Starts May, April 28th, and loses Saturday Igiit, lay 4ili
' Th j r.d..x.l coniiiu ncomtntH are only a few weeks off and you haven't much lime to spare if you want to plan dainty commencement frocks. We are holding tuis White Sale sev
era! w-tka thead of our usual time in order that you may derive bigger .benefits th;n heretofore. There lias been a trc.-nfcr.dous itdabca in the price cf cott&n goods since our 'tek was
u-iu ami cur gcous ae imrKea on a Dasis 01 wnai mey cost- not wnat they are worth in the open market today. In looki.ig over this week's quotations of cotton jjoods we find that
our regular retail prices are in nearly every instance less tnan wholesale cost today, tor instance our regular prices on Berkley and Londsdale cambric, Indian head, lc;:s clotha nain
sxj'.s, pejamc. clu cks, voiles, white lawns, organdies, table linens, towels and imny other lines are m$ than we ourself could buy them at wholesale today. And tine? car sales price
, rc less m; n o :r nireaoy iow rcKuiar puces you save at least cents on every aciiar you invest wit.vus during this sale. I Otne in ond examine the goods yet our jalis prices and !'
you r re a jui.'c
values you will buy here. Below is a partial list of the many good values this sale f fers you.
Nainsooks, Long Cloths, Pajama
Checks, Wide Lawns
40 inch white mint lawn w..1h 22 1 -12c 1 C
White Sali- iric-, extra special Xtlv
10 inch white, lawn v.xrlh lc IQp
White Sale pric-. tbc yard Ivt.
AO incii Wiiite Im!a i.v.;i vvurth 'ire
While Sale price Hie yml iO,.
:( i.neti white ; aj'.ni;: check:'., worth in the market
'.' 4 l2c White Sale lire (he yafil XUi
Heavy close wov n yai d w ide pajama chock dimities worth
in the market ."5 cents A.P
White Sale price Use yiml Mlx.
Yard wide P.erkley Cambricworth in the market 35c OP-
White Sale price tOk,
Yard wide Londsdale cambric worth in the market 39c O1.
White Sale price I.2L
t Yard wide soft finish Indian head woth in the mar-OAp
ket '10c. White Sale price the yard OVt
Y;;rd wide nainsoik woith wCc our retf. price ,25cOAp
White Sale price the yard 1 SUl.
a rd wide nainsook w-r(h.r,r,e. 'OC.
White Sale price the yard &0,
Y;ird wide Lonir Clolh 22 1 .2, 25 andlf7l ''
White Sale prices ., 1.2 C
worth fromT to 12 1,2 cents more rold in 10 and 12 yard
Organdies, Batiste and Plain and
Fancy White Voiles
10 inch mercerised batiste finished law Worth 35. OCp
White Sfile price the yard : id
Batiste, Organdies .and Voiles
Are A propriate Commencement Frock.
45 inch soft finish white batiste, our regular 50c value QQ-
White Sale price the yard .OtC
Beautiful silk finished 45 inch white batiste our IQ
regular 00c value, Whit Jule price the yard.-- T"V-
AO inch 35c value in whit rgandie OQr
White Sale price ' qC
10 inch sheer white voiles, special value i at OPw
35c and .
White stripe and white figured 40 inch voles values OP
up to 49c. White Sale price the yard . OtJC
Plain and Fancy White Skirtings
36 inch white Gabadine, market value -10c
White Sale price the yard -----
New designs in fancy white skirtings, specials for OCkn
White Sale priced at 59c, 49c, 39c, anJ AJS
Yard wide white linene value 25c - r7
White Sale price the yard 1; X f V
39 inch nurse's linen market value ,35c Of 1
White Sale price the yard --lL,-r--- '.ApC
Yard wide linen cambric or linen lawn, special (1 fOi
at 69c, 89c, up to - tyJL&J.
