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t w i / / t t 1 Oi p' ♦ LEXINGTON, MISSISSIPPI, APRIL 2, 1909 $1.00 PFR YEAR THE LEXINGTON ADVERTISER Eatabliahad 1S38 < Coo*olii*t.d THE HOLMES COUNTY TIMES. Eatabliahad 10O« ' Notr.30.lMM The LariMt Guaranteed Circulation of any paper ever published in Holme* County VOL 71-No 47. s f Ask to See My Line of Compare my Prices With Those Yoo Have Been Paying «* Cut Prices *• DRY GOODS, NOTIONS & SHOES Dollar Hats in All Colors $3.50 Ladies' tan Dress Shoes...$2.50 3.50 Ladies' pat Shoes. 2.25 Ladies' vici kid Shoes. Gents' Black and Fancy Half Hose, 10c; 3 for. Gents' 35c Black and Fancy Half Hose. 13 inch Embroidery. 8 inch Embroidery. 6 inch Embroidery. 2 1-2 inch Embroidery.. 3 1-2 inch Insertion. 3 inch Insertion. 2 inch Insertion. 1 3*4 inch Insertion. Good Elastic, Black and Fancy... Gents' Handkerchiefs, 5c; 6 for 25c Imitation Guyot Suspenders...22 l-2c $1.25 Black and Tan Kid Gloves, 95c 1.00 Gauntlet Work Glove.75c 75c Work Gloves. 35c Gents' Belts, all colors 36c Gents' Neckties, all colors _..25c 76c Umbrellas 11 l-2c Bed Ticking. 8c Bed Ticking. 20c Feather Ticking. Brown Bed Sheeting. Bleached Bed Sheeting. Bleached Bed Sheets. 8 and 10c Dress Ginghams.. 6c Robe Calicoes. 7 l-2c Calicoes. 6c Cotton Stripes. 6c Bleached Domestic. 6 Brown Domestic. 7 l-2c Brown 4-4 Domestic, 12 1-2 Dimity. 25c Dimity. 1.75 Gents' kip ties... 2.50 Gents' felt Hats, all the latest shapes and colors.. ..1.50 1.50Gent8' felt Hats, all'the shapes and colors. 1.00 Gents' Hats. .75 Gents Hats. Boys' Hats. Boys' and Gents Caps. 10c Cheviots. 10c Flannelett. 10c Robe Percales. 10c Robe Suiting. 12 l-2c Mohair Suiting. 10c Hope bleached Domestic, 1.50 10c 6c White Lawn. 12c W'hite Lawn. 75c Bleached Table Linen 40c Red Table Linen. 25c Table Oil Cloth. 35c Wool Jeans. 15c Mixed Jeans. $1 Gents'Fleeced Lined Undersuits 85c 50c Ladies' Vests. 75c Negligee Jhirts. $1.50 Ferguson-McKenney Shirts $1 Misses' Black Hose, 10c; 8 for 25c ,22 l-2c Ladies' Black Hose, 10c; 3 for 25c Ladies' Black Lisle Hose.25c ,5c ,2.50 ,25c ..5 l-2c 14 l-2c ,9c 1.75 ,50c 2.25 Old Ladies' Comfort Shoes.... 1.75 1.75 Ladies' kid Shoes. 1.75 Ladies, Kangaroo Shoes, 1.50 Satin Calf Shoes. 2.25 Misses kid Shoes. 2.00 Misses box calf Shoes.. 2.00 Misses tan Shoes. 1.50 Misses kid Shoes. 25 Soft Moccasin Shoes... .75 Soft Shoes. 1.00 Soft Shoes. 5.00 Gents' pat. Shoes. 3.50 Gents' pot. Shoes. 5.00 Gents' green Shoes. 3.50 Old Men's kid Shoes. 3.00 Gents' box calf. 2'50 Gents' box calf. 2.00 Gents' Satin calf. ,25c .20c ,25c 1.50 ,25c 1.00 ,20c 18c ,1.50 15c ,75c ,50c 22.1-2c 1.25 10c .6 l-2c ,50c 10c 1.75 ,5c ,25c up ,25c up .8 l-2c .8 l-2c .8 l-2c 5c 1.50 15c 6c ,42c 1.50 12c ,5c ,50c 1.25 ,5c ,5 l-2c 15c ,5c ,5c ,50c ,5c * ,8c ,6c Misses' Black Hose, .75c ,4.00 10c 10c ,2.75 ,8c ,20c .4.00 .2.75 .46c a full line of Ladies', Gents, Misses and Children's Oxfords and Slippers in all the latest shapes and colors ,2.50 25c , 2.00 ,1.50 50c Hr ERIC NORQUIST Call on or Tolophone me jour Order. Phone 150. Freo Delivery. Rayeer'a Old Stand. Agent for Crazy Mineral Waler— Sure Cure for Indigestion. Agent for Man-a-cea Minet ter—Sure Cure for Indigestion. | Home Brevities j * Try bacon sliced at Norquist's. Hon. W. P. Tackett has been confin ed to his room by illness this week, we rerget to learn Singleton Wilkes has been on tbe sick list this week, we are sorry to hear. Prof. W. H. Smith came over from Durant this morning to conduct teach ers' examination. N. H. Luse, of Mileston, spent last night in the city. Willie Thurmond, colored, sent in a solution of tbe fish problem. He gives tbe number of fish caught as 74, se curing this number by counting tbe "sons of thunder'' as three. Keep it in your home. Coca Cola. Delicious and refreshing. Bottled and de livered by Lexington Bot tling Works. Phone J 69. Miss EmmaAshley is assisting in tbe telephone exchange. Ed Sorrels, of Yazoo City, was the appreciated guest of Lexington friends yesterday. W. C. Downer returned this morn ing from a visit at Cruger. Try ham sliced at Norquist's. H, H. Harding, of Harland's Creek, patronized our progressive merchants yesterday. D. L. Gibson was up from Franklin yesterday on a business errand. S. F. Spencer, of Tolarville, circu lated in the city yesterday Mr. and