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;, O I V O NORTH. . Grenada 10.-1 p.m I it Grenada 4.35 a.m j o Sol'T'l. -, i Pnss'g'r arr. Grenada 5.85 p.m % Mail an. at Grenada ii.35p.iii MISS. & TENN. RAILROAD. Mail, leaves Grenada 5.10 u. V Freight lvs. Grenada 11.00 p.m •>' Mail, arr. at Grenada 9.30 p.m j Ô' Freight, ar r. Grenada 4.13 p.m " i».,T..-/i~iit**rod at the Postotli. ,• ; , nvhàdà, Ml*., as 2d dass matter. | 4. C. P v r an II! ' V). 1. N. I No. N i. j J ! S j. z. ononOE. ! y is soon in nave ï or. v. s. senators, , s . WALTH ALL il $ * » " ! 8 edit For Governor, ROBERT LOWRY. For Lieutenant-Governor, • . g. D. SHANDS. For Secretary of State; GKO. M. GO VAN. For Treasure*)! W. L. HEMINGWAY. I ,|. Auditor of Public Accounts, W. W. STONE. For Attorney-General, T. M.jMITLEP. i .a Superintendent Education, j. lî 1'UIiSTON. r j. The Mississippi Deinoetaey is unit ed and firm in the resolve to maintain home rule. ___ hanged at Bowl tlie 28th of August S. W. Collins was ing Green, Ky., on ç,ï r ; Iio murder of Owen Ctterback. h At Talladega, Ala,, recently Shelby ] Montgomery Wiis executed for assas -I,,..ting Johnson Green in December Democratic Mississippi convention unanimously indorsed the administration of President < leve l'lie kite land. Birmingham, Ala. ., iiolt, nut and lock factory with a sand capital of o-ver one hundred tli dollars. rite Bluff' < ' i t y is one of tlie best markets in the .Southwest fermer M'otion of country to chants in this purelim supplies. Memphis is in dead earnest about car railways, and the ■ pushed to completion as her new street same soon as practicable. rill Calhoun, Ga., has recently suffered t i a small extent from the use*, in the hands of disreputable characters, ot dynamite or giant- powder, The differences between the Prin ters' Union and tlie Ledger of Mem phis have been adjusted, and every thing is now working smoothly. Our exchanges are so taken up with the proceedings of lit» State Conven tion this week, that we eau scarcely 1 U: Diaries Townsend c. was hanged tit llunt*vi[U, Ala., on tlie 28th ult., fur the murder of an old man named Madison. The murder was commit \ I cd la*! I lecemher Governor Lowry has granted Wm. Marlin, sentenced to !.. hanged by ci , 'cuit court of Jones county for assisting in the hanging of a negro, a respite until September 17th. Three attempts wert made by in , loiiaries lad week to burn the town of Columbus. We think a few yards • Iicinp would lie the best remedy aiiust ich crimes if the villains can lie captured. Panola county lia* been under Re p.ihlieun rule for -une time—long enough fur all decent people to be ■ ne disgn-icd with the condition of -mil's—and the- s.rdla Star is very e-ii'iiestiy pleading to the people to u ii e up and go in work in defence of ; : 11 ■ i r Tin- A ppcal says that it seems diffi vdi for Republican statesmen to re mcmliiT that there lias beenachange i t the parly in power. The Chicago 'l ime:- say* Hi-nator Teller's recoin nu i.itimi of a horwl-thief for office «a* a piece of inadvertence doubtless 'lue to a momentary forgetfulness of tiic tuet that this is not a Republican administration. • A colored man named Adam Horn was discovered stealing watermelons from another colored man named Jonc- -, by the daughter of the latter, i ml through fear that the girl would ■ Ye him away, he stubbed her with ■i knife and killed her. Horn has -ince then been captured and placed in jail. A little hemp isrecomiuend i' le for all nf hiskinq,and the sooner lie is suspended to the most conven ient limb' tlie better it « ill be for br abbling and honest people who work hard for a support. At Geneva, Illinois, two policemen w,.i'c kilnd hud woifli by unknown parties, leaving only jone man on duty to look after the inieiiests of the town. Tlie murders were committed about midnight, and in tile very'centre of tlie town. .No clew as to the perpe trators of the dark deed has yet come lo light, Imt it is supposed to be the work of a icing of burglars which in fesled the town. We would like to see these black-hearted villains cap tured and made to pgy the just penal ty of tlieir crime. Tlie readiness with which tlie Pres ident made an investigation of the conduct of one of Ills own oppnintees when charges «ere made on respon sible authority is an evidence of Ills luLerition to hold al|officers toastrlet performance of duty, and is a warn ing to all tin- reti'.f—Boston Adver tiser, Hep. The Grenada Gazette. I j j GRENADA, MISS., SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 