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Ira prepared to do all kinds of work k latest styles of Architecture and 1 Kanner of Good Workmanship. "i in i- r '-H-. j worn a specialty. is-ir KINSELL A. (SUCCKSSOH TO T. O'CONNKR.) le and Harness Maker SHOP ON WALNUT STREET KEEPS con stantly on hand every t. hi n ip In bin line. All kinds of nD a 1 r 1 n i done on short notice, o ells d works cheap. MANN, . . MISS Contractor and Builder. fort Done od Holt RMieaabll TERMS. 'killed Workmen and Best Material. Orders promptly attended to i" Ity aud Burrounding country. Will furnish plans aud speciflcn- Ions for all styles of public and Kiyate buildings JulySl J. II. Lcavenwortli. I Manufacturer of Rough and Dressed LUMBER. Flooring, Siding, Ceiling, Shingles; Laths, Pickets, Mouldinqs, Etc. HEREAFTER Terms STRICTLY CASH. NO T.I ME SALES MADE All bills due on presentation. ESTABLISHED 1869. A. YAGER, The old aud Kellable Bakery, Dealer in Family and Fancy GROCERIES. Confectionaries, etc FRESH BREAD, CAKE, etc. Constantly on hand. Uoods delivered at all hours of the day. Fresh Bread delivered at resi dences every evening. Thanking my patrons and the public eenerally for past patronage, I respect fully reauest a continuance of the same. KANSASMEATS The re-openlng of my meat supply business, on or about the 13th Inst., will be lq the shop on the E.t aide of Walnut Straot, next the Main street corner, i have made arrangements for Daily Shipments by Express for Finest Western Meats, V& and will keep no other.-! Will also supply FISH, GAME ANDJESSED POULTRY. Intending in the future, as In the past, to spare no efforts to give satisfaction lo all customers, I respectfully solicit patronage. L.P. T,AUKKNT, Formerly of Mny.e A Laurent. Greenetlle. Mat., Sent. In. 17. tin revolutionised the world 'lurlnir tit. iMt h.it centnrr. Not lent among, ttis womlprsof intentf ip nrnrrtnu. ih . method of work that run he prtirnipl .1) o-vrti(poniitry without ft'fftrAtinK the workor. from ttipir homp. P.y IHifrKl i anyoncranilo the work t either x, youiiK omhl ( no epeciai shtllty re qnireiJi Capital not hwlcKt t yon are atartrd rre Cut thli out and rrlnrn to and w. Will siid yon frm, aomntlilnir of fiTfat value an IrnpoTtnmw to yon, that wlUtrt yoe In DnsSnesB. wlilrli win brlnit yon In more oionoy punt awsv, thsn nnxthihs pp In the world, Giijsn oirtm n i t ::::::: hra I'U W5 I a n KENVILLE. - . jsniti Aogtui, iiamc nn HE OX. 20. STATE KEWS. Durant has a steam factory that turns out annually 500 wagons and a large amount of furniture. The Vicfcsburg Canning Factory will be completed within the next few days and will be canning fruit and veg etables during the first week in July. Evening Tost Greenville has a cotton exchange, and is putting on regular "city airs." It looks very much like It is going to be the town of Mississippi It bag the surroundings, and above ail the pluck and energy of a go-ahead people who are not afraid to risk money to make money. Grenada Sentinel The engineers of the loop line are doing their work thoroughly as they move along the route. They locate the road-bed permanently. There will be no after survey. The gentlemen of the thodolite and gunters chain will reach Rosedale in about ten days. Then on to the end or the route. Bolivar Democrat The planters in the Valley, north and south of this point on both sides of the river, are beginning to complain bitter ly about the almost incessant heavy showers which have prevailed during the last ten days. In the hills also they are having too much rain, but the crops are not generally so badly in the grass as they are in the lowlands, where rain Las been much more preva lent. Commercial Ho raid. The bos fruit and vcgetablo train over I. C. R. It passed through Jack son Friday morning last It arrived here with 18 cars of fruits and vegeta bles, picked up one here, and had three more to add between Canton and Jackson. The first car, or cars, bad been taken on at Fonchatoula, Iju, thus making a total of 23 cars within the short distance of 158 miles. New Mississippian. The manner in which the work on the cauol has been prosecuted since its beginning has gained the entire con fidence of the people in the plan, and done more to boom the town than any thing that has been projected in years. As everyone knows, the work has gone on smoothly and rapidly from the out set. Capt Madison told a Fost reporter to-day that since Thursday last, when the third