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The Keshoha Democrat.
Quinn and Fox. : : Proprietors
W. T. QUINN, :::::: Editor.
Subscription: SI a year.
Judge Adam Byrd is quoted as say
ing that had he been in Judge Bul
lard’s position the editor of this news
paper would have been sent to jail for
contempt of court. Well, maybe so.
But who cares? There are lots of
newspaper men in this section who
arc perfectly willing to tell the truth
and risk the consequences.—Jones
County News.
A representative of the Democrat
called Mr. Byrd’s attention to the
above from the Jones County News
and asked for a statement of his posi
tion. Mr. Byrd denied having made
such statement as reported or having
made any statement concerning the
matter giving rise to the reputed. It
.will be remembered that Mr. IJyrd
was at one time the Editor of this
paper and as such realize the many
trials and tribulations which -such a
one is subjected and therefore never
antagonize a country editor.
There are being a great
many things suggested to
the Governor to call the at
tention of the next Legisla
ture to for enactment into
laws. Of making laws, there
seems to he no end. There
is a good deal of merit, ap
parently, in some of the
measures suggested and some
appear to us to he ridiculous.
•One of these is a. suggestion
about a law against allow
ing men who commit crimes
to ple%d insanity. This ap
pears to us as the veriest of
Jolly. In the first place, if a
man is actually insane, he is
■not morally, legally or in
.any tether way responsible
fpr his acts and deserves the
.sympathy and consideration
of hisfeMowrnan, rather than
.their pondemnation and pun
ish mept before trial. His
Wind for the time being is
gone and needs the care of
the State to restore it. A hu
man soul is top precious to
Thus be declared criminal for
something done when there
,can not possibly exist a
.criminal intent, the very gist
of the offense. He is like one
.walking in his sleep. Then
,we in Mississippi have had
po reason to fear that Jus
.tice would be perverted, as
done in the Thaw case,
by men playing insane to
av t pid punishment for the
grimes tliey. commit. This
was aptly illustrated in the
.Smith case. iSrnith was weal
thy and able to secure coun
sel pit the very first ability.
He was as ably defended as
Thaw or any one else, with
all the power and family in
fluence and money could
bring to bear, yet he was
Convicted. There is also the
Sorsby case and others,
where Mississippi juries have
been tried and found to be
all right, and so long as men
are convicted.under our pres
ent liberal and just laws, it
seems to qs to puss any
kind of law that would furth
er abridge the rights of free
jjorn American citizens.
Honor Roll
Of the Philadeldhia Bap
tist Sunday School, showing
those only who have been
regular in attendance for the
Ist, 2nd and 3rd quarters
pf the year.
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[Educational Department, I
F. L. IiKYAN 1 I
and > Editors. I
A. S. McClendon, ' I
Communications to this department should be addressed to fl
A. s. McClendon, Philadelphia, Miss. I
2 wii;cgK.wrWßßWiilß—— l UW
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Tlie School Teaches’s
Creed.
I believe in boys and girls, the
men anc women of a great to
morrow ; that whatsoever the
boy smveth the man shall reap.
I believe in the curse of ignor
ance, efficacy of schools, in the
dignity of teaching, and in the
joy of serving others. I believe
in wisdom as revealed in human
lives as well as is the pages of a
printed hook, in lessons taught,
not so much by precept as by ex
ample, iu ability to work with
the hands as well as to think
with the head, in everything that
makes life large and lovely. I
believe in the beauty in the!
schoolroom, in the home, in daily |
life, and in ont-of-dqors. 1 be
lieve in laughter, in love, in
faith, in all ideals and distant
hopes that lure us on. I believe
tnat every hour of every day we
receive a just reward for all we
are and all we do. I believe in
the present and its opportunities,
in the future and its promises, I
and in the the divine joy of liv
ing. Amen.
Edwin Osgood Grover.
• —■
Has your School a Teacher
Should you need a teacher let me
know at once that I may assist you in
securing one. State whether your
school is willing to suppliment and
how much.
class no. 4, Mrs Willie Cat
ledge, teacher.
Ist quarter.
Ervie Qujnp
Irene Yates
Clyde Griffith
Owida Craw sou
Lizzie Jubett
2nd quarter
Ervie Quinnn
Irene Yates
Clyde G.iiifith
Owida Crawson
Lizzie Jubett
3rd quarter
Ervie Quinn
Irene Yates
class no. 5, Nathan Wright
Teacher
Ist quarter
Earl Ygtcs
Tommy Coghlan
2nd quarter
Earl Yates
Tommy Coghlan
3rd quarter
Earl Yates
Tommy Coghlan
class no. C, 11. E. Horne
Teacher
Ist quarter
Eugene Yates
Percy Quinn
2nd quarter
Engine Yates
Percy Quinn
Turner Catledge
3rd quarter
Eugene Yates
class no. Miss Georgia
Yates Teacher.
