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drppmunnb Satin (Ünmmmuucaltlf MISSISSIPPI'S LIVEST LITTLE BIG NEWSPAPER. ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS SERVICE PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY J. L. & S. GILLESPIE, Editors and Publishers SUBSCRIPTION: PER MONTH 60c PER YEAR $6.00 GREENWOOD, LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 21, 1919 VOLUME 4—NUMBER 71 -s THE GREATEST IM CRIME COMMITTED Against The Republic Since The Birth Of The Nation, Says The Memphis Commercial Appeal. There is rejoicing in Germany to day that the peace treaty has been killed by the enemies of the Ameri ca" Republic. ST. Pollock Every enemy of law and order thro- of that the ughout the world is glad Act, treaty is rejected. effect Every wretch who during the war, Jifting covered his pro-Germanism under a rj> be camouflage of applauding the fla the Star • r cent n , and standing erect when Spangled Banner was played is glad in his heart. Every anarchist, every I. and every false labor ieader who is : German first and American next is glad at what has taken placi profiteers rejoice, the crooked nition makers and those who the government in thieving co w.jT. w. I The Mr. Mr. dead His was nmu bbed racts are glad. 1 The failure to ratify the tr .y is, a world chaos. Lloyd • . trouble. a bid for George said that another world war would destroy the civilization of the world. The anarchists and the I. W. W. will be glad at this prospect, be cause they are enemies of this civil The profiteers and the were today un ization. scrupulous money gamblers will be glad because they will have a length ened season in which to loot and to pillage a P Wednesday was a day of triumph foT Germany. England and France er enough to j fawn Europe.i na-i only alone are i.rvrdly strong order in bring peace and They cannot protect the young scarcely able to stand They four , Italy is boiling under a wild Im- j they perialism which is running neck and They de- j wild tions which are on their feet. towards disciplined in Europe. They have a of order above other Europeans. 1 They can now penetrate Poland and in- j wb filtrate their ideas throughout Rus- : wood sia. In five years they will dominate j 24 Russia and Poland, they w'ill over- j They throw Bohemia and draw to themsel- ; ini the Austrians and Huns. Profit - 1 ers mg by the mistakes of the past, they ; and ./ill successfully drive toward the ian east; then, turning, will overwhelm pany Either this in Middle Eu twelve months the Senate of ; f or neck with Bolshevism struction. The German people are the most sense ves V the west. rope or chaos. What of ourselves? . dian For United States has been quarreling your of the the and arguing over consequences of war. Before the echoes of the last gun fire ceased the Senators were criticis Before the ing and fault finding. president went to Europe they had be- j q gun a furious attaik of what took place yesterday. After the president; returned there was another campaign to to of malevolence. In this whole the senators year law of benefit to Am domestic passed not one erica. They ignored every They did nothing towards has EL problem. either taking over railroads of the United States or returning them to They adopted no leg their owners, islation as to a future military pro gramme. They let the magnificent military machine, created by Ameri rust, rot, and disintegrate, and pede they sought to create a con ca, equo dition that is a bid for war. The rejection of the treaty is far as we no tice to the world that, so concerned, the work of killing and are destruction can be resumed. During the war and afterwards pri mounted sky high. There the labor field and, was un ce s equal conditions in immediate legislation was un yet, no dertaken these twelve months. The United States today is m as Ger a bad a condition as to fuel as was many on Nov. 10,1918, and yet the Senate, night before last, scuttled and ran, leaving all problems in the air until the December session. ! People wondered why it was that both parties adjourned. They adjourn ed so as to get that mileage home and back and other perquisites that go with such adjournment. Jt