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F. L. Kincannon, Prop. Entered at the Tupelo post office as second-class mail matter. RATES OF ADVERTISING DISPLAY advertisements at rate of $1.00 per running h <*h per month of four weeks. Liberal discounts made on yearly contracts. Notice of meetings of strictly chari table organizations will be inserted one time free; all other notices must be paid for. TUPELO, MISS-, JAN. 24, 1912 It seems that Tennessee has finally Ham-strung our friend Patterson. We have the weekly assurance that Mr. Wilson has not yet se lected his cabinet. Col. Goethals appeared before the Naval Affairs Committee of House of Representatives and stated that it would require 25, 000 soldiers to guard the Panama canal. Chancellor Lyell of the Fifth Chancery District, has tendered his resignation to GovernorBrew er. effective February 1st. The governor has appointed P. Z. Jones, of Brookhaven, to fill the vacancy. President-elect Wilson has re quested the chairman of the com mittee of the inauguration cere monies to omit the inaugural ball. It is evident that the next president does not want to begin his administration in a turkey trot. Columbus is making a fight for a six foot channel in the Tombigbee. If that river was in the New England States every gallon of water that flows through it would have been uti lized and a twenty foot channel dug if the people demanded it. A report is circulated that the Illinois Central railroad company will sell the Yazoo and Mississip pi Valley Road to the Frisco. The recent decision of the su preme court of the United States in the Union and Southern Pa cific case may furnish a cause for the I. C’s desire to dispose of her Delta holdings. It is said that John Sharp Wil liams is urging President-elect Wilson to place Zeke Candler, congressman from the Corinth district, at the head of the de partment of agriculture. To lronn fV, noon ccf 'soppofortr 4 V/ ^ ---- Wilson will be no small task, but we believe Candler would come as near it as almost anyone. The incoming president will not have a more important post to fill than that of secretary of agriculture. — Grenada Sentinel. Denver, Colorado, has a curi osity in the shape of an eldery “bachelor girl” who does not try to conceal her age. On the 25th of December, last, she celebrated her one hundred and first birth day and talked some for the pub lic. Among other things she said: “I have never been sick a whole day in my life, and have always worked. Women these days are too frivolous in chasing excite ment and pleasure to pass the centennial mark. Work is the best thing for everybody.” Judge Robert W. Archbald, of Scranton, Pa., for twenty-nine years an occupant of judicial po sitions, has been convicted of using his official position to ad vance his personal interest and and that of his friends, Judge Archibald was a member of the commerce commission. There were 13 charges and the sen ate by very large majorities vo ted him guilty of five. He was stripped of his official ermine and forever disbarred from again holding official position. In last issue appeared an arti cle from* A Tupelo Mother" who assigns a number of reasons why the pool room on Spring street should not be re-opened. This article should be read and care fully considered. Any pool room furnishes a "hangout place" for young men and boys without employment and money, and the one here is not an exception. When the ladies appeared before the Mayor and Board of Aider men with a petition in the sum mer asking the board not to grant license to Mr. Hutchinson the latter was present*and stated that he ran the pool room in ac cordance with his agreement and while he gambled himself he would not permit gambling or drinking in the room. We make this statement in justice to Mr. Hutchinson against whom we have no opposition in his efforts to make a livelihood for his fam ily, at the same time we are of the opinion that the pool room should not be re-opened and we place ourselves on record against it. The indictment for running a cotton corner of James A. Pat ten, Eugene G. Scales of New York, and Frank B. Hayne and William P. Brown of New Or leans which was found by a Fed eral court of N. i. charging the four with having violated the Sherman anti-trust law has been held good by the United States Supreme court and the defend ants must go on trial on the mer its of the case. The defendants were charged with a conspiracy to corner the cotton market and advance the prices excessively, out of which they would make a profit of $10,000,000. This was in January 1910. Before the defendants could be placed on trial the United States Circuit court for southern New York held four of the counts insuf ficient and that the defendants could not be made to go on trial. The government appealed from this ruling and the case just handed down forces the defend ants to trial for violating the Sherman anti-trust law. The city of Jackson on Satur