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Two principles govern tbo moral WFICHl JOCSWL Of mm I 6RZFJE COUTH'S "ud intellectual wwld. Ouo io per- pctunl progress, tbo other tbe uec P. K. MAYERS, Editor Scranton, Miss : FRIDAY November 12, ISSg. TO ADYEItflSERS canary iimirntion to tbnt iwogress, if tbo former aloue prevailed, tber would be Motbiuff steadfast aud dumble on earfb, and tbo wbole of social life would bo tbe sport of wintla and wares. If tbe latter bad The DBMOCRAT-STAK "lnsive sway, or even if it ob irtlie oldest ncwBDaner on the toinJ'1 ""'sievous preponderau x Missisappi Gulf Coast ; bag a larger bona Jide circulation than any other newspaper in thia section ; therefore, it is tle BEST advertising med ian!. Advertisers, bear this in mind. OTJK, AOENT8. Thefbrlowii.g gentlemen ar authorized to eollcet all dnoa to Hie Dkmocrat-Staii office ana receipt for tlia same: Mr. H. F. Russell, Oceau Springs, Misa. Mr. Joseph C. A irey, Ilandaboro, " Mr. Marion F. Baxter, Ptarlington, " Mr. N.Butebert,;PaM Chrietiau, " The-Democrat-Star is tbe pa per in which to insert eonrt adver tisements, because it has tbe LARGEST circulation of any otber paper in Jackson county, and be cause it is all printed at home. In otber words, tbe Democrat-Star is not a "patent inside" or "outside'' nor is "plate matter" used in tbe make-up of tbe paper. Lawyers and others who bare control of regal advertisements would do well cy, everything would petrify or rot m a t, ,m a a iue uest ages ot tue worm are always those in which these two principles are tbe most equally balanced. Ia such ages every en lightened man ought to adopt both principles into his wbole mind aud conduct, and with one hand develop what be can, and with the other restraiu what he ought Ithasbeen said that "time is the greatest'of in novators," aud it may also be said to be the greatest of improvers. We abould not bo over anxious to encourage innovation, in case ot doubtful improvement, aa the old system mast ever have two advant agea over a new one ; it is estab lished and it is understood. Short sighted people, we mean those who have but narrow conceptions, and never extends beyond their own little sphere, for tbo most part, would bave all mankind look back ward instead ot forward, aud regu late their couduct by tbe things that have been done. Such persons are generally ignorant as to all tbe advancements of the age. We like Madame de Stael'a ob Tfll EAI5IH0 TREE. Wo witneened at Bay St. Louis last Monday evening quite a re markable phenomenon. Stuudiug in the backyard ot LKTTKIt FROM II AMDS BOKO. l, hue. HiiMxtmiHo, Uim., Nor Correspondent Democrut-Blur, Although tbo business Interest tbe Crescent of Ibis town and community bas Ilotl is a lano mulberry tree, from beeu embarrassed by tbe useless which there la coustiiutly falliug a quarantine, tbe Gull Coast College mint sufficient to produce nioistuie hns experienced but slight incon on tbo grouud for fifteen or twenty j ten lence, and is holding its own feet mound the tree. Tbe atteutiou and is dully growing in popularity of Capt. J. V. Toulme, proprietor j numbers lud merit. Tbe several of tbe Crescent, was called to this departments are well filled with strange pbeuomeua by a servant, students, and large uumber of citi who stated to Cant Toulme that he wns visit tLe school each Friday discovered the rainlngtreesouie two afternoon, and are highly delighted weeksago; aud, during the drought "j,", " uou "'P' l luo " I I nr. linn I n ?ul f lio ti 11 iirfiilfiii tun irr. i. i. i - :... ..... I 1 i -- .uiougu uiuu ouio juoi pwu, nciency of the pupils. when all the eartb arouud was per fectly' dry, and not a cloud to be seeu, mist irom tuis tree was con tinually falling day and night We witnessed it by moonlight iu com pany with Captain Toulme, Judge Terral, District Attorney Neville, Mr. Oaylord B. Clark, Ed. Watkios, Levert Clark and several others whose names we have forgotten, all The primary department is under the care and instruction of Miss Jeuuie A irey, who hns taken much pains to fit herselt tor the roaitiou Her method of teaching is new to our citizens here, but is highly commended by all who bave visited her room Tbe preparatory department is nnder tue instruction ot Mrs. A. JS, Austin, a lady of flue accomplish meuts and much experience in pub of whom understand the science of 1 1' schools and colleges in Illinois lour lint- link miffii-i.iiillv ritrSMil in DU XUUluna " " . - ... the other sciences to account for this mysterious raiu falhug, appa rently from tbo tree. Tue train which bore Mrs. Gi ov er Cleveland to New York, en route to Boston, also conveyed Mis Winnie Davis. A telegraphic ac count of tbe incideut says : The two ladies soon discovered that tbe same engine was bringiug ing in his department, and iu a 1.