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Shingle Prices—That will interest you if you want to buy closely—get quality materials. 4x16 Pine Shingles, per 1,000 $2.00 3 in. Prime Cypress, 85 per cent heart Red Cedar shingles, the kind that last per 1,000, the best for the money..$3.00 a life time, per 1,000 $4.75 All heart pine shingles at per 1,000...$4.00 5 in. Heart Cypress shingles, per 1000 $4.50 4 in. Prime Cypress shingles,per 1000 $3.50 Let us laiow your building material needs, you can't beat us on lumber quality or prices. • =-1 LEAKE & GOODLETT, Tupelo, Mississippi Both Phones 194 Ι Local Happenings! X Those Who Come and Oo a Miss Maggie Francis of Saltillo, is the guest of her sister, Miss Jessie Francis. Saltillo was represented here Wed nesday by Messrs J. W. Francis and Hub Holloway. Mrs. W. H. Wagner and Miss Bessie Wagner, of Chesterville, spent Wed nesday in town. C. B. Kirkpatrick, one of the Second district's best citizens, was down or business Tuesday. Misses Godfrey and Lusk, of Aber deen, were the guests of friends here Monday and Tuesday. R. A. Love, a prominent citizen oi the east end of the second district was on business here Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Dunbar Woods, of Birmingham, were among the many visitors to Tupelo Wednesday. The Christmas holidays for the Tupelo High Scnool will begin Decem ber 20th and end December 30th. Mrs. Robinson, of Birmingham, was the guest of her sister. Mrs. Hender son, several days during the week. Dr. Orr, of Fulton, -and Ε A. Orr, ol Evergreen, visited Mrs. W. L. Clay ton. their sister and aunt, this week. Mr8. Ed Smith and children, of Cor inth, have returned home after spend ing several days with Dr. and Mrs. E. D. Foster. Mr. and Mrs. Troy Ritter, of Hous ton. were called to the bedside of Mr. Ritter's father, Albert Ritter, Sunday, the latter being quite ill with rheuma tism. —*— Mrs. W^ L. Daren and cMIqesb-left Tuesday for Columbus where they join Mr. Duren. The friends of the family regret the necessity of the move, and follow them with their best wishes. The Department of Expression of the Tupelo High School will give a recital next Friday afternoon, December 19th, at 2:30 at the school building. The public invited to attend. Rev. J. C. Park and family reached Tupelo from Macon Tuesday and are now at home in the Methodist parson age. A cordial reception has been ac corded Mr. Park and family by our people generally. Mrs. George Mitchell has as her guests this week Mrs. W. A. Wood and Mrs. Dr. Henry Pearson, of New York City; Mrs.Eden and Mrs. Savage, of Okolona. and Mrs. D. W. Houston and Miss India Houston, of Aberdeen. Charlie Bolin, sergeant on the Parch man farm, and Dr. Gathings weie in Tupelo Monday. Mr. Bolin was here Wednesday selling cotton off of his farm at Chesterville. He states that there are yet between three and four thousand bales of cotton to be gathered on the Parchman farm. The crap will reach 9000 bales, the largest ever pro duced. A. L. Dumas has been transfered from Monroe county to this county to aid in completing the work of F. D. Harvey & Company, road contractors. There are three unfinished jobs that the company are trying to complete before bad weather. One on the Pon totoc road, one on the Tupelo and Marietta road and one on the Tupelo and Saltillo road. Sixty Years the Standard DR; fltiCEjr ^ CREAM BAKING POWDER A Crean at Tartar Paardar Nada freai trapes MO ALUM » / L. Santa Claus Is Sick. (A year's subscription to The Tupelc Journal to the party first (riving the aurhor's name of the below poem) Santa Claus is pick abed. And yet the time draws near That he should his presents give To all he holds most dear. Poor Santa Claus, how sad is he, That such should be his fate. That be to join in Christmas glee Will have another year to wai*. But there is something else Which much more troubles his mine To 'tend his deer and distribute his gifts, Where could he some one find? About this he is much distressed, When lo, an idea gives him cheer, Why, Clifton's is the very place, The place "I was last year." With thio in vipw hp etraicrht arm sends A messenger to ask, If the above named firm would take bis wares As they did on Christmas last. With the answeryes, his mind at rest, He quickly dispatched his sleigi and deer, And away to Clifton's his whole out fit sent, And this occured this year. And so you see our stock this year Is of Santa Claus' selection; And surely of all Christmas stocks, His own should be perfection. So come, one and all, both great an<] small. It's