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tJq . proprietor p l MA r- swroworrio. at sou-" a EEISAUHOMEPEINT nMiun 7. 1898. fRlDA MOBILE COAST TRAIN. -mru-d.il,. J- innlnf! Tuesday Oct. i. W n lue .,eduie: sorTH Boukd. Vll: ocean arrive . ... k nfaiVirtpll S accordance with the Atlanta ., IULZU It- ,011110... Affent. LOCftL NEWS. "th't business i booming. The leaves l've begun to fH. October camo in like lion. Tl leaU ' " " ,nl,BeJ -Tct- ' ., , u, Spi'l I s wood is home aznin. . . I mtro him SWEAT? Oagl.t nut i"c ft""" " The W" c'",e cr"p ' "J onUn,y- The "immune" certificate bumbo. ii still, Ipored bv Scranton. j Master Oeortte Heclit has recovered from tn (:k of bilious fever. Of course no spirilnous liquors are now sold this town n Sunday. The saw mills are piping away, making lum bar for the foreiRn market. V.'hv is f some people put off paying the neKjpaper nun to Hie laslT nplv Sheriff Ed. M. Taylor was here from Vmclei're Monday on business. The long wet spell tins materially injured the sweet potato crop of this oonoty. Mm Florence Crodon, of Tiilosi, is viaiting h, rf,ienil,Mis.S.lI.nugge, on Krebssrenue. Rev. Thomas W. Brown will prench in the Helhodist cliurch next Sunday morning end it nitht. The man who is afrai'l to meet his creditors face to face is not the sort of man we would like to trust. Mr. J. I.. Cojrsina has s contract with the ll,irdof Supervisors tn bury all paupers who die at Hie poor-house at $i a head. Mr. E. H. Ohlycr, of Brandon, came here lam Friday and was engaged by Mr. C. H. Alley i. clerk in his ship chandlery store. Messrs. frank Jarvis and J. S. liorgue were here Sunday from Mobile visiting their friend, Mr. .1. J. Ilium, engineer nf the tug I.eo. Some church members are seen coming fiat ol har-rnoins wiping thWr months, presumably brtn drinking ice water, Itt youjfigh-aine, etc. Pf- Mr. M. Deck, who haa been'sick for tern or three weeks, is still confined tnthe house, but c are pleaaeil to state that he is slowly im proving.- , Mr. II. J. Allen and fasiilv, who came here recrully from Ocean Spring, moved into the dwelling on Cedar street owned by Hr. C, 0. Jotinson. llepnty Sheriff J. Duncan Minor is stationed in i he sheriffs office makinf out fas receipts for the year. Duncan is an expert at that business. The many frienda nf dipt. Peter Blsnchard will be ijjid tn learn that, after much suffer iuj; through an accident caused to his foot, haa entirely recovered. Mrs. Eugene Gaulier, of West PaBcagnula, is suffering with an attack of malarial fever. She with her husband and son are guests of Mr. V, M. Canty and lamily here. Miss Mamie Watts took her departure for St. Elmo, Ala., Thursday night of last week tn take charge of a school at that place, which was commenced the following Monday. Rev. Henry Dennett will preach in the Bap tist church nest Sunday at 11 o'clock a. m. and 7:30 p. m. Alan at Pascagoula in the af ternoon at 4 o'clock. All cordially invited to attend. County Assessor W. P. Ramsay, who has been con hind I,. M, bed at the Rrxlau- rant with an obstinnte case nf bilious fever, has, we are pleased to state, recovered and is "t and m,i ajraiii. Mr. Juhn l.y.ms, who held the position of boarding officer, returned to Biloxi Tuesday, "frying with him the best wishes nf the l.umeinnj friends made during his three mnuthiatay in out niida. r, dim. L. Krebs, who has made the Scrantim Hotel Bar a popular resort, has re igned hia position an bar-keeper and is suc "eded by Mr. Chaa. J. Jacobson, one our most popular townsmen and mixologiits. . I'm. Oen. Arho, of Bay 8t, i.nuis, has iuo 'ceded Mr. J. N. Huston ss superintendent of Cr" Works, at West Pascagoula, the latter baring removed to Pensncola, where hi "pe uf occupation will be iu a larger field. Mr. Joe niinchard, accompauiod by Mr. Jat. F,snagan, of Mobile, came down Sunday """ling and spent the day with his parents, Pl. and Mr,. Peter lllanchard. These welt known young men are very popular here, and c' salts a swell during their short-visit. Th Ladies of the Altar Society of the enurch of Our Lady of Victory wilt have mass "id s''irday morning at 6:30 for the repose Mike soul of Mr. Marguerite Turnbull.who u bonored snd much lamented member the mcicty, and Mrs. U. A. Dimitrv, of the nnitnd Iarid light-honsl&acoomnanied bf "" Er,"st L. Dimilry, Otto Hitchcock "avia Fmney, of Pattery B, U. S. V """camped on the beautiful Island, visited ' "o last Monday, Or. W. 0. Talbot, dentist of Biloxi, who ""been i,itir Scranlon every Thnrsdsy TT the pr.ollce of his profession, expects to ,lvt Saturday for f!h "f the Tlentsl Col,Ke. , wit b, tb,t a(Kut an months Ths Mobil, Register of Wednesdsr lays the msiiguration of the ktohll. Toi.t ir.in .a Ural "ggested by the Commerciel Clnbof ".mon, anit that body was aided ? the -mereti cm, of Mobile and lbs press of . nd Mrs. O. M. Loci snd little ina Jea -"'.luameo by Mf. I.un.'