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IKTKBKD1H TaiPOSTOmOl AT 8CKANTON A . , 8ECOND-CM8 MAfl. MATTItR. i THIS PAPER IS ALT HOME PRINT. W ...... . FRipAY, DECEMBER, 1897. L-OCftL NEWS. 'Oyiten are fat ind One. r i ... , Til health of Scr.snton I now good. . Let the Chrlitmai holidays be obierred to I becoming manner. . ,''.., . Jflo yellow yam potitoea art selling her at 50 cent a bushel. Mr. H. J. Allen hai moved from Fontaine bleau to Ocean Spring!. Remember (he poor and diitrencd during Hie Christ nil holidays. . Mr, W. S. Dodson, of Piseagoula, visited Diloii on business Monday. -Cspf. C'has. Bolter, of Pases goula ia sojourn lug (n New Orlesns. " Arthur U Moore apent several days In XeTceam last week. , , . Mr. R. W. Hsmill, of -Chicngn. is vialtinr bur town Mats week. ' Capt. and lire, m. George, of Piicngnula. tedMobile thii week. , ."fu,m.4 , fntt delinquent aub.crlhera . 3etrtflw State Bank will be closed on and receipt them for dues to the "Old Bella- ;y;irisimaod New year days. Mr. and Mrs. Franeia Codina, of Mobile, were here Monday visiting relative!. Mr. E. M. Rarher. nf ftilnvi. In Krn. . ton on Itgsl business Tuelday last , .Mr. Jem II. Jackson and wife, of Grand Bar. Ala., were in town Monday and Tn.iJ,. , , The. Christmai .turkeys ire roosting high but look out, they will have fall about Satur day. fiend in yonr orders for 'Job printing to the vimocbat-bta office. Fine work at reason' ble priors. ; -t . Mayor W. W. Fsrnswarth and Mr. E. R. du ' ViUiint, jaid a bpsiness visit , to New Orleans last Friday. .- . . . t , Rev. Fathers F. Blue, of nilnii, and n, vMortjer, of Ocean Springs, viailed Rev. P, Paget, 8. J., one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. John H. P anker, of Mobile, ' are pleassnt visitors to the old folks at bonis on Lire Oak street, , The sble and efficient district attorney of : this district, Hon. Wot. A. White, of Biluxl, ' was in town Monday. V Mr. II. -T. B. Carey, on account of ill health, left tin Wednesday fnr Stafford's Springe, for ,' There will be no circuit court in thia enun ', Jr antil the regular spring term, on the fourth " Monday In April. , Our people are fun-lorlng, and no matter ; hw hard the times, they manage to get money ; for shows and other kindred amusements. . ; Mr. G. W, F.veritt, of Meridian, gave us a i, pop call Saturday, lie was en route to Hands- born t visit his brother, C. B. Ereritt. I , ; Mrs. II. Cnlie, nho has been aasisting her i( daughter, Mra. II. E. Tnenea in the care of her ..child at their home i Mobile, returned home -Jhit week. . t"5V r orry that Dr. T; It. Ford Intend to remove back to Columbia in February The family nf liia deceased brother will alA return - at1li aante time. Misses Ilattie and Daisy Allen, of .Fontaine r tlean,canir over on Friday night last to sprnd ' 'the holidays with their lister MraCbas. E. Chidfcy. . . iiuring tiiriaimsi week-tne liMOciaT-riTAR ' job "(lice will bo opened ready to execute all orders for fob printing in the best of style end at eery reaaonable prices. f . 1 Maj. R. I,. Olefin, nf Chicago, accompanied 0 by. bis. daughter-in-law .Mrs. Katie Olenn; arrived here last Saturday, ind left fur his winter home it Barkley this county. . If. you want te get a crowd at church 4iere , create the impressioa that something of an exciting character is to occur. Then were some disappointed ones Sunday night. ' ( The staunch tug Leo, after a thorough over hauling at Mots Point, was brought to Code's wharf Thursday of last week In A I order, ' Both-as to machinery and artistic painting. On' December tlh ('apt. Chas. Boster'the urbane prnrMirof the Cottage-by-the-Sca, I'aseagnuls, celebrated hia 69th anniversary. We wish oar eateemed frieod many returns. 1 ' Cards' arc ont innmincing the marriage of ' Iflss Kmms Pauley and Mr. T. 8. Mnuaghan, . of Mobile, at the residence nf the prnsneetire bliide's father, Mr. M. C. Pinker, on Live Oak . .street, Christmas evening st 7 o'clock. - . Mftasra. W. H. ft Will T. Nil have purchased . ,0ie rasideooe and atom-house of Mr, Jeaae H. ; Jackson, at Or"ft Grnre, for $1,000 cssh. ,t They will move from here to thst place some ' time in the enmiur spring. We vegret the da 1 parliiri from our midst these old citiienf and "ftejrrtHiee.v - 'r Dnf better-hair returned to Scranton Tuei- tiy evening last, after a visit of nearly four ' weeks wkb her mother st Crawford. We are v aovr no.' losger boss ef the bouse, but happy yicM cnatrol to ber. ' - ' . I . t Wear indebted-tamir sister-in-lsw, Mra. (: James B. Brooks, of Crawford, for onr Christ ( ansa, turkeys, We tender thanks In Mrs. , Itrooki ipd hope lb will coal inn to be mo . cesarul if raising Christmas turkeys for the , editor of tb "Old Reliable." ' ( Our Bayon Casentte neigkjiora ar preparing 'tor big time Christmas.' 