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THE COPIAH AN.
I'leedmen’* Law. AN ACT To confer Civil Rights on Freedmen and for other purposes. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Missis sippi, That all frecdmen, free negroes and mulattoes may sue and be sued, implead hud be impleaded in all the courts of law and equity in this State, and may acquire personal pro perty and chosea in action, by des cent or purchase, and may dispose of the same, in the same manner, and to the same extent that white persons may; Provided that the provisions of this section shall not be so construed to allow any freedman, free negro or mulatto, to rent or lease lands or ten ements, except in incorporated towns or cities in which places the corpo rate authorities shall control the same. § 2. Be it further enacted, That all freedmen, free negroes and mulat toes may intermarry with each oth er, in the same manner and under the same regulations that are provi ded by law for white persons; Provi ded, that the Clerk of Probate shall keep sepal ate records of the same. § 3. Be it further enacted, That all freedmen, free negroes and mulat toes, who do now and have hereto fore lived and cohabited together as husband and wife shall be taken and held in law as legally married, and the issue shall be taken and held as legitimate for allvpurposes. Tha* a shall not lawful for any fr««Kfman, free negro or mulatto to /ntermarry with any white poison; nor for any white person to intermarry '*-itn any freedman, free nogro or oiulatto; and any person who 60 intermarry shall be deciv-f 6™i}y f felony, aad • m convto^'1 thereof, shall be con iined "* tlie State Penitentiary for life; and those shall be deemed freed men, free negroes and mulattoes who arc of pure negro blood, and those descended from a negro to the third generation inclusive though one an cestor of each generation may have been a white person. § 4. Be it further enacted, That in addition to cases in which freed men, free negroes and mulattoes are now by law competent witnesses, freedmen, free negroes or mulattoes shall be competent in civil cases when a party or parties to the suit, either plaintiff or plaintiffs, defend ant or defendants, also in cases where freedmen, free negroes and mulattoes is or are either plaintiff or plaintiffs, defendant or defendants, and a white person or white persons is or are the opposing party or par ties, plaintiff or plaintiffs, defendant or defendants. They shall also be competent witnesses in all criminal prosecutions where the crime charg ed is alleged to have been committed by a white person upon or against the person or property of a freedman, free negro or mulatto; Provided that in all cases said witnesses shall be examined in open court on the stand except, however, they may be exam ined before the Grand Jury, and shall in all cases be subject to the rules and tests of the common law as to competency and credibility. § 5. Be it- further enacted, That every freedmen, free negro and mu latto, shall, on the second Monday of January, one thousand eight hun dred aqd sixty-six, and annually thereafter, bavfe a lawful home or employment, and 6hall have written evidence thereof, as follows, to-wit: if living in any incorporated city, town or village, a license from the Mayor thereof ; and if living outside of any incorporated city, town or village, from the member of the Board of Police of his beat, author izing him or her to do irregular and job work, or a written contract, as provided in section sixth of this act, which license may be revoked for cause, at any time, by the authority granting the same. § G. Be it further enacted, That all contracts for labor made with freedmen, free negroes and mulat toes, for a longer period than one month, shall be in writing and in duplicate, attested and read to said freedman, free negro or mulatto by a beat, city, or county officer, or two disinterested white persons of the county in which the labor is to be performed, of which each party shall have one; and said contracts shall be taken and held as entire contracts, and if the laborer shall quit the ser vice of the employer, before expira tion of his term of service, without good