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^1/IS ( \ e j L\ it m nr A >P # C^s> THT 1EXINCTON ADVERTISER Established 1338 < Consolidated THE HOLMES COUNTY TIMES. EatablUhed 1906 > Not.30. 1906 LEXINGTON, MISSISSIPPI, MARCH 12, 1909 VOL 71-No 44. The Largeat Guaranteed Circulation of any paper ever published in Holme* Countr $1.00 PFR YEAR x r I LEAD OTHERS FOLLOW Fresh Pears, Pineapple, Lettuce Tomatoes and Celery Every Wednesdays and Saturdays. Agent for Crazy and Man-a Cure Mineral Water-Sure Gure for Indigestion. Nuff S 6 6 99 & d i $1.00 French Market and Opera Coffee. Sunbeam Coffee, per can.10c Good green Rio Coffee, per lb Washed green- Rio Coffee. Best Teaberry Coffee . 20 lbs. Y. C. Sugar.. 1(5 lbs. Granulated Sugar.$1.00 XXXX Sugar, per lb... Cut Loaf Sugar, per lb 20 lbs. Head Jap Rice .......$1.00 Jumbo Okra and Tomatoes.12 l-2c Jumbo Okra. Gorman Okra. 2 lb. Tomatoes, best Old Mammy Hominy, 3 lb. can 10c;. Jumbo Sauer Kraut. Jockey Club Sardines. Neptune French Sardines American Sardines 5c,..., American, per case 100 , E. A. Holmes' Mustard Sardines fOc or 3 for. Argo Salmon. Merrimac Solmon AlaskaSalmon. Columbia River Salmon 1-2 lb. 10c; 3 for. Lea & Perrins' Worcestershire Sauce . Good Sauce. Hirsch Bros, bottled Olives .10, 25, 50 and 75c Moss Club Sauce Libby's Tripe. Libby's Corn Beef. 12 l-2c Libby's Chipped Reef. Libby's Lw^-Gi T 'ngue. Libby's r ■ J Lou . Libby's Vi nna So isage . Liby's Lui..'b Q nn Sausage prepar ed with tomatoes and spices.. 15c Libhy's Hot Tamale.. Libby's assorted Soups 1 lb. Libby's Sliced llocon in glass large size. Moss Greeu Heart Tabasco Sauce..35c Petroleum Jelly per doz.... Lima and Navy Beans 3 lbs Candles per lb. Flordia Oranges, size 200, per doz. California seedless Oranges, size 150, per doz.. Flordia Oranges, size 96 per doz. . .40c Messina Lemons, size 360 per doz..15c Russet Apples, per doz Fancy Baldwin Alppes per doz....20c Como Hen Food, per lb. 3c,.. . .100 lb. sack $2.50 .12 l-2c 15c, 2 for 25c 25c 25c Libby's Potted Ham . 1 lb. Cove Oysters.10c 1 lb. Shrimp. 2 lb. Lobster. 1 lb. Crabs with shells 1 lb. brick Cod Fish.. No. 1 Mackerel. Armour Star Ham, per lb Armour Star B. Bacon.20c Armour Star Fancy Bacon ....17 l-2c Armour Shield Lard. California 3 lb. can Peaches.25c Maraschino Cherries.f>Ue Apricots Pie Peaches . Johnson Pineapple California Evap. Apricots, lb Peaches. Prunes . Van Camp's Milk. Eagle brand Milk....; Shivner Syrup, in cans 10, 25 and 50c Home-made Louisiana Molasses, in qt bottles. Coal Oil, per gallon. One 6-gallon oil can and 5 gal lons Coal Oil. 7 bars Clairett Soap Clairett Soap, per box, 100 bars..$3.10 Goldust and Rubnomore washing powder.. Good Luck Baking Powder Parrot & Monkey Baking Powder...5c Royal Baking Powder.25 and 60c No. 3 Knox Acid Gelatine. Assorted Jello .'. 1-4 lb. Shredded Dunham Cocoa nuts . 1-4 lb. Baker's Chocolate.. Fancy Pecans, Almonds, English Walnuts, per lb Cocoanuts . Nutmegs. Dr. Price's Extracts Good Extracts. Tapioca.. Best Stick Candy, per lb Spear brand Parlor Matches, 1000 to box.. ,uc DC 30c ,90c 2i ic .12 l-2c 15c 15c ,9c ,50c ,20c 15c ,22c. 15c 30c Hirsch Bros, pure Olive Oil Hirsch Bros, bottled Pickle. 15c 1 5c 10c 15c 10c $ 1.00 10c, 3 for 25c 17 l-2c .15,25 and 35c Hirsch Bros. Dill, Sweet Mixed and Cucumber Pickle in bulk. Hirsch Bros. Horseradish and Mustard Hirsch Bros. Prepared Mustard... 