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The Tupelo journal. (Tupelo, Miss.) 1876-1924, June 23, 1911, Image 8

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| Local Happenings |
X Those Who Come and Go X
Capt. W. F. Sparks made a business
trip to Nettleton Tuesday.
Prof. John B. Thompson was here
Tuesday en route to Saltillo.
Take your pictures to Hough the
Jeweler to have them framed.
Mrs. Mattie Kyle, of Mangrove,
Fla , is the guest of Mrs. VV. H. Topp
for a few weeks.
Key. W. L. Duren left Monday for
West Station where he will attend the
district conference of the Durant dis
trict. '
Mr. Tom Gullett and family, of Tex
as, are with Mr Gullett’s parents near
Plantersville and will remain during the
summer months.
Mr. J. C. Bean left Monday for Win
field, Ala., where he accompanied his
daughter, Mrs. Borland. He will be
absent several weeks.
Miss Beth Lauderdale, one of Shan
non’s sweetest young ladies, has been
the guest of her friend, Miss Mary Ag
ne3s Anderson, this week.
Miss Ethel Hindman is the guest of
relatives in Grrffin, Ga. While away
Miss Ethel will visit several points in
Georgia where she has relatives and
friends.
The meeting in South Tupelo con
ducted by Elder H. K. Coleson is
growing in interest. It will continue
through next week. Services begirt
early, 7:d5.
Mr. and Mrs. M. E. T.eake left Wed
nesday afternoon for Colorado Springs,
acco ;pan ed by Mrs. Robison, of Birm
ingham, Ala. The party will be absent
severa weeks,
The Lee County Sunday School Con
vention wili meet wi h the Bethel
church, 3 miles southeast of Verona,
on Thursday the 6th of July. Every
Sunday school in Lee County is earnest
ly requested to be represented by dele
gates. We expect a good dajv D. C.
Langston, president.
Attention is directed to the real es
tate advertisement of W. S. 1’ovall in
another column. This is valuable
property and anyone wishing to pur
chase a fine farm at a reasonable price
and on easy terms should not fail to
see Mr. PoVall at on e, as this proper
ty wi'd do doubt be off the market in a
short time.
The many fri.ndi of M'ss Sall e May
Lauderdale will be pleased to lean of
her graduation with highest honors at
Austin College, Texas. Miss Lauder
dale won a scholarship in the Univers
ity of Texas and will complete her ed
ucation from this famous institution.
At one time she was a student of Tu
pelo High School where wTas laid the
ground work for the successful career
which has marked her work since.
In this issue will be found the i ame
of C. B. Kirkpatrick as a candidate for
Sheriff of Lee county subject to t e
action of the August primaries. M *•.
Kirkpatrick is one of the county’s best
citizens, a successful farmer and in
eyery way worthy and qualified for the
position he seeks. He is sober, honest
and energetic and should the people
of the county select him as their sher
iff they will find in him a faithful and
capable officer.
Dr. C. T. Keyes left the latter part
of last week for Southern Texas where
lie goes for a much needed rest. His
professional brethren advised him to
take this step with the hope that he
may soon gain his wonted health. Dr.
Keyes’ many fiiends hope the change
may soon restore him, and that he may
return robust and read& to resume his
large practice.
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Mrs. Nancy Allen.
Mrs. Nancy Allen died at the
home of her daughter, Mrs. J.
J. Rogers, here Wednesday af
ternoon at the advanced age of
80 years.
The passing away was but the
transition of a spirit that had
longed to be freed from its hu
man prison, the entrance into the
enjoyment of that life beyond
promised to the faithful, the be
ginning of eternal life, free from
human infirmities, sorrows and
afflictions. It had been the
daily prayer of the deceased that
the summons of the Master come
at His pleasure, and it was a
sweet relief when the frail body
no longer held the spirit that
gave it life.
Mrs. Allen was the widow of
the late Nat Allen, who preceded
her to the grave 15 years ago.
She was the mother of a large
family, a number of children
surviving her: Mrs Long, Mrs.
J. J. Rogers, Mrs. Holditch, Mrs.
iSory.of Arkansas: J. H-. and
. Rivers Allen, of Bryan, Texas,
Asa. W. Allen, of Tupelo
j Mrs. Allen at all times was a
deeply pious woman and follow
ed closely the teachings of the
i Master. She was a member of
| the Methodist church and when
her health permitted it she at
tended all the services of her
church. Pier life was given to
religious thought and her good
works will remain a monument
to her consecrated and useful
life.
| Plev. W. L. Duren, her pas
tor, preached the funeral services
at the Methodist church Tnurs
|day afternoon, where a large
number assembled to pay their
dast tribute of respect. The in
; terment took place at Verona,
i The following were the pali
bearers: YV. W. Trice, D. E
| Turner, Z T. Harper, D. YV.
Robins, R. B Clark, F. Johrson,
H. E. High. 0. B. R idgers.
The Busy Druggists Fly and Tick
i Preparation drives the Hies away from
• vmir strmk. Print- SOe 01 r h,»ttle.
If you want a nice suburban lot or a
modern cottage ooi t to su;t your own
taste, see ASA W. ALLEN.
First Cotton Bloom.
C. L. Carothex’s brought to tht
Journal office Monday morning
the first cotton blooms reported
to us this season. Wednesday
morning Mr. E. M. Moreland,
west of town on route one
brought the second blooms, ant
Vednesday afternoon E. Straus.
and Jim Gunter brought blooms.
Thursday we received a bloon
from J. C. Westmoreland of the
Richmond neighborhood. Thesi
blooms are rather early, con
siderinj&the fact that the plan
is about two weeks late in thi
section. The showers during tht
week have visited most of th»
county and conditions are bettei
and prospects brighter than fo;
several years.
Public Meeting Called.
All interested in the wel
fare of the young men of our
town are invited to meet at
the court house Monday ev
ening at 8 o’clock for the
purpose of discussing meas
ures for the formation of
plans to erect a Y. M. C. A.
in our town, or establish
ing of a first class gymnas
ium, which may be the neu
cleus around which a Y. M.
C. A. building may be form
ed later.
Everybody should attend
this meeting and we trust
that there may be a large
crowd present. The ladies
are especially invited.
Miss Frank ine Kincannon, of Uni
versity of Mississippi, has been the
guest of relatives here, and of her
grandmother, Mrs. James Kincannon,
at Verona, during the week. Miss
Kincannon has recently returned from
a tour of Europe where she spent eight
months in travel, visiting the various
countries of Europe.
SETTLE'! ON.
A. L. Burdine was quite sick
several days last week.
Miss Millage Reed Wiygul - is
visiting relatives in Ft. Smith,
Ark.
After spending several days
with home folks, Miss Bertha
Quillin has returned to Blue
Mountain College.
Mrs. Eugene Roberts and
daughter, Miss Eugenia Merle,
spent last week in Aberdeen.
Mrs. Will MTiygul and Miss
Rosa Young are in Memphis this
week.
Mrs. Hiram Quillin has return
ed from a two weeks visit to
Greenwood Springs.
Mrs. Frank Moore and child
ren are at Greenwood Springs
for several days
Mrs. J. J. Mclnnis returned
from Guntown Saturday.
Mrs. Emyene Cantrel. of Win
ston Salem, N. C., has been the
guest of Nettleton relatives this
week.
Mrs. J. D Hunter visited her
daughter, Mrs. Jack Jones, in
Tupelo last week.
Mrs. Henry Phillips, of Dallas,
Texas, is spending the summer
with hex father, Caot. Sisk.
Easley Gordon, of Texas, is
visiting his mother, Mrs. Thrace
Davis, and will remain during
he summer.
Floyd Adams, of Tupelo, is in
the People’s Bank during the
ibsence of the cashier, C. H.
Dabbs.
Mr. Lennard Francis and sev
>ral others are in Hot Springs.
Frank Bryan, after an absence
of several days, has returned
from Hot Springs.
Miss Frankie MeGaughy is at
home from Blue Mountain Col
lege.
Mrs. May me Lou Feemster
spent Wednesday with Shannon
friends.
Mrs. Ros« Quillin, of Tupelo,
is visiting Mrs. Hiriam Quillin.
Mrs. Chas. A. Poberts rnd
Miss Annie Bell Quillin were in
Okolona Friday of last week.
Miffl Emn-a Cox w*s visiting
Nettleton friends Tuesday.
Misses Adelne Jumpor and
Josie Ballard ’eft Mont*ay for
the University.
Miss Lueile Feemsbr is at
tending the summer school at
Brookhaven.
Mbs Annie May Fantreb of
Winston Sal< m, N. C., an ! Miss
Jose -hine f mith are vis ting
M s. Arch §fr.ith.
M -ises Gt rtrude MeDuffiV and
Ethel Ea’lard f revisiting Mrs.
George Lagrone in Okobnr i his
WWMMMHSf •——Of W—MIHWHil
STATEMENT l
Showing the Condition of the
Peoples Bank and Trust Co!
! of Tupelo, Mississippi )
| on June 7th, 1911, as reported to the State Auditor.
| ; RESOURCES.
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! | Loans and Discounts..__$422,492 47
]] Overdrafts and Loans on Cotton.. 38,694 36
i Bonds___:_ 33,119 03
| Bank Buildings_____'- 24,520 48
| Other Real Estate..... 21,500 00
i i Sight Exchange_$93,561 42
! | Cash on Hand. 33,152 81 126,714 23
' ' $ 667,040 57
LIABILITIES. V
Capital Stock___$100,000
Surplu9._..... 15,000 (f
Undivided Profits___ 22 127 ?||
Due other B<nks___.... 2,093t/jl
Deposits...527,819 5i
_ff.
$ 667,040#.;!
I I, S. J. High, cashier Peoples Bank and Trust Co., of Tupelo, Miss., do hereby certifl f
’ that the foregoing is a true, full and exact statement of the assets and liabilities of said ban| f
k on the day and date therein, as shown by the books of the sam«r S. J. HIGH, Cashier. J
I Sworn to and subscribed before me, a notary public, this the 12th day of June, 1911.
" F. L. KINCANNON, Notary Public, fl
(Examined and found correct this the 13th day of June, 1911.
E. J. SMITH, Auditor.
k OUR OFFICERS.
f J. J. ROGERS, President, S. J. HIGH, Cashier,
i JNO. M. ALLEN, Vice-President. S. S. HARRIS, Assistant Cashier.
f COMPARATIVE STATEMENT: ||
(DEPOSITS, June 2, 1908.../.-.-..$222,673 5$
DEPOSITS. June 2, 1909. .-.295,472.S®
| DEPOSITS, June 7, 1910........ .299,283.60
| DEPOSITS. June 7, 1911. .527,819.51
(The Officers and Directors invite your attention to the hist Statement cf
this Bank as reported to the State Auditor on June 7th, 1911. The GROWTH < J|
(our business continues to be wonderful and has grown to where our bank is one «<r|
the largest in this section of the State. Our deposits are over
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i HALF-A-MILLIQN DOLLARS 1
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j | and are over $225,000.00 larger than same date last year.
i: “There is a Reason”
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'|| for this remarkable growth. The people want
,1 Safety and Service
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| [ in their banking business, and they recognize the
Peoples Bank and Trust Col
11 as offering these STRONG POINTS. |
“ The Bank That Treats You Right”
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week.
Mrs. Manley Potter, of Vaiden,
is spending some time with Net
tleton relative*.
Mrs. Taylor Dabbs is visiting
in Shannon this week.
Among those attending the
Epworth League Conference at
West Point last week were: Mis
ses Bettie Lou, Millage Reed
and Carl Gladys Wiygul, Irma
Francis, Adeline Jumper, Naomi
Burney, Messrs. John Hunter
and Porter Burney.
DIAMONDS
Buy a Diamond on the
Easy Payment Plan.
Are you not spending
enough for things of no
value each month to make
a nice payment on a Dia
mond?
If you have a Diamond
you can al ways get money.
You are ntver “broke.”
You can find a nice selec
t'on at
HOUGH’S
JEWELRY STORE
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If it’s a monument you
are going to erect, it should
be of GEORGIA MAR
BLE; if it’s a vault, GEOR
GIA MARBLE is the
proper material; if it’s a
building, GEORGIA MAR
BLE should be used for
both exterior and interior:
Because: it will not absorb
moisture, which prevents
decomposition ; it witfa
stands beat to 1,000 de
grees Fah.; you can get any
size, shape or shade de
sired; it will remain beau
tiful and unbroken as
long as it lasts— JM
Iand it lasts for _ gH
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! SpecialPrices |
! On Beds, Springs, Mattresses and |
f Dressers for the next 20 days. f
I Remember we can save you money on anything^
f in the Furniture line. o
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