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luka,.Miss. ■
THURSDAY, JULY 26. 1894.
Entered as Second Class matter at the
, ' luka Post Office
Subscription Price Reduced.
The Reporter will be mailed hence
forward to subscribers for $1.00 instead
of $1.20 as heretofore. We expect to
make the paper worth the price asked,
and want to place it in every well reg
ulated home in Tishomingo county.
Now is the time to subscribe.
\Y . A. Nabers. of Fulton, was in luka
last week on professional business.
Miss Virgie Allen left Monday morn
ing for an extended visit to friends in
Claude IlafTord. of llumbcldt, Tenn..
paid a Hying visit to relatives and
friends in uka Sunday.
Miss Jonie Barnes, who has been
visiting friends at Florence., Ala., re
turned home Monday last.
C. W. McKnighl has been sick for
several days with chills, but is able to
attend to business at the store again.
Rev. Charles Barkley tilled W. C.
Harris’ appointment at the Methodist
church Sunday and Sunday night.
There was a picnic near Alt. Gilead
church, about five miles from town,
lii.t. Siifiip/lnr Thn«A npASAnf. PATini't,
an enjoyable time.
Mrs. A. P. Matthews, of Waco, Tex.,
t sister of Mrs. W. B. Ellis, is visiting
re atives in Iuka, accompanied by her
three children. _
Eh P. Simmons, formerly of Iuka, but
now representing the Standard Oil
Company, of Memphis, Tenn., was
among his friends here this week.
The toil of the editor was lightened
this week by a huge waiter of grapes
and flowers, culled and arranged by
the fairest of feminine fingers.
T. J. Davis, Esq., who lives 5 miles
north of town, was a caller at the
Rei oRTF.it office Tuesday, and paid his
compliments to the new management.
Mrs. E. S. Candler, the estimable
wife of E. S. Candler, Jr., of Corinth,
who has been idsiting for the past week
among relative?and friends, returned
to her home Monday.
Rev. Jno. Kautdoiph, presiding elder
for the Delta district, returned to his
family at Iuka this week. Mr. Ran
dolph is an excellent gentleman and
one of the ablest divines of his denom
ination in thd State.
Our popular chancery clerk. P. W.
Patterson, and his'Estimable lady loft
• Wednesday for Halysvllle, Ala., where
they go on a summer visit for rest and
recuperation. We wish them an en
joyable trip and n safe return.
A big time is reported by those who
attended the Cherokee barbecue. Wo
will have a write up next week. OutJ
ball team was beaten by this score: .
Iuka. ■*>()’©. 1 0 3 0 0 0 0—(
Tuscumbla, IDS 0'0,0 0 1 1 ©—S
t. V. Reid, of Friars Point, whb'fot
merly attended school at the Iuka Nor
ms! Institute, has recently joined the
T. G. Scarbrough amateur base ball
c ub of Memphis. Alex is one of the
best amateur pitchers in the State.
F. H. Reno, of Highland, was in Iuka
during court, and remained several
days with friendi about town. Mr.
Reno was a citizen of this place during
the into war, and relnlns many amusing
anecdotes of bis experience with Union
6-oldiers that eamo through Iuka.
M iss Mary Fl ynn, of Friars Point,
the old homo of the Reporter scribe,
has come to spend tlio summer at the
lukit Springs Hotel. We wish her a
pleasant stay, and that she may imbibe
health with mountain air and chalyb
eate water.
Last Saturday a negro fell in u fit
from the seat at J. 11. McKinney's
* sto-e and died a few hours afterward.
He carae to Iuka with the Spa- ks show
last May, and had his roast crushed
hy a wagon bed which turned overt.”
iiis body, He lias been here ever since,
and had just got strong enough to get
about on the street when the above
calamity befell him. He was buried
Sunday by the colored population.
They tell a good joke on a boarder
staying at the Iuka Springs Hotel.
A party went out bunting the other day
and a young man, who had not been
in the wood* very much, was anxious
to try bis hand at sb oting. By chance
a flaCk of birds lit on a tree near by.
and slipping up close to them, took '
•t the whole flock and fired. -> He
everything. As the birds flew
m stood for a moment gazing
[fcfn ttifpttf. isil^d sod
do'em fly, didn't If”
The Reporter representative dropp
ed in at the lirka Normal 'institute
last Tuesday at 2 o’clock. Wo found
tlie school assembled in the chapel,
discussing the great Pullman strike.
