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. i n f\ .# in ■t ?"•■' «3 -- -y# ' #: f ; I' -V*^ ■ : ; o;-, ; 1 VOL. IV.— WHOLE NO. 1<?7. CORINTH, MISS., AUGUST 7, 1897. ONE HOLLAR A YEAR. Railroad Time-Table. Mobile and Ohio. South hound Trains. Strive Corinth, Sont Bound Trains, yave Corinth, No. 5. 8 45am No. 1. 9 38, P m No. ». S) 58 p m, City, Memphis and Birm ingham. Arrive Tupelo. „,.1 mtt n, east bound ..10:30 a.m ESfer express, eastbouhd...,. 12:4Sa.m Spüler mail, west bound.5:30 p m 5Ser>"i>ress, west bound ..4 :10a. m Memphis & Charleston. Arrive Corinth. -«»Mer, mail, east bouud. ïKrer mail, west bound. ■Emvet, express, east bound. jÈKnser, express, west bound No. 6. 5 50 a m JWJBftS local .12:20;p m .(:00 pm Il :42 p m .4:8 am 9 9 From End to End. reduction of rate BY THE h JEMPHIS& CHARLESTON R. R. (vmmnncinK June I, and continuing until Ä? 3 U 897 , the Mempnis & Charleston R. Kill put into effect the following local and gammer Tourist ticket rates. ONE WAY BATES. Memphis and all stations to Corinth, delusive Ä» au stations ' iö Bmwnsgro, wlifalso'he^the ratpbetween all stations Stere the present local is higher. BOUND TRIP KATES. Memphis and all stations to Tuscumbia, indu five to Chattanooga and return.... $9.30 3 t«nmiooira and all stations to Leighton, In 'Se, to Memphis and return..........*9.30 Tickets to he limited for return, 10 days from dive ol sale, SUMMER TOURIST RATES. From Corinth to Florence, 7 clays, 81.80, to Oct. Si 12 65 From Corinth to Huntsville, 7 days, fltfTto Oct. 31, *5.40. Should original purchas of seven day limited local round trip Sum Resort tickets desire an extension of re turn limit they can have such extehsion, not to exceed 30 days, made upon application to M. & C ticket agent at destination, and payment to bim of one cent per mile from such destination to starting point. _ . . Huntsville is the railroad point for Hotel Montesano, a delightful Summer Resort on the brow of a spur of the Cumberland Mountains, 1700 feet above sea level, 3 1*2 miles from and overlooking Huntsville. W. R. Steele & Co., Huntsville, proprietors. On application to the ticket agent, carriages will be secured within a few minutes after arrival of passengers, for the drive to Montesano. at * fixed and moderate prices, over a beautiful mountain road. Florence is the railroad station for Bailey Springs, an old and favorite Summer Resort. 9 miles distant. The conveyance provided by the Springs meet all day trains, at moderate rates, and on application to agent carriages may be procured at anytime. W. A. Ellis & Co., Bailey Springs, are the proprietors. Chattanooga is the railroad point ior Look out Mountain—too well known to require de scription. Fasweaprort; for the Lookout Moun tain Inn, W. E. Ragsdale & co., proprietors: the Point Hotel and other hostelries, can take street thence take either of the two inclines, accord ing to their destination, luka has been noted for a generation for its remarkable medicinal Springs. There is no ho tel, but ahalf dozen or more of good boarding houses. Attention is especially called to the fact that persons desiring to go to a Summer Resort and idao visit the Nashville Centennial, can make » more convenient combination than byplao m their families at these resorts and making side trips to Nashville. Runtsville having two daily trains each way, Florence one. luka two, Äwl Chattanooga three, The seven day limited round trip tickets to Nashville are: From Huntsville $3.25, from Chattanooga $3.40, from Florence 13.40, and from luka 94. 15 . <n *r i to the foot of the mountain, and DOUBLE DAILY SERVICE. FAST TRAINS. MOBILE AND OHIO RAILROAD. Shortest and quickest line to all points North and fjouth. Mobile, New Orleans, Memphis, St. Louis, Chi cago, St. Paul, Omaha, and Florida points. Connecting with Mobile Steamship lines for South Florida, Havana and other West India ports, Mexico, Central and South America. falace Sleepers wit 7» •W naingday coqches on all trains. It# Through Trains Daily Between St. Louis and Mobile. Buffet, and fastest freight SERVICE IN THE SOUTH. CHEAP HOMES *fc i s S ippi 4na Alabama. f ia? ««Stk r * tes - tlme or for Information as th Sont? i? pest wa T ot reaching any point tt.Ssutb East or West apply to „ „ „ E E POSEY, 8 McCdllar, Local P A. Mobile, Ala. Agent. r.