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K.H-HERBY, Editor and Proprietor
OtricE—Ledger Building,22 Cherokee Si.
ForU. Senator,
Of Oxford^_
Democratic Nominees.
Cornelius Byrd.
For Representative,
Samuel J. Hodges.
State Convention next Wednes
The Macon Sun reports rains
throughout Noxubee county.
Cuarbon is playing sad havoc
with the stock in Yazoo county.
A machine is being made to locate
the bullet imbedded in the Presi
dent’s body.
Hon. H. S. Ai.len, a prominent
lawyer of Lexington, recently died
>» that town.
The Ripley Advertiser comes out
fair and square for Hon. F. A. Wolff,
of 'l ippah, for Governor.
A celebrated Lyons physician, M.
Montain, says that smoking tobac
co colors the bones.
The New Y’ork Tribune says that
Conkling is endeavoring to turn the
country over to the Democrats.
A mass Convention of Leake coun
ty Greenbaekers will be held in
Cartilage on Monday, August 13.
Justice Nathan Clifford, ot the
United States Supreme Court, died
at Cornish, Maine, on the 25th
Tiie pension list this year will
amount to $70,000,000, and it is es
timated that $100,000,000 will be
needed next year.
The steamship Wyoming unload
ed seven hundred and fifty Mormon
converts at New York last week,
who are on their way to Utah.
It is said that seats for the Patti
concerts will range in prices from $5
to $20 in New York, Boston and
Philadelphia, and from $3 to $15
Three persons threw brickbats
into a train at Summit a few days
ago, but they now regret it as they
have been tried and sentenced to
jail three months.
Tom Buford, who killed Judge
Elliot in Louisville, Ky., and was
sent to an insane asylum, escaped
one day last week, but was captur
ed and carried back.
Shelby .Johnson, a negro, shot
and killed Jeff. Young, another ne
gro in Yazoo county, on the 23d.
Johnson has been delivered up tc
the property authorities.
Peebles <fc Bra.mum, of Grenada,
now have charge of the Edwards
House at Jackson. They under
stand the hotel business, and keep
none but first-class houses.
Notwithstanding the influx of im
migrants into this country the labor
bureau at Castle Garden, New York,
finds that the demand for labor is
greater than the supply.
Si’EEUs, Independent Congressman
from Georgia, indignantly denies
the report that he will co-operaL
with the Republicans in thcorgani
zation of the next House.
2’nE East and West Texas Rail
way Company has sold to an Eng
lisli corporation 200,000 acres o
land in Kimball, Edwards aud Keri
counties, in West Texas, for coloui
zation and settlement.
In the last number of the Nortl
American Review is Judge Jeri
Black’s answer to Col. Bob Ingcr
soll's attacks on Christianity, and i
is said to be a masterly and unan
swerable document.
Mississippi is behind all othei
States in the number of letter*
written oy each lnhamtant, whim
Colorado leads; the average Missis
sippian writing six and a half let
ters, and the Coloradian fifty-five i
Since its establishment The Led
ger has been the only paper in th<
State of that name, but a new can
didate for public favor, called th<
_ Ledger, has made its appearance a'
Starkville. It has our best wishes
for success.
From the Vicksburg Commercia
wc learn that Bolivar county was si
evenly divided between Featnerstoi
and Calhoon for Governor that n<
instructions were given ns to tha
office. Col. Yerger was endorsed fo
Secretary of State.
On the walls of the New York As
fiembly were displayed, the othc
day, these words: ‘‘For President ii
1884, Winfield -Scott Hancock.'
There is not the least probability o
that gentleman being renominated
however, unless the Democratic par
ty is less wise than we think it is
Hubbard, the man who shot Mrs
Carney recently in Yazoo count;
in the left eye, because she ant
her husband objected to Hubbari
visiting their daughter, was carriet
before a Justice of the Peace fo
trial and quietly stepping into i
room had the Justice to make Misi
Garney and himself one.
Maj. A. D. Banks, at one time oi
the editorial staff of the Cincinnat
Enquirer, during Buchanan’s admin
islration public printer to the Sen
ate, and on the staff of Gen. Jos. E
Johnston during the war, died a
Fortress Monroe, Va.. on the 23d
l ie was a man of splendid parts an<
hi)many friends in all sections o
the country are pained at Ids death
The State Convention.
The State Convention will bo held
next Wednesday. Every candidate 1
that permits his name to go before i
it should do so with the feeling of i
of everything for the good of the
party—nothing for self; that if he
receives the nomination for the office '
to which he aspires he will nppreci ;
ate the compliment and honor con '
ferred and the contidencc manifest ,
ed, but iu case one of his opponents 1
is the lucky one to entertain for him
the kindest and best feelings aud
labor diligently for > liis election.
Let such be the animus of all
candidates aud when the labors of
the Convention shall have closed the
utmost harmony will prevail and
unity in the Democratic party as
sured, which at last is much more
to be desired than the nomination
of any particular man or set of men.
No Cause for Ceusuro.
As exchange says the Democratic
members of the U. S. Senate have
been censured a good deal for not
electing a President pro tern of the
Senate at the special session. They
deserve no censure. They had no
opportunity to elect a President pro
tern. The Vice President did not
vacate his seat at all, and un
til he was absent an officer to per
form his duties could not be elected.
This is the whole thing in a nut
shell Had the Democrats agreed to
elect Hon. Isliam Harris, of Tennes
see, Arthur would have vacated his
seat to permit them to do so, but
they did not choose to let the Re
publicans dictate to them whom
they should elect, and Harris him
self refused to accept the office thus
tendered him by the Republicans.
A Mistake.
A statement going the rounds of
tile press that a motion iu the Ya
zoo county Convention to instruct
delegates to the State Convention to
vote for Gwin for Auditor was ta
bled, is erroneous. A motion was
made to instruct for Maj. Barksdale
for Governor; a substitute was of
fered to instruct for alljMate officers,
which was lost, and the resolu
tion for Maj Barksdale adopted.
After the transaction of some other
business a motion to instruct for
Gwiu was made, and the point rais
ed that it was out of order, the sub
stitute having been lost. The Gwiu
resolution was withdrawn, and a
motion to reconsider the substitute
was lost, and thus the matter end
ed. These facts are given us by an
eye witness.
