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IN MISSISSIPPI SINCE 1900
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OKOLONA MISS., JIN 22. 1916
C. li FRANKLIN
WILLIAM C. WARD
T. U. SISSON
Senator John S. Williams is
said to have won a great per
sonal victory at the Democratic
convention at St. Louis in secur
ing the adoption of a plank in
the platform favoring a clothure
rule in the Senate. Mr. Williams
is usually right when he makes
up his mind and arises to speak
on any subject, yet we still
believe he is human and liable to
err; and this is one time we
believe the liability has over
Since the Senate was first or
ganized, it has been the right of
each and every senator to speak
on any measure before that body
and to talk just as long as he
pleased, provided he could find
something to say and physical
endurance lasted with his voice.
This riht, as privilege if you
wish to call it such, has at times
been abused and that very badly ;
it has also served to defeat bad
measures, and that perhaps a.
often as to prevent good legisla
tion. The Senate is supposed to be a
body of gentlemen, chosen by
the- people, a free sovereign
people, to represent them and to
see that their interests and rights
respected by the whole natior;
and it-is wrong to close the mouth
of one of these so long as 1 e
thinks the interest of his peop e
is at stake. Such a rule has lorg
been in force in the House and
many times has gagged tie
minority, and even forced a con
siderable portion of the majority
party to remain quietly in the r
seats, while the 'bosses" put
over a job not rue!- to their
. A clothure bill is wrong . in
principle and bad in practice ai d
will rise up" :to haunt its makers
-no matter 'who they may be.
The lpublicans are gettii.
theirs in the House now, and if
the Democratic Senate passes
such a rule the time will come
when the party will regret it.
Having What Others Have
Do not let your child be servilely ! WflMA M 0101119
imitative of others, but do not! If Ulflflll nVUIUO
We all know that the desire to
have what others have causes
more than almost any other soc
ial instinct, We must go where
others go. we must do what
others do, ,ve must dress like
others, we must eat like others,
we must travel like others.
How often we do things quite
indill'erent to our own "tastes
and wishes simply because
others do them.
This tyranny of the notion of
others is especially marked in a
democratic society, . where
evereyone is striving to get up
in the world, and to have his
wife get up in the world,- and to
have her show it by dressing
and entertaining as others do, or
a little better.
Most of all are we anxious not
to have our children in any way
outdone by the children of
others. If Maude next door
takes violin lessons at five dollars
a lesson, our Gladys must pay
five, or six. If Maud's brother,
Jim, has a motor cycle, our Tom
also must have one. This pro
cess too often lands Gladys and
Tom in the poorhouse, where, to
be sure, they will find a good
many others only they are not
the others we wish to imitate.
Therefore, prudent and thrifty
parents never tire ot counseling' wwvniaiciwiicu
their children.'Do not consider , many sections of the cotton belt
what others have. Govern your I in such numbers as to', be a
nutiau lw vmir inMmo nA hzva present menace to tne crop. L.asc
only those things that you can
let him and still more her be
odd, be different, be out of touch
with his little world in those
minor things that count more
for success in life than many
persons realize. Watch chil
dren's fashions and follow them.
When you buy a new toy or a
new implement of sport, buy
one that will be right, not one
that perhaps costs a few cents
less and that will be mocked at
with the bitter mockery, that
children practice and feel. You
were young once yourself. Go
right back there and try to save
your children some of tjie unnec
essary misery that you felt.
There will be enough necessary
misery that you cannot save
As the main rule of life, hav
ing what others have is pitiful.
As a correction- for individual
oddities and little tactless awk
wardnesses, it is -a most useful
guide and not to be neglected.
We offer One Hundred dollars
Reward for any case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by Hall's
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo, O.
Ve, the undersigned, have known F. J.
Cheney for the last 15 years, and believe
him perfectly honorable in all business
transactions and financially able to carry
out unv obligations made by his firm.
NATIONAL, BANK OK COMMERCE.
Hall's Catarrh Cure Is talten internally,
acting directly upon' the blood and mu
cous Bui-faces of Die system. Testimonials
sent free. Price 75 cents per bottle. Sold
Taka Hall a Family rills for constipation
decently afford. By far the
most precious and least-imitable
thing that others a few
others have, is complete indep
endence." Parents of that type
often deny their children what
they could easily afford simply
to root out the everlasting dispo
sition to copy the tastes and the
expenditure of others.
The principie may be carried
too far and cause huge unhappi
ness, that unhappiness of a child
which is huge in its desolation
however trivial it may appear I
those who are older and wiser.
fall was ideal for the weevil to
go into winter quarters.' The
winter was mild as a whole, with
no zero weather. This means the
infestation reported. So far the
weather has been almost ideal
for the first generation of the
pest, and, if the weather re
mains seasonable for the next
few weeks and the farmers do
not get busy, the crop will be a
practical failure. Keep your eyes
open and fight if vdu want to
make a crop.. t
Drives Out Malaria, Builds Up System
The Old Standard general strengthening tonic,
GROVB 8 TASTELESS chill TSNIC, diivti out
tem. A true tonic. For adults and children. 50c
St. Louis and Return
Tickets on sale for special train leaving Meridian, Miss.,
2:30, July 3rd, returning on all regular trains, up to and in
cluding Train No, 3, departing at 8:40 P. M.f July 5th, 1916. -
For particulars apply to your local agent. '
-General Passenger Agent
x r. 'A
Medicine Which Made Sur
geon's Work Unnecessary.
