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THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
VOLDMN IV. mm here are one hundred and one nice things I that go to make Christmas what the name im- I plies-a time when the shrouds of sorrow and ___ discontent are laid aside and all those of “Peace on earth, good will to men,” are donned. You may take for granted those things are here, and are yours at a reasonable price. Here is a list of articles which are staple requisits for Christmas, which we submit for your consideration. APPLES , ORANGES , CANDIES, NUTS , CAKES.FIRE- WORKS , FLOUR , RAISINS , EXTRACTS. Etc, for good bak ing, and many other things that are expected in the home at this festive season. We greet you with a polite invitation to come and inspect our goods. W. D. Harness I E. Christmas 1905. locals. Have you seen those beautiful cloaks and raincoats just arrived at the Mammouth Store of Blum enfeld & Fried? Mr. J. W. Maxwell, of Mem phis, came in Sunday morning and will spend some time with his father, Mr. A. M, Maxwell. His wife and mother followed Tuesday. Dr. H. R. Raymond preached a most excellent sermon Sunday at tne Presbyterian Church, at which the Lord’s Supper was administered, Mr. Frank Gottseelig and Warden J. J. Henry departed for Jackson Sunday morning, via Il linois Central. Miss Ethel Smith, who has been on a visit to her sister, Mrs. Stringfellow, at St. Louis, has returned, to the gratifica tion of her numerous friends hare. G*G. Thompson, J. P. District No. 2 and Messers W. B. and O. P. Thompson, of Hickory Grove, were here Saturday transacting business. On next Sunday Rev. M. K. Thornton, pastor of the Baptist Church here, will exchange pul pits with Rev. J. R. Nutt, pas tor of the Ackerman church. It is hoped there will be a large congregation present. No one can have a true educa tion without being good, honest and pure.—Ex. Louis Kleban, of Starkville, was a sight seer in this enter prising metropolis Sunday.— Hon. J. W. Norment, of Stark ville, was also a Friday visitor to our city—Dixie Press. Mr. B. T. Williams and Olen Ware left for Gulfport Tuesday evening. They took with them 40 fine Jersey milch cows to add to Mr. WilUam’s dairy there. Mr. Williams will return later for his family. We understand that be has sold his place three m iles northeast of here to Mr. Charley Thompson, a most pros perous fanner and daryman, Fewer gallons; wears longer* We observe that anew dwell ing has been built at Cooke. The people of the Flatwoods are looking forward to the time in the near future for that to be come the chief farming section of the county. About building up the town, it is with the people to do it. Fewer Gallons; Wears longer. Starkville is the capital of the county and the most prosperous town in North-east Mississippi. Mr. Tom M. Montgomery has a position at, and is now a citizen of, Meridian. Tom is a most ex cellent young man and most trustworthy in every particular, Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Woodson have issued cards announcing the marriage of their daughter Jemima to Mr. James Cooke Wood, which interesting event will take place at 4:00 o’clock P, M. Sunday 24th. Inst, at the Baptist Church, Sturgis, Miss. We, in advance, congratulate these young people and wish for them much joy and happiness in this life and the great beyond. Fewer Gallons; Wears longer. Our people are delighted to know that Rev. J. W. Dorman will be the pastor of the Meth odist Church here. Rev. W. A. Bolin has been re turned to his work here as all anticipated and hoped. Rev. H. S. Spraggins goes to Oxford and best wishes of his friends here follow him and his family. Rev. L M. Lipscomb was ap pointed Presiding Elder and will live at Columous. * Fewer Gallons; Wears longer, ; Gunther’s Candy will prove your taste for quality and help to “win you a home.” —Gill’s. Tuesday was cloudy and threat ening rain. We are getting some new sub scribers ahd we will ship some unless they pay up* Their looks are goodenough but not a cent will they pay* STARKVILLE, MISS., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15,1905 I HOLIDAY GREETING | w We extend to you a cordial invatation w X to call anp inspect our immense pisplay || wot Holiday Goods* Our stock is new and w ! fresh and embraces all the latest attract- X ions in Novelties, Toys and Finer Gift # m Goods. Whether you are seeking gilts || # for young or old, we can supply your # M wants. Our prices will please you. Now is the time to buy, before the rush. But || M whether you are ready to buy or not, give % m a I usa call. You will be welcome. tt Yours for a Merry Christmas, T * IK. TZ. &r. L. weie. * f Miss Annie Belle Wilburn has returned from her visit to Stark ville, to the delight of her friends.