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fled farming and successful stock- of
Progress of Tiik Eradiiatlon in
The greatest drawback to diversi
raising In Mississippi I«* being grad
ually removed by the extermination
of money appropriated for this work
and the control of other contagious
ilseasos of animals In the state has
of the cattle tick. The small amount
r bee extuindsd with exceptionally 1 *•
.good results, for which great credit c
,Is due the farmers in the counties in
Khich the work is being. doue, for
the intelligent co-operation and cor
dial support given the Live Stock
Sanitary Board in their efforts to
eradicate the ticks and establish a
more profitable system of agriculture,
In beginning the work last year it a
took some time for the farmers to
become familiar with the methods
of destroying ticks and to appreciate
the importance of the work, but a
campaign of education by holding
numerous meetings and distribut
ing suitable literature, and the mov
ing of the national quarantine line :
down to the state line between Alls
alsslppi and Tennessee in a few coun
ties soon awakened a deep interest
on the part of the farmer. The Mem
phis market has been closed to Mis
slsslppl cattle except to be sold lit
quarantine pens at a great disad- !
The boards of supervisors of DeSo
so, Tate and Tunica counties have
shown their appreciation of the work
of tho Sanitary Board by appointing It
County Commissioners of Agricul
ture to, assist in exterminating the
ticks In those counties. As the re
suit of which there will be no diffi
culty in having these counties placed
above the quarantine line at the
end of this season. The work in Mar- j
shall nnd Benton counties is also
progressing favorably, though these
counties were more heavily Infesten
but with the proper co-operation
there will be no difficulty In getting
both counties free nt the end of the
Much credit Is due Dr. J. A. Kler
nan who supervises the work for the
federal department In this state. Ho
Is one of the most prominent authorl
ties in the country in t.his line of
work, and he has been untiring in
Uls efforts to assist the Sanitary j
Board in every posslblo way. The
local farmers union in every case
have given their cordial and earnest 1
support. It is a remarkable record, j
and highly creditable to the Intelli- j
gence of the people that of the many ;
thousands of farmers which the ofll- j
cers of the Sanitary Board have to
deal in the five counties where the
work is being carried on, that every ;
farmer with the exception of two in ;
Marshall county have appreciated the ;
Importance of the work and have glv
en the Sanitary Board active copera
tion In destroying the ticks. Numer
ous requests are constantly being re
ceived from farmers to have the
Board take up the work, but lack of
funds prevents this being done at
present, though In some counties th<'
large cattle owners have signified :
their willingness to raise by public !
subscription as the losses in the va- \
rious counties each year Is much
greater than the total cost of destroy- !
ing the ticks. I
AVithoutJncreasing the number ot ;
cattle now owned in the counties ot
Benton, Marshall, DeSoto and Tate
and Tunica, the eradication of the
cattle tick and placing them above
the quarantine line will increase tne
revenue of the farmers in these coun
ties about
The saving of this vast amount of
money will be accomplished by the j
expenditure of $5,000.00 on the part
of the otate. The money approprt
ated by the state or the various coun
?\es to exterminate the cattle tick ;
L.ould be classed a an - xpendlture.
as the most profitable investment ,
of the state funds that can be made
at the present time.
The Hrowned-Out Cott.in Land.
The question, as to the best dispo
sition to he made of the many acres ;
of drowned-out cotton land, is a
pressing one, anl farmers have little |
time left in which to find an answer,
The present deplorable condition
of tho crops over a large area of the
state is not altogether a result of
bad weather, as many seem to think,
but is to a large extent, the lnevlla
ble result of the unprepared condl
tlon of the soil when the crops were
planted. This season and the cocdi
tion of crops should teach a lesson
that will never be forgotten, and
that Is that, it is money, time and
Mayor McClellan Removes
Commision«' r.