cut to deep water was com pleted, 1,000 feet of the. west bank has been sloped. Capt. Madison states that the pres ent appropriation will be sufficient to slope both banks, and that there will be a small sum left over. Evening Tost CONFEDKHATB MONUMKNT. The monument will be 45 fuct high and is to cost $14,000. It will be cap ped with a statue of a Confederate soldier, Tho main shaft upon which the symbols and inscriptions will ap pear, is to rest upon a mausoleum, arched and castellated, with openings on two sides. In this is to be a statue of Jefferson Davis, life-size, with feet upon the corner stono. This will rest upon the foundation stone, on which the comer stone was laid on tho 26th of May. Tho whole will be of the best material and a work of artistic merit. On the inner walls will be more Inscriptions. The next section will cost $7000. We hopo for voluntary contributions. We cannot proceed without them. We take this method of letting the need be known. Salijb B. Morgan, President C. M. A. Several years ago the Lumberman pointed out the coming importance of the Yazoo Delta, of Mississippi, as a future field of hardwood lumber pro duction. The prediction is beginning to bo verified. The construction of the Louisville, Now Orleans & Texas Railroad from Memphis to Vicksburg, and on to New Orleans, opened up the entire length of the Delta to railroad traffic, which was followed by the erection of several mills along the line, which aro now turning out a consider able quantity of cypress, oak, ash and hickory lumber. The railroad line mentioned has been furnished with wharf and shipping facilities on the Mississippi river, a short distance above New Orleans. By this means lumber and timber can be discharged from cars into vessels, and shipped foreign or coastwise. Thus encouraged hardwood lumber has begun to reach foreign markets by the New Orleans route. This gives shippers an advan tage in rates over the old rail route eastward to Newport, Baltimore or New York, to the amount of twelve cents a hundred. Tho prospect is that a large amount of forest pro duct will go to market in this way. The advantage gained Includes avoid ance of transfer charges in New Or leans, and the delay and trouble that was thus involved. The Delta on its eastern side, atso has an outlet by means of the Illinois Central railroad. Still another road is to be built entire ly through the Delta from east to west This is the Georgia 1'aclfic, contracts for the construction of which have been let that will complete the line from Greenville, on the Mississippi, to Birmingham, Ala. This road will give the timlier resources of the Delta a market In the growing manufactur ing center in and about Birmingham. Altogether the lumbermen of the Delta can look forward to a prosper ous development of their interests. Northwestern Lumberman. GREENVILLE, The Trie Objects of the Alliance. Centreville Sentinel Mr. Editor : I find in this section, as in most every other where the in tention of the Alliance are misunder stood, that there are persons who look upon the organization with suspicion as though it had some bad motive in view and I beg enough of your valuable space to set the organization and its intentions right before the public The merchants in many places look upon the Alliance as their enemy, brought into existence to make war upon their profession. This is a most lamentable mistake. It !s contrary to every principle of the Alliance to an tagonize any lawful business, aud the mistaken ideas that have gone out have arisen from the fact that the merchants cannot see any further into the orgau- sation than the trade system which it has adopted.in some sections. If buy- ing goods cheaper was all that the Al liance had to accomplish It would cer tainly be a failure. Another reason why merchants and lawyers look with distrust upon the Alliance is because they are denied membership in the organization. The history of all such organizations prove that to try to or ganize men of different interests into a business organization will certainly prove a failure. The Alliance wants the interest of its membership to so harmonize that the organization can move on any question pertaining to their interests as one man. In this way alone can we accomplish the re forms so essential to the well being of tho farmer. In our organization we aim to teach our members true econ omy and thereby save to them mil lions of dollars annually. We are teaching