. ........ k..lh.. - '""" ' Friday from Buff sin, . T. snd r.i j. .. -na Rapid, Mich., where thiy ht ana adjourn ' during ths lamaier. TIist left Monday ronrmiif on the itisatir Valtdi for . i riiv fl:53 a. m.l Leave VJ Z n Spring. f:: tteran- ,'... siS- Mobile, 8:5B. ft' '""' .'. i, divided with health CANDIDATES. IOIICIPAL ELECTIOI TUESDAY, DECIMBE8 13, 1898. We re authorized to announce Mr. Iavma p. Delias an a candidate for Mayor of the Town of Scranton, at the election to be held on the second Tuesday In December next. Hr. 0. Nelson paid Mobile a business fitit Wednesday. The Baptist church will prubably be lighted by electricity shortly. Mr. F. H. Lewis weut to Mobile Wednesday on business of interest to our port. Messrs. Msrtin Carry, 0. H. Wood and M. M. Watkins went to Mobile ou business Thurs day. Mr. J. A. Kalhmanhas moved into the Belt two-story residence on Krebs avenue lately occupied by Mra. J. M. 1'elham. The colored publie school, Annie Hawkins, principal, opened on Monday with sn attend ance of only twenty-two pupils. The following are the election commission ers for the town nf Pascagoula: Edmond Tor joseo, A. F. Chaaiaul, Robert Grant. The proceedings of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen nf Scranlon and Pascagoula will appear is the next issue of the DkhoCbat Staw. The reporter of the Democat-Sta went to Frenti'a shipyard Wednesday and took a number of views of the vessels now being re paired there. Prof. S. II. Shannon, of Three Kivers, gave us a call Wednesday. He is now engaged in the mercantile business, and doing well we are glad to know. The schooner M. Flechas roturned from New Orleans this week, after discharging her cargo nf 4G7 barrels of rosin. She is being loaded sguin with a like quantity. Lawyer W. B. Woods left last Friday night on legal business in Greene county; thence nn a short visit ti his wife st Meridian, returning hero the middle of next week. The regular meeting nf the Psscsgonls Commercial Club to be held Monday night, the 10th inst , has been postponed to Monday night, the 17th inst. Members will take notice. Mr. Ii. H. Chapman, representing Messrs. Geo. 1). Barnard i Co., St. Louis, Mo., is here pulling into the fireproof vault in the nflice of the clerk of courts steel roller shelves, document flies and tables. Contractor C. M. Burkhalter, who pot in the waterworks for this town, csme here Saturday from Birmineham, Ala., for the purpose of stoDuing the leaks snd putting the water mains in first-class order. Mr. C. C. Benson, ex-supcrintendent of the town electric light plant, after settling up his accounts in a satisfactory manner with the municipal authorities, left Wenncsdsy night for Boston, Mass. Wonder if any of hia female admirers are grief-stricken and pining. Capt. Geo. Frenti's ship-yard is the scene of great activity jnst now. The schooners Nan M. Dnntzler and Hildegard are on the ways this week undergoing repairs. The tug Ne York and the fumigating barge are at the docks. The Eleanor and I,ena II. bUirer are awaiting their turn for a general overhauling, Scranton boasts of the best dry docks on the coast. ' The stesmer Capt. Frill arrived Sunday morning from Mobile wilh I full cargo of freight for Scrinton and Moss Point mer chant. - The Cant. Frits is s staunch craft, snd made the trip in seven hours. Her enter prising owner, Capt. F. Lieohard, deserves well of the merchants nf the two towns men tinned and it is tn be hoped that each recurring trip of his vessel will be profitable and free from accident. On Saturday Inst Mr. L. D. Herrick, the newlv appointed deputy collector of this port. rued eham of his official duties. All know Mr. Herrick, snd they sll know that the interests nf the government snd the shipping communities could not have been placed more trustworthy hands. The former clever h.nt. Mr. Thos. C. Cleary, has been transferred to the pfisition of boarding officer Sheriff C. D. Moore, our wide-awake end up-ln-date official, has had placed in