1885. No. 3. Vol. 1. ; | j lteally it seems as if murder and J assassination were never more rife ! throughout the country than now. S it is almost impossible to look over ! an exchange hut what we see cliruni eled one, two or even more diabolical, bloody and heinous crime*. Only the merest excuse imaginable seems to lie sufficient inducement for one man t" murder another. And not unfrequently are they murdered with out a cause. Here is a muii who lias ever been known to be tlie friend and benefactor of his fellowmen. He has no safer lease upon his life than the most wretched and depraved of his race. Verily a good and honest man is no more respected than the black hearted villain. Tlie one is as liable to fall at the hands of an assassin as the other. Furthermore, not only are men thus slaughtered, but women and children as well. And this abom inable business is confined to no par ticular section or locality; it Is ram pant abroad and at home, We see by one mail the announcement that in a little town of Illinois two out of three of the municipal officers were the vic tims of malicious and blood-thirsty brutes. Come a little nearer home and the vicinity of our neighbor-town Holly Springs is the scene of a double tragedy. One man is persuaded by a faithless wife to murder her own hus band; and she in return is persuaded to murder the wife of the man who murdered her husband, not through any malice or dislike whatever, but that the wife of the murdered man and tlie husband of the murdered wo man might have full sway and enjoy their carnal appetites. How black must be the heart of 4 man,who could sit by quietly and unconcernedly and see another woman administer deadly poison to the wife whom he had pledged to love and protect so long as they both might live! Hut, is there no remedy against these sort of pro ceedings? Suppose the perpetrators are made to pay the extreme penalty of the law—surrender their lives for the one which they destroyed? Nine times out of every ten they die assert ing a full belief that they are going straight on to the "Golden City" by the nearest route. They have no fear of death and a hereafter. Then, what is the remedy ? is there a remedy? If so, it is beyond our reckoning to prescribe) it, THE PLATFORM. The following is a synopsis of the platform reported by tlie committee on resolutions and adopted by the convention : First—Fidelity to the «-oonHItition of the United .States, Second—Home rule and the preser vation of the State governments with their reserved and guaranteed rights unimpaired. Third—No interference by the mil itary power with the freedom of elec tion'and with the civil and political rights of citizens of tlie United States. Fourth—Protection of equal rights of all classes and Die prompt,vigorous and impartial administration of all criminal law, and to this end judges, peace officers and grand and petit jurors are exhorted to use vigilance, fidelity and promptness. Fifth—No discrimination on ac count of race, color or previous condi tion of servitude or birthplace, and no special legislation for the benefit of few and the expense of many. Sixth—Strict adherence in tlie se lection of officers to the Jeffersonian standard. Seventh—The continuance of the policy of retrenchment and reform inaugurated by tlie Democratic party. Eighth—Reduction of taxation to tlie lowest point compatible with the efficient execution of the law. Ninth—Corporations of every de scription supervisablo within the constitutional limits of State authori ty and subordinate to State legislation ill the interest and for tho protection of the people. Tenth—The perpetuity of free gov ernment depending on tlie virtue and intelligence of the people, we pledge ourselves to the maintenance of pub lic schools. Eleventh—Favors the rebuilding and keeping in repair of the Missis sippi river levees. Twelfth—Invites the co-operation of all citizens without regard to past differences, in support of tlie candi dates nominated by this on this platform of principle* • Thirteenth—It is the policy of the Democratic party to encourage the flow of immigration to this State, and recommend the passage of all needful laws and the making of all necessary appropriations to that end. Fourteenth—We invite the invest ment of capital and insure tojt all necessary legal protection.