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ArcJiivea &/>e TIMES-PROMOTER HERNANDO, MISSISSIPPI, MARCH 8 , 1907 NUMBER 10 VOLUME 11 HORN LAKE HAPPENINGS Mrs. Ebbie Sharp is visiting rela tives in Coldwater. Mr. and Mrs. Gartrell and Mrs. Nail spent Sunday in Memphis. Mrs. Bird and Mrs. Rhodes, of Mem phis, visited Mrs. P. M. Miller Sun day. Mr. Sharp, of Eudora, was a visitor at Mr. and Mrs. T. M. Murry's last Sunday. Hayden Murray, of Olive Branch, visited relatives here last Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Will Hudson, daughter and niece, of Memphis, spent several days visiting at Mr. W. H. Bolton's. Misses Belle, Bynum and Addie Campbell visited their Bister, Mrs. McClelland, in Memphis, Sunday. Miss Ruth Preston is visiting Misses Bessie Davis and Virgie Elmore, of Fairview neighborhood, this week. Mr. Pollard, who was injured in a runaway last week is reported doing very well in the hospital in Memphis. Mr. Jesse Murry and Miss Pearl Er win were married in Memphis last Tuesday. They will make their home in Horn kake. Your correspondent wishes them a happy married iife. Mr. Frank Wright has been confined to his home with a lame foot, but is now able to be out. His brother wrote to him he knew he did not have the gout because farmers never have the gout. ' ALPHABA ACTS Mr. W. C. Newberry is reparing fences for a livelihood. Willie Massey visited Winton Davis Saturday and Sunday. Mr. R. A. Davis made a business trip to Cockrum Monday. Arthur Gaines, better known as the "preacher", was in our midst Sunday. Some of our sick of last week are still on the list. We hope they will be up soon. Mr. Funderburk, the road contrac tor, was going over his roads throw ing a few spades of dirt in the very THE HERNANDO BANK GKO. BANKS, President. E. T. WILKINSON. Vice-President. E. P. COOKE. Cashier. CAPITAL $25,000 Does a general banking, loan and col lecion business. Acts as Trustee, Guardian and Administrator. Pays 3 per cent, on Time Deposits. DIRECTORS R. L. Redding. J. E. Holmes. L. J. Farley. J. L. Cooke. T. P. Flinn. W A. Williamson, Paul Saunders. Administrator. GIVE US YOUR BUSINESS. o(c o)o(c o (o o)o(q tyfin o)o <6 1 iSJofco) jo)o(63) note 0)0(00)0(0 o)o(cO :o)o(cv> Sis ro T HE one most important thing in || gardening is the kind of seed you §f plant* When you get ready to garden || don't take any risk, buy the best* We g§ sell them and they are WSra 0)0(0 5*5 ojgfe L ANDRETH'S 1 £>0(0 o)o(o Wc have in stock all kinds, including seed potatoes and onion sets* Come and look* j* > o>o(8 | The HERNANDO DRUG and GROCERY STORE hSPi/lfi Almost all worst places, last week, the bridges on what is known as the bald-knob road are in need of new flooring and have been for some time. So, Mr. Contractor, please come around and fix them. The Farmers' Union held a meeting here Saturday. They had five appli cations for membership. That's right gentlemen, join the Union and get 11 cents for your cotton next fall. Bashful Boy. Trustee's Sale ot Land. By virtue of the authority vested in me as trustee in a certain trust deed, executed by H. W. Mannon and wife, Dora A. Mannon, on April 30, 1906, and of record in Real Estate Mort gage Book No. 13, page 213 et seq. of the records for DeSoto county, Mis sissippi, said trust deed conveying to me the lands hereinafter described, to secure the payment debtedness therein mentioned, of the said H. W. Mannon and Dora A. Man non in favor of the DeSoto Oil Com 7 , and now default having been e in the payment of said indebt edness, the same being past due and unpaid, and having been requested by the said DeSoto Oil Company to foreclose said trust deed. Now therefore, I, J. F. Waggoner, the said undersigned trustee, will, within legal hours, at the east door of the court house in the town of Her nando, DeSoto county, Mississippi on Monday, March 18, 1907 expose for sale, at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, the lands conveyed in said trust deed and situ ated in DeSoto county, Miss, and de scribed., as follows, to-wit: Said lands being on Section 20, township 1, range 6, west, and more particularly described as beginning at the center of the main line of the Frisco railroad where said railroad crosses the section line between sec tions 17 and 20, thence south-east with the center of said railroad 64 yards, thence south-west at right angles 77 yards