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| Those Who Come and (jo I Miss Margaret Boyd, of Dresden Tenn., spent the holidays with Miss Nelle Robins. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Brincat have re turned from Mobile where they spent the holidays with their daughters. Miss Mary Bibb Long left Monday for Summit, where she has charge oi the Latin and English department ii the high school. Mrs. J. J. Cloar has as her guest: her mother, Mrs. M. N. Barnett, ani her sister, Mrs. Maye Wheeler, o; Owensboro, Ky. Sam Long, Esq., of Booneville, spenl Christmas at his home and enjoyed th« festivities ot the holiday season with his friends here. Miss Julia Miller Long left Tuesday to resume her studies at Shorter Col lege, at Rome, Ga., after spending the holidays at home. Jerry Troy left Tuesday afternoon afternoon for Memphis, where he will resume his studies in the business course which he will soon finish. Mr. Ralph Wardlaw, who has been spending the holidays with Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Long and family, left Tues day for his home in Chattanooga, Tenn. The W. C. T U will meet with Mrs. T. W. Livingston January 12, at 2:30 p. m. All members are requested to come and bring dues for 1917. Mrs. J. W. Yates, President. Miss Leland and Masters Stewart and Edgar, children of Col. Clayton’s son, Charles, of Birmingham, Ala., attended the celebration of the Colonel’s 80th birthday on Dec. 22d,and remained a week with their grandparents. Mr. and Mrs, Aaron Gorden, from Billings, Montana, are visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. Jacobson. Mr. Gorden is a brother of Mrs. Jacobson. They will remain a few weeks here and return ing will go through California and Utah, reaching home about March 1st. Mr. Gorden is a planter and stockraiser The Tupelo boys and girls who spent the holidays at home have all returned to their respective schools The teach ers of the public school who spent Christmas week with home folks have returned and both schools, the Tupelo Military Institute add the public school, have resumed work. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Thomas’ hospit able home was thrown open Monday evening for the entertainment of the officers and teachers of the Baptist Sunday school. A short devotional ser vice was held, after which the super intendent, Mr. Joel Berry, made a brief talk. During the evening a social time was spent playing games, after which Mrs. Thomas served a most delicious salad course with an ice. Elsewhere in this issue we publish the thirteenth annual statement of the Peoples Bank and Trust Co. The bad luck which is said to follow the number - thirteen does not hold good in the case of this popular institution, which an nounces its most successful year. The deposits run over a million and a half, which is a remarkable statement. The increase over a year ago is over $350, 000. The volume of business increases annually, and the management are to be congratulated upon the splendid showing made. The Linger Longer Lucy Company appeared at the opera house Tuesday night with a good caste of characters. Their appearance had been well adver tised and a full house was out to see them. The audience was somewhat disappointed in having expected a mu sical comedy when the company pre sented a fun-making light drama. The presentations were all good and indi vidual talent was well represented The disappointment of the audience, however, was offset by the fun making rollicking drama which was presented Mrs. G. T. Mitchell entertained last Friday evening in honor of her house guests The affair was a leap year party and unique proposals were fur nished the young ladies to be passed on to the yonng men. The propesals were collected in a’ cute mail bag and deliv ered to the boys Sad to relate all the proposals were rejected. Games of progressive hearts also furnished amusement. Miss Virginia Mitchell delighted all with her vocal selections and Miss Harley beautifully rendered several piano numbers. Delicious re freshments were served. Dr. John Trice, assistant superin tendent of the Natchez hospitai, spent the past week with homefolks. Dr. Dicks, the superintendent, as a mem ber of the National Guard, is with the Mississippi troops as surgeon on the Mexican border, where he will remain until the Mississippi troops are recalled. During the absence of Dr. Dicks the en tire responsibility of the management of the hospital has fallen into Dr. Trice’s hands. His experience in this line of work, however, has enabled him to