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Rev. Dr. Dickens preached at
Ackamati last Sunday.
Mrs. Graves Davis has been
quite sick this week.
Subscribe for the News now
and bring it your job work.
Hard rain yesterday morning,
overflowing all ditches.
Rev. J. C. Arnett, of Louis
ville, (Miss.) was a distinguished
visitor to our town Tuesday.
Hon. A. A, Montgomery, of
Osborne, was transacting busi
Thanks to Mr. J.S. Lander for
some nice ripe peaches last Tues
day the first of the season.
More rain Tuesday, but some
#of the weather prophets have
been consoling, that the rain is
Cohoama county has issued
•bonds for one hundred thousand
•dollars for the building of public
Miss Ruth Lawrence, of Craw
ford, is on a visit to her grand
■parents, Capt. and Mrs. W. H.
Mrs. N. C. Middleton, of
<Ueenville, Miss., is on a visit to
Jaer sick mother, Mrs. Holbrook,
ait i\ie home of Judge Dennis.
Mr. N. N. Cristopher left for j
Greenwood and other Delta towns |
Tuesday night and will be absent
for several days.
Mrs. Oscar Butler, accom
panied by her sister, Miss Car
rie Stanton, retured to Aberdeen
Mr. J. R. Storment returned
to Parchman last week, getting
the State farm gins in shape for
the next crop of cotton.
For the last few days the price
of cotton lias been jumping up
and it looks like it will sell for
10 cents within a month.
Mr. Carl Goodman has sailed
for Europe to pay a visit to his
Father-land, kindred and friends.
We wish for him a pleasant and
safe sojourn and return.
Many farmers predict that
there will be more corn planted
from now on than ever before in
the history of the county. The
predictions emenate from the
right source and we may look
forward to the fact.
We obtained several new sub
scribers to the News while at ,
Greenville for which we extend
thanks and appreciate the acts i
and motives —that is the kind of
friendship that does good.
We met Rev. R. A. Meek at
Greenville and he looked as nat
ural as if upon the streets of
Starkville and as well. He is
very much beliked and popular
'with the people there.
Our efficient County Superin
tendent of Education, Mr. S. J.
Wallace, attended the closing ex
ercises of the Public school at
West Point Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. John T. Nason,
of Water Valley, are visiting
his mother’s family and other
home folks. John appears to be
in good health and generally
Col. Simon Fried and J. B.
attended the meeting of
t he°Grand Lodge of Odd Fellows
at Jackson last week. Mr. Hogan
was appointed Grand Chaplain,
an honor that does not fall to
every one. not being possessed
of the essential qualification.
Mr. Hogan will discharge the
duties devolving upon him with
Ribbois, Lares and Embroideries, i
ION MONDAY AND TUESDAY MAY 29th. |
AND 30th. WE WILL OFFER FOR SALE |
200 Pieces of Fancy Ribbon, from 3to 6 inches “
wide; 200 Pieces of Plain Ribbon* from 3 to
H 5 inches wide, and our entire line of Laces o
I and Embroideries at greatly reduced prices. |j
Mrs. A. B. Curry, of Washing
ton, D. C.. is pleasantly visiting
her aunt, Mrs. W. H. Reynolds
and other relatives. She is a
daughter of Mr. John Buntin,
well known by the older citizens
Here, Mrs. Curry will return to
her home Monday.
Mr. Baker Harrington has em
barked in the poultry business
on a small scale. He has now
over 300 little chicks. At the
present rate he will have 12 or
15 hundred before the close of
the year—of the Plymouth Rock
strain. This is a pointer.
The heavy rains of Sunday
evening and Monday night were
very discouraging to the farmers
in this section. There was a
great wind with the Sunday rain
and a general over-How of ditch
es within the town.
We have some good people
who are indebted to us; remem
ber we are mortal and expected
to pay for what we get. We
can’ o round the proposition.
Each knows what he owes —
please do by us as you would
like to be done by.
Mrs. A. A. Montgomery and
daugeter, of Osborne, will attend
the Commencement exercises of
the Mississippi Synodical Col
lege at Holly Springs, and will
depart for there tomorrow.
Mr. Gid Culpeper, of Mem
phis, was a welcome visitor to
our town this week. He was a
c itizen for many years of this
county and is well and favorably
known by our older citizens who
'Wore glad to moot him*
The News and Commercial
Appeal for one year. £1.25
The News and Bob Taylor's
Magazine for one year $1.50
The News and The Common
er for one year •. . .$1.50
to new subscribers and those
who will pay up back scores.
Editor F. Townsend, of ithe
Ackerman Plaindealer, and little
daughter Miss Lucile came up on
the early train and returned on
on the passenger this morning.
Come again and remain with us
Mrs J. W. Norment and two
beautiful and interesting little
.dauthers , visited her father’s
family ,Mr.Jno. Kenedy last week
kt West Point.
