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i ( s.f-''s •*' £9 ||| ■ y ' : >-' SU s*" - A rrnttuonô . * sMfeßs1 ♦-: * 4 :, * « aggyg < / * gp. t Ai| ÿ| m é 1 —■ "»■ — T t PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON EXCEPT SUNDAY ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS SERVICE J. L. & S. GILLESPIE, Editors and Publishers GREENWOOD, LEFLORE COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 27, 1920 SUBSCRIPTION: 8 g^5c PER MONTH 50c PER YEAR CSvOO VOLUME 4-NUMBER 155 TOURIST TRAFFIC RESUMPTION IS ■tr Wanted Throughout Italy Despite the Shortage of Hotels and Limited Housing Facilities. Associated Press ROME, Feb. 27—Demand for im-; mediate resumption of foreign tourist traffic is general in Italy despite a shortage of hotels and limited hous- 1 ing facilities. Premier Nitti and oth- ' er government officials have declared it important to bring foreigners to Italy so as to lessen the balance of trade against this country and im In no peace time within the last 40 : years have there been so few Amer- 1 icans in Rome as at present. Their a number is said to be about 300. The hotels are virtually all crowded with Italians. Tourists who corné without making reservations in advance find it difficult to obtain accommodation. The government requisitioned 50 of the largest hotels in Rome for war work so that hotel space is far below nor- ! Hotel keepers are making vigorous ' efforts to recover the use of their ho telries and each week a few hotels are 1 turned back to their proprietors. But Rome has grown from 550,000 to 800,- j 000 since the beginning of the war and lack of apartments and houses has lorced Italian families into ho- ; tels as rapidly as the rooms become i prove the exchange rates. mal. available. Space will be found, nevertheless, ; for American tourists if they come to Rome, said an officer of the Hotelkeep ers' Association to The Associated . Press. The hotel managers have ; granted no u ases to Italians and, it is stated, will give preference to tour ists. It is pointed out that exchange rates are so favorable to Aemncans that the charges of Italian hotels W Ttalian C °rTnvv r a^°are 1 making prep-! ration»; for a heavv tourist traffic next surine The hope "s generllln rates are so favorable to Americans I will come to Italy in large numbers within a few months. If so they will not find conditions normal. Motor, transportation is said to be almost out of the question. The cost of petrol is prohibitive and it is so prohibitive and it is so scarce that it cannot be had I : .. ; Movement Launched In o io y n j iversity Students Spreads To All ; Associated Press , HONOLULU, T. H., Feb. 27—The movement recently launched in Tokio by university students for universal suffrage in Japan has spread to all parts of the country and to Korea an _^ Manchuria as well, according to Tokio advices to the Hawaii Hochi, a local The police bureau of the Home Af fairs Department has instructed pre fectural police chiefs to restrict suff rage agitation, the Hochi's correspon dent adds. Two of the opposition parties in the lower House of the Japanese Diet, the Kokuminto and Kense ; kai, recently introduced a universal suffrage meas-. in the Chamber of Deputies. , ^ Motor cars also are scarce and trans portation by that method high. in unlimited quantities at any price. ; -o ! FOR UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE JAPAN Parts of The Country. Capt. James T. Buckleyt^of Winona, Deputy United States Marshal, was in th ecity today on business with Gen Japanese language daily. ure -o eral Monroe McClurg. TO MEET THE HIGH COST OF LIVING Candidates For Rhodes Scholarships lit Oxford University Have To Pay $250 Extra Yearly. Associated Press^ OXFORD, Feb. 27—Candidates for Rhodes Scholarships in Oxford Uni versity will have to pay an extra $260 yearly to meet the increased cost of living, as the present scholarship of flJKK) "ia longer sufficient to cov he expenses of a full year, indud terms mnd vacations." This is ited out in the statement of thq ém Trust for 101». The trustees grant of a o existing scholars for any 1 « 1«*» I k £-> ife u . ; •f ' the I MEETINGS BEEN HDD IN TURKEY! To Protest Against The Removal Of j The Sultan And His Government From Constantinople. Associated Press CONSTANTINOPLE, Feb. 27 —I Meetings have been held throughout Turkey for several weeks to protest against the removal of the Sultan and his government from Constantinople, which has been rumored. One hun dred thousand Turkish men and wom en attended the meeting held here. The Crown