Table Damask and Towels
Mercerised bleached table damask woilh 75c. KO
White Sale price . . DJL
Mercerised bleached table damask our reg. 65c. fOjO
seller. White Sale price the yard - jlti
72 inch all linen table damask, our regular $1.50 quality, but
worth $2.00 if had been bought lately.
Oihcr big values in 2. yard wide table linen on sale CPi -? ;v
at $1.65, $1.45 and . 3)1.1.0
Our regular selling prices on towels are less than we could buy
t hem r.t wholesale today note Rese big values
iloavy bath towels that cost $6.00 a dozen wholesale P( "
(oday'a market, White Sale price per pair DtC
Heavy. Turkish bath towels, pink, blue and yellow plaid designs
would cost.in market now $6.50 a dozen.
White Sale price the pair ; OO C
l ull size wihite linen finish huck towels, market value PT
35c each. White Sale each 19c oV the pair O'DC
Besides the White Goods on Sale
We are including a number of good values in silks, dress
goods, wash goods and colored dress linens all offered much
below the market value.
Suits and Dresses Greatly Reduced in Price
$22.50 Silk Dresses nr
Reduced to plU.iD
$25.00 Silk Dresses O OPC
Reduced to ! tpXti0
$30.00 and $35.00 Silk Dresses ' QOO A K
Reduced to $MLi'TktJ
$20.00 suits 'Qia'na
Reduced to PXUlf
$30.00 Suits fljrtJ) ir
Reduced to fyLid&O
$35.00 Suits COC A A
Reduced to ZD.uU
Of course all sale prices mean spot cash, but you can ve
.afford to pay cash when the saving is so apparent,'
The Woraans store
SOLDIERS ARE TO
VOTE IN PRIMARY
RF.LAT1VF.S AND FKIENDU ARE
URGF.D TO SF.ND THEM LliTS
Holly Springs, Miss., J'ay 1.
Ileliitives anl friends of poldk-rs arc
tii'nd to send ttii'in u li;.t ff c.i tu' "i -dates
in the comins: Mississippi 1
cratii; primaries in ordi-r i.Ii.il
may avail thriiisclvi's f ? -A.-vz
privilege iiv.wn opon 1 iUt "i : . !y
S. V. Mullins, chairman of tho Si -it'-Democratic
The letter follows:
To the Democrats of Mi sis 'pt i :
See that your relatives i.nd friends
in the military service have tlieir op
portunity to vote. The l.os'islatui e of
Mississippi has provided a way foi- all
quilified electors of the state who are
'n the military service of ihe I'niii'd
States to veto hy mail in nnv pr:m:.!rv
election. The act requires each cono-
f ":ecutive committee of each poll!
"1 psrty to meet on the first Mor-
iay in May of any year in which any
;i) "iiii.ry election i-i held, for the pur
i o o of niidiintr up a list of the candi
I (... for the various offices to be vot-
1 for and for the purpose of having
'nt oil the blanks provided by the
.et t used by the electors in mili
!:,ry fervien in voting.
The act provides that the county
executive committee r.hall immediate
ly mail the lift of prospective candi
dates and sufficient number of blanks
for voting to any elector in military
service on the request of any candi
date or individual furnishing the
KHiiiirCiv with the address of such
lector. The act further provides
that if a person in military service
i:-. otherwise a qualified elector the
fact that ho has not paid a poll does
not disqualify him.
On May 0. 1918, the Democratic
executive committee of every county
in Mississippi will meet nt the court
houre J iid on that date you should re
quest the committee in writing to
mail the list, of candidates and blanks
for voting to your son, other relative
,,. frVid, furnishing the committeo
with bin name nm' eyact address.
S. W. MUU.INF,
Chairman State Democratic Fx. Com.
26 TO LEAVE FRIDAY
j Twenty-six registrants have been
ordered to report to the local exemp
tion board today, and will entrain
for Camp Pike on Friday. The
'contingent will comprise three white
registrants and twenty-three negroes,
'and two white men and three negroes
have been instructed to report to the
' board as alternates. The draftees
will leave for Camp Pike over the
'Mobile and Ohio railroad at 10:20
'o'clock Friday morning..
