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EVENTS Gathered from All Cor ners of the State and Told in Briefest Form —-—mm— Blue Mountain.—Twelve possums at a single shot is the official record of I. P. Smith, ft Union county farmer. Hearing a commotion in his chicken house, Smith rushed to the recue, find ing in place of a human pilferer a big, fat' possuum devouring a dainty fryer. Hurrying back to the house for his gun, Smith took a shot at the unsus pecting' possum, which, when exam ined, disclosed the fact that she car ried eleven baby "possums in her pocket. Agricultural College.—For the very obvious reason that owing to the dis mantled and torn-up condition of the dormitories, due to the construction of the new connecting wings, it will be impossible to hold the state home dem onstration short course as planned for the Mississippi Agricultural and Me chanical college, August 10 to 19, in clusive, a change of place has been rendered imperative. Jonestown.—The superintendent of public education has announced that the schools will open the coming sea son in September instead of in Octo ber. The trustees are having the building overhauled for the comfort of pupils and teachers. Blue Mountain.—Sergt. Grady W. Jackson, son of Willis Jackson, of this place, the first Blue Mountain boy to be killed in action in France, has been buried in Flat Rock cemetery near this place, a great multitude attending the funeral exercises. Shaw.—The rbcent rains have been bigfciy favorable in the making of the best corn crpp that this section of the great Mississippi delta has ever pro duced. ***** Blue Mountain—Rev. John Jennings, prominent young blind Baptist preach er, was the central figure at the Sun day school picnic recently held by Mt. Pleasant Baptist Sunday scho'Ol. ***** New Albany.—The New Albany chamber of commerce held a most en thusiastic meeting which was largely attended, and discussed many matters of interest to New Albany and Union county. » * * * * Hattiesburg.—No arrests here have been made in connection with the lynching h re of C.asey Jones, con demn u to be hanged for the murder of Mrs. J. S. Mosely, wife of a mail carrier. Jackson.—The senatorial campaign for a suecfc.iv.cr to i n. John S. Wil liams is beginning to grow warm, de spite the fact that the campaign prop er wiH not be on until next year. Miss Belle Kearney of Madison is making some effective speeches as a candi date, and ex-Ssr.aror Vardanian is also makine annointments for speeches. ***** Kosciusko.—Official announcement is made from the office of W. Fred Long, Jackson, of tw.o county interde nominational Sunday school conven I tions under the auspices of the Missitf f sippi Sunday School association, with | convention programs. ***** Blue Mountain.—A special election s has been ordered for Friday, August 5, | in Martin school district in Union | county to give the v iters a chance to f signify whether or not they favor the I issuance of $5,000 in bonds for the dis | trict to be sold for the purpose of | erecting a new modern schoolhouse for I the district. - ***** i Fernwood.—Crop prospects through out the county are exceptionally fine, I but those who planted cotton are in a hopes that the rain will cease for a $• while so that dry weather may curb if the activity of the boll weevil. ***** % New Albany.—The Healy Construc f tion ccnfranv of St. Louis, Mo., has be 4 gun the preliminary work of1 “slag I ging” the Bankhead highway from New \ Albany west to the Benton county line. W; ***** m Starkville.—Ex-Senator J. K. Var H daman, will address the people of the \ city and county on the issues of the |L day. \ ***** Beauvoir.—Gov. J^ee M. Russell, who } now has the summer capital of Mis; ) elssippi at Gulfport, is going to use all H the influence at his command to assist. Superintendent Elnathan Tartt to A* build a $100,000 hospital at the Jeffer | son Davis Soldiers’ Home. ***** i Hattiesburg—South Mississippi Bap W tist Assembly met at the Mississippi J Woman’s college and was formally f§ opened by the president, J. E. Byrd, Iof Mount Olive. Blue Mountain—Pleasant Ridge Bap tist church, east of this place, the mother church of the late Dr. James B. Gambrell, who recently died in Dal las, Texas, has held an impressive me morial service in honor of Its illustri ous former member, who was dean of the Southern Baptist convention. * • • • • Jackson.