Prince occupied a seat on the speaker's stand and, for the first time, it is said, in the history of the Turkish Empire, the women addressed a political meting and discussed mea usures to be taken to save the remnants of Turkey in Europe. Resolutions were adopted and dele gâtions appointed to deliver them to representatives of the Entente here, In these it was declared that Con stantinople, being the seat of the Cal ! ifate, and the Thracian hinterland around Constantinople should remain Turkish; that Smyrna, "the outlet of western Anatolia," should be saved from foreign hands; that the Southern and Eastern provinces in which Turk j s h populations are in the* majority should remain Turkish and that the rights of the minorities of the Christ ; Jan elements in Turkey and Turkish elements in the Balkans should "be i settled on an equal basis." ; -o Rotary Club Was Organized Last Night ; Governor Ben Brown, of Louisiana, organized the Rotary club of Green- i wQod yesterday . The first mee ting! ^ ^ ^ night at the Confederate) Memorial Building. After a delight-j ful banquet ' a number of speeches* were made b ^ tbe visitin £ Rotanans, and the lofty idea,S f ° r wh * h I stands ' were brou £ ht out an exp am then begun and the foUow ing compose the ehartw members: R. C. R ^ G L Ray> j g Love> W . R . H ' hrey> g R Keesler, John Ash cr » ft w M Hamner> W . b. Dickins, ed of the following men; J. S. X J ° ve ' f I W .M. Hamner, W. R. Humphrey, E.j : K. Myrick, C. R. Crull and the officers ; are J. S. Love, president; W. M. Ham-j j ner> v ice-pres.; W. R. Humphrey, ; 2nd vice-pres.; E. L. Whittington, aec 'i ; retary and treasurer; C. R. Crull, ser ' ; geant-at-arms. This club will have regular weekly, meetings for fellowship and discus ; sion of problems. The mottoes are. ; «» Serv i ce abo ve Self," and "He Profits ]yj os t Who Serves Best.' A complete j accour ,t of what Rotary is and stands j f cr wd j ^ published in tomorrow s i paper. ^dgred during the banquet by Mes dames Harper, Holly, j and Miss j anes Casey, j rp be exce n e nt five-course menu was served b y members of the King's daughters Circle, ed fully. The business of organization was men I. T. McIntyre, C. R. Crull, Geo. Wil son, Jr., W. C. McBee, J. W. Quinn, ^ D Duncan> c E Saunders, Dr. James Moore, W. L. Craig, C. E. £ Wright, G. A. Wade, E. K. . B. Schlater, F^ P. Fox and E. L. Whit-, ; tington. The Board of Directors is compos ! i LONDON, Feb. 27—Two young ar in igtocrats are going to California to j , f the film world . They Captain Vesey A. Davoren, "The an Irishman who. claims ! to be a descendant on -his mother's side from the great Duke of Welling Zt a"d on his father's side fron, Wrt kings; and Eliot Gordon, nep earl and heir to big estates beautiful musical program was A Little, Craig ■0 Young Aristocrats Seek Film Fame Associated Press are O'Davoren, hew of an ; i n Hertfordshire. Both have already I played in films here. * «> Preacher Refuses . Salary Increase! Associated Press f BRISTOL, Feb. 27—The Rev. Gus tav Francis Beckh, a native of San Francisco, who is pastor of the Oak field Unitarian Church here, has caus ed some comment by refusing to ac cept wi increase of 60 pounds in his stipend offered by his congregation. Dr. Bac)(h, who is married and has one child .receives 260 pounds a year. Ha said many of his congregation had been hard hit by the war and that all the clergy have a right to ask for is, shelter, clothes, access to educa tion for their children, and a mini mum of leisftre. for of of is thq a the Si Mi .-V Winter Harvest Is On yoteiai a -OiT qT'O^ HOAD 7M STHL. y 11) ELMER |/ mm Kw i I S' <//; MA !M 3? r T AVI 6EE, ftU \ Sis HIS HNRClH AT1HE,WRM«^| Art HE$ n0tAl«y OtPCRpi Mt J mu ! | j j j i ! i | i Æ //, 7 m m y i 21 / % ! i hit / . É8H" M? azz 22 ' / /// % I ■ lr T"* û g flnttfe J I (OoWflllil) T —> INTENSE FEELING STILL EXISTING * * # In Germany Against England Was Manifested Toward Some British Of ficers On Their Recent Visit. Associated Pre^s KIEL> Feb . 