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JlSlI JDress Goods, I I Sateens, Summer Silks FPPLEMENT. taviLLETlMES. I'RDAY. MARCH 10, 188a bNGS OF THE DAY. Fablla la Knablad to Gat forulmoat utnina 0 or three street corners in New tie sheets of paper flutter in tho 1 printing on them that looks try. rnejr are songs, at a cent Some are classical, many were the ears of past generations. ire "revival" airs, nVgro ditties herons, great number are love ml there is a class with titles filial devotion which may be mother" songs. Ir two smalt rooms in Park row them to the whole country. In toy were printed with a lmml ut the next year a steam print- s was used. As fast as a song it a new edition of twelve Illin iums is printed from a stereotype of the songs are copyrighted. publishers are w illing that the row place should issue nil the limits it can. In the first place. g the words in this cheap way t j the demand for the song with ic. Then tho publisher of the ets sells the words with the ht tho unvarying price of forty IIo buys them of the other puis- at prices ranging from thirty sixty. All tho cent rem inn byrighted. pale-faced girls cnnie into the Park row. They were about years of age. "Have you got (ood Ship Sails To-Night?' "asked them. She bought twoeopicsof two of "Her Own Hoy, Jack." like I'ra Waitin' My Love s said the other. They paid e cents and went out happy. it is the most popular song you lie Old Folks at Home,' " was the reply. "It camo out thirty ,fo, and has sold steadily ever iy n ni ihiiii.im! urw millions I II the time," t are some otner lavorit i songs always sell welL ! Hyo, My Love, Good-Iiye,' Is one most popular. 'The Dying Girl's lie goes well, too. All tho r songs catch on every time, are no less than titty 'mother' in the publisher's stock." ic of this year's crop of cent songs White Wings," "Tho Letter Kevcr Cnmo," "Cricket On the Hi," and "Since Mv 'Mother's In nil Gone." Hilar songs are set to a tune that only catching but easily caught. b hear them at the theater, tin d elves humming them afterward. Ihey had tho words to that song. somewhere for a cent, and buy flcr a few domnnds fur some par- song the publisher sees that it ken and prints it Imcss houses buy thoasands of pi'Ular cent songs, print an adver- l nt on the blank side, and dis- thera gratuitously. It pays, keep the long, advertisement IL rger sheets are printed with six or songs for two cents. But these ft take as well. Tho sheet is too After flacinn'ff a little during m of cheap musio with words, the are now looking up again. V. brld. I office in Boston and asked to havt lad examined. After ft moment's Mon the professor started back, liming: "Cooii heavens! yoithav lost unaccountable combination nl lutes lever discovered In a human ;. ere your parents eccentric?" sir." replied the all-around elm. , meekly, "but my wife is. JToe n't pay any attention to the largei ps, sir." Uniiimiton t'rct Press, pno of the Gang. A clergyman ;nt a pair or noi ses irnm a set ol i's. v licit ne nan l iken tiioin and found lliem useless, ho re d and complained bitterly to tin lord of the inn in whose stable hud been stnndiug. "Well, sir." 1mm said, "anyone could see thev sharpers, nud 1 precious soon uol If tilem: but von will eveusn nip. vott acted so iollv preen. I thiit'ht must be outs of the gang.- - A'. T per AX ACT. Entitled an Act to amend the Charter of the City of Green ville iu the county of Washington, Mi-MMippi, approved March 26th, 1886. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Mississippi, That sectiou one of the charter of the city of Greenville iu the county of Washington, Mississippi, approved March Stith, 1886, be ameuded by striking out all of said section one between the word towit " iu the sixth line and the word "The" in the 80th lino and in sert the following; Commencing at a point ou the line divi ding sections i and 6, of Township 18, of liange 8 West, Where the eastern edge of le I.osseps street intersects said line. Beiug &5 Stf east from the North west comer of section 6. 