Newspaper Page Text
| Tuesday and Wednesday October, 24 and
Our spacious, attractive Parlor will be thrown wide open, and everybody is cordially invited to enter and inspect one of the largest and best selected stock of Millinery Goods in North Mississippi. I The Ladies I Of this department are enthusiastic and will take great pleasure in making it pleasant for you. Inci 9 dentally we call attention to our Dressmaking Department on the same second floor. 1 THE TUPELO MERCANTILE COMPANY. j| ^MWiWMtWiVWuVlViV /WWiWrVrWrW 3 iVrVAViVlWM itWi'^WM^WlfVWVMWW»Vrt 1 ^ Mortal aui* Personal ^ 4...tun imu.1 MMMiwJttwmwWtfW.W f ftWmWMW/WWMMMMMMMW*WW ■$ Ed. Riley of the Second district, wa: do vn Wednesday. Miss Annie McCalister was the guer of relatives in Guntown last week. A. J. Livingston and two little boys of Macedonia were down Wednesday Dr. E. M. Topp spent last Sunday u Corinth with his friend Dr. Chippa. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Troy are u Washington for a visit of several weeks Mrs. Me Duff e of Pontotoc is the guesi of Mrs. Tucker on Jefferson street. Mrs. J. C Beene of Verona was among the visitors to Tupelo Wednes ^Yirs. B. A Smith and Mrs. J ( Beene of Verona were visitors to TupeU Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Prewett Monoghan arc happy over the arrival at their hon c of a fine boy. Mrs. Gus. Pearce and Miss Pearce of Mantachie were visitors to Tupelc Wednesday. Uncle Mack Ritter of Auburn was ;i town Tuesday. Mr. Ritter reports cotton rather short in his section. J C Partlow and little son,Mrs. Part low and the Misses Towery, of Plan tersville, were in Tupelo Wednesday. The Young Ladies club was most de lightfully lentertained Tuesday after noon by Mrs. J. W. Walker, Jefferson street. _ . . . Claude Clayton, Esq., went to Ncl tleton Saturday where he was counsel in a case in a justice court in Monroe C°Wehave an interesting letter from Miss Genevia Boggan from California which will appear in our next week 1SMer Erne-'/Wright of SanAntonia • •/it... on o to rift iSpflfci. "«» Wright, and Mila and Clayton and Clayton and J. E. Bright went to CorinthMonday to argue a Chancery case before Chancellor Lamb. Cros=es of Honor will be bestowed on a number of Confederate veterans at the Court House today by the daugh ters of the Confederacy. Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher Long have re turned home after a couple of months spent in the mountains <jf Colorado. They report a delightful trip. Miss Ouida Jourdan left last week for Colorado Springs, Denver Siver City, . New Mexico and California and* will visit many of the health resorts. Miss Minnie Stevenson of Bidden is • now saleslady at the Ballard Diy Goods . Co where she would be pleased to meet her many friends when in the city. Miss Eulice Burke, who has been on a visit of several months to her sister Mrs Converse in Arkansas l>as ret.urn a home, Mrs Converse accompanying Per Capt. Bimey of the fifth district was in Tupelo the first fo the reck the gueste of Mrs. Frewit Moncghan He was accompanied by his two daugh ters, sisters of Mrs. Monoghan Vir. and Mrs. John Young, of Nettle MurrX Bennie andLena Coggins. Jas Neal of Itawamba county was m Tupelo Wednesday for the first time in several months. He was greatly impressed with the many improye 3S which .he notices at each visit to our little cL.y. , „ The force at Ballards Dry Goods Co. , inFJr„ increased by the addition of Finie Ballard of Gilvo. Mr. Ballard an exrienced salesman a clever gent. „ nian and will prove a most valuable ac cession to the firm. Mrs Effle Coker, who is happily re membered by nearly every one in Tupelo TrrSin the city last night and os the S of Miss Katherine Troy Mrs hS will be here for some time and will organize a cLss in china pautingj J wbSi she is a most proficient ;1 The openings this week of the mill 1 inery establishments of the city hay been unusually attractive the display I being equal 4> those seen in cities Then ! were many ladies from a distance at I tracted by the advertisements and t,h« ! p laces haye been crowded all the week I Mr. J R. Gibsou was down last wed and dropped in to square accounts wit! the Journal. Mr. Gibson bought £ farm in Union county last w’inter and moved on it. We regret to lose such young men f :om Lee but it is a pleas ure to know that he is -just over the line in an adjoining county. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Siddall have moved to Coonewar where they will re side during the next scholastic year Mr. Siddall has been elected prim-ipa of the Coonewar school. He has taughi several years in the country and is a young man of fine qualifications. The patrons are fortunate in securing his services. We acknowledge receipt of a most pleasant visit from Mr. Thomas editoi of the Clifton (Tenn.) Mirror, on Mon day. We found Mr. Thomas to be a gentleman of extensive information, well posted on matters of his state and current events. The Mirror is among the best weeklies of the country, and rrmcVi nrprlit on the nublishers. As You Like It Club On Friday afternoon, October 13, the “As You Like It” club was delight fully entertained by Mrs. Jack Jones and Miss Kate Troy, at the home of Mrs. C. W. Troy. As the guests arrived they were served to tea in the dining room by Mes dames Mahlon Brown and Will Ho.vle. After an animated contest of pro gressive “dominoes” Mrs. Coffee in a cut with Mrs. Goodlett was the fortu nate winner of the club prize, a cut glass bon bon dish The guests prize a beautiful hand painted plate, was won by Mrs Geo. Mitchell in a cut with Mrs. Votlow. A tempting salad course with ice was served. Quite a number of invited guests were present to enjoy the pleasant afternoon. ■ C. T , Sec. Pro. Tem A business meeting of the. “As You Like It” club was held at the home of Mrs. Finlev Hall, Wednesday afternoon of last week. Members are urged to entertain promptly in their respective times. For convenience when enter taining, it was decided to have publish ed alphabetically the names of the members of the club:, Berkley,Mrs A.E. Leake, Mrs.M.E. Blair, Miss Cliff ton Long, Mrs.W.Pearl Bogle,Mrs Luther McCanless.Miss M. Coffee,Mrs.Richard Porter,Miss Hattie Dabbs, Miss Ethel Rush, Mrs. G A. Dabbs,Miss Annie Snider, Mrs. Ben Elkin,Mrs.T.F .Topp.Miss Clara Goodlett,Mrs F. Topp,Miss Katie Hall, Mrs Finley Troy, Miss Kathryn Hinds, Vlrs.R.L. Witt, M rs.John Hines,Miss Lottie WrightMrsCarrieM. Hines, M iss Mary Kathryn Troy, Pres. Jones,Mrs.JackR Carolyn P. Jones, _ Sec’y Dabbs-WiUiams. A marriage of interest to their many friends was that of Mr. Ja3 H . Dabbs to Miss Josephine Williams at the home of the bride near Nettliton Sunday afternoon the 15th inst The ceremony was performed by Rev R W Vecklin in the presence of a number of friends who had assembled to witness the in teresting ceremony The bride is the attractive daughter of Mr and Mrs Charlie Williams while the groom is a successful and energetic young far mer of the fifth district We wish them all the joys that a long life can being Get the habit of reading good litera ture We have it.' Tupelo News Co. ’i ■■■ Vr'v■ A Howard Eaves i A most shocking accident in whicl ; one of the most popular young men o; ’ T. pelo, Howard Eaves, lost his lif ; occurred Saturday evening at the Mail st’-eet crossing of th» Mobile & Ohii - r? lroad. Just before the northboum 3 n .il train arrived Howard Eaves, win 3 r< ently accepted a position as nigh * e rk at the Mobile and Ohio Freigh d pot, was across the track oppositi the Guthrie livery stable. Two freigh tic ins were approaching, one on th< si :e track going north, the other oi i the main line going south. Young Eave: c; ssed the track out of the way of th< northbound train, but was unconscious of the approach of the other train ant stepped on the track in front of it. He was struck by the engine and dragged several feet when his body fell beneath 1 the huge wheels and his life was crush ed out in an instant. There were sev eral witnesses to the terrible accidenl ; wno immediately took the body from j under the train. i Howard Eaves would have reached I hi - nineteenth year in a few weeks. He j was the oldest son of L. L. Eaves and | Emma Hill, his mother dying in his in ! fancy. He was taken by Mrs. Hayes I of Amory with whom he lived until he J was about eleyen years of age when he came to Tupelo and entered school. In all of his associations with his teachers and young friends he was cour teous, generous and kindhearted. He won the hearts of all who knew him by his quiet, unassuming manners, and [ th -re was no one who knew him who | failed to appreciate and admire him. : To his father and foster mother and every member of the family he was de j voted and at all times manifested the 1 greatest love for them To his bereav • eu iatner ana tnose wno stooa closest ! to him, the sympathy of the whole community goes out The funeral services were held from the residence Sunday afternoon, Rev. K mbrough conducting them. A large crowd was present. The body was taken to the Williams cemetery east of to vn for inteoment. The following yo.mg friends of the deceased acted as pa'1-bearers:— Gail Rile'., Claude Mit choner, Keyes Gardner, Fred Wood, Clark Troy, Houston Lumpkin. Their contributions of flowers were beautiful in ieed. Many flowers were laid upon the grave by friends. Tupelo Coal Co Phone No. 1 Card of Thanks Words fail me in this hour of my great bereavement to express my ap preciation for the many acts of kind ness shown me at the time of my great loss and deep sorrow. Such manifesta tions on the part of the entire com munity touch my heart and 1 feel that I am not alone in my sorrow. To the young