Corinth Herald, Corinth, Mississippi, Thursday, March 2, 1899
City and County
A record of Current Events Told in Brief Paragraphs.
The wedding bells are ringing, listen.
Fresh taffey at the Kandy Kitchen.
Fresh cheese at the Kandy Kitchen.
Mr. Charley Reed is in the city this week.
Give me a call. J.A. McAmis, Waldon Street
Table and Pocket Cutlery at J.A. McAmis.
Will McCann has returned from Selmer, Tennessee.
Lunch Baskets, at McAmis’ Hardware store.
Burt, and rust proof oats at R.T. Bynum’s.
Disston’s Narrow Saws. Corinth Hardware Co.
Oranges 25 cents a dozen at the Kandy Kitchen.
Mr. Frank Williams visited in the country last week.
Send your job printing orders in The Herald office.
Mr. Chas. Johnson left Tuesday for Stuttgart, Arkansas
Mr. Bud Jones of Burnsville, was in the city Tuesday.
Mr. Wm. Moore was a visitor in the city first of the week.
Mr. Dee Morgan left Saturday night for Birmingham, Alabama.
Mr. W. T. Adams made a business trip to Memphis Tuesday.
Buy your plow lines, back bands and chains from J.A. McAmis.
Mr. Monroe Pepper of Bolivar was the guest of friends here this
We keep sewing machine needles of all kinds, Corinth Hardware Co.
For seed potatoes, onion sets, bulk peas and beans go to R.T. Bynums.
Messrs. Walter Walker and A.L. Hensley visited Jackson a
few days ago.
Elder A. Kendrick, of Kendrick, Mississippi, was in the city
Doctor Sasser, of Middleton, Tennessee, was in the city a short
Miss Kate Smith, of Wenasoga, was visiting friends here the first
of the week.
Mr. Joe Shackelford is at home after an extended stay in and near
New and beautiful styles of wallpaper for sale at Hamlin’s.
Messrs. Barney Burnett, James and J.B. White of Rienzi,
were in the city Monday.
Mr. Bruce Lamay returned Tuesday from a visit to his home folks in
Call on S.Q. Bass for fresh pork, good beef, groceries, nice
butter, etc. ‘Phone 29.
Mr. M.V. Counce and family moved back to Tishomingo county the
first of the week.
Miss Rubye Long left Tuesday morning for a visit to relatives and
friends in Booneville.
Mr. Harry Cross has been in the city the past few days, greeting
his many friends here.
Miss Ella Donaldson of Booneville is visiting relatives and
friends in the city this week.
Mr. Albert Amons, of Bolivar, Tennessee was the guest of friends
in this city the first of the week.
Mr. M.O. Elledge, a prominent businessman of Burnsville, was in
the city Tuesday on business.
Messrs. H.H. and C.S. Ray of the southwestern part of the county, were in
the city Monday.
Call on S.L. Sanders for the celebrated Ox Blood and Bone Cotton
Guano. Headquarters at C.C. Dalton’s.
A new restaurant has been opened over Sanford and Skillman’s
store on Franklin Street.
Mr. Frank McGill, baggage master on the Southern, spent Sunday in
the city with homefolks.
The many friends of Col. W.M. Inge will be glad to learn that he
is convalescent from his recent illness.
Go to Hamlin’s and select your wallpaper from the beautiful new
designs just received, prices reasonable.
Mrs. Howard H. Scrape, after a visit to relatives in the city,
left Tuesday morning for her home in Aberdeen.
Mrs. J.C. Price is visiting in St. Louis this week, together with
her husband, who has been there several days.
Mr. H.S. Sprouse attended the funeral of his sister-in-law, Mrs.
Rena Scruggs, in Tishomingo County the 26 ult.
Mr. Walter Guthrie is home from Charlotte, North Carolina, having
been called home on account of the death of his father.
Mr. J.W. Hardy spent Saturday and Sunday in our city in the
interest of the
Collier Publishing Co., Memphis.
Mr. Paul Carlos, who was the guest of Mr. J. E. Young and
family last week, left Friday for his home in Athens, Alabama.
