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VOLUME NO. 7 COPY NO. 16. WATER VALLEY, MISSISSIPPI. THURSDAY OCTOBER 25, 1923 S1.50 PER vt-ab ^ ADVA3TCT Coffeeville, Miss., Oct., 23.—Mar Alice Frost, 19 was buried yostcrda afternoon in Shiloh cemetery near < feeville after one of the saddest an algrest attended funerals ever held i Cofeeville. Rev. G. A. Baker, past'* of the local Methodist church, preach* the funeral, which was held in the chi. which was literally filled to overflowin_ by a large crowd of sorrowing friend Mary Alice died Saturday night, h 19th birthlay, as a result of being rn: "■over by a truck in Grenada on Oct. The floral offerings were perhaps th most beautiful ever seen here and a tested the popularity of the d* cens t-die is survived by her parents, M.r an Mrs. G. K. Frost, a brothfcY, Willian Frost, and a sister, Martha Frost. Sli* was a niece of Yalobusah count; sheriff, W. N. Frost, and of Mrs. C. f Fly, of this city. Miss Frost was well known here, hat ing visited here this summer and wa loved by all who knew her. MISSION STUDY CIRCLE TO MEET WITH MRS. I. J. MARI? There will be a meeting of the Mb sion Study Circle of the First Churc at the home of Mrs. I. J. !\l Monday October 28th, at which ' the first chapter of the book, ‘‘Tb Debt Eternal,” will be studied. A members are urged to study this cha] ter and be present at the meeting. On or about the 13th of Novemeb there will be a zone meeting in O' ford, Coffeeville, Main Street an Water Valley First Church to be he at Coffeeville. A good program is be ing prepared and good attendance expected. November 5th to 10th is Prayi Week and arrangements are bein planned to have a service in each par’ of town. The Young People’s and Children’ societies will have one day each f tlieir programs. Prayer Week is a grea factor in tho results of a Missio Society and these programs should ti carried out regardless of time or pier sure. Let tis consiuST meeting! firs* " -oogljout the entire wm uam—arown Tho homo of Mr and Mrs. 0. P Brown was tho scone of a very quie. * wedding when their beautiful an accomplished daughter, Frances Craigen became the bride of Mr- Irwin do Uuw at high noon October loth. The long living hall was attractively decorate.il in ferns and cut flowerS where tin impressive ceremony was said by Bov Faul Watson, pastor of the First. I’r. liyteriau church in tho presence of the family and a few intimate friends. The bride wore her going-away gown of Blue Poiret Twill trimmed in Firm duvetin with accessories to match and a corsage bouqeut of rose-buds and Lilies of the Valley. The bride comes of one of tho eld est and most aristoratic fami iv.. < North Mississippi and is one of tin most charming young ladies of 11; town who will ho sadly missed in .tin social circle whore she is very populat i The groom is of a fine New York , family but the Southland has been h's home for tho past few years wliero no has made a great many friends. The happy couple left immediately for Birmingham, Ala., where they wil make their future homo. A 8 J WINS j ffJNMH h. A. Higgins, dairy specialist ot •he extension department, in coopora ion with the MissiHii’ppi A. & M. col go, has just returned from Washing ton, where he was in attendance u on the World Dairy Congress and Xa i:onal Dairy 8how and brought bad the news that. Mississippi ereamerv nutter entered in the competition was given first place against the butte xhibited by every other goutheri state. in addition to Mr. Higgins, Missis ippi was represented at the big dair. ongress, l'Tof. J. S. Moore, Earl Brent nnll and Mr. Caksin of the Aberdeen reamery company. Mr. Higgins, discussing the dairv products competition, said: ‘The Nat ual Daire Show was tin ■ •st we have had the privilege of see ng. The various classes of diary eattk .vere a wonder to behold. The exhibit? >f machinery and equipment were be oud conception. The exhibits of but *r, cheese, and other dairy products vere the most extensive I have ev een. A large number of souther •reameries were represented by exhib ts of butter, one or more from mo1 •very state in the South. “We are very proud to announc that Mississippi led the South v. score 02, made by the cooperativ reamery at the A. & M. college. Th ext highest score was 91.1. Son. he northern exhibits scored as liig is 00. The texture of our southern but ■•r is different from that of norther nitter. While our southern texture i* a decided asset to us it