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I COUNTY NEWS. Coffins and easKcts at Duke’s. Cotton in Meridian 7,87A cts. Cotton seed in Seooba 25 cts. Corn in Seooba 65 cents. Married, at Binnsville last week, Mr. Chas. Gilbert and Miss Nannie Locke. The Her* aid extends congratulations. t Miss Daisy Hull has been vis iting triends at Bintisville several days this week. Mr. Tom Aust, one of east Kemper’s best and most thrifty citizens, died, utter a lingering , illness, at his home near Binns- j ville last week Just received at T. C. Edwards & Co., a tresh lot ot apples, co coa nuts, cabbages, potatoes and onions. Col. W. II. Stuart of Binns vilie, spent last Sunday at the A. & M. visiting his son, Clem, Mr. Stuart was charmed with the college, and is loud in his praise ot the officers and profes ors of that famous institution. Capt. Jack has moved his stock ot goods to Wahalak. He is occupying the Floyd store and Abner Jack is the polite sales man behind the counters. Mr. Frank Kitchens of Binns ville, spent the past ten days at 1 Hattiesburg’ He was looking lor a better country than Kern-1 per which is hard to find’ Sugar cured and pic nic hams at T. C. Edwards & Co. Col. Joe Stewart of Giles, is visiting his sous in Birmingham’ R. M- Quarles and wife spent Tuesday in Meridian’ Come to T. C. Edwards & Co. and buy your canned goods, fresh potted ham, veal loaf, Vienna Sausage, chip beef, corned beet, Bologna Sausage, &c. Mr. Ranh was in Sucarnochee Tuesday; while there he bought eighteen bales ot cotton for the firm of C. Rosenbaum. Coffins and burial caskets at A. A. Overstreet’s, DeKalb. Mr- J. S. Ross of Cullum was in Scooba Tuesday arranging to have the tickets printed for the congressional election Nov. 4. If you want anything good to eat go to T. C. Edwards & Co. They have fancy candy of all kinds, raisins, dried apples, jel lies, pine apples, oat meal aud grits. A negro, Sandy Dabbs, on Mr Mat Person’s place, shot , and dangerously wounded Hen ry Redmond another negro. The trouble occurred on Mr Persons place and was caused about 20 cent} that Redmond claimed that Dabbs owed him. . As lovaly and stylish millinery . goods as ever reach our South-1 .. cu n' markets are now being re* vveived by the millinery depart Micpt ot C. Rosenbaum’s store in Scooba. Porepaugh & Sell’s Circus At Meridian, Nov 7th 19o2 For the above occasion the M. & O. Raiiroad will sell round trip tickets at oue and one third tare tor the round trip. Call and examine our clothing Suits from §3.50 to §10.00; over coats Irorn §5,00 to §10.00. T. C. Edwards & Co. ms liee"n PERIL ‘T just seemed to have gone all to pieces,” writes Alfred Bee, ot V\ cltare, Texas, “biliousness and a lame back had made life a burden 1 couldn’t eat or’sleep and telt almost too worn out. to work when 1 began to use Elec trie Bitters, but they worked wonders, Now I sleep like atop can cat anything, have gained in strength and enjoy hard work” They give vigorous health and new life to weak, sickly, run down people Try them, Only 60c at Ward’s drug store Bulbs! Bulbs! Buy bulb* now ! No Express. Hyacinths, Tulips, Krecsias. Nar cissus, Sacred Lillies, Ac. Leave orders with M. E. Ward. Jno. H. Laws, Columbus, Miss. If you haven't yet purchased you winter hat at the millinery department of C. Rosenbaum's Store hi Scooba, lose no time in ?oing there and inspecting the the pretty, stylish hats they offer for sale there at most reasonable prices. All their millinery goods ire direct from the New Yorn markets. Clay Ilammack, the son of R. lammack, is attending school at Houston, Miss. Col. Eli Ward spent last Sun lay in Scooba. Mrs. A. C. Hardin returned last Thursday to her home in liienwood after spending three months with her mother and laughter in Meridian. Elisha, the four-year-old