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SNAPSHOTS


40 THE FIDELIS

C leu eland, Laund'ru and'

Cleaning Seruice

Headquarters for Delta's Dirty Work

SPECIALIZED DRY CLEANERS '

We dry clean your complete wardrobe

CLYDT E, WESTBROOK

Tetephone 230 Managet's Residence 345

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CLYDE WESTBROOK

MOTOR\ COMPANY

BUICK - STUD'EBAKER - PACKARD

.SALES-PARTS-SERVICE

DAY PHONE 50 NICHT PHONE 259

Reasonable

.

Wrecker Service

Alemite Greases DaY and Night

General RePair DePaltment

The Delta's Wildest Trader

ComPliments of

MILTON WEINSTEIN

Representing Russell-Heckle Seed Co.

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

FOR THE BEST SELECTION OF MERCHANDISE

IN ALL SEASONS

CLEVELAND

I. A. KAMIEN

M lssrssr PPI

COMPLIMENTS OF

M. t. Virden Lumber

Company, Inc.

BUILDING MATERIAL

Wholesale 6nd Retail

CLEVELAND ''i

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MISSISSPPI POWER

AND LIGHT CO.

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A C iaic- M inded T axpqa ino

B asic M ississip pi I nd'ustru

Delta Hardware and

Implement Co.

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Wholesale and Retail'

HANDWARD".

CLEVELAND MISSISSIPPI

Leuingston and Maers

FURNITURE

CLEVELAND

FRANK,E JONES

GENERAL INSURANCE AGENCY

BONDS

MERICOLD, M ISSISSIPPI

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BAILD A HOME AND BE HAPPY

Estimates Cheerf ully Furnished

N0WEtt TUMBER COMPANY, Ine.

PHONE 11

CLEVETAND

MISSISSIPPI

ED RAYNER, Sheriff

Merigold, Mississippi

"BOOTS" JONES

COTTON

Cleveland

Mississippi

CottonMerchants

COMPLIMENTS OF

ETLIS and REGENT

THEATRES

Cleveland Mississippi Cleveland Mississippi

The minister arose to aaldress his congresation.

"There is a certain man among us

Ioilav who is tlirting with another man's

wife: Uqless he puts fiYe dollars in the

collection box, his name will be reacl from

the pulpit."

'When the collection plate came in, there

were nineteen $5 bitls and a $2 bilt vith this

note attachetl: "The other three pay day."

Ruth rode in rBY cycle car

In a seat ln bBck of me.

I took a bumP at fiity,

Anal roale on Ruthlessly.

His wife, aletermined to cure him of his

evll ways, with the aid of a sheet and an

electric torch tlansformed herself into a fair

resemblance of a ghost. she went in a$d

shook the drunkard.

"What's that?" murmured the toper.

"This ts the de\|il," came the answer in

sepulchral tonea.

"Shake hands, old horsh; I married your

aister."

MistresB Who broke that China jug?

Maid-The cat, mum.

Mistress-What cat?

Maid-Wtry, ain't we got one?

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COMPLIMENTS OF

THE

GOYE

COMPAN

FBDERAL COMPRESS

& WAREHOUSE CO.

"Seruice Impartiallu

Rendered."

Cleveland

Mississippi

Cleveland

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Mississippi

CaptaiD Now, suppose you are on duty eent (engaging chauffeur)-ADal when

one dark night. Suddenly a pelaon appears vou,i." ,,ol "Aiiui"ns the car, thefe,s the

from behind and wraps two arms around you I iroufiiv froo"" io itean out, anal ttte ilogs

so that you can't use your rifle. What would ill;;i ."; you can give the garaten;r

you say?

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Cadet-Let go, honey.

Chauffeur-Yes, sir, what sort of soil iE it?

snp-rou re llKe tne norlzon.

Gent-Soil? Why?

He-What do you mean?

Chauffeur I thought if it was clay soil I

She You never get any closet.

might make a few bricks'to fill in the time.

