'SON TIMESC Th
a Secos, (.'r... f,.tt¢ r .t tli- .h. Io
at Talulth, L,.,ia s;,,,,. Ila, '
On $2. -,.
RA,1Etr e Prp has L
y . ?bliser. tinue
SoAY. NOV. 6,186,. be
.. s.I.......P..IO. monI
....... .. .. dis1
kl .. 7. ...
o ..use ecam port
3e.s N. t!oss. sent
- Z*etty* Coamia** pses.
R ofrMadion, Ch'n. It
No. of.eat Casrrolh Irot
wcil mart at this yEars- It w
t1ka year sbserip- not.
is two weeks. podt
mark at this para. case
Met thi i the last time rhos
be sate * e usaleas shot
* ric is received be. rocI
s Baker, otherPlse L
au, asbs is dead.
Chao. P. Chateau
dat rl*.wer Leading. A
arish. KeeUtive and
,th er men gol
s! .mvItA ow at and
t~apand Island levee
afe wes week. PI
N' iIllins and se
strn d the Are.1
megees killed apd i
do the lBuua CAN
, at doe't kpo
- IM. Hais a't
a* d Land Corn.
ark have had s little
e of then had to
sguasg at Tallu
woo sat very r
Thieday of the u
S wasdorst *
Sea moamel aum.d- a
ahmdals wee b.rmed.Z
i ..al,.d 13W0 b d 4
. i,'re at Meah ~ sl
amether eas a dhort time
to,-th. w- b, ieg,,
Dw-al, end teimUed to
*, a etsW hearing
t d h atRe North
Pelt Aeodaiiom have
,ir Ovemads at Shrove.
VOgrdl Fr5I will open
See f d the d*mw.s',
welsh my deired In.
Og wtt s pasher
wmqkq, 4 by si
L uS HAVE PEACE. eral
The good Gfecklsig that claratctr- titer
izes thi. (,local ctanipaign. :s, a it .ind t
shouhl always be. In politics. a the rc
iman's political record is of course that ii
opeli to discussion anut free criti- tdiuel
cism. His private attffairs ar., :n they
should properly be, sacred. 'lhis pense
has been the case so far, and there Cal
is no reason why it should not con- the i
tinue so. Old faction lines are Mtissi
obliterated, and. there appears to teresl
be a sincere desire to nominate the ot is
very best men, an,d'elT'tthem. such
The mass meeting should be har- led?
monlous, and free from any hint of Imp.
dissatistctiou. If . . candidate isL
prdeferred by the-pople ortple opar- w
ish, he should be cheqrfully, .uP
ported, by his less fortumate opp, great
nents,.. and should netfr dream of
running i opposition to the' ex
pnessed will 4lh) fellow.'dsbns.
It ,ovld .also be "t'fectly writ
piroperv avoid solieiting support mis
froni any who&lr 11 not b entitled pen
to participate in ife mils ui tidk. hei
It would look b ter, you know, the
- not go outsidE, Vr promises of sup
pont that can onjy be available in w
case there should be a split. There for
, should be no split, and there
s should be no provision made for of S
s auch a contingency, but every one
should come to the meeting and do o'
the best they can for their favor- and
ites, and abide by the result. Imp
Let us have peace. Ion
STICK TO THE TEXT. Sen,
A, As usual, the Item can't stick to Pre
the text, but runs off into a lot of heat
'de issues that are nlot to the point, re
'and' also as usual, the Item gets the
' some one to write its articles. Ray
Mr. A. T., is the latest eruption, Riv
t and he proceeds to keep up the
well established reputation of that al'
k. paper for absurdity, as though to
the manner born. If the state. intf
c- ments of the Tmns are challenged, its
I, lut with it, and say so. But they "I
i ar not chillenged and most, there to
: ore be accepted as facts.
One 16f the Item's texts is delic- ant
66sly appropriate "Whom the dia
SGods Wish To Destroy. They First 1
'. Make Mad." Iris the Itemcrowd
d that are mad, and the destruetio hl
pill shortly follow. for
S ASELY ESTTE. Ir
Irl r si.
ow NOVxmMEU 24th 1887. si
tMr. Editer :-It seems an aseeept. e
ed complusion that the re-election o
of 8entor Gibsonto the U. 8S. Sen
ate, is' to be determined by the
pending gubernatorial nomination.