—New Mississippi»!!._ convention KAKTH worms. Shortly before lie died, the eminent naturalist, ('has. Darwin, astonished the slentiiic world by a treatise on tlie vast importance of the earth worms to tlie human race. The fer tility of our soil is duo to the labors of this despised and literally down trodden creature. By penetrating the earth ill every direction and ,1c positlng tlieir own remains therein, tlie fertility of the'soil is not. only kept up but added to. Their num bers are surprisingly large. In old pastures in England, Darwin esti mates that there were us many as 21,806 in an acre. Mr. Henson, an other savant, states that in garden ground there me as many as Üti,7.i7 worms in the acre. Urquliart states that in certain pasture land near Auckland, New Zealand, an acre was found to contain 848,480 worms. In another piece of ground tie found 784,080 worms to the acre. Tills im mense mass of wriggling nitrogenous matter made tho soil in which they lived and burled themselves extra ordinarily fertile. Were it not for these eaeth worms soils would soon become barren and half our rare would die of starvation. Yet this fact was never suspected until Darw in brought sienee to bear upon this interesting matter.— Demorest. ILLICIT 1.0 VF T a Man ami ¥ (tlon Ht Holly Leads» to tlie P«>i*oniiig of niiin, ami ( aiiFfn a Men**» M|»rli»jj**—-The Guilty l'».ir Ar rexted AV 1> 1 |o I*r«*]>ui'ill£ 1 dir Fllalit. Marshall Register Kxtra. Since issuing to-day's ilogistert this eomniuully lias been thrown into a fever of excitement and indignation by the announcement that Robert Doxey of this county ha sheen detect ed as the murderer of his wile, who died suddenly about two weeks ago and was hurried without having been seen by a physician, rested yesterday on the very his (light from the state with a Mrs. Johnson, who is also implicated in the crime, and tlie inteligonce lias just reached here that tlie matter is undergoing a judicial investigation to-day before a justice of the peace at Bethlehem, in this comity, about 25 miles east of Holly Springs. About four weeks ago Bob Doxey and Mrs. Johnston made a trip to gether to Tupelo, Miss,, during which time, as has been recently dis closed, they passed themselves off ns husband and wife. Shortly after tlie return of tlie illicit lovers from Tupe lo, Mr, and Mrs. Doxey were invited to Mrs. Johnson's, and while there Mrs. Johnson gave Mrs. Doxey piece of cantelope which she ate and died in two hours, It is said that tlie corpse turned black and decomposi tion set in immediately, but tho sus picion of no one was aroused at the time the remains were interred with out a post mortem examination. Since the death of Mrs Doxey, lier husband, Robert Doxey and Mrs. Johnson have been on Intimate rela tions, and both have sold what effect they had and have made stealthy preparations to flee tlie state, which excited the suspicion of Mr, John Doxey, the brother of the wife mur derer, and lie declared his suspicions to tlie neighbors, and tlie guilty wretches were arrest ed by Bob Over toil, deputy slewin'. During thwJnonth of last March Wash Johnson, the husband of Mrs. Johnson was found dead in a ditch with his neck Timken and his horse also dead, It was then thought that as Johnson was addicted to drunken ness that lie ran his horse into the last ditch and thus ended their lives but Bob Doxey was frequently in the company of 'Wash Johnson as lie came to and returned from town, and it is now hinted that Johnson as well as Mrs, Doxey was the victim of a diabolical and deep laid scheine upon the part of both Doxey and Mrs, John son to shift the galling yoke of mar lin! bondage by murdering the faith ful and innocent. The remains of Mrs. Doxey will be disinterred and the contents of the stomach and bow els will lie sent to the state chemist at Oxford for analysis, and all other efforts that can lead to a discovery of the truth will be made, Bob Doxey is a nephew of Gen. Tom Hindmun, and his mother, who lives in this city, is a most excellent woman, His brothers John Doxey and Hindman Doxey, are honest and J\t>Q Doxev well-to-do Both Doxey Doxey was ar eve of a .. tfini'- young i « as the daughter of a lander of this e unity, and Mrs. Johnson have a large num ber of small children whom they had deserted and left to the cold charities of the world that they might flee from the scene of their crime, Later—We learn from H. C. Cald well that Mrs, Johnson sold her place (o Trank Cawthorn for a horse and wagon, with tlie avowed inten tion of leaving the country, and that Doxey left last Thursday, and when Mrs. Johnston was arrested yesterday morning she had her wagon packed to leave, and had