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May eu 8 tt Hicumokd, I'KOPKIKTOKS. ,- J ,' . ' LOYl". Hill 01 h kkikmih; COUHTKKV koh all; FKAK Hill SUNK." M. B. RICHMOND Editor. P. K. MAYERS, Business Manager. rASt'AGOULA, MISS Oct. 5, im. Democratic Nominee For Congress. nOX. CIIAULES E. HOOKER, Of Hind Ciiuuty. Jcimjh (1. G. Chandler, lias been uppoiiitcd district attorney for tho iiorllicrn district of Mississippi, vice Judge Tho?. Walton, deceased. Josn Billings says: "Any State which hasn't an 'indepen dent' movement iu politics is aw fully bard up, and should hire some disappointed oflice-seeker to start ons." A card from Mr. U.M.Sullivan, secretary ot the board of trustees ot Oxford university, states that there lias not been a case ot yellow fever iu Oxford tins year and that there have been two good frosts in tbo town. The university will open on Tuesday, November 21st. HAD not the bona tide owners of the logs on Red creek, seized by the government, taken an interest iu them they would all have been scattered to tbo four winds long since. Yellow fever has quaran tined the keepers, deputies, log agents, and all others concerned in the seizures, Deputy Marshal Walker to the contrary notwithstanding. Till? new Gatvite man parrs his name in tile middlu. i'uwcuftahi Drrnutrut-tttttr. The new Uttztttv nutu miht part his brain iu the middle aud I he ll havo some to spare- to some of the gassy vvouhl-be wits of our acquaintance. ituhore GturtU The young gentleman who w rotu the above with other Haudsboro items, lias never had the reputation of being "gassy" or a "would-be wit ;" neither does he stand in need ot the brains the young man who " parts his name in the middle " so modestly thinks he could spare In quantity and quality the gift would not be a desiraole one by umv of his acquaintances, even Were they ottered undivided. communities. That the money was disposed of In that way we have the word ot nt least one member of that committee, and we know there is no doubting what Hon. Walter Denny would say upon any subject. That is not all the money the liberal and charitable citizens of Moss Point have raised and for warded to fever-stricken communi ties. Only last week they sent over $120 to one of our neighbor ing towns, and if necessary they are ready and willing to put their hands into their pockets again to relieve the distressed. With this we think all has been said that is necessary, and therefore decline to publish communications upon the subject which we have received this week. Most. The joyful and welcome news of fiostsall over the country conies to us this week by telegraph and let ter. Nothiug can be more accepta ble to the plague-stiickeu, as also communities where there has been no yellow fever, than the hoary headed Jack Frost. With his health-bearing breath among us to drive away the terrible disease which has carried oil' such a multi tude all over our Southern land, the spirits of our people will be revived, and all will feel more hopeful and start again to business with renew ed energy a'id igor. While it is a fact that we have had iu this latitude two frosts, we do not think the cold has been sufficient to effectually kill out the disease, yet it will, to it great ex tent, check the progress of the death-dealing monster, and iu a few more days the cold may be sufficient to entirely wipe Bronze John from the face of the earth. Iu the latitude north of Vioksbnrg and Jackson, there is good reason to believe the fever will not spread any more, yet there will be a few more cases for a fortnight to come, but still not of suilicient numbers to create any great alarm. We might safely assert that with the opening of November the disease will be on its last legs, and that quarantines can be raised and busi ness resumed as usual. LET TUK PEOPLE JCMIE. In our issue of the 11th it was stated that the Seashore Gazette of fice was removed from Haudsboro on account of the yellow fever pre vailing in the town, and iu order to substantiate the assertion we quoted rather liberally from the