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TJBDAY. OCTOBER 15, 1SS7. c77 izycati: n:2zr. putrid Attorney-r. 8. TAEIsH. Far kVprwutative. a CAMPBELL. J. T. CASBT, W. H BABRIS. fil-W. HL'XT. Chaarery UarK.'. M. J0IIXSO3C. i retitClerk-JAS. S. MARSHALL. TrerM-J?0 P. riULAT. A-fM0lM EACH ELM AS ur,H. K JOUNSOX. r ud Ranfer-W. H. BARBER. Tot Board Supertiaura. tDiatrkt-S M SPKSCER. U DUiricl-W. W WOKTMSGTOX. it)Utrirt-S. GOLDSTEIN. MUDUtrlel-J D SMITH. OUOirt-WILUAM WOOD. WAIRJ, SaBMOKAL INFLUENCE ! IOBOXTGH INSTRUCTION Literary tad Scientist Studies, Mule, jlututlon. I'ma Makmf, MculMuun (loral Principles. r (AcecM M'' . flwr. A. M , President. V, K Berry, i"ruf!torofLatinund Greek. liud-na Lowrey Berry, l.ady i-nacip!. H lUrr teai-herft in flit varioaa deyart- LOVV1U.I l.fcKBT, Prop'ra. lilun Muuulaia, Mix. Jefferson College, 1I1XGT0N, - - - MISS. School for Boys and Young Men. e "Hill Country," nearNatcnei, allaa. and increaainf iinm.iE. v. wwtuui llealM UU murnia hi.. cviHiwiiNua. aon-aeotnrian. 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CASHKOTICE. e,lfter I sluill conduct my 9S on a STRICTLY CASH "d make no time Rtle to u. Leavehwohth. U M il U I 1 VOL. 20. "COMP1BIS03 IS ODIOUS." Gen. Longstreet gay u to the com parative merits of Grant and Lee, that Grant had the most moral courage: In tadici the two men were about equal. Lee probably excelled in strat egy. Exchange. This is a most remarkable statement attributed to Gen. Longstreet. If he made it he proves that his power of mental analysis does not improve with age. Hence he has failed to mark that there is a point where moral courage stops ; and want of moral consciousness begins. At the battle of Gettysburg GenXee lost the superb equipoise which was wont to inspire his tactics. And when he was confronted by the dire con sequences, surrounded by the wreck of the divisions refluent from the assault on Cemetery Ridge, he rose to the very height of moral courage. For ignoring the dilatoriness of Longntreet's move ments on the day before, which direct ed with the celerity which that com mander exhibited on other fields, as at Fraser's farm, at 2nd Manassas, at the Wilderness, at Chkaniauga, might have changed all ; overlooking the fatal supineness of Hill and Ewell on the first day's battle, be said "it is all my faultT In boldness of conception.In fixed resolve and tenacity of purpose, Grant rose to grandeur. But as to moral courage -"de niortuis nil nisi bonum." The only occasion on which Gen. Longstreet ever witnessed a fair tactical test between the two generals was at the Wilderness. Here Gen. Lee essay ed a bold strataircin. the detour of Longstreet around the Federal left, which was most effectually met and nipped by an impetuous and overwhel ming aseanlt .on bis centre. This for ced an abandonment of Longstreet's movement and his rapid divergence to the point of threatened disaster. So well timed and perfectly devised were the Confederate tactics In the compul sory chancre of plan in the midst of battle, that Grant's weakly followed success was converted into a crushing defeat ; which, but for the arrest of the Confederate onslaught by Longetreet'i wound, would have been signal and decisive. From the day on which the two armies grappled on the Rapldan to the brief respite on the Chiokahominy, SO days after, there were dally combats and S pitched battles engaging Lee's whole army. In this period G rant bad lost more men than Lee marshaled against him and had achieved one suc cess only ; the destruction of Gen. Ed ward Johnson's division. Could there have been such results, the odds always over two to one, except Leo were his master in tactics? After Cold Harbor, with full ranks, Grant settled down to play a waiting game behind entrench ments; to let fninino and exhaustion and the demoralization consequent upon the reverses In the Western army, against which skill and daring were of no avail do their work. When the end came Gen. Muado askod Gen. Lee how many men had manned his lines during the 1'etcrBburg siege. Ho was answered, 33,000 muskets, and exclaim ed that he had supposed the strength was 80,000 at leat. When he had taken his lcavo Gen. Lee turned to Gen. C. M. Wilcox and said "I need not tell you that had Meade's cstimato been cor rect we would not bo here." As to strategy, Leo could plan but only, of cither army, Jackson could direct and execute with that secret rapidity and desperate venture which always ensures success j and betokens the very highest order