New Y*ork.—One of the most dras
tic upheavals In Now Y'ork city's po- :
lice history occurred when Mayor
McClellan summarily removed Com
missioner Theodore A. Bingham for
insubordination after tho latter s re
fusal to comoly with certain révolu
tion ary orders issued by the mayor,
The mayor's order came at tbe coc- \
energy well spent to^îoro'ighly pr®. !
pare the land before plaining. The \
previous preparation of the soil will j
this year, in many case*, mean the :
difference between a fair success and
and a failure. We have recently I
seen fields of both cotton and corn
practically free of grass where the
crops looked healthy and vigorous j
with the promise of a fair yield. In
the same section and planted soils
of like character, we find many acres
of cotton and corn dwarfed In sire,
yellow In color, some of the cotton
still dying.'and much of the corn. If
worked out, will produce little but
fodder. These lands are so grassy
they look more like a good pasture
than a cotton field. The explanation
of the difference in the condition of
*• A . vi-rv hpp»r--nt to the
i ose observer.
was well broken in the fail and re
bedded In the spring and harrowed
In one case the land
until all clods were pulverlted. In
the other case the
touched In the fall, and In the spring
rush to plant early, the land was
half-prepared, in many caaes.
Rule one-horse plow,
the rain we have had this land is still
rough and cloddy, and would not
have produced over a halt crop had
weather conditions been favorable,
How long will we of the south con
tlnue this slip-shod method of farm
Ing, and charge all the failures to
bad luck and bad weather? One of
the great obstacles in the way of suc
cessful farming is the failure to plan
ahead. Note the wild scramble each
spring for good seed. We did not
think last fall at gathering time,
when it would have been so easy to
have selected good seed of known
land was not
After all
Now what are we going to do with
this drowned out cotton land? Will
It be economical to pay wages to
clean out the little sickly cotton on
half prepared land or to work out
that dwarfed, yellow corn that will
make nothing much but fodder?
Would it not pay better to break
this land with a two-horse plow and
turn under and kill the grass, Uar
purity, that we would need them this
row well and plant cow-peas In rows
of three feet apart, cultivate the
peas about twice with a fine tooth
cultivator or side harrow and gather
from ten to fifteen bushels of peas
per acre which will be worth next
spring from $1.50 to $2.00 per hush
el, and at the same time the vines
and roots will put into tho soil for
next year's crop, from $8.00 to $10
worth of plant food per acre? To.
plant, cultivate and harvest the pitas
crop will cost ve'ry little. One bush
el of peas, if a good planter is used,
will plant about four acres. On the
best of this drowned out land, early
maturing varieties of corn may be
planted. Mexican. June or Learning
Yellow will mature If planted now
on well prepared land and worked
rapidly. Soy beans may be planted,
Just as cow-peas are, ns late ns the
middle of July. This plant when
planted thick makes an excellent hay
and if planted in rows and worked
once or twice will yield from fifteen
to 25 bushels of beans per acre. It
these beans are ground and mixed
with corn or corn chops you have a
splendid feed for all classes of live
stock. Sorghum can be planted as
late as July 15th. The early amber
or Orange sown thick makes a large
yield of good hay. Peanuts, Irish
and swoc* potatoes may be planted
a s late as July 16th.
I think it would be a good plan
to put moat of this land In cow-peas,
This crop is a profitable one either
for hay or seed, and will supply the
soil with the two most needed "ile
mjnts, nitrogen and organic matter.
All the oat land should be planted
in peas or soy beans, instead of be
ing left bear to be baked by the sun
and leached by the rains,
eently shipped
bagging to Fort Worth, Texas to be
use d in wrapping cotton thlB fall,
The amount is sufficient to wrap 6,
$50 bales and is a pretty gond be
winning for the Union in that state to
wrap their cotton In bagging made
f roΠa low grade of the staple. There
is nothing like sticking to a proposi
tion like this.
not come quickly and it will take
time to break down a custom that
has been half a century tn being
The Mississippi Mills at Wesson re
625 rolls of
Great reforms do
Some weeks since notice was mado j
in these columns that cow peas could
be furnished those desiring them end
place the buyer in communication
that a letter to the Department would
with the seller. At the time this Is
written. July 1st. the supply has
been exhausted and the demand is
good More peas will he planted
this year than during the two years
Just passed. They are being appre
dated more from ear to year as land
builders and for hay.
