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♦ Magnolia %r». Gazette m ! . ■ t*,. jl ' V. I tt.tà D. M. HUFF, Editor and Publisher. PUBLISHED TWICE-A-VVEEK. SUBSCRIPTION PRICE, Sa.ooPERVI »'R. VOL. XXII. MAGNOLIA, PIKE COUNTY. MISSISSIPPI. SATURDAY, JUNK 10, tMm NO i.. I ' I IN HANDS OF RECEIVER. nf.w south building and loan i j ASSOCIATION. Adverse Decisions of Courts in Other States Said to Be the Cause of Trouble. At the suit of Mrs. F. R. Miles, a 9tock subscriber of Houston, Tex., represented by Denegre, Blair à Denegre, tho affairs of the New South Building and Loan Association have been plac ed under the control of a receiver and Johnston Armstrong of this city, says the New Orleans Times Democrat, has been appointed receiver by the concurring order of Judge Dor. A. Pardee, circuit judge, and Judge Charles Par iange, district judge for the eastern district of Louisiana. The application for the receiv er was not based on any charges of mismanagement on the part of the officers or directors of the as sociation, and it does not appear that the association has met with any business reverses. The bill of complaint alleges that the bus iness of the association was large and extended into the neighbor ing states of Mississippi, Alaba ma, Georgia and Florida; and that its affairs were prosperous until interfered with by recent adverse decisions by the supreme courts of Alabama and Missis sippi, construing the contracts of homestead associations with citi zens of those states in such a way as to give stock subscribers and borrowers in Alabama and Mis sissippi a decided advantage over fellow-members of the associa tion whose courts construe the law differently. The bill alleges that the effect of those decisions will be to involve the association, whose business in Mississippi and Alabama has been^-cry exten sive, in ruinous and expensive litigation, and to give to members of the association in those states more than they are entitled to under the contract of member ship; and that the treasury of the association will be so depleted in paying to stock subscribers in Alabama and Mississippi what tho courts of those states are likely to hold they are entitled to that the association will not be able to meet its obligations to other stock subscribers. In its answer the defendant as sociation admits the material avermentsj of the bill, and avers that the construction of home stead contracts by the supreme courts of Alabama and Missis sippi has nad such a disastrous effect upon its business that it be lieves it would be fairer to all its stockholders that its business should be wound up and its as sets equitably distributed among its Stockholders, by the interven tion and under the control of a court of equity, thin to subject itself and its stockholders to a multiplicity of suits and to a de termination of their rights by different courts with different views of rights and obligations under the same contract of mem bership. The following is an extract from the order appointing the re ceiver : "That Johnston Armstrong be and he is hereby appointed re ceiver of the New South Building and Loan Association of New Orleans, La., defendant herein, conditioned on his executing a bond, with good and solvent se curity in the sum of 850,000 for faithful discharge of his duties as receiver; with power and au thority at once to take charge, possession and control of all the assets, credits and property, real, personal and mixed, of said as sociation, wherever situated, and of all papers, books, chosen in action and every sort of property belonging to said association, and to hold the same subject to the further orders of this court to the end that all the affairs, con cerns and business of said asso ciation may be liquidated, ad justed and wound up under the supervision of the court; and said receiver is hereby authorized and empowered to obtain posses sion of the assets of said associa tion of every kind and descrip tion wherever the same may be found, and to sue for the same, I if directed by this court, and al! j I persons having possession of any assets of the said association are; hereby ordered to turn over and | deliver the same into the hands of the said receiver, and he is hereby authorized and empower- j ed to proceed at once to collect all sums of money that may be due and owing to the said asso ciation from any and every source whatsoever, and to exe cute his receipt as such