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THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
VOLDMN V. Attention. On Oct. 17th, 1900, it is planed to reproduce in the city of Mem phis, as nearly as possible, that fearless band which helped to make the name and fame of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest immor tal. There will be no frills or furbe lows, There will be no band wagons in the parade. There will be no sponsors and maids of honor. The parade will consist of the mounted survivors of For rest’s Cavalry, formed in line of march as they were formed so often in the stirring days of yore, going forward to do their duty. lUwill be simply a band of Con federate Cavalrymen upon the the march. Of all the Division and Brigade Commanders that served with Forrest there are but four now living. Gen Is. F. C. Armstrong, H. B. Lyon and Cols. Edmund K. Rucker and D. C. Kelly, all of whom will be in the parade at the head of their old commands It may be the last time the old Veterans will thus assemble. Let every man who, during the war served under Forrest come to Memphis and take part in the parade. Horses will be provided. All the railroads will place on sale October 15th, 16th andlTth, good until October 81st, round trip tickets at one-fare plus 25c. As there w T as no man to lag be hind when the great commander gave the word “Forward” let there be none too decline to come. There is but one woman to whom the troop will give place upon this occasion, Miss Emma Sanson, the girl who piloted Gex*. Forrest during his pursuit of Streight. A led horse, suitably caparisoned and saddled with a woman’s saddle, will be placed near the head of the column in her honor. The Widows, Wives and Daugh ters of all old Forrest Veterans are cordially invited to come, to whom special honor and respect will be shown. The editor of the Leader is highly gratified by the endorse ment of numerous Taxpayers, of his contention for a more eco nomical management of the city utilities. All good democrats stand upon the platform of hon est and economical administra tion of public affairs. Most of our citizens, who pay taxes, feel that that has not been the rule in this city, t least as to the greatest economy. The Leader is not just finding something to kick at, and so the tax payers look upon its efforts as put forth in its columns. West Point Leader. W T e had a short call from H. H Sikes, of Starkville, Tuesday, he being here in the interest of the Oktibbeha County Fair to be held in Starkville Oct. 9,10. Mr. Sikes being the Secretary of the Fair Association. Mr. Sikes was accompanied by his daugh ter who took the M. J. & K. C. noon train for Blue Mountain where she is a student in the Blue Mountain Female College.— Claoctaw Piaindealer. Mr. Editor. I will give you a few items from Montgomery School House as that is the settlement I live in. I saw in your last weeks paper that the cotton crop was doing well. Owing to the rains that have fallen for the last few days have injured it some, but the prospects are tine for a good crop; if it were not for the young cotton it would be 70 per cent. Now the crop will num ber thirteen million bales. There are some crops in this settlement that are not of any account where it wasn’t worked. The cutting down of our hills on the Starkville and Mayhew Road seems to give satisfaction to the people who have to travel up and down them I don’t think there ought to be a road scraper put in the road from Starkville to the foot of McDowell Hill. The hollow west of Dille’s ought to be thrown up with scrapers which I am satisfied the Board of Supervisors will do. As many questions and much business as the Board has to act on I ex pect them to make some mis takes. Judge Robert Cochran held court in Columbus last waek with great credit to himself, a very lurge number of friends and to all law abiding citizens and everbody who favors the execution of the law. Those who are opposed to Judge Coch ran for his doing wrong but it is for doing right. A friend of mine who was an eye witness in Columbus Monday said that his appeal to the Grand Jury was a grand appeal for the law to be executed. Many witnesses were glad to hear such protection from a court; mothers and sis ters that their beys still had a chance to be stopped before they entered the club room. Very respt., G. T. Turner. Mayhew, Sept. 24, ’O6. A suit of unusual interest to users of light and water supplied by corporations has been brought in the chancery court at Little Rock. Arkansas. The suit is* to compel the corporation to connect its wires to the residence