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VOL. 55 I otyr €>tyl? £>i]ap MRS. S. W. SCALES, = WE HAVE TO MOVE AUG. 1. \ 1 In order to reduce our stock as muck as possible we offer at kalf price COAT SUITS, COATS, DRESSES and HATS, i I and 10 per cent discount on Hosiery, - 1 Undergarments, Toilet Goods and I all Piece Goods, Crocket | and Knitting Tkread == ■ 1 "| | DROP IN AT THE “Dew Drop Inn” You Will Find Everything Cozy and Comfortable ALL KINDS OF COOL DRINKS, Coco Cola, Budwelaer on Tap, Sandwiches of all kinds, “Hot Dogs’’ and Short Order Lunches ICE CREAM AND OTHER ICES Fancy and Plain Candies and all kinds of Fruit Cigars, Cigarettes, Tobacco A First-Class Cafe will be added after July 1 DEW DROP INN Blue Bird Theatre Old Stand I Health! Comfort! Economy! * IN HAVING YOUR OLD SHOES REPAIRED ■ Dig em out of the closet —bring 'em to me. Save the price of new ones and save the comfort that’s in the old ones. |||| I USE THE Best Leather and Rubber Heels finished up in FIRST-CLASS CONDITION WORK* GUARANTEED I ELECTRIC SHOE SHOP Door Starkviile Bakery j : i ,i... i ifP i. I.) i. eaters Har about the kind eats they eat, IN HOT WEATHER. Beef, Mutton or Pork and must be kept sani- H , vhat you get at rket and Grocery 5 Have the Quality. 1 ji’-" STARKVILLE. MISSISSIPPI, JULY 14, 1022 I Prof. Fox Visits Indianola. j (Indianola Tocsin. July 7th.; Prof. and. W. Fox, ot the great farm at Seotts, was a distinguished visitor to ludiauoia Monday. There is perhaps no other man in the Delta who holds such a warm place in the hearts ot our people as does Prof. Fox, He is a pioneer in the modern methods of farming and has helped our farmers, as uo other man could do, in making tbe farm er’s life enjoyable and his work profitable. Prof. Fox is a firm believer in calcium arsenate poisoning of the boll weevil. He says that it is the best known method, at present, of beating the bug. He says it is no longer an experiment; that his company has tried it out verv suc cessfully and are fully committed to it. He does not think so much of the molasses treament. He says the farmer can make good cotton crops despite the boll weevil if they use the poison. Prof. Fox has many friends here who are always glad to see him and who look to him when in farms ing trouble ot any kind. Mr. Bob Dendy Found Dead. When Mr. K. P. Washington and daughter were returning from West Point last Thursday, just be fore reaching Tibbee bridge, in Clay county, they met a team without a driver, drawing a wagon loaded with logs. Going a few hundred yards further they discovered the driver of the team with bis arms mangled uud otherwise hurt. The man was breathing his last and expired while Mr. Washington was examining him. The dead man was Bob Uendv, and was employed by the Harrison Log & Tie Cos., of West Point. Help was sumtnoued from the mill, which was only a short distance from the scene, and the body was removed to West Point. It was found that he was subjeot to vertigo, uud it is supposed he had an attack and fell from iris wagon, which passed over his bodv, which caused his death Mr. Dendy had been in West Point only about two weeks, having come from Houston, Miss., where bis father and mother redde. i ■ *t f Oktibbeha’s Vote For U. S. Senator lu PJII Oktibbeha casi 1,4159 votes iu the United States senato rial race, ns follows; Vardaman 7G3 Alexander 478 Percv 198 Vardaman’s plurality. 8(i In 1918 there were 1,153 votes cast, as follows: Harrison G 57 Vardaman 422 Noel 84 Harrison’s plurality.. 151 At the coming senatorial elec tion. which takes place in August, it is estimated that there will be about 2,000 votes cast, with the woman vote to reckon with, and with a woman in the race. It will take a political prophet to foretell the result. Dr. A. A. Wofford and Mr. L L„ : Eaves spent a day on Noxnbhe this-week and caught a fine string; of;fish. All fishermen -Who have gone out recently report fine suc cess; slt. and, Mrs. Fayette Douglass visited home folks in the Self Cjfeek and Double Springs neigh borhood last Sunday. I "‘" ’> * r 686. cores Malarial fever, PLANS FOR PRIMARY Slate Executive Committee Prescribes Qualifications lor Voting. The date of the primary election to nominate a Democratic United States senator, a congressman, a chancellor and a circuit judge is Tuesday, August 15th. The state Democratic executive committee met in Jackson, Satur day, July Ist, to arrange for the Primary. The chief business before tbe session was the question of pres scribing qualicatious for voting iu the Democratic primaries and how same are to be determined. The committee adopted resolutions dis tinctly defining those entitled to vote, but left it to the officers of election to test their qualifications. The secretary was instructed to send out the regular sample official ballot to be used as a guide in making up tbe ballots for use in the various counties. Resolutions were also adopted calling attention to the working of the absent voter law. The committee had nothing to do witli fixing the date ot the