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Hernando, BeSoto County, Mississippi, Saturday, October 29 IN 9c.
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hank:, &".K>RO\N, Proprietors.
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TOE-A?; iOil OTIlk,
R. M. BANKS,
Jr., Editor.
m
V lx,
.i: h 'i > it
Sis Marry- r.
irnTci--. fl lit ,
U-i-H-i-iii-/, Miss.. a
The Fate of Vresumiathnis Coons!
The ex.nple of Will Littlefield
is hearing fruit—dead fruit,
crime was so brawn and beastlv,
most ignorant;
nigger has heard of it, and, it Ins
sold longed for cold lead and hot
fire, he has gloated ever the mat
'I'lie
and-so hateful and hellish that the
, . ,
details were sprciu I tn rotignoi it the

The
hiae.k belt.
"ft
ter and idolized this escaped slayer
of three white men. Evidence of
this is the aJ most daily report from
the negro sections thaiAhie or two
°
whitetnci- have been killed while
criminal.
*- 1K h 10
i hen ic pm-, w-dsto '--less
trying to arrest a negro
Thus far the
hears.
his God that a white man has h-.-cn
killed while trying to at
him
eH'cinns ; anccs no i : - mm
some white mood. R or torn, he
does not know that vig!:! Ihmi the
Indie
a ne
milar
gro and sweai ••• I ha - end
a or
made that will send his souh; . • to
mo!
rope
ix
lie
hell. Who V.,mhl li-'e a i!Wl«
longer or, ;:.i
lisle
arllier. he
t!!; 11
Won;.] ascertain
White man i li.it .
will lie
1 H' ever
i, the
HI to 1 inoa- nr less
All oc -as: i . : 1 i:
ratio
d' : ' * :id ;dn,<,sl
11 .- ( | i a ck.-n
rf's death in;
W bite in: 1 ) and es
! lie sun
often as
morning the white a
.avenged, and taut loo in a, ten ible.
»•- inner.
It,is time the
iiiing that be is
>* «s long a. lie is in tho
Will he treated as a negro.
neg. o was n-a
i negro and tha
South lie
!

kionn
j
|
a
he can not beany thing else than a
with a Kemhfiican
The
negro, even
party and arn y to hark him.
white inan is boss o
hind and hi), s he wiii I;i:;lii Gab- 1
Gad All
riel winds ids horn,
inighiy has ordaitK-,
white people of the Siouthdf none
! he
'other) shad be I kiss aa 1 He'd: 1
her that ordinance
of powder, hall n-ial
rope* we propose t
(iinrnce enforced.
The average negro is a fool,
d—' fool. He ought to
•a occasional!
see that or
f'.'om
bloody itssons that at is'.tolin ilin
'questions di ! superiortiy; th.it
position is that of an inferior
menial; aim that his
|
pends Oil a coittpioto rec-)gnilio!i
of these facts.
There is a small class of white
people in the South who wouul;
lontinga negro •
cure 10 more tor
id. if p'/ovicatioii than for kill
a nlihit, yet the majority
hopeful for but clmritahle
are
rug
^ no: can,,
to the negro,
him, his wife and
fed and clad; they want to see him
thrifty,, moral and self-respect.ng
but they do not want to and will
not, stand to see them uppish and j
disobedient. The usual penally j
They want to see
children well
is that inflicted in Scott County, j
Miss: dead one white man and too i
innny negroes to count. !
Ne! • ••e.tJon But Hotter Roads., j
d i ae i, diCHtion of crops, the |
- -.jspoA ol home ind'.utriesandthe I
improvement of road* ate very
iportnnt and vet hackneyed ques
tions with the country editor. In
his salutatory h; pledges In's l >, r
and influence ii la-haM'' ot tliese
matters, and it: ii.s 'm'<r:lu nhi
)-■ nes'you "-.'I find that I: - has
bts-n faitb/ul to liis ploilga Isay
tii, se ij'lest,urns are, to tho editor,
■ u di.; I c.i'-s editorials and locals
• i||e line - ale printed week
in
,; i wee:-. I'to former being re
ul first I'lilniination, i
!;•: can see but little bet
■sV
-nt sv the r&fyjt of. all his
. i hor. If lie peiggsts,-- an occasional
' "ubucriher is sure to mninff him
_ that he should give mon-attention
I to the diversification of reading
_ matter and. for th sake of a tired
Hie
term.
Tins paper, however, at 1 the risk
ofbeingboresome, intends to 'stick
patronage, to write
Klondike or Mary's Land).
!>ont
r.
a
to its last' and omit no opportuni
j ty to advocate and enforce the im-P°
;:
1
i
1
istantly before the public. good
j wi] , nwnlL Au( , ilU persons Vho
Ins , are il]tw . ostel in roa d-l,ettormcnt
hot j arc . lskc , (Uo contribllte t(( these
j provement o£ roads. Others are
S heefuninv interested in the discus
vision of this question, and proha
'I'lie
the
| li!v if we will keep the matter con-!
the
weight l
!
columns: for your views and sug
Igestions will have, more
of
.timn any coming from the editor.
