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To The Voters of Lincoln County:
I am hereby making my announce
ment as a candidate for the office
of County Superintendent of Edu
cation of Lincoln-County. In plac
ing myself before the people, I real
ize that I am asking for the most
important office of the county, but
as I am thoroughly acquainted with
the conditions of the office and ol
the working of the schools of the
county I’m sure that if elected 1
can serve you efficiently in this ca
I was born and reared in this
county and have spent almost my
entire life here among her citizens
After qualifying I began ,to teach in
the rural schools of this county,
Since that time I have devoted my
time to teaching and preparing my
self for better school work. I have
had Bix successful years experience
as a teacher in the schools of this
county and was chosen last year by
the teachers as President of the Lin
coin County Teachers Association.
So the teachers of the county know
me and if you are in doubt about my
ability to lead them successfully, ask
the teachers about me.
If chosen to fill this important
position, I shall devote my entire
time in trying to make it possible
to have a successful school within
reach of every boy and girl in- the
In selecting some one for this po
sition, I would not have you consid
er my application alone, investigate
the record of each applicant and
choose that one whom you think
most worthy and who has achieved
the greatest success in the school
work. If I am chosen I shall work
untiringly to help you make the
schools of the county a success from
ever,y standpoint.
What the Trustees of -the Schools
That Netherland Has Taught -
Think About Him.
It affords us pleasure to state that
Mr. O. E. Netherland made a splen
did record as a school man in the
various schools he has taught.
During his administration with
us we found him faithful in the
performance of his duties, a strong
and capable leader of boys and girls,
a young man of high ideals and mor
als, and a fine factor for good in the
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B. N. Weathersby Buys
J. H. Williams' Business
Notice to Customers
I have just bought out the business of J. H. Wil
liams and not being personally acquainted with you, I
am taking this method of advising you of the change
and at the same time soliciting a continuance of your
business with this establishment. I will make every
endeavor to please you, to serve you promptly and at
tend to any and every want you may expect from my
Trusting thSt I may meet you personally soon, I
Very respectfully,
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Are You in
Partnership With
Your Money
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Have you ever stopped to figure out your
relationship to your possessions? Is your r
money a burden to you or a source of ser
vice? Money lying idle, hidden away ]
somewhere, is a continue annoyance,
causes needless concern and is a danger
and menace to the owner. Other pro- 1
perty and life is endangered by keeping
money on the person, tucked away around . |
the house or store, or feven in safes or
> _ vaults. Put your money in the FIRST
NATIONAL BANK. 4% interest will be
paid on your funds in our Savings De
partment. ~ jj:
First National Bank
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Therefore, we very cheerfully
commend him to you for careful con
sideration in his aspiration for the
leadership of Lincoln county’s boys
and girls in the capacity of County
Very respectfully,
Trustees of Hickory Grove School
(Two years)—W. L. Martin, J. N.
Trustees of Boone’s Creek School
.(One Year)—Jno. W. Brister, H. D.
Bullock, T. J. Roberts.
Trustees of Pleasant Grove School
(Two Years) —Frank Cole, A. L.
Burns; T. B. Kyzar.
Trustees of Heuck’s Retreat School
(Trustees last year)—M. O. Smith,
J. B. Ratcliff, R. K. Smith, W. Ober
schmidt, M. D. Cagle
Trustes of Heuck's Retreat School
(Present Trustees)—A E. Emflnger,
W. Oberschmidt, J. W. Hoggatt, M.
D. Cagle, R. K. Smith.
W. 0. W. Field Notes.
, Uniform Rank, Mobile bound, will
leave Brookhaven July 9th, for the
great four states encampment.
Hon. Walter A. Martin, state man
ager, was in the office of the district
manager of the 6th, making detailed
arrangements for the financial side
of the trip.
Col. Mathis who will command the
Mississippi boys at Mobile, reviewed
the Brookhaven company on the ev
ening of our regular drill and was
pleased with their progress. Col.
Mathis is an able field officer with
four years army service and had the
distinction of commanding a crack
drill team that not only won over
every organization in the state but
alsp won in the southern encamp
ment at New Orleans.
