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1111 MAG BEAC 63rd YEAR MACON, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY. NOVEMBER 18,' 1910. NUMBER 4 Lands Values in the Middle West! Hon. H. C. Smith's Views. Farmers Union Meeting. ON. A recently issued census bulle tin, covering the farm statistics Mr. H, C. Smith of the Asrri cultural department ha3 just of Iowa, throws liirht upon the finished a soil survev of Lauder. caused of ' the drift, of farming dale county, and passed through population out of the MiddleWest. Mason Monday en route to Co Following is a condensation of the lumbus where he 'wW -start the census report: survey m Xjownaes. His ex- From 1900 to 1910 the value of Iowa's nerience in the mrnitv nf T .mirier. farm land alone rose from $1,356,752,- j i ' . . , , . vn f to naa nor. nnn . in0 f 1 . "ft"-"'" I,au cl" 642,273.000, or 122.7 per cent; the value fect of enthusing him over Nox- of all farms, incudingr that of their uDee iana. He aoes not think buildings, Increased from $1,497,555,000 we need have too much fear of to $8,253,719,000, a gain of $1,756,164,- tne boll weevil, either in niinino- 000, or 117.3 per cent, and the value tha farmart, u of buildings alone rose from $240,803,- "", " , T m, ' 000 to $454,694,000, an increase of $213,- ?Maomiy ui ui lanu. i ne evil 891,000, or 8P.8 per cent. The value of oi tne weevil s temporary, and implements and machinery rose from can be provided against by CUt- $57,961,000 to $85,273,000, a gam of ting down cotton acreage and in $37,312,000. or 64.4 per cent, and eX-LPOQO-j-;fi . .,v....WU,iiUUS, 1IU A recular meetine- of the Farmers County Union will be held at Dripping Springs local on Friday, Dec'r 2d, I9IO. J, t. oENNETT, County Secretary. Pocket Book Lost Reward. Lost on Macon and Fairfield road on Monday, Nov. 7, a pocket book contain ing $54 in money and several receipts. Finder will be rewatded liberally if left at this office. List of Noxubee County Pensioners CLASS I. $126.00 EACH (Payable Quarterly) BOWENS, S. M. BURCH. J. A. DOSS, C. M. HUGHES. P. T. CLASS H. $76.XCEACH. AUST. J. C. BUTLER. BENJMAN CROCKER. JNO. DARE. RIhHARD FREEMAN. S. O. r HILL. J. C. HILL. 8. S. HAYNES. Win. N. HOLBROOKS. J. W. LIPSCOMB. H. NICHOLSON, J. A. ROGERS. T. C, SWINDLE, W- T. YARETZKY, JULIUS 77 V . -lira!' m 1 r rr.AQQ itt a rrs nn VArw stock-raising, and in addition in I Butir. m. Martaa ciimora. mm, e. r, a laro-o muoiiu nniAA k 1 . Mirshall. Mm. M. A. Metta, Mra. Suaan 7 '"'S'"'"'"""' ,u'ucu u pmiifc- Qti, Mrt. p E- Smith Mri, JoaaphiM R. ing early Varieties Of COttOn. The Vaiwhn.Mra.CatherlneL Wilder. Mary C trouble lrt Mr. Smith's class iv, $37.66 each main tcouble in opinion, is going to be - with the Anderson E F Boyle Woodson penditures for labor increased from $16,376,000 to $24,732,000. or 51 per cent. The total number of farms drop. ped during the decade from 228,622 to 219,807, a decrease of 11,815, or a trifle more than 5 per cent. The farm acre in 1Q10 ia 99 OAK fWl r. OK w . blAM It. ac IKI, tW, WVf Will' I 11 11 1 I pared with 34.674,000 in 1910. a de- nP?ro who dislikes change and Butler. Lukep creased of 669,000 acres, or 1.9 per wm ue DOin aissatisnea ana inei- EiiandCC cent. hcient when cotton is droDDed The decade has wrought similar for diversified farming. He changes, doubtless, in the agric- strongly advises that om farm ultural States grouped with Iowa, ers prepare for the weevil by di With the prices of farm lands so versification and also by strength- enormously enhanced, the cost of emng themselves financially as farm labof higher by more than it is going to be a pull for awhile. Kft norpenr anrl f Vio nnflav fnt iin. I Mr Smifli in on ovnsW- :i I CLASS V, IH7.55 EACH plements