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THE DA ILY COMMONWEALTH.
J. L. GILLESPIE, Editor and Publisher. AFTERNOON ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE. UNION ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE. TELEPHONE NO. 33. Office 207 Market Street. :: Commonwealth Building. 1 j SUBSCRIPTION RATES (By Mail or Carrier) $6.00 a Yeas. 15 Ceuta a W ev'.*. 50c ler.ts a Month. Single Copy 3 Celts. ADVERTISING RATES ON REQUEST. Entered at Greenwood postoffice as second-class matter. GREENWOOD, MISS., FEBRUARY 8, 1917. STOP LEAKS IN THE FARM BUSINESS. I An inventory taken once a year will show the net worth of the farm. By comparing these in- it . • j. . , £ ventories from year to year the exact progress of the business can be found. Many times a farm er feels discouraged at tiie end of the year be cause his cash is short, when an inventory taking in growing stock and crops, and unsold products j wül show that he had a nice profit for the year. | . In takin « an inventory the farmer must go ' over all his property at least once a year. In this way his attention is called to the condition of his stock, machinery or supplies ; to needed repairs ; and to missing tools that have been borrowed and So not returned. Anytime beiore the rush of work to starts is a good time to go over the farm property . and make this list. The next step in stopping the leaks in the farm business is to keep a record of receipts and | expenses of the farm throughout the year. From these and the inventory the farmer can figure not only his net worth but the profits and losses as well. If you don't quite understand how to do this the harm Management Department of the Mississippi A. and M. College will explain it to said you. Really modest—the first appropriation Sec retary McAdoo asked for the new shipping board was only $700,000, a mere pittance as such things I anc go. Doesn't take a Solomon to know where the blame will be put, if Congress fails to nest public expectation in railroad strike legislation. ! ! one tory. New York's board of health has O. K.'d the sale of horse meat for food, but of course that doesn't compel anybody to eat it. naval not Costa Rica's deposed president may find Wil son too busy to act on his appeal for help to get the job hack. i , of Owing to circumstances beyond his control, Ferdinand, ox Kcumama, will, until further notice, do his kinging in Russia. tion an Friends of Gov. Brumbaugh, of Pa., are ask ing why his honeymoon expenditures are not legit mate traveiing expenses, chargeable to the state. 1 story As colonel-in-chief of the volunteer force, the Duke of Connaught will figure more conspicuously in training camps than in battles. the Nobody's figured out the daily cost of the war to American consumers, though most of us know i it to be enormous. It's just as well, perhaps, that Hank Ford do does not really need the million he is suing a Chi- 1 cago daily for. clomp, As no revenue bill was ever put through the streets. House scrapless, the present party fight is only the usual thing. the cago As seen by Gen. Len. Wood, the national guard system and the War Department bureau system are equally efficient. than to No world-brotherhood can be seen in slaught ering non-combatants, even with the most pow erful glasses. record, Army No state has a law against daylight-saver3 reg ulating their work day by the sun, instead of the clock. ter ' Of course the Chamber of Commerce of the U. S. is strong for anti-strike railroad legislation by Congress. many tory, , when wanted theme the Submarines and submarine chasers will now do star stunts on the war film. Carranza has no ships to be torpedoed, but he is deeply interested just the same. Yep, it sure was a rude awakening from an idealistic dream, but such is life. ally A the at an Closing American ports, even temporarily does not make a pleasing noise to everybody. ' Indications are that the annual output of G. Washington oratory will be greater than usual. To slightly paraphrase, whom the gods would destroy they first make criminally desperate. Germany's idea of the freedom of the sea seems to be to leave only its own ships afloat. to Superhorrors of war will now stagger hu manity. A pledge is no more binding than a treaty—: Frith seme nations, PREACHERS AND THEIR PAY. One of the things which is hard to understand, > mong many others which cxifct »n this land of ours. is the roor pay of the average preacher, A man who is expected to lead souls into Heaven by his eio-ju-.nct.. k. \> down the seeds of earthly experience, set an example for sc..c:; by his example and eluci date every kno n problem in the trials of the lives of us all with the beam of his intelligence is usually expected to 1 dissension by 1 j the y cut a of b oil Yeas. long on a salary that