of military genius. With him at Gettysburg Lee s army would have marched into Wash ington on the same day that Grant en tered Vlcksburg ; no survivor of that "body of incomparable infantry," as the ablest of Northern historians styled the army of Northern Virginia,' but will go to his grave believing this. Assistant Secretary Muldrow. It is now eoncpdc4 that the Secretary of tho Interior will be appointed to the Supreme t'onrt vacancy. And we noto an expression of opinion of Gen. Catchings, to a Vicksburg Post Repor ter, that the Hon. It. I Muldrow, the Assistant Secretnry, will bo appointed to the head of tho department, Cer tainly If the possession of both fitting capacity and character, aud familiarity with its duties is the ruling considera tion this opinion will be verified. Presenting these qualities and attri butes there is on apparent propriety in Mr. Mnldrow's succesaion to bis chief in rank, in so direct a line of promo tion. From a high regard and respect for him personally, we hope that the Secretaryship will be continued to Mississippi in the person of the pres ent assistant. The I'nlTcrslty Matter. fSiwdal Dispatch to the Atalanche.l Jackson, Miss, Oct. 8. Prof. Edward Mayes, law professor at Oxford, and President of the faculty, spent to-day in this city. He will answer Senator George's letter on the financial status of the State to the university, and says that he thinks he ran demonstrate that the senator is mistaken, both as re gards the law and the facts in the case, In Uie meantime, while his answer, which appears in the Clarion, is being prepared, he asks that public judgment be suspended till both sides are pre sented, l'rof. Mayes is regarded one of the foremost lawyers in the State. He was for many years the law partner of L. Q. C. I-amur, who (laughter hu married. Greenville GREHNVTLLZ, WASHINGTON COUNTY. MISS., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15. 1887. Chkot Levee 5ote. Chicot Chronicle. The work on Panther Forest levee goes on nicely. About three miles of this line is done, and perhaps one and a half of it remains. The contractor on the Panther For est extention has moved in and estab lished his camp South of the Elm- wood field. It. J. Adams came up on Thursday and informs us that the contractor of Matthews bend levee is on the ground, and has pitched his tent He expeets a large force at once. The jury gave Mr. Crittenden, 1,00 damages for levee running through bis place. The contractor on Fulton Lake work is disposed to jump the sams levee after looking over his work. Andrews & Co, who have Whiskey Chute, have established a camp on Vau cluse, and are fixing for extensive oper ations immediately. This levee will be about 25 feet high. The lake bed has been bored, we hear, where the line crosses, and an excellent foundation discovered, except for a short distance, where there is some apprehension felt from quicksand. At Pastoria a considerable force of men and mules are employed under the immediate superintendence of a most expert and reliable levee-man put there by President Craig, of our County Levee Board. The proposition made at the last meeting by II. W. Graves, E. S. Hilliard, G. K. Cracraft and Jas. S. Peak to eon tribute 25,000 yards towards the com pletion of the levee, provided Capt. Itossell would push his work across Grand Lake to the Hilliard and Peak Levee, and provided the front line was adopted as the final location, was aor cepted by the Board. Ws learn from the Chronicle that Gen. D. IL Reynolds snd Mr. J. M. Worthlngton have been appointed by the Chicot Levee Board to endeavor to secure amount from Capt Itossell, U. S. S. and the 6th Louisiana Levee Board for further work than that or dered on a portion of the county Le vee line. 'Twas Ever Thus." Galveston, Texas, Oct. 7. The News publishes returns from sixty-one counties In Texas on the condition of the cotton crop. It says, editorially t The outlook is by no means favorable. A month ago the prospects of the Tex as cotton crop were very flattering for a fair yield, but these flattering pros pects have been sadly reversed within tho past month. The rains that came In August found the crop much more injured by the drought of tho early summer than there was reason in Aa gust to believe, and the good that these August rains did has been ruined In a very large proportion of the state by the ravages of the cotton worm. "Over thirty counties reporting show a loss in the yield, compared bale for balo with last year amounting on