Astoria, N. Y. " For two yearn I
was feeling ill and took all kinds of
tonics. I was get
ing worse everyday,
1 had chills, my head
would ache. I was
always tired. I could
not walk straight
because of the pain
in myhack and I had
pains in my stom
ach. I went to a
doctor nd he said I
must go under an
operation, but J. did
not po.- I read in
the naner about
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound and told my husband t.bout it. I
ea'd 'I Know nothing v;i!i he'n r.ie but I
will try this.' 1 found r.r, 3 jIi improv
ing from tne very first bottie, and in two
weeks time I was able to sit down and
eat a hearty breakfast with my hus
band, which I ha J not done for two years.
I am now in the best of health and
did not ha"e the operation. " Mrs.
John A. Konvic, 502 Flushing Avenue,
Astoria, N. Y.
Every one dreads the surgeon's knife
andtho operating table. Sometimes
notfiing else will do ; but many times
doctors say they are necessary when
they are not. Letter after letter comes
to tne Pinkham Laboratory, telling how
operations were advised and were .not
performed -or.if performed.did no good,
but Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound was used and good health followed.
If you want advice write to
Lydia I. Pinkham Medicine Co.
(confidential), .Lynn, Mass.
Was it a proper incite into
the fitness of thinsrs that Hon.'
O. E. Franklin adopted as his
slogan the' very words taken by
the National Democratic party?
At anv rate, Franklin was on the
grousd first with the slogan,
"America First" and "Peace,
Prosperity and Preparedness.''
The Strong Withstand the Heat of
Summer Better Than the Weak
Old people who are feeble,-and younger
people who are wek, will be strengthened
and enabled to go through the depress
ing heat of summer by taking regularly
Grove's Tasteless Chill Tonic. It purifies
and enriches the blood and builds up
the whole system. 50c. . .
Worth Thinklno About.
But if a man turned over a new leaf
every time his wife wanted him to he
would have but little time left in
which to earn the price ot her bonneta.
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children
In Use For Over 30 Years
Fault Sure to Be Punished.
He who is false to present dujy
breaks a thread in the loom and will
find the flaw when he may have for
gotten Its cause. Henry Vard
Beecher. , .
Whenever You Need General Tonic
The Old Standard Grove's Tasteless
chill Tonic is equally valuable as a
General Tonic because it contains the
well k nown tonic propert ies of QUININE
and IRON. It acts on the Liver, Drives
out Malaria, Enriches the Blood and
Builds up the Whole System. SO cents.
GrCHEQTER S PILLS
M-f br.tr IMamsn S TlrnoiV
IMII. in Ur4 mj .oid twallicWy
MJlrrt with Tin RiUon.
Prtiirpl.l. A. frfl! 1.1 -TFR'S
IMAj1! Kli VM I'll.L , li.i
yrws k frown as TW. Safest. Alvs keliiMn
SOLD BY Dftl'GGlSTS niRYV.i;FRE
ajw mm., mi j .11 j jjmu .JwnnjRKfi
1 Drugs ;
AJ l,,,UI" ""'"""WaWUllWWM
Do You Think About Qualfty
or do you merely call far n certain
amount of any given ihina? There are
ninny graifed of drugs procurable, and
il you Hre not a judge, you should se
lect a family druggist'iipon whom you
crm rely. If you buy at our slnre you
can be sure o( right quality. We han
dle only (lie. purest goods. We don't
judge quality ly price when we buy,
but wc lest all drugs and make sure of
purity and right potency. Profit &' the -l
expense of a customer's hr all h we do
not consider legitimate. . , ' '
We. should like to furnish
all of your drugs and drug
Ktoi e goods, on the basis of
quality goods at fair priceH.
BELL & BUCHANAN
OKOLONA, :: :-: MISSISSIPPI
We Still Handle
Blanke's World's Fair Coffee,
In fact every Leader in the GROCERY LINE.
H. L. Shackelford.
I Eft PROVED FARFJ3S
5 tO YEAR CONTRACTS
I am authorized to take
applications for loans by the J
OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
Call And See Me If You fleed Honey
Estate Agent (exhibiting property
to prospective tenants! And then this
-house !s so conveniently located. Not
the slightest need of equipping It with
etpensiye clocks' to tell the tlme a
trala passes every five minutes on th
railroad not 30 feet away.
Where the Leak la.
If I had a wife who would do som
sewing for me I wouldn't lose bo mucH
money out of the holes In my pockets,"
growled Mr. Gabb.. "The only hole la
a man'a pocket that he loses monef
out of la the hole at the top," replied
Mrs. Gabb. Cincinnati Enquirer.
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