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THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
VOL. X. STURGIS LOCALS. BY MISS SALLIE BEVILL Editor Wood spent Tuesday here. Miss Kathleen Sullivan came up Saturday and returned to C. M. I. Tuesday. Mrs. Marvin Adams of Bugh, was called to McCool, Sunday, to see her sister, who is quite ill. Mr. Arthur Livingston had a severe chill Saturday, and is still quite sick John, Jr., and Davis Mcßeyn olds have been quite sick of raea sles. Miss Maggie Sullivan came home Friday, for the week end. Mr. Erskine Greene had to suspend his school on account of sickness. Mrs. Bertha Ebeling is on the sick list this week. Miss A. C. Hannah has opened up a beautiful line of Spring millinery. It seems, from the display in the show windows, that the reign of the ‘‘big hat” is over. Just as Rev. Wallace was clos ing the service Sunday a. m., a fire alarm was given. The“tire god” wos venting his fury vpon the home of Mrs. Lelia Richard son. The congregation rushed to the scene of disaster and sav ed most of the household goods. The contents of the dining room aad a i token were lost, as the fire originated in that part of the house. Kind friends are looking after the comfort of the family until they form plans for the future. Mr, Richardson and Alvin, who were visiting at Tomnolen. were immediately called home. The fire originated in the kitch en, where the cook was prepar ing dinner. Cross Roads Gab. We are having some bad weath er. Hope for an early change. Miss Gussie Fuller has come back to her school after an ab sence at home of two weeks ex pectation of an attack of meas les, Miss Maggie Callaway, our as sistant teacher, on account of a decrease in school attendance, has gone home. Mr. G. H. Collier is on the sick list. Miss Bertha Nation spent last Sunday night with Miss Vera Collier. Misses Bessie and Willie Na tion and Bertie Collier, and Mr. Jim Suber, of Louisville, were guests of Miss Lula Thompson last Sunday Mrs. Warn Jackson is right sick this week. Master Henry Dawkins, Lu ther Crowson and Melvin Green are suffering with measles. Mr.Olan Thompson went to Louisville on last Monday ev ening. Mess. D. E. Rainey and R. O. Cotton, prominent Sturgisites, were mingling with friende here one day this week. STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, MARCH IT, 1011. pew Spring Millinery.! H Will Be On Special Exhibition At Our Store On W | MARCH 22 AND 23 | At that time we will show a very beautiful line of the latest W - Millinery novelties including a large number of W I King Bee Models. I ® Our own creation irj variety will be displayed many w ® of til err] at prices from 55.00 to $15.00. W M (Dm £jats arc Disthictipc anb our prices arc very m (J\fs A Cordial invitation is extended to you to visit our Salesrooms. | Starkville Millinery Cos. I Vardanian's Dates. Jackson, Miss., Mar. 18.—The following dates in Mississippi have been made for Ex-Governor Vardaman to speak in the inter est of his campaign, during this month. March 18. Hernando March 20, Montpelier. March 21, Pheba and West Point. March 22, Ozark. March 28, Fulton. March 24, Sturgis. March 25, Starkville. Mr. Otis Ivy, of Sturgis, was here Thursday. I 3 pring O pening - | I The Exhibition Will be a Fitting | Display of all the Latest and k k Most Fashionable Mil- k X Sj linery Models. o k ! Your Presence is Most k 8 \ - Earnestly Requested X a During Our . fi | SPRING MILLINERY OPENING | b On Wednesday and Thursday, jjtki\ | b March 22nd. and 23rd. x | YOU ARE WELCOME. IH|ra | | Mrs. M. R. PORTLOCK, 'Wlf | Prominent Visitors. Ridgely Lodge, I. O, O. F., of this city, will be honored with some very distinguished guests next week whom they will in deed delight to entertain. They will remain in Starkville, Thurs day and Friday, 23rd and 24th. They are, R. S. Brumfield, Grand Master: Walter S P. Do ty. Grand Secretary; and Past Grand Masters Monroe McClurg, O. L. McKry, Percy W. Maer, and R. C, King. Messrs. Will Shurden and An dy Edmonds, of Longview, were here Thursday. Negro Loses Home. A negro living on the place of Mr. James Ward, Forest Davis, living a few miles south of town, lost his home by fire Sunday night. By hard work they suc ceeded in saving the corn crib and stables, though all their clothing furniture and provisions were de stroyed. Forest is a good negro and his white friends are very liberal in their donations to him. Maben was represented this week by the following gentlemen who were here Thursday: J. C. and G. W. O'Bannon, Wal:er Sheffield and Belmer Carroll. BRADLEY LOCALS. Mr. J. E. Brown made a busi. ness trip to Starkville Tuesday. Henry Edwards, of Longview, was here Wednesday. Mrs. Susie Davis and daughter spent Saturday and Sunday in the home of Mr. Lewis, Dr. Crumpton of Starkville was on business here Wednes day. • Mrs. Gillis and son Chap spent the past week with Longview friends." Joe Sikes and Mrs. Funder burk have been called to Stark ville to the bedside of Mrs. Belle Sikes, who is critically ill. Mr. George Roberson and Mrs. Kellum were married at the home of Mr. Charlie Fondren, on last Wednesday, thereby taking their friends by surprise. Mrs. Dr. McLean, of Acker man, spent Sunday with parents. Mr. and Mrs, J. E. Brown. Jimmie Brown, of the A. & M, college, was at home Saturday apd Sunday. ADATON DOTS. We are glad to learn that Mr. J. R. Henry’s little son is now improving after a very serious illness. Mrs. Bessie Steel and children, accompanied by Miss Linnie Richey, spent Sunday with her sister, Mr*. J. S. Christopher. Mrs. Mattie Hobbs, of Cooper, Texas, and Mrs, M. M. Buckau* on, are visiting relatives at .Ver ona this week. We were glad to see our old friend, and former citizen, W. H. Hull shaking hanSs and mixing with the people of Adaton on last Friday, Mrs. J. H. Critz and little son, J. 8., spent several days of last week with her sister, Mrs. P. P, Critz Mr. W. S. Johnson was called to the bedside of his mother at Winona, who was yery sick. He Has just returned and reports her on the road to recovery, but are very sorry to learn of the sickness of her little babe. Miss Linnie Richey, Mrs. J.O. Thomas and little daughter, Ol ive,visited in the home of Mrs.J. Q. Henry last Saturday, who has been confined to her bed for about six months, Mr. J. F. Fowler left Sunday for Batton Rouge, La. t Program. The Ter-Centenry Celebration of the Authorized Version of the English Bi ble be held in the M. E. Church next Sabbath evening, March 19th at 7:30 To preside, Mr. Geo. Hartness, Presi dent of Oktibbeha County Bible Society. Devotional Exercises, conducted by Rev. W. E. M. Brogan. Addresses Limited" to 10 minutes each. 1 — The Story ol the Growth of the English Bible, from the first Transla tions into English to the King James Version, Rev R. E. Wilkin. 2 The Peculiar Place of the English Bible in Missions, Rev. F. Z. Browne. 3 The English Bible as a Factor in the Spiritual Life of the English Speak ing People, Rev. Rev. W. A. Jordan. Offering to American Bible Society. Reports of Officers of County Bible So ciety. Election o! Officers for the com ing year. Plans for Organizing Branch Societies in other parts of the County. Adjournment, Praise atjfi XfcfcV<ft£tfOn* NO. 1