Bnef Local Items j|
The material for covering the new
power house arrived the first of the
week, and workmen have been busy
covering the roof. Superintendent
Mclngvale is nearly happy, and says
the arrival of the new machinery will
make him supremely happy—espec
ially an exciter.
Work on the new building of the 1
Peoples Savings Bank is going on j
without much interruption right now
and if material can be secured with
out delay it will not be long before
the building is complete.
Dr. Hunter Seales has had con
crete floors put in the building oc
cupied by him as offices, adding much
to their appearance.
The stock of the Bynn Yanns Cos.
was sold Monday to Mr. J. 0. Thomas
who will move the stock to the build
ing on Main Street formerly occupied
by the Woodward Mercantile Cos.
Mr. Thomas will conduct a grocery
and feed store in the building.
Phonographs, Sterling Silver, Fan
cy Wares, Gifts at Gills.
Mrs. G. B. Garland is now with the
firm of M. Block for the fall.
Little Lena Bell Rand celebrated
her seventh birthday Monday after
noon by entertaining her grade at
the home of her grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Will Lanier.
Mr. and Mrs. Ledyard Reynolds,
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Woodward and
Mrs. T. W. Woodward, Jr., attended
the show in Columbus Thursday
Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Vaughan have
returned from a visit to relatives in
Mfs. Dr. Crigffler spent a few
days in Crawford Ibis week.
Comfort and economy make happy
homes. You get both by using
Cole’s Hot Blast Heaters.
Mrs. Rector Thompson is spending
a few days in the country this week.
Mr. Rob Sanders, of cotton mill
fame, is spending a few days in
Meridian this week.
Charles Dodds, the son of Dr. and
Mrs. C. R. Dodds, who was hurt on
the public school grounds last week,
'has been quite ill as the result of
his injury, but we are glad to say
that he has improved considerably in
the past few days, and will soon be
out again. The little fellow has the
sympathy of his many friends.
Mr. W. S. Moncricf, who has been
for several days in Senatobia Coun
ty mingling business with pleasure
returned home Wednesday.
is the Phonograph and Gift Shop.
Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wiley have
as their guest this week, Mrs. E. R.
Irvin, of Meridian.
Rapid work is being made in the
construction of the dwelling of Hon.
G. Odie Daniel.
Mr. J. T. Hargrove, of Hickory
Grove, was here Tuesday looking af
Prof. South commenced his school
in the Craig Springs community
Monday. It will be remembered
Prof. South was principal of the Self
Creek Consolidated School last year.
Mrs. W. F. Scheuneman, of Colum
bus, is visiting her parents, Mr. and
[TT ssnims nmi rral
PARADF at 11 o’c,ock 0 ’ c,ock
r RAIN or SHINE
Improved Delta Farm Lands
40 to r 500 Acre farms. Soil black sandy loam,
NO BOLL WEEVIL Will grow 1000 to 2000 lbs.
Cotton. 40 to 75 bu corn, 5 to 6 tons Alfalfa per acre.
Write for illustrated booklet and price list.
BADER & BARRON,
Mrs. Jim Mullens.
The board of supervisors will meet
next Monday in their regular month
ly session, when business concerning
county affairs, some of which prom
ises to be of an important character,
will be passed on.
Gill’s Shop now next to Merchants
and Farmers Bank.
Country farmers are bringing pro
duce in abundance every Saturday,
and the prices seem to differ with the
high cost of living.
Mr. Grover Josey and brother, of
; Self Creek, were in the city Tuesday.
Mrs. Rogers, after spending sever
al days with her daughter, Mrs. Lillie
South, returned to her home in Tip-
Ipah County Tuesday.
Dr. and Mrs. C. R. Dodds returned
Monday from Locksburg. where they
had been called by the death of Mrs.
[Dodds father, Mr. F. C. Floyd.
The first crop of sorghum molasses
pold extremely well last Saturday.
One dollar a gallon was asked and
it sold like hot cakes.
Mr. E. F. Edwards, of Self Creek,
was a business visitor Monday.
