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I Mi llUilHulUI ' ' ""' Medicine i f Pcrima Enough I f, War Conditions Reflected In Xelephone Service There arc thirteen army campi in the south ccjual in tt to the Average city, and in each one we have installed a complete telephone lyitem M) that' the anny official, may have adequate telephone communication, both lot jI and long diitancc, Thii wan a big job given to ui without time (or preparation or for the preliminaries that tuch undertakings utually require. The nation was at war; the Hell tyitcm had proffered all iti re sources, and when the camps were located wc were there with men and material. Wc did only our duty, but it. is a matter of pride that wc were able to gather material and equipment from the four corners of the country and have service waiting for the govern mcnt when officials were ready for it. Such a gigantic task could not be accomplished without sac rifice, and while as an organization and as individuals wc were willing to go the limit, the necessity now arises for the public to also participate in the sacrifice. Today we find the calling rate from commercial telephones throughout our territory above any average ever before experi enced or anticipated, while it is not within our ability to afford the prompt and certain relief that could be effected in ordinary times. There is not an army camp here, but the drain upon the available supply of material and the activity due to war condi tions, is reflected in the demands upon our service here. We cannot secure equipment with which to enlarge our switchboards, and only the minimum amount of material is avail able for increasing the number of our long distance circuits. Added to this is the imperative duty of serving the govern ment first with a service which in itself is growing beyond all an ticipated proportions. We can say frankly that there is every likelihood that yoar local telephone service will be slower than you ordinarily exper ience and that your long distance service will be subject to de lays never before experienced. Ih which the individual . American is called We want you to know, however, that we are doing all that is humanly possible and all that money and science can do, to maintain our service at the high standard for which the Bell sys tem is world famous. When you encounter delays and when your service does not measure up to your past experience, we hope you will bear this in mind and give us your cheerful and patient co-operation. CUMBERLAND TELEPHONE AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY Incorporated C D O CLASSIFIED 0 0 ADVERTISEMENTS O D 0 CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING RATES One cent a word per issue. No advertisement taken for less than 25 cents the first time. WANTED Every one to know we do high grade of kodak finishing. Prompt service. Mail orders prompt ly returned. Hanna's Art Studio, Columbus, Miss. WANTED By the Columbus Lum ber Company 15 to 25 log teams, (ood contract and pay twice a month. Alio steel gang men, and log cutters. Write to us Columbus, Miss., or ap ply in person, Steens, Miss. STOLEN A "gold-faced, open face old styled English watch, key rind, has njfme on back. No. 16782. Ha 9 chain with initials on same. Liberal reward for return of same to A. Y. Glover, poke department. ' 3-17-tf FOR RENT Rooms, furnished or unfurnished. Also will trade a gas rtove for a second hand oil stove. Apply to 1021 Main street. FOR RENT Store building near M. and O. depot. Best location in citv for general store. C. B. Love'!. t. f. - FOR SALE Unknown sorghum seed. $4.00 per measured bushel Telephone 285-Y or apply to G. F. Jones, R. F, D. 1, Steens, Miss. FOR SALE A mule, milch cows, and Duroc-Jersey hogs, all ages and kinds, for tale. J. R. Vaughn, Steens, Miss. '4 7 2t. upon to bear. WANTED Ton contract timber uttinir and hauling four million ; feet near Columbus, or will con tract cutting only. Lowndes Coun ty Lumber Co. i FOR SALE Rhode Island eggs for $1.00 per setting of 15. Also have few bushels of Wright's Proli-ion fic Seed Corn for sale. J. G. Wood, R. F. D. 2, city. FOR RENT Store house No. 814jwork- M,an wife preferred or Main street, formerly, occupied by Southern Phosphate Company. Ap ply to Jesse P. Woodward, 519 Main street, or phone 531. WANTED Competent saw mill foreman and sawyer. Mill near Co lumbus. Lowndes County Lumber Co. j furnished FOR RENT Two roomn. Can also serve meals. Gen tlemen preferred. Apply to S. G., in care Ol this Otlice. I FOR SALE By all druirirists C-Nu hair tonic. Gray hair writes j finis on many a woman's career tj forty. Give this tonic a trial. S.