Notice is hereby given for mem
bers of the different companies to
arrange to be at ’’Garland’s” in Sum
mit, Friday night the 9th to be
measured for uniforms. A salesman
from St. Louis will be there to su
pervise the uniforming. The cost
of each uniform will be only about
Parents will bear in mind that su
perivsed travel is an important fac
tor in education and that the W. O.
W. is giving this trip free to mem
bers of the Uniform Rank. Several
leading educators of the county will
assist in the work.
Forty-five minutes drill every
Monday and Friday, nights. No
drill no go. Still time for boys to
join us for the trip.
Card of Thanks.
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. To Our Many Friends :
,No words at-our command can ade
quately express the greatness or oui
gratitude to you for the tenderness
of your-loving sympathy for us ii
our great sorrow «rtid your generous
ministrations to our precious saintee
wife and mother in her long an<
painful itlness, and youjrJevely flora
tributes on her funeral occasion. w<
loVe you, each and every one. Yoi
have given us joy in the midst'o
deep and painful affliction.
These things shall be held by us
in precious memories in the future.
May God bless you all.
T. W. Adams and Family.
Rich Bachelor Wants Wife
“Many people have blamed m<
for not getting married. Sinc<
childhood I have suffered fron
stomach and liver trouble, nev
er being able to get any medi
cine or doctor to help me. Nov
that Mayr's Wonderful Remedj
has entirely cured me, I am an
xious to get a wife.”
It is a simple, harmless pro
paration that removes the ca
tarrhal mucus from the intesti
nal tract and allays the inflam
mation which causes practical!;
all stomachy liver and intestina
ailments, including appendicitis
One dose will convinced mone:
refunded. For sale by all drug
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Mrs. Alexander P. Moore, bette
known to the American public a
Lillian Russell, one of the country1
most noted figures of the stage, die
at Pittsburgh, aged 61. She had la
tely returned Worn Europe where, a
the request of the government, sh
studied immigration problems. Sh
was still beautiful and lovely. ~Sh
had been married four times. H«
last years were devoted to improvln
the condition of the poor in h«
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The Leafier Prlate Envelope*
Will Quit “Saving Soles” and
“Half-Soling Pants” to Take
^ UP New Duties.
Mrs. Jyme Daughtry Nixon, who
won the position of City Clerk of
Brookhaven, last week is the first
woman in town and one of the first
in Mississippi to be elected to office.
The duties of the position are fa
miliar to Mrs. Nixon as she per
formed them for the alderman who
nominally acted as clerk, during the
twelve year period when her father,
the late Dr, J. B. Daughtry was
mayor of Brookhaven. Mrs. Nixon
also assisted her father Jn the in
surance business.
Mrs. Nixon was born and brought
up in Brookhaven, and was educated
at Whitworth College. Her parents
were among the most cultured and
prominent residents of this section,
and in their declining health and
fortunes were devotedly cared for by
Mrs. Nixon, herself widowed and by
her sister, Miss Daughtry. When
Dr. Daughtry’s six years of invalid
ism culminated in his death, Mrs.
Nixon was lefKto support her sister
whose health had failed, as well as
herself. The old family home on
South Jackson Street bad to be given
Mrs. Nixon fdund work with sev
eral local firms, among them at a
shoe repairing establishment, where
with characteristic wit and optimism
she announced she was "saving soles"
and later at the Guess Dry Cleaning
establishment where, in charge of al
terations and repairs, she "half-soled
panta.” ~
Mrs, Nixon, who as "Miss Jimmie
Daughtry” was Brookhaven’s pio
i neer woman bicyclist and cross sad
dle rider, has always been of the
“hail fellow well met” type, and had
no need to add to her cheery and
democratic ways any of~-the ingra
tiating affectations some candidates
Mrs. Nixon has witnessed all of
Brookhaven’s splendid development
and his confidence in its continu
ance. "But we need apartment
houses and homes,” says Mrs. Nixon.
"It is pitiful to see families hunting
homes. Often the houses they occu
py are bought by people who want
to live in them and it is almost im
possible to find other houses for rent.
I know people who want to move
here and can’t get houses. The wo
men should work to have more hous
es built. Brookhaven’s growth is
Geo. K. Smith Injured by Train.
Brookhaveo friends note in today’s
dispatches the accident of yesterday
at Wesson in which Mr. Geo. K.
