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T specialize on Vulcanizing Cord Tires.
Let me rep -ir vour Casings while roads
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ALL WORK GUARANTEED
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It is the battery that has thirty-one years of specialized
experience behind it in the building of storage batteries for
all purposes.
It is the battery that is made by the largest maker of storage
batteries in the world.
It is the battery every feature of which is time-tested and
service-proved.
It is a quality battery throughout.
It is the battery that will serve you just as faithfully as it
served the United States Government during the War.
It is the right battery for your car in every sense of the
word.
Come in and let us show you an **]EXifce"—we'll give you
convincing proof of its superiority.
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Send for a copy of our folder, Nine Points of
DELTA BATTERY CO.
Phone 19. Market St.
COAL AND COKE
We wish to inform our customers
that we have a moderate supply of
Coal and Coke on hand.
STONER & CO.
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Be sure to hear the Hawaiian Sin
gers and Players at the Greenwood
Theatre Thursday, Friday and Satur
day.
All kinds of hand made gar
ments for sale at Reiman, Par
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United States Food Administration
License No. G. 146566.
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Shop Early
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Especially this year: Don't wait
until the last few days before
Christmas; it might take all the
"merry" out of your Christmas
Shopping.
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The life of your batt ery depends on the care
you give it.
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Wait for the elaborate new Premie
coming for Christmas at Pitchford
T-ur.dy Co.
Cord Tire Vulcanizing. E. K. My
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We have two of the best cooks
n Greenwood.
Kandy Kitchen.
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Hear it at
Daddy Longlegs."
FREEMAN'S STORE.
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the coming winter?
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is giving you a warning to purchase
your coal now. He is not seeking
the coal business, as he has plenty. 4*
He is not advertising merely notify
ing you in plenty of time. I'm not *
j boosting this Greenwood Coal and Gin ♦
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my wit and rumor column and we
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them to laugh at, and, as everybody is |
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M. W. Colvard, of Colvard's Bak
ery, said "I have nothing in my place
but what I would eat myself," and
when calling on Mr. Colvard ,one of
the best fellows in your city, I read
this sign at his desk: "The chairs in
this market are for ladies; gentlemen
are requested not to make use of them
until the ladies are seated." You folks
didn't know he was so accommodat
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John Dahmer, proprietor of the ^
Dahmer Bakery, is now before you, *
if you know John, you know a man
that is alive, progressive and willing j ^
at any and all times to get and do ^
his share of hard work for his friends ❖
or city. He went up to Memphis the *j.
other night and met a few of his old ^
friends and partook of several nour- 4*
ishments, and returned to his hotel &
on the last car. He fell asleep and ^
was aroused by the conductor calling
the names of the streets,
street! John street!" yelled the con- &
ductor.
Tish not!" murmured Dahmer.
treated the last time!"
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so many old maids is because a real 4*
smart woman wont give a $10 job for %
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popular manager of the Delta Battery 1
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j glad to boost. He thinks many a *
j Greenwood man would go home at 8
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Gee, but Quincy Snedeker who is a
member of the Greenwood Remodel
ing Co. ,on Carrollton Ave., is a busy
man, I'll admit, and we're for him.
At times he's so busy he can't hear
the fire department pass his place,
but just rustle a silk skirt on the
street and watch him wake up.

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H. F. Schaff el, of the Common
wealth Garage, is an extra, out-of- |*
the-ordinary good person, and one of *
my friends says when he died he is J
going to take all his silver with him. *
Schaffel, being a good soul, we ♦
advise him not to, as where he might •$»
go, it might melt.
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If its from the Greenwood Drug
Co., it's good," and this is from
there. "I have never met, said a
young lady who was in this place of
business to buy some chocolate chop
candy, "more than two nice young
Ah," said Mr. Saffold, look
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The best story on J. P. Knight, pro
prietor of Knights blacksmith shop,
remembers on himself was this one.
If I was to name this story I would
call it "A Fine Arrangement." Mr.
Knight at the age of 6 had a tin horn,
and took it upstairs to bed with him.
"Now, we will lay the horn away
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while you say your prayers, said his
mother.
No mother, I'll tell you
what let's do. You pray and I'll keep ;
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The genial proprietor of the Delta
Machine Works is H. G. Kitchell.
When a youth he was given a couple
of dimes, one for Sunday school col
lection and one for himself. He
dropped one of the dimes and was
very much annoyed, but finally told
his father everything was alright—
that it was the Lords dime he had
lost Now that's "Horace" all over.
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YOUR LIBERTY BONDS—
We are Government Licensed
Brokers for the handling of Lib
erty bonds. We buy, sell, or loan
you on bonds. J. R. Forrester &
Co., Kantor Bldg., Phone 601.
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Hawaiian Singers and Players in
their native Concert of American and
native music at the Greenwood Thea
tre Thursday, Friday and Saturday of
this week.
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Mr. Van Hatcher left yesterday for
a business trip to Memphis.
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Let your next car be a Stade
baker. Schilling Auto Co.
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Goodyear Cord and Fabric Ihres
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MASONIC NOTICE
Greenwood Chapter No. 102 R. A.
M. will meet Friday, December 19th
at 7:30 p. m. Work in the Royal Arch
degree. Visiting companions welcome.
A. J. COSTE, Jr., Sec'y.
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The 5th Circle of the Methodist
; Missionary Society will have a hand
kerchief sale tomorrow, Friday, at the
Kandy Kitchen at 10:30 o'clock.
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OLD PAPERS FOR SALE—2
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weath Office.
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Dolls are in a fair way to cost as
much as real babies.
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Have you seen The New Speaial Six
Studebaker? Schilling Auto Co.