day held the first referendum election to be held in the state under the new law. The city went under the commission form of government and elected a may or and twocouncilmen, who fixed their salaries at $3,500 for the mayor and $3,000 for each of the two councilmen. The question of the salaries was submitted to the people of the city which re sulted in ratification by a large mninritv. If the Tennessee legislature would order a constitutional amendment that would insert a copy of the Mississippi franchise clause in a new constitution for Tennessee,that state would cease having fusion legislatures and rotten politics. Where the fran chise is exercised indiscriminate ly no state can hope for clean politics and good government. Plans for a park on the spot where General Washington and his army crossed the Delaware river tho night before the battle of Trenton has been approved by Gevernor Woodrow Wilson. This park will be six miles north of Trenton. The Mississippi State Board of Health is making a fight against the spread of pellagra. Forty two persons died with this dread disease in November. Five years ago the disease was hardly known in this country. Attorney General Collins holds that under the new law the boards of supervisors have full power to taks such steps as are necessary to protect the public from disease, especially conta gious diseases. New Taxes Imposed for 1913. I - * Attorney General Ross Collins has rendered opinions that the levying of taxes imposed by the legislature during the last ses sion can only be levied after March 1*,1913. The several chapters under which the new levies shall be made are as follows: Chapter 101 imposes an annual tax on incomes, and applies first to the year 1913, Chapter 110 is an annual priv ilege tax or occupation fee on persons, association of persons, business firms or corporations pursuing the business of extract ing turpentine from standing trees, and applies first to the year 1913. Chapter 111 levies an annual privilege tax or occupation fee upon creosoting plants, and ap plies first to an annual period beginning April 1, 1912, and ending March 31, 1913. Chapter 112 levies an annual tax or occupation fee upon all persons, associations of persons, business firms or corporations pursuing the business of buying, owning and holding more than 1000 acres of timber land or lands in this state, and applies first to the year 1913. Chapter 113 provides for the taxation of freight line compa nies, ana applies nrsi to tne year 1913. Chapter 114 provides for the taxation of equipment companies and applies first to the year 1913, Governor Woodrow Wilson has recommended to the New Jersey legislature the enactment of a law that will drive large corpor ations from the state. New Jer sey has invited all classes of cor porations to come in and secure charters. The laws of the state have been so liberal that there has never been any interference with the corporations that have established monopolies in many lines of business. Mr. Wilson seeks to rid the state of this evil. Should the corporations be driven out no other state with such lib eral laws offer a location for them. The Illinois Central railroad will establish 26 additional ex periment farms in Mississippi. The value of such farms in teach ing diversification and scientific farming is well known by rail- J road companies. As the roads are looking out for increased tonnage, they lend their support and take the lead in progressive farm advancement. Gov. Marshall, of Indiana, in closing his administration as gov ernor is receiving mucn praise from the newspapers of the state because his administration has been absolutely above suspicion of graft. Gov. Marshall, after entering upon his duties as vice president will retain his citizen ship in Indianapolis. Keep Books. Keep tab. No ma what your avocation, don’t le mother year pass at the end of which you can’t tell what you have ac complished. By keeping books against yourself, you can stop leak holes you Know not of. Should the biggest business man in the country conduct his bus iness as loosely as is customary among most of us small fry he would go flat broke and never know what become of his money. If you failed to start yesterday, begin today and make a record of every transaction. No mon ey and but little time will .be necessary and the small amount of time spent will be used to a profit. Remember this: The other fellow is keeping tab against you.