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THURSDAY. DEC 6, 1017 personal Misses Lula and Belle Gilkeson of Waynesboro, Va., are guests of relatives here. Miss Aonie Hall left last week to make her home with her brother io Vicksburg. Mr. and Mrs. Laz Abraham have moved into the Perkin? cot tage on Church street. Mrs* C. A. Goepel departed this week for California to speod a few weeks with her mother. Mr. R. L. Horton of Jonesboro, La., has been the guest of bis brother, Dr. R. L. Hortou. Miss Katherine Watkius, teach iug at Bolton, spent with home folks last week. Mrs. R. B. Anderson was tbe guest for a few days last jveek of Mrs. Lomax Anderson in Jackson. few days a Miss Louise Anderson was at home from All Saints College to spend the Thanksgiving holidays. Miss Mary Whartou, after speod ing a few days at borne, has gone to New Orleans 1 er medical treat meut. Miss Rosa Titche, aber spend S« Louis, og several months i Michigan and elsewhere, has re turned home. Mr. R. B Billtngslea, who has been here for some lime buymg lands, leaves today for his home in Kingston, Jamaica. Mr. H. C. Hampton, who moved with his wife to the H. Drake place recently, will manage tbe property next year. Revs. W. H. Saunders of Fern wood aod C. W. Crisler of Btook haven were guests for two days with relatives ana friends. W. M. Mrs. C. T. Thomson returned extended stay last week from an in New Orleans, where she has been under the care ot a physician. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Woody of Mt. Vernon, Ind , are daughter, Mrs. F. D. Werking, and expect to spend tbe winter here. The family of Mr. H. Drake will move to Port Gibson about Jan. ist and occupy the cot tage at present the home of Mr. C. II. Phillips. The Vicksburg Post* states that Mr. J. W. Jett, formerly of Clai borne county, is critically ill at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W. L. Parker. Miss Gretchen Guthrie, attend ing school in Jackson, and Mr. Sbreve Guthrie of L S. U., were guests of their father for a few days last week. Mr. H. M. Jewitt and family have arrived from Illinois and residiog on the Coleman place, near Hermanville, which they re cently purchased. Lieuts. J. W. Kennedy and L. G. Disbarooo, ]ust back from the yraining camp at Leon Springs, Texas, are here tor a few. days betöre going to their commands. with their W. M. re Don't sell your cattle or hogs until you have consulted Herman & Foster. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Myles Person, Nov. 30th, a daughter. Mr. Gabe Meyer, father of Mr. I. R. Meyer of Port Gibson, died at bis home at Pine B uff, Ark , last Monday. Novelties in Men's and Ladies' Shoes. Men's Work Shoes, $1 50 Ellis Bros. up. Hay is an almost unpurcbasahle commodity in this county, dry summer cut the crop to about third iis normal size. The one The Leighton lands sold Mon day by O. S. Gillis, circuit clerk of Jefferson county, to pay court costs, were bought by Mr. Bedford of tbat county. The best beef and pork always be had of Herman & Foster ,0 WAGONS Solid Gar Load Just Received. Low Prices. CLAIBORNE HARDWARE CO. Telephone 43 . The- County Fair Association t found itself about $300 in debt at the close of tbe 1917 Fair, and the stockholders are endeavoring to meet this deficit by collecting un* paid stock. The International Tailoring Co. ine and also the Hart, Schaffner & Marx line for the finest dresser. Ellis Bros. The Street Committee of the of Port GiDson is having tbe along tbe new walks town banquets graded and smoothed off, which makes a wonderful improvement in tbe appearance of tbe streets. Large selection of tailor made misfits in Men's Clothing Ellis Bros. It is stated for the benefit of those who wish to have their of* chards sprayed next week that the cost of spraying will be about two Tbe work will be cents per tree, done under the direction of an A. & M. College man. Tbe Nickelo will give a Red Cross benefit Friday night at which the gross receipts will oe given. In addition to tbe pictures, there ill he music to break tbe monot ony cents will be charged. w An admission of 25 and 15 Ladies', Misses' and Children's Cloaks, good materials, stylishly made at very attractive prices. -David Bock's Department Store. Mrs. B F. Parker of Port Gib son has been notified of tbe sudden death at Laurel ot her only broth Mr. ). W. Milligao. About two years ago another brother, while night watchman at a lumber plant at Meridian, fell into an open vat of hot water and was scalded to death. er, Fine assortment of Shirt Waists and Sweaters, and Suit Cases. Ellis Bros. of Mr. Harris Dickson, who is one of the speakers in tbe Speaking Campaign on Dec. 13th, has just returned from France, and will speak from first-hand knowledge of war conditions there. He was sent to France by Collier's to col lect material. Big Shipment of Wire. R. B. Billingslea has Just pur chased from tbe Claiborne Hard ware Co. 28,000 pounds of woven and barbed wire with which to fence his Colony place near Rus* Tbe place contains about and Mr. Biliiogslea sum. 2000 acres, expects to enclose tbe whole pro perty in woven wire, though this purchase is said to be only about half tbe amount required. J. A. Callender has tbe contract for re feocing, and be will also manage the property. Herman & Foster pays highest price for cattle and hogs. Spray Week. The following is the list of the places of demonstrations during Spray Your Orchard Week. Dem onstrations in spraying and In pruning will be given. Several other orchards will be worked on, bnt these below will be public demonstrations: Tuesday, Dec. 11— Robt. Bruce in morning; R. Q. Dudley In af ternoon. Thursday, Dec 13—E.W. Whit field in morning; John Wilkinson , 50 in afternoon. Friday, Dec. 14—Mrs. Acker in morning. BLAIR HARRISON, County Agent. The Parlor Millinery Mrs, Thos. Turner. Phone 138. Attending Conference. t Vicksburg this week in attend Tbe Methodist ministers are all ance upon the annual conference j in session there. Those from Port Gibson present are Presiding Elder M. B. Sbar brougb, Rev. H. W. Featberstun ; and President T. J. O'Neil of tbe Female College. Dr. Featberstun goes from tbe Port Gibson charge with every assessment paid io full, and Presi dent O'Neil is armed with a good report of bis institution. It is generally understood that all three of these faithful servants of tbe church will be returoed. Mr. Sbarbrougb bas just com pleted his second year as presiding elder of the district and Dr. Feath erstun has one more year before completing the allotted four years. The College presidency is not lim ited by cburcb law. Ladles', Misses' and Children's Ready Made Dresses, a large vari ety to select from, at prices less than material. David Bock's Department Store. W. B. Thompson Dead. On Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 2:20 o'clock p.m., 1917, W. B. Tbomp son, of Company A, Twelfth Mis stssippi Regiment, C. S. A., aged 72 years, 2 months, a native of Port Gibson, Miss.—N. O. Times Picayune, 5th. Mr. Thompson visited Port Gib* soo recently on bis return to New Orleans from tbe Vlcksourg reun At that time be wished to ion. again make this place bis home, but because of his feeble condition friends persuaded him to return to New Orleans where for years be was ao inmate of tbe soldiers' home. Mr. Thompson was a native of Port Gibson and spent bis early life here. He still has a number ot relatives residing in Claiborne county. y Agents for the Scotch Woolen Mills. Guaranteed alt wool. Tbe old price, $15, coat and pants. Ellis Bros. , Knitting Report. An urgent request has come from Red Cross Headquarters to knit as much as possible between now and the first of January and to concentrate on sweaters, socks and wristlets, knitted pieces shipped this week Is 87: Sweaters, 22; ranfflers, 16; socks, 37; wristlets, 10; helmets, 2. to The number ot Herman & Foster's shop Is where you get the best meats and best service. Money for Teachers. Supt. Russell writes tbat there is now enough money in tbe treasury to meet tbe needs of tbe school fund for tbe first three months. Tbe state distribution of $4687.64, tbe county school tax of $750 paid into the treasury by the sheriff, and the $4000 borrowed by the board of supervisors will be sufficient to pay tbe teachers tbe first three scholastic months. In New arrival ot Stetson Hats. Ellis Bros. To Premium-Winners at Fair. Extracts from rules and regula tions appearing in catalogue of tbe Claiborne Connty Fair: 12. All premiums paid in full if funds warrant. If not prerni urns will he paid in proportion. 