the average to possibly in excoss of 26 per cent, while not more than thir teen of tho counties show sn increase compared with last year, the Increase averaging not more than IS per cent. This is a sorry showing for the cotton crop of tho state. A number of coun ties show an equal yield to that of last year, but the damaged portion of the State embraces the counties which usually make the greatest yield." The News closes Its summary by de claring that its reports may be relied upon, and predicts that the cotton crop of Texas will not reach the yield of last year as a maximum esti mate by 7 to 10 per cent, and this without respect to the Increased aero age." The Bobertsonrille Levee. Yazoo Herald. Relying on the report of President White on the Robertsonville levee and the language given therein of our En glncer we wrote the articlo last week as to the clanger of ovcfflow. We are glad to learn from the letter of Gen. B. S. Ricks, our efficient Levee Com. missloner,that we were mistaken. The report or the engiucer promises ccr tain immunity and his statement as to the danger of building a new levee now, in which he is joined by U. S. En glncer Leach is conclusive. Gen. Ricks attended tho meeting with the object of doing all in his power for the inter ests of Yazoo, and has always endeav ored sealously to subserve them. He intended to press the building of t'.e leveo vigorously, but when he heard tho report of the Engineer and ascer tained how the Board stood he saw that decidedly the best plan was to ac cept a compromise. Secure of the pro tection the coming spring, work can be begun as early as practicable next year, and the question of the Roberta sonville levee, a much vexed one, will be removed for the future. The Com mission is pledged snd committed to this by their orders. Mrs. Weiss left for St Louis this week to meet a nephew from Psrls, who is traveling for his health. She will bring him home with her, and in our cental climate he will soon find the relief that he is in search of Head k Hunt are erecting a large Iron-clad livery stable npon the lot be tween the Carriage Repository build ing and Ward's hotel Mr. B. Wolf, of Forest, head of the Greenville Louse of B, Wolf & Co. spent a few ds rs here fhls week. lie High License Issue. Montgomery Advertiser. The high license issue is likely to take the place of prohibition in many of the Northern and Western States. A system of high license does un doubtedly lessen the number of saloons and the amount of honor drank. There have been three elections this year on the question of prohibition, and in States widely separated, and in each one the vote was against prohi bition. Michigan, which once before tried it and then renounced it, heads the list Texas, in which leading Dem ocratic politicians gave prohibition their full support, is second. Tennessee, where the local option law has had a wide influence, and where temperance sentiment Is far advanced, comes third. This marks a great change, and one full of meaning. The "meaning" is that, in popular opinion, the evil of intemperance should bo left to each community or county; to be dealt with according to the predominant opinion therein. Re alizing that in a large number of coun ties of Tennessee and Texas prohibi tion as a means to the end would not be sdopted, the prohibitionists natu rally but most injudiciously, attempted to apply it to these by force of extra neous sentiment Had success been achieved it would have been barren. Each county enforces law within its own border. And lsw which is in an tagonism to common sentiment and idea of utility, is simply inoperative and vain. All concede that tho sale and use of alcoholic drink is attended by great eviL But with the vast majority the appetite therefor is kept within bounds. And the compulsory imposition of total abstinence by all for the very doubtful advantage of the few, will never obtain In permanency or gencr- Uy. Restriction by means of high and carefully guarded license will ra ther be the rule. This may not appre ciably diminish intemperance. But it will lessen disorder and attendant vices; and supply a revenue to some what balance the cost of enforcing criminal law. ATLAXTA'B fROBLKM. The Problbs tod the Anils to Try Con elusions Again. Atlanta, Oct 4. Special. There was an agreement entered into some weeks sgo that the campaign on the repeal of the Prohibition law In this city should not open until November. To-day the preachers of Atlanta have broken that agreement by tho issuing