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(Srmumurît Hatln QlnmnumuiraÜlj ; /■? MISSISSIPPI'S LIVEST LITTLE BIG NEWSPAPER. _ PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY GREENWOOD, LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, NOVEMBER 26, 1919 J. L. & S. GILLESPIE, Editors and Publishers ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS SERVICE VOLUME 4—NUMBER 75 SUBSCRIPTION: 81 &ff5c BIG AIRSHIP TO BE HANDED OVER To The Admiralty At Barrow-In Furness By Christmas—Embodies The Latest Improvements. Associated Press BARROW-IN-FURNESS, Eng. Nov. 26—The airship R-80, which is of a lagrer design than the R-34 which recently visited the United States, is expected to be completed and handed over to the Admiralty here by Christ under orders of the government ,has been suspended here, but a' the R-80 waS|P 95 percent finished it was decided to The airship embodies the latest im-jg. provements in British design. Her hull is of stream line shape. She is 535 feet long 70 feet wide and has an overall height of 85 feet. Her lifting power (total) is 38 tons and our en gines, each of 240 horse-power, will give her a maxmum speed of 65 miles per hour. A crew of 15 or 16 will be' able to navigate the ship. Airship construction, mas. complete her. o Mississippi Cotton Ginned Prior Nov. 1st WASHINGTON, Nov. 26—Director Sam. L. Rogers, of the Bureau of the Census, Department of announces the preliminary -eport on cotton ginned by counties sippi ,for the crops oi 1919 nd 1918. The report was made publi for the State at 10 a. m., Saturday, . vember 8, 1919. (Quantities are in runnin, counting round as half bales ers are not included.) County— Adams . Alcorn . Amite . Attala . Benton . Bolivar . Calhoun . Carroll . Chicasaw Claiborne Clarke . Clay . Coahoma Copiah . Covington De Soto . Franklin Grenada . Hinds . Holmes . Humphreys .... Issaquena . Commerce, l Missis bales, Lirt 1918 1919 3,240 4,681 7,867 5,389 3,275 61,755 3,237 6,444 7,482 5,192 2,169 5,782 37,068 6,967 4,570 14,940 3,407 5,951 19,478 21,464 12,892 : 3,105 4,581 6.674 7,607 5,615 4,458 1,873 4,018 6,949 6,367 11,051 34,687 7,432 5,493 15,188 4,759 10,971 9,397 4.470 4.994 4,964 9,437 3,358 14,311 7,128 4.674 4,327 17,207 4,242 3,791 8,305 5,893 6,541 46,394 22,297 11,528 3,052 3.470 14,916 3.994 5,085 6,057 32,106 2,701 4,037 3,599 2,176 4,421 15,524 10,969 896 _ 4,135 . 5,244 . 4,970 . 2,383 .47337 . 3,104 . 4,636 . 6,460 . 2,153 . 2,148 . 4,383 .26,524 . 4,338 ......... 4,280 . 8,557 . 2,254 . 4,399 .14,482 .15,752 .11,494 . 2,255 . 3,094 . 2,289 Jasper . Jefferson . Jefferson Davis. 6,226 . 3,942 .... 2346 .... 3,811 Jones Kemper Lafayette Lauderdale . 3,302 . 5,925 . 4,554 . 9,484 .25,349 . 6,697 . 4,557 .12,416 . 4,819 . 8367 .. 8348 Lawrence . Leake . - Lee .— Leflore . Lincoln . Lowndes . Madison . Marion . Marshall . Monroe . Montgomery . 3,417 . 3,950 _. 3,383 . 4,825 Neshoba . Newton ....... Noxubee . Oktibbeha . 1,716 .12,780 _ 7,977 . 5,761 . 3,145 Panola — Pike . Pontotoc Prentiss . Quitman .13,467 Rankin . 3,604 4393 63?0 4.535 4,560 Sunflower .36381 Tallahatchie..19,006 7,683 3,969 Tishomingo . 2,603 .12,646 . 5378 . 5,040 . 3,403 Scott ... Sharkey Simpson Smith .. Tate .. Tippah Tunica . Union . Walthall .... Warren . Washington .23,664 Wayne . Webster . Wilkinson .. Winston . Yalobusha .. Yazoo . AH other - . 1,659 . 4,109 . 1322 _ 2,014 . 4404 _11,422 . 8,586 689,343 ....535,183 Totals PARENT-TEACHERS ASSOCIA TION MEETING. The Paraît Teacher Association of the North Greenwood School will jeaet Friday .at 3 o'clock at the school building* An interesting lecture has beeil arranged far Sie occasion and are urged to be •••••• Pope at Gdumims, ar o a -V., 5. m.