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VOLUME XX—No. 43.
CORINTH MISSISSIPPI, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1915. Subscription: $1.00 Per Yew DEA1H ENOS CAREER OF JV COlllt Saturday's Daily. The beautiful life of Mrs. Ada Gift, beloved wife of J. E. Gift, passed out this morning at 5:15 o'clock at the family residence 1102 Filmore street, tracing a deep furrow of sadness upon the hearts of both young and old. She has been in ill health for sev eral months. On oç about the 1st day of April Mrs. Gift was strick en with an attack of paralysis at her home in the late evening, and never fully recovered from that attack. The adtfice of trained physi cians and skilled nurses was sought and freely given, and though at times she was apparent better. no permanent cure be effected, and only tem porary relief was secured. On Monday, the 1st of Novem ber, Mrs. Gift was the victim of the second stroke of paralysis,and since that time she lias been crit ically ill. It was known from the lime she was seized with the sec ond attack that her life was grad ually ebbing away, and the end came peacefully this morning at an early hour, while her form was watched over by constant rela tives and friends. Mrs. Gift was one of the best known characters in Corinth. She was born and reared here. In her early girlhood, in 1867, she became a member of the Filmore Street Presbyterian, and since that time, up to her late illness, she was a regular attendant upon each service at that church, and delighted to worship within its walls, in spirit and in truth was she ever faithful to all manner of services so long as her health would permit. Her zeal and efficiency made her prominent in all auxiliary work of the Presbyterian faith She gave freely of her time and means to every phase of church work. Since her marriage she has been in some official capacity of the Filmore Stre et Presbyterian church or Sunday school. She held a life membership in the La dies' General Assembly's Mission ary organization of the Cumber land Presbyterian and American Presbyterian churches. She was conspicuous in church work for her devotion among people, the sick and poor. This marked her work, and her life was sweet to all and a benediction to those who came under her enobling in fluence. Mrs. Gift served as secretary of the Ladies Presbyterial of the Presbytery of Bell, also she was secretary of the Ladies Synodical Auxiliary of the Synod of Missis sippi, having presided in this ea pacity for fifteen years or more. She was well known in Presbyte rial circles throughout this state. Deceased was about 65 years old. She is survived by her husband and one son, E. F. Waits, of this city. . Funeral services will be con ducted on Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the residence, with her pastor, Rev. J. Hardin Mallard officiating. Interment in Henry Cemetery. The following are the pall bear ers : IL M. Stone. H. M. McAmis, W. F. Elgin, M. W. Young. E. S. Hensley and T. H. Johnston. DELEGATES LEAVE FOR STATE CONVENTION Mrs. Julia Candler-Swift a del egate from the W. M. U.. and Miss Irene Whitten, of the Y. W. A., of the First Baptist church, left this morning for Hattiesburg to attend the State Baptist Conven tion. _ ESTRAYED or STOLEN One black milch cow, from my home, five miles north of Burns ville. Any information will be re warded. k. C. GANN. up or of 18 to 2, is _ R. EDWARDS Xm til Tlroat Specialist of Union City. Tenn., ha* opened PERMANENT OFFICES in wam.vm ■ ,?*!• Ü i HOW PENSION MONEY DISTRIBUTED IN STAIE Chancery Clerk O. M. Hinton announces that the pension war wants are ready for distribution, and all those who care to do so, may apply at his office and take up same. The money with which to pay off these warrants has not yet arrived. The total amount of money dis tributed to pensioners in Alcorn county is $5931.90. The total amount distributed throughout the state this fall is $449,149.90, and is divided as follows: A total of $37,750 among 302 veterans disabled in two arms or two limbs, $125 each; $66,975 to 983 veterans disabled because of the loss of one arm or one leg, $75 each; $34,350 to 458 invalids or totally blind widows of Con federate veterans, $75 each ;$120, 329.80 among 3.226 veterans who are indignent, $37.30 each; $26, 333.80 among 706 negro servants of Confederate soldiers, $27.20 each; $163,411.30 among 4,381 widows of Confederate veterans, $37.30 each. This money is received and handled by the Corinth Bank & Trust Co./and the First National Bank, and the pensioners will be notified upon its arrival. RIENZI WINS OVER CORINTH BY SCORE OF 18 TO 13 Saturday's Daily. Probably one of the best foot ball games ever witnessed in this county was played at Rienzi yes terday afternon, when Rienzi and Corinth met in a game. Rienzi won the contest, score 18 to 13, and while the local team acknowledges defeat, they ap preciate the courtesies of the Ri enzi team. Th'osfc who witnessed the game say it was