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" ,. ! r?poi;ial to Appl-Av!ii-he . 1 t.e CUirnun of the Mt tietutiv I vsburgj MiM, My 6.-!Uilroad (. uuituittve baa rtnive-t eouctuaitt Comniiiouer JIcLaurio arrived to !uram.i that the rule f conduct '. Jjr from Jackon, wJ inter-mhk-h keanaounteJ wmie week -iuc, ' viewed coucerniog rumored instance , ; of cruelty to convict occurring iu the a ngtrdtotfce dillcreuce and -, Yuioo d Miippi Delta. Mr. u! iuthe rt.r orertheMib-Trta-urT , McLauriu said that it men things bad wwwt le nd Tifer Improvement j pjaBf unproved by the Stat Democ- i really happened it must have been , ! Kiih i!iH-iuc nuroose aud : .,.,1 liu ivrrt 1 anion county convicu. noi mooe oi U iwue the ies tbat LH conception of duty auJ rigut policy should be dis approved bv iLo-e able and zealout .i iiL.ju. ? ILLii JLI.'TKb i-All Ul AY. MAY 16, lsSl. 135 1MK-Sim aSsOCUtlOS. ' Just on vcar ago the idea of a per-' or; ill .;iive fjutstioua, representative of the ua';;Wd Mntimect of the Valley State opoa this great question, was TitaiUei and materialized at ticks-Democratic iounmU, the Commercial burg. The direction of Itt ener- j ntfriij anj the Appi-ai-Avalanche. gie, the furtherance of iu dutiea Stm he can see uo good to be derived from arguing the question over again Ti! lodged in an EiecuUve Coto tuUtee. tlov wetl this committee has dose, hovr much of performance it ha attained, U in familiar knowl edge and unnecessary to re-capitulate. It U enough to ay tbat it work bat bees more than aatufactory and full warrant for the requisite individual support aud aid, to aure the perpetua tion of the Association. The citizens of Greenville are re minded that the Executive Committee of thu Inter-State Levee and Uiver Improvement Association will be their guest on Monday, the 25th Inst The Importance of thi meeting, the extent of the influence of iu action and the eaeentiai and close identity, the vital concern and Interest, of Greenville therein, should make it a aubject of earnest consideration by our citizen. There should bo all effort by all per son to promote aud facilitate the labors of the committee, as well as to render their stay with us pleaaaut and comfortable. It bas oneveryoccaska been the study and successful aim of Greenville, to favorably impress the various representative gatherings which have met here. But there was never another in wbi'r- k r k'i t'tung ueed. "UvL. tut9i..e cud. lor tending viiUr a. mu 'xt o-'it-!v.t at '.;. , ' !. U.K. r:- and ' .T'--i::-'.- Ji iLwwl meet here will be engineer otllcer and levee authorities of the eutire Delta those having connection with the system and class of works in which our people are so greatly concerned and so closely connected with. Of course in such an event as that of the Mth Inst, there must be organ ized and systematized effort. To effect this, to properly discharge our duties as hosts, N. Goldstein, Presi dent of the Exchange Invites the mem bers and others who desire to aid iu this undertaking, to meet at the Ex change rooms on Monday next the 18th inst. The proper arrangements Will then be decided upon and placed in charge of committees. A BI1GCL1B rmiRsio.i. A good deal has been said about the whisky warehouses. Well, is not the tax of 90 ceute a gallou du the Gov ernment when the whisky is made ? It Is, yet, the distillers, by being allowod to hold the whisky for three years without paying the tax, get, in fact, a loan from the Government without Interest. There is now $240,000,000 due on whisky made aud upon which the tax is not paid. The lion. E. llarksdale aud other Sub-Treasury "followers of JetTcrsou, Madison and Monroe," some weeks since constructed a precedent for the Bub-Treasury warehouses, out of the bouded liquor warehouses. Iu a let ter to lion. T. C. Dockery of DeSoto, Senator George completely domol ishsd this fabric. Hence In bis speech at Meridian the Hon. E. Bsrksdale seemingly disinclined to altogether sur render bis whisky warehouse illustra tion shifts it, as will bo seen in the above quotation, to another line of view. Ills point agaiust the manner of col lecting tho liquor tax is thin and plainly fallacious even for a Sub-T. argument Whisky is kept a certain period after distillation, not for the accommodation of the owners, but that it may acquire tax paying value. But for the regula tions of whieh Mr. Barksdale complains the article w ould cease to be a revenue producer. Does ho favor givh g tip this $2 10,000,000 the abolition of the whisky tax? But the example be cites is of value as proving that every warrant and justification of this Sub-Treasury