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flanager of County Farn» Charges jk. That Majority of Grand Jury In vestigating Commktaa - Wnr Drunk. Wilsonville, July 6, 1914. To Hon. Board of Supervisors of Claiborne County. Gentlemen;—After reading re port of grand jury and later the coramenLof editor of Reveilie, I feel called upon to reply to some parts of their statements. The flue* of county jail was in bad condition at one time, caused by building settling some, but was repaired, and the superintendent saw each night before retiring that no fire was in the jail. The black, smoky place in jail was caused by smoke of lantern and not by fire. But after learning that two of the committee were so much under the influence of whisky, I would not have been at all surprised if they had reported the jail afire. To show that they were seeing double they state that the county jail was used to store feed stuff, etc., when there was never one pound of feed •tuff or provisions of any kind ever In the county jail. There was one bushel of fine planting seed set in the jail, by the door, for a few days only. There is a fresh bucket of water put in the jail each night; bucket is clean with clean dipper in same, and water drawn from well the manager uses from. Now, in regard to the jail being poorly ventilated; There is no better ventilated room in the coun ty. The jail is located, as you know, where sun never strikes same, there being two large walnut trees and one large pecan tree around same. County health of ficer says the jail is located in an idea! place. I would not reply to this, but as I agreed to furnish good, suitable jail, I feel that your honorable body should not feel badly over this report, as the majority of the committee was in no shape to ex amine anything; and I hope in fu ture when a foreman of grand jury selects his men for making such investigations, he will select men who will conduct themselves in a way that they will be an honor to the body they represent. I request this report be published and can back up every statement in it. Very truly, THOS. R. TRIM. C. AND P. CLUB NOTES. JXNNIK M. BERRY, Collaborator, My Dear Girls: I hope that all of you whose fathers take the Progressive Farm er have read the July 4th number. It is so full of club activities, schools and community work that it cannot fail to be inspiring. What I have tried to stress ever since I have been at the bead of this work is cooperation. One working for a thing will not do much good, but get an organization and all work for the same thing and even a small group of girls can accomp lish wonders. There Is a little paper—Community Building—that comes to my desk. It is so full of good things that I am going to ask the editor to send a copy to the president of each of my clubs. He promises if we can get up a club of ten subscribers he will give us clnbbing rates; the regular price 1 Is 50 cents. Our club work is going to be r« organized, and in time we hope to see it embrace many other subjects F besides canning and poultry. Your county agent is going to take a coarse in home economics, and she has a vision of the time when some sort of instruction in domestic sei I ence—sewing, etc., for the girls It and manual training for the boys •—will be given in each county I school. We will want to get the mothers I interested in onr club work, espec ially the poultry end of the line. JL There is no reason why each dis* S trict could not have a cooperative f egg selling association; pledge H itself to sell only strictly fresh Ü eggs, and get a good price the year II around. In the reports of some of A 4he couoty agents each local club Hlvas working for money to give as H gprizes in their club. I think this a ä ! very good idea, as it promotes ■ icommunitv pride, and encourages fl ^unselfishness. I J know that we have had many Ä * découragements, but "let's can H v/i»&t we can." I am going to gi plant some tomato seed tomorrow, ®fn hopes that I may yet get a sea The Live Stock Industry. Three years of distressingly ! high priced meats, with beef sell ing at from 20 to 25 cents and pork 15 to 20, one can't help but wonder if the butcher and market mau is making all profit and the stock grower is getting nothing. An interview with the butcher and be tells us he cam't afford to sell any lower, not even on native grown meats, because of the price he has to pay. Then, there cer tainly must be money in growing stock, and good money, too. We bave interviewed scores and scores of farmers and land owners and they are unanimous in agreeing there is good money in growing live stock, but the majority of the farmers qualify their statement by adding, "if we were prepared to grow stock," and there you are. This is the best and most natural live stock country in the world. With green pastures from nine to ten months of the year, a> heavy growth of native grasses, corn, sorghum, cow peas, soy beans, bermuda, crimson clover, oats, barley, iespedeza or nearly any thing else grown in America, and the work of dividing the fields, building silos and sheds and the preparation is made for a business that is as far ahead of cotton in profit and wealth building as can be imagined. Live stock growing not only brings more money for the time and money invested, but it brings money in at all times of the year.