoon, Friday, Wat reported
tunk Friday nlsht thirty miles
above there rt the foot of Island
No. 102. Th jaue waa running
against driftwood. Hardy Hett-
dren, the clerk, jumped overboard
and was drowned. Ten or fifteen
negro passengers are supposed to
be lost. The cargo will probably
be a total lost.
CUtje ti Treanry Eesartaeat.
The change foreshadowed Iu tho
office of the Sixth Auditor of the
Treasury was made. Sheats. cx
member of Cougreei from Alaba
ma, was nominated for that post
tion, and Martiu, present Incumb
cut, transferred to tho postmaster-
ship at Montgomery, Alabama.
Sheats has had a remarkable ra
roer. Ho it a native Alabatntau,
and waa a member of tho Seces
sion Convention of 'that State.
St refused to sign the ordinance
secession, and for that act was
condemned to death as a traitor to
the Confederacy. Hit sentence
was modified to imprisonment.
aud he was imprisoned with Union
prisoner at Salisbury aud Audcr-
sonvillo during tho entire war
His Imprisonment for his Union
sentiments made him a cripple for
life. Cincinnati Commercial.
Wo would rather infer that hit
ImpriRonment for "Union sent I
mcntt " madeSheatt au officehold
er for life. There ia something
about this " remarkablo career,"
which leads ut totuppote that the
mantle of Autnlat it likely to bo
shifted from Alabama's Congress
man Hayt to her ox-Congressman
Oeueral Wade Hampton was
a passenger oa the down trip of
the Capital City, a few days since
on hit way to hit place on Lake
Washington. Thit it the first
time the General hatvliitcd the
Bottomt for several yoart, and we
suppose the bear aud deer will
now suffer. Ho left word at the
wharf-boat for Goneral Ferguton
to bringdown all the bear dogs
no could gather up.
District-Attorney Luke Len hat
I ScatnSm of I accis Matier .
imb is Wihh
F-dttes Appeal: Will you please
call the attcatiou of the poblic
and the medical prefcMloa to the
fact that a sat a riled syran of
brown tagsr will aeatralite vsc
iae matter aad totally destroy its
recently U vacciaatiag the first
dir isioa of oar city, for the health
eAc, I found that oa drachm of
syrap of brown sagar, added to
six patverised scabs, produced aa
active effervescence eufiacient te
break the four drachm vial con
taining iU The midat waa com
pletely at at rallied and rendered
totally Ibcrt-divested of ail its
virile power. At a topical aati
slptic in fsrnarnlar aanoyance,
tho weU-tNewo domestic remedy
of soap aad sagar baa long main
tained a favorable renown. Bat
as a Beatraliriag agent of the vi
rile property of vaccine, I have no
recollection of a note of itt power
In that direction. Believing that
ita repeated topical application
may be attended with equal value
ia variola, varioloid, and kindred
disrates, I am Induced to act forth
thit, my experience, for the 1
ft of all who may have aa oppor
tualty to teat itt value in those
On the first of this month
used thit remedy on a child,
eight months old, Uving near my
oflkc, who bad a very severe case
of varicella (pronounced by many
variola). I directed the mother of
the child to apply the syrup soft
cieatly to cover each poetnle oa
the head, trunk and limbs, and re
peat tho operation three or four
timet, until they were well cover
ed. Though the child was very
fretful and feverish, I found the
application caused quietude, and
in fifteen minutes the child was en
joying a refreshing sleep. In the
language of the mother: 44 It wor
ked a miracle on my child, who
awoke in three hoars, feeling at
well aa ever" I found the child
cheerful next day on my visit, all
the postules iu their varied stages
were shrunk, and all further de
struction of tlssuea tuspended;
the angry pustule and the inflamed
base present the day before had
disappeared; the child waa well
aud sprightly. Some few pustules
appeared through the day aud
were cut short by a renewed ap
at t .a
pucauou oi me remedy, it os
curred to me that a temi-tatura.
ted bath of thit kind, at a tempe
rature of oue hundred decree.
would bo valuable aa aa ablution,
la thit diteate, worthy of conside
ration ; also, this solutiou as adit.
lufectant used In pest-houses.
