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Phones 748 or 38.
Phones 748 or 38.
A beautiful romance of several
months was terminated yesterday aft
emoon at one o'clock when Justice A. 1
W. Evans sr.oke the words that made j
Mis. Rubv May Sumrall, of this city,
the bride of Mr. J. Clement Willis, of
Memphis. The happy young couple j
left on the afternoon tram for Mem
phis where they will make their home. :
Miss Sumrail is a charming voun'r >
lady who recently moved to this city
with her mother They made their
home on Main street. The bride has j
made many friends since coming to j
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Greenwood all of whom wish the |
C ™ le eVe % J °. y n n i Mr F !
Mr. W illis is the son of nr ^ ,
Will.», a prominent real estate dealer ,
in Memphis, formerly from the north-,
part of this state, where he is
well and favorably known.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Bradley, of Bay
City, Mich, are the guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Nathan Bradley at their Con
gress Heights Boulevard home for a
few weeks. They are the parents of
Mr. Nathan Bradley, and are among
the wealthiest and most prominent
citizens of the State of Michigan.
The Daily Commonwealth wishes for
Mr. and Mrs. Bradley a most delight
ful visit to Greenwood and the Sunny
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Mrs. Leslie Crippen, of Ruleville, is
is the guest of Mr. and Mrs .E. H.
Crippen of this city. She will spend
the week. Her husband accompanied
her to Greenwood on Sunday return
ing to Ruleville Monday.
Mrs. W. R. Chandler has returned
from Greenville, where she has been
at the bedisde of her mother who has
been quite ill, but is now convale
Mrs. Sumter Gillespie is spending
a few days at Rising Sun during the
illness of her mother, Mrs. J. S. Kent
who has pneumonia.
Mrs. Joseph Rennie is spending the j
week at the hospitable home of Mr. ;
and Mrs. R. H. Barrett near Schlater. '
Mrs. Jim Pleasants motored in from
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îfinter City this morning and was one
of Greenwood shoppers.
Sirs. T. H. Billingsley and Mrs. Guy
Hester, of Winona, were in the city
R ' !? -^ cLean ' Rulev ! l,e '
was in the city shopping this morning.
Hon. M. S. Wilson, the capable
member of the Board of Supervisors
his plantat, on hon*on Quiver River.
Il i r Pi I
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City, was a p e sa c ....
Daily Commonwealth office while here
yesterday »«ending to his duties as
a member of the Board of Supervis
on from the first district.
Hon. J ,W. George, of Jackson, Un
ited States District Attorney for the
Southern District of Mississippi, was
in the city yesterday on business and
visiting relatives and friends.
Recleaned, even weight whippoor
wills and clay peas, ear lots and less,
-write Neely Bros., Natchez, Miss.
of wearing apparel for women
and children is being dis
tributed—free for the asking.
Presenting fashions worn
In New York at the time the
'catalog is issued, many
people find that it offers
merchandise and a service not
always to be had in their home
If tiis be true in your
case, the reader of this, we
shall be glad to send you a
oopy. But we always advise
looking and buying at home
Moat things in the cata
log are delivered free in
the United States.
Write name and address
plainly and simply says "Send
Catalog No. 42. " A postal
will do. Address I
JOHN WANAMAKER, New York
Mk I* M* 84—4 am*«** to Foartk Mw
The public is invited to attend the
meeting of the Philamathic Literary!
A. 1 Society tonight at eight o'clock in the
j club room at the Confederate Memor-1
ial Building. Mr. John Dulaney is on
of the program for the evening and will
j deliver a paper on "Character Phs
: Something good is anticipated from
> Mr. Dulaney's discussion and it is
hopes a good crowd will be present
to take advantage of this program
j which will be interesting as well as
to j educative in its character.
! Mr ' W - H GiMon wa8 " the , c,ty !
^ , on busine9s today from Grandview ,
, planta tion and made The Daily Com
monwea lth a pleasant call.
j Mr. J. T. Kerr was in the city yes
; terday from Race Track plantation
on business, and made us a pleasant
call while here.
Dr. Jos. Rennie went to Jackson
yesterday afternoon to attend a meet
ing of the Mission Board of the Pres
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Hon. H. L. Walton was in the city
on business today from his plantation .
home near Minter City. |
Perhaps you can't visit your dear
friend at Easter. Just send a dainty
photograph instead. The compliment
will be appreciated. Send your kodak
work to and buy your films from The
Spurrier Studio, Greenwood, Miss.
Mr. W. C. Castleberry, a prominent
business man of Durant, was in the
city today and made The Daily Com
monwealth an appreciated call.
Recleaned, ever weight whippoor
wills and clay peas, car lots and less,
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much publicity throughout the coun
a new dress has been given the
Foregt jn which g beautifu , water and
mountain scene predominates. The
light effsct ig dutiful, being so ar-,
ranged as t 0 abow the rising sun on
the waters and the mountain tops.
