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MJ I ; Q: ■ j / i-7 ♦ I t) f * (J '/ * VOL. 68 LLMXOTON, HOLM KS COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, THURSDAY, JUNK 1, 1905. NUMBER 10 [ from neighbor! ]; I FRANKLIN. Rev. Morrison Brown, of Goodman, tilled his regular appointment here Sunday. Mrs. .1. A. Wherry, of Durant, spent last week with relatives here. Mr. Noel Drennan spent Saturday ; in Lexington. Mr. Curtis Mothershed, of Ebene- \ zer, visited friends in Franklin Sun day. Miss Bessie Elmore spent Friday afternoon and Sunday with friends in Lexington. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Shaddock and Mrs. Geo. Stigler, of Lexington, j dined with Mrs. Powers Sunday. Mrs. Brisco Allen, of Port Gibson, who has been visiting Smith, left Friday for Brookhaven, where she will visit her mother, Mrs. j Marks. Miss Mabel Drennan is visiting Mrs. K. M. Lipsey, of Goodman, this week. Mr. Sam Sample ami family, of j Ebenezer, spent Sunday very pleas* ' antly at the hospitable home of Mr. W. A. Sample. Mr. Hillerv White, of Lexington, Sundayed with friends here. Mr. Joe V\ aits, of Goodman, was a recent visitor to Franklin. Mrs. W. D. Mr. J. N. Sample, St., spent Fri day afternoon at Owens Wells. Mrs.J. D. Powers and Miss Ada Powers visited Mrs. J. Powers, of Goodman, last Tuesday. Miss Anna McBee, of Lexington, is the guest of Miss Hallie Gibson this week. The Katzenjammer Kids. Cuban Diarrhoea. I'. S. soldiers who served in Cuba during the Spanish war know what tain disease is. and that ordinary reme ditv have little more effect than so much water. Cuban diarrhoea is al most as severe and dangerous as a There is one mild attack of cholera, remedy, however, that can always be j depended upon, as will be seen from I lie following certificate from Mrs. j Minnie Jacobs, of Houston. Tex.: "1 hereby certify that Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy cured my husband of a severe attack g ed' Cuban diarrhoea, which he brought home from Cuba. We had several doc tors. but they did him no good. One bottle of this remedy cured him. as • our neighbors will testify. I thank I (iod for so valuable a medicine." For sa e by Swinney & Stigler. i Cypress Briefs. We are still having rain, and the j farmers instead of having broad ! I Mr. Joe Cooper was in Lexington Miss Carrie May Wynne and Maggie Niland were in Lexington shot ping | 1 smiles, have great frowns. attending business last week. Thursday of last week. Miss Ârruba Wherry, of Franklin is ! visiting I j spending awhile on Cypress friends and relatives. ! Mr. Hugh Wherry was also seen on 1 Cypress Sunday last. Mr. and Mrs. Sample were on Cy press. attending plantation interests Monday Eve. Mr. A. G. House went to Lexing in ton. A few of our Cypressians attended Hur We must have As Ever. the oratorical contest, May 20. rah! for beat three, both medals next contest. Snowdrop. No Secret About It. li is no secret, that for Cuts. Burns, Ulcers, Fever Sores. Sore Eyes, Boils, ! etc., nothing is so effective as Buck- J len's Arnica Salve, long to cure a bad sore I had. and it is ali O. K. for sore eyes," writes D. L. 25c at B. S. -It didn't take Gregory, of Hope. Tex. Beall's drug store. HONOR ROLL of Providence School for 8th month ! ending May 26th, 1905: The following are those who were present every day during the month: Otis Boatwright, Sallie Boatwright, Elma Broome, Marcia Broome, Nellie Hamrick, Annie Hamrick, Walter Goodwin. 8am Goodwin. The follow-! ing were absent only one day. Car rie Goodwin, Claude Hale, Dixie In gold, Ethel Ingold, Elma Ingold, Al lie Lyon. Genera! Average for Term was 28.1-22. Mes. Lela Edwards. Other Companies Settled. We Paid The Cash Without Discount. ; \ ; Barbour, Herbert & Rogers Co. GENERAL MERCHANDISE. All settlements with Bar bour, Herbert & Rogers Co., were made at the same time, but our com pany was the first whose check arrived in Lexing ton to pay the loss claims without even the sixty days discount allowed by law. j j j ' Lexington, Miss. May 29, 1905. Messrs. Pinkerton & Wilson, Lexington, Miss. Gentlemen : We are in receipt of yours enclosing New York exchange for $1,785.70, the pro rata of the Phénix Insurance Co's loss under their policy, thank you for your prompt settlement without discount si8tance in effecting a prompt and full settlement. BARBOUR, HERBERT S ROGERS CO., W. B. Herbert, Vice-Pres. We and your valued as Scc us for first-class Insurance every time. PINKERTON (EL WILSON. GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. OWENS. It is a long lane that never turns, It is an ill wind that blows both ways; It is always dry after a wet spell, It is a mighty warm spell to have frost, but, notwithstanding we had