columns of our neighbor to bear us out in the statement. It seems from last week's issue of the Ga zette that the editors of that good paper have become somewhat of fended, and in an article of almost a column's length tries to prove that our motives were malignant and the assertion false. Now we seldom jump at conclusions with out first considering facts, and are not in the habit of making false statements in reference to any matter, and w hat we said iu regard to the moving of that ofiice w. s based upon information derived from the columns: of our contem porary. This is not all. We did not publish everything relating to the motives that prompted the re moval of the Gazette from Hands boio found in its columns, but in order to further substantiate w hat we said, make the following extract found iu that paper of October 12th, in answer to sunn thing we had previously said, which is as follows: La.st Monday the Satsh.ire (lazrlte oilier was moved limn Haudsboro to llcauvoir. Tim object of the move is not known to us, and why the proprietors should remove from the thriving village of Haudsboro to Heauvoir we cannot understand. livmo-crtit-Sttii: The Gttzctle was moved to the lieach on account of the fever at Haudsboro, ami will return to that thriving village as soon as tho frosts come. $canhort Cuzillr. Then again such paragraphs us this wo find iu 'he Gazette; Davis Jt Dahlpren, attorneys nnd coun sellors at law, and cominis--ioncrsof deeds for Alaliuma, can be seen any day at Ilcau voir, Harrison county. Miss., until further not ico. If the above is 'not conclusive evidence that the Gazette moved away on account of tho prevailing disease in Haudsboro, then we must confess we do not understand plain English. The concluding paragraph of the article in last week's Gazette reads thus: THE YELLOW PLAGUE Special Telegram to N. O Tilinm. - Mihswsiiti City, Oct. 81, 1H78. There are only two casesot fever in Bnrnes' hotei. Mr. J. 1). Mayer is down. There are a, few cases near the courthouse. A good doc tor is badly needed here. In Haudsboro the fever is still spreading, and Irom five to six new eases daily are reported. Up to date there have been 70 eases of the fever and nine deaths. Tw enty five cases are now under treatment. The fever has attacked the negro population. Mr. 4). Anderson, merchant, died Sunday. The relief associations are need ing money to pay nurses uud buy provisions for the poor and desti tute. The saw mills are shut down.aud business is at a standstill. Two light frosts have appeared, but the weathear.is now clear and warm. The typujof fever isjmore malig nant. Material aid is wanted right now . 1'. K. .1. Transient Notes. I,- Sabbath Musings Sad Reflections Local Fever Notes Death's Victories-Per-sonal Mention. ':! i i '' ' A HALT. We command a halt, as we think quite enough has been written, and more than was uecessary, in refer ence to tho disposal of the funds raised by the entertainment at Moss Point, and after we have had our say we believe all fair-minded people will agree with us upou this matter. In the first place we know the citizens of Moss 1'oiut too well to entertain a doubt with regard to the disposal of the money raised npou the occasion above referred to, or upon any other occasion. In the second place we know that the money was .laced iu the hands of a committee, tho very names of whom are syuonyms of honesty, integrity and wprth, and that the money a8 WKVt diverted from the channel iu which it was intended to go namely, to the relief of the 4Vfc and dVptitute of feVcr-nfiicrw! The accusations, direct or by insinua tion, that the editors of the Sraxhore (lazt'tle. have in any manner evaded or shrunk lrom the performance of duty, to the com munity ill which it was published, is an iinmil iiated falsehood, and thus we dis miss the subject and h ave our readers to judge of tlie motives w hich prompted this actum on the part ot the 1Ji:.mochat-tar. We made no accusation that the ditors of the Gazette had evaded or shrunk lrom the performance of duty to the community iu