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THE STARKVILLE NEWS VOL. XVf Public School Teachers Elected At a meeting of the board of education of Hie city heid last Friday night the following fac uliy for the Starkville public school were elected for the en suing year; R. C. Morris, prin cipal; Miss Fannie Lampkm, hall; Miss Thurza rnathemafcies; Miss Evelyn Pyle, history and declamaiion; Miss Ruili Mabus, Latin and English; Mrs, Her bert Smith, sixth grade. Miss Zadie Smith, fifth grades; Miss Jjoda Richey, fouth grade; Mrs Huh Saunders, third gradu; Miss Maud Carpenter, second grade; Miss Annie Dell Perkins, first grade; Miss Jerome Sage and Mrs Tommie Woodward, music. The board elected F. Li: Hogan president and J . R. Long sec retary. Circuit Court Pretermitted. The May term oP the circuit court has been pre-termiitod by order of Judge Carroll, he deem mg it expedient at this time to do so, as there is very little to occupy the court’s attention, q,nd also due to the farming classes needing every moment in the field, especially at this critical j uncture. BEAT THE BOLL WEEVIL Plant White Spanish ' We are ready to make contracts for fall delivery in car lots of 30,- 000 lbs. or will buy on the mar ket at Harvest time. Have no fear of there not being a market for all you grow. The yields depend on the MAN, your land will give you a BANK ACCOUNT if you work it intel ligently. Write us. The Refuge Cotton Oil Company Columbus, Miss. Have a lew bushels of seed nuts, at $1 85 per bushel I. Pig Club Boys Receive Pigs. Quite a number of pig and corn club hoys gathered here Tues day morning for the purpose of arranging to receive pigs The Merchants and Farmers Bank is financing the * affair and pre sented each boy with a fine D,j roc Jersey pig, to be paid back in the fall. The boys are proud of their pigs and promised to do the best the could. The city fathers had an inter esting meeting Tuesday night. Regain • Your Norma! ** Weight • k You can add one-fourth td one-half pound a day by drinking a glass of this delickna# digestant with each meal Shivar Ale PURE DIGESTIVE AROMATICS WITH SHIVAR MINERAL WATER AND GINGER Gives a hearty appetite, vigoroue digestion, rich blood, clear complex ion and firm fleh. Your money _ back on first dozen if not delighted. At all grocers and druggists. Bottled and guaranteed by thtf cele brated Shivar Mineral Spring, ShcU . ton. S, C If your regular dealer gannot supply you telephone • • ♦ J. L. WALKER & CO. WHknk DiitribaUnbtStakrib. Crops Small, But Looking Fine. Despite the fact that there has been little rain for the past four weeks, corn and cotton and other crops are looking fine In some pans of the county the ground is so hard that plowing has beep suspended until it rains. A de crease of at least 60 per cent is noted in the planting of cotton. The conservation of the food problem is a serious proposition with the tarmers, and they are determined to make every edge cut (barring weather and Providential conditions.) Vel vet and soy beans are being tried as ah experiment by many farmers. v 4— Louisville High School Commencement. • - The commencement exercises of the Louisville High School will begin Sunday, May 6, wuen Rev. J. D. Ray, pastor of the Starkville Baptist church, will preach the commencement ser mon. Those who are present on that occasion will never r egret listening to him. Mr, Ray is a forcible speaker with a splendid tlow of language and is a bibli cal scholar, Hon. W, C. Trotter of Winona will deliver the annual address. There are thirteen guaduates this session which has been one that the faculty and trustees are proud or. Death of Mr. R. K. Fondren After an illness of several weeks. Mr. R. K. Fondren who an ed from Macon to Mat bison died at the latter place last Sat - urday at the home of his son. He was a splendid citizen, having been a devoted member of the Baptist ehurcb. He had attain ed the age of 70, and during the war with the states was a mem ber of HieYhifty-first Mississip pi infantry. Mr."Fondren was also a member of the Masonic fraternity, He