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What the Schubert Theater la to New Orleans, the New Gem Theater Is to Hattiesburg.
i _Li V. ■ *V> REFINED, MORAL, SUPERB. Tonight: The Great Yellow Stone Park Hold Up > W * Gem Boldest and most successful robbery of the century. One man holds up hundreds of tourists and gets $10,000 in cash and $10,000 in jewelry. Every detail shown in this grand drama taken from real life. Illustrated Song [Latest Hit] "School Days" Music by Orchestra I > THE NEW GEM THEATRE is the only place of amusement in the city visited and endorsed by the pulpit "N Shoe Character Buy your shoes from us and get them with a character repu tation. We have passed the experimental stage, and if you are not one of our regular patrons—become one to-day. Successful Manufacturers Our shoes come direct to you from the most reputable factories in the United States. They could not retain the public confi dence for more than half a century without giving value received. CONNER SHOE COMPANY T The Social Side. CUMBERLAND PHONE No. 429 by the a a to Busy Bees Entertained— Mrs. D. S. Hall was the charming hostess yesterday afternoon at her spacious and lovely home on Walnut stre: , of the Busy Bee Circle of Court Street M. E. Church. Rev. J. R. Jones conducted the devotional service. The afternoon, as is always the case with this busy circle, was very profitably spent in quilt piecing, and fancy of "swelling'' work the funds for the treasury. Aside from the busy hour a very pleasant social feature was enjoyed with the genial as a means hostess, who in her kind, gentle way most graciously attentive to her was guests, making each one feel the clter welcome she usually extends to yy all who assemble within the walls of her hospitable home. The reception hall and parlorB were embellished with handsome plants and a profusion of lovely cut flowers. A trio of -beau tiful young girls served the dainty re freshments of ice cream and cake, which were Misses Cleo Johnson, Anna Warren, a charming young lady of Brownsville, Tenn., and Annie D. Hall. The affair although informal one of the most delightful of the was season. <* Draughn-Batson Nuptials— The wedding Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock of Miss Candis Jane Bat son, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Batson, to Mr. Martin Thompson Draughn, was one of the most promi nent nuptials of the season in social circles, as well as a very beautiful event. The ceremony took place at the home of the bride's brother, Mr. G. W. Batson, on West Pine street, where Miss Batson has been spending the I summer and fall. There were quite a number of the relatives of both families, and a large gathering of friends present, to wit ness the occasion. The parlors and reception rooms were profusely decor ated with massive palms and ferns and an abundance of golden rod flow gracefully entwined with An arch of palms and ferns arranged in the bay window ever ers green. was School Days, School Days, Dear Old Golden Rule Days, : : : \ They are here and they call for school supplies. We are ready for the school children with a complete line if everything needed In school supplies, except books. Our stock of Tablets, Book Satchels, Pencils, Crayons etc., Is especially complete and reasonably priced. Send the children here for sup plies. They can buy here without any difficulty. br Love Drug Co. PHONES 277 ROSS BUILDING with real lace curtains as a back ground, and at either side were hand some Japanese vases of golden rod. I Here 'neath this beautiful arch tne j ceremony was impressively said by I Rev. I. P. Trotter. Promptly at 4 o'clock to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march, beautifully rendered by Miss Sigler, the bride entered with the groom, looking very handsome in a rich London-smoke tailored suit with hat, gloves and shoes, all in harmonious keeping. During the cere mony Miss Annie Lou Thompson sang soft and low. Oh, Promise Me. Numerous handsome gifts were re ceived attesting the popularity of the young couple. After the ceremony, in a dainty nook of ferns embowered with the season's most lovely flowurs, delicious punch was charmingly dis pensed by Misses Clare Cadenhead and Francis Ferguson. The happy young couple left on the 5:20 train for New Orleans, from there they will visit several different points on the coast. They left mid showers of rice and best wishes of a host of friends. After their return they will be at home to their friends with Mrs. A. S. Pitts, on River avenue. ❖ * * Marriage in Meridian— On the afternoon of the 6th inst.., a wedding of much interest was solemn ized in Meridian, the contracting' par ties being Mr. William Hollinshed Lee, Jr., and Miss Mollie Hodges. Rev. Mr. Cody performing the ceremony. Mr. Lee, the bridegroom, is a recent addition to the business circles of