Mr. A.H. Sory, who has been out at Mr. S.N. Payne’s for the
past month, has moved into one of Mr. Morrison’s new houses.
Mr. Lloyd Garrett, of Pocahontas, Tennessee, and Prof. Wm.
Hudson were visitors in the city Sunday afternoon and evening.
Call on S. L. Sanders for the celebrated Ox Blood and Bone Cotton
Guano. Headquarters at C.C. Dalton’s.
Mr. Robert Williams came down Monday afternoon from the Iuka
Normal Institute and spent the night with his parents in the city.
Misses Lillian and Bobbie True, two charming young ladies of
Booneville, were the guests of Miss Rubye Long here first of the
Elder James H. Brooks will preach in Guntown Saturday night and
Sunday at 11 o’clock, and at Saltillo Sunday afternoon and at night.
Mr. S.Q. Bass has had a telephone placed in his meat market. His
No. is 29, and he is ready to receive and fill orders from any part of the
Harris’ Business College, of Jackson, Mississippi will refund half of
your tuition, under the guarantee plan, if they fail to secure you a
Miss Birdie Wardlow, who has been attending the Normal Business
College here, returned to her home in Pochahontas, Tennessee last Saturday
Mr. Walter Byrd, salesman for R.T. Bynum, has been confined
to his room for several days with measles. His father from Kossuth is
The Corinth Mercantile Co., are moving their large stock of dry goods and
groceries to their new stand, the Baxter building on Waldron Street,
Miss Lovie Walker, sister of our townsmen; Messrs. C.H. and Homer
Walker was a visitor in the city Sunday, leaving Monday for her home
in Verona, Mississippi.
Miss Julia Harrison, of Amory, Mississippi, after spending several
days as the guest of Mrs. J. F. Derryberry in the city is now
visiting friends near Wenasoga.
Tablers Buckeye Pile Ointment is no panacea, but is recommended for Piles
only. These it will cure. Price 50 cents in bottles; Tubes, 75 cents. C.H.
Walker Drug Co.
Wanted, about 200 or 250 live quail, at once. Market price paid for same.
Abe Rubel & Co.
Mr. W. G. Oberst, representing A. N. Kellogg Newspaper Co.,
was a pleasant caller yesterday.
Mr. John Epperson, who sees that there is water in the tank for
the thirsty Southern engines at Eagle, was in the city last Thursday on
business, and called on us.
Those who want the grandest treat, will do well to see H. A. Huff
about "Our Wonderful Victories," told by Dewey, Schley, Joe Wheeler,
and other heroes, Corinth, Mississippi.
Prof. H. J. Williamson visited Mrs. Williamson and children
in Cherokee, Alabama, Saturday and Sunday, returning Sunday afternoon. They
will join the professor here as soon as a suitable house can be secured.
Are you restless at night, and harassed by a bad cough? Use Ballard’s
Horehound Syrup. It will secure you sound sleep, and effect a prompt and
radical cure. Price, 25 cents and 50 cents. C. H. Walker Drug Co.
Mr. George E. Burbank left Monday for Cherokee, Alabama, on a
business trip to his stone quarry (can’t read the words) place. He was
accompanied by Mr. C. G. Barnett. During the recent bad weather Mr.
Burbank has been unable to fill all of his orders, because of the
inability to get the stone from the quarry to the cars.
Measles is almost epidemic in the surrounding country as well as in town.
Prof. William Bennett, who is teaching the Holly school four miles
west of town, while stopping in the Herald office a few minutes last
Saturday, told us that the bad weather and measles together had almost
broken up his school, about twenty-one of his pupils being absent.
Prof. J. O. Looney, of Jacinto, was in town Monday last. There is
a strong solicitation being made to induce him to offer himself as a
candidate for the state senate. It is the general opinion that he would
carry Prentiss county without serious difficulty. Prof. Looney is
well equipped for a legislator and we would be glad that he would offer for
Frequently accidents occur in the household, which cause burns, cuts,
sprains and bruises. For use in such cases Ballard’s Snow Liniment
has for many years been the constant favorite family remedy. Price, 25 cents
, and 50 cents. C. H. Walker Drug Co.
Teacher’s Meeting Postponed.
