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The usual semimonthly meet' jng of the Fortnightly Matinee Club was with Mrs. McLean, Wednesday afternoon, March 2nd. The library into which her guests were invited, was render ed more attractive by yases oi early Spring fl owers. After roll call the program for the afternoon was as follows: Subject—Our Army and Navy. Pauer—The Army of the Uni ted States, Mrs. Clifton. Reading West Point Military Academy, Mrs- George Mitchell. Paper—The Cruise of our Fleet Around the World, Mrs. Hinds. Paper-Social Life Among the Cadets, Mrs. Troy, Mrs. Clifton, as director, con ducted a most interesting con’ versation. the subject of which was ('The Ideal Soldier, Robert E. Lee/’ A salad course with coffee was served, after which we took our departure, each wearing a small bunch of violets as a fragrant souvenir of a pleasant afternoon. * * * Elects Officers. John M. Stone Camp, No. 131, met at the courthouse Saturday morning for the election of officers for the ensuing year. The following were elected: A J. Kennedy, Comnr nler; J. M. Diliard, First Lieutenant; Richard Wharton, 2nd. Lieuten ant; H. 0. Kyle, 3rd. Lieutenant. W. F. Sparks was appointed Adjutant. I The following delegates were appointed to represent the Cam?; at the reunion in Mobile in April J. D. Huffman, Richard Whar ton, Ed Leslie and Willis Austin J. S. Parks, J. M. Dillard, J. L. Christian and Jack Brandon were appointed alternates. The petition of Captain J. L Collins to be appointed Superin tendent of the State penitentiary was endorsed unanimously by i the Camp. The Camp adjourned to meet at the call of the Commander. A. J. Kennedy, Commander, W. F. Sparks Adjutant. Prompt Payment. The letter reproduced below to Mr. C. G. Walton, Keeper of Records and Seal of the Tupelo Lodge No. 133, K. of P. explains itself. • The prompt payment of the $5,000 policy on the life of the ! late Albert Dalton is in keeping | with the policy of the Insurance department of this noble frater nal order. Within six days from the time proof was made of desth, the money was in Tupelo to settle the claim. The affairs of the endownment rank were never in better condition and there is never any delay in the payment of just claims. The letter fol lows: Chicago, March 2, 1910. Mr. C. G. Walton K. of R. & S. Tupelo, Mississippi. Dear sir and brother: On yesterday we forwarded to Brother D. T. Fulton, secretary of Section 4527 of the Insurance Depart m:r.t, your citv, our checks in the sum of $5,000 pay able to the beneficiaries of Albert Dalton who was. I note, a former I member of Tupelo Lodge No. 133 < f which you are the K. of R. & S. Will you kindly see to it that the members of your lodge are advised of the payment of this claim. Fraternally yours, Union B. Hunt, President of Insurance Depart ment. " ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT. Tupelo, Miss., March 4,1910. To the Insurance Department of the Supreme Lodge Knights of Pythias, Chicago, 111. Gentlemen: I desire to thank you for myself and children, for the promptness in payment of ! the $5,000 insurance policy on the life of my husband, Albert Dalton. You have been very prompt and most courteous in the settle ment, it has just been a little over a week since we sent you the proof. Assuring the Knights ot Pythias of Lodge 133, of our best wishes, I am, Yours sincerely, Mrs. Bertie Dalton. Teachers Examination Notice. The first and third Fridays and Sat u’days in April (1st and 2nd, also 15th and 16th) will be for the white teach ers. The 4th Friday and Saturday will be fcr colored teichers. The pupils who are expecting to take the graduating examination will be on hand tt e last white examination and arrangements will be made to accom modate them. All teachers are requested to report the number of pupils that are to enter the giaduating test from their respec tive schools. E. P. Clayton, Supt. of Education. SPECTACLES LOST.—I lost my , spectacles about the last week in Jan uary, either in Tupelo oi on the way home. If you have found them, let me hear from. Plain steel frame in a case. W. R. Hampton, Route 3, Saltillo, Miss. PIANO TUNING,-Having located in Tupelo I offer my services to all needing Piano Tuning work done. Headquarters at Lawrasons’ musie store. Telephone 262-3r. Daniel Bern heisel. 41-tf. NORTH BOUND. No. 106 Southeastern Lim 5.08 p. m. No. 104 Frisco Limited, due 3.58 a. m. No. 912..Mississippi Accommodation Due 1 35 p. m. No. 908 Memphis ( Ar. 6.20 a. m. Accommodation ( Ly. 6:25 a. m. SOUTH BOUND No. 105 Southeastern Limtd 11.35 a. m. No. 103 N. York Lim. due 12.36 a. m. No. 911 Alabama Accom. 11:05 p.m. No. 907 Aberdeen ( Ar. 9;40. p. m. Accommodation ( Ly.. 9 40 p. m. Round trip Homseekers tickets to the I southwest on sale every lirst and third Tuesday of each month. For fur ther particulars as to rates and sched ules, call on or write, L. W. McLEAN, Ticket Agent. Tupelo, Miss. We N- ill endeavor to make this one of the most attractive offerings of the season. The buyer for this store while in market bough heavily of a bankrupt stock, the prices being so very attractive, and even after our Spring opening sale we find our shelves heavily stocked and offer the following low prices in order to unload this stock. There may he other sales, but you will find ‘ THE SALE AT WALTON’S.” _ -—111111 " - -————————————————M—w—— Gingham J All high grade Gingham, consisting of Red 1 Seal, A. F. C , etc. 12% and 15: values at, 1 per yard_ _ - --( Ail 10c Gingham at, per yard. ..8c All the 8c Gingham at, perd---6|c 1 lot of Gingharn, 12 to 15 yard lengths at, f per yard . -- -A%o. ^ GOO yards of beautiful Silk Gingham left ] from our recent sale, the £5c kind at_._-Idle Remember this is the l^st lot to, he ob tained at these prices 1 Silk Poplin 1 lot silk Poplin, Rep and Shadow Satin in colors1 rose wisteria, tan purple pink, etc. A regular 35c value at, per yard.23c I Silks a ' • -d 00 grade of 3G inch Taffeta Silk .75c Miscellaneous and P. Coats threads at,per spool..4£c lot 25c quality lisle hose at, per pair .. ..15c lot silk gloves in black, white, cream and gray, a 65c glove at., per pair.................50c )ne lot beautiful heavy satin ribbon in all colors inclqdins white and black, a 35c quality at. per yar4---..20c ;5c quality at, per yard....... x..15c ftc quality at, per yard......10c lot Yalencine lace, worth 15c at, per yard.5c lot imitation Linen, each worth 10c at, per yard ... ..-5c Unbleached Sheetings Jnbleached sheeting 10-4 at, per yard-22c Parasols 1 lot black silk Parasols, worth $3.00 each at $1.95 1 lot worth $2 00 each at__$1.25 1 lot worth $1.00 each at...- --69c 1 lot worth 76c at. ....49c Counterpanes 1 lot colored counterpanes very heavy ex tra size worth $2 50 each at..$1.79c 1 lot white counterpanes, worth $3.00 each at $2.25 1 lot worth $2.50 each at.$1.75 1 lot worth $1.75 each at.._$1.49 1 lot worth $1 53 each at_____$1.00 1 lot worth SI.00 each at.....69c / These and many other wonderful bargains to be had at this sale, remember the place, the Miller Building on the corner of Broadway and Main streets. Goods guaran teed to be sold as as advertised. Don't forget the date. Begins Thursday March 10, Positively Ends Thursday March 31st G G WALTON -:*fr Hr * TUPELO, MISS. Wool Dress Goods B jgN All 35c dress goods at, per yard..23c All 65c dress goods at per yard...45c All $1.00 grade at per yard--75c |||p White Goods |t§ 1 lot Imitatior. Linen worth 15c at, per yard 10c A 20 quality for, per yard .. 15c A 40c quality at, per yard -- - - 29o White tabe linen, a 30c quality at, per yard . .23c ? A 50e quality at, per yard--- ... 35c 1 lot of Mercerized Linen, a 65c value at,per v^ yard...—---- -49c llot Guaranteed Linen, extra wide a $1.00 quality at, per yard--- 69c •. — "" M Calico B We have 6000 yards Calico, all guaranteed , to be the best made, including American '* and Simpson brands, all these goods at |§ • < per yard...5c ’ Cotton Suitings and Linen 1 lot cotton suitings worth 15c at, per yard .. .'9c 1 lot Linen in colored stripes, worth 20c at, yer yard.