27—The intense feeling ex j s ti n g i n Germany against Eng land was manifested toward some British officers w ho accompanied the Inter-Allied Commission of Control on a recent visit here. The town was crowded with German sailors who Ma were clean and smartly d^ssad. They passed by with averted faces;! but civilians on the contrary show-'*' ed the keenest interest and stared at the visitors, occasionally remarking "Gott strafe England'.' The British visitors took no notice and walked on, 42 tervals. - of The shopkeepers, however, were quite f r i end l y and trade became very brisk. Fur ^ ber evidence of the present at ^ Rude 0 f ^he Germans was forthcom ^ tbe gj e j Canal, where the chil- ! ; dren gatbered on tbe banks invariably 'i sbouted out t b e old cry of "Gott strafe ; England." Qne man cr j ed "w e will have you whüe the final effort at the close ^ ^ return journey was that of the by .. .. ho proc i a i m ed: "We shall anot h er war in five years time." _ Q _ 25 ! Men And Women i £ 0 jj 0Wed by a t ra j n Q f small boys 'jmany of whom repeated in a childish „ Gott Strafe England" at in » b .ldn r fli Are l*amDiers -, . . I is MADRID Feb. 27—This country, the men and women of which have ed the reputation of being willing to put their last °" ^™ ged ga gp ® h ° a C ia C 'f crambline' as that which is wave of gambling as that w^ch ^s now flowing over the country ana nas been in existence since the conclusion j i of the war. Casinos have been erected the borders of the larger cities, so q» as not to interfere with the conces sions in the cities. These gambling houses are crowded during the after noons and evenings and until late in ! the morning with men and women playing games m which the odds eg against them made it impossible f<* any but the extremely tacky to a™. The newspapers have started a cam paign against this gambl.ng in Mad rid especially where, as one newspa per put it, "men and women are pau perized in gambling houses which op erate under government license and then turped on the streets to beg. Associated Press on »» -Or Relief Funds For Armenian Sufferers On last Sunday night at the Union service at tbe Methodist church an of -1 fering was made for the Armenian Sufferers and the neat sum of contributed, which was duly for-1 warded to the Mississippi headquart ers at Jackson. I Any one who feels like making a Contribution to this worthy cause can) send it in to The Daily Commonwealth | »«d it will go forward to proper par ties. r AU contributions will be acknowl edged in the cohunaa bf this papek. • V L>h-- 4 V: Kf X ■ f **************! *1 * * COTTON MARKETS * ; * # ************** NEW YORK COTTON MARKET Open High Low Close Cose Prev. 37.50 37.95 37.35 37.67 37.67) May - - 34.76 35.15 34.55 34.89 34.901 July - - 32.30 32.67 31.93 32.20 32.52) Closed unchanged to 32 down. New York Spots 39.65—20 down. Mar. - rnTrpnv vf a pvtm NEW ORLEANS COTTON MARKET Open High Low Close Cose _*_!__ Mar - ' ' 38.55 Ô8.95 38.55 38.88 38.66) Ma y ' ' 35.50 35.74 35.30 35.42 35.52) «^y - ~ )32.90 331.6 3 2.66 32.83j33.071 CÎosed 24 down to Î2 up. New Orleans Spots 40.25. -o NEW ORLEANS COTTON LETTER. (From J. F. Clark & Co., by Abe Silver.) Liverpool is disappointing with near futures lower than due and spots 42 down, sales 4,000. Cables said lack of storage room and tighter money affecting the market. | al The Wall St. review says there is nothing to cast a brighter hue on the situation. Report that the Canadian ! Government placed an embargo on dealings in foreign securities caused comment. .Drygoods reports says cot ton goods and yarns quiet with little pressure reported. New York Harbor tieup threatened by strike of Marine engineers. Wash ington says Farmers want veto of Railroad bill as they declare it means 25 to 40 per cent increase in freight ! cbarges i Strictness of the contract and sus fli tained quotations on better grade cot ton constitute a technical combination with sustaining effect for Marchi fut ures. The end of the month demand I is thought to be about satisfied. Yes- : terday , g gpot revision further widen ed the allowance of gra des below Mid dRn g by 25 points. ! ° a Weather map shows fair the entire | is belt ' "° P recl P ltatlon - Freezing cent- ; ^s &nd Easte b ^ lt warmer over nas h Southwest. Indications are for In j cloudiness warmer over the ^ g robably rain in Sout hwest ' so q» exas Generally fair and rising tem peratures over the rest of belt. The market acted irre gular, it ral- j Ued whenever SO me March covering in came Qn and react ed when this guppQrt su bsided. New York still giv-1 eg evidenc# of technical strength in f<* op and . I the Hear position^. ■o GREENWOOD COTTON RECEIPTS. 1918-19 receipts . 1917-18 receipts Since Sept. 1, 1919 .. Same date last year Week ending Feb. 26 ^ame week last year Stock oq hand now .. Same date last year .160,064 133,197 .109,523 .135,916 . 1,244 . 2,021 . 29,547 _ 45,527 of -1 * *********** * * * MISSISSIPPI —Fair tonight and for-1 Saturday ; continued cold tonight and Saturday, a can) T EMP ERATURE—Highest, 46 de | gree8> lowest 26 degrees. Précipita par- ^ ^ 1 . River gauge 28 feet;'fall ■o ************** * * * * the weather * Local Observations. in 24 hours 0.4. Mias Annie Long V: •.