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THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
VOLUMN IV. STURGIS LOCALS Mr. and Mrs Otlia McLlvvain and baby, of Starkville, spent Sunday here. Mr. Niven Shropshire came in from Birmingham Saturday. Mr. Charles R. Wood, of Col umbus, spent Sunday here with friends. Mr. and Mrs. Jace Carr and Mr. Massey, of McCool, visited their brother, Mr. Silas Massey Sun day. Mr. B. P. Tomlinson made a Hying trip to Starkville Saturday. Dr. J. W. Crumpton andchild dren came down and got convey ance to go out to Springhill Sun day to attend the burial of Mrs. Rufe Fondern, Mrs. Crumpton’s mother. Mr. Will Coleman, of Stark ville, spent Sunday in this vicin ity. %/ Mr. W. T. Scarbrough spent Sunday in West Point. Messrs. Lee Suber and Wirt Peterson, of Cagle, were in town Saturday. Misses Pearl Webb and Mag gie Sullivan came home Satur day. Mr. Odie Daniel and Prof. Stark, of Starkville, wer down on a hunt Saturday. | Mr. Rosseauand Mrs. Portlock -visited Dr. J. W. Edwards last 'week. Messrs. Carl Taylor, Mai Dur ham and Milton Youngblood are here. Mr, Chas. Deshazeris greeting old friends in this community. Miss Bulah Fraizer, of Webs ter, spent a few days with Mrs. D. E. Rainey, last week. Miss Louella Shropshire and Mr. Lawrence Mills, of Elliott, married Saturday evening. A gretna-green affair. Mr. W. V. Reed passed through Sturgis Saturday night enroute to Cornell University. He is a graduate of the A. & M. College. Dr. I. G. Saxon has departed for his home, at Gulfport. Your correspondent visited Starkville Saturday evening and was pleasantly entertained in the home of Prof. S. J. Wallace. Mr. Erskin Green spent Satur day and Sunday with his father. Mr. Oliver Quinn an aged Con federate veteran went to sleep Thursday to wake no more. Mr. Monroe Callowa'y another (Vd soldier passed away at bis home in Winston County Janu ary 26th. WANTED. Two men in each county to re present and advertise Hardware Department, put out samples of uur goods, etc. Traveling Posi tion or Office Manager. Salary $90.00 per month cash weekly, with all expenses paid in advance. We furnish everything. The Columbia House, Dept. 620. Chicago, HI. Monon Bldg. For Fresh Staple Groceries, call **>the Corner Gro * j. 0. Templeton. Pointed Paragraphs. It's an exceptionally poor rule that rfuses to work either way. Necessity knows no law. but that is no excuse for a lawyer. Most women have no visible means of support, except on rainy clays. Wise men make hay while the sun shines, but fools mak it by gas light. Riches have wings—and rich men may evently have flying machines. A barber isn't necessarily an artist because he illustrates his stories with cuts. It takes a wise man to say noth ing at the right time. Many a girl forgets a fellow's past because of his presents. The returning tourist sees his duty, or officials seizes it.—Ex. One of the greatest needs at the A. & M. College is anew chapel building. The legislature ought by all means make the necessary appropriation. The ola one has served well its day. Mayor Jonas, of the Examiner who has been a life long advo cate and believer in the appoin tive power has a change of heart and now is as strong in his con victions for an elective judiciary* It was put in vouge in this State as a matter of expediency only. If the people are compe tent to elect, a governor they are equally so to elect all other offi cers. Let the young men of our coun try study the life, character and death of Marshal Field and then look on the life of the Yerks, the McCudys, the Depews and the Platts, etc., and lake their choice and their choice will then fix their character and settle then destiny.— Sam Paul Jones in the Atlanta Journal. The elective judiciary resolu tion passed the house the third time and will now be passed by the senate, so it is expected by a large majority. The sentiment is growing in favor of electing judges, only a few- old fogies op posing it. —Index Reporter. Mrs- Wm. J. Tobin and son Rufus left on the noon train Tuesday for Shubuta, where Mr. Tobin is now engaged organizing lodge of the Knights and Lad ies of Honor. The family prov ed very pleasant people while here, and they have, the best wishes of all for their future hap piness and prosperity. —Kemper Herald. Mr. and Mrs. Tobin have done excellent work for the order. We wish them abundant success in the good cause. Oiled Roadway Satisfactory. The half mile of oiled road on the avenue facing the State Agri cultural college has withstood the cold weather satisfactorily so far. In a few places the residuum oil did not penetrate the required six inches, and these places will need further working. The work STARKVILLE, MISS., FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1906. was done last September and re quired 4,400 gallons of oil, at one and one-half cents a gallon at the wells. The freight was about the same, making the total cost about $l4O. Manhattan (Ks.) Mercury. We understand that Mrs. Mul drow has let contract for the erection of a two story brick Duilding on north side Main St. eaM of the Walker buildings. It will be a handsome structure. If K. of P. would build or dispose of their lot, no doubt, a magnifi cent building would be erected there on. There is a demand for more larger business bouses in Starkville. Starkville is one of the best towns in the Slate and our people know it and those who visit here are so impressed. The visitors are numerous annually to the commence exercises at the A. & M. college, aside from other sources. Our deep well of water will cure any case of indigestion within a short while. There is no doubt about that. NOTICE. To the farmers and Business Men of Oktibbeha County. In view of the necessity of more thoroughly organizing the working forces of the Southern Cotton Association in Oktibbeha County, every farmer and bnsi ness man in the County is here by urged to attend a mass meet ing to be held in the Court House of said County, on Saturday, the 24ili day of February 190 G. The purpose of this in *eting will be for the selection of a fin ancial agent and organizer for Oktibbeha County. Tue great wor k which this organization has begun should not fail to interest