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if 15 # # VOLXLIII wmaammmmmmn Fded. I ALL THIS SEASON'S STYLES. A^REATLY^REDUCH) PRICES. I gale Commences Ijny 16 I ONLY FIVE MORE WORKING DAYS IN THE BIG CONTEST GREAT EXCITEMENT EXPECTED AT THE FIN ISH. ALL CANDIDATES ARE ABOUT EVEN. 500 SPECIAL BALLOT OFFER WILL CON TINUE TILL THE END. At 4 p. m., May 19th, the TIMES—UNCLE It EMUS Prize Contest will dose. That means 4 o'clock, not one minutes after four, The time will be decided by the town dock. Each and every couteseant has made a firm resolution to win the Great Prize, ane from now on mum will be the word.” and no candidate will know what the oth ers are doing. The .ditto Special Ballot offer will he in effect until the dose, in other words, .+lO. p a id 011 subscription to either the Times or Uncle ite mus Magazine, or both, will en title the contestant to 7.100 votes. Sure]v each subscriber to the finiei; has picked a favorite in the Nme, if so, why not pay a dollor 1)11 subscription. Who knows, Possibly a single dollar may mean the difference between defeat and i Times Voting Contest. 3 I CONTEST VOTE BALLOT. i ■ u I good for ten votes 3 > Fun a I’his vote ballot will NOT be counted unless carefully trimmed R \ aml voted before MAY 17 □ BP2rTTIfVYVYYp^vyvYrTTTTTTTr y yVTVrTTfVY v nVYV'fV\ y i I V?Td 011 •-las. W. Norment, who is' residing at Santa Fee, j ‘ arrived in Sturkville Sun wnl will spend some time here. , 16 1 hues is glad to note that he ls "nkinjr we n ttn( j apparently fan- in health. Mrs. Norme r ' hi, ' C * <! hildreu did not cow . , JUt Le reports them < m ®W°ymg health in Ney victory. What if your subsciip tion does not expire for some time, it is just as easy to pay now as it will be a mouth or six months from now, and it is an assured fact that the contestants will consider your assistance a great favor. It is fortunate for some of our candidates that theeod is almost u week away, for some of them surely would have been greatly dis appointed when they sa.v the nar row margin of votes that kepi them from victory, it the contest bad closed today. How would you have felt to have lost a prize of the narrow margin of a single year’s subscription? You would never have fiiven yourself. The following nomed gentlemen have consented to act as Judges, and will count the votes. H. A. Beattie L. B. Camp H. H. Reynolds The new census will show that Mississippi has the smallest foreign born population of any other state in the union. Any skin itching is a tomper j tester. The more you scratch tin ye it itches. Doan’s Ointment '-hi s. eczema —any skin itch* drug stores. SI ARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, HAY 13, 1910 GOOD ROADS MEETING. Citizens Held Mass Meeting Mon day Afternoon After Court Adjourned. Immediately after adjournment of C.veuit Court a good roads mass | meeting assembled at the Court House. The entire auditorium I was crowded to its utmost capacity and in the audience were represen t ivc citizens from every part of the county, who all seemed enthusias tic and deeply interested in the question of good roods which is now the paramount issue before the people of Oktibbeha. The meeting was presided over by Mr. R. K. Wier who outlined the object and introduced to the audience, Mr. Keller, an expert road builder and civil engineer, who was sent here by the govern ment to investigate the road situ ation. Mr. Ke'.ler’s speech was plain and practical, and the simple man ner in which he described how good roads should be built,was a revela tion to our people. He made and eloquent |dea for good roads in the south and showed what a great. advantage good roads would be to all cl.-u-scs of our population. Mr Keller is a southern man and was born and reared at Tuscumbia, Alabama, and he is thoroughly in synod by with his work which has been assigned him in the southern Slates. Mr. Keller was followed by Mr. D. A. Saunders who has been a potent factor in organizing the! good road crusade in this county. Mr. Saunders in favor of do ing away with our presents system of working roads by overseers, ap pointed by the Board of Supervis ors, with hands “warned" to work the roads- He believed that a road tax should be collected from every man in the county and all property taxed for road purposes, and tbe money used to build roads, and that the roads be built under directions of competent and sion tific men. Other speeches were made by Hon. John H. Wellborn. • Prof. J. C. Hardy, Dr. J. W. | Eckford and others After the meeting a largo nuin- 1 ber of citizens went out. to see the 1 work of the split log drag demon-! stinted and explained by Mr. Kel-1 ler and those Who witnessed the work of this simple but effective device are very enthusiastic over the,manner wi wjucb it work*. The Comet as Viewed From Sessions , Kdltor ICasi Mississippi 'i'imc-:- At 3:40 o’clock this inornin . i (Tuesday) my wife and I cot our' first view of the great comet, ii ■> not so bright nor so beautiful at that hour, as the morning star, but we saw the fail “that made I famous.” and we watched it shiv eringly, but happily until fo\ r o’clock, bv which time it had ~ I disappeared, but a mere while speck in the ea.