PLANTERS

DQAIPMENT COMPANY

Farmall Tractors

International Trucks and

School Buses

McCormick-Deering Horse-Drawn

lmplements

CLEVELA,ND

M rsstssrPPl

COMPLIMENTS OF

Cleveland Motor Lo.

Chevrolet Dealers

Cleveland

Mississippi

THD GONG COM?ANY I

MERICOLD

FANcy cRocERlEs AND

compr'mentsor

I PACD SDDD COMPANY

KANSAS cfTY MEATS

vtsstsstrpt I car"raono - TNDTANoLA - yAzoo crry


THE FIDELIS t9 40

Compliments of

SMITH & WIGGINS, Inc.

MERIGOLD

MISSISSIPPI

Compliments of

T. W. WALDROP

MERIGOLD

M I SSt SSt PPI

CINDERELLA HOSE FOR BEAUTY AND WEAR

GORDON'S

MERICOLD, M ISSISSIPPI

Compliments of

DIXI.STAR BAKENY

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

The Pik-Nik Grocery

FANCY GROCERIES

- MEATS

EVERYTHING YOU WANT

AT THE BEST PRICES

Cleveland

Mississippi

DENTON'S

QAALITY ICE CREAM

Denton

'll /r o .

_Uanutactunng Uo.

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Shelby - Merigold - Cleveland

Red Nelson MuIe Barn

CLEVELAND

COME TO SEE US

M tsstsstPPl

At the end of the fifth rounal the heavyweiqht

staggered to his colner in a dazed

and batteled condition.

His manager approached him and whispered

in his ear: "Say Joe, I've got a great

ideal Next time he hits you, hit him back!"

He-Can I kiss you?

She-I don't know. Most fellows have

been able to.

A man, whose wife was inclined to be

jealolts, was sitting with her'one evening

wherr the telephone ra[g;

"Hello is that you, George?" his wife

heard him say, "How are you, George?"

Certainly, ceorge. Whe[ did you say

Geolge? Right you are, ceorge. coodbye,

George."

Replacing the receiver', he turled to his

wife, and said: "My dear, that was Ceorge."

"My father said if I gave up all my bad

habits he'd presert me with $10,000."

"And you didn't do it?"

"Ot course not. With no bad habits, what

would I do with the money?"


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CLEAN AND CONVENIENT

Phone 49

LING'S SUPER MARKET

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

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COMPLIMENTS OF

DR. J. P. WIGGINS

Demand a colorful Uniform. L lley-Ames original

special features and Colorful Ornamentation will add

SWINC and SNAP and STYLE.

Our Mr. O. E. Mccollister, District Sales Manager,

is always :t your fulJ servjce, to assist in des gninC

just the unrform you require. Cataog on Request.

ITII T 'II L /\

I he Lrllev-Ames Lo.

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COLUMBUS, OHIO

America's Leading Uniform Tailors

COMPLIMENTS OF

T. E. PEMBTE

Polancl China Pigs

For Sale

Cleveland

Mississippi

"What is home without a mother?" askeal

the good looking young man.

"Well" replied the sweet young thing,,'I

am tonight."

After night fa]l the most important part

ot a car is the clutch.

BEST WISHES

From The

ilIerigold Spotlight

The Best Mimeographed High School

Paper in Mississippi

Compliments of

The Boliaar Commercial

RICHARD E. DAVIS, Owner

Compliments of

Sterling Department Store

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

PEMBLE

CLEVELAND

LADIES' READY TO WEAR

THE STYLE SHOP

CLEVELAND

SHOENHOLZ

M tsstsstPPt

M tssrssr PPr

A simple country man saw a gaudyllumaged

parrot on the roof of his cottage.

Hp climbed to caprure ir.

The parrot looked at him and said sharply,

"What do you want?"

The coulltry man touched his cap: "Beg

pardon, sir. I thought you wel'e a bird."


