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fsent at the Wood fue aud picnic which in our city last Thurs ■f^^Tbe grounds were fairly ^^^red with a moving and inter rested mass of humanity, You might think it was some job to get enough to feed this multitude—and maybe it was—but from all reports about the suffi oienoy it seemed to be an easy matter this time, for there was plenty to feed all, and to spare, There was a general good fellow feeling permeated the atmosphere throughout the day. The disas trous struggle in Europe, the boll weevil, and jawing politics were * laid asi^e that day. With Capt. Gr. W Price as Mar shal of the parade, Hon. John L Harris as Master of Ceremonies, and the complete arrangement by good working committees, the best of order was in evidence every where. It was a Woodmen barbecue and picnic, and the order was well rep sented, many members from the different Lodges of this great Or der being present to enjoy the days’ pleasures. It was indeed a red letter day for the Woodmen, but merely in keeping with everything they un dertake. Music wae furnished by Mr. W F. Henry’s well organized band, whioh led in the march from in front of Woodman Hall to the Npicnio grounds, adding much to the pleasures of the day. Congressman T. U. Sisson was the speaker of the day, and in har mony with the occasion, was boih entertaining and edifying to the people. This was one of the biggest and most successful picnics ever pulled off in Water Valley. Mrs. W. R. Graham and chil dren, Master Harry and Miss Sarah, of Cleveland, are in the city for a (several weeks’ visit to her father, Mr. J. E. Backstrom, and sisters, Mesdames M. C. Knox and B. E. My Time, Energy and Effort is De voted Exclusively to the We know that if we relieve eyestrain, any bodily disturbance that may have been caused by such strain will be relieved; also eye strain produces fatigue, nervousness, headache, and many other troubles. It is a barrier to the student and workman—then the enjoyment you get out of life depends on the way you see things of life. The Best is the Cheapest. We believe in quality in everything, because it is the absence^Ajual ity, of service and goods that makes the bargain counter glasses danger ous. You get quality in service—quality in goods when you visit US, and the price is no more. CALL, AND HAVE YOUR EYES EXAMINED. Will be at the Herring Hotel Wednesday, August 11, 1915. BYRON MITCHELL, Optometrist Memphis, Tennessee. The following item, which will be of much interest to her many friends in our city, we take from the Greenwood Commonwealth: “Miss Hortense Smith returned home last week from the A. & M. College, where she took the State Normal Teachers' Course, and re ceived a first grade certificate to teach school. We join her many friends in extending her con gratulations.” 100 CORDS Seasoned Oak Wood at $4,50 in one cord orders or more, W. J. DERRICK. Phone 93. -m-*--*> Mrs B. A. Boydston and daugh ters, Misses Seppie and Elsie, left last Friday for a several weeks’ visit to relatives and friends in Amarillo, Texas, • __m t + _ “As you sew bo shall you reap.” Mr. an Mrs. W. M. Warren left last Wednesday for Ruston, La., to be with relatives for a time, and where Mrs. Warren will undergo medical treatment, she having been in a serious condition for several weeks, The many friends of these good people sincerly hope that Mrs. Warren will soon be able to return home thoroughly restored. Little Miss Ada May Landrum returned home last Wednesday afternoon from an extended visit to relatives and friends in Hol landale, where she was the guest in the home of her uncle, Mr. T. A. Landrum. Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Turner and little daughter, Miss Elizabeth, are off for a two weeks’ visit to relatives and friends in Winona and Maben. Mrs. Eldridge Armistead, of Memphis, is in the city for a sev eral days’ visit to her parents, Mr. land Mrs.R. R. Pate.