-3-17-tf. DUROC JERSEY PIGS "The Old Defender" blood, none better. Dif ferent ages. Telephone 261-J, or write Hutchinson's Farms. R. F. D. 5, Columbus, Miss. ' 3-20-1 mo. COTTON SEED To encourage the planting of good seed I have se secured from the Delta direct some ADAIR long staple, and W ANA- MAKER-CLEVELAND and wilUre- tail same at exact cost as long as' I me sujjpiy lasts, ir you wisn any or, en ana oatn room. . uaruen and 'ng the same oe furnished to each j ignorance ami eaan ot ur.v j these seed, please communicate with' stable if desired. Mrs. John Snell, Justice of the Peace of the county ers and probably not to the dishones. I me at once. F. P. Phillips, Phone . 403 South Seventh itreet. Phone and at the next term of court ty of the manufacturers. We call par .395. , !4f4. ' hat your Honor specifically charge ticular attention to this and ieom. WANTED One white family to work share crop. Prairie land, al ready broken. Address by letcer at once to T. R. Dashiell. R. F. D. 1 City. FOR RENT One 5-room house with garden and all conveniences Main street near Southern depot. Apply to Mrs. M. Runci.nnn. 4-4-tf WANTED Wage hand for farm : a man wno couia ooara nimseir. Ap- py to G-2 care this office. FOUND A purse containing money in local postoffice. Owner can have same by applying at post office, identifying same, and paying for this advertisement. LOST REWARD Oval shaped Coral cameo brooch surrounded with about 30 small pearls. Lost some where on South Market street be tween Mayfield's and the Postoffice Suitable reward will he naid '.f re turned to Mrs. Mrs. Peacher's. Frank D. Elite at WANTED Position by young lady. Clerical work preferred. Have feood references. Address P. O. Box 526, Columbus, Miss. 4-22-2t. LOST Small Fox Terrier, white, black and tan, answers to name on posed and monies collected to the "Boss." Reward. Return to Miss j clerk of the Board of Supervisors on Louise Morgan. Phone 108. It. Jthe first day of April and October as jthe law provides. We have not in- LOST On last Saturday, a fra-; dirted in these cases because it seems temity pin. Finder will please re - turn to this office and receive re- ward FOR RENT Three rooms, kitch-!and lit Mf ,' 1tH" t,.t1,! It ,rl f'. mi ,a im t.t irf i ( .,,, ItAttlriM' fill tu,k MU all th"nl th rtgM ;f ,,f a ft,.f,r ir Inf (tit1tt M 't, r t.ir f.i j, i Id It ll ili'i'il t fr,l rfr.f, it l An4 nh t i ir f" I l rl ftd rtilr firm .rr.iritr M' !" I 'f tf t. ., tf M. O. MAITINQt CO, AtlaM, 0-Affl GRAND JURY MAKES REPORT i I'i'k i'l' fi' ii . nut n i ! pi -.i.if in t)i i .,. t j.ul, S i' fuii'i.l (! Thi' fillwinir U ih- fnii n-' nf r(.,i.f.i n 'cry tmul Ih.ii i,f tfif jn.l thf trmml jury: i., i,n, o,.,; ,t m. n th. j To thf Il'innriililp linn. II. Ciifml!. 1 j,rvn .f t!i" utiiti- ;irit.Tv ini'c Jii.lrf t th lllih Ju-lii'iul li".tr.il of t,,r Wo fi-rummi'ioU th. t tlm nmf thp SUtte of Mii!miiii: jm ih nnr'h imi f th" j ,i! Ic re W'e, your jtrnriil Jury duly ftn- niri'i on iirrount of 1rt U nir. piuiolleil, sworn nnd fhiirjrnl to in- ! Tkv fire i-rsipi' t Hie viir.ous quire in anl for th- liody of I, own- pubic lniiMintr r'tii r-i (n hnvc Cue ilt'S I'ounty, Iipr Ii'hvp to Bulmiit this. ; rsrnirK nrc in vrry irco l nhapi i'X our final report, to-wit: We have ln'cn in session 1 day and have examined 60 witnejwe and ! filld w ith children of v.iriou size have returned into open court 12jd ajres from small children to the bills of indictment. ihich school hk' ai d it i apparent We find crime in the county vcry,hl,t ihi'M' r,n in M tw- much decreased; we attribute this to lslor' l'uild:nK should be kept in first--ovoml rfl,.,.s. Ant! the imnrove- ond t ion ; we tlu-refore re.-,p,ct- ment of our citizenship both educa tionally and morally; second, a great; number of the people who in times past have generallycommitted crimes both white and black, have removed from our county; third, the efficient manner in which this court and all of its officers including the justices of the peace of the county and their constables and the officials of the City of Columbus have discharged the functions of their respective of fices. We have been impressed with the fact from the examination of romc witnesses that some whiskey is be ing manufactured and sold in our county, but after running to earth every clue that we have been nble to locate we are unable to determine such a definite stale of facts that wouM justify indictments. Alon this line we would most respectively ask your Honor to request-the officials of the Federal Government to place in our county a secret service man for the purpose of up-rootinjf this evil, pro vided, of course our request is not contrary to ordinary legal proprie ties. This