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se VOLUME 8 WIGGINS, STONE COUNTY. MISSISSIPPI, THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 1923. _NUMBER 18. Prominent Wigg Killed Oi C. A. Herrington Fatally In jured By Passenger Train C. A. Herrington, known as ' ncle Nat, was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon, when his truck was hit by the South bound passenger train just north of McHenry. Mr. Herrington was return ing from Gulfport with a truck loaded with flour, and being a little deaf did not hear the whistle of the south bound pas senger train which was appro aching the crossing as he came near the track. j It was stated that the truck v as demolished, while the vic b'rr_3 skull was crushed, face and r.J.k showed several cuts and bruises. i Efforts were made to get the victim to a physician, but death r ame before medical aid could be obtained. Mr. Herrington was 69 years of age, a life long resident of V iggins, and a charter member of Wiggins Lodge No. 481 F. & A. M., and a member of the Eaptist Church. I Besides a large circle of friends and relatives he is sur vived by a wife, four daughters and two sons to mourn his death. NEW BUSINESS IN FRUIT LAND PARK A plant, seed and bulb busi ness has been established in Fruitland Park, the develop ment of whifch will mean a great deal to this town, inas much as a large portion of the business will be done through Wiggins. i The new Coompany is known as the Sunni-Glo Seed Com pany and Mr. B. L. Hart who has large seed interests in New York state is active manager. Mr. Hart believes this to be t>e logical place for such an industry and his experience with seeds, rare plants and bulbs leads him to state that climate soil and other natural _ conditions here can not be beat " for such a business. The Sunni-Glo Seed Company putting on a national adver tising campaign and will bring • mch attention to this section. The entire personnel of the nmpany is made up of men of vast experience in seed crowing who have other inter cuts in and around Fruitland Park. The company will specialize in blight-prooof tomato seed whiph has been perfected by the government after many years experimentaton. Rare bulbs will also be propogated for the trade. ins Citizen i R. R. Crossing BOARD HOLDING DEC EMBER MEETING The Board of Supervisor; of Stone County is holding its itec : ember meeting at the Stone County Court house. The meeting of the board will be short as there is no import ant business on docket. -o: o-— DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR The observance of American Education Week this year sur passed all previous years in effectiveness, according to an announcement of the Depart ment of the Interior through the Bureau of Education. The movement swept the entire Na tion, from the largest centers of population to the most re mote villages and hamlets. Churches, clubs, newspapers, theaters, and other organiza tions joined in with the schools in a.way they have not cooper ated before and made the week an actual intensified campaign for better knowledge about schools. Some States put on a State-wide program, and most of the cities had then own plans, though all of these patterned their observance up on the national program. President Colidge’s procla mation was printed in whole or part in practically every newspaper in the country and was given much prominence outside the daily press. The press responded with special educational editions, editorials, and information in their col umns based largely upon the facts sent out by the Bureau of Education. I More than a million sermons and addresses were delivered upon the subject of education during the week. The response of the churches was much greater than has been the case in previous years. Clubs of all kinds, particularly noonday! luncheon clubs, Rotary, Kiwa nis, Lions, an dothers, were notably in the campaign. A new feature of the week’s ob servance this year was the ac-j tive participation of the motion picture theaters of the country who were liberal in permitting information about education on their screens. 1 . It is too early yet to esti mate the definite accomplish ments of the week in the way of bond issues, new schools, and new projects originating from or carried through by the drive, but it is certain that the concrete results will sur pass anything in a similar per iod of time in the history of education in America. -----I - I 0 ;# • ... • ,:, MEETING TUESDAY NIGHT FOR THE PURPOSE OF FORMING CLUB An enthusiastic meeting of the citizens of the coast and adjafccnt counties was held in .'ass Christian Tuesday night fcr the purpose of boosting the candidacy of Senator Oscar Underwood for the presidency. The meeting was held at the city hall and was well attended by people from al over this section. I There was no formal program but a number of men promin ent along the coast made ad dresses in the interest of the campaign. Among the men listed to speak on this occasion are: Judge W. A. White, District Attorne Cowan, Hon. C. A. Bat son, H. E. Evans and others. Senator and Mrs. Underwood were visitors to the coast last winter