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I GREATER : MISSISSIPPI BY are ig °° on H. E. BLAKESLEE. u Builders vs. Wreckers. Something like a year since the writer furnished an article under this same head for the department in the various papers. There is more justification for it today than there was then. The wreckers are just as numerous as they were before. They are not confined to any one line of endeavor, but to many. Especial réf érencé Is made .however, to those engaged in the work of building Mississippi along agricultural, horti cultural and live stock lines. The Farmers' Union composes a gigantic organization of more than 25,000 men and a great number of ladies, in Mississippi who are striv ing with all of their might to bet ter conditions for the farmers of the state. Their work and accomplish ments stand already as a monument to t.he efficiency of the leaders and the loyalty of the members. woTk just begun. What has already been accomplished is only the found atipn for a great deal more and much better work in tjhe future. Of course, there are interests not in sympathy with the farmer and his welfare that oppose and antagonize this move mént. These axe the interests that wmild wreck this organization and bring to naught their efforts in the It is a _ , ~ . . There are Others, who m an official capacity, are laboung day in and d > out, to assist every movement ^ make Mississippi more prosperous and happy. Although receiving pay j for their work directly, many them are specially enthusiastic in ; the work and are doing more than ■ money could possibly compensate, i There are wreckers following in „he » footsteps of those men and mdeav oring by all means, fair or foul, to buUdin°* n the StrUCtUre th6y * are j Individuals in almost if not quite every community are giving of their time and means to bring about a bet ter .condition of affairs and aid their follow men, *nd this without hope of reward more than every ether citizen might expect to receive. The wrecker is right in behind these men as well * others and few of them are free from the influence of the man who ' would undo the good he is doing. This horde of wreckers is not so -* numerous as might be supposed from - the amount of noise that they make, but are very much like the single bull frog In a pond that leaves the impression that there must be more than a hundred making the noise. as But they are there just the same. The good man who is endeavoring to build must not become discour aged in the work undertaken, but on the other hand, renew his efforts when opposition asserts itself. The character o>f the men in this work is such that they will not relax their efforts to build. The good people of the state will stand behind them. The Corn Club Boys. It is now r an assured fact that fifty counties in Mississippi will be or ganized in the corn club this year and that 10,000 boys and 3,000 girls will be in the corn club and home culture clubs for 1910. It is a great showing for our state and one that should be the source of much satis faction to all who would see our peo ple prosper. As the writer .has said on every occasion before Mississippi audiences, it is the greatest move ment inaugurated in the state dur ing the past decade. From a bulletin recently issued by the United States Department of Ag riculture on boys and girls clubs, the following data is taken: State Counties Membership Organized. . . . . 6 390 Alabama .. Arkanasas.50 3,000 350 9 Georgia. Louisiana . . .. Mississippi . . . North Carolina Oklahoma . . .. •J South Carolina ... 7 Tennessee Texas . . Virginia . It will be noted from this that Mis sissippi had more boys in the work last year than any other southern state and only two states in the Un ■* ion reported more, New York and " Nebraska. With our ten thousand for the present year we will expect to remain in the lead for this section. It is a work that deserves the en couragement of everybody. 1,140 6,000 350 2,030 . .14 .30 . 