Miss Mena Blumenfeld entertained
■at bridge Thursday evening in honor
I of her guest, Miss Wiener.
Mrs. Bigford is visiting friends
j and relatives in Florida.
Miss M. Martin, of Meridian, was
j the guest of Mias Geraldine Rosseau
i for the week-end.
j Mr. Wm. Shienblum has returned
j from Chicago and Rochester, Minn.,
I where he spent several weeks rest
|mg up. He says the trip helped him
A bevy of staunch citizens of
! Double Springs were in the city
i Wednesday, consisting of “Uncle”
l.Pony Betts, Jesse Betts, J. M. Carden
| and R. E. Vandeford.
STARKVILLE MAN MANAGING
BIG LOUISIANA PLANTATION
I The relatives and many friends of
i Mr. Arthur Richey, who left here
I nearly two years ago, were glad to
j ee him on the streets Monday. Mr.
Richey was at one time connected
.vith the stock department of A. and
M, but resigned to better himself,
having secured this lucrative planta
tion managing position at Lake Prov
He says the sea water damaged
the cotton considerably but with
chat exception the plant is doing
•ell. Young corn is fine and Mr.
Richey says that the crop will be
better than last year.
The Tyrone plantation is one of
the Holland Delta Company’s and is
onsidered to be the largest in that
section of the country, and this is
the one superintended by Mr. Richey.
He is a brother of Messrs. Shade,
I Guy and W. W. Richey. We are
j glad to know of Mr. Richey’s success
in the native state Louisiana. ,
AUTOMOBILE TRIP TO
| ALABAMA ENJOYED
Mr. G. D. Hartness and wife and
j son, Mr. Joe Hartness and wife, have
tjust returned from an automobile
I trip to north Mississippi and Ala
1 From Stai’kville the party went to
i Baldwyn, Miss., where they remain
| ed for several days with their son-in
j law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Mc-
I Elroy. Then a straight shoot was
I made for Alabama. The roads were
j rough in parts of Mississippi and
| about the same in the adjoining state.
LOST—Bunch of keys. Name
“M. Mitchell” on tag. Finder re
warded by returning to Bell Cafe.
ADMINISTRATRIX’ NOTICE TO
State of Mississippi,
County of Oktibbeha.
Letters of administration having
been granted to the undersigned on
the 25th day of September, 1920, by
Ihe Chancery Court of Oktibbeha
County, Mississippi, on the estate of
W. P. Smith, deceased, notice is
hereby given to all persons having
| claims against the said estate, to
j have the same probated, and regis
i tered by the Clerk of the Chancery
I Court of Oktibbeha County, Missis-
I sippi, within six months, and a fail
| ure to probate and register the same
l, or six months will bar the claim.
; Dated this, the 25th day of Sep
' tember, 1920.
MRS. W. P. SMITH,
Administratrix of the estate
l 22-3 t of W. P. Smith, deceased.
iaA StARtfVTLiB (MIBS.) NEWft
Before reaching Alabama they took
wrong: roads which retarded their
time somewhat. Mr. Hartnesfe, Sr.,
is thinking: strongly of entering suit
GOOD MONEY IN
Here is another evidence that
sweet potatoes are good sellers. For
the past three weeks a Mr. Betts, re
siding near Craig Springs, has been
coming to town with the finest speci
mens of yams we have ever seen. He
was here twice a week, weather per-
Imitting, and experienced very little
trouble in disposing of them. The
first load he sold at $2.50 a bushel
and the other loads at $2.00. Now
they are at the same rate.
He told the News reporter Tuesday
that he planted an acre and a half
in potatoes, and up until this period
half of the patch has been disposed
of and he has realized thus far ovei
One of the most important meet
ings of the Northeast Mississippi
Dental Society was held last week in
Tupelo. Dr. B. L. Magruder, of this
ci^ r , was the only representative of
the county present.
The only address of the occasion
was by Dr. J. C. Moffatt, of Shelby,
president of the Mississippi Dental
Association. Drs. Scharff, Ogden
and Johnson conducted the clinics.
Dr. Scharlf conducted the clinic oi>
the Nesbette bridge.
