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... , - r .- r ÿ$ X,.' mnuinoh 9SP95 ï ' - .'j MISSISSIPPI'S LlVEST LITTLE BIG NEWSPAPER. * j. L.: .« PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS SERVICE 'IE, Editors and Publishers VOLU M3E GREENWOOD, LEFLORE COUNTY, MI SSISSIPPI, MONpAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 24, 1919 SUBSCRIPTION: "SflfSc PER MONTH BOe PER TEAR M.00 73 BR , V : : That May Have From A| To Face Cadi Miners Strike When Coal Is Vital Necessity. Associated Press LONDON, Nov. 24— The British public is uneasy from apprehension that Great Britain, like the United States ,may have to face a coal min e^s strike at a time when coal is a vital necessity. •tf», Miners' Federation of Great Britain^- a n o rganization of 975,000 members, obtained a pledge from the 5,250,000 unionized laborers repre sented at the Trade Unions Congress at Glasgow in September to "take ■whatever action may be neçessary to compel the government" to accept the miners' demands for nationalization of the industry in which they are era ployed. An initial attempt to win govern mental approval of the project, the sending of a trades union deputation to consult with the Premier, has fail ' contend that the ed. Many persons jy 4 « matter is merely being held in whuK'rk. —Lthe return of the Brit abeyance Washington ish de ega ion rom ^T^Nfc^egation Labor oner • RnnnimrT^ W - Sr^n."do"he«Z«?; recîS oned among the most skillful of Brit . , , , . I ' Meanwhite the miner*- campaign ot propaganda to "educate" the public in the school of industiral nationaliza t ion_an attempt to show that state control and joint operation of the coal paying proposi-. the state, the consumer and would be a mines tion" to the miner—has been launched. Along with it, the miners are making anoth ', er strong bid for popularity m a campaign against high prices. Theyj aver that they would ^ re ^ co " 1 ®. smashing of the vicious circle o ig prices and high wages and thereby the standard of living by re This agitation, it is fav .*able of benefit! : : . I third point which the miners are a "! tempting to turn to their credi . , The most conservative labor leaders, have long advocated this attitude or "sweet reasonableness! ' as one oi | them has spoken of it. They contend that the labor movement as a whole would profit more permanently by convincing the public of its sincere preference of constitutional efforts to win its battles than by the calling of national strikes, industrial warfare; which would drive away public sup port of the Labor Party's ambitions to gain a governing majority in Par improve ducing the cost, conceded, cannot but have a reaction of public opinion to the miners. An increased output of coal is a liament. Efforts to set up a National Indus Council for the arbitration of disputes arising between employers and labor are balked for the time be ing through a controversy over the application of the Hours of Employ-, ment Bill, a bill standarizing the eight-hour day, but from the provis ions of which the government has ex eluded agricultural laborers and sea Consequently the British pub failure of trial men. lie is apprehensive that a the miners' strategic attempts to gain nationalization will lead to a national " strike with graver possibilities than the recent railway tie-up. -O Miss Georgia Quarles, who is teach ing at Columbus, Miss., arrived Sat urday to spend the week end with her mother, Mrs. L. V. Quarles and fam ily. ****** Mrs. Josephine Cemiglia and dau ghter, Josephine, were called to Bir mingham by the illness of Mrs. Cer niglia's sister, Mrs. R. Serio. ****** Mrs. Anna Roby, Misses Aline and Katherine Roby, Miss Eloise Johnson and Mr. Lloyd Cummings, motored to Lexington yesterday. ****** Mr. and Mrs. T. A. McGehee and children motored to Wyatt yesterday and spent the day with relatives and friends. ****** Miss Mary OFve Jennings, who is teaching at Sunny Side, was a week visitor in the home of Mrs. J. R. O'Neal. ****** Mr. and Mrs. Perry Dennis left Saturday night for Memphis, where they will remain for several days. ****** Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Harper and Mrs. Georgia Pettey motored to Du rant yesterday and spent the day. — ****** Mr*. B. Dantone and daughter, ■pent the week end with rela at Cla rk sda le . ****** V iS) Willie Brister of Yasoo G$y sister, Hr* r with Ü -S'.... DISCRIMINATION TO BE ABOLISHED Vice-Gov. Mizuno's Instructions Issued . To Provincial