our members to buy less and what they do buy, buy it in the cheap est market to be found. Every one else follows this rule and why not the farmer? The farmers have the same right to formulate plans by which they can buy and sell to tho best advantage other men do. Tho Alliance alms to elevate the agricultural class to that position In our government which their power and usefulness demands. To do this we will teach our members to pay their present debts and never niako any more for western meat or northern corn, and thereby do away with the iniquitous credit system which is sapping tho very foundation of our liberties. Every Alliance man will be taught to make his farm self- sustaining with cotton as a surplus crop. When we have accomplished these ends we can keep monopoly from fixing the prices on what we buy and ell. The southern farmer could be the most independent man in the world if he would only use the power at his command. Ho raises a erop of cotton that if judiciously handled would bring the world to dependence upon him. Why should not tho farmers In their prescut dependont condition como to gether in a close organization and see if they cannot get every farmer to look about him and investigate tho tenden cies of the agricultural classes of our country and if there can bo a remedy applied before it is too late? S. C. Fcui.kk, Llndalc, Mlns., May 24th. .Summit Hcnflncl.1 Now that everybody except tho Mo tcor has cooled off and is in a good humor again, suppose we take a glance back and see whot all tho row was about anyhow. In tho first place tho Farmers Alliance, a non-political or der, sent delegates to Jackson to a " State Alliance" for a specific purpose and not to meddle with the Legisla ture, the supreme court or the execu tive. Said delegates, over-stepping their instructions and powers, were green enough to send a lot of radicals to Inform Gov. Lowry how he ought to run his end of the machine, and were kindly iu formed by him that "this is a Democratic administration and not supposed to suit the Republi can party." Of cotirso they got up resolutions denouncing him all over, and of course somo of the County Alliances on tho spur of the moment, without thinking, followed their example, btit the delegates to tho Democratic convention overestimated powers when they passed a similar one and expected to bind tho Democracy of Copiah by their action. The en deavor to make Mississlppinns repudi ate G oy. Lowry is as useless ns to try to beat a Baptist lor office in Copiah. Nor can said convention nor State Alliance bind or pledge the Democracy or the farmers to the policy of having a constitutional convention. Very many of ns are opposed to it and can givo reasons for the faith that is in us. It Is to be hoped that tho Alliance will next time send a set of delegates who will have more sense than to send a lot of radicals monkeying around Bob Lowry. If not, Just hit 'em ogain, " Dear Bob," and hit 'cm hard. In its declaration of purposes, the Alliance resolves to "create a better under standing for sustaining the civil officers In maintaining law and order." Well, I don't think that I or anyone else knows what that means; but at any rate they are doing tho order no good by denouncing the chief officer of our State and trying to bring con tempt upon his administration. The Alliance is a young order and should seek friends, not enemies. It cannot a fiord to waste its strength hunting up difficulties, like an Irishman at Denny brook lair begging some one to tread on (ho tail of his coat. The order has j jREEN WASHINGTON COUNTY. made uiiuiv friends outside of its rank who hope to see it avoid the rocks that wrecked its predecessor, the Grange, and be of permanent use and value to the whole country. But it must be officered by safe, sensible, conservative men or they will dbgust its friends aud boycott, denounce and " resolute" the whole thing to the " demnition bow wows" in a short time. Wesson, Miss, Vkritas. East Mississippi Times.) BAY SI'RINtIS, OKTIHBKHA COUNTY. Whereas, we are organized as a band of farmers, and whereas, our prime object for organizing is to bene fit ourselves mentally, morally, socially and financially, and in order to accom plish these great ends, it becomes nec essary to practice economy in every walk of life, as well as preach it, and to live within our own income, therefore be it Resolved, That any member of this Alliance wiio trades more than he has just cause