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WERE HAZY ON GEOGRAPHY.
Australians Had Queer ideas as to Hsw to Reach Africa. It is a foregone conclusion to the American schoolboy that the man who trie; to walk anywhere from Australia is doomed to a wetting; hut to some Australians, whom the author of “In Search of F.l Dorado" met’ the obvious was not so appar ent. “Say, boss; said one of them, : suddenly, “how far is It to the war;" “South Africa is about l.Oiit) milts from here. Are you thinking of going?” “Well, some of the hoys was talk ing that way, but none of us knew the country, or whelhei the track was to sunrise or sundown.” “Africa is west from here.” “Is there enough water fqr homes on Hie trail?" • “Man! You cross the ocean.” “Well, | reckon old Jovlmrse, hc-re, can cross anything; but it bears me to know bow a teller can carry tucker lor all that distance. I suppose then is plenty of stations on the road, though?” The traveler - who was supplying the • information sohghl for an ex planation which won let eoii\e\ mean ing, and found it noi - ; hut a sudden sandstorm turned their thoughts from the subject.— Youth's (oiu ■'papioii. WHAT SHE FEARS “A woman is always nfraid to tell her age." ’ "She isn't so much afraid to tell it aa sbe is that some other woman wilt tell it first.” BIG FISH OF THE GULF. Two black grouper . or warsaw. which had been jerked ITom He wa ters ot the Hull ol Ml'.vicq the olhi'l day Were brought to the city on ‘hoard the I’ilol, says the Pensacola Journal. The lish were monsters, two of them tipping the beam at pounds, while another which bad been caught at the same lime ran the total tisli tlesh on hoard the ves • sel for the time being up to the 500- pound mark. * The two big specimens which (he zoologist would refer to as being the species of Kpinejhelus uigritiis, hut which are more commonly and more familiarly known lo the average Floridan us the jewlisli, were hung in front of a business house alt Hu* early part of the morning, and hun dreds ot people stopped and looked them over. NEW VIEW OF NERO. During a recitation in historv in a Baltimore public school, Hie teadim once pul the question: 1 “Who was Nero?” “I don't know exactly, ma'am,' said the pupil addressed, a girl of ten. “But 1 think he’s the one they Sings about in Sunday school.” 1 “In Sunday school!” repealed the teacher, nnah|e to recall aiu re (igious music having Nero as its theme. “What cjo you mean?” Don t you know the liviuu, nia mu.' asked the girl, surprised. It’s ‘Nero, Mv Hod, to Time ’ " i COLD CANNOT HURT WATCHES. M hen a mans watch g( s wrong in winter he is apt. to think it is be cause Hie cold has affected it,” said a jeweler. ' “It used to be so because the cold contracted'the metal of the delicate! balance wheel. But now this wheel Is made partly of brass and partly of steel, like the compensation pendu lum in a clock. These metals have apposite expansibilities and the re sult is that the balance wheel is al ways Of the same size and rims with the same speed in all kinds of weath er and the cold does not: affect it.” TO BE AVOIDED. “An actor should lose himself in his'part, shouldn’t he?” ! “Yes,” answered Mr. Storming ton Barnes. “But, it shouldn’t be (tarried too far. Many of us lose r elves in our parts so completely 5,. : he mthlic can’t sec us at all.” SILK SUPPLY OF SPILL.Li. Three Colors of the Fine Fabric Se creted by the Insect. The spider is able to secrete at least three colors of silk stuff- -the white, which forms the web ami the' cuswatlumi lit of captives and the