167 16-100 feet; thence South 81 30' West, 8078 feet to the Southern edge of Walthall avenue, the point of beginning ; thence South 55 30" West to the w estoru boundary of the State of Mississippi. Also commencing at the above point of begiuuiug; theuee South 55 30 East 1107 81-100 feet along the Southern edge of Walthall avenue to its iutersectii n w ith the eastern edge of Edison street produced ; thence 81 80' east along the eastern edge of Edison street tothe line between sections I'J ami 4, theuce South 55o 80; East 600 feet, thence South 8 1 30' West; 280 1-2 feet ; theuce South 65" 30' East 400 feet ; thence south Si 80 w est 1178 feet to the intersection of the southern edge of Valliant Aveuuo produced; thence south 65o:W east 600 feet ; thence north 34 80' east fiyj feet to the in torstctiou of the southern edge of Johnson street pro duced ; thence south M" 80 cast 400 feet ; theuce north 84 SO" east 1131 feet, to the intersection of the southern edge of Main street produced ; thence north ft.V 80' west along said southern edge 500 feet ; thence north 8 4 80 east 660 feet to the intersection of the northern edge of Wash ington Avenue produced; theuee north A&o 8o' west 1400 feet to the intersection of the eastern edge of Edison street; theuce north 8480 east along the eastern edge of Edison street, to its intersection with the line dividing sections 3 and 4 ; theuce north 64 45 westalong said last named Hue to its intersection with the eastern edgo of Broadway ; thence north 81" 30 east along tho eastern edge of Broadway 1484 feet to the northern eitge of Magnolia street; theuee north fo30 west to the western boundary ! of the State of Mississippi. Section 2. Be it further enacted, That section ten (10) be stricken out aud the following be inserted iu lieu thereof: 'That an assessor shall bo elected biennially by the City Council of Greenville, at the same time that other city olll ccrs are elected, and he shall receive such compensation as may be fixed by said council. It shall be the duty of said assessor, to make a full aud complete assessment of the real aud personal property of the city of Greenville, not ex empt by the law of the State of Mississippi from taxation. The assessment of lauds aud personalty shall iu all cases be separate. Said assessor shall iu each year make and return a full and complete assessment of tho real and personal property in said city; and he is authorized aud required to administer such oath to the tax payers of said city and to ascertain the assessable value of property In said city, as required by law of county assessors. Section 8. Be it further enacted. That section 46 bo amended ns follows! alter the word " provided " in the eighth line, add the words: And said election shall bo held as required by the Statutes of tho State of Mississippi for general elections." Section 4. He it further enacted. That section 61 bo stricken out and the following be added iu lieu thereof: 'That iu caso of the abseuse or sickness of said mayor, the city council of said city shall be called to meet by the city clerk, and the said council shall proceed at once to select one of their number lo act as mayor pro tern., and said member so selected shall lie empowered to discharge all the duties imposed upon said mayor." Section 5. Be it further miueted. That the city Council of Greenville be and they are hereby authorized and em powered to submit to the qualillcd voters of said city propositions to issue the bonds of said