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' V.' v MOTTO: For forms of Government let fool contest: What'er is best administered, la best. For modes of faith let graceless xealots tight: His can't be wrong whose life is in the right. Pora, vou x. CANTON, MISS., FRIDAY, MAY 2, 1P02. NO. 18 TbeEiad of Men Needed . Times: Before the wily JSns begin to -circulate Smaut the Rubes, it is whi u JSKdhI together and decide w kind of servants are wanted no boes or . .nvorice. first, wr 4D'H ., ,nVin have the eourasre So their full duty in the ..inter Stof their employers, the people. The time has passed Jor voting fo" some dressed up jumping lack or smooth-tongued. .fourth: Fr' v it oollhcp . nnliticia-n rate. sui --'--- r : , . . . , and a half cent drink niB v ' of booze won't go any .more nor will his selfish, studied politeness null the wool over our eyes again. v nr. mcitit ahle men those who are capable of standing np for the rights and reflecting the wishes of those' to whom they iaktari fnr their elevation to office men of brains, v We don t need the fellow who parta his hair in t he middle and - has to carry a step ladder to enable him to see over his collar, or the one who, as soon as he gets in office, forgets all about the wishes of the people, or purposely goes back on his promises, whether expressed or implied. No "Smart Alecks" noi unniw. We want our aer vant to stick to his post, and , should he be in a position to vote, we want no dodging no laying m. at. hi boardinz huf6 with heuiuatim, lumbago or neural gia, a.l modern names for a plain old drunk. Nor do we need any more incompetents, because they are from our town or OCR neigh borhood, or because they are clever fellows. jl ' V t.t.' wfijo-h them in the old Jeffersotnan scales (wnica never vary) and if they are found capa ble," faithful and honest, it will be safe to vote for them. We must not permit ourselves to be dic tated to or influenced by any con; 'tomnt-.ih1nltt.tti rinc. or " bv anv little one by two politician, re ;gar..s of their elfeupposed influence. A few more sugges tions may be offered at the proper time by a - . : ' tvTJBB. -. Editors Worth Knowing MAY BE MET WITH IN VARDAMAN S TOWN. " i ; . V The thirtv-seventh annual ses sion ol the Mississippi rress Association will convene at Greenwood next month, says the Meridian Star, and the people of the Delta metropolis have pre pared to entertain the editors in royal style. The best baked cat fish to be found in the headwaters of the Yalobusha will be served up to the hungry men from the hills, and mind and matter will be mixed in endless confusion during the three days' s' ay in the town of Vardaman and Gillespie. We wilt not be able to see and enjoy the many Curtesies lies that are going to be extended the visitors, and regret not being able to meet personally the many strong men who have entet tained us daring the year past with their bright and sensible observation-. There's McKie, the industrious president; McGuire, who works the secretary's office jam up; Birdsall, the graceful; Cashman, the unconquerable; Hurt, Dim, Abby. Passmore, Vardamau. Garrett, St. John and those many other elegant and eloquent pencil pushers with whom . we hav never, collided socially. The men are all worth ' tneetiug an. the press.who remain away front the sessions will be the losers. A t250.OO factory haa been erected on the Kenilworth plan tation, sixteen miles below New Orleani, for the purse of making tog paper from baaasa, of which tbey have on hnnd at present 12,000 tons left from last year's Qgar crop. . Items from District 2. On April 23d we laid to reBt in the old ' Lipscomb cemetery Frank, the younsrest son of Hon. and Mrs. J. N. Lipscomb. The little fellow was tenderly laid to rest beside his sweet little sister, who preceded him some time ago. He sleeps sweetly. Peace to his ashes. -' The heartfelt grief and sym pathy of the enti.ie community pro out to Mr. and Mrs J. F. Lipscomb in the serious and con tinued illness of their little son George. The little ft-llow has been confined to his bed for about three months of abscess of the lunsrs. Manv silent suddu cations go up to God for the res toration of their dear son. The manv friends of Mr. and Mrs. Chun. L. Hinton are indeed glad to know that their little son Eugene is on the road to recovery. Tohn P. Lioscomb from the Delta is over visitine his father, J. P. Pipscomb. John's many friends here always give him a hearty welcome, and hope that his stay among us may be pleas ant, r ::: ,. ; On Mondav niirht. Mav 5. Hon. Luther Manship will give his 'Evening of Sons- and Story" herein the City Hall, for the benefit of the M. E. Church. A larcre and - enthusiastic audience wilt greet him.'- He is known as one of the finest comedians in tne South. . ' ;'.': . On the nisrht of April 22, one of the most darins; burglaries ever committed in Mississippi was committed- at the nome or Mr. Jesse t James.5VMr. James and family had left home for the niVkt. When "Sauire Mathews,' George Mathews and Sam Brad ley repaired to the dwelling. George Mathews guarded with a Winchestet rirle, wnne tne oiner two robbed the home of every valuable it contained . L-oi. J no. M. Greaves oreanized a posse and hunted the robbers to earth. They were given a hearing before Judge Bennett on the 28th. Hon. T. S. Ward of. Canton repre sented the defense, U. B.wreaves tv. tViA State. Thev were sent to jail in default ol bond, $1,000 each. a heartless assassination a few miles west of here took place on the eve of 15th. when frice mc Graw without warning ambush a rMua . Vfarshall. There is va . great indignation among both white and biaen. ,0. weaves nf Flora, has been retained for the prosecution. In the lan guage 01 a certain vuuawuio ui.us ia nnw "Non comtnu- nia in Swamno ' The Sheriff v is on his trail. Tkara CAAITIS tO be ereat en thusiasm about the reception of Admiral Winfield &cow ooiey in Canton on May let, Hou. W. S. MtAlister has no doubt made himsalf famous by getting .h. Admiral to visit Madison Co Mr-Schley did what any other good man would have done, spkhj to hin post and won a victory, and for this the American people are gratified, so let him rest It can be plainly seen that the l stations in Dist. No 2 are gradually getting together and they are going to vu gether in 1903. . tha most nrominent men in Canton remarked in the Flora Commercial otore i" davs ueo that the cause of thi ,Vl:".v fat in 1899 was pnvcRTT. Friends of District No. 1, is that true? -Shine of the wi,"' . That this all that's left of thee r -,T n;.trtt 1 has aJwayi KaS ted of the loyalty of District No. 2 in their political God DEUVE3 us from our friends. I for one had rather be a dog and bay the moon, than to be such a Roman. Gentlemen, we remember the' "Alamo." The fight is on. Semper Idem. Madison. "As vultures to the oarcaas sweep down. So the fruit drummers have invaded the town, And as trews show which way the winds blow, So do straw-berries show where the drummers o." - There is but one topic of conversation strawberries. To broach any other subject is to place one's self , on a list fit for the insane hospital. In fact,- a proposal of love would hardly get a hearing, so busy are the young ladies dressing berries. Miss Nell Wilson of Jackson is the fair guest in the home of her cousin, Mr. R. W. Stewart. Miss Helen Stewart will be with her sister,; Mrs. Will Dorroh; for some weeks. Miss Florence Bennett Jones. youngest daughter of Dr and Mrs Li. U. Jones, will be "at home" to' friends during the summer. Mrs. Ella Chilton left this week for Providence. R. I , to visit her daughter, Mrs. Caleb Vfiddleton. She will be absent during the summer. .' Charles Clilton. who has been in the Delta for many mouths, is at home aain looking im proved by ; his, ? slay beside the 'father of waters.' Mr. Frank Hov has imDroved so mu:h that Mrs. Hoy felt she could re-uru to her home in Bir miugham. Mrs. J. O. Hair of Meridian made a flying trip to relatives here last week, x ears ago as Miss Kate Montgomery she had many friends who still- hold her iu kind lemembranee. The man v freuds Mr. Wynn Hrtllornau iu this county will be glad to learn that he has won a fine medal in oratory at tne iTniversii v of Uireitia. Missis sippi boys seem to hold their own whenever they go. v DOT. Ridgeland. Mm. Xj tl TKAmnann ia "Vnrth on a business trip. He , reports The many friends of Miss Annie bethel are pleased to welcome her buck to Ridgeland. Large quantities of Asparagus . t talcrt et.ra.tl?. IS Deillg ouipf", berries in car-load lots. The strawberry crop is immense, and the outlook for other crops splendid. , - The new wagon -lactoryy is ruuning in good shape. The Hotel is full to the last notch with "Ye Commission men.' This speaks well fo the fru)t industry of Ridgeland Mr. J. U. McKay, who haa been en the sick list for a num ber of days, is reported conval escent - ' Intek Alia. NO LOSS OF TIME. I have 6old Chamberlain V Colic, Cholera ' and" Diarrhoea Remedy for . years, and would rather be out of coffee and sugar than iU I sold five bottles of it tn threshers that could triwiMi. ... . no farther, and they are at work again uis iuwuiuf. . Phelps. Plymouth, Oklahoma. A will be seen by the above the threshers will be able to keep on ith their work without losing a single day's time. You should keep a bottle of this Remedy in your home. For sale by U. Jones. r Is m it McQrath & Sons Selling Out. We have had such a big rash since the opening of Spring trade that many people have asked us if we ar4 selling out. We are not. Bio Bargains Such as we are offering in every department are bringing the people our way. Do not fail to in spect our lines of Clothing and Shoes, ; Dress Goods and Laces, Millinery and Fancy Goods. Our stock is complete The variety immense The price the lowest. Everything marked in plain figures one price to all. m FX JNO. MGGRflTH & SONS 60, Baldwin's Old Stand. SCIATIC RHEUMATISM CURED AFTER FOURTEEN YEARS OF SUFFERING. "I have been afflicted with sci atic rheumatism for fourteen years," says John Edgar, of Germantown, Cal. "I was able to be around but constantly suf fered. I tried everything I could hear of and at last was told to try Chamberlain's Pain Balm, which I did and was immediately relieved and in a short time cured and I am happy to say it has not since returned." Why not use this liniment and get well? It is for sale by B. E. Jones One of the attractions in a New Orleans theater this week is a decided novelty, just from the London musio halls. It is the act of Mile- Chester's $10,000 statue dog. The animal is a beautiful snow white setter, so traintd that he poses in living picture style, under a strong lime light, against a dark background. The poses resemble statuary, and are said to be perfect in every way. Nothing of the sort haa ever been put on the stage beforp. , WHOOPING COUGH. A woman who has had experi ence with this disease, tells how to prevent any dangerous conse quences from it. She says: Our three children took whoopinjr cough last summer, our baby boy iing only three months old. and owing to our giving them Cham berlain's Cough Remedy, they lost none of their plumpness and t-arac out in much better health than other children whose pa rents did not use this remedy. Our oldest little girl would call lustily for cough syrup between whoops. JESSUt PlNKKKY HaUU Springville, Ala. Thi remedy is for sale by B. E. Jones. 'Phone 140 when you want Job Printing. i DONKEY ON IVjf T. EVERY BACK. 3 r4 BEST FEED FOR Horses svrtd Cows. If You Anticipate Buying anything in the Jew elry line, go to the oldest . business house in Canton. You will find the largest stock to select from in the city at the lov- est prices. Special agent for Elgin Watches. T. C. SIEDE. Jeweler. PHILLIPS & OWENS, VeiHIUMtauB) JACKSON, : ': : MISS. Long Distance Phone 12. Can be reached by 'phone at any time. Prices reasonable. ' it.tt Purina FEED -.4 Saves Q 5 BEOAUSK IT OCa ONt-TMmO FARTHER THAN OORN ANO OAT.