Jackson Daily News from Jackson, Mississippi on June 22, 1906 · Page 8
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PACE EIGHT. JACKSON EVENING NEWS: FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1906. SATURDAY JUNE BARGAIN JUBILEE We will sell all $5 and $6 Men's Shoes and Oxfords at 1he 6m A BAR MEETING HELD . SESSION IN THE COUNTY COURT HOUSE THIS MORNING. Resolutions Adopted Commending the Appointment of Chancellor R. 13. Mayes to the Supreme Bench, -Where He Is Now Serving. A bar mooting of thi attorneys ff the district of Hinds county was held at the court house this morninp. to adopt suitable resolutions in regard to the former chancellor, Hon. Hold. i). Mayes, recently appointed to the .supreme bench of the state. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Chalmers Alexander, one of the members of the local bar, who briefly explained the purpose of the meeting, citing the example of the bar in former cases at the termination of thf chancellorship of the late lamented Chancellor Conn, and other chancellors, and stating the fitness of suitable resolutions In consideration of the admirable career of Judge Mayes while presiding over the chancery district. The present chancellor, Hon. Garland G. Lyell, was chosen chairman of the meeting. Messrs. Chalmers Alexander, C. M. Williamson and Judge h, Ilrame were appointed a committee to frame resolutions. The resolutions thus prepared and adopted are as follows: Whereas, since the last term of our chancery court in the first district of Honds county, our state, through its chief executive, in resognitlon of his past services as a jurist, and his fitness for the position, has chosen our former chancellor, the Hon. Robert B. Mayes, to the membership of the supreme bench of our state: And, whereas, we, the bar of the first district of Hinds county, wish to voice our high esteem for him. and our appreciation of his past career as our chancellor, and our commendation of his selection to his present, position: Therefore, be it resolved: 1. That we hereby express our approbation of his past admirable services to the state as an upright and impartial judge, and our high esteem for bis probity and integrity. As chancellor he has h-vn fearless and earnest in his search for right. His decisions have been characterized by honest con--iction based upon careful consideration of law and issues. As an individual his career among us has been that of a courteous. Christian gentleman. Both in the forum and in private life, his demeanor has been ihatof constant counts.;,- to the bar end other of ficr-rs of the court. 2. Resolved, further. That in his present position as one of our supremo bench, we pledge to him our earnest and cordial support, believing that lie will continue to uphold the high degree of ability and lienor which have characterized the former occupants of that high tribunal. ".. Resolved, further, That the court be requested to place these resolutions upon the minutes and that a copy thereof be delivered to Judge Mayes as testimonial of our expression above set forth. You need some nice music for the, summer evenings. We aro receiving the Bwellest line of Bheet music ever seen in the city. Did you know we were selling Victor Talking Machines on the Installment plan, $1? to 1D0. Records. 35c COc and $1. Costs you nothing to call and see us. J. T. Lackey & Co. Capiiol Street Opening Day of the W AROUND THE CITY. 63 000 000 cwoOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOufti , Mr. A. W. the city. Cooper, of Forest, is in Mr. A. the city W. on itent, of Westville, is legal business. in Mr, V. U. Canton, of McComb, is registered at the Lawrence house. Miss Annie Mai Kennedy, of New, Albany, is the attractive guest of! Mrs. 11. K. Blakeslee. Hon. J. M. Cashin, a well known member of the Greenville bar, is transacting business in the city. General Superintendent George F, Gardner, of the Gulf & Ship Island system, is transacting business in the city. Misses Mary Arlim and Anna Rummef, both of Xew Orleans, are the welcome guests of Mrs. I.. F. Chile;1. Hon. Stone Doavours, of Laurel, former chancellor of the coast district, is transacting legal business in the city. Slate Senator K. H. Moore, of Bolivar, one of the foremost members of the lawmaking body, is a visitor at the capital. Jackson's water supply was cut off from ten o'clock last night until shortly before nine o'clock this morning. No previous warning had been given of intention