Tiiomab U. Clark. .
Ba! fir BmkcT,
WHAT BOWRM WOULD SAY.
From HmTXcw Tor. Graphic.
Tit writer had au Interview
with a ton of Mr. Henry C. Bowcn
thit morning, nnd atked him, if
hit father was called ou at a wit
ness, Which side ho would hurt
the most. Mr. Bowcn replied:
" Well, he would hurt both side ;
but he would hurt Mr. Beechcr
"If your father Mionld testify.
would ho affirm; Mr. Beceher't
(Hesitatingly.) " That I cannot
say. Indeed, I don't want to sty
"Would Mr. Bowcn affirm Mr.
Beecher't innocence V .
(Emphatically.) " Mott certain
"Does not your father himself
wish to define hit position?"
" Certainly he does, aud hit tout
want him to testify. But how can
he do to if neither tide wantt him ?
There would be a fine rattling of
dry bonet if he wat called on the
Soon after the card of Mr. Bow.
en, which appeared in our third
edition, was received, at there de
scribed, another of Mr. Bowen's
sont wat met, whoipoke freoly In
regard to hit faiher'e attitude to
wards the principals in the scan
"My father," laid he, "wat al
ways willing to tell what he knew
of the difficulties between Beecher
and Tilton, but he it a man of too
much experience in the affaire of
the world, and ia betide too old a
uewspaper man to make damatory
statement concerning individual
without the sanction of the law as
provided iu the courts. He it nor
fectly willing to go Into court to
tettify, and hat alwaya been to,
but the experience of Mr. Moulton
would be tufficient, If there were
no other example, to deter a wite
man from coming forward In tuch
catet voluntarily. Only the acer
blty of the attacks mode upon him
by General Traccy hot now iudu.
cod him to publish anything touoh
ing hit relations to Mr. Beechcr
and Tilton. He it now perfectly
willing to tettify in the matter."
Mr. Bowen added tlgnificantly,
"his tcttlmony would be very
damaging to both parties?
Tho City of Holona, on her
down trip Wednesday, pnt off fif
teen hundred packages at our
wharf-boat. The immenso patro
nage derived from thit place by
the Anchor line, thonld Induce the
company to build a fine boat and
mil it the " City of Greenville,"
A cHie-lcgjed anldior walked up
the Bowery yesterday was accosted
ty a clothing merchant with the
usual "Sell yoa eomeUngsfculayT"
Eater! ng the store the veteran waa
Invited to inspect th larre atock,
but having- looked through the ar
ray of coats and vesta, and trouaera,
he turned to gu, saying that he new
nothing there that would suit bins.
"VeU. vat you vanta?"
i want a pals of one-legged pan-
Vas dat all? Yacob, bring me
oue of lem one-legged gray pants
on dot pile In de corner."
In a few mlnuteo Jacob reiurnea
and reported that tho last pair had
Meanwhile the partner at the
next door, who had been listening
through the thin partition, bad
mapped ouft a plan of campaign
agalnat the one-legged cripple.
"Yohn," he whispered loan atten
dant, 'Vat use osT de leg of one
dem gray paaU. Send him up
By the time this bad been done
the soldier bad hobbled out of the
rat a tore only te be lajveteted into
the teeond. Again be went through
the iatpecUpa, of edda and ewde,
and again demaaded onedegged
trouaera, hinting that he didn't be
lieve the trader hawthorn,
11 Sot haf one-legged panta ! Fod
der Mosea, vat you takes me for?
Yohn. bring me one of dem one
legged gray panta In dot pile in de
back of dash tore."
The newly-altered trousers were
produced, and the waggish soldier
gave himself np as lost. Butaahe
spread them before him be became
conscious, aa did the dealer, bf
'Main Gotti Fadder Abraham!
