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I Local Happenings
t Those Who Come &nd do City Clerk Jones spent Sunday ir Booneville. J. E. Berry, of Booneville, was ir Tupelo Wednesday. Mrs. Cochrane, of Belden, spent Tuesday in the city. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Wylie are visit ing friends in Memphis. Miss Alice Currey, of Laurel, spent Sunday with Mrs. Lynch. Miss Frances Faulkner spent a few days in Corinth this week. Miss Marjorie Hicks, of Baldwyn, spent Tuesday in the city. Miss Janie Mallory, of Verona, is visiting Mrs. Geo. Spencer. Mrs. Mufdock, of Okolona, is the guest of Mrs. Z. T. Harper. Mrs. M. P. Henderson is the guest of relatives in Birmingham, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Gandy have re turned from a visit to Florida. J. B. Spradling, of St. Louis, is in the city this week on business. Mrs. Clovis Hinds is visiting her sis ter, Mrs. Phillips, in Booneville. Miss uiga i.inton is spenumg a lew weeks with her brother in Isola. Mrs. J. N. Francis has as her guest her friend, Mrs. Tom Jones, of .Macon, Ga. Mrs. F. M. Savery has as her guest her sister, Mrs. A1 Thomas, of Helena, Ark". Mrs. Marlin Reese has as her guest her friend, Miss Annie Sparks, of Verona Mrs. Tom Lauderdale and Mrs. J. P. DeFord, of Shannon, visited in Tupelo Monday. Mesdames Pyle and Burrow and Miss Ethel Pyle, of Saltillo, spent Monday in the city. Mrs. D. T. Yates, of Sherman, was down Monday tu attend the patriotic demonstration. Herman Trapp has returned from Auburn, Ala. .where he attended school the past session. Mrs. W. B. Turner, of Shaw, Miss., is the guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kirkpatrick. M rs. Will Davis and son, Elvert, of Blue Springs, were among the visitors to Tupelo Monday. Miss Viola Dalton is visiting her brother, Herman Dalton, in Birming ham, Ala., this week. Miss Ethel Patterson, of Verona, is visiting her grandmother, Mrs. W. L Clayton, on Church street. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Walton, of Okla homa City, Okla., are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Turner Clark. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Booker and lit tle son, Billie Green, left Wednesday for Memphis, their future home. Miss Maggie Hay, of Verona, who has been visiting Mrs. Robert Clark for several days, has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Redus and Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Redus, of Shannon, were among the visitors to Tupelo Monday. Mrs. L. C. Feemster, Mrs. Lee Joyn er and Miss Virginia Thomas attended commencement exercises in Nettleton last Friday. Mrs. Alma Kincannon and Misses Imogene Kincannon and Anna Thomas, of Verona, attended the Flag Day ex ercises here Monday. Mrs. T. J. Seawright went to Net tleton Saturday to attend the piano re cital of the pupils of her daughter, Miss Theo Seawright. ‘Mr. Earl Wiley, of Nashville; Miss Alice Wylie, of Memphis, and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wylie, of Amory, were called to Tupelo on account of the seri ous illness of their mother, Mrs. A. Wylie. > <r Miss Nancy Cavett has returned from a week's vfeit to friends in Mem phis. Mrs. V. C. Cavett has as her guest her sister, Mrs. W. 0. Bonds, of Macon, Miss. Mr. Troy Morgan of Lake was at Saltillo a couple of days this week on business and stopped off Wednesday in Tupelo. Mrs. Riley Camp and children, who have been visiting Mrs. Camp’s par ents, Mr and Mrs. J. D. Huffman, re turned to their home in Birmingham Wednesday. ; V. C. Cavett, state agent for the Union Central Life Insurance Com pany, has returned from Olarksdale where he spent a month soliciting for his company. The pupils of South Tupelo school ! will give an entertainment in the South Tupelo park Thursday evening, May 17, at 8 o’clock. Everyone is invited to attend. Music will be furnished by the Tupelo band. The many friends of Miss Bessie Allen are delighted to know that she is now on a visit to her uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Miller at Shannon. Her friends