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$2.00 A YEAR. BROOKHAVEN, MISS., SATURDAY, DEC. 16, 1905. VOL. 24—NO. 71..
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STATE HAPPENINGS.
A freight wreck on the Y. and
M. V. railroad at Gloster delayed
traffic. 20 cars were demolished.
The Williamsburg Lumber Co.,
of Collins, has purchased 8,000
acres of pine timber land in Cov
ington county.
Sneak thieves are actively at
work at Vicksburg. Valuable
jewels, watches, etc., have disap
peared before them.
A new Catholic church was ded
icated at De Lisle. Right Rev.
Bishop Heslin officiated. 21 chil
dren received the sacrament.
Governor Vardaman has order
ed a special election to be held in
Adams county on Jan. 2nd to till
the vacancy caused by the resig
nation of State Senator James A.
Clinton.
Daring November the Magnolia
Cotton Mills' manufactured 416,
369 yards of cloth, which sold for
$24,050.50 gross. Every spindle
and loom is working to its full
capacity.
John Weathersby shot Jack
Riley twice on the 13tb at Hebron.
Riley was taken to tbe Hatties
burg sanitarium. Weathersby
escaped. Riley is a nephew of F.
L. Riley, of Hebron. He is bad
ly injured.
Milton Crouch, son of Super
visor J. S. Crouch, of Vicksburg,
took an overdose of laudanum and
there is slight hope of his recov
ery. He stated he had used tbe
drug before and didn’t know it
was poisonous.
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STATE CONVICTS.
Gov. Vardaman Gives Some Ugly Facts
About Penitentiary Management. 4
Gov. Vardaman was asked as to t,
the charges made of bad treatment i
of the convicts on the Rankin j
county farm in a recently publish- \
ed letter from a convict. The ‘
Rankin farm is the farm used ex- ‘
clusively for white convicts, and t
the letter of the convict referred (
to made many charges of abuses j
of various kinds in the provisions ,
made for comfort and cleanliness. ■
The Governor made the follow- *
ing statement: i
‘ ‘I read the convict’s letter, and (
while some of the abuses com- f
plained of exist on the farm to- .
day, the most of them relate to '
the management of last year. '
The Board of Control, early in i
the year, ordered knives and forks i
and dishes, pillows, sheets, etc., (
for the convicts, and also instruct
ed the warden to provide bathing
facilities, etc. But I am told that 1
the board’s orders have been only i
partially complied with. It was i
a fact that the convicts were fore- (
ed to eat in an open shed, and un
til Mr. Wells, secretary of the
board, bought knives, forks, 1
spoons and dishes, were forced to i
eat from tin pans with their fin- i
srers. We have at last succeeded ,
in getting a dining room built,
and I trust we may be able to
have the convicts better treated in
the future. It is our purpose to
have water works put in and to
remove the disagreeable and dis
gusting sinks used by the convicts
in their bedrooms, in the cage in
which they sleep, from which
noisome odors emanate, and also
to make other improvements as
rapidly as possible. I have tried
to effect reforms of this character
ever since I have been Governor,
but as I have very little influence
with the Board of Control and
less with the warden, the execu
tive officer, I have been much dis
couraged. Mr. Bainey, the ser
geant of the Rankin farm, has
impressed me as a conscientious,
good man, who, if vested with
authority, I am sure, would make
a great many changes that ought
to be made.
“The policy of the Board of
Control in the management of the
penitentiary has heretofore been
to make money for the State and
for private individuals, rather
than to improve the moral, mental
and physical condition of these
unfortunate wards of the State
government. I hope the Legisla
ture will take radical action in
this matter and render impossiple
the perpetuation of that policy.”
—Jackson Bureau, Times-Demo
crat. _
COUNTY TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION.
Program for Friday Evening, Dec. 22,
8 0 clock.
SUBJECT—Securing and Re
taining Attention.
8:00—Opening Exercises and Roll
Call.
8:05—Kinds of Attention—Miss
Myrtle Greer, Ethan E.
Allen.
Piano Selection—Miss Ma
ry McRee.
8:25—Characteristics of Good At
tention-Miss Fannie Ren
fro, L. Bracie Campbell.
