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Mins Juanita Watkins has re turned from her visit at home and Philadelphia. Uncle Bob Rivers died la* Thursday morning at 3:30. Even body knew Uncle B ib, and he has left a host of friends. We extend our sympathy >o the family ami loved ones. Mr. and Mrs. Felton Grubbe, Mr. Orwiu Tidwell and Miss E lith Mcßeath spent a pleasant day a> Miss Arlie D. Stnbling’a, County Line, last Monday. Mr. Lewis and daughter. Edith, were guests of relatives here l ist week. Their home being in Tex. We have added to our new school building anew piano. No reason on earth why this should not be the best school, we have ever had and we are expecting it to be. The Baptist meeting closed Friday night, 15 candidates for baptism, 5 by letter. We feel that this meeting has .done lots of good. We heard some fine ser mons. To the boys of Neshoba! What does it mean to see Mr, Turner in onr town —“Loosing a girl but gaining a man.” We have received an announce invent of Miss Lexie Lewis’ wed ding. Will be in the Baptist •Qhurcb. This will be one among the prettiest weddings ever in Neshoba. Miss Lewis is one ot Neshoba’s most loved girls. DIXON DOINGS Up to this date Aug. 29th, the weather is very dry here. Local rains have occurred at a number of points, however, and given some relief. Late summer and fall crops are suffering. The patrons of Dixon High School are to do some repair work on the school building this week. Prof. B. G. Salter visited rela tives in Beat 5 last Friday and Saturday. Prof. H. Y. Grahgrn visited his brother iu Newton County last Miss Madell Morrow, daughter •of N. L. Morrow, who is working in the Bureau of War Risk In surance at New Orleans, is home for a few days. Rev. Pearson of Clark College, Newton, filled his appointment here last Saturday and Sunday. The protracted meeting at the Presbyterian Church closed Thursday night. The preaching was done by Rev. J. M. Alexan der of Louisville. Some able and encouraging sermons were deliv ered by him. In July, Rev. Cox, Baptist, of Newton, did some ex cellent preaching, so the members of each organization have some thing encourageing to think over during the coming fall and win ter. The seeming unrest of the mass of people today, can be •eliminated by consecrating our Jives and our property to God, end let him map ont a course to pursue. NORTH BEND NEWS ftev. Kitchens has just closed a re vival at the Baptist Church, baptiz ing three members Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. G. McKay, Aug. Bth, a fine boy, which has been christened James Edwin. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Daniel, from the Delta are here on a visit with rela tives. Everything is still dry but we are hoping, as God never forgets hfs chil dren. The revival at the Methodist church begins Sunday. Rev. Young to be as sisted by Rev. J. S. Purcell. Next Friday, Sept. 2nd is the day to vote on the “bond issue.** Don't forget to come. Mr. Clentou Moore has been elect ed for the principal of the Bond Con solidated School. Miss Maggie Luke, of Coy, has been with her sister, Mrs. W. D. Ful ton attending the meeting—and so has Mrs. B. C, Stewart. We bad a nice performance enact ed last Sunday afternoon, Aug. 2lst when the bench on which Miss Al lein Jackson, Mr. James Lake, Miss Maggie Luke and Mr. B. G. Stewart aat saw fit to fail, and great was the fall thereof. We are glad to learn that Miss Mary Cumberland is improving after a bad fall which injured her foot and back. Mr. and Mrs. Dallas Gardner have returned home after visiting relatives here. BETHSAIDA NEWS The singing at this place was a grand success. Prof. H. C. Collins and many of his students from Oco bia being with us. Mr. and Mrs. N. A. Johnson of Philadelphia visited Mr. and Mrs. R- W. Smith Sunday. Misses Beadie and Mattie Jane Smith, Grace Kilpatric and Bertha Roberson spent Saturday night at the home of J. S.-Smith. Miss Bertha Roberson -eturned to her home at Hight, Monday morning. The people here have employed Prof. H. C. Collins to teach a Normal Singing School during next summer in August. Supt. R. C. Peebles, wife, father and sister attended the singing Sun day. mp m i STALLO NEWS. Miss Hettie Hall had as her guests last week, her cousins, Misses Mary and Iva Fox of Philadelphia. Bob Tindoi has sold his home here to Miss Deane Calvert. He will move to Philadelphia, Bill Duette and his daughter. Liz zie, of Rio, are visiting relatives here. Noxie Duette of Noxapater visited his uncle, Mac Duette, Sunday. C. W. and Mrs. Blount of Geiger, Ala., with their little sou, Wilton are visiting Mrs. Rosa Blount. Mrs. Ella Smith is visiting relatives in Laurel. Jno. Ingram, the efficient mail car rier of Patama Route 1, and family, visited relatives at Neshoba Satur day and Sunday. PROVIDENCE ITEMS Mr, O. C. Bottoms and