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1 V"J UlUl't THR TTTPRT.O JOURNAL. “BE JUST AND FEAR NOT.” ~ ~~ 1-1 ' " ' n ' '' ' ' * " 11 ~r ~ ~ ■ --■) ni, ■ ' | —1 . . ■ .. ■■■■ ~ ' ' — VOL. XXX._ TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI. FRIDAY OCTOBER 24.1902._NUMBERII32, 2 MAILORDERS ! Mller’s Big Dep’tment House r3'”"'!I 2 samples ar'Xenviae.''1'6'1'" for The most progressive Dry Goods House in North ississippi. leads in low prices. 5‘ 9 2 mmmmmmm ‘WHOLES^ILE aaa.d. EETAIL. tuittiuiuiuiuiuiuiuiuiujuf^ 2 2 The New Season Dawns. Dawns with stronger trade possibilities than ever before; stronger for this store because the buying has been big= 2 • ger, broader, better; stronger because this business is growing and we are better fortified to to fit your wants; stronger from every point of view, • 2 style completeness of stocks, good materials and makes, absolute price honesty, which to an intelligent buying public like ours means economy. 2 • Splendid Values in • Dress and Walking • Skirts. ^ Walking Skirts $4.05. The ^ largest and most satisfactory sliow £ ing, nearly 20 styles of dressy \ a walking Skirts go on sale tomor row- Dressy meltons, serges and W new men’s wear fabric, all seven ^ gore Hare skirts, in all the leading ^ colors, 6lot seams and tailored apt A effects. There is much talk about ^ $7.50 skirts, but these are iudis 5 putably the grandest values at w this price in the city, however, for ^ tomorrow and all next week we £ are making the price b'4.65. ^ Ladies all wool melton walking ! skirts, made withseven pore flare, 1 stitched seams, plaited back. As a matter of fact we are offering no less than a dozen different styles at this price Monday, all represent ing the most absolute style and correctness in skiits for this sea son $5.85. A very special skirt offering for Monday will be our proposition to retail a special line of walking skirts, in the collection are some six styles to select from and with out exception all are $4.00 and $5.00 values. To create enthusi astic buyiug, tomorrow we quote these skirts at $2.85. Rich black silk velvet skirts, with tucks of rich black satin ribbon, tacked all the way to the top, $20.00 values. Special price $12.50. Ladies fashionable walking skirts put on front counter, look this lot over, any size 95c. aud $1.20 each. Ladies tan walking jackets, velvet collar, turn back cuffs and trimmed with Earl buttons, all sizes. Temptiug price $2.95. Ladies all wool botany flannel waists, tucked yokes, in all the new colorings. Tomorrow for a busy day the price at Miller’s will be $2.45. / If it’s from MILLER’S It’s All Right. If not We will make It so. Men’s Fall Suits. Stylish sack suits of Scotch cheviot, oxfords, gray aud check ed, lined with Hurst’s linings, tail ored to fit, strickly wool, price $6.35. Men’s all wool cheviot suits in neat overplaid patterns, stylish conservative sacks, extra well made, price $8.55. Men’s cotton cheviot suits in black. Our price $1.85. Matchless Values in Men’s Pants. Men’s $3.00 pants $1.69. Hundreds of Men’s regular $4 00 seperate pants in those beautifully colored worsted stripes, pin checks and mixtures so popular with good dressers, faultlessly tailored. Your choice for $2.90. Men’s woolen Mississippi jean pants, warranted not to rip. $1 25 value, our price 92c, any size. Millers Millinery De partment ' This will be a lively week in the Millinery section. Aside from the largest collection of beautiful, stylish and withal practical mil linery to be found in the city. We offer many sparkling specials to this weeks buyers. A radiant display of 2000 ready to-wear hats, the largest line ever shown in the city Very chic outing lints of camel’s W hair felt, trimmed in quill effects 9 and cabochon with tucked drapery 9 in white, black and colors. Mil- 9 ler’s price $1.35. 