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The County Fair.
It is only about one month be fore the County Fair. Has every citizen of the county realized that this is HIS or HER Fair? If not you are neither doing your duty nor living up to your privilege. This is the one time of the year to Are YOU boost your couuty. going to do it? Are YOU getting ready to make this the best Fair the county has ever had? Your officers are giving freely oi their time and energies, but unless YOU do YOUR part it caooot be a success. Remember it is YOUR advei tisement whether you would have it so or not. There is scarcely a farm or household in the county but has something that should be on exhibition. Do not wait to be You can be sure ot a welcome | You can be sure ot a welcome. "It ain't the guns or armament, nor funds that they can pay, I But close co operation that makes I them win the day— I It ain't the individual, nor the I army as a whole, I But the everlasting team work of | every bloomin'soul.'' | asked, but take it in and see that your neighbor brings bis. — KiplioQI CITIZEN. Hackett gave the Club and guests a most deligbtlul treat oo McDowell Music Club. Misses Wharton, Harrison and Sept. I 2 tb. Just before each se lection was given there was a brief sketch ot the life of the composer; also the solo selections. I feel sure the entire Club bas decided to enter tbe year's work, the study ot American composers and tbeir compositions witb re newed enthusiasm and a desire to give tbeir best. Misa Rogers, ably assisted by two vocalists, will give tbe pro gram on tbe 28th inst., at tbe resi deoce of Mrs. M. H. Rogers. Tbe 6tb is tbe regular time for tbe meeting, but it was found more convenient have it on tbe 28th, * * * Are You Looking Old? Old age comes quick enough without in viting it. Some look old at forty. That is because they neglect the liver and bow els. Keep yonr bowels regular and your liver healthy and yon will not only feel younger but look younger. When troubled with constipation or biliousness take Cham berlain's Tablets. They are intended es pecially for these ailments and are excel lent. Easy to take and most agreeable in effect. Obtainable everywhere. Advertisement REGANTON. Miss Auuie May Holiday of Learned is tbe attractive guest ol Mr. and Mrs. X. E. Wilkerson. Miss Myrtle Annie Hutchins is $ enjoying a visit from her friend, - Miss Neno. of Gulfport. Miss McClure of Mosstown is thê pleasant visitor in Mr. and!.. Mrs. X. E. Wilkerson's home. In tbe Presbyterian church at Betbesda on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Sept, iotb, a large com paoy of interested friends and relatives witnessed tbe beautiful marriage celebration, when Miss Carrie May Hackler became tbe happy bride of Mr. Albert BeDja , mio Crawford of Regaoton, Rev. ]. C. Stewart ot Learned 'reading tbe impressive service which marked tbe consecration of tbe plighted troth of these fond hearts. to assist in tbe battles of liie. The only attendants were, Miss Ethel Crawford, the lovely sister of the groom, maid of honor, and Mr. Ray Hackler, tbe brother of tbe bride, and who is a member of Compauy D at Camp Swep Tay This splendid young man has won as his life companion one who will be to bim all that is to be desired After tbe ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Crawford came to Regaoton, lor. the borne of tbe groom, where a ... reception was tendered them in tbe borne of Mr, Crawford's parents, Mr. and Mrs. j. M. Crawford, Mrs. Crawford was ably assisted] Ethel and Little Naomi, and Mrs. ]. B. Foster, who formerly was 10 this pleasant duty by 4 be daugh ters of tbe home, Misses Lucy and Miss Mary Crawford. Just opened aline of Queen Qual ity Shoes, all tbe latest styles and toes, also a new line of the cele brated Educator Shoes for Boys and Girls. David Bock's Department Store. woman, highly esteemed by all classes, died at Askamala on Wed-] A Good Servant Departs. Maria Carter, a worthy colored oesday, the fourteenth instant. She was tbe wife of Henry Aby Carter, a skilled mechanic, who a well kDown character throughout this state and Old Vir-[to was gioia, haviog long been a stage coach driver ia the famous pioneer days wbeu taverns aud knighthood were in flower. Her progenitors came, from the eastern shore of Maryland and were noted for honest, industrious habits, inculcated by their owner, ibe late Doctor T. B. Magruder, . , , . , .ered upon her earthly dut.es. Quite early in life she was present« ed, with her mother, as a gift to his son, Captain Joseph Magruder, and afterward transferred to bis her eighty odd years were speut in faithful service. be not to on whose plantation she first eu oi brother's household continuation of where the a It