20. Where there is no compe tion ONLY a second premium will be given. All claims for premiums won at the 1917 County Fair must be filed with R. R. Bearden, Secretary, on or before Dec. 27, 1917, and such claims filed on or before that date will be prorated according to the funds on hand. Premiums not claimed by above date will be for ever barred. II in I « t > R. R. BEARDEN. Sec'y* The Parlor Millinery will announce for the benefit of those who have waited for bar gains in hats that they will find them in every style and color in the large assortment just received. Mrs. Thos. Turner, Phone 138 FOR SALE—SI* young mares. Well bred. Excellent qualities. Prices reasonable. Cash or credit. 820 *tf W. C. Guthrie. Made to measure Clothing a ipeçtaUy. E11U Broil Samuel Weil j announces ; 1 the daily arrival of New Merchandise for Fall and Winter. Come in and inspect our Newest Lines Dress Goods Notions Clothing Underwear Shirt Waists Sweaters Shoes and a complete line'of Siaole and Fancy Groceries 1 Prices always moderate Quality always high. of Phone 261 Auto Delivery 1 n it mitt. to First—Don't Delay. Second—Don't Experiment. to be If you suffer from backache; headaches or dizzy spells; If you rest poorly and are languid in tbe morning; If the kidneys act irreg ularly do not delay. In such cases the kidneys often need help. Doan's Kidney Pills are espec ially prepared for kldnev trouble— they Ire recommended by thou sands ' ! Can residents desire more convincing proof than the state ment of 41 citizen of this locality? Mrs J. H Sanders. 1318 Spring St., Vicksburg, Miss., says; I had occasion to use Doan's Kidney Pills whèn I lived In Meridian and I found them to be jnst as adver I recommend them as I know they, will help anyone it I will person ally fell anyone who suffers from kidney trouble about ray case and verify this statement." Price 60c at all dealers. Don't simpler ask lor a kidney remedy— get Doan's Kidney Pills—tbe same tbat Mrs. Sanders bad Foster MiiburnCo., Props, Buffalo, N V. of , tlsed. taken-as directed. to Is 16; 2. ot The State of Mississippi. „ To Mary Eliza Nelson: You are commanded to appear before the Chancery Court of Clai borne Connty on the Second Mon day of May, A D 1918, to defend tbe suit of Armand Nelson, where in you are defendant. This 2 ist day of November, 1917. B. H. MOREHEAD, Chancery Clerk. By W Y. HUGHES D C. Is and tbe tbe of ShipUsYourColton V 4 J Lj ■ y'jt Liberal advances made on Cotton consignments. 'Phone, wire or write us on any cotton yon wish to sell F O. B. your station. Correspondence solicited. RUMBLE&WENSELCÖ. NATCHEZ G. O. KORNDORFFBR, Manager Cotton Dept. Phone No. 532 New Fall Goods < Skirts Dresses Coats Underwear Novelties The Newest Styles, Just Received Come and see them E, J. Kennard, VALLEV DRV QOOPS CO, Vicksburg, Miss. rt* JUST RECEIVED A SHIPHENT OF iqi 8 Model CHEVROLET Automobiles • • • Some New Features of This Model : New Oil Pressure Guage Tilted Wind Shield One-Man Top Demountable Rim Improved Remy Ignatiou System. '!> A Y iSääSS <rZ~zs>'y' 4 I (Tff 1 r* r~ ! ' £L£CTR/C STARTER Rodney, Miss. F. R. HURLEY, Agent Jefferson and Claiborne Counties. FOR SALE—Horse with saddle D. D. Irwin. gaits k FOR SALE—O. I- C. brood sow the kind said to he Immune from cholera. Mrs. K E- Craig, d6 Port Gibson. Miss. Hand-Painted Novelties for Christmas. Mrs. Featberstun paints all sott of things at orlces from 10 cents Knitting bags, sofa pillows, rag dolls, book marks, calendars, match scratchers, framed water and oil colors, book racks, fancy boxes, hand painted china, frames, etc taken for painting of all kinds. Çall $nd see samples Call early as Christmas is near at band np Special Notice. Von bave to pay more for good goods; why expect the best latin - dry work for the same price cheap work. If yon want good laundry work at living prices give It to me Work and service with in reason guaranteed. Chas M. Howard, Lanndry and News Agent. Hf. POSTED-^Mv place against ail kinds of trespassing. Mrs. B R Montgomery T COMING! One (Carload MISSOURI AARES Çarload Missouri Mares will arrive at Marx & Morehead's Stable Monday, Nov. 19 They will all be young and sound. Satisfaction guaranteed. Before buying see us. We guarantee to save you money. I MARX & MOREHEAD. THE PORT GIBSON MEAT MARKET Meats handled with utmost care, cleanli ness our first consideration. All first-class meats. Kansas City meats always on hand. Delivery prompt. Ask our customers about our sausage. Give us at least one trial. Telephone 9 A. OLATT & SON Land Leases, Shares Contracts, Labor Contracts at Reveille.