9 Extraordinary showing of ladies @ very fiue trimmed hats. Prices 9 range from $1 25, $1 50, $2 50 up 9 to $5.50. ® See our line of children’s school 9 hats 33c and 48c. ® Men’s Fleeced Under- * wear. * 2 cases of men’s heavy weight j ribbed underwear iu blue or • browu. Derby ribbed, our price 9 24ieach. 0 IS MILLER MERCANTILE COMPANY, Birth Place of Low Prices. 5 •••••••••«•••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••*. John M. Lumpkin. George C. Lumpkin. Stoves and Grates. The Time has Come to put up your stoves. Let us Furnish you with what you need. We Can Please You. COOK STOVES AT POPULAR PRICES. We still have a lot of those sample gems to sell at Wholesale Prices. Get a Black Jack or a Zulu Ax. They are the Best. Furniture, Hardware, Queensware Coming in every day. Something new all the time. We arr selling your Neighbors, and selling them cheap—why not you? —- Yours for Business, .Lumpkin Brothers.2 THE HUSTLING HARDWARE AND FURNITURE MEN, " MAIN STREET. TUPELO, MISS. ~ " .. ’ i ' ’ IgpfnffWTffmmwwwwwtffiffwwnfwnfwwwwiffWg 1 FURNITURE! I • - -_- OD I W.€. Pcgucs I 0 HAS ON EXHIBIT $ 0 TJhe jCcirgest Stock furniture (J © EVER SEEN IN TUPELO. % | NOTE THESE PRICES. I 0 Caue Seat Chair. 40 ^ 0 Rockers. 75 ^ 0 Bed . $1.00 % ® Mattresses. 1.25 (S> These are only a Sample of Low Prices € # Of H Have many others as Great or Better. 4 GD W. €. tPegues, I IVXVtVVWtVVVVVVVfvvvvfivvvvvvvvvvvvvv Notce. Notice is hereby giyen that the Board of Supervisors of Lee County will on the first Monday in Novembea, 1902, at 2 o’clock P. M. at the Court House Door at public outcry award to the lowest responsible bidder for the following work, the Board reserving the right to reject any and all bids. Viz. For new bridge across Tuekalabba creek on Shannon and Troy road. For new bridge across Town creek od Verona and Nettleton road. By order of the Board October 8th, r 19°2' NOIlBIN JONES, Clern. 10-17-3t. Mississippi produced 1,547,57' quarts of strawberries in 189€ 97.030 quarts of blackberries 56,020 'quarts :>f rasberries, ani 35,860 quarts of othpr small fruit The alluvial lands of Mississip^ are well adapted to the cultivatio of rice, but the industry occupie the attention of the Bgricnltnrisl only to a limited extent. Ex. Election Notice. STATE OF MISSISSIPPI. County of Lee, By authority vested in the undersign ed Commissioners of Election of said County and State, the following persons are hereby appointed as managers of election, to hold and conduct an elec tion for one Congressman for the first Congressional District of Mississippi in the 58 Congress and also for the pur pose of voting on the proposed amend ments to the constitution of the State of Mississippi, as submitted by an act ol the Legislature of 1902, said election to be held in the County of Lee on Tuesday after the first Monday in November, 1902, being the fourth day of Novembei next The first named person on the list foi each precinct, designates the person ap I pointed to net as Ticket Commissioner, i the second two, to act as Managers j and the fourth person as Peace-Officer I Said Managers have power to appoint suitable persons to act as Clerks accord ^ ing to layv. The first person on the lisi I for each piecinct must appear before th< | Ticket Commissioner at the Court Hous< ) not later than Monday before the elec I tion, and taxe charge of the Ballo Boxes, Poll Books and necessary sta ' tion ary for holding said election: ) Baldwyn—W, S. White, John Bedford | A W. Caldwell, Ed Stubbs. J Guntown—J. S. Howerton, Juo. t , Bryson, J. D. Patton, W, L. Parker. Corona—W. M. Thompson, G. W. Ept ) ing. Will Car, L. K. Gambrell. Unity—Clemmie Elliott, A. J. Ballard ’ W. E. Hopkins, II. A. Love. 0 , Saltillo—G. D. Stovall, E. M. Powei J C. J. Boyd, \Y. C. Bynum. Davis Box!