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SOLD BY C. B. PERKINS. BROOKHAVEN. |
The Semi-Weekly Leader.
PUBLISHED WEDNESDAYS AND SATURDAYS.
Saturday, Nov. 25, 1905.
TOWN AND COUNTY.
It was summer time yesterday.
Thanksgiving Day next Thurs
day.
Every thing in Jewelry you
will need at Pi’ice’s.
A bran new clean stock of jew
elry to select from at Price’s.
Watches for everybody—big,
little, old and young at Pi’ice’s.
Mr. and Mrs. Larkin Baggett
spent last Sunday in New Orleans.
Bananas, nine for a dime, twen
ty-five for two-bits, at Mills &
East Co.
The East Union Lumber Yard
sell Red Cypress shingles; they
are the best.
Get a box of Week’s Broak-up
a-cold Tablets at Price’s and get
rid of your cold.
Mmes. W. E. Price and Mabel
Bailey spent Thursday with rela
tives at Wesson.
Mr3, Richard T. Scherck left
Wednesday for an extended visit
to New Orleans.
i1 or sale at Ur. Leo. A. Love s
residence—good Jersey milk at
twenty cents per gallon.
Miss Mattie Herring, of Veto,
is an addition to the clerical force
of John McGrath & Sons.
Rev. J. R. Hobbs and his young
wife left Wednesday for their
home at Mt. Sterling, Ky.
Mills & East Co. handle the El
Pervino Bananas, the best eating
Banana grown. Try them.
The King’s Daughters sent a
box of clothing, valued at §>25, to
the Orphans’* Home at Natchez.
Prof. Neal is conducting a sing
ing school at Pearlhaven on Tues
day, Friday and Saturday nights.
C. B. Perkins’ “comfortable”
and beautiful ad. has won the
ladies. Look for it in The Lead
er.
Seats are on sale at Heuck’s for
Eiler’sRip Van Winkle Co., at
Opera House Wednesday, Nov.
29th.
If its a watch you want for a
Christmas gift you can get any
kind or any price you want at
Price’s.
Capt. and Mrs. O. A. Gibson
are again at the Commercial, hav
ing returned from an outing in
Virginia.
Free concert at noon by Eiler’s
Military Band, with- Rip Van
Winkle, at Opera House Wednes
day, Nov. 29.
Rev. Kelly, of Pearlhaven, en
tertained Rev. T. W. Adams and
Rev. Frank Singleton, of New
Mexico, at dinner this week.
Miss Josie Becker is again
among her devoted young friends
of Brookhaven, after several
weeks’ visit to New Orleans._
Our holiday stock is arriving
daily and we promise the biggest
and best display ever shown in
.our city. All get ready to meet
Santa Claus at Price’s.
Submit your estimates to the
East Union Lumber Yaid before
buying lumber, shingles or build
ing material. Will save you
money.
Rev. John Beean will conduct
services and preach at the Episco
pal chapel on Sunday night at
7:30 and would be glad to wel
come a full church.
Mr. J. H. Redding was out
Thursday for the first time since
his attack with diptheria. All
members of bis family are well
and it is not expected now that
anv will suffer a similar attack.
They are to be congratulated,
-STATEMENT
showing the condition of the
COMMERCIAL BANK,
OF BROOKHAVEN, MISS.,
-ON
NOY. 16, 1905.
Published by direction of Chapter 14 of Anno
tated Code of 1892.
RESOURCES.
Loans and discounts on personal en
dorsements, real estate or collat
eral securities.$499,672 82
Overdrafts secured and unsecured... 4.24G 90
Stocks and Bonds. 28,646 51
City Bonds. lo.noo oo
Real Estate. 17,071 64
Furniture and Fixtures. 1,373 05
Sight Exchange..$ 31,723 50
Cash on Hand... 22,026 42
Demand Loans. 10S.455 18—1G2.205 10
Total. $718,716 02
LIABILITIES.
