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p K.MAYERS, - Proprietor. itM'Bcn if Tii piwriirru'B at htiianton as ski-in:m:i.s mail matter. Ki:iIAY ..MAV'.IS!);, THIS PAPER IS ALg..H021E PAIIIT- LOCftL'NEWS. rurtLic srEAKiso. To-night (Friday) at 8 o'clock In the court house Him. II. C-McCAPE, of Vlcksburg, candidate fur Governor, will address the citizens of St:rantoti and vicinity on the issues of the day. Everybody invited to turn out. lie sure and register, t... . r..l !.... ., t..Ib. J,t I'llll MM Ill'" ,,v n. Tlie cranks lire not all dead. A fool mill bis money is soon parted. 8prt"g eh likens are Way out of sight. Keep "your eyes on tbe ''Cuiiillihitcs' Column." lie says he wants to marry. Ciirls, do you hear that f Mr. F. L. Diinkwater, uf Bay St. Louis spent Monday here. - Tlie baptistry uf i lie Baptist, church Inn lioi'il repaired. (.'apt. Fetor AHmer, of Mobile visited friends, line Siit::nlay. Mr. Munis Jacobs' clothing store is ie ciiving a new cout of paint. All registered Domncrat will be al lowed fo vole in the pr'uiary. Mr. I. W, Tu.vlor, of New Oi lcans paid u business visit, hero tliis week. l.'ev. C. .1. Broilers Iviives fir Sr. Louis Sunday. 1U will bo ubseni for a week. The regular spring term of the Circuit Court fur this county ci uvciies here Mini .lay Elder F. P. Rcarcliff is making an effort to ii build tliu Saints chupel at fiayoe. t'asxotte. At r.liitf Cicek 1;!7 new voters were icglHleredon Saturday last by h'egisliar F.H. Lewis. Uphold tliu homo im ri'b u.ts anil your own county paper, tlie old reliable Dkm Ol'ltAT Staii. Mr. Juo. M. Pt-lli:i:ii shipped i llmiiRtind pounds of Spanish mackerel to New Or leans last Sal miliiy. Rev. Puttier Vietnr Bully, oITiikhCIims tian wpent, S'liiduy hero .tlie guest of Father C. A. Oliver. The Lutheran Sunday school children will give tlii'ir ininiial piunio ut Bayou Chicot to-day, Friday. Sir. Chi is Nelson is trill ins o(l' tlie Nhinglcs uf his h'oic mid intends to pill ou instead corrugated lion. All uf tbo State eitinliiliilcs who havo visited out- town nro delighted with the people) ini:l their rceiil ion. Mr. W. J. Kilduff, of Mobile was in town Mum'iiy in tli' iiiteiest of the Lum ber Trade Journal of New Oilcans. Sirs. I'cno K. RichuiOsun end liillo Eugene, of Codfii, Ala., mo xpeuiling the wei lc here guests of Mr. W. J. E. Gerard. Mr. B. P, Vulveide and family left Sunday lor Houston, Texas, to intend i lie i e-n i. lull of I he Coiil'edcmto veler ti its. Sfr. K, F, Del Dondin, wife and iluith Icr, of New Orleans spei.t several 'lays at I lie Collude by the Shi ut Puscngnulii 1st. week. Tho peach t.tii"S are throwing oil n grent many iei.elivs. This is an nilvae tugu to llio I'm it crop, because tlie trees are overloaded. l'lcaso wipe ymir feet, off before you emne in tlie Di .mockat-Stak ofllco, ami before yen leave wipe oft the blin k murk ou your subscription account. Or. W, Saucier is ha. dug his old bam and stables moved from Piiscagonl.i to Jackson sheet and converted into a dwelling, which will be rented. 'J banks to the Kail brass baud from SIohs Point for a serenade Monday even ing last. Eddie Lewis, 'the painter, Bcctncd to be master of ceieiiionies. Sir. mill Mrs. Ed Slilcliell iiceompunieil Sirs. Jus, SIcKibbiu, Sirs. Slitchell's inotlier, to her homo in Mobile last Fri day and returned Tuesday evening. Sir. Harry Force, an old and experi enced engineer of New Orleans, is assist ing dipt. L. T.Beit in taking enroot llio machinery cud of the ice factory. In tho piesenceol a large gathering of people ut K robs' hainmoek on Bayou Ca ssoltu Sunday lust Elder F. P. Scarclilf baptized bis little daughter, Miss Slay Sou-cliff. Attorney Gemsial Frank Joliuit im, of Jackson and lloli. Jus. K. Var liiman, ol Greenwood, the latter a caudiilalo for governor, paid out sanctum a welcome visit Saturday. The DeJcun A, Miibell Co. has placed n two-ton Fail bunk suspension scale iu their feed wuro room. They extend a cordial iiivitaliou to tbo public to call and be weighed. Sirs. John II. .Santa Cruz, who has been recuperating her health at her mot Inn 's residence, Mm. M. L. Pol ou Pasciigoula river, returned with her husband to Gruud Bay, Ala., last Mouduy. The election tomes off on