Warden J. J. Henry, who has
been quite sick at Jackson for a
couple of weeks, was accompa
nied home last week by Mr.
J. B. Hogan and has been com
lined to his sick bed here suffer
ing with chills and fever. We
are glad to report that he has
sufficiently recovered to under
take to resume his duties at
Jackson the latter part of this
We met quite a number of
people at Greenville who once
lived here and in the county,
among whom were Mr. and Mrs.
J. B. Watt, Miss Lilian Jones,
Dr. S. A. Montgomery and Mr.
S. F. Witherspoon, We feel
under real obligations for
courtesies. There is nothing
like mixing and mingling with
people besides homefolks. We
are glad to know that all are
doing wll and piosperous N
Mrs. Isaac Winston has sailed
from New York for England,
her native home, for a visit to
her sisters, mother and other
relatives. Her motner is now
91 years old, hale and hearty.
It will be a great rejoicing at the
re union of this family. Mrs.
Winston has not seen her moth
er for 30 years. We wish for
her a most pleasant visit and
Rev. Mr. Oats, Superintend
ent of the Methodist orphanage
at -Water Valley, occupied the
Methodist pulpit here Sunday,
both morning and evening. The
inclemency of the weather pre
vented a large attendance in the
evening, but those who attended
were well repaid. Mr. Oats is a
strong and forceful speaker—a
good preacher and fearless—
preaches the gospel as he sees
and understands it. We and
others had hoped a continuation
of his morning’s subject, but
conditions changed his plan.
As above stated he gave us a
most excellent sermon however.
Col. Simon Fried departed
Wednesday for Mobile, where he
will spend a couple of weeks vis
iting his daughter, Mrs. Block.
We hope that while there he
may discover the Pensacola and
Memphis R, R Cos., lasso it and
be able to hold it until he can
report to the proper committee
here. He will and can do it, if
it can be done. The Colonel
would make a good railroad
president himself—at any rate
he will do what he oaa for Stark
Mr. Hpnry Barron, of Beau
mont, Texas, is visiting his
sister, Mrs. J. B. Woodson,
Mr. D. E. Rainey and son Dan,
spent Wednesday in Ackerman,
Mi*s. Ella Dean, of Aberdeen,
visited her sisters Misses Hunts,
Mr. Jake Frazier, of Webster
was here shaking hands Wed
Drs. Edwards and Richerson
have opened their new drug store
with a full line of new drugs.
Miss Mary Rogers is now at
home, her school having closed
Prof. John A. Mcßeynolds
returned home Monday evening
after a four years stay in the
Philipian Islands as teacher.
Mr. Mcßeynolds was educated
in Virginia.and was teacher of
our school one term. He was
raised in this county and de
serves a good deal ot praise.
Mr. Weir Walker left Friday
for Greenfield, where he has a
We are very sorry to report
Dr. W. N. Edwards on the sick
Mrs. Mary Shropshire spent
Thursday with relatives in Ack
Mr. A. E. Buckner, one of
Longviews business men was in
Dr. J. W. Edwards had the
misfortune to have his barn and
contents destroyed by tire
Wednesday morning. The dis
covery was made about" four
o’clock, when all was in flames.
He lost about 175 bushels of
corn and ever so much hay and
fodder. It is supposed someone
set tire to it.
Still it rains, and the grass is
growing more and more every
day, is the cry of the farmers.
They say they will never catch
up with thrir work. Some of
their old corn is already drown
ed out, while they have little or
no cotton planted.
Miss Rachael Hannah is visit
ing relatives at Sessums and
Starkville; suppose she will be
gone for two or three months.
Her many friends here miss her
Rev. J. L. Hughs was mar
ried to Miss Lottie Pigford, near
Meridian Sunday, May 21, 1905.
The happy couple came home
Monday morning. They will
make this their future home.
Bro. Hughs has only been here
a short while but has made
many friends who join the writer
in wishing them a long, happy
and successful life.
Tribute of Respect.
Whereas the Divine Will has be**n
disposed to call from the vicissitudes of
this world, the spirit of Mrs. Wiley N.
Nash, beloved wife of our most worthy
brother, General Nash.
And whereas it is the sense of this
Lodge that lilting respects be paid the
memory of this most excellent character,
be it resolved by Ridgley Lodge No. 23,
I. O. O. F that we yield without a mur
mer or complaint to the dispensation of
the great Father of us all, knowing that
his way, though often sad, is always
best; and further be it resolved that the
home from which the spirit has gone
has lost one of the best wives and moth
ers, and the commutity one of the most
sublime characters, and while human
words can do bit little to stay the suf
ferings of broken hearts, still be it fur
ther resolved that that the deepest and
tonderest sympathies of our entire mem
bership be extended to the bereaved fam
ily, and that a copy of these resolutions
be spread upon the minutes of this Lod
ge and pub ished in the town papers
and furnished to the home of the deceas
S. Frikd, )
B* F Bkll, I Committee
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