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f I / FIRST SECTION-TWELVE PAGgS. The Holmes County Times. $1.00 PER YEAR. VOL. I-No. 25. LEXINGTON. MISSISSIPPI. SEPTEMBER 28. 1906. ;oe 101 iok Ol OI 01 ox r ox ox ox To Merchants of Holmes and Adjoining Counties name only a few of the many things we car ry in stock. qWe flWe invite all to call and see our new £ore. tJOur building would be a credit to any city for the wholesale grocery business. fJWe get our goods direct from the manufacturers, we have our own switch and save drayage, we buy for spot cash and we consequently own our merchandise at prices that enable us to meet the hottest competiton that Memphis, New Orleans or St. Louis can give. <IWe absolutely guarantee to you that our prices to you will be as cheap as you can buy elsewhere no matter where you have been buying. fJYour orders will have the same treatment that you will get when you come in person. It will be our aim to do the very best we can for you at all times whether you come or send. We carry everything you can want in groceries. Sugar Coffer Nut Megs Curry Combs Black Pepper Blueing Blacking Shoe Polish Buggies Wagons Clairette Soap Big Deal Soap Vinegar Hot Stuff Soap Molasses All othetkiacbot Soap SenO) Baggiug, Ties Flavoring Extracts Cigars Loaded hells^ Srolung Tobacco ^nc Bucket, Chewing tobacco Starch Rice Wrapping Paper Twine Flour Paper S titers Meal !*• Cream Meal Como Horse Axe Helves Feed Oats Brooms Meat Lard Sausage Tomatoes Lunch Tongue Vienna Sausage Cheese Safes Cheese Candy o Axle Grease All Ktnds Crackers Everything in Canned Goods Envelopes Horse Brushes We solicit your orders and promise to satisfy you in prices We are in the market for Cotton. SNOW WREATH FLOUR BARRETT GROCER COMPANY o =0 xoxssaoi 1 o o ox :o; ox ;o ox o: i i SOCIETY ! 1 it Mrs. G. A. Wilson entertained the Whist Club Thursday afternoon. The affair had Shakespeare as a motif and the weather man gave a very complete presentation of The Tempest. A full meeting of members and sub stitutes complimented the hostess by th«ir presence. The score cards were photographs of Shakesperean heroines, with appropriate qoutations on each card, the. artistic wdfk tif Mrs. Cdlhoon Wilson. For high score the souvenirs, a leather-bound copy of Shakespeare and a bust of the Avon poet, went to Mrs. Louis Pepper and Mr. R. C. McBee. Mrs. A. M. Pepper cut the consolation, a copy of Shakespearei n Art. Two courses and punch were served after the games. The substitutes invited were Miss Fannie Eggleston, Miss Bettie Stan field, Mrs. W. M. Alexander, Mrs. Mary McLean, Misses Lula and Amma Beall, Miss Mamie Stigler, Dr. J. H. McBee and Mr. R. C- McBee. Mrs. A. M. Pepper is next hostess of the Club. Miss Fannie Eggleston will be hos tess of the S. S. Club Friday after noon . Young Red Hurt. The Compress smoke stack that pre sented a cranky appearauce for some time, on Wednesday morning succumb ed to the inevitable and fell, usually the case boys are present when something is going to happen. At this time a son of Bob Red, tele phone lineman, was near by and saw it. He was too near, however, for his safety and the boy had both legs broken Drs. Sheppard and McBee at tended him and at last accounts the boy was resting easy and doing as well as could be expected with painful serious injuries. However, one at his age, being ten. makes fast strides to wards recovery and we hope he is no exception to the rule and will soon be out with his playmates seeking other and less dangrous adventures. As is and Armour pork sausage, a suggestive change, a new lot just in at Keirn Bros. To Leave Lexington Mr. and Mrs.C. R. Moter and family leave next week for Starkville, where they will take charge of a h ( *tt>l. ac cording to the following from the Starkville Times; ' 'We understand that Mr. and Mrs. Moter of Lexington has rented the New Commercial Hotel and will take possession October 1. Mr. Moter is an excellent gentleman, a desirable citizen and an experienced