Governors At Seoul, Korea* Recently. Associated Press SEOUL, KOREA, Nov. 24— Vice Governor Mizuno announced in in- . structiohs issued to the provincial governors recently assembled here dis crimination between Japanese and Korean officials will be abolished and that the salaries will be paid to Kor eans equal to those of their Japanese colleagues. Flogging of Koreans will be stopped. He says the posts of principals of j common schools, hitherto exclusively | held by Japanese will be given to Kor-j eans, also. Mr. Mizuno further states that the j government is making investigations with a view to granting the Koreans local self-government. Referring to the reform of the po lice system, the Vice-governor re minds the governors that police power has been transferred to them and asks them to endeavor to maintain peace j a nd order by checking agitators' ac- i tivities. He says the government is planning the establishment of new: charity hospitals and the completion | of other sanitary institutions. yarding education, he the vernment is planning the extension thg' go>- , I elementary school years, increase'«! and the me „t of ne» RS' r educational tutions. X J The government wil ldbQJHSrage the} study of the Korean language by of ficials, giving special allowance to those knowing the language. j -o ', Westetft UlllOn HaS TSJôw Wî-« Tn<sti)llPfl INeW Wire InStaiiea The fact that Greenwood does the tbird ] ar g est telegraph business in the necessitated the Western Union the operators to receive : messages at the same time. : wire has 6000 resistence ohms, which I makes this possible. The installation "! tbe new w j re was completed last , wgek and . g nQW in ope ration. device will requ ire the addition of another operator to the local force, | j M r . S. Z. Prophet is taking a vaca : tion from the position of office deputy j sheriff—a place he filled so satisfac j torily for twelve years in addition to j serving one term in the capacity of sheriff of Leflore county. Mr. Proph e t is making arrangements to engage i ; n the pursuit of farming, beginning w ith the New Year, and his many ! friends wish for him that splendid suc Telegraph Co., to install in the local offices here, a new wire, which permits and send The This o ceS s he deserves. ****** ; day, Nov. 25th, 3 o'clock, at the Mem orial Building. The ladies of the corn munity are cordially invited to be present as Miss Elsmer Wilson, our county demonstrator, will be present -1 with a high pressure steam cooker and show how it will cook the tough es t meats in 20 minutes, The Woman's Club will meet Tues es ****** Mr. Calhoon Wilson will return home this evening from ■ a trip to Memphis and Nashville, accompanied home by his sister, Mrs. Cartmel of Los Angeles, Calif., who will visit relatives here for some time. ****** Mr. J. D. Dillard, manager of J. L. Haley's big Sharkey county planta tion at Smedes, was in the city »Sat urday evening. He will be ****** Mr. Charles Priestley and Misses Anne Hobson and Bettie Casey, mo tored to Indianola yesterday and spent the day with Mrs. Worley Chandler. ****** Messrs. J. L. McMillan, M. F. Jum per and L. S. Hemphill, three of Car roll county's splendid citizens, were Greenwood business visitors Satur day. ****** Miss Mary Jewell of Clarksdale, spent Sunday with her sister in Greenwood. ****** Mr. Foster Jackson of Starkville, who has been the guest of his sister, Mrs. J. R. O'Neal, has returned to his home. ****** Mr. Walter L. Lowe, the capable manager of Horseshoe plantation, was here from Tchula on business today, and made us a pleasant call. ****** The Matinee Musicale will meet Wednesday afternoon 3:30 o'clock at the home of Mrs. Scott Dulin. * * * *.* * Hon. Guy T. Lee was a visitor here Saturday from v Carroll business ton. •••*•* » Sheriff-elect W. J. Ruscoe was here Carrollton on business today. .VT: CHAIRMEN MEET . R.R. DIRECTOR Five Hundred Representatives of Four Brotherhoods In Session In Ohio. Associated Press CLEVELAND, O., Nov. 24—Five hundred general chairmen of the four Railroad Brotherhoods met today to consider overtime proposals submit ted to Walker D. Hines, Director Gen eral of the Railroads. 