cause, he shall forfeit his wa ges for the year, up to the time of quitting. § 1. Be it further enacted, That every civil officer shall, and every person may arrest and carry back to bis or her legal employer any freed man, free negro or mulatto,who shall have quit the service of his or her employer before the expiration of his or her term of service without good cause, and said officer and person shall be entitled to receive for arres ting and carrying back every deser ting employee aforesaid, the sum of five dollars, and ten cents per mile from the place of arrest to the place >f delivery, and the same shall be oaid by the employer, and held as a set oft lor so much against, the wa ges of said deserting employee;— Provided, that said arresting party after being so returned may appeal to a Justice of the Peace or member of the Board of Police of the county, who, on notice to the alleged employ er, shall try summarily whether said appellant is legally employed by the alleged employer and has good cause to quit said employer; either party shall have the right to appeal to the County Court, pending which the al leged deserter shall be remanded to the alleged employer or otherwise disposed of as shall be right and just anc the decision of the County Court shall be final. § 8. Be it further enacted, That upon affidavit made by the employer of any freedman, free negro or mu latto, or other credible person, be fore any justice of the peace or mem ber of the board of police, that any freedman, free negro or mulatto, le gally employed by said employer, has illegally deserted said employment, such justice of the peace or member of the board et police, shall issue his ■warrant or warrants, returnable be fore himself, or other such officer, di rected to any sheriff, constable or speeial deputy, commanding him to arrest said deserter and return him or her to 6aid employer, and the like proceedings shall be bad as provided — in the proceeding section; and it shall be lawful for any officer to whom such warrant shall he directed, to execute said warrant in any coun ty of this State, and that said war rant may be transmitted without en dorsement to any (like officer of an other county, to be’executed and re turned as aforesaid* and the said em ployer shall pay th^ cost of said war rants and arrest ai)d return, which shall be set off for iso much against the wages of said deserter. § 9. Be it furtlfcr enacted, That if any person #hali persuade or at tempt to persuad4 entice or cause any freedman, free pegro or mulatto, to desert from the ltgal employment of any person, before the expiration of his or her term of service, or shall knowingly employ any such desert ing freedman, free negro or mulatto, or shall knowingly give or sell to any such deserting lreedman, free negro or mulatto, any food, raiment or other thing, he or she shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction, shall be fined not less than twenty-five dollars and not more than two hundred dollars and the costs, and if said fine and costs shall not be immediately paid, the court shall sentence said convict to not ex ceeding two months imprisoning the county jail, and he or s*c moreover be liable to the*'arty ,nJu‘ rod in damages ; prided, if any person shall, or attempt to per suade, entic* or cause any freedman, free nc^'O or mulatto, to desert from ^ icgml employment of any person, with the view to employ said freed man, free negro orlr.ulatto, without the limits of this S|atd, such person, on oon-riotiou, spall oc fined not less than fifty dollars and not mote than five hundred dollars and the costs, and if said fine and costs shall not be immediately paid, the court shall sentence said convict to not exceed ing six months imprisonment in the county jail. § 10. Be it further enacted, That it shall bo lawful for any freedman, free negro or mulatto, to charge any white person, freedman, free ne gro or mulatto, by affidavit, with any criminal offence against his or her person or property and upon such af fidavit the proper process 6hall be is sued and executed as if 6aid affida vit was made by a white person, and it shall be lawful for any freedman, free negro or mulatto, in any action, suit or controversy pending, or about to be instituted, in any court of law or equity of this State, to make all needful and lawful affidavits, as shall be necessary for the institution, prosecution or defence of such suit or controversy. § 11. Be it further enacted, That the penal laws of this State, in all cases not otherwise specially provi ded for, shall apply and extend to all freedmen,free negroes and mulattoes. § 12. Be it further enacted, That this act take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved November 25th, 18G5. Vagramt Law. AN ACT To Amend the Vagrant Laws of this State. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Missis sippi, That all rogues and vaga bonds, idle 'and dissipated persons, beggars, jugglers, or persons prac [ cing unlawful games |r plays, runa-, ways, common drunkard’s, common night walkers, pilferers, lewd, wan ton, or lascivious persons, in speech or behavior, common railers and brawlers, persons who neglect their calling or employment, misspend what they earn, or do not provide for the support of themselves or their families, or dependants, and all other idle and disorderly persons, includ ing all who neglect all lawful busi ness, or habitually misspend their time by frequenting houses of ill fame, gaming-houses or tippling shops, shall be deemed and consider ed vagrants under the provisions of this act, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not exceeding one hun dred dollars, with all accruing costs, and be imprisoned at the discretion of the court not exceeding ten days. § 2. Be it further enacted, That all freedmen, free negroes and mulat toes in this State, over the age of eighteen years, found on the second Monday in January, 1866, or thereaf ter, with no lawful employment or business, or found unlawfully assem bling themselves together either in the day or night time, and all white persons so assembling with freed men, free negroes or mulattoes, or usually associating with freedmen, tree negroes or muiattoes on terms of equality, or living in adultery or fornication with a freedwoman, free negro, or mulatto, shall be deemed vagrants, and on conviction thereof, shall he fined in the sum of not ex ceeding, in the case of a freedman, free negro or mulatto, fifty dollars, and a white man two hundred dol lars, and imprisoned at the discretion of the court, the free negro not ex ceeding ten days, and the white man not exceeding six months. § 3. Be it further enacted, That j all jtlfltlccB oT the petee, meyowi1 and aldermen of incorporated towns and cities of the severaOcounties in this State, 6hall have jurisdiction to try all questions of vagrancy,in their, respective towns, counties and cities, and it is hereby made their duty, whener they shall ascertain that any person or persons, in their respective towns, counties and cities, are viola ting any of the provisions of. this act, to have said party or parties arrest ed and brought before them, and im mediately investigate said charge, and on conviction punish said party or parties as provided for herein.— And it is hereby made the duty of ail sheriffs, constables, town consta bles, city marshals and all like offi cers, to report to some officer having jurisdiction, all violations of any of the provisions of this act, and it shall be the duty of the county courts to inquire if any officers have neglected any of the duties required by this act, and in case any officer shall fail or neglect any duty herein, it shall be the duty of the county court t<> fine said officer upon conviction, not exceeding one hundred dollars, to be paid into the county treasury for eounty purposes. § 4. Be it further enacted, That keepers of gaming houses, houses of prostitution, all prostitutes, public or private, and all persons who de rive their chief support in employ ments that militate against good mo rals, or against law shall be deemed apd held to be vagrants. § 5. Be it further enacted, That all fines and forfeitures collected un der the provisions of this act shall be paid into the county treasury for general county purposes, an#in case any freedman, free negro or mulatto, shall fail for five days after after the imposition of any [fine] or forfeiture