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and 'Better Business" . ' "Jones, I like that practice of yours of al-" ways being ready to talk when I answer tele phone calls from you. "If there is anything that docs irritate me in the course of a busy day, it is to have some I office boy or girl call me to the telephone and then ask me to wait one, two' or 'five minutes, as the case may be, until some un known telephone caller is ready to talk with me. "I believe it is the responsibility of the man iwho is calling to be ready to talk as , v soon as his party answers. "We should never take a chance on los ing friends or business by unnecessarily irri tating anyone we call. -' "It is not only more courteous, and better business practice, to hold the line until the "party answers, but I believe in the long run it SAVES TIME." . if flf nrm i &irv Tr AND TELEGRAPH 'Incorporated 401 First Stat Bank Building ; Dffice hours, 9 to 12; 2 to 5. , Residence Telephone: 236. v ; COLUMBUS, MISS. This establishment wishes to an nounce that it is able to handle the order for your monumental work ex peditously and have the memorial erected before inclement weather commences, by placing your order now. Our stock of designs in both mar ble and granite vis very comprehen sive and the quality of both the Yna terial and workmanship Ts beyond all question, of the' highest grade. We Invite you to inspect our lino of finished memorials. Each job, re gardless of f?ize or price is GUAR ANTEED. Columbus Marble Works "Tie House of Quality'' DAVE YOUR CLOTHES Cleaned aud Pressed " , . AT " Law's Pressing Club TELEPHONE753 DR. P. L. BERRY ' DENTIST Office Formerly Occupied . by Dr. Westmoreland, Sr. W. I. McKellar. . Cleaning and Pressing " Agent for Garden City Tailoring Co., Chicago. Representative for Rose & Co. Tailors Chicago. , Club Phone 821 Residence Phone 750 T W. Hunter Eubanks : i : Dentist " Office, First State Bank Bldg. " nntiAifp (2StZi COMPANY Sheriff'. Sale.' The State of Mississippi, County' of Lowndes. Execution for $128.20 .with 8 per cent interest since May 28th, 1916. Cost $4-15. W. II. Foreman and J. T. Roberyon, Plaintiffs?, vs. I. W. Brown, defend ant By virtue of the above execution to me directed by T. M. Cummings, Justice of of the Peace in and for Djstrict No. 2 Lowndes county, Miss., I will on the 12th day of November, 1917 at the front door of the court house in thfc ity of Columbus, said county and .state, within the legal hours, expose for sale to the highast bidder for cash and at public outcry, all the right, title and interest which the defendant I. W. Brown has in and to the following described land in Lowndes county, Miss., to-wit: A portion of the West half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 15 Township 18, Range 18 West, now platted and more particularly describ ed as follows: Beginning at a point on the North side of North Seventh Avenue, 228 feet East of the South east corner of Block No. 8 of Sever Oaks Addition to the city of Colum bus,' Mis3., running from thane Kn along North Seventh avenue 06" feet thence North 1?5 feet; thence Wes 6G feet; ther.' South 165 feet to the place of beginning. The same being a one-fourth of an acte, more " as laid down on the map of Winter survey of lands belonging to the tnte of John Hall, Deceased. This sale will be made subject to a deed of trust he'd on the above de scribed property by the Columbus National Bank, of Columbu;;, Miss., which is recorded in Record Book 97. pages; 576-577 and 578 Chancery "lorks Office Lowndes county, Miss. This property has been levied on as the property of the defendant and will be sold to satisfy judgment and all costs. . This the 16th day of October, 1917. J. B. WILLIAMS, Sheriff. WHY NOT Subscribe for The Ladies Home Journal, The Saturday Evening Post aud The Country Gen tleman? Jack Senter, phone 184 or 222: Chiropradlic Adjustment The Direct Syttem No knife no drugs. Adjustment will remove the cause of all diseases'Paralysis, r-vmuatism. Appendicitis, Dwspiy, Whooping , Cough, Epilepsy, Liver Asthma, Pneumonia, Bright' Dts. ease, Diabetes, Organic Heart Dis ease, Neuralgia, Insanity, Goitre, Stomach Trouble, Indigestion' Con stipation and all diseases. Try Chriapractic Adjustment and get well. Dr. J. G. McLOSKY CHICHESTER S PILLS W TIIK MMON BRANtf. A Hill Hr4 knd b.id .nlK bwir. Maip vttfc him UiM. Tli . ... f M ywnkMraMBeM.Sttt, AhnvtRtllil.lt SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE r m ; .', .i , .. ,. t Railroad Notes. Mr. J. T. Searcy, whom the "St. Louis stock market reported declared1 as the farmers' best friend" began the movement of porkers to St. Louis and.Chicago duuring the past week. Lowndes county farmers have found his '.