both at Hebron last Sunday. Brother Clark preached an excel lent sermon on the Crucifixion of Christ to a large audience. with his best girl, Will Davis, of Tchula, was out Watt Darnell's son, after spending nearly a year in Texas, has returned j home, The term of Providence free school expired last Friday, taught by Mrs. Leila Edwards, her 6th or 7th term. j I took dinner with rny nephew, g am Stigler, at his house on the Hos kins place. We visited the stave camp and saw mill. A boss machinist with 18 new hands arrived there last I night, to take charge and run it. He made arrangements with Stigler i to board them all. Nome men say we can't raise liors and mules in Mississippi to< j cs ! much trouble, costs too much. ' Mr. I Editor, I wish you could have been with me today to see the prettiest sight you have seen in this county. Sam has about a dozen brood mares, | and has now 4 or 5 mule colts from 1 two weeks to two months old, as fine t : ! a« you ever looked at. 1 also visited I his cattle pasture, saw a large drove ! j of fine fat cattle, mostly milk ! an<i yming heifers. 1 say we can't raise anything else in j cows Now, let no man Mississippi but King Cotton. Cotton 1 in the deltalooks red too much wet ; weather. John Roach is putting up a saw ; mill on his Bermuda farm near How ! ard to saw up cottonwood timber on I his land. Our deputy tax assessor was around today. He says the man with 40 mules gives them in at 40 or AO dollars. The one horse farmer gives his mule in at 75 dollars. ! J W. W. L. Just What Everyone Should Do. Mr. J. T. Barber, of lrwinviile, Ga. always keeps a Isatle of Chamberlain s j Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Kemedt at hand, ready for instant use At tacks of colic, cholera morbus and di arrhoea come on so suddenly that there is no time to hunt a doctor or ! to the store for medicine. Mr. Bar her says; "I have tried Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy which is one of the best medicines I ever saw. I keep a bottle of it in rny room, as I have had several attacks of colic, and it has proved to be the best medicine I ever used." Sold by Swin ney a Stigler Mr. Editor: There is a prevailing idea i sections of the country, especially i these little one-horse railroad t that Black Hawk is an antiquated old Black Hawk Coming to the Front. in some in owns. I Announcement * > The firm of LEWIS-HERRMAN CO desire to notify the public that they temporarily located in the Sargent Build ing, where they are ready to meet the wants of their trade and to take care of business. We have purchased lots in the burned district and will soon begin to erect build ings for our entire merchandising business. Call on us at Sargent's building for Groceries, Dry Goods, etc., etc. •t are : ! j 1 ; ; ! I j ' i Lewis-Herrman Company. * * di village, situated out "in the sticks" about 16 mil.- from everywhere, an« that its citizens are about 50 years liehind the times. Now, the object of this pieee is to disabuse the minds of those who hat e schooled themselves to believe that they are the whole thing and that Black Hawk is not in it at all, We expect, soon, to have an electric railway to run from Black Hawk to . , well, we don't know just now where it will go to, for are pulling two wires, has led us to hope that build the road at once with home we Greenwood she would cap ital, hut the matter has lieen delayed so long that she reminds us of Sam Jones' bovine who squared him self in the gate of the pasture, and would not go in himself, nor allow any others to go in ; hence now looking to another company to give us connection with the outside world, by extending a road Lexington here, or running it here, direct from Durant by way of Bow ling Green and Acona. we are front Don't you set* we are progressing? Not only so, but right in the face of Ex-Presi dent ( 'leveland's remark women's dubs, the ladies of our little city have been busy, recently, i organizing clubs, and now they have the Lyceum club, which will, at future date, very soon, give an enter tainment at the city hall, there will be engaged some of the about some in which best amateur talent to be found the country. rising ! Then we have the hoys' pro gressive marble club; don't think for a moment, that they play the old fashioned game of marbles, for must be uptodate, and the game of marbles is therefore Then we have the club of "Nothing better.to-do-dollar-pitrhers," who dis like to be altogether idle —knowing that an "idle head is the devil's workshop," hence they have ized this dub which comes in Aren't we we progressive. organ as near doing nothing as any occupation in which they could engage. But I find that I can not tell you of all the pro gress that we have