February 1889 T.E. Henry-City Tax Collector
Homemade lard-12 ½ cents per lb. Commercial lard-10 cents per
Choice baled hay at 85 cents.
Iuka will soon have a bank with capital stock of $10,000.00.
The safe has been purchased and the charter secured.
The Kossuth School now has 18 boarding students.
Quite a bold robbery was committed here last week. Sneak
thieves entered the residence of Mr. J.H. Epperson, who was absent from
home and stole two feather beds and some small articles. No clue to the
perpetrators, although Mayor Formby has walked 3,000 miles looking for
MEMPHIS & CHARLESTON RAILROAD
With 4 daily through trains, 4 pullman sleepers, making all
Died near Old Danville, this county, Sunday the 7th
instantly, Sherrod M. White, aged 71 years. Mr. White was one
among the first settlers of the Old Danville neighborhood, moving there from
Tennessee about the year 1840. He was a member of the Primitive Baptist
Church. He leaves one son and five daughters and a large number of friends to
mourn his death.
Harps, 5 cents to $1.00 each at T.E. Moore’s.
J.O. Liddon and Company sell Coats spool cotton
for 50 cents per dozen.
GRAND OPENING OPENING NIGHT PRICES
Mrs. Mary Lizzie Allen has fitted up one of the neatest
and most inviting Ice Cream parlors ever in Corinth.
Ice Cream and cake 10 cents. Strawberries and cake 10 cents.
Lemonade 5 cents. West of Huggins and Cobbs.
MARRIAGE LICENSE ISSUED.
J.F. McCord and Miss Maggie Simmons.
Emanuel Wolf and Miss Rosa Rubel.
Thos. Simmons and Miss Lizzie Kiddy.
J.B. Gurley and Miss Sallie Martindale.
Martin Meredith and Mary Garrett.
The Corinth Bank, run by Messers. Sekeles and Rubel
in connection with their mammoth dry goods establishment, was closed to the
public on the 1st, for the reason that there were more work
attached to it than profits resulting therefrom.
W.W. Worsham, Dealer in Coffins and Undertakers Goods.
J.M. Martin, Dealer in Staple and Fancy Groceries, At
Bell’s Old Stand, Corinth, Mississippi.
Hamlin, Henry and McPeters
Dealers in furniture, sash doors, blinds, wallpaper, picture
frames, moulding, etc. Also full line of family groceries.
Reynolds Brothers. Corinth and Iuka Mississippi
G.W. Reynolds and J.B. Reynolds, Attorneys at
Yellow jersey butter, 25 cents per pound from Mrs. J.F.
Mr. E.J. Green, of Rienzi, on the 5th killed
a pig six months old, which weighed 182 pounds.
Superintendant, J.M. Dickey, assisted by a corps of
workmen, is pushing his improvements at National Cemetery with a vim.
The Agricultural Wheel of Alcorn County offers a premium of
$5.00 on the best acre of cotton, $5.00 on best acre of corn and $2.50 on the
best acre of oats. W.A. Richardson, Kossuth Mississippi
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ALLOWANCES
T.J. Jobe, timber for road 55 cents
Gaines Chapel, timber for road 55 cents
Annie Ross, timber for road $1.50
M. Jackson, half price for cleaning county privy 1.00
J.P. Burge, medicine for poorhouse 8.85
A.L. Wood, mattress for jail 2.5