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A a « ♦ ♦ i fit k i ■p #fk V 1 >o 4 KSc*n*n 5 °d*«i. K-ESHBUSDEO FEB. IF. I8T6. PORT GIBSON, CLAIBORNE CO., MISSt, THURSDAY, JAN. II. 1900 . IFIIKl-VOL. XXIV. NO. 39. We Thank Our Friends For their liberal patronage given us during the year just ended, and promise them that, during the year 1900, we will be better position to please them than ever before, tinue to keep everything that anyone could wish. 4 in a n We still con « V HEIDENREICH BROS. i City Bakery Confectionery Best Cakes and And Confectioneries The market can afford, such as Haccaroons, Lady Fingers, &c. Cakes of all kinds baked daily. Orders for special cakes filled on short notice. P. H. Traxler. — - — f a Rl Mississippi Cotton Oil Co's PORT GIBSON MILL . WILL HAY HIGHEST HR ICES FOR COTTON SEED. I * ' ■> 0 . Cotton Seed Meal. Hulls Always on Hand, Convenient for Wagons. ' ' O. H. BOWEN, Acting Manager. ■> b Levy & Welsch's * 1! 1 j ia. it *T^ - '^^.JrOnly Exclusive Installment Furniture House in Port Gibson. XDin.in.gr X2oom Sets, DPstrlor Sets, IE3ecL Boom Sets, OlXSirS of all descriptions. THE IHESI SEILES DE SPRINGS AND MATTRISSES, AND 8T0VIS. All sold on installment on eaay payments. LEVY & WELSCH. Port Gibson. & Port Gibson Oil Works, PORT OIBSON, MISS. I 0000*01 We have on hand for sale, at lowest cash prices, in any quantity, Cotton Seed Meal and Cotton Seed Hulls for feeding or fertilizing purposes. U. GOEPEL, Sec'y and Managr. « » Silver WyandotteSr FOR SRLB, MRS. H. P. KOSS, Red Lick, Miaa. may26 ly ASTURACE . Will pasture stock at reasonable rates. Pot leim* apply to MISTL. A. PERCY. The Manse, feb*-iy. Th© Leader ol Low Frioès islDavid Book's Detoartrrt ©nt Store. Y k T 1599 . A Condensed Summary of the Im portant Items Which Took Place In Claiborne Coun ty During the Paat Year. JANUARY. 1 Dr. R. E. Hewes, dentist, removed to Illinois. 2 Mra. Laura Archer Lejeune died at residence of Hon. E. S. Drake. Mr. A. Shields resigned the office of county aur veyor. 5 Heavy tain, 7.93 inches. Approach to two-mile bridge washed away. 7 P. E. Regan appointed second lieu tenant of volunteers in Cuba. 9 James Lowe, of Harriston, and Mias Lizzie Lowry, of Learned, married at City Hotel in Port Gibson. Freight train wrecked at Oak Lawn. Board of supervisors accepted fire-proof vault. Circuit court convened. 12 Gov. McLaurin spoke at PortGib son. 13 Colored boys rob »cd Titche's store in Port Gibson. 15 Ralph Jackson (col.) sta jbed and shot BoU'T>*VTs (col.) In dtUftW a. 16 Contract leffor Port Gibson opera house. 18 Special meeting of hoard of super visors, at which a ferry boat was or dered built for two-mile bridge ferry. 19 Rev. E. H. Mounger and Mrs. S. Markham Folkes, of Wane» county, were married. 2t E. A. Humphreys sold his gro eery to Chung Kee Co. 25 Wreck of freight train near Cole's creek ; Lather Howell, colored brake man, killed. H. Frazier Shaifer died in Vicksburg. 26 Miss Maria Morebead and Mr. R. B. Anderson were married. Miss Ber tha Alien and Mr. Ed. Nesmith were married. 27 Horace P. Johnson died at Grand Gulf. 28 Mr. Jas. W. Watson died! FEBRUARY. I Mrs. L. W. Schober gave up the Columbian Hotel to Baum & Dampf. Killian & Blake leased the bskery at Kelley stand. Miss Nettie Winters and Mr. Samuel McClellan were married in Jefferson county. J. D. Millsaps and C. S. Magee dissolved partnership. 4 Burglars stole f 115.from the Cam eron Hotel at Hermanville. 6 Mr. William J. Mason died. K. E. Floyd resigned as constable of district 2. 8 Col. D. S. Pattison died. II Mr. Geo. W. Wheeler and Miss Fannie Lyle were married at Percy. Miss Alice L. Regan died. 12 Rodney oil mill burned. Coldest weather on record ; thermometer regis tered 3.3 below zero. 13 Jim Blackburn (col.) froze to death. 14 Austin Allen died. 16 Miss Julil Taylor and Prof. Ber nard Edgar Jarrett were married. Resi dence of E. W. Davis, of Russnm, was burned, Messrs. Danjean & Mann dis solved partnership. 