measure which Major Barksdale alone of Democratic author ities proclaims "is directly on the Hue of the Democratic doctrines taught by Jefferson and Illustrated by the great leaders of the party" is drawn from Republican laws and policies. and their and his diuVriug views would sotarastli? Chairman is con cerned be left to tho test of time and eveuts but for this utterance by the Appeal-Avaliiiche: "If Chairman McXf Hv is unable to secure the service of those who are known as leading and representative Democrats he should report the fact. If there is any one of them who is afraid, he should he made to feel the ceusure of the committee. Senator George is doiuj a brave work, aud he should be eupported by the Congress men in every District wherever he speaks." As silence under such suppositive assertion as the above might be mis construed, the fact i stated that there ba been no hanging back by those referred to. But various intervening causes have operated in delaying such activity as the Appeal-Avalanche deems immediately necessary. The Chairmau bas received several letters, uuder bis recent circular suggestlug discusMou, askiug that Senator Wal thall would speak in the couuties of the writers. This distinguished gentleman, whom all MR-Usippiaus admire and es teem b'r; c ,u l.t t! Withh..s ex- I re-w.'1. 1 I 'it.l aj.il r. '.'J "'U- uy o.di ii- ! i. .i.liii I- n.id will tu-xt u. .;. iii-i' h,p'.iiituietiti4. At the :i .- h'.. 1 r;h; -r, w il! bsve more ,i ..Vi o to attend meetings. Hon. Juo. Allen has accepted invita tion from ccrtaiu count its, but being busy w ith courts has not yet giveu out his dates. The same Is to be said of Col. Hooker who is compelled to be in Washington for some days yet. Judge S. S. Calhoou is generally desired to be heard iu his old Judicial District, Hinds, Ya.oo, Ils)lmci, Madisou, Copiah and ltaukiu, iu which ho pos sibly stands higher in pvuouul admira tion than auy other man. and his an nouncements therein may bo looked for at an early day. Hons. Hold. II. Taylor, Juo. C. Kyle, G. D. Shauds iu North Mississippi have all proffered their services if occasion arises after the adjournment of the spring courts. The same word comes from Hon. 11. S. Yau Eato.'i, J. II. Joues, Thos. S. Ford of tho southern portion. If the people desire to listen, these geutle nieu, all of whom have proved their trustworthiness, will respond. Tho same vau doubtless be said of many others. Uue fact to be borne iu mind is that there arc few men who can command au audience In our thinly populated couuties by mero announce ments without sonio direct occasion. Except Senators Georgo and Walthall we can recall but two others who could thus get a crowd iu uuy section of tho State. It is possible that more is being done iu opposing this now shibboleth tliiui Is commonly noted, iu Jas per aud Clarke couuties Col. Juo. Smith, a tower of strength In the east, a brave Confederate veteran, is cou ducting a campaign for the State Sen ate on the Issue aud iu opposition to it. In Madisou county W. S. McAllis ter is holding it down, aud iu Scott Congressman Bccman, who wi'l prob ably speak In other counties. In Holmes Col. D. A. Outlaw is canvass ing agiiinet it, Iu DeSoto Major T. C. Dockery Is, as candidate- for the State Semite, opposing Sub-Treasury iu all of its forms, aud iu Hindu tho whole ability of the party, except the Hon. E. llarksdale, is ngaiust it. Indeed In almost every county there Is au active canvass for Legislative member aud agaiust Sub-lrea.-ury. the State, as such a rigid system of uiou:hly iuspeciiou was maintained over couyict camps that no cruelties could occur without detection and punishment That there should be the difference referred to by Mr. McLauriu iu the stems of managing State and county convicts is not creditable to Missis sippi The fact and character of this difference, a proper and always neces sary vigilance of supervision over the lessees of the State prisoners, a regu lated and enforced accountability im posed on them aud virtually uo in spection and no responsibility for proper treatment on the county prlsou farms; this fact has often been present ed in lbs Tikes and correction urged While the whole management of these county farms is insufficiently guarded against abuse, the defect becomes gross in the case of prisoners leased to con tractors outside of their own counties. For the proper aud humane treatment of these the obligation is entered into with the ISosrds of Supervisors re spectively of tho couuties from whence they are sentenced and leased. The jurisdiction thus conferred, the plain duty of looking after their