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The S mi-W Leader.
PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY ; AND SATURDAYS. *■ t ' VOLUME 24-NUMBER 64. BROOKHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI, WEDNESDAY, > OVEMBER 22, 1905. SUBSCRIPTION $2 A YEAR. ' • • . 9 * f ■ l j Thanksgiving Day} • 6 I as- BY THE ■hsse> ? * o 0 * * o II PROCLAMATION I! ° 4 * ? * 1 o l OF THE PRESIDENT HAS BEEN SET FOR ? * o ? ' 4 * o | Cburoday, JVou 30, 1905 ? o ? o § And as usual will be a holiday in all lines of business. On this ♦ ° ? 0 day of Thanksgiving there will be general cause for rejoicing ? | throughout the land. Madame Stegomyia has been driven from ? 1 our shores. The dreaded Yellow Fever is forgotten. Business is ? I more active and lively than ever before, and everybody seems hap= f | py. To make things more lively for Thanksgiving week, and to l ? gladden the hearts of many customers and friends, we announce our l ? I O i AAAAAAAAAAAAAiAAAAAAAAAiAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAtmmAAUUAAAAAAAAAAA AAAAAAAAAAAAAAt lAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA ◄ ; ] ANNUAL THANKSGIVING \ I LINEN AND FANCY GOODS SALE I < ► VTYYTYYYYYTYYYYYYTTYTTYTYYTYYYYYYYYTYTYTYYYYYYTYirYYTYYYTYYYYTYYTYYYYTYTtYYYYYYYTYYTYYTYTYYTTYYYYTTYTYVTTYY » ° 9 * \ WHICH EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON ? | Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1905 f l * 0 o ♦ i * ♦ ♦ ? Our showing of Table Damask, Towels, Napkins, f 9 o 1 Crumb Cloths, Tray Cloths, Mexican and Japa= f ° nese Drawn Work and Linen Novelties will be f 9 o * the best assortment of values ever placed on f o * j sale in this city, and our prices for this day f • * I Will Get Your Business \ i * f 62 to 72 inch Linen Damask from 49c to $1.39. All fresh, new stock, and the newest and ? o prettiest patterns that we have ever been able to show. Napkins to match in many of the styles. o ? Our line of Towels in plain and fringed Damasks, Cotton and Linen Huck, Bath Towels and ? o Toweling, will comprise everything in the line and at catchy prices. Of course we will have some o ? good things to offer in the Towel Line and the wise head will not postpone her shopping on this day ? 0 until a late hour. Our past success in our Damask and Linen Department has proven a great success o ? and this season we have added many new and pretty effects in linen Novelties. ? 1 I * ? | IT WILL PROVE INTERESTING TO YOU TO VISIT OUR STORE 1 1 ON THIS DAY IF ONLY TO LOOK, AS WE WILL TAKE JUST AS | } MUCH PLEASURE IN SHOWING YOU. * * * * * * ( 9 o * • * O .. . !■ II ...I I'l I ■ .■■■. ... O ■ii mu imKmitwmmmmmmmmBmHmmmmmmmmmmsmmmmmmmmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmBmmiii ininmiw min 9 6 1 Our New Shapes in Blown Table Glassware j l WILL ALSO BE ON SALE THIS DAY. ? ♦ ? 0 * 1 ' I f Our Annual Thanksgiving Present I 6 ♦ o This year will be a handsome Carving Set on display in our large center window after Thursday, Nov. 22. * 0 This Carving Set, valued at $8.00, will be given to the one guessing nearest the number of Grapes on a f 1 mammoth bunch suspended in our show window. 9 * IN CASE OF A TIE GUESS THE ONE MAKING FIRST GUESS IS ENTITLED TO THE 9 ? PRIZE, THEREFORE RECORD YOUR GUESS EARLY, AFTER FRIDAY MORNING, THE 24th o i 9 0 , ,, ii. . ...... ....—— * 1 A. C. SEAVEY & SONS ! 0 t * ? 1 Cherokee Street Brookhaven, Miss, i 9 .. ' * o ♦ +0*0'»0*0*0*0'»0'»0*0*0*0*0»0*0*0'»0»0*0*0*0'»0‘»0'»0*0*0*0*0'»0*0'*0*0**0,»0'»'0'*0'»j0*0*0*0,«'0*0*0*cr*00 i | BUYERS FROM THE) McGRATH STORES ij j Trm RATTLING BARGAINS AT== l The St. Louis Sacrifice Sale ° Held last week when five of the biggest wholesale houses in the hustling city of St. Louis got up a big Sacrifice Sale and fought ° 0 each other to a finish in an effort to secure the lion’s shpre of the trade. n Competition was red hot and goods were sold regardless of cost or profit. < > ° Hundreds of eager buyers from all parts of the country were on hand to reap the benefit of the bargain offerings and ° the McGrath combination of buyers “scooped” a big lot of \ \ 'r \ < * :: Merchandise Below Manufacturers’ Cost;• 1" \ O ° The sacrifice sales were extensive—running up in the millions—all good, clean, fresh, desirable stock, and the public will <► be benefited by the slashing, price-cutting sale of the big $t. Louis wholesale merchants. ' * l Goods From the Big Sale Coming in Daily ;; ° <► <► Ask McGrath about the bargain offerings that are to be found in every department of the big store. The lively Fall o Campaign already instituted at the one-price store will become even more vigorous as the season advances and prices will be ex- ° <► tremely low. It will pay you to investigate the claims of the Big Department Store. You not only buy Groceries at prices that 0 <► cannot be beaten, but on many items in Clothing, Shoes, Dry Goods, Etc. o <► o i You Savo From 10 to 25 Per Cent. 1 “ * • i ► 0 in actual value. In goods by the yard and by the pair or piece you save it in actual price, the idea being “the same goods for less <► money or better goods for the same money.” This latter clause applies forcibly to items like Shoes, Clothing, Gents’ Furnish- < ► ° ings, Dress Goods, Silks, Millinery, Etc. " ° 0 It will pay you to give McGrath:s stock a good, long, lingering look. You can rest easy on prices, as they are guaran- ,, ^ n teed absolutely—money back if wanted. * ' w-m :: McGrath’s Little Side Show Grows:: 0 More lively and interesting aa the weeks roll on. Last Saturday the Big Wagon Sale in front of the store was a hummer | o and hundreds of shrewd buyers took advantage of the bargain offerings that went to the highest bidder—many of them going at <► ° half price. ° o Various guesses were made as to the why and wherefore of the window and wagon sale. One wide-awake customer said ,, <► he thought McGrath wanted to relieve the annual Xmas Eve rush (when goods are given away from the roof of the store) by doing ° ° a little of it every Saturday. ♦ ** o Another thought it must be to relieve the crowded condition of the big store incident to the usual heavy Saturday trade. < ► ° Another figured that perhaps we had too much stock, but while all these guesses were pretty fair, the real reason is—well, ° that’s another story-r-suffice it to say now that you can look for another ° ^ : Big Wagon Sale in Front of McGrath’s» i: STORE, SATURDAY, NOV. 25TH AT 2 P. M. - 0 Big lot of Merchandise sacrificed—goods sold to the highest bidder. You cannot afford to miss it. Bear in mind that the o i 0 contents of the <► o Will be taken out at 3 p. m. Saturday and SOLD REGARDLESS Oh COST. You buy at your own price. McGrath pays the o freight. You will always find special attractions at th£ well-stocked store of ° | John McGrath & Sons j BROOKHAVEN,_ MISS. !-♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦* ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ • ♦♦♦♦♦♦» »-»T COUNTY COTTON ASSOCIATION. An Important Meeting Held Last Sat urday-Coming District Meetings. At a meeting of the Lincoln County Cotton Growers Associa tion, held at the court house Sat urday, Nov. 18th, the secretary was directed to address the follow ing circular letter to the trustees of the several white schools of the county, to-wit: To the Trustees of School: / You are requested to call a meeting of the patrons of your school, at your earliest conve nience, and organize a School District Cotton Growers Associa tion, by the election of a presi dent, vice-president, secretary and treasurer.. Your association, when organiz ed, is requested to elect two dele gates to attend the County Asso ciation to meet at the court bouse > of Lincoln county on Saturday, December 9tb, 1905. A. M. SUMMERS, Pres. S. P. OLIVER, Sec. A mass meeting having been called to assemble in Jackson on Thursday and Friday, No vember 23 and 24th, in the interest of the Southern Cotton Growers Association, in addition to the president and sec retary of the county association, any person interested is requested to attend said meeting from this county, as an accredited delegate. On motion a committee is di rected to be appointed to ascertain the amount of cotton ginned in this county up to ana including; November 15th. J. W. McGrath volunteered to pay the expenses for beat 1. A. M. Summers volunteered to canvass the gins of beat 3. C. W. Maxwell volunteered to canvass the gins of beat 2. C. T. Montgomery volunteered to canvass the gins of beat 4. W. A. Smith and Monroe Durr volunteered to canvass the gins of beat 5. On motion the secretary is di rected to arrange with the news papers of this county for space for advertising the time and place of the meetings of this association. There being no further business the association adjourned to meet Saturday, Dec. 9th, 1905, at which time an election for officers will be held for the ensuing year. Cotton Over II Cents Again. As a result of the Government ginners’ report issued yesterday and its effect on the New Yorlc Thanksgiving at Ankara. At Auburn there will be a union thanksgiving service on the National Holiday. A sermon will be preached at 11 o’clock by Rev. M. L. Burton, of Magnolia, and the public is cordially invited to cease from their labors and attend the meeting. There will be din ner On the grounds and music ap propriate to the occasion. Go to the Mississippi Exhibit at the Capital and see what your State can Ho. Jackson is enthu siastic over the event. The Ex position opens today and will con tinue two weeks. We hope that many of our citi- \ zees of Lincoln and Brookbaven will attend the exposition at V, Jackson. Jackson papers are freely ad vertising the Exposition which opens today.