A Demand For Cow Peas.
elusion of his investigation into the
alleged presecutlon by the police of
George B. Duffy, an inconspicuous
and almost friendless Brooklyn lad,
w.ho. it was averred, was repeatedly
arre3 t e d without just cause,
whose photograph was retained In
the rogues' gallery despite the fail
ure of the police to obtain a convie
tion against him. The mayor stated
that at least two of Gen. Bingham's
lieutenants were guilty of misconduct
this affair, and accordingly he
\ demanded their removal.
: Bureau Report on Condition
,, ._... ,
I Sensationally Low.
: ÎS.
• yet
Itnllish Activity Follow. Report aud
Market in Whirl of Excitement.
Liverpool Take« la*a|- Sky
ward. Small Crop ProapecL
New Orleans. La. Cotton prices
jumped sensationally Friday under (.
the Inspiration of an unexpectedly
low bureau report on condition of the
crop on June 25. Twelve cents was
passed, and for a while It looked as | y
If there was practically no limit to j
the buying power of the bull side
The report said condition was 7 4.6,
which was the lowest for the same j
! date, with one exception, for a long
■ ! Æm
period of years, and showed a los»
in condition of «.o points from the
! the figures given out by the same
Experts oalcu- (
ed on tlu ' i e
, J . wk
The report came at 11 o c,o. k.
nd at the time fall options were ]
•Ring «round 11.00c In New York
and New Orleans. There had been
very little activity all the morning. 1
but a suspicious sort of steadiness
prevailed, for the report was expect
ed at least as low a 77. with tom«
looking for it to be lower. When
It came so much lower, the market
grew wild, and within a few minutes
12 e has been reached, a rise of about
40 point, at $2 per hale. A lot of prof- an
Its were accepted by people w ho had
contracts, but this supply soon be
s exhausted, and the re-act loti
•as only about 1« points are
77 M 79
... 84 79 83 78
... 91 88 84 83 ,
... 83 64 82
... 78 61 84 07 |
62 80 »»6
78 79 80 72 "
76 85 67 lr
ar x ,. fi ,.
" 93 S 3 87 ,
84 S4 64 74
t'nited utnten 81 1 74 6 81 2 7 " ! of
lulled Statt» . Il - I.
Akren. O.—Custave Thlese. a civil
war veteran who sometime ago pre
dieted his death would occur between
July 2 and 6, died as a direct result
his physician believes, of bis dread
of the coming Fourth of July célébra
tion. Some time ago Thlese wrote ai
letter to tho Akron W. C. T. U. beg- *
ging that body to use every means
to secure a sane Fourth. "1 know ,
I can not live through another
Fourth,'* he wrote, "If there 1» go j
much noise and life is in danger. It |
would be Impossible for me to stand »
it." His letter led to an appeal for a
Worn Out Ralls Will Strengthen Ca
Washington.---For the purpose of
reinforcing concrete work In con
structlng locks on the Panama canal, j
tbe engineers In charge have dqelded ,
to use rails which are no longer fit.
for use on railroads. About 7.000
tons of this kind of ral's. Including
old French track aud American tails,
so badly bant that limy are n.t long
er useful aa track have been collected
on the Isthmus and will he put In the ;
-- « -
source a month ago.
lated the crop promise, b
condition given, was around 12,000.
000 bales, which Is far below what
the trade feels, will be needed to
supply the demands of the spinners
at anything like the present prices.
Bulls then took hold again, and in to
New York October later sold again.
and in New York October later sold
up to 12.14c, while December sold i 8
at 12.18c. The advance from the j
opening to those levels was about $3
Conditions by Btates, with compar- the
Isons ; the
per bale
1909 1909 1908 '07
May 25 Jone 25
Virginia . 8 5
N. Carolina
S. Carolina.83
Georgia ....
Florida ....
Alabama . . .
Mississippi .
Louisiana . 74
Tennessee . . .
Missouri ....
Of the Fourth; Sa«l Veteran'* Death
Ino to Fright.
Bane Fourth in Akron.
nal lock».
concrete works of the lock?.
Made on l*lan«l of Luzon.
j j ng i y r f C h gold bearing îre were
ma de almost simultaneously this
week on the island of Lurrtn. The
fi rgt strike was made -n the Paracale
district. Ca marines province, and the
Is otAer ln tbp Baguio dlstr.tt of the
Ben q Ue t province. In the former a
is %trinfeT m the lode Is ref. r -d to
run $20.000 to the toD. an«* the
wko i e vein Ib said to average $500,
Tbe ore f oun d j n the Bcnquet prov
juce la gatd t o assay $8,000 to the
Manila,—Two »trikes of exceed
Ugly Language Used by nn Anony
mous Letter Writer.
