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PORT GIBSON. CLAIBORNE CO., MISS., THURSDAY, OCT. 29, 1903.
KifllRW M. 12. 18«.
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The Kind You Have Always Bought, and which has been
In use lor over 30 years, has borne the signature of
,✓7 — and lias been made under his per-.
sonal supervision since its infancy.
Allow no one to deceive you in this.
AH Counterfeits, Imitations and " Just-as-grood''are but
Experiments that trifle with and endanger the health of
Infants and Children—-Experience against Experiment,
What is CASTORIA
Conform is a harmless substitute for Castor ÔU, Pai< 9 -
goric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic
substance. Its age is Its guarantee. It destroys Worms
and allays Feverishness. It cures Diarrhoea and Wind
Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipation
and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the
Stonmeti and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep.
The Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend.
GENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS
S) Bears the Signature of _
Tho Kind You Hate Always Bought
in Use For 0/er 30 Years.
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J. W. PERSON, Cashier
G. W. WH RELESS, President
E. b. DRAKE. Vice-Prest.
Port Gribson Bann
PORT GIBSON, MISS.
PI RECTO RS :
G. W. WHKRLBSS
J. W. PERSON
B. H. LBVY
J. T. DRAKE
K. S. DRAKE
H. W. M. DRAKE
W. C. GUTHRIE
Hibernia National Bank. New Orleans
Delta Trost and Banking Co., Vicksburg
Hanover National Bank, New York
Bank of Commerce, Memphis
Will do a general banking business. Will pay interest on savings deposits. Will ne
gotiate loans on real estate for any amount. Special attention given to collections, pay
ment of taxes, or any other business entrusted to our care.
FOUR PI R CENT »INTEREST
Paid (n Savings Department on time certificates of deposit. Deposits received from $1.00
foreign Exchange Bought and Sold on Anv Country in the World
Port Gibson Oil <öorfcs,
PORT QIBSON, MISS.
ys Highest Price for Cotton Seed
We have on hand for sale, at lowest cash prices,
any quantity, Cotton Seed Meal and Cotton Seed
ulls for feeding or fertilizing purposes!
H. GOEPEL, Manager.
O. A. CASON, Secretary.
||IH| Interesting Letters from Our
Regular Correspondents. /f
A new enterprise for the village Is a
meat market just opened in the old Jack
Fife ice hou«e by Mr. Percy McCaleb of
Martin. He will supply the market ev
Mrs. Pannfe Fife, widow of the late
Jack Fife, left last Satniday for Hat
field, Ark., where she will make her fu
ture home with her son, Mr. Neely
J. D. Millsaps bought the Jack Pife
residence and homestead last week and
re-sold to Ed. Wilkerson.
Mr. C. W. Farmer has bought the lot
just east of tbe drug store from Dr. E. P.
Joues, and will build thereou a new
store and residence.
At the regular meeting of the Masonic
Lodge last Thursday night, Mr. Charles
Clark was given the sublime degree of
Master Mason. Messrs. McCav and
French came out and assisted us in con
The compress was pnt on trial one
day last week under the supervision of
Mr. Barrett, aud turned ont bales at the
rate of sixty per day. Mr. Barrett saya
it pan do much better.
Our public school ia doing the best
work in ita history, and teachers and
ptipila alike are to be congratulated. It
is unfortunate that board cannot be se
cured more readily here ; several from
a distance could not come this year on
that account. Another year we must do
Capt. T. J. Aby, from Natchez, a for
mer esteemed resident, ia visiting
friends in the neighborhood. The Cap
tain was surprised at the progress of the
village since he left here, some ten
"Doctor" Pelio, a former resident and
leader among the colored people, was
arrested last week by Constable Her
rington while on a surreptitious visit to
his latnily here. * he "doctor" is a sort
of Christian Scientist fakir, and had
"hoodoed" a dusky damsel living near
H»z)ebur*l to the extent of making her
the second living "M»a. Felin," for
which nffensr against the peace and ma
jesty of tbe commonwealth he was
wan ed hy the sheriff of Copiah,
gave lioiid foi his appearance next day,
bul took French leave that night.
We are glad to note the ie-appearance
ol the fo<nier auGior of "Way*ide Ink
lings" nr "Qmdi unk Quillets." It was
feared that (he discussion of the whip
poor-will hull hat question had tendered
him "tints de combat" in the lileraiy
Hcroôô Cbe Bayou.
Plerdy of frost already and »he leaves
me turning brown. On the moruiug of
the 251h ibe thermometer registered 32
degrees, and the tubs and^pails out
side weie covered with tee. Vegetation
is dead, bnt tbe matt is abundant, and
there will be plentiful food for slock
during (lie winter.