Capital paid in.$ 82,000 oo
Surplus.-. 35,000 00
Undivided Profits, net. 25,168 34
Individual Deposits sub
ject to cheek..294,040 30
Time Certificates of De
posit... 172,501 38—466,547 68
Bills Payable. lio.ooo oo
Total. $718,716 02
OF THE ABOVE AMOUNT OF LOANS AND
DISCOUNTS.
To Officers of the Bank. $6,830 00
To Directors of the Bank... 2.700 00
To Stockholders of the Bank. 4,749 48
I, L. H. Baggett, assistant cashier Commercial
Bank of Brookhaven, Mississippi, do hereby cer
tify that the foregoing is a true, full and exact
statement of the assets and liabilities of said
bank on the day and date named therein, as
shown by the books of same.
L. H. BAGGETT, Ass’t Cashier.
Sworn to and subscribed before me, a Notary
Public for Hie City of Brookhaven, in aud for
the County of Lincoln, Mississippi, this, the 18th
day of November, 1905.
GEO. WILLIAMSON,
Notary Public.
Examined and found correct.
T. M. HENRY, Auditor.
This 23rd day of November, 1905.
Sparkling
Welch’s Grape
Juice
PLEASES THE EYE ^
TICKLES THE PALATE
The one beverage that may be
served at every meal—it’s pure,
non - alcoholic, healthful. As
good as it looks and better than
most Grape Juices. You can af
ford it at these prices—
Pints 25 cents.
Quarts 45 cents.
J. M. Wood
THE GROCER.
“Palate Pleasers”
Mississippi Industrial
Exposition at Jackson !
For the above occasion the
ILLINOIS CSNTRAL B. R.
WILL RUN A
SPECIAL TRAIN Nov. 22 to 30
INCLUSIVE. LEAVING
McComb..7.00 a. m. Beauregard.. . 8.30 a. in.
Summit.-7.10 •• Martinsville. .8.43 “
Johnston..7.22 “ Hazlehurst..8.53 “
Nortield.-.7.32 “ Gallman.9.05 •*
Bogue Chitto .7.39 “ Crystal Spgs. -9.16 “
Brookhaven....8.00 " Terry.9.34 ••
Montgomery .8.12 “ Byram.9.00 “
Wesson..8.24 "
Arriving at Jackson at 10 10 a. m. Returning
leave Jackson at 9.15 p. m.
SPECIAL RATE: One Fare for the
Round Trip.
J. HUNTER JONES, T. P. A.. Jackson, Miss.
A. J. McDOUGALL, D. P. A.. New Orleans, La.
J. A. SCOTT, A. G. P. A., Memphis, Tenn.
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Airs. Ola Magee Milton is im
proving, after a long illness.
Eip Van Winkle will be pre
sented at the Opera House Wed
nesday, Nov. 29th, by Eiler’s big
company. A handsomely uni
formed military band and orches
tra is a prominent feature, and
novel specialties will be introduc
ed* FreB land concert at noon* ,
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. McGrath
were recent New Orleans visitors.
Mrs. Ollie Connelly has return
ed from a pleasant visit to Can
ton.
Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Simon
have enjoyed a visit to New Or
leans.
Mrs. L. A. Whittington, of
Roxie, is the guest of Mrs. Bettie
Cassedy.
Miss Annie Hurst left yester
day for a week’s visit to Jackson
relatives.
Postmaster E. O. Cowart, of
Monticello, was a Brookhaven vis
itor Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Forshag
have moved into Joe Van’s cot
tage on Oak street.
At 7:30 Sunday night Rev.
John Beean will occupy the pulpit
of the Episcopal church.
Austin Hobbs, of Clinton, spent
Sunday with the family of his
father, Rev. J. A. Hobbs.
Mr. John E. Penn returned
from Clinton Thursday and left
that day for New Orleans.
Mrs. W. W. Holliday and
Gladys left Thursday for a visit
to relatives in Hazlehurst.