Tuesday, June 1H, for the purpose of submitting lolhetux payeu of the town whether we will have wulcr for tire and general . Vu'fww or net.' It will doubtless be an excitipg eleeliwn. Bulore you vote, tax payers, coiiilder the question carefully, . Mr. J. D. McDonald, of Mobile, repre Minting the extensive marble works of Messrs. SIcUouald, March tk Co, of that city, was hoi etbis week sol idling busi ness for his firm. He hus erected a linui . herof handwae moaumeuts end heud stonee hereebouie. Sir. Gaston Pointevin, who' has been engaged iu eleeuing the pipes of the - Lewis artian well, which were llnow- iug op suud cniised fiom eave at the tiottom, wa suicmfol in restoring tho flew of clear wider Wednesday. The well is sow supplying the town with Wider. mTt omits. For 7uiiiV(i(i l.'omiit:xniincr. Vie aro autlierizeil lo nntumnee M. M. KVAXS, f J.irkioii oiiiitr, as ramliiljle lor R.iilrnart Ciniiiiiissiimer frmn the Second Supreme Court District, subject to the action uf the Democratic party. . " . ; We are authorizeil to announce A. O. WEDIt, of Marion ennnfr, as eandiitntF for Railroad Commissioner from the Second Supreme Court District, subject to the aciion of the Demo crat ic party. For Auditor of Public Accounts. We re authorized to annnnnre R. A. VASCLEATR, of .Taeksnn county, as a candidate for Auditor of Public Accounts of the State, subject to the action of the Democratic party. For State Superintendent of Educa tion. ' We are authorized to announce CHARLES D. LANCASTER, of Harrison county, na a CRndidate for State Superintendent of Education, subject to the action of the Democratic parly, DISTRICT OFFICES. For District Attorney. We are authorized to announce JAMES II . SEVILLE, of Meridian, m a candidate for re-election to the otiiee of District Attorney of the Second Judicial District, subject to the action uf the Deuiocrutic party. For State Senator. We are sn'horized to announce EATON J. IIDWERS, of Hancock county, as a candidate for State Senator from tho First Senatorial District, composed of Ihe counties of Hancock, Harri son and Jackson, subject to the action of the Democratic party. fOl.UY OFFICES. , For Representative. Vie are authorized to nniinunre LI 0. MANL'EI. as a candidate for the lower branch of the Legislature from Jacks m county, subject to the action of the Democratic party. Wo are authorized to announce JOHN M. l'EMIAM as a candidate for tho lower branch of tlie Legislature (rom Jackson county, subject to the actiiai of the Democratic party. We are authorized lo announce , THOMAS M. EVAN'S as a candidate fur the lower branch of the Legislature from Jackson rminty, subject to the action of the Demoeratic party. For Floater From Jackson and. JFarrison. We are authorized Iu announce MARK A. DEES, of .lackson county, as a candidate for Floater in the boner House of the Legislature from Jileksou anil Harrison counties, subject tn the action of the Democratic party. For County Stipcrinteudait of Edu cation. We are authorized lo announro 1). D. COWAN ' as a candidate for County Superintendent of Education of Jackson couutc, subject to the action nf tho Democratic party. Were authorized to announce SAM I.' EL II. SHANNON', of Cross Roads, as ft candidate for Superin tendent of Education of Jackson oouuUy sub ject to the action of the Democratic parly. For Cleric of the Circuit and Chan eery Courts. V'e are authorised tn announce FRANK H. LEWIS as a candidate for Clerk of Ihc Circuit and Chaneerv Courts of Jackson county, subject to the action of the Demociutic party. We arc authorized to announce SAMUEL D. DUX XV as a candidate for Clerk of the Circuit and Chancery Courts of Jackson county, subject to the action of llio Democratic party. . , For County Treasurer, Vie ore authorized to annnnnco W. M. CANTV as S candidate for Treasurer of Jackson coun ty, subject to the action of Ihe Democratic party. Wo aro authorized to announce WALTER J. E. (iERARD ss a candidate for Treasurer nf Jackson coun ty, subject to the action of the Democratic party. We arc authorized to annmineo Dr. J. K. McI.EOl) as a candidate for Treasurer of Jackson coun ty, subject to Ihe action of the Demociutic party. For Sheriff. We arc authorized to announce C. I). MOORE