'Several balls are oo'thi tapis, and I grand old-time is sntici- listed. In other words, they will have a hot r time Chrlstmsa niaht. you bet. Prof. J. M. McNeill, of Bhubuta, ind Mr. .' ' Bufkin, of Voasburg, war her Friday t'rndpeeting rith view of locating and an jraltairii tha mercantile biisineas. They met . with min encourageipcnt, but w do not know, .what; they have conoluded to do, ' On Buadiy morning lait little Raoul the ,' tw moalhi old infant of Mr. and Mrs. Gaston . Poitevin left thia vil of lean to oi th . angelical holra. The sympathy of their, many friends and acquaintance! noes out to th bereaved parent!, ' ' The isierotts friends of Mr. H. K. Denny, f Mou Point, will be glad to learn that be la ' Drain on the road at traveling salesman or ! th wall-known whole! grocery drm of Albert Marti Omer C., ol Nw Orleans. ! Mr. Denny ii well kaowa ttU wll-likd on th cirMt. ... ' r . -r A few days tnnr and iK wrrenl yeir with Iti trialt ind triumphs, lb failures ind inc- cesses, ill aorrowasnd joys all th Incident, IrirW and w.l:hty that go to inak. np th urn tota of human exMence willn" bMn la'ld away In th tomb, whaj rt th Immuta " 61 ind rr-increiln fjfr of th put. Sliertff Moore and wife visited Jlnbile od New Orleans thil week. On Cliritm Iheaecnnd Mast will be Mi It Mom Point it 8 JO t. m. After lit baeoc f evral month, Mr, Gen. T. Unison end family aha hare beta fu Mobile returned WeJnrsdjir, Tlie barge Rsvsg i i hauled mit en tbe New Venice ship varl fur general repair. . Chart! Ferrer hat brneght tbe livery stable (if Mr. John F. Hamilton. Charlie li a hualler, ' The new dm firm, who were to occupy tbe newatoreon Delmaa aurnue and Ker afreet, ha been i.ngd from Ktll A Ford to Miller k ICell., It will be opened about the first of February. Messrs. Stdgie Ford and J. B. Raw! of Monticello; John II. Rawls, of Columbia, and Eugene Ford, of Centreville, ara here tlili week to settle the affnira ot their relative, the lateOen. T. 8. Ford. ' . I . ' Rev. J. 0. Chute, accompanied by' hia little inn Aubrey, of Bay Mmctte, Ala., made a fly lug visit to hie daughter here, Mra. Henaleei Wednesday, returning Thursday. Mr. Chute naa a citizen of Scranton several years ago. A three day tnissinn wn opened In the Catholie church laat. Monday niirht. It waa preaebed by Rr. Daniel O'Sullivsn, S. J., who belong to the missionary band of the New Oilcans Jesuit mission. The attendance every night and the cloae attention ol the an dience showed that they appreciated tbe ser nion of the eloquent divine I' ' i ne iibmocr it tah busmen) otttc will be I .- lri,A A A.,..-m ,h ru..... ble. Pay np, friends, and start the year 1898 with I olean conscience. There ii more gen nine joy In a printing nfflc over on lubacri ber who payeth np than over ninety-nine who payeth not. A hint to the wise is sufficient ' Rev. C. J. Broilers, of the Lutheran church, make tho following announcements for the holidays! Christmas service (Saturday) it 10 JO I, m., on the Christmas gospel.' Christ mas tree with an excellent programme by the Sundny-sehwil scholar! Christina night at 7 JO. At this service I collection will be taken up lor the church treasury. tThmember will please not forget their donations. Services Sunday morning at 10:30, but no night service. Our people seemed swfitl hungry for fun, as the Opera House Saturday nigiit waa jammed full and anme turned awity.. The gallery as peeked with the cidored population, all intent on hearing and seeing the Oeorjia Minstrels and sea Billy Kersands open that Immense ainu'h nf his. No one would have thought that our town had been so lately visited hy the yellnw pi ague, Judging from the. crowd pree ent. The rich, the poor, the high snd the low, together with th hoodlum element, appeared delighted. It was truly a hot time at the Op tra House Saturday night. Aa previously announced Elder I.. X. Brock preached his farewell sermons to hia Baptist ll'ick here Inst Sundsy morning snd st night, he hsving soma dsy before resigned the pas torial charge of the Scranton Baptist church Mr. Brock has been pastor of this church for four years, snd we believe hia course aa such has met the approval of a majority of ita mem bers, and they rejret tha relationship so long sustained baa been thus aercrt'd..- During the prevalence nf the fever here he was very at lenlire in hia ministrations on the Kick and dying, and his course in these trying times ks s member nf the relief committee won him friend Hitiiri . Ihe church, Many friends at Ocemi Sprinirs and Musi Puliit, as well as at Scranton, siucerelv regret the departure of Elder Hi otic and his most estimable wile from among them, snd the best wishes nf all gowiih Ihetn to their future home, Collinsville, Ala. Mra. Ilrock snd son Paul departed for thai place Wednesday to be followed by Mr, Brnck in a few dare. We are often ssked br our eitisena why the Relief Committee nf Scranton does not publish pn itemised statement of disbursements nf tlje funds in their eharge during the recent sick ness here. One of the committee' laid to us that the committee did not think such a course necessary, and admitted that so far as nurses were concerned they had- been imposed on. Some families had asked for ind granted nur ses by the committee who were not indigent, but able to pay their way, ret Ibis wsi not known until ifter th epidemic waa over. Tbe money lent to ihe committee wa to be need for the indigent kick to pay for nurses, medi cines and groceries, ana not lor tnose wno were able to sy fur auclr things. In order to satisfy the people