son ot 0. T. Dorroh, of Safety, has been iangeronsly sick with a severe 3ase of diphtheria; but, we are 'lad to note, the little fellow is now out ot danger. Miss Mayes Lampley of De Kalb, is visiting her sister, Mrs. Morrison. .We call attention to land tor lale by W. W. Moore. The farm is situated in one of ;he best neighborhood in Kem per county—only a two hours’ irive from thence to the thriving town of Lauderdale. The Department has allowed our Postmaster at Scooba an as sh taut and a clerk ; Mrs. E. L McCall is assistant and M rs Alice Stewart Clerk. They are au thorized to pay and issue money orders and do all kind of office work while on duty. SCOOBA PERSONALS. BY X. Y. Z. Mr. W. Rosenbaum of DeKalb spent Sunday with his brother H. Rosenbaum. Mrs. Margaret Turner was in Lauderdale a couple of days last week. Miss Kate Turner spent several hours in Porterville last Saturday Mrs. Minna Scott of Porter ville is visiting relatives in town. Attorney R. E. Wilbourn, ot Meridian, was in Scooba last Sundry and Monday. Miss Helen Carter has been on the sick list the past several days Miss Fmma Perkins of Binns ville, has been Mrs. Rosenbaum’s guest several days this week. J. A. Byrd of Burnsville, made a flying trip to A/eridian last Sunday. Mrs. McCall, the assistant post master, who has been confined to her room for the past mouth by a severe “spell'* ot sickness, is now very much better and will soon be able to resume her du ties in the post office. Messrs. Charlie Scott and Nave Adams of Porterville,"were visi tors to Scooba last Saturday. Gus Whittle of Muldoon, was in town Monday. OLD PEOPLE HAVE THEIR TROUBLES. Mr. Francis Little of Benton Harbor, Mich., is over eighty years of age Since 1865 he has been troubled more or less with indigestion and constipation and has tried almost everything in use tor those ailments. Last August he began using Cham berlain’s Stomach and Liver Tablets and was soou feeliug much better. In a recent letter he says, “I have used three boxes ct the Tablets and now tbink I am well.” These Tablets im prove the appetite and invigorate the stomach, liver and bowels. For sale by Ward, the druggist. Call and examine our stock shoes High cut shoes at low cut prices, T. C. Edwards MULES! MULES! Four, Large, Fine, Well matched mules, in good condi I tiou, lor sale ! Cull on Geo. J. Wekb, the N. £. Beat Hoad Contractor, for particulars, prices, &c. Write or call on him at Scooba, Miss. SCOOBA’S TECAN GROVE. Col. Jas. II. Duke has an or j chard ot 100 pecan trees, ranging from eight inches in diameter to three inches in diameter. About twenty-five ot these trees are bearing, and some of them will yield three pecks ot nice, large nuts this year. Iu a few more years Col. Duke will more than supply the local demand and will be shipping pecans to other markets. All of Col. Duke’s trees are thrifty ; which goes to prove that the beautiful sandy ridges on _u: .l g_L. i_mi i »T li 1 LiII UWUUtt iO UUill UflU Uc made profitable with a little labor Mr. Keill, horticultural agent of the M. & 0. R. R., says we have the ideal location for fruit aud truck growing; add to that a nice grove of pecans, and the truck growers of Scooba will have a veritable mine of wealth and of fat things generally. OUT OF DEATH’S JAWS. ‘'Vhen death seemed very near from a severy stomach aud liver trouble that I had suffered with for years,” writes I*. Muse. Dur , ham,N. C.,“Dr. King’aNew Lite Pil[s saved my life and gave per feet health.” Best pills on earth and only 2oc at Ward’s drug store PORTERVILLE. The health of town and vicin ity good. j The M. & O. will put up a nice depot building at Porterville soon. Miss Alice Gay has a flourish ing school here and is giving great satisfaction in her school room work, Our blind tigers have flitted away