to think he will be able to pay, unless the same be done on ac count of some unforeseen misfortune, shall be deemed guilty of a violation of one of the first principles of the Alli ance and shall be subject to expulsion for so doing. Resolved, That we individually and collectively make it our business to try and keep down all neighborhood dif ferences and disturbances, whether among our brethren or among out siders, thereby improving the social and moral condition of man, and aid ing in the accomplishment of much good. Resolved, That when the time ar rives for the public schools to open in our respective districts, that we turn out and see that we select a good teacher and have our schools taught at a season that will give the farming class the least troublo and that when the schools open, we send our children every day, that it is possible that we deriv'e somo benefit from the tax we pay for tho school purposes. Resolved, That wo deem the use of intoxicating liquors as a beverage, as Immoral, useless aud expcuslve, and that any member of this alliance who shall drink to excess, shall be deemed guilty of violation of ono of the funda mental principles of the Alliance, and shall be subject to such action on the part of the Alliance as it may deem lit to take. A BAILROAUES'S EAR. ne Can Tell One Train from Another by Hearing Them on the Track. Springfield (Mass.) Union.) A lino car for music Is no rarity, yet peculiarities are occasionally noticed that attract attention. It is said that export musical conductors cau tell which one of thirty or forty instruments should como in at given points in or chestral work, or in mluuto technicali ties who Is wrong. Ability to namo a keynote Is also sometimes noticed ; that is, somo people on hearing a chord upon a piano or organ can tell, without see ing the Instrument or player, what koy has been struck or what is the signa ture of n chord or couccrtod piece. This Is quite rare, but a more peculiar faculty is sometimes exhibited. Some time ago two people were walking near a railroad crossing in the evening. The man had at one time been a switch man on tho railroad. His companion said, as a railroad train was heard ap proaching: "Is that the Chicago ex press 1" "No," ho answered, "that's a wildcat with engine 236." "How do you know ?" "t know by the sound of her bell." His companion was skeptical, so he said : "Now, you stand here till that train comes in sight and see if I'm not right" And sure enough, a minute later a light engine, No 236, passed under the electric light at the crossing, tolling her bell meanwhile. "1 learned to do that when I was switching nights," the man explained. "I had thirty trains to let Into the traluliouse between 7 p. m. and morn lug. There were nine tracks for them to go in on, and I teamed to know which was switch with a smile by the tone of their bells." Such a faculty is a rare ono and can not be acquired where it does not exist During the years of tho existing ad ministration, President Cleveland has had no more relentless critic, or, in deed, more bitter enemy than the edi tor of the New York Sun. Anil yet Mr. Dana has to come to this at lost He has employed none of flic ordinary devices of popniaiity, none of the smiles, the favors and flatteries of com monplace politics. On the contrary, his work has been done by methods so Intellectual, so shrewd, so subtle and so forcible that all opposition has been extinguished, and submission and obe dience rendered universal. " Tho fact that Mr. Cleveland's ability has forced a tribute of this sort from a fierce and uncompromising opponeut like Mr. Dana, does not prove the President's ability, but it goes a long way In sup port of the almost general belief that tlio ability is there. N. O. States. A special train on the East Tennes see Virginia k Georgia railway carry ing Jay Gould and party, made tho fastest time on record iu the South a few days since. The distance from Chat tanooga to Knoxvllle, 112 miles, was msde In two hours and seventeen nilu- j utes, which included two stops of live minutes carti. VILLE MISS.. SATURDAY. JUNE couxeme Tag cotto hi. Epitor Times: The proper method of collecting the Levee Cotton Tax so as to make the Ux "equal and uniform," should en gage the earnest attention of our Boscd of Levee Commissioners at their July meeting. The tax is now collected at so much per bale, while the statute re quires it to be levied and collected at so much per