Following is a list of the men who
i will leuve:
Whites Irby Taylor, Cecile
Holmes Allen, Reuben G. Taggart.
Alternates: John Kmmett Conn, Sam
I Negroes Walter Cooper, Joseph
Brooks, Bishop Carson, Eugene Haw
kins. Sam Odneal, Albert " Hranch,
Will Dowsing, Will Chaney, Alfred
Sanders, Robert Sanders, Frank Fen-
nette, Sam Hinton, Will F.ggenew
Edgar Harris, Tercy Russell, Willie
Aaron, James Hanson Johnnie Lee,
Turner Lanier, Ollie Crump, Rufus
Miller, Robert Braddock, Pery Rich
ards. Alternate?: Walter Lee, Jas.
Gardner, Eddie Summerville.
Card' of Thanks.
We take this method of expressing
thanks to our friends and the friends
of our father, 'the late Dr. John A.
Brown, for numerous kindnesses ex
tended him during the illne: rt wh'eh
preceded his re ent death and for
courtesies shown the family f fter the
final disolution had taker, place
Though far from Columbus, we will
ever hold these friends in loving mem
ory and will always be gra'?ful for
the kindness exhibited towj.rds our
dear father and for what they did to
ameliorate the profound sorrow which
has come to our hearts as tin result
of his demise.
MR. AND MRS. W. I RFID.
a CLASSIFIED O
0 ADVEKTISEMF.NTS D
RATES One cent a word per issue.
No advertisement taken for less than
25 cents the first time.
I 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 RENT Two furnished
rooms. Can also serve meals. Gen
tlemen preferred. Apply to S. (J., in
i care of this office.
i Special Notice.
I To the monthly subscribers Red
j Cross: Tio secretary will be at
the Chamber of Commerce the first
j "nree days of each month to collect
I your monthly subscriptions. Please
! all and pay.
! THOS. J. LOCKE, Jr.,
! Chairman Finance Committee.
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.jsa-n . ; ivy
Mn. Pridmore Din.
Aftei- a long ami painful illness,
Mrs. Emma Pridmore died at the
heme of her daughter, Mrs. J. A. At
t:ins, on North Third avenue, Mon
day afternoon. The remains were
aKen to uowan cemetery, near vaie
'ifn?f 'Piirt.'i-l n nftacnnnn o t A inf
ment took place there, funeral se,rv-
j'ces h"v!ng been conducted by Rev.
T. E. Gregory, pastor of Central
j The deceas-ed was fi7 years of age,
and be -Ides her daughter, Mrs. At
kins, is survived by one son, Mr. Si
mon Pridmore. , '
"THE PRICE MARK."
A MODERN SOCIETY DRAMA.
ADMISSION 5 AND M CENTS
j New Teacher at Franklin.
j Pro S. S. Sargent, of Amory, re
cently came to Columbus to take the
i portion of principal of the Franklin
j Academy, and is being cordially wel
j corned to the city. Prof. Sargent has
jlieen known for some time past by
i Prof. J. C. Meadows, superintendent
Jef the city schools, and will no doubt
Free cooking demonstrations are
being held in the rooms of th s Twen
tieth Century Club, over Street's
drug store, each Saturday afternoon
at 3 o'clockj demonstrating the use
of substitutes for wheat.
The demonstrations are in charge
of Miss Sebastian, of the Fomestic
Science Department of the College.
The ladies of the city and county
are extended a most cordial invita
tion to attend thee demonstrations,
which will continue for three more
Veteran' Jewel PreaentetL
The veteran's jewel, signifying 2."
years of faithful service as an Odd
Fellow, was recently presented to
Col. C. L. Lincoln by his fellow mem
bers of Union Lodge No. 35, I. O. O.