Vocal Selection—Mrs. Wil
loughby’s pupils.
8:45—Conditions of Attention
Miss Mattie Furr, H. E.
Groves.
Reading by Mrs. Jessie
McNair Willing.
9:10—Essential Characteristics of
the Teacher in Securing
and Retaining Attention
Miss Mattie Jennings, J.
M. Alford.
Vocal Selection—Mrs. Wil
loughby’s pupils.
9:30—Hojy to Control a Class—
Miss Mamie L. Martin.
Piano Selection—Miss Ma
ry Curran.
9:45—General Business and An
nouncements.
N. B. The above program is
based on Hughes Securing and
Retaining Attention (At R. J.
Boone’s 45c). Exercises will be
gin promptly at 8 o’clock. The
public cordially invited to be
present. Respectfully,
T. P. SCOTT, Pres.
MISS BENNIE A. DUNN,
Secretary.
A prominent professional man
rung up cheerily Monday morn
ing4: “I want to congratulate
yuu on that job of mine—letter
heads and envelopes. I had no
idea I could get such work done
in Brookhaven. ’ We have been
feeling like Christmas ever since.
Gen. Wm.JF. Martin, a Con
federate hero, is now postmaster
at Natchez._
During the past two years war
100 new banks have been organiz
ed in the State.
Mill 'and gin supplies cheap at
Moodie’s Hardware Store. *
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WHY SHOULD I INSURE t\
MY PROPERTY AOAINST £
FIRE AND WINDSTORM *
1st. BECAUSE there are thousands of ways in which my property
might catch fire.
2nd. BECAUSE it is impossible for me to watch day and night.
3rd. BECAUSE a long exemption from loss is not assurance that one
will not occur tomorrow.
,4th. BECAUSE the wisest and shrewdest business men in America
keep their property continually insured, having found
it the best policy,
5th. BECAUSE “It is better to be sure than sorry,’> and the loss of
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.
Tth. BECAUSE “Delays are dangerous;” I ought to Insure AT ONCE !
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I HD THE EAST UNION LUMBER $ WQ. CO. |
| Bfepft . Leaf Yellow Pino Lumber, Dressed and [
* Ingll Rough. A large assorted stock always on j*
if hand. Prompt in filling orders. Lowest !i
}[ y==v prices. Also keep a large stock of Red ' g
{£ HSSk Cyress Shingles on hand. Get our prices ; j
ft before buying. Local trade a specialty, t;
I ||S OUR YARDS: :j
I* " South Side of Town.
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Brookhaven & Pearl River Railway Co.
TIME TABLE. kart bound
WEST BOUND____EAST BOUND
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9:80 7:22 ...Brookhaven —------ SOT 1OT
9:19 7:11 _-_:___M. B. & N. Junction---- f S| 1
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Three Papers 1 year for $2.25—280 Issues
The Leader, The Memphis News-Scimitar and Tlje Home and Farm
The Forest Editor Can’t Please Everybody
There are some sour and pes
simistic “Sauer Krauts” in this
community who bitterly oppose
and try to intimidate the Register
if the publishers happen to take
an interest in some movement in
the town or county which doesn’t
agree with their fastidious tastes.
To think they will get even with
us, only in a silly w&y, they pro
ceed to withdraw their “ten-gent
support” and try to impress upon
our minds that they can control
and will “head off” all the silver
dollars which are rolling our way,
and thus put us in a pauper’s
grave. To think you can “put a
fellow out of business” by the
withdrawal of your meager sup
port or by influencing others, is
veritable tommyrot and sickening
ponsense. We are here for busi
ness jpst the game as any other
grip (fl tPwp, ang ^ye w|II contjn.ue
to do busjness, notwithstanding
your powerful (?) apd demoraliz
ing (?) influence to the contrary.
—Forest Register.
FROM EDGAR.
Much rain affects arangements
for Christmas, but will not cause
a postponement.
Bad roads are the unhappiest
type of extravagance; and the
Boyte Brothers are up against the
remedy. -
Mr. W. S. Huhn and C. C.