as a candidato for Sheriff nf Jackson county, subject to the action of the Democratic party. We are authorized to annnnnco F. M. WEED as a candidate for Sheriff of Jackson county, subject tn Ihe action of the Democratic party. We arc authorized tn announce J. M. RAH1IY as a candidate for Sheriff of Jackson county, subject to the action nf tho Democratic party. Wo aro authorized to announce W. M. WARD as candidate for Sheriff of Jackson county, subject to the action nf tho Democratic party. For County Assessor, We are authorized tn announce ANDREW A. VAUG1IAM us a candidate for re-election tn the office nf nf .laeksnn county, subiect to tho sctiun of the Democratic party. BEIT OFFICES. Board of Supervisors. Viv are authorized to announce JAMES HOWELL, Sr., as a candidate for membor nf Hoard of Super visors, Heat No. I, Jackson county, subject to the action of tbo Democratic party. For Supervisor Heat No. 2. We are authorised tu announce pavid Mcdonald as a candidate for re-election as a member of the Hoard of Supervisors from Best 2, subject to the action of tbo Democratic party. For Board of Supervisors -Beat ' Ao.3. We are authorised to announce JOSEPH W. ALI.MA.V a a candidate for member nf Board of Super risers, Rest Ko. 8, Jackson county, subject to the action of Ihe Democratlo parly. We are authorized tn announce IIENRV COLMER as a candidate for member of the Board of Supervisors, Best 3, subject tn the action of tht DeeiMratle party. CASH! Learn what gigantic power to level prices to tho lowest witch that magic word cash possesses. OttM is a Cash Store in all that name implies, and here are sonn: prices which speak out our story titnrc eloquently than any inert! ! form of words can express the j advantages of the cash over the credit system ; we are selling at prices which would speedily bankrupt any other store in the country. 4 Green Spectacles with blued stotd frames, usually retailed at troni'iOc totl.OO, onr price 10c. Rubber Frame Eye Glasses, worth from 23! tn 50c everywhere, our price 10c. Eve-Glass Cords Mack silk with slide 3c. Eye Glass holders or Hooks Mer ritfs improved, best black enameled 5c. Hooks and Eyes No. 4 size, black or white, 2 dozen on card, per card lc. " Sewing needles Sharps, best qual ity, per paper lc. 10 riest Crimped Wire Hair Pins for lc Crimped Rubber Hair Tins, per dozen 8c Rubber Dressing Combs 7 Indies long, heavy quill back 4c. Heavier grades at 10c, 12c and 15c. Violin Tail Pieces-Pearl iulairt, usually sold at c, our price 3c. Violin Pegs, per set of four, 8c and 12c. Guitar, Iianjo and Violin Strings Host silver steel, each 2c. Peerless Crochet or Knitt ing Silk Rest quality, wash colors, on half ounce spools, sold everywhere at from 2.c to 40c per spool, our price 15c, Clark's "Mile-End" Crochet Cotton all colors on 20)-yard spools, usual price "1 to 10c, our price 5c. Sewing silk Rest quality In all col ors, on 100 yard spools, usual-price 10c, our price. 3c. Silk Buttonhole Twist Rest qual ity in till colors on 10-yard spools, .lc. Was Velveteen Slilrt Rinding best quality in all colors, 4 yards in a roll for 10c lsi.'ieic Worsted Shirt Itiit(iing,pcr roll of 3 yards . . .4c Cotton Tape i inch wide, white or black, in .'1-yard rolls for lc Gents' Untie Collar ilutl.ons, per doz en. 4c Gents Pearl Collar Riittons,each..iic Aluminum Thimbles, usual price 19c to 25c, our price 3c Steel Thimbles best quality, open or closed ends lc Solid Coin Silver Thimbles extra heavy, handsomely chased or en graved ISc Ladies Side Combs fancy shell with ornamental silver mid gold gilt tops, per pair, 12c, 15c and 20c Just received a large and beautiful assortment of plated and gold jewelry, comprising collar and cull buttons, shirt studs, scarf pins and watch chains for gents, and fancy hair pins, breastpins and ear rings for indies ; also a lot of plated and gold rings suitable for ladies, gentlemen and children. Tlie prices we have marked on these heautitul goods will sustain our reputation as the cheapest store in tlie county. Crean) Silk Clinntilly Lace, beautiful pattern, H inches wide with holes to run narrow ribbon through, per yd. .5c Hotter Color Point D'lrlande Lace beautiful pattern, 5 inches wide, per yard 8c A beautiful assortment of laces and embroideries equally as cheap. 