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The .lenes Connu News
Succeeding the Kllavllls Sr South How». a * » and tl »OOAR G. HARRIS, Published Every Krld»\ '! j Ml 11.00 m Ymu . OARo*: Journal of the Com ' . ( ]< the City of Ellixvill,. mm< 1 THE J0NE8 COUNTY NEWS The Jones County N> -.-. plant* tlic New South New County's old, si newspnpt r undersigned becomes idilo publisher in lieu at that und the rutile and versatile journalist, II o Ja*. # F. Barker, who lias edit I the per for seventeen years, _A careful perusal of this issue of The paper It is our »till , little, soil to tlifs end the -.patronage • New* i* aolicHed . . ^ i-v «bsndcn jta m, .it. however eke to purpose, further improvement!, from lune lo of a generous a ml appreciative pub-| lie i* fufoi slly iliciled. EDO AH G. HAKItIH. EDUCATING THE NEGRO Booker T. Washington, flic Tits* keege, Ala., negro educator who disgraced himself by taking liuicll in tlie red-room at the While House wilh Theodore H< ten evelt, hau writ* Idler to the Mcridh!» Dmputcb iat he term# prokHtinjc »fit«« ifi»t Hu* "poor cdiu .itioiiiil farllllli « «f* lorded the colored race in the rural dutrlcis of the South," Among other things, Washington says: In using efforts mid intliienco lo lo the conn get our people to Hv« try rat lier tb.in io tin' nt' - I mo of • ti it met with thit diflfcuity. Matty of our best colored people lei t Oliulry disfrids mid, IM fai I, leave the Soatii for that iitaller, because they find Hint the schools m the country are so poor Unit they can not educate their children. 'I*'ur example, in iiiatiy of out country districts in the Mouth, the Schools for tile negroes nre taught in very pdior houses, in fat I, io some Houses si) poor that they «rescuin' ly worthy of the name of a school honse. in addition to this, the schools are often in session not mote than three motitl » out of the twelve, mid have the poorest kind of teachers." the In reply in K to the above the Me* r ! ftli -ni Dispah h ' IHMÜ says that nitrier grateful charge when he speaks of the m gro's treatment in the tioulli along ediu alionnl lines, ns nil free schools me run for the same length of time, whether for whiles or lot blacks, and teacher« are paid nr cording to the grades which they make The tact is Hint Mtasiaaisaippi and Other Southern States are doing » great deal more for the negro than lie deserves. I'he white people of Mississippi pay #0 per cent, of the faxes, yet the negro is drawing 38 eut. ot the school fund, liven this would not not lie so bad d the money expended on the negro reaily did him utiy good. But it doesn't. In fuel, nctuul atntiatics hear out the assertion Unit llio ed ucated negro is more addicted to crime than hi* iuuornnt brother, ill ikttt ii the examinations. and that nine-tenths ot the name ices offenses annually committed by negroes ug liust Boutliern white women can be charged to the ed ti cated clues. The News ha* no grudge against The uneducated black tlie negro, man iw usually ft tfOod laborer ami But the edu* satisfied with lus lot. cated coon is very different if 11 develops Intpoa some white He soon type. sihle aspiration* and 'man is sooner or Inter forced to kill bi tu. These nre the facts and it is use less to try and get around them. YOUNG 'STAY IN' THE SOUTH. MAN. In the course of a recent ad,lies*. „lent W. W, Finley, of the southern Railway, gave expression dtatiuguished by *mm> sense, and which should lu* care full-, considered by every young in this sevltion. Among n.her things, he said! • In whatever career the young of the South may select, lie at home Ile will! lo views man man «il! find opportunities among hia own people not lind >1 necessary to go cither I" Hu-north or to the west. As time, „oes on he wilt find these opportu ai'uos in increasing abundance, for the economic strength of the south, already great, ie constantly ittcrea* The wealth of our section m nut ur.il resources is being supplemen ted by increased financial atreiigili, and southern communities «re In - otile to finance their and less dependent coming better own enterprises outside capital. mill needs eveiV one of bei ho life them "The- , young men, and those l.utliful to her she wilt u'"" . great« opportunities thuu it ms - Sible ior them to find ;n any „ non oi the country. Marvcl,.,, 1,4 has been the south a progre th,-lust two decade«, the but r, mains that she is only at the begin ning now ol what will be a period ol tremendous development. , au.