would have been better for the country if the treaty had been reject- ed three hours after it was submitt- ed, but the Lodge-Shields-Reed-Pen -rose combination fought for delay, confusion and indifference incident to £bat delay. They did not have the courage to do what they did when the attention of the country was directed squarely at them, but they delayed and shuffled, brought in false issues, pursued a course of malicious deceit until they thouught they were safe in stabbing the treaty to death. better if the United States had never gone into the war. Ger many would have won and then there would have been an era of absolutism jn Europe the Europeans prefer with life and security to free im with the danger of anarchy. America has fought her part in the tr in vain. When they voted to k ' It were slavery 5 IM LID ON SALE OF BEER ! M Injunction Restraining Temporary Enforcement Prohibition Act Prac- j tically Has This Effect. Associated Press ST. LOUIS, Nov. 21—Federal Judge Pollock today granted a temporary injunction to restrain the enforcement of the Vo lstadt Wartime Prohibition! Act, pending further litigation. In effect Judge Pollock sanctioned the Jifting of the lid on beer in S t. Louis.; rj> be order j s operative immediately, Judge Pollock held that 2.75 per cent beer was non-intoxicating. , : O w.jT. C. Lawler Dies Of Heart Trouble I Mr. T. C. Lawler, bookkeeper for Mr. R. N. Love at Berclair, was found dead in his room yesterday morning. His death was said to be due to heart ! Mr. Lawler had resided at ; Berclair for a little over a year and j was about 62 years old. The remains I shipped to his home at Dublin | 1 trouble. were today for interment. -o Greenwood Man Kills Fawn On Quiver River Mr. Paul Freeman in company with a party of friends, killed a small deerj yesterday, near Purnell on the Quiv er river. The animal was a j fawn and was about a year old. Mr. small Freeman and Mr. W. C. Pee were e only two Greenwood men in the party. They stated that their party killed four deer the day before and that , . .. j they were plentiful in that section. They also succeeded in getting many j wild turkeys. a Critics all over the country have 1 pronounce d Gus Hill's Minstrels, j wb j eb w qi be presented at the Green : wood Theatre on Monday, November j 24 th, as the last word in minstrelsy. j They have so many unusual novelties, ; ini mi ta ble settings, bits, jokes, sing - 1 ers , dancers, vaudeville headliners ; and exponen ts of simon pure Ethiop ian wit and humor. Heading a com pany fifty gloom destroyers and purveyors 0 f mirth and merriment, is a black-faced come-; Watch of ; f or t h e street parade. It will be worth -o GUS HILL'S MINSTRELS. George Wilson, dian of acknowledged skill. your while. the _ o to' METROPOLITAN GLEE CLUB. The people of Greenwood have the opportunity of hearing one! of the most popular and successful when The the are be- j q Ua rtets of the country Metropolitan Glee Club renders their program Friday night, Nov. 28th the Memorial Building. In addition; to their splendid singing, they are; Trombone Artists, and their Swiss Bell ringing is excellent. Don't to hear them. Am Mr L. E. Crider, of Marion, Ky.,! has been in the city and county the past few days looking after his planting interests. * * * * * * The Boulevard Addition has purch ased its fourth Fordson Tractor from EL K. Myrick. the to leg o pro and con we -o no Power Printing and Press For Sale pri and, Prouty Power Printing Press good condition, at a real bargain. Will print six, seven or eight column folio work. un and large circular paper, Makes a clean, clear-cut impression. Reason for selling we have installed Address The Daily un as Ger a faster press. Commonwealth, Greenwood, Miss. the and air that and go the reject- j^ ed states. delay, a Tennessean, who, when seeking to ejection, promised to stand by the president and., the., fourteen., points, the broke his promise, failed to keep contract and betrayed his trust, THE PEOPLE OF TENNESSEE issues, SHOULD DEMAND THE RESIGNA deceit TION OF SHIELDS AND THEN in MAND THAT ROBERTS APPOINT SOMEBODY TO TAKE HIS PLACE States WILL VOTE FO R THE TREA Ger- TY AS IT WAS SUBMITTED, there