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Concerning our Friends and Neighbors, What they are Doing, Saying and Thinking, Where they are Going and When they are Coming. Mrs. Brown of Pontotoc is the guest j of her daughter Mrs. J. M. Thomas. Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Brown attended the camp meeting in Oxford last week. Rev. Felts attended the camp meet ing at Oxford last week. Mrs. Cheek of Amory is visiting Mrs, W. I. Brown. Mrs. Williams is visiting in Boone yille. Mrs. B. A. Rogers and children have gone to tuka Springs for an outing. G. W. Long and I). W. Robins made a business trip to Guntown Wednesday. Bryan and Kern Watch Fobs only 10c at Pound-Kincannon-Elkin Co. T, W. Clansell an experienced ma chinest of Corinth is now with the Tu pelo Scale Co. Mrs. Alice Moore of Pontotoc is the guest of Mrs. Will Watson on Church Street. •lames A. Dale of Caledonia was the guest Thursday of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Smith. We received Tuesday, from Mr. Smith Green, three open bolls of cot ton, the first sent us this season. Rev. J. H. Jenkins has been conduct ing a very successful revival at Fellow ship. FOR RENT—Brick store building on North Spring street. Apply t < MRS. HENDERSON. Mrs. J. W. Hoyle and Miss Hortense Thompson visiting relatives in Gun town. Mrs. F. C. McGaughy and children have gone to Iuka to spend several weeks. •Mr. and Mrs. Moaie Brown c-ame from Macon to visit their relatives here ..—i. Whether you are a K of P or not yo . should see “Damon and Pythias”—at the Electric Theater soon. Mrs. Ballard and children have been visiting her parents Capt., and Mrs. Keyes have returned home, Miss Vernis of Louisvill who has been the guest of Mrs. John Reed has re turned home. Mrs. John Clark. Misses Christine and Antoinette Clark have gone to Denver, Col., to spend several weeks. Mr. and .Mrs. Frank Goodlett and lit tle daughter and Mrs. Tyson McGee are at Stafford Springs. Mrs. F. M. Saveryand children after a pleasant visit of several days to rel atives in Booneville have returned home. Misses Corrinne, Rosalie and Kate Kincannon have returned from a visit to uelatives in Noxubee county. See the fine Platt City, Col. geld ings, fillies and yearlings at Van Mitt’s Sale Stable. Just arrived. LOST—At or near Union depot Sat urday morning, Aug. 1, a gold crescent brooch with cluster of blue forget-me nots. If the finder will return to Jour nal office he or she will be rewarded. Little Misses Estell Delay, WinnifreJ Witherspoon, Ella Stagg, and Master Harvey Witherspoon have returned to their home in Birmingham after a vis it to Miss Zina Witherspoon. Mrs. Duncan and Miss Duncan, who have been guests of Mi. and Mrs. Whitten Duncan, have returned to their home in Clifton, Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. Holt have returned home from their bridal trip to the mountains of North Carolina where they spent five or six weeks most de lightfully. The young ladies of Tupelo will give an ice cream supper this evening from six until eleqen o'clock for the uurpose of raising funds fou the Tupelo base ball team. Every body invited to at tend. The many inends of former Post master J. W. Elliott are much pleased to have him again visit Tupelo. We are glad to know that he is en?oying a lucrative practise as an osteopath at his home in Georgia. J he following marriages were per formed by Rev. S. D. Shelton this week: D. M. Millwood and Miss Cagle i^f near Sherman Tueday morning. Mr. S. G. Rocerts and Miss Eliza Shaw of Ala , at the court house Wednesday. Mr. Searcy Ethridge and Miss 11a Green at the home of Rev. S. D. Shelton on Sunday evening at three o’clock. All the leading Talcum Powders are in stock. Needed every day these days Pound-Ki'ncannon-Ei.kin Co. The Leading Druggists. Asa W. Allen made a business trip to Saltillo Wednesday, where the Asa W. Allen Co. have opened up a line of general merchandise. Capt. A. II. Sory, a popular gentleman, will be in charge ot the business. A full line of winter goods will be placed on sale. Miss Lowe Raine Whitesides, the