made in one short article, but I have written enough to show you that we coming to the front, take time to say, that we can boast (if a medical firm who are certainly But I must , I are taking the front rank with the leading phy sicians of the state, the head of the firm has recently taken a thorough course in clinics, and they are firm believers in the germ theory, and soon as they can discover a case of appendicitis, as they will be strictly uptodate. I will say also that the| head of this firm is a man who will I not remain idle, for when the pro- ' fessional calls begin to come few and far between he tries to make his liv ing swapping horses. So you see we report progress, and ask for further time. The girls have not yet begun to ride astride, nor the ladies to wear hoopskirts, nor has any of the clubs proposed to change the Jittle child's prayer "Now, I lay me down to sleep" — but enough for this time. Peggy. Corn, Feed Stuffs, Oats, Bran, Pu rina. Atlas Stock Feed at T. W. Smith Si Sons Co's. LOCAL ITEMS. ENTERTAINMENTS. Mrs. J. C. Pinkerton entertains at cards on June Oth. Miss Floyd Wilson will be hostess of the S. S Club on June 7th. Mrs. J. S. Gwin was hostess of ; «'harming card party and Mrs. Mont I g omerv, of Birmingham, was honoree. The suite of beautiful made more attractive with a wealth of flowers, ferns and palms. Cunningham served punch in the re ception hall from a flower-ladened table. The score card* were hand painted fans in floral effect with smaller fans to score lone hands. Mrs, G. A. Wilson's highest score secured her the first prize, a hand painted chiffon fan. A similar souvenir presented Miss Floyd Wilson for lone hands. Miss McLean cut the lation, also a handsome fan. A beautiful lace fan was given the hon oree, Mrs. Montgomery. An elabor ate salad course was served, followed by Neopolitan brick cream and cake. Fairest fan-cy could not picture a more elegant and enjoyable entertain ment. Miss M. McLean gave a most de lightful daisy party Friday afternoon. The green or white motifs beautiful symbols of this star eyed darling of the Springtide. Hand painted daisies marked the tables these were suspended from the ceil ing from festoons of white ribbons, reaching each corner and drooping over the respective tables. The score cards were green booklets, with a maiden's head in a gold medallion,her cap being formed of the petals of the daisy and her face being the center. The lone hands were scored on indi vidual daisies. Miss Emma Beall as sisted Miss McLean in keeping score and Miss Emmie Sutton distributed the lone hands. Miss Lydia Wyatt captured the star souvenir, a sofa pillow with handpainted border of daisies. Mrs. J. G. Pinkerton cut the lone hand prize, a picture frame handpainted in daisies. Mrs. G. A. Wilson cut the consolation a crystal glove box with handpainted daisies witli pretty face for centers, these bordering the sides ami decorating the top, the whole decorated with green satin ribbon. Mrs. K. li. lin ker cut the whist club consolation, a green linen work hag. The booby, a "daisy of a fellow" was cut by Miss Pickens, Elaborate ices and cake were served. Each guest carried away a daisy chain of most magnetic moments. a rooms were Miss was COI1SO were Quality vs. Quantity. Han! muscle« and strong body do not depend on the quantity of food you eat, but on its perfect digestion and proper assimilation. When you take Kodol Dyspepsia Cure your system gets all the nourishment out of all ttie food you eat. It, digests wlmt you eat regardless of the condition of the atom sell, and conveys the nutrient proper ties to the blood and tissues. This builds up and strengthens the entire system. Kodol cures Indigestion. Dys pepsia, Belching, Sour Stomach, Weak Heart, etc. Kodol Dyspepsia Cure for what is sometimes called America's national disease—Dyspepsia- -is des tined to eventually work a wonderful and lasting benefit to sufferers from this distressing and mind harassing condition. Sold by B. S. Beall Our Girls Do Their Part. The closing exercises of the twen tieth annual session of the Mississippi Industrial Institute and College were begun in its chapel last Friday even ing. Governor Vardanian owing to press of business at the capitol was unable to attend and deliver the bac I calaureate address. Among those diplomas and certificates rece ' v ' n ^ I we art ' I'l®* 8 ««! to make note of the ' following from Holmes countv Bachelor of Arts Miss Blanche ^ Bachelor of Science .Miss Mar Bed. Normal Drawing Miss Mabel Had dick. Fine Arts Miss Hattie Bell Dow ner. Domestic Science—Miss Sue Ella Belford and Miss Nellie Keirn. Normal Diplomas—Miss Nellie Keirn. If your water works get out of re pair, 'phone to the Hardware-Lumber to.