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Mm ♦ em Ä; 4 PORT GIBSON. CLAIBORNE CO., MISS.. THURSDAY, AUG. 10, 1916. K-fJIIMMlt FEB. HTti ESTABLISH ED 1880 DISCONTINUED 1861. I»SEBIEJ—VOL. XXXIX, NO 21 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS A regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors of Claiborne coun* ty was held at the courthouse on Monday, Aug. 7th, 1916. The following were present: L. B. Allen, President; A. C. Callender, J. M. Nelson, W. R. Trim, I. W. Fife, members; Jos. Davenport, sheriff. B. H. More» bead, clerk. The following orders and entries were bad: Ordered that the clerk issue warrant to Miss Carrie Buck tor In.11, refund county taxes er roneously assessed. Ordered that all bids for build ing bridges over Big Sand and Willis Creek be and the same are hereby rejected. Ordered that the bid of D. J. Taylor for openiug new road through part of the McArthur place in Dist. No. 2, for and at the sum of $150 be and the same is hereby accepted. Ordered that the bid of D. J. Taylor for working all of the pub lic roads in Dist. No. 2, according to plans and specifications ou file, be and the same is hereby accept ed, to-wit: Ail ist class roads first and second year for and at the sum of $68 per mile per year; third and fourth year for and at the sum of $36 per mile per year; and all second class roads for and at the sum of $20 per mile per year for a term of tour years. Ordered that the bid of W. M. Richmond for working Link No. 16 of the second class roads of Dist. No. 3 tor and at the sum of $25 per mile per year for a term of four years be and the same is hereby accepted, and that he enter into contract and bond according to law. Ordered that the bid of Jesse Flowers for working Link No. 9 and 10 of Class "B" roads in Dist. No. 3 for a term of tour years be and the same is hereby accepted as tallows: ist and 2nd year for and at the sum of $50 per mile per year; for the 3rd and 4th year-for and ai the sum of $25 per mile per year. Assessor D. V. Herloug present ed bis roll of educable children and the same appearing ia all things to be correct, it is hereby ordered that the same be received and filed. Ordered that the proposal of the Town of Port Gibson for building side walks oa the court house square be aud the same is hereby accepted. (Concluded Next Week) Address of Hon. R. N. Miller, Candidate for Congress, in Re ply to Mr. Quin's Pamphlet. To the Democratic Voters of the 7th Congressional District: In answer to the pamphlet and other literature issued by Mr. Quin, your present Representative, on the eve of the election in which be undertakes to deny the charges and the only charges preferred against bis official conduct by me, in which he embodies a good many certificates of good character from Mr. Champ Clark and Mr. Claude Ritchin and others as a Democrat, 1 I have to say, If Mr. Quin voted all the tithe in Congress for the President's program of Prepared ness, then why was it that Mr. Quin himself told us on the 28th day of December, 1915, in a letter sent to ail of his constituents that he was "opposed to the whole program of preparedness and would fight it," and then again on the 12th day of February, 1916, why was it that he notified us and made a speech in Congress, in which he said that he Jiad "come over" to the President. If he had been with the President ail the time, surely this was very remark able conduct on bis part, and I invoke his record in substantiation of the only charge that I made that on the subject of prepared ness he bad voted with the Re publicans and had voted against the President. Again, I say that Mr. Quin ad mits that be wrote the letters that I charge he wrote to all the rural carriers of the district, in which letter he asked them to look after his interests and help him, and every rural carrier of the district knows that he requested them in this letter to violate the law wilfully and openly and shamelessly, and particularly Sections 742-744 of the Postal Laws of the United States, which fôrblds them to take any part in politics whatever, so far as helping campaigns is con cerned. If you will examine these sections of the Postal Laws, or if you will ask any honest rural carrier, he will tell you that Mr. Quin asked the rural carriers, as I have said above, deliberately and wilfully to violate the law to assist him in his campaign. Again, Mr. Quin virtually admits that he had been manipulating the Civil Service examinations against the boys who took them, and in favor of his favorites, and he was unfair enough to quote from Mr. Cooper's letter only a bare extract, when he knows very well if he would publish the whole letter that it would have stated ju-t exactly what Cooper asserted in his affi davit, that I have "heretofore published, and demonstrates