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I \ /K -vt ' C *" or .enIunCt ^ V> ■sfc' RESOLUTION. paving k Resolution Declaring the paving, i ne guttering and grading that Carrollton Ave. extended from Fulton Street, and of Street to of Fulton Street from Mar Street to Washington Street, and of Dewey Street from Wash the Southside of Henry tpart tpart ton St. to _ and Henry Street from Dewey „j the west side of South Boule T ànd South Boulevvard from ' Street to Alabama Street, to necessary, declaring the same to , Special Improvement, and adopt and specifications for said et; to a ig plans pecial Improvement. Be it resolved by the Council of the ity of Greenwood: Section 1. That in the judgment of ,e Council of the City of Greenwood, that that part of Car ii necessary llton Avenue exxtended from How i to Fulton Street, and that part of jlton street from Market street to aahington, and that part of Dewey from Washington street to the loath side of Henry street, and that Lrt of Henry street from Dewey Enet to the west side of South Boule Lfljand that part of South Boulevard Lm Henry street to Alabama street E said city of Greenwood ,be graded, knd, curbed and guttered; I Section 2. That said grading, pav Ijng, curbing and guttering is deemed |i special improvement, for the mak ing of which the General Improvement Fond should not be used; Section 3, That said improvement lhall be made in accordance with the plans and specifications now on file in the Office of the Clerk of said city, laid paving to be of asphaltic concrete as therein provided, which said plans I and specifications are hereby adopted j and approved, and shall be considered I ai a part hereof as if the same were copied herein in full, reference thereto i being hereby specially made. Section 4. That said special im- \ provement will be by the Council of t the City of Greenwood ordered to be made, and one third of the cost of said i special improvement shall be paid by, # m © © Printing! m © m © © © © We want your orders for Letter Heads, Note Heads, Bill Heads, Statement Heads, Envelopes, Shipping Tags, Business Cards, Visit ing Cards, Contract Blanks, Legal Blanks, Notes and Gin Receipts, Time Tickets, Circulars, Hand Bills, Sign Cards, Etc. © <g) © © © © © © © © © First Class Workmanship High Class Material © © THE DAILY COMMONWEALTH GHEENWOODi miss. the City of Greenwood, and two thirds la of the cost of same will be required to be paid by the owner, or owners, of the property abutting on said parts of each streets to be specially improv ed; that is to say, the abutting own er, or owners, of said property on one side of said parts of, said streets to be specially improved will be required to pay one-third of the cost of said spec ial improvements, and the abutting owner, or owners, on the other side of said parts of said streets to he specially improved will be required tc one-third of the cost of said spec for Z. will of ses. o pay ial improvement. xe Section 5. That any property own er, or owners, actually residing on oi otherwise actually occupying propert; owned by him, or them, and includei within that part of said streets to b specially improved, may file with th clerk of the Council of said City his, their, protest in writing against said proposed special improvement at time within ten days after the completion of the publication of this resolution as required by law and if a majority of such property owners shall so file such protest, said special improvement shall not be made. Section 6. That at the regular 1 of and any I owner, or owners, be resident or non j resident property owner, or owners, I Section 7. That each and every property owner with property abutting i on said parts of said streets to be specially improved shall have the right \ to make said special improvement for t himself, within the time and as provid ed by law and this resolution, but for i the sake of uniformity in said work, said special improvement must be or meeting of the said Council, to be held at the City Hall of said City, the same being their usual place of meeting, on Tuesday the 7th day of August, 1917, said Council will hear and consider the objection, or objections, of all interest ed parties property owners who shall appear and present same, whether the property owner, or owners, actually occupy his, or their, property adjoin ing said parts of said streets proposed to be so improved or not, and regard less of whether or not said property as NOTICE OF EXAMINATION FOR U. D. C. SCHOLARSHIP. There will be a competitive exami- To in , ■a the A orldge over the. River Dee, In England, that was built In 1280 still la in use nation for those who wish to contend for the scholarship offered by the