Nashville. Tenn.—Mayor James
received an anonymous letter threat
ening him with death because of the
activity .he Is taking <d the
ment of the prohibition law. T..e
language employed in the letter is
violent and unfit for publication. A
rigid investigation will be made to
ascertain the author of th* letter.
K IRTtfOl \Kt.
Tin* KirtUnH «'4tJ *» ItuiîiH
ttrvom! Tfr*r.
i ;
:hs afte
Messina. Sicily.
{the devastating esrthqu;.
ÎS. which laid waste mot
again « U j
-'hielt. had j
th«*y been built, would havt*
thorn a necoiid time in ruin«
yet impoaalble to accurately dei*r- !
mine the number of casualtir*. Sotm- j
Messina and Reggio "•
lied by an earthquake
It is as
of the reports are alarming, but they |
(. RUnot verified. So lar
ltjV)<lv known only a few people
fall(nK wa || nn ,j „ child was
| y | n j urt , d .
as is pos I
One woman was killed by » |
Rank Cashier Who Alleged He Was
Fort Worth. Tex. -Walter KlngflHH
rMht| , r Qf th( . MaJn of
( w r linnk und Tlns , Com .
was indicted on a charge of
( arrested late till» ;
e * eniaf arraigned and pleaded not U«
ghllt. and was released under $5(100
b0 „d
King alleged that he had been '
held up In the banking house by a
highwayman, and at the point of a
* comH , u „ A t0 Unm , over $S.1->Û !
] elrrumatan
^ al oged rebhèr sml !
" * ere!L^ on In Tm-'
1 t \^ l" h h » Le", "n ol i
i ......
"• s " 1 1 ' '
Southern I'ongtxmsmen arc Active for ;
l iiloii.
Washington it may be with only
an oya single to the uplifting Of the j
farmer and no thought of the good
polities in It. hut It I» a fact notice
able here that Southern Congressmen j
are giving a great deal of-attention |
.. , „ ' KoIm. r io. Folk said
"ull wnw^Iuvelv engaged" by
, ^ ' f"*",
U . v î, °,V-lit in llllonalt brewer !
| k'"* ' a "* ,* b n' ?. IÎ, .Inwrlaht
nov ' !i 0 ° • \ imii '«» mi anil
" ho " ,li r ''* urn J■" ' . iu .'m.
lr * a « c,n ««i p cbuige of brlfiery lu ion
neotlon with the Suburban boodle
deals. He declared he could convict j
I'Valnwrlgh, Walnwrlght is no-tiv I
! of having Blgned two Join, notes foi
$78,000 and $00,000 each, the pro
ceeds of which are alleged to have j
been used t-i bribe members of l.'te
city leglsTature to pass a franchise
bill for tile st. Louis and Suburban
Hallway Company.
-;—;— _
| k . m( , rrot lc Hypervisor» of Census
* n ' ,u - 1 r«iie
Washington, 1». L —-Hemocrat
Congressmen reach the conclusion I
* ha « «he talk of non-partisan or b
partisan census supervisor» in ie ;
, South was either a pleasantry or »'
violent Inference. The Informal on
j came direct fropi Mr. Durand, '
| new superintendent of censuB who .
» al, l ,ha l In the matter of appointing
census supervisors in the South he
will be guided largely by the recon,
I mcndatlons of the Republican re -
It was the Impression that It
the purpo*© of the administra' j
tlon to ,]| V lde tjie census supervisor
jobs between the republican* and
democrats In the southern states.
*-*"• '
, lrtber j. | 11Pfl g n *, K); Taker» $300
"** 11
Columbus. O.—-Judge Kinkead, of
the cannon pleas court, .fined Nelson
Cannon, former agent of the Trinidad :
Peving Company of Cleveland, $500
; on a plea of guilty of bribing mem
Iters of the board of public service In
the East Broad street paving scandal
Arthur Beck, former assistant city
engineer was fined $200 on a plea of
guilty of accepting a bribe and Hen
I ry Lang, wa* fined $500 on the same
to the Farmers' Co-Operation and ,
Educational I'nlon. The union, a* a j
factor, either In faint or political life,
i 8 practically unknown to law makers
j from the East and North. But In the !
