The Laurel Ledger from Laurel, Mississippi on April 8, 1905 · Page 1
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The Laurel Ledger from Laurel, Mississippi · Page 1

Laurel, Mississippi
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Saturday, April 8, 1905
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^^i-^^;^^v^?^^^: ^^^^^^'I^^'^S^^ I'VI; T A TTTJT7T J^AUJtliJL FublUK«ci Every Saturday. Subscription One Dollaj Entered May 5,1002, as Second-Class Mail Matter, at the Poetofflce at Laurel, Miss.--Act Of Congress of March 3,1879. VTQL. 3. LAUREL, JONES COUNTY, MISS., SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1905. GOA'FJSHING If You Live in Beat Two or 1 Five, ···:M Otherwise Dbri't do It. · ' T h o s e who haVe kicked so ./ 8trenuouslyJ[again8t the'law prb- -'|hifritirig fishing can now "forget I it," .that is those fortunate ' erioueh to reside in Beats Two | · · · ..-:° · t · . . and Five: : · , I At the meeting of .the board hdithis week, -the' restrictions P against fishing with hook and lintf; were removed in Beats Two land Five from date. The citizens I of Beats .Three and Four can fish f after July 1st, and those in One are still denied this privilege. Fishing with hook and line is alone permitted. Any one found violating the other part of the . law will be vigorously prosecuted. , ' ' · - . · ' . . . Following is the order passed by the board: "Ordered by the board that the order or regulation for the .prevention of gaihe passed by the board February term, 1905, be amended so as to allow all persons in Districts Nos. 2 and 5 to fish with pole,Jhook and line only from this date, and in Districts 3 jru-4'to~ / corntrienvoe from the 1st ' of July, 1905." Y M E N I A L . t Mason--Collins. 1 Married Thursday evening at 5ero, Miss., N. W. 'Collins to lias Sudie Mason. The groom is one of Laurel's linost prosperous citizens,,-.being 'identified with a.number of this city's leading business enterprises. The bride is a . charming and accomplished young lady. She : taught school near here last season and has many friends. The happy couple arrived in Laurel Thursday at 4 p. m. and will make this city their future home. ; i · Lampkin--Bonne'r;' \ V i Married vat Starkville./Wed- nesday'afternoon, Mr. H?arry H. ? Bonrier.and Miss Ailee.Lamp- _kin. The .ceremony was per-. formed in the Methodist church .was beautifully .decorated for the Occasion by Rev. 'H. S. Sprag- . gins.' : . -..,; . : - . ,;· .;···.-...·: · ..The, ushers were: T. Roan Waring\and Thos. ,L: Campbell, Qtf Memphis, Geo. D,. ; Dayenport; of ^Iterkvttk and;W; /L. Williams, of Sahd^rsville..; : .; Jvlmmediately after the ^ceremony the bridal couple left.-for . Laurel, arriving tiere Thursday afternoon. · They frillremain for , several days rjefdre going, on a trip to the coast.'- They .will, re- .turn to Memphis, theirV future ]} home, on the'ieth. ; V ; .H-«..-- ·--:· · ' - ' · . . . ·]-·· ······" '· -- f Fred Bartletfc, ,a. well known young Laurelite, and Miss Julia Hameli, of Meridian, were mar; ;;ried-Thursday/ afternoon at five fidian. . · : . . «t is a .promising young mafi with many friends ^here; "The bride is an. attractive , young lady of splendid accomplishments and is not an entire stranger in Laurel. : The young people arrived in Laurel at 8 o'clock Thursday , evening and were given a recep- the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Justice. A number of costly presents were given them by their friends. ^ Mr. E. J. Jenkins, a prominent citizen of Myrick, was in Laurel on business Wednesday. Alfred Ishee, Judson Ibhee and Tom Loftin;- of Mossville, were business visitors Wednesday. Postponed. The lecture at the school, house has been postponed on account of illness in the family of the lecturer, Prof. Pierce. Prof. W. L. Abbott left Thurs- ' ·day for his old home in Georgia in response to a telegram stating that his father was dying: S. D. Boylston, general passenger and freight agent of the Gulf and Ship Island railroad, was in Laurel Thursday and made thid office a pleasant call. Mr. Boylston is working hard to insure profitable truck growing along his line. He is a great worker and is doing everything possible to assist in the promotion of profitable industries along tne line of his road. T. H. Airisworth, "sheriff of Jasper county, was in ; Laurel on business Wednesday. - . ! · ' . S. R. Walker, the well known ' Hattiesburg drummer, was in Laurel on 'business Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Palmer 'and Mrs. Geo. Crary, of Chicago, were in Laurel this week for sev-. eral days the guest of their nephew, L. Weitzel, of Kingston. Gibb Powers, of Gibb, was in Laurel on business Wednesday. Cato Currie, a prominent South Jasper county, farmer, was in Laurel on business Wednesday. Brick Wall Fell. At 8 o'clock Wednesday night "a brick wall 100 feet long by 25 v feet high,, in a warehouse of the Laurel Cotton Milla^ -collapsed.' Fprtunately, this compartment was being used for fuel and the operators of the plant will not be hindered by the accident. No one was hurt. Loss, about $1000. J. A. Tinnori, of Ellisville,,waB; ' a business visitor Monday. Sam Abney, of Heidelberg/was here on business Monday. \ v Deputy Sheriff Walters was in Laurel on:busiriess Monday. ' : ' Mr. and Mrs. Sain Morse, of Mossville, was in Laurel on business Wednesday. . '"·. ·""·' .Jeff and Jesse Hamilton; prom-. inent farmers of Mico, were in' Laurel on business Wednesday. O. P. Cook, a well known and prosperous young Jones coun-; tian, of Gibb, was in Laurel on. b'usiness ' The , many \ Laurel friends of Representative Henry Hilbun will .be gratified -to know, that he will make this 1 city hia iaiure home. He'Vill practice his profession of law wittrMr. R; E. Halaell. SOCIETY'S WEEK Edited by MISS AtTA M. ROWAN SOCIAL CALENDAR FOR flEXT WEEK ; TUESDA Y AFTERNOON: Ladies Auxiliary of Y. M. C.A. at the hall. * . " : ' ' . ' . ' · - · · ' WEDNESDA Y AFTERNOON: Music Club at Tallahoma Club rooms at 2:30 o'clock. Missionary Society of Wain St. 'Methodist Church with Mrs. 0. C. Hunt. · THURSDA Y AFTERNOON: Around Needle Work Society at Y. M. C. A. Hall, Presbyterians in charge. .'', The meeting of, the Ladies Auxiliary at the Y./M. C. A. hall next Tuesday afternoon promises to be one of unusual interest. A program has been arranged, in, eluding a piano solo by Mrs. Chas. Beera, vooal solo by Miss Jennie Taylor and a recitation by Miss Pauline/ Andrews. After which refreshments will be served by Mesdames George Floyd, John Lindsey, C. B. Smith and W. P. Taylor. Opportunity will be given at this meeting to renew membership for the ensuing year. o o Mrs. Mary Hicks returned to Laurel Saturday for a visit to her daughter, Mrs. E. D. Peirce. o o The Stephen D. Leo chapter of the Daughters of the Confederacy held one of its best meetings Tuesday afternoon .at the residence of Mrs. T. B. Bqnner. The attendance was good as wis the program and much important business transacted.. °, ° Miss Lillie Quimby who is doing stenographic work in Meridian spent Suf lay at. home. o o f Mrs. Will Sullivan left Wedi nesday for «). visit to her parents at Lauderdalek Mrs.H..D. Mon,ey accompanied by her little daughter arrived in the city this week and is the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. M. Money. Mrs. MoneyV ^by her charming personalitv/made many friends in Laurel during her visit here last summer: who extend to her a most cordial welcome; contests and potato races which ; were among the most enjoyable .features. ; o o Mrs. Oscar* Heidelberg is enjoying a visit from her cousin, Miss Gray, of Durant, Miss. oo Mr. and Mrs. George Gardiner and Miss Rachel Gardiner returned Monday from an extend-, ed western trip. The Uttle giflV gymnastic class gave "an .exhibition :last Saturday night at