9 40 300 800 4 1,760 2,500 _41 11 Four firemen were injured by a falling wall at Vicksburg while fight blaze that caused Ing ( a compress $10,000 loss. A movement was launched to hold fair, in Clarke county. a The reported sale of the Meridian Railroad plant was denied Electric by the vice president. dub boys of today will in Missis The corn be the men of tomorrow The preparation they are re sippi. ceiving for the battles of life, mean that the future greatness of our old state will be assured. colonies of bees on each. „ farm and given moderate attention, would insure a supply of honey for and probably a few pound». A few home use for sale to 1©3S provident neighbors, do well in Mississippi if they given any attention whatever. Bees are If the money and time that will In the ooming political he spent struggle oould he commanded for a campaign of agricultural betterment Mississippi, the old state would times such as have never before been experienced. Imagine for your self Just what it woqld mean and > what the result would be. But It ean't be commanded and that is the end IL in see Mississippi might at least, raise enough broom corn to make brooms sweeping th «floors in the »täte, Oim Club Results. The results obtained by the boys in their corn club work should be especially interesting to those with this great ] As an example of what who are in sympathy movement. ig being done, the following letter from Supt. Geo. B. Parker of Clarke , °° •■T , he 'boyTwrn'"clubs (or Clarke ! The bojs corn c j county (or 1009 enro led 238 boya. :sions The year was exceedi g y able to the growth ot corn add n any became discouraged and droppeu out. and made their exhibits at Quitman on October 24th. awarded as follows: Best yield, L. L. Culpepper, 137.S the of the for the However, over forty persevered The prizes were bushels. Second, Everette Ivy, 101.6 bush els. - 210 glrls were enrolled, o ffer ed for embroidery, drawQ work designing, hand-sewing, dJ and darning a nd cooking. Best ten ears, Vernon Red; second best, George Brewer, with ears, Earl Broshler. yield of all reporting was 60.1 stalk Best The av day erage bushels per. acre. The men's corn club enrolled about hundred members and exhibits were made on the same day as the the same proportion The best Pura Smith. 87 one boys, about holding out to the end. yield went to F. bushels and the second to John M. Carmichael with 66 bushels, exhibit, Pura Smith. The girl's home improvement club organized in connection with the ed. the in to Best Exhibits were made In connection » county educational ra lly March 2 6th with 149 contestants, ^ the various llnes The A ^ share of the j the rural schools. In offered for ; cooke^ ^ CQoked ■ corn and ltB productS) and was i e L P ula Thornt0 n for » ,twenty-six dishes, an ex W the ^rTslnthemum contest. The ex j hibits were made in November and advance in all " a „ of J* e ' wri . t er' S pleasure to be . t rmitman on ^ th a Upt 19 f h when the*clubs were There ^ reorganized io' * * S P tbe year's work boys especi, u * »„entrions was begun under the most auspicious on We will try up a circumstances. Indications at present are, that Mississippi is to undergo the most strenuous and exciting campaign in its political history during the next This is to be sin twelve months, cerely regretted by every one who would see the state continue to pros per and advance along material lines Ours has been free from such con ditions heretofore, but like niany of the other states, it has come at last and will greatly Interfere with this splendid work of development 1 that was progressing so nicely. The man with a little farm and a living at home will feel the effect of it much less than others and Mississippi be state of small farmers, will ing a undoubtedly be less affected than others have been. Aji extensive campaign for mem berf.hip by the Farmers' Union will be inaugurated in a short while. It is expected by the officers to increase the male membership In the state during the year to 40,000 or more. Every man interested should join the Union and add .his mite to its success. in farming There is a considerable increase in the demand for Mississippi lands by people from other sections of the A number of companies country. have been formed for the purpose of colonizing lands and the inquiries from home-seekers is several times larger than ever before. While the boll weevil may not se riously interfere with you this year, would it not be well to prepare for his coming in advance. The man who does beforehand what he will have to do after the weevil comes, will not seriously inconvenienced >by his to en be advent. Seed cérn to be sold