UcMalry County Independent
J. W, PUBVIANCK, Editor.
fuhll.ned every Friday atSelmer.Tenn.
- SUBSCRIPTION BATES
One year, in advance .. $1.00
8lx Months .50
ler.d at the PotlolBre at Holmer, Tenn., as
second cl matter.
Sexier. Tenv., July 11. 1913.
8. J. KVe.-e.tt...; Judge
.1. B. uranam, (Jlerk
. Third Monday In January, May and
- 1 CHANCERY COURT
M. 1.. Bullock i Chancellor
O. V. Erwin, C. & to.
Pint Monday in March and September
Noah 1'rlnce, Clerk
PnnvAnM flra Mumltiv In iir)i nmnt.h
l-Uijalrd cawo will lie called the first
dmi .if iknnli tarm nviHnt: nn OiiH.rt.orlv
"J ' vvn - 1 - i - - -- -V
Court dayR, and then aiich casew will bt
aalleu on THexday, and the call continued
till tun uocnet la uiopoKca oi.
Court will lie open for probate matter
an avrv Mut.urihtv.
Quarterly Court meet (Irst Monday In
lanuarvi April, .iiuy anu ui'uor
J. C. HOUSTON
ATTORNEY AT LAW
H. P. WOOD
Attorney at Law
fa. K. Aberoathy. Terrv Abernnthy.
ABERNATHY & ABERNATHY
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
II. M. KKNKU1CK
Special attention (riven
dtstae of women
it ud children
W.T. BE I.I.
for uluonic dis
ease and diseas
es of rucuiin
Kendrick & Bell
Ottlee In Flint National Bank Building
BEN E. EVERETT
Buchanon Building Cokintu, Miss
Special attention to Insurance Litigation
Dr. wm. Ross Carter
' Y- DENTIST
All work done neatly and satisfaction
Office in First National Bank Building
Dr. J. C. Curry, of Adamsville, was
here Monday. ' .
J. C. and W. C. Hair were business
callers Monday. ,
Henry Harris was here Monday and
made us a pleasant call.
A. H. Jopling, of Cairo, has been
spending a few davs with home peo
T. J. Hurley, of Chewalln, was on
the bench as a member of the court
J. C. Robinson was a caller Monday
and left a remembrance for his sub
W. T. Pigott, cashier Bethel Springs
Bank, was a business caller Monday
while in town.
Mrs. Ola Bryant left Saturday for
Whiteville to visit her daughter, Mrs.
J. H. Richardson.
W. C. Barnes made glad his friends
this week by presenting his , portly
form on our streets.
G. W. Wilmeth was in Monday and
entered a new subspription for his
sister, Mrs. Abbie Hurley.
Garfield King went with J. W.
rather to Morris Chapel Sunday to
the Sunday School convention. ;
Mrs. J. T. Bagby and babe, of
Obion, came Wednesday to visit her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Stead-
Anderson Henry sent Monday his
annual contribution to religious liter
ature which he has been sending for
Anderson Moore, of Decatur, Tex
as, returned to his native county Sat
urday.. He says McNairy for him,
and that he intends to return with
As the guests of Mrs. Judge Aber-
nathy, Miss Verda Castleberry of this
cojnty and Miss Lou Wardlow of
Montgomery, La., honored us with a
It looked natural Monday to see F,
Floyd on hand. As a member of
the county court for years he always
was present. He says the is now a
Better Than Spanking!
Spanking will not cure children of
wetting the bed, because it is not a
habit, but a dangerous disease. The
C. H. ROWAN DRUG CO.
1 have discovered a strictly harmless
remedy for this distressing disease
and to make known its merits they
will send a 50c package to any read
er of the Independent. This remedy
alio cores frequent desire to urinate
and inability to control urine during
the night or day in old or young.
- The C. H. Rowan Drug Co., are an
old reliable house, 4 ; ,.
WRITE TO THEM TODAY .
