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1 v tea Greenville. Times Timet Printing and Publishing Corny Office on Main St., Opposite Pcetoffk e Cambcrlaaa 'I'clepboa 269 Entered t the Postoffica at Green Tllle, Mississippi, u Second-Class Mail Matter. VL T. Crosby, Business M'g'r. BATUKDAY, NOV. 7, ly 3. Rates Of Subscription IX MONTH OW1 TEAR, .. tu, ca 100 100 NOTICE. ' All advertisments for page 3, 8, 6 Mid 7 most be lent in by Wednesday soon. All advertisements for paget 1 4, 5 and 8 mnat be in by Tbrusda noon. No exception to this rale. ft is from the wagon cotton that a city realizes its dollars. Hon John Sharp Wlliams will be BJXt Speaker of the Ho si by acclamation. Greenville can not oul give is mnch for cotton as another city, but will do it. Panama in no a Republic and Uic red, white and blue (lug of the new republic IMcats over her Government building. The planter who wants the liighes-t price for his cotton and the most goods for his money should now comt to Greenville. , , Everyone will welcome the happy days of the past in Greenville when onr streets are crowded with wagons of cotton and onr stores filled with buyers. - BRING ON Y3R COTTON. The planter who Imagines that be is forced oat of Greenville by low priced cotton and high piioed goods will, on approaching the eity limits, And that the fences are now all down, and that great things axe here in store for him. Every inducement ttiat can be offered him in an honest Mid legiti mate way to get his trade and bny his product by onr business people will be made, and it matters uol what might have been the policy of the past towards him, the future will be a most liberal one. We want and need the planter's money and Influ ence to help us grow and prosper, and the city guarantees full returns for his cotton. Live and let live should be the policy of all cities and when the peo ple think that they can run city on any other plan, because they Imagine the trade can buy nowhere else, they will not have to wait long before they ill And the error of their way and see the small njignoonug tuwiw flourishing and their own oity Buffer ing. This example and experience Greenvillle has had. Bat our people are now aroused. Some contend that it is too late, bnt we say that it is never too late to change or do good. With the cotton yet to be sold, the city will enjoy a good business before the end of the .... . 1- i. . A I. year, ana it is time euougn io biu- lish the truth to the Wolrd, that Greenville is the best cotton market in the State, which "will prove a trade muguet for next year. Planters, bring on your cotton. Dont sell your cotton until you come to Greenville. Yoa are guar anteed the h.gheet price paid by any of the markets around here. Tne election last Tuesday in Ni.w York and Maryland lent hope for Democrats success in 1904 if the right nien head the ticket. The result In both States was a denouncement o the Kosevelt policy, or victory f. Democr;: y the white man party. The compaint from all points along the railroads that cars cannot be had to haul the cotton to market is a ser ious one. It is high time, after two years of oomplaining, that the rail roads should be made to supply the cars. Bat the planters who live within twenty miles of town can wagon their cotton to the city, the roads being in good condition and the weather the finest ever seen. Carter Harrison, mayor of Chicago, wauts his name to go before the Pern ooratio National Convention for presi dent next year. He does not hope to get the nomination, but thinks that it will help things along for him the next time and that he will be sure of getting eleetud. Politics oretainly takes long heads tctmaeter it. Mississippi has no room for the va tgrant or idler. It is gratifying to note that the entire press of the State is as one voice against this class of psople, and it will not be long until it is an nnknown quantity. Give the uegro idler to know that he has either got to work for himself or for the State and he will not be long in deciding that it is a great deal bet ter tn work for himself. Senator Gorman is hitting Roose velt right and left on the race ques tion in Maryland, and it is very probable that the stand the Maryland Democrats have taken on thii prob lem will be followed by the Demo crat! of other States. In his political lectures around that State Gorman Uses stereoptican views showing the President and 'Booker Washington at the White Bouse,' etc., which have a telling effect on his heareis. It's up to Hearst to do something now. KEEP OFF THE LEVEES. On the" front pnge of this issue will be found an appeal from Dr. T. Atterbury, president of the levo board of this district, to the people of the district, asking them to keep off the levees, to not use theui as road wavs, and otherwise be antagonistic to better leeve protection. : Every child in the leveo sectioni knows that the levies are the salva tion of this uouctry, and surely the wiser heads should not be guilty hindering their construction and maintenance. We do not personally know of Buoh cases as Dr. Atterbury oites in his appeal, but there oan no doubt of the troth of his state nients. It is something to be deplored t:.ut the people of a levee distric8 liuve to be appealed to to protect themselves. , What county boards of supervisors have been guilty of the' misdemeanor of receiving money to build roadways awav from the levee and then not fulfill their parts of the contracts, we do not know, but it is to be hoped that Washington county is not one of the number. If she is, the first thing our county dads should do is to right their part in the wrong immediately Every one knows the needs and A.