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i At Wholesale Cost! Up to and including Dec. 24th, we offer our entire stock of " Ladies' Suits, Coats and Skirts, Men's and Boys' Clothing, Over Coats and Trousers AT Wholesale Cost - ... s Our stock is clean and new, and ' we will save you money. Don't buy without giving us a call Walter B. Patty. BIG ASSORTMENT OF Jacobs Christmas Candies JUST RECEIVED Let us have your order now. We have also received an assortment of Stationery in Holiday Boxes, v Holiday Boxes, ' Christmas Tags, Christmas Post Cards, New Year Cards. Macon Drug Company AGENTS - Jacobs Candy , Norris;Candy . Ill I , or w 4V-W THE HOME Of Quality Groceries TO ALL ! IF WE ARE To Have The Pleasure . of Assisting You In Getting up that Christmas Spread You Would Be Justified in Inviting Santa Claus Himself ! He is a Great Champion of Quality. TRY THESE THEY'ILL PLEASE Cranberries Cranberrs Sauce Celery French Peas Mushrooms Nuts ' :' Raisins Datei Grape Fruit Grapes Orange Applet Complete Assortment of California Canned Goods. SEAL BRAND" COFFEE FRUIT CAKE Henry M. Jones. "Cabbage Plants, Beet Plants, Lettuce Plants" Before placing your. order for Plants, are these facts not worth considering? 1st. The Plants you buy from us are Plants off the sameSeed Bed we use on our own Farm. 2d. We make good all bona fide Shortages. 3d. We Guarantee you Prompt Services, (weather conditions permitting) 4th. We have been in business for years and know how to grow Plants that will satisfy the Buyer. . E Our prices are as follows I In lots from 1 to 5 Thousand, S1.00; 5 to 10 Thousand and over, 7So per 1000 f.o.b. here cash with order. Future orders will be accepted and delivered when wanted We guarantee our Plants to be Frost Proof. THE ONLY PLANT CO., Meggetts, S. C. Mules Cheap! t&&ttftr& Crnter Point. Nft s Kw,neth Pl. Mobile. Ala FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE For i good mule twogdedmilchcow Jre.hw.th thjrfcaK Bhuquale.lt. .Miss. FOR RENT Store house next doer south of Beacon office. Apptf to 3. J. Feibelman. Piano for Sato. A Kranich & Bach piano: upright; comparatively new; in good endlt!n' Terms reasonable, Apply at tbie mce See our newr electric coffee roaster and steel cutter, the machine that cuts the coffee after we roast it. At Crig ler's, phone 25. r Get a sample of our fresh roasted coffee, Origter's, phone 25. Aunt Mary's one-pound fruit cakes. Also two and five pound fruit cakes at Crigler's, phone 25. Crystallized pineapple, cherries, orange and lemon peel at Crigler's. If your subscription is due, pay it, Personal and Local Items Miss Lula Griggs, of Memphis, is at home for tho holidays. Miss Annie Lou Elkin, of Georgia, will spend Christmas at home. 1 Misses Anne Fant and Elma Prutt will spend the week with Mrs, Julius Cannon. Mr. Dan Brogan, of West Point, was in town this week, and disappointed all of his friends. Mrs. Bessie Price Williams,' who is teaching in a school in Grenada, is at home for ,the holidays. Messrs. Sam Harkins. of Virginia, and Edwin Harkins, of .Tennessee, are at home for the holidays. Miss Eleanor Jones and Rita Binion of the M. S. College, Holly Springs, ore at home for the holidays. " Whitman Davis and family of the A. & M. college are with Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Featheiston. Mrs. Wm. Cunningham and Mrs, Calvin Hambrick, of Brooksville, were shopping in town Wednesday. Miss Lyda Will Wyatt, a student of the East Mississippi College at Meri dian, is at home for the holidays. Miss Bessie Boggesn, who is teaching domestic science in a college in North Carolina, is at home for the holidays. The following I. I. & C. girls arrived Wednesday: Misses Ethelera Spessard, Daisy Swann, Sarah Fisher Ames, Miss Danelle Yates will spend a por tion of her Christmas vacation with Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Yates in Laurel. Mrs. Fannie Jarnagin Brown, who is teaching in Grenada, is spending the holidays with her aunt, Mrs. Ames and sister, Mrs. Ed B. Owens. Miss Mary Price will have' as her guests during the holidays Miss Berte Hutchins of North Carolina and Miss Bernice Williams of Fayette, Mo. - William Dent, who was operated on for appendicitis at Dr. Turner's hospi tal, Meridian, is fast recovering and will probably return home Saturday. . Mr. Ed B. Owens was one of the grip victims and was confined to his room for several days last week. He has been able to attend to business this week. Mrs. Culpepper and her daughter, Mrs. Addine Brought, both of whom have baen living for the past year or two in Denver, Col., arrived