was her proud boast that she bad been born into the family of bet^ white folks and expected to rive and die with them, and she never betrayed them. Truly a remarkable example of unswerving | fidelity, such as the baseless struc . cnrip.v w lHnm c 01 modern society seldom I ears - ' I We sorrow for her departure, I though not as those without hope I f or we koow that io the sweet fieldl I f | OI11 ' deD our souls sha11 meet and | mingle in closer ties of a common cosmic com-1 I passionate love which shall enwrap all as witb a garment -white to the jj em 1, # nrotberbood. There shall be no discrimination regarding relations either as to color dition. or con Each and every hue shall | he dissolved in the Divinely * * re to Trunks, Suit Cases, Hand Bags, Mattings, Rugs and Linoleums, all •pecially priced at David Bock's Department Store CASTOR IA For Infants and Children In Use For Over 30 Years by I Always bears ___ the Signature of Rubbing Eases Paie Rubbing sends tbe liniment tingling through the~flesh and quickly Stops pain. Demand a liniment that you can rub with. The beSt rubbing liniment is in in . MUSTANG LINIMENT Good for the Ailments of Horses, Mules, Cattle, Etc. of is Good for your own Aches, Pains, Rheumatism, Sprains, Cuts, Burns, Etc. ^ 25c. 50c. $1. At all Dealers. I State of Mississippi, I To Wra. A. Brown: |. You are hereby commanded to appear before the Chancery Court of the County of Claiborne, in said State, on the First Monday of No vember, A. D. 1916, to defend the I mflt In said court of Estelle Brown, I therein you are the defendant. This da y of September, A. D. 1916. | Resolutions of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen ot Port Gibson, Miss., in Regard to the Con struction of Sidewalks, Adopt ed at the Regular September I Meeting, 1916 . BE IT RESOLVED BY THE | | I I I B. H. MOREHEAD, Chancery Clerk. sept2i-3t BOARD OF MAYOR AND AL DERMEN OF THE TOWN OF PORT GIBSON, MISSISSIPPI AS FOLLOWS: ist. That tbe following special mprovements are necessary in the town of Port Gibson, towit: unL I >orm sidewalks upon the follow in 8 streets and parts of streets, to wit: , (a) Sidewalks on both sides of Farmer street ftom Carroll slIeel I to Coffee street, aud on the west side of Farmer street from Coflee s,reet t0 Greenwood street, to be 1 four feet wide. (b; Sidewalks upon both sides of Cotton street from tbe north I side of Grange street, to the right of way of the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad Company; tbe same to be of a width of six feet, aod on tbe east side from tbe Y. & M. V. right of way south to tbe point of intersection witb the road leading to Chamberlain-Hunt Academy, same to be of a width of four feet. (c) Sidewalks upon tbe east side of College street from Fair street to Walnut street ; aod upou both sides of College street from Walnut street to Greenwood street, and upon the west side of College street extension to tbe southern boundary of tbe property of Mrs. Sadie B. Herlitz; tbe same to be of a width of five feet. (d) Sidewalks upon both sides 0 f Walnut street from Cotton street 1 College street ( to be of a width] ( of four feet, (e) Sidewalks npon both sides of Carroll street from Cotton to on . . . .. , College street, and upon the no:tb side of Carroll street from College street to Marginal street; to be of | a width of four feet. - (f) SidewalLs upon both sides of Jackson street f^u Farmer to C°^ e 8 e street, ar<i upon the north side of Jackson street from College street to Marginal street; to be of I . width of four feet | (g) Sidewalks on both sides of I Coffee street from Farmer to Col I ^ e R e streets, and upon the north | »Me of Coffee street from College street to Marginal street, and on the south side of Coffee street from I Marginal street to the end of Cof I f ee street; to be of a width of four | feet, (h) Sidewalks upon the north I side of Chtnquepin street from [I Farmer street to Cotton street, and upon both sides of Chinqnepin I street from Cotton street, to Col ,e ß e street and npon the south! !