—Andrew Ward, white, es caped convict from the Mississippi penitentiary, has wired from Omaha, Neb., to the authorities in this city asking them to send him a ticket and he would return. Blue Mountain.—Miss Sarah Cratg, formerly home economics agent in Tippah and for some time a member of the official staff of the Tippah health unit, has gone to her home in Nuxubee county. Many of the club girls and club women of Tipah were eager to retain the services of Miss Craig for the rest of the year as home agent, but the board of supervisors di 1 not see fit to appropriate funds with which to reinstate the work in the county. Meridian.—The automobile of M. L. i Lide and that of John T. Dement, both of Meridian, stolen from where they were parked on downtown business streets, have been found where they were abandoned by the thieves. Tutwiler.—Messrs. Martin & Robert have purchased the Nickle Hotel prop erty, also lease on the building from W. F. Brock. Mr. Martin will be . in charge and be the manager of the hotel. Mr. Brown has moved to south Mississippi, where he expects to -Mi gage in the trucking business. Crystal Springs.—For the second time this summer the hardware store of J. T. Biggs & So:i was robbe 1 by burglars, who entered the hack door of the storehouse and he p l them selves to a number of pistols, some cash in the cash drawer and other ar ticles of value. Gulfport.—Rev. W. A. Bruce, who came to Gulfport from Missouri 18 months ago, has left here for Senato bia, where he has accepted the pas torate of the Baptist church. Gulfport.—P. L. Shepherd, who has been connected with the traffic le partment of the G. & S. I. railroad here for the past six years, nas oeen appointed freight claim agent of the Atlanta & Savannah railroad and will be stationed in the latter city in the future. Glendora.—At the negro convention in session at this place J. W. William son was the speaker of the day. Wil liamson told them that their success was on the southern farms. He ad vised them to remain on the farms, build up their homes, raise everything at home and become self-supporting: that every home should have a garden every day of the year. Meridian.—County Agent J. D. How erton, plant Examiner J. E. Lee and a number of Lauderdale county planters have left for the A. and M. college, where they go to attend the annual gathering of state agricultural agenls, j where an instructive program has been arranged. Blue, Mountain.—The Gen. M. F. j Lowrey chapter of the United Daugh ' ters of the Confederacy, with Miss | Lucy Hutchins as president, will have complete control of the annual reun j ion of the Tippah county camp of the United Confederate Vetrans, which will be held here on the campus and in the buildings of Blue Mountain col lege. * * * * * Jackson.—Dr. E. N. Lowe, the state geologist, has just returned from At lanta, where he attended the southern forestry congress. The congress was largely attended by delegates from all i the southern states as well as by rep resentatives from the northern states. ***** Biloxi.—The Illinois Central and the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley railroads hase each filed bills in the Biloxi fed eral court to enjoin the Mississippi railroad commission from suing them j for penalties for disregard of the order of the commission as to rates on move I uients of gravel in .Mississippi, and to prevent the commission from taking any steps to enforce its order. ***** Jackson.—That the stale supervisor of vocational education is determine! that negro teachers in his division of the Work shall be as fuliy trained and as well up to standards as possible is evident from a letter sent out by P. J. Hubbard, supervisor of the bureau. « * * * * Jackson.—Gov. Russell has granted suspension of sentence in part to Na thaniel Brown, of Leflore county, con victed of assault and battery. Brown s cas^had an interesting feature in that he was convicted by a justice of the peace and fined $5b and sentenced to pay all costs and serve 9b days in jail. Crystal Springs.