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Win canning clubs, aud the in dividual cauuer of fruits and variables are doing u great work in* Oktibbeha county in the way of sort ing the food question but what Oktibbeha wants is a big central earning factory that yrill create a market for the produea-lhat would be raised by our fanners and truck growers were such uu industry established. Farmers would plant largely of vegetables and would give more attention to growing fruit for market were they assured that they would have a local sale for what they raised, Thousands of dollars are spent every year tor canned goods which are ship ped here from foreign markets Why not make this section pro duce and can its own goods? There is no more favored section in the Fulled States for much growing than Oktibbeha County, and now that cotton is an un certain crops and can no longer he depended upon as the farmer’s main supply for mouev we must turn our attention to other means of making a living. Truck growing and canning industry will go a long way to help us iu the great problem that confronts us —the conservation of food stuff. Prof, F. D. Mellon of the A. & M. College delivered the Com mencement address at the Kos ciusko High School last week. His thjeme was “Community Leader ship. Prof. Melleu address was a flue effort aud his subject was admirably haudled aud, the Kos ciusko Herald makes the following copiplimeutry comment; The address of Prof. Melleu wai* laden with superior dictum auif much wholesome advice. He is a scholarly young man, fired with ambition and interest in the up; buUdiug of our great state. It ir phasing to those of us who are in terested iu the well being of Miss-, issippi along industrial aud ed ucatiowal lines, to see aud bear youbg men so imbued with the spirit of progress aud with the ability and willingness to impart their knowlego as best they may to others from the platform. We need more such instructors as Prof. Melleu iu our educational insti tutions. The Mississippi Press Associa tion met at the thriving city of Laurel last week aud the Times representative was much impressed with the thrift aud growth of this enterprising city. Although the people of Laurel are oeeupied with big things iu tbe way of manu facturing, mercantile interests and industries of all kiud they fouud time to welcome the Press members iu a most royal maimer aud enter tain them with old time opeu hearted hospitality. Every member of the Press will try remember Laurel aud ber generous people. Mississippi's law prohibits to sell, barter, exchange, give ciga rettes, cigars, smoking tobacco, snuff, to these under the age of 18, Penalty tine or imprisonment,— West Point Times Herald. True there is such a law ex isting, but like all other freak laws, it has been forgotten and by common consent will never be observed, A Sturkville boy, Col Harry Jim. geseofthe I‘nited States Engineers will have the honor of command ing the first America* force in France, West Point joiues with Etaravkille in pride by right of a neighbor.-West Point Times Hetald. W hen this cruel war is over the Smith will have learned one lesson that is to provide for itself and not depend on the North and the West for every commodity used, and paying for it with cotton. It was the Red Cross that went stiaight to the assistance of home less Atlanta people after the tire uf two nights ngo. The Red rbrss is a helper in peace as well as in jar -Exchange ■ - ■- ■-■ r 1 ■ -■ ' -- I GOING OUT OF BUSINESS | Begins Saturday, May 26th, 1917 On account of war conditions with the duties upon those citizens who are eligible for jl registration and subject to selective draft, it demands that I dispose of my mercantile bus* I mess witbin sixty days: I therefore am offering my entire stock of Dry Goods, Cloth- jj j mg, Shoes and Notions; also all fixtures in the store, viz: Show Cases, Window Fix- I tures and Iron Safe for any price that they may bring regardless of original cost and value, jl This stock of merchandise was bought before goods advanced, and these good are worth I much more at factory prices than what we are offering them for. Our stock consists ! of staple merchandise. We have lots of winter goods and winter Shoes that we are I offering at half the price you will he able to buy three months from now- e must sell j at once and you have a chance to make your money go twice as far as it will hereafter. Just a few of the many sensations: % ill Hen Clothing, Etc. T " Dress Goods Ladies’ Shoes Real heavy glade Overall’s, regularly 150 Ginghams per jard only 8 1-2 C. $2.50 Mary Jane Pump, Patent ii . Cj ° U ’ g Ul '9Bc 15c Crepe, Fancy and solid colors leather and Gun Metal, Go- !