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THE TUPELO JOURNAL.
't5° ger _"BE JTJST -AISTD FEAR NOT." ' si.BO per Annum Vol. XXXVI TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 1908. \o22 I Trice-Raymond Hardware Ccm /)\ - Wholsesale aud Retail Dealers in ^ « Everything in Hardware Buggies, Carriages, Harness, Saddlery, Etc. I jjj =-^L=f W hite ,Mo.un.ta.in Refrigerators—“The Chest with # jii . -1; yy a Chill in it, ' White Mountain and 20th Centu- $ ry Self Freezing Ice Cream Freezers.9 Best Refrigerators and Freezers on the Market \f/ TOLEDO STEAM ,:gMM I 1 SLU! COOKERS . § ® Blue Flame Coal Oil Stoves, and all '-VW 0*;A |t the Hot Weather Comforts are here / | 1 We Solicit Your Orders " $ A SATISFIED LADY CUSTOMER W fWE SELL THE FAMOUS ECONOMY FRUIT JARS J I Here Is What You've I Been Waiting for. I STRAW HATS - ■ - - - - * Price CLOTHING - - . • * • 25 per cent, off I I EDWIN CLAPP AND LOW OXFORDS - 20 per cent, off I All other Low Cuts, Misses’ Ladies’ and Mens, Oxfords _ - - _ _ 1 Z t; ~<7 J7CI CClil* Ull. 1 36 in Black Taffeta Silk, $1.00 quality for - - 79c g; EVERYTHING MARKED IN PLAIN FIGURES I When we Cut Prices Everybody Can See Them. I % / A^L i ttQa i l r B $ £ PAINTS, Oils, Etc, | 1—---I 91 X X All that should be included in an up-to- X X date stock of paints is here for you. You X X can get just what you want, when you X X want it and at the right price. We are X ^ exclusive agents for Sherwin-Williams X ib Paints, guaranteed for five years. We ^ have Lead, Oils, Colors, Stains, Varnish- X X es, Finishes, Enamels, Fillers, and a X X score of special paints for special purpo- X d^ ses. Always glad to quote prices. X Job Printing at Journal Office ' v- V ... * . -• —>* C‘-¥' ' :%■ ■ V" f ■' Legal Notice i I nterna! Revenue Service, Dist. of Alabama, Collectors Office Birmingham. Ala., July 30, 1908. Mr. O. T. Trapp. Sheriff Lee County, Tupelo, Miss. Sir: Below Igive you the list asked for in yours of recent date: C. H. Clifton, R L.D. 12 mos.. ending June 30, 1908; Pound-K incannon & El kin, Tupelo, R. ij. 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 Js 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 ol Lee County Notice is hereby given that in obe , dience to Section 4303 Code 1906, that j I have completed and filed in the office of'the Chancery Clerk of L ee 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 i will meet at the courthouse thereof and 1 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 141J 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 J. II. WHEELER, I Plantersville, Miss., F. 1 STATE FUNDS ARE ALLOTTED Treasurer Edwards Ignores Fight Banks Furnishing Only Surety Bonds. Jackson, IdA- . August 25.— State Treasurer Adwards has fin ished the distribution of the availage funds in the treasury to the thirty-one barm i cnrough* out the state which nave qualified as state depositories, ignoring, according \ j his previously an nounced intention, the eight banks offering onlv surety bonds as'vurity. These thirty one b; , it is understood, got in th iistribution practically the entire amount for which they have qualified. Following is the list of the banks, with the value of the security deposited by each: First National Bank, Green wood. $18,500. Mississippi Bank & Trust Com pany, Jackson, $15,910.' Bank of Biloxi, $2,220 Merchants & Farmers Bank, Macon, $444. Merchants Bank & Trust Com pany, Jackson. $6,105 Bank of Winona, $4,070. Bank of Blue Mountain, $1,480 Bank of Water Valley, $7,400. Winona Savings Bank, $3,700. Panola Bank, Sardis, $5,500. Tishomingo Banking Company Iuka, $2,035 Hancock County Bank, Bay St. Louis, $1,702. Mississippi State Bank, Canton $5,365. Merchants & Planters Bank, Hazel hurst, $9,435. Merchants & Farmers Bank, Holly Springs, 85,180. Citizens National Bank. Mer idian, $6,845. First National Bank, Jackson, $3,700. Merchants & Marine Bank, Scranton, $6,290. Commercial Bank of Brookha ven, 815,873. Peoples Bank & Trust Com pany, Tupelo, $3, 700. First National Bank. New Al il’O rrnn Bank of Hazelhurst, $6,105. Bank of Summit, *1.110. It'ta Bena Bank & Trust Com pany, $555. Bank of Laflore. Greenwood, $2,220. Bank of Mathison, $1,483. First National Bank of Com merce, Hattiesburg, $1,295. First National Bank of Vicks burg, $8,140. Brookhaven Bank & Trust Com pany., $5,920. j Merchants Bank, Bay St Louis I $1,480. Pascagoulo National Bank, Moss Point, $5,550. Round trip to Memphis account Tri State Fair, Tickets on sale September 27th., to October 7th inclusive good un til October 8th. $3.40 round trip via Frisco. f ' ® 1 Lumber and f I Shingles ! | For Sale 1 (•) (#3 ® (• I % | Our grades and prices £ (•) (•' I are attractive. When f I you want anything in | | the building line write I | or come to see us and § | save money. Our stock J I is immense and we fill I 1 any kind of a bill. ; <•) (•) ® . ‘ ® i BALDWVN LBR. CO. I ® (•) BALDWYN, MISS. § i 1 ®v®®®$®<®®®'®(®® ■'•'i®®*® »®®>® ®®®@ QUICK JUSTICE METED OUT __ , ....a_ Alex Connor Convicted and Sen tenced to Be Hanged Oct. 16. Hayes Gets Life Sentence One of the speediest arrests, trials and convictions the history of Lee county Courts was that of Alex Connor, and Lavelle Hayes for the murder of Will McKissack Alex Connor was arrested on Thursday between five and six o’clock and Hays was placed un der arrest Friday morning about three o’clock by Sheriff Trapp, assisted by Will Robins, pointed unmistakably to these parties as being connected with the affair. When arrested, Alex Connor made four different statements as to the killing and implicated Lavelle Hayes. On the assemb ling of the grand jury Friday morning an indictment was re turned against both negroes and and they were arraigned upon the charge, each entering a plea of not guilty. Not having means to employ counsel, Judge Sykes nnnnintorJ P P T.rmrr anrl Cn W. Mitchell to defend them A severance was granted and Alex Connor was placed on trial A jury which was com posed of the following was soon empanelled: L. S. Livingston, M. 0. Clark, Jim Nicholson, G. C. Bruton, P E. McCarthy, E. A. Edge, Bob Westmoreland, J. W. Hill, Ivy Barnett, Bud Dabbs, Will Rasberry, Will Hunter. D. W. Robins was placed on the stand and related the story told him, Sheriff Trapp, J. M. Witt, and R. F. Robertson by Alex Connor. He stated that he, Alex Connor, and Lavelle Hayes went out ahead of McKissack and waited for him at the well on the Tupelo and Fulton road; that when McKissack came and turned down to the well, that he stood in the road and Lavelle followed him and as McKissack stooped to get a drink of water, Lavelle struck him with a rock that he had picked up while crossing the levee. McKissack then asked why he was struck and was told that his money was wanted. Lavelle then went through his pockets and secured the money. Alex assisted Mckis sack on his horse and he went east while the two negroes re turned to town, each going to their homes. The next morning Alex stated that they met in the alley back of Charlie Slack’s bar ber shop where they divided the money. Counsel for the defend ants presented the case in the best light possible but Uie District Attorney tore to shreads the claims of the defendant. The jury reureu ana witnin a lew minutes a verdict of guilty as charged was brought in, there upon the court sentenced the de fendant to be hanged on Oct. the 10. Lav* do ilayes was piie-' l n trial Monday and Alex Con .a . was placed the stand and related the same story of (head iir that he had told Mr. R >bins and the officers. The jury remained out some time but could notagreeas to the punishment. They were I sent for by the court who gave them an additional charge. Upon retiring they soon agreed and brought in a verdict, agree ing on the guilt of the defendant but were unable to decide upon the punishment. The Court there upon sentenced the defend ant to imprisonment for life as the law directs when such ver# diets are returned. Lavelle Hayes was sent Monday night to the penitentiary to begin his life sen tence. Fall Work Amongst the Decorators keeps them pretty busy just now but we are always prompt and obliging to our patrons, and our work is not only thorough, but first class in every respect. Our high art wall papers show all the newest and most beautiful de signs and richest colorings. If |you want your walls redecorated your wood work painted,or your ceilings frescoed, you would find us artists in this line. MOORE & CRANE, Tupelo, Hiss. TUPELO JOURNAL % will give you Up-to-date Printing with Prompt ness ” I A New Cooperative Agricultu ral School. At the invitation of Prof. W. H. Smith, Supt. of Education of Holmes county, Dr. S. A- Knapp Director in charge of the Farm ers’ Co operative Demonstration Work, called in all of his Missis sippi agents to meet in co-oper ative session with the Teachers, Boys, Corn Club, and the Farm ers of that county at Lexington, Miss., on August 18, 19, 20 and 21. This is the first undertaking of this kind ever attempted in the state. The new brick school buildin g was used for these meetings. The stage in the rear of the aud itorium was almost completely filled with exhibits of corn, cot ton stalks, ears of corn, stalks of sugar cane potatoes, peanuts, egg plants, pumpkins, branches of pecans loaded with fruit, sy rup, and all’ kinds of canned fruit and other things. The en trance to the building was also decoratnd with stalks of corn and cotton, These exhibits and decorations speak very clearly what, thp Rnvs (Rnrn PRnh TVio demonstration work and the far mers of that county are doing along the line of Agricultural Education. On Tuesday morning at ten o’clock the meeting was called to order by Prof. W. H. Smith who made the welcome address. Af ter a brief response, a new fea ture to Mississippi of education was thus introduced. Dr. Knapp was the principal speaker and the center of attraction through out the series of meetings. Prof. Smith and State Agent, H. E. Savely,also took a prominent part in the program. As the meeting progressed, the Interest grew larger and lar ger crowds came out to hear the inspiring addresses of Dr. Knapp Being both teacher, a practical and scientific farmer, and with his broad knowledge and wide experience, he gave valuable in formation as to the kind of ed ucation the great mass of peo ple should have to build up a great couutry. The first two hours of each day were given to the teachers work in seperate apartments, and then the teachers, boys, and farmers would assemble in the audiDri ■ _ _ i i i tuu at ten u eiucrv tu near uie aU' dresses and discussions aiong practical lines. The Ladies Cho ral Club added much to the pleas antness of the occasion by greet ing us all at each meeting with J beautiful songs and solos. Addresses were delivered on various phases of education. : Some of them were as follows: — I “School Houses and School j Grounds,” by Dr. S. A. Knapp. ! “School Garders and Nature ! Studies,” by H. E. Savely. “Fertilizers an! The:r Composi tion”, by B. L Mo;s. “Tue use and Misuse of Commercial Ferf lizer”, by R. S. Wilson. “Boys Corn Club;,” by Prof. T. A. Early. “The Teachers Part in industrial Club Work,” by Prof. W. H. Smith. Other addesses were delivered by R. S, Wilson. 0. L. Kennedy, Prof. W. N. Tay lor and others. One day was given to the dis cussion of corn growiug. Prof. Smith gave some valuable statis tics on corn growing in Holmes county. Among these who were the most regular in attendance were a number of boys from ten to fifteen years of age. The last day was “Live Stock” day. Chickens, ducks, pigeons, pigs, mule-colts, horse-colts, and lots of fine of fine grown stock were on exhibition. This was the last and best day, Hay growing and Stock Raising were the principal things that were freely discussed. Dr, Knapp delivered his last address on Fri day morning and a large crowfd over-filled the auditorium to hear him. This was the culmin ating point of the meeting and the inspiring and touching .dress or Dr. Knapp brought forth re sponsive speeches from two of the leading citizens who were in the audience, expressing their appreciation to him for his and for all of his agents in giving the people in Holmes County their assistance and cooperation with 4-u__;4-^.1 .x xui. vjum,u ui cuv, uuicv,u j c to make a great county out of Holmes and a great state out of Mississippi. By a unanimous vote of the audience, an invita tion was extended to Dr. Knapp, to State Agent, Savely, and to all of the other agents to come back next year to take part in in another like School of Agricul ture. All returned to their homes and places of work full of inspir ation and determination to help make our state better; to extend to the unfortunate ones a helping hand to help them obtain know ledge which brings freedom and independence. The meeting at Lexingtou will always be a cher ished spot in the memory of ev ery one who attended it. The kind, courteous, and hospitable treatment received by every vis itor from the people of that town and county can never be forgotten. H. D. Tate. Mr. Quitman Daugherty of Meridian was the guest of Mr. Clark Daugherty the first of this week. FOR SALE. — A good Combination Saddle and Harness Horse E. C. StCLAIR. ,$k.. » TPiZZ your watch] keep ship's chro nometer time. South Bend Watches, carried upon long sea voyages and protected only by an or dinary watch case, exposed to every varia tion of position, temperature and the incessant vibration and roll of the ship, keep perfect time, second for second, with the carefully guarded and accurate chro nometer which every sea going vessel is compelled to carry. r They are proof also againstl'railway travel, horseback riding, automobiling, or any of the many jolts and jars and bangs of everyday use. We will be pleased to show you our line of these watches at apy time. _ __ | A GOOD STOCKl $ $ § t I of the right f i Kind of 1 $ vv # $ i * * /paw i m <n w re—a .a iWAiinoi § * * ® v(, * \v * i | with the right I I kind of prices. I * * * ® \i/ hough;! If * <V) I The Jeweler I | Phone 15 6 Tupe’o , M g * .-'.Sic '$€4^