Southern Slates, apparently. It has
a lodge In eve 6 community, much as i
the Farmer» 1 A.llance once had In .
; the Western Slates.
Former Gov.
Folk Assume* New
Strong Probability mat
Corpse of Icon Ling.
j 4 ew York.—Although complet.; ;
identification was impossible there '
appeared to bp a -trong probability
that the body of a Chinaman which
wa s found floating in the Hudson
Hiver ln the upper part of the city |
waa that of l>*on Ling, or William L
Leon, the murderer of Elsie Blgel.,
It is the
Three Brake man.
w. H. Clark and John Heiucll, the
Smuggling in Chinese.
Robert W. Stephenson.I
three railway broken.-.:!, wl , mead
ed guilty to the gov«mm r. • « l.arg«
of conspiracy to violate the immigra
tion and Chinese exclusion laws, wert
sentenced to serve six months each
i in th© Bridewell.
Suggested as Employment for m.
Convict l-abor.
Alcohol fan K.plodr* and hum« girl
to Heath, Notches t anning Tac lorjr I
! are
In Operation.
Wlsneaseal by I Sister*.
The suggestion 1» now under con-,
sidération, and will come up In 1 be
next Législature, to appoint a spee
twl committee to Itjvesilgate the nm
.let question, with the view to open
ing new fields of labor without buy- %
Inc mort» farm land*.
There np
pears to be no reason why the eon- ron
vlcts can not be employed a* pro- ; ,.|
fit ably in Industrial 11m*. or more
than In strictly farming ope ra
tlons For one thing It Is urged that 0|1
factories can be establlahed for work
log up the raw cotton Into the varl- j po
fabrics used by convicts, such „
U« stripes, etc. It Is urged also that
<>"' pr«oner can make all of the
shoes needed for ronviels to oalory
»"<* »he like, not to mention wood
working factories for making >ehl
«>«*«• ®tc. » »'<*"«'>• •* »»
«ould ad,nit of employment for more
"'a« double the number of convict*
<» «he prison, without buying a
Urtdc* Father Wants Uc.|iil«ltlen. ,
Thnd Stewart and his pretty girl
wlf are having hone moon the
R k « u f which has never been known
bpforo j,i the State Following n j at
sensational elopement from a con
v*nt at Pass Christian, where Miss
Morrison had been placed by her
irate father, who apposed tier mar-,
riage to young Stewart, tho lutter
having previously evaded the officers a
of the court who attempted to aerve
* rK " ,
™* ,h *' ,mr,la " y
Tom Hawk's restaurant In Yntoo
! C1,y R f pw ago iippenrs to have
,M,on of an or 8 ln , '» ,on
lnV0Ht * Âatîng hy W J MUlot, deputy
3U «« *n»ui-«nc« uommlaslon. nlfidavlt»
wpr e mad* charging Tom llawk, !'***•
p ronrjo(or nnd Charlie Wadsworth,
j hl |erk ' lth arton Heputy Miller
, 0 pp d a large quantity of Hawk's
goods W8r *i n ud tncrcandlae about
,ix mil.» in the country, where Hawk
j hlM , carr | e:] them Just before the
jj rc «plie goods In the restaurant
wnro w «|| insured. Both nt the men
,.|, arR „ ; | Kr< . w htte and well known.
Burned tn Heath In F,x|>l»*ion.
