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VOL. 50 A Hooiier From Indiana. Mr. Park Daniel, County At' torney of Rockville, Ind. and for merly a citizen of this county is visiting here this week looking after his property interests. Mr. Daniel is a large property owner in Oktibbeha County, and while away up in Ind. he placed his ear to the ground and heard the rum ble about heavy taxation in Miss isaisppi and caught the next train out of Rockville and come down to sec about it. And all of his old friends here were glad to see him, Park Daniel came to Mississippi from Ind twenty flvey years ago and invested in tember lauds and went into the saw mill business. He was a lawyer by education and possessing an intellect with person ality and maguitism far above the average he made many friends and gained admires among all classes as well as the masses. Daring a political ampaign while Daniel was absent at his old home in Indiana, a spontaneous action was taken by the citizens of the county, who without his consent or knowledge, announced him as a uandiate to represent Eastern Oktibbeha in the legislature, not withstanding the fact that he was an avowed republican and tbut his nomuation. wnuh im-us uu elec tion, could otny be accomplished through a democratic primary. And iu day tneieis strung beliet that had tie u.ude the race he would have been elected regardless ut p.tzau predjudice; but on thi ß propsmou, Mr. Dauiels positively balked and refused to allow his name to be placed upon tue tickets While he is uu longer a citizen of our county his interest here will often call him back and his old friends B Oktibbeha and Starkvilla hail with delight every returning visit- W C T U Convention. The thirty-fourth annual meet ing of the Mississippi Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, opened in Columbus Moudav night and continued throughout Wed nesdav. This will be known as the “war convention," as many prob lems which face United States and were belligerent nations up for discussion. |The convention was presided over bv the vice president, Mias Madge Montgomery, of Starkville, Mrs. 0 E Stanley, of Boonville, the president, having been prevented bv illness from being present. Starkville was will represented, among these who attended Were Miss Minnie Walker, Mrs. C E Bautin Mrs A B Harrington,M-*s, Will Hartness, Mrs. Helen Wood- Ward, Mrs. J D lloliinshead, Mrs. Lucv White, Miss Ruth Hartness, Mrs. Bertha Scales, Mrs. J C Beverly. The Methodist Revival. • • • The revival at the Methodist church, which opened ladtSnndav, Is still in progress and will likely Continue throughout next week. Rev. W. M. Mclntosh, who is con dueling the meeting is a preacher cl great force and originality, and large crowds are attending each Wtvtoe sud are manifesting an a- Wakening of spiritual fetvor. Mr. and Mrs 1 Kata, and little •on. of Starkville Were pleasant duest of their parents, Mr-- add Mrs. BF Sanders Sunday.—Mabeu Press •* ■■'! ■ - I)r, and M ta* J ’ Crumpton i * as among the Starkvllleites who , visiting (be Fir it Meridian. authentic styles I In New Models I There Must he Style Authority Behind I the Coat and Suit you Buy | : || YOU can go from shop to shop and see a great variety of coats and I suits—a wide assortment oft stylif, colors, fabrics and trimming I . features* Many models may he pleasing* They may he hecom- I mg too, when you try them on. But“*oo you Know if they are correct? I We believe so thorr/ughly in authority lor style that we buy only from acknowl* K edged fashion sources. Every coat and suit in our department bears the stamp I of Metropolitan fashion influence. I New York designing gives special prestige to onr models, and they are created B in the midst of the most authorative fashion artivities of today. And our buyers 1 search the markets for the most exclusive colors and fabrics In our complete I showing you will fit id a fabric and color sure to exactly meet your taste. " ■ Garments to Suit Everyti ody. If you did not reeeelve one of our Catalogs of Specials I In RtiADY TO WEAR, be sure to write for one. I " . || | | .. ■ rl IM int j l"i !.***"** •. 