Mr. John Butler, Jr., has been attend
ing to business interests in Madison
parish, L«. v *
Judge S. Thrasher met with quite a
paiulul accident, from which he ia just
recovering. In opening a gate his horse
followed too closely and stepped 011 him
bruising him considerably. He was a
delegate «0 the Levee Convention in
New Orleans, but was not well enough
Miss Salile Potts of New Orleaua is
again visiting friends across the bayon.
Tbe three weddings booked for No
vember will be on the 10th, 13th and
25th. "It never rains, but It pours.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Humphreys are now
comfottably located in their home at
Hermitage, and are at home to their
Mrs. Robi. Anderson and Mrs. Ben
Morehead were pleasant callers at Her
mitage on Tuesday
Mrs. Lizzie Thrasher and Mra B. B*rl
Humphreys have been absent a week
visiting the Crescent City.
The shundsut pes-fieldsare attracting
numbers of birds—snd three Nimrods of
our acqusintsnce enjoyed an evening's
• port, bagging enongh of the feathered
tribe for an enjoyable supper.
The long drouth continues aud there
is a scarcity of water all through the
Whala blessing it is to
find s cool spiingriow and then in some
dark, shady deli, to queuch one's thirst.
Dr. Guice passed through Saturday
route to Hermanville.
Misses Georgie Rogers and Mary Sliai
fer spent Satniday and ouoday in Her
Mr. Willie Boren made s flying trip
to Edwards last week.
Mrs. Oeo. Shatter and son made a fly
ing business trip to Port Gibtou last
Mrs. M. R. WilHanM is visiting rela
tives here this week, but will leave soon
for the della where she will spend the
We are rejoiced to know we will have
a preacher in our midst soon.
Messrs. James aud Waine Foster of
Herm«nville spent Siturdsy and Son
day with relative* here.
Mr. Cland Coen, wife and sister were
pleasant visitors in our community Iasi
Mr. Chas. Coen, who ia now engaged
with Mr. Chaa. Will, *P«»I Sunday with
Waller Flavius McCaieh, Ph. D., the
brother of Dr. James F. McCalebof Cold
Springs Plantation, was recently elected
by Ibe New Yoik Poat Publishing Co. lo
the assistant editorship of "The Nrtion
of New York. He ie »aid to be the
youngest editorial writer on the staff of
a metropolitan journal. Dr. McCaleh
baa only attained bta twenty-eighth
A Mississippi horse, raised near Me
ridian, is the runner for the celebrated
mare, Lou Dillon, who broke the world's
trotting record last Saturday at Memphis
to i 58# for a mile.
Mgr. Merry Del Val, the new Papal
Secretary of State for Pope Pius X, is
the first foreigner to occupy that exalt
ed position. He ia the son of the Span
ish Minister lo the Vatican, aud his
mother ia of Bngttsh btrth. Mgr. Del
Val speaks English fluently, and has
had a varied diplomatic career in the
Old and New world#. This proof of
Pope Pius X policy i* a refutation of the
oft repeated slander that there ia a thing
as Italianized Christianity.
The Chinese farmer has come to Clai
borne county, and is a factor near Port
Gibson. His name ia Quong Thomas.
He runs too acres of the Hoopes place
and it is cultivated in Cotton. May be
the' Nankeen variety of the staple ia
wanted for export to thf Dragon King
dom of China. The wise Chinaman is a
fertilizing farme, for that has to be bis
savings bank account.
Willard Gordon of Talbot Planta
tion baa succeeded in inoculating the
Bayou Pierre soil to produce the far
famed Alfalfa or Lucerne clover. It has
fertilizing properties, is good for grow
ing stork, and makes an excellent bay.
It gives five to six cuMings per summer.
Some planters to establish it on their
lauds have sacks of soil shipped from
the Alfalfa regions in order to promote
its growth througli its bacterial or nodu
For laws make a fuss:
For devilment aise dust.
Lower Insurance Rates.
The Jackson correspondent of the Pic
ayune says :
Some time next month an insurance
convention is to he held tn this city,
which will be composed of the mayors
of the principal eitle« and towns, togeth
er with representative business men.
The meeting is to he held for the pur
pose of coming to some understsndtng
among the business people of the state
Tn regard to what insurance legislation
is needed. It ia the ides of the promot
ers of die convention to make it a repre
for ihe meeting has not been determined
on ss yet, hut it will be fixed in the next
two or three days. There are several
cities in the state which are now clam
oring for reduced rates, notably Jackson
and Vicksburg. The ides at Ihe con
vention is to impress npon the legisla
ture, which meets in January, the necea
sity of legislating on insurance in a way
that will lie sure to briug about a redac
tion in the rates
Tbe beat way to get cheaper insurance
rates ia for a dozen fi lends to band them
selves together and flay into a trust fund
annually propoiionately the same a
monnt each paya insurance companies.
