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VOLUME XX-No. 24.
CORINTH MISSISSIPPI, THURSDAY, JUNE 24, 1915.
Subscription: $1.00 Per Year
"St#,
from various parts of the county
to Corinth. These people are
making hay while the sun shines
and in every part of the county,
eryone reports the finest crops
seen in Alcorn county for many
y cars -
lhe season lias been unusually
good, and only a few days ago a
good ram was general all over
he county. There are a few see
lons however, in which the ag
lcultuiists am needing ram, but
n the larger part of the county,
sufficient ran. fell last Sunday to
be ot great benefit to the crops.
1 he corn and other grain crops
m a flourishing condition.
The same with cotton, though the)'j
acreage of this crop has been de
creased to a large extent, and
farmers are either planting grain ,
in its place or raising cattle and
llo p
lt will not he very long now un
d the crops are all in, and "laid
>\ aw aitmg the harvest time.
1 . ",.7 l °\i < 01U it* 011 ! C n 01ltlllUe
tn\ eia de Alcorn county farmers
wfl hav e the best crops this year
,a u '\ un e had lor many
years, and we all hope for a splen
j
ev
are
laid
did harvest.
, . young:
ladies are to be congratulated up-1
on the splendid shape in which
these tomato plots areW iA, and
that thev are among the very
best in the countv She urges
that while there is'some time yet'
all girls get their plots in good
condition as early as possible a
rapid cultivation is verv neeessa
ry for a good crop. '
On Thursday she visited the
Farmington Club, and gave a
verv interesting and bénéficia"
demonstration in canning beans
atthe home of W. E. Potti Qu"te
olortronmniim. nfninroU,! ?;/.
a huge number ot members of this
club were present and much in
terest was manifested in the
WAr i,
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MISS BROWN SAYS CAN
NING CLUBS DOING NICELY
county
demonstration agent, has return
ed to Corinth, after spending sev
oral days in various parts of the
oiinty in the interest of the club
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Among the plots visited this
week was that of Miss Melissa
McKewen and Miss Lois Strick
land, near the Oakland school,
Miss Brown states that the
Miss Elizabeth Brown,
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On account of illness, Miss
Brown was prevented from visit
Kendriek yesterday, but
mg
hopes to do so within the next
few days.
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FOR SALE—Late Irish Potato
seed—Lookout Mountain. W.
S Berry, Corinth.
TATE ST. BAPTIST RE
VIVAL BEGINS SUNDAY
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The tent has arrived and every
thing will be put in readiness this
week for the beginning of the re
vival to be held at Tate Street
Baptist church, which begins next
Sunday. The revival Will be con
j
ducted by Rev. J. H. Buchanan
of Amarillo, Texas, one of the
ablest ministers in the work, and
a great revival is anticipated. ,
Rev. C. S. Wales, pastor of the
church, held special services last
night, preparatory to the revival,
and a large audience was present.
and a large audience was present.
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SECOND BLOOM .SHOWS UP. »
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G. L. Ijams, residing on Route :
6, Friday, sent to The Corinth- ' 1
ian, a cottom bloom, the second
received this season. The first
» bloom received this season was
received Thursday afternoon, be
ing found on the farm of E. D. :
O 'Kelley. * |
Blooms will be numerous from ■
now on. ■
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SUNDAY A BUSY DAY
THROUGHOUT COUNTY
Sunday was a great day at the
»-jEssiS* -
j Among the programs was that
1 0 fChUd?en'sDay 'excisesat thl
Presbyterian church at Kossuth
1 ten miles west of Corinth h'eld in
the forenoon. Besides the people
0 f that town being largely repre
!sented the exerckes'vrwe v-jelfat
\ tended by people from various
partg of t he county.
