THE ABERDEEN WEEKLY.
The Aberdeen Weekly
PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY.
Subscription in the State - $1.00
Subscription Out of State - $1.50
T. T. DEAVENPOttT. Editor.
We are authorized to announce
HON. JOHN E. RANKIN
for re-election to Congress from the
First Contjrenional District of Mis
f ir.iipi. puhject to the action of the
As to Payment of War Risk"
A move sponsored by bene
ficiaries of war risk insurance is
on foot to have the entire bene
fit of the policies paid by the
government in one sum, instead
of equal installments paid month
ly throughout a period of 20
The claims under a policy of
$10,000 as the policy is written,
inures in payments of $57.50
through 240 payments of 20 years
which aggregate at the end of
the period $13,800.
The beneficiaries desire the
equivalent of this amount to be
paid in certificates, in such sums,
considering the present worth of
the payments, for the time at
which each would become due,
as would equal $13,800.
Should Congress arrange the
matter in this way, the benefic
iaries claim the benefit would
come to them in sufficient
amount to exploit in business or
to invest in. homes or in other
ways that would benefit themj
innrp th:in hv rpr-fdvinor it in I
monthly payments under the ex
The advantages of receiving
the benefits according to their
plan is set out by the committee
representing the beneficiaries un
der five heads, as follows:
1. The full present cash value of
the policy in the form of a negoti
able obligation of the United States
will be received by the policy hold
er now. or whenever it is needed in
the future, enabling the beneficiaries
to u.-?e thin money or securing to
buy and furnish a home, buy and
equip a fijrm, start and maintain a
businVss or strengthen some busi
ness already existing.
2. It will enable many who are
old or sick 1 1 have some of life's
comforts now, as their soldier dead
wished they might have.
o. It will enable many younger
brothers and sisters and other kin
of the deceased heroes to get an ed
ucation which will lit them for the
enjoyment of useful lives and bet
ter stsrve our beloved country.
4. It will put money into ac
tive use and put the responsibility
for its proper investment and use
into the hands of thousands of us
who wish to see our country grow
and prosper, instead of having it
doled out to them as pension pay
ments for a period of 20 years.
a. Fifth and of great importance.
It will cost the government nothing
more, but will, on the contrary,
save many millions annually by
eliminating the salaries of clerks
now required to keep the records o
alUbeneliciaries of the World War
now on the Vetrans Hureau rolls.
The primary purpose of war
risk insurance is to provide for
the loved ones of the soldier boys
alter these boys haye crossed
oyer the river, and, if their loved
ones desire the benefit paid ac
cording to their plan, since it
would cost the government no
more to do it in this way and
would encourage thrift and en
terprise on the part of the bene
ficiaries, there seems no good
reason whv the benefits should
not be paid in this way.
field (now that the season prom- . jf '
ises busines from the American
car-owner), it is worth remember- ' , TS.
ing that "Usco" showed its good fV ;5'--iV
faiih by announcing this price i.Tf-9lf&k
lau falL AiiWK
The same intent to serve that fV;(VrCm
has made"Usco" a standard value
The "Usco" Tire was never J'r y A
better than it is today with Sfg8&$XS . - I
its established quality, its S gjC W -V -KX
time-tested performance, X hay Yr
and its price closely fig- S M Ua
ured in tune ivah the
times. feSgEgS' 1-;:V M
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United States f Rubber Company pte:
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f Factoriet Rubber Organization in th IVvtld thirty-fire iiiunthet lijSjy'j-
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IHE makers of U, S.
Tires made this
Hereafter the price of the
30x3y2 'Usco' is $10.90;
The lowest price ever quoted on
a tire of quality veputation and
And now, with the opening ot
Spring, there seem to be quite a
number of "New and Special
tires" coming into the market in
the $10.90 price range.
Perhaps you are wondering just
what there can be either "new"
or "special" about these tires.
It can't be the $10.90 price
"Usco" established tiat five
Nor quality reputation and
standard performance for it takes
more than one full season for any
new tire to demonstrate where
it stands in quality and value
With so many tires rus h
ing into this $ 1 0.90 price
United States Tire
ere Good Tires
U.S. Tire Co.
U. S. Tires:
Nichols-Yeates Motor Co.,
J. A. King & Son.,
Amcry Hardware Co.,
Judge Wiley B. Pruett.
No death that has occurred in
Monroe county recently, will excite
more genuine regret than that of
Judge Wiley B. Pruett, which oc
cured at his home 10 miles north
of Aherdeen Friday morning of last
week. Judge Pruett was a man
strongly entrenched in the confi
dence and esteem of the people
among whom he lived and whom i
Many Thousands of Dollars Per
Year Have Been Saved in
Last week I told you how hun
dreds of thousands of dollars might
be saved to the people in Monroe
county by a systematic, scientific
persistent campaign against malaria.
The Confederate memorial servi
ces will be observed next Sunday
Mternoon at 4 o ciock, anu every
body is expected to be present,
bringing (lowers to place upon the
graves of our brave boys in gray.
The Maj. Jonas Auxiliary children
of the Confederacy, are assigned the
decoration of the Confederate mon
ument on Commerce St.. at which
place they will meet at
The following program and order
of march from the City Hall to the
cemetery lias been arranged:
PRO ! RAM
Praver liev. J. V. Walker. .
Talk Hon. W. (J. Sykes.
Music Male Quartet.
Talk Mr, (Jeo. Leftwich.
Talk Key. Jas. Cunningham,
Song Mrs. Frank Fite.
Accompanist Mrs. Napier.
Dismissal Rev. J. W. Walker.
Order of procession from City
Hall to cemetery:
I-. D. C.
Maj. Jonas Children of Confed'cy.
D. A. R.
Cars will be furnished for Veterans,
U. D. C.t and Maj. Jonas Aux.
I will now tell you how many thou-
he served continuously an justice of j sands per year have .already been
the peace for the past 47 years, a saved by a rather half-hearted light
record that scarcely has ever been Leainat tvnhoid fever. Not so manv
equalled. He was the first Demo
crat to be elected to oliice in Mon
roe county after the days of ruinous
re-construction rule, and his con
tinuous re-election thereafter fully
attest the characteristics of the man.
Mr. Pruett's next birthday, June
25th. would have been his 70. Last
September Judge Pruett was strick
en and never fully recovered from
that attack, and on Monday. April
17, he suffered a stroke of paralysis
which resulted in his death.
When but a boy 1G years old he
volunteered and joined the regular
army and served there 18 months to
the end of the war. He was one of
Gen. Forrest's cavalrymen. His
captain was Capt Odoni and A. P.
Hill commanding otiicer. He fought
in the battles of Selma and Colum
After the war he married Miss
Mary Lecroy of Ala., and after her
death several years ago he married
Miss Mary Martin of Ala.
The funeral service was conduct
ed Saturday from the residence by
Lev. M. . Owen, pastor of Central
Groye Baptist Church, officiating.
Interment in the family burying
The surviving, besides his widow.
are his daughters, Mrs. Arch Hearn-
don of Okolona, Miss. Mrs. J. D.
Atkins of Cedar Hill. Tex.. Mrs.
Walter Roebuck of Verona, Miss.,
Mrs. Floyd Reeves of Wren, Miss.,
live sons. Dr. W. Z. Pruett of Mem
phis, W. D. Pruett of Wren, Miss..
Claude B. Pruett of Wren, Miss.,
Dave Pruett conductor on M. fe O.
and Jim H. Pruett of Texas.
The Weekly joins a host of
friends and the people generally in
extending sympathy to the bereaved
amfly in the loss of a husband and
Postmaster P. C. Lewis will build
a.handsome home on "Sunset HUP
west Commerce St.
"Cold In the Head"
Ib &a acuta attack of Nasal Catarrh. Pr
mdi who are subject to frequent "colds
In the head" will find that the use et
iALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE will
build up tha System, cleanse the Blopd
and render them less liable to cola.
Repeated attacks of Acute Catarrh may
lead to Chronic Catarrh.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE Is tak
en Internally and acts through the Blood
on the Mucous Surfaces of the System.
All Druggists 75c Testimonials free.
110.0O for any case of catarrh that
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE will not
r. J. Cttney ft Co.. Toledo. Ohio.
Try the Progressive Farmer.
years ago typhoid fever was our
greatest plague ami most dreaded
disease. We then had not less than
500 cases per year with 10 to 15 per
cent, fatality. I myself treated over
thirty cases one season, including
one doctor, and in the end fell a
victim to the disease myself. From
March. 1921. to March, 1922. there
were exactly forty cases in the coun
ty, a great reduction you will see.
hut the malady should be entirely
eradicated from the county. Now
let us figure on the saving in money
not to mention the saving in suffer
ing, anxiety, life and heartache. The
U. S. Health Department has found
that the average cost of typhoid
fever is $200 per case. This includes
doctor's bills, drug accounts, nurse's
hire, lost time and burial expenses.
This is a very conservative estimate;
for while some cases cost less many
cases cost much more. Three hun
dred cases (and we had that many
only a few years ago) at $200 per
case, amounts to $00,000. Last
year we had forty cases; at $200 per
case our typhoid bill was $8,000
$60,000 less SS.000 shows a saving
of 52,000 per year on typhoid alone.
Is your -health department worth
while? How was this improved
condition brought about? First, by
a campaign of education. With the
unselfish and untiring co-operation
of our more progressive and enlight
ened'doctors, we have been able to
teach the people that typhoid fever
is not a visitation of God's provi
dence, but the result of filth and
ignorance. Of course there are many
cases that do not reflect upon the
decency and intelligency of the vic
tim, but upon some one responsible
in some way for the case. In such
cases there is a criminal aspect; for
we must realize that we are indeed
"our brothers' keepers." But be
sides education as to the cause of
typhoid fever, we have taught the
people that in vaccination they have
a cheap, harmless and perfect pro
tective, eyen for those who prefer to
live in and subsist upon tilth. And
in this connection, let me say that
our State laboratory is maKing an
effort to manufacture for free dis
tribution sufficient vaccine to pro
tect every citizen of the state. Your
county health officer has requested
vaccine for suppling eaoh of the
thirty doctors in the county. Your
own doctor will administer the three
doses to you for a small fee. and all
) who will call at my -office and make
request will receive protection at my
hands free of any charge whatever.
Under these circumstances, with
a full knowledge of all the facts as
set forth above, I believe that no
one has the moral right to fail or
refuse to render himself and his fam
A word to the doctors: The coun
ty laboratory is thoroughly equip
ped and able to make your Widal
tests. So there is no excuse for
mistakes in diagnosis of cases that
may be suspicious, and no doctor
can afford to depend on physical
findings, unsupported by laboratory
confirmation when it can be had so
quickly, with so little trouble and
absolutely without expense to you
or your patient.
We are anxious to serve you and
promise prompt, faithful and
Yours For Humanitv,
G S. Hkyan.
County Health Officer
St. Johns Church.
Second Sunday after Easter. Sun
day school 9:, '30 a. m. Evening
prayer and sermon, 7:.'30 a. m.
Monday, Feast of SS. Philip and
James. Holy communion, 10 $. m.
Meeting of Altar (inild in
school room 4 p. m.
Baptist Church Notes.
Mrs. A. E. Scott and Miss Sallie
Payne Morgan attended the W. M.
U. Convention at Water Valley last
Prof. J. T. Webb has been chosen
superintendent of the Aberdeen
schools for the ensuing term, 1922
192.3. Prof. Webb conies , highly
recommended and the present high
standard of the school has been ad
quately provided for. Prof. BowIup,
the present incumbent will he in
charge of the high school at Brook
haven next year. During Prof.
Bowlus' incumbency here, he has
made many friends and the school
has prospered under his charge,
fleneral regret is expressed because
de- he did not accept the superinten
dence for another year.
Holier t E. Lee Chapter, U. D. C
held an enthusiastic meeting, Tues
day afternoon, at which more than
25 members were present. Dr. W.
