;AY. JULY 3, 1SE0.
tHKS.iin listsict ;
OL'KT CALENDAR, 1-
uiinty Renins on t)ie Ht
day) of March and Otober
j may continue li judicial
lounty Beirins on the 2nd
farcb (stb. day) and October
nj may continue IS judicial
01. ::ty Bfjrins on the 3rd
r ti.-e 2nd Monday of March
1 October (Nov. let.) and
is judicial days,
county Begins on tlietith
r the 2nd Monday of March
and October (Xov. 22nd).
itinue 12 judicial days,
jn county Besfins on the Sth
t the 2nd Monday of Starch
d October (Dec.Btli), and
. 30 judicial days.
;,unty Begins on the l:'th
t the 2nd Monday of 'larch
id October (January 10th.
iv continue 1! judicial rtaya.
county Begins on the 1st
(iril and October, and may
in county Begint on the 2d
jiril and October, and may
mty Begins on the lit
ne and Pecember, and may
county Begins on the 3d
iy and November, and may
county Begins on the 1st
ay and November, and may
lounty Begins on the 2nd"
(me and December, and may
jiicettnga are held by the
jpervlsors as follows : Iiion
ionday of January to elect
)nisn!oners. Annually first
Sri-h, to receive Tiix-Collec-'tf
delinquent and insolvent
jduy of August to receive and
e Assessment Roll ; let uon
kl ember to levy tuxes ; 2d
pecember to pas upon the
personal and poll ll-t ; and on
next Kucceuing eiu-a iciui u
cnnrif villi:, ytasiiington county, miss., Saturday, july 2.
T!iE DELTA PRESS.
ALL EPIiE OUI ICS Ci.TCHDi'33.
j cJ a more enviable reputation for
! energy and faithful services to his
! constituents ; and certaiulyrfio niau
OVER THE STATE.
Iu the new mail arrangements
I Supremo Court Com-
ho 1st Mondays of Apiil
'of I lie Nnpreme t'nnrt.
,nipliell, Chief Justice
Kco, ' Clerk,
begin in Jackson on t!:o
tyg in May and Noveui-
Id Cmtrt fur Son I horn rl.
k-irt of Mlnllil.
Ih commence in Jaekeon
.Mondays of Juno and
IXTY Of I l 1,1,1.
pt TtIK ROAllD or ITEItVI.10l!s.
Irict, -Thos Worthington
Jistriet, Jno V Scott
Knot, (Pres.) N Goldstein
(istrict, 8 It Swnim
Irict, Jno T Cnscv
attorney, J M Jayno
istnr:H of lk(ii.laitnk,
Tr) ritllM S!)TII D1.TKI(:T.
pV. G. I'erger,
tnson, Jlinncei'v Clerk
shall, Circuit Clerk
'inlay, County Treasurer
itli, Coroner and lJuiiger
O'lJannon, Court dnyp,
3d Moudays of every
Alexander, 2d nnd 4(h
of every iiionth.
pjor, J. Alexander.
"lay Ed Kenneilv
8ki J F Harris
Who IJ P Shirley
Jno TI Moore.
py of each month.
"iisippi Level Commmionerl.
"lOClillffR SPPniul MnnilnvB
f January and Jul y.
MTres't 1 t,
tent f A.oiir k
Williams ) Washington
Pith l eoiintv
"'lii Issaquena county
ore Sharkey eomitv
F2U80H, . Sec. and Treas.
ey, Cotton Tax Collector
'.ling, . Cliief Kntineer
ONER AND RANGER.
r ""luires am. estravs to be re-
fBie, and not to Justices of the
'nl8 old Jewelor, Is now
"lytodo all kinds i
anil JgwgItt Repairing,
liis new location on
We nre glad to see that General
Cateliings will again try for Con
gressional honors in this District.
He made the race successfully
two years ago in spite of almost
overwhelming obstacles and since
he has taken his seat in the House
ofCi'prescntativtshe bns faithfully
looked after the interests of his
constituents. lie seems to be al
most entirely without imposition
for the nomination, and we have
110 doubt but that he wiil receive
it 011 tho first ballot. Sow the
nomination means uu election for
the sentiment in tho swamp h:is so
changed that eveu Simrall could
be beaten with little trouble. We
tvisli Geu. Cutvbiugs success and
assure liim of our cordial support.