in her possession a bag of clothes belonging to Doxey. When Mrs Johnson was arrested she drew a pistol and resisted tlie officer. She is said to be a woman of splendid physical development and a beauty, though without any culture or education whatever, a blonde with flowing curls. The parties are being tried by Mayor Coker of Bethlehem. Mr. Green of this place met Doxey last Thursday on the New Albany road going in the direction of l'onto toc. Doxey was arrested in the town of Pontotoc, his brother John assist ing in tile arrest. Sheriff John B. Howard lias just informed us that John Doxey stated to him that lie believed that Hob Doxey had his wife poisened, 1 : In all Mississjpps save alone in Panola county, there is no political organization known as the Greenback party. And «-hut constitutes this so called party here? Himply a few office-seekers ifiid demagogues who deserted the Democratic party about eight years ago ; these men are sup ported by a handful of white adher ents and* they have (succeeded in at taching to th"eir fortunes the ignorant and prejudiced masses of the Repub lican party—tlie majority of tlie col ored voters. Most of tlie intelligent colored vo ters hold aloof from thi* faction and still adhere to tlie Republican party. And what is the result of this unho ly combination2 Why for years it has held in the hollow of its hands, Panola one of the richest, largest and most populous counties in Mis sippi, and lorded it over the mull who own most of the property and pay most of the taxes. In no other coun ty of this State docs such a condition of affairs exist. Now and here, is it not high time to call a halt and take a reckoning? We ask, shall we long er submit to the control of a combi nation which Is contrary to our in stincts and traditions, and subversive of nur best Interest, truest principles and highest asperations? Our public affairs are grossly mismanaged, taxes arc alums} double what they-, under Democratic control of 1 Ho county, and we submit, it is tlie prop er time to see sure and swifts deliver ance from such a recklesH, extrava gant and incompetent dénomination of self-eonstUated bosses. Panola was gloriously redeemed from lladi oui thrulldom in 1875, and let us in this good year of Democratic jubilee mete out the same fate to tlielr suc cessors.— Hart I i» Rta t. Mr. Gladstone is the owner of prob ably the longest pencil ever made. A manufacturer at. Kenwick has sent to him a walking-stick thirty-nine Inches long, made of cedar, and form ing a large pencil with a Burrowdale lend nearly half an ineli square run ning Llirough it. I tints a sol lid sil ver band which bears an inscription In verse. as were A LITTLE TAFFY. 1 irwH.YT A FEW or m u iaghmu* T h » vf to s \y of thk oazettf. - The Grenada Gazette, ' v V . H. I , Ladd has made its debut, and is a ! '* neat tasty and interesting paper.— ; l»l Winona Times. 1 a of of The Grenada Gazette, by Mr. W. . H. Ladd, a beautifully printed, well | it al edited, seven-column paper is a new candidate for public favor.—New Mis sissippian. Mr. W. M. Ladd lias started a new paper in Grenada called tl)"G Az.ette. It is a neat, newsy seven column sheet, and bids fair to take a high po sition in tho press of the State.—Tate County Record. Tlie Grenada Gazette, by Mr. W. II. Ladd, is before us. Its initial number appeared August 22i| and jesranee indeed, sucer -,—Holly presented a fine apt We wish it abundant Springs Reporter, We have received the first muni er of tlie Grenada Gazette, published by Mr, W, II. Ladd, and place it on our exchange list with pleasure. It is a seven column paper, well edited and beautifully printed.—Canton Cit izen, A new paper in Grenada, MiHS., called tlie Grenada Gazette, has just reached our office. Its editor, Mr. W. II. Ladd, displays taHte and ability both as to the make-up and editorial work in tlie first issue,—Starkville Times. a We have received tlie first copy of tim Granada G a hutte and place it with pleasure on our exchange list. It is edited und conducted bv Mr. Walter H. Ladd, whose modest salu tatory gives assurance of a laudable etlbrt to conduct a good paper.— Yazoo City Herald, The latest venture in Mississippi journalism is the Grenada Gazette, published by Waiter H, Ladd, It shows the impress of new type and good press work, and is very hand somely gotten up. * » « Journalistic ability is apparent in its columns,and we wish the Gazette success.