of a cit izen who has complied with all the requirements of the company except to install a meter to measure the current that may be consumed. The citizen contends that the metor does not belong to him and is placed in his resi dence for the protection of the company, and should therefore be paid for by the company. The suit presents the contention whether the merchant who sells a commodity should furnish the scales or require his customer to do it —Ex. Mrs. H. H. Bonner, and little Miss Allee Lampkin Bonner, of Memphis, arr the guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robt. A. Lampkin. We have never seen the interesting little Miss, but if as beautiful and charming as the mother it is no surprise at grand pa Lampkin being so proud at being a grandpa. Our merchants who are adver Using have the bargains. STARKVILLE, MISS., FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1906. [STURGIS LOCALS] '’ZSSSSZi by f MISS SALLIE BEVILL. 1 Mr. and Mrs, W. M. Dabbs aud Daby Vivian are inmates of the Shropshire home this week. Mr. Doss Morgan is the happy father of a bright baby daugh ter. The little lady arrived sev eral days since and doing well. Mr. O. F. Turner left Monday for Milsaps College where he will take a course in civil law. Mrs. Turner will remain with her par ents during his absence. Mr. Joe Brown has moved into the cottage at his mill hoping the change will be beneficial to the health of his family. Instead of going out of busi ness as was reported, Miss A. C. Hannah has opened up her fall stock of millinery. As is usual her custoners are delighted. Mr, David Hunt’s family have post poned their departure for Gulfport indefinitely since the recent storm. They were to have left this week. The storm last week damaged the farmers crops of corn and cotton deplorably. No one was hurt and no cousideaole damage to property in our community. After all we have much to feel thankful for as the news reaches us of the terrible disaster on the coast. Rev. J. R. Courtney delivered one of the ablest sermons that has resounded from a pulpit in Sturgis for quite awhile. If the Cumberland Presbyterian Church has many such as he it will soon have regained its footing. He is a quiet eloquence that carries conviction. Prof. Jno. A. Mcßeynolds and Miss Stella Langley opened up “The Sturgis Graded School” Monday with an enrollment of only seventeen. Where are the children—tishing? Mr. Mcßeynolds has taught here before and we know from ex per* ience that he is an excellent teacher. Never having met Miss Langley we can judge only by public opinion. She was once before employed in this same work. She is represented by both patrons and pupils as the verv quintessence of perfection. We are sure the school will thrive under the careful guid ance of these intructors. Mr. T. F. Lamb is now and has been seriously sick this week and several of the child ren. We hope for an early im proved condition and join their friends in sympathies. ■♦ —— • Mr. J. H. Welborn, the popu lar real estate dealer, tells us that he has many inquiries for homes here for rent from SB.OO to $lO 00 per month, from per sons who wish to move here and, would likely permanently reside here, People desire to live in the community for some time before purchasing. It occurs to us that now is the opportunity for our capitalists to put money m circulation profitably. Regretable. Rufus Murrah killed William Parker hotel keeper last Friday evening about 8 o’clock between depot and hotel at Maben shooting him three times and it is said several timos the prostrate body upon the ground. Murrah procured a liyery stable horse rode to the home of his father-iu law Jim .Johnson G miles returned to Maben hitched the horse at the stable and took the early West bound train Tuesday morning, ar rested at Itta Bena and incarcerated in jail at Greenwood and the Sheriff here notified. Sheriff Mcllwaln left Mon day evening and returned with his prisi nor Wednesday morning and lodged in jail. Harry Johnston, a brother-in-law was charged as an accomplice who came in Wednesday morning and voluntarily surrendered and he too is benind the bars. Murrah lives in the Delta, John ston in this county and but little is known of Parker, though he has been residing in this county for about two years. The issue between Messrs. Brewer and Scott, candidates for Governor, has become so person al and acute concerning a very grave matter which affects the public developments are being watched with keenest interest- The situation am mounts to a do cisive crisis in the candidacy of these two gentleman. If Mr. Brewer cannot meet