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Announcement. For Conor' S3. The ProsrrodB la authorized to an nounce J-ion. VV. B. HILL as a can di fir re-election to Congress trout triv, the Fourth District, sub ject to the action of the Democratic primaries. Oapt. Fred Waldron Is spend ing the week at Ford’s. Eastman Kodaks and supplies at Jobe's. Miss Ruth Dooley and Miss Stella Gillespie are recreating at Ford’s. All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cost. Wagner & Co. Miss Carrie Toney, of College Hill, is the guest of Mrs. G. L. Davidson. Four cottages for sale: newly equipped and conveniently situ ated. J. 8. Whithead. All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cost. Wagner & Co. Hon. B. T. Markatte, of Clarks dale, w is in the city Wednesday and Thursday, All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cost. . Wagner & Co. Mr. and Mrs. Jno. T. Nason have returned from a pleasant visit to the Fair. Kodaks $4.00 to $20.00; take oae to the World’s Fair. Jobe, the Jeweler. Marshall Rayburn effected his usual pay day round-up of crap shooters Tuesday night. Mrs. Jno.. G. Brown of Hat tiesburg, is visiting among Water Valley friends and relatives. The Progress 'for good work aud cheap priceh Mr. Edward Wagner came over from Memphis Thursday and will leave in a few days for the Fair. / Mrs. Sailie Bell and daughters, Misses Olyde and Irma, are spend ing the week with friends near Hatton, All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under r'osf. Wagner & Co. Mrs. J. W, Evans and children, of Memphis, have been the guests of Mrs. O. H. Garland for several days this week. Columbia phonographs and re cords at Jobe’s. I Mr. Harry Williams and family returned Tuesday from a pleas* ant visit of four weeks to vari ous points in Tennessee. The Progress and the Twice-a Week St. Louis Republic both one year, for $1.00. Mr. West Simmons left Tues day, via Memphis, for a trip of several weeks to Wichita Fails and other points in Texas. All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cost. Wagner & Co. Mrs. Maude Mauldin, of Mem phis, was the guest of her broth er, Mr. 0. G. Markette several days the first of the week. All onr Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cos*. Wagner & Co. Mr. A. W.Wood, of the Her" ring Hotel, departed Wednesday to join apirty of fri-uds in St. Louis and take in the Fair. As an advertising sobcm \ Ilar r^fc, Business College, Jacksor, Miss., is offering a few scholar ships at a big bargain. Write to thorn. Mr. T. H. Williamson, a sub" st.tntial farmer and good citizen from Panola county has removed to the Sylvarena home of Asses i*or Nolen and cast his fortunes in with those of the progrossivj pjo-, pie of Yalobusha, ' ' Fanners’ Instltnte and Pien The large crowd of representa tive citizens in attendance on the Faimers’Institute held last Sat' urday demonstrated conclusively that the people of this section are thoaroughly awake to the im portance of scientific farming and tljo advantages of diversified crops. There is no doubt that the li e'll - will give great impe tus to Uu„u_i,ug and stock rais ing in this vicinity. Owing to a mistake in arrange ment or a misunderstanding as to where the speaking would oe held the picnic was not ao suc cessful as it might have be*n, but the day was pleasantly and profit ably spent by all. School House Bonds Not Sold, After two months or more of negotiations and a searching in vestigation of the legal proceed ings leading up to the issue of $25,000 of bonds for the er jetioa of school houses, the Chicago firm of financiers has declined to buy the bonds, alleging as a rea son that the legislative enactment authorizing the April election was unconstitutional. The leghl point involved is close, and the attorney’s fer the Chicagoan’s may or may not be right The officials and the citizens generally are much disappointed at the result of the negotiations, but the matter w'l! not be drop ped because ot one adverse re port and failure, but will be pressed in another direction. The new school houses are much needed; the people want them and what the people want they get. Train Master A. R. Taylor re turned Tuesday from an enjoya ble holiday of several weeks at the seashore resorts of Virginia. You have no idea how little it costs to insure your building or furniture against fire. Call at the Progress office for rates. Assetsor W, A. Nolen has re moved to the city and with his littlH , Master Howard, has rooms at the residence of Mr. Will