| d * of Chineqnepin street from College Street tc \ a P olnt 600 feet east of the l ntersect | on Q f Marginal and Chinquepin streets; I to be of a width of four feet. I 0 ) Sidewalks upon the north slde of China street from Mar ket street to Farmer street, and upon both sides of China street from | Farmer street to College street, and on the south side of China I Street * rom College street to Vine street; tobe of a width of four] (j) Sidewalks on the north side I of Oak street from Farmer street | t0 Cotton street, and on both sides j ~ f? ak s,;eet fron \_Cotton street to College street; to be of a width of four feet. (k) Sidewalks on the north side of Greenwood street from the Pow er House to Cotton street; and on both sides of Greenwood street from Cotton street to College street, and upon the north side of Green- J wood street from College street t© the Protestant Cemetery; to be of a width of four feet. ( l ) Sidewalks on the east side of Vine street from Coffee street to Carroll street; to be of a width of four feet. feet. [ (ni) Sidewalks upon the west j I side of Marginal street from Chin quepin street to Carroll street, to J be of a width of four feet. . All of said sidewalks to be of 1 concrete, made and completed ac carding to plans and specifications now on file with the Clerk of the Board of Mayor & Aldermen of said town, which are here referred to and made part of this resolution, | and are hereby adopted as specifi cations for the sidewalks to be con structed under this resolution. 2nd, Resolved further that the| cost of such special improvements shall be assessed against the abut ting property owners in the man ner and in the proportion directed by Chapter 260 of the Acts of 1912, except that the municipality shall bear the expense, if any, of all in -1 terest charges upon deferred pay ments. The property owners shall have the right of paying such as- I sessment in.cash within thirty days after ascertainment, or of doing I the work according to the plans and specifications referred to at their own expense within 60 days from service of notice as herein af ter provided; or at their option may pay one-tenth of such cost in cash, and the remainder in nine equal J annual installments, upon their executing notes for such deferred | payments secured by Hen upon the abutting pioperty as provided by law. I 3rd. Resolved further that this resolution be published once each week for three successive weeks in the Port Gibson Reveille, a public newspaper published in said town, and that all property owners a owning property abutting up on said streets are hereby notified * that they may, if they so desire, file protests against such special improvements, such protests to be in writing and to be filed with the clerk of this Board within ten days | next after the completion of the publication herein provided for. If a majority of the property owners actually residing upon property owned by them and included with in that part of any street ordered to be specially improved or other - wise actually occupying property owned by them, and included within that part of any street so ordered to be specially Improved, shall so protest against snch spec ial improvements, then the same shall not be made. Such objections will be heard at the next regular meeting of this Board after ten days from the completion of said publication. 3 BE IT FURTHER' RESOLVED: That the marshal serve a written notice on the owner, or owners, their agent, or attorneys of any land abutting on said sidewalks, requiring them within 60 days from the date of service of such notice, to complete the construct ion required, such notice to con tain a full description of the con struction required; and in default of the completion of such construe tlou, tbe mavor, under the direct ion ot tbe street committee, shall without further notice proceed to cause said sidewalks to be con structed as herein ordered, at tbe expense of the owner, or owners, as aforesaid, which expense shall be assessed and collected as pro vided by law. C. R. WHARTON, 1 Clerk of tbe Board of Mayor and Aldermen ot Port Gibson, Miss. NOTICE. ~ , . „ » , men of the town of Port Gibson, ■ , ... „ , . . s re 8 u ar ? ïiï ,f 9 6 t *! g receive seal sidewalk In said 1«n, dU*h.t"id j Q resolution adopted by said Board at its regular September 1916 meeting and fully described In specifications on file and on the minutes of said Board for said meetln*. which are here referred to. All bids must comply in every respect with the said specifications and with the provisions adopted therein in respect thereto, and the contract, when let, will he let strictly in accordance with the terras thereof. The right to reject all bids is reserved C R. WHARTON, Clerk of the Board of Mayor ano Aldertben of the Town of Port Gibson, Mississippi. Notice Is hereby given that the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the Town of Port Gibson, Missis sippi, will at its regular October 19^6 meeting or at some regular meeting thereafter issue the bonds of said town for the sum of Twenty Thousand Dollars (.$20,000.00), such bonds to be in denominations of $500.00 each and to fall due as follows : in nine annual install ments, elfcht of which installments are to be $2,000.00 each and the ninth tobe $4,000.00. and to bear interest at the rate of five percent. I per annum, with interest payable | annually. The proceeds of said j issue will he used in paving the sidewalks upon-certain streets of said town, according to a resoln tion adopted by said Board at its September 1916 meeting, plans and specifications file in the office of the clerk of said Board. C. R. WHARTON, Clerk of the Board of Mayor and Notice of Bond Issue. as per now on Aldermen of the Town of Port Gibson, Mississippi. NOTICE I The Board of Mayor and Aider men of the Town of Port Gibson, Mississippi, will at its regular October 1916 meeting receive sea! ed bids for the purchase of a bond issue of said town, amounting to $20.000.00, said bonds to be issued in denominations of $500 00 each and the same to fall due as follows: in nine annual installments, eight of which installments are to be \$?, 000.00 each and the ninth to be $4,000 00, and to bear interest at the rate of five per cent, per annum payable annually. A certified (check for $250 00, payable to the each bid Tbe proceeds of said ' ssu ® w *'i bfc kor paving cer ta ^ n sidewalks in said town, as desi * nated ln resolution adopted at tbe regular September 1916 rueeting thereof. The right to Ie J ect ^ is reserved, t , , C. R. \A HARTON, Clerk of the Board of Mayor am! Aldermen of the Town of Port Gibson, Mississippi, Claiborne County, Mississippi, will recive to 2:30 o'clock P. M. on the first Monday in October, 1916, sealed bids for furnishing said county for two years from Octo ber, 1916, all record and blaak pay certificates, stationery, office supplies, legal forms, and such other books and blanks as are used by the County and District officers; bids will be received according to the following classifications, towit: IS L Blank Books and Record Books; 2 nd. Printed Blanks and Printed Stationery; 3rd. B«| ed a nd Printed Blanks; 4th.. Tax Receipts, Warrants and such forms n simple binding; 5th. Stationery, Office Supplies and Furniture The contract for above mentioned supplies will be let according to Chapter 280 of the Laws of Mis sissippi, Acts 1916. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bv order of the Board. B. H. MOREHEAD, Clerk. clerk of the Board,must accompany NOTICE. The Board of Supervisors of books, tax receipts, warrant books, 3 °d Notice to Creditors. Letters of Administration on the Estate of W. S. Wright, deceased, were granted to me the 7th day of September, 1916, by the Chancery Court of Claiborne County, Missis sippi; and all persons having claims against said Estate are required by law to have same probated, and registered ,by the Chancery Clerk of said Claiborne County, Mississippi within one year from date hereof, or they will be forever barred. This September 11th, 1916. S. H. BAGNELL, Administrator. on > s!4 ABSOLUTELY FREE. To all who do not want to be cheated, is the opportunity to test tbe merit and learn the value of a 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 faraiHar letter "S. HERMAN MARX, Agent. You are M W.L. DOUGLAS "THE SHOE THAT HOLDS ITS SHAPE " 33.00 $3.50 AND $4.00 You can Save Money by Wearing W. L. Douglas Shoes. The best Known Shoes in the World. W . L. 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Write for in- i Wn toresting booklet explaining- how to r YJ fret shoes of the highest standard of quality for the price, by return mail, post age free. ar In w—• n ù ■ l - WM .<3 A I O ! ; <■ * i J 0 IUI / 4 / retail 8 r 4 no more -✓/I ... m - V-TSr ff 1 . / I - *0 SZpVÇb Pf .» 4 . 0 » Ü r 6* w u 1 •• J V u W ■ BEWARE OF S:/P SUBSTITUTES IV/ U AS BOYS SHOEÎ wort a ItJE — President Ç ^ W. !.. Uouglas Shoe Co, 183 Spark St., Krockton, Mass. B at Jti tho ^ _ >3.00 $3.SO LOOK FOR W. L. LOUCHAS NAME AND THE RETAIt. PRICE STAMPED ON THE BOTTOM. I W J S old by S AMUEL WEIL. PORT GIBSON, MISS. t 7 % là f a > • f * All Points in United States , Jh > .0 »je * % > ê e % f. iVi NEIL CALLAHAN WILIAM MCLELAN The Vicksburg: Boiler & Iron Works Boiler Tubes r '-.At o . — I fußt c-* O yj Pipe JZ W : . Û. Valves m to o ■0Y . O O C N. w . u) o and - 88*^ .•;?> '2 ÊjM Fittings ' mm ■ . 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LATIMEE Sz, CO., Props. til au?3i Blank Forms for Sale by Reveille ■ L 'I .. jtè'v'w mn es»? 1# ÀŒ 3 w mm ■ E $ FOR SALE No. 84—400 acres seven miles from Port Gibson, make fine stock farm, grasses un usually one, about 75 acres fine level land, two good tenant houses, one mile to post office. For quick sale $5.00 per acre. The Barbour Realty Company, VICKSBURG. MISS. Cuts, Bums, Bruises. Sores, Wounds and Piles quickly heated witb Arnica Salve. It prevents infection, is antiseptic, soothing, healing. Try it once. Money Back If It Fails. Tbe Original and Genuine. Bucklen's Arnica Salve Heals the Hurt All Druggists :afera, 25 c. ; n Children Cry FOR FLETCHER'S C A S T OR I A