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Q DEMOCRAT LOCALS v J H. L. Austin was atStallo on business Saturday. The Meridian Presbytery lias been in session here the past two days. Hon. S. A. Witherspoon passed through here Tues day on his way to Carthage court. Attorneys C. E. Wilson and J. M. Wadsworth at tended court at Carthage o this week. Mr. Clayton Catledge and Miss Sadie Seale were quiet ly married last Thursday night. Dr. and Mrs. M. E. Cole were down from Coffadeliah Tuesday, the guests of Supt. Bryan and family. Mr. J. K. Sanders, and family, of Laurel Hill, visited here the first of this week, the guests of relatives. Mr. I). N. Smith has re ceived his new motor cycle and will soon be carrying the mail b} r gasoline power. Judge J. R. Byrd, District Attorney J. R. East and Stenographer C. H, Newman passed through town Sun day enroute to Carthage where circuit court is in ses sion this week. The Confederate reunion will be held this year fit Mo bile beginning on the 20th of this month. The old soldiers on this railroad will leave here on the 2:20 even ing train in order to reach Mobile that night. The morning train goes no furth er than Laurel. Because of the fact that the commencement sermon of the Philadelphia Graded School will be preached here Sunday, the unveiling of the monument erected to the memory of Sov. D. I). Spears has been postponed until the fourth Sunday in May. G. W. Mars, C. C. Rev. Mr. Eddins conduct ed the chapel exercises at the school Tuesday morning. Prof. Bell was present and spoke to the student body. This was the program as ar ranged; but Senator Breland and Snpt. Bryan being pres ent they were called upon and delivered short talks to the body. What was thought to be a mad dog made his appear ance on the streets here Fri day evening and engaged quite a lot of dogs before he thought to leave the town. Asa result of his little es caped, there has been a thin ning out of the dog family here since that day. The many friends of the family will be pained to learn of the accidental death of Mr. Grover Doner, son of Mr. George Doner, formerly <f this county. Mr. Doner had gone to Meridian with an ox team and was return ing to his home at Collins ville, and in some way was caught under the heavily beaded wagon and crushed to death. Chancery Clerk B. F. De Wees went with the school representatives to Pontotoc am] took in the field day exercises. He is well pleased with hie outing. pi Ihof. R. H. Pate of Jack- Son will lecture here next I rid ay night. His new lec ture, The South in History am] in \\ ar, is his hest. Prof. Pate is a brilliant speaker, it will do you good / p“' • to hear this lecture. We are anxious to have a good house. All of the old sol diers in the community to hear it. 1 hey are admitted free. The lecture is given under the auspices of the school. Prof. A. S. McClendon and several representatives of the school here were present ami participated in the field day exercises at Pontotoc last Friday. The pupils who competed for the prizes of fered gave a good account of themselves, coming away with five trophies, two first prizes, two second prizes and one third prize. The prize winners were, Grady Hays, first prize for high jump; Bu ford Fulton, first prize for shot put; Nolan Harmon, second prize for hundred yard dash, Edgar Jay a 17. o() medal for declama tion, Miss \ erna Peebles in Elocution. They all say they never met a more social, big-heart ed people than those of Pon totoc. A fine school spirit as well. Prof. Bell, of the Univers ity of Mississippi, was here Monday evening and inspect ed the school, it being affili ated with the University and other state institutions. He seemed to be well pleased with everything connected with the school, and in an address to the school Tues day morning, advised all boys and girls here to remain in school here until the full course is completed. Prof. Bell seems to know his busi ness when it comes to look ing - after high schools. Mr. Fridge, of Ellisville, is here this week in the inter est of the Knights of the Maccabees of the World, and has succeeded in securing a good large membership. This is one of the oldest and best fraternal insurance or ganizations of the country, being more than twenty-five years old and has a large surplus accumulated to keep down the premium rates and assure the prompt payment of claims. While this order is practically unknown here, it is the only insurance or ganization that has any funds invested in our local securities, the municipal school bonds belong to the order. To Farmers, We now have our new switch board installed and can take care of your lines for you. We had this switch board equiped with drops especially prepared for farmer line use. Our rate is $3.00 per telephone for each and every telephone on the line for one year in advance. Exchange at Philadelphia switch board. Central Miss., Telephone Cos., by W. 11. Woodward, Gen. Mgr. Among the teachers who made us a call were Miss Hadley, Miss Gertrude Stripling and Miss Pe den. Hie Democrat may out one day late next week, because the force is expecting to attend the school exercises on our next is sue day. Services at baptist church Sun day night by Presbyterian Preacher. Hiere will he two services at < arolina church 3rd Sunday in May by Presbyterian Preacher. Hr. S. A. Majure attended the State Medical Associa tion at Oxford last week. For the Celebrated Alt mans voile skirts go to 1). Kasdans as you will find to suit you and purse. Miss Emma Shropshire of Houston Texas wishes to announce to the public that she is now ready to do any thing in the line of dress making. Kates reasonable. Stationed in Mrs. W. H. Sikes store. Eo r up-to-date Men’s, young Men's and Hoys suits go to 1). Kasdans store you will find the best styles and low prices. School Fund Here. Hie State Distribution has come. I can now issue on your reports- F. L. Bryan, Cos. tnipt. If you want the newest thing in dress goods see us before you buy. Henderson-Molpns Cos. Lens adjusted to suit the eyes, or frames repiared, all work guaranteed. V. B. Smith, Philadelphia