'The conference is expected to last three days. The Morning Was Spent In Sounding o CRIMINAL TERM STARTED TODAY The Docket And Selecting The criminal term of Leflore county Cir Petit Juries. Judge H. H. Elmore opened the cuit Court this morning at 9 o clock. The entire morning was spent in eall in S the docket and selecting the two petit juries to serve this week. Fol lowing are the juries that are to servejJ» : £ S I. Equen. H. M. ySdS&Tw'-M. Kirby, D. A. Joiner, P. P. McLemore Hunter, J. P. Melton, B H. Bacon,_W. w. Gray W. A. ShurUeff, A. O. Pet erson. Jury No. 2: W G Porndex ter, W. C. Frederick, J. ^W. Wing îe , J. H. Godsey, J E. Greer, W T. E. Hooker, J. F. Crowell, E. xl. , W. D. McLeod, James Frederick, J. L. Lary, W. S. Heming way and J. J. Barrow. o Mrs. J. D. Money Dies Suddenly Asheville, N.C. Mrs. J. D. Money, well known in Greenwood and Leflore County, died suddenly Saturday night at 6 d'clock at Asheville, N. C. The telegram, an her death to relatives here, particulars, other than Mrs. nouncing gave no Money died very unexpectedly. The expected to arrive in The remains are Carrollton sometime tomorrow, funeral will be held there and inter ment made in Carrollton. Mrs. Money is survived by one grandson, Jamie Money, who is at tending school at Gulfport, two sis ters, Mrs. J. F. Bole, of Carroll coun ty, and Miss Sallie Liddell and one brother, E. C .Liddell of this city. Miss Liddell and Mr. Liddell were with their sister at Asheville, when death occurred. Mr. J. F. Bole and daugh ter went to Asheville to accompany late Colonel J. D. Money, who. form erly was a resident of Money. Later they moved to Gulfport, where they resided for several years and where Colonel Money's death occurred. Since his death, Mrs. Money had made her home with her brother and sister the remains home. The deceased was a widow of the Greenwood. o Coal Company Writes Of Fuel Situation Mr. Roy Stott, superintendent of the city water and light plant, has been unable to secure any more coal from the mines, although he has standing orders with various ies for a supply. Mr. Stott ceipt of a letter from a coa in Memphis, which explains the situa tion. "omnan £ mpany The letter follows in part: much concerned You seem very about your coal supply. This is only natural on account of conditions as Make application they exist today. the blank I am sending you to railroad agent for your coal re I still believe that the on your quirements. railroad agents will take care of the public utilities. Don't give them any rest. If they tell you they haven't authority from Atlanta wire the any chairman of the regional coal com mittee there. Wire him every day. are in and -p e ll him what shape you will be cut off from that the town light and water if you are shut down. "We had 31 cars of coal lined up We had the coal billed last Friday, at 9 o'clock that morning and at & O'clock that afternoon the LAN. R. R. took. every car of it. The same thing is happening to every one. You rest assured if we can get any started for But getting it may coal through or get any you we will do it. started is the thing!" Mr. Stott stated the city still had a ""»11 supply of coal, but it was — possible to state when they would re ceive more. at im ■o Mr* K. H. Clower spent Sunday with her sister, Mr* J. M. Long at Teoc. ****** Misa T^phi» spent Sunday with friends in Inveames* .... : »COTTON MARKETS» * ' # ************** NEW YORK COTTON MARKET Prev Open HigHLow Close Close Dec. - - 36.90 37.0o36.60 36.98 36.25] Jan. - - 35.50 35.7535.22 35.73 34.98 - 33.60 34.10133.40 33.93 33.24: Closed 70 to 75 up. New York Spots 89.05—5 up. Mar. - xTOMT . o/wvf./\.r .. „ xz NEW ORLEANS COTTON MARKET Ä w .. Open High Low Close C os Dec. - - |37.15|37.90|37.15|37.84 36.90 ^ n - " ' }35.40 36.00j35.40. 35.98 35.05 Mar. - - 33.8CF34.55j.-3.80 34.50 33^56 Closed 94 up. New Orleans Spots 58.7„. * * * THE WEATHER * *,| *************4 MISSISSIPPI—Fair Monday and and Tuesday, gentle winds mostly southwest and west. TEMPERATURE—Highest, 77 de grees; lowest, 40 degrees; at 7 a. m. 38 degrees; precipitation 0.0; river gauge 22.6; rise in 24 hours 0.6. ■o PRETTY TRIBUTE TO SOUTHERNERS - ! The Late Senator Hoar Said The Sou- ! i i New England was the birth place of American literature. There is not a cultured Southerner today who does not admire and read and study the works of Emerson, Longfel low, Holmes, Bryant, Thoreau, Whit tier, Hawthorne and Lowell. These were all Americans, and as such we admire them. Conseqne^ r ly all Sou themers will feel gr.tefd. ..o the late Senator Hoar when thej - cea< t.he fol lowing tribute fro mhis to the men the Souvh: them Gentleman Was Not A Peer Only, But A Prince. Senator Hoar was a New Englander to the manner born, and no one could have a profounder respect for the old fashioned New Englander than we have. qualities which I ; They have some can not claim in an equal degree for| people among whom I myself dwell.!