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The Tupelo journal. (Tupelo, Miss.) 1876-1924, November 22, 1912, Image 8

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Do You Want a Home of Your Own?
you do see us and we will tell you how you can stop paying rent and let that .amount go each month toward pay
ing for you a home. If interested see us. We carry everything to build a house.
I We Pay the Freight LEAKE & GOODLETT, Tupelo, Miss. Both Phones 194
The Sure Enough Lumber Dealers
i Local Happenings ]
£ Those Who Come and flo £
Mrs. R. B. McKinney is visiting her
mother in Amory.
Mr. and Mrs. D. T. Yates, of Sher
man, are the guests of relatiaes here.
Mr. C. K. Alexander spent seyeral
days this week in St. Louis on business.
Mrs. R. O. Perkins has as her guest
her sister, Mrs. Johnson, of Henderson,
N. H.iCrenshaw, cashier of the Bank
of Guntown, spent Tuesday here on
Mrs. W. O. Mcl ean and Mrs. R. H.
Mullens are the guests of Mrs. Fuqua
in Oklahoma.
Mrs. D. H. Clark and daughter, Miss
Winnie, were among the visitors to
Tupelo Tuesday.
Uncle Bennett Leslie, of Pianters
ville, spent a couple of days here with
friends during the week.
Mrs. W. C. Raymond has returned
from Starkville where she spent the
past week with her parents.
Mrs. Herman Dalton had as her
guest the past week her friend, Miss
Elizabeth Godfrey, of Aberdeen.
\Iko lomnc A Finlov crtont"
the first of the week in Columbus. Mr.
Finley returned home Tuesday after
Mr. J. A. Sanders, an old and re
spected Confederate Veteran of Ve
rona, spent Tuesday with Tupelo
Miss Ethel Topp has returned from
Memphis, where she spent several
weeks in an infirmary. She is reported ,
much improved in health.
Taylor Kincannon was forced to re
turn home from the University Monday
on account of sickness. He had been
confined in the hospital several days
previous to his coming.
After a delightful vi-it to friends in
Shreveport, La., and also to the home
of her uncle, the Chancellor of the
University at Oxford, Miss Linda Kin
cannon reached home Monday night.
Miss Linnie Barcrof is the guest of
relatives in Brownsville, Tenn. Miss
Barcroft was present at the meeting
of West Tennessee conference and
made a talk on the subject of Missions
in Mexico.
R. A. Witt, of Memphis, was a week
end visitor to Tupelo, returning to
Memphis Monday morning. His many
friends in Tupelo enjoy visits hack to
Tupelo, and are glad to know that he
is pleasantly situated in Memphis.
Miss Euphia Stanford, one of Shan
non’s prettiest >oung ladies, was mar
ried in Corinth on Monday evening to
Mr. W. S. Glisson, in the presence of a
few close friends. The groom is em
ployed in the telegraph department of
the Mobile & Ohio road.
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Mrs. M. E. Leake left Monday for
Guntersville, Ala., wheie she goes to
visit her parents.
Mr. and Mrs. A. P. Stone are in
Newton the guests of their son, V. E.
Stone and family.
Frank Reedy, a popular Justice of
the Peace at Richmond, favored us
with a business call Monday.
We had the pleasure Monday of
meeting Mr Fitzpatiick, of Aliceville,
Ala., who is the publisher of the Alice
ville News. Mr. Fitzpatrick is in a live
town and wields a wide influence in the
material advancement of his town.
Mr. L. S. Kendrick and family have
moved from Shannon here and are
now at home on Green street. The
family are highly esteemed in shannon
where they have resided some time
and we are pleased to have them be
come citizens of Tupelo.
On last Thursday evening Mr. and
Mis. A L. Hocking gave an entertain
ment for quite a number of their
young friends at their home on Wal
nut street. Various games were en
joyed by the young people, after which
ice cream and cake were served.
The sad information was received
here Monday of the death of Mrs. .T.
A. Bowen at her home in Birmingham,
Ala. During a residence here of four
years Mrs. Bowen won her way into
the hearts of the people of Tupelo and
her death will be very generally re
Mr. J. S. Kilpatrick, the venerable
father of Mrs. T. J. Seawright, has
been the guest of his daughter and
family during the week. Mr. Kilpat
rick has reached his 87th year but re
mains active both mentally and physi
cally and takes a lively interest in cur
rent e\’ents.
Hon. John M. Allen returned Tues
day from Greenville, where he attended
a “Drainage” banquet given by the
progressive citizens of that place. A
district has just been put under way
that will open up a vast territory of
valuable lands to cultivation, and the
people of the section announce their
good work through the banquet just
Our good friends Mr. and Mrs. 0. L.
Trapp sent us the past week a bushel
of fine cauntry Yam sweet potatoes.
They were extra large and smooth and
reminded us of the kind that “mother
used to bake” when we were boys and
came home with a good fat ’possum.