The Holly Springs South is for
Gen. Featherston for Governor. It
is strongly for him, and gives splen
did reasons why it thinks he should
be nominated. Its last issue con
tains four columns, thirty-seven dif
ferent articles, favoring him. Such
advocacy of a man for office is unu
sual in this State, and is the best of
evidence thht Geh. Featherston is
worthy of the highest office within
the gift of his people. Nothing can
speak better for a man than the en
dorsement of his home people. That
Gen. Featherston has in the fullest
Tnk President had a relapse 011
Saturday, which created considera
ble excitement. Dr. Hamilton, of
New York, and Dr. Agnew, of Phil
adelphia, were telegraphed for and
came on special trains. When they
arrived the President was sleeping
and was not disturbed. The next
day Dr. Agnew performed an opera
tion on the wound that caused the
pus to flow and afforded relief. Dr.
Bliss has pronounced the President
out of danger.
' The Lowndes county Convention
expressed its admiration for the dis
tinguished services rendered to his
party and State by that patriotic
citizen, 7/ou. W. 77. Sims. It en
, dorsed his record as Lieutenant
Governor and regretted that he re
fuses to permit the use of his name
for renomination at the August
Convention, and in so doing but
echoed the voice of thousands who
admire and appreciate exalted worth,
true manhood and brilliant talents
and attainments.
Afo P r P\t-tv nf Noxubee
county, has been endorsed by that
and Winston county for Auditor.
He is a man of fine business ca
pacity and would fill the position of
Auditor with credit to himself and
satisfactorily to the people of the
About the middle of August three
hundred and thirty five new money
order offices will be established.
Among them are the following in
Mississippi—Batesville, Byhalia,
Fulton, Madison Station, Morton,
' Pittsboro, Rolling Fork and Shan
The Franklin Convention iu
' structcd for Barksdale Governor,
i Mellon Lt. Governor, Henry Secrc
’ tary of State, Hemmingway, Treas
f urer, Gwin Auditor, Sharp Super
intendent of Education, Johns At
torney General. No nominations
for the Legislature.
Our information from Noxubee
as to the choice of the delegates for
Governor is as follows: For Barks
dale 5; for Stone 4; for Featherston,
2; Barksdale second choice of one,
Stone second choice of the other;
Lowrv. 1; Barksdale second choice.
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Hon. J. E. Bridges, of Choctaw
1 county, is developing considerable
1 strength in his section for Auditor.
It speaks highly for a man to be cu
dorsed by those who know him best.
The Panola -Star is mistaken in
saving that Hon. R. H. Taylor is
I the only candidate for Governor who
f has not written an open letter. Judge
Calhoon stands in tire same shoes.
As near as wo have been able to
earn the following couuties have
lither instructed or endorsed for
laueock... 2
{arriaon.. 2
lackson. 2
<oshobn.’ 2
lasper. 2
....7..7.7.7. 2
Janitor Jala .. 4
tot meg.\ 6
1’uboo.,7 0
'Jewton .... . 2
Luiako. 2
dreen. .2
Hinds. 8
(Vayne.•. 2
ferry.'. 2
franklin. 2
« -j-m
Prentiss. 3
beo. 4
biucoln.•.. 3
rislioraingo. 2
bowndes. C
Monroe. 6
U'arrcn. 8
rippab. 2
Pontotoc. 3
DeSoto. 6
□lay. 2
Madison . 6
Qmtmau. . 2
Panola. 6
Grenada. 2
Items From Hazlehurst.
Rain is what the surrounding
country cries for.
Work has been begun on the
Methodist church, building a spire.
The teachers’ Institute is in ses
sion at the court house this week.
All unmuzzled dogs found upon
the streets are scut to “the sweet
subsequently” by the gem powder
The comic opero of “Olivette” is
being practiced by the young peo
ple, but whether to be rendered
piummy is a i;.
A “Concert anil Brigade Band”
lias been organized, composed of
eighteen instruments.
Our entire population was shock
ed last Friday, by the sudden death
lrom appoplexy, of Charley Gil
more, one of the most esteemed
and intelligent young men in the
Laphain Elected
The contest at Albany has ended
by the election of Hon. E. G. Lap
ham as successor to Conkling in the
I'nited States Senate. A pigmy
thus succeeds a giant, the loss of
whose service to t lie Republican pai ty
will he fully felt, but the people of
the South have reason to congratu.
late themselves on the result. When
hearing of his defeat Conkling seat
the following telegram, which may
mean a great deal anil again may
mean nothing. What he lias refer
ence to when he says “the near fu
ture will vindicate their wisdom and
crown them with approval,” remains
to be seen:
New York, July 23.—When Mr.
Conkling received a dispatch advis
ing him of the election of Mr. Lap
ham, at Albany, he immediately
sent the following telegram:
New York, July 22,1881.
To Hon. Jarae3 Armstrong, Member
of the Assembly, Albany:
The heroic constancy of the
Spartan band, which has so long
stood for principle and truth, has
my deepest gratitude and admira
tion. Borne down by forbidden
and abhorrent forces and agencies,
which never before had sway in
the Republican party, in memory
their courage will long live in the
highest honor. The near future
will vindicate their wisdom and
crown them with approval. Please
ask them ail for me to receive my
most grateful acknowledgements.
Roscoe Conkling.
Pike County Convention.
. From the proceedings of the
Pike County Convention, kindly
sent us in advance sheet by Capt.
J. I). Burke, we see the following
gentlemen were chosen delegates to
the State Convention:
1st. District—Dr. Fleet Simmons,
A S Smith, H D Sandifer, D M
Walker, Jabez N Conerly.
2nd District—Dr D i iiuuneu, j
II Crawford, 15 Lampton, E L Ap
plewhite, S E Pnekwood.
3rd District—It II Felder, P
Brent, 1) W C Lea, 15 G Turnipsceil,
J II Croft.
4th District—Hon J M Causey,
G M Govan, Luther Manship, C II
tlosmer and Hon J C Lamkin. Al
ternates, S Hansard, \V T Tyler,
Col T R Stoekdalc and A A Boyd.
5th District—W M McNulty, W
M Conerlv, J D Burke. E H Frank,
J D Harrcl.
It was decided to hold a Conven
tiou to nomiuatc candidates for
county oliices, at Magnolia, on the
first Monday in September. The
different precints will meet at 3
o'clock the Saturday proceeding to
send delegates to the County Con
A resolution complimentary to L.
Q. C. Lamar was passed.
The delegates were instructed to
use all honorable means to secure
the nomination of Prof. J. M. Sharp
as Superintendent of Public Educa
tion. No other instruction.
