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kî TRAINS at FORT GIBSON. *onm iowb I scmTH aocan. brsv^ bfiK akritis in ljiiuw 2 :ISam • 4 15 pro 11:45 pa WCATHE8 BECORD. I'll 18 W. DKCKMBRB. 2nd : iw* au>on. «Ut IGtti ; f«U moon, WSATItRR. Violent wind -R 4 in 2 pm Cloudy till l: 3 u pm Clear . T*o thirds cloudy Two thirds cloudy K'n lat« aft'uoon and nt Rain aft'uoon and uight Clear [z. ats. 54 40 30 (7 'II J* 14 5: [3 58 38 ' PERSONAL. U Duller, of Memphis, it vls Hneiids here. v Mnrsrhalk.of Tallulah, was a |lu , Christmas home-comer*. Harwood, of California, her mother, .Mrs.'Pearson. H 11. Taliaferro, of Eausas, la ' u f his brother, C. A. Taba jug it \ndrew8 Wilkinson returned ty troin a visit to relatives in burg. i^nwr Andowon, of Little Bay, visiting his friends here is •k, J, II. Owing« and wife nro the holidays with relatives Iksusnp. und Mrs. Chas. R. Frank, of Bluffs. Iowa, are visiting Mr. Craig. Lire««! and Maury Wilkinson rc Tuesday from a visit (o .Mrs. brad's home at luglcsidc. L F. C. r.nglcsing airl son arrived trek from the inlaml of Jamaica. »Icriiig is expected homo in the I'n k AT If riff McCny'a family arc uow scl |it »lose Hill farm, adjoining town. IMeCftv himself is spending the I at Allant*. bngresmiiwi Sponccr and Cnhcll L arrived from Washington on the Lfor the holidays. Mr. Spencer, nrer, was called back to Washing jrsterday. n. M. A. Morri«, who ha« been ling the family of V.r. G. O Foster, r Humphreys, returned home to mix !a«l week, accompanied'-by 1 Bay Russell. 8 ■ ■ ■ Prof. I'. K. Rf'gati will be one of 1*10 WiiT* at the Southern Educational »omMoii, Hot Springs, Arknn*n« f 11 Wednesday, His subject will ho ï» intciLï! and improve country Miü-e« Varum Rowan of Have, Maddox, of Wcsiridc, Lula yflliU«oa ot Waslungtou Chy, Alla <d Vicksburg, Lizzio Percy, other yiMing ladies arc guests of Eruestino Moore. MARRIED. HCajit. I> Ç. Rnrcli,ot Caacyvlile, ami feen u- <iiii!iiiinot,u1 'F'aycttc,wcre Harried ÿuudnv. Dee. 22ud, at 10:80 m.. hi the rciidoiice of Mr. J. M011 Urowu, ot McNair, ('apt. Durch the father of .Mr. C. W. Durch, of Hcttside. At Btonington, Jefferson cdtinfy, Dec. 'Jßih, 1895, at 6:80 p. in., in hutnc of the lion. Mr. Durch, Rev. E. Phillips ofRciatiug. Mr. Joseph S. IcPlirrson to Miss Amelia M. Dra ic»r(Miss I^unle.) •'Wisdom is known of her children," May happiues* be theirs, ever. J. E. P. DIED. ■ Mr. Henry 1>. (., rnfion, oldest roii of H<-v. C. \V. Grafton, of Union Church, ^lfler a Ioiilç and painful illness with loiisninptioii, ox pi rod at noon Thurs P«y, Dec. 20th, 1895. agcil 22 years, lie wn- a young iuaii of uoble charac let, ami hi; early death i* mouruefl by WHuv warm frieuJs whose affection he pad won, Mrs. Etnma Frey, w ife of Rabbi Sig ptuDd Frey, died at her home in ppriugfu-ld, III., Weducsday uight, Pcc. 2öih. The deceased, who was a « 1er of Mr. Abraham and Mrs. Sou ot Port Gibson, formerly lived In this town where she Icavos many lrieuds ( ° twourn her death." CliristTiias day was cloudy and Sloomy, unding in a downpour of raiu, followed that night by a cold wave. •jMr. Ilackett's 16-moiifhs-old sou, r f *l* "'as severely bunted about tbe Christmas nigbt bv tlie cxplotiou ■ ' Ihunan cftiidle, but no seriouVre H«' 8 apprehended. , •atkimonial.— Invitations arc out the marriage of Mr. Maurice Calm, ? ' ori Gibson, hud Miw Corinne c ycr, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, Wcd January 8th, 1896, iu the He " r *w temple at Piue Bluff. ! Itv A i'Ai.MN« Trkk.