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The Kosciusko Star.
Official Organ of Attala County H. M. .IOHNSON, l'roprlt-lor. Published Kverv Friday. $1 50 A YEAH. ESTABLISHED I860. 'KOSCIUSKO MISSISSIPPI, D:TGBER 25 1335 State Democratic Ticket For Governor, A. J. McLAURIX. For Lieutenant (Joyernor, J. II. .TONES. For Secretary of State, J. L. rOWEIi. For Attorney-General, WILEY X. NASH. For Auditor of Public Accounts V. I). HOLDER. For State Treasurer, A. Q. MAY. For Knpt. of Public Education, A. A. KINCANNON. For Supreme tourt Clerk, E. W. BROWN. For Land Commissioner, J. M. SIMOXTOX. For Revenue Agent, WIRT ADaMS. For Railroad Commissioners, J. D. McINNIS, M. M. EVANS, J. J. EVANS. Grand Hall v. Hon. A. J. McLaurin, Mississ ippi's next Governor, will speak to the people of Attala county in Kosciusko on Monday, Oct. 28th, at 11 a. m. Let everybody, includ ing the Populites, turn out. The light of reason will be turned on to show the Populites 'where they are at" in time for them to flee from the wrath, to come and take shelter und:r the protecting wings of Democracy. A division of time will be allowed. The Meridian News, in an edi torial headed, "What are we going to do?", says: Presumptively, Populism has an advantage in that it has no account to render." Of course the news means it has no account to render in Mississippi; but wherever the Populite party has been entrusted with power, notably in Kansas and Colorado, and have rendered an account of their stewardship the people have repudiated the account rendered and kicked the party out of power. The good people of Mississippi know perfectly well these facts, and consequently they wi!! say to the Populitcs.of this State by their votes on the 5th day of November next, your party in other States has been weighed in the balance and found wanting, therefore wc can't trust you on your noisy, emptyjpromises, but will continue in power the Democratic party, which has always been and always will be the friend of the people. We have been told that at one of the regular Populite appoint ments at Sena Asha school house some time back, that after Mr. Ratliff finished his speech, he call on all those in the audience who would promise to vote the Populite ticket to come forward and give him their hands, whereupon Mr. Ex-republican E. T. Branch went up and very cordially gave his hand and his promise, and that completed the hand shaking and promise business. And it is said that Esquire Tom Harris, the Populite candidate for Representa tive, looked vcr sorrowful! ' YOUNG MEN, VOTE RIGHT! The ballot is the surest bulwark of American liberties. To vote according to his idea or right is the highest duty of the American citizen. All old men understand this self-evident truth and there fore The Siak addresses this arti cle to the young men of Attala county the men who have their spurs to win and their reputations as good citizens to make. In reaching a decision as to which way to vote, our minds should be free from prejudice and bias, unswayed by inflamatory speechesand hearkening only to the voice of reason. Two politi cal parties are before the young men in this county pleading their cause. lie is the judge. Upon his decision rests not only his own future political standing, but the ultimate fate of the two parties in Attala county. The Populite party comes with its tale of woe, telling of evils that do not exist, and conditions that are not conditions. It pleads that the Democratic and Republican parties are one, and that both are dominated by plutocrats bent on carrying the country to destruc tion; that every man who has mon ey stole it and that only the poor man is honest, and soUforth and so on all of which the acute young judge will throw out of court be cause it has not been proved by the witnesses. On the other side is the Demo cratic party, hoary with age and patriarchal in its dignity.. It re views its glorious record from the foundation of the government. It shows how it has always stood for the liberties of the people; how the greatest statesmen the govern ment has produced have fought in its ranks, in nation and State its ministration has been wise and pure. Young man, what will your decision be? The Democratic party has en dured for generations; the Populite party from its very nature is known to be ephemeral. Wherever the Populites have been placed in power they have been repudiated. Only in new localities where they have not been tried have they ob tained a new lease on life. Al ready its leaders are .meditating going over to the new single-issut silver party for next year's cam paign. Shall our young men go with or continue with a