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Death of Mr. Duke.
Mr. A, R. L. Duke, after only a few days’ illness, died at his home in Shaw last Thursday, and tidings of his death wbb a sbock to his numerous friends here. At the time of his death he was 67 years old. Several years ago Mr. Duke was a resident of our city, and was a most worthy and substantial citi zens, standing high in the esteem of our people. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church and a loyal member. He was a generous, true and thoughtful friend. He leaves a devoted wife and seven children to mourn his un timely death: Mrs. B. D. New berry, of Clarksdale; Mr. Willie Moore Duke, of this city; Mr. Wiley Duke, of Nashville, and Mrs. May Scruggs, of German town, Tenn,; Mrs. Ida Harrison, of Matson; Mr. Doak Duke, of Keutucky; Mias Hathleen Duke His remains were brought to our city last Friday for interment, and after services at the Presby terian church by Revs. J. E. Hob son and T. H. Dorsey, were laid to rest in Oak Hill cemetery, under the auspices of the Woodmen of the World. You can joiu (he FAVOR ITE Club tor $5.00 and gel a range that bakes perfect ly. Richard Buckley, The FAVORITE Store. Mr. John Holloway left last Sunday for a several days’ visit to Coffeeville, Charleston, and Grenada. Cun a .‘iolator of the law afford to enforce the law? Give some attention to this proposition, it is worthy of note, FOR RENT—Three nice and conveniently arranged rooms on Calhoun street. Apply to Mbs. F. C. Shine. Mrs. J. C. Chapman spent last week in Durant the guest of her son, Mr. John Chapman. Miss Thelma Trusty and little sister, Miss Irma Kate, returned home last Thursday from a seven weeks’ visit to Memphis and Little Rook. Tarver-Davis Company funeral directors and 'imbalmers Coffins and Caskets Store Phone 33 Residence Phone 436 Figure It Out. H. G. Edwards, editor of the Troup Banner, and a booster for East Texas, has arranged the fol lowing article and sent it to the press and many of the people in this part of the state. It is worth careful consideration: A Problem for Boys. Find the value of a days’ work in school. I- -Tbe average educated man earns per year_$ 1,000 In 40 years, the average earning period of man’s life would earn_$40,000 II— The average uneducated man earns $1.50 per day for 300 days per year $ 450 In 40 years, his average earning period, he would earn_$18,000 III— The value of the first rnau’s education equals the difference in these earnings_$22,000 IV— Time to secure an ed ucation 12 years of 180 days each_2,160 days $22,000 divided by 2,160 eqoals_$10.18 Therefore each day iu school is worth more than $10. Boys, how do you like the so lution of this problem? Paste this on the inside front cover of your arithmetic.^Try to solve it by arithmetic and by algebra. If you get a different answer than the one given above let us know. —Star of Hope, Hope, Ark. Dr. V. T. Rhine, of Canton, spent last Saturday in our city on pro fessional business. If you want a clean political administration put nothing but your best men on guard. The common curser can not enforce the law because he is a violator of the law. The man who insults God can not care much for law enforcement. AGFNTS—Sell “European War at a Glance,” the book of facts. Gives the true causes, statistics, etc. Everybody at fever heat. Everybody wants it. 300 percent profit. Retails 50c. Complete book and particulars sent to agents for 25c. Circulars free. J. J. Lipsey, P. O. Box 59, Jackson, Miss. Mrs. W. T. Cooper and little daughter, Miss Eva, returned home last Thursday from a couple of weeks' visit to Memphis. Notice to Contractors. Notice is hereby given that on the firit Monday in September, this being the 7th day of said month, that at the north door of the Court House in Coffeeville, Mississippi, bids will be received for the building of the following described road: Beginning at the Tallahatchie County Line, running to Ned Lawson’s House to inter sect the Scoby and Preston Road, a distance of about one mile. Plans and specifications now on file in the Chanoery Clerks office at Cof feeville, Mississippi. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. This August 7th, 1914, R. Spearman, Clerk, --♦ Ten people can join the FAVORITE eluh Sept. lath.