At IJon d (he beautiful little 13-1
year-old daughter of l>. McAuthor
was burned to (Jeuth. She was doing
some pressing for Fancy needlework
wUh B patent woo d alcohol Iron. An
I went t0 thfi Bma R tank of'
)he )ron Bh(j ralt ed to turn off the
; )Jght> and , hp oan( w | th on9 gH ii 0 n ;
of alcoboi exp i odl . di casting its con
^ ^ hpr onUre body
' father* and motUer brave c*ITort«
. to ,, xt | nKU | ab the flames, hut all to
nu aval) TbP fa(bor Hnd mother
^ |u f, erln g f rom tiadly burned
handa Lm , e Hannab waa c0Dacl .
oub up tQ tha Un)p of hpr dflathi
wh , ch |#Qk p , ar „ four hou „ Iator .
tjH Cv|tnKt |.- or |^. lr) , w „ rk
A me#t|nB of , h( . ^„„uion.ra of
tbe y ftx0 o-MUslsslppi Delta Levee
Board was held In their office In
cUrksdale , the obje<;t being to let
the contract for about 600.000 cubic
yards of levee to be built at Star
Landing, In De Soto County. T he
eavlng „^.«ssitated this called meet
Ing Tb# con tract for building this
: j 9Vee waa given to the point bidder»,
,j e n n j ng g Leonard and I^iwrence
Brothers, their bid* being the low
eat submitted to the board. The
contract price for this work was 22.3
injunction papers on hint to restrain ,
from marrying Miss Morrison, the;
boy and girl have been kept constant
)y on the move from place to place
to evade officers. Application I» to
l>e made by D D. Morrison, for requla
tlon paper» on the Governor of Ala-j
Imnit In order that he ran force
Tliad Stewart, husband of Anna Mor
rison Stewart, the 16 venr-old «laugh
Morrison to deliver his
1er of Mr.
daughter to him.
cents per cubic yard.
Bids for Nearly Million Cubic Yard*,
A, Vicksburg, tdds for 940,000 cu
blc yards of levee work In the Third
District were opened to day In the
United Btates Engineers office There
; there and Nystroru, of Greenville. 18..
' 40 and 22.90 Clark aud Parker, of
Vicksburg. 19 9; Roach and Stansell
of Memphis. 21. Captain Clark* B.
Smith engineer In charge will for
| ward tb* bids with his recommenda
tlons to Washington for action there
on. ;
were 4 bidder». The contract call
. for enlargement and new levee work.
The lowest bidder were Shield* Bro
Women Witness Execution.
Bteve Veosey, a negro, was hanged
A T Venvey, a *. '* an
Among those present were the four
sisters of the murder«-1 mao, who
stood close by. and their bereaved
expression changed to on«
treme pleasure, when the unprovok
ed »layer of their youthful brother
dropped through the trap door and
.uv. i - •• f
!f; ' 0 . L -riff to
allow her to cut th© rope.

T» Improve Navigable stream».
sert of Frank
mils and J J.
!nt. have re
and Je*
tosh of y
re the
turned fri
Majot* j
>y, of the fritted State» en- !
office with a vh
•gallon ft
conference with a
take action under a aurve
.1. Hoi
y and Upper to j
rdere.1 j
a The
as north
lA>af t'htcl
ty. Congreasman K.
streams for which relief la
are artly navigable aa fa
as Hattiesburg for craft
tturglar. nl Work on <'««»•
Negro burglar* effected an en- I
(ritnr „ mto the residence of Robert l(
% Farnsworth In Pascagoula, and |
$500 worth of article*
fine suits of
two shotguns, one gold
watch and chain, one lady's fur cloak j 1
and numerous other wearing apparel
stole some
ron ,( B n nit 0 f three
,.| 0 ti,e*.
0|1 „ of tbr thieves who gave
11S sln „. wa * *rr**H*l at Gulf
po ,. t wbl)t , altemptlng to dlapoae of
„ „„R and one of the guns to « pawn
1)rok< , r there.
-- —Fire
t liiblren I olsoned fly Ice t ream
Mr and Mrs. K J Kitts 1 little 0
on Willie, and thetr three grand
«'.IldwB. Klheldlne. Knlhleen and
Mam, Cage, were poisoned at llrook
haven by eating tee cream hnught
from n Rtr ee, vendor Physician.
worked over them till an early
hour before declaring them out of
, |aTIROr
I,r "« <*ri*$at«- Work* Admirable t
The draw bridge over Pearl river
at Columbus which the Oroat North
-rn hits completed, has been tested
thoroughly and found to work ad
mlrably The bridge Is of an lm
prove l make, working quickly to ad
mit tbe tassage of boats and with
a system of signals for Insuring safe
of that
Hel Fp Trade* Hay Celebrallon.
an Informal meeting nt the hall and
pointed committees to arrange a
progrBn) for „ Collins Trades 1 Day
tJJ be held July, 10 or 17. aa the
commit, ee se.-a proper to make It.
