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f'jÿa > v 'd The Weekly Corinthian , 0L XV—WHOLE NO. 166. ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. CORINTH, MISS., JULY 31, 1897. last ^vanc^ » FROM THE 6 th. TO , 31 st —OF— THIS MONTH is your opportunity to buy goods t —AT— as they close in Corinth to leave for Oxford on the st. Instant. Broad Time-Table. I, Mobile and. Ohio. Sound Trains, with, louoil Trains. No. 5. 8 45 a m No. 1. 9 38, p m, I No. 6, & 50 a m No. 2. 5 88,pm, Ninth, »8 City, Memphis and Birm ingham. 1 i Arrive Tupelo. ret,mail, east bound ...10:30 a.m lefAxpress, east bound. 12:46a.m serlmall, west bound.5:30 prü Ber, express, west bound.4:10 a. m Ireigltt, east-bound.6:00 p. m freigt h. west bound. 11:20 a.m I Memphis & Charleston. Y Arrive Corinth, jer. mall, east bouud. fc'.tûiiil. west bound. |er, express, east bound.. ?er, express, west bound. 1*2:20 r p m .4:00 p m .11:42 p m .. 4:8 am End to End." 1 'ftEDUCTION OF RATE BY TIIE } W1S& CHARLESTON R. R. Sencimr June 1. and continuing until ^■31,'1897, the Mempais & Charleston K. Into effect the following local anil Tourist ticket rates : ■ ONE WAY KATES. jHiaud all stations to Corinth, inclusive ^^BttoooL'u .. $6.50 JBogfund all stations lo Brownsboro, to Memphis .$6.50 t ^m \\also be the ratpbetween all stations ^■e present local is higher. round trip rates. ^Bftndail stations to Tuscuinbia, inclu I^MhaUanoogn and return.$0.30 ^■Oga&ndall stations to Leighton, in Memphis and retu rn.$0. limifed for return, todays fro Ei iUM.MK.lt TOURIST RATES. inth to Florence, 7 days. $1.80, to Oct. I roni Corinth to Huntsville, 7 days, ct. 3] . t'i.iti. Should original purehn-s eu nay limited local round trip Sma rt tickets desire an extension of . they can hi tb r ■ such extehsion, not to UUJ8. made upon application to M. & lueat at destination, uml payment to ioeut per mile from such destination : point. railroad point for Hotel p. a delightful Summer Resort on the »par of the Cumberland Mountains, move sea level 3 1-2 miles from and t'Huntsville. VV. R. Steele & Co., f, proprietors. On application to the Pt. carriages will he secured within a Rs arter arrival cif passengers, for the Piontesann at fixed and moderate tr a beautiful mountain road. railroad station for Hailev luna nml favonte Summer Resort !) t"- , rb ,V conveyance provt-ed by f™" a , 1 , 1 -lay trains, at moderate LnL,'V ,! ' c;l! o ? 10 »Kent carriages |<-nrc-(l at any lime. W. A. Ellis & i?L are Proprietors, liiv , the railroad point ior Look f kL! 00 wcU known to require de iUtesengers for the Lookout Moun ■otei - 0 co " Proprietors: ISA 0 'î (r hostelries, can take ttelth!! 6 ,°L t 01 tlle mountain, and »«teiort 6 tW ° lncllnes ' " ccor '' 1 mftîi^ te ï l i or a generation for its Itua^ „ S » rln **- 'Phere is no ho ■ntao«n or more of good boarding juàt i) mar«*' tterns irtïï ni ! ! y ca i led t0 the feet that ieNttshv!n t0 n Summer Resort and ivenwf^ e Centennial, can make I»1 » ? Wl " lion lhan bv plac Nasi, rei »"* and making each having two Bttmth 1 ' * lorence one. Iuka two. «St«. . ' J he seven <l".v limited S rLL N '" ivllle Rre: ■ — 1(1 °, m th , ul , lan< '°Ka $3.40, from ». ana from Iuka $4.15. pe mar roifl stö W DAILY service, wast trains. I® OHIO RAILROAD. d is \d »(I quieU^ line to all points »and h 0uth . Mobile, New Kl »ßDaphis, St. Lonis, Chi fti" lul - Omaha, and Florida . L ':nuecUn<r with Mobile »«P-mes for South Florida, ^»<wul other West India ^pw-XiCo, Central and South OOucIlCK Sleepers v-It Buffet, and - on nl> trains, ijnuiis Daily Between St. s and Mobile. Freight service in SOUTH. ■^ Ap WO IVIES SU -Slubllain test ^ for lnf °rmation.iMi E^^« n t5 anypolnt ' THE REUNION AT KOSSUTH. August 12 th the Day and Cates' Grove the Place. a Editor .Corinthian: Please give notice that the commit tee of arrangements for the Reunion to be held at Kossuth on Thursday, August 12th, have selected the grove belonging C. Cates, three-quarters of a mile èast «*£ Kossuth, just in front of Mr. John Sharp's residence on the Whitmore levee route, where there will be a sufficient supply of drinking water. The creek near by affords plenty of water for stock. Several able speakers will be invited to talk to the old veterans. Every body invited to come, with their bas kets loaded with good things to eat. There will be