pret ty daughter of Mr. J. K. Whitesides of Shannon, was here Wednesday and took the examination for admission to the Industrial Institute and College at Col umbus. She passed most creditably and was granted a certificate of entrance i by Supt., Clayton. On Tuesday afternoon, the 10th, the Misses Topp entertained most charm ingly m honor to their cousin, Miss Margaret Larrell, of Memphis. Several very interesting games of forty-two were enjoyed. A most delicious salad course was served by Misses Lucile Francis and Hazel Topp. Seated at the tables were the following: Mes dames JRobt, Clark, Milam, Frazer Curtis and Francis, Misses Troy Mc Lean, Clifton, Clark, Maynard, Harris Kmcannon, Porter, Clara and Hattie Gardner, Blair, Witherspoon, Hender son and Jourdan, i Mrs, Shisman and children of Amory returned home Morday after a visit to Mrs. Harkey. Mr. and Mrs. Parker have returned from Hot Springs Ark.,where they have been for several weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Fulton, Miss. Joyner and Mr. Albert Fulton spent Sunday in Corinth, the guests of Mrs. Lyn. Hon J. M. Allen spent several days with friends in Columbus attendingjthe annual encampment of the national guard. Mr- J. E, Motlow attended the en campment at Columbus and reports a delightful time. Mr. J. W. Keys of Memphis spent several days thejpast week , with his parents here. Mr. Roy Rogers of Denvr, Col., join ed his wife here, and they are now the guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. T. Mitchell. Mrs. Stribling, with her sisters.Mes dames Goodlett and McGee, are at Stafford Springs. Mrs, Kimbrough and children came from Blue Mountain to visit Mrs, W E. Pegues this week. Mrs. Kimbrough has many friends here who are glad to see her in Tupelo again. LOST-Some where on road between ! Bissell and Tupelo or in Tupelo a small Memoranda book, containing some ac counts. Return to Journal Office and receive reward. DaLEEBROS. We acknowlege receipt of another delicious watermellon from the mag nificent patch of Mayfield Reese for which we duly appreciate. j Misses Corrinne, and Emma May Laney and Mvrtice Stone returned from Monteagle Wednesday after a couple of weeks outing there and other points ot interest in the mountains of Tennessee. Local fans will have the good fort iuue to see the Mobile Southern League it-iifu nere on next luesaayana wea ; nesday. The Mobile aggregation has j these dates open and being in route to I Memphis find it convenient to stop over here and be entertained by the locals. Elsewhere in this issue will be found the full page advertisement of The Bal lard Dry Goods Company in wihch many spiendid of seasonable goods are offer ed. This reliable firm realizes the fact that the man who hustles for buisiness during the dull season will get more than the lion’s share of it. On the 9th inst. Mr. W. N. Steed andMiss. Maude Gaddis were united in the bonds of wedlock at Baldwyn, the Rev. VV. L. Gilmore tying the nuptial knot. The couple are among Baldwyn’s l most deservedly popular young people and their hosts of friends join in wish ing them a long life of happiness and prosperity. Round trip rates to Chattanooga Tenn. on sale August 8th 6th and 10th good until Angust 14th., Fare via Frisco $9 o 3 L. W. McLEAN, Ticket Agent i Damon and Pythias, a ^Historical ; Urama of Sicily’s Loyal Senators. | The most magnifeient spectacular ! scenes ever staged, will be at the Elec tric Theater soon. '.Vatca the curtains I for dates. i Little Miss Sue Brown Stern enter tained a number of tier little friends on Tuesday an honor of her fourth birth day. The beautiful room was gay with dainty clad little tots and merry games were played after which the guests were invited Into the dining room j where delicious ices, cakes, and fruits I were served. The little Hostess was the recipient of mnny pretty gifts. The haunch of the Mississippi Bank ers Association of the first congress ssional met at the court house here Tuesday ivith J. D. Osborne Vice Pres ident of the State Bankers Association presiding. The purpose of the meet in^ to discuss such matters as would bring about a better understanding be tween Members of the Association.and i t-9 a'.