If so, one eminent danger is, that t
this may be lost sight of in the
. present canvass between EFx Gov
n- emor Nieholls and Governor Mc
sry lnery. That is, ,a4te election of gi
he the Senator, though involved, is
,t. not directly before the people for e
P4. eoneideratioU, they may fail to
roaes that 8nator, . beon'
Sb .0 _aem ofm aRier. a ienA
easts d i tie pareyentim thel
doe tisyo r of levee protectio, ad
.i vr athe ywemawr eod laohs
yerthe CE ans tiheaory of River la
g8.: Yule*ta Inrewich hving wte
at t mlo-hat ieslever sant a
meL bySASsile seli inry. T nbehoods
em. othis tear atn elast, have made
di veryonvoi ighee rg et , Then I
verelative elya, was higher lat I
year i thn in the shuormi l tiod
to ,o. YenLtresultohing frotae
nagk.u'aoo roo" ofmurl lerised, l
the oad t e'ichr gh wa e not a
t m grei -at by seeral fets In l '82. And
hve this year at eleat, vie e le mel
rdid not altlthe rtae eletTone
lpbeire ll at ele t airo nd i bItm
thr phi, letarly ins sozrequemos of the
j. Btrin g deon. during thb te ra l
batwees Seeds, resolting frtom
rin8 *rY asoo Front" urely levied
um, great by te a weedas on '8d.bnd
th e atd'le wthoed wier le e.
o dd feot a5'n thte fen e ofMsd
ornlti Psri . Thir nmy e Ne
phs bddclrly l~a eeuil thleees
:,, n dtoo ll aIte the he 'levelp Rv
b srwe frm everowlg the .
The Pummel.trtni. If etbieasurbe
bg gs, hnd reulteed osalmedprea
I iel as great ase aY obdmed thy
t ,r evaelng the 'YPm-Feme t ~le.
'** high eater level would e lowred
at 5 fkeetputhefironto f Sdl
iieson Prieb- This myhbe betser
SaPse, mndewuood by resaembering trat
Irpo, by heding imst the leves of the
mtesv "Yase*-Pret,"" the food level a
ihis waekL r s lever wed over two
bat; mmd therefore rolnivtely the
desin tese1 ore Funds Belriem.h
.ihIs g etom.
terval of .% few years allowed for
scouting. lprtl'ably would *till fur
tier low'.r the high water level.
.And tmhu in the end accomplish
the re.-ult claimed hy Capt. E:l's-I
that if the levvIc s Ie built adl main- j
tainled for a thlorL term of vear-,
they might ever thereafter he dis
('min there be -:ny matter in which
the people of our State :and the
Mississippi Valley have greater in- 3%
terests than this measure? And if
so is it not well to consider how 411
.such purpose may be best promot
ed? If this be true, it is of vital
I importance to retain at his post of
sfteessfhl services the Senator
°whom of all others has been tl e
rno.t: W~tive and has shown the
greatest strength in this work. 3141
Senator Gibson has the credit of
having conceived the. plan and of
. writing the Congressionnl Act ere
ating the Mississippi River Com
nmissiq.. Had national aid not
been seuredl. to-day our homes in
Ithe Fifth louisiana District and
the lower counties of Arkans.
. would remain exposed to annual
overflows. The work was too great
for our ability as left by the fllood
Suppose it were possible to find
some other Louisiania having the
same earnest desire to maintain
and strengthen "Misisssippi River
Improvements,'.' how miiny years
would be lost before any new
Senator, could acquire the same
potential influences with the
President, the Senate. and the BUI
heads of Departments? Is he not
regarded by Congress as somewhat
the exponent of the "Mississippi
SRiver Improvements ?" The great
River has only gained national
t recognition by a hard struggle, and
only holds it by eternal vigilance.
If the people who are most deeply
interested themselves knock down G1
its strongest prop, the enemies of
"River Improvements" will return
Sto the attack with renewed ener
gies, and its friends at the same
and from the same cause become V
For many years, I believe ever
since the close of our Civil War, 1
0 have bien a Levee Comtnis.-ioner Ii
for the Parish of Madison. And tas
I resident of the Board of Commis
sioners for the Filth Louisiana
Levee District, the never ending
exactioens of levee interests have
n constantly brought me olfficially il
e contact with Eentor Gibson. Jr
he Whether the aid asked of him was W
n. to influence the Secretary of War,
at the President of the Board of Com.- i
he missioners, the Chief of Engineers,
- or other proper aid, it was quickly
of given and I believe always suc
r From a short distance above Red
for River to the hills of Amos' Bayou
to in Arkansas, all former breaks in
n oI levees are either closed or now
ln eled. While this is true,
the aver recurring exactions of
nasijaueusc , will for years be a
borden too heavy to be borne
.wit)out Governmental aid.
r'. Now, Mr. Editor, my neighbor
the asy sa "we all entertain tihe
mud same opinion of Senator Gibon.
SButhe is not a eandidate for our
au ":, To this I make an
s g time sentence
nwith wicl thiK i6tseace cmn
in- a.enaeed. "It seems an aoepted
conclusidon tSah the. r.el.neiqn of
Senator Gison to the U.'MI. en
* is to be deternlined by the pinding
ods gubernatonral m ition.
made Coeede, for sake of artaent,
The that UGovernor Nicholls and GUov
ernor Mcenery occupy thie same
last plane of merit. The nomination
d of of Nicholls assures that 8senator
the Gibson will be r5taied i his pr
i ent sphereof usefulness. WVe can.