of a joint circular, In which they say: "We, the ministers of the Gospel in Atlanta, earnestly appeal to the citizens of Fulton county and this city to use their utmost influence snd efforts to prevent the return of the bar-rooms to our county aud city. We make this appeal because of the manifold bles sings that have come to our peoplo as Uie result or Prohibition. This Is seen in the increased attendance upon our public schools and churches, white and colored; the elevation of public morals, and the great number of good people who have sought homos among us be cause of our freedom from the bar-room curse. Tho eyes of all civilized people are upon us. This is a pivotal point Prohibition in Fulton county is no longer a local question, but concerns the civilized world." It was the desire of the anti-prohi bitionists that the people should be left free to rote without tho interfer ence of disturbing Influences. The preachers justify their action on the ground that an effort is now under consideration by tho Legislature by which, if Atlanta should Tote wet, high license would prevail. If the issue camo between high license and prohibition, they fear that conserva tive men would vote for the former, thus giving the victory to the liquor interest. BAD BlSttESS. Kcgro Masonic Lodge Passes and Inflicts Sentence of Death. Special to Times-Democrat Greenwood, Oct 9. Prophet Scgur, Mike Brown, Major Mae, John Hinton, Wash Johnson and Wash Scott, negro Masons, charged with the killing of Taylor and his wife, after a hearing before Justice Parks, were, with the exception of the last named, who gave bond, committed to jail without the benefit of bail to await the action of the grand jury, and were brought here at 11 o'clock last night for safe-keeping. Morton Ford, who is slso In jail, will havo a hearing to-morrow at Shell Mound, and probably some others not yet arrested. There is very clear evi dence against them, and there is no doubt but what they will all be con victed. During the trial it was discovered that a resolution to kill Mr. Kerney, a white man who had a fight with one of their brethren and broke his arm, was psssed during one of their meet ings, but the time appointed for it had not yet come. The trial promises to be very inter esting, as a great many negroes from all over the country will be implicated. Judge S. It Coleman deserves the gratitude of the citizens oi this county, for it is mainly due to his great energy and untiring efforts that the murderers were ferreted out The river bank in front of Emile Mayer's slaughter bouse caved so rap idly on Tuesday, that it was all ito owner could do to tear it down and remove ft before the ground upon which it stood went into the river. A few more caves like this snd the levee will go in, it being only a few yards ofT Alayersrillo (spectator. Mr. Joe Wilczinski bought the resi dence property of Mr. At Moiiw. on ilaiu street, hwt V eduusday, pa iug $.W00 in cash therefor. ISSiqi EU POLITICS. Editor GKEiLvnjj5 Times: "Cspt A's Brother says in his re cent publication among other things with reference to the Mh DUt beat meeting that early on that day it was apparent to tu that a number of men were present intending to vote who had no right to do so ; that they de termined there upon in caucus to sub mit to the meeting a certain resolution and if it was adopted they would abide the result, If not they would or ganize another convention. The truth U there was nothing objectionable in the resolution, but being offered before a primary organization wat effected we thought then and think now, it was premature. Be that as it may however the resolution was voted down, the con tingency occurred upon the happening of which they had detcrmiued to organ ize another convention. Yet they con tinued to vote and otherwise partici pate in the convention, the result of which they bad determined beforo baud not to abide. Was this acting in good faith towards their opponents ? He who invokes equity should do esquity." It strikes me that these gentlemen to whom Capt A's brother appeals for continuation of his theory of tho matter have great reason to pray to be delivered from such injudi cious friends. You charged that with out reason or alleged pretext one fourth of those assembled in the 6th District lreciuct meeting aftor its for mal adjournment selected a contesting delegation" and " Capt. A's brother " rushes into print to defend them. Now how much has he improved the situa tion ? You simply charged factious op