-operative plan fair and square, and Chicago during the past week. scales have been installed in the local i M. & 0. stock yards. All stock is placed on fast freight trains and tie- j spatched huurriedly to the market. Quick returns and Mr. Searcy's scruples in dealing with evetyone has made his move a popular one. j ! "Right down at my number" ejaculated Mr. Sam D. Halbert, a well known Mobile & Ohio employe. How about an "Exempt?" "Well the doc tors will have to find that." Sam will be missed more than any yet from the local office, and it is a genuine gret that the game of war may rob the public of his valuab'e servk'e with the M. & 0. .Conductor Joe H. Shephard Iai off the past week in order to give his brother a few trips on a north local. Conductor W A. (Bill) Shephard has just been promoted by Trainmaster D. F. Rue of the M. & 0. railroad. Four of Ihe Shephard boys are with the M. & 0., and they are all "crack-er-jneks." . . Mr. Collins Green, the elder son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Greene, is back from a convoy trip across the "big! pond." He is. with the navy and a letter to his parents, but consoleins,1 relieved them several weeks of sus-' ( ponse. "Bless our little jrroup in our little home," was the benediction. r Passenger Conductor N. J. Rogers, of the Montgomery District, on the M. & 0., is supplying Uncle Sam's army with valuable men., Robert in in France with the engineering corps; Nat, Jr., is at one of the ' Untonments ns a lieutenant. ! - - Superintendent of Telegraph John M. Murphey, of the M. & 0. Railway and Southern in Mississippi, was on his monthly pilgrimage during the past week. Mr. Murphey is always accorded a warm we'.eome. "is Conductor Charley Hamilton, who went to Denver a year ago in search of health, has many friends who re gret to learn he has returned home unimproved. His home is in Tusca loosa, Ala. BE A number of shifts In agencies on the local district of the M. & 0. R. R., compelled the lo'al agent, Mr. J. W. Joiner, to assist in the Auditing De partment of the Southern Express Co. Roadmastcr J. B. McDade, of the local Montgomery District, M. & 0. R. R., was directing affairs that came under, his management, in this city during the week. Bridge Foreman Webb McKinley, of the M. 0., was in Columbus the past week making a few minor repairs to the platform about the local office with his gang of workmen. tf "Little Johnie Jones Carnival Co.," was hustled over the Montgomery District tho past week. The outftf. consisted of 35 cars and was handled by a double-header. . Mr. Henry Lancaster, of the South ern in Mississippi car department, has gorie to see his venerable father, who lives in Piuke!,s county, Ala. The friends of Mr. Chas. Graham, formerly of the Ethevil'e agency, will be glad to learn of his appointment to the Reform agency. Traveling Freight Agent Plunkitt, of the Wabash Railroad was here during the psst week looking after the Wabash interests. . Mr. Brodie Midyett, assistant ticket agent at the M. & 0. R. R., is back after a few days spent at his home in Tennessee. Special Agent W. C. (Bud) Kyle, of the Mobile & Ohio roailrosd, was on the local yards several days the past week. Pa Train M3ster D. F. Rice and Mas ter Mechanic N. B. Garrett, were in Columbus during the past week. 4 , . Mrs. J. M. Mize and sister, Miss Winnie Nash, are enjoying a visit to their former home, Amory, Miss. . .Mr. Lucient Cotton, of Starkville, Miss., was the guest of Mr. and Mrs; Myrick Cox during the week. ; Mr. Dave Gladney was among those from Artcsisfvisiting Columbus during the week. ' - Mr. J. P. SUele has bid in Ethe ville,' A'a., agency on the M. & 0. railway. Engineer D. I. Baber is on a day yard engine on the M. & 0. R. R. , Mr. J. R. Watson, the affable passenger representative of the Mo bile & Ohio railroad, finds that No. 103, the noon time train, is be Aming a popular route to Birmingham, Ala. Two routes out of "Tuscaloosa with a cinch that the L. & N. railroad is t always on time. Messrs. Frank (i. Mu'len, of the trainmen, and'Wm. H. Foreline, well known brotherhood chiefs, spent yes terday in Columbus on their return from Mobile where they have been in conference with the M. & O. manage ment. Mr. W. E. Leech, the local agent for the Mobile & Ohio Railway, made a trip over the "north end" the past week in the interest of loAd loading. Mr. Leech returned on fast freight train No. 130. The ..friends of Night YaKl Clerk Burris, of the Southern railway and the Southern in Mississippi railroud (joint) will regret to learn that Yf f away from his duties on account of illness. Si- Fireman L. F. Ball has been as Figned to S. E. service by Master Mechanic N. B. Garrett, of Tusca loosa. Mr.;Ball is on the local yard Price-Bonelli's Minstrel Co., was handled by the M. & 0. railroad dur in the week and left the next morn ing on No. 106. General-Yard Master of the South ern C. 0. Longvand wife, are on a visit to Meridian where they enjoyed the fair. Fi ' Miss Susie Sanders, of the clerical department of the M. & 0., is spend ing Sunday at her home in McCrary. JIM DALE. Ellis Parker Butler of the Vigilantes, Young Jimmy Dale, across our street, Is just a gawky lad, He grew so fast, the doctors said, His heart was mighty bad. They wouldn't let him do much work Or any hearty play But, just the same, they drafted Jim And Jim has gone away. Jim was a sort of great big kid, And fooling all the whi'e So, when they ordered him to camp, He went there with a smile. Jim Dale Is in the ar'iny now, Lank legs, bum heart and all, To fight like other drafted men That got the country's call. God, yes! Jim's heart may drop dead Or he may live to be Shot all to pieces "over there" What odds to you or mo? By thunder! It's these odds to you! If kids like Jim can go, With smiles, to Tight our wars for us Wo can put up the dough. If e can buy a bond or two And DON'T, while, Jim, poor cus, Goes smiling off to death or wounds Then hell's too good for us! TRUSTEE S SALE The State of Mississippi, County of Lowndes. By virtue of the power vested in me as Trustee in a certain Deed of Trust, made and delivered on the 15th day"of January 1909, and renewed November 21st 1916, by W. S. Muy tin to secure the payment to R. B. Haughton of certain indebtedness therein mentioned, record of which said Deed of Trust is made in the of fice of the Chancery Clerk of said County and State, in Deed Book, Numbered 90, Page 418, 1 will sell at public auction, to the highest bidder for cash, in feont of the Court House Door in the town of Columbus, said State and County, on the 3rd of No vember 1917, within the legal hours, the following property to-wit: That part of Square No.: Twelve (12) Barry's Survey of the city of Colum bus, Mississippi within the following limits, beginning at a point on the East side of said Square Twelve, se venty (70) feet North of the South east corner of said Square, thence North along the East ide of said Square Sixty (60) feet, thence West one hundred and forty (140) feet, thence South sixty (60) feet, thence East one hundred and forty (140) feet to point of beginning. Also the following Lotn in Fair Grounds Addition to the said City of Columbus, Mississippi, as shown by plot thereof on file in the office of the Chancery Clerk of said Lowndes County, Mississippi, to-wit: Lots One (1), three (3)' and six (6) in Block one (1)." Lot Twelve (12) in Block Two (2). Lots Twelve (12), Thirteen (13), Fourteen (14), Fif teen (15) and Sixteen (16) in Block Three (3). The title to the above property be lieved to be good, but I will convey only such title as vested "in me as Trustee under said Deed of Trust. WILLIAM BALDWIN, Trustee. Columbus, Miss., October 10 th, 1917. PHONE 19 MRS. E. B. TAYLOR FOR SCIENTIFIC MASSAGE. We Will. Show y ilfoe ' ; AV0N(B : For it's easily 'seen when you buy here Suits and Overcoats at $12;50,'$15, $17.50 and up ' Boys' Suits and Pants Shoes at the Same Priee Receiving New Goods by Express Daily E2ED1L CLdDTfllDN (C. J; T. CHAUPNEYS, Manager SUPERVISOR'S NOTICE. ihe territory or district described a-: The State of Mississippi, Lowndes AIi that part of Lowndes County Iy County. i iif east of tho Tombigbee river and Board of Supervisors, October k, south of the Township line dividing j917 , Townnbip Eighteen (IS) and Nine To the qualified electors of Lowndes county within the following described territory or boundary, to wjt: All that part of Lowndes coun ty lying east of the Tombigbee river and south of the Township line di viding Township Eighteen (18) and Nineteen (19) South and bounded on the east by the Alabama State Line. A petition containing tltc names of twenty per cent and more of the qua! r , . ,, ., . . . 