Van Kees left Wednesday for
Harriston, much improved by his
stay with his mother and among
friends.
Mrs. Frank Parsons and beauti
ful baby daughter leave today for
a visit to Mrs. L. M. Stingily at
Pelahatchie.
A dox car on the Pearlriver
Railroad got off the track a mile or
two from town Thursday and de
layed the incoming Monticello
train several hours.
[ Mr. M. T. Flood enjoyed a
musical evening with a few
friends Tuesday evening. Mr.
Pementel, of Louisville, charmed
guests with his inimitable violin.
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Mr. Charles E. Grafton is at
home for the winter. Railroad
construction work may well be
laid aside during the wet months,
especially in the swamps of Louis
iana.
Rev. R. J. Booqe informs The
Leader that the patrons of the
Union school have fitted up their
commodious school building with
nice new seats and that the spirit
of education and progress is visi
ble on all sides.
Mrs. J. B. Daughtry and little
granddaughter, Bessie Moore, left
Tuesday for San Antonio. Mrs.
Nora Baggett also left at the same
time for California. We wish the
party a pleasant sojourn among
their relatives and friends.
On next Tuesday, the 27th inst,
the fourth quarterly conference
for the Pearlhaven and Bogue
Chitto charges will be held with
Hawkins Chapel church. Preach
ing at 11 a. m. and 2 p. m., with
dinner on the ground. The pub
lic is invited.
Seavey’s show window is a
thing of beauty and will be a joy
forever to the lady who gets Per
kins’ carving set. Those who
have not seen the window, should
make a trip to town for the pur
pose. You are at liberty to count
the grapes—if you can.
If you wish to spend a pleasant
dayr appropriate to Thanksgiving,
go to Auburn, partake of “dinner
on the grounds” and hear a splen
did discourse from Rev. M. L.
Burton, who will sound a warning
note amid present-day dangers
which threaten our home and
country.
Mrs. Thomas Brady. Jr., en
tertained informally Monday eve
ning at a Carnegie Library party.
Mrs. Brady’s guests included Miss
Claribel Drake, of Port Gibson;
Miss Brabston and Miss Janie
Drake, of Whitworth College;
Miss Anita Jones, of Lutcher,
La.; Miss A. L. Bullard, of New
Orleans; Mr. Frank Singleton, of
New Mexico.
He that ruleth his spirit is bet
ter than he. that taketh a city.
Cotton seed are bringing $16.00
per ton in the Brookhaven market.
The price of cotton is all right.
It brought 11.25 to 11.60 in the
Brookhaven market yesterday.
Mr. K. S. Newman, of Veto,
was mingling with Brookhaven
friends Thursday and Friday.
The Leader is indebted to him for
a pleasant call.
Trade is booming. Brookha
ven’s wide-awake merchants can
give you anything you need at
right prices. No need of sending
or going elsewhere.
Chris. Larsen spent Saturday
and Sunday last in New Orleans.
Mr. Larsen has so many building
contracts on his hands, he hardly
has time to turn ’round.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. McGrath,
Miss Sara Storm and Mr. J. War
ren McNair, of this city, attended
the brilliant we'dding of Miss
Amanda Powell at Canton.
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Juliei
will leave tomorrow to make their
home in th^ Crescent City.
Brookhaven friends regret to lose
this popular young couple.
Miss Laurie Edler, after spend
ing several months with her sister
in Florida, returned to her home
here last week. Miss Laurie is
one of our popular and attractive
young ladies.
There was a small turn out at
the Opera House Thursday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Levin were excel
lent in their roles and among the
local stars, Chester Byrne shone
with particular fervor.
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migiation agent of the Illinois
Central Bailroad, passed through
Brookhaven yesterday with a
large party of Western home
seekers, en route to Louisiana.
The party made a short stop at
Wesson.
A cherished plan of the King’s
Daughters of this city has been
the founding of a hospital or san
itarium. A committee on ways
and means has been appointed and
the ladies now feel assured, by
generous help extended, that suc
cess may be won. Mrs. Thomas
Brady is chairman of the commit
tee.