1 have been asked to state mv
i
|
1
two
j views on too ]ilan ot working our ;
j
Unquestiona
roads by taxation,
i Jy the best roads are the result-of
10 labor paid by taxation and as cer
j tainlv our roads will never beidc
-
ai
! until that system is adopted. But
1 at present we are in no condit ioa
' to lie struggiing for the ideal,
mm , Wilh us u.epraetieablo i«possible,
he . Tho rc;ore that is what we should
the wmt( , n( | ;t „d strive for.
ne
1
;
We
!U't'
to ?
ix
•rops that, i
aarieiil
s raising
: hareiv p«*i\- for their production,
! AJant- of i'w
are stumbling under I
he
(iebts made when
brought nnic.li higher prices. Oth
ers have found it difficult fo jic -
with accumulations mi
produets
our
j
• e.v pm
.
i-nditions. All are suii
jeet to a rate of properly taxation
fur Bie rai.-ing of which none are
in; Cnmorinsr.
ible. then, 1 do not think that the
For these reasons.
1/0(1
pie are in a condition to be taxed
lie •
more, provided under our present
bin s we are entitled to
can
oi
! ni,and and ear have far better roads |
than those which drag their sinu-j
us and bumpy lengths through-!
i county. I
f the road laws were complied I
1
v.ath, that is if the supervisors and
grand jury would obey their
rcctionaaud instructions, we would •
j have not, only safe but enjoyable!
. Of course the laws cornel!
b. improved on (and what
not?), but the present dar
.... I disgraceful condition of our j
roads dep, nds not so much on bad
| laws as on their non-observance I
a and ron-onforeemont.
a ,,
out
1
he
AOiliti :
reruns
Our supervisors seem never to j
have sippreeuited the advantage of
| gpo.i roads and have not npprehon-;
de<! their jurisdiction over
ad
It is their duty to ap
ovorseers
point com jietent citizens to such
jiositions, but their duty does not
cud there. Il goes even further '
ii,,,,, j () p-, e perfunetury
00 job ;
• () f ccyciving bridges. They should;
see that every overseer works his
if I
load. How are they to see to it'll
Advise and admonish; and,
j indictments were not found, but ,
j Hi<> reports were not made by mi- ■
nothing else will do, report all
such delinquents to the grand- ;
ft is true that overseers have j
been reported to grand-juries and
111 r v *
j pervisors. AVhile grand-juries
i Iirt . no ti very grand, i am satilied ,
! that if tho supervisors would re- j
port trifling overseers indictments i
would be Found. Koportoverseers I
j :Uu i then ovemeers will make the ;
| [muds do their work under the law
I Then after tve.have had roads and
t aMV e passed through the t.ransi
fj 0 „ stage fioiu cotton and exlrav
agiinceand hard-times to a divers
r V*jTy of crops and economy and
prosperity, we would do well to
demand that our roads 1*c worked
i,y taxation.
!
I
bis ta-tiier, lvi-lly G'livcr, this week J
Will Freeze was in town Mon- j
Will Oliver, Cuurtluini
visited
;-1 LuDoeaery.
i
day.
la-1OENBK VL POLITICAL GOSSIP,
i
1
Bar Association of
! Cdy is not likely to cost his can
j didate fo • Governor, Justice Van
! W.yck, many votes.
1'he sO'Call
ed Bar Association of New York
is an eminently, respectable and
| venerable institution, which
Richard Choker's attack on th. -
York
v
t'W
, mij-tDt oe compuredappropriately
^ le ^ree tailors ot Boole;,
S treet, " who once upon a time
i labored under the delusion that
of tin- Me-ropolis is not
a representativebodyin any sense
of theword * ' alld 11 is 110
! thorized to sp-ak for the kwyers
:
they represented the public sm
i tiraent of tingland. The'Bar As
Of New York than the 1h-.ee tail
l ors a ^ oVH mcn tionod voiced pub
! lie opinion in Great Britain. It
estimated
i has at- most a membership of less
| than GOO, There are
1 to be 7,000 lawyers of,good stand
;
j ing in the <fid city oi New Turk
!nndprobaoly over !0,00.) in the
[.
district compre
hended in the Greater New York
ferrite
me! rinoiitan
Ol bite years the New
York Bar Association has been
run as a close corporation; it has
arrogated ti
in jndgnieiv
the legal profo.-.sioi) and to sa,\
who should and who should not
heenti'.Ied to recognition. It mis
refused admission to its sacred
porta hi to every one who did nol
.sell tho right to sit
nthe members of.
