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.V¥f->; ♦ f 1 I 4 — ESTABLISHED 1890 DISCONTINUED 1881 PORT GIBSON. ( I AIBORNE CO., MISS.. THURSDAY. SEPT. 21, 1916. . RE-ESTIB1HHED FEB. 2.1171! IEI SERIES.—V OL. XXXIX NO, 27 CIRCUIT COURT Civil Term [Completed in Less Than Three Days. Docket | Unusually Small. The civil term of circuit court convened Monday with Judge £. L. Brien presiding. All of the lo cal court officers and Court Sten ographer T. M. DeLoach were present. The docket was nnusnally small, and the session lasted only two and a half days, the judge ad journing court a little after noon Wednesday. The following jurors served dur ' Ing the session: Jury No. 1— B. F. Parker, F.L Goepel, J. H. Gore, D. B. Coor, W. J. Manns, J. J. Moore, J. T Knight, F. A. Peyton, F. P. Pow ell, D. F. High lender,, M. C. Fos. ter, M. J. Spencer. Jury No. 2— W. L. Davis, J. W. Porter, T. J. McClure, Thos. R. Trim, W. C. Neal, J. S. Porter. The Southern Railroad Co. was made a party to the salt of M. M. Satterfield against the Y. & M. V R. R. C., and the case continued. The case of Eliza O'Qnin vs Eliza Shields was continued. The two suits of Joe Marx et al against the Y. & M. V. R. R. Co. were dismissed by plaintiffs. The case of J. W. Clark vs John A. Gradick was continued, as were also the cases of Merrimac Mfg. Co vs J. W. Clark, H. T. Cottaro & Co. vs J. W. Clark, and Emma Brown vs Ed Logan and W. S. . Callender. S. Greenwald was given a ver dict of $5 against the Y. & M. V R. R. Co. for a dog killed by a train. Complainant sued for $200. The suit of W. A. Smith against H. B. Vardaman was continued. * A. D. Ragsdale, trustee, vs G. C. Goza. Dismissed at plaintiff's Kate" Weils vs Alex Utz. missed. J Dis Willard Levy. Willard Geisenberger Levy, tbe third son of Mr. and Mrs. Byron Levy, passed peacefully and quiet ly away last Sunday at half-past One o'clock. In infancy the little fellow was stricken with spinal meningitis and never fully recov* •red. One who knew bim well said: "An angel on eartb, bis pure spot less soul went straight to Heaven, there to abide forever in tbe bright Sunshine of God's presence. Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Blocb, Mr. Laz. O. Blocb and Mrs. Albert Fiscbel of Vicksburg came to be with tbe family. .1 Don't Neglect Your Cold. Neglected colds get worse, instead of better. A stuffed head, a tight chest must be relieved at once. Dr. Bell's Piue-Tar Honey is Nature's remedy. Honey and glycerine heal the irritated membrane, an tiseptic tar loosens the phlegm, you breathe easier and your cold is broken up, Pleas ant to take, Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar-Honey is an ideal remedy for children as well as grown-ups. At your Druggist, 25c. Adv Shoes, Shoes FOR FALL and WINTER The most complete assort ment ever shown in Port Gibson. FOR MEN v Stacy Adams Company W. L. Douglas Shoe Co. Lynchburg Shoe Company FOR LADIES Zeigler Brothers Halifax Shoe Company Lynchburg Shoe Company FOR CHILDREN Billikin Shoes Lynchburg Shoe Company Halifax Shoe Company We solicit your patronage. Samuel Well. MU Town Schools Open. The High School opened Mon day with an enrollment of 111, the largest for several years. A nutn ber of patrons were present at the opening, and appropriate and ex cellent addresses were delivered by Revs. H. W. Featherstnn and T. J. O'Neil and Mr. J. M. Taylor. Mrs. Sanders, the principal, an nounced that the trustees are planning to make some changes in the length of the noon recess. The colored school also opened with a large attendance. Goes to New Field. W. H. Cooper, who bas bad charge of the tick eradication work iu Adams, Jefferson and Claiborne couuties for tbe past two years, bas been transferred to Neshoba county, and another man will be sent here. Mr. Cooper bas done faithful work and bas almost freed this territory of tbe tick. While firm, be is gentle and persuasive to bis mauner, and usually accomplishes what be undertakes without giving offense. The Reveille regrets ht& departure. Mississippi Presbyterial. All interested in work for Christ at home or abroad are invited to the evening sessions of the Presby terial, to be held in the Presby terian church, Oct. 4th, 5th and 6th.' The morning sessions, for ladies only, will be from 9:30 to 1:30 tbt 5th and 6th. The young people will have the afternoon of the 6th fr 3:30 to am 5:00. MISS