- . uses of levees, ana it is a wasie oi time and snace to dilate on what has already beou written on this subject The only thing to do is foi the peo pie to act in hearty co-operation with the board in their efforts to maintain levee protection, and not be as stumbling block to their work. go to work or leave tfo town. If they are found loafing "again they are to be arrested and tried and . will no doubt be convicted. The oity has freed istelf of all vagrants, both white and black. I hope the Greenville mayor will read the above and follow suit. Subscriber. A WRON0 MOVE. With oyolones destroying life and property of the colored people who went from Mississippi to Oklahoma Territory, and the nef ro hangings in Arkansas, Texas and Tennessee, tiie majority of the remaining oolored people in the State have about ar rived at the conclusion that Missis- ippi is not such a poor State to live in after all.' Here they are free from oyolones and can enjoy peaceful plantation life, and with a Christmas jug, those who remained will congratulate them selves. No sensible negro is afraid of the coming Vardaman administration. It is only the town loafer, gambler and peace disturber who fears Varda man' policy, and well he may, for then he will have to give it up and go to work. "' 'FAKIRS ALL Tureday'a elections eliminated Tom Johnson of Ohio, and William Bryan of Nebrakta, from the list of possibil ities for the next Democratic "presi dential campaign. v Bryan, and his genuine followers might take op Dowie, the fake and push him for the presidential nomi nation. He is about as well Ott'd tjt it as Bryan. Vicksbnrg Evening KEEP YOUR EYE ON JOHN SHARPE. Some of the State papers are boost ing United States Senator McLaurin for vice president in the next national campaign. We recognize in Senator McLaurin many good qualities. He stands pat on the race question. Since liia incumbency in the offloe lie has worked earnestly fot his constituents Mid while the people of Mississiipi might like to see him so honored, it is doubtful whether the Democrats of the country would consider him a possibility. On the other hand, however, there is Hon. John Sharpe Williams, of Yazoo, one of our present representa tives. True, lie is not alter national politcal honors at present, and we do noi know that he ever will be. tie is probably the brainiest young member the House of Representatives has had in years. His power and jnfluenoe in Democratic councils is expanding every year, and there is no lelling where his possibilities are timited. Mark this prediction : Keep your eye on jonn snarpe wuiiams, and it will be but a few years .hence, when he will be numbertd among the most prominent Democrats in the United States. MUST MEND THEIR WAYS. Editor Times: Please note the following clipping from the Vicksbnrg Herald : Jackson. A number of white va grant were brought up before Mayor Hemingway this mornnig. Tbey were white gamblers of the oity. The caaea were held up by the mayor on the condition that the young men THE RIGHT KIND OF TALK. An exenange (new what it was talking about when it published the following: "The trade of a town is not a'l dependent upon the distance to neighboring trading points. The trade' territory depends upon the en terprise of the merchnats and real dents of the town. If a town does nui reaun aicer iraao ic will come as fast as it has to, and will grow as fast as it is forced to grow." Ex. This is as true as gospel peraching, and especially the last clause. The writer who furnished the article must have had Greenville in his mind's eye. The question The Times puts to the ' business men of Greenville is, "What are you going to do aboiffr.it?" A TRAGIC END. The killing of Mr Frank Anderson at Lake Villa, e, Ark., by a negro last Monday night is but the final reward of a reckless life, and should be an example to shun by the young boys now gro'ving to manhood. No boy ever had a more devoted mother, lov ing sisters, or more honorable kins men than Frank Anderson, and in his death the tender sympathy of their friends in Mississippi has been sor rowfluly extended to them. Who killed the cotton trade of Greenville? I, says the Cottton Exchange, I killed the cotton trade of Greenville with my little rule 12. Which is repealed. THE FACTS IN THE CASE We were unjustly critioised byj sw member of the Greenville Cot ' ton Exchange last Thursday night at the meeting of the Business League for the article that appeared in last week' Times calling the citizens' at tention to the fact that the oity trade and cotton was being caneid to other places, due to the fact, as