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1 Ip ■ ■ tat r .~- f^Safii Kl\J r , frS A ?"v V 1 5 ^?W V.'.,. w >^a. ; * y y ■ ** m. _ £li •• I- .' !•} >t w m ■■ iW &. m ;., •. g / / i i rV - Li; ^ Ea // \ / -X?' / IW Oi!r ( .\r*ii oi Prosjwrit Sock to I5?iil(i l'p: Not to *>: U;t (he Stroii ' i troy er 2 .T J 8 D . turday, Ocl< * Hernando, DeSoto County, dlississipj' , . dii. • '! . I 11 : 11 >! l MOT:-R, oni ietors. HANKS & Al OKU AN. R.E. I,. 5IOKGAN, Bus Manager, . R. M. BANKS, Sr.. ittor. Fill«»rod nt RoMtollioo ut ! KoeoMfl-Huss mrill in . Miss.. , 1 ■ T. If you would avoid suspicion, go join the angels. Yellow-fever is nearing the cldsed incident stage All the wo?'Id loves to abuse the man v. ho loves -t drink. i t How easj want to see. clays ago. to see what you Memphis saw ice The government is deavoring to prove t hut I all the good fndians died from Spanish cruelty. again oil The only authentic report from the Paris peace commission is to t'ee etlect that the members ar< getti , Ifa national quarantine will stop that e.ontrovei'sy between mad. the ('piiuiercial and Scimitar let us have it quickly. In the movement for the liber-: is, the Jews have, I wood "in a tunn tier that would please Mark Hanna. sit ion of Dre 'said iiothiiigandfHWc Property rights in Illiuoismust indeed be prevai ions, since its j property ! Gove; nor holds that owners i an not import negroes I 1 lit'' t!) : i\ Y T• io IJiri > pw^ic.o commisMon • . *ral hundred do] la as in the last few days in trying! tour]•• v<>attliedifferenci• between Vi linquish and evai uate. ; i . • 'Coin' Ha *v • hasI'(-- ; '.appoinl of small amounts! tiie Heinot vatic party. The input is somewhat appro- i p.-ijite ii-asmuc'u as he is a Popn-: OU cllit'i 1 ■ I 1 t j,. . , Jr, i i I llmois ha^Uid very recently a , • .A ' iiM3sea-tn:<y dose ot the negro. , • , . j p i r-vider.tl v in a moment of absent, . , , , o , . . , j mr.idceness she forgot chat she v. 11 i i r i , lought, bled and died some to . i to the negro that privilege she so , . . 11 • ; recently denied lum. i i j I Of course Governor McLaurin ■ did not remain at Jackson dur ing the epidemic. Ho had said;, ■ . , ... . •! .at lie would be Mississippi's!, ... 1 c. S. Somtor. mit he , „ ,u 1 .... .risk of raining Ms repair Lion as a prophet. V Dewey's name will be present ! j rinds time to tell to what party 1 he belongs, thenMhequestiou.will be answered. Up to date both parlies are claiming lmn. ; __ ■ | The old lady of England has! said to the old woman of China that she must make an Emperor of her nephew. Doubtless the la I ii:j- thinks ifjhe former is in favor of I he young ruling, she j A .f the presidential con Which- 1 cd 10 one ventious When Ik « | Mr. I ought to do likewise for Iter son. A Mrs. George kilic. Saxton lo'causo he was giving a his money to another woman, and llii i'eupon a wave of symjiathy for the murderess begun sweep It is all ing over the country. She was untrue to her wrong, husband and home. Hence she is twice a murderess. ■ I We are all creatures bf habit, Tom Hccil at Homo. 1 Si 'ys the Eastern Avetis of Port _|land. The voters of the First i Congressional District have got ! in the habitof elect'ngHon. Thos. j B. Reed to Congress and Mr. 'Reed has got in the habit, of bo- • ing elected. Any change in the Iprogrannnewould trouble both Mr. Reed and the voters. A hab it of twenty two years' standing is hard to break off suddenly, Men who hove smoked twenty i two years know this. People in other States who have indulged in the use of liquor t wenty two years will confirm this statement, The average man sees but litl.e of Reed—unless lie lives at( 'rand Beach dnrragrthe summer months I —and the newspaper men ofj Portland see him very frequently, Newspaper men who see him on- 1 l. r once in a lifetime, and who think that Reed is a bard man to j approach, know little of the Thomas B. Reed who represents libs district, lie willtalkasfree ly as any man, but he talks sel (lorn for publication. He, in these latter years, has but little to sa v : i to the world through the news papers. He has been a groat tu.lk cr in his time, but, of late hastalk ithrough