On account of the continued bad weather the Teacher’s Meeting advertised
for Bethel February 11th has been postponed till March 11th,
when the published program will be carried out.
J. O. Looney, County Supt. Jacinto, Mississippi, Feb. 27th.
On March 10th, 8 o’clock p.m. Mr. Frederick Henry Tschudi
will give his fourth organ recital, of the second series, in the
Presbyterian church. A special feature of the program is the selection from
music, "Shakespeare’s Mid-Summer-nights’ Dream," by Mendelssohn. Program in
full next week.
Dawson, Texas, Feb. 20, 1899. To the Corinth Herald: On Sunday Feb. 19,
at the residence of the bride’s mother, Mr. J. C. Edwards, of Dawson
and Miss Gertie McGee, of Hillsboro, were united in the holy bonds of
wedlock. The groom was formerly of Corinth, Mississippi, Alcorn county, and
the bride from Iuka, Mississippi, Tishomingo county. They were a happy young
couple and have a host of friends both in this place and in Mississippi, a
large number of whom attended the marriage ceremony, and all wish for them
every happiness possible in this life. May God bless them in all their
undertakings and give them a long and happy life. I am, as ever, their
friend. TEXAS BOY.
Children who are troubled with Worms are pale in the face, fretful by
spells, restless in sleep, have blue rings around their eyes, bad dreams,
variable appetite, and pick the nose. White’s Cream Vermifuge will kill and
expel these parasites. Price 25 cents. C. H. Walker Drug Co.
Cure Cold in Head.
Kermott’s Chocolates Laxative Quinine, easy to take and quick to cure
cold in head and sore throats.
Rev. H. H. Shawhan will preach in the Presbyterian church next
Sunday morning and evening and possibly for several weeks, while the present
pastor Rev. John S. Park takes a vacation and makes a short visit to
Montemorelos, Mexico, etc. Every one cordially invited to hear Rev. H. H.
Sunday School and League services as usual. The Pastor Rev. T. W.
Lewis, will preach Sunday morning on "Our Citizenship," and at night on
"Translation into the Kingdom of Christ." Everybody invited. Hearty welcome
Bible school, the Lord’s Supper and Christian Endeavor meeting at the
Chewalla School, Laydon.
We are sure the 22nd was observed in most of Alcorn county’s
schools, and we prophecy that the next paper will team with their reports of
We do not wish to be left out; so, if you will kindly allow us to
introduce ourselves, we will tell something of our celebration and let our
sister schools know that we are patriotic also.
We are students of the Laydon school, and we are a very small band. We
prepared our exercises ourselves—our teacher Miss Laura Blankenship
only just selected our pieces for us. We invited our parents and friends to
come in the afternoon and they attended with alacrity.
We had numerous readings, some songs, and each one had an appropriate
recitation. We had instrumental music of our own manufacture. It consisted
of only a fiddle and banjo but every one seemed to enjoy it. We will long
remember Washington’s birthday.
Elder Joseph L. Guthrie died on Sunday, 26th ault., at
his home in north Corinth from an attack of apoplexy. His health had been
rather precarious for some weeks, but he was at his place of business
Saturday prior to his death. He was about 65 years of age, a member of the
Primitive Baptist church and had resided with his family several years in
Corinth. The numerous friends throughout the country are grieved to learn of
his death. The remains were laid to rest at Antioch church, seven miles
south of town.
Aunt Cynthia McCord, after an affliction of three years or more,
died at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. J. E. Gift, in this
city, 2 o’clock a.m., February 28th. She was a devoted member of
the Cumberland Presbyterian church and was in her eighty-first year. The
funeral services were held at the residence, 10 o’clock yesterday morning,
conducted by the pastor of the C. P. church, Rev. John Dishman, and
the remains were interred in the city cemetery.
Mr. Frank Owens, while at work on a building being erected in the
southern part of town, was fatally injured Monday afternoon by a scaffold
falling, precipitating him to the ground. He was on one knee, sawing a piece
of timber, when the fastenings gave way and fell a distance of about thirty
feet, causing injuries from which he died Tuesday, Feb. 28. Another
gentleman on the scaffold only saved himself by catching to a tressel. Mr.
