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; ~ ' ’ ■ ; .Vvv ! . SUPPLEMENT. THE LEADER. SATURDAY, DEC, a. CONFEDERATE GROVE DOTS. Farmers are taking advantage s of this warm wpather by ‘sowing oats. ' Miss Lula Thompson, who teaches at Grange Hall, was a wel come'visitor to her home folks Saturday., Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Mullen, of Fair River, and Mr. Tom Mullen, of Horoochitto, visited Mrs. Al bert Davis last week. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Fore and Misses Fannie and Clara, visited in Brookbaven Saturday. Our neighborhood was well rep resented at Rocky Bluff Sunday, where there were two services and dinner on the ground. Messrs. G. T. Douglass and Fred Davis transacted business in Brookbaven Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Price, from Red Star, visited Mr. Will Rai ford’s home Sunday. Miss Nellie Sasser spent Satur day and Sunday at her home in Brookbaven. A crowd of young people en joyed a pleasent evening at Mr. W. T. Covington’s on the 24th. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Davis spent Sunday at Heucx’s Retreat. Miss Annie . Covington, of Brookhaven, visited Sunday with home folks. Robinson’s Circus at Wesson Tuesday drew quite a crowd from this vtohrity. A large nurfiber of our people spent TSaokSgiving day at the State Exposition. There are only a few children in the neighborhood who are not in school, and we hope to have them all enrolled in a few days. Mr. Will Dickens, who has for two years past resided on Mr. W. J. Ellzev’s place, has moved to ’ Wesson. Mr. Jesse Loving has moved with his family to Bogue Chitto. Mrs. Etta Thompson spent a few days in New Orleans last week, in the interest of her health. There will be preach;ng at Mat thew’s Chapel next Sunday morn ing, and in the afternoon Rev. Mr. Simmons, of Wesson, will preach at Confederate Grove school house. All are cordially invited to attend these services. JOAQUIN. A Card. To the People of BrooRbaven and Surrounding Section. I have opened an office on Cher okee street in the building occu pied by the Brookhaven Leader, » and will devote m'y time and at tention to the Real Estate business exclusively. If you wish to sell or buy property give me a'call. If you want to rent a house I will find you one. If you want a collector of, rents, see me for terms. I can interest you. Respectfully soliciting a share of your patropage I remain, Yours for mutual benefit, J. S. LANEY. Rev. J. A. Scarborough, of No la, was a pleasant caller yesterday. He was on his way to Mt. Pleas ant. I WHY SHOULD I IHSURE <\1 MY PROPERTY AfiAIKST f iFIREiAMP WINDSTORM * I 1st. BECAUSE there are thousands of ways in which my property I might catch fire. I 2nd. BECAUSE it is impossible for me to watch day and night. 3rd. BECAUSE a long exemption from loss is not assurance that one 9 will not occur tomorrow. 4th. BECAUSE the wisest and shrewdest business men in America I keep their property continually insured, having found I it the best policy. 5th. BECAUSE “It is better to be sure than sorry,” and the loss of B hundreds of dollars may be saved by the expenditure of a few. 6th. BECAUSE THE UNDERWRITERS AGENCY, (FERD V. BECKER, Mgr.) of Brookhaven, Miss., is a thoroughly reliable institution, does the largest busi ness of any agency in South Mississippi, and by years of enterprise and integrity commands the confidence of the public. 