Suuiyap have recently moved
away from our section with their
families. ; ‘ 1'
paiiey Buckley, one of our
mo$t honest dark1®8, suffered Joss
by fire last Sunday pigbt to tpe
amount of about $100. Hay,
molasses, plow tools, etc,, were
burned by some sneak thief, to
whom circumstances point. A
threatening note was left at Buck
ley’s gate soon after the killing of
Sim Stovall. Nc one but negroes
afe suspected.
Wm> Davis, the young negro
who was tried with Jeff Sauls for
the murder of Sim Stovall, states
now since his conviction and
Sauls’ acquittal, that bis reason for
repudiating his confession made
inHfh’o jar*, was that he was told
by friends (calling th'efr nipjes) if
Sauls was convicted he would be
convicted, bat if Saals was turned
loose they could not convict him,
as Sauls was charged with the
shooting. And now in his dire
disappointment he wants a new
hearing. Well, yes.
ar JieaC oncers, Summers and
ams, to'^bom was referred
the matter of collecting the com
mutation tax delinquencies for
1905, have paid over $147, and
are st}IJ proceeding. Many of
the delinquents WPFP perfectly
honest in thinking they pad paid
up. We hope tbe present system,
paying to tbe tax collector, will
work out the necessary remedy
for all confusion along this line,
and the matter of working the
roads under contract will be ap
proved by all, as it should be.
BILLY. |
RUTH NOTES.
Ruth, Dec. 14. — Christmas
cheer prevails.
“It requires no greater effort to
succeed than to fail.”
Misses Lena and Bessie Raiford
enjoyed Saturday night and Sun
day with their cousin, Miss
Mancie Greer at Quinn.
Mr. W. N. Ramsey was a busi
ness visitor from Brookhaven last
week.
Miss Ada Wooley spent Satur
day very pleasantly with her
brother’s family at Rooneyville.
Increase of business has caused
F. L. Clark to begin the erection
of an annex to hie already commo
dious store house.
Misses Benneta Purser and
Bennie Dunn spent Sunday with
their horaefolks.
Ray McCullough spent Tuesday
and Wednesday in Brookhaven.
Clint Coker has moved his fam
ily into the rear portion of his
new store, recently erected east
of the depot.
Miss Lula Dawson, one of our
bright boarding pupils, spent
Saturday and Sunday at her home.
The splendid exhibit work from
our school, shown at the teachers’
meeting last Saturday at the Brie
fer school, was very highly and
deservedly complimented.
Mr. A. G. B. McCullough is
enjoying the comforts of his nice
pew hoipe,
The Olympian Literary Society
are preparing a splendid program
of Christmas exercises to pe giyep
Friday afternoon, Dec. §2.
Regular preaching service at
Shady Grove next Sunday. This
will be Bro. Jenkins’ farewell ser
mon. WE.
BEAVER CREEK NOTES.
Wedding bella are still ringing.
Farmers in our community have
finished gathering and are now
looking forward as to preparation
for 1906.
Mr. C. D. Price, of Ruth, was
a pleasant ealler at Reaver Creek
last Sunday. Come again, Mr.
Price.
Miss Osie Rawls, the efficient
principal of our school, visited
home folks at Norfield last Friday
and Satqrd^y.
Mr. u P- M«>y is a frequent
visitor to Reaver Creek- We
take him to be a wise boy.
The sweet, face of little Carrie
Anding is missed in the school
room very much, on account of
her grandmother’s illness.
Mr. P. H. Smith says that he is
going to petition the board to
have the road leading from the
Kublic road to bis house worked.
lr. Smith, what is the trouble?
Too many buggies traveling that
way, | suppose.
Wipj iliss Qsje pawls as prin
cipal and Miss «enq Rojlip's ‘pa
assistant, ogr school is doing fine
work. The attendance is unusual
ly large.
yuite a number of our young
people visited Pleasant Grove
cburcb last Sunday and heard
Bro. Jenkin’s farewell sermon.
Mr. W. G. Callender is attend
ing court this week.
There will be a concert at Bea
ver Creek school house Thursday
night before Christmas. Every
body invited to come. We arc
aware of the fact that it is near
the Christmas holidays, but peace
will be preserved.
r W- E- CANN.
Honor Roil of Ruth |iig}i School.
