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J. L. (HLLE8PIE, Editer «ad Pnbltaker. AFTERNOON ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE. UNION ASSOCIATED PRESS SERVICE TELEPHONE NO. 33. :: Commonwealth Building, I Office 207 Market Street SUBSCRIPTION BATES (By Mail or Carrier) Me Costa a Mouth. $6.00 a Year. Slagle Copy » Conte. __ ADVERTISING R ATE8 ON REQUEST. Entered at Greenwood pootofflee as »eeond-claaa matter. U Cm to ft Week. GREENWOOD, MISS., MAY 14, 1917. living at home One phrase of the food question that will have ' a big influence is that of transportation. We are already experiencing a serious car shortage, and in case a large army is mobilized this summer con dirions have a small chance for improvement. Now the people themselves can in a large measure remedy this matter. This can be done [ by a substantial effort all over the country to feed j all of the people from their own soil and produce a surplus besides. This surplus would be used by the army or shipped to our allies abroad. Ever>' state, every county, even every neigh borhood should organize its forces so that as near ly as possible ALL FOOD consumed in any section shall be produced IN that section. For instance : A certain section of country has heretofore raised sufficient potatoes for never home consumption. It should be the aim of that section to raise every bushel needed for home con sumption, and if possible some to spare. The same might be said of small fruits, gar den produce, even corn itself. The great consider ation is to have the stuff itself on the ground where it is needed for consumption. If there were any means of accurately deter mining the number of cars annually needed to foodstuffs from one locality where they are produced in abundance to others where they are not produced, we would doubt be astonished at the number required. But by the plan sugested the matter of distribution would be a small item. You can not show your loyalty in any better way than by straining every nerve to make your self independent of any man in the matter of food. About the greatest commendation that can be given any map this year will be the familiar old phrase, "he lives at home." to IM I« to to IM to About the only danger that could threaten the of our army in the war upon which this move UP TO US TO WIN success country is launched would be a minimizing of the importance of the work before us. After almost three years of war, after pouring out blood and treasure until nearly bankrupt in both, the allied nations yet seem almost as far from victory as at the beginning. Their leaders admit the terrible destruction wrought by the U-boats, and frankly rejoice that this country has elected to cast its lot with them, practically ad mitting that without our aid victory would still be far in the future. Now that we are committed to the fray it should be our single aim to carry it to a success ful issue. This will never be done by half heart ed measures. What the allies need is MATERIAL assistance—money, food and men. These we must furnish to the limit of our resources. into their coffers; we must dispatch We must pour money to their shores every pound of food not abàolutely needed to sustain life here ; we must send to France a tremendous army that, added to those of the allies, will by its sheer weight of numbers crush out opposition. Let our part in the war be short, sharp and decisive. We must prove ourselves AMERICANS, and not slackers. RRRRRRR GROVELING AT THE FEET OF WEALTH MRRR . It never fails. This country simply can not face a national crisis without some Metropolitan newspaper slobbering all over itself in its blatant worship of wealth. A few weeks ago young Marshall Field—very rich and decent fellow—quietly enlisted as a pri vate in a Chicago regiment, just as a thousand other youung men have done before him. His act smeared all over the Chicago papers, photo yraa and all. Theodore Roosevelt's young son answered the call of his country and the fact was immediately flashed by telegraph all over the land. Bill Jones, poor and hard working, hitched his old mare in the barn and streaked it for the near est recruiting office—and not a d—d word was said about It. Ain't it hell? a la a la r n h BUILDING MATERIAL The cost of building material is higher than ev«r in the history of the country. It has been ao very high, in fact, that there is less building in the country tlhu» fbr some yesrt past. The government loans do not help the building situation, from the building material manufactur er's st and point. Money that is going into the billion dollar loans won't go into building—not a cent of it It won't go into a great many other ■ffciwy a , either; though it is doubtful if many per sons have given this phrase of government loans a th n i n¥ Tlf let-up in operations has been so nflufftü, it nates, .that the market for material is in danger of bttatf overstocked; which would ba do calamity for the ultimate fconsumtr. , , toteteteteteteten « àtttainÉMiU MMM» dods'tl tr; PICKING THE SOLDIERS Some of our citizens have been inquiring to know why the government requirements as to the physical fitness of soldiers is so stringent that most young men cannot pass the medical examination. A talk with any military man will make this perfectly clear. To be an efficient soldier requires tremendous stamina; and no person not physically sound in every particular can stand the strain without breaking down. Soldiers often are forced to go without sleep for from 48 to 72 hours—many the army man who has gone without sound sleep for three days and three nights. 