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Do You Know the Merchants and Business Men Who Have
Given Over $500.00 for Your Amusement During the AT TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI OCTOBER 14-15-16-17 rr^UpCE are the Men who have during the past 12 months built a $35,000 l Y. M. C. A. and the Tupelo Military Academy. Can you find such men in any other city in Mississippi, except Tupelo? Bear this in mind when you come to Tupelo and help those who have helped you. Here is what has been provided for your amusement and entertainment by these merchants and Business Men during the Big Fair: 'T’J-JE biggest street parade ever seen in Tupelo, con * sisting of floats representing those things which will amuse and educate. This parade will be led by the German-Hungarian band of Cincinnati and as sisted by three other bands, among them the big Ita lian band of the Metropolitan Shows. There will be a concert on Main Str., in front of the monument, each day beginning at 10 o’clok a. m. The races are all filled and some of the best racing stock ever put in harness will be seen at this Fair. The agricultural exhibits, the stock exhibits, the poultry exhibits and other exhibits, will be the best to be secured. 1 ^jpj-jE GREAT Metropolitan Shows will be the amusement feature of the fair and they have one of the largest and best carnival companies, which c mes South. The free acts will be immediate- 1 ly in front of the grand stand, and chief among them 1 will be a diving man, who will leap 100 feet into a | tank of water four feet deep. Then a big animal act followed by a high diving dog, who will leap from a fifty foot ladder into a small tank of water. Each day a big balloon ascention and a parachute leap by two aeronauts. The Great White Way will be finished and Main Street will be a flame of light from the Y. M. C. A. to the Fair Ground Entrance. As stated above we want you to know just who was responsible for this real Big Fair, and the following is the list of the real live ones: I Peoples Bank & Trust Co. Bank of Tupelo First National Bank > Bank of Lee County J. J. Rogers & Son Reeves Grocery Co. Clark & Co. R. W. Reed Co. Ballard Dry Goods Co F. C. McGaughey F. L. Spight C W Hall Shelby Topp 1 Loeb’s S B Hinds Milam & Co Sigman Grocery Co Baker & Coleman C E Brown A A McLeran Phillips & Jackson Frank Miller D W Topp J S Yates Pound-Kincannon-Elkin Co., Drugs St. Clair Drug Co C H Clifton Tupelo Oil and Ice Co Tupelo Cotton Mills Tupelo Fertilizer Factory Hinds Bros & Co Asa W Alien Co Read Hotel Monaghan Hotel Tupelo Baking Co Trice-Raymond Lumpkin=Pegues Co Cotton States Life Thomas & Williams Pound=Kincannon=Elkin Co. Jewelry A A Taylor Dr E D Hood Dr Edwim M Topp Dr Ed Foster Dr W A Toomer • Dr T F Elkin Dr L C Feemster Dr J H Green Dr H M Anderson ** Dr J 0 Gurney Anderson & Long Clayton & Mitchell Geo. T. Mitchell Boggan & Leake Geo. H. Hill W. A. Blair Long & Long Boggan & Boggan Jnn, Rankin I The wagons used in the Parade are “Old Hickory Wagons” furnished by Asa W. Allen Company.