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HE TUPELO JOURNAL. “ 1“=>0 psr “BE JTJST AND PEAR NOT.” $1.50 per Vol. XXXVI . TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, AUGUST 21, 1908. No. 21 A Ar ^AAA ^ •x-'V-v --y . vjy '■*'^ •**'.**'*' '*? >4* ‘*r*^ %5r?5r*5?;5r •5r*!S^^J; •5r*5rr*5r•5r*5^.3r j^A | icc-Raymond Hardware Co. f M * \f/ /*y Wholsesale aud Retail Dealers in di /j\ $ «> Everything in Hardware Buggies, Carriages, Harness, Saddlery, Etc. « dj ** \I/ hite Mountain Refrigerators “The Chest with $ JP VV a Chill in it,” White Mountain and 20th Centu- ^ 4 ^ ry Self Freezing Ice Cream Freezers.f $ «r ?’■;r‘v"" % «« Best Refrigerators and Freezers on the Market ife 11 ! f TOLEDO ^ 1 I t STEAM | COOKERS % Blue Flame Coal Oil Stoves, and all the Hot Weather Comforts are here I% We Solicit Your Orders A SATISFIED LADY CUSTOMER # I WE SELL THE FAMOUS ECONOMY FRUIT JARS I I Here Is What You've Been Waiting for. ? STRAW HATS = = = == = i Price | CLG THING = 25 per cent, off 1 EDWIN CLAPP AND LOW OXFORDS - 20 per cent, off I All other Low Cuts, 'Misses’ Ladies’ and Mens, Oxfords I 25 per cent, off. I 1 36 in Black Taffeta Silk, $1.00 quality for 79c * EVERYTHING MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES I When we Cut Prices Everybody Can See Them. | 4 «>■! ■Hill ■ WWeUl lTMJtU V—g—>J——im I m I HONEY \ On improved Farm Lands 8 per cent, interest. 5 to 10 Years. Eof further information apply to O. K GARY, Tupeln, Miss I Legal Notice Internal Revenue Service, Dist. of Alabama, Collectors Office Birmingham, Ala., July 30, 1908. Mr. O. T. Trapp. Sheriff Lee County, Tupelo, Miss. Sir: Below I give you the list asked for in yours of recent date: C. II. Clifton, R.L.D. 12 mos.. ending June 30, 1908; Pound-1- incannon & El kin, Tupelo, It. 1.. D. 12 mos. ending June 30,1908; E. C. St Ciair, Tupelo,R. L. D. 12 mos. ending June 30, 1908. This is to certify that the above list is a correct copy of the names of all parties in Lee county. Miss, to whom Government License have been issued for the sale of liquors during the fiscal ! year beginning July I’ 1907 and ending ; June 30, 1908, as shown by the records ! of this office. Respectfully, Jno. O Thompson, Col. To the Taxpayers of Lee County Notice is hereby given that in obe dience to Section 4303 Code 1906, that I have completed and filed in the office | of'the Chancery Clerk of Lee county the personal assessment roll for 1908. You will therefore examine your as | sessments therein if yon see proper to do so on or before the first Monday in | September, 1908, at which time the Board of Supervisors of said county [ | will meet at the courthouse thereof and | hear any and all objections complained of in said assessment and finally pass on said roll for 1908. Witness my signature this 3rd day of August, 1908. W. R. Gardner, Tax Assessor LAND FOR SALE 141i acres 9 miles east of Tnpelo, 3 settlements, plenty of good water, 90 acres in cultivation, all in good repair. Will sell on reasonable terms. For fur ther information address ; .1. II. WHEELER, Plantersyille, Miss., R. 1 NEGRO DIVINE GIVES BAD ADVICE Race Conflict May Follow Leading Negro Preach er’s Injunction. Chicago, Aug. 17.—Five hun dred negro men; of the con gregation of C nn chapel, one of the leading negro churches in this city, were told by their pas tor, Rev. D P. Roberts, yester day, to arm themselves and be prepared to defend their homes in the eveu of an outbreak hero similar to that at Springfield. “Arm yourselves and be men, ” he "'hi, “if a raging mob sur ro; , your home, protect your ho .'hold; and when the man whu would ruin your family and destroy your property steps across your threshold, let him step across the body of a dead man.” He declared that America is a cowardly nation, which, with power to defy the world, refuses to grant nrotection to innocent and defenseless people, 40 years removed from slavery, because of their color. Talk with mem bers of the congregation showed that the negroes feared an out break in Chicago, and that many of them were making prepara tions for it. The chances for a race war here are declared by Chief of Police Shippy, however, to be remote, since any mob effort could be effectually crushed out by the mounted police and drill squad. Unofficial orders were issued by the police head during the day to inspectors of police to take quick action in case of quar rels between negroes and whites and promptly to quell all disturb ances that might grow into a clash of races. He declared that it was not to be inferred that his order meant that danger of trouble existed, but it was pure ly a precautionary measure. “The police department,” he i said, “by the addition of the drill squad of 62 men and the mounted squad of 53 men, all available at five minutes’ notice, is prepared to meet all emergen cies and the aid of the malitia is something we. never expect to have to apply for-” ®®®®®®@®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®®® I '. s I Lumber and ! | Shingles | 1 For Sale i ' ® (S i § w ■#' I Our grades and prices $ I are attractive. When | | you want anything in | | the building line write I ® or come to see us and £ (V. (j\ I save money. Our stock £ @ is immense and we fill • ® % ® any kind of a bill. 1 ® (i) <•> <§ ® (5) I BALDWYN LBR. CO. I • ® ‘ BALDWYN, MISS. I | . I •Yi©® • •© # e®®©®®®®• • \7©®® ®®®® For Sale Fifteen shares of the First National Bank of Tupelo, Miss. Address JOSEPH F. GREVER 112 W. 44th St. New York. N. Y. | There is a right Paint or finish for everything. We have it See us about everv job of painting. Poond-Kincannon ElkiH Co. The Le -.ding Druggists WILL McKISSICK INSTANTLY KILLED On Wednesday night Will McKis saca was struck on the head by someone unknown at the well on the Tupelo and Fulton levee east of town and died the following morning from the effect of the injury received. McKissack man aged to reach the home of W. C. Snipes at about eleven o’clock and aroused Mr Snipes, who took him in. Mr. Snipes went out and notified some of the neighbors. Dr. Elkin was summoned and ar • rived at Mr. Snipes, at about eight o’clock Thursday morning. Sheriff Trapp had also been not ified and arrived in a short time afterwards with Doctor Boggan. Upon examination, the physic ians found that McKissack was suffering from concussion of the brain aud was unconscious. There was a gash about three inches in length above the eye and the skull was exposed. The wound was dressed but the physicians expressed grave doubt of McKis sack’s recovery. He died about eleven o’clock Thursday morning. In a statement to Mr. Snipes, MpKissnplr snirl t-hat Vio \xrao of the well and while stooping to get a drink of water he was struck by some unknown party and knocked senseless He man aged to get to Mr.Snipes’ house as stated above. He does not know who his assailant was. He also stated that he was robbed of what money he had in his pock et, something between $15.00 and $17.00. At this time no clue has been discovered to the murderer. Problem of the Daughter. (Illinois State Register.) What is the man of moderate means to do with his daughters? His wife is “fashionable,” of course,—every woman is whose husband earns as much as $1,200 per year or more. She may not go in “our set” but be assured that she has a set of her own which has graduated from pro gressive euchre to bridge or from “current events” to Kant. Therefore there must be an em ployed “maid” in the house hold and there is nothing for the daughters to do. A generation or two ago a cer tain amount of industry was go ing on in every household, but this is of the past. Shall women spin when doth can be turned out so much cheaply in the big textiie mills? Shall ihev stew over stoves to “put up” fruit an 1 vegetaoies when the canning factories do it so much better at at just a trifle above the cost of the raw materials? Shall they even cook, when the ^grocers’ shelves are full of “ready-to serve” foods? At least they may sew? No, not when the garment factories turn uut wear ables at about what the raw materials can be purchased for in small lots at retail. Shall the father permit his daughters to work out side the home? There are hundreds of avenues open to them in every direction, and the girl who works in the factory, the store or the office does not lack general respect. Yet the “set”will naturally wonder why he doesn’t earn his’ daughters’ bread and he has in his own heart a feeling that there is a trifle of disgrace to him if his daughters go into employmeut. j Bnt what shall he do for her? j Certainly it does not improve her mind, her morals or her disposi tion to put in all her time reading light literature and entertaining vealy youths. He knows perfect ly well that this sort of idleness or frothv activity is giving her false notions of life and its re sponsibilities, and peu he is help less to change matters. After she has finished with the high school or boarding school there seems to be nothing for it but to let her drift along in the vague hope that she may marry the right kind of a man and find happiness. Like a good many other problems of life, this one is being worked out by the people whose incomes do not run as high as $1,200 per year. They frankly send their daugh ters work as saleswomen, factory employees or office girls. They do not bother much about what others may say or think and the girls themselves find happinss in their work and in the companion ship that brings them. They find themselves respected and comfortable. It must be a very MR. CANDLER RE-ELECTED The congrsssional primary yes terday was one of the quietest ever held in the district and in all the counties a comparative light vote was polled. The facilities for gettingthe returns were such that very soon after the polls were closed it was known that Mr. Candler ead been successfvl, and was again the noinee of the party in his district. In some of the connties the vote was very close,. Mr. Mitchell takes the result philosophically and is not the j:_i.i_j i_i_ uuuuu uctau^c UC wao not nominated. He made a fair, manly fight and lost, and accepts the result as the will of the people. He is duly appreci* ataive of the vote he received and realizes that during the can vass he has made many new friends who would have been de lighted to have seen him the nom inee. Mr. Candler and his friends are of course pleased with the result and he is receiving con graduations upon his success, well- to-do father who can supply with as much money for clothes and pin money as the capable working girl earns for hqrself. Above all, she is not placed in the humiliating position of seek ing a husband. She can afford to wait until the right man comes. MORE RIOTING EXPECTED Springfield, 111., Aug. 20.—The local authorities began today the task of overcoming the handicap in their efforts to fix the respons ibility for the recent riot, caused by the failure of the coroner’s inquest to hold any one responsi ble for the death of Scott Burton, the negro lynched in the “black belt’’ last Friday night. The open verdict of the coron er’s jury was a blow to the hopes of the state’s attorney and other officials who saw in it a confirm ation of the suspicion that wit nesses to the rioting would fail to recognize leaders of the mob when called upon to testify in public proceedings. The grand jury went ahead with its investigations today, but there was considerably less enthusiasm regarding its work than was displayed two days a go. The departure of all except two regiments of the state militia caused a renewal of the threats that there would be “something doing” after the soldiers had gone, and this feeling was reflec ted in all circles of the city. In fact, a renewal of the riot ing is expected momentarily, and the negroes especially fear that once the mob is started again, no power of the state can pre vent t^e most serious disorder. Through Service to Kansas City, Mo. TWO TRAINS DAILY Lv. Tupelo at....4:15 p m Ar. Kansas City at..10:30 a rr. Lv. Tupelo at..4:15 a m Ar. Kansas City at._..7:00 a m Both trains carrj Observation Sleep ing Cars and Reclining Chair Cars. All trains into and out of Kansas City use OIL-BURNING ENGINES, thus eliminating smoke and cinders. For further information as to sched ules, rates, etc., ask L W McLEAN, icket Agent Frisco. Tupelo, Miss Round trip rates to Chicago, 111., ac count National Indeoendence Party, tickets on sale'July 24th and 25th., good until July 31st., via Frise > $17.50. HUMBLING A PRINCESS. One night John Sharp Williams while a student at Heidelberg Germany, wa3 in attendance at a swell function at which the guest of honor was a dark-skin ned princess alleged to hail from one of the South Sea Islands. The princess was magnificently bedecked and bejeweled, and her warm olive complevion set off by a mass of black, kinky hairlspark ling eyes, made her the center of attraction and the reigning belle of the function. The masculine like Germans swarmed about her like bees around a honeysuckle vin'v and even Dutch femininity could not discount the charm of her manner or the beauty of her person. John Sharpe was introduced, of course, and immediately upon obtaining a near view of the prin cess (?) says the Biloxi Herald, his Southern blood began to boil. Watching his opportunity, he managed to get to the beauty’s, elbow. Then reduciug his voice to a low, but perfectly audible key, he sent into her startled ears this alarming query: “Look here, nigger, where did you come from. ?’’ Panic-stricken and with all her self possession scattered, the al leged princess turned upon her interrogator, as she heard the fa miliar intonation of the South erner, and looked into his unre lenting face. Then she stam mered; “FumSouf Coroliny, boss; but foh de Lawd sake don’t tell it.” Whether John Sharp respect ed the pitiful plea of a Southern negress in a faraway land and permitted her to continue her bold imposition upon the cred ulous Germans the story does not tell, But the fact remains that the “princess” realized Itnat she was in the presence of one who, from intimate knowledge of her race, had divined her African or igin, and she could only throw herself on his mercy. FOR SALE.—A good Combination Saddle and Harness Horse E. C. StCLAIR. | Those dull f v> | pains about | 1 the eyes | 9 it/ *..— - il/ fl? w i Are plain signs that | | there is some thing | | wrong with your vision | A 'i A & | It may be nothing at all * j serious—probably is not | $ But wouldn’t it be worth j* | something to you to $ $ have these unpleasant $ $ sensations removed? * * « * We can do it for you ac- $ I curately and at small * | cost, too. | | Step in some day and | f let us find out for you ;§ ‘5 | exactly what the trou- if | ble is with your eyes. I I . 1 § This will cost you noth- 3 Iing and is a service that f may be of great value I I ? | to you. £ 1 hough;! I The Jeweler t | Phone 156 Tupelo, Mis £ 2? • * r'