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Published every Saturday by times Printing and Publishing Co., No. 224 Main Street. THE DELTA'S POPULAR. PAPER Subscription Two Dollars the Year H. T. CROSBY, Editor and Manager. Advertisers ,get their money's worth in THE TIMES each week. Prices given on application. Saturday, November 24, 1906 For Governor, HON. E. N. THOMAS, Of Washington County. Our Choice for U. S. Senator GOVERNOR J AS. K. VARDAMAN NOTICE TO CANDIDATES. The Times' rate for announcing District Candidates is $15.00; County County Candidates is $10.00. The rate to Beat officers is $5.00, and to municipal candidates $10.00; to be paid in advance in each instance. All cards, calls, etc., must be paid for be fore publication. Candidates will please be.ir this jn mind and bring the cash. We are authorized to announce the name of JAS. G. SPENCER, of Port Gibson, as a candidate for State Insurance Commissioner.. Sub ject to the decision of the Democratic primaries. FOR CHANCERY CLERK. Wic are authorized to announce the below named gentlemen as candi dates for the office of Chancery Clerk subject to the action of the Demo cratic primary: J. H. ROBB. W. W. MILLER. We are authorized to announce W. K. GILDART as a candidate for the office of Circuit j Clerk, subject to the action Ct the I Democratic primary. We are authorized to announce HARVEY MILLER as a candidate for the office of Sher iff, subject to the action of the Demo cratic primary. We are authorized to announce the name of WM. KLINGMAN, Jr. as a candidate for Treasurer of Wash ington County, subject to the action of the Democratic primary.. The Times Special Edition will prove a Thanksgiving issue for the paper. -25000 IN 1910- Greenville will stand back for no city in the State when it comes to progress. 25000 ijj 1910 The Times is with the people in forcing every holder of a city fran chise giving the people what they are entitled to. 25000Sx 191 ADelta Fair in Greenville would be a good move for our people to take "hold of and push. 25000 IN lf10 Every city in the State holds up Greenville your own city to the world as an ideal city. : sr.oooix i!io Elect your marshal and police judge, and if they are shrewd politi cians, you will never remove them from office. .-- -2VKOiN lHrt- The Council last Thursday night acted on the ward proposition a asked for by the public meeting. So. now the city will have wards. 25000 IK 1910 The citizen who thinks Jackson or any other city is better than Green ville, has no strings tied to him to -prevent him from going there. 250001X1910 If the advocates of the code would work and talk for their city as they talk against it, The Times prophesy for 25,0001910, would be realized. - 25000 Hf 1910 This is not a fight under the cover, behind closed doors, or by misrepre sentation, but should be a fight in the pen, a fight of fairness, an appeal to judgment and reason, as the city's future and property values, as. well as the friendship of her people, are at stake. " 25O00W1910 The advocates of the code say'that if ?t adopted it wilt kill the one man P-'w.r v hich they claim as ruling the "ty to'ay How will it, may we ask. w hen it grants the Mayor -the veto power? The truth is, it gves him a power that the present Mayor has not ROt today.' ,; : " v - -2o000 is 1?10jf The .'advocates of the code can gvi representation sooner under our pres- t Charter than by going under the code Tor, by -going under the code, the officers of the city can not b elected until 1908, while,, if it is de sired, under our city Charter, a com plete "change of officers can be made in 1907. r -r 25000 nciaio ... ; The candidates "for Governor are all at home except TrulyXard Noc!,- who are holding joint debates in the Eastern part of the State. We think they jyili make few votes this time of the year, for the small boy ' and Chirsfcmas is now receiving more at tention in the minds and hearts of the voters than all the candidates for Governor together. 25000IS1910 Hon. J. L. Hebron, the President of the District's Levee Board, deliv ered an able speech before the Deep waterways Convention at St. Louis and was honored by that distinguish ed body of the Nation's representa tive men by being elected one of its Vice Presidents. Mr. Hebron is a graduate of the State University and has long since been recognized, not only as a man of ability, but one of the best public speakers and debaters in the State. The honor conferred on him at St. Louis is rejoiced in, not only by -his friends in the city and district, but throughout the entire State. 