primas ries, as they are fixed by statute tor the third Tuesday in August. The resolutions adopted were as fol lows: Whereas, a primary election is to he hchl throughout Mississippi on Tuesday, August 15, 1922, for the selection of a Democratic candidate for the office of United States senator, one supreme court judge from the southern district, both for the unexpired and the.regular term, a congressman from each con gressional district in tbe state, and a judgvof tlle circuit and chancery conrls in each judical district of said state, and, Whereas, the state Democratic exec utive committee ,is duly mindful of the obligations as well as the penalties im posed by Section 3717, Chapter 3, Code 1906—Hemingway’s Code, Section 6409, —in which is found this language: “The primary election officers . . . shall have the powers and perform the daties, where not otherwise pro vided, required of such officers in a general election, and any and every act of omission which hy law is an offense when committed in or about or in respect to such general elec tions, shall be an offense committed in or about or in respect to a primary election.” Therefore be it Law is Quoted Kesoiyed by the Democratic State Executive Committee, that by virtue of the authority yested in us under Section 3717 of the code of 1906, Hemingway’s Code Section 0109, the folio wing rules and regulations arc hereby established to govern and control said primary elec tion, to wit: That only white Democrats who are duly and legally qualified electors Ilia voted the Democratic ticket in the pres idential election of 1920, or who woulu have done so bad they gone to the election, or been legally entitled to vote in that election, be allowed to vote in such primary. By tbe words “duly and legally qualified electors” is meant Democrats —not those who simply call themselves Democrats, and who voted the Kepubli can or Socialist ticket in tbe presiden tial election of 4020—ambthose who have paid all taxes required for tfie year 1921, on or betore the first day of Feb ruary this year, us well as all’taxes re quired for the year 1920, and who have resided in the state two years and will nave resided within the election pre cinct In which they offer to voto one year preceding the 7th day of Novem ber, 1922, and who are otherwise law fully qualified to vote. County Democratic executive commit tees and precinct election officers are reminded that Section 3705, Chapter ill, Code 1906, Section 6397 Heming way Code, requires that tbe “county executive committee shall meet on the first or second day after each primary election; shall receive and canvas the returns, which must be tirade Within the timedlxed-by law for the returns of gen eral elections,” and that “the vote for state and district offices shall be tubu lated by precincts and certified” to the proper ipjthorly ns required by law, “Within thirty-six hojurs after the re turns are canvarted aud tbe result aer tabled. Must Be Democrats Tliat county Democratic executive 1 , committees are hereby directed to pre serve the ballots and the returns from cacti and every voting precinct, together with a list of voters who voted, in the ballot boxes used at each precinct. That the officers holding said election arc hereby required to challenge any persou wlio is suspected of having been alliliatcd with any other than the Dem ocratic party within the laat two years, and as authorized hy Section 11717 of the Code of 1906, already referred to, shall swear such person as to liia party alliliation and shall keep a list of such names and furnish the same to the county Democratic execulive commit tees, throughout the state, to he peosc ouled for perjury if justified by the facts. That the various county Democratic committees, throughout the state, arc hereby requested to see that the forego ing resolutions are faithfully carried out; and u copy of these resolutions ha printed and sent out with each and every ballot box. Absent Voter Law lie it resolved, hy the Democratic ex ecutive committee, that attention is hereby called to tlie fact that tlie Ab sent Voter Law is still in full force ami effect, ami that the chairman of the Democratic county executive oonimiii tees and the press of the state are re quested to call attention to Hie existence of said statnte, in order that electors of the state on election day may avail themselves of its privileges. He it further resolved, that wo espe cially call attention to the fact that ballots east by absent voters should lie mailed direct to the circuit clerk of the conrly, and by him deposited in the ballot box fur that precinct on the day ol the election, ami chairmen of county executive committees are urged to show due diligence and sec that all such bal lots are accounted for before llnal tabu lation of the returns is announced. Women Can Vole. Whereas, inquiry has been made of the Democratic state execulive commit tee fur a ruling upon the right of a woman to participate in state, county and municipal party primaries under the following