Jt { ^ ti p ur p OWP of th©»« g©oU«^ro«rt
8r ,,„ r .peelal apeakera for
fj,,, rsrtiiers • '
.. -_
Comparative Treasury Receipt*.
Rome Ide , to Ih- ... In
treasury receipts during June, n*
compared with that for the month
of May. Is furnished by comparison
of the Interest earnings credited to
the State on account of tbe depnsl
tory loans The total of depository
Inioi. n for day wn* $3.382 36, ns
agnlnnt $108.59 for the month of
Jun*—a ({Heretic* of $3.273.7«,
The residence of Joseph Relnecke.
on Kreba Luke, wa* destroyed by
fir*. Mr. Relnecke, hla mother and
Mrs. I) Prieur White and her two
children wa*
neighbors, who hurried to the burn
the Inmute*,
and who narrowly escaped with their
lives, a* the roof and walla were
about to fall In
„ 1 ,
h8vln g ' h ad
months the Oulf and Ship Island
shops resumed last week with a full
complement of men. For the prea
,-nt, however, the shops will be opera-
ted on a eight-hour-a-day haul» and
boon critically foi 10 pas
months Inis gone over O 11,01
home, Mrundon to spend a mon t
'he hill* and drink mineral water
from ^curative apr tigs
town The Governor ha*
Improved »Inen hl» arrival here from
New Orleans several weeks ago
r. Iiowry Improving.
Robert Lowry, who has
|[<-Hi'io-.l From ll irnlng Building.
discovered skills by
Ing building Just In lime to save
who were all asleep.
Mnnttnriiim to Be K»f*h$l»hed.
In Clinton an Interesting financial
Dr. Potter ha* form
and professional doal ha*
ed a partnership with Wr. Hall under
the firm name of Hall and Fritter
Thl* firm In the near future will es
Dr. Hall Is a
year»' experience In the large lumber
mills in south Mississippi.
Riiilrood Simp« ltc«umcd.
After a suspension of several
. _ .
«barged of violating Anfl-Tr-ist I<aw. j
_v '" «•»»W «/ violating the ant»
tr ""» '"*• appHoHlon wa. made In
«'>" ('.hxnrery Con. of Clay County j
foy a P^P* 1 " 1 "! ^Junction restrain
ing the Standard Oil Company from
operatlng In Mississippi and seeking
five daj-B a week.
A d e|* gtt tlon from the coast called
on (jovernor Noel In behalf of H. C.
»„„g*. urging that the former ban
kor of Scranton be pardoned,
received its first patient,
; from Sharkey County.
to collect $11,000.000 penalties.
Th* Pesteur Institute at Vicksburg
a child
Bank Mtsbmtrsls ("ailed For
Auditor . î- Ith ha« mailed notices
tnr r cotni unie* of Mir? vlppt. ralllnr
for the sworn statement!* by Un
directors of each, showing the xouoF
tlons of these institution» TL --% call
causes bank directors to meet four
times In each year—January, April,
July and October—and examine the
i.r. .1 cow: it mo of -ich Instil u
: r -pu:', g 'h.-.-- find, ri gx under
oath to the' Auditor of Public.
is made under the new law, which
Earthquake ahock» wer© fait
Italy and Bpata.
Thtrr w«*Tt* twanty-rlicht d^atlii
j from cholera In St- Petersburg.
Oertaan scientists will attempt t®
' earh the North Pole In a airship.
A bank at Rainy River « .mads,
»as robbed of $10.000 by three men.
H. Haara, lumber exporter, died at
Pensacola front a stroke of pnraly»
j Fire at Placid. N. Y-. destroyed
j Hotel Rnlsiveautnont. causing $204,
I ODD Sosa
I Henry Isaac, a negro, was lynched
l( || Mr -»rL«k. Oa., for attempted ertm
Inal ansault.
j 1
rere of men were kilted by tha
iltap o of the wall of a dock at Near
>rt. Kngland.