here for your inspection. CLIFTON'S PHARMACY. Business College Notes. In our spelling classes we grade according toTîvirServîce rules, four off for each misspelled word, two off for misdivision and one off a wrong use of capitals. The following is a list of those who made over 98 in spelling last month: Misses McAlister, Reese and Scurlock, and Messrs. Hor ton and Russell. We were glad to welcome Mr. Luther Lumus. of the Spring Hill neighborhood, who enrolled with us for the complete course this week. The Debating Club met in reg ular order last Friday evening. The president and secretary be ing on duty and the vice-presi 1 .1· « j A _ i? uein ueinK ausem υπ accuuiii ui sickness, Mr. Horton was aD pointed president and Miss Reese as secretary. The president appointed Miss j Merryback. Messrs, Snipes and Mothershead to act as judges. 1 Resolved that, "The pen is mightier than the sword," with Mr. Moore and Miss Scurlock on the affirmative, Mr. Jones and Miss Logan on the negative, was discussed. After the close of the literary program there was a social hour in which contests were enjoyed and a "city chain" made. Pa pers were then distributed and each asked to draw a book, sword and stump. The papers were then collected, numbered and hung on the wall and voted on by ballot. Miss Lowell Francis' picture received the greatest number ff votes, and Miss Kath leen Mitts' the next. Subject for debate£December 19, Resolved that, "Woman has had greater influence on civiliza tion than man." %* Mr. Α. Ρ Whitney, representing Whitney's Greater Shows, fayored the Journal officé with a business call. The show under Mr. Whitney's man agement is one of the best and clean est aggregations that tour the south. He assures the public that thé exhibi tions are clean in every respect, and that all who visit the shows will en dorse his recommendations. The exhi· tions are given every afternoon and at night at the Fair grounds. Strictly Up to Date. Seven-year-old Peggy was drawing the picture of a house and finally an nounced it completed. "But where are the chimneys?" she was asked. Peggy's face fell for a moment as she noticed this Important omission, but she quickly recovered her presence of mind. "Oh, this kind of a house doesn't need chimneys," she answered calmly. "It is heated by radiators." Believed Fish Had a Language. In the old Roman days the murae nas, or sea eels, were supposed to be possessed of a "language"—"low and sweet," it is denominated by one an cient writer, "and with an intonation so fascinating that few could resist its influence." The Emperor Augustus, it was contended, was the only mortal who could understand this "language." Why Flowers Wilt. Flowers wilt because of the collapse of the individual cells of which they are made up. They remain freeh aa long as the pressure of fluid within and without the celle stays uniform. Epigram. Many a woman's beauty sleep I· really a oat nap.—Llpplnoott'a. A Red Cross Christmas Seal Card on the wind shield of an automobile means that the owner is up-to-date, charitable and kind—a man who succeeds be cause he is willing to give the under-man a lift. Is there a card in the wind shield of your car? If not, why not? To Prevent Blood Poisoning apply at once the wonderful old reliable DR. PORTER'S ANTISEPTIC HEALING OIL. a sur gical dressing that relieves pain and heals at the same time. Not a liniment. 25c. 50c. $1.00. FOR SALE—S. C. White Leghorn cockerels; cheap. W. T. Martin, Route 2, Tupelo, Miss. 36-2t The Charter of Incorporation of The McDuffie-May Drug Company. 1 The corporate title of said company is The McDuffie-May Drug Co. 2 The names of the incorporators are: G. A. McDuffie, postoffice, Net tleton, Miss. C. H. May, postoffice, Nettleton, Miss. C. H. Dabbs, post office Nettleton, Miss. 3 The domicile is at Nettleton, Miss. 4 Amount of capital stock, Five Thousand Dollars ($5000.00.) 5 The par value of shares in One Hundred Dollars each. 6 The period of existence (not to ex ceed fifty years) is fifty years. 