8S little as four to six hours sleep. A hitch in communications frequently brings a day or two without food. The strain of men is terrific— ever found in civil employ Sometimes they go for weeks with ' nothing like this is ments. When it is realized that the average army mule or the horse used in active service in Europe to- j day stands the strain for only a month or so before "caving in" and being useless for futher service, [ the strain on the men can well be imagined, j It is for this reason that the men going to the front must be fit for the job. It does the govern ment no good to accept men and find them laid up in hospitals at the first brush, loo much of this has been going on in England already,and not from any front has there been a hint of lowering the physical standard. If a nation has no more physically fit men it must quit fighting—that is all there is about that. The physically unfit, however, can do as much for their country as those at the front ;at least, They can fit themselves in to the I in a sense. economic, industrial and financial warfare, and in this way "do their bit" with satisfaction to their country. It is a pity that the war demands the best and most perfect in manhood ; but so it has ever been n h Mum id sa STIMULATION OF PRODUCTION Nothing stimulates production like high prices. If a farmer, a planter, a manufacturer, a mine owner, or what not, sees high prices ahead, he will extend himself to the limit to cash in on them. High prices for copper, for instance, has prac tically doubled copper production; the same is true of other metals. The high prices for farm stuffs this year will stimulate planting wonder fully. With favorable weather we ought to be able to meet the food issue. * Farmers who are receiving the high prices of the present year for their products can afford to pay higher wages to their help. This seems the only possible way to induce more men to gfi in the harvest fields of their own free will, farm critics say. The idea seems logical. With the mills and factories working at full blast, with the army taking hundreds of thousands of men away from civil employments, the only thing to do is for the country folks to compete with the cities in money. They have never been able to do this, but can do it this year and if ever. j New York society women are also going in for and thrift. A society note states that with or accentuate the shade of the gown. The price is a mere trifle—from $20 -to $300. Every well-dressed woman with an eye for economy to an a* » to n » economy they will all carry swagger sticks this summer. These sticks come in all shades and harmonize should have one. No war story will ever equal the peace story The people of the world are most assuredly tired of the slaughter, and a peaceful settlement that is just and fair to civilization, humanity and bel .... , - ligerents will be acclaimed with tremendous popu- j lar approval. . _ . wj , . . , j It 8 catching. Italy has appointed a commis sion to America, and now we hear that Japan „rt't. trot^und under the fold. „1 O. St» I R R Ik K m « R If this talk of economy iis kept up it won't be ' I i long before a fat man is looked on with suspicion. Amidst the press of more exciting matters, "don't lose sight of the fly and the tramp. Swat him and kick him. RRRRRfeh With 8 few exceptions, this war will be fought by poor men, Therefore, with limited exceptions, its cost should be paid by the rich men. Fight or pay, should be the rule—but not both. MRIRRIRIRRi Spangled Banner. HRRlIRIRMIR A United States senator advocates hanging the food speculators. Bully ! But don't waste a per fectly good piece of rope—any old dirty thing is good enough for him. | anaaiRRiRi Though this government has spent millions to educate and train military experts, laymen in Con gress think they know more about war. j *taR.R«*R.Hi I It is reported that there is a 100 per cent rise in cost of skeletons—which ought to be good news to those having samples in their closets. mostly feminine. tatetetete tete | George Washington was also a great believer | in thrift. He never wasted a minute on the fire-, At least we are promised a reduction in the [ cost of foodstuffs. But it's a jump between a promise and an empty stomach. j tehntetetetete Mr- Bryan was a prophet. A million men did spring to arms over night—but the arms were The radical kaiser boosters in this country are beginning to disappear—some to Mexico, others to Jail. ing line. to te te te n n to & HUDSON Super-Six Newest f ai ■ u ;.l :■! a ■■ m & y: ""■f M / %}, f" it v 11 mm' ■ îiMf : V y. M > '■i * ■■ % s ■ vi ,v; m $1 M m am m % m m m i;Vv ; m m w •f t, -*• f. =| rHi m : m V i* StäftS mm mm m t .. mt r' m ijt&j & iâ A,. ., Hi • 4. m * The Speedster Has Just Arrived A Low, Smart Car—the Fastest ofjthe Hudsons. Be Sure to See and Ride in it promptly. The limited number Will make those that are out all the more distinctive. If you joy in the s^ort