handle the affairs of the institution most admirably. He will remain in charge until Dr. Dicks’ return. Miss Laura Richardson has returned from Jasper, Ala., where she spent the holidays. A message from Okmulgee, Okla., | received Thursday morning, announced that the stork had left a bouncing boy at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carlisle 1 Mabry. This adds another to the num ber of grandchildren of Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. McLean, who are very proud that the latest arrival is a boy, being the only one among the grandchildren. The New Year’s ball given by the t members of the Country Club was an : event which was delightfully enjoyed by everyone present. Many visitors from over the state attended and the 1 events of the evening were most de [ lightful indeed, barring the fact that a number of automobiles got stuck in the mud and the occupants held until the next morning before they arrived at i home. Mrs. C. P. Long entertained Thurs day of last week with a beautifully appointed six o’clock dinner in honor of her son, Mr. Sam Long, and her two charming daughters, Misses Mary Bibb and Julia. The table wras lovely, rich lace, cut glass, silver and cut flowers adding their exquisite daintiness. Seven delicious courses were served. Covers were laid for ten and a most enjoyable affair it was for those who had the good fortune to be present. The out of-town guests were Misses Georgia May Miller, Nora Patrick, Kathleen McCarley, of Booneville; Miss Grace Gilbert, of Verona, and Mr. Ralph Wardlaw, of Chattanooga. Mr. C. W Troy Wednesday evening entertained a number of his friends at dinner at his beautiful and hospitable home on Main street. The home was beautiful in its holiday decorations which were in keeping with the happy season. The dinner was all that the most fastidieus epicure could wish and each member of the party gave evi dence in a substantial way of their en joyment. Mrs. Troy and Miss Kate Troy are due the credit for this splen did repast in which their reputations were fully sustained. Mr. Troy is a dear lover of music and had a selection of records ready which strongly ap pealed to the company when played on the Victrola.* Those present were W. L. Joyner, W. C. Raymond, W. W. Trice, J. Q. Robins, D. W. Robins, C. P. Long, J. W. Hoyle, W. D. Ander son and F. L. Kincannon. Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Vincent and children left Friday for Mammoth Springs, Ark., where Mr. Vincent be comes the superintendent of the Gov ernment Fish Hatchery, located there. Mr. Vincent has had seventeen years as a fish culturist, ten years of which time was spent at the Tupelo fish hatchery, where his successful work attracted the attention of his superior officers. He is thoroughly equipped for his new position, and we feel sure that he will manage the hatchery at Mammoth Springs to the entire satis faction of the government. We regret to lose Mr. Vincent and his estimable family as citizens of Tupelo, but trust that they may find in their new home in the Ozarks the same beautiful scen ery that has been so finely described in stories from that section and may the sonshine and benign influence that was left in the hearts ot the people of that section by the kindly natured old Shepherd of the Hills still influence and Notice I have bought the White Way Shav ing Parlor and invite my old friends and customers to call when they want first-class work. None but good bar bers employed. W. T. PAGE. t Col. Clayton an Octogenarian On December 22nd, Col. W. L Clayton celebrated his 80th birthday. The Colonel received many congratulations and good wishes from his large circle of friends. The Colonel' has ;had a long and useful career. His education was received in “The Old Field Schools” of the days of his boyhood. He began the practice of law at Fulton in 1859. He served four years with honor as a Confederate soldier. In 1872 he moved to Tupelo where all these years he has taken front rank in his profession and has been one of the town’s most honored and useful citizens. His many friends wish for him many returns of his birthday. Notice Having purchased the barber shop of A. L_ Hocking in the Bank of Tupelo building on Spring street I desire to inform my friends and solicit a contin uation of their patronage. Only first class workmen will be allowed to hold a chair in my shop All work guaran teed and if not satisfactory I will ap preciate it if you will call my attention to it. Shines will be 5 cents. Thank ing you in advance. I am, Respectfully. KEGGY FARRIS. FOR SALE—My two-story dwelling on Broadway. J. M. Spradiing. 