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Kennedy Motor Co.

Ford Sales and Seruice

Cleveland

TELEPHONE 370

Mississippi

Compliments of

Fletcher Funeral Home

CLEVELAND

AMBULANCE SERVICE

MtsstsstPPl

Compliments of the

Thu:eatt Funeral Home

CLEVELAND. MISSISSIPPI

The Cleveland Lumber

& Supplv Co.,Inc.

Building Material For

Eaery Purpose

Cleveland - Phone 3lI - Mississippi

POST OFFICE CAFE

Excellent Steaks

-

Sea Food Dinners

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

FOR QUALITY AND SERVICE CAL-

STANDARD OIL CO.

Dick-How does your new blonde feel

about petting on the sofa?

Dave-I, don't know. I'll approach her on

that this eYening.

She Now that ve're alone I can tell you

what I think of your petting.

He-Is there loom for improvement?

She-Yes, I'Ye bought a larger sofa.

Compliments of

5c ! 10c SANDWICH BAR

' Highwey 6l

CLEVELAND

M ISSISSIPPI

Compliments of

Modern Groceru Store

Telephone 287

tLsvrLlxo, MrssrssrPPl

"Gee, dat's a pretty boid."

"Dat ain't no boid. It's a bird."

"Dat's funny. It sings like a boid."

Master-James. is my bath ready yet?

Valet-Yes, sir, all but the hot water.

Master-What's the matter with the hot

water?

Valet It's cold sir.

DAVIS DRAG STORE

Right

On The Corner - On The Scuare - On The Price

Watch Us Crow

MERIGOLD, MISSISSIPPI

Booth's Seruice Station

Standard Gas & Oil Products

Compliments of

DR.W.C.McHARDY

CLEVELAND

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COMPLIMENTS OF

J. P. McLAURIN


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THE FIDELIS:

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Delta Service Station

DISTRIBUTORS

Giant Tires

Wholesqle and Retail

Sinclair Praducts

MER ICOLD

MrssrsstPPl

GRADY ROBERTSON. prop.

The Best of Wishes to rhe Fidelis of l94O

From

Willis Frances MaIIeg

CLASS OF 1937

BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF '40

Connell Motor Co.

Authorized Ford Dealer

SHELBY - Tetephone t40 - M|SS,

W'e Service All Make Cars

..TOBE'' KAPLAN

KAPLAN'S MEN'S SHOP

. CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

Drugs, Sundries, Toilet Articles, Sandwiches,

Candies, Drinks

CLARK'S DRUG STORE

MERIGOLD

MISSISSIPPT

Compliments of

Kelso's Dry Cteaning Co.

PHONE 168 CLEVELAND, MIsS,

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OUR A.DVERTISERS

THE FIDELIS

GRADUATION CIFTS AT

OWEN'S DRAG STORN

CLEVELAND

DRUCS_SODAS_CANDY

M tsstsstPPt

Compliments of

THE PARISIAN

CLEVELAND

DR.

MER.IGOLD

Exclusive Wonren's Apparel

Compliments of

A. M, WYNNE

MlssrssrPPl

MtsstsstPPl

Mistress-Is my bath ready, Clara?

Maid-Why, this ain't Saturday night.

, l\4istrFss- How ilarc you? I batire rwice a

ooy. ol course. I don.l want a maid as

rgnolant as you seem to be. Leave my

employ,

Maid -I ll go. all righl. I don.t $anl ro

work lor anyone who ncFds a balh aS often

as you sFcm lo,

Compjiments of

THE SPLENDID CAFE

DEL|CIOUS STEAKS cooD FOOD

Eat With U3

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

ODOM MOTOR CO.

PONTIAC _ GMC TRUCKS

CLEVELAND

M rssrsst PPI

We Appreciate the business given us by the

Cillt' Sasketball Teem.

C leveland, C andy C ompang

CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI


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THE TAILOR

AND DRY CLEANER

Phone 122

Drew, Miss.

