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, <$> if i\ a e i - c: . : JC i <* ♦ ,), i v r f ± $1.00 PER YEAR Th« Uririt C>u»r«nlr»0 Cir< ulation of any paper ever pubkshed in Holmes County LEXINGTON. MISSISSIPPI, JANUARY 17, 1913 THE LEXINGTON ADVERTISER* EaUbUshad 183* j Cooaojjdatad THE HOLMES COUNTY TIMES. EuaOuabad 1*06 1 No».30.I906 VOL 75—No 35 $» NORQUIST'S ] ] S E L L s i; [ Dried Beef, Boiled Ham & Breakfast Bacon, Sliced any Thickness OUR HAVE YOUR COFFEE GROUND ON COFFEE MILL FREE. ERIC NORQUIST Lexington, Miss. Phones 150 and 228 Home Brevities The Masonic blue lodge held a meet District Deputy ing Monday night. Grand Master P. H. Murphy was in vited to the East, and in a most im pressive, expressive and faultless man ner conferred the Entered Apprentice degree on his son, Charles M. Murphy. It develops that]J there are 1500 less educable children enrolled in Holmes county than two years ago, and the prorata share of Holmes county in the state distribution will be $2700 less The reason for this is presumably that so many negroes have moved from here to the delta. H. W. Walton and John H. Walton down from Acona Tuesday. than heretofore. 1 were H. E. Mullen, of Acona, transacted | business here Tuesday. LIV-VER-LAX the Liver Tonic, ask B. S. Beall. Miss Asie Hicks resumed her duties in the school room Monday morning af ter a week's absence on account of ill ness. Miss Lillie Rathell made a visit to Memphis a recent date. Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Bailey have the sincere and heartfelt sympathy of friends on the death Monday of their four weeks old baby. Supt. J. M. Kimbrough on Tuesday received a shipment of corn from South Mississippi, which he will sell at cost to the Corn Club boys. This corn took the first prize at the Mem phis, Jackson and Meridian fairs and averaged 120Jbushels per acre on ten acres. W. E.McLellan, of Bowling Green, spent Tuesday in Lexington. J. Powers Williams returned Tuesday from a sojourn at Memphis. T. W. Boyd, of Liberty Chapel,made Lexington a business visit Tuesday. B. S. Beall's is the headquarters for LIV-VER-LAX. Buck Bros., of Acona, have a half advertisement in this issue. page , tl These enterprising young gentlemen are going after business in the right way and as a consequence their sales ever show a decided increase. George Alexander resumed his stud ies at school Monday after an illness of two weeks. H, C. Johnson and Aubrey Flowers visited Tchula Monday. Hon. J. D. Guyton, of Durant, vis itedLexington on professional business Tuesday. The J. M. Alexander Drug Co., has received an attaractive offer from a large and wealthy St. Louis patent|me dicine concern suggesting consolidation and removal to St. Louis. As the lo cal concern is doing very well, it is very unlikely|that it will accept the offer. Hints for Houskeepers. Keep Foley's Honey and '''ar Com pound always on hand, and you can quickly head off a cold by its prompt use. It contains no opiates, heals and soothes the inflamed air passages stops the cough and may save a big doctor's bill. In the yellow package. For sale by Swinney & Stigler. H W. L. Jordan has resigned his posi tion as deputy circuit clerk and ac cepted one as office man for the Herr man Grocer Co. In addition to Mr. Jordan the force of this enterprising concern will be: Morris Herrman, Jake Herrman, Isidore Herrman, Miss ' Bettie Alexander, Miss Cornelia Buck. Dr. M. L. Pollard, of Thornton,visit ed Lexington Tuesday. Durant, Miss., January 11,—'The first meeting of the BlackRiver Drain age Commission was called to meet at the City Hall in Durant yesterday. There were about 100 interested land owners present. The meeting was called to order by Hon. P. M. Elmore and Dr. L. S. Rogers, of West, Miss., was elected chairman. The United States government has sent its engin eers to meet with the land owners and lay the plans before them. Speeches were made by Ex-Gov. E. F. Noel, of Lexington, Banker L. Foot, of Canton, a Mr. Cameron, of Canton, and others. It was agreed that the survey be made and another meeting to be called at that time, when a commission would be elected and steps taken to straight en the river. When the above is done, it will add many thousands upon thou sands of acres of the richest land in the 'known world to cultivate, 1 Dr. B. A. Shepherd and D.W. Rhyne | were at Jackson Saturday to be pre sent at the operation performed on Mrs. Rhyne at the State Hospital. The operation was successful and the patient is improving nicely. DeWitt Buck and Henry Buck, of Acona, were business visitors to Lex ington Tuesday. Why be constipated, when you can buy LIV-VER-LAX at