—vKilmichael Press. Hand engraving cut deep to ornament the piece—at Gill’s. Fewer gallons; Wears longer. Genl. W. N. Nash and Hon. B. F, Bell went to Jackson Wed nesday. Messers W. W. Hall and W. H. N. Seitz, of Longview spent a portion of Wednesday in Stark ville. Mr, and Mrs. C. E. Buntin have returned home from their Florida trip, much improved and pleased with what they saw and enjoyed. Fewer Gallons; Wears longer. WANTED. 10 men in each state to travel, post signs, advertise and leave samples. of our goods, Salary $75.00 month. $3.00 per day for expenses. ROYAL SUPPLY CO., Dept. W. The Commission of Presbytery met on Tnursday at Aberdeen, to install Rev. W* R. McCalla as Pastor of the Presbyterian Church. On account of a tempo rary indisposition of the Pastor elect, the serv ice was postponed to early spring. Dr Raymond, a member of | the Commission, has returned and will preach in his own pulpit next Sunday. Fewer gallons; wears longer A girl is as liable to sow her affections in bad soil as a young man is to sow wild oats. —Ex. That prince of merchants, Col. Fried, of Starkville, was in the city several days last week. He looks well and is enjoying fine health. Glad to meet him,—Ack erman Sun. STURGIS LOCALS. Mr. Joe Crow, of Kosciusko, was greeting friends here Sun day. Rev. Tom Wallace, of Loak foma, was transacting business here Saturday. Mr. Peter Shumaker, of Louis iana is here looking after the sale of Mr. Tom Woodward’s property near this place. Mr. Shumaker was a well known citizen of this county several years ago. Miss Leta Hunt passed through on her way home last Friday. Miss Rachel Hannah has re turned from Ackerraan, where she attended the session of New Hope Presbytery. Mr. Greer, section foreman, has had his brother with him for a few days. Mr. Hugh Taylor is at work again after several days illness. Dr. J, W. Edwards made a flying trip to Mathiston last week. Mr. Jim Rainy, of Choctaw, spent Sunday with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Webb are visiting their children at Ack erman. Mr. Hamp. Cochran spent a few hours here Saturday. Rev. Ray, of the A. & M. College, also pastor of the Bap tist Church, preached two inter esting sermons Sunday. Mr, W. M. Dabbs went home Thursday after a short stay with friends. Mr. Doss Shropshire is at home with an affliction similar to that of Job, Let us hope that he may bo gifted with some of Job’s patience. Prof. Miller is making prep arations for a school entertain ment Friday night, Dec. 22. Mrs. Amelia Woodson attend- ' ed Presbytery Wednesday, Little Miss Barron, of Acker man, has been visiting her sis ter, Mrs. Lelia Richardson. Why am Ia hypocrite? Be couse my neighbor is. Why is my neighbor a hypocrite? Be cause I am. Bea man and your neighbor will be one; let your neighbor be a man and you will be one. Be honest with your neighbor and your neighbor w ill be honest with you. Only a ques tion of brotherly love and Chris tian -reciprocy, instead of bar baric hate and savage relation. Try it and you will find that it will work.— Ex. About 1:30 a. m. Sunday, the Green old Home was totally de-- stroyen by fire. The property' was recently purchased by Mr. J B. Kennard, who intended to move into it soon. We under stand that there was some insur ance, fortunately for Mr. Ken nard. The wind was very high and the sparks endangered other property. The house, a large one, had nearly collapsed befere anyone, scarcely, made the discovery and the alarm was giv§n. They may say what they please. Young Hydie, I. H. Mc- Call, McCurdie, Chauncey De pew and others, “but they have got the money.” Some of them are getting very senstive now at any body 'suspecting them of not looking after the insurance in terest and will resign. Perhaps the policy holders can get along without them. NUMBEfi 40.