2.vx0ixl010 The open meeting at the Opera House last Wednesday night was the time for Code advocates to have met in debate with the opponents of the change. It was not a packed house of city advocates, as claimed by the Code people, but was made up of men representing both sides and the ma jority there were citizens who, so to speak, were on the fence, .wanting to hear both sides of the question, so they could vote intelligently. The speeches made were open, convincing and strong, free from personalities and sarcasm and appealed to the rea son, home, patriotism and self-government of every man present. The result was, many a man who came there in favor of the Code, left one of its strongest opponents. 25000 in 1910 Oh, ho! Greenville with a dozen railroads a?d its miles of granolithic pavements and big stores, strong banks, and rich merchants had a Board of Trade meeting to look after more trade. The fair weather fooled 'them. There is now on the theshold .of that city as well as for all of the Delta tourns and plantation stores the biggest and most prontaDie . season ever Known, xne streets ana side walks will not be wide enough for cus tomers and stores will be packed with purchasers that can not be waited up on in the congestion of eager pur chasers. Nor will stocks suffice to meet the demands and the congestion of railroads will prevent telegraph or ders from the East. No planter would gin while the weather was fair, and hurried and persistene picking has been going on, and from henceforth a wish to gin and market before Christmas will be in order of the day. Let Mr. J. P. Adams, Secretary of the Business League, print 100,000 posters inviting country folks to come to Vicksburg where they can have a selection of goods and prices equal to St. Louis or New York. We be lieve in printers' ink and '"get up and git!" Local and Advertiser. 23000 IN 1919- COME OUT IN THE OPEN The coming Code , -election has brought about a state of affairs de plorable in the extreme. The issue is one that should be fought in the open by both sides. It is a question that should be voted upon intelligently and every voter should deem it his duty as a patriotic citizen to cast his vote as he thinks best for the interest of the city. There are many voters who are not yet fully .satisfied in their minds just w hich would give the greatest good to Greenville, they do" not fully under stand the question and are at sea as to whether to cast their vote to go under the code or let the present special Charter remain, with a few amendments. . These voters, so undecided, have seen and heard enough to make them thoroughly disgusted with the matter and resolve to take no part 'in the fight or election, and ther are not to be blamed. But someone is responsi ble for this feeling of antipathy that is gradually becoming an unseen but important factor in either carrying or defeating the code measure. Both sides claim to be fighting for the betterment of the city, but they wage their war on very difficult lines of battle. It reminds one of the old days of intrigue and hidden hand workings, and this question is to all too important to be decided by any such methods. Every patriotic Amer ican citizen loves an open, fair and square fight. There is nothing that tends more to create suspicion and distrust in political or any other im portant question, than secrecy. And this is what the undecided voter is confronted with in the code fight. .Those who w ant tlj city to go -.under the code hold their meetings in secret.. Unless you are known to be fully for the code you can have no part in their sessions. If you are in clined toward the code, but do not feel fully satisfied, you are rousted. Honestly, with the best interests of the city at heart, we ask, is this a proper manner in which to conduct a fight on such a question of the most vital importance? Is it fair and fust to all interest to conduct such a cam paign? Is this a bush-whacking fight? And right down in their hearts-' can the code people hope to carry the election 4y such methods? - - What do - we have on the, other nand? v Those who do not believe m going under the code have held all" their meetings free and open to the public They have invited discussions, pro and ' con, on the matter. They have beg ged and pleaded with the code work ers and prime movers to attend these public meetings and give open and fair debate. Could anything be more fair and just? But is the invitation accepted? No! In the name of common sense, who will have any faith in the code move ment when their prime movers and agitators refuse to go before the peo ple with their views and state their reasons for wishing to go under the code? Words fail to express