pound. There are so many presses in the levee district turn ing out bales of 800 lbs. weight, (in fact I heard of one weighiug 1300 lbs.; this was pressed to test the strength of the press) that the tax upon which our safety depends is becoming odious to the planter who cannot afford to re place his old with one of the improved presses now in use, and is now unequal and unjust The tax is now collected by the landing keepers and railroad companies, and the collector has little to do beyond making up his reports and receiving and paying over the mouey. As to the first step in reform ing this abuse, I would suggest that the Ivee Board order all the cotton to be weighed and the tax to be col lected as required by law by the rail road companies aud landing keepers, whose settlements should be made di rectly with the treasurer; thus dis pensing with the middle man, the rot- ton tax collector, whose office should bo abolished as no longer necessary. Ict the Iievee Board allow 10 cents per bale for weighing and collecting the fee of 5 cents per bale for weighing to bo paid to the owner of the cotton where he furnishes a list of weights to the collector ; and where he does nof, then to the collector who docs the weighing. Jo prevcut fraud at this point tho collector, If ho suspects fraud Is being practiced In the matter of weights, should be authorized to weigh in such cases, and if he finds a varia tion of more than 10 lbs. per bale (there frequently is that difference be tween scales) against the Board, be should collect upon his own weights and receive the fee for weighing, In stead of the owner who furnished the fraudulent weights. Whore the own er's weights are accepted, he should be furnished with a certificate by tho col lector to that effect. This certificate should be printed in triplicate, the ori ginal hauded the owner, the duplicate forwarded to tho treasurer, and the triplicate (stub) retained by the collec tor. The fee for weighing to be paid upon surrender of tho original certifi cate to the treasurer. At AO lbs. in crease (450 lbs.) tho saving would be $20,100. By adopting this system tho Board will allay the discontent this question has occasioned, which is of first Impor tance, and mako tho largo bale man pay his Just proportion of tho cotton tax. 1 would antlclpato aud answer some objections which will be urged against this plan by would-bo cotton tax collectors and their friends, but spaco forbids further trcspnss upon your columns. Tax Payku. P. S. I suggest tho continuance of the prescut fee of 6 cents per balo for collecting, becauso under tho system above outlined the labor to the collcc lcctor, both In handling the cotton and making reports will bo largely in creased. Chicot Correspondence. Chicot County, Ark, Juno 23. Editor Green villo Times: I wont by steamer to Vicksburg on the 15th and returned 17th. Leaving Vicksburg at 8 a. in. had a lino chance to examine crops. With few cxcci tions the cotton is grassy and unusu ally small for tho time of the year. Com is very promising. The last week of rain here has placed the cotton crop in a very dangerous condition, and nothing but a long pull, a strong pull and a pull altogether will save it It is a windfall for day hands; they arc so much in demand that when they take snuff all must sneeze. The Vlcksburgcrs have heard of your town. They claim tho boom has no foundation. Nature has certuinly made them secure from a caving bank aud relieved them of a levco tax ; but they have no country to draw from like your town ; and when you get the Georgia Pacific running you will take their finest trade. Vicksburg has one good sign of prosperity- plenty of Jews. I think if you arc not well sup plied have no fears that they will come, and to stay. They failed to bold Jeru salem, but they will bold tho Delta of tho Yazoo. Yours, Strait Fknck. An Appropriate Emblem. From the Albany Journul. An old man died in tho autum, aged moro than 80 years, and a kind friend sent a sheaf of rye, emblematic of ma turity, to place on his coffin. A female neighbor who had known the deceased all his life attended the funeral, and, seeing the shreaf of rye, exclaimed: "How appropriate! Ho always did like liquor." Mr. Clcvelaud can well afford to bo a little superstitious about the name Daniel. Dan Lockwood has heretofore placed him in nomination for every office be bos held. Daniel Manning managed bis campaign, and was a strong member of a strong cabinet. Daniel 1imout is his invaluable pri vate secretary. Now Daniel Dough erty has renominated him. The word Daniel signifies "judgment of God," and very appropriate it Is. Kansas City Times. Time 30. 