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Description: Local and Personal; Death of Little Jesse BurkeDate: September 5 1903
Newspaper published in: Water Valley, MS
Source: MSU Library
Page/Column: Page 4, Column 1
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Local and Personal
--Mrs. Ida Stewart has returned from St. Louis.
--Mr. J. F. Greer and family have returned from Castilian.
--Mr. A. F. Alexander of Hattiesburg is visiting in the city.
--Mrs. G. L. Davidson visited relatives in Oxford this week.
--Prof. H. W. Sanderson of Oakland was in the city Wednesday.
--Miss Hattie Jackson is attending the teachers’ institute at Coffeeville.
--Mrs. Mary E. Wagner left Saturday for Jackson, Miss., to visit Mrs. H. A. Gant.
--Miss Ethelyne Durant of Coffeeville was the attractive guest of friends here this week.
--Mr. Carlisle Barry, who has been at Jackson, Miss., for some months, is visiting in the city.
--Mrs. J. M. Bradley and children returned Monday after spending a month in Tennessee.
--Mr. L. L. Blount and family spent the week with Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Boyle at Criss, Miss.
--Miss Annie Scarborough returned Tuesday from a month’s visit to friends in Memphis.
--Mrs. J. P. Knox of Pine Bluff, Ark., is visiting her sister, Mrs. Agnes Dooley, on Cemetery Street.
--Miss Alma Hogshead returned Wednesday from a month’s visit to friends in Bessemer, Ala.
--Miss Ella Backstrom returned Monday from an extended visit to relatives in Greenwood and Leland.
--Mr. R. L. Howell and family returned Saturday from an extended visit to relatives in Kentucky.
--Miss Bettie Neville of Air Mount spent several days with relatives and friends here last week.
--Miss Florence Wagner of Jackson, Miss., is the guest of her mother, Mrs. Mamie Wagner, on Wood Street.
--Mrs. E. M. Howd will shortly begin the erection of a handsome and commodious residence on the site of her hold residence on Wood Street.
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--Miss Jessie Wagner has returned from a trip to Chicago and summer resorts on the great lakes.
--Mr. M. E. Morton was called to the Indian Territory Tuesday on account of the serious illness of his son.
--Mrs. M. V. Ham and two interesting children returned Wednesday from an extended trip to points in the north.
--Miss Gertrude Hudson has returned from Williamsville, Grenada County, where she has been visiting for two weeks.
--Mr. Wilson Webb and family who have been living at Poteau, I. T., for some time have returned to the city to reside permanently.
--Mr. J. R. Cahill will add a line of up-to-date gents’ furnishing goods to his custom tailor business in the near future.
--Mrs. Rhetta Schuman and children of Memphis, who have been guests of relatives here for two weeks, returned home Saturday.
--The many friends here of Miss Belle Bailey will be glad to learn that she has been elected to teach in the public school of Grenada.
--Mr. Brooks Snider of the Itemizer has returned from a month’s vacation to Northern cities, and is much refreshed in health.
--DON’T FORGET your fall suit. If you intend ordering one call and examine my samples. Suits from $10 up and UNION MADE. J. R. CAHILL, Wood Street crossing.
--Messrs. R. W. Tyler, C. O. McCullar and Hulet Williams, three enterprising young men of Panola County, called at THE HERALD office Tuesday.
--Mr. E. J. McClelland has returned from a business trip to different points in Texas. He says the corn crop in that state is good, but cotton is being cut short by the boll weevil.
--Friends of Capt. Dame at Tillatoba will regret to learn he suffered a paralytic stroke on Monday. He has improved since, however, and is again about to be out.
--Mr. L. W. Barton of Sylva Rena left Wednesday night for Huntington, Ark., where he will accept a position as book-keeper for a large mercantile firm. THE HERALD takes pleasure in commending him to the good people of that city.
--Little Jesse, the 6-year-old son of J. W. and Laura Burke, died at their home seven miles north of Water Valley Wednesday afternoon. The remains were buried yesterday morning in Palestine graveyard. The bereaved parents have the sympathy of all.
--The Whit Owens trial had been going on at Holly Springs all week. It is thought he will be acquitted this of the charge of complicity in the murder of the Montgomery boys. He will be tried here in October for the murder of the negro Williams.