an extra-competent ditch-digger can g=t. There is a habit in a lot oi" places of pounding the parsons, of giving a little party for the bene fit of thei hoi i r .. „ am.ry ar.d of presenting food and a few more or less worthless gifts to them. By these means trie pasters are supposed to live. I They are supposed to put their trust in the Lord i the and take what the dear brethren give. We think 1 in- it is high time for al! churches to get a little more £ , of common sense into tneir system of paying pastors of tneir flock. The average preacher can get be- about twice as much money in some worldly pur-! suit and tiie marvel of it all is why they don't. j We think it is a poor s.ga of religion for a ' | congregation to expect a preacher to serve them 1 go ' foApoor pay. He has a lot of trials to go through j and whiie he declares that man must not live by j his bread alone, and is right in saying so, neverthe ; less, he ought to be taken care of in a better way. : So we throw out this hint for what it is worth to all the members of ail the various religious . sects and sugg st that they think tne matter over and give the preacher a raise. ! | Talk of world-brotherhood didn't prevent Vir ginia asking the U. S. Supreme court to put the screws on West Virginia to make it come across as with its share of the old state debt, to I Without meaning to be irreverent, it may be ! said it seemed odd to read of Wall Streeter's speaking of the "good Lord's taking care'' things. An alderman is out to put Chicago under a city f is manager. Good enough scheme, provided the i I right man be pal „„ the job-heUI be hard anc ^' holy wrath at the ? mi /. « S ie„ponsible for . moves recorded by his- the ! According to the Kaiser, ! rejection of my peace offer,' one of the most unhoi tory. kept Secretary Daniels says new bids for making naval shells will be welcomed, but if the prices are I not right the government will make them. 78 i , If some of our oversupply of hot air could be utilized, there would be less ground for complaint of our lack of air power for military use. his t, ,, „ . , . ! i ouitney Bigelow might be in a better posi-jthe tion to knock everything American by becoming , to an actual British subject, instead of an imitation, j a _ I r , Editor Bryans paper cant even send out a 1 circulation-boosting circular without starting a story that he's planning for another nomination. a his tance Still Nunky Sam won't bank too heavily on the declaration of a Jap politician, that whatever happens Japan will remain his friend. i day miles, that than There's one scare less—by actual tests at John Hopkins University it has been proven that books do not carry disease germs, 1 ! it is i to be an ta! proves ten mammg die, first children their date, in Some people think they can already hear the clomp, clomp, clomp, of the wooden shoes on our streets. As a tip for the other kind, let it be said that the hogs that are selling at record prices in Chi cago are four-footed. Llody George must feel more like a dictator < than ever since the uncovering of that alleged plot to assassinate him. Never heard that Joe Leiter had a military record, yet he's been elected president of the Army League. Going a long ways from home for pie—the Washington newspaper man named as postmas ter at Honolulu. ...... , All things considered, it's not surprising Ger-. towns many should be so strong for peace without vie- j tory, The Beaune, ! wines, , ., , - position when told by an Indian delegation that all they about wanted was to say "how-do. cedent ment, George salaries. "Redeeming the West'' is just now a favorite Minister theme with G. O. P. working evangelists, I the 'year, ; pounds inet J smaller While it has been done before, hypnotizing ad the Senate cannot^classedamong east stunts. Though now putting in . 11-hour work dey, ' Woody must have come near to throwing a fit ■ band 16 ; detective ants Tough to be broke when something you speci ally want is advertised at a bargain price. A torpedo protector that protects would get the coin in shipload lots right now. Pity mussed up folk cannot also be disposed of at an end of the season rummage sale. Some how it does not seem to have occurred to Teddy to start a paper of his own. ALLIED ARMIES ENRICH CITIES. ' . ( i By Associated Press) of in army 1 tT™ richcd *tie».iik • Havr gne, Caiai bntirn have for eluci lives ,a is uuen, Boulo \vh re the e.72(I Amiei r.taJe heavy expendi and cities H.e Bordeaux, Lyons where the needs of allied armies have turc and Marseilles, the French and to the intense industrial given ani commercial movement. vis. an Other cities arid towns situât., i r,o a gr; .it many sma'A vi to contribute to. also gained im 2 places the cir rcecds the most the great effort have In all thes mensely. culation of a evtr ,-w By to the live. money ajrant anticipations and gives uperucia! observer the impres sion of increased wealth. More money -i Marseilles than i is s;,tnt in a n, ».'ht 1 was ev, ' r s] e,lt a week before the TP' T® T ne is n ! t , true .