—All arrangements have been made by the local Masonic order for the big picnic anu barbecue that will be held et Damascus, south of here. • • * • • Okolona.—Passenger service on the Okolona-Calhoun City branch of the Mobile & Ohio railroad has been cur tailed. Morning and evening passen ger trains were suspended and re placed by mixed service, the addition of an express and mail coach to the local freight train. New Albany.—The circuit court for this judicial circuit convened in this city, with Hon. W. A. Roane, of Hous ton on the bench, and Hon. Rush Knox of Houston looking after the state’s interests. Meridian.—J. C. Turner, arrested in Montgomery, Ala., on a charge of ob taining money unier false pretenses from Marion, W. Riley, member of the local bar, has been brought to Merid ian and placed in the county yail by Deputy Sheriff Ernect Danner. Jackson—It is authoritatively stated here that the Mississippi Central Rail road company from Hattiesburg to Matchez is negotiating for the purpose from the Gulf, Mobile & Northern rail road the branch line froin Beaumont to Hattiesburg. Cigarette To seal in the delicious sBuney tobacco flavor. It9s Toasted SUP'i. BOND WARNS PEOPLE. I To the Trustees, Cuunty Superintend ents of Education, and the Teachers: Jackson, Miss., July 25.—Reports are continually doming into this office of the operations in the state of some kind of school supply company that has in its employ one Mr. Lawrence, who seemingly is an expert at getting tmstees of rural schools and county superintendents of education to pay him in advance for stove jackets, charts, school desks, etc., sold to them. I am therefore writing this letter to warn you against this agent, for, if reports are true, he is unreliable. From time to time, agents of var ious kinds go about over the state stating that they have a recommen dation from me concerning what they have to sell. I have never officially recommended anything that any agent has to sell in the Way of school sup plies, and never expect to do so. Yours very cordially, W. F. BOND | State Superintendent of Education. j HOME IN OXFORD FOR SALE. The home of the late Mrs. Salina J. Moore is for sale. Possession given September 1st. Located on : first Depot Street, opposite Oxford Hospital. Now occupied by Mr. i Lawshee. Eight rooms, kitchen, din ning room, bath room, lights and 1 water connections. Terms satisfact ory. W. I. HARGIS, Executor. V New Victor Records for August Have Just Arrived We know they will please you. Don’t let the day pass with out coming in to hear them. Or if you cannot come, send for the illustrated booklet describing them. RED SEAL RECORDS Number Size i Girometta Sophie Braalau 64967 10 T’m’ Arricordo e Napule Enrico Caruso 88655 12 Dream Faces Emilio De Gogorza 64949 10 Masked Ball—Morro ma prims in grazia (1 Die. Yet First Implore Thee) Emmy Dtstinn 88656 12 Country Dance (Contredanse) (Beethoven) Violin Mischa Elman 64968 10 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Mabel Garrison 64969 10 When the Roses Bloom Louise Homer 87327 10 Because You’re Here Edward Johnson 64970 10 Spanish Dance, No. 3 (Romania Andaluza) (Sarasate) Violin Erika Morini 74692 12 Scheherazade—The Young Prince and the Young Princes* Philadelphia Orchestra 74691 12 Valse in D Flat Major (Chopin) Piano Sergei Rachmaninoff 64971 10 Falstaff—L’Onorel Ladri! (Your Honor) Ruffians!) Titta Ruffo 88637 12 Madrigal de Mai (Madrigal of May) Genato Zanelli 64972 10 DANCE RECORDS St. Louis Blues—Foz Trot Original Dixieland Jazx Band I 10777 1,, Jazz Me Blue*—Foz Trot Original Dixieland Jazz Band I I’m Nobody’x Baby—Foz Trot All Star Trio and Their Orchextra \ ,077, Id Listening—Fox Trot All Star Trio and Their Orchestra i Cho-Cho-San—Fox Trot Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra I 10777 m Song of India—Fox Trot Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra / Learn to Smile—Fox Trot Paul Whiteman and Hix Orchestra 1 10770 m Oh, Me! Oh, My!