—Tallahatchie Herald. of I in Surprising Cure of Stomach Trouble. When you have trouble with your stomach or chronic consti pation, don't imagine that your case is beyond help just because your doctor fails to give yon relief. Mrs. G. Stengle, Plainfield, N. J., writes, "For over a month past I have been troubled with mv stom ach. Everything I ate upset it terribly. One of Chamberlain's advertising booklets came to me. After reading a few of the letters from people who had been cured by Chamberlain's Tablets, I decided to try them. I have taken nearly three-fourths of a package of them and can now eat almost everything that I want, dealers. For sale by all i i fAdvl Good Hog Record. One full blooded Poland CbiDa sow, owned by Miss Viola Burns, Yazoo City, Route 3, has found twenty-six pigs in seven months and teD days, she found thirteen fine pigs, and again last Friday, June 26, she found thirteen more fine pigs, The mother of these pigs is only two years and three months old. She has found three litters of pigs. There were ouly six in the first litter, making 32 in ail. She is as pretty a sow as any one need to see; just like a picture. She will weigh now about 400 Some of her pigs last year dressed 200 pounds at one year old. owner raised and sold from this sow last year $100 worth of hogs and has thirteen bead to sell this year if nothing happens to them. —Yazoo Sentinel. On November 16 I Her A Good Investment. W. D. Magil, a well known merchant of Whitmound, Wis., bought a stock of Chamberlain's medicine so as to be able to supply them to his customers. After re ceiving them he was himself taken sick and says that one small bottle of Chamberlains Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy was worth more to him than the cost of his entile stock of these medicines. For sale by all dealers. fAdvl CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. Hit Kind Yob Hare Always Bought Bears the Signature of Standard Packers' Cans With 2 1-16 inch openiugs and solder hemmed caps 2 ponnd size, in lots of less than 100 100 to 500. 500 or over. 3 pound size, in lots of less than 500. 3.00 500 or over.. Wire Solder, 35c per pound. Circular Capping Steels, $2.25 each. Soldering Fluid, 30c per quart. Above prices good until July 1st. Subject to change after that date. $2.50 per 100 <( 2.25 u 2.00 << u 2.75 CLAIBORNE HARDWARE CO. Teleohone 431 County School Board. The Claiborne County School Board will hold its annual meeting Saturday, July 25th. T. V. RUSH, President. State of Ohio, City of Toledo, Lucas County. Frank J. Cheney makes oath that he is senior partner of the firm of F. J. Cheney & Co., doing business in the City of Toledo, County and State aforesaid, and that said firm will pay the sum of FIVE ÔUNDRED DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of HALL'S CATARRH CURE. FRANK T. CHENEY Sworn to before me and sub scribed in my presence, this 6th day of December, A. D. 1886. A. W. Gleason, Notary Public. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken in ternally and acts directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the system. Send for testimonials, free. 1 ss (Seal) Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation. [Adv] If you have cattle for sale, see We will pay highest market Taylor & Bunting. us. price. THERE'S NO SENSE IN TAKING CALOMEL Dodson's Liver Tone will fix up your liver safely and won't "knock you out'' a day. A man-feels very little like working and a child don't want to go to school when bilious or constipated. If you try calomel to cure you, the chances are that you will be so weakened by its after effects that you will be laid up for two or three days more So we say "Don't take Calomel!" You can get a perfect remedy to take the place of Calomel at Pope Drug Co. that is guaranteed to re lieve canstipation and liven up the liver just as quickly as calomel, without any of the bad after-effects of calomel. The name, of this medicine is Dodson's Liver Tone. It is a pleasant tasting vegetable tonic that mildly stimulates the liver and causes it to work just right without any danger of sal ivation. If it doesn't fully satisfy you, you may have your money back from the store where you bought Dodson's. fAdvl Notice. The Board of Election Commis sioners will meet at the Court House on the Third Monday (20th) of this month for the purpose ol revising the registration hooks and transacting any other business which may come before them Any one having any business be fore said board are hereby notified to meet them on that date. w. f.;marschalk, Chairman. Port Gibson, Miss , July 9, 1914. THEY ALL DEMAND IT Port Gibson Like Every City and Town in the Union, Receives It. People with kidney ills want to be cured. When one suffers the tortures of an aching back, relief is eagerly sought for. There are many remedies today that relieve, but do not cure. Doan's Kidney Pills have brought lasting results to thousands Here Is Port Gib son evidence of their merit. I suffered from kidney and bladder complaint, "says Eddie Gradick, tinsmith and carpenter, of Port Gibson." I often became so lame and sore that I could hard ly get out of bed without catching hold of something. There was a burning sensation when I