1S8S. Why e are 61111 In rotfrtj's ranjs. Editor Greenville Times: Less there shouid be no misunder standing of the reason why I am still compelled to -stand off" some highly esteemed brethren of the creditor daa, please to kindly hoist this before the people through the columns of your influential journal: Immediately upon learning of the vacanry in the chair of the cashier of the Bank of Greenville, acting upon that principle which beats tumultuous in every true United States heart to go for every office in sight even if it is to beat Illaine or bust," 1 addressed to Mr. W. A. Tollock, President of said Bank, the following letter, given under my hand and sealing wax, the day and year therein mentioned and may the Lord have mercy on my soul I had submitted this communication In man ner and form as written to one of the finest long staple lawyers, (whose note I was to discount as soou as I got the place). He said it was a "go," and it ent into the slit In- the iHwtoffice house, ornamented near the right hand corner of a virgin envelope with a borrowed 2 cent stamp. I have no doubt but that the nigger who gets the Bank's mail toted it out with the other letters. I kept no letter press copy, but If I had to be married next year I would affidavit that its contents were about as follows, to whit: To lion. W. A. Pollock. 2? IPresldent and Directors of the Bank of Greenville. private. persons To be delivered at onct Dear Sir aud Gents: Although Abe Hewitt has said that Erin's green tlsg shall not be run to the fore in New York City, I do not understand that "no Irish need apply for sugar down here. And I now take my pen in band to inform yon that If you want an able-bodied cashier to whoop up your large and Important business, the undersigned Is liable Some of my best band-writing is with a type-writer ; but my ordinary gait with a pen la no second fiddling. don't cut any Corinthian capitals In my general style, but Just give a plain hog-kllllng hand which the colored peoplo can read and admire. If I am to tacklo your cash box, until I get the hang of the game a little instruction woidd be thankfully received. If the foreman of the shop will bang his di rections on the copy hook, so that I can tell who to accommodate and whose eyes to close; who is to get cash aud who to get tafTy, I will get on to It with both feet While your cashier would expect you to kick If he shoved up his chips on every sneak and bob tail, he hopes that none of your hono rable body will be so cold-hearted as to expect him to go flying out from a good jack-pot on such commanders as kings up. Such hands are not beyond the margin of risk for any well regu lated business. Respectfully, Honest John, P. S. 1 don't bold out no cards, but play my hand ou tho table ; and if you hire me for cashier and I get my liquor regular aud good, the wages can stand over till next week. Since addressing this letter I have passed many sleopy nights awaiting a reply. I havo worn out shoes & sox going to postoffiee, and have severely injured my cye-slgbt peeping through the gloss boxes for a letter. But up to yet no answ or. This Is an import ant matter and the directors should act promptly. Not only is that big in stitution running on one wheel with only on acting cashier to gouge up Its cash, but It Is injuring my business. The July meeting of the Levee Bosrd Is at hand, and it has good offices to go for ; many patriots are waiting for these places, and I do not wish to grind the faces of the poor by announcing my self a candidate for either or all of these offices with this casblcrshlp hang ing fire. If I hear nothing from the Bank by July 1, 12 p. in., suit fur slan der will be instituted at once. It Is stated' that when Leopold van Ranke began to collect- facts for his history, a singular accident occurred In bis hativo town. A bridge, gave way one' morning, anil some perimm were swept away in the current beneath. Vnn Ranke, who was absent at the time, on his. return inquired into tho details of the catastrophe. "I saw the bridge fall," said one of the neighbors. "A heavy wain had just passed over it and weakenod It Two women were on It when it fell and a soldier on a white horse." "I saw it fall," declared another; "but the wain had passed over it two hours previous. The foot passengers were children, and the rider was a civilian on a block horse." "Now," argued Von Ranke, "if it is Im possible to learn the truth about an accident which happened at broad noonday only twenty-four hours ago, how can I declare any fact to be cer tain which is shrouded In the darkness of ten centuries." To this trivial Inci dent, which to many persons would have born no lesson, was due much of bis caution aud impartiality. An Oakland county (Mich.) paper recently announced that a citizen there had hanged himself, and added, "we have not yet learned the cause of his death." 