^ banks in offering and fur | nishing the best facilties in a business way to the communities it which they ; are located. i \\r _i.. i i ~• " • ‘‘’wwuiuo na,« uu uruer with the Fairbanks Steam Shovel Co., ; of Marion, 111., for a dredge boat to ! be shipped out early in September. Mr. Robbins will use the boat in widen ing Town Creek canal to double its present width and deepen it. He has been convinced of the practicability of draining the swamp lands in this sec tion by the experiments already made with canals, but he realizes tha neces sity of deepening and widening them to carry off the great volumnes of wa ter in a short time. The first work will be done on the canal on the east side of Town Creek. On Wednesday morning it was our pleasure to visit our neighbor city Sal tillo, which we found to be improving rapidly. A number of new brick store houses have been erected during the summer and every one is now occupied While there we took a look over the corn and cotton crop of Supt. Claytoa who cultivated both corn and cotton according to the latest and best meth bds, we found that the experiment had been successfully conducted and both crops are fine. Last year this same land was cultivated in cotton and it requir ed 6 acres to produce 1 bale Unless some calamity befalN the crop before harvest time, feel sure that it will pro- ■ duce a bale of cotton to the acre and ' from 35 to 40 bushels of corn to the i acre and a magnificent pea crop in the corn. Tne demonstration of Pro Clav- • ton is well worth the investigation of - those who have poor land to cultivate, i Prof. Clayton has a record of all items < of expense of both fertilizer and labor 1 in making this crop. , Do not be led to believe that we do not represent the leading and < largest fire Insurance companies £ of the world, all selected for their \ liberality and prompt loss-paying ] qualities, after a test of thirty- \ rline years. c No "talking through the hat."- ! Vo Guess-Work. ‘ SAVERY’S INSURANCE AQ’NCY d W C T U A business meeting of the W. C. T. J., wa3heldai the residence of Mrs. 3. M. Dillard Thursday afternoon June llth. The meeting was called to order and ipened with Scripture reading and srayer by Mrs. E. D. Robins. Minutes jf last meeting read by secretary. The office of President and Recording Sec retary were made vacant by the resig nation of Mrs. Dillard and Mrs. Reeves A motion was unanimously carried that vice President at large, Mrs. Brooks Merman should fill the unexpired term as President and Mrs. Dillard as Rec ording Secretary until the regular elec tion of officers in October. An earnest appeal was made by Mrs. Hoyle to the members to use their in fluence with their friends to stop their subscription to the Commercial Appeal, as it was using every influence against prohibition; even publishing false statements in regard to victories al ready gained against dread evil, whis key, in different States. The members without a dissenting voice, pledged themselves to do all they could to stop the paper from coming into their homes, and the homes of their friends. After discussing several of the de partments of work of the W. C. T. U. the meeting closed with prayer by Mrs Hoyle. Mrs. B. M. Dillard, Recording Secretary, The W. C. T. U. held its regular meeting at the home of the President Mrs. Brooks Morman, Thursday after noon July 16th. The meeting was call ed to erder by the President. Scripture Reading-Mrs.E.D. Robins. Prayer-Mrs. J. W. Hoyle. Minutes—Secretary. Report of Treasure Mrs. W.J.Hawks. A card was read from Mrs. Gift asking for W. C. T. U. history of Lee county. Mrs. Hoyle told most interestly of Mrs. Kell’s visit to this Union on June 22nd Report of Supt. of Literature Mrs. J. S. Hean. Mrs. W. 0. McLean resigned thj of fice of Supt. of Social Meetings and ivcu Licuci lseparuuenu ivirs, Dunbar Gentry was elected to fill the vacancy. Mrs. E. D. Robins resigned the office of Supt, of Penal Work De partment, and alected to fill