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Mrs. S. W. Eoglesiug has re
turned to Idlewild, her suburban
Messrs. C. A. and F. L. Goepel
are spending the week in New Or
Mr. R. H. White ot Brook
haven is visiting his daugbier t Mrs.
jobn Bunting,
Miss Nora Freeland spent last
week with Mrs. H. W. „M; Drake
near Westside.
Miss Florence Levy, who has
been nursing in Louisiana, is at
. home for a rest.
Miss Juliet Featherstuo has re
turned from Leland where she
saog for a revival.
• Mr. Laz. Aoraham will leave
Saturday to spend a few days in
Baton Rouge, La.
Dr. W. D. Redus attended a
meeting of railroad surgeons in
New Orleans last week.
Miss Ariel Jones, who has beta
visiting relatives here, has been ill
at a Natchez sanitarium for the
past week.
Mrs. R. C. McCay bas moved
to Vicksburg where her daughter,
Miss Lucile, is employed with the
Valley Dry Goods Co.
Mr. aud Mrs. C. C. Pittmao bf
Shaw were called to this couoty
last week by the death of Mrs.
Pittman's father, Mr. Trim.
Palm Olive Soap, $1 per doz.
C. E. Morris.
MaDy acres of cotton were plant
ed last week. J. B. Allen has a
large part of bis crop up.
Whole Wheat Flour.
C. E. Morris.
The price of hogs has gone so
high, many farmers expect to in
crease their herds this year.
Carload Tennessee Mules and
Mares arrived today at Marx &
Morehead Stable. —
A rainfall of 1.47 inches was re
corded yesterday. Tbe continued
rains have badly delayed farming.
King Philips Mills Nainsook.
C. E. Morris.
The oat and wheat crops in
'Claiborne county are unusually
fine this year, and promise excel
lent yields.
Seed Corn—early varieties.
C. E. Morris.
Mr. H. C. Powers, the new tele
phone manager, arrived last week,
and is preparing to take charge of
the exchange.
We are agents for the wonderful
Wirtmore and Wellworth Shirt
Waist. A new arrival of wonder
ful values at $1.00, at
David Boca's Department Store.
The Reveille could not get tbe
proceedings of the* boards of al
dermen and supervisors in time
for publication today.
Mr. B. H. Morehead has re
turned from Tennessee buying
Mules and Mares for Marx &
Tbe petition calling C. L. Will
ta announce for supervisor con
tained 73 names, but space forbids
printing the entire list.
Bargains in Lace and Embroid
C. E. Morris.
Louis Pollard, a worthy colored
mao,aged 70 years,died io tbe third
district last Thursday. Practical
ly all of bis life was speot on tbe
Bagoell place.
Fresh Garden Seed. Fresh Stock
and Poultry Food.
C E »Morris.
Low Prices on Harrows
8-16 inch Discs, with 3 Horse Hitch
10-18 inch Discs, with 4 Horse Hitch,
12-18 inch Discs, with 4 Horse Hitch
50x5-8 inch Teeth
60x5-8 inch Teeth
These are not light, cheap harrows. They are as
good as can be bought, and are equal to any on the mar
ket. Above prices subject to change without notice.
Teteohone 43
Born, to Mr. aod Mrs. W. A.
Childs, of West Virgioia, April
3rd, a son. Mrs.
formerly Miss Emma Goepel of
Port Gibson.
Chiids was
If you need a good Mule or
Mare see us before buying. Guar -
antee to save you money.
Marx & Morehead Stable*
Grading of tbe sidewalks pre
t aratory to laying concrete walks
as begun this week. Contractor
Leibemann is here, and will begin
Jayiug concrete as soon as gravel
Chick Feed, Poultry and Stock
•Feed; Grit and Oyster Shell for
C. E. Morris.
The Regent ot the D. A. R.
Chapter calls a meeting of all men
and women interested in Red
Cross organization to meet at tbe
Court House, Saturday, April 71b,
at ii o'clock.
Fresh Sunshine and N. B. C.
Cakes and Crackers.
C. E. Morris.
.The board of supervisors is ad
vertisiog for three bridges, oue to
be erected over S'* Sand
Regautou, ooe at Tillman aod tbe
other over Bayou Pierre at tbe
railroad bridge.
Full Cream Cheese, 25c.
C. E. Morris
The board of supervisors has
ordered the election commissioners
to bold an election in tbe fourth
district on Saturday, April 28th,
for a supervisor to fill tbe unex
pired term of the late W. R. Trim.