FOR THE FREE MEDICINE
' Cure the afflicted members of your
family, then tell your , neighbors and
friends about this remedy. r
".' Summer Tourist rates, M. & 0. Rail
road now on sale at principal stations
to alls the leading Summer Resorts,
North; South, East and West. Call
on Agents for full particulars. a29
We are prepared to
furnish at reason
ble price all blanks
used by Magistrates
and Notaries. Public
I keep in stock Dressed
Lumber,' Flooring:, Ceil
ing, Siding, Casing, Mold
ings, Columns, Brackets,
Doors and Sash, at the
lowest price for.cash. : :
Call or 'phone 1st Nation
al Bank if in need of any
thing h my line. '
Jno. T. Warren, Sr.
J. W. Prather reports a fine Sun
day School , convention at ' Morris
Chapel Sunday. We had intended to
accompany Mr. Prather, but a case of
sudden illness prevented. The next
convention for the 4th district will
be at Crumps Landing.
Dr. and Mrs. Wickwire attended
the trial of Jim Bolin before Esq.
Carothers Friday. The Doctor can
be relied on when it comes to enforc
ing the tick law, and he has the
hearty support of all who are not
kickers on the law.
G. D. Maness slipped a "plunk" in
our hand on the street Monday. We
knew what it was 'for, and in enter
ing credit, found he has the best
record on our books; a first issue
subscriber with a year in advance. It
is a pleasure to have such subscrib
The protracted meeting this week
at the Baptist church, conducted by
Rev. J. H. Turner, of Corinth, began
Sunday and will continue indefinitely.
Good congregations at nicht
and able sermons characterize the
sei vices. But little outward interest
is so far manifested, but much good
The play of "Birds Island" by home
talent last Thursday night at College
Hall was a pronounced success. The
merit of theplay was rewarded by
a large . and appreciative audience.
The play was put on the boards at
Adamsville Tuesday night by ,. the
same company. The play is quite
catchy and all the actors did their
parts in good style.
The honor conferred on L. S. Per
kins in being selected as one of the
members of the National Advisory
Council 'of the World's Permanent
Exposition at Washington, D. C,
shows the estimation in which he is
held by the nation's greatest minds
in promoting this the greatest and
permanent exposition of the world.
McNairy county may feel proud of
this distinction coming to one of her
sons. . ,
R. E. McKinney stopped to spend
a day at Sslmer on his, way from
Memphis' to Henderson Saturday.
He was accompanied by his daugh
ter, Miss Jennie May. As the friends
of Mr. McKinney know, he par
alyzed on his entire right side, and
his mind is affected to that extent
He cannot call the name of anyone,
yet knows them and can in some
respects speak intelligently It
is a most sad and unusual case,
which can bat bring sorrow to bis
Those needing brick in any
quantity call on Will Browder.
who has a fresh kiln just burned.
..For a real July county court
crowd Monday the reputation
was not maintained Good bye
garden truck. You are too far
gone to come back even with a
good rain. ...H. P. Wood has
moved his old office on another
lot and is pushing the building of
a nice three-room brick office on
the old lot next to McNairy Co.
Bank bui dimr. Doc Smith is
contractor and proposes to com
plete brick work in 30 days.......
A safe and same Fourth was Sel-
mer's contribution The white
teachers' institute is succeded
by the other color this week...
This (Wednesday) morning the
rain is timidly falling with every
indication of a great blessing is
comine to this whole legion. So
mote it be While at Corinth
last Friday we had the pleasure
of visitingGish's big store , and
seeing what he is doing in his
great July Clearance Sale. He
is getting big results in large
sales at the cut prices, which are
a reality. Send for what you
want We don't know what
the lazy brigade will do when the
blackberry crop is over The
Mississippi penitentiary seems to
be reeking with graft, and in
human punishment inflicted
It seems there is some hitch in
the confirmation of Mrs. Perkins
a3 postmistress. Senator Lea
asked it to be held up. The inner
circle knows the kitten in
the stove wood....