*»V. Bahnhill, m. D., || hr». Telephone 8, J. S. Voylks, M.D, Res. Telephone 59. DRS. BARNHILL & VOYLES, : Office corner Waldron terato and Ftlmore streets. Telephone 57. !? ns distance telephone sages attended immediately. mes THEODORE B0RR0UM, Physician and Surgeon, Ï CORINTH, MISS. mm? Uot Drug Store, e, 7, Residence, 45. Tele-. f* T. CALLANDER, 1 «Mr. °arpenter and builder. jP ancl^ Spécifications Furnished. B. Elevations Made, SJL k 9>'l 1 s 1 of r ■l^^^,'î , , >,lred • Emulates given Isaaptly t«KV •t®£ Mlral worli attended *® y J°b work done promptly . ses Moved and Raised. Hou îTl|, LOCALS AND LAGfNIAPPE. Told Briefly and Pointedly to Cor inthian Readers. Mor.e New Residences. J. W. Taylor has contracted for other residence to be built on his lot north of Col. Inge's residence. Shipping Cattle to St. Louis. ' H. T. Johnsey, of the firm of Bass, Meeks & Jolinsey, went to St. Louis this week with a car load of cattle. Working Twelve Hours Now. A press of work requires the force at the Adams Machine Shops to work 12 hours a day. A long time for this hot weather. New Store and Boarding House. Messrs. Medford & Clayton of Tippah county have rented the Ingram prop erty, near the woolen mills, and will open up a store and boarding house. Fine Fruit This Year. 3. W. Savage of the Kossuth Nurse ries,, is shipping and furnishing the lo cal market some of the finest peaches and fruits ever grown in this section. A Negro Prisoner Pardoned. Bob Pr.itt, colored, Who had been in jail for ab>out a year under a fine of $200 for carrying a pistol, was pardon ed by the Governor and set free last Saturday. Lots of Timber Being Used. Hauling timber to the heading and stave factory gives employment to quite a number of teams, about the hot test thing in sight for the teams. Preaching at Blue Mountain. Eider J. B, Searcy is in Blue Moun tain assisting in a revival meeting. He will be absent tomorrow, and no preaching services will be held in the Baptist church. It's Tough. The dry weather in this section has very seriously damaged crops, though in some localities in this county rains have been frequent enough to make good average crops. More Graveled Streets. The street leading from the corner of L. M. Huggins west to the residence of J. W. Cunningham will be graveled, the property owners paying one-third the cost and the city the balance. Busy in Industrial Lines. This is the dullest season of the year but in industrial lines Corinth is as busy as ever. A la rge amount of build ing is going on now and the future is promising for still greater activity. Consider it at Next Meeting. The city authorities will consider at their next monthly meeting the ques tion of water works. An election will probably be ordered to decide about the issuance of bonds for this purpose. an But it's Picnic at New Hope Church. The people of the New Hope church neighborhood will give a picnic on Refreshments Wednesday, August will be served for the benefit of the All inyited. New Hope school house. Died in Tuscumbia, Ala. Mrs. J. R. Hawkins, daughter of S. M. Brewer of this county, died at her home in Tuscumbia, Ala., last Tuesday morning. Her remains were conveyed to the New Hope cemetery in this county Tuesday evening. Temperance Meeting Sunday. The Woman's Christian Temperance Union will meet next Sunday at 4 p. m., in the Baptist church. Come and all, and help us in our work one for God and home and every land. Mrs. Minnie Stanley, Prest. ■ Negligent Melish. Several of the military boys have been made to appear before the mayor recently, on the charge of neglecting to attend the regular drill meeting. A fine of $5 each was entered, to be enforced if a second arrest for this of fene e is made. At the Man-Trap. W. K. Wilson, a lumberman, had his wagon wrecked by an M. & O. freight at the crossing south of the depot last A "running switch" was the teamster had Wednesday. being made, and as his eye on the engine that passed along and was he attempted to cross struck by the unobserved loose ear. over You Are Correct, Brother. The Ripley Sentinel says; is enjoying a solid, steady, substantial growth, and bids fair to become a small sized city some day. Her facto ries and other public industries doing the work." ''Corinth are H. C. Moore Talks About Alaska. H. C. Moore of this city lias a prac tical knowledge of the gold fields of Alask a, where there there is now so h 'excitement over rich finds of the Ho visited that coun and de n : : ! ■ yellow metal try about lifteen years apro, scribes the frigidity and hardships the winter such as that few men w 10 And it hia opin. of go there can endure. ion that the human bones that will stay in Alaska next winter will be than the gold that will come out. The climate, he says, along the coast is mild enoufih, but it is so moist that it is almost unbearable. It is extremely conducive to rheumatism, and the case of that trouble that he contracted there lasted him through Mexico, and he did not get rid of it until he had more is spent some time in the dry, hot cli mate of Africa. He says: "As for myself, I think I shall make a trip up there pext spring, but Have not fully made up my mind yet. During the winter I shall spend a few months the Pacific coaBt looking into the mat ter, and if the prospects :are as favora ble as they now seem to be I shall make a trip up the-Yukon river, but I will take good care to get out before the river freezes over." on Drowned While Seining. While out seining last Saturday in Cypress creek, 12 miles north of Cor inth, James Chinault was drowned He was the son of A. C. Chinault, the mail carrier between this place and Gravel Hill. While in the water sein ing he stepped into a deep hole and went down immediately -to death, without once vising to the surface, The Markets Flush. The local market is well supplied now with the fruit dalicacies of the season. Apples, peaches, fgrapes, mel ons, pears, etc., abound, and tropical fruits such as pineapples and bananas are liberally in evidence. Tomatoes and other garden truck are with us, and the regulation spring chicken is plentiful, almost indispensable and cheap. Doing a Good Business. Business at the Alcorn Woolen Mfg. Co.'s mills was never more active than at present. The buildings and facili ties are being increased and the busi ness office force is crowded with work. Considerable advertising is being done, and everything is being carried on that euergy and system that is charac teristic of the Messrs. Jones. To view the enterprise of this mammoth con cern and to appreciate how much it adds to the city's welfare, especially iu this dull season, is the source of pride and pleasure to every citizen. The Old Cow Kicked. They tell it that one of our citizens ordered sent to his home a sack of bran and a sack of Graham flour. The lat ter he had occasion to use first, and had consumed about half of it before he began to feed to his cow the con tents of the other sack. Meanwhile it had occurred to him that tue flour had a peculiar flat taste about it, and not until the cow refused to eat what he discovered to be the Hour did he real ize the whenceness of the why. Bought the Liddon Stock of Goods. Graham & Hendrix have purchased the J. O. Liddon stock of goods and have moved their place of business to the Liddon stand. For a few days on ly they will sell goods at absolute cost in order to make room in their new quarters for their entire stock of goods. They are live, progressive bus iness men, and this evidence of push and success is gratifying to their host of friends. With iucreased store room and better facilities they will handle a very complete stock of goods and be able to serve a larger custom than heretofore. See their advertisement What the City Owes. The city's outstanding indebtedness ,has been reduced to $1,749. At Rubel'sNow. Ed Hurley, who has been clerking at the Racket store, is now with Abe Ru bel & Co. 4 Old People. Old people who require medicine to regulate the bowels and kidneys will find the true remedy in Electric Bit This medicine does not stimu ters. late and contains no whiskey nor other intoxicant, but acts as a tonic and al It acts mildly on 'the stom terative. ach and bowels, adding strength and giving tone to the organs, thereby aid ing nature in the performance of the functions. Electric Bitters is an ex cellent appetizer and aids digestion. Old people find it just exactly what they need. Price fifty cents and $1.00 per bottle, at C. H. Walker Drug Co. a Get your paints and oils at R. Hen dersons. CHANCERY SUMMONS. No. 1191. The State of Mississippi. To J. A. Mason, J. P. Mason,- Henry E. Mason, Ermina Gazaway, Wm. Mi ami D. S. Mason: Yon are commanded to appear before the chaneerv court of the county ot Alcorn, in said State, on the third Monday of October, A. D., 1897, to de fend the suit in said court of !.. N. son -herein you are defendants. This 37th day of July, A. !>., 1897. vV, F, WALLACE, Ci.kbk. Mason, BOAED OF SUPERVISORS. Allowances of Accounts and Mat ters Attended to at August Term. The feoard of Supervisors held their regular monthly meeting this week, devoting most of their time to examin ing thé assessment rolls. The board ordered the purchase of gravel'to be placed on 175 yards of road, in the lane between the Gift land and the Mitchell place, on the Whit more levee route; the citizens aud road hands to do the hauling free. Five dollars per month for the tem porary relief of Talton Doese and Mrs. Deese, paupers, was allowed, Miss Lou Hollandsworth was elected one of the examiners of teachers of public schools of the county. The following accounts were allow ed: J W Haynes, lumber Miss Lizzie Green, stenographer 40 00 W T MePeters, ex-officio services 45 00 W T MePeters, cost in State cases 57 75 T E Henry, cost in convict cases 21 50 6 65 $10 80 J S Dillon, J. P. fees. I S Gammel, repairs on fence.... J A McNeely, pauper account.... 90 60 Marshall Jackson,'janitor service 9 00 W T MePeters, cost in Brady case 4 55 W A Slaugqter, build. Watergate 7 90 Win. Benzie, lumber.. Rowell ffl Rambo, lumber J O Looney, salary Sppt. Educa. 40 47 Corinth Herald, publication .... 1 75 J E Butler, repairing bridge .... 1 00 W A Derryberry, extra services 3 00 C H Walker Drug Co., stationary 1 45 Dr J S Voyles, prof, services p.h. 11 25 J A Tyson, extra services.. J W Tucker, work on .bridge.... 4 80 Geo Wade, rent of stock lw fence 1 00 S L Sanders, ice for circuit court W V Rogers, J. P. fees. J O Liddon, merchandise. JW Felker, rails, etc. R T Bynum, nails, etc. J A Glover, building bridge.... 10 56 Tim Burnett, timber. H Gammell, timber 50 1 37 2 22 4 00 3 52 3 05 3 05 20 51 2 15 1 00 i oo LOCAL SNAP SHOTS. The town clock needs regulating. The spoke factory's hum is again heard. The.m.ircury has been making a cen tury run the past week. Shoe dressing and polish at T. K. Jones. The best made. Born—To Mr. and Mrs. John San ders, Booneville, a son. Born—To Mr. end M rs. R. T. Bynum, July 31, 1897, a daughter. Old newspapers, 25 for 5 cents, for sale at the Cokintiiian office. Another meat market has been op ened in the Renardet block. Sow Turnip Seed. You can get any quantity fresh at R. T. Bynum's. Sen-Sen—to purify the breath—can be found at Henderson's drugstore. Call at Henderson's Drugstore and try his Ramsey's Neuralgia Remedy. Phone 41. Two very interesting communica tions were received too late for space in this issue. Hiawassee is a superior coal, and costs no more tlian inferior coal. Ask your dealer for it. The protracted meeting at the Bap tist church closed Sunday night, after a weeks' duration. B. C. Waddlington packed up his stock of goods and household effects and left for Oxford Monday. Congressman Allen favors The Cor inthian with a copy of the new tariff bill and other public documents. Hiawassee coal is what you want to burn next winter. Ask your dealer for it. It has less ash than an}-, Rev. Carroll Butler, a Baptist preach er about 60 years old, died at his home in the fifth district, last Saturday. Candler's Diarrhoea Remedy, a sure cure for Diarrhoea and Dysentery, at Henderson's Drugstore. Try it. Tel ephone 41. Congressman Allen is expected to be present at the soldiers' reunion at Kos suth next Thursday. Henderson's Liver and Kidney Pills are the best on the market. Contains no calomel; 40 pills to the box. Try a box. To cure the prevailing summer com plaints so common amoug children, use Candler's Diarrhuea Remedy. Pre pared àt Henderson's drugstore.Tel.41. Oncp you try Henderson's Liver and Ividnejy Pills, you will use no others. I Th L ontain no ea i ome l: 40 pills to ' f I the bcfc. Try them. I I When you feel dull, stupid and list- j pessjepmto Henderson's drugstore I Fiiis ;!40 pills in each box-no caiomei. | For a Few Days AT COST V Graham & Hendrix ÿt , Have purchased the J. O. Liddon stock of Dry Goods, Notions, • Clothing, Hats, Shoes, etc., and will combine it with their large stock, making the Liddon stand their place of business. They haven't enough room' now for all their goods in the one store room, so are com pelled to reduce the stock rapidly, So For the Next Few Days Everything will besold at AC TUAL COST. A large stock to select from and big bargains v / f Within the Reach of AIL VISIT THEIR STORE 56 and see the çlegant vulues now offered. This is the opportun ity of the season to get reliable goods at actual cost, and will Fast for only a few days. Come at once. r DO YOU FEEL - - 51 PRICKLY BILIOUS, DROWSY, LOW SPIRITED, BODY AND BRAIN WEARY? 15 ; 00 ASH oo BITTERS. to at a RELIEVES AND INVIGORATES. It cleanses the liver and bowels, strengthens the kid neys and aids digestion, thus the system Is regulated and A L the body fortified to resist disease. Æ A VALUABLE RESEDY TO KEEP BY THE BOUSE, fei- SOLD BY ALL DRUGGISTS- ^ Pt e $i.oo Per Bottle. C II WALKER DREG CO. Special Agents. C. C. DALTON, Corinth, Miss. Front Street. Staple Family Groceries, All kinds of Field and Garden Seeds, Plantation Supplies, Tobaccos, Grocers' Hardware and Notions. BEST VALUES. LOWEST PRICES. * R. D. HYNEMAN, CORINTH, MISS. * Dealer Im Staple and Fancy Groceries * Provisions and Produce. Fresh Butter, Eggs, Cheese, Pure Lard, Ham, Shoulders S and all kind of Meats a Specialty. Everything Fresh. SUNDAY EXCURSIONS 0000000000000 Commencing SUNDAY, JULY 21st, 1897, and on every Sunday thereafter until December 26th, 1897, all ticket agents of the Mobile & Ohio Railroad will sell Round 9 Xrip m Tïclcots to its stations within a distance of 100 miles at a rate of to ONE FARE. j tickets and full particulars, apply to any | ticket agent Mobile & Ohio R. R<