prisoners, ha never, we will venture to assert, beeu exercised by any of the Boards who have contracts with tbe lessees of Wssbiugton county. It is indeed, ss will be readily seen, an impracticable jurisdiction aud therein alone is con- ve proot of the f!ityof the law. BOLIVAR COim POLITICS. If patriotism is to be gusged by politics our Bolivar couuty neighbors are far ahead of us in the posses sion of qoautitics of thst quality tanght as the pre-eminent of virtues by the fathers. A heated canvass ol some weeks past came to a balf way culminatlou ou last Monday, when the JJxccntivo Committee ordered a pri mary for next Thursday, the 21st lust., for a full ticket, and delegates t j the State Convention. Tbe idea of this .early date is to pnt an end to a condi Hon of factious strain which is so great, we regret to say, In the couuty as to seriously disturb aud distract social relations and business pursuits. We hope it will have the desired effect. Elver Commission Balances. Special to Times-Democrat. Wasliiuelon, May 10, Tbe Mlssi ' slppl Itiver Commission has submitted to the War Department a report show- lnsr the- status on March 81 of the funds available for the river. U sub stance the report gives the following figures: First District $590,488.07, Second -District 231,93.7S. Third District ' $:11,6434, Fourth District $C96 18u..r3, general service $222,837.14, re- ductlon of observations $1.42, expenses ! f. 51301.14. Burveys $187,769.90, above ( To s 600. Total available $3,683,- ;.i7.62. The report also gives a tabla which shows that durmg tho ton years pre ceding March 31, 1891, there bad been r'hfitpr!atcd for the river $17,&18. ( . 1,77, of which $13,934,635.15 bad ! m tpeut. TWO 5T0IUES. Carrolltou, Miss., May 13. After a session of two day tho Carroll Couuty Alliance this afternoon atloped ns their platform the demands of tho Ocnls Convention, including tho Sub-Ireas- ury, by a test vote of 47 to 13. There were sixty delegates iu attendance from all the Sub-Alliances of the couuty. It required hard work on the part of Maj. Barksdalo's friends, both iu and out of the Alliance, to prevent the indorsement of his caudt- dacv, as they thought It would be iu- expedient, as this was the county of Senator George. I his couuty is over whelmingly iu favor of the Sub-Treas ury scheme. Such is the tincharity of mankind that "hard work by bis friends to pre vent Mai. Barksdalo's endorsement will be regarded as somewhat fishy. Yaidcn, Miss., May 14. Delegates returning from the Couuty Alliauec meeting are greatly surprised at the dispatch sent from Carrolltou yester day. They are iiuanimous in the statement that there was uo disposi tion to Indorse llurksdale nud no ef fort made to prevcut it, nor did Sen ator George's friends undertake or desire to secure or preveutau indorse mrnt of himself or auy one else Trcsideiit King had given it out gcu erally that the meeting would be to transact businoss of the order ana en tirely uon-politleal. Hence, no speak er were Invited and uo indorsements wero made, even for couuty officers. The legislatures have taken full precaution against mistreatment of the S'.ute's convicts have done everything possiblo to reudor the repugnant aud unpopular leasing system tolerable, but there bas been a singular aud Incon sistent distiuctiou iu providing for the couuty prisoners. The presumption, doubtless, bas been that these could be safely left to their home authorities, the Boards of Supervisors aud grand Juries. It is probable that in theso odlcials is lodged sufficient rest no tion with nioro specific aud manda tory exercise of control required except iu tbe case of the prisouers worked outside of their own coun ties. Here tbe presumption totally, aud inevitably, falls. In truth each couuty should niauage its own prisoners and leasing outside of the couuty should be prohibited. Recog nizing this truth the now Constitution euacts such prohibition, to take effect after January, 1893. Until tbon it should be tho labor of tbe grand juries to especially and vigorously in vestigate the treatment of prisoners of other counties worked in tbelr own. Whcthor rationally aud rightly or not, tbe fact is plain tbat the eutire Icaslug custom is antagonistic to pop ular seutimcnt. In recognition of Ibis sentiment our municipal authorities have by ordiuance directed the dis continuance of leasing out the city prisoners. This ordiuance, published in tho Times May 9th Inst, would have beeu passed and applied a year since but for the disastrous and all disturb ing effects of the overflow of 1890, A CARD. To the Editor of the Nows : We, the undersigned