ths esst end of tho court-room upstairs in the court bouse a steel cage, dimensions 6x7 feet. The cage is made of H inch wire snd is intended for the temporary confinement of prisoners pending their sppcarance before His Honor, the Judge. Eloriion commissioners for this county. Messrs. Frank J. Lnndv snd J. M. Hnwlsnd, met st the court-house Monday last, sud sfte taking the oath nf office proceeded to revise the registration bonks. They will meet sgai before the election in November to prepare and send out the boxes sud ballots. Mr. J. M. Howlund, one of Orange Grovo'i most prominent and popular ciliicns, dispells' that "blue" feeling which comes to every bus inesa man st times by stepping Into the Dkm OCBAT-Star office last Monday and paying two vesrj' subscription to the "Old Keiiaoic. Siirh Incidents has a tendency to cneer me oirii. nf an editor. "Cheers" of this km are always welcomed. S WHEN YOU NEED CHILL REMEDY, YOU WANT THE BEST. TO OET THE BEST BE SURE TO ASK FOR DR. ARTHUR'S IT IS GUARANTEED. ft C?.CkSt to. E:st A FINE AROMATIC 5YRUP WITH AN AQRBEABLB FLAVOR OF FIO. Irio, BOo. CATJTIOiT.-Posrt aeon other tMsjafatteM haartsMj etmllaf suubssi (there at. ratal), Ie. that the label rasuts St. Aittufa JsbrtmeL Jake sM other. kl SS' mp.re4i,byPWmYASHBiTrcMC0...wws- t OLD OY ALL DRUGGISTS. Narawa,-n SOLD SCRANTON PHARMACY and BUSINESS LOCALS.: - i Local Notice Inserted nnder thit head are charged for at the rate ol ten cent per I line for each Insertion. Everybody buys at C. II. Hudson's because everything Is fresh. Drink Hudson's Mineral Waters and keep the system clean. - Harness repaired Blue Store. by E. Velllon, Fine stock of men's and boys' pants , and a new -lot of furniture Just re ceived at C. Kelson's new store. Two porcelain bath tubs, boiler and heater for sale cheap. C. J. Jacobson. REGISTRATION NOTICE. I will be at Valverdc's Exchange, in the village of East Side from Oct. 3d, 1898, to Nov. 30, 1808, for the purpose of registering the voters thereof. WM. WORDTMAN, Village Clerk. East Side, Miss., Sept. 30, 1898. 8t THE ROAD LAWS FOR SALE. Tlio Road Laws, with the amend ments, neatly printed in pamphlet form, can be had at the tf Demockat-Stau OBlcc. WANTED. An experienced governess to instruct several children in English and music. Address W. E. FlIEDKIUC, tf Scranton, Miss. FOlt SALE. A fine, almost new PnEATOS for sale at a great bargain, as party has no use for it. Apply at Dkmocrat-Star Office. BIG POUT SATI.H8. BV SCKl'UA. Cool wether. Sugar cane is fine. Mr. Cab fierier killed a large bear recently, ne went to see her Sunday night, but did not stay long. Every one is in a rush for camp meeting and big time. Hat hall who saw the old bachelor with on f the boqnets? Mr. Henry Roberts visited his best girl Thursday night of last week. Young ladies, hold fast to your hat, if they ive purple flowers on them, for they are si the go in some parts of our town. Some nf the young ladies of Big Point at tended the vrotracted meeting st Csswcll Springs, sod seemed to hat had s nice time There was a voting lady In nur town called n out of the rain by the Misses Cunningham nrl while she was being eutcrtained by the Misses Cunningham the flowers of her beau tiful hat flew to realms of unknown, but since fire young gentlemen haye since been supplied with boqnets. By reference to our sdvertising columns i will be seen that the October term of the tir cuit Court has been pretermitted, and wit nesees, litigants, snd all concerned, will gov ern themselves accordingly. The Scranton public school opened Monday nnrnins' with a most encouraging attendance. having pteaent nne hundred and eleven pupils Since then, however, the number has been in creased tn one hundred and nineteen. This u an advance over the. opening nf last year, snd the board of trustees snd teachers hope Tor sn attendance of one hundred and forty befure the session is closed. The course haa been ex tended, so as to make it ss good as that of any High School in the Stale. A TEXAS WONDER. IlAUi'S GREAT DISCOVERT. One small buttle of Hall's Great Discovery cures all kidney and blad der trouble, removes era vol, cures diabetes, seminal emissions, weak arid lame backs, rheumatism nnd all ir regularities of the kidneys In both men and women. Regulates bladder troubles in children. If not sold by your druggist, will be sent by mail on receipt of $1.00. E. W. Hall, Role Manufacturer. P. O. box 213, Waco, Texas. Hard.