we. think the committee should publish1 a ataleaieut of the disburse ments ol the funds in Ha keeping. It w ill cnat nothing. . - LET OFF LIGHTLY. The esse ol the State againA Rev. O. W. Huff, John Jones, 8. M, and doe Shannon, Paul' Smith, Craft Rmiili, E. II. Smith, John Daitey, James Pailrv, W. P. Johnson, F. M. Johnson snd Enguite Dickson, chsrged with tearing down the lent of Rev. W. II. Kelley, evangelist of the church of the Latter Day Saints, at Eacatawpa on Sept. 2, 187, cams up for trial before Judge Chldsey last Ssturday morning, llid defendants demanding a jury, which was granted and ihe following jury was impanneled t F. E. Foster, Il.O.OIver, Emile Lsdnrer,W. Wordlniin.S. C. nolley and P. R.Jane. After hearing tha evidence of the State, the defendants not introducing any evi dence ind argument nf counsel Hie jury re tired nd In a few minutes' returned with the following verdict! "We, the jury And tha de fendants guilty aa charged, and recommend Ihe'ui to the niercy of th court. They were then sentenced to pay a 8n of $5 each and al costs. . Th On waa afterwards' reduced to a nom inal sum al tha request of the counsel. Hons. W. M. Denny and C. II. Wood represented th defense and Mr. R. I.. Bnllard the State.'- . IMPORTANT ( RHEUMATISM, To those who are subject to - NEURALGIA, . (orOOUT. ; LALLEMAND'S ; . Specific for Rheumatism IS A SOVEREIGN CURE. It Is a highly concentrated snd powerful medlolne, Wast M taken In drops only, yet It penetrate to the remotest part of the body, destroying ID rneumaiic aciu iu wa uiwiu , uy thoroiigiiiy eraa mating tne acio puiso disease and proof against future attack uyu ;i . ,i mice ti.oo per vial.-! . . Pre oared to PRICKLY ASH BITTERS CO.. St. Uala, Ma, 4?7 Sold by all , -ijV" i SOLD BY . . , . Scranton Pharmacy. April 10. itW. ' 9-ly BUSINESS LOCALS., Locn) Notices inserted under this heud arei Cuuriicd for M the rut or lucent per . . f , line for Bach iowrtlnn.'. . . Co to Valverde's for cheap Uioworks Ordor your coal from J. G. 'Black- MM. 11 - Tiler. MM.Ir1 Mwne ......... I and crate coal. The big tush for fireworks and fancy candies lit Green's, opposite the j Democbat-Stab office continues daily J In your ruslf for huUday goods, do not forget that the DeJean & Mitchell Co.' store has the largest and hestl Ktocii of glassware, banquet lump, ' crockery and toilet articles In town. Prices moderate. Fireworks at cost at " """ ' U BARGAIN. One coiubinatlod vehicle surry, trap and wagonette cost $150 can be bought cheap. J. P. Labuzan. SPECIAL NOTICE. The regular annual meeting of the stockholders of . the Scrunton State Bank will take place on Tuesday, January 11, 1898 at 3:30 p. ra. O. Randall, President. The best Christmas cakes to be had at Valverde's, - . SUBSTANTIAL ' CHRISTMAS' PRESENTS. ' Bed room suits, lounges, hat racks. rockers, tables, matting, fine shoes, shirts, ties, stoves, lamps, groceries, &C, cheaper than you ever dreamed, ' at Labuzan's. - Canty street and Delmas avenue. Scranton's upholsterer, Mr. J. A. ITardli, cun't be beat in bis line of work,--- Last Kximixatiom or Txacbsm roi Pi bug Schools Th following are tha tenrhera nbn were examined on the 18th for public schools of tbi county and received lirenser t . , . II. J. Allen, Ocean Sprinirs... ...1st end. ...1st. -.. 2nd -...2nd " .. 3d " Sd " .. 8d , " ...3d . .3d " Thomas Cox, " " Hiss (J. lux, " " " I,. Hariland, " " K. K. Cox, " .. " E. Thompson, Scrnntun.. " I.. I'itkett, " " (.'. Davis, Orange Orove. M. Davis, , " ." . 1 ' - - . ' COI.ORKD. Amelia Olande, Moaa I'niut... 3d 'I lore win be no more examutatione until the school year expires. DE4TM OF JUDGE DliLMAS. The 'venorHhle ' nnd kind fiuo nf Judira Akmakti (iiRMiNCK Dfi.mas will bet sadly nilM-ort nt. the posiornce. where he hs Worked fiilihfully us lUKl.stunt uosliMnster dtirinir the pust elt'lit years. After nn Illness of several weeks .Indue llelmas prisseu away last Satur day ut J:l. n. ni., December !8, 1HU7. He was born In Kcrnnton. on February fl, IS-. Ho lonitlnir to one of the oldest unci most Influ ential families of this place, nnd being Rifled witn sinrnnir qurtnriua or ttprtitiirneH una business abilities. lie Was on timetf different iiecaslona honored Willi hli;h positions of trust. ' First im Judiie of the I'rohiite foui t In this county before the civil war; aocondly as Mayor of Scranton. and Dually us chief clerk of the Scranton pnstolllue. lie liven in acw- Orleans rroni mo Close or the war until lM, wben In relumed to tils naiive nir. - 1 . JudX' . Delrtnia' nnd been married twice. One son and one daughter. Mr. It. I, itelmas. of Moss Point unit Mra. Emily lltttman. of ew Orleans, sul vlved from Ills first niar- rlKKO to Miss ltoso Haby, und of his second iMHi nojio io ihh reneie h. i olson wern burn I wo sons ana -tliriiH uuunliterx, Mr, V. m, II. Delmaa. of Haneboro. A. A. 1'elnta1. of Moss Point and Misses Mary G., Fellclo L. and Laura IH-loiiis. of tills place, Tho ftllieriLl. wbleli Innk nlaeo lit 11:4ft S.ln day niornliijt was followed to the church of Our Lady of Vlctorv. and to the Kreha -triivpyard by sorrowliiE relatives und friends and representative cltiiens, who showed by their presence In very laro