Ist quarter
Ora Quinn
Bettie Wilson
2nd quarter
Ora Quinn
Bettie Wilson
Bessie Catledge
3rd quarter
Louis Mnlpus
H iliie May McKinney
All .eachers wanting schools wil
confer with me at once.
F. L. Bryan,
Cos. Supt.
Teachers’ Examination.
There being a great many re
quests over the state for special
examinations, the State Superin
tendent. has decided to give a reg
ular examination on the B.h and
9th of October. All who wish to
take this examination w ill please
be on hand at S o’clock a in on
the Bth. There will be no special
examinations.
F. L, Bryan,
Oo Snpt.
Schools Open Oct. 18.
The School board ordered
till public schools that are
taught during the winter to
open Oct., 18, 11)09.
F.L. Bryan,
Cos. Supt.
Neshoba County Teachers
Association
Will meet at Philadelphia October
16, 1909. We will meet but one
day this time. After this meeting we
will have our regular two-days meet
ings. We hope to have some im
portant business—grading the schools,
daily programs, etc. Come.
Citizens Meeting.
At n meeting of the Citizens of
Philadelphia, Miss, on Tuesday
morning, Oct sth, 1909, the fol
lowing proceedings were had.
On motion, L J Catledge was
appointed chairman and Odie
Moore Secretary.
On motion the Chairman ap
pointed S H Stribling. U L Bre-
Irnd, J F McClauley, W T Quinn
and W 1 Luko as a committee to
draft resolutions speaking the;
sentiments of the people of the
town as regards the recent whip
ping and terrorizingofthe nogroes
o f ou r town. Who pre
sented the following resolutions,
which was adopted, as follows;
Whereas, It has been brought,
to the attention of the people of
Philadelphia, Miss., that some
persons have recently whipped
and terrorized certain negroes of
thetown and certain othernegroes
who come to this town to trade
and
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Whereas, such conduct not
only render, servents scarce and
dissatisfied, but is calculated to
injure the fair name of the town
as well as its business interests,
therefore be it
Resolved, by the citizens of the
town of Philadelphia in mass
meeting assembled, That we
condemn all such lawlessness,and
especially the disturbing and
whipping of negroes in the
night time, and lieieby pledge
ourselves to the protection of
any and all people of whatever
race so long as they are doing the
right thing and are occupying
the position in a social way and
otherwise that providence has
designed that they should occu
py-
On motion another committee
was appointed, consisting of A J
Yates, E V Donald, A J Mayo, J
D King, O I* Hays, R G Moore
ami ,J A Myers to notify all par
ties concerned of the action
taken by the citizens in this
meeting assembled.
There being no further husi
ms necessary to come before
the meeting, on mol ion it was
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| The First National Bank. \
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I RUNNING RISKS. f
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{ Despite the prevalence of robbery, a few continue
I to keep money about their homes. In thus doing, 'M
J they are not only risking the loss of money, but $
f. ' ' w
I also their lives. How much safer and better it K
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} would be if these people were to bring their money
( to the Bank. Are you running such risks? If so
{ bring your money to THE FIRST NATIONAL }
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( BANK and let us pay vou T per cent interest on it. )
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THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
y Capital paid in $50,000.00. {
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) Surlpus and Profits - $5,000.00.
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adjourned.
1. .1 Catledge,
Odie Moore, Chairman.
Clerk.
For comfort and wear buy
a lloyal Worcester Corset.
Henderson-Molpus Cos.
Philadelphia Abstract Company,
E.-S. Richardson,
Manager.
DUMDUM BULLET IS DEADLY.
Practically Employed Only by Great
Britain In Her Wars Against Un
civilized Peoples.
A ‘‘dumdum” bullet is a bullet
sometimes used in the British army,
where it is styled Mark IV. It re
sembles the ordinary service bullet,
except that the leaden core is loft
uncovered, and by further making
the casing weak at the apex the bul
let spreads out immediately on
striking a hone, and tears or splin
ters the body, usually with fatal re
sults. It was first made at Dum
dum arsenal, in India, whence its
name. The report of the command
ing officers in the Chitral campaign
of 1895 called attention to the fact
that while the sendee small-bore
bullet had iin me rise penetrating
power, it did not possess sufficient
stopping power, and a man struck
by it did not at once suffer shock or
disablement, hut continued to fight.
