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NNOUNCEMENT ¥.:ji 1 - asMs-a Tffi'i 1 OF Autumn Opening Display S uesday Evening October 8th, 8 to 11 O'clock. « ; V r An authoritative showing of the season's fashions in fabrics, apparel and accessories. A cordial invitation is extended to all to visit the store on this occasion, will be a formal presentation of the accepted modes for the coming fall and winter, 1907-08. On the following Wednesday, Thursday and Friday we will make some special souvenir prices on Ladies dress goods, mens' wear, shoes and house furnishings It will pay you to visit The Turner Store on this occasion chases are contemplated or not. . In addition to being a smart style show there ready to wear whether pur V i J. S. TURNER & Co Tuesday S to II p. m. Tuesday 8 to ,11 p. m. Refreshments Musical Program Hattiesburg Miss. Throughout the Evening. Throughout the Evening. i HORSE BECAME FRIGHTENED, NEGRO DRIVER WED OUT, LEAVING LADV UNPROTECTED There came near being a frightful accident on Mobile street, yesterday afternoon, near the Gulf and Ship Island depot which was averted by the presence of mind of a man who does not wiBh his name used. A lady who came into the city on the southbound Gulf and Ship Island train entered a hack driven by a negro and as it started off the horse took fright and started to run. The negro OFFICIAL WATCH INSPECTORS FOR THE MISSISSIPPI CENERAL The Mississippi Central Railroad han issued an order making known the fact that the H. H. Graham Jew elry Company has been appointed official watch Inspector for that road. If correct time is necessary any where in the world it is with the rail road for the proper conduct of the business of transporting passengers and freight to their destination, the running of exact schedules, the con nections at junctional points and even life itself depends on the correctness of the timepieces used by the em ployes of a railroad. The Mississippi Central has grown Into a most important link in the rail road system of this country and it will continue to grow as the time passes and following the custom of n \ r SCHOOL BOOKS \ Until the new Hays and Field store is opened School Books tablets, pencils, schoolbags and all school supplies can be bought at the :: Yellow Pine Pharmacy Opposite Hotel Hattiesburg, j Mobile Street (hays &. field) jumped from the hack leaving the lady to her fate, but a white employe of Fabacher's restaurant rushed out and caught the horse and held him until he quieted down. The lady secured another hack and proceeded to her destination before her name could be learned. The man who stopped the restive horse is one of the chefs in the res taurant mentioned. all great trunk lines the officials looked about them for a suitable per son or firm to act as official time in It is no small honor that spector. was conferred upon the firm when the official announcement of the selec tion of the Graham Jewelry Company was published. The officials of the railroad when selecting an official time inspector took into consideration that the party or parties appointed should bear an excellent reputation among towns men and the public generally and should also be well known for thor oughness and exactness in everyday life and business and all of these re quirements having been fully met by the firm, the Graham Jewelry Com pany was appointed. The honors and responsibilities of the position are ap preciated by the management of the firm which is to have charge of the correctness of all the watches of the employes of the Mississippi Central Railroad and that the duties will be well performed is beyond question. The Graham Jewelry Company has been in business here for a little lesB than two years, but in that time has won the confidence of the public through its manner of conducting business and the large number of friends to the firm will be glad to know of the appointment. Likewise, those who know, are con gratulating the officials of the road on the selection they have made for this important post. CITY