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t't J' THE o SHOE POLISHES 0f -BLACK-WHITE-TAN- w rv t.MJaiiey CocfrWYbrkW. Jul'fklaNY Supervisor's Notice. The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County, Board of Supervisors, Oc tober Term, 1917. This is to give notice that the Board of Supervisors of said County jvill on the first Monday in November 1917, the same being the first day of their regular monthly meeting at 2 o'clock p. m. let at public outcry to the lowest bidder the following bridges to wit: Both concrete and wooden bridge on upper Jemison mill road at old Jemison Mill in District 3; both con. crete and wooden bridge on Millport road at Mat Smith place in District 3; Concrete culvert 20. feet station 163 Barton road; 2x6 concrete cul vert Station 17; 30 foot bridge sta tion 45; 20 foot bridge station 108; 2x4 culvert statio" 90 , Border Springs and Caledonia Road 'in Dis trict one (if said County. AH the foregoing bridges and culverts ttf be built according to plans snd specmca tions on file in Chancery Clerk's of fice. Each bidder desiring to bid roust deposit the sum of $50. Sue cessful bidder will ba required to keep roadway open while the bride is in co i se of construction ; success ful bidder must enter into bond for faithful compliance of contract and to keep the bridge in repair for one year. 3 he Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Done by order of the Board this the 6th day of October 19 iT. B. A. LINCOLN, ' Clerk Commercial ads are winners. Chiropradtic Adju&ment Th Direct System N knife nojtrjc,t or territory and that a tax be drugi. Adjustment will remove the J cause of ell diseases Paralysis, Nemuetiem, Appendicitis, Dropsy, Whooping Cough, Epilepsy, Liver Asthma, Pneumonie, Bright's Dis. ease, Diabetes, Organic Heart Dis ease, Neuralgia, Insanity, Goitre, Stomach Trouble, Indigestion, Con stipation and all diseases. Try Chriapractic Adjustment and get well. Dr. J. G. McLOSKY CHICHESTER S PILLS 0T. IIIK VtAMUND It BAM. A LftUlral Ask yaar Urucclut for i ( I h.cfc-lr'i Ulamond Brand I'lIU in II rd nd Uold oin.ll,c bout, sealed with Blue Ribbon. TakM mm mtmrr. Bur of vonr Vraca-M. Askrortlll-t'irEft.TEK'S U1AMUMI I1KANM I'll.l.H, lr Hi Tttnkiwwn H Det, Safest, Always Relil lu SOLD BY DRUGGISTS VERYWHLRE HAVE YOUR CLOTHES Cleaned and Pressed AT Law's Pressing Club TELEPHONE753 DR. P. L. BERRY DENTIST Office Formerly Occupied by Dr. Westmoreland, Sr. W. I McKellar. Cleaning and Pressing , : Agent for Garden City Tailoring Co. Chicago. Representative for Rose & CoVTailors j tne purpose of constructing and main ChlcafifO , ' I taining public roads in all that part of , " ... - ' , ) the territory or district described as": Club Phone 821 ?, All that part of Lowndes Corfnty 1'- Residence Phone 1 50 L eagt of the Tombigbee river and " . ''in I south 'of the Township line dividing W. Hunter Eubanks : Dentist Office, First Stale Bank Bid?. w r ? ?' POLISH 0$ WANTED One or two good col ored carpenters to take contract to ceil about forty cabins, and build a few stables. Will pay transportatios down here. Write to J. R. Anderson, Mintcp City, Miss. SUPERVISOR'S NOTICE. The State of Mississippi, Lowndes County. Board of Supervisors, October 8, 1917. To the Qualified electors of Lowndes county within the following described territory or boundary, to wit: All that part of Lowndes coun ty lying east of the Tombigbee river and south of the Township line di viding Township Eighteen (IS) and Nineteen (19) South and bounded on the east by the Alabama State Line. - A petition containing the names of twenty per cent and more of the qual ified electors of all that part or ter 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 Stjuth of the Township line dividing Townships Eighteen (18) and Nine teen (19) South and bounded on tht: 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 the Zion Road District of Supervisors district number three, and that said territory be permitted to come unner the provisions of Chapter 176 of The Acts' of the Legislature of the State of Mississippi of 1914, approved Mairti 28, 1914, for the purpose cf issuing bonds of said territory or district for the construction and main raining of pUbltc roads in Said Zion District or territory, and that the proceeds of the yale of said