Miss. If it is atypewriter ribbon or carbon paper you want we have them. When in need of a Range or Stove dont fail to see the “Princes” fit Spivey-Ross Hdw. Cos. Call and see our hats be fore giving an order for one. It will be to your advantage. Mars Bros. Call at Spivey-Ross Hdw. Cos. for cots, Iron and wood beds. Doors and sash of all sizes at Spivey-Ross Hdw. Cos. Our hats are new, nobby and reasonable in price. Mars Bros. You can save half your time and do as good work by using one of the double shovels Sold by Spivey-Ross Hdw. Cos. For good Unit road machine see J. C. Payne, Philadelphia, Route 5. Eggs. From S. C. Brown Leg horns. Thornhill strain. Heavy layers, Lay well during cold w inter months. Prices f. o. b. Burnside re duced to |I.OO fier 15, •f 1.75 per 30. Local chea per. Eggs carefully selected and safe delivery guaran teed. No stock for sale at present. Saveli Bros. Rout 2 Plattsburg, Miss. Don’t fail to see our line of up- to-d ate Mi 11 i nery. Mars Bros. Mr. Warren Johnson and family are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Robert here. The State Teachers’ Association. The regular Annual Meeting of the State Teachers Association will be held in Meridian April 28, 29,and 30 1910. In fiie opinion of our leading educators, this will be the largest and best meeting in the history of the association. Every county in the State will be represented by a large number of teachers. The railroads in order to acco modate the teachers of the State have reduced the rates to one fare plus twentyfive cents. The cost ot attending will be small in comparison with the good re sults achieved. Some of the most vital topics along educational lines will be thoroughly discuss ed by the ablest men of this and other States. Dr. Knapp, who is regarded as one of the best, lect ures on agriculture in the State will be there. Would we not be benefitfed by hearing him? Can the teacher who asks for a better salary afford to not go? Can he ask his school to supolement him next session if he fails to attend this and other similar meetings? Is it not a duty you owe to your self, county and state and above all to those whose future you will be held largely responsible? Let us all go and be benefitfed. Yours in the work. F. L. Brvan. If you want comfort get the I’actricana Shoe at Hen derson-Molpns Cos. Onion sets 5 cents per qt. Henderson-Molpus ( \>. See our hoys suits, new line, fancy patenis. Henderson-Molpus Cos. Just Received the Eclips shoe special line for men nice styles and comfortable stop to see them at I) Kas dans store. Special bargains in men’s and boy’s suits, Henderson-Molpus Cos. For nice millinery at low est prices go to 1). Kasdans store. We have just received a car of Kentucky Delight Stoves and Wrought Iron Ranges, also some Cherokee Ranges which we will he able to sell at attractive prices. Be sure and see ours before buy ing elsewhere. Mars Bros. FOR SALE—Wood mill, team wagon and everything complete. Reason for selling is to change business. 11. B. Huch ison, Rhiladelphia, Miss. We will stand black Can adian and Pnrchan horse Caley at Edinburg during the season, come any day, and you will ffud hin at his place. Shoemaker & Hooper, Edinburg. Miss. Bargains in embroidery and lace. Hend e rson - Mol du s Cos. Notice. After we finish looking over the work of the eighth grade pupils notice will be given of those who pass. There were quite a number of papers to grade. There fore, it requires sometime for the work. F. L. Bryan, Cos. Supt. See our dress goods before you buy. Hendersou-Molpus Cos. For Sale — l 2% ox wagon in good condition see H. B. Hutchison. 4t 14 "Ml MR. FARMER Cotton Belt Fertilizers i r Furnish you genuine Plant Food * in available form, suited to the needs of all crops. If By the in- - telligent and liberal use of our * Fertilizers you can double the , yield per acre of all crops, there- L by realizing greater profits. If Write for booklet on the sub- | ject of scientific farming. Insist $ on yourdealersupplyingyou with si COTTON BELT FERTILIZERS. IfOur goods carry high analyses .1 and are in fine mechanical con- r dition. '• Your friends, p TUPELOPERTILIZR FACTORY. ji COTTON BELT Fertilizers Cor sale by E. P. Donald & Son. Pv | JL— r j I I GIVE ME YOUR | I JLaundry.... S | }jp I I All work guaranteed. | I Will replace all laundry I (torn or lost. 1 will be | around every Monday £ morning to receive laum I I dry and will deliver Sat= | I urday morning. Country p I UP laundry will be left at I Phila., Pressing Club. r [ ROV HAYS, Phi !^l phia ’ | The Neshoba Fair. Special Premium List. To be Computed for at the Neshoba Fair. o (New numbers will be, added to this list as they are sent to this olfiee. If you are interested in this class of premiums now is the time to act.) $lO. in gold for the best 6 stalks of cotton grown exclusively with Laurel fertilizer.—Laurel Oil & Fertilizer Cos. 1000 pounds Plow Brand fertilizer for the best 5 stalks of corn grown exclusively with Laurel fertilizer.—Laurel Oil & Fertilizer Cos. (The two premiums above will not ho awarded where less than two acres are entered in the contest or less than than 1000 p muds of the fertilizer is used. 1000 pounds of Super-phosphate fertilizer for the best 3 stalks of cotton grown by any person using above fertilz er only and purchased of Mars Bros., Philadelphia, Miss. SIO.OO in gold for the best 3 stalks of cotton grown by any person, using Royal C fertilizer and purchased of Henderson-Molpus Cos., Philadelphia, Miss. (In the last two offers, bolls are to be counted and each must be competed for.) $5.00 for the best speech by a boy between 14 and 20 years of age, subject; The Importance of a Boys’ Corn Club in each community,—K. L. Bryun, Cos. Supt. $5.00 for the bestfi stalks of corn.—F. B. De wees. SIO.OO for the best speech by a farmer of Nesnoba county, subject: “The Importance of a Systematic Crop Rotation; How and When to Fertilize; The Thiet Great Plant Foods and their Relation to Plant Growth and Development.”—Bank of Philadelphia, Miss. Onion sets 5 cents per qt or 15 cents per gal, Henderson-Molpus Cos.