city iu an amount not exceeding forty thousand dollars for the purpose of creating funds to be used for the following purposes: Twenty-live thousand Dollars of said bonds shall be for the purpose of paving the streets, aud fifteen thousand dol lars of said bonds shall bo for tho purpose of buying tho necessary lots and erecting thereou, a calaboose and city hall and market house, said bonds to run twenty years und to bear suc h rate of interest as shall be fixed by said coun cil not to exceed eight per cent, per annum, and said bonds shall be of such denominations as determined by the Council. Section 6. Bo It furilier enacted. That the Twenty-live thousand dollars of bonds for paving the streets, and the fifteen thousand dollars of bonds for building City Hull, market House and calaboose ehull be separate aud distinct funds and shall be submitted to the qualified voters as separate and distinct propositions at tho same or nt differ ent times. Section 7. Be It further enacted. That the city council shall give notice by publication in some new spaper publish ed iu said city for not less than twenty days of the time and place of holding such election, for the purpose of voting " for" or "against" the issue of tho bonds for one or both the purposes provided for in the preceding sections and said election shall be held in the same manner as other city elections, except that no poll book shall be used and for the purpose of determining who are the legal voters of said city on the propositions to issue bonds herein provided for, a new and complete aud general registration of all legal voters shall be made ou the same day and at the same time and place of taking tho vote on either one or both of the propositions herein set forth aud such registration shall lie conclusive proof of all legal voters of said city. Section 8. Be it further enacted. That if it shall ap pear from the returns made by the ollicers holding the election and the registration books aforesaid that a majori ty of (he legal voters of the city have voted "-for issue," said city council shall be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to issue the bonds of the city of Greenville to the amount voted for at said elections, said bonds shall bo signed by the mayor, attested by the city clerk, who shall keep a register of the bonds so signed. Section 9. Be it further cuacted. That the city council shall have the power to dispose of said bonds as to them may seem to the best iuterest of the city, . but said bonds shall not be disposed of at less than ninety cents upon their face value. The funds arising from the sale of the bonds herein provided for shall be placed to the account of the fuud for which they were voted and they shall not be used for auy purpose other than that for which they are issued. Any violation of the provisions of this section shall be a felony punishable by a tine of not less than live hundred dollars or by imprisonment in the penitentiary of not more than two years. Aud for the purpose of providing for the redemption and payment of tiie iuterest ou the aforesaid bonds, said city council shall bo ami they are hereby em powered to levy a tax ou the ieal and personal property in the city of Greenville; which said tax shall be iu addition to oue percent provided for in the charter of said city, and the bonds and coupons redeemed aud paid shall be de stroyed as now provided. Section 10. lie it further enacted, That all laws aud parts of laws in conflict w ith this Act, lie, and the same are hereby repealed, and that this Act take effect from aud alter its passage. Approved Feb. 2lst 1888. RESIDENCE LOTS FOR SALE. No Hail road Tracks to Cross. :N0 NOISE AND SMOKE OF FACTORIES.: Parties desiring to buy residence lots are in vited to call