42 , FOR RENT—One dwelling on Main street. Apply to Mrs. J. W. Yates. 42 WANTED-Eggs, Butter and Hides. Highest market prices paid. Copgin Bros., Nettleton. 26 FOR RENT—Office rooms, single or in suite, in the Professional Building. Apply to Dr. L. C. Feemster. 14-tf FOR RENT—Four unfurnished rooms —second story 314 Madison street. Ap ply to J. R. Dabbs, 552 Jefferson. 39 FOR RENT—After January 1, two convenient adjoining rooms, one furn ished if desired. Apply at 408 Frank lin. 39 FOR RENT—New cottage on Wal nut street. Water, lights and all modern conveniences. Apply to A. L. Hocking. 42-2 FOR RENT—Dwelling house on N. Madison. Seven rooms and-halK, out houses and garden. Apply to W. H. Berry 42 ! FOR RENT—Just completed, a five j room cottage,with modern conveniences and near town. Apply to W. L. Stone, ' 402 Franklin street. 40-3 To Cure a Cold in One Day Take LAXATIVK BROMO Quinine. It stops the Cough and Headache and works off the Cold. Druggists refund money if it fails to cure. I W W r.Hni’ff’Q cinnotnr* ' 1 Money to loan on improved farm lands at 7 per i cent and on long terms of 6, 7, and 10 years. Good valuations, and prompt service. Let us help you to ' beat the Boll Weevil. i Apply at the office of— Rankin & Allen Attorneys, City Hall Bldg. Tupelo Davis Young Died at his home four miles ' east of Tupelo, on Friday eve ning. December 29th, Davis Young after a lingering illness. Mr. Young had been ill for several years with heart affection and the end was not unexpected ! when it came. He bore his ill ness with Christian fortitude and ; died peacefully. Davis Young was a native of ; Alabama and came to Tupelo i when a young man and settled \ on a farm east of town. He was \ industrious and frugal and ac- \ quired a competency. He was a i man of correct habits and bore i the reputation of sobriety i honesty and uprightness. \ The remains were carried Sun- \ day morning to his old home \ near Sulligant, Ala., where they * were laid to rest. The sympathy ( of many friends is extended to ( his bereaved wife and children. ( I * .. ( WHAT IS | LfrFQS is an isintosnd Cascara i (a tonic-laxative) pleasant to take « in LAX-FOS the Cascara is improved by < the addition of certain harmless chem- / icals which increase the efficiency of the . Cascara, making it better than ordinary \ Cascara. LAX-FOS is pleasant to take ' and does not gripe nor disturb stomach. ' Adapted to children as well as adults. \ Just try one bottle for constipation. 50c. ^ ( """ ' ' — \ ( ( \ i t \ ( \ i j t r \ t y t y < f I. i i r / Thank You— ji, for your liberal patronage which made , I 1916 a very successful year. Also ex j • press my appreciation for that confidence | ! you so generously demonstrated during the Holidays by placing your orders where you knew you were getting the r right goods at the right prices. t Hoping to merit a continuence of your patronage by giving; you honest f goods at honest prices. I wish for you , a Happy and Prosperous 1917. , I 1 • Yours respectfully, A. A. TAYLOR, Jeweler and Optician. I ________ 1 vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv^^v^^^^^^sj | Tire People s Seven Days \ \ Sale will be at Reed’s, The \ V * “ ------ M 2 Real Cash Store, Saturday, jj | January 13,and All the Following Week. \ c « 2 A $40,000 stock of new and worthy merchandise ! £ bought for spot cash, owned and being sold at prices * 2 today cheaper than we can replace them, and yet * £ for seven days subject to greater reductions, you the ' 2 cash buying public to say what good are to be sold. ' 2 This is the People’s sale. * £ You have ask us for a January sale. £ £ Now we ask you what you want us to sell. 5 £ We have ask 2000 of our patrons what they 5 ft wanted us to place on sale, me things they ask for 2 I will be the goods that we will sell and for one week t we will sell them at prices to please you. 2 Did you ever attend a sale of this kind? t This is indeed a sacrifice sale. A sale given you l in appreciation of your liberal patronage in the past, ' and to show you the advantages we have to offer the 5 cash buyers this year. Cooperating with the cash * buying public against the high cost of living. j Get busy and profit by this sale. Let us know 2 what you want us to sell at a bargain, your request 5 g will be granted. Reed’s Sales are Real Sales. jj ft The Peoples Sale will be the selling event of the J ft season, Saturday, Jan. 13, and all the following week 2 R. W. REED COMPAN Y $ ft THE REAL CASH STORE ]