to cut off supply while repairs were being made at the plant, and as a consequence thousands of citizens were unprepared this morning. Cooks had to get breakfast wit;, out. water, morning batch were dispensed with, and work on a large number of buildings was delayed for more than an hour. Relative to the discussion lo the effect, that a convention should be railed to nominate all the subordinate candidates for state offices including ail except Ihe candidates for governor and 1'nlted States senator, .Slate Auditor T. M. Henry, who Is a candidate for insurance commissioner, says be i,s opposed to any such plan. He has alvvavs lie it an advocate of general state pri-n'iries. and believes they have result-m1 in good in various directions. He is willing to submit bi.s candidacy to a direct vole of the people and will cheerfully abide the result. These primaries were intended to and in a large sense do take the place of the general election and Mr. Henry lieves the people should have same right to vole directly for the subordinate candidates as for the two higher ones of governor and I'nited Slates senator, ami thai any other plan would prove unsatisfactory. Nearly every one is inlereste.d in attractive pictures and Eyrich & Co., want to show you those which have just, come, as they are different from what has usually been shown. Remnants on sale at rday and Monday. See in Sunday's News. Whiting's Sat-advertisement j22-lt 9 ow At Patton's Music Store UNI 23 Mr. MeGhee Poftor, a former Jackson boy who now holds a responsible position with a mrge oil mill at Birmingham, is spending a few days with friends and relatives at the capital. At (lie morning police court session Kmtna Smothers was fined $25 and costs for i. licit retailing, and there sm'others the police expect, to round up within ihe next few hours. Bryan says that the trusts are going to be a very live issue in the next campaign, and he is right about It. The people of Ohio are threatened with a special session of the legislature . There are sumptuous things and inexpensive dainty things In the New Rookery's display of bride's gifts. Tills is the month of brides and roses, and they are prepared for both better look 'ern over. At St. Louis this week an important, meeting of representatives of union machinists employed on every railroad system in the country was held to discuss measures looking to equalization of wages and working conditions. JUDGE NO MAN. You can't judge a man by his clothes, but it's always the well groomed fellow who gets the second look. For fine Tailoring see T. B. DOXEY, Merchant Tailor. Phone S50. 12S E. Capitol St J4.50 Meal Tickets now $;i.75 at Creamery Restaurant, West Capitol street. ,(J-20-5t) Which Shall It Be? Having tried all other remedies, will you continue to suffer through false pride? Don't be foolish, repeated eye headaches sap one's vitality and bring about a general nervous breakdown ! Let mo relieve your headache by removing the cause with proper glasses. Save your eyes and' nervous energy! E. R. v. SEUTTER OPTOMETRIST. 526 E. Capitol St. Jackson, Miss I New Summer Goods j YOU WILL HAVE USE FOR. ARRIVED THIS WEEK 50 dozen Holedroof Sox, 6 pair for $ .50 25 dozen Ch. Guyot Suspenders, a pair 50 and 75c 50 dozen New Four-in-Hands, each. . . .50 and 75c 1 gross New walking Cains, each 5Qc, 75c and $1.00 20 Steamer Trunks, each $5 00 to $16.50 36 Suit Cases, each $5.00 to $16.50 3G Hand Bags, each. $4.00 to $2000 250 dozen Arrow Collars, 1-4 size, per dozen. . $.50 50 dozen E. & W. Collars, per dozen. $2,75 150 Umbrellas, each $. 2 5 to $4,00 25 dozen pairs Fancy Sox. alllkinds. per pair 50c 25 doz. Cool, Plain, Clean Underwear, per suit $1.00 20 doz, Cool, Thin Nightshirts, each. . 75c to $2.50 5 dozen Paiamas, per suit $1.50 to $3.50 Come to see us at New Goods eibelman 1 09 Si ateT Street MRS. BARKSDALE DEAD ONE OF JACKSON'S MOST BE - LOVED WOMEN PASSES AWAY. Widow of the Late Major Ethelbert Barksdale A Long and Eventful Life Brought to a Close Funeral Takes Place Saturday. Mrs. Jane Barksdale, widow of the late Major Ethelbert Barksdale, died at the residence of her daughter, Mrs. George K. Harrington, on North President street, shortly before ten o'clock this morning, after an illness of several weeks. The passing away of this sainted wo man removes one of the few remaining ties that link the capital city' of the present with Jackson of the past, and a volume of interesting history could be written of ihe