7 The purpose for which it is creat ed : To own and operate a general drug store in the town of Nettleton, Miss , or in any other place in said state, or in any other state of the Union where said corporation may see fit to estab lish branches. Said corporation to have full power to buy and sell all classes of drugs, chemicals, patent medicines, or any other line of merchandise they may see fit to handle, also to buy and sell any other merchantable thing or pro duct that may come into their posses sion, fill prescriptions, compound med icines and chemicals in the due course of their business and when not con trary to the laws of the State of Mis sissippi or of the United States of America. The first, meeting of the stockhold ers of this corporation may be held at any time agreed upon in writing by a majority of the stockholders thereof, nonce or saia meeting to De m&uea lu the last known postoffice address, post age prepaid, of all owners of stock in said corporation at least three days before time agreed upon. Ail further meetings of the stockholders shall be subject to call by written notices signed by any two of the stockholders and a copy mailed to the last kno*n address of all holders of stock in said corporation, postage prepaid, giving date and place of said meeting, and at least three days before date agreed upon. 8 The rights and powers that may be exercised by this corporation are those conferred by the provisions of Chapter 24, Mississippi Code, 1906, and amendments thereto. G A. McDuffie, C. H. May, C, H. Dabbs, Incorporators. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT State of Mississippi, County of Lee. This day personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority, G. A McDuffie, C. H. May, C. H. Dabbs, incorporators of the corporation known as the McDuffie-May Drug Co, who acknowledged that they signed and executed the above and foregoing ar tide· of incorporation as their act and deed on this the 6th day of December, 1913. G. E. Francis, 1 38-8t Notary Public. Classified Ads. Ratfes in this column 5c per line Nothing less than 25 cents Real Estate. FOR SALE—My residence in Ve rona with sixty acres ot land. Mrs. James Kincannon, Tupelo. Miss. FOR SALE—Seven room residence on Jefferson street. There are 3$ acres in the lot. Suitable terms will be made for a quick sale. Apply at the Journal Office. For Sale. FOR SALE:—Second hand buggy.· Will sell cheap or trade for corn. Ap ply at this office. CAR LOAD of BUGGIES—Top Bug ori<kB Rnnahniito an/1 Snrrioc Trino. Raymond Hardware Co. 26 Investigate our partial Dayment plan on Diamonds and Jewelry.—Pound Kincannon-Elkin Co., Jewelry Depart ment. Fire Insurance. FIVE HUNDRED MILLION DOL LARS—Combined Assets of Companies of this office represent more than $500,000,000. Savery's Fire Insurance Agency. Hauling and Draying. Good teams, careful drivers. Special attention to moving pianos. W. I. Brown. Both phones. 9 LOST—I lost an overcoat between my farm and the Frisco railroad Mon day. It had brown gloves and head wrap in pockets I hope the finder will leave same for me at the Journal offide and receive reward. *V. L. Clay ton. Our Sale of Furs Continues It is a wonderful sale! Both as to quality and low prices for the qualities are greatly beyond the ordinary and they are on sale at prices so low we cannot hope to duplicate them after this collection is gone. Nearly every woman appreciates the gift of a set of furs. One may wish a scarf to match the muff she already has. Another may want a muff to match her fur trimmed suit. We can supply you. Remember that the early buyer is sure of being pleased and gets the benefit of pick ing from a full stock. We are offering special bargains in shoes for the balance of the season. We can make it to your interest to do your Christmas shopping with us. Come in and let us show you the many bargains in every line of dry goods, shoes, hats and notions. C. W. Hall Tupelo, Mississippi. . Read the Ads for Bargains Allen's Big Stock Reduction Sale Is Still Going On Below we quote you prices on a very few of the many bargains now to be had at this sale: 25 pound sack Granulated Φ 1 |β sugar φ J, 5£ pounds Pea Berry Coffee $ 1 5£ pounds best (25c) roast- Φ1 00 ed Coffee φ 1 6 pounds good 20 cent roast- Φ1 00 ed Coffee φ 1 Barrel "Very Best" $6.25 Φ C 35 Highest Patent Flour φ 1/ Barrel good patent $5.50 Flour every barrel guaranteed to Φ A 85 satisfy you or your money refunded φ 4 5,000 pairs of Shoes going at 20 per cent discount $12,000 worth of staple dry goods, ladies cloaks, meh's overcoats, plush robes, winter underwear and other goods too numerous to men tion at 204) discount. A car load of cooking stoves. A car load of Buggies. Two car loads Avery and John Deere plows and implements. Everything in this stock goes into this big sale. We are selling no cheap " John" Goods, and are making no catch prices. Every article just as rep resented or your money refunded. Buy what goods you are going to need, while this sale lasts. We will save you money on every purchase made. Asa W. Allen Co. 114 North Spring Street Tupelo, Miss.