number the hljlh esteem and veneration In whieli they felt for tho, dlstlnitulshod deceased. The rnneral rile weru Derfnrnied bv Kev P, 'aKet.8. J., who adiliesaed a few words of consolation to the family and assembled con jrreitatlon at the church. Tho pall bearers were: Messrs. W. M. Ilennv. I). It. Allov. .1. O. Delmaa, II. Ulooiutlcld, A. (i. Delmas und; . J. Juno. mo .IJKMnenAY-HTATt lnlna tlia niimprnua friends of the Delbms famllv l t'xtendine to ineni i lie expression in ineir sympuiny nt tue K'ef ,IWM oey ouvo sustuiueu. . -. Bridge Notice. :. Notice Is hei-ehv ulven that a contrnct for the repairing of bridge over Mongers creek, In Bent No. 4, near the residence nf Willis llroudus. will be let to the lowest bidder at the front door of the court-house, In tbe town oi ocranion. on The 1st Manila), the 3d day of January, 18. in accordance with specifications on file In tho dork's office. Bond to keen said work In repair three years will be required, and the Poind reserves the right to relect unv uud an inns. Witness pif hand, this 13th day of Decern her. 1887. fey order of t he Hoard. . t. II. LEWIS, Clerk. December 17, 1807. 44-4t , Dr, J. B. PLEASANT S iEEAT ASTI-SKFTIC BEMED Y FOB . ' Catsrrti. Hsv Vevcr. Colds. Cooetis. Sore Throat and all like Diseases of the Air Psassces. Will cure s recent ('old in one or two spplicailonson going lo beil at night Trv one holtle and vou rill oe convineea. ll is so pleasant mac tne "unrest child will not object to Us application. 'Ind ccrtltlcatcs of two of the moat prominent cilisens or icoan e-pnngs. Apply 11 hi eacn lioa trll on the front of the linger. Two or three times at bed time Is best. Ocean Springs, Miss., Sept. 23, 181)7. To ALL wiinw it may coHCEiiK: For the east twun'.y years I have been a auSorer of chronic ralurrh of tbe head, and have tried nearly every advertised remedy without any permanent penctit. until 1 had almost despaired of ever rcpitnluK health. Induced to try Dr. I'leasant's Cure I And myself completely restored and permnuently cured of tbe disease. 1 can cheerfully and conscien tiously commend tue remedy to all sufferers. , ... a. v eiie.LaJU.1. Ocean Springs. Miss., Sept, 7, 1897. It la with much nleasure tbat I endorse sud recommend Dr. Plcnsani's Kemedy for Cetarrb. I have used it with irreat sallsfscllon for I have been milch bcncHMid by Its iienetrsllns; and healing properties, having been troubled for many years years with nasal catarrh. K. A. Vancliavb. 1'rlee . - . . BO eta and tl.00 for sale at the Pharmacy and at Cox's1 Orua Store, Srranton. Miss. December 17, Win. 4t-tl .i. p jm ,v" v ' i, " ..r nun it renders th body Ire from tbe f DrutflsU. ' Umjmt aaakea tha lead aw re, whelisiwi aa dsllchMsa. Atoolatety aitr ; sovm assiaa mwdss oo.. ai veas. Leli'iiraurt tor Its great laawaning airuHL'th and andatiforms'of aduiteriVioiisMaintotiip ucaiiiiiuMinir. Assures we mou nitsiiist ine alum brands. Kohl Bakino Powlxu Co., New York. f o About Pcagoula Harbor. EdltwDeasJltaT.'-'f.,'' ' " Anionyut other tliinc' 'referred to in Mr. Dees' ,'cttor from Waslilnton in your lust issue, lie cnlU attention to tbe ninch talked of itnil much cxrsTnfteil deep water harbor ou tbe MiKMiaKippI ccist, and su 2t (but the citizens Df1' fills part of I lie ?ate get togetbe'r AihI Hgree ou some one mi ticular place in ortlur to facilitate tbe efforts of uiti' Representatives iu Congress iu aecnilng fuvelBuieuh aid to that end. 1 here is ninth to be aaiil on thiasnb. joct, pro uuil con, nil of rliich I ahull not ulteiupt to lucluilo in ten coin m uo leu tiou.. 1 rleaire Just aaw tecuM atteklion to some bete, wbielj secm-uot to be generally known, or recognized by tbe people ol tbe Stale u ml our liopreaenta- uvos iu oiiiiioHS. wiiHii one areta a little distance uwny fiuni tbe const, In the interior oi tue oiuie people teem to know nothing of the ctuat eacepttiliip Ialauil. We of this mn t ot tue const huve nude no noise, uo clninor und no iireteutlons. und .vet the fact is, that niiie-toDtbs of tliu e. '.1... ti: u vAfi,iu uiibiiiobb ii'oui iue juiN5ioeippi eiotiud ill tbe lust twenty-five yean bus been dune from Pumciij'ouIu (uud by rW:iSoulu, I mean Moan Toiiit, Scraulou uuil l'lisvugoula proper).' ' . A large part of llii hnsiuuss In later .veam Las ((one through, Ship Island, Ibirtr miles from tbe mouth of nur river, nil for luck of a few thousand dollars only, tocivo ns two feet more of witter ou Horn Isluuil bur, wliicb is only uiue miles Iruui the mouth ol the river. l'uHouaoiila liver is the naturnl outlet for tbe n.rjicr part of Ibepioe belt ol Mw si.ssiiipi and pine lumbar will be tbe ouiy article of erjiort from this const torn long time to come. (Streams traversing iiiidpeinieutiiig tbo ooiinties of JuckSoti, Haii isoD, Greeu. Wiivae. Jouea. Pern. Covington uud a put t tit Muriou couveii und ventre in the Fiiaoiigoithi river. Tbe continued length ol these streams down which timber nnd logs am floated when swolcii by thu liiiHi Is pioieiliiiu lilfsuii iiuuiireu miles, jeavtug only lliiucuoicfc rem i n nil a unit ot llaiiisuii counties inn mummy io tuscitgoiila. , : It cull thus, be leudilv seen whv Puseo. Houla hiia tloue the e'xnortr 'business