I. C. R. R. TIME TABLE.
. GOING SOUTH, ' , ,
r.t fiTWTNf and ' GENT'S
I I LJ ll I v U I I V II
r U XilN XO XX XXI V M.-
..5:35 a. m
J .11 :10 a, tu
TRAINS GOING NORTH
........ 1:0Q . re
.........1 :00 p. m
.....L.a :Q3 p. IK
.....11:15 p H)
"And still -they (6me"-snb-Bcnbera
to the Picket.
'. Miss Bertha Schneider is
ing relatives in Louisiana. ;
Miss r Ilattie Hesdorffer
visiting friends iv Louisiana.
Mr. D. f3. Richards is over from
' Greenville for a short business
" Mrs. B. 3, Oswalt of Clarksdah J
' is visiting her parents. Mr. anu
Mrs! J. Mi Grafton. ' -
' MisEioia Wood has returned
. from a lsit to Governor and Mrs.
; Vardatuan at Jackson.
- Mis4 Kate Hill and her iSiec,
-Miss Elva. Hudson. are spending
a few days in New Orleans.J 1
.- Mr. and Mrs. Will Lavender and
interesting children of.. McComb,
: v ara.visitiug his parents, near town.
W. H. Pettyi a former Cantori!
bovwhb is.,Pow locdted at Tchulav
w in towu for a short visit this
Mr; a,nd Mrs. H. Ii. Luckett, Sv.)
have returned from a pleasant visit
. to their dauKhter, Mrs. Taylor, it
Columbus. - ." " . -' . '
Mrs. Robert Walker and litth
' nephew, Master Earl Luckett,, oi
Gluckstadt, were visitors hert
Wednesday. ' ' s
'. Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Kempol
Galf port, were the guests for a few
days this weekof Rev. and : Mrs.
C. 8.' Newman. " ' ;
Miss Natalie Ragau, of Vieks
burg, and Miss Anu; Dudley ,oi
Kentucky, are the ldvely guestB ot
' Miss Angte mil uneeK.
:.- rac,;a WTatann nf fntlCOrd.
JT. C . andMiwMaiLncerof Bol -
erine and Terrel r3tnitli.
- Rabbi J, H. Kaplan , who is now
stationed at Jackson, gave an in
teresting and instructive lecture at
the Jewish Temple last Sunday eve
Be sure to attend Mrs. W. H.
Powell's "Poverty. Party." Tues
day afternoon, ; April 9, at 3
"o'clock, at her home on East Peace
Mrs. lilanohe Howell entertained
ihe Home Mission Society of 'the
M-thrwiir nimrRh Mondav after-
Inoon. Dainty refreshmeents were
ah :.,iooctoi in'thfl Old Ladies'
Home Auxiliary are invited to at-
w,a tha KPnvflrtv Partv" 'inesaay
afternoon, April 9, at 3 o'clock at
Mrs. W. H. I'oweirs. ,
Ma M-Sannders.. after spend-
in three weeks in Memphis, Tenn.,
Lj t :;n Kv hns returned
and opened the dressmaking de--partment
I FOR SALE 20 bushels of Al
$n'Si long staple vwtt on seed at
el.00 per bushel. -
'Robert Catlett, Sr. '
. - ., Canton, miss.
- The ladiea of the Baptist Church
will eive an Easter Egg Hunt on
the lawn at Mrs. M. E. Chew's at
3:30 Saturday afternoon. March
30. Fresh homeroade candy will
also be Bold.' , - . ',
' Mr. and Mrs. V. E. Allen have
returned from a several weeks stay
at Battle Creek. Michigan. Mr.
Allen, we are pleased to announce
'was Rteatly benefitted by the treat
ment receved whila away. . -
' i have f o. sale the best Brown
Leghorn laying strain , of chickens
in the state. Eggs for setting,
L0. - 5 ' ,
Phon'.209. V Canton, Mis.J
- LOSTMonday morning, March
18. a gold wire brooch -with pearl
center? on Union and Peace streets
between Simpson House and bam
llesni store. Reward for its re
covery. Leave at Picket office.
The many friend of Miss Fleta
t nna rtf tha most POPU-
lar young salesladies at John Mo
Orath & Sou Co., are pleaded to
see her bright face behind, the
counter, after a week's illness.
2JiiS " BUie Prichara ' Riven
notice to tho ladies that she has a
lar-e line of samples n the very
F you want
CLUETT and MONARCH SHIRTS. . t .
. Our line of .the Tamous duett ami Monarch Shirts a.,.1 ot the Emperor, and Princely Make la
coinplete, aurt all new nobby patterns 50c and 2.00.