in Tupelo will have the pleasure of a visit to them in the near r., ±_ lUtUlV. Letters from S. 0. Wilson, Jr., to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Wil son. and from Robert St. John to his father, Mr. W. H. St. John, informed them that their boys are now marines on the battleship, Pennsylvania, a j super dreadnaught and the world’s greatest sea fighter. These boys soon displayed their aptness in military tac tics and a place was soon made for them in the regular service. The Pennsylvania was visited by the French commission headed by General Jofifre and two of Tupelo’s boys had the dis tinction of meeting this great military chief. t Statement of the Financial Condition of The Bank of Shannon located at Shannon in the County of Fee. State of i Mississippi, at the close of business May 1, 1917, t made to the Board of Bank Examiners. RESOURCES Loans and discounts __ $ 14,050 00 Overdrafts . Bonds, securities, etc. 1,600 00 Warrants. (State, County, District and Municipal. 57 00 Guaranty fund with State Treasurer. 50o oo Banking house and lot. 2,000 00 Furniture and fixtures. 500 00 Due from other banks . . 20,604 92 Currency .. 1 500 00 Gold Coin. 250 00 Silver Coin, Nickels and Cents . 157 87 Total.$ 71,219 79 LIABILITIES ! Capital Paid in .. $ 15,000 00 I Surplus. 3,500 00 j Undivided profits, less amount paid ' for interest, expenses and taxes 1,426 00 I Individual deposits subject to check 27,002 42 Savings deposits. 24.291 37 Total.$ 71,219 79 I, M. M. Miller, cashier Ho solemnly swear that the above is a true statement of the financial con dition of Bank of Shannon located at Shannon in thecounty of Lee, State of Mississippi, at the close of business on the 1st day of May 1917, to the best of my knowledge and belief. Correct-Attest M. M. Mil.I,PR. Cashier. M. A. Cowden, R. G. Dabbs, Directors, State of Mississippi, town of Shannon. Sworn to and subscribed before me by M. M. Miller this the r>th day of May. 1917. J. I). Springer. Notary Public My commission expires May 3d. 1919. Notice of Special Election In the Matter of a Special Election of Supervisor 4th District. It appearing to the Board that a va cancy has occured in the office of Sup ervisor for the Fourth Distiict, of Lee County, Mississippi, on account of the death of B. F. Gregory; and that it will be necessary that a special elec tion be held to till such vacancy. It is therefore ordered by the Board that the Commissioners of Election of said county be apd they are hereby di rected to give notice of the holding of such special election, which shall be held in said district on the 26th day of June, 1917. Said commissioners shall give ten days notice of such election by posting notices at the court house in said countv and in each election dis trict in said district and by publication for at least two weeks in the Tupelo Journal Sa d election to be held and conducted as required by law in gen eral elections. The Clerk is directed to furnish a cony of this order to th*» election Com missioners and have same putdished in the Tupelo Journal for at least two weeks. Ordered by the Board this the 10th day of May, 1917. A. S Parham, President John M. Witt, Clerk =r= . ■ . —■ E™"1 ■ . ... -= Business Notices FOR SALE OR RfcNT—Cottage on Franklin Street. A. C. Hambrick. 46 FOR SALE—A few choice Big Bontf Poland China Gilts. O. B. Rogers." Tupelo, Miss. WANTED-Eggs, Butter and Hides. Highest market prices paid. Coggin Bros., Nettleton. 26 FOR RISNT—My two-story residence on Green street. For particulars see W. H. Berry. Geo. Spencer. BOARDERS WANTED—Reasonable terms.* 209 Green Street. Wrs T. J. Seawrightand Miss Sallie Kilpatrick. 6 FOR RENT—Two small apartments, or one large, with private bath. Lights water and phone furnished. At 432 Magazine st., Cumb. phone 134. 