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—PUBLISHED BY— THE HEWS PRINTING CO. TELEPHONES IfflM as, - EMU's RmMhc* ML TEOS. J. WOCO • - ■ Ediiur Our Motto: **Tdl the truth—No matter whom it helps or hurts," Entered the Post Office at Starkville, Mississippi. •• second class ma*l matter Published every Friday. Subscrip ton price 9 1.00 per year local and flcrsowal Come along with your subscription to the News. We are in need of the mon ey to keep our debts paid. Don’t delay longer, for we have been very patient and indulgent. Please heed. Messrs J. E. Kinsey, Estin Maxwell, Frank Ramsey and George Lanier, who are work ing at Maben, spent Sunday at home. Mr. S. G. Hannah, of near Sturgis, spent several days in Starkville this week. Hon. A. A. Montgomery, of Osborne, was a business visitor here Tuesday. Mrs. J. M. Butts and little daughter, of Atlanta, Ga., are the guests in the home of her father-in-law, Mr. W. M. Butts, for a few weeks. We are sorry to report Miss Estelle Gray quite sick. We wish for her an early recovery. Mrs. Thomas Dismukes, of Artesia, has been visiting in the home of her father, Mr. Joe Gray, and attending the meet ing at the M. E. church, Mr. J. A. Raynolds, of Oktoc neighborhood was a business visitor here Wednesday. The concrete walk is about completed on South Montgomery St., is at least f of a mile from the Court House. Mr. L. R. Howard is putting material upon the ground to erect a fine, hrick mansion in South Starkville. Pay up your subscrption to the News. You owe it and we need the money. The respective county fairs must necessarily expect the main support from home and for the encouragement of home peo ple far few from abroad pationiz? the fair to what home people should. Mr. John Carpenter returned home Tuesday evening from Madison Parish, La., were he spent a week or more looking after personal interests and says that crops are looking much bet ter than he expected. Mr. J. W. Clark, of Pheba, was a business visitor here Wed nesday. For quite a number of years he was a citizen of this county. His old friends were glad to meet him. Judge A. O. Green, of Blue field, was a business visitor here Monday as hot as it was, but heat or cold will not prevent him from looking after matters. Mr. Will Davis and family have returned from a ten days visit to Macon visiting relatives. Mrs. Dayis, mother, Mrs. Maul din, returned with them for a few weeks visit. Mrs. Lonnie Hearon and child ren left Sunday for their home at KHmitchel, after a few days visit here. Miss Mary Lee Boyd, of Ack erman, who was a pleasant visit or since Friday in the home of Dr. J. W. Bickford, departed Tuesday morning for home. Mr. W S. Turner, of Lowndes County, a planter and stock an cattleman was . a visitor here Tuesday. Miss Lolo Anderson, of Mem phis, Is a pleasant guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Hearon. Mrs. H. T. Saunders and Mas ter Augustus, are visiting Mrs. Saunders’ parents at Macon this week. Mrs. Sealey rendered a yery beautiful and touching song at the Presbyterian church, 11 a.m. Sunday. She also sang at the Methodist cfaurob at the evening service. Fair Catalogue. The Catalogue of the Okiibbe ha County Pair are now out and every home in the County should have one in it Call on,or write, H. A. Beattie. President. Starkville, Miss., 4t. $ A i§ a Month buys a Genuine L KIMBALL ORGAN R At Factory Prices. FREE Music Lessons ss, New Diagram System DAYS’FREE TRIAL IF YOU WHITE US AT ONCE. You cn now buy the famous Kimball Organs H ■hipped direct from the maker, at factory price*. We will .end them to reliable people I anywhere, to be paid for on our extremely easy payment plan— monthly and ■pwarda. If desired. I Operating the largest organ factory In the world, employing the largeet capital, buying raw material in the greatest quantity tor cash—the Kimball system of manufacture ing and distributing positively saves you >IBO to on strictly nrat-claaa organs. If yon want an organ at all you want a good one; a mere pretty case with no music in it will not do. Secure at once the old reliable Kimball Organ at Factory Price* . and pay on convenient terms. M SEND TODAY for our MONEY-SAVING PUN and FREE CATALOGUE I Don’t think of buying an organ until yon hare our money-saving proposition. W. W. Kimball Cos. i aoentnr, ■ of manufacturing experience, their financial strength back of their binding guarantee, and our SO Irsyo I rec ■ Plan are your safeguards. They give you positive assurance of receiving greater organ value for your money than H you can possibly obtain elsewhere. The most inexperienced buyer a hundred miles from u. gets the same square ■ deal as the shrewdest trader who buy* from us in person. Your Kimball organ will be selected by an expert on whose ■ judgment you can rely Stool and New Diagram Syatem Free wito ewh cress. Write lodw for Fres ■ Kimball Catalogue. PIANOS SOLD AT SAME COMPARATIVE LOW PRICES AND TERMS. ■ ■ 'The Hendrix Piano Cos. 9 Greenville, Miss. 1 ' dm Cures Female Diseases VIN-O-VIT.F is a blessing to women. For the relief of all ailments of the sex ual orgats, it is the greatest remedial agent known to materia medica. For painful, profuse or irregular menstrua tion, leucorrluea, falling of the womb, ovarian trouble, ulceration or displace ment, it is without a rival, and in fact the most powerful agent employed for building up the whole genitive system. It is also a superlative tonic, increasing the appetite, aiding digestion and build ing up the health and strength of the VIN-OVITvE at SI.OO a bottle, ' • > Sherriff Murry Maxwell attend ed Choctaw Circuit Court the first of the week. Postmaster Powers attended the Convention of postmasters at Biloxie this week. It was a most pleasant gathering. Postmaster Joinor, of the A. & M. C., has received the SI4OO fix tures for the new quarters. All interested are to be congratulat. ed most sincerely. Mr. L. M. Prichard and Master Luke returned from Louisville and report a pleasant time. Both were visitors here Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. W . W. Magruder are at Biloxi spending the hot spell. Mr. J. Lampkin Caldwell is taking in the great Exposition at Seattle. This is a nice trip and so much to he seen. Maben is to have an up to-date brick hotel with fourteen or six teen rooms. Mr. W. M. Cotton, of Sturgis, was a business visitor here Mon day. Mr. Cotton has been in the Delta for several months, and thinks that in the fall he will op en up his saw mill interests at Sturgis. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Upshaw who have been at Blue Mountain on their return to Atlanta, Ga., stopped over Wednesday even ing, the guest of Miss Jennie Mae Carpenter. Many of his friends had an opportunity of shaking hands with . him alter the close of the services at the Methodist church Wednesday ev ening. Earnest Willie has many loyal friends and admirers here who are very devoted and are always glad to meet him. Mr. John Harmon, who is with the Gill Drug Cos., of Stark ville, made a business trip to the city Monday.—Dispatch, Columbus. SANITARY PLUMBING. When you want good plumbing done and want a plumber that can do any kind of fancy Sanitary Plumbing you can get Will H. McCaskill to do your work. Write or phone 294, West Point, Miss, Communicated. —Major W, W. Howell was born Feb.l, 1922, and died July 8, 1909. In bis mature years he embraced Chris tianity and was strong in the faith, having his membership in the Salem Baptist church. His convertion to Christ was a marvellous and joyful event to his many friends in Starkville. For him to die was to depart and to be with Christ, which is far better. T AM PREPARED TO PORE -*- WELL any depth required. Yon need water and I have the machinery to do the work My charges are the “Live and Let Live” prices. . Call upon or write me for estimates. Don't Delay. IR,. C. STONE, STARKYILLE, MISS. Mrs. Tatam Cox and children, of Memphis, are visiting in the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Gladney. The ice factory seems about ready to begin operation. It will demonstrate that ice can be made in the month of August and perhaps 40 years ago had the parties interested started up a factory for the purpose, would have landed in the insane asylum. This is the day of progress. Dr. M. P, and A. C. Jurney were business visitors here yes terday. Mr. Wm. Brown, of near Brad ley was looking after business here yesterday. Mrs. Sid Crigler and children have returned from a week’s vis it in the home of Mr. Walter Crigler in the Crawford neigh borhood. Mr. Jno. Quinn was in town Monday and seys that cotton is beginning to shed rapidly. Prom the number of lumber teams at Longview hauling, bus iness of all kinds must be improv ing materially. Mr. J. C. Lewis, the efficient railroad agent there, says that business is picking up, more freight shipped in and out for the past thirty days than for some months. A great deal of lumber is shipped from there. With plenty of good water there now, people seem more composed. Mr. R. G. Stone the well man has completed the well for Mr. W. J. Seitz and removed his machinery back to Longview Tuesday and will sick a well for Mr. John Yeatman. No greater blessing for a community than good water. / v 1 Miss Mamie Dell McWilliams left Monday for Vicksburg, where she will spend several .weeks before her return home, Monroe, La. Mr. W. D. Upshaw says; “that Joe Ramsey is the most wonder ful man that he ever saw.” Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Drake and two of their children, Miss Vio let and Master Albert, will leaye tomorrow morning for Corpus Christi, Texas, where they will reside in the future. Mr. Frank Drake and Miss Willie Drake will remain in this city for another year.—Dispatch, Columbus. The many friends of Mr. and Mrs Drakfi here in their old home wish them great happiness and prosperity. Mr. Frank Hale, Jr., succeeds Mr.Elmer Lewis at the postoffice, and no doubt, will prove efficient and satisfactory. Mr. Elmer Lewis popularized himself by be* ing accomodating and obliging; he was always uniformly courte ous and polite, and thereby made friends. Mr. Lewis has accepted a po sition with the large, popular dry goods establishment of M. Block, and will be found there where he will be glad to have his friends to call on the Ist of next month. Mr. Block is to be congratula ted upon securing the services of this popular and efficient young gentleman. Misses Annie and Margarite Montgomery have returned home from a pleasant visit to Nashville. Tenn. Mr. S. E. Oliver was a visitor in Tupelo for several days this week. Messrs, D. E. Rainey and John Long, of Sturgis, were transact ing business here yesterday. Standing room will be at a premium at the Methodist church judging from the increased at tendance last night. People are coming from far and near. Mr. Pryne McMillian, of Aber deen, joined Mrs. McMillian here and have been pleasant visitors in the home of Sheriff James for several days. Maj. G. W. Smith returned from Tippah county last Satur day. where he spent a week most pleasantly and beneficially. Mr. T. W. Hannah was a bus iness visitor here Tuesday. Mr. John White was a early visitor here Tuesday morning, bringiny with him SIB.OO worth of butter which he shipped by the Southern Express Company. We need such farmers as Mr. White on every eighth or forty acre tract of land in Oktibbeha county. Cut up the large tracts of land and have peace and plen ty; contentment and prosperity. We were in Bradley Monday and was shown a rare piece of coin with a history. It was an Irish cown bearing the date of 1726 brought to this country by the great grandmother of Mr.. Joe Brown and has been handed down to the youngest decendant. Fourteen years ago it was being worn about the neck of his little girl and lost in the garden and only found a few days since and bright as anew dollar.lt is beau tifully designed, though very much worn. Asa rarity it must be very valuable. It is some larger than our American silver dollar. Mr. J. E. Logan brought us in what appears to be a genuine boll weevil, captured on a dresser at his home Sunday night. He says that his sister-in-law came from Texas here last November to make this her home and that it is very probable that it came in her trunk as she was from the boll weevil district. . We are of the opinion that it is only a question of time before we will have plenty of them here, and that, on the outside of bot tles. Miss Sadie Holliday is visiting Mrs. Payton White in West Pt., this week. Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Motor de parted Wednesday for Petosky, Mich. Mrs. Motor will likely remain until after frost, she be ing a victim of bay-fever malady and a change of climate, it is saip, is the onlv real relief. ,fir Geo. D. Haatness departed' for Jackson Tuesday, where he went in the representative cap acity from the local lodge here to the grand lodge of the Knights of Honor. Mr. Jno. Q. Jones. Mr. Jno. O. Jones, general agent of the Ills, Cent. B. R.,at Memphis, makes known his views regarding the reduct ion In cotton rates, which will be heard by the Railroad Commission at Jackson, Miss., September 7th, which is good reading and instructive, and no doubt be well considered by the Commission it should be: “At the meeting of the Mississippi Rail roae Commission at Jackson, Miss., August 3rd. I was impressed by the re marks of the various commercial repre sentatives from the so called interior points; Jackson, Brookhaven, Meridian, Hattlsburg and others, requesting that the hearing by the Commission on the proposed reduction in cotton rates he postponed. They were apprehensive as to the probable effect upon business in terests represented by them. Prom their anlysis of the figures submitted by the Commission it was apparent that the tendency would be to divert uncom pressed cotton from the interior points, which is undoubtedly 'true. Railroads are interested in building up river points.as well as interior points. It is to the interest of the railroad to build np all communities along its line. While it is to the Interest of each com munity to secure advantages over a ri val community, it is recognized by all that certain surrounding territory legi timately belongs to a certain town, and a rate which will enable a rival town to Invade that territory and take from it its business, because of its favored geo graphical location, its manifestly un fair and will end ultimatly in the com mercial supremacy of one and tbe com mercial death of the other. A commu nity can only hope to prosper by devel oping its own resources, and by utilizing them to the fullest extent, not by de priving its neighbor of that which is rightfully his, or by favoring one class to the detriment of others; you cannot impose a hardship upon any part of our commercial world without its effect be ing felt by the others. This fact was clearly demonstrated during the recent financial depression. Transportation is a question that af fects everyone. The reason the farm ers’ cotton is of any value, is because he can transport it from the field where the new material Is produced to the fac tory where it is converted into a finish ed product, and sold to the original pro ducer either directly or indirectly. Thus the fields support the factories and the factories support the fields, and the success of both, as well as that of the merchant who distributes both new ma terial and finished product is dependent upon the transportion faculties, the Railroads. While it is true the charge for trans portion enters into the cost of every article, it is also necessary to consider whether or not this transportation charge is sufficient to enable the rail road to adequately perform the service, furnished the facilities,maintain the pro perty, and provide for extensions and improvements to meet the needs of the future. These are questions of the greatest importance, worthy of the most thoughtful consideration, for upon their solution depends the prosperity of all of the people, and of all the branch es of our industrisl and commercial life. Therefore, it is proper that those repre senting the commercial interests of the state should ask for time to carefully consider this uncalled for and unwar rented reduction in cotton rates. In January 1906 the State of Missis sippi ranked fourth in the construction of new railway mileage, and since that time not a mile has been built, except towards the completion of projects al ready underway. The Railroads are beginning to recover from the effects of the panic, hundreds of men are be ing put back to work, improvements are being resumed, orders are being placed for material and supplies, and we occasionally notice that new lines are projected, but unless the onslaughts that are being made upon the revenue in increased taxes, reduced rates,exces sive verdicts in damage suits, a rigid policy of retrenchment will again be forced upon the roads, resulting in ces sation of these improvements. The people of Mississippi, of their own accord, rose up in arms and pro tested ogainst reduction in passenger rates. They started in their letters and in their petitions that what Missis sippi needs is commercial and industrial peace. During the season of 1907 and 1908,Mississippi produced 1,495,000 bales of cotton, a small portion of which was manufactured in the state. 1 ask in ail seriousness, would it not be infinitly better for us to devote our time and attention towards securing cot ton mills for Mississippi, than by offer ing additional inducements for our prin cipal product to leave the state. It is probably true that some localities would be benefited by the proposed reduction, but such benefit would be as nothing compared with the serious loss sustain ed bv other localities, and by other in terests, without materially benefiting any one.” POPULAR LOW RATE EXCURSION VIA MOBILE & OHIO RAILROAD AUGUST 14, 1909, TO Ashville. N. C ..$13.70 Cincinnati!, 0 14.00 Colorado Spring, Colo 33.00 Denver, Colo 22.00 Detroit. Mich 18.00 Kansas City. Mo 12.80 Lake Toxaway, N. C % 4 . 15.45 Monteagle, Tenn 10.00 Pueblo, Colo 22.00 Washington, D. C 18.00 AND RETURN. 'Greatly reduced fares to many other po&iLl* also. Tickets on sale August 14, limited to return leaving destination not later than August 3lst, 1909. For fur ther particulars and tickets, apply to nearest agent of the Mobile A Ohio Rail road, or H. B. JONES, Jb., Traveling Passenger Agent, Meridian, Miss. Be It Ordained By The City Council of The Town of Starkville, Miss.* First; That there shall be placed, at the cost of the town, on each of the service pipes supplied with water from the mains of the Town’s water works to all buildings and premises within the corporate limits, one or more water meters as soon as practicable. Second: That from the beginning and thereafter all water will be furbish ed by meter measurement at the rate hereinafter scheduled, and all water passing through any meter shall be paid for according to meter readings at the rate specified whether used or wasted. Third: That each meter is the prop erty Of the tuWu a lid ati *II tlliibS SUOjcCt to Its control and inspection, and whero any meter is located on are within any private property, building or premises, the town shall have the right to enter the same, at all reasonable hours for the purpose of examining, repairing, re placing or removing said meter or to make meter readings. Fourth: That any meter Injured frrm hot water, backing from heaters, or from any cause directly or indirectly attributable to the owner or occupant will be renewed or repaired by the town atths expense of said owner or occupant. Fifth: That where water is supplied to moro than one owner, family or oc cupant through a single service pipe on which there is a meter, the town will not undertake to apportion the charges for such use of water among the seyeral owners, occupants or famiilies, but the bill for such use of water shall be a charge against the owner, and occupant through whose premises said service pipe first passed; and in such case each seperate owner, occupant or family shall be subject to the minimum charge hereinafter specified. Sixth: That no permit shall be is sued for supplying water through a single service pipe to more than one house, owner or occupant, but a separ ate tap shall be made to the main and separate service pipe laid for each such service. Sevnth: That if at any time a raetei shall be found to have been tampered with or for any reason shall fail to reg ister. or shall be found defective in reg istering since the last previous reading, the water consumption for such period may be estimated by an average of prev ious reading through the same, or from future readings, or from similar connect ions Eighth: All bills for the use of wa ter shall be charged against the owner or owners of the property served with water, whether occupied by such owner or not, but where property is occupied by other than owner, water bills may be rendered in the iurae of the occupant. Ninth: No rebate or discount shall be allowed upon any hill by reason of prop erty becoming vacant, unless the oc cupant of said property shall give notice thereof iu writing, to the Superintendent at his office, previous to the same be coming vacant. Tenth: The charges for water by meter measure shall be as follows: A minimum charge of 81.00 per month for each meter installed, payable as specified in the succeeding section here of. For all water in excess of them in itnum to be charged as follows: 4,000 gal. or less 8 .35 per M. 10.000 or over 4,000 gals 325 “ 30.000 or over 10,000 gals... .30 “ 40.000 or over 20.000 gals.. . .275 “ 60.000 or over 40,000 gals... .25 “ 800,00 over or 50,000 gal... .225 “ I 100,000 or over 80,000 gai. . .20 “ Eleventh: Bills shall be paid month ly at the office of the City clerk on or before the 10th dav of the month follow ing the service. A failure to pay the same by‘the 15th of such month shall be deemed as notice to the town to dis continue the water service, and the town will turn off the water, detach its con nection. or at its option enforce payment with an addition of 10 per cent upon the amount of the bill so delinquent. An extra charge of 81.00 will be made for turning water on after it has been turn ed otffor cause. Twelfth: All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith, are here by repealed. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage. Ordinance For Special Improvements On East Side of Montgomery Street Between Gillespie and South Border Streets. Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Starkville, State of Mississippi, and it is hereby resolved: That improvements which require uu usual outlay and cost in excess of the Genl. Imp. Fund of the City of Stark ville, are necessary in the construction sf sidewalks along the east side of Mont gomery street, from its intersection with South Border street to its intersection with Gillespie street, and it is expressly declared that the present footways or sidewalks along the east side of Mont gomery street within said limitations are inadequate and the building and construction of suitable sidewalks along the east side of said street is necessary and required in the public interest. Section 2. That the owners of each of the several lots of land lying along side or abutting on the footway or side walks on said east side of Montgomery street within said limits are hereby or dered and required at his or her ex pense, to grade, concrete and construct the sidewalks along the entue side or front of his or her lot or lots so fronting, abating or lying alongside of said Mont gomery street within said limits, within twenty days after this ordinance takes effect. The said sidewalks shall be of uniform width (43 inches) and so graded as to make an even smooth footing, in clined upward from the outer edge to wards the lot one inch to every three feet, and shall and carefully paved with concrete and cement of standard quality and thickness, and shall conform as nearly as may be pract icable to the adjourning walks In grade and appearance, and be eonstructed in good workmanlike manner. Section 3. That if any owner or own ers of any of lots lying alongside, front ing or abutting on the east side of Mont gomery street within said limits shall fall or refuse to construct said sidewalks abutting or fronting on his or her lots as herein required within said time, the Street Commissioner shall upon order of the Board, after the expiration of the said twenty days, and after giving thirty days notice, as required by law, to the owners or occupants of such lots in front of or along which no sidewalks have been constructed as above required, proceed at the City’s expense to have all sidewalks constructed as above required under the cheapest and best contract possible in bis judgement according to above specifications, and he shall keep a correct account ol the actual cost of making said improvements along .or in front of each piece of property or lot and shall make an accurate report of the said cost to tbe Mayor and Board of Aldermen at the next regular meeting for their information and consideration, and assessments of the cost and expense shall be made against the tot or