The Parlor Millinery
Mrs. Thos. Turner.
Phone 138.
The Reveille was in error in
stating last week,that Miss Annie
Naasson bad been operated oo for
appendicitis. It was her sister,
Miss Fannie, of New Orleans who
suffered tbe operation. She is
rapidly improving.
nothing to add bnt
Pat a-Cak
water for Layer Cake. Cup Cake
Cottage Cake, etc.
C. E. Morris.
Dr. C. T. Tbomsoo is spending
tbe week in tbe Delta. Tbe cam
paign by tbe Presbyterians of Mis
sissippi to raise $150,000 wiil be
pushed at Greenville. Over $ioo,
000 has been secured. Chamber
lain Hunt Academy will be helped
with some of this money.
Mr. W. L* Allen now represent.*
us in the undertaking business at
Pàttison. He will promptly attend
to any thing in this line entrusted
to him.
Levy & Welsch Co. *
Card of Thanks.
We offer heartfelt thanks to our
neighbors and friends for their
many kind acts and sympathetic
words on tbe occasion of tbe last
illness of our father.
and Sisters.
Land Bank Appriaser.
A Washington dispatch to the
New Orleans Times Picayune of
yesterday stated that Charles A.
Gordon of Port Gibson bad been
apponited one of tbe three ap^
praisers of tbe New Orleans Land
Muscle Soreness Relieved.
Unusual work, bending and lifting or
strenuous exercise is a strain on the must
cles, they become sore and stiff, you are
crippled and ip pain. Soan's Linimeat
brings you quick relief, easy to apply, it
penetrates Without rubbing and drives out
the soreness. A clear liquid, ceaner than
mussy plasters or ointments, it does not
stain the skin or cog the pores. Aways
have a bottle handy for the pains, aches of
rheumatism, gout, lumbago, grippe, bruises,
stiffness, backache and all external pain.
At your druggist, 25c. Adv
Among Our Advertisers.
The Gulf Compress Co's.* nine
presses in Mississippi are being
advertised for sale by order of the
federal court. The sale will take
place at Greenville on May Stb.
Bock's Department Store is hav
ing a special sale of summer suits,
ties, etc., for men, all bought be
fore the big rise iu price.
Tbe White Star Market is call
infi special attention to its fine
steaks aod roasts today.
To Property Owners.
Have drain pipes placed on yom
walks and when sidewalks are laid
they will be put in free.
* 5-4
Sidewalk Committee
E NOUGH antique rose
wood, cherry, and ma
hogany furnitue for a new
colonial house in Southern
style. Also several very
old pianos, spinets and me
lodeons, vases; cut glass
prisms, wall candelabra and
lightingfixtures,three black
and white marble mantels;
curtain hooks; pieces inlaid
with pearl? black pieces
decorated in Chinese style;
dinner set of china; orna
ments and old pictures;
clocks; grandfather clock.
Also any rare old relic.
Address "Antique," care
Reveille. ,
Want Own Road Tax.
A petition from the fourth dis
trier, containing 83 names, was
presented to the board of super
visors Mooday asking that tbe
fourth be made a separate road
district io order that all of tbe
money may be used~oo tbe roads
ia that district. No action was
taken at this meeting, but S. H.
Bagneil was employed to fiod bow
much taxes each district of the
county pays.
Lazy Liver Is Spring Fever
Same old symptoms—coated tongue, bad
breath, headache, dizziness. Brighten up.
Don't let a sluggish liver dull yout brain!
Po-Do-Lax, nature's liver regulator, made v
from tbe may apple, makes work easier for
your liver. It stimulates the flow of bile
and by its mildly laxative quality removes
the impurities that clog your intestines.
Clear up that muddy complexion, chase
out that tired feeling with PorDo-Lax.
Get a bottle to-day at your druggist. 50c.
Mr. Henry Turner Bailey of
Boston will lecture on Tuesday
evening, April 17th, under tbe
auspices of the Book Club, Mr.
Bailey is regarded as one of tbe
most brilliant lecturers on art to
this country. His words, whether
read on current periodicals or
deeper studies, or beard from the
lecture platform, always arrest
attention. Wherever Mr. Bailey
is koowo, tbe announcement that
be is to be tbe speaker of tbe
eveoiug 'is equivalent to sayiog
that tbe auditorium will be filled
to its capacity to bear him.
Let Us Have a Flag!
Every Town is Growing
Patriotic. Cannot Port
Gibson Be So ?
How's This?
We offer One Hundred Dollars Reward for any
case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by Hall's
Catar^ Cure.