readers of the Meridian Dally News, beg leave to ex press through your columns our ap preciation of tho services of your late cditor-tn-chlcf, Col. II. Sidney King, in behalf of Meridian. During the five years he was editor- lu-chief our town had nearly, if not quite doubled in wealth and popula tion, aud In our opinion, his untinug energies aud well written editorials lu behalf of Meridian did more man auy other one thiug to produce these re sults. Col. King was au uuselfish editor, who scorned to use the News to pro mote his own schemes, but at all times wroto aud labored unselfishly for tho public good. The foregoiug is numerously signed by leading business citizcus of Merid ian. Asa constant reader of the News, coutiuually drawing useful information through its editorials upon the com mercial aud business interests and opportunities of Meridian and the public, wo can understand the regret of the peoplo of his euterprislng city in Col. King's retirement from journal ism. The Times Joins In these expres- i'oi I of well earned praise and well foundod regret. ! Utfn r The Florida I.epi-!tUure sliil refu- to elect Senator Call the third time. Call ha been iu the Senate twelve years and ouyht to retire. C'larion- Led'-er. The Alliance eJitor of tho same paper, some days ago, said he ought to be re-elected. Vt buh is which .' ins- sissippiau. Circumstance alter other thing besides cases. When the uAlliauce editor" said that Seuator Call was j a good euougb Alliance man and j ought to be elected, it w as to I all calculations aud generally con ceded that bis success was sure. Of late the Call prospects have become somewhat clouded and he is uot so good an Alliance precedent as he was. In fact it looks as though the Order, through combinations, were about to compass his defeat. Tbe disposition of the Alliam-e editor to ally himself with precedents mi carries iu another lustauce. Iu re futing "Senator George's statement," which was iu fact a page from the report of the Director of the Mint, ss to tbe atuouut of money circulation, tbe A. E. said : "Senator Pugh, of Alabama (good authority), says that uuder our preseut monetary system, the distribution of currency is coufined almost exclusively to the commercial centers, and that dis tribution to the city and to thecouutry stands more than titty dollars for the cities aud four for tbe agricultural classes." Since the above Seuator Pugh has given further evidence of being "good acthokity," as will be secu by tho following from the Age-Herald : "The Farmers' Alliauco of Dallas county by resolution requested Sena tor I'ugh to give his opinion of the Sub-Treasury Kill, aud the Senator has I attsw ered at some leuhth in a pamphlet of Imeeu page. He makes a very thorough and log ical Inquiry into the subject aud, iu substance, concludes that the measure is Impracticable, uudeidrablo aud uu coustitutioual ; aud, wniviug all theso insurmountable considerations, he, in conclusion, significantly Inquires : "When can a majority (of Congress) be elected to euter upou the trial of such au experiment, aud when can a Presi dent be elected who would approve such a bill i" The Senator's Idea evidently is that the bill w ouldu't stand tho test of tho courts if it were passed ; that should it stand such test it would be of doubt ful expediency and questiouable ben efit, aud as there is no probability of such a bill ever being passed, hence tbe Alliance Is wastiug its time in agitatiug such a measure." A FIELD Dir. Tcterans to Attend the levelling. Jacksou, Miss., May 13. J. F. Shlpp quartermaster general Confederate Veteran Association at Chattanooga, writes Colonel AV. I). Holder, who has been selected as tho aid-dc-camp on the staff of General Gordon, that there will be a large attendance of vcteraus, and making inquiry as to the bead Quarters selected, etc Besides Gen eral Gordon, General Klrby Smith and General Evans will be of the party, coming from and by way of Cuatta nooza. Tbe Indications point to an ! Immense attendance. ' The Crime or Indiscretion. Washington, May 12. Not upou re quests from the Government of the United Slates, but on account oi inuis- creet utterances which impaired his usefulness, Pasquale Corte has beeu relieved from office as Italian Consul at New Orleaus. The Marquis Impe rial), upon telegraphic tustructious from Premier lludini, notified the State Department at Washington of Consul Corte's removal and tbe desig nation in his stead of Cesare Poma, now the Italian Vice-Consul at Boston, to perform duty as Consul at New Orleans. Democracy the Antidote. Ilest assurod, brethreu of the Alliance, that