cue; cocoon: the brown mass that tills dm ro.onn interior ami the (los sy ydlow between that and the in side of Hie sac. -ays a writer in ftarprs Magazine. The “lands end in minute duets which empty into spinning spools regularly ar raii ~! along the sides and upon the tops of the six spinnerets or “spin n i nin in a Is” or "spinning iin gers, ’ whidi art. placed just beneath the apex of the abdomen. The oin u* rei are movable and can lie thing wide apart or pti-died eloselv together and the spinning spools can be man aged in tlie same wav. Th.e di. ■ are enfolded in muscular 1 1 ■.■nr. p res .u ire upon wtiii b at the u T of tbc spider forces ; the liijii and I'di through the duel into i the sjMol, win m e ii i.■ -■ tics as a mi : mite tll.mu :it, since it hardens upon eontai i with the air. <bie thread as seen in a web may be made up of a uuiulk rof the Ii laments and is formed by pulling the tips of the spools together as the lipoid jets-are I forced out of the.duels. When the spinnerets are joined and a number <d the spools are emp tied at once (heir contents merge and the sheets or ribbons are formed which one si-es ill the eusivatliemenf of a captive or the making of Argiope s central shield. This deli cate maehiuery the owner operates with ulmost skill, bringing into play now one part and now anoiher and | again (be whole with unfailing deft ness and a masterv complete, BELIEF IN FAIRIES. A ycjuug lady recently consulted me. as a specialist, on the problem of the existence of bad fairies, writes Andrew Lang, in Hie Chicago Amer ican. As she had oniv seen four summers, 1 replied that onlv good fairies have a place in the scheme of things which we call nature. The existence of fairies is occa sionally called in question bv (he lit tle girls of a skeptical age. Lillie hoys appear to be unconcerned with i (In' subject; their thoughts are en j tircly occupied by macbhierv, ! motors, telephones and steam en gines, ami if they chance to be timid their imagination can create no noc turnal terror more interesting titan the figure of the common burglar, lo reassure them, I am accustomed to say that there are no such things as burglars, adding the acceptable argument that I never saw a burglar, ami never knew any person who did i see one. This argument u-uallv re assures the infant rationalist; i though, speaking as a logician, I do | 1101 think so highly of ii as some i philosophers. IN THE FAMILY, j l '* ' ' j ; He Ain’t yon a title afraid to trust I ourselves on tills treacherous ice? j She Not, a bit; I guess I take after i father in that respect. Ho belongs lo j the ice trust, you know. MAKES A DIFFERENCE. W lien I see a man and woman epler my office together I can tell at onee which one is to he the patient by the way they act,’ said a dentist a few days ago. “If the man is to have a tooth pulled or filled, be slips up and looks all around as if he had the ague and says in a, soft voice; “ M think one of my teeth needs a little of your attention.’ “ff the woman is the om' who has j been suffering, the man walks brave ly up and says: “ ‘.My wife wants a tooth pulled.’” BUSINESS ON A SAFE BASIS. Customer—How much for that suit of clothes if I pay each ? Tailor—Forty dollars. Customer —flow much on credit? -Tailor—Eighty dollars, half of it down. r ( iYCt.ce cf Dissoluti.cc of Co= Partnership. \ _ I Notice is given hereby, to whom it may concern that the mercantile than, a co-par ten# hip heretofore ex isting between ('. L. Nutt ami E. B. McDowell at Philadelphia-Missfss ippi, under the linn name of C. L, Nutt ami