Gen. T. C. Cutcuiuss' nnnounee
ment for re-election to Congress
from this District, will be found in
this issueof The Tilot. While we
have not advocated tho cause of
any one for cougrcss, we see no
reason why Gen. Catchiugs should
uot be re nominated by tho con
vention, as he has certainly been
very efficient, mid litis devoted his
whole time and energies to his va
riotia duties. IIo is undoubtoly
very strong in the District, and
everything now points to his re
nomination without nny serious
trouble, which n.akes hie re-lection
sure. This District is Democratic,
and is liub'.o to reinai.i so foryears,
anil the man who secures the nom
ination will have uu easy wnlk over,
Jiuljje Simrall and others not with
standing:. Deer Creek Pilot.
The district convention to nomi
nate for Cougrpss will meet on tho
lilli of July" Greenville. There
may be ether aspirants nnd the
aspiration is honorable but the
only ntiuoiuiced candidate is Hon.
T. C. Catcliings ; and the coiivon
tiou will represent u sort of trial
court to him. lias !ia discharged
his duties mti.-f.uloii'y. and in isle
a record acccpt.iblo to Hm district,
and is lie entitled to its continued
confidence and support? We be
lieve nn affirmative answer will bu
but simple justice to him, Webe-
liovo that he haa devoted himself
with entire fidelity to the interest
of his constituent, and that in
tairness and justice !ia id entitled
to tho nomination. Some lo;::TI op
position has been arrayed upunst
him, but we trust it will not stir
vivo his nomination. For one, wo
like to sco our young men thrown
to the front, and wo recognize in
Mr. Catching ono of the ablest
of tiie young volunteers who are
pressing forward to distinction.
He note with pleasure Unit the
signs nil indicate tho certain nnd
triumphant re-election of the Hon.
Thos. C. ditchings, the respected
and much ml mired M. C. from
this district. Notwithstanding tho
cronkinpa and opposition of the
Vicksburg Tost, this worthy and
efficient publio servant will bo re
tained in tho harness for somo
yenrj to come, nnd when he shall
return to his constituents ho will
be joyfully received with the plau
dit "well done thou good and faith
ful servant." Wo aro truly at a
loss to understand why tho parly
of which he is an honored member
should even think of relegating to
the sluules of private life one who
has so creditably redeemed the
trust confitlod to Ins charge, and
assert without fear of contradic
tion that tho vote of "sweet Coa
homa" will be cast first, last and
nil the time In favor of tho te-nom-uiatiou
of our present worthy M.
C. Should tho Democracy se
led him as its standard bearer
success is sure to follow, but
should another receive the nonii
nation his election would be tnoro
than doubtful, and . especially so
witli Jndgo Simrall as a possible
opposing candidate. Then why
jeopardize the welfare of the party
merely to gratify tho ambition or
perhaps tho personal spfeeti of
somo individual? No nn worthy
net of omission or commission can
be charged to the account of Hon.
Thos. C. ditchings and eveu those
who oppose him (and they nre like
angels visits few and far between)
cannot but concede that lie is a
gentleman sans penr et sans re
proelte, ami his many friends con
gratulate themselves upon the op
portunity of again casting their
ballots tor one whom it is an hon
or to support. Friars Point Ga
zette. In our issue to day wc nniiouneo
the Hon. Thos. C. Catching for
Congress from our District and iu
doing so we can uot let tho oppor
tunity pass without calling the at
tention of the Democracy of Boli
var county to the valued services
of the distinguished gentleman to
tho per pie of Iim DWrict. No
new member of Congress bus gam
in the District combines more em-1 letwee this and Arkansas City.
iuent qualities for the position.