-ll. Ellis Co., Tex., Dec. 10, 180,8 This is Is to certify that 1 am fid years old and have suffered 30 years with kidney and bladder troubles. I have received more benefit from one half bottletif Hull's Great Discovery, of Waco, than all the medicine 1 used in the thirty years and I an fully recommend it. B. . LOVELbbh. gold bv Palace rbamiacy, Sorauton, Miss. Feb. 18 W lv A . . Tastim, ;l!sst Perasnt, Xex Slottle. BY 1 J. W. STEWART, Moss Point. 9-ly Heyal (sake the food par. wholessMB, aad mi IIP FtTwHin Abriuty Pur SOVAl SJAKIM SOWOf SO.. MW TOM. Ui'li'Orutfd fnr its eret levnlog strength and tuulthfuliie8. Axsnrtw the food agutust the uluin itnrl all forms of iidulteruttun com mon to tho cheap hriuirl. Bovai saungrovaer co naw none Jiinunry 21. lssw. 4-ly it riscieott. What did they gain by peeping through the blinds? The new Ruhr residence on the shell mad is inhabited for sometime. The brig Estella, Capt. G. Buskin, and the schooner Ball, Capt, Fisher, sailed Monday mnrning. ' : a The Farnswnrth residence ie receiving its finishing touches, but as yet shows no sign of occupation. Capt. F. W. Ames and family will return to their borne in New Orleans next week, after a plcaant sojourn on this beach. Mrs. L. W. O'Connell is having lumber bsulded to her premiaes, presumably for the new "Custom-house" said to bare been ordered from Washington. A younger brother nf Demetrias I, Czar of Isla Ronda in Pascagoula Bsr, sailed over here with two companions from that enchanted isle on a visit to Commodore Gibbons, of the British Navy. (?) Capt, Gibbons is contemplating the building of a toll road in front nf his residence to miti gate the profanity of daily passers-by, csused by Hie neglect of the street commissioner to fix the approaches to the county bridge over the Bapliste bayou. "Ocean Rest," the beautiful home of Mrs. E. 1). Dean, which will ever remain a bright spot in the memory of all visitors there, is de serted nnw snd closed. James Dean lei t here Tuesday to join his mother, sister and broth ers in their new home on Ursuliui street, New Orleans. . Prof. J. T. Eagan is blocking the mouth nf Pascagoula rircr against all infected locsll ties, and no fever microbes of sny kind can get up to Scranlon now without fumigation and the permission of Dr. B. F. Duke. Hur rahl for the Jacksou County Board of Health Another regatta took place the first ot this week witnessed by a large crowd on Capt. Chas. Boater's pier and along the shore, luati ly cheering nnw one, then anolber uf the com peting yachts, but the question, which one of them shall go to New York to win the bea waunka silver challenge cup is not yet decided. Dnring sll Isst week the waters of Pasca goula Bar, usually So placid, were considers bly agitated by high southeast winds, and now the minds of the dwellers nn nur quiet beach are greatly disturbed by the amalgams lion question. Most of the lax-payers sre favorably inclined to extend the right hand of fellowship to the people of Scranton, re gardless of color or previous condition of servitude, provided the present municipal debt nf Scranton is confined to the present corporate limits, and not spresd over the eu largcd limits of greater Pascagoula, while a majority of the nnn-tax-payes don't mind to be swallowed up by greater Scranton or Moss Point. During all the Tbng spells of bsd westher we hare recently experienced, and in spite nf snoot ing quarantines Mr. Joseph Wells has run his dummy between Pascagoula snd Scran tou regularly ou scheduled time, not omitting a single trip or being a minnta late, for which he deserves great credit and the thanks of more lively patronage of both communities Tn everv community It Is a frcouent occurrence for some one to oe ournco or scalded. The best treatment is niiiimlierlain's Pa n Itulni which a most Instant v relieves the nam ami quickly heals the Injured parts. For Billv vj nuiauuuil j. iini ilia.. MARINE, Orpins DsHocitiT-STAS, I Scranton, Miss., Oct. 7, IS'Jd. I llleport for week ending Oct. 6, 1 HUB ENTERED, Oct. 4. Brit. sch. H. B. Human, McNeil, 209 tons, from Parshybs, Braztl CLEARED Oct. 4. Brit. .U,;l!W tons, with 1,290,580 superficial teet lumber and Mm her tor uaaiourg, Germany, value ?17,43!).7V, Kulos Uoverulnaj Water-Carrtaare Freights From ,"icw Orleans. I. The nnmo of all vessels In this trade must ho on Bio In this office. 