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If / t 17 r f \ art ♦ i \ son mi 1 rnm i 4 i = PORT GIBSON, CLAIBORNE MISS., THURSDAY, JAN 20, 1916. . IHJTIBUSSED «B. Î, lift £f TA8LISHCD 1850 DISCONTINUED 1861 El JEBIEI— VOL. XXXIX, NO 44 Substantial Reduction .ON ALL. • • 8 8 8 Winter Goods i AT C. E. Morris V Port Gibson. v) W. C. GUTHRIE, Viet Prest.I^ R. G. HASTINGS, Asb'T Cashier G. W. WHEELESS, President B. H. MAGRUDER, Cashier! PORT GIBSON BANK OF PORT GIBSON, MISS. Surplus $15,000.00 Capital $50,000.00 TOWN AND COUNTY DEPOSITORY ~t> Deposits Guaranteed Under the Mississippi Banking Law of 1914. ACCOUNTS INVITED c ruit Cake, 30c. lb Butter-Made Cake, 10c. lb Celery Oysters Fruits Nuts Confections» Cranberries Fire Works EVERYTHING FOR CHRISTMAS ■*» P. H. TRAXLER'S CONFECTIONERY. Wie House Cafe JUST OPENED In Kaufman Building, Opposite Postoffice All the delicacies of the season. Excellent place to get a good, cheap lunch. Lunches sent out to residence. Special attention to ladies , Jurors and all others attending Court especially invited, LEON PENNISI, Prop. CIRCUIT COURT. Mistrial In the Clark Case. Roblitsea Sentenced for Life, Middleton for Plve Years. Court finished business Saturday at noon, having completed the two weeks allowed by statutory enact* ment. The last tew days were given entirely to the case of the State vs J. W. Clark, charged with embezzlement in connection with the failure of the Hermanville bank. This case was given to the jury late Friday afternoon, but the jury failed to agree, standing five tor conviction and seven for ac quittai, aod was discharged. This is the second trial in connection with the bank. A conviction was had in the first trial, but the su preme court reversed the finding. B. H. Briscoe was appointed special custodian of the papers in the case during the trial. Several motions for new trials were beard and all overruled. W. B. Middleton,, convicted of shooting with intent to kill and murder, was sentenced to five years in the penitentiary. Two years ago Middleton became in volved in a difficulty with a woman at Grand Gulf. Seeing him ap proaching with a rifle, Mr. C. F. Wbeeless engaged him with a shot gun at long range. Middleton was slightly wounded, while Wbeeless and W. C. Stampley, a bystander, were badly wounder. 'Middleton bad been tried twice before, a mis trial resulting each time. Florian Robinson, convicted of murder, was sentenced to serve the remainder of bis life in the He was convicted penitentiary, of killing a woman near Pattison last summer. Hines [obnson was convicted af assault aod battery, was fined $i He plead guilty to the charge of carrying concealed weapons and was fined $100. / Collier Killian and Jasper Joues plead guilty to a charge of perjury and each got a year io the peni tentiary. Emanuel Bush and Jesse Moore plead guilty of burglary and each received a two year sentence. Lari summer they entered the homes of Messrs. Abraham and Rogers at night. Florian Robinson and W. B a Middleton have appealed their The cases to tbe supreme court, other prisoners have beeu taken to the penitentiary. nisaisslppl Live Stock The government has issued a live stock repot t which gives com parative numbers and values for tbe past two years, also for five years past. Mississippi's report is given as follows : Horses—Number, 243,000, com pared with 241,000 a year ago tad 227.000 five years ago. Value per head $88, compared with $86 a year ago and $92«five years ago. Mules—Number, 292,000, com pared with 292,000 a year ago and 266.000 five years*ago. Value per head $110, compared with $108 • year ago aod $115 five years ago. Milch Cows—Number, 447,000, compared with 434,000 a year ago and 439,000 five years ago. Value per bead, $33.50, compared with $35 a year ago and $27 five years ago. Other Cattle—Nnmber, 533,000, compared with 514,000 a year ago and 566,000 five years ago. Vaine per bead $1410, compared with $14.308 year ago and $9-70 