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THE ST ARK VILLE NEWS.
VOL XI V. Inaugural of Gov. Bilbo. The jnang ur a 1 ceremonies which inducted Theo. G Bilbo into the Governor's office, wore ot an oppressive and brilliant na ture A vast throng was pres ent and acclaimed the approval of evorv section of Mississippi, from Yellow Rabbit to Vinegar Bend. Among these who attend ed from here were Mr. J.F. Dabbs and Col. T.J.Wood, editor tins paper* They report the .enthusiasm as great, the inangu. ral as inspiring: au event I lit in troduces an epoch ol right and good government for Mississippi. As it was too late, on the edi tor’s return home, a description is deferred. Negro Churchmen of Stark ville Honored. The Upper Mississippi annual Conference of the M E. Church, held at Okoiona, Miss., .lan. 18 16, elected the Rev. W.P.lsaiah, tne District Sup’t. of the Stark, ville District, a delegate to the General Conference of his church to be held at Saratoga Springs, N,Y , in May. Rev .l.W.Win bush as second reserve, and D C. Rogers, Principal of Starkville Graded School. No. 2, one of the hay Delegates. Rev. Win bush has beeh assigned to Kosciusko for this year. Mrs* Arthur Kennard, after a visit of five weeks to her parents >at McCool. returned home Wed nesday evenihg.* We regret to know that both parents are and have been verp much indispos. ed. FARM LOANS As Correspondent Of THE PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY Of America We Are Authorized to Make Loans on Improved Farm Lands In Oktibbeha County At Lowest Rates Prompt Service Correspondence Invited Columbia Mortgage and Trust Company PETER G. GRANT, President SO Madison Avenue Memphis, Tenn. STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, JANUARY. SI. I9KI Agricultural High School Dots. Mr. Wick Fond ren received a check for Iwenlv dollars from the Meridian Fertilizer Factory as his prize tor the best tftorv written by a pupil ol this school. This company offered a prize ro that pupil in each Agricultural High School who should write the best short story advertising in some wav some of the pro ducts of the Fertilizer Factory. The contest aroused n great deal of interest in this school, more than fifty entering it; and while only Wick received the money, all were benefit ted by the work. Many thanks to the Fertilizer Factory. Miss Wade, our Homo Science teacher, spent tin' week end with the family of Mr. George Hart ness in Starkville. Mrs. J. E, Brown of Bradley visited tier son, Ivvvell and friends of the dormitory the second Sunday and attended the Young People’s Union where she was pleased to see our boys and girls leading in Christian work. Miss Myrtle Shumaker visited her sister Mrs. Essie Stewart, last week, and won many friends hv her sweet and pleasant man ners. No, there is no war going on here, it is just the students blasting stumps Mr. and Mrs. R.T.Saunders, Sr., entertained a few friends on Monday evening in honor of. Mrs R.PSaunders. their son, of Berkely, Cal. In Memory of Lee. Avery attractive program was rendered in the auditorium of the school , on Wednesday, a.m, f .in honor of Robert E.Lee, the exer cises being under tin' auspices of the Regina Harrison Lee chapter U.D.C's. Invocation Rev. WAi Jordan. Song. “How Firm a Foundation” by the school. Lee's favorite hymn. •‘Massa's in the Cold Ground.” A splendid address was delivered by Prof. F, D. Mellon, of the A.& M.College. “Old Folks at homo” was sung bv the school. In the absence ol the prest dent, Mrs. Pankey presided for the Daughters. Musical Recital. The pupils of Mrs. T. W Woodward, Jr., gave a recital last Monday night at the public school. Despite the inclemency of the weather, a large crowd was present. Each pupil per formed iheir parts in a credita ble manner, several of the nurn bersjieing of a difficult charac ter, remarkable efficiency being displayed. Mrs. Woodward is very painstaking in teaching her scholars. The 42 club will be entertain ed at the residence of Mrs, Dr. Eckfoid on tomorrow by Mrs. J. D. Mallory. The Young Ladies Auction Club was entertained Tuesday by Miss Mena Blnmenfeld at the residence of the latter’s parents. Refreshments were served and the evening was passed pleas antly. Negro Child Killed. A tragedy occurred near the College, on Monday evening, when a little four-year-old negro girl, an adopted daughter of Davis Alexander, met an acciden tal death at the hands ot Alexan der's 11 year old son. The father had been in the Hold with a rifle, and returning gave it to the boy to carry in tiie house and put away. The child entered the room where the girl was. and not knowing St was loaded, attempted to scare her with it. Asa result, the child was dead in a few minutes with a hole through her body. Alex ander is one of the best negroes of ibis section, and bis friends sympathize with him in his grief over the affair. NOW is the time to buy your COAL Special attention to small orders We deliver from a barrel to a ton. W. E. DAILY. Meeting of Directors. ! At a recent meeting of the di j rectors of tlie Security State Bank, the following were elected: T. B. Carroll, W. W. Magruder, W. T. Norris, B. M. Walker, M. A. Saunders and U, K. Weir. Ten per cent out of earnings for 1915 was passed to surplus fund. The same officers were also re elected: W. W. Magruder. Pres ident; T. B. Carroll, vice-presi dent; Wirt Carpenter, Cashier; H. P. Castles, asst, cashier; Stanley Cirroll bookkeeper. Messrs Doss .Johnson and W. E. Miller, citizens ot Winston county traded in the city Wed* nesday. NO. 3l>