-tern sky. It. M. SIILF. May 10,1910, Sessions, Mi s. ADATON LOCALS. Sunday school was well attend ed. Mrs. (J. F. Critz is on the sick list this week. Mrs. Fulton is improving after a long spell of sickness, A number of our farmers are at tending Court in Starkville this week. Alvah ami Lester Lewis, of near Starkville, came over and attend ed services Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Fed Arnold visited Mr. and Mrs. Denk O'Brien, near Maben this week. We had a fine singing last Sun day afternoon which was highly enjoyed by all lovers of good vocal music. Center Grove held appropriate memorial services Sunday and a j large crowd from this neighbor hood attended. Two young men from one of out suburban villeges, who are attend ing court here, went out Monday night t > have a big time and paint the town red. They proceeded to l the outskirts of the town and op ened up their artillery terrorizing the citizens of tne neighborhood. Marshal Maxwell, who isevervigi lent, was promptly on the scene, and soon had the disturbers in jail. On the person of one of the young men, he found the largest pistols that has been seen in this county since the days of Ku Kluv. The next morning they were car ried before the mayor who impo. id fines and cost on the “man behind the gun” which aggregated about <l3O. Ti e other young man, who was only charged with being drunk and disorderly, got off with the payment of sl2. boao ROAi'h Enrich ? Georgia Ft rr.ee Al though Hi i fo Building them ‘‘Down in Sumpter county there is a farmer richer 1 ceanse o| a specific good road movement Ic 1 couldn’t see his wa\ clear to aid. 1 f that is not i irgnmciil and con ver-ion ;n one breath, o;x would no! know wh -re to turn for cither. I’his particular farmer, as report ed by our canvsp indent at Ann il eus, lia alway s been skeptical con cerning lb l ' value T good roads or the dividends from mad improve incut. He has been endear o ’ing to dis pose of : i duo acn at $,. But highway bicilitus were lacking,and there wire no po'clmsers. A short time ago. a toad way was projected which doahi in by his phcc and link it to ci\ izalion. 1* arnferi contiguous, realizing i he ilium n-c value of the improve ment, gave freely of j .--j, lands for a right-of-way. So joined was this m u to Ins idols, that hcrclused to cede even a small strip of that land ho hud tried to sell and couldn’t. The road-building proceeded rc gardl".s o!' his declination, few days after it was complet ed ho was offered c iU. an acre for the entire tract, which previouly, he could imt sell at •So that, in (he face of his lack of enterprise, the good r eals move ment brought $3,000 “velvet” to Ids (him sicp ami also a clinch ing gi ml road argument which should have the doubter evciy-j wh■•;•( not a leg to stand upon,”— Atlanta Constitution. The above happened in Georgia. It shows what a marvelous en hancement ot value.. Csj inlly of country property, good muds will j bring about. What good roads ; has done for this fanner in Sump ter County.(ui., good reads will do for the farmers in OklibbeliaCoun ty .Mi s. To day in Oktibbeha county, there are hundreds ot acres of farming lands lagging in valua tion because of inferior road facili ties. Kev. W, A. Jordan, pastor of the Baptist church h it, Monday for Baltimore and \\ a- iiigion and will be absent about t •i> weeks, In Baltimore he will attend the National Baptist Convention, and at Washington he will visit the Sunday School Convention. Be fore Ids return he will spend a day or so in Philadelphia ami perhaps other eastern cities. On account of his absence tbcie will be no ser vices at tie Baptist church next Sunday and Sunday week. A SPRING POET AT LARGE I lie following wus sent to liu- Timi,s signed "billy Onegallus.” and "Lovingly Dedicated to Starkville’s Ancient and Amalga inaLutl 'Older of No-Weds” The Times will apprehend and bring 1 his culprit to justice, even if it lias to Indie and enlist (he services ol Dilho, the famous detective: Hig Reason Why A glare old man of three score anil ten, " dl' Hie fro -I of yours on his head, Win ,i sagely asked hy Ids etindld ft) friend: •low i- it you've never wed? lid grave old 111:111 of three scores aid ton " !l •* tll,! fro't of yours on his head. Ahswcred the i|Uo.stinn of his candid f?) friend. And I his is wind ho said: My little homo no woman needs I'o give it a feoiliilno nlr, An in-growing toe nail male megrieve, •My corns, they make nu swear. '"'• u •" " neighliorV Tom Cuts.-,,nu1l And keep me awake at nights; wind else, Kind Sir, need I, withal I'l n mind me of woman’s rights. Her Reason Why A kiltenisii maid of an uncertain ago With a dash of gray in her head, When gravely asked hy I,or eanldd (?) friend: wliy is it you’ve never wed? with a don't-glve-a-dnrn -ort'r toss of lo r her head And a gleam in her spectacled eye. lids kittenish maid very saucily said In making the following reply: My little cot is in need of no man To lend it no masculine light, I have a pet Poll that swears all day And a dog that growls at night. NOTICE! I lie Coinnitssioner having in charge the construction of the .Mod el Hoad between Stsrkvillo and the A. &M. College, will meet Monday morning May Kith,at fen o’clock, at the City Hall, for the purpose of deciding on which side of the road to build the concrete walk- As both sides are asking ! Tor it, all parties are interested will please appear and present their claims to the commission. Iff. J. W. ECKFORD, Secretary. ihe splendid work of I hamher lain,s Stomach and Liver Tablet 1 daily coming to light. No such grand remedy for liver and bowels was ever known before. Thou sands bless them for curing consti pation. sick headache, biliousness, : jaundice and indigestion, Sold by uii druggists. NO 20.