one of the b^st ever piayed by these two teams. SHERIFF MADDEN MAKES MOST FLATTERING BOND AS COUNTY OFFICIAL \V. L. Madden, sheriff-elect of Alcorn county, who was elected to this office at the general elec tion held on Tuesday, November 2, has made one of the most flat tering bonds ever made by an of ficial of this county. The bond required in this office is $35,000, $10,000 as sheriff and $25,000 as tax collector. The to tal amount of bond made by Mr. Madden is $70,100, over $15,000 as sheriff and the remainder for tax collector. The bond was made by individ uals, friends and supporters of the future sheriff, which is a wor thy attest of the high esteem and confidence in which he is held throughout the county. Sheriff-elect Madden will take the oath of office on the first Mon day in January, when he assumes entire charge of the position of sheriff, when his deputy, clerks, and other members of his official staff will be named by him. AMOS HARDIN AND MISS MACKIE MILLS MARRIED A quiet wedding was solemn ized on Sunday afternoon, when Amos Hardin and Miss Maekie Mills, two prominent young peo ple residing about four miles northeast of Corinth, were united marriage. The ceremonies were attended only by a few in timate friends of the contracting parties. Esq. Eugene Babb pro nounced the service, which united the young couple, who were met with the heartiest congratulations and good wishes of their numer ous friends. The groom is a son of Dan Har din, and his bride is a daughter of J. M. Mills, two of the coun ty's most prominent families. * Clay McClamroch, who recently sold his home to Mrs. Zeb String fellow, has purchased the home of R. M. Bridges in West, Corinth, and he and family are moving to day to, their new residence. Mr. Bridges and family are moving to the C. M. Payne property. , — Weekly Corinthian $1.00 a year, mm K DEFICIT Of 2 MILLION Monday's Daily. The government ginners' report issued this morning, caused a de cline in the future market. The report shows that the total num ber of bales of cotton ginned up to November 1, amounted to 7, 384.000, against 9,777,000 in 1914, a decrease of 2,393,000 bales. Local buyers are quoting prices today, ranging from 10.50 to 11 1-8 cents. The report issued this morning showed that "Ole Miss" had gin ned up to Nov. 1, 584,069 bales, and during the same period from Oct. 18 to Nov. 1, 674,000 bales The total number of cotton re ceipts up until Saturday night, shows an increase of 1,500 bales this year over that of last year up to tiie same period, the number this year being 16,373 bales, ac cording to the report of the Gulf Compiess Co. The price of cotton seed is ad vanced $2 per ton today, the highest price being reached is that of $36.00. a of TAG 1 COURT SQUARE SUGGESTED jj Tag day for Corinth. An occa sion of this kind has been sug-j gested by city authorities for the | benefit of court square improve- j It has been thought a very good suggestion to put on Tag Day, by which this fund would no doubt be increased. The board of su-j pervisors, we understand, has j agreed to donate to the fund if j the city will donate, and every body tliat get witliin reach of ;' those having the day in charge on Tag Day will be tagged, which of will call for a coin in the court square improvement fund. DON'T OVERLOOK that subscription. If you are in arrears remember that we can always find good use for THE MONEY LIEUT.-GOV. BILBO HAS NOT BEEN HEARD FROM * Secretary Lively stated this morning that nothing had been heard from Lieut- Gov.Bilbo, who had been invited by the B. M. C, to visit Corinth on Trade Day, which date will be made accord ing to reply to this invitation. Governor elect Bilbo has been invited to Corinth on either the 15, 16 or 17 of November if pos sible, or if not convenient for him on either of these dates it would he satisfactory with the Club to have him name a date, and as vet nothing has been heard from him. FARM EXPERT VISITS CITY. Geo. W. Powell, representing the B. M. C., of Memphis, was in the city Saturday afternoon, in the interest of the "More Profit able Farming Campaign," to be held in Alcorn county on Thurs- j day, November 18. It was announced in a letter re ceived by Secy. Lively of the lo cal B. M. C., that the meeting would be held on the 19th, but since the arrival of Mr. Powell, this date has been changed to the 18th. Alcorn county will eo-operate in this movement, and it is plan ned that about thirty meetings will be held throughout the coun ty on that date. Mr. Powell arranged all details while in the city, in order that the publicity committee might get busy. to to ]Mrs. Julia Candler-Swift will rep resent j£« M - W and Miss Irene Whitten has been named a [delegate from the Y. W. A. STATE BAPTISTS TO GATHER IN HATTIESBURG The state Baptist Convention will meet in Hattiesburg on Wed nesday. Rev. R. S. Gavin, pastor First Baptist church, will attend as a delegate from the church, Wmsml MANY ATTEND FUNER AL OF MRS. J. E. GIFT Monday's