at my office. The lands adjacent to the northern limits of the city have been laid oft into streets and convenient sized dwelling lots; and will be sold on liberal terms to those baying to build. I have a map of said portion of the city, which trill convey a ready idea of its ad vantages. The Street Car traverses these lots; making them easy of access to inhabitants. .1. S. WALKHII.. Jan. 7, 1888. Office over Fiiilay's Drug Store. NOTICE. The firm of Starling & Smith is this dny changed into The Starling & Smith Company. We hope to continue to receive for the new firm tho libera patronage heretofore extended to us. Stahainu & Smith. March 1, 1888-H NEW CONFECTIONERY The politic Is tnftmncil Unit will opttn, NEXT lMHMt TO TOST' OFFICE, st- Petition for Luor Lloonsa. To the Honorable Hoard of Supervisors uf W'ashiiiKton (ounly Mississippi. We the. iiniUtrniKtit'il leiral voters lii residences nfilhtrlct N't. of said county reHpeetlully pe tition your lloniirnlilu Unity to grunt unto J. '. 4 tPKKTO a resident or mlit connty a license to retail vlnouuitiKl aplriiioua lluiirs. In Iras ijuautlllt t than onu gttlinn at swiltwurer store In said district Anil WKreeoinenit nahi J.0. 1 upertim to lis ol ,ooi rnpuiHtiou, a uliur anil iuIUuIv portion lo reselvu itucli llcenaa. A r. .'miens, Morrt W Mine II .Tlnklim li Ty. lor K S Hanks It l.ec A Mlti hul II Hill II llr. ri.l Iticil (; Kvlim l llurliert It VV Nmitli K I, Ihnlwin H fii k. tt .1 Wltw II K Knrlow U llruci. A Thomas .J 1'rliice I' llmilln N Mason A r outer It llnvi' T llmnn S llnnaly I) llnvca.1 It Kov, f ,M 1 hnniai W limit'- II Tnvlor" W l,e.(ie f IMioltl K.lohnxnn li Wllllami V 'I homnnn W William V Itiiilirern M t; MuKallen A luiif F Thompson .1 .louca I' horsey l W Appli'ton U (Jay s.lonun li Itowiiliruif I, Hunter A l,iwi A Marshall H (iiirinat H Hnom ' Jim I. in. i nmlii'll .1 10 it I tin nt li Itoliiiisiiii ,) Uulki.r.i llrown H Waril K lliiyln N llli harilson H I'i'tl. ay I, I't'tlnav A Wnnllliiton s I illu li .1 ,l,,nr. I Will MANtirACTt'ltK tllV OWn trooils. A .lll,'l"'r"" .K ''I"1;,''1' ! haptnmn T l.an.H " , u it's .i .i union I cronas l ttHlfWutnl A Ilcsiiles tlinroilirhly experienced my- '"n t' Harris K MeilinictiT T Johnson .1 , , , ... . . Hill lU'liiimliiTs I'.Ioiii. f It Smith (( .loloison self, I have engaged the services of a J Hooker .1 O UrM.nhur.t I Z hlmr H r.irenJ i , , , , - j .Jones II .1 41 ok I us K peeil A W ilhutus S Kvinet workman under Mart?., of Jackson, for! .imkins c l..m t. n'..,i j Merchant r lii v i i.m-1 li .limes M wtote s ( arson .1 Itnhlnson A ; I'ltti raon M Itolil W I'hilios.l t'liiiiim in T lliwana W Swell .1 Hooker A Ite.H .1 sharers 15 years. I'atroliago solicited and sat isfaction guaranteed. f'-b- ' E. R. DURFEY, Prop't s. i'i;iTi:intAN. TUB Ol.t) KKMAM.B JKWEI.KK. Is still in front, with an excellent assortment of watches, clocks, jewelry, I silver nnd plated ware. At his store on Walnut street you can get from a Waterbury at $2M) up to the finest 18 karat gold stem winder watch at low est market prices. Solid 18 karat (fold wedding and engageineut rings of any size and weight, linost steel and gold framed spectacles, with the best peri scopic lens or genuine llra.ilian peb bles. As regard tho repairing de partment he is willing to let it rest on its own merits. His watchbook shows the repairs of more than r i x thousand tlvo hundred watches during bis stay of eight years In Greenville. They advertise tho workmanship of the house. Any article wanted, which is not on hand, w ill he cheerfully ordered, subject to approval. lie sure and call at the old reliable jew elry house of S. l'MTKHMAN, On Walnut street, Greenville. oct8 RANGER'S NOTICE. The State of Mississippi, 1 Washington County, j Taken up by J. Comptou, at