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THURSDAY. MAY 25, iqi6 personal Mr. J. G. Spencer spent the week in Natchez. Mr. C. I. Bunting spent a few days of this week in the delta. Mr, Hill of the delta was a guest of Miss Elizabeth Percy this week. Mr. J. R. Butler has returned from an extended stay at Tallulah, La. * Mrs. Ben. Bedford has returned to Vicksburg for medical treat ment. Dr. G. W. Acker returned last night from a three weeks' stay in Mobile. Messrs. J. McC. Martin and W. T. Shelby were Jackson visit ors this week. Mrs. Ola Garrett of Egremont is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bunting. Mr. W. F. Bringle of Coning ton, Tenn., visited his sister, Mrs. R. B. Shoaf, this week. Mrs. E. S. Drake spent several days of last week with the family of her son Dear Westside. Mr. P. L. Sbaifer has gone to Hot Springs, Ark., for treatment of a severe attack of rheumatism. Mrs. G. W. Acker and Mr. Stephen Scbillig arrived last night from an extended visit to New York. Mrs. May Matthews and three little sons of Reganton are guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B.F. Parker. Miss Adrienne Sims, who has been visiting Miss Grace Feather stun, has returned to her home at Crystal Springs. Judge and Mrs. R. D. Gage of Fort Worth, Texas, are visiting their children, Mrs. J. W. Person and ). V. Gage. Miss Mary Wharton, who has been teaching music at Bolivar, Tenn., the past session, returned home last week. Mrs. Emma Lum has just re turned from Argenta, Ark., where she spent several months with her daughter, Mrs. Smith. daughter, Mrs. C. A. Gordon aud Mrs. W. T. Shelby are attending the State Convention of the King's Daugh ters, in session at Greenville. Mrs. Felix Bock and children returned to Port Gibson Friday after a pleasant visit to Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bock.—Vicksburg Her ald, 21st. • Clara Price, who has been with her aunt, Mrs. G. W. Naasson, during the session of school will return this week to her home at Valley Park. Rev. and Mrs. M. B. Sbar brougb attended commencement exercises of Whitworth College this week. Mr. Sbarbrough is a trustee ot that institution. Mr. Charley Darden and mem bers of his family, from PattisoD, were through Fayette Wednesday - in their car, en route home from Narchez.—Fayette Chronicle. Misses GretcbeD and Nattile Guthrie have returned from Bel* haven« College, aod the latter is spending a tew days at the home of her uncle, Mr. W. C. Guthrie. Prpf. and Mrs. Hascall DuBose, of the University of the South, Sewanee, TenD., will arrive this week to visit the home of Mrs. Du Bose's uncle, Mr. J. G. Spencer. Mr. Louis Abraham will return tomorrow night from a visit to bis daughter in Texas. He will be arcompauied home by another daughter, Mrs. Strauss, and chil dren of Baton Rouge, La. Mrs. F. K. Walker, after spend ing several weeks with relatives and friends, has returned to her home at Columbus. She expects to return to Port Gibson and again make this place her home. Mrs. A. B. Sanders will leave tomorrow for New Mexico, where she will spend the summer with her daughter. Miss Neild, also a teacher in the public school, will go to her home in Vicksburg. Miss Annie Naasson, after ! GOODRICH Automobile Tires BEST IN LONG RUN ih CLAIBORNE HARDWARE CO. Telephone 431 will leave spending a year with her mother, Mrs. M. K. Naassou, this week for (he Mexican border, where she will resume her school dunes near Brownsville, Texas. Misses Ruth and Susanna Sbar brougb arrived home Tuesday from Whitworth College where the for mer graduated with a B. S. de gree. They were accompanied by Miss Ruth Kellogg, a school mate. Rev. aod Mrs. D. W. McLeod returned this week from Fayette where they attended the com mencement exercises of the Jeffer son County High School, of which their brother-in-law, Prof. Wal lace, is principal. Mr. Samuel Bagnell left Wed nesday to join bis wife in New Or leans , which place they expect to make their home. They are both natives and life-long residents of Claiborne county, and their depar ture is generally