Daily. The'last sad rites over the body of the lamented Mrs. Ada Gift, wife of J. E. Gift, were conducted at the family residence Sunday afternoon, when one of the largest assemblies of relatives and friends gathered there to pay res pect to her memory. The services were conducted in a most pathetic and impressive manner by the pastor of the de ceased, Rev. J. Hardin Mallard, of the Filmore St. Presbyterian church, and a lovely tribute was paid to her, comforting words were expressed tenderly to the sorrowing relatives and friends surviving her, and the loveliest and most select collection of flow ers ever seen at a service of this nature, was placed around the body, as a token of the truest friendship and kindliest remem brances that could be paid her. Rev. Jas. II .Felts, pastor First Methodist church, assisted in the service in offering a prayer, and special music had been arranged by the Filmore St. Presbyterian choir, which rendered softly and beautifully the favorite hymns of 1 The body was laid to rest in jj enr y Cemetery, with the follow ing serving as pall bearers: H. M. Stone, II. M. McAmis, W. F. El | gin, M. W. Young, E. S. Hensley j and Hon. Thos. II. Johnston. COUNTY SCHOOLS OPENED TODAY WITH INCREASED ATTENDANCE REPORTED j Monday's Daily. j . over . , .„ , there is a great interest manifest ;' ^ ,n educational lilies. T ie ru \™\ schools are opening with rec ord breaking enrollments, Alcorn county today and never inffoi e iii the history t>f ■Al corn county schools, has there been such a great display of en thusiasm and awakening along ed ucational interests. There ai'e about sixty schools that opened today, with the aver age number of teachers from one to five being employed, and ev erywhere shows an increased at tendance over previous years. 1 a ? at 1 A COMPARISON OF FACTS j a If a farmer raised 1,000 bush els of corn and sold it for $1 a bushel on a year's time ,his brother farmers would not think he had made a very good trade, because corn is not sold that way. Could you, then, as readers of The Corinthian, expect a publisher to produce more than 1,700 papers 52 times a year and sell same to that number of subscribers at $1 a year and wait twelve long months for his pay? There are a number of our subscribers to whom our len iency has seemingly proven unprofitable to us, and until otherwise convinced, we be lieve a "hint to the wise" is all that is necessary to wipe the deficiency off our books. We respectfully call this to the minds of our readers who have permitted their paper to get in arrears. The amount is not such that it becomes burdensome on your part, but in the aggregate is a con siderable sum to us. Kindly give the matter your early at tention, and if not convenient to call in person, drop us a line, enclosing $1.00 or more and same will be properly credited. You surely do not want to be deprived of the weekly visits of The Corinth ian, and we assure yon we do not want to cause same to cease. KLYCE & BISHOP, Editors and Proprietors. WANTED Reliable family wanted to cul tivate fifty acres on halves and furnish himself. LESLIE MORRISON. M CULMINATION OF 6IP POTTS ROMANCE Tuesday's Daily. An impressively beautiful wed ding took place last evening at 8 o'clock, when Miss Susie E. Potts and James W. Gibson were quietly .married, Rev. James H. Felts, pastor of the First Metho dist church, officiating. The wedding was a very quiet affair, and was attended only by immediate relatives. The cere mony was solemnized in the love ly home of Rev. and Mrs. James H. Felts. The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Potts, and was gowned, in a becoming tailored suit of blue cloth, with hat and other accessories to match. She îas spent the greater portion of 1 er life in Corinth, and has nu merous friends and admirers in this community. The groom is originally from Okolona. He has been in Corinth or the past several months, and is now connected with the H. E. Walker Drug Co., as prescription clerk, and is very popular among a host of friends. Mr. and Mrs. Gibson are tender ed the very best wishes and con gratulations of their many friends ? or a happy and joyous future ife. They are occupying apartments at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. lyneman, on Jackson street. ARRANGEMENTS PERFECT ED FOR MORE PROFITA BLE FARMING CAMPAIGN Geo. W. Powell, representing 1 he B. M. C., of Memphis, who has been spending the past few days n Corinth, has perfected arrange ments with the local B. M. C. for holding the More Profitable Farming Campaign in Alcorn county. ïïr'* -r-*- i , r - The county has been c m ed into ten routes, and in each route there are from three to four meetings included, with lunch at noon at each day's meeting, at some convenient place. At each place where these meet ings will be held,-a citizen of that community has been made chair man to preside at the meeting. There will be thirty-four meet ings to be held in this county on Thursday, Nov. 18, and some of the most