position, whereas hk admits an utter lack of good faith throughout Were I ouo of those gentlemen I should want Capt A's brother" to rise and explain ? Children of too tender years should not baudlo edged tools.1 " Capt. A's brother." should eschew the use of the pen hereafter. It is an awk ward weapon in unskilled hands. One would Infer from his languago that no ballot was had, whereas there was a ballot for permanent chairman ; E. T, Allen receiving 47 votes and Col. J. W, Griffin 18. Whether were thcro as he says"mcn preseut iutcuding to vote who had no right to do so or whose right at least was questionable " I neither know nor care. Nouo such voted with i s. To set this at rest forever 1 ar range alphabetically our friends on that occasion, Allen E. T. Allen John, Applo G, S. Abrams Joseph, Alsworth W. O Brown S. C. Bryau E. J. Bacon W. O, Burn Alex, Cox James, Cox J. W. Cox Cornelius Collins W. E. Cowan T. B, Duncan James Dorroh W. G. Everha. t A. Kit J. W. Fuqua Wm. Garr Tobias (irizzard J. Gllkey A. J. Herman It. Ilalbcrt F. M. Harris W. M. Hart P. W. Hicks W. P. Kain J. 11. Kaiser, J. II. Kruger John, Lynch J, C Madcr Jo seph, Mayer A. Mayer C. Mayer J. Mc Ervln Thomas, Miles K H. Mount Wm Paul Wm. Peck Phillip, Happeport A. Root J. S. Smith S. M. Stiles E. H. Till man J. P. Wado James Wlldurson J. U. Woodburg R. H. "These are Clan Alpines warriors true " Thcso were the Kershaw men In the beat meeting of the 4th Dis frict, a following of which any leader may well feel proud. Not a Boitor, Blaine voter or Simrall supporter in tho list His allusion to the so called mid night convention was peculiarly iul'eli tous. The cases aro not parallel in auy sense. Tbot was a meeting by authority of the District! )ein. Execu tive Committee to nominate Delegates to a county convention to send dele gates to a district convention to nomi nate a candidate for Congress. Demo crats went to that meeting supposing it to be a Democratic meeting, but the following Resolution was introduced and paused over their earnest protest: hcreas, I fotiest, respectable, patri otic representation in Congrsss is all that we demand, and whereas the lto nublicsn party has confessedly a mv jority of many thousands in this dis trict anil the district can only tie car ried by tho Democracy if a worthy candidate is named by that party by a resort to means unworthy of us ; nud in no sense justified by the exigencies of the occasion. Therefore bo it re solved by the Democracy of tho 6th District of Issaquena county that the hnsty action of those who called tho meeting for to-day, the county Con vention for the 9th and the Congres sional Convention for tho luth, so fn in advance of the election and of n: fly le'V action by the opposition, was illadvlsedq and not approved. Resolved further that we will take no action in the matter until a later day, when we can act more advisedly, anil a delegation of eight be appointed to present the above to the convention. hereupon those who aid not bi- provo of thus abandoning the Demo cratic organization, who did not be lieve in a little beat meeting of the 6th District presuming to dictate w hat the action of the party in this coonty and congressional District should be, with drew, organized another meeting and sent delegates to the county convention; which convention it seems tins con splracy, for it can be regarded in no other light had strong hope of carry. ing. as ho says " By that means too they got control of the county conven tion." So that had not that so called midnight convention been held Issa quena would have been taken out of the galaxy of Democratic counties and aligned with the Independents. And is it possible that Domocrats can read the resolution above set forth and read in connection with it thelotier uf " Capt. A's brother" and not see to what the politics of Issaquena are too surely drif ting under the present management f Wonder that dovoted Democrat who love their party and would preserve Its organization intact have determined to no longer tolerate such leadership ? Can they fail to see, with such a resolution adopted so rcccntly.as last year by a so called Democratic Convention, and now endorsed by " Capt A's brother,"' who M chairman of the Democratic Executive Committee, presided over Times the organization of the Anderson con vention; tire character of the fight ws are now waging? That there is indeed to ui the language of-Capt A's. Bro." "mors iuvolved in this contest than the mere election of a sheritTT That it