To Xmas Shop ers!
Our special effort this season in the direction of Original Novelties and
New Features has met with most gratifylag success, and we shall
deem it a privilege to show you a very extensive assortment of HOLI
DAY GOODS that are as NEW as they are PRETFY and APPROPRIATE
We Invite Your Attention to the Latest and Best.
We Have Newest and Choicest in Pleasing Variety.
Look Through Our Beautiful Stock and You Will be Pleased.
HENRY YOSTE CO., JEWELERS
VICKSBURG, :-: :-: MISS.
HIGH GRADE PRINTING &LITHOGRAPHING
We Make a Specialty of Fine Commercial Stationery,
Write Us Send in Samples ANYTHING IN
for of What You THE
Prices Need PRINTING LINE
We Make Blank Books and Loose Leaf Ledgers to Order.
Complete Line of Office Supplies Carried in Stock.
IISSISSIPPI PRINTING CO.,
SMOKESTACKS and BREECHINGS
PIPES, VALVES AND FITTINGS, ALL SIZES; IIOSE FN SPRINKLING; PLUMBING, ANY
THilG IN TIN, IRON OR COPPER WORK; SLATE, IRON OR COMPOSITION RO1OFING.
C uT,'",i. FILLING ORDERS PROMPTLY.
' W. H. BRUSER,
113-15-7 Mulbory St. -- - Phone N. 629
VICKSBURQ. - - - - MIS.
To Our Friends and Customers:
It's not the name that makes
the Shoes good, but the Shoes
that make the name good!
We Carry the Best!
BOSTON STOE E
1402 - - WASHINGTON STREET
D. I. SHLENKER & CO.
VICKSBURO, - - - MISS.
BENDERS AND LONG STAPLE A SPECIALTY
stabhlhed 1ls~ We Solicit Your Consignments
ODDS AND ENDS
AT CLOSING OUT PRICES!
Some Exceptionally Fine Bargains in Lot
-. -- ON OUR
Large Stock of Furniture!
No. 141 WASHINGTON STREET,
Opposite Valley Dry Goods Company d
aIf Rsrais Cuuuissiuts tk dR Is cm
ftin dkTlrug Sbp Service.
RAILROAD COMMISSION OF LOUIF
IANA.---()O)R No. 1501
l Texaa & Pacific Railway Company, Ex
InI tile mlatter of dimcontinuance of thlro'
night ipa.as-tenger train service between
N\e% n leanu- and Ferridlay to con
;,-it a ithi Iroun Montainl service at
Lak' I'rot ilt-nice.
I" l- r,,4 ,,hgiti wa wIait tat- n llllby the til
i_. i :, alpplicatium by tlthe Texta- S Pa
; :!apy -,tipany askniag lernui
- .. ,, ii ,l ,co ti tue It th atirough pa.-eager
1t, r" lit-l ie'' m-tt vlli Ne O rirean- and
Il lr .,.. ii iu ratdll l in i the sp- ring of
IA12. ol ,, t it ir- II this (I orm is -in.
i , ., ,frii L hlla\ t" talC hit i', - aiutt ahith
fl," i ",ilt l. \ iilt..l lit-alit Ill
,,!', ., w t. u" II- ,ltt ir 1,1 t ofin |14'1 t it
iliin-( a t i.t thi - mice a- ot r t ate tlt ' lit
lath. at t 'n t l i if " i ( ' - ord ,r wai att t liuf
om 'tici-ntly rn muhrnmttI t to jutify the ii|
,titinal ex|s..Le ,, run uing the extra
tr.in ll m de to' furlisl th 1wr lih'. .\t
iboth .'nions of the Conlumisnion when
I thir mlatter wa- InIder inviestigatiionl, del
tlet tiot of protiiaett titizpte fruti thel
;parishes through i hwh the Port lllhlle
bratnch of the ' T'xa- .i Palitic ailway,
and th het timphi-, Helena t Louis.iana
ad i-iln of the t. l.ouis,, Irtan tmluntainaa
& t,trn I(ailway3 run. were present,
lpresental testinny. allnd totk part in
the htlti anýiotiý. T"he thaniilaisioiaan i I
given carteful ciluisideratitn tio the entire
rt-ortld and with its , in know ledge of
the ctindition- along the M1empjhis, llel
terI a t alouisiat a divisill of the St. lAnlis,
Iron +thli itain lRailway and tlhe Port
A.len branch of the Texas ,t Pacific tRtail
way, i thtroutghly citiVtaintc that. wvhile
throtlglh .trvice. over the Texas t. 'acilfi
iailiay adial thae St. L,,ui-, Iron \ioltta -
taint Siatllatherli l wallway tfrali oa iilnt oni
thitee 1lemphi-. Helena i .Louisiana divis
i;nn f the t. t ni-. Ironit \ lout tain
S ui tlhern Itailway ti, New irleaii in
_'lnnlllecti,,i iti withl the Texa-i & Pacitic Rail
wiay i- rea-onahle, aee-tary, anl there
i ff jutly detmanhdl by the toole liv
intg lon the Item-tphi--. Helena i.tLouisiana
tli i-iol it the ~-t. Lu ti-, Irirn lhaiutain
. ,tthaern Railway. At the '-uise time, I
it ha- Ihlea -howmn by undisputited andti
-convincing tvidience that the night train
throutuh .trvice ha- not been patronized,
,nor can it I e cal-led a ucce.s. This- may -
Ie dutite to thet ittnconvenience of the -ched
or to the small amount of travel, but
w hatever the cause, it is undoubtedly true
that the patronage of this service as here- I
tofore operated has Ibeen a disappoint
ient to the Conmamission.