rhe jj inkle Cl . e ; k Camp WO
w , , d
the ' m0 nument ofMiUardBrewer
t N jj ope j n the Danville
neighborhoo d P i„ "he soulhwe Ï
J of the county Td one
pa Lgestcrowde^rse™
, ,a ^ ^ see "
l } emiren, A\as present. A
V, l( l )ro " ram was rendered,
the exercises were creditable
to the thrnung lodge of that com
, ,nuniT -' * j
* ( ' J lurc, b nnles^
h vest of ( f 1 ' 1,1 1 th : a Iai '? e . gathe ?* l
Jj 1 « assembled to participate m ;
the cereraomw °f 1
^ 1 P °- •» ^hde they U n-1.
u. J 1 Î 1 V + n0nilmeilt of 7 ie la î e
' an 01(1 Steen * An enjoyable
program was rendered and L. S. |
right, the orator of the day, de
hvered a splendul address. j
j The Wenasoga Camp has been
joigamzed four years, enjoys a
I fine membership, and this is the
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Bie ceremonies of the Wenasoga ! (
im. !
^ r «t member the camp has lost.
j Among the most enjoyable ser
vices w*as the dedication service
of Wesley Chapel, a few p miles
from Rienzi, in the soutlnvestern
portion of the county. Presiding
.Elder, J. II. Mitcheii of this city, s
preached the sermon, W'hich w'as I
appreciated by the large audience
I
present.
MEETING AT UNIVERSITY
n e i 4 . i , ,
7° ° f i th ° \ a . rgest , . and mos *? d ~
«c«ti 0 ual meetings.that
: J' pld at * be University at Oxford
: for sometime was the annual high
u m, ®" T f n :
'inn lele . * ns '' ee k. There arej
«W people on the campus at the
S!ä t / lme ' andm f any ™ o re ex
! r eted to ? rl ' IVe be î? re th f
!" e [ normal closes Some of these
me ^lnde some of the most promi
" ont ed ï' cato f 111 j he aad
amon S them from this county are
Pr »f- CJenkins supenntend
ent Of'the Corinth Public Schools
, +llA A •
e ul ural Hieb School It Kostfth'
° i f u ° & Kossut l >
and also Hal Anderson, formerly
j with the A. H. S., Kossuth, who
j ATTENDING EDUCATIONAL
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recently resigned to accept a sira
ilar position with the Yazoo Ag
ricultural High School, near Ya
zoo City.
NASHVILLE COUPLE VIS
i ITING RELATIVES HERE
Guy Bolton aud bride, nee Miss
Pearl Looney, of this county, ar
rived in Corinth Saturday from
Nash . ville > Tenn.,-to be guests of
j relatives and friends here wdiile
Enjoying their honeymoon. The
y ou "8 couple were married in
Nashville on JFriday. They are
botb we ^ known in this commun- ,
U >'' where tlle - v bave s P ent man y
>' ears among friends. Mr. Bolton
formerly- resided northeast of
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_ _His bride is
j a daughter of The late Frank *
LoUney, formerly of Kossuth,
They later moved to Nashville,
.
Corin t b > where his father is en
\ n farming,
,
Lo>Mie » v ' formerly of Kossuth
They later moved to Nashville,
J' here Mr. Bolton has a responsi
position.
b * e ' P^Bon. After spending a
jfew days here, Mr. and Mrs. Bol
» ton will return to Nashville,where
j they wiU make their future home.
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1 The many friends of Wesley
Taylor, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. C. !
Taylor of this city, who under
went an operation a few days ago f
in Memphis for appendicitis, will
be glad to know that he 4s still
improving. His mother who is
■ attending his bedside at St. Jo
seph Hospital will remain with
for a few days longer. j
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Mrs. C. M. Zwingle and chil
dren, of Union City, Tenn., arm
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Charlie Daniel, and occupied by
T ' K - Henderson, representative
of 1,1 e Ward-Belmont College,
• S " ashvi ' 1( '. Tenn., who was énroute
to Savannab , Dr. C. F. Gilbert,'and
of Scooba ami Mrs. Jas. D. Har
bert - of Wilson, Ark. ,who
also 011 her "'ay to Savannah,
turned turtle this morning about
9 °' clock on ® mile northeast of
Corinth in front of the home of
Clint Burgess, injuring Mr. Hen-,
derson and inflicting severe bruis
fts 011 «■« left side of his face and
head - The driver, Mr. Daniel was
als <> bruised on one of his knees.ltiou
Mr. Daniel was going to Shiloh !