is a struggle involving the autonomy of the IHmocratic party of Issaquena? Can they be so blinded bv the glamour of a name? Whenlookuiir back upon the receut past we behold the Chairman of our Democratic Executive Committee running against our chosen standard bearer lion. D. L. I asoy : and a so call ed Democratic meeting passing a reso lution such as this, and then read this letter reprobating the conduct of those tried and true Democrats who by their patriotic prompt and vigorous action saved the good name of our party ; their convention, to which we are per haps indedted for the fact that our Dis trict is now represented in Congress by that distinguished Democrat Hon. T. C. Catchings and not by an Inde pendent, democrat as " not only a farce,' but truly "a flagrant and intolerable wrong;" is it any wonder that we should not be willing to eutrust our selves to such leadership in the battles of the future ? He invokes no sympathy, no stats aid ". Upon what plea could he invoke it ? He might say, " Democrats of the 4th congressional district In 1886 being chairman of the Democratic Ex ecutive committee of Issaquena county I ran against Hon. I). C. Casoy the regular nomiuee of the Democratic party for the senate and have the proud satisfaction of knowing that by the aid of tho colored vote 1 carried the county against him. Again in 1886 I endeavored to defeat the nomination of Hon. T. C. Catchings. To this end I tried to preveut any action by our beat aud county conventions, in which I bad strong hopes of succeeding had 1 not been balked by the irregular eon- duct of some eight or ten men holding a convention at night in a barroom at which there was not present more than one or two truly representative men of either town or county, l ou must see that this was not ouly a farce but truly a flagrant and iutolerablo wrong. am now, in the interest of my brother trying to detent tho choice of a major ity of tho Democratic party of lssa queua in tho person of J. P. Kershaw, aud having Tailed in imposing on the simple minded Democrats of the county the palpable fact that 12 Is I quorum of thirty, aud thatconsequent ly my brother who w as nominated by a convention organized by 12 out of thirty of the accredited delogates is the regular nominee. And having re jected overtures looking to a decision of the question by the Democracy alone we are now relying on the Re publican vote to accomplish our object r or all these reasons we esrnestly in voke your svmpathy and aid." Can you wonder that they do not ask sym- pathy from the Democratic- party of the State. WkdoI we think we are en titled to it. Tho battle we are fighting is one in which uot wk alone but all Democrats are interested; the conse quences of victory or defeat far reach ing beyond what wo can calculate. Ws want their words of chcor, we want their kind encouragement But if we are not to have it, if we aro to stand or fall alone- and unaided, then wo w ill ' trust us In our single might" assur ed that as " our hearts are pure and our spirits right We shall win the Warlock light', Very respectfully yours, W. P. Hicks, The Greenville Water Works. Nkw Oki.eanh, Oct , 1887. Editor Greenvlllo Times: Dear Sir On my return to my office this morning, from a trip, I found your paper of tho 24th of September. Capt Burke is also iu tho ollice now. thank you for tho kind notico I find in tho said issue, but wisli to call your attention to the error at the foot of said article, mado in your comments; which I w ish you would In your next Issue correct so It may bo properly un derstood. Your assumption that tho Greenville works were held Lack on account of the Tcxarknna plant, or any other, is wholly incorrect The machinery is well under wnv, and wo can reason ably expect to get pipes by the last of this, or first of the coming year. In explanation will sny, that all pipe foun dries arc, and have been for several years behind their orders, and decline to take orders for the amount of pipe involved In tho Greenvlllo Job ou less than twelve months ahead ; but as the Eastern and Northern season will soon close, and foundries find themselves generally with pipo on hand not deliv ered ou account of delays in works, wo can generally buy from various factories for Southern nsc, and by this means wo have assurance that we can get tho quantity wo need in ample time to complete our contract as pro vided for In our franchise. Respectfully yours, yk week of casualties. 