Owens recently moved here with his family, a wife and two daughters,
from Ripley, Tippah county, where he was well known, having at one time been
a marshal of the town of Ripley. The burial took place yesterday at the city
cemetery. The Herald extends sincere sympathy to the bereaved ones.
Funeral sevices were conducted at 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon by Rev’s
Brooks and Wesson.
Corinth Herald Newspaper
Special Correspondence to the Herald.
Our school has improved considerably since the bad weather
Rev. Thornton filled his regular appointment at the Baptist church
Saturday and Sunday.
The infant son of Mr. Tom Ervin died last Saturday.
Mr. Frank Jones is on the sick list this week, also little Vernon
Rev. Smith, of Booneville, failed to fill his appointment at the
Methodist church Sunday afternoon, we suppose it was on account of the bad
The Ladies Aid society meets next Monday afternoon at Mrs. Savage’s.
We are sorry to announce the death of Mr. Jim P. Jones, which
occurred at his home on Thursday last. His remains were interred in the
Presbyterian Shiloh graveyard three and one half miles west of this place.
Special Correspondence to the Herald
Mrs. Kate Mayors is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ex
Prof. Looney’s baby has been quite sick with pneumonia for several
Mr. P, M, Bridges left Monday for Farmersville, Texas.
Mrs. J. Q. Melton was here last week.
The first quarterly meeting for the Jacinto circuit was held here last
Friday, also preaching at 11 o’clock by the presiding elder, T.Y. Ramsey.
We have often heard the expression, "run like a turkey," but Mr. George
Melton has demonstrated to his friends here that he can fun faster
than a turkey by actually running one down, and they ate the same turkey for
Mr. Cato Riddle was here last Sunday.
Mr. Andy Hutchens our faithful mail carrier, did not fail to bring
the mail but one or two days during the recent cold spell. This class of men
who are serving the public should be well paid but in many instances they
are not. SELLA.
FARMER AND HINKLE
Special Correspondence to the Herald
Quite a change.
Stay at home boys.
The weather is some better.
Rev. W.M. Henderson made a business trip to Corinth Friday.
Our teacher gives us a lecture at least once a week, and they are getting
better, (and I believe we are to) his subjects are very strong and to the
Mr. Mart Dilworth the photographer from near New Hope taken the
picture of our school
We were glad to have the presence of our faithful trustees, Messrs.
Dilworth and McCord, write us Friday afternoon and also glad to
have their pictures with the school group.
Prof. J. O. Looney passed through our city last week enroute for
The exercise at the school building last Friday was very good, but room
We are beginning preparations for the closing exercises of our school,
which will soon be at hand.
We had a right nice rain Saturday night.
C. T. Prince was in our burg Sunday.
Carrell Smith was in Chewalla, Sunday.
W. C. Derryberry went to Corinth Saturday.
Miss Rosa Derryberry, is at home now.
J. S. Hayne will take charge of the Chewalla section the first of
They say there was an awful nice dance at Mr. Joe Blankenship’s
The beautiful spring is coming. Soon be time to begin a crop, but
remember don’t raise that worthless stuff they call cotton. "Dear Farmers."
Success to the Herald and its editor, Mr. J. A. Bishop. We hope he
will have success in his future business.
Mr. M. H. Hensley was very sick Saturday with headache.
Lots of rain, mud and la grippe in this vicinity.
J. M. McCullar says the wind blew so hard Saturday night that he
could not see it thunder.
Well, as there is not much news I will close.
As I haven’t seen anything from this place lately I will give you a few
Our city is quite a hustling place-Another new store was erected by G.W.
Lancaster & Son. Who next?
We are pleased to report that Mrs. Mattie Evans who has been sick
on the list for some time is better.
Mr. Will Byrd of Kossuth attended preaching at Pleasant Grove
Dr. Scally was called to the bedside of Mr. John Kyser who
is very sick.
Some of our young ladies say they had a jolly time skating during the
recent sleet and the boys hunting. One boy reported having seen fifty
rabbits one day but said he did not waste any ammunition shooting at the
Hinkle is very attractive to the eye, so some of our people say.