Hall's Catarrh Cure has been taken by catarrh
sufferers for the past thirty-five years, and has
become known as the most reliable remedy for
catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure acts thru thç blood
on the mucous surfaces, expelling the poison
from the blood and healing the diseased por
After you have taken Hall's Catarrh Cure for
a short time you will see a great improvement
in your general health. Start taking Hall's
Catarrh Cure at once and get rid of catarrh
Send for testimouials. free.
F. J. CHBNEY &»CO., Toledo, Ohio.
Sold by ail Druggists. 75c.
Notice to Teachers.
The April examinerons for li
cense to teacb, will be held as
follows: The first and third Thurs
days, Friday« and Saturdays of
April for white teachers; the sec
ond and fourth Thursdays. Fri
days and Saturdays for colored
Why Constipation injures.
The bowels are the natural sewerage
system of the body. When they become
obstructed by constipation a part of tha
poisonous matter which they should carry
off is absorbed into the system, making
you feel dull and stupid, and interfering
with the digestion and assimilation of food.
This condition is quickly relieved by
Chamberlain's Tablets. Obtainable
First to Enlist.
James W. O'Neil and Kenneth
M, Thomason, students in Port
Gibson Female College, joined the
U. S. Marine Corps last Thurs
day. These two young men are
about the same age—being nearly
twenty years old, and are both of
fine physique and in perfect health,
and bad no trouble in passing the
examination. They were both in
the junior Year iu College, and
would have graduated next year
bad they continued in school.
Mr. -Thomason is from Alto,
Louisiana, and hails from one of
the best families in the State.
Mr.. O'Neil is the eldest son of
Rev. T. J. O'Neil, President of
Port Gibson Female College. He
was in charge of the Rocky Springs
Circuit, and was doing a noble
work on his charge. The work
wilfjbe carried on by bis father,
so there will be no suspension of
service on the circuit..
For Your Child's Cough
Here's a pleasant cough syrup that every
child likes to take. Dr. Bell's Pine-Tar
Honey. If your child has %deep hacking
cough that worries you give him Dr. Bell's
Pine-Tar Honey, the soothing pine balsams
relieve the cough, loosens the phlegm and
heals the irritated tissues. Get a bottle
to-day at your druggist and start treatment
at once. 25c,
The Board of Supervisors of
Claiborne County, Miss^, will re
ceive to 2 o'clock P. M. on Wed
nesday, tbe third day of their
regular May, A. D. 1917. meeting,
of said Board, sealed bids for
building bridges over the following
streams towit: Tabor Creek at
TillmMi, District No. 5, Big Sand
near Reganton, District No. 3,
Bayou Pierre at Two Mile Ferry,
Districts Nos. i and 2, according
to plans and specifications on file
in the office of the Chancery Clerk
«»f said county,
quired to be accompanied by a cer
tified check for $1000 00 made
payable *0 the Clerk of said Board
as a guarantee of good faith. Bids
to he made on each bridge separ
ately, and on all three bridges as a
The Board reserves the right to
reject any and all bids.
By order of .the Board.
All bids are re
Samuel Weil
You are cordially invited to
inspect my
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Spring and
My stock is New and Up-to
Date in all Departments.
Mail aud 'phone orders giv
en prompt attention.
Samuel Weil,
'Phone 261
For Infants and Children
In Use For Over 30^Yearss
Always bears
Signature of
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a.rA. wf\.ei\ever tf\.ere!r company fjBfc
awi\k Refre^kiiv^
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Bieoennom Gcnfly Co., Agenis

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Prime Beef
The above phras# is _yery
often misused, but HERE in
this new, up-to-date shop you
will find that the
are in perfect keeping with
what your conception of prime
beef is.
What is more, you will find
this market a splendid exam
ple of genuine cleanliness—
while the service will be ev
erything that is to be desired.
Reasonable prices.
S. T. HAMILTON, Proprietor
Yon are
20 Registered
Shorthorn Bulls
Turner Live Stock Co.
Canton. Miss
To all who do not want to be
cheated, is the opportunity to test
the merit and learn tbe value of a
modern Singer before sending away
for, or buying an inferior sewing
machine at any . price,
sore to save money and avoid dis
appointment by purchasing of the
Singer Sewing Machine Co.
Look for tbe familiar letter "S."
Free Flower Seed
Hastings' Catalogue 1
Tells You About It
No matter whether you farm on ct
large scale or only plant vegetables
or flowers in a small way, you need
Hastings' 1917 Seed Catalog. Jt'a
ready now and-we have a copy for
you absolutely free, if you ask for it,
mentioning the name of this paper.