7 J The attempted assassination Satur day night lat at Burdetts's, in which Messrs. Sullivan and Dolormo were both badly wounded; the serious shooting of Mr Wray (who has been brought to Greenville) at Clarksdalc; the burning of the depot, a number of cars and a large lot of freight at Ls taud on Monday night, through coal oil carelessness ; tho burning from lo comotive sparks of 100 bales of cotton and a number of flats at Lcesburg, on the Georgia Pacific, on Wednesday; tho wreck of Mr. Josh Skinner's gin sngino on his Deer creek place; one negro bsdly shot by another at Leland on Tuesday night; make tip an unu sual number of happenings for one week. ' UltAND JUKOKS FOK DHCIOtBEB TKKM. DISTRICT NO. 1 John li Gage W. B. Gidden John K. Nutt Ed. Lindscy. blHTRICT so. 2 W. II. Gr,vitt E. S. Carr A. C. Morgan M. Rosenberg whtknt no. S Geo. E. Billingsley I-ee Hexter T. It Davis ' Ed. Yates, DIHTMLT NO 4 Sam T. llucks S. W. Perrin J. U. Weilertnan Andrew Smitlb PIHTKKT NO. 6 Marion ll.ireli.-ld J. A. liolliugsworth Geo. W. .Meek U. V. Joyce. NO. 13 FOR SALE. A two-wheel BUGGY with tern end a good single harness. Apply to Heal Hunt sepl7J It S. DA V. F-OIl SALE. Two small house, one on Alexander Avenue near compress, and one on Broadway. Will be sold cheap. lor Kent. Brick storrhonse on Washington Avenue. KEKGCSOX FIX LA i STOREHOUSE FOlt RENT. The two-story atorehvuse of Dr. C. . liCWis, next door to limes ontee, will be completed on or before Sept oui. Large cotton room up-stairs. Apply to J. F. IUkE8, Agt September S-tf FOR SALE, Several desirable; lots In irood local ities. John J5. Lkk, Real Estato A gent. FOR RENT. Two desirable cottages of S snd rooms. John M. Lkk Real Estate A gout. TEXAS PONIES. In about ten days I will receive and offer for sale two car loads of choice Texas Ponies. Close pricos for Hakd Cash. opt-24 tf J. 11. BELL. KANSAS MKIT. The re-onening of mv meat supplv business, on or about tho 15th inst.. will be In the shop on the East aide of Walmwt Street, next the Main street corner. I have made arrangements for Eaily Shipments j Express for Finest Western Meats, Hoy and will keep no otlicr.-ii Will also supply FISH. GAME AND DRESSED POLTLTRT. Intending In the future, aa In the past, to spare no efforts to give satisfaction to all customers, I respectfully solicit patronage. L. P. LAURENT, formerly of Mnya, A Laurent, Oneavllla, Mat.. Sent. h. Mfl. Greenville Is now ready to fill all order, local or at any point on tho railroads or river. Orders left at tho Bank of Greenville or w ith F. Biggins, Greenville, prompt ly lined. Incapacity, 60,000 per day.fet Delivered on track of Georgia Pacific, Sunflower Branch, $3.50 per thousand. HjrNo. I Shingles Guaranteed" Terms, C. 0. D. Always. F. BIGGINS. Sept IMm Proprietor. IRON AND WOOD WORK. I am now prepared to do all kinds of BlacHiiJacMk Anil ItepairinLT WAGONS, BUOQIES and Carriages Made and Repaired. Carriage Painting and Trimming By First-Clnss Workmen. Charges reasonable, satisfaction given aud work guaranteed. Mr. Will Vai-oht, a thoroughly com petent workman, is in charge. 8hop on Central Avenue, nearGeorgis I'nclno Depot. augl3 Mat. ROSA VAUGnT. NOTICE TO TAX PAYERS. The lax payers of Washington county Mississippi, are hereby notified that the State, County and Levee Taxes for the fiscal year 1HM7 '.re now due and payable at my office in tho Court House. The following is a statement of said taxes on tho dollar's valuation of property : Stato tax, . S 1-2 mills General County tax, S School tax, - 1-4 County Bond tax, 1 Old Railroad Bond Tax, 14 New Railroad Bond tax, 2 LevcO Construction tax, 6 " Total, 16 1-4 mills Tax payers are further notified that taxes unpaid On the 15th of December will be delinquent and additional costs and damages accrue upon same. W. fc; HUM', Sheriff and Tax Collector. September 10, 1887. CITATION NOTICE. The Stato of Mississippi To JOHN CIIAFFE: You are hereby commanded to ap pear before the Chancery Court of the couuty of Washington, in said State, on the Second Monday of October, 1887, to defend the suit in said Court of Grant and Annie McKinncy, minors, by their next friend Harry K. Johnson, wherein yon are a defendant Witness my signature this Sth day of September, 1887. C. M. JOHNSON, Clerk. By Jos. A. Shall, D. C. Sep. 10, 1887- ESTABLISHED 1889. A. YAGER, The old and Reliable Bakery, Dealer In Family ami Fancy GROCERIES Confectiona ries, etc FRESH BREAD, CAKE, etc. Constantly on hand. Goods delivered at all hours of the day. Fresh Bread delivered at resi dences every evening. Thanking my patrons and the publli generally for past p.ttronage, 1 respect fully request a continuance of the same, orncE BirisEa, CBaCaUPTIOS TERMS. One year, in advance i CO Any subscriber desiring- his nancrdia- eontinued will please notify u promptly. ADTERTIftlSU BATES. Transient Advertising, One Square jne insertion 91.29 Each subsequent Insertion 7 rees lor Leiril notices, which are in cluded under this head, due on or before last publication. proof furnishe4 until paid for. 