# ym Z. : ALDRIDGE TRIAL FOR SHOOTING Alexander In Progress—Demurrer To Boyette Indictment Sustained—De fendant Held For Action Grand Jury. Circuit court today is engaged 1 with the trial of M. L. Aldridge, on the charge of shooting with intent to kill - and murder D. O. Alexander, at Ber j clair, last July. All the morning was ; devoted to securing the trial jury, ! w hich was completed at one o'clock, ; consisting of the following: W. C. ee ^ t. E. Hooker, H. M. Goza, J. L. Lary, W. W. Minyard, J. J. Barrow, W. C. Frederick, E. H. Frederick, P. Schilling, J. E. Kitts, W. J. Knight ' an( j j, j), Kent. Messrs. Gardner, McBee & Gard ner represent the defendant, and Messrs. Hill & Witty are assisting j District Attorney J. M. Forman and County Attorney Means Johnston in : the prosecution. The examination of witnesses is in progress at the hour of going to press. Demurrer To Boyette Indictment Sustained. In the case of The State vs. I. E. Boyette, charged with larceny in ten ant, the demurrer to the indictment was sustained by Judge H. H. Elmore, who further ordered that the defend ant be held under bond of $1,000.00 to await the action of the January 1920 term of the grand jury. Other Cases Disposed Of In the case of the State vs. Albert Patton charged with manslaughter, a plea of guilty was entered and he was sentenced to five years in the peni tentiary. Anna McKinney plead guilty to the charge of murder and was sentenced to the penitentiary for life. Joe Lang, charged with having in toxicating liquors in his possession, after a plea of guilty was fined $100. 00 and 30 days in jail. Ferris Trial Tomorrow. The case of the State vs. C. A. Ferris, charged with rape, is set for tomorrow, following the conclu sion of the trial of M. L. Aldridge for the shooting of D. O. Alexander. -o Special Attention Confederate Veterans The following order has been issued by the Headquarters Mississippi Div ison United Confederate Veterans: You will see by reading the Nov ember Veteran, that work on the his toric monument to our only President Jefferson Davis, has been suspended after it had been two-thirds complet ed, for want of funds. We are ur gently in need of funds to complete this monument by the 3rd of June, 1920, at which time it is proposed to hold our 30th Annual Reunion of Con federate Vterans in Louisville, Ky., so that Veterans can attend in a body the unveiling ,which will be held at Fairview, Ky., the birthplace of our President on June 3rd, 1920, the date of his birth. We appeal to all Commanders of Camps to call a meeting of their re spective camps for the purpose of raising funds for this laudable pur pose, or take any other steps to ob tain the results desired. We especially appeal to the United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Daughters of Veterans, Sons of Vet erans and all patriotic citizens to aid us in this laudable undertaking. You can send your contributions to General John A. Webb, Jackson Miss., who is a member of the Jefferson Da vis Monument Association, or direct to John H. Leathers, Treasurer, at Louisville, Ky. Remit by Post Office Money order. W. M. WROTEN, Major Gen. JOHN A. WEBB, Adjt. -o Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Patton will leave tonight for New Orleans, where they will remain for several weeks. Mr. Patton will undergo an operation. He was wounded in the leg while in France and has never entirely recov ered from this trouble. ****** Invitations have been issued to a tourist party to be given tonight at the Memorial Building by the B. Y. P. U., Epworth League and Christian Endeavor church societies of Green wood. ****** Mr. Ed Lewis of Greenville, will ar rive in Greenwood tonight to attend the dance to be given at the Elks Club . • • * • • • Miss Myrtice Gray and brother, Mr. Hubert Grey, left today for Thayer, Mo., wheré they were called by the redden death of their nephew. _ i Ryan returned last night from a trip to Meridian Mr. >, Ala., where he visit jÜË IlgÄ. mm D[ ID The Alien » ~~ I » > i<H£VI3T 7/ i A: I t I •Si $2 \y. '•y.' ;.V;t : : mmÊ :V? >s ft >>• v-;-: m ft ■ i ■Ä V. « li}: a w * THE MONUMENT ERECTED IN hv, 'OR î Of The Then German Emperor' Visit To Tarnopol In 1917 Turned L to Allied Memorial. Associated Press TARNOPOL, Poland, Nov. 26—The German monument erected in honor of the then German Emperor's visit to Tarnopol in 1917 has been turned into an Allied memorial. During the occupation by the Ger man troops the huge monument was erected, bearing the inscription, "Wil liam II, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia, stopped here on July 28, 1917." It was a division of Polish-Ameri cans, members of the French army that took the town for the Poles, and