Snot sord to loose Senator Gibson.
it Ons werd more and I have done.
And Every portent of the political
level sky admonuishes against divisions
ston in the douiantelass in the South.
e As Democrats, it behooves the
whites--poseseiig, as they do, the
f the intelligence, the property and
irval espet*e moral strength-to assert
i i. with l d sation that eara
ot be msunsaderstood and in time
tofore stall siu plicati~o , that ig.
e norsas ad rceality cannot and
Iers shall wt bold political ode of rn.
, s. speasnhbllty.
'bT better sad a -me itelligem t
dass of c ar eoldtsed fekw citieas
Sily resoptlsl thbejtles of what
10r t have stlated, ad that every
i t. meterIal iaterst they have can lbe
L e better pretested under a responsi.
ble Goveraeut. In the hands of
thme mor Ila ad experi.
d hb emeed white s *le I deIeate
" thIe at tle anegro aould bol~d politi
ered d See, no ama is a warmer
aG advoste of exteuding to him full
proteation inthe enoyment of
property end personal liberty.
utbt conclusion I express the
ithe hope that the pending canvass
rel may be conducted withoutr factional
to bitterness, and that action may be
tempered by the moderation which
y the should accompany the recollectioa
am." that fher all we are all Demooerts
wm ad ui , sad tee . few ia
smber to be. uameeerily
F. A. 0olnes. - ealer in Shoes,
We ese the frte gee the We keeps fall satk of
J SMEANS ,JAMES MEANS Mhoes
$ nSHOE annd llll :v ar.' t io n l nts
..O or ay.
$J SH E -Also have the largest sto k of
- - `p-- RUBBER OVER SHOES LIn
c "f -r,_ of all description, and
. o J RUBBER H3JNTINa BOOTS
rj o; a4 --in Vicksburg. Send for prices to-
HE I tl ES , SHOE SITORE,
r. 314 LEVEE STREET - VICKSBUIR. MISS.
.... -- ------- ---
SCoMINATIOeN- - OFFER
eBoth PorsablHistnry of The Untd States, for $2.75.
JACOE SCHAFFIER & Co.,
-e. -DEALER IN-
SGUNS AMMUllTION SPORTlIG GOOIDS HA.DWARE &s.
Gun REPAIRING Done
me VICKSBURG. . . . MISS
T IliI w I 101]l IISIIIIC COIMP ,
SsOF VICiCaBUti, MEl*.
ii- CAPITAL $100.0(00.00,
ling Jo. B. MaVL¥v, Ge. W. Hr'.lssOx, LarTR D. Wm.v.nors,
ae P reident.t.rePri delt cretary.
BJno. B. ,Mttinnly, .tm'l Fell, Pof . Willio1, F. [ Andrwm,
W. i M.motbur l, T. . n e (. - . iight, Julius Htlerner,.
sGe. . Irving, ' W. 11. Fitlhgh, I. II. Blaenbarn, W. Ii. Br r,
tar ;s . W. nltc n, J.J. Mutlna, V.O. Worrell, E.U. .: robr l,
Jas. P. R ch, R. . Beck, Vincent lsama, A. Warner.
*n, DWIC[.LLIGS EPl(ECIALLY DESIRED.
s uc-uents who are now solicIting Aubseriptions to the
'jflTflI j WEULY DETOIT I3E1 33 under its a at
O!Red offer of FOUR MONTHS FO
Syou - CENTS, are making. Three to Five
s in TO ollars per day with very little ff-rt. We want
now ,genta to represent us at ll the County and Distrtic
nV Fairs, and in every town in the U'nited States.
F liberal commisuions and csh pni es for largest lists.
e a DDONAT FRS DO(N' iOR that any one can
DOLLARS h"'e "Ta I "EEL "E P"'" °sent to tlheir ad
dress Four Months on Trial for 2.5 Cents. Ad dres
hbor A DAY. 11 TH5 ]f 5 RC 00., Detret, Eihk. .
2 Monroe Oil Compan,
on MONROE,'S : LOUISIANA,
ading L. D. IcLAlI, Prasirnt,.
ent, WiU pay ars.h for cottoes eed. at Aighet market prices: or eachaug c o.ton
nr M 12d meal for seed "
oneAle de~pered on board of boat or cars, at lew O.ans
TIHE GREAT FARMIndustrial and
"LMtotk Periodical of the south.