receiver for all money so received, and to sue for the same if necessary, and to take whatever step to the issuanca and renewal of the in surance upon property and the like as may be necessary to keep and maintain the said security unimpaired, and to that end he is authorized to expend out of such money as may come into his hands as such receiver is hereby vested with full power and au thority to take care of, sue for and collect, manage and control, under the orders of this court, all other property, rights, credits, assets and affairs of said associa toin. "It is further ordered, adjudg ed and decreed that the said de fendant association cease at once to continue to transact any busi ness, and that it forthwith turn over to said receiver all its as sets, rights, credits and property of any kind and description. "It is further ordered, adjudg ed and decreed that all stockhold ers or stock subsribers and cred itors and all other persons are hereby inhibited and enjoined from prosecuting or instituting any suit3 against said association except by petition in this court and in this cause, and they are hereby further inhibited and on joined from interfering with or seeking to reach any of the as sets or property belonging to said association except in this court and in this cause. ' ' WEEKLY CROP BULLETIN. Prof. H. E. Wilkinson, dir!c tor of the weather bureau, at Yicksburg, Miss,, sends us the following summary for the week ending Monday, JuneS, 1809: The weather has been warm arid, except for a generous show er early in the week, quito dry. The temperatures have ranged about 2 to 4 degrees higher than the normal, and the nights ' been somewhat warmer, ideal growing weather. Crop reports are much more encouraging than for several weeks except for gardens and corn in the southern part of tho state, and for late-planted cotton which has not shown above the ground in many sections. The early cotton has reached the point where the absence of rain does not affect it so seriously, and is being worked very exten sively. The stand, although re ports vary considerably with the locality, is considered fair. In the northern and middle dis tricts corn is in a fairly good con dition, being ready to lay by in many places; in the southern district reports are not encour aging, although a fair crop will be harvested. Oats are beingharvested in tho southern section. The crop is a poor one. »ave g%ing HE WAS IN ARREARS. Last night a representative of the Special was sitting on the in side of the McColgan hotel, and, as usual quito a large crowd of men were occupying the seats just outside. Something was said about the Daily Special and one gentleman was especially bitter in his remarks. He, in short, cursed the paper out from start to finish. The reporter con sulted the books at the office and found that the man owed two dollars on weekly subscription, one dollar and ten cents on daily subscription, and twelve dollars and sixty cents on job work. The gentleman talked on some time and finally let the cat out of the bag. He had recently been to New Orleans and the reporter had failed to make mention of the fact. No doubt if some of the men on our books like this one would pay up, the Spécial could give more and better news service—MoComb City Special. STATU CAPITAL NOTES. noble work of the INSTITUTE AND COl I.EGK . I he : ■ t industrial ' ed ! I ly An Epitome of Current News of Jackson, Miss., June 9, 1809. nil The memorial addresss at the National Cemetery, Vicksburg, May 80, were of rare ioterest, be- j 0< cause of the speakers und the sen timents they uttered. Gen. S. D. Lee, Capt. D. A. Campbell and Gen. E. S. Butts, confederates, and Judge Frederic Speed and Capt. C. E. Longley, ex-federal soldiers, were the orators. In the address of Judge Speed, he stated that an army corps of 10, 714 were there bivouaced upon ry "fame's eternal camping ground" and of these 12,714 were in un* known graves. He said the sub- onl limest spectacle over enacted up on the footstool of the Almighty was that which transpired on Calvary; the second in sublimity was tho dissolution of the two armies of the four years' struggle ; and their absorption into the channels of industry and peace; the the third was the one in which he and other speakers were actors. Gon. Lee said that no such scene could occur in any nation except this great republic. To him it was a stngukir incident if and coincidence, for it was the