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SB, Brown, editor and Proprietor U 11 Brown, Associate Editor* Entered at the Post Office Valiev, as Second Class SATURDAY, S Class MPT. at Water Matter. 10, 1904 National Democratic Ticket. For President, Alton B, Parker, of New York, For Vice-President, Henry G. Davis, of West Vir ginia. For CONORKS3. The Progress is authorized to an nounce Hon. W. 8. HILL as a can didate for re-election to Congress m Alt' r* i.ji io-w*wu».v« — t a. i from this, the Fourth District, sub ject to the action of the Democratic primaries. _ It is estimated that the North west will produce forty million bushels of wheat this year. Judge Parker has given it out that he will make no stump speeches during the campaign. Democratic leaders declare they have a good chance of car rying Michigan for Judge Par ker. The election for State officers came off in Arkansas last Mon day. Davis, the Democratic can didate for governor, was re-elect ed by 55,000 plurality. The Columbus Dispatch truth fully says: “The white man is going to rule absolutely the South, Roosevelt and the Republican administration notwithstanding.” The Government report credits Mississippi with a cotton crop showing an average of 87 per cent, which is exactly the same figufe as that of the report on August 25 last year. Seven prisoners confined in jail at Memphis sawed their way through the bars of their cell Monday night, and made their escape. Two of them are white men and the other five negroes. In New York 3,500 of] the butcher strikers have re turned to work. President Don nelly, of the Butchers’ Union, tells the Chicago strikers that if they will hold on for two months the victory will be won. Monday, Sept. 5, was Labor Day. It was observed all over the country as a holiday by the various labor organizations, In the principal cities street para* des, marched through the streets with appropriate banners, music &c. The building and the contents of the Oliver-Finnie wholesale grocery company, Memphis, the largest concern of the kind in the South, was totally destroyed by fire a few days ago; also that of the Memphis Paper Co. A number of other firms located near the scene of the big fire were more or less damaged. To tal loss estimated nearly half million dollars. The New Orleans Times- Dem ocrat on Monday published re» ports from its special correspon dents from all portions of the cotton belt of the condition of the crop up to Saturday, Sept. 3rd. It states that every section re ports more or less damage; that complaints of great loss by shed ding are almost unanimous; boll weevil and boll worms are very active in Texas, and rust, rot and insects are damaging the crop in many States. Opening Sate 1 ■r selecting tliejie -* *= . fttl(ii nobbiest We will hoveottDry'floods, Clotlil«^t®“gj cowplet® «“®. jackets »?* f\l°“*oi Ladles’ lt?rtVLalsisfaad a -»p" Also, «« lod Qeets’ “’S o* «** 9®“fi as we wlU the tie we s FJVLL OPENING» ly pUr WaiVo°ecia? Inducements Have SP®? pail Goods. ^_.e «~?*LW YORK STORE, THE NEW s. LEVV & CO., w State Items A negro baby was nearly eaten up by a pet hog at Utica. Three men charged whitecap ping were arrested in Brooahaven this week. Last .week E. D. Morgan, of Magee, pulled a beet from his garden that weighed 13 pounds.' Mrs. E. S. Brewer died in Me ridian Monday from blood pois* on, as the result of mosquito bites on her face. There is a great increase m the number of canning factories that are being established in various portions of the State. September 15th will be “Miss issippi Day” at the St. Louis World’s Fair. On that day Beau voir will be formally dedicated. Four mules and a horse were killed the other day, near Orystal Springs, while standing under a tree which was struck by light ning. The charter of the Mississippi Ootton and Corn Carnival Asso ciation, domiciled at Jackson, has been approved by the gov ernor. A farmer living in Neshoba county, while digging a well the other day, struck a vein of coal which appears to have no limits of depth. The board of supervisors of Leflore county has ordered an is* sue of $74,000 bonds with which to erect a modern new court house. One of the most novel indus tries ever launched in this State is a dog farm, located near Green wood by W. A. Hodgins, of De troit, Mich. Reports from Tutwiler and some other portions of the del ta are to the effect that the cotton prospects have fallen off at least 25 per cent in the last two weeks. W. L. Henderson, ef the Land and Industrial Department of the Mobile & Ohio Bailroad, is offer* ing to furnish Mississippi plan ters, who are in need of cotton pickers, with Italians. Smith McCafferty, a 10-year, old boy, while