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<$» rjj(* ej» rj* ej-* «Jf» fjj* <j(* ijjj* ijjj» WHITE 'foiT Illustrated Catalogue, J. N, Mulford, Jeweler, Memphis, Tenn. «|» «5f» «5j» «3jf» «!jf» «5j» cJjii «!jj» «)Jl» «JJ[» «5j!» Ojf» U/CAL NEWS ITEMS We engrave our Pearl Waist Sets free of charge. at Jobe’s. $5. Photos $3.50 d;:z;n. Prance. Don’o fail to attend Wagner’s big Fire Sale on from now until next Tuesday night. We havcritat Jobe's. $5 Photos $3 50 dozer. Prance. Mrs. Word Hoke, now oi ifireen> field, Term, is visiting her par eats and friends in the city. Its up to “now” if it comes from Jobe’s. Miss Winnie Mil.er, of Mem phis, is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. W. A. Herring. Mr, Emmett Williams is ■ being congratulated on bueces fully passing the recent severe examin ation for a pharmacist license. $5, Photos $3.50 dozen. France Don’t fail to attend Wagner's Fire Sale for today, Monday and 1 uesday. Cheapest Photos this manthever made in Water Valley. France. The greatest sale ever had in this city is the sale goicg on now at Wagner’s. It continues until Tuesday night, April 21. i Cheapest Photo 4 this month ever madeinWaterValley. France. Saturday (today), Monday and Tuesday, Wagner’s big Fire Sale. Don’t miss it. Spring novelties at Jobe’s, $5, Photos $3.50 dozen. France. A. J. Jackson is a candidate for Supervisor of Beat 3, and Gates R. Wood for Magistrate Beat 3. See announcement column. The Progress is pleased to state that Mr, Edward Wagner is re covering rapidly from the inju ries sustained at Winona last week, and that the surgeond are confident of saving his hand. Novelties in bracelets at Jobe’s. Cheapest Photos this month ov er made in Water Valley. France. Prof. Nelson will give a gold medal to the student making the greatest progress in writing dur ing the course of lessons. $5, Photos $3 50 dozjn France. Newline of rings at Jobe’s. Remember the days, today, Monday and Tuesday—Wagner’s big Fire Sale. Don’t fail to come. For Sale—Two neat and con venient residences in the northern portion of the city. Gash or terms. J. M. K?es. The “Nitski" is the new bag at Jobe’s. Cheapest photos thismonth ever made in Water Valley. France. Dr. L- T. Fox, aha is io atten dance on the Medical Convention In session at Vicksburg, sustain* ed a broken limb by beiug thrown lrom a buggy in a runaway acci dent Tuesday. The Jracture is not complicated and the doctor is expected home in u few days. Cheapest Photos this month ev «r made in Water Valley France. Greatest bargains ever offered in Water Valley, today, Monday ■and Tuesday at Wagner’s big Fire Sale. Prof. J. R Hodne’t, the popu lar candidate for county superin tendent of education, who was iu* jured several weeks ago by the .incidental discharge of a target rifle, is, we are pleased to state, ■jkble to be out again. New Telephone Company. At a special session of the city council. Thursday night, the fran chise of the Cumberland Tele phone Co, was rescinded aqd a franchise was granted to the Memphis Long Distance Tele phone Co., to erect and operate a local and long distance exchange at Water Valley. This action grew out of the ‘‘strike’’ against the excessive rates attempted by the Cumber land people some six weeks ago. and means that that Company iu to be displaced it: the city. The franchise granted for the new Company specifies a $1 and •$2 rate for residences and busi ness places, and allows thirty days for acceptance or rejection of the franchise u mmmm m ■ i '"MaMMMiv Prof. C. II. Nelson will teach a [ full course of writing lessons in tho public school building at $1 50 per scholar. lie has twelve year’s experience teaching penmanship. I i For bargains in shoes and hats go to Jacob Lev.>. Miss Carrie Palmer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. IT. W. Palmer, having finished the winter term of her school at Little Rock, is ai home for tho spring and summer. Goods just slightly water stain ed, finest of values, at Wagner’s Fire Sale, Don’t miss the big sale today, Monday and Tuesday. A nice and seasonable line oj L I:es skirts for sale cheap bv Jacob Levy. Sec the new Amber Jet Coral and Ivory Bead Chains at Jobe’s. A full line of gents and bo^’s underwear, and neglige shirts, tor sale cheap for cash, by, Jacob Levy. You are especially invited to attend Wagner,s Fire Sale today, Monday and Tuesday. The great est sale ever held in the ci’y. Featherston Camp, 51y, U. 0. V. will meet at the court house this afternoon at 2 o’clock. Wagner’s big Fire Sale is sure ly the greatest sale held in Water Valley. Don’t fail to attend it. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday. Mrs. Lallie Jennings is enter taing at the Herring her mother Mrs. Reynolds, and cousin, Miss Young, both of Aberdeen. Mrs. Katie McLeod Duddy, now of Charles C'ty, Iowa, ar rived in the city several days ago and will spend several weeks with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. M, McLecdandher many friends in the city. f. Thousands of yards Domes tic, Calicoes, Bed Tickings &c , &c., at way below cost and val ues at Wagner’s Fire Sale today, Monday and Tuesday. The m< mbers of Lamar Chapter, (J. C. D. are urged to attend the meeting to be held at the Elks’ Club next Tuesday. Business of the utmost importance in connec< tion with the entertainment of the State Chapter on May 5*6*7, is to be considered. Lieut. Eddie Backstrom landed in San Francisco a few days ago from Guam, via the Philippines -tnd Japan, and is expected home almost any day. Lieut. Back strom sailed about three years ago and has been in constant ser vice in Uncle Sam’s island pos sessions, earning an enviable rec ord for faithful and efficient ser vice. His host of friends feel a pardonable pride in his achiev inents and will give him a warm welcome home. Never before have our peopls had the opportunity of buying goods so much below their real value as now at Wagner’s Fire Sale and such'enterprise as is shown by them up to date. Wide* awake merchants merit patronage and succss. 1 Tno W. L. Doug'as shoe is the boston the market they can be found in the cheap cash store of Jacob Levy’s. Come one,com) all to Wagner’s Fire Sale—today, Monday and Tuesday. Don’t miss the chance of your life to get the best bar gains ever offered in Water Val ley. A CUPID AT LOCUST IHLL. Hood —W igner. A ceremony around which will loug cluster many sweet memories and tender sentiments was cel ebrated at Locust Hill, the,-home ot Mr. D. R. Wagner, Wednesday afternoon at three o’clock, when Mi's Kalista Wagner and Mr. Frazer Hood, formerly of Tupelo, now of Indianapolis, Ind., ware united in marriage. The cei emony was said by Rev. J. E. Hobson,a class mate of the groom, pastor of the Presbyterian Church of this city. Na'ure herself, with loving hands, helped to do honor to this occasion, by touching the lawn, t ie spreading trees and clamber* mg rose vines of Locust Hill witn springtime loveliness, a fit setting for the scene indoors, which was one of rare and fragrant beauty. The bridal party stood in the drawingroom, llie place of cer emony being the window embra sure embowered in palms and a background of green studded with Easter liliep. Overhead bung a massive floral wedding bell of car nations and roses, suspended by white satin ribbons running from the corners of the room. The mantles were massed with hydran ts, asparagus ferns and bride roses, and over the portals were festoons of smilax and ever greens. To the strains of Mendelsohns’ wedding march, rendered by Miss Elizabeth Leland. the groom en tered with his father, Capt. Hood, of Tupelo. while the bride came • eaning on the arm of her father Mr. D. JR. Wagner. She was attir* ed in full bridal toilette of white crepe di chine elaborately trim med in rpal lace and chiffon, the veil being held in place by a dia mond cross. She carried a show* ar boquet of lilies of the valley* The bride is the third daughter of Mr. ,T). R. Waguer, President of the Bank of Water Valley and nne of the best known business men of the stale, and a girl of rare charm of person and mind. The groom, who is of a fine Tupalo family, was educated at the Southwestern Presbyterian U ni versity, Clarksville, Tennessee, and later graduated at Johns Hop. kins and Yale, is now holding the chair of Ethics in Hanover college Indianapolis, Ind . and is a man of character in his profession. A reception to the limited num Oer of guests followed the cere mony, and throughout the house the same charm of decorative arrangement prevailed as in the drawingroom. In the halls and library, hyacinths and nar. cissus were grouped, while in the dining room and music room, cut glass, vases held bridesmaid roses in profusion; on the sideboard and mantels were azileas in pink and white. Mrs. Baroa Lelaud Sr. and Mrs. Henry Blackston presid ed in the dining-room, where buffet refreshments, consisting of lily ices aud heart shaped cakes, bearing the initials “WV’and UH.7’ werb served. The gilts displayed in the libra ry were unusually handsome, and embraced mauy. pieces in silver and cut glass,lin.in, hand decora ted china ami brie a.brae. Con spicuous by its elegance was the chest of hand embroidered linen given by the bride’s father, a com. plete set of silver frotn her broth ers and sisters, a cut glass punch bowl and point lace handkerchief from the groom’s sister,and a pair of dull gold bracelets, exquisite in workm inship, which were the biide’s mother’s. Many telegrams of congratula tioa from friends at a distance w re received during the after* noon. The out of town guests were; Capt. 0. H. Hood and Miss Hood, Tupelo, Mrs. B, 0. Goodrich, West Point, Capt. Frazer and Misses Leontine and Louise Fra zer, Columbus, and Mr. A. G. Wagner, Memphis, in whose hon or an elaborate luncheon was served at 12 30, preceding the ceremony. The bridal pertv departed at six o’clock for Tupelo, where they will be given a reception before leaving for their future home at Hanover. Mrs. C. A. Cost and son Orvi lle now of Chicago, were visiting taeir friend in Water Valley sev eral days of last week, OTHING TOO GOOD FOR OUR CUSTOMERS, We mean to to operate onr market on the plan of cleanliness and quality. The best meats we can procure, and the best service we can give. Everything fresh and clean. G. R. Wood & Co. Pome 