bonds be used to build roads in said Zion dis levied upon all the taxable property o said district or territory to pay said bonds and to maintain such roads And that all orders and decrees heretofore made and entered in reference to the creation and orgnni zation of the Zion Road taxing dis trict be rescinded and held for 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 jf all that territory des'tibed as, all that part or territory of Supervisors dis trict number three of said Lowndes County within the fol'owing boun daries towit: All that part of Lown des County lying east of the Tom bigbee river and south of the Town shing line dividing Townships Eigh teen (18) and Nineteen (19) South and bounded on the east by the Ala bama State line and that the same is in conformity to law. It is there fore ordered that faid petition be and the same is hereby sustained and granted and that said territory de scribed in said petition be permitted and the same come under the pro visisions of said Chapter 176, of the Acts of 1914, and that all orders and . decrees heretofore made and entered in Minute book 15, pages 135 and 218 of this? Board and all other orders and decrees made in reference o the ere ation and organization of the Zion Road taxing district be and the same , are hereby rescinded and declared ; null and void and of no effect, the ' rights of no one having intervened in the creation of said Zion Road taxing disrict. And that publication of no tv"te be made as the law directs to the qualified electors of said Zion Road district embraced in above described territory in Supervisors district num ber three (3) as provided in said Chapter 176 of the Acts of 1914, that the Board of Supervisors of Lowndes County at their meeting to be held on the 10th day of November, 1917, pro pose to issue bonds'" of said territory or district in an amount not exceed ing ten per cent of .the assessed valu ation of all the taxable property in i said territory or district described for ' TovAship Eighteen ( lor ana isine ' ten (19) south and bounded on the east by the Alabama State line and to levy taxes for that purpose. : OHerd by the Roard this 8th day ! of CMtober A. D. 1917. j . t B.A.LINCOLN. Clerk. O 0 O O O O v O O O 0 C O O 91 O " . , v O . RAILROAD NOTES. O OOOOOOOOOOOOO Mr. Carl Tesch, Jr., suffered a minor injury the past week that ne cessitated him losing a trip during the week. O The Divsion Superintendent, Mr. C. A Pigford, who handles the local district of the M. & O., went over the road in office car 104 during the rape week. 0 The burning of an approe h that spans, the Alabama river bridge de moralized traffic over the local dis trict for a short while the past week. Trains were routed out of Mont gomery over the L. & N. R. R., to 'nitville, Ma. Mrs. John Love, of Birmingham, i ml is on a visit to Mr. ana ;urs. inos. M. Pullen in this city. 0 Conductor John J. Love has been assigned to run -72 and 73 between Columbus and Birmingham on the Southern Railway. O Train Master II. A. Moody and family have the sympathy of num erous friends on account of the sick ness of a young son. Mrs., J. M. Highshaw and daugh ter arc on a visit to Vicksburg. 0 The efficient train dispatcher on the third trick at the Southern in Missis sippi is on on a snort vacation io Greenwood, Miss. The local district' of the M. & 0 R. R., had a heavy train of soldiers that were enroute to Fort Dodge,' Iowa, the. past week. They were be- ng handled in tourist sleepers and ay coaches. The train was a secom'' section of No. 104 and in charge of Engineer Johnson and Conductor Fal4 aw. 0 Foreman of the Paint Gang,' J.t L Mnbry, is ut work on the Columbus yard on the switch targets. 0 Mr. and Mm J. P. Payne, of Eo- Kne, Ala., are expected op a visit to Mr. and Mrs. Sykes, of South Colum- )1U O Night Yard Master O'Gwynn, of Artesia, was here during the week mingling with friends. O Flagman Clyde Austin, who is at Camp Pike, is expected home on a brief furlough soon. Conductor Dave Sadler is back on "north locals" after a ten days' lay Off. ' ' ' 1' 4.- ' V 0 Operator Parker, of Reform, Ala., has been confined to Columbus for treatment under a specialist during the past week. 0 Mr. Lester J. Snow has resigned as law agent for the M. & 0. R. R., at Tuscaloosa an'd has been succeed ed by Mr. Spencer Pearson of Tusca loosa. 