>. INSTALLATION TO SOON TAKE PLACE of j 4 : ; Knights Grand Cross qf The Order of The Bath To Be Installed With Historic Ceremonials. Associated Press LONDON, Feb. 27—A solemn 'in stallation of Knights Grand Cross of fche 0rder of the Bat h will take place ^ &u the higtoric ceremonials in the Henry VII hcapel of Westmins ter Abbey during May, says the Ex press the Tt ie Chapel holds 36 stalls and the ™ s'cèhr eevived the. car-$ mony 7 years ago was one of mag jnificent splendor surpassed, only by a Coronation ceremony. An outdoor procession from' the Princes Chamber in the House of 1 Lords, where the Knights and Corn panions put on their crimson robes 1 and white plumes, to the Abbey, will be followed by a complete procession | al and a rendering of th^ Te Deum. The solemn Bath Ceremonies in the chapel include ^the redemption of their as swords by the Knigbis about to be installed, the -actual installation by the Sovereign as Grand Master, and the taking of the Solemn Oath of the Order, lifaflHd Girls Take -o To American Habit I i of MADRID, Feb. 27—The young so ciety girlg and youtbs 0 f Madrid have takgn to the American habit of chew ing gum and their elders have been mucb exercised as a result. : s ^ a j d conservative journal ,the A. B. * c devoted recen tly a column to this new practice which is denounced in ! s t rong terms. | Accord j ng to the writer of this ar ; ticle gum c hev/ing is the result of reading articles by Spanish writers , h rPf . P ntl-r visited America 7 ImeriL p c ^res produced!^', ' &nd t0 th6 AmGncan piCtUreS P ro(luced j Resumption Pre-War . . ! Shipping RelâtlOnS Associated Press That . in the Spanish cinema theatres. ta I -o Associated Press LONDON, Feb. 27—Resumption of pre-war shipping relations with Ger- j many is not progressing very smooth ly. At Barry, the dockers refused to load the Herdwig Fischer, a Germany steamer which was to take a cargo j of canned meat for Bremerhaven. She ; » was thereupon sent to Av °?T£ where the dockèrs were reluctant to do the work, but finally consented. None of the German crew were allow ed ashore. ^ * into possession of a piece of land un der which it is estimated ther<? arc 2,000,000 tons of coal, has been offer ed 70,000 pounds for his rights. A * -o * A Big Offer For * His Coal Rights Associated Press CARDIFF, Wales, Feb* 27—George Morgan, a miner who recently came -o Take the Daily Commonwealth / AWAIT ANSWER FROM WILSONS! Latest Note To The Allied Supreme Council. Wilson Has Stuck To His Original Position. Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 27—Official circles are awaiting with interest to day for the reply of the British and ! French Premiers to President Wil | son's latest note on the Adriatic ques j tion which should be delivered at the j Whit* House not later than tomorrow. j Publication of the previous exchan i ges disclosed that President Wilson tlhe ! adhered to his original position that i unless the Adriatic settlement be | made on a basis of the December agreement, to which the United ed States was a party, instead of the i London pact which the United States n have declined to acquiesce in, he will be placed in a position where he "may ers take under consideration" the question of withdrawing from the Treaty of the Versailles and the French alliance from the Senate. ■ -o Domestic Reservations Before the Senate; I j ^ Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 27—Domestic questions of the reservations to the ^ „ ere peace treaty arc up for co.sideration of the Senate today, following the ing j y est " da y » vo*» o f «* *o 4 oi the reservation regarding man : datories. do I the o Find No Objection To Railroad Bill | Associated Press I oTTTXT^m^xr m , SHINGTON, Feb. 27 Attorney, general Palmer has informed the; President that he saw no constitu-j tloaal objectmns to the compromise raür ° ad bl " whlch was returned to! to the White House today by the depart ™ ent °f i^tice, to which it Wa s re- j car-$ rr f d ^Wednesday for an opinion as to VÄllält y* a _ ° 7 ; o Sir Auckland GeddeS ! [ 1 May Be AlïlbaSSadOF 1 inquiry was made by the British em bassy at the State Department today as to the acceptability if Sir Auchland Geddes to be Ambassador to the Unf^ ted States. Rpgrîri InVestifiTatlOn Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 27—Formal -o Of Liquor Rebellion ! i 1 Associated Press IRON RIVER, Feb. 27—Feb. 27 I George F. Comer Ford, special agent i of the Department of Justice, today