is survived by a number of sons and daughters, the wife ot Dr. Crumpton and Postmaster bikes of Starkville being bis daughters. All attend ed Hie obsequies. To the be reaved-#i he News extends coo dole ne'e. A. & M. Butter Wins First Place. The butler scoring couiesi held at the A, & M. College re cently showed conclusively that the butter made at the creamery had good qualities, winning Ihe the fir*t prize. The scoring was under the supervision of -Prof. Edwards of the U. b. Govern ment and Mr. T. W. Tate, col lege butter maker. The sample ranged from good to poor quality* Following are the scores: A. & M. Creamer/ 93 Macon 2x9 Aberdeen and Durant * 91% Water Valiev 92 Lexington 90 H Meridnlu 90 West .... -89 Sum rail 88?^ Mr. J. E. Roberts left Sunday morning for Aaron, Ohio, where had accepted a position in that city. He is a splendid young man and his many friends wish him success in his new fiald of labor. STARKVILLE, MISSISSIPPI, FRIDAY, MAY 4,1917. AGRICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL. | Fifteen Graduates Sermon by Rev. Barksdale—Dr. Whitfield Delivered Baccalaureate Address, The Oktibbeha County Agri. cultural High School ~at Long view began Its commencement exercises Sunday morning. A crowd tilled the cnapel, Rev. C. P. Barksdale, pastor of'the Baptist church at Macon, being the for the occasion. After the graduates sang a con pie o( by mi s a short talk was made by Prof. Lamb welcoming the people. Then Mr John Seitz, son of Mr. Nash Seitz, sang a solo in a beautiful manner Rev. Barksdale took his text trona Prov. 23-7ih verse, “Asa man tbinketh. so is he.” It was a sermon coached in verbiage that was plain, sev eral ways that showed up wick, edness and trutq in its various phases, and during ail the through the sermon he adlrered Io the text. Monday morning there were class exercises, and in the even ing a play, ‘Captain Plymouth,” was performed in a creditable manner. Tuesday evening Dr, H, L, Whitfield, president of the I. I & O. of Colnrabus. delivered the baccalaureate address and < also prosebud tbs diplomas to the graduating class. This session just passed has been one of the best in the his tory of the school and reflects great credit on the whole facul ty, and also t he trustees for their co-operation. Following are the graduates corrected: Walter Knox Ash ford, J pines Prank Brown, An nie L, Christopher, Willie Moore Clark, Julia Marie Poster, An nie Mae Foster, Valana Wood, son. Noble Lyle Hannah, Verna L. Neely, Tom L. Neely, Savan nah L. Oswalt, John J. Seitz, Leland Stiles and James Wade Wallace. • M It Helps! y P There can be no doubt Sjl r- il as to the merit of Cardui, m gj U *| the woman's tonic, In ii jg jy the treatment of many troubles peculiar to women, the thousands of women who have been ? eTk helped by Cardui in the H S past 40 years, is conclu- 1j j| P p sive proof that it is a a! 8 ■ 9 good medicine for women ■ ■ llwho suffer. It should IL|£ help you, too. PTI 122 Take CARDUI raTbe Woman’s lomega Mrs. N. E. Varner, of |1 H I Hixson, Tenn., writes: ■ ■ 1 I “I was passing through ■ g | I the .. . My back and 1 ■ sides were terrible, and g, M FjNj my suffering indescriba iiXii ble. I can’t tell just how and where 1 hurt, about VI Q ■ all over, 1 think ••. I I I p g began Cardui, and ray ■ I j* m pains grew less and less, 8 S until 1 was cured. lam ■ il E-.Q remarkably strong for a WM woman 64 years of age. fifi Try Cardui, today W °E-76 STi Stove Wood THIS is to inform the public that I have secured all the wood out put from the hickory mill and can suflplv read>* for the stove -90c per load CASH. ♦ or 252 B. ’ ,J. D. MALLORY. A. &M. Releases Student* Who Want to goto war. At a faculty meeting of the A. &■ M, College Monday it was announced that senior students who go to the training camps, farms, manufacturing plahts, or id other lines where they are needed for preparedness work will be graduated and presented their diplomas at once, and all underclass men who enter-training will be given credit for the balance of this session’s work and may withdraw at once. , If a farmer needs his son to help with the crop, the boy, if his record is good, can go to the farm right away with out loss of- his class standing. Only boys, who show evidence of the actual need for their ser vices can withdraw, however, and their cfass records must show that they are capable students. President Smith in speaking ot the matter said that there are many lines patriotic service need ed by the nation and advising that the young mao enter the fields lor which they -are best equipped. “Yo are men today.’