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WOOD STRICTLY CASH! Owing to the fact that I am compelled to pay cash for my wood, from now on I will he compelled to sell wood for cash on delivery. No deviation from this rule. NANCE, “THE COAL MAN.” PHONE 240 II GROCERIES H 81 ISOTIOISS 8 g HEADQUARTERS FOR 8 I Feed Stuffs and Plantation Supplies | Our Family Grocery department is stocked $ with all the choice delecacies of the season. m n -hw- y Vj There is nothing new on the market in ed- w| w ibles that we do not procure for our patrons. M Mr*- H We use the McCasky System which insures nts. S3 w . absolute accuracy in ycur monthly accou I D. A. CLARDY. | ' Hie Home of Quality Greenes DIU Pickles BULk Uh ' J ‘ 41 ’ ,u:mz 1 COX BROS. PJEOPI.EBBAVIISTGsSBAK K~l Does a General Banking Business, Loans Money on Heal and Personal Security. OFFICERS: W. W. Scales, I’rcs.; K. C. Ekvin, Vloe-Pres. and Cashier; 0. E. Gac. Assistant Cashier. PETITION FOR PARDON. To His Excellency, Governor Earle l Brewer, Jackson, MhsS. ' We, the undersigned petitioners, res idents of Oktibbeha and V\ lesion boun ties, being well and-intliuatuly acquaint ed with .1. 11. Hiuispeih, who was con victed kt the October tcrbl of the Ok tibbeha County Oircuit.Oourt, under a charge of obtaining money under false pretences, /lo earnestly petition your ligcyll-'iicy to grant to the said finds peth a piufflon and release him from the one > car’s sentence Imposed upon him by the Uonrt. We in delve the appli cant for this pardon h Innocent of the orlllte ehargedenfadnst-hlm. -We- has a Wife and six Celldren, the two oldest be ing girls, onqaoa who.Jy suffering from heart trouble and unable toi work, and three small children not large,enmigh to make a living. Ho Ls’il Vorypoor man and his family Is lu predy condition, and we know him to'h& honest and sin cerely liclleVe hljif.to.kat: Innocent of tho charges ftjr,which he has been oonvlst ed, Respectfully submitted, have fleroggine. ' • . t U .Mdi a \ •. TANARUS, Wiwkhis •’ >’ JU. A. Willis v Aati wunj' oilier*, . HUNT’S LIGHTNING OIL “ '■ *• The Liniiffent ” I*. * A ’ • * w i •> •k '7- ■‘-SOLD BY J. J. GIL ani) ft. h & f.! f m i n. D. aiCNMftS MiICINtOO., Sfc-.nw.v ws \ HH* ■■ I. ' 1.1 . ■ CUB mUwerjr—TUnw Qffloe, STARKVILLE, HISSISSIPPI, JANUARY 36, 1913, Miss Mildred Barr, of Columbus, is 11 finest cf Miss Sadie Pope. | Or, LI. /. Browne made a profes sional visit to Arteeia this week. Miss Godfrey is a guest in the home of Judge T. B. Carroll, this week. •Inst received, a fresh car load of Arbitrator flour at C:.ardy’s. Every barrel guaranteed. Mrs. J. T. Connell, of Gulfport, and little son, are visiting in the home of Mrs. C. F. Connell. Mrs- Charles Anderson, of May hew, was the guest of Mrs. L. C • Anderson the first part of the week. Mrs. IT. L. Magruder entertained the Womans* Book Club and a few other friends, last Friday after noon. The spring weather which we have enjoyed for the past few days made a fellow feel like ’‘garden sass." Miss Gladys Sullivan, of Wav erly, Tenn.,is being entertained in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Stillman. Judge Thos. B. Carroll returned from West Point Tuesday where he has been holding court for the past two weeks. There’s no “arbitrating" the matter if you buy the right kind of flour. Every barrel of Arbitra tor is sold under strict guarantee by D, A. Clardy. A bill has been presented pro* hibitiug Circuit Judges from grant ing time to candidates to make political speeches while circuit court is in session. Mr. Tom Nason, a prominent farmer of near Ackerman, was one of those of Choctaw’s citiaens who witnessed the dynamite experi ments as conducted on the A. & M College, farm. Mr. Sol. Winn, a former resi* dent, who has been in business in Mobile for some time, is now on a vssit to friends here. Mr. Winn is contemplating trying his fortune in Africa at an early date. Master Joe Lee, a pupil of the Public School, while at play on the school grounds, on Wednesday, sustained u broken arm. He was taken to Dr. Browne’s office, where the wounded member was dressed. He is doing nicely. Dr. Hooker, who is conducting a series of meetings at the Baptist church, made an interesting talk to the pupils of the Public School, Monday morning. Dr. Hooker is a missionary ard physician from Mexico, and is giving some interesting experiences and preaching. Mr. Herman Semmelmau of the firm of Cbas. Semmelmau & Sons, of West Point, committed suicide by taking carbolic acid last Sun day. He was one of West Point’s most prosperous and useful citi zens, and his untimely death was a distinct blow to the town. There was no apparent cause for the rash deed. The only reason that can be assigned is that his mind was temTv porarily unbalanced. The ladies of the W. C. T. U. gave an entertainment at the Pub lic School buildingjFriday evening They