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Some yean ago a contractor build ing a railroad in a warm climate was troubled a great deal by sicknesa among the laoorei He turned his attention at once to their food and (bund that they were getting full rations of meat and were drinking water from a stream near by. He issued orders to cut down the amount of meat and to increase greatly the quantity of Quaker Scotch Oats fed to the men. rs. He also boiled Quaker Scotch Oat* and mixed the thin oatmeal water with their drinking water. Almost instantly all signs of stomach disorders passed andhis men showed a decided improve ment in strength and spirits. Thu con tractor had experience that taught him the great value of good oatmeal. Packed in regular packages and in hermetically sealed tins for hot climates. £3 Home Brevities. J. D. Walton and J. H. Walton, of Aeons, were Lexington visitors Tues day. M. M Beard and H R. Wigley went up to Jim Kimbrough's, col. after a big boiler Tuesday. R, T. Kimbrough, of Howard, cir culated among friends in the cityMon dav. N A. Reed, of Howard, was here on business Tuesday. Postmaster A. R. Frazier spent Sun day on bis farm at Owens. Call up J. HI. Alexander Drug Co. when you need anything in their line. They always deliver the goods. Mr and Mrs. Kennon Bailey, of Aeona, were the guests of Lexington friends Tuesday. T. B. Shepherd took a trip to Mem phis Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Johnson, of Acona, were visitors to the city Tues day. Miss Kate Gibson, of Franklin, vis ited relatives and friends in Lexing ton the early part of the week. Wm Bailev, of Acona, exchanged greetings with friends in the city Tuesday. There is no cough medicine so popu lar as Foley's Honey and Tar. (t nev er fails to cure coughs, colds, croup am! bronchitis For sale by B. S. Beall. .1 (J. Sbeehv, of Bowling Green, at tended to business in Lexington Mon day. Jesse Edwards and T. J. Edwards, of Eulogy, sojourned in the city Mon day. G. W. Trigleth, the efficient consta ble ot Beat 4, exchanged greetings with Lexington friends Monday. Remember the Bank of Lexintgon pays 4 per cent on time deposits. Ab solute security. G. W. Walker, of Bowling Green, was here Monday on a business visit Rev I. K. Floyd, of Durant, was in the city Monuav enroute home from his Sunday appointment at the Cum berland Presbyterian Church at Oak Grove BREED WINNERS M Y REGISTERED STANDARD-BRED TROTTING STALLIONS, MESSENGER WILKES, by Red George Wilkes, the leader of all trotting sires; and WISCONSIN CENTRAL, by Young Jim, by Jim Young, by George Wilkes "The King of the Home Stretch," will make the seasqn at my farm at Franklin, at a service fee of $25.00 to insure. Colts must come alive and stand up. MY SUPERB YOUNG STALLION, PETER BUCH, 59548, by Messenger Wilkes, dam Lady Potential, will be allowed to serve a limited number of mares. He is Registered in Vol. XIX of the American Trot ting Association. Mares (ram a distance will be kept free of charge on grass; grain will be fed, if desired, at actual cost. No responsibility is assumed for accidents or escapes, but they will receive all reasonable care and attention to avoid either. IT COSTS PRACTICALLY NO MORE TO RAISE A 1 GOOD, SALABLE, HIGH-STEPPING HORSE that is always in demand, than a scrub. No fact is more thoroughly established than that "Like begets like," These horses stamp their progeny with their traits of style, and gait, and the market for such has ever been, and is still on the rise for this kind. I prove to you what we can raise in Mississippi, you should my young Studs. see My Annual Colt Show Will Be Held on First Thurs day in October, Same Prizes Will Be Offered as Last Year: $25, $15, for Best Horse Colt. Remember the Date and Keep Your Colts in Shape 1 I went oat one night, with my high priced thirat, to loot in the booze bv soar, and as 1 sampled the old red dope. 1 leaned on the handsome bsr. My purse was foil of the good Iona green,and my raiment was smooth and oew, and I looked os slick os a cab bage rose just kissed by the morning dew. Behind the bottle a mirror stood, os large os your parlor floor, aod 1 looked ana looked in the shining gloss and wondered, and looked some more. My own reflection did notap pear, but there where it should bare been, 1 saw the form of a cringing bum, all crumpled and soaked with gin. Bis nose was red and bis eyes were dim. nnshorn was his swollen face, and I thought it queer such a seedy bum would come to so smooth a place. I turned around for a belter look at this effigy of despair, and nearly fell in a little heap fur the effi P i,'T D * r.