Hattiesburg, being connected with the insurance department of M. J. Epley & Co. He is well known and popular in Vicksburg and Jackson and other places where he has lived. The bride is one of Meridian's most her of one of the most prominent fam Hies of that city, The young couple will receive a cor dial welcome to Hattiesburg. Speaking of this marriage the Jack son Evening News says: Immediately after the ceremony the bride and groom took the train to Jackson to visit Mr. Lee's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Lee, who were un able to attend the marriage on account of illness. Then they will go to their future home in Hattiesburg, where Mr. Lee has entered the fire Insurance bus iness, and here In their new home they are followed by the good wishes of their friends, who remembered them with many handsome and appropri ate gifts. 4 4 4 The friends of Mrs. Minnie Wilson will regret exceedingly to hear of her ill-health. She has been in the infirm ary at Brandon for quite a while. She was elected principal of the primary department at South Mississippi Col lege, but will not be well enough to take charge of the position. It is hoped by a large circle of her friends here that she will soon entirely re cover. 4 4 4 Catholic Ladies' Aid— The Catholic Ladies' Aid held a pleasant meeting yesterday afternoon at the lovely home of Mrs. George Hauensteln oh Bay street. This was a sewing circle, outlining and sewing articles for the bazaar they have planned to have some time during next month. The work being done is beautiful and will make quite an elab oi ate display. Mrs. Hauensteln, as is usually the case, proved herself an ideal hostess, and all spent a pleasant as well as a busy afternoon. The work over the genial hostess served delicious brick cream and cake which was very much enjoyed by all. The next meeting will be with Mrs. Shanks on Elizabeth avenue on Wednesday afternoon. Those present were Mmes. Rowan, Fohey, Kearney, Dickson, Bynum, Ed Scanlan, Heisler, McDonald, Arnett, Misses Josephine Dolphus, and Moran. ♦ ♦ ♦ News received from Battle Creek, Mich., brings most encouraging re ports from the sick room of Mr. R. W. Thompson, who was carried there sev eral weeks ago on account of • ill health. He is reported almost well, and will return home in a few days if he continues to improve. He will be accompanied home by his wife, who has been with him during his stay there. They are delighted with that city. ❖ Miss Dozie McGowan, one of Hat tieoourg's most beloved young ladies, leaves to night for Memphis where she goes to visit friends for a month. Miss McGowan will be greatly missed dur ing her absence. She will he accom panied as far as Jackson by her sister, Mrs. E. A. Kernaghan, who will return Sunday. it The W. C. T. U. who had charge of j the Casino Theater Tuesday night had j splendid success. The pictures were j fine, the illustrated songs and the music by the Philathea-Baraca I orchestra was perfectly delightful. Al together it was a grand success, e .'. I j I •"» splendid j Mr. J. J. Jacobs, of Hickory Grove, who has been so seriously ill, is re ported better. The Woodmen sent Mrs. Fairchild to nurse him and under her splendid nursing he is recov ering. * * * Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Barron, of Slidell, La., Mr. and Mrs. Fiannagan, of Gulf port, and Mr. Draughn, of Sumrall, were the out-of-town guests who came to attend the Batson-Draughn wed ding. Miss Dora Gray, one of our attract ive young ladies, has returned from a three weeks' stajl on the coast, spent a delightful time and returns very much benefited in health. i 1 i She a of <• «;• •> Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Smith have i moved to Jackson, where they will re- j side in the future. Mr. Smith and his lovely and will he greatly missed. rife were very popular here j 1 | •> •> Mrs. Frank Fairley, of Mt. Olive who has been i'l for raveral days at the home of Mrs. C. R. Matheson on returned to her home Main street, Tuesday. « ❖ Mr. Andrew Lott, of Seminary, is here attending the South Mississippi College. He is pleasantly located with Mrs. D. S. Hall on Walnut street, the to un Mr. of Mr. M. E. Cadenhead and family will' move to Philadelphia next week. Mr. Cadenhead will engage In the drug business at that place. 4 « 4 Mr. .Henry Ellison, who is connected with the W. C. Rogers Lumber Com pany is expected home Saturday. 4 4 4 Mr. Ernest Ellison, who is now lo cated in Jackson, spent Sunday with the home folks. 4 4 4 Miss Lucile Cadenhead has returned from a visit to Carthage. 4 4 4 Mr. S. C. Eaton is spending a few days at Stafford Springs. 