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   Laurel Ledger, The (Newspaper) - February 24, 1906, Laurel, Mississippi                                M iipiOVEpHOES iSSKiS i- Subscription One Dollar A ll Matter, at the'Postofflce at Laurel, Oongreaa ot March 1906. NO. 45 f West I- lorn 6th, and at six a'clock (ecame full grown. (Signed) HALSELL DEOURS on Centra moved to its ligan-Whit- fhe building lete but all [been made, Uncle Sam Co. especially The room -is las side door Jitilatipn, tolet new fixtures days. The broken in a new order is expected in not for yet ler it will be Rgan-Whitaker building fitted up it is- not it will of- the best': thought 18 ,-gOOd :but it t-side 'SNOW GRAND A. Hall First Sunday, March 4th. 'are going- to. have a fine, helpful meeting to every nian that comes. The opening willfbV of interest to .all.' There wilfbe four ten-minutes talk: by each of of our Laurel ministers; at the end of each ten minutes address. There will be some of "Laurel's best male voices lieartf _quartetes, etc. Men, you cannot "afford to miss this your meeting. This meeting is for all: You do not have to stay away because you are not a member. That excuse must keep you away; you are: just as welcome as if you were a' membac. Remember the "4 at 4 Norvell. COMPANY E. of the Miss. National Card Makes Creditable Show. Lieutenant Col. -Evans of the United States arniy and Major Hommer Brett' of the National Gard of the_. state made an official inspection of Company E. of Sec. Regiment last night. .Under, the Dick bill" an official inspection must be made yearly of all the compainies of the state militia. Captain J. B. Pack being sick Lieut. W. C. O'Ferrill had charge of the company. The Inspection applys especially to the equip- ments. As has .been the record of Lau- relboys heretofore they received considerable incouragement from Lieut. Col. Evans. So far they show up ahead of any company in the Sec. Reg. Col. Evans suggested that he thought our boys were able to fight. Thirty-five were present, only; one man in town absent. Col. O'Ferrill states that Corn- any -E expects to try for an armory to be placed in the new court house. During their seven years histors they .have never fallen below the required 65 .per cent average attendance. Ellis- ville has worth and Laurel is making a better show than Ellisville. DR. IRA EDWINS _ Carried to New Orleans Thurs- j day for an Operation; I Dr. Ira ;Eddins, of Stringer, was taken from the M. J. 4 K. C. train here, Wednesday evening in a dangerous condition. He had started to New Orleans for medical on reach- ing it was found that he was too weak to continue the trip. Thursday morning he had revived some and left on the early train. He is suffering from an abnormal growth in the stomach the extract diagnosis of which is not yet determined. NOTICE pRLEANS VISITORS J Wjwle Party Pitched Into Lake Narrow Excape. To Stockholders of the Hicks Mer- cantile Company. Why dont' you go to Ray nor s? SHORTHANE "AND TYPE- work and copying a -specialty all writing tield in strict confidence address. Miss Lottie Sujnrall upstairs over Heidelburg Bros. Central Ave. Phone No. 230. "ftf the Magnolia Hotel-by ttfe-mealf day or week. Furnishing Goods Spiring Goods Arriving Daily. The !e LinV Ever Seeh L in Uurel NINE BUILDINGS BURN Laurel Has Another Pire Sunday Night. At 3 o'clobk Monday morning nine, tenant houses in the "bot- i.toms" were burned. Seven of belonged to Dr. Jarvis. 'They were small houses, worth 'about S1500. No insurancee. ;Two of L. E. Goodgame's were worth SlOOO.He carried insurance. The cause ot fire is but supposed to be incendiary, as it in ;two of the houses' about the same 'time'jthese two houses being some two-fifty yards apart. TheVwater mains7are some from where the fire- the boys were .