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.THE CAR FOR ROUGH USAGE AS WELL AS COMFORT.
On Display In Our Show Room Now.
■ Auto Sales Co.
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104 East Market St.
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MISS LILLIAN WELLS IN "THE;
STRICKLANDS.
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Miss Lillian Wells, the accomplish
ed daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John T.
Wells, of this city, played a promi
nent part on the program of
Stricklands," presented at the Ameri
can Acadeny by the students of the
American School of Dramatic Arts
and Empire Theatre Dramatic School
in New York City on February 13th,
which was given nearly a column of
the most favorable criticism in the
Morning Telegraph, from which we
reproduce the following excerpts:
The Stricklands, the Allan mon
house play presented for the first time
on an American stage, may be called
the 'Jest' adapted to British environ
ment, and following the new fashion
of many new imported plays it is
wholly without relief as to comedy,
and hopeless as to ending. But it
showed 3 young women of the second
and two young men are about ready
for the serious consideration of the
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"Despite its ..* : hoplelesness,
Stricklands" is a well-balanced play in
which each of the five characters have
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theii opportunities, their trong scen
es- If comparût >u
it may be venture:
Miss Liiiian Wells
arc '>• good taste,'
That of the fiv?
'Helen' gave the
. best evidence of talent cdiieh may be?
dc\ eloped for her honor and profit,
She has both self-repression and poise
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License No. G. 146566.
United SUtes Food Administration
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For a Quick Breakfast
4 'Two-Minute" Oat Food
Evaporated Oat Grits Al
ready Super-Cooked.
Boil 2 Minutes and serve.
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STEIN GROCERY COMPANY
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Willard Storage Batteries
Do not pay Us or Anyone Else for reinsulating
a threaded rubber Battery. ASK US WHY.
GREENWOOD BATTERY GO.
217-219 West Market Street.
PHONE 'Nos. 6 and 477.
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and, apparently an instinctive appre
ciation of values and effects. Ham
ilton Howard as 'Robert,' the strong,
domineering brother from the rubber
forest, might easily be ranked sec
ond."
The many Greenwood friends of
Miss Wells unite in extending con
gratulations upon the splendid record
she is making.
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Mrs. James K. Vardaman, of Jack
son, is the house guest of Mrs. W. T.
Mathews on West Washington street.
He ajc ï£ ♦ ♦ sk
Mrs. W. F. Arnold and little son,
who have been the guests of her pat
ents for the past three weeks, left Sat
urday for their home in Newport, Ark.
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Mr. M. J. White, one of Itta Bena's
plendid citizens was a business vis
tor to Greenwood yesterday, and
made The Daily Commonwealth an ap
preciated call.
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EASTERN STAR MEETING.
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Cloe Stevens Chapter E. O. S. will
meet in regular session at the Mason
Hall, Tuesday evening, Feb. 24th, at
17:30 o'clock. Initiations. All mem
h< rs are urged to attend.
MRS. JIMMIE COLMERY, Sec'y.
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Studebaker?
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Have you seen The New Speeial Six
Schilling Auto Co.
Senate Kills Bill
Raising Solons Pay
The State Senate yesterday very
properly voted down by 33 to 4 the
House bill allowing the members of
tiie Legislature $250.00 extra pay for
the present session opt of the contin
gent fund.
This was a high-handed proposition,
and Senator East, of Tate county, ex
presses our sentiments concerning this
salary-increasing measure in a state
ment made discussing same:
"I regard the fixed salary of offi
cers, known by them and the people at
time of their election, as a contract
between them and the people, not to
be changed during their terms.'
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House Bill No. 530
Has Been Withdrawn
Mrs. N. A. Dodge, manager Wes
tern Union Telegraph Co., received
the following message from District
Com'l Supt. J. B. Cheatham, of Jack
son, this morning, with reference to
the bill concerning the delivery of tel
grams:
House Bill 530 was withdrawn by
the author, Mr. Stockett. Claims he
will revise and re-introduce it. We
thank you and your good friends in
your city who so nobly came to our
support.".
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Miss Amelia Pybas, of Trenton,
a. .Ived yesterday for a visit
to her brother, F. L. Pybas in North
Greenwood.
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In buying tires it is well for car
owners to know the list price of differ
ent makes...Why pay a high list if
ou can't get more miles—even if you
get a discount.
E. K. MYRICK.
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Expert Vulcanizing. All work guar
anteed. We will call for it and deliv
er it.
KIMBROUGH AUTO CO.
Call 11-992.
FOR CIRCUIT COURT JUDGE,
Fourth District,
(Special Election March 16th)
JUDGE D. E. BEAMS,
of Greenville.
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Punctures fixed while you wait.
KIMBROUGH AUTO CO.
Call 11
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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 c
Co., Kantor Bldg., Phone 601.
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CLASSIFIED- ADVS.
FOR SALE—6 Room residence, just
completed, Mississippi Avenue, $5250.
