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THE STARKVILLE NEWS.
VOL. XII. BIG LAND SALE At Longview NEAR THE BIG HIGH SCHOOL 40 lots and 5 ten acre blocks will be sold. DON'T FORGET THE DATE JSsTMONDAV, DECEMBER 22nd Opportunity Knocks Once at Each Man’s Door. Don’t Let it Pass Unheeded. The man who buys a piece of dirt in the town of Longview will be doing himself a favor, whatever price he pays he will be getting it at his own price, and just a little bit more than the other man is willing to pay. He will have made a safe and con servative investment for himself and loved ones, and he will be buying where values will be going up, where good home seekers will continue to come and he will be buying on a rising market. Stocks and bonds may rise or fall, panics may come and go, but one safe investment is Longview property. Go now and inspect this property and be ready to put in yonr bid. Th.e Ssul© Open.© -At 10:20 -A.. Ivdl ADDRESS ALL COMMUNICATIONS TO LONGVIEW LAND COMPANY x-oisro-TTTEiTxr, iloiss. Hotel Men’s Meeting Largely Attended. More than a hundred hotel proprietors of Missississippi, Georgia, Louisiana and other states gathered in Jackson Mon day, where the sixth annual meeting of the Mississippi Hotel Keeper’s Association was held. Members of the Mississippi Asso ciation began to arrive early Sunday, and Sunday night at 8:45 o’clock a party of fifty hotel Imeu from Georgia arrived in a special car. The business session of the , Mississippi association was clos ed in the afternoon, and after a series of social entertainment features nearly a hundred of the hotel men departed for New Or leans to attend the second an imal convention of the Southern Interstate Hotel Keepers’ Asso ciation. The meeting was presided over by President Dorman of the Ho tel Keepers’ Asssociation, and K. H Chiles of Starkville, the popular secretary, was on hand to take down the minutes. OFFICERS CHOSEN. The election of officers which closed the business of the ses sion, resulted as follows: A. J. Dorman of Houston, President, re-elected. V R. H. Chiles of Starkville, STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10. 1013. Secretary and treasurer, re elected. W* N. Driver of Gulfport, first vice-president. K J. Smith of Jackson, secona vice-president. J. B. Waddell of Brown’s Weils, third vice-president. A. M, Wills, of Hattiesburg, fourth vice-president. E. B. Noble of New Albany land Jackson, fifth vice-president. Mr. Chiles returned home Tuesday. He did not take in New Orleans. It was quite a compliment to him to be re-elect ed and friends congratulate him, He is most efficient and worthy for the responsible position. The Rev. Irl R. Hicks 1914 Almanac. The Rev. Irl R. Hicks 1914 Almanac is now ready and will be mailed and prepaid for only 35c. Professor Hicks’ fine Mag azine. Word and Works, for one year, and a copy of this Alma nac for only one dollar. The plain lessons on astonomy, and correct forecasts of storms, drouths, blizzards, and tornadoes, makes these publications a neces sity in every home in America. Send to Word and Works Pub lishing Company, 8401 Franklin Avenue, St. Louis, Mo, Read the News for the news. Cotton Ginned Prior to Dec. 1, Crops of 1913 and 191 2, in Mississippi. The preliminary total for the state was made public by the Bureau ot Census at 10 a. m. on Monday, December 8. The cor rected total and the amounts tor the different counties for the crops of 1913 and 1912 are fur nished for publication in the local papers. (Quantities are in running bales, counting round as half bales. Linters are nut included.) Crop County. 1913, 1012. Total 955,808 817,707 Alcorn 9,353 5,671 Attalla 9,497 11,267 Benton 7,172 4,436 Bolivar 73,343 59,343 Calhoun 11,300 8,088 Carroll 13,176 13,894 Chickasaw 18,813 13,675 Choctaw 5,396 6,240 Claiborne 3,719 3 610 Clarke 1,364 4,096 Clay 13,724 9,480 Coahoma 46,914 45,946 Copiah 2,179 2,413 Covington 1,884 2,480 DeSoto 21,561 16,122 Grenada 10,960 9,841 Hinds 17,371 17.552 Holmes. 28,313 25,626 Issaquena .. 2,276 5,940 Itawamba ....... 10,693 6,079 Jasper 2,208 4,221 Jefferson 2,296 3.082 Jefferson Davis.. 3,207 3,421 Jones 3,180 4,638 Kemper 11,463 14,411 Lafayette 12,528 9,037 Lauderdale 5,607 13,836 Lawrence 2,89 y 2,003 Leake 5.066 6,931 Lee 27,711 17,206 Leflore 47.380 41,579 Lowdnes 21,156 15,379 Madison 15,653 17,619 Marshall 19,174 15 301 Monroe 28,838 16,833 Montgomery .... 9,743 9,532 Neshoba 5,036 8,51 Newton 1,930 5,767 Noxubee 21,277 15,821 Oktibbeha 12,407 8,592 Panola 29,327 $4,206 Pike 5,763 3,378 Pontotoc 15,660 11,761 Prentiss 13T28 9,007 Quitman 13,655 12,416 Rankin 1,867 2,362 Sharkey 10,072 10,072 Simpson 3,077 2,532 Smith 2 582 3,408 Sunflower 62.294 47,876 Tallahatchie ....34,310 30,253 Tate 17,340 12.401 Tippah 9,672 6,405 Tishomingo ..... 7,563 5,137 Tunica.... 22,531 19,140 Union 12,189 8,839 Warren 4,129 4,393 Washington 56,540 40,811 Wayne 1.959 2,346 Webster 10,427 8.489 Winston 7,487 9,487 Y alobusha 16,631 11,489 Yazoo 22,976 15,045 All other 10,271 10,344 If you happen to see my dog, tie him up, but don’t give him any eggs.” Don’t give him any eggs? 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