, The dentists said it was one of the
prettiest and most clear-cut they ever
had seen. Dr. Ogden gav6 a clinij
on block anasthesia.
IW WITH I
Mr. W. R. Lanier, Retired Farmer,
Tells His Experience.
There is nothing like a talk with
one of our own citizens for giving
hope and encouragement to the anx
ious sufferer from the dread kidney
disease. We, therefore, give here an
interview with a Starkville man:
“Several years ago I used Doan’s
Kidney Pills and well remember the
good they did me,” says Mr. Lanier.
“When a man gets along in years,
his kidneys are lively to cause more
or less trouble and I surely have had
my share of it. My kidneys acted
too frequently and caused me to get
up during the night, and I lost much
sleep. Doan’s Kidney Pills gave me
the desired relief and did more than
I expected. I know they are a reli
able remedy and take pleasure-, in
giving this endorsement.”
COc, at all dealers. Foster-Milburn
Cos., Mfrs., Buffalo, N. Y. ff
A Platform of Americanism
Should No Longer Rule. Condems Democratic Extravagence
To til A Vnf ovts r\-P 4-Vin P! i. n
To the Voters of the First Congres
sional District of Mississippi:
I am a can'didatc for Congress in
your district, running on the Inde
pendent Republican ticket.
The League of Nations
The League of Nations seems to be
the paramount issue in the campaign
and, being a Nationalist and then an
Internationalist—an American and
then a partisan, I am prompted to
stand unreservedly with those who
demand that the League, as submit
ted by President Wilson, and in
dorsed by Mr. Cox BE AMENDED
wu,r£ ERTA,N Reservations,
WHICH WOULD PRESERVE BE
YOND ALL DOUBT THE INDE
PENDANCE AND SOVEREIGNTY
OF OUR COUNTRY.
Patrfbts of the George Washing
ton and Patrick Henry type were
never known to wait until the war
was far advanced before getting in;
neither were they ever lax in their
patriotism after the smoke of battle
had cleared away. Patriotism, I be
lieve, is not a thing to be put off or
on, but should be an every-day garb
to be worn in election years, peace
years as well as in years of war.
The naked question before the
people in the present campaign is’
SHALL OUR NATION RETAIN EX
CLUSIVE CONTROL OF ITS OWN
AFFAIRS, AS IT HAS DONE
SINCE THE DAYS OF WASHING
TON AND THE SIGNING OF THE
DECLARATION OF INDEPEND
ENCE, OR SHALL IT SHARE
THAT CONTROL WITH FOREIGN
ERS. I CANNOT STAND WITH
THOSE WHO PROPOSE TO SHARE
“I would stand, if I stood alone,
for an America with the right to
choose, from time to time, the Com
pany she keeps; for an America at
liberty to follow her own conscience,
as the events of the future transpire;
for an America which all the nations
of the earth are powerless to order
from right doing, or command to
wrong doing; for an America com
for damages against some of the
counties that no sign boards to direct
him in the right direction. It is not
known as yet what amount he will
Anyway, they got into Florence,
Ala., without much trouble. At this
place they rested for some days, be
ing under the hospitable roof of an
other daughter, Mrs. C. B. Collier.
1 Regarding the crops, Mr. Hartness
said cotton and corn were fine, es
pecially the corn. The boll weevil
was not doing a great deal of dam
age in that section.
, All enjoyed the trip notwithstand
ing that tehy were somewhat wearied
on their return.
The undersigned announce the
formation of a partnership, effective
October 1. 1920, under the firm name
of J. L. White & Cos., for the pur
pose of conducting a general real
estate business. The firm will main
tain its office in the Masonic building.
The senior member of this partner
ship will also engage in the insur
ance business, while the junior mem
ber will continue his connection with
the law firm of Bell & Ward.
J. L. WHITE
WILL E. WARD
Starkville, Miss.. Sept. 27, 1920.
One carload of
New Molasses Barrels
$3- 50 Per Barrel
See us before the
supply is gone.
Blumenfeld & Fried
Icerned for the world, but devoted 1
I first to the protection of her own
Labor Unions Coerce and Threaten.