five years ago. Sheep—Number, 208,000, com pared with 208,000 a year ago and 214,000 five years ago. Vaine per head, $2.50, compared with $2.20 a year ago and $2.30 five yeari ago. Swine—Number, 1,620,000, com pared with 1,540,000 a yaar ago and 1,421,000 five years ago. Val ue per head, $6.20, compared with $7.20 a year ago and $6.30 five years ago. I will be in Port Gibson, at Marx Stable, on January 20th. and 21st. If yon need the services of a veterinarian, call on me. G. H. PATTERSON. COUN NEWS. Interesflog Letter« from Different Sections ef the Çnnntjr, Written by Onr Regular Cor respondents. Ktgaitton Mr. C B. Ward of McCorab is visiting his uncle, Mr« F. C. Pey ton, this week. Mr. Ray Hackler of Newman tu a prominent visitor here Sun day. - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mathews ire enjoying i visit from Mrs. Mathews* sister Mrs Keith Smith, s popular matron of Port Gibson. Mr, F. A. Peyton returned from Port Gibson Sunday, after an ab sence of two weeks there on busi ness. f Hon. T. A. Luster made a brief visit to home folks Saturday, re turning Monday, accompanied by bis son, Rodely, who took in the Inauguration Tuesday. Mr. J. M. Crawford made a business trip to Utica Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. T. S. McCay left Thursday for Inverness to visit relatives. Mr. Paul Hutchins *nd bis bride (nee Miss Velma Owen) of Utica were given a cordial welcome at Mr. Hutchins'' et rents, Mr. and Mrs. S. 8- IJ Vfcbins, last Sunday, when an elegant dinner was given in their honor. fi TU* Play. In accordance with the arrange ments made for presenting Nathan Hale, ball of the proceeds were to go to the Players for expenses, half to Miss Per 60 a, the director of the play, but if the expenses exceeded the Players' half, the difference was to l e taken from Miss Person's ~h all. Proceeds $ii expenses $82.40; Ike balance, $18 50, is presented by Miss Person to the Claiborne County Library, Class III., Social and Religious. » Miss Person and the Players wish to express their appreciation of tbe generous reception of tbe play,which it »« hoped inaugurates a movement for a little Civic Theatre, whose good plays are played by home players, STATEMENT Of the affairs of the Players Club on pro duction of Nathan Hale: »CBIPTS To receipts at box office DISBURSEMENTS _$100 90 To Claiborne Hardware Co., rope $ Reveille, programs, etc Bock's Dept. Store, mags. Opera Hoas*, performance, etc.. x<5 75 43 85 3 00 i xo i 85 40 3 50 30 Costumes--... Paid Miss Parson, books. telegrams hauling_ grape juice., stamps__ 25 *5 Royalty *n play Music, paper, «raser - Balance above expenses. xo 00 I 15 ... 18 50 $100 90 T. Austin Nutt Dead. Utica, Mias., Jnn. 15.—Col. T. Austin Nutt, prominent in tbe political affairs of this aection in earlier days, died at the home of his nephew, MrrB. P. Whittaker, death being due to an attack of heart failure. He was in his 75th year and had been in feeble health for some time. Col. Nutt is sur vived by three daughters, Mrs. R. Comfort, wife of a millionaire New Yorker, Mrs. Wood Beal of Chica go and Mrs. Panl Brand of New York.—Jackson News. Mr. Nutt resided in Claiborne county, on Greenwood plantation, for 25 years, having been postmas ter at St. Blmo daring that time He was a graduate of Yale, and was a grand »on of Dr. R Nntt, who resided near Rodney in the early days of this section, and wbo is said to have originated the Petit Gulf cottoa, the first effort at rais ing long staple. Two of Mr. Nutt's daughters married millionaires. Wood Beal being the bead of « lumber trust. Notice to Automobile and Motor cycle Owners sad Tax-Payers. I want to call your attention to laws of 1914, chapter 120, where a road and bridge privilege tax li cense is put 00 all automobile aod motor cycle owners, snd this tax is required to be paid in January. Failure to do so will subject those liable to ioo per cent damages. thank you for your attention to this matter. All