7th. BECAUSE “Delays are dangerous;” I ought to Insure AT ONCE ! I i^M—————BS——mgWBUffWlll Wllllll l—l I,, fM THE EAST UNION LUMBER & MFG. CO. 1 solicits your orders for all kinds of Long * Leaf Yellow Pine Lumber, Dressed and S Rough. A large assorted stock always on $ hand. Prompt in filling orders. Lowest prices. Also keep a large stock of Red £ Cyress Shingles on hand. Get our prices before buying. Local trade a specialty. * OTTR YARDS: | South Side of Town. OVER IN LAWRENCE. Mrs. D. T. Bryant and little daughter are visiting in Brookha ven. J. L. Bryant, of Lincoln coun ty, is visiting his sister, Mrs. W. W. Brinson. Dr. and Mrs. T. B. Birdsong, and son, and L. F. Birdsong, of Hazleburst, were here from Sun day till Tuesday. Dr. M. M. Magee, of Casey ville, has located here for the practice of medicine. He comes to us well recommended. Editor B. T. Hobbs, of the Brookhaven "Leader, was here Tuesday at the preliminary inves tigation of the Butler murder. The engineers of the New Or leans Great Northern Railroad have been running lines through the corporation this week. Capt. R. S. Butler, of the South Mississippian, was among the many Brookhaven visitors In at tendance on Dr. Butler’s funeral Sunday—Lawrence County Press. PROGRAM. Teachers’ and patrons’ Meeting to Be Held at Brister School Saturday December 9th. Welcome Address—Bias Bris ter. Response—Miss Myrtle Scott. A Teacher’s Influence—Prof. J. M. Alford. Song—Pupils of Ruth School. The Patron’s Duty to a School —Mr. J. B. Wooley. Primary Number Work—Mi8s Nannie Montgomery. Interior and Exterior Decora tion of School.—Miss E. Octavia White. Reading — Pupils of Brister School. Dinner. Address—Hon. M. McCullough. Education—Prof. Edgar Green. All teachers are requested to bring exhibit work from their schools to this meeting. Every body is cordially invited to attend this meeting. BENNIE A. DUNN, A. BOYD McKENZIE, HENRY BARRON, - Committee. W. C. T. U. STATE CONVENTION. New Officers Elected and Resolutions Adopted. The Mississippi Woman’s Chris tian Temperance Union closed its twenty-third annual 'session at McCorab City Monday night. The following officers were elected: Mrs. Fannie Clark, of Okolona, president; Mrs. Marion B. Longino, of Jackson, vice president; Mrs. R. K. Jayne, Jackson, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Clara Cox, of Corinth, re cording secretary; Mrs. E. E. Stanley, of Booneville, treasurer. The following resolutions were adopted: “Resolved, That we urge our Congressmen to support the Hep burn-Dolliver Bill, or any bill embodying similar principles. “Resolved, That we petition our Legislature to pass necessary laws to prevent papers in any county advertising liquor houses and forbidding the posting of whisky advertisements in dry counties. “Resolved, That we commend most heartily the Memphis News Scimitar especially, and all other papers taking the same bold stand for reform, and refusing to carry whisky advertisements in their columns. “Resolved, That we most earn estly petition our Legislature to pass a law requiring express com panies operating in Mississippi to take out a State charter. “Resolved, That we urge our Legislature to raise the age of consent from 10 to 18 years. “Resolved, That we petition the Legislature to make provision for a reformatory for juvenile crirni nolo “Resolved, That we strongly indorse Judges Cochran, Cook and Wilkinson for their vigorous enforcement of law. “Resolved, That we will lend our support to the Child Labor Bill which is to be introduced at the coming session of the Legisla ture. “We extend to the noble men and women of McComb City sin cere thanks for the generous con tributions of funds to our cause and the kindly care exercised for our comfort during the conven tion. We appreciate beyond measure the interested attention of the resident pastors and for use, of the churches, so freely ac corded us. To the local, the Stake and the Louisiana and Tennessee dailies, we extend thanks for full convention reports. We shall ever hold in fond memory the bright and sweet voices of the members of the L. T. L. as they cordialfy welcomed us.” The next meeting will be held at Gulfport. The very welcome news came over the Associated Press wire to the Clarion-Ledger Tuesday night that the Goodyears would even tually build tneir railroad into Jackson. All such enterprises will meet with a hearty welcome. —The Clarion-Ledger. Call on the East Union Lumber pard before buying your lumber ind shingles. Country orders are ziven prompt attention and no de lay in loading wagons. Lowest market price.