upon him or her for violation of any of the provisions of this act, to pay the same, that it shall be, and is hereby made the duty of the sheriff of the proper county to hire out said freedman, free negro or mulatto, to any person who will for the shortest period of service, pay said fine orfor feiture and all costs : Provided, a preference shall be given to the em ployer, if there be one, in which case the employer shall be entitled to de duct and retain the amount so paid from the wages of such freedman, free negro or mulatto, then due or t° become due; and in case such freed man, free negro or mulatto cannot be hired out he or she nw 00 dealt with as a pauper, § G. Be it farther enacted, That the same d»,<lCS and liabilities exist ing amt>»g white persons of this State shall attach to freedmen, free ne proetj and mulattoes, to support their indigent families, and all colored paupers; and that iu order to secure a support for such indigent freedmen, free negroes and mulattoes, it shall be lawf ul, and it is hereby made the duty of the boards of county police, of each county iu tiiis State, to levy a poll or capitation tax on each and every freedman^free negro and mu latto, between the ages of eighteen and sixty years, not to exceed the sum of one dollar annually, to each person so taxed, which tax when col lected, shall be paid into the county treasurer’s hands, and constitute a fund to be called the Freedmen’s Pauper fund, which shall be applied by the commissioners of the poor for the maintenance of the poor of the freedmen, free negroes and mulattoes of this State, under such regulations as may be established by the boards of county police, in the respective counties of this State. § 7. lie it further enacted, lliat if any freedman, free negro or mu latto, shall fail, or refuse to pay any tax levied according to the provis ions of the sixth sextion of this act. it shall be priina facie evidence of va grancy, and it shall be the duty of the sheriff to arrest such freedman, free negro or mulatto, on such person refusing or neglecting to pay such tax, and proceed at once to hire, for the shortest time, such delinquent tax payer to any one who will pay the said tax, with accruing costs, giv ing preference to the employer if there be one. § 8. Be it further enacted, That : any person feeling himself or herself aggrieved by the judgment of any [ justice of the .peace, mayor or alder | man, in cases arising under this act, may, within five days, appeal to the next term of the county court of the proper county, upon giving bond and security in a sum not less than twen ty-live nor more than one hundred and fifty dollars, conditioned to ap pear and prosecute said appeal, and abide by the judgment of the county court, and said appeal shall be tried de novo in the county court, and the ; decision of said court shall be final. § 9. Be it further enacted, That | this act to be in force, and take effect from its passage. Approve^. N'ovenfbar 24th, ^8G5. , C. W. BIRDSONG, SJAPLE & FANCY GROCERY, Iu Bush's New Building, Hazlehurd, - - - Mississippi, HAS OX IIAXD, and will be constantly re ceiving a lull and general assortment of STAPLE & FANCY GROCERIES, FRUITS, CONFECTIONERY, &c. Which he offers for sale at the low est cash prices. . dec 23, 1865 BIRDSONG & CARPENTER HAVE just receivedTand are opening a new lot of DRY GOODS GROCERIES FANCY GODS HARD WARE SADDLERY, <£e which they offer to their patrons at very low rates for cash. BIRDSONG;* CARPENTER. Ilazlehurst, December 23, 1865. Fresh Cotton Seed. GROWTH OF 1865. AN unlimited quantity of Cotton Seed, of the crop of 1865, of Petit Gulf ar.d Louisiana avrieties, lor sale by Dee. 23. JOHN OLIVER. Fresh Peas. I OFFER for sale at my farm six miles east of Iiahala, a large lot of excellent STOCK AND TABLE PEAS, ■ . ■ -4( . " • - - • ' •f *»>« Pi»tii -r- tim present year. They are ef the beast varieties, and will b* sold at fnfr t(.rmu December 23, 1865. L, R. Ivy. OUR CLIENTS XT7"ILL take notice that our necessities re V V quire us to be paid CA8I1 for all fees of Fifty Dollars, or less, and in other cases, accord ing to agreement. On account of our partnership, we cannot adhere to general retainers, unless