7 To Cure a Cold In One Day Take LAXATIVE BROMO Quinine. It stops th Cough and Headache and works off the Cold Druggists refund money if it fails to cure. E. W. GROVE'S signature on each boa. .'5c. NOTICE TO MARE OWNERS—I am now offering the services of first-class registered stock at price of scrubs ‘‘YEISERGENTRY, No. P2065,” is a registered saddle horse that goes all the gates naturaly, a dark bay, full 104 hands and will weigh about 1200 lbs? ‘‘ALFONZO II, No. 12331” is a regis tered Jack, black with white points, 164 hands, weight about looo lbs, with lots of bone and substance, the kind that breeds the big mules. I insure a living colt from either of the above i animals for $10, due when colt is foaled or when mare is traded or leaves conntv. 1 I am prepared to examine and treat | and breed all classes of mares scientif ically. Breeding hour 4:30 p. m., each ' day at my barn i mile north of Moore- ( vifle on Saltillo road. Will breed all mares presented that are in a breeding < condition. Don’t come in the forenoon expecting to get service, I am away from? a m. until 4 p. m. Patrons froma distance will be cared for over night without charge. If you have a m^re to breed it will pay you to see my stock before breeding. Yours for busi ness. H. C. Marion. l-8t School Board to Meet Notice is given that the Lee t’ounty School Board will meet at the county court house at 9:3U o’clock a. m., Sat urday, May 19, to consider petitions already on file, and to take up any other business that shall come before this board. Those who have school matters to come before the School Board will please be ready to present same at this meeting. T. M.Milam, Sup’t. of Education. Matinee Club Lowering clouds and a down pour of rain did not dampen the enthusiasm of the Fortnightly Matinee Club, for a goodly num ber assembled at the home of Mrs. J. Q. Robins May 2d. Forestry was the subject for the afternoon, and the program, conducted by Mrs. W. D. Ander sm, was as follows: “The Groves were God’s First Temples”—-Bryant. First Conservations—Mrs. T. M. dark. Selection, “A Forest Hymn” — Mrs. Will Robins. An original story, “Voices of the Woods” —Mrs T. C. Wright. Poem, “Woodman Spare That Tree”—Mrs. D, F. Gentry. Discussion. Arbor Day—Club. Patriotic Story, told by Mrs. c-. vv. troy. Patriotic selections were ren dered on the Victrola throughout the afternoon. Bright, beautiful flowers artistically arranged, combined,with Mrs. Robins’ cor dial greeting, soon caused one to forget the gloom without. Delicious cream and cake was served during the social hour. Mrs. C. H. Clifton will have the next meeting, May 16. Sec’y. Dr. L. Feem9ter and Dr. Pyle of Saltillo attended the Medical Associa tion at Jackson this week. WHAT IS LAX-FOS LAX-FOS IS AN IMPROVED CASCARA A Digestive Laxative CATHARTIC AND LIVER TONIC j Lax-Fos is not a Secret or Patent Medi-1 ! cine but is composed of the following old-fashioned roots and herbs: CASCARA BARK BLUE FLAG ROOT RHUBARB ROOT BLACK ROOT MAY APPLE ROOT SENNA LEAVES AND PEPSIN In Lax-Fos the Cascara is improved by the addition of these digestive ingredi ents making it better than ordinary Cas cara, and thus the combination acts not only as a stimulating laxative and cathar tic but also as a digestive and liver tonic. Syrup laxatives are weak, but Lax-Fos combines strength with palatable, aro matic taste and does not gripe or disturb the stomach. One bottle Will prove Lax-Fos is invaluable for Constipation, Indigestion or Torpid Liver. Price 50c. | Leake &Goodlett |! «j Tupelo, Mississippi j> 1 “We Pay The Freight”! ®->f I -* | We Sell Everything Used in |j | Building a House |j 1 Leake & Goodlett i | ^ The Lumbermen __ JOIN THE CROWDS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTY ' TUPELO, MISS.ll JUNE lst-6th j RED PATH CHAUTAUQUA j Biggest Event of the Year THE WHITE HUSSARS in Two Grand Concerts I -i THE MARVELOUS TORPEDO WITH EARS I THE GREAT RENO IN JSSffiJSSg" I | Lieutenant Donald McGibney 'Tench From jj CIRCUS DAY IN FAIRYLAND -- Wrestling Gyroscope and Mono-Rail Car THE PARISH PLAYERS ,NONERACT plays 11 POPULAR AND INSPIRING LECTURES Other Notable Attractions Adults Tickets $2.00 Children’s Tickets $1.00 If Bought Before the Opening Day Now on Sale Yoii Can’t Afford To Miss This Rare Treat See Detailed Program for Hours and Other Information | We need what you owe us on Subscription.