the most unfair and unjust manouvers by him so as to defeat the boys who took the highest mark in favor of his favorites'. I quote from Quin's letter to Cooper of April 22, 1916: nothing to do in naming Rural Carriers. Of course, I would nev er recommend any one who is not my friend. he wrote this letter, states is untrue, that George Cooper is a son of a wealthy mer chant in Fayette. On the contra ry, his father is a man of moderate means, with a small store of not over $250 or $300 worth of stock, and owns a farm that this boy at tends to and manages, and it is true, as Mr. Quin must know,that George Cooper was and is a farm to at a Politics has « I I dare him to deny What he 1 1 er. As to all the other charges made by Mr. Quin against me, they con sist simply in the uct that I had been a lawyer ot sufficient promi nence to be employed by the Illi nois Central Railroad Company, but every lawyer iu this district knows that I bring suits against all the other railroad^ in the state, and that I make $100.00 out of the other railroads in the state against whom I bring suits where I make $1.00 out of the Illinois Central Railroad, so it is, that I sue rail roads and defend railroads, and I am reliably informed that before Mr. Quin went to Congress he was the Attorney of the Cumberland Telephone and Telegraph Com pany, so if being employed by one railroad in the state in a small way debars me, his employment by the Cumberland Telephone and Tele graph Compary ought to debar him. You know me well enough, fellow citizens, to know that if I am elected to Congress that I will sever at once all connections with all railroads and that I will be true and loyal to the masses of the people who elect me as against railroads and everybody else, and in testimony of that I offer mv whole record for 45 years. In every instance in which I have been tried I have been found true 1 his to the people. Iam not surprised that Mr. Claude Kitchinor even Mr. Champ Clark for whom Percy voted for Speaker and Floor Manager should certify to the good character of Percy as a Democrat, because Congress up there is ordinarily a close corporation. They all staud in together, and it is a well known fact that Mr. Kitcbiu and Mr. Clark were not in sympathy with the President in his program of preparedness, and they ought not to dictate to yon how yon shall vote. See The Issue of Aug. 3rd of for ed It on Champ Clark's endorsement. Why did he not gel Senator Varda to certify to his Democratic recorc? You know perfectly well from Mr. Quin's own pamphlet that we man, op whose coat-tail he rode into office, or Senator Williams, have got a rural credits bill that is no account to us, aud yet he stood there dumb as an oyster and never tried to get it amended. It is very safe and easy for a half man to stay in Washington and deny plain evident truths. He will not risk meeting me face to face before you. You know he could spare one or two days to come if he dared. He has literally done nothing tor you except distribute garden seeds and write you letters and let you know him, and I appeal to you to go to the polls on the 15th day of August and vote for a man that will make your will effective and give your district the representation in Congress that it is entitled to have. Respectfully, R. N. MILLER. BURNED TO DEATH. Albert Lobstein, Who Recently Married a Claiborne Lady, Loses Life. The tragic death of Mr. Albert Lobstein, who a few weeks ago, married Miss Rachel Gilston of Paitison, will be greatly deplor ed by all here who know the young bride, so soon left^ widow. The following account of the terrible accident appeared in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of last Saturday: After suffering intense pain for four houro, from burns received at bis dyeing and cleaning plant at 8oo Carrollton avenue, at 3 o'clock Friday atternoou, death came to Albert Lobstein at the Charity Hospital at 7:25 o'clock Friday night. His death brought a tragic eud to bis honeymoon, as but three weeks ago he wed Miss Ray Gil ston, of Patterson, Miss. A negro, Oliver Baptiste, an employe of Mr. Loostein for many years, risked bis fife in an effort to save bis employer. Baptiste was working in the front part of the plant when he b?t.rd Mr. Lob stein's cries, and rushed back to hod him a mass of flames, ing off his jumper, Baptiste threw bis arms around the burning man, smothered the flames and carried him out of the building, Lobstein piteously begging to be shot and put out of his suffering. Baptiste ran half a block to the grocery store of Thomas Giilane, at Maple and Dublin streets, call ing for help. Mr. Giilaue and a negro man rushed to Mr. Lobstein, whose clothing still was smoking. Patrolman Timpkins appeared on the scene almost immediately and summoned an ambulance, stein retained