the denunci ation of Mr. Scott in his speech at Greenwood and re-iterated in today’s Leader, with evidence “as strong as proof of holy writ,” he might just as well withdraw now from the gubernatorial can vass. On the other hand, if Mr. Scott is only making a grand stand play and indulging a big game of bluff —something it is al most impossible to belieye in the light of a magnificent life-time record and his hitherto untar nished reputation —and it is proved by Mr. Brewer that he is in secret league with the rail roads of the Slate, the gentleman from Bolivar will no longer be in the running and might just as well retire. In short, the personal issue be tween these gentlemen is so clear cut and withal is of a nature so vital to the people, it is almost certain to mean either Scott or Brewer for Governor, and the driving of the other from the contest. Which will it be? If Mr. Brewer has any facts and proof to establish his charges, it certainlly behoovs him to pro duce them and do it quick.— Brookhaven Leader. t The Fair opens up next Tues day the 9th, inst. and Miss Mollie R. Portlock has on hand a full line of ready-to-wear and Tailored hats. Come early each day before the opening of the Pair and make yonr selections, Also call after the Pair each day. You will find it to your interest to do so. Her grand opening will take place on Oct, 16 and 17. the week following the Fair. She inten ded to have it next week but for the Fair. Remember that this means that she has in stock full and complete all lines of goods kept in a first class Millinery. Don’t forget the time and days as above given. The opening will be more generous and grand than on any previous occasion. The place—Mrs. Mollie Ros seau Portlock. Was Here. The Illinois Central Farmers’ Insti tute was strictly on time Wednesday evening and the program was carried out as laid down. A large audience was present and invited to seats In res pective coaches. There were speakers fur each coach, We were In the Farmers’ and heard a most excellent address from Hon. Walter Clark. He is a man far above the ordinary and the Cotton Growers Association of this State most fortunate in having him as presi dent. His every effort and interest are in this work. The great Illinois Central is doing a great work along the line of Agricul ture assisting our A. M. College. It seems that all interests seem to be to gether. It 'is most gratifying. We know that it is very pleasing to Presi dent Hardy and other members of ihe faculty of tne A. & M. C. who are doing good and effective work in conjunction with the Ills. Cent. Institute on wheels. Everybody was glad that they at tended. Unique and Useful. Mr. John Moyers exhibited us a diagram of a raiUoad cattle guard, most simple patented by his father-in-law, of Belfast, Tenn. The device consista of plank or other material suppose G ft. long the width cf the track and to be balanced upon a tie, when cattle or stock step upon either end immediate ly raises a three frot obstruction, a three foot fence. It is being considered by rail road officials. Hon. Wiley N. Nash returned from Houston andOkolona Tues day. Circuit Court convened there Monday and a very large assembly of people as we gath er from press reports to hear the speaking of the several can didates present. Hon. J. S. Williams candidate for U. S. Senate, Hons. E. F. Noel and T. U. Sission candidates for Gover nor and W. N. Nash for Lieut. Governor spoke presenting their respective claims. Genl. Nash did not speak at Okolona, but met many old friends and ac quaintances who are for him first, last and all the time. Fall Millinery Opening Oct. 16 and 17 Miss Minnie Washington will have on display Oct. 16th, and 17th, a most beautiful and com plete line of stylish Trimmed and Pattern hats from the markets of Louisviile and St. Louis. Miss Wilkie Williams is at the head of the Trimming department. All are cordially invited to come. Mr. J. S. Saunders returned from St.Louiis last evening. Stock is higher there than here and he did not purchase. Quite a number of people came to town Monday because it was too bad weather to do anything at home, to look after business. The farmers are uniform in their reports of great destrnction and damage to all crops. It is not so bad, however, but that it could have done more damage. * If you have lost your boyhood spirits, .courage and confidence of youth, we offer you new life, fresh courage and freedom from ill health in Hollister’s Rocky Mountain Tea. 35 cents, Tea or Tablets. R. K. & F. L, Wier. Mr. William Lumis, of Hickory Grove neighborhood, was in town Monday. NUMBER 30.