19 Dora Beard died. 21 Mr. Jim Torrey died in Jefferson county. 22 Miss Mamie Rowan and Dr. Rob ert Birdsong were married at Hays. Burglars stole I35 from residence of Mr. H. M. Colson. Mrs. Anne L. Marquiss died in Mission. 23 Mias Pamelia Ker died in Natch ez. Mr. S. E. Dudley, Sr., died at Utica. MARCH. I Mrs. Robert Tweed died in Natch ez. The governof appointed officers for Martin. Stock law went into effect. Claiborne county added to the western division of the southern district of U. S. court. Capt. J. W. Watson nominated to be Brevet Lieut.-Col. 4 Burglars entered Judge Thrasher's home. 6 Board of supervisors extended the time to permit th; killing'of wild tur keys between Oct. 15th and April ist. 8 Miss Julia Kiefer and Mr. Marcus Labenberg were married. Capt. T. R. Wilson died in Texas. II Cyclone in eastern part of county, j 13 Miss Agues Goosey and Mr. C. C. 1 20 County executive committee met. bold ed lor ing ed cue of rate er as Smith were married at Edward*. -w 22 Mi»* Mary R. Brandon and Mr. J. D. Wood were married at Como, La. Maas meeting at courthouse endorses* the board of supervisors' action in or dering the roads worked by contract. 23 Mrs. Malinda Pool died» 25 Mr. D. George Humphreys died. 26 Chancery court met. 28 Trustees of Chamberlaiu-Hunt take steps to raise f 10a, 000. 31 Mr. M. E. Brown died, t'ort Gib son Democratic club met. APRIL. 1 County Democratic clubs met. 3 Democratic executive commiitee met. Aldermen A. M. Gilbert and M. G. Calm resigned. Board of supervisors let the contract for an additional span to two-mile bridge : for working public roads to A. B. Campbell : for railing around judge's stand to D. D. Irwin. 5 Mules attached to wagon belonging to C. A. Gordou hacked off ferry at rail road, and one mule was drowned. Mrs. A. J. Melton died at Melton station. 6 Depot Agent F. G. Green was re moved to Baton Rouge. 7 E. W. Huber died. 8 Confederate Veterans met and e lected officers. 10 Tax payers orf-Port Gibson in mass meeting endorsed the course of the board of aldermen. |' 1 ' 15 Mr. Joseph Magau is died in Vicks burg. J. C. Watkins sold his hutcber shop to C. G. Cade. 16 Rev. H. H. Brownlee tendered his resignation as pastor of Presbyterian church, which was not accepted. 17 Mr. James H. Pipes died. Con ference committee appointed by tive committees of Jefferson and Clai borne counties met in Port Gibson. Im at A. aur of • or S. j 13 Female College closed. 1 Mary Lou Darden died at Payette. 14 Miss Julia Cahn and Mr J V flem bold were married at New Orleans. run sells any tion. to and time. try by execu 18 Burglars eutered residences of H. ! Goepel. H. Marx and F. Bctiniai, get ting $20, 10 cents and I25. 19 Miaa Lula Frances Addison and Mr. Forrest M. Villerat were married at Hays. Presbytery of Mississippi met in 20 Port Gibson. 23 Mrs. Mary .Torrey died at Union Church. 24 Port Gibson's city council enjoyed the hospitality of Vicksburg. 26 Mist Hattie Marx aud Mr. S. H. Levy were married at Monroe, La. 27 Mias Jauie Watkins and Mr. N. D. McGill were married at Jackson. 28 Skeleton of an Indian woman un earthed in Port Gibson. 29 Dr. W. D. Redus was re-appoint ed county health officer. . Wm. Gary drowned near Woodville. 30 Colored Baptists of Port Gibson laid corner stone of their new chnrch. MAY. Board of supervisors established a free ferry at McCaa'a ferry. J V Arnold pur chased the Wassern barber-shop. Mem orial day observed, Hon J M Allen being the orator. Mr C K Regan resigned as county superintendent of education. 4 Miss Haunah Winters and-Mr T H Freeland were married at Rodney. 5 Rev L S Jones elected financial agent of the Female College. 10 Colored decoration day. 13 Mrs M J Baldwin died. J M Tay lor appointed Co Supt Ed. 13 S Bernheimer & Sons began tear ing down the old "Henry" building. Alderman Richardson resigned. 