passed the kidney secretions Nothing ever gave me relief, and when I was persuaded to use Doan's Kid ney Pills I did. I soon knew that I had found the right medicine for the complaint. Six boxes of Doan's Kidney Pills entirely cured me. U. lic. he er the the in the for a < t f Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't simply ask for kidney remedy— get Doan's Kidney Pills—he same that Mr. Gradick had. Foster* Milbnrn Co. Props , Buffalo, N Y. f Advj ICAN MARINES PERFORM GREAT IRK AS UNITED STATES POUGE At Outbreak of the Spanish War There Were 2,500 of Them, Today They Number 10,000 With 345 Officers Under Com mand of Major General Barrett, the Only General Of ficer of Marines Have Numerous Nicknames. / By J08EPH MEDILL PATTER90N# Special Correspondent of the Chicago Tribune at Vera Cruz. Vera Cruz.—The marines are the tip of Uncle Sam's sword. They en ter places first. There are 10,000 of them and 346 of ficers, under Major General Barrett. He Is the only general officer In the service. At the outbreak of the Spanish war there were 2,600 marines. The force has been quadrupled since then. It is likelier to grow more than to con tract. For the marines are our interna tional police, and we are doing more International policing every year—< particularly In Latin-America north of Panama. Since '98 the marines have been with bayonets fixed and rifles loaded for business in Cuba (twice), Porto Rico, the Philippines, China, Santo Do mingo, Colombia, Hayti, Panama, Nic aragua, Mexico. Into some of these places the sol diers did not follow, but wherever the soldiers did go they found the marines had been ahead of them. Contrary to general opinion, only about half the marines live on navy ships. There are three shore regi ments of about fifteen hundred men each, stationed one on the Pacific coast, one on the Atlantic and one on the Gulf of Mexico. Mobility is the essence of the ma rine service. They only take with them what they can carry on their backs. When they serve with the army, the army feeds them food and ammunition. When they serve with the navy the navy "finds" them both. With the army they have army disci pline; for Instance, a man can't be summarily Imprisoned by his officer without trial. When with the navy, Ü k ' : . :: ■ : ■ ÜÜ mm U. 8. Marino With Full Equipment. the marine can be put in jail or the, ship's brig at an officer's nod. Army and navy field artillery are different The marines use both. Th« same "leather neck" in the same year, almost in the same day, may be cav, airy man, cook, coal passer, and col lector of the port for a banana repub lic. He may celebrate the Fourth of July liquorously and then proceed to fight every infantryman he sees, until the Panaman police interfere. Then he will join with the infantryman and attack the Panaman police force with belt and bare hands, and chase it Into, the jail, and besiege it there, until oth er marines on duty come off the ships and rescue the police and arrest their friendB on shore leave. It is muttered low and grumbling in the army that if looting were ever done after a fight it would he done by the marines, because the beggars al ways get there first. It is whispered in Vera Cruz that certain marine pri vates had new Oliver typewriters for sale at $6 apiece after the taking of 1 the naval academy and automatic pis tols for $2, and bottles of perfumery! for 10c. The Mexican naval cadets apparently used perfume instead of water from the quantity of scent found. The market on perfumery was weak, however, dropping to 3 @ 5c. Marines are called "leather necks," sailors "flat feet," Infantry "dough boys," artillery "wagon soldiers, coast artillery "window soldiers." Nickname for cavalry omitted. In Vera Cruz, after the town vu taken, the marines were given the sandhills, the wireless, and the pump ing station to hold. The sandhills form a cordon around behind the city from sea to sea. U. of las M Always Lead to Better Health Serious sickness start in disor ders of the stomach, liver and kid neys. The best corrective and preventive is Dr. King's New Life Pills. They purify the blood— Prevent Constipation, keep Liver, Kidneys and Bowels in healthy condition. Give you better health by ridding the system of ferment ing and gassy foods. Effective and mild, 25c., at your Druggist. Bucklen's Arnica Salve for all Hurts. an I can't imagine a more unpleasant place of residence than the sandhills. They are from 60 to 300 yards high. There is some prickly caotus at the base and a few tropical withered weeds, but on the summits where the marines are there is only sand, sun, and sand lice. The sand is yielding as mud; one goes in above one's ankles at every step, but it is as dry as powdered alum and as hot as war. The sand blows and Sows about al most like little waves of water, and •! mm A I ÏM 4 ►1 mm U. 8. Marines Landing at Vera Cruz« the unending labor of the marines .on the sandhills is to dig the sand out of their trenches again and again and again. The trenches are standing trenches, about 4 feet 6 or 6 feet deep, shored up within by corrugated tin siding and braced with boards. There is no academy for marine offi cers similar to West Point and Annap-, clis. They are appointed from civil life between the ages of twenty-one and twenty-seven, largely by political pull. They are then sent to the marine offi cers' school at Norfolk, Va., where they receive instruction in the tech nique of their profession, not includ ing general educational work, as at West Point or Annapolis. Marine offl-> cers are assumed to have at least a high school education before appoint ment. Whether there should be a four year education for marine officers, and they should be caught younger, as in the other branches of the service, or whether a school within a school for marine officers should be. established at one of the great academies of war, or whether things should be left as they are, are matters which divide de cidedly the opinions of the marine offi cers themselves. The term for enlisted men is four years. For their preliminary training they are sent for sixteen weeks to recruit depots in Norfolk, Va., on the East coast, or Mare island, Cal,, on the West, where they are taught infan try drill, cavalry drill, swimming, bodi sailing, mine planting, sewing, laun dering, boxing, wrestling, horse grooming, signaling, camping, and cooking under field conditions, and TM 1 '<•* * IT I M SMBS? ÏFW ss $3 m «8* !f|S U. 8. Marines Boarding Transport for Vera Cruz. how to point, load, fire, and control three and five-inch guns. Marine officers say pridefully that they reject a larger percentage of ap plicants than any other branch of the service, and have a larger percentage of re-enlistments, including many ex army and navy men. Their ranks, like those of the colored regiments, they say, are always full up. They say the middle westerners are their best men, especially the one-gal las hoys from the Missouri hills. AGENTS WANTED. We want a reliable man or worn in Port Gibson to lo< k after renewals and new subscripMons to Metropolitan, "The Livest ina gazine in America". The work may be done in spare time— a few honrs each week. Liberal pay for whatever time is put in No in vertment or bond required, no pre vious experience necessary. Full instructions *nrt supplies sent free. Give two references. Desk 14, Metropolitan zine, an UGH N t a ■ -j m r % mm QULLN 0T HLAVLN MOUNTAIN,. CAHT0N OST people have read highly colored descriptions of Can ton as a barbarous city. What thé* traveler finds within ,a few yards of the landing stage, 30 miles up the Pearl river from Hong Kong, is a solid row of European buildings, public gardens leading to a series of tennis courts, and a British consulate. Shameen, the narrow island of the con cession, with its churches, its lofty blocks of merchants' offices, Its spa cious tree-shaded boulevards, its hand some International club, and its nu merous official buildings, gives an im mediate feeling of confidence to any Western stranger, writes A, H. Fisher in Illustrated London News. After I had seceured a room at the Victoria hotel, I crossed the creek by the British bridge with two resi dent acquaintances, and entered Chi nese territory, downs, with shops on the ground floor, seemed pushing out into the thronged roadway along which we walked to a part whence I could get a good view of the Water-town. Here a vast popu lation lives in various kinds of craft from small Sahtengs or sand-boats to tiie gaily decorated "Flower boats" with their gold-fretted fronts stuck over with mirrors. M The appearance of the Tall brickrbuilt go A Floating City. Along a narrow wooden footway, built upon piles, we walked for half a mile till we seemed to be in the mid dle of a floating city ; but away, farth er to the west, I could make out an Iron-roofed building, which, I learned, is the terminus of the railway from Samshin to Canton, and a pair of sheerlegs, which marked the position of the Canton-Hankow railway, con nected with the other by a ferry-boat service and likely, ere long, to become the regular route for reaching the Trans-Siberian line. Looking back to wards the town, I had pointed out to me a tall, gray stone building as a pawnshop, an institution -regarded in China as a kind of bank. We how turned away from the creek up a narrow street where all the build ing were wholesale rice stores. Almost every street is set apart for one trade or industry. In Sap-Pat-Po (otherwise Ward 18), however, the chief business street of Canton, the shops were filled with general manufactured goods— German and Japanese clocks, Ameri can soaps, gramophones and sewing machines. Here were strange articles of diet also—edible beetles, giant whelks, bamboo shoots and dried cut tle fish'. There were bankers shak it In or ing coins into trays till each of a hun dred circular depressions was filled, as a way of counting, dealers in old pic tures, a lottery shop, where prizes were being paid out for a lottery late ly drawn, and an ancestral hall or meeting place for some particular clan or. guild. Then came a whole street of the makers of "Old-Age Clothes," as the Chinese call their coffins, and a street of pewter workers, and a street of smiths—and all this time we had only reached a gateway of the outer wall of Canton. Inside this, after passing a small island of shops, we went under the semi-circular arch of the Great West Gateway, where the well was 17 yards thick. We climbed from within on to the the top of the wall, and above there was a sudden peace and quietness. Here and