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be 12 & LEXINGTON, MISSISSIPPI, AUGUST 28, 1914 VOL 77—No 15 $1.00 PER YEAR rr Fail and Winter Goods Ar riving Daily and Our Boyer Still in the Market. * * , /I II Us) jflijii 3 gp 4 «• ft K ft 7 & a : j him M A f*3? 7 ESP •r & W § - / r HKI ■>: Every mother knows that DRESSING the children well is just as necessary as sendi n g them to school. A well-dr esse d, neat APPEARANCE in a ft ej life has VALUE. The one thing we wan t yo u t o k no w is W HERE to buy thing s fo r th e ch ildren. You will answer t his quest ion for yourse lf W HEN you come t o our store. S EE what we have for children and get our PRICES. a m / v m mL '/ 8 g§ Um m m m mm m A , * V " } [I %vA McRAE'S Phone No. 24. Lexington, Miss. OVER THE COUNTY TCHULA. Last Friday was "Jonah Day" for those who had planned a trip anywhere on the train as there were two wrecks, one in the^early morning which caused a delay of three hours, and also one in the evening that caused another tire some delay. J. M. Howard, of Durant, is with us for several days this week. Mrs. Bessie Whitehead and children, of Winona, are the guests of Mrs. Whitehead's father. D. N. Foose C. A. Redding has gone to Terry, his old home, for a brief pisit. G. F. Nixon is at home this week packing his household goods prepara tory to moving to Indianola. We are loath to part with Mr. and Mrs. Nixon and truly hope they may return to Tchula and make it their home Morriis Hargon left Sunday for Cot-1C. tondale to visit J. Carr iur a few days. i The Misses Brewer, of Black Hawk, , were the guests of Mrs. 0. W. Nixon j Sunday. Little Miss Mamie Gwin Arnett is; being charmingly entertained by Miss j Eugenia Birdsong in her Terry home. ! Dr. H. W. Turnipseed carried a pa tient to Jackson to be operated on for appendicitis Tuesday. j Misses Aileen and Maidee Smith spent several days in Lexington last! week. j A colored revival is in progress at Gwin this week, Rev. "Bill Johnson doing the preaching. Quite a number of white people go every night to hear | "Bill" "exhort his sinful brothers and ; sisters to turn from their wicked ways, and live a clean life." Miss May Myers, of Sidon, is the cherished guest of Miss Thelma Wal lace this week. Mrs. A. G. Kelly went to St. Louis last Friday to help select the fall stock for the Tchula Commercial Co. Mr and Mrs. J. M. Hatch and charming children after a week's pleas ant stay with Mrs. Hatch's parents, Dr. and Mrs T. W. Foster, returned Friday to their Louisiana home. Mrs. S. R. T. Perry, our genial post mistress, spent Sunday in Mileaton Miss Fannie Ross is visiting friends and relatives in the Southern part of the state. Mrs. Mollie Shook and children, of Memphis, are the highly prized guests Mrs. bhook's brother, E. I. Whit tington, this week Morris Filnk after spending some time in New Orleans has returned home. Mrs. Annie Hoover is visiting rela tives in Greenwood this week. Oatis Foster has accepted a position in Buckner, La., and left Friday to begin woik. Little Miss Corrie Lee Cotton, of New Orleans, is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Mamie Chiles. j Master "Sonny" Clark accompanied! his grandmother to her home inJackson j Mono ay. Miss Jimmie Neal Owens, who has been visiting in Cruger for some time, j returned home Sunday. The Woman's Home Mission Society met Tuesday afternoon with Mrs 0. j W. Nixon with a very good attend- [ ance. H. A. Mercer went to Yazoo City Sunday night. Mrs. T. S. Love and son, of Jackson, are the guests of Mrs. T. W. Foster this week Vacation days are almost over and our boys and girls will soon be hieing away to college and we will miss their, bright happy faces and merry voices, i LADY GAY. Of Not a Bottle Returned. Experience of an old Druggist: "I have sold nearly all the Hughes' Tonic bought of you. and not a bottle has < been returned. I have been in the drug business for twenty-five years and have never sold anything that gave such satisfaction. " Sold by Druggiat —60c. and $1.00 bottles. Prepared by Robinson-Pettet Co , Louisville. In corporated. NORTH DURANT. The cemetery improvement meet was the event of the week in North Durant when the friends and relatives met at Brister cemetery, in loving memory of the dear dead, as is their custom once every year, to clean away the weeds and plant and place flowers, renew acquaintances and strengthen friendship. West, Durant and Lexing ton were well represented at the meet ing. Mrs. J. D. Weeks