—Medley Foz Trot Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra / INSTRUMENTAL RECORDS Mother Machree Harp Alberto Salvi I ,,7,0 n. Scherzo in E Flat Minor (Salvi) Harp Alberto Salvi i Canzonetla (Hollaender) Victor String Quartet \ 1071:3 Id In the Forest (Sous Bow) Victor Orchestra i Star of the Sea—Reverie Florentine Quartet \ ,0710 in Meditation Florentine Quartet f Drowsy Head—Medley Waltz Hawaiian Guitars ' Ferera and Franchini I 10771 in Isle of Paradise—Medley Waltz Hawaiian Guitars Ferera and Franchini I Stars and Stripe* Forever—March Souta’s Band 1 35700 12 Golden Star J Sousa’s Band / 3 VOCAL RECORDS Homing El*ie Baker \ 45249 ,q Sylvia Lambert Murphy I Thinking of You Peerless Quartet I 10717 |0 Carolina Lullaby Albert Compbeli-Henry Burr i All By Myself Aileen Stanley I ,8774 ,0 Anna in Indiana . Arthur Fields I Down Yonder Peerless Quartet \ 10775 |q Don’t You Remember th* Timet Louise Terrell-Charles Hart f \ Little Crumb* of Happiness Charles Harrison I 18776 10 Springtime Charles Harrison / Robert L° Tom him son Jeweler Vi'est Side Squ&ir OXFORD, MISS. ^ •> , , . CAMP GROUND We were happy indeed for ' our friends over the county to be present on Friday last at the big barbecue and see what has been done at the Camp Ground. Favorable express ions on every hand attested the ap preciation of the people for this cause. There is yet a vast deal of work to do, but the he'arty cooperation of the people assures us that when the second Sunday in August rolls around, every nook and corner of this dear encampment will have been repaired swept and gomished and ready to re ceive her guests. God has wonderfully blessed the ef forts of his people in the upbuilding of this sacred place. May we coven ent together to pray for a great out pouring of His spirit upon all who come under the influence that we may all be built up and renewed in the faith of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Don't forget to pray to this end. J We were gratified at the success of our cold drink stand on picnic day. We took in, including proceeds from Booth . $118.56 Expenses . 64.25 ; Total cleared . 54.31 Proceeds from Booth: I Mr. Lawson Wiley ..$1.00 | Mr. W. C. Wells .$2.00 R. R.. Eades.....$1.00 Mrs. Kate Brown . £0 Mr. Edd White . -25 S Mr. Kisner .....25 Total. $500 _& Donations to Camp Ground Fund since last published: ; Mrs. Kate Taylor..— • • $1-00 Mrs. Edd White .50 (Jggh . 1.00 Mr. J. W. Stephens. 2.50 ..- ■ ■ ' Catarrh Cap Be Cored Jatarrh is a local disease greatly influ enced by constitutional conditions. It therefore requires constitutional treat ment. HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINB ia taken Internally' and acts through ihe Blood j>n the Mucous J3urta.ces^ destroys the foundation of gives the patient strength^ by » SHINGLES THINK of the up-keep as well as the first cost when you build your home. Use Carey Asfaltslate Shingles and your insurance rates will be less. Your home will be safer. You will never have to paint Carey Asfaltslate Shingles. The beautiful natural red or green stone color of the slate is fadeless. Your roof will not look shabby in a few years. These shingles cannot crack, they do not warp, wind does not get under them, ice action cannot break them. Furthermore Carey Asfaltslate Shingles do not rot. This is because they are composed of from 70 to 80% mineral matter. They are inexpensive and are very easy to apply. Let us figure on your requirements. ELLIOTT LUMBER CO. OXFORD, MISS. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. / " S Notice is hereby given that Letters of Administration of the Estate of John Ford, Deceased, have been issued on the 24th day of June 1921, to the undersigned by the Chancery Court'of Lafayette County, Mississippi, and all persons having claims against -said estate are hereby notified to have the same probated and registered by the Clerk of safd Court within six months or the same will be forever barred. Executed this the 27th., day of July 1921. C. A. FORD^Adrrynistratrix. JOHN FALKNER JR. Sols, for Administratrix'. July 28, Aug. 4-11-18. —:—!.■ -:— Only the fool knows it all. Hot weather is hard on teething ba sics. They suffer the combined mis ery of heat, pain and stomach disor der. McGee’s Baby Elixir. helps the little sufferer through the frying per iod by correcting the stomach and Dowels. Price 35c and 60c. Sold by A. H. Kendel.—Advertisement. It is universally admitted that the Lord created but one perfect man, but there are many millions who claim to t>e No. 2. -• *; ■ R. R. CHILTON & CO. j. .