Chine»* lottery shop» at Washing
ton sud Baltimore were raided by
Federal officers.
by the assassination Of two ma» by
*" »tudenL
at Cobalt. Canada, caused a
loaa of h*t w „ pn $350.000 and $400,
0 00 One life was lost,
The Husalsn government may b®
{orr(M t m to Trth etan.
p foreigner.,
The Ameriran Woman «»^sge Aa
»ocl.tIon decided to csUhItsh nation
■< headqu.rt.r. In New York city
Cotton advanced aliout $$ a bala
on the Cotton Exchange as a result of
t ho bullish government crop .-port
y„„ r Monroe County planter*
pi„»dwd guilty In the Federal Court
„ Mobile to conspiracy to commit
p«onagn, and were fined,
.j,^ Rtnt*-wtd* prohibition lain
n . on| )nto a ff OCf ( n Tennessee at mid
n | Äht „„j aIl 0 j , h p naloons In th*
closed July 1st.
J w Mayas and Robert Culbertr
sou. tn a pistol duel at Middloxbor
ough, Ky., over a woman shot amt
probably fatally wounded the latter.
The Alabama Supreme Court up
held the locker system, ruling that
the sale of liquor can be prohibited,
hut that the drinking of It cannot.
The trial of 11« women suffragists
who attempted to storm the Parlia
ment hutldtng In Mindon was poat
"■«» Jul ' r 9l
been lost off the const of Iceland, and
the crew of twenty-seven men pre
sumably perished.
The clearing house statement for
t h .- alx months of 1900 In New Or
loan» iho«(td an of $14*^
ono.doo over the same period la
P "!i f k
In ""', „^1* .. Ä L Z ataU
n* ■ " y 1 . ... .
eupmme court. John A Klot* wa*
appointed chlaf deputy clerk,
to Mrs. Mamie Cunningham and h*r
3-year-old daughter, of l-oulivllle,
Ky.. were found dead from gas aa
phyxlatlon In the home of a relative
at Chicago.
l,ondim ha* been greatly arousedl
The body supposed at first to !>*
that of a Chinaman, which was found
In the Hudson River, N*w York, was
nof that of Loon Ling, who I« chnrgod
with the murder of El»!«« 3lg*l.
David Moore and hi* wlf*. charged
with killing their 5-yoar-old non.
ware removed from Krwln, Va,, to
Jonetvllle. Va., to escape possible
mob violence.
Cunningham on learning
'bal another had been socum-d of th*
murder of Mis* Caroline Brasch, nur
J E.
rendered at Han Francisco and con
fessed to the crime.
, >
Dispatches to Dun's Review Indi
cate that the business outlook stead
ily Improved, reports from all lead
ing sections testifying to a broader
demand for most « lass* of merchan
dise. .
A Constantinople dispatch states
that, a court-martial Inquiring Into
the revolt o< April 13 hss decided
to commit the cx-nultan, Abdul
Hamid, for trial.
The general debate on the tariff
In the French Chn- l-r of Iu-putle«
1* dragging on, with litle or no pros
pect of action before the summer
Walter King, cashier of a bank at
Fort. Worth, Texas, who claimed he
j wa# robbod 0 f $*195 a f ew ago
by a b |gj, wiymaa wa , indicted on a
In r fl f embP „ )em90t .
*1* of Its directors and two other ln
dlviduala were Indicted by a Federal
grand Jury In New York on a rbsrgo
of conspiracy In restraint of trade.
The America!. 3ugar Refining Co..
Tarpon Beach, a summer resort at
the lower end of Padre Island, To*.,
was cut off from communication snd
inundated and * number of fishing
craft anil a gasoline launch were
«wept out to sea and other damage
resulted fror- a »torn: which raged
on the Texas coast last week.
Admiral Lord Charte* Beresford
a pp car «,d before the London Chamber
his favoite role of a
candid critic of th** national .-tdmlnia
t ration.
IN*t. and on Cu.c-mala tor a Utor
igli - «■-. -Ci » it '.î the killing of
u- | a , p, cembor ha* been made by
American Min; «er William Hsink* *t
William Wright, a negro American
, », who wax clubbed almost to
.. th nd then lynmeil In Gua'-mal*.
Guatemala City.

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