the tug Joe has beeu chartered to
taleuted, energetic, faithful aud Taa between Greenville and Ark
an acquaintance now in Congress
that gives him peculiar fitness to
represent ns in our most impor
tant questions iu Congress, the
We are satisfied we voice the
sentiments cf the District aud we
know we do of liulivur county by
saying no mail can be nominated
that will give as much satisfaction
and we feel certain ho will be,
as he ought, nominated by accla
mation. If we have been correct
ly infill ined bis liominatlon two
years ago was due to Bolivar
county, and now that the gallant
cud glorious Democracy cf Wash
ington county has cpeulj et-poused
his eanso there can be no doubt
of his nomination by acclamation,
There aro many good men jn the
District, but none possess more
claims on it thau our distinguished
Representative, nnd if Judge Sim
rall or any Republican wishes to
bo beaten, and badly beaten, let
him tackle Gen. Cutcblugs. Rose-
A Vicksburger, a citizen of
Wurren county, is in Washington,
the Representative of this, the
Third Congressional District. He
is a member of the Rivers aud
Harbors Committee, the Commit
tee, of the first importance to all
tho Mississippi Vutlcy. He has
the friendship and steady co-operation
of tho ablest Democrats in
Washington, the respect of Influ
ential Republicans, nnd he is a
trained end competent legislator.
There Is nn opposition to him
in his own party in any of the
Valley counties, but there is a pur
pose to humiliate him in the city
in which lie resides, because of an
appointment ho endorsed. There
is no claim Bet tip that tho official
appointed is not a life-long Demo
crat, that ha is dishonest, or that
ho is incompetent. The only claim
set up, is that pome one of the
other applicants, was not endors
ed. Un this claim, the citizens of
Vicksburg and tho citizens of
Warren county, nre coolly usked
to desert their citizen. Ho has
his homo amongst us, bis interests
r.ro our Interests, nnd although
somo. of tho Valley Democrats op
posed his nomination two years
ago, they nre practically a nuit for
We wish to poiut out tho danger
to Vicksburg und Warren county,
of even countenancing such nn un
just nnd unreasonable opposition
If we can retain this District, it is
very desirable for the Representa
ti vo to live in this city. The rea
sons for this nre so manifest and
important, they need not be
named. Without any disrespect
to any loyal Democrat, whose
name has been suggested iu oppo-
sition to Mr. Catchtngs, it must
bo admitted theio is not a DeniO'
erat in this city, except tho Attor
ney General, and lie assures us
most positively he is for Mr.
ditchings, whom tho Vnllcy conn
ties would accept. If by any pes
sibility, the fight on ditchings in
this county should succeed, it
would only result iu Vieksbnrg
losing the Representative.
The Delta counties will not ac
cept nny other Vicksburger, with
Miller out of the calculation, ex
cept ditchings, and ns Catchings
is the choieo of a vast majority of
the Democrats in tho county, the
revengeful, factional fight on him
should cense. Bnt up to this time
it 1ms not ceased, for it is suggest
ed so persistently that it might be
better to surrender the District
to the Republicans ngain, that it
is npparcnt, that some are 60
blinded by malice, they would pro
fer to see a Republican elected.
Under the circumstances, it is
the plain duty of every loyal Dem
ocrat in the city and county to at
tend the Ward and District meet
ings, and aid in electing Catchings
delegates to the county conven
tion. Tho only possible danger
thrctening the District, is that the
Democrats may neglect some por
tion of their duly. Certainly it is
plain to all. Warren county Demo
crats, that tho way to retain the
District, and to retain in the office
a Warred County man. is to stand
by Catchings. Commercial Herald.
, Miss., Juno 15, 1880.
Editor Clarion : In the last
Clarion you published a splendid
production headed, "Iugersoll on
Alcohol." If you will examine an
old medical work published by
John C. Gnnn, of Louisville, Ky.,
in 1859, you will fiud on pages XU
and 112 the identical article, word
fr word, that is accredited to the
notorious infidel. "Render unto
Csesar tho things that are Casur's."
miens City, aud the steamer Issa
quena will maxe three trips a week
from Vicksburg to Greenville.
We are informed by a gentleman
just from Skipwith that letters
have been received from A. J.
Wilkinson, Esq, dated at Vicks
burg to the effect that he would
uot retnru to his family, aud iu
timating his intention 'to destroy
himself by drowning. Mayers ville
Judge J. II. Wynn has just got
through with his first circuit and
has now returned home for a rest
ing spell. Owing to the long con
tinued accumulation of business
in all tho couuties, there wns n
vast amount of work for him to
get through with. It being a new
field of labor for him, and being a
stranger with a critical bar to deal
with, it mado his duties extremely
delicate nnd nrdunus, and the re
sult was most successful mid sat
isfactory. Iu Washington county
there were eighteen murder cases,
besides a large number of minor
criminal cases, nnd a heavy civil
docket, all of which were disposed
of with appreciable, promptness
and u due regard to nnd proper
enforcement of tho law, to the
great rolief of the county. The
Judse keeps up well untler the
strain, nnd will bu up with the de
mands of his duties, and there is
no doubt but the prompt nnd
proper enforcement of the law will
have the desired effect of making
this district more peaceable, safe
und law abiding than it has been
for years. Friars Point Gazette.