the con tempt fair and justice-loving people have for all such proceedures. It all leaves the impression that the code workers fear the disastrous re sult of an open debate would mean to their side, and leaves a very serious doubt whether the codeist are after all as sincere and patriotic as they profess. Their manner of campaign ing has already hurt their movement They were forced to recognize this fact at their secret meeting last Thurs day night, when they decided to hold a public meeting on next Saturday night just FOUR DAYS BEFORE THE ELECTION. Verily, the God dess of Justice must have hid her blushing face at such a sense, of right and justice, when such a program was proposed and formulated. Four days before the election! The codeists will surely have to change their date of public meeting. If they don't they had better fix the date for the night after election and make it a meeting of regret and, condolence. The day of decision is not far off, and that decision will be decided by the right people and by right motives and methods. The old saying that all is fair in love and war," has no appli cation to this matter. We are in no war and no strategy or intrigue will carry the decision. Put that in your pipe and smoke it, Mr. Codeist. Later, as we go to press, we learn that the joint meeting will be held next Tuesday night. This is better and shows' they are at last willing to give the voter time to weigh the as sertion made by both sides before the day of election. - t- . - - 25000 in 1910 sr MANY MINOR POSI TIONS CHANGE THE PRISON TRUSTEES NOT YET NAMED New Prison Management to Take Control First of Year Sec. Wells Will Not Ask Re-Election Will Run for State Treas. Jackson, Miss.f Nov. 24. Governor Vardaman has not yet named the new officials who will take charge of the penitentiary management on the first of January, but will probably do so before the end of the week. It con tinues tot be the prevailing opinion around the State House that Mr. Charles Smith of Port Gibson,- and Capt. Frank Burkitt, of Okalona, will be named as trustees, and Mr. J. Hi ram McGehee, of Meadville, will be appointed superintendent. The iden tity of the trustees for the middle district is shrouded in doubt. Accompanying the change in man agement will also follow many sweep ing changes in the minor positions, including farm sergeants, prison sec retary, physicians, etc. The new in cumbents for these positions, ? of course, can not be forecasted until the personnel of the new. board of trustees is made known, bua it will be the policy of teh administration to get rid of many of the present em ployes. It was the re-election of Dr. Watts by the present aboard of controll that caused the Governor's political split with members of that body who haa previously voted with him, the Gov ernor favoring . the election of Dr. Edwards, a brother of his private sec retary. In all other departments changes will be made. Dr. J. P. Berry does nrt expect re-election as surgeon of the Oakley hospital, and Secretary John T. Wells, of the prison board, will not ask re-election, as he intends to commence an active campaign for State Treasurer on the first of Jan- . uary. Sweeping changes in the list of farm sergeants . is anticipated John Dodds, sergeant at the Oakley farm, will not be retained- Several of the farm sergeants at Sunflower, and Ser geant Ramey, of the Rankin place, . may remain in office, but this is not altogether certain. The new trustees may get an entirely new set of in cumbents for the minor positions. . The new law governing the prison management, as drafted by the last Legislature, contains somf radical de partures, from the present system of government. t Cther employes shall be elected as jfol! v,s: Clerk of theJioard at $1,00 per year; surgeon of Sunflower farm ;at $2400 per year and a residence; dis- patch sergeant at $1,200 per year arret I traveling expenses; commissary clerk at the Sunflower farm at $1,200 oerlaon when Miss Rinffham secured the year; chaplain at $1,000 per year and i ' traveling expenses. Physicians an.d . employes for the other farms may be j chosen as the trustees shall see .. fit. me employes snaii De eiecrea ior t (Continued on pase 7.