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Description: Local BrevitiesDate: September 11 1891
Newspaper published in: Tupelo, MS
Source: Lee County, MS Library
Page/Column: Page 5, Column 1
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Mr. A. L. Rice made a trip to Leland, Miss., this week.
Mrs. C. H. Clifton is visiting at Mr. W. H. McGaughy’s, near Nettleton.
Mr. Tom Garmon has resumed his position as salesman with Greener Bros.
Mrs. Harkey reached home, last Saturday, on her return from St. Joseph, Mo.
Capt. C. B. Hood is in the East, on his regular semi-annual purchasing tour.
Capt. R. G. Lilly, of Chesterville, was a welcome caller at the JOURNAL office, on Monday.
Mrs. Pledge left yesterday for St. Louis to purchase her fall and winter stock of millinery.
Mrs. W. C. Bessonett, of Jasper, Ala., is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. F. Clarke, of this place.
Judge Eli Phillips, of Fulton, was over this week enjoying some of the pleasures of city life.
The wife and children of Capt. John Quill, of Mobile, are visiting the family of Mr. C. W. Troy, in this place.
Mrs. Armstrong and two children, Eddie and Lizzie, spent Saturday and Sunday last with relatives at Richmond.
Mr. C. D. McCrummen, of Aberdeen, was in Tupelo, on Monday. He has many friends here who are always glad to meet him.
Mr. G. L. Carroll, of Aberdeen, who attended the senatorial convention in Tupelo, on Monday, favored the JOURNAL with a call.
Mrs. B. T. Clark and children, of Nettleton, spent a few days on a visit to the family of Mr. John Clark, in this place, the past week.
Dr. Holditch and Messrs. J. H. Oglesby, Charley Long, Will Hoyle, F. H. Mitts and R. F. Robertson are spending the week at White Springs.
Henry Giles advertises his elegant new omnibus for the use of the public, and will convey persons anywhere within the corporate limits for 25 cents.
Mrs. Georgia Whitfield, of Madison County, Tenn., is visiting her sister, Mrs. J. H. Oglesby. They visited their father’s family in Union county, this week.
Mr. R. B. McNiel, member of the Board of Supervisors from the second district, and a Democrat who never sides or files the track, gave us a call, on Wednesday.
Mrs. Goodlett has an advertisement in another column, with reference to resuming her music class. Her efficiency as a music teacher is well known and appreciated by our people.
Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Gryder have the heart-felt sympathy of the entire community in the death of their sweet little daughter, Inez, which occurred Saturday night last, from diphtheria.
Mr. O. L. Stribling and family have moved into their handsome new residence, and Mr. F. C. McGaughy and wife have commenced house-keeping in the residence vacated by the former.
Rev. L. R. Burress and wife and their daughter, Miss Jennie, made a short visit to Tupelo, this week. The latter went from here to Birmingham, Ala., where she will spend some time with relatives.
Prof. Belk and family have returned home from a visit of several weeks in Clay county. The Prof. is in fine condition for resuming his duties as principal of Tupelo Graded School, the time for which is near at hand.
Mr. Fletcher Johnston, formerly a citizen of Tupelo, has returned, after an absence of several years in California and New Mexico, and will occupy a position in the First National Bank. We are pleased to have him with us again.
Capt. E. O. Sykes, of Aberdeen, attended the senatorial convention held in Tupelo, on Monday. He is a tower of strength in the politics of Old Monroe, and fully merits the confidence and esteem in which he is held by the people.
We had a call, on Monday, from that intrepid old stager, Dr. J. J. Simmons, of Verona. He is uncompromisingly opposed to communism and enthusiastically in favor of the development of the horticultural interests of the county.
Mr. Thompson, a gentleman from Beaumont, Texas, has been in Tupelo, this week, looking around with the view of locating here. Mr. Thompson is a native of Mississippi, having moved to Texas from Noxubee County. We should be glad to have him a citizen of our town.
Mr. Blair Burwell returned, last week, from a month’s visit to his old Virginia home. His wife is still there, and will remain about a month longer. Mr. Burwell will continue his residence in Tupelo, having accepted the position of superintendent of the cotton compress.
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The Star was the recipient of a pleasant call Wednesday of last week from Mr. O. L. Stribling, a prominent young attorney of Tupelo and Democratic nominee for representative from Lee County. Mr. Stribling is a young gentleman of worth and ability and his county is to be congratulated upon his nomination.—Amory Star.