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SERVICE
QUALITY
We give you service in selecting just
the ARTICLE you want; service in picking
the QUALITY you desire, and service in
determining the PRICE you can afford to
pay.
These three items of SERVICE enable
you to shop at this drug store in perfect con
fidence that you will be satisfied with your
purchase. And your confidence is theje
ward for which we labor.
We invite you to bring your drug store
We will do our utmost to
problems to us.
solve them satisfactorily.
WE WANT YOUR BUSINESS
Peoples Drug Store
LEXINGTON, MISS
Phone 40
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OFFER
Ark.,
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Several nice residences.
40 acres of land near Owens.
of cut-over land near Thorn
Eighty acme
ton.
with 2 eery ant houaea and 12
I cottages
acres of land.
340 acres of land on Chicopa.
good property.
Tho Campbell plate In the Shaddon neigh
borhood; 112 acres.
00 acres of land In Trinity church neigh
borhood, near Howard.
00 acres of lend, near Ebeneacr; part of
tho Burwcll-Roberta estate.
100 acres cf land on Spring Branch Just
of Oswego plantation, near Tabula,
This la
son.
the
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Nice residence and good briek !*»!• «
warehouse building, Just off naat aide
af square.
Macedonia church, about
410 acre! near ,
0 miles from Durant, Misa. Thia place
is for tale cheap.
40 ACRES of land in the Cleveland eo n
munity; close to a church and a good
school. A bargain at $1200.00.
100 ACRES in the hills, south of Howard.
This land is listed at "before the war
prices. Let uj show it to you.
30 ACRES of good land on Cypreaa creek,
near Ebenezer. Land for tale ip this
section is hard to find a 1 cornea high, but
It is the best -hat thi hill section has to
offer.
340 ACRES 7 mile, outb of town; good
residence, 3 cabins; land lies wel-,
plenty of timber; well fenced; ebao to a , er
good school and church; on public road
on! R. F. D.; the bes*. bargain in our list
of
IT
Ot $22.00 per acre.
If you want to sell your farm
lilt it with us. If you want to
buy a good farm, come to see
us.We have these and many
other bargains to show you.
GULLEDGE & HOOKER
Real Estate Agents
MISSISSIPPI
LEXINGTON,
Office in Bank of Commerce Building
With Our Unusually Good
Facilities
We Are Prepared To
Turn Out Repair
Work Quickly
Wo know watches thoroughly,
god our equipment it complete
enough to enable us to repair
anything mendable. Our
prices for repair work are as
tonishingly reasonable.
DONT BUY A WATCH
UNTIL YOU GET
OUR PRICE
0. A. FRITZ
Watchmaker and Jeweler
LEXINGTON, MISS.
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Ex-Gov. E. P. Noel went to Yazoo City
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yesterday and Jackson today on legal j
A. Goldberg was down from Brinkley, |
Ark., Wednesday to attend the prelimin- ,
ary hearing of Paul Stein, and to attend
to matters appertaining to his brother's
estate.
Miss Agnes Smith hag accepted a po
sition as stenographer in Superior, West
Virginia.
Miss Lida Pettus was taken to the
Community hospital yesterday for an op
eration for appendicitis, which wag suc
cessfully performed by Dr. R. M. Stephen
business,
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Assistant County Farm Demonstration
Agent A. J. Kirby has been engaged in
terracing for Ki Harrington this week.
J. E. Eakin, of Round Pond, Ark., was
down on the sad mission of attending the
funeral of his father, the late F. W.
Eakin, yesterday.
The real estate firm of Gulledge h
Hooker handled the sale of the W. W.
Wynn residence and lot to W. R. Tate.
Miss Annie Cooper spent Thanksgiving
Day and week-end with relatives at Du- |
rant. |
Dr. R. A. Meek, presiding Elder for j
the Sardis district, made his family a i
visit at Black Hawk the fore part of the j
week. On his return to Sardis Tuesday
;vning, he was accompanied as far as
K. C. Rodgers, R. A. Rodgers and Leroy
Rodgers were over from Bethcsda Wed
nesdny.
Judge and Mrs. J. V. Spell, L. A. Spell
and W. M. Hocut were up from Cox
burg Wednesday.
fortunately real cold weath
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a , er has not struck us as yet, but
now we are prepared to sup
p]y y OU w ith an excellent line
of coats for men, women and
children. Let the cold wind
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Lexington by his wife and son, R. E.
Meek.
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8ee our ,me - Gertz Bro# '
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Hunt as long as you will and you can't find
more practical, sensible and useful presents
than abound in profusion here.
The best way is to come in at your leisure some
day and get an idea of our gift suggestions.