is submitted only as a suggestion, the reason for which is obvious; it is not, in any manner, in tended as a reflection on our own officers but it is readily understood how much more effective a stranger might be than , the home oflicers would in a mater of this kind, tin very nature of which is secretive from the beginning to the end, It mijiht be thought by some ordi narily that this condition mij;ht be remedied or relieved by the employ ment by the Board of Supervisors of private detectives but it has been our uniform observation that when these matters have been turned over to detectives, who in most instances are of questionable character themselves, the outcome has been very unsatis factory to all parties; in fact as a .ual proposition the juries of the county are reluctant to convict on the testimony of these hired detec tives. With an officer, furnished by the federal government, however, these matters would be either taken up to the Federal Court or proper testimony would be furnished for our own court. We find that some of the Justices of the" Peace of the county impos ing fines for delinquent road tax cases have assessed a fitie of $3 in stead of five dollars, five dollars be ing the minimum fine allowed by the statute. We do not believe these of ficers have intentionally violated ti t law, but that it is simply a case of not knowing what the law really is, hence we have not indicted in these cases, and suggest to alDustices of the Peace that they have the parties already tried for being delinquent In the payment of their road tax re arrested and brought before them for further proceedings and prdper sen tence, and that they adjust the mat ter with the Board of Supervisors. We also find that the Justices of the Peace of the county have failed to make their reports of all Fines im that this matter has been overlooked !by the officials of the county for years, and in this we recommend that the report be published A . il that a copy of the paper contain- ! . j ' t- i " , , , I f '" "''f, " ' ' ; r I ' ' I f f I ! I n f ' i , ft f fiff l I t ! i r i n.i it- .hi. i i i. ii .in ! ' i t p n I, I l'r, i I if V ? '( jf(. i I'ltv ) .ii ii. Ii- I i-.i , " i rt ('' ''' (''" ''! t" fl ( , ' tlljll t ,1 I f .f l -:lV r:iM 'if int'i nfiy t.i.n nf f - ir i" ! Ihi.r Iri'iifiiif! ,i"'t f i ( mn f r th" tify i "i ! in c:t 'Ii ,t n;i if I t V')''"IIV if' i i.f ! 1 -4pt tliom at I'niun Afiolcrny whici ncoil tidmp H'pnirn; thii luiililitiK i. fully recommend that the school di rectors or trustees take the necessary steps to remedy this condition. Upon examination of the fire escapes at the Franklin Academy, we found that they were locked and hence not ready for emergency or immediate use; the attention of the superintendent of the city school., should be especial ly called to this matter which we pre sume is an act of carelessness on the part of somebody; of course this should never be done. We have also by committee ex amined the meat markets up town in the city of Colum.Nus and are glad to report that their isanitary condition is splendid; they 'are well kept and very neat and clean. We find that the lire escapes at the hotels fare 'provided as required by law; we find that in some instances they are not as conveniently arrang es as might bo d -!red but we believe they meet the requirements of the law and hence we find no fault with them. We regret to say that on account of heavy rains we have been unable to reach the county home and ex amine it; we have, however heard nothing that would indicate that this county instiution is not being proper ly kept and the unfortunate inmates properly cared for. This also ap plies to the county farm, the penftf insitution of the county. , In accordance with your Honor's charge in regard to trusts and more particularly to the ice situation now existing in the city of Columbus and also responding to a more or less public demand we have made thorough and comprehensive investi gation of this question with a view to locating whether or not ice is being sold at an exorbitant price, as well as to whether the law has been or is being violated in the formation of an unlawful combine or trust in dealing in this necessary commodity. We have had before us many representa tive citizens of Columbus and have interrogated them closely not only with a view to ascertaining the facts with reference to recent increases in the prices of ice but also to get the benefit of their opinions as business men and citizens as to whether the said increases have been unreason able or exorbitant. We find that there has 'been an increase, the tes-( timony as to the exact increase vary ing from ten to thirty