in cases where the fee is agreed upon. Oui friends must employ us specifically hereafter. KING A MAYES. Gallatin, December 16, 1865. FOR SALE. THE valuable tract of LAND on which I now reside, Bituate six miles from Hazle hurst, in an eastern direction, containing 360 acres, one hundred of which is under fence, and about 60- cleared. Good, com fortable dwelling house, and other necessary buildings; and several flue springs of never failing water. For terms, apply to the undersigned on the premises, or address me at Hazlebuist. VV. M. HALEY. Forest Home, December 2, 1865—4w House and Lot for Sale. A DESIRABLE house and lot, about one half mile from Hazlehurst depot, for sale. The lot contains six acres, and there is on the place a never-failing spring of excellent water. For terms, inquire at this office. Nov. 18, I865-3t_ • INFORMATION WANTED. IN regard to the whereabouts of ROBERT McGREGOR. Any information of him will cc thankfully received by tbe undersigned, in are of the “Feliciana Ledger.” Should this notice ever be seen by him, be will find it to his advantage to respond imme diately, as be is a brother of mine. WM. A. HAVIS. j December M, 18S5 Bayou Sara, La. j ' ' r LEGAL. Citation Notice. STATS Of MISSISSIPPI, l Copiah County.. j To Tavner J. Lewis, non-resident the State of Mississippi: YOU are cited to appear bofo the Probate Court of Copiah conni State of Mississippi, on the Pin Monday in January, A. D. 18<&( show cause why the petition of Jfsg W. Ferguson, guardian of the mfij heirs of Alfred Lewis, decease praying for sale ot lands for dint, bution, should not De granted. By order of Court: M. COOK, Cleft.’ nov!8-5t. Citation Notice. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, 1 Copiah bounty: f To Mary L. Morgan, Alctriuu Efti i Brootn and John T. Broom, hj | husband, Ilobert P. Morgan, Cal. arine D. Morgan, Thomas E. ^3. gan, Mary L. Morgan, and Albj|t 0. Morgan, non-residents of jL State of Mississippi: f YOU are cited to appear befA the Probate Court of Copiah conn# State of Mississippi, on the Fiji Monday in January, A. D. 1866,» sbowcause why the petition of W M. Haley, Administrator of Huy J* tatc of Thomas S. Morgan, decease® praying for sale of the real estatej the said Thomas S. Morgan, for tfl payment of debts, should not granted. IS By ordor of Court: M. COOK, CIcJH novl 8-St. _jB Citation Notice. ^B STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, 1M Copiah County, fc To Columbus McDaniel, Martha Jarji and S. R. Jarell, her husband, cE san Whitten and John A. Whitt her husband, Elizabeth Slocum ai C. E. Slocum her husband, San J. Downs and — Downs her hti hand, non-residents of the State Mississippi: YOU are cited to appear before tl Frobatc court of Copiah county, Stai of Mississippi, on the first Monda in January, A. D. 1866, to sho cause why the petition of Win. £ McDaniel, Administrator of the ei tatc of Sarah McDaniel, deceasec praying for sale of real estate of th said Sarah McDaniel, for the paj ment of debts, should not be grantee By order of Court. M. COOK, Clerk. Nov. 18, 18G5-5t. Citation Notice. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, I Copiah Counly. j To David II. black and A. W. C. black whose residences are unknown: YOU are cited to appear before the Pro bate Court of Copiah county, on the Is Monday of January next, and on the Is day of the term to show cause why tin final account of J. \V\ black, administrate! of Charles black, deceased, now on file ins said court should not be allowed as statists by order of the court, novll-ot M. COOK. Cleric-1 Citation Notice. STATE OK MISSISSIPPI, ) Copiah County, * To Mary J. Prcwett and E. Prewetl her husband, Emily Hartley ant John A. Hartley her husband,Inon residents of the State of MissisBipp YOU are cited to appear before the Probate court of Copiah county, State of Mississippi, on the first MdB^d of January, A/D. 14566, to shoWc^N| why the petition of R. S. Hartley/ Executor of the estate of H. J. Wil son, deceased, praying for distribu tion of the personal estate of tin said II. J. Wilson, should not bi granted. By order of Court. M. COOK, Clerk. Nov. 18, 18G5-5t Citation Notice. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI, Copiah county. To Alfred Roberts, Mrs. Strawther Fair, and Dr. — Fair her husband, Mrs. Margaret Roach, and Dr. — Roach her husband, of the State of Louisiana: YOU are cited to appear before the Probate court of Copiah countyy State of Mississippi, on the first Mon day in January, A. D. 1866, to show cause whj- the petition of Calvit Roberts, Administrator of the estatd of R. W. Roberts, deceased, praying for sale of the real estate of the said R. W. Roberts, for the payment of debts, should not be granted. By order of Court. M COOK, Clerk. Nov. 18, 1865—5t Administrator’s Notice. i Estate.Thos. E. Lewis. Whereas, letters of administrat tion on the estate of Thos. E. Lewis, deceased, were granted to the un dersigned at the last November ternt of the Probate Court of Copiab county, State of Mississippi. Now, all persons having claims agaiust the estate of said deceased are hereby required to exhibit the same within the time limited by law,! or the same will be barred. ; URIAH MILLSAPS, w Administrator. Nov. 18, 1865-Tt. • J AdmiuUtrator’g Notice, | Estate.Andrew J. Whereas, letters of administrate on the estate of Andrew J. Johnstc®| deceased, were granted to the un dersigned at the last November term of the Probate Court of Copiah county, State of Mississippi. Now, all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased are hereby required to exhibit the same within the time limited by law, or the same will be barred. AMANDA M. F. JOHNSTON, Administratrix. Nov. 18, 1865-Tt Administrator’s Notice. Estate of.Charles Black Whereas, letters of administration on the estate of Charles Black, deceased, were, granted to the undersigned at the last August term of the Probate Court of Copiah, county, State of Mississippi. Now all persons having claims against the estate of said deceased, are hereby re quired to exhibit the same within the time limited by law, or the same will be forever" barred. J. W, BLACK, novll-6w Administrator. JAMES A. DOLL, 1 (Under the Theatre, Washington Street■ VICKSBURG, MISS. Dealer in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods CLOTHING, GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, BOOTS AND SHOES. %8S~ Highest prices paid for Cotton. September ?-ly I. ...■■■■ Mhr. John C. Dodd* ' -— - 1 (At the old Stand of Lowe £ Dodd*,) STILL CONTINUES IN THE DRUG BUSINESS, And keep* on Land all tLe different Medi cines for Family and Plantation Use, .as cheap as they can be purchased anywhere in the south. . His stock in a few days will be complete. Copperas, Hi Sulphur, Hr' " Cream Tartar, j# Ginger Clovee. ^ AUapie*- Pepper. , SpiritsTurpentine Castor Oil, Linsee^^l, Gloss and Putty, i i CALOMEL, Bluemass, Rheubarb, Paregoric, i LA U D A N. U M / over 8 Powders, PERFUMERY of all descriptions. Chewing and Smoking TOBACCO. j .* Cigars by the single one, by the dozen, by the 100 or 1000. Good BRANDY, WHISKY WINES, etc., For Medical purposes only. Crystal Springs, Nov. 11-ly H O T E L S . ~~S T . J A M E S HOTEL, Magazine, Between Gravier and Natchez Sts., NEW ORLEANS, LA. CHARLES E. SMEDES. Manager. THIS establishment has been leased for a term of years, #and is now under the most complete and 'thorough repair. It will be refitted with New Furniture, Bedding, Bed and Table Linen, from the kitchen to the roof. For convenience of location, and well nr ranged and ventilated rooms, it has no su perior in the city. For the comfort and lux uries of its table and exchange, the manager ask? a trial. yeti- The Hotel will be ready for guests on’the first of October prox. sep2-3m Stubbs Hotel, Cli YS TA L SPRINGS.MISS. THIS well known house has recently been rented for a length of time, and has been refitted with new furniture of all kinds, and is now open for the reception ot day and monthly boarders, and the traveling com munity generally, and respectfully solicit a liberal share of their patronage. No pains or expense will be spared to give perfect satisfaction. _ oct28 3m Mrs. M. C. TROTTER. BOWEN HOUSE, BROOKHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI. crpHIS splendid Hotel has been thorough* Ll ly refitted and repaired, and is now open again forth* reception of guests, under the superintendence of