cf motorins the Super-Six Speedster • will just suit you. And if there i3 any probability of your getting a smart car this year you should corne see this one now. Remember that a stod; Caper-Six chassis holds the record for the fastest mile—rate lui '4 miles an hour. It also is champion endurance car, a stock chassis having made 1819 miles in 24 hours, officially excelling all other records by 52%. Such a record has the stock Hudson Super-Six chassis. And such a chassis is in the Super Six Speedster. Could any other Speedster be as desirable? Price $1750 at Detroit. The Super-Six makes an ideal Speedster. It has demonstrated in many tests that it has just the power, the speed and endurance required of a car of its type. All who love the sport of motoring will covet this Hudson Super-Six Speedster. For it is smart—comfortable and lively. No distance, no road any other car will travel—no hill will be a barrier to your desire with this Speedster. It has all the speed you can possibly want. It is so smart that its distinction and good taste are command ing. * The demand for the more conventional models of Hudsons limits the number of care that can be built. So the Hudson Super-Six Speedster will be available only to those who decide Town Car LoixUulet Limoudno # • • Limousine Landaulat Sp6«dit«r, 4>paiMnf«r , $1750 Town Car . . . , (Prices f. o. ft. Detroit) $3028 ftlftSO Phaeton, 7-passenger , 2925 2925 Cabriolât, 3-pasaangsr Touring Sadan . 1950 HUDSON l SUPER J 3028 2175 SIX VALLEY MOTOR CAR COMPANY. PHONE 618. GREENWOOD, MISS. « CHANCERY COURT SUMMONS. State of Mississippi. To Alex Feldman, alias Zelig Feld man, of Minsk, Russia; Joseph Feldman of New York City, N. Y.; Harry Feldman of Baltimore, Maryland; Abraham Feldman, of' Minsk, Russia; Sarah Dvorkin of Minsk, Russia; Bessie Feldman, alias Dvera Feldman, of Minsk, Russia; Rosa Henkin, alias Chaie Henkin, of Minsk, Russia; and Bertha Feldman, alias Baile Feld man, of New York City, N. Y. You are commanded tq appear be fore the Chancery Court of the County of Leflore, in said State, on the second Monday of July, A. D. 1917, in vaca tion, before Hon Joe May, Chancellor, at his offlee in Sumner, Mississippi, and show cause, if any you can, why the final account of Robert Herman, ' Administrator of the estate of Dave I Feldman, deceased, this day filed with the Clerk of said Court, shall not be allowed and approved. This 30th day of April, 1917 A. R. BEW, Clerk. (Seal) WALTER D. FOX, O. D. A. Weiler à Co. wish to announce to their friends and patrons, that they have secured the services of Walter E Fox> 0 D > lately of ic, nM « Cityi 40 324 314 42 332 Remarkabl. Balanced Reek. , In Acushnet. Me., are two rocka p» culUrly situated on a ledge and ap- 828 pareatly Placed there by glacial $e 018 tion. Tb« larger rock weighs pioha pushing against It. There are ovP jjj dences that at some time smaller 618 Mo. Dr. Fox has had years of exper ience in the testing eyes, and is fully capable of handling any case, where glasses are needed to give relief to your eye trouble. If your eyes pain or the lids bum, your head aches, or your vision is poor, you can get prompt relief at a reasonable expense. Satisfaction Guaranteed. No. A. WEILER 4 CO. Jewelers and Optometrist [2e k pwt ^9 ro P ck C motVoIUMa* , * *** AUTOMOBILE REPAIR WORK 314 882 3 . Will be . given prompt and careful attention, and all orders appreciated, No. 0 11 71 12 20 4 /0 JAMES SHARP 205 River Front Near Yazoo Btfdge Greenwood, Miss. B. M. JACKSON Greenwood, Misa. INTERIOR DECORATING Painting ft Paper Canvas Decoration a Specialty Estimates Furnished Free ' I QUALITY HIST Try us and be CONVINCED The best of everything to EAT QUICK SERVICE At The AUGE CAFE » siasaaeeaaaaass RAILWAY SCHEDULES. Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railway. (Northern Division.) Destination 40 Tutwiler, C'dale, Mom phis, lva_ 324 Grenada and I. C n lva. 8:22 a. m. 314 Tutwiler, C'dale, Vburg, G'ville, Helena * Mem phis, lva._10:55a. m. 42 Traveler* Spec., Mem., Tutwilerand pointe S. C'dale, lva._2:60 p. m. 332 Grenada 4 1. C., lva. 8:08 p. m. 41 Trav. Spec., Mem., Vitim T'wiler., Chastn, and (? , dale, arrva. -8:06 Grenada 41. Mm. 8:1 828 Grenada m I. C. arm. 2.40 p. a. 018 Mem. Helena t VTjufg, G* JÏ1® m ' » jjj Tchula, Durant, Yasoo city, Jackson and Now Orléans, lva. . 618 Same __ Time. No. ... 3:40 s. m. a. m. «. m. . 8:22 a. m. 6:00 p. m. For further information aoply to J. W. DONNELL, Tck. Agt Î J f Bë Southern Ry. Co, in Mho. 314 Same train, arrive«....10:85 a. ra. 882 Same train, arrivai.... 8:30 p. m. (Greenwood Station.) WEST BOUND TRAINS. Doatlnatlon. 3 Winona to GroesviUo, see. leaves . — » No. Timo. ...7:35 ai. q. laavaa --12:08 p. m. 0 Columbua to G'viUa, sec. 11 B'hsm t) G'villa, thru. tr. leaves ,- r - I,, 71 G,wood to Wobb, Sunday, laavaa.....2:25 p. m. EAST BOUND TRAINS. 12 G'villo to Blum, thru tr. lauvOO -- . 9:20 a. n 20 G'villo to Columbus, ace. •laavaa - 1:18 p. m. 4 GWl# to Winona, ace. laavaa _ _ 7:08 a. m. /0 Wobb beE, diy. ox. Bus. arrive, .i •.*:06 p. m. •X. for Bolsoni brandi :2t. a. m., also lva. G« 6:05 p. OL, contorting st I 6:48 p. & Sunday aorvlco—Wahb-Balaoni bkk alternats, lvng. Groanwnod 4:46 p. a. C. V GAGE. Tck. 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