1 ified electors of all that part or ter- . ,. . , I ritory of Supervisors district number; three of said Lowndes County within the following boundaries towit: All that part of Lowndes County lying east of the Tombigbee river and South of the Township line dividing p:..Li 1 o 1 xt;.. r.,K.ueuM .mi " ' teen (VJ) rutn ami nounnen on me east by the Alabama State Line was this day received, filed and presented to the Board, petitioning and asking that said territory be formed into a road district under the name of tho Zion Road District of Supervisors district number three, and that said territory presentedto come under the provisions of Chapter 17(1 of the Acts of the Legislature of the State of Mississippi of 19H, approved Mar.ii 28, 1914, for the purpose tf issuing bonds of said territory or district for the construction and main taining of public roads in said Zion District or territory, , and that the proceeds of the s'ale of said bonds be used to build roads in said Zion dis trict or territory and that a tax he levied upon all the taxable property o' said district or territory to puy said bonds and to maintain such roads. -And that all orders and decrees heretofore made and enteuil in reference to the creation and organi zation of the Zion Road taxing dis trict be rescinded and held f naught. And it appearing to the sat isfaction of the Board that said peti tion contains the names of more than a majority of the qualified electors f all that territory der.'Vibod as, all that part or territory of Supervisors dis trict number three of raid Lowndes County within the fol'owing boun daries towit: All that part of I.own des County lying east or tne J tim- bigbee river and south of the Twn - Hhing line dividing Townships Eigh- teen (18) and Nineteen (19) South and bounded on the east by the Ala - bnma State line and that the same is in conformity to law. It is there - fore ordered that raid petition be ana the same is hereby sustained ami bridges to wit: eranted and that said territory de-. i;0th concrete and wooden Sr'dge scribed in said petition be presented 0n upper Jemison mill road at old and the same come under the pro- Jt.m ison Mill in District 3; both con vis'sions of said Chapter 176, Of the crete and wooden bridge on Millport Acts of 1914, and that al! orders and road at Mat Smith place in District decrees heretofore made and entered 3; Concrete culvert 20 feet station in Minute book 15, pages 135 and 218 153 Barton road; 2x6 concrete cul of tlm Board and all other orders and vert Station 17; 50 foot bridge sta decree;) made in referenced the ere- tion 45; 2t) foot bridge station 108; ation and organization of the Zion 2x4 culvert statio" 90 Border Road taxing district be and the same Springs and Caledonia Road in Dit are hereby rescinded and declared strict one (I) said County, A'.' the nu'l and void and of no effect, the foregoing bridges and culverts t be riuhts of no one having intervened in built achrding to plani ndspec'fica-' the creation of said Zion Road taxin.r tion on file in Chancery Clerk's -of-disrict. And that publication of no- fice. Each bidder desiring to bid t:va be made as the law directs to the 49 the sum i?f $50. Sue-; qualified electors of said Zion Rol "ssful bidder will bv required to district embraced in above desc.ib-d keep roodway open while the hnde territory in Supervisor, district Bum.;J n co .?e o conduction; success- her three (3) as provided in M , IU.,;d,tler m,"t o Chapter 176 of the Acts of 10 14. that fai hf"' compliance of contract and ' , . . , , o keep the bridge in repair for one the Board of Superv,,r8 of LowndeS, County at their meeting to be held on the 10th day of November. 