The Texas & Pacific Railway Company
operates two daylight trains over its Port
Allen branch, one running between Addis b
and Ferriday, and one running between L
Addis and Torras. When it was suggest- A
el at tihe hearing that the schedules of
these traints be re-arranged, a protest was
Sintmudiately made against the change of
the schedule of either train by citizens of i
Point Coupee parish. Some of these pro- C
tests were well founded, but the princi
pal reason urgedl against changes in the F
prtesent 'schedule wast thle personal inctn
venience which maight retsult to a few
patrons, of the Texas & Pacifict Railway
living onti the Port Allen branch. The
(tonuaimi-iat is always s-ensitive to the cry
,of inconvleieientce wahen raised by the putilb
lic, tbut it cannot mnistake a portion of the
p ublic lar the entire public, inor fail to
tIo that which, in its )pinionii, will be of I
The .lisouri Pacific Iron-Mountain
~ System under the dliretion of its agricul
tural dtepartmenst is estalhlishiing the most
ex~nive systemii of denionstratioi farms
to co-operate with the farmers along its
lines yet iiidertakeni by all Aierican
railroad. The company has already es
tablished five large dlemonstration farmsi
and expects to soon have a sixth in op
eration. These farms range in size ironi
twenty-tive to forty acres, which makes
the undertaking the miost pretentious yet
ilnauguirated. Work will be conducted
along the samne lines as the ((overnlentlit
d(hunlistration tarn work, but will be on
a umuh.I larger scale whichl will make it
relatitly n ire valuable.
.\t pre-ent the faroms will bie c'inhndil
to, the track- so the fIron .1luntain Rail
Ioad, three h oing in \rkansaý and two
in l,)ttisiana. The -ixth i- to bew .omie
where in the ,ucpany'" track.s in south
ern Mi sou ri. the exact hlcation not hav
Sinjg beetn decided.
All the fantis will lie under the general
sutaerision of Mr. L. A. Markhanm,
('Comnnissi.,oner of Agriculture of, the Mis
souri Pacitic-Iron Mountain, with head
quarters at Little Rock. Mr. Markhamn
was fI)ormerly in the service of the U. S.
Agricultural Ilepartnient. The Ilited
States lDepartment of Agriculture will
co-operate directly in conducting these I
farms and have field agents representing
them, and the State Agricultural Colleges J
I of Arkansas and Louisiana, C. W, Wat- f
son and Mason Snat-den, State Agents
for Arkansas and Louisiana, respectively,
are giving unreserved co-operation in di- e
recting the experiments.
Each farm is to have a resident man- o
ager and each is to be located along the '