The trees in the foreground are beau
' tiful in the white light of the moon
j us t be f 0 re the break of day.
, ectjon and severa , canaries . The lat .
ter n T d 80ng * terS W ! Il be 0Ut 0f
: h t a . r8Cten f. t,C . 0f th . ese
r e r 8 /r g TT'**»
th hear music and the tones of th
I m n rjm !u dl9P . a l ed l n : i he F
! W ' C8Uae hem bU ,n 0 *° ng '
G . M. Tupper, Photographer, on
Johnaon st., makes a specialty of
Kodak Finishing, outside and interior
viewg Special paing ig teken with all
kodak work. Give him your next
films. All telephone orders given
All kodak work finished the same
day received—Telephone 843.
write Neely Bros., Natchez, Miss.
IMPROVING MUSICAL FOREST.
Mr. A. Weiler, head of the jewelry
firm bearing his name, is daily adding
new attractions to his wonderful Mu
sical Forest, which already far sur
passes anything of like nature in ths
South and has won for Mr. Weiler
Up-to-date line on that new spring
Suit—Call 643. Mrs. Nettie Ingram,
Carrollton Ave., over Wiggins drug
Suffrage News and Notes
Edited By MRS. MONROE McCLURG
"My gleaning brings me sheaves from many a field,
Wh-re stronger hands have wrought."
"We believe in the principle of
woman snffrage, first of all, because
we believe its exercise will improve
home life and make better homes.
We have but to look around us to see
that the wife and mother is the cen
tral figure of the home. Upon her
falls the greatest responsibility for
the rearing and education of the chil
. ren 0 n ® * > '" e8y " ' w 0 a ev ( yaal ''
* ence are to he the founders of other
on ; homes and citizens of the Republic,
! Wa Ibelieve that m the home every
■ c h lld «hould be taught to appreciate
| * he P™ 1 «?" and holdsa "* d thedu ;
1 '' es of citizenship We believe that
is the mother, the child s teacher first,
>t »nd all the time should be thor
oughly acquainted with the privileges
•«» duties of citizenship. We do not
^ l'eve »hat she can be so acquainted
unless she enjoys the privileges and 1
he i p9 tQ beflr the burdeng th>t th
! existence of democratic government
, jm he m f d j
en £ |
With only six dissenting votes, the |
genera ] con f eren ce of the Methodist
£pj scopa ] church adopted a résolu
tion> on motion 0 f Federal Judge Hen
j ry W. Rogers of New Haven, Conn.,
' indorsing woman suffrage. Great en- ,
thusiasm marked the progress of the
The resolution follows:
"Whereas, In the history of the I
! Methodist Episcopal Church women
have alwayg been , , and faithfu ,
. workerg . an( j
| ,< whel ! eaSi We rec ognize that Chris
tian wives and mothers should be giv
en an opportunity to assist in the
£]. ea t work of introducing into politics
more 0 f the true spirit of practical
share in making the laws that regu
late their lives."
Perhaps the spirit of Susanna Wes- j
ley rejoiced at this action of the
Methodist General Conference. The
"Whereas, The Methodist Episcopal
Church has always stood for justice
and righteousness in social and politi
cal life; *
| "Resolved, therefore, That we, the
| delegates to the General Conoference
of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
assert our belief in the justice and
1 righteousness of granting to women
the political franchise."
"The act proposed in this resolu
tion is an act of justice," Judge Rog
ers told the delegates. "In my opin
ion, women need the ballot for the
same reason as men. Women should
ar-, Ustically exercised.
PURIM WILL BEGIN TOMORROW
! Pu-, which this year wi.l be ce, e
. brated Thursday, March 8th, begm
0f the 8 7th!Ts V o e n è°of the minor holidays
of the Jewish calendar. It commemo
TT'**» the Jews of
persia frQm the pQWer of Haman> the
| Vizier of King Ahasuerus. Haman
I had cast lots (hence the name 'Purim'
I which means "lots") to determine
whjch month was to be set for the
maggacre of all the Jews of Persia,
Mordecai and his niece Esther becom
ing aware of the plot succeeded in
dep0iing Haman and in obtaining
roya i permission for the Jews to at
| tack and master their enemies o%the
13th and 14th of Adar . The deliver
ance of the Jewg from the threat of
annihilation and their victory over
their enemies have ever after been
reasons for the endorsement are in- |
teresting. Everything in denomina- 1
tional history has shown the equal ;
loyalty of women and men as eccles
We are all familiar with parson
celebrated as the Feast of Purim.