and made a host of friends who are in sympathy with Senator Underwood’s can didacy. It is stated that the Senator expects to make the coast his winter home whether elected or defeated. It is expected to hold a big rally in Jackson in the interest of Mr. Undenvood’s campaign some time this winter. -o :o ..MRS. J. T. FORBES Whereas God in His wisdom has seen tit to take from our ✓ x p AI1V* -po I V> f 11 1 O Vfl much beloved members, Mrs. J. T. Forbes, be it resolved: That the members of the Woman’s Missionary Society of the Wiggins Methodist Church desire to express their fee’ing of loss in the removing of this beautiful life from our Society Church and Community, and that we cherish her memory in our hearts, and extend to the bereaved husband and children our heart felt sympa thy and pray that God will comfort their aching hearts in this time of grief, with the assurance of a life well spent. “Far from this world of oil and strife, She is present with the Lord: The labors of her mortal life Ends in a large reward.” WOMAN’S MISSIONARY SOCIETY, WIGGINS ME THODIST CHURCH. -o:o A GOOD WOMAN PASSED Mrs. W. H. Hutchinson, or “Rig Mama” was a good wo man. She served a long time hi this life, the way was some times rough and the burden heavy, she knew little or noth ing of the luxuries of this life, her greatest joy was in the service she could render to make some one else happy. She finished her work of many years, and with a firm faith in the Blessed Saviour laid her tired head upon His Bosom and fell asleep. We shall meet her again on the other side where sorrow and death comes no more. HER FORMER PASTOR. -0.0 MRS. JANE HUTCHINSON On November 23rd. the death angel claimed the immortal spirit of Mrs. Jane Hutchinson and released her from earthly sufferings. Sister Hutchinson was a good woman, a member of the Methodist Church, and enjoyed the esteem of many friends. Her funeral services were conducted from the Meth odist Church, Nov. 24th., be ing led by the pastor, Rev. Sharbrough, assisted by breth ren Campbell and Wilson. The deported leaves her hus ban and seven children and many friends to mourn her loss. May' the God of all grace sus tain and comfort them, and help all to trust the blessed Saviour. A Friend. --o MASONIC NOTICE Election of officers and much other business of importance, this Thursday night, Dec. r A full attendance is desired. 7:30 prompt. i C. E. PRAT W. M. AMERICAN PICKLE & CANN ING CO. CLOSED DOWN/ 1ST. OF DECEMBER Because of a shortage of cu cumbers the American Pickle & Canning Company has been forced to -shut down its factory. The factory which turns out a car load of pickles each day and gives employment to sever al hundred men and women. --o STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION (W. F. Bond, Supt.) Under the law' any school getting up, of its own accord as much as ten dollars may receive from l£e County Super intendent, out of the county common school fund, another ton dollars with w’hich to buy 1 books for the library. The county superintendent cannot, however, pay more than ten dollars to any one school,' nor pay out more than one hundred dollars for this pur pose during any one school year. In other words, the first ten schools in any county every year getting up ten dollars for library purposes, may re ."pivp tor dollars to matrh it from the county superinten I dent. Every school should Jiave at least a small library of well selected books. If we encour-! age the children to read good books they will never desire to read bad ones. Someone has said, “If we introduce the children to the right kind of books, they of their own ac cord will ^pt a fairly good edu I cation”. 1 Let us hope that the princi ; pals and trustees, of every good I school will do everything poss ! ible. this year, to get a few ' good books suitable for use in i the different grades of their ' respective schools. GIVES HIS EXPERIENCE IN GROWING CUCUMBERS American Pickle & Canning/Co. Wiggins, Miss. Gentlemen : “I will give my experience on cucumber growing for you in 1923. “I broke up V/o acres of land with a two-horse turning plow last summer, let it stay until January, then broke it again with a two-horse turning plow and left until ready to fix to plant. I laid off my rows six feet apart with a middle buster; put out 1200 pounds of fertilizer on the 1 Vi* acres list ed it and let it lie about three or four weeks before I planted the seed. “I planted the seed on April 5th and when the plants came up, I thinned them to two plants in a hill, three feet in the drill, then plbwed with a heel sweep only three times in the seson. but think if I had harrowed them and put more ‘fertilizer, also some Nitrate o' Soda to them, they would have done much better. “If I had burned lights earl ier, and we had not had so much rain, which I think injur ed them a great deal, and leav mg off all that i couia nave clone on my part to have made them better. I made there about $109.00. Cleared over and above the seed and fertil izer $84.50. “Now if this will help you any you are are at liberty to publish it. Yours very truly,” (Signed) Cade Breland ---r\ CARD OF THANKS