lots so improved, by said Street Commissioner and subject to each assessment. Each lot to be assessed the proportion and manner required by law, and be subject ed to a lein for tbe amount assessed against it, as the law directs. Sections. That this resolution and ordinance shall take eftect as prescribed by law. W. O. PAGE, H. A. BEATTIE, Clerk. Mayor To His Excellency, The Governor of Mifigtoippt. We the undersigned officials and citizen* of Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, do hereby most earnestly petition your Excellency to grant a pardon to one George Thomas now confined in the State penitentiary under a plea ut guilty to an indictment for man slaughter at the Msy lo term of the Circuit court and sentenced to a term of 5 years. This prisoner Is nothing but a boy, and his parents are for advanced in years, his father being now 78. an old Confederate soldier and suffering with rheumatism, and his mother, 88 years of age, with no one to rely upon\'#cfr support. It is needless to say that they ueed, most seriously, the aid of this young man, since they are very poor and unable to work. Respectfully submitted, T. G. James, Sheriff, M. R. Fuloham, Clr.Clerk, and other . NOTICE TO CREDITORS. In the Matter of the Estate of J. W. Edwards, Deceased- Notice is hereby given that on (bis date, August 13, 1909, Letters Testa mentary on the estate of J. W. Edwards, deceased, have been granted to me as Executrix of the last Will and Testa ment of the said deceased by the Chan cery Court of Oktibbeha county, and that all persons having claims against the said estate will have the same pro bated and registered by the clerk of the said court, within one year from this date, and that a failure to probate and register within one year will forever bar the claim. Witness my hand this the 13th day of August, 1909. Mrs. Jennie Edwards, Administratrix. State of Mississippi, } „ Oktibbeha County. [Chancery Court. To Lizzie Harris: You are commanded to appear before the Chancery Court of the County of Oktibbeha in said State, on the Second Monday of September, A. D. 1909, to defend the suit iu said court of James Harris, wherein you are defendant. This 7th day of August, A. D. 1909. E O. McILWAIN, Clerk. What We Saw. We saw a few days since some of the finest corn, cotton, grass and alfalfa that we ever saw, up on some lands of Mr. D. A.Saun ders, within two miles of town, northwest. The cotton loaded from bottom to top, and if there is such a thing as making two bales of cotton to the acre in this country, his prospects are good. Some of these lands a few years ago were poor, but had good rock foundation and put to pas turage for several years, and now more fertile than in their original state. Prospects for corn anywhere from 60 to 100 bushels per acre. This sounds extravagant, but the land and culture make it probable. Both are free from grass or weeds of any kind, and yet he is putting the harrows through it to get the benefit of all moisture. Mr. Saunders knows how to farm and does it. No doubt he is the largest own er of lands within the county, good lands, and were he to sell these lands in 40 and 80 acre blocks it would benefit Starkville and tne county as much or more than anything that he could do. We need good, small far ms-good people to move in. People who would make homes and be con tented. We nave too many large real estate owners, who will not sell for money or love, and keeps the country swivelled and stunt ed. Much could be said along These lines. t No one can purchase farms near the A. & M. College, call from three to five miles close. Who are the purchasers of these lands? People are greedy and don’t know it. If these large places were cut up. then we would have real pros perity, good roads and content ment. Mr. Saunders is one' of- eur most progressive business and successful men. We know of no better subject than Mr. Saun. ders to take the. inititive and throw out the suggestion. The town needs more farmers, to come here to trade and Hho country needs real,good farmers to help build up our section. - It is the comparative small farmer that makes a prosperous court* try. This proposition, no doubt, cannot be successfully controver ted. W- • 9 • There was a reunion of the kin of the Gladney family at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Hamilton Ellis, five miles east of here last week of four generations. in.Jh.qn* of Misses Maryan and Gladney, of Waynnsboro, F&hT. field Cos.. S. C., aged 69 and *7s* years old. being aunts of Messrs John T. J. Davis and James Gladney and Mesdames Hamil ton Ellis, W. J. Hopkins, James McCann and Osie Shepard. It is said that these excellent ladies will make their future home with their niece, Mrs. Ham ilton Ellis, and will be cordially welcomed by all. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Bell -departed for Lindale, Texas, their future huoe. We regret very much to loose this ex cellent family and commend them to the good people of their adopted k+me, and friends wish them great happiness and prosperity.