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THE TUPELO JOURNAL.
__ __ # \ X.5Q per Annum. _"BE JTJBT AJST13 PEAK NOT."_ ®x7sO per ^■^y, Vol. XXXVI _TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI, ^RIDAy7 NOVEMBER 27,1908. —————— Nq 3g """ ^ b and 10c Store | North Spring Street | | We are Headquarters in our Line. No one else can Touch I Us in VARIETY or PRICES. I ||jr|r| All those that have been get 11 Li/ ting their Xmas goods here CDA\TT know this, and we want ev 1 111/11 I erybody else to know it. NOW IS THE TIME We don’t want to hurry you, but why not just make out a list at home and bring it down and have it filled and laid aside, and avoid all the wear and tear of the last few days? Remember we have almost everything you will need in this line. Come and look us over and be convinced that we have many genuine bargains. More Goods for Same Money. . Same Goods for Less Money. (That’s the) j 5 and 10 Cent Store | I Shoes! Shoes! | /■ Just from Factory 3j New styles. All leather and solidly made. Men’s Tan Shoes, Kid J Shoes, Box Calf and Patent Shoes, Men’s Rubber Boots and Rubber ® Overshoes, Examine our line Men’s Heavy Calf Shoes. They are \ ^ great values. Women’s Felt Lined Shoes, $1.50. Women’s Kid, X ^ Tan and Patent Shoes $2.00 to $4.00. X X CfiAAC Nice styles, and durable for boys and X ^ L711UCd girls. All high-class goods at fair prices | SPIGHT & HALL f Z* THE PEOPLE’S STORE | -- r<.. a**. c’ . : -I..?, .'Mnaa, m ■ ■ — ■— ■ - ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■" ! I • •■ ■ «MW w «WM« ***&^e*«i I NOW AT TEMERSON’S THE GREATEST OF All” GOING ON IN FULL BLAST! A stock of high-grade up-to-date Merchandise slaughtered at the altar of Necessity. We need money and this is the only way to raise it. Now is your chance. You need the goods, Why not buy where you get best results. ' Clothing, Furnishings, Shoes, Dry Goods, Millinery &c., going at money sa ving prices. You can’t afford to miss this opportunity. To stay away is like throwing money away. Those who have visited us know. Those who havn’t should find out what we are doing. All we ask of you is: Give us a call, we will do the rest. You all know the place—TEM ER&ON’S Blue Front Store, Main Street, Tupelo, Miss. SOMETHIMG SPECIAL SUITABLE for CHRISTMAS PRESENTS:—Just received two splendid lots of Extra Fine Silk Parasols, Gold and Silver Plated Handles, going at Loti-$10.00 value, for.. $4.95 TPMPP QO N ’ ^ Lot 2— 7.50 value, for.. 3.95 * 1-41V1 Cj l\ O 1^1 O J. O. Haas. At his home 4 miles northeast of Tu pelo J. O. Haas quietly passed away Saturday Nov. 21st surrounded by h;s loving wife, children, grandchildren and quite a numbei of kind friends. Mr. Haa3 had been in ill health for three years gradually declining until the end came to relieve hirn of his suf fering. For several months he has been confined to his bed, and was given that attention which love prompts by those nearest us. Mr. Haas was born in 1754, and join ed the Methodist church ,t 15 years of age having spent 48 y urs of his life in the service of hi? G„J. He went down into the valley and shadow of Dealh fearing no evil. Indeed his life could be held up as one worthy of If .uiation. Devot'd to his wife, aff-equate in the family circle he was l.cloved by ah and his passing away leaves desolate the hearts of those nearest him. Indeed, another good, true man has gone to hi reward. We could say to the heuayeh j Let us cast all our cares on God. Let! us pillow our weary h< ,ds on our Sav-1 ior s breast and find peaceful rest. The funeral services being conducted by L'v. Felts of Tupelo, the body was laiu u> rest in the peaceful cemetery wh< re a large number assembled to pay their last tribute of respect. J. S. Johnson. " Mr. Alsa Clements. Mr. Alsa Clements of Tuscaloosa Ala. died on Saturdry at Denver, Colo, where he had gone a few weeks ago with the hope of improving his health which had been bad tor some time. Mr. Clement was accompanied by his wife, formerly Miss Daisy Bell; and just previous to his death, Mrs. Clem ent thought that her husband showed evidencec of improvement. On Saturday he grew suddenly worse and expired when those around him were not expecting his death. Mr. Clement belonged to one of Al abama’s oldest and most distinghushed families. He was a member of the bar and occupied an enviable position as a lawyer in his state. His home was at Tuscaloosa; where he was reared and wne.-e r.e was Dest Known ana Manur ed. He was married to Miss Daisy Bell in Tupelo several years ago. The body was brought Tupelo Tues day morning and interred in Glenwood cemetery, the burial services being con ducted at the grave by Rev. A. J. Preston of the Baptist church. The friends. of the deceased at his old home, as well as many others, sent beautifnl floral designs which were deposited upon his last resting place. 2 The deceased’s mother, Mrs.Clement1! und his brother, 'J£ dy Clement of Tus- ] e doosa. Prof. ±>c"l, Dale Beii, Mrs. Featherston, Mrs. Warren Stuart of Macon and T, R. Stubbs and wife, Mrs. C. H. Walker and Henry Tyson of Baldwyn attended the funeral services. Mr. Posey Mattox. Mr. Posey Mattox, an old and re spected citizen of the ('county, died at the home of his son-in-law, C. C. Arm strong. |in Verona cn last Thursday night after a lingering illness. Mr. Mattox was one of the county’s j oldest and mo.-jt r especte citizens and his death is regretted by all who knew him. Ho was a faithful member of the B; p„-st Church, agoob neighbor, a loy al friend, a devoted husband and fatti er. He was buried at Verona on Friday ifternoon, where many of his olu friends assembled to pay their iast tri bute of respect. River and Harbors Congress. Washington , D. C., Dec. 9-11 1908. Low round trip rates via the Mobile & Ohio Railroad. Tickets on sale Dec- 5th to 8th, inc., limited for return on or be fore Dec. 16th, 1908- Appjy to Mobile & Ohio R, R. Accounts for full particulars. What Shall It Be? That’s the perplexing question. The wedding takes place in two weeks, and we’ve simply got to decide upon something pret ty soon. But what shall it be? I’ll tell you what we will do- Let’s go down to Nee ly’s Jewelry Store and pur chase that lovely Coffee Set. ' It’s so appropriate and they have so many things that are suitable, J. A. NEELY THE JEWELER TUPELO, * - - MISS 1 My headquarters (will be at ST. CLAIR DRUG CO.s through the holi= days. Santa Claus With St. Clair Drug Company W. J. BRYAN TALKS OF FUTURE PLANS Jackson, Miss.. Nov. 21.— William J. Bryan has written a letter to Gov. Noel concerning his future ambitions, from which the following is an extract: ‘‘I have no doubt that there is, work I can do, and I expect to labor in whatever field I find my self. The Lord does not require great things of us. He simply requires that we improve the op portunities that are presented. “i note what you say in re gard to the senate. We do not elect for two years yet, and I am not sure that 1 shall be a candi date. I prefer to do my work as a private citizen. Even the presidency was not attractive to me, except as it offered an op i portunity to participate in the se curing of reforms, and I 'was a candidate only because it seemed to me, from what others said, that I might be able te strength en the party.” W- C. T. U. On the afternoon of Thursday, No vember 12th the W. C. T. U. met at the residence of Mrs, Geo. Francis, at three p. m. Devotions were conducteu by Mrs. Eliza Robins, and the meei ing called to order by the President, I Mesdames .J. \V. Yates and W. J. ■ Hawks, delegates to the state conven tion held at Corinth, Oct. 9-12th then .gave their reports in regard to said convention. They reported that they ha I the pleasure of meeting the Nat ional President, Mrs Stevens, and the Vice President, Miss Anna Gordon, at this convention, and very interesting were their accounts* of these famous women. Mrs- Yates presented to the Union quite a number of maps and charts pertaining to the work of Scientific Temperance Instruction. Mesdames Yates, Clayton and Bean were appoint ed as a committee to visit our public school, in the interest of Scientific Temperance Instruction. Mrs. Hawks reported the following pledges given by the delegates: $10.00 for state work, and $10.00 for the presidents appropri ation. These pledges were ratified by the Union with the understanding that the matter would be brought up again, with the purpose of possibly increasing the president’s appropriation. Mes dames Ford, Moore ana Lumpkin were appointed on a committee to draft suit able resolutions in regard to the death of Mrs. Jones, grand-mothor of Mrs. Hawks. Mrs. C. P. Long, chairman of the committe appointed to arrange for a thanksgiving box to be sent to the Old Ladie's Home at Jackson. Plans were presented for the canvass of the' en tire membership in the interest of this box. The meeting was then adjourned, and the company served to chocolate, wa fers, and the most delightful home made candys. MRS. GEO. FRANCIS. Card of Thank*. Permit me through this means to re turn my sincere thanks to all who worked so heroically to save my stable and other property from fire. While your efforts were unavailing, yet I am none the less appreciative and I assure one and all that they have my grateful thanks for their labors in my behalf. Again assuring you of my appreci ation. I remain, Sincerely, your friend, W. V. Mitts. ^—MM—BBT GALA DAY FOR TUPELO The announcement that the merchants and business men of Tupelo had joined hands and hearts to give the people a day long to be remembered brought a large crowd to Tupelo on Wed nesday morning, and the events of the day fully sustained the promises made. The program of entertainment was carried out in every particular, in fact, faddit ional features were added after the program.had been published. As promised, no time or money was spared to make the day one of pleasure and profit to every man, woman and child who came to the city. From the stand erected at the intersection of Main and Spring streets Prof. Biagi’s cornet band rendered some of its choicest selections and the music was one of the most delightful of the day’s events* The following is a list of the awards: The prize awarded to man who brings largest family of his own in wagon, barrel of Supreme Flour by Randolph Milling Co., to Jack Smith. Tug of War between thirty of Shannon’s and thirty of Gun tnwn’s hp<?t mpri Pviyp Line ribbon to Mayfield Reese and Rich Hubbard. Fat man’s race, box of ci rars, by Pound-Kincannon-Elkin Co-, to Drew Clark. Riding the goat. Prize, pair of Walkover shoes by Spight & Hall, to Byron Long. Twenty Barrel race. Prize, a Worth hat by Tyson McGee & Co. to Floyd Ledbetter. A 100 yard dash, Foot race", open to all, prize, a pair of pants by Hinds Bros. &Co., to John Bigerstaff. Boys foot race, a pocket knife, won by the little Wesson boy from Saltillo. Greased Pole Contest. Prize, j ! gold watch given by W. II. i Hough to party who climbs pole and reaches the coveted goal, to Frank Price., To party bringing bc.-.t watch j | to Tupelo on that day, a $o.C0| I watch chain to Join McGuire,1 | given by J. A. Neely. For heaviest yoke of cxen fed on cotton seed meal, prize, five sacks of Cotton seed meal by Tupelo Oil & Ice Co., to G. W. Long. For the largest load of produce prize, a breech loading shotgun, by Asa W. Allen, to Bob Polk For the largest pumpkin, a bunch of bananas by W. H. Topp i to John Metcalf. For the four largest sweet po tatoes, prize, a nice ladies hand bag, by C. H. Clifton. For the highest grade halo of cotton, prize, $20.00 in gold, to W. W. Claiborne. Fiddler’s Contest, First Prize, a $5.00 Guitar, by P. D- Lawra son to Walter Vinson. Second prize, a $1-50 fiddle bow by Phil lips & Jackson to C W. But! . Messrs. W, L- Joyner, D. W. Robins and L. R. Cates were managers of the day qfid un der their direction everything went off as scheduled. The business in town was ail t^at the merchants could ask as the trade was fully up. and in fact, beyond the greatest expect ations of anybody. Notice of City Election. Notice is hereby given that n elect ion will be held at the Mayor's office • . . r*:* .. v 'T' .1.. .— H’ • ... 4i., 8th day ot December, for the election of a mayor, live aldermen, a marshal and tax collector, a treasurer and city clerk, at which election all qualified electors of the City of Tupelo will be entitled to vote, Given under my hand, this, the 16th day of November. 1908 W. F. Sparks, Election Commissioner of the City of Tupelo. l.OTICE. My son, Troy Wacaster, disappeared from Tupelo on or about Nov. 7, 1908, and we have been unable to locate him He is 15 years of age. has dark hair, brown eyes, scar .in iorehead, weight about 135 lbs wears (no. 5 shoes rather large for age. When seen last wore a dark short suit of clothes and black cap. Any imformation concerning him ill be glably recieved. A. A. Wacaster. [AinoryMiss. / .. I There | I Is a Beauty! M i » in good jewelry not t ■ be resisted and if you want to see good jewelry of ev ery variety, from a baby pin to a dla* mord ring visit the HOUSE of HOUGH II n ; % i I For a Bridal | Or Xmas Gift I there is a specially fine collection of gifts which you may choose at once and have reserved un tu neeuea. iney range in price from the least expensive to the most costly. But the prices are T~* arc always right. | THE HOUSE OF rj! I II v va e Phone 156, Tupelo I I I I I Colonial Holidays --4 7| »V»HE open fiie> I 2 place, the crackling logs. I ho roasting chest nuts, the jingle of sleighbells, the snow- mantled guests l The festive board —the spotless linen —the quaint, old china, the family l silver brought from its hiding place! The in that silver! f | And now—your V j family silver ? is it V f 1 the“Colonia!”made * in the historic old I town of Newbury- E i port, Massachu* !e_| setts? If so, you JImL. t have equal pride i* *- J WU1S, This splendid pattern in Sterl ing Silver re flects ail the court ly grace and dig nity with which your great-great grandsire led the cotillion or dis pensed the hospi I talitiesoft'ne (east. Holiday carving > We propose a bird set in “Colonial” for your own as an acceptable gift. Made in . H. CLIFTON; Agent. , '* -_ _ • *, ' - . >v