BREVITIES. ••••••••••••••••• Mr. W. P. Watson, the hustling foreman of the Laurel Ledger, is in the city visiting his friends and will return to Laurel and his work tomor row. ❖ The usual crowd of travgjing men who make Hattiesburg a resting up place on Sundays, ran' into-ttya city last night and are pleal ing the day. snd Secretary Larson, of theM cial Club, is to have his suite dl on the fourth floor of the Carte ing and will be occupying the) in a few days. The first hack driver to put out his sign "For Whites Only" has, found that it paid to cater especially td| white folks and other hackmen are now following his example, having la belled their hacks in a like manner. *> There will be an important meeting of the Hattiesburg Typographical Union this afternoon at the office of the Martin Printing Company, 4 o'clock being the hour Bet. A full at tendance is desired as there are some Important matters to be takeu. up at this meeting. .jM •7 There was a marriage at .house yesterday afternoon J cult clerk's office whtchJIM fore the ink on the Jicou had just been issue to dry. The contri Otho Hartfleld ant ardson, both of til ceremony witvM C. Rawjs. 'Tggk, Ich had tune enough log parties were ttsf 8 W. L. Rich odonty, and the m«. by Rev. D. ■— ' an Lumber Com oded of its retail are situated on Watkins' Pinning i bet Ug Messrs. 5. The Alls! pany yeste: lumber yar Mobile stre Mills, the D. Bennett and D. K. Hemeter. The new concern will be known as the J. D. Bennett Lumber Company and will carry a full line of building material in addition to lumber. The secretary and directors of the Lake Stone and Manufacturing Com-, pany, of Jackson, Miss., are in the city in the interest of their building stone which is creating much interest in ths state. A sample of this stone is on exhibition in Hotel Hattiesburg, also a prospectus of the propositions. Call there and see a Mississippi produc tion'which promises to be the lead ing industry of ^he south. ❖ Yesterday brought some painful re membrances to Deputy 'Clerk Cham bers, of the circuit Clerk's office, as it was the forty-third anniversary of the battle of Altoona, In which en gagement h* Wife*; severely wounded in the shoulder and carried the ball in his body for twenty days before ft was cut out. The recollections of the day and the wound muBt have made his shoulder ache, instead of his heart. News was received here yesterday of the death in El Paso, Texas, of Wallace W. Anderson, formerly of this city. Mr. Anderson was well and favorably known in this city having been connected with the Owl drug store for some months before leav ing for the west, where he intended making his home. He is survived by his brother, John Anderson, the well known cotton buyer, who has long bpen a resident of this city, and has la host of friends who will sympathize with him in his loss. iFRATERNAL fclRCLES the fact that a correct of 4 .jM list Of ■ with th wouldj Krious secret societies, iq and place of meeting, jtfjMapf value to the pub 'f has prepared the lie. h|SBjHet>ui-S Commandery No. 21, Ought's Templar—T. A. McElreath, E. Cj,; j. W. Montague, Recorder. Meets Tuesday nights in the Masonic Tem ple at 8 o'clock. Hattiesburg Lodgs No. 397, A. F. A A. M.— R. H. Lee, W. M.; J. D Bennett, Secretary. Meets Monday nights in Masonic Temple at 8 p. m. D. , Hattiesburg Royal Arch Chapter No. 114.—W. M. Conner, H. P.; J. D. Ban nett, Secre nights in |U on o'clock. 'H « 5. Liberty q Meets Thursday bsonic Temple at 8 7.—W. M. Con i'.' ner, T. I. M.; J. D. Bennett, Secretary. Meets Friday nights in the Masonic Temple at 8 o'clock. Order of the Eastern 8tar.—Mrs. S. C. Eaton, W. M.; Mrs. M. Bunn, Secre tary. Meets Friday nights in the Ma sonic Temple at 8 o'clock. Woodmen of the World, Hattlesourg Camp, No. 449—E. E. Everltt, C. C.; J. W. Brookshire, Clerk. Meets Thurs day night in Odd Fellows Hall, at 8 o'clock. Woodmen Circle, W. O. W., Hannan Grove No. 73. —Mrs. R. W. Thames, Guardian, Mrs. M. J. Coker, Clerk. Meets second and fourth Wednesday nights in each month in Odd Fellows Hall at 7:30 o'clock. International Aaaoclatlon of Ma chlnista, Local Union No. 629—C. T. Ellis, president; H. R. Stevens, secre tary. Meets second and fourth Friday nights of each month at 8 o'clock in Odd Fellows' Hall. Benevolent Protective Order of Elks, No. 599.