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HOULKA LOCAL HEWS
Miss Trudie Ramsey visited the
home of J. Wade Saturday. -
Mr. R, S. Roberson of Padueah,
iy., has been in the city on busi
ness. Mr. 'Lawrence Vanlandingham of
F.llzey visited his sister. Mrs. J. B.
Mitchell firet of the week.
D. S. Bishop made a business
trip to Houston last Monday.
Miss Jodie Thomas has been vis
iting friends at Pontotoc.
- Mr. Allen Arnold of Calhoun City
visited friends here Saturday and
Sunday.
Miss Annie Bell White of Reid is
visiting in the home of Mr. W. A.
Thomas.
Mr. and Mrs. Vesta Brown visited
formers parents Sunday.
Miss Myrtie May Murphree of
ilhoun Cit visited Mrs. Wilber
talker first of the week.
Miss Willie Rose Kinley visited
in the city Snnday.
Miss Myrtle Phillips who has
been teaching at Gershorm return
ed to her home near Sabougla Sun
day. The girls basket ball team won
over Woodland last Saturday by a
score of 14 to 12.
Mr. John Howard visited home
folks Saturday and Sunday.
Messrs. Grady Cook and W. F.
Andrews returned Friday from
Natchez where they had been at
tending the head camp meeting of
the W. 0. W. Both report an ex
cellent time.
Mr. W. F. Brown of Gorshorm
was in town on business Monday.
it S. Robinson who has been in
this city for the last week on busi
ness has gone to the Delta where
he has large lumber interests.
Mesdames. J. M. Taylor and M.
L ShofTuer and Master Felix Shoff
' ner who have been visiting at the
home of Mr. J. R. ShofTuer have re-
turned home.
The new 70 foof bridge across
Houlka creek just west of Houlka
is completed, and sure is a beauty.
Hurrah for good roads is what we
' gay.
Mesdames Baskin and Griffin
i were shopping in Houston Tuesnay.
i Miss Kate Berry visited in Pon
1 totoc Saturday and Snnday.
The Ladies of .the Methodist
'church will give an Easter Egg
Hunt Saturday before Easter. Ad
i mission 10 cents. All the hildren
in town are invited.
Basket Ball.
In the preliminaries for the coun
ty championship the Okolona girls
defeated Houston girls and Houlka
beat Woodland.
The game at Houston was a
made-over for Okolona, Houston's
team being handicapped by the loss
of 3 regulars: The score was 27-2.
Houlka and Woodland played a
close and exciting game. At the
end of the second half the score
was 12-12.
In the play off, Houlka won 14-12.
Both teams played good ball.
This leaves the championship
between Houlka, the present cham
pions, and the fast Okolona team.
I A close contest is promised for
I next Saturday.
! Teachers Examintions.
The Examinations for Teachers'
I License wiil be held as follows:
j White Houston April 2 and 3rd
Colored Houston April 9 and 10th
! White Okolona April 16and 17th
'Colored Okolona April 23 and 24.
i Geo. D. Rilev. Sunt
liculka bcnccl itotes.
Clean Up Day At lioulka. s
Friday the 12th was observed as
clean up day by this city and if yon
want to know how people worked
look atthe streets and square.
All the paper, leaves, tin cans, and
other rubbish removed.
Prof Weaver brought the entire
school over in the morning and they
! worked all day.
' Thanks is due the ladies Literary
Club in which the plan of the day
started.
At noon delicious lunch was serv
ed by the ladies in the square.
! The girls basket ball team beat
j Woodland in a tightly contested
! game last Saturday. The girls are
; to )lay Okolana next Saturday on
! Houston Court for thecounty champ
ionship. ' School was dismissed last Friday
1 so that the pupils could take part ;
' the clean up day. They first march
ed to the square and worked like T
The boys are still working on the
base ball ground but we notice that
j Mr. Weaver is not anxious to plow
it again.
Six more weeks and then what.
The primary room still seems to
popular with the pupils of the hall.
j Nolice Any one is strictly for
' bidden to enter our private office
without fermi8sion from us.
Dwight Phillips.
Calvin Brown,
Bert Boyd.
For Sale.
For Sale Cabbage Plants, Frost
Proof. 250 for 65 cents; 500 for
$1.00; 1,000 for $1.75 Delivered.
Cash with the order.
B. B. Ferrell, Box 125
Forest, Mississippi.
We have bought the W. A. Cook & Sons' stock cf Grocer
ies and expect to run a High-Class Grocery Store.
Buy For Cash and Sell For Cash,
therefore save our customers the difference between cash and
Credit prices.
We are going to continue to handle the very fanciest line
of Groceries equal to the line Mr. Cook carried, and in addi
tion we will add a stock of heavy groceries.
Highest prices r try Produce.
Come in ial.
:
The Casln Grocery Store
Z. A. DULLARD, Manager.
M I -,,-itt iw -n ,x--.r1
Ed Sale, New Shoe Shop in J. A.
Thomas old meat stnd at Houlka.
All work guaranteed.
DR. M. R. RICHARDSON
Veterinarian
Houlka, - Mississippi
All calls answered promptly
Phone Number 1; long and two
shorts.
rssi
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Tr4-xl Cotton Seed. We want
all your Cotton Seed.
Will pay the highest Msrket price at all times for next few week'
jji For further information see B. B. or C. N. Thorn.
SPRM
SHOES
MEWING
Our new Stock of Spring Shoes is coming in and we have some splendid models in low cuts
toshow you. New Colonial and Pump Designs of Beauty and Style combined with greatest com
fort to test.
The mark Queen Quality on a Shoe is your guarantee of Excellence. It is the Hall-
Hark of Superioty. It means a Queenly Beauty, Royal Style and Luxurious Comfort. Queeit
Quality Shoes at $3.50 to $5.00 are the last words in skillful Shoe making.
The Newest Styles The "Right Nov" Fashions are ready to be Shovn
It will be our pleasure to show you all the latest designs. We hope for an early visit.
Houston, IVIicsissippi

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