which it was published, but have been re liably informed since our last issue ' that the editor had done nothing for the sick of Haudsboro until af ter tlie article appeared in the Democrat-Star of the 1 1th. We care nothing about this matter, nnd would never have mentioned the subject had not the Gazette thrown out a Hing which we thought was aimed at us, as follows: A rural journal speaking of the sickly times and the danger thereunto belonging says . " Our nag is nailed to the mast and we intend to keep it llyiug." Is it a yel low flag f But as we have beeii the means of stirring the editor up to action, and now that he has gone to work and is doing good among the sick we are perfectly willing todrop the subject and extend the hand of fel lowship. These are no times to quarrel, therefore let us have peace. Special to X. O. Democrat . Memphis October 17. A touch ing sceue occurred today at the burial ot Jefferson Davis, Jr. At the close of the service, standing by the open grave, Kev. Dr. Dalzell delivered a spontaneous and affect ing address, expressive of his own aud others' feelings with regard to the honored father ot the deceased and th reverential sympathy felt bv all the true hearted of bis coun trymen, ne theu called ou Kev. Dr. Boggs, rresbyterian, who bad expressed a wish to offer a prayer tor the afflicted family, which he did iu n voice broken with emotion aud accompanied by uncoatrolahle evidences of the feelings of the ly stauders. Such a scene has not heretofore beeu witnessed during tlc epidemic, w. T. w. Dklta, La. , Oct. 21, 1H7S. Dr. (libbs reports live deaths within a radius ot five miles and eight new cases in the last twenty four hours. Vicksluirg, Oct. 21. Weather fair. Thermometer 81. One deatli iu the country to-day. Ex-sherift Cramer and Major Cochran are among the new cases 1 1 Delta. Dr Uillund, health officer, is worse. Fourteen cases under treatment at Yazoo City. One sister of Mercy there had black vomit this morning. Another one sick. Jackson, Miss., Oct. 21. New cases for the twenty-lour hours end ing at noon to-day, 27; from noon lo i p. in., 12 cases. Jackson, Miss., Oct. 22. New cases for tlie 21 hours ending to day at noon, 28; deaths, .'5; total cases. 35(1; total deaths, 2.S whites, 17 colored. Of the 8!) whites now ou the sick list 57 are coiiyales-1 cents or doing well, nam last, night, followed by cold wind to day. Memphis, Tenn., Oct. 21. The city has been thronged with people to-day, many being refugees who returned, thinking after the frosts that have fallen all danger is past. The greater number, however, were parties applying for relief, which, after the 2."th, v ill cease to be ex tended to all able-bodied persons. The board of health has not offici ally announced the city as being safe for absentees to return. To the contrary all are warned to re main away. Eight deaths from yellow fever, five officially reported for the past twenty-four hours, ending at li o'clock to-night. Ten additional interments were made by undertakers of persons who died bevond the city. New eases, 23. K. A. Mitchell," medical direc tor of the Howard association, to-night partially disbanded his corps by relieving from duty nine teen of the physicians fiom abroad and all local physicians ou dutv in the city. Memphis, Oct. 22. The hoard of health officially reported six deaths from yellow fever during the past 24 hours eliding at 0 p.m. to-night. Twenty-five new cases in the city and thirteen in the suburbs. Balon Kongo, Oct. 22. Official yellow fever report for 21 hours ending at 'J o'clock this morning: deaths, none; new eases, 28. West Baton Kouge, Oct. 22. Thirteen new cases aud 3 deaths during the last 48 hours. Cairo, Oct. 22. Two new eases and one deatli for t he prist 24 hours. Mobile, Oct. 21. From noon Saturday to Sunday noon 3 deaths and 7 new-eases here. From Sun day noon until 12 o'clock to-day, 1 death and 11 new cases. Forty cases are now under treatment. Mobile, Oct. 22. Keport for the past 24 hours: Twelve new cases ot yellow fever anu iour deaths. j.uo lr&j'Cr, IM