THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
BY MISS SALLIE BEVILL
Messrs. Gus Higgs and Era
Woodson are quite sick of meas
Mrs. Isa Black has been se
riously sick for several days.
Mrs. Melie McMinn has a little
Mesdames Durham and Hunt
were guests of Mrs. Koontz
Mi's. McAllister returned homo
Monday after a two weeks visit
to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G
A delightful shower fell Sat
urday afternoon and farmers are
busy 7 planting while the soil is
in good condition.
Rev. Bob Wallace, of Sturgis
School and Miss Beviif, of Sand
Creek School, have called in.their
picnics for Wednesday and Fri
day respectively on account of
the prevalence of measles. The
The pupils are sadly disappoint
ed that their plans should go
Starkville lias been tilled with
people from every part of the
county this week on business.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednes
day looked very city like.
People seem more hopeful in
every way and are endeavoring
to pave the way to greater things
—more happiness and prosper!
ty. Let's strive with ail might
for concord, harmony and hap
piness, Cooperation, diligence
and industry will accomplish the
NOTICE OF SALE.
Under and by virtue of an execu
tion issued b\ L. Peterson, a Justice of
tlie Peace of Beat No. 4, of the County
of Oktibbeha and State of Mississippi
March 25th., 1910, commanding me that
of the Real and Personal Estate of L.
V. Inland to cause to be made the sum
8152.41 adjudged by said Justice of the
Peace of Beat No. 4 of the County of
Oktibbeha on the I2th day of March,
A. I). 1910 to Gibson Grocery Cos., also
interest on said sum at six per cent
from said date ana costs to the amount
of 83.40 as taxed and costs to accrue
under this Execution, said Writ return
able before said Justice of the peace,
L. Peterson, on the 141 h dav of May,
1910, at his office in Sturgis in said
State, I will on Monday, the 2nd day of
May, 1910, within legal hours as requir
ed by law, between the hours of 11
o’clock A. M. and 3 o’clock P. M. ex
pose for sale, at Public Auction, to the
highest bidder for cash, in front of the
South door of the Court House in the
town of Starkville in Oktibbeha County,
Mississippi, the following described
lands in said County and State, to-wit:-
The N. !-2 of the S. E. l-4 and the S.
VV. I-4 of the S. E. l-4 of Section 17,
Township 17, Range 12 East.
I will sell said lands to satisfy said
Execution and costs and expenses of
J. H. McKenzie,
Constable of Heat 4.
Consider Your Health
The symptoms of a disorder d
ed Liver an- sallow complextion, coated
tongue, loss of appetite, biliousness,
h-eadaches, etc. These indicate that
serious sickness is approaching. A rec
ognized remedy for these disorders is
GRANGER’S LIVER REGULATOR.
It removes all bilious accumulations,
stimulates the kidneys to throw off in
jurious accumulations, increases the
appetite and insures good health. Never
allow yourself to become bilious. Keep
the old standard GRANGER’S LIVER
KEGULBTOR in the home and use it
when necessary. Price at Druggists, 25
cents in enameled tin boxes.
STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, T, 1910.
Dr. Shaw in Greenville
Accepted Invitation to be
Present at Annual Meet
ing of Woman’s Suf
The annual meeting of the Mississip
pi Woman Suffrage Association will con
vene in this city April 27 and will con
tinue until the evening of the 29th, fol
lowing a brilliant reception to Dr. An
na Shaw, president of the National Wo
man Suffrage Association, and her dis
tinguished young English co-worker,
Miss Kay Costello, win will be in this
country ns a representative' to the na
tional council of the United States
from the Federation of Suffrage clubs
in England. In a communication to
Mrs. Nellie Nugent Somerville of this
city, president of the Mississippi Suf
frage Association, says:
••1 am sorry that you feel that you
cannot make the response to the ad
dress of welcome in Washington and
that it is probable you will not be at the
convention. We had hoped so much
that you could be there. I am glad
that Mississippi is to have a most en
joyable convention with the best pos
sible results for the good of our cause.
“I am looking forward with pleasant
anticipations to my trip to the South.
I forgot to mention before that I am to
be accompanied by Miss Kay Costello,
a young English girl, who is a cousin f
President Thomas, of Bryn Mawr col
lege, and she is interested in the suf
frage movement in England. She is
young, vivacious, verv pretty and at
tractive, and makes an excellent speech.
She will be yery glad to take part in
the Mississipri convention, and I hope
an opportunity may be given her to
speak, 1 am sure she will add greatly to
the attractiveness., especially to the
young people. Miss Costello sails from
England on the 23rd of this month
and arrives here on the 29th.
With sincere regards, I am,
Anna H. Shaw."