86. McCarthy’s 0 d Stand WHITE’S CREAM VERMIFUGE Most In Quantity. — Best in Quality. For 20 Years Hat Led all Worm Remedies. \ I For Sale by T. A. Robinson. College Buildings Leased. Rev. W. M. McIntosh, Presi dent of the Woman’s College, Ox ford, has secured a lease on tbs Ha milton College building for ten years, and will open in Septem ber next a high class training school for boys. Mr. McIntosh is so well known that the mere fact of his name at the head of the institution will giye it character and is a guaran tee of success. He has given the directors a guarantee of fifty boarding pu pils on the opening of the school, and has assurance of a strong support. Water Valley will give Mr. Mc Intosh and his corps of instructors a cordial welcome, and the Pro gress congratulates the city on the certainty of a fine educational institution. Rev. Mr. Hobson Remains. An adjourned meeting of the North Mississippi Presbytery was held in the Water Valley church Tuesday for the consideration of business continued from the Gre nada session. Those present were, Rev. Mr. Milne, of College Hill Church, moderator; Rev. Mr. W. D. Hed dleston, of Oxford, acting clerk, R v. Messrs. T. W, Raymond and S. L. Grigsby, of Holly Springs, and Rev. J. E Hobson and Mr. R. F. Kimmous, of Water Valley. The pastoral relations of Rev. Mr. Milne and the College Hill Church were dissolved, Mr. Milne to continue in the work ot the Presbytery until the regular Fall session. The call of the Waco, Texas, C hurch for the pastoral services of Rev. Mr. Hobson was presented to the Presbytery and, alter careful consideration, was handed to Mr. Hobson with in structions to decline same. The delegates were hospitably cared for during their brief so journ in the city, and were warm ty thanked for retaining Mr. Hobson in Water Valley. To Hang Monday Sheriff Allen has completed ar raugments for executing Charlie Harris and Hansom Griffin, color ed, at Coffeeville Monday The execution will be strictly private, within the jail yard, and the trap will be sprung at eleven o ’ clock sharp. Some hcpes are still entertained of a commutation ofsentence in the case of Hansom Griffin, as tba governor is being strongly urged to grant it. Sheriff Allen will be assisted by Deputy Sheriff Charlie Doyle. It is often said that people do not know what real bargains are, but if you will watch the tremen dous crowds at Wagner’s big Fire Sale you will realize that they certainly do appreciate bargains that are bargains, and goods tout are being sold at way uuder value. Prominent Citizens Dead. Mr. William H. Cobb, a mem ber of one of the oldest and most esteemed Calhoun county fami lies, died at his home in Banner, of pneumonia, on the 10th, aged 43. Mr. Cobb was postmaster of Banner and one of her promU nent and most popular business men. He was the brother of Mr. J. L. Cobb, and leaves a widow and three children, who have the deepest sympathies of a wide circle of friends. The remains were laid to rest at Spring Hill cemetery Satur day afternoon, the 11th, Eev. Lee Linder officiating in the funeral services. Mrs, D. E. Kelly, one of the best known and most esteemed ladies of the county, died at the family home at Ooffeeville last Sunday night. Ernest, the 17 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. P. M. Duke, one of the oldest and most prominent familes of the Scobey neighbor hood, died last Saturday. Strawberry Shipments. The Yalobusha Fruit Co., the firm composed of Messrs. Fulmer, Mauldin & McBride, began Tues> day shipping strawberries from its 25-acre farm two miles north of town. Mr. Fulmer reports the pros* pects for the season as particular ly bright, and says they expect to ship from 2500 to 3000 crates of two dozen quart boxes, besides supplying the large home de mand. No returns of sales h:ve been leceived as yet, but quotations at present- range from $4 to $4.50 per crate. The fruit is large and sweet, of fine red color and de* licious flavor. I.C. OFFICIALS Inspected Water Valley Yards and Shops. Mr. I. G. Rawn, assistant to Mr. J. T. Harrahan, was in the city Wednesday in his special car. and with the assistance of Mr. J. G. Lorton, Supt. of the Tennessee Division, with headquarters at Pulton, Mr. Joseph Buker, Asst. Supt. Mcky. with headauarters at Chicago, and Mr. J. G, Neu. dorfer, Supt. of the Miss. Div., with headquarter^ at Water Val ley, made a thorough inspection of the yards and shops at this place. Mr. Rawn is the incubentofa place recently created, and his duties are to assist Mr. Harrahan m the general supervision over and managment of the entire I. O. system, with especial attention just now to the operating depart* ment. Wednesday was Mr. Hawn’s first visit to Water Valley, and was for the purpose of becoming accquainted with the local officials and men, as well as of inspecting the properties of the company. Nothing was given out regard- > i ng the future plans of the com* pany. Mr. Eugene Wagner has return ed to Princeton and Miss Cornne Wagner to Plainfield, N. J Ms Mr. T. J. Weatherly has return* ed from Vossburg, and his host of friends will be disappointed to that his health was not improved by his trip.