Some charges against the President
for calling the United States troops
were read and the discussion began.
| It was intensely interesting for a time,
I and the speakers ontered into the dis
| cession with spirit l'or an hour this
was kept up, sometime some one on
one hand arguing against Mr. Cleve
land, making some very astonishing
and remarkable statements that
smacked greatly of anarchy and popu
lism. On the other hand an array
of able speakers championed the Pres
ident’s cause and tore the fabric of
tlu-ir opponent’s argument into shreds.
The hour was up before a vote was
reached, and Prof. Dean adjourned the
meeting until the following day.
Accepting an invitation of our polite
street commissioner, A. 15. Patterson,
the Reporter scribe walked out toseo
the work that has been dme on the
streets since he tins taken the work in
hand, lie 1ms been engaged on the
streets north of the railroad and has
them in excellent condition. Ho has
turned gullies and watercourses, and
has put streets in tine traveling condi
tion that a short time ago were impas
sable. Only two more streets have to
bo worked on this side of town, w hen
he will turn his attention to those on
the south side of the railrord. He
spoke of several places that need work
right away, which he would attend to
as soon as he could get to them. Mr.
Patterson is doing a much-needed
work, and judging from what he has
already done, he will use what funds
he has at his command judiciously.
Olen Matthews, who has been circu.
latiug among his host of Iuka friends,
returned this week to his farm on Bear
creek. Mr. Matthews is one of the
most popular young men of Tisho
mingo, and is a stanch champion ol
the young democracy. His f lends are
urging him to enter the race for the
office »of Sheriff, and undoubtedly he
would receive a strong support. Some
may think it a little early to speak of
such things, but not too early for can
didates to coma before t’te people.
Should Mr. Matthews decide to enter
the race he will doubtless make the
fact known th ough the columns of the
The handsome advertisement of R.
H. Watson & Son appears on the first
page of this issue’s supplement. Such
enterprise is highly commendable and
well worthy the emulation of other
business men in our town. Mr. Chas.
Watson is a capable young business
man, handsome, polite, and approach
able at all times. We invite the friends
of the Reporter to patronize those
who give their patronage to us—a
rule which this paper strictly observes.
The rain that fell Sunday afternoon
was at the right time and has revived
the appearance of vegetation. About
two miles south of Iuka there is a strip
of country that failed to have more
than a slight shower, but beyond this
a few miles a splendid ruinfail is re
ported. At Rooneville only a slight
shower fell, but with these two excep
tions it seems that the rain was nrettv
general throughout northeast Missis
The County School Board met last
Friday. There was very little business
before the Board. Wright school was
made a line school, anti a cut-oil school
was established at the old Union
church in the 5th distric'. After some
other matters of minor importance
were settled the Bt>urd adjourned until
the regular meeting next year.
F. T. Carmack, Sec'v.
T B. Lindsey, Pres.
F. I). Robinson, of Friars Point, ac
companied by his family, were arri
vals at the Iuka Springs Hotel Monday
last. Mr. Robinson is personally
knowm to the editor to be an enterpri
sing. polite, and successful business
genllemun. and we extend him and his
devoted wife a most cordial welcome,
hoping lhat the pure air and mineral
water of our town may restore them to
health and strength.
I am prepared to make loans on any
good residence or business property in
Iuka on easy terms at low rate of in
terest. Principal and interest payable
monthly for 78 months.
J. W. Jockdan.
Mesdames Carlisle. Bolton Smith,
Louis Carlisle and Howard Carlisle
came in on the train Monday, and will
occupy the Brinkley residence during
the summer.
If you want to insure your life or
property in the best companies in the
world at lowest rates, call on mo and
get rates before placing your applica
tions. J. A'. J OL'RDAN.
If you are dry, warn, and feel as if
you need something exhilarating go to
Harnett Bro's. and indulge in a glass
of Orange Phosphate.
Try our Blood Orange Phosphate,
the Boost drink on earth, at
Bakxktt Bros.