and machinery larger and has actual experience with Beii m l l Beviu m m b Culpepper Mra M A Card Mrs Sarah C Franklin T D Hamby J H Kinnard C C I Lee FM Menees J no W -McDavid S P Permenter J S Short ET Watti W T Wells Reuben T Alston J S Brown J C Campbell R M Dowling- J E Freeman LT Grossman C F ' Hiffffinbotham J L Hare W B Lipschmb J J McCaskill A P McDonald A Rinehart D A Stages Jno Williams D A Woodfin C N Colburn Mrs M E Dean Mrs Sarah L Flemmins Mrs NancyA Graham Mrs M A Glover M r Sallie Grocery Mrs Savilla Gurlcy Mrs Martha -Harper Mrs 8 P Halfacre Mrs M A Hughe Mrs E C Huckaby Mrs S F Keown Mrs Mary A Land Mrs Mary A Love Mrs Mary J by 64 per cent, it is readily seen the boll weevil section of Texas, that tne average lowa tarmer and his opinions are entitled to must be, so to speak, a capitalist, great weight. His advice is It is true of course, that the -wise. The farmer with a bank poor youth of exceptional pluck account and a diversified crop, as J I J 1 1 T 1 I 1- - Ml .i . I ' anaresuurceiuinessaimesiauusn- ne says, win weatner me gale Lucas Mrs Eliza p MaxeyMmve tA crpAit mav win Ollt there AS anrl Rail Rafe in tha harhnr- A I MeMtnttoi Mrs Matilda Morris Mrs Emily elsewhere, but the heavy outlay prosperity. requjred is calculated fo lead the average farm lad, searching for Jo V...O I Thomas Mrs Rachel vyimifcuiiii'j . w v.. ' White Mr. M M and sections wnere lanos are icess growtn is tne increase in the white mej THANKSGIVING TOGS OF . EVERY DESCRIPTION 1 Hats, Shirt, Neckwear, Trunks, Bogs, Suits Cases and EoerythtH to Make Man Glad i Maxey Mrs N L ' Patty Mrs Ella H Pennington Mra C I Shaw Mrs Susan rrsie Mrs Ma b ' Perkins Mrs E R Phelps Mrs Parulee Richardson Mrs Caroline " Sanders Mrs Nancy B " loua mrs Sa" - cheaper and the cost bf farm op eration not so great. Not only so Mr. James, G. Horton, Upton Mra Mary A White Mra M E White Mrs Emma Gardner Mrs M A but many of the older farmers states that the receipts in the of have been tempted to take the fice for i00 were less thn $4,000, profits of their foresight and in- and that the business for 1910 will dustry, either retiring with acorn- be $20,000, five hundred per cent, petence or reinvesting elsewhere increase in ten years, to profit anew by the rise of values f course a larSe shai'e of this certain to follow settlement and increase is due to the prosperity of development of unoccupied and the county and the &reater Part of AMn landa the increase probably is due to The decrease of farming acreage county business, but even allow Rhnwn is also of interest to the inS for that. the local express sta Smith. Possiblv it is offset to tistics are 'a healthy indication of some extent by increased yields Macon's business growth nf r ha Towa farms under modern That there is no proportionate methods, but the offset must be increase in Population is regretta slight by comparison with the ble and the suggestion is hazarded growth of national population that this failure of the townj to , whith must be fed from the farms, grow numerically is due to a lack The loss of acreage in the Mid- of public spirit, or rather a lack die West will have to be made of enough public spirit to insure good by other sections and the whole-hearted and enthusiastic co increases required by the army of operation among Macon's citizens, consumers, which is constantly ' ' -. crowinc must also be made in Other States. All this has been Mr. Clem Douglass junior member j.l..ji 1 A a and manager of the firm of Bimon and unuerawuu u. o xui DoUD;la8 the Urgest Hfafa gT0V,eTe in what vague way, but the census Noxubee County, was in Macon this week figures present the facts plainly and reports that he is making their and convincingly, lhere