is hard o northern judge to appreciate th i fact. This at least, partially expin: hy our butter scores lower than north ■rn butter. —-u REDDISH—HAGECORN A very solemn and pretty weding .vas that of Miss Julia Mae Hagecorr and Mr. Walter Redish of Jacksor which was solemnized on Tuesday h the First Baptist church. Dr. Green ed the ceremony. The thurc wns decorated with p. tied ferns an hambo vine, form ng an i «*ch of g*2&r. cry from which wa? suspend a whit wedding bell. Prevous to the ceremon Miss Jaunita Levy sang #At Dawnin'1 and ‘I Love you truly., Miss Ion -Ware and Miss Eleanor Monger accoir pained her. To the strains of Mendc* ssohn’s wedding inarch as the brid party entered. The ushers won Messrs- Pease Harmon, Shelton Nic* olson. The bridesmaids were: Misse Elizabeth JHjgceorn and Helen Mr ger in rose and orchid georgette gow. The groomsmen followed. They we: Mr. O. W. Melton, Mr. Henry A In Little Eloise Johnson looked like t! fairy dissemninating happiness. Sii carried a dainty satin pillow wit. two rings. A rose path was m.i<: Margaret McGowan and Flora Garre! who acted as flower girls. The hri<!< was given in marriage by her fatin' Mr. Adolph Hagecom on whose ar she entered. Her gown was georgett over satin with pearl garniture. Aft* a reception al the home where man* beautiful presents were displayed, good byes were said as Mr. and Mrs. Red dish left for their home in Jackson amid the good wishes for a life of hap piness. Vicksburg Post THIS spun lu practically every section of the country, next Saturday October £/, the birthday of President Itosevtit v -II he celebrated as Navy Pay. Reports received rroai practically every state in the union indicate Inal observances of the day an being a ranged and in many of the state sub chairmen have been named towns scattered over tbe states wht are planning local celebrations. Practically unanimous support hae been pledged to the Navv League o the United States, which originate and fostered the idea, by men h. public life, big business organization national organizations of every dim cription, religious bodies, worn clubs, labor bodies, military orguniz tions. Private individuals and fron every phase of the,nation s activities Every effort is being made to male the observance of the day reach ever section of the country and gratifyin results are being achieved. The offici of the Navy League is flooded '■ letters and telegrams daily from ernora of the states, mayors of eiti large and small, from pah civic orga.iizai.uiv and hundreds o others telling of local plans for cele bratiug the day. More than a dozen of the governor early notified hedaijuiirters that they hud either issued proclamations or tab en other official cognizance callliiig at tion to the day and nearly every mn prominent in the Nation’s public lif has givcH his support. Radio fans from coast to coast v have thu opportunity to hear what i all about as arrangements have lie made with twenty of the large broad castings stations to ‘blanket’ 11 • country with Navy Day speeches for the night of October 2'. Speakers of national reputation will talk from eacl of these stations. DEATH OE MPS. MARTHA WALKED Tho fun’ra! services of Mrs. Mar tha Walker, at Walker O metery las! simday, at 2 P.' M. conducted by Kev johu 8. Thomas, assisted by Pot Morgan, attended ' a large nuui' tier of friends and relatives expires live of their sympathy to the family of their great sorrow The Floral offerings was most pc fuse and beautiful, expressive of tin ;reat esteem and affection the coinin') ty had for Mrs. Walker. Mrs. Walker was Miss Martin T ouiso Long before her marriage, An; nst 30th 1871 to Mr- T. 11. Walkc rom which union there are two licit - hiltlron, Judge Will Walker and At Mary Walker. She was a consistent, and faithf her of the Oak Ridge Prc.-ii y • Church. Beside the two chi'dr bereave d husband and other rein' •ives mourn her death. ROGERS—PITTMAN Miss Docile Pittman of Coffccvilh and Mr. David Rogers were married .it the Presbyterian manse in Coffe ■ ville last Saturday night. The wed ding came as a surprise to their man friends in Ooffeeville and Water Va! lev. They will be at home to thci friends in this city. The wedding ceremony was . said b 1 Rev. I. C. Smith, pastor of the Coffee \ ille Presbyterian church. Jackson, Mis*., Oct., 24.