a. proclamation, states that on and after October 23 nil restrictions on freight shipped to this city on the Mobile and Ohio railroad will be removed. Passen gers coining to the city must still have eertilicaiesas heretofore. Chattanooga, Oct. 21. For the 24 hours ending at 4 p.m., 3 deaths and 7 new cases; five colored. In spile ot all warnings refugees con tinue to return and an increase of new eases is expected. Weather warm aud cloudy. Chattanooga, Oct. 22. For the last 24 hours, 4 deaths and 14 new eases, 12 colored. The increased number of new cases was caused by returned refugees. Holly Springs, Miss., Oct. 21 The reports of the last two days have not been very encouraging. Yesterday there were 21 new cases and 3 deaths, and 12 new cases and five deaths to-day. The fever is steadily increasing iu the sur rounding country. Holly Springs, Oct. 22. New cases to-day, 2; deaths, 5. Heavy rain last night. father clear and cold to-day. IfANDHIiOllO, MisS., Oct. 81, Yesterday was the Sabbath hallowed day of rest, a sad and gloomy Sunday. Appreciating and revering its holy associations, rest, proper rest, duly observed under existing circumstances a time which tries men's souls was hard ly possible. Truly have fho ''melancholy days" come, and to say that this sentiment is not only local but al most national, is iu truth a sincere, positive assertion. Not only have homes been made desolate within the past few months, cities, ham lets, mansions mid hovels alike have been afflicted, aud still does the sceptre of death hold sway to yellow fever commands. We are unfortunate, yet not as much so as other communities. Husbands mourn wives, aud wives husbands;' parents mourn chil dren, and children parents; thank ful withal tor mercy vouchsafed iu sparing others near ami dear; sym pathizing with others in dire dis tress, and doubly thankful that the devastating pestilence will soon be stayed. True, the deatli rate has been large, tlie disease fatal, and the ef fect almost incomprehensible, yet all might have been more disas trous had not a wise Providence been merciful. The present epidemic is of a na ture calculated to iLspiro humane and noble feelings, to bring to sur face hidden attributes of a holy character, aud to effectually eradi cate sordid and selfish motives of humanity iu general. Thoughts are governing princi ples, and the writer, in common w itb others, would express a sin cere trust that individual minds may attain to that standard ot a truo appreciation of Divine love. justice and mercy. Oi.neeriiing local lever matters the first case appeared September 2, the subject evidently contract ing the disease in N'ew Orleans. The second case, though not gen erally known, appeared on the 10' tt ult., aud the third, 20th nit., was that ot a child iu the same house with the first. There have lieeii to date 7(1 cases and 10 deaths result ing from the prevailing scourge. Only ten negroes lune been at tacked thus far. The se:;t of locality mil 11 Sun day was principally confined to that portion of town extending from Church street east on Main to (in II, thence north to Magnolia, ii case or more iu every family but two, and a death in every house hold but seven. It has now become general, and the type though mild at first is more malignant, conse quently more fatal. Ainon.r tin; number of deaths, and one which vividly impresses the mind that life is but a dream, may be mentioned that of Dr. John K. Lyon. The announcement of his death was indeed melancholy news to nil, and as sudden as unexpected. He was a native of Seutii Caro lina, and with characteiistic valor proved a splendid soldier in the Contederatejservice. Though young in his profession he gave bright promise ot a brilliant future medi cal career. We with regret also mention the fact that other citizens have died w hose loss will be sadly telt but gentleman.. He was the leadiug member )f the' M.JIC.chnrch, imd was loved ty- air who kuew him. The two Leonards were sous of the much esteemed late Dr. Thomas Leonard. Finest was a good boy. He died