B. S. Beall's. Mrs. E. C. Foose and baby, of Tchu la, were the prized guests of friends in Lexington Monday. W. D. Robertson and E. R. Robert son, of Sweetwater, made Lexington a visit on business Monday. J. A. Warner, of Acona, transacted business here Monday. W. J. Turberville, of Brozville, greeted friends here Monday. W. D. Killebrew, the efficient road contractor in Beat 4, was a business visitor to Lexington Saturday. OH YOU CALOMEL, get out of the way and let LIV-VER-LAX do the work, purely vegetable, ask B. S. Beall. J. I. Martin, Jennings Martin, H K. Jordan H, C. Moorehead and Gus Tidwell, of Tolarville, were noted on our throbbing thoroughfares Saturday. Capt. B. R. Hammett exchauged greetings with his many Lexington friends Saturday. Escaped After Fifteen Years. W. P Broyles made a successful es cape after fifteen years of suffering from kidney and bladder troubles. Foley Kidney Pills released him and will do just the same for others. He says: "They cured a most severe backache with painful bladder irregu larities, and they do all you claim for them." Refuse substitutes. For sale by Swinney & Stigler. a lo is the Jas. Watson, of Hariand's Creek, was here in a business way Saturday. G. D. Gantt, of Brozville, sojourned in the city Saturday. Prof. J. W. Sargent, of the Agri cultural High School at Goodman, at tended a meeting of high school princi pals at Jackson last Friday. In the state school apportionment for January, Lexington with 807 educable children receives $1,039.05 and Durant with 667 educable children $858.80. Ask B. S. Beall for a free sample of LIV-VER-LAX. Mr. and Mrs. F. Allen Howell and baby, of Ebeenzer, spent Sunday with J. T. Fincher and family, at the Ar lington Hotel. J. B. Williamson, of McMillan's, spent Saturday in Lexington. W. F Farr, of Emory, had business transactions in Lexington Saturday. W. Brooke Burwell and Renshaw Thomas, of Ebenezer, made this city a visit Tuesday. can big ac The stockholders of the Bank of Lexington held their annual meeting on Tuesday of this week. The net earnings on the capital stock during the year just closed were 131 per cent, and a cash dividend of 10 per cent paid to stockholders, the residue of the earnings being passed to the reserve account. All the old officers were re elected, as follows: W. O. Barrett, president; E. F. Noel, vice president; Stephen L. Burwell, cashier, C. M,iW(, Purvis, assistant cashier; E. F. Ra- ( thell, teller. Directors: W 0. Bar-' rett, J. L. McRae, E. F. Noel, S. L. Burwell and A. M. Pepper. S. D. Bailey, of Acona, favored this office with a pleasant call Tuesday. W. R. Booth, of Acona, was noted on our bu«y marts Tuesday. D. R. McCluskey, of Goodman, had business in the city Tuesday. J. Wright McRae, of Acona, favored this office with a pleasant callTuesday Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Gulledge left last week for Goodman. By far ihe oldest person reported to Dr. Eggleston, local registrar for this district, since the Vital Statistics law went into efFect was Diisy Randall, colored, who died at her home north of Lexington on January 2, 1913, at the age of 112. If her age was correctly kept, she was probably the oldest per son living at the time in Holmes coun ty. You will always find LIV-VER-LAX at the best drug stores, ask B.S. Beall. R. G. Russell and Miss Irene Rus sell, of Helena, Ark., and Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Russell, of Memphis, at tended the funeral of the late Mrs. Lucy Russell, at Zeiglerville, Sunday. J.A. Brown and S. O. Stigler visited Howard Monday. S. J. Foose, of Tchula, was a Sun day visitor to Leixngton. W. G. Googin of Durant, attended to business in Leixngton Monday. H. L. Nichols looked after property interests in the delta Monday. Dr. M. L. Pollard, of Thornton, spent Sunday night in the city. C. L. Keirn, of Keirn's Switch, spent Sunday in the home circle here. A valuable horse belonging to Ki Harrington was seized with hydropho bia while in the city Friday and was necessarily put to death. Calomel, Calomel, you can not stay for LIV-VER-LAX has shown us an easier way, ask B. S. Beall. E. M. Jefcoat, of Hopewell, ex changed salutations with friends in the city Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Eggleston came in from Wanalaw Wednesday morning to spend the day. Col. J. M. Johnson, of Acona, spent the fore part of the week in the city. J. T. Downer and ron, Kenneth, of Acona, visited Lexington Wednseday. Mrs. N. L. McLeod and Mrs. Minnie Lee Reed went to the Crescent City Wednesday. C. K. Reid is convalescent from an attack of illness. W. J. Spell, of Forest Grove, so journed in thelcity Wednesday. Best Cough Medicine for Children. "I am very glad to say a few words : n r"-ai=e r* Chamberlain's Cough Re medy," writes Mis. Lida Dewey, Mil waukee, Wis. "I have used it for years both for my children and myself and it never fails to relieve and cure a cough or cold. No',family with chil dren should be without it as it gives almost immediate relief in cases of croup." Chamberlain's Cough Reme dy is pleasant and safe to take, which is of great imporatnee when a medi cine must be given to young children. For sale by All Dealers. Pickens, Miss., Jan. 11.