of tbo coast-, and under any and nil ciicuin- siunces, she -i.l coutiube -to do tbe liu gur part of it. ' t - Ve buv n riphb to ask and expect the nxsisliiuceof ibu govvriiineiit in improv ing our harbor, our business in establish ed and bus been for rears. VVe huve uu dreuuisof I'ODimvicinl aiipidniier) UO jeul ouaiea, no ubj bi t ions, mi rlvnri'es, all we wuut is (be best facilities for doiiig what no nave iu uiiiiu. A lewi tlluilsuiiU llol- lais jiulleioiisly expended Uju onr harbor will enable mt lo no all ur busiuess ut Heme, without Imving to go thirty miles unn.f iu nnij istuuil, . I . v , We have uotbing ngainltt tbnt place, uui iigniiiai. huj inietest, at supposed In tcrest or tliat part ot our coasf, We have no duaire to poil the "iriilesceiit urennr in uiuking BUip Isliind uiiieut, cuiiimeiuiul seaport, backttil by a little tiuui luiliouu coojineucing ut Uulfuort mine "geoprupbio idea," as the lute Judge iiiinis uniiiy jeiira ago laeoutcnlly cliur iictei ized its neatest neighbor, Mississippi City, and rpouiug Ibrufjuh the pine woods to llatliesbtirg wfthViut uny pro- (o.ei ur uope ui n-s exteuiion beyond thai point, und yet a great deoriuigiit be said to spoil that beuiititiil dream. This hope, uiauiciiui oi uuiiiiiiiK a great ooiuiuei viaJ seaport at Ship IsTaiid aeoms to have so disliucted tbo uiodsud alfcntioiis ot our t'ongreasmeD that they caunot de cide what thev ouirbt lo do. Wake up, geutlemeu, Inform yourselves us to tbe actual condition of things iu tbi part of tbe Stale, and you need not uvsitute a moment; about what ought to bedoue. Secure a few thousand dollars from tbe goveinmeut top complete our harbor imptoveuiuuts, aud then you may devote your entire eueigiei to the build ing of tbe Ship Isluud aavsHstle, Mora anon, Mr. Bditor. - t Nativk. Moss Pol ut. Miss, Doo. t im. LAND NOTICE. LA3ID OlTICI AT Ja'CKSON, M IBS,, DeceMber U, IJ7. Notice Is horebv alven that tho fnllolnir. uiiuieu svi.iiiiruuH uieu notlue vt HIS llltenilllll to make final proof Iu support of his claim, and that suld uroof will be niado hefnro the ulrcuitclork of Jackson cbumy, at Scraulou, Miss., on January 2S, lww, via: lairoy bott,of Vaucieave, Miss., homestead o. 24,iiKl, for lb s hf. nw or and n lit. sw ur. section 5. township 5 south, rurge S west, lie mimes the followlne wIiuhnju tonrnvs Ills contiuoous residence uuoo and cultiva tion of said land, vlst 1 John Jones, of Vancleavc, Jackson county, Miss. i VVestloy aw Hamsuy. of Itamsay P.O., Harrison county., Miss.; Sebum qjjlbo and Harmon Wilson, of Vanclcavo, Jackson coun ty, ansa. . December 17, 67. JAMES HIU,, Register. LAND NOTICE. Lakd orrici at Jackson, Mis., I ' . December la. 1SU7. Notice Is horehr elven that the fntlimlnir. na:ned settler has riled notice ot his Inten tion to make final proof ID' support of his claim, nod that said proof will be made be fore tho circuit clerk of Jackson county, at Scranton, Mlsa., on January 29, 1HM, vis: Hubert I.. Hubert, of Vancleave, Miss., homeswad No. 25,5:, for the e hf, nw qr, sec tion 8. townsbiu 6 south, rsnrnt 7 muut u.l. Joining farm to w hf, nwqr. suction 3, towu sb I p 5 s, range T west, . He nanies.the following witnesses to prove bis continuous residence upon and cultiva tion of saM land, vlst James afannfow. CharlAs' Ruhln. Rfihavt Cotipec arid Ueorga I. Smith, all of Vun- cleave. vBCkjiop county, ansa. December 17, 1897, jas9 uiiiia, iteglster. r ti-ot LAND NOTICE. : - '. Lamp Orrici at JAcksnn, Via.. I December 10, 187. Nnttre fa hnnh fflven t.hafc tht, fAllnwInvi named settler baa Bird notice of hia Inten- tlnn to make final proof In eupport of his ciaiu. ana .umiaaiu proor win oe raaoe De fore the elrcolt clerk of Jackson county, at Scranton. Mlsa., on January ss, IRQ, vis: Chuvlli P Unwnll nf D..-- All homestead No. J6.7U7. fur the ae qr, aw qr snil m m, ir, svution v ana sw qv. sw qr, section a, fcowiisiiiu m wiui-ii. rnuge o wesv. ne names tne following witnesses to prove his continuous rosldence upon and cultiva tion nf said land, vis: v William H. Ooir.Stoven R. Mavard, Bed ding Uoussand Thomas Havard.all of Cross Koads, Jackaon county. Mlaa. . JAMEajmA, Ecglatcr. Rook snd Job Printing ol every de orlpiiou nearly x eon tod at this oBc. Suuii yanr orJert is atoDoc. ' OOEAN SPRINGS LOCALS. Mrs. J. M. Iloyd and daughter, Miss Jessie, are visiting relatives in Itew uricaiis. Mrs. John M. Mawltiiii?, Mr. and Mrs. Gen. It.. hose and little son, left tins week for their borne in Aew Or leans. Capt. L. N. Hanson, of Jackson avenue, has gone to Kew Orleans to spend Christmas with his nephew, Mr. U. iiansoii. " Recent arrivals at the Illing House; A. J. Munville, M. I)., Mrs. A. J. Manville, Miss lona Manville, J. N, Hoimes, Daconih, Iowa. The Inn; E. Rector and wife and grand daughter, Harvard, III.; P. G. Welbon and wife, Heborn, 111. ' Mrs. E. N. Vancleavc. of New Or leans, will be the guest of her rela tives, Oil. it. A. Vaocieaveand family, during tne holidays. Messrs. Thornton Vaugban, Joe Marsh and Uob. Jones, returned Sun- io the Louisiana marsh Mr. nnd Mrs. C. Hanson, of New, ur leans, pnswa Saturday tn jKituiay nt urceiy I'uint, tiiclr summer villa The ninrrluire of Mr. Etlward F. Illinn to Miss Maud Warner, of New Orleans Is anntiunced to take tilace tin t.he2oth of January, 1808, In the above city. , . , The Catholic ladies of tbe Altar Society will iflve a Christmas tree at Firemen's Hall, Cliriatmas Eve (Frl aay niKtiu Mrs. F. fiuttner went to Kew Or leans on Wednesday to make some purchases for Christmas. Dear George, gays, that he will not visit the UreMcent Uity during; the holidays, as certain circumstances ul tar cases. Roses Instead of snow are character lstic or Christ mas alone our inilf coast. and Northern visitors are delighted with this novelty of the season. The crowding business, incident to the season, does not seem to ruffle the tempers of our genial rail-way agent attentive postmaster. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred De Pass have returned to New Orleans for the win ter. Cliarmlnif Miss Hattie, their daughter, goes to Nashville, .Tenn., to attend school. Services in the Uatlst Church on next Sunday at 11 a. m. only, by Pastor L. N. Brock. Tills will be his last appointment. All are cordially invited to attend. The many friends of the Rev. N. Keff. Smith, D. D., are sorry to learn that he is still confined to bis bed from result, of a serious fall which occurred last Thursday evening. Prof. Sauls and assistants are win ning golden opinions in behalf of their efforts to elevat e the standard of our high school. There are nearly one hundred and fifty pupils in nt- teniFnnce with the promise of mors in January. On the afternoon of.Decemher 24th. tho H iptist Sunday School will be the recipient or a Washington Tea Tarty. to be given at the residence of the .superintendent, Mr. G. W. Davis, under thu supervision of tbe "Willing worKers." ' An air of gayety and good will per vades our town and smiling faces greet us everywhere. Our friends from the country like ourselves, are preparing to gladden the hearts or the "wee folk," and all realize tbat Christmas is almost here. i Mr. Walter II. Covington; son-in- law of U. A. .vancleave. died in Mew Orleans, December 16th, and was in terred In- the Cox family burying ground (beside his wife) of this place iasL saiuraay nrternotm. iin leaves one child, a little daughter, to mourn D1S I0S3. - . .. The King-Fishers' fish fry of Decern ber 16th was a success as a matter of course. The Rev. Smith and Messrs, Richardson and Dick were the life of the gathering. The dinner was tempting enough to satisfy tliedalnti est epicure. Horton's farm Is one of the most picturesque spots round about our lovely town, and for the King-Fishers' bas a special attraction. Non-Resident Notice. The State ot Mississippi. To Paul Conrad. Leon Conrad and Paul Con. nid. tutor and guardian to the said Leon lonraa; Vou are cnmmandfd to aniwiir hpfnm thn clerk or the chunctry court of Jackson coun ty, Mississippi, on The 3d Monday, th 14 iayqfFvVy, 1898, to ocrend the suit or Joseph . Ilourgea, tiled In unlit court, wberoln you are defendants. Ulven under djv hand thia 13th duv of De. ceiuuur, itwi F. n. LEWIS, Clerk. 4-4t December IT, 1807. LAND NOTICE. ' Lard Oirics at Jackhok, Miss., I December 10, 137. Antlce la herebv elven that the fnlliwlnv. mimed aetMcr has filed notlrenfhlNlhtj.fi-. tlon to make flnul proof In sunuort of his ciuim, ana tnst siu pnior win oe mane be fore the circuit clerk of Jackson county, at Scranton. Miss., on January SB. IhuS. via: James T. Uowell. of Cross Rosds, Miss., homestead No. 2A.S00. tor the n hf, ne qr, sec tion ii, lowiiMiip s mmtn, range t weal. tie names tlie loiinwlug aitoesses to prove nis continuous residence upon and cultiva tion of said land. vlu. William h. uotr, nteven R. Havard, Redding Rouse and Thomas Havard. nil nf Cnuui itoaus, Jackaon r.ounty. Mis. JAMES HILL, Register. December 17, 1W7. 44-St LAND NOTICE. Lakd Orrica at Jackson, ttwt', I November S7, MOT. ( Notice la herehv alven that the follonlnir nitnett settler haa Sled notice of hia Intention to make Anal proof In snpport of bla claim, and thst said proof will bs made before the circuit clerk of Jack sun county, at Scranton, Mlsa., on January 19, 1H9S.VI: . Samuel Berry, of Ocean gnrlnn. Mlaa.. home stead No, (,06f, for tbe nw qr, sw qr or n hf of kit 6, section 10 townnhlp 7 annlh, range II west. He nsmes the followinff witnesses ut nrnva hia coiiiiuuoas ivaiaence upon sua caiuvaiioa or aaia lana, vis.: Thomas Smith, Whitman Smith. Oeorce W, Davla and Milton O. Vauahan. all of Ocean Springs, Jackson county. Miss. jAMiia uiLii, iiegiaier. December 8, 18B7. l-6t LAND NOTICE. Lard Orrici at Jacksou, Miss., I December 7, 1897. i Notice Is hereby alven that the fnllowlns- named aettler has Sled notice of his inten tion to make final nronf In sunuort of hia claim, and tbat aatd proof wilt be made be fore the circuit clerk of Jackson county, at scranton, misa., oa January a, ism, vis: Andrew Nymaa, nf Basin, Miss., homestead no. w.wk, nir tne lot s ana n or lots ana a, section i townsnip soutn, range i west. . He names the following witnesseato prove nis continuous resldonee upon and cultiva tion of said land, vis: lienjamln ferrell, Singleton Ferrell, Virgil . Ooff and Mat hew Goff. all of Basin. Jai'.k- son county. Miss. ; jabes hii,l,, uegister. December 10, 1897. . . 