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PORT GIBSON, CLAIBORNE
MISS., THURSDAY, JAN 20, 1916.
. IHJTIBUSSED «B. Î, lift
£f TA8LISHCD 1850
El JEBIEI— VOL. XXXIX, NO 44
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C. E. Morris
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.
TOWN AND COUNTY DEPOSITORY
Deposits Guaranteed Under the Mississippi Banking Law of 1914.
c ruit Cake, 30c. lb
Butter-Made Cake, 10c. lb
EVERYTHING FOR CHRISTMAS
P. H. TRAXLER'S CONFECTIONERY.
Wie House Cafe
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.
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
of killing a woman near Pattison
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
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
Florian Robinson and W. B
Middleton have appealed their
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
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
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
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
I will be in Port Gibson, at
Marx Stable, on January 20th.
and 21st. If yon need the
services of a veterinarian, call
G. H. PATTERSON.
Interesflog Letter« from Different
Sections ef the Çnnntjr, Written
by Onr Regular Cor
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
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
Hon. T. A. Luster made a brief
visit to home folks Saturday, re
turning Monday, accompanied by
bis son, Rodely, who took in the
Mr. J. M. Crawford made a
business trip to Utica Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. T. S. McCay left
Thursday for Inverness to visit
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
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.
$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,
Of the affairs of the Players Club on pro
duction of Nathan Hale:
To receipts at box office
To Claiborne Hardware Co., rope $
Reveille, programs, etc
Bock's Dept. Store, mags.
Opera Hoas*, performance, etc.. x<5 75
Paid Miss Parson, books.
Royalty *n play
Music, paper, «raser -
Balance above expenses.
... 18 50
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
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
All taxes should be oaid before
the xst February to save your vote
and to avoid publication and dam*
Yours very truly and friendly,
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
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
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
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.
III II BID1IY
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
Don't delay—use Doan's Kid
Here is good evidence of their
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.
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.
When writing advertisers men
tion the Reveille,
PAY YOUR ACCOUNTS
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. WALNB, Cashier
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