2n iiich Silk Finish Gingham beau tiful designs in 8, 10 and 12-yard pat terns, no two alike, per yard 10c Infant's and chikliens' Lawn and Lace Cii prettiest line in town, at 8c, Jc, 12c, 2Uc, 2;'c, 35c,' 40c, 50c, 55c, (we and 81. Patent Sifters tin, full size with crank on .side, usually sold at 25c to 40c, our price 12e Wire Egg Whips the kind most used by professional cooks 4c Half Gallon tin milk cups 5c J.D.CLARK, ' Scranton, Miss. Mrs. Kiicuu Jouueii and little son, mid Miss Lou i so WVsch, uf New Orleans, rel atives of Mr. Jus. A. Kiitliinun, ol this plum, spent several days at I'uscngonla visiting Mis. Jos. Wells, uiid lire new tho guest of Mr. Lonis P. DeJcun and family. They will i it u i n homo next Suuduy ac companied by Mr. Kiitliniaii. While llio Lewis artesian well is under going repairs tho consumers ol hydrunt wider mo being supplied by the I'uscii goulu Ice com puny, from llie hi Iter's iu te.siuu well, Mr. V. II. Lewis, proprietor of Ihe Lewis Wutci woiks, with his cus tomary enterprise having made arrange ments to that effect, 'i ll is wnlur passing as it does lliriiuyh tho mains under a pump pressure flows with great force, ami gives Surniitou a supply equal to that of the lingo cities. Messrs. P. M. 13. Waito, nfTato county n ml J. D. Mejniiis. of Liniilerdule county, candidates tor railroad commissioners in thoir respective districts, spent Saturday here. .The former gonfluiniia is by far tlie liniivlest, individual in the citato, reaching I lie enormous weight Of lift) pounds, lie was quite a figure head in town and made most weighty impres sion ou all those who chanced to meet lii in. Awarded Highest Honors World's Fair. CREAF.l MOST PERFECT MADE. A pure Crape Crcim of Tartar Powder. Free worn Amnionw, niuin w at iy uoici euuueia.iM j 40 YEARS THE fcTAHDARD. Oct .Wr I'J, MH. ! Escmurt item. BY SCItlBt'S. Etirboly attended the karbecne. The gardens are doing well generally. The sebiuil at Zion Academy is still Jtoing ou. " . Ecnlawn watei incllnns will soon be on the market. Mr. Tyntr KUW rsins over from Itiloxi to visit I'riemT. The question of the Sunday school pic nic is ! ... ...... i. ... ..... i (Of. 1,1.1 I I . u c. Miss Lou Wvstt attended Quarterly Confer ence at Orange Urore. Mis Jtri. Koiilti i muLinir auite a leiifrtliv visit tu friends iu the -North. The Lnkc mills bice shut down for exten sire and thorough repairs. Mayor Wilcoi, of East Side his caught some more line trout out of the raters of the Escatawpa. The rumor that Mr. Jordan, an old employee of the Moss Point Lumber Co., bad aied iu N'e Orleans has proved false. - A fisbine: purly consisting of Sardin, Ellis, Dolherry, Perry and Sterling McUrecor went up to lilacs creek tisbing. Tbey hare not re ported yet. Moss Point Lumber Co.'s plaifer is running at nijrht full time, full crew. First work in the week heir ii n at midnight Sunday night, beat ing li e record. Siuue nf the boys say they don't care if the mill does shut down, the "women" folks at home have gut a Hue garden, and they dou't need many clutbcs iu the summer. The meeting in progress at the lisutist church is well attended. The cougreution of that church have purchased a new organ, which will arrive soon. The new church w ill be an ornament to the town. t Tho Colmer house near the Moss Point Lumber Co.'s mills, nuw occupied by Malti Luoma's family, caught (Ire from mill sparks and binned oil' a good deal of the kitchen roof. Not much damage w as done, but quite a scare. Look o it for tbo iiiun with "Lamtcrtcn'a patent non-explosive, self-tillinj and sell-extinguishing lamp burners. " lie lias struck Dscatan pa and is bound for Moss Point and IScranton. From experience with tl.em wo find them just the thing tor your honics. BUSINESS LOCALS. Local Notlccsjnsei'tcd under this bend are charged for ut the rati of 111 cents per Hue for each insertion. Fine selection of Dress runts at W. M. Cunty's. FOR SALE. Two houses and lots on Telephone Road. Apply to II. P. Foav, Scranton, Mis?. ICE CREAM. (io to Mrs. M. Reek's for Ice Cream made of Pure Milk. Picnics and fam ilies supplied on short notice. Oppo site post office. (14-3t) If you are, in favor of