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... * - I U5Q per Annum "BIS JTTST AJSTD FEAR JSTOT.’’_gl.BO per Aaniim f VOL. 41 TUPELO MISS. FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1914 NO. 42 Mb' ' Board of Superviors € — The Board of Supervisors me! V Monday with President B. F. Parker, of the first district, pre | siding and the following mem bers representing the other dis f| tricts: F. M. Roper, second W. T. Pound, third; W. D. Me > Gaughey fourth and I. B. Cog gins, fifth. The first session of the board is one of the busiest of the yeai and requires considerable time to complete the work. In those districts under the old law roac overseers must be appointed, the juries are selected and other im portant matters disposed of. The question of a county de pository was settled by the board bv making each of the four banks in Tupelo county de Dositories. the money to be di vided between them. The rate of interest agreed on was 3£ per cent daily balances. This rate was bid by each of the banks. The disposition of the county funds will prove entirely satis factory to the taxpayers. The unprecedented supply of money as shown by our bank deposits and the result of the biggest crop ever grown in the county, sold at a high price, has made money cheaper than it has ever been in this section. The board was unable to secure a greater rate of interest on this account. JThe division of the money among all the banks places the deposits in the hands of a much larger number of taxpayers than if only one bank had been sel ected- The board acted wisely in this disposition of the funds ami their action meet w'iti? £ general favor. \ The Grim Reaper. JAMES CLAUNCH. At his home near Blair, Mr. James Claunch died duringChrist mas week following a short ill ness. Deceased had resided ir the community where he died for many years and was a good citi zen, neighbor and friend. His death is mourned by the entire community. G. W. RODGERS. Died, at his home near Blair, ' Sunday night, the 4th inst., Mr. G. W. Rodgers, after a long ill jess from Bright’s disease. Mr. Rodgers was one of the county’s best citizens and his ucaui TT ill WV * ''O* — his large circle of acquaintances. He leaves a wife and children to mourn his loss. f — # HARLEY BUTLER, f After an illness of four days with pneumonia Mr. Harley But ft ler died at his home near Chap Jpleville Monday. Dec. 29. Mr. ^ Butler had been in his usual good 5 health and on Christmas eve I night acted as Santa Claus at a Christmas tree at Chappleville. He was taken sick soon after and died within a short time. £ Mr. Butler was a young man, in the prime of life, and occupied J|a prominent place in his com munity. He was honored and £ respected by all, and his death is ";|a source of general regret. Quarterly Conference. The first quarterly conference of the Mooreville charge will con vene at Mooreville Friday, Jan. 16. All the officials are earnestly requested to be present with ful [ reports. Geo. A. Baker, Pastor. ^ Bermuda Hay—Baled—For Sale. 0, f B. Rogers. Tupelo to Entertain Schools. Representatives of the North east Mississippi School Associa tion met here Saturday for the purpose of selecting the time and place for holding the annual field day exercises. Aberdeen, Houston and Tupelo were bidders for the honor of entertaining the children, and the honor was voted to Tupelo by a majority of the representatives. Both Aber deen and Houston would no doubt have entertained most royally. The former citv entertained the association in 1912, and the as sociation was most delightful to the visitors. Houston has never had the pleasure of having the association meet there. The location of Tupelo logic ally fixes our little city as the point of meeting on field day. Its central location and accessibility makes it by far the best place for the meet. The expense of reaching this point would be less than any other point in the district, besides the visitors can reach here early in the morning from all directions and not be wearied by the trip. Tupelo feels a just pride in be ing selected as the meeting point and will use every effort to make the day pleasant for those who attend. Friday, April 17, was selected as the date of meeting. Farm Demonstrator Here. R. L. Pough, of Waynesboro, arrived in Tupelo the 1st inst. and was installed as agricultural dem onstrator for .the county. He was accompanied by State Agent Wilson and District Agent Willis, who came here to place Mr. Pough in line with the work he is expected to do. He will visit all sections of the county and endeavor to reach all our farm ers and induce them to diversify their crops and cultivate them along scientific lines. Demonstration work will be undertaken wherever it is practi cable, and the farmers of the county should get in touch with Mr. Pough with the view of de riving every benefit possible from his work. Cole-McNeese. On the 4th inst. at the home of Keith Barnett, near Brewer, Miss Magnolia McNeese was married to Walter Cole in the presence of a few friends. The marriage came as quite a surprise to the families of the contracting parties, who were not taken into the confidence of the young people. The bride is the attractive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brown