People of all the other states should take similar action; especially should prefer this be done where men who free- elected as Democrats have gone and joined the enemies of the j*epub the jjc. — Commercial Appeal Editorial, k ' Nov. 21st the treaty the Lodge-Shields crowd declared their contempt and indiffer to all the American soldiers who ence died in Europe, to all those who were wounded and to all others who made sacrifices at home and abroad to wi the war. The greatest crime committed against the American people since government was formed was Wednesday in the Senate of the done D The End of a Perfect Day j /c 2» ? ^ r Ï % fît • * S' - \ t « i ! ; j I | 7 _____ (CopyrUliO Others Approve Of Campaign Underway More business men have expressed themselves in favor of the movement : to raise $50,000 and build a home for ; business women of the city. Their statements follow: 1 am in hearty sympathy with-the ! movement and will do all I can to fur ther both financia jj y and morally. | It wi |j f qj a vita j nee d, and I confi iness man and woman in the town, w ho has given the matter any thought 1 knows the necessity of some relief for the situation as regards rooms for the WO men who work. J. D. Duncan, Mgr. Greenwood Grocery Co." 1 'q regard it as one of the most j j wor thy movements ever started in ; ! Greenwood or anywhere. I will be g i ad to render any help possible to i wards accomplishment of the end in v i ew . As outlined I endorse the plan. yj p Weaver, Mgr. Leflore Grocer; q 0 "> The movement appeals to me, fori it is a p j an to help those who help 1 themselves ,a plan to give whose who trying to make an honest living ■ a chance to do so. dently believe that it will be brought to a successful conclusion. Every bus I are I will help in any to' way I can. S. G. Wilson, Wilson Fur-j niture Co. Right now it looks as though we are 1 bound to have it, or some sort of re First National » lief. at; Bank. , ... I am in favor of the move and wil do my part towards furthering it, bu, the only obstacle I see right now fail'the high price of building material 1 and the difficulty of securing work C. E. Ervin, J. Kantor. It is a fine move and will be a big advertisement and boost for Green wood and Leflore ounty. A. Bern men. stein. I know something of the sort is needed and am in sympathy with this I would like to see this club move. buy a building all ready in running order. R. Herman. No move ever made in the town has I have appre appealed to me more, ciated the need for this sort of thing Sam Stern, City Gro in a long time, eery Co. My wife and daughter are associate members of the club, and we are all anxious to see it succeed. A. David son. The business and professional men of Greenwood and the community large, owe this to the business wom en and I am in entire accord with the A. Weiler. the his - DE were over who movement. -O i POSTMASTER EXAMINATION. U. S. Civil Service Examination will be held at the postoffice Greenwood on December 17th, 1919 for applicants for the position of post master at Grenada, Miss. The office pays a salary of $2400 per year, further information apply to T. Prophet, Local Secretary, Greenwood, Miss. the Un For done -o Evidently the representative of association who covered the press first session of court held by New York's first lady judge and mention ed that she wore "very modish black silk stockings and patent leather pumps*' is a very observant person. -o The Fire department was called the intersection of Henry and Walth all streets this morning. A negro cottage had caught on fire from a fective flue. The damage was slight. LOST—Bunch of keys. Two small gauges on ring. Greenwood Battery Go. NEGRO WOMAN IS KILLED BY TRAIN for Passenger Train Struck Wagon Con taining Cotton Pickers—One Killed and Two Injured. Leona Johnson, a negro woman, was instantly killed and Annie Wil liams and Joe Washington were slightly injured yesterday afternoon for near Freeman's gin, when the wagon the in which they were riding was struck by the west bound Southern Ry. pas 1 senger train, due in Greenwood at 5 j o'clock. in ; Washington was driving a mule be team to a wagon and was bringing in to- ; cotton pickers