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I 1 i K Volume 2 Houston, Miss., Oct. 0, 1313. Nuinber 24 . Save Money To Our Customers:-- Modern business requires modern methods, and this store is determin ed to move forward with the most progressive. We solicit a share of your pal.aage and promise you good goods, low prices and courteous treatment. We are pushing for business and We need your assistance. YOU NEED m GOODS; WE 4 NEED YOUR TRADE. WHEN VE BUY FOR CASH WE GET A DISCOUNT B-va For each Cash Purchase at our store a receipt will be given. A!!. C?.sli Receipts arc' Ydaabk. SAVE TIIEi'I. They can be redeemed any time for merchandise at 5 per cent, of the amount i printed on the receipts. These receipts are issued by a mechanical cashier of the most approved lie sign which was rev Uly built to our express order by the National Cash Register Company. Banks pay you 4 per cent, interest on money you save. We pay you T n.-r ent. on money yuii spend. 5V.--1- !'-T"3 iOeb?.n c flatz, Proprietors I Houston, fi fr Mississippi y mu First Prize. Some few days ago a young farmer rude an exhibit of his farm products at a big fair in Mississippi and quicK ly won first prize. He was educated at the Agricultural College near Starkville and is now the most scientific far mer in his community Tiie following names of his pro ducts, raised this yar, shows conclusively just what oth ers could do if they eli;nkiai.l LAZINESS and instituted WORY and BRAINS: Irish and sweet potatoes, bents, horse radish, carrots, rape, white onions, large bell onions, bine coll ir. Is, white collards, egg plants, csehai U, roa;.ti'ig ear corn, kale, radish, peas, turnip-!, ieutue, loaiatoe.-; cushaws, pump kins, cabbage, sage, snap beans, okra, butter 'jeans, sugar pea, pickled pepper, mint, pears, plums, apples, dried ap ples, dried peaches, lard, syrup, soap, cucumbers, cufas, apple vinegar, pepper saaee, tobacco, sanaawer, chesnuts, cainquepius, beef tallow, pop corn, home made hams, eel try, gourds, osage oranges, turkey eggs, hen eggs, Indian Runner duck eggs, Pekia aiid Indian Runner duck feathers, cotton, sorghum, milo maize, Indian corn, soybean, velvet bean, pea vine hay, peanut hay, corn fodder, buckwheat, bearded and beardless wheat, broom-corn, Lou siana cane, red oats, rye, German millet, sedge grass, large water grass, crab grass, rescue grass, red clover, cat-tail millet, beggar weed, rice, carpet grass, Johnson grass, Kudzu, Ja pan clover, Meadow grass and several varieties of peanuts. Remember, the above list was shown all at the same time. Of course he raised other things that came in be fore the fall season. Some of it he had to show by way of canning. Now why couldn't other people do this? Many peo ple do it, we know, but not enough of them. A list like the above is good evidence that the farmer LIVES AT HOME. .The list of products was written by J. C. Robert in the Mississippi Agricultural Student. SCHOOL OPENING AT RIDGEWAY. The Ridgevvny public scho l open ed Monday morning, October 2"th, under the wise guidance of Mrs. .Mary B. Peden, with a fair attend ance. We count ourselves fortu nate in securing the servi'TS of Mrs. Peden. She is one of the best teachers in Chickasaw county. The devotional exercise was conducted by R. N. Marion, after which he gave us a short talk, on education, it's advantages and responsibilities. We all enjoyed having aim vitti u, and his words of encouragement and advice. Another enjoyable feature was a few li:,es vrit;en by each pupil ex pressing their "AIMS" for the ses sion of school work. Trusting that , this will prove to tie the best in our past history. I lie Hummer happily wishes for both teachers and pupils a pleasing and instructive session. NOTICECITY TAX PAYERS Notice is hereby given that the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the town of Houston, will, on the first Tuesdny night in November and on the subsequent nights until the work is finished, pass upon the city assessment, and endeavor to equalize the same. All persons w ho desire to do so are requested to appear befere said Board at said time and show any error in the assessment of your property. After the assessment is finally passed upon and approved, it cannot be changed. This Oct. 27, 1915. Elliott Parker, Mayor. FAULKEH--CKILDS FEUD REHEVED Authorities Believe Charles' Faulkner, Near Whose Home the Affray Took Place, Did the Shooting. SpvU! To Comnn-rrial A'lpi el. Houston, Miss., Oct. 20. Hostili ties in the Faulkner-Childs feud were renewed last night near Wood land, in this county, and as a result Julius Faulkner and Alfred fluids were brought to the Houston hospit al early this morning in a very serious condition from gunshot wounds. Faulkner is suffering from a shatterad arm and a wound in the hip, but the physicians in charge entertain more hope for his recov ery than for the recovery of fluids, who is very seriously wound ed in the lower bowels. It is al leged that they were both shot by friaries Faulkner, who shot Pet fluids Sept. 19, when lie and his hrotl.er Grady Fauhuior, had a shooting affray with 1'et fhilils and Julius rauikner. IV; Child ! was wi. ended in the a. od an I eye at that ii.ne and died last wo k. Grady Faulkner was also e: i.t!.! v.. m.dtd nt that time. it is a. ; o-:-d by IVt Guilds. Chat-1 1' y FY.ull.iier v;.s tl. n nrroMuij and nl.i.v 1 In jail, l.ut w as later v: leered u.i b in I. i irly ' i.mday ! Ml i. iiia ; of tiiis ' ."' i. ie old i'oilllv- i : ner rM !;:, v, loch had recently i : been v.ieaie 1 by t'ic v. i lo.v Faulk . iter, v. a.4 oi.rr.t g. it wo-, eiiarged G:ut Curie F..ttih.. : had set tire lo t ;e old h it- .te.i l. Ft 'li.'g in the co muuoity ron high against hi. 