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>' Splf fisSc^fcaj : ' f . m • * ' • ' V?. Ï '• ! • iSS-i 11 ;- » ass a M « 1 :■-/ ijfc, .- i- ! li « I iÄ '% ■ - .• ■ 1® m s' ! »a -■ The ■ %■ n ?§W; safe m a® 5 y r , ■YHÆ W ; ^ t r • \ i . 1 & ft ■ g \ a NOVEMBER 4, 1915. CORINTH MISSISSIPPI, Î VOLUME XX— No. 42. Subscription: $1.00 Per Tear m 5 = PREMIUM LISI BE ( CORINTH'S TRADE OAY Saturday's Daily. Hearty responses to prize-offer ing, suggested by Secretary R. T. Lively of the B. M. C., are being made by the merchants of Cor inth for Trade Day, and so far, though there are not as many as expected, there are several which have already been named, and other merchants have been gener ous in their promises, though they have never decided just what ihv prize would be and what it would be given for. Eighteen firms of Corinth have enlisted in the Trade Day cam paign. and still there may be more, as others are expected to enter before the advertising be gms. The prizes that have been offer ed so far are very valuable ones and no doubt will be splendid ad vertisements for the merchants \ who have offered them. W. D. Striplin offcres a $10.00 cash prize to the man bringing in the most cotton that day, pro vided this cotton is purchased by »Striplin Cotton Co. E. F. Waits will give a gold ring each to twins born in 1915 visiting Corinth on Trade Day. The Co-Operative Stores wdll give a sack of their best flour to the man bringing in the best mule colt on Trade Day. Others are expected within the next few days, and every feature of the arrangement will be per fected as soon as possible, and _ Thp. date will be made public in plenty of time so that sufficient publicity will be given the matter. FOUR YEAR OLD CHILD DIES Monday's Daily. Little Miss Palleuanor. Bates, daughter of Pdrry Bates, residing three miles north of Corinth, died yesterday, after an illness of sev eral days. Deceased was about four years old. Her parents are extended the sincere sympathy of their friends in the bereavement. Funeral services and interment 1 will take place at the family bury * ing ground in the southern portion ; of the county, near Biggersville. I CHURCH CHOIR RECEIVES CHECK FROM FAIR ASSN. > A check for $50 was received yesterday by Mrs, Thos. Johnston ! as leader of the Filmore St. Pres 1 byterian church choir, from the Alcorn county fair association. * This was paid as premiums at the * fair for the winners of the several .singing contests and the choir of \ this church wants to thank and express their appreciation to the F fair association for the premi ums won. The amount will be * given to the new Sunday school fe room fund. UNITED CHARITY FUND IS STILL GROWING 1 Saturday's Daily. Mayor Benj. R. Warriner, treas urer of the United Charity Fund, reports a total of $62 in the fund now, as a result of his appeal t inade in The Corinthian a few days ago. The people of Corinth have al jr ways been very liberal in their donations to charity, and the in dications are that a nice sum will m* be realized for this purpose by the time winter comes on. The amount stands as follows: IP Previously acknowledged $52.00 W. A. Dixon . Si g Rothschild I 5.00 5.00 Total $62.00 FOR SALE 1 Two brood sows and pigs. Will sell together or separate. Apply to C. L. O'Connor, R. F. D. No. 9, I Corinth, Miss. . - ■ DR. EDWARDS Bt, Ear, Mom ail Threat SpeMbt of Union City. Tenn., hu oponod PERMANENT OFFICES in 12SS4S Ida. Tmt Mix. i Tret lor-: . : - mm ms ;..y. -L * • : " MUMUBI « HOME ON JACKSON ST. ! Tuesday's Daily. Win. Meador, Sr., one of the best known and most popular res idents of Corinth, passed away this morning at 8:45 o'clock, at kis home on Jackson street, after an illness of several weeks. ! Deceased was born in Alabama ered one of their most valued em- j ploy es. j Fp until recently Mr. Meodor has occupied a desk at the local freight depot for the M. & O. and Southern, having been forced to resign that position on account I of his declining health. Mr. Meador