We have received the "prospec
tus und lair resolutions of the
Wilkinson County Agricultural
and Live Stock Association," char
tered under the laws of Mississip
pi, aud with headquarters nt Wood
vilie. The objects of tho associa
tion nre among others to eucour
nge agriculture und promote stock
raising, nnd ns a means to this end
the association proposes to have
fairs annually in November, and
to offer liberal premiums und
piizcs for meritorious exhibits in
every department. The first fair
under tho auspices of tho associa
(ion, of which Hon. GcorgoT. Mo
Gcheo is president, will take place
o.t tho first Tuesday in November
next, and no pains will be spared
to tnnke it successful. Natchez
A case of celebrity nnd consid
erable importance was decided by
Chancellor Evans nt West Point,
yesterday, who presided at the
henring iu place of Chancellor
Critz, who, to a certain extent,
A suit wns brought by Chicka
saw county ngainst Clay county
for the pro rata amount of the sum
pnid by the former on n railroad
subscription. When Clay county
was organized, a portion of Chick
nsuw wis taken to aid in forming
tbo new county. The act of the
Legislature organizing the new
county provided that Clay should
pay its proportion of any liabilities
of Chickasaw which had accrued
at that time, in accordance with
the amount of taxable property
contained in tho strip taken from
Chickasaw. The suit was brought
to enforce payment on the part of
Clay of its proportionate shnro of
Chickasaw's subscription to a rail
road project which was made be
fore Clay was organized. Chan'
cellor Evans sustained the act aud
rendered a decree in favor of
Chickasaw connty. Mr. R. T.
Williams, of Meridian, was one of
tho counsel for Chickasaw county,
Meridian Ne vis.
On Sunday evening last our city
and surrounding country was visit
eil by areal water-spout which did
great dsmage. Tho water poured
down iu a perfect deluge and the
gutters, gnllieF, tlitclus aud
branches were higher than ever
known before. We have not heard
the extent of the injury to crops,
but we trurit it is not so bad as is
feared. It has rained every day
since, nnd the prospect for fair
weather is gloomy.
The most discouraging reports
regarding the crop prospects como
from every quater of our country.
Many good farmers tell us it will
be impossible for them to make
more than half a crop. For three
weeks it has raiued almost every
day and no work has been done iu
the field. With good weather in
future much of Ihecrop which now
appears to be lost might he re
claimed, but iu the lo" lauds, iu
many neighborhoods, they nre ab
solutely drooeil out and will not
make ny thing. Chekasnw Mes
Special to Times-Democrat. f EIRI.Y ( A IIPET-B AGGERS.
Wills Poiut, June 27. A terrible j (,i,.t,.,, c.rL x. v. iie .w
shooting affray occurred her to i George S. Umitwelt, ex Secreta
day about 12 o'clock between John j ry of the Treasury, was encounter
McKee. James McKee and Will, j ed on the ttreet today. He tells
reaseonoue6ide, aud Alex. Board ' a very interesting story about
on tho other, iu which Board was j Charles Sumner which has never
killed, having received nine shots,
two of which entered tho braiu,
oue the neck, aud tho balance his
body at different points. James
MeKee was shot iu the arm nnd
thigh, but is not considered dau
cerously wounded. L. Staller,
father-in-law of Board, received a
shot through his arm.
The cause of the shooting was
remarks said to have been made
by Board ubout a lady relative of
tho McKees and a sister to Peace.
The parties are all in the hands of
tho officers awaiting the coroner's
We i.ro sorry to learn thut Mr.
Jesse Haley, a resident of this
place, and for somo time past a
brakeman ou the Illinois Central
Railroad, met with a sudden and
violent death at Brookhaven, lust
Thursday morning, while iu the
discharge of his duty. Ho went
uorth on No. 3, Thursday morning,
mid when he reached Brookhaven
he was accidentally killed by being
crushed to death by the train.