F. The jewel was presented on be
half af the lodge by Hon. P. W. Maer,
editor of the Columbus Dispatch,
Knd Col. Lincoln, in accepting it made
an appropriate speech, having suc
cinctly reviewed his career as an Odd
Fellow and the services which he had
performed for the order.
After the jewel had been presented
to CoL Lircoln, Dr. J. W. Lipscomb,
a prominent member of the lodge, in
dulged in a bit of pleasantry by pre
senting to Dr. E. M. Jamison a "vete
ran's pipe," so denominated because
it took the plac of one belonging: to
Dr. Jamison which had been in use
for so many years that it had long
since entered the veteran class.
FOR RENT One 5-room house
with garden and all conveniences,
on Main street near Southern depot.
Apply to Mrs. M. Runcimr.n. 4-4-tf
FOR RENT Three rooms, kitch
en and bath room. Garden and
stable if desired. Mrs, John Snell,
403 South Seventh street. Phone
FOR RENT Store house No. 314
Main street, formerly occupied by
Southern Phosphate Company. Ap
ply to Jesse P. Woodward, 51 Main
street, or phone 531.
Mrs. J. W. McGee, of Washington,
D. C, who is pleasantly remembered
here as the beautiful and attractive
Miss Verdie Lowe, has been spend
ing the past few days in Columbus
as the guest of her grandmother.
Mrs. J. M. Lowe. She is accompanied
by her pretty little one-year-old
HAVE YOUR CLOTHES
Cleaned a;id Pressed
j Law's Pressing Club
l.ill-! Auk your lruK"li.t for A
(fclK'tiotf-iur's llamuud llrAodAX
I'llla in Kid d Hold l.j-ulliAv
ti,i, s;tlp.l witll B)it Iii4)0(l. y
Tad no dllinr. Bur of Tour "
lmBll. A fnr II I.!' fi .TFB'H
IHAMOMl l!UAM I'lLI.H, f.w lli
ytat.kiK.wnasHfM, Safest, AUmUrliaHa
SOLD BY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE
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Big Sho Sl On-
In a large advertisement apnenring
in the Commercial on last Sunday,
Mr. I H. Shapira, owner of the
Shapira Shoe Store, annoui;oed a
closing out sale of his entir" stock.
He expects to soon leave for Helena,
Ark., where he will reside, and in or
der to sell his goods here he ha : mark
ed same at greatly reduced prices.
' FOR STLE Five passenger For i
touring car. Its new. Never used, j
You will have to hurry. L. E. Lide
FOR EXCHANGE Spirit I driv
ing horse for gentle , family horse.
Phone 819. lv.
Mirs Onida Molloy, of Kisrimmee,
Fla., is visiting her aunt, Mrs. Lillie
Myers, on South Sixth street. Little
Miss Lillian Josephine Evans, of
Montgomery, accompanied Miss Mcl
loy to Columbus and is alsj visiting
Mrs. Myers, who is her grandmother.
Play Friday Night-
The Dramatic Club of the Stephen
D. Lee High School will present the
sparkling comedy, "The Junior," in
the high school auditorium Friday
evening, May 3.
Mr. S. P. Matthews, 'a prominent
lumberman of Indianapolis. Ind.,
spending several days tn Columbus.
Mr. Matthews and his family motor
ed to this city. -" ?
Mr. Phil Krecker, of Stonewall, has
been spending eevera! days here with
his mother who has been seriously ill.
i Maj. W. M. Clark has returned
from a viit lo Camp Tike
I The many friends of Mrs. M. E. H.
Tucker will regret to hear of hr ill
ness the past several days.
Mr. J. Albert, I-oeb has returned
from Texas, where he attended the
anmi.il meeting t the I. O. O. B. -
Miss Mary Clark has accepted a
position as stenographer in the of
fice of the Local Exemption Board.
Messrs. I. O. Welborne and S. S.
Holder, of the A. r.ml M. College,
were in the oity on business TuoLy.
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