—About noon yesterday Dr. Wm. Clanton, our "grand old man," died. He had passed his eightieth mile-post. He had been practicing medicine for nearly sixty years and had made for himself a most enviable reputation. His re mains were interred here this after noon. He leaves a daughter, Miss Bessie Clanton, and a son, Paul Clan lorj-I?r. Clanton was active in his M,iW(, man until jd»; a few d&yi bcfdYte ( his death, as 4, the Carl Fincher held the lucky number at the moving picture show Saturday night entitling him to the prize of two rabbits. I. Hyman and Jake Herrman visited Tchula Tuesday. Rabbi Kory held services at Temple Beth-El Monday night. D. F.. Boatwright made a business trip to Durant Monday. L. C. Stubblefield visited Jackson Sunday. Capt. J W. Lockhart, Durant s pop ular and efficient postmaster, visited Lexington Tuesday. We may live without conscience and live without heart; We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without friends, we may live without fads, But business today cannot live without ads. of of of to to I. a S. G. Keirn, of Keirn's Switch, spent Monday night in Lexington. S. H. Chun and J. C. Chun, of Zeig lerville, were Lexington visitors Satur day. T. S. Humphries was over from Du rant on a business errand Tuesday. Wm. Schild orders his Advertiser sent to him at Memphis in the future. Capt. S. G. Garrard, of Hebron, at tended to business in the city Monday. Mrs. A. W. Mitchell, of Durant, came over Monday morning on a visit tojher father, Dr. J. W. Jordan, and family. Cut the High Cost of Living. W. H. Chapman, Winnebago^ Neb., tells how he did it, "My two children had a very bad cough and the doctor's medicines did them no good. I got a bottle of Foley's Honey and lar Com pound, and before it was all used the childrea were free and cured of their cough. I saved a doctor's Dill for one 25c bottle of Foley's Honey and Tar Compound." No opiates, at Swinney & Stigler's. For sale F. H. Russell, of Hollandale, attend ed the funeral of the late Mrs. Lucy Russell, at Zeiglerville, Sunday. The supreme court has reversed and remanded the case of Miss Mollie Wherry et al vs. Mrs. Norma Latimer et al,appealed from the chancery court of Holmes county. Miss Cornelia Buck has accepted a position as stenographer in the Mer chants & Farmers Bank & Trust Go's, office. Joe Matlock returned to Yazoo City Saturday after an extended visit to his uncle, S. W. Cox, of Black Hawk . M. W. Parish has rented the Ran dom Shot plantation from Hon. A. M. Pepper for a period ot years. J. Baxter Byrd, of Brozville, was a Sunday visitor to Lexington. S. E. Sample, of Ebenezer, was up Friday night to see the "Goose Girl" at the Opera House, and went to Jack son Saturday to see Julian Eltinge in the play, "Fascinating Widow. " Mrs. Crawford and little girl, of Eden, spent the night with Dr. and Mrs. S. A. Eggleston while oh her way home from Goodman. J. E. Dodd was over from Bowling Green Wednesday. i Dr. G. C. Phillips, county health officer, reported to the Board of Su ervisors for the month of December, as follows: Number of cases of tuber culosis, 10, all colored; malaria, 134, white, 55, colored 70; typhoid fever, 4, all colored; diphtheria, 6, all white; pellagra, 5, ail colored. The doctor complains that the majority of the doctors of the county fail to report as required by the ordinances passed by the Rdatd of Supervisors. Rev. A. II. Miller,ofBowling Green, exchanged salutations with Lexington friends Saturday. Q. C. Bevill, of Bethesda, made Lexington a business visit Saturday. T. L Eubank, of Bowling Gieen, was here Saturday on a business er rand. It W. E. Moore, of Sweetwater, so journed in the city Saturday. T. B. Sample, of Franklin, greeted friends here Saturday. Hon. P. P. Lindholm has his law office over Lipsey-Doty Co's store. is ed of J, W. Perry, of Hariand's Creek, attended to matters of business here Saturday. Chronic Constipation Cured. "Five years ago I had the worst case of chronic constipation I ever knew of and Chamberlain's Tablets cured cm," writes S. F. Mich. Fish, Brooklyn, For sale by All Dealers. Maj. and Mrs. S. L. Burwell