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#ft t - err 1 J. V • ■•# 4 J ' \ El RllfJ.— VOL. XXXIX, NO 41 m, THURSDAY, DEC. 30, 1915. PORT GIBSON. CLAIBORNE CO . lE'ESTlBUSIEB fEI. I IITIÏ ESTABLISHED 1890 9 ISCONTINUCD 1861 •» ***** I Am Just in Receipt of the Following New Goods Stuffed Dates California Figs Crystalized Cherries Crystalized Pineapple Horse Radish (Prepared) Mince Meat Evap. Peaches! Shred. Cocoanut Mints Saratoga Chips Ripe Olives Olive Relish Almonds English Walnuts Blanched Nuts Oyster Cocktail Sauce Cranberry Sauce Sterilized Wheat Bran Olives Dates Norris Candy Chili Sauce Y. C. and F. C. Peaches Tiny Beets Peeled Apricots Royal Anne Cherries Little Kernel Sugar Corn XXX Sifted S. W. Peas Lima and Stringless Beans White Asparagus Tips Fancy Red Salmon .. Fresh Marshmallows McLaren's Cheese Brick Cheese Pine Apple Cheese Boned Chicken Fancy Evaported Apples Self Rising Buckwheat Sweet and Mixed Pickles Sour and Dill Pickles Extra Fancy Fat Mackerel Yellow & Green Split Peas Batavia Pure Coffee Silver Imp. & Cal. Prunes White and Cal. Figs w/. AND MANY OTHER GOQÜ .THINGS V C. E. Morris Port Gibson. W. C. GUTHRIE, Vick Fmit. S= R. G. HASTINGS, Aao'TC ashier G. W. WHEELESS, President B. H. MAGRUOER, Cashier: PORT GIBSON BANK - * OF PORT GIBSON, MISS. *. # r Surplus $15,000.00 Cipitil $50,000.00 TOWN AND COUNTY DEPOSITORY f Diptsits Guarantasd Undir thi Mississippi Banking Lav if 1914. V ACCOUNTS INVITBO Fruit Cake, 30 c. lb Butter-Made Cake, 10 c. Ill Celery Oysters Fruits Nuts Confections Cranberries Fire Works EVERYTHING FOR CHRISTMAS i 4 P. N. TRAXLER'S CONFECTIONERY. Wüte House Cafe JUST OPENED In Kaufman Building, Opposite Postoffice All the delicacies of the season. Excellent place to get * good, cheap lunch. Lunches sent out to residence. Special attention to ladies Juin ant ill itkirs attandiug Cwirt isptdalli imitid. LEON PENNISi, Prop. m ful sin ary the COUNTY NEWS. Different Interesting Letters fi Sections of the Connty, Written by Our Regulsr Cor respondents. Kcganton Miss Virginia Dudley, one of our populer teachers, spent the boll days with her father, Mr. Edward Dudley, of Hyrmanville. Miss Myrtle Annie Hutchins, who is a student at Whitworth College, Is spending the holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. 3. B Hutchins The borne of Mr. and - Mr*. T. S. McCay was a merry one during the Christmas season,as Miss Rnby McCay from Whitworth College and the yonng sons. Bernard and & M. College, Lum, from A. joined the parents and Misa Mary. Messrs. F.'A. Peyton and H. C. Chatham spent _ last week In the delta visiting Mr Will Peyton. Mrs Mary Davis, who has been visiting her brother, Mr. J. B. Foster, lei t last week for her home Dor at Raymond. Miss Julia Luster, the efficient teacher of tbe Newman* school, spent tbe yoletlde with her parents Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Laster. We are glad to welcome Messrs. Pollen and Will Clark and their families to our midst. pattieon Mrs. Montgomery has been giv ing herself tbe great pleasure of telling the children stories In the j'attlson school, On the Christmas tree at tbe school house she re ceived from them an exquisite cut glassJoowl with.a card cm which With best love to « I was written, Mrs. Montgomery from tbe-dHf^ dren of the Pat tison school. " This evidence of the «ffecttoh of^these precious littie one* is.v.ihe ropsj^ treasured gift that - was given her on that day of rejoicing. The teacher, Mrs. Mattie Belle Humph reys, who came here almost à stranger, has endeared herself to old and young alike by her^ tender thoughtfulness, her sincerity, her ability and zeal. i Fair Mary Eva Butler of Jaekso» of for ing The the by spent yaletide happily with her cousin, Annie Lee P^ce Miss Mollle Rollins passed Christmas delight fully.with friends in Jackson. She Is now the gnest of Mrs. Will Morehead at Blanto • i nia. Î Mrs. Mary H. Wilson Is a wel come visitor at the home of. her Mrs. Leonard Wilkinson, sister, Sr, . WHI L Allen and children %% Mrs were Wade, in Harrlston dnring the Christmas holidays. io with her sister, Mrs. Blount The Little Civic Theatre. In tbe presentation of "Nathan 'Hale" at the opera house on |ao. 6tb, it is my hope that we inaugu rate a movement in Port Gibson, that is wide spread today, the establishment ot littie civic theatres in.small towns, where only local talent is used, and only good^plays The artistic possibilities $ put ,oo. in this movement are great—some it is a dynamic force in 1 < one says, spreadiog tbe gospel of social re creation io the life of small com mumties. 