J. Z. George Chapter, U. D. C., which will be held in the office of County Superintendent of Education, J. Hughes, on August 17th and 18th. The applicants must be lineal desccndents of Confederate Veterans, and unable financially to defray their own expen R. ses. Two lady examiners will be selected o hold this examination, which will conducted according to the regula ions governing the regular examina ions for teachers. xe 1 made in accordance with the plans and specifications now on file in the office of the Clerk of said City hereinbefore referred to and hereinabove adopted and approved. But, failing therein, said Council will cause said special im provement to be made as provided by law, and the cost of said special im provement will be assessed against each property owner as prescribed by law and this resolution. Section 8. This resolution and the proceedings hereinabove contemplated, under, and by virtue of and pursu ant to Capter 260 of the Laws of 1912, amended by Chapter 211 of the Laws of 1914 of the State of Missis sippi, reference to which said laws is hereby specially made. Section 9. That for cause shown, this resolution take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved this July 4th, 1917. G. L. RAY, Mayor. Attest: S. H. Montgomery, Clerk. MRS. S. F. JONES, >ree^opt, J. Z. George Chapter, U. D.C. Optimistic Thought. Independence without wealth IS Bore common than with It Bride* Suilt to Last. est the of C. ed C. 431 of th are as CONFIRMATION OF SALE. To C. C. Finley, administrator of the estate of C. D. Finley, deceased, and C. C. Finley and W. W. Finley, whose post office addresses No. 5, Kirkland Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, and Dorcas M. Finley, whose post office adress is India napolis, Indiana, all heirs of said C. D. Finley,* deceased, and J. A. Hull, whose last post office known was Tulsa, Oklahoma, all non-res idents of the State of Mississippi, and whose places of abode and post office address are not better known to me; and all unknown persons interested in the timbers and other property below de scribed: You will take notice that on the 24th day of July, 1917, before Chan Icellor Joe A. May, at the Court House in the town of Sumner, Tallahatchie , County, Mississippi, I will move the Chancellor to Confirm my report of ■a sale made by me as commissioner of the Chancery Court of Leflore County, Misgissi ppj on the 4th day of June, 0 f the following timbers and | ' 1 are property, to-wit: All the right, title, claim and inter est of C. C. Finley, Administrator of the Estate of C. D. Finley, deceased, of Dorcas M. Finley, of C. C. Finley, and of W. C. Finley, heirs at law of C. D. Finley, deceased ,in and to the following described property, mention ed and described in that certain deed from Ruby Hardwood Company to said C. D. Finley, dated September 7th, 1915, and recorded in Book 45, page 431 of the Land Deed Records of Le flore County, Mississippi, towit: All of the timber of the species, grade, sizes and quantity mentioned in said deed on the following lands, to-wit: West 1-2 of Lots 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, and 14, in Section 12, the same being 322.23 acres; the North 1-2 of North west 1-4 and Southwest 1-4 of North west 1-4 or Lots 3, 4, and 6, in Sec tion 13, being 118.70 acres; all of Sec tion 14, except the South 1-2 of South east 1-4, containing 562 acres; all of Section 15, containing 654.76 acres, all being in Township 21, Range 1 East, Leflore County, Mississippi, and also th efollowing described person al prop erty, to-wit: One 160 horse power fire box boil er; 1200 horse power marine boiler, 1 Sinker and Davis engine, pump and equipment; 1 saw mill, 3 block carri 4 saw gang edger and live ages, one rolls; one Gold Dust Bank Wheel and all equipment; one 2 saw trimmer; 1 rip saw; 1 steam nigger and a trap; 1 bull wheel, and all belts, saws and equipment used in connection with the abovelmentioned machinery and ap pliances, and also one log loader, one Climax locomotive, one lot of black smith tools, including forge and all equipments and'appliances; all of the above personal property being locat ed on the E 1-2 of the S E 1-4, Section 9, Township 21, Range 1 East in said ■ ***** *** >> « LEFLORE GROCER GO. WHOLESALE GREENWOOD. MISS. © < © © © © isttmtmtt""' ■ « ****.