—Micke Richie, Andy Li\ ■ ingston, John Watson, Hugh Helms, i Tupelo—Mnj. W. G. Gibson, Capt, \\ n B. Long, R. M. Martin, R. Robertson. Leighton—Capt. G. W. Allen. J. ( 8 Barnes, J. M. Nunnelly, G. W. Adams. Mooresville—E. IS. Estes, Guss Morga 8 J. W. Austin. (). F. Trapp. , Eggville—Jas. Gardner, Ernest lSstei M. J Tally, Mark Monts. l 19ty////nery at I I Absolute Cost\ 1 FOR 30 DAYS. \ % Nothing Reserved, I have the goods. % % They must go regardless of price. % j Everything in Millinsry Novelties, Corsets, Ladies’ Gloves Sj ^5 Belts, Veilings, Handkerchiefs, Gent’s ties. 32 The best and most complete line cf of Ribbons, Velvets, 3^ S silks, etc. to be seen this side of St Louis. jG ^3 A special line of babies and children’s Caqs 3^ % Everything must and shall go. % §j Tupelo Millinery Parlor, W £ MRS. A. E. SIVLEY, P»op. ;■ SCHOOL BOOKS AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES. The free term of the various schools iu Lee county will begin Monday Nov., 3rd, and we speak now to sell you your School Books, Tablets, Slates, Pencils, Ink, Paper, Chalk Crayons, Lunch Baskets, in fact everything you may need in this Hue. We carry a Complete Stock of the adopted books for both Lee and Itawamba Counties at the contract prices. Come to see us. Pound, Kincannon & Elkin, The Leading Druggists of Tupelo. Auburn—YV. t, Pound, Albert Ritter’ Wtn. Gardner, Allen Sims. Verona—W. W. Garmon; G. W. Doug herty, Rom Gibson, J. T. Lowery. Palmetto—N. L. Witcher, E. T. Ver ner, H. M. Tanksley, Dick Cobb Plantersville—,T. A. Williams, R, II. ' Rogers, Z. A. Herndon, W. M. Kelly, 1 Riehmondlee—Tlios. Harris, .1, E. 1 Shumpert. G. E. Bowlin, J, M. Ivey. Shannon—J. II. Abernathy. Bud Yan ' cey, O. F. Vaughn, Ijenard Irby. Nettleton—Willis Roberts, H. Dabbs, F. P, Burney, Sam Young. • Petersburg—Pid Monaghan, L. C Payne, Bill Lawhorn, Walter Minga, H. E, Pokteu, Ticket Com. F. B. Arnoli*. R. D. Gladnky. Cheap Rates To Memphis and Return via the Frisco Road. i Tickets on sale Oct. 20th, t< “ 29tb, inclusive at one fa^e, goo< ( returning until Oct. 31st. W. 0. McClain Agt. ' Rural Free Delivery. The subjoined correspondence, sent us by Hon. E. S. Candler, will serve to show the people ol Lee county how effectively thal distinguished gentleman has labor ed in their behalf in the matter ol free deliyery of mails to people in the country. Mr. Candler attaches great importance to this branch ol the postal service and has givei much of his time aud talents tc getting these routes established We congratulate both him and tin people who are to be served upoi his success and trust experienci may prove the wisdom of hi persistent labors. Washington, D. C. Oct. 10th, ’02, Diyision of Rural Delivery, Post ©fflce Department, Hon. E. S. Candler, Jr., M. C. I Corinth, Miss., SirReferring to your persons call at the Department of this dat I have the honor to advise yo » that, actiug upon your requesl I Rural Free Delivery Service ove route No. 1 from Saltillo, Miss, Lee county, will be establishe effective from December the 1st., ’02., Very Respectfully, R. J. Wynne. First Ass’t. Postmaster Geu’l. Post Office Department, Rural Delivery Division, Washington, D. C., Oct. 10, ’02. Hon. E. S. Candler. Jr. Corinth Miss., Sir: —In accordance with your personal request of this date I take pleasure in advising yon that orders will be shortly itsued di recting the inauguration of Rural Delivery over route No. 1 from Tupelo, Lee County, Miss., effec tive from Dec. 1st., ’02. This is the very earliest date on which the delivery can be put into operation. Very respectfully, R, J. Wynne First Ass’t. Postmaster Gen’l. Washington, D.C., Oct., 10, ’02. lion. E. S. Candler, Jr., Corinth, Miss. Sir:—Acting upon your personal request of this day, I take pleasure iu advising you that Rural Free Delivery Service over route No. 1 from Shaunou, Lee County, Miss., will be inaugurated, effective from Dec., 1st., 1902. Very respectfully, R. J. Wynne, First Ass’t Postmaster Gen’l. Post Office Department, | Divisiou of Rural Free Delivery, Washington, D. C. Oct. 10, ’02. j