hotel man, and }ie and his excellent family will be cor dially received in our fown '' Mr. Moter and family have resided in Lexington for quite a number of years, and made many friends who re gret their leaving. He has a large ac quaintance among commercial men and Mrs. Moter is an elegant house keeper and together are sure fq make the new venture a Red Rqst Proof Oats for sale by T. Smith & Sons Cio. Gasoline Engines. If In need of a Oasoli** " may have one o*> ' days; o* W, . .1 „ Engine, you - .ree trial for thirty ii in want of an Automatic Starker to ignite the engine you now have, Or a G ist Mill, Woodsawing outfit, Or other machinery. Call on O. A. FRITZ, Lexington, Miss. M 1 / ■S >#* Pickens Brothers Company request the honor of your presence at their Fall Opening Thursday Night, October Fourth from half-past < right to eleven And All Day Friday, October Fifth, We will ha ve on display The Very Newest Things Millinery, Dre<^ Goods, Cloaks, Etc. **% in / t LEXINGTON, MISS. LL ♦ 1 OCflL » Many new ads appear in The Times this week. P tokens Bros. f*i} Opel - ing, Applebau.tn's run on taiior «ade pants, W. L. J ordan's carload of bug gies and surreys, W. T. Fountain's Fall Opening, Greenwood, Lundy'* Colt Show, and numerous other anouncements, all of which will ap peal to the reader, being well written,* catchy and to the* point. The big an f ancement of the Hardware Lumber showing a out of the Charter Oak ve they intend to give away October 20. tells you how to get in line for the gift. The fall styles in jeweiry i* tha topic of Lindholm's new ad. And the Barrett Grocer people are telling merchants of Holmes and adjoining counties that they can and will sell groceries at a price as good as any wholesale house can make. Read the ads, it will help all of us. Jill Hm The Times had hoped that it was correct last week in announcing the resignation of Mr. J. A. Rogers with Mississippi people. He showed up Fri day night and went to overhauling Saturday. Epxcessions of regret the loss of,"Ninety-Six" from our col umns are heard from evety section of the county in which this paper circu lates. His last communication stated that he would come again in the spring. for Several prominent citizens requested us to sav that the sidewalks, owing to the weeds on each side of them, are almost impassable for ladies, especial ly during rain or early morning before the sun dries the dew. It would not require much work or expense for people to cut off and clear their own walks from the weeds, and at the same time procure the blessing of skirt wearers. "America" will be located at Red cliffe for "The Trip Around the World," being planned by the Presby terian ladies for October 5th. Mrs. G. A. Wilson will he assisted by Miss Nettie Watson, Miss Mamie Stigler, Miss Susie McBee, Mrs. J. H. McBee Mrs. Calhoon Wilson, Mrs. I. B. Pickens, Mrs. J. C. Pinkerton, Miss Viola Lindholm and Miss Eva Shep herd. Mr. J. A. Rogers is stopping at the Stanley House, and is warmly wel comed as a temporary Lexintgonian. The Mississippi Cotton Oil Co., we feel sure, have no better man in their employ than this thoroughbred gentle man and well qualified ginner. The Lotus Lodge club room has be gun its plan of beautifying with a window seat extending entirely around the room. This will be heaped with pillows, the dainty work of the Club members. Mrs. McLean and Misses McLean will be assisted in extending Japanese hospitality in "The Trip Around the World" by Miss Katherine Beall of Durant. S. O. Stigler went over to Sunflow er county Wednesday to look at a plantation offered for sale through The Times agency. Mrs. Fred Jackson of Kosciukso will be the guest of her sister, Mrs. L. E. Barr, the latter part of this week. Mr. J. W. Bowman has purchased, the Ashcraft cottage in South Lexing ton and will occupy it the first of January. Misses Clara and Fannie Eggleston will be guest of relatives in Yazoo City during its carnival. Miss Katherine Pinkerton leaves for Ward Seminary Monday.