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• . . t • 1 \ Biff Money-Raising Sale Saturday, June 5 I P -g’VE made this Sale famous with countless numbers of people in and around Tupelo, and the announcement that this is your last opportu* .... nity cannot help but cause regrets. It means a period of extraordinary economics in everything you need at just the time when your re quirements are the greatest. We feel sure that no prudent person will want to miss this opportunity to supply themselves with all goods needed for the summer You cannot afford to pass this Sale without serious consideration. Now, as we have a good many broken sizes, several hun dred yards of remnants of all kinds, one and two suits of a kind left from car heavy silling during sale, on these we are making some extra heavy reductions where profits and loss is a secondary consideration. Otr only aim is to close them out. We wish to thank the good people of Tunelo and surrounding counties for their liberal support and their generoi.3 patronage. Without you we would have been unable to raise the money needed We again wish to say to those who took advantage of the prices made in this sale, that if any purchase has proven unsatisfac tory for any cause whatever, you are at liberty to return same and receive full purchase price. With extra inducements we are going to make Saturday, June 5, to be our biggest day. Always anxious to please. S. HESS, In the Old Miller Building, Mam Street, Tupelo M _ I«- — ®®<®(«K^>«xaXs)S)®®«x®®cSxSX»XS)®®Cs>®®®ax5Xs)®C5)CSXs)®®(»XSxS>®®®®®®®®®®(Sx«)®®®®® | Local and Personal f Mr. White of Baldwin was here Tues day enroute to Texas to visit relatives. Miss Hattie Lee Hood is the guest of her sister, Mrs. Goodwich in Memphis. Mrs. Tyson McGee has returned from Aberdeen, after a visit of several days to relatives. Mrs. O. T. Scott. Mr. Floyd Ritter and Miss Fannie Caldwell of Belden were pleasant visitors to Tupelo Sat urday. Messers. Frank Laney and A. D. Callison spent Sunday with friends in Gnntown. Mr. J. H. Strain was in Guntown Sunday afternoon where he made an address in the interest of Sunday Schools. Miss Mary Brown i3 at home from Converse College, Spartenburg, S. C., 't where she completed the junior year ] most creditably. Russell Blair, Walter Woollard and Fant Rogers are at home from the Universi y Training School, the latter having received his diploma. The Journal was favored with a call from Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Wardlaw, Saturday. They were enroute to Net tleton in answer to a message that Mr. Wm. Brazeal, brother of Mrs. Wardlaw was quite ill, Hon. John M. Allen went to Biloxi | where he witnessed the presentation of ; the Silver Service to the Battleship Mississippi. Miss Elizabeth Reeves of Florence Ala. is in the city visiting her brother, Mr. W, T. Reeves and family. Miss Reeves is the accomplished teacher of Latin in Florence Female College. MissesCorr.'nne andMinrose Kincan non went to Houston Tuesday where they were bridesmaids to their cousin, Miss Lula W nston Cavett on the occa sion of her marriage to Mr. Collins. Smith Williams of the fifth district was here yesterday having returned from Myrtle where he was called by the serious illness of nis sister, Mrs. Greg ory. The latter resided in Lee county many years and her serious illness is regreted by her many friends here. George C. Lumpkin was called to Columbus hv a mpssatre armnnneinc tha serious illness of the little seven months old child of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Pegues, which died Sunday after noon of cholera infantum. The many friends |of Mr. and Mrs. Pe gues deeply sympathize in the sad loss they have sustained. Mr. W. T. Reeves, president of the Reeves Grocery Company, was placed on the Advisory Committee of the Na tional Wholesale Grocers’ Association as the representative for Mississippi,at the Annual Convention at Hot Springs last week. Mr. Reeves is thoroughly posted in his line and will make the State a most acceptable representa tive, looking well with interest of the Wholesale men in hi3 territory. Engineer Harvey and his corps as sistants arrived in Tupelo Wednesday from the west, having completed sur veys over two routes between here and Toccopola. The route east of here will now be covered, the party going out yesterday morning in the di/ection of Fulton. The final location of the line will depend upon the report made by the engineer after he has covered the territory thoroughly. U. D. C. Meeting. • Mrs, Marmon was hostess of the U. D. C’.May 2lst. The decorations were beautifully and effectively carried out. Chapter colors were red roses and sweetpeas. The meeting was opened by reading the Ritual of the U. D, C’s. led by Mrs. Baker, prayer Mrs. Yates and Dixie played and sung by Miss Bal lard. Report of the committee at West Point by the delegates. Mrs. Geoige. Alitehel sang, J“Aly Rosalee”which brought out the clear melodious tones of her voice. The committee asked to report next meeting was selected to see after beau tifying the lot in Gleenwood Mrs. Mar mon was quite original in giving an out line of the work for this year. Anoth er most importent matter was decided was to educate a girl who was anxious for a college course but nett able to de- ( fray her expenses. Committee to find out all the Confed- ; erat’s buried in Glenwood so that ' Chapter can decorate graves each year are Miss. Witherspoon Mesdames Hoyle, Houston and Jim Trice. The Committee to form a Confederate choir are Mesdames Baker, Holt, Motlow and Miss. Hood. MisB Ballard who is a gifted musician delighted the guests with her music. i' Matinee Club Meeta. An afternoon of pleasure and social interest was most enjoyobly spent with Mrs. John Allen as hostess on Wednes day, May 26. After a cordial welcome we were ushered into the dining-room where tea was most daintily served, either hot or iced to please individual taste. Subject for consideration was “Mis sissippi in Literature. ” Paper, Liter ary Lights of Mississippi—Mrs. An derson. Selection—Mrs. Asa Al'en. Selection, Sherwood Bonner,-Mrs. Raymond. Poem, Gettysburg—Mrs. W. W.Trice. Mrs. Brooks Marmon was elected to fill vacancy caused by Mrs. Mahlon lirown’s removal from the State. We rejoice to include this most worthy lady in our list of club members and bespeak for her a warm welcome in our affections. Mrs. Ledyard was ac corded the privilege of appointing two ladies to serve on executive board. Mrs. Mitchell paid a most beautiful tribute to the Club as a whole, the committees who so ably sustained and co-operated with her during her ad ministration and individually every one who n l ied to her support in making this years’ work both pleasant and profPab e. Jn very appropriate terms she presented our new president with a beautiful gavel made from the limb of a sturdy oak at historic Harrisburg. During the social hour a delicious ice course and bon bons were served to a large number of club members and many invited guests. It was with re luctance we bade our hostess adieu, realizing many months would pass away before indulging in the happy communion of friendship again. Robin»on-P ledge. The marriage Sunday evening at six o,clock of Mrs. B. D. Plepge to Mr. Theodore Robinson v\ai solemnized at her residence in the presence of the immediate family and a few close friends, the ceremony being said by Rev. W. W. Woollard of the Metho dist church, Mrs. Pledge has been a prominent figure in the financial and social life of Tuoelo for a number of years and was recognized as a leader in ail arrairs m which the town was interested. She is a lady of high mental attainments and took a prominent part in the civic improvement of our little city, Mr. Robinson is a retired financier and has occupied a prominent place in the business world of the West. He comes with the highest testimonials of his social and financial standing. ✓ Mr and Mrs. Robinson left Tuesday afternoon over the Frisco for Los An geles, Cal., and from that noint will tour the state in an automobile. Mrs. Robison’s many friends in Tupelo follow her with best wishes. At the Tuesday night meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen an order was passed requiring every property owner between the Mobile and Ohio railroad on the east and Park street on the west, and the Frisco railroad on the south and Franklin street on the north to put down cement sidewalks within twenty days. The order designates the width of the walks,some of which are to be four feet and some five feet. The board takes this step at this time as there seems to be a concensus of op plnion that the time is now opportune to do the work. Of course some will ob ject to making these improvements at this time, but this would be the case at any time. With walks all over town the general appearance of our little city will be greatly improved and the question of good walks will be settled definitely. ----- Bridge Notice Notice is hereby given that the Board jf Supervisors of Lee County Miss, will, on Monday the 7, day of June 1909, at the hour of 2 o’clock p. m. of said day and date, at the south front ioor of court house, in the city of Tu pelo, let the contract, at public out cry ;o the lowest responsible bidder, for the following public work to-wit: Building new bridge across Sand Sreek on Saltillo and Guntown road. Building new bridge across Mud Creek Danal on Tupele and Fulton road. Building new bridge across Coonewau >eek on the Okolona and Chesterville •oad at or near HardshellBaptistchurch ind also some dirt work at each end of said bridge. Specifications for ail said vork to be filed in Chancery Clerks of ice. Rignt reserved to reject any and ill bids. This May 7th, 1909. NORBIN JONES, Chancery Clerk, Try the new watchmaker at HOUSE )F HOUGH. < j ' /v'\ (Continued from first pace,) along lines as well. At the close of the program, Mr. R. H. Mullens announced tl at the repast was ready to be served, and the members and visitors entered into the last item on the program with a zeal and relish that proved the excellence of the choice made when Mr. Mullens was assigned to the duty of over-looking the menu for the evening. J. H. Albright Killed In Washout. Mr. J. H. Albright, well and ! favorably known here, was killed in a washout on the Mobile, Jack son and Kansas City road, nine miles north of Mobile Saturday. Mr. Albright was running as en gineer on engine 156 of the Mo bile and Ohio road between Mo bile and Meridian and was taking i his engine and caboose over the M. J. and K. C. road to Meridian on account of the washout on the M. & 0 at enterprise and Shuta ba. As is the custom with the he was being piloted by an em ployee of theM. J. & K.C. road who was supposed to be familiar with his line, but the pilot ev idently did not know of the im pending danger. As they enter ed a cut the water was rushing l through and had undermined the j track. As the engine struck it the track went to pieces and the engine and caboose were com pletely turned over- Engineer Al bright. Fireman Will Evans and pilot Carter were immediately killed or drowned. Jake Albright was on the run i from Tupelo to Meridian wnen j the Frisco entered New Orleans j over the M. & 0. and Northeast ern tracks. He and his family | made their home in Tupelo. | When the Frisco discontinued their New Orleans run through here Mr. Albright accepted a nlnpp with thp MAD nnrl hns been with them since, running below Meridian. He has many friends in Tupelo who deeply re gret to learn of his untimely and tragic death Call For Bid* At a call meeting of the Tri-County Fair Association. May 31st, the board of directors decided to let the contract for grading the race track at Fair grouds. The board of directors will meet July 5th at the Court House at 10 o’clock, and all partite bidding for this work, will submit thair bids to this board at this time. The estimated number of yards to be moved, will be 8000 cubic yards. i A contractor is also wanted to super intend the building of a grand 3tand to hold 2000 people. >The Fair and Asso ciation is to furnish material and labor. This contract will also be let July 5th., with the grading. Those interested will take notice and submit bids to the Board of Directors July 5th. R. H. Mullen. Sec. and Treas. Boggan Leaves For His Home.. John Miller Boggan, of Tupelo Mississippi, who has been in Poughkeepsie attending East man College for several months has creditably concluded his course in the bookkeeping and business department of that insti tution. Mr Boggan, accompanied by Walter Gann, of Coleman, Texas, and Wm. W. Kyzor, of Colum bus, Miss., will take a round about trip home, visiting Niagara Falls and other places of Inter est. Mr. Boggan leaves a host of friends in the Washington Street M. E. church, of which he be came a member while in the city. He was also a member of the Amariah Bible class for young men of that church. His many friends in this city wish him a pleasant journey and happiness and prosperity through life.—The Evening Enterprise, Pough keepsie, New York. -'■V * j BUSINESS NOTICES | Cheap pictures when you want them call on HUFFMAN & SON. High class and the most permanent photographs made by HUFFMAN. Replace your old wooden fence with an up-to-date Stewart Iron fence. Something that you will ever be proud of. J. T. BARNETT, Booneville, Miss. Huffman is here to stay, therefore if you want reliable, permanent and the best work, see him. My repair department is good enough fcr the particular man. THE HOUSE OF HOUGH. All kinds pictures, lowest prices, Huffman & Son Four godd milk cows with young calves. Win sell or exchange for beef cattle. AS4 W. ALLEN. Now Ladies don’t forget that our motto is, where there is Beauty we take it and where there is none we make it. HUFFMAN, Promptness and good work is mv motto from now on. THE HOUSE OF HOUGH. I When you are in want of the best Photographs call on Huffman, The Old Reliabfe. A lady always in attend ance. Stove wood-Best quality of stoye wood delivered at your house promptly. Phone 150.—Lee Long. Bring your old jewerly and let us make it like new. THE HOUSE OF HOUGH. Do not forget the tact that the amount of premiums you have paid for many years to any one of our i Companies, would have a telling ef fect In your favor in case of loss. ' Companies, like Individuals, appreci ate an old patron. Do not be led by ;• “talk through the hat”to change from , the giants to the doubtfuls. " Talk Is •cheap. “We hold them safe." SAVER Y’S INSURANCE AGENCY. “No Quess Work." Lower Coonewah Swamp Land District | Citation. To any and all persons having or claim ing any interest in the lands in Low er Coonewah Swamp Land District of Lee county, Mississippi: You aae hereby cited to be and appear l . c_ .1 . t*»_j . e n _ . __• m uciuic uic uuaiu oupcivio no ui said county, at the Court House there of in the city of Tupelo, on Monday, [ the 7th day of J une. 1909, the same be i ing the first Monday in June, 1909, then and thei e to show cause, if any you | can, why the petition of M.A. Smith et ; al, this day filed in the Supervisors Court of said county, asking for an ad ditional bond issue for said Swamp Land District should not be granted, and order entered therefor, and bonds issued and sold as provided by law. Given under my hand and seal of office this May 5th. 1909. ;■ " NORBIN JONES, Chancery Clerk. Notice. AU part7e$ who have so far failed to mail slips to the tax collector are. here by notified to do so without further de lay. I will begin immediately to make up the books and your assesments must be in my hands not later than Monday next. • <; Robert Gardner. Tax Assessor. I HAVE SECURED The services of an Expert Watchmaker, and I have also added several hundred dollars worth of tools and materials to my repair department, mak ing that department second to none in the country. . From this time on it is my aim to turn out nothing But First Class Work and as promptly as the nature of the work will allow. The work will be done by a man of years of experience, and no job is too difficult for him.Give me a trial and be convinced. HOUGH, the Jeweler PHONE NO. ISO I JOHN A. DONALDSON, Director. JOHN B. THOMPSON. Local Director. | ANNOUNNEMENT j --OF ... I SHERMAN STATE NORMAL UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Begins Tuesday, June 15, 1909, Continues Four Weeks ____i_ Officers and Directors: john l. mcdowell, I Superintendent Pontotoc County, Miss. W. T. SMITH, Superintendent Union County, Miss. E. P. CLAYTON. Superintendent Lee County, Miss. MISS EVA KEER, Director Primary Dept., Jackson, Miss. JNO. B. THOMPSON, Principal of Mississippi Normal Institute. JOHN L. DONALDSON, Superintendent Pontotoc City Schools BAILEY T. SCHUMPERT, Superintendent New Albany Schools. D. C. LANGSTON, Superintendent Tupelo City Schools. S. CLAUDE HALL, _ Superintendent Grenada Public Schools. Work Offered The work is planned to meet the needs of— (1) Teachers who want broader scholarship and professional training. (2) Teachers who are preparing for state or county examinations. Accommodations Board in the hotel and private homes can be had for $2.50 to $3 00 per week, and ample accommo dations will be provided for at least 300 teachers for full term. Location Sherman is a beautiful little villaee on the Fris co Railroad, 12 miles northwest of Tupelo and 16 miles southeast of New Albany. Just the place for a quiet month's work. The Normal will be held in the building of the Mississippi Normal In stitute. situated in a beautiful grove of shade trees. Fees The only fee charged will be the registration fee of two dollars, which will be used to supplement the expense fund. Each teacher in attendance is required to pay this fee in advance. Primary Work Special attention is called to this department of the Normal. Miss Eva Keer of the J&ckson City School is one of the leading primary teachers of the South and all wide awake superintendents and boards of trustees have their eyes upo/i that teach- ✓ er who can best stimulate and direct the forces of the little tolks, “Brain centers and nerve paths are built up mainly during the early part of life and are changed or modified with great difficul ty late In life. ” J Therefore, as all teachers of the public schools have to do primary work, it is very necessary "far them to learn to do well. HENCE, TAKE THMl WORK UNOErt'MlSS KEER. Yy Round Table Talks Seme time each day will be spent in the “old time” way of giving and receiving individual help. This will be interesting to all. Stite Examinations This is the last part of the program, At the close of the Normal an examinatioil will be held by I the State board. 3 | .IT" JOHN B. THOMPSON, —1—— - - - Notice of Election. •, Notice is hereby given to the quali fied electors of the City of Tupelo, Mississippi, that an election will be held in said City on Monday, the 28th day of June, A. D.'1909, at the Mayor’s office, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified voters of said City, the ques tion of whether or not TWENTY-FIVE THOUSAND ($25,000.00) ; DOLLARS of the bonds of fhe City of Tupe[o, or so much thereof as may be necessary for the purpose of buying a right of way through the corporate limits of said City, and sufficient grounds for ordinary depot purposes, to be donated bv said City to the TUPELO-PONTO TOC-TOCOPOLA & FULTON RAIL WAY COMPANY, as provided by Sec tion 3417 of the Annotated Code of Mississippi of 1906. The polls for which election will be opened at eight o’clock a. m. and c'osed at six o’clock p. m. This notice is given in pursuance of an order of the Mayor and. Board of Alderman of fhe City of Tuoelo, order ing said election, passed at a regular adjourned meeting thereof, on the 2nd day of June 1909. This June 3rd, 1909. (.1. E. MOTLOW Commissioners \ CLYDE WAGNER of Election, f H. C. MCVAY. ■ . ... ■■ — ■> - FOR SALE OR FOR RENT My residence, corner Frank lin and Broadway. Will sell , for cash or part cash and terms .that will suit purchaser I also have for sale one Roll top Desk, coot $22.50, present price $10. For particulars call on W. L. WAGNER, at First National Bank, or adresa Bahlon Brown, SM8S8VA& -- - I See ds for Neat Printing ■*■■■■<!’— ....... / O ' *' jl