to a stake, thence north-west parallel with said railroad to a stake in the center of the section line, thence east to the point of be ginning, containing 1 1-2 acres, more or less, and ail buildings and improve ments thereon. The title to said property is be lieved to be good, but I will sell and convey as trustee only. J. F. Waggoner, Trustee. Holmes & Holmes, Atty's for Trustee. of a certain in ur 111 SUPERVISORS' PROCEEDINGS all Board Draws Jury List and Transacts Routine Business. The Board of Supervisors met last Monday in regular session and con tinued in session until Wednesday, being busy selecting citizens for jury duty. Other business was transacted as follows: At the February meeting of the Board ^he contract to work the public roads of the fifth district was let to D. R. and J. C. Lauderdale for $30 per mile, but by oversight this action of the Board failed to be placed on the minutes of the February term. Said contractors having complied with all requirements of law, said order is hereby entered on the minutes as of the February term. It was ordered by the Board that the proposition of the Pauley Jail Building Co., touching repairs on the jail, be accepted. Said proposition is as follows: That the said Pauley Jail Building Co. will furnish an experi enced architect who shall by the next regular meeting submit plans and specifications for repairing the jail, which plans shall include fire-proof ing, plumbing, etc. The job is to be made fire-preof and sanitary in every respect, also to be furnished with latest improved locking system. Ac companying said plans is an estimate for the cost of making said repairs. It is further ordered that in the event that the Pauley Jail Building Co. is the successful bidder for the contract no fee will be paid them for making plans, but in the event that the said company is not the successful bidder, then they shall receive 5 per cent of the contract price for architect fee. Claim of J. N. Brown and J. W. Duty for $200 for damages sustained by change in Stuart road, it is ordered that said citizens be allowed $30 for said damages, this amount having been agreed upon by the Board in person. Said Brown and Duty were' granted right to appeal said action to the circuit court. All other petitions bearing on Stuart road were dismissed. Petition of L. W. MoBby et al for bridge on Love road, over Coldwater river was continued.' ^ Petition of R. R. Scott for change in Church road continued for one month. Petition of J. T. Shannon et al to make private road a public road was continued for one month. G. I to ed cf to i ALLOWANCES J E McCrackln, lumber...116 00 J P Withers, cost Wheeler case. 34 70 N E Wilroy. repairs «n courthouse. 3 50 51 40 J P Withers, keeping prisoners Shelf Tate Co. Cost in Wheeler K F B Logan, same. Shelf Panola county, same.f. Clerk.. A M Lauderdale, inquest. W A Scott, state costs. Croff Wilson, pauper coffin. Mrs Z. Buntin, lumber. J P Withers, conveying prisoner. " " janitor's salary. E T Wilkinson, supplies for jail. Dr Scheibler. examining horses near Walls for glanders .. 15 00 G M Harrow & Co, pauper coffin. 3 00 C C Stone, refund of poil tax.. 2 00 It E L Morgan, salary Felt. 100 00 Town of Hernando, refund of adv. tax 119 90 " " •' " com. " 200 79 J P Buford, state cost. 8 05 T J Wilroy, s ame. 11 75 Dockery & Emerson, lumber an nails... 123 13 Elbert Lane repairing bridge . G M Harrow & Co, same. J Ii Malone, same. J H Davis, same. J P Withers, repair on engine. W L Larley. lumber. F B Johnson, building jail fence. 10 05 Hernando Drug Store, sundries. 4 85 D It & J C Lauderdale, repair'g bridge 0 00 Barnard & Co. book. 16 00 W E Still, keeping Wheeler. It L Dabney, salary 1st tjr.. B Jenkins, repairing road . W P Harris, bridges. Vernon Leonard, refund of tax REJECTED J L Harbin, state costs. J H Malone, repairing bridge... 8 00 case. 19 80 7 00 8 ex) 14 00 i 80 3 00 25 98 4 40 8 00 13 65 14 00 12 00 40 00 20 00 7 30 7 92 8 BO 76 00 6 00 88 75 5 00 $19 25 . 15 00 Sunday School Program For the 4th and 5th districts to be held Marfctf 81, 1907, at Union church, Eudora, beginning at 10 o'clock a. m: Devotional exercises. Adult Bible class. What is the best way to get the adult church member to attend Sun day school?—T. P. J&nney, J. L. Hol Jcway, and J. T. Gaines wyi the average person study the Bible at all who does not study it in connection with the Sunday school?