Our Summer. Foot-Wear .
We have received our complete stock of Abbott, Crossett and C.ater& Morrill Oxfonis. These
lines of shoes stand at the top of the ladder in these classes 3.90 to S6.00. ,fwpa-
v We are also prepared to show a beautiful line of Hosiery, Underwear, Neckwear,
Handkerchiefs, Hats, Ftc., all at Book-Bottom Trices.
atest patterns of spring and suni
uer suitings and waistings, . direct
Jrom Buckley & Jennings Co's,,
arge New .York house. They are
iordially invited to call at-Mrs.
V. Vl. Coulter's, see the samples
tndget prices 'before huying. -,
vnh. SATiFi -Earars trom Barred
Plymouth Kocks. ltingiet. Strain'
loodMavers, 15 eggs for $2.00,
!0 for $3.50.: '
. Kr-B. Catlett,
' ,iv - . Canton. Miss.
' Mrs.Wtn. Mosal and childien
ittla Misses Margaret and Gladys
nd Master William Louis, re
amed the early part of, the week
rom a visit to, Mrs; E. L. Johnson
m Jackson. - - , .
Fine screen dooi
and saisU., Silver cop-
per, green or oiacK
wire. The . best thai
money, ean buy.
f, r i , Habcrt Kelly
The Picket acknowledges a mosl
aleaaant call on last baturaay
r . i j . . fP - TV 4 tT vi Mtr
rom State Auauor j.. m. ucuy.
vlr. Ilenrv is a candidate foi
insurance Commissioner and wa
looking after his interests - hen
.mong the. ?.'dear people, ' with
.vhom he has .numerous warm
tiinA iwk will : unite theii
strength and influence in his be
half to see , tnat ne receirw
offiee.- Mr. Henry, ; is a con-
nA:nffnd fnitVifnl omcial. ae-
serving of the esteem in which his
candidacy is held.
At a recent meeting of the city
school board ' of trustees the
resignation of Mr. Robert Torrey,
as superintehdant of . the city
schools, was accepted and Mr. J.
C. Windham," present principal,
was unanimously elected to fill thf
vacancy, Mr. 'Windham was born
and feared in Houston, Chickasaw
county Miss, He graduated from
Mississippi Normal College in
1900. tie was principal of the
Eupora High School at Eupoia,
Miss., ' l901-'02, principal of
Wvnn Preston Institute, Coffee-
ville, Miss., 1902-'O3 and pnncr
pal of Coldwater nign oouuui ai
n.n Emptor Atiss ..a903-'04. After
spending two years at the Uni
versity of Mississippi, he gradu
ated in 190G, taking the degree of
Bachelor of Arts. As principal of
the school here, Mr. Windham has
meet with ; success, being ; very
popular -with the tencflers and
aupils. ' His election, the siicessor
olsnehafine man as Mr. Torrey,
has meet with much satisfaction.
the Skene fit of the Old
r., ATnmlav afternoon an
JU I j
entertainment will be given for the
... . 1 1 f M iaa .1
nhiKlren on liie iawu- v
The annual duea of twenty-five
cents are now due, prompj pay
'i'i .onilrs of E. G. Henry
i Camp No. 312 are ordered to meet
1 . a. :
at the court liouse m canton, miso.,
at 11 o'clock a. m., Monday, March
' J. W. Downs, -.
The Picket and Commercial-Appeal
one year for tl.23 ,
correct styles, perfect fitting, best maae 1
not fail to come U us. v e carry ,
prices from $10.00 to $25.00. -
Good Citizen Sone.
Canton lost a valuable citizen in
the death of Mr. W. J. Mosby, Sr.,
Monday morning March 18, 1907.
death came soniewnai a tuw,j
Mr. Mosby was born seventy,
..i vonrs rn in Kutherforc
eountj ,'Tenn. He came to Canj
ton when a boy,' entering rnesfle.'
& Mosby' s drug store in the 'oO's
He remained with them and theii
successor uptil 162. Then cam
che war between . the States, an
tie followed that" eventful war
serving with distinction - as .
uieutcnant in Capt. Hugh Love't
Company. He was severeij
wounded at , the battle ol
vluusfordsviile, ' Ky, Upon tat
jessstion of hostilities he returned
to Canton and engaged in the
Irug business on his own, account,
irhich he continued np to.' the time
f his death. -' .
