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and Wall Street
Time was, not many years ago,
when the small and narrow street
running from Broadway to Pearl In
New York, was the autocrat of our
From its verdict
there was no appeal,
gauge exists of the progress of this
country than in its emancipation
- from the self-constituted arbiters of
Wail street is in distress,—and no
body cares. Wall street predicts dis
aster while the West and South con
tinue to supply all the money neces
sary for legitimate enterprise out of
their abundant wealth from grain and
cotton. "The bottom is dropping out
. of the market!" wails Wall street.
"What do you take us for?" asks the
American public. "Shall we invest in
stocks after we have bought and
pa idfor our experience? No more
for us. thank you!"
He must be a gull, Indeed, who
after the revelations In the courts, the
probable prosecution of E. H. Harri
man and other "get-rlch-quick" friends,
after the Frenzied Finance articles
of Tom Lawson, anl other valuable
hints, would trust bis earnings into
the hands of sharks. Of all the
United States, it is thep rofesslonal
stock gambler of the East who tries
to keep up the market; the real
source of supply from the South and
the West has stopped and has been
turned Into more legitimate channels.
Wall street brokers are reported as
Belling their automobiles and dia
monds. Instead of pity the report
causes a smile and the thought: Let
them go to work!
What a proof this affords that
honest industry in the only sure
source of honest wealth! What a
promise, besides that a large portion
of this wealth will come South
to the most promilsng field for legi
timate investments. A new era is
drawning. The time is coming when
there will be no longer a premium
upon dishonesty and craft, but when
the Industrious and thrifty worker
.. will not fall of his reward.
Ignorance and Prejudice
The most regrettable action ot the
school board with regard toforeign
born children will give this city some
very unenviable advertising and may
work more harm than appears at first
sight Racial animosity can be under
stood; that negro children or children
dM aw hut the white race should ba
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R' Stand Hi!
. 'Hr which has
HiEsBi^Hhc rebate given
law. The case
because it does
to the thinker it is
■scattered over the land
Bo denominational colleges
" of all knowledge. Faith,
ibauch our youths with
tational danger in the pos
'-J-'T; llf til.- means in secure the liaje
the hands of one man, is
party to solve. Here- is a plank for
the people. It is not for the demogague, be
no pandering to the idle, the depraved. The acquis
must remain the reward of industry, frugality and
^Hses, two elements must be held in view: The constitutional
Pured to every individual, and 2—the economic laws which
society as it is.
Hir civilization is opposed to apply the divine law—none the less ex
Red with terrible effect and im partiality—that the sins of the fathers
hall be visited upon the children and it is well that it is so, because
human wisdom is but ignorance compared with the source of wisdom.
Hence laws are not made retro—active.
The solution of the problem
moreover, would be rendered more difficult if society could trace back
the origin of Illegally acquired fortunes; we must take them as they are,
and grant to their possessors the rights- to which the Constitution
The law can prevent the accumulation of other illegal for
tunes and the law should be able to prevent the increase of such
are now In existence.
As to the prevention of the acquisition of illegal fortunes, the major
-ty of the owners of unwieldly wealth owe It to the illegal possession of
public property. It was intended that public landB should be deeded
to actual settlers under the Homestead Law which allotted to each the
liberal gift of 160 acres; another 160 acres may be secured under the
Pre-emption Law, and a similar number under the Timber Act. In the
West most of the public lands have passed Into the possession of pri
vate individuals by fraud. What remains there and
should be reserved to bona fide settlers.
in the South
held separate from our own, Is a log
ical result of existing conditions. It
is a case of necessity taught by ex
perience, and necessity knows no
The school hoard has given spon
taneous evidence of unfitness by pro
claiming Ignorance. The term "dago"
Is applied exclusively to Italians;
hence to state "Dagoes and Italians"
means Italians and Italians. Admit
ting that immigrants from southern
Italy are undesirable as a class, it is
a class which does not Beek education.
The children are made to earn money
from the earliest age; the very fact
that they wish to improve, renders
them desirable citizens because the
second generation brought up In the
public school, will be Americans. It
is the public Bchool which has en
abled us t<^ amalgamate the different
branches of the great Ural-Altaic,
that ts the White Race into homogen
The source of the present trouble
seems to be lack of discipline in the
schools and Incompetence of the sup
erintendent? The few children to
which objection is made are under
the protection of the teachers. The
conduct of (the young brutes who at
tacked a Child should have been re
ported to 1 the parents, and if this
proved of no avail, they should have
been expfclled. It is they who showed
characteristics of undesirable citizen
ftowdyism in young or old is
hoolchlldfen do not wish to as
sociate, let them keep apart; it is
teach'erg' duties to see to their good
r. and it is the duty of the
parents to support the teachers.