'i and his op;oing i'.u ti u was very much cm aged b;'. a' so of toe a, t, and uii-iiit i . o'clock l.'ist i : : ; ' 1 1 a number o; toe otip.iii'g f u-Ii.'t.i ::s t i.e.ir the i. line of f ha.ies Faiihoier ..;il a ' o.ing meiee took place, v, hen V .litis Fatilkntr and A I ''red finlds wtre woun1'ul a above !aud. So far tiie ool vrs have o l-ii uunblc to locaie Guaiics Faulkner since last ingot's shooting ali'ray, and it is not known whether he was killed or wounded. Sheriti Harrington and a posse of deputie ; are se.irc'.oi.g the south ' western paitof tiiis (Chickasaw) county for others wiio took part in last nighr's escapade. This is the outcome of a family feud of long siaadine between the Faulkner, fluids and Springer fam ilies, all related Ly blood or mar riage tics. Lati k Alfred Ghilds died Thurs day night at the Houston Hospital. Houlka Locals Mrs. W. F. Parker and daughter Esther were very pleasant visitors in the Harrill-Reed home Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Parker never met a stranger nor never saw a cloud that di ln't have three billion silver linings with a few golden glories added in. The bright the jolly jollilies of life the happy-come-on-pnd-get-you-siniler-working are all her extra visible characteristics. The smile that wont come off is Mrs. Parker "gwin and kuinmin." Mr and Mrs J W H Baskin motor ed to Houston Wednesday. Both enjoying the suburban outing "grandiloqently." We regret to learn that Mrs Myrtle Alexander has been sick for the past few days. The Hummer sincerely hopes that she will soon be jolly Miss Myrtle again. Dr J f Walker is again "circulat in'" among his his patients and everybocy is glad to see him in his usual health and happiness. Dr Priest, the beloved doctor of Van Vleet and a man who is taking a great deal of interest in the up building of our county, motored to Houlka last Wednesday. SVALTS DELIGHTFUL SHOWS PLEASES HOUSTON PEOPLE With the gorgeous glitter aad gleam of golden trappings the fam ous Swain Shows rumbled into town Monday morning. Tiansferring the mammoth Kant Letk tent and hue Ireds of other accessories took but just a fe.v hours, S3 well is t'-.e Swain system organized and under stood by its 42 well equipped happy show people. Everybody felt the trill of a new life w hen the band began to play and the famous trom bone did the slide up and down that makes your soul tingle with the glory of rhythm and the com munion of all th.i 0 good in con centrated JOY. The first night began with "Bess, Belle of the Mountain Trail,'' a i.equel to "The Trail of the Lotir some 1'inc." In : c pe showed re markable talent and every heart in the big 'audience responded quickly to the master touches in every act and scene. That night told the news of the other nights to come ami the people came big, little, old and young. Kiddies begged to go husband and wives went with them and everybody had the time of times mixed w ith educational uplift. Mr. Swain is a true southern gen tlemenbeloved by his troupe and welcomed by the best of all the south. The show that he puts on rivals anything Memphis can do even with her larger scenery and bigger stages. It is the ta'ent ti.at counts and Mr. Swain's show peo ple count way up in the thousands. It is truly wonderful how he can put on such good plays and the people of each town he plays re sponds naturally to the show that m.ikes for pleasure and uplift. No man or women could find a thing a d or ileiiB in his show that would call for the censor. Everything is right, nice and elevating. Thos. O'Keeth. Oh, My Golly, blackface comedian, takes the audi dence by storm, typhoon and hur ricane. He is truly one of ihe great est wits and actors in the business The air devil thrills the people with his skill in high diving and no man, it seems, could be his superior in doing that stunt just to the dot "Thelma," the great play of Marie forelli will lie played to-night and all the Houston people know something is on tap that will be pleasingly popular. mUm 'V V til Cotton. Your Cotton is your money crop. Are you going to sell, or hold it olf the market for a while and get s oau ii.ing for it? If you d.m't care to sell, you can borro.v money on it, if you have got it INSURED AND PROTECTED FRON THE WEATHER, AND IN GOOD CONDITION IN OUR BONDED WAREHOUSE. FRIENDS, the time has come when the cotton buyers don't want your cotton when it is in adamag ed condition, for the cotton spinners will not buy it. Cotton is cheap and hard to raise. Are you going to let it be thrown around on the ground, or in a half cover 1 shed, and have to pay just the same ? Did you ever stop to think, what might happen to your cotton, when you leave it that way, tell what will be done, but just wait until you lose your Bale of Cot ton, and then listen, nobody is going to pay you, at least they don't have to pay you for it, and you can't make them pay for it if they are not running a bond ed warehouse, did you ever experience anything of that kind, if not talk to one that has, we are in the Business of taking care of your cotton the year round, put your Cotton in a BONDED WARE HOUSE, where you won't be worried about it, we will do it for you, get a weight that you can sell by, and have a clean bale of cotton. We weigh for 10 CENTS PER BALE. Store it the first month for 13 cents per bale, and for 10 cents each additional month, insure it, and get you money on it if you wish us to do so. Yours fop business, Grenada Cotton Compress Co. A. J, Mathews, Supt. J pi Ferguson Palmer Coro-paxi"' LUMBI Suitable for Rough Farm Buildings.