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it Ci'art L..-:-e. .1 Mr. A. M. Ilarley spent Wednes ;y at Mantee on business. Mesdames P. W. Griffin and W. A. Cdbkiii, of Houlka, were guests of ' rs. G. W. Goff first of the week. Misses Eessie May Griffin, Leland : ' id and Mary Belle Riley attended Calhoun County Field Day at Var tliman Friday. Miss Lillian Stevenson of Varda maa who has been teaching at Woodland was a pleasant visitor here this week. Ben Kyle of Calhoun City was the guest of his parents a few days this week' Mr. H. W. Nelson of Buena Vista was on the streets of Houston Wed nesday. Wilson was a West Point vis- esda r Sunday. 'J. R. Lueker and little son, Har- on, of Houlka paid The Hummer Ve a very pleasant call Wednesday. Grady Cook of Houlka paid Th1 Hummer office a call while flouston Thursday. Mr. Jim Chennault of Texas is the guest of his brother Edd Chen nault this week. Miss Minnie Walton of Vardarnan was the guest of her aunt, Mrs. A. M. Harley, this week. Mrs. J. C. Beasley, of Houlka was in Houston a few hours last Friday, Mr. Manuel Matz has returned from New York, where he bought his Spring and Summer goods. The Tabb Grocer Co's new sani tary grocery store has everything that goes to make an up-to-date grocery store, give them a call and see for yourself. Mrs. Hal Brannon returned to Memphis Sunday, where she will be under treatment for throat trouble. Much interest is manifested in the Civic Eeague movement now on foot and we believe Houston will soon H "clean'!'n." T' Mrs. Gradv Abernethv and M Jes Owen and Stevens of Woodland L ere among the visitors of this week. -Mrs. W. S. Atkinson had as her j'nest her daughter, Mrs. Tilden 'ryor, of Calhoun City, several days ) this week. i vMr. and Mrs. Edd Dendy of An or were pleasant visitors in jiston this week. Mrs. Sallie Smith and Mrs. W. S. kinson have both been victims . grippe this week. Mr. Simps D. Murphree of Vicks g, formerly a citizen of this n spent a few hours here Thurs- Mrs. Van Rish Dendy spent a few vs in Natchez, coming back by skson and spending a few days. s gaining N success physi- i . itiems good in the jw wnat To tus ploi'le or Hoi stn: TLt-re is a state w ide effrt being made to make every town in Mis sissippi cleaner, more beautiful, and more healthful than evei before. The ladies of the state have taken the matter in hand and are pushing it with all their energy and enthusiasm. The Governerhns endorsed the plan, and has issued a proclamation to that effect, and has desiginated next week as "Clean up week." The good ladies of Houston are exerting themselves to the utmost along this line. They are ambitious to make Houston a piece of beauty and a joy forever. They desire to make our town all that it should be in the way of cleanliness and healthfnl ness. They are trying to enlist the interest and co-operation of overy person in Houston in this im portant work. To this end, a mass meeting of the citizens of Houston is called to meet in the Court House on Sunday afternoon, the 21st inst., at three o'clock. Every man, wom an, and child in Houston is re quested and urged to attend this ! meetim!. when the plans will be Quality Hih-C!ass Any Amount At ilht Prices Letter Fiends C3.00 per tlhoiiG- j and and up Note Heads 02.50 per tlnous- j and and up Envelopes 02.00 per tlnous- and up to $4.00 Candidates Cards can bo furnished in any quantity and the prices arc RIGHT. Hummer i ns A Leading County Weekly ....... t (.. t iiit ! tiiiiiiiiiiitii'ii mi 'f!.it!iitt!iiitfMtiiMMIIi tilt lilt f 1111111ft If IIIlfMIHMMl'IMI Itlllir - discussed at length. The county : ly I llllilllllllllllllllllllllMIIMIMIIKIIIflllllitllill.llllllllllMlllllllllilitll ................. The Sov ib is a wide awake affair losing no opportunity to look to the betterment of sanitary conditions o. the town. Some of our most influential, energetic wom en are members and now have the co-operation of all the officials of the town, church and county, some thing will be done and don't you forget it Mr. Atwood Turner, a traveling salesman, happened to a sad acci dent on the morning of the 15th inst., when he received a severe shakeing up and several painful wounds in a runaway scrape. The result is he is at the Houston Hos pital and a great sufferer, to the re great of his many friends. health officer will be invited to be present to make a talk. Other promiment speskers will be there, and it is hoped that the hour will be spent both pleasantly and pro fitably. Friday, the 2Gth inst., is I designated as "clean up" day in Houston. The schools will suspend their exercise on that day, and it is hoped that every body will join in the work of cleaning up tbe town. It is requested that each family clean up its premises before that time, in order that the work may be more nearly finished on that day. The town, and some patriotic citizens willl furnish wagons to haul off the rubbish. Come let us unite our efforts and all pull to gether and the thing will be done. ELLIOTT PARKER, Mayor. Non-Resident Notice. The State of Mississippi, Chickasaw County. To L D.Roberts, wh'se post-office address is Rossville, Georgia: You are commanded to appear before the Chancery Court of the First District of Chickasaw County, in said State, on the fourth Monday in May, A. D. 1915, to defend the suit iu said Court of W. H. Neal, wherein you are the defendant. This the 11th day of March, A. D. 1915. H. E. Brannon, Clerk. The Turner Barber Shop North Side of Square. Solicits a Liberal Share of your Patronage and Best of Service at Old Time Prices. Hot and Cold Baths. J. J. Turner, Proprietor Mrs. Atwell Turner of Memphis is at the bedside of her husband, who j was the victim of a runaway acci- i dent Monday. 