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CRISP NEWSY PARAGRAPHS
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.
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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
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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 |
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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
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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 \
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• Bring Me Your Repairing \
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® 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 •
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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.
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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
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TUPELO vs
MOBILE
(SOUTHERN LEAGUE TEAM)
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All Games called at 4 p. m.
Admission: 25 and 35 Cents
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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.

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