like a hero. He contracted the disease by nursing Mr. Carre. Log low n and this place in con. sidered as one community, as we are only two nines iiparr, our strange to say we have had only three cases that the physicians pro nounced yellow fever, but I think it quite questionable if they were genuine yellow fever, as no others look it. One out of the three eases died Miss Lony Craves, aged 15 years. She was just bud ding into womanhood, aud was looked upon as one of the most promising young ladies of our town. The other two cases are convalescing. V, M. T. Ocean Springs. MT TUBAS CUES. Hendricks to tlie Front. Philadelphia Times (Ind.) Indiana is dunning up lngu In the democratic column. The ma jority for the State ticket is from 15,000 to 18,000; five congressional districts have lieeu gained and a democratic legislature elected iu the face of what was supposed, to be an Iron clad republican gerry mander of the legislative districts. Hendricks tep weli to the trout in the presidential show and Voor. hees will take Morton's Rent in trm senate for a full term. more anon. That there is a silvery lining to the cloud of gloom, winter an ! V. i. ' I avenging nemesis as 7 C '- ' m pursuit III Hie common ciieui,), - frost, Indicative ol its near prox imity,' appeared yesterday morn ing. TKAJiSJENT. This issue will probably contain many good tidings from the fields of death. The w riter, thanks to a merciful Providence, comes with his report bearing words more con soling than any week previous. Two months ago last Saturday the fever first appeared. A stampede followed, and the pine lauds were sought for refuge. A week and all looked promising, uud a few of the refugees returned to join the small band of brave hearts that knew not falter; but, alas, 'twas not thus to end, for the stern monster again began his work of death, and many strong and young hearts upon the altar of the sacrifice bled mother aud babe, father and child. The disease was at first confined to the uiiaeclimated, but as ma terial exhausted the Kprci d began among the citizens, but of a milder type, and our own dead are few, but the graveyard holds the dead of others not hereto shed the tear over the resting place of the stran ger. Brave hearts and tender hands have sought and iilleviated the wants of the needy. Braver hearts never palpitated, as was truly ami heroically displayed during the past two months; ready and will ing .should suffering humanity need their assistance. 'Tis not tor us, yet, to write their names iu verges. To the east stood the torts of a rigid quarantine, to the west stretched a space ot affliction, to the north a vast region of pities, tothesouth the ruffled wnters et the gult ; but, thanks to thcThronc Above, some knew our wants and sent relief to the destitute. When poets write and journalists tell the sad tale of 1.S78, upon tho page in black and white Ocean Springs will be seen, but to heaven cast an eye, "Amen," not the first neither the last iu the mention ot epidemics. When to the graveyard on our an uual procession let some one plant a flower and breathe a prayer over the newly-made graves ot the stran gers that with us met the dark lot tate bad in store for us. While this is being written there are only a tew cases under treat ment and they are doing well. No deaths nor new cases siuce Charlie Fasou. XX. 'flm beautiful uud touching linen hclow Vote' lent 'tin by mi enti;emeil liuly uc.' qiiuiiitiuive of Mods l'oiut, with tlie ful- lowing nolo: "Pleiuto plllilinli tlie oiiclcmed liciiiltifnl lilies, wliicli I found ill uu old ncrup-liiiiik. Tliey nr o toncliiiig that tliey will find their ny t nuuiy mi ueliing beurt who ill them) liny of Borrow uud gloom have. iiiiiny biicU truiiHUroa an tlm nwowt writer of the beautiful poem uieiitiorm. Yours, respectfully, Was. II." Only a lock of golden biiir, And ucliiHterof witlieredjdcclitlesalloweis, Some of the gni ineiitH she lined to Weill', JowcIb that hIiouo oil thu lingers fair, Pictures that mock with their beauty rur Tho aching void iu these liuarts of ours, That miss her everywhere! Only an empty, quiet room, A smooth white bed mid a vacant chair; Drooping lilies, whoso taint perfume AVhispers u thought of the lovelier bloom, tlalliered liko them for bh early tomb, Audliiid, an offering rich and rare, On an altar of tears and gloom. Only u gravo with flowers o'crgrowii A grave iu tho grcuuwood, narrow and deep, Where we laid tier down 'nealh a cold, w hito stone, And left her in ilurkness and alone, Deaf to our sad hearts' MtiTowini; moan, Her pale lips sealed in a dreamless sleep, And Ihe liiilit from lierhniwu eyes gone. These are the treasures to which I cling With a tender grief that I cannot It'll ; Dear to my heart is the slight ost. thing Her hands have touched ; hot tearswill spring At the sound of the songs she used to sing. Ah, roc! no joy can ever dispel This shadow from death's dark w ing. Oh, daughter, darling, yon cannot know, Trout your beautiful houiu where the angels are. How day by day I wearily go To that precious spot where tho violets grow Over pulseless bosom ami brow of snow, Or perhaps you could soothe my wild des pair, Aud my tears would forget to flow. Mim I'vint, Oct. 7, 187. X.X.X. DIKI. M.'VAY Iti HinwlMltf.f.i .... 'r.. . October Vi, 1H7H, Alius J.izzie McVhv, Uli years. --- 8 ZUNDT Iu llatidsboro, on Sunday Oc tobur !i0, JH7H, Mr. Joseph Zunilt, aged jj years and 3 mouths. ANDKKWS In llainlsborn, on Siindar October an, l7B,tMr. Daniel Andrew, aged OU years. ' CI? A Ifl Xear Harrison st iition.ou Satur day Oct. IK, le7M,Mr. John C. Clui(,age,l 43 years. A native of reiiimylvnina uud resident of Harrison county live yenrs. NAIilfAZIN At East ruseagoula, Miss Wednesday, October !, of yellow fever Mary aiurceiia, ugcu ki years, Leonard jSarra.in. vcr. wife of YELLOW FEVER IN N. 0. List of Deaths by Yellow Fever in New Or leansTotal Deaths and Number of Cases. From Pearlington. Srw B metric for pii. .n vi. a. :. Mle tt the lowwt Kilitor Democrat Star: rKAiu.lxui'ON, Miss., Oct. 22, 1878. There has beeu exaggerated re ports gone out from this commun ity in regard to the prevailing epi demic. The true condition is as follows: The fever made its ap pearance first at Logtown about the 1st of September, They had about 20 eases under treatment be. fore they were fully convinced that the dreadful monster was among thoin ; however our local physi cian, Dr. Mead, had reported it at the start, but admitted that he was not acquainted with the disease, consequently the people thought his report i net. t. After it had become altuost.au epidemic Air. Henry Carre sent for Dr. Williams, who was at Bay St. Louis. On his arrival here he agreed with Dr. Mead that it was genuine yellow fever. There has been up to date forty or fifty eases and twelve deaths. Tho following are the names of the dead: . Jiobt. Carre, Forest Leonard, Willie Leonard aud child, Martin Torter, Frank ratchual, Kimball lloberts, Maggie Chnmplin, Alonzo . Clause, aud three colored jiersons. Mr. Kobt. Carre will be creafy" missed by our little couiinniiity, as he was a public spirited ( hi istian A Nice Mess. The Maine republicans, iu blam ing each other for their defeat, are talking very emphatically. Mayor Nash, of Augusta, writes to editor Botitelle, ot thelhingor Whig, that it is fortunate there was only one such paper i;i the State, to which the editor replies: "It was en tirely. unnecessary lor yon to ad dress a letter to me to assure me tlm ' :M" little puppy as that is a manifest although unimportant fact of which I and many others havo been for some time fully apprised." The mayor's retort is : ''You simply re fer to me us any other blackguard would do. I am not disposed to call you uaines, lor you have so often acted out one for yourself that the voters of l'enohseot havo buried you so far from sight that only your magnificent ears are vis ible through tho towering major iry." The following report of eases and number ot deaths lot the week ending Wednesday noon, in New Orleans, by yellow fever, has been carefully compiled from reports ol the board of health ot that city : IK,TIIS. Wednesday noon to Thursday noon . . . .24 Thursday " " I'liday " ....;") Friday " " Saturday " '.'i Sat in-day " " Sunday " Sunday " " Monday " ....II Moiulav ' " Tnesdav " ....