-V. V '-. . . . . . ... ' . ABOUT THE PLAY Under this head will be found each week a criticism of the plays recently produced in this city, as well as a view as what to expect in the coming productions "Primrose Minstrels." It is an open, question, did George Primrose discover Emile Subers, or did Subers find Primrose? At any rate, it is a happy combination, for without this star of minstrely, the production last night would have been very weak as a, 'laugh producer. Mr. Subers is very much on the order of George Wilson, and evident ly takes much delight in ferreting out the short comings of a city, for-his many shatts last night were well placed. His song, "I've Said My Last I famous Proctor Stock Company at Farewell," was well sung, and his ' the Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York, performance all the way through j As an inducement F. F. Proctor gave made him a favorite in "Greenville. her hY far the largest salary ever Daring the first part, the honors j Paid even a star in stock, but results of the vocalists were evenly divided, more than justified him, for' during as every song was w ell rendered by her engagement at the Fifth Avenue capable artists. David Irwin sang a , that house enjoyed the greatest 'vogue beautiful ballad entitled "When the ; of its career. This season Miss Bing Evening Breeze is Sighing, Home, i lham is once more in command of her Sweet Home," and the applause was j own organization, with one of the generous. The old favorite "Silve? j nK)st delightful plays in which she Threads Among the Gold," by Will j ever appeared. Oaklin, was well received; though J "The Lilac Room' is quaintly Eng the singer has a fine soprano voice , 1Ish in atmosphere; it possesses an and is better suited to play a "female j absorbing love story and beneath its impersonator." Chas. Rernhart sang j sprightly comedy is a plot of much "New Hampshire Molly" in a mas-. dramatic intensity. Miss Bingham's terly manner, his strong tenor voice company is entirely English, being pleasing so well that he was forced I selected solely with a view to pre to respond to several encores, among serving the charming native spirit of which he sang Fritz Emmett's well-, the play. It includes Fred Tyler, renowned "Lullaby" and awakened . from the Lyceum Theatre, London, echoes of the past. w- E- Bonney, Joseph Mann, Perci- On the end, Geo. Primrose and val Aylmer, Fred Powell, Chas. But Emile Subers were excellent ana ler, B- E. Wood, Rosalie Dupree, Mrs. sprang many new jokes, interspersed F- Powell, Jessie Glendenning, Ger with a few old ones. George Gorman trude Augarde and Martha Endham. and Eddie Horan were only fair dur- J ing the time they were on the end. Miss. Marie Glazer of "The Little The second part demonstrated the Joker" company is without doubt one clever ability to Primrose as a drill- of the most strikingly beautiful wo master, for the many dances and mil- men on the stage today, being of that itary drills were perfect in rhymth f dark brunette type so often, and er and precision. The sketch, 'The Mag- j roneously described as coming only nolia Hotel," was very bad for it from the Southern or warmer clim kept one waiting for "something to , ates, while Miss Glazier claims Wis happen," and finall; ended without cousin as her State and the town of affording nnv amus.Aient. It would ! Kenosha as her birth place. After be better to leave this out. The spectacular scenic wind-up was pretty and a clever finish to a clever minstrel performance. It was a gOod, old-time production; clean, well staged and well appreciated by a good sized audience, who left the theatre in a lighter frame of mind than they entered Jt. Come again, Primrose, and bring Subers along; as well as the same bunch of vocalists, and we will fill the house. - ; WHAT TO EXPECT. The Little,-Joker. Arthur Dunn, the comedian of di- mmutive - size, is ndeed a "Little Joker," and while -he may not be classed as a wit, yet his make-ups and quaint style never fails to amuse. His mannerisms are sdmewhat simi lar to George Cohan, for he has the same apparent conceit that he is the whole show. However, as I understand, is not true in the present production, which is said to be one of the most expen sive on the road. The many ensem bles and dances are enhanced with electrical effects while the costum-inc- is nuite a feature. Am ti,. .nV , fcir, "Tf T Were Only Taller," is the best; whjk "May I?" "The Widow," "Terasita" and "The Fairest Flower in Dixie, " ,' are the most likely to win applause, j As "Punch Swift." Mr. Dunn is, meeting with more plaudits than he did with "The Runaways," which two 3'ears ago was proclaimed his greatest success. y The supporting company are ' al lowed many opportunities in the pro duction, and it falls to the lot of Miss Marie Glazier to take second lead. Being a woman of magnificent stat- tire allows her double chance to make good with so small a package of humanity as Arthur Dunn. "THE GREEN CAT." AT THE GRAND. Seldom are artistic temperament and business ability combined in the same woman. A notable