15c Hirsch Bros. Catsups Hirsch Bros. Tabasco Sauce. Hirsch Bros. Salad Dressing Hirsch Bros. Chow Chow .. Hirsch Bros. Mince Meat.... Durkee's Salad Dressing .... Gillett's Petits Moyens Peas. Polk's best 2 lb. Corn Peas 2 lb. Red Kidney Beans.... Baked Beans with Tomato Sauce..25c VanCamp's Pork & Beans Polk's best 1 lb. soup .10c Baked Beans with Tom. Sauce, 12 l-2c Polk's best 3 lb. tomato Early June Peas. Morgan & Clark Peas.10c, for 25c String Beans Jumbo Corn. $1.26 10c 25c 15c 10c 10c 12 l-2c DC ,25c 12 l-2c ,12 l-2c *-)C 15 and 25c 25c Pears ,25c ,45c ,40c 10c .25c. ,25c 25c ,25c 15c ,25c 12 l-2c 3 for 25c ...12 l-2c 15c 10c ,2 l-2c 10c, I 3oc ,25c ,20c 10c 10c ,20c 10c 3-crown London Layer Raisins King's Evaporated Apples. Best Cheese.... Maccaroni. Postum Cereal 15c 10c .12 l-2c 10c, 3 for 25c ,35c 3 for 25c .$3.10 12 l-2c 17 l-2c Spaghetti... 10c ...15c and 25c Kellogg's Toasted Corn Flakes (ask for sample). Battle Creek Grape Nuts Cream of Wheat. f Scotch Oats, in can.15c ...17 l-2c 5 and 10c 25c 10c. 15c ,25c lc 12 l-2c 17 l-2c ,25c ,20c ,3 for25c 10c 12 l-2c 15c 10c, 3 for 25c 7 l-2c Scotch Oats, in carton Quaker Puffed Rice.... 12 l-2c 12 l-2c 20c ,25c 5c 12 l-2c Compare My Prices with Those You Have Been Paying Blank-Wennlker's Fancy Candy in bulk and 1-2, 1, 2 3, and 5 lb. cartons; Union Biscuit, Fancy Cakes Crackers and Package Cakes; always a full stock of Apples, pranges, Pineapples, Bananas, Grapes, Sweet and Irish Potatoes Turnips, Onions, Cabbage, Navy Beans, Butter Beans, White Lady Peas, Country Butter, Eggs and Butter, Phone 150. Free Delivery. Rayner'a Old Stand. Fresh Pearl Grits, per lb. ...3c 1 Milk Cooler, with 4 1-2 lbs. best ground Coffee and gilt band goblet, # or... Dime brand Milk.. 14 lbs. best Head Rice 12 l-2c ,10c, 3 for 25c 10c, 3 for 25c Good Corn. Good Tomatoes, Beat Garden Seed....7 papers for 25c Shredded Wheat Buscuits. $ 1.00 ERIC NORQUIST Call on or Telephone me your Order. 10c 17 l-2c ,$ 1.00 L» Home Brevities. G. W. Walker and D. J. Walker, of Bowling Green, sojourned in Lexing ton Wednesday. G. 5L Tate was over from Bowling Green Wednesday. Dr. G. C. Phillips and J. H. McBec, Jr., made addresses before the high school one day last week on hygiene, illustrating their remarks by aids of charts and maps. The addresses were highly practical and instruct-ve and will be resultant in great benefit. S H. Chun, of Zeiglerville, spent Wednesday in Lexington. C. E. Hoover, Zeiglerville, is a new addition to our rapidly growing sub scription list. Britton Smith and J R. Anderson, of Zeiglerville, attended to business in the city Wednesday. J. T. Paxton, Lewis Paxton, C. E. Hoover and C. R. Hoover, were up from the southern part of the county Wednesday. Through the unremitting efforts of Parham Williams and Dr. B. A. Shep herd, Samuel Perry Folsom has been transferred from the poor house here to the soldiers home at Point Comfort, Va. Mr. Folsom as well known to our people as 8. P. Logan under which name he lived in Holmes county He was a soldier in the late war, on the Union side, bat came to this county many years ago. All will he glad to learn that ho is now well provided for. Armour's Star hams, 15 cents, at Rayner's. and Oil Mill Company, Compress motion overruled and certiorari award ed. J. A. Williamson, of BowlingGreen, transacted business in Lex JngtonTues day. " Dr. G. C. Phillips, health officer, reports the county free from small pox, except in the Bowling Green neighborhood, where a few cases among negroes still eixst. R. W. Downer, J. H. McGee and J. F. Rogers, of Cruger, were visitors to the city Tuesday. . Mr. and Mrs. H. - B. Lightcap, of the delta, were Lexington visitors the fore pait of the