—M. J. McGrath, E. R.; W, A. McCloud, Secretary and Treasurer. Meets Tuesday nights in their rooms on West Front street at 8 o'clock. Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No. 1557.—Mr. J. A. Frazier, President; F. H. Hartman, Recording Secretary; Meets Thursday nights in hall in the Draughn building, at 8 o'clock. Hattiesburg Typographical Union, No. 647.—Eugene Warren, president; George F. Long, Secretary. Meets at Martin Printing Company first Sunday in each month. Brotherhood of Railway Clerki Local No. 83. E. L. Russell, Presi dent; M. F. Gleason, Secretary. Meets second and fourth Monday nights in Odd Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock. Hattiesburg Lodge 127 I. O. O. F M. T. Sheehan, N. G.; A. F. Jones, V G.; Dr. Wm. Busby, R. S.; H. Katz, P. S. Meets Monday Rights in I. O. O. F. Hall at 8 o'clock. Hattiesburg Encampment No. 40, 1, O. O. F.— Li Coplln, C; P.; R. H. Pen der, scribe. Meets every Wednesday night in Odd Fellows' Hall at 8 o'clock. Rebekah Lodge No. 17, I. O. O. F.— Miss Ella Rlsher, N. G.; 'Mrs. Lena Trombley, V. G.; Miss Ida Cowart, seoretary. Meets Thursday nights at 8 o'clock, in Odd Fellows' Hall. Woodmen of the World, Leaf River Camp No. 28.—W. E. Martin, C. C.,' W. J. Fowler, Clerk. Meets Tuesday nights in Odd Fellows' Hall at 8 p. m. Carpenters and Joiners of America Local Union No. 213. M. O'Hara, pres ident; E. B. Davis, recording secre tary. Meets Thursday nights, at 7:30 o'clock in the commissioners' room at the county court house. Knights or r-ytmas, crescent En campment No. 47.—A. Foote, C. C.; J. B Burkett, V. G.-; George Hartfleld, K. R. 8. fleets Monday Plights over Citizens' Bank at 8 o'clock. fjf $jM CHATTANOOGA GRAFTERS Associated Press. Chattanooga, Tenn., October 5.— The grand Jury today returned indict ments on two counts against T. P. McMahon and two members of the board of public works—H. F. VanDeu sen, chairman, and W. D. Kelly. An indictment was also returned against A. L. Thomas, a former member of the board. The first indictment charges them with accepting a bribe of $1,950 from Bishop Hampton Dispensed Foaming Liquid to Quench Thirst of Famished Citizens Bishop Hampton, a negro, was ar rested by Officers Beverly and Nor wood yesterday afternoon while in the act of selling draught beer in a partially finished house in Yellow Pine Park, near Ninth street. He was locked up and will be tried Monday morning. «. The officers saw a man drinking the foaming beer out of a tin bucket and on questioning him learned where r — AT * MONDAY Jim Daniel., info* >rt ; sti ** "lAUih fG SAM IN THE CANEBRAKE" 4 Will Sing r 'TM CRAZY ABOUT IT." Also presenting the Superstitious Darky in a Banjo Musi cal Ad, witljj a hunch of merry jokes and monologues. gels has made such a hit that the management of « engaged him for the entire week, te change of program each day, announcement of fear in this paper. „ are "A TOO DEVOTED*WIFE." Mr. the Casino • i m r Wl ■ . V' m the Southern Paving and Construc tion Company in connection with the awarding of a city contract. The sec ond charge is for accepting $500 from Noll & Thompson in connection with another city contract. The indictments have created a sen sation in municipal and business cir cles, as it is said that graft on a much larger scale will develop when the charges against those under indict ment come up for hearing. the bper was being so] id easily found the pftTjuet i ettul was Ehe last oucJfc-A-> drawn from the keg. The negro had been doing a splen did business with the draft beer, sell ing it as fast as-he could draw it at fifty cents per bucket. Had he been a little less exorbitant in his charges- the possibilities are that he would not have been "given away" by the customers, who took that meth od of getting even with him.