in the ear Is unusually scarce this year. The de far exceeds the supply and farmers to select mand should encourage good seed corn to sell next year. The demand for It on the ear is growing rapid rate and offers a good field for a profitable business. at a Mississippi institutions should by Mississippi syrup and all means use aid li creating a market for the ex cellent article we produce. It would to do this, even if the little above what a be economy price was just a the glucose compounds could bought for. be hold thousand boys in Mississippi learning the lesson of good farm Thrèe thousand girls Ten are ing this year. learning the lesson of making these boys a-proper helpmeet. an> will T.he exodus of Mississippi people to other states seeking a livelihood has about stopped, and it should stop Mississippi offers as re old altogether, much to the man seeking a home as state in the Union. any The farmers' institute riot only carries the results of experiment sta tion work direct to the people, but a meeting of this character for the dis cussion of subject of general inter est is bound to result in good In many ways. each. for they Mississippi led every state in the South last year in the number of boys in the' corn club work. Can't we do juet as well this year and if it is possible, a little better? will a and It the It looks at present as if the sheep killing dog is to be allowed to flour ish and the sheep industry to remain dormant. The law suggested, which allows counties to adopt if they de sire,' would be taken advantage of considerable number of coun raise by ties that desire to engage in sheep »täte, raising. a THE STATE LEGISLATURE <> THE housk Wood ottered a resolution re quiring the House to hold two ses :sions ^ The resolutlon was amended by Mr. Caldwell to become lïe a „ er , w0 days , and Kas Mr. would road suits other finally S. House cities The the H. 1000 ment, ported than of cepted county The red mittee the sioners were S. for seers cou adopted. Mr. Wood introduced a concurrent resolution extending the thanks of the Senate and House to the Board of Trade and citizens of Meridian, officers of the East Mississippi In sane Asylum, faculty and students of the I. I. V. C. and A. and M. College, for courtesies extended members of the Legislature during their recent trip. Bills Passed. H. B. No. 65—To make Lee's birth day a legal holiday, was passed. H. B. No. 426—To prohibit thé manufacture, sale or use of sound mufflers on firearms was also pass ed. H. B. No. 128—Relative to muni cipal elections was called up and the Senate amendments concurred in. H. B. No. 28—Relative to trans poitation of pupils when schools arc consolidated was also taken up and the Senate amendments concurred in. H. B. No. 397—Requiring glnners in the' Mississippi levee district to furnish the seceretary of the Levee Board with a weekly report of all Cotton ginned, was next passed. H. B. No. 399—Authorizing the Mississippi Levee Commission to is sue refunding bonds was passed. H. B. No. 228—To amend section 2748, Code of 1906, authorizing mem bers of the legislature to perform the marriage ceremony. By unanimous consent and owing to the importance of the measure the bill was sent to the Senate immedi ately on its passage by the House. Chairman G. L. Jones, then called several local and private bills, finally digent mous gives of of pose. up pay Daily pers ing at which were passed. A telegram from the teachers of Scott county asked the House to vote on the summer normal bill. The teachers of Claiborne county sent In numerously signed petition in be half of the establishment of a sum mer normal school. The following House local and prL vate bills were read a third time and Nos. 445, 446, 447, 448, a ous Dr. tee, ture lines 318, and passed: 190, 441, 425, 335, 255. 