Sweat's barbecue on the 4th was
largely attended and the best of
order ruled. All enjoyed the
feast The great Annual Re
union and Picnic at Finger Aug.
Second will be the big occasion
of the season Bulgars, Ser
vians, Greeks and perhaps oth
ers are now lighting over the
spoils they jointly obtained from
Turkey. The Turks stand by to
clean up the whole bunch when
they are ripe What a fate for
the little powers who fought
Turkey so bravely and success
fully We would like to have
a few hundred new subscribers
but have no premiums to give,
but offer the subscriber the worth
of his money in a clean, live,
news giving local paper,- run in
the interest of our people, re
gardless of politics or outside in
fluence. No one in the county
can keep abreast of the times
and not read and pay for his
county paper.. The financial
report of the county Monday
shows that an indebtedness of
several thousand dollars must be
met by the present year's taxes.
Young Man, Youn Lady 1
Do You Wish to Attend School?
Where Jou will have the Advantages offered by the
High Priced Schools? If so, attend the
Large Boarding School
The Young Teachers' Home
Thorough Instruction v
Term Begins Monday, Sept. 1, 1013.
A. H. GRANTHAM, Principal.
Via MOBILE h OHIO RAILROAD. Low round trip fare from Jackson, Tenn., CltroneUe,
Ala., and intermediate agency stations. Ticket on aale for all train on Sunday, April 6th,
1913 and each Sunday thereafter to and Including October 12th, and for all train leaving
Meridian. Miss., Citronelle, Ala., and Intermediate station before 12.00 o'clock noon
Monday following Sunday in above period. Good for return to original tfarting pomt
the 7th or 10th day from date of sale, according to fare at which sold.
FINE FISHING' water bathing: boating and driving. Ample Hotel Accommodation.
. ! For illustrated and descriptive pamphlet, showing exact fares, name of
Hotel, etc. apply to Ticket Agents, Mobile Ohio Railroad, or write O. S. ALLEN, Traveling
Passenger Agent, Jackson, Tenn., Q. A. GRIFFIN, Traveling Passenger Agent, Meridian, Miss,
HARVEY S. JONES, General Agent Passenger Department, Mobile. Ala.
Unsightly Face Spots'
Are cured by Dr. Hobson's Eczema
Ointment, which heals all skin erup
tions. No matter how long you have
been troubled by itching, burning, or
scaly skin humors, just put a little of
that soothing antiseptic, Dr. Hobson's
Eczema Ointment on the sores and
suffering stops instantly. Healing
begins that very minute. Doctors
use it in their practice and recom
mend it Mr. Alleman, of Littleton,
Pa., Bays: "Had eczema on forehead;
Dr. Hobson's Eczema Ointment cured
it in two weeks." Guaranteed to re
lieve or money refunded. All drug
gists, or by mail. Price 50c. PfeifFer
Chemical Co.. Philadelphia and St.
Louis. B. L Browder of Selmer, Dr.
T. S. Davis of Bethel Springs. adv
For Cuts, Burns and Bruises
In every home there should be a
bottle of Bucklen's Arnica Salve,
ready to apply in every case of burns,
cuts, wounds or scalds. J. H. Polan
co, Delvalle, Tex., R. No. 2, writes:
"Bucklen's Arnica Salve saved my
little girl's cut foot. No one believed
it could be cured." The world's best
salve. Only 25c. Recommended by
B. L. Browder of Selmer, Dr. T. S.
Davis of Bethel Springs. adv
5 or 6 doses 666 will break
any case of Chills & Fever; it acts
on the liver better than Calomel,
and does not gripe or sicken. 25c
The Independent office is
prepared to furnish legal
blanks at a nominal cost.
