Misc. Newspaper Clippings 1899

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 week.

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 Tuesday.

Doctor Sasser, of Middleton, Tennessee, was in the city a short time Tuesday.

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 Ripley, Mississippi.

New and beautiful styles of wallpaper for sale at Hamlin’s. Reasonable prices.

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 Florence, Alabama.

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 week.

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 city.

Harris’ Business College, of Jackson, Mississippi will refund half of your tuition, under the guarantee plan, if they fail to secure you a situation.

Miss Birdie Wardlow, who has been attending the Normal Business College here, returned to her home in Pochahontas, Tennessee last Saturday evening.

Mr. Walter Byrd, salesman for R.T. Bynum, has been confined to his room for several days with measles. His father from Kossuth is attending him.

The Corinth Mercantile Co., are moving their large stock of dry goods and groceries to their new stand, the Baxter building on Waldron Street, this week.

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.


Live Quail

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 election.—Booneville Plaindealer

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.

Another Recital.

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. Shawhan.



Methodist Church.

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 to all.

Christian Church.

Bible school, the Lord’s Supper and Christian Endeavor meeting at the usual time.


Chewalla School, Laydon.

Dear Editor:

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 good times.

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. THE PUPILS.




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 Ketcham.

Rev. Smith, of Booneville, failed to fill his appointment at the Methodist church Sunday afternoon, we suppose it was on account of the bad roads.

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. ELEVE.



Special Correspondence to the Herald

Mrs. Kate Mayors is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ex Hollandsworth.

Prof. Looney’s baby has been quite sick with pneumonia for several days.

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 dinner.

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.



Special Correspondence to the Herald


High waters.

School good.

Lookout soon.

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 point. See!

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 Wayside.

The exercise at the school building last Friday was very good, but room for improvement.

We are beginning preparations for the closing exercises of our school, which will soon be at hand. STUDENT.



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 March.

They say there was an awful nice dance at Mr. Joe Blankenship’s Saturday night.

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. EX PARTIE.



As I haven’t seen anything from this place lately I will give you a few dots.

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 Sunday.

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 pretty creatures.

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 Pontotoc.

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 Sunday.

We learn that Mr. John Alvis is making preparations to have a new dwelling erected.

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 week.

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 family.

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 county officer.

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.



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 suit.


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.

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