— D ur lue tvindMofm last Thursday fore ' 'rii. t.arreli Hunt, colorod, of ilegau l_ >n "riifltUorhood, while seated lit a *8«u on rcruie'to Vicksburg, was lu * ,ttl ^ k 'Hcd by the tall of a cotton ii,u. ' rec ' tl10 »ccltlout taking place 1 »» srren county, just on Dig . The trie fell across tbe wagon II« *r* 11 1,1 , F°* beside« killing "1,11 seriously hurt the driver, Jake I#. ,M '" ""d slightly injured a Mr. Moh H,mi IO 0CC,, P*°'I I he same seat with ibin w,u> 6s«apod more serious lv bjr jumping from tl>e vehicle. „ ^ x 'I )r c»idpnt Harrison receives a Cup ! Uin f !'* r his article» on "This in& f! r 0 which he is writ Ltdius' Home Journal, ■nàii i "a l>Wei1 to Mn -V public of a . rQer| c» for uiiigazioe work tie rT- n: 'ture. His first f^ti> Joûr, n i tl,i Christmas number of the oopn.'" ' f ,u . ,J ovt,r IWtW 0 ^tiiMi , " " 1B luttgazine, of which tditiqf. Wer * ? printed as a first i Town Council. .^r"' ■ 10 c " 1 ' th * bw 'J in S^wT*? 0 ®!, Tu.tdiv afternoon, L 00 1 Itb for lha purpose of reoeir log the elerk s financial also to take r«i»ort, and . , com« notion upon the Schill' lh0ir 1&te a8sociate * «Merman Present-The mayor; aldermen * m, » Marx Richardson. J ho clerk made tbe following ro port of the town's receipts and dis bursements from January 1*L 1895. to December 10th, 1895, which report, a ter examindtiOn, Was approved and ordered spread upon the minutes : GENERAL FUND. aacEipts. Jan. i. Bat. on hand from report of Treaa..$i4os 28 Am-Î * r#n ' f « r Tfd from special fund. 1785 40 Am t from coUection of taxe». . 1998 ,7 Ain't from »le oflot.... „ . 4 £ ^ Am t from county for bringing pris oners from Natchez ... ^ V ao 40 Total receipts Feb. 4. Am'i transferred to school fund-..^1236 14 warrants on acc't vaccination. 13080 •* •• school sup- ■ $5634 *5 DI SR V RS KM K.NTS. •< plies and repaire H.... Am't warrants on acc't Witness cer tificates. . . Ain't warrants on acc'l office rent...* labor of me 150 70 21 OO 60 OO • * »• 6« chantes ....... Am't warrants 3« 17 on acc't printing...u 107 30 Janitress, .Ml. «< ï. school No. a Ain't warranu on acc't lamps-.™!!. of lumber .. mute feed, 55 >5 564 «a 102 74 la • I If driver and stable rent Am't warrants on . 249 76 acc t mayor's fees 542 50 ** clerk, tax collector, assessor and street com'r 386 50 Am't warrants on acc't police-.■ " " " town cloclc miscellane *«i 1060 36 25 OO < 4 » « • a ous bills. . Am't transferred to school fend to pay balance salaries of teachers... 136 72 195 bo Total disbursements.-.'- $5*55 56 Am't receipts over disburaemeats.$ 478 64 SCHOOL FUND. SCHOOL FUND. RECEIPTS. To ain't from general fund..... received for tanes. from sheriff...... for tuitior^* 1 ! '• *». ...$1236 ta ... 1018.34 28906 »53 »7 851 53 from general fund -195 op It 4 « • • ai o'* ty children. To am't received from state to • I Total receipts. '.$3743 24 DISBURSEMENT». Salaries paid white teachers.$1248 75 colored teachers.... 605 75 Pro lata salary Supt. Ed..,... 71 80 Ain't due gen. fund Jan, 1, 1895... 1010 73 ". exchange collecting state war rants •If 2 5 , 4 * , , .. $2937 28 Am t receipts over disbursement*^ 705 96 - SPECIAL FUND. RECEIPTS. .Jar.. I. Am't on hand as per report of treas.$i 120 75 *• received for fines and costs.... 1000 70 1 .$*121 45 ! f Total receipts DISBUKSEMENTS. Am't transferred to £enerârfund...$(785 40 " receipts over disbursements... 