In addition to showing you about all
the varieties of vegetables, farm
grass, clover and flower seeds, this
catalog tells how you can get free five
splendid varieties of easily grown, yet
beautiful flowers, with which to beau
tify your home surroundings.
Good seeds of almost every kind
are scarce this season, and you can't
afford to take chances in your seed
supply. Hastings' Seeds are depend
able seeds, the kind you can always
depend on having "good luck" with.
You are going to garden or farm
ftita spring. Why not insure success
so far as possible by starting with
the right seed? Don't take chances
that you do not have to.
Write today for Hastings' 1917
Catalog. It's free and will both inter
est and help you to succeed in 1917.
— H. G. HASTINGS CO., 8eod«men,
Atlanta, Ga. —Advt.
■3 •
Curriculum in harmony with the lates
educational requirements, faculty strong
health record splendid, buildings comma
dious, sanitary and comfortable, premise
Attendance on the present session better
than usual.
For illustrated catalogue, and special in
formation, address
REV. T. J. O'NEIL, Präsident,
Port Gibeon, Mfiit
Notice of Sale of Property
of the Gulf Compress
Company. \
Henry P. Talmadge, et al )
Gulf Compress Company, et al.
No. 640 In Equity.
. Pursuant to a decree of sale
made and entered in the District
Court of the United States for the
Western District of Tennessee, on
the 7th day of »March, 1917, in
Minute Book 2, page 206, et seq ,
and of the Untied States District
Court for the Northern District ot
Mississippi on »Vtnrch 2i, 1917, in
Minute Book 18, page 12 ot said
court at Oxford, and of tbe United
States District Court for the South
ern Distiictof »Mississippi on March
2ist, 1917, in Order Book 1, page
94, et seq , at Jackson, to which
decrees reference is here made, I,
C. C Hanson, duly appointed,
qualified aud acting receiver of the
Gulf Compress Company, being
.expressly authorized and empow
ered by said decrees so to do, will
sell at public sale to tbe highest
oidder for cash the property of the
Gulf Compress Company hereinaf
ter described, in bar of and fret
from all its rights and equity ot
redemption, and free of all liens oi
every character, and upon She fol
lowing terms, to wit :
Tbe tracts oi land and the com
press plants and equipment situ
ated thereon located in the several
counties of the State ot Mississippi,
hereinafter mentioned will first be
ffered for sale separately—that is
1 o say, all of the land and plants
and equipment thereon in each
particular county win be offered
for sale separately ami when all oi
said property in each cuunty shad
have been offered for sale separate
ly, then all of the said properties
and plants in all of the said va
rious counties will be offered for
sale as a whole, or in their entirety,
and if tbe aggregate of the bids for
said properties in tbe various
counties when separately offered
for sale' shall exceed the amount
bid for the properties sold in the
aggregate or as a whole, then said
separate bids will be accepted,
the bid for all of the properties
when offered as a whole exceeds
the aggregate of the bids for the
properties located in the various
counties when offered separately,
then the bids for the property as a
whole will be accepted. The sale
of said properties whether solo
separately or as a whole will be for
cash, but outstanding receiver's
certificates and - first mortgagt
oonds or other evidences oi in
debtedness which have been spe
cifically adjudicated as valid sub
• Sting liens on tbe property of the
said Gulf Compress Company., by
the United Stales District Conns
aforesaid, will be received in pay
ment for said property to the
extent and in Ihe manner provideo
m tbe said decrees of sale,
purchaser or purchasers will ac
quire an absolute title in fee
simple. No bid will be accepted
try a party offering to bid for any
of the property or plants located in
any one county of Mississippi, wbert
the same is being offered for sale
separately, who shall not previous
ly have deposited with the receiver
as a pledge that he will make good
his bid ii accepted, the sum ot five
thousand dollars ($5,00 00) in
eash, or certified check or checks
on a national batik, made oa en
dorsed payable to tbe order of the
said receiver, or the sum of at least
ten thousand dollars ($10,00000)
iu bonds of (he said Gull Compiess
Company, secured by first mort
gage approved by the court as
aforesaid, aud no bid will be re
ceived ftom any party offering to
bid ior all of said property when
offered as a whole, tiniess he shall
have previously deposited with the
receiver as a pledge that be will
make good his bid if accepted, tbe
sum of twenty thousand dollars
($20,000) in cash, or a certified
check or checks on a national bank
ami payable as atçresald, or bonds

ny to the amount of at least thirty
thousand dollars ($30,000.00), se
cured by first mortgages approved
by the court as aforesaid.