But it Is part of the
I of the Daily News
The Daily News isn't given to self
A great many of the nice
igs said about the paper are never
tploited, but now and again there
es a modest comi
character that speaks well for the
progressive city of Hattiesburg as well
as for the paper, and such commenta
ries ought to be reproduced.
Here is one from the highest possi
ble source—an excerpt from a personal
letter from Henry Watterson, editor
of the ISmisvllle Courier-Journal, the
dean of the profession In this country,
and the highest possible authority
Mr. Watterson says;
"I am most surprised to see so good
a dally turned out in a little city like
Hattiesburg. The Dally News is
worthy of a much larger getting. I
shall be glad to find in its columns
something on which to hang an ap
proving word or two."
Mr. Watterson, well informed
he is, doesn't know Hattiesburg. He
considers the importance
no doubt, from the lasp c
of the place,
—and the last census report is very
unfair to Hattiesburg. »
Despite the temporary depression*
in lumber circles, trade is better in
Hattiesburg than ever before at this
season of the year. The really pro
gressive Btores are enjoying unpre
And now Governor-elect Noel tells
us that he is In favor of statutory
prohibition. This is a horrible blow
to Vicksburg, Natchez and Gulfport.
This is the season of the year when
the festive oyster comes to tempt the
palate of mortal man. Here's to the
Over in India you can By ten cigars
for a cent; They don't burn much
money in that country.
Mr Roosevelt ought to have had
better sense than to play tennis with
>P of London.
finance still - continues, l
Just as lflMrs. Chadwick t
UTl "r.' I
The picturesque individual with the above unpronounceable name Is the
head of an embassy which the Emperor Menellk of Abyssinia has sent to Ger
many in order to give expression tp the friendship he entertains for the Em
peror William, rils visit is in answer to one paid to the country of the Abys
sinian monarch some years ago by a special German mission under Dr. Rosen,
the present German minister to Morocco. The members of this mission car
ried presents to .Menellk, among them a lion and a hippopotamus. Dedjas
match Mashasha has in his own country the rank of colonel and the dignity
of a duke and him been Intrusted with diplomatic missions on several occasions.
❖ ABOUT HATTIESBURG
AND HATTIE8BURGANS. ❖
The editor of the Gulfport Tribune
complains of "nothin' doin' " on Sun
where you can get a cigar and a,glass
of soda water. It beats nuthln.'—
Thanks, awfully! Even a soda
water would relieve that Saharan
thirst of a dry Sunday unfortunatly
following a Saturday nights' surplus
of damp booze.—Gulfport Tribune.
over to Hattiesburg,
TO THE POINT.
* Chance For the Lambs.
If the grass Is going to grow in
Wall street the lambs will be able
to get more sustenance out of It than
The New Boomerang.
Instead "rum, romanism and re
bellion" in the next campaign, we
may have "cocktails, circumlocution,
and crookedness" acting as a boom
Needs Heading Off.
If something isn't done the Chicago
Tribune will surely have Secretary
Taft nominated and elected before the
meeting of the National Republican
Don't fall to see Military Band at
Majestic Rink; If you live inside the
corporation you will hear It. Sold by
G. W. Champlain, Rep. Forbes Piano
FOR SALE—One lot of old newiipap
ers, at this office, 15c per hurelred,
while they last.
$ Constantly •
to furnish •
" other than •
! want col •
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fecause we •
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me, initial •
p.11 inqulr- •
of these •
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would re- •
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ONE *. i
l • REACT
Appreciating the fact that a correct
list of the various secret societies,
with the time and place of meeting,
would posBibly be ot value to the pub
lic, the Dally News has prepared the
Hattiesburg Commander/ No. 21,
Knights Templar—T. A. McElreath, E.
C.; J. W. Montague, Recorder. Meets
Tuesday nights in the Masonic Tem
ple at 8 o'clock.
Hattlasburg Lodge No. 397, A. F. A
A. M.—R. H. Lee, W. M.; J. D
Bennett, Secretary. Meets Monday
nights In Masonic Temple at 8 p. m.
Hattiesburg Royal Arch Chapter No
114—W. M. Conner, H. P.; J. D. Ben
nett, Secretary. Meets Thursday
nights in the MaBanic Temple at 8
Liberty Council No. 7.—W. M. Con
ner, T. I. M.; J. D. Bennett, Secretary.
Meets Friday nights in the Masonic
Temple at 8 o'clock.