— Oxford Falcon, We have just received tire first cony of a new paper started at Grenada, "The Grenada Gazette." It is cer tainly a neat paper,and well arranged in every way, \Ye trust that its fu ture may lie a bright one, and that it may receive liberal patronage. We gladly place it on our exchange list.— Cofleeville Times. We have received the first Issue of the ( i A zette, a new paper j list started at Grenada, by Mr. Walter H. Ladd, formerly publisher of the Sentinel at that place. Mr. Ladd is a practical printer of many years experience,and his paper evidences the fact that he is an able writer and thoroughly un derstands his business, We wish Mr. Ladd success in his undertaking.— Carrollton Conservative. a of a ni! lid num ber of the Grenada Gazette, with our valued young friend Walter H. Ladd as editor and manager. Gazette is a well gotten up and re markably neat seven-column folio, and witli Walter's energy coupled with his artistic skill, tile paper « ill take a prominent place in tlie jour nalistic arena, It is usclsss to add that we hope our friend Ladd «ill rake in U. S, currency by bushels.— Duck Hill Dispatch. We have received the first number of the Grenada Gazette, a very neat and well-edited paper, printed at Grenada, Miss., by Mr. Walter H. Ladd, who is editor und manager. The Gazette is Democratic in politics, but tlie following from its salutatory shows that il is not of the intolerant sort : "Although men may differ with us in politics—a privilege which we freely accord them—we shall treat them with that courtesy am] respect which is due them as feilowmcn and citizens." The ( Jazette lias our liest wishes for success and prosperity.— Vicksburg Post. We haw The The Grenada Gazette, with Mr. Walter II. Ladd as editor and mana ger, appeared on lait Saturday, a seven-column paper, and bears the marks of a -careful and competent printer itkjts mechanical make-up, and the impress of a mind by no means sluggish in the conception of thought, Mr. I,add has been raised in tills town and is well known as a steady, quiet man, who will pursue liis interests with »energy, and we hope, with success. The reading matter, both original and selected, was creditable, and we greet it with that feeling that should ever mark fair competition in all the arenas of life amongst honorable men of the same trade and profession.—Grenada Bentiuel. It is in it it Ho in Maxwell, the murderer, now in jajl at Ht. Louis is daily visited by ladies, who go into eestacies over his non chalance and evident goodbreeing.— Avalanche, Just such tomfoolery as the Ht. Louis ladies are incrcdited with, cause's many a poor wretch to commit murder for tlie sole purpose of being lionized. "sets on mentis the gibbet and a little hemp us the proper thing for tlie ostentatious He'iglishman, that the ladies will lead tlie poor fool to believe he will be carried to the "lmppy land" by Ids "good breeding" in a gorgeous chariot drawn by four, white horses with I.Vdi tails tied in a knot «'itli streamers of blue ribbon. The Ht. Louis ladies should be muzzled.— Duck J till Dispatch. We suppose when the jury Maxwell's ease" and reeoni \ si "ange story is told of a man who died at Atlanta, Ga., the other day. Thirty years ago, when he »as an In fant, bis mother missed a needle. Tlu Dr. said it had entered the child's body, and would come out h'.>.' An hour before his death he complained of an it, Hing sensa tion in nis shoulder, and a low min Utes I 'h ,' the lung missing needle forced its way out. 8011*0 'Sambo whar de log-ohain?" ■Hit' t wld ile harrow." 'W.I1 Y.itur lie harrow den? "Hit's will do log-chain.'. 1 "Wall whar doy noth den ?" . "I ley both to-gedder, if dey nint dey loss." I DIVERSIFY. From an article written for Hub-j hard's Directory we clip the following 1 * extracts which u-n feel confident will , 1 *.' 1 .,V * 1 '* , ' oa ' 1 »V a lar ^ «u«.l>er of our poo l»l p with interest, and perhaps profit, These facts are well worth the eon I»'™. » -» -*• *■*» . . , ,, . ,, | thl * blulu:h of iailartU T that they need make improvement ; "While It is true that Mississippi lias not raised stock for market, yet, it is also true that along her sea coast and in other sections of the State is found one of the finest stock coun tries on earth. It is well suited for raising both sheep and cattle. Tlie adaptation df the soil and climate to the culture of tlie grasses, and tlie mild short winters are among the ad vantages of this region for stock rais ing as a business. Tlie warm short winters, together wjth the tine natur al ranges, including wild cane in tlie river and