Said sale will be tffkde at the
front door of the county court
house of Washington county, iu
the city of Greenville, Mississippi,
in which is located tbe largest
amount of real property owned by
said Gulf Compress Company iu
any county in said state, at twelve
o'clock, noon,
ON TUESDAY. MAY 8. 1917.
The property that I wiil offer for
sale is specifically described in the
decrees of sale aforesaid, to which
reference is again specifically made,
and is briefly described as follows,
to-wit :
(1) All the real estate and com
press plant and eqnipment located
thereon, owned *by the said Gulf
Compress Company, located in the
city of Tupelo, County of Lee,
state of Mississippi; being the same
real estate drscribed in certain
warranty deeds recorded iu deed
book 71, page 522 and deed book
82, page 206 in the office of the
clerk of the Chancery Court of
Lee County, Mississippi ;
(2) All the rçal estate and com
press plant and eqnipment located
thereon, owned by the said Gulf
Compress Company, located in the
city of Clarksdale, Coahoma coun
ty, Mississippi, being the same
real estate described in a certain
warranty deed recorded in deed
hook 16, page 181 in the office of
the clerk af the Chancel y Court of
Coahoma County, Mississippi ;
(3) All the real estale and two
compress plants and equipment
located thereon, owned by the said
Gulf Compress Company, located
in the city of Greenville, County of
Washington, state of Mississippi,
being the same real estate desciibed
in certain warianty deeds recorded
in deed book 104, page 425 and
deed book 106, page 181 in the
office of the clerk of the Chancery
Court of Washington County,
Mississippi ;
(4) All the real estate and com
press plant and equipment located
thereon, owned by tbe said Gulf
Compress Company, located in
the county of Claiborne and state
of Mississippi, in and near the city
of Port Gibson, being the same
real estate described in a certain
warranty deed recorded in deed
book 3-S, page 288 in the office of
the clerk of the Chancery Court of
Claiborne Comity, Mississippi ;
(5) All the real estate and com
press plant and equipment located
ihereon, owned by the said Gulf
Compress Companv.located in War
ren County, 'State of Mississippi,
in and near the city of Vicksbnrg^^
being the fame real estate described
irt a certain warranty deed recorded
in deed book no, page 190, in the
office of the clerk of the Chancery
Court of Warren County, Missis
sippi; also a certain parcel or tract
of land across the river and in
Madison Parish, state of Louisiana,
described in said deed.
(6) All the real estate and com
ptess plant and eqnipment located
ihereon, owned by the said Gulf
Compress Company, located in the
city of Meridian, County of Laud
erdale, State of Mississippi, being
ihe same leal estate described in
certain warranty deeds recorded in
deed book 86, page 119 and deed
book 78, page 29, in the office of
the cierk of the Chancery Court of
Lauderdale County, Mississippi;
(7) All the real estate and com
press plant and equipment located
ihetecn, owned by the said Gulf
Compress Company, located in the
city of Corinth, County of Alcorn,
State of Mississippi, being the
same real estate described in a
certain warranty deed recorded in
deed book 23, page 134111 the office
of the clerk of the Chancery Court
of Alcorn County, »Mississippi;
(8) All the real estate, being a
ninety nine [99] year leasehold
interest beginning September i,
1906, and tbe compress plant and—
equipment located thereon, owned
by I he said Gnlf Compress Com
pany, located in the city of Jack
son, County of Hinds and state of
Mississippi, being the same real
estate desetibed in a certain deed
recorded in deed hook 49, page
315 in the office of the clef k of
he Chancery Comt of Hinds
County. MlS'issippi;
(9) AH the real estate and cmn
piess plant and equipment located
thereon, owned by the said Gulf
Compress Company, located In the
town of Newton, County of New
ton, State of Mississippi, being the
same real estate described in a
certain warranty deed recorded in
deed book 30, page 4 in th# office of
the clerk of the Chancery Court of
Newton County, Mississippi;
All of which real estate is spe
cifically described in the said de
The same will be sold together
with all the buildings, plants,
chinery and 1 T 1 I fixed property of
every character connected with
said plants, and all the rights,
ways, privileges, advantages and
appurtenances of said parcels of
land, plants and other property,
and all tools, implements, supplies
and personal property located in
each of said plants and belonging
to tbe said Gulf Compress Com
April 2, 1917.—4t.
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