week. Brinklev, Ark. wiped out by cy clone. $1,000,000 damage done. Have you a cyclone policy If See H. W. Wat son. J, A. Stout, Castalian, was here in a business way Wednesday. J. A. Ogletree, of Durant, renewed acquaintances in the city Wednesday. Rev.'J. B. Hutton, of Jackson, vis ited Lexington friends Wednesday. W. T. Ellison and G. W. Ellison, of the Ellison neighborhood, spent Wednesday in the city. J. U. Sheehy, of Bowling Green, transacted business here Wednesday. F. Attneave, of Black Hawk, trans acted business in Lexington Wednes day. Barbed wire, 3 cents, at Rayner's. Dr. J. S. Rosamond,of West, attend ed to business at the countv captial Wednesday. J. M. Powers, of Franklin, looked after business matters in Lexington Wednesday. Good parched coffee, 8 pounds for fl, at Raynor's. E. I. Wbittifigton, J. W. Smith. J. H. Overby, N. F. Furry, C. O. Arnett and E. I. Gordin, of Tchula, were in the city Monday. W. L. Smith, of Tolarville, attend ed court here the early part of the week. N. A. Divine and J. C. Tolar, of Tolarville, were business visitors to the city Monday. T. H Murtagh, as special deputy for Sheriff G. C. Reid, left Tuesday for Cairo, 111., atfer Mose Bangs, col ored, charged with stealing cotton from Mr. Murtagh and the Burweil Mercantile Co., at Ebenezer. The supreme court this week render ed decisions in the rollowing cases ap pealed from the Holmes county circuit court: Wilson Cotton Oil Company vs. Louisville Cotton Oil Company, re versed and remanded; Yazoo and Mis sissippi Valley Rairload vs. Lexington J. A. Stout, R F.D. No. 3, Durant, is a new subsciiber to this paper. Walter White, of Memphis, spent Wednesday with friends in the city. Ki Harrington, of Goodman, was noted in Lexington business circles Wednesday. W. W. Taylor and H. M. Taylor, of Bowling Green, wero in the city Wed nesday op business. Dr. J. H. Byrd, of Bowling Green, greeted friends in Lexington Wednes da y W. H Alien, of Vaiden, attended to business in Lexington Tuesday. Garrett snuff, 20 cents a bottle, at Rayner's. Rev. Dr.Nelson Aryes letf last week for New Orleans. From there he will go to San Antonio, Texas, where he has secured a position as editorial writer on a daily paper. Squire S. A. Killebrew, of Coxburg, was noted in Leixnton business circles Wednesday, day. J. W. Eakin, of Tolarville, has been spending the week in the city on jury duty. Hon. and Mrs. W. J. Croom. of Jackson, has been here this this week, Mr. Cioom having beeu retained in cases before the circuit court. D. W, Rhyne and daughters, Misses Ruth and Lallah, visited Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Ellington, at Gieenwood. last week Mr. and Mrs. J. E. King, of Nash inding some time in the r. King was formerly a villa, are s vicinity. resident of this county and has a large number of friends here. B. B. Dicken, W. C. Castleberry and J. H. Browne were over from Du rant Monday. O 9 Mr Jkrm. JL JSSL • ..The Kind You Ha w Atari Bought Btantha (d W. R. Heath, of Greenwood,- so journed in Lexington Wednesday. Dr. J. A. McDonald and P. M. El more, of Durant, were noted among the visitors to the city Wednesday. Joseph Long, of Tolarville, made this office ah appreciated call yester day. Mrs. F McLanghlin, ot Dur nt, was a visitor to the city Wednesday. 