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r nn office RULES ff i Til SCBSCRIPTIOH TERMS. '' rr. In advanr... AY. JgJTH 20, ISEd. 3ENVILLE a m j I ME 8. II I- IS 1 i RMS. ITU EISTHICT j A-UT A1.EN 1A U, 1S.N). j VOL. 18. unity Kevins on tlie lt ; ) of March and October j 1 maV continue C judicial ' ounty Betrins on the 2ml jirih (Ui UuyJumUXtt.U'i d may continue 1 judicial unty Begin on the 3rd the ini Monday of March j October (Nov. 1st.) and j IS judicial days. nnty Begins on the Clh ! the 2nd Monday of March ind Oetolx-r (N'ov. Jnd), imie 12 judicial days. I county Begins on the Sth the 2nd Monday of March i October (Dec.Cth), and ijO judicial day, kmnty Begins en tlie i:tth 1 ihe 2nd Monday of March II October (January 10th, continue IS judicial day. fccERY COURT. JountY Hcglns on the 1st iiil and October, aud may Jiclnl day. f county Begins on the 2il brit and October, and may Idii'tal days. nnty Begin! ou the Ht e and December, and may Ui'iul days. utility Begins on the 3d W and November, and may jdlelal days. bounty Begins on the 1st y ami November, and may diicial duys. unty Begins on the ind jie and December, nnd may dieial days. " jeetlngs held hy iervlaors as follows : Itlen mduy of Jamuiry to elect loners. ' Annually' first kill, to receive Tax-t'ollec-it delinquent and Insolvent lay of August to receive and (Assessment Roll; 1st jton embcr to levy taxes ;:!d ieeember to pass upon, the irsor al and poll INt ; nnd on Ext sueecding each term o Itreiue Court j Supremo Court Coin lie 1st Mondays of April er. GREENVILLE. WASHINGTON COUNTY. MISS., SATURDAY, JUNE 26. 1880. COIiti NO. 49 t f the Nnrrme t'nnrt. impbell, , Chief Justice Clerk. er. Jton, H. tirrult Curl Hill, Jndge Kee, Clerk. )n, " Marshal Dint. Atty tgill ill .TiK'MiXOIl on tho ts iu May mid No vein- ll Court Mr Noiithem IIn. -t Of !fflSlMil, , Hill, " Jtfdgo Kec, Clerk. hi, Marshal Diat. Atty commence In Jackson Mondays of Juno nnd Ssrv tn( i.i.n. !' TUB ItoAHl) or l'l'RltVIUlll. let, Thos Worthington strict, Jno W Scott rict, (I'res.) N Goldstein strict, S It Kwaim iet, Jno T Casey ttorncy, J M Jayn'e IHK.IIS or LF.niot.ATl'IIB, p. JTAtterbnry, Peter Mitchell. in fuom 2!lrn nisiKicT. , O. Yerger. , She-rift ("Ron, Clmticevv Clerk Shall, Circuit Clerk Inlay, Comity Treasurer o Assessor School Siint jt 1 Coroner and Ranger JiiMlccs Court. O'Bnnnon, Court (lays, 3d Mondays of every Alexander, 2d and 41 li of every month. own OH Kit I.N. Jjor, J. Alexander. I'Ot'MlllMIs!!. fi'av Ed Konnedv mki .1 P llnrria ne UF Shirley Wm Yereer. 'Ti Jno TT Moore. Jstial, . w K Oihlnrt :i per visor, . twn C"nncil meets ou the 'ay of each month. IMiMippi Lerei Commiiiionari. Hieetincs Second Mnnilnva f January and July. C.HIlloF.11. Ms, Prcs't lent Bolivar Co I wiliams Wasltino-ton 't .. f. count v 'ath, Tsnnnnpiin pnniiir re Sharkey conuty rCUSOIl. . See. anil Tern a. fUey, Cotton Tax Collector rlinr. Chinf Ki.rii,epr ONER AND RANGER. "Vines au, estrays to be re-r,-.u not to Justices of the feb27-tf Veppermnn, iabe old Jeweler, Is now W to do all kinds of jfilock ail Jewelry Rcpiw, t his new location on f 5HINQTO!! AVERTJE, Jorthrra FariSr Isti rcrfciture. Senator George spoke on this measure ; and we herewith publish es.tracts of his speech which lias received liijjh and geueral com mendation. It U in his usual 6tron and turgid style : "These w ere the terms whrdi Mr. Thuriniiu proposed to make as au original condition to this new grant. They were abont to lose their rights. They were only witli iu a few days of the time when their rights would all be forfeited under the charter. Mr. Thurman had perceived, as the country had perceived, that this immense and profligrate grant needed in the in terest of the American people to bo recaptured if possible, and so ho proposed iu the auionduieiit which bas been read simply this : That these lauds should be sold only to actual set tiers, to the hardy pioneers who built up this coun try, at $1.25 au acre, and that they should bo sold iu 40 and SO and ICO acre tracts to suit the means of tho poor man who, driven by adverso fortune or possibly fol lowing his iuute enorgy, sought to better his condition jind that of his family on tho, frontier. 