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THE TMPET.O JOURNAL.
*1.50 per I ” _ _“ BE JUST .AJSTP FEAR IMOT-"_*1.50 per Aimtun. —VOI XXXII " ” TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI. FRIDAY MAY 6. 1904. NUMBER 6. MILLER’S: / ail Orders Promptly Filled. I WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. We Pay Express Charges on ALL Orders of $5 or More. H I Miller’s Big Department Store! TUPELO’S BEST AND BUSIEST HOUSE. 1 1 ~~ Merit is the Basis of Each Proposition Made in These Columns. 1 I We Point the Way to Safe Economies. a 1 ” . nr.. There are steady hands at the helm of this mammoth dry goods establishment. Competent buyers with sharp, trained | re eonst intly watching for price advantages where there is no sacrifice of style or quality. VVe are inspired to tell you in detail of all ■ tlAt our departments hold for your personal adornment, but space forbids more than passing mention. We’re for progress! No standstill! ■ We know we must hold your favor after we’ve won it. That’s why we’re striving-striving every minute to promote the good feeling es- ■ ' ■ tablished That’s why our prices are always a little lower than the next lowest—why we are never caught napping. And then after all has / ■ b‘wn H.lid.in(i done, if, in the quiet of your home, you conclude there is the slightest cause for dissatisfaction, come right back here add get L| gj Vom. money. We’re glad to have talked so freely. Now arrange to get your share of these bargains._ M M note the attractions fob this week. If Splendid Uff3ting5 From tlie Skirt Section. ^ We mention only ft few items. There are many oth ers here equally as good. Walking skirts at 81.75, a >1 splendid $2.50 grade, made of all wool chevoit or small Jl check cut full flare, overlap, and bound seams and stitched b >ttom, with straps over hips, a splenuid ®2 oU h Walking'"kirts at $3 00. Full $4.00, $4 50 and $3.00 jN grad *s More than 200 pietty, new Walking skirts in H this lot. A pedal pick-up by our New York .buyer P These skirts are made by one of New York s best skut |fej makers. , __ __ M $3.50 Men's Pants $2.25. ^ Picked up a big lot of drummers’ sample pants with j about twice the usual drummer’s sample discounts. 1 he ^ lines consist of Ihis season,s best styles and fabrics, ma ^ uy full $3 50 value, take your pick $2 25. Remnants. We have a great many small remuauts of matting, 10, 15, 10, 22 yards, worth up to 35c per yard. Take your pick of any of those patterns 15c a yard Miner’s Shoe Department. tup: price is the thing The season has just begun on men’s Oxfords, tans and patent vici kids. Talk about style for the younger men and comfortable shape for the older chaps, you’ve nev er seen the equal to the ones we are showing for $2.50 all leathers and $3.50 all shapes. $2.50 Chiffon Trimmed Hats. $1.60 Rlade on wire frames, covered with chiffon, brims tucked edges, sheered crown, trimmed with rosettes on side and taffeta silk. Value $2.50, this week, $1 60. Ladies’ 25c fancy straw suilprs, now 15c Stylish Summer Suits. This season’s b^st styles in men’s and youth’s sum mer suits, nicely made suits of all wool materials, ful ly equal in every respect to suits selling regularly at ||| $8.00 aud $9.00, per suit, $6.25. H Men’s and youth’s fine summer suits. In point of H style, quality, fit aud finish these suits are fully equal H to the suits others are selling at $10 00, onr price$7. 