.. —- V? —
A party was given to the young peo
ple at the residence bf Mrs. John Bur
nett last Friday nipta. Thu following
misses and lads wore present and en
joyed themselves hugely: Misses An
nie McKnight. Valcour and Vivian
Randolph, Pearl Mark.e, Lizzie Wil
liams, Llszie McKinney, Katie and
Kffie Brown, Mattie Watson, Debbie
Doan, Hattie Ntblelt, Lillian and Min
nie Erwin, and Masters Paul and Wal
ter Leatherwood, Ernest and Clifford
Barnett. Jimmio Hyatt, Hubert Mc
Kinney, Bennie and Ernie McRae, Will
Brown, Hadley Doan, Jimmie Erwin,
Sara and John Alien. Armstead and
Luther Payne, Bob Brown.
Warner Barnett betook himself to
ttio fair city of West Point last week,
returning Monday night. Ilis friends
don’t know whether it was mrt-rl-mony
or matter-o’-money that called him
People were up at 4 o’clock Tuesday
morning to get an early start for Cher
okee to see the gmine of base ball, hear
the political speaking and enjoy an
old-time barbecue.
J. A. E. Pyle, cashier of the Bank of
Iuka, and Hot. W. C. Harris attended
tile district conference at Bonneville,
last Monday.
Tickle your palate when it is dry
with Orange Phosphate. A pure, de
licious drink. Barnett Bro’s. sell it.
W. W. Davis lias ice cold soda water;
also ice cream Wednesdays and Satur
days till 10:30 p. m. Call and see him.
Try our Bluod Orange Phosphate,
the finest drink on earth, at
Barnett Bros.
Belmont Letter.
Editor Reporter:—Crops are look
ing vorv well and all are about done
laying Dy.
Since wo visited your town during
circuit cou t we have concluded that
wo will have to be annoyed with can
didates for two years before the elec
tion. Sometimes I conclude that the
election is e!o-e at hand, as some seem
to be very enthusiastic over the office
of sheriff. Hope I will be able to vote
for some one when the time comes.
The health of the people is generally
good at present, except whooping
cough among the children.
We hope that you will be able to
visit us in the near future and take a
view of our beautiful valley and see
how bad we need a railroad.
School opened up this week with a
good attendance and M. T. Shook as
teacher with his usual skill.
One can almost discern that there
are a few saints in these parts since
circuitcourt. Things seem very quiet.
It has been discovered that a ball
can be arranged to roil about, two in
clined planes so as to produce constant
motion. Reaction overcome by ifio
menturn. G. M*
Real Estate, Loans, and In
I have a large list of lands in Texas
for sale on easy terms. Will sell any
quantity from 40 acres up. to suit pur
chaser. Also a large list of State
Lands you can enter in the panhandle
of Texas at a total cost of less than 25
dollars per 160 acros under the home
stead law. State school lands at 82
and 83 per acre on forty years time at
5 per cent.
Have full description of lands giving
locution, quality etc., that you can ex
amine any time, by calling at the sher
iff's office. For further information
write to or call on
J. W. Joukdan, Iuka, Miss.
T mill oaM n» /.net t.... iVi.l..
days. Come and examine my goods.
“Seeing is believing.”
Miss Idonia Weaver, Milliner.
A 30-inch Ben Hur bicycle, with
pneumatic tires, in fine condition, will
be so'd lor $20 Apply at Racket
Store. _
At the residence of the bride, 5 miles
north of Iuka. on the loth insL. by
'Squire T. J. Davis, Mr. G. P. Phillips
and Miss M. E. Bonds.
May their pathway through life be
strewn w ith the brightest ef flowers,
and nothing happen to mar /their
pleasure while traveling through this
mundane sphere.
School Notice.
County Institute will begin on the
20th of August, conducted by Prof.
Kincannon. It will be to the interest
of all teachers to attend. No excuse
taken except sickness.
F. T. Carmack. Sup’t.
A middle aged white woman (widow
preferred) to cook for family of five.
A good home to the right party. Call
on or address
Miss I don i a Weaver.
Iuka. Miss.
• 10 Given jLWay.