The following pupils made ac
average of 00 or above in the firs!
tri-terra examination:
Chart Class—Dola Neal, AUie
McCullough.
First Grade—Leslie McEwen,
Clyde Thompson.
Second Grade — Bessie Neal.
Ruby! Price, Maggie Gunnell,
Lena Dunaway, Myrtle McCul
lough.
Third Grade—Herbert Grfeer,
Jenny Greer, Mattie Clark, Ben
nie Thompson.
F gonr(h fjfrade—Billie Williams,
Irma Greer, CWieTireer, Eunice
Thompson, Emmet McCullough,
Fannie McCullough, Alice Thomp
son, Clara Greer.
Sixth Grade—Dinnie McCul
lough, Jodie Williams, Rhods
Reeves, Tera Greer.
Seventh Grade—Parham Wil
liams, Hugh Greer, Johnnie
Price, Myrtice Felder, Maude
Reeves, iiaohar McCullough.
Eighth Grade.—Bessie Bailor*},
Lena Raiford, Ada Wijiiafps, Mat
tie Williams, Rena Fripe,' Jessie
CJafk, §idney McCullough, Wade
Cole, Fred Greer,
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Call on the East Union Lumber
yard before .buying yoty lumber
and shingles. Country orders are
fjiven prompt attention and no de
ay in loading wagons. Lowest
market price.
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TO REMOVE
Freckles and Pimples
IN TEN DAYS USE
NADINOLA
The Complexion Beautlfler!
THE H/^^U^IRL
Formerly advertised and sold as
SATINOLA
No change In Formula or Package. The NAME
only has been changed to avoid confusion, as
we cannot afford to have so valuable prepara
tion confused with any other.
NAD1NOLA is guaranteed, and money will be
refunded In every ease where If falls to remove
freckles, pimples, liver-spots, collar discolora
tions, sallowness, sun-tan, black-heads, dlsffg
nrlog eruptions, etc. The worse cases in 20
days. Leaves the skin clear soft, and healthy,
and restores the beauty of youth.
Price 50c and $1.C0. Sold in each city by all
Leadiug Druggists, or by mall.
Prepared only by
NATIONAL TOILET CO., Paris, Tcno.
Sold In Brookhaven by all leading d-ug stores.
The Great East and West Line
Across the Entire States of
TEXAS JLND LOUISIANA
ILLINOIS CENTRAL
MAINTAINS UNSURPASSED
DOUBLE DAILY SERVICE
-TOP*— -TOO«
NEW ORLEANS MEMPHIS
—TO— -TO—
MEMPHIS, CAIRO,
ST. LOUIS, ST. LOUIS,
LOUISVILLE, CHICAOO,
CINCINNATI, CINCINNATI,
CHICAOO. LOUISVILLE,
-AND FROM
ST. L0UI8 TO CHICAOO,
making direct connections with through train,
for all point.
NORTH, tm AHP WIST
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DUBUQUE, SIOUX FALLS
SIOUX CITY
and the West.
Tickets and full information as to ratds In con
nection with the aboTe can be had of agents of
the Central and connecting lines.
WM. MURRAY,
D. P. A., New Orleans.
JOHN A. SCOTT.
D. P. A.,^Memj)his.
D.P. A..' Cincinnati.
WiCERT
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gboptegt, Quickest 311$
Best line tq
New Orleans, Vicksburg, Shreve
port, and to all Texas, Mexico,
California and Arizona
Points
Either through Meridian and New
Orleans or Shreveport.
Through Pullman Sleepers
to New Orleans and Shreveport.
For detailed information ap
ply to any representative of the
Queen & Crescent Route or the
undesigned,
Jno. W, Wood,
Trav. Pass. Agent,
Meridian, Miss.
Geo. H*. Smith,
Gen. Pass. Agt.
R. J. Anderson,
Asst. Gen. Pass. Agt. »
'Box -Social.
Monday njght, pepembqr
$ach yogng Jady is requested tq
come with * 1«D?b packed ip *
box and with her name on the in
side. These will be auctioned off
at 8:45. No admission fee will be
charged and punch will be served.
Mmes. F. H. Hartman, W. W.
Henderson .and L. 11. Baggett

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