-delayed ..connecting; hose The stockholders of the Hicks Mercantile Company will take notice that the first meeting of this corporation will be held at its office in the building .formerly occupied by the Laurel Mercan- tile Company, in Laurel, Jones county, Mississippi, at o'clock p. m. on Wednesday February 28, 1906. By-laws are to be adopted, directors elected, and such other business trans- acted aa is necessary to complete the organization of said corpora- tion. This February 14, 1906. FRANK GARDNER, E. D. TRAVIS, A. T. J. WALLACE T. F. HICKS, Trustees. Health. .Means the ability to do a good and Walk-Over Shoes [in-Whitakcr Company 7 W.' You cannot ihdfgesfiort or constipation without its upsetting liver, and polutttn'g'lhe blood. a condition may- be 'best quickest relieved by 'Herbirie, ibest liver regulator that'- the wbrtd has, ever known. ;Mrp. D.% W. writes; April :1902V tise Herbine and find it t ;1 ever Johnston Drug An Announcement. I wish to announce to, the pub- lic that I always keep a 'hack with horses harnessed'ready at a moment's notice to attend 'any call' in the City'. I have' de- cided, too, not to send out my hacks for less than fifty cents. I do this because' I appeal only to the. respectable trade. One never sees questionable characters in ray 5 hacks, and .will. If you want a clean hack-in every way i i any hour in the ,and are .willing to pay the cents, 1. 'It is only the'resp'eotable trade to.' None other need applyl V' T.M; TRAVIS, I Liveryinan Phone Duhagin-Wbitaker Co. Edwin Clapp and j at Dunagin, Co. HowliThls? f Cudabsc, The Photographer, has taken, an order for one thou- sand photographic buttons for the fihanoialagent, Rev. Waldo W. of MiM. Thisifl business too. They- all know the old. reliable. Come to Ihe Cudabac opposite Laurel, freeh chops six days in the week. They are dheaper and 'better for'your' oowf than cotton teed meal. V The plank walk, which once extended under the Scenic Rail- way from the long warf at West End to the revetment levee, gave way yesterday afternoon, and about fifteen people, ladies and gentlemen, were dumped into the lake. Mrs. Mary Ulmer, of Laurel Miss, one of the members of the unfortunate party, was badly in- jured. Her right leg was broken by the fall and in addition, she was injured iuternally. R. L. Roberts, who is stopping at 609 St. Charles, sustained a sprined ankle, while the other members of the excaped without all received a thorough wetting. In the party there were Miss Alice Ainswarth, Miss Fanny McKee, Miss Alice Hinton, all residing at 1352 Camp: Mr. and Mvs. Roy Hollingshead, 5015 Camp: Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Roberts, 816 St. Charles; Miss Mary Ulraer, 1352 Camp, and R. L. Roberts, 609 St. Charles. The entire party arrived a day or two ago from Mississippi, and yesterday afternosn went out to the lake. They walked out the long warf until they came to the little bridge leadeing from the big warf to the revetment, just be- fore the entrance of the South- ern Yatcb Club is reachsd. This old warf has been out of repair for a long time, and has been considered unsafe. The members of the party had reach- ed the middle of the walk when it gave way, and the entire crowd was very unceremoniously pitch- ed into the lake. Miss Ulmer was on the bottom, and in the crush her leg was broken near the knee., John Freeland, keeper of the southern Yatch and- Mr. Tom Nobles, a member of that Club, ran to the assistance of the unfortunates and helped to re- spue them frem the waist-deep water. Ulmer was carried over to Freeland.s house where Mrs. Freeland and Mrs. Viyet Geane, a-relative of one of the members of the Club, who was at the club- house at the time, and the unfor- tunate young lady as confortable 'ajj possible. She was carried to the train and the ambulance telephoned for. Upon the arival of the tfain at the the students pronounced the injuries serious' and took the young jady to 'the hospital, 'C The other ladies in the party provided with blankets in; the'Southern Yatch Club.to pro- tect them from the cool night Mrs. Ulmer is a resident of daughter of Mr. A; B. Graham, of Jasper county, and herVmany relatives and friends are grieved to know of the sad accident. She and Laurel Sunday morn- ing to be present at the millinery opening to along that line. Mr. fiioah was among the did ies early-spring, ready-to- we4r hats at Dunagin-Whitaker i NEWSPAPER iNEWSPA'PERf   

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