'
i
come up to the peculiar standard
set by a- select committee
or six old fogies, and no a pplicant
ever got in who was not willing to
acknowledge the awful superiori- 1
hfs cr:?a
* l» (-!
0 P ifl
Xr I.i 1
Wr
aw v
(S
hr
n
ti pj pa
yy eliij
A
V
h 1
vV S'
2*. Iff
-
Irir B
EUDORA, MISSISSIPPI,
-r
1 o
of The Market and
Correct \V eights for
Highest Prir^
i'-h
i
P
CARRY A. F 0
7T T
LjLj
LINE OF
m
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AiTAi KSkJXSiUjn mia «
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c'itt ra
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This fuel I
well recognized of into 1
ty of ih< association.
has been si
[.years Hint no lawyer with any
self respect and independence .
' would permit liis n;une to tie of
d for membership in the us
; fol
sociation.
* * «■
I York has even gone so far as to j
exercise more or less
The Bar Association of Now
, it they dared g
■ mandates, but, happily, the ma
jority of the judiciary of the Em
attempt to
; supervision over the judiciary of i
Judges liave beeni
j threatened with theterribleeurse
of the association scondemnation -
contrary to its
the State.
i
lmd too much 1
, ]>ire State have
j character and independence
i give any serious heed to the silly j
I pretentions of the association, j
to |
; Regardless of the merits of the
controversy that lias arisen be
tween Mr. Croker and the associ-1
ation, the general opinion of New
York lawyers is that Mr. Croker
will lie entitled to the thanks ?>l
the community if he succeeds in
suppressing the small coterie of
fossils who have undertaken to
act us the censors of the New York
bur. The nioverne.it to organize
! a new bar association that will be
I a truly representative body can
J Lurdly fail to succeed.
young lawyer and hundreds
j those who have grown gray in the | of
practice of their profession will-urnor
Every
a
liail the movement will; jov.
(he farrow and
) | la t, }jjjs for many years control] -
Mr.
! Croker eonld not pos'd lily have
taken a more popular stand with .
the masses, who bate and despise
selfish bigotry
J
od'tlie so-called Bar Association !
| ,,f the metropolis.
\ Col. William A. Stone, Senate.
-
!
Quay's caud'di •-- for governor of
the Keystone Kbit 1 -, i« not meet
in? with success according*to r>
ports that come from his meet- i
ings. in a number of places \
within the past week he has I
|, Ci .uinterrupted in his remarks
by ( ; hwrs for Dr .
Swallow, the
Independent Republiean-Prohibi-:
tion candidate for governor. At
one place in the northern part
p )G gp,| e mg meeting was broken
: U p and ho had to call upon the
police to maintain even the s< in
blimce of order.
1 H . -
Tliis cannot
: very encouraging to Col. Stone j
an( ] jjj s friends. While Col. Stone
j s rujin j n g a.s tin* Quay candidate.
his friends are urging him ti
cut
loose from Quay and try and save
lii m9e lf; in other words, to trade
off votes for members
may bo to'defeatiiltogether.
j_; , s conceded, by all hands in
Pennsylvania tluit Dr. Swallow is
u, poll a very
islature for votes for governor. :
This is a game that need not be
aKo-ether one sided,and the out
arge vote.!
A year ago he ran for a rninoi
State office on the Prohibition |
ticket and to the aniiizement of
the machine jioliticians he iveeiv
tl more than 100,000 votes.

I Tlio Hon. Joseph CL IS-a! -- i •
1 making a, strong figb: tor ('on
gross in Hie Twenty-seventh Di,
. trict ofPennsjlvniiia
h-\ i\as overcoine oy Hie L,. /•• nt>- j.
liean tidal wave of IbiJti, but he, |>
has come up again smiling audition
Jr. Sib- :
his friends are conlidonf. that lie
will be elected.
Mr. Sildey is ;
j one of th - ablest ad voeuti
silver coinage in the Democi atii
roe .
i pariy aiidiitue Deuioi-r.s
trol the next House and ,\ir. Sib
ley should be elected In will be e.i
- one oI - be prominent 1- adt- i s
that body.
con
t, lit
i
Representative Joseph W. Bui- j
1 ley, of Texas, who is said with
j self us the coming Speaker of the j is
j House of Representatives, denies
| actual seriousness to ret
- ,
If.; 1 ;.
the report I hut be
purchasing a stock farm in l\Ya
t'teky, an-l intended devoting !
attention to stock raising.
"Statesman ns a joke,
eonleuiplat -s
file
story was probably started by
some facet ions friend of the 'Texas ! his
Dr. Chauncey M. Depew has
broken out in a new place. 'Our
Chauncey,''as he loves to be'!
culled, can lie depended upon for
something out of the common j
| of Col. Teddy Roosevelt for
will-urnor of New York will bee-ir.ird
|during every eam]ittign. IBs
latest- discovery is that thedofeat
< ■ by ih > •••onids -■■"
coidoinna' ion by tl
. thisconntyvofoui
Dr. Dopew, of cm
about tb** courts of Mu. ;s*, but
J he has evidently iorgotteu that
! there wv quite as nis; y i' ic -
<■
war wit ii
- era!