Th Feast of Purim never attained
as high a degree of spiritual influence
as did some of the other festivals. The
usual Psalms of praise read on other
holidays are omitted on Purim. The j
one chacteristic of the Purim ritual (
is the reading of the Book of Esther |
on the evening of the thirteenth day
As a folk celebration, Purim made
up for whatever influence it may have
lacked at a religious festival. It was
celebrated as a carnival; masks were
merry celebration of Purim there
arose the custom of giving gifts to
the poor. Every Jew, no matter how
poor, would give something to some
j n,_ »„j
one more needy than himself. And so
the day of popular rejoicing was
touched with the elevating spirit of
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by the Jewish people throughout the
worn by old and young; Purim plays
were given re-enacting the drama of
Esther and Haman. In addition to this
Purim will be universally observed
LEFLORE GROCER GO.
of ages for preachers, but teacherages
are new institutions.
Kansas mothers arc voters. There
f or teachers
fore, they can properly care for their
children outside the homes as well as
inside. In rural districts the teach
er3 of chi]dren is a n important and
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v;tal part of child life, rully as in
fluential as the preacher and often
harder worked. Therefore Kansa
parents have conceived the idea of
building homes for teachers as ad
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comfortable, and are surr ° undad
uve acres of land upon which the
teacher can grow vegetables and other
necessary crops. These teacherages
1 will no doubt attract the finest and
best of instructors and Kansas will
have the cream of the teaching force
j from which to select tho se who are to
| educate her citizens,
j'uncts of public school buildings.
The.ie dwellings are small but very
| Not red women alone, but white
women in Oklahoma are subject to
the vote of Indians. The Osage tribe
of Indians to the number of two thou
sand men have recently been made
, full fledged citizens, and their votes
will help to determine the government
of Oklahoma, while women of college
education, women whose industry has
I assisted to develop the State, are de
barred from having any part in the
administration of affairs. What pe
culiar line of reasoning can explain
this discrimination against woman
In their inaugural addresses two
Governors made the same request for
the women of their respective States.
Pennsylvania's Governor said:
"Woman suffrage should not be a
political issue. Two years ago I ask
ed you to submit the question of an
amendment to the Constitution per
mitting women to vote. You did so.
The amendment was defeated. Since
then a great national election has
' been held and women have more
largely than ever exercised the fran
chise. They should be allowed an
other opportunity to lay their claims
freely and fully before the people, and
I request that your action be favor
able in this matter." Governor Mil
liken of Maine said that "the submis
sion of a constitutional amendment
j for equal suffrage should no longer
following are the attributes of said
girl agreed upon after much discus-,
Sion and consideration: She i^attrac
tive, graceful and healthy, but not
tastefully and entertain anyone and
make him feel at ease. She can make
bread as well as fudge, and cake as
w ell as rarebit. Her dancing is
not necessarily latest, her tennis is
not necessarily up to the standard,
but she is appreciative of the dance
and of the sports. She is broadmind
e< L sympathetic, tactful, optimitic,
thirty,, of good disposition and mod
era te in all things. She can stand
reverses without worry. She is gen
f' e « children and kind to older peo
P' e ' especially her parents. She has a
broad education but not necessarily
a college one. She is modest and true
and home-loving. She has good so
cial standing, is of religious nature
and is not "too proud to pray."
| The new Governor of Delaware, in
1 outlining his legislative program, in
; corporated woman suffrage. "Worn
an suffrage is a matter of mere jus
tice and the argument of inexpedien
cy no longer holds," is the statement
of the Governor.
HERE'S A PIPPIN.
Cambridge, Mass., March 6—(By
Union Associated Press)—The perfect
girl seen through the eyes of 50 bach
elors, is some girl, all will admit. The
Neil O'Brien's Minstrels....March 8th
I Flora Bella ^(Musical Comedy)
Robert Edeson in
Birth of a Nation....May 2nd and 3rd
M AVD'Ç wonderfulDFMF n%/
. LM. ru.-.vZ Y
for bTOlYIACH troub,e
ONE DOSE WILL CONVINCE
Gall Stones, Cancer and Ulcers of the
Stomach and Intestines, Auto-Intoxi
cation, Yellow Jaundice, Appendicitis
and o ' her fata] ajlmcntg result from
Stomach Sufferers owe their com
plete recovery to Mayr's Wonderful
Remedy. Unlike any other for Stom
ach Ailments. For Bale by I. T. Mc
j ntyre Drug Co., and drugists every
. 1 .
BE CAREFUL, Y0UN6 MAN)
< 0 ?
NEW SPRING SILKS
Such a Showing
'Paisley Designs" in fine Silks
also in "Stco Silks"
New ''Yo San" Silks,Nobby
Stripes, yard . . . 3.00
Chiffon Taffeta, 36 Inches
wide,all shades .. Yard 1.50
Printed Pongee, Large Spot
Designs...Yard 1.50 to 3.00
Jersey Silk,Plain and Sport Stripes
to match .... 2.65 and 2.25 Yard.