began federal investigation of the Iron county prohibition fracas. -o ArkängäS Authorized B. * in Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 27—The War of Department today authorized Arkan gag P to organize J regiment of infan _ 7 . - . , & ^ ^ e ^ ineers and a motor ambulance company as its quo Archduke Engaged ! __ _ T , , To Mme. RoSa Jackel 1 To Organize Infantry 0 ta of national guards. Associated Press of LONDON, Feb. 2f—Archduke Jos j eph Ferdinand, head of the house of Tuscany, has become engaged to Mme. to Rösa Jackel, widow of an officer in the arm y ,if reports reaching here from j Berlin be true. ; - <h I During January I * ! MADRID, Jan. 27 All central Spain .including Madrid has enjoyed perfect springlike weather during the first, three weeks of January. On Sundays and holidays the open air cafes in the surrounding foothills have been crowded with patrons taking their midday meal in the open air,- while I the hills themselves have been spot Springlike Weather to r 0 un arc A . Associated Press ted with family picnic parties. j weather nas done much The fine to check the epidemic of influenza which was causing so many deaths in December. -, DECREE FILED IN SUPREME COURT. American People Assured There Is No ^ Possibility of Food Monopoly By Packers. Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 27—The greed decree under which the "Big Five'' packers were forever enjoined from engaging in any line of business other than that of handling meat and produce, was filed in the District of Columbia supreme court today by At torney General Palmer, Counsel for tlhe packers in a statement court, said that the agreed to by the defendants cause of guilt for they had not violat ed any law, but that the American people may be assured that there is n °t the remotest possibility of food monopoly by the packers." The pack ers after hearing the satements of the counsel, Chief Justice McCoy signed the injunction making the agreement effective, a to the decree was 'not be -o Massacre Of Armenians Was Overestimated Associated Press LONDON, dispatch announces that the French a sev Feb. 27—An official forces which have been having ere struggle with Turkish forces at Marxsh, Syria, succeeded in extficat ing themselves after had fighting. A message from the same source con firms the reports of massacres of Ar menians ip* the Marash district but do not substantiate the statement that the number slaughtered were several thousand. -o Russian Soviets On Chinese Frontier Russian Soviet forces have advanced to the Chinese frontier in the Ila riv er area in northwestern Turkestan, j fording to dispatches to the war of Lee. They are said to have demande«! mese governor of the province ; o »» îango to give up the Russian ! ^ nsul and a11 and , to allo ' v [ tbe a PP°* n t nien t of Bolshevik consuls LONDON, Feb. 27—(Thursday) in the provinces. -o COHON GOODS MANUFACTURERS Profiteers of Worst Sort, Says Con necticut Representative. ported For Invasion. Bill Re # ! WASHINGTON, Feb. 27—Inquiry i into reasons for the enormous advan 1 ces in the price of cotton goods would conducted by the Federal Trade Commission under a resolution order cd favorably reported today by the house interstate commerce committee. Representative Tilson, Republican from Connecticut ,the author of the 1 resolution, told the committee that the f, otto " BOOd * l "' anufac * u, ' e, ' s „ "profiteers of the worst sort. said prices advanced 600 per cent since 1914 although the cost of cotton and mill labor has not shown any where near such advance. were He -o ESTIMATED VALUE OF THE ESTATES Which Belonged To The Former Ger man Emperor And His Family May Reach 1,000,000,000 Marks. BERLIN, Feb. 27 The value of the estates which belonged to the for mer German Emperor and his family may reach 1,000,000,000 marks, In attempting to fix the compensation to Count Hohenzollern for that part of I his private property taken over by the state, the authorities have experienc I ed difficulty in deciding what part * belonged to the Crown and how much ! was strickly private. The difficulty arose in part from the fact that the appraisers have had to inventory properties which have been accumulating for five centuries. The settlement will be dictated, it it stated, by a desire to offer to the Hohenzollems a generous adjustment, I Their acquiescence is said to have been obtained to the bill in the Prus j sian Diet to pay the former Emper or 100,000,000 marks for property ta ken and 'permit him to retain a num in ber of castles, real estate and person al property.