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You will be surprised to learn how many pleasing, highly
comfort giving articles are included in the term "Hard
ware.
'IF it isn't right- bring it back. "
RfcRB-B*™ C "WP*N Y
LEXINGTON. MISS.
A "Stranger Within
the Gate*" Succored
While on his way home Friday evening
during the heavy downpour of rain, Dave i
Sutton saw a man lying in front of A. j
P. Shepherd's residence in the throes of *
a convulsive fit. He immediately sum- J
moned Dr. B A Shepherd and others and j
the man was carried to A. P. Shepherd's, j
where the doctor injected some quieting
An automobile was secured
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sedatives.
and the patient hurried to the Holmes
County Community Hospital, where Dr.
Shepherd eventually succeeded in sub
duing the convulsions and the patient re
gained consciousness. Discharge papers
and other documents found in his pocket
showed him to be Sergeant James M.
Ford of the 2nd Depot Battalion Head
quarters, Canadian Expeditionary Forces
of Canada, who enlisted from Portland,
Oregon, U. S. A., on January 17, 1917,
and was discharged from active services
at Vancouver, British Columbia, October
18, 1919. The discharge papers gave him
permission to retain his uniform and
wear it if desired, traveling enroute from
Canada to his destination in the United
States. It also gave him permission to
the Honorable Discharge Badge, No.
wear
5787, presented by the Canadian govern
ment for honorable service renedered,
and also, for identification, having served
with the Canadian forces of Canada.
It appears that on his return to Port
land, Oregon, Sergeant Ford learned that
his mother had died while he was in the
and that the family had moved to
war
New Orleans. In New Orleans he found
that they had again moved and had lo
cated at Columbus, Ohio. He was on his j
way to Helena, Ark., and finding that be
had been routed wrongly stopped off at (
Lexington to retrace his course,
his grip in a barber shop, stating that
he would return in a couple of hours
after it. During the war he had repeat
edly been gassed, which had undermined
his constitution and rendered him subject
Feeling one of these fits "coming
he proceeded to take a brisk walk,
having succeeded several times in
coming them in this manner.
proved unusually severe and rendered
him unconscious for some time, and he
have perished but
He left
to fits.
on
over
But this
one
doubtless
would
for the timely discovery of his condition
He was
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,eft Sunday afternoon for Columbus,
Ohio, where members of his family now
have their home.
He was a courteous
and duty appreciative of the
i gentlema
j kindness and tender care given him while
at Lexington. His case is but an in
| stance of the benefieient mission of the
, Red Cross Society, which should have
the cordial and hearty support of each
an d all.
Miss Dee
Miss Mattie Alexander,
Moore, Miss Maud Pitchford, Miss Bettie
Pitehford, Miss Mary Etta Lundy, Miss
Madge Hammett, S. A. Maddox, J. T.
Alexander, C. S. Bowman and J. C. Bow
the guests at an elegant and
sumptuous supper Monday night of Mr.
and Mrs. Joe H. Moore, on the Haynes
place.
H. E. Sheldon, of Vicksburg, made
Lexington a visit on business Tuesday.
J. D. Hunter and B. P. Cain, of Car
roll county, were business callers at Lex
ington Wednesday.
T. M. Eubank and G. H. Eubank, of
Jndianola, were guests at the Arlington
Hotel Wednesday. ^
Now is the time to place
j your Order for Personal Greet -
Tarda Designs at B. S.
Cards, resigns at d.
man were
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a i Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Peacock were down
the j from Acona on a visit Wednesday.
C. L. Moore, of Birmingham, registered
as at the Arlington Hotel Tuesday.
Thad Ames, of Clarksdale, visited Lex
ington and Durant Monday.
Harry Lowe left Monday night on a
trip to Memphis.
J. L. Brooks and Dalton Br °" k *'° f
Durant, attended to business in Lex
ington Monday.
Walter Pillow and little son visited
Greenwood Monday.
Mrs. Inu Cranberry and baby, of s her
rard, arrived Monday night on a visit
to her mother, Mrs. A. G. Rogers.
Jarman Gibson returned Saturday to.
Ruleville from a visit in the home circle,
Mrs. M. L. Grantham and little Leon
urd Ellington, of Bethesda, were cher
ished guests Monday of Mrs. Grantham's
lauohter Mrs. V. E. Williamson.
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Xmas Buying is the most
particular buying
It is simplified at this store by the
host of gift suggestions with which
our stock abounds.

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This is an invitation to come in early—now, and
settle beforehand yotir most important Xmas
gifts. Buy when yon will, but decide now while
our stock is complete.