His maugled remains were brought
down to Summit Thursday evening
lor interment. Mr. Haley was r?
ceutly married, nnd Lis sudden
und sad death is u terrible blow
to his young bride. Summit
We notice in a recent issue of
the Vicksburg Post some advice
given to the citizens with reference
to gravel. It udviscH ngainst the
use of too much ns needless waste
and points to the streets of Yazoo
City us un instance that deep grav
el is not needed. We have in
quired of several who possess in
formation on tho subject nnd find
from them ns tho Post suggests
that six inches will pave almost
any stieet if tho grading is good.
it should be rounded up in the
center so that tho water iiiuy run
off. A' street which is not much
used needs not more than four
inches. The road should have a
good haul touudation. In Yuzoo
City the street is flint graded,
travelled over a few weeks until
it is solid, then rounded nguin and
the travel laid. Where Ihero is
heavy hauling eight inches iu the
center and taperiuc off to five
inches on the side would bo better
We nre satisfied tho result has
been to make tho streets of Yazoo
City the best In Mississippi. Ya
zoo City Ileraid.
(Special to Times-Democrat.)
Vicksburg, Juno 27. Lust night
about 10 o'clock a tragedy occur
red nt a store kept by n man named
L. Binder in Eaglo Bend, about
forty miles above here, on Mr,
Richard Peelers' plantation. The
particulars, so far as ascertained,
nre us follows :
Tho usual Saturday evening
gathering lhatocctirrsut the couu
try stores in that section, where
more or less drinking ia done by
both whito nnd colored, wns about
nt nn end, nnd Binder, wishing to
close up for the night, requested
the parties to leave. In the crowd
were two white men named Henry
aud Alfred Morgan, one of whom
being in liquor refused to allow
the colored porter of the store,
M. Brown, to closo it, nnd after
somo words passing between them
Binder told Brown to closo up and
if anything happened he would bo
responsible and protect him, upon
which Brown retired to another
part of the store, nnd when he np
penred ngnin he was armed with a
double-barreled shotgun loaded
with buckshot, nnd without fur
ther ado emptied one bnrrel into
tho body of Alfred Morgan, who
fell dead iu tho store door.
When Henry saw his brother
full he immediately started to run,
but" before ho reached the' front
gate Brown brought him down
with the contents ot the other
barrel, killing him instantly. Dur
ing the shooting he also wounded
a negro named Cornelius Jackson
in one arm and the Bide.
Jno. A. Logan yesterday exhaus
ted his stock of classical knowl
edge, speaking on the Fitz John
Porter case. To have been unjust
ly convicted, to have endured the
shame of it foryears and to have
been denied justice, was bad
enough in all conscience. To have
been spoken on thrice by Johu A.
r.fti-i, Vinson,,,-.! i-,.w;., '.
j r re. f...r Usat nr,,i-.,. Mr'h'ir.
r" "-iiiuii. .uirot.-f fumlhednn-
u r a mum anniiru inurs
seeo light. It is quite apropos of
the Wheeler controversy iu the
House. Briefly it is tLls: At a
diuntr given to Barou Geroldt,
then German Minister, the couver
sation drifted intoaehanuel rather
cmbarrafsing to Charles Sumner
and Mr. Bout well. The early his
tory of Massachusetts was highly
extolled. It was only short time
before Sumner's death, but he wus
iu one of his most cheerful moods.
Possibly, by their silence as well
as by their countenances, the two
Massachusetts statesmen showed
their satisfaction nt tho tluttery
6howered upon their Common
wealth. Mr. Joseph Kennedy, an
intimate friend of both men, out of
a pure spirit of banter, took the
opposite side of the controversy.
He declared boldly that the early
history of Massachusetts was liiled
with disgraceful ephodes. Mr.
Kennedy cited the way iu which
the carpet-baggers from New York
overran it during Gov. Edmund
Andros's administration, and cap
ped the climax by quoting from
memory Nathaniel Byfield's words
regarding that dignitary: He
c lino from New York to the colony
of Miissachusitts, nnd brought
some bud men with him. He wns
finally arrested by tho outraged
people of tho colony, nnd nearly
escaped In female clothes, but thut
his cavalry boots showed him off.''
Tho scene that followed Mr. Ken
nedy's remarks was memorable.