went to New Orleans Wednesday on a visit. J. D. Wigley, of Highland, attended to business in Lexington Wednesday. R. S. Bowman was over from Yazoo City Wednesday on business. J. T. Moore, of Durant, spent Wed nesday in Lexington. J. W. McNeer, of Maxville, had busi ness transactions in the county capital Wednesday. J. T. Paxton, of Tolarville, spent Wednesday on our busy marts. Mrs. W. N.Morgan, Jr., of Ardmore, Okla., was the prized guest of Holmes county relatives and friends last week. S. W. Cox, of Black Hawk, made Lexington a business visit Saturday. J. F. Wood, W. W. Williamson, Wal ter Sherron, R. C. Rodgers. W. C. Rodgers, Robert Rodgers, M. G. Brough, J. D. Truitt, J. 1. Truitt, M. I. Truitt, S. E. Tate, Wilson Tate, J. H. Nabers, W. H. Nafcers, of Bowling Green, were noted on our streets Sat urday. J. N. Dodd, of Bowling Green, made a business trip to Lexington Wednes day. R. S Bowman, Yazoo City, is a new subscriber to the Advertiser. W. A. Eubank, of Bowling Green, attended to business here Wednesday. W. W. Taylor and A. E. Ellington, of Bowling Green, were discerned among the many visitors here Wednes day. , L. C. Rodgers, of Hariand's Creek, was here Wednesday H. C. Johnson and C. R. Robinson contemplate opening a restaurant and lunch counter at Tchula in the near future. Houston Roberts,of Harland's Creek, mingled with friends here Wednesday. W. R. Fox, 195 W. Washington St., Noblesville, Ind says: "After suffer ing many months with kidney trou- . hie, after trying other remedies and prescriptions, 1 purchased a box of Foley Kidney Pills which not only did me more good than any other reme dies I ever used, but have positively set my kidneys right. Other mem bers of my family have used them with similar results." Take at the first sign of kidney trouble For sale.ville at Swinney & Stigler's. j LIV-VER-LAX FOR SICK HEADACHE It is Your Inactive Liver and Clog gad Bowels. Liv-ver-Lax la the Panacea for all Liver Trou bles and Constipation. You are bilious, your thirty feet of bowels become clogged up, poisonous gasses are generated in the bowels and thrown out in the system, your head aches, you have chills and fever, you are nervous anil ill tempered, your system is full of bile not properly passed off. Your disordered stomach and biliousness cannot be regulated It is not Your stomach until you remove the cause, your stomach's fault, is as good as any. Try LlV-VER-LAX, it is purely ve getable. Do not resort to harsh phy sics and calomel which ruins the sys tem and softens the bone. LIV-VER-LAX acts gently, yet po sitively on the liver, stomach and bowels, is pleasant to take and does not gripe or sicken. It is recommend ed for grown ups and babies alt alike. You will be surprised at the amount of bile a bottle of LIV-VER-LAX will Buy a reg clean out of your system, ular 50c or $1.00 bottle at any drug store on|our guaranteee and be con vinced. THE LEBANON CO-OPERATIVE MEDICINE CO., Lebanon, Tenn. T J Brown, of Ebenezer, was in Mr. Brown is con the city Saturday, ducting a successful saw mdl business, and recently provided himself with a fine lot of stationery from the Adver tiser job department. J. S. Killebrew, of Coxburg, was the county capital on a business errand Saturday. J. S. is one of those "live at home" farmers who never bought a bushel of corn in his life but always had some to sell and who has always his farm and in kept his smoke house on never in St. Louis. Philip Liberto, the hustling and pop ular merchant at Thornton, made Lex ington a visit on business Monday. R. E. Wilburn attended the fueral of the late Dr. Clanton,^at Pickens, Sat E. Faulcoenr, of Ebene; ar, so journed in the city Monday. Peter Ingold, of Liberty Chapel, at tended to business here Monday. Jordan Bailey, J. L. Hester and Thad Hester, of Acona, were here Monday on business. Chamberlain's Cough Remedv, This remedy has no superior for coughs and colds. It is pleasant to take. It contains no opium or other narcotic. It always cures. ror sale by All Dealers. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Walton,of Acona. visited friends in the city Monday. P. S. Baker, of Acona, was here in a business way Monday. A dispatch from Ruleville announces the death of Mrs. C. G. Boyett °" January 12. Mr. Boyett w " * number of years a resident^ot^ ^an f^^ho^eepl^ sympathize with him . y ', ? in his ber , La , G e r im»n attended J- R. Moody, of Goodman, to business in Lexington Mon y. C. J. English, of Shaddon, exchanged greetings with Lexington fiends Mon day. . M. M. Beard visited Lexington &ai urday while enroute home to toiar sale.ville from a sojourn of several days i j Mr. Shute's, in Carroll county.