427, 256, and the following Senate bills: Nos. 110, 194, 191, 206, 159, 188, 95, T67, 203. Mr. Stackett called up Senate bill No. 26, providing for two Supreme Court commissioners to aid t.he pres ent members of that tribunal in clear ing the docket. Mr. Stackett explain ed the bill, which had been exten sively discussed by the Senate. It was finally passed. Mr. Anderson called up the motion reconsider vote by which the bill providing for purchase of 2000 addi tional acres of land by the penlten ed n al au ardl an amfwy an anann tiary trustees was passed, and moved to table the motion, which prevailed. The bill providing for improving public lands passed. The bill authorizing boards of su pervisors to purchase additional out for working roads was passed, with amendments providing for election to determine whether the people favored the provision. The bill providing for appointment of a road commissioner by the coun indefinitely postponed after to ry sin fits an ties was some discussion. amendment to the code divid ing the public roads into , links for convenience In working them was ery, ers in An of adopted. The appropriation for maintamce of the blind institute was passed. Several bills were introduced and the usual committee reports were se for not his presented. Mr. Yates introduced a resolution as the the ed, fixing Saturday. March, 12, date for the Legislature to visit the State University under the resolu tion adopted * by the Senate and House. Enrolled Bills The Committee on reported several bills, which were signed by the Speaker. , Mr. Yewell' introduced a resolu requiring the House to meet at Is de ly The tlon, ■ 9:30 o'clock beginning Friday. Mr. Cavitt introduced a resolution authorizing the proper authorities to the Carnegie donation to the acc©pt educational institution of the State, which was adopted. * S. B. No. .6—Providing for county depositories, was called up. The sev eral amendments to the bill were adopted by the House. Mr Johnson offered an amend ment requiring the Treasurer to de posit drainage and other funds with the regular county funds, which was by and ex the be girls adopted. The bill was then passed. S B. No. 152 —Providing for an additional Assistant Attorney-gener al, was next taken up. „„ r WOULD INCREASE CAPITAL. stop as Report ' Urges Raise to $200,000,000. recommendation Trust Telephone as New York.—A that the capital stock of the Ameri can Telephone and Telegraph Com pany, the so-called telephone trust, be increased to $500,000, is contain ed in'the company's annual report, but other than to say that the corn desired to be "forehanded ' no is given fof the proposed in of $200,000,000. SCALE COMMITTEE HAS IT. only sta a dis inter In pany reason crease the of Can't it Settle the Controversy of Soft Coal Miners. - Cincinnati.—The demands of the miners of the central competitive field for ah Increase In wg#çe are the hands of the scale CominRtee appointed by the conference of min ers and operators In session here. What this committee agrees upon probably will be the ultimate agree ment between the operators and the In Ohio, Indianâ and May de of coun union miners P AXtnMVÎ V ÖJ» Iä-. - by at Mr. Holmes said the new assistant would serve as attorney for the rail road commission, while the various suits pending against railroads and other corporations would practically the entire attention of an additional attorney, finally passed. S. B. No. 11—Providing for city depositories, was amended by Jthe House committee, making it apply to cities operating under any charter. The amendments were adopted and the bill passed. H. B. No. 147.—Providing for registration of deaths In all towns of 1000 population or over. Mr. Rencher offered an amend ment, that bodies might be trans ported where death occurs other than in cities or towns, regardless of the act. The amendment was ac cepted and the bill passed. Mr. Franklin called up the bill providing for the establishment of county agricultural high schools. The House amendment was concur red in and the bill passed. Various accounts, amounting to $287.74, were allowed by the Com mittee on Contingent Expenses and the committee report adopted. Court Commissioners. Mr. Anderson called up the bill creating two supreme court commis sioners and the House amendments were concurred In. S. B. No. 118, relating to the time for the appointment of road over seers and the making of reports in cou ties having two districts, was passed. require The bill was ry by of ly Relief Bill Passed. H. B. 469—For the relief of in digent citizens of Wesson, by unani mous consent was passed. It simply gives authority to the Wesson board of aldermen of donating $500 out of the city treasury for that pur pose. A resolution by Mr. McDowell, to pay for the Clarion-Ledger a nd the Daily News $67 each for daily pa pers was adopted without