-e it ,Al be many ye; rt beio.e 111 ip hftp » pop lintton rportunlti put to » tirent »tiff)« li ti for the thrill No <t(h«r itction of the country linn developed more rapid)/ than K Hie pant quar a I ter of h Century. Thin *1« a fact * j which in recognis'd not only l>> Mr. j Finley, but by tin* railroad manu fitem, financipra and leader a of if» * illy. And all of tile to ! in the next twenty ileal development will j ! occur in the Southern «taten. There-1 I fore, if the young men of the South hat ta good lor them they will reinatu at home where they are needed now, and where they will be needed •till more in the future. I 1 hfitt the South durtr 1 ; duatty gene , predict (ha I ye, j the ! kn j paring slat« of Louisiana, j tt ugur»teu a good OUR PUBLIC HIGHWAYS I Governor Handers, of thn uelgh hns lo ads campaign. I The last session of th« Ijouiaiana ! j legislator« toad«a substantial appro j priatlon to hr. used In experimental I * * ' work and tills has boon g, neronsly Isupplemented i,y pnrisli and mu nicipal appropriations. Thu United Htales Bureau of (food Roads has agreed to assign I wo of it's road* building export* to that slam for an indefinit« petlod and the funds at ihn disposal of Governor Wunders will bo disbursed under their Htipwr vision Mississippi would do well to fol low Loutstana's example. Thera in no sort of publie improvement which benefits ii larger number of mtlzona and tax payors than roud hullding. flood roads not only iiototiorinous savings In wear and tear on teams and vehicles, hut tiring iheolti>; aisof the community into closer touch with «iieh other, pulling schools, churches and market within caster reach of tlm rural résilient and exer cising a civilizing lnflminoH second only to railroads and other means ot rapid transit Mississippi could well nllord to »j>< od »10,000,000 no the improve ment of it,'» country highways, and and future generations would bliss the privilege of hearing n portion ot the burden- if, indeed, taxation fur such a purpose could M timt, turns, I called by And .lines County. v»HH Us etch i and rapidly devulopfoA agrletilt.ur lal resources, could spelid ♦fiO.O'HI a year for fen years with enormous profit to the rising generation, which would bo glad of the opportunity to take care of t.Uo bonds at tmturltv. Monuments we set-|o the heroes of the Confederacy, but where Hie nionuiaents to tin- heroes of Re construction ? General* who fought nl Gettysburg, Vicksburg and Ap pouiutox me honored with shaft* of slime mul tablets of brass, hut where fs tit«* memorial to the men who restored white supremacy In the South? Pilose who fought and lost for the Confederacy receive out homage mid reverence hut those who rame after mid reared upon the ashes ot defeat the structure ot victory, these are too often forgot ten. Th.. we can olfer is that in uintiv Instan ces tile lend,-is initie t'onfedeiale Army were the leaders in Hie strug gle which emit« ns tin aftetninth nl the great war. Sometime and grateful people thi* Southland a monument corn memorntive ot file valor of her pen pie during the ilmk days of Kecoti sti action, a time which indeed tried men's souls. Vicksburg Dem ocrat. The best mid most enduring mon ument to the patriotism, courage and generous self sucriflct of the men greater empire on the ashes of the old" is the structure ilsell ilistoi y does not record elsewhere so great a triumph over passion and pteju dicc, oppresatou mul injustice. explanation which loving will erect rho builded n new unit Ilie Hattiesburg News trie* to turn the recent epidemic of lu.int ct< j e|l lnl0 „„ „rgnment ngmn»t pro hlbi , ion Meridian Dispatch to I : ,here has been only «"« j inur <]er that bad «\ x-n remote eon* : ! m-otion ! to prove that the law against m 111 | ^ prohibit " _ _ Hon. James L. Gillespie, editor of | ! the Greenwood Commonwealth, has I been appointed Flute l.t>ml Com It. Null, j Mississippi. This 111 | illusion r to succeed h. deceased. The selection comes as | #u „ Krt eH ble surprise to Mr Gilles- | j pie's numerous newspaper friends. - will probably giv— lhal comm m wealth a wide berth Since soap trees have been dis- j covered in F.ori la the genus hobo „.j,,.,,. 