The Laurel Ledger from Laurel, Mississippi on June 10, 1905 · Page 4
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The Laurel Ledger from Laurel, Mississippi · Page 4

Laurel, Mississippi
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Saturday, June 10, 1905
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Th« Mill Remnant Sale They have many more bargains to offer to cash buyers the coming week, which , will positively end the sale at White Bros. t Will be continued One Week longer Sale Closes Saturday June l?th Odd Fellows Building c Our orrespondents 1^- - f Sandersville Mr. and Mrs. Trest of Laurel were pleasant viitors to relatves Sunday. Dr. and Mrs. Bailey of Kingston were in town Sunday afternoon. Miss. Ama and Nora Davis of near town attended the regular meeting of the Winnie Davis club, Thursday night. Miss Stella Ernest was the guest of Mrs. Freeman Thursday. The many friends of Mrs. Freeman will be sorry to learn that she is sick again. , Mr. Irwin Thornton and Miss Birdie Goodgame of Laurel were in town for a short time Sunday afternoou. Mr. Momie Bostiok returned home Thursday from Clinton where he has attended school the \ session. t/ Mr. and Mrs. Singeton Smith of Carriere returned to there home Monday after a pleasant visit to home folks here. Mr E. E. Perkins our popular druggist is building a new drug store when completed will add greatly to the appearence of that part of town. East Laurel, Times are very dull over here as every one is busy laying by com and plowing cotton. The Howard, sshool opened last Monday with 26 scholars under the able management of Prof. W. F. Cooper. We think the school will increase and run alright. Mr. Jo* Clanton of Pleasant Hill is spending a few days with Mi. H. G. Walters this week. Mr. H. L. Smith who left here last winter for Mobile writes that he is coming back up here just as quick as he can get here. Erata We are having some fine weather this week for killing grass. Mr. T. E. Woodard made a business trip to Ellisville Friday. Mr. Bob McDaniel and sister Miss Orena made a flying trip to Laurel Saturday. Mr. Eddie McArn left Sunday for Stringer where he will * begin work. Miss Sallie K. Smith left Monday for Haney wheie she will spend a few days. Mr. A. B. Sharber of Laurel was in this town on business Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Fall spent Sunday with home folks in Erata. Mrs. W. J. Saul and daughter Miss Ella was the guest of Mr. W. W. Giger family Friday and Saturday. Mico. Mrs. J. D. Permer.ter and little one of E. G. Camp are visiting relatves in Mico this week. T. J. Lyon is preparing his first-shipment of squashes. He reports a first-rate picking. L. M. Holifield made a business trip to Summerlahd the latter part of-the week.., Mrs. Hendriokaon of Laurel is visiting relatives here at present. Mr. and Mrs. Carney Sumrall ·pent Sunday last in Moss. Prof Marion Hill of Pennilville visited his old singing class at Lamar Sunday, Mr. Sims, one of Sharon's best singers was there also. Eugene Welborn, who for some time has been employed at Brookhaven, is home for awhile. George Mathews, one of Lucky's most knowing young men was a Mico visitor Sunday. Bruce Myrick happened to get his buggy broken up yesterday. Lnckily no one was hurt.' Dissolution Notice. The partnership heretofore existing between Eazell Harper composing the Laurel Pressing Cluh is hereby mutually dissolved, Milton Eazell having purchased the business and will conuct it in the future. O L D - T I M E R TELLS OF AN EARLY LAUREL INCIDENT. Your Sweetheart Boys, may not, through modesty, suggest it, but she certainly would prefer Memphis Ice Cream to , any other. Bring her here for ice cream and all the season's popular drinks. We have every desirable flavor at our fount. [ohnston Drug Store "Well sir, I'm glad you are going to have a Fourth of July celebration this year. It will be a kind of reunion for everyone. We'll meet friends here that we haven't seen in a year or maybe longer before. Folks has commenced countin' on the Fourth of July celebration at Laurel and the Heidelburg picnic formeetin' up with old friends an' as I know some folks in this neighborhood that is afraid to go to Heidelberg, its a good thing for them an' many others that we ajso have one here. "Strange how it takes attractions to draw folks to town these days. I can remember that about the time the North-Eastern railroad first came through here, folks would go thirty miles jest to see a train whiz by. I remember a big crowd from out about where Mossville and Mico now is come in here one Sunday to see the train. There was a big excursion going from Meridian to New Orleans an' about twenty coaches loaded to the guards passed through Laurel, which was then jest a flag station, without slowin' up. One lady who everyone out there knows turned to her husband, who was standing open mouthed right near, an* said: Ol' man, that thing is going to forget an' come through here side-ways some of these days and will clean up this place. Let's go home, I wouldn't live here » for' nothing, -Well they've got 'em a railroad of their own out there now and can see the kyara every day, an' have learned by now that they don't come through side ways, J suppose," said Old Timer M he jrsfctt* hto way (tot th* ' 7 On Tuesday June 20, the Queen fc Crescent will operate a popular low rate excursion from Meridian to New Orleans and return. Special train will leave Laurel at 9:08 a. m. ar- "· riving New Orleans at 2:45 p. m. The rate for the round trip from Laurel will be 82.76. Returning the special train will leave New Orleans at 8:10 p. m. Wednesday Jund 21, 1905. Tickets will be I good only on special excursion trains in both directions. The excursion will be under the management of the railroad company and good order will be maintained. This is an excellent opportunity to visit tse city at extremely low cost, and allows sufficient time for both business and pleasure. For further information apply to your local agent. Geo. H. Smith, * Gen. Pass. Agent, New Orleans. La. W / H Y M E N I A L SPAPFRI MARTIN--HERRIN D. E. Martin, a well known young railroad man of this city and Miss Hattie L. Herrin, were married Wednesday evening at 7:45 at the West End Baptist church, Rev. E. M. Laird officiating. The young people will make their home in Laurel. MORSE--ISHEE June 4.--Ira Morse and Miss. Cora Ishee, well-known ycung people 61 Mossville, were married Sunday afternoon at the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. ahd Mrs. B. F. Ishee, Rev Z. K. Gillmore officiating. Tom Hosey, of Vernon, was in Laurel on buiness Monday. Dr. H. C. Riley, of Mossville was in Laurel Tuesday. Di\ Riley has been on the sick list for sev- ,ei«l day*. SPAPFR

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