-i'J Tuesday " ' Wednesday " Tulal deaths for the week. . . I'otal number of eases to date. Total number of deaths to date. 'j; . . .TM . l !,:.7:i . .Xsill Kails (Jets Haifa .Million, dipt. Kails, in charge of the im provements at the month of the Mississippi river, received lrom tjie trersnry yesterday o00,0(i0 in pur suance of the net of congress passed at the last session author izing certain advance payments to be made on the work. The subject has been before the department of justice on account of the claim of various creditors that tho money should be paid to them; but the attorney-general declared that the object ot the appropriation was to enable Capt. Kails to continue the work, and the creditors could not claim the money from the govern ment. The work on the jetties will be resumed as soon as the yellow fever disappears in that section. DAVIS At the residence of dipt. S Pol, in Seraiiton, Jliss., ou Wednendav Oct. SI, lo7d, Hichard U. Davis, tt unlivd of Custleinartiu, l'embrooksliire, Honth Wales, liuglaml, aged years and an days. New Orleans 7Yihi ami Joliet, II ,. pels please copy. . . Al.I.IiV At Sernnton, Miss., Moinliv October Ul, IM7H, hauiiiel H. Alley, in tlie vJ5th year ot his age. F.LMl'R At Biloxi, October 23, 17 Klixabeih Helena, third child of F. w' and Klizabi'tb Klmer, aged I) jearn, l(i lnoiii iiH anil at ium n. filLI.FSriK At Fast PaKcaijoula. Mis. Oct. 1!, 1H7H, Carolina, aged 8 years, 4 nionlhs'and 111 days, eldest dauirhterof V it. and KPi7.il Anu (lillespie. COLMFli At his fat tier's residence, ju Jackson county, Oi fobu li, 1i-7p, Mr W in C'olincr. His funeral was attended by a Inrc (.0,. course of people to Zion church anil me- tery, where, wilh uppiopiiale funeral services, his body was consigned to the tomb to await the resurrection imiru. 1. VOX In ll.mdslioro, Miss., of yellow ever, at 'Z o'clock a.m., i'liday, October in, lc7s, lir. John E. Lyon, hern in Abbe ville District, outh t arolina, Feliruaiy 14, 1P, ageil JO years, C inontin uud 4 days. Abbeville, S. C. papus please copy. In the ilea lb of Dr. Lyon, society bus lost a valua bio member, the profession a star of exce l.'ent promise uud friends an exponent o f high minded principles yet ill thu general hi reiivcinent it is not forgot ten that this is Hie decree of an All-wise Creator. What a blow will this lie to " the old folks lit hi uiu," Ihe nored parents w ho 6 fondly cherish loving rcuic nihraii ces of un affectionate son. Who can de pict the anf..uisli of his young ifi a widowed biidef Only those who liavo experienced like misfortune can apprrriatu such grief, ii while other households are aulicted, and all should exdaiiu wilh Paul, iu truth mid in spirit: "We are troubled on every sids; yet not distressed ; we lire perplexed but not ill despair." A FM!)M. THOMPSON At Moss Point, Miss.. Oe tober Is!. lp?r, ot bilious remittent level, Hugh A. 1). Thompson, only son of lie. (Jcorge F. , and Mrs. Rachel '1 lioinpsiii, aged 7 years, f months and Ml dsjs. At the tender ege of only seven suinu elf, the Mihj ct of th.s tlil'llte pasM d tlnoua the only portals to Vtrii.al Life. They toil me thou art dead, Hugh, hut to I clieve it would be a crime to thy s) oth ss souii. No! son owing oin s the (lower ot ihvhore and love has been planted in ihe garden aboie. lo bud r, ml to bloom in Fit raid lilc wilh his hero-brother. Weep notlallai, mother and sisters true, fur the darling bo who lias been Human lied to the lieias above, ere lliv knowledge ui life's wicked w ays had !t cu im ressed upon litt'e Hugh's bright and uti'eetioiiale heart, hut lift thy laitb's calm untroubled eye from thy gi iif. "Hod's will be done! he's not dead but sleeps," the sleep of the jut. Con e, bereaved ones of this sacrilicc and lay down your toiu hearts and with hinu blo prayer " Keai h out your bunas to Christ and He will lead yon to your darl