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The Semi-weekly leader. (Brookhaven, Miss.) 1905-1941, November 22, 1905, Image 1

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The S mi-W Leader.
PUBLISHED WEDNESDAY ; AND SATURDAYS.
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VOLUME 24-NUMBER 64. BROOKHAVEN, MISSISSIPPI, WEDNESDAY, > OVEMBER 22, 1905. SUBSCRIPTION $2 A YEAR.
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j Thanksgiving Day}
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§ And as usual will be a holiday in all lines of business. On this ♦
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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
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I LINEN AND FANCY GOODS SALE I
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\ WHICH EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON ?
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? Our showing of Table Damask, Towels, Napkins, f
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° nese Drawn Work and Linen Novelties will be f
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j sale in this city, and our prices for this day f
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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. ?
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| 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. * * * * * * (
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1 Our New Shapes in Blown Table Glassware j
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f Our Annual Thanksgiving Present I
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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
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| BUYERS FROM THE)
McGRATH STORES ij
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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 \
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° 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 ;;
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<► 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
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i You Savo From 10 to 25 Per Cent. 1
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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- ,, ^
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:: 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
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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.
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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
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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.

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