— Hugh Foster, Rev. Bailey. Reports from Sunday schools. The place and power of memorized scripture.—John Hinkle, Dr. D. S. Richmond. . Can any Sunday school attain its highest power for usefulness without the supervision of an earnestly inter ested pastor, and do we have this in all our schools?—Dr. A. J. Weissinger, Rev. O. W. Bradley, and J. E. Holmes. If you could have your idea of a Sunday school, what would it be?— W. L. Glenn, J. C. Lauderdale. Questions asked and answered. W. T. Glenn, V. P. J. R. Tipton, Tem. Sec'ty. To the Public G. L. Darden, Editor Times-Promoter. Dear Sir: Kindly discontinue my announce ment as a candinate for State Senate. I have accepted a position as law pro fessor in the University of Mississippi, and cannot therefore represent DeSo to county in the Senate. I appreciate very highly the hearty support which my friends had promis ed to give me, and I shall ever re member those friends. With sincere regards, I am Very truly yours, J. E. Holmes. Sought Charity from the County. Jerry Moore, a white man who failed to give his place of residence, but who claims that he has been teaching elocution in the northern part of this county and in the south ern part of Shelby, paid a visit to the board of supervisors here Tuesday, seeking from them permission to enter the county poorhouse. Moore said he was suffering from an attack cf erysipelas. His face was greatly swollen. He was given permission to enter the poorhouse. Non-Resident Notice. Pleas Thornton ; No 31-'s. vs. Rosa Thornton The State of Mississippi. To Rosa Thornton, No. 872 Florida Avenue. Memphis, Shelby county. Tennesse: You are commanded to appear before the Chancery Court of the County of DeSoto, in said State on the 4th Monday of March, 1907, to defend 'the' suit in said- Court of Pleas Thornton wherein you are defendant. 'A pro ceeding for divorce. Feb. 25, 1907. N. E. WILROY, Clerk. By R. C. Clifton. D. C. Farley & Lauderdale, Sol's, for Compl't. i )f= : ■ CANDIDATE'S CARDS ■ T The Times-Promoter is prepared to print any size, style, or kind of Candidate's Cards. The price— $2.50 per 1,000—is reasonable. : : Sir: WE CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF 1 MATTINGS s 1 Some good values at 25, 30 and 35 cents. Rugs at $2, 2,50, 3, and 3.50. Art Squares from $4.50 up. See our 9x12 Brussel Rug at $12.50. •: Everything in the Fur- | niture and Stove line. 1 Gin give you a Range that we can guarantee for $25.00. 5$ Princess Dresser (like cut) m for $ 15, and others fust as cheap $$ When in the city come to see us and we will take pleas ure in showing you through g whether you buy or not* » v \ HARE & BEASLEY 272-274 S. Main St. POPLAR CORNER PICK-UPS. Miss Amber McOargo is teaching a pay school at the corner. Mrs. Old Hughey is getting better of her case of lagrippe. This neighborhood was visited by a heavy rain and hail storm last Thurs day night. Preaching at the comer last Sun day. It being a fine day, a good many were out. Mrs. B. W. Hughey and Miss Susie Lightfoot were visitors at the comer last Saturday and Sunday. Mr. Charley Smith left last week for Crenshaw, after spending two months with his sister here. Preaching at Walls next Sunday. If the weather is good the Walls people expect a good crowd from the hills. Mr. W. H. Williamson is on the sick list. He had Dr. Davis called in to relieve him. He was suffering with stomach trouble. I am informed that a young lady school teacher in this county goes ar med to defend herself while on her way to and from school. That don't speak well for the neighborhood in which she resides. Our last term of free school was too short, from some cause. I know one cause and that was that our teachers got too much for teaching. If the teachers had got less for teaching, our schools would have been seven months instead Of five. I don't blame the teachers. If they can get a thousand dollars per month for their services, I wouldn't blame them for taking it. Old Hughey. Injured by Dray. While attempting to get upon a heavily loaded dray, Mr. Sykes John ston fell beneath the wheels and was seriously injured last Monday after noon. The wheel of the wagon pass ed over his leg, breaking one of the bones just above the ankle, and also over his body, inflicting painful in ternal injuries. While still suffering a good deal, his condition is qow im proved.