1 ins is pretty near ss good as the lady asking "did It kill him," after she had heard read an elaborate ac count of a man being blown all over the area of two townships and into a million pieces by the explosion of a can of nitro-glycerino. 1 0.1IIT LITTLE GAXE. How a Lady Outwitted Some Friend and Broke r a roker Tarti. A good story of a game of poker between H. C. liaruaby, W. II. Mc Donald, Oscar Weil, Fred Pond and George Frothingham, all gentlemen of the dramatic profession, is told by the Chi cago Times. They started a game of poker on the train, much to the dis gust of Marie Stone. She thought of a little scheme. Buy ing four packs of cards with identical hacks at the next station; she took ail the spades and threw the rest away. ith this pack of new spades she ap proached the players, and gracefully presented them with the nice new pack, throwed their old ones out of the wludow. The game proceeded and Mrs. Stone quietly retired, liaruaby dealt and MacDonald held the age. Weil looked at his hand and promptly came in. Poud said he thought he would take a little himself. Frotjtlngham said it would cost $1 more to play poker with him. Barnahy gathered up bis band, skiuned it down, said " Gosh ! " aud raised it another $1. MacDonald tilted it the limit So they weut until every one of them had bet everything but the tilling In their teeth. Then Daruaby said : " Well, gentlemen, cards?" " Not auy for me," said MacDonald. "Not me," quoth Weil. "TheseH do me," said Pond. " 1 like mine," added Frothlugham. Barnaby laid down the pack. " How many docs the dealers take?" asked Pond. " Not any," replied Barnaby. Everybody looked at everybody else aud then at Barnaby, as if to say : "If the dealer wins this pot we shall know how he did It." Nobody had much of anything left to bet so a call around was soon reached. "Flush here," said MacDonald." " Flush here, too," said each of the rest. "How big?" sold MacDonald. "Jack high 1" said Weil, spreading live spades. " (uocn hero t" said Poud. "I get it, I guess," suid Frothing ham. "I've got an ace and a king,'' aud be reached for tho pot "No, you dou't ! said Barnoby. " 1 gel It myself. I've got two aces and three sevens of spades a flush full." And sure enough he hod. Then there was a general compari son and a search throughout the pack The whole thing was au aggregate flush. Well," says Pond, " we con ploy without flushes." "No, we cant," says Barnaby, as he cashed in all the chips In the cor, " Wo rou't ploy poker with a pack of spades. I'm going to bed." And he did. Omaha Herald. Mexicans and the Railroad. Moxlcsns take mora kindly to roll roods than is generally supposed In the statos. The stage coach will go out of business as soon as tho trains reach Guadalajara. As much as the people cling to ancient customs they never ride In a stage when the cars will carry them to the same destination. It is funny, however, to see thorn gettirg used to the new mode of travel. The whole family will come down to the depot to see a member of! ou a ten miles' Journey. Two or three rounds of kissing tako place, accompanied by steady sobbing. Choking adloscs are shouted and handkerchiefs aro waved until the train Is out of sight Moxlcsns not only learn to rldo In the cars, but they take to railroad work with great zeal and aptitude. Mexican brakemen and firemen ore now cm- ployed on all the roads. Mexican clerks and book-keepers fill most of the subordinate positions In general offices. Many of the telegraph offices are managed by Mexican operators. The natives will fill these positions for half whot Americans demand, and, of course they get them. About the only complaint which the railroad mana gers find with the native help is that It is sometimes oversinort Mexico Cor. Globe-Democrat. A Stargeon Tlard to Kill. Cincinnati Knqiiircr. A fish of tho sturgeon variety, about