keeping op with. the times, trade with W. M. CAIN'TY. He has just received and has in use the latest and most comcletk and coituiXT counter scale in the world. A. SCIIMITT, shoe dealer, has just received a large stock of shoes. None cheaper elsewhere, at reduced prices, now $1.50, $1.75 and $2.00. Guaranteed solid leather. (12-8t) Johnson's Magnetic Oil Norse lira ml Is the most powerful and pene trating liniment in existence for ex ternal use only, for man or beast. Sprains, bruises, swellings, riietiuia aism neuralgia and lumbago. Large bottles, 25 and 50 cts. For sale by Dr. W. A. Cox. Scranton, and J. W. Stewart, Moss Point. Standard Patterns, Magazines and Delineator at Mrs, M. Heck's. BK! HARGAIN'S IX FURNITURE. Just received at C. Nelson's a large stock of furniture, which was bought at a big bargain for cash, and will be sold cheap, cheap, for cash. Fine selection of Gents Linen anil Cottonado Pants at all prices at AV. M. Canty's. Tlie tow n iiilcsinu well has at lust gone d ry. Mr. Vi'm. P. Kuinsny, of Vuiiclcavo nils iu town Weduusduy. Mis. Harrison Miller' wo are glad to report is improving. home of utir citizens ure being vacci nated us a pieeuuliumuy measure. The county candidate", will certainly be on baud at court next week. We mo glad to see Mr. Klijuli Wiilkot out again utter several mouths illness. Mr. Kriti! U. Beciit, our popular b.ubor, bus tastefully painted his shop, on Krebs avenue. When yon sign a petition for tho par don of u convict be sura that yon know what you are doing. lit v. John II. Bull, of Jersey villo, 111., is visiting his brother, Capt. L. T. Belt, lie will be here for several weeks. Mr. George Drawer, of Orungo Grove was in town Wednesday and says the villago is quiut, but prospering. Ou Wednesday morning a bright baby girl, tho firstborn, appeared ut the Inuno uf Mr. end Mis. Chus.' A. Allinun, ou Delinns uvcuiie. - ' ' One of our comity candidates was vac cinated tlie other day and it mado him uwful sick, but bo can shake hands with tho holiest voters tdl tho same. Tho L. A IS. railroad company has made iirriingements with tho Pasciigoulu. Ice Co. to supply llieir locomotives with water, tho latter company is now laying maiiies for that purpose. It is suid Hint a prominent colored Re publican ot this county will tuko the field soon for Representative in the lower brunch of lbs Legislature from this coun ty. Let him trot out- Ho will certainly bo snowed under so deep that be will never be heard of ugalu. On Wednesday night at the Baptist church Misses Marion M. Graut end Mary la. Jones null Messrs BenJ F. Sen v el and Kvpii T. Junes were baptized by Klile.r L. N. Brock, and received into full fellow ship with the chinch, The Sunbeam Society will glvo a picnic ut Greenwood Island next Wednesday. Their friends are invited to Join them unit bring their baskets. Tbo afternoon pro gram w ill tuko place nt the Pasciigonla Hotel, All tho members of tbo society am requested to bo present at their re gular meeting next Sunday ut the Baptist, t lunch. OCEAN SPRINGS LOCALS. TOWN OFFICERS. M. r. Voi:l,n. mavor: 1L F. Russell, 11. Sill, C. E. I'al.t, E. M. Wcstbrook, ti. E. Arndt, ahlrrmen; E. S. D.iria, treasurer; i. It. Tardy, marshal, A. V. liosanibean, clerk. tursi'KC IAI. NOTH'K-Any news Items left at the droit store of llerioiin Mil. will he prompt l coloinllnieuled Li tlie HkM'H HAT rT.R ortice. ScruiiLoti. 1U.-.S. Mr. II. K. KiiKsell Is the "refrulnrlv uiiihoriied aucut of Hie Kkmikbat-Siak ut tvem, Springs. Social circles have been wonderfully quiet lately. Mr. Geo. Haas spent last week In New Oilcans. Mr. Lazarus Seymour visited Scran ton Monday. Sututncr lights opened here last Saturday night. Mr. T. I!. Lynd visited New Or leans on Saturday. Mr. Wiley G. Rultock paid Scranton a visit Monday last.' Mr. A. Scarbnrrough paid a busi ness visit here Wednesday. The Wednesday excursions will start on Wednesday, May 2!)tli. Mr. E. W. Morris is here looking after his building interests. Mr. Herbert Holmes, of New Or leans, is visiting Mr. Silas Iloyd. Mr. Tims. Armstrong, of Fort Rayou. was In town Wednesday. Many of our citizens will attend Circuit court next week at Scranton. Messrs. H. L. Janin and C. Valrin, of New Orleans, were in