to first time he had been in a Feder al cemetery to do honor to tho b ederaldead. Thirty-seven years ago he was an active participant in the stirring scenes around the historic city. Then we found each other as enemies in deadly con flict; to-day, with feelings of love and friendship, actuated by a common patriotism, and all look ing to the grand future of our republic. e Revenue Agent Adams, by ns deputy', Mr. Galloway, is listing the names of tax payers in xington who have not paid ■s since 1896 for money on hand, on deposit, loaned, solvent credits, etc. The amount will roach 530,000, and the revenue agent's commission will be 86000. About 810,000 of the total will be demanded of two parties. It ap pears that tho town has been ex cusing tax payers from the items stated. If the revenue agent suc ceeds, it will not only be a nice pick-up for himself, but will en able the town to pay off its rail road debt and make some much needed improvements. The Hazlehurat Courier notes the visit to Copiah's capital re cently of George Vf. Cable, the distinguished novelist. He had taken a horse-back ride through sections of Franklin. Jefferson, Adams and Claiborne,where the plot of his forthcoming hook, "The Cavalier. " is laid. Mr. Cable soldiered in that section, as a Confederate, and the scenes and incidents of those days inspired the story on which he is now at work. He is tho author of "Cre ole Days," "Dr. Sevier,'' and other widely road stories. His home ^s in Northampton, Mass. The Courier thus describes Mr. Cable: The Stale. Special Cortospondenee cf Gazette. Ki it ly in he "In persona! appearance Mr. Cable is not striking. He is small in stature, and hardly tips the set les at more than 100 pounds. His hair, once very dark, is now tinged with gray, and a dark gray stubble covers his face. His movements are quick and active, but of a nervous kind. At times he is noticeably absent minded. His voice is not strong, and has a boyish, if i ot effeminate tone, but his words are well chosen, and his conversation highly in teresting." New Albany proposes having one of the biggest Fourth of July celebrations that has ever taken place in Mississippi. Nothing less than ten thousand visitors will satisfy the expectations of editor Blakeslee, of the Gazette. The business men of the to vn have pledged five per cent, of the gross sales on that day, toward ex penses. State candidates are being as sessed all the way from fifty cents to five dollars for having their names on tickets in the several counties. A uniform rate should he agreed upon. A sus.-gesti«m; from the state executive cot t e along that line, in future tions. would no doubt be respe t ed by the county committers. mmi The Aberdeen Examiner warm ly commends the action of Gov ernor McLaurin in appointing ns mayor of Jackson the el the people, as expressed at a spe cial election held forthat purpose. The Examiner suggests that this course bo adopted in the filling of nil vacancies, in all offices, where time will admit. It would "take from tho executive a power sub j 0< 'i to continua leriticisin and sus. pk'ion in its administration, and oftener an element of political danger than benefit." Cannon-ball trains now stop at Wesson, thanks to the intorces sion of Mr. R. L. Sauniers, president of the Mississippi Mills, Tin Aberdeen Examiner, speak ing of the proposed cotton facto* ry at Canton, makes the timely observation that "no region in America is bettor supplied with lo onl manufacturing capital than Mississippi, and, as we have often said, every city and town in the state holds idle capital enough to put it on the high road to pros perity if the money is invested in industrial establishments. " Capt. Frank Burkitt appreciates the compliment implied in his re «ent appointment by Gov. Mo Laurin as a delegate to the anti trust convention in Chicago on 26th inst., but says tho compli ment would be more pronounced if some one will point out the way to pay traveling and other ex ponses. The Captain hasn't enough capital of his own to ex pond any in fighting trusts, ly ed by INDUSTRIAL INSTITUTE AND LEGE. •01. It was the writer's privilege to participate in tho laying of the foundation stone of the institute and College at Columbus, and it has also been his good fortune to attend several of the commence ments sine and he does not he« itate to say that the fourteenth annual commencement, that oc curred on June 4th and 5th, 1899, was, in