Our sincere thanks are returned to M
and Mrs. Trapp for this thoughtf
Muoic by Comus 8 piece Orchestra.
Y. M. C. A. Minstrels, Nov. 28th.
Reserved seats 50c.
Farm For Sale.
Eighty acres of good hill land six
miles northeast from Tupelo, two good
houses, about three acres in fine
orchard, two acre hog lot sodded with
Bermuda grass Running water the
year round. Well timbered with post
oak, red oak and chestnut. Good barn
For further particulars address or call
on S. R. Lamb, Route 2, Tupelo, Miss.
The Strength of a Bank
lies in the men behind it. We have a strong
Board of Directors, who are worth over $700,000,
and who are some of the most successful business
and professional men of this comity and section,
and represent a large combination of Wrealth and
Phapnpi-pr. Thpv a pp a di mrantpp rtf nnwlpilt and
conservative management. The growth of our
Bank has reached the point where it is the largest
in this section, and it also shows that our custom
-v ers appreciate the Safety and Service offered by
this Bank.
Peoples Bank & Trust Co.
Capital, Surplus and Profits $175,000.00.
Dr. T. A- Boggan.
On Wednesday morning a tel
ephone message from Mooresvilie
announced that while making an
address before the school there,
Dr. T. A. Boggan had been
stricken with heart failure and
expired almost instantly. Dr.
Boggan, in company with Supt.
of Education Clayton and Super
visor of Rural Schools, W. H.
Smith, had gone to Mooresvilie
to talk to the children on the
subject of the public health. Dr.
Boggan had just completed the
announcement of his subject
when he sank to the floor and
expired immediately. Those
present attempted to resuscitate
him but life was extinct.
For several months Dr. Bog
gan’s family and friends had
some apprehension, as his health
was not as good as usual. The
announcement of his death, how
ever, brought poignant grief to
his family and wide circle of
Dr. Boggan had reached his
65th year on the 24th of last
June. A greater portion of his
life was spent in this section, in
Monroe, Itawamba and Lee coun
As a boy of sixteen he enlisted
as a private in Company 1 11th:
Mississippi Cavalry and saw some
hard service before the war w£s
ended. Returning homeV'' he
prosecuted his studies irtyjpie
schools of the day which afford
ed only meagre opportunities to
the youths of that time. Avail
ing himself of every opportunity
he enlarged the scope of his ed
ucation and became one of the
best informed men of his time.
As a young man he was admit
ted to the medical profession and
throughout his career enjoyed an
extensive practice.
He was at all times a public
spirited citizen and took a lead
g part in directing the affairs
£ his community, his county and
he state- For six years he rep
resented Lee county in the legis
lature and proved to be a safe
and conservative legislator. As
a member-for many years of the
Methodist church he was an ac
tive worker, and for a long pe
riod served on the Board of
Stewards. In his church work,
as in all the affairs of his life, he
was a man of deep sincerity and
of the strictest integrity.
In his professional life he was
a sympathetic physician and left
notning unaone in ministering 10
the afflicted and distressed. As
a neighhbor and friend he was
truly loyal and rendered that
kindly attention which endeared
him to those writh whom he was
associated. As a husband and
father he displayed those high
qualities of mind and heart which
were his greatest virtues. His
judgment was always safe and
his counsel wise and relied upon
implicitly by his family. He vcas
a Mason of high degree, being a
Knight Templar and a Shriner.
He was a member of the local
lodge here and had passed the
Master’s chair.
In his passing away Tupelo and
Lee county loses one of our best
The funeral services were con
ducted from the Methodist
church at ten o’clock yesterday
where a large number gathered
to pay their laH tribute of re
spect. Rev. W. L. Duren, as
sisted by Dr. tSiack, conducted
the services. Duren spoke
in the highest tel of the life
and character of the deceased.
The remains were carried to
Mooresville where they were laid
to rest by the side of his first
wife. The Masonic fraternity
conducted the services at the
grave. Many beautiful floral of
ferings were sent as a tribute of
love and esteem.
The honorary pall bearers were
Drs. J. H. Green, T. F. Elkin,
T. T. Bonner, Hugh Anderson,
L. 0- Caruth, J. 0. Gurney, and
W. D. Anderson, M. H. Moore,
D. W. Robins, V. C. Kincannon.
The active pall bearers were H.
E. Curtis, R. F. Robertson, W.
D. Brown, Anderson Gregory,
A. L Hocking. C. W. Hewitt,
W. S. Povall, Z. T. Harper.
Reserved seats 50c, general admis
sion 35c, children 25c. Y. M. C. A.
Minstrels, Comus Theatre, Thursday
night Nov. 28.
The “Bell Hop” and Tennis’ orches
tra furnished local theatre goers one of
the best performances ever seen in
our city, Saturday evening, November
16. The beautiful new Comus Theatre
was comfortably filled, and with very
few exceptions, ih> show was declared
to be the best this season. The man
agement is fortunate in getting such
attractions, and so long as they con
tinue to do so the people will patronize
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