circumstances, to wit; A married woman named Mary Koe regis ters as Mary Koe, she pays her poll tux using her husband’s name, taking re ceipt in the name of Mrs Klchard Hoc, The question is, May she participate in a party primary? Now, therefore, bo it resolved by the Democratic stale executive committee of Mississippi, that where thorc Is no doubt us to the identity el the individ ual. ami of the fact that Mary Koe is Mrs. Kichard Koe, she has a perfect right to participate in the party pri maries. Music in Church. Usually the first thing a stranger asks when seeking a house ot wor ship in a strauge city is, “Where can I find the best music? ’ He rarely ever asks where lie can hear the best sermon, So wo say to ttie churches, that it they expect to get tho congregations, they cannot depend on the pastor alone to fill the pews. Vazoo City Herald. Of course music has its place in ! the church, it is part of the service and inspires tiie minister as well as the congregation, but tbe man or woman who seeks the church where the best music can be found hud better go to a theatei or sonqe mu sical concert. They are not geeks mg spiritual inspiration. Mrs. W. W. Karasev, who has been quite sick for several days, we are glad to state is improving. Messrs. Aaron Friday and T. J, Uarpole, of Maben. were in the city Saturday. Messrs. Mai Thompson and Oss e&r Neeley, of Double Springs, were visitois to the city. Monday. The local watenpel.on crpp is lute this year. So far as known no home-raised melons have appeared in the fuarket, „ . Prof. J. H. Woodard, at one time principal of the Starkville High School, spent several days here this week. NO. ,?o As to the Road Amendment. Writing to the Columbus Com l ' mercia l Dispatch under caption of “No Federal Funds for Mississippi Hoads if Hoad Amendment Fail", ’ State Highway Commissioner D. W. Rohins says that "unless Miss sissippi votes the proposed constis tutional amendment providing for jurisdiction over stale roads hv the scale highway commission this state will not participate further in the distribution of the $50,000. ■ 000 road fund each year by the federal government ” Alter an< sweruig lullv what he considered opposition to the road amendment by a voter writing in the Columbus Commercial Dispatch signing him self "Noxubee Voter,” and show* ing that this voter hud misunder stood the amendment, Mr. Robins sums up what the (mention really means by Hie following statement and explanation: However, I waul to say that if this campaign Is curried on without misrep resentation ami xpiaruly on a correct statement of facts of ilie issue involved, the voters of Mississippi will vote al most unanimously for (hi proposed amend on nt. The (piesliun la: Ho the people of Mississippi want to have $1,000,000 from the government each year to bo spent mi 7 per cent of the highways under the supervision of the State lli’hway D’patt; meat, which dcpaatmeul will spend this allotment in the construction and main tenance of thu state highway and flit per cent of tile roads controlled by and maintained hy the hoard of supervisors, or do they want to continue, as at pres ent, all the system under the board of supervisors, with the State of Mississippi paying its pro rata of the government appropriation and receiving ao benefit-. The act of oongresa gives ns three years in which to make this change ut our state constitution, so If the matter is defeated in November there can he no other opportunity presented for changing the constitution within that three-year period. This makes it abso lutely necessary that every citizen who has the true interest of the state at heart should become informed and un derstand the real <|uetlon at issue be fore ho goes to the polls. Duties of School Trustees Defined By Supt. Bond About fifty per cent ot the truss tees of Hie rural schools are not worth much at. trustees for the reason that they Jo not uu den. land very well their dulim, declares W F. Bond, state superintendent of education. Home ot their duties are promulgated by him, as fol lows : 1. To organize by electing a sec retary, who shall preside ut all meetings of the hoard 2. To select teachers not later than the loth of July. If. To take care of the school building. 4. To supervise the expenditure oJ funds. 5. To help enforce the couipnl sorv school law. 6. To suspend and expel pupils for misconduct, 1 7. To visit the school at least I once a month I h. To see that fuel is provided, if. To sign the teachers’ monthly reports 10. In consolidated districts, in ' co-operation with the county su i periutendeiit, to provide for the ' transportation of children. > Beginning with July 24th, there will be held at the county court house a meeting of the trustees of every county in the state during the two weeks that follow, tor the purpose of working out plans for making the money we are going to spend on schools next year count for most. A program will appear next week. WANTED TO RENT.— House or apartment; light housekeeping. Have If children, Box %, A. &. M, College.