If you will buy of editor of the Re
porter a White Sew ip g Machire, pay
ing the regular retail price. $35.00, he
will make the purchaser a present of
$10. In other word*, he will sell you
an entirely new machine, with all at
tachments. for ten dollars less titan you
can can buy it of anybody else. Only
one machine for axle--early bird gets j
the worm. 1
I ,
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J. H. MOORE, Iuka. Miss march I
SPACE. | l mo. | 8 mos. | (» mos. | 1 year. |
1 'inch" $T i~2% $ 8. T»C '
2 inches, 2. 4. 5. 10. »
3 inches, 3. <5. 10. 15.
column, 4. 8. 15. 27.
}■{ column, 0. 15. 25. 45.
1 column 12. 30. 45 80.
Classified and professional cards, six lines
or less, per year $5.
Legal advertisements at legal rates.
Local notices, 5 cents a line lor each in
sertion. i
Tns Reporter solicits correspondence on
local topics from all parts of the county.
Address all communications to The Re
porter, luka. Miss.
Chancery Clerk, 1’. W. Patterson.
Circuit Clerk, \V W Harvey,
Sheriff, W. B. McGehee,
Treasurer, Job H. Scruggs.
Sup't Schools. Dr. F. T. Carmack,
Assessor, H. It. Rogers,
Coroner & Runger, W. F. McDouga
Supervisors: 1st Beat, L. l'/ftouil's, 2d
Joe Warlar, 3d. John Jourilan, 4th. T. J,
Storment, 5th. Vf. T. Clark
Circuit Court, First distrlc,. Hon. Noonau
' f'iiVce, Judge. AV. IT. Walker, uttorne).
oTeruis second Monday in Jan. ana 1 ily.
Chancery Court, First Judicial District.
Hon Baxter McF'urland, Chancellor. Time
of meeting: 1st Mondays in June and Dec.
Mayor, S, M. Dean ex-ottioio J. P.
Marshal. Wiley Leatherwood.
Adermen: J. T. Barnett, sec y and trena,
O. W. Bold, K. L. Hamilton, B. D. Smith,
C. W MoKnight.
Night Watch, VV. M. Olst.
J. T. Barnett postmaster —Office Hours
7a, m. toil p. m. Sunday: One hour after
opuuiug the mails.
trains east—Leave, 1:27 a. m., anil 2:19p.m
trains west - Leaves, 2:4.) a m anil3:24 p m
baptist.—Sunday School every Sunday at
2:30 u. in., E. S. Candler, Sup t, Miss Martha
Dugger, organist; preaching 2d and 4th Sun
days in eacu month at 11 a m. and 7 p. ni.,
also Saturday night before 2d Sunday; pray
er meeting Monday night, 7 o clock.
Rev. L. li Burrows, Pastor.
Methodist.— Sunday School every Sunday
at 2:31 a. m., O. P. llummerly Sup't, MIbs
Minnie Barnett organist preaching every
Sunday at li a. m. and 7 p |>rayermeet
ing Wednesday eve 7 n et as
Mas. E. A. Neulett, i>rg e i»t
W.C Harris, Pastor.
Presbyterian.—Sunday School every Sun
duv at 2 a in.. Wm ilregson, Sup't, Miss
Alice Krause, Organist; preaching every
tirst Sunday, 11 a m. and 7 p. la ; prayer
meeting every Thursday evening, 7 o clock.
Iikv. John 8. Park, Pastor.
episcopal —Sunday School and services at
2::ti)a. m. each Sunday. MissM. A. Lawrence
Sup't. Preaching tlrst and Becond Sundays
of the mouth. Communion on Mondays
following at 10 a. m.
Key. Mr. Bbey, Pastor.
ciiristian.—Sunday School and services
every Sunday at 2:30 a. in. Jack J. Moore,
m^bons—iuka lodge no. 04. —Meets lirw
Saturday night in each month.
Oeo Is. Uammerlv \V. M., A. T. Scruggs,
S. W. E.L Hamilton, J. W. P. W. Patterson
Treas, John T. Barnett, Sec'y, J. A.
Dugger, S.D., A. B. Patterson J. D.,
H. O. Erwin Lodge No. 107, K. of P. meets
every Thursday night at the Masonic Hall.
