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LOCALS. For the best goods, cheapest prices, and quick delivery try Geo. D. Hartness. Mr. Jeff Hollinshead was in town Wednesday. Mr. Tom Katz leaves for St. Louis Saturday. Misses Dean spent Sunday with the family ot4heir brother Mr. Herman Robson. Mr. A. Margolis leaves Satur day for western markets where he goes to buy his fall stock. Miss Daisy McCann, a charm ing young lady of Smyrna, is visiting here this week. Why let mosquitoes eat you up when you can get tine mos quito bars at $1.50 and $2.00 at J. H. Stillman & Go’s, store? Gen. W. N. Nash atttended the Grand Lodge session K. &L. of Honor as representative from Pearl Lodge No, 226, held at Jackson last Tuesday. We want your Chickens and Eggs,will pay the highest prices. Geo. D. Hartness. Dr. H. R. Raymond who is taking a short vacation at Green • wood Springs will not return un til some time next week. We hope that his sojourn will continue pleasant and his return safe to our people. MajJ Jno. B. , Hudson and H. H. Reynold two of Oktibbeha’s most active and enterprising citizens visited Jackson Monday as delegates to the J. K. Varda man caucus. Maj. J. B. Hogan and Capt. B. Prank Bell two of Starkville's distinguished citizens visited Jackson last Monday on impor tant business mission. Mr. J. H, Stillman returned home from Merisian last Friday, where he has been at the bedside of his sister, Mrs. Cunningnara, who is very sick. All obituaries(not over fifteen lines) will be published free, but all over must be paid for at rate of 5 cents per line —six words to line. Please bear this in mind when writing. If you can be pleased we can do it, give us a trial, and be con vinced. Geo. D. Hartness. Fish. Freak Fish. Don’t forget the day of the weeks. Rememeber every Fri day you will find Fresh Fish at Jonas Auston’s The Grocer, and don’t forget he buys Country Produce and pays the highest price for them. We are pleased to have in .our midst Rev. J. C. Carothers, of Grenada, who is on a visit to his brother J. Andy Carothers and sister C. R. Mrs. Montgomery and other relatives. He will preach at the Presbyterian Church Sunday at the regular hour and we are glad that his old boyhood friends and associates will have an opportunity to hear him and hope that they will avail them selves ofthe opportunity as it presents so seldom. Base Ball. Starkville tried her base ball skill last Wednesday, and as us ual came ofi the field victorious. The game was played with a team from West Point, and while it was one to command good in terest, many good plays being made, yet the visiting boys were easy, and the score at the close footed up Starkville eleven, West point four. Capt. John T. Nason and wife, accompanied by Mrs, Nason’s little brother, Master Kenneth Byers are in the city guests of Mrs. Nannie Nason. Messrs. James J. Ligon and Parke Daniel left Monday even ing for Savannah. Ga., where they will sail on the ocean liner for New York, where they will domici’e for a while at Coney Is land, taking in the International yacht races. They will also vis it Niagara, Boston and other points in the north, when they will likely sail for a European tour before returning to the mon otony of business. Mr. J. J. Sisloff, superinten dent of the Starkville power plant, who has been confined to his bed from rheumatism, was last Sunday removed to the home of his sister in Durant. His friends here hope that the change will be beneficial, and hope to soon see him at his accustomed place of business. If you are not a customer, you should be, the goods you buy from us are the best. Geo. D. Hartness. The crop conditions in this section were never better before, and there will be many positions open in business lines in the near future. Young ladies and gentleman qualify yourselves to fill some of these positions by taking a course in some good Business College. See the Ad. of the Macon & Andrews Busi ness Colleges on another page in this issue. You can complete a course with them in the shortest time with less expense, and with more satisfaction to yourself than you can at any school in the land. There are two kinds of Business: the Macon & Andrews—and all the others. Macon & Andrews advertise what they do, because they do what they advertise. We regret extremely that we could not attend the picnic yes terday in the Outlaw neighbor hood. We know all had a real good time and that it was a com plete success. We return our most cordial thanks to our good old time friend, D. W. Outlaw for so kindly remembering us and may he live long and be hap py. Such courtesies are appre ciated. We met Prof. John L. Smith in Jackson last Monday, who was in attendance on the Grand Lodge K. and L. of Honor, who handed us his announcement of thanks to his fellow citizens of the county for the support and vote given him for Senator on the 6th inst., in the primary elec tion, for publication in the re spective newspapers here, but we have misplaced them. He is profoundly grateful and hopes that oppportunities may present to show his appreciation in a more substantial way. Prof. Smith departed from Jackson to Mobile to confer with the author ities of the M. J. &K. C. R. R with the hopes of locating the line so as to run through Maben instead of running two and one half miles West, and hopes that the people of the county and Starkville will use their influence to that end. It will be to our in terest to rally to him. On August 15th 1903, the Southern Railway will sell round trip tickets at greatly reduced rates from Columbus, Miss., to the following named points:- Asheville and Hot Springs, N. C. *13.10. Old Point, Virginia Beach, Ocean View and Hot To the Voters of Oktibbeha Count ij: I wish to thank you for the splendid vote you gave me in the first primary, and earnestly solicit your support in the second. I feel under lasting obligations to you for this kindness, and if elected will do my utmost to make an honest, diligent servant for all the people. I shall not be able to see every voter in