wife of Phil adelphia were here on the 26th. Mr. Bottoms in interest of the cooperative movement (or the marketing of cot ton. Mr. Jeff Webb of Meridian was vis iting relatives and friends last week. Mrs. Mary Clark, widow of E. S, Clark, was thrown from a wagon and dangerously hurt during Pearl Val ley meeting. Robert Sisson has returned from the hospital at Laurel. A. R. Clark and W L. Breazeale left Monday for Grenada. Lypscomp Willis’ horse was badly cut with a scoop, while grading. R. Woods is moving here to take advantage of the school. S. D. Reeves of Zama was in the district a few days past locating a house for his family during school. W. J. Pope of Canton has leased R. J. Breazeale’s old residence to be near the school. Hugh Gamblin has gone into the mercantile business near Darby. The school will open the 6th day of Sept, without a public dinner as was once contemplated. Do As They Do In Lee The Commercial Appeal has re ceived a very handsome printed pamphlet having on its cover sheet “Tupelo, Premier City of North Mississippi, Lee County.” Tliis book was prepared by Mr. Vann Kincannon," Jr. It is a very interesting advertisement of a splendid town and county. All of us know Tupelo. In Ihe matter of life in the country, which leads to general prosperity and happiness, a number of strong men of Lee County have pointed the way for years. Their preachments and their example have been such that iu that coun ty they now have contentment and a good average of prosperity. Lee County has good schools, good roads, good land and in its agriculture it is self-sustaining. What Lee County has and what Lee County is can be the goal of every county in North Mississip pi and every county in North Mississippi can reach that goal.— Commercial Appeal (A community gains a reputa tion for progressiveness and en terprise only when the men ot that community raise their eyes from their business long enough to understand and promote the community interest... Selfishness, political and personal differences, smother and stifle community life. Grass will not grow be neath a stone. Deny plant-life the son and rain and you deny it the full fruition of its God-given functions. And just as surely as you deny your community the spirit of unselfish enterprise and cooperation you stifle its progress. Little towns and counties can do . ' •• i * " r ■ ’* •,, big things when its men are big Dough to raise themselves above themselves and, for a time, for get their money-changing, thei* bartering, and comprehend the community came. Perhaps catch something . of the spirit Lord caught in his essay on truth when he said. “Certain!,*- is is heaven upon earth to. hev i man’s mind move incharity, rest in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth.’’) FALL EXAMINATIONS First examination for whites Sept. 1. 2, and 3. Second examination for whites Sept. 15, 16, and 17. First examination for colored Sept. 8, 9 and 10. , Second examination for colored Sept. 22, 23 aud 24.—R. C Pee. hies, H-O. Blount, Ellie Sherrod, Board of Examiners. Two Classes of People Thomas N. Carver, the-Harv ard economist, divides all people into two classes, according to the view they take of life. One class, he says, includes, those who believe that the sole object of production is consump tion, that our purpose here on earth is to eat, drink, and be merry. The other class comprises those whose working creed is Carlyle’s —“Produce! Produce !” They be lieve that we are here bn earth, to produce, and keep on produc ing. This class he Calls the “work-: bench” philosophers. Carver makes the point that no nation which adopted the con, sumption theory has ever surviv ed. Prosperity and not poverty ruined the old civilization. Whether our own nation can stand prosperity will depend on the discipline we administer to ourselves. If we wastefully con sume, another nation adopting tile “work philosophy will own us iq a few generations. —Newton Record.*' *-*■-•* > ‘ (One form of governnient aft** another has flourished and passed into oblivion. Political econt • mists are learning that the. desti ny of a people is not determined by the structure of its govern' ment, but by the make up of its average men and women. Our nation is but a composite you and me. 500 years from now frugal China may lead the world. Who knows?) My Auto, Tis Of Thee j My auto‘.tls of the, short road to poverty—of thee I chant. I, Mew a pile of dough on you thrpe years ago; now you refuse to go—or won’t or can’t. Through town and country side, you were my joy and pride, a happy day. I loved thy gaudy hue, the nice white tires new; but you’re down and out for true, In every way. To thee, old rattle-box, came many bumps and knocks; for thee I grieve. Badly thy top Is torn; frayed are thy seats and worn; the whooping cough affects thy -horn, I believe. Thy perfume