* They have an aptness for command, which makes the Southern gentleman, wherever he goes, not a peer only, but a prince. They have a love for home; they have, the best of them, and the most of them, inherited from the great race from which they came the sense of duty and the instinct of honor, as no other people on the face of the eath. They have above all, and g j v j ng va i ue to all, that supreme and super b constancy which, without re j ^ persona i ambition, and with | ^ yielding to the temptation of j without getting tired, and without gett i ng diverted, can pursue ^ great object, in and out, year after and generation after genera M year, I?» tion* 1 After all we are one people. South until recent years have devot ed themselves more to statecraft than The declaration of in erners ers. Every policy in our politics was first broached by a Southerner. Jef ferson enunciated the essence of civ il service reform. Monroe first pro claS the doctrine that bears his name ™ Henry Clay was the father of the™ American system and of the Re publican party. Free trade is a Sou them doctrine. Abraham Lincoln was bom in Kentucky, and so it goes. In recent years the books that have con sistently sold the best were those of Thomas Nelson Page, James Lane Al len, Miss Murfree, Alice Hegan Rice, Mary Johnson, Joel Chandler Harris, to literature, dependence and the outline of the con stitution were the work of Southem as to Miss Elliott and others . Mr. Churchill is at least half a Southerner. Senator Hoar is right. The genius of the country lies South, and the people of this section will yet come into their own.—Ex change. largely in the The idea! Some one has actually dared to ask a packer why the price of pork products has not dropped with The Pope la a courfteoM m»n-h» s atarted a crusade against jazz styles in women's clothes. -o According to official reports, if the leaders do not hurry the miners will beat them to fixing the coal strike. o Watch your packages—the Depart ment of Agriculture has ruled that all food sold in packages must have the weight thereon. -o that of hogs. -o o Adam »"4 Eve resurrected—a New Yorker arrested for impersonating naval »er says his wife bought him DANCE HAU FIRE 28 INJURED IN ; ; Number of Injured Is Determined— Many Victims Were Women and Girls. VILLA PLATTE, La., Nov. 24— Death totalg as a result of the panic which followed the fire in the dance here Saturdayf was placed today } at twenty eight. The number of m-P jured is undetermined. A number of the victims were Bornen and girls. Associated Press o HIGH COMMAND HAS MODIFIED I ! The Regulations Controlling German Railroad Employers In The Terri tory Occupied by the Allies. COBLENZ, Nov. 24—The Allied High Command has just modified the regulations controlling German rail road employers in the occupied terri- j tory in an effort to restore satisfac tory relations between the military and civil authorities and the railroad ! Associated Press ! employees. A general strike was ! threatened last week on tha railroads ! and there were labor disturbances in i the Saar basin, in the Palatinate and I in the region of Trier. Under the new rules uniformed j i agents of the civil service and rail-' road employees will not be required ^ to salute Allied officers. Railroad em- j ployees may organize committees of workmen and employees as provided by the German law of January 18, | Representatives of the railway wor kmen will be received by the Inter-1 Allied Railway commission from time ! to time for t h e discussion of any mis understandings. Tl.e High command also agreed to s ^u(jy ^he coal and food situation as affecting the railroad mbn with a v i ew 0 f relieving the high cost of liv ing . ---o— - ; * Has Germany Won? ❖ * * ❖ * » * * » » as f ar as we are Kaiser and his war lords are rejoic ing at our disgrace and planning, doubtless, within ten years to again cover the world in blood in the hope Q f regaining her prestige, for, after all, outside of her men, who will grow up again, she has lost little else, Germany will now repudiate the in de mnities charged up against her, and w ith the men and women there all working to recoup and get revenge, while the rest of world is striking, loafing and spending money riotously and lavishly, the German government be ready to try again, and next time she will * * * •Li (Contributed) Germany won the war after all— concerned. The will soon the chances are win. This country is deporting Bolshe vists, I. W. W."s and such cattle. Why not deport a few United States of the Shields and Gore | type at the same time? These men. j elected as Democrats ,have insulted their president, repudiated their party and have disgraced the American sol-. diers now lying in Flanders fields. In; of dyin g, these brave soldiers doubtless taught that they were suffering to keep others from having to shed their blood and lose their lives as a sacri In fi ce to the god of war. However, be caus e of the act of a few wilful men of w ho place politics above patriotism, an d the spoils of office above the blood and sacrifice of the great and glorious heroic dead, the war, as far as we are concerned, was fought in vain. What nation, especially our allies, will ever place confidence in the word of America again? We are disgraced of the world, and no pun for the men who Senators the in the eyes ishment is too severe have placed us in that position. Our soldiers died in vain, our great president wrecked his health in vain, all because we have in United States Senate men who are worse enemies this government than Germany COMING FRIDAY, NOV. 28th. The famous Metropolitan Glee Club., Most every audience that hears them, price demands a return engagement from with them. If you love good quartet smg ing »«6 high class entertainment, do not fail to hear this company of real s mozieUnz and entertainers next Fri styles to y night, Nov. 28th at the Memor ial Budding. Can*t something be dime to the pessimists who keep on predicting dfrlim»» butter and dollar eggs? the will all the to ever was. -o New a him GOV. DAVIS HEADS VIRGINU TROOPS Soldiers Are Sent There To Protect! Miners Who Wish To Return To Work. Associated Press RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 24—Gover , Davis is expected to reach St. Charles, a coal mining town, this af tf™ on to take personal command of: } the tr«ips sent there in answer to ap-j m-P eals from loyal c ° al pro of t® c lon , a 5 a ! nS ra s ' ^ ? 1 . 1S c ar ^ ' ® ire on ose J*' 10 „ _ . . , , . . Governor Davis is expected to make a persona appeal to the miners to re-; sume work. So far no fatalities have been reported. -o Italy's Finance Minister Resigns Associated Press ROME, Nov. 24—Tomassinitti Fin ance Minister ,has resigned and Vit erio Scialo, minister without port folio, has been named to succeed him, according to the Epoca. j ! -o THE NEWS PRINT PAPER SITUATION | Has Become So Acute That Publishers . B And Conserve Use of Paper _ ; ^ .... ! j The newspaper situation in this country, and in fact all countries has become so acute that a special | convention of the American News paper Publishers' Association was re cently called to consider the serious ! situation. The result of the coven-1 tion developed the following facts: J 1 - The consumption of news prin , now is ten pei cen in excess ° supp y a s nr age o wo u r thousan s tons o news is prom j for the current year. n j 2. Publishers are urged to curtail, * e slze ° eir P a P e ^ s aa conserve tne supp y o ne y way. 3. Publishers are urged to increase the price of their subscriptions and the price of all advertising—the lat-1 ter to be placed upon a graduated! adjustment scale, adjustments to be made on a monthly or quarterly basis, in accordance with conditions prevail ing in the news market for the same ; revival of the War Indus tries Board and the application of all its news regulations was urged to | ! period . 4. The conserve the use of news print. 5 The appointment of a conserva tion board was urged to apportion the use of news ,and other actions were taken to safeguard the newspaper situation. These provisions for the support and maintenance of the newspaper industry everywhere will be rigidly adhered to by The Daily Common wealth. -o Eltinge And Revue Render Fine Program Nothing but universal praise bear d G f Julian Eltinge with his Vau devil i e R eV ue, who appeared at the} Greenwood Theatre Saturday night.; In; The aaditorium was packed, and; m who desired to attend the show to C0U J not obtain seats . Julian Eltinge, the world renowned f ema j e impersonator, appeared at the r j s i ng Q f the curtain, sang a song an s t a ted that he and his company would j give a varied entertainment. And he and his ar tists pleased the big audi ence as ac terizations, was i His lightning change of