town Wed nesday. Dr. R. N. Murphy, of Hiloxl, has moved to Fort Rayou to practice his profession. Tlie Grammar School will close on Friday next, after a most successful winter session. Dr. D. P. Russell has a new wagon to deliver goods with from his general merchandise store. Messrs. II. Miller and Ed. S. Cobb, of New Orleans, were guests of Dr. Rodriijuez Sunday. Mr. F. lUtttner, our celebrated wine manufacturer was a visitor to Scran ton last Wednesday. Messrs. W. M. Ward and M. A. Dees, of Moss Point, were among the visitors here Tuesday. Dr. E. R. Rragg was in Scranton Monday and Wednesday last on pro fessional business. Mrs. Del mas, Miss Celeste Del mas and MissM. Jonte. of Scranton, vis ited here on Sunday. There will be preaching at the Bap tist church next Sunday morning and night by Elder L. N. Brock. Mr. A. H. Shannon, who has been at Jackson, Miss., for some time has returned to Ocean Springs. Mrs. L. Holderith, and Miss Gussie Diehol, of New Orleans, visited Mrs. II. F. Halstead Wednesday. Mr. J. C. Arnold, route agent of the Southern Express Company paid our town a visit Wednesday. Flounders are plentiful, Mr. Henry Wcstbrook captured ''one weighing six pounds Tuesday night. Mrs. Julia E. Brown and Mrs J. C. Turner, of Elk Lodge, left Tuesday for a week's visit to New Orleans. Mr. Frank Lundy's residence was robbed of two handsome gold watches and chains and fifty dollars on Satur day night. Mr. L. G. Manuel has returned from a trip to Aberdeen, whitlier lie went to attend the Grand Lotlgo Knights of Pythias. Tlie wool men have commenced" to bring thoir wool into town. They report that the clip will not be its great as last year. Mr. Duncan Reed, of Rolling, Ala., visited his numerous friends here- on Sunday, and left the same afternoon for the Confederate re-union at Hous ton, Texas. The steamer Edith K. entertained several ladies one afternoon last week. The guests were Mrs. 0. Wollf, Mrs. M. E. V. Sparkhawk, Misses Minna and F. Wolff. Another crowd of "boys" on pleasure bent left here Monday morning for tint Louisiana marsh in quest of sea gull eggs. The previous party were too early and got but very few. Mr. Geo. W. Maynard, of Ray St. Louis, a popular railroad agent, has taken charge of tho L. St N. ofllce here temporarily during the absence of Mtij. F. M. Weed, who Is canvass ing tlie county in the Interest of his candidacy lor sheriff. Mrs. Geo. W. Davis and Miss Sadie Davis, are spending some time at Meridian. They will return after commencement, accompanied by Miss May Davis, who will "be saltitatorian of the graduating class of the Stono Female College, near Meridian. The ex-confederate soldiers held a meeting at Firemen's hall last Sun day preliminary to the organization of a camp of confederate veterans. Mr. S. R. Thompson, of Scranton, was called to the chair and Mr, G. P. Kerr was elected temporary secretary. Twenty-three veterans signed the application roll, and about fifty more expressed their desire to do so at the next meeting, which will bo held the flrs.t week In June, when tlie organiza tion will take permanent shape. The shipment of beans was quito lively this week. " Subscribe for the old reliable Dkmo-Ciiat-Srat if yon want to keep posted wilb tho general news of the day. Only f i a year. The new Methodist church is now re ceiving a coat of wlilto paint. When completed it will te it commodious uud bountiful church edifice. The May entei liiintneut at tho colored A.M. H. Zion church Monday and Tues day nights wim n success socially and financially, Good order was maiula. uctl tl'.ronjh'inf, and the participants acquit ted I hen, selves creditably. The Earl brass band of Moss Point furulstied excel lent mnsio for tbe occasion. Democrats, remember that the Demo ciutic Executive Committee of this coun ty meets ut 12 m. Saturday for tho pur pose of determining the time and manner of nominating county officers, and also selecting (lelognles to the Suite, Senato rial i' nil Flutoiiul oouvenllous. Let there be a full attendance of the committee, and It' wonld lie well ior tbe conuty can duhitcs to be present also, . ' '' t ' ..' MOSS POINT rosl.,llKc;nnl Mail. ai:i ivai. and ii:r.i;i; i:i: op mails. 'row &:rflfoa--A nivrs at .