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lllllllll Our Motto for 1920 If it Isn't Right Bring It Back! year was good to us--we prospered and this prosperity we owe We hope for a greater prosperity in the new year and propose better than ever before. Our continued growth enables us to buy in larger quan The old to you. to serve you tides direct from the manufacturers thus eliminating the jobbers and reaping the benefit for you* i f V Car load Oliver Chilled Plows -1st car load ever shipped to Holmes Co Car load 'Planet Jr., Ctfltiva'ors—Jst car load ever shipped to Holmes Co. Car load Blount Plows-The True Blue Line. Car load Avery Plows and Repairs. SPITE OF THE CONTINUED ADVANCE IN STEEL AND IRON PRODUCTS, DUE TO THE STEEL STRIKE, OUR PRICES WITH FEW EXCEPTIONS, WILL PREVAIL AT THOSE OF LAST YEAR. WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY-YOU CAN SEE THIS FOR YOURSELF. IN / Barr-Gwin Company L xtogton, Mississippi >1 t ill I H-H INI 1"1"H I MU I"* ' ** | HOME BREVITIES; 1|4 f 1 fH 111 M - H H-M-H-t H-H Miss Ann Elisabeth Turner will con tinue the study of the business course ■he is taking in Washington City through the first month o fthe New Year, when the reward of a prized certificate will be hers. Mr. and Mrs. Harrell are pleased to for their hearthstone the pretty secure Peaster home in West End. Sheriff Dave Crawford has leased the McGee home on Central Avenue for a rooftree -for the New Year. Miss Grace Ashley enjoyed a little out ing to Memphis, on the New Year, to greet Mr. and Mrs. Robert Harrison Smith while they were enroute on their happy ( little journey to Cuba and to bririg fairy j Barbara to the old home for a visit. | Prof. Brian M. Seitzler, Miss Sidney Povall, Edwin Noel and B. S. Sheehy, who took the examination for clerk in the Lexington postoffice, have received their grades. J. E. Tittle and W. N. Muirhead, of West Hill, spent Monday in Lexington. Mrs. Necie Gilliland is spending a few days with relatives at Durant. YOU PROFIT f 'A l//a BY EVERY v 1 r ADVANTAGE ~ :: HERE ,,11 - —j •ill ill 11. (In Your Lumber and Building Material requirements can be filled here to your financial advantage. In other words, we will wive you money on these prices. affords will Every price advantage that the market be yours if you trade with us. Hooker Lumber Co. Lexington, Mias. Telephone 178, L i mni -m-- Park Hotel at Durant Burned On Sunday forenoon the splendid Park | Hotpl at Durant was destroyed by fire! entailing a loss of *25,000, with insurance j nf onlv *8 000 The fire caught on the | roof Considerable of the furniture was I saved, but somewhat damaged by the bur- | ried removal. The Park Hotel was pur ned - _f rom Dr. S. H. Howard" by Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Keim,, of Tallulah La. It enjoyed a splendid ' ___ esteemed friends, Judge record we j patronage. ^j, e j os8 0 f our an d Mrs. H. H. Elmore, is ar(i deeply regretting to make. They will leave the early New Year to become denizens of the Delta's busy little city of Cleveland, where th'' J u-lge has ac- j cepted a partneiship with a K ( of the first magnitude who neeuea tne j golden assistance o our own irig a | rister to perfect his 1 y ' . ' Messrs. Charles and Ale * have planned to build a prety s I on their corner lot in . ou *_ _ About a hundred of these cosy de _ ttre netded to su P ply the . c0 . nS .„ mands of homemakers see ing in our prosperous little city. A. W. Jordan, of Z«^ler , acted business in I.exn .^y ^Ionj^ - New Officers Take Charge of Affairs | Last Monday morning, after an im pressive and earnest prayer by Rev. G. j T. Gillespie Chancery Clerk Fuqua ad | ministered the oath of office to the new I set of county officers, who tbok charge | of their respective department^ The board of superiors organized by elect ing J. E. Cunningham, the only holdover member of the old board, president. The board started out under most promising auspices, disposing of a vast amount of work in two days. Holmes county is singularly fortunate this term in having j unusually capable men in every official position. _ e J. WmiA .Secretary j ^ of Mlggiggippi lnhde an ;iU s p j c j oug * 3 t a rt on its session's work Tues ' day by electing James H. Willis, of Pick * eng> ag secretary. Mr. Willis is eminent I ly capable to discharge all the duties per _ taining to this position and his selection _ will redound to the credit of the upper body of the Mississippi legislature. - ilfll* f> WilllftlTIS Colored AnnPAr linger# to The Williams Colored Singers, among j the most famous aggregation of colored ! singers in the world, who have toured j England, Scotland, France, Germany and i other European countries ns well as the J United States, will appear at the Asia on Wednesday of the Senate Baptist church (colored) night, Feb. 4. One side of the church . ' will be reserved for white people, filling j I up from the back. As this is an unusual attraction, it will be advisable to secure j scats early. Tickets are on sale at the j Peoples Drug Store. Read advertisement elsewhere in this issue. j John J. Baker returned from Inverness yesterday, having accepted the position of assistant in the express office Bt this place, to enable E. F. Rhea to devote j time to the supervision of his farm- i some ing interests. W. L. Hooker returned yesterday from j St. Louis where he purchased a carload ' of horses and mules which he shipped to j Merigold to sell. | R. S. Cade and H. M. Vandiver, of ( Emory, were Lexington visitors Wed-i nesday. I Ex-Gov. E. F. Noel left Monday night j for Jackson to attend the session of the ' member from Holmes J _ | This long, dark hair on your coat,; Henry?" "Oh—er—a horsehair, my 1 love." "Most likely! And no doubt you got it in an automobile?" "Exactly, my. dear. The seat covering was worn | through and some of the stuffing came j out."