Company, is this day dis solved hy mutual consent. Nutt i having .acquired by purchase the entire interest in said husinesss. By the terms of dissolution C. L. Nutt assumes to pay nil debts out standing against the business and is solely entitled to collect the debts out-standing in favor of the firm. Witness mir signatures this the June A. D. I dud. C. !., Nutt. K. I!. McDowell. A Nighl Killer’s Kind. The worst night riders are cal- ; iomul, croton oil or aloes pills.; They raid your bed to rob you ■ of rest Not so with I h\ King's, New Life Pills. They never distress or inconvenience, but al ways cleanse (he system, curing colds. Headache, Constipation, ; Malaria, doe. at Mars Pros. 1 CoiTimissioner’s Sale. The Plat** of Mississippi, f Ni - hoha ('otiii ty. I .) <' Mcßeath. f Mrs M C Hen-on, \ B.'i virtue of a decree of the Chau- ! | eery Court of-aid County rendered i , ill then hove sty led ea n-e outlie 11th ■ day of May, A. I). IHIID at 111 • May I Term, A. 1) IDOD of sa id Court, I, the, | uudt rsigiied. duly appointed Special | < ‘ommlssitliter of sml Ccun, will, on 1 !I he dtli day of ,1 uly, A. I*. I non. he- 1 i tween the limit's of eleven o'clock A. i !M, and four o'clock I*. M., soli at' | Bliilahelphia. Mississippi, in said, ; \i shoha County, to the highest hid- , pier or hidders for Cash, the follow-1 j described real estate, situated in the j j County of Neshoba, in tin* State of I I Mississippi, to-wit; N. K l-tot'S. E. 1 I I-•), Sec. 8, T 9, I! 1(1, East, Said Sale! I will he made to satisfy a decree of j | Si*id Court for !pTil.;T> ami all cost in 1 • thf above ,-ty<al cause, I Dale 1 this the kith day of May, A. ' i I>. IDL'D. I' 11 Dew ccs, Spccial ( 'ommissioncr.: t--- - —; 1 respass Notice i Notice is hereby given to all per isons md to trespass on any of the i hinds owned hy Watrons A Snyder D is not the Wish of the company to deal h.irsiily with any one hut all i trespass must cease. I'. M. \\ erk heiser, Agent. C haneery Su m mo ns. I he State ol Mississippi, To New Orleans Heal Estate Mort j gage Cos. and Dectner Manufactur ing Cos. | Vou arc commanded to appear be lolv the Chancery Court of the i r,,ul ".' (ll ' Ncsho.la in said State, on I he 2nd Moiday ill .1 uly A. I>. 1 1)09, t : nil ''S to (blend the suit in said Court '" 1( ' Hay, et. al.. wherein you are ' Delemlanls. Ibis lot h day of ,J une, A. I >. Hip;) E, B. Dewees. Clerk | j HOMESTEAD NOTICE. I 1 . s. Land Ofliceat .lacksoni, Mi-s ) ! , _ May 21. I!)()(), "(j j iVot,(,f! is 11p|,,,|, .v given that I,coni- 1 I diis i.-fuMurry, of Etlinhiirg, Miss i M-reli 7, lilill, made Homo" I Mead entry, No. :i!)TU). Serial \„ ! for ll| (- NGof N EL,, am.’shV ;; i.iiiul NEI-4 ofsE 1 -I, Section | •I. ownship 12 North, Hange m East, Choctaw Meridian, has filed notice of intention to nmkc b’lual (iv.-ycar Proof, to establish claim to ! th(! land above described, before thy ' t lerk of the Chancery Court of Ncslmhu County, at Philadelphia,', Miss., on tne iird day of July, 1909. ' 1 Claimant names as witnesses; S. S. Burks, J, N, Shumaker. .1. ('. I Rushing, and (!. L. Mc.Murrv All of i j Edinburg, Miss. ' L. a C. T,nmr, Hcgistcr. - ' ■■■■— ■ -* • ► Methodical Lire. I A well-known am) highly prosperous 1 business min of Boston who died the , other day attributed ids Success t„ his | methodical life, u was carried out to I 't' iast foment of his eventful career 1 e was 6K years old. Ho died on the sixth day of the month at six minutes Mlcr six o'clock. His last hinhdav was observed six months before hla death. <■"' 1 1;’ y it . !