vacancy made by Mrs. S. B. Hinds’ resignation as Supt. of Flower Mission Depart ment. Mrs. Blair was appointed to write W C. T. U. Column. Reoort of Drink ing Fountain Committee—Mrs. Hoyle. Mrs. Hawkes asked for Mrs. Kuls, a subscription of $5.00 annually from this Union to furnish literature for new Union. After a song by Mrs. Dil lard, Mrs. Marmon served delicious cream and cake to her guests. Invited guests Mesdames Gardner, Smith, and Morghan. The meeting adjourned to meet with Mrs. John Moore Thursday afternoon August 13th at 4 o’clock. Mrs. B. M. DLLARD, Recording Secretary. Scene; In Damon and Pythias at Electric Theatre Soon. Shows the hireling soldiers of the ty rant Dionysius trying to stop Damon from entering the senate; the tyrant knows that Damon’s rugged honesty will stand in the way of his plans to plunder the treasure of Syracuse. Dionysius denouncing Damon as a traitor lor daring to oppose his plan of misrule and plunder. The tyrant senten ces Damon to beheaded in six honrs. This does not frighten the honest senator, so the monster Dionysius thrat ens to behead his wife and child. The cowardly senators leaving in fear and trembling after Damon’s out burst of wrath at Dionysius’ perfidity to Syracuse and her people. We find Calanthe. the affianced bride of Pythias, begging him to escape from prison where he is incarcerated as se curity for the safe return of his frier a Damon, whom Dionysius has allowed six hours in which to bid his farewell, Phythias refuses tr, ;scap^ as he knows Damon will retr rn to his fate. rn 10 mee' The beautiful wife namon an,i band and" ^ return of hui>' unsuspecting of the sad message of ‘sorrow h*» will cnnn uring. ^ scaffold, Pythias awaiting the '"f. ot ^*e executioner. Damon has st0pQHetTUrri^' pythiae must die in his Ou«Vt.1 uDnmon false t0 his friend? ;„v,er,7e hill comes horse and aider all jaded from a long, hard ride. ’Tis Da mon returned to meet his fate. Even the strong heart of the tyrant Diony ®1US ’s touched by such fidelity and friendship, and he bids them both to to go in peace and live their lives. Response to the Address of Welcome. How ple.'vsant it is to again look up on those beautiful words “Welcome’’ and exchange friendly greetings with each otner after another year’s labor is endud. I call myself fortunate when in be half of the Confederate Veterans of th*.s camp, am permitted to accept the ir.elcome and dispatch the assurance that the hospitality-of the people of union, finds a response in our nearts only excelled by our gratful apprecia tion. As we look back through the dim vista of the world’s past history. Ws see our friends .and comrades amidst a mighty conflict of warfare. Sacrific ng time, fortune, and lives for the :ause we believed to be just. We see the struggle ended the dev istation of our beautiful Southland — ooverty and misery in every home. Our government gone, our property gone, ind hope almost gone, yet, the cour ige oi our heroes never waversd We 'ee them returning from the field of lattle take up the shattered idol and lowly but surely build even a more leautifu1 structure than ever befoie. hat will stand as a monument to ev :ry Confederate grave. fhen as we come on down the vista it years, we see our comrades with livery locks, dropping out by one to om the great eternal regions beyond t is indeed a pleasure to the remaining ew to be welcomed in such a cordial ^ay, and assure you that the presense t such a large attentive audience iyes additional interest and inspiration o this occasion. We give you our eartfelt thanks again for your ten er and affectionate welcome. ■■■■■"■ -.. . .. ...