tracks of the company's lines in close
proximity to a town. The managers and c
towns near which the farms so far estab
lished are located, are as follows: G. M. n
Monroe, Glenmore, Ia. ; Tom Andrews,
Mer Rouge, La.; J. J. Lowe, Dermott, c
Ark. ; J. W. Turner, Conway, Ark., and
W. P. O'Neal, Hope, Ark.
The railroad will continue to experi
ment for at least three years regardlees of r
resaulta, and if at the expiration of thatt
time the work has proven an suoessful
as anticipated, it will be continued in
definitely and both the msie and the num
ber of the demomnration farm. will be '
incrasmed. Eventuasly it is cotemplated
. greatest benefit to the greatest number of
people. In this case the entire public
from New ()rleans to the State line is to
be considered, as all are deeply interest
After the most searching investigation
Swhich has been made inl this case and
l the carefuil eliliratio, afterwards given
I it by the ('onilniision. it allI.ears that the
twi, lay trainsl iii , o lratedl Iby the T,.xas
v P'acific Railway io its Port .Allen, branch
canlnot be -o chledlihlil xa- to Ipcrtiormi the
-+rwi. of inakilg tihe throgii h cl nc
Ini, at -Ferrilay withutll -riously inon- i
\.iIJlien i1;.n that js,rtin Io the trav\. linig
lhlic who ie o i ti, -ail llranclih. In
i:her al rds, thi tii il aii- aii l tl. i .n
crated 1i,,1in a lri'titi) rtea-,nabih h"hlitO
ule anul still ali,,rd -imtable and ,n
nittent , rvicei toI a g;L .at r Hajority ll' the
It""tlt oi the fort \inin branch, and at
lii -a e ti li i ailtnill a thlrouglih sl .eper
Irollll the . i.lll , Ilto ulll lllllta in
sutithern Raili ay vi I' Frriday. Thel
('olnii , ion i- relil taiit toi di-.t rk Ilu - t
t.tahli-le.l train w-hhii i , ikimlc,.-s thi-ir
Iarise cinditionii- hih miI only jiustity,
bult i.limanid that ici shlie ., h l. i.e
chatigi ,, in order to lwt the rnaisnaltihe ,
neits of the gei " irl ptilltlh! . It, lhire' fre, tt
apl'ar- thal t the ili re.a..-on lelh, .til ut .
if [this ientire coi trllir ersy will Ie t itil- t
ize the taii daily train- it the Port A+tt,
biraunch of the Texa. .\. l'a-ci-i I1ailn ay 4.i
for the nuirl ,ii ti turnishiig tht- throiigh
ta well as local -ervice.l it
Thte u.niisciw iusider.n , it is, thIern
fore, orderedl that the Iexa- l'acil. .c
I', ipany i tl , atil it is herebyi , ,1 11iiuii1aul - .
e'd l anij restrlnu, ni ,r tfore. FelbruIary ti
-t, I t l:;,. to put into elthct and, li, . It
a double dhaily la~iswng-ir train r'l'n
it. 'iort llien hranch Ietmeen i t\ultli . :i t
Ferriiday a- iar it the foilloa iill tg C :
idis, as hiraendttale:
s il'Tll BI NI t.
No. t u:
I avea . ..... Ferriday. .... I. 1I.ti a. i.
Arrive... .... Torras ...... I.i pI. i .
Ne ..... R ad ...... .:L . ; . **
...... Port Allen ..... :h pi . i. l
"... \lis... .. ..li. i i i' I
..... Nt-a IIrheans. .... ii. l , . I.
NORTIH O iND.i
L a te...... Neu I rleans .... 4.2; p. .
.. ......... Addis ......... . .
... ....... Port Allen ..... i1.1 p. ii. n
S...... New ioads......li.1l p. m1 .
.. . To.. rras........11.40l p. rn.
Arrive....... Ferriday ....... 1.4 a. ii.
Leave.......Ferriday........ 6.:0 a. m.
Arrive ........ Torras........ 8..5 a. mn.
S......New Roads...... 10.05 a. in.
..... Port Allen .......11.12 a. inm.
. .........Addis........ 11.35 a. m.
Leave ........Addis..... 2.00 p. m.
Arrive.......Port Allen....... 2.20 p. m.
...... New Roads....... 3.17 p. m.
at .........Torras........4.27 p. In.
S .... ...Ferriday....... 6.4. p. nm.
When these above schedules are put
into effect, the Texas & Pacific Railway
lConpany may tiseontinne its present
additional train service froni Addie to
Ferriday. and also its extra train now op
rated from Ferriday to Addis, in order
i mlake through connection at Addis.
By order of theConiuniission.
