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The City Itemizer
Established 1894. THURSDAY, MAY 12, 1910 Yalobusha County, Miss. Office Phone. 256, Residence Phone, 183. Mr. W. S. Turnage left Tues day for a weeks’ visit to relatives and friends in Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. V. R. Patterson spent Sun day in Enid visiting his parents. -- Prof. S. P. Walker has been re elected Principal of the Yalobusha Connty Agricultural school. Prof Walker has done an excellent work for this school, and we may expect to have good reports from his work in the future. It will be only a few days now until the Census takers will close their work. Well, get in line and have yourself enumerated. You can be of assistance to the census takers if you will. If you know of any one who has been over looked, or who may have forgotten it, just call their attention to it, that their names may go in the statistics. Some times men forget to vote if their attention is not called to it. Mrs. E. M. Howd and little grand daughter, Miss Linda Mc Larty, and Mesdames J. M, Allen, J R. Smith and Miss Edith Bad dley left Monday morning to attend the State Convention of the King’s Daughters which meets in Greenwood from the 10th to 12th. Sunday evening, May 22nd, has been selected as the day to decorate the old Soldier’s graves, a program of which will be found in this issu . of the Itemizer. Now is the time for our people to begin to save flowers for the occasion. Keep this in mind and be ready to send flowers on that day. -0 mi Mrs. Reps Jones, of Knoxville, Tenn., arrived in the city Tues day for a several days’ visit to relatives and friends, and will be the guest in the home of her - brother. Mr, R. R. Pate, ten. PROGRAM Of Memorial Service and An nual Decoration of the Soldiers Graves Of Confederate Veterans and Federal Soldiers at Oak Hill Cemetery Sunday May 22, 1910, at 2 O’clock P. M. 1. Meet at Court House at 2 o’clock p. m. 2. Music by the choirs of the various churches of the city. 3. Prayer by Rev. J. E Hobson. 4 Music by the choir. 5. The Address by Rev. J H. Mitchell. 6. Music by the choir. 7. Benediction by Rev. W. J. Derrick. A line of. march, double file, will be formed as follows from the south door of the court house: 1. Citizens, ladies, gentlemen and children. 2. Sons of Veterans. 3. Daughters of Confederacy. 4. Veterans. The head of column, on reach ing the gate of the cemetery, will halt and form in open order. Vet erans will move forward, followed by the sons and daughters, and march to the Monument, the Vet erans forming on the west and south of the Monument, and Daughters on the north and the Sons on the east. Music by the choir. Adjutant, J. M. Meece, will call the roll of the Conderate dead buried in the cemetery. The assembly will then proceed to decorate the graves of all Vete rans, both Confederate and Federal. After the flowers have all been distributed, the assembly will con sider themselves dismissed. Rev. J. W. Bell, of Charleston, on his way to attend District Con ference at Abbeville, Btopped over and spent Monday and Tuesday in our city mingling with his old friends. He is just a little young er than he used to be, Election of Teachers. At a meeting of the Board of School Trustees held Monday night, the following excellent corps of teachers was elected to conduct the destinies of the Water Valley Public Schools next session: Superintendent,—Prof. N. E, Traywick. Teachers—Misses Gornie Mayes, Minnie Frederick, Mary Morgan, Clyde Adams, Virginia Crook, Lula Erikson, Mary Biles, Mary Scarborough, Maude Crowell, An na Brown, Bettie Boyd, Hattie Benson, Kathleen Hadaway, May Carr. ArtTeacher-Miss Lottie White head. Music Teacher—Miss Hilma Smith. COLORED SCHOOL. Principal—Prof. Dick Blount, Teachers—Julia Hawkins Carr, Edna Coleman. Mr. Loyd Pearce, of Birming ham, spent a few days in our city this week visiting his father, Mr. R. D. Pearce. -- Mr. L. C. Dunn is at home on a furlough from Norfolk, Va„ for a fifteen days’ visit to his numer ous friends, the guest of his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Dunn. Re-appointed. Dr. N. M. Wood was re-appoint ed Post Master for Water Valley Monday. He has served the peo ple well as their Post Master, and we congratulate him on his re appointment, and hope that his next four years may be completed with greater success to bis official incumbency than ever. Mrs. J. M. Colson left Tuesday for a several days’ visit to Pine Ridge where she will be the guest of Mrs. S. H Lambdin. - m 9 - Mrs. Charles Hutchinson and four children left Tuesday for Vaiden where they will join Mr. Hutchinson, who preceded them a few weeks ago, and make that city their future home. We wish for them many friends and much I happiness in their new home.