the Y. Mi C. Av hall tp a ,yery large and enthusiastic crowd. Miss Eva Robertson" furnished the music for the marching, skipping, drilling, etc. i Instead of the usual basket ballgame there were bean bag o o The Ladies Industrial Society of the Presbyterian church was entertained by Mrs. F. A. King last Wednesday afternoon. o o . , The picnic season was opened last Saturday when a merry party of some thirty-five left over the Gulf Ship Island railroad for a place beyond Taylorsville where a delightful day was spent. o o Mr. Fred Bartlett arrived in Laurel Thursday night from Meridian where he was married on that day to Miss Juli Harwell. Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett were tendered a reception at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Justice on the eve of their arrival, which, place they will make their home. o o f The ladies who so kindly contributed to trte Y. M. 'C. A. supper will find any dishes that may have been left by inquiring . for them at the hall. o o The Laurel Glee Club .met at the Magnolia Annex last night. The feature of the evening was a solo by Frank Brandt. o o After an extended trip to Me; ridian, Mrs. M. L. Polk is again at home. ' New Music House. An exclusive music house is one of the 'new industries for LaureK W. P. Patrick has associated with him John W. Patton, of Jackson, and they have opened an up-to-date general music supply house ( in the building west of Odd Fellows hall. tCim- ball organs and pianos will be handled, besides all kinds of musical instruments^ the newest sheet music, etc. : - / ' : , Miss Jessie Burdick will have charge, of the instruments t and. will be.pleased to-have prospective customers^call at any time. Groceryman J. B. Bridges hadj . a fine horse to get a leg broken Tuesday night in some mysterious manner. The horse had to be sho't Wednesday, morning. Mr., Bridges had just. purchased the animal which was a valuable one.; Jesse B. Morse, of ^Moss, was in .Laurel on business Wednes-' day. .;.';· ';'- . · . . ';.'. ; . , ; . ' " . : ', j : Miles Sims»:a prosperous far-i mer of thf^^erthern part of -·the; .county was in Lawrel on business Wednesday. SPRING OPENING.! Dunagin Whitaker's Milj Opening a Success. Dunagin Whitaker's nary department has beericrov ed since thoir opening, Tuesda April 4. Their six trimmers been quite busy waiting on the? many customers. A big lot of new be on display Monds benefit of those -who ^attend last week. I The line shown best anj ewHihown. · The third talk be given at the Y.J morrow by Rev. For men only. The - sixty day li muzzling ordinanc' and once more, L3 can roam the sweet will. Dr. G. W, Wa Como, 'was .'in j en route home .where he ; hac!{ patients n\ William Green and man. OLD - T I M SAYS JONES COUNTY'S HOUSE IS GOOD ENOUGH "Well,.rve jest heasn plan is on foot to build aj 850,000 court house in Ellisj said Old-Timer as he Thursday. "I want to as here that -I!m agin. it,or al proposition which m'eahs pendin' of a whole lot oi\t| pie's money for nothir Jones county court house] enough for me an' I kn'ov two thousand other vdiersl same fix. "What,- with steel road machines an' conjj this county has sp« enough money for a taxes are already there's the biggei list and land tax sales} since -the reconstruction "I'm in favor of prc all'that/but there's got iE limit. If the court big enough, let 'em builc annexes at a small experi^ we do' hot want a new house when we've alreadyjl the best one in this deestriot|;j "I'm jest souhdinA'^a'h(( warnin'. , It's gettin? time to show the board of/ supeD that the people has- got: ] thing to say'about this r increasin' taxes when 1 as bad as they are r farmers are going, to bet." ·'.:'":'·:;'.':·':' i R^ F. E l l s o f : Miss., wag in 'lfche;~c and Tuesday, the guc · poughdrill and fat " cows and calveaj ' , , ,,~. NEWSPAPER EWSPAPERl

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