regretted. The D. A. R. will meet with Misses Person tomorrow afternoon at five o'clock. Prof. Hooker of Hattiesburg has been elected principal of the Hermanviile High School for the next session. The show windows of the Manns jewelry store have been lowered and the front otherwise improved. The place looks much more at tractive. Men's and Boys' Wash Suits and Trousers. C. E. Morris. The Rev. Wm. Haskell DuBose of the University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., will hold service in St. Jame's church Sunday, May 28th, at 8 P. M. Miss x Sarah Till, daughter of Mr. C. A. Till of Russum, won the expression medal at the Jeffer son County High School contest last week. The Parlor Millinery Mrs. Thos. Turner. Phone 138. Invitations have been received here to the closing exercises of the Vicksburg High School, May 3: to June 2, of which Miss Coin Foster, formerly of Claiborne county, is a graduate. J. W. Person has let the con tract for repairing aod remodeling the building, recently occupied by J. G. Joseph, which was badly damaged by fire. The building will be materially improved. Commencement exercises of the Hermanviile High School will be held at the High School building Friday, May 26th, at 8 P. M. Dr. Featherstun will deliver the ad dress to the graduates. There are six graduates. Farmers needing Mares, it will pay you to invest in some of these Brood Mares. All heavy in foal and colts by their side. We guarantee that they make yon money. Call early and get you pick, at Marx Stable. The special municipal election in Port Gibson Tuesday to fill tbe unexpired term of Aldermao Guth rie, resigned, resulted in tbe elect ion of J. P. Watkins. Watkins received 58 votes aod bis oppon ent, N. J. Humphreys, 43. Vioey Page and Leola Reed, colored women of tbe Russum neighborhood, disagreed over family affairs yesterday afternoon and engaged in a fight. The Page woman wielded a stick while the Reed damsel used a knife. Tbe knife out classed the stick, and tbe Page woman was cut too many times to count. She is under tbe care of a physician, while her antagonist is in the care of Sheriff Davenport. Short reaoiugä aud book reviews at the library Saturday morning at io o'clock. After June ist, the library hours will be changed. The Saturday moroing hour will be dis* continued. The hours Monday, Wednesday and Saturday after noons will be from 4 to 5. Note change. The closing concert of Mrs. H. N. Spencer's music class at the opera bouse Tuesday night was greatly enjoyed by a large audi Tbe pupils, especially the ence. Schumann Club of little tots, reu dered their parts excellently, and evinced careful and painstaking training. Attention Farmers. Brood Mares. Carload has ar rived at Marx Stable. They are young, all heavy in foal, some with colts, Call early and get your pick. Two negro boys, Sidney Bates and Julius Braunou, engaged in a quarrel while plum bunting Dear Port Gibson Tuesday, and Bates struck Braunou on the bead with a heavy stick probably fracturing bis skull. The injured boy has been semi-conscious since the occurreuce. Bates was arrested by the sheriff, and is in jail await ing the results of Brannon's in juries. I have opened a mil linery in the Jaienak old stand. Everything new and up-to-date. I cordially invite you to call around and look at my hats. Mrs. C. C. Little. Mr. and Mrs. A. C, Callender announce the engagement and ap proaching marriage of their daugh ter, Ruth, to Mr. Raymond Cal ender of Natchez. The wedding will lake place in Natchez at the Presbyterian church on the first ol June. There will be no reception after the ceremony, the young couple leaving within a short lime in an automobile for the home of the bride, where a sumptuous din ner will be awaiting them. Joseph Turnipseed. Mr. Josepb Turnipseed died at Baton Rouge, La., yesterday, and will be buried there to-day. The telegram yesterday announcing his death gave no particulars re garding the cause or time in which it occurred. Mr. Turnipseed was a native of Claiborne county, bijt has resided at Baton Rouge for the past twenty years. He leaves his wife, nee Miss Walls, and two brothers, Harvey and Fletcher Turnipseed. He was an uncle of T. B. Turnipseed of this neighborhood. A number of years ago Mr. Turnipseed was rendered a cripple while in the employ of the Stand ard Oil Co., and this may have has tened his death. He was about 55 years of age.