* tb ?h* «« laughed: ' It's the Magic Glass, be said with a careless yawn; "It shows a man bow he's apt to look years hence when bis roll is gone. " J. Z. Morris and sister, Miss Tod nie, attended the funeral of the late Mrs. M. M. Pope, at Durant, Monday. Hon. J. W'loner, of Durant, was in the city Monday on professional busi ness. Have your lens placed in the Shur on rimless eye-glass mountings; they will bold; no slipping Ask the specialist at Swinney & Stigler's. J. D. Causey, Hr. and Miss Pearl Causey, of Brozvilie. visited friends in the city Monday. Every family and especially those who reside in the country should be provided at all times with a bottle of Chamberlain's Liniment. There is no telling when it may lie wanted in case of an accident or emergency. It is most excellent in ail cases of rheuma tism, sprains and bruises. Hold by AH Doalers. _ _ Mr. and Mrs. E, W. Pickens, of Goodman, visited friends and relatives in Lexington Monday. J. A. Barrentine, of Brozvilie, spent Monday in the city. Capt. It. J. Whittington and J. M. Jones, of Tcbnla, were noted among the visitors to Lexiiigton Monday. Remember the Bank of Lexington pavs 4 per cent on tune deposits. Ab solute security. C. O. Nixon was up from Tolarville Monday. G. M fryer, of Eulogy, mingled with friends here Monday. J. C. Pierce and ,1. T. Pieice, of Eulogy visited Lexington Monday, 5 or 6 doses " 686 '' will cure any case of Chills and Fevei. Pike 25c. ,1 W. Holloway, of EJeu. transacted business in Lexington Monday. H A Rosenthal made a business visit to Tchuia Monday Win. Maiks, of Howard, transacted business in Lexington Monday. W. R. Terry and Mrs Riddle, of Acomi, visited Lexington Monday. Sharpening and repairing lawn mowers is our special ty. Send us yours, ington Garage. U. G. Grantham. R. C. Rodgers and R. A Rodgers, of the Forest neigh borhood, were business visitors to Lexington Monday. B A. Armstrong, of Bowling Green, mingled with Lexiugton friends Mon day. Lex A bad wrack occurred a boot four miles north of Jackson ad 2:40 o'clock red Monday morning at which four per sons were killed-and a number injured. W. d. Lott, of State Line, Miss., and Walter Wood, colored, of NewOrlean*. and Jos Trelxer. of Taylor, Miss mail clerks ami an unidentified person, (burned beyond recognition) wore in-' steady killed Those injured were: ThomasMcCkwkey, Joe Ames, colored, G. Farrell, New Orleans, baggageman:; Ed Palmer, mail helper; R. T. dowse, mail helper. The wreck was caused by removal of Huh plates fr ,ji the track and was unqueaiiou.uiy the work of bandits bent on robbery, a Dallas Crabtree on Monday exhibit a *} sonje ata lks of oats raised by A E Swinney, which had already headed ou , w bicb is unusually early, Reirember the Bank of Lexington P*vs 4 P® r cenl 00 tin,e d«PO*it 8 Ab be !ol n te security 80 W. T. Martin.of near Ebenezer, was a visitor to the city Tuesday. C. P. Dallam, of Green wo- d. reps tered at the Arlington Hotel iue.iday. Walter Shannon went to Clarksdale in Tuesday morning on a visit to the, home circle. Capt. M.Logan, of Memphis, visited' Lexingtm Tuesday, Rev. Di C. E Cunningham, who; f or » be past 21 years has been pastor; of the Presbyterian church at Yazoo; City, died Monday morning. ttcComb, engineer; flMnaB. McCotnb:, Planet Jr. garden plows do best work. Grass and weeds go under behind one. Sold by Hardware-Lumber Co. be of is Mrs. A. M. Pepper and Miss Edna Wilburn left Friday for Washington, D. C., to attend the D. A. R. conven tion. Do not forget the spelling match be tween the Elliott Hill and Providence schools at the High School auditorium tonight. W. T. Martin.; R. F. D. No. 1, Ebenezer, is a new subscriber to the Advertiser. W. T. i'easley was down from Reeves on a business visit Tuesday. Hbn. A. M. Pepper visited Dmant Friday. __ Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets asisst nature in driving all im purities out of the system, insuring a free and regular