FOR SALE—The best bargain in
Leflore county. 272 acres with about
200 cultivation, sandy loam land with
6 tenant houses, three practically new
located on public road about two miles
northeast of Morgan City. Leased for
1920 at 10 per cent of the purchase
price. For quick sale at $185 per
acre. 1-3 Cash, balance time. See J.
H. Ellington, Greenwood, Miss.
wanted
rooms for light housekeeping. W. A.
Shurtleff, care Myrick's Garage.
TO RENT—House or
DODGE TOURING CAR, Model
1918, four brand new tires, new top
and motor just thoroughly overhaul
ed. It's a pickup at $850.. See it to
day at Schilling Auto Co., Phone 56.
(FOR SALE—One seven room bun
galow on the South Boulevard. Just
ition write
Carroll
For
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Women Want The
Men To Indorse
Mrs. C. Dunn, who has charge of
the work of the Mississippi Ratifica
tion Committee here, requests the
men and women of Leflore county to
mail to her their signatures of the
indorsement of the Natipnal Amend
ment, permitting the women of the
United States to vote.
Mrs. B. F. Saunders of Swan Lake,;
is general chairman of the committee. 1
Mrs. Nellie Nugent Somerville ofj
Greenville, is chairman of the Press,
and Literature Department. The oth-j
er members of the committee follow: j
Mrs. Charles H. Thompson, Jackson;!
Mrs. C. H. Alexander, Jackson; Mrs. j
Ella O. Biggs, Hattiesburg; Mrs. J. C.
Hardy, Gulfport; Mrs. Pauline Alston 1
Clark, Clarksdale; Mrs. Harry Burke,
Gloster; Miss Madge L. Montgomery,
Starkville; Mrs. Clara C. Cox, Cor
inth; Mrs. R. W. Cutrer, Magnolia;
Mrs. Bessie Street Coburn, Meridian;
Mrs. William Baldwin, Columbus;
Mrs. Charlton Dunn, Greenwood; Mrs.
E. W. Flinn, Amory; Miss Blanche
Rogers, New Albany.
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Miss Henrietta Baglan, who is at
tending school at the St. Joseph Aca
demy at St. Joseph, Ky., arrived home
yesterday to spend the holidays with
her pare .!■ 7Ir. and Mrs. C. E. Bag
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Mrs. W .T. Stowers, who has been;
the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. T.
Edge, left yesterday for her home in |
Atlanta, Ga.
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Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Patton have re
turned home from New Orleans,!
where Mr. Patton underwent an op
eration at the Turo Infirmary. He is
doing picely and is able to be out.
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Mrs. John Donnelly of Talledega, |
Ala., who is matron of a girl's college '
there, has arrived in Greenwood to
spend Christmas with her cousin, Mrs.
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The many friends of Miss Leona
Fancher will be pleased to know that
she is able to be out after undergoing
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Mr. E. W. Hamilton of New York
City is the guest of the family of his
sister, Mrs. B. L. Young, for the
Christmas holidays.
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Dr. and Mrs. S. A. Eggleston of
Tchula, were among the out of town
shopping visitors in Greenwood this
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Miss Jane Casey will entertain the j
members of her vocal class this ev- ;
ening at her home. A musical prog- |
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Misses Louise Wilson, Beatrice Par
sons, Betsy Brown and Mary Hunter,
all students at the I. I. & C. are.ex
pected to arrive home tomorrow to
spend the holidays with relatives here.
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SfW, Evans and son, E. P
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BIG DOUBLE BILL
of Stellar Magnitude, Thursday, Dec. 18.
ARTHUR HOCKWALD PRESENTS HIS NATIVE
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HAWAIIAN SINGERS & PLAYERS
in a concert of American and Hawaiian Music. Seven people. Also Samuel
Goldwyn presents MADGE KENNEDY in ''Strictly Confidential." 3300
wives in this town are keeping some important facts strictly confidential.
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Arthur Hockwald presents his Native Hawaiian Singers and Players
in a concert of American and Hawaiian Music. r / oeople. Also First Nation
al i resents Nell Shipman in "BACK TO GOD'S COUNTRY," the third
Epochal picture of the winter season.
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20
Adolph Zukcr presents by arrangements with Flo Zeigfield, BILLIE
BURKE in "THE MISLEADING WIDOW." Also Mack Sennett presents
Ben Turpin, Chester Conklin, Charles Murray and Phyllis Haver in his com
edy Sensation, "SALOME versus SHENADOAH."
The last time to hear Hockwald's Native Hawaiian Singers ard Play*
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PRICES: 28c & 55c.
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Held in "THE VALLEY OF THE GIANTS.
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Christmas, contribute something to the
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needed Clot h ing ; also oranges, apples ,nuts or
any kihd of eatables will be appreciated.
If you want to play
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much of the Christmas Cheer—only what is
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640 AT ONCE
MRS. C. D. PEPPER, Sec'y,
King's Daughters Associated Charity.
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See the new Jordan Silhouette at Meals at all Hours.
Pitchford-Lundy Auto Co. before buy- Merchants Lunch
ing your Christmas Car.
65 cts
Kandy Kitchen.
2 + 2=4
IT'S A PROBLEM
To know just what to give for Xmas. Let
us help you solve it. Whether you wish
something for Sweetheart, Wife, Mother
or Husband we can quickly get the an
swer for you.
ELECTRICAL Percolators, Grills, Irons, Heat
ers Curling Irons, Sewing Machines, Vibra
tors. Bojjjir Lam.js, Piano Lamjs, floor
Lamps, Waftle Iron, Sewing Machine Motors.
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And Hundreds of Other Kindred Novelties.
PAY US A VISIT
J. D. LAIMHAM
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Market Street
Howard Street

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