from Mr. J. L. Lary's in j farm near this city. He had unloaded j all Q f the pickers but three women, when he started across the Southern j Railroad track, going toward Gritney. fori He did not see the train until he was help almost on the track. Instead of halt who | ing his team, he "whipped up" and at j tempted to get across the track ahead any G f the train. Two of the women were Fur-j sitting in the back end of the wagon and they were thrown free of the The driver also escaped ser are train. re- j ous injury. sitting near the center of the wagon and was instantly killed. Her body badly mangled and torn into piec The engine struck the wagon the center, hurling it into many piec The other two occupants were bruised, but no bones broken, other negro woman was not hurt. The mules ran away and this morn ing they had not been located. ... wil bu, The Johnson woman was was es. es. The big Bern **************' -0 is this club * *rnTTON MARKETS* * v" A A * - ~ has appre ************! * * NEW YORK COTTON MARKET P reV Open High Low Close C ose 36.40 36.58 35.50 35.60 36.45 35.10 34.15 34.24 34.85 33.33 32.32 32.40 33.00 thing Gro Dec. - Jan. - Mar. - all David 34.60 32.90 Closed 60 to 85 down. New York Spots 38.40—85 down. NEW ORLEANS COTTON MARKET Prev. Open High Low Close C!os 36.60 37.20 36.40 36.55 36.95 Jan. - - 34.68 35.40 34.30 34.55 34.95 Mra - - 32.80 33.80 32.68 32.90 33.42 -C losed 40 to 52-to^T-LONDON. New Orleans Spots 38.75—25 down, _ » , ************* * _ 4 mTYT ,_. * THE WEATHER * _ .. ****1 MISSISSIPPI — Fair Friday; mer hi southeast portion; Saturday nrobablv fair gentle to moderate JjJdnds. ' TEMPERATURE-Highest, 70 grees; lowest, 39 degrees; at 7 a. 36 degrees precipitation 0.0; gauge 2T ;rise in 24 hours 0.8. ' One Washingtonian will be dryer— he had sixty quarts of the old in a trunk that thirsty thieves carried men at wom the Dec. in 1919 post office F. o For of a the New black leather o to Walth negro de slight. off. -O Adam and Eve resurrected—a Yorker arrested for impersonating naval says bis wife bought the uniform and made him wear it. small Battery _____ - to in A crowded house greeted Dd' Wolf last . (( The Better 'Ole" Pleased Audience Hopper in "The Better 'Ole night at the Greenwood Theatre, ev an English soldier, was cleverly por 'Ole" were laid in France and England. The play opened in a quaint little French Scenes just ery seat being filled. Hooper is a noted actor and his role of "Old Bill 1J trayed. The scenes of "The Better town behind the lines. behind the firing line and scenes in the trenches, where shells were burst ing and the hum of the airplanes could be heard, were realistic. The play dealt with the lives of three comrades in France. "Old Bill," j played by Mr. Hopper, Bert by a clev- . er comedian, Harry McNaughton, who had a girl in every village, and Alf ! Victor Dyer, who was also especially ! , good. Old Bill" blows up a U As a climax, bridge, saves a French command by. a daring act an dis suitably rewarded, being decorated with a bronze medal. For his deed of valor, he and his com panions are given a leave of absence and they go to "Bill's" home in Eng land, where the last scene is laid. The play introduced Tommies, Poil us, and many charming girls, repre-l senting the Allied nations. Nothing but praise can be given Mr. Hopper and his associate artists for their convincingly realistic acting. The trio, who played the leading parts, each in their pose and make-up had every appearance of having step ped right out of the striking Bairns father cartoons to talk and live over again, the scenes portrayed by the ar i tist. S Every one present at the show last ! night, went away pleased with the evening's entertainment, and sound the praises of Mr. Hopper, who ! ; I mg ; des P ite his 61 y ears is one of Am er j i c a' s greatest, most human and most interesting comedians. ! _ 1 FOR FIRST TIME ; -o IN THE HISTORY I ; Of The Organization Many Delegates To W. C. T. U. Triennial World's Convention Have Voting Power i - . Associated rress Nov. 21-New signifi ance will be attached to the Triennial World's Convention of the Women's Christian Temperance Union to be * j held in London next April. For