eighteen inches lu length, was recently given to Mr. Kcevcr, superintendent of the ico factory' at Parkcrsburg, West Virginia. It was placed on one of the ice molds and frozen in the center of a huge cube of ice. This block of Ice was put in a public place, where the citizens could view tho fish frozen hard and fast iu tho center of the cake. The Ice began to melt, and by Tuesday afternoon it hod dwindled until the body of the fish was exposed to the air, while the head was still firmly im bedded in the ice. Sometime during the afternoon the tail was seen to move slightly, as the hot sun poured its rays upon it. Attention being called to this fact, the head was carefully releas ed from its icy prison and the sturgeon plated in a tank of water. It recov ered completely iu a few minutes aud was apparently as soinfd as ever. The fish is still alive In the tank. A light, sillcioiis earth is found in France and Germany from which are made bricks that w ill float in the water. Such bricks ore mentioned by Tliny ; they were also made In Tuscany In the eighteenth century. COURT TERNys. 1 Taniz-a. 4 3 T.ilaii.lchie, -J 3 tuurii.i, a Bonv&r. 4 6 Sunrl-iwr. ; 7 It-a-tUena, 4 s Sji.rk.-y, 9 W aaJuurftoa, 4 Dara -tay-l'ny a-l .July, ' Muri'ii an-t i tt. l-i 12 li 12 12 A Apr,! an-t Sot. 4 Ai.nl an l N, ' M&y au.l t'ec. ' Hy auj Imx. CHANCERY COURT. luc 1 TH OIST1UT. Day. I Ftoliirar, 4 CHiitiuan, X Coahiiiua. 4 Tuflii-a. 5 SunS-jiter, S Iauquena, 7 Sh.rkcy. Moe-lay Ff l uii pt 1 4 I Marrfe, O-totwrr, JUrrh. Oii.Wr, II art- (a. November. April aad CM War. Nnrmbef, May. Ufef ruber. May. I'wpiniVr, June. tlib-T, June, January', Jua-, January. i 4 S 1 W'atfhinirtoft.. I Warrra to Claiborne, It Jrfft-rioB. li A-lanu. U rrantlia, 14 Wilkin..., 11 1J U PROFESSIONAL. w. u. Tiatita. lkro r t . raexv YERGER & PERCY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Greenville. Miss. J. M. J A. Y1STE, ATTORNEY AT LAW. GREENVILLE, MISS. Office over First National Bank. . J. I'HKU'S. JOSHUA SU.N.NtH PHELPS & SKINNER. ATTORNEYS AT-LAW, Greenvlllle, ----- Mlsa- Office over First National Bauk. ISAAC SCHLESINGER, Attorney and Counsellor at Law. Will liraetlre In all III. ( onrt. of Oil. fit.t and the federal Court at .la.-k.on, Mim Sieelal attention glvi-a tu eollretlou.. Ottlie I iialalrs In Uwi. building, Haia St. I. II . Thomas. Win, CriSln' THOMAS & GRIFFIN, . ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Oyer The ftarllng & Smith Co. Store, We own t1ivonly Abstract of Title to the lands of Washington county and the I'lty of circenvllle. octl Frank E. I.arkln. J no. L. Hebron, Jr. LARKIN & HEBRON, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. OHKEWIU.K. MISS. Speclol attention given to Railroad and Chancery Law, Front ollloe In New Flnlay Building. F.A. MONTGOMERY ATTORNEY AT I. AW, Ronkoai.k, llolivnr Co., Miss. Hi. C. H.JONES, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Greenville, Mississippi. Realilenee at Metliodl.t iar.nnaire. Oftlea np-ataira In Plnley'a new 111111111111;, corner Washington avenue end Poplar atn-et, Offlre hoars: Mi to 14 m. t to 4 p m. It. II. AIcNam. K. F. Mik lke. Drs. McNAIR & SHULER, IleNiclent I ontitt. orm'E oviti THE l-IHKT NATIONAL RAN H. Will visit (professionally) all parts of this and adjoining counties wlim our ler vices are needed. Calls to the country promptly attend ed to ntv 1H Dr. J. Ij. Youiio: DENTIST, (10 Tears Residence in Greenville-) All kinds of Dental Work done, and upon tho most approved plan. Hjr-Olllco ovcrFinlny's DrugStorcTtJH Greenville, Miss. jx J. r AvisT CfltKEN VILLE, - MISS. Will visif professionally Bolivar, Sun flower and Sharkey counties. Offlre nn-itairi In Lewla Biilldlnf , next te Tmn office. Jan 11 HARRY K. JOHNSON, t'Ol'NTT SU RVEVOR, CIVIL ENGINEER. AND Heal Instate Agent, UKKKNVIIXK UlitS. I GOLDSTEIN k CO., COTTON FACTORS AS Commission Merchants, GREENVILLE - MISS Llbcrnl advadecs mode on consign ments, scptis C. S raasAR. A. D, SILOCOMa. la coninieutlam O. S. FAEEAE, COTTON FACTOR. IV o. CO Union Htreet, New Orleans, La. CA-ltTISlt & CO., Cotton Buyers, GREENVILLE, MISS Highest CobIi Prices Paid for Cotton at nil times. Correspondence solicited with plant ers and merchants. sept25 Henry T. Ireys, COTTON FACTOR. Office on Main St. , font tloora caet of lVrtofflce. GREEN VILLK, - - MISS may I- CASH NOTICE. Hereafter I shall condnct my business on a STRICTLY CASH basis, and make no time sale to anyone. J. II. Leavenworth.