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Laurel Ledger, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1908, Laurel, Mississippi THE LAUREL LEDG VOL. VIII. NO. 12. LAUREL, JONES COUNTY, MISS.. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1908. PER YEAR. SUDDEN DEATH Changes Social Reception Hall to House of Sorrow and Mourning. HEART FAILURE ENDS The Gardner Business. The public -will be pleased to i know that the Prank Gardner business is moving on without a hitch. This has been divided and looked after by different parties. Mrs. Gardner is. manag- ing the private affairs through the assitance of the First National Back. Mr. Hurst has charge of the partnership, or contract, of 10 NE HUNDRED Life of Mrs. A. P. Blue While Attending Social Gathering at the Home of Mrs. George Gardiner. Mrs. A. P. Blue, wife of A. P. roadmaster of the Mobile, kfackson and Kansas City Rail- rpad, died suddenly of heart 'failure while attending a recep- tion at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George S. Gardiner Saturday afternoon. She was taken ill uponreaching the Gardiner home. On reaching the reception room upstairs she showed signs of be- ing ill and complained that she was not feeling well. The guests! left the room, feeling that she would be in her usual normal 'ictadition after minutes quiet. She grew worse and a physician was called but before his arrival she expired. The death was a serious ahock 4o Mrs. Gardiner and the large gathering of her friends who had called to attend the reception. The remains of Mrs. Blue were removed to her rooms at the Lau- rel Hotel, where preparation for burial was made. They were conveyed to Meridian Sunday night and her burial took place there Monday morning. The changes at the Star Res- tuarant have only added to the appearance of the popular stand. i If you want the best to for the Laurel Grocery, Phone 11, 320 and 200. It W. J. Taylor, R. F. D. No. 1, Soso, brought melons to the city (Tuesday which is perhaps the t for this season. One of hese ia 6n exhibit at this office. his affairs and will go on as usual without any hitch whatever. Dollars a Month by Jaspe Coun- ty Farmer on Cut-Over Pine Lands. NEW INSPIRATION NEGRO KILLED In Bottoms Saturday Night. Comes to Sudden End With Bullet Through -Heart. TWO WHITE MEN Should Be Given the Intensive Farming Arrested and Heid Uuder Charge of Mur- Ripe Olives in tins at the Lau- rel Grocery. tt Advents to Build. The adherents to the Advent faith in our city are planning to build a house of worship in the near future. Arrangeznents are on foot to get lots just back from the Episcopal Church, and con- tributions are being collected for the building. Subscribe for the LEDGER. idea in South Mississippi "Country." Says Rural Carriers. The Jones county rural car- riers, and adjoining counties, will meet in Laurel, Thursday, November 26, at 10 o'clock. der. Preliminary Hearing, Waived- One Liberated, Ofhcr Held. A negro was shot and killed in the bottoms Saturday night. Only one shot was1 fired it seems, the bali striking on the left aide, just undeivthe nipple going di- rect through his heart and under the right arm. Just who did the shootiog ajid the circumstances leading up to it are not yet known to the public. It is supposed to have come from the selling of whiskey by the negro, and some dispute follow I well known as a progressive mg SUch a transaction. farmer. On his place this year Lewis and Spiilraan The possibilities of the pine lands of this section are great. The encouragement to men ot small income and means is not fully realized. Men work for at public works, putting in ten hours a day week in and who oould easily make much more on a farm and his time be at his own disposal, en- joying all the luxuries ot farm life. B. F. Hosey, of Stringer, is Maude. Maude was alright. The fetes performed by the no-arm cyclist on Magnolia street Wednesday were good, both for the hkill arc! tho energy and tact in collection. Others hit the town as beggars who are no more objects of pathy. Such energy can but encourage and inspire. The efforts were Worthy of the liberal contribu- tions given. DAMAGE SUIT Filed By Husband Who Alleges That Parents of His Wife Caused Separation. FIRST ON RECORD Richelieu Mincemeat Laurel Grocery. at the, it I In The History of the County Kind and Much Interest Is Manifested. of J. D. Holifteld, of the Huddlps- ton community, was selling- pot- ton in Laurel Tuesday. Anchovies, Ancnovj Paste, Pate de Foi Grag, Fish Clam Chowder at the Laurei Grocery It A bill styled John W.t Hodges vs Arthur Tucker efral for dama- ges m the sum of filed in the circuit court ia -the Firat