S. B. GILKESON, Pres. Miss. Presbyterial. Mrs. R. A. Bryant. Mrs. Rebecca Bryant, wife oi Mr. R. A. Bryant of Hertrauville died there suddenly öo tbe night of nth inst. Mrs. Bryant was 68 years of age, and was a native of Georgia, but bad lived at Hermanville 39 She was a member of tbe years. Baptist church. Besides her husband, deceased leaves three daughters and tour sons. Promising Outlook. Chamberlain • Hunt opened at eleven o'cIock this morning with unusually promising prospets. At 9 o'clock this morning 53 board ing pupils bad registered aod otb ers bave arrived since. Practically all who haVe arrived are new stu dents. Tbe old students, of which 30 or 40 are expected, besides other new ones, are to come yet. Both tbe Acadvmy and Female College are going to oe about full this session. Curb Market Resumed. After remaining in summer re* tiremeut for several mouths, tbe curb market will be resumed uext Saturday morniug. Green groc eries are scarce, aud housekeeper? hod it necessary to ask those who bave vegetables aud other things for sale to meet them on Church street as formerly uext Saturday moroiog. J Editor Reveille : Can you tell tee for what parpose tbe walk was constructed from tbe Fort Gibson Bank corner across Market street? Water stands on it nearly ail tbe time. It is not deep enough to paddle a canoe in, and tbe city fathers will not allow pigs to wallow therein nor ducks to use it for a swimming pool. It is too muddy for tbe use of pedes trians, so for what purpose is it ? AMEN. Do You Feel ioo Per Cent To-Day? A torpid liver reduces your efficiency: a slow working liver makes a slow working mind. Coated tongue, muddy complexion, biliousness and constipation all point to an inactive liver, remedy for quickening the flow of bile and stimulating the action of the liver, chronic draggy, grouchy feeling will give place to the lively step, cherry smile and bright eye of your healthy neighbor. Don't put off getting a bottle at your nearest Druggist, 25c. Po-Do-Lax is Natures' The Adv Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S C A SXO R IA FAIR BOOSTERS. Train of Autos Will Start Next Thursday to Advertise the Fair and County. J. M. Magruder, chairman of the booster committee of the County Fair, expects to go to Vicksburg next Thursday with a train of fif teen or twentv automobiles. After visiting Vicksburg, the party may visit Jackson and Natchez. During the fair last year, the directors decided to send a party of boosters out to advertise the fair and county generally, and Mr. Magruder was placed at tbe head of the committee. A number ot cars and considerable money were promised, and the boosting will soon begin. All owners of cars are invited to join the party. The party will include the may or, board of aldermen, fair officials and other prominent men of town and country Upon arriving at Vicksburg, the party expects to confer with the Board of Trade, Young Men's Business League and other organizations of that city in order that a large number ot Vicksburgers may visit the fair od the i8tb, 19th and 20th of Octo her. Probably as much as $300,000 of Claiborne couuty money goes to Vicksburg annually, and we be lieve for this reason, if for no oth er, tbe business men of that city are interested in Port Gibsou and Claiborne county. While in Vicksburg the party will make tbe National Park Ho tel its headquarters. A repair car will follow the pa> ty, so that in case of accident there may be no delay. Ginners* Report. According to the report of W. A. Fife, census reporter for Clai borne county, tbe present crop isy ahead ot last year in point of gath Up to Sept, ist of this ermg. year there were 76 bales ot cotton ginned in the county, as compared with 50 bales to tbe same date last year, an increase of 26 bales. Mrs. Bertha Marx. Mrs. Bertha Marx died at ber home in Monroe, La., Sept. ntb. Mrs. Marx was a native of Port Gibson, and was a daughter of tbe late Meyer Levy. She was fifty years of age. Besides five children, she leaves a brotner, Maurice Leyy, of Lafayette, Ind. Card of Thanks. I take this method of thanking all who so kindly gave their ser vices in my sad bereavement, and can only say from the bottom of my heart, thank you, and God bless you. Your many kind nesses will never be forgotten. R. A. Bryant and Children. I Hebrew New Year. The Hebrew New Year will begin on tbe evening of tbe 27th and continue through tbe 28th. A student from tbe Cincinnati He