consciousness until a minute or two before his death. Doctors at the Charity Hospital worked faithfully for four hours endeavoring to retain the spark of life, but it flickered out at 7:25 o'clock. Lobsteiu begged con stantly for water. Tear Lob Mr. Lobsteiu went into the dye iug and cleaning business nine years ago and was fairly well to do. Mr. Lobstein was 44 years of age and a native of New Orleans. He worked for the street railway tor a oumDer of years, company later going into the insurance busi ness, giving that up nine years ago to open the plant in which he lost bis life. He is survived by his widow and five sisters, all residents of New Orleans. Bethel Consolidated School. The people in the western part of the county deserve much credit for the way they are improving their school facilities. They re cently consolidated their three small schools, which gives them uow one large one of about 65 pupils. They have just been gr^nt ed by Presbytery the privilege of using the brick church at West side until a building can be erected It is possible that Prof. Dabney, who was at Hernlanville last year, may be the principal. The church building in which the school is to be taught for the present is said to be the second oldest church building in the state, notwithstanding which it is in an excellent state of preservation. For many years it was closed, the few inhabitants then residing in the community being unable to pay for the services ..of a pastor, Now, however, services are held there twice each month. With a good consolidated school this part of the county will return to its former condition. TILLMAN. Miss Willena Shelby was the guest of Mrs. Athen Jordan during the tneeting, and Miss Annie Mae Miller was the guest of Mrs. Hen ry Russum. We appreciated the kindness of these young ladies in playing for us on this occasion. We certainly had a fine revival, getting 22 members. Mrs. Lillian Valentine was the guest of Mrs. Henry Russum iast week. Some of our boys went to join the army, Anon Jordan and Walk er Storment, but one of them came back. Mrs. M. X- Covington is on the sick list again. We hope she will soon recover. Mr. Wm. Young is up aud about again aud we are glad to know he is greatly improved. Mr. Q. W. Cuambliss has re turned from the'hospital at Natch ez much improved. al "I REGANTON. Mr.-ami Mrs T. M. Luster and daughters. B mice Luster and Mrs. Wallace Mobley and her two dear little children, Luster and Dorothy, and Mr. Roddy Luster, motered to Natchez where they are spending several days quite pleasantly with Mrs. C. H. Net terville. Misses Ruby and Mary McCay have spent several days visiting friends in Learned. Mr. J. B. Foster made a trip to Utica Sunday. to Hon. and Mrs. T. A. Luster spent the day Sunday in the home of Mr. Joe Parks at Cayuga. Mr. Jcfe Crawford is on the sick We smcerely hupe be will list. soon improve. ( Many Reganton people attended the protracted meeting at Rocky Springs last week. Messrs. Young and Walters,two progressive lumber men of Vicks burg, have purchased the saw mill of Mr. Richards at Fisher's Ferry on Big Black and are making quite extensive improvements at that place. Quite a number of our citizens spent Monday in Port Gibson, at tending the meeting of the Board of Supervisors. Mr. Clyde Scott, our efficient postman, is off on his vacation this week, and Mr. E. Barlow is filling his place ably. to in ing its do, ic on at be to PATTISON. The many friends of Miss Ray Gilston and her family deeply de plore with her the tragic death of her husband, Mr. Albert Lobstein, in New Orleans Aug. 4th. A hap py bride of a few weeks, her be reavement is most heart rending. Mrs. Mattie Belle Humphreys and Mr. Charlie Till of Russum spent Sunday here with Mrs. Sam Price. Mesdames Claude Liebmau and Ben Morehead were guests of Mrs. Martha Bearden Sunday. Mr. Sam Price left for Areola Saturday where he will be gone some time. ster and lets used fine able Mrs. Frank B. Fox has been spending the last ten days with her mother, Mrs. Montgomery, who has been seriously ill with near pneumonia. The fearful and long continued rains have produced a peculiarly poisonous and prodigious crop of mosquitoes. It is a perennial source «<f wonder that half of the ' corn produced in the fields here is ever harvested by The es cy the farmers who produce it. only way to account for it is the fact that the idlers who depredate upon it, from the stage of roasting the for, ears until it is dry, seem too lazy One enter to appropriate more, prising "brother in black, said, sets out every autumn even ing, just before sundown, with his dog, his gun, and a large sack, ostensibly to hunt, his neighbors' fields impartially, helping himself abundantly there it is I » He visits all from. If he has reason to fear he is detected, he drops