refreshments of differ ent kinds sold on the grounds for the benefit of the Encampment. Ail other stands prohibited. The comniittee has appointed N. M. Bynum marshal of the day for that occasion, that we may have perfect Db. J. K. .Herman, R. C. Cates, J. W. Stevenson - , N. M. Bynum, J. W. Savage. order Committee. REPORT OF GRAND JURY. The report of the late grand jury is as follows: "We have been in session five days, have .examined witnesses and returned twenty-eight indictments We are gratified to report that a small per cent of these indictments are felonies and that with the exception of one or two localities of our county there are no grave violations of law. We have examined the' books of the county officers and find alliu good con dition, correctly and neatly kept. We have examined the jail and find it in good condition, the prisoners well fed and cared for. We have had the poor house examin ed by a committee of our body and find it well kept, and our committee advise us that upon inquiry made of thé pau pers they believe that they receive ev ery attention it is practicable to give them. • The houses are comfortable. We also examined the pension roll, and have struck from the list a few names of parties who have removed or died. We found in our investigation sonie complaint at our boatd of supervisors for receiving public works which fail ed to come up to specifications. We desire to tender our thanks to Your Honor for ÿour able charge, which has materially assisted us flur ing our deliberations, ond to extend to the District Attorney our thanks for assistance and courtesies." KOSSUTH ITEMS. ■ !) Have had nice fains. Crops looking w'éll. Gardens all right. Fruit of all kind has been plentiful, and demand and supply is about neck and neelt now. Two funerals yesterday afternoon, Mrs. Will Miller, of near Corinth, and Mrs. J. M. Barry of our neighborhood. One was buried at 3 o'clock, the other at 4. Henry Huff find wife, accompanied by Mrs. Will lluff, made a visit to Salem, Sunday. Drs. Taylor aiid Bishop, of Corinth, were here Thursday. Col. J. M. Walker and wife, and Mrs. Taylor, are visiting relatives in the country. Rev. M. H. Horirioll is conducting a protracted meeting at Westley Chapel this week. W. E. Melamroch, of Jackson was visiting his mother and sisters Sunday. The Baptist meeting will commence here Sunday. Col. J. W. Savage is having some im provements made on his hoffie this week. We regret to learn of the illness of R. C. Cp'rH Joe l^ons is haying a new home built. Thé True Remedy. W. M. Repine, editor Tiskilwa (111.) "Chief." says: "We won't këfep house without Dr. King's New Disfcijrery for consumption, coughs and colds, perimeuted with many others, got the true remedy until we used Dr. King's NeW Discovery, other refliedy ean take its plitce in our home, its in it we haVe a certain and sure cure for cough«, colds, whooping cough, etc." It is Idle to experiment with other temedies, even if they are urged on you as just as good as Dr. They are not Ex but never No King's New Discovery, as good, because,,'lhis remedy has a recorcj pf cures, jjnjl besides is guaran teed. It never fails to satisfy. Trial bottles frea at C. H. Walker Drug Co. PERSONAL MENTION. ! Dr. Gilbert visited Verona Tuesday. J. M. Boone visited Seltner Monday. Miss Bettie Ijams is visiting in Texas. Miss Sarah Jones is visiting in Mem phis. S. B. George is visiting in the Indian Territory. Mrs. J, P. Burge has returned from her Texas trip. Mrs. Hugh McAmis is visiting rela tives in Tupelo. Miss Ida Moore is visiting the Ten nessee Centennial. J. W. Doggett, of Kossuth, was in the city Wednesday. Mrs. W. E. Wade was a recent visitor to Henderson, Tenn. Miss Lena Hubbard, of Iuka, visitor here this week. Rev. J. S. Park is conducting a meet ing in Pontotoc county. Hon. Turner Bynum, of Antioch, I was in the city Monday. Col. B. C. Stanley, of Memphis, was a visitor here this week. Simon and Jake Rubel are visiting the Tennessee Centennial. Presley Gerhart is attending a busi ness collège iu West Point. Mrs. Fred Hamlin is visiting rela tives in Honey Grove, Texas. Rev. J. W. Dishman and wife are iu Hartsville, Tenn., on a visit. Henry and John Klyce made a bi cycle trip to North Alabama this week. The three Green drummers—Hardy, Cliff and Chris—were in town Sunday. Dr. J. M. Mitchell, of