Wilton. Kodaks under 4x5 admitted free to the St. Louis Fair. Take one with you. $1.00 to $20.00. Jobe, the Jeweler. Supt. J. G. Neudorfer is ex pected to return today from a pleasant vacation of two weeks spent at various northern re sorts. All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cost. Wagner & Co. An interesting program has been arranged for the Children’s Day services at Wood St. Church tomorrow morning. The public cordially invited, Order your phonograph records through us and save the Express charges, Jobe, the Jeweler. Foreman Will J, King depart ed Sunday to attend the National Association of Master Black smiths, in session this week in Evansville, Ind. Reliable fire insurance at the lowest possible rates, Call at the Progress office. Mr. S. J. French, a well konwn resident of the northern portion of town, died Sunday. The re mains were laid to rest at the Camp Ground Oemetary Monday afternoon. New line of umbrellas and fan cy p*rasol?, guaranteed goods, at Jobe’s the Jeweler. Mr. Harry Cahill, of St. Paul, Miuu., spent several days in our city this week, visiting his un cle Mr. James Cahill and other relatives. Mr. Cahill is studying for the priesthood. All our Summer Dress Goods at cost and under cost. Wagner & Co. Folding pocket kod iks, no trouble to carry. Load in day light. Jobe, the Jeweler, Mr- E. H. Shoffuer aifd family were down from Memphis several days of the week, Mrs Sue Oonner and daughter, Miss Kate Oonner, are among the visitors to the Fair, Columbus, the 10 year old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Bennett, is quite ill with typhoid. The cosey cottage of Mr. John Oahill on Simmons street is rapidly nearing completion. Yocona Mills shipped 200 bales of wrapping twine last week and is receiving large orders almost every day, Misses Maggie and Janie Scan lon, of Memphis, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Christy last week. \ Miss Julia Herring, the pretty and attractive daughter of Capt. and Mrs. Robert Herring, has been quite ill for several days. Mr. J. B. Rogers came home from the delta Wednesday morn ing suffering with malaria and is confined to his room with fever. The ice cream festival held in the church park Thursday night for the benefit of the Wood street Parsonage was a pleasant and sue cessful affair. Attention is directed to the large ad of Wagner & Co. in this issue. You know that when Wagner says bargains it means bargains: so, it is worth your while to go and investigate, The Progress is requested to state that services will be held at the Presbyterian church to morrow morning at 11 o'clock. No evening service. The Progress hae arranged to print in its issue of next week the proceedings in the notification of Judge Parker, the Democratic nominee for President, also the famous speech of John Sharp Williams. * A pleasant party, made up of Mr. J. W. Spooner, Mrs. Z. It. Stevenson, Misse% Lilia and Ma mie Stevenson, Anna Brown, Bet tie Boyd and Brooks Boyd, de parted Tuesday for a week at the great St. Louis Fair. Out glass and sterling silver ware for June weddings at Jobe’sT the Jeweler. Mr. D. W. Longstreet, assistant general freight agent of the Y. & M. Y. with headquarters at Louis ville, was in the city Tuesday with a party of high freight of ficials. The party was traveling In two private coaches and was making a leisurely trip over the southern lines. Presiding Elder J. W. Bell and family will leave early in the coming week for Grenada, where they have leased a cottage near the Methodist College and will send their daughters to the school. It is not known if the district parsonage in the eastern portion of this city will be rented by Mr. Bell or locked up until his successor is chosen at the De cember Conference. Mr. Kell and family have many friends in the city who wish them much happi nessin Grenada. Mr. C. G. Markette, acppmpan ied by Dr. J. C. Armstrong and Mr. J. L. Kirby, departed Thurs day for Chicago, where he will have expert treatment for a stom ach disorder. Quite a number of friends were at the station to wish him a quick recovery and a speedy return home. Marshal Rayburn received a tel egram Thursday afternoon from Sheriff Price announcing the cap ture at Omaha, Nebraska, .of Wal ter Williams and John Fuililove, both colored. Williams is want ed for an infamous crime com mitted in Lafayette county some two we**ks ago, and Fuililove is wanted for a lurglary committed here something more than a month ago. Sheriff Price and Marshall Rayburn have been close on the