Order of the Eastern
C. Eaton, "W. M.; Mrs. M. Dunn, Secre
tary. Meets Friday nights in the Ma
sonic Temple at 8 o'clock.
Woodmen of the World, Hattlesmirg
Camp, No. 449—E. E. Everltt, C. C.;
J. W. Brookshire, Clerk. Meets Thurs
day night In Odd Fellows Hall, at 8
Woodmen Circle, W. O. W., Hannan
Grove No. 73.—Mrs. R. W. Thames,
Guardian, Mrs. M. J. Coker, Clerk.
Meets second and fourth Wednesday
nights In each month In Odd Fellows
Hall at 7:30 o'clock.
International Association of Ma
chinists, Local Union No. 629—C. T.
Ellis, president; H. R. Stevens, secre
tary. Meets second and fourth Friday
nights of each month at 8 o'clock In
Odd Fellows' Hall.
Benevolent Protective Order of Elks,
No. 699.—M. J. McGrath, E. R.; W. A.
McCloud, Secretary and Treasurer.
Meets Tuesday nights In their rooms
on West Front street at 8 o'clock.
Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie No.
1557.—Mr. J. A. Frazier, President; F.
H. Hartman, Recording Secretary;
Meets Thursday nights in hall in the
Drdughn building, at 8 o'clock.
Leaf River Camp No. 28.—All mem
bers of the above Camp are requested
to come forward and paV the amounts
due by them to the fund for the pur
chase of the lot on which It is pro
posed to build a halL
W. J. FOWLER, Clerk.
Hattiesburg Typographical Union,
Ne. 647.—Eugene Warren, president;
George F. Long, Secretary. Meets at
Martin Printing Company first Sunday
In each month.
I. Adf« 127 1. 0. Os IV
Advertisement* will be inserted un
der this need at one tint a word.
Casn mi'st accompany copy. ."Posi
tion Wanted" ads will bo ' printed
three times free of charge. /
FOR SALE—One lot ot old newspap
ers, at this office, 15c per hundred,
while they last.
FOR RENT —Ten furnished rooms at
*1.00 and $8.00 each at 320 Second
See me quick. B. B.
WANTED—Stenographic work by a
competent lady stenographer. Will
call for dictation and deliver work.
Cumberland telephone 717.
WANTED—Good. white boy over 16
years old, to drive wagon,
manent place and good pay for
right boy. 1 Apply at 619 Main St.
LOST—Between Main street school
house and Broad street, a pair of
solid gold rimless eye glasses in
black felt case with "F. W. Queen,
oph. D„ opetical specialist," writ
ten on case . Finder will please
return them to this office and re
FOR SALE—This is all cheap, 5
acres of land and 2 houses one
mile from court house; also 44
acres with Improvements 1 1-2
miles from court house. Call at
our office or see G. B. Hartsfleld
for particulars. J. D. Bennett &
Co., Cltis qns' b ank.
S. Meets Monday nights in I. O. O.
F. Hall at 8 o'clock.
Hattiesburg Encampment No. 40, t.
O. O. F.—L. Coplin, C. P.; R. H. Pen
der, scribe. Meets every Wednesday
night in Odd Fellows' Hall at 8 o'clock.
Rebekah Lodge No. 17, I. O. 0. F.—
Miss. Ella Rlsber, N. G.; Mrs. Lena
Trombley, V. G.; Miss Ida Cowart,
secretary. Meets Thursday nights at
8 o'clock, in Odd Fellows' Hall.
Woodmen of the World, Leaf River
Camp No. 28.—W. E. Martin, C. C..'
W. J. Fowler, Clerk. Meets Tuesday
nights in Odd Fellows' Hall at 8 p. m.
Brotherhood of Railway Clerki
Local No. 83. B. L. Russell, Presi
dent; M. F. Gleason, Secretary. Meets
second and fourth Monday nights In
Odd Fellows' hall at 8 o'clock. ,»
Carpenters and Joiners of America
Local Union No. 213. M. O'Hara, pres
ident; E. B. Davis, recording secre
tary. Meets Thursday nights, at 7:30
o'cioc^t in the commissioners' room
at the county court house.
Knights or rytmas, crescent En
campment Ne. 47.—A. Foote, C. C.; J.
B. Burkett, V. G.; George Hartfleld,
K. R. S. Meets Monday nights over
Citizens' Eank at 8 o'clock.
Dr. T. "B. Wright the dentist has
moved his office to the Carter build
ing, third floor.
CLA88E8 IN FRENCH AND
A thorough and practliW knowledge
of French or German In six months,
Classes now information.