1 f Wnini-Afl Cotton Seed. We want vaiiieu aii your co0n seed. i Will pay the highest Market price at all times for next few weeks, jjjj For further information see B. B. or C. N. Thorn. 7a y HAT? IIoustun clean up DaY- V HERE? Houston. HEM? Friday, March, 26, 1915. X JskT HO? Every One in Houston. V V ijy? Decency and Health Demands It. Program: Children and all interested parties meet at the School House at 8:30. Talk by Mr. Reid. Prayer by Rev. Augustus. Squads form and march to Court House. Talk by Mayor, explaining the purpose of the day. Captains rushes their squads to the different wards. W ork until noon. Basket dinner on school grounds at 12. Invocation by Rev. Riley. Address by the County Health Officer. To the field again for work, from 1:30 until 3:30. IPrizes Five Dollars to be given to the squad that does the best work Hour Dollars to be given to the squad that does the second best work. Three Dollars is to be given to the squad ranking third. Two Dollars is to be given to the squad ranking fourth. The fund will be devoted to the school as the squad earning it may dacide Don't recite your neighbors faults, but look at the tin cans in your own back yard. Try white washing your garden fence and see if the corn and cabbage won't vrow better. General Sanitation. Five per cent will be allowed for streets in towns.in the following conditions. Side walks in the business section paved with either brick, wood or concrete, of town3 of less than 2.100. Where more than 2500 in habitants, sidewalks in business section and in part of residence section, must be paved. Streets in either must be clear of rubbish, trash of any description, also of standing water in streets and alleys. Five per cent will be allowed in towns of more than 2f00 inhabitants with sewer age in part and sanitary closets. Five per cent will also be allowed in towns which have no sewerage, provided all closets are sanitary. Five per cent wiil be allowed for water from deep well, spring or river, if chemically pure. Five per cent will be allowed on build ings if all are in good repair, clean, painted, both private and public buildings are inclu ded. Five per cent will be allowed if all va cant lots are clear of waste material, boxes, logs, trash, standing water, etc. Public Buildings. Five per cent will be allowed hotels, when equipped with elevator service, steam heated and painted, when conveniences are to be had. Parber Shops to meet the requirements or the State Board of Health. Five per cent will be allowed for jails, both city and county; also county convict camps, to be included, in arriving at proper grades, where same meets the requirements of the Board of Health. Five per cent will be allowed Court Houses, Municipal or County, when clean, well lighted and ventilated, and in every way satisfactory. Five per cent will be allowed for depots and bottling works where regulations of the Board of Health are being enforced. Five per cent wiil be allowed on all soda founts and restaurants where rules and regulations of the Board of Health are enforced. Food Stuff. Five per cent will be allowed on each of the following, where regulations of the Board of Health are being complied with: Gooceries, markets, dairies, fruit stands and bakeries. Schools. Five per cent will be allowed on light ing in schools houses where one hundred per cent of light can be had in room, being careful to consider the position of seats in rooms and the number of windows. Five per cent will be allowed for venti lation, being careful to note the size of the opening, location, and as to whether or not a draft can be procured, and if the pupils can expect to receive at all times plenty of fresh air. Five per cent will be allowed on water supply in schools, if furnished at least in in two places in school building from deep well or chemically pure spring water from sanitary fountains. Five per cent will be allowed on water supply. Five per cent will be allowed for toi lets at schools, where same are clean and sanitary, and one furnished for each sex. Note carefully that floors are clean, and not wet from leaky connectiens, and are kept clean. Five per cent will be allowed for floors and walls when clean if of sound material, paper, wood, plaster or concrete is used, painted or unpainted. A Prize to Colored Schools. A prize or Two Dollars will be given the colored school through the collecting the biggest pile of rubbish in that section of the town. What is everyone talking about now? Why Clean-Up-Day of course. Fiiday March, 2Cth.