with their jugs for parts unknown. i Mr. Ike Rea has been on Dr. Rogers’s sick list for several weeks. ; ’Squire Salter managed to se ; cure our good friend, Jacob Gross, a federal pension for his services as a soldier in the civil war. FOR RENT OR SALE ! A well improved farm of 220 acres near ivy, Ala, ten mile9 east of Scooba. Two residences on place; one 4 room and one 2 room both with brjck chim neys; good barns, lots &c attach ed to each place, excellent water good pasture wired in; plenty of wood aud and timber; nice young orchard; only 3 miles from Ivy post office; 2 miles from Soule’s chapel; convenient to the resi | dent physician; location is free irom malaria and in an excellent I community. For terms and par j ticulars apply to A. G- Vinsou. HE LEARNED A GREAT TRUTH. It is said ot John Wesley tha he once said to Misstress Wesley: “Why do you tell that child the same thing over and over again?” “John Wesiey, because once tell ing is not enough.’' It is tor this same reason that you are told again and again that Chamber lain’s Cough Remedy cures colds and grip; that it counteracts any tendency ot these diseases to result in pneumonia, aud that it ,is pleasant and sate to take. For sale by Ward the druggist. Dry goods, agricultural im plemeuts and general plantation supplies for sale at most reason able figures at Duke’s. One Minute Cough Cure For Coughs, Colds and Croup. DeWitt’s r,lf Salve For Piles, Burns, Sores. -- * \ ' T. C. EDWARDS, J. E FLOORS, . F. HORGAN, of of - of 8HUQUALAK, MISS. BHOQUALAK, MIBB. 8HUQUALAK, MISS. + ■ T. C. EDWARDS A CO., Scooba, - - - Miss. (Strictly a cash house and prices marked in plain figures.) .DEALERS IN. Dry Goods, Groceries; Clothing, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, Hardware, Crockery, Tin ware. Furniture, Saddlery, AND EVERYTHING NEEDED IN GENERAL TRADE, • _____ i Cal) to see us and get our prices before buying elsewhere. 1 t Scooba High School! SCOOBA, MISSISSIPPI. \ Sixth Annual Session opens September IItii, 1902, with a full corps of teachers. Students can enter at any time and be properly classed. Board in good families at §8.00 per month. Pupils from Kemper County, by getting transfer from trustees ot home school, will have their tuition credited by their pro rata ot public school fund, F. M. STREET. —:COOPER INSTITUTE: — Daleville, Miss. Where are you intending to go to school this fall ? Will a good faculty, moral surroundings, a practical course of study and a healthy location have anything to do with your decisiou? ' ■ - « ** \ f. We have three university trained men connected with our faculty. We expect Cooper Institute to return to its pristine glory and to its former sphere ol usefulness. No high school in the State can boast of as many noble sons. Send lor catalogue. W. W. MOORE, \ t> • • , W. M. SANDERS. / PrinciPa]8 I A. GRESSETT, President. W.C GRESSETT, Vice Pres,dent. Established 1880, J B. GRESSETT, Secsetary and Treasurer. Incorporated THE A. GRESSETT MUSIC HOUSE • THE OLDEST AND LARGEST DEALERS IN Pianos and Organs in the State Conover, Schubert and — A Specialty of Chicago Kingsbury 11 AN OS. Cottage ORGANS. -0 The A Gressett Music House ! The oldest and largest music house in m the State. We sell more Pianos and Organs than all other music houses in East Mississippi. We are the only music house in the State that pays cash for Pianos and Organs, and the only House that discounts at least two thirds ot its paper. 