0 Mr. W. E. Kennedy, local agent for the M. & 0., at Tuscaloosa, was here during the past week, Mr. Ed Russell, stenographer in the office of Mr. J. L. Cox, assistant general freight agent, for the South ern in Mississippi, is back after a visit to Arkansas. 0 Mrs. Widthe Easley, of Reform, Ala., is on a visit to Columbus. SALVATION ARMY NEWS. The Salvation Army has secured the Locke building at 123 N. Mar ket street for their services and re lief department until funds are raised for their new building. The first floor will be used for their re lief work, etc. Beds, carpets, chairs and heaters are needed to furnish this building and any one having any of these articles not in use can rail phone726 and we will be glad to call and receive same. A union revival meeting will com mence at the Salvation Army hall Monday night, November 5th, con ducted by all the local ministers and church workers. The Salvation Army is. to have an Officers' Council at Jackson, Miss., Novembe 115-18, when all the Army officers from the Gulf States will gather together there, and the Army's new building will be dedicated. Why not have the next one in Columbus? A musi al blizzard is to be given at the Salvation Army hall in the near future by about 75 of the I. I. and C. girls. Sunday services: . Sunday School at 3 p. m. Praise Service at 4 p. m. This service is conducted by girls from the I. I. and C. Dedication Service at 7:30 p. m. Your old typewriter made as good as new Divelbiss, Columbus, Miss. WANTED To rent one front room. To sell two houses and lots; also one building lot near Stone Hotel. Apply to Mrs. T. A. Stinson, Columbus, Miss., Phone 376. 223 South Sixth street. 0 0 0O0000O000O000 o . , . . 0 RED CROSS NOTES. ' '"Cf o cv 00000000 0,0000000 0. REPORT OF COLUMBUS CHAPTER OF THE RED CROSS The Columbus Chnptor 'A Ameri can Red Cross wi-. orga i i.eu June 4, 1917. The- Chapter included in its territor the counties of Noxubee,' Clay, Monroe, Oktibbeha, and Lown des. Representatives from several counties were present at the organi-i zation meeting. During the Red Cross week, June; 18 to 25, the Extension Committee carried out a most active campaign ( at the request of W. J. Leppert, Di-j vc'.or of the Gulf Division. Theyi held 22 meetings in 1(5 plnces ad dressing about 3,000 people. A local committee in Columbus canvassed for contributions to the War Drive and raised our county quota as shown, by the Treasurer's report pub lished below. The Central Committee in Wash ington later decided that the work of the Red Cross would be stronger if each county had a Chapter; they therefore limited our work to Lown des county. The City of Columbus tendered the use of the large Armory in the City Hall for headquarters. This was opened as a workroom June 2(1 under the supervision of Mrs. San ford hiuI Mrs. Landrum. At first it was openl three days a week and since August 1 five clays each week, There are seven auxiliaries which have been working some months. Theje are known by the names Prai rie, Artesia, Crawford, Caledonia, Mt. Vernon, Mayhew and Rural Hill. The I. I. and C. Auxiliary which is iust'-beginning work expeol to number several hundred mem!, .is and several hundred non-member workers. There are three groups of 'Heroes forming Auxiliaries in the county, The anmiul meeting of the Chap ter was held October 4, 1917. The new form of by-laws suggested for all Chapters by the Central Com mittee at Washington was adopted. The present officers and members of the Executive Committee were elect ed for the year ending the fourth Wednesday in October, 191 , The secretary reported 390 members en rolled and that 628 non-members had contributed to the War Drive, The Treasurer reported as fol lws: Statement Red Cross fund October SA, 1917. Charles Hays, Treasurer. Receipts: Deposits: First State Bank $877.00 Nat. Bank of Commerce 591.00 Merchants' & Farmers' Bank GOG. 50 Columbus Natirtnl Bank 2,132.22 Total , $4,290.72 Disbursements: Deposits to credit W. G. McAdoo First State Bank ... $877.00 Nat. Bank of Commerce ... 591.00 Merchants' & Farmers Bank 69G.50 Co'. Nat. Bank No. 1-45 Inc. 1,(573.41 Total J- $3,837.94 W. G. McAdoo. i. - $271.32 Total Receipts 10-24-17.