Smith was painfully injured. His
Ford truck was struck by a freight
train in the following described man
Mr. Smith was approaching the
railroad from the east near the
Stringer crossing. He stopped for the
fast train going south to pass and
as soon as the flyer passed he drove
on the tracks and was struck by a
north bound freight train. He was
thrown upon the boiler of the engine
and carried fifty yards before the
train could be stopped. Upon exam
ination it is said his collar bone was
broken, but it is said he will recover.
The Ford truck was literally torn to
fragments and the cow catcher was
torn from the locomotive.
Big Springs Picnic.
On Friday evening, June 23rd at
7:30 a picnic will be held at Big
Springs. All candidates are invited
to speak. There will be music; and
suppers will be sold for benefit of
the church. Everybody is invited.
Epworth League Assembly.
There are 103 young people at
tending the Epworth Assembly and
enjoying the hospitality of Whit
worth College.
The social gathering in the sub
story of the Methodist church Mon
day evening was a charming intro
duction to the program. The local
workers had taken great pains to
decorate most beautifully the spa
cious hall and v refreshments were
served. . ~
Rev. G. H. Thompso'n, ex-Brookha
ven pastor, of McComb, was announc
ed to give the "Life of Bishop As
bury" today at noon and this even
ing there will be Community Sing
ing from 8 to 8:45.
Tomorrow at 8 p. m. Dr. Hounshell
will speak on "Playing Square With
The Assembly will close Sunday
Somebody says “You can’t ever
tell what a woman is going to do.”
There is one thing she never says
much about—and that is, elections.
But she votes. And her voice will
be heard that way at every demand
of citizenship.
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Quin’s Committee Receives Special Commendation for
* “Courteous and Conscientious Work’’ — Bitter Fight
Still Expected Over Big Deal to Develop the South.
■ Washington, June 3. — Henry
' Ford's proposal to develop the gov-j
' ernment’s vast power and nitrate
. projects at Muscle Shoals, Ala., was
given conditional^ approval by the
house military committee today and
ordered reported to the House with a
recommendation that it be accepted
‘ in the form agreed to in ocmmittee.
The action was taken by a vote of
j 12 to 9 in executive session, and was
» interpreted by ’committee men gen
. erally as being in effect, ■ but the
r. preliminary skirmish to_what -prom
. ises to become a bitterly contested
battle between the proponents and
'opponents of the Ford offer in the
House.—Daily Dispatch.
g The Seventh Congressional Dis
s trict is unusually interested in the
j above vote as Hon. Percy E. Quin,
. Congressional representative, is
t Chairman of the Committee on Mili
e tary Affairs and A* using every ounce
B of his influence in the interest of
e the farmers of the South in conslder
r ation of the subject in hand—Ford’s
g Shoal offer which means development
r -of the South hs nothing else does.
The results announced by the com
mittee were regarded as' a decisive
victory Her Mr. Ford aad * mew .#*
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termined effort than ever before is
to be .made to obtain the properties.
The. dismissions began a year ago at
the War Department.
It was decided by the committee to
eliminate from the properties cover
ed in Hie Ford offer the steam plant
at Gorgas, Ala., which is covered by
the contract of the Alabama Powei
Company with the United States a
long with other properties. The
House may vote separately on the
question of including the -Gorgas
plant before the Anal ballot on Ford’s
proposal itself which includes the
t&orgas plant. Mr. Ford bolds tha'
the plant is essential to the develop
ment of Muscle Shoals;
However, Ford’s representative re
garded the action of the Military
Committee a decisive victory for Mr
Ford, .since every Hetail of the nego
tiations was agreed*upon, except th<
one and was regarded as a distinci
achievement, after so long a time oi
waiting and, uncertainly.
The work done by Mr. Quin, ant
his committee was characterized* a:
"courteous and conscientious wori
done by the committee from the tlm<
it began consideiatiofi of the sub
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It is applicable to our establishment, more so than others because
what we give you is
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When you buy something good—and you pay no more here than
H - elsewhere—-you buy well, and it pleases you in the results you get
from same, and this has always been our aim.
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ONE DOLLAR. We can’t do this and stay in business—
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to you. Do this and we will get your business.
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McComb, Miss. — A mass meeting
of the citizens of the town was held
here this afternoon and a temporary
athletic association was formed,
which guarantees a good baseball
team for this city during the sum
mer. . >
The charter of the association was
published in the papers of this city
this week. The incorporation is for
*5,000, of which *2,800 has already
been subscribed.
