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The City Itemizer
Established 189*. THURSDAY, SEPT. 25, 1913. Office Phone. 256, Residence Phone, 183, Water Valley, Yalobusha County. Miss. Don’t be afraid to do yonr duty because some one ridicules or op poses you. A man who lias con victions of his own, and courage to advocate them, will be sure to have opposition in this world be cause he runs contrary to other people’s opinions; but just keep right ahead if your conscience is clear. Don’t bother yourself about what the other fellow says; life is too short for that. Some abuse you tbrough envy and others through want of principle, but if you keep right on openly and intelligently and with proper dig nity and character, honest of pur pose and self-respect, those wbo differ from you will respect your opinions.—Exchange. Mr. aud Mrs. B. E. Leland and little son, Master Ralph, left Sun day afternoon for a few days’ visit to Memphis, where they will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Robinson. Miss Nola Walker, of Bogue Chitto, has been spending a few days in our oity this week the guest in the home of her brother. Rev A. A. Walker. -^-4 Mrs Cora Roberts, who has been residing in Taylor for the past year, but who had conducted a successful hotel business in Reives, Tenn., before moving to Taylor, has rented the Boyd building on Wood Street, formerly known as the Gilmer House, and will con duct a hotel business, She comes to our people with high recoramen datioss, and we wish her success in hes business. Mrs. Ben Barrett and little son left last Sunday for a weeks’ visit to relatives and friends in Potts Camp. Miss Lillie Harris, of Los An geles, Cal., who has been visiting our city for a couple of months, the guest of Mrs. J. C. Tate, re turned home today. She was ac companied by Mr.'Paul late, who has accepted a position in that city. Paul is a thoroughgoing and relia ble young roan, and we are ready to commend him at any time. By • the way, Paul, we hope all the fish you catch may be big ones, and that Jack fish may abound, and that they may be as voracious there j as they are here. Mrs. Charles Baker and little son, Master Charles, left Sunday evening to join Mr. Baker who holds a position in the Frisco shops in Amory. Mr. J. W. Thorn left Sunday afternoon for a few days’ visit to Memphis. MISS HILMA SMITH Child MUSIC Specialist Trained and Highly Endorsed by MRS. MARY BOLLING-CHAPMAN PIANO (all grades) HARMONY PREPARATORY KINDERGARTEN Latest Methods and up-to-date Equip ment tor Childrens Classes. Studio Hours 8 a. m. to 5 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Murphree loft Sunday afternoon for a several days’ visit to Memphis, where they will be the guests of Mrs. J. M. Murphree. They are catching boll weevils by the bottle full around and about here. Mrs. Myrtle M. Harris and two children came over from Charles ton last week in her Touring car for a few days’ visit to relatives and friends in our city. On account of having to be absent from my pulpit on the 2nd Sabbath in October, the regular preaching service will be renewed at the Presbyterian churoh on the 4th Sunday in September, one week earlier than was announced. All the members of the church will take due notice and govern themselves accordingly. J. E. Hobson, Pastor. Tbe woman who has formed the habit of saying pleasant things and letting everything that is un pleasant pass without comment is in a position to pour oil on the troubled waters of both social and business life. She is the type that gets the most out of life be cause everyone instinctively turns the best side to her.—Selected. Mrs, J. R. Trusty and Miss Thelma Trusty left Sunday for a few days’ visit to Memphis. Our territorial possessions now consist of tbe Territory-of Hawaii, the District of Alaska, the Philip pine Islands, the Island of Guam, part of the Samoan Islands, Porto Rico, and the Canal Zone. Mr. R. R Porter, of Meridian is in the city for a few days’ visit to relatives and friends. Dr. G. W. Sisler left fast Sunday for a few days’ vist to Memphis. LOST—A Lady’s Gray Rain Coat. Finder will be liberally re warded for its return to owner, Mrs. H. W, Geriner. In a Southern city a colored man, Sam Joues by name, was on trial for felony. The judg'e asked Sam if he desired the appointment of a lawyer to defend him. “No, sah,” said Sam, “I’se gwine to throw myself on the ignorance of the cote.”—Exchange. Notice of Teachers’ Exami nation. Examinations of applicants for teachers’ license will be held as follows: For white applicants, at Water Valley, September 5th and 6th. Coffeeville, September 19th and 20th. For Colored Applicants—At Water Valley, the 12th and 13th, of September; at Coffeeville, the 26th and 27th of September. The examinations will be held in the Court House at both places. Yours, respectfully R. P. Hentz, County Supt. of Education.