was a Confederate soldier, a member of the Masonic and W. 0. W. lodges. He was held in the highest regard of his! friends in Corinth, and announce ment of his death will be known with genuine regret by all who knew him. He was married to Miss Helen Lowrey, to which union five cliil- • dren survive, three boys and two girls, Waldo Meodor, of Tuscon, Ariz., Charlie Meador, of Mexico City, Mex., and Win. Meador, of Beaumont, Texas, and Misses Ma rie and Irene Meador of this city. Mr. Meador also leaves his wid ow and numerous relatives and friends to mourn his death. T. as it be to on December 23, 1849, and at the time of his demise, was approach Mr. Meador has been a resident of Corinth for about thirty years, and has been employed by the M. & 0. Railroad for the past forty. vears. He was agent here for a number of years, and also filled a similar position at other points on the M. & 0. He was highly es teemed by his numerous railroad friends, and especially among the be- officials of the road was he consid ing his 66th year. by to in I The body will be held until Thursday awaiting the arrival r-f bis son.* Win. Meador, of Beau-j mont, Tex., when arrangements I will be perfected for funeral ser- i vices, which will be solemnized hv Dr D. B. Waddell, of Meri ! dian. PURCHASES HOME SOUTH OF SOUTHERN RY. Mrs. Zeh Stringfellow has pur chased the home of Clay McClam roeh and family, south of the Soutnern railroad, where she and her children will make their fu ture home. It is probable that Mr. McClam roch and family will move to the ^ suburbs, though no definite ar rangements have been made. i j SELLS CORINTH HOME; WILL MOVE TO COLUMBUS The many friends of Mrs. Flor ence Epps and family will regret to learn of their immediate de parture from Corinth. Mrs. Epps leaves next Tuesday*for a visit at points in Arkansas, and her daughter, Miss Loraine will spend : • a few days in Jackson, Tenn. when she will join her mother and ! brothers in Columbus, where they will make their future home. Mrs. Epps recently sold her property on Jackson street to T. F. Hinton, i who will take possession of same next week. ry in j ; jbe j OVER RIENZI & Saturday's Daily. of Corinth High School football ' team defeated Rienzi yesterday afternoon in a well played game. I The forwards of C. H. S. merit-1 ed the praise of Coaches Broome'nection and Adams. The back field play- j ed a more consistent game than the game against Kossuth. The b^ys are fast rounding in- ed to a good football machine, and will give a good account of them selves during the season. Ajax, Biggers, Gish and Young compose a quartet of ends hard to beat. The entire line and back field now play a hard, snappy, gritty game. The score was C. H. S. 36, zi 0. Next Friday the boys Nettleton. j : CORINTH TRIUMPHS ed the ty 'of — ; • ^ _ Mm A. C. Beane oi m the çtty Sonda iilV? • i : " COUNTY BOARD TRANS ACTS ROUTINE BUSINESS J ! Tuesday's Daily. the The Board of/Supervisors at their meeting yesterday disposed of several imp artit matters that at came before them for eonsidera tion. ! A committee composed of J. W. Edge and J. B. Coleman a Contract for clearing of right j of-way of the changed part of j Glens-Jacinto road on the land of T. D. Young et al, same to be done according to plans and specifica idioms 0 f the board, let to W. F. it to ,Wiggington. I Contract for improvements on lend of a slough bridge on Cham ;bers Creek bottom or Kendrick! and Splann public road, let to O. 0. Williamson. j his! On account of physical disabil-i ities, and his having served over'rescind 30 days in the county jail, Ed. ; Bouregard was released as eoun ity convict, with the understand ing that he leave the county. j of • It was agreed by the board that | the county would co-operate with the U. S. Government in the work of county agricultural agent, W. ! T. Pollard, and his services will j bp retained ten months in the year j 1915, instead of nine months as • formerly agreed to, and an addi tional appropriation of $37.50 