McNairy county, Tenn., was a visitor hero Sat urday. Miss Mollie Leath, of Savannah, Tenn., is the guest of Mrs. C. L. Cham bers. Mrs. M. B. Abbey and Mrs. Mary Robison are visiting the Tennessee Cen tennial. Rev. W. T. Sullivan officiated at the Weaver-Alien wedding iu Tupelo, Tuesday. Hon. L fl. Underwood and R. C. Cates, Esq., of Kossuth, were here Saturday. Abe Rubel, of the firm of Abe Rubel & Co., is in the East buying fall and winter goods. Capt. Geo. R. Parsons has returned from a visit to his family in Indian apolis, Indiana. W. T. Wilson of Eagle, and J. F. Nelms of Theo, were among those in the city Saturday. Miss Inez Eden, of Tupelo, a former attache of The Corinthian office', is in the city on a visit. Rev. P. R. Hoyle of 1'rentiss county is on a visit to the family of his son in-law,; T. K. Young. Whitt Jones, who has been in Hum boldt, Tenn., for several months, re turned home this week. Misses Mary Simmons and Maud Hooker, of Kossuth, al ; e visitors to Corinth this week, attending the Bap tist meeting. Miss Anna Mansfield of î*os Angelos, Cal., and Miss Georgia Cartwright of Memphis, are the guests of Miss Mary Hill Phillips. Misses Beatrice Bass and Lucy Sad 1er returned this week from a visit to Pacahontas, where they spent the "heated term." H. W. Watsou has resumed his du ties as stenographer for the Attains Machine Co., after a month's recrea tion in Arkansas. Thomas Gilbert, operator for the M. ii O. at East St. Louis, was in the city this week, visting his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Gilbert. was a Miss Mary-Bynum, of Booueville, and Miss Poindexter, of West Point, were in the City this week, enroute to Tate Springs, Tenn. Miss Dora Graham left this week to visit the Teuhessee Centennial and to spend several weeks with friends at Pagleville, Tennessee. Mr. and MfS, Sam Clark,, pf Rienzi, were in the city Tuesday, - the latter eii route to the Indian Territory for a few weeks' Yisit to relatives. Capt. C. F. Robison, the leading spirit of Lamar, Miss., has been in the city this week, tli'e guest of hi« broth er-in.law, Maj. G. W. Bynum. Rev. J. C. Blanton of N'ettletott and Porter Carothers of Tupelo were here Monday, returning home froth the Presbytery at Saulsbury, Tenn. Mrs. H. M. Williams and children re turned Tuesday to their home in Lore , Texas, alter a visit of several weeks ■ ' a in Corinth, the guest Of Capt. R, Hen derson and family. *,Miss Eunice Clark, o i Town Creek, Ala., arrived in Corinth last Wednea day morning, and is the guest of S. G. Burr and family. Mrs. Ida Sanders of St. Louis, is vis iting Mr. and Mrs. Sam Sharp. Mrs. R. E. Nesbitt is on a visit to relatives and friends in Atheimer, Ark. Rev. T. W. Raymond, of Holly Springs, was in the city Thursday evening. Miss Annie Smith, of La Grange, Tenn., is the guest of Mrs. Gaither, on Filmore street. Miss Lovvrey Hills returned Thurs day from Chattanooga, after an ab sence of two weeks, during which time she visited the Centennial at Nashville. Walter Potts, who travels for a Memphis queensware house, was here this week. He contemplates moving his family from New Albany to Corinth about January 1. Misses Birdie, Pearl and Katherine Sanders, a trio of bright, pleasant ! young ladies of Jackson, Tenn., were here this week, the guests of H. C. Moore, while en route to the Moore residence north of Corinth, Mrs. R. C. Armstrong left for her home in Lewisburg, Tenu., after a visit of several weeks to the home of her parents, Mu. and Sirs. D. J. Ilyne man. Her visits here are always a source of delight to her Corinthian friends. Dr. J. H. Estes, an Alcorn county boy, now of Ashvale, Ark., is on a visit to relatives southeast of Corinth. He has a host of friends in this county, who appreciate his visits anil learn with pleasure of his continued success in his Arkansas home. In the city this week: M. C. Wood ruff, Hooneville; R. J. Raper, Ken drick; J. W. Savage, Kossuth; J. R. Redding. Wenesoga: M. F. Frailey, W. C. Wood, Warren Smith, Hamburg; Walter and Ben Powell, West Point; J. F. Furtick, Albert Clark, Rienzi; Bruce Alexander, Marietta. I The Bashful Bridegroom. Durant News. A bashful .ypung living near Durant recently got married, and a few days afterwards he delivered him self tlHia to a sympathizing friend: "You don't know how bashful I am," he