The convention will meet on the
morning of April 29th and at 8 o'clock
that evening Dr. Shaw will address the
delegates and public generally at the
opera house, Friday afternoon the 29th,
a reception will be tendered Dr. Shaw,
Miss Costello and all delegates in the
parlors of the Cowan hotel. The even
ing session of the convention will be
presided over by Hon. E. N. Thomas of
this city and tin* invocation will be by
Rev. Phillip Davidson, of Greenville.
Other addresses and responses to be an
nounced later will be on the lirst day’s
The officers of the Mississippi associ
Mrs. Nellie Nugent Somerville,
Miss Madge Montgomery, Starkville,
Mrs. Jimmie Andrews Lipscomb.
Flora, second vice-ure sident.
Miss Mattie Kirkpatrick, Jackson,
Mrs. J. M. Lee, Greenville, corre
Mrs. Harmon Thompson, Jackson,
Miss Lily Wilkinson Thompson,
Jackson, press superintendent.
Mrs. Madge Quin Fugler, McCorab,
chairman of institutional work. —
To Mobile Ala. and Return
Mobile & Ohio Railroad.
United Confederate Veterans
Reunion, April 26th —28th, 1910
Tickets on s tie April 24th to 27th
inb., also on April 28th for trains
scheduled to arrive in Mobile
before 2p. m. that date. Tick
ets will be limited for return
trip to reach original starting
point up to and incluning May
2nd, 1910, except that extension
of return limit to and including
May 19, 1910, may be secured by
deposit of ticket and payment of
fee of 50c. Stopovers. For fur
ther information, apply to near
est Agent, Mobile and Ohio
Railroad, or write, C. Rudolph,
General Agent, Mobile, Ala
Mr. Robert Pearson is having
anew house erected.
We are very glad to say that
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Penuil’s
little daughter, Lovie, isimprov |
ing. All are glad for verily she
is a little jewel in the home.
Miss Jorah Eakin returned
home from Kosciusko Sunday,
where she has been spending a
week in the home of her uncle,
Mr. Geo. Sowell.
Mr. Lenda Jurney spent Sun
day in Longview.
We hope Miss Jennie Richard
son has returned home to s’ay,
but say, Jennk, have you finish
ed the Starkville school.
Mr. Sam Edwards is the guest
of his mother, Mrs. Clemmie
Edwards this week.
Mrs. Lorcna Cummins rein ru
ed home from McCool Tuesday,
where she spent several clays
with her parents.
We are sorry to say that Mr
McCann has been sick for some
time. We hope Him a speedy
Little Jennie 801 l left for
Minter City this week to visit
her sister, Mrs. Annie Lee
Miss Lottie Daniels is tlie
guest of Misses Willie and Sue
Buckner this week.
We are g-lad to that we
have organized a Baptist Sun
day School. Now let everyone
attend and help to build up this
worthy enterprise. Help Mr.
Veasy, the superintendent.
IT’S YOUR KIDNEYS
Don’t Mistake tlie Cause of Your
Troubles. A Starkville Citizen
Shows How to Cure Them,
Many people never suspect their kid
nevs. If suffering from a lame, weak or
aching back they think ihat it is only
a muscular weakness, when unrinary
trouble sets in they think it will soon
correct itself. And so it is with all oth
er symptoms of kidnev disorders. That
is just where the danger lies. You must
cure these troubles or they may lead to
diabetes or Brights’s disease. The best
remedy to use is Doan’s Kidney Pills. It
cures all ill which are caused by weak
or diseased kidneys. Starkville people
testify to permanent cures.
J. J. Dennis, Sr., Ames St.. Starkville, says:
“I have used Doan’s Kidney Pills with good
results and in return, am pleased to recomend
them. My kidneys troubled me some, evid
enced by a severe pain in the small of my
back and a weakness across my loins. My
kidney secretions were irregnlar in passage
and I was forced to arise four or five times
during the night. I seemed to be gradually
growing worse and when I learned of Doan’s
Kidney Pills, I procured a box. The benefit
I derived from their use convinced me of
their great curative powers.”
For sale by all dealers. Price 50 cts,
Foster-Mi I burn Cos., Buffalo, New York,
sole agents for the United States.
Remember the name —Doan’s —and
take no other
All prrties having claims against the
estate of W. H. Wells, deceased, are
hereby notified that letters of admins
tration was granted upon said estate to
the undersigned on the 10th day of
March, 1910, by the Chancery Court of
Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, and that
unless they probate the same before the
clerk of the Chancery Court of Oktibbe
ha County, Mississippi, on or before
twelve (12) months from this date, the
same will be forever bared.
This the Isth day of March* 1910.
S. M. WELLS,
CLOTHINGS ARE GOING
New and Better.
Starkvilleand Oktibbeha Coun
ty are coming into their own.
Our people are awakening. We,
it seems, have been asleep.
The county, the town, the col
lege authorities, and citizen com
rnittee have got together and al
ready have accomplished won
ders. How was it brought ahoul ?