ing There." With sympathy of A FHIKM). Death of Miss Lillic Sharp. Yazoo City Herald. The death of Miss Lillic Sharp (the sad event occurring at lier father's residence near Vaughn's station, in this county, on Satur day morning last) has cast a gloom over the community in which she lived and which she greatly adorned She died in the 17ih year of her age, bi loved and admired by al'. She was the daughter of John Sharp, and niece ot Capt. Shary, of Vaughn's station. Lower Than Ever Before ! Summary of N'ew York's KoMe Work. New York, Oct. 22 The South ern relief committee ot the chain ber of commerce received to-day 8-'!l6 88, being the proceeds of an entertainment given by the saluou passengers on the last passage ot the steainshipCJeltie, It was trans mitted through the agent ot the line. A contribution ot $5 from the Sunday Mercury lire correspon dent in aid of the wives of firemen in the infected district. This makes the total receipts to date fl3, hoi 3S. Later iu the afternoou a contribution of 174 47 was received from St. tieerge's church, Okolona, which swell the total still further. A dispatch was received from the president of the Y. M. C. A. at 'ew Orleans, setting forth that with the work on hand nnd before ns we tun liuliciouslv use wliat money you can spare iih. Iu re sponse thereto the committee di rected the fHCietary to remit the association two thousand dollars. Tbos In need of groceries, dry goods, etc., should tali on Mr. M. A. Def-s, where thy ran get the best at Iw.ttom prices. JOB PRIHTIHB AT HEW YORK PRICES. READ THE PRICE-LIST BELOW! Having made arrangements with Mr. GKO. YV. vyil.KKS, w hereby he assumes the management of the Jon 1'iiintino Dki'ai.tmknt of the Dkmih-uat-Stak, we hereby announce to the business men of Mississippi that we are priarcd to execute 1WK AND JOJI PRINTING, ot all description AT NKYV YORK .'KICKS, and at o tritlo aboye the actual cost of stock. We w ill print anything from a visiting card " tiill sheet pnster.aiid in every instauca agree to gi'vo satisfaction-, Isitli as to w"rlt" inauship and price. Do not send away from home for printinir when it tan be done horn as cheap as elsewhere. The Iil'iiivs (riven below are Inn- in.l,...,l .,,,1 ,..,.. l.. ....1 o-.'tl. nntsidn the city of New York. "iIticJlS.L.lNT. LETTKK-HEAD8: Price per ream, ikil) sheets, 18 lb $ Price 'J renins, l'fcjo sheets, li Mi Price per ream, IHiO sheets, III ft ... , Price ii reams, llh0 sheets, 10 lb.... Ill 1, 1,1JK ADS Prioe per renin. 8s, price per ream, WU1 sheets $ xs, price ii reaiim. luvO shouts 4s, price per ream, 11180 sheets 4s, prion 8 reams, 3S40 sheets. . Us, price nor ream. 8sm) sheets ft 75 il .HI r ar. 8 75 5 75 i 50 6 25 to on li 75 85 .t 3 75 C.00 S 75 li 00 NOTLHKAKS: Trice per ream, 0 sheets Price 8 reams, I'J-H) sheets STATEMENTS: Price per ream, 300 sheets Price 8 reams, 1980 sheets.... BUSINESS CARPS: Business curds.'..-. SI to ,U"" (uncording to aie and quality). SHIPPING TAGS: Shipping tnss 3 50 to tl' m (according to size and ijiisntj ) ENVELOPES I Envelop. $1 K M'"r ,fl"k . (according to size iidjw, The aliove list includes only a few of our prion. Every other elnaa of i'ij:1''1"! lone at equally low rars. and estimat... i,r,,.,,,,iK. r,,r,,t,..',l .nnhoatiou specially prepared to print Circulars; Posters, Krav Tickets, Wedding Cards, lnvl- ...m, ihiiiuk tarns, Lawyers- Uriels. Painidilets. I.eiral Blank. l'r.'Kniiii" ,i r lb-ii.,..;..J I 1,:,!.. ..r i t.ti.l 111 1l Os, price 8 reams, 6700 sheets 11 BILLHEADS Price per 1000. 2, price per 1000 sheets g fi 00 8s, price per 8000 sheets JO 00 4s, price per 1000 sheets , 4 85 4s, price ier 8000 sheets 7 00 W, prioe uer loon shoot :i :, 0s. price per 8000 sheets. 5 50 v. rappinif raper, J m-iikkihm' LhIm-Is, Hills of I-iiding, M:inile.-rs, unu " " ,rf Sena Uaus kinds of Job Printing, ttt ti.riin ,...... i.u..i ..r i...r. . v....d i. .t t.& vx-rv material used, ami satistuution L'uarantred Work from abroad solicited, your omen iu m- - EO. IV. WILKEV Manager Democrat-Star Job Triiiting EstablishnJ"'- W1UNTOV.