It [email protected] in its coastitaencv the
inteieut, progre ive d aU. sUst"
I sa adrertiaag medism for. the
Yanu Stoc'I.k. DieSt
mdl Pro tional YMntis absoltelY
iutlcc, spiteeJurdkioouty emptoY"
itve. By' reeamt rcbhae it now
cimbiae- The Dixlemer, Atlanta,
Ga.: the Piatatien, Montenery,.
Ale.: the Rral Sun, NaehVille
Tian., the !outhersn P aner' Monthly,
rusuasm , Us ; Moetbhern Word,
Atanta. Ga.; the Ph7eni:
Agprietist, Marietta, Ga. and anites
the pattres of these with its own
lain rgoe of sumcribners. The jeraa
sad Npe all testify to its great
me r as a medium for controllin
nouthern trade. ubhecription, one
veer in druaae, potare aide, $l'
v nln roopies went free. Advertise
en s, per line, 0~. We go to preso
the 25t of each month preceeding our
Tas.IULTIVATOR PrBLI4HIN(; Co
P. . O. Drawer , Atlanta, Gas.
• . ;
IO)'T No. 2of Pectko No. 17, Lot 5 of
section 7 I.,ts No. 4 and 6of mection 20,
east one'half or North-east one quar
of section 27, in township 16 range
thirteen east, comtaining 315 acres,
situate in the Parish t Madison Lsa
For terms and particulars, Apply to
J. t(. NP'Olt 33 and 35 TeoupatoUlas
St. New Orlans.-4t.
• p .o
Vi`;: ..' , '
FULTON M. MIRAE.
WVIIOLESALE A N) I E'TrA iL
laprte ali Daler a FoEisi alt Domestic rIots
Liasc el$, Lard "iLabrldn i el, IsatI I, Tnrpenltae, 1 ite Lead
NInd IPalts mad flassware,
FERFUIERT, HIM BRUIBUE. tT AITIrLES OF EVERT DER~CIPTICI
Fole Proprietor of the Great and onei imfallible Curn f Ch'kiill and Fever.
The Australi an lucayptun Globulus TsQnic.
I particularly call the attention of Planter. to
aIt k**rs *f lRRWlr flVIKl5 i
For immediate 1usc , such as Pills, Paregoric, Laudanum. *
Pleppermint, Sjpirits Nitre, (':ster Oil, in all size bottles fQ i
any size mIottles,
Litaieots, ConZ Preparatio anl every Imaginabls mi Ior r.
As far as prices are concerned, I ,i,'l,'y defy corripetitos.
No. I53 'Ws.ltingtoon Str Vicksbhrur, Miss.
LAKE OE SAW IILL
-I am prepared to deliver on board the oars, every description ef
at the shortest meti. atA upon most reasonable terms ter ash.
ALso THE FinirST QUALITY OF CYPRESS SHINGLIB.
Address J. L,. WVIL.SON,
Sminch 1-ly. Talldlah. Parish of Kadisen. Ia.
. LEWIS BROTHERS.
BIG SHOE STORE.
r. Wholesale and Retail Dealers is
SEvery Variety of Hand-Sewed
e 00ag" , 8I0l sad I1B31 " 00M.
In Diicult Fits Measures Takes and
CALL FOR OUR 2.50
1 , .. L ID BU Ol 5O 1 10 1 FOR LADill-. :
It is the Leading Shoe is the ity,.
ail Or4 P.IId6 W th ho Greatest aa..
W. 0. WORRLL,
hAYAID fIn lA III,CE BPImll . I S
eci l "
Nr -AREt M Lv
Five WARREN MIL.LS, . " '
SBook -selloer ~& Statonr.4
.a.stf•r the, ,IPr"
AMlERICAN NO BSWING MACINE:'
VICKSBURG, " - *MIS..,
M#Orders by Mail will eeelve Prompt AttqautI'.o
A. .PAXIOH & CO.'
PYOUNDERS AN~D ,MACH~NISTITi·
M ANUFASTUSERS' AETS,
VICK( tBURG, - ,_MISS .
-3ae iS a..a ad. hso SalS
__ sltai IIAUK PORTABLEISATLIOUARY hIahnS
Sermsor N wsee se sles ad Mt leios
HOaIE 1PO stUIl sI atl lNOI RoN.
DeltUag, loes sad PaeksLehle tiseeas sad Was er e. Vius, C .t
sad every kInd n d kte.g-d o tita .e - s.t 4
Estimates made sad workaen get out Or ppeltoate.'t -:
4, a 5*4I8RE ,a 40.,
rybn G clII nlGa l IrCa
Everything usually found in a General Store, and a great ISt
Spoctal Clothing Department
has been fitted up and fully stocked with Clothing, from the low grado
Working Suit, to the fine one, suitable for wear when calling on the
,l'rst Cla Goods, which will be sold for ecsh as cheap as the.y E
be urchasd elsehere. Cmer nd stee
(Ph ildelphia) Clothing, ready made, aend to Order. - -
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