brew College will conduct tbe services. Special music is being prepared, and the day will be ap propriately observed. Small Place Sold. R. L- Burkhaad of Hermanville has bought of S. Bernheimer the Bryant place of 139 acres near Hermanville. He will improve the property and move his family there. Mr. Gilford Watson took the öath ot an attorney before Judge Brein in court Monday, and bis first case was assisting Attorney Drake in defending tbe railroad in tbe damage.suit of S. Greenwald. He made bis maiden speech Tues* day, and made a good impression. The Reveillle Has received an interesting letter from tbe Colony school, but as no name accom pnied tbe letter it caonot be pub lished. If tbe writer will let bis or ber name be known to tbe pa per, tbe letter will appear next week. KNIGHT 500 Acres Near Caddie Sold to Missouri Man ai 120. George Mebler of 'Missouri agreed to buy from tbé Pert son Bank a part of Jones property, known as §8§Ü \] place, near Carlisle, about 500 acres, for $ While a deed to the property bas| not been made, Mr. «eM put up a forfeit and bas arrange to take over the property in tb near future.' ®P& ■ ' The sale was made T. McAlester, teal esfi le deafer. The place is a valuable property. Mr. Mebler expects to take pos. session Jan, ist of next yaaf. bas Gib . per acre h is Tough or piei i The Maxwell car Have T. F. Clark o ville to show it to y mi. re at. tärman - Blanche Wilbert, a t tgr wort] employed in tbe :ome of L. an Abraham, was tried. before Justice Hedrick and seutenet i tu pafft fine of $50 and serve 91 -;ys on the county farm for larceny. A num ber of sheets and otbe household ■-fleets belonging to Mr Ab rah 4 family were found -it* sion. posse Give the Max we . * c lefore buying yonf |f, )rice elsewhere. T. F. Clark, Agent trfhtl See — Mrs. C. R. Frank, w ; uteen visiting Mrs. K. E. <*1:1, y fell down the steps at tie laucî'f home this week ahd bruised. It is tjibugU that! 00 bones were broken, b it she jwiil be confined to her be' for . m time. was fcirldf y A visit to our stçre wifi convince you 'S largest . ... WmSt and bes Fall new t prices that beat a il competi tion. We can supply , -, *!£ the entire family with almost anything you may need. We show nothing but good, re liable merchandise at very lowest price, and one price to all. Your money back if any thing is not ^entirely satisfactory. The store where you are always welcome. David Bock's Department Store Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S CASTOR I A Just Received ! our Tafety and Novelty Silks Aiull line of Boys aud Youths Suits, Towels,. Table Damask and Toi lets, Quilts, Sweaters of all kinds, Men's, Ladies' aud Children's Under wear. Call and buy from us at reasonable prices. STATEMENT Of the Financial Condition of the Port Gibson Bank, Located at Port Gibson, iu tbe County ot Clai borne, State of Mississippi, at the close of busi ness Sept. 12, 1916, made to the^Board of Bank Examiners. - • 1 RESOURCES. .■..$166,899 44 .. 30 30 I Loans and Discounts. J Overdrafts, unsecured j lijnds, securities, etc., owijed, iuclud 35,600 00 mg premium on same Warrants (State, County, District and Cunicipal)... aranty Fund with State Treasurer. I Bunking house and lot. j * Jther real estate owned. I Furniture and fixtures. i Dae from other banks. cchange and checks for next day's Clearings. I t aper currency. Gold coin. 277 84 1.000 00 4.000 00 26,08317 1.000 00 61,960 64 r 147 66 9,268 00 1,045 00 1.573 30 Silver coin F I Ail other items of resource, viz: 11,783 38 Life insurance .$320.668 73 Total, liabilities. Capital Paid iu, Surplus. fftdivided profits, less amount paid for interest, expenses and taxes .... 5,396 45 00 Individual deposits, subject to check. 127,819 00 Time certificates of deposit. 122403 28 ,$ 50,000 00 . 15,000 00 Dividends unpaid ,$320,668 73 Total I, G. W. Wheeless, Pres't, do solemnly swear .iifct the above is a true statement of the finan '18* condition of the Port Gibson Bank, located -tPort Gibson, in the County of Claiborne, -.täte of Mississippi, at the close of business on the 12th day of Sept., 1916, to the best of my ■knowledge and belief. G. W. WHEELESS, President. Correct—Attest w. C. GUTHRIE, J. T. DRAKE, Directors. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, j Town of Port Gibson. 