* he said, ‘‘and never in your-lifetime wd) you see" such a need for intelligence, industry, and pa. triotism us exist now.’’ Inclosing fie said: “We want you to go out, strong in your duty, to uphold, the honor of your college and of your state whether it is military service or tending i hat hungry forty acres of land back at your home, and if each man doe 1 * his honest best 1 shall never fear of Jhe out come. We are going to prepare for any eventuality, and if it be. comes necessary to close the doors of ihe college and take up the guage of battle. I shall be with you in some capacity 'either in the com missarv>* idsf&ar Liwen t of the army, ©r eworking in the field to* produce toad fur you, for we. want' no - Mississippi sol dier to go hungry.” SlarkvßKana in West Point Mrs. Lloyd Magruder j and Misses Pinkey Gunu and Louise Saunders of Starkville -ivere among the visions in the city yesterday. M iss Beatrice Cox *of ai ville waa a visitor*in Tuesday. r v Mrs. LibierScales£Haughjter of Starkville was a guest ©Mrleads* in the oi tv* u Pomt Herald. > * .4 w Berry picking aod fishing will soon go hand in hand New Y. M. C. A. Cabinet. 4 An unusually mtc resting and very important meeting was held in the auditorium of thi* Y. M. G. A. last Sunday night, when seventeen students of the college were installed as members of the new cabinet which is to begin the duty of managing the affairs of the Y. M. CT A. at once. After a short address by the out-going president. J. H% Price, in which h rt expressed hts sin cere appreciation of tfap co.oper. aiiou and aid of the members of the Y* M. G A. during the past year, Rev. P. Z Brown, pastor of the Prebvterian church of StarkviHe,addressed the cabinet. Rev. Brown gave rhe new men a great deal of encouragement, but showed that they needed prepar. ation to get the best results out of their work, that their services in this capacity were a vocation or calling to them to renounce of the material things of life, and that they needed to co operate with not only God, bur with individual* and inierdenona- Inauons He also pointed our that the power of G and is created in and that it now become s the occupation of this cabinet u> extend the influence of rhe Y. M. C. A. more and more throughout rhe college and state. Pormer Vice.president I P, Trotter relieves M-r. Price as president, I. C. Greaves taking the vice-president’s chair; H. P. McCormick snccepds Clay Lyle as secretary; O. P. Magee suc ceeds G. W. Howard as ireasur er; H, M. Cook, who has served as chairman of tl*e- publicity committee, takes G- D.Coleman’s place as chairman ut the devo tional committee; P K. Moffatt takes charge ot the Bible studv which has been conducted by G. C .Smith -during the past year; S* S Holder takes charge of t he* mission study, relieving L. B. Rodgers; A. Erickson succeeds T. R, Reamu as chairman the m*ic committee; hr. G Hor ton take* ch irge of the social work n the pUfte of J. V. Pace; .1. fv Rowan 4s relieved by F. Q<wali i who has; served-as look out,* rman ot - athletics committee; Ibß. Travis relieved by A, -McLure ’<m membership; W. W* B-uomey by- H* Stingly, on extension; • L. B* Williams takes charge of the lookout; H. P Smith uis succeeded by J. G. Kizer as ch tirmau of the house committee: J, W* Newton, by B Bi Turner on lyceumj' R. W. Darwin takes charge of n ; pub. licit* * committee. Three new committees have been ad led this year; Bxias* Wor.i, </" w uca R k. Trigg tftcbairraanp* H andbo<sk, C. M. iTringie, chat naan, and Vocation. W. L. Norman, chair man V NO. I