1“i , ***** ********** * | Wake Upl Bay a Bondi Do You Part. Onlav another week remains in which to subsciibe to the Second Liberty Loan of 1917. At th present rate Oktibbeha Countv is going to fall woefullv abort doing her duty. The verv exist ence of the American Republic is hanging in the balance and the onlv means of salvation is the floating of this Liberty Loin. Strange as it mav seem the Liberty Lnan is meeting with indifference In this Countv. Oktibbeha wi'l fall far down in the slackers class unless von wake up and dig U P some of those rusty dollars that you have had salted down for all these veurs. Lend them to vonr Goverment a£ .good Interest aba for * good purpose. U, vou don’t Vou mav bhve to giva to the Kaiser bv wav of indemnity. If vou.liaveu’t enough Americanism in you;to buvthese bonds from pat riotic motives, then get scared and buv them. The war has to be financed, and Uncle Sam Is going to finance It vou dou’t lend him vonr raonev he will have to pav nia bills through taxation. Aud taxation means an Intolorable burden on the present generation. You are not only protecting your goyerment butvou are protecting yourself as Well when vou invest in Libfrtv Bonds. • - " ' Go to vbur bank today and make application for ill bond* you can STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, OCTOBER 19 1917. 'kWSHK9. possiblv earry. The following is a lisf- , ' ie citixens of this conrtv who k* ve responded to the call of theirtco nn ‘ try iD|thia grave crisis bv placing some of thair means at the dispos al of the, American Goverment. This list is necessarily incomplete as subscriptions are coming in hourly. Add vour name to this list without nelav. Miss Annie Dell Eckford, Arthur 1, Goodman, Lacv White, R J Goodman, Mrs. J W Pop, F L 11‘igau, trustee, R L Bowen, J E Hides, C L Weston, Talking Warrior Lumber Company, A B Harrington. T B Carroll. J 8 Wallace, Misederomie Sage, T W Woodward Jr; E C Thomas, Mrs xvi A Saunders Miss Marv Ward, Miss Marv Cololoogh, Mrs. D A Saunders. Mr. and Mrs. Myeis, are visiting In the home of Mrs, Myers parents Mr. and Mrs. R R Bell this weak. Miss Mack Muse, left Thnrday (or Mobile, Ala. to spend the winter with her sister, Mrs. John Alstin. ~ Mrs. Nannie Nanson, left Friday for the delta where she visit relatives and friends. • *• Mr. L C Edwards, ,apd jittle daughter Aiteen are vUltiog ia Meridian this wgrt. I The Liberty Bell s | Messag *" ’* ,hJ *‘ >'• ‘ 1. 1 •'■'• f v; •? ' b sf.i •.#!: -• •■• >— 1 (i-‘ ;>; Cl ** Mi ■ . >NOMiil.<M * ~mm *'* Circuit Court Notes. . "i Houston A. Smith, of Sturgis, formerly Justice of the Peace of Beat Four, was arraigned before Judge Carroll on Thursday, on the oharge of embezzlement. There were other c harges against him, oye of forgery, The court at first imposed a sentence of 10 years iu the peuiteutiarv, it being agreed |hat the other casss be nolle pros* sed, Later he was brought before the court and the sentence was changed to five vears, and the oth* er charges allowed to stand) • • • Judge Carroll delivered a verv strong charge to the Grand Jurv, Mouduv. After touching upon all the required sUbjebts. he dwelt at length upon the laws affecting the sale and shipment °t wdiskev, and delivered a splendid temperance lecture, upon the evils of intent' l peruncb and its evil effect on the individual as well as upon crime. He told the jury that the consumer could still receive a quint ot whiskev every two weeks, as heretofore, blit urged them to use diligence, and see that the whiskev was legally used after it is received. Attorney Ouv ttenohet was at his post ot duty this week, prosecuting offenders with his usu al vigor.. He making the dis trict a splendid ’ officer, • • • Court adjourned veaterdaV id re-conveue next Friday, when ser* eral important cases are to be call* ed. The Uraud Jury, over whichjUt. J. U, Thomas, ot Adatou. preside ed as Foreman, adjourned Wed J uesduy, having reported twenty indictments- They report crime on the decrease, and commend the populace ot Oktibbeha on their heartv allegiance to right living. <lht RliD CROSS The following is ail itemized tiet ot the shipments ot bupnliti.j sent out lust week by the Oktibbeha tied Cross Chapter : 8 dozen pairs ol knitted socks 20 sweaters U luiiiUei'B > 27 dozenpairs wristlets 7 dozen wash rags 1 dt zeu wipes .'• 4 d< Zen shits pajamad 2 o’zeu bed shirts 1 dozen pairs iff bed erickfc I*2 dozen operating leggihgd • 3 I>2 di zen operating grown 3d< zcn shouldei' wi aps Giiizm hankeUhiit • 8 Int water bag roveid 9 I i.t i,h>l es 6 ‘mall pads jTbis i* a tplebditi bl.oVvinn nut il l's to be lo ped 11 at toilet a w weeks another equally good • I i| n ent may be trade. There has been bhf small tee* nonselp Ihe call issued soitie tllufe •*o luf soli old (able and bed Wtiett ’■ • |(rid Lied, and ii I’iiie ‘•'•duhlfl ih thr Ik ill let should he shipment. "'nWfj Ai ew call in fot email p. 18 bj 20 indiee, made of eloing feather proof licking, and flllid with featbere. All who can are ur •ed to contribute to this eallv Hon, j>i A Saunders and C E Thomae, of Starkville, were hue ioeee vieitore heie la-t Friday. Air. and Mrs. W T Norris, of Stai k> ille, were pleasant vieitore her Sunday. —Mabeu Preea tj® Mr. E Wilkereon, of tho Stark- < /ille Pharmacy, attended the Faif •t Meridian Tueeday, " - I NO 9.