1I made a splendid speech in behalf of this proposition, and it got the poor aud pitiable number of 0 votes iu its favor. 4 It was voted down t aud ritht hero-1 will notice the fact that; there were two Senators from Mississippi on this floor at that time, one. of whom, though the large majority of his constituents did not own an acre of land, voted Hgnii8t the Thurmuu amendment, and the other one representing that class which owned land did not find it convenient to vote at all. So the company got all they wanted. Their very last demand that they had the audacity to make on the American Congress had been liberally and fully met. Then what happened f This was on May 31, 1870. Then on July I, 1870, just one day before tho for fcitnre of this land would have occurred by reason that they did not commence tho work, they did coinmenco and at tho same time they put a mortgage on this laud and this property for $30,000,000. Mr. Thuimnii, in the speech which he made in support of the amendment which I have hud read, predicted just exactly what did occur, that under the power to urn 1(0 this mortgage they would make default on it, tho properly of the company would bo said nnd liought by a ring. Lrt us seis whether his prediction was not verified. Xo work had been done np to that time except a little dig ging in tho frozen ground In Min nesota iu Febrnnry, 1870. They commenced a little work in July, 1870, and they made a mortgage, and here is tlie way they made tho work and complied with their con tract, complied with thoir promise, made iu the charter by accepting the charter, to tho American Con gress and to tti u American people. Having got, as my friend from Or egon suggests, tlie land grant from Taroma to Kahuna, they com menccd operations over there pretty soon, and tho first work was from Thompson, Minn., to Red river, 228 miles, by the 1st of October, 1872, and then from Far go to Bismarck, 198 miles, October 1, 1873. Dining this time they worked on the Oregon branch from Kaluma to Tcnino, and fin ished those G5 miles by July 15, 1873. Then the 40.1 miles from Tenino to Tacoma they finished by March 1, 1874. So altogether by tho 1st of March, 1874, C29.1 or in round numbers 630 miles, wero constructed. Then Uie certain dropped again. We seo nothing of the notion of this railroad.,company from its re port on March 1,1 874, for six years nnd fonr months, in which time 100 miles of rond were completed by the 1st of Jnly 1880, and 50 miles more by the 1st of Novem ber, 1880; but in the mean time, after the report made in March, 1S74, came that part of this grand drama of fraud and imposition up on tho American people which the Senator from Ohio, Mr. Thnrman, had predicted. I do not see iu the report of the Railroad Com missioner the exact date, but prior to April 10, 1875, the railroad com pany had made a default on the interest upon tho 4)30,000,000 of bonds, and ou that date proceed ings were commenced, as Mr. Thurman said they would be, to foreclose the mortgage, and they were hurried through with rail road speed. Commencing on the I6tu day of April, on tho 25th day of August or September I have forgotten which of the sameycar a lawsuit embracing this magnifi cent empire was carried through the courts to a tinnl determination, and not pn!y to that, but to final r execution. It was 6ix Ions years : seuts tnonev mtid into the eorno before they stuck a spade in the rate treasury. Is that right, I ask ground. They refused to" 6trike a the Senator from Texas Mr. spade in the ground uutil they had Coke! He uods assent. Stock got every privilege which they desired. When they went to work they worked slowly and dilatorily ; but when they came to that part of the performance which that old Roman, that old Democrat Thur man, had said would bo the end and consummation of this proceed ing, uo lightning flash ever trav eled with greater speed than they did. Uuder the swoop of the at torneys and agents of this railroad company these proceedings were hurried ; and so in August or Sep tember of the same year I have furgotteu which, and it is not ma terial the thiug had all been com pleted, the road sold and bought, and bonght