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1 1 THE rEOrLC, THE CONSTITUTION AND THE LAWS VOLUME XIX-NO. 91, COLUMfeUS, MISSISSIPPI, SUNDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 13, 1893. PRICE FIVE CENTS, The Dispatch. MRS. S. C. MAER Proprietor P. W. MAER Editor tai Bmiatu Mssaftr mew. jaiMAi or mm cum. Knteml at th Oolumrmft pontofnre (or tran mlMRHMi Ut rough the mails w teortil-cl.v matter. ANNOUNCEMENTS. FOR MAYOR. I aiianunr myself m a ramtUlate for. Mayor, suhjw In the action of the Democratic party. W. D. HVMPHKIKS. FOR COUNCILMAN. We are authorized to announce Mr. B. A. WKAVKK at a candidate for Councilman from Ward No. 1, subject to the ctlon of the Demo cratic party. We are authorised to announce Mr. J. H. PTEVKN8 a a candidate for Councilman from Ward No. 2, subject to fit action of the Demo cratic party. We are authorlKd to announce Mr. J. L. WALKER as a candidate for Councilman from Ward No. 3, subject to the action of the Demo cratic party. We are authoriaed to announce Mr. D. 8. IffoCLANAHAN as a candidate for Councilman om Ward No. 4, subject to the action of the Democratic party. We are authorized to announce Mr. E. C. CHAPMAN aa a candidate for Councilman from Ward No. S, subjoct to the action of the Demo cratic party. We are authorised to announce Mr. PAT OALVIN as a candidate for Councilman from Ward No. O, subject to the action of the Demo cratic party. FOR SCHOOL TRUSTEE. We are authorised to announce Cnpt. W. B. HARRIS as a candidate for School Trustee for the city of Columbus, subject to tile action of the Democratic party. We are authorised to announce Capt. D. P. DAVIS as a candidate for School Trustee fo the city of Columbus, subject to the actual of the Democratic party. We are authorized to anno-"ce Mr. WILLIAM KILPATRICK as a candidate for School Trustee for the city of Columbus, subject to the action of the Democratic party. We are authorised to announce Dr. R. 8. Cl'KRY as a candidate for School Trustee for the city of Columbu", subject to the action of the Democratic party. The Feace Commissioners in Paris are jollying with each pother iu an effort to settle the Philippine question. They are blue and yel low booking each other with week ly periodicity in which the claims of the two nations are set up and as regularly knocked down. There can be but one outcome of the whole question, and that is the Philippines will become an Ameri possession. While it is the duty of good citizens to uphold the gov ernment in a contention with a foreign power yet we seriously doubt the wisdom of annexing the Philippines. The alien character of its population; the distance Of the islands from the home govern ment are reasons well known and often urged why the Philippines should not be annexed, yet there are other reasons more potent why it should be combatted. With the Philippines in our possession this government will at once become a party to all the international com plication and questions of the Ori ent and from a peace footing there can be no doubt but that the ulti mate outcome of our folly will be to nlaee this government on a g u war footing. A large stmding army and navy is a burden to tax payers, a menace to peace and an obstacle in the path ot the industri al, moral and intellectual develop ment of a nation. If the Philip pines are annexed northern capital whose natural tendency is south, especially now that valuable posses sions have been added almost within sight of our coast, will be attracted to it and this will be at the expense of the South. Instead of paying thirty millions for the Philippines spend it on the Nicarauguan canal that we may develop and control the increasing trade and commerce of thf crnwirip- reoublics of South O - , America. The Election. Tbe election the past week is not without its surprises and disap pointments to both political par ties. While this is true it must be said that the democrats had a shade the better of the contest. There were many reasons why this should have been a great republican year. The war which was fought so val iantly and which has added already to our possessions and promises to add more, occurred under a repub lican administration and that par ty has claimed the credits and hon ors therefrom. It went before the country on this record asking an endorsement of it. The result shows that the American people award the honor of the victorious war to no political party but to Americans. The election oi Roosevelt in New York is a surprise to the country. Democrats all over the land had watched this contest with keen in terest, believing that the united democracy of the Empire State would wrest its government from Piatt's control, but they are disap pointed. The rural districts of New York are strongly republican and while Roosevelt's majorities showed a distinct loss in compari son with Black's vote two years ago, he entered