exception is Amelia Bingham, who is to appear at the Grand December 6, in the bril- liant English comedy, "The Lilac Room." Miss Bingham is the only 1 . instance in the United States of a successful actress-manager. A favor- ite actress usually rises to her posi- tion largely from the, fact that she has no business cares to worry her. A . sihxewd manager has smoothed the mout of her way so that she has was horrified by the news that an as nothing to do but pursue her art. sault upon a white woman had been Therefore, the theatrical world was attempted by a negro. The negro's taken quite 'by. surprise some j'ears name is Henry Terrell and is about Bijou Theatre in New York, organ- izedlone of the strongest stock com- oani'es .ever seen , in the Metrooolis. i and produced, with1 overwhelmingly results, ciyae nren s cleverest urama 'The ' Climbers. In this enterprise ... r j M iss Bingham was her own business manager, stage manager, and leading woman. Under her management were Frank Worthing, Clara Blood good, Madge Carr Cooke, Wilton Lackaye, Robert Edeson, Henry E. Dixey and Henry Woodruff, all of whom have since become stars. The success won for herself in "The Climbers," Miss Bingham more than duplicated in "A Modern Magdalen," and "The Frisky Mrs. Johnson." Miss Bingftiam temporarily abandoned management a year ago to head the graduating from the ladies' seminary, located in her native city, Miss Gla- j zier took up drawing, which she haa early evinced a liking for, with the intention of ultimately becoming an artist and with that object in view moved to Chicago. While there she formed the acquaintance of a young lady who was at the time rehearsing for a coming production of a comic opera. Being of very prepossessing appearance,- the manager prelva'iled upon her to enter the ranks, during the run in Chicago, which she did, more in spirit of fun, and to be with her friend, than with any serious in- j tention of remaining permanently on the stage, but her striking appearance ana nSurc ana sweet soprano voice, began to attract attention, and almost before she was aware of it, she was pla3ring one of the lesser roles in the piece and cast for the principal part in the opera to follow. Even to this day, Miss Glazier asserts that she can not account for the way that she was drawn into the theatrical fold, but she admits that she has never re greted it and would not desert the stage now, even though she could be come a female Rembrandt. She will appear at the Grand Nov. 30. what are thc Greatest Songs? The New York Herald recently commented on the question, ''What are the Greatest Songs?" Songs that have stirred the human heart, songs whose rhythm and melody are for all time? Many views were advanced by the various readers but by almost (unanimous consent, the following were the songs that were entitled to that distinction and voted to an ex alted position in the "Hall of Fame:' "The Star Spangled Banner," "The Marseillaise," "DieWacht am Rhein,' "Song of the Evening Star" from iTannhauser; "The Lost Chord," "Die Meistersiriger," 'Old Black Joe," "Misere," from "II Trovatore," "God Save the Queen," and "Dixie." These irrfmortal melodies, together with all the patriotic national anthems, bal lads and coon songs, and Varsity Class Songs, will be .rendered in the magnificent program which the "Dan dy Dixie Minstrels" announce at the Grand Opera House, Monday, Dec 3. A Mid-Season Sale of right now goods atNelms & Blum Co. - : "This is not a fight of politics, per- sonalities or office, but a hght for the betterment ot tne laws unaer wmcn we live; it should be a. fight in the open and not behind closed doors or under cover." Le Roy Percy. 1 ; Last Saturday night Greenwooa twenty years of air- His intended is a young married Swedish woman of irreproachable character, and who is known as a hard working, and in- dustrious woman. The prisoner was orougnt 10 in:s city ano iougca in the County Jail.rt ' . ' 4 -. .. , . .. TO STYLISH ! X x i SOL. BRILL t J IDON'T 13LTVd&TILL X X Hofftnarfs 5qn3 10c. Store Special Sale Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Nov. 1 9, 20 and 2 1 . 25c German Cup and Saucers, 10c. Japanese Cup and Saucers, 25c. worth 50 and 75c. Bavarian & Haviland Cups and Saucers, only 25c. worth 50c. German Salad Dishes, 35, 60, 75, $1., worth double. German Fruit Saucers, worth 20c. Sale price, 0c. Bavarian 3-pint Pitchers, only 50c. Bavarian Coffee Pots, only 75. American China Berry Sets, 1 bowl and 6 saucers Sale Price, $1.50 Bisque Figures, 25c. Sale Price 10c. Bisque Figures, 25c. to $1.50, worth double. 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