1 ianos and Organa cheap For Cash, or on Easy Installments A. Gressett Music House, 2322 FRONT STREET, Meridian, Miss. PARLIH & ORENDORFF COMPANY, I ST. LOUIS,.MO., and JYASHYILLE, - - - - TE.Y.Y. I I —— I .MANUFACTURERS AND JOBBERS OF. The “P. & o. Canton Line” Agricultural Implements. Harrows, Cultivators, Middle Breakers, Cotton and Corn Planters, Steel Plows, Rakes, Wagons, Ac., Ac., Ac. FOR SALE BY W. D„ McNEIL, Agent, * itinnsville, Miss. GENUINE EXCURSION’S. Metropolitan Pleasure tor Everybody. Nearly every one living in this community wiU doubtless want to visit Meridian Friday, November 7th, 1902, when the Adam Forepuugh and Sells Brothers’ great consoli dated shows, comprising double circus, double menageries, double museums, double hippodromes, will appear there. These great shows are the only ones that exhibit in New York city. No others dare even attempt to exhibit in metropolis. They opened this season at the Madi son Square Garden in New York, and the newspapers, without exception, stated that it was the greatest, circus this country*- had ever seen. The menageries con tain the greatest number ot rare wild beasts ever seen in one collection. In,the cirgps there are 300 star performers, and in addition to anthe standard circus acts there are a score or more of sensational features. There is tiot space to enumerate them here but prominent among them may be mentioned the world-famnna Diavolo, who performs the ex ceptionally wonderful teat of looping the loop on a bicycle, an act which has astonished the world; then there is Minting, the unicle marvel, the famous Auro ra Roua\es, wonderfully drilled soldiers; Dallie Julian, the re nowned equestrienne, twenty three champion bareback riders ; Starr, the shooting star, and the ten Peerless Potters, the world’s greatest aerialists, and numerous other great features. All lines ot travel will otter especially low rates ot tare and provide all the necessary accommodations lor the throngs who wish to go to see them. The agents ot these lines ot travel will furnish all necessary information as to time ot trains and rates of fare. There is one thing certain, and that is that these excursion arrange ments will enable people who ,, live here to see identically the same show and the only one.that is teen by those who live in the metropolis. FOR SALE 5 mules—3 well broke, having plowed five and six seasons—2 young and unbroke, home raised one 5 year old stallion; home bred, saddles and works kindly; all the above animals in good condition. I otter tor sale be cause they are surplus and not needed. For prices, terms Ac. apply to John T. Bryan, Giles, Mississippi. LINGERING SUMMER COLDS. Don’t let a cold run at this time. Summer colds are the hardest kind to, and it neglected will linger along tor months, A long seige like this will pull down the strongest constitution. Ohe Minute Cough Cure will break up the attack at once. Sate, sure, acts at once. Cures coughs, Croup, bronchitis, all throat and Lung troubles. The children like it. Sold by M. E. Ward. T WHT rvn ♦ «"v f f.ililAHmn —and the— Northwest Via the M. & O. Railroad. One way second class colonist and settlers tickets will be sold dailp during September and Oc tober to points in California and the West and Northwest. Ask Mobile & Ohio Agents for par ticulars. FORTUNE FAVOR’8 A TEXAN. “Aaving distressing pains in bead back and stomach, and being without appetite, I began to nae Dr. King’a Ne w Life Pi lie,” writes W. P. Whitehead, of Kennedal e, Tex., “and aoon felt like a i new man.” Infallible in stomach and liver troubles. Only 25c at Ward’ drug store. Will Make Affidavit Now Lmm of Ufa for mm leva Paetmaeter R. H. Randall, Dunlap, Zh, my a: I Buffered from indigestion and iW lulling evils for years. Finally I triad Kodol. I soon knew I had found what I had long looked for. I am better today than In yean. Kodol gave me a new lease of life. Anyone oan have my ef fldavltto tba truth of this statement'* Kodol digests your food. Tbit enables the system to animilate supplies, strengthen ing every organ and restoring health. KmM Makes Tom Strong. , Sold by Ward, the druggiat.