He Was a fine bnsiness nf
his usiuess transactions., ifle
numbered his friends amongj all
d he never forgot a
friend. Men of his quality are so
rare that no community can ais
pense with them without f eelins
that it has suffered an irreparable
loss.: ' - '..'-':'), :
Mr. Mosby is survived by a wife,
two children, Mrs.,: James Ma
gruder of Spartanburg SC, and
4r. W. J. Mosby, Jr., of this city,
a sister, Miss Mat Mosby, who
lived with him, a little grand
daughter and two little grandsons.
The funeral took place from the
Presbyterian Church Tuesday
afternoon at 4 :30 o'clock, Kev.1 C.
S. Newman . conducting the last
sad rites. .
The closing of every place ot
bnsiness during the progress of
the funeral, but truthfully attested
the hiffh esteem in which he was
To his loving aud devoted wife,
ann an ii Hnrnriitnr mid other rela
tives, in this hour of intense grief
and sorrow, the deep sympamy 01
many friends is extended. ,
Jl Sudden 2).ath.
The" -telegram. ' which brought
the news last Saturday of tbe,
death of Mr. Andrew J. Baldwin
n'nlfwk that mornine was a
shock that was received with deep
regret bv the relatives ana many
friends in Canton of this highly
esteemed man. .
With his brother, Mr. O. 11.
Baldwin, who was to undergo a
surgical operation, Mr. Baldwin
had gone to New Orleans only a
short time before, It is particular
ly touching that death claimed
him so unexpectedly, far from
home and among strangers."' 1
The remains arnvea in wuwu
and. were conveyed to
Sbaron and laid. to- rest besnie
loved ones gone ' before in the
cemetery' . . . - t
or a large ramuy uuiy i
brothers survive him, Messrs. O.
and W. M. Haiawin oi m
Money ta l-oan.-
With syndicates 7lA per cent cp.
With home people 9 per int to
10 per cent, according to size 01
II. B. URKATES, "
Ofhce LasUide Court Squire.-
D. & L. K.
THE SPRING MILLI
D. & L. K. LEVY.
- " -
plac Wednesday and the fair sex
were out in full force to view the
beautiful Easter- millinery and
ithercreations, lovely and varied.
tMffBsed 'thrdughout the entire
iiZte was the fragrance of spring
merchandise, crisp and bright as
.he morning glory. The stock
mimmered in the blaze of newness.
crnoHs. wash fabrics.
eautiful libbons, and a wealth ot.
white goods in the latest effects, I
nurlA their snriner debut. Ine'
jtnra in ita nfiw carb still turtuer
emphasized, the silent message
uew attire ia now paramount in
the minds.of all. Throughout 'the
day a large crowd of friends ana
patrom of this popular cstabhsh
mant thronged the millinery
lrfment to view the handsome
I offhags 'tar spring millinery.
Hats of y every inscription,- xrum
New York and . other ; fashion
cehters, and from their , own
designers, were . most artistically
displayed and each and every
piece of feminine headgear was so
beautiful and artistic and the
array was so beautifully be
wildering that encomiums of praise
was heard from all in attendance.
The house of D. & L. K. Levy is
noted for its up-to-date millinery,
and this season's opening offered
a wider and more varied line to
select from than any of its
predecessors and was voted- by
those in attendance a most artistic
JOHN McQRATH & SONS'
Followinsr the usual custom,
John McGrath & " Sous' Company
had their regular spring millinery
opening Wednesday aud Thursday.
There was a steady stream ot
sight-seers pouring in and out tne
store all dav. The enthe store
had caught the spirit of spring,
tita mnat irinr inn tiniH of the vear.
luu O " t '
and was beautiful in holiday attire.
Every department iif the store was
glitteringly radiaut with the
splendors of the new spring styles.
The millinery department was "en
fK" fur the occasion. The dis
play reflected all the correct mil-
Unery ideas tor spring, me iaiei
and most original cieations of the
best milliners of the Nori, and
Haif vnlt M.3 I'OnlPK ot .Olodels
and exclusive specimen from their
own workroom, prociaimeu me
touch of master bauds, aud tlie
most fastidious and discriminating
.Tluriuiiltsll ' 1111 trouble in beintr
perfectly pleased and satisfied.
Jlr. J- J Sreavea.