336 03 Respectfully submitted, T. Bf. Rea, Clerk. On motion, the mayor appointed alderiuen French, Marx and Richard son a committee to draft suitable res olutions on the death of Mr Schillig, iate member of this board, and'to have the «ame published. The board then adjourned. T. M. Rea. Clerk. of of When tnoÿt needed it is not unus ual for your family physician to be away from home. Such was the ex perience of ilr. J. Y. Hchenck, editor of the Caddo, ind. Ter., Danner, when his little girl, two years of age, was threatened with a severe attack of croup. He says : *'.VIy wife in sisted that I go for the doctor, but ah our family physician was out of town I purchased a bottle of Chamberlain's Congh Remedy, which relieved her •immediately. I will not be without it in tbe future." 25 and 50 cent bottles for sale by Dr. VV. D. Kedus, druggist. of Mississippi Form Book. Newly-elected justices oi the peace and other county officer« should send to the Clarion Ledger office, Jackson, Miss., for a copy of Mississippi Form Book. It is a very complete manual, not only for officials, but professional mid busi men generally. Tbe forms and explanatory notes are all based on the Annotated Gode. Tho price is $2. If six or more are ordered at one time, $1 50 per copy, and ex pressHge on package -prepaid. nasi The wife of Mr. D. Robinson, a prominent lumberman' of Hartwick, N.-Y.. was sick with rheumatism for five months. In »peaking of it, Mr. Robinson says : "Chamberlain's Pain Balm is the only thing that gave her any rest from pain. For the relief of pain it cannot be beat" Many very bad cases of rheumatism have been cored by it. For sale by Dr. W. D. Reclus, druggist. Did You Forget To make him a Christmas present? Well, remember our tilce things for tho New Year. Useful and attractive presents here in Clothing, Overcoats, tilce Underwoar, Neckwearr. Gloves and Hats. More nice things lor boys than you dream ot WARNER & 8EARLES CO., Vicksburg, Miss. so2S Jerome K. Jerome's new story has the striking title off ''Blasé Bil »» It will be published in the ah nary number of the Ladies Home Journal. % Kentucky Horsea, Mare» »Hd Mul«*. the lat *nd lOth of Janu Bel ween ■ H arv, 1896,4 will aell at A. J. Fife » sta ble -iu Hermauville, two car-loads of Kentucky Mules, and one car-ioad ot Keutucky Horses ami Marcs. Reserve your orders uulH you we these flue animals, which will be sold at low ng W. S. Hickman. ures. Jouathan Hulls, in 1735 made a It failed to woik, small «teamboot, but had alt tbe germs ©f F ulton s later tDveoiion. g 'ilf f WÈÊàmmmmmmmmmm IlUTiil RICHARDSON, Bec'y »nd Treas. LEE RICHARDBON, fremden». Lee Richardson & Co., VICKSBURG, MISS. In Business 29 Years. Established 1866. Incorporated 1889. HARDWARE Plows and all kinds of Agricultural Implements, Nails, Wire, Shot. We arc offering nails and wire at FACTORY PRICES and you the freight. save YOFR ORDERS RESPECTFULLY SOLICITED. — AT COST! Goepel's l • •• • •• JEWELRY Entire Stock o - •As I am going out of the jewelry business, my stock must all be sold by JHNUHRY 1, 1596. This is a Rare Opportunity to get FINE GOODS at a nominal cost« And you can select anything you. want in the jewelry line. This is the chance for bargains. is Lane ! H. GOEPEL. LEVY & WELSCH DiiescTOies. JE-TTITEBiLL BEN R. LEVY, Embalmer and Manager. ft 44 ï f »Ji ■' 4 'TÎV Keeps on 1 -sntf » large sssort ment of bn rial casket* new, plein, sn«l plsin rerlic cast Wooden coffins made and trimmed toordar. Burial robes constantly on hand. Willsodisinl edc 11 balm bodies for shipment to all nointa. mail 1 Ifhen Baby was sick, we