80 rod barbed wire, $2 roll, at Ray ner's. Lee B. Davison, of Vicksburg, the Unitype Co's, expert machinist, was hero Tuesday and gave^theAdvortiser's Simplex machine a thorough overhaul ing. Maj. L. Noel White returned Monday from the inauguration of President Taft and reports a most enjoyable time. S. J. Nabors was over from Owens yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. H. E, Buck, of Acona. visited Lexington friends Monday. R. E. Dodd, Jr., J. E. Dodd, and G. L. Kenlbofer, of Owens, visited Lexington in a business wav'yesterday. J. H. Gulledge, of Bowling Green, spent yesterday in the city. j Experienced Undertaker Licensed Embalmer IJ I have engaged an Undertaker and Licensed Embalmer and have- just received an elegant New jFuneral Wago, aBd will, deliver work to any pa*t of the comity. Have a fall of Coffins, Caskets and Burial Robes, etc. My undertaker Mr. James A. Ross, of Memphis has an experienced of over 20 years, and thorouhly understands the work. || Every detail looked after promptly; Day or Night. I guarantee satisfac tion both in service and price. a M.M.RAYNER, Lexington, Miss. Day Phone Night Phone 171 or 162 U0. Hon. T. C. Ward,of Canton, attend ed circuit court in Lexington yester day. W. C, ^arnathan.of Bowling Green, attended court here this week. J R. Roberts and J. 8. Miller 'sunk a fine well for J. W. McNeer the* past week. J. VV. McNeer, of Bowling Green, visited Lexington in a business way Wednesday. F. B. Ward, Jr., of Winona, is now editor of the Union Advocate, the gun <<f the state Farmers Educational and Cd-Operative Union. R. B. Melton, Henry Nabors and G. R. Nabors were here from West Wed nesday. Canned molasses, 40 cents per gal lon, at Raynor's, or Notice. The Holmes County Medical Society will inset at the court house on Tues day, March 16, 1909, at 10 o'clock a. m. All members are requested to'be presont, as this meeting will be for the purpose of electing officers and transacting other important business. JOHN H. McBEE, Sect'v. W. E. McLellan, D. T. McLellan, F. P. McLellan and C. A. Weston, of Bowling Green, were in the city Wed nesday, selling noth'll, receiving and 9% cents p r pound. Ben Carnathan, of Bowling Green, visited Lexington Wednesday J T. Downer, of Reeves, visited lexington Wednesday. Dr. A. J. Newman, of Acona spent a portion of Satuiday andSunday with his family at Bowling Green. Mortimer, of Belzoni, attended court here vesterdav. White Plymouth Rock eggs, $1.50 per setting, Apply at once. Dr. R. U BAKER, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Hartbcock and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. King are visiting friends and relatives at Bentonia. Miss Mamie Htigler on Wednesday night most charmingly entertuined a number of friends informally at bridge whist. Mrs. S. D. Gwin visited relatives and friends at Tchula the fore part of the week, An agreement has eventually be3n reached in the battleship Mississippi silver service matter. M,s. Eunice Lockwood was accorded a vote in the commission, and the contract for the silver service awarded to J. E. Cald well & Co. for $0,700. This is the firm whose designs Mrs. Lockwocd, Gov. Noel and Dr. Rowland selected as the most suitable. The firm was represented by Meyer & Hchamber, of Meridian R. H Douthat was nominated alder man at a primary held at Yazoo City Tuesday. Mrs. 8ue Long and Miss Mary Nov els, of Tolarville, were in the city, shopping, yesterday. Hon. T. E. Scene* at a Union Depot. The rendition of the above play by local talent drew a largo crowd to the opera house Monday night and all who avuiled themselves of the oppor tunity felt well repaid. The play is a highly Interesting one and true to na ture, graphically depicting the scenes which may daily be witnessed at any union depot in the United States. Hu mor and pathos were intermingled in the kaleidoscopic scenes presented, humor naturally predominating. Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon those taking part in the cast, each one acquitting himself or horself to the eminent satisfaction of the audience and the highest standard of the histri onic art, and accentuating the fact that Lexington possesses an array of excellent talent in this particular. As all parts were of about equal impor tance. no "star" nor minor parts—we shall not comment separately upon the various characters or tboir delineation, which was simply superb. The play was under the able and successful management of Rev. Koopman, Mrs. Ella Stanfield and Mis* Clara Mayer. The cast of characters was as follows: Ticket Agent, Mr. Shuttieworth. Depot Master, Morton Levy. Girl at Lunch Stand, Blanche Pep per. Mrs. Brown, Miss Adele Herbert. Johnnie, Frank McGeoy. Mra. Rubberneck, Mrs. McGeoy. Miss Piper, Miss Mary Williams. Mr. Jones. Herrman Levy. Mrs. Snyder Miss Herrman. Mirandy, Miss Nellie Moore. Uncle John, J. E. McRae Woman With Baby, Miss Bessie Wil son Joaiah Potter, John Dyson Nancy Potter, Miss Catron, Mr. Armstrong, Herrman Levy. Thos. Jefferson. Edwin Williams. Peter, Frank McGeoy. ' Sarah, Clara Beall Stanfield. Bettie, Necie Herbert. Ifuliun Musicians, Joe Levy, C. A. Glover. Dude, Ebgert Hobbs. Dot. Maude Dyer. Boss Kathryn Walton. Trix, Lucile Herbert. Mr. Henpcck, J E. McRae. Mrs. Hen peck, Miss Adole Herbert. Mrs. Hummer, Miss Kate Gibson. Bride, Miss Emma Beall. Groom, Jesse Walton. Cassp, Miss'Bottie Moore Herbert. ' Jupiter, Frank McGeoy. Quartet, K, H. Cole, W. D, Rhyne, Joe Levy, C. A. Glover. Harold, Leo Levy. Flossie, Miss May Peppen Mr. Linton, John Dvson. Mrs. Linton. Anna Leo Herbert. R. J. Williams will leavo this week for McComb City, where he will duct a furniture business HU family will visit relatives at Vaiden a few days prior to going to their new home. While nere Mr. Williams and family gained a large number of friends, who wish them success and prosperity in their new location. Rev. Father McNamara, of Water Valley, has been the guest of F. J, C»f,ey the past few days. Plans for the new Catholic church have been couxpleted and Father McNamara has sent them to the bishop for his appro val. As soon as he accepts them the contract is to be given to the lowest responsible bidder. It is expected that the church will be completed in about two months. con T Twist Again. That Grand Old Scriptural ^Lesson to be at the Opera House— play ever in our city has met snob universal approval as this masterpiece of Goethe, the Ger No with grand man Shakespeare, and no portrayal of that weird Satanic Mephisto so indel ibly stamped upon the minds of an audience who witnessed the part tak en bv John Sturgeon, and his visit to the city with the Porter J.Wihte Com pany, double its former size, of un snrpassing magnificence, with the grandest electrical and mechanical effects ever shown with a "Faust," production in'any city. This the local management personally guarantees. This is the only Faust company that absolutely carries a full choir for the Cathedral scene, the same being spe cially engaged from the Church of the Transfiguration, 8t. Louis, Mo. The Detroit Free Press of recent date says that the beautiful rendition of tne Drinking Chorus in the grand opera, ' 'Faust, "by this magnificent quartette, was the most impressive of anything ever heard of that nature in Detroit. Will appear here on Monday night, March 15, at Hoakina Opera Houae.