murmured. "The gals just worry the life out of me. When I stood up to get married they all giggled, and when the minister asked me if I'd take this woman to be my wedded wife, I said 'purty well, thankee,' and when he pronounced us man and wife, and said 'what God had joined together let no man rip apart,' I broke down, and bawled. Oh! it was horrible! But that's nothing to what's to 'Bout 11 o'clock the old man sez, sez —, your room's head o' the I was so skeered that when I come. he: — stairs.' tried to stand up my legs gave away, and I fell over the dog and got bit in three places. I waited 'til everybody'll gone to bed, then crawled up stairs like a Spoon thief. I was afraid to go in, so I sat on the stairs and shivered. It's no lise, sez I, wat's got to be hez to be, so I tt'k off my clothes in the dark and shut my eyes. Then I made a break for the door. I found the bed and pulled the cover over my head and laid on the front rail. In the morning I peeped through my fingers to see if I could dress aud get out 'fore she woke up, and hang me if I wasn't in bed with the old man and woman, can't go back, I can't," and the poor thing wept afresh. Oh, I Suhday Excursion Rates. Commencing Sunday, July 11, and on each and every Sunday thereafter until and including December 26th, 1897, agents of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad will sell special round trip excursion tickets to any aud all points on the above road within a radius of 100 miles from their stations at rate of No ticket will be sold for one fare. adults at less than 25 cents and for children at less than 13 cents for the round trip. Old Peoplfe. Old people who require medicine to regulate the bowels and kidneys will find the triie remedy in Electric Bit ters. This medicine does not stimu late aud contains no Whiskey nor other intoxicant, but acts as a tonic and al terative. It acts mildly on the Stom ach and bowels, adding strength and gi ving tone to the organs, thereby aid ing nature in the pefformancc of the functions. Electric .Bitters is ah ex cellent appetizer atjd aids digestion. 0|d people find it Jbst exactly what they need. Price fifty cents aDd tfl.OO per bottle, at C. II. Walker Drug Co. We arb having a jaig run on our Hon duras S&rsaparilla, also on our Celery Compound. Call at Henderson's abd try them. Said in Society. M .Y->* -r ■ . .V m <■ HlUr ft ^ J**. tfj / r "THE TUCKER PARTY." A merry party of young people gathered from the wreck of society's past gayety enough energy to spend one of the most delightful evenings of the season under the hospitable roof of Mrs. Dr. Barnhill. Tucker parties have become quite the fad recently, and of course since they are new they ure enjoyed. Then we pass back to the old colonial days when stately dames and dignified squires kept per fect step to the "Virginia Reel, party was a success, and Misses Mell Hilliard, Lucile Duhcqn, Bess Stanley, Virginia Huggins, Georgia Conrtwright anil Messrs. Tate Young, Eugene Inge, Chit's. Meador, Waldo Meador, Bradley Price and Homer Walker have their sincerest thanks to offer Mr. Chad and Miss. Elizabeth Small for a very pleas ant evening, * The * * * ? rSS m m m Y m y 1 / ✓ 1 !/ OPPOSED to "tucker parties.' * Wants Information. Will some member or members of the Emerald Club enlighten an igno rant "outsider" on the following ques tions: 1. What is Victor Hugo's rank among authors? 2. Who wrote the Declarasion of In dependence? 3. What main points does Pope bring out in his "Essay on MaD?" 4. Who founded the city of Corinth, Mississippi? 5. Can yoti, by experience, say con scienciously that home reading can take the place ol school training? Your reasons. Vice versa 0. Do you think the comprehensive speculations of Dryden in his poems excell the minuteness of ovbservation in Pope's barons. 7. Who was King of France in "The Reign of Terror?" 8. Is George Elliot the inspiration of the Emeralds'? Why? 0. By a popular vote, which novel does the club consider the best of their readings? 