-"O 'l.in. utel (:'.." p. m. a, til !!: in p in. Departs at 1(1 a. in.; 1:1 i ,i. in. anil 4:l"i p. in. l.tnkrHrillt i..iiftc---Arrives every iluy FXrepl fuudil? ut ll'tn j. in. Departs s one ilav nt. I p. iu. Mas. C. K. .Mi IMS, P. M. ITiiirchi's, i MsTitiuiiST Iter. T. W. Adams, pastor Preaelilnir every Sunday. 1'rayer-iueetlng every Weudesduy eveiiina. riiKsBTTKUiAN Kev. I. O. Byors. pastor. Preuchlujr every Sunday. Prayer-meeting every Wednesday nliiht. Baitist Klil. L. N. MivV, pastor. Prea-'h-tne every first and third Sunday, l'rayer-im-etinx every Thursday nlnlil. Ninon Sinn. Sai.k.m. J. F. Hymim. pastor. Preaching every ws-ond and fourth Sundays. Sunday School 9:30 a. lu., lir. B. F. Duke, Superintendent. PERSONAL AND GENERAL. News Items of Interest Gathered rrom Various Sources. Business Is very dull. Very dull in society circles. The measles arc still with us. Mr. 1!. F. Moseley is sick abed, No prospects of an early marriage here. ' Lieut-Gov. M. M. Evans is at home sick. Mr. Geo. W. Robinson was In town this week. He is waiting for a new summer girl to come along. Mr. J. L. Dantzlcr was in the Cres cent City Tuesday. The candidates for Justice of the Peace at this place are hustling. Miss May M illory. of Pascagoula, Is visiting tlie family or Mr. John Hill. Tlie Hypathean Society meets to niglitat the residence of Capt. U. II. Howze. t Tho bicycle fever Is still Increasing, Mr. L. N. Dantzlcr, Jr., Is ordering more bykes. About the 20th of June Mr. J. W. Stewart will move into his new brick drug store. About 400 of our citizens viewed Monday the devil orsun fish at Lein hard's wharf. Messrs. C. II. Wood and Tlios. M. Evans attended circuit couit at Mis sissippi City this week. Messrs W. Denny & Co's mills were shut down last Saturday on account of the low price of lumber, The Pascagoula Lumber Co., re ceived tli i i week (),00U logs from Messrs. R. C. Luce & Co., Basin. Mrs. J. L. Dantzlcr, after several weeks visit to relatives at Meridian and Brandon has returned home. The schooner Robert H. Rathbun is loading tins week at tlie Pascagoula Lumber Co's Mills with 300,000 feet of lumber fur New York. The Moss Point High School closes the latter part of this month, and Prof. W. A. Gillon will then leave for the mountains of North Carolina. The Masons and Odd Fellows will occupy the upper story of tho brick drug store of Mr. J. W. Stewart, when It Is completed. The room will be 35x 50, exclusive of tlie ante-rooms. Two Confederate veterans, Messrs. L. N. Dantzlcr, Sr., and 11. M. Cuda bac, left Monday evening last for Houston, Texas, to attend the Con federate Veterans rc-uuion at that place. The ladies of the Presbyterian church contemplate having in enter tainment some I i mo in tlie latter part of June for the benefit nf that church. It promises to be something grand of its kind. Tlie following vessels aro loading this week at tlie L. N. Dantzlcr Lum ber Co's Mills: Oscar G. witli 230,000 feet of lumber for Havana ; Carrie E. Woodward, 250,000, Elenor, 300,000, for Kingston, Jamaica', Angle L. Green, 250. Olio, J. V. Iialano, 300,000, for Boston; Nathan F. Cobb, 500,000 for Canary Islands, Capt. Win. P. Dailey, of tbe steam tug Victor, while out at Horn Island Monday harpooned a sea monster, supposed to be a sun llsh. Alter the monster was struck it took tlie Cap tain and mate several hours to fasten the fish. From tip to tip of its wings or (Ins measured Hi feet and weighed about 3,500 pounds. No larger fish lias ever been caught in these waters. After taking it to Moss Point and ex hibiting it for several hours it was tl umped into Dog river. Editor Democrat-Star. Please nnnounco that Mrs. Mollic McGce Snell, the wonderful woman evangelist, will begin a series of meet ings in tlie Moss Point Methodist church Saturday evening at 8 o'clock, 1st day of June, The meeting will continue there for several days, and will he followed by a similar meetinir at Odd Fellows Hall at Scranton. I will give information later about the day of opening nt Scranton. Every body is requested to nttend these meetings. T. W. Adams. PI.EASm HILL. ITEflS. BY MAYFLOWER. Gardening Is all the go, Hurrah for the candidates 1 Mr. Jim Rogers' new house is Hear ing completion. Mr. E. R. Smith