U L Watson, 0 C; E. T. Hnmmerly, K of L
11 and S.
eniciuts op HONOR—lodge no. ISSO-Meets
every 1st and 3d Tuesday night.
J. J. Comnn. Dictator. J.T. Barnett, Treas.
C. W. McKnight, Reporter, H. 0. Erwin,
Financial Reporter,
Meets 2d and 3d Thursday nights in each 1
month. B. F. McRae. Protector, Mrs. A. !
Hodge, Sec'y, S. M. Dean. Treasurer.
Meets at Methodist -»■.-->**. n v^ny In
each month. 3 o'clock, p m„ Mrs. Katie
Seav. president; Mrs. S. E. Dean, sec’y and
treasurer; Mias Anna Rogers, rec. sec'y.
ION.—Meet* every Monday afternoon, at 3
o'clock, at Mlsa Lily Miller a Pres. Moa
Annie Dean; Cor. r<ecy. and Rec. Sec. Mies
Lily Miller, Tresa Mias Innes Alexander.
Established in 1870.
Plantation supplies, Table and
Pocket Cutlery, Queensware,
Hides, Furs, Etc*
Lumber. Doors. Sash. Blinds. Glass. Iron. Nails. Groceries, I’aints Oils.
Hubs, Spoltes and Carpenters and Funning Tools and Harness.
Call lor what you want and if it is not in stock I will order for
you at oner. School Books and Stationery. TERMS CASH.
-r h is
Has Always Been a Leader.
By persistent and well-directed effort
it has attained a
in all of it9 departments.
It Pays to be
The people appreciate it, anti all read
Whether they apree with it or not.
They realize that it has the
Courage of Its Convictions,
The Brightest Newspaper
Any newsdealer will tell you that he
cauuot substitute another paper for
Subscribe for it and Keep Abreast
of the Times.
$n per Vear, fj.oo per Year, fr.cu) per Year.
Mar* fou the ULonn,
2rw We*knees, Malaria, Indigestion and
Biliousness, take
It cores quickly. For sole by all dealaa In
Miedldpe. Got tho genuine.
A horse kicked H. S. Shafer. of the
Freetnyer House, Middleburg, X. Y „
on the knee, which laid him up in bod
and caused the knee joint to become
stiff. A friend recommended him to
use Chamberlain's Fain llalm, which
lie did, and in two days was able to in*
around. Mr. Shafer has recommended
it to many others and says it is excel
lent for any kind of bruise or sprain. \ ,
This same remedy is also famous for '-y
its euros of rheumatism. For sale by
J. H. Moore.
Fast June Dick Crawford brought his
12-months old child, sutTe ing from in
fantile diarrhoea, to me. It hud been
weaned at four months old and had
always been sickly. I gave it the usual
treatment in such cases but withoi t
benefit. I he child kept growing thin
ner until it weighed but little tnor.i
than when born, or perhaps 10 pounds.
I then started the father to giving
Chamberlain’s Colic, Cholera and Di
arrhoea Remedy. Before one bottle of
tho 25-rent size had been used a
marked improvement was seen, and it*
continued use cured the child. Its
weakness and puny constitution disap
peared and Its father and myself be
lieve the ehi’d’s life was saved by this
remedy. J. T. Marlow, M. I)., Turna
roa. Ill For sale by J. H. Moore.
Seeding a tonic, or children who want build
ing up. choii11 taka
tt lit pleasant; cures Malaria, Indigestion,
dliioiamna. Liver Complaints and b euratgia.
Chamberlain’* Bye and Skin Ointment
Is a certain cure for Chronic Sore Eyes,
Granulated Eye Fills, Sore Nipples, Piles,
Eczema, Tetter, Sait Kheiim and Scald Head,
25 cents per box. For sale by druggists.
to hoksb’owners.
For putting a horse in a fine healthy eon- Bt
dition try Dr. Cady's Condition Powder*, p
They tone up the system, aid liigestion, cure »
loss of apatite, relieve constipation, correct \
Uidnev disorders and destroy worms, giving
new life to an old or over worked horse. 2ft
cents per package. For sale by druggists. • *
J. H. Moore.
Awarded Highest Honors World’s Fair,

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