gave her Castorfs, •lien she was a Child, she cried for Oastoria. When she became Miss, she clung to Castori* When she had Children she gave thorn CaatOTU. Daniel Scaweriton in 1636 described the diving bell, made a dress for div and invented a model of a centri fugal pump. _ era Backlen's Arnica SaH%. The best salve in the world for cuts bruises,3oro8, urlcers, saltvhefifn, fefvcfr sores, tdtter, rhapped bauds, chil blains, corns, and all »kin eruptions, and positively cures piles, or no •pay requireed. It is goarantfeed to give perfect satisfadtiou or money refnnd Prrce 25 cents peT box. For mar4-ly ed. sale by J. A. Shrove. FOR* R6N1\ Nanachehaw Plantation at Allen Sta tion, Warren Co., Mis»., with store house, oxen, mfules and horses. <5. B. ALLEN, Address V Naftftchehaw P. 0., Miss. declO -34 H. k, co^ßAyr, At - Law, : yttms&WFi. Attorney - PORT OIBSON, Office ih Person Bnilding. Will p''actie« in Clxiterne. Jeffernon and Frank Conutièa, and tho Hnprocie and -Federal Court* at JafckSon decl 9 -ly Itn Estray Notice. Taken up by J. B. Jobes ou the L*ke place, in di.triot No. 3, Claiborne connty, one Pony Mare of the following d^cription : ^torbay, be lb front feet and left Hind foot white,^whlte blase in face extending in nose ^ br *" < ^ d . f ':' J" on left sbdtilder, and appraised at #iu by w. R. Ewell and M. K. Jones. Owner will ooœe foi ward.prove P r pP«^ r *Pf^ charge* and take animal a*sy or »he will be dealt with according to law. dec! 2 - 3 t SAMUEL FAÜiMER, J. P for rent. The store now occupied by VVm. Reference, jf. McC. B. HUMPHREYS. Cahn & Co. Martin. Fort CHbaon, Oci SM*:i-4f Trustee's Sale. Hy viçîoe of a nior'K*ge dato .1 7 tb November^ 1 X 90 , recorded In Book 3 1 , p»ße 123 , et scar of: t'.t- record* of deeds of Claiborne countv, Mho., given by Geo ft. Neal sud wife, to secure Mis* Lillie M. Hoôpo* and>n appointment thereun der in writing of inyuelf as tranlee, default hav ing betu made In tbe payment of the notes de scribe 1 in said mortgage, the uudcMigned trus tee Will on * Monday, the 13th Day of January, 1896. at the door of the conn bou*e of Claiborne county, within the hours prescribed by law, eell at public auction to the highest bidder for caab the following real eatate iu «aid county of Clai borne, to-wil : All or lot 7 and south \ ot lot 8, sect ion 51 , towuabip 13 , 'angeSeaut, 120.40 acres ; al«o north-east X of north-cast of sec tion 1, township 12 , rango 3 «ait, 88 acres. Reference is ma*te to said mortgage for full de scription A. K. JONES, Trustee. E. 8. & J. T. DRAKE, Attorneys. Dec 19 .— 31 . _ 1 Trustee s Sate. By virtne of s mortgage recorded in deed Ä 26 J« et *eqr ot the records of rue county, Mi*s , given by L. R. Currie et ux to L. M. Hoope* et si, and an appointment in writing thereunder, defsnlt having b«en made in the payment of the note* nvmed tnnsid mortgage, the nndersigued trus tee will on Monday, tbe 13th Day of January, 1896, at the door of the court bonne of Claiborne county and within the hours prescribed by law, Mil at public anction to the highest bidder for ca*h, a plantation known as the "David Elli eon" place, enppoeed to 1 >e 83.05 acres in sec tion 6f>. and 2I8 62 sc -es in section 44 , and 62.70 acres in section 46 , all in town ship 13 , range 3 cast all fully described in said mortgage, to which reference is here made. * A. K. JONES, Trustee. E. 8. k J. T. DRAKE, Attorneys. Deo. 19 .