Mrs. J. C.Reid have moved into the residence recently vacated by J. H. Larrar and family. Alexander has the prettiest local-view Post Cards that has reached town. Ferdinand Pitchford has moved the pool room from Rayner's Hall to the building formerly occupied bySwinney & Rhyne's meat market. J. W. Burwell and family have gone to Covington, La., for a sojourn - of six months for tbe benefit of their health. Mr. Burwell will come up once every month to look after busi ness matters. Cut your meat bill half by having your bacon and ham sliced at Nor quist's. G. G. Harvey is breaking ground on the old natatorium site for tho erection of a fine residence. C. M. Toombs has returned to Pick ens from a lengthy sojourn at Walnut Hill, Ark. Walton Thurmond, of Bowling Green, investigated tbe agricultural imple ment stocks iu the city yesterday. Be sure to call at Swinney Bros. Furniture Store and see the Onyx Ware for kitchen use. The fish problem published in last week's Advertiser proved of general public interest and caused many to trv their skill, furnishes the following as the solution : No. of books in Old Testament 89, No. of books in New Testament, 27, total 66; multiplied by number of Apostles at Transfiguration, 3. 198; divided by books of Luke, 2, 99; subtracted by 18, number of times Israelites marched around Jericho. 86; multiplied by 80, the number of pieces Judas received for betraying Christ, 2580: divided by 12. number of spies sent to Canaan, 215; added by 7. letters contained in city of Jecicho, 222; this, divided by 2, "sons of thunder, " 111, the num ber of fish caught. Don't forget the number, 112. A complete stock of fresh gro ceries. J. A. Stansbury. Mrs. R. M. Lipsov, of Goodman, visited relatives and friends in Lexing ton last week, W. W. Hooper and family will move Monday into the bouse recently occu pied by W. J. Overstreet and family Lemons, 15c per dozen. Norquist's. J. H. Ramey was initiated into the subtle arcana of the Order of the Knights of Birmingham at the last meeting of the Pythian lodge. He says theLexington boys are the jolliest set he has ever met, and is entbusias tic over tne entertainment furnished. Easter Cards and Candy Chickens and Eggs at Alex anders. Mrs. J. M. Alexander Miss Christine Mayo, of Morrillton, Ark., is the charming guest of R. C. Lipsey and family. M. M. Rayner has moved his under taking department to Rayner's hall. J. N. Truitt has moved from Phil lip to Charleston. Corn Flakes, 10c pkg.; 3 for 25c. at Norquist's. J. M. Turner was up from Ebenezer this morning. St. Mary's Guild will meet Monday afternoon at 4 o'clock at Mrs. Wm, Eggleston's. R. W. Catron, of Emory, is in the city on business. Timothy hay at reduced price. Fincher A Brown. John H. Roach has opened a well equipped blacksmith shop in the build ing formerly occupied by J. H. Barr. Prof. B. O Seitzler has been at Good man and Durant this week, doing sur veying and map work. V. Reinhard, of Tchula, attended to business matters ir, Lexington yester day. Size 40 to 50 prunes, per lb., at Norquist's. W. B. Lundv returned Wednesday from an official visit to Lafayette county. George Stiglor has been assisting in Lipsey-Keirn Go's grocery department tbe past week. The Lexington Bottling Works, in temporary quar ters, next door to Express office. Phone 169. Wednesday, March 81, ^was the fifti eth anniversary of the entrance into the jewelry and watchmaking business of our universally and deservedly pop ular jeweler, P. A. Lindholm. He was the recipient of hearty congratu lations and good wishes from his many friends on the occasion. Bev. T.T. Koopman conducted pray er meeting at the Methodist church Wednesday night in the absence of Dr. Dorman. J. H. Farrar and family letf Wed nesday for Memphis, where they will reside in the future. Live wire Onyx assort ment—something you have been looking for to complete your kitchen ware. On sale at Swinney Bros. Furniture Store. C. K. Reid made Durant a visit Monday on official business. Rural Route Inspector G. A, Harris went over the proposed route No, 7 from Lexington which will likely be established in the near future. California poaches, 10c per lb. ; 3 for 25c, at Norquist's. ,1. A. Steele and daughter, of Acona, were Lexington visitors Wednesday. Mrs. Pahlen, J. H Pahlen and Miss Lizzie