per cent; hut the concensus of opinion on this sub ject is that the increase or the price as it is now fixed, owing to increases in other things and all the elements going into the manufacture .of ice, is not exorbitant or unreasonable. It is a well known fact that all ne cessities have increased in price; it is also well known that coal and labor have' materially increased and from all we have been able to gather from the witnesses we have had before us we . believe that the present price of "ice in Columbus is not unreason able or exhorbitant and that the pub lic generally will be-satisfied if the prices are left as they are and if the recent increase is not a preliminary step to further increases. In other words this grand jury is of the opin ion that the prices as they now" are will be fair both to the consumer and the manufacturer. We do, however, find from reliable testimony that there is a great ' deal of complaint from ice cuitomers as to short I Cfl l l.'.A'l.J x - j weight. This may be attributed to AIM fi 1 HIT IKTNOM Tot PATRIOTISM 4 J word -Act - Donf Talk -OuyNo O O O O O 0 O O O O O O O 5 O C 0 C i iiemcrciiaiiisccrarmcrsnaiiK Columbus Miss. Liberal Treatment Prompt and 1 indent fc'ervico Solicits Accounts of Firms and Individuals - ooooooaaoaaeooaoooaooaooooooooooooo mend that the attention ot" the city authorities be called to it fo that if this is true and continue to be true the city authorities may take the proper stepsto remedy this condition. I We have not indictetd for this olfen '.e against the law with the hope that this matter may be effectually at- tended to by he city officials who have full authority in the premi.se. In concluding this report wc do sire to specially thank your Honor for your co-operation with us in the discharge of our duties; we thank! you for the genuine and sincere in terest We know you to be taking in the moral condition of the county; we extend our appreciation to you both as an Individual and an official, j We especially thank the district attorney for his able and constant as Fistance to us in the discharge of our duties. We having no county attor ney in the county puts the burden on the district attorney who has very ably, faithfully and efficiently as sisted us in our work. We also thank the sheriff and corps of deputies for their efficient work in the serving of our process, and we thank all the offi cers of the court for their co-operation and assistance. Now having fully reported we bejr leave to be finally discharged. Respectfully submitted, JAMES S. BII.LUFS, Foreman. It isn't because Japan is protect ing her citizens in Vladivostok that the Russians are scared, but it is because so many times before na tions have started for that and ended by grabbing the country. NOTICE OF ELECTION. A Democratic primirary is hereby called to be held on Tuesday, May 28, 1918, in the marshall's office at the city hall for the purpose of nom inating a mayor, six councilmen for the City of Columbus, Miss., and four trustees for the Columbus School District. Candidates must announce and pay fee to secretary th'rty days before election. By order of the Municipal Execu tive Committee, T. J. LOCKE, Chairman, GEO. O. S ENTER, Secretary. We the undersigned will close our J offices each Thursday afternoon, on , and after April 11, until further notice. Cases ol emergency will have proper attention. W. C. EUBANKS, P. L. BERRY, GEORGE L. DOWDLE, D. D. GRIFFIN. DR. P, I. BERRY DENTIST Office Formerly Occupied hf Or. We.tmorelanJ, Sr. ooooooaoDaoaoooooo, O MONEY TO LEND Q, 0 LONG OR SHORT TIME O, O LOW RATE OF INTEREST STUPJMYANT, OWEN AND D CI CARNETT 0 ATTORNEYS AT LAW. aoaaaoaooooaoaaaa ihocm Mono am' a SONS CO c "economy 3 0 O C O O 0 C O O O 0 O O O O Q ,j TRANSFER TRUNKS HAULED to any points in city CALL 6S7 STONE ARCADE HENRY STONE HAVE YOUR CLOiilES Cleaned and tossed AT Law's Pressing Club TELEPHOME753 HAVE OPENED GROCERY !!uir.fiss at 124 N. Market Street. I will greatly apreciate your patron age. J. I. THWEATT. E. E. CALLAWAY Lawyei Office Fint State Bank Special Attention Given to Collec tion and Civd Buiines. JUST RECEIVED 2,000 cans of HOME GROWN SNAP BEANS, raised by II. A. McShan, on "Sunrise Farm" at Archer, Ala. For quick sale PRICE 15c. Formerly sold for 20 cents a can. J. B, SHAW. Cole's Pressing Club Clothes Cleaned and Pressed Prompt Auto Delivery PHONE 50 GHIGKE3TER S PILLS S'HI i K. J d.i ,.4 - i.,V ' " - - T, III t C! V M 1,1 !,. ! rii',! r,l.;,x .i I y-M-.kf. ll'". .t.S.tt..!.-Rr'. I'.iJ W. Hunter Cubanks Dentist Office, First Stats Bank Bldj. DR. T. H. HENRY Phone 21. , office hours 10:30 to 11:30 . . - r . , . O Phone 189. Office 1st State Bank Bldg.