party that even now shows thestampof death upon it? The young man who joins his fortunes to the Populite party an nounces himself as uncertain and unstable in his political convictions He says to the world that he is ready to support every new ism and scheme that arises. Every new political sect that is formed will claim him as a member. Mis neighbors will come to regard him as being upon the wrong side of everything in politics, and his in fluence in this field will be utterly lost. A man's business character is largely influenced by, and judged by his political principles. If the latter are uncertain and shifting, the world will decide that the same characteristics belong to his busi ness life. It is hard fcr one to be long to a crowd that continually looks at, thinks about, and talks about nothing but dishonesty and yet be honest himself. What has the Populite party done that the people should sup port it? In Congress its members have done nothing but load the calendar with bills bearing revolu tion, anarchy, and hitherto unheard-of extravagance. In our State government they have never done any harm, it it true, . because they have pever had a chance. In this county they have caused more discord and bad feeling among the white people than was felt in the dark days of reconstruction. They have done nothing that commands the support of the people. What prospect does the Popu lite party hold out to the young man of Attala county who is ambi tious of political preferment? No Populite was ever elected to a county office among us and we don't believe one ever will be. In the Congressional district and the State-at-large the Populite has still a worse show. No, young man, you cannot af ford to vote the Populite ticket. No good can spring from it, and there is no end to the dangers of it. Sons of Confederate Veterans, vote as your father shot. They shed their blood and laid down their lives for the very principles for which the Democratic party contends today. Sons of old men that were once Democrats, vote for the opinions your father held in the prime and vigor of their manhood. Vote for the party that wrested your homes from carpet bag domination. Vote for the party that represents all that is best in Southern brains and char acter. Vote for the party that in after years you will not blush to own. Vote for the best interests of your homes, your families, and your neighbors. Vote the Demo cratic ticket from top to bottom and don't scrath a name. COUNTRYMEN THINK! We have often heard the minis ters say in their appeals to the sin ner, "stop and think," and it is our judgment if the way-faring Populites would halt for an instant and view the road that they are traveling and who they are travel ing with, that they would at least discontinue their folly. Think who you are following? Are not the ablest and most tried states men and citizens of this State and country against you? Who was it that stood in the legislative halls at Washington and spoke for days and hours to prevent the pas sage of the iniquitous force bill? Was he a Populite?,, Ls there a single man that reached any dis tinction in the great civil strife with you? Would you rather fol low Perryman of Texas, who left his own country dishonored, and Osborn. of Georgia; who was sen tenced to the rock pile, and is per haps now a fugitive from justice, than George and Walthall who you have never had cause to dis trust? Think about it! Dont fill your head with prejudice and close your ears to reason. There is nothing in Populism. Every charge against the integrity and honesty of the Democracy has been dis proves The Populites lived on prejudice and adversity; but now as brighter j days have come, ' their only re source is prejudice. They cannot survive long on this. The minds of the people cannot always be deluded. It's a falacy and a f2ke without party leaders or principle, and it is only a matter of a very short while when a Populite in this country will be as lonesome as Robinson Crusoe on the desert island. The Populite tug is sinking, the old ship of democracy is passing along; you can hail it if you will. Will you do it? It is a very noticeable fact there is not a bingle Confederate general in the Populite ranks! iHft do other than Wllkeroo' Liver fur sal .by Crftwder A Edmunds. We Ask We are galloping along in the even tenor of our way, keeping everything the people want and selling them at prices that are satisfactory to them. The Number of Customers That daily visit our store attests the popularity of our establishment. "n"PTTn.Q ltent Medicines, JJil U UD Toilet Articles, Etc! Cutlery and Loaded Shells. All Kinds School Books For Attala