a dissent ing vote. SENATE—Forty-ninth »ay. The bill providing for the estab lishment of a state charity hospital at Jackson was passed after numer efforts to change the location. ous Dr. Rodgers of the House Commit tee, author of the bill, said Jackson had been selected after ma ture consideration by reason of its overwhelming railroad advantages, lines radiating in nine directions and others sure to come. Mr, Franklin called up bill No. 318, fixing salaries of state officers, judges, chancellors and legislators, and as chairman of the Committee explained the bill which finally passed.. that Finance Executive Session. Appointment of Hon. W. A. Hen circuit judge of the seventh ry as circuit court district, was confirmed. Commissioners of the Yazoo- Mis sissippi Delta Levee District. For Tunica County.—Holmes Hes Roblnsonville, J. T. Lowe of sin of Tunica. Quitman County— S. M. Marks, of Marks. Tallahatchie Townes, of Glendora. Coahoma County—J. D. Smith, of Grove, J. N. Cutrere of Clarks C. County—Ben Green dale. Holmes Coqnty— B. G. Peffer of Montgom Lexington. Yazoo County— L. G. ery, of Yazoo City. Sunflower County— W. H. Caroth ers of Indianola. Fifitleth »ay. of The most important feature this day's legislative work was the final passage of the inter-insurance bill. bill nullifies the decision of the Supreme Court recently render ed, which practically put the interin companies out of business in this state. The hill was fought by companies and The surance was the old line strongly backed by tjie lumber inter ests of the state. The lumber con cerns get the main benefit from the it affords them a cheap at Mr. Anderson offered a concur rent resolution that the governor invite some member of the Commis sion on Uniform State Legislation to address a joint session, at some fu ture date, upon the subject o( uni form state legislation, and especial ly concerning uniform sales, stock transfers negotiable instruments, transiers, negoimu ware house receipts, etc. It was concerns, as form of mutual insurance. to the Resolutions. de was adopted. Mr. Breland called up the concur rent resolution providing for an in officers and spection of all state granting permission to employ an expert accountant - . It was adöpted. Mr. Harper moved to reconsider. received unanimous an Mr. McDowell LAUGHLIN A SUICIDE. Brother-in-Lavr of President Died by : Own Hand. Pittsburg, Pa.— Suicide 4 by shoot ing caused the. death of Thomas Mc K. Laüghlin, the assistant treasurer of -the Jones & Laughlin Steel Com pany and a brother-in-law of Presi dent Taft The confirmation of many to thU eRect was made by Coroner Samuel C Jamison after Coroner Samuel^L^^ ^ ^ corn no in rumors visit to Mr. V^oodlawn Road. WARRANT FOR D. R. FRANCIS. Accused with Others of Falling to Make Tax Returns. at. Louis—Warrants for the arrest as sä'äää d". F»n£, jIu Soft the are min here. upon agree the and were consent to Indefinitely postpone his three-fourths jury verdict bill, as it had been declared unconstitutional g and as he had offered a resolution to amend the constitution. For Relief of Wesson. Mr. Rowan obtained consent to , take up the bill providing for the relief of indigent and suffering citi zens of Wesson, and it was passed by a unanimous vote. Fifty-first »ay. A joint memorial service was held at night in honor of Senators Bar and Sample, the House being in vited to participate. Appropriate res olutions were adopted and eulogies delivered. it of at in ry Bills Passed. The most significant and import ant act of the day was the passage by the Senate of a bill appropriating $50,000 for each of the years 1910 and 1911, for use of the Live Stock Sanitary Board in eradicating the cattle tick evil from Infected coun ties of the state. The board made splendid progress last year and the year previous on a limited appro priation, apd with $50,000 for each of the ensuing years, It Is believed they will be able to push the quar antine line way down below Cen tral Mississippi, if it does not entire ly free the state. Mr. McLaurin called up the Foster bill, authorizing the inspection of public utilities by corporate authori ties, and it was passed. —Appropriating $92,000 for the support of the sailors, sol diers, widows, etc., in the Beauvoir Home was considered item by item 07 iu i S. B. and passed. S. B. 