1917, pro- j ) y of pose to issue bonds of said territory, fith f p( J9i, or district in an amount not exceen- ing ten per cent of the assessed valu ation of all the taxable property in. .id territory or district described for the purpose of constructing and main- taining public roads in all that part of teen (19) south and bounded on the east by the Alabama State line and to levy taxes for that purpose. Ordered by the Hoard this Nth day of October A. D. 1917. B. A. LINCOLN', Clerk. COMMISSIONER'S SALE. Thi' State of Mississippi, Lowndes County. Under and by virtue of a final decree of the Chancery Court of , ,,,., , Lowndes ( ountv, Mississippi, , made . . .. , ,, in the caue or Mollie uillups or j Mollie Cox, et al versus Tony and Richard Billups, et al No. 2568 ren idered at the April term A. D. 1917, j thereof, the undersigned Commis sioner named in said decree will, on jt!,e 6th ,y of November A. l. 1917, being the first Monday hereof, with in legal hours of such sales, at the front door of the Court House in the city of Columbus, Mississippi, sell at public outcry to the highest bidder for cash the following de;,vribed real estate, towit: The east half (if the southeast quarter section twelve (12) town ship 18, range 10 west, less 20 acres belonging to Gilmer Hotel and 10 hi res to t.vmie one else as shown by the records in Chanery Clerk's office of said County and State and recorded in Deed Book No, 84, page fit) 4. Abu the north half of the southea.it quarter of northeast quar ter of section twelve (12) township 18, range 19, west. Also southwest quarter of southeast quarter of north east quarter of section twelve (12) township 18, range 19 west, contain ing: about 30 acres more or less and found on record in Chancery ClerkV office of said County and State and recorded in Deed Book 84, page 496. The above property containing about 8(1 'acres. I will convey any such title ,as is vested in me, which is believed to be good. Til's !h- loth d.iy of October 1917. II. L. Bailey. Commissioner. Supervitor'i Notice. The State of Mississippi, Lowndes Countv. Board of Sunervisorn. Oc- tober Term, 1917. j Thig is 't) R1V(, notice that the !oar( 0f Supervisors of said County wil on the first Monday in November il9j7, the same being the firsf dny of tneir remur monthly meeting at , 2 o'clock p. m. let at public outcry tc tne iowtst bidder the following B. A. LINCOLN, Clerk jqr RENT Big furnished front room Apply to W. A. Keale, 315 Seven street, south. 4 oaDooooooDODOccon o a O CCASSIFIED . O ADVERTISEMENTS B 0 D 00000000000-100000 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING KATES One cent a word per issu. No advertisement taken for less than '.?5 cents the first time. FOR RENT. j FOR SALE One excellent double i base violin. Cost $150.00. Will sell J at reasonable price." Tony Butera. FOR RENT 5-room cottage, alj 'tonveniencerf, 5th avenue and 7th i street, south. Apply to J. U Street. I1 HE FOR RENT: My dwelling, all conveniences. Possession given t once. One block of M. & 0. R. R. 321 5th St. 6th avenue, south. W. j S. Mustin. FOR RENT Two rooms to re fined couple with not more than one child, or single lady, rooms partly furnished or vacant. Apply to 614 South. 6th street, phone 837. " lm. FOR RENT Attractive and strict ly modern 5-room apartment. Sep arate entrance, central location. Steam heat furnished. Phone R. E. Leigh. FOR SALE. FOR SALE CHEAP Handsome folding bed. Apply to Mrs. W. II. Carter, telephone 589, FOR SALE No. 37 Buick ctar; five passenger and in good condition. Call on W. (1. Davis, Columbu, Auto Company. . tf. FOR SALE My place (30 acres), 1 mile from M. & 0., depot .lying and joining Owen's Green Hous pro perty on the East. Will Mell cheap. Apply to W. M. Farrar, RocVpart, Miss. FARM FOR SALE 330 Acres within five miles of Columbus, within one mile of rock road, well improved, al farming. Price $25.00 per acre. Terms if desired. Address H. M. care of Commercial. MISCELLANEOUS. WANTED Good men to ttell our $1.00 shirt line direct to consumer, also our line of work shirts, under wear, etc. We will pay good commis sion, and mail you fieck every week from our office. This position will pay from $30.00 to $50.00 per week. Reference required. Address Wilson Shirt Co., Decatur, Ga. LOST Between Princess Theatre and Southern Express Company, an express messenger's ticket on South ern in Mississippi between Colurabua and Greenville. Reward if returned to this office. REWARD OFFERED For return of new Arrow motor bieyrle. stolen Saturday evening about 6:30 o'clock from 116 N. 13th street. Pold. .Notice is hereby given the public that tiie property owned by General Billups on the Tuscaloosa road knows as the Meadowbrook Phve is posted against all hunting and trespassing. DR.T. H. HENRY Of fice. 1st State Bank Bldg. Phone 21. Office hours 10:30 fo 11:30 a. m., 1 to 5 p. rc. RMnr Phone 189.