1 The crews of theso vessels must be Inimnnn t,n vol low fovor. nrnofs nf wbtoh niust lieon tile In this olhVe ettrterascerUtl' n...A f.ii., uliunti'lun or ottilllivtt. t!. Kiioh member of tlio crow must Imve a ntt.iiM himui.lf. li.LVin? nn back thereof: nnmo, age nnd holitlit. This Is to bu used as a means of Uluniltlciitlon ana must be ttopt on ooura lor use ut uutpraiuuu on.- a ' nuinfiiKtinn of vossoln. crow and cargo will Im III tho hand" of Pulled Stntca Marino lliwpltul scrvlue and will be doue either at uolnt of departure or at the druw bridges. By order of the Mississippi State Hoard of 1U',"th ' n. M. FOLKE8, M. T Const Snnl tnry Inspector, Biloxi, Mlsa. QUABTEKLV CONFERENCES. SKASHORB DISTRICT IHIKD BOUWD, Lumberton, at Poplarvllle Oct. Columbia, at Columbia...... Klllsvllle and Laurel, st t Purvis, atPurais. Auieri. ua; at Salom Tneday....NOT, Vancleave. atllod Ilill..Thurlay... O. Springs and Hnranton, at O. 8.. Sat. Bilnti.. Saturday night aud Siiiiils.v.i Hat St. IrfHils. at Hav St, Louis, M"n. 1'earlingUin and lioatown, at L.. Tuea. Gallowav, atOnlloway 1 Leaksyille, al rWom ! Kacatswpa, at Zion., I Moae Point station Snndayi KM. Whlttuigton, at Whlttlngton 1, 1 a, 0 i, 1 Sll, S3 B H 13 It. IS 10, so so SI tt as M Cliiirpoit, at r. jono s. . Wlllfanuhnrg. at Good Hope Fullner. at Bethel Hatlk.b,g.t..lo........x.j;..;. Persons troubled with cliwnlcdlii. rrlicBa should use Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Ilrr4h.Fc.m5df.th" alwdvaaives prompt relief ana is tne only rTmcdy Ihtt will .fleet a perma nent cure. For sale by Bcraotoo Pharmacy. Mr. M. N. Cudabac visited our town last week. Mr. A. G. Tetxi is visiting his fami ly at their summer home. Mr. Win. Lorenzen, after an absence of several days, is home again, Mr. Geo. B. Penrose nnd family re turned to New Orleans last week. Mr. T. B. Lynd has been spending some (lays at beautiful Lyudimrst. Mrs. J. R. Case, of Haadsboro, is visiting Mr. A. E. Lee and family. Don Armstrong is home again, after a pleasant visit to friends in Meridian. Mr. J.C. Orrell arrived home Satur day night to the delight uf his fami ly. Mr. D. F. Rcid was the guest of Col. U. A. Vancleave and family last week. Thft rpmilar session of the town council was held Tuesday night, Oct. 4, 1398, Henrv McCasland, of St. Louis, is tho guest sit his sister, Mrs. W. cur tiss, East Beach. The Mobile and Mississippi City coast train will be wen pauontzeu from this point. Mrs. J. M. Boyd left a row aayg . M J... since for a visit of indeliuiie letigtn to New Orleans. rtotf T. W. Brown held services morning and evcutng last Sunday in Methodist clturcti. Messrs. John Johnson, A. E. Lee, R. 1). Wlgginton and W ill Casey vis ited Biloxi last weetc. Mr. John Lee Is the guest of his brother, A. E. Lee, editor ot tne Ocean Springs Progress. n. Tt. Allev and family occudv the Scvmour cottage, opposite the Lang cottage, Calhoun aveuue. The pecan crop bids fair to be fine this season, and some of too speci mens shown are very large. Moss. F. M. Dick and Frank Bourgh visited Scranton Monday in tent upon matters oi uusmess. Mr. Tom Cox and sister El vena, of Shaw Ridge, are in attendance upon the Ocean Springs nigti school Tho ruins thissummcr are the heav iest that have fallen within tho recol lection of the oldest inhabitant. Judge O. Randall, president of the hi.nrri nf siinftt visors, was Here last, week looking Into business mailers, Mr. and Mrs. Marks, after a few days stay at their summer luiuie, pro CeeOCU to JNCW Ul tcmia iaou i- iiuuj. Tim Tin I In T.anir cnttaire. Calhoun nvoniio. in vacant. Mrs. vvenuerana family haviug removed to New O leans. Mrs. Olive Terry and children re turned to Ocean Springs tnis wp.ck, and are stopping with Mr. and Mrs. Perrigin Mrs. K. E. Allen and family left a few days since for Scranton, wnere Mr. Alien nassccurcu peruiununu em ployment, ci,nnnii:m iTnusn arrivals: J. J. Wenna .1 1). Warren. A. W. Lloyd, T. Bnvle. New Orleans; S. Lewis, Memphis. Supervisor Sim George was the first C LIZen V uuruiirmu a uiavi nn the Mobile Coast train lucsaay evening. Some of our Ocean Springs boys arc inot. roi-nverimr from fever In Cuba acclimation, we suppose, as they are immuues. Mn Mnrv Richardson, of Fort Ilovnn Rnenti Sunday with her daugh ter.Miss Mionic, at Mrs. Wilcox's, on Porter avenue, Mrs. C. Wolff and daughter, Miss F. U. Wolff, left last Haturaay niKv fir Boston, where they expect to re side permanently. Mrs. a. A. Manlnnis, Mrs. Gilmore .,n,i Miss Mnv Gilmore. after a picas ant summer in Ocean Springs, have returned to ew uneans. nt.. fhinman. mnt.her of Prof. C. D. Lancaster, of Harrison county.and ,.nnt. nf Mrs. W SB ntOn. Ol WMll Springs, died last week at her home near rassunnsuau to a ii Shunnon. formerly of Ocean Springs, who graduated at me XtiV a - . Millsaps (Joiiegc lasu iuiimimr.ii a tua t honinirifl rip.nartmentof Van cri t)e theological department of Van- derbilt University, at Nashville, Tcnn. Pl.n ct!it.mnnr. nf munlCS Collected and expended by the municipality or Ocean Spriugs, during the tiscai year h,Mvinnim Oct. 6. 