Mr. Sumner believed himself thor
oughly informed on New England
history, nnd did not recall any
such episode. Meanwhile tho
laugii had neon started Py soma
Southern guests who were pres
ent. They began to rail Sumner
ubout tho way in which Mussnchu
setts had resented tho intrusion
of carpet-baggers, nnd ono gentle
man went so far ns to declare that
some Massachusetts man who
knew about Andros's escapade
had started the scandalous fiction
about Jefferson Davis being
caught in women's npparel.
Mr. Sumner never lost his good
humor for mi instant, "Look here
Kennedy," he said, "you have no
evidence for that statement nbout
Audros. I mean about the female
disguise. IIo was a pretty tongl
man, but ho wouldn't have put on
a petticoat. Come now, own up
"If I don't convince yon, Mr. Sum
ner, nnd everybody hero within
twenty minutes thut I have tho
best authority for my statement,
wiil stand a dinner for the party,"
replied Mr. Joseph Kennedy, the
thoroughly on his mettle. The
matter had gone too fur to
laughed down, though nobody
was in bad humor. It was a test
of memory between Kennedy nnd
Humncr. The feast was suspend
ed. Mr. Kennedy went to his
curriiige, drove rapidly to his
home, and from his library carried
back the account of the late revo
lution In New Knglnud, written by
Mr. Nathuuii I I, field and publish
ed iu !(!). There the chapter nnd
paragraph were quickly found
Mr. Sumner was satinucd. But
from that (lay to his death he ul
wnys avoided the carpetbagger
issue. Ho became a great deal
more sympathetic toward the
Southern people. If tho pcoplo of
Massachusetts couldn't stand tho
animal why should the people of
the South? After hunting
these old pamphlets and verifying
all the references, the most
mnrknblc and curious feature of
this incident Is Hint during tho
twenty years in which this great
Southern qnrstion has been
holly discussed no Democratic
member has sprung this ghastly
record ngainst tho living descend
ants of tho sturdy colonists who
revolted under the arbitrary rule
of the Carpet-Bagger Edmund Andres.
are among the most cautious fight
ers on earth, and also among the
most desperate. Near the close
of last year a baud of Chitichuas
numbering eleven, killed twenty
one friendly Apaches living on the
reservation, and twenty five white
men, women and children.
Their superiors ns prowlers in
war piobably never existed. The
army officers iu Aritotia declare
that the Apaches nre the ideal
scouts of the whole world, with
their hawk eyes, stealthy motion
and sensitive ears. Though under
sized, they have broad, deep
chests, muscular limbs und small,!
wiry hands and feet.
They march about four miles an
our, halting after a few hours'
tramp long enough to smoke cigar
ettes. If no matches are at hand
they tiring fire iu from eight to
forty-five seconds by rapidly
twirling between the palms a hard,
round stick fitted into a circular
holo in another stick of softer
fiber. They will march forty
miles a day on foot across dry
plains and precipitious mountains
regardless of the fiercest heat.
The Apache finds food where
the (ViicuH an would starve. He
can catch turkeys, quail, rabbits,
doves, field mice nnd prairiodogs;
feast off a dead houc; gather
acorns from the stunted mountain
l-m-al,.," re lined np Ipsa tt.t. t-.
10 ceni fr first, erRt4 ta, h iiiVm'
I'rrsonal arti.-'.ri or notice! tliirge4fof
aeeonlinjr to their nature.
i ustumem ill n-rt pive explicit ll.
rw-timi. (,f lrnirth t,r t,im. furpoiltrilot
of ail'. ertU-!i:enl.
Jirirular aiii ertii-tn;:. en mire,3 m
$.,6un. SU, l jeariJO.
I-arper advertinemenu. ()uarter!y, half-ye-iriv.
Contracted fur M Eilieral Rate.
For Slate and tistriet Office, $15
Kr Count v Oitn-rs ' i
For Beat Oltieea.
oak ; roast tho Spanish bayonet
or century plant, and strip tho
fruit und seed from tho cactus;
dig the wild potato or bulb of the
title; raid the nest of tho ground
bee ; or, if driven to it, keep down
the pangs of hunger with the inner
bark of the pine or tho roots of
With the rllle and bow he has a
life training. "Every tract in the
trail, murk iu the grass and scratch
on tho bark of n tree explains It
self to an Apache. He can tell to
an hour almost when the man or
animal making them passed by,
and, like a hound will keep on the
scent until he catches up with the
object of his pursuit. Exchange.