—Birmingham Age-Herald. J. W. Salley and E. W. Ellison motored up from Hopewell Monday. Joe Daniel, of Durant, was discerned among the many business visitors to Lex ington Monday. j. H. Gullcdge, of Bowling Green.' mingled with Lexington friends Monday, W L. Smith and W. C. Smith, of Zeig lervilie. exchanged greetings with their many friends in Lexington Monday. state senate as county. ■ PALE CHILDREN NEED GLIDE'S PEPTO-MANGAN! Unnatural for Children to be Pale and Thin—Paleness Is Sign of Thin, Watery Blood PEPTO-MANGAN MAKES RED BLOOD for it is at that stage of life that the j foundation is laid for future healtn. Prompt attention should be given to the child who seldom laughs, whose phys ical condition prevents playing like the other children, whose appetite is poor, j and w j )o jj reg eas jj y If the lassitude is due to poor blood, j which is often the cause, a simple, safe, j and pleasant remedy is within easy reach. Gude , g Pept0 . Mttn(fan ig Juit the tonic j f or p a le, thin children. Gude's Pepto ! Mangan contains the very ingredients j (hat increase and enrich the blood, en i abling it to supply the entire body with J the SO rely needed vigor, strength and vitality that make happj^ romping chil d ren. Prepared in Liquid and Tablet Form—Both Possess Iden tical Medicinal Qualities It is necessary for boys and girls to laugh, romp, play and enjoy themselves, i . p or the convenience of the public j Pepto-Mangan is prepared in tablet as j exactly the same medicinal properties, j When you usk the druggist for Pepto Mangan, look for the name "Gude's" on j the package. If it is not there it is not Pepto-Mangnn. Both forms possess well hb liquid form. j i Casteel a Victor In Senate Contests In the work of organizing the senate ■g everything his Custeel'S/fslate went through* j th: lieut-governor had ' own way. j without a scratch, and the man who is | to preside over the upper body after Jan ( uary 19th delivered the goods to his friends as he had promised to do. I The first Casteel victory was the elec -1 j tion of his fellow-townsman, Hon. Jas. ! ' Willis, as secretory of the senate, with J veteran lawmakers, being placed in nomi | out opposition. Hon. John Falkner, ofi Oxford, former law partnei* of Lieut.-Gov. i 1 Russell, who had served in this office for j eight years, realized Monday night that j he wus defeated und quit the field. j | Casteel followed this victory by put- injf j ting his friend, Senator John D. Fatheree i of Quitman, in the office as president alj protempore of the senate. It was a three i j n cornered fight, Senator Kiger. of War- ft ren, and Senator East, of Tate, both nation. ( | For all of the minor berths, Including postmistress of the senate, Mr. Casteel had his favorites, and they won by good majorities, W The new lieut-governor will be busily! L. engaged for the next few days consult Do You Need An Electrician or Mechanic \ I will meet your demands for immediate repairs and will give you absolute satisfaction. Give me a trial when you have trouble with anything electrical or me chanical. 1 apecialize in electric wiring and plants for country homes. 1 do not sell plants, but will advise you as to your needs, make the purchase for you and do your installing and wiring. When your automobile gives you elec trical trouble, I guarantee that the repairs I make for you will stand up. When you have a telephone line to build or repair, see me and let's do it right. I also repair automobile, steam, gasoline or oil engines. 1 will do your water piping and- will guarantee that the pipes will no* freeze. I have a special scheme for hot wtter heating from fire places or grates that will give you more hot water than you will ever use. % I have no shop but am well supplied with tools and will go anywhere to meet your demands. Simply write me at Lexington or call phone 144 and leave your message. DAN G. PEPPER MISSISSIPPI LEXINGTON, i j j ——- , injf the w i„hej of senators in regard to i comm ittee assignments. He will prob alj | y have the ij„t of standing committees i j n rea diness to announce by Monday, and ft few of the more important committees mHy jj e completed before the close of the | week.— Jackson Daily News, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Downer, Mrs. W. W Hill, P. M. Downer, Estes Hill and L. H. Cade, of Emory, visited Lexington Monday. , DR. M. E. FRITZ OPTOMETRIST )*m Second Floor, Msaoate BaHdiac bexinitoa, Miniuippi •i C. J. Stewart went over to Sallis oa a business errand Monday. W. A. Robertson, of Renalara, spent the fore part of the week with relatives and, friends in this vicinity.