—Ex. NOTICE—Votes in our Auto contest are good only during month issued. We change color of tickets each month Contestants pleace take notice. Pound* Kincannon-Elkin Co. _ . ft 11 i - OPPORTUNITY They do me wrong who say I come no more, When once I knock and fail to find you in; For every day I stand outside your door And bid you wake, and rise to fight and win. Wail not for precious chances past away, Weep not for golden ages on the wane! Each night I burn the records of the day— At sunrise every soul is born again! Laugh like a boy at splendors that have sped, To vanished joys be blind and deaf and dumb; My judgments seal the dead past with its dead, But never bind a moment yet to come. Though deep in mire, wring not your hands, and WPPTV I lend my arm to all who say ‘‘I can!” No shame-faced outcast ever sank so deep But yet might rise and be again a man! Dost thou behold thy lost youth all aghast? Dost reel from righteous Retribution’s blow? Then turn from blotted archives of the past And find the future’s pages white as snow. Art thou a mourner ? Rouse thee from thy spell; Art thou a sinner? Sins may be forgiven; Each morning gives thee wings to flee from hell, Each night a star to guide thy feet to heaven. —Walter Malone. Morris-Morgan. Married, at the home of the bride five miles east of Tu pelo, Thursday evening, Jan uary 15th, Mr. J. H. Morris and Miss Mittie Morgan. Rev. S. D. Shelton performed the in teresting ceremony, after which the guests were invited to the dining room where a most sump tuous wedding supper was serv ed. This popular young couple enter upon their married journey under most auspicious circum stances, and carry with them the best wishes of a large circle of friends, whom the Journal joins in extending congratulations. The finest of job printing at the Jour nal job department. llllfiii||fl0IWm III J Every Dollar Counts in these days of the high cost of living j —all the more reason you should be | careful to get a dollar’s full value for every dollar you spend. “MONEY TALKS”—So runs the adage, but it doesn’t require much money to be well and stylishly dressed if you purchase one of our Suits at the prices we are now selling them. 60 Suits tor Men-80 Suits for Boys Represents our entire stock of suits on hand. They must go. We never carry over Suits into the next season. This is why you can buy them for these prices. | 25 suits for men, our best $15.00 suits, now.. $9.75 15 suits for men, our best $12.50 suits, now....-$8.00 20 suits for men, our best $10.00 values, now...$6.50 25 suits for boys, our best $5.00 values, now.. .$3.50 25 suits for boys, our best $4.00 values, now- $2.50 30 suits for boys, our best $3.00 and $3.50 values, now..$1.98 j We buy and sell for cash and sell for less. R. W. READ COMPANY 1._‘_“J K. of P. Notice. Next Monday night, January 2%, we will start A. H. Hutchi son on his way to the rank of Knighthood by giving him the rank of Page. We hope to have a large attendance. After the rank of Page is given Mr. Hutchison we will have some thing for the inner man, and all K. of P.’s in good standing are cordially invited to come and en joy the good things with us. G. M. Crane, K. of R. & S. FOR SALE—A pair of beautiful Golden Seabright Bantams. Mrs. J. R. Bryan. The Journal’s job department can meet your needs intelligently. Carlos Cody. Carlos Cody, a young maf about twenty three years ofagei died Tuesday morning at thy home of J. H. Christian, at Au burn from the effects of an ovf erdose of morphine. From let! ters which the young man lef| he had had a love affair in whicll he had been unsuccessful in his e fforts to marry the girl of his| choice. It is stated that he had! the young ladies consent, butthatl for some reason the parents had their marriage postponed and * this had made him despondent, f It is reported that last week he i had taken laudanum in large f quantities to make him sleep. He left three letters, one to his father, Mr. Tom Cody, of Verona one to Mr. and Mrs, Christian with whom he lived, and anoth- i er to a young lady here whom he ; also visited. The tragic end of j the young man cast a gloom over the community in which he lived ; and where he was well and fav orably known. The bodv was 1 buried at Auburn. ---* A TRIED AND PROVED GUARANTEE _ Man Bought a Bottle of Dod- I son’s Liver Tone, Then Took It Back and Asked For His Money and Got It. A man recently tried out the guaran- j tee which Clifton’s Pharmacy gives 1 with every bottle of Dodson’s Liver i Tone. He bought a bottle and then | went back to the drug store and said the medicine hadn’t helped him. The druggist just reached into his cash register and took out a half dollar/ the price of the bottle ot Liver Tone, and handed it back to the gentleman. But he did’t take the money. He own ed up that he was just trying the guar antee and as a matter of fact, he had found Dodson,s Liver Tone the best remedy for constipation and biliousness he had ever tried. “Why,” he said, “my wife wouldn’t be without a bottle in the house for anything. It’s the best thing in the world for the whola family, and the medicine I prefer to take or to give to children for a lazy liver. Clifton’s Pharmacy sell Dodson’s Liver Tone and guarantees it to start the liver without violence. It is taking the place of calomel everywhere. If you buy a bottle and don’t find this pleasant-tasting vegetable liquid the best thing to start a lazy liver, he will hand vour money back with a smile.