| ol business bale pr ic e , during this sale, only. . 8c mg Out Business Sale price $ 1.48 ill Fl l:s%r r ai n f s f'‘E i( J ■ >SC Hose now on. y 9c *“ **- St... in Jit they last "vUC 50c Silk Hose, Going Out of Busi- fereut sizes and leathers, tkat will be tnark- MEA’S PAISTS ntssSale T > ice 39C and down and on the counter! for about One |1! of all kind will go at actual halt of _ , Dollar a pair. Be early and get tliem. j j former price. Come and see these CHS onOCS American Beauty Corset|l.2s and I u ' $5,00 low cut Shoes, tan and W.fiO values for only 85C I ga ' n9 ' black $2.98 ?5c and SI,OO Corsets only.. 48c "I BOYS’ sens s4.oobhoes. Going out ol Bus- ' v -rp-r _ y 1 I Knee pants, $7.50 Boys’ Stills QQ ness Sale price... S2 IQ *°U Will DC COflVinCed Going Out of Busines sale t/O * * j __ $3,60 and $2.50 dress Shoes, Of the BARGAINS I $5.00 Suits going at $2.89 also for every day wear, C $5.50 Suits, closing out at only $1,98 closing out price Sr.9B | when you visit thesale Remember we are going out of business and this opportunity to buy goods at sacrifice prices may not repeat. S.R. WINN, STARKVILLE, MISS. Why W Slay Poor We throw away water aud buy whiskey. We raise rats aud buy corn. We throw awav ashes and buy soap, We raise hickory bark aud buy rope. We raise does and buy hogs. We raise wood and buy coal. We raise licks and buy beef. We raise molasses aud boy sugar. We raise hookworms and Hies to kill people. We build school houses but send our children abroad to school. We send our boys out to huut with a $lO gun, a S2O dog, after 10 cents worth of game and then cry bard times. Do you understand?—Varoo County N^wb. If It’s Friming.iYou Want— Tints Save a Slice of Bread a Day. If every household in the United State will save a slice of bread a day instead of wasting it as hap pens now, there will be 14 000,000 ounces of (lour saved daily which is equivalent to 875* 000 pounds, or million one pound loaves of bread For a full year this slight saving of wasted food aluffs would be:jlb,'JOO,UOd pounds of flour, 1,000,000 barrel, „ r ough to make 060,000,000 loaves As it take* about 4 1-g bushels of wheat to make a barrel of ~t< dinars flour this waste amounts to 7,000,000 bushel* of l,* t Fourteen to mnetenth’e buyhel. of wheat are raised on the average acre throughout h- United states so the fruit of 47b,<**1 ~ being throw awav by Ok* waetage of • tike of treed a day jg avry w ft The owners of autos diamonds aid golf sticks should be made to pay their part of the war tax, The Illinois Central is eucour* aging its employers to grow gardens by giving then grounds on its right*of way to cultivate, If the next legislature wants to do a good torn for the tax payers !of the State let them abolish the Hoard of equalisation which h media no one but the members who draw salaries. The Time* is surprised and disappointed to note that John Sharp William* voted for the l*r##* censorship bill. Well, the best a* men go wrongsome times, . William*, while the greatest | state man in America is Ukt all iVtiwr iinbU to rr. Scales, President. A.O. EfTln. 'CMhler •• ' Asa’t Cashier DpriQT . A ’ *• Kusl) i Ass't Cashier peoples savings bani STARKVILLK, MISSISSIPPI *** urn Urn, „ ... 1 • 'i iand Pergonal Security •ofiKK” “"•**“ f * o—r — O , *'* * 'J • ’.y ■*• ■[' /■■• >■. •.1 fu) rou /) S °ULE COLLEGE a new orlea v*. la.- Courull “* Mo “ Practical / Bu *i ne “- In Shorthand and SHOULD BE EDUCATED n SSuII^CcIISI to •unwr asA a- rJsHSS SKSaaag* htMto. fess fcSis; ****^ itntk Mi MUnta* SSST-- .