John! haf ruin me! You haf cut
off da wrong leg!"
Tbia waa probably the tint dee
Icr who waa recently called upon
by a young man for a coat. A lit
wat made In dua time, and then
came the haggling about the price.
First, twenty dollara waa Axed,
then the clothier abated dollar af
ter dollar, fighting his way Inch by
inch, until at leugth he had offer
ed the garment for eight dollara.
"Do you think I'm made of mo
ney ?'.' aaked the young man Indig
nantly aa he turned to depart.
"Say I you aome pack ! I sell you
dot coat of It cost me a kg. Vol
you gif for him, my now ?"
"I'll give you two dollars !"
"Two dollara I Yy, de buttona ia
more wort as dat! Sphttt de du
rance make It twenty shillings!"
"No, I'll give you two dollara."
"Veil, take him. Itwatapooty
coat. You glf me two and a quar
Producing the two dollars, the
young man moved away with bis
purchase; but aa he reached the
dunr he heard the dealer exclaim
with uplifted hands :
"Gott help me! I only "make
one dollar on dot coat !"
Another of the Chatham street
dealers had what he called army
brogant and cavalry boots. An
ex-aoldier purchased a pair of the
latter one rainy day, but returned
to the store within a fewaraiii'
utea, complaining that the soles
were of pasteboard and had alroady
soaked to a pulp."
"Vot you vat done mit dem
boot ?" atked the dealer.
"Why, I walked two or three
"Valk I You valk In dem boots
Vy, dem waa gavalry boots !"
On last Sunday night we expe
rienced a severe itorm of wiud,
th under, rain, and tome hail. Wa
have heard of no damage except
upon the " Mound" place of Cap
tain Hunt, where tcveial cabins
were uuroofed, a negro child kill
ed, and several negroes injured.
By our exchanges we see this.
storm extended uorth as far at
Memphis, and wat much more ae
vere in the northeistern portion
of Mississippi than here. Tho
towu of Rienxi, ou the Mobile and
Ohio railroad, was almost entirely
destroyed, aud many lives lost
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI,
Washington County. j
Notici to Ta-TtjKt.
IN pursuance of Instructions con
tained in Section 6, of an Act to
abate taxes accrued on delinquent
and forfeited lands pi lor to January
1, 1874, Notice It hereby given, to all
former owners, ageuta, attorneye,
or representatives of aaid linda',
that by and under said Act,
All Taasa, Rtota. Catr,ahl,
prior to January 1st, 1874, are aba
ted and remitted ; and any of you
u7 by paying the taxes jm said
Won ni rincAt t?a iav4,
entirely release It from any and all
claim held thereto by the State,
School, County, or Levee Boarda,
on account of the taxes of yeara
prior to 1874.
Avail may be had of this privi
lege until April 1st, 1875, without
the payment of costs or damages ;
after whloh date 0 per cent, dam
ages will be added on all cases of
redemptions; and all landt then
remaining delinquent will be ad
vertised for sale; sale to oome off
on THE 2ND MONDAY OF MAY
1875. . '
BT TF. OF MISSISSIPPI,
Bolivar Ccunty. I
K:tis ti Ttx-Pyert .
t. minus nee of Instructions con
tained in Section , of an Act to
abate taxes accrued on delinquent
and forfeited landa prior to JantK
ary 1, 1814, Notice to hereby given,
ta tl timer owners, agents, attor-
MBrtatniatrvea of aaid
landa, that by and under mid Act,
ALL TAXES, STATE. COUNTY,
SCHOOL, AND LtVEE,
prior to January 1st, 1874, are abe
tl nnd remitted; nnd any of you
nay by paying the taxetontaid
FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 1874,
entirely release it from any and aU
elalm held thereto by the State,
School, County, or La vm Boards,
on account of the taxes yean
Avail may be bad or tnia privi
. . a .
lege until April 1st, 1875, without
the payment of eoste or damages;
alter which date t per eent dam
ages wiU ba added la all cam of
redemptions; and all landa then
remaining detinqeeat will be ad
vertised for tale; aale toeomeoir
on THE 2ND MONDAY OP MAY
M. B. SULLIVAN,
STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, I
Kstisi tj Tu PtYtn.