Mr. Ira Kinningham of Dry Run was the guest of Mr. W. V. S.
Rogers Tuesday night.
Mr. James Coke of Kossuth passed through Monday en route to
It seems that agents are quite numerous.
Mr. W. G. Rogers, (can’t read) been spending several days with
home folks, started Monday en route to Tishomingo and Itawamba counties
where he will resume his business selling medicine.
Rev. N.P. Fullilove delivered an eloquent sermon at Pleasant Grove
We learn that Mr. John Alvis is making preparations to have a new
Mr. Walter Elliott is now clerking for Mr. P. G. Mills.
M. Lee Alvis has improved his farm considerable since he moved on
it. He has a fine young orchard set out and the place looks neat and trim.
We learn that B. F. Evans & Bro. Have brought a half interest in
Mr. Collins sawmill.
When you want good coal oil go to G. W. Lancester’s.
Next Friday will close the Pleasant Grove school. Some of the pupils have
gotten up some very interesting pieces to recite. Prof. Dickson has
made a very efficient teacher.
Sheriff W. B. Wilson made a business trip to Rienzi yesterday.
Mr. John Gipson was in the city a short time the first of the
See change in advertisement of Hall & Williams, Corinth’s
merchant tailors, in this issue.
A new term of the Normal Business College began yesterday. See
advertisement on other page.
License was recently issued by our worthy clerk W. T. McPeters for
the marriage of Mr. J. D. Latch to Miss Macy Johnson.
We had the pleasure of meeting Mr. W. P. Cowan of LaGrange,
Tennessee, in our city yesterday. Mr. Cowan purchased property of Mr.
D. J. Hyneman a few months ago and will soon move to Corinth with his
Mr. Phil. W. Patterson, the worthy Chancery clerk of Tishmingo
county, accompanied by his wife, paid our city a short visit a few days ago.
While in the city he paid the Herald boys a pleasant call. He is a model
Mr. Carral Johnson and Miss Bell Dancer were united in
marriage by Esq. J. W. Potts a few days since. We extend
congratulations to these young people wishing them all of lifes joys. Esq.
Potts is about 38 years of age and has performed the marriage
ceremony for thirty-nine couples; who can beat it?
From some cause that part of Cruise street between Franklin and Taylor
streets has never been graveled, why, we do not know. But we do know that it
should be done at once. During the recent bad weather the writer saw a dray
loaded with seven barrels of flour, mired to the hubs, and the team, two
mules, had to be taken out and the dray unloaded before they could get out.
By all means give us more gravel and better streets.
IN THE FIELD
Mr. T. M. Darnall, one of Alcorn county’s most popular and
progressive citizen’s, announces his candidacy in this issue for the office
of County Treasurer. Mr. Darnall is a thorough Democrat and says he
is willing to abide by the primary. His well known ability and fine business
qualities have induced his host of friends to insist on his becoming a
candidate for the office, and there is no doubt if Mr. Darnall is
elected he will make an efficient and capable County Treasurer.
The name of Mr. John A. Gray as a candidate for the office of
County Treasurer will be found in this issue. Mr. Gray is one of our
best citizens, and four years ago was a candidate for treasurer, being
second in the race. He is a man of worthy attainments, having struggled form
an orphan boy to manhood; becoming one of Alcorn counties foremost citizens,
knowing and believing that the citizens of the county are desirous for his
further success and also being in every way capacitated for the office to
which he aspires he offers his services, and if elected promises to do the
right thing in every particular.
No candidate yet for representative. Alcorn county people are waiting,
expecting of course the office to seek the man. Or for "many friends" to
shake the "brush heap" and start one a running, guessing of course that
others will join in the chase.
Baldwyn, Mississippi, is having an electric light system put in.
Notice.—S. Bondenet has moved his Shoe Shop to the room under
Inge & Lamb’s law office, on Franklin street, corner Waldron
street. Call on him for the best work. He is reliable and his prices will
Don’t irritate your lungs with a stubborn cough when a pleasant and
effective remedy may be found in Ballard’s Horehound Syrup. Price, 25
cents and 50 cents. C.H. Walker Drug Co.