Mr. BUFFALO, one of the most accomplished landlords in the southern country. I THE BOWEN HOUSE hvae always famous for Us superior accom ptnodations an<l splendid tare, and the Fpresent proprietor is determined to main ' tfin its well-earned reputation. II Hirookhaven, Miss., Sept. 2, 1865-lm Robertson Hotel. (Formerly the Walker House.) HAZLEH URST.MISS « HAVING leased this well known house for a number years, it is now open to the public, with every facility for giving jJOMFORT AND SATISFACTION to its patrons. The Rooms are Comfortable, Airy,and Neatly Furnished. The table will always be supplies with th« GREATEST VARIETY OF EDIBLES of all kinds, and served up by the most EXPERIENCED COOKS. The proprietor hopes by a strict attention ( to business and the wants of his patrons, to merit a liberal share of public patronage. There is connected with the Hotel Ji Livery Stable, Where you can always find some of the best stock in this part of the country. Horse and Buggies always on hand. nov4-ly W. M. ROBESON. Dickson House. JACKSON,..MISS. THIS well known house has been thor oughly cleansed and Repaired and fitted cn direly with new furniture, and has been opened for the accommodation of the public on the 1st October. , _ The Napoleon of Landlords, General T. C. McMakin, will give his attention and su pervision to the house until the opening of the Prentiss House. No labor or expense will be spared to give perfect satisfaction. w 0Ct7-lm . RANK DICKSON. GREAT INDPC JTB, iAAGAINS 5P0 BE HAD. ROODS LOW FOR C A SB. STOCK REPLENISHED EVERY WEEK. Wlthouth regard to trouble or expense. M R . M . PALER will attend to all selections of GOO D S , with promptness, and no pains spared in • keeping the STOCK FULL, so that persons wishing to purchase can have their wants supplied with any article generally used. JOHN OLIVER, nn experienced hand, will aid and give at tention to the business as salesman, and sparo-no pains in waiting upon snstomers. September 9-2ns , JACOB FALER N EW STORE. JOHN OLIVER IIAS just opened at his residence, in a house built for the purpose, a nice assort ment of Indies and gentlemens Dress Goods. Calicoes, Delane*, JBoplins, u Shirts, Black Silk, Handkerchiefs. Stockings, Domestics, Jeans, Canton Flannel, lied Flannel, White Flannels, Belts and Buckles, Neckties. Tobacco and Cigars. Smoking Tobacco.* Candles and Starch, Soda and Candu, Hour and Coffee, Irish Potatoes and Onions. Mrs. Oliver will always be found at the store, ready to wait on all who may favor her with a call. nov4-t>m JOHN OLIVER. For Sale. In Crystal- Springs! A FINE first class town residence and a large garden, and all necessary outbuild ings. Also, two lots suitable for building purposes—all within two hundred yards of the depot. Enquire of the proprietor. II. LICHTENSTEIN, novll-lm Crystal Springs. Miss. Notice! TTRllE copartnership heretofore existing JJ> between 11. J. Catchings and A. H. Frink, under the firm of R. J. Catchings A Co., is this day dissolved by mutual consent. A. 11. Frink only is authorized to settle and adjust all claims and interest of the firm, as well as all matters of the former firm of C. Trawiek & Co., and to use the name of the firm in all such liquidation and adjustments. R. J. CATCHINGS, A. II. FRINK. Crystal Springs, Miss., Nov. 11, 4t Thosi B. Bodley & Co., Xo. ‘J Perdido Street, adjoining the Masonic Hall. Portable and Stationary Steam En gines; Circular Saw Mills, Corn Mills, Cotton Screws, Cotton Presses, Hand and Power Circular saw Mills, Muley and CrcBs Cut saws. All kings of Plantation Machinery and Agri cultural Implements, Wood Working Machinery and Flooring Machines, Shafting, Belting and Pulleys. Steam and Water Pipes and fittings, Saw Glimmers and Files, Pumps, etc., etc. Having connection with Foundries and Machine Shops, in the Northwest, we are pre pared tocoutractfor any class of Machinery, for speedy delivery, upon the most favorable terms. From experience in the Machinery business of New Orleans and the Southwest, we know’ what is needed, and will always be prepared to supply it. Having facilities through connection with the house of J. P. Manico & Co.. Cotton Fac tors, No. 128, Gravier street. New Orleans, for disposing of Cotton or other produce, on the best terms the market affords, parties can ship produce to that house, when order ing anything in our line, and the orders will receive as prompt attention as if they sent us cash direct. A full supply of CANE CARTS, PLANTA TION WAGONS and TIMBER WHEELS, from the factory of Joshua Bodley, Wheel ing, Va., constantly on hand. TU06'. B. BODLEY. A CO., No 9 Perdido. Oct. 28-ly.