Business property, rents for $600 an
nually ,Fulton stfeet, $4,000. J. Cap
lan, 306 George street, phone 162.
CROCHETING DONE—Crocheting
edges on handkerchiefs, scarfs, towels,
pillow cases, etc., a specialty. Crochet
lace done by the ward. Call on Miss
Vivian Steele, or telephone 741.
CARBON Burned in Auto Gylinders
while you wait. Small Cost. Green
wood Welding Works, 106 Carrollton
Ave.
BROKEN Stove Legs and Parts,
Iron Beds, Grates, Kitchen* Utensils
repaired like new, quickly, small cost.
Greenwood Welding Works, 106 Car
rollton Avenue.
FOR SALE—Good Milch Cow. See
W. E. Bealle or phone 515 or 1054.
FOR RENT — Two unfurnished
rooms. 705 Howard Street.
FOR SALE—18 Hens, 1 Rooster
Pure blood Penn, White Leghorns, 10
months old. Call 837.
FOR RENT—Nice large front room
with bath. For gentlemen or couple.
Phone 759.
WANTED—Two rooms for light
house keeping. References furnished.
Lewis De Marc, General Delivery.
AN OPEN LETTER
Feel that we would be derelict in
our duty and that we would not be
serving as we should, the business and
professional interests of Greenwood
and • the Mississippi Delta, were we
not to put before them the present
paper situation as we see it.
10 days ago there was an unexpected
and decided advance on all bonds,fl:*ts.
ledgers, envelopes, tags, etc. In some
instances as high as 25 per cent.
However, the advance in price is
r ealt y a small matter when even at
the advanced prices it is impossible
to get stock in lots of instances. And
the worst of the whole business is
that the situation is growing worse
every day. We have had this brought
to our attention most forcibly during
the past three weeks for the reason
that we have a large number of both
I large and small ÿ
able to complete
ability to get the material to complete
them with.
We strongly urge that you look over
your stationary suppliai and see what
you aïe going to n e ed within the next
and take the mat
that we are un
to our in
six or eight nM
tor up with your printer NOW
Yours truly,
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A TREAT AT GREENWOOD THEATRE
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Please Note:
The management
urges that, if con
venient, you witness
this masterwork of
Miss Talmadge's art
at matinees.
By so doing you
enable us to cater
more satisfactorily
to your comfort than
will be possible at
the crowded even
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We thank you.
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First Appearance in a First National Special Attraction
of the Screen's Most Brilliant and Versatile Actress
NORMA TALMADGE
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A Daughter of Two Worlds
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daring role of her metoric career aB an emotionaTactress
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After the thrilling novel of the same name by Leroy Scott,
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SHE'LL MAKE YOU THRILL, LAUGH AND CRY
Coupled wi h Henry Lehrman's Four Reel Comedy, "A TWILIGHT BABY
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WARNING
Persons with cracked lips are cautioned to avoid the Greenwood Theatre this week! The management
positively refuses to take the responsibility for either split lips or side aches that come with a vision of
Destiny's child to uplift bootlegging, aided by a chorus of chickens (feathered) so tough they eat dyna
mite, rambling through life on the farm, love scenes in the old cow plot and a career on the rock pile. A
distinctive comedy creation; a triumph over anything you have ever seen before.
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ONE NIGHT ONLY
Thursday, Feb. 26
A. H. WOODS presents the tre
mendously laughable success
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Business Before
Pleasure
Showing our old "friends
Potash and Purl mutter
who have retired from the Cloak
and Suit Business to go into the
Fillum business,
They are
coming here to make you laugh.
Prices 75c to $2,00
Sales Books
Of Every Description — Any
Style, Any Sis*. Any Form.
Manifold Forms of All Kinds.
Lawrence .
Printing Co.
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The I. O. O. F. will hold their regu
lar mooting tonight (Tuesday) at the
Odd Fellows Han at 8 o'clock. All
««tel are requested to be present.
W. M. PETEET, SecV.
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Greenwood Theatre-Big Double Bill
Wednesday, February 25
THE PRETTIEST WOMAN IN AMERICA
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OLIVE, THOMAS
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A RALPH INCE PRODUCTION
Selznick Pictures
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Special Added Feature, Sunshine
Comedy
A Yellow Dogcatcher
Prices 17 and 28 cents
A Quaint Story of a Quaint Little
Girl Who Lived in a Lighthouse by
the Sea. Action! Heart-Interest!
Suspense! A Vital, Glowing, Heart
Piercing Play With Beautiful
Thomas More Charming than ever
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We have two of. the beet cooks
n Greenwood.
Kandy Kitchen.
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IURAL CARRIER EXAMINATION, al routes from other postoffices in
U. S. Civil Service Examination is ^eflore County. Apply to Secretary
nnouneed to be held in Greenwood, . F. Prophet for further particulars,
darch 13th, to fill the position of ru
ai. carrier at Morgan ^
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