•••• , , i ~ . "M' .'• •. fua• •al i },., i > , j t w;; r:i ■; t. of a ... .• i, sen i..km ) Co'ie Lite lUO,OOO Yetirs Ago. i Scientists have found in a : cave in Switzerland bones of men. who lived 100.000 years ago, when life was in constant danger from wild boasts. To day the danger, as shown by A ■ jW. Brown of Alexander, Me., is largely from deadly disease. "If it had not been for Dr. 1 King’s New Discovery, which cured me, I could not have lived”, he writes, “suffering as i ! did from a severe lung triable land stubborn cough.” To cure Sore Lungs, Colds, obstinate I Coughs, and prevent Pneumon ia, its the best medicine on i 1 earth. NOe and SI.OO. Guaran teed by Mars Bros. Trial bottle , free. Sheriff Sale. State of Mississippi. I. Neshoha ('onuly. J By virtue of niitlmi ithy vested in ] me lioin an execution issued hy 11. A. Huston, Clerk of Circuit Court of said County and State on mi enrol led judgement against McKay-Bur- | ricrCo. Principal, and W. I). Hitt I ami J. W. Spears sureties for the sum of Fifty one ami ninety five 100 i i.jiel Do) Dollars and cost of said (judgement being in favor of West ern Cuiou Cnrtrldgc Company, and 1 rendered on the lath day of January at the January term 10UV) of the ( ir eiiit ('ourt. 1 will on Monday the 19th day of July IDO9 in front of the Court-house door in the town of Philadelphia,: .Mississippi within legal hours offer for sale to Hie highest and best bid der foreash the following described property, to wit:- Lots No, 2Sr in Block 1 in S. E Div. of tii i town of Philadelphia, Mississippi, Bealls Survey. Said property levyed on as the property of W. I), Ji j' t and will he sold to satisfy said judgement and all cost, this Jnne 2:!rd IDG). I*. C Moore, Shorin'. Sot's IWol her Grow Vtuntg. "U would be hard to overstate the wonderful change in mv mother since she began to use ' Lletric Bitters,” writes Mrs. W. L. Gilpatrick of Donforth Me. "Although past 70 she seems really to bo growing young again. She suffered untold | misery from dyspepsia for 20 years. At least she could gei ! bier eat, drink nor sleep. Doe | tors gave her up and all reme dies failed till Electric Bitters worked such wonders for her health." They invigorate all vital | organs, cure Liver and Kidney j troubles, induce sleep, impart strength and appetite. Only 50e | at Mars Bros. ! Sheriff Sale. ' St,-i te of AlissiMsu’ppi, t Neshoba County, i By virtue of authority vested in me from an execution issued on the -Ith (lay ol IVhuarv Idi dM - )1 \ Huston, Clerk of the Circuit Court ; "f said county and Mate jjiulgmnciit again., MeK, lv Barrier AM. Principal and W. D. Hilt and d.W. hpcars sureties fur the s„,i. i ;>f MM.tl" and ee.-t. Saitl judgement i l 'mg m favor of A. J.Ly.,,, , v | mid rendered at the January te,,,, ot the Circuit Court i'.Ki'J. 1 will on Monday thu 18M,.,1ay of July IDUD m liont of the Court-house door in I ll:, ‘ H'own of Philadelphia, Miss..! witluu legal hours (.Her for sale to tile highest, and best bidder for easlit hefollowiugd escribed pro’iert v, fo-witLots 2 and ;i i„ Bleeks I h,i the s. E Division of the town of 1 hi lad. Iplfia, Miss., Bealls Survey. Said property leveyed on as the property of \V. I). Hitt, and will be sold to satisfy sa id judgement and i* 11 r*ost Tliis.Jmie 2iU , (l. I'jt.D. H. G. Moore. Sheri IV. ♦ -• ►- 4 ■■■ - Tortmed On A Horse. ‘,‘For ten years I couldn’t ride I a llorHe without being in torture from piles,” writes L. S. Napier of Ru gless,Ky., “when all doc tors and other remedies failed, jßucklen’s Arnica Salve cured me.” infallible for Piles, Burns Scalps, Cuts, Boils, Fever-Sores li.czema. Corns. 