condition and restor ing the organs of the body to health and strength sold bv All Dealers L. W Herring, Jr., of Vaiden,greet ed friend, here Tuesdav, while enroute to Greenwood. Ellison, of Beat 3, Squire R. K. mingled with Lexington friends Mon day. R G. Brock.of Ebenezer, was a vis itor to the city Monday R E Mooney and T J Mooney spent Monday night at Durant G C. Mooiev left Monday night for south McAlester, Ukla , to visit his sisters and do some piospecting 5 or « doses "666" will cure any case of Chills and Fever Price 25c. J. A Sharpe was given a hearty greeting by his many friends last Fri nay—the first time in five weeks he had appeared, as a result of small pox at his house. All are now entirely;well. Johnson Fryer took a trip to Yazoo City Tuesday D. D. Gibson was up from Franklin Tuesday. G L. Robertson, Nowata, Okla., is a new subscriber to the Advertiser. Good results always follow the use of Foley's Kidney Pills. They give prompt relief in all caoes of kidney and bladder disorders, are healing, strengthening and anti-septic. Try them. Sold by B S. Beall. M. W. Smith, of Franklin, spent Monday on our busy marts. H. Y. Waterer and family have moved frem Silver City to Yazoo City. L. W. Fonville spent Sunday with Rev, M. Broadaway, who we are pleased to learn, is gradually improv ing. G. L. Robeitson, W. M. Perkins, A. E. Porter and J. D. Parish left Tuesday for Nowata, Oklahoma, to seek their fortune While we wish them good luck, we shall not be sur prised any day to see theii smiling countenance back here in God's ooun try. Harper Wigley. Ezra, is a new sub serber to this paper. Alexander's loe Cream Par* lor hae recently been fitted up and made more attractive. They oater to the best trade. B. C. Stewart, of Zeiglerville, was a Lexington visitor Monday. Frank Ashley, who ban been with the W. I. Swain Dramatic Company, is home on a visit Green D. Moore, of Memphis, ming led with friends and customers in Lex ington Monday. T. H. Bradley, of Brozvilie. bad business in the city Monday. C. Hudbeck, of Jenkinsville, spent Monday on our busy marts. Dr. C. A Mooie went to West Sun day to spend a few days on profession al business. Diarrhoea shauld be cured without loss of time and by a medicine which like Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarorbea Romedv not only cures promptly but produces no unpleasant after effects It never fails and is pleasant and safe to take. 3oId by All Dealers. W. C. Downer, of Emory, was dis cernible among the many business vis itors to Lexington Monday. Rev A. H. Miller was a Lexington visitor Monday. B. S. Chun and J. C. Chun of Zeig <erville, were Lexington viaitora Mon day. Col. J. M Johnson, of Acona, visit ed friends in tbe city Mondav. Every known useful gar den implement for sale by Hardware-Lumber Co. J. A. and A. G. Rogers weie up from Ebenezer Monday. S. B Roach, of Webb, was here the early part of the week en a business on and. j Rolando, Prince Albert, Jr Cortez and Vanduke Will make the season at m' farm, West End, Lcx ; ngt n, Miss. . PRINCE ALBERT, Jr., —Is smooth black, 16 1-2 hanos, weighs 1250 lbs Perfect form, kind and goes all gaits, a strong individual breeder, transmitting his kind disposition ana saddle qualities in all his colts. Terms: Reason $10.00 insured $15.00. ROLANDO— No. 2479 imported German Coach blood bay, 16 1-2. weighs 1300 lbs., good action, kind and Season $15.00 insured $20.00. I a string breed r. Terms: I PEDIGREE—Prince Albert, Jr„ was Bired by Prince Albert, Sr., he by Blood Chief; he by Old Prince Albert; and he by Prince Henry, 1st Jam; Black Diamond a celebrated saddle tin re; sited by Thomas Hal and he by the noted Old Henry Hal. CORTEZ and VANDUKE. Are large Standard Bred Jacks, smooth limbs and bodies, and splendid breeders. Terms: Season $8.00, insured $i0 00. Season's money in advance; insurance due when mare foals, change hands or moved. All possible care will be taken to prevent accidents, but not responsible should any occur GOOD PASTURE $1.00 PER MONTH. FEED A T COST. Registered Jersey Bull— Gwinton's Kern Lad No. 87338; sire Fox's Fern Lad, No. 70267; he by Golden Fern Lad, NV2160; 1st dam, Inarro's Fanfare, No. ..106C3; 2nd dam. Fox's Belle of Granville, test 21 lbs butter in seven days. TERMS : $2.50 Cash with