trail of the fugitives for some days, and both are being congratulated on running them down. Capt. Price is expected to arrive with his prisoners this morning. A GOOD SUPPLY of pills, powders an-l oth<»r medi cines is always to ho found in our establishment. ' When we say “good’’ we not only mra i a large quantity, but also that the quality is right. The value of a medicine de pends largely on its purity. That is one thing on which we pride ourselves. You may rest assure ’ that if your physician gives you the proper prescription, our rem edies will have the desired effect. It is certainly better to get wis dom thin gold, and to take our medicine than be sick. Spencer 8c Jennings, Prescription i>rug^sts. , WATER VALLEY, MISS All our Summer Dress G >ods at cost and und r cost. Wagner & Co. Tooth Brushes It is not really an economy to buy any but the very best tooth brush. Who wants to get a mouthful of bristles every time they clean their teeth as a result of trying to save a few pennies on first cost? Our tooth brushes are the CLING BRISTLE KIND. Every one made to keep its Bristles until the brush wears out—which meaus a long time. You will appreciate our tooth brushes more if you have been using the ordinary bind. A special leader is a krush that we sell for 25c. Robinson 6t Williams Drug Co. Teachers’Examinations The Pall examinations for teachers will be held in Septem ber, 1904, as follows: For white teachers, in Water Valley, September 2 and 3, and in Ooffeeville, Sept. 16 and 17. For colored teachers, in Water Valley, Sept 16 and 17, and|in Coffeeville, Sept. 23 and 24. J. jB. Hodnetf, County Supt. Education. Notice of First Meeting of Creditors. In the District Court of the Uni ted States for the Western Di vision of Northern District of Mississippi. In Bankruptcy. Office of B. X. Markette, Referee Clarksbale, Miss, in the matter of Barr & Barr, a firm composed of Max Barr aud Martin Barr, Bankrupt, To the creditors of Barr & Barr, of Water Valley, iu the County of Yalobusha, and District, afore said, a bankrupt: Notice is hereby given that ou the 12th of August A. D. 1904, the said Barr & Barr was duly adjudicated a bankrupt, aad that the first meeting of creditors will be held in the Circuit Clerk’s office in Water Valley ou the 29th day of Aug., 1904, A. D. at 2 o’clock in the p.m., at which time the said creditors may intend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and transact such other business as maf properly come before it. Aug. ISith 1904. B. T. Markktte, Referee in Ban fcruptcy. I Tourist Rates The Frisco System will issue, during the summer mouths, Tou rist round trio tickets to various resorts anb locations—the Moun tains, Lakes and Seashore, at greatly reduced rates, with ample return limit. Call on nearest agent or, ad dress, Passenger Traffic Dept. Saint Louis World’s Fair Visitors. The pavilion erected by the Frisco-Rock Island System at Maiu Entrance of World’s Fair is surely a place of no little interest, in fact it is ono of the many at tractions. Visitors to the World’s Fair are cordially invited to inspect the Frisco-liock Island System build ing. Here will be found a place of rest, courteous attention, besides there will be distributed, free ot cost, souvenirs and descriptive literature of the great Southwest. The reader will overlook a very important attraction in case of failure to visit the Frisco-Rock Island System pavilion. Remember, Main Entrance of World’ Fair. University of Mississippi. ✓ _ Twenty-six schools offer cour ses in Science, Liteature and the Arts, and professional courses in Law, Electrical Engineering, Civil engineering and Mining Engineering, Education, Medi* cine Tuition Free to men and worn1 en, except of courses in Law and Medicine. All expenses very low. Attractive location. Per sect sanitation. Complete water, sewer, lighting and heating sys tems. Purest deep well water used. (Treatl.v enlarged ^cientine equipment, and new buildings. Admirable arrangements for women students in Woman’s Hall. New boarding II til for mei. Special opportunities for students of limited means. Sssion of 1904 -5 opens Septem ber 22, 1904. Summer term, 1095 opens June, 13. FO'1 catalouges or bulletins of special v formation, address. R. O. FULTON, Chancellor. U uversity, Miss. The Progress and Home and Farm, both one year, for $1.00. Ask for t'ne Progress * great clubbing offer All our Summer Dress Goods it cost aud under cost. Waguer & Co, The Progress Office for Note, L-tter and Bill tie t Is And Commercial Printing.