1 mil be! • booming. Sleel and Prices ol standaid stock# and lionds | Trade ondi irou arc ' Here in South Missinsippi. the dominant lac lumbct price* continue to advance. ti nre In-re. ol recuperation lor, the proce, tssarily »low, . -' nr*» rt- J » do not tintiH #dv»« ont * in nit of I*» (3 btiicjio^ of, »I Ml «limed ! j A diapa ch in that Prcnident Taft, wl reduced Hi* diet, ha I three meal« a day. od cltifcen* truat 1 keep Ida promise to iff, ao they privilege, Wi hingtou recently I ' I • ret ii rued to! A er «Mt many ' that tic will ■educe the tar-1 iov the eaiue go ma V j i I j j bushels and the largest 120 bushels( Molinrs County has a Corn Club I, who witli more than 10)0 me. report an average yield of HO hush-| els of corn to the acre last ye. The »mailest yield reported was flo j to the acre. Wht j.red together In Ho util Mississippi I these days the converst lion imtur al y reverts to good road*. two or three men aregatli I ! The Houston Post sa vs the Garden of Kden was located in Texas, tiut does not cbntend lhal it remained there for any length of tittle. In pbinrifir work« of art "over one ltdMtlrerl ye»ir» ol(J M on Hie free 1 1 »! it wan not mtcnfled to exetnot choru* n i r I*. of to p io Y so iate that the It is rallier unfort clip** didn't extend to con recent g res». Hometfnil*« the plact.' tliitit 1 « fortifv the lofilewt vir luen. mont common* If you like the Jones County News, neighbor. please tell y tier lo do and i «% occasion, ally than never to do at all. Il i FRATERNAL MENTION The Chronicle is pleased lo wel come Mr. Kdgar G. Harr held of Jones county journalism Mr. Harris lias bought the Kllisville New South News and will make flint pnpt r blossom and bloom like the proverbial green hay tree, lie is one of the state's brightest and most active newspaper me rel Chronicle. to the I, all I'Al'KH UIIANGKS HANDS. Mr. Kdgar U, Hums, foriiii*r edi tor of Hie liiittietdmi k Now?», haw Booth*N **wh of this city and takes chat«;«* this iwwett Mr. Iturrls lias hern man for sonit? years and ii «»uglily ii(f|iiiiitited with the pup-r business. Wi* most heattilv wislcoinc him i purchased the N »ifWrtpnpfl ih«r E. of of ed the editor of our paper nni| wish him Hie very best of sue, . \Ve hope that the busi ness men mid patrons of the paper will deal kindly wjlli Imp and make him feel Hint we are glad to have him in our mids|. A real live more for Hie progret nity than anything else, tie no medium through which the city can make itself known to the outside world as well as through the organ within the city. He that lioostetli not himself will not be Klfisville Correspondence newspaper mean* of « cQiiiinu Tltere can boosted Laurel Chronicle. Kdgar ti. Harris, formerly of the Hattiesburg News and Inter of (lie Vicksburg Herald lias purchased the Kllisville New South-News and ■ill greatly improve that already Kdgar is a horn news Ifond paper, paper man, at home in any depart ment, lie will tunke the New South* News one of the leading weekly pa Meridian I)i* per* of the Slate patch. A South B« d .treat oar motor mnn who disobeyed his orders is demi. passengers shared the same fate Th" pity is that ten innocent President Taft spent Sunday in conference with members of the fi nance committee, yet this is called a fCbristtan nati iti. I A press telegram says that heavy : rains have fallen in Panama, hut j the gaatum dam Is atlrighL : A headline says Louisiana wdl | • U« Last Dry State " Better late | We are increasing our aalea dally People are being cored of rlteutna lisiu all over our state. Why do von j suffer? Give M. W. Hyde to cure you. Kvery bottle guran-j than never. | teed. Price. $1 (*• -—- chance j 1 Stomach Trouble. j j ] ; ; j Your tongue is coated. Your breath is foul. Headaches come and go. j | These symptoms show that your stomach is the trouble. 