75. H Enthusiasm Increases Over Our Millinery ™ Like a snow ball rolling down hill has our millinery raj sales increased. People who came to make comparisons P® bought aud gave friends good advice, which brought jsl them here also. Matting uj A lar »e increase on import duties by our government Pa| and th war in the East have sent the price of mattiug P® soariup skyward. Luckily, we had bought heavily in yyA advant ■ aud are able to make some very close prices. r5j Our sjl cial for next week will be closely woven Jap- ug a nese i>atting in several beautiful designs. Regulrr 30c IS value, ! or roll 23c a yard. US — — ~ l ~ ~ _J I Tupelo Oil and ice Company j | Ice and Soda Pop. • m S m • S Cotton seed meal. Grist mill Grinds Every Saturday. S m • 5 Full market value paid for Cotton seed all the year round. • w m m m m m m m The Model Bakery, E. D. WYLIE, Prop. Fresh Bread and Cakes^Every.Day. Fine Cakes a Specialty. Every effort will be made to please the trade. Orders for Satur day delivery ghoul l be given in not later than Fiiday evening. Eread and cakes shipped to out-of-town trade on short notice. Write tor special prices. \ full line choice pot flowers will be carried in con nection. Come and see them. The Model Bakery. Trov Street, two doors west Journal building. _ ^ a'J.■/ 9u£&•.'■ -'i ~ ■ <■' —. gra | A. DALTON, 1 j|[ Practical Tinner and Galvanized Iron Worker. Har moved into his new brick business house on Broadway /I; jnst south of Miller Bros. Look for the big coffee pot and 2? you will find the tin shop where you will get BARbAlJNb in , | All Kinds Tinware, | W sheet Tin and Troughs, ito if Plates, Caps, Pipe, Buckets, y, h\ paus Pumps, Banded and Riveted Gutters, Pipe Valleys. Jff ft\ Roofing and Roof Paint, Adjustable Backs and Dampers for f &\ fook stoves. Will fit any cookiug stove. When you fail to ia flnd just what you want in the tin line w # Come to the Tin Shop $ k\ and I will make it for you on short notice and guarantee sat jk is faction in every instance. ALBERT DALTN. «♦#€€€€€€€€€€€€€«€€€ Arkansas Texas Louisiana An ideal couutry for cheap homes. Laud at $3, $10, $15 per acre; glows corn, cotton, wheat, oats, grasses, fruits aud vegetables. Stock ranges 10 months in the year. Southeast Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas are full of opportunities—the climate is mild, the soil is rich, the lands are cheap. Low Home seekers’ rates—about half fare—via the Cotton Belt twice a month —first and third Tuesdays. For descriptive , literature, maps and excursion rates, write to VV. C. Peeler, D. P. A., Cotton belt, Aleropms, JLenn., OR E. VV. La Beau me, G. P. & T. A. Cotton Belt, St. Louis, Mo, BRIDGE NOTICE. STATIC OF MISSISSIPPI. Itawamba County, April term 1904. The Board of Supervisors of said County will on the first Monday of June 1904 at the Court House iu the town of Fulton in said County, proceed to let out the building of a steel Bridge across the Tombigby river at the Fulton cross ing two miies West of Fulton, Miss, to the lowest responsible bidder, receiv ing first, sealed bids, said bids to be on tile in Chancer Clerk’s office of said countv by 9 o’clock a. ni. June 6th 1904. 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To Mrs. Nevada Cooksey Corsicanuu, Texas and Mrs Jodie' Shumpert whose postoffice address is unknown, Defen dants. You are commanded to appear be fore the Cbaucery Court of the county of Lee, in said State, on the 3rd Mon day of September A. D., 1904 to de fend the suit in said Court of Mrs. W. V. A. Shackelford, wherein vou arc defendants. This 25th day of April A. D. 1904. 0. YV. LO\’(T. Clerk. Anderson & Long, Sols for Compi’ts. 4-29-’()4-8t, (CALL FOR MEETING. County Democratic Executive lommittei The Democrat Executivee Com mittee of Lee county is hereby called to meet at the law office ol Anderson & Long in Tupelo or Monday May 9th 1904 at 2 o’clock for the purpose of providing dele gates to the State Convention which meets m June, and to con sider and act upon such other mat ters as the committee are required to do by law. The members of the committee are: W. C. Hinds, John Dulany, John Francis, R. H. McNeil, V. C. Kincnnnon, J. il. Oglesby, F. A. Green, William Burt, J. D. Bryan C. B. Evans, R. S. Thomas, Sam McGhee and W. D. Anderson. W. I). Anderson Chairman. F. A. Green, Sec. Tupelo, May 4, 1904. Verona The following teachers were elected for the next term of the Verona High School: Prof 1>. T SHinmpert president Mine Pula Petty 1st assistant. Mien Sal lie Kilpatrick- primary, Mien Sue Ella Haley in ,sic teacher. Miss Edith (Hark in visiting relative** and friends in Tupelo Capt. J. D. Green of tin- liallardavdie Rough Riders in suffering from n disabled band. Mrs. Maggie Raker of donna* i-ountv is visiting Mrs. Nancy linker. A large number of our y» ung people attended the foot washing five milet* west of Verona. Ur. W. C. Spencer went to Columbus Wednesday to assist in a surgical oper ation. Some miscreant cut tiie straps around some baggage here a few nights ago. The person who did this is n candidate for the pen and ought to go there. There are entirely too many loungers around onr depot. The vagrant law will thin them out. Under the pretence of seeing a friend leave a dozen or two idlers will gather around the sitting room and cre ate noise and disorder. The proposition 1 » put in an electric car line from here to Tupelo is being ag itated and some of our old moneybags are talking it over seriously. It is pro posed to run it along the ridge route. With this line and electric lights our vil lage uould he Perfect. The old Verona over in Italy w ould then he forgotten by the poets. The many friends of .Miss Emma Boothe regret that she will not teach in our High School next term. She lias given perfect satisfaction during the last term and all the patrons of the school would haye been glad if she had continued Her father will remove his family to Florence. Ala. when, school is out and Miss Emma will go with them. The 20th Century Club met with Mrs. L. T. Taylor on Wednesday evening last The meeting is said to have been unus ually interesting. On the program was, as usual, a contest in which all enguged. The prize was awurded to Mrs. J C. Kineannon. who with Mrs. L. I'. Long and Mrs. V. C. Kineannon, of Tuj>elo, were invited guests. We are requested to state there u ili he singing at the Baptist church on Sunday afternoon next at 2 o'clock. Prof. Sokuranert find Miss Sullie K 1 Patrick of our high school tire attending the meeting of teachers at Meridian. Low Rates To Dallas, Texas and Return, ac count General Assembly of Cum berland Presbyterian Church, May 19 to 27. For the above occasion the K. C. ai v.v d n. n,. win sen round mp tickets to Dallas, Texas aud returu at rate of $19.00. Tickets ou sale May 15th to 18th, inclusive. Final returu limit May 31st. W. O. McLean, Agent. ANNUAL MEETING SOUTH ERN BAP 11ST CONVENTION AND AUXILIARY SOCIETIES Nashville, Teuu., May 12-18,1904. For the above occasion the K C. M.& B. R. R., will sell tickets to Nashville and returu.at rate of $8 50 Tickets on sale May 10,11, and 12, good returning until May 22, with privilege of extension of limit un til Juue 6th. This rate applies either via Memphis or Birming ham. W. O. MCLEAN, Agent. LOUISIANA PURCHASE EL POSITION, ST. LOUIS. Tickets on sale daily at followii g special low rates for the rod .1 trip, via FRISCO SYSTEM. Season ticket good returning until Dec 15, $18.; 0 Limit 60 davs from date sale 15. > “ 15 “ “ “ “ 13.6) Quick time nud most excellent tra u service. For further informati* i call ou or write any agent or rep resentative of the Frisco System. Knights of Pythias. Tupelo Lodge No. 133, K. of Y. me* 8 every Monday evening! at 7 ,M0 o’clo* i*. Castle HalMn Masonic Temple. Visit* rs vrateome. - * * A. H. DkL.VY, C. C. hTh. MULLEN, K. of R. & S. ■JANWEK 8ALV1 thfc ntaft HMtihfl m tfflnMTM. • ■ s -■ i, • • * j-. i- -- s. 4 . CALL FOR CONVENTION. The State Democratic Executive Committee met at Jackson on Mon day, ‘2otb, inst., and had the fol lowing proceedings which we print for the beuefit of nil 'concerned: The question of fitting up the halls for the holding of the conven tion was brought up. One member suggested that Mr. Hearst be c nn mnnicated with and have‘‘reliesh ments” arranged for the