Ala, arrived last week om a visit to
her lather, Mr. J. L. Foote.
POHT filBSON, ifllS«.
FRIDAY MORNIMQ, JUNE A, 1«»
Miss Juliet Heilbron, of Fayette, le
visiting Miss Beulah Levy.
Miss Klla Moses, of St. Louis, la vis
iting the fsintly of her uncle, Dr. L.
Mrs. Mary Beggs, of Birmingham
Nellie Johnson, colored, wife of
drayman Jim Jobnaou, died iu Fort
Gibson last 8aturdav evening, aged 41
1 1 Mrs. Chas. O. Watson and daughter
this week returned to their home iu
Washington county, accompanied by
Mrs. Mary Bethea.
During the month of May 680 bales
ot cotton were shipped trout Port Gib
aon, against 118 in April. Total ship
ments sioce Sept. 1, 1889, 10,778 halos.
Mrs. Isabella Noble last week sold
to Mr. J. W. Andrews her residence
corner of Church aud Carroll streets,
aud removed with her family to Brc
Are tho white people of Claiborne
county becoming Shakers'/ Only two
marriages among them in the month
of May! Men and brethren, what
sort of record is that to exhibit to. tbc
Rev. Francis Ixmuau conduct# ser
vit« at the Catholic church the fourth
Suudav of each month.
Remember the primary election to
morrow, Saturday, Juno 7th, for dele
gate to the constitutional convention.
Go to the polls and vote.
Rev. Mr. Vawter will conduct ser
vices at the Christian church regularly
except on the Hrd Sunday ot each
mouth when he preaches iu Fayette.
Mr. J. II. Gordon's dwelling is wou
derfully improved by the alterations
now in progrès* there. After recciv
iug a fresh coat of paint, this residence
will be one ot the most ornamental ou
Our former townsman, Mr. S. R.
Bcrtron, of Boston, Mass., spent Hun
day and Monday with his relatives
here. He is making a tour through
the »outhern states with a parly of
American aud foreign capitalists.
Tho United States ceusus enumera
tors began work last Monday. The
appointees in Claiborne county are as
follows: Plat, l, E. J. Smith, for Port
Gibson; Chas. Webb (coloredj. lor tiie
rest of the district ; dist. 2, .Stephen
Smith (colored); dist. 8, P. M. Brashear :
dist. 4, Sol Marx ; dl»t. 5, F. C. Hall.
We are requested to say that the
la Iv member.'» of W. G. Herrington
lo ige, Knights aud Ladies of llouor,
will give au entertainment at Herman
ville on the evening of June 20tli tor
tho benefit of their ball. All are in
vited to attend.
Last Saturday Miss Miriam Ileiden
reich met with an accidcut at Iter
home here. While riding a young
sndd'e-horsc around the yard she was
unseated, and in falling received a kick
from the frightened rfuimal. The
Mow struck her upon the cheek, mak
ing a painful wouud, but her friends
are glad to loam that the hurt is not
The hauk opened its doors for busi
ness ia»t Monday aud is uow in full
operation, to the general satisfaction
of our business men and the commu
nity generally. The character of the
directors guarantees good manage
ment. and the institution uo doubt has
it prosperous career before it. Ob
serve the advertisement in another
column. Cashier Person presides witli
Ids usual dignity aud affability.
Contractor Ferguson, of Greenville,
is uow at work altering the old Walk
er property ou Main street, so as to
make it a part of the Wheclcss House.
Through the second story a ball will
be cut into the second story of the
Wboelcss House, and a continuous bal
cony will be erected aloug the entire
Main street front of the two buildings,
making a pleasant open-air sitting
place for the guestA. The hotel thus
enlarged will be neatly painted, and
the ground floor of the Walker btiild
iug will be turned into a store, with a
handsome iron front. When com
pleted, the Whccloss House will be the
largest and most convenient hotel that
Port Gibson has ever had.
Patrons ot the Chamberlain-Hunt
Academy and the community in gen
eral will regret to learn that Mr. J. M.
Allen, and Mr. E. R. Ivoyburn, mem
bers of the faculty, have both resigned,
and will not teach in that institution
after tbe present session. They will
bo succeeded by Mr. 8. G. Anspach, of
Liberty Va., and Mr. L. I. Pollltt, ot
Maryland, who were chosen from
about thirty applicants.
Prof. T. II. Lewis, president of tbc
Western Maryland College (Westmin
ster, Md.). writes: "Mr. Poliitt enter
ed our institution four years ago ami
graduated last June with tbc highest
honors of of his class
know a young man I would more
highly recommend lor the work of
Of Mr. Anspncb, professor Harris
( Washington A Lee University! writes
to principal Guthrie of the Chatnbor
lain-Huat Academy : "I do not think
you will And a better, if so good, a
man. His acquirement* are very thor
ough ; he has a strong, clear and quick
mi nd, and tine temper and character.
I bolievto that he will do firstrate work
as a teacher and mauagor of boys."
In proof of the confidence reposed
in them, it may be added that both
young men have been employed in the
respective institution* from which they
graduated. Each is about twenty-five
years old, aud their numerous high
test imoniais give assurance that they
will prove worthy successors of the
reti ring teachers.
Do y on know why dress goods took
so well at Win. Cahn's ibis week?
Because be sells them at less profit
ban any ouo else.
I do not
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria.
15000 Yard* New Calicoes,
10000 Yards Lawns,
fifJOO Yards White Drcas Goods,
/KXX) Yard« Bleached Domestics,
15000 Yards Stripes,
Laz ILe^rys Sons
The Lectures on Hymuoiogy.
For Um Brille.]
Ij*st Sunday night I attended the
Episcopal church and heard ltev. Mr.
to Noll's first lecturo of the series on
hyinnotogy. H was on the book of
psalms, tho hytnnal of the Hebrew
church iu its grand and solemn wor
ship of the temple, and was replete
with sound scriptural Instruction. Ho
cloaetl with the history oftheincor
poration of the psalms iu Ute worship
of the primitive church. The lecture
next Sunday night will be on the gos
pel hymns, aad it will no doubt be
equally as instructive and interesting.
10000 YARDS FANCY RIBBONS OFFERED
At Reduced Prices by
Laz, Levy's Sons.
To Our Friends.
Mvi.es, Ml*» , Juno 2nd, 1890.
We take this method of thanking
the kind friends who nobly came to
our relief iu our sore distress. God
in bis wisdom, made man dependent
upon man, which has been exemplified
in our ease. Word* tail to express
our thanks, so may God, iu bis loving
kindness guard, guide aud direct you
through Ute, ami heap the blessings of
this life upon you, is the heartfolt aud
sincere wish of
w. I* 8 h R unr,
Mrs. Mo ixik SHKLBY,
Mrs. Martha Shelhy.
STILL AT IT.
WE MEAN CUTTING PltlCEs.
—oca avTiai usk —
Straw Hats at Cost,
MEN'S, LADIES' & CHILDREN'S
Laz Levy's Sons.
For the Reveille.]
A dance was given at the residence
of Miss Mallie Kaufman on Main street
last Wednesday night, in honor of
Mis* Juliet Heilbron, of Fayette, who
is visiting Mis* Beulah Levy. There
was a large a! tendance, and an evening
of enjoyment wa» spent by ail present.
M > .Juliet will depart for home next
No nee cxpHrimftuting further when
0 O t'.Certain 4/hill Cure" is guar
an teed to cure chill» and fever, and
ia delightful to take. (Sold l»y Rod us
Quia 8c it.
mmm a uiun prices,
—SUCH U -
Bed Room Sets,
IN 4'HKBaV, M4I<M»ASV OS OAK.
I* ax. Levy's Sons,
lu our change of advertisement this
week we have room only to refer
briefly to a few article» in our mam
moth stock. Wo are uow !>cttcr pre
pared than ever before to handle mir
immense trade ami to make good our
claim of being the Icadiug grocery
firm in Mississippi. Both as regard*
price* ami quality of good* we do not
fear to meet any compétition cither in
this state or elsewhere. A trial order
will »how that we ran do all we claim.
Ritmtilk & WKNMKLCompany,
Main and Broadway,Natchez.
Quinine rack* the nerves, **C. C.C
Certain Chill Cure" racks malaria and
chill*. No cure, no pay. Sold by
Redo* A 8owerby.
Every Article in
Laz Levy's Sons' Store
IU*pres*uts a Bargain.
Lslz Levy's Sons
Parasols sell quickly at Cabn's. Cut
prices do it.
Saddlery & Harness
AT PRICE» TO
—ON HALE AT—
Lax Levy^s Song,
Goods arc no trouble to sell when
they arc put down cheap. Go to
Cahn's and see how he sells them.
V, OÏÏK AT RETRO PRICES
Laz Levy's Sons.
SHOES ! SHOES ! SHOES!
< Vwn« and be Coovinoad.
Laz Levy's Sons
The Charter of Incorporation of the
Port Gibton Brick ani Manufac •
Sbc. 1. Wm. Myles. Stephen Schil
iig, George W. Whocless, Henry Marx,
Byron 11. Levy, Herman Goepel,Steph
en Thrasher, and John MeO, Martin,
aud their associates and successors, be
and they are hereby chartered sud
incorporated as a body corporate, un
der the name and style of the "The
Port Gibson Brick and Mannfacturing
Company," for the ptirpow of carrying
ou and conducting the business of man
ufacturing brick, tiles, sewerage pi;>es,
moulding, earthen ▼essels.and all other
things of every nature and kind,which J
may be made from clay, eurth and \
kiudred material. Also for the pur
pose of carrviug on end conducting
the huflinetMt of manufacturing ico aud
auy othor thing; uot prohibited by the
laws uf tlii« »täte ; aud, aa such corpo
ration, they «hall hare perpetual suc
cession ; may have a common seal, and
may acquire by purchase or otherwise,
aud hold and owu, real ami personal
not exceeding fifty thou Hand
in value, and may sue and be
sued, and make contracts of auy kind
touching their business ; and may
make by-laws lor the regulation aud
government of the company and I heir
affairs, and do ail other acts incident
to a corporation, within the scope of
Sac. 2. That the capital stock of
said company shall be fifteen thousand
dollars, increasable at the will of the
stockholders by a two-thirds majority
of the stockholders to fifty thousand
dollars, or auy less sum ; that said cap
ital stock shall be divided into shares
of one hundred dollars each; that said
company may commcuce business when
five thousand dollars is subscribed,
which sum, as subscribed, may be call
ed iu as the directors may determiue.
Sac. 8. That, in conductiug the af
fairs of said company and in nil votes
for directors, aud for any other pur
pose, each stockholder shall be en
titled to vote as many votes as iieowus
shares in the capital stock of said com
pany, each sharo entitling him to one
vote. To make any valid election, or
to adopt nu.v resolution, or measure by
the stockholders, it shall always require
not less than a majority of stock rep
resented at such meeting; and uo meet
ing shall be valid, ns a quorum, to do
business or to do any act. to biud the
company, unless tiie holders of a ma
jority of the shares of stock shall be
present, or be represented at such
meeting : provided, however, that such
stockholders may attend at auy meet
ing of the stockholders aud vote cither |
iu |>ersou or by proxy.
SBC. 4.—That a meeting of the par
ties hereby incorporated shall be held
for the purpose of organizing under
their charter at the town of Port Gib
son, within thirty days after the ap
proval ot this chnrter by the governor
of Mississippi, or at such other time as
It may be called by any three of the
said incorporators or subscribers to the
capital stock ; that the domicile of said
company shall be at the town of Port
Gihsou, county of Claiborne, state of
Mississippi, or within one mile ot the
same, aud the stockholders shall hold
meetings, at the town ot Port Gibson
or elsewhere, at such time as may be
fixed by and prescribed iu the by-laws
adopted by the directors of said com
pany. Called meetings may be held
upon the call of the president, in such
manner as may be provided in the by
laws of said cotnpauy, adopted by the
directors of same.
•Sue. 6. That the business of said
company shall be conducted under the
management of eight directors or a
less uumber to be fixed iu the by-law»
by the stockholders, to be chosen at the
time and in the manner prescribed in
tiie by-laws of said company. That
the above named incorporators shall
be aud remain the directors of sab)
company until the snid stockholders
shall increase beyond tbc number of
eight, aud a majority of two-thirds of
the snid iucorporntors or stockholder»
voting by uliares, shall elect other di
rectors. The directors shall enact ail
by-laws for the management of the
business of said company, and for tiie
regulation and government of the bus
iness ttud the conduct of the affairs ot
tiie company. Tbcv shall elect tlio
officers of said company, and do any
other art, consistent with this charter,
pro|»er to be doue iu the management
and business of same. They shall fix
iu the by-laws of tbc company the
number of director» necessary to con
stitute a quorum tor the transaction of j
business. They shall meet at such
times, as is fixed iu the by-laws, pro
vided tbc president may call them to
gether at auy time iu the tnanucr pro
vided iu the by-laws.
Sec. 6. That tbc officers of said
company shall consist of a president,
a secretary, and a treasurer. Said
officers shall hold office respectively
for such period as is fixed in the by
laws. Each of said officers shall be a
stockholder and a director. The com
pensation ot each shall lie fixed by tbc
directors. The same penoa may hold
if the directors see tit, tho office of sec
retary and treasurer. The duties of
cacli of said officers shall be such as an*
usually performed by such officers In
similar companies, or such ns tuny be
fixed by the directors. The treasurer
may lie required by the directors to
give bond for the anfo keeping of ail
money entrusted to him, aud the faith
ful discharge of his duties as treasurer.
Such bond so giveu shall be condition
ed the same as is required by law for
county treasurers in the 6tate of Mis
sissippi, and any breach of same shall
subject the obligors to suit in tbc same
manner as county treasurers are now
subject to suit upon breach of any
condition of auy bond given by them.
Sbc. 7. That the directors shall re
port at such time and in snch manner
as provided in the by-laws, the condi
tion of the affairs of the company, amt
»liai) permit free access to the books ot
tbc company to auy stockholder when
ever any stockholder may desire to in
sjicrt the saino. They shall, declare
and pay over, at such time and iu such
manner as provided iu the by-laws,
such dividends as may accruo upon
the stock of each stockholder. A stock
book shall be kept, by the secretary, of
all stockholders of said compauy, and
of the respective amount of stock held
by each; transfers of stock may be
made in the manner prescribed iu the
by-laws, and when made it shall be
the duty of the secretary to enter tbc
s&mo on the stock book. If, however,
any stockholder should desire to sell
his stock, the said company shall have
the rigiit of purchasing said stock at
the price such stockholder oilers to
sell the same, before any other person.
Before selling to any other person, at
private sale,' the stockholder desiring
to sell shall first get the directors' re
fusal to purchase the stock o*ered for
sale by hint, for the price offered.
I hereby certify that I have careful
ly examined the foregoiug charter and
I find all of its provisions in accord
with the laws and constitution of the
state of Mississippi, and I, therefore,
recommend its approval by the gov
Witness my signature this 14th day
of May, A. D, 1H»0.
T. M. Milder,
Rumble dc Wensel Company,
lOO .Main and lOO Broadway Ht., TSutchoz, Mi«*.
WHOLESALE DE ALE US IN -
Provisions, Groceries, Produce, Lime, Cemmt, Nails, Oils
WOOD AVI WILLOW WABE, CAIIEB BOOBS, SOAP, STARCH, 8L0IIG.
We have bought 100,000 yards of Bagging, and will be prepared to sell any amount of Bagging, Tics and Twine.
Rumble d Wensel Company.
SOAXS MORE PLAXtT TALK
LAZ. LEVY'S SONS
IN OUR STORE IS A BARGAIN
We Find it Unnecessary to Fill This Space With Perplexing
Quotations Which You are Most Likely to Forget
Before You Visit Us.
OUR REASON FOR SELLING SO CHEAP
Is Beoau.se "We are Ooiri^ to
MOVE INTO THE BARROT RLOCK
Which We Have Lately Purchased,
âm<l lime äQeUftg Hit glim
Will do Well to Visit Us, as no Fair or Reasonable
Offer on Any Goods will be Refused
We AgsLin Repeat that our Entire Stock
MUST BE SOLD WITHIN CO DAYS.
We don't Claim to have the Largest Stock in Town Just Now,
but we DO CLAIM to have the Cheapest.
T une 1890.
ZE^ort G-iToson Miss.
< INK IKON PRESS-SCREW
ten tect long, 5-inch diam
eter. The screw is in good order, and
will be »old cheap. For particulars ap
ply to J. A. Cvhrik, Port Gibson.
I have throe thousand dollars private
money to loan iu $100 lots and up
ward*. Call at mv office.
E. M. RÄUBER, Port Gibson.
One 60-»aw E;igle Gin .Stand, price ffiO
cash, or on fall time with interest—good
paper. Also one Meridian Press com
plete, price $75 cash, or fall paper w
interest. Jas. Jefferies,
Red Lick, Miss.