, , t f jt *J »,
. and was soin« down
^tVof smne l2 or l5 mifes L
j hour jt . " onp i' ftr<îp
* -,
l and in trvin<y to seleet n nlnoo tn
; was fo°reed to £?o tn^he ay |
^ " r t0 0 to / e
^ the h b ' ' t he eor he ^
Uame entangled in a snake nn one i
: Vairon wheels thrnw '
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j nnlnmnhile u
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^ f 7 of i
+ ained dniuries to '
t ! ^ was »
found that ld""^ oniv!^
minor ones it was first feared
that he sustained a hurt to his'î
, ptp lv
demolished, the top was torn off, '
l^ te0 fr0Ilt WhoelS badly Ji;
A part of the party nroeeefcdd
on their wav and a ear wan a# »nÊi
from one ofi the Ürorv bam«? heiJii^
.'//>.„,/, of the
P alt > to l onntli. _
ANOTHER MOVE ALONG ]
SANITARY LINES
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All oft he ilineups, d'ppers, old ;
^ ^ 01 an ^ bln . g , else 4 that 18 1
publicly used to drmk water from
*hat is not sanitary, must be re
™oved. from al| court houses m tj
Mississippi. This new ruling may
ineonvemenee some placesithat do F
not have drinking fountains m
the snnare bnt not with P™» i
i-itli ' which hearts lue of tl - belt P
ftf / , . ,. a , 0110 ot tbe best
of its kind m the state. Private!
drinking n ;£ *
J and m trying to select a place to j
! ( Bnve, w as forced to go to the ex
! treme s nle of the road, and in do
s P me > and probably some bones j
I rac ^ urod *
The car w r as almost

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w cups -of paper or any-i a
thing of alike material that is in P
keeping with the strictest sanita- 111
tion may only be used in Missis- i lir
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sippi court houses.
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RIENZI EXTENDS INVI
TATION WORLD-WIDE i
Rienzi, the thriving little town »
twelve miles south of Corinth, ! - r 7
and one reputed for its old-time
southern hospitality, is going to
have one of the largest picnics on j
Thursday, July 8, that has ever}
been held in North Mississippi, j
This means to he home-coming j
, da y> when the w r orld is invited to |
visit , S'? 112 ' , and P artake , of the i
good things in store for them at j
bl £ Picnic. It is also to be
Candidate Day, when all the .can* j
d * dates wd l present their claimà;
* the res P e ^ ive offiees ^ or whiclr '
they are candidates. Itissuppos-'
j that Corinth will send a large j
delegation, as well as many of the •
other surrounding towms, as all
of them appreciate Rienzi and her
good people.
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j t f. JONES AND SON
1 .. OFF fOR CANADA!
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J- T- Jones and son, T. W., left
night for points in Canada
f n extensive expedition for train* j
m g dogs. It was at first thought !
by Mr. Jones that he would go !
no further than the Dakotas, but *
having received permission from j
fhe government to extend their j
tour into Canada, which had been j
^ohbtftdp^ticeount of ^auaran-i
tine against the U. S. on aceounti
of hoof and mouse disease, tbeyj
will ^pend some time there. Mr,
on
to be absent
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! ASSOCIATION SOON
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iPfiSSssaiKsS
by has been agitatad by The Corinth -
!ian for sometime, and as a mult
' a petition is now being circulated
by Secy. Lively of the B. M. C.
Gilbert,'and C. A. Turner, several having
already signed this petition and
was'have pled|ed themselves to cul
1 tivate several acres in strawber
ries. AU those who are inclined
of in this direction are requested to'a
of meet with the Alcorn County?^
Truck Growers' Association
urday, June 26, at 2 o'clock, at
i the B. M. C„ to discuss the prop
; osition of organizing an associa- 1
knees.ltiou to work in. co-operation withl^
! the truck growers.