was "tenting on the old camp ground" a few days this week, Mrs. M. L. Ammons attended the cemetery meetiing. Miss Wynn and Pierson Erion were the out of town gueBts at the enter tainment at Mrs. Ethel Melton's Wed nesday evening. "You hear dero bells er ringing, and many tongs a-tinging—not wed^ ding bells however -for our old maid has skidooed; gone where widowers are seldom seen and never heard. Since our last report Mr. and Mrs. L. Hathcock have moved out of North Durant, to the deep regret of i the close friends made while rasiding , in our burg. With the poec they j agreed there is no placejlike home. Mr. Herman Weeks, of Edsville, Holmes cdunty, and Miss Ida Belle j Miller were quietly married Saturday at four o'clock, Rev. Hickerson offici ating. Mr. Weeks is one of Edsville's most popular young men, Miller a most amiable and lovely young lady from Attala, The residence of Mrs. John Weeks, of North Durant, was theGretna Green t0 tbe consummation of this happy |_ 1 ana | ; j j j j [ Cut Out tHe Heavy Greasy Foods l m j ! j I j 1 j A # flM O Ss ilSS-* I 1 , aer* YE.S, YE-5, or COURSE IT J HOT BUT THEN REMEMBER WHAT TIME OF THE YEAR IT 1-5. NOW 1-5 THE TIME To CUT' OUT THE HEAVY GREA-5Y EOOD-5 AND EAT DELECTABLE THING-5 YOU CAN BUY IN OUR GROCERY -5TORE. YOU'LL TEEL COOL AND BE COOL. WE NEVER WARM OUR CU-5TO MER-5 ON PRICE J. art Coot CoOtU -71 U t :omi *r i o St; yV RESOLVED: 4 THAT YOU WON'T MIND THE HOT WEATHER ir YOU EAT THE COOLING THING J YOU CAN GET IT IN OUR -STORE. I a j j NORQUIST'S union. Mrs. Ethel Melton entertained Wed nesday evening. Rook and dancing was the pastime. We were pleased to note that one of Gold Dust Twins was with a motor ing party last week from Goodman to Franklin. Black-Eyed Susan is experiencing a case of dry grins this week—over an acquisition. Come and see, Gold Dust Twins. Miss Sallie Hatchell, of "Glen Don ald,'' is off for a long tour East. She will visit points of interest in North and South Carolina enroute. Mr. and Mra. Chaa. Hathcock were serenaded on the eve of their depart ure-violin and vocal music. Mesdames Sydney Strowd and Earl Vaughn passed through North Durant enroute to Durant on a shopping tour Saturday afternoon * We hem;'®*- oreigrers having been our burg recently, yet "we fear no evil" for Dutchmen (?) you know are not very harmful. The friends of Mrs. V. McNeer (nee Irene Brister) were delighted at hav ing her with them luesday at the dm ner, but really Black Eyed Susan thinks that little lady Frances deserves the greater part of the compliment— you need not let Irene read this though. Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Tate with their manly young son, Master Rosamond. of near West, gladdened the home of Mr and Mrs. Murphy Melton Sunday ] We, too, have had peddlers. Mr. S Montgomery passed through with some of the most luscious beef, so fat and nice, with a price fixed that many of us could afford steak and roast that we would not have had since market 1 beef is so high priced. The many of "ye long ago triends" were delighted to have Mrs. Albert Moore (Miss Matt) with them Tuesday at the cemetery gathering. Master 0. E Brister. Jr . of Mem phis, escorted his mother to the ceme tery cleaning Tuesday. "Papa Eble" having been detained at home from a painful fall caused by a car box having a defective ladder. to a , Miss Stingley. of Vaughan, is viait her aunt Mra |, orr . we are sorry to note that Mra. T. p, Montgomery and baby have been ver y 8 j c k f or the paBt week. Xhe j unior Rook C | ub met with Miss Allieen Waits Friday afternoon. Af ter several games of Rook were played delightful cakes and ices were served by t he hostess. Mrs. Mabry is visiting her son, La mar Mabry. Robert Lipsey spent Sunday in Franklin. j c.Johnson was seen on our streets ] aat week Mr. and Mrs. Jim Powers spent Sun day in Jackson. Mr. Griff Mabry and children spent Sunday in Jackson, Emma Cowsert entertained several girls and boys Tuesday night After BLACK-EYED SUSANS. GOODMAN. Miss Virgie Montgomery, of Durant, is visiting her cousin. Miss Minnie Montgomery. Mrs. Nelson and Mrs. Simmons spent the day in Pickens Friday. P. J. McClure, of New Augusta, Miss., was seen on our streets yester day. several games of Rook and other games were played cakes and ices were served. Messrs. John Waugh and Kelley Un ger left Sunday for West Point. Mrs. Gulledge is spending a while with her daughter in Durant. What has become of the Black-Eyed Susans? We