POPULAR

tN ctAss

A merchant was persuaded to buy a par_

rot. It haal traveled far and could iabber in

several lalguages. He ordeied it to be sent

home.

The same ilay bis wife hacl ordereal a

chicken for dinner. On leaving the house

she saiil to the cook, "Mar'y, lhere's a bird

cominq for' alinner. Ilave it cookeal for' Mr'

Richarals when he gets home."

Unfortunately the panot an-iYetl tir'st,

anal Mary followeal irrstructions. Dinner'das

served.

"What's this?" exclaimed Mr. Richards

Mary told him.

"But for gooalness' sake Mary," he said,

"this is awfill That bird could speak three

languagesl"

"Then why the dickens didD't he say

something?" asked MarY.

"What a purty bird that is!"

"Yeah, it's gull."

"I don't care if its a gull or a boy; it's

purty."

SHETBY

MILL, 0It

Shelby

In c.

Mississippi

Look back through your Yearbook.

Who's the fellow's most PoPular?

We'd be willing to wager our l9th

century diploma he's the fellow who

might also have been voted best

dressed. Popularity and aPPea rance

go hand in hand . . . and our clothing

can lead to both !

P. S. We also have. lots of things

for the girls !

AtEX t0BB, Inc.

Meridian and University

Mississippi

"So you think Jerry is a flirt?''

"A flirt? lvhy, he can tell the owner of

any lipstick in town bY simply tasting it."

COMPLIMENTS OF

The Cook Brothers

Merigold

Mississippi

COMPLIMENTS OF

Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Jones

Merigold, Mississippi


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She-Isn't that a butterfly on my knee?

It must think I'm a flower.

He-That's no butterfly. That's a horsefly.

He-You remind me of Iny mother.

She-I had to. You were beginning to get

rough.

He-Do you pet with the lights on or off?

She Yes.

He-Are you willlng to live on my income,

dear ?

She-Yes, if you will get another one for

yourself.

Telephone Operator-I8 that Plaza 1749?

Maid-Yassum.

Operator-Is this Mrs. Bolt's resialence?

Maid-Yassum.

Operator-Long distance lrom Washington,

Maid -Heh: Heh! Yassum. Sho is.

Old lady (severely, to beggar)-Do you

drink?

Beggar (cheerfully)-Yes, where 6hall we

go?

Beggar-Thank you, Bir. I v/ill pray for

you and your wlfe to go to Heaven.

Citizen-Here's a quarter extra if you will

leave my wife ort of it.

EngliBhman-With all due deference, my

boy, I really think our English custom iE

better than saying "Hello" as you alo.

American-What do you say in England ?

Englishman-We say "Are you there."

Then, of course, ll you are not there, there

is no use in going on with the conversauon.

tr'irst Drunk rl'm afraid muh wifsh golng

to have her face llfed.

Second Drunk-Aw, nonaensh, old sport;

don' worry. Who't ever want tuh steal a

face like that?

Husband (phoning)-Is my wife in?

Butler I think she's in the bath, sll; just

a momelt, slr, and I shall see, sir.

Husband-No, no, no! I'll call later.

Storekeeper-That clock, madame, will go

eight days wlthout winding.

Old Lady-Graclous! And how long will

it 8o if you wind it?

. Doc-There's no need to worry about your

wiie. You'll haye a different woman when

she gets back from the hospital.

ADxious Hubby-And what if she finds

out?

"Did your watch stop when it dropped on

the floor?"

"Sure. Did you think it would go

through?"

"Correct this sentence: Girls is naturally

better looking than boys."

"Girls is artificially better looking than

boys."

He-Will you blush if I teU you a snappy

story?

She-I'll try.

He-I like to explore a girl's mind.

She-Well, you have a funny idea of

where my mind is!

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THE CTASS

oF 1940

HIGHTY RECOMMENDS

ITS LOYAL ADVERTISERS

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