For terms, Information, or refer
care of Daliy News.
'IN THE FOG."
IF YOU U8E CARPETS.
, It will soon be time to put them
down for the winter. Old newspapers'
placed underneath them not only
makes a nice soft foundation but
saves the carpet as well. Placed un
der matting makes a pretty floor and
the room warm and comfortable.
We Have the Papera
In lots from 100 to 10,000 and will sell
them for 15 cents per 100. Call at
Dally News office at once.
No other party or parties than our- •
selves are authorized to contract bills,
NOTICE TO THE PUBBIC
or In any'way transact businjBBB con
nected wtlh the Majestic Roller Rink
and we are not responsible In any
way for them If so contracted.
MR. AND MRS. W .C. HAWKINS.
Oct 15 3t. '•
STRAYED OR STOLEN.
From 300 West Fourth street,, one
roan mare, with letter T branded on
hip, about eight yeans old. Reward
paid, if returned
J. D. CAU8BY.
. * „ > Mer '
FOR RENT—One nl
front room for rent.
town and stations. Ring Cumber
FOR SALK—Almost new drop-head
Singer Sewing machine with all at
tachments at less than half price.
Address, "H" Daily News office.
FOR SALE—Nearly new drop-head
Singer sewing machine, with all at
tachments. $30 cash will take It.
Cal at 121 Third street.
FOR SALE—A Remington typewriter,
No. 7 model, with all commercial*
characters. Good as new, priije $65.
Apply at Dally News Office. \
BOARD AND ROOM WANTED—By
man and wife, no children. Pre
fer private family not located too
far from business center. Address
"Boarder" care The News.
WANTED—Position by lady steno
grapher who has had a year of ex
perience in lumber business in
Louisiana and Arkansas. Best of
"Steno," care Daily News.
FOR SALE—Desirable - 5-room house
with cellar; newly built and painted,
with wire fence; location high and
dry, on Royal street, Hattiesburg
Abstract of title furnished; price
Emile Landin, Hattiesburg,
Money Loaned on Any
thing of Value
Up-Stairs, Opp. Hotel Hattiesburg
COOK & COMPANY
• WHAT IS IT YOU WANT'/ •
• A horse or an automobile? A •
• servant? A porter or a book- •
• keeper or a stenographer? A •
• camera or a canoe? Household •
• furniture or an office desk? •
• No mattes whether it is use
• ful or ornamental, a necessity or
• a luxury, there is someone In
• Hattiesburg who has exactly
• what you want—and will furnish
• it at your own price.
• _ It is just a question of gettin^H||f
• in touch with this elusive "som^H||§
• one"—as soon as you meet th^B|||
• thing is arranged. wSB&S
• Suppose you try a few-wor^Huj
• want ad In the News—that
• what hundreds of others hav^Hg
• done to their entire satisfact'on^^Bi
• Getting what you want costs so^^B
• very little this way—and the way ^KS
• Is so very easy. Simply mail^Bl
• your "ad," enclosing stamps, acd^Bg
• the News will do the rest. WHS
• Thousands read the Newn^Hi
• every day—even if there's only^H!
• one among all that crowd that^Kgj
• can fill your want you will be^Hl
• AN "EDUCATION 1*1 PRICEBJmPR
• To know what "things should fe
• cost"—what is a fair price to e
• pay for anything that is needed •
• in a home—is not the least im- • i
• portant part of a woman's edu- • I
• cation. She does not get it at • 1
• school. She usually begins mar- • '
• ried life by being a victim of •
• sharp tradesmen. Then she be- •
• gins to read—and study, and re- • •
• member—the advertisements in •
• her home newspaper. She begins e /
• to buy at the stores that adver- a
• Use—and thus be able to plan her •
• purchases at home. •
• As her education progresses a _
• she develops the "bargain in- • B
• stinct," which is merely the abit • S
• ity to judge values, and to know • g
• when price concessions are real a
• and when they are fiction.
• comes to know high prices, and •
• shun them; and to know
• prices, and seek them.
• learns to know high qualities and •
• to seek them; and to know low •
• qualities and to shun them.
• She becomes "educated about • *
• prices." And the fnerchant for • .
• his pari, knows that he will not
*, attract, her by his advertisements tfl
• unless be has something actually
• desirable to offer her. So the
• educated shopper—the ad
• —performs a service for aU wo
• men—in that she demaoo»
e secures a high grade ot 'MB '* I
e from our merchants, shd *1
e those ! who would suoceeu ^1
e vide their profits rather liberally e
e Th^ Dally News reaches the •
of Hattiesburg. e