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€> im I e e «> ■ >.• ^ * LCXTNGTON, MISSISSIPPI, JANUARY 9, 1920 $1.5Q PER YEAR ►L. 82—No. 31 i Were you ever on a trip, seated in a "Pullman" interested in a magazine when the dining car porter came through calling: "First call for sup per: Not being hungry then and interested in a story, did you wait for the "second call" or the "third and last?" Later after the third call and just as the train was leaving the station, did you go back to find the dining car and to your surprise, found it had been taken off at the last station—were you hungry? , . The writer knows of at least one man who has had that experience. Moral—Don't Wait Too Long. Nineteen twenty" will be a good year in which to profit by the ex perience of "Nineteen nineteen." \ We have just unloaded one carload of Farming Implements and one carload of Fencing. We have in transit and are daily expecting the arrival of another carload of Implement* and a carload of Wire and Nail*. All these commodities are very hard to get, but we have suc ceeded in securing a good stock, and we guarantee that you will be able to find what you want, provided you come eai ly. But it is a ly desirable for you to do your buying as early as possible, when the selection is best and most varied. You are going " ^ need some time, and the very best time to do so is right now. Prices are no higher than they were last year, and in some instance* they a a trifle lower, on the whole approximately the same. You can gain nothing by waiting. Supply your wants now and be m lull 1 eadiness when the season opens. Were You? »» (4 * m **"'•'* ij : » SWINNEY-FINCHER CO "WATCH US GROW" LEXINGTON, MISS • 1 . s?N.r. on. P. P. Lindholm j Urged for Judgeship trong pressure is being brought to r upon Hon. P. P. Lindholm, of this •, to make the race for election to the » of judge of the circuit court of this ; ;rict, recently held by Judge H. H. j lore. The present incumbent, Judge 1 the vacancy! ■- 1 .ms, appointed to fill sed by Judge Elmore's resignation, U mderstood, will not be a candidate in forthcoming special election. Mr. j dholm is peculiraly well fitted for the ■ ition of judge. He. is well versed in ' , law and has had many years of prac 1 and successful experience as an at- ' ley. He is a very busy man and he j not be justified in sacrificing a •ative private practice to don the icial ermine. The remuneration of ges is not large enough to tempt any yer with an average practice to aspire the honor of filling the judgeship, actuuted by patriotic motives of ring his country at a sacrifice of his -SS ill 'll On Trial For Profiteering In Coats OF THE TREMENDOUS sfoCK OF LADIES'COATS WE HAD ON DISPLAY DURINGTHE PAST THIRTY DAYS, WEHAVE ONLY TWENTY-ONE (21) LEFT. WE ARE GOING TO GIVE THESE TWENTY-ONE COATS T OTHE FIRST TWENTY-ONE WOMEN WHO COME AFTER THEM ON ^ _ SATURDAY, January 10th Let-00 for Cash sonmy, January i 2 ih Let-go for Cash 55 TUESDAY, January 13th AT JO PER CENT LESS THAN THE GARMENTS ACTUALLY COST US THESE ARE HIGH-GRADE COATS, STYLISH COATS—COATS THAT ARE LINED THROUGHOUT, EXCEPTT HE V ERY HEAVIEST ONES. THE SEASON IS JUST NOW IN FULL SWING FOR ANYONE TO ENJOY THECOMFORT OF A NICE, WARM COAT. WE ARE GOING TO MAKE A CLEAN SWEEP OF THE COAT RACK—NONE TO GO OVER TO NEXT YEA^ IT'S ALL YOURS: OUR ANTICIPATED PROFIT .PLUS THE REDUCTION. READ THE DESCRIPTION AND SIZE GIVEN OF THE TWENTY-ONE (21) COATS* THEN BE HERE FIRST TO GET ONE. 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $17.00, size 40, Navy Plush Collar, Let-Go Price _ 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $30.00 size 38, Brown, Loose Back, Let-Go Price $ 16-00 38, Brown, Button Down Side, Let-Go Price s 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $20.00, I size 38, Black Broadcloth, ; Let-Go Price $ 19-00 $ 11-00 (Semi-Dollmans) 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $30.00, size 36, Dark Blue, Light Weight, Let-Go Price_ (Very Stylish) 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $30.00, size 36, Red, Light Weight, Let-Go Price (Very Stylish) (Full Belt) 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $27.60, size 40, Dark Green, Basket Weave, Let-Go Price_ $ 19-00 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $30.00 size 40, Dark Green, Let-Go Price 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $22.00, size 38, Black, Large Fur Col lar, Let-Go Price $ 16-00 $ 19-00 $ 12-00 (Semi-Dollman) (Fur Trimming) (Full Belt) 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $27.50, size 36, Pekin Blue, Basket Weave, Let-Go Price_ 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $37.50, size 40, Bergundy, Dollman, Let-Go Price | 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $22.00, 1 size 40, trimmed in Fur, : Let-Go Price $ 16-00 $ 23-00 .