'Loeaus," five lines or more, this type 10 cents er line for first. 6 cents eack subsequent insertion. Less tbaa tlvt lines, U cents per line for first sad It cents per line each subsequent uisertioa. rersonai articles or notices charges for or declined according to their oat ore. Customers will please give explicit di rections or length of time for publication of advertisements. Regular advertising, one ausars, u . $7,tuis. $12,1 year I-arger advertisements, quarterly, half yearly and yearly, Contracted for at Liberal Rates. Orders from transient customers, ver bal or written, for job work, advertising, or subscription, must be accompanied by the cash. Accounts of regular custo mer due and presented the 1st of tack month. FROfESSIOXAL. . a. raurt w.e.iaaeaa. La aor r. raacy PERCY, YERGER & PERCY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Greenville. Miss. J. M. JAYKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW, GREENVILLE, MISS. OffiYj over First National Bank. W O rilEI.PS JOSHUA SKINKIR. PHELPS & SKINNER, ATTORNEYS AT-LAW, Qreenvlille, ----- Miss. Office over First National Bank. . X. Thomas. ITi, Onfla. THOMAS & GRIFFIN, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Opaeait Bask of GratmvlUt. We own the onlv Abstract of Title in the lands of Washington count and tha City of Greenville. octl F.A. MONTGOMERY ATTORNEY AT LAW, Ronkdai.r, Bolivar Co, Miss. R. II. McNaia. 8. E. ScuuLsa. Drs. McNAIR & SCHULER, Ilesiilent Dentisjta. orricB over THE FIRST NATIOJAL HASH. Will visit (professionally) all parts ef this and adjoining counties services are needed. wbei ben my Calls to the country promptly attend ed to ncr 28 Dr. J. Ij. Young DENTIST, (10 Tears Residence in Oreenriili.) All kinds of Dental work dons, and upon tho most approved plan. jhajrOllleo over Flnlny's Drug Store.'M Greenville, Miss, Tno. Ij. Hebron, .Jr. ATTORNEY AT LAW, l.EI.AND, MISS. Will practice In all the conrts of Wash ington county and In the Htate Supreme and Federal Courts, Hpeclal attention given to prosecuting claims against railroads for damages te person, personal or real property. Dr. Henry Robinson, ii:tvtist, GUKENVII.LK, - - MISS. Office over Wetherbee's Hardware Store Offers his professional services to the citizens of Greenville and the publls generally. IJniylW H. K. JOHNSON, ror.KTT iiRvtiss, CIVIL ENGINEER. Ileal Estate Agent, OIIFKNVII.I.K MISS. REAL ESTATE AGENT INTELLIGENCE OFFICE. Labor furnished and situations secured for laborers and servants. .Special attention to resting nouses and collection of rents. Taxes paid on city and county prop. erty, and statements furnished. Ollice in Express company otuce a Main street. Hcpt 3-tf JNO. M. LEE. Notice to Tax'Payeri. The tax payers of Greenville are here by not i lied that municipal taxesot the fiscal year 187 are now due and payable at my ollice in Greenville. The follow Ing Is a statement of said taxes on the dollar's valuation of property : Corporation tax ft nuns Railroad tax 7 " School tax. 1 Hiver Improvement tax s Total. .15. Tax payers are further notified that taxes unpaid On the 16th of December will he delinquent, and additional sosts and damages accrue npon same. 11. MUUKI. sept. 17 1887 Tax Collector. J. KIN SELLA. (SUCCKSSOU TO T. O'CONNKR.) Saddle and Harness Maker SHOP 05 WALNUT STMHT. IEEI'S eoa stantly on A hand every r- thing In his Jj& line. All kinds .T' a . , . , --.zmvi -f - notice. Sell iZr- . WW UUIITO WSS euvi. works cheap. MOHEYi to be made . Cat tkf a oat a.S return to as, an. I we will teS yon free aomethina of (rre.l rain and Imfwrtanee to in, that will atari roa in onaiiieaa whleS wilt bring you In mo-emonejriflitaway than anythlna- elae in thla world. Any oaoeaa do tha work and lira at home. Rlther aex t all airea. Something new, that jaat eoina money tor all worker. We will Hart yon capital not needed. Thla la one or the vennin, impor tant rhanfe ofa Hfl-tfme Th.we who ar. a. bitiona and antertrlalna; will not delay, feraitd ontfltrrea. Addreaa lai n A Co., Aiuruata, Maine. Feu... V?