The .lenes Connu News
Succeeding the Kllavllls Sr
» and tl
»OOAR G. HARRIS,
Published Every Krld»\ '! j
Ml 11.00 m Ymu .
OARo*: Journal of the Com ' . ( ]<
the City of Ellixvill,.
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
and versatile journalist, II o Ja*.
# F. Barker, who lias edit I the per
for seventeen years,
_A careful perusal of this issue of
It is our
little, soil to tlifs end the -.patronage
• New* i* aolicHed
. . ^
i-v «bsndcn jta m, .it.
further improvement!, from lune lo
of a generous a ml appreciative pub-|
lie i* fufoi slly
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<
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
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
In reply in K to the above the Me*
r ! ftli -ni Dispah h
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
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,
and that nine-tenths ot the name
ices offenses annually committed
by negroes ug liust Boutliern white
be charged to the ed ti
The News ha* no grudge against
The uneducated black
man iw usually ft tfOod laborer ami
But the edu*
satisfied with lus lot.
cated coon is
sihle aspiration* and
'man is sooner or Inter forced to kill
These nre the facts and it is use
less to try and get around them.
'STAY IN' THE SOUTH.
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
«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
mill needs eveiV one of bei
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
ip hftp » pop lintton
put to »
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.
hfitt the South durtr
1 ; duatty gene
, predict (ha
j paring slat« of Louisiana,
j tt ugur»teu a good
OUR PUBLIC HIGHWAYS
Governor Handers, of thn uelgh
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
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
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
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
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
The best mid most enduring mon
ument to the patriotism, courage
and generous self sucriflct of the
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.
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* :
! 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
| 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!
Prices ol standaid stock# and lionds |
Here in South Missinsippi.
the dominant lac
continue to advance.
lor, the proce,
nr*» rt- J
» do not tintiH
* in nit of I*»
(3 btiicjio^ of,
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
• ret ii rued to!
A er «Mt many '
that tic will
■educe the tar-1
iov the eaiue
j bushels and the largest 120 bushels(
Molinrs County has a Corn Club
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.
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
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*.
iate that the
It is rallier unfort
clip** didn't extend to con
plact.' tliitit 1 « fortifv the lofilewt vir
If you like the Jones County News,
please tell y
tier lo do and i «% occasion,
ally than never to do at all.
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
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
i purchased the N
the editor of our
paper nni| wish him Hie very best
. \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
of « cQiiiinu
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
paper man, at home in any depart
ment, lie will tunke the New South*
News one of the leading weekly pa
per* of the Slate
A South B« d .treat oar motor
mnn who disobeyed his orders is
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
| teed. Price. $1 (*•
Your tongue is coated.
Your breath is foul.
Headaches come and go.
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
Owned By Morjopolists
The editor of a N«w Yon
' rnper reoetitly received
ine hm attention to the
h ive r-ven hand red mdll m
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
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
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
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.
M. \V. Hjde's Drug Store is ttie
place lo get your wants supplied
mid your prescriptions lit ed.
absolutely guarantee quality mid
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
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
the bad !
despite the many errors,
which were caused by
grounds. — H » 11 lesbnrg News,
One Bottle Did The Work.
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
Hicks Mercantile Co.
n< nge'. ; ;-d «"H«*
would Iw» vastly better off u-ing
*■» acres nf wbii
i ' li ' n breathe
y on epiM k
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
Ion farms. They dont know how to!
acre. T..ny would !
star ou farms i
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
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
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.
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
ILoiry (* 'or^o'H plan of taxation, it
would solve the problem in some
oue thing sure we
»•re not solving it.—Atlfint.fi Journal, j
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
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
This store carries a full
line of the choicest table
delicacies and caters to the
A full line Dodson-Braun,
and Heinz Pickles, Preser
ves, Sauces, etc.
Eddy & Eddy and Golden
Gate Spices and Teas.
W. J. REDDOCH
What You Have Been Look
An oxford that will tit snugly around the ankle
We have them in the trustworthy WALK
OVER, make. Several ritte rent shades of tan
ami in dull and shiny leathers.
Here's an outline cut
of ule 1 of them.
Bluelier Ox ford
Others at #;j *><) $-t $5
We Make A Specialty of Shoes.
i » J
«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
Try Our "Kola
Keep Cool and Remember
Ellisville Ice and Bottling Works.
We Manufacture and Sell Ice, All
Kinds of Soft Drinks.
Full Line of Feed Stuff
Try our Tip Top cow feed
And we deliver promptly.
Read the Jones County News.
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