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THE GRENADA SENTINEL
GRENADA, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, JANUARY 10,1919
S/.YS INCOME TAX
LIBERTY BOND ISSUE
New York, Jan. 4.—Charging big
sales of Liberty Bonds
by income tax dodgers, Assistan Dis
trict Attorney Brogan in a report to
the county district attorney today '
urged the need of an inquiry by the
stock exchange to ascertain the names
of wealthy men suspected of this
causing the decline in the price
the war securities sharply below par.
It is generally conceded," said Mr, i
re ik) rt, "by those who are
familiar with market conditions that
the low prices obtaining for Liberty j
Bonds at the end of the income tax
ized upon by a great
year were seize
many to sell their bonds with a view
of establishing losses to offset profits
which would have to he shown in mak
ing their income tax reports.
"This reached the highest point on
December SO. when more than $40.
000,000 worth of Liberty Bonds were
In the last ten days in
1918. the transactions
amounted to $250,000,000 in Liberty
My investigations in
show that, probably 50 per
cent of these tr:i
on cross orders by heavy inv r estors.
who gave their brokers a selling or
der for anywhere from $500,000 to
$ 1.500.000 worth of Liberty Bonds,
at the same time putting in a buying
order to buy the <ame amount at the
market price, thu- establishing a fic
repon on their income
titious loss t<
people ir. the sale o
and other investments.
same method has
followed by many
in their own business enterprises.
"If it is permitted to go unnoticed
the government probably jvil! lose
WAR COST EQUAL
•J. S. WE
W;; - •
mount Huuai to the on
war c< I ;::i i:
tire wealth <•'
Figure' now ;
*249.7 mi, 00U.
000. The wealth of the United States
is estimated at $255,000,000,000.
lnten -t o this < ebt. based on the
rom European eoun
ai out $1 1.240 J 00.- 1
It i t
\ c Ird* ci
latest re pi .'t
t'ries. will ti
000 a veil!. Thi
ages approximately 4 1-2 per cent
in the countries which sold interest
The Centra! powers method of sell
ing bonds made their interest rate a
little higher than the figures. The
cicft rale aver
apparent difference is made up by the
st collected in tax
part of the war *
America's share of the cost when |
actual fighting ceased was $21,000.
surv officials said to
000.000, but to
day that tigure reJiched $21, 080.000,- j
000 when the
w year began.
Germany spent $47,500,000,000 di-1
rectly on her military programme,
reports from German publicists show.
Of this sum she borrowed more than
$38,000,000,000, in long term loans.
The expenditures o f Austria-Hun
gary, Turkey and Bulgaria have
never been separated in reports leak
ing out through the ct
treasury statisticians place their war
cost at $33.00i*.00(».O00.
Gemany's three allies.
TO PROVIDE ALL WOMEN
18 TO 45 WITH HUSBANDS I
W. B. BARNES ASKS
A RE-ELECTION j
Iri the announcement column on j
sue will i
name of W. B. Barnes
the editorial page of this is
be seen the
who seeks a re-election to the* office
of Circuit Clerk, a position to which '
he was elected four years ago.
county to need any introduction by
any one, and words of praise or com
mendation as to his integrity of char- *
acter or as to hi* allegiance to what;
he believes to be right wchld appear
to be almost an act of su per rogation. :
He first sa.w the lig-ht of day in Gre- i
called, is too well known in Grenada '
nada county a few miles west of Gre
nada and has spent more than six-!
ty years going out and comi«g in be
fore these people. If there is any;
one w'ho can point the linger of ac
cusation against him or who can say
that be has not endeavored to live
the life of the honest man, The Sen
tinel is not aware of it. To say that
to do right day by day and
be just with his fellows, is butj
repeating what everybody knows.;
These things count for more than
wealth, for more than influence or
he' no better
position and there can
guarantee of fidelity of purpose and
Barnes has made the best of
fleer of which he is capable and his
past services serve as a
what the public may expect, should
in be entrusted with this pub
h*- a k a * n
He is reaching that place
. , ,
m life which admonishes him that he
j.- nearing bis sunset, but his horizon
ith the luxury of deeds
might be well for Mr. Barnes' fnends
rot to overlook the fact that he must
is redolent w
retire from the active
'in a few years
pursuits of life.
make a personal
county and discuss
with the voters
CR1TZ SUCCEEDED BY TROTMAN
Mr. VV. H. Critz, who has been
the helm in the management
Uumberland Telephone office
nada for several years, has been trans
ferred to Greenwood and is succeed
here by Mr. A. L. Trotman. Mr.
Trotman has had extensive experience
am) v no 4 ] ou j, t flll the post here
He follows a good man.
Mr. Critz is a splendid citizen
and esteem of the community.
Trotman bears the mark of a man
who knows his business and who has
that tact and
spirit of accommod*
tion so necessary m
and one that
iln verv siiort notice,
was somewhat a surprise to the pa
id the bride in Grenada, Mr.
A. T. Inman. Mr. Craddock
s Inman were
home v here
Mb s G1
united i:f marriage at me
Rule was boarding in Memphis.
27^ Union Avenue, last Friday after
noon at 5 o'clock, a member of the
Episcvipal rlergy oiTkiauing. l'herc
parental objection to the
hut the groom had but a
day oi two's furlough and immediate
ly upon reaching Memphis he began to
seech his affianced to name the hour
s it was that a telephone rail home
kc the news to the parents.
M . Rule is a native of New Mexico
but his home is now in San Francis
co, Calif., where his mother and two
married, listers reside.
)f 4 •
! met him when he was a traveling
salesman. At present he is a first
'Lieutenant in the machine gun corps
at Camp Wadsworth, near Spartan
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buig, S. C. When he first volunteer-
ed. he was sent to (amp Kernev.
!*f,/»m there to Camp Pike, thence tc
Camp Perry and from Camp Perry,
j because ol his superior skill in marks
manship. tu Camp Wadsworth.
is * gentleman of pleasing address
and one who will not fail to get
ready access to the confidence and
the esteem of almost everybody.
Mrs. Rule is the older daughter <of
Mr. ami Mrs. A. T. Inman.
She is a
lovely young woman. She has a line
P 1 .'ictiial fit her ideas
those sweet elements of character
which always mark the pure and gra
cious girl, the attractive woman. Sh
fori"'* 1 lu ' ar we,i her P iirt ,n saemu
She is thoroug
•contract into which she has ent. • d.
! She has had the example of a mother
1 w ho as a good
* is rarely excelled.
! this nobk* mother has made it's irn
wife, a real helpmeet,
j Press upon her home and her child
ren and the wise man w'ho said to
his son, "be sure you know
would have no mis
i wife's mother.
livings as to this mother.
°* mother has budded forth r.
' his children and the husband of this
bride may well felicitate that he has
found a rare iewel.
Mr. Rule has returned to Camp.
-^ rs - ^ u l e expects to come home about
Sunday where she will remain pend
* in R the time Mr. Rule gets a discharge
; - f ter which they will go to their home
ri n Golden West.
: Sentinel extends congratula
i tions and best wishes.
Malcolm Lawrence reached home
Wednesday night from Camp Beaure
gard where he had been sent from
Camp Johnston for demobilization,
He left home the last of July and
enlisted in New Orleans.
EXTRACTS FROM FOUR LETTERS
JUST RECEIVED FROM EARL
j R BROWN
Nov. 20, 1918
1 wrote a couple of days ago, but
1 have a notion that something has
happened to that letter, rather than
it getting mailed.
the mail please forgive me for such
Mow he it, from all I can lean,
•member that good 11th hour, 11th
day, 11th month, when that sudden
but welcome silence ftdl upon us,
which we knew nothing of till about
half hour before the appointed time,
when they cams around and to!d vs
that we could build flies : ad light
candles at night for oj 1 ' own cun fort
Nights have not he vi so uneearaaly
If it did get into
k rg and .) d since t^en.
Now we have disposed of most all
f our horses, our guns, and such
stuff, and moved into a village nam
ed VViseppe, about 10 k. .west of
Dunsur-Meuse. anti we are quite
'comfortably located inside,
u ,» and trying to rid
the omnipresent cootie.
who is at the front who claims he
hasn't any is generally thought to be
-liar.) So boiling and bath
are in order.
They say we are going to Dun to
monow for transortation to southern
France, perhaps to Bordeaux, since
the 123rd is there now, sent there to
get their motors before our last on
However, so far as we
every move we )nakc* is
just one move nearer home, and we
can't make any of those moves too
soon to suit most any man in
Personally. 1 hope that if you
had any Christmas to send me you are
aving it for me to come after. Fur
•an see now.
:i be in L. S. by :i.e time it
• et- to h ranee
Ion t suppose
there's much liklihood of such rapid
• any iti luck.
forxvard. but I have out
lived the war and all's wed over here
and 1 hope good fortune will contin
ue till 1 reach Brownie Wood without
having "flu" or without finding it
And l"ll he REAL sure t»
ge of Wiseppe, beteen Stenay and
Dun. We are awaiting transportation
a* Dun, and hoping, without any in
:un<nee. that we will entrain at that
are still in this vil
Dun is al
at an early date,
most 10 k. from here, but we will
have to hike, as the railroad has not
he. n entirely put back into service,
and our wagons, etc., have been mov
ed to Dun.
This village has been
, , . ...
destroyed by shelling, and a
ol artillery finds quite i
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quarters here, but with the home
,. f ...
coming season of the exiled citizen
- there are sometimes some interesting
„ . . . .. ...
arguments. That is, they would be
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interesting it one could understand
. .. .. , .. . .
both pro and con. And some of
us who understand a little French
at times are totally ignorant at others.
It doesn't pay. sometimes, to under
d too much. There's an old lady
lodged in the town somewhere who
wants to run us 7>ut. but hasn't suc
ceeded so far. We offered to bunch
up and make ■ oom for her and her
family, but she wasn"t satisfied with
that, so we are "awaiting orders."
But I hope we will leave them the
whole bloomin' " town— yes. the
whole of Fiance; for we are all look
ing forward to our second, (most of
swear it will be their last > sea
o Lei II
t h em .
Dee. 8.—Maybe I"1I get a bunch of
letters from home one of these days,
so j%| better be writing, now that
I haven't the* excuse of being t«o
busy or too scared to write.
to have a little paper, and I borrow
ed a pencil.
1 never told you any of the where's
and when's of the war,
censor didn't like it.
It seems he
didn t even want me to mention Be
sancon, far as it was behind the lines,
j But those restrictions have been lift
e d and I can send you an outline of
left good old U. S. A. I don't know
w-hat has been my program since we
how much you have been* able
j May 14 left Camp Logan,
lg—arrived at Camp Merritt. May
2f —Left Camp Merrit and boarded
the Cunard Liner, Melita, via Hpbo
May 27—Sailed from N- Y
Harbor at 7 a. m.
June 7. Landed at Liverpool, took
train to Winchester. June 10.
Boarded British transport at South
ampton. June 11. Arrived at La
Left L* j
Havre, France. June 12.
j Havre by train, bound for Italy (?) - j
! June 14. Arrived at Omane, and
climbed the mountains by motor truck
to lhimes, still in FrFance.
July 19. Moved to Camp du Val
Marched in the For
| siarts our"'
Mcn _ suppon ., nR
ret de la Reigne, encamped and cam
ouflaged near Bout) on the Toul sec
St. Mihiel drive
guns in barrage on
the 18th infan
; try 1st division,
from St. Mihiel region, and marched
11. Left Verry line for
Arrived at Brocourt rest.
Order to cease Af |
tow aid Verdun sector.
! at Purvis* encamped, and camouflag
wiih a bai'age at 10:00
ed, in an orchard. 27.
24. Started Argonne
drive at Romagne.
\• i use
take time j
to tell you of the war by mail. I hope ■
to tell therest.
ing at 11 a. m.
T his is about all 1
15.—We are still at Wiseppc,!
life, daily i
for most anyth ng,
to he t
ing a routine garrison
at all from
reported that the following con\* •-j
sation will be heard ?n
a theatre on
Broadw&j twt years hence:
"Oh, by the way ,}
Jack, what ever became of that crack
58th brigade of youis,
"loess nr.v sou
i, I didn't forget all about those poor j
Those lads are still over
onallv doubt if that happens.
: but no doubt we will be some weeks j
d we are
now. so we should
met" if it
in the army yet; a
along pretty well
not be impati'
erne months to
rugulai and l»t
•..ter rations than could
furnished on the firing
have better shelter tnan
What's the dif
:ni*. and we
ur tents to sleep m.
ference if we have two month's pay j
- ut' and no place to spend it if we
had a million. We keep hearing thud j
we aie going' home, and going to|„,
Gern,' ;r . as occupation tcoops
i atfiVy r.ub a daily MuhiMin issued by J
a committee of Public Misinfovma- j
tion which is quite interesting. It is j
v bulletin posted for the suffering
j i blic to peruse and g'et fi Osh joy.
, fromone paragraph and fresh grief
from the next.
To make a long story short I'm
in France 'til further notice.. They
ddn't kill me in this war and don't
I hone they will in the next.
Lots of love.
EARL B. BROWN.
Mrs. R. G. Milliard, of West Point,
visiting Mrs. R. A. Tucker.
AND FARM GAS
Brings A Large Number to Inspect
And See What Can Be Done
The school heretofore announced for.