Kings county with votes enough to overcome Greater New York's handsome democratic majority for Van Wyck and was elected by about 20,000 votes. Roosevelt's election may not prove such a disap pointment after all. What all good citizens would like to see is New York out of the clutches of Piatt and his ring. Roosevelt is a picturesque figure, a man of cour age and independence, and while forpolitical reasons his individuali ty has been lost in the campaign, it is believed when governor he will break with Piatt and fulfill his election promises something a candidate seldom attempts to do. The result in North Carolina is the cause for reioicinjr not alone for democrats all over the land but especially to the democrats of the South, who were deeply interested in seeing white supremacy restored in the Tar Heel State. The fusion of populists and unprincipled re publicans in that State has been forever broken and the State has been freed of the danger of black heels on white necks in the future The result in North Carolina gives the South gratification for it re stores this State to democratic con trol and attain unites it in the Solid South. The general result of the election throughout the country will be to re tain bothbranches of Congress under republican control. The majority in the house will not be large, but it will be large enough to begin the work of unseating democratic mem bers until a safe, working majority is insured. While a republican pres ident and senate are in control it is well for the house to be republican also. With the house democratic the policy of the republican party would be to do nothing and lay the blame upon a democratic house for tieing their hands. Republican legislation in the next two years is bound to be of two characters. If good it can do the country no harm. If bad it will add to the long list of iudictments by which the re publicans are to be arraigned in the campaign of 1900. Water and Sewerage. There is being manifested by the people of Columbus an apathy to wards the water and sewerags movement that presages its defeat in the forthcoming .election. The same indifference to the success of this vital issue that encompassed its defeat when submitted to the people is manifest now and unlesi this condition of things changes the issue will again be defeated. The people of Columbus must awake to the importance of carrying this election. The question has been submitted twice and twice defeated. It is before them the third and last time and if defeated now may nev er be heard from again. Our water system is wholly inad equate to meet the demands made upon it. It does not furnish enough water for domestic, manu facturing or fire purposes. Only a comparatively small section of the city has water mains. Even this section is without water from elev en at night to four in the morning when the supply has to be shut off to insure fire protection to a limited area. The supply is not large enough to meet the demands of manufacturing purposes. This is shown by the oil mill, ice factory, Alexander's mill, electric light plant, compresses and other manu facturing concerns being compelled to bore their own wells instead of depending on the public system. Think of the loss of revenue to the city from these sources alone. The present system is wholly inade quate to meet the demands of fire purposes. Only a small section of the city is protected and this so mea grely that it is almost equal to none at all. During the dead of winter with all reservoirs full and with th. city pumps going at their greatest capacity the Mayo & Weaver fire demonstrated that our supply lasted only a few hours. Had this fire occurred in the summer when the water protection is almost nothing the greater part of the business section of Columbus would have been laid in ashes and ruins. There is another reason for a better system of water and a system of sewerage. Thousands of dol lars of property is taxed for fire protection and it gets none. This unprotected area is vastly on the increase. Homes are going up and manufacturing enterprises are being erected. They are being taxed for water and getting none. This unjust discrimination against these sections should be remedied. The view that all citizens of this place should take of this question is that it is a step in the right di rection, it is advancement, progress, development. It means a greater I city and a consequent increase o! business. It means better health and better rates of insurance. It is an invitation to capital, to enter prise, to residents. It signifies that Columbus is one of the bright and promising towns of the South and her citizens have confidence in her future that rants her material improvement. It means more people, more industry, more wealth and more prosperity for our town. No citizen who views the future of Columbus with solicitude can anord to oppose these