in Macon last week and will spend the Christmas holidays with Mrs. J. A. .Campbell. Miss Emma Boyle, who returned a week or more ago from Pensacola, Fla., and has since been at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wood Cockrel), has been very 11 tor- severs! . Java, it - was thiught on Tuesday that she would live but a short time, but rallied during the night and is now some better. Rev. Mr. Harrington, cf Columbus, who was to preach Inst Sunday at the Baptist church in Macon, was unavoid ably detained at home and did not fill his appointment. As will be seen, un der the head of Churches he will preach at the Baptist church on Sunday next., Some turnips of some size and pret tier than even the picture on the paper, were brought to the Beacon office Wednesday by Mr. J. P. Smith, of Brooksville. They were of the purple top variety and the six weighed 25 pounds. If anybody in the county can beat that let him hold up his hand. Aunt Emma Beauchamp, a faithful colored woman who was a servant in the home of Mrs. Dora Brown for a number of years, died last Friday. Alex Bush, another well known color ed citizen who has been living in Hat- tiesburg for several years, died recent ly in that city. Alex was a porter in the old Dillard house for several years. Mr. J. N. Lipscomb is spending his vacation with his homefolks in the county. After his graduation at the University of Wisconsin a year or two ago, Mr. Lipscomb has been connected with the U. is. Agricultural Depart ment, and for the past year has been agricultural commissioner of Green brier county, West Virginia. He says there is no better land, very little as good, as the lands of Noxubee. He paidjmrticular attention to the coun try on his way back South and the best lands that he saw were between Tupe lo and Macon. The blue grass in- his section, he snys, is very pretty but it takes five acres to keep up one steer and he knows that our bermuda and bur clover pastures will beat that by along, long shot. School Notes. I'he Macon Graded and High school was dismissed Wednesday afternoon, December 22, for the Christmas holi days after the following exercises, which were held in the hall: Plav. A striking Santa Claus, by members of Miss Stewart's room. Story, The other wise man, Sallie Jackson. Recitation, Annie May Grace. Reading, Virginia Morgan.) Recitation, Tommy Norwood. Collection tor the State Orphanage. Song, By the school. Through error the name of Emmett Cavett, Bon of Mr. and Mrs. Will Cav ett, was omitted from the honor roll published in the Beacon last wppk. CHURCHES EPISCOPAL. , There will be services In the Episcop al church on Sundoy, Dec. 26. Holy communion and sermon at 10 a. m. There will be on evening service. METHODIST. Preaching services 11 a. m. and 7 p. m. Sunday School 9:45 a. m. All are cordially invited, BAPTIST Rev. J. P. Harrington, of Columbus, will npaonh of tka Kantlaf i.hnrnh Slin- " " f " V V..W - . day morning and evening. Approprl- atu iiiusii; win w suii. uw ui.v ... w cordially invited. SOCIAL DOINGS. Miss Alma Dinsmore entertained the Fortnightly club Wednesday afternoon. Only club members and their substi tutes attended. A menu in two courses was served. Maaie Lovtra Club The Music Lovers club met with Mrs. George Richardson Wednesday morning December 22d. Fol'owing'wua the program-enjoyed: . Leader. Mrs. Will Connor v Roll call: Women pianists Class study: Schumann Reading: Mrs. McHenry, Miss Bush' Song: Mrs. Herbert. Novelette: Miss Dorroh Selection: Mrs. Will Connor Romance: Miss Bush Selection. Mrs. Richardson Traumeri: Mrs. Tom PaUv. Current topics. Mtttic Taachars Association. An interesting and enjoyable meet ing of the Music Teachers Association was held at the residence of Miss Viva Harrison on Saturday last. Mrs. M. E. Holman was unanimously elected pres ident for the coming year. The follow ing program is to be given at the first meeting in'.January at the residence of Mrs. Holman: Women as composers. Piano solo Lolita Miss Dorroh Vocal solo Berceuse Mrs. Price. Paper, Miss Dent. Piano solo Toccata Mrs, Spessard. Vocal solo Rttowmelle Mrs. Herbert. Piano duet Mrs. Barclay, Miss Nan nie Warren Jones, General discussion. Pata-Byri , At the Presbyterian manse Sunday afternoon last Miss Bessie May Byrd, daughter of Mr. Caleb Byrd, was mar ried to Mr. William A. Pate, a young farmer of the Paulette neighborhood. DEATHS. - Wtlllam f. Martin , . Jtr.'Wiri T. Martin died yesterday, 'TtfursTjayTTJee! 