Simply by activity and the peo
ple seeing the necessity for la
ing up and doing.
The Good Road Movement is
an active; moving, living reality.
Only a short time since a few
of our best citizens got together
and talked the matter over. It
looked like a little thing and it
was, but it has grown like a great
tree from the little acorn and
now work is being done under
t he broad spreading boughs as it
Col. Simon Fried and Dr, J.
W. Eckford were elected presi
dent and secretary respect!v *ly,
for their peculiar fitness and
qualifications, not simply honor
ed by preferment hut merit, bo
mg good workers. This was
done last Thursday and at the
same time a committee was ap
pointed to meet with the Boa -d
of Supervisors Monday and th ,j
Mayor and Board of Alderman
This committee met the Board
of Supervisors Monday. There
were people from all portions of
the county. What might have
appeared to a looker on as oppo
sition was not, but the ‘‘how to
do things.” At the last meet
ing of the board an appropria
tion of $2,000 was made to assist
in the building of this road, h it
there were doubts ah iut tlie
legislation, a law was passed b :
the present legislature authoriz
ing all counties where state ed
ucational institutions are located,
to build good roads, authorizing
the boards of supervisors t
make appropriations fnr sam
These roads will be object hs
sons for the students and all p< r.
sons visiting these institution -.
The Board at this meeting
made in due form the appropr’
ation of $2,000 and the expend
ture is well and wisely guarded
and will be judiciously disbursed.
About the same amount ap
propriated by the city. Tlie
College authorities will expend
probably three times as much on
and through the College proper
The private citizens have con
tributed the sum of $2,300 for
the cause and it will require
about $2,500 from this source
which we feel sure will be readi
ly contributed. Verily the peo
ple are in earnest and if there be
any real opposition it will surely
vanish as the mist b.fore tlie
rays of the morning sun.
There were many good speech
es made but Prof, J. W. Fox,
Director of Greenville Experi
meat Station, was most convinc
ing, for he told how good roads
were made in the Delta, where it
was thought for many years such
could not be done. If the road
bed is put in proper shape and
the road dragged after each rain
at the proper time, good roads
The Sinai 1 Salaries of our
The Judiciary of the United States
and of tin* states themselves should be
the ablest iavyejs and at the same
time men of the highest moral charrc
ter to be found.
It would be. unnecessary to argue
that, all judges should be honest and up
right as that they should thoroughly
know the laws concerning which they
are t<> declare judgment.
In older to -ecure such a judiciary it
is not only n -eessarv to exercise due
care in appointing them to office, but it
is also absolutely requisite to pay them
such compensation as will not only en
able them to live in a manner conform
able to their high stations, but will pay
great jurists to abandon an extensive
and remunerative professional practice
and devote tie ir abilities to the public
These remarks are suggested by the
fact that congressional comraitiees on
the judiciary of the United States will
soon take no a bill tu increase the sal
aries of United .States judges.
The Cliief Justice of the United
States Supreme (’ourt to-pay receives a
salary of 813.001) a year, it is proposed
to raise it to SH.OOo.
The associate justices of the same
court receive each 812,500. It is pro
posed to give them 817,500.
The United States circuit judges re
ceive 87,000. It is proposed to pay
them 810,000 each.
The District judges of the United
States receive 80.000. It is proposed to
pay them $0 000 each.
When we consider that the Lord
Chief Justice of England has a salary of
840.C00 and other judges are paid $25,-
000 each, the niggardly amounts dealt
out to our rational judiciary are strik-
I Ingly demonstrated,
j The increase- proposed by the bill
now in committee will make up an ag
i srregatc sum of three hundred ninety
six thousand dollars, and should that be
: allowed by Congress, the salaries of our
I national judges w ill make but a poor
; show by the side of those of the English
'judiciary. There ought to be no delay
in making the increase proposed—N.
Strayed or Stolen.
One very dark bay horse colt
about 7 months old, with small
white star in forehead, on or
near the 15’n day of March, 1910,
from my home seven miles south
west of Starkville.
The finder will be suitably re
warded for the return of or in
formation leading to the recov
ery of same.
L. M. Prichard,
can be had the year round. It
was a very instructive talk.
To demonstrate the earnest
ness the Board indicated that an
appropriation of SIOO 00 per
mile from ihe corporate limit,
would be made to put the road
in shape due West to Trim Cane
swamp on the Greensboro road,
and different parties volunteered
to drag as necessary with their
team. Another demonstration
District No. 1. may submit a
proposition for the issuance of
bonds to build good roads North,
South, East and West from the
County Site. It appears to be
the most practicable thing to do.
Now that there is a county or
ganization of Good Roads it
would be well to get together.
Dr. J. W. Eckford, Sec’ty will
take great interest and pleasure
giving any information he can.
We hope, in the future, to be
able to give better details of the
all important work. Give the
organization your best thoughts
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