men who were the friends and associates of my noble boy, my heart goes out in its every impulse and I thank you for your contributions of flowers and other evidences of sym p; thy. May God bless each and every one, and save all fnom so great a sor row as I have been called on to bear. Sincerely, II L. Eaves. Tupelo Coal Co. Phone No. 1 For Rent—Two story seven room residence on Green street, Newly paint ed and papered throughout. Apply to Smith Ice Cream Co. Jackson, Tenn. or Mrs. W. S. Thompson On the afternoons of October 26, 27, 28, the Ladies Aid Society of the Bap tist church will conduct a "Rummage Sale” at the Mayor’s office. They will have for sale articles of second hand clothing, shoes, hats, etc., also house hold furnishings They ask that all the ladies of the Baptist church col lect articles for this sale, mark each and have them ready % the committee who will collect them. v New goods received every day at tTe Nickle and Dime BIG CUT ON j Musical Instruments f S ... $4.00 Guitars, now - $3.00. w ! 5.00 Guitars, now - - - 3.50. X ! A 6.00 Guitars, now - 4.25. X 1 A 7.00 Guitars, now - - - 5.00. X /l\ 8.00 Guitars, now - - - 6.00. S 15.00 Violins, now - 10.00. w $ 11.50 Violins, now - 8.50. W $ 8.00 Violins, now - - - 6.00. W 3.00 Violins, now - - - 2.50. X These will not last long at the prices, so buy now. W I Pound, Kincannon & Elkin $ jJL JR k THE LEADING DRUGGISTS. Z $5.00 Reward! pi For a Cabbage Snake. |?j Hearing so many stories of a terrible reptile H called Cabbage Snaks and being" very anxious H to see one, I offer $5.00 cash for the first spec J imen brought me. Rattle snakes, red worms, IS and chicken snakes barred. | I have a car very fine cabbage just in which I m am selling at wholesale at very low prices. 1 W. M. Topp. | Notice to Contractors. Notice is hereby given by the Boan of Supervisors that they will on Mon day, >he 6th day of November, 1906 at the Ceurt House doer in the city pi Tupelo, award the following contract! at public outcry to the lowest respons ible bidder, within legal hours, th< contractor to give bond in double tin amount of his bid. The Board reserv ing the right to reject any and ail bids and readvertise: For a new bridge on Baldwyn am Marietta road on levee eadt of Baldwyn For repairs on bridge west of Bald' wyn on canal on Baldwyn db Nes Albany road. For sanding levee on Robins’ place on Guntowntt Baldwyn road. For sanding levee on Little Conwar on Tupelo ftPontotoc road. For new bridge across Bogufalah or Blaeklanddb Fuhen road near J. C. Williams _ . . < For new bridge on Tupelo db Okolons road near^Ca|)t^Arnold^ ^ Supervisor! this^Oct. 10 1906. : ,r . G. W. LonG, Clerk. ^ , 7 BOGGAN’S REAL ESTATE, I ■ For Sale—30 acres of land with dou- | 1 ble cabin and shed room, this will - make any one with limited means a . good home L G. Boggan For Sale—80 acres well improved, with good building, plenty wood, good new ground for cotton, good hammuck ! bottom for com. L. G. Boggan For Sale—100 acre farm, good black , hammuck hollows for com, new ground , wax, for cotton, good farm building, - with well of Water, plenty wood, near I good school, about half way from city of Tupelo and Belden. LG Boggan For Sale—Spring street property, some comer lots vacant and some with good buildings on. LG Boggan 1 can sell you cottages tanging from $400 to $1100 and farms from $000 to , $14,000 L G Boggan** m Having about Fifty Thousand dollars j worth of real estate in city residences and lotfc. and farms within the county < of Lee, listed with me for sale, I can ( give any one wanting to make a pur* i chase a better bargain than he could 1 possibly get by hunting up the owners, * L G Boggan * /■ ' ’:■ ' t I CONTINUOUS GROWTH THE BEST PROOF That we are Pleasing Our Customers COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF DEPOSITS. April 1st, 1904. 30,250.90 April 1st, 1905,. $194,735.86 June 1st, 1905. $196,172.00 i July 1st, 1905,_ $208,633.93 $259,009.23 ™. $282,384.13 If you have not opened an account with us we want you to do so. WE WANT YOUR BANKING BUISNESS. We will soon be in our new Bank Building and we are sparing no ex pense to make it the most modern and best equipped Bank Building in norm Mississippi. First Bank in the County To start a Savings Department. To use Home Savings Banks. * To pay interest on Savings Accounts. To pay interest on Time Certificates, (To everybody alike—no exceptions) To elect large Board of Directors. To establish Branch Banks. The People Appreciate This and we are Enjoying a Most Gratifying Growth. You should remember the above when placing your Savings Account. We.have been the means of many peo Kle getting interest on their inactive and idle funds that eretofore have been unable to get anything on them. If we Please You, tell Others; if not, Tell Us. PEOPLES BANK AND TRUST CO. "THE PEOPLES BANK."