1 / A home talent play not only affords an oppertunity, but also unconsciously introduces a com* muaity feeling—it is something everybody wants to make a sue cess. The prama League reports that during last year one thousand five nundred and ninety two pieces ot play matter were seot to individu als, literary societies, civic clubs and organization*., ideals of the Drama League is that eventually it ipay be possible to maintain a national director who could be seat to/small towns to coach the plays. This would mean great deal to the small commun ities, as much as government ex perts do in other lines, to build up community welfare. ~ It is our loss if wë neglect the artistic im puls«, or fail to find the value in artistic expresatonal wo/k. value sA the acw entb»sia$tt ia Ooe of the a The '. at ed for amateur dramatis is proved by Miss Horniman'ê Manchester Players, Mr.F. R. Henson's bhakesperean Players in England, the Irish Players and the wonder ful work of Lady Gregory in Ire land, and the work of the Wiscon sin Dramatic ^Society in this coun try. The Wisconsin Society is now writing god publishing their plays, ' The first presentation of our players will'be the result of only a few weefié rehearsal, but it promises to be interesting in its sincerity and enthusiasm. - A full synopsis of the play will appear next week in both papers. The play is a picture of revolution, ary days, and the patronesses of the play wftl be'the Pathfinders Chapter, D. A. R.; who will oc cupy the boxes. Mr. Beard, Mr. Brown and Mrs; Jareut have kindly consented to ran theft au tomobiles to the opera house that eveniog for ten cegts a seal. HARRIETTE A. PERSON. by are see Colony School Ctrtlstmau Tree. Last Christmas éVe a beautifu Christmas tree, laden with pres* ents, was exhibited io the beauti fully decorated ball of the resi deuce ol Mr. R. ' C. Slayton ol near Russum. The teacher, pat rons, aud students of the Colony school were prVféot a»*weil as a large oumber outside the neigh Dor hood. Had it oot been for a rain storm, tb e-gathering would have been exceedingly large. - After the * distribution of* tbe many valuable presents, Santa Claus gave an interesting and in structive lecture relative to tbe has a day W. ly B. origin of Christmas* and > the im portance of attending' Sunday This made a "fcvorable school. impression upon ihe youdg minds of tbe children and will be long remembered by them. ~ Alter the departure of Santa dfauv both" old and^o'ung gaged fa pHtyt and games v until a late hour, after which all departed for tbelT homes rejoicing over the eo delightful occasion. E. W. DAVIS. in Christmas Trte at Albena. The pupils of Albeoa school en joyed a Christmas tree the morn ing before Christmas. The sebopi house was beautifully decorated, and there were presents for all the children. ' Before distributing the presents, Miss Linda Watson, The teacher, tbld tbe children of the birth of tbe Savior, and ap ptqpriate redtatioos wer« giveo by tbe pupils. Tbe presents were then distributed, atnd everybody was made happy. %% New Baptist Minuter. Rev. D. W. McLeod, tbe new pastor of tbe local Baptist church, will arrive with bis wife io a few days to enter upon bis new duties. He has beeo pastor of the Gail man church in Copiah county, and io announcing bis departure, tbe Haxlehurst Courier says : are fine people, and we regret to see them leave Copiah. They II •» - Residence Burned. Last buoday afternoon the resi dence at Regantoo belonging to Mrs. Julia Faulk, mod occupied by Mrs. Alice Hutcbios, was des troyed by fire With all of tbe house hold effects. * The house is esti mated fo have been worth at least $ 1000 » And it is oot known wheth er 4here was any insurance. The furniture was insured for a small amount. Miss Nazira Ellis, daughter of Mrs. G. Ellis, and sister of tbe Messrs. Ellis, prominent business men of Port Gibsoo, will be mar ried at the home of her mother to MÏr. George Thomas Notsef bf Vicksburg. The marriage will take place next Sunday, and the young people will leave immedi ately for Vicksburg, their future home. ia «r par«»» Haw To Sura Colds Avoid exposure and drafts. Eat right. Take Dr. King's New Diecoyery. It is prepared