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II TLJT IT fl -r TP"t" TT"! Tl'"! f v yryri r-r vt - rr . t - v..',;-r- Ml : " 1 - TO OUR READERS! Ig Buying Or Selling Fom 0i Actti Plcas Mention THE GREENVILLE 11 rjnfyxx 'YT1 nfp ,X-0 1 v 'y" T 000''?-' " ' "" Vto4P , li ' ' ijiiiiiiMMBMnWMWWirilOT 'uri -rrrmr XXXV NO-9. GREENVILLE, MISS., SATURDAY, DECERIBEIl 6, 1902. 3 irhe Bier. Store, Headauartprs fnr m - - w I -- -v I Complete, and the Cheapest Line ever Shown in Greenville, will be PL I XPXXAAAJ-IAJ ' "" 1.J LAVJ VAAJ LAJ lAU XAAJ tA VAVAJ V. -V lJ w. CITY COUNCIL Held Their flegolar Meeting, Last Tuesday Nrght. Tlie city council held Its regular anion last Tuesday night, and it proved t jry intresting meeting. The report published below will show that rnnuy matters of interest to the city's welfare was discussed and disposed of in way that will result to the oity'g good. The following was the busi am taken up and disposed of by the council: I The question of paying the doctor bill of Policeman Abercrombie, -who mithotby a negro sometinu) ago, jwm brought up by Councilman' Wtt ! ainski, and opposed by Connollmwi Blum. Alderman Wortham' "saOTed that he be allowed 30.00 to pay th bill: Carried. - ''-"t . Jh matter of giving Eliaa RpM vater was refrered to Mr. Allen. The colored King's Daughter's aeked for a light near their home hkm the railroad on. Alezxandpr s'rwt -They also asked fot,iairow-" suoMffcr ls?;tfiA3nae)f: W iaTor()iy couaeuu7 iott cil and at a future meeting .th rillo. nc will be , made;.' . ;;v:r'"' Tlie matter of gates attiifl iaUtoad orossines on Main street and Washinfl'- toi avenue was brbngn np by Jadge Campbell and the .matter was post ! poned until Mr. Percy, the counsel for I the railroad, retnrned.- . ;! , ; .-; PetHicn of J. B.-Pepper to lay and maintain 'some tracks for . railroad purposes.' This petition brought up quite a discussion and was finally de- cided by giving a franchise 'for ! twenty-five years. , H. , Wilcwnskj j Totlng"No." ' V 1 Council refused to grant petition j of Hi. Smith asking to be allowed to I teoore water without having, to pay j 1 for tapping fee. I Petition of Athletio Club to erect a j corrugated iron building, adjoining j their club building : granted on seenr f iog consent of adjacent property own- f ' ' -., . , : j Tlie whiskey petitions before conn cil were granted. '. ; The question of docking the Green ville Light and Car Co. 's bill for no lights brought up quite a discussion nd wag finally compromised on a de duction of $54 from amount of bill. .Total 1 allowance of - monthly ex penses, T.OlO.aO School '.allowances, 2,738.16. This includes 850 for car of brick; Clifton Clements Coal Co., 93.61 : W. H. Neal. for reservoir, 1.097.IO. ( , Council Wilozinski made an inter esting talk on sidewalks and urged that they be completed at once. Be adTocatd that the work be let to the contractors of the city and that the city, back them or guarantee them against loss.. The question was dis ttwsed and a meeting called for Fri day night, and that all contractors be invited to attend so that a general discussion may be had, and contracts be made with the lowest bidder for The following report was made by Engineer Allen. :??? He further stated that at Theobold aud at the Delta Oil Co', mill was only two that he . anticipated any erious trouble, but that the sewer age work would be continued even if he had to run a pipe through the man- j boles. I Mr. Wortham held that there was I not'enough work done on the streets j uo asKea that the street supervisor eniploy more hands. The council ordered that more hands be employed. Tlie protest made by Mrs. Carson Mrs. Kretchmar against locating the King's Daughters Home on corner f Main and Shelby streets was brought up by Mayor Shields. Tlie council held that there was no ordi nance against locating hospitals in any part of the city. ' Councilman Wortham held that it Was a bad plan for ladies to bring tip tempest in a teapot over the build ing and if people, gci citizens, ob ' 'ted, it thotild not b placed three. Steger, Holmes & AednescJay, December lOtha; You are cordially invited to call and inspect their goods and prices. Messrs. Taylor and Watts held that the council had nothing to do with the matter, and that it was for the ladies to decide where to locate the home. Mr. Tilford thought the matter was settled and there would be no objection, so the matter was dropped and the council adjourned SOUSAS' GREAT OPERA. Amsterdam: Sousa's Band ended its European concert our in the Pal ace of Industry in this city tonight. More than 6,000 persons were pres ent. In the audience were Minister Newel, Consul Hill and the officers and men of the United States training sl)ip Essex. Citizens of Amsterdam presented Mr. Sousa with a flag of the Nethrlands similar to the one he received at Frankfort and Cologne. Sousa was repeatedly called to the directors stand to receive wreathes of flowers. For the final number the band played Tlie Stars and Stripes Forever, and the great "El Capi tan" Jfaroji, both of which are sung in Sfofoa's great comi"opera ' El Capi tan. " Tlie musicians gave three cheers for their leader. ...... :--"El Capitan will be presented for the first time in this city at the Grand Opera House on Tuesday, De cember 9th, by the most complete or ginization . ever seen in this city. Gran's opera company is known the world over. ' . , .. LELAND DOTS. v. : . ' '. ' . - LELAND, DEC. 3, 1902. H..- McGee, of, New Orleans, ... In, spent several days with relatives here this week. ' Mrimfis K. Bather ana nanmsuu were shopping 'in Greenville on 1 Monday, E. H. McGee and wife, of Lula,are I aititur Tolatives here. Misses Allene and Ines McNeil of Duck Hill, are the guests of Mrs. W. ii Townsend. Warren Smith, who represents a Snoinatti house, was on our streets Tuesday. . " 1 (gJMiss Nieta Johnson, of Cleveland, f isited her parents here Sunday. H. Cowan has been in Greenville this week serving on the grand jury. &Miss Claire Wiggins spent Saturday is Burdette. I D. A. Sinclair has purchased the fixtures of the T. & M. V. railroad notel and took charge Monday. Mr. Sinclair has had considerable experi-. nce n the hotel buisness and is pop- ILr with evrevbody. We predict for him quite a success. 'f- Rennie Morgan visited rela- tires in Areola Sunday. i Messrs. J. E. Rather, 0. W. Gil Uam, W. T. Hindman, and J. A. Gary spent Tuesday in Greenville. '' The blizzard of Thursday gave the pedestrians the cold chills. The , . mAdnn that our skins cnango mo . did not have time to pull " blinds. their Hon. R. H.. Henry, World's Fair Commissioner, was in the city Mon day, meeting he people wd talking to them , on the state's exhibit. He expects to come here in January and deliver a talk to the people of the county on the making of an ex hibit. JudgrCrit E. F. Noel and Jas. TT Vardatman, the tnree iy - - were in the city didates fur governor. this week and gave this office a pleas- ant call- . m m m The King's Daughters have pu chased the two story dwelling and yard on the corner of Main and Shel streets, and will erect thereon . the near future their $20,000Home. TWt miss this opportunity to get .beautiful 12x16 portrait. . You W for one dozen cabinet PS regular price, aud get the Urge p.c ture free- The Model Studio. CIRCUIT COUBT. The Regular Term Called Last Mon day Jurors Selected. 1 .The regular term of the circuit court was called last Monday morning. Owing'to the serious illness of Judge Larkin, who was unable to hofd tlie J sesion of tlie court, aud this fact be ing wired the governor, he immedi ately appointed Judge J. H. Wynn, of this bar Jo act in his capacity. Judge Wynn ordered the sheriff, at the appointed time to open the court, wmcn ne am, ana men proceeaea to . e on Ust MondaT nlght. Ag a take up the business before it. candidate for it wonW Tery nat- The civil docket was pretermitted. I Brajjy gnppoied that the speech Tlie grand jurors were then called . onld haye httU , u that wonld en. and then empaneled. The following rapt an andience bnt thoM heara are the names of those who will com- thig distinged gentleman, states pose the jury: J. E. Rather, f reman, 1 oratoJ wwe ,greeably sur N. B. Hull, J. V. Bell, 0, M. Gil- pri8ed. Major Vardaman has a state, ham, Wm. Hannah, Jas. Campbell, and fiiwmt a national T reputation as R. G. Coleman, A. R. GoldeS, J"8- Bn orator and his speabh last Monday Stone, Pv. U. lve, . A. Mann, o. R. Duhh, W. K. Buford, Will - berg, J. H. Herrm, W. H, Hlnaman, 1 an Jn nig gpsech Jie clearly -de-and Jacob Frank. 'fined. his attitude SS'ward all cliques After empaneling the jsry, tli - good r evil. He told bis judge delivered a short but strong charge in a plain and forcible man-1 .. Tl,ar w no it.it 1nrv drawn ' as the criminal term of the court will , :ii tarm ti,o nnrt will not begin until the first week in Jan nary. If the grand Jury get through this week there will be no court next week. AMENDMENT I To the Charter of the Delta Electric j Light Power and Manufactur- I ; ing Company.' At a meeting of the board of direc- tors of the Delta Electrio Light Power and Manufacturing Company, 'regular- iy called as required by law and. by the the Dv-iaws 01 sum charter of said company was ammend- a fnllnwa! that Section 5 of said mo 1 charter be amended so as to read as follows, when amended : "Section 5 . The capital stock shall be $100,000.00, divided into shares of $100.00 each, and the capital may be diminished by a vote or two-iiuras 01 the stock holders." Attest. v" CITATION NOTICE. State of Mississippi. , ToQ, r. UODp, iiuia. .. vuucp, Minor, Kite V. Caudell, Dahlia . K. Uauaeii, miuor, ( Caudell, minor, James M. minor. UlillG vajuu, obb. minor.Skip 1 ik U.jnr,r n 1 Ann Xuey , Ann Whatley, rinKh. minor." Jesse Cobb, t Hnink. Ai J. Spink, t-:. r.r.hm. Mar. WalkeT, J. Lee Whatley, minor, Jenelenej Whatley, minor, Mabel Whatley, minor, Alice Graham, minor, Clarence Graham, minor, Curtis Garliam, minor, Ralph Graham, minor, Annie Graham, min or Alt Graham, minor, Roy Wal ker.minor, Hampton R. Lusby.minor, Patten A. Lnsby, minor, James C. Lusby. minor, Pilgrim C. . Lusby, minor, Sophronia C. Shaddick, Kel-ley-JR. Shadick, minor, and Patten G ." Bhadidck, minor, and to all part ies claiming any interest in the estate of J C. Lusby, deceased, you are hereby commanded to appear before the cliancery court of Washington countv.in said state, on the first Mon day o'f March, 1902. to show cause, if any you can, why the final account . sr tu- Paine. Executor of the es tate of J. C. Lusby, deceased, should not be approved, allowed and the said executor discharged. Given nnder my hand and official seal this 4th day of December A. D. T. H. HOOD, Clerk. TRnv Percy, Arty. , CHURCH SERVICES. Tlie pastor's theme at the Presbyte rian church tomorrow morning is 'The Diety of Christ," from a prac tical standpoint of view. " u; f rv Morton, you wrest daugh , . . tnr of her time and income nff the unfortunate cmwren u Ym - nnnHc m a a a mw -VJI V VI vsa, v a ' ' . " - 4 j , -of Fancy! Goods, Books and WqodenwafToys put on jPisplay at Their Store The negro, Will Neal, who killed his paramour, was brouhgt before Jus tice Robinson Tuesday for trial. "The prosecutor, the dead woman's sister, was represented by Hon.' Percy Bell. The prisoner waived, eyamintion and was sent to jail; 'the witnesses were sent to the court house to appear before the grand jury, - VARDAMANS' SPEECH. Considering the very busy season of tlie year es it now is, it was a very good sized crowd that listened to Hon. Jas. K. Vardaman at the oprea ight edipged all hiaTformer efforts.' 1:, VJI. ' ,He ig not B politician, bnt a states4. hearerg jnBt what. he believed-ulid gMred Whether you hold the i ' i a . . . . 1. bnt admire ts fearlessnessj nnd it. was all told in a convincing and charming way. Every word cami from his lips in silvery tones, sonie times in tl4eep sound of warniflg, and then again a the sound of rfiimet in the far dimj!isl3WCeso. His tribute to the old Confederate soldier and to the Daughters pf., the Confederacy Were the finest veve heard. Major Vardaman held the attention of his hearers all through his .speech and it Was the verdict of all present that it was the greatest -and" most eloquent speech they0 ever listened to," and hat the man: who beats '.' j..K.,' as he is familiarly known -'and called, will have, to '. work Jrety hard and .never ert- ; jnyp, . j, j ..' m i . ... I i-.fc. MICELLAlfEODS 'ITEMS. Worms bring to the turf acT.M much, as ten tons 6f soil per at)re J-early. Bicycle ar&iaztdt in Vancouver, B. C, the munieipsljrfvenue from that source last year being 557. Norway fir make the' best masts. Next come tbrspruce s, tie Ameri can pbuj and the fieotc (in. : Out ojt 8,304',6o6,00(ie' acres f of land available for-tllleg it- 61 estimated 11. .t i..,4 toi nfln nnA BAlnallr iinTf :u rx :vtv r A 1 ull-sised cirar contiW asmuch wo grain, of nkotinej a Pef ul of tobacco not more, as a rule, tbaa two- third, of a grain. , - j j Qntmmiiow , 4arm derjvei f rom the French word "grace," meaning courtesy, and ha. nothitg to do with the English word "gra.s.'l ; A net ton of jcoke, of the quality suitable for domestic purpose., run. about 48 to 50 bushel to the ton, a. j Dirainft ahnnt. H in 3ft bimhels of bard I coal to the to. A. - memorial of their, victory i their final and de.perate itruggl. at Palates to hurl back the Invading east, the ancient Greek, made a tripod freni the golden cup of the Persian.' table and the bronze of their soldiers' arm or. It bore on it. side, the name, of every city who.e soldier, fought and fell in the supreme moment of a na- Constantinople, a national relic which has endured longer than the states whose deeds its consecrated. -. Port Darwin, in south Australia, boasts some of the most remarkable ants' nests in the world. They are j known a. "magnetic nests, for the ' simple reason that they are, without exception, built in a due north and south direction. Consequently a trav eler journeying through a district in which they abound may readily direct bis course by their aid. No living man knows why these tiny architects build them in this way. They are merely one of the many marvel, of the great land "down under." It seems, how ever, probable that Instinct leads these tiny creature, to o construct their dwellings that the fierce noonday .un .hall have the least possible effect upon snail nave men thir iBtrior, AnnnnnrA PROCEEDINGS . . : '' : - ' . .-h ' m'. , D..j Of Tlie Regular Term Of The Board l Ot Supervisors. Tlie regular December term of" the board of supervisors of Washington county was held at the court house on Monady. All members of "Hie Doafd" were present and the following busi ness was transacted : W. E. Hunt T. H. Hood., $848 64 - a at " tit t, 1! 9K Oft a'R'Dnntf "" 85 00 seventh, the Troubadours are making Kind's Dauahtew '.WW'. 25 00 ' K4 "TraM American and Euro- T&S!.. WWWW.. 25 oopean Tour." which will include per- t uti,m s 00 ' formances at nearly every Important .' . oa ok A. Attlituu. KA nn Frank Melton ...... Wade Anderson . . , . Frabk Shackleford . . Wm, Tarbrough , . , . Jno. Martin. . . . 29 $5 28 05 2g eg 28 65 28 66 28 65 28- 65 '28 65 Catherine Grissett . . , Billie Btewart , . Henry Harris..-. . . Lank Mordeeai . t . Sarah Higgim. . . . Wm.! Holmes'. . 28 "Pn omiMi . 28 66 28 65 . 43 05 86 00 ," 19 83 8 04 5 00 jW) 00 16 00 , 4 00 18 95 22 75 5 DO 25 00 7 95 4 80 JnS. Kantln . . . Allen Dunn. ........ If. N. Alexander. . . . CJeiitury Seating Co.,. Jordan & Co. i Pearl Whitson T. L.'Weems....... . 3. W. Dnggan Greenville Democrat. , Greenville Times ..... lean Combe ....... 3. Skinner, pauper. . . Wm. Keller. . Steger & Holmes ..... Gville HdwCo......' W. V. Hyde i... Gilkey & Co.. Blum Co... . Clark- & Courts . . . . v. Wetherbee Hdw Co. . . Geo D. JBanard ...... 80 00 ' 90 ' 5 00 ' 90 3 10 -14 70 20 00 . 30 50 . 9 75 .' 2 15 25 00 25 00 175 00 85 00 86 00 28 00 14 76 D. A. Love . . Delta Light Co ;. .. . H. T. Ireys, Jr 1 Gee Hallettl.. ....... M. Baskett. . . . . : S. VaUghan. ?...... . H. M. Horton E. L. Grady. ....... W. K. Gildart. R. W. Tilofrd... Gville Drug Co. . . .' . '. .i MaOr Jtoau &.Cou. . 70 00 h. t Ireys, Jr. ... . 4ft Oft I Blakeman TOO 120 65 i r.antersDr v,o .,uui. . .m. vi - 3. A. V. . -f . . I j. H. Robb. 9 25 3 40 16 0 Continued next week. BANKRUPT NOTICE : For the Western Division of the South- era DistrictiOf Misslssippl.In i Bankruptcy. , the Matter ot PETER DUSKAS I -Bankrupt.. In Bankruptcy.' To the creditors of said Peter Dus- ; j, 0f Greenville, in the county of Washington, and District aforesaid, a bankrupt: ' , " ' Notice is hereby given that on Dec. 6, 1902,, the said Peter Duskas was duly adjucated a bankrupt: and ' that first meeting of his creditors will : be held at tlie omce 01 1 nomas en Rose, in Greenville, Miss., on Dec. 17, 1902, at 12 o'clock in the noon, at which time the said creditors may at tend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt and transact such other business as may properly come before said meeting. M. D. LANDAU, - ' Referee in Bankruptcy. Vicksburg, Miss., Dec. 5, 1908. 12720 The Rev. Bruce Benton, of Baton Rouge, La., will preach at the Baptist church in "this city Sunday at 11 o'clock and 7 :15 at night, invited to attend. All are ray thfi;i.arfiest...the-mc3l ' Mrs. Maggie Roberts, a white wo- man, who has been living on the levee in the negro squatter locality, . rf lanaaIlum gtmrtav night and was found almost dead in bed Monday morning. Dr, C. H. . v . - - . '.. BLACK PATH'S TROUBADOURS. For six'eonsecutive years the Black Patti Troubadours, the most original and thoroughly typical American tft6e attraction, has toured the Unit- r ...1 C rinnuda attrl MayIm Wtfll , ea states, uanaaa, ana ,m.A rpt... 0 uuquaiiueu iuwa. the city on the American Continent and I n Europe. They are scheduled to ap- 88 65 P6' ln thla city .the Grand Mon 28 66 day, December 8th. This company comprises over lorty people, exceus 'not only in numbers but in quality. There will be fifty minutes of fun and action, amusing as it is refined. Tue vaudeville, ten great high olass Hills acts. Versatile and varied specialties by Black Eatti, Rncker, Kemp, Mills,! THompswy Lang, Mack 60rAllel' e HwiwiiuiMi iron this season and are presented witn beautiful costumes and efficient stage settings.- ; V ' . ., m , ' . .- f. Messrs.. A. H. Fulton, first tenor, W. H. Greenleaf, second tenor, H J. Birts, baritone, and W. F. Halpin, basso, , composing :. the Oxford quar tette,, of New Orleans, have been in the city this week and while, here have made some of the sweetest music it has been the pleasure of those who have heard them to listen to. These four gentlemen make one of the finest and most evenly balanced quartettes traveling and their voices are unu sually rich and clear. These gentle men were traveling with' a theatrical company in' Texas when the season first opened, but hiet with reverses which compelled thein to travel ; as ther are-now doing, but ' will reopen on a popular lyceum circuit the -first I Smith will also probably sign Walter, of January. We hope that the icxtj better kuoWn aa -"Babe" McKnigl.t, time these young gentlmeu come J.ere I who is an idl-Amild player, being a it will be as members of some com- speedy pitcher and' a fit infioldcr, pany pf character and. merit wlierej With the Greenville team he wiU such voices as they possess, should; plajl in the latter position and will l only be heard. ROAD NOTICE. ,' State, of , Mississippi, , WashiugTton county. . .i,f ;',-.;, ; By virtue of an order of lite Bmird OI supervisors 01. nam mum;, uw ' n ThOTAtnlutr 1st. 1H()2. seAiea alias are. hereby invited to be filed With vthe.j For two scasous he hoa been a bjphi undersigned clerk, on or before 12 ber of th Dawuport and 1ms i d'clock. M.on (the. first Monday, of ( all times been one of the har.l. JtinuaijL i03, for building and main-1 working and most cousi ieutious i ' .; tainliig a ug - a road thirty feet i width frm the corporate limits if the city of 4 Greenville to Frenches bridge across Black Bayou, known' as Jhe Charley Smith road, and also for a road the same width from the corpor - ate limits of the city ot Greenville to Fish Lake bridge, known as the Fish Lake road.. . Proposals made to this advertisement must show the me thods proposed to be followed by the bidder in constructing and maintain ing said roads, and the price at which the work is to be undertaken. The contract shall be for two years from the date thereof end each proposal must be accompanied by a good and sufficient bond in the sum of $500.00. Bids must be submitted on each of the above roads separately, and the board reserves the right to reject any nud nil bids. Given under my hand aud official seal this 4th day of December, 1902. T. H. HOOD, Clerk. For novelties n Xmas goods, for any thing and evrythiug to suit your taste and pocket book, at Archer's Book Store. There you'll find presents good and beautiful enough to make his or her heart go "pit-a-put forever. FOR SALE. The home now oemppitHl fcy the ' King' Daughters on Central aveni. I For herms Bpply to Mrs. EJmou.1 TyW. BASEBALL. William A. Smith Signed As SIhikv and Captain for Greenville. From a Davenport paper we clip the following: Saturday ex-Captain Willium.A. Smith of the Davenport team signal a contract to manage and captain the Greenville, Miss., team in tho Cotton States League. He will leave Mon day for his home at Kuoxville, Teun., where he has accepted a position until March 1, at which time he will re- rt at Greenville. Mr.; Smith has already signed IIi u ry Weihrauch, Davenport's heavy-hitting right ; fielder, to play the kum position!apbu the Greenville team. Another player signed by Managvr Smith is James Dudley, the eras k amateur pitcher of this city, who can twirl equally as well both right and left handed. He has remarLjiiU speed and a vast assortment of dtx'inv ing curves that is bound to make liiia one of the winning I league into which pitchers in he enters. . used as a relitf pitcher. It is with a 4ep sense., of regtc thai the thousands of lovers of t't great ; natiotml gome in . Dav-i;; will learn of Mr, Smith's d'- i.- ; from the city. Siiif the close of t!i base, ball season he hi-s been filling . j position at the Roi k Wand. ers upon the team. Moreover he I , been regarded as the star center fiv of the league and many a p u ; lost game has been won by his ! liant aud sensational playing, ) Upon leaving the city he ln best wishes of his host of mhnl: and the Greenville management i s be congratulated in securing vices. ' .- his t Tintl Oat tm Be a Sesnad -, "What have ytra ever done h that mining stock you once ov, , "I got cheated out of it. " " "HowT I thought it w v. t ' and jumped at a ehaure to i;: ; on a greenhorn. It turned r : immensely valuable, and t!n drel who bought it from h p I all the time." Washington t If 0(hef Only Ktn. Bright Have you I , r-! t;. mother-in-law joke? Dulle There Are no mr jokes. Pen n. Putsch !.:oui. An lot "Here's a V ask if it's ! five o'clock ti ea id tne rt-.' ' tlie editor y,u9 !1 )' ' oj k :-. t the Mr.