-4.1- a.- il t i il l .... , ..... ta bear this in iniud, aud govern themselves accordingly, lest the servation on this subject; she said legality of their advertisements be "That past which is so presumptu brought into question. Words. Tbey are mighty aad brave. little, yet Perry county gave Col. Stock dale 322 majority. The place hunters are now rest ing on their laurels. Marion county gave Col. Stock dale 43C majority. Tbe Lexington Bulletin is oppos ed to a Constitutional convention- Only five youug ladies attendiug the State University at Oxford this session. ' ' Ma. J. O. Carlisle, of Ken tucky, was re-elected by a decreas ed majority. ously brought forward as a preced ent for tbe present, was itself founded on an alteration of some past that went before it." Theonly freedom worth possessing is that which gives enlargement to a poo pie's energy, intellect aud virtues. Tbe savage makes boast of bis freedom, but what is it worth f Free as he is, he continues for ages in the same ignorance leads the samo comfortless life, sees the same un tamed wilderness spread around him. Any advancement or progress would bo to him a yoke, or what is worse, chains that would bind him. The wisest man may be wiser to day than he was yesterday, and to morrow than he is to-day, No lib eral man would impute a charge of unsteadiness to another for having changed bis opinion. Total free- them both to tbe city, but they held no communication. Mrs. Cleveland was in a special car with Secretary Endicottand wife, and evinced no desire to see Miss Davis, who was in a palace car ahead ot her. Tbe latter was not anxious to see the President's wife, whom she expect ed to meet in Richmond some weeks ago. " County officers ought to have their job work done at borne job omces. ifour-nftbs or tue county work. in this Stato is either sent to Eunis & Co., or to Marshall & Bruce. This is all wroug, and the press should speak out! In the future we proiwse to give the mat ter a little careful attention. Coun ty officials expecting the support of home papers, should not send their job printing to St. Louis or Nash ville. State Ledger. We have no complaint to make against the officers of this couuty in regard to their printing. Tbey have all done iu tbe county thatean be done here. The music, vocal and instrument al, is under the Instruction of that veteran and well-known teacher. Mrs. W. O. Henderson, who bas no superior in her departuieut of teaching. Prof. J. II art v. president has cuarge or iue classical and com mercial department, and tbe visor. spirit aud enthusiasm of his pupils are apparent to those who bear bis recitations. II is method of teach- all TnE Goddess of Liberty's torch went obt last Saturday night for dom from change would Imply total the departments of the school, are very uinereut irom tnose that Ob tain in our schools. Lvery lesson is turned to a nrao- ticul account, and pupils do their work in the shortest, common-sciise. practical way ininic aud apply w hat they learn. t me gymnasium for bovs and for girls are new, but itnportaut addi tions to school arrangements. The large elegantly finished hall is now lully completed, and will be dedicated shortly by appropriate exercises. The tiiends of this institution bave tbe fullest confidence iu tbe President aud teachers, and in its ultimate high rank among the in stitutions of ourlState. XXX. A tattler is a most contempti ble character, uniting in person either excessivo ignorance, folly anu vanity, or tbe extremes of meanness, tnisuhief aud maligity. Women ordinarily slander more from vauity than vice men, from juuiousy more tUan malignity, LKTTKll FROM FLINT t'HEKK Flint Chrkk, Mum., Nov, 8, Editor Democrat-Star i The notes of tbe wild goose is heard speaking ber farewell to the cold climes of tbe North, while she floats so grandly to the southward to spend the winter. "Tbe harvest is passed, tbe summer is ended," so is our stay iu the teoodi, and like the wild goose we are going south. Like your Mobile correspondent we must report a dearth of readable matter. We do not llko to speak ill of our native borne, Flint Creek, but feel like the truth must cotno out, hence wo will stake our chances of receiv ing a custom bouse appointment LETTER FROM TOPLAR VILLE I'orUkHriu.n, Mi.ta., Nov 3, 1840, CofTtftVoodent Demoemt-Star. The election here to-day was very quiet, only forty votes polled, Stockdale 40, Lynch 0. This would do 11 tbe proportion was tbe same everywhere also Tbe Northeastern road bas been uu fortunate In having another car road of cotton burned. This time tbe fire was discovered iu time to side track the car at this place and throw it from the track. Ibe cot ton was compressed cotton, shipped from some point in Alabama We bave bad several frosts, and oue morning last week a little ice had formed. Tbe weather is very through Stockdale'a influence, that I pleasant thouirh extreraelv drv. this community cau beat the world Tom Pete has been telling me a tor gossip aud scandal. . The woods rierht tuunv storv he hnard one of 1-..H - i . " . " . are iuu oi peopie wuoseein 10 uave our folks relate. Uro. .Roberts vis nothing else to do but make aud ited tbe canto meeting lass sum circulate scandalous reports about mes. On his way throusb New tuoir neighbors, and I am sorry to Orleans be met oue of bis relatives say that the churches seem to be not entirely fieo froai this traffic. 1 think I have heard au old saying about getting the mote ontof thine owu eye first, or something like that. liather a sensational wedding took place near here recently, but through sympathy for the young man who was left in the cost, we will uotoall any names. However, we will say that be bad his cage all fitted up for the fair bird ot his choice, when lot another fellow from auotber poiut on bis way to the camp ground. At their board lug-bouse was Brother M., who had oougnt a peck ot Irish potatoes und nau tnem iu a sack. As tbe Brotb er was lonesome be kind of took up wltu the two young men, but would persist in carrying that peck of potatoes everywhere he went, much to their anuoyauce. He said he was takiug them to bis Aunt Kate. They say eventually they dodged him, and the next time tbey saw 15 io. M., be bad the same sack of , - - Ill,, 113 II Mil 1UC BIIWD BilUAJUl stepjied in and captured the fair potatoes, aud told them he had uot prize and soared away to tbe new railroad, leaving fellow No. 1 to count bis cost, nurse bis grief and curse his fate. Such is lottery, such is lite. Ticket No. 1 was very near, but No. 2 took tbe grand prize. l am glad that the old (ith has not found Aunt Kate and didn't believe he ever would. Tom Pete says tbe O. O. of U. bas not met here for some time. ongh there is abundance of mate rial to work on. Tom Pete says he thinks I am a poor person to keep been Lynclied, aud that tbo iiomiuee L secret. The youug lady wants has gone in, bnt am sorry for tbe poor little puny fellows that staved away anil did not vote. More anon. snap beans. Constitutional Conventiou. the want of funds. and "iiunny" uuaiiners was defeated by Bright Morgan, sound Democrat. This couuty still keeps np strict quarantine agaiust Biloxi and tbe Camp Ground. The Democracy gains in Arizo na. The Democrats elect both houses of tbe Legislature. The election is over, but tbe Biloxi Ilerald still has Col. Stock dale's uame at its mast-bead. And now Dr. Charles Pelaez, of Siloxl, calls tbe prevailing fever tbe "relapsing fever." What name ! OUB wide-awake timber agent, Mr. It. A. Vaucleave, is attending tbe United States District Court at Jack800. Mrs. a. T. Stewart left in ber will a snng fortune to ber nephew Lieutenant Charles Clinch, of the United States Army. THERE was another shock of artbqaake at Charleston last week, of considerable severity, lasting twenty seconds. Bishop q. B, .galloway will make Dallas, Texas, bis future Lome. A $10,000 residence there has been set apart for bis use. The Deuiocratsliave elected fonr ent of six Congressmen ia Califor uia, aad a majority ot tbe Legisla ture. This will give the Democrats one more senator. Bob Taylor, Democratic candi date tor Governor of Tennessee beat "Buddy Alf," Republican, by 25,000 majority. "A1P cau say my brother, tbe Governor, now. The United States District Court Is bow in session, Judge E. A. Hill, presiding. A number of ourcitixens bave been called to Jackson to attend the same. Orders have been issued by the management of the L. &. N. E. R. to the sUtioa agent at Biloxi aad conductors of trains, forbidding to sell tickets or take passen Zn even lor Mobile, Montgomery r Uer rlaoes farther north where ttre is Be tpprebeesion of danger trtm tbe B;ioxl fever. The order istst sal)eet of moth wic plaint. freedom from error, but this is the porogative of Omniscience alone. Skcreey Lamau has again had occasion to correct Land Commis sioner Sparks' law. Mr. Sparks lately decided that "a woman who makes a homestead entry, and sub sequently marries before com pie t ing tbo same, forfeits her righ thereby to acqniro title to the laud Mr. Lamar says that the marriage of a woman does not of necessity prevent ber from remaining upon aud improving her tract. If it does so result, then the grant may be forfeited for abandonment, but not lor mere marriage. Tbe aniform practice of tbe office bas been to a low a woman who marries to com plete her claim, uu less she also aban dons it. Thit is common sense on tbe part of Mr. Lamar, who besides very naturally thinks just about this time that nothing should be done to discourage matrimony, especially marriage of widows. Circuit court for Hancock county couveued at Bay St Louis Monday, Judge S. IL Terral presiding and Mr. James II. Ne ville, District Attorney. The dock ets are rather heavy but owing to the sickness of some of tbe leading counsel and many witnesses, we presume there will be very little basincsa tried at this term. President Timothy DunairT, of Yale, pays this tribute to the hand that rocked tbe cradle : "My answer to tbe question, bow I was educate', ends where it began; I bad the right mother." Thousands of men can say tbe same. Wat. Smith, bow in jail at Friars Point, was indicted, tried and con victed in Quitman county, in Octo ber, for tbe murder of his mother- in law last spring. Smith is to be huDg to-iay, and may tbe Lord bave mercy on bis son 1 1 Me. H. D. McCown, the old relia ble clothier, of New Orleans, gives notice io this paper that be bas a large stock ot men's, youth's and boy's clothing on hand, for which ha sells at reasonable prices. It is extremely doubtful whether Judge Terrall will bold the fall term, of the Circuit Court for Harri son county, on account of the sick Bess at Biloxi and quarantine. An uproar exists at Lacrosse, in Without intending mischief mauy Wiscousin, on account of tbo en- persons do amcli by repeating forcaraent of the Sunday laws. Not u conversation from ouo house only bave saloons been compelled to another. This gossiping is all to close, but telegraph and telo- but as injurious as slander; for you phone companies wero required to can never represent the exact cir snspend operations. Milk and ba- cumstances under which a fact may kers wagons were stopped. Mill bave been related, your version may repaires necessary to permit tbe give a toltally different meaniug to saws to move Sunday are uot al- that which was intended by the Lexington Bulletin. Several of our exchanges ure gitating the subject of holding a Constitutional Convention, but we doubt the propriety of a proceeding of that kind uudor tbo present con- mon ot our State finances. We believe it is generally understood that a Convention will cost $40,000 or more, and the question naturally arises as to the propriety of spend ing that sum of money iu our pres ent straightened circumstances when we may continue to work nndor the Constitution we now have, very comfortably, without going to that expense. It is urged that the presaut supremo law was not ma do by home people, but bv aliens, and that Mississippi is the last ot the reconsti uctod States that is working nnder the Const ilu- the old alligator, raises the pole for her picture returned, aud he savs Mike is mad about tbe hunter's yarn, aud denies it was him. But be beard another fish story from our perpetual hunters that was nearly equal the powder horn. Tom Pete says this is reliable. Two of bis old friends some time ago were in ti boat fishing with hook and line. The place was in a creek that runs into Pearl river; oue of the fishers threw iu his hook and waited for tbe enstomary nibble, wuen presentjy the cork bobbled miller, tbe line was jerked iu ; in stead of a fish though he had caught a di-dapper. Tom Pete snys the best jam though was about the nigger and the alligator. Tbo nigjjer was out fishing from the bauk of tbe creek, when be 'spied a 'gator laying under sumo bonnet leaves near a high iunk. The nig., slips back from the bank and found a polo just the size to break a 'gatoi's hack with. Ho then creeps up to the bank over MAimiED, At tlia reaideooa of Mr. Wm n Mm hrlde'a futlier, by Her R j , '1, Her. J. W. Tixnin a.l Mm Id! ii'., '""' November 10, 1!, ( io o'tlock, , JS We attend to the bappr pair oVw," congratulation and wialiea Un a Ion. naetnl life, and a realiMtjon of , 8 brigbteat antictpatlobe. On Monday, November 8. u. C. P. Bowman, at the brid01. Mr. PRBHTON Bomrok and Mi P..?.""! Clark. ' - T . MARINE Omen or trb Dkmocmt-Sti. , PCA00Uijk,. Not. IA i8it" J Report for tbe-weekending Not. Hit ARR1TCO. Swd bk Boomerang, Andersen, 374W from Duudalk to !null, lutfi iu,! Am ach Jennie 8 Hull, 148 tons tam v " VVeat to Poitevent & KaVrt. 8th SJr';- CLCARAKCU. S wd bk Lena, Lamo n, W9 torn tot Lon.1... oedt5;!6.tu in.. . """tV Am ach Com ouh, Haudy; Jul jon . MuliMlolidiia by .Penny & C'o,with Hi 270 leet. lumber, tSU iust. v Am ach Jennie S MaM, 42tJ toua for N.. . i. n. vi.,mKfkTn) Willi A4i 000 leet iRiiiber. eth lnt. ' .Vcr wMatiertUemeHtt. GROCERIES, LIQUORS; AND TEED -AWO- Pry Qoods i fjofijjjg) 8iiing Hill Avenue near Broad, I MOBILE. A Li. Beat wairon yard in tbe eit.v. Hii.W.t price paid tor conntry produce. rtoveinoer lit, isv, 37-3m H. P. TtlcCowh, Hats. DKAI.KK IN .Wen's Youth's nntl fiyi' lnT.nino' waaw waiaiaiaiain mmwmffWi SHIRTS AND FVUMSIIIO GOODS, Corner Common aud St. Cburlca Sis., ' ' NE W ORLEANS, LA. November W, ttjrtO., . 37-(im lowed. Even the paid chorus sing ers iu churches must stand tbe risk of prosecution. The followiug from tbe New York Ilerald will be read with inter est all over the Uuion, especially by the Democrats of New York : Tbe Herald until the day after tbe city election will be a party pa per. It will be heart aud soul for the Democratic party and tbe Dem ocratio city ticket. .Remember, if a Republican Hay or should be elected in November, yon are snre to nave a itenuuiicau President two years hence, and yoi Democrats will have to take back seats. The Winoua Advance is opposed to a constitutional convention. The Advance says : Indeed we are too noor to ero to f 4U,uuu extra expense Just for tbe sake of a new constitution. Oar tax payers have burden euouch and onr poor little barefooted or phans need free schools, and too many otner things are at stake, which would bave to be sacrificed iu order to gratify tbe wishes ol certain politicians. With a few amendments to the old constitu tion, which can be bad witbont ex pense we can manage to got along, ahk ricneat man in tue world is now said to be John D. Rockefeller, otbe Standard Oil Company. His wealth is estimated at 1111,000,000. Life is what we make it, bnt many people are too indifferent to make it anything. Tbey let it make itself, and when it makes them corpses tbe world U'uone the worse o3. The first Confederate monument bas been placed in position on the Gettysburg battlefield. It marks tbe position of tbe Secoud Mary. laud Infantry, C. 8. A, at tbe foot of Gulp's Ilill, and U to be dedicated on the!9tbint. Mb. J. L, Southwobth, dealer in dry goods, groceries, liquors and feed, Mobile bas ao advertisement in tbe Dexocbat-Stab to-day. Give bim a call and yon will never regret it. Rkad new laud notice. original speaker; as observation proves that in retailing au anecdote or conservation we give our im pressions of tbo meaning of the speaker not his words; thus a misconception of our own may produce infinite mischief. Slander meets no regard Irom noble miuds. only the base believe what tbe base only utter, and gossipers will re frain from evil speaking wheu list euers refrain from evil bearing, The Supreme Court of this State has declared the Local Option la constitutional. Tbe ease involving the question went np from Meridia and is entitled as follows : F. M. Schiehor vs. R. M. Eean dcaux. sheriff of Landerdale couu ty. From Lauderdale Circuit Court. Ibis is a ui-oceedins bv mandamus io compel tue sheritt to issue license to retail vinous and sniritu ous liquors, and involves tbe const! tutioualty of what is known as tbe Local Option law. Tbe case was affirmed, thereby deciding said law io ue constitutional and valid. Mb. Sax. D. Habpeb, of tbe Raymond Gazette, was at Natchez tbe otber day with his baby attend ing the baby show. We think Sam's little daoghter ongbt to have takon the prize, but it did not. Editors' children are always pretty and good The United States Court is after timber depredators of this section A large number of indictments have been fouod. Ourcouotyman, Mr. IL M. Crumkora and other have been convicted and fined. Yale college conferred the honorary degree of Doctoi of Laws on several prominent men on tbe 8th Inst, and among the number was Hon. L. Q.C. Lamar, Secretary of tbe Interior. It is thought that tbe income to tbe Government from tbe tax en oleomargarine, fox tbe full fiscal year, will not be less than 1 1,000,- 000 if not 1,500,000. This shows that the tax does not retard the manufacture of bogus butter. , j Col. Stockdalk's ssajority In ' Harrison county was 232. tiou so made. That ia nil so. but can ! Mississippi afford to pay so largely for a mere sentiment, in view of tbo tact that the object iou ablo features of tbo present Con stitution can bo eliminated by amendments without any expense at nil. Iu order to bold a Convention the next Legislature will bavo to pro pare therefor, and the uew Consti tution, when made, will have to be submitted to tbe people for ratifica tion. The same Legislature that would call the Convention, cau in stead, submit all necessary changes to a vote of tbe people at the next general election, aud tbey can be voted on and carried or rejected, its the people may desire, a soou as tbe new Constitution could be, and all, as we said before, without the enormous outlay that the Conven tion would enUil. a treinondous blow ; iu mnkine the swing tho pole broko and the fellow ent over tho bank and straddle of the alligator. For awhile it was Hard to lell which was tho worst scared, tho 'gator or tho nipr. Tbe tax gatherer was arouud a tew days mow, and tax payers seem to respond to bis call' for money. Since the expiration of tbe time restraining hunters from kil ing game, we have seen some wild tur keys brought in. At tbo rate that deer has been killed and marketed here tbe last two years we will soon bave none left in the wood. There should be a striuffnt law enforced prohibiting the shipment ot veni sou from this county at least. I PINTS. Educational State LJceuHes. LAND iOTU i;. La.nd OrtlcK at Jackson, Miss., ( November 14, lWHi. ) Notice is licrrtiy irlveii that Ibe folio. named'aettler baa filed hotiee of hit uteution to muko liniil proof in BUpmirl of hia claim, and tbnt auid proof will kg inudo before-tbe Jndge. or in bis uWuce I lio Clerk of Circuit Court of Javksou county, nt Sciauttir,'MiM.; on Difci-mlmr lio.:-,'.f: J ho 1. OibwHi, lb No, 11076, for tue eoutbweat quiii'ti-r auc tion 33, townnhip, 2, himiI Ii ruue & went. Ho nainuit llio following TtitnutuH.' ta prove bin continuous nmideuce upon nml cultivation of so id land, via: Alirrd T. Finch, William 11. Kincli, Joseph U. Ko era and William E. Walters, all ol Amni on P. O., Jackitou count v, Miiw. . JA8. 1. 8TKWAKT, Kegistr. November 12, lUrttt. : " '37 -ft J. F. CASSANOVA, Scrwiitoii, i di:ai.i:h in DRY GOODS, READY MADE CLOTHIXU, jtAis AynKOTioxs, Oents' Furnishing Goods, TRVXKS, SATCHELS, KTC, ETC. For Fresh Good aud low pricee vail and be couviuced. November 5, I. ' S-2m CARD OF THANKS. We bave been informed that Chancellor McLaoriu bas made tbe in juction perpetual in tbe Jesse Ball case. It will be remembered that be was selling whiskey bv tbe gal lon under a license without comply ing with Section 8 of tbe Local Up uou Law. T&e enect of tbe Chan cellors decision is that a petitiou is necessary to obtain license to sell by tbe gallon. Jlr. Ball di oot take oot license until be bad the opinion of the Attorney Gener al, tuat a petition was not neeessa ry. Somebody ia wroug, as there seems to be a conflict of opiuiou be tween tbe unaucellor and tbe At torney General. Tbe oniuion tbe Chancellor is the law, however, so lar as cms case is concerned Summit Sentinel, District Attorney 2f etille. 1 bis elegant gentleman isindefatiz able in tbe performance of his duty as district attorney for tbe seventh juaiciai aisu-icr. ue is winning aureis irom every quarter. Laat ibursday evening tbe grand iurv after completing their labor. tnroDgB iue ioreman, ur. A. i. Carter, presented Captain Seville witu a petition signed by the grand lnrors and tbe ualifl. Mr. G. W. Mixon, asking that he submit bis uame before tbe district convention for re-nemiaation. This was anito a compliment to ourefficient district attorney, and one that be is iu every souse worthy. Capt. Neville s very popular with our rwool. luanwbwg Democrat. Col. C. E. IIookeb, ia a speech at Jackson a few days ago, said that he bad never favored the Mor rison bill, that proposed a reduc tion of 20 per cent, on all articles, because, after tbe reduction, the inequality wonld still exist. Abraham Lincoln, grandfather of President Abraham Lincoln, was Iain by an Indian's tomahawk just 100 tears ago, io 1370. Jjckaoo Clarion. UKn review of tbe examination papers forwarded by county super inteiitieuts to the State Superinten dent ot JMlucation, tbe followiu persons bave been crauted Stat liceuses, their average being 95 per cent, anu over. A Btato license gives exemption from examination for Ave years, aud is good in all places in tbe State. A couutv li cense is granted ou nu average of o per cent: CD. Thompson Kemper conn Ber. C. . Brame Kemper coun i.T. R. L. Wood Winston county. u. r. Watson Winston county, miss tiuia XI. Lispconib fjolutu ous. Mrs. O. O. Wall Jackson. ' Miss C. A. Lamkin Summit. Mrs. M. E. McKie Canton. Trot. J. F. Sellers Starkville. J. C. Sellers Starkville. Z. D. Perkins Weir, Cboctow conn iy. Mrs. T. P. Monroe Dernando. Mrs. Lena D. Cooke Hernando, Prof. J. B. Williams Hernando. Prof. W. L. Young Lexington. .miss Auce it. cross Lexington Miss Elma Cross Lexiugtou. Miss M. G. Dalton Lexington. J. P. Seabrooks State Line. Greene couuty. I here are several otber aiDlica- uons niea. wnicti will be reviewed as early as possible. The election is now ever, and it is to be hoped that President Cleve land will not hesitate to turn out the last Republican offise bolder and fill tbe places with good Dem ocrats. It ia a pact, that the Demo crat-Star bas tbe largest circula tion of aoy other paper iu Jacksoa county, aud that it is tbe only pa per entirely printed and published in the county. It is a plain, bold Democratic home newspaper and bas a large patronage. We, tbe committee appointed by Scran ton Kile CmijiauT. No, 1, take this meth od, on beluilf of our Fire Companr, ta extend tint grateful tliank of llie Inein lie.iM thereof to tliom Indie who no kindly aNainted iu tho decoration of our Enqiu lor parade clay, tlie or October, aim for Ibeir attention to tbe refreshment tables on the niht of the ball. J. W. Kodkrtb, Chairman ; A. Cokixkk, C. Nblso.V Committee. Scranton, Nov. 5, 1886. 3ti-lt SURPLUS PLANTS For Sale! CAULIFLOWER Early Erfnrt. do Half Early Pari. : do LeWormond. CABBAGE Early French Oxneart. do do do do do da Early WiuigiiuttuiUb. White Flat Dutch . Large La o Drumhead. ' Drumhead Savoy. Green Coded Savoy Green Glazad, Savoy. TURNfP Parpla Top, Yellow Katabaa. COLEU8 Over 200 varieties &rdM' " from the Botanical Gardens at Melbourne, Australia, that are truly dazzling "like blazing emeralds laved iu gold." Apply to Manager "Villa Ada," Keruuton, Miss. October IS, 18H6. 33-4t LAND NOTICE. Lamb Ornc at Jacimon. Mim., I October !W, im. S Kotica la bereav rivan that tlia follov- inr named aettlar baa Sled notice of aie iotentioa ta asaka final proof in snpnort at b is clai m, and that said proaf w ill be nd before the Jadrn aria bia abaenea tba Circuit Clerk ef lackson eonnty, Miss-.' at8erantn, Mis, oa Itoeember . l viv: Washington Reevea, Bmestd en try No. 11S7S, fur tba nHh half ef Iota 1. a, 3 aad 4, section SI, UwasJup t, aoatk ranire 8 west. lie aatnel tba faHowinft witnesses prove bia eontinions resitieaea npon and nltivation ot said land, via..- Asn Miion. auim tlavmd. Wester Koc'rs aad Hubbard Parker, all of Fairley P. 0, Jacksoa eonnty, Miss.' JAR. D. STEWART, Kg'r October , 1886, ' TOB: !s,Vn . a - DUNE AT THI3 CFFICE.