43-St Tho Stew - - CAPT. FRITZ Will be la New Orlean ready to receive freight every . "w , , , SATURDAY .. . ' ( ; and Mobile ererw i ! -4 WKUNKSDAY, v . f " weather permitting. Patronage of Scranton, Moss Point and Paacagoula merchant solicited. FRITZ LIEN HARD, Owner. Deoeuibur 10, M7. 43-im MOSS POINT PEB80W ALAND GIITERAL. News Items of Interest Gathered From Virions 8ourcMt. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all. Mrs. John Alberts and Mrs. W. L. Finder visited New Orleans last week. The Methodist Sunday School will have a Christmas tree next Tuesday. Tbe Clcyaka Club will meet at the residence of Judge O. Randall New i ear s eve. Tbe schooner Millie Williams Is loading at the O'Leary mill this week with Sj.OOO feet of lumber for Vera Cruz. Mrs. J. W. Bozeman. nee Dantzler. after a pleasant visit to her father, L. N. Dantzler, returned to her home In Meridian Wednesday, The schooner Rita Cue Is loading at tne Li. in. Dantzler Lumner (Jo.'s mills I this week with 125,000 feet of lumber for Coatzacoalcos, Rev. N. Joyner, missionary to Mexi co, preached an excellent sermon In the Method 1st Church last Sabbath. Mr. Joyner Is to be married on the 29th of December, to Miss Austin, of Jackson, La. His many friends wish bim nnd bis bride much happiness. One of the most charming and ac complished youug ladies of Darda nelles, Arkansas, whose former visit to this place is remembered with pleasure by her many admirers, Miss Irene Croom, will arrive next week as the guest of Mrs. H. K. Denny, Dr. Wm. T. Beall starts on the 23d to spend Xmas with his daughters in Crystal Springs, and from there will go to Jackson on the 30th to attend the Miss ss DDI Conference, which conyenes oo that day. Mr. J. B. Taylor . bas rented the pasture of Mr. L. N. Dantzler at the old Griffin place, and calls on all per sons who have stock, cattle or hogs tuerein to piease remove ine same or make arrangements for them to re main. After an extended visit to her parents in Brandon, and a month's sojourn In Meridian, Mrs. J. L. Dantz ler with her charming little daughter, Eran, returned home Monday evening much to the delight of ber many friends. Hymeneal. W. A. Coulson. of the L. N. Dantzler Lumber Company, of Moss Point, Miss., was married at Union City, last month, to Miss Inez Green, of that place. We appreciate the admirable taste Mr. Coulson dis played in coming to Tennessee for his bride, and unite with his many rrienas in wishing him a ong and happy life. Southern Lumberman. The old Dutch Windmill tbat gave such general satisfaction last year. will again grind out the presents to the little folks of the Methodist Sun day School next Tuesday night, com mencing at o:3u o ciock. The roiiow intr nrotrram will nrecedi the mill grinding: urgau Voluntary Mrs. Griffin. Song "Ring the Merrv Bells." bv the school. Recitation "A Merry Xmas to you," by Miss Carlottta Stewart and Willie Passo. Song "They rejoice," by the school. Recitation "Jovous Bells." bv Miss Liiiuan uowan. - Recitation "A Xmas Eve Advent' ure," by Miss Maud Colnier. Song-solo. "Holy Night." bvM ss waio swan. Recitation "The Xmas Sheaf." bv miss ituiu myers. hong "Just the Same." bv the school. - Recitation "A Russian Legend." oy miss ina Thompson. Song Quartette, "Loyalty to the Master." Recitation "Xmas Angels." bv oi iss rtessie itowze. Recitation Advice to Santa Claus. Dy miss Annie Myers... Reading "Carl Dunder." LAND NOTICE. . Land Orrici at Jacksok, Miss., i lnfWlnh..M 1NQ7 . I Notice is hcrehv clven thAt tht fnllnwlnir. nanieu settler nas niea nonce or nis inten tion to make Hnal proof In support of his claim, and tbat said proof will he made be fore tbe circuit clerk of Jackson county, at oernuton, jniss.. on junuary 2B, laus, vis: Charles N. Pierce, of Pierce, Ala., homestead no. &J.S71. ror tlie a nr. ne or and nw nr. ne nr aud ne qr, nw qr, aecllon t, towuhlp 4 south, rails" wm. He names the following witnesses to nmn his continuous residence upon aud cultiva tion of said land, vis: Thomas Hlnton, Henry Davis, John Davis and Edward Davis, all of Pierce. Ala. JAMES HILL, Register, December 17, 1S7. 4-t LAND NOTICE. Land Orrici at Jackson, Miss., I NnvflmlMP 07 1RU7. I Notice la hevehv alven that the followlna- named settler has tiled notice of bis Inten tion to make final nrnnf In aiinnnrt of hia claim, and that said proof will be made be fore tho circuit clerk of Jackson county, at Scranton. Miss., on junuarv IS. 1H08. vis: William E. Fairley, of fliialn. Mlsa.. home stead No. 25,(KW, for the s hf, se qr, section 35, wwusuip s soiiMi, rouge 'f west. his coutlnuous residence unon and rultlva. tlon of said land, vis: Wade Lawrence, Eugene Lawrence, Single ton Ferrell and Ira Keevea. ull nf Hiu.in JAMES HILL, Register. December 3. 1907. LAND NOTICE,, Lakd Orrici at Jacksok, Miss., I November 33, 18u7. I Notice is herobv liven that the fnllnwlnir- amed settler bus tiled notice of his intention to make Hnal proof In support of his claim, and that said proof 111 be made before the clrcultclerk of Jackson county, at Scranton. MlsB.,on January 14. 1898, vis: T.... .... I. I). . -1 ... - n ll II l I , . 