Cow. W. B. LUNDY, LEXINGTON, -MSS. A Canadian farmer noted for his absent-mindedness went to town one dav and transacted his hnsine^s with the utmost p ecisiou fays Leslie's. He sianeJ on Ins way home, however, with the tinu couvictiun that he had forgotten something, but what it was he could not recall. As he retied home the conviction increase 1, and three times be stopped his horse and went CBre'nllv through his pocketbook in a vaiu endeavor to discover wbat he had forgotten. In due course he reached borne, and was met by bis daughter, who looked at him in sui prise anti exclaimed, "Why, fatner, where have you left mother?'' Duncan McLeod was down from French Beno Dlautation on a visit to the home circle Sunday. The many friends in Holmes county of Hon R. E. Sneehy, of Mondenhall, are greatly pleased to learn of his ap poiu p.io t ..s i-n.tiio.llor for the 10th district. He is an able lawyer and well equipped for the position. R. E. Wilburn went to Durant Mon day to meet Mrs. Wilburn on her re turn from an extended visit at New Orleans. J. H. Malone, of Eulogy, transacted business here Monday. Mr. N. Kothrock, of Nashville, Tenn., writes the J. M. Alexander Drug Co., thusly: "I was a sufferer from Rheumatism for a year or more and tried all medicines recommended as a cure, but failed to find relief, un til I used one bottle of "Your Sure Be lief,'' and will say the one bottle gave me relief at once and 1 intend to keep a supply on hand for future use. I cbem fully recommend "Sure Relief" to all suffering humanity." Remember the Bank of Lexington pays 4 per ceut on time deposits. Ab solute security. Gov. Noel has appointed Dr R. E. Howard, of Durant, a trustee of the State Charity Hospital at Jackson. Howard Fonville spent 8unday with friends near Tchuia. is Rev. Edward McCrady held services at St. Mary's Episcopal Church Sun day morning and night N. C. West, of West, passed thiough here Monday morning enroute to Beat 4. where be is taking the census. 8. G. Keirn was over from Keirn's Switch Sunday on a visit. Prompt relief in all cases of throat and lung tiouble if you use Chamber Remedv. Pleasant to and healing in effect. Iain's Cough take, sooth ini Bold by All lets. Misses Frank and Kate Wiggins spent Sunday with friends at Duiaut S. F. Swinney was over from Rose neatb Sunday on a visit. Miss Bettie Brooke spent Sunday with friends at Greenwood. Mrs. Purvis, who has been. visiting bar eon,.C. M Purvis and family, left Sunday for her borne at Rayville, La , accompanied oy Mrs. C. M. Purvis and baby. R. C. Barger and daughters, Misses Lena and Mary, spent Sunday at Jack son. Folev's Kidney Remedy will cure any case of kidney and bladder trouble not beyond tbe reach of medicine. No medioine can do more. Sold by B. S. Beall. __ H. A. McGowen has resigned his position as manager of tbe electric light plant and loft Sunday for bis home at Jackson. Wnile here he gain ed many frieois, who wish him much success wherever hie lot may be cast. Tbe compress closed down for the season last Saturday. Tbe number of bales compressed daring the past seas on was 8850. IMPORTANT! -READ Chas. W. Gee Eye Graduate Optometrist Specialist i -j * - J Wi At Swinney S Stiver's Drug Store APRIL 20th to 30th. Consultation and Test Free Headaches Cored With Glasses Eye strain causes Headache, Nervousness. I remove this strain with proper ly-ground lens, If you suffer from weak, sore or painful eyes, blurred vision, inability to read at night, have me correct the refractional errors. Do not trust your eyes to just anyone. Consult only those who nave made the eye their study. Ask About the Kryptok Invisible Byfocals All Lens Fitted in the Latest Style Frame and Rimless Eye-Glasses. C. W. GEE, Home Address, Memphis, Tenn. w. j. Mcelroy LEXINGTON, MISS. Blacksmith and Woodworkman The All Round Man Always Pleases His Customers Will Buy All Scrap Iron at 25 cents per Huudred Pounds. Horseshoeing a S pecialty. Money to Loan. Long time, Easy payments, Low rate of interest. HOOKER A MoBEE. Att'ye, Lexington, Miss. a-n-tf A. A. PORTER EBENEZER, MISS. Blacksmith and General Repairer Always rrepared to do your work uptodate. Satisaction guaranteed. Horseshoeing a Specialty. Money to Loan on implored swamp property on long time; easy terms. W. L. DYER. Lexington, Miss.