if Seuator J. Z. Georgo succeeds himself iu the United States Senate he will find some honest hicrns of relief for his people Vaidcn Democrat. A vain bope aud a delusion. Senator George bas nothing better than the Sub-Treasury, or he would present it while making his hand to hand fight for re-electlou. Clarion-Ledger. Both George and Walthall say they have nothing better than Democracy to offer, which will cure all our political Ills if it can possess the exerutivo and legislative branches of the Government t ono time. Mississippian. YOUR CHANCE. WANTED One . Hundred Ugly People to sit for Pictures at Tatokno & Cootkbt'b Photograph Gallery. Cabinets $8.00 per Dosen. Special to Tho Appcal-Avalaiiehc. Okolona, Miss., May 13. To-day was a field day in Okolona. The whole couuty was on baud to hear what they hoped would bo a battlo of the giants, but they were doomed to disappointment, for the great Sub Treasury advocate refused to engage lu joiut debate. Gen. Goorgc de livered confessedly the strongest speech of the campaign. His arraign ment of tho Itcpub'icau party was masterful. All the interruptions by Capt. Burkltt wero answered so satis factorily, that tho Senator was cheered to the echo. After his discussion of the Sub-Trersury there was nothing left of it but its uame. After the speech the following reso lutions were adopted with singular unanimity : Itosolvcd, That we have listened with profound interest to tbe conclu sive argument of Scuolor Georgo agaiust tho Sub-Treasury plan, and are conviuccd that while it can bo of uo benefit to those who need relief, it will entail ruluous consequences upou tho Government and tho people. Hesolved, That we recognize tho tact that the great battlo of 1892 will be fought by the Republicans ou the Hue of the Force Kill, aud that wo feel tho imperative necessity of having as our Representative In Congress only men of tried ability; that this Is uot a time for experiment and diversion, but for tho uuited and determined action of the Democracy. Resolved, Tbat the course of Senator George has our unqualified ludorse mcut, aud that we feel his defeat w ould be a great public calamity, and there fore earnestly desire and recommend his re-election as ono of the Senators from the State of Mississippi NO JACK-I.Ml IiAWYKIIg foil CAPTAIN OOOU-BVK lllKKITr. Special to Times-Democrat. West Polut, May 13. At Okuloua to-day Seuator George spoke to a large aud appreciative audience, and mado oue of the ablest efforts of his life. Okaloua is tho home of Cap). Frank Burkitt, Capt. Burkitt got to gether his crowd at 10:30 iu tho morning aud spoke for two hours, but be refused to meet Senator George In the debate, giving as one reason tbat if he consented this time horoafter ho would be aunoyed by every little jacklcg lawyer who might waut to divide time with him iu his perambulations over the State. The following Is a statement of a committee appointed to arrange for a Joiut discussion: A committee of the Democratic parly waited on Gen. Georgo this morning to know his pleasure about the division of time with Capt. Bur kitt. Gen. George said he was per fectly williug to divide time. The committee then waited on Capt, Burkitt aud asked him if he desired to speak. He said bo did. The commit tee then asked him if he was willing to agree to a division of time. Capt, Kurkltt said be was uot. Had he (Burkitt) consented to a divisiou of time, au arraugemeut for the begin ning at au earlier hour would have beeu made. G. Lkiom, Z. T. Harper, II. R. Moorg. BunBoier louuty Political Complica tions. By mutual request we publih the following correspondence that pa-ed thi, week between the two Chairmen of the Executive Committees : Im.iaxola, May U, 1891. To R. It. McMahon-: As Chairman of what I believe to be the Democratic Executive Commit tee of Sunflower couuty, I aik that you as Chairman of what you t'.ivn to be tho Democratic Executive Com mittee of the said county, join me in au invitation to the Hon. J.S. McXeily, Chairmau of the State Democratic Executive Committee, to come to In dianolaou May 18, 1891, aud at tbat time, on a statement of facts as to the status of the existiug disagreement betweeu us, decido the question as to which Committee is the true Demo cratic Executive Committee of tbe county. If you are unwilling to do this, then I propose that we submit to him a statement of the facts with regard to the causes of our disagreement, with the request that he decido upou the questiou as above set forth. I will state that I shall call on him for his decision ou my statement of facts; aud lor that reasou the above request is made lu order that full light may be thrown on the subject. Trust ing that iu the interest of harmony you will accept one or the other of the above propositions, I am Respectfully, E. C. Ohiuck. Ixdiasola, Mayjll, 1891. To E. C. Okkh-k: As Chairman of what I believe to be the "Democratic Executive Com mittee" of Sunflower couuty, I reply to your communication, relative to a settlement of tho question as to which is tho truo Democratic Executive Committee of this couuty." I am iu perfect accord with the wish that the disagreement be adjusted by authori ty, and believe every member of our committee ft el likewise. 