by whom! Bopght as Senator Thnrman had said, by a ring of bondholders. This was iu September, 1875. Then came reorganization; and how did they reorganize? With only 530 miles of road completed, this is the way they reorganised : they reorganized by issuing to the bondholders the &i0,000,000-wbich had been spent on building these 530 miles of road iu preferred stock guaranteed to pay 8 per cent, interest aud $21,000,000 more of preferred stock $51,000,000. Theu what became of the balance t They could not give up this mag nificent empire, aud so they issued $49,000,000 of common stock to the old stockholders. My friend from Texas Mr. Coke a few days ago told us something of tlie watering of stock by the railroads of this country. I do not know whether he referred to this company or not, It he did not, when he had occasion agaiu to say as lie did theu iu eloquent and strong pointed language any thing about the watering of stock, he onj'.lit to talk about this. All other waterings of stock were mere little duws failing ou the morning grass to vivify and make it fresh ; but here, when tho stock holders had never paid a cent, as was charged by Mr. Thurman in his speech, and he challenged Sen ators on the other Bide to show that they ever paid a cent, they turned loose a Niagara of water Into the stock of this corporation $51,000,000 of preferred stock and $19,000,000 of common stock, $100,000,000 to represent 530 miles of completed road. Mr. President, that is not all. Here Is $100,000,000 to represent 530 miles of road, just $25,000,000 more than the Commissioner of Railroad estimates as tha cost of the whole 2,000 miles. Now let us see what clso they did. This $100,000,000 of stock preferred and common represent ed $188,098 a mile of railroad built. Tho line built was the easiest in the world. One Senator said they had nothing to do hut to stick spado in the ground and level it a little and put the cross ties on, and tho Commissioner of Railronds put tho cost at $28,000 a mile That left 1(50,000 of stock to each mile of the railroad for $28,000 a mile of actual expenditure. That was not all. They were entitled on the 530 miles to a land grant and nobody proposes to take it awav from them. That laud grant amonuted to 10,518,750 acres At $4 an acre aud they sold their lands at that, and those 530 utiles of road were in the best part of the country, as I nnderstand its value was $12,075,000, or at the rate of $73,000 a mile for n rond which ought not to have cost and did not cost over $28,000 a mile, A land grant worth over twice the cost of the road and $100,000,- 000 of stock is the proceeds of this first operation on the proper ty of tho American people ; nnd vet we nre told that we are bound in good faith or we nre bound by some sort of generosity on sub jects of this BOi t to waive the right of tho Amarican people in order that the men who captured 530 miles of tliis railroad and this enor mous sum mny capture still more, The company reported that it cost them $40,000 a mile to build the road. They charge $42,000 a mile in the report. I will show yon how they made up that charge. It np pears that in this $42,000 a mile was $1,108,278.52 or $1,900 a mile for surveys. That Is a good deal for surveys of 630 miles, and it would almost build the road. The equivalent was put at $2,434, 340, a pretty cxtousive equipmeut, indicating, if it was an honest and just amount, the doing of au im mense business on the 530 miles of railroad. Then there was $2, 728,346.25 which they expended for what they callod "auxiliary railroad and water lines," which they had uo right, so far as I can see, to expend. 1 understand that stock repre- represents money paid into the treasury ot the corporation. Then at tho end of 30 miles, with all these magnificent laud grants, they had $100,000,000 stock and according to the estimation of the Commissioner of Railroads ouly $75,000,000 was necessary to com plete the entire road for 2,000 miles. I think that even these poor men who happened to be so un fortunate as to get all these mag nificent grants from Congress ought to have been satisfied with the gains they had then made. But suppose we go on and give them all they ask, still let us see how they will come out. Their grant, as estimated by the Com missioner of Railroads, amounts to 42,000,000 acres of land, or 65,- C20 square mileB a littlo more than twice tho size of the State of Indiana, about as largo as the State of Indiana aud the State of Ohio combined. An empire the size of these two great States is the game for which the Northern Pacific Is playing now In tho Amer ican Congress and before the American people. The Railroad Commissioner es timates theso lands in 1831 as fol lows: They had sold, up to the 30th of June. 18S0, 2,000,000 acres of this laud for $9,000,000, about H au acre. Tho rest of this land, estimated at $2.50 per acre 'by the Railroad Commissioner, amounts to $99,750,000; total, $103,750,000; and then the watered stock of $100,000,000; when the whole cost of the road did not exceed $75,-000,000. Now, Mr. President, I want to put beforo the Seuato aud the country something about, the char acter of this railroad. Gentlemen tain about tts being built over mountains and through a vast desert plain, and all that sort of thing, aud tell us that the immense cost justifies tbeso enormous drafts. I will read from tho report of the Commissioner of the Goner al Laud Offloe In 18G9: "The Northern Pacific presents as one of Its Btrong claims to pub lie attention its comparatively low summit levels. It proposes to cross the Cuscudo Mountains in Washington Territory by tho Snoqtiuluiie Pass, 3,000 foot above sea level, and the highest range of tho Rocky Mountains by Cndotte'a Puns, whoso elevation of 0,107 feet may bo reduced to 5,337 feet by a tunnel 2 I 8 miles long, lllodgct's charts show that the respective points whore the Northern Pacific and tho Union Pacific pass the main range of tho Rocky Moun tains oro on nearly the same win tor isothermal parallel of 30 Fah reuhcit, witli about the same win ter temperature on tho adjacent plain and foot hills, nnd with a summit level at Cndotte's Pass" that is on the Northern Pacific "three thousand feet lower than that at Evans's Tass" which is on the Unlcn Pacific Railroad The Commissioner continues : "The Northern Pacific offers pretty safe guarantee against these formidable obstructions from snow which tho more southern route has already experienced. The Northern Pa rifle route claims to be the shortest and most central from the tributary waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans." Then speaking of the company he says : "The undeveloped resources of this company are attracting the attention of capitalists. Its lauded subsidy is double that of the Un ion Pacific rond. Comparatively a very small proportion of its line runs through an elevated region Governor Stevens was of the opinion that not more than one fifth of tho laud from Red River to Pugct's Sound is inarable" not fit for cultivation "and that this is largely made up of monn tains covered with valuable tim her." Says the Commissioner: "It evident that an immense agricul t oral area is here awaiting (level optnent. The great wheat-grow itig regions, on the left bank o the Upper Missouri, promise speedy settlement upon the open ing of an avenue lor the tranpor tation of their products to mark et." That is the kind of conutry four-fifths of it arable, a great wheat producing country. Of course now all this land is worth less! The Senator from Oregon Mr. Dolphj said the other day that the land on the Cascade branch was of no value to anybody but the railroad company. It seems that these lauds, belonging to tho American people, consecra ted and dedicated by tho fathers of our Republic for homes for the unsheltered families of this coun try, In the estimation of the Amor ican Congreas are to bo treated as of rio ! except to a railroad company- 0VCK THE ST1TE. Lieut. Uuek, we hear, will not remaiu in charge of the Military Department of the A. & M. Col lege this year. He has been re moved to other fields of duty. Lieut Davis, from Washington, takes his place here. He is a representative Virginia and a geu tlenian of refinement and culture. Iu the name of our citizens we ex teud him a cordial welcome. East Mississippi Times. We understand that the execu tion of Dick Hudson will be pri vate, only a few witnesses being admitted to the jail yard. Wo are glad to hear this as a public exe cution Could not have any but a bad effect. When several years ago the hanging of Tobe Bell, brought a larger crowd than any circus ever did to Yazoo City, his assertions ou the scaffold that ho was goingto glory and his evident pride in being tho central figure on such au importaut occasiou was not calculated to place murder u its true light, but instead ex tend to him some of the honor due a hero. Yazoo Herald. About noon today a dilllculty occurred between Mr. N. Stevens and Mr. Eugene Wi bb on Main street in which shots were ex changed. Mr. Wobl) was shot through the thigh and Mr. Stevens received a ball iu his tight shoul der. The shooting is said to be the outcome of a quarrel bctweeu Mr. Webb aud Mr. Stevens, Sr. Neither of the pat ties aro consid ered seiiously hurt. Mr. Webb was reported to be at his home at 1 p. m., doubtless in tho hands of a physician, and Mr. Stevens was under Dr. Ilniili iiNtein's euro at the hitter's ollico on Clay street. Eveuing Tost. We had tho pleasure of meeting Mr. S. L. Martin, assistant engl necr of tho Yazoo Mississinni Levee District, in town yesterday. rrom him wo learn that there were three breaks in tho levee, one at Austin, one at Carson's Landing and one at Harrisons Bayou, Theso breaks caused an overflow of 15,000 acros of land, the rest of the Delta, which was overflowed in 1882, being protect od by the levees. The water a Friars Point roso ono foot and eight inches higher thnu iu 1882 and three and oiic-hulf inches higher at Austin. All along the river front the experience of this season nnd tho great saving to tho Delta has inspired the greatest confidence in levees and it is gen orally believed thut horeafter our District may bo considered ubso lutcly secure. As soon as the bondd are floated, work will be commenced repairing the breaks and making the levees stronger and better than ever. The levecs have limdo the Delta tho best sec tion of the United States. Yazoo Herald. The town of New Albany, the county scat of Union county, is about to start on a boom. In the nenr future, it will be crossed by two railroads, one, the Gulf & Ship Island, reaching from the Ohio Valley to Ship Island, on our Gulf coast, the other from Kansas City to Birmingham. Two such trunk lines of railroad crossing un into rior town, opening up and devel oping tho country through which they pass, aro well calculated to boom a town. The Optic gives a favorable account of the surround ing coutity, its grasses, facilities for stock raising and its produc tious generally. The town is healthy, its merchants enterprising and everything calculated to help the boom. Tho editor of the Optic is already improving his paper, pre parntory to riding on tho waves of success. We wish our neighbor ing town the best kind of a boom Boonvllle Pleader. Mr. Bruce In the first place is not a citizen of this district, is not identified with its interests, and i by no means one of its reprcsen tativc men. Possibly ho would like to pocket the $5,000 a year pay of a congressman, but there are very many men of both parties, Brace's superiors iu every way, who would alfo accept tho olTice and its emoluments, und who live here and aro to the manor born. Again, Bruce wbb for a long time U. 8. Senator from this State, and we do not remember that that cir cumstance made the labor of the country a whit more happy or con tented or settled, or placed a single additional dime in the pock et of any given laboring man in this or any other District. Wo look npon it as idle to talk about Bruce or any other man's going to Congress having any such effect as that claimed for it by Mr. Turn bull. Whatever of disaffection or disinclination to remain in one place there may be on tho part of the colored people who constitute the labor of the country, it can and must be attributed to causes local Iu their character, and uot at all dependent upon the physical or political complesiou of their Con gressman. We will suggest to Mr.Turiibull that the laborer who works nil the year and finds himself without a lime at its em! is