Hon. E. S. Candler, M. C., Corinth, Miss., Sir:—Referring to your call at I the Department of this date, I take | pleasure iu advising you that in j accordance with your request, or | ders will be shortly issued direct ' mg the establishment of Rural Free Delivery, over route No. ] from Leighton, Lee County, Miss effective from Dec., 1st, 1902. Very respectfully, R. J. Wynne, First Ass’t Postmaster Geu’i Post Office Department, Divisiou of Rural Free Delivery, Washington, D. C. Oct., 10, ’02 Hon. E. S. Candler, Jr., M. C. Sir:—Acting upon your persona request of this date, I have tin honor to inform you that o^deri , will be issued directing the inaug uration of Rural Delivery Service over route No. 1 from Nettletou I Lee County, Miss.., effective fron Dec., 1st, 1902. Respectfully, R. J. Wynne. i Post Office Department j Division of Rural Free Delivery, 5 Washington, D. C.,Oct. 10, ’0$ Hon E. S. Candler, Jr., M. C., Corinth, Miss., SirIn accordance with you personal request of this date, take pleasure in advising yon ths the Rural Free Delivery Servic over route No. 1 from Guntowi Lee County, Miss., will be estal l lished on December the 1st., 190f g Very respectfully, a R. J. Wynne, f First Ass’t Postmaster Gen’ \ BANNER SA LVl * ths most hMUnq salvo In ths world i f Married. Miss Mable Wiley Hood, aud Mr. B. C. Goodrich, were married ou Wednesday afternoou, 22d inst. at the home of the bride by Rev. Dunbar Ogden, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, of Columbus Miss. The marriage was a very quiet one, only a few friends of the contracting parties being present. The bride is the daughter of Capt. G. B. Hood and was reared in this city. She is a young lady of great popularity and possesses all the charms of (he highest type of lovely southern womanhood. The groom is from a prouiineut family of Columbus and is well known in this city. He is a gentleman of high character aud is highly esteemed by all who know him for his sterling worth .and geuial qualities. They will reside in West Point. The Jouual joins their trieuds in hearty con gratulations and wishes for them a long life of happiness and bles sings. ° t_^_ T emple—Ballard. Married at the home of the bride’s father, Mr. Wm. Ballard of Ballardsville, on Wednesday, Oct. 22nd, by Rev W. N. Swain. Miss Willie Ballard to Mr. Frank Temple of Shannon. The bride is a young lady of rare attractions and is exceedingly popular. The groom is a promising and active | young gentleman, a sou of our friend, M. D. Temple, Esq., and is well known in I.ee county. The happy couple have a host of friends who wish them all happi ness attainable iu life, in which hope the Journal heartily joins. Sheep husbandary pays iu the South, A Mercer county, Ken tucky, farmer located on the southern Railway recently sold 147 lambs in the Louisvilie mar kets for $771,75, which with the wool made a net profit of about 1 $1,000 from a flock of 100 sheep. ) __a ’’ FREE TO THE BABIES. ' The Eastern Manufacturing Co., of ’ Chicago, will present to every baby, 1 under one year of age, in this county, one solid silver baby spoon with the baby’s j given name engraved on same. You Jo not have to pay one cent nor buy any thing to get this spoon. The Eastern Manufacturing Co. are large manufac turers and jobbers of jewelry and silverware, and have taken this method , of advertising their goods. Instead of spending thousands of dollars for j magazine advertising they have decided * j to give it away direct to consumers. * The undersigned firm has been ^ made distributing agent for this e locality. Bring your baby to their '» store and give its name and age and you will receive one of these beautiful '• silver spoons all engraved free of cost. This is not a cheap article, but solid silver of elegant design. Don’t fail *• to look over the elegant line of The - Eastern Manufacturing Co. ’s goods on £ display at , 1). S. BALLARD Tupelo, Miss. * • .