seveial planter have said (not what The Times' editor said), "To the Cotton Exohange," whioh increased the cost of handling ootton here, and which meant less money to the seller.besides keeping him out of his money for his oottoa for several weeks. Such state ments were olearly shown at the meet ing to be nntrue. The Exchange has no rule or regulation governing coat of handling cotton. It is left on the commission men or buyers to charge their own commission, and the money is not witheld but paid immediate ly paid after the sale of the cotton. Now, where the Ootton Exchange was hurting the Greenville market, a we and others saw it, was the baying prohibiting clause in their Rules and Regulations, forbidding any person not a member of the Ex oliange from Duying cotton in the city and also prohibiting any buyer of the Exchange from buying in less than 60-bale lots. This kept the mer chant, who ooald afford paying a higher price, from buying, and drove most of the wagon cotton away from th 9 city from which the merchant's trade largely comes. But at theirmeet ing last Monday night this Rule, No. 12, was rescinded, and cotton ran now be purchasod by any buyer from wagon or table in lots from one bale up, paying the highest market price. Now where one sells iiis own cotton no charges will be made, but if it is turned over to a factor, 50 cents on the bale js charged. This is as fair as any man could wish. The Times' article may have been uutimely and nnwise as our Exchange critics said, but we do not believe it. Nor do many of the business men of the city in all professions who have endorsed the article. The fact that Greenville is 10,000 bales short so far tliis season, while the reports from other places around us with less than half the "buyers Greenville has are ahead of our last season's receipts or close to them, proved that something . was wrong and called for an investi gation. Now since it has been had, and the truo facts shown up, if our cotton factors and buyers will make extra efforts to other cities and bring the cotton here,the;recelPt this y "1'ould not fall off any over last year in propor tion of the shortage in the two crops, and by another season, Greenville will be the cotton market of the Delta, which honor she is entitled to. COTTON MtCElPTB. orMDviii is.f'i 16;n7 L,"d i li ra? .l" "tT". Greenwood .. M A WORD FROM UNCLE RUEBEN. Whar is dat dai gen'lman, De white fo'k. call Mm Brown, Who was to raise de cotton up And bring prosperity 'rounT Dey say he was de feller Dat war goin' to save de Souf By making ootton fetch ten oeuU An put meat in onr mouf. But how he gwine ter do it Wid ootton goin' down, An' mighty little of it, An' meat two bits a poun'. De merchant done nailed up de crib, Hauled de oorn from off de groun', An' now he am a eyein' De taters in de groun'. O, Mistah Brown, if whar you is You can dis nigger see, Jes plesae ter run de cotton up An' save po' fo'ks like me. Dai's Smif an' Brown an' Jones, But de greates' of dese am Brown, If you'll jes tak' de cotton up An' bring de meat stuffs down. An' if you won't, don I'll jes say You am only jes a dude, Dis am de fus, also de Ins, From po' ole Uncle Rube. Coana, in Dvtrnut News. I i fuitmal ' I It Paysyc To Look VA; Tilit JOB WEINBERG Prap. Are Ho7f Selling the MUit. 3iSCrL0SS BROS $12.50 ..Kod $15.00 Here ts made hla hit .-J " Ml II J. ovi-ikb oy geitlM In,' the teit (if fabrics in thelatitoir, oltjr shops ask $25 00 for thsm, BRIDGE NOTICE. State of Mississippi Washington County By virtue of an ordr of the board ol supervisors of said county, made this day, sealed bids ure invited to ba filed with the undersigned celrk. on or be fore 9 o'clock a. in. on Monday, the "tli day of December, lllOIi, for the con struction of a bridge about sixty feel in leneth, across P.awles Bayou oi. Road No. 4, In said county. The same to be built in accordance with the old plans and specifications now on file in the office of the chancery clerk. T! e board reserves the right to reject any and all bid", and requires a good and sufficient bond to be filed with each bid. Given under my hand and official seal this 2nd day of November, 1903 T. H. HOOD, Clerk. STRAYED OR STOLEN. Strayed or Stolen One gray mare mule. 15 hands hi ell, shoe on front feet. Mule was from Woodford's Plantation near Leland. Reward will be paid for recovery either at Wood ford's Plantation or at Greenville bv mt'thn hnvnrfl nf MOrEaQ JohOSOD. 11-7-if 4 A Prescription Guaranteed to keep you comfortable in Cold Weather Is your temperature going down? Try overcoat treatment, guaranteed cure for cold, taken in amall, medium - 'or long doses, Alt sorts of Hood overcoats from $10 to $25, Temperature still going down? Try suit treatment, gets nearer to you than owercoats and comes at at tractive prices. Good sorts marked $10 to $25, Gone down as far as it will go ? No ? Try our good, warm underwear, ali kinds, styles and grades, $1 to $6 suit. There! We've made you comfortable at last and you'll stay so all winter. Pocket, book isn't hurt much either, is it? SOL BRILL Clothier and Merchant Tailor. 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