regretted not seeing you all in The Advertiser last week. GOLD DUST TWINS. MONTGOMERY We are having some pretty weather and some of the people have started to picking cotton—but most of them are still picking boll weevils Misses Minnie and Nellie Buchanan and J. J. Holloway called at the home of W. A. Woods Sunday and in com pany with Misses Tennie Ndnn and Mary Woods spent the afternoon in the park down on Sbotwell. F. T Lennar*? wwit to Crnurar Mon day. Mr. and Mrs. Spivey and Messrs. Morgan and Joe Wherry went car rid ing Sunday . J. J. Holloway gave a party Friday night in honor of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Williams and sweet little daughter, Estelle. They have come down from Ethelville, Ala., to spend a pleasant while with relatives and friends around Montgomery. Honeysuckle, 1 agree with you about tattlers although we have no real bad ones but have had them and they are rather bad. Messrs. Hutchinson and John Collier were seen enroute to—somewhere — Sunday. Messrs. Walter Parker and Melton Rivers called at the home of J. J. Holloway Sunday afternoon. W A. Woods and Miss Tennie Nunn made a pleasant call at the home of J. J. Holloway Friday. J. J. Holloway and J. C. Williams called on John and Sam Willoughby Friday afternoon. J. C. Williams and Melton Rivera came from Columbus last week They said people had good crops around there. As we are so far out in the jungiee we don't learn tmuch so will bid all adieu. TUCK, TED AND TILL. to in NEAR HOFFMAN. Thank you. Watchman; you know I'm right about tattling women. It ia wrong for any of us to speak evil of one another. Many thanks to you, Tobe.for agree ing with me about tattling women; for we all know a good, true Christian person never tatties. You can sea a good, true Christian man or woman and they never try to tell you another person's faults. We should talk about other people as we would like to be talked about and treat others would like to be treated. — as we m , , _ Look at our own faults before we look at our neigh bor's. I Little Beulah Maie Keith spent lhursday with Miss Curtis Ammons. Mrs. M. D. Mayo and daughter-in law, Mrs. R. P. Mayo, called on Mrs. Bessie Brooks Thursday. Mrs. Ethel Mayo's two Bisters spent a few days with her last week. They returned to their home inAttala county Sundav. Mrs. Bessie Brooks spent Friday evening with her step-sister. Mrs Eth el Mayo. T Brooks has a good truck hack and harness for sale cheap J. J. Mayo went to Durant Friday. Constable Walker Grace called on A. P Wiltshire Saturday. Mrs. J. D. Weeks and Miss Minnie Jordan are spending a few days with friends and relatives near Hoffman. We are always glad to see them. We often hear one of our prominent young planters say he is going to get married—to whom, I wonder! Mr. and Mrs R. p. Mayo spent Sun day in Attala with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Mayo spent Sun day with T. M. Brooks and family HONEYSUCKLE. NEAR CRUGER. Hope everybody j warm weather. ! „ w B- and R. W Miller j and.L. C. Green were seen on the busy I streets of Cruger Saturday. Mr. Ernest Kiser dined at Mr. j Mrs. Chevallier's Sunday. Miss Kate Waller spent Monday and Monday night very pleasantly with the 1 Misses Greer J Messrs. M.iler, Blackwell and John Long were recent callers at L. C. Green s the past week. r J ,2'. J Jar ! <,nson was a viai*or at R. L. Callihan s the past week. Miss Bessie Parkinson has returned home from a long visit to her sister and reports a grand time. MissesMyrtle and Hattie Green have just returned home from a visit to their uncle, W. W. Miller, of Washington county and report a nice time Ourhustiing little mail carrier, Mr. Theo Arterbury, looks awfully j lonely these days. Wonder what is the matter with him! As this is our first attempt will bid you adieu, hoping to see this in print. We are TWO DEWDROPS. enjoying this 10 and LITTLE BLACK. Miss Gladys Sudbeck is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Joe Harris, of Benton. 0. S Williamson and family spent Wednesday night at S. K. Tate's, j Rev. A. H. Miller is at Emory this week holding a series of meetings. Mrs. SJ. E. Tate and daughters, Sal lie Mae and Roena, spent Thursday with friends in Lexington. Mrs. Rathell Swinney is visiting her j mother, Mrs. W. C Grantham Miss Zenith Swinney, W. A. Rathell and Joe Frank Ellis spent a few pleas ant hours with Misses Sallie Mae and Linnie Tate Saturday night. Mr. Rufus Self spent Sunday with Continued on ptge 7.