1 i" i" uuwpiii muw.. uuiueswau No. 33.598, for the s hf, ne qr and n hf, se qr section 10,'townshlp a south, rango t west. He name tbe following witnesses to prove hi continuous resldonee unon and riilt.lv. tlon of said land, vis: Thomas J. Finch, Charles Mallet, Charles Pierce and John K. Parker, all of Howell P. O., Jackson county, Miss. j Ants HILL, iteglster, November 20, 1807. 41-t LAND NOTICE. Land Orrica at Jacksok. Miss., I Nnvemuer EL 1S7. I Notice Is hereby tlven that the fulhiwlnir- niiined settler has Hied notice of his Intention to inuke final proof In support of h'ls claim, and that said proof will be made before the clrcultclerk of Jackson county, at Scraatea, Mian., on January 14. 1898, via: Aioert uowan, or Basin, miss., homestead No. 34.IW0. for tho se ur. aactlon 22. townahln S south, range 6 weat. He names the following witnesses to prove hia continuous residence upon and cultiva tion of said land, vis: Wesley lflander, Moses Wells. Rngene Lawrence and Ira Reeves, all ot Basin I1. 0., Jackaon county, Miss. J A Has hill, Register. November 38, 187. 41-t LAND NOTICE. Lakd Ornoi at Jacksok, M is., I Novemlier 'XL 1MI7. I Notice la hereby riven that the following- named settler has filed notice nf ber intention to make final proof in support nf ber claim. ana tnat saia proot will oe maue nerore tlie clrcultclerk of Jackson county, at Scranton. Miss., on January 14, 189a, vis: Theodosla K. Kavls, of Cross Roads, Miss., homestead 3iV,834, for tbe e hf, se qr or lot ft. section 14. fractional auction 35, township south, range Sweat, She names the following witnesses to prove her continuous tasldeuce upon and cultiva tion of suld land, vis: George 8. Leathorbury. Jr., Henry Wllker snn. John I. Keeve and William DorseU, all of Cross Uoada, Jackson county. Miss. . iw. ..JAMES HU Beflster. Novoniuur 56, 1887, n-m DEPARTMENT. L. N. DANTZLER COMPANY GENERAL MANUFACTURERS ur Rough and Dressed Yellow Pine Lumber, 0 Gang Sawed Rift Floorin? A Specialty. Pino Pickets and C Cypress Shingles. Moss Point, Miss. L.N. DANTZLER, President and Treasurer. May W, mi. 11. 1, fl( f, 0ANTZLEJUCO., (Successors to Dantzler A. Evan,) MOSS POINT, MISS., PKALKltS IX Dry Goods, Notions, Clothing. oaooEEna. hamwarb. Canned Goods, Tobacco, Cigars. Etc. Nov. 17. 1890. JU-lv iSfZZJS Passenger and ajHrV Freight Packet, Steamer CHICAGO, A. r. CHAITAIT, MaaOr. Dally to Born Island-Trl-weekly to Ship Island. Mondays, Wednesdays and but . urdays. Special rates for moonlight and other ex cursions. or further Information, rates, etc., apply on board or to . W O. CLARK, If imaging Owner. , . ,, taacugoula. Miss. June i, 18U7. 16-ly Dr, G. Bruner Dantzler. Dentist, Corner Dauphin ana St. Emanuel Streets, Mobilk. Ala. Office rlours:-8:30 to 1:30; 2:30toJ:ao. stay n, ISB7, li-ly BE ON THE, SAFE SIDE AM Dtl TBI FAMOUS BOWDEN LITHIA WATERS. These waters have not fulled In a slugle iustitnce to PERMANENTLY CURE every case trcuted-such as Bland .nri Kidney trouble, Bright' Disease, Dysen tery and Dyspepsia and Skin diseases. Forsule only at SCRANTON HOTEL AND BAR. J. A. Miixkii, Sole Agent Septembers, 1897. 2-ly TOM S. SWEET, Architect Sullder. . SCRANTON. MI8S. Plans and specifications for public and nrl omlttft p,"11?"". moderate rateL P Office in Cox'a drugstore. July IU, 161)7. 22-m THE NEW Scranton Hotel, Opposite the Louisville and NaahviUefLB. Depot, . . SCBTOff, KISS. Nice and airy rooms, excellent board and lodging, first-class saloon In which are kept tbe best wines, liquors, cigars, etc. Spacious sample room for tho accommodation of Commercial Traveler. lyMCtol Ittll I TltlM! Mi hfttas U ii. t.l trslll tUt fir Kliiui, September 10. 'id' M'LLKB, Proprietor PW.W. O. TALBOT, DENTIST, BIL0XI, MISS, , , Will b in Scranton on THURSDAY iw.c.vwelk' P"!r?red 10 o kind of t ' manner known to th profession. iWSstisfaction uarante.d. umce at Dr. W. A. Cok' drug itore. EICHOLD BROS. WEISS, WHOLESALE ' Liquor Dealers And Blender of FINE WHISKIES Kos. 1, S, 5 and 7 Sooth Commerce StnsA. P.O.BoiSSS. . ' MOBILK. ALA. iMMmhu tOIIH ' " 1, assarts LAND NOTCE. Lakd Orrici at Jackson, Migg.. I November 23, 187. f Notice la hereby given that the following- nauied settler haa mii .1, !,.. r 1.. 'T' . ".7? to make final proof in support of b a olalni . clrcultclerk of Jackson county, at aoranton. Miss.. 00 January 14, mag. vis; ""'r'"UBi John K. 1'urker, of Howell. Mlsa. hnm. .tead No.HS Oa. for' the . or nw urnd nmhV "uqtn,,aag:5q;4twqr ecl",B hit!eJ!SV"tb'0'l2wln' witnesses to prove Uos'aTd0m,ud?v,iil,,Ca 'Bd " Ervln Lee, Cornell ua Pierce, Charles Pierce and Joseph Wrker, all of Uowell P. O., JacK .Jack- wvu MfUU., Aim. JAME8 HILL, Iteglster. November M, 18ST, 41- LAND NOTICE. Laud Orricm, at jAcagow. Mi.. 1 . t ' Noveniber2,l(l7. f Notice Is herehv aivtinth.t k. . . ' tamed settler has filed notice of Wa lntenthS """eSnal proof In support lot hlscfa ?n and that said proof will be made before tha c rcult clerk cX Jackson (louutj at 8eoto Miss., on January 14. tana, via' No. ,7t, for the n hf, ne qr, section 8 and I west." ,r' UCt'0n lu"""lP outh.nnga lie nninra the following witnesses to nm. tot'saiJi'Kfnrv?.?09 3 Kobert Cain. Henry Holland, William flwr. Novotuber 3H, imt. AMES'ulL'.