1 therefore uuite with you in inviting llou. .1. S. Mi-Neilv to be present with us May 1MU, aud submit to him a statement of facts, hopiug thst the unity aud harmony of tho Democratic party of Sunflower comity may be assured. Respectfully, R B. Mi Maiion. Inmanola, May 13, 191. Hon. J. S. Mi Xku.v, I hilrmau State Pern Ex. Com : Dear Sir: N'c would respectfully Invito you to conio to lndiauola ou Monday, tho 18th lust., and there meet the two committees, of which we are the respective Chairmen, each churn ing to be tho County Democratic Ex ecutive Committee, and ou a state ment of fuels decido ns to w hich one is the truo Committee. Respectfully vours, R. 11. McMahon. E. C. OllUK'K. The abovo communication beiug bauded to tho Chairman of tho Still o Executive Committee by representa tives of each Committee iu person, a verbal acceptance of tho iuvltatiou was giveu. TOWD'I B0EE1BLE TRIGEUT. Railroad Tragedies A Small Experience. Luke Charles. La., May 11. The Rev. J. P. Morton was iustautly killed at about 6 o'clock this cvoiiing on the Kansas City, Watklus and Fort Scolt Road. It appears that Morton was riding ou the caboose, and as tho tram came to the switch at tho end of tho track he stepped off, and as the switch lug was going on be saw the caboose lump the track, aud at once began to signal his son, who is (i rem mi on tho train. So Intent was ho that ho Hut uot observe the other cars approach him, Hu was thou thrown and horrl bly mutilated. The reverend gentle mau camo to this plnco from Michigan a few months ago, ami was a regular minister of Ihe M. E. Church. Oue of the braKcmen had bis atiklo broken whilo attempting to save Morton. Genard Richard!, whilo Intoxicated yestordav, fell uuder a moving tralu of cars which he was attempting to board aud had his head mashed iuto a jelly nud ono arm cut off. Ho was from the Isle of Doleron, France. Yesterday about 11:30 o'clock a mail from tho Eoxley and Martin train was ruu over and killed on tho Southern Pacific 1 i ;ii 1 road near the depot iu this '" A (ireat lonrciileiice. A trailer named Smith, from the iuterior, visited Galveston, and pur- lin-ed a bill of goods from a promi nent firm there, lie Was politely re ceived, and one of the proprietors conducted him over the inimenso store Ou reaching the fourth lloor, tho cus tomer perceived a spenkitig-tuho ou tho wall, tho tir-it otio ho had eve seen. "Wliiit Is that r he asked. "Uli that is a speaking-tube. It is a great convenience. We con converse through it with tho clerks ou the first lloor without taking the trouble of going down-stairs." "Can they hear every thing you say through that V asked the visitor. "Certainly, aud (hey cau also reply." "You don't say so ! May l talk through it ?" "Ccrtoinly." Th visitor put his m not li to tho tubo am! asked, "Are Sam Smith s goods pack edupyet?" Tho people iu tho office supposed It was the salcsmau who had asked the question, and iu a moment tho distinct reply camo back: "o, wo have not packed them yet. We are wailing for a telegram lrom his town. He looks like a slippery fellow." rinrihriMrl. Ta.. Mav 11. Yester day while a iraiu coiitaiuina 100 me was on their way to tight the forest tires iu Potter couuty, the traiu was wrecked iu the midt of the buruiug woods. It was ditched between two buruiug skidways. Superintendent Badgr, of ;he Mahouing Valley Rail road Wlt,i burned to death. Five others were fatally burued aud mauy duugerou-ly injured. The whole train -a -i hunted. The men scattered aud the full extent of the loss of life and the Dumber injured has not yet been learued." MOKE FOREST FIRES. White Cloud, Mich, May 12. The five upper townships in this county have been a surgiug sea of fire ever since Sunday, aud it is believed that not a single oue of the email hamlets is left. Fields Statiou, with its four saw mills aud general store, is uo more and the 300 people who lived there Sunday are to-day without home or roof to cover their heads. Otis, or DinL'inau. as it is kuowu to the postal