- 3 t, book 3 I, deed- of Trustee's kale. By virtne of the power Tested in me by the term* of a deed of trust given by H. Er Levy to tho Chickasaw Saddlery Camay, which deed of trn*t is record-id in deed book 3 1 , psge 348 , et scar of the records of Claiborne county, de fault having been made in th* payment or the in aaid deed of tmst, the under notes »•gted trustee will op Monday, 13th Day of January, A.D , l$06, •ell at public auction fb the highest bidder for ca.li. at tbe court bouse door of Claiborne oruu tv within the hour* pre*critwd by law, that property in PorfOü»-»n, Miss , kuownaa the H S. Levy stable property, yi .q'tr re No. 1 of tbe Hu barb St Mary, fronting 76 <««onCar roll itreet on ntMrtb side and running h*«* °* equal width 83 feet. All fully described in «aid ■ deed of trn*t, to which reference is here made for full description. ___ . C. A FRENCH, Trustee. E. 8. A J. T. DRAKE, Attorneys. Dec. 19—St._ Notice to Taxpayer* of Claibom# to. The Board of Sopervisoro. at their Jshtmrf __ ;*sue the txu.du of *aid amount not fMedingl 13,9*0, it at a rate not exceeding 6 per pavabio aunnaily ; the bond* JW . later than 15 year» from date of Ct,i. notice i* made uadei eectiou Ork. ; term, 1 MK pr.iporc to county to an ÄH bearing interdit at a rate not ex cent per »nun® to mature not isenaccc üBtt ses nn * 1 ^ 4 ill! Tnese prices have fc>©©n put down to meet tli© pmrse of ©very Tb\iy©r* 1 Lot Cashmere*, all colors, sold for . 20c, reduced to... 1 Lot Fancy Ducking, extra quali ty, reduced to 1 Ldt Red and White "Flannel, «old for 22c, our price 12c 15c ..IMc 1 Lot Fancy Brillianteena. would be cheap at 25e, reduced to. 1 Lot Canton Flannel, heavy and well fleeced, redueed to. 1 Lot Bleached Domestics, worth 7$o, reduced ! to.. .6c 15o k l Lot Oreapons, in all the leading «hadea, sold for 22c, reduced to 15c 1 Lot Children's Spring Heel Shoes 9 to 11, worth $1, reduced to...75c 1 Lot Ladies' Winter Vesta, extra nice, worth 40c, reduced to... .25c 1 Lot Ladies' Doogola Button Shoes worth 51.75, reduced ta ... - .11.26 1 Lot Men's Suit s, %e 11 made,worth ..... $8 - - - 1 ~i .- - 1 " — 1 Lot Silk Finish, all wool. Import ed Henriettas, all colors, worth ....50% 1 Lot Young Men's Suits, sold for $8.76 $6, reduced to f 11.50, reduced to 1 Lot Children's School Suits, well made and fully worth $1.90, duced to.. 1 Lot Corsets, extra long waist, well made and worth 75c, have been reduced to re $1.20 BOs 75c, reduced to,...-... I Lot English Henriettas, in-all the leading winter shades, double width, worth 38c, reduoed to ..25ol 1 Lot Misses' Spring Heel Shoes, patent leather toe, from 11a to 2s, worth $1.50, reduced to.$1.10 1 Lot Heavy Ginghams, fine woven •old Everywhere for 10c, reduced 7*C to Now removed to the second floor, has been replenished with all the latest styles in hats, bonnets,.plumes, and a new lot of ladies' walking hats. Call and see them. • IL.ead.ers in St37*les and 2^o*w ^riceab. Always Keep a Poll Stock of Butterick's Patterns, Metropolitans and Dolinoators, When You Buy Yau aim to eet eoods at the LOWEST POSSIBLE MARGIN« When You Sell You aim to set the highest Market Price for your cotton. That is HI! Right, It is Business! • •• YOU CAN DO BOTH AT OUR STORE, claim to rank among the most extensive and We can justly Most Literal Cotton Buyers in Port Gibson, and when it conies to selling goods low, no house here' can discount our prices. We .want your cotton and we want your trade. Gome and sec us. Respectfully« LAZ. LEVY'S SONS, Leading Merchants & Cotton Buy.ers, THIS COLD WEATHER . -Suggests