Onler from tranxieiit customer. rr-
linl or written, for job work, advertising
orsulwrriptlon, mart be aeeonipuniedby
the cash. An-ouiila vt regular cuato
tnen line and presented the Ut of each
CUL lit li DlKEt TORY.
St. Jo.epa CatholU Cfcmrefc
lliltli M:.- in In n'rlork a in ant rvr nt
I t. m II rv ami Ih iril nn,nr. Otrrauia
e.ir) Silmljv ul -J a IU f c. H"limrl failur.
St. Jane Eplaoopal Charch
RUUiar mnnitnx nivi.r at II a In Mmim
ariwrr, p. ia. i',n Mma. OnuHiialtia
Hr-,1 un1:tr in eiu-h moltlh ' Wm. tnwa.
hVi-tnr. habliitlh-.,-lini)l al a. iu. Wm, .
PrnirMitir at II a. m an, J n m rrrrr Sin.
W . I'rmrr-iurrlinu rvri v WnlneiMlar mattl.
iiiiiIh)--IkiI, II ,'l. K M Klauililrr.ra.lur.
W. 11 TilM.auiil.
Prrnrhhia at II a.m. ami 7 n m rrrrv Snn'lnf
C'.tmiimiiloii t.t KnniUr In Vrbruurv, May, Aa
rn.l ami N,v-mlrr I'ravrr-niminy ttrry
WMih--.Lt alKht. S An-hrr 1'n.tor. Saulajr
WU'ul tilil1. Sam. Urnwa aui.
Srrrirn KrliliY vruin- at TS. ! Sulanlat
m-.rinntial li-,. J, Boarn, Halilil.
Crrrr liavi aiiI P!nr Street.
PirH-lmiL- m-n Mmiil iv at l a. m. and ? l.
ni I'm, ! Mcftlmf Ttlil!v. at 7 :kl t, m. f 'rtn-
ft-rrnrr Ut Smut,,) uf i-tu-h inimih, al l-J m. Tli
l.oril'. Kuinirr, t Kumtiiv r mrh Otntricr, at la
i llir I.riII,. iiwiinit. Thurxlav. al I a .m.
Min.lay ivlnwl, in a. in :. K. King, faaMr.
U. II. C'umi'lwll, Snt'crintrmli-nt.
w. , i-ic w o. ttnoiH. i.aor r. risncr
PERCY, YERGER & PERCY,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
ATTORNE Y-A T-L AW".
Greenville, ... MisS
B tiimilrll. Ct-M. II. Slarllnf.
CAMPBELL & STARLING,
ATT0HSEY8 AT LAW,
CRERNVIM.E. - - MISS.
Mnn li l:l-lni .
David Van iS'ostrnnd,
known New York publisher and
importer of scientific books, died
June 14, iu the 75th year of his
nge. He was first employed in a
city bookstore when 15 years old,
nnd subsefpiciitly became acquain
ted with many military and scien
tific men, who gave him orders
for books, relying upon his good
judgment for their selection. He
thus, ns well ns from the natural
bent of his tastes, developed n
business especially in the line of
military nnd scientific books, his
military publications during the
Loean was as bad as the case of j war of 18(10-05 having been nn
who was fonil,i , "-iio.
the old woman who was
weeping bitterly becauso her hus
band had "fit into the Somluole wur
under Johnsiog, fit the Britishers
with Jack sing, and done the greas
ers with Jeremy Taylor, and then
come home to be butt to death by
a dam billy goat." Avalanche.
The latest count i:i Georgia is as
follows: Gordon, 23 counties with
50 rotes. Bacon, 18 counties with
44 votes ; leaving Gordon, nhead 4
ccumies and 1C voies Jones 6
votes, and unliistructed 1. Of 1,37
comities, niih 350 votes, 41 coun
ties have acted.
now "Curfew" Has Written.