**** ' ***••*•♦ •♦ ♦ »• ♦ •»»••»♦♦♦♦* © © R. P. PARISH, Sec'y and Treaa ' ' T l^ © W. S. BABBY, Praa. F4RE INSURANCE!., I YÖV DON'T HAVE TO GET ONTO THE CURVES OF A „ SaUARE MAN ! > © »V cOc It is a pleasure to do business with a firm or a msn thst give* y good square deal. If you want that each penny, nickle and dime of ; money should serve you properly you'll fln^ it a pleasure to do with us, '• ou a our °r yH business 6REENW00D AGENCY C0„ INC. GREENWOOD, MISS PHONE 141. ONE PORTION OF SUGAR. seated for tea on Thames of the House of Commons with Colonel Astor as his host, had an experience in England's war rationing when he found that he could not have sugar in his tea and on his straw berries as well, "You may have only one portion of sugar, two sevenths of an ounce, the waitress informed him with a quaint air of preciseness, and the Gen eral promptly chose sugarless straw berries, remarking that the sun, as though anxious to compensate, had sweetened the strawberries so well that sugar was not essential. In the bounteous times of peace, the House of Commons waitresses used to trip about the Terrace during the fine June afternoons with big bowls of white powdered sugar and lavish jugs of cream. Now the sugar is limited to one small measured por | tion for each person, 1 way much less been (By Associated Press) London, July 13—Major General Pershing, commander of the Ameri expeditionary force in France, the beautiful can KLLMM is guaranteed for one bottle to benefit any of Pellagra, Rheu GS case matism, Scrofula, Ecze blood, liver or kidney dis ma or any ease,or your dollar returned then. Why suffer or pay big bills? Take expensive trip or buy a remedy with no if not benefited, of getting your I have huit my assur ance, money refunded, trade with a meritorious remedy and fair dealing; a trial is all I ask you to give G. S. Sold by I. T. McIntyre Drug Co., Greenwood, Miss. $1.00 per bottle, or 6 for $5.00. Write to me for testimonials and mention •-his paper. I > • * Price \ ! < • L. M. GROSS « » 721 Spring Street ark. ;; LITTLE ROCK, County and State; also one lot 20 pound rail located on the tram road and right of way thereof and on the mill yard and lumber yard formerly owned by the Ruby Hardwood Com < * < > • • ■ > 1 1 <> <> pany. Said sale was made as directed by law under decree of said Chancery Court on the 3rd day of April, 1917, in cause No. 3016, styled F. M. Witty, Trustee vs. National Ct. Bank, et al., and at said sale of Kemler Lumber Company, became the purchaser of said property at and for $2,000.00 This July 2nd, 1917. <• 1* * ► « * «♦ «* « * A. R. BEW, Special Commissioner. «* « » ■ > The coal shortage has been felt in elsewhere, but Nor- ! hopes this winter to do without Scandinavian as way much British coal, and Sweden with | less than usual. A new source has ; been tapped in Spitzbergen, where, in Z3 »HI Why Does the Farmer Plow? Tnere's a reason for everything. We advertise for the reason that we want to keep prominently before yon, the fact that we handle the beat of LUMBER AND BUILDING MATERIAL There'll come a time, when you'll build something, and we want you to come to us for material. The fact that We Want Your Trade is a guaranty of right prices and treatment. Greenwood Lumber Co. PHONE 443 I > A TOKEN OF LOVE • * And Remembrance to the Boys That Go to War \ ! Things that will be beneficial to boys in training camp and field, and can be had at WEILER'S : Belt Buckles, Cuff Links, Signet Rings, Waldemars, Wrist Watches, Hand Mirrors, Field Glasses, Compasses, Cigar and Cigarette Cases, Desk Clocks, Fountain Pens, Collar Bags, Military Sets, Brushes (Hair, Hat, Clothes), Fraternity Charms, Flasks, Identification Lockets, Fobs, Nail Files, Leather Purses, Pocket Knives, Shaving Sets, Wrist Watch Strap Supplies, French Mirrors (metal), Collar Buttons, Money Belts,. Knife, Fork aud Spoon Sets, Spectacle Cases, Sun Goggles, Engraved Stationery and Cards, Thermos Bottles, Match Cases, Cigar Lighters, Phonographs, Satety Razors, Beit Slides, ■ Tie Clasp, Emblem Buttons, Grip Tags, Writing Sets, Soap-Boxes, Pocket Frames, Tooth Brush Boxes. < • « » ;; < > < * < > • • • • ■ > > <> < > <> <• < » 1* : » * ► « * « » «♦ «* « * «* « » < • ■ > >> A. WEILER & COMPANY « » « ► THE RELIABLE JEWELERS. : : MISSISSIPPI. GREENWOOD, : : < > THE BATH IS BEST jjh for young and old when the ik beat plumbing maltea for sani " tary precaution*. Elegance, convenience and comfort are -j enjoyed when our open work □I plumbing i* installed. We guar r antee that our workmanship is P?, of the highest order. Our prices are really reasonable. p Ä J. D. LANHAM Plumbing, Heating and Electrical Work GREENWOOD, MISS. : > * ♦♦ ♦♦»* ♦♦ » ♦ ♦» ♦ ♦ ♦* « 1 I HM — PHONE 55 WARNER WELLS JOHN ASHCRAFT KHCMfT 4 wait ANY FEATURE OF INSURANCE 1st Floor Wilaoa Bank HMUftf M I HMMM IW———————— PHONE 460. QUALITY FIRST Try as and be CONVINCED The best of everything to' EAT QUICK SERVICE At The AUCE CAFE ooooo — • oooooooooooooooi 1905 , English and American compan began mining, but have taken out ies only 200,000 tons. | ; Optlmlstlo Thought. After crosses and tumbler and wiser.