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The City Itemizer
Established 1894. Water Valley, Yalobusha County, Miss. Office Phone, 256 Residence Phone, 183, THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1916. An Unusual Boy. The following, from the Com meroiol Appeal of May 25th, in reference to Mr. Smiley ShipmaD, son of Rev. W. S. Shipman, who, when a resident of our city, was quite a small boy, wdll be read with interest by the host of friends of the family. Rev. Shipman was for several years the very efficient Manager of the Methodist Or phan’s Home located in Water Valley, but now in Jackson, and he also served ooe year as pastor or the First Methodist Church, and both he and his most excellent family were held in high esteem by our citizens: “Smiley Shipman, oldest son of Rev. W. S Shipman, of Itta Beua, Miss , who holds an unusually good record in school and college life, going 11 years to the best schools and colleges of the South ou his own expense, without missing a single day from school in five years. During high school young Shipman worked after school hours and accumulated a little bank ac count of $225 by the end of his high school term. With this he entered “Sawney” Webb's school at Bell Buckle, Tenn., when only 14 After remaining with Mr, Webb three years he entered Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., where he has been for three years. Not only has young Shipman made his own way, but has assisted his father in keeping two younger brothers in college at the same, and by his work and saving has purchased the college book and stationery store and is making good with his investment. This shows what a boy may do when he really prefers an educa tion to the alluring demands of Don’t Fail to See Allen 1 If it’s a Bicycle, you want to see Allen. If your Bicycle is out of order, take it to Allen. If your Gun won’t shoot right, bring it to Allen. If your Typewriter won’t work right, call Allen. If your Sewing Machine stops sewing, call Allen. If your Lawnmower won’t mow, bring it to Allen. If your Music Box is out of order, bring it to Allen. If your Scissors won’t cut good, bring them to Allen. R. Li. A IjLE 3NT * Griinsmitli. _ society and is willing to pay the price. Young Shipman is held in high esteem by all familiar with the de termined efforts of the boy.” Mrs. N. J. Stephenson, of West Point, spent a few days in our city last week to be with her cousin, Mr. J. K. Smith, who was seriously ill. -m - Miss Leva Biles left last week to spend the summer in the home of her brother, Mr. J. E. Biles, in Chattanooga, Tenn. Mrs Emma Sledge left Saturday to spend the summer with relatives and friends at Kilmichael where she will be the guest in the home of her daughter, Mrs. Maude Holliman. Mrs. M. F. Reeves, of Drew, came up Friday for a several weeks’ visit to her son, Mr. Eugene Mize, just west of city. On Tuesday, May 80th the 64th sessiou of the University of Mis sissippi, at Oxford, closed with the largest Graduating Class in its history. One hundred and twent two young men and women from the states of Mississippi, Tennes see, Arkansas, South Carolina, II linois and Washington, receiving degrees from the several depart ments of the University. Twelve young men received two degrees each, making a total of one hun dred and thirty-four degrees con ferred on the 1916 class. Notice of Trustee’s Sale. By virtue of the authority vested in me as Trustee in a certain Deed of Trust executed by Kemp Avent and Alsie Avent, his wife, in favor of G. W. Ray burn, Guardian, said Trust Deed record ed in Book U, page 300 of the land Trust Deed Records in the Chancery Clerk’s office in Water Valley, Mississippi, de fault having been made in the payment of the indebtedness therein secured, and having been requested by the beneficia ry to foreclose the same, I will, at the south Court House door in Water Valley, Mississippi on Monday 12th Day of June, 1916, being the first Monday of the regular term of the Circuit Court of the Second District of Yalobusha County, Missis sippi, within legal hours, expose for sale, at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash, the following lot of land, to-wit: The property used and occupied by the said parties of the first part as a homestead in Water Valley, Mississippi, containing, by estimate, ten acres, more or less, in the southwest corner of the southeast quarter of section five, town ship eleven, range four, west, and fully and partitularly described in deeds from S. M. and I. T. Blount, dated June 2nd, 1888, and from E. H. Sims, dated May 10, 1877, and from J. S. Menkin & Co. dated August 25, 1895, and from R. L McCain and Samuel Brown, dated Au gust 15, 1894, all of which deeds being of record, and it being intended to em brace all the descriptions into one, and that far these deeds above referred to are made a part of this advertisement, all the above described property being just outside the limits of the city of Water Valley, Yalobusha County, State of Mississippi, as the line existed in 1911. The title to the above property is be lieved to be good, but I sell and convey as trustee only. This, the 11th day of May, 1916. J. G. McGOWEN, Trustee.