M. P. GTllam, assistant coach at
Mississippi college, during the past
year, has been secured to manage the
‘team. He will arrive here Monday
to take active charge of the team.
A number of local players ye to try
out for the team and numerous ap
plications have been received" from
semi-pro players.
The work on the new athletic park
is nearing completion and will be
readf’ for occupancy soon. The park
is being constructed at a cost of
y _'
Hazlehurst, Miss—Hazlehurst is
organizing for the summer in base
ball, and players are being sought
daily for the team. According, to
Fred Montgomery, one of the baser
ball leaders, the town has raised
*5,000 for the expenses of the team
and the leaders are getting inquiries
uaixjr UUlil yia^cin wuu noui vw w*i»v
here to play on the team.
Hazlehurst had the winning team
of the state last season, losing only
ten out of forty games, and played
all teams, including the Jackson
state league team. Many of the old
players of last season has signified
their intention of trying for the team
.again this season. Contracts will be
signed with players by June 15 and
actual play will start not later than
July 1. Plans are being made to
put the ball field in shape, and the
organization is in the hands of Fred
Montgomery and Marshall Nesmith.
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Boards of supervisors may not,
without violating the law, employ
as an assistant tick inspector, any
person who is related in the third
degree by blood or marriage to any
member “of the. board, according to
an opinion recently rendered by the
department of justice. The attorney
general holds that the anti-nepotism
law passed by the supervisors, ap
pointed by the state live stock sani
tary board, and paid by the county.
The Opinion was written by Assist
ant Attorney General H. Cassedy
Holden in response tonne inquiry by
the attorney for-supervisors of Harri
son county.
Macey Dinkins, secretary of the
State Board of Pardons, has accept
ed the position of private secretary
to Governor Lee M. Russell which
- was recently offered him by the ex
ecutive. Mr. Dinkins will take ui
i the duties of the office on the first
i of July. Miss Ivy Hicks, former sec
: retary to the governor, who resigned
i six weeks ago, is engaged as secre
tary to W. F. Bond, state superin
teutoat ot #4\w»U«a,
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Notice to 'Automobilists.
On and after Monday, June 12th
the City Ordinance in regard to the
running and parking, and with cut
out open and without lights and
without muffler will be strictly en
I have a number of copies of the
ordinance that I would be glad to
give anyone that is not acquainted
with same. ,
_ J. W. CASE,
Chief of Police.
." H6n. Geo. S. Dodds, one of the
best known attorneys of Gulfport,
has announced his candidacy for
Judge of the Second Judicial District
and is conducting an active cam
paign. He is-opposed by Judge D.
H. Graham, who is completing the
unexplred term of the late Judge J.
H. Neville. An interesting race is
Mrs. I. P. Williamson made the
Leader a pleasant call Monday.
$761.14 For Flood Sufferers.
Mr. Louis Cohn, treasurer, reports
for the Committee collecting for
Flood Sufferers, that^a total of $761.
14 has been remitted. Of this a
mount the colored people gave $35.
The colored King’s Daughters con
tributed $20; the Good Samaritans,
$5.00; the E. S. B. Society, $5.00.
Previously reported, $5.00.
E. P. Futrell, formerly with Enochs
& Wortman of this city, who some
time ago accepted the management
of their large mill at Jackson, Tenn.,
was in the city Saturday. School is
now out and Mr. Futrell came for
his family ,as he has decided to ,
make the Tennessee city his future
home. This excellent family has
made numerous friends in Jackson
since coming here from Brookhaveii,
who will sincerely regret their de
parture and wish them well in their
new home.—Clarion-Ledger.
The Leader Prints Letter-Heads.
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Many a bride of yesteryear will recall with a pleasureable thrill
that day, and in the recollection will come a host of happy
memories. Selecting the Ring—with what scrupulous care was
this selection made, and from which store ? From Stainer’s, for
—then as now Staffler’s was the first jewelry store in Brookha
ven, and surely your daughter can do no better for our engage
ment and wedding rings are still in perfect keeping with cur
rent ideas. 18K white, yellow and green gold, $6.00 to $15.00.
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C. B. Perkins
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