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The City Itemizer
Established 1894. THURSDAY, FEB. 26, 1914 Office Phone. 256, Residence Phone, 183. Water Valley, Yalobusha County, Miss. Mississippi Childrens’ Home. The first annual meeting of the Mississippi Childrens’ Home So ciety was held in Jackson on Fri day February 6, 1914. The following places were rep resented as follows: Meridian, A B. Amiss; Jackson, J. R. Dobyns, D. D , L B. Mosely, G B. Brower; Vicksburg, Alex. Fitzhugb; Bi loxi, Charles L Rushing; Water Valley, W. A. Nolen; Laurel, Am brose Schauber. The following officers were elec ted to serve the organization, the Governor of the State, by previous motion, having been made contin uous President: J R. Dobyns, Vice-President; J. L. Green, Sec retary; T. B. Lauipton, Treasurer. The resident Directors of Jack son, with the officers, were made the Executive Committee. J. L. Green was re elected Su perintendent, with Mrs. Blanche Green Assistant. The follov7iug were elected Di rectors: Phil A. Garner, T. B. Lumpton, J. L. Taylor, Dr. J. D Harold, D. H. Laudrum, Lester G. Faut. The matter of the erection of a Receiving Home was discussed, the location and establishment of which was referred to the Execu tive Committee. -- m > -- Clyde Poulter, Kansas City, Mo., the Smallest Entertainer on the American platform, will give an entertainment at the Public School building Tuesday, March 3rd, at 8:15, p. m , under the auspices of the Kings Daughters and the Mis sionary Society of the Christian Church. Amission: Adults 35 cts; Children, 20 cts; under 10 years, 10 oen^s. i EGGS FOR HATCHING Hatch Chicks from Single Comb Rhode Island Reds. HEAVY WINTER LAYERS 749 Eggs, in month of January, from 45 Hens. Book your orders now. $ 1 .SO FOR 1S. S. N. BERRYHILL Death of Mr. Lon Smith. A telegram was received in our city last Friday from Monroe, La., announcing the death of Mr. S L. Smith, which occurred at his home in that city early that morning. Mr Smith was for a number of years a resident of Water Valley, and stood high in the esteem of every one. He made our city a good and substantial citizen, and was ever on the side of those things which looked to the better ment of the people and conditions. Nothing but good donduct was ever expected of him. He was a faithful and consistent member of the Presbyterian church and was ever loyal to the duties which fell to his lot to perform Many of our people will be grieved at the loss of this good man who merited their confidence and esteem. The sympathy of our people goes out to the bereaved wife and daughter in this the greatest of all their sorrows. We take the following from his home paper: “Mr. Lon Smith, member of the firm of Smith Bros Ltd., owners of the New York Racket Store, and one of the best known resi dents of Monroe, died at his home on Jackson Street at 8:30 o,clock this morning. Mr. Smith had been confined to his bed about a month but has been in ill health for a long time. Mr. Smith was born in Knox County, Tennessee, ■ sixty.four years ago. He came to Monroe ten years ago and entered business with his brothers in the Racket Store. Mr. Smith is survived by his wife, who was Miss Cbrdia M ore, of Water Valley, Miss., and one daughter, Miss Kate Smith. He also leaves three brothers and !* >r sisters: Messrs. Arthur and Lut her Smith, of Monroe, and Sidney Smith, of Concord, Tenn; Mrs. Christian, of Lamed, Kansas, Mrs. Charles Nenney, of Russel ville, Tenn.; Mrs. S. C. Burgees, of Philadelphia Term.; Mrs, 11 D. Boyd, of Atlanta, Ga. Mr. Arthur Smith has been in New York for several weeks but is en route home and is expected here tomorrow Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock Saturday afternoon from Mr. Smith’s late residedce at Jack sonand Calypso streets. Interment will be in the city cemetery The religious services will be conducted by Dr C. S. Newman, pastor of the First Presbyterian church of which Mr. Smith was a devout member. In the death of Mr. Smith, Monroe loses one of its best known and most useful citizens ” A fine boy baby was born to Mr. and Mrs. Sara Hood last Sunday night. Congratulations to the happy parents. FOR SALE—Two good farm horses—work any where. Apply to Dk. J. J. Askew.