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6ENERAL MERCHANTS & COTTON BUYERS
= LEXINGTON, MISS==
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Funera , serv i ce8 were held st the Oregon
cburcb yesterday afternoon at 2:30
o'clock, conducted by Rev. E. T. Mob
b ly and attended by a large concourse
of people wishing to pay their last tribute
of respect to the deceased, who wRg held
jB the P hjfrhe8t respect by all<w ho knew
him.
Mr, Eakin attained the age of 81 years.
ideal citizen in the highest
consistent
Splendid Citizen
Paste* to Hi* Reward
F. W. Eakin djed at his home in the
Oregon neighborhood Tuesday night at
10:10 o'clock, from an illness contracted
Sunday. He had been in feeble health
and his constitution
illness.
„ Wftg an
conception of tbe term a „d a
rb o'entleman, who practiced what
^ ehed During the war between the
gtates he faithfully followed the banner
^ Confederacy and at the time of
,• . tb was a member of the Holmes
County Cjjmp of Confederate Veterans.
^ , g gurv j ved by his wife and seven
children to-wit: Mrs. Peter Ingold,
^ M ' F Herring, Mrs. Clay Herring,
j W . Eakin> j. E . Eakin, Mrs. H. H.
ftnd M „ chas . Bernttr<1( to whom
^ condolences „ e extended,
m* ¥
j | [\OS. L.II1S HIVCSiS
| I nnds
ill ArkailSa* LanO
Thos. Ellis, formerly of Emory, has j
recently bought a splendid farm in Mis- ,
sissippi county, Arkansas, and has moved
upon it to give it his personal attention.
It is said to be an unusually productive
and fertile farm and in a high state of j
for a year or more
unable to withstand the

cultivation.
A remedy that will penetrate is
sary in the treatment of rheumatism.
Ballard's .Snow Liniment goes right
through the flesh to the bones and relieves j
promptly. Three sizes, 30c, 6oc and
$1.20 per bottle. Sold by Stigler Drug
Company. '
neces
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Mr. and Mrs. I. Hyman, Mr. and Mrs.
A. Jacobson, Mrs. Morris Herrman, J. M.
Hyman, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Stanley,
D. L. Gibson, Miss Ruth Miles. Miss Mar
Miles, James H. Moore, B. C.
guerite
Rathell, W. A. Shackelford, Miss Laura
Sutton, W. L. Meek, Miss Betty Moore
Jordan, Lieut. Julian M. Ashley, Miss
Atlie Basil Hobbs, Egbert Hobbs, J. R.
Williams, Miss Myrtis Morris, Miss An-,
nie May Camay, Dr. O. D. Hooker, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry M. Lowe and others from
Lexington attended the rendition of "The
Tiger Rules" at the theatre at Greenwood
Thursday night of last week.
The following attended the meeting
Monday of the Holmes County Camp of
Confederate Veterans: F. A. Howell, J.
A. Williamson. W. H. Faulconer, D. W.
Rhyne, B. F. Porter, L. S. Doty, J. W.
Meriwether, James Abies, W. W. Taylor,
J. B. Cunningham, W. B. White, J. W.
Whittington, D. M. Parker, J. S. Mc
Lellan (of Sheridan, Ark.)
Jordan Bailey, K. H. Diggs. S. R. Lee,
H. E. Terry, W. R. Booth, of Acona, were
noted among the throng of visitors to
Lexington Monday.
Mr. Harry Cole, of Lexington, trans
acted business here Wednesday. Harry
spent his boyhood days in Vaiden, and
has many friends who are always glad to
welcome him back.--Carroll News, Vai
den.
Joe Beard was over from Durant the
latter part of last week.
R. A. Croaa, C. B. Alexander and Reed
Brock motored down from West Wednes
day to attend to matters of busineaa.
Office Phone S
Residence Phene 205
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INSURANCE
Fire, Tornado, Lightning, Accident, Health
Life, Live Stock, Plate Glass, Auto
mobile, Damages to Persons
or Property.
| We Insure Cotton, Corn, Seed or Produce.
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§ We can cover any hazard.
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BONDS
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WE MAKE THEM
Official Bonds,
Court Process Bonds,
Rural Carrier Bonds,
Bridge Bonds,
Road Bonds,
Contract Bonds,
Fidelity Bonds.
WATSON
INSURANCE AGENCY
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THe House of
Good Values
Our Store offers the best values obtainable
Price* have been raised only when absolutelj
We keep a Fre*h Stock of
necessary.
GOOD THINGS TO EAT
on hand at all times. Tell or telephone ut
your wants and tbe goods will be deliyerec
promptly and satisfaction guaranteed.
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L W. Huntington & Son
'Phone No. 133—The House of High Class Grocerie
Let The Advertiser Classified Columns Sell it for

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