__ AMOS R. JOHNSTON, Attorney at Law, JACKSON, MISS., WILL attend in all the State, Federal and City Courts at Jackson, and elsewhere in the Stqte in special causes. He w-ill regularly attend the Circuit and Probate Courts of Hinds county at Ray mond. Attention given to the collection, compromise and adjustment of all claims. Office opposite the capitol, up stairs, In N. E. corner of Angelo’s building. sep2-lj Lost, A SMALL POCKET BOOK, nonr Crystal Springs, on Monday, 9th inst., contain ing sixteen dollars in money. Also throe notes, one for thirteen hundred dollars, drawing ten per cent interest from the first day of Jan.y, 1862, signed by W. Biggs and A. Gallman; two small notes signed by A. J. Tillman. If the man who found my pocket book, will return it and my notes and pa pers, he may keep the money. 1 W. B. GALLMAN. Oct. 21, 1865.—5t. Citation Notice. * _______ The State of Mississippi, I COPIAH COUNTY. ) To Thomas J. Catching of the State of Texas: YOU are cited to appear before th e Pro* bate court of the connty of Copiah, on the first Monday of December next, and on the first day of the term, to show cause why the ^petition of,J. N. Catching. Administrator of the Estate of TV. S. Catching, deceased, praying for the sale of undivided interest in personal property, belonging to the estate of TV. S. Catching, deceased, and Benja min II. Catching and Nancy L Johnson.now on file in said Court should not be granted according to law. By order of the court. M. COOK, Clerk. Oct. 21, 1865.—5t. High School for Boys. THE undersigned have located perma nently at Crystal Springs, Copiah county, and intend to open about the first of Janu ary, 1866, at that place, a HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS. jt&r Rates op tuition per month For beginners, spelling and reading.. $2 50 For second class. 3 00 For third class; higher English branches 4 00 For Latin or Greek and higher mathe matics. 5 00 For Latin and Greek andhigher mathe matics. 6 00 Incidental expenses per session. 1 00 Owing to the uncertain permanent value of the currency onr terms are tuition in ad vance. '4ms: .--to , Boarding can be obtainedwtbetown and vicinity in good families at reiionable rates. We offer every facility to young men to obtain a thorough education, and solicit the patronage of our friends and the public S. G. MULLINS, E. R. FREEMAN. t M . VAXX, \ PEALEK IK i i DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, AMD PLANTATION SUPPLIES, hazlehurst, miss., Respectfully invites the attention (f the citizens of IJaMtursiand vicinity to his large ans^frU selected stock of 1 ■ DRYGOODS AND GROCERIES, d Which he offers at LOWEST CASn PRICES, AT RETAIL. Dry troods. PRINTS, BLEACHED DOMESTICS, \ LADIES’ SHOES, BROWN’ DOMESTICS, j HANDKERCHIEFS. OSNABL’RGS, MOSQUITO BARS COMBS, BRUSHES, SI1EETING, WHITE AND RED FLANNEL. COATS’ TIIREAD, DRESSING COMBS, TUCKING COMBS, CARPHT BAGS, TOILET SOAP, Etc., Etc., Etc. GROCERIES. | COFFEE, MOLASSES, FLOUR, WATER BUCKETS, SUGAR, SODA, SALT, CANDLES, TOBACCO, TEA, PEPPER, SNUFF, STARCH, Etc., Etc., Etc. r M / W X _ Tin- Ware. 1 keep constantly on hand every variety of TIN, JAPAN AND PLATED WARE. Cotton I Cotton l The highest price paid in CASH, DRY GOODS OR GROCERIES FOR COTTON!! M. MARX, Sept 6-ljr Hariehurst, Miss. JOB PRINTING t l i lv * JOHN F. VANCE, & CO., ► i l h o ok jm jvn j o n PRINTERS, And publisher* of the WEEKLY COP IA 11A N. 1IAZLE1IURST, MISH., Are now prepared to execute all kind* of I Job Printing in the BEST STYLE t Anil at the CHEATS S T RATES, All kind* of JOB r R 1 N T 1 X a , * Stub r.» ' POSTERS, ! - HAND BILLS, blanks, > » CIRCULARS, BUSINESS CARDS, Ac., Ac., Ac., Ac. Will be printed in HANDSOME STYLE, At lower prices than at any other HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY JOHN F. VANCF