■■■— .. IF YOU APPRECIATE courtesy, promptness, accuracy, liberal ity and, above all, absolute SAFETY in depositing your money, patronize the bank that accommodates its customers. Though whether you have any business to transact or not, you are always wel come at the PEOPLES BANK TRUST CO. The Bank that Always Treats You Right TUPELO, MISS. J. J. ROGERS, Prest. S. J. HIGH, Cashier FRENCH iMARKET COFFEE Beautiful as well as useful pre? ents FR.F.F. with this Standard Brand of Coffee. A handsome CUP and SAUCER packed in every 4 lb lithographed pail. All other isizes contain Coupons for presents. j THE GREAT EDUCATIONAL CONTEST Closes Dec. 1, 1908. R u'd and sate the Yellow 1 Contest Coupons found iin eve.T can. It may mean $100.00# FOR YOU._ For particulars ask your grocer, or write CONTEST DEPARTMENT NEW ORLEANS COFFEE CO., LTD. NEW ORLEANS gp^^—■— Bvmwavwv/av/a \ "gains in ReaI Estate \ , part in corporation, all level, 27 acres in cultivation, fine supplied with artesian water from town, fish pond, plenty 4P ood springs and wells. Only $3,500. Terms. 4ft 5 6 miles east of Amory. 28 acres in cultivation, balance ^ft vith 8 aces of first clas? timber. Anew 6 room dwelling, oved. $1,600. Easy terms. 3k £6k 137J acres 2J miles from Amory on Trace Road at a bargain if 3k 3k taken at once. $2,600. 3 3k 198 acres 4 miles north of Amory on Trace Road, up-to-date in ey- 3^ 3^ ery respect, a neat 10 room dwelling. Price $5,000. 3? 3k This is only a partial list of the many nice farms I have. If you 3 want a nice home in the Garden Sp« t of the state call on or write me. 3 CITY PROPERTY \ 4ft A neat 6 room cottage on lot ISOxFOO, good location, good garden, 4ft 3 orchard, etc,, just $2,600. 3 A nice 10 room building on the pret tiest, block in town. You ought 3 to just come over and see it. Price $3,500. 4U Have other nice homes from $1,000 to $5,000. 24 lots cheaper now by 25 per cent than they will be in 1909. Information gladly given. ^k M. W. NEWMAN, " ’ 5 ReaI Estate and Insurance ... Amory, Miss. VVVVVVVVVVVV V, Vr*A fiBHni imnHi i Jj There’s Mo.ney in | I ^ea« Estcite | /['Q jj ■ ——————— —/I I have some fine lots and so me /arms of j various sizes that I can offer : it vefT low 9 j prices. If you are in the market /or a /■ place, drop in or write me ; /our require- ^ *v merits and see :i’ we can’t get. together I" W. 5. POVALL I ' msmmMmxs , || TUPELO, r viiss. H ”*nM*M7*’t**V* PAINTS, Oils, Etc. 1 I I £ All that should be included in an up-to- *r C dote stock of paints is here for you. You C can get just what you want, when you \ \ want it and at the right price. We are X exclusive agents for Sherwin-Williams Jk, ft Paints, guaranteed for five years. We ** ft have Lead, Oils, Colors, Stains, Varnish- ^ ft es, Finishes, Enamels, Fillers, and a \ C score of special paints for special purpo- \ X ses. Always glad to quote prices. X | PounMincannon-Elkin Co $ ^ The Leading Prescription Druggists. vv^ VpVN Vrvvyyyy VrVr v \ ® • • Bring Me Your Repairing \ • ~ ■- * : : ® Have your old Buggies and Sun .es overhauled, painted and re • paired. New Rubber Tires on old wheels at reasonable prices. I • Horseshoeing nicely and rightly done on short notice. Repair- * <| ing of all kinds. Wood and Iron Work of all kinds. • New Work Built to Order at • ® • —■■III ■ llllll I ill — — I ■ 11 ■"!! I ■ !■— I ■■ 11 ■ I II ——II , , I—mil I I e I W. E. SMITH, Blacksmith ; THE BEST COAL i Is the coal that we sell. We buy it for the best and sell it to you for the best. We sell v.T.rd we advertise— FANCY LUMP COAL. —n—mrr- — i — ■ ■ ■■■' —— n r~jrmi ————————————————I —— 3 Blocton Red Ash Fancy Lump Coal The only DOMESTIC Coal mined* at Blocton, Ala. i Galloway Fancy Lump Coal Standard Domestic Coal of Walker couuty, Ala. We are now making delivery for Winter Coal. Have you noticed the large Fancy Lump Coal that we have been unloading? NO DIRT, NO DUST, all pure coal. Give us your orders, if you want the BEST COAL at I \ i the lowest price for the BEST. TUPELO COAL COMP’Y. PHONE NO. 1 * ! TUPELO vs MOBILE (SOUTHERN LEAGUE TEAM) * All Games called at 4 p. m. Admission: 25 and 35 Cents _ • No Use Crying Over Spilt Milk! After the harm is done and lire has consumed your home or property, there is only vain re gret, but no money to salve it with. Be wise in time, ” ’tis madness to defer,” and if vou are unfortunate enough to V. e your home in ruins, an insurance policy that cover > vour loss Aoi;s like an angel in disguize wlun it is drawn in the companies of Savery’s Insurance Agency, Tupelo “Mo Guess Work.”-Mo Scheming.