1 o remove the cause is the first thing, . , c. l t ^^blet.'wiü do th^t' E^.y to take and most effoctiv«. Fertile Acres of the East 1 Owned By Morjopolists I I The editor of a N«w Yon ' rnper reoetitly received ine hm attention to the h ive r-ven hand red mdll m a-wiv letter call-1 that ores of j swamer, rnsrsl.y and and lands in i North America which could b* r«~ I claimed and mad« to yield immense ! Bat, " aaid tß» editor, "what is! j th« u»« of troubling ourmdv«« h boo * | do not 8«etu to know what to do with whnt w« al- 1 crop! j this land. when reaily hava In fiirtlln aorss?" Not know what to do with our fertile acres? Certainly we do ! We j speculate in them >Jh rnonopolix • j them. We let poopto who never I plow a furrow or pitch a sheaf ImvJ them up h i as lo g*' noh 'rein the j unearnn I values that corn« to the lands from th' who do pitch sheaves and plow fur rows, Ti e learned presence of those odi r >»r—who m »y hat» be^n wiser thin ho wrolo— goes on to point out the fact there are more than eight.-,«) billion itérés of fertile laud in the acre of which will more than sup port one person, "My grandfather", says he, 1 supported himself and my grandmother and brought up eight children from the produit of one acre, in short-summer and long wintered Hwi-den, " T.iih was going some for grandpa —but assuming the fact to bi ns stated, assuming that the mud of this rounnd old world of ours could easily»support ton limes ns many people as it now feeds, are we hand, ling our share of it Ur the ttianuer to get the meat out of it ? Grandpa In Hwedeti supported leu p toute on an acre — but lie hud Ills acre This is rather a important mat ter, And he bad the ife history that, mule him capable of using the acre io us best, advantage. Another very important matter. Go down on the east side of New Y irk, Mr. E lttor, and see the swarming children tilling the streets so full that vehicles cm sonroely I>.«*h through : t-lie greatest sight In New York is tpe children of the woidd, each Griffin Gets The Place. j Governor Noel lias appointed D I E. Gridin, a former newspaper ru n/ of Meftdyille, to Ijl! the vaoaroy iia the office ot ohapoery clork ,/i Franklin county, made by thedeailh of Dr. A. M. No* in in. who was kill ed M mdat in the street fight b* tween two rival fitotions .f tlifi i plsee. Mr, Grifli i aeeepts t-lie pl/ice with III« understanding that h avili retire when the special i lectioij is held. He was not a candidate / for the place. This appointment wins a hard on« for the Governor, for^ he had to select a man who was pot identified with cither Side in the fight, at MeAdville. j on ! to a M. \V. Hjde's Drug Store is ttie place lo get your wants supplied Vie mid your prescriptions lit ed. absolutely guarantee quality mid accuracy. Local Team Defeated, The Hittlcsbjrg baseball team took two out of ihre« games played on the local grounds Thursday amt Friday with K'ltsville, The games were well attended, an t t-hero xvas much interest taken. Hattiesburg took the first game hv a score ot 12 to -t Stokes pitched for Kllisville and Williams for the Umpire Wolf. local team The second gaina went to the lo cal team by a score of 8 to ?, and ' the third game, whioh was the j 8 mud of a doubt« header, was won by Kllisville by a score of ? to 3. Both teams played tmrly good hall Rheumatism: many of the bad ! despite the many errors, which were caused by grounds. — H » 11 lesbnrg News, One Bottle Did The Work. Kllisville, Miss fo Those Who Are Suffering With j Three years ago I bought one bot 1 tie ot Hyde's Rheumatic Cure, tiav- j sufferer for several years 1 j mg been j and had tried everything 1 ever! ] heard ot but received no relief until J ; 1 was induced to try a bottle of j ; Hvde's Rheumatic Cure. One bot j j tie perfected a permanent cure. J. K, Doss IB We haudio the largest line of Harness on the N