the '* first time in the history of the or * ganization, delegates from many . counties will assemble in possession ol voUnK power and abl6 to bring di rect political weight to bear on their problLa. east The British Women's Temperance Association is preparing for the meeting. The last world's conference; de- was held in the United States six m j years ago. In the years that have lapsed since, it is claimed, the move ! ment has marked strikes through its, i routine work has been partly checked by the diversion of many members to war activities, 1 : o Congress should not have needed to be reminded that the smaller news discriminated New a him being are papers against by the makers of print paper, but now that it has been there is no for not correcting the injustice. excuse MINERS GIVEN AN ULTIMATUM Fifteen Cents Ton And Twenty Per Cent Day Increase Utmost Be Offered Them. Associated Press WASHINGTON, Nov. 21—The Bit uminous coal mine operators served what is practically an ultimatum on the miners. Representatives today told them that yesterday's offer of 15 cents a ton and 20 per cent day wage increase, was the utmost that could be given the miners. The representatives went into con ference to consider the offer, but have reached no conclusion. A declaration was made this morn ! ing by Acting President Lewis of the mine workers, that he considered the offer inadequate and unacceptable. • 0 - To Discuss Treaty In Message Dec. 1st. Associated Press WASHINGTON, Nov. 21—It was officially announced today that Presi dent Wilson will take up the whole subject of the treaty of Versailles in his message to Congress on December 1st.. Meanwhile he will have nothing to say, regarding the Senate's action in rejecting it. WAIT NO LONGER FOR U. S. WASHINGTON, Nov. 21—The ac tion of the Supreme Council fixing December 1st as the date for the for . mal proclamation of a state of peace between the powers ratifying the treaty of Versailles, has fulfilled the expectations of the administration of ficials, the general feeling here, being that Europe would not wait longer for this country's decision, the promulgation of the State Depart ment will not directly affect the le The effect of gal status of the war existing between the United States and Germany but means the work of the rehabilitation ticipation of the United States, j . ^ ! Ratified December 1st ! , of Europe will begin without the par •0 Treaty Be Formally Associated Press PARIS, Nov. 21—The Supreme Council today agreed upon December the date when the German pea ce treaty will be formally ratifi e( j. Henry White of the American De legation, attended today's meeting as the Supreme Council and the entire delegation is continuing its work the belief that a compromise of the United States Senate. ratification will be agreed to in the ■0 Of The Sun TV1 lOTOOrrOW lVlOming, The annular eclipse of the sun will be visible tomorrow morning Greenwood, beginning at sunrise and lasting until shortly after 9 o'clock. The eclipse is caused by the moon passing between earth. The sun will appear as a ring, because the moon is the smaller plan et and will not totally obscure i sun. the sun and The greatest obscuration will occur at 7:36 a. m., fifty four minutes after the sun rises. Three fourth of the will be covered by the moon's, shadow -o Ki "* w ë' v "™ et „ r „. Associated Press gave recent visit, other men's evening wear Qf the same hue has frequently seen in the best known restaurants and ca f es . it is believed the royal CQat hag crea ted a new fashion. be the or di- Associated Press ßATH BNG Nov. 21-T^J bers of the Raby family here the ! ages totaling 471 years, the o es ing Miss Jane Raby who has just six congratulated in a letter from have King on f birthday. , - its, Victory Cross awarded during Crimean War. to PARIS, Nov. 21—Since King fonso of Spain wore a violet evening dress coat at the dinner which to President Poincare during 1 Ages Five People Total 471 Years o HAS "ROBINHOOD" CAST. 99 ! "MAYTIME The patrons of the Greenwood Theatre will be pleased to know "Maytime," which will be presented; here next Tuesday night, has the j news no 44 which presented company Hood ' here last season.