McNeese, while the groom is a successful farmer of the 5th dis trict. The ceremony was said by Esquire Barnett. Fire at Graded School. At noon Wednesday the roof of the old school building was discovered on fire and the alarm turned in. In the meantime Supt. Windham and Prof. Milam, assisted by the boys, had suc ceeded in getting water on the flames from buckets after climb ing to the roof. The fire de partment responded promptly, but the flames were extinguished and it was not necessary to use the hose. The damage was nominal, fully covered by insur ance. _ \ For Sale—Good single bar rel, breech loading, 12-gauge •hot gun, cheap. Can be seen at Journal office. STATEMENT SHOWING CONDITION OF THE PEOPLES SANK 4 TRUST CO. LEE COUNTY’S LARGEST BANK OF TUPELO, MISSISSIPPI, ON DECEMBER 31, 1913 RESOURCES Loans and Discounts.$ 489,296.38 Overdrafts. 6,998.92 Bonds. 77,921.57 County and City Warrants. 14,350.12 Real Estate.-. 25,000.00 | Bank Buildings. 23,000.00 Furniture and Fixtures. 9,862.52 CASH RESOURCES Cash on Hand.$ 55,69437 Sight Exchange. 271,982.14 Loans on Cotton. 368,089.66 695,766.17 $1,342,195.68 LIABILITIES / Capital. .-.$ 125,000.00 Surplus. 40,000.00 Undivided Profits. 18,955.29 Semi-Annual Dividend. 6,250.00 Bills Payable. 50,000.00 DEPOSITS...1,101,990.39 ~~$1.342,195.68 |___ J. J. ROGERS, President JOHN M. ALLEN, Vice-Pres. M. E. LEAKE, Vice-Pres. S. J. HIGH, Cashier S. S. HARRIS, Asst. Cashier DIRECTORS: J. J. Rogers R. L. Pound E. C. Hinds J. A. Bonds John M. Allen W. L. Joyner S. P. Clayton J. D. Furtick M. E. Leake H. C. McNutt L. C. Feemster E. M. Percy D. W. Robins Z. T. Harper J. b. Burrow S. C. McNiel J. M. Thomas R. W. Reed J. D. Bjran D. T. Yates 0. B. Rogers F. L. Spight P. K. Thomas S. J. High Growth The Best Proof of Service •’(4* DEPOSITS Dec. 31,1908 $315,204.22 Dec: 31, 1909 463,590.08 Dec. 31.1910 - - - 659.579.45 Dec. 31,1911 - - - - 705,162.46 Dec. 31,1912 • - 1,051,419.40 Dec. 31,1913 • I.HN.99C .39 In conducting the affairs of this bank the manage ment has always believed that men of good business judg i ment and eonsewatfvetdea* appreciate sive bank, conducted on safe and business lines; that its growth and success are the community’s gain; that such a bank best protects the interests of its depositors, and thus , proves its greatest help to commercial development and credit of the community. % With strong financial backing, every modern protec tection against fire and burglars, and up-to-date methods in every department, we invite your business, feeling sure of our ability to please. I THE BANK THAT TREATS YOU RIGHT j Mutual Culture Club. Mrs. Ed Armstrong most de lightfully entertained the mem bers of the Mutual Culture Club and a number of invited guests at the beautful home of Mrs. Watson Friday afternoon, Jan.2. Mrs. Armstrong was assisted in receiving by Mrs. Will Brown and Miss Sadie Gentry. Mrs. R. 0. Perkins called the meeting to order and announced that the afternoon’s study would be Charles Henry Smith, better known as “Bill Arp,” whose writings are known and enjoyed because of their humor and por trayal of everyday life. The following was the pro gram: Life of Bill Arp, Mrs. Turner. Vocal solo, Miss Sadie Gentry. Selection, ‘‘Mrs. Arp Goes Off on a Visit,” Mrs. McClure. Reading, Mrs. Hulsey. Selection, “Opera House, ” Mrs. Hall. Paper, “Humorous Writers of Mississippi,” Mrs. Windham. Table Talk, “Who’s Who and Why.” At the conclusion of the pro gram Mrs. Armstrong served de licious refreshments in two courses. T' will be with Mrs. James Trice. A civic pro gram will be rendered. Mrs. F. L. Spight, Recording Sec’y. Presbyterian Guild. The Young Woman’s Guild have now a membership of 53, 11 of which were added during the year 1913. In the year 1911 the guild made its first payment on the organ, $1,000; in 1912 the second, $350 with interest, and at the begin ning of 1913 hau $252.02 in the treasury. During that year we made the third payment on or gan, $300, also the fourth, $350, each with interest, thus paying ' out since Jan. 1, 1913, $724.75, which cancels our debt on organ. Other expenses during year were $33.20. This does not in clude small amounts spent for decorating the church on special occasions and sending floral tributes. Total amount paid out during the year 1913 was $757.95. The guild can now say the organ is paid for and we are free of debt. Antoinette Clark, Secretary. WANTED—1000 cases fresh eggs. Write or phone us for prices. Swift A Company, Tupelo, Mias. Cures Old Sores. Other Remedies Won’t Cure. The worst cases, no matter of how Ion* standing; are cured by the wonderful, old reliable Dr. Porter's Antiseptic Healing Oil. It relieves Pain and Heals at the same time. 25c, 50c. RUB-MY-TISM vWill cure your Rheumatism Neuralgia, Headaches, Cramps, Colic, Sprains, Bruises, Cuts and Burns, Old Sores, Stings of Insects Etc. Antiseptic Anodyne, used in ternally and externally. Price 25c. - - --- ' • •"———— 19 14 Let’s start the New Year right. We appreciate your business of the past and expect to show on appreciation by giving you the most for your money quality considered in 1914 you have ever had. You can get what you want when you want it. £inttpkiit’Pegne$ Company TUPELO, MISS. ' *... /. -r. „ . . ,. " " . '