memorable "events with Which her earthly career- h.ts been more or less directly connected. The deceased was the widow of Major Ethelbert Barksdale, "the Sir Robert Peel, of Mississippi," a statesman and journalist whose life work is indissolnbly associated with the history of the state just prior to and immediately following the civil war. He was a member of the Confederate congress, and as the editor of the Jackson Clarion played a conspicuous part in the crusaifc against carpetbagger rule, and the bringing of order out of chaos during the dark days that followed the period of civil strife. Mrs. Barksdale had reached the advanced age of eighty-one years. She was born at Rutherford, Tenn., on the 12th of February. 1820, the family afterwards removing to Mississippi and locating in Holmes county, where she was wooed and won by the brilliant and dashing young journalist who was destined to play such a conspicuous part in the affairs of the commonwealth In later yearE. After the death of her distinguished husband, Mrs. Barksdale made her home with her only surviving daughter, Mrs. George K. Harrington, and for the past decade she had been surrounded with every loving care ami kindly attention by devoted relatives, to whom she was a living benediction and a blessing. One son, Mr. Edwin Barksdale is surviving. The fuueral will take place at the family residence on North President street Saturday morning at half past ten o'clock, the services being conducted by Bishop Charles B. Galloway, after which the remains will be Interred in Greenwood cemetery. Chairman S. IX McXalr, of the railroad commission, leaves tomorrow morning for, Hrookhaven, where he will confer with the business men of that place, who have requested that the railroads JMtaWMjiired to provide better passenger depot facilities. Mr. McNair, believes that the railroads should be required to build a union station at Hrookhaven, as three roads now enter that place, and after ascertaining the sentiment of the citizens of Brookhaven he will take up the matter with the officials of the three roads. BELHWEN COLLEGE cordially invites the public to a PIANO RECITAL hypupils of Miss Eagan, College Chapel Friday, June 11 AT 8.00 O'CLOCK. i the same old stand. ; Every Week. Brothers! IT STARTS TOMORROW ! JONES-KEN N I NGTON ANNOUNCE THEIR BIG SALE One Quarter of a Million Dollars Worth of Fine Merchandise is to Be Offered to Shopper at Marvel ously Low Prices. One of the greatest mercantile events in the history of the south will be inaugurated Saturday morning at eight o'clock at the mammoth " store of the Joues-Kennington Dry Goods Company, corner of Congress and Capitol streets. A quarter of a million dollars worth of merchandise is to be placed on sale at prices that are nothing short of astonishing, it will be a sacrifice sale in every detail, the chance of a life-time to secure the finest qualities of goods at prices marvelously low, in many instances below the actual tos't of delivery In Jackson from the large markets of the east. The sale will attract thousands of shoppers to Jackson from the surrounding towns, and it therefore behooves the local shoppers to be on hand the first day and make their selections. The slock is large, the largest, in fact, ever carried by a mercantile establishment in this city, and the firm has expended nearly one thousand dollars in advertising the sale outside of Jackson, which means that the people in the surrounding trade territory will come to Jackson by the hundreds each day to take advantage of the marvelous bargains. It would require many columns of newspaper space to adequately describe . the , many exceptional opportunities, to buy the best goods on the market at astonishingly low-prices. An idea may be gained from the display advertising of the firm, but even 'this is insufficient. The opportunity can be realized only by attending the sale and seeing what the firm has to offer. Remember, the sale starts propt- ly Rt eight o'clock Saturday morning. Go early. IS KUROKI GEN. MACDONALD? An Impossible Tale That Comes From Bazaars of India. Bombay. A curious tale is going the rounds of the bazaars In India. It is believed by every native that Gen. Kuroki, the niarvedous Japanese commander, is no other than Sir Hector Macdonald. Many persons have never believed that the brilliant English general is dead, and not long ago there appeared in the Ixindou Times an offer of a reward of $3,000 to any one who had seen his dead body. It