costumes, his SU p er b acting and his feminine imper sona tions delighted the audience. Bert p ord and Pauline Price in their pre j sen tation of modem dances on a sil ver cor d, presented unusual feats and wtere heartily encored. Miss Cleo Gascoigne ,the little pri donna, possessed Her tones was . Each performer was a star. Eltinge, himself in his femine char simply wonderful. : sweet voice. ! and me ] 0 dious and she thrilled the au ; d j ence by her solos. Miss Winona j Winter entertained the audience with I her wonderful skill as a ventriloquist. Mr Leo Beers with his piano solos, prove d to be a distinct entertainer. The Litt iejohns as jugglers were high class ar ti s ts in their line, The chorus was composed of blu do tiful and grace ful dancers. The stage real sett i n gs were most appropriate and Fri- added cbann the novel ment There was not a dull mommt from the time the «se^ The whole show was quick and snappy the pronounced it to be the best performance that has been given here this season. unusually an ma clear were WANT IMPEACH JUDGE ANDERSON ! I . 1 Labor Party Makes This Demand Be* cause Of Injunction Rescinding Strike Call. j Associated Press CHICAGO, Nov. 24—Demand for the impeachment of Jud A B An _ derson of th eUnited States court> was voiced b ^ Nationa Y La - ^ Party in a petition addressed to congress, because of his action grant : ing a mandatory injunction, reacind mg the coal miners strike call. CHICAGO, Nov. 24—Industrial in th# Middle West continued to close down today. Fuel supplies to the public utilities were curtailed and the Regional Coal Committee ad vised the individuals to save the coal as the miners strike entered its sev enteenth day. The only largely pro ducing coal center to report an im provement was West Virginia, where the output in the non-union mines, is said by the operators to be normal. -o Garfield To Make Statement Tomorrow , Associated Press WASHINGTON, Nov. 24—Operat ors and miners of the Central Compe titive Field marked time in their ne | gotiations today, while awaiting a de cision by Fuel Administrator Gar field as to how any wage advance should be presented to the public. The committees adjourned this mom ; ing until tomorrow, when Grafield is ! expected to be prepared to make a statement, * e7 Miners Have R.ptlirnpH Work J Associated Press , KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 24 Comparitively few of the 20,000 un j Qn m j ners employed in the Tennessee j an( j Kentucky coal fields, returned to n j work this morning despite the orders ^ ^ ^ return to work, according to advices y rece i ve d here. -o Tint© ArHIV lat-1 tj TUT'll* At rl8.lt JtLIIIIOII be ; Associated Press WASHINGTON, Nov. 24—The op inion of the army general staff and the administration is, that a peace of time army of half a million men is to | the minimum necessary to care for ! national interest, General March, ; chief of staff, declared today, cor the recting the annual report published Sunday, which placed the minimum at a quarter million, O Withdrawal Of Troops Is Not Necessary Associated Press PARIS, Nov. 24—The withdrawal j of the American troops from Coblenz ! is not considered in the American peace conference circles as necessary ! in consequence of the failure of the United States Senate to ratify the The United States is the} peace treaty. still one of the allies and associated and; powers and the postponement of ac show tion on the treaty will not change its relation to the associated powers or Germany, the an he audi his Bert pre sil and pri was : -o Mexican Government Considers U. S. Note char Associated Press WASHINGTON, Nov. 24—The Am erican government note, demanding the immediate release of William O. Jenkins, American Council Agent at Puebla, is to be considered by the Mexican cabinet Friday, partment's advices did not state what action would be taken. The De au with solos, high blu stage and mommt The ana best here -o Wild Rumors Being Circulated In Rome clear Associated Press ROME, Nov. 24—(Friday)—Rum of the wildest character, regard ors ing the possibility of a serious cris is, involving not only the cabinet, but also the reigning house of Italy, are in circulation as the date for the op ening of parliament set for Decem ber 1st, approaches, in the Socialist Parliamentary groups declared to be animated by revo New elements are lutionary sentiment. Older members of the party are against any excesses. The Council of Ministers has been meeting almost daily.