all particulars, the most successful and delightful in the history of the college. He at tended one commencement when it appeared to him that the good people of Columbus had evident ly given the college the cold shoulder; but tho great throng that crowded tho chapel, halts and galleries, at the last com mencement, showed that the col lege had been restored to its first love in tho hearts of the people. We were present at the opening in November last, when the sun shine of hope beamed brightly on the new management—a sunshine that grew brighter arid brighter unto the perfect day of June 5, 1899. President Kineannon has more than realized tne high ex pectations of his friends. No other Mississinpian can say that he has so warm a place in the hearts of more than throe hun dred of tho fairest and brightest daughters of the commonwealth. On Sunday, 4th, the chapel was packed with a great audience. There was no service in the churches, and the pastors were! on tho chapel platform. Thei commencement sermon was preached by Rev. Wm. Hayne Leavell, D. D„ of Houston, Tex as. He took his text from Psalms 144: "That our daughters may be as corner-stones, polished af- ï ter the similitude of a palace." J His theme was "Womanhood.'' .l Those familiar with the learning and eloquence of Dr. Leavell cun appreciate the treat that his hear ets enjoyed. He spoke nearly an hour. He also preached at night before theYoung Women'sChris tian Association. The chapel was again filled. The music was fine, especially the solo by Miss Mattie Lou Brown. On Monday, commencement! day, the chapel was packed as j nex'er before. The exercises commenced at 11 o'clock. After prayer and music, the orator of the day was introduced—Hon. E. L. Russell, (president of the Mo bile and Ohio railroad.) His theme was: "The PresentOppor tunities of the Young Women of Mississippi." He occupied only twenty minutes, but wo have never seen an audience more ed ified or delighted. Tho address will doubtless be published, and ^ Absolutely IPure Makes the food more délit tous Rod wholesome iUKING f«WD fR hence will not undertake to sketch it. Sixty -eight young Indies —near ly twenty-five percent, of the to tal enrollm 'tit—were then award ed certificates, or diplomas. Dr. Leave!) presented them, with pleasant words, to each class, as follows : Certificates of Proficiency in Dress Making: Misses Carrie Barnett, Warren ; Carrie Comfort, Attala; Ruby Farish, Winston; Belle Gray, Oktibbeha; Nora Herrington, Jones; Corinne Lan cy, Lee; Mary Martin, Oktibbe ha; Effio Moore, Troy Tribble, Holmes; Stella Moore, Claiborne; Lima McArthur, Chickasaw; Ru by Peck. Jasper; Victoria Perry, Sallio Ruffin, Panola; Mattie Royals, Lauderdale; Lena Ro bards, Coahoma; Maud Wood ward, Calhoun; Alice Halbert, Olivia Leigh, Annie Keith, Lowndes. j i Certificates in Drawing: Miss Katherine Pit'mun, Warren; Miss Elizabeth Davis, Lowndes. < ertificates in Book-keeping: Misses Caroline Butler, Maggie Foster, Yazoo; Malquin Banks ton, Montgomery; Annie Heard, Clay; Mabel Lauderdale, lie Soto; Annie Moore, Panola; Net tie Whitaker, Wilkinson. ; Certificates in Phonography i and Type-Writing: Mary Helen Alford, Rankin; Stella Bryliss. I Marion; Fannie Payton Charlton, Harrison; Mary Conner' Cal* 1 houn; Summit» Day, Noxubee; j Annie Fullilove, Carroll; Annie! Warren Heard,Kate Roane, Clay : Anna Jones, Copiah ; Mary Mont- » gomery, Marshall; Mamie Royals ; Lauderdale; Annie Hmytlie, At- , tala; Nora Fleishman, Gorlrudo| Love, Bessie Miller, Lillie Hair ston, Lowndes; Ktt- Elise Jones, Claiborne, j j Telegraphy: Miss Bessie liar- ; roll, Pike. j Diplomas in Normal course- j equivalent to professional license, j or permanent license lo teach in | the public schools of Mississippi— Misses Beall Alexander, Holmes; ; Kate Caruthers. I'unola; Rena ! Crawford. Chickasaw; Mary | Dantzlor, Jackson county; Julia Wasson, Attala; Ella Williams, ■ Newton; Cleo Herron, Cornelia i Hudson, Sue Snell, Lowndes. ' B. A. Graduates—Diplomas: Misses Katherine Claro Albright. 1 Alma Cleo Ilearon, Elizabeth Mary Hairston. Lillie Regina ; Huirston, Cornelia Hudson. Bel- j Mabui Blancho Beckett. Clay; Jennie, Wildamotte Bolton, Newton; Carolyn Matilda Crane, Hinds; i Rena Crawford, Chickasaw; Katherine Vivian Caruthers, Pa-j nola; Mary McLeod Dantzlcr, j Jackson county; Ruth Dräne, Do | Soto; Luna Laney, Corinne La- j ncy, Lee. nia Martin, Lowndes; , . , ac 1 S raduate 'J' as honored w,Jl .^ncrous applause as she received her diploma, I" addition to the music on the program, which was so delight ful| y r ? ndeftid ' ««»wn, by r0 'i" e A st ' , fa ^ ored the audience ï 1 * 1 . 1 ^ nn,e Laurie and Ben Bolt, J 118 was a treat worth along .l ourne y The afternoon was devoted to exhibits in the industrial depart ments. Several hundred visitors made close inspection as they passed through the »liffercnt rooms, and many complimentary remarks were made by the visit ors. There was just a quorum of the trustees present. All expressed themselves delighted with the work of the session, and with the general outlook of the college, The Alumna Association exer eises at night closed a commenee ment that will be memorable in the history of the college, The Industrial Institute and College was chartered by the state March 12.1884. On the day it was opened—in October. 1885— there were 250 applicants for ad mission. Upwards of two thous* and young women have come un der its instruction. The work of those who have gone out U thus noted ; Stenographers. !■ . book keepers and cashiers, 30; die s makers and milliners. 80; teach era of music, 21 ; in postoffice anti clerical work. States civil service, 3; insutanco and other agents. 2; keeping hoarding house, 5; telegraphers, •7; printers, 7; physicians and in hospital work, 4; artists, 8; foreign missionary, 1 ; journalists 7: teachers in academics, 573. Total in Industrial and clerical pursuits, 177; total in profession Home makorn Making the total uilside of tho 316 17; in t nitcij al work. 5 ». (married) 001. accounted for in college for session lust closed, 1317. This is a splendid record of no bio achievement in practical lines —a demonstration that the l. I. j A is an Industrial institute as i well as a college. It was the first state college ever founded for women—•"the Mississippi plan of doing the right thing in tin, right way. al tho right time." The laoulty for session just elosod is as' follows: Andrew ArmstrongKineannon,president, professor of 1'ohtieal Economy and Civics; Mis-; Mary J. H. Cal* lawny, mistress of Mathematics; ; Miss Paulino V. Orr, mistress of i English; Miss Minnie Pnslav, mistress of Latin; Mes Edith I Fahnestock, mistress of Modern Languages; Mrs. 1 rnistre F. J. Mosby, of History and Philofo j phy; Miss Corn Q. Walk»'»-, mis tress of Natural . Scient |S. C. McLaurin, » dustrial and Fine Arts; Miss Ruth ; Roudebush, mistress of Book , keeping and Penmanship; Miss Emmie Power, mislrc ; Miss mist reus of In f Telf-g j raphy, Phonography und Type j writing; Miss Joffic Johnson, mistress of Dress-making; Miss ; Annie Fant, mistress of Normal j Department; Miss Rosa Peebles, j assistant in English and Latin; j Miss Mary ii. Bynum, assistant | in Mathematics; Mrs. H. B. Pow ell, assistant in Art; May Farin ; holt Joncs, M.D., mistress of ! Physical Culture, Physiology and | Anatomy : Misa Wconona Poin dexter, mistress of Instrumental ■ Music; Misses Mary Morgan, La i fayette Haughton, assistants; ' Miss Mattie L» u Brown, mistress |of Vocal Mini»:. 1 Officers— H. M. Waddell, boo* retury and treasurer; May Far ; inholt Jones, resident physician; j MIbs Lorraine direct, superin tendent in dormitory; Mrs. M. L. Shattuck, housekeeper; A. D. Wnitfie i of laundry. Trustees rir., ex-officio president; mom j here whoso term expires in 1900: | Dr. Lea Williamson, Como; j Hon. John F. Smith, Barnett; Hon. E. H. Moore, Reseda!»». Whose term expires in 1902; Hon. W. G. Yerger, Greenville; Hon. F. A. Critz, West Point; Hon. T. B. Franklin, (secretary) Columbus; whoso term expiree in 1904: Bishop Charles B. Gal loway, Jackson; Hon. W. P. Tackett, Lexington; lion. John 11. Miller, Biloxi, officio, Hon. H. L. Whitfield, state superintendent of public education. Executive Committee— T. B. Franklin, E, H. Moore, A. A. Kineannon. The next session will open Sep tember 28—no quarantine or oth er affective providence prevent ing.. J. L. P. Mrs. superintendent -Gov. A. J. McLau Member ox Just as the shells make up the chalk hil>s, and the chalk hills together make up tho range, so the trifling actions make up tho whole account and each of these must be pulled asunder separate ly. You had an hour to spare the other »lay—what did you do? You had a voice—how did you use it? You had a pen—you could use that—how did you em ploy it? Each particular shall be brought out and there shall be demanded an account for each one—Spurgeon.