1 Sworn to and subscribed before me by G. W. vftëeless, this 18th day ot Sept., 1916. R. G. HASTINGS, Notary Public. My commission expires Feb. 12th, 1920. STATEMENT » Of the Financial Condition of the MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN 0ANK. .ccated a Port Gibson, in the County of Clai tjorne, State of Mississippi, at the close of busi ness Sept. 12,1916, made to the Board of Bank lOta.niners. RESOURCES .$214.314 07 unsecured Loans and Discounts. Overdrafts, secured $. --Jn.38.. Warrants (State, County, District and n 38 775 89 1,000 00 . 6,000 00 . 18,899 23 ... V3.II5 00 ... ..4*5?» Municipality).. Guaranty Fund with State Treasurer Banking house and lot. Other Real Estate owned.... PsiiUiture and fixturers..... from other banks. ujscuauge add checks for next day's cleariugs... Other Cash Items. 53 5 » 3 U 31 02 5,958 00 2,885 00 2.353 h Paper currency. Gold coin. Silver coin. All other items ot resource, viz: Expense account. 490 14 Total..,, $ 303.467 68 liabilities Capital Paid in Surplus . $50,000 00 15,000 00 Individual deposits, subject to check. 85,796 77 Savings deposits. Time Certificates of Deposit. Capital stock reduction account. 66,545 34 65.79* *4 333 33 Total ■$303467 68 I, G. T. Walne, Cashier, do solemnly swear that the above is a true statement of the finan cial condition of the Mississippi Southern Bank, located at Port Gibson, in the County of Clai borne, State of Mississippi, at the close of busi ness on the 12th day of Sept., 1916, to the best of my knowledge and belief. G. T. WALNE, Cashier. Correct—Attest S. WEIL. J. N. BRASHEAR, Directors. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, ) Town of Port Gibson, j Sworn to and subscribed before me by G. T. Walne, Cashier, tlj#»-j$th day of Sept., 1916. J. M. MAGRUDER, Notary Public. My commission expires March 17,1920. No Stronger Evidence Cah Be Had In Port Qibson. Look well to their record. What they have done many times in years fone by is the best guarantee of future results. Anyone with a had back; any reader suffering from urinary troubles, from kidney ills, should find comforting words in the following statement. T. D. Wilson, prop, of grocery, 603 N. Union St., Natchez, Miss., I Suffered a great deal 1 * says : from my back and kidneys. I began using Doan's Kidney Pills and soon the pain and lameness in my back left. (Statement given January 27, 1911). , STILL USES DOAN'S. OVER THREE YEARS LATER, Mr. Wilson said : "I didn't have a return of kidney trouble until a short time ago when I caught a slight cold. I got a box of Doan's Lidney Pills as quick as. I could and they relieved me. ' Price 50c, at all dealers. Don't simply ask for a kidney remedy— get Doan's Kidney Pills—the same that Mr. Wilson has twice publicly recommended. Foster-Milburu Co., Buffalo, N. Y. > > CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind Yon Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of Co Our Young people : It is our desire to assist you in forming Ube Saving Dalnt Deposit what you earn each week, month or year. KBBP' A CHBCK on your income and expense. Ubc Beet Receipt you can hold is a cancelled check. MAKE OUR BANK YOUR BANK. Mississippi Southern Bank PORT GIBSON, MISS. Capital and Surplus $65,000 State and County Depository SIDNEY BERNHEIMER, President J. M. TAYLOR, Vice President-Manager J. B. ALLEN, Active Vice President GEORGE T. WALNE, Cashier The Brandi Store -OF THE Valley Dry Goods Company WILL OPEN THEIR NEW STORE IN THE Jordan Building Main Street SATURDAY Everyone is cordially invited to call. eRNS-SYRUP-eRNS Friction Top SYRUP CANS— All Sizes, With'Bales ! We have several carloads of VIRGINIA CAN CO'S cans, and will make prompt shipment of 50 cans up. A Full Line of Packers' Cans for Tomato Clubs. Labels, Glass Jars, Catsup Bottles, Canning Outfits, Capping Steels Tipping Irons, Can Tongs, Solder, Fluxing, Sal Amoniac, Charcoal and Shipping Cases. Write us for prices. T*.. CANNERS SUPPLY CO. Phone 726 Jackson Miss 113 South State St. •The One Great Event Well Worth Your While MISSISSIPPI STATE FAIR Jackson, Miss., October 23 to 28,1918 » Bigger and Better Than Ever Replete With New and Original Features The State's Greatest Agricultural Expo6&$osx Largest Live Stock Exhibits in the South ' Hundreds of Splendid Free Attractions Official Exhibits by Juvenile Clubs ot State A Fine Racing Prografli for Rich Purses Premium Lists Larger Than Ever Before A Series of Notable Athletic Events The Timekeeper of Mississippi's Progrès» REDUCED RATES ON ALL RAILROADS '