- $4,290.72 TotRl Disbursements 3,837.91 Balance on hand (Col. Nat ional Bank 458.78 Balance 10-24-17 $458.78 Remit, for drive dund $28.88 Remit. Chapter Dues, etc. 92.75 Total $121.63 Balance available as Chap ter Funds --J $337.05 Since beginning work we have shipped as follows: July I. I. & C. Normal Classes, box of Surgical Dressings val ued at $100.00 August 29 Two boxes Hospital gar ments valued at 55(5.50 September 2G Two boxes Hospital garments valued at 407.40 October 28 Knitted articles and Hospital garments ready for ship ment valued at 1,126.00 Total $2,250.60 Partly finished garments, etc., which will be valued at about $300. are still in the hands of Auxiliaries and individua's. ' Most of this will be ready to ship before long. The purchasing committee ha bought materials costing $1,187.70, and the garments made from them have been valued at $2,550.60. '1 his surely proves that the wo. men's work has doubled the yr.iui of each donation and we hope th' loyal citizens of Lowndes county wil help to replenish our depleted treas ury, as of the balance shown on the financial report a large amount will be needed for this month's purchases and some reserve mwst be on hand for possible cases of civilian relief or home service. We take this opportunity to thank all who have aided the Chapter fi nancially or by personal service to do the work requested by the gov ernment. Executive Committee: W. N. Puckett, Chairman Mrs. J. T. Sanford, Vice-Chairman Charles Hays, treasurer Mrs. Z. P. Landrum C. F. Sheirod Jesse P. Woodward, Extension - , Comm Irving Kaufman, Membership Comm T, J. Locke, Finance Comm, John F. Frierson, Legal Adviser Frank P, Phillips Mrs. Morris 3. Green, Secre tpry Rend our advertisements. Court All Lovers of Fair Play are Urged to Hear This' Gifted Man aaMaHHEiaaHmattti ooooooo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 NEWS AT I. I. & C. Ot 0000000 00000 0 I About four hundred of the stu dents of the Mississippi Industrial Institute and College are showing their patriotism by becoming mem bers of the Red Cross auxiliary of the Columbus chapter, which has been organized at the college. Miss Ima James, of Corinth; who is chairman- of the auxiliary, is much encouraged LARGE t pstairs bedroom for over the way in which applications rent reasonable; furni.died. Tele have been received the past week, and phoae IWJ, 2t. she believes that the membership will continue to increase daily. Squads of ten students each are organizing to make up l . hristma" oxes and scrap books for the boys. Sewing rooms are open at scheduled times for making surgical dressings and hospital garment-, and napkins and tray-cloths will be distributed for finger-work, The parlors of the co'-' cge are turned into knitting rooms j and Mrs. C. L. Callaway, the matron,! will be in charge. A campaign is or. to turn money ordinarily icnt on nn interchange of Christmai gifts in the school into the coffers of war work,t and another to educate a sentiment, against waste and greed in the mat ters of food. The self-denial ha? al ready been inaugurated by the Sen-' iors and Juniors, the former haviru: split their annual Hallowe'en fro ' fund to buy Liberty Bonds, and the Juniors theirs to order $25. w3rth of. o'ive drab woolto be turned into muf flers for American throats in a French winter. The officers are: Miss Wilmn ' Simmons, vice-president; Miss Mattic ' D. Hall, secretary; Miss Sarah Brien,' treasurer. The advisory board is made iip of the following faculty members: Misses Vaughn and Hooper and Dr. Runyon. "Wa'-te-Not" posters ar. being planned for the tables by Mb-. Petty McArthur, whoso war work ha iMraeted a trreat deal of attention,' and the plans will be carried out by the art students. Miss Minnie Iry McWillhims, o! .Meridian, has been elected as rpr centative from the I. I. & C, at the annual Mid November Intercoiiet;iat Student Government confeience, whHi is to be held in Syracuse, '.. V. Mis3 Bonnie Jean P.yrd. of .New ton" who by virtue of her office b president of the local organization,'. will also be in attendance. Miss Claudia Chaplin, of Grenada,; has been named to take the leading part in "Klttie MaKay,"thc appealing , Scotch play, which will be presents. by the Senior '"'.ass in the college chapel this month. CUMBERLAND PRESBTERIAN SERVICES TODAY' Sunday school 9:43 a. m( Preaching U a. m. and 7 p. m. The subjtft of the sermon at 11 o'clock