Tom Storm, one of our bright
est young business boys/ will
leave tomorrow for Soule’s Col
lege in New Orleans. He will
take a four month’s course. Tom’s
friends are legion in Brookhaven.
His genial, pleasant’ manner wins
young and old and there are none
but who wish him every success
to be achieved.
-Dr. Connor is in New Orleans
giving a course of lectures in the
Flint Medical College of the New
Orleans University. Dr. Connor
has been tendered the chair of
surgery, general, clinical and
operative, in the college. As it
would require a portion of his
time away from Brookhaven, Dr.
Connor has not yet accepted, but
has the matter under serious con
sideration.
Miss Belle Bowen entertained
at a Progressive Euchre on Thurs
day afternoon, with Mrs. D. J.
Batchelder, as honoree of the ev
ening. Mrs. Batchelder was pre
sented a handsome cut-glass bowl
by her associates, in attestation of
their esteem and expressive also
of their regret at her removal
from this city. Elegant hospital
ity was extended her guests by
Miss Bowen.
■' On the evening of November
thirtieth, the Twelfth Hour Ger
man Club will give their next
German at Hotel Inez. The offi
cers and members of the execu
tive committee of this prominent
social organization are as follows:
S. P. Walker, president; J. W.
McNair, vice-president; Ferd V.
Becker, secretary and treasurer;
Louis Drane,. Mack McCormick,
Henry Nalty, George Williamson.
Installation at the Presbyterian Church.
Rev. W, E. Phifer wiii be for
mally installed pastor of the Pres
byterian church Sunday at 11
o’clock. This installation service
will be conducted by a commis
sion of the. Presbytery of Missis
sippi, consisting of Rev. C. W.
GraftoDj Rev. 0. M. Huber and
Elder McCallum. Dr. Grafton
will preside and preach the ser
raon; Rev. Mr. Huber will charge
the pastor, and Elder McCallurr
will charge the people. The
choir has arranged special music
for this occasion and an interest
ing and helpful service is antici
pated. All members of the church
are earnestly requested to be
present and a cordial invitation ie
extended to all others, who can,
to come and worship with ns at
this hour. '
Woman’s Meeting.
There will be held in the Meth
odist church Saturday and Sunday
the District meeting uf the Wom
an’s Home and Foreign Mission
ary societies. Several visitors
from other auxiliaries will be
here. The first meeting at 2
o’clock Saturday afternoon will be
f<?r general conference Work, and
will be interesting to every Meth
odist. Saturday night at 7:30 a
consecration and praise servicp
will be held. Sunday morning g
sermon by Dr. Black. Sunday
night a special program by the
ladies. rlhe public, especially the
ladies, are cordially invited to
these services.
Mrs. R. E. Higdon has be«n
spending the week at her father’s
home in Haz)eburst.
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? And as usual will be a holiday in all lines of business. On this l
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| day of Thanksgiving there will be general cause for rejoicing ?
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| our shores. The dreaded Yellow Fever is forgotten. Business is ?
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1 WHICH EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE ON °
1 Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1905 !
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I Our showing of Table Damask, Towels, Napkins, f
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o 62 to 72 inch Linen Damask from 49c to $1.39. All fresh, new stock, and the newest and ?
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o Our line of Towels in plain and fringed Damasks, Cotton and Linen Huck, Bath Towels and ?
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» Toweling, will comprise everything in the line and at catchy prices. Of course we will have some o
o good things to offer in the Towel Line and the wise head will not postpone her shopping on this day ?
? until a late hour. Our past success in our Damask and Linen Department has proven a great success o
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j Our New Shapes in Blown Table Glassware j
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o This year will be a handsome Carving Set on display in our large center window after Thursday, Nov. 22. ?
o This Carving Set, valued at $S,.00, will be given to the one guessing nearest the number of Grapes on a f
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