Pahlen visited Jackson Sunday. Full weight, as well as quality, guaranteed. J. A. Stansbury. J. W Bailey and daughter, Miss Cal lie, of Acona. were the cherished guests of Squire and Mrs O. F. Hosea Monday. The supreme court has affirmed the findings of the circuit court of Holmes county in the caBe of Phoenix Insur ance Co. vs. M. C. DeLoacb. Lima and Navy beans, 10c per lb. ; 3 for 25c, at Norquist's. J. E. Gwin was over from Tchula yesterday. Now is the time to begin an implac able warfare against the housefly and the mosquito. There is no race sui cide among those insects and every one of them permitted to live will lie many times apparent before the next frost falls. Alexander will handle Lilly's Ice Cream this sea son. Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Rosenthal went to Greenwood Sunday on a visit. Mr. Rosenthal returned yesterday, while Mrs. Rosenthal is extending her visit. C. L King, of Mileston, mingled with friends in the city yesterday. Mrs Walter Trotter, of Winona, visited her aunt, Mrs. John McRae, of Acona, Sunday. Silver Moon Oats, 10c pkg., at Nor quist's. Miss Daisy Herman, Miss Minnie Flowers, Sigmund Hyman, Jake Herr man and Morton Levy attended a dance at Greenwood Wednesday night. J. H. Barr and family have moved to Anding, where they will make their home in the future. Timothy hay at reduced price. Fincher A Brown. W. O. Barrett and Hon. A. M. Pep per have their plans ready for their new office building between the Bank of Lexington and the Methodist church. It will be a most modern and convenient structure, highly cred itable to our progressive city. W. P. Teasly, of Reeves, visited Lexington on business yesterday. H. K. Jordan, of Tolarville, trans acted business in Lexington Thursday. Ivy H. Upshaw, of Central, mingled with Lexington friends yesterday. " Evaporated apples, 10c per lb., at Norquist's. I. Levy, of Louise, spent Tuesday night in the city. A. R. Harvey visited Durant Mon day. R. L. Waugh, of Goodman, attended to business in Lexington Wednesday. Nunnally's candy always fresh at Alexander's. P. M. Fonville, of Holccmb, came down Wednesday to assist his brother, Howard Fonville, in moving his photo graphic studio to its new location. Rev. J. W. Dorman visited at Jack son a portion of the week. J. 8. Swinney was over from Bowl ing Green Tuesday. Mrs. M. W. Lunsford and children went down to Tolarville to attend a family reunion and the celebration of the birthday anniversary of her moth er, Mrs. Sarah Long. John T. Parker, of Cruger, spent Monday on business in the city. W. M, Clarke, of Columbus, was a visitor to Lexington Tuesday. Maj. L N. White took a trip to Jackson Wednesday. Phone me your orders. Deliv ery prompt. J. A. Stansbury. M. J. Fonville, of Oregon, was dis cernible on our streets yesterday. R. C. Barger is engaged in collect ing county taxes for the sheriff. L. L. Lyon, of Liberty Chapel, had business in Lexington yesterday. " 41.00 bucket French Market Coffee, 90c, at Norquist's. J. D. Causey, Sr., and daughter, Miss Pearl, of Brozville, were visitors to Lexington yesterday. Judge and Mrs. J. B. Boothe have moved to Hon. A. M. Pepper's resi dence until their new home is com pleted. Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Ginn, of Black monton, were the cherished guests of Lexington relatives and friends tho early part of the week. Hires Root Beer at Alex ander's. W. H. Wallace, of Coxburg, was no ted among tbe many business visitors to Lexington yesterday. R. H. Montgomery was over from Durant on a business errand yester day. Bry Cain, of Acona, attended to business in Lexington yesterday. J. H. Jesty was down from Winona on business Wednesday. All orders have my personal attention. J. A. Stansbury. R. H Cole has leased a room on the lower floor of the new Merchants & Farmers Bank & Trust Company's building for his moving picture shows. He will start the shows as soon as the building is ready for occupancy. Mr. and Mrs J. L. McRae. Jr., spent Sunday with friends and rela tives at Acona. P. L Davis, of Vicksburg, had business in Lexington Tuesday. F. Attneave. Jr., of Black Hawk, spent Tuesday night in Lexington. Norquist will slice ham and bacon before sending it out. J. D. Price, Hollandale; Mrs. J. E. Green, IttaBena; Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Avent, of