presented to the school a portrait of the late Frances E- Willard, the presentation address was mdde by Mrs. W. W. Seales, Jn.. in a most gracefiU,a,nd pleas-; ing jpaui’er. they also., awarded a, baud u> o medal to Miss Ella dinger. Gunn for the best recita-’ iiion, Mr. John Perkins presenting i it io an appropriate GOOD ADVICE W| HEN YOU send your family wash- I mg “out, wkere does it go? Does it find tke wkolesome, sani tary surroundings your intimate I garments skould kave? 1 Is it dumped in witk tke clotkes /lx 1 from families under conditions tkat A may easily carry disease back to * your kome? Is tke work done in a clean, well ventilated place, by modern pro- cesses tkat botk cleanse and save your garments and linens? __ You can answer eack one of tkese questions as it skould be answered, if you send all of your laundry to us. Y It will pay you to investigate tke way in wkick we care for every part of a family s waskmg. I Counterpane, 4 Pillow Cases, 6 Sheets, 4 Table Cloths, 6 Napkins, 8 Towels for 25c. Everything a gentleman wears for 50c per week. Phone 290 for our quick and courteous service delivery wagon. m CITY PRESSING CLUB News from Beat Four. Mr. Krskine Hannah, the hust ling young teacher of Sand Creek was in Starkville Saturday, and while there purchased the materi al for a cold frame in which his Tomato Club girls are to plant their seed. Mr. Hannah has also added an other twenty dollars worth of books to the school library this term. Mr. J. W. Sumner of Cross Roads No. 2, another bright young pedagogue has also purchased a school library that is a credit to the community. The Bradley Tomato Club girls are preparing to plant their seed in boxes in Mrs. J. E. Brown’s hot house. One member of the Club has re cently married, but has not sever ed her connection with the Club, Miss Washington has ordered the first twenty dollar installment of books for the Bradley Public School. Mrs. Jodie Morgan, nee Miss Jodie Wallace, though married, is still very much interested in the Macedonia school. A box supper given by her school netted quite a nice sum, and she is now arrang ing to paint and otherwise improve the school building. Miss Sallie Bevill, who took a much,needed rest the past year, is (back inihe school work where she is most warmly .welcomed by Beat Four. She. is teapjii ig the Green school begun by Mr. J. T. fcimp eon, who resigned several weeks The County Teachers Associa tion meets in Starkville early in February. The leader of Beat 4 is offering a prize each to the girl and boy of the beat who sends to this meet ing the best booklets on any sub ject. But it is suggested that these subjects be selected, Trees, Toma toes and Corn, as those are the subjects Miss Powell prefers. Ole Miss. Valuable Property for Sale. 160 acres of good land in the Flatwoods near town, 75 of which is in cultivation. The place con tains 3 tenant houses and good well water; also good4-roora dwell ing house with 2 acres in corporate limits of Artesia. This property will be sold at a bargain. For particulars call, or address The Times Office. Special Notice. On and after Nov. Ist, 1912, no more Crosses of Honor will be issued by the U. D. C. All Con federate Veterans in Oktibbeha county, who have not secured a Cross and want one, please apply to Mrs. D. E. Slaughter, Pres. Regina Harrison Lee Chapter U. D. C., Starkville, Miss. A report, which had no founda tion whatever, has been circulated to the effect that small pox had broken out at the A. & M. College; The health of the students was never better than at present and there is very little '•sicknesss of any kind on the Campos*/-. u The W. 0. T. IT. will ’ hold a business meeting with Mrs. T'. G. Janwe Moaday at 2ißo, Some Rabbits. Wednesday, a party consisting of Circuit Clerk Fulgham, Chan cery Clerk Mcllwain. Henry H* Reynolds, G. Odie Daniel, W. W. Magruder, Rev. F. Z. Browne and several others went down to Brad* ley on a rabbit hunt. The party succeeded In killing 116. There are more rabbits this season than usual. Teachers’ Notice. The Oktibbeha County Teachers* Association will meet at Stark - ville, Feb. 3rd, at 10 a. m. All teachers are urgently re* quested to be present. An interesting program has been arranged and it will be a pleasant day for all. It’s true, flour is flour with some folks, but there’s quite a difference in quality. A good housewife maintains her reputation by the use of Arbitrator—the flour that’s sold uhder strict guarantee, by D. A. Clardy. The Usual Way. Marks— I married a month after she accepted me. Parks— That,s nothing, I married mine three days after she refused me. —Boston Transcript! Mrs. W. 0. Page aud daughter, Miss Lela, left this week for Battle Creek, Mich., where Mrs. Page hopes to receive benefit to her health. Mr. John A. Stinson, a well 4<nown citizen of Columbus, died at his home la that city Mgaday* NO. 5.