every farmer and business man in the County, nor should there be one who fails to see the great need of urging to success a scheme which makes lor the peace, pros perity and happiness of our sec tion, in particular, and for the general beuetits that will result. In addition to the selection of a financial agent and county or ganizer, discussions will be had relating to the work, plans and pur poses of the organization, in general. Don't fail to come. H. H. SIKES, R. P. WASHINGTON, Sect’y. Pres. Col. T. J Wood’s Siarkville Nows gives the candidates for governor till March the Ist, 10 enter the field, and intimates that if the entries are not closed by then that later on there will be too big a crowd in the race for all of them to do well. There is no doubt one thing, and that is the sooner a man enters the race the better. So come on boys and get in the swim. Although it is now nearly two years before you will be inducted into your office, vet even now the political field is getting white unto the harvest —to the man who expects tu bring in his sheaves. Broad is the road that leads to gubernator ial honors, but the chair is just large enough for one man, but if you expect to grace that chair in Janruary 1908, you had better do like Messrs. Noel and Scotl—say you want it and got out and hustle for it.—Choctaw Plaindealer. The blowing out of the pack ing of the joint of the water mane at the intersection of Lamp- * kin and Jackson Sts. Tuesday morning, caused a Joss of a vast amount of water and consider able inconvenience. The author ities repaired the damages and everybody was supplied with water later in the day. MARRIED. Mr. Arthur Shelbourne and Miss Fannie Shearer were united in the holy bonds of matrimony, Wednesday evening at 5: 30 o’clock, at ihe First Methodist Episcopal Church South, the beautiful and impressive ceremo ny was peformed by Rev. J. A. Thomas, pastor of the M. E. church, of West Point. The groom is a prominent, business and prosperous young man of of Bard well Ky. The bride is the youngest daughter of our most highly esteemed fellow towns man, Mr. T. N. Shearer, a most beautiful young lady, most refind and accomplished, one of the most lovely and sweetest tlowers that ever grew in the garden of beauty and social realms of Stark vill’s society. Mr and Mrs. She I bourne dearted for their future home on the be lat. and 111. Cent. R. R. The News most cordially unites with the many friends in extending con gratulations and best wishes for their good health, happiness and prosperity. May their pathway be ever strewn with the most beautiful, frairrant flowers and golden snnslight. Mr. and Mrs. Shelbonrne will oe at home to Ilnur friends at Natch' z after their tour. People who come to town since the Coehaaii shop has been con* verted into a general store by Mr. T. O Templeton seem perfectly supprized, bat will purchase something for the change. No, it is no longer the shop, but the Corner Store, which is owned and conducted by Mr. J. O. Temple ton. He keeps everything for use in a family, and is a popular canidate for a share of your pat. ronage. The News is very well pleased with its new neighoor, the Corner Store, and will be pleased to receive your job work and give satisfaction The News is next door north of the Corner Store. Our Honor Roll is not lengthy this week, but we have many good promises and that is encou raging. We feel very thankful for what consideration we have re ceived, as we always Jfeel. The editor, like all business men, loves a prompt and cheerful pay er. Friends and patrons, always bear these words in mind. Good patronage, and good payer** make a good paper. It takes the money to conduct any business; this anyone knows, or should know. Call on J. O. Templeton, the Corner Grocery Store, for gro ceries. It don't seem possible that a more disreputable periodical than the Town Topics, of New York City, ever existed. The old, Police Gazette, which was suppassed by law, was a Sunday School paper in comparison to it. Men who paid $ 1,500 to S 20,- 0 0 0, to itfor immunity, from be ing exposed, must have had terri ble ghosts to hide. “Whither are we drifting”? The motion to go into commit tee of the whole for adoption of chapters of the code was made before the House had been in ses sion more than forty minutes. Mr. Normeut was called to the chair and presided over the com mittee and more work was accom plished than any previous session of the House in commitee in the whole.—Clarion Ledger HONOR ROLL. Mrs. W. H. Cuny $1 00 J. A Johnson 1 00 Fewer Gallons; Wears Longer; Devoe. Mr. Foster, of Warren county has introduced a bill in the Leg islature making the playing of cards for prizes by ladies a crime. It will hardly become a law, but, no doubt, direct the minds of ladies who do so how the mat ter is regarded. People who have much of anything to do have little time to indulge in suf*h diversions. Col. J. A. Wiggs has returned from his Texas trip and he and Mrs. Wiggs were today shopping. Col. likes Mississippi the best. Corner Grocery is the place to ‘get your money’s worth' for all kinds of country produce. Mr. Ed Yeates is on a visit to liis father's family. Dr. E. D, Yeates Ed, is the picture of health and seems supremely happy. Dr. Earl Lucas and son Walter, of Ebernezer, attended the Shel bourne-JShearer nuptials and re turned home to day. The Dr. is an uncle of the bride. Mrs. J. C. Wood was call to Sturgis Tuesday, where she has been ever since, on account of the critical sickness of her aged grandmother, Mrs. Woodson. Her condition, we regret to say, is by no means hopeful for her recovery. Mr. Charles Hartnass left for Shawnee, Okla. last Saturday. He resided there two years and is not a stranger and made a good record for himself and friends out there. Charlie, is a good business, young man and we pre dict for him continued success and prosperity. Mr. J. R. Davis, of Trim Cane, was here yesterday. He is an other prosperous farmer who al ways has something good to dis pose of. His face is always sunshine and returned home leaving us a beautiful sun light day. Mr. N. M Christopher was in Columbus Tuesday on business. Mr* W. O. Page was in Jack son Wedneday transacting busi* ness. NUMBER 48.