and Leake Counties, Get in the procession And come to the Coiner Drug Store. HARVEY & ROBY. When a candidate for office be gins late in a canvass to try to get the office on the supposed ineligi bility of his opponent, it is a very strong indication that he has count ed noses and has found out that lie has not got enough votes in his own party to elect him, and that he must of necessity, ene'eavor to get votes from his opponent's par ty by trying to make them believe that their candidate can't hold the office if elected- Put that effort will be a complete failure in this county because the people know that every Democratic nominee is legally, mentally and morally qual ified to hold the office for which he is running, so that any Populite candidate that can't win on his own merit must go under on the 5th day of November. The city of Algiers, opposite New Orleans, had a most destruc tive fire last Sunday. Two hun dred and fifty houses were de stroyed and about fifteed hundred people left homeless. The value property destroyed is estimated at 5400,000. The fire is supposed to have been the the act of an incen diary, and Paul Buffo has been arrested as the suspected villain. The prospects are now exceed ingly brilliant for the Democrats to carry both New York and Ohio. For the last few weeks there has been such a demand for the Star that we were unable to send our exchanges and we trust our breth ren will excuse us. It would grearly distress us to see a single young man cast his first . vote for such a falacy and delusion as Populism. Don't you do it. Te the Churches ef the Kottcluiko elation. There will be a meeting of th; Executive Board of the Associa tion in the Baptist church at Kos ciusko, December 2nd 1895 at 10 o'clock a. m. All churches desir ing aid for support of pastors must make application at that meeting, and state definitely what salary the church proposes to pay its pas tor, and how much they want it supplemented, Every pastor in the Association is cordially invited to meet with the Board at that time to' confer about the work. By order of the Board. J. P. BROWN, Sec'ry.Pro Tern. Wuen you us Chilton' woman syr Dp you Dwd un UxUhe, Kor gal by Cnwdr A KdxutMiil. no Odds. DIED In Sallis, Sept. 17, 1895, Mrs. Allie Simmons, aged 32 years and eleven months. "Leaves linve their time to fall. And flowers to wither at the nortli winds breath; And stars to net but all, 'f lion hast all reasons for thv own, Oa' death." Mrs. Simmons was a woman, richly endowed by nature with all those lovely graces, rare virtues and rich qualifications that go to make up the Poet's ideal. A per fect woman nobly planed. Faith ful in all the relations of life. As a friend she was found true, trusted and tried; socially, always modest, retiring and pleasant; as a relative her extreme care and love for, and to those, allied to her by blood, was beautifully exemplified; and as a member of the church and a christian, it was here that thelove ly and symmetrical character shone with its brightest lustre. She lived well, and Oh! blissful knowl edge she died well. Dear Miss Allie what a sweet fragrance clings about the name, and my sweet friend in this tribute I weave for thee a flower of sweet remembrance, the lovely forget-me-not. Long shall memory abide with us for thee, as. long as time shall be. Hall! iweet glorified spirit, Thy listen) one in truth in love, Brina to thee, gathered from our heaits this wreath. An offering to thy worth. A Friend. m 1 m Ethel, Miss., Oct. 18th. Our club met at 7 o'clock p ni, and proceeded to carry on the bus iness with the following names added to our club: Judson K Clark, R M Williams, and Walker McBride. It was moved and sec onded that the club meet Saturday night, Oct, 26, at 7 o'clock p ni and have speaking by A A Armi stead and othcis. Time will be divided with the Populites. Let all come and hear the issues of the day discussed. We notice in the papers that some are saying that Mr. J. H. Hollingsworth is not an clligible office holder. The members of our club pledge them selves to vote for the nominees on the Democratic ticket and we frel quite safe in saying that Mr. Hollingsworth will get every Dem ocratic vote in this precinct. B. F. RAY, President. C. II". GREGORY, Sec, The Board adopting tht school hooks for the county adopted all the books formerly used with the exception of Harrington Speller vhlch will be evenly exchanged, We have made arrangements with the publisher and have on hand the Harrington Speller, also ft full line of school books both for Attala and adjoining counties. Give us a caIL tb spellers -will soon go. First come, first served. 3U HRVK Y $ ROpy. '