J. E. HAMILTON'S
For a Nice, Clean Shave or Up-to-Dats
Clothes. Cleaned and
Pressed to look like new
Agents for the Southern Steam
laundry Basket leaves every
Thursday. Bring us your laundry
Hot and Cold Baths. '
It is free it tells how you can have
local and long distance telephone ser
vice in your home at very small cost.
Send for it today. Write nearest Bell Tele
phone Manager, or
FARMERS' LINE DEPARTMENT
and Telegraph Company
217 SOUTH PRYOR STREET, ATLANTA, GA.
f Pocahontas Lumber Co.
i i n nCORlNTH, : MISS. y--ygrK zgsaa
WE Have in stock at all times long leaf kiln
dried Fig., Clg., Siding and Finish. Also
DOORS, WINDOWS, MOULDING. COLUMNS, BALUSTERS, MANTELS,
f CRATES and TILE, in fct, everything that is needed in your building
i Let Us Make You Prices "Always Selling Lumber"
f a Monday, Sept. 1 msi
j The Selmer High School
i ...II -
a - ) ,
Opens for one of the
! Greatest Years Work in the history of Selmer
j To boarding pupils we say x COME; our homes are
open to you.
f Faculty strong, instructions better than the ordinary
I and equal to the best. A LIVE School for . LIVE
I folks. We have no hobby just plain, unvarnished
a . 1
truth and facts ana worK.
We want you in school somewhere and had rather
have you here.
If vou want to be a part of a band of noble boys and
girls, join our faithful and enthusiastic crowd on
,ept. 1st. ; j T. ROBISON.
"TheUFEofa wagon is what counts
that's why I buy a Studebaker"
'.'That's reasonable, isn't it?"
"A wagon that doesn't last is expensive no
what price you pay for it
"Suppose you buy three wagons, one after the
other, and the three of them don't last as long as one
Studebaker which is the best bargain?"
" didn't find tliia out myelf. I heard my grandfather ay it -
good many year. ago. He (aid he had proved that it paid to buy
Studebaker. 1 followed hi. advice to my own satisfaction.'
"A wagon can't have life in it unles it ha. tho material and
work and finish in it. The Studebaker peoplo have been making
vehicle, for .ixty yeai They ought to know how to make wagon,
right and they do. They have the reputation because they've
produced the good. They don't put the name Studebaker on
until the wagon', right, and when you M the name Studebaker
on a vehicle of any kind it i your inaurance of quality."
"That, why I buy a Studebaker. I trurt a Studebaker wagon
because I trust the people that make them. it', good busineaa.
"A Studebaker promise i. alway. made good."
5c cut Dtalcr or write m.
South Bend, Ind.
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Selmer Hardware Co.
Post Hole Diggers
Bolts, Nails, Screws,
Oil Stoves, Harness,
Ice Cream Freezers,
Pipe and Fittings,
Stoves and Ranges,
Wire and Nails,
And hundreds of
Our stock of Hardware is com
plete always,; and we want your bus
iness. We also carry a complete line of
Write or telephone us your order.
WITHOUT THE KNIFE
sreraalBC rile. iMhtng PUm, BlMdtnt; Pile, FUtul Flssur. and all dUeaae.
at to. JUoihs 6MU aad.ra po.ltlv. HUUTEt.
YOU FAY I0THII6 UNTIL' CURED. ?;.r.
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SEK9 FOR MY 172 PAGE FREE BOOK nM&oTou.r.:
ud poasac. paid. TbaMbMk. eostain much Information ot rat value to auy
sss aft lleted lia ol or an form of racial trouble, and hundreds of tstiuionil
littler. Whether yo taae ireeimenior not jou are welcome to bote
writ, to-oay it will pa yon.
M. NEY SMITH, M. D.lr
Fire and Tornado Insurance
None but reliable companies represented. All clfiw ot
Insurable property written, at the lowest rote a obtainable.
Special low rates on residence, and also have very desira
ble contract on farm property. All Inquiries will receive
- PROMPT ATTENTION
ALBERT GILLESPIE, Agent
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