128—'Making a donation of Home $2500 for the Old Ladies' was passed. S. B. 100—Providing for better sanitary conditions in inns and ho tels was called up, and after House amendments had been concurred in the bill passed. County Bill Passed. S. B. 209—Providing for the crea tion of George county out of parts of Jackson and Green. Mr. Franklin of the Thirty-first moving to recon sider. The Senate at 1:20 went into ex ecutive session and confirmed the ap pointem<nt of J. L. Haley of Itta ; Bena as commissioner of the Yazoo Mississippi Delta Levee District; also that of E. K. Holloway of DeSoto county for the same district, pointment of Dr. J. M. Buchanan Meridian, superintendent of the East Mississippi Insane Asylum, was Ap of also confirmed. The resolution authorizing teach es in the University, Agricultural and Mechanical College, Industrial institute and College to accept the of the Carnegie , foundation for-the advancement of teaching for their superannuated teachers and w r ho have taught twenty continuously was adopt- j ! A resolution by Mr. Logan limit ing all future addresses to five min utes and prohibiting absence, ex pont nr two-thirds vote was tabled. oubiect to call l resolution 'inviting Senator Jas. to address the legislature benefit teachers five years ed. Gordon w r as adopted. The bill for expense of trip to Me Columbus and Agricultural Mechanical College was present of ridian, and ed and allowed. of Franklin of the Finance the university few Senator Committee, called up support bill, which with but changes was passed. S. B. No. 40—Authorizing an in of the salary of the Supreme read a third of crease Court stenographers was time and finally passed. S. B. No. 5.—To make an appro the support of Indigent and their widows, was pass priatlon for soldiers ed. of S. B. No. 193—To create the new county of Walthall, failed to pass. H B No. 288.—Making an appro and beautify tha priatlon to improve Executive Mansion and other pur poses, was passed. bill providing for separate -for white finally of in by The sleeping and dining cars and colored patrons, passéd. . H. B. No. 482—^'-Which provides j for ten, instead oY eight, chancery an anoaol was the districts will beu an new court districts was passed. The new districts will he' as follows: Ninth, Washington, Sunflower, g j. arke y Warren counties; 8lmpgon ' La wrence, Jeff Davis, Cov ln ^. on Marion, Lamar and Pearl to Rlyer è oun ties. fu- B—Authorizing interest on spe uni- * * arr ££° r wa , ® aBse d. 163— Making an appropria • ' ^ ata te text book tlon OI ,, commision was passed. was ^ ^ munlclpa l to issue bonds up to 7 Issaquena, Tenth, The in and authorities per cent provided 20 cent of the peo ple do not protest, in which event an election must be ordered under amendment was passed. To créât» the counTy of an Walthall was passed; an S. B. 193 BOGOTA QUIET. Trouble in Colombian Capital Seems To Be Over. Bogota, Columbia.—i'he city U quiet, following the anti-American demonstration directed against the owned street railway is The minister of by Mc Com- American strictly boycotted, many foreign affairs called at the A- me by can Legation and apologized for the a behavior of the mob. American Min ^ ^ Northcott . s handling of the sit uation was magnificent. SUICIDES IN^PRI&ON CELL. ed Girl Because Wie Broke Off Engagement to Marry Him. to arrest T , sHää jIu Alta. cau„t y Jail (ro m «ÜW Kill Sanford Love, eROWN'SWEllS PURCHASED g New Company. Will be . COUNTY EMPLOYS AGRICULTURIST into cians to pro his ence Much Improved Falling Limb Kills Logger. Cars Manufactured by Hattiesburg Shops. Robber Gets a Bag of Money. A deal has been concluded taking over Brown's Wells, the celebrated Copiah county health resort and wa tering place, the Ridgely Interests having been bought in for $35,000, it was stated, and the new company, with a capital of $50,000, is to ex pend the difference over the cost price in making many Immediate im provements. This resort is near Haz elhurst, and, being about ten miles from the station, It Is the intentio of the new company to build a fine road and operate an automobile line from the depot to the wells. Chief Clerk S. J. Thigpen of the Hotel Carroll In Vicksburg, who has been at the desk of this well-known hotel for nine years, is among the list of stockholders Un the new Brown's