there about the bastions were old British muzzle-loading guns on wood en carriages. On one I read the date 1812, and on another 1816. We fol lowed the top of the wall for some dis tance to the great five-storied par goda, and began to climb it from floor to floor, passing through the flap doors which shut down over the stairs of each. On the fourth floor was the official tea house, and on the upper most a group of figures of Chinese deities. From the balcony a number of people were enjoying the view over the city. In the distance Vose the twin spires of the French cathedral, which the Chinese thought would attract dev ils until they reflected that the second spire neutralized the bad effect of the firat. to ice ly a ing the fire Beyond the city we could see the Pearl river, and near it the Normal college for training Chinese teachers, which stands upon the site of the old examination cells. ried By the lower slopes of the hill called Queen of Heaven Mountain, we found the fa mous City of the Dead, where bodies of defunct Chinese wait in their cof flns, sometimes several years, before the priests are able to determine an Merchants National Bank Of Vicksburg, Miss. Organized duly, 1886 Original Capital -- Accumulated Surplus. .$ 100,000 ........ 350,000 SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Organized July, 1887 $ 50,000 ... 165,000 Original Capital. Earned Capital- « Total Dividends by Combined Banks Paid Stockholder» $ 465,000 ,a a a auspicious day for interment. City of the Dead has many mansions, if by that name may be designated the little rooms, each 10 by 15 feet, with whitewashed brick walls and paved with pale-red tiles. Before the coffin hung a curtain, and in front of this stood an empty chair, a table spread with food and—in the case of a man— tall dolls standing on either side to represent girl attendants. Eggs Eighty Years Old. Near the Flowery Pagoda in the old deer park, formerly part of the Tar tar General's palace grounds, I visited the British Yamen, where English ca dets studying Chinese used to be quar tered before it them ip go to P from the quaint charm of these build ings was the somewhat squalid aspect of the courts of the famous temple of Su Mong Mu. One evening I was shown a number of the fantan gambling houses, ■ in which the banker puts on the table a double handful of the common coins called "cash," and then withdraws them in fours with a small stick, the game being to bet on the last remain ing being either one, two, three or none. At a restaurant my friends en tertained me to a typical Chinese feast Nearly all the dishes were pala table, and several extremely good, es pecially some eggs which were re puted to be eighty years old and tasted like*a glorified almond paste. The became customary for 'eking. Very different WORSHIP A SPURIOUS RELIC "Tooth" of Buddha, Venerated by Mil lions, Not the Sacred Object It ie Believed to Be. At Kandy, In Ceylon, is kept Buddha's tooth, which is the object of the unbounded reverence of more than four hundred million people. When this holy molar was brought to Ceylon in the sixteenth century, Kandy was only # a mountain village. Now thousands of pilgrims go every year to the gorgeous temple where the tooth reposes, bringing gifts of every kind, gold and silver ornaments, coins, jewels and even fruit and flow ers. The kings of Burma and Siam send annual contributions toward the support of this temple that holds the _ sacred relic, which has a rather strange history. It is said to have been the left eye tooth of Buddha and to have been taken from his ashes 2,600 years ago. For centuries It was the marriage, dower going with certain favored princes. In the fourth century after Christ it was taken from India, then the Malabars secured It. It was after ward captured by the Portuguese, who took it to Goa, where it was burned In 1600 by the archbishop in the pres ence of the viceroy of India. But a spurious tooth had to be pro vided to effect an international mar riage, and the molar of a wild boar or ape was used. Its dimensions show that it could not t>e a man's, for It is two inches long and an inch in diam eter. On important occasions it is dis played, but only at a distance. It is sometimes carried in processions on the back of an elephant Demolition of First Sky Scraper. There has recently been demolished, to make v^ay for a larger structure, a ten-story tower building, at 60 Broad way, New York city. The building was erected in 1889 and has been in serv ice for a quarter of a century. Natural ly the condition of its framework was a matter of interest for architects and engineers. The frame consisted of cast Iron columns and wrought iron floor beams. The floors were of flat-arch, terra cotta construction. The frame work was found to be in excellent con dition, the wrought iron beams show ing a practical absence of rust, and the cast iron columns, with a three inoh cast iron shell around them, for fire protection, showing only a few localized patches of rust and heavy rusting only at a fow apeciaLpoints.— Scientific American. . Woo« of Women. "What'a the matter, girS sî" "I have lost my Ideal. He hwsmax^ ried another." "I lost mine in a slightly different! way," said the older woman reflect ively. 'How was that?" 'He married me."