not very likely to be happy and contented, and is cry naturally iueliued to abandon the scene of his failure and to seek istnrcs new, uo matter who may go to Congress. Two years ago the Democratic party of this Dis- riet zealously supported Geu. Catchings for .Congress ho bus made a good record we do not be lieve a single negro iu the district ever left it because he was elected and we cauuot see why he should uot agaiu have tho party's sup port. If Mr. Turnbull wants to upport a Republican for Con gress, all right j but we (lemur to "labor" plea aud deny his premises and couclustuus. May ersville Spectator. We noto with pleasure that some of our large plauters are turning their attention in pnrt to tho prof its that are to be derived from tine stock raising. When the Kate Adams rounded to on her last Fri day's trip she put off for Mr. Chas. Scott, the uble lawyer of this place and the largest laud owner und cotton planter in the county, a small herd of beautiful Jersey cows ond calves. There wero nine head in nil and they were pretty ns a picture. Their fawn like ap pearance, their velvet HKc skin nnd their graceful movements at tracted our attention at a distance, and ou guziug into tlie'r large and expressive eyes we wero com- iletcly captivated. Theso beauti ful orbs with long silken like lush es "whose jetty fringe" shades tho soft, smooth cheeks bolow, cau only be cumpnred to tho bewitch ugeyc8 of a lovely woman, and after seeing this herd we no longer wonder at those who are violently affected with the Jersey fever. Verily the Jersey Lilly herself is uot more grucely or more benutl ful. These animals are of tho "creino de la creme" of Professor Mayes1 Oxford herd, including Iu their number his "Queen of DeSoto," a magnificent cow, that tested 14 pounds and 13 ounces of butter iu soven days with bet first calf on ordinary farm treatment. They witli others previously bought and owned by.Mr. Scott, will form tho nucleus of a herd which ho will establish at his homo plantation adjoining town, and we prophesy that before many years the "Robc dale Herd" will stand at tho head of tho list. Mr. N. B. Scott, who went to Oxford after the beauties, Informs ns that ho also brought over two equully fine ones for that progres sive and successful young planter, Mr. John M. Kirk. We heartily wish both gentlemen Biiccess with their flno pure bred cattle, and cannot but express pleasure at this or any other Intelligent effort towards diversifying tlie Industries of the country. Roscdalo Loader, Turnty-Iour Vws Aire. A Doctor's (oiifrsMcn. A young St. Louis doctor sm'd to a reporter. You frequently see funny expressions in print about doctors killing their patients, Well, the thing is often ttuo. I myself, nckuowlcdge to bavin killed two patients. I killed them outright, and make no bones of confessing tho fact. Ono man I killed by prescribing morphine at a time when his system was not strong enough to stand the dose He left an estate, and there was sonio excitement about dividing the estate. His wifo was charged with having poisoned him, and the remains were exhumed, and there was a great to-do about the mat ter, but I pulled through it all tii'ht. The other man wus suffer inz from a prolonged spree, and I gave him chloral, which killed him It was on out and out murder, but the Coroner held an inquest, an attributed his death to junjiims. Ihese two people 1 know I killed and, ns I am yet young, and there arc more active poisonous agents thnn those I have so far cxperi meiited with, I expect to kill more pcoplo before I die. A Gallant Policeman. Special to Timcs-Democrat. New York, June 15. Policeman Charles II. McKenzie, who was one of the Six Hundred at Bulak lava, and who bears a dozeu med als to show for that nmi other acts of bravery, was to-day put ou the retired list on his honors and $G50 a year pension. The Talladega Journal says that It was well that Beauregard and Early did not go to the Confeder rate ceremonies at Montgomery, as they "had disgraced their rec ord as soldiers by selling their names to the Louisiana lottery." That's right, pnrdj lilt 'eiiihardj w timl I M-tnlr ir.-, - - Clarkmlnle Banner. Itief! ill ... ADVERTISING RATES. IIHtrtii.n Kahu'Mcut'inrti( 'nfurl.ft-a m.tiw.. United States Meamer lrixiilg. ii alienor en ; Xatchez Democrat. As an interesting item of the his torj ot the long ago, we give below tho correspondence that took pla.-e on the occasion of tho occu pation of this city by the federal navy. It will bting sad but inte resting memories to those yet alive who were in Natchez when it sur rendered : rner Ironunla. 1 Natchez, Mis., I May 12, li. I Sir In advance of the squad ron now cotiiincr un the Misois- ppi river, I am directed by the ig ofilcer to demand the surren der of the city of Natchez to the uaval forces of the United States. The same terms will be accorded as were granted to New Orleans nd Baton Rouge. The rights and property of al peacable citizens ill be respected ; but all property n this city belongiug to the so- called Confederate States must be delivered up, and the Hag of the United States must soar uumolest- d and respected over your tuwu. ery respectfully, Your obedient servant, Jas. S. Palmer, Commander. Ills Honor the Mayor of Natchez. Mnvi.r'f (Mllre, 1 Natchez, Mies., May Ul. 1SUU. ( Sir Y'our communication of the 2th instant has been received by me and hud before the board of selectmen of this city, aud I am irected to returu the following reply Coming as a conquoror, you need not tho interposition of tho city uthorittes to possess this place, an unfortified city ; an entirely de fenceless people have un alterna tive but to yield to an irresistible force, or uselessly to Imperil inno cent blood. Formalities are absurd ii tho face of such reality. So far as the city authorities can prevent, there will be no opposition to your possession of the city 1 they can not, however, guarantee that your Bag shall wave unmolested in the sight of an excited people; but such authority ns they possess will be exercised for the prescr vatlou of good order m the oily. s to property belonging to the Confederate States, they are not aware of any such within the limits of the city. Very respectfully, Your obedient servant, Joun Hunter, Mayoi. James S. Palmer, Cotn'r U. S, Steamer Iroquois, at anchor off Natchez, Miss. PllOCtiAMATION The city being in the posscssiou of the forces of tho United States, it is earnestly requested that the citizens will preserve good order and commit tio acts that might provoke tho injury of a defenseless people, and it Is hereby enjoined upon them that they abstain from any such acts. tt..rA n ;i til paid for. '"rrowiui urnUheduo- Local. five linw or leM. , ,Tt, ( uto.ueni will ,,lr, giT, expik.if ,. re.-uon.ner,Ktbofilmefrpub!lrator of adiertiM.m.nt. Keirular ailvertuina:. one square.Jm S'.hms.JIi. lyeari.1). Larger advert isenients. ouarterlv. half- yearly, and Tearlr, Contracted for at Liberal Ratea. AWNOUHCrSOCAHDlDATES. For State and District Offices, J15 rorCountv OlficM ' For Beat Olliees. ". j Orders frmn t n.i..i ..... . bal or written, for Job work. sdvertUinRy or aubacriutlon, must be accompanied by the eauh. Accounts of rea-iiUr i-.,.t.i. mersdueand presented the 1st of each month. CIILKCU DIRECTORY. St. J.,.pa C.tkolU C.na I e in. itr.i ii, Hunt uD,i. ct-hi,i .i , njr C. BohiJri Puto? t, Jaaaa Eptwapal Cfemrek Rea-ular nmroliif wrilo. ,i ll m ,:,nina ST. T.'.'i M- ,m "' Coiumunio. Sri tua.l.T In ttu mo nib Wm. (no, Kit-lur. Knlilmth-M-liool l 3D a. ai Wm CiMtM, utftintvutviil. H.taodiTTCharek Vrt.it hlni at m. ml 7 p m. ntrf Son lv rm.vrr-iiiMlin' .rv Vli,-..l.y nlittil. Wia.Ujr.wHMil. :.. u ti. Ol.iMilM, raamr. W. K Trigg, ml. PrcakjUrlaa Cfcarck Prewhlng al II in. ami 7 1 m. rim ,uud:iY Communion l Hiimlay III rvlwuarv, May, Aa g'il anil Novrmlwr. rravr-mllug nrry WnliMMlajr night. 8 Ari-her I'a.lur. Simla . Imul al III, . an. Ilmwn up. Jawiak SyaanoKBO Rmr rrlilny rrrnlngn at 7W, ami SatantaT niomlngaal I014. J. liogm, Kabul, Baptist Church. Cnmr KavU awlPo)liir 8trla. Pmrhhii; v Similar al 11 a m. ainM SOn. m. l'rarrr Mrrilng Tiumlav, at 7:3i) m. lvn-li-rni Ul Ninoli.y iif ii'b nioiilh, at It nt. Th l.mil' Niiiprr, til Sumluy nr ni-h (Juurlrr, al It m 'Ilia L,..lli-t mn-llng, Tlmi.ilay, al m. nuii.iav "iniH-i , w .w a. 111 r. a. . king, 1'ualur. . rsart. r.i.tliliM. Li tot r. raacf PERCY, YERGER & PERCY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Greenville, ulsa. Joshua Nklnncr, ATTORNEY-AT-LA W, Greenville, Miss. 8. I uniil.fll. . Uuis. II. BUlllug, CAMPBELL & STARLING, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, GREENVILLE, MISS, Mallicw Arnold on Ibe liladslone mil "This time is a very serious cri sis iu English history," remarked Mr. Arnold. "What do I think will be tho ontcoma of the present struggle t I believe that if tho Chamberlain, the Hartlngton and the Goschon factions would unite ond produce a local government bill for Ireland which should be free from tho dangers and defects of the Gladstone bill, it would re ceive a warm support. Every body ought to have Home Rule, but the idea of au Irish Parliament as embodied in Mr. Gladstone measure, would bo an clement of great danger. It would be just like having a Southern Congress in tiiis country as well as th present one. It would always bo dangerous. Tho Irish, like the Southerners here, have a natural taste fur politics, and they would be anxious to make themselves conspicuous. In case there was Russiau or Austrian complication tho Irish Parliament would able to bo very disagreeable, Americans in Europe are all strongly against Gladstone 011 this question, but over here, strange to say, they are all hot for his bill." A Surplus of Coal. Pittsburg, Pa., June 15. The mines along the Mouongahela riv er are mostly shut down, and un less there should be a raise iu the river all will bo Idle by tho eud of the week. From 6,000,000 to 6,000,000 bushels of coal aro now ready to be sent out on the first water. Before natural gas was so generally used In the mills the de mand tor coal hero was sufficient to keep a number of works run ning. It was known among the river men as the "flatboat trade." This is almost a thing of the past now, and the boatmen who found employment for their boats have been forced into tho lower river trade, ahiiiriinsr coal tn (llm-iiitiHta- ' f t. ! (iis and other points. 11 I'amji H.-II, SiiiriaipniK'iit. iMioFioiorAr,, ftlnrvh t3-3m F. A. MONTGOMERY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Rohf.dale, Bolivar County, Miss, Dr. J . Li. Young ft- -, S-.i-V;.-,- . Tt-'TS DENTIST. (10 Tears Eosldoncs in Greenville.) All kinds of Dental work done, aud upon the most approved plan. (fcJTOIlU-e over Flnlay'a Drug Htore.fa Greenville, ills Dr. E. H. McNair, Ilotsident lentit. orrics ovir BANK OF NEGUS, IREYS CO Will visit (professionally) all parti of this and adjoining counties when my service nre needed. Calls to the country promptly attend ed to. - novas II. ICa .Johnson. Countj Surveyor and Civil Engineer, All orders for Land Surveys and Map promptly attended to. Olllce over IVetlierbee'a naw building on Walnut street. april to-tf G. McDuffie Hampton, SUSVEYCE AND CIVIL ENQINm UHKENVIIXK, MISS. All orders left at the office of Fergu son, Kliiluy & Co. will receive prompt attention. April 3 Delta Land Agency. URKKSVILI.F., MIHaiMlPPI, 1 will herenrier devote my entire at tention and labor to the purchane and locution of lands for those desiring to settle or Invest In the Yanoo-Dclta. t am fnmlllnr with the lands throughout this section of the .State and w ill an swer all correspondence, furnish any information, or make any examination and location of lands desired. Flanta tions also bought, sold and leased. O. M. 1IKLM, Real Estate Agent and Civil Engineer postal iMnr.rrio.ua, All postage, must be paid by stamp. Letters In the United States per half ounce, 2 cents. Drop letters, half ounce, 1 cent. Registered letters, 10 cents and proper postage. Pamphlets, newspapers, maga zines, books, posters, etc., each 4 ounce or fraction, 1 cent. Printed cards, blanks, seeds, merchandise, 1 cent per ounce. All matter not at letter rates must be pre-paid iu full, wrapped so that it can be examined without destroying the wrapper. Liquids, poison, explosives and other dangerous matter excluded. Unpaid letters are sent to the Dead Letter office. Letters patt paid forwarded, bal ance, collected of the receiver. Washington Hotel, YfcKstirnfi, mhh, Kefltted, it-fun!' :ed and rtformacf, is 1.1, u w l.i.kil a ,,nors.