swells the breeze, while good folks choke ami wheeze as we pass by. I paid for the a price ‘twould buy a mansion .twice; now everybody’s yelling ‘‘ice”—l wonder why. Thy motor has the grip, thy spark plug has the .pip, and woe Is thine. I, too, have suffered chills, fatigue and kindred ills, endeavoring to pay my bills, since thou were mine. Gone is my bank roll now, no more ‘twould choke a cow, as once before. Yet if I had the mdn, so help me, John—amen, I’d buy a cur again and speed some more. —Hardward World. SINGING NOTICE All day singing wj;h dinner on the ground at Willi itnsvilie Sun day Sept. 4. Come and bring your “Praise To Him” song books and be sure to bring a full bas ket. •V• - J RUB-mV-TISM Is a powerful Antiseptic and Pain killer, cures infected cuts old sores, tetter, etc. Relieves Sprains* Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Simplicity. The art of art. the glory of expre* •lon and the sunshine of the light of letters, Is simplicity.—Walt \yhlm>p, Wagon Load of Lumber for -=57.00= — Owing to excessive freight rates which does not permit us to ship certain grades of Hard= wood lumber to consuming points we offer One Half Million Feet of Inch Oak Lumber for SEVEN DOLLARS PER TWO HORSE WAGON LOAD. This lumber is sound and ■ r ranges in width from four to fourteen inches wide. Bring the money and get one or more • wagon loads while it lasts. New Deemer Lumber Cos. Inc. DEEMER, MISS. -THE COLORED SUBSCRIBER. T-l •‘U ~ Johsno, a successful colored farmer of Coatopa, brought us anew subscriber Monday. Which reminds us that he himself has been a sub scriber for this, paper for more than ihjrty-flve years—ten years longer than the present publisher has been with it. His case is rare, as not many of his race were able to read thirty-five years ago. Livingston Southern Hoirre. There is no act of citizenship showing better for the character of .fihb* actor than subscribing for the local newspaper; for it shows an in terest in and even a partnership in 'the community or district in which thp subscriber lives; it shows a de sire to know and to be kept informed ,£S. to the doings of the neighbors, what the neighbors think, what pro jects they have for the general good and what need there is for assistance -in carrying them through. The sub scriber indicates by his interest that lie is at one with the community's best purposes, even as the newspa per is always the exponent of those purposes as well as the advertisement of the community’s opportunities and achievements. . If co-operation of this sort is well for the white man it is more so for the black, for the black is very gen erally accounted as bearing a foreign relationship toward what should concern him most nearly because it very closely affects his dramatic peace and happiness. Johnson, the man in this story, is a farmer. Ho lives at Coatopa, some six miles from the county seat as the crow flies, and for thirty-five years he has sub scribed continuously to the Living ston paperj and now he has induced another colored man to subscribe to the paper. We do not need the pa per’s commendation of him. We should know from the bare facts of I he case that Johnson is a good citi zen, that he is respected and that he is sucessful in the vocation which he follows. He sets a good example; for it must be manifest to all that should there be many such as ho there would be an entirely different and bettor relationship established and a vastly better situation created in this Southern country. And why not? The stiuation is here. The elements composing it will continue. There is no getting away from this fact. Why, then, should it not bo bettered? Why should not efforts be made to better it? The way.is pointed out. All that is needed is the right spirit, precisely the kind of spirit that Johnson of Sumter county has been Higher Prices Threatened. Our buyers have just returned from Northern Markets where our fall and winter merchandise has been purchased. Among manufacturers and retail ers it is generally believed that prices are to advance this fall and winter. Before any advances were made, and while prices were at rock bot tom, we had bought. Our new fresh I stock is coming in. No war stock; I no old dusty stored away merchan- I dise; all clean, new, and in style. I Close buying by us and selling to I you at a close margin of profit, I makes it possible for us to offer you I the best qualities, at the most reas- I onable prices. I Before you make your fall seiec- I tions call on us. Let us show you I the latest styles in ladies garments, I and the most comfortable and dur- I able clothing for men and boys. I M. r. SEWARD & SON I Philadelphia : Noxapater M displaying the past third of a cen tury—Mobile Daily Register. The ldir thb Busier. Cariosity, which Is called Idle, Is al ways oa the Job.— Albany Journal.