1897, and ending Oct. 1, 1898, makes a credible showing, friends of Dr. E. R Bragg will be glnd to learn that he expects to report for duty this week at Washington, D. C, and that there is a probability of his visiting tills place at an early date. tenf o t Sauls is untiring In his efforts to up-build the Ocean Springs ui.rii sn lion . ana siiiiun. uoic citizens. The present cnroumuui l'Jo, The meeting of the Ocean Springs rvmoterv Association, at the ire- men's Hall Monday afternoon was a pleasant one, and all reel encourageu fni warrt In the work of beauti- fviiio- "(iod's Acre." Contributions for this noble work are earnestly so licltcd. Our Northern friends do not expect to slight Ocean Springs the coming Wo iiiou inok for Col. Stan- dish, wife and two young lad v friends, Col. and Mrs. Richardson, Mrs. Hoi mm! and Col. W. A. Evans and wife after the appearance of frost, rvnan Snrincs Flro Company, No. 1, tho oldest volunteer organisation on th coast, held their annual election Monday night with the following re ...it. tLiHsni.v. M. Dick: vice ores Bull's tlEl.swa-e - - - v l Ident, E. L. Tardy) sccrctary.E. Dom nlng; treasurer, Wm. Lorenzen; fore man, H. Tardyi A Seymour! steward, John Pcaugc a s s i C. A. BEDINGFIELD, PHYSICIAN & SURGEON, 8CBAKTOK, MISS. Having located oder. hi. nkaW Jneople of SVjaton .d vWLlDdtaaw 8SoT3waM Fb.n.r. ""April."- Resldetise IilDdingcr fru it would be well to rcmcruber that rhamherlaln'i Cough Remedy Is a mirtt excellent medicine and especially for acute throat and lung diseases It will cure a severe cold Id leas time than any other treatment. Forflalo by Scran too Ptiirmacy. MOSS POINT DEPARTMENT. t'li urc lies. M ithoMpt Keiy. H. R. Slnerleton, pastnr Preaching every Sunday, frayer-uieetlnt evory Wendi-tuUy evcninir. MAVTISIT- r.lll. II. nrnnrii. psiw. rn-. Ing evi-ry Brut and third Sunday. Praynr- meeiiug evvry inunKiuj uipub. PERSONAL AND GENERAL. News Items of Interest Gathered from Various Sources. A MYSTERIOUS ASSAULT. Our community was thrown Into a fever heat of excitement Tuesday morning when the news spread that Mr. John V. P. Blunter, the highly es teemed operator of the Western Union Telegraph Company here, was assaulted in his office In his father's store. The story uf the deed is told as follows: At 9:35 this morning Johnnie was well and was in his office, which Is next to the store. About twenty min utes afterward a little colored girl went from the house to the store for something and saw him sitting at his typewriter. She returned from the store running, saying that John was lying In a pool of blood. He was found as the girl bad said, his heavy oftice chair turned over backward on the floor: the oftice stool also. As suonas his brother, Mr. Henry Plum er. picked him uohe said: "What is the matter v. tin mer ' tie was carried to the house, where he was uncon scious for an hour or niorc. On recov ering consciousness he said the last lie remembers no was leaning fiver ms desk and addins up some figures, reel ing perfectly well. He has a gasti on the left side of the head near the neck. The safe door was open and two drawers were pulled out, but tlicte was notli nir but oaner intne urawers. So far nothing is missing, and it is not known whether a robbery was committed or not, as It Is not known how much money was on uanu. An old wagon spoke that was in an empty nail keg In tne rearoi too store was found in the teleirrauh office. The air was filled witti threats of summary Justice for the criminal, and pvorvone. waited wun oaieu ure.nu for his return to consciousness to learn the facts. When he trrew better, now ever, ho could remember nothing, He cou d not recall tne entrance oi anyone, and after examining the of fice and noting the position of the chair, which had fallen back, the con clusion was that no naa ueen auacK- ed. Dr. W. 11. Thompson attendee the injured young man who Is rap ly Improving. We congratulate John on his narrow escape from an un timely death. S oce the above was put in tyre Thursday morning we received the following: "1 am gelling on niceiy, and am able to be around a little this morning. juhh. She Is very pretty. The roads arc In bad condition. Mr. Jesse Bounds has returned from bis visit to Meridian. The Ladies' Aid Society met at the residence of Mrs. R.G. Borden Wed nesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. James Paul have mov ed here and are occupying a suite ul rooms at Mrs. 11. u. walkers; Mrs. TCiirla Martin has been elected nrlnclnal nf the colored public school of this place, and Miss Vassie liucli anan assistant. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mansfield had tlmir luinie and lives brightened by tne arrival of a sweet little daughter last Friday, Sept. SO. vnr triad tn know that Master Harold Evans, who lias been sick for several days, is convalescent. There la now no sickness in our town. Mr T,. N. Dantzlcr returned home the latter part of last week from Tate Springs, Tenn., greatly benefitted in Deal tu ana iookiub sumc awuwi. Mrs. J. W. Griffin and little daugh ter Annie, who have been In Morris- town, Tcnn., lor tne past, unee months, returned homo last Saturday. Mun of nur vnunir rjeoplc were, on account of so much rain, deprived of an antielnated drive up to Wilson Springs camp meeting last Suuday. Mr. Leinhard Blumcr left Sunday night for Mobile, where lie will at tend school this winter. We wish him the greatest success In his work there. Mr a M. Cowan and family return ed a few days since from Asheville, N. C, Tate Springs, Tcnn., and other pleasure resorts. Mr. uowan is mucn Improved in health. Mr. J. W. Stewart, Grand Master of Odd Follows of Mississippi, lias wired Grand Treasurer J. L. Power at Jackson, to distribute 9M to yellow fever sufferers in tnis niaie. We forgot to mention last week that tho handsome face or Joe jjeatiier hurv is ninin seen on our streets. Joe V"'' V J ...II lo ni ls a number one guou iuuuw uuu al ways welcomed among us. tiio iTvmiMiRan Literary Society gave a boat ride on the Fox Monday night, ano an on uoaru bucujuu m .iv a Jolly nice time. The night was beau tiful and Joy was uncouflncd. Miss Stella Harkness, one of iin oxi'smost charming and accomplished vnllno? ladies, who was booked for or- ..iniat. nt. Mm Wilson Soring camp a ., . i k ...... 'Pnnartuil i,n meclins reiurueu nuiuo uco..j the Mobile coast train. Thn i-iiarmlntr Miss Nellie Taylor, who has been visiting Miss Bettle niumer. left Sunday night for her homo in Mobile. Sho mado many friends while here, all of whom would be glad to have her visit us agaiu. TVinro worn n nntn her of new pupils .iinontorori ai'tiool Monday. We aro irlndto see so many patronizing the Hlirh School. That Is the war io ne a Urst-class school and to oo .".- able to get a nrsi cu. Tho "G. T. C."a young girls tiun of recent organization gave acostuiuo renruducen rrora ms re.'"" . r .r....i... wualilnatnn. EtglltntO maim" " - u.j tt w Pnn verse received a tcl- euram Monday from her husband at . . - nlnrr Vt I a Honor!.. UIIICKamUUK"! Bllintuiiy.iiK u. i.vV. v ..o fnr snntiaon Monday nliiht. Mr nnnn oviwe.t.a t,o sniMid the winter in nnhn. and will no aouDtoereceiveu with open arms by lilsson, Sergeant Henry uonverse, wnu is wivu uia iv;i- mcot at Santiago. Tho follow Ina schooners are loading thla week, at the L. N. DahUler Luro tmr f n'a mills: Uscnr tt.. wun xjti.uuu fectot lumber ana Henrietta j. row ah with oio.fKX) feet, both for Havana; L. N. Dantzlcr witn if,ow lee tnr San Juan, Me.lco., Nan M. Daotzler with 200,000 feet for Vera Crus; H. B. Human with 250,000 feet for Puerto Cabello, S. A. Program for meeting of the Hypa thean Society, to lie held nt the resl denceofMr. A. Winner, Oct. 7, W Essay on Architecture Prof. W. T, Pate. Music (vocal) Miss Beardslce. Recitation-Mrs. Geo. W. O'Helll. Music(instr.)-Miss Belle Denny. P.eading Mr. L. P. Herrin. Vocal Quartette Messrs. Pcndoli McLeod, Burton and Hopkins. Recitation Miss Rosalie Licnhnrd. Music (instr.)