(. Sykes, one of the trustees of the
Old Soldiers' Home, addressed the
daughters in the interest of the hos
pital to be built at Beauvoir. lies
olutions were passed memoralizing
A t 1 1
me onaru ot supervisors, wmcn is
A mi pf finer nf all tlip Ttii5diiifii rv
circles was held Thursday at the j 1" "f1 t Monday, to donate the
church where a report of the Con
vention was given.
The District Association of W. M,
U. will be held in Amory this week.
Many of the local members will at
tend. Our Sunday School is still in
creasing in number ami interest.
Mr. W, G. Peugh and Mrs. W. E,
Eikner took their classes out to the
land-slide for a "weenie roast" on
Miss Jessie Russell Waite enter
tained her class and Mr. Earnest
Haney's class at her home on Meri
dian St. last week. The boys al
ways enjny a visit with Miss Jessie
as she does not forget the refresh
ments. Dr. J; D. Franks will be here orf
services, beginning April 30. Don't
forget the date. We are looking
forward to these meetings. Wish
to urge every church member to be
at their post.
There will be no meeting of the
W. M. U. for two weeks, on account
of the meeting.
$1,000 the legislature authorized
each count j to make for that pur
pose at its last session. The con
census of sentiment, almost univer
sally expressed by the people of
Monroe, is favorable to this dona
tion. A committee of the Chapter
is scheduled to appear before the
board with this memorial next
Tuesday and afford sufficient ex
pressed sentiment upon which the
board may predicate the benevolent
The appointment of Gilson Gray,
Jr., to an important place on the
editoral staff of the New York Trib
une, is gratifying to his many Ab
erdeen friends. Mr. Gray is a pro
duct of Monroe county, and like
numerous other Monroe's sons, has
taken a prominent place in the
world's activities abroad.
Notice of Election of School Trus
To the Trustees and Patrons of the
Schola of Monroe County:
The first Saturday in May, 2 p. m.
is designated by law as the time for
the election of school trustees. This
is to nrge upon you the importance
of the election or re-election of the
best men in your community as trn
teaa. The success of your school de
pends very largely upon those who
direct its atfairs. Therefore, only
men who have a vital interest in the
boys and girls of the community
should be elected. Scatter the news
so that all the patrons will know to
come to the school house
First Saturday in May, 2 o'clock p. m.
When you have had your election,
please Mil out the blanks that will be
sent you and return to me. I am
very anxious tc haye a complete re
cord of all the trustees.
Very truly yours.
II. Q. HOWELL.
a22 2t Supt. Education.
German legislators propose to un
derstand American prohibition or at
least make a Reichstagger in that
direetion. Dallas News.
All kinds crarden Seed.
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on tap. Coca-Cola,
juice on ice.
We also liave a first-class line 01 up-to-date
E. D. MURPHY &
Phones Cunib. 80. Indept. 13.
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C. S. Meal,
Early Yellow Dent
Early White l)-nt
Has tings Prolific
Pack a ire Garden Seed
We can SAVE you MONEY on your
Feed and Seeds or anything in the
Grocery line. Get our prices TODAY.
FREE CITY DELIVERY.
Ind. 'Phone 46. Aberdeen, Miss.
' 1, 7 THE UNIVERSAL CAR . j
" fiSI' I I' JLird remember thc'ovr- I
lJrvjC'3 ' eat first cost, !w'oHrf
jf r upkeep and the lnli-st
' V V ' ! resale value of any unjir I
The New Ford Sedan.
New high grade upholstering. Non-rattling
windows that raise automatically. Timkcn
Roller Bearings in front hubs. Ventilating
windshields. Larger Steering Wheel. Electric
Starter. Electric Lights. New design Head
light lens. All these features embraced in the
new type Sedan. Our supply will be limited.
See or 'Phone us your order for early delivery.
W. G. PEUGH, Ag't, Aberdeen.
Messrs E. D. Murphy and V. H.
Young are treating their home to
fresh coats of paint, also, the resi
dence owned by Mr. Abe Rubel is
being painted and otherwise im-
Mr. and Mrs. Cm
little thuichtt-r arrived in t
I ue?d;ty and :irj mkin their h.-iiit-with
Mrs. H. A. Tall er?. Mr. Frank
lin come- the :teijt of the I. C
K. U. from Aberdeen, Mi;;. -Win
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