$12.oo 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $30.00, size 36, Navy Dollman, Let-Go Price (Nifty Style) (Extra Quality) (Full Belt) 2. COATS that ordinarily retails for $25.00, size 36, Navy, Loose Back, Let-Go Price-— Size 40, Large Plaid Collar and Cuffs. (Extra Heavy) $ 19-00 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $27.50, size 36, Navy Plush Trimming, Let-Go Price_ 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $40.00, size 40, Blue, Fur Trimming, Let-Go Price- $ 16-00 (Extra Heavy) $ 13-00 $ 25-00 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $30.00 size 36, Navy, Plush Trimming Let-Go Price_ (Extra Heavy) 2 COATS that ordinarily retails for $27.50, size 36, Navy, Large Velvet Collar; size (Large Fur Collar) : $ 19-00 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $40.00, size 38, Black Broadcloth, Let-Go Price- (Full Dollman) 1 COAT that ordinarily retails for $25.00, size 16, Tan, Light Weight, Let-Go Price $ 25-00 $ 13.00 The Ladies Toggery (Buttons Down Side) (Very Stylish) Overshoes Raincoats MRS. O. C. JORDAN, Prop. LEXINGTON, MISS. PHONE 119 V 1 ^ -li (I Ik. ¥ j Chancellor Decide* Important Case an Chancellor Z. A. Brantley has issued .t a decree in favor of plaintiff in the case of Mis® Clafa Beall Stanfield vs. Dr. J. ; R- Watson, involving a third interest in j Albino plantation, rentals for about 1 fifteen years, etc. It was one of the largest cases, from a monetary point of 1 view, tried in the chancery court of Holmes county in many years. j ■ personal interests, ' be induced to enter the race, he is assured of strong endorsement from the bar of ' the district, as he is recognized as one of the ablest and best equipped lawyers in the district. Mr. Lindholm is a grad uate of the State University of Missis sippi and has a liberal education outside his legal attainments. He stands high in the community as a man and a citizen, and will have the solid support of his county in the event he decides to enter the contest. Should Mr. Lindholm Announce the Re Opening of Oil Mill As has been heretofore announced, the oil mill here, which has been idle for sev oral years, has been purchased by local business men and will be operation at the beginning of the season next fall. The new corporation will be capitalised' at $50,000 arjd practically all of this amount will be expended on the plant! to make it one of the most modern mills in the s t a t e The large' pay roll, the accessible mar ket for cotton seed and the accessibility to a reliable supply of cotton seed meal and hulls will mean a lot to the people of our county. The name of the new corporation will be the Holmes County Oil Mill Company and the officers and owners will be George S. Beall, Jr., president; Stephen L. Bur well, vice president, and O. D. Hooker, secretary-treasurer. All of these young' men have made a success of every enter prise they have been interested in, so Judge H. H. Elmore Locate* at Cleveland It is with profound, disappointment that the people of Holmes county learn , that Judge H. H. Elmore has decided to leave Lexington and locate in the hus- j I tling delta town of Cleveland, where he] will be associated in the practice-of law ] with Sillers & Clark, one of the strongest legal firms in the state. Lexington re grets to lose Judge and Mrs. Elmore, I but congratulates Cleveland on the ac ] quisftion. —■ j C. 'E. Shuttleworth, of Thornton, at J tended to business before the board of j supervisors Monday. ■-' the success of this venture is assured, \ The many friends of George Beall will 1 be pleased to know that he will per ' manently identified with our city, after ho leaves the sheriff's office, which he has • filled bo satisfactorily for the past four so years. i Lexington Produce Co. Expand Business The Lexington Produce Co. ha* pur , chased Stanley & Hookers •lock of hulls, eeds, peasi and hasi leased a buge ware j house at the oil mill for the handling of the same. The ware! >u ] being on the side-track, the hulls and feeds can be unbaded directly from the cars, effecting "XJn ProduI co drayage The Lexington Produce Co. bought twenty carloads of hulls the day before an advance o *2 .per on was re c °r e . compt in man cug . warehouse at a i tomers. Board Abolishes Home Economic* Agency The board of supervisors at its meeting this week passed an order to discontinue the work of the home economics demon stration agent, effective February 1. Percy Guyton Win* Chancellorship Race Latent returns from the sixth chancery district, where a special election was held last Saturday to till the chancellorship vacancy caused by the resignation of J. Y. Woodward indicate the election of Percy Guyton, of Attala, over Z. A. Brantley, of Winaton. Mr. Guyton Reached the capital today and is endeavoring to get belated returns from some of the interior counties. He claims to be in the lead by more than 500 votes, and feels confident that there will be no material change by the official returns. M«. Guyton is one of the ablest mem bers of the North Mississippi bar, and served as a member of the legislature during the Brewer administration.-Jack «... Daily News. Robert Eades has accepted a position salesman In the Swinney-Fincher Co. store.