Republicans
•rs ir 1 that ilie Dm n>
rPresident, in
c« Jo
untoi r regiment. I!
is not .ireful ne will
ispo-it.on tUi-eoC-.''. ie -t
! veui;
1 - hoi • a • *mt
nol of a
Dr.,!: p>•,
i loo:
\
I
; '
progrrmofSon
in- Republican
mi Melfin
Vcsul

1 "•
•*
ill 1 ! i
soon a
Ihmim's -
iaut.
ii it
altogi t
- creasing the c mt r
j campaign iUisi.h;
:l -' ' I° a - - ! 1 1 .
1
• s,w "
^ - 1 '
: •
.
tern trio voi3! h
:
| '• • ;i
i
[p
if ar
il • .
vi- it Vic
Lobarl a
| Patterson, N -I.
I he will go to New York
as
1 will g-ivo a dinner in his lienor at
-In Union League t Ini).
; New Y
ron.
he President
peeled to go to Boston I
| Club of that ciiy
| idc; t will
ait 1
11 : >_
IS
■Ip of 1 h.■
ai'utise
| the Rep'll
-rails of
sutiicu-at
aclivitv l
repi'e
■ utatives in Goiv.-i
1 vo tin- 111
O. P.
-ss and thus
M tho («'.
iiO .M
Whcthof th • nio. - w HI - -1 -
In Hi« v/accr.
'•an ik
UAHt-A
'.5 ar
; Novon
,; t ill' 1 11
uts A Home i: 1
j.
|> -eli.; ,
audition h.-i
1'Tb
Fannie 1 >-dialute mid
:
t wo
i,and is iu-otiths
v, came to lie- jio
■in
o-o
; -
hilt'
.
evil;
... -o
e.i tii
a! to
ne
ineut.
y in an.i tuni
ver id tin- matron. Stu
litii * Jann
lit a? house ? . •
r Fitzgera! i made
T*'
make them cornier
effort t
!every
table.
f
Mrs. Doliahite is tl,
John Itoliahite. who lives ut A' k
is a .aimer. They married eight
w.r •• ago, and for a while
But M rs. 1 Mi! ,
wile
II,,
- eoiliitv. Miss
abut la, ill
hueia-i night that her liu
liven ' : j»|uiy.
mild had ill more reec-n! veu
trca'ed her badly, and failed t
pnni.lc properly for h'n wife and
his oii's/iring. They li w «l on a
farm owned by a Mr. \ ai lmu>cr,
She '<
live miles from Arknbutht.
told the police that her Imsl nnd
John Doliahite was the son
Sitotfe Doliahite, a man of consider*
able means, who lives at Love's
Station, Miss- For some time she
enm \
li.-i 8,
lias been living with lu-r brother,
(i.-erge Gmilli, w!-o > one ot
he
goi.ntv.
,'s III
In
run lo 1 ca|-;> iC another
in. -<!visi-d her
SI.i- rnan
r 1 to get enough money to pay
r way to this city, and she is
now v. It limit mein--, and witliouta
. She
runic to j-Jemphis to tin-1 a h >nie
for iu-r rail Iren and to eeiiri era
Iren,
home for hersel
'i lie two ehih I n a re i
ing tittle fellow.-,
is 18 month- old.
Oti V VI . J !
I* 1 '
1 lie
Wi i!
.
(
a,
-i e
1
ran 11 :
of
:-e
a
anon arostiUie
in
i
iioviiu-iit for
ias no
v. !;t)
m -1 ji.m, m
i ne
Tail lie lb-- d
)f Ills
i comm;:
in tin
Ini it. :v
iil'l
for tw.-i
1H\
1 hi
sain"
pro
; -i;e. \
eontim
a of the j
i'
Uu
1C . 1 ".Dll tO
va
'
S. to re
u
e
ni a hi.fii a writ i
nature ot an iiitormaliou -ai
preferred, under eath. mid o:
: -li v i. r :nt
eea
virtion. 1 > eosimi
Ii in l
! v tla i s; an :
lull not
1
I.e.v
il a i 1 •.•oil) in',
r
(hi- oilem'i r to lie ii
pay Hie eostoi sue;
1111,1
time specified, ;
mtii he
inprisoninen'-.
relative
i. or mi! d discb-i; gvil lev due
of law
Soothing, in .-lin-.
Dc Witt's Wii-li ii- -I
ill!
■ aiising.
Salve is
the iinplaeib-i
i lu-m v
-
IHll'll-, Ml . \
ti
cure
upon it. J.--

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