many publications, • finding that a good vay in Which i it m: y well lie believed that i ,(> each the people, Mr. Iieod does love this, theei of his birth, and that he docs find his blghesfcpleasurein the society i 'nl'u few old and trusted friends. : Ho generally does have his own'' •.ay elsewhere, but he a I way Probab! vlie is wren , >s here. i r.s often as the average public man, but the jioopleofhisdistrict | settled down to the eou ong ag vi( .: iot ; tj , h W) , lk! ; n , bo wrong i in original wttyandth.it when! he did .happen to be rigid he I ivonl-.l lake the couatrv wit'-him. i M r. Reed doesn't ask the ot his district to a&reo with him» hut only to vote for him once in two years. He cheerfully cen cedes to every man the right bis own opinion and his viewsaiv ibis own, and lie takes the liberty of acting on all public questions . 118 ' :e ln:| Y fit and proper, v.'liter happened to dc just behind. Mi 1 . Rood on (. ongress stJ'eel one day recently. Speaker was oh Tis way to hisof lice cm Exchange street, whereby , ^ a sort or legal iictioii he is sno y 1 .'posed to be in busiiKk: . . _ course, everybody . knov ., ' . . ' 'dr. Iv ei?d i s a ty ran t; m d political J 1 y .*■••peaking a. very bad man, but 1 . ' . the.re was not liiiiir except umver , , , . ' , . , . sal beneyoleneem bisi;iualv nuin Of " i that net. He might have been a bish op, visiting one of the churclics in his diocese. Ho might hav , , been an uncommonly devoted n.is , * , ,"j' v "* V***"** T I"'," 1 ' .**5" generally received estimate the world has for Thomas B. Reed, according to a recent writer "ty Taut and outlaw." Ho stopped frequently to for a moment with some friend.: 0ue W[IS rt f iU . ni er-like looking i n a ivi duaJ, butin reality ashrewd | 1)0 ]iti C ian from one of the sur rounding towns. Ho told a story or two, trailed epigrams behind ; him as he moved down the street and reached his office only to find 1 a number waiting to see him. triet, *, it is said and very' truly,, talk 1 "Reed doesn't work for his dis-; blit that means that Reed doesn't! get offices for parties who are i anxious for a good place. Those wh i want, places go elsewhere.! So those who calf t.o see him are friends Re. .1 lnev. have who nothing to hope for from Reed 1 men because they believe in Iiecd | —him and only him. They hope for one thing: theyde-1 sire one thing, and in many eases j live for one thing', Reed'selection : I to the Preside in y. No wonder he fools at homo surrounded by such men. No wood. ilia* he did notd em it. neeessi ! a campaign (his-year. Mr. Rood is apparently • the same impersonation of universal • benevolence wherever you find him. Perhaps though he is a .shade mo'reso at the CtttnhcvltiiMi Club than elsewhere, except po.-. sibly at Grand Ideas h. There be , meets friends and there ho talk i freely. f the place suit! home ' r he bright and che appoint men Is him well. He feels at there. Some way one neve* veal ly comprehends how absolute iy j and astonisningly plain lie is un- \ til h<> is seen surrouudi d by pret i ty things. But suppose Johnson had had j jno Boswell. We should 1 boil on- ; ly have today a. faint andanylhing but complimentary idea of the ' greatest la'k-r this eat'ili ever-1 (knew If Reed could but have his Boswell! But then the t ran s jeondout biographer necessary, or ratla-r his like: imy igoed stenographer Reed savs good thin:.vs without | wouldn't be would lo. stopping t to gather them up. eyes twinkle, thehenvyfacolights up, there is a suggestion smile about the lips, and then The nrighl lliink that they He scatters his pearls of good. wi'. too rapidly: you have notiim :,]it The b i follows of the Cumberland i lub In best ainongthein. s more the worker than the talk Ret- d is ready to talk. ighten his wit, and he is at his Elsewhere lie I* li < h ri HJ5K 0 ii pt R ijj M k ilHlI kill % ii s* I o u AT '."i P3 | U yy U> J § iv9 EUDOR/i Tfr ;crr mi Olw w Top o f The Market and * Correct Weights lor T V IV 1- ■ ror l/ . a. COTTONSEED. A CARRY A FULL LINE OF nny <r a a aa l it If i g ttv IV* 1 * 5 f- n Mli M ^ M 'k A ii i \ A 1 L lif f! La \J $ H 5 U u „ M ,, 9 ii. <» w ■ ; <t> k ' i}j v 3 ^nnx.tUu /\ lit* .v - , -i 05S ignored, evils hit more than all the ships com i billed and suffered the only I of lii'e: ilie sfutomonIs oi ueu ■an not very riie fact that the Brookhn r iy regard them bv ill the Spanish captains ingthe damage done D'ns Simnieh ,hip, . 