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The City Itemizer
Established 1894. THURSDAY. APRIL 29, 1915 J. A. BLOUNT Announces for State Senator. VVe are authorized to place in this week’s issue of The Itemizer the name of Hon. J. A. Blount, of Grenada, as a candidate for a place in our State Senate in this the 28th Senatorial District, composed of Grenada and Yalobusha counties. Mr Blount is a native Missis sippian, born in Covington coun ty, a graduate from the literary aud law departments of Milsaps College; was Principal of the Charleston schools for three years, and is now practicing law in Gre nada, being a member of the Gre ada law firm of Caldwell and Blount, also of Caldwell, Bount & Boswell, of Cotfeeville. Mr. Blount is able, active, am bitious young man, just entering the prime of life; loves his State and has confidence in her future and her people; believes in pro gressive Democracy, as a rule, for a progressive people in a pro gressive age. He purposes to make an active canvass of the District; hopes to meet and know his people, and give them an opportunity to know him and what, he stands for; and he is seeking this office both be cause he considers an election to this place an honor for any man, and because he wants to serve his State and be recognized as one of her busy, useful sons. Mr. Blount asks an investigation of his personal fitues for this itn portant office, his qualifications and ability, and solicits the sup port of the Democratic voters of the District. Rev. J. E. Hobson and Hon. R. F. Kimmonsare attending Presby tery which is in session at Tut wiler this week. —-C -- Mrs. J. F. Walker, of St. Louis, and Miss Lillian Stallangs, of Memphis, are in the city for a several weeks’ visit to Mr. and Mrs. W. J. King. Ole Miss Vocal and Instru mental Quartette at School Auditorium, April 30. This high class aggregation will appear at the Public School Audi torium tomorrow, Friday night, April 30th, under auspices Public i School. This attraction visited our city | iu February this year, and gave our ! people a high class entertainment i an entertainment which was great ly appreciated by all who attended. As before, the Concert will con sist of Solos, Duets, Trios and Quartetts, both Vocal and Instru mental, using in the work six dif ferent instruments. Each mem ber has been especially selected in regard to their musical ability. You can rest assured, if you at tend, you will be royally enter tainment by these musicians who have prepared themselves well for the occasion that you may have the best. Admission—Children, 10 cents; Adults, 25 cents. The Itemizer acknowledges the receipt of an invitation from the Faculty and Graduating Class of the Yalobusha County Agricult ural High School to attend the Graduating exercises which take place Friday, May 7th, 1915, at 8:45, School Auditorium, Oakland, The Commencement Address will be delivered by Hon, W. H. Smith, of Jackson. The following compose the Class Roll: Bessie Eula Logan, Presi dent; Eunice Clyde McCullar, Secretary; Lillie Margaret Daniel, Hattie Overton Franklin, Sarah Bertha Harrison, Jessie Blair Overton, Anna Grace Overton, Florence Drake Perkins. Mrs. Landon Chambers, of Mar vel, Ark., has been spending the past week in our city being called here by the illness of her mother, Mrs. J. T. Quinnelly. Dr. M. Porter entertained his Sunday School class, No. 5, taught by Robert Myers, with a delightful banquet at the Eudora Cafe last Tuesday night. It was a most en joyable occasion, This class won the entertainment by having the largest attendance during the first quarter. Presbytery. Tutwiler is getting ready to re ceive and entertain the delegates to the North Mississippi Presby tery of the Presbyterian Church, who will meet there next Tuesday night for a two days’ session. The Presbytery will be opened at 8 o’clock next Tuesday night by Moderator Baron Leland, of Water Valley, and the introductory ser noun will be prfeached by Rev. J. E. Hobson, D. D„ of Water Valley, The stated clerk of the Presbytery is Rev. .J, E. Brown, D D , of Ox ford, brother of Rev. Morrison Brown, of Sumner.—Sumner Her ald Progress. The following compose the Grad uating Class for the 1914-1915 term of the Water Valley Public School: Kathryne Addington, Cor alie Hervey Blackston, Sadie Back stroin Carr, Mary Herron De Poyster, Minnie Maude Markette, Sara Elizabeth Markette, Daphne Milam Miller, Ruth Agatha Park?, Gladys Inez Sissell, Ora Jane Wright, Leland H ugo Bowles, Phillip Yontz DePoyster, James Greer MoGowen, Clinton Lee Morgan, Thomas Gladstone Pears, Dewey Arthur Rhodes, Elmer Oren Tarver, Paschal Lowrey Woods, Miss Lucille Walker, of luka, selected by the Commercial Ap peal in the "Beauty Contest” as one of the rive prettiest girls in Mississippi, will be remembered as one of the ’“Walker Sisters” who gave a Voice and Expression re cital here last winter, Let every one vote their coupons for the ten days of the contest and send Miss Lucille on this Western trip. -^ Mollie Derdeu Brown Chapter, U. D. C., has decided upon Sunday, May 9th, as the day for the Deco ration of the old soldiers graves in Oak Hill cemetery. Everbody is requested to send flowers to the Court House by 1 o’olock on that day. A complete program will be given next week. Judge J. G. McGowen spent a few days last week with his aged mother in Hernando. Mrs. A J. Jones, of Winburn, is in the city for a several days' visit to relatives and frieuds MissGiBdys Hubbard leaves to day for Blue Mountain to spend several days with friends. The host of friends of Mr. J. B. Atkinson will be glad to learn that he is improving after a three weeks’ illness.