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VOL. 3. NO 48-
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EnnoßUi sorts”
Education is the motive power of
President Cleveland’s foot isn’t
too sore for him to administer sever
al vigorous kicks. For particular*
wait for the message.
Congress meets negt Monday.
Judging from the past no one can
gain the least suspicion as to what
that body will accomplish arc in what
it will fail.
If the Democrats in Congress will
be governed by their common sense,
instead of their sense of injury,
something can be accomplished at
the short session.
It will not be what they accom
plish so much as what they try to
accomplish that will Qz the future
status of retiring Democratic Sena
tors and Representatives.
Dwight L, Moody, the noted evan
gelist, and Col. Ingersoll will lecture
in New Orleans this winter. The in
telligent people will turn out en
masse to enjoy such of brains.
The Board of Mayor and Aldermen
are billed to meet to-day. Wonder
if its member will be afraid to tell
Messrs Reid a.id Carroll that they
are Ignorirfg the law by failing to re
pair their beach property ?
If the handsome editor of the New
Albany Gazette was nearer we would
make him responsible for appropriat
ing reading matter from The Kcho
into his paper without credit. Re
production is the sincerest form of
The immigration society of Missis
sippi with the railroads interested,
on which an editorial appeared in
these columns last week, have de
cided to have published 2 0,000 co
pies of a band book in which the re
sources of Mississippi wilt be fully
The writer was in Pass Christian
the other day and while there met up
with a goodly number of the citizens
of that place, and in speaking of the
coming municipal elections it would
be safe to say Major Lang will be
the next mayor of that town in the
absence of Hon. John T. McDonald’s
A few of Hancock’s best citizens
will eat two turkeys next Thanks
giving in recognition of their elec
tion to the county offices. It is going
to be a very long and exciting race,
but as this paper is going to take an
active hand long before the primary
it can easily be foreseen that the
men elected will bo of the “best”
Last week in our local columns,
we had occasion to say that City
Marshal Maynard slept with both
eyes open judging from the scarcity
of tramps here this season, but dur
ing the past week we have been led
to believe that our esteemed marshal
now sleeps with both eyes closed.
The town has been flooded with alt
types of tramps, from the profession--
al down to the amateur, and at one
home alone 13 called during one day.
Kind of an unlucky number.
No wonder Scranton is living a
la-cray-flsh movement. The people
are so puritanical there that a youth
cannot only kiss bis girl on Sunday
but cannot play ball. At the previous,
term of court a number of prominent
young gentlemen and merchants were
indicted for playing baseball on Sunt
day. At the present term they ap-*
peared and plead guilty and were
flned 1 cent and costs of court. The
same law is applicable to the Bay,
but thank heaven the people here
are different from those of Scranton.
Do llic masses of a community
ever consider the importance attach
ed to their vole when I hey cast it
for a municipal election? Do they
stop to think that in a measure the
progress, prosperity and welfare of
their town depend on the selection
of proper men, rneu who have the a
bility, integrity and capability, men
who would perform their alloted du
ty in the nhsenw of the entire pop
ulation as well as though their every
action were being guarded hy a
"crop of armjd men.” The “don’t
earn” and “spiteful” voter is an in
jury to the ballot box, his mere
presence around the polls is sugges
tive of corruption and conternplible
ncss, ha Is an infringement on the
righteousness an* liberty—liberty of
purity in our form of government.
That city officials have the reins in
(heir hands to drive “the horse” us
they will ' must be ndmitied, and
with that fact staring a people in the
face would it not be better if the
prominent men were to take part in
the elections and see that no “round
log,” wailing for somebody to take it
down hill, be elected? Strange what
little interest will bo shown by men,
who stand hig.i in their town, over
municipal elections, yet these same
disinterested men arc first and
have the most to say when anything
happens te go wrong—a kind of a
cry over spilt milk case.
There are towns we know of that
have many advantages, offer many
inducements, have a big surrounding
country, and yet these towns never
prosper. Has it ever suggested itself
to the voter that he is in part to
blame for it, that he did not think
quite hard enough before voting?
As the rise or the fall of an individu
al depends upon his head, so does
the rise or the full, or in other words
the going back or the advancement
of a municipality depends on those
whom yon place at the bead of its
Where is the average
voter who does not regard the office
of alderman as of minor impor
tance, in fact, something too small
to be thought about at all, and, of
course, voles accordingly ? This evil
does not belong to small places only,
but to large places as well. In the
impeachment trial of Mayor Fitzpal
trick now going on in New Orleans
some important disclosures, regard,
ing the duties they were elect
ed to perform are being made,
which demonstrates the iucompeten.
cy of those officials to hold the posi
tion their popularity won for them,
This is decidedly a poor way to
ward “municipal reform,” elect men
who can reform your government
and not men who the government
has to reform, elect men who not
only can see where reformation is
needed, but who correspondingly
understand the fundamental prin
ciples of government. Every com
munity has good men, why not
show them they, and they only, are
the men wanted to conduct and
guide their town to a standard of
recognition, and not pick up any
stray “know nothing’’ yon may
chance to meet on the street who
will reduce your town to bis own
The question of good city govern
ment in its various meanings and
connections Is too serious and im
portant for transient consideration.
The preponderance of purity is un
deniably too essential to honesty to
permit indiifierenoe, but should
stand pre-eminent in the mind of
every man who is averse to corrup
tion. A government, particularly
that of a city, can never grow so old
that it can take care of itself, with
every change of authority it be
comes again a child and needs deli
cate, but careful and positive nurs
ing, Why have a republican form
of government if in it we cannot
boast of honest and patriotic legis
lation? We bad belter cast it to tbe
winds if we do not exercise our li
berty and freedom in a manner that
will prove conducive to prosperity
and progress.
We do not wish the foregoing to
be be understood as an attack upon
onr worthy officials, who we ail
know “are good, wise and honorable
menbut a word in time, we trust,
will not be superfluous, besides the
present delegation cannot, despite
universal, tegset, always remain in
Accept the fact that electing
a city council is not an insigni
ficancy, it is a duty worthy of your
thinking cap, it is an obligation
which should not be effaced with u
mere thoughtless scratch of your
pencil; but requil yourself nobly by
the concentration of all your facul
ties in the one resolution: that you
will Vote for a body who will do jus
tice to yourself, >our neighbor and
your community.
To many the above head line may
stem a mockery, but to the intelligent
and progressive cili/.en who never
tires singing tiro praises of Buy St
Louis, it seems nothing mote but
natural. Evidences of the town’s
growth and prosperity are not pro
fuse, but can be located without any
difficulty. Picture this town 5 years
ago and contrast it with that of to
day amt a surprise will positively en
sue unless a similar view was pre
viously effected. But what has
taken place during the slated period,
we can hear some people saying," Are
we not at tbe same station on tbe
road of prosperity ?” No. Are you
careless of observation? Do you
not feel in your blindness the creeping
shadows of the builders’ wotk about
you and the active warm breath of
prosperity on your cold cheek? Do
you not hear the sounds of the ham
mer and saw keeping time in accom
paniment with the glad music of pros
perity bassed by the note of success?
For a while let’s review a few of
the prominent improvements during
the brief period of five years. The
city was behind the times of about
twenty years without a school build
ing of its own, but to-day as a mon
ument to the credit of a progressive
and liberal minded people a school
bouse of magnificent proportions
and well finished stands in their
midst. Tbe dilapidated and box
itke courthouse, m this city, has been
thoroughly re-modeled and architect
urally modernized, making it an ob.
Jeot of much admiration. Were the
ice house and the electric plant
always located here? We think not;
This is a recent enterprise and speaks
volumes for the town with a great
future in store for more beneficial
developments. A water work system
cf artesian water for home use is no
little evidence of further progress in
our modes and methods of being
modern. One of our principle ho
tels has been enlarged doubly its
former size at a cost of several thous
and dollars. One of the ornaments
and prides of tbe Bay—the big col
lege—has been enlarged by a magni
ficent addition at a cost of a consid
erable outlay cf money, making the
building one of tbe finest of its kied
in the Slate. Not more tlnyn a year
two frame store buildings that were
destroyed are replaced to-day by
substantial brick structures, and not
far from these on ooe of our rear
streets one of tbe largest store build
ings on tbe coast is anew addition
to tbe town’s material progress, and
in speaking of the town’s progress it
will not De amiss to mention the fact
of the importance of another newspa
per being necessary and the people
were soon able to boast of and learn
ed how to appreciate it. And what
about the brick yard with its gigantic
machinery operated by steam ? That
is quite recent. Are not the many
new streets lately opened a good and
hopeful sign? and as a people of cul
ture and refinement the public libra
ry means a great deal also tire recent
organization of societies among both
sexes. One pastor among the Cath
olics not long ago sufficed, to-day
two arc absolutely necessary. The
Episcopals hava erected a church
and the Methodist are contemplating
the erection of a stone church. The
successful inauguration of the many
new business and new business build
ings and the dozens of new dwellings
erected and in course of erection with
others to follow is about the best ar
guraent in dis-favor of tbe chronic
croakers who are continually crying
down the town and trying to keep
Others away.
This small pea picture is indeed
pleasing and gratifying. If Bay St.
Louis does not suit you, the progres
sive class of people can exouse you
to make your early exit, or else re
form and strengthen yourself hy a
liberal dose of true courage, genuine
progressivcMss and ambition and im
mediately board tbe big and staunch
boat that is at present rising on the
tide of prosperity.
I It is a deplored fact for a city of
Bay St. Louis' proportion and point
of population to remain so long as nt
present without even a public ball of
some kind to meet the demands of a
| public who are worthy of an opera
house. Prior tho Union street fire,
Firemen's hall was utilized in the ab
sence of oilier places and because it
was a kind of a large enough hull,
but it was condemned by many not
withstanding recent repairs and the
[ approval of capable examiners. The
town is not filled with a class of peo
ple who would fail to appreciate and
not learn to support a first-class little
opera house, though nothing too
small. The opera house slu uld be
a spacious ball combined, but hav
ing neither of these conveniences or
rather necessities, it oan readily be
seen how urgent the want of any
place is, and something should be
done to further prevent the town
from suffering.
Sometime ago wo were authorized
to state in these columns that a fine
opera ball was assured and was to be
erected by the firemen. Almost two
months have elapsed and nothing
more than the mere announcement
has been heard, and if the fire com
pany delay much longer they ’II cer
tainly be left. The Bay cannot very
well support two balls and in this
event it might be well to remember
that “the early bird catches the
worm.’’ Already plans have been
suggested and action taken for the
erection of a magnificent hall to be
erected on Washington near Front
streets, but if successful or not re
mains unknown at this office. There
is no doubt as to the possibility of
the fire company in commencing the
erection of their hall, and eventually
the building would be completed.
Things are 100 slow in Bay St.
Louts. People meet obstacles in
the road and try to remove them
instead of raising one foot and gently
step over.
Ho >outli, Torino; Nan.
The lion. Chauncy M, Dcpow,
in an address to the Alumni Associa
tion of Yale university, said of his re-1
cent tour through the Southern States:
“The net result of this visit to the
South, to my mind, is just this —that
the South is tho bonanza of the fu
ture. We have developed all the
great and sudden opport unities for
wealth—or most of them—in the
Northwestern States and on the Pa
cific Slope, but here is avast country
with the best climate in the world,
with conditions of health which are
absolutely unparalled—with vast
forests untouched, with enormous
veins of coal and iron which have yet
not known anything beyond their
original conditions, with soil that,
under proper cultivation, for little
capital can support a tremendou
population ; with condition in the at
roospliere for comfortable living win
ter and summer, which exists no
where else in the country; and that
ii to be the attraction for tbe young
men wbo go out from the farms to
seek settlement, and not by immigra
tion from abroad, for I do not think
they will go that way, but by the
cnternal immigration from our own
country it is to become in time as
prosperous as any other section of
the country, and as prosperous by
purely American development.”
There are many people who would
rejoice to see the freedom of the press
wholly extinguished, but they will
never realize such a gratification.
This is the age of light, of inquiry, of
the exposure of all dishonesty, of all
hypocrisy, of all unworthy preten
sions. Eternal truth needs the
press, and it cannot be silenced. It
is the handmaid of truth and know
ledge. Men may come and men may
go. They may strut through or fret
out their brief hour, but the press
will go on forever.—N. O. Picayune.
A correspondent in Kate Power’s
Review, published in Jackson, sign
ing C. S. C., vigorously advocates
women as suffragists and of tho re
presentative figure of her sox says:
“She is the moral reformer of the
world.” This may be true, but wo
man will assist creation better by re
maining in the kitchen and attending
to her household duties and children
and to sew suspender buttons on
her husband’s trousers while he’s
practically refoiming the country.
A Pri'Dliar Malformation.
A great many people in Cfncinnaff
are acquainted with Charles Greene,
the maunder of the “The Idler"
Comp, ny, n young man who is m
tcn's'.ing fur many reason*. Mr.
Greene can trace Ids pedigree to
revolutionary stock, Ids great-grand
father having been General Nathani
el Greene, of the revolutionary war.
Kven further Hr n that, however, can
lie trace a peculiar malformation
that has been handed down in tho
Greene family from generation to
generation. The excesses of tbo
Greenes, it. seems, run to toes and
and lingers, and lucky indeed is the
man or woman among them who lias
not, or lias not had, more than he or
she have practical use for. Air.
Charles Greene had a sixth finger cm
the right hand, but when a boy ho
hail it amputated. Ho rather re
grets at lids day the operation w ti
unformed, smectic spot where tin.
finger was is siH*r**crisiti vc to cold
particularly, and frequently CAtiwl 8 *
him discomfort, if not positive pain.
He can further boast of six fully de
veloped toee on each foot, and well
marked protuberances below Ilia
sixth toe on each foot, which seems
to indicate that witli a li'tle feililiz
ing the seventh might be coaxed to
develop. Mr. Greene’s oldest sis
ter has I lie two extra fingers as Well
as two extra toes, while his young
esl sister is the curiosity of the fami
ly, having neither of the characteris
tic marks. Tho famous Count Jo
hannes, of New York, traced lids pe
cularity in the Greene family back
two hundred years and finds its ori
gin in the ancient giants of Ger
many. General Nathaniel Greene
was not marked as the Greene gen
erally aie and have been, but his
brother had locs and fingers in pro
fusion. —Cincinnati Commercial Gaz
ette. VVe know a Greene in Hay St.
Louis with six toes.
UrilUant Nlikls.
Recently, while the City street com
missioner was attending to some
other oftleial duties, a force of his
men were left alone while opening a
now rear street. The work of clear
ing big trees was in progress when
the men found themselves at the top
of a hill and the falling trees were
accumulating on the ground to such
an extent that impeded their work.
The situation soon assumed puz
zling proportions, but one of the men
was soon congratulating himself as
the solver while walking two miles to
procure a mule. The man retim
ed with what he went for and tho
limbless trees were hauled down the
hill while with ropes the men held
each tree in its flight to prevent crip
ling tho mule. A Chicago man hap
pened to be passing and inquired
why didn’t they roll tho logs down?
“Why, we never thought of that,”
they chorused, and the wise man ot'
the North proceeded his way while
the Southerners made the mule re
haul the logs up-bill and down went
the‘logs rolling in a time quiokei
than it takes to tell it. It, is a great
and “good one” on tho men, but as
we were told this the truth cannot be
vouched. The moral is obvious.
Tho Pension Roll Purged.
Intelligence from Jackson shows
decidedly that the Confederate pen
sioners in this State have decreased
in number of about 20 per cent in
comparison with last year’s list, aid
this is largely clue to stringent reaul ..
tions. Some many fraudulent pen
sioners have heretofore existed and
the annihilation of their names is truly
gratifying to all as well as this paper
The amount now appropriated is
837,500. With 3000 names on the
rolls last year the pro rata amounted
to $20,75. This year the number fa
minus of 500 names, and the pr
rata is $27.00, or an individual in
crease of 80.75.
Wednesday 59.190 bales of oov ,
were shipped from New Orleans and
is the largest shipment for a sin 'c
day on record. The British steam
ship Maroa alone cargoed 18,20(.
bales for Havre, France.
W. E., D. D.,
Northrop Building, over post office, Pass
Christian, Mississippi,
Office hours—7 to Ba. m., 9a. rn. to 1
p. m : 2 to 6 p. m. t except Thursda ,s.
Bay St. Lonis Office—'Thursday?, l .
m. to 1 p. m., 2 p. m, to 6 p. m.
Patients Southwest of the Pass c<..
make appointments at that point.

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