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The City Itemizer
Established 1894. THURSDAY, APR. 7, 1910 Yalobusha County. Miss Office Phone. 256, Residence Phone, 183, Nothing adds more to the at tractiveness of a town than clean, well kept streets. Are the streets of Water Valley clean? Just look at them and judge for yourself. Looks to us like a great improve ment could be made, we don’t know what you all think about it. Put your old papers in barrels or boxes, and then take them out into the back way and burn them. The ashes don’t look as bad as the the old paper and other trash. In this way you can help keep down sickness. The other way you fur nish germs nice and cozy residen ces in which they can hide away and raise large and healthy fami lies. You just can’t calculate the industry of the germ family. Let’s make an effort to discount their efforts. As an illustration of what we mean: One old dirty, trifling boy can keep one tired mother and four tired sisters busy cleaning up after him all the time. Well, it’s same way with a community. Dir ty people can keep any number of wagons cleaning up after them all the time, Help keep the streets clean, you thoughtless fellow. WANTED—One'good second hand one-horse Wagon, Apply to L. J. Addington & Son. J. H. Goodwin, one of Water Valley’s most substantial, pro gressive and enterprising colored citizens, has established an un dertaking business in Water Val ley. He has made ample prepara ration to meet the necessities of his people in undertaking fur nishings, and desires to call their attention to the fact that they may call on him when they need any thing in that line. His under taking department is over the liv ery stable of Addington & John son. THE SAFEST AND QUICKEST WAY TO TRANSFER MONEY IS BY Long Distance Telephone FOR RATES APPLY TO LOCAL MANAGER CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO Incorporated, D. R. Wagner, Pres. W. B. Mauldin, Cashier Bank of Water Valley Water Valley, Mississippi. Will extend liberal accomodations and loans for all worthy and legitimate "purposes. You are invited to call and see them, as they are anxious to accommodate. Ample provision is made for the safe keeping of all deposits. ' YOUR BUSINESS IS SOLICITED. Miss Cordia Gilmer returned home last, week from a months’ visit to Yoacum, Texas. ——--• - Mr. Sam Atkinson returned home last week from a several days’ visit to homefolk in Kosci usko. Miss Ella May Groves returned last week from an extended visit to relatives and friends in Cofifee ville, --*> T We are glad to see Mr, J. L. Barnes able to be out after suffer ing several weeks from a broken limb. Mrs. Agnes Taylor, of Indiano la, is in the city for a several days visit to her numerous friends, the guest of Mrs. M. P. Rogers. - - Mr. J. R. Hodnett, who for the past several months has been practicing law in Indianola, came home last week and will settle down to business in one of the best towns in the state. John, we are glad to have you back, and wish you every success. Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. C. J. Petti son and daughter, of Chicago, have been spending several days in our city the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Strolin. We know the Cumberland Tele phone and Telegraph Company is making enough money to fur nish a better trouble wagon than the one they are running in Water Valley at the present time. Come across, gentlemen, keep your bug gies up to the standard of your company. The stock of gents furnishing goods of Mr. J. R. Cahill has been purchased by Mr. W. J. Bowles, who has placed them temporarily in the H J. Jennings old stand, until his new store is completed. He is offering the people great bargains. Call on him and he will prove it to you. The younger set have organized a society to be known as the “Set of Spoons,” composed of Misses McLarty, Davidson, Peacock, i Markette, Mattingly and Blount.