Minter City, attended the funeral of the lateMrs. Barton O'Bryant Monday. E. J. Hines, of Howard, spent Mon day night in Lexington. R. L. Cooper, of Durant, visited the county capital on business Wednesday. RIy prices are right, my entire stook of the very best quality and I'm sure to please you. J. A. Stansbury. Roy Walt and Walter James have charge of J. E. Pickens' store at Tchu la, while he is sojourning at Hot Springs J. W. Thompson is visiting the old home ut Eskridge, Miss. Miss Norris Campbell is at Oxford, Miss., on a visit to her aunt, Mrs. C. Moore. Dr. R. H. Baker, Jr., has ordered an automobile in which to make his professional culls. Dr. W. C. Smith, of Zeiglervillo, visited Lexington yesterday, L. B, Jenkins, of Clarksdale, an ex perienced groceryman, has accepted a position in Lipsey-Koirn Co's store. E. V. Ashley and Morris Lewis took a trip to New Orleans Wednesday. Guy Slack went to Jackson on a vis it Wednesday, Miss Nona Strowd, of Durant, and Misses Mabry and Fulton, ot Attala county, came over this morning to at tend teabers' examination. E. Kelly Frost, of Brozville, visited Lexington on business Tuesday. There will bo an Easter Egg Hunt at Mrs. Frank Clower's on Saturday be fore Easter, at 8 p. m. A gate fee of 10 cents will be charged forMissionary Every child in Lexington purposes, will be expected. R. E. Wilburn, G. W. Stigler and A. Pitchford visited Cruger on busi ness Tuesday. C. B. Alexander, of West, made Lex ington a visit Monday. It is reported that the Presbyterian congregation at this place has decided io build a nice manse on tho church lot the coming summer. The other lot, owned by the congregation, will be sold, offers to buy having already been received. Nothing but the best su gar, extracts and water used by the Lexington Bottling Works. We deliver goods. Phone J69. Mose Russell, colored, sentenced to hang for murder, whose case was re cently before the supreme court, which affirmed the lower court, and whose execution had been set for April 6, will spend the remainder of his natural life on the state convict farm, his sent ence having been commuted to life itn» prisonment. The action of the govern* or in the matter meets with general approval. W. J. Overstreet and family moved Wednesday into the residence they re cently purchased. Dr. J. A. McCarley was over from Durant Wednesday. Capt. F, A. Howell, of Durant, ex changed gieetings with friends in Lex* ington Wednesday. Mrs. John McRae, of Acona, is very ill, we regret to learn. t>pt. B. K. Hammett, of Owens, transacted business in Lexington Wed nesday. After your Spring Clean ing is over, replenish yoor kitchen ware with selections from the Onyx assortment at Swinney Bros. Fornitore Store. Swinney <fc Rhyne closed tbeir meat market Wednesday. W. Q. Cole, of Jackson, was in the city Wednesday. John McCain, ot Greenwood, attend ed the funeral of the late Watt McCain Wednesday. 8. E. Tate, of Bowling Green, was here on business Wednesday. R. I. Humphreys is a new subscriber to the Advertiser. Miss Bessie Johnson has accepted a position in the postoffice. Howard Fonville moved his photo graph gallery yesterday to the Hoskins building, adjoining the postoffice on tbe west. It is reported that a day bo established at the electric light plant heignning in a short while. There are various machines and innum erable fans throughout the city that will doubtless be run by this power. Timothy hay at reduced prioa. Fincher A Brown. service will The traveling public will be pleased to learn that Mrs. J. G. Webb bas again assumed the management of tbe Webb Hotel at Pickens, which for some time has been leased and run by other parties. Mrs. Webb, during her former charge of the hotel, conducted a first class hostelry, one of the best in the state, which high standard will be maintained in the future. T. J. Edwards, of Eulogy, was noted in Lexington business circles. Geo. flail has been appointed mail carrier on R. F. D. Route, No. 6, Lexington, which will begin on April 1. Mr. Hall passed an exceptionally good examination and will prove an excellent official. G. L. Robertson,of Cruger, was here in a business way Monday, Refreshing SodaWater, all flavors, bottled by Lexington Bottling Works. Two-dozen case, 70 cts., delivered. Phone 169.