Heating Stoves, Grates, Shovels and Tongs, Dog Irons, Stove iPipe and EI-' bows, Axes, Wood Saws, Firebricks. We Have Them All ! Also Sausage Grinders and Stuffers, Meat Choppers, Knives, Hand Corn Mills, Cake Pans. Powder, Shot and Caps, Empty and Loadod Shells, Shell Bags, Reloading Tools, Coon, Beaver and othor game Traps. Hubs, Spokes, Rims and all Wagon and Carriage Material. Natchez. Schwartz & Stewart, Be Up With the Times and Buy An.... Electric Oil Heater. Coal and Wood Heating Stoves ! Coal and Wood Cooking Stoves l We handle the largest line of Oil Heaters made in the United States. Staples, Kalis, and tterylhing in Hardware Line. WRIGHT BROS Vicksburg. ■V DON'T BELIEVE™ That anybody will sell you a stove for Ie c 8 money that will ■do you tbe service of ■ ; / BUCK'S lii M84 STOVES AND V rances. perfection aud you need oue for a family poace They are maker. Sold by P'ort plil33on. TITOHE I (OR SALE, on Account of Reinoial'l One Good PLEVEL PIANO, Upngbi. *1 Wtl «ell cheap—yOO—rather than uwre it. Can be .eon on <uy Woodlawu Plantation near Pori Oibaön. PbaetMion given tmntediately. J. M. FBANKENBVBR. w. H. SMITH. Cotton Factor, MISSISS/PPk, VICKSBURG, Advances on Shfpn. 3 nts. SEASON 189b. CELEBRATED «TaLLIO*, Proctor ZESZxiotts 4. a. By Harry Wilke*, Will mute tlie »pring «ea«ou of I la>v. '•Mo«* Woo»l" farm, near K at Purl Gibson and Herman ville. Taasni : For waron, whicti Lrgiu* about March lat, flO eaah in advance- Have well-encloMd partore. Maree well cared for, but I will not be reaponaibie for accident*. Addre#a me a I. D. MAG RUDER. 1«96 fc| nr uksthu ; aal Ra -nun, Mis*. G. H. FULKERSON, Insurance Agent, Office Upatatrs Or or roetoffle*. -REPRESENTS..-. Phoenix of Brooklyn. New Orleaus Insurance Associntidh of Now Urbans. Georgia Home, Columbus, Ga. Phœuix of Hartford. Mississippi Home of Vicksbür£. Ætr.a of Hartford. Southern Inau ranee of New Orleafcfc American Fire of Philadelphia. Juue 24 th. 18 S 5 . L. PENNIHI, GROCEH, AND DÎTALEB IN Foreign and Domestic Fruits. Apples, Lemons, Kanins, French Prunes, Grapes. NUTS Of ALL KÏNDS. Oranges, Pears, Coooanut», Bananas, ITiFlr <fc Oysterö Best Cream Cheese, Pickled Pigs' "Feet. A full line of staple and fancy gro ceries at lowest prices. Give me k call and I guarantee satisfaction. L. PENNISI, Main St., Port Gibson. oc (3 0 m YAZOO AND Missisdppt Valley RAILROAO \ 32 DAYS' TOUR Of Mexico! In connection, from 8» Loots, with the ••Tour ot All Mexico" of the American Tourist Associ ation, and including, on return, the far-famed MARDI GRAS at NEW ORLEANS The entire tour made in Pulhnan Private Cars. A tonrpey in which tbe tourist will be in Mex ico »od Um Sonth twenty-five days, «pending bu», a few boars over Mi of these day* n travel, and those at broken intervale. Renee glorious boors of sight-seeing in "the mo*i novel land on our continent, and one of »he most attrnef ive on any continent." Th# excursion kavss Chicago January 20 and Bf. Loois January 2 k Arrangements will be mads to transfer tourists from points fouth of Cairo or Memphis 16 b oonuectiou with this excursion at ten Vntonio, thus obviating tbe neeessily of thsir going to Chicago or 84 . Louis But #275 foe all expenwi of the round trip, tend for illustrated pamph let giving all particulars. . . Tickets and fnli information can be had of agents of tbe ï- A M. V. B. R. and connecting by addressing V. A. XELLOND, A. Ö. P. A.. Mew Orleans. lines, or POSTED Glensade Plantation, D. Geo. Humphreys» noviS-tf