prominent experts in agriculture will he present to de liver addressess at these meet ings. Committees from the local club have been appointed, and will take charge of the local affairs pertaining to these meetings, a schedule of which will appear in The Weekly Corinthian of this week. The purpose of this campaign is to increase the prosperity of farmers in the territory in which the work is to be carried on. Spe cial attention will be given in each territory to peculiar condi tions affecting the growing of crops or the production of any particular agricultural output. Experts who have given years to the solution of these problems will lecture and demonstrate on all topics vital to the success and happiness of rural dwellers. Ev ery branch of both agricultural activity will receive attention at the hands of competent men. Not only crop raising, dairying, beef production, tick eradication, silos, etc., but also social and home economies problems and domestic betterment will be discussed by men and women who know'. Women speakers on questions relating especially to the work of women on the farm, sanitation and general improvement of do mestic matters in the average farm house are to address meet ings of women. CHICHESTER.SPm LÜImI AtkTMrBnnktror A Chl-ckaa-tora M*mmm dBru.4/A\ Pilla la Red and (fold metallic \V7 bous, sealed with Blue Htbboa.A^f yean known as Best, Safest, Always Reliable SOLD BY DRUG6ISTS EVERYWHERE passws wan % mw. The wont caaea.no matter of how long ataading, ere cored by the wenderfnl, old tellable Dr. Portera Antiseptic Healing OIL It relieves Pain and Heel« at the same time. 2Sc.S0e.li00 '-pr 'Kg m LOCAL WOODMEN EN IERIAIN WITH BANOUET Tuesday's Daily. One of the largest meetings of the W. O. W., was held last night in their hall in the Liddon build ing, when business of importance was transacted, after which a banquet royal was served, and a very delightful program render ed. The meeting was called to or der by the Consul Commander, Willis Mathis, who presided dur ing the business session, after which Hon. Thos. H. Johnston, toastmaster, took charge, and an nounced the speakers of the even ing. State Manager II. F. Sim rail, of Columbus, was one of them, who delivered a splendid talk to the lodge, explaining the details of the business that was entered into at the meeting. He was followed by Hon. I E.^S. Candler, Head Ad visor of the State W. O. W., who delivered one of the best and most enjoyable addresses ever heard in the lodge room. Mr. Candler was followed by Mayor Benj. R. Warriner, who contributed in a very interesting way to the evening's entertain ment with an appreciated ad dress. Other features of the program held the closest attention of the many Woodmen who had assem bled in the hall to attend the meeting, and fully there were 250 present at this gathering. The program committee had spared nothing to make this meet ing a success, and it was enjoyed more perhaps than any meeting held by the local lodge. The Uniform Rank team serv ed as the refreshment committee, and had charge of the banquet. The general committee was composed of R. L. Young, Martin Seigrist- and M. M. Ell edge, and 0 f means ever served in the lodge concluded the meet ing. WEST CORINTH SCHOOL OPENED THIS MORNING Monday's Daily. The West Corinth school open ed today with Prof. J. N. Byrd of Walnut, in charge, and Miss Pur vis of Plunkett, assistant. The en rollment of today is greatly in excess of previous years, and it is highly probable that the school board will find it necessary to em ploy a third teacher. Miss Salome Nabors, who suc cessfully taught a subscription school in West Corinth, during the past two months, has been men tioned as a probable assistant, and it is possible that her appointment may be effected at an early date. RIENZI ITEMS Monday, November 8. Mrs. H. L. Robins of Corinth, visited home folks during the past week. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Green leave Tuesday for Hattiesburg to be gone several days. Let everybody remember about the Orphanage Car that will pass through here on the 18th of this month. "God loveth a cheerful giver. ' ' Corinth met Rienzi here Friday afternoon in a football game, Ri enzi carrying off the honors, 18 to 13. Mrs. Lela Hodges will be here with her class on Friday night, (12th inst.) Her class of temper ance girls will give us a recital. Mrs. Hodges has been here several times, and we know we are to re ceive a treat. Admission 5 and 10 cents. Miss Christine Spain of Saltillo, spent several days here last week, ! visiting relatives, Miss Fay Clark of Ripley, is the guest of Mrs. Randolph Young, and will begin her school at Way side on the 8th. Mrs. Marion Perry has gone to Bethel where she will teach dur ing the present session. Miss Inez Roebke is visiting friends in Corinth. Miss Brown was here Friday, working in the interest of the movable school which will be held here the third week in November. Let everyone attend. Reporter. / ms