Of the hundreds of residents of
the City of San Antonio, Tex., only
a few who frequently meet n toll,
Blender lady, with raven brown
eyes nnd hnir, and with a singular
Httruelvenessin her face that know
Hint she is Mrs. Rose llnrtwick
Thorpe, whose lainons poem, "Cur
few Must not King TcMlght,"has
given her a reputation iu both hem
isphores. How, at the age of six
teen yenrs, the yonng country girl
wns led to write the poem, now so
widely known, Is thus narrated, ns
furnished by her personally for
this publication : "The poem was
suggested to me by the reading of
a story, 'Love and Loyalty,' In
April, 1.H67. I was then a plain
country school girl, not yet seven
teen, residing with my parents nt
Litchfield, Mich., and under the
pretext of working out mathemat
ical problems, with my arithmetic
before me, I wrote the poem
roughly on my shite. I was forced
to carry on my literary work un
der these difficulties because of
tho opinion of my parents, that my
timo could he belter employed
than in 'idlo dreams and useless
rhymes.' I wroto tho first copy
on my slato between four nnd Bis
o'clock in the afternoon, but much
time has since been spent in cor
recting and revising it. I had no
thought that I would ever be able
to write anything worthy of public
notice. The poem wns first pub
lished iu the Detroit 'Commercial
Advertiser' m the full of 1370.
The editor, upon receipt of my
manuscript, nt once wrote me a
lengthy letter of congratulation
and praise, in which he predicted
the popularity for the verses which
they have since received. I had
no literary friends, not eveu a lit
erary acquaintance at that time,
nnd did not know tho simplest re
quirements for preparing my man
uscript for publication."
An item (says the Worcester
Spy) is going the rounds .of the
papers that the Emperor of Ger
many remembers nine generations.
Mrs. M. Chamberlain, ot North
Urookfield, visiting in Worcester,
says she remembers seven gener
ations in her own family, Sho is
eighty-six years old, and remem
bers her great grandmother, her
grandmother, her fatlier.her broth
ers, her own children, grandchild
ren and great grandchildren.
Whenever a tariff Democrat is
nominated for Congress any where
the Courier-Journal ndviees the
free-traders to bolt and rnn .rD.
didate, so that n Itepuhlican , may
be elected. It actually wsnts a
Republican majority Iji the Hons
of ltepresentives. Here ns intol
erance run mad and rending its
own garments. ashvil!o Lnion,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Uohrdat.k, Bolivar County, Missi
Dr. J. Ij. Young
(10 Tears Residence In Greanville.)
All kinds of Dental work done,
and upon tho most approved plan,
fey outre over Flnlny'i Drag Storeiai
Dr. B. H. McNairy
BANK OF NEOUS, IREYS ft CO
Will visit (profrnslonslly) all parti of
tliis and Adjoining counties when my
tervtcvi ore needed.
Culls to the country promptly sttend- ,
ed to. novas
II. 1C. .lohnson.
County Surveyor and Civil Engineer.
All onlera for Land Surveys snd Maps
promptly attended to.
Olllce over Wetherbce's new building
ou Walnut street. april lo-tf
G. McDuflie Hampton,
SU2VEI03 AND CIVIL ENSLtTEEB
All orders left nt the office of Fergu
son. Kinlny & Co. will receive prompt
attention. April 3
Delta Land Agency.
iri:i:.v Yil.t.i:, miskismippi.
I will hereafter devote my entire at
tention snd liibor to the purchase and
locution of lamia for those desiring to
settle or Invest in the I'aioo-Delta. t
am familiar with the lands throughout
this section of the StiUe and will an
swer all correspondence, furnish any
Information, or make any examination
and local Ion of lnndo desired. Flantik
tions also bought, told and leased.
O. M. HELM.
Heal Estate Aftent and Civil Knglneer
All postage must bo paid by
Letters in the United States per
half ounce, 2 cents.
Drop letters, half ounce, 1 cent.
Registered letters, 10 cents and
Pamphlets, newspapers, maga
zines, books, posters, etc., each 4
ounce or fraction, 1 cent.
rrintcd cards, blauks, seeds,
merchandise, 1 cent per ounce.
All matter not at letter rates
mttht be pre-paid in full, wrapped
so that it can be examined without
destroying the wrapper.
Liquids, poison, explosives and
other dangerous matter excluded.
Unpaid letters are sout to the
Dead Letter office.
Letters part pnid forwarded, bal
ance collected of the receiver.
Ec fitted, refurnished and reformed, t
.... . I'lrfir-f'Ii.ca rr..ioi
. 2g?wkM B aXtll A CO., Proprilor.
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