A special to the New Orleans
Democrat says that it is reported
arouud Jackson that laylor and
Feathcrston have withdrawn from
the Gubernatorial race, leaving in
the field three candidates, Stone,
Barksdale and Calhoon.
The citizens of Leake county, liv
ing east of Carthage, have made a
survey of Pearl River between Car
tilage and Edinburg, and determin
ed that it could be made navigable
for small boats, and without wait
in'* for the government to make an
appropriation, they arc going at
work at onec to clean out tUe snags,
build a boat and lie ready for tUe
fall trade.—Brandon Republicans
Presidential SmallTalk.
The telegrams from Washington
thou ml in small talk about the
President. For instance read the
following sily twaddle. We are
afraid Garfield is having softening
nf the brain:
Oen. Swaim'a room is still the exper
imenting field. Tliut is our standing
joke. The President knows that all
these little and great dt vices are tried
ira Swairn, and cujoyBtulkiug over it.
Just now the apparatus for liftuu; the
President from his bed ia being ffied in
Swaim’s room, and the President gets
no amnll amount of comfort oat of the
thought that if Swann can be boiBted
around gracefully aud without personal
trouble it is very probable be will like
it also.
‘‘Is the President as lively as over?’’
“Yes; he never loses an opportunity
to'got off a joko. That offer of his oat
meal, which ho does not like a bit, to
Sittiug Bull, is something like the small
boy’s joko about the castor oil.
Sunday School Convention.
Editor Brookuaven Ledger;—
Tho Mississippi State Sunday School
Convention was held in Jackson July
20th aud 2lBt. It was an occasion of
unusual iutereat. To sec so many of
the best men of our State, of the differ
ent churches,aud of all pursuits,assemb
led to promote a common interest,
“keeping the unity of the spirit in the
bond of peace,” wau truly edifyiug.
Denominational distinctions were, for
the time being obliterated, and all pres
ent seemed to draw closer together by
drawing closer to Christ. The Sunday
School interest lies near tho heart of all
true and intelligent Christians. The
Master said, “feed my lambs,” and ev
ery Christian heart feels tbo force of
this mandate. Therefore any concert
ed movement of Christianity like this,
calculated to promote the interest of so
important a cause, will enlist the pray
ers and efforts of the great heart at
tho church.
The next Convention is to be held in
Holly Springs, the time to be fixed by
the Executive Committee. Let Brook
haven apply for the next. It would do
us good, and “Btreugtheu that which is
weak-” It would "put to silenoe the
ignorance of .foolish men” who prate
about our religion being out of date.”
and "going down” etc. Meantime let
us more thoroughly organize our coun
ty Suu-lay School Convention. *
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An Outrage in Yazoo.
Yazoo City, Miss,, July 25.—On
Saturday last, near Satartia, in the
county, a negro named Isaac Fisher
committed at outrage upon the persou
of a young white lady who was alone at
home, aud after the outrage choked her
and threw her down a cistern. Re
turning shortly and seeing her stand
ing up in the water which was not
moro than two feet deep, the fiend de
scended the rope and drowned her, bnt
could not get up the rope and being
i - •_ zt. . _• a_ai. _ i ~ l_ f..n
in and he went down to rescue her but
too late. Upon examination by physi
cians it was seen that the victim had
beep ravished, and the negro, who had
been freed, was re arrested, and the
crowd agreed to hang him, but a major
ity present decided to hold him till af
ter the Coroner's iDqnest, and he was
to be hanged to-day, and doubtless ere
this the wretch lias met a deserved
death at the bauds of Jndgo Lynch.—
Vicksbury Herald.
On Monday the wretch was hung in
the presence of two or three hundred
Fatal Shooting.
Special to Vicksburg Commercial.]
Edwards, July 26.
At about half past nine o’clock last
night there rang out upon the still night
air three distinct shots, fired by Depu
ty Sheriff Cornelius, of Issaquena
county, who had come here at the in
stance and in compauy with a Mr.
Bube, of l’azoo county, to arrest four
or fivo colored hands for violating con
tract to work Qn on upper Mississippi
river l[l-iio - f * I’ll 6 "* result ol the
shooting waS*We almost instant killing
of Henry Cole, one of the fugitives,
and who had been iu and aronnd Ed
wards for the past two weeks. The
shooting is thought by our citizens to
have been wboly unnecessary as it must
have been done while the deceased oc
cupied a position immediately or Dear
ly facing his pursuer, judging from the
nature of the wound which showed that
the ball entered the breast and ranging
downward passed through the right
lung nnd come out below tho right
arm. Cornelius was arrested and sent
to jail.
Right Rev. R. B. Elliott. Protest
ant Episcopal Bishop of West Tex
as, does not agree with the churlish
Governor Roberts that it is a bad
business to join in a national
thanksgiving on the prospective re
covery of tiie President, and has tel
egraphed to Governor Foster, as fol
lows :
Uvalde, Texas, July 20th.—To
Governor of Ohio: The church I
represent will earnestly join you in
observing the day of thanksgiving
for the recovery of the President.
R. B. W. Elliott,
Bishop Prot. Epis. Church in W’n
Bishop Elliott was an officer in
the Confederate army, where he
served with gallantry and distinc
tion. He is quite as distinguished
as a soldier of the church.
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A number of prominent capital
ists met in New Orleans recently to
perfect a scheme for the building of
a narrow gauge railroad from
Natchez west to the Sabine River, to
connect with the Texas Roads. 2'be
South is awake to the necessity of
mnro roilrnn ds within her
borders, and by that sign she will
conquer. Her days of inactivity
have been numbered, and it is only
a question of time when she will be
the home of every industry that as
sists in building up a country, and
the nurse of every enterprise that
gives dignity and prosperity to a
State.—Yazoo Herald.
The Cherokee*.
Chattanooga, July 20.—One
hundred and twenty live Cherokee
Indians leave Rockwook, a station
or, the Cincinnati Southern railroad,
cn route to their reservation in In
dian territory. The United States
o-ovcrnment has made a contract
with the Cincinnati Southern and
other lines to transport 2300 In
dians from North Carolina to their
reservation in the West, and as
rapidly as squads of 100 or more
can be organized they are moved.
Before many months the last rem
nant of the tribe in this section
will have disappeeared.
A False Rumor.
We have beeu informed, (whether re
liably or not we do not know) that
Cant. B. H. Taylor has withdrawn his
name from the list of candidates for
Governor. His friends will naturally
go for Featherston the safest man to
bet your money on.fand the next Gov
ernor.— Holly Springs South.