16 Mias Alice Hall died in Chicago. 17 Hon C K Re^an died. 18 Misa Minnie Roberta aud Mr cfeorge Keep were married. 22 C A French and L A Smith elect ed aldermen for Port Gibson. 26 Hermanville High School closed. 28 Mr Aratus Shields died. 29 County executive committee met. 31 Alcorn College closed. JUNE. I Mrs M D Clarke died. 5 Circuit court convened. A good rain broke the loug drouth. Big barbe cue for state candidates. 6 Election to authorize city council of Port Gibsou to issue 17,300 worth of bonds. \ 7 Election refusing to authorize city council of Port Gibton to extend corpo rate limits. Erection of new Bernheim er building began. 9 Mra Meek and Mias Park resigned as principals of the Female College. Miss Clara Belle Allen died. 22 Mi§* Effie Smith and Mr J W Don* obue married at Martin, met. 23 Mrs A P Ferriday died at Natchez. >3 Misa Nettie Bobo and Mr W M Is rael were married. Harvey Mounger died. John Hewitt (col) fonud dead in Hewitt's Lake, near Grand Golf. 27 Chamberlain-Hunt closed. 29 Opera bouse completed. County schools closed. JULV. 1 County colored schools closed. 2 Mias Maud Howard and Mr R J Durr were married at Hermanville. 3 Samuel Prishman died. A. M. Ad dison elected alderman. 4 Barbecue at Barland. 7 Dr. L. S. Anderson appointed as sistant U. S.surgeon. • 8 County Democraliç primary elec tion. 10 Democratic executive committee 15 Mr Joui» Barnet died at Vicks burg. Second county primary. 17 Executive committee met. 20 Mrs Augusta Aby Gilkey died at Grace station. 21 Dick Brashear, a colored boy, was drowned in Sims' pond. 23 Burglar entered home of M Kauf man. Continued on Fag. Picht. Having a Great Run on Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Manager Martin, of the Pierson drug store, informs ns that he is having a great run on Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. He sells five ho'tlcs of that mediciue to one of any other kind, and it gives great salisfac tion. In these days of la grippe there is nothing like Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to stop the cough, heal up the sore throat and lungs aad give relief within a very short time. The sales are growing, and all who try it are pleased with its prompt action.— South Chicago Daily Calumnet. by Dr. Henry C. Pope's Drug Store. Foi sale / GO TO > 1 For the Largest and Best Selected Stock of wSr Xmas Coods IN THE STATE. A Large Assortment of Diamond Brooches, Rings, etc.. Unequalled for Price and Beauty. Silver Novelties and Case floods from the Cheapest to the Finest. Imported China Cut Class Bohemian Ware Imported Novelty Coods Ebony of Every Description Medalion Pictures of Marvelous Btauty Clocks to Suit Every Occasion Watches at Any Old Price . 1 BpM G. W. WHEELESS, P :e *. E. S. DRAKE, Vica-Pres. /. W. PERSON, Cashier. Port Gibson Bank, PORT GIBSON, MISS. Capital Stock, $50,000.00 PiatcToas.— G. W. Wheeless, f. McC. Martin, J. T. Drake, E. S. Draka, Wm. Cahn, B. II. Iavy, J. W. Person, S. Thrasher, W. C. Gut brie. Correspondents —Hanover National Bank, New York ; Delta Trust and Banking Co., Vicksburg; Whitney National Bank, New Orleans; Bank ef Commerce, Memphis. Will do a general banking bnsine .s. Will pay interest on savings deposits. Will negotiate loans on real estate for any amoant Special attention given to collections, Daymen t of taxes, or any other business entrusted to oar care. The Best Plows 0 are Blount's True Blue. Best #ood, best iron, best steel that go into Plows* and they do the bant work. All sizes in stock and all re pairs and attachments. »so Pin! Jr. Minors, ten and lone sior Pollen Plows. Our stock of Hames, Traces, Collars, Bridles, Backhands, Plow Lines, Iron and Wood Double Trees, Lap Rings, Ax es, Bush Hooks, Hoes and Files is complete. Banner and Dow Law Cotton Planters. Sweeps, Scrapers and Harrows. * Schwartz 8c Stewart. Natchez.