creek bottoms, nearly'en tirely avoid the trouble and expense of fe eding and providing shelter in tlie winter. This is a very great ad vantage, and can scarcely be over estimated. The day is coming when the superior advantages of this State for stock raising will be discovered by tlie skill, capital and enterprise necessary to utilize them, and many persons will engage in a pleasant and profitable pursuit that will lead to in dependence and fortune. A diversified agriculture is the great need of Mississippi. A distin guished gentleman from Indiana,who has visited this State frequently within the last few years, says : "You have unsurpassed advantages for raising stock of all kinds, and for a mixed husbandry. All that is necessa ry to bring prosperity to tlie State is to set tlie vacant lands in grasses and enter largely into the production of stock," In his address before the Starkville Grange in March 1879, Dr. A. (J. Stevens said : "In grazing your lands,gentlemen, you not only insure restored fertility, but you also add beauty to your whole country. These gentle slopes and valleys, dressed in garments of green, will be most de lightful. Such have been the delight of mankind in all ages, associated as they are with Hocks and herds feed ing upon rich herbage. Primitively, herds of deer and be Halo grazed upon the wild grasses—you will have sub stituted herds of domesticated ani mals." Waiting to Hue Which Way tjje I'nllticul C'at Jumps. There are sene men wlm spend their lives iu the highly laudable amusement of attempting to "catch on" to public opinion and to land on the willing side iu every contest. No matter how great the excitement, how warm the zeal of sincere advo cates, they keep cool success as their idol ami wait to see on which banner victory will perch before they huzzali in a tone loud enough to be heard. True, they sometimes follow tho ad vice of Mr, Piewic, delivered with the wisdom and earnestness charac teristic of him, during the election excitement at Eatonsville, and un der tqe stress of tlie with the largest croud, but this is unusual, They feel their way until they see for certain, and then who so zelinis! "How great the victor, how glorious tlie battle, Hail to tlie Chief!" To use the time worn simile, tlie os trich no doubt deludes himself into believing that simply by hurrying his heap in tho sand lie secretes him self, but .does not every one near enough, see the rest of his body? An earnest sincere partlsian will al ways find plenty of opponents, but lie will also find plenty of friends. The men Oil the other side respect his zeal, if they do not his cause and when the strugle is.over they «'ill remember the first and overlook the last. Men of inteligenee will differ. No two minds are constituted alike but difference of opinion honestly [pntertnined makes fewer enemies and more friends than the neutrality only to be broken by success. shunt nion.i a. LOOK OFT FOB HIM. Homo smart negro sharpers, from northern latitudes, have been work ing the gulible colored population iu this neighborhood lately with a new racket. Tlie plan is to circulate a petition iu behalf of some colored church In St. Louis or elsewhere, and to solicit cash subscription. The scheme does not work well with the colored brothers, but the sisters plank up their nickels and quarters with amazing liberality. James Jef ferson, a heavy set negro of brown complexion, snort neck, and round face einbelished by a mustash and thin chin whiskers, is one of the bright intellects who has"eought on" to this scheme, He appeared In tlie city court yesterday arrayed in »fash ionable Prince Albert coat, cut In clerical fashion, dark brown pants, and the regulation stiff white collar. In his hand lie held a tall silk hat. The charge was "vagrancy.', Jeffer son produces credentials issued at Helena, authorizing him to preach unci pretended that lie was collecting funds for the erection of a church in Ht. Louis, As will appear iu tlie city court report, ins honor ordered him to leave town within 24 hours. Jef ferson is tlie individual who com plained at the station house Sunday that he had lost a thoustnd dollars. He is well known in Ht. Louis, and the police of that city class Him as an expert confidence man, lie will doubtless attempt to victimize some of nur neighboring towns. Look out for him.—Avalanche Wilkesbarre, Pa,, August 39.