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GENERAL STATE HEWS
.'Gulfport is to have a new half mil Eon dollar pier. Magnolia has voted $25,000 bonds for a modern public school building. "The city of Natchez is to do a largi mount of street paving and sewerage construction. "Bishop Galloway, of Mississippi, Jns taken a part in the Madison coun ty prohibition fight. . The Mississippi River is again with in its banks and sipe and back water is rapidly receeding. ; The Mefdain battery of r artillery "lias Lcc:: mustered out of the Missis sippi National Guard. The Mississippi Federation of Wo men's Clubs held its annual meeting t Meridian this week. While riding on his way home Chas. Srover Jr., was killed1 from "ambush "Blear iTcadville Tuesday. ' The penitentiary expenses for XXarch amounted to $19,000, $14,000 Of which were for supplies. The State bar will meet at Vicks- road camp when one of the negroes struck his foreman on the head "with the butt of his pistol, i . if On next May 10th and nth, in the various counties of the State, there will be held examinations for candid ates for the office of county superin tendents of education. Examiners have been appointed by, the State Board bf Education. A race war took place at Liberty, Amite county, the first of the week. Negroes with rifles paraded the streets The cause was the killing of an offi cer by the negroes who ambushed a posse. In the first conflict two neg roes were killed and several whites injured. A meeting of the Farmers' Union of Lafayette county was called to as semble at Oxford Friday to organize a stock company Jo build a cotton warehouse. This is the fifteenth lo cal warehouse scheme launched in the state by local organizations of the Farmers' Union.' Petition has been filed in the Tuni ca county chancery court asking Chan celor Percy Bell to formally organize barg in early May. An . elaborate jthe Coldwater drainage districet, un vprogram has been prepared. I der the provisions of the Alcorn dis- 1 .Friday, April 26th., Confederate ; trict drainage bill. The plan in view -lecoration Day, will be generally abserved throughout the State. " " "Hilliafd Clarke, colored, will hang in 'Vicksburg jail, June 5th, for mur dering his'mistress, Lena Booth. C ; A. Ncvvson, a farmer living 3 miles from Brpokhavenr was killed by lightning whilesaddling a horse Tues- - A fund of $20,000 has been raised hy the whiskey men of Madison coati tjr to fight the coming prohibition flection. - - ' The Home Telephone Company, with cheaper . rates, will be . given a franchiser by Vicksbu.rg municipal nuthorities, - Hailstones as large as marbles fell for thirty minutes ' at Marked Tree Monday mornirg doing serious dam age to vegetables. Dr. William A. Evans, who has been "appointed as commissioner of public fcealth of Chicago by Mayor Busse, .vm a Mississippian. The town of Libertyn, Amite county will vote at a special election for the issuance of $10,000 bonds for public improvement. The Episcopalians of the State will plan two orthodox schools at the meeting of the next council to be-held at Yazoo City the first of May. The State Bankers' Association will meet in Vicksburg next May and a ten-day trip through Mexico has been planned at the conclusion of the meeting. The prevailing rains last Sunday morni" saved Mississippi farmers $1,000. "00 on their cotton crop, the rain saved the crops from a severe frost. Vick-btirg is the 1907 convention city of th-o State. Besides a number of Str.t j r'ec'tings the National King's Daughters' convention will be held there later in the year. A special session of the Mississippi Lurrfurnun's Association was held at Meridian Tuesday to act on im portant matters and to affiliate with the Alabama Association. Dr. J. F. Hunter, of Jackson, sec-reiar3- f tne State Board of Health for tlie past twelve years, will resign his position at the expiration of his term to enter private practice. An effort is being made by the newspapers' of the State to keep the State printing work in the State. All this movements needs is concerted action hy the Mississippi press. The Mississippi editors will not miakr ,- t'p to ihe Jamestown Expo sition v'uring their annual meeting as at first ii tended. A trip to the Gulf Coast to,ns Will be taken instead. Mr. W. E. Williamson, a wholesale grain merchant of Clarksdale, and Miss Belle Michels, of Noble, 111., met half v, ay in Memphis, Monday and were man;; d by justice W. A. Taylor. A branch road of the Y. & M. V. from Sardis to Charleston, is about completed. Charleston is one of the three county seats in the state with out railroad connection with the out side world. The campaign" for. the good roads throughout the -state, inaugurated by Agricultural Commissioner Blakes lee, is receiving hearty support every where. Associations will be organ ized in all the counties. The Board of Supervisors of Pren tiss county will vote $25,000 bonds lor the completion of the court house at Booneville, the erection, of which vas delayed for several years by litigation with the contractors. A meeting of the farmers of Holmes county will be held at Lexington today for the purpose of organizing a coun-- ty fair association, the purpose be ing to hold a fair and industrial ex position during the early. autumn. - Mississippi furnished a large num ber of soldiers for the Northern Vir ginia Confederate army, and the an imal reunion of this body - will be largely attended by Mississippian veterans who served before the fall pf ImfStQiatey toiiowing a severe calp of tTf?Jer "the fly' wheel at" the electric lightSp!9J5r J"ase-at Brook luven flew into aSfe?" pieces. The building was. badly dJfced- , The can be shipped. v ; A race war started at Bryan Thurs day, in which two negroes were kill- ..-V. and ' fin nrl;! man frtilW in- td. The trouble started at -a rail- is to reclaim for cultivation a tract of nearly 100,000 acres in that section of the state. A notable musical event was the Spring Music andt Dramatic Festival of the Industrial Institute and College at Columbus,, which commenced last Saturday night and continued until Tuesday night. Madame Sembrich, Frederick Wade, dramatist, and the New York Symphony orchestra aid ed) the college girls to make it the grandest musical event in the South. It is claimed! that the appropriation of $200,000 available in 1907 by the trustees of the prison board will be enausted by next November. This is caused by the extra large number of convicts which is rapidly nearing the 1,400 mark and incendiary fires, in which 40 head of mules were lost. The defiict will amount to between of $25,000 and $30,000. The next legis lature will be asked to make a larger appropriation. Within the next few days a call will be issued for freight traffic offi cials to hold a conference in Jackson with representatives of the wholesale, jobbing and commercial interests of Jackson, West Point, Aberdeen, Tu pelo, Corinth, Starkville, Greenville, 'Greenwood and Yazoo City, for the purpose of seeing if an arrangement J can not be reached concerning revi sion of the Southern Classification prior to its adoption. Each town will of course have amendments to offer audi concessions to ask, and it depends upon the number and im portance of these revisions whether the substitution can be made. . THE PITH OF THE NEWS A $500,000 Masonic Temple will be erected at Indianopolis, Ind. Spain will appropriate $64,000,000 for her navy at the next session of the cortes. Earthquake shocks were feit in Chile, Spain, Turkey and Russia last Wednesdav. Wm. J. Bryan was the lion of th? hour at the Brooklyn Club banquet whenever the prince has any to sell. It is iaid that Prcsicit -Roosevelt .will stump the State of Ohio In the interests of Taf t to offset Forakers activity during Taft'a absence in Cuba By- the derailing of the Oriental Limited on the Great Northern "Rail road at Brindley, N. D., five people were killed and a score or more in jured last Monday. J. Pierpont Morgan was seventy years old Wednesday. He is arrang ing his business affairs to retire, and will be succeeded by his son, J. Pierpont Morgan, Jr. - Deputy Sheriff Rabb, of Helena, Ark,, was seriously shot by a negro he was -trying to arrest Thursday, and a. large mob with: bloodhounds are in pursuit of the negro. The jurors in the -Thaw case could not agree upon a verdict " and were discharged. Thaw's 'attorneys will try to bail him out of the Tombs, but Jerome Will fight this move. Mrs. Donald McLean, of New York,, was re-elected president of the American Daughters of the Revolu tion society at the sixtieth annual meeting-held- in Washington. In a public statement Mrs. Harry Thaw's mother, has said that she her self would have ki'Jed Stanford White had! she kuo,w of her daughter's ruin by White before he was killed. A negro 'was lynched at Iola, La.; for attempted assault last Tuesday. Two attempts were made to get him from the officers before the mob suc ceeded in hanging their victim.' Heavy earthquake shocks were felt in Mexico the first of the week that covered a iwide area of territory. It is estimated that the death list num bers 500 or more, with hundreds of injured. ' General Manager Miller, pf the Chi cago Eastern Illinois railroad, and a party of friends are making a trip down the Mississippi River to New Orleans on two private cars-placed on barges. For alleged discrimination against the cotton manufacturers of the South, three charges "were brought against thirty railroad companies be fore the interstate commerce com mission Thursday. Yesterday, at Salt Lake City, Ab salom Woolf, a Mormon, celebrated the golden, wedding of himself to his two wives. The remarkable thing about it is that all three have lived harmoniously together all this time. Many distinguished foreigners and prominent citizens of the United kj tci j uiiv. nu.ti itiv, 11101 uiu v vi ja peace meeting held in New York City this week. This meeting - was pre liminary to the coming Hague con ference. : ' . At Rochester, N. Y., Rev. W. K Coffey, colored, was arrested for un lawfully marrying Arthur Jones, col ored, to Dora Hitchcock, white. Fred : Hitchcock, father of the girl, was also arrested. The arrests were made at the instance of the society for the prevention of cruelty to chil dren. The approaching meeting of King Edward of England and King Victor Emanuel of Itlay, at Gaeta, is not very pleasing to Germany, according to Berlin dispatches. Germany be leives that. King Edwardd will try to win the. King of Itlay from the Triple Alliance, and otherwise disrupt the European situation. ' Six thousand children, . orphans, j deaf mutes and the maimed, were the Wednesday. Nightriders are destroying many ' guests of the Barnum &'.Bailey . cir of the tobacco beds of independent ! cus in New York Wednesday. Hun- ,' tobacco raisers. . ' I dreds of ambulances brought th? 1 The Tennessee legislature has en-(children from the hospitals, and as dorsed the nomination of Wm. J. Bryan for. the presidency. The clerk of the Northern Express Co., at St. Paul, was held up by rob bers Tuesday and $25,000 was taken. - Only a quarter of a crop of peaches in Georgia will result this year be cause of the heavy frost . of Sunday night. ' - -. ' - Jas. H. Eckles, of Chicago, a prom inent financier, was found dead in bed Sunday. Death was caused by heart failure. " A registered mail package contain ing $10,000 was stolen between Wil mington. N. C. and New York City, Monday. : Andy Carnegie's building to tht Engineer's Society was dedicated with impressive ceremonies at New York, Tuesday. :."'".;-;'"'-'' The sensational charge is made in Chicago that the police force paid the freight in the recent municipal election in that city. For j, giving rebates the Chicago & Alton railroad - must pay a fine of $20,000, according to the ruling of the supreme court Tuesday. :, " The Daughters of the American Revolution opened their annual meet ing at" Washington Tuesday by a tilt between officers and members. The Peary expedition to the North Pole has been temporarily postponed owing to lack - of funds..' A public subscription will be called for. V " they entered Madison Square, where the performance was given, each one was given a sack of peanuts. Mr.s. L. C. Gilman, of Dayton, CX. heson and two daughters, practical ly the whple family, were. re-arrested Thursday for the murder of Dona Gilman, the second oldest daughter.. Dona was found dead: near her home last fall and the - grand jury at the time ignored their arrest. Mrs. Gil man and her children - were given bail in the sum of $7,000. STATE PO LITICAL NEWS Yazoo City is having a lively mun icipal campaign. . , Hon. Luther Manship, candidate for Lieutenant Gvernor" is now engag ed upon an active campaign through- tout the Stte. : ' ' . For over two hours last Monday morning Governor Vardaman spoke to over 1,000 people at Raleigh. He held the marked attention of his hear ers and at the close of his address was given a grand ovation.. : Hon. J. B; Carrington, candidate for the legislature from Copiah county, is also in the race for the speakership". This makes three. entries in the race: J. G. Millsaps, of Clay county and W. A. Alcorn, of Coahoma county. jKzt -, "The Grenada Sentinel has "register ed a lrirlr 3 frn i n t cn'.4innr - en ' MtJv whirling, blinding snow storm pre fn f. twkV- vailed .over Topeka territory of Ark- Uss thc -ditor o;the Sentinel thinki ansasr Tuesday .morning. The tem. the laws e cnQ h UQe perature rstered 36 degrees. now ithout making them worse. , -Frank Hitchcock,,. First Assistant W. r?z i tt!: 1 Postmaster Gencfral,,, to be the suc:fco is' putting out candidates Tor cessor of John M. Yerkes, aa Com-Khe legislature. This is a new rnove misSioner of Internal Revenue. , - A - . According to the Portsmouth treaty Kf. fatLA 11 nV m "i of iece the' Rusian iad Japanese TTniW wlI nnt v dicates for county offices. y - forces -evactxated Manchuria t to. the tobtin rf t Cknsese Hcnday. j2T-'t Merman his pxiJ $!ZZ, Iter. f:r t!:-J s-r,' TLrre .are stylts i.i csss. are t3iC latest". ' v " T" 'A' t -1 t; it t ' t r 'K 'K C t 't 't t 't -C -t 't I I ) mm of' fc Einnieirv Realty City and Soborbao Property, Plantations and Timber Lands There never- was a better time to buy property in the city of ; Green ville , than .now," and the. opportunity will never again be afforded. Those who want residences, vacant lots, " tenant property or business blocks should buy now, as they, are offered " cheaper than "ever before. Soon the -prices in real estate wilt rise" sky--ward and those who do not purchase now will regret it in a very; short while when the advance has started. There is no need to multiply words a little investigation will prove that we are 1 offering "city property- at , the lowest rock bottom prices and these prices' will not maintain for any -length of time. Get in on the ground floor now, and don't let regrets fill your heart and mind. Here are a few of the bargains we have: City Residences - On the corner of Hunt and Poplar streets ; we have a substantial house with large lot that we offer at a gen uine bargin price. Place "' needs but few improvements, which -can 1e made at small cost to purchaser and a good lasting and comfortable home will be the result. Price, $2,000.00; $1,250 cash, balance to suit pur chaser; - "' ' - : - houses in the city of Greenville and will be sold for $2,500; $1,000 down, balance arranged tosuit purchaser. The handsome, -commodious Met-calfe-Coilins residence on South .Broadway. This is one of ' the finest houses in the city. The house stands in a large yard, the entire 4 place oc cupying a block. While far enough away from the business part of the city to escape its noises,, this place is within a few minutes street car ride from' town. House has every con venience," it is well constructed, nice ly arranged and is just the place for those who want to purchase an ele gant home. If whole lot is too large the place will be sub-divided to suit purchaser. For terms apply to the In another part of the town we have three 3-room tenant houses that rent for $7.50 per month each. Houses are a year old, are substan tially built, and could not now be erected for the amount they were built last year. Price $i,6so. The locality has not had a vacant house for any length of time for years. This property will be sold for $600 down, balance in two yearly payments at 8 per cent. Don't overlook this opportunity. One-half block from the new post office site we have a large, thirteen room house, on lot 96x230 that we offer for a short while only at $5,500. The vacant lot alone is well worth this price. This is one of 'the best opportunities ever offered an inves tor. Property is easily worth $100 a foot. ,It is located right in the center of the town,' will be but a few steps of the handsome new post - office building. At the price it is offered it will not stay long on the market. Cash payment of $2,000 will cinch the deal, and terms on balance can be easily arranged. This is a chance to grasp opportunity with a firm hold. Just a few blocks from the business portion of the city we have one of the most complete residences in the city at a bargain. House is in perfect con dition, has every improvement is thoroughly- screened, has