SIIELBY TAYLOR, Chainnan. L
IIHENRY B. lCHREIDER, Ar
B. A. BRII)DGES. Art
HaNRY J.JarREMsKI, Secretary. Ar
Baton Rutge, La., January 16, 191:3.Lt
to extend the work into Missouri Pacific
territory so as to cover the entire Mis- 'o
i s uri Pacific-Iron Mountain tracks with t
- a chain of farms conducted on modern
t scientific" methods.
s The exlperimental farms will be strictly 1
Smodiern in all resnets, be supplied with ;.A
In modern implements. be well stocked and I.
liberally furnished with the best seed A
s procurable. All staple crops, together
with torage gras.es and, where practica- A
I ble, fruits and vegetables will be grown. Lt
-i Accurate crop records and statistics will A
t be kept showing the cost to produce a Li
I bushel of corn or oats, or a pounlrld of
t cotton, hay or other products. fi
II .eud will be sold at reasonable prices
to farmmer'- in the surrounding counltry,
and lessons in actual field selection of
I sueil will be given oni thle ground, by ex
I pert agriculturali.ts.
lHere is the way a certain mini ter e l
S ientlehmen : If all the cypress snatchedl
from the forests of Louisiana was con
structved into one great ark, it would car
ry every living animal in the world. If
all her yellow pine was sawed into loin- tr
her and built into a wall one hundred to
feet high, it would reach around the $S
world. If all of her oil was poFured into M
one great stream, it would make the
I Mississippi River look like a bubbling
brook. She has mined enough sulphur
to run the fires of Hades for a thousand
years. if all her sugar was placed in one
great heap it would make Lookout
mountain look ike an ant hill. If all the
cattle in Louisiana were converted into
one steer, he would drink the Gulf of
Mexico dry in one sip, with one sweep V
of his hoof he would complete the Pan
ama canal, his horns would extend from
Maine to California, and with one switch
of his tail he would sweep the Milky F
Way from the universe. This, gentle
men, is Louisiana."
How is that for a sermon on our great
"Get Ac a dl Iffr."
aND YOUR NAME with Podt Oace sad
-w wil send yon. poet-pid, U Ever
hrta Str awberry rPlat Free. a dy
ber , ripe a to
yR CO., is. Louis, Mo. N
I ThSeidos & OIk . apt
"TRADITION, it is said, occasionally
hands down the practical Arts with more
precision and fidelity than they can be
of transmitted by book from generation to
lie generation,"' -Webster.
to TRADITION is a hard obstacle for
rsome people to overcome.
Because an establishment, handling
oi JEWELRY, DIAMONDS, GOLD and
nd SILVER WARE, Etc., has always en
dn Ieavordl to dazzle the passersby with a
he brilliant array of valuable articles, this
a TILIl)ITIi)N is almost insurmountable
LhI to the .fewelry Merchant.
I This tradition we how to. We rweog
i'izi it. We are just completing a front
to our hoise, No. 1:11 North Commerce
ig stnrtt, in which we believe our pride is
l bit there is another TRADI)TIO(N,
- aich we feel should be cast aside and
- that 1)4 I'iTINE is the supptsition that
le Ixi-ts in the minds if sonme that when a
at IDiamondl or other valuable stone, o"
i r Watch or other' Jewelry is t., be pur
' c 'ha...d; because some othellr firlll "of the
,i hi school" ras previously served you,:
that golds of equal imerit cannot Ib se
t"reid froiii younger and mon. uiI-toi-dlate
1" i -ali-i
S()iur store is accessible to .ALL-very
le ,.,,nveniently locatedl-- ut situatcl so that
014 ilo not feel olligcl to add even a
S.\\'idow's Mite" in figuring our profit,
- i order to pay a larle rental for our
nt Iulliling. Nevertheles., every article pur
Y chaia-d of us is guarantaeel exactly a
; repre.,4ted-and that guarantee is backed
up in ''ch mnannir as to satisfy thIe Inlist
exacting. Try us once and if we cannot
e' holst rate to you that we canll under
-.I ,1thtIers, giving you identical value,
Sthen we won't expect a second visit
I11T WE ARE (CONFIDEXT.
Now, there is an imp ion pression prevalent
allion certain people that otýr Jewelry
--,-(k is an adjunct to our Loan DIepa t
eolit. We, as oullr 1nae implies, con
inet a Ioan business, hut it i, a separate
a:.,1 distinct department from our busi
il,--- a- Jewelers; allnd it is because
-. are einablled, la-cause of unredeemed
.I lted at times, to. uffer some most as
t ,lishilng bargains to our trade, that we
b-.+lievi\ it to our interest anld yours to
cu,ntinui, the TWO DISTINCTLY SEPA
t'Ine in: inspect our stock; investigate
u--if satisfied with our merchandise.
a:o\ -tanling, then let us figure with you
,i your wanta. We know we can iatis
: j you.
LOAN OFFICE AND JEWELERS
131 N. Commerce St.
(Effective February 11, 4912)
New Orleans & St. Louis
- VIA -
Leaves New Orleans ......... 8:130 p. m.
Arrives Ferriday ...............:5 a. lm.
Arrives Natchez ..............9:30 a. in.
Leaves Ferriday ..............7:20 a. inm.
ArrivesMctiehee............. 2:15 p. m.
'Leaves M1cGehee .............2:2i . Im.
Arrives Little Rock ..........6:30 p. inm.
leaves Little Rock...........7:40) p. m.
Arrives St. Louis.............7:16 a. m.
C',nects with train No. 592 for points
,u N. 44. & N. W. Branch.
This train carries sleeper New Orleans
to Little Rock, Little Rock to St. Louis.
a' )UTIT BOUNI).
vear, S.t. Louis..............9:05 a. m.
•Arrive, little Rock...........7:50 p. ur
IA'a\s Little Rock....... ... 8:4-5 p. In.
Arriv~e MlcGehe ...........12:55 a. in.
Leave Mlctiehee............i. 5::) a. in.
A rriv\-s Ferriday............12:3~0 p. inm.
Arrives Natchez............. 1:30 p. in.
L aves l'erriday.............12:.0 p. in.
Arri'.es New Orleans........ 9:20 p. im.
This train carries sleeper St. Louis to
Littl. Rock, Little Rock to, New ()Orleans.
Clnects at Ferridlay with traiin .50ii
fr points on the N. (). & N. W. Hranch
MARDI GRAS RATES,
One fare plus 2S cents for the round
trip. Tickets on sale January 27th,
to February 14th. Upon paymeut of
S1.00 final limit may be extended to
March 3rd, 1913.
F. MORRIS, Agent.
FANCY :-: GROCERIES'
Vegetables of all Kinds?
EGGS & CHICKENS
ST. JOSEPt, LA.
N O , ... ODauar "ve YP.**. S '
AND SAW IL TR1AT "* V tOOEE,"
K. JACOET, Mar.
AN ECONOMY EVENT
That Makes an Urgent Appeal
for Your Attendance.
Chamberlain & Patterson Co.
BEGINNING, JANUARY 6th,
A GREAT PRE-INVENTORY
That will be a Money-Saing Opporbity
of Utnest hIprtaca!
We will not attempt to quote prices in this
announcement, but we do assure you that during
this sale you can buy DEPENDABLE and SEA
SONABLE MERCHANDISE at a LOwER COST
than at any previous time.
The stocks affected will be Worsted Dress
Goods, Silks, Trimmings, Wash Goods, Lin
ens, Corsets, Under Muslins, Women's Ready
to-Wear Apparel and House Furnishing fGoods'
Watch Our Advertismeats for Details of this Sal.
Chamberlain & Patterson Co.
43 MAIN STREET NATCI, ISS.
I HAVE MOVED!
My mule Stables are now located at 219 Maim St. and No.
312 State St. I required more room.
Plenty of Mules on hand mow and more coming.
IT WILL PAY YOU TO SEE ML
219 MAIN STREET
312 STATE SITREET
Fire W~orks! i O.*R^
Roman Candles, Cannon and Smatll Crack.
ers, Sky Rockets, Saluates, Torpedoes, Cap
Pistole, Popping Canes, Whirligigs, Etc.
Out-of-Town Order Given Prompt Attention
Fruits! Nutsl Candiese
DON'T FAIL TO MENTION
THESE IN- YOUR ORDER.
Mince Meat, 2 b ......... 2 aurruats, Z Ib. ....... o .
Batteriae, per lb ..........25 Seeded R l .......... 5
Citron, per Ib .20 Orange.s ... Z0c, O c, 40c doz
Plumb Pudding, No I .25 Apple. Oc, 80c ZOc2k do
Pnmb Puddin, No. 2 .50 Coc.eLm~ ...eeU Sc ad .10
Lemon & Orange Peel ...20 Crey lutter, per Ib. 40Ic
I -- -
Fruit Cake, any Size, 1 to 5 pound ~ $ 0€e
Fresh Oysters I Crmnberrles.
Hard Shell Crab Celery
Scott's Sanitary Store,
512 Franklin St. NATCHEZ, MISS.
F mR S AND HuIDEs
mJlu WHITEA CO, g .Wn. K
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