This story is • ‘a weak invention of
the enemy.” Gapt. Taylor's friends
may rest assured that he has not with
drawn and will not withdraw, and we
hope bis supporters are too well inform
ed to be ohanged or influenced by such
a rumor as the above.—Sard/s Star.
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The New Senators.
New fork has got two senators of no
remarsable ability, and about whom it
would be absurd to indulge in any ex
pressions of Slate pride. But it has air
so got rid of two senators by whom it
was conspicuously misrepresented, and
in whom the sense of private proprie
torship of their office had wholly eflaoed
any sense of public responsibility.
C'ovlnirton County.
At a mass meeting of the Demo
cratic Conservative voters of Cov«
ington county, held iu* Williams
burg on the 16th of July, 1881. J.
N. Mclnnis was elected chairman
and J. M. Edmonson appointed
Secretary. By S. Gibert ~
Resolved, That the C)iirman ap
point two persons from each Super
visors District as debates to the
State Convention to be, held on the
3d day of August and that a majori
ty of the delegates in attendance at
said Convention cast the vote of
this county as a unit for State offi
cers. Adopted. /
By W. Rutiegc:,
Resolved, That this meeting do
now proceed to 'ballot for its choice
for Governor. > Adopted.
E. ‘//all, J. W. Watson and D.
Calhoun were appointed tellers.
Result, Barksdale 44; Stone 0;
Fcathcrston 2.
The delegates were then instruct
ed to cast the vote of the county for
Barksdale for Governor and left un
iustruc.ed as to balance of ticket.
Beat 1, S. Gibert, J. M. Edmon
Beat 2, W. L. Moore, T. P. Short.
Beat 3, S. J. Harper. I. M. Apple
Beat 4, W. Rutlcge, D. Calhoun.
Beat 5, Richard Welch, Tim Rog
Hon. J. S. Eaton and Hon. J. P.
Seabrook addressed the meeting.
By J. M. Edmonson: ,
Resolved, That thi£ meeting do
now proceed to ballot/for its choice
for State Senator from the 8th Dis
trict. and further that the candidate
receiving a majority of all the votes
cast be declared the choice of this
county for Senator and that the del
egates to the District Convention
be instructed to cast the vote of the
county as expressed. Adopted.
And the ballot resulted J. S. Ea
ton, 40; J. P. Seabrook, 30.
By S. Gibert:
Resolved, That we recommend
Williamsburg as the place and the
13th day of August as the tunc for
holding the nominating Convention
of this District. Adopted.
Beat 1, J. T. Duckworth, R. M.
Beat 2, T. P. Short, J. II. J/iller.
Beat 3, J. W. Watson, W. F. Car
Beat 4, Ben, Leonard, A. C. Pow
Beat 5, S. Barnes, J. 0. Rcddock.
W. uutiege lutrouucca a resolu
tion declaring it impolitic to make
nominations for county officers.
Mr. Gibert move to table the reso
lution. Lost, ayes 14, nays 15.
The resolution was withdrawn and
question submitted by ballot. For
nomination 27. No nomination 2(i.
No further action was taken.
The following Executive Com
mittee was appointed, to-wit:
Beat 1, D. C. Buchanan, A. K.
Beat 2, T. P. Short, W. L. Moore.
Beat 3, W. L. Barnes, Preston
Turn age.
Beat 4, Archie Fairley, John Cal
Beat 5, Thos. Chattham, J. S.
The meeting adjourned sine die.
J. N. McInnis, Chr’in,
J. M. Edmonson, 6'ee’y.
Assembled at W^ltball, Jnly 16,
Ou motion, Hon. '1'. W. Castle was
elected chairman, and Juo. S. Berry
hill was elected secretory.
On motion, it was resolved that the
chairman appoint a committee, com -
posed of two members from each beat,
to draft resolutions. The following
gentlemen were appointed as members
of said committee:
Beat 1—A. F. Fox, A, H. Boys.
Beat 2.—J. H. Pryor, A. Moore.
Beat 3—J. W. Pinson, A. D. Peo
Beat 4—J. Pierce, Jus. Randall.
Beat 5.—J A Thomas. J F Crawford.
Ou motion, it was resolved that the
ohair appoint five persons from each
beat.aud five from the county nt large, to
represent this county in the State Con
vention, to be held at Jackson on Au
gust 3, 1881. Tbs following were up ■
pointed as delegates to said Conven
County at large—Edgar S Wilson, F
N Arnold, A F Fox, S M Roaue, Tom
M Gore.
Beat 1.—J F Johnson, J J Carrol,
Jno W Lamb, A H Bays, H L Quin.
Beat 2—J H Pryor, Terrel Rose,
Samuel Parker, J E Jenkins, J N
Beat 3—W J Harris, W E Davis,
Alvin Whitten, I P Trotter, J H Par
Beat 4—Elijah Yeates, J A Pierce,
James Randall, J It Greer, Thomas
Beat 5—T N Ross, S G Hunter, J A
Thomas, Sam’l L Cooks, J F Crawford.
On motion, Hon T W Castle, chair*
man. was added to the delegation for
the county at large.
Resolved by the democracy of Sum
ner county in mass meeting assembled,
That in the dastardly attempt to ussasi
nate the president of tin* fjnited States
we recoguize a blow at the republio,
which should elicit the severest indig
nation of every citizen, irrespective of
party. Adopted by rising vote.
Resolved. That it is the Bense of the
democracy of Sumner county, tuat me
prime object of legislation in our state
should be the building up of
the material iuterest of our State
by reducing the expenses of every de
partment of Government to the mini
mum, by enoouraging iu every possible
way immigration, tue influx of capital,
the building of mannfactuiies, and the
development of our material resources;
and our representatives are hereby in
structed to vote for such measures as iu
their judgement are thus calculated to
promote this end.
Resolved, That the Hon J E Bridges
is the choice of Sumner county for Au
ditor of Public Accounts, and the dele
gates from this county are instrneted to
vote for him,1
Resolved That it isthe sense of this
meeting that the people of Sumner
county, appreciating the merits and
qualifications of our fellow -country
man, S Newton Berrybill, would take
pleasure in supporting him for Secre
tary of State.
For members executive committee:
Beatl—Edgiir S Wilson. T W Ford.
Beat 2— W F Rowell, J H Pryor.
Beat 3—J H Freeman, J S Hollo
way. __ _
Bea- 4- J W Randall, J W Berry.