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ADDRESSES PEOPLE OF
ITAWAMBA COUNTY
* _ - ° UUW1Y
Monday's Daily.
Hon. E. S. Candler, Jr., spoke !
in Fllltoi h Itawamba county, last j
| Saturday to a large audience. At
Jtk elusion °f his s^ech, C a pt
^ R * S ' Thomas suggested that all ;
i those who endors ed Mr. Cand-jshould
' iler s course in congress to come
j forward and give him their hand/!
' Everyone present gave him a
warm hand-clasp, evidencing!
[their endorsement and esteem. j
It was a great day for Mr. Can
i dler. ' I
' He retlirne( I borne Saturday af
» t ern °on, and yesterday, in thi ab-!
oniv!^ 1 ^ R * S '
Qaïm ' he occupled the P ul P !t at
he Flrst Bap î is / chureb ' where
he was greeted by another large
and appreciative audience. He
delivered a splendid discourse. !
' DEMONSTRATIONAGENT *
Ji; BEGINS BUSY WEEK
life . E u * abetb Drown, county,
^ E ^ Qn » s ^ ra ^ 10n a ^ eil I> wiU start ,
heiJii^ ;h,S afte i' noon 011 her regular
visits throughout the
bounty, visiting the clubs.
0n TueS(iaVj ghe win ( , emon _
] strate canning of beans at *Miss
'Lola Van Pollard's home. On *
| Wednesday she will demonstrate '
; the , lse of the canner an( , the
1 Fireless Cooker at Kendrick. On
Thureday> p r j day and Saturday
h jjj b t j j t demonstra- 1
tj in ea n„ing m"d wül meet
j tb Home Economics Chib on
F ,. id ™ e" „7ng ShTurge/th^ lo
„ V e l V ges T aT i oa
i a11 who can possibly do so, be { ca
P resent at the demonstrations. I
Next week Mi <3 Brown will be î ed
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P en t er and probably other schools [
111 vlcllll ty and the girls are
lir ^ ed to be making plans for
these meetings.
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The many friends of Miss Lucy
ness. She has been confined to
ing her absence at Sam Brack
stone 's store, Mré. Allison Mc
Clamroeh, is relieving her.
Powell regret 'to learn of her ill
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latest decrees. Coat is lined and back of vest is made
of fine lustrons mohair. Pants are medium fitting,
with keystone belt loops. Stitched throughout with
silk. High-grade trimmings. Finely tailored by
pert workmen who tailor style right into the garments.
We have, all sizes in stouts, slims, and regulars and
can fit you perfectly. Compare this with $17.50 to
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NO UNION S. S.
-i Picnic inis summer
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^ f act that better arrangements
»«„-"'m?. 11 "^ uc * me " ts ha ve been
*i, t i - tbe ^? uttu " rn Railway
: 1 '?»" a î any previaus time.
r cpresentatives of the First
5 apt ?* "J Waldroa »• Chris
I' 8 ". Churebasmetm the direc
tors room <rf the Citizens Nation
to'a on an , , yesterday afternoon at
County?^- C ° C *i' f °F the P ur Pose of
: ^chmg a decision asto whether
at , 0t thele I' 01 ,' , le a . p ! em . e '
Sj " f C0 " nt ot A ■"<*«?»"•»*
1 a " d entbu f asm - rt
withl^ deClded to 1,ldul 8 e m a
UI "° n p ^"f tb ." y ear ', u
1 The Methodists and Presbyte
mans had no representatives, and
is understood that the First
Presbyterian Church voted the
proposition down and there was
! suel1 little interested manifested
j ?t the Methodist Sunday school,
it was thought best not to enter
jmto the picnic. Hence, it could
; not be a union picnic if there
Cand-jshould have been one, and it was
deemed wise to pass the matter
up this year, and probably it will
be taken up next spring,
An offer had been made by the
j Southern to operate the train for
the Sunday schools provided thev
I would guarantee them $66 and
adult fare would be made at 50
cents while children from 5 to 12
d f ^ ^ ^ern re
fused , ,0 ll-ase tbe ,ram > but
a ?reed to operate it for this guar
antee, and furnish all of the
crew and other necessaries for the
! operation of the train.