authorities, is but a collection of smok ing ruius, with the 200 people who called the place home standing around iu despair. Part City, in Lincoln township, went out In tire and smoke yesterday moruiug. Nothing is left of the cluster of small houses that marked the place. Lilly Station is hardlv worth the uame of station, a ouly the small hotel aud smaller rail road station are left to mark the town site. Freight cars without number burned aud logging trains melted away iuto ashes ou the tracks, where they stood awaitiug their loads of lumber. A V1LLAOE OF 800 PEOPLE DESTROYED. Ludington, Mich., May 12. Some of the people who lived lu Waterville before the tiro struck that town ar rived hero yesterday lu a deplorable state. They had nothing to call their own but the clothes they wore, and are exhausted with hard work iu try ing to save thSir village. They say it Is Impossible to tell how mauy of the Inhabitants escaped alive, but they fear thst many died in the woods, whoro they tied for safety. The vil lage had 800 iuhabltauts, aud no one knows w here more thau half this num ber is at present. The loss at this point will reach $20,000. ague rumors oi a large loss oi me iu other points como in, but verifica tion is Impossible This eutire county will be swept unless rain comes to-day. Detroit, Mich, May 12. The hoped- r security irom tne recent rain uiu uot materialize for the pauic-strickeu (habitants of the burued district in this stato. Some idea of the yastness f tho tiro district cau be gaiucd from the fact tbat almost auy two of the dozeu couuties now fillod with fire is as largo as the wholo Stato of Rhode. Island. The loledo, Ann Arbor and Northern Michigan railroad has been bliged to abaudon all attempts to run cars north of the Clare couuty lino. A freight traiu and crew had a narrow escape from cremation yestordav. aces were so badly burued that tho rails spread when tbe train went ovor. hen near Moore siding oue of the cars iu tho center of the train was de railed aud the tralu crew was obliged to abandon tho rear part of the traiu after working until the cars began to smoke. Beforo they reached Farwoll there was auothcr derailment, aud all but three of the tralu of 18 cars were left to their fate. JBaiik of Greenville, ;u ; - I ESTBLISHIO i860. INCORPORATED 1SS7. W. A. POLLOCK, President. A. S. Onx, CashiJ CA.PITiVL, ; -:O,000. TUAN'SACT A GKNEKiL Banking Business. Bay and Sell Exchange on all points in Europf New York Correspondent, HANOVEE 1ST ATI 07 AL Banlj Wholesale Dealers in flour and Provisions Sicllf Heads the List. During the month of April the total number of immigrants landed at New Orleans, amounted to 667, of which 35 were aliens, and not Immigrants, aud 167 United States citizens. The following is an abstract and number of the immigrautt sent by the various countries : Sicily, 446; Eugland, 22; Scotland, 14; Honduras, 18; Columbia, 9; France. 8; Gcrmauy, 9; Austria, 6: Guatemala, 3 ; Italy, 3 ; and oue each from Norway, Belgium, Egypt, Cuba aud Nicaragua. Besides these twelve Chinese passed through the city from Cuba on their way to San Francisco, aud thence to China. . O. Btates. Greenville Steam Brick Works. CAPACITY, 25,000 PER DIEM With the Latest Improved - Machinery an Unsurpassed Material, a Superior Class oIIar turned Kricka are being supplied at reason! able rates. Patronage for this Important Home Insti tution is respectfully solicited, and the propril tors propose to heep pace with the growth anl prosperity of the times, GREENVILLE BRICK AND IMPROVEMENT COMPANY. Intensive Farmingi First, I will give my first experience on check cottou, and my first acre iu tutousive farming. I selected an acre of ouly good ordinary land for my experimental patch. Ou this acre I broadcasted barnyard manure, lightly plowed it uuder and let it lay three or four weeks. 1 then opened a good deep furrow three foot apart aud de posited compost at tho rate of sixty bushels to tho acre, bedded at tho planting time. I had only, to start with, twelve pounds of Improved seed, dropped the cotton seed myself lu order that they would hold out, dropped thorn as near three feet apart as I could get them, having as near 4900 stalks to tho acre as I could got I did not get a good stand, and I never could get a good stand iu droppin seed. 1 plowed tho cotton about every ten days until laid by ; plowed ouly one way, laud beiug rolling; hoed twice; cotton grew rapidly aud It was not long bntoro I had to lay it by. lrom this aero, mv hrst trial, I gatb ered 600 pounds ot lint. I am usii this aero uow to see how for I can push the production of cotton. Afte