Tub Silks .(shirtings)
1.00 1.15 1.50 2.00 yd
36 in. New Fancy Stripe
Taffetas .... Yard 2.00
Crepe De Chine, All
Colors . 1.50 Yd,
Now is the Time
to Buy Silks at
1 FOR SALE—One 3-year-old mule,
j Apply Daily Commonwealth office for
p 0 R RENT-The storehouse, 206
Howard gtre nQW ied b Bern .
gtei „ Co ._ pos ; ession giy P en May lft;
the storehouge( 204 Howard street _
; possession given at once; als0 one
6-room residence on College street—
poggesg j on given at once. Apply to
B Dantone .
P0R R ENT-60-acre farm, 3 miles
; south . eagt of Greenwood,, on Humph
reyg Highway; all in cultivation; 2
bouaeg and artesian well. Apply to
j po R R ENT—5-room cottage, 702
Main street; $21.00 a month, with
water furnig h e d. Apply to Dr. C. N.
FOR SALE—570 acre Hill farm, 5
miles fçom Tchula, 4 mules, 4 cows,
| Price $5000.00, $1000.00 cash, balance
easy terms. Gardner, McBee &
FOR SALE—A very pretty bunga
low with modern conveniences, on the
Boulevard in Congress Heights. Part
Cash, balance easy terms. Apply to
J. L. Gillespie, this office,
j FOR RENT—6-room cottage, corn
er Johnson and Henderson streets,
modern plumbing and electric lights.
Apply to J. D. Lanham.
D .Campbell, city.
FOR RENT—Warehouse 60x100
feet on Southern Railroad. Apply to
Kimbrough Auto Co.
FOR RENT—5-room cottage on
Williamson street. Apply Kimbrough
I Auto Co.
! STOLEN—One Iron Gray Mare
Mule, 9 years old, weight from 860 to
900 pounds. Mule was taken away
from one of our negro men returning
* rom «« ® ena by two other negro
men hat Saturday evening. A rea
sonable reward will be paid for in
formation leading to the recovery of
the mule. Address Wier & Gillon,
Grandview plantation, Itta Bena,
At our plantation, near Philipp,
Miss., one DARK BAY HORSE, about
12 or 14 years old, 16 hands high, and
is a little lame in one shoulder. V
Owner can secure same by proving
property and paying all charges on
If not claimed within the time pre
scribed by law, said horse will be dis
posed of as directed by the statutes.
Lone Star Planting Co.,
March 1, 1917.
Farming Land for Rent
250 acres of new land for rent;
three miles east of Greenwood; ten
ant houaes and artesian well; amall
or large tracta to suit tenants. In
iquité of A. W. Rost or Tel. No. 165.
Take The Dally Commonwealth,
•SHOWERS FOR THE
That's not a weather predic
I1-. tion, but a general order tbM
has been sent to the plumber*
from people who heretofore
have missed the pleasure and
convenience, to say nothing of
the cleanliness of an up-to
ïÿ* date shower bath. Most mod
V) ern homes, no matter how
-, humble, are having themin
.èvSfN'j. % stalled. Why not you?
J. D. LANHAM
Plumbing, Heating and Electrical Work
^It is tbe storm that proves (he ship,
Il Tbe rain that proves tbe roof/4
Reynolds Anhalt Shingles
Are economical to buy, economical to lay, will not ignite under
ordinary fire hazzards such as flying brands and sparks, and arc
durable—they last for years, and years, and years. Protect your
self from substitutes by buying tie o^nal^dEf Asphalt
hingle. Every package labeled—never sold in plain packages.
F0K SALE BY
Greenwood Lumber Co.
OPENS DECEMBER 10th, 1917, CLOSES JUNE 10th, 1918.
MISSISSIPPI will have been a sovereign state of the Union just
one hundred years on the date of opening of the Exposition. It
has been a glorious century of progress for our state. The event will be
celebrated by a great exposition. 146 acres of beautiful ground, front
ing on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, has been selected for the site.
It will be landscaped and beautified until it is equal to the best parks
of the country. Many of the buildings will be permanent and contain
permanent exhibits for not only the Exposition, but the many expo
sitions and events that will be staged later. It is the opportunity of
a century for calling the attention of the world our splendid resour
ces and the excellent products of our farms. Every county, munici
pality, firm and individual in the state are invited to participate. The
, k*» 1 ® is 8et and an invitation is extended to all to partake of the
benefits that are certain to come. Economical and comprehensive
plans for this participation have been worked out. Competent men
will be glad to visit the various lbcalities. and explain them. Write
todey for literature and suggestions for this participation.
H. E. BLAKESLEE, Director GenenL
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