was ap pointed by the president of the board, S. B. Martin, to inspect proposed public road on petition of J. T. Thomas et al, asking for public road on and over Will M. Straehan's land. A contract for furnishing mate a ,rial and bujlding a 3-span bridge over the slough in Hatchie River bottom near Walter Mathis, es- cording to plans and specifications stated by J. B. Coleman* let to M. ,C. Mathis, a a ae of in I was made for his salary. ! N3W TRACKMAN IM PROVING CORINTH TRACK I - i W. S. Pike, who has come to Corinth to take charge of the sta bles and race track at the Missis ! sippi-Tenncssee fair grounds, is jnaking wonderful improvements with the track. Mr. Pike and wife have been m Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi, attending all of the county fairs, but recently coming to Corinth, have already taken charge of five horses for training, begun improvements on the property at the fair grounds, and will continue this work until ^ ie i there is marked improvement in premisese. j TRADE DAY AND FARMING \ CAMPAIGN TO BE ON DIFFERENT DATES : • ! i It is now an idea of the secreta ry of the B. M. C., R. T. Lively, that Trade Day and the day for the Farming campaign in Corinth will, be separate and distinct from each other, though nothing has been definitely decided yet in regard to this plan, j- Mr. Lively called H. M. Cot itrell, of the farm development ; bureau of the B. M. C. at Mem phis this morning, and in a con versation over the telephone, the former was informed that nothing .definite in regard to a date could jbe given. j Another merchant, R. P. Boyd & ß on has signed up to be a part of Trade Day, and M. Byrnes & ' Son has agreed to give $15 worth ; premiums, to be named later, I Secretary Lively has quite a great deal of work to do in eon- j Broome'nection with Trade Day, and; j while the plans are being made, j the matter of the date is lefrl pending, but which wiU be nam ed as soon as something definite «an he decided upon, : COUNTY GINNING 130 BEHIND LAST YEAR There were 3,844 bales of cot ton ginned in Alcorn county to October 18 of this year, compar ed with 3,974 bales ginned at the same difee last year, as shown by the report of M. F. Baxter, coun ty statistician of the department 'of commerce. ; • ^ same in m fp ■ MS ■ i -PJ? te ;V.; CITY COUNCIL PUCES TUT LEVY 18 MILLS TfNipay's Daily. The City Council held its reg ular monthly session last night, Cit| Clerk M. T. Sharp reports'who a total assessment of real proper ty in Corinth at $1,289,110, and EotSso iii &t or a of A L i V , , 1Q 3| x . was fixed at 18 j millf; as follows: Municipal, 6<b mitt»; school, 5 mills; interest bonds 4 mills- general imnrove ment 3 mills ' g lra P rove - . o 1 -n • , This is 3 mills increase over the levy of last year, the difference jbemg provided for on account of the Hardin judgment against the|]j city, which has to be paid by an additional levy. Last year the general improve ment was only 2 mill 3 and the in terest bonds 2 mills. The street tax will be $4.00. At the meeting last night the matter of the new well now under. construction was submitted, and it was agreed that work would^ continue on this well until corf ditions of the w r ater were improv ed. W. T. Lilly, former street com jmissioner, submitted a petition to the board signed by 310 voters of the city, asking that they either over'rescind their action of a few nights ago, when W. G. Mitchell j |was appointed street commission-! er, or leave the matter to a vote! of the people. * | The matter was voted on, and;iotis the result was four against and one in favor. • Mr. and Mrs. Golden Chambers, ! of Uittsburg Landing, Tenn., arc in the city today shopping. jJ. Introductory Offen WKBMÊmaammMmmMmm wwmijmwmmM R S f $5.00 EYE GLASSES at $1.00 a PAIR FOR FOR THIS THIS VISIT ONLY VISIT ONLY iiie True Fit* Optical Co nounce that their spéciales the Waldron Hotel Parlors November 4, 5 and 6 -And Every Ninety Days Thereafter of St. Louis, wish to an •t \ 5 a;- -w\ i£L v'n •ze. & v! 7t / our first visit here. Reduced prices on Spe cial made glasses also Toric and Kryptok. OUR SPECIALIST OUR OBJECT: In making this remarkable offer of $5.00 glasses at $1.00 a pair is simply to intro duce this famous True Fit Lenses. And his assistant have had years' of experi True Fit Lenses have met with great enee and you may rely upon them absolute ly. We will be pleased to examine all those who have eye trouble or wear glasses, abso snceess by thousands of people who are now wearing them in the United States and are meeting with same results wherever they lutely free. We would suggest, therefore, that you call on them. TRUE FIT LENSES will positively relieve the following ail REMEMBER that the above offer of ments: Headaches, Cross Eyes, Itching $5.00 Eye Glasses for $1.00 a pair is for this Eyes, Astigmatism, Dizziness, Watery Eyes visit only. Regular prices will prevail after and Floating Spots before the eyes. are introduced.. Don't Forgot the Date-Thorsday, Friday, Saturday NOVEMBER 4, 5 AND 6 . r - ** AT WALDBON HOTEL rwg all commonications. TBHE FIT OPTICAL OO, rf St. Louis. m. . il s / . r V ' DATE FOB TßAOE DAY TO BE NAMED SOON Merchants and business .men of Corinth continue to add their namqs to the already large list have have agreed to enter the . Trade Day movement, being pro moted by the B. M. C. The lat jest to enlist is Mrs. G. W. MeCul lar > millier. j Other prizes are being sought 6<b v g ecv Livelv who is verv any 1( f us to * make dav as inte^t' t ous a .. as interest mg to the visitors as possible, and R is very probable that the list of prizes wiu also be addkl to with . P ;in the next few d so that the j !„,„++„« „ T :ii r0fl0 : va | q1 i „ » c ity a possible P ' y 38 P oss ble ; . bec 7' Llv ely has commumcat-1 Cottrell, of the ; t arm development bureau of the Memphis B. M. C., asking that he ma ke a date for the farmers' cam P. a ^ n Corinth as soon as pos-1 an( ^ R ^ ea to have T ra , ^ a -\ on same ia ^ ls name< ^ ^ ^ r • Cot- E. toell,^so thät prominent speakers t ' )e aere a P r °g rai n of interest to the farmers, their ! wiv .es and mends who are expect-j e< ^T.l n num bers on that day. j Mr. Lively expects to hear from j Mr. Cottrell within a day or two, ! an d just as soon as he receives a p re ply, and the date is named, the same be published, Mr. Lively is working hard on this matter, and he is very anx that Corinth's first Trade Day te a success. _ I Mrs. Fenner Johnson is spend- !ty ing a fewr days With her sisters, Mesdames 0. E. Mahaffey and T. i jJ. Stain in Memphis this week. j 'UNION SERVICES TO BE NEED THANKSGIVING Monday's Daily. The Corinth Pastors' Associa +• u ia i ' , ° Cia " . lon beld a re gu* ar monthly meet this morning at the First Bap tist church, with Rev. Jas. H. : Felts, pastor First Methodist church presiding> was called to order with m-o t? o 1 . Wlth P ra y er Î7 ?' S \ Gavm > P ast ° r F *ret Baptist church, The following churches represented hv their t *. P 4b yter ian Dr W P I I»! j '^b^iTbcv A°Ôav?n ul \tz* apusi, itev. it. bavin; 1st Ietho ^ lst ' Rev * J -. H - Felts; FiU !°>"re St. Presbyterian, Rev. J. H. Mallard, and Tate St. Baptist, Rev. C. S. Wales, who is secretary of the association. I pon motion, it was agreed by the several pastors that Thanksgiving service would be held on Thursday, Nov. 25, at the Presbyterian church. Elder E. H. Broome, pastor Waldron«St. Christian church, to deliver the .sermon, with Rev. Gavin, as al ternate. An offering will be _ feature of this service, for the United Charity Fund, and a mo tion was also made that Mayor Warriner, treasurer of the Fund, p ve a report of last year's char ity W0I 'k at this meeting, The meeting were a union a Mrs. W. B. Henry and little daughter,Virginia Anne,and Mrs. George W. Graham returned last night from Booneville, where they have been attending a house-par !ty tendered in the lovely home of Mrs. L. D. Rinehart. Mrs. Ellis Young will remain until the latter part of this week.