Wells Company, and he Is to be gen eral manager of the resort. To Employ Agriculturist. The petition presented to the Board of Supervisors asking that a department of agriculture be estab lished In Forrest county has been favorably acted upon. Representative Moss of the United States Depart ment of Agriculture happened to be in Hattiesburg and explained to the board that the United States govern ment has made a large appropriation for agricultural purposes and pré poses to employ a man In Forrest county to -look after farming Inter ests. The government will pay this man $37.50 per month for eight months each year, and the Board of Supervisors agrees to employ the same man at the same salary. army at may park were was sit der he he ers the ny. ing in out ; ta, Shops Torn Out New Box Cars. The Mississippi Central shops at Hattiesburg have just turned out ten new box cars for the New Or leans and Northeastern Railroad Company. A contract for 100 new cars will be let in a few days, and it is confidently expected the work will he given the Mississippi Central. Cotton Seed Meal Adulterated. ed. of ! ! to Judge Wilkinson delivered a spe- | cial charge to the grand jury at j jj a g no H a) requesting it to investi gate tkQ adulteration of cotton seed j mea | t and j nd j c t those responsible j or R R wag asce rtained that such prac ti ces bad been carried on in tke coun ty j -.- : Judge Cook, in charging the Hinds j County grand jury at Jackson, di ! rected that investigation be made of j the report that improper influences ! were brought'to hear on some mem bers of the legislature during the c ena t,orial contest, and that some of j the lawmakers gambled. ! -- Dogger Killed by Falling Limb, j J. R. Franklin, a logger at Honea wells camp, pear Sherard, was sit- ; ting in his skiff felling a tree which, when falling, struck, a dead limb on j nearby tree, knocking it off. struck and killed him instantly. j ; It a The Mississippi Supreme Court re- i versed and remanded the case of W. H Hardy, Jr., former cashier of the Bank of Meadville, declaring the Lincoln county court should have fl sustained an exception and applica •- Parson Wallace, a negro preacher, j seriously v/oünded in a desperate tion for a new trial. was encounter at Greenwood with Po liceman J. W. Slack, whom he shot j through the wrist. He was later tak en from the jail and lynched. The Hinds County grand jury may summon Ex-Governor Vardaman to j give testimony regarding the charges j of corruption during the legislative session. Mr. Carruthers was elected presi dent of the .Yazqo-Mississippi Wee j Board, the policies of Governor Noel b ei ng ignored. Fourteen persons were injured in a collision between Valley trains at Phillips, Miss. l 7 Colonel P. L. Dickason, of Chica Btrtcken with apoplexy at go, was Pass Christian. Senator Leroy Percy went from New Orleans to New York by steam er. The Mississippi Medical College at Meridian will erect a new building and hospital costing $75,000. McComb expects to have a government building. Fire at Philadelphia, Miss., caused $12,000 loss. * peo of fine Creamery Project Meets Favor. One-fifth of the necessary stock for the Natchez Creamery has been sub scribed and no special effort has yet secure subscriptions. U the is of the Min sit been made to Twenty thousand dollars is needed for the establishment and operation of the creamery. The stock is to be issued In series of four shares each, of $50 value. Pensacola and The Memphis, Northwestern Railroaâ Is to build through Mississippi. Bneak Thief Gets Bag of Money, the fish and oyster packing estab lishment of Üïysee Desporte, in Bi loxi, was entered by a professional sneak thief, and & bag containing about $850, was $845 in two other bags in the safe, but in some way they were overlooked. Off There secured, Love, were Harris Not Guilty. A JkTy at Forest having under con sideration the case of Joe Harri», charged with murder, brought in a verdict of not guilty. mcymrrrnmvmn Wire Flashes Senator Root threw a bombshell into the ranks of New York politi cians by practically ordering them to elect Senator Hinmaa president pro tern, of the senate. Woodruff and his friends had framed up a confer ence to put Cobb through. Estrada is u able to muster an to defend Bluefields, which is army at the mercy of any force Madriz may