* Battlefield Marker. The marker for tbe battlefield will be unveiled June 3rd, "In memory of tbe Confederate sol diers who fought and fell in the battle of Port Gibson, May ist, 1863. tbe block of marble that will mark tbe spot of one ot the hardesi fought battles of tbe war. The spot selected is where tbe Later the marker will be placed where the last stand of the Confederate troops was made, where, after a day's fighting and evening came on, tbe six thousand could no longer hold out against the tweo ty-five thousand Federal troops. Tbe marble and tbe spot on which placed have been presented. The D. A. R. and U. D. C. chapters erect it in loving memory to preserve the history of our country. This is tbe inscription on first shot was fired. Mrs. L. O. Bridewell. Mrs. L. O. Bridewell, one of oldest residents of Copiah cout/d_ died last Saturday at the old home stead in Beauregard one mile north of Wesson. She was a member of the Wesson Presbyterian church. Her pastor, Rev. T. M. Williams, being out of town, the funeral ser vice was conducted by Rev. Miller, a prominent Baptist minister of this place. The body was laid to rest Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock in the Beauregard cemetery by the grave of her beloved husband who preceded her to the grave three years ago. She was 82 years of age.—Wesson Enterprise. Both Mr and Mrs. Bridewell were natives of Port Gibson, the former resided in the Bridewell house, now belonging to the com press. Mrs. Bridewell was born in a house on Main street, her par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Lee, owning ami occupying a home just north of the brick residence, north of the court house, belonging to Mrs. M. L Jordan, Death of Mrs. L. T. Van. The sad death of Mrs. Janie Bell (Kelley) Van oceured last Sunday afternoon, May 141b, at the Natch ?z Hospital, following a surgical operation, Mrs. Van bad been sick for five weeks, but had been «txken to Natchez only the day previous to her death. Mrs. Van was twenty-five years of age aud bad been married seven years. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kelley, of Red Lick community, and came with her husband to reside in Fayette just a year ago. She made many triends here who mourn with her bereft husband, parents, sisters and brothers. She was a member of Mizpah Methodist church, and the body was takeb to the family burying ground near there for interment, and the funeral, conducted by Rev. J. T. McVey, of Lormau, occurred at eleven o'clock on last Tuesday. —Fayette Chronicle. —Fayette Chronicle. Bank Guaranty Law. We note with interest that the first bank failure in Mississippi has occurred since the guaranty of bank deposits act went into effect a year and a half 3go, and that all depositors' in the defunct institu tion were promptly paid in full out of the staté guaranty fund main tained for that purpose. In this connection, it is a noteworthy fact that in Oklahoma, where a similar law.has been in operation for a number of years, that to date not a single depositor has lost a nickle through bank failures in that state. There have been bank fail ures, of course, but in every case the depositors have been paid out of guaranty fund the full amount In both these states . i iterjy opposed, due them Hrçse acts bet bee a excellât tiojn. • W% wS we Q P' f>I . J any 0 has a right will be ■BP when money posits it in a bank, and so far these guaranty laws have served their well.—The Progressive purpose Farmer. Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S C ASTO R I A Rubbing Eases Pam Rubbing sends tbe liniment tingling through the flesh and quickly Stops pain. Demand a liniment that you can rub with. The beét rubbing liniment is MUSTANG LINIMENT r? n Good for the Ailments of Horses, Mules, Cattle, Etc. Good for your own Aches, Pains, Rheumatism, Sprains, Cuts, Burns, Etc. ~ 25 c. 50 c. $ 1 . At all Dealers. iul feSi Fill 0 VS % ar lx id, in county, price $7.00 per No. i V » No. 7—600 acres in Warren County,Miss., near State Highway, make fine stock farm, price $7.00 per acre. No. 34—162 acres, two and a half miles from Vicksburg, only half mile from State Highway, price for quick sale $3500.00. No, 38—1800-acre splendid Yazoo Delta plantation, on lat:e and in quarter mile of thriving railroad town, price $60.00" per acre. The Barbour Realty Company, VICKSBURG, MISS. NEIL CALLAHAN WILIAM MCLELAN The Vicksburs .oiler & Iron Works Boiler Tubes ■ 0 « «* v t» -fc> V. -H t* tr SI *f V V ■ - «. s/Mfe O m » *w . w. ■ Pipe JwiMSa/ Z Q. ■4 Valves If) o iÆSk O <0 m— K : and N Fittings All 1 Sizes I ^j|j Complete ( * ^toek A «5 I I : ■ Û 2BT : » i - *1 : '•* Ai ' E o 'Ml ' • M I -j MANUFACTURERS OF Boilers, Smokestacks, Breechings and Tanks Marine and Plantation Wor a Specialty. First Class Mechanics Sent Out on Repair Wori VICKSBURG. MISS. FOR SALE —At a sacrifice, sev eral articles of furniture, practi cally new. m25~2 I j ! $1,000 ReOiSlGred HörnßSS ond SOfldlß Sioilion •W. G. Martin. FOR SALE—2^ Wagou, Deer ing Mower aud Rake, all second hand IUV25 L- A. Smith, Port Gibson. i ; i a very fine animal, will make I j Bowman Kelley the season at Marx Stable Terms: $ 10.00 when colt stands. Marx & Morehead. Cm nr m, Bruises, Sores, Wounds and Piles quickly healed with Arnica Salve. It prevents infection, h antiseptic, soothing, healing. Try it once. Money Back If It Fails. The Original and' Genuine. Bucklen's Heels the F rcsL'Liis -<• AU B ■ze. \ Hr SÄ ». »' 1L J LEV* a WELSCH CO. Faner? eu » tors n I» Phone, IÖ5 Residence. ! S 3 Villa's Raid Columbus, N.M. on and the expedition of American troops to capture the Mexican bandits are incidents in the new serial story we have secured for our readers. Afoul of Villa's Men is a gripping narrative picturing the condi* tions existing along the border for some time which had their climax in the killing of Amer icans and the destruc tion of American property. If you are a patriotic citizen, read this story! If you have good je d blood in your veins 3 : cannot help but en jog ,Oî installment of Itl V ZADEK wants ail kinds of Cow Hides Horse and Mule Hides 5heep and Goat Skins Wool, Furs and Skins Ail Kinds Roots st Highest Price Come to seeme first. ' TRUSTEE'S SALE. By virtue of the power ves ted in me by that certain trust ideed executed upon the 5th I day of March, A. D. 1901, by j B. H, Levy, W. B. Levy and ! L. R. Levy to E. S. Drake, trustee to secure 3. debt tbere - in described which debt was i then held and owned by L.M. ; Hoopes, and which trust deed i is of record in deed book 3-0, pages 322 et seq., of the .deed I records of Claiborne County, j Mississippi, and couvevs the hereinafter described lands, and which was afterward re newed by instrument recorded in book 3-U, page 445 of said records, and was again re newed by endorsement upon the margin of said last named instrument; and of an ap pointment of the undersigned as susbtituted trustee in said trust deed made by E. P. Hoopes, the legal holder of the notes secured thereby which appointment has been spread at large upon the rec ords of said county, and is now of record in book Y-3, page 222 of the records of land mortgages of said county, I will on 1 Monday, me Finit Day 01 June. a. d m, sell, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, at the front door of the court house of said county, within the hours prescribed by law for sales under execution, the fol lowing land lying and situate iu said Claiborne County, to wit: 1st. The Nusom, or Jordan tract, being the N. W. 1-4 of the N. E -i-4 of set lion 30, township 10, range 4 east, 40 acres. 2nd. The Tabitlm Davis tract, being the N. K. 1-4 of S. E. 1-4 of section 2 i, town ship 10, range 4 east, 41 acres and 1 acre off of the N. W. 1-4 of S. E. 1-4 of said section 21 . 