—The Exten siou Department of the Miss. A. & M College, recognizing the importance o: the commercial truck industry in the state has appointed J. F. Blackstroa to work with the "Migratables in the organization of co-operative marketin', associations and in the stoudarizatioi of their produtes. In a conference her yesterday, R. 8. Wilton, director of c tension; J. W. Willie, state agent; T. M Patterson, marketing specialist and M P.iackstrom made a survey of tho wori for tile coming seasan in which th truck grow-ers can get needed informa rion in growing and markoting the products. Mr. Blackstrom has secured office in Jackson and will make Jackson 1 headquarters but will work througho' the state in advancing the truck grov ing industry. He has'had considerabi experience in this line of work an it is felt that he will be of groat as sistance to the vegetable growers. .-0 Real Progress Needs Real Newspapers Europe’s five years of trouble since I IMS are clue eptitp largely to bad use of the press. During, war newspaper must be muzzled lest the enemy get facts valuable to him. But this muz -ling 1ms been kept up since the wai ended. It now keeps people from know Ing what their ruler's do, and thn means both ignorant citizenship and ir responsible government Mussolini tightened up' on the Italiar newspapers before starting his bruta’ adventures against Greece and Jugos lavia. The present Kgjsian tyranny is built on press censorship wo. that which hampered t .e czars. Ltiimr bough.t up German new papers and used them successfully ^r to harsh exper iment of bankrupt eg ^nation to OB’ rich its magnates. T .fWieiy press Ims not been able eit er to euttghten Trench opinion of to -raKze jfr.fact and criticism tbe s“’ vfiejr^ thr gnve 1 The Vnglo-Sa*. .f an in formed public 01 inn- .1 m- in pilai ;n the bo use of huu n freedom. It has made wise and liberal government pos .siblesgpKNl is pot a matter of abstr rights, of hot air by Tom Paine, A' tliur Brisbane, and suc^. The hard fa is that, when a nation has a huge : to do, a free press is the only thin; on earth that will help, get it done. Powers that be today don’t see that in the words of a British editor, writ-' ing n the New York World, they wan to put the journalist in “the position of tho doctor who must not tell wh.-r he knows because ho* truth .might In too much for the patient or tho pat ient’s relatives.” As this writer goes on to any: “The real uso of a news paper is to give light- It is a lamp 11 r a danger signal. It exists to toll th public what its rulers are doing an tn loll the rulers what the public i thinking.” The truth may hurt, but i a Iso heals.—Colliers Weekly. -0 Miss Lottie Brown, the popular and efficient stenographer of Creekmoro 4 ('reekmore is having erected a bung alow 011 Calhoun street, which she hope to have completed by the 15th of Nov ember. CONTEST OPEN TOiSTUOENTS W. F. Bond, State Superintendent of Kducution, lias been officially not ified of the opening of tlio Prizo Ks Huy Contest of the American Chemica’ Society iu which all students of high and secondary schools in tho state have ueen invited to compete in a nationa coniest for $10,000.00 in cash priz" ■ lid scholarships to Vale, Vassar unit other universities und colleges. The contest which is is the resuli if Mr. and Mis. Francis P. Garvan o .New York, is a memorial to thei laughter, Patricia, and is intended t< stimulate interest among high sclioi. Indents in the development of chemi ■al science in this country. All arranp ments for the contest are in thf hi; ie of the Committee on Prizo Kssays he American Chemical Society( wit •leadquarters at the Munson Buildin New York City. Six prizss of $20 ii gold are to be awarded in > iu the Union and scholarships to Yal and Vassar will be given for tho s best essays in the United States. T scholarships will carry with them tu tion for four years iu chemistry o chemical engineering and $500 a year ir cash. In addition to these awards main other scholarships will be offerc through various universities und col leges. A set of nvo books wlneh mcuia< Creative Chemistry by Blossom, Tin Riddel of the Rhiue by Lefebure, The Life of Pasteur bv Vullerv-Radot, Dis covery, The Spirit and Service of Bci enee by Gregory, and the but ere In dependence and Progress of America!' Medicine in tlie* Age of Chemistry b} a Committee of the American Chemi cal Society, is being sent from the New York headquarters to every accredited high and secondary school in the com. try, and sets of these reference book: aro being placed in the leading libra rics of the State for the of stu dents who enter the competition. The contest which has the endorse raent of Dr. John J. Tigert, Commission er of Education of the United States is fully described is » pamphlet, wlii will he distributed' 'through the big’ «eb- ad, the Lb re '-This pampo ei/»t*uiit ui ailuxion to laooUuui letters of endorsement from Dr. Tignri and from D. E. C. Franklin, Presiedn of the American Chemical Society, . full outline of the terms and' condi tions of the contest together with thi letter of gift of Mr. Garvan. Tho en tire supervision of the contest and the award of the prizes has been left ti the American Chemical Society by Mr Garvan. H. E. Howe, Editor of ‘Ii dustrial and Engineering Chemistry,’ the official organ of the American Chemical Society, has been named a Chairman of tho Committee, and In is assisted -by Dr. Wilder I). Bancrof Professor of Chemistry at Cornell i iversity, one of tho best known men i educational circles in this country at President of the American Chemica Society in 1910; by Dr. Charles !' Herty, President of the Synthetic Or ganic Manufacturers Association and President of the American Chemica Society in 1915 and 19U1; and by Ale under Williams, Jr- of New York, w.. is acting us Secretary of the Commit! It is the plan of the committee ii charge to appoint a national Com mittee of fifteen who will be chosen from all walks of life; from among the leading educators, scientists and public spirited men and women of th -1 Mr. F. A. Martin for the past foui years owner and manager of the cream cry at Philadelphia, Miss., has bo'.igi the Water Valley Cooperative Cream cry and taken charge of the biisin here. Air. Martin comes to Water Valle; as an experienced creamery man, ha\ ihg had charge of the large plant A. & AI. College, Miss., for four y. . prior to taking up busines for hiiiis at Philadelphia, lie expects to enlar:. the local plant both in the butter am ice cream departments, and will buil a hardening room for the iee crcai department. i he Water Valley pooperativ Creamery which has a largo patronag i.as been owned and operated for tb psl few yeardi by Air. J. K. Sisselt. -o-. WHERE HAPPINESS IS FOUND “In friendships, In generous thoughts and lielpin; othsrs, in .riendly letters, in pleasant word.s In little kindnesses, In work we love, in mutual coi. fidences, In healthful recreations, lu cultivating the mind, In doing our duties cheerfully, Iu facing life with a smile, In achieving worthy ambitious, In the companionships of books, In doing one's best regardless oi rewards- ’ ’ -o Weekly News Letter W. T. BOND, Supt. The work for cripple boys and giri and men and women beguu by tin State Department of Education in th< summer of 1921 has not only brought happiness to tho lives of hundreds oi finff Mississippi boys and gir.a and c pened the door of hope to many wh. thought it had forever elotad aeains* them .but has utSo brought womletfu' roan *-ou a fiusitVc! ' Vtt. During thd fiscal year .just Closed th 1 total annual earnings of 183 cripple*' citizens has been iui reased from $48. 009 to $126,U00. Since tho state put up only $17,000 a year for this \vu, it is easy to seo that it has been u splendid investment. Every cripple is entitled to a cliano -o KEVIVAL MEETING CLOSES AT ENIL The revival services conducted bj Kcv. John 8. Thomas in Enid, begin ning October 15th with preaching eac! morning at ten o’clock and cvenin at seven during the week, wero blessc The organization of a Boys Brot erhood Club will mean much to tl young people since this is the only so eicty of tho kind in the town. The Ladies'Aid Society was organiz ed with a good Ynembership. country. It will he the duty of thi Committee to judge the essays and L award the scholarships in tho natioiita competition. They will be assisted in their work by Stato Committees o eleven whoso duty will bo to awai the prizes in tho State competitions. 40 per cent- SAVINGS IN YOUR FUEL BILL -40 per cent ^ A Smaller Armful of Wood If you have one of the ordinary fuel-devouring wood heaters you will be glad to know of the new principle of the Down Draft that saves one-half the fuel. This principle is found only in the ► - 0IMM0SS WILSON Air Tight rHEATER For Wood Feed the fire half as often— half as much at a time — the down draft prevents waste of heat up the chimney — forces back all gases into the fire, where they are burned. Because the * *• 5IMM0N9 Wilson is air-tight, fire can be held for 36 hours—also perfect combustion is made possible. We sell the «■ «• SlMMOKf Wilson Heaters. This famous WILSON RANGE is made from the best iron obtainable. It being solid cast through-out (except lining of oven door.) Assures you of a long period of service. All castings are smooth. Joints and locks fitted perfectly making it a perfect, even and economical baker WIDE RANGE OF STYLES AND PRICES CuH to seo us and let us show you their convincing advantages. HAMNER The Furniture and Hardware Dealer Phone 61 North Main St __ Here's I.T Where The Draft Ei\ieir%s/ The most perfect draft ever applied to combustion, is the patent Hot Blast Down Draft of the *• <=• SIMMONS Wilson Heaters. The only draft that secures perfect results and prevents waste. This draft is found only in the SMM0H0 WILSON Hot Blast Heater The air enters at the top, mixing with the combustion gases and fire, producing heat units to the full efficiency of the fuel used, doubling the heat units. | In other words, only half the amount of fuel used in ordinary heaters is necessary. The * SIMMONS Wilson is air-tight, nuking perfect combustion possible and a fire can be held 36 hours. r Jackson will have tlio biggest and greatest religious revival in the "his tory of tlio state if invitations ex tended yesterday are accepted by Rev Gypsy, Sr., and Rev. Gypsy Smith, Jr, world renowned revival preachers and both men whom are virtually Jacksoa men, in the hearts and minds of tne people of this city. The invitations wero forwarded by the Jackson pastors yesterday by tele- r graph, urging Rev. Gypsy -Smith, Sr. o conduct u series of religions meet ups here the last week in December ind urging Rev. Gypsy Smith, Jr., tc lead in the song services at the same meetings. Answers are expected today and it is hoped that the iuvitationt will be accepted. , -o-’ HUNDREDS GATHER IN NEW ORLEANS New Orleans, La. Cct., 23.—Hun dreds of men interested in the cotton industry were arriving or wore on their way to New Orleans tonight for the Nn tional Boll Weevil Menace Confer ence which begins hero tomorrow to continue through Friday'. Colton grow ers, cotton mill operators, men who trade in the commodity on me ex changes, entomologists, chemists, bank ers, officials of railroads which derive revenue from its transportation and others were preparing to discuss the ravages of the weevil, the best means to convince Congress that the pest it a national and not a sectional pest. ing with the nomination Mr. Boone m has said: “The farmers have been demanding a dirt farmer representative on the In terstate Commerce Commission, Beserv* Board and other governmental agencies Now it is possible of this district to send a real dirt farmer as their rep resentative to the Congress of the United States. * “I nominate Waiter Clark of Coa homa County for that office. He is » real dirt farmer and has given more of his time, means and effort* to bet tor the condition of those who till the soil than any other man in the district and now tho farmers can benefit them selves and in a small measure reward him for what he has done and put him ill a larger field to continue his sTork.’* --o • — Legion Delegates Returned Friday Messrs. W. W. Frost, G. L, Gilfford Lloyd Brow and Leo Wilson, the del* 'gation from Curtis E. Pass Post No. . 57, who attended tho National Con tention of the American Legion at San * [•’raneisco, returned last night after an tbsouoo of more than two weeks. They nade tho trip on tho Mississippi Spe* ■ial which carried a largo delegation ' if Legionaires and Auxiliary members 5rom Missisippi, Tennessee and other Southern States. During their trip hoy visited Yellowstone Park, The ■■avo of tho Winds, the Grand Canyon ind many othor interesting places of ratural beauty found in the Golden West. ----I T. Q. ELLIS HONORED 1 ' Mr. T. Q. Ellis, Junior Grand War* Ion of the Masonic Lodge of Mississippi s acting Grand Master in the absence if tho Grand MastdV of tho Lodge ,vho is attending a mooting of the Masonic Lodges in Wahshington, D. C -o HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL WEDNESDAY OCT. SI. The Parent Teachers Association will live a Halloween Carnival next Wed nesday, beginning at 3 P. M. -at the High School. Prizes will be awarded as follows: Tho best costumed couple, $5.00 Thu bust costumed individual, $2.00 Tho best costumed boy or girl tinder 10 years of ago $1.00 each. An oyster supper will be given in conjunction with the Carnival whieb will be served at 6 P. M.