Mr. John M. Greaves has yielded
cniifitntinnA of his friends
and announces today for the omce
of sheriff, lue cans upon mm
. i,;o Root uii.l hi ord of ac-
trvut mo vu. - .
ceptance are published in another ,
column 01 mis paper. n
bear the igoatures ot tne uesi cm- j
j Mr. Oreavea' community, i
and demonstrate the weight of his
candidacy auiong the voters of his
Beat. Those eisewuere wuw are
with Mr. Greaves know
urauwuii" . ,
that hi life has been characterized
with honesty and fidelity aud mat
he ia amply qualified to fill the
OuifO uq ut" " . . ,. t
- Mr 1- . -n I F V. . VI, n I
nM.i;tM himself and to ius pw n
LEVY, Leaders of
The CANTON GIN CO.
oftera for sale
The Old Reliable Fertilizers
BED STAR, NONPAREIL AND COTTON ELEVATOR
and can supply you with All Kinds of Fertilizer Materials. , These
nods have been used in this section for eighteen years, and the
long experience of the inanfacturers enables them to give you a
Fertilizer exactlv suited to your requirements.' .
Your business is respectfully solicited,
Canton Gin, Company,
v.'"' R. E." JOHNSON, Manager.
Rates- j .
LOUISVILLE, Ky'., aud .roturn
Aio,.,.h 1 10. 2.i and 26, liWV ut
one faje plus 25 cents
t. in- ;.ci)um. ftireater u enue
Exposition,' Tieis luri td ?o
April I,' 1907, j k
P1NEHURST, N.-., and return
Tickets ou sale April 7, S, and 9th
with limit to April JSUi, 19U(,
account Conference for Educatiun
In The South,
' J. G. WmOHT,
Entitled an Ordinance pro
posing to issue Bonds of the
City of Canton to the Amount
of . Fifty Thousand Dollars,
for the purpose ot raising
Money for the establishment
' of a Sewerage System in said
City, and giving notice to the
Tax-payers of said City of the
inteution of the Board so to do.
Section 1. Be it ordained by
the Board of Mayor aud Aldermen
of the City of Canton, that it is
hereby proposed by said Board to
issue tbe bonds of the City of
Canton to the amount of fifty
thousand dollars, for the purpose
of raising money to be used for the
establishment ot a sewerage sysiem
iu said City of Canton, which said
aiuouut of fifty thousand dollars,
together with the entire bonded
indebtedness of said City of Can
ton, does uot exceed seven per
centum of the assessed value of
the taxable property of said city.
Section 2. be it further or-
ihiinod. that this ordinance be
published as notiee 01 saiu pro
posal, as required by the charter',
of said city aud the amendments
thereto, notifyiug- the adult ax
payers of said city that they may
pftition agaiust the issuance of
said bonds, as provided by said
charter and amendments, aud
that unless twenty per centum of
the adult tax-payers of said city
so petitiou witbiu the t'me pre
scribed by law, said bonds will
be issued as proposed. -Section
3. Be it further or
dained that for good cai.se shown
this ordiuauco take effect aud be
in force from and after it passage,
and that publication thereof be
Money to Loan. x .
at 7 ler cent iu sum of f 1000.00
and above. No commissions char-
ir it r . . iTnn.o PAirrtr
. 11. t u tu,
1. The corporate title if :;d
TOmpuny, ia Dickson-: McLaurir.
Fnrtituro darpany. , ,
2. ' The uamea of the corpo
rators are .Walter B. - DiatesuiiJ
postofiioe, ' JacksoB, Mississippi,
D. G. McLauria, pustoffiee, Can
ton, Mississippi. "
3. The domicile is at Canton,
Madison County, Misssissippi.
4. Amount ' ' of capital stock
$3000.00 (with right to begin busi
ness when $2000.00 is paid in.)
5. The par value of shares is
one hundred dollars eaeh.2;2IS2
B; Tne period of existence (not
to exceed fifty years.) is fifty years.
7, The purpose for which it is
created is : To do a general' retail
furniture business. To buy furni
ture and all such goods, wares and
merchandise as are generally ami ,
usually kept and sold in a furni
ture store and to sell said furniture
goods, wares aud merchandise at
Strayed or Stolenj
From my place four miles North '
of Canton :
One sorrel 3 vear old
filly unbroke, little
white in the face.
One mare mule, un
broke, black in color.
Any information left at Allen &
Bacon's stable leading to their re
covery will be liberally rewarded.
A. J. Sxeed.
To mv friends and the trade
generally, 1 want to say that I am
handling high grade Fertilizer
Aeid Phosphate, Kaiuit and
NitratcSoda, all of which I will
sell at bottom prices aud request
a share of vour busiuess. tio to
F. M. Howard seed house.
J. W. Hat, Agent.
Hazlehutst Oil Mill Co.
For Kent or Sale
The Tavlor residence ou Iaberty
W. H. Powell, llnber & Powell.
Fine ebort etaple eotton
seed, for eale at 50 eents
K. V. Galtxky,
- Canton, Mi?ss.
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