Beat 5 G W Walker, G B Walker.
Resolved, That the Pioneer, Clarion,
Comet, and Brookhavek Ledger be
requested to publish the prooedings of
this meeting, .
Resolved, That the thanks of tris
meeting be tendered to tbe chairman of
the mass meeting for bis fair aud im
partial ruling.
T. W, Castle,
J. 8. Berrvhill, Chairman.
Secretary. __
(icar^coa Lamar.
Gen, J. Z. George, whilst in Oxford
last week, in conversation with a friend,
expressed himself us follows:
“I think Earner's publio service lias
been conservative, wise aud qseful, and
has given Mississippi a distinguished
place in tho National Cougress. His
re election will give him an assured po
sition and add to bia already largo ca
pacity for public usefulness.” “Yea.”
said Gen. George, with emphasis, “his
defeat would be a calamity, not only to
Mississippi, but to the whole Sonth.’’
—Oxford Faloon.
Til* Hint* I'roliltiitlon Conven
Convention met in RopreecntativcB
Hall ut 11 o'clock n. to.
Col. \V L Nugent, of Hindi comity,
nailed the memberH to order, and moved
that J W C Watson, of Marshall be
elected temporary chairman, which
motion prevailed.
On motion of Rov. 0 B Galloway,
J J Spellman, Esq. of Hinds, was elect
ed Secretary,
Tho committee on peimanent organi
zation, Capt. J T Buck, chairman, re
ported the following ns permaueut nfli.
nera: President., Judge J W O Wat
son, of Marshall; Vice-Prosidents,
Geu. Alex P Stewart, Judge S S Cal
hoon Hon. J B Chri«mnn, L P Brown,
J W Muse and G G Middleton, Secre
taries, H II Hines and J J Spelman.
The report, of the committee was
adopted, nud tho gentleman recom
mended were elected.
Tho following counties were repre
sented in tho Convention.
Adams, Aloorn. Attala. Bolivar, Cal
lioon. Carroll, Coahoma. Hinds, Holmes,
Jasper, Kemper, Lafayette, Lauder
dale, Lawrence, Leake, Xjiucoln,
Lowndes, Li flore, Madison, Marshall,
Monroe. Montgomery, Newton. Noxu
bee, Oktibohn, Panola, Pike, Prentiss,
Rankin, Sumner, Tate, Tallahatchie,
Tippnh, Warren, Wayne, Wilkinson,
Winston, Yalobusha and Yazoo.
Number of counties, forty-two, rep
resented by two hundred and eiglity
two delegates,
On motion of Col. Nugent, n com
mittCG of two from each Cougresional
District, and tluee from tho State at
large, was appointed to consider nil
resolutions enbraitted, and to report an
Address to the People, with snob resol
utions as they may think advisable.
1st District—Rev, J T Freeman, Dr.
N C Steele.
2d—J A Rainwater, Rev. A P Sage.
3d—Dr. H A Miner, J B Streater.
4th—Hon J G Hamilton, Dr J A
Bard well.
5th—D A Williams, M L Harmon.
6th—Daniel Cohen, Rev C B Gallo
State at, large—Col W L Nugent,
Prof R B Fulton. Rev Dr Johson.
Papers were introduced and read by
Ool Niucut, Dr Bardwell, Judge Tate
Dr. Galloway and others, several of
which elicited hearty applause, and all
were referred to the Committee on res
At half past one, adjourned to 3 p. m.
On re-assembling several short ad
dresses were made on tho subject of
temperanoo, pending which Col W L
Nugent, for the Committee on Resolu
tions, submitted the following report:
We. the representatives of the peo
ple of Mississippi, from all sections of
the State, from all professions and pur
suits, and from all political parties and
races, profoundly convinced of the
evils and perils of intemperaueo and
the liquor traffic, and that our only re
lief is in legal and constitutional pro
hibition, and invoking the favor of
heaven upon our cause and efforts, do
iviobo llilc Mtir caIopiii artil Piirnfnl iIpp.
laration to onr fellow citizens in the
It is the calm anil unanimous voice
of this Convention tint, as the liquor
traffic docs more to exhaust tho re
sources, retard the prosperity, debauch
the morals and degrade the manhood of
onr commonwealth than any or all oth
er evils combined, onr deliverance and
progress can only bo achieved by wise
prohibitory laws and their faithful nd
To securo such legislation, which we
confidently believe will overthrow the
liquor traffic and arrest its colossal
evils, to the great happiness aud peace
of society, wo earnestly invoke the
counsel and aid of every good and pa
triotic citizen in the State.
We regard it an occasion of profound
congratulation that the people of ail
parties, religions and colors can meet on
one common platform to advance a
great public measure without any con
fliot of interests, without creating or
exciting nuy party faction, without
nwakcniug any religions prejudice, and
without begetting any race antagonism.
Wo also, here and now, assert with
plainness aud emphasis that this is in
no sense a partisan, movement. We
have nothing to ..,011 party politics.
We seek notin the least to disturb the
party affiliations of any citizen. We
Imveouly one aim; we are animated by
ouly one motive, the advancement of
the material aud moral prosperity of
our beloved commonwealth, the promo
tion of tho health, wealth, liberty and
happiness of onr people without any
any distinction whatever. We shall
place no candidates in the field, we
shall not grasp for the spoils of office,
wo deprecate and denounce the at
tempts of onr enemies to drag or.r
rigliieous cause into the contentions of
parties, thereby prejudicing aud injur
ing the movement.
We further declare that tho prohibi
tion movement is not inspired by any
motive or purpose to afflict, or antagon
ize liqnor men, but to oppose the l q
nor traffic within the limits of this
State, lio'ieving in the doctrine of a
universal brotherhood we war not
against men but against a business,
which, though now legalized is blight
ing ar.d withering in its effects upon
society. If other occupations would be
sought and this traffic have no longei
an army of ngeuts and employees in its
service, their individual usefulness anil
happiness would bo promoted, aud
multiplied thousands saved to the peo
ple of Mississippi.
Tho liquor power by secret and cor
rupt agencies is seeking to securo the
nomination and election of meu to the
legislature pledged against any prohi
bition reform, who will resist the pas
sage of stringent laws and refuse tc
allow the people to vote upon a prohi
bitory amendment to the Constitution.
We warn the people ngainst such an
issue. We ask not for candidates 01
pledges. We will only ask that the sa
crod right of petition shall not be vio
lated or denied, and to this end that
candidates for the legislature shall bold
IUCU13CI cuo illlwuiiumi'.’U mo vuviwivs
of prohibition.