For tbe firat two or three years this trust
The exact time
fund will not be large, but it could be
iuveatrd «0 as to be making enough to
more than pay ita owu taxes,
of fire, while the fund is still small, tbe
total amount could be turned over lolbe
A Car Load of Honey.
A dispatch from Brooksville lo the
Times Democrat says:
A shipment perhaps without prece
deut was made from this station to-day.
• nd Cunninglmm
«hipped a solid car load, about 24,000
pounds, of honey produced on their
farms near Brooksville. They find a
ady sale for their product I» the north
ern markets, where it is eagerly sought
becanse of its rarely excellent flavor, re
sultaul from the grest fields of sweet
clover which are found ail over the
Eastern Mississippi prairies.
A Big Cotton Sale.
Jackson, Miss., Oct. 24—The best
sale of cotton recorded in the State ol
Mississippi this season was by Mr. B
W. Brister, t farmer on Big Black. A
few days since he disposed of 92 bales of
long staple to Yazoo City buyers at an
average of $76 40 per bale, a great deal
of the cotton averaging i }4 inches. Pot
80 bales Mr. Brister received I5ji cents
per pounds, for the others 15 cents—*the
93 bales bringing $7,038
ago Mr. Brister sold 42 bales in the same
place for 16 cents per pound, or $3,400
for the lot.
You Know Wh*t You sre Tsking
When vou take Grove's Tasteless Chill
Tonic, because the formula is plainly print
ed cn every bottle, showing that it is sim
ply Iron and Quinine ia a tasteless form.
No Cure, No Pay. v>c.
the crowd of
Every one goes away satisfied.
See us for...
cmna. Tinware, siwes, Housenom Mordwcirs
Guns, Pistols, Bicycles,
And ALL LIGHT MACHINERY
JON. W. PAWLICK.
THE PLACE TO TRADE
It renders buying a pleasure in a store of
25 COMPLETE DEPARTMENTS
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where you can buy anything and everything to
suit your taste and pocketbook, where every
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thing is kept of the best and sold at the lowest
Our stock is complete in
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ALL WOOL FRENCH FLANNELS
FINE DRESS GOODS
NEW STYLE BLACK GOODS
ALL KINDS OF PIQUES
NEW GOODS FOR SHIRT WAISTS
LADIES' SKIRT CLOTH
LUSTER FOR SKIRTING
BEST TABLE DAMASK .
PURE LINEN TOWELS
t BEST LINEN NAPKINS
^ DRESS LININGS
NEW DRESS TRIMMING
CORSETS TO FIT EVERYBODY
LADIES' NEW NECKWEAR
THE VERY LATEST BELTS
NEW STYLE SHIRT WAISTS
THE VERY LATEST SKIRTS
NEW PATTERNS IN GINGHAM
NEW STYLE HABIT CLOTH
£ LATEST WALKING COATS
J BEST GRADE OF FLANNELETTES
FINE CUT GLASS
LARGE ART SQUARES
FANCY COTTON WASH GOODS
WHITE WOOL FLANNEL
ZEPHYR KNIT GOODS
LACES AND EMBROIDERIES
THE BEST DOMESTICS
RUGS OF ALL KINDS
CARPET AND FLOOR OIL CLOTH
MENS' AND BOYS' OVERCOATS
MEN'S AND BOYS' HATS
0 AND ANYTHING ELSE YOU MAY WANT
Do not fail to visit our Millinery Department ;L
if you want this winter's style and the very best j
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; HEIDENREICH BROS.
fl. G. Cassell.
ft» Wholesale and Retail
PAINTS. OILS, WINDOW GLASS,
Bulsts' New Crop Turnip Seed 1093.
MILLET AND SORGHUM SEED,
COOPER'S WELL WATER, and
ALL KIND OF fllNERAL WATERS.
Vicki burg. Mis«.
$ Ciay and Washington Streets,
Prescriptions Carefully Compounded Day or Night.
tw:* 99 l
When You Eat
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You Eat the Beat
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P. H. TRAXLER, Propritor
The Largest, Cleanest and Best Equipped Bakery in the County
Cakes I Cakes I Cakes I
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Telephone and Mail Orders a Specialty
P. H. TRAXLER.
Port Gibson, Miss.
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