oceasmn. He said it was understood that these refreshments would be forth coming if notice was just given to Mr. Hearst or his paid agents that the “necessaries’' were wanted. No official notification was given to Mr. Hearst as it w'as understood that the men would be on the ground when tin convention as sembled, and with pleutv of “re freshments” for the weary. A committee composed of Messrs J. W. Power, John A. Webb ami li. I’. M axwell, was appoiuted to get the house of representatives i, proper shape, providing eii ar ete., for the hoidiug of the comer . tiou in Juue. The question of how the dele gates to the State convention wi i < to be selected was the subject ui much discussion. The primary election law provides the manner in which the county delegates are elected, hut the question of get ting tins law before the people per plexed the committee to some ex tent. it was finally decided to r a the attentiou of the electors to the provision oc me law. The amendment to the primary election law adopted by the legis lative session, and approved on the ytb of March by the governor, lo which the committee calls in.-, at tention iu its resolution, is us 1 I lows: “The State executive committee shall consist of three members from each congressional district, to be choseu by the delegates from the different congressional districts, each distiict acting separate, v ;aud shall hold four years, and nntil their successors are eho« ui. A State convention shall be hel i by each political party in this S ate in the year 1904, and every 3 ear thereafter, to select a State exec utive committee, to appoint d 1 egates to the national conven i.m, and to nominate presidential elec tors. Each county shall be entitled in the Stute convention to a num ber of votes equal to double i e votes iu the house of repie-enta tives. The delegates are to be se lected by county delegate c .jv.-h tions, to be htld in each county. Delegates shall be apportioned equally among the supervisor’s districts of each county, or each precinct iu the comity shall be given representation in tbe coun ty delegate convention in piopor tion to the votes cast at the pro ceeding presidential election for its party candidate* The county executive committee shall desig nate a date and the number of «!-1 egates to be elected, giving at k e-t ten days’ notice for the precinct election, on which date the elect rs of such precinct shall meet at Id 0’ clock a. m. at the usual voting places and by secret ballot eh r delegates to represent such voting precinct in the county convention. ine ueiegaie convention m eun county shall choose a county e«e<; utive committee, consisting or three members from each supervisors’ district, as above provided, \vh > shall hold until the county conven tion conveues fourvears later. * * Before leaving the city Chair man Miller issued the following no tice of the convention To the Democratic Electors of the State of Mississippi* Notice is hereby given that at a meeting of the State Democratic executive committee, hold in Jack son, Miss., on the 25, day of Apiil 1904, by a resolution then and there duly passed, it was ordered that a State Democratic conveu tiou beheld in the city of Jackson on Wednesday, the 15, day of J 1904, for the purpose of sob c ng a State executive committee, «* ip point delegates to the n * nml Democratic convention, i to nominate Democratic pres .I -u ini electors, and to frans iet sa* t: ih er b.usiuess as may come in f >* it County ex-cuhve committee in selecting delegates to tne t . .i«*v and State conventions, «re r - ted to observe sectiou 1, of lie act of the legislature amending sac tlon 3 of the lawn of 1902, api r(#v ed March, 9, 1904, a copy of v\ inch is hereto appended. Dated at Jackson, Miss., LbiS the 25, day of April, 1904. C. C. Miller, Chairm m fefyr j Tickets at low rates- nur oo sale. For particulars apply t , Mobile aud Ohio li- K. ugtm«.