23," at 11:45 at the home of his brother, Mr. Henry Martin, five miles east of Macon. Kis remains will be buried this after noon at.3 o'clock in the Odd Fellows cemetery .J He has been in bad health for severa' years, suffering from an affection of the heart, and his death was not unexpected. The deceased was a son of the late William Stepney Martin, and was born near Shuqualak in 1805 JHra. Jessie Evans. Mrs. Evans, widow of the late Mr. William Evans, died at her home in Shuqualak Tuesday night at 1 o'clock, after an illness of, several years. The interment took place Wednesday after noon at the Shuqualak graveyard after services by Dr. Jones of the Presby terian church. Mrs. Evans, nee Jessie Cook, was a native of this county, born near Ghol- son, and has lived in the county all her life. She was a daughter of the late Mr.Wm. Cook, who died soon alter the war. She had no children but leaves an.' adopted daughter, Mrs. Douglas Chambeilin. She also leaves two brothers, Prof. Jas. Cook, who is teach ing in some city in Texas; Mr. Warren Cook, of Augusta. Maine, and three sisters, Mrs. John Cotton of this coun ty, Mrs, Jett Combs, now living near Greenwood, and Mrs. Morrow, of Ari zona. Xra. Nannie Connor Pagan. Mrs. Nannie Connor Pagan, the be loved wife of Mr. George G, Pagan, died at her home in the Salem neigh borhood Wednesday night, of lagrippe, which had developed into pneumonia. Mrs. Pagan was the youngest daugh ter of the late Cap Connor, one of the most prominent men in the county. She was twice married, first to Mr. Dewitt Taylor, who died many years ago. He had been elected Bheriff of the county, but his death intervened before he entered the office. Four chil dren of this marriage survived, Van Taylor, and Clinton Taylor, of Louis iana, Walter Taylor, of Noxubee, and Mrs. Carrie Adams. On Dec. 20th, 1885 she was united in marriage to Mr. Pagan who survives her with three children, Mrs. Maggie Dotherow. Mrs, Annie Matt Adams and Mrs. Eva Kate Russell. Mrs. Pa gan was a lady of fine and noble char acter with a gentleness and refinement that charmed all who came in contact with her. She was greatly beloved and will be sorely missed by a large circle of relatives and friends. Her remains will be interred in the Salem graveyard today, Friday, Dec. 24th, at 10:30 o'clock. Everything for a fruit cake at Crig-ler'.s A fflfrnj (!f rtetmaa mid a . Ijappy N?fa fear fa our total; far GDitr fflmtg Jrmtta mh Patrons Our Coffee Boaster has been in operation one week and the results are all that could be desired. Kvery one who has tried this FEESH BOASTED COFFEE pronounce it for superior to the ordinary kind. After coffee has been roasted any length of time it deteriorates badly losing much of its strength, color aud original flavor. Some of the advantages obtained by using Fresh Roasted Coffee are BETTER COLOE, BETTLR FLAVOR, BETTEE TASTE and CLEAEEE COFFEE. Try some of this ground on our new Elec tric mill. ONCE TEIED IS ALX WE ASK T. W. CRIGLER PHONE 25 SI I I U fit W sr tfzjr - -rs;&r? rJ r le keep fresk,pure Drus and we know how to compound. q- Vvescripiions tW. We.A:esAr owa!oiv Haven't you been eating too much ? Yes. See your doctor. Then come in and get some of our medicine to cleanse and tone up your system and prepare it for a big year's successful work. All next year Do your drug business with us. HERBERT DRUG CO. Cut Flowers for Christmas Roatt Carnationa LWiee of Valley Amerlan Beauties Special Bouquets Place i Orders i Early MISS ALMA DINSMORE. Angus Bulls 25 Angus Bulls, 6 to 12 months old. Priced to sell. FRANK COX, Fairfield, Iowa WILL BUY TURKEY'S. If you have any for sale, see mo at Cannon & Co's. Store. Robt. TRunT, Jr. There's just as much difference be tween fresh roasted ccffeo and the oth er kind as there 1b between fresh roast ed peanuts and stale ones. See the roaster at Criglers. Notice, Farmers! I rnderutand the fftow- i UK P' nta in n neus Money to Loan ! New money connection made. Now have best ' ;" proposition on market. - COME AND SEE Us'l ..; ;:' STRONG & BUSH. bo tnat vejretablPB can miiluroii enriy ror norm ern marketu. 1 Urwv, of two men ho mi" a oi i than $150 an acre si-winy sweet pot a or A lik tn u-yt in touch lth a ff'"-"' ' uuni bt I. T- ill I'll, bo Interested, vlttn, Mips- COOK'S Cotton Seed I have bought out what seed Mr. Cook rtad left, consisting of something between 500 and 600 bushels. By reason of a general scarcity of seed they will cost a little more than usual. I have also about 100 bush els of Cook's Seed that, has been used by me one year. Should you want any seed let me know as they will be ship ped to Brooksville next week and can be delivered from there. J. Q. Poindexter, Rayine, Mus. '