1. The right of self protection is in
herent to all governments, auil carries
with it a great auil poble duty. No
government can abandon tho right not
evade the duty. “If I have reason to
believe that an enemy is undeimining
its power, and plotting in any way its
destruction,” the obligation is impera
tive, eithei to destroy tho enemy or ef
factually bn fits his desigus. The prio
ciple here enunciated applies with
equal force to the right and duty of
government to protect society against
evils ns well as enemies. “Hence laws
against adulterated food, against the
communication of contagious diseasee
by the establishment of quarantine re
strictions, and forbidding tho sale of
common virulent poisons.’’ Whatever
therefore, entails upon sooiety disease
nod misery, poverty and wretchedness,
and is, iu its nature, destructive to in
dustry, wealth, morals and reason, of
ten making its victims dangerous, nl
| ways injurious to society, must be a
! proper subject of legislative suppres
sion. Tho obligation of the common
wealth to protect society against it can
not be otherwise than supreme.
2. All governments above barbarism,
take tho family constitution under their
protection. They recognize end act
upon the principle that the perpetuity
of governmeut and the progress of
Christian civilization depend very large
ly upon the purity and indissolubility
of the family constitution. Whatever,
therefore, is in its very nature destruc
tive of that constitution, the intolera
ble bane of thousands of happy homes,
and the fatal destroyer of thousands
more, tho State is bonnd to suppress
by wise legislation.
3. It is the clearly acknowledged du
ty of every wise government to exercisj
a watchful care over the sources of
wealth and woven y, seeking by wise
legislation to encourage and develop
the one, and to prevent and remove the
other. Whatever, therefore snaps na
tional prosperity and wealth, and en
tails povt-rtv and want, is a legitimate
subject of legislative enactment for its
4. It is conceded by all that the duty
of the State to legislate for the preven
tion suppression of crime is imptritiVe.
Whatever, therefore, is tho cause of
three-fourths of the oriine of the coun
try, as attested by tho judges of Eng*
land and America for two hundred
years, must be a legitimate subject of
legislative prohibition.
Recognizing, therefore, tho fact,
that tho manufacture and sale of in
toxicating liquors as a beverage, is the
prolific source of the evils enumerated
—itself an evil of snob magnitude as to
jeopardize tho highest interests of tho
(Stato, filling it with drunkenness nnd
crime, entailing poverty nnd wretched
ness, mid becoming tho intolerable
nurse ol thousands of homes through
out tho land, and tho fatal destroyer of
thousands of more, this Convention
feels constrained to utter, with all pos
sible emphasis, the solemn conviction
that tho question of the “prohibition of
this traffic" is one the State cannot Ion
ger evade; it cannot discharge its high
and solemn duty as a government,
while it leaves society prey to the most
merciless destroyer ever known to man.
Therefore, in order to accomplish this
result, he it
Resolved, That the President of this
Convention appoint an Execvtivc Com
mittee of fifteen, two from each Con
gressional District aud threo from tha
State at large, five of whom shall con
stitute a quorum, aud whose duty it
shall be,
First,—To preparo and submit to the
Legislature at its next session, a rne
mornl setting forth tho evils of the li
quor traffic iu this State, aud, in the
narno of this Conveutiou, praying and
demanding that an amendment to the
Constitution prohibiting said traffic in
this Stato, shall bo passed aud submit
ted to tho people for ratification or re
jection at the next succeeding general
Second—To facilitate and further
the organization of Prohibition Clubs
iu every county and town throughout
the State, aud disseminate accurate and
reliable information among the people
as to the evils of the liquor traffic.
Third—To render such service as
may bo deemed proper iu tho prepara
tiou of censtitutiouul amendment above
referred to, and such aa any committee
of tho Legislature charged with the
special duty may request.
Fourth—To cull any Conventions,
State aud county, which may hereafter
become necessary, either for the pur
pose of promoting the ratification of
such an amendment to tho Constitu
tion as the Legislature may adopt, or
for the more efficient organization of
the friends of prohibition throughout
tie State, should tho Legislature fail
or refuse to pass the umeudment desired
iu order to secure all ueedfitl repressive
legislation, aud protect the health,
lives and property of tho people
agaiuat-tlie evils of the whisky traffic.
Resolved, That any vacancy in said
Committee may bo filled by the Presi
dent of this Convention, or by any
three members of Iho Committee; aud
that the Committee constituted under
these resolutions shall hold office un
til superseded by soma future Prohi
bition Conveutiou.
T^mnlvinl Th,if Mia noAnl.i nf Mia bpv
eral counties aud towns iu this State be,
aud they are hereby urged at onoe to
organize Prohibition Clubs aud appoint
County Executive Committees, and pre
pare, . by suitable subscriptions » aud
contributions of money, for the circu
lation of petitions for prohibition, af
ter such form as the Executive Com
mitte ' msv adopt, and the presentation
thereof for signature to every man aud
woman iu the State, to the end that
there may te a full ui d fair expression
of public sentiment on this measure for
the information and guidance of the
Legisalture. Aud that the several
County Executive Committees when
organized shull correspond with and be
subject to the direction of the State
Executive Committee.
Resolved, That peudiug the snbrnis
sion of the said contemplated constitu
tional amendment, the Legislature be
requested to provide by law for the de
termination of the question of licens
ing liquor dealers, by a direct vote of
the people within the towns, counties
and Supeivisors districts in this State,
within which liquor is sought to be
sold, for auulliug the existing license
laws; and if the people agree to license
dealers, for limiting the quautity for
sale to not less than one gallou while
the price of license largely increased;
ami that the Executive Committee be
charged with the duty of briugiug this
matter to the early attention of the
Mr. P. \V. Coor introduced a resolu
tion requiring candidates for office to
declare whether they favored prohibi
tion. lie supported the resolution in
an earning eloquent speech.
Rev. C. R, Galloway hoped the Con
vention wou’.a uot adopt the resolution,
lie was a pronolnceji uncompromis
ing prohibitionist, favored a law
that would be like a lawful plantation
fence—horse high, huli Htr0Ug anil pig
tight. But the action iuRcatej by ibo
resolution would be aud
pr-jndioe the cause at this stuy^ Gf tbe
Mr. David Mitchell, of Holmes, uoej
the resolution would be adopted, kj
declared I10 would vote for no man fo.
the Legislature who is not friendly to
Mr. E. C. Gates, of Washington, Hr
gued against the propriety of adopting
the resolution. Wo should not try to
get to the main question iu too big a
R-v. Mr. Gambrell approved much
that Mr. Galloway had said, but the
friends of the movement should not be
too conservative. For himself he in
tended to know whether candidates for
the Legislature shall be willing or not
to submit this question to the people.