has been sick, but Is again able to whistle. Mr. W. Watley and Miss Alice nar row were married here on tho 8lh Inst. Mr. Allen Jones says tho butcher business is the business fur him. He Is a lolly young man. Misses Willie and May Fellows and Mr. Allen Jones gave us a Very pleas ant visit last week. It was regretted that the protract ed meeting at Zion church could not last two weeks. Tito people were not at all tired. Tlie girls of Pleasant Tt 111 have been showing the boys they can scrub. The floor of the Baptist church was so clean Sunday morning that the preacher came In smiling. Let tlie good work go on, girls. Dr. A. P. Sawyer: I have been suf fering with sick headache for along time. I used your Family Cure and now am entirely relieved. I would not do without your medicine. Mrs. O.A. Miller, Mt. Morris, III. Sold by Scranton Pharmacy, Scranton, and J. W. Stewart, Moss Point. Or. Price's Cream Baking: Powder Awaidtd GcU Mcilal Midwinter Fslr, San FtantlM. DEPARTMENT. It. C. WAI.Ki n.. T.. T. tiOOKKSi Walker k Kogcrs, Mo.ss Porx'T, t : : Miss; DEALERS IN Groceries, Dry Goods, Notions, Canned Goods, Crockery, Hardware TOBACCO; CIGARS, Etc. May, 10, 1S'.5. 12-ly MilHncry 1 Millinery ! I Latest Styles of Ladies dim: lioonst The ladies of Mosa Point, Paaragnnlii and Serantoil uru respectfully Invited to call and inspect my fiue slock of Spring Summer Millinery ilrras gooda, notions, coiitpnaingtlie latent productions hi lilgli class MILLINERY. The latent styles iu HATS, and hi fuel all my goods aro freali and the bent, just re ceived from the Louiavillo market. Call and Examine. Mas. ELL PASSO. Moss roiut, Oct, , tt?. 36-1 L. N. DANTZLER LUMBER COMPANY V GENERA 1 MANUFACTURERS o Rough and Dressed Yellow Pine Luinben 4 Gang Sawed Rift Flooring gJU.. Q Pino Pickets and Cypress Shingle les. Moss Point, Miss; L.N. DANTZLElt, President and Treasurer.' Mayan. 1894 ll-ty THOROUGH-BRED Partridge Cochins. White Wvnndoltes; W. F. Black Spanish. It. C. White Leg-' hoina, 8. C. lirown Legborns, aud lmpo peiial Pe'iin Ducks. Cull and see tlieril and yon will be pleased. EGO j fl Per Setting. FOWLS 44 to frj Ter Pair. C. H. FAIELEY, Moss Point, Miss. Jaiimu v 25. lfi. 49-6iu A.F.DirjjD& (Slice cssui's to llnntzler & Evans,) MOSS POINT, MISS.j DliAI.KCS IN Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing, GE0CEEIE5 HAHBWARE, Goods. Tobacco. Cigars, Etc Nov. 17, 1W4. 39-ly J. W. Stewart, rD RUG GIST, MOSS POINT, MISS. Keeps a First-Class Brag Store, Special attention giveu to prescript tio'js, at nil boitrs and from any doctor. January 6. 1895. 413-ly A cool wave struck this town Wednes day morning. -:- r-fcT-. .mx-i-W Tl tijfP Mrs. Chris Nelson returned Tuesday from a visit 16 friends in Mobile, Mr. and Mm. L. Troxler, of Now Or-' leans are summering nt Mrs. Jos Wells'. Now is the time to clean your back yards and sprinkle limn before the Waiul weiitliof. Messrs. J. Ira Ford and C. S. Men i wetber ut tended circuit cotirt at Missis sippi City this week. Preaching iu tbe Presbytorian chnwk Sunday nt 11 t. in. and 8 p. tu. by Rev. R. IS. Downer. At Piiscugonht at 4 p. m; Messrs. W. P. Flurry and W. R. Uavid, of Duisy paid tbe Dkmocrat-StaIi au appreciated visit Tuenlay. Tbey say Daisy Ihou the npwurd grade. The dooi-s of the Democrat-Star office Will be wide open during court next week, and everybody, without respect to"1 age, sex or tnitiounllty are invited to call ami see ns. Mr. Frunk 'ft'nrrcu, who has teen ro enperating his health at his old home at Giatid Buy, Ala., returned hore Wednes day to resume Ills position nt the store of Mr. C. II. Alley. D. II. Jones and E'mnia V. Williams; both of Mobile, were married at the resi dence of the groom's brother, Ben Jones, ou Thursday May 16, Rev. SamHtr"iT- man performing the luiirringe cSJ- irT-l The contracting parties ore '-'j Colored people of tbe Golf city. The followiujt recent real estate fran fers were made l J, C. Orrell Sc Brie. Uf," Gregg M. Lnce, wild limits nenr Basil), Mias.,ti,0S0; Mrs. J. Z. Sari aria to W. M. Canty, lots on Matkut Street, 200( Mm. A. 8. Dees to W. M. Ciinty, lots !u Moore nddltiou tn A 8 Dees tract, 160 j Wm. 8outbern to W. F. Brewer, property at month of Bayott Chicol,- PasCugonla !W?0.