are, it sixth cutting of alfalfa. This field is seen, two classes of Middle oftheirsisone of those so highly praised fo-ivio, fmm whnm fho by Mr. Spillman. , ' Mr. Douglas says that this last cutting South may draw new population, is gix to incheg hi h and of C0U8e and both aredesirable thelarmer the yield not near so large as the form who has sold his holdings at fancy er cutting, but that it will net them $3 nr-inoa nnrl RPfiks onnortunitv of to $4 per acre, which of itself is better '-ff .in o rlaincr lanrl than a years rental for cotton growing. iu.vu. up,. - -& 0btaini Bix cutting of alfalfa this market, ana ine iarmer s no wsu year show8 fine hfty f ualBgm Each cut is bent on making a place for him- ting must have been made at exactly self and seeks lands at prices the right time, and the next cutting giv within reach of his comparatively en a fine start. slender purse, or upon such terms Will Close Thanksgiving. as give him a fair chance of "pay- ing out." -Middle Westerners of The following merchants of ut nUaa ara finrlino- hpre in Macon will be closed the entire Mississippi the opportunities they jjggr Day' ThurS seeK. ana H snouiu ue uuiy a hiioinaoa fnA ovtTaoa fffsm ItnA I WOOten Mrs EDDie B llie ageni, I of Noxubee County, Miss., under Section 3666 of the Code at 1906. This Nov. Uth. 1910. JNO. A, TYSON. Clerk. LICED THI tionof time when the process graphically described by the cen sus figures for Iowa will te repeat ed in Mississippi and in other Southern States. HENRY OWENS Is back in the Clothing business. See sur Suits and Overcoats, J. F- Shelton J. L, Ford W, E. Avery C. H. Spessard Koseman & Kobmns 11. M. Jones J. P. Swann W. M. Lamberson Walter B. Patty Cannon & Carr Noxubee Co. Udw. I. T. Smith O. E. Dorroh Henry L. Owens Charles Hardin L. C. Tucker C. L. Hainrich Patty Bros Klaas & Co. Macon Mer. Co. Stewart Bros. L: F. Holberg r.a. a. uwens 74 WHEN WE SAY "WOOL" we mean all wool, Just wool and only wool. "High Art" Clothes are not catton mixed or cotton "fixed." them, and you can't detect a thread or'shrea'd of catton. ' . " Pure wool is the foundation of a good suit or over coat. "Pfigh-Art" tailoring is the superstructure. Our moderate prices are the roof, though they keep down on the parlor .floor. When you buy "High Aft" Clothes, you're in a safe deposit" vault of integrity. The makers "bond" their , fabrics, linings, trimmings and tailoring with honor. A. KLAUS & GO. BEECH NUT BRAND There is a great difference between the ordinary brine-cured Bacon and Beech-Nut Sliced Bacon in glass jars. The Beech-Nut Bacon has a distinc tive flavor, the result of special curing and thorough smoking only the best cuts of meat are used for "Beech-Nut Brand." It is the best try it..' CANNON & CARR. "One Good Deed Deserves Another." We kept you cool in summer, let us keep you warm in winter and continue in your good graces. We are exclusive agents for THE FAMOUS "CLIMAX," I the best of the Monte Valley Coal Fields. ; "HAR-GROVE CAHABA" best Cahaba Coal on the market. I We are carrying four different kinds of Coal in order to meet all demands or.fi urill K nlpflsprl tn serve vou. a auu h f J Phone us your orders before winter prices go into effect. ARCTIC ICE & COAL CO. IT e vuromni. cMacons New Drug Store. ZEMO, ZEMOTONE and ZEMO MEDICINAL SOAP will cure the worst cases of skin and scalp diseases. They are sold on a positive guarantee.! We are 'here to'see that you get results from this line of remedies. " A fresh lot of both Jacobs' and Whitman's Super Extra candies. These, candies always satisfy the most fastidious palates. . '" . ,, 5r; J For face cream and face lotions see our line and get something to pre serve your skin from the harsh winds of fall and winter. 'J 1