8.» ■ ; ... ."'MM; IlM ,f that ship: and the iseovcvy <: 'cs of the Brook di d. reus t-ra: shells in nea; •ly all the ivonifh t K f i\o Ilia ship was close and take, agveal deal of the pim No amount of official isbmenl. or green-eyed casuistry can oh literate the fact that lie wasin the a .,i lt to good purpose val that Sampson was entirely out of it. | But,: iy,s the Sampson clique, the battle was a captain's victory W0M ()U Sampson's plans. ; s a modification 1 victory he being 1 he commander 1 under ('oiigi : riiis first • heir -lai tut ha t it was purely Sa mpson 's 1 As the ques-,plans of the united fleets. tion will be debated in congress ■ssmun Berry's res- j olution, it is proper to consider j i Ibis phase of the question. It'j Admiral Sampson had planned an attack upon the Spanish fleet, as j JX-vey did at Manila, and liis | sifiadron had delivered battle 1 accordance to his instructions. 1 | he would have been entitled full credit, even if he had remain j ed entirely out of the tight. Bin j this in the case. The : Suri precipilaled the en A or; at I * Cumberland ( ' i!» li" talk. . No one over questioned that akelRoed h - been u very pure II , talk is like his lii'e. His st"iie S ; ml his every day talk mi. h. • printed without dm: .or of 1 si < nii:g the respect of anv one for him You could hik • stei.-r. .fu r's report of table la I home with you a nd read it by th tirsesids or at the lea tn el one. a Reed's No matter what he may do, the people of his own city willnot i him other'than the , lad hnttd. They They ire proud of him. hope to see him Pro blent, sun plybccnuscUi \v know! In mid not if in hi - place, end they ! thev are themselves. You all know Ape No, von don'l. Reed. Scimitar, advancing Die fortunes if it nee rxpen him to bo You all know Sampson'' Plans. cli(]ue which lias charged itself with the naval The val Sampson has rei-entlv foitmi ary to assume t Admiral ■I- duty of disparaging In spile made up tic of Santia. nnfortiiinite. f the industry Boh'o.v. of the Sami »son coterie, 1 lie .\ in or lean people have pretty .<• a nil!;. heir mind t ir : had sotuclhittg 1<> d Sampson ever p:s vipii; ()i controversy ur. • tlit:. Iii-.eia . - insist on keep!ng ii up. But ii s i are certain physical taels whies i giigeinent wlnm Hi. w on other business, came in the im1 m- ■ of r for which the Aim a i' lit Olice. i propar - 'Udicali cisnms t one' during iiie tight tin y levin land Hi vi.--.e-y th" order:, pe w. Sampson, iw. when inWstiyntiuii ci>ni:-< If thecapl : 11 s tonght the pertinent qm 'SI iolls e:; II be, :|(,m on the line- la < 011 , each provide.' the pk . dhavel • inwi mg, and the captain,- urns have they ever if them iiiusl haw een a ccjiy of i I ms. 111 either . rued tln-ii' ey lie.v* studied tl : li. ■m during Did they do iliis'r tigh (. Did 1 think of H throughout then . ra!s orders we; e in wn,: will be eas; e c Iili.r (. - ■ man Berry lei.seortain just which ! or lers we.-' f.-bowea hv tin < . |j eers in tlit- light. the Spauiar is wa- •;.< om-entrnn I m | in|their lire on th -ui:;. .i Aiaei-i Was can ship, the limoivly:). to'any such eontio.^c:;' • pmvib for in Sanipso T< order •: point in the tig In. a t-pun,-.; >hi] undertook to 1 am mi Aine, irai At one ship—again the Brooklyn, Weic < I. re a. n y emery a \ • A ■kind tw torj ;•< live : r r>; t;r 1 <•' - us 1 !11 • •. \( .t ;?|! tc; ii('HV\ i\ luivin.rr puss* i i edited with being of i he A ( ivii her or r than I'lCut '•en lor ' on 1 ! . wliil the in \Y ii. 1 a r , ■ lv m-o 1 I ( \i I 1 r i lllcl, , v -: i ! i f e Wi ne i . ilon. , |j , l :lt tie ■ v. ill lie found, . 11 ( m- is r : m | . tr, day fig.ir ; . «> for a coll a ;e wlii. Ii he ; .aids to| have erected at Kudo::;. 1 V.n 1 V.ur %. i (, i l'e'\ r l 1 ' ( f IK MIS < li s lo ojy< ' <' i r. - II r 1 1-1 eW IK !: \t I i ■'.ii 1 Y toll rv y. ten . :..v■ a- ' ■■■. w nee. • Hiiirpsonr"