a 2-story stable, Servant's house, carriage house, etc. House has eight rooms, all newly papered. From the front gallery to the rear of the lot this place is all that, could ' be desired. Price reasonable and terms' very lib eral. tSee us at once if you are look ing for a home, that is a home, at a price to suit the times. This, bargain "will not last long. ' We have a house of five rooms and bath, well built, complete with every convenience, no repairs needed, that is offered at a remarkably low price. The lot to the house is 55x220 feet deep, and has barn, coal, wood, chick en and servant's house. This is one of the finest and most complete The above descriptions are but a few of the bargains we have in resi dent property. To describe them all would take this whole page. We have residences in all parts of the city, in the north, south, east and west ends. They are all bargains, and will be sold on easy terms, some of them for a small cash payment and the balance in monthly payments or "small yearly amounts. We have a vacant lot 60x180 feet deep, in good locality, that will be sold for cash. Lot needs no grading, and is higher than other lots in that locality, and is offered now at a price almost ridiculous. We have other lots that will in terest any builder who wants a loca tion for a home or to build tenant houses. We have some of the cheapest in the town. Don't neglect looking at these lots when you want any kind of property. A Small Plantation Will Pay for Itself On the Bogue we have a 120-acre plantation, too acres in cultivation that offers a genuine bargain to some purchaser. The place is now leased for five years for $2,250; $5,250 will buy the place. Lease notes will be transferred and the balance can be paid in cash. Here is a chance for an investor to get 120 acres of the best land in the Delta at a bargain. We can sell you any size or de scription of plantation you want. Our plantation list Consists of places that are the most productive and make the best investments. Tenant Property Bringing Good Re turns Wie have a list of houses that bring $64.50 per month that will be sola for $3,200 cash, if taken at once. Property is in fair condition and will bring to any purchaser a big per cent, on the investment. Houses are al ways rented. " TIMBER LANDS Wanted at Once Acres and acres of gum timber. Land must run 75 per cent, red gum, good quality. Will get you a quick purchaser for all you have. If you have any timber lands for sale, notify us, and we will dispose of them for you. Address all communications to THE EMERY REALTY CO., P. . Box 126. Greenville, Miss. tK : -41 W ' r ' " ' $J'l' - ''X f 9 1111s ffu D Greenville's Greatest Store. PANTS Rosenwald & Weil' PANTS " JHE best tailored and most vip-to-date Pants of the Fashion all were designed for this seasons service by the master designer of Rosenwald & Weil's, establishing be yond question that the styles are authoritative. It is for you to decide whether you select the most radical or the most conservative type. We have them in all the latest checks and stripes. Each Pants Bears the Label R. & W. R. & W. Pants Range in Price from $3.50 to $7.50.1 Panama Hats The Latest Styles' $5.00 and $6.00 Fancy Hat Bands Manhattan Shirts A Swell Assortment $1.50 and $3.50 Boys' Knee Pants Suits The swellest line in the city. Sizes from j 2 1-2 to 18 years . $1.50-$7.50 Tiy-a.'Rair Leyser's $3.00 Men's Shoes for $2.50 SHIRTWAISTS and SKIRTS The swellest line of Shirt Waiots and Skirts evex 'shown in the city. ' Shirt Waists Button Back or Front, with vvlace-'or embroidery, neatly 5 trimmed; - prices - ranging from $1.00 Our Skirt Department's now com pleted; in- the latest styles and cuts in Voile, Panama Serges, Plaid and . Stripes at prices to suit your purse. . -VK1TE SZURTS la Pr a end Cdrzzcll thJ kt-l cuts, frcx cp " - Dr. P. Leyser's i DEMKmnrr The Home for STYLISH SHOES Quality and worth-more merits or more shane. lines in foot dress cannot be had for Spring 1905. The latest hv Ladies' Oxrords. Sole Agents for Red Cross Shoes -Coney Island," Tan only S4.00 and Oxfords for Ladies f 3 - $4 William Kneeland Shoes for Men , : in Vici. Patent Leather and Tan Colored Slippers in all the latest ! in an the latest toes - - S3.50 - $5 Styles $3.50 . $5.00 - -- - ' I : - X- i $ t - t - J J u 1 I!