taxes should be oaid before the xst February to save your vote and to avoid publication and dam* ages. Yours very truly and friendly, JOS. DAVENPORT, Sheriff and Tax Collector. Dr. Noll Leave* Sewn nee. The departure of the Rev. Ar thur Howard Noll, LL.D., from Sewanee, to enter upon education al, social settlement, and mission work at St. Raphael's Institute, Monterey, Teno., under Archdea con Windiate, removes from Se waoee one of its best known and most familiar figures. The promi nent part which be has taken in many functions of the University ot the South and the large ac» quaintancesbip which bis duties as registrar of the university and as secretary of the diocese of Tennes see brought him, have won for him countless triends who will regret this breakiog of another tie with the Sewanee of the past. Dr. Noll has served the Church ministry in Texas, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and for the last twenty years in Tennessee. In 1902 be returned to bis alma mater as reg istrar, without giving up the active exercise of bis ministry. Since 1899 be has served gs secretary and historiographer of the diocese of Tennessee. St. Joha's College, Annapolis, conferred upon him the degree of LL.D. in 1908, and be was subsequently elected to mem bership ia the Royal Society of Arts, London. Dr. Noll has given much atten tion |o artistic design, more par ticuiarly of an ecclesiastical and scholastic character, and he leaves behind him in Sewanee as a re minder of himself many tablets memorial to others, illuminated texts, and sentences of ^consecra tion.—Church News. Death of Alvin Foster. Mr. Alvin Foster, who died at Vicksburg last week and was bur ied at Hermanville, had beeu ly ing at tbe Vicksburg bopsiial in aa unconscious condition since Dec. 24th. He had been working at a lumber camp at Miiiiken's Beod, La., and became iuvolved in a difficulty with a white laborer who claimed Mr. Foster bad not paid him ait that was due, and the laborer stuck him on tbe bead, fracturing bis skull.' Mr. Foster was a native of this county aod was tbe son of G. O. Foster, a former resident. Coughs and Colds are Dangerous Few of us realize the danger of coughs and colds. We consider them common and harmless ailments. However statis tics tell us every third person dies of a lung ailmeot. Dangerous Bronchial and Lung diseases follow a neglected cold. As your body straggles against cold germs, no better aid can be bad than Dr. King's New Discovery. Its merit has been tested by old and young, In use over 45 years. Get a bottle to-day. Avoid the risk of ser ious Lung ailments. Druggists. u III II BID1IY H Many a Port Qlbson Reader Will Feel Qrateful for This Information. If your back gives out, Becomes lame, weak or aching; If urinary troubles set In, Perhaps your kidneys are "in a bad way. Don't delay—use Doan's Kid neys Pills. Here is good evidence of their worth. 1 » Mrs. C. D. McKenna, 1536 Mc Raven Ave., Vicksburg, Miss., says: "I advise anyone suffering from kidney trouble to give Doan's Kidney Pills a trial. Both myself and another of my family have used them and have found them to be a fine medicine. I noticed that the kidney secretions contained sediment and I knew from headaches I had and other symptoms that I had kidney trou bla. I nsed Doan's Kidney Pills for a week and they brought me back to good health. 19 Don'e Price 50c, at all dealers, simply ask for a kidney remedy— get Doan's Kidney Pill»—the same that Mrs. McKenna recommends. Foster Milburo Co.,Props.,Buffalo. fAdv. N. Y. When writing advertisers men tion the Reveille, PAY YOUR ACCOUNTS BY CHECK Deposit with VGuaranteed"Bank.^Our Deposits Guar anteed by the,Bank Depositors Guaranty Fund of the State ofjMississippi. 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. SIDNTÇY BERNHEIMER, President J _ J. M. TAYLOR, Vice President-Manager FJ. B. ALLEN, Active Vice President GEORGE T. 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