Grenada, Jan. 6-11, where the issue
tractor machines and farm gas
engines are being shown started on
schedule time. The engines and the
numerous kinds have
adorned the public squat c e\ei\ dav j
The severe weather the early part
! machines of
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of the week deterred many, no doubt, i
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from coming, still there have been
(iuite a large number of farmers and
... „ . .
interested citizens generally on hand !
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everv dav to watch the use and the
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manipulation of these modern and i
up-io-date road and farm machines.
The skill and ease with which they;
are operated is remarkable and it can |
bo seen that those stand and look on i
as it were, realize that they are but '
; operated is remarkable and it is
seen that those who stand and look on
the precurorsof what ere long may
of Mississippi. Some of them are
being bought. More will be bought
as the days pass by. To some it may
seem impossible that there can be J
any general use of these tractors and
engines on the farms and in the hills
of Mississippi, yet it will he realized
that ton years a K o. one would hardly
have thought that such a great num
ber would he using autos at this day. j
These tractors will come as labor
grows in shortage. Anyway, the
school" has served to show what
edn be done and is but another one
of the many things that the farsee
ing man must realize must come, to a
greater or less extent, in the next
WANT WHYTE WHITAKER TO
We the undersigned < itizens and
\oters of Grenada county fee! much j
pride that we have in the army one
our most worthy citizens and we
hereby nominate Regimental Ser
foi the office of Chancery Clerk sub
election of the Demo
Wm. Whyte Whitaker,
ject to the
eratic party in the ensuing election.
!on't know him. make in
lf you <
quiry of any one you me t. they will
te jj vou a u a b ou t him.
C. H. Winter, T. E. Smith, R. C.
Smith, P. B. Curry. A. F. Tribble, R. J
W. P. Curry, J. W. Hollon,
W. R. Woolf oik, G. P. Cunning-^
!•*■ Wood, \\aid H. Smith, Walter
Wasbburn , L. F. Madden, J. H. Hud- j
L . K Phillips, T. D. EmmorcJ
iW. h. O'Bryant, .1. H. 1 artuaugh, j
. L. Harris, E. L. Massey, \\. H. >
Payne. B. L. Harris, Sr., C. M. Nall,
" * ' j
ham, C. A. Carpenter,
.J. J. Hexing, !
J. W. Harris, Francis Massey,
Turner, W. B. Simpson, J. A. Rice j
Cunningham, J. H. Massey, J. E. Kel
-ley, J. R. Ray, J. A. Hammons, VV. \
T Turner, VV. B.
Mike Hey, L. B Pressgr
Shumate, T. .J. Kellev.
Simpson, J. A. Rice, j
ove, Joe Ward,!
^^ptjst THEOLOGICAL SCHOOL \
Oens at First Baptist Church Next
The Winter Theological School tor
th( , w j ntor
the Baptists of Mississippi will open j
session for this distret
at the Frst Baptist Church in Gre- ,
nada next Monday, 2 o'clock, p.
The Rev. Geo. F. Barton will conduct
,j u , 0 p en j n g
iaily schedule will be as
Devotional—8:30 to 9:00.
Study 9:00 to 10:00. Pas
Coi \ r;.ti\t w<>rk. 10:00 to
Add es*. 11:00 to 12.00.
i ! :(•(*. •
tjCi liioii or
t .; ency
Devotional, 2:00 to 2:3o.
Study, 2:30 to 2 :oo
1 :T0 to 4 :3o.
:30 to 5;30. Adjournment. ,
«:pi Budget Systme. 7:00 to
Inspirational Addres-. 7:45
These modii vs
erybodv and it is the earnest hope of
the prfritor of the First Baptist church
that not only his own congregation,
but the people of the entire tomraun
ity shall avail 'themselves of this
splendid opportunity. He insi ts that!
o a 11
■ :»i> open to <"i -
they attend the meetings and get the
inestimable benefits that shall he af
Jackson. .Miss.. Jan. k.-Loiulm B
■non ol all faiths anil parties have
endorsed the drive lor Armenian
Svxian Relief, which takes place the
week of January 11MM. according t.
statements issued here at Mississippi
(LEADERS IN AMERICA SEE
NEAR EAST NEED;
| headquarters. This state is expected
.o give- $150,000.
Among thos endorsing the drive
for Armenian-S.vrian Relief, which
j takes place the week of January
19. according to statements issued ;
i a ^ Mississippi headquarters. This
s .^ a ^g j s expected to give $150,00(1.