3rd. The Parker tract, be ing the ft. E. 1-4 of N. E. 1-4 of section 30, township 10, range 4 east, 40 acres. 4tii. The Harrell tract, be ing the W. 1-2 of N. W. 1-4, and 15 acres off of the west side or S. E. 1-4 of N. W. 1-4 of section 23, township 10, range 4 east, 95 acres. 5th. The C. E. and E. P. Fife tracts, being the S. W. 1-4 of section 28, township 10 range 4 east, except 40 acres set aside to Tom Jones under tht will to Tyra Lilly taining 120 acres: All morê fully described in said trust deed which is here referred to. con J. T. DRAKE, Subtituted Trustee. mil NOTICE. The Board of Supervisors of Claiborne Comity, Miss., wdl re ceive to 10 o'clock A. M. on Tues day, the 6tb day of June, A. D 1916, the second day of said Board's regular June, 1916, meeting, sealed bids, or proposals for working by contract all ot the public roaifs of Claiborne.countv according to the plans and specifications adopted b\ said Board and now on file in tin Chancet v Clerk's office of said comity; contracts tor working said roads will be let by Supervisor's districts; said proposals shall be filed with the Chancery Cierk of said county. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids By order of the Board B H MOREHEAD. Clerk. Public Service Gar 5 Seated Automobile for pub lic hire. ' PRENTISS WATSON, ^ a27 Russum, Miss. State of Mississippi County of Claiborne To bis Excellency, Theo. G. Bilbo, Governor of Missis sippi. The petition of the under signed, citizens and residents of Claiborne County, Missis sippi, all of whom are voters therein, respectfully show un to your Excellency as fol lows: 1 1 1st. That J. E. Regan now an inmate of the'State Peni tentiary, was • convicted of murder on the 17th day of June, 19.05, in the Circuit Court of Claiborne County, such conviction being for the alledged murder of Jason Moody. 2nd. That the undersigned respectfully ask his pardon at your hands on the following grounds, to-wit: (A) That said conviction was had with in a very short time after the alledged killing occurred;and when the public mind was un duly excited, great deal of new evidence which was not available at time of trial was not made known at trial or before, be cause the persons who know the facts did not make same known, until it was too Lte to ask a new trial by reason of newly discovered testimo That such newly discovered (B) That a ) jj v That such newly discovered testimony is now a record iu your Excellency's office and the force and effect of same is easily accessable to you. That such evidence would have shown that said J. A. Regan acted clearly iu self defense. (C) That, on change of venue 'Robert Lee Patterson, whb had been jointly indicted with said J. E. Regan, but after severance and after trial of said Regan, obtained a change of venue to Copiah County Mississippi, and was acquit ted of said charge, although the evidence against him was admittedly stronger than that adduced against the said J. E. Regan. (D) That said Re gan, although he escaped jail has voluntarily surrendered himself and is now in the Pen itentiary. (E) That he has a wife, who has been labori ously and constantly striving to support herself, her five children, all of whom she has educated by and through her agency; that his wife is en titled to the very highest con sideration, and she with her children and her aged and Christian mother-in-law, long with his father has suf fered untold misery, because of the verdict rendered against the said J. E- Regan. A pardon will give them happiness aud great peace of mind. 5 a Wherefore, Petitioners pray Executive clemency, and res toration to liberty and citizen ship of the said J. E. Regan, with assurances that such course will effect great good aud do but justice to the said Regan. Respectfully submitted, - Jos. Davenport, Sheriff, C. E. Mason, D. S., M. M. Satterfield, Co. Pros. Attorney B. H. Morehead. ? Chancery Clerk, T. H. Freeland, D. C., S. H. Bagnell, Circuit Clerk, E- P. Jones, and others. FOR SALK. — Pratt's Poultry and Stock Remedies, Pratt's Baby Chick Food, Pratt's Lice Killer, Pratt'sjFly Chaser. C. Er Morris, Port Gibson, Miss.