°. f * he , other cities because ot the restriction of opportunities for outlay upon get amusements and distractions, pur-! Disney is more plentiful in Paris than evsr > *M, excepting in cer-, a ' ta * n F ° pi . ilar r p' ,aurants ' it; fi, | ds less 1 makeïshowfoT itself Mai ' se ' 1!es to j The great abidance of circulating by j medium, however, may be traced to the is5lle of 10 bi!,io!1 francs addition : ?! paper mone * by the Bank of 8 bro ™ lse tbat Wl!1 eventuaIIy eratlons to pay. -o FIRE FROM GERMAN SHELLS LOOSENS PLASTER. n ims, France, Feb. 6—(Cor. As- : I sociatcd Prass) •Fro -:t, thaw and rain, have caused the plaster to be come loose from the arches of the famous cathedral which, earlier in the ! war was badly damaged by fire from Gorman shel.s. (arge pieces fall oonstantly and are strewn about the IS fl r , th PartiCU ' a S y in thC T ide aisles. In the nave there are. large pools of water. The department of f ine Arts of tbe Frent ' b Government I • is being requested to hasten work of i , ^ Cardinal Lucon remains at Rheims, much of his work being devoted to I ? idi L ng po , op!e whose homes have baen ! « destroyed by the German bombard- ! . ment and distributing supplies sent by i the American Clearing House. Many ; packages and cases for the poor come I directly from the United States from I individual donors, and the Cardinal ia 1 kept busy acknowledging these gifts. I 78 YEARS OLD, BUT GOOD HIKER. (By Associated Press) | London, Feb. 6—Viscount Bryce, | although 78 years old, still boasts of l his ability as a pedestrian. I ! During Lord Bryce's recent trip to front, the young officer assigned , to conduct him about was sketching j a !itt!e tr; h alon ff the front which he i I proposed to make with the distin- ! guished visitor the ne'-t day, when he, suddenly thought that perhaps the! program involved too long a walk for j i a man °f 78. | Abunist and agreed to walk against his young officer friend for any dis- ! tance or any kind of road. When next ! However. Lord Bryce is an old day the two returned to camp, after j trudging through trenches for miles, the younger man had to admit that he was very much more fatigued than his companion. his many on , Pfr , . , , _ , (Bji Associated Press) London, Feb. C—"Reckoning deaths, I'm it is more dangerous in Great Britain to be a baby at home than it is to be I an infantrymen serving a year in I France," according to a report on vi- ' ta! statistics. And this is how he nn proves it: "Of 100 possible births you ten are lost in advance. Of the re mammg . 0, each of which fills a era die, fifteen are dead by the end of the first year. In other words out of 100 ! children who ought to be celebrating 1 their first birthday at this present ' date, 25 have left us prematurely or in earliest infancy." MORE DANGEROUS TO BE A BABY THAN A SOLDIER. DEMORALIZING PICTURE FILMS. (By Associated Press) Paris, Feb. 6 —One by one French towns are taking measures against demoralizing moving picture films. I The municipal council of the town of Beaune, the rich region of Burgundy 1 wines, has decided to prohibit the ex- j position of police films. Auxerre is about to follow its example since a papa, Grace (By Associated Press) I London, Fob. 6-Following the pre- nlght? cedent set by the Asquith govern-' ment, the ministers in ffie Lloyd- When George government are pooling their salaries. The salary of the Prime H ï Minister is not affected by the " j rangement. Ministers will draw from the "pool" about 3,000 ppunds each ' 'year, as compared with over 4,000 pounds as the individual share of Cab inet Ministers under Asquith. The ».the smaller amount is due to the increae number of Ministers owing to the .( »nf» pL ™ ™" a B .®!7„ 0 | " band of young marauders of 14 to , i 16 years old drew inspiration from a ! detective film to rob several merch- J ; ants of the town. FOOLING THEIR SALARIES. \ / M USUALLY HAPPENS ASOUT THIS TIME OF YEAR 1 ÜÜIIII ! 1 ifw .IIM oh, om, Ht M&TA KtC£I VCOTHt pfll fORfAXtf ■>£••#-<01/ ;l g er off Ü I h il A &I r fw &Î yp. ili Ml I 1 ml /T, IM IAI ?■?