Among those endorsing the drive
are Woodrow Wilson, the late Theo- i
„ , , p ...
dore Roosevelt. W illiam Howard rait
_ . ,, ., , „ . . T
and John R. Mott. isir Robert L. ,
, ^ ;
Borden, Canadian premier, is another.
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Relief of 4,000.000 starving peoples;
.... , i
is the object of the campign.
Near Last watch the result of the.
Near-Eastern Relief drive in the
United States the week of January 1
HELP, OR WE PERISH
Foumillion staiadng people in the
^jits success or failure depends their
very lives. Mississippi has been ask
12-19, with anxious eyes.
ed to give $150,000 to this cause.
London, JaJn. 4.—The town eoun
ciI of Petroarrad according to an e*-,
< ' han <"' ft™ Co- !•
penhaEcn ' decided that all un
Tnsrricd woirirn b6tW66n thi* of ,
and 45 shall be provided with
husbands selected by the council. The
children of these unions, it is added, f
will not be allowed to Yemain wfith
their parents, hut will be educated
under the control of the Soviet gov
W. H. McNAMARA
DIED LAST SATURDAY
VV. II. McNamara died last
New Orleans whe' e he
*>ad gone t'or treatment and his re
brought to Duck hill on
mal ns were
t'unday and buried that afternoon in
the lot where his parents were buried.
Kev. R. A. Tucker of tne Methodist
church in Grenada conducted
funeral set vices.
Air. McNamara was about 45 years
of age am
one brother and •
I is survived by his wife,
»r who live in
.relatives t l*»e
not been droi g
<>r several years but it was
•orally known that his condi
• n had become so serious. He bad
been in the employ of the railroad
as ticket agent in Grenada
for , do2t , n years or morc , and ma(Je
one of , he most ta|)ablc aad ^
. i( . tommodatMur meM j n that capacity
tbat (; rt . nada had ever known. He
a) ltasant and had a..
able answer to all
inquireS at the
He was a member of the
church am! cn ieaored to
• with the world ar.d dis
He was a member of the
world and to dis
]j ve at j )t a
obligation that fell -o
the light of a quickened con
science and a just perception of tee
He was quiet, modest and
unostentatious, but could be count'd
de part at any
on for the commen
cd at the tick
lie will be m
et office at the depot,
missed in Grenada.
The Sentinel tenders condolence fco
rrief-sti icken ar.d the bereft.
He will be
BROWN SUCCEEDS McNAMARA
—HEROD NIGHT AGENT*
, who has been
oral years, succeeds
M Xamara a
Mr. Brown is
, . .._• , , _
: jiromotion is the best testimonial to
i , . , .... , . , , • ,
1 his faithfulness in what lie has been
u- ei!v ;e'U 1 his new position
I. He is by r.a
ii 11 i clevei . t •
a tk 'tet
as he wn
railroad business ana
feels sure that he
Up to the demands of the public as
with the i
Herod has h
several years in k
and the fact of his
ill 4.4 ii .
j oi .ng.
y.OTICE TO ROAD CONTRACTORS
Notice is hereby given that the
Boar 1 of Supervisors of Grenada
[ County. Mississippi, will at their next
; regular meeting in h'ebruary. 1919,
receive i»ids for working the Public
Roads in District No. Four,
j to plans and specifications now on
. #|e the cbam . m . clwk . g ^
, Contra ,. t wiu be . nva ,., led to £he ,. 103t
| re!lpon>ib|e |,;, ldcrs
| Board reservef the rj „ |n t0
| my ai|(| bjds I)one , )V an order
of the Board- this thc 8th day of
M. E. POWELL
Clerk. Board of Supervisors.
Notice is hereby given that the
Board of Superivsors of Grenada.
County. Mississippi, will, at their
j next regular meeting in February,
, , Qlt . _ .. ... ,
; 1919. receive bids tor cutting down
„ . w .
I Hardy Hill, west of Hardy, District
v, „ _ , .... , .
i A°- Four. Contract will be awarded
to the lowest and best bidder. Board
reserves the right to reject any and
j of Supervisors this January Sth, 1919.
j ..11 bids. Done by order of the Doard
M. E. POWELL
George Lick ford returned Wedne-
from Lake Charles,
been supposedly on
business" that he be
j a w fi cro
gan while he w'as there in camp. He
came back full of smiles and appear
ed to be exceedingly happy in con
residence and the Bank of Commerce
on VV cdncsdftv of this wock a silver
fork with letter "C
Mrs. J. 0. Carothers
on the handle.
Announcement is made that Rev.
J. R. Countiss will preach at the
Fresbj tcrian church Sunday morning
Ja.iua y 12th, at 11 o'clock.