my first trial t nave funned more ex tousively on tho intensive svstcm farming. On the above named aero of laud used $12 worth of manure and com post. 1 sold the cotton for 9 cents pe pound, leaving mo a uot profit per acre, including labor expenses, of $12 now take from this amount, for ex peuscs, $12, It will Icavo us a profit o .iu per acre, l am certain we cau w ith tho best frultiug varieties of cot ton, makd two bales of coltou per acre ana wtieu a good year for cotton an everything suits we can get three bales per acre. u. vy. llawkius in Southern Cultivator. Attempted Assassination. lierlin, Mav 12. A dispntcb re ceived hero from Toklo, the capital of Japan, announces that an attempt has been made upou the life of tho Czare- witch, but that the imperial traveler though seriously wounded, is consid ered to be lu no danger or dying. The particulars as to the al tempt at assassination received here are most meagre. Tho ouly details giveu ar that the Czarewitcb was suddculy at tacked by a Japanese who was armed with a sharp aword. Tbe Japanese. before ho could be overpowered, sue ceeded iu indicting severe wounds up ou the Czarew itcb, who defended him self gallantly. The motive of the at tack is uot given Iu the dipatch re ceived here. EUPEPSY. This Is what you ought to have, vou must have It, to fully enjoy life. Thousands are searching for it (liiily and mouring because they find It not. Thousands and thousands of dollars are spert upon it annually by our peoplo In the hope that they may attain this boon. Anil yet It may be had by all. Vn euarnntee "that Electric hit ters If used according to directions and the use persisted In, will brtng you Uood Digestion nnd oust the demon. Dyspepsia, and Install Insead Eupeosy, H e recommend Electric Kilters for Dys pepsia and all dlseusiwof Liver, Stom ach and Kidneys. Sold at 50c. and $1 per bottle by Moore A Clarke, Druggists BUCKLEN'S ABNICA SALVE. The Best Sai.vb in the world tor Cuts, onuses, fcores, t leers, Salt I! lieu m, Fe ver Sores. Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chil blains. Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and positively cures l'iles. or no nav re- quired. It is guaranteed togiveperfest satisfaction, or money refunded. Price cents per box. For sale by Moore viurKe. JHIU-Iy A Just Decision. Des Molucs, la., Mav 13. The dc clsion of the United States Supreme Court holding that Pennsylvania cau tax tho Pullmau Palace Car Company ou ns mileage in mat State will result, it Is sanl, iu the collection of Bbont $25,000 of back taxes by the county treasurers oi lowa, f or rour years tne executive council bas beeu assess ing Pullmau stock and each year the company enjoined tho county trcasu crs from collecting the taxes. Suit was brought to compel tho payment oi uie taxes and was dropped petidiu me neanngot tne fcuusylvania case, HEAD CO., COTTON FACTORS AND Wholesale Grocers. Reliable Goods FAIIl DEALIJfO, LOWEST PRICES. Satisfaction Guaranteed. April 19-tf A. s. eh m) GO TO- or S. R. CxEISJE & CO. QUEEJfSWAUE, CHINA, CLASS, LAMPS, PLATED WARE STOVEj TINWARE AND HOUSE FL'RNlSIilNU tiOODS, "1 aull Walnut Street. GREENVILLE, MIS J. H. LEAVENWORTH, MANUFACTURER AND DEALEE IN ROUGH and DRESSED LUMBER Doors, Sash, Blinds, Moulding. Pickets, Laths, Shingles, AU Ms of Turnea aid Scroll fori TANK LUMBER and FINISHING A SPECIALTY Joins1 H. Boweis, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL CROCEF AND DEALER IN TOBACCOS and CIGARS, Eta Keeps in utoch "Opal Flour," and the fined Sugars, Coffees, Syrups and Molasses, and Everything in the Staple and Fancy Grocery Line. Satisfaction Guaranteed, anil Tried Send in your orders, or call ou me, as low as the lowest. Poplar Street, Greenville Misa J. C. lies, PHOTONS, Carts, Big HEAD & CO., Cams DEALERS IN JUMP SEATS, 3 AND ALL KINDS OF WHEELED VEHICLES! OLD BUGGIES TA2EN IN EXCHANGE FOB NEW ONES. F0Prompt attention to orders from the country. GIVE US A TRIAt J C. HEAD & GO. ICIISC IIOJlWAirr, Manager. Greenville Oil Works, GTUSliTVVlT.I.li:, MISS. M A NT KACIT It KKH OF Cottonseed Oil; Meal, Oil Cake and Linters Highest Market Price Paid far Cotton Seed. daTEitlior Free ou board cars at railroad stations, or delivered at mill Correspondence Solicited. H U S 3- T . Lti S-.-l H 'i V b 1 '.iUn r AND A . The Guaranteed fine for Ganstipation Recommended and used by tiie be-.t Medical Authorities- Th-3 Woman's Friend, m Children's Hsmsdy PLEASANT TO TAKE. CERTAIN IN EFFECT. DYSPEPSIA AND INDIGESTION Cares SICK AND KEEVC J3 HEADACHE, Regulates the Liver and Bowels SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS.