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F. L. Kincannon, Prop. Entered at tii. „ ^pelo post office as second-class mail matter. RATES OF ADVERTISING DISPLAY advertisements at rate of $1.00 per running h ch 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. TUPELO. MISS , AUG. 16, 1912 ANNOUNCEMENTS. The Journal is authorized to announce the following named persons as candi dates for Congress frrm the First District, subject to the action of the Democratic Primary Election: Dr. H. F. BROYLES E. S. CANDLER. JR. Build good roads. You are paying for them, why not have them. Fifty-three counties of the state have been freed from the cattlp ticks. Lee is not included in the number. “If a man will farm to make a living, he will make money; but if he farms to make money, he will make neither a living nor money.” With George W. Perkins as chairman of the campaign com mittee of the Bull Moose party there will be no lacking of funds to defray the campaign expenses. Rev. F. Z. Simmons of Alcorn county for the past 40 years a missionary of the Baptist church in China, died the past week in San Francisco on his way home. The widow of the late General Longstreet of Georgia will sup port Col. Roosevelt in his third term aspirations. As women do not vote in Georgia Mrs. Long street can be put down only as a well wisher of the Colonel. Good roads cost less than bad roads and the wide-awake farmer is waking up to this proposition. Because our grandfather drove an ox team through the mud is no reason why we should do so. It is to good roads that any com munity must look for future growth and development. The Taft and Roosevelt forces in Ohio failed to agree at a meet ing of the state executive com mittee of the republican party and as a result there will be two tickets in the field—the regular republican and the progressives, giving the democrats more than an even chance to win the state. Governor Brewer on Tuesday announced the aoDointment of Richard F. Reed, of Natchez, as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court to succeed Judge Robert Mayes, resigned. Judge Reed is the Senator from the Ninth Sen atorial District and a lawyer of splendid ability and a man of fine character. The Socialist party have pe titioned the state board of elec tion commissioners for represen tation at each voting precinct in the general election in Novem ber. They make this appeal on the ground that they are the only party in the state, except the democratic, that have kept up a regular party organization. At the August meeting the Boards of Supervisors of the va rious counties of the state voted more than a million dollars for good roads construction. The Boards of Supervisors are meet ing the demands of the people for better highways and nearly every county in the state is making some effort towards road improvement. Hon. E. A. Fitzgerald of the Vicksburg Herald nas been spoken of as a suitable postmas ter general if Gov. Wilson is elect ed president. Mississippi has been honored but few times with cabinet positions but she has the material to fill any of the de partments. Mr. Fitzgerald would make an ideal postmaster gen eral and his ho3t of friends of the press would be pleased to see him elevated to the position. The usual apathy of democratic campaigns is already apparent and the efforts m^e to collect funds to defray the expenses of the pending campaign is meeting with poor success. The largest contribution so far made public is that of Mr. Bryan who contribu ted a thousand dollars. Collec tior s by chairman of state execu tive committees and through other channels are not responded to with the liberality that char acterizes the republicans. Representative Catlin, a re publican, of Missouri, was un seated as a member of congress by a vote of 121 to 71. The vote to unseat Catlin was on the charge of violating the Missouri law regulating campaign ex penses. Patrick F. Gill, his dem ocratic opponent was on hand and within an hour took the oath of office. Gill, who stood for the democratic nomination again, was recently defeated in the democratic primary in his dis trict and will only serve until March fourth next. Judge Robert C. Mayes, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Mississippi, has tendered his re signation to take effect immedi ately. Judge Mayes was ap pointed on the Supreme Bench by Gov. Vardaman and became Chief Justice upon the resigna tion of Chief Justice Whitfield. He is a man with great capacity for work and devoted his entire time to the onerous duties of his office. The retiring Justice will take the place made vacant by the death of Judge Longstreet in the firm of Mayes & Longstreet. This firm represents the lilinois Central railroad and does an ex tensive practice. Senator Overman’s amendment to the post office appropriation bill which provided for the ap propriation of $250,000 for good roads in each state, when a like amount mas appropriated by the state, was defeated in the United States senate Monday. There is a strong sentiment against the government aiding in the con struction of good roads but this prejudice will be over come be fore many sessions of congress will have passed. With the de livery of mail in the rural dis tricts comes a growing demand for better highways and Uncle Sam will have to take a hand in constructing them before we have just what is needed for our post roads. President Taft has named Sec retary of State, Knox as Special Ambassador to Japan to attend the funeral of the late Emperor Mutsuhito on September 12th. This is the first instance in the history of the country when the Secretary of State has been named as Special Ambassador to a foreign country. The Presi dent holds Secretary of State Knox as his safest diplomat and advisor. Mr. Knox has recently made a tour of the countries of South and Central America where he expressed the senti ments of the administration in regard to the relations existing between them and this country. In sending a representative to Japan, the President feels that a most delicate mission must be entrusted to some one and Secre tary Knox has been assigned the duty. FOR SALE—Desirable corner lot on Jefferson street, near public school Apply to the Bank of Tupelo. ltf -f UNCLE SAM IS THE MILLER By a vote of 47 to 15 the Sen ate passed the Panama canal bill, with amendments allowing fr toll to coa: t-wise vessels and pro hibiting railroad-owned ships from using the canal and Ameri can registry for foreign built American owned vessels. The effort to force this country to charge toll to its own people seems to have failed to receive favor with the majority of Con gress. The canal will be con structed at a cost of four hund red million dollars. With this vast expenditure the people of the United States shoulu be pro tected against the foreigner who has already monopolized the merchant marine?. The Senate fails to agree with those who contend that the Hay Pauncefort treaty placed this na tion on the same footing with foreigners in the declaration that all nations would be plac d on an equality in the use of the cana1. Proceedings of Democratic Ex ecutive Committee. Pursuant to an order made at its last meeting, the Lee County Executive Committee, met at the court house in Tupelo, Lee County, Mississippi, on Au gust 13, 1912, and a quorum being pres ent was called to order by J. S. Parks, Chairman. Members present: W. A. Roper and Larkin Smith from the first district; .1. S. Parks from the second district, Rob ovf i n ond T A flludnotr Krt + Vi < from the second district being repre sented by proxy, W. W. Thompson for the former and J. W. Hoyle for the latter; J. L. Austin and J, W. P. Bog gan from the third district; Robert Burt and C. G. Rogers from the fourth district. This being the date fixed by law for the Committee to appoint managers for the various precincts in the county, to hold the Democratic Primary Elec tion for nominatiou of Congressmen to represent the first Congressional Dis trict in Mississippi. This is to be held on August 27. 1912, and the following appointments were made, viz: Baldwyn Precinct: Walter Yar brough, T. C.; Bob Corbitt, M. D. Gholston, Judges; Will Lindley, Dowd McCrimmens, clerks; Geo. Agnew, peace officer. Guntown Precinct: Ed Bristow, 1. C.; 0. P. Norton, W. H. Green, judges; Joe Burrow, J. F. Cox, clerks; D. C. Braden, peace officer. Corona Precint: W. T. Hunt, T. C.; Bob Brvson, J. G. McGee, judges; C. B. White, Loyd Stokes, clerks; Steve Rayburn, peace officer. Unity Precinct: Joe Love. T. C.; Lodie Lackey, Jeff Hopkins, judges; Bodie Elliott, George Love, clerks; Tom Davis, peace officer. Chappleyille Precinct: J. S. Hower ton, T. C.; J. L. Buse, W. L. Hopkins, judges; B. H. Malone. T. W. Roper, clerks; Harley Butler, peace officer. Saltillo Precinct: Jeff West, T. C.; John Barrett, Ed Powers, judges; Troy Moigan, Eli Bynum, clerks; Bob Love, peace officer. Smith’s Store Precinct: W. H. Payne, T. C.; Fletcher Smith, W. H. Keys, judges; Hugh Helms, C. E. Mil ler, clerks; Charley Keys, peace officer. Gilvo Precinct: Lee Long, T. C.; W . II. , niiu.y iaiuauj, juugw, J. T. Gunter. Joe Parham clerks; Stan ley Vaughn, peace officer. Davis Box Precinct: Luther Liv ingston T. C.; Raymond Witt, Carl Phillips judges; Bob Ash, J. M. Gault clerks; Ike MaCarty, peace officer. Eggville Precinct: J. R. Phillips T. C ; G. W. Patton, James Love judges; Porter Months, M. L. Jones, clerks; Wesley Garner, Deace officer. Beldon Precinct: Luther Duke T. C.; Richard Ray, W. C. Burt judges; S. H. Thomason, Lem Ritter clerks; Buck Springer peace officer. Mooreville Precinct: J. W. Austin T. C.; Manney Cayson, Alvin White sides judges; D. Morgan, Bob White sides clerks: B. F. Strain peace officer. Tupelo Precinct; Lon Livingston T. C.; L R. Cates, W. I. Brown judges; Clyde Wagner, Frank Laney clerks; W. H. Wilson peace officer. Eucaba Precinct: M. A. Gazaway T. C.; Ben Gregory, J. G. Stovall judges; Lyge McDonald, R. M. Westmoreland clerks: John Dunkin peace officer. Auburn Precinct: Geo. Suggs T. C.; Andy Gregory, Howard Christian judges; Dolphus Roberts Paul Pounds clorks; Jerry Reed peace officer Richmond Precinct: William Schum pert T. C.; Jeff Burt, Tom Harris judges; Wylie Schumpert, Titus Moore clerks, F. M. Reedy peace officer Plantersville Precinct: J. 0. Fry T C; Ed Burmingham, W F Tucker judges; A E W’hitehead, J S Grant clerks; J M Jones peace officer Brewer Precinct: S A Strawhorn T C; W H Davis, B A Tate judges; C M Davis, W 0 Dye clerks; Will Butler peace officer Verona Precinct: R S Gibson T C; N Merchandise For Cash We Never Carry Goods Over Into the Second Season This rule of ours to clean out all goods during season, forces us to sell many items for less money than we paid for them. I hrough respect for our competitors we dare not quote prices on the small lots of summer goods we have on hand. Take advantage of the prices we are making on SLIPPERS for Men, Women and Children. Straw Hats, Shirts, Summer Uuderwear and Summer Dress Goods. Little Money Does Big Things When Exchanged for These Goods. R. W. REED CO. THE REAL CASH STORE TUPELO, - • MISS. a. ■■■II ■ ■■■ ■> ■■»■■■■■■ -■»»—■■« ■■■ H, j AT COST! Not at what it costs you but what it actually costs us. These are Bargains which you should 8 not miss: Mens’ Straw Hats, Mens’ Trousers, Mens’, Womens’ and Chil dren’s Slippers, Boys’ Knee Pants. Now is your Chance. SHELBY TOPP, Tupelo, j A Green, J C Haughton judges; An drew Gregory, Henderson Strain clerks; E B Estes peace officer. Nettleton Precinct: WAD Hairs ton T C; R A Harris William E Wiygul judges; F E Ballard, N R Gregory clerks; J T Cotton peace officer Palmetto Precinct: Dick Cobb T C; Sam McCord, Forest Metcalf judges; Will Kirkpatrick. Albert Tankersley clerks; Ed Maynard peace officer Petersberg Precinct: Henley Mono ghon T C; A S Sumner, Marviu Months judges; Norbin Sumner, Carl Coggins c erks; Tom Monoghon peace officer Bissell Precinct: Geo Simmons T C; Ben Metcalf, Jim Barnett judges; Frank Burton, Will McCollum clerks; W F Dyer peace officer Shannon Precinct: Tom Lauderdale T C; Jeff Springer, Ernest Temple judges; J R Harris, Glen Bright clerks; E D Cunningham peace officer 1 The contract for the printing of tick ets for said primary election was awarded to J. L. Anglin, manager and editor of the Tupelo Review, his being the lowest bid made for the same and he is authorized and instructed to print 5,000 tickets at $2.00 per thousand, said tickets to conform to the reuuire ments of the law. The committee being of the opinion that the assess- j ment of the candidates should be reas onable and nominal the Committee ac cordingly fixed the amount of the as sessment for each candidate to pay in order to get his name on the ticket at $7.50. The Committee further instructs its secretary to have the tickets printed, collect the assessment from the candi dates and distribute the ballot boxes for said election. The resignation of J. S. Parks, tendering in writing hia resignation as a member ftom this county of the various District Execu tive Committees, viz: Congressional, Judicial, Senatorial and Floterial Com mittees and suggesting the appoint pointment of Hon. J. Q. Robins, to fill the vacancy created by his resignation; the resignation of J. S. Parks being ac cepted by the Committee. A motion was then made and carried that the Committee appoint Hon. J. Q. Robins to fill the vacancy created on each ot said committees and he was according- • ly appointed a member of said Commit tees. There being no further business to come before the Committee at this meeting, it was moved and carried that they adjourn to meet again on the 28th of August, 1912. J. S. Parks, J. W. P. Boggan, Chairman. Secretary.