The wound of the Lce-Mctford (the
British service rifle) bullet, like that
of the Mauser, is a perfectly clean
perforation, which in many in
stances will soon heal. It was to
secure greater “stopping power”
i that the Dumdum was employed;
1 and, although it is under the ban
of the peace conference, Great Bri
tain still employs it, but only
against uncivilized peoples. Great
Britain refused to subscribe to the
clause condemning this type of bul
let, and thus left herself free to re
tain it. It was used in Egypt in
1895, but not in the Boer-British
war of 1899-’G2.
THE SULTAN’S CROWN.
Every event concerns the profes
sion. The connection between the
variety showmen and the deposition
of Abdul Hamid, the cruel Turk, is
not obvious, but the Stage points
out that it cost a French clown his
position. Years ago the Frenchman
exhibited a trained cat. The sultan
liked the show, had the Frenchman
arrested and imprisoned in the Yil
diz kiosk and paid him $2,500 a
year to train animals for the amuse
ment of the ladies of the harem.
The sultan is now a prisoner, sub
jected to the third degree, the ha
rem women are scattered to the
winds and the Frenchman and his
cat find themselves out of date in
the modern variety halls.
View of a Philosopher.
Whoever embarks with women em
b rks with a storm; but they are
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sr- Sr-’ & sr- sir- £r sr ir s*. sir. 2F S-. & C-- ifr $i s■' Sr $:5F®-
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|J| A Fresh Line of j|J
| GROCERIES S
lb STAPLE AND FANCY $
| JUST OPENED UP $
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jjj Goods the Best for the Money, f
Flour, Cheese, ¥
Sugar, Crackers, ffV
||| Coffee, Candies, |||
Syrup, Pickles, *f>
yl[f Vinegar, Canned Goods,
V*/ Glass ware, Crockery, Enameid ware fli
In fact, everything usually kept in a first
\i/ class Grocery Store. h\
il> /fv
\|/ Highest price paid for Cotton, Wool. jtfi
\|/ Hides, Furs, Beeswax, Tallow and all W
\V "* Contrv Produce. (II
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lb \xs &CaVV ai\i Ve\ ms sVvora out Uivc.
| CHEATHAM, GILLIS & PILGRIM, I
| PHONE NO. 107, 1)1
Philadelphia, Mississippi. W
DEAL THAT FELL THROUGH.
“Baron Encash was rather exact
ing as to the dot.”
‘That wasn t what broke the en
gagement,” answered Mr. Cumrox.
i don t object to seeing a young
man look out for Ids interests. But
when he applied for a cash advance
in order to buy an engagement ring
I must say it struck me as unbusi
nesslike.”
HER MOTIVE.
Mrs. Sharp—Have you filed those
divorce papers for me? If so, I
want you to stop them at once.’
Lawyer—Have you made it up
with your husband?
Mrs. Sharp—Good gracious, no I
But he’s just been run over and
killed by a motor car and I want
to sue the owner for damages.
MUCH MORE PLEASING.
He—\\ hich style do yon prefer in
the opera—German, Italian or
French ?
She—Oh, French, by all means.
There was a lovely one in front of
me last weeek in green velvet, with
black and white ostrich tips, com
bined with lace and pink roses.
Stray Stories.
Embarrassing.
Mike (as someone knocks)—Sure'
If 01 don’t answer, ufs -mme wan v'
give me a job. an’ If 01 do, ut’s tbe
lan’lord aftber the rbn.—Life j
Mr. F. G. Fritz, Oneonta, N.
Y., writes: “My little girl was
greatly benefited by taking Fol
ey’s Orino Laxative, and I think
it is the best remedy for constipa
tion and liver trouble. Foley’s
Orino Laxative is mild, pleasant
and effective, and cures habitual
constipation. Sold by all drug
gists.
Optimism.
“Some fish ale the bait right oft
my hook, <ihe said. "Cheer up l-Je'll
be all the bigger when you do catch
uiui, he responded, encouragingly
Expensive.
“They say he died poor.” ”He did.
You know he raised a large family
of girls and every one of them gradu
ated.”—Detroit Free Press.
Foley’s
Orino
Laxative
For Stomach Trouble, Sluggish
Liver and Habitual Constipation.
It cures by aiding all of the
digestive organs—gently stimu
lates the liver and regulates the
bowels— the only way that
chronic constipation can be
cured. Especially recommended
for women and children.
Clears blotched complexions.
Pleasant to take. Refuse substitutes.

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