they simply added this inscription, and July 4, 1919, the Sixth Division of American Chasseurs entered the town. They stayed. » -o ay time' at Greenwood Theatre Last Night May A capacity house greeted time," a successful musical comdey which was presented at the Green wood Theatre last night. The costum es were especially beautiful and the electrical effects, combined scenes of early Spring when nature is lovliest, were charming. * The first scene was laid in the Van Zandt home in Washington Square, when Ottillie, impersonated by Eileen Van Biene, the fair young daughter of Colonel Van Zandt, celebrates her sixteenth birthday anniversary with a garden party. At this gathering her betrothal is pledged to Richard Wayne, enacted by Worthe Faulkner. Her father disapproves of the enga gement and Richard is ordered form the home and the lovers are separat ii with ed. Fifteen years elapse between the next act and Otillie is married to her eousin, Claude Van Zandt, played by Russel Lennon. During the long years of her unhappily married life she cherishes the memory of her lov er. He too has never forgotten the sweetheart of his youth. The happi ness which they missed is enjoyed by their grandchildren. The play closes .in a dressmaking establishment in the twentieth century, when the costumes are changed from the colonial to the modern and the scenery is shifted to the present day. Mathew Van Zandt, the comedian, who was strenuously opposed to pov erty and single blessedness, to such, an extent that he married four times, was thoroughly enjoyed by the audi ence. John Hayes possessed an unusually pleasing voice and was repeatedly en cored. Worthe Faulkner also is a singer of ability and pleased the audi ence. -o HEAR MALE QUARTET FRIDAY. When the Metropolitan Glee Chib renders its program Friday night at the Memorial Building, the people cf Greenwood are to have the opportun ity of hearing four real musicians and entertainers. AH at these gen tlemen are artiste'in four-part sing ing» as Trombonists, Swiss ReB Rin gen, and in their line at entertain ing. Aft tm is FELIPE ANGELES EXECUTED TODAY Military Genuis Met 'Death At Hands If Mexican Firing* Squad After Court Martial Trial. Associated Press EL PASO, Nov. 26—-General Felipe Angeles, Mexican Revolutionary lea der and famed throughout the world a» a military gerims was executed by a Carranza firing squad at 7 o'clock this morning, after his convic tion with two companies on charges of rebellion against the Mexican gov ernment, according to telegraphic re ports from Chihuahua City. Angeles won fame as the man who perfected the French seventy five millimeters gun and made it admit tedly the best piece of artillery in the world. Angeles lately returned from Mexi co, joining forces with Francisco Vil la. He was eaptured last week and taken to Chihuahua City for trial before a court martial. ■o STORES TO CLOSE ON THANKSGIVING Union Service Will Be Held At 10 O'clock At The Presbyterian Church. Thanksgiving Day will be celebrat ed in Greenwood by the closing of practically all the business houses in the city and the usual number of tur key dinners and other festivities in keeping with the day. Union Thanksgiving services will be held at the Presbyterian Church Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. The service will be conducted by Dr. W. C. Tyree. Thanksgiving services will be held at the. Catholic Church tomorrow morning at 8 o'clock. The service will be conducted by Rector John F. Cler ico. Thursday afternoon at 3 cfclock a football game will take place on the School Campus between the Green wood and Winona High School teams. The public schools will dismiss this evening and will remain closed until Monday in order that the pupils and teachers may enjoy the Thanksgiving holidays -o CATHOLIC CHURCH. Thanksgiving Services at Catholic Church tomorrow at 8 a. m. All cor dially invited. JNO. F. CLERICO .Rector. ■o Enrico Millo Has Filed Resignation Associated Press ROME, Nov. 26—Rear Admiral En rico Millo, who acted as governor of Dalmatia, as well as commander of the occupation forces of that country, has resigned the former office. o Miss Mary Kemptou Pleasants and Mire Camille Rodgers of Minter City lî HP MAY REJECT THE OFFER GEN. HINES ! Offer Of Time And Half Over Time Expected To Be Refused—Deny Strike Planned. Associated Press eraL Hines, offer of time and a half CLEVELAND, O., Nov. 26—Indica tions today were that Director Gen for overtime in slow freight service, discussed at the conerence here with the general chairman of the Railroad Brotherhoods, would be rejected. DENY STRIKE DISCUSSED. CHICAGO, Nov. 26—Reports that leaders of the four Railway Brother hoods in session at Cleveland had se cretly discussed a strike of rail way workers in the United States by December 1st, to enforce the demands for a general wage increase, was den ied today by the heads of the three Brotherhoods. The offer of General Director Hines, relative to slow freight service, was the only matter discussed at Cle veland. -o Assignments For Winona District North Mississippi Conerence, held at Aberdeen, adjourned Monday to meet next year at Charleston. The asignment of ministers to this District for ensuing years was as fol lows: Winona District— S. L. Pope, pre siding elder; Belzoni station, W. M. Campbell; Carrollton circuit, R. W. Evans; Drew station, W. N. Duncan; Dublin circuit, J. J. Brooks; Green wood station, R. A. Tucker; Indianola station, C. D. McGehee; Isola circuit, E. B. Sharp; Itta Bena station, H. M. McKibben; Minter City and Philipp, L. W. Caine; Moorhead station, W. S. Shipman; Schlater circuit, O. L. Sav age; Sunflower circuit, W. L. Graves; Swiftown mission, John Ritchey; Tutwiler and Glendora, W. N. Dodd; Winona station, J. B. Randolph, H. G. Roberts supernumerary; Winona cir cuit, A. S. Brisco; chaplain U. S. A., J. A. Rudolph ;conference missionary secretary, Ben P. Jaco. -o Miss Kate Smith Disposes Of Farm A deal was consummated yester day whereby Mr. O. L. Kimbrough purchased Valley Farm and the St. John place, owned by Miss Kate Smith of Nashville, Tenn. Seven hundred and twenty-four acres are contained in these places. The consideration was approximately $75,000. Between 225 and 250 acres of these tracts are in cultivation. jt -o Boasts Having A Boy Preacher Associated Press PENZANCE, Eng., Nov. 26—Pen boasts the distinction of pos sessing a boy preacher .only fifteen years old. He is W. «L* Harvey, who delivered his first sermon at the age âge of thirteen. He is a polished speaker and uses no notes while ing. ■ jaL : •%!§^ PERMIT SALE OF BONDED LIQUORS This Ruling Is Made By Judge Foster At New Orleans Who Issues Injunction. Associated Press New ORLEANS, Nov. 26—Feder al District Judge Foster today held s that the Wartime Prohibition Act was unconstitutional, and granted an in junction restraining the government officials from interfering with the sales of bonded liquors by the Henry Lesiher Liquor Co. „ „ w „ ^ ♦COTTON MARKETS* * * ************** NEW YOx.K COTTON MARKET P rev Open High Low Close C ose * -o * Dec. - - [37.00j37.45136.75137.40j37.43i Jan. - - 135.95 j 36.33 35.60j 36.18136.181 Mar. - - |34.00|34.33j33.63|34 15 34.251 Closed unchanged to 10 down. New York Spots 39.45. NEW ORLEANS COTTON MARKET Prev. Open High Low Close C!os Dec. - - 38.20 38.20j3L75|38702 38.39 Jan. - - 36.25 36.50j35.83|36.40 36.55 Mar. - - 34.50 34.77|34.11|34.57 34.81 Closed 15 to 37 down. New Orleans Spots 39.00—25 up. -o ************** * •* * THE WEATHER * * *************4 MISSISSIPPI—Cloudy and much colder tonight and Thursday; proba ably rain. TEMPERATURE—Highest, 70 de grees; lowest, 65 degrees; at 7 a. m. -50- degrees; precipitation .83; river gauge 23.5; rise in 24 hours 0.5. o Lot American Made Farm Machinery Associated Press MEXICO CITY, Nov. 26—Two trains bearing American-made farm machinery are now touring the re public demonstrating modern methods of agriculture. The tourds being con ducted under the supervision of the government. o Musician's Picture On Postage Stamp Associated Press WARSAW, Poland, Nov. 26—For what is said to be the first time in history the likeness of a musician has appeared on a postage stamp. It is that of Ignace Paderewski, president of the Polish republic on a new issue of Polish stamps. -o A Strike Against 24 Cents Quart Milk Associated Press CHERTSY, Eng., Nov. 26—So suc cessful was the housewives' silent strike against 24 cents a quart for milk here, that all the dairymen are now retailing it at 20 cents a quart. -o The Youngest Prime Minister Associated Press QUEENSLAND, Australia, Nov. 26 —Edward Granville Theodore, Queen sland's new Premier is one of the youngest if not the youngest Prime Minister in the world. He is 34 years old. -o FAMOUS HEAD INN TO BE SOLD AT AUCTION. Associated Press SOUTHWELL, Eng., Nov. 26—The famous Saracen's Head inn here, in which many American tourists have found entertainment, is to be sold at auction. Its history as a hotel runs back through five hundred years. In the early days the house was called "The King's Arms." King Charles, the First stayed at the Inn during the Civil Wars. Charles sur rendered himself to the Scottish Com missioners on May 6, 1646, in the cof fee room, monarch used on the night before he gave himself up is still well-preserv ed. Other English kings also stopped at the ancient hotel. The bedroom which that -o Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Quinn left this afternoon for Memphis to spend Thanksgiving. _ CRISIS REACHED , COAL SITUATION Drastic Steps To Be Taken by Govt. —Definite Statement Coming From Conference. I Associated Press WASHINGTON. Nov. 26—The Na tional coal situation has reached a crises, is view of the officials here. Drastic steps to curtail the consum ption are in contemplation. MORE PLANTS CLOSE. CHICAGO, Nov. 26—Progress to ? day in the strike of bituminous coal i miners in the twenty I brought no material improvement i additional industrial plants in the Middle West are shutting down. the South> the Regional Co al Commit tee requested the industries which could do so without heavy financial loss to close down this evening until Monday. In the Central West, the coming of the cold weather forecast for today is expected to add to the discomfort. Many cities and towns in this sec tion are virtually without fuel. A cold wave is also predicted for a large part of the southwest. TO MAKE FINAL SETTLEMENT. WASHINGTON, Nov.( 26—A defi nite and final statement on behalf of the government in the coal wage con troversy, will be made to the opera tors and miners late today by Fuel Administrator Garfield. A final de cision was reached at a cabinet meet ing today. Neither Garfield nor the members of the cabinet would what the decision was, but it is ex pected that Garfield has won his point for an increase of from twenty to twenty five per cent in a wage in crease, against 31 per cent proposed by Secretary Wilson and accepted by the miners. sixth day. in In say STATEMENT BE ULTIMATUM. Nov. 26—Gar WASHINGTON, field's statement is expected to be somewhat in the nature of an ultima tum. The wage increase of from twen ty five per cent is understood to be acceptable to the operators, but doubt is expressed as to whether the miners approve. •o To Sign Peace Treaty Today Associated Press PARIS, Nov. 26—Plenipotentiaries of the Jugo Slavo will sign the Aus trian Peace Treaty at 5 o'clock this afternoon. The Bulgarian plenipo tentiaries will sign the peace treaty tomorrow. The delegation will sail for home December 6th. -o Vanderbilt Gets Donation 4 Million Associated Press NEW YORK, Nov. 26—The Van derbilt University at Nashville, Tenn. has been given four million dollars by the General Education Board to effect the entire reorganization of its med ical school. ■o Peace Delegation Not Change Plans Associated Press PARIS, Nov. 26—Any delay found necessary in the exchange of ratifi cations required to put the German peace treaty into effect, will not change the plans of the American peace delegation it was learned to day. ■o Countess Primo Magri Is Dead Associated Press MIDDLESBORO, Mass., Nov. 26 Countess Primo Magri, known as (Mrs. Tom Thumb) died here yester day. Free Delivery For Congress Heights Beginning next Monday the people of all that portion of the City of Greenwood known as the Congress Heights Addition will be given the benefit of free mail delivery. This will prove quite a convenience to that popular residence section of ocr city. o To Admit Women Oxford University LONDON, Nov. 26—It is announced that an effort will be made to bring about the admission of women to the University cf Oxford.