Rev. Dr. Johnson offered the follow
ing as a substitute for tlio resolution
offered by Mr. Coor, which the latter
Resolved, That we will support no
man for the Legislature who will uot
pledge himself to vote for au ordmance
submitting to the vote of the people an
amendment to the State Constitution
prohibiting the traffic in intoxicating
liquors, if a majority of the citizens of
hia Ann ill v npfihnn the Lecislatiird for
the adoption of such an ordinance.
Judge Watson hoped the Convention
would uot go further thau is indicated
by Dr. Johnsou’s resolution.
’ Mr McNeil, of Prentiss, favored the
Dr. Bard well hoped tlie report and
resolutions, as submitted by the com
inittee, would be adopted. He was op
posed to the resolution offered by Mr.
Coor, and to the substitute offered by
Dr. Johnson. Ha made an eloquent
and earnest argument against any ao
tion that would savor of party politics.
A colored delegate moved to table Dr.
Johnson’s substitute, and the substi
tute was tabled by a decided majority.
The question recurring on the origin
al report, Mr. Montgomery, of Hinds,
favored earnest, immediate, agressive
action in favor of prohibition.
Mr. Muse, colored, of Noxubee, ft%
vored making haste slowly.
Mr. Tate, of Pike, opposed the report
of the committee. It did not go far
Col. Nugent closed the discussion iu
a lncid, comprehensive and eloquent
statement of the nddress and resolutions
reported by the committee, and on his
motion they were adopted almost nnau
Rev. Dr. Sullivan offered a resolu
tion complimentary to the Prohibition
ist, published at Colnmbus, and com
mending its extended circulation.
Rev. Mr. Freeman suggested that
the county press be utilized, as for as
possible, in disseminating the proceed
ings and papers adopted by the Con
On motion of Mr. Nugent it was
Resolved, That we invito the cordial
co-opera',ion of the women of our State
in the furtherance of the prohibition
movement now so happily inaugurated.
Judge B'atson vacated the chair to
endorse the resolution, and his remarks
elicited applause, and the resolution
was adopted by a rising vote.
Dr. R. A, Green, colored, of Vicks
bnrg, offered a resolution of sympathy
with President Garfield, which was
unanimously adopted.
On motion of Dr. Galloway, the Pres
ident was allowed to appoint the com
mittees provided for in report of com
mittee, after adjournment of Oonven
Rev. Mr. Hunnicnt read a letter from
I Sheriff Butler of Lawrence, testifying
to the improved condition of society
since the closing of saloons in that
eouuty. . _ .
Resolutions of thanks to the Presi
dent, the citizens of ,/ackson and the
several railroads; and tho Convention
at C o'olock, adjourned sino die.
The following State Executive Com
mittee was appointed:
W. U Nugent, Chairman, J. J. 8pcl
man, 0. B Calloway.
fob oonoREeeioyal district*.
First District—I T Freeman, N C
Second District—I A Rainwater, A
P Sago.
Third District—J B Streater, J W
Forrth Distract—I O Hamilton, J
Fifth District—W L Harman, D A
Sixth Distriot—Daniel CoheD, D. D.
Kuhertiatorial Contest Wnrml'ix
l u -EHilniated titreniftli of tlie
Respective candidates.
Jackson, Miss., July 21.—Tho
contest for the Gubernatorial nomi
nation continues to be atopic of in
terest and a subject of speculation,
and news from the various counties
is anxiously looked for. Governor
Stone is absent from the city, and
Major Barksdale has just relumed
from a trip to the “mighty East.’’
The following is an estimate of the
strength of each on the first ballot in
the Convention, and is based on the
counties that have given injtruc
tionsand reasonable probabilities as
to the way the others will go. In
making this estimate the claims of
the friends of the candidates were
considered, and I have endeavored
to lie impartial:
For Stone: Adams 0, Alcorn 3,
Amite 3, Attala 4, Carroll 4, Coaho
tuo 1, Copiah 3, Clay 2, DeSoto 6,
Issaquena 1, Itawamba 2, Lafayette
2, Lawrence 1, Zee 4, Lincoln 3,
Lowndes 6, Leflore 2, Monroe 6,
Montgomery 3, Noxubee 3, Oktibe
ha 2, Pike 1, Pontotoc 3, Prentiss 3
Sharkey 2, Sumner 1, Sunflower 2,
Tishomingo 2, Union 3, Warren 8,
Washington 4, Wilkinson 2, Yalo
busha 1; total 99.
For Barksdale: Claiborne 4,
Clarke 2, Copiah 1, Covington 2,
Franklin 2, Greene 2, Hancock 2,
Harrison 2, Iliads 8, Holmes C. Is
saquena 1, Jackson 2, Jasper 2,
Jefferson 4, Jones 2, Kemper 2,
Lauderdale 4, Lawrence 1, Leake 2.
Marion 2, Neshoba 2, Newton 2,
Noxubee 3, Oktibbeha 2, Perry 2,
Pike 1, Raukiu 4, Scott 2, Simpson
2, Smith 2, Sumner 1, Tunica 1,
__ o u.r:ii.:nnnn o if/:.»
Yalobusha 1. Yazoo 6; total 90.
For Featherston: Benton 2,
Chickasaw 4, Lafayette 1, Marshall
8, Tippah 2, Yalobusha 1; total, 18.
For Taylor: Calhoun 3, Coaho
ma 1, Grenada 2, Lafayette 1, Pano
la 6, Quitman 1, Tallahatchie 2,
Tate 4; total, 20.
For Calhoun. Madison 6.
Doubtful: Bolivar 4, Choctaw 3;
total 7.
ConklliiK Visits the President.
IFashington, July 25.—Ex-Sena
tor Conkling, accompanied by Sen
ator Jones, of Nevada, called at the
Executive Mansion at 1 p. m., aud
is now in the Cabinet room.
Ex-Senator Conkling remained
only fifteen or twenty minutes at
the Executive Mansion, and saw no
one except the President’s Private
Secretary and Dr. Bliss. To the
latter he said that the recent un
favorable turn in the President’s
case had been a source of anxiety to
him, and lie called in person to-day
to make inquires. Upon being in
formed that the President’s syrap
mns itils aftenison were all of the
most encouraging character, he ex
pressed gratification, and asked Dr.
Bliss to convey to Mrs. Garfield his
sincere sympathy and good wishes.
A Fiend Poisons Five Children.
New Orleans, July 26.
Five 'children of Thomas Killean,
aged one, three, six, eight, and ten
years, were poisoned by a colored ser
vant named Eliza Bartly, who pnt rat
poison in their soup yesterday. The
girl waB arrested and confessed the
crime. She says she put poison in the
soup to pnt the children sick, out of
revenge, they having thrown rocks at
her aud called her nigger, and as Mre.
Killean was about to discharge her.
Die little girl, aged three,, died yester- 1
lay afteruoou, hut it is hoped the oth
-r children will recover.
1 ---• --
, --eems to be a settled fact that Col.
ti,1_ -‘Will be liia own successor, aud
. . At should be; he is in our
San £±5, &Uo*iW8t& Ee
tuau suy mao iu « .« .■ »<■ . .«
talk about his nttef^ontb- °f, le
Democracy of l.is Stk[nf to boss ,bo
has his favorites like nonsense; he
we see no crime in his try. m®n’
them, when they are cau-\ . eect
Hcooba Herald. males.—
The legislature to beelected next. ..
will have several important duties .
perform. 1, To redistrict the State
for members of Congress: 2. To ap
portion the State for members of the
legislature. 3. To eleot a United
States Senator. 4. To cnaot a sensible
and efficient immigration law; S. To re
move certain blots from the oode of 1880,
Ac. Clear-headed and practical men
are wanted for tuts work.—Jiaymoiia
Tlie New Vork Collector.
Ex-Judge VVm. H. Robertaou took
the oath of office as collector of tbe port
of New York, vice Geu. Merrett, who
takes a foreign mission, on the 25th.
Robertson's bondsmen justified iu tbe
sum of $100,000, double tbe amount of
bonds required, and the instrument was
forwarded to the secretary of tbe trees*
ury for approval.
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Hop Ritters. A trial is certain proof.
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July 21—2t.
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Adapted in chronic diarrluea, constipation and
scrofula—lly. Latham, M. D., Pres’t Virginia
Medical Society.
Successfully used in Dyspepsia, Chronic Diar
rhoea aud Srofula,—Prof. S. Jackson, University
Efficient in Aneamia; excellent appetizer and
blood purifier—H. Fisher, M. D.. Ga.
Valuable In nervous prostration, indigestion
and chlorosis.—G. />., N. O.
A flue tonic and alterative, verv valuable in
diseases peculiar to females, chronic fever amt
ague, bronchitis and dileases of the digestive
organs.—,!. F. Broughiou, M. D., Ala.
Very beneficial in strengthening and improv
ing a reduced system.—Rev. Jno W. Beckwith.
Bishop of Ga.
Recommended as a prophylactic iu Malarial
districts.—D. R. Falrex, M. D , N. O.
Restore debilitated systems to health.—T. C.
Mercer, M. I)., Ind.
‘•Used with great benedta in Malarial Fever
and Diptherla.”—S. F. Dupon, M. D.. Ga.
Of great curative virtue. Thos, F. ltumbold,
M. D., St, Louis.
Beneficial iu uterine derangemen‘8 ami mala
rious conditions —G. M. Vail, M. D. Ohio.
Tonic, alterative, diuretic, one of natures
greatest remedies.-Medical Association of
Lynchburg, Virginia.
Relieves Headache, promptly-both sick and
nervous-Rev. E. C. Dodson, Va.
Sample supply sent f*ee to any physician de
siring to test. Pamphlets sent free. Aimlisla
with each package, Water as it comes from
the Springs $4 per case of 6 galons iu glass—
{2,50 for 5 galons. $4 for lo gaions, $T for 9«>
galons m casks. Mass 50 cents aud $1: $2,50
and 85 for half dozen. Pills, pure sugar coated,
i5c. 50, and $3 half doz. Seut postpaid any
Viere, This Mass and Pills coutains iu re
wind space uli the curative powers of the
Spraud is palatable aud soluble.
$3u per open for visitors Juue 1st. Board
parties. Ciuth, Special rates to familes aud
Lawyer’s depajes meet visitors at Forest and
upon advice of **ach four miles from Spriugs,
'»• numcsa,
7i MVres. of the Company
Sola by T. T. Meade *%t., Lynchburg, Vu%
Drookhaven, Misj*. 'laugntry A smyiiek
.)uue X3.-1SS1.—6m.
Citation Notice. "
Lincoln County, j,
To Josiaii Brooks:—
You are commanded to appear before the
Chancery Court of Lincoln county, Miss.,
at rules, on the 1st Monday ot August,
1881 to defend the suit in said court of Au
relia F. Brooks for divorce, wherein you are
defendant. F. M. MARTIN,
july 7th, 4t Clerk.
Tbe proprietor ol Ibis celebrated
medicine justly claims fora superiori
oritv over all remedies ever offered to
tbe public for the Safe, Certain, Speedy
an Permanent cure of Ague and Fever,
or Chills ami Fever, whether of short
or long standing. He refers to tbe en
tire Western and Southern country to
bear his testimony to the troth of tbe
assertion that in no casr whatever will
it foil to euro if the directions nre
strictly followed and carried out. in a
great many cases a single dose has been
sufficient for a cure, and whole families
have been cured by u single bottle,
with restoration of the general health.
It is, however, prudent, and in every
case more certain to cure, if its use Is
continued in smaller doses for a week
or two after the disease has been cheek
ed, mote tSj ecially in ditUeultand long,
standing eases. Usually this medicine
will not require any aid to keep the
bowels in good order. Should the pa
tieut, require a cathartic medicine
niter having ti ree ot Tour doses ot tbe
Tonic a single dose of Bull’s Vegetable
Family Pills will be sufficient.
The genuine Smith’s Tonic Syrup must
have John Bull’s private stamp on each bot
tle. Dr. John Bull only has the right to
manufacture and sell the original John J.
Smith’s Tonic Svrnp, of Louisville, Ky. Ex
amine well the label on each bottle. If the
private stamp is not on each bottle, do not
purchase or you will be deceived.
Manufacturer and vender of
The popular remedies o the Day.
319 Main St., LOUIS.
VILLE, KY July-Iy.-8i

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