will be "The Qualifications, Duties and Responsibilities of Ruling Elders." The elders of the Cumberland Pres byterian iurch are urged to be pre sent. And we also extend a most! earnest and cordial invitation to the' and Southern Express Company, an' elders and members of the Presbyte-, express messenger's ticket on South-' nan thurch U. 3. tu Joiii in thii scr-Jcrn !a Misslsiir?! btw"i Columbus vice. ir-nd Greenville. Reward if returned D. W. CHEEK.1 to this office. Member of Congress from Mississippi and 1 s Candidate for the United States Senate Will Speak at 0LUMS (MSG, NOVEMBER 6th, At 7:30 P. M. OOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOO; O 0 O CLASSIFIED o! O ADVERTISEMENTS 0 O D OOOOOOOOOOO "'OOOOO CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES One cent a word per issue. No advertisement taken for less than '.'f penN the first time. FOR RENT. FOR RENT 5-room cottage, all inveniencey, 5th avenue and 7lh street, south. Apply to J. M. Street. Phono 145. -- .-R RENT- -Furnished rooms for entk-men. Convenient' y located. Fr ,.,us -annlv to 424 Military street. Telephone 363. ou R ENT :Mv dwelling all ,,,,,,,,,.(., Passion iriven it ,...,. .. .l,l,,-k of M. & O. R R !1 5 lb St. 6th Mustin. ivenue, south. W. FOR RENT Two rooms to re fined couple with not more than one child, or single lady, rooms partly furnished or vacant. Apply to 6141 nouth Oth street, phone -u. lm. FOR l:F,NT--At.trai-t;ve and strict ly r.itideni Viooiii iifi'irtment. Sep ri".lc iitnmee, central location. SU'stm h-?:. t ftn i . .lieu, ('bone R. E. I.eiv,h. FOR RENT Big furnished front room. Apply to W. A. Deale, 315 Seven street, south. I UK SALE. FOR1 SALE One excellent double base violin. Cost $150.00. Will sell nt reasonable price Tony Butera. - - FOR SALE - CHEAP Handsome folding bed. Apply to Mrs. W. H. Carter, telephone 589. FOR SALE My place (30 acres), 1 mile from M. & 0., depot .lying and Joining Owen's Green House pro- perty on the East. Will N-ell cheap. Apply to W Miss, M. Farrar, Rockpart,! FARM FOR SALE -330 Acres, witfiin five mi!M of Columbus, within , one mile of r ick road, we ii improved, ?1 farming. Price $25.00 per acre. Terms if desired. Address H. M - run? of Commercial. MISCELLANEOUS. Does your daughter attend school?, Well wouldn't she like to read The Ladies Home Journal? It will cost only 11.00 for 8 months, ter. Phone 184 or 222. Jack Sen-. LOST Between Princess Theatre o,: 1917 COMMISSIONER'S SALE. The State of Mississippi, Lowndes Countv. Under and by virtue of a final decree of the Chancery Court of !LowndM unty, Mississippi, made in the causae or Mollie Billups or Mollie Cox, et al versus Tony and Richard Rillups, et al No. 2568 ren dered at the April term A. D. 1917, thereof, the undersigned Commis sioner named in said decree will, on the 5th day of November A. D. 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 deribed real estate, towit: The east half jbf the southeast quarter section twelve (12) town ship 18, range 19 west, less 20 acres belonging to Gilmer Hotel and 10 acres to ime one else as shown by the records in Ch.arv.4ery Clerk'a office of said County and State and recorded in Deed Book No. 84, page 504. Alwo the north half of the southeast 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 Clerk'tf 0jjce 0f f said County and State and recorded in Deed Book 84, page 496. The above property containing about 80 acres. I will convey any such title as is vested in me, which is believed to be good. This the 10th day of October 1917. H. L. Bailey, Commissioner. Potted. Notice is hereby given the public that the property owned by General Billups on the Tuscaloosa road known as the Meadowbrook Plae is posted 'against all hunting and trespassing. WHY NOT Subscribe for The Ladies Home Journal, The Saturday Evening Post and ine country oen tleman? Jack Senter, phone 184 or 222. PHONE 19 MRS. E. B. TAYLOR FOR SCIENTIFIC MASSAGE. DR. T. H. HENRY Phone 21. Office hours 10:30 to 11:30 a. m., 4 to 5 p. m. Residence 'phone 189. office 1st State Bank BWf. M. and O. ScH4uU. North Bound 106 due 10:20 a. m. 104 due 4:07 p. m. 120 due 11:20 p. m. 122 due 2:05 a. m. South Bound 103 due 12:15 p. m. 105 due 5:44 p. ta. 121 due 1:25 a. m. 123 due 4:00 a. ni. For further particulars call J. R. Watson, Passenger and Ticket Agent.