Walnut Point, February 7, 188M, OXE ISAV MARE, three or four years old, branded ou left hip (taken to be II) very poor. Ap praised at $'.'5. The ow ner of tho above described animal Is hereby notified to come for ward, prove property, pay charges, and take her away, or she will be dealt with according to law. W. 11. LARDER, febl8 Coroner aud Ranger. HJi mi's M Hohertson A 1 in ker t, Nenl .1 t'e rul 11 Wilson I, A. lams I, Hunter V W illiams H lackHon .1 William. W A'lnms H Horsey U Miti'hol 8 llrown T llrown K I'nrker II .rutin W Holmes K llrown .1 llrown J Hins.l Honiher. laml.l samlera I. W illiams r. W'liorlcton .1 itob lnnn .1 VoiiliK l I'utrn A Williams F Jin kins K Jones K Jones M Hooin ll.llnklns V, Wooily S Wonilv .1 Uoliln-on VV llutters S lleurtv I llaiiks I'Mnrshnll.I Marshall V I'lillllps W 'Williams f. Muttins J Trice H (iorilen J Urnv I Franklin U Alulermn I) Conner N Harris' M Itrooks i; Jones J Johnson A VV 1 1 tin inn J lleece M I'ltimp I Thilmorn W Allen W llnnliar F Hum liar 11 Jnckson W 1 Hall T Iliri'h C HeiM A Hooper r McUrne R (iarner II Min k J Night II Hall T l,e J Mlttht J .Mack I) llrown J llrown II Howard W smcerly I. llrown K llrown .1 1 aiu belle M Cross J Iti vent II llocket J lleeil P (ih son R Wallacn H (looilen H Lonu 1' ritlth II Smith T Aniiersun H An. lerson (.' Scott ll li'ines M Jones 1 Jones A Jinkins M Murpliey I, An ilerson II Willlntiis II W rirner M Seoit It Iteilick II Thomas H I'hillips J I'nrker It l'arkr II orny Olireen M Moore J (irav J Moore II Hilianl !. HoliWBy s Williams sj Penan r IMIIianl W Morris If Clay Jones K (iuirery s Itoss it I lim it's A Jernits C Howard I, L Hniilli i tucker Horsey II Wilson II Tucker II (ireen T Illack horn N Monroe (i Washington J (irason A Hay. lev It Mtilleli! fl l.nsl. S U..lii..... .1 wn...i.. J lloifans S Henderson j Williams ! Jones. I Muliiiim J II llrown It Klemliots T Klchard E Wartli'll H Pnnnils II l,ee W Smith K Wllliann H Sittly A Williams W (ilhson K S Thompson W (ireen A Itavin r Johnson J Weal hers poon Y Haskins B Heringtnn I. llowttl W Itlcn A Itnstursv 1 demxv J Tavlor s.htclt t. I nt T (iraw)s tt Johnson r Smith J Johnson .1 Parker A Anoerson P llarkius ) llurlln II Melntie II Pearl H llnrklln A Woods JKinirJ Thomiison It S Pickett H Wyalnirlo A Jont s P Wens W llor. sev H Hunt I Ealon P llurdett II Rlair ll Wil liams I. Itrooks H (Jrlllin H Steacens S Moore M lladen E III' ks M l.indsy .1 Horsey T W illiams Kohinson II Jones Ksimhs T' Smith J Hen. nett W Johnson It Walker II Desks A Marx II Csmlielle T Colwi'll W"Wllllams W Kpps O W niuiuer w i 'avis ii itranam ii orown (. j rarnklln W Hornell It Jnniersnn ( Jack J Frank lin J Itairnins O Thorn J Itrooks J Hnrkley V ( onson S Henson H Middleton II Picket ST Washlnton K I'aica W W aid II J Want C Foster T lioherson W French W Thomas 8 Kaatllna- J Eastllmr s Itraxton (1 Darls s llrown W Thomp son J Ferirnson J Pain J Jones c I'nck It Illack 8 Wllliaiiis W Peak W Johnson I) Ash G ' artcr J Peek A Jackson .1 French M Wells W Wil. Hams A Havis J Hrnok W Clark K Davi it Davis A (irav El. ray W HntlerC Johnson W Pr n M lln'lc K staaven I, W ats H Jackson II Mitlille ton H Philips T Williams H Mack J Moore P (Alison J ( artttr C Scott A Haves G Haves M llrown W Woolet .1 Davis K itohertson s French il W'vslnstle J Robinson N W ysinirlB M Slcliee J McVallen H smith J James 3 Kamn J Katun A H Howard W llarvey J (iray W Hell I. Wil Hums J Pmet J II ( rnsKheaii II Ilass I, Mass W Wilson J Black J Black A Hlack i. W ashington DFCraireW Alwooil W W rlnht A Wr xht J Williams J Edwards U Holiday D Holiday W Davis L Uattic. March 19. WaldamV ihcy respectfully "goliclt "at WIwre ow,mu" "W- f Offlcgpmcer-Kept books. Is com-1 XD DAY OF MARCH, INST., I February. 1888. Appraised at 0.