26c.-Guaran teed by Mars Bros. School Fund iiepe i ' Die Bounty has funds to p „ y ()ir ab school warrants issued idoh '<, E- L. Bryan, Cos. Biipt. i ' I I See About It Now. I I ' S K to You have a lot of worn shoes and per- W W chance some good harness which need rjj W just a bit of repair. Just gather them Pj ft] up and bring them to me and I will pi repair them for you. Ido all kinds of m |j] leather repair work and make my work R m give satisfaction, 1 | R. E. HORNE, | | .Jjfl j[Jij McKinney Building, Philadelphia, Miss. jW i If 1-rarr.TmuJWßireiaiweir. xkwmw mm wnroc wm m iww^iMunMmmiH.wnw -at t 7 T'jr.'WK°®K% wnK I! ** Coffins a,1 and Caskets I | I I will sell anything in a Complete Line of ij ij I ('olr insa ml Caskets, ulso Ladies’a ml Gcnf.A in 1 ...BURIAL R 0885... ij | ’ I’ll! >.M IT AND GAHFTTI. ATTHN ITK >.N TO A I,!. Oh’DKiiS -8 :_■ .. s(>i.i> it v I W. If. W KH IS, || Xoxaoatkh, - - - - - Miss. I *imamrsrnvr&sMm. rwssiCßSia• unsttm&ix. tozoiks. MmeuMOfmu4utsr}.•a^msuxc&uasMmmvs inmnniwiiUiii^ —wr-r4iw ■■■■m amiii. u. ‘mcr-Ki.-waifcjjupu■ hii iiumii *■ t WMWMBMwwub——w—umjojj f7£f E WOOD! ' SP Ci AL SUMMER PRICES—2S GENTS OFF ON EACH CORDON ORDTR3 OF 4 OR MORE FOR DE LIVERY 3Y SEPTEMBER IST. CALL PHONE NO. 10. A. J. & H. B. HUTCHINSON - m „ m - mm, m t— -_ L -„ j, t m )rrM ._. __ Kver> Community needs a first class Drug Store. You never know at what. ; hour you may be doper ate ly in need of one of the thousands of things, such a place must keep to be first class. 'Mien evert Sling- in such a store must be fresh and pure. No dead drugs, that are powerless as curative agencies, and fail you in time of need. Osir ciSort is towards giving Philadelphia and tSi is community as good Drug facilities as can be hail any where. Cadenhead’s Drug Store. Wanted to I .ease. Any oiin wiitin ix tn Ihii£6 or ]*f>- lease any of the open lands of the Dr. Mini- Mfg. Cos. for I anil, ran do so by applying to M. Workhe.iser, Land A:Timber Act. Administrator’s Notice. State of Mississippi, ) Neshooba Connty. ( I’" all persons having Haims against the estate nf \V. T P. Warren, De ceased ; \on will probate and register the ’ same with the Chancery Clerk ofi said county and state within one I year from the date liereof. A faipire to probate and register any claim within said time will for ever liar the payment of the same. This the 22nd day of May, A D 1000. W. A. Stock ton, Administrator. I ... Spectacles, Get a fit. Fyes 1 ested Free. Call and See W. M. Dansby XHe Jeweler MONEY TO LOAN On Improved f*ea? Estate !ii Tim Town of Philadelphia. S PHR CENT INTEREST OM-W 3’fl V ilH'ilt S. Earl S Richardson. —■* ■> •**>- _ Spring Jewelry. A ring: fnr the baby, A watch for the lady, A fob for the man, And everything grand, ! or all, young or old Made of the purest gold. Cad and see our line before you buy w. \I. I ) ansby .> n tel 111 iri her tSt Jeweler *'• ' f**~- *H -ixi ... ROBERT H. OULLY, DENTIST. 01-MCE, OVER JIARs BROS Philadelphia, Mi**. I'm tal work lit reasonable p r ic„ s . Notice. *"Me la hereby given to all real ' ~ram lt cl ean up ami make nor premises as suntary as possy This notice is specially directed to rrsulonu of the various towns and thickly Ht ‘ u lecl comm unities thr oughout the county. It J Rush M. D. County Health O ftlop ~ —■ *■ -f 1 ax Notice. AH persons who, have not [ J!url street; tax are hereby notified to come for-' wai ' d H " d settle same at; onc, ‘ f,r 1 shall have to col h’rt tlio same by law. A. A. Myers, T. C. Tmvll of PhiUulelpUia.