In purtuanca of Inst met ions eon
teiued ia Section I, of an Act to
abate taxes accrued on delinquent
aud forfeited tends prior to January
1. 1874, Notice la hereby given, to all
former owners, agents, attoraers,
or representatives or saiu tanaa,
that by and nnder mid Act,
ALL TAXES, 8TATE, COUNTY,
SCHOOL, AND LEVEBv
prior to January 1st, 1874, are aba'
ted and remitted; nd any of you
may by paying the tears on said
FOR THE FISCAL Y&AR 1874.
entirely release it from any and all
claim held thereto by the State,
School, County, or Levee Boards,
on account of the taxes of years
prior to 1874.
Avail may be had of tbia privl
lege uutll April 1st, 18, without
the payment of coata or damages
after which date 8 oar cent, dam-
sir a wilt be added In all rases of
redemptions; and all lands then
remaining delinquent will be ad
vertlaed for tale ; sals to eme off
ou THE 2ND MONDAY OF MAY
H. P. SCOTT.
cheap c:::3fm CASH
NOTICE-A II who have month
ly credit extended take nttoe:
That no new charges will be made
uiilcsa the hut montb't account are
flSTlntendlng to resume ny for
mer business at Louisville, t have
this dny sold to L. D.McMeekln
my stock of merchandise who will
continue a general Dry Goods and
urocery business m mis city.
THO. B OVERTON.
Greenville, March 8, 1875.1 mchlS
3Apnreelatlni the natronase
once extended to me, In resuming
outinees again, l respecuuiiy solic
it a continuance of the same. My
object ia to replenish my atook with
Spring and Bummer Gooda and
from henceforth keen all that will
be requlalte to the eeliemctton of
tne general mopping public es
pecially to the Ladies is my Invita
tion given to call aud examine my
i-ue notice will be giveuofthe
opening of my Spring stock.
L D. licMEEKIN.
Stolen or ttrayed on Sunday
night the 7th inttant, a large
about? yeora old, from the premt
ict of the undersigned Iu Bolivar
The above stated reward will
be paid for the return of aaid ani
mal to my place.
. c. J.H.8INGFR.
March 18, 1876-4t
6TATK or Mississirrt,
lanqasaa Coaatr. (
Chancery Court, to May term, 1870
T Benjamin Butler 1
No. 104 va I
I. Jane Butler. j
T appearing to the Court that
the defendant In mid ault hat
"fl d.u.,Jf ponaed to answer
the bill in aaid cause, and has mil
fd w We her antwer thereto, and
It further appearing from the aQ
davit of Benjamin Butler, filed in
aaid cause, that the mid defendant
has removed from and now net dm
out of thia State t Ik la tfcaa.
ordered that the mid bin hiutt.
bearing on the facta therein on the
nrai uayo ine next term of tbia
Court, on the 4th Monday after the
ITU M'JHDAY OF APRIL,
1875, and that a oncy of thia order
oe puDiianea in u "Ureenvllle
Times," a public newspaper pub
lished In the town of Dnanvitia
for oue month before the time act
wr tne nearing or aaid cause.
Dated February M, 1875.
E. HILL, Chancellor
A true copy from the minutes.
... C.V. JEFFORDS, Clerk.
W. B. Farleh n.1 for cmp
March n, l75-aa
Chancery Court, to Blay term 1875.
Conatantiue Jacqnemlne and
Uuorge W. Pittman.
All person c, ana
Jamee P. Parker, et.al.
r' appearing by the atnaavu m eeact.t
T.M.MIIleroueoftheaolieitora rendered oa t
of the defendante, in aaid cause, veinber, lt r'
ring bf the affidavit of
mat vooeianuu -r wmr
of the defendante to the cross-bill I to public ocSu
. . . . - ... 1 1 I lis. . "
Bled in mm cam u uun-nwe.. Wr casa,
of tula State, and that bia poatoflee -.
i if Miriam after dill- I J
im wmw . i fm .
gent inquiry and search, cannot oe f
aaeertalned. It it leerefore order- Court Hoea si,
ed, that said Conatautine Jaoquem- In 'rJ hoaa , ,
too enter hla amtmrance. at the
t tarn of thia oourt to be held
on the 4th Monday after the 4U
MONDAY OF APRIL, 187a;
and plead, answer or demur, to the ,
mid eross-bill or thaaanio will be V '
taken tf eoofrasaUaalO Mm. it is ""J
further ordered, thata copy naraor, v-
be pebliahsd toi iw weaaa entaseo- -. a:
uti vely in ue uresnvuie i imos, ju ;
public newspaper, pnuwaa,nupiir j -
tithed at Greenville in the uqota oy virtue or r
Ing eouLtyef Waahington, ctung
tha dataswlant. aa afortaaid.
Urdered tblt ue sua any w
a. MUiit, VUaDceiwr.
A I ma enav from the minutes : -
C. o. Errutuss, uierx.
By M.R. (Smith. D.c.
T. U. Mitler.aol for defta.
Caa p.-...av.-T fil alld 8 of tL
W..US-I I Washlartan
RSH, OYSTERSa CRADS, ffbbS,u7i
A" - lfci.al,M7.
rti r-k A r-" 1 -
1..M ILPJ U;Ll -1 tSTfi, between f
And every delicacy of
AX hand at all timet. Gentt can
U be aecoatmodated with meals
st any price
Jvliob Mabtikc, Propr.
Ho Here Ilcscrscly,
CwThe undersigned baa leased nuar
the old ''ytrfCaLtr-j" Alp
for a termor years, and is now I "ntl
ready for the tranuctlon of bust
mch 1,70-aSl. ' -
l (- wsaravl nmai awvww
HAVING thhtddy told an In
terest In mv stock of uierch
audlse to Mr. J. C. Ghkkklky. we
will open In our new ttcre on Watlf
ington avenue umier me aivie ana
Arm name of C. W. LEWIS A CO.
where I shall be mott happy to see
all my frienda and customer.
naflMnanla' In iKa aI.I Mrm im
mice mors called ou to coma for-1 CZCZlSCZi EC!
warn aua mine at once.
U. W. LEWIS.
February lat, 1875.
. Swttee f Ctpartseni
T7R0M and after this date Mr.
A? W. A. Evkhmak bavins: be
come a full copartner In the firm of
ijKkobfiem) a I.O., tne nrm name
will hereafter be
J. I. IiRKQSrtKLIK
(uwiwaeid avo ii
' A aa'wauai a a
H As ATfoimslAt
March 0, 1875.
state or MiKSisftirrt, i . rhMM(M.
. Bolivar Coaaty . In Cll"Ber5
C. T. Christmas
No. 862 . vs.
' Unknown heirs of
Thomas II. Spencer, dee'd J
PURSUANT to a decree of the
A Chaucorr Court of Itnltvarl
county, Mississippi, rendered at I Organized 41 J
..iv nun, uisicui, IU I
the above styled tuit, the under- .Capital t-
-v.!, mm bvvii wuiuiiaaiuncr, I 8CL'
Hs.. 4V. kv j. .f iii . j ... i AuthnrUsJ AseatforViC
T""'' . .. ru' decl2,'74-nl0. I
vuvr mi mhu iii mo nigncas uiaaer
for cash, at the door of tho Court
House In the towu of Floreyville,
at public onlerv. between tlm
hours prescribed by law, thefol-
wing- oescrioea nnas, situated
In said Bolivar conntv and State
aforesaid, to witt Lot one (11 in
block three (3J In the town, of I
imiuibd, in aaia nouvar
.. . . Special Commissioner
warcti a, io7a-8l-4w
v riournoy Hunt, et. al
N Merrill! et. al.
."ue and in nurauanoe of
the fiual decree of tho f!han.
eery Court Of Waalilna-tOn mnntv rrantiul "a charter t?
Mutual Im kL. 77 . ' " . ... t
,vH aooTe aiviea canse i our most weaunv nu
on the 2nd day of February. A. D. I merchants, and tbect
1875, the undersigned appointed a have purchased no lr
said decree will on i. tho nu of New
natay. tat Cat lay sfEartk. 1271. buildinir to be orcctc".
at the fruutdoor of the ConrthMiu. on stories hiarh (180 L
of Waahlnaton muntv iiimu anrmountad bv a I
the hours prescribed by law, for I dome, and will cover I
cnrrin-a miss expoae for aala to I acres, it will be ec
the highest bidder for cash, the fbl- Iron. Brick aud Gl
lowlncdeacrlbed lands tn.wit M.nranf. Thit hot
That tract of land situated In the all for 20 each, are t
county of Waihina-ton. Rtata f Unt mnvtM t
IVZSFB'Ji " . lM. "" building, and for ft
uiui:.i i i - - i .."-. . -
' ,n"?? Jttwrad and 0rt have decided to t
forty acrealn section fourteen (14), drawlnst of tl50,t
P.I! SlM.TA" w m?nev elng St
wmt "half and TwesTSS? ViSk hali J'
and east half of northemtart.? loM bn he 1
of section nineteen (19), the Tnorth- QXOQ,Q
wcitauarser ov seetion twantw imv wva .n p'- -
ana tne nortneast onarter of aaa. wut '
. .-. . . 'ml m"ii i ur &a.uuif. or UU.VM
ihipteventeen (17), of range nine
LWM m ut of lection twelve
(18), Iota one m tWo , tbm ,8)
". Pt of lot four (4. In eeetlon
wrteen tmall of taction fifteen
(15), and lOSaoret in motion alxtmn
W), of towuthlp eighteen (18). of IV. VwVWS5S-.i
hundred and fortj-ne (2541) acres,
miviv ur int.
Aim at tha aama tlm a ..4 -J.,
thirty-eight (88) mules. fi.Xeen (18
tnarm and colts, twelve (12) p- ti
teen (101 out horam. a lot nf i
and sheep, seven rtautation wait-
oiis, one spring wagon,, a lot of
blacksmith aud carpenters' tools,
two pair of timber wheels, a lot of
familnx raiplementa spd a lot of
bousehuld and kltohnn fnrnlte.
-.'i. . W. FKKftCON,
re bm'75-ii!. Hpeclal Com'r.
:"o rjraTne swensynve ' :
8. It Duuugr1
aaa to the 1
3nV r k
BY virtue r
executed by I
on the 80th dry
1870, and wh'
la moomImI In t
and tot the tr
the Courthouse w i
ton ttoonjty expo:-
auction to the I
cash, the toltowL
of land to-wlt; ',
half of the asu.
weat quarter, of i
the uorth half at.
the southwest a
range alx west ; i
of the aouth hsl. ;
ao van teen, r
oontnlnlng iu the t
Title bellevea r
eouvey auoh titU r
me by aaid deed .
lN U t UVI I
Uteres Pal en T
Svtetal Attention C
June27 - meat o 1.
American Ufa l
First K!:rt I.
purpoie of raiilnr I
erection of a builul: '
of New York to be t
a permanent home,'
manufacturer can ci.
hit voodt. and every I
thow hit Invention; '
industry which will
benefit to the whole e
. For this purpose tin
oi inc oiaio oi
. .... V-m
. .,, nortueaai war .moUttt of tca who.
Theto Drawing t
ery thrh MOHTr
PottoC.ee Drawer r.
Remit by Draft
P. O. Money Order.