district of Jones county promises to be one of much interest as it 13 the first one of like natjire filed in the county. The bill alleges iliat thd wife ot John "W. Hodjes was enticed ft'om her husband by her father Mr. S. M Marlo.w made 20 bales of cotton, averaging above 500 pounds each, besides a good supply 'of truck. At the present Quick, two young white men of Ellisvillo, were charged with thfr killing and placed under arrest, The preliminary hearing was set Mr' Heidelberg- has just Com- pleted his house and ed in -Monday. Cheap Groceries are impu-e and mother, Arthur and Nancy and expensive by the time j ou pay the doctor oill. Richelieu goods are pure, ask the Laurel I. 1 case IB also extraordinary prices this would give him for Tuesday here. On further It T. K. Winn made a trip to New Orleans first ot the week. This case is also I. for the reason that the husband s the damages and, too, from the parent0 of his wife-.- Tnese meetings are open to the about for the cotton investigation by the authorities] public and Hon. L. Stainton and The commercial ferUlizer bill was i and the lawyers 1 If you can't get the Laurel others will make talks at this 889.00. He has reen through on both sides Quick was released. I Grocery on No. 11 ask for 200 meeting. gathering some weeks. On a Lewis waived examination and I and if the line is busy ask for No. __________ well improved farm as tnia u is was released on bond in the It Go to Lewis and Sons for not necessary to do any winter Ot to await the work worth counting This one-man farm has made Wednes- above S1000.00, and he made it, be gone about eight months. Thisi several weeks and on his return gives a month. Wnati will be accompanied by his wife, this man has done on this farm j any other man can do on almost, Ijread rolls'and cakea. Mr. 12. S. Waite left day for Wisconsin to lot the grand jury: Misses Emmie Smith and Alta Lyle, of Lauderdale, are the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dunagin. Boiled Cider for your mince- meat at the Laurel Grocery. It, Mr. G. 8. Gardiner is spending the week in Washington and New 'York. any other farm in this country. Respectfully, COUNTRY. NOIE. We would bo hear from other ED. to New Grocery Business. H. J. Bush will open up a naw j grocery business during the next 1 few days in the room formerly I occupied by Mr. Frank Gardner. Mr. is well-known to the trade here and has many frienda 1 who will be glad to know of his1. The Laurel Grocerv has thi ee telephones, Nod. 11, 200 and Call for either one. It establishing a self. basinese for him- Edam, Pineapple, Neufchaiel. Judge Deavours made a pro- fessional trip to Jackson this week. Jones Dairy Farm Sausage, absolutely pure, at the Laurol tfrqcery. 11 Mrs. Loper of Cleo d'ed Mon- day night and was burned Wed- nesday. She was an old resident and a devout Christian, greatly respected by all in her commurn- Graham Buckwheat, Pancal'e Roquetort and Club cheeaeatthe and self-rising Buckwheat Flour Laurel Grocery, It at the Laurel Grocery. Graves Trading Co. Meisis. J.W. Graves anrl S.'lJ. Harm of Jackson are here this week opening up a furniture liae in the east half of the Fatheree- llardee building, the Star tauiant having vacated the lower floor on that aids. This will be connected with the Graves Furniture Jackson, an extensive furniture establish- ment of the capital city, Mr. Harris will be in charge here and will do a 'general lure business, both new and sec- ond-hand. He stated that general trading busi- ness m the furniture line, Laurel will profit by such an establishment. it Subscribe for the LEDGER. FERRALL One Million Dollar Stock of Dry Goods Sold in St. Louis at Bankrupt Prices! Our buyer was on hand and secured some of the best bargains. We are thus enabled to offer seasonable goods at the lowest prices ever made! Sale Begins Wednes November WE QUOTE A FEW PRICES TO SHOW YOU HOW CHEAP WE ARE GOING TO SELL THESE GOODS 5c Good Apron Ginghams, yard. Fancy Dress Ginghams, yard Good Jeans for boys' pants, yd lOc Best Outing, lOc kind, yard Fine Madras 20c, lOc Fine Madras 30c, 15c Nice Blk.Dress Goods.worth 30c, 15c "Dress Goods worth 15 to 25c, 7J Feather Tickmg, 9 yards for Good Outing, yard 5c White Linen Suiting, 20c kind at lOc Women's White-foot 20c Hose at lOc Ladies' Fine kind at Men Wool Socks -lOc Men's Suits, worth at.. Men's Suitb, w 01 th Men's worth 00 at Ladies' Cloaks al Half Price! Millmeivdl Half Price! LOOK OUT FOR BIG CIRCULAR FOR FULL LIST OF PRICES! REMEMBER THE DATE! COME EARLY FOR BEST SELECTIONS! Bargains in All Departments at 0 Ferrall's Department LAUREL, MISS. SPAPFRI
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