10. Which member of the Emerald club was the originator and author of the "At norae" days of the ladies of Corinth, that appeared in the Democrat some time ago? and why were those south of the M. & C. Railroad left out entirely? Hoping yon will answer the above in the next issue of the CohIntuian, I am Yours in anticipation, Esculatlius. Daughter of Hon, John M. Allen Married, A dispatch from Tupelo, dated July 27, says: "At 6:30 o'clock this evening Miss Georgia May Allen, youngest daughter bf Congressman John M. Alien, was xitarried to Robert A. Weaver of Memphis, Tenn. The ceremony tvas performed at the home of the bride by Rev. W. T. J. Sullivan, pastor of the Methodist church at Corinth. Miss Allen was a great favorite here among all claéses. Mr. Weaver is in the cotton business and is a young man of fine business qualities and moral character- Congressman Allen arrived home from Washington last night. Among the visitors are Mrs. Weaver and Miss Weaver, mother and sister of the groom; Miss Poston, W. W. Trigg, D. S. Weaver, Memphis; Vice-President Russell of the Mobile & Ohio railroad, Mrs. RusseJl and Miss Russell, Mobile, Ala. # Another. I was so much interested in the ac curacy and intelligence of the answers to my last questions concerning Dick ens, by the Emerald Club, I am en couraged to ask the following: When and where was Dickens born - .' What was his religious belief? What were his impressions of our form of government, as compared with that of England? Was he ever married and if so to whom, and when? In which one of his works does lie use the nautical quotation— ■'Helm a weather: now lay her close. * Yvrd and yard nrm she lies. Again cried I, Mr. Venus give her tother dose Man shrouds and grapple, sir, or she flies. T I Apart from Dickens, a mpment. hear the ladies speaking of Neapolitou cake and ice cream. Please inform me why they are called Neapoliton. (Be careful how you tread along here, there may be "glass in the shavings.") Again, please inform me what appli cation "Emerald" has to a literary as sociation, and why you so named your club. The whole club will please stand up when they answer this last question. Enquirer! PERSONAL MENTION AND OTHERWISE. Told Briefly and Pointedly to Cor inthian Readers. The meeting is the thing. Butter remains a scarce article. See Chancery Summons in another column. Board of Supervisors meet next Monday. (let your paints and oils at R. Hen dersons. Watermelons ain't so many and fine * this year. Wesell International Stock Powder's, T. K. Jones. See change in Bass, Meeks «fc John sey's advertisement. No services in any of the churches Sunday, except Baptist. I'rotracted meeting this week at Box Chapel church, east of Corinth. Sen-Sen—to purify the breath—can be found at Henderson's drugstore. Arrangements are being made to put up the electric light poles and wires The social event of the season will be lhe Soldiers' Reunion at Kossuth, August 12. Call àt Henderson's Drugstore and try his Ramsey's Neuralgia Remedy. Phone 41. The colored boys' brass band gave the business portion of town a sere nade Saturday night. See statement showing the condition of the Tishomingo Savings Institution, in advertising columns. Hiawassee is a superior coal, and costs no more than inferior coal. Ask your dealer for it. Corinth has patronized liberally the Tennessee Centennial, and there are many who will yet attend. The pear crop in this section is ex ceptionally fine. The trees are nearly all overloaded with fine fruit. Chas. M. McAmis, of San Antonio, Texas, lias our thanks for recent inter esting copies of the San Antonio Ex press. Candler's Diarrhoea Remedy, a sure cure for Diarrhoea and Dysentery, at Henderson's Drugstore. Try iL Tel ephone 41. Mrs. Maggie E. Morgan came home last Wednesday morning fl-om a brief visit to her cotisih, Mrs. Rachel Clark, in Town Creek, Ala. Once you try Henderson's Liver and Kidney Pills, you will use no others. They contain no calomel; 40 pills to the box. Try them. The time for the meeting of the Epworth League has been changed from Sunday afternoon to Monday evenings at 8 o'clock. When you feel dull, stupid and list less, step in to Henderson's drugstore and get a box of his Liver and Kidney Pills; 40 pills in each box—no calomel. An effort was made recently, by some of the bachelors of Corinth, to arouse again au interest in the narrow, guage, self-inflating 411-ribbed kinder, garden-hoop-skirt and bustle. It was only an effort, however. The hpop and bustle has gone to stay. Ramsey's Neuralgia and Headache Remedy. Cures all cases of Neflralgift aptl Neuralgic Headache. Try It Pre pared at Henderson's Drugstore. Tel ephone 41: