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TUPELO JOURNAL .
Published Weekly. F. L. Kincannon, Prop. ( Friday, May 21, 1909. 1 Entered at the Tupelo post office as [ second-class mail matter. ' _____ I RATES OF ADVERTISING | - I DISPLAY advertisements at rate of $1.00 per rutnning i\ eh per month of four weeks. Liberal discounts made on yearly contracts. . < Notice of meetings of strictly chan , table organizations will be inserted one time free; all other notices must be paid for. 1 Memphis is ready for the re- , union._' The General Assembly of the j Presbyterian church in the Unit- ■ ed States convened, May 20th, 1 at Savannah, Ga. _ I Kansas has in operation the j most drastic prohibition law in ] existence it being a violation of , the state law to drink liquor even ' from one’s own bottle. ( Methodists throughout the en- 1 tire South, paid fitting tribute to Bishop Galloway by appropriate 1 memorial services. Members of 1 other denominations participated freely in revering the life and character of the dead Bishop. The people of the state are not de- 1 manding a lower passenge r rate. 1 A reduction by interstate lines in the tariff on food stuffs would prove a blessings just at this ' time, however Dr. A. M. Newman, tried at 1 Meadville for the killing of 1 Cornelius Pritchard, resulted in : his acquittal. The plea of self- 1 defense was established to the i satisfaction of the j ury. < ■■■— 1 The supreme court of the state i has 150 cases yet to dispose of ] before the summer vacation. Of ] this number several important i criminal cases are on the docket, notably among them being the celebrated case of the State vs C. R. Smith from Lowndess 1 county. _ r Senator Gore of Oklahoma says j that the United States senate has , turned itself into a grand jury I with the senator from Maine as * foreman. It is safe to predict j that no indictment will be re- . turned against the trusts by the ; senate as now constituted. 1 In the collegiate contest at j Greenwood Friday, the Univer- ‘ sity of Mississippi won the prize ( for oratory through her repre- ] sentative, Paul Renshaw, the ; second honor going to C D. 5 Johnson of Mississippi College ] The A. & M. College baseball team , won over the University in a ( score of 1 to 0. < The college of Bishops of the j Methodist Episcopal church south £ has been reduced from thirteen 1 to eight members since the last J general conference three years ‘ ago. During this time Bishops ", Tigert, Smith, Duncan,.Granber- ( ry and Galloway have passed < away, and of the remaining eight 1 survivors Bishops Wilson and Fitzgerald are incapacitated for f work, the latter having been t superannuated. Until the gener- f al conference meets a year hence * the six active bishops will be re- ' quired to cover the entire tern- s tory embraced in the southern c conference. 1 ■ "-— \ who lost This? e Fragment of MS. found in a n 1 East African jungle, supposed c to have been lost by some hunter c who had been writing his exper- c ience. With a yell of demoniacal rage ( the infuriated gazelle hurled it- < self upon me where I stood alone i in the great forest, save for the i nine gunbearers, the official photographer and the two hun dred and fifty baggage-carriers ($37). Except for them and the other members of the expedition however, I was alone, and I shall never forget my feelings as I stood there, utterly defenceless, 3 except for my elephant gun, t Mauser rifle, six shooters and tl hunting knife, and faced that » bloodthirsty Thompson gazelle ti as it rushed at me to slay me e ($90), I knew I had to act it instantly, and that a single false ji move, a second’s hesitancy, f< would see me at the mercy of the a pitiless, snarling, murderous ga- tl zelle, and that its fangs would be o buried in my throat($137). But 0 I did not lose my presence of f, mind for an instant. I raised j my elephant gun—the one with t the explosive bullets -and sis the t huge gazelle($165) rose in the air for a last fatal bound I—New york World y * Under the terms of a decree landed down by Judge Niles of he federal court, and affirmed >n appeal to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals sitting it New Orleans, the state revenue igent is sustained in his efforts ;o collect privilege tax from the Singer Sewing Machine Co. on ;he business done in this state, rhe decision of the court will nake it possible for the state to :ollect all privilege tax accruing since 1901, the amount to be di vided between the counties vhere agencies are located, rhe collection of such a tax from i foreign corporation doing the volume of business that the Sin rer Co. do in Mississippi is but ust and proper. Privilege taxes vere devised primarily to reach his class who coma into the state ind enjoy the protection of its aw in the exercise of its busi less, but who evade payment of id valorem taxes on the ground ;hat it is a non resident. Their ividences of indebtedness is held mtside the state, and there is nc vay to reach them except.through ;he collection of the privilege ax- . The effort of Representative Hollingsworth of Ohio to get re :ognition from Speaker Cannon m the question of personal privi ege was the feature of the House session Monday. Mr. Hollingsworth had manuscript :ontaining his reasons for object ng to having tne picture oi jen Davis on the battleship service, jut the House declined to give lim an opportunity to state his •easons. Mr. Hollingsworth wa ighting for a chance to gain »ome cheap notoriety, but the ipportunity was not afforded lim. Mississippi Representa ,ives were prepared to fire some lot shot at him, and it is well for dr. Hollingsworth that he did lot secure the floor. Labor Without Results There are a great many peo >le who do a great deal of work vithout accomplishing much, rhey have the purpose and the inergy to insure success, butthey ire tied down by conditions vhich they permit to impound hem. They are like the horse hat runs round and round its mall lot. It travels far, but lever gets anywhere. They are ilso like the old darkey of whom Natchez people tell. The darky lad made up his mind that Mis issippi was a poor place for him. le had been working for years ind had become more thoroughly onvinced that he was not appre iated. So he decided to “go lo’th.” But he was not certain ust where he should go and he iought advice of a great many leople. One of these advisers vas a white man who loved a iractical joke. He told Uncle leorge tl>at he ought to go to Canada. “It is only a short distance,” he man explained. “You just ;et in a rowboat on the Missis ippi river and start down stream, f you get away at night and ow fairly hard you will be in Canada in the morning.” This ounded very easy to the darky ind he finally decided to go to Canada. Accordingly he put his ■arthly possessions in a small i.undle, went down to the river jaded himself and h:s bundle in o an old rowboat and started owing. 'He labored hard over he oars all night long, pulling or Canada. When dawn began o break the old man, who was ery near-sighted, began looking round for signs of habitation nd was surprised to hear some ne whom he could not see call iim by name. ‘'Uncle George, /hat are you doing?” the voice sked, ‘‘Goodness, who done mows me in Canada?” the arky demanded. “Canada?” [uestioned the voice. “Are you razy? This is Natchez” The leartbioken darky then proceed d to make an investigation and liscovered that he had been row ng all night with his boat tied ast to shore.—National Daily. Letter From Mr. Gambell Guntown Miss., May, 7, 1909, Mr. James Nunnelee, My Dear Sir and Bro. Your letter just received, and will ly in reply, you are mistaken about le diameter of the tree shot down by le ranks at §potsylvania C. H. 12 [ay, 1864, there is a card on the sec, on of the tree put there by the Gov •nment giving the diameter as 22 iches, it was a red oak tree, it stood ist in rear of our works and about 15 set to my right Captain, Tom Rowan, tid six of my company were captured lere, eight killed and seven wounded it of 24 that went in. I had the Gov rnment. photographer to photograph it >r me. Dr. Gambell his two daughters ohn Claton and wife all saw the sec ion year before last while in Washing on D. C. With best wishes. I am your 'Friend, Robert Gambell. Just Paradin'. my ol' knapsack, Mary, an’ my uniform of gray; flit my battered helmet, Mary,—for I’ll need ’em all today. Git my canteen an’ my leggins’;reach me down my rusty gun ’m goin’ out paradin’ with the boys of sixty-one. rer mind them blood stains, Mary; never mind that ragged hole— They was left there by a bullet that was seekin’ for my soul. Just bresh off them cobwebs, Mary; git that flag of bonny blue— For I’m goin’ out paradin’ with the boys of .sixty-two. “Now I’m ready, Mary, kiss me, kiss your ol’ sweetheart goodbye; Bresh aside them wayward teardrops; Lord, I didn’t think you’d cry. I ain’t goin’ forth to battle; cheer up, Mary, sakes alive! I’m just goin’ out paradin’ with the boys of sixty-fiye.’* —Laurence Porcher Hext. Protestagai nst reducing PASSENGER RATES. As a guide to our Railroad Commissioners when they assem ble tomorrow, the News most re spectfully presents the protests of many representative newspa pers of the state, and the signi ficant part of this symposium of sentiment is that the most in fluential of tne weekly news papers of the state have entered a protest, while respectful in character, is so emphatic that it cannot be disregarded, if the commissioners reallv wish to be informed on the important mat 4- am 4- V\ 1% n m/] amA bvi. biivj iju* v uiiuvi vwiiuivtwu tion. The protests of the week ly papers, is important because if there was any demand for ac tion anywhere now, it would have found expression in the columns of the country press which is more susceptible to local influences and after the most carerul search of the columns of our exchanges, which embraces almost every paper in the state of importance, we have failed to find a single utterance that could be construed into a demand for a two cent passenger rate. This is a remarkable fact and one that ought to impress the commission with the truth that there is not only no demand for action on their part, but an analy sis of the sentiment expressed by the newspapers and husiness organizations is that the people would like to have this matter settled for a long time to come, as such frequent agitation is de laying indefinitely the prosperity of the state so far as it relates to the railways. —Hattiesburg News. Program Program of Lee and Prentiss County Teachers Association to be held at Baldwyn Friday June 4th, 1909. Devotional exercises, 9;30 a. m. by Bro. Berry. Response by—Prof. D. C. Langston. All children should have some regular employment during vacation.— Miss Lena Bolt Miss Addie McCarty Miss Angie Nelson Prof. John B. Thompson Some ways of beautifying school houses and grounds.— Miss VerdaNewman Miss Clara Mitchell Guntown Miss Nettie Nelson Miss Hallie Wekson Industrial Education. SuDt. R. E L. Sutherland Prof. T. M. Milam A. L. Burdine Miss Kate Cunningham Noon The need of better English, 1;C0 p. m. Miss Clara Mitchell Booneville. Miss Lucile Gardner “ Emma Edmonds Prof. K. S. Archer Influence of Home Training or. School Life. Prof. D. A. Hill Miss Della Bowdry Mrs. Zena Stubbs Hon. W. M, Cox The need of More Thorough Work in school. Prof. J. S Vandivor “ L. A, Johnson Miss Linda Berry Prof. W. R. Hunt Why our Teachers should Attend Summer Normals. Supt. S. W. Newell Prof. H. A Stokes “ J. B. Cleveland Miss Ollie Wallace “Spelling Bee” between pupils of Lee and Prentiss Counties. This con test is open for all pupils from both counties who wish to enter. There will be 60 words selected from the adopted speller for a first written contest, and 20 words from Websters Primary Dictionary for a second contest should there be a tie. Miss Della Bowdry and Miss Verda Newman are to select thes” words and keep them a profound secret from the entire world until they are given to the pupils by Superintendent J. E. Berry whd is appointed enunciator. The public is cordially invited, and expected to take part in the discussions of the various subjects. There should be stronger tie3 and more harmonious cooperation between1 parents and teachers and we expect this to be a day 6f social mingling of people and thought Respectfully Submitted, fi. E. L, Sutherland Supt. of Pren tiss County. i ' E. P. Clayton, Supt. of Lea County I FARMER’S TELEPHONES I Not only do you get the market quotations which enable you to sell your products at the best prices, but your wife also gets the benefit of I conversing with her neighbors, friends and relatives, after her domestic I duties are done. You will be surprised to find how cheaply you can get I excellent telephone service. Call the manager for information regarding our special “Farmers Line” rates. CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO (Incorporated.) _ 1 111 ~ - A---- — - -- - —" - ■ ■■ - ■ . . ^ Don't Do Itl Don’t sacrifice your comforta ble home on the altar of procras tination. Merely because you “havn’t time,” or ‘‘the house won’t catch fire,” or ‘‘it’s a waste of money,” you may put off taking out a policy until your property lies in ashes. Protect your fayiily and yourself by in suring at once. Consult us as to the most liberal policy and lowest premiums. We have all the largest companies Savery's Insurance Agency, Tupelo “No Guess Work."‘-No Scheming. | THE RIGHT KINDj ^ It is better to have a good horse and not need it ^ | than to need a good horse and not have it. Uncle g * Sam is using some of my kinfolks on his Colorada » * Breeding Farm. The kind Uncle Sam uses is like ? I the fellow’s girl—they are worth while. " is? 1 GIBSON DENMARK f 1 • 1 vvw v^Aw^y^VrV^v^ § THE LATEST 1} is what we pride ourselves in having in } all of our ^GROCERIES. 5 IF IT SHOULD HAPPEN ^ that we did not have what you wanted t we will get it for you. ® GENERALLY SPEAKING Ck we have what you want on hand. We gfc buy to please, not to have goods remain 2R on our shelves. | MILAM & CO. '^TIIPFIO MERCANTILE BL’D’G I Why Should | You Send 5 Off to Some i Large City | 4s* Dim n JournaU^Neai Job Work TUPELO. SOUTHBOUND. No 1 Express daily lv - - 10:05 p m No 3 Express daily lv - - 9:21am No. 5 Express Daily lv - 1:55 p. m. NORTHBOUND. No 2 Express daily lv - - 6:27 a m No 4 Express - daily lv - 6:37 p m No. 6. Express Daily lv - 1:12 p. m. i ■ 1. V. Taylor, Jno. m. Beall, General ftlanr’er, Gert.al Pa* wafer Afent, MOBILE. ALA. ST. LOUIS. MO Let me add your name to my list of well pleased customers, J, W. JONES photographer, Have your old rigs re-tired with new rubber at SMITH’S. Through service xo Kansas City, Mo. TWO TRAINS DAILY Lv. Tupelo at.jMjj P ™ Ar. Kansas City at.30 a m Lv. Tupelo at—-.4.10 am Ar. Kansas City at.. „,a Both trains cam 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, Ticket Agent Frisco. Tupelo, Miss I Money To Loan j Apply to | IJAS. A. FINLEY! | Attorney-at-Law $ § Peoples Bank Bld’g. TUPELO | Hugh M. Anderson, M. D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office 2nd floor Blair building opposite Peoples Bank. Phone—Res. 34; Office 342. I STALLION SERVICE! KAHRENVIEDER (No. 2689.) As Per the German Hanoverian and Oldenburg Association The above horse’s individual excellence is beyond the descriptive powers of anyone. Being a rich, dark, dap pled mahogany bay, standing 16 hands high and weigh ing 1500 lbs.; has a little white on left hind leg. Proud, high-stepping and ambiiious, yet has docile and sober manner The above famous Coach Horse will made the present season as follows: Verona—Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday Tupelo—Thursday, Friday, Saturday TERMS:—By the season, $10.00; by the insurance, $20.00 (Not responsible for accidents.) Done by order of Lee County Coach Horse Club FERTILIZER ]j OUR MOTTO “NONE BUT THE BEST” ' • - j; I For your fertilizer needs, please see our agent in your town or write us direct. i The spring season for fertilizer is now in full blast. Send us your orders without delay, and we will give them our personal attention. / TENNESSEE VALLEY FER TILIZER COMPANY FLORENCE, - - ALA , ■: / m