sond against it. Madriz released several prisoners. Strikers were unable to hold ball park meeting, and when they at tempted to march on the City Hall scattered by police. State Fed referred a state-wide were eration has movement to local unions for vote. Overwhelming demand for arbi tration of Philadelphia par strike, was pressed on authorities and tran sit company, and appeals made to governor and president to assist in movement. Dr. B. C. Hyde, charged with mur der and attempted murder in the Swope case, was released from the Kansas City jail after furnishing $100,000 bond. The trial will likely he held April 11. Serious run on Cleveland Savings Bank was started by timid foreign but Governor Herrick announced he believed that the trouble was over. ers Former Mayor Josiah Quincy, of Boston and Peter Barlow were ac cused of misapropriating $25,000 of the Honduras Agricultural Compa ny. Strike breakers angered at ston ing of car. ran wildly through the street, shooting into bystanders, and wounding six. There was no change in strike situation. Earl D. Thomas blew his brains out in Colorado Springs, He was a son of after a General spree. Thomas. While rioting continued in Bogo ta, all Americans took refuge in the Legation which is securely protect ed. France is stirred by revelations of defalcations in church property receivership^ and the church contro has been reopened. versy The Siberian exile system given a death blow by the Douma which cut down apropriation for the was system. New York Republicans are split ! wide open, and the fight for leader ship between Root and Woodruff is ! to the finish. | j j miles in Georgia by a posse for kill ing a white man. His wife stabbed another white man. j Roy Witherspoon, sawmill : man wag sbot by a Baldwin 'County mok while protecting negro work j ! j New York, ! Thugs assalted the paymaster of the Drexel Coal Company at Pitts j burg and ro bbed him of $4.000. jj rg D e ii a Jones Davis Connally ; comm - tted suicid e at Memphis on ac counb 0 f trouble over a lawsuit, j Love Randall was trailed fifteen fore the Francis G. Bailey, chief of j Goldsboro piratical cruiser, was con ; vlcted on grand larceny charge in Tobias F. Guiren a student from ' Oscar, La., attempted suicide in Chi cago. It Roy Witherspoon, who was shot Pensacola, by Louis Donelson,' i near died. Iowa farmer told höw he hod been fl e8ced out of $9,000 by Mabray gaBg i n New Orleans. T. K. McLaughlin, brother-in-law j of Mrs. Taft died sudenly in Pitts burg j at Hot Springs, but all deny any significance to trips, Democratic leaders are gathering Shores, Harris and Marsh, three of the fake wrestling and race fakirs pleaded guilty at Council Bluffs. A giant automobile mamtfactur combination is being financed to j j ers' by Morgan. Trial of Francis G. Bailey In New York brought out much of the Golds boro history. Retail lumbermen of seven states, including Louisiana and Mississippi, organized at Memphis. in at acquitted, but exiled Tchoksaivsky was his woman companion was from Russia. Ex-Vice President Fairbanks was dined In London by Amricans and Englishmen. Mrs. Harriet Gaby was cremated in burning of her home at Bennetts ville, S. C. James M. Dayle. bank teller ab sconded from Savannah with $9,900. A family of ten negroes was cre mated near Roxboro, N. C. ; Allds investigation goes over lo March 22. Senator Daniel is reported aa Im proving. at at fine Two paymasters for mines were _ in eastern Ohio, one killed another badly wounded, while for sub yet held up and thieves got $5,600. firemen on Demands of 25,000 Western and Southern roads for in crease resulted in several confer ences in Chicago. York Republicans failed be * New again to settle on candidate for the presidency of the senate. Democratic leaders at conference in San Antonio launched a plan to Culberson for president. and boom A negro who assaulted six little girls was sentenced to ninety-nine in the penitentiary at Kansas Bi the were years City, J. C. Mabray and gang of fake wrestling promoters were placed on trial, and confederates gave whole scheme away. Charge is now made against Dr. Eÿde that he got his wife to make a will in his favor, and then tried to get her to undergo an operation. Strike of paper mill operatives bo serious and three companies of con a came militia were called out.