4 4 4 CHAFING DISH PARTY The Home Mission Society of Main Street Church will give a Chafing Dish Party Frldav afternoon from 3:30 to 6 and evening from 8 to 10, October 9, for the benefit of the new church. First Course—Mrs. T. E. Ross. Second Course—Mrs. S. L. Heidel her She Col to is re berg. Third Course—Mrs. T. B. Holloman. Price 50 cents including car fare one 10 7 2t a was have is elab woy. Six good solicitors, ladles or gentle the Hattiesburg News. Most attrac men, can earn big money working for tlve premium proposition ever offered bji a Mississippi newspaper. Call for the circulation manager at the Dally Wews Office. | | j FARM NEAR HATTIESBURG Rev. L E. Hall Has Purchased Tract of Land in the Suburbs For That Purpose. WILL BE LARGE AND SUCCESSFUL ENTERPRISE Mr. Hall Has Unbounded Confidence in South Mississippi Soil and Is Buy ing a Considerable Quantity of Lands—Now Is the Time to Buy. Rev. L. E. Hall has recently pur chased eighty acres of laud on Hardy street, in the suburbs of the city, and it is his intention to make of it a model nursery and stock farm. The tract of land was purchased I j from W. A. Johnson and is well sit- j j uated for the purposes for which it | j will be used, I The land is on the pro j posed line of the Traction Company | I NARROW ESCAPE OF CHILD The little 3-year-old child of Mr. John Hardin, who lives near Rich burg, came near being the victim of a se- j rious and peculiar aecident Tuesday, j The child was out at the wagon ! ] ' shod where horses were being hitched to the wagon. The child was placed ' on a spring seat. Just in front of the j wagon, hanging In the shed, was ;t ' pair of scales for weighing. When the | team was hitched and the wagon start ed out, one of the hooks on the scales caught the child just above the left \ eye and the little one ponded In the air until rescued. was found that the hook had cruelly torn the upper part of the lid of the vas left sus it ,eft e >'<" and 11 was at «'' st that the child's <•>»■ had boon put out. Mr. Hardin summoned a physician from Hattiesburg and an examination showed that the lid had been badly j v > Mrs. Wallace Miller, of Newburg, N. Y., is now seeking a reconciliation with her husband who sold the house hold furniture to provide her with funds to go to her "soul mate." This it the second time Mrs. Miller seeks a reconciliation.. She ia now in Den ver. We are still making three Post Curds for 25 cents of yourself or friends. POST CARD DEPOT. 9 sk tf. and the farm will be* easily accessible | from any part of the city. Mr. Hall intends to put a good por- I tion of this land to nursery uses— j the growth and propagation of such plants and fruit trees as are especial ly adapted to South Mississippi soil. He already owns one of the most suc cessful nurseries in the state which is located at Scranton, on the coast, and it is his purpose to make the Hat tiesburg nursery larger and better than the one mentioned, from which he has sold thousands of dollars worth of fruit trees. He has given close attention to the development of the pecan and fig business In this section and his success demonstrates that no other part of the counry can eveel this in the yield from the vari eties that he has produced. In addi tion to pecans and figs, numerous I other kinds of fruit trees and things that are usually raised in nurseries j will be grown for the trade* and Hat- j tiesburg will become a distributing point for such plants in this section. I In addition to the nursery, Mr. Hall contemplates raising some fine stock I and he is confident that he will make j a success of this department of his | farm, | soil of South Mississippi and ho stat Mr. Hall hits great confidence in the i = cut or torn, but it was dressed and , stilcited and the eye was uninjured. | I! I HAVE MOVED FROM 112 MOBILE ST. TO 128 E. PINE ST in the Ferguson-Alien Building where I will be pleased to see my friends and customers. Gents Furnishings, Hats, Shoes, Boys Clothing, Etc., at right prices Everything Men Wear. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • J. W. POOL 1 128 EAST PINE STREET ,ed this morning that he was buying all | the farm lands that were offered to | him at what he considered bargains, j He thinks now is the time to buy coun try property. Wanted | I j I j j I Everybody to know that there will be another ! I •AT S.F. McNAIR'S. 315 WEST PINE STREET Saturday Home Phone 365 i Miss Ethel Po u r Teacher oj Piano PRIVATE OR CLASS LESSONS IN HARMONY. STUDIO: 117 College Street & 405 Forrest Street CUMBERLAND 'PHONE j9. , | We are going out of the plumbing business. Get your plumbing don* now while you can get it at cost. See W. R. Williams, manager Sanitary Plumbing Cc. 9 29 12t \ Miss Alta Rowan, TEACHER OF VOICE and DEEP BREATHING. TUESDAYS and FRIDAY* Home Phone 311 501 Walnut St \ Sibyl M. McDonald Teacher of Piano STUDIO i 14 HAY STREET Home Phone 451 Special Attention to Hat Cleaning. SANITARY PRESSING , WITH THE HOFFMAN STEAM CLEANING MACHINE UNION CLEANING & PRESSING CLUB Both Phones 377 120 Mobile St. Phone Outers Receive Prompt Attention