We wish to express our sin cere thanks to the many friends and neighbors who so graci ously extended their help and sympathy during the last sick ness and death of our dear wife and mother, Mrs. Jane Hutchinson. We deeply appre ciate your kindness, and pray God to bless you all. Her Husband and Children. CARD OF THANKS We want to thank the people of Wiggins for their kindness shown us and for the beautiful florial offering, at the time of our great sorrow in the death of our doar wife and mother. DAD HUTCHINSON, and CHILDREN. Wiggins To Ha^ Brick FROF. W. F. BOND STATE SUPT. OF EDUCATION HERE Prof. W. F. Bond, State Supt. of Education was in town a portion of last week when he made an address at the Magno lia Consolidated school. Prof. Bond left Thanksgiv ing afternoon with a party of friends on a deer hunt and returned to his home in Jack son Sunday morning. -o PINE NEEDLE BASKETS ON SALE IN HATTIESBURG Fine needle baskets made! from Mississippi long leaf are; on sale in some of the depart ment stores of Hattiesburg. Thesd~ l askets were made by Forest County women and are judged to be very fine examples of the art of basketry. Trays of pine needles are also, on sale. It is authentically! stated* that the group of women; in that county who have spec ialized on basketry have more orders than they can fill. -o:o Sunday Subject Note these subjects for the Sunday Sermons at the Baptist Church. 11 a. m„ “The Trans-' figuration of Jesus.” 7:30 p. m., “The Grace of God.” i Come and hear the message | and join us in worship. Our Sunday school and B. Y. P. U’s. are fine. We have a place for you. A warm hearted welfcome awaits you. Your in His Name, H. D. WILSON -o AUTO BUMPERS » — • » (Hazelhurst Courier.) A case of more than usual interest was the cTamage suit of Dr. Haralson against the city of Vicksburg, involving the legalit of the placing of bump-; crs by municipalities to slow, down motorists at dangerous points. Dr. Haralson was in jured when his car went over one of these bumpers, and the, court awarded him damages to the extent *of $1,500. If we i mistake not, a similar damage; suit case in Hazelhurt was de cided the other way—that is, the town won. No doubt the State Supreme Court will be called on to make an authoria tive ruling in the matter, but in the mean while it would be safest for municipalities to go slow on erecting bumpers, and to more rigidly enfoi'ce the speed limit law. If the speed limit is enforced, there will not be much danger of accidents. Subcribe for The Stone County Enterprise. You will get the week’s issue—$ 1.5ft a* year. re $45,000 School Building Brick Building 1o be Ejected by End of Next Year i> ___________ At a joint meeting of the Board of Aledrmen and the Trustees of the Wiggins High Shool on Tuesday night, it was definitely decided that the town of W iggins would have a new and beautiful school building some time during the year 1921.' The building is to be of birck and is to cost $45,000. It is to be a one story structure and is to be modern jn every re spect. In architecture it will resemble the Collins school which is known to be^ one of the most conveniently arranged school buildings in the state. The building will contain twelve or fourteen rooms and will conveniently care for six hundred children.4|| A large auditorium will be one of the features of the building. The auditorium will be about 40 x 75 and will be furnished with all modern faci lity's for such a hall. The structure will be so ar ranged that lighting facilities will be as nearly perfect as is possible to arrange in any building. All light coming over the left shoulders of the stu dents. Ventilation and heat will also be perfectly distribut ed over the building. Jusf where the new7 building will be located has not yet been decided. Probably the streets around the location of the old structure will De closed ana tne new building erected near the same spot, however this is in the future. NOTICE TO RECEIVE Blt)S FOR COUNTY DEPOSITORY Notice is hereby given, that the Board of Supervisors of Stone County, Mississippi, will receive bids up and until 12 o’clock noon on the 7th day of January 1924 for the County Depository for said County dur ing the year of 1924, said bid to include the accunt of the Sheriff and Tax-collector and to be filed with the'Clerk of this Board. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Do^e by order of the Board of Supervisors, this 4th day of December 1923. E. R. DAVIS, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of Stone County, Mississippi. -o CABBAGE PLANTSMissis sippi Hardy Field Grown Early Jerseys; Charleston Wakesfield and Stein’s Early Flat Dutch: 500, 75c; 1000 $1.45 Postpaid. Not prepaid $1.00 1000. Sunni Glo Orchard Company, Fruit land Park. Miss. I To All Ford Owners Arid Prospective Buyers We now have our stock room displayed with all the latest models of Ford Cars, Trucks, Tractors, and Parts. We will be very glad to have a visit from you to inspect the latest units of Ford Motor Co. We also carry in stock Fertilizer Manufactered by Ford Motor Co. P. E. BOND MOTOR CO. MCHENRY AUTO CO. Wiggins, Miss. McHenry Miss.