returning from church, near Eupora, was thrown from his horse; one of bis feet was caught in the stirrup and before the horse conld be stopped the boy had been dragged to detah. Boy’s school suits at Wagn er’s Mississippi Crop Report for the Week Ending, September 5th. The mean temperature was gen erally above the seasonal aver age. Moderate showers fell in lo calities in the western and cen tral portions of the State. Cotton in the northern portion of the State has suffered from rust and shedding caused by con tinued dry weather and hot winds. In some localities, especially the uplands, it has shed the young bolls and there is no prospect for a top crop. In parts of the delta that have received rain these con* ditions are not so adverse; but in some of the southern delta coun ties and in Hinds and Rankin counties boll worms are doing considerable damage. In the cem tral and southern portions of the State, while upland cotton con tinues to shed, low laud cotton is making fair p: ogress In general the prospect for a crop is much below what it was a month ago. but about as good as it was last year. Cotton is being marketed in the southern part and picking is pro gressing in the northern part. Some old corn is being gather*! ed and much fodder aud hay have! been saved. Young corn, tur-( nips and gardens need rain in the northern portion but are doing well elsewhere. Peas and pastures are very sat isfactory. School supplies for boys and girls at Wagner’s, it«TnA?tate ?oiverS'ty Will open Sept, 22nd, and me indications are that it will be £L *rAlat attenda0“ in the hie tory of the institution. J. 0. Gordan, of Yazoo county -nsmT1 a-,cilcumb9r year meaaunng 2i inches in length and 25 inches in circumference He wm aend it to the St. Louis CALHOON & SON, COFFEEVILLE. MISS. the place TO BUY GOODS CHEAP for the; cash. THEY SELL POND LILY FLOUR In his charge to the grand jury ! at Jackson Monday Circait J udge Miller stated that Mississippi lead ' all the other States in the Union in the number of homicides com mitted. during this year. • The penitentiary Board of Con trol, after a spirited discussion, voted down (Jov. Vardaman’s proposition to abandon all leased farms and concentrate all the State’s convicts on the Sunflower farm. Cwpt. J. F. Merry, assistant general passenger agent of tbe II linois Central, announces that a bomeseeker’s excursion will be run inco Mississippi over that line during tbe month of Novem ber. Two negroes, in Clark county, stole an ox which they soid to a farmer in Jasper county. The man who lost the ox advertised and offered a reward for its re turn, when the same negroes stole the ox from the man they had sold it to, returned it to the orig inal owner and collected the re ward. Proceedings Board of Supervisors, Yalobusha County September Term qf Coffeevflle. ACCOUNTS ALLOWED Jenie Hawkins, et al, tern. relief, $ 28 00 H H Creekmore, atty Ac. 12 70 Progress, notice to Road Contractors, 50 B Moore-, lum. and nails. 2 00 Hanson & Roders, bridge work, 112 00 t M Patton, lumber, 11 63 8 F Givhan, small pox account, 6 75 City W V. lights July and August, 1 50 Davis & Chapman, lum. 6 7g G R Wood, cost in State case, 40 40 Jim Tierce, acct, 30 80 G W Price, trans. &c. 193 80 J W Cain, jail account, Ed Gammon, 9 30 J L Trusty, ex. tax rolls, 40 T J Miles, p’r house acet, 9 00 S C Nations, cut. ro’d &c, 15 00 G W. Price, trans. 14 40 0 M Schoggin, jail acct, 8 40 [Concluded next week.] WHITE’S Cream Vermifuge THE 6UARANTEEI WORM REMEDY THE (^DREN’8 FAVORITE TONIC. beware or imitations. THE GENUINE PREPARED ONLY BY Ballard-Snow Liniment Ct« •T, LOUIS, MO. Robertson-Williams Drug Co. from Memphis. $1.5,00, Round Trip to Amarillo, Quenah, Vemop, Fort Worth, Dallas, San Ange* lo, San Antonio, Colorado, Galveston and other Texas Points. Also to* all Po'nts in Oklahoma and Indian Territory, except where one fare for round trip plus $2,00 makes less. Tickets on sale Sept, 13th & 27th One Fare plus $2,00 for Round Trip to ail points in Texas Okla* homa and Indian Territory. Tickets on sale First and Third Tuesday of each Month., $6.00 One Way to all points in Oklahoma and Indian Ter, $8,50 One Way to many points, including Amarillo, Oolot rado, Dalhart, San Angelo, Kerrville, San Antonio, Galveston, Beaumont, and points East. $11, 00 One Way to many points in Hew Mexico. Tickets on sale Sept. 20th and Oct. 4th and 18th, $30,00 One Way to California. Other Pacific Coast points in proportion. Tickets on sale Sept. 15th to Oct. 15th inclusive. Diverse Routes on all Round Trip tickets. Stopovers in both directions. For full information and lite/" ature write, J. N. Oornatzer, G, P. A., or W. L. Evans, T. P. A. Memphis, Tenn.