—The port that Preller, thesupposed vie il in tlie "Ht. Louis hotel murder ease, had been seen in this city and hud written a letter from hero to Maxwell, the alleged murderer, crea ted a sensation here this morning. Wliile little reliance is placed in the story, tlie police and tlie reporters of local papers are much exercised and pushing investigation in (ill parts of the city in an effort to trace the letter. As yet no clew lias been found. re an It is going tlie rounds now that Lamar is the best swordsman iu Washington. It really anpe the Secretary from Mississippi i good wherever you findhim. Lamar certainly the' greatest man in Un South, and many say, the biggest man in Washington.—Ex. at ill's 18 IH Subscribe for the (Ia&ütte. I Ml'SIf HATH CHARMS. ETC. The head of the Taxing District sat 1 * a il 1 '. s <Jfy office eslenluy morning me dltatlng, as is his wont, upon ihe 1 perverseness of human nature and the eu,sedncss of Ids cream colored mule, when a stalwart negro holding in his hand a banjo and a French harp minstrel. ( 'Morning ; what do you want," re plied the judge. "I'se a inusicianer, sah, an' I wants to git a "Wei is for to tlie ad tlie in ad and in the for a is and of the Dr. your add in de as feed upon sub ani permit to play on de street*." P you don't get it ; you would collect a crowd that would obstruct the streets, and worry business peo ple. There is plenty of cotton to pick now and all you fellows must clear out." "But, boss, I'se sick, and playin' is the only way I has of mailin'n livin'." "Can't help it. I wont give you a permit." "I'll tell you what boss," said tlie negro, "You never heard me play. Let me play you a tune, and if you don't give me de permit den I won't say nothin." Judge Hadden looked at Ihe banjo and it called back the days of his youth when lie had capered nimbly over a puncheon floor with rosy cheeked lassies to the tramming such an instrument. He hesitated a moment, and then got up and clos ed the door to keep out visitors. "Now lire away," lie said, resuming his seat, "The negro took His banjo out of the case, and after a little preliminary tuning, commenced to play. The banjo and harp blended well, and the music was realy good. After the first tune he looked at the judge and saw he was pleased. 'The negro was smart, and throwing his whole soul into iiis work he played that stirring tune. Oh, Buffalo gals, won't you come out to-night,. And dance by tlie light of the moon. Before lie had half finished the grave judge was keeping time with both feet, and some of the boys who were listening at tlie performonce through the keyhole say they heard a noise suspiciously lil 'knocking tlie back step" on the car peted floor. The negro grinned with delight when lie saw the impression he created, and played airs quick and devlish, asdid old Nick at "Alloways' auld haunted kirk." Then he chang ed and wound up with "Nearer, my God, to thee.." "I jinks you'll do," exclaimed Judge Hadden, when the concert ended, and at once wrote a permit for the man to play on the streets.—Ava lanche. so m it* one on No advo their ad with un is until so how tlie os into him near al but and «'ill the alike and only HOW TO KEEP HEALTH V. Never begin a dinner with pie, Never sleep in your overshoes. Never ride a thin horse bareback. Never walk fifteen miles before breakfast. Never carry a barrel of potatoes on your head. Never put your feet in the fire warm them. Never jump out of the w indow for a short cut. N "ver swallow vour food before you chew it. Never drink more than you can carry comfortably, Never give a tramp your slimmer clothing in the winter. Never jump more than ten feet catch a ferryboat. Never sit by a red hot stove with sealskin cap or ulster on. Never'thrust your knife more than half way down your throat. Never kick an infuriated bull-dog when you have slippers on. Never let your clothes dry on you when you are caught in tlie rain. Never walk into a parlor at a recep tion and put vour feet oil the niantel , It will cause the blood to run shunt piec to your head. «■eck while riding the street between One night last quietly along Bush's store und the livery stable two dogs ran out and for a while it.seemed as if Until horse and rider would tall prey to their viciousness. Fortunate ly our palfrey was too old and sedate to permit dogs to disturb lier equa nimity, consequently she jogged along quietly and no harm was done. Had we been on our thoroughbred there might have been a first-class funeral in town next day. Tuesday night while going from church «'itliout a horse, stick weapon, a little lice disputed our pas sage and it required a considerable amount