* ALCORN COUNTY'S NEW
STEEL BRroGES WIU. be '
l/O MfLBT BD TODAY
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7 hmshmg touchesof the two
bandée ^bridges bemg.
erected on Smith Bridge road are
being made today, and unless |
^^cthing unforseen happens, i et
* b ' s "n?, lk be eom Ph'ted to-,
' day : The bridges are located, one,
of them near the site of the chair
faetor y and the other acr °ss the j
canal a few miles west. (
1 Tlle eost ot th<1 construction of j
the two bridges is $1400. The one
near the chair factory is 30 feet
lo "S' " h i' a the one crossing lhe
oa nal k 110 fopf loner
ca " a } 1S A1U * ee } m ; on °
° tbeP steel rbidgea are promis
ed Âl cor n county within the near
tlltlire '
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Enjoying Camp Life,
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Among the < onnthians wdio are
enjoying a week's camp this
week are Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
Stinson and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Stinson and child, and
Mr. and Mrs. Grover Stinson, who
are spending a few days at Smith
Bridge,
Weekly Corinthian $1.00 a year.
SQUIBS HENDERSON
TEEM OF COURT
js sais »
ou .^' wben ^ acb Montgomery, a
white man of the lower part of
the county, was tried on the
e large of aiding a prisoner to
cape trom an officer,
D appears that oh Sunday, the
6th mst., there was a public
gathering at Mathis High school,
some fifteen miles southwest of
Corinth, and Squire Spence
rested a young man named Rea
gin on the charge ofdruhkenness.
' irollt gomery aided Reagin to
from officer Spence, and as
a res,dt f, th f, affa > r , two shots
a ^ ere f fired b y tbe ««cer striking
Montgomery on one of his ears,
It appeared from the proof in
the case that Montgomery only
appeared near the officer, but not
not materially aid in the escape
of the prisoner. He was released
Con*t,y Attorney Mitchell rep
resented the state, the defense be
ing represented by Atty. W. C.
Sweat.
Before the trial was held. Rea
gm» it is stated, submitted to the
charge of drunkenness and paid
his fine.
Saturday's Daily,
This is the last day in which to
file law suits of a civil nature to
be tried at the coming term of
circuit court which
&"î h the Th,rd Monday "
' The docket, besides a number
of snits that have been filed since
^ erm ' 18 01ïe °I the largest
ever known in this county at any
term of cohtt.
The last tenu was continued
only for a few days, and the dock
et appears now almost the same
as it did before the term, and the
larger number of these eases
yet to be heard.
There are some very large
damage suits to come up for hear
mg and several murder and man
slaughter cases, besides a large
number of eases m which small
sums are involved.
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On the same day of the above
trial, Will Davis
was charged
with shooting a dog. and was also
released. He w*as represented by
G. C. Moreland.
LAST DAY IN WHICH TO
FILE LAW SUITS FOR COURT
convenes in
are
UNCLAIMED LETTERS
List of unclaimed letters re
maining in Corinth, Miss., Post
office for w r eek ending June 12,
1915:
Barrentine, Walter; Ooldwell,
Oscar; Çulwell, Joe; Carter, Mrs.
Er. ma; Dore, Miss Marguerite;
Fuller, Mrs. Annie; Jincius, Miss
Mary; McGaughey, Strain; Pres
ley, Miss Maie; Walker, Graves,
Advertised June 21st, 11)15.
In calling for this mail ask for
mail advertised on this date.
MILTON A. CANDLER, P. M-

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