-Mr. H. F. Fisher. A CARD OF THANKS. We desire toeknress our slncerest thanks to all our kind friends tor thelf valuable assistance rendered, deep sympathy expressed, and kind Inter' est in tne accinent to our son jonn. MR. AND MRS. A. 11LUMEK. C. W. GARNER. MOSS POINT, HISS., Blacksmith, Wheelwright B Central Repairer. fainting a Specialty. All Work Guaranteed. Also agent fnr the BOSS STABLB. Horses nU lluirgles Ht nil hours. Huuliiig of nil inds. Hue Turnouts With tontle horses, l.'ndertttker-ColIlns ahd Caskets or every description nlwiiys nn hand. ALL OriDLIlS left at t;nampion Livery ... ... i... i . ft itrinM.j. stanm, tviruiiwii. ur v. . uaaitio stable, Pascagoula, will be prompt ly attended to. . A urill 1H9. Mv rut colokcd cAnr nEEme rtili, CRI.DI.G. ScaasTON, Miss., Oct. 3, 1699. F.dltor DemoiTat-Stur. "Brer Sammy" has put tie Biotith on mei . He says I'll be desd in three weeks. Ue eslled . me s (tood many funny names, and "BrerKim-i ble" prayed that I would be Sent to that place where the worm dirth not. All this was be' cause I wrote you a letter tellinf yon sboul the nice time we were having at the camp meet Intf, snd whst a movlnr preacher "Brer Sam- . niy" wss. Their "good wishes" for me did not ro so far ss to prevent them from taking up .collection and having another good time Sunday night. It wss I bsrd lob to keep "Brer General" from giving "Brer Sammy'1 a gnod old religious bug. He wss so hsppy (I am not burlesquing the camp meeting), l merely tell how tunny the folks out there act. In tlieirieal to convert sinners like you and me. .1 cannot say when the meeting will close. It is got to be like stories in the Ledger, which ends thus: "To be continued." 1 found that principal fot the colored school) snd carried him to one of the tfusleea, I ssid to him, "Mr. Trustee, here is . principal for your school one that sll the colored people waDt." He told me the colored people did not know what they wanted, So my man was re jected, aud like the camp meeting, he is to bo continued. I guess I'll go . now and look up some fe more candidates for Mayor. They are coming out mighty slow only silly days to shake! hands and make promises" "You may tulk about the negtd, Tou may name his fuults Infinite, But you cannot have an eleettoa That the negro isn't in It. Ton may form your "lilly whiles,'' You may kill your bear and akin it, When election day comes 'roundi You will waut the negro lu it." I am ks ever your friend) MARS BILLti lOfncial.l Board of Supervisors. JACKSOS COUN'JT. The Board met in regular session October 3. 1808. All members present. Susan Ely apprenticed to A. J. Woodcock. . . Bridge over Bluff creek, on road No. 62, In Beat 4, accepted and E. M. Taylor allowed the sum of 1365, con tract price for samd. , Sale of merchantable timber, 13 inches in diameter and up, on section 10, township 2, range 6 west with one year to move same, ordered sold at public auction first Monday of Not' ember, 1898. Ordinance prohibiting fishing in bayou Cumbcst, Middle bayou and Herrin bavou with nets, Is repealed. Contract to build bridge over Red Creed at Parker's ferry in beats, ou road No. 114,1s ordered to be adver tised to be letou first Monday In Nov ember, 18D8. Proposition of J. L. Coirglns to bury all paupers who 3ie at tho poor housd for 5 each is accepted. Coutract for work on causeway or nnpro.f.-li to Franco's Ferry on Fort Bayou awarded to Nobles & Seymour at 341.50. . . t , Reports of Superintendent of Edu cation and Treasurer received aud ap proved. . . The following amounts were al lowed! rnlnce Pharmacy, medicine to poor bouse. ...1 1 M J. ii. iuarkwell, hauling shingles O. Kendall, supplies topoorhonse ... .1. Y. Morisan, ourying pauper. - - lli IT sniDKies : ii ii Hnnr. ai.rt. nn aainrT .... 14 74 D. D. Cowan, npt., supplies hi in Scranton Pharmacy, medicine to Jail I J3 ' : ' ' id no C. A. Bertdingneia, vibiu io jaii..........." - - l)emorrat tr, sciiooi nonces uu Dr. V. R. Kell, vlslu to Jail... J. K. Ward, lumber, etc., repsir bridge..... 0 O. Randall, days Inspecting bridjm II. O. Flurry, days inspecting bridge J B. Grge, plane bridge work G. H. Uouia, Keeping paupers pour .., Private right to plant oysters in Back bay granted to Lnuis Tiblicr. Contract to build bridge over Bltf creek, In beat 1, road No. 2, was or dered advertised. ' Board adjourned to term In course. O. BANDALL, ProstUetit. F. tt. Lkwis, Clerk. nTlIAWKESl RECEIVED GOLDHU eir ii f Is VL 'il' JV Shu Z for Baparlor Um Sriadlag tad IiMlWy hi UeMaablaetur. of Speuele. .adjf. ftsye gold la llflOO Cities aad Towaa 1st the U.S. hat - Fnaialar fitaasM th the V. S. EBTABUCHKO 9870k ' ainf I AM Tiasa fAnorl rAanai UrUIIUU Abj airan rw- McYEA YOUNO, Ageht, Scranton Pharnarf. Mavtt,lSW. Subscribe tor the DMocaiT-ST tktli ham.. j April! A, I83S. '