of sweet baby talk to induce him to allow us to go on in the even tenor of our way. Tlie dog fraternity must by some means have gotten hold of the per sistency with which lie advoeati dog law before the committee on dinance tlie other night. We are now more persuaded than ever that Ihe whole lay out are and should be abated entirely. from work iu new a with Jef and the on" tlie In hat. at in city him Jef com and an will some out home 1 or nui sauces —Exchange. There is one thing of which we are glad. The question of national pat ronage has no effect on the polities Mississippi. Whetlmr this man that man is appointed to office makes no difference with our sturdy Democ racy. It is not dollars and cents, but principle which controls tlie action of our people. Not that ou r people are not interested in seeing that federal offices are filled by good Dem ocrats, for tlie sentiment is unani mous on that point, but there are other tilings for which we care much more. It would be ridiculous suppose that Mississippi does possess nome venal politicitiiiB, out we believe they are few and far tween and that the people cannot bought.—Yazoo City Herald. vie and to crea the of and parts the been No town can long live and prosper and grow that does not contain live business men who advertise their goods. Show us a town I hat is with out this class of men and we will »how you a town where the people complain of hard times and where enterprise is almost entirely wanting. Whenever you see a business man advertise in tlie newspapers you may bet he is not going to make an assign ment.—CousfBeaeom_ Governor Eaton, of Colorado, says that Ills State will be Republican ' long as intelligence and Republican ism go together," and in the same interview he warrants Toilers as 4 one of the aides! men that has ever been developed 1,1 our Western country. It is evident that there Is plenty room in Colorado for mediocre men, if Governor Eaton speaks Hie truth'| —New Missippian. that iu i Un at 18 To 8ubcoribers and Advertise. Don't forgot that tho Snbarripthv P.'ice of The Gazette in *1 r>o a yearX, six months 75 cents, in advance' 1 ' Advertising rates will lie given on application, and any other informa tion will he cheerfully given. No outs, electros., etc., will he in. serted unless composed entirely of metal. Address, "The Gazette," Grenada. Miss. ALBERT H. WHITFIELD, Attorney-at-Lav\ Grenada, Miss. £»"< mice Southwest corner S 1 ■lai'e. w. c. mclean, *. Attoniey-at-Law, Crenada, Miss. £48S"Ofiice over liranum & Goodwin's drugstore. to is a his of of W. H. F1TZ-CERALD, Attorney-at-Law, GRENADA, MISS. Office over Lacock <fc Garner s Furni ture Store, G. W. Thimble, M. I). Sin. B. Smith M. I). TRIMBLE A SMITH, Physicians, GRENADA, MiSS. J. B. GAGE Physician & Surgeon, GRENADA, MISS. Office upstairs on the Donkin corner. J. J. SLACK. ,r. C, LOXCiSTKKET, SLACK & LONCSTREET, Attorneys-at-Law, Grenada, Miss. Will practice in adjoining counties, Special attention given to business in the Federal ami Supreme Courts. J, m. BISHOP, * a id « out " the and my the At I. Wile & Co's. GRENADA, All work guaranteed. 1-52 John S. Ladd, Brick- M ason one and Plasterer, GRENADA, MISS. All kinds of Cistern work and Re pairing given special attention. W, E. SMITH, «m i js » South Side Public Square, GRENADA, MISS. All work warranted and done with dispatch, 1-52 on to for can to a run Jno. B„ Long, Plastering and Kalsomining Done on short notice and satisfaction» guaranteed in all particulars. ? « S j «■ * J, «» 8* d BBSS MEAT MARKET —A N D- — GROCERY STORE GRENADA, MISS. GREEN ST., Highest price paid for all kinds of country' produce. Gl'S, WOLFE, South side Public Square, GRENADA, MISS., Keeps the purest and best of two a or pas per s VfesA«, t Champagns Porter, Ale. Mineral Waters And everything in the line, i'esid those, lie lias a choice and well selected stock of For tlie NIcest and Best Graham Bread, Bye Bread, Cakes, Pies. Confectioneries, Canned Goods, Motions a or And everything to bo found in a first class establishment, call on nui J.D.Elyard, Creen S treet, Crenada. iVliss. BRING IN YOUR COTTON AN D CARRY OUT YOUlt BRICK ! are pat ot or but that are to not out J be- j be X A. CARL 7 Contractor & Builder, \NH 1,HALER IN Yellow i Lumber Cranada, Rliss. Also keeps on blind and for sale a large and choice lot af live will may 0 CINCINNATI TYPE-FOUNDRY says j so one of — A N D — PRINTING MACHINE WORKS, CINCINNATI, 0. 201 Vine Street, Tho typo Müll on this paper WH» tUa ; above found'y..—Ei>.