> m |i| I ■ J/M " m j m 1 A ! m 1 o o ! j 01 W IBI -■ef \ r\ % / » it ///, % II 0*7 lluw ngtru lluw ngtru : Expensive. Great Surgeon—The operation will cost you $500, sir. be , Old Skinner—But do you think it ll absolutely necessary? Great Surgeon—It depends upon the You can't live way you look nt It. without It. n ,, c ,. _ _ cos t of Uving^is swnétWng fierce, IsnT it? . ' of I • of USE OF CLOTHES. I ! ! i ; 7y /.s: K, -/Cj' - ' ÄA - I I 1 £ b iiH / K | | l I / -CL...,— ________ Mr. Hickson —It's getting very chll ly. Why don't you put on your coatî my new hand-embroidered waist, i ! Mrs. Hickson—Then none would sea A Philanthropist. A certain type of citizen Deserves the highest praise; He'll often lend you "five" or "ton" Atid no objections raise. j i | Seeing Double. "My dear," remarked the jovial Jaggs the other evening, "you are get ! *-ing better looking as you grow older ! Your beauf y appears to have dou bled." j "That will do, Mr. Jnggs," rejoined his better two-thirds, drinking again." to day, "You've bees Not Qualified. "I—aw—have a deslah to—nw gc on the stage, doncher know," said the "Cawn't you—aw— i a " I >s , Sorry 1 can,t oblige you, old chap," | replied the theatrical manacer "hut • I'm afraid most of our scenery Is too 6S heavy for you to handle." tT --f Unde'. Advice. Hls Nlece — Uncle, weoire getting up nn amateur theatrical society. Can't, T 'ic you su «S aat an appropriate name for, of Her Uncle-Sure thing. What's the ' matter with "Think twice before you able act?" . able -- ■ New «18 CHANCE. ? ent ~ b f Ury ' Hi M V| Ea <XS4fo E ^ 81de callow youth, make a place foh me? NOT tn> ! turn are and tled pass I revenue portance Ethel-Torn won a hat betting with 1 papa, and pnpa told him he could hove ,i„t Grace If he'd cnll It square. j debate E^ard-Is-Is your father home to- ! nlght? \* .... - I the When the audience baited'the speaker I nulte patriotic grew, H ï *°. t red x. and then * urMa »Mts Ü mo . ' . phef * w> * blU * ' Paw Always Knows, Little Lemuel-Say, paw, what U pAfl otmUMoM |wa„ /^-According to your mother, son, ».the w ay the neighbors sh ow off. I g W ' tb Confidential & lion He-Are your affection« really and they «go _ ^ " --- f" t i ! ; st I vv 4 m m m x §§8 j* b*5 VÖ» a m I H if: n «'■ i , • Mb m m \V W : U y £8 « iÆ -, Hi mm m m a m s -'■SA THE PRINCE OF PILSEN. Music lovers will be delighted to welcome the popular musical comedy, "The Prince of Pilsen," when it comes to the Greenwood Theatre, Wednes day, Feb'y 14 th. gc " Tbe Prince of Pilsen" is »always i a favorite. The fame of its melodies I >s now world wide. The music pub | fishers report that over a million con • i i n ^ 6S , IIIU , f" îf. ^ avor ' t;e tT nTTri T ^ 6 Bea t .. /. ' TT , Smoke, 'keep It Dark," "The Song tbc Cities," and "The Message of T 'ic Violet." After the first two of uninterrupted success in this coun ' SVith"'^ remarkable înd^ ^ able run it th n q mu * able ran at th eBroadway Theatre, ■ New York the musical comedy ? ent ta London to ru!1 at the Shaftes b f Ury S.nce then it has ' ,nue . fl , to ba a preat favorlte with the Ea e i!sh P''^ bb c aa it has been on this 81de of the ocean. It has had two Pictures in years memor was con NOT MUCH EXPECTED OF CON GRESS. Washington, Feb. 6—(By Union As sociated Press)— President Wilson is reported as rather annoyed by the turn of events in Congress. There are now twenty-one working days left and the national legislature has set tled down, from all appearances, to pass the appropriation bills and a I revenue bill, with nothing else of im portance except, perhaps,/he private 1 1 'S" ,i„t t , k rou ^ b wlth Bttle j debate whenever the calendar is call ! L*? st ?. ***. 'egislative pro \* ' " ear ' y ?" that Ire8,den t Wil I the "dTcarT" t ' haS , be8n t hr u ° wn to I Congress «raid nit gÏdoÎn et " own to dl8 ' " of the mcrita of the bills. Brp3!dent Wilson started in to 7, ire f and J n »haping the pAfl ' eg,slat,on j tha " a «Y other |wa„ "1 t T d ° ne befoM ' and to tke ca P ito1 to confer g W ' tb 8 , an8t ° r r * an f d r 0P™entative., he & lion , Both Republicans they conceive "to bMh« 0 What th. . llh f" "That l! ^thS'ZZ*. na or no to | seasons in South Africa, and was »1» produced Successfully in Germiny, France ahd Australia. The members of the present organ- | ization have been chosen with the lin- 1 gle idea of providing the best pen | formance possible. Charles Horne,* i comedian of distinctly individual 1 methods .will be seen as Hans Wif | ner, the German brewer, and it is the j concensus of critical opinion that hie j impersonation is a masterpiece of j comic characterization. 7stelle Bin j ney is the wily and roguish widow to j whom the jolly brewer finally capi- j tulates. Others who will .be seen in I roles of prominence are Edward I. | Mora, Irene Duke, Dorothy Delmore, | George Myers and Frank MacEwaii.,1 The City Girls, Sea Shell Girls, Bath- j ing Girls, and Golf Girls, together 1 with the Heidelberg students are «R 1 to make one of the handsomest and j best singing choruses on the Aaeri- 1 can stage. J t;e of in Lunch At The! 5J* 5? ioftltowAinMlMU«ty])i< « ALICE CAFE * I i 1 1 Spanish Mackerel • • Speckled Trout Fresh Oysters Kansas City Meat ,4 Sr You'll Enjoy The Well Prepared Food And Prompt Service. v m v-m Greenw® 0 ^ »