E. It. li. Hug- ; gv Ilainess, from s ' ,->0 to ÿ'.Hl.od. ll " ut ' ss ' from l1 ' 50 to! Hicks Mercantile Co. I 1 v < Thi n< nge'. ; ;-d «"H«* neople would Iw» vastly better off u-ing *■» acres nf wbii i ' li ' n breathe y on epiM k fiiev t country *ir. food, and a*« «»eut country ! and feel tlndr nerves 'et down from ! th« fearfu* oitv strain, But if you put them oat on those, | half a««d nor»* they would starve. ' (They ate th« moat industrious peo-j 1 pi« on ear ;h. but fliev would starve d eilt ss •iiijntry I sights, i Ion farms. They dont know how to! acre. T..ny would ! star ou farms i habits oireful that for it s 8 support on« pur j rn'el rath-r than j When you change thn I mind of a people, h y«« charge them right ; j ruigutv hard tes t to back. if , hem eil tilg« v n I nl And agtin -if they acres lo use, they eouldo't get them, i We partly use mir l«l> I* ; i n' we prefer to use their vdios raihtr! than their acres. Did you ever hear of the Vacant Lot Culture' associations of Philadelphia. Nevy York, Detroit, London and other' cities? They are cginizitions fori getting the poor ot The cities the privilege of growing gardens on va cant lots. There are acres and acres vacant near New York—acres enough with in reach of an hours ride to give one to each person in tip' city —figure it np—but the acres monopoliz'd. They are worth more under our present laws to •peculab The p ;nt is here, A very small plot of land will support a family skilled in its use, if they do not nave to divide with the landlord. ur with than to cultivate. Tuny must have all thay produce. I'li if '.s the tact whioh makes these ,1 acres useless to the landless Perhaps if we would adopt anu»K poor. ILoiry (* 'or^o'H plan of taxation, it would solve the problem in some oue thing sure we futuro ags. »•re not solving it.—Atlfint.fi Journal, j LMJUÜL LOCAL NfiM/S and N0TF.S % Jack Smith, while switching cars j in the Mobile, Jackson and Kansas tily Railroad yards Sunday, had one of his feet badly crushed, and mn nutation at Hie instep was neces sary. y Fo lice in a n John R. Holder was attacked by a desperate negro pris oner Sunday, and was badly bitten on the arm. The policeman finally brought his club into use and the negro had to he beaten almost into insensibility- before he could be handled by the officer. The Laurel military company, un dercommand ot Captain Bartlett. left Monday inoruing for Biandon, where it was ordered by Gov. Noel to guard Will Mack, a negro, was tried for criminal assault. Tuesday was observed here as "clean-up day" i a proclamation issued Mayor. who accordance with by the The Best In Groceries This store carries a full line of the choicest table delicacies and caters to the best trade. ' j ! A full line Dodson-Braun, and Heinz Pickles, Preser ves, Sauces, etc. j 1 Eddy & Eddy and Golden J j j Gate Spices and Teas. W. J. REDDOCH ; PHONE 75. Miss. Ellisville, I 1 Walk--Over SHOES What You Have Been Look ing For. An oxford that will tit snugly around the ankle without chafing We have them in the trustworthy WALK OVER, make. Several ritte rent shades of tan ami in dull and shiny leathers. ! ' I i ! i Here's an outline cut of ule 1 of them. Meditiiu schade Tan Cull Bluelier Ox ford Ei'lin >le<lcl Price #4.00 I ■xM Ovsr i Others at #;j *><) $-t $5 u We Make A Specialty of Shoes. (C/Jro^ §L / / ii Uï.''F i m fj I $ i V , i » J r if. I 7 i; f \ / •> YOU iij. Want a Pair of £7 «s REGAL shoes —and so does every other well-dressed man here. They're the smartest shoes that money can buy—exact reproductions of expensive metropolitan custom models. They're made in quatier sizes, giving you an exact fit. Regal Shoes are the greatest shoe values in the world—that's why we sell them. Let us show you the new Spring styles. $350 $400 ,„ a $500 JOHNSON-HAND CO. m Try Our "Kola Keep Cool and Remember lU-Wu «TIERS. PROPRIETORS OF Ellisville Ice and Bottling Works. We Manufacture and Sell Ice, All Kinds of Soft Drinks. I! Full Line of Feed Stuff Try our Tip Top cow feed And we deliver promptly. Ellisville, : if 1 Miss. Phone 20. A J Read the Jones County News.