the county again, but you know I would be glad to do so. Thanking you again for what you have done for me in this pri mary, and believing that you will not forget one of your own boys, I beg to remain. Humbly" yours, Q.ODITG DAJNXEL. Springs, Va. SIB.OO and Roan oke,* Va. $16.45. Western Tenn essee $9.40. Tickets will be good to return until Aug. 31st, 1903. Excellent schedules and magnifi cent trains through the grandest scenery in the South. For particulars apply to South ern Railway Agents, or address, H. F. Latimer, Traveling Passenger Agent. J. C. Lusk, District Passenger Agent, Birmingham, Ala. MARRIED —In Starkville on Sunday morning at 8 o’clock, at the home of Prof. Jesse Fox, Miss* Bessie Fox and Dr. B. A. Truly, of Fayette, Dr. Truly belongs to one of the best families in the state, a family that has furnished men distinguished in their chosen vocations. The bride is one of West Point’s most attractive young women. Cultured, gentle, modest and refined, in her are centered all the graces that make a perf ect woman. They left at once for their home in Payettte. A host of West Point friends ex tend to them best wishes. —West Point Leader, The News congratulates the high contracting parties and wishes them good health, hap piness and prosperity all through the journey of life. DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COM MITTEE Pursuant to previous notice, the Democratic Executive Com mittee of Oktibbeha County met at the Court House on Friday, August 7th, for the purpose of canvassing and tabulating the primary election held on thurs-, day, August Oth. Present, A. C. Erwin, Chair man, Simon Pried, Secretary, W. H. Suddoth, A. P. Young, Stacy Cooper, A. J. Halbert, R. E. Hannah, J. D. Gaston, L. C. Funderburk, A letter was read signed by all of the candidates for representa tive to the Legislature in the Eastern District, agreeing that the one receiving the plurality vote shall be entitled to the nom ination. The following is the result of the vote cast at the primary election as above stated, and hereby tabulated and confirmed by the Executive Committee. The report for the State offices has been forwarded by registered letter to the State Democratic Committee. The vote for dis trict attorney has been forward ed to Hon. T. B. Cawoll, Chair man of the District Executive Committee. From the statement as above, the following candidates for the county have been declared the nominees of the democratic par ty of Oktibbeha County, to be voted for at the next general election. Lauderdale Springs, Mississippi’s Great Helth Resort, 18 Miles North of Meridian on M. & O. R. R. Season Opens June 10,03.14Dif f erent Kinds of Water All Diseases of the Bowels, Kidney, Liver and Stomac Cured Accommodations first class. Beautiful Grounds, Spacions Hotel No mosquitos or other insect pests. Music, Danciug, Games and other Amusements. Mr. Robert Walker, an experienced hotel man will be in charge of the culinary department Dr. T. B. Ryeder, M. D., D.0., Resident Physician. For terms etc., address, G. A. Crooker, President, Lauderdale, Miss. For representative, Eestern District, J. W. Norment, Chancery Clerk,W. W. Edwards, Circuit Clerk,.... H. H. Sikes, Supt. of Education,.. .S. J. Wal lace. Assessor, E. A. Buckner, Surveyor, F. N. Sanders, Supervisor, Beat 1, R. A. Lampkin, Supervisor, Beat 2, A. A. Montgomery, Supervisor, Beat 3, T. J. Harpole, Supervisor, Beat 5 J. A. Randle, Justice of Peace, Beat 1,..W. H. Reynolds, A. O. Green, Justice of Peace Beat 2,. .C. M. Self, G. G. Thompson, Justice of Peace, Beat 3,. .E. O. Neely, L H. Nickels, Justice ol Peace, Beat 4,. .T. P. Sanders, Justice of Peace. Beat 5,. .A. P. Bray, E. G Harroll, Constable, Beat 2,. R. Lummus, Constable, Beat 3,.. L. S. Shaap, Constable, Beat 4, ..C. B. Fer gerson, Constable, Beat 5,. .Jas. W. Me Cann. The following are the candi dates to be placed on the ticket for the second primary election to be held on Thurs., August 27. For State Senator, G. Odie Daniels, W. W. Magruder. Representative, Western District J. W. Crumpton, C. B. Hannah Sheriff H. A. Fox, McD. Mcllwain. Treasurer W. T. Norris J. S. Saunders, Supervisor, Beat 4, W. T. West, John Quinn, Constable, Beat 1,.. .. Patterson x>oooooo^ooooo^o^oooooo< i SUMMER AT , S I HOT SPRINGS | A iiI3EiiNSAS. $ For those who go to Hot Spring for the benefit of health the summer is IT A really the BEST TIME. Her fortunate location, high up in the foot- W hills of the Ozarks insures a cool and delightful climate and every con- X dition which obtains in the most popular summer resorts of the North A X is fulfilled in the “Valley of Vapors.” Physicians are united in the Q If opinion that the wates are more beneficial during the summer season. If a One Fare Pins 32.00 O V For the Round Trip throughout the If jf Summer. Write for booklet. if X Go© H. Lee, G. P. A.,Little Rock. Ark. X V Frank M. Griffith, T. P. A., a V Memphis, Tenn. X Pearson, A. W. Welch, Justice of Peace, Beat 4,.., J. G. Bevill, L. S. Peterson, By a unanimous resolution of the Executive Committee, the county election commissioners are hereby requested to see to it that hereafter, the Eastern and Western voters for Represena tive ter the Legislature be defin ed in the poll books. The Secretary was instructed to have these preceedings pub lished in the county papers. The Committee adjourned to meet again on Friday, August 28th, at 10 A. M. at the Court House for the purpose of canvas sing the votes of the primary election held on Thursday, ust 27th. A. C. Ervin, Ch, Simon Fried, Sec. Mississippi Gollege FOUNDED 1826. •too Students Last Session Equipments are being constantly improved. Endowment is being annually enlarged. NEXT SESSION OPENS SEPT. 9. r3=Seud for Catalogue. W. T. LOWKEY, President. Clinton. Hinds Cos., Miss. R-I-P-A-N S Tabules Doctors find A good prescription For mankind. The ."went packet is enough for usual occa sions. The family bottle (60 cents) contains ply for a year. All druggists sell them. 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