is also a fact, that Sir Hector was once invited to go to Japan to train the Japanese army, and he actually mentioned it to Lord Roberts. No honor has ever been publicly bestowed upon Kuroki, who appears to have vanished as suddenly and mysteriously as he appeared. Even the Japanese, with all their reticence, confessed to a correspondent that Kuroki had much foreign blood in him. and the American journalist declared he was a Dutchman. Rudyard Kipling first, lifted the vei' showing a little of the mysterious workings of the Indian bazaars. The celerity with w hich they spread rumors of events taking place at great distances is familiar to all Anf'.o Indian residents, but invariably baffling to them. Tlits mutiny of the Sepoys was known throughout India almost as soon as it occurred, and it h!is been an unexplained mystery up to date how the information waa so rapidly disseminated. Both the life and death of Sir Hector Macdonald were full of romance and mystery. His exact age is not known; the circumstances of his death and burial are obscure. What is known is that Macdonald was a Scotch crofter lad, that he enlisted in 1S71 and that he served in the ranks 10 years. His rise to a major general and K. C. B. was the result of pure soldiering. In the Afghan campaign, at Kabul, on Majuba Hill and at Amdurmau he won fights and fame. After the Boer campaign he was given a high command in India, ami then in liHKl came the report that he had suddenly left Hindu-stain "on private business." On this business he reached Paris, and there read in a newspaper that, he was to stand a court martial on "grave charges." Then came the report that immediately on reading this paragraph he went lo his room and shot himself. At first it was decided that, the general was to bo buried in Paris, but a new surprise appeared in the person of his widow, of whose existence the war office did not know. By the express wish of Lady Macdonald the body or as rumor says now, the coffin was sent, to London and unceremoniously huddled away to Scotland in a baggage van. The body, or the coffin, a public cemetery at, 0,,'UI In the morning. The coffin was not opened from the time it left, the Paris hotel. Special Cor. American-Journal Examiner. It is said that Zlon City is honeycombed with fraud. The affairs of the place are being investigated, and the fraud bejng brought to light, right along. New Pictures are here that we want to show you, because they aro so attractive better than merely pretty, having a kindly 'thought expressed. EYRICH & CO. CRYSTAL SPRINGS TOMATOES Tomorrow and Saturday Also full line of other Vegetables. The Galceran Co. Phone 781. At the "FERNDELL STORE" "Ferndell" Hawaian Pineapple 35c "Ferndell" Coffee 20c, 25c and 35c "Ferndell" Tea 75c "Ferndell" Marasquin Cherries, pints 50c "Cream de Menthe" Cherries, pints 50c Glace Pineapple and Cherries, J. 111. BLACK PHONE 248, FOR MEN We have the CROSSETT SHOE at $3.50 and $4.00 and the BANISTER SHOE at $5.00 and $6.00. 'They don't make 'em any Taylor M. A. ELLZEY, Manager. WE ARE SHOWING A MOST COMPLETE LINE OF GOLD BROOCHES SET WITH ALL THE POPULAR STONES IN VOGUE, NOT AT FANCY PRICES, BUT FIGURES THAT CAUSE THEM TO SELL C. A. Richardson Co. 417 E Capitol St JEWELERS Shoo-Fly Saves You Money! Not only for the comfort of your animals,' but as a matter of clear profit CUxx 1FI The Animal's you should use SilOO i ly Friend. It , kills every fly it strikes. Insuring cows perfect comfort while in pasture, at a cost of only a few cents daily. : One-third more milk where Shoo-Fly is used. Death to all insects. Quart car 1 Gallon cans 1 . Q 0 T. P. BARS? 8c SON Telephone 80 320 Pearl Street Roller Tray Trunks The most convenient Trunk made. We have just received a big line of them from $8.00 to $25.00. Also a fine line of Suit Cases and Hand Bags, ranging in prices from $5.00 to $25.00. Let us show you before purchasing. LOGAN PHILLIPS Clothier and Gents' Furnisher 108 East Capitol Street. Reiss Chocolates, Shrafft's Chocolates, Lowney's Chocolates, Peters' Chocolates, Martz Stick Candy. F. & H. SPENGLER EAST CAPITOL ST. Coopers Wei The hotel at this popular resort is now open. The water Is the best for all kidney and malarial troubles. For particulars bb to rales, etc., address the proprietors, . . S. & H. SPENGLER, Raymond, Miss. per. pound... 50c GROCERY CO. 111 W, CAPITOL ST WHO CARE better. Shoe Co. 113 SOUTH STATE 8T, OOCHES

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