improvements. Oping fli lOllllCGIiOi it". n ifmRR 0 RR(ii EMPORIUM FOR s B, SHOES ID III SODS. CLOT GENERAL MERCHANDISE. Are now offering the most complete line of Fall and Winter CLOTHING for Men, Boys and Children at Popular Trices. Agents for the Jane Hopkins School Suits, from $2.00 up, which for wear cannot be surpassed. School Shoes in all qualities and styles. None better in the market WE ARE AGENTS FOR THE McCALL, PATTERNS, AT TEN AND FIFTEEN CENTS (NONE HIGHER). THE BAZAR FASHION SHEETS FOR OCTOBER, JUST RECEIVED, ARE READY FOR DISTRIBUTION, FREE TO ALL WHO CALL. MAILED MONTHLY ONE YEAR FOR TWELVE CENTS (COST OF POSTAGE). JUST RECEIVED: A small line of Ladies' Fall Wraps and Misses' and Children's Eeefers, bought at half their value and will be sold accordingly. Examine our Ladies' Flannel and Silk Waists, Shirts, etc., etc. t.h:U war- The State mourns the loss of one of its noblest women in the death of Mrs. Annie C. Peyton. Her life was a beautiful example of the good one can do in this world. In thous ands of homes in Mississippi to-day where she has left the impress of her life, through her teaching, there ' leans, La. , whom you should ad- will be sorrow and saaness. dress. Write to-day Any Persons Wishing to know the truth in re gard to their health should send for a valuable and new 64-page Book let, which will be sent FREE for a short time to those who mention this paper. The book is published by the celebrated physicians and specialists, Drs. Hathaway & Co. , of 337 at. Charles street, New Or- Congressmen Allen's political as pirations continue to receive the attention of the press of the state, He is slated as an opponent of Governor McLaurin for the post lion of United States Senator and is also prominently spoken of as a candidate for Governor. Mr. Al len's dignified silence as to his fu ture is a pleasant contrast to the spectacle now being presented by some of his supposed opponents At a proper and appropriate time Mr. Allen will no doubt be heard from. Our line of very select Dress Goods and Novelties in all Departments. Remember us in looking through the market and let us show you through our stock. Respectfully yours, SIMON LOEB & BRO. North Carolina has just gone through Mississippi's experience of '75-'76. Following close upon the redemption of the state from popu list republican control came the res cue of the state from negro domina tion. The storm broke in Wilming ton. A negro newspaper office, that had reflected upon the chastity of the white women of the state, was wrecked and burned and eleven ne gro leaders were killed. In a twink ling the republican officers of the city resigned and the government o the city passed into democratic con trol. There is a lesson in this episode for theaegroes of the south. It should be a warning to them to keep out of politics and pursue peacefully their vocations. The South is the whiie man's country and he will rule. Those Dreadful Sores They Continued to Spread In Splto of Treatment but Now They are Healed -A Wonderful Work. ' For many years I have been a great sulterer with varicose veins on oneol my limbs. My foot and limb became dread lully swollen. When I stood up I could leel the blood rushing down the vein ot thia limb. One day I accidentally hit my toot against some object and a aore broke out which continued to spread and was exceedingly painful. I concluded I needed a blood purifier and I began taking Hood's fiarsaparille. In a short time those dreadful soree which had caused me so much suffering, began to heal. I kept on faithfully with Hood's Barns pa rllis, end in a short time my limb was completely healed and the sores gave me no more pain. I cannot be too thankful for tbe wonderful work Hood's Sarsapa rilla, has done for me." Mas. A. E. Gilsoh, Hartland, Vermont. OOd'S "a Is the lt In fact Uie Oue True Blood Purifier. Hood's Pills cure all liver ilia, is cents. Fine Horses. JUSTi RECEIVED i of Pine Bred Horses THEY ARE BEAUTIES. Fine Saddle and Harness Working. The prettiest line of Horses ever brought to this city. THE PRICES ARE RIGHT. CALL AND SEE THEM. JOS. PEACH ER, Eclipse Livery and Feed Stable, Main Street. THE. FIRST STATE BANK, Oolx.ztxlu.a. IVTI seise slr il. Capital, $75,000. Transacts a Banking Business Only. Buys and Sells Exchange on the Principal Cities. Buys and Sells Bonds, Stocks and Warrant. Interest paid 00 deposits left for a specified time. Five times yearly must a sworn statement of its condition be published in the city papers. Fire-proof Building1; Fire and Burglar-proof Vault; the latest style of safe with the oest locks Small Safes in the rault to rent at 16 a year, giving customers a secure place for valuables. None rented to strangers. DIBECTOHSi W. C. Sicauasa, JOH5 D. MoRois, I). P. KoBiRTROM. B. T. Williams, C. k. Johxstos (X A. JOBWITOH, Free, OFFlCKUSi , D. UoaaaK, Vice-I'm. 11 X. Williams. CaeMet.