Signs of Progress. 1887
ELLISVILLE. Shot In the Eye Signs of Progress. Eixisyille, Miss.. Dec 18. ISpecial. Mose Morgan, a negro man, working at Arrington's Mill, near here, assaulted Mr. Bob Airing ton with a scantling yesterday and was shot in the eye. The wound is probably fataL Ellisville is the banner pinewooda town of the state. Her cotton shipment wiil reach 10,000 bales, besides an immense amount of wool, lumber, turpentine, poultry, etc. The people will next year engage in truck farming to some extent, and with this addition to the industries an enduring prosperity is certain.