Another important and vital ques
tion which should not be side-tracked
is UNIONISM. On this question I
have very decided views. I would
prefer to stand with and for the
great mass of our people rather than
with the A. F. L., as it has been con
ducted. I believe the demands and
the necord of this organization are
indefensible and un-American, and
that its policies have been largely
dictated by foreign sentiment, sown
and cultivated by undesirable for
eigners here on our own American
The records, in my judgement,
show that Mr. Gompers, President
and Chief of all the Unions, is auto
cratic, anarchistic, unpatriotic, and
wholly un-American. Notwithstand
ing all this, he has been, and is to
day, dictator in the councils of the
Democratic party, and the two Wil
son administrations. He, (Gomp
ers) has by threats and coercion, de
manded and received special favors
for the few, which many believe has
proved ruinous for the masses. This,
I believe, has not been good for our
Country, and should no longer be l
by the American people. j
Asa partial remedy for this evil, I
advocate the passage of a law by i
Congress which would eliminate from
eyery branch of Government service
all persons belonging to any Union,
or branch of the A. F. L. This law
should also apply to the Public Ser
vice Corporation. The Government
tmd the public should no longer leave
themselves open to assault and de
struction from this source.
Judging the future by the past, it
is sheer folly to expect or even hope
for any relief along this line from
the Democratic party, or a Demo
cratic Administration who are now
bidding for the Union vote, and will
no doubt have its support in this
campaign. Gompers has sent forth
X CRAIG SPRGS. LOCALS *
The consolidated school opened
Monday, Prof. South being the
Quite a number of our young peo
ple attended the box supper at Sha
dy Grove Saturday night and report
a fine time.
Miss Willie Mae Crumpton spent
the week-end at home.
Mr. and Mrs. Luther Murphy wes(t,
visitors in Longview Friday in the
home of the latter’s sister, Mrs. Wal
Dr. and Mrs. Crumpton were the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. R. S. Crump
ton Sunday afternoon.
Mr .and Mrs. J. W. Greene spent
Saturday and Sunday with Mr. and :
Mrs. L. M. Murphy.
Rev. Cooke delivered a fine ser
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Crumpton, of
Sturgis, attended preaching here
Miss Margaret Crumpton visited
her aged grandparents at Betheden
last Tuesday. J
Mr. Hulon Heflin will leave iotr
McCrory, Ark., next Tuesday.
Mrs. Eliza McHann accompanied
by Mrs. Lena Heflin visited the for
mer’s parents in Choctaw last week.
his orders, and everyone knows what
the result will be.
Cox in the White House, with a
Democratic Congress, to me, means
nothing more or less than four more
years of Gomperism.
Democratic Extravagence and
Government Expenditures is an
other important question which we
should not overlook. We are spend
ing entirely too much money. Taxes
are too heavy, and must be reduced,
or the government will be bankrupt,
and in the hands of a receiver. The
Republican Congress (last session)
11 on £™ ord as havin £ saved more
than $250,000,000. to the tax-payers
iy cutting this amount from useless
appropriations asked for by our pres
ent Democratic Administration. We
have an over-supply of Government,
employees. Too many Boards and
Commissions attempting to run our
business, both public and private.
I believe we have about 150,000
names on the public pay rolls which
should be taken off, and could, I be
lieve, be done without crippling the
service of any department. None
ot those in the Departments in
Washington, thanks to Mr. Gomn
i ers, even pretend to work more than
| seven hours per day. I favor cut
| ting this horde to the minimum, stop
ping their pay checks, thereby sav
ing millions to the tax-payer.
' ,£ ow ’ I? conclusion, if you agree
with me that our Government should
retain excusive control of its own
business, that it should no longer be
dominated by Gomperism, and that
it should be operated at a minimum
ot cost, I solicit your support in the
coming November elections, even
though you may have been born and
reared in the “Solid South" and the
Mate of Mississippi, where I myself
was born, and have lived all my life.
■ 4 . . GASTON THERRELL.
Sept. 2nd, 1920. i
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