froa Pine Tar, healing I and mild laxative*. Dr. King's New Dis covery kill* and expels tbe cold germs, soothes tbe irritated throat and allays in ffamation. It healsIhemoaon. membrane. Search as yon win, you cannot find a bet ter coBgh aad cöktrtiaedy. _ Its use over '. Those visiting the city cemetery are requested to leave their dogs at home. These animals scratch the graves and otherwise disfigure the place. They are also request ed to use the waste baskets for dead flowers and other rubbish. Thfe management is earnestly en deavoring to keep the cemetery in first class condition, and it asks for the cooperation of the public generally. Old Style New York State Buck wheat—new Wheat. C. B. Morris. Mr. Sam Bagaetl decided he would not take the position at the Port Gibson postoffide, left vacant by the resignation of Mr. C. E. Mason, who will become deputy sheriff on Jao. ist, and Mr. S. C. Daoiell has been selected for the place. Carload of the finest Mares we have handled this season. They are the kind you want. Come and see them at Marx & Morehead. Miss Ola Bunting, daughter of Mr. aod Mrs. C. I. Bunting,is an nouncing her approaching mar riage, in January, to Mr. E. T. Garrett of Egremoot, where she has beco teaching. She has a large circle of friends who will be glad to koow of tbe happy event. Raisins,' Currants, Citron and 'runes, new goods. C. B. Morris. The Port Gibson Oil Works ex pects to close-down in February. Tbe unusually early endiag of tbe seasou's run is due to tbe high price of seed. The mill bas bought slowly aud has not been carrying a large stock. The municipal election Tues day caused but little interest be* of (he fact that thé ticket contained but ooe name. Twenty one votes were polled,- and Mr, J. W. Person is tbefeby unanimous ly declared thé successor ol Mr. L. B. Allen. cause Liven Up Your Torpid Liver. ^ To keep yoor liver active ose Dr. King's New Life Pills. They insure good diges tion, relieve constipation, and tone-up the whole system—keep vonr eye clear and your skin fresh and healthy looking. Only *5C. at your druggist. La grippe continues to claim victims in. Ibis sectiDD, both in town and country. Fortunately but few cases of pneumonia have developed. The daily papers, re port pneumonia as almost epidemic in many cities. Mrs. S. M. hfnunger, wife of Rev. B- H. Mcuuger who is so well known aod highly esteemed here, died in New Orleans Tues day nig hi and was bumd iu tiesburg, tbe bom- u! me family, yesterday afternoon. Hat To Cure Children'« Golds Keep child dry, clothes comfortable, avoid exposure and give Dr. Bell's pine-Tar Honey. It is pleasant, soothing,antiseptic, raises phlegm and reduces in fl a mm ation. Tbe first dose gives relief, continued treat mem with proper care will avoid serious illness or a long cold. Don't delay treat ment. Don't let yonr child suffer. Get a Insist on Dr. Bell's Pioe bottle to-day. Tar-Honey. 25c. at Druggists. to There seems to be general op timisario regard to financial con ditions. Several business men were beard to say last week that tbe worst is over, and there are many things to show that we may expect better times. - Notice to Stock-holders. The «annal meeting of the stock holders of this bank for the elect ion of directors and tbe transaction of such other business as may come before it, will be held a: their baking rooms on Tuesday, J«nu litir,~a! eleven o'clock A M. G T. WALNE, Cashier, Mississippi Southern Bank. of tbe to bf the ary d23-*3 _ Wild cats are depredating on tbe chickens in tbe hills west ot Port Gibspn. A negro told the writer that it is not uncommon for them to catch chickens daring tbe day, and the roosts are visited al most every night. is Dis vetttliog special C«t prices tor tbe in- MBnt h 0 f l.Quary. -This firm car >"* DtQ * 8 " . a bet- riet ft fine fttodi ftOd cut prices over bftfgftius, ■ Louis Abraham & Soa are ad PAV YOUR ACCOUNTS BY CHECK Deposit withVGuaranteed Bank. Our Deposits Guar anteed by thg Bank Depositors Guaranty Fund of the State of Mississippi. Certificate No. 81 f Dated January 20th, 1915 Open a Checking Account with us. You can*Bank by Mail as well as in person. Mississippi Southern Bank Port Gibson, Miss.. Depository'State of Mississippi. SIDNEY BERNHHIMER, President J PîB'JE J- B. ALLEN, Active Vice Prcaldeat J. M. TAYLOR, Vice President-Manager GEORGE T. 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