the sack and innocently proceeds towards home with a rabbit he has shot as a cov. For years er for his appearance, he has thus garnered enough corn to "bread" his large family dur ing the winters. Mr. J. H. Taylor of Wesson is here visiting relatives. Cure for Cholera Morbus. "When our little boy, now seven years old. was a baby he was cured of cholera morbus by Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, " writes Mrs. Sid ney Simmons, Fair Haven, N. Y. "Since then other members of my family have used this valuable medicine for colic and bowel trouble with good satisfaction and I gladly endorse it as a remedy of exception al merit. " Obtainable everywhere. Advertisement Teachers' Institute. The teachers' institute will be held here next week, beginning Monday. Prof. J. D. Wallace of Fayette will be the conductor. Supt. Russell announces that the work will be largely inspira tional, emphasizing, methods, management, etc. Prof. Wallace is a very capable instructor, and teachers will find the institute very helpful. Just the Thing for Diarrhoea. "About two years ago I had a severe at tack of diarrhoea which lasted over a week." writes W. C. Jones, Buford, N.D. "I became so weak that I could not stand upright. A druggist recommended.Cham berlain 's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy. The first dose relieved me and within two days I was as well as ever." Many druggists recommend this remedy because they know that it is reliable. Ob tainable everywhere. Advertisement Successful Revivals. Rev. C. H. Strait, assisted by Revs. J. M. Smith and C. A. Mas sey, has just closed two successful revivals. The first, at Rocky Springs, resulted in ten accessions to the church, and the other, at Hickory Ridge, was even more successful, there being about thirty five accessions. $100 Reward, v $100 The readers of this paper will be pleased to learn that there is at least one dreaded disease that science has been able to cure in all its stages, and that is catarrh. Ca tarrh being greatly influenced by constitu tional conditions requires constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally and acts thru the blood on the mucous surfaces of the system thereby des troying the foundation of the disease, giv ing the patient strength by building up the constitution and assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith in the curative powers of Hall's Ca tarrh Cure that they offer One Hundred Dollars for any case that it fails to cure. Send fori ist of testimonials. Address F. J. CHENEY & CO., Tole do, Ohio. Sold by all druggists, 75c. NOTICE ! The Claiborne Couuty Democrat ic Executive Committee if hereby called to meet at the court house on Wednesday, Aug. i6tb, for the purpose of canvassing the vote cast at the primary electiou that is to be held on the 15th inst. At least one member from each district is requested to be at the meeting, and is urgently requested to see that the ballot box from bis district is brought in on the i6tb. C. A. FRENCH, Chairman. J. M. MAGRUDER, Sec'y. Liver Trouble. "I am bothered with live trouble about twice a year," writes Joe Dingman, Web ster City, Iowa. "I have pains in my side and back and an awful soreness in my stomach. lets and tried tnem. used hall a bottle of them I was feeling fine and had no signs of pain." Obtain able everywhere. Advertisement I heard of Chamberlain's Tab By the time I had The Parlor Millinery wish es to say the department to be known as the Woman's Fan cy Work Department, will only charge 10 per cent when goods are sold, for handling and advertising. Those in terested will please begin sending or bringing their goods by Sept. 10th. Mrs. Thos. Turner. ABSOLUTELY FREE. To all who do not want to be cheated, is the opportunity to test the merit and learn the value oFa modern Singer before sending away for, or buying an inferior sewing machine at any price, sure to save money and avoid dis appointment by purchasing of the Singer Sewing Machine Co. Look for the familiar letter "S. HERMAN MARX, Agent. You are î» PAY YOUR ACCOUNTS BY CHECK V Deposit with a* Guaranteed Bank. anteed by the Bank Depositors Guaranty Fund of the State of Mississippi. Our Deposits Guar Certificate No. 81, 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 BERNHEIMER, President J. M. TAYLOR, Vice President-Manager J. B. ALLEN, Active Vice-President GEORGE T. WALNfe, Cashier . Ford Cars Have Been Reduced in Price NEW PRICES Effective August 1, 1916 $360 Ford 5 Passenger Touring, Ford 2 Passenger Runabout, 345 325 Ford Chassis (no body) All prices F. O. B. Factory •These prices guaranteed for one year against-fur ther reduction, but NOT against an advance, around and place your order now. Call L. B. ALLEN, Agent Attention, Please ! 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