TO THE PUBLIC
1 am now at Capt. Kearney's place near
Red Lick, ready for all business in my
line. Horses left with,me for treatment
will be well taken care of. nnd will Iks
given the range of fine pastures. Terms
moderate. E. B. Chatman.
liuckiTH's Arnica 8alve
The Best Salve iu tbe woild for Cut«,
Bruises. Korea. Ulcer», Salt Rheum,
Fever Boies. Tetter. Chapped Hand»,
Chilblains, Corns, and »II Nkm Ernps
lions, mid positively cures Piles, or no
pay inquired. It i* guaranteed to give
perfect satisfaction, or money left» tided
e 25 cents per box. Fora.de bv
. Mason. Port Gibson.
I always keep in stock tbe latest style
WATCHES, CLOCKS AND JEWELRY,
Which I will sell at lowest poaaibk profit
Repairing of Watches,Clocks and Jew.
clry done at reasonable prices. All work
guaranteed for one year.
Maiu Street, Tort Gilwon, Mina.
Cleveland Bay Stallion
FIVE YEARS OLD.
VOLUME 1, NUMBER 329,
Oolor, mahogany bay with black point. ; 18Fy
hand*; weight 1375 pounds.
425 th® roamm.with privilege of soother season,
cash before service. Will stand at Rutledge
plantation two mil« from Port tilbaon.
R. V. R. SCHUYLER.
B >x 77, Port Oitwon, Mis«.,
May 12th, 1S90.
SStrK&k. for catalogue
TERRY M'F'G CO.. NAtmvHjJL Tew*.
STARTLING LOW PRICES
Foi the Coming Two Weeks
III Our lev Goods Mailed Down 20 to 30 per cent.
We only have space to mention a few of
our many bargains :
100 riECES MERRIMACK PRINTS, FAST COLORS. SOLD EV
ERYWHERE at 7£, OUR PRICE.
100 PIECES DRESS CH ALLIES (well worth 10 cents).5 Cents
60 PIECES WHITE LAWN (vory useful) at ....
50 PIECES WHITE LAWN (well worth 12$) at..,
50 PIECES WHITE LAWN (very fine) -t bargain
25 PIECES NAINSOOK (sells liko cake).
60 PIECES FIGURED LAWN.
All our finer to the finest goods at pro
portionately low figures. Call and look
through our large stock. We sell all goods
A. M. PAXTON &
AK£ GENERAL AGEHT8 FOB
Walter A. Wood Harvests: s,
MU Send for Circular» and Prices.
J. H. GORDON,
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
Fancy Groceries a Specialty
A lot of nice buggies just received,
which will lie sold at a low uiargiu ef
A full line of furniture always on hand.
The public will fiud uiy price» always
moderate, and my goods exactly as rep
J. H. Cordon.
Port Gibson, March 6th.
All Kinds of Jewe ry
Comprising many articles of
Which would do credit to h city
Call and Examine !
Also u great variety of
GOLD AND SILVER.
Boar in mind that my price* are aa
cheap,and in many case« chenp
or, than city prices, whoro
rent aud laxe« are high.
I also keep lient makes of
SINGER, DOMESTIC, NEW HOME, Sc
And it ia the simple truth that 1
sell thorn at
And fur cheaper than you
CAJV OTVETi 2HEM.
Lost or broken attachments of old
machines also supplied at fac
II. GO ETE L. Jeweler ,
PORT GIBSON, MISS.
Oct. 17. 1889.
UNDERTAKE R S.
Levy Bros. & Welsch.
Port Gib**)*, Mvut.
J. L. FOOTE
— A POLI. 8VPPLY OF—
Metallic Casket* and Case«,
Rosewood and Walnut Caskets